Shop Smart in Redway Evacuated as Man Threatens to Burn Himself

  Ricardo Guerra (43) of Whitethorn (photo provided by law enforcement)   UPDATE 12/24: Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release:              On 12-24-2012, 12-23-2012 at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a man on top of the Shop Smart Grocery Store, 3430 Redwood Drive, in Redway. The caller said the man was pouring gasoline on himself

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Hwy 162 Roadway Collapse

Highway 162 (Covelo Road) UPDATE 12/24: Caltrans reports that Route 162 in Mendocino County has been reopened to one-way controlled traffic. From Mendocino County Sheriff (see also CHP report) FROM OES: Highway 162 (Covelo Road) at Mile Marker 1.1. Highway 162 is closed at this location. It appears storm run off plugged a drain pipe under the highway, causing the

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On Fridays, the District Attorney will Close Front Window

Humboldt Co.  District Attorney’s Press Release: Please be advised that as of January 4, 2013, the District Attorney’s Officefront window will be closed on Fridays. Our office will continue conducting business on Fridays, however, due tostaffing limitations, we will no longer be available at the window. Our mainline will also not be answered on Fridays. The window will be open

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I5 Closed Due to Massive ‘Mile’s Worth of Damaged Vehicles’

UPDATE 10:34 P.M.: Caltrans is reporting “detour in place via SR 263.” But there is no estimate of when Interstate 5 will open. ———————————- The Redding Searchlight is reporting a “mile’s worth of damaged vehicles” about 10 miles south of the Oregon border on I5 near the intersection with Hwy 96.  The entire interstate is closed down. The accident, which

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I5 Closed Due to Massive ‘Mile’s Worth of Damaged Vehicles’

UPDATE 10:34 P.M.: Caltrans is reporting “detour in place via SR 263.” But there is no estimate of when Interstate 5 will open. ———————————- The Redding Searchlight is reporting a “mile’s worth of damaged vehicles” about 10 miles south of the Oregon border on I5 near the intersection with Hwy 96.  The entire interstate is closed down. The accident, which

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Claudia Pedreros Convicted of Manslaughter/ Sanity Phase to Follow

  Photo of Claudia Pedreros from the Record Searchlight. UPDATE 9:40 P.M.: The Times Standard is reporting that Pedreros was found insane.  Go here for details. ————————— According to a Redding based paper, The Record Searchlight, Claudia Pedreros, the Humboldt woman on trial for drowning her two and a half year old daughter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter, child abuse,

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