Major Injury Accident

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=California+36,+CA&aq=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=57.772232,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=California+36,+California&ll=40.277603,-122.490378&spn=0.439624,0.891953&z=11&output=embed&w=425&h=350] A major injury accident on State Route 36 at mile marker 16 has emergency vehicles at the scene.  Please be careful.  A gray Pontiac Firebird is involved. UPDATE: the woman was trapped in her car for 48 hours

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Accident by Bigfoot

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?q=%22legend+of+bigfoot%22+Garberville&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=%22legend+of+bigfoot%22&hnear=Garberville,+Humboldt,+California&ll=40.067169,-123.790512&spn=0.110614,0.222988&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Accident just south of Legend of Bigfoot between Richardson Grove and Benbow State park. There is apparently a red van hanging off the roadway.  Efforts to tow it may impede traffic so be careful.

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Murder in Hoopa–Search Results in Arrest of a Woman

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Matilton+rd,+Hoopa,+CA&aq=&sll=41.155396,-123.922682&sspn=0.87061,1.783905&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Matilton+Rd,+Hoopa,+Humboldt,+California+95546&ll=41.038136,-123.672967&spn=0.054514,0.111494&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: On 08-13-2011 at about 0344 hours Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Officers and Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a stabbing that had just occurred at a residence on Cherry Flat Road, Hoopa. Upon arrival in the area, Deputies located an adult male, age 36, with what appeared to be a puncture wound to the

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CAMPing in Humboldt? There's a Variety of Garden Spots

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Department of Justice Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP) with the eradication of marijuana in Humboldt County. Between Monday, August 8th and Thursday August 11th , Officers eradicated a total of 42,402 growing marijuana plants from open fields. The plants were seized from the following locations: Redwood Valley off Highway 299 Baird

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Bear Mauling Ruled Out –It's Murder!

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=44000+Block+of+North+Highway+One+(1)+Westport,+CA&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=57.772232,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=44000+California+1,+Westport,+California+95488&ll=39.737521,-123.816091&spn=0.222289,0.445976&z=12&output=embed&w=425&h=350] On receiving reports of a possible bear attack, the Mendocino County Sheriff Deputies along with Coastal Medical Personnel rushed last night to the 44000 Block of North Highway 1 North of Westport, CA.  Once there, medical personnel and deputies found the victim dead alongside his vehicle.  They determined that the victim’s injuries were not consistant with an attack

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Accident on 36 Closes East Bound Lane

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=40.492393,-124.001312&spn=0.212269,0.445976&z=12&output=embed&w=425&h=350] An accident on State Route 36 has closed the east bound lane. A 6000 lb John Deere Frontend Loader is on its side in that lane.  It may be awhile before a tow truck powerful enough to deal will be able reach the area which is at mile marker 16. UPDATE: Road cleared.

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Former Willits Man Among the 31 Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

A former Willits man, Jesse Pittman, was killed aboard the U.S. Chinook helicopter that was shot down early Saturday morning over Afghanistan. The incident which killed 7 Afghans and 31 US  troops was the greatest single loss of US soldiers during the Afghan war. Pittman formerly served as a firefighter in Mendocino. A sad story made more sad and personal

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