Humboldt County

California Rains Bring ‘Wettest Winter in Decades’, and a Tornado

California, and especially the state’s North Coast region, has experienced “the wettest winter” in decades, thanks to recent steady rains. Local weather has featured widespread flooding, power outages, high tides, falling trees, school closures and even a tornado.

California rains and flooding (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

California Primary: Humboldt County Feels the Bern

Hillary Clinton will need to assemble a strong ground game before the state’s June 7 primary if she is to defeat Sen. Bernie Sanders in this district, where an “outsider” ethos prevails and progressive politics rule. It is this outsider status that will also likely propel Republican hopeful Donald Trump to victory here.

Eureka (Daniel Nussbaum / Breitbart News)

Highest Arrest Rate in California? ‘Hippie’ Humboldt County

The county with the highest arrest rate in California is not Los Angeles, San Diego or the Bay Area counties, where Black Lives Matter protests have shut down cities. Rather, it is “hippie” Humboldt County, which had the highest arrest rates for felonies, misdemeanors, and status offenses for the 58 counties in California from 2005 through 2014.


Newsom Takes Campaign for Legal Pot to Humboldt County

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will hold an open discussion on marijuana legalization Friday in one of the counties that legalization legislation would likely affect the most: Humboldt County.

AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico