Oct 15, 2018

Federal District Judge S. James Otero dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Trump

“No amount of spin or commentary by Stormy Daniels or her lawyer, Mr. Avenatti, can truthfully characterize today’s ruling in any way other than total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels."

Maybe Carpathian needs to keep filing writs because he is as inept at it as he was at his job

Alleged molestor and Humboldt County Superior Court Clerk John Beideman had one writ denied, filed another one. In the second one, an informal response has been filed and now a third one.

An idea that is a maybe is generating backlash from West Coast Democrats and environmentalists

According to an Associated Press article, the " Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia."

Richard Dean to be arraigned on murder, attempted robbery, battery and several other charges

Richard Dean will be arraigned on information on these three cases on October 16. Dean waived his right to a preliminary hearing on October 3.

Robert Gerald Mastel booked for assault after he fires at Drug Task Force agents


Attorney stipulate to Dylan Wilson's competency; will this preliminary actually occur?


Certification of competency hearing for Dylan Wilson was continued to this morning because he refused to come to court last time.

Today, criminal proceedings were reinstated. Attorneys stipulated to the medical report.

"The ruling on the Goldberg case will be open to the public and it will be done Friday."


This week, there are important dates scheduled in the Jon Goldberg case. The defense has alleged juror misconduct and asked for a new trial.

Today, Visiting Judge Graham A. Cribbs told people in the courtroom audience, "Today's proceedings will be closed, Wednesday's proceedings are again going to be closed, that could change depending on my discussion with counsel today.  The ruling on the Goldberg case will be open to the public and it will be done Friday."

Oct 12, 2018

Misty Macon arrested and booked for armed robbery in Fortuna


On October 8th 2018 at about 2023 hours officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to the report of an armed robbery at a business located on the 700 block of South Fortuna Blvd.

HCSO Sheriff is still my favorite lip sync but Santa Barbara might be getting some new applicants

Eureka Police Department, I am still waiting.

(SB lip sync challenge)

Donovan Baltzley convicted again, faces a maximum of 6 years in prison


Today the jury found 29 year-old Donavan Baltzley guilty of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of being a felon in possession of ammunition, all felonies.

HCSO and correctional deputies credited for saving inmate's life


Humboldt County correctional deputies and medical staff are credited for saving an inmate’s life Tuesday night.

Will Judge Reinholtsen's ruling in Ewa Misztal 's case be the final decision in this case?



After arguments by attorneys in the Ewa Misztal's case this morning  Judge Dale Reinholtsen said he will issue a written ruling.

Help HCSO identify this Willow Creek burglary suspect




The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to identify the suspect of a home burglary in Willow Creek. 

Oct 11, 2018

Walmart agrees to pay cashiers $65 million in settlement




In a settlement that must be approved by a federal judge, Walmart has agreed "to pay $65 million to nearly 100,000 current and former cashiers in California" and provide seating for them.

The Peter Yellowbird investigation regarding allegations against Officer Drake Goodale is complete


Remember Peter Yellowbird? He sent a selective clip and made allegations against EPD Officer Drake Goodale.