Dec 9, 2018

California gets $7.4 million from Target to settle hazardous waste lawsuit


Target Corporation agreed to a $7.4 million settlement to resolve a hazardous waste lawsuit by California state and local officials.

Archdiocese and Catholic school will not press charges against nuns who allegedly embezzled $500,000

(Photo: The Beach Reporter)

Two nuns who worked at at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, retired earlier this year, allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations.

The amount only includes what auditors have been able to trace through six years’ of bank records and might not include other cash transactions.

Dec 8, 2018

$250,000 bail for CHP officer arrested for alleged sexual abuse



Robert Stephano, 44, a California Highway Patrol Officer was arrested was arrested and booked on charges of lewd and lascivious acts with a child between 14 and 15 years old, communicating with a minor with the intent to commit a sex crime and arranging to meet with a minor to commit a sex crime. Two of his alleged victims are girls ages 14 and 17.

Stephano is held on $250,000 bail.

BOLO issued for Jordan Sterling and two others as well as white Chevy Malibu

6:32 p.m. BOLO over scanner, Jorden Sterling who lured victim under false pretenses, fled before officer's arrival.
Sterling has a felony warrant out and has a parole violation.

I hear the description of two others with Sterling, one male, one white f
female. Law enforcement looking for white Chevy Malibu.

Same guy from the Cummings Road incident.

Humboldt Bay Fire responds to three more dumpster fires in early am hours



On 12/8/18 at 4:11 A.M. three fire engines, a ladder truck and a chief officer from Humboldt Bay Fire were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the alley at 5th and H Streets.

Dec 7, 2018

Delish on Fifth is a welcome addition to Old Town


Christine Silver, owner of Humboldt Soup Company, Sixth and E Neighborhood Eatery and the soon to open Delish on Fifth, is not quite ready to talk details or have me post photos about her latest venture.

The location is the former BLMC cafe, Fifth and F streets.

Yet another continuance by the defense for Gary Cudney who is charged with the death of Dirty Dave


Intervention was scheduled for Gary Cudney on December 6. Preliminary hearing scheduled for December 12 was vacated. This is third continuance requested by the defense. There have been five continuances in total; only one by the District Attorney.

CHP finally releases information on Fernbridge hit and run

So, why wasn't this information released earlier? Could have avoided a lot of questions. This definitive information could also have been provided yesterday to me either by Officer Paul Craft or Officer Harvey as well as released to me as I specifically asked for a press release.

Why hasnt Jeffry/Jeffrey Tsarnas been booked? There is no recent case in the court system. Has even an initial report been submitted to the DA?