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Articles by John Ross Ferrara

April 2020

Arcata Plaza Hit By String of Burglaries; Police Say They Will Not Investigate Non-Violent Crimes In Person

There’s a Baller-Ass Yacht Docked in Humboldt Bay Right Now, But You Probably Shouldn’t Go Look at It

Local Businesses Give Back By Donating Hand Sanitizer to First Responders, Others in Need

March 2020

(VIDEO) New Documentary on Hart Family Murder-Suicide to Be Released Next Week

A Facebook Group Founded Locally is Sewing Homemade Medical Masks for Hospitals and Healthcare Workers Across the U.S.

This Badass Humboldt Native Helped Orchestrate a Sting Operation That Recovered Thousands of Stolen Respirator Masks for a Global Humanitarian Aid Organization

Humboldt County Jail Only Booking Suspects Charged With Serious or Violent Felonies Due to COVID-19

CHURCH CLOSURES: Humboldt’s Houses of Worship are Offering Online Services to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

(VIDEO) Mountain Lion Sighting in Ridgewood

Can’t Find Hand Sanitizer? Guess What? The Recipe is Super Simple and You Probably Already Have the Ingredients at Home.

(VIDEO) Gov. Newsom Calls for People Over 65 to Self-Isolate, Asks That Bars Shutter and Restaurants Reduce Occupancies By Half

(UPDATE) Pacific and McKinleyville Union Schools, Fortuna Middle School Also Announce Closures in Response to COVID-19

SCHOOL UPDATE: St. Bernard’s Switches to ‘Remote Learning,’ Jacoby Creek School Closed This Week

WINTER STORM WARNING: March Snow Causes Hazardous Driving Conditions on Highway 299, 36

Eureka WinCo No Longer Open 24 Hours as Employees Need Time to Clean, Restock Shelves Due to Coronavirus-Incited Hoarding

(UPDATE) XFL Cancelled Due to Coronavirus; Ja’Quan Gardner’s Pro Season Cut Short Once Again

Hey, Artsy High School Students! Here’s Your Chance to Win a Free Trip to D.C. And One of Them Fancy College Scholarships

(VIDEO) Humboldt Bay Fire Responds to Vegetation Fire at the Eureka Marsh

(VIDEO) St. Bernard’s Middle Schooler Hits Half-Court Buzzer-Beater to Win Big Tournament Game, Crowd Goes Wild

Cali the Fire Dog is Returning to Work Cancer Free After Humboldt Raises More Than $7,500 for her Surgery

Ferndale High Grad Named Among Those Killed By Devastating Nashville Tornado

HAZARDOUS OCEAN CONDITIONS: Gale Warning Issued for Today and Tomorrow

February 2020

Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion Christie Pearce Rampone to Host Soccer Clinic at Humboldt State

Local Children’s Wrestling Squad Places 7th Out of 154 Teams at Semi-National Tournament; McKinleyville Boy Takes Home Championship Belt

HSU Softball Player Dies After Second Battle With Cancer in Two Years

(VIDEO) A Convoy of Truckers Saved the Day for Highway 101 Drivers Yesterday By Towing a Broken-Down Logging Truck Off the Road at Last Chance Grade

(VIDEO) The Internet is Quite Impressed By the McKinleyville Kmart’s Folding Chair Selection

(VIDEO) Humboldt State Hooper Hits Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater With 0.4 Seconds Left on the Clock

What’s It Like Moving From Los Angeles to Humboldt? Some Guy on Reddit Wants to Know.

(VIDEO) OH, BOY! A Brand New City Hippie Rap Video to Either Love or Make Fun of, This Time in Ultra HD

Cali the Fire Dog Undergoes Successful Surgery After Receiving Nearly $7,000 From Generous Humboldters

Local Firefighters are Asking for Donations to Help Pay for Cali the Fire Dog’s Cancer Surgery

HSU Standout Ja’Quan Gardner Returns to Pro Football This Week for Inaugural XFL Reboot

LoCO’s Big, Dumb Super Bowl Poll

Hail Possible Along Highway 101 Today

January 2020

What’s Next for the Post-Statue Plaza? Improvement Task Force to Finalize Draft That Will Offer New Recommendations to the Arcata City Council

Man Carrying Stolen Mannequin Arrested for Burglarizing Arcata Plaza Storefront

Moderate Weekend Rainfall May Make for Hazardous Travel Conditions, NWS Says

Add Pier 1 Imports to the List of Big-Box Stores Closing Up Shop at the Bayshore Mall

List of Public School Closures: Outage Shuts Down Dozens of Humboldt Schools

(UPDATE: COMING BACK!) HUMBOLDT DOWN: Major Outage Cuts Power to More Than 60,000 Customers Across Humboldt County

(VIDEO) The Former Sequoia Park Zoo Gibbon That was Sent to Santa Barbara After Losing His Mate of 37 Years is Getting a Second Chance at Love

The Fortuna Safeway was Briefly Evacuated This Morning Due to a Freon Leak Inside the Store

Light Rain and Snow to Start the Week, Heavy Mountain Snow By Wednesday

Chains Required on Titlow Hill and Bald Hills Roads Due to Fresh Snowfall, County Says

Humboldt Gets a Shoutout in Poster for New SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Featuring Keanu Reeves

December 2019

THE DECADE THAT SUCKED: A Look Back at the Most Viewed News Stories of the 2010s

(VIDEO) Thar She Blows! Broken Water Valve Releases Impromptu Geyser Over Eureka Home

‘Swell Trains’ to Whomp the North Coast With 17 to 25-Foot Waves This Week

(VIDEO) Cutten Kid Loses His Mind When He Receives a Christmas Avocado