Articles by John Ross Ferrara | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by John Ross Ferrara

January 2021

Humboldt Rises Up Against Weepy Instagram Traveler Who Called Arcata and Eureka ‘Horrible Disgusting Towns’

Major Winter Storm: Two Feet of Snow Forecast to Fall in Areas as Low as Berry Summit

Total Request LoCO: A Foreign-Filmed Documentary, A Local Book Reading and Rock ‘n’ Roll

(VIDEO) Jason Segel Calls the Redwoods Beautiful, Indirectly Talks About Willow Creek on the ‘Late Show’ With Stephen Colbert

(UPDATE) Burglars Reportedly Hit SoHum’s Legend of Bigfoot for $20,000 in Merchandise, Cash

Commercial Crabbing Boat Sinks Off the Coast of Agate Beach; Sector Humboldt Bay Airlifts Crew to Safety

Arcata Restaurateur Esteban Gonzalez of Esteban’s Mexican Restaurant Reportedly Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Total Request LoCO: A Short Film, One-Man Bands, French Onion Soup and More

Mudslide Completely Shuts Down Highway 36 West of Dinsmore

(VIDEO) Last Chance Grade Slide Caught on Camera

(VIDEO) The Ocean is Scary Right Now: Humboldt Locals Share Their King Tide, Monster Wave Footage

Two Public Porta-Potties Torched Near Westhaven in Three Weeks

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist ‘Griff’ Riffs About the Connection Between Spotted Owls, Flying Squirrels, Old-Growth Trees and Truffles

Former Lumberjack Alex Cappa Likely Suffers Broken Ankle in First NFL Playoff Game, Buccaneers Coach Says

INTRODUCING: Total Request LoCO! A Weekly Showcase for Locally Made Video Content

Humboldt Democratic Headquarters Burglarized After Vandal Smashes Building’s 4th Street Window, EPD Says

Trump Supporters Gather at the Humboldt County Courthouse as Mob of Extremists Raids the U.S. Capitol Building

Arcata Man Shoots Motel 6 Employee, Sets Room on Fire Before Fatally Shooting Himself, APD Says

Heavy Rain, 45-MPH Winds and 25-Foot Waves Possible Along the North Coast Tomorrow

December 2020

Ferndale Anti-Hate Billboard Vandalized With Obscure Message

Former Lumberjack Player/Coach Thrust Into Detroit Lions Head Coaching Role Due to NFL’s COVID-19 Protocol, Loses Game to Alex Cappa’s Buccaneers

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist ‘Griff’ is Back With a Holiday Special on Christmas Trees

Toni’s 24-Hour Restaurant is Latest Arcata Eatery to Shutter Due to COVID-19 Exposure

Humboldt-San Jose Spartans Go Undefeated; Redwood Bowl Borrowers to Play in Upcoming Arizona Bowl

(UPDATE) Alex Cappa Snubbed in Pro Bowl Selection After NFL Fans Nominate Him With NFC-Leading 95,000 Votes

(VIDEO) Humboldt’s New Hip-Hop Video is All About the Weed … And Monetization

(AUDIO) Local Experts Record Chorus of Humpback Whales Singing Same Song Off the Humboldt Coast

Redwood National and State Parks Temporarily Closes Several Lookouts, Parking Lots in Accordance With County, Yurok Tribe’s Cautionary COVID-19 Policies

Cass Bell Signs Lucrative New Fight Contract With Bellator

Video Shows Three People Running for Their Lives as Multiple Waves Nearly Sweep Them Off the North Jetty

(VIDEO) Search and Rescue Underway for 67-Year-Old Woman Who Was Reportedly Swept Out to Sea at the North Jetty, Sheriff’s Office Says

Four Wildberries Marketplace Employees Test Postive for COVID-19

CDFW Warden Shoots Fortuna Family’s Puppy to Death in Front of 10-Year-Old on Thanksgiving; Warden Says the Dog Was Killing His Livestock

November 2020

High Surf Advisory: Alaskan Cyclone Casts Rough Seas, 25 Foot Waves Upon the Emerald Coast

Fatal Crash on Highway 36

Numerous Arcata Restaurants Shut Down as Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

(VIDEO) Local MMA Fighter Louis Cosce Handed First Loss By TKO at UFC 255, Wins $50,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ Bonus

Local UFC Fighter Louis Cosce Looks to Defend Perfect Record Tomorrow at UFC 255; Brother Orion Scratched From Contest Due to Injury

(UPDATE) Formerly Rogue Eureka Subway Reopens After Health Inspector Shut It Down for Selling Subs Without a Valid Permit, DHHS Says

The First Hard Freeze of the Season is Forecast to Hit Humboldt, Del Norte and Mendocino Counties Early Monday Morning

(VIDEO) Aggressive Driver Nearly Hits McKinleyville Protester During Yesterday’s Pro-Trump Parade

(UPDATING) Hundreds of Flag-Waving Trumpers Depart Fortuna for Countywide Political Parade

October 2020

Suspected DUI Driver Arrested After Crashing Into County Coroner’s Vehicle With Deceased Person On Board

Suspect Arrested for Bayshore Mall Parking Lot Robbery, EPD Says

(VIDEO) Firefighters Make Quick Work of Vegetation Fire Burning Near Rio Dell

(AUDIO) Lumberjack Turned Buccaneer Alex Cappa Gives the Outpost A Q&A Before Today’s Game, Reveals What His Sunday Night Football Intro Might Have Been if Bucs Weren’t Bumped

‘Critical Risk’ Fire Weather Expected in Trinity, Mendo Counties Today, NWS Says

(UPDATE) Health Department Orders the Alibi’s Restaurant to Shutter Due to a Broken Wastewater Disposal System

(VIDEO) Serial Pumpkin Thefts Plague Arcata Porch; Man Caught Having Midnight Pumpkin Feast on Family’s Stoop

Firefighter Battling August Complex Seriously Injured After Fire-Damaged Tree Falls Onto Pickup Truck Near Forest Glen