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Foothill Fire 50-Percent Contained

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is reports that progress has been made on the Foothill Fire – burning in Lucerne above Country Club Drive and Foothill. As of this morning, the Sheriff says the fire has burned 60 acres and is 50-percent contained. CAL FIRE and Lake County firefighters are still on scene of the […]

Man Killed in Rollover South of Ukiah

A man was killed in a rollover crash yesterday morning south of Ukiah. California Highway Patrol reports that the driver lost control of his red 1991 Honda Civic after passing a truck on Highway 101. The Honda rolled over and came to rest in the northbound lanes of Hwy. 101. The driver was pronounced dead […]

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Eradicated Mendocino National Forest

Thousands of marijuana plants have been eradicated in the Mendocino National Forest. A large complex of marijuana gardens were located in the Brisco Creek drainage approximately five miles south of Elk Creek during an overflight. On Monday, task force agents along with the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office, US Forest Service and Fish and Game responded […]

Vehicle Lands in Creek in Ukiah

A vehicle overturned on Mill Creek Road in Ukiah last night and landed in the creek near the lower dam. It happened just after 7PM and there were four occupants in the vehicle at the time. They were all able to get out, and no serious injuries were reported. The California Highway Patrol and the […]

Rainfall year-end totals for the Mendocino Coast became available earlier this month

The rainfall year-end totals for the Mendocino Coast became available earlier this month. Details from Lin McDowell… ((Fort Bragg received 18.33 more inches over the last year than the year before. That is the highest jump in rainfall compared to surrounding areas. Although the increase was highest in Fort Bragg, all the surrounding towns reported […]

Lakeport Man Tried to Go After a Sergeant with a Knife

A Lakeport man is facing several charges after he advanced on a sergeant with a knife. Police were responding to a domestic violence call on Martin Street where 50-year-old Lizardo Elias Velasquez had threated to stab a 61-year-old female also living at the residence. He wouldn’t let officers inside and threatened to “blow them up.” […]

Fire in Clearlake Contained to Just Over and Acre

Firefighters responded to a wildland fire behind Redbud Library on Burns Valley Road in Clearlake yesterday. Structures were threatened and evacuations were orderedd for the nearby Evacuations beginning at nearby Brookdale senior living facility. When crews arrived it was about a quarter acre in size with a moderate rate of spread. Cal Fire airtankers assisted […]