Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:     - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at     - Click for more Info

November 2013

NORTH COAST- Recreational Dungeness crab season is set to open Saturday but before crab fishermen hit the water the U.S. Coast Guard is asking everyone to be cautious when out on the water, especially when the weather conditions could be hazardous to smaller boats.

Boatswain’s Mate First Class James Scott said, “This weekend we could potentially have a little bit of a stronger swell...

EUREKA- The woman accused of being involved in a hash oil explosion that landed her two-year-old son in the hospital appeared in court Friday afternoon. The judge released Andrea Ruiz-Guerrero, 19, to a supervisor release program, meaning she will be allowed out of jail but only under the supervision of a probation officer. 
Last month her alleged accomplice...
MCKINLEYVILLE- Caltrans released the name of the man who was hit while on the job Thursday in McKinleyville. According to Caltrans, Edward Holgersen was hit by a 1998 Cadillac driven by George Hurt, 84 of McKinleyville. CHP said Hurt was driving westbound approaching the Caltrans worker who was holding a "slow" sign while directing traffic for a bridge crew. Officers said Hurt failed to...