Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fork Complex: A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 1pm at the Hayfork Community Church in Hayfork. A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 4pm in Hyampom, at the Volunteer Fire Department.:    
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 www.ncuaqmd.org.:     - Click for more Info

47th annual Humboldt International Film Festival being held this week at HSU

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ARCATA- The longest student run festival in the world, the Humboldt International Film Festival, begins Wednesday at HSU.

The annual festival is in its 47th year. Thirty-four independent short films, including two made by HSU students and three that were made internationally, will be shown Wednesday through Friday.  Viewings start at 7 p.m. at the Van Duzer Theatre at HSU on each of the nights. There will categories for experimental, animation, documentary and narrative films. A winner will be selected in each category and three professional judges will choose the winners. Winners will be announced on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Van Duzer Theatre at HSU. Organizers say the festival is something people in the university and the surrounding community should be proud of.

"It's not often you can go to a university or a small town and find a festival that has lasted as long as this one has.  And it's on an international level.  If you were to go to Europe, a lot of the countries over there, particularly Western Europe, know about the film festival," said Susan Abbey, the Faculty Advisor to the Humboldt International Film Festival and a theater professor.

If you would like to buy a ticket for the festival, tickets can be purchased at the door at the event or you can call Center Arts at (707) 826-3928.