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

Best of Humboldt Fair begins Thursday

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EUREKA- Final preparations are being made for the Best of Humboldt Fair at Redwood Acres in Eureka.

About 30,000 people are expected to attend the four-day fair, which showcases local products, art, cooking, agriculture and music.  Carnival rides, animal attractions and games will also be at the fair, which starts tomorrow and ends Sunday. This year, the annual Industrial Technology Fair will be an attraction at the Best of Humboldt Fair for the first time. At the Industrial Technology Fair, middle and high school students from around Humboldt County will showcase items they created. Organizers say the Best of Humboldt Fair is a way to remember Humboldt County’s history.

"It's so important to remember who we are and where we came from.  And life moves so fast anymore.  Technology, everything is going at such a fast pace, that it's really good to look back and see who we are and where we came from and what America really stands for.  And there's nothing more patriotic or standing for who we truly are in agriculture, education, community, than the county fair," said Cindy Bedingfield, the CEO of Redwood Acres.

The fair is free on Thursday until 5 p.m.