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:    
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California's first park finder app launched online

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HUMBOLDT- A new browser-based app launched this week is helping residents and visitors alike explore California's more than 11,000 parks.

CaliParks is the state's first park finder application developed by stamen design. The app pulls from social media, the California Protected Areas Database, GreenInfo Network and online trip planner technology allowing users to plan park adventures and share those experiences with friends.

The app is still undergoing testing and refinement but you can access it's first version by going to The application is bilingual accommodating both English and Spanish speakers.