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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :
Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
Del Norte County residents working to improve local schools
CRESCENT CITY- Del Norte County residents are working to improve their local schools. A community meeting will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 at the Cultural Center in Crescent City. Residents will be discussing the new law that will bring California schools more money and more local control.
It’s part of the California Endowment’s 12-city School Success Express Bus Tour. The tour aims to raise awareness about the new Fair School Funding Law, also known as the Local Control Funding Formula. The new law was approved in July and is expected to increase funding over the next eight years for local schools.
According to officials the new law will increase the Del Norte Coutny Schools budget by over $13 million once it takes full effect. At the meeting tomorrow officials will be asking parents how they want to spend the new funds.