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     - Click for more Info

Interim City Manager to serve Arcata during search

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ARCATA- The Arcata City Council has chosen to appoint an interim city manager while they continue their search. The council has chosen the city's Director of Finance, Janet Luzzi, for the position while the council completes the interview process and hires someone permanently.

Mayor Mark Wheetley said the council will take official action on appointing Luzzi at their next council meeting on July 2nd.For the past two days the council has been meeting in closed session. Wheetley said they have been conducting phone interviews with candidates out of the area.

Current city manager, Randy Mendosa, is set to retire on July 7th.