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

Kinetic Grand Championship Award Winners

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The Kinetic Grand Championship ushered in their 46th year with a bang this Memorial weekend.  Good weather and strong attendance made for a memorable event. The Arcata Plaza was packed, as were many other venues along the three-day course. Winners were announced. Drilling for Glory was the Grand Champion. 1st in Engineering went to Melvin. The Art Award was won by Star Trukkers. Best Time went to Dr. Pedal and Mr. Ride. The Pageantry Award was won by Blue Oyster Cult. Star Trukkers also won Biggest Splash and Best Bribe. The Mediocre Award went to Breaking Wind. 

For a complete list of winners in all the eclectic categories, log on to the Kinetic Universe Facebook Page.