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:    
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North Coast residents celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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EUREKA- To celebrate the Irish cultural and religious celebration of St. Patrick's Day, North Coast residents are wearing green, drinking beer and eating corned beef and cabbage.

Ghallagers Irish Pub in Old Town expects their busiest day Monday. Owner, Wesley Padden said their sales numbers triple. "People love to come around, have great food and great drink. Just have fun with their family and friends," he said.

Terry Parker, a long-time waitress said staff stay busy continuously from open until close. "It's going to get crazy."

Others celebrating the holiday said they plan to make their own traditional feast at home. Michael DeppeCarter, a Eureka resident, said he planned to make corned beef and cabbage with his wife and son. "[We'll be]cooking a lot of traditional Irish food," he said.