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

State ranks cities and counties according to financial stress

STATE NEWS - A new report has come out releasing the names of the state's most financially distressed cities and counties. The list was compiled by the California Policy Center and Civic Partner.

Some of the most financially distressed cities include Compton in Southern California, Chico and Firebaugh in the central valley. The list excludes Stockton and San Bernardino, both of which remain in bankruptcy. No California city has filed for bankruptcy since the summer of 2012.

On the North Coast, Eureka was number 20 out of 492 cities and counties selected. Arcata was listed at 138.  Trinity County came in at 24 while Humboldt was at 182.