Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
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

Superior Court of California looking for new Grand Jury members

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Superior Court of California is looking for North Coast citizens. They’re accepting applications for those interested in serving on the Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury for 2015-16.

Those on the jury investigate citizen complaints regarding local government agencies and non-profit organizations. To qualify, you must be at least 18-years old, a US citizen and Humboldt County resident and not currently holding public office or serving on a committee or commission for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. A small stipend and mileage is paid.

Meetings are held Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and the time commitment is around ten to twenty hours per week. If you are interested in applying for a position, use the following contact information:  707-269-1200 or