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

Trinidad City Council looking to fill one vacant seat

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TRINIDAD - The City of Trinidad is searching to fill a vacant councilmember seat by January 1, 2015.

There are five council member seats and all but one were filled by the November elections.

Because elections have now passed, the current city councilmembers are searching for candidates and will appoint this final member.

The job is to oversee budgets and planning for the city. Council members attend a monthly meeting as well as serve on various city and county committees.

The job is volunteer and is a four year term. Candidates must live within the city limits and be a registered voter. If you are interested, you can call the Trinidad City Hall.

“This has happened before in the city. I sort of take it, in some ways, as a good sign. Things must not be too terrible in the city or else people would be more engaged. But at the same time, we'd like to see the community members involved and it's sort of a challenge of such a small town. There are only 300 and some people living in the city limits so trying to find people willing to do that form of community service,” Dan Berman, Trinidad City Manager, said.