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Cal Fire suspending burn permits

Cal Fire is suspending burn permits in 14 counties including Lake and Mendocino. They say the recent rains this winter and spring have been a welcome sight in California, but drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region and so they’re suspending all burn permits starting June 27th. It bans all outdoor burning […]

DUI Arrest in Accident That Injures 3

A DUI arrest was made in a crash that left three people injured in Kelseyville yesterday. It happened just after noon on Soda Bay Road. CHP says 37-year-old David Rank, and 34-year-old Carl Gott suffered major injuries. 77-year-old George Adams had minor injuries. CHP reports that Rank was seen speeding while going eastbound on Soda […]

Operation Dry Water this Weekend

The Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Unit will be participating in Operation Dry Water 2016. Operation Dry Water is a national boating under the influence awareness and enforcement campaign devoted to bringing attention to the dangers of boating under the influence and removing impaired boaters from our nation’s waterways. This year’s operation dry water will […]

13,000 Marijuana Plants Eradicated Near Lakeport

The Lake County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit and Bureau of Land Management rangers eradicated more than 13,000 marijuana plants at an illegal grow site near Lakeport this week. The large grow site was discovered when the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit was conducting routine overflight operations in Lake County. It was located in the bottom of drainage, on […]

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Fort Bragg

There was a fatal motocycle crash near Fort Bragg this week. The California Highway Patrol reports that a 62-year-old Santa Rosa resident was on Hwy. 20 when he missed a right-hand curve, causing his Harley Davidson to cross over the yellow lines and into the path of a semi-truck. Both the motorcycle driver and his […]

Boonville Man Arrested by MCSO for Copper Theft

A Boonville man has been arrested by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of stealing and selling large amounts of copper wire. Deputies were told last Thursday that a copper wire theft at the I&E Lath Mill Inc. business had occurred within the last several weeks. Arrested was 43 year old Monte Rose who […]

Discussion on Main Street Redesign Willits

The Public is deciding on potential improvements to the downtown area of Willits Last week after a presentation at City Hall on the streets and alleys connectivity study, the locals talked about the Main Street Redesign Project. Willits News reports, After a presentation from City Planner Dusty Duley and the consulting team on “shovel ready” […]