A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dungeness Crab Fleet Delayed North Of Sonoma County

Crab fisherman north of Sonoma County cannot head to sea until the end of the month because the Dungeness crab population is still too small to harvest.


Wesley Shermantine is an inmate on California’s death row. Shermantine and his friend Loren Herzog were dubbed the “Speed Freak Killers” for a murder spree in the 1980s and 90s. (CBS)

‘Speed Freak Killer’ Claims 14 Bodies Hidden In Lake County

Convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine has claimed the remains of 14 murder victims are hidden in the Cow Mountain Recreation Area of Lake, and Mendocino Counties.


Aaron Bassler

Mendocino County Residents Relieved After SWAT Killing Of Fugitive

The son of a murdered Fort Bragg city councilman expressed relief along with the rest of the community following a long manhunt for suspect Aaron Bassler.


Aaron Bassler (Mendocino County Sheriff)

Mendocino Shooting Suspect May Be Connected To Jenner Beach Murders

Authorities continue to search for the man suspected of gunning down two prominent Mendocino County men late last month. Now, that suspect, Aaron Bassler, is being looked at in connection to a disturbing double murder on a Jenner Beach seven years ago.


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California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami Damage

California emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

California Earthquake

4.6 Earthquake Strikes Eureka Area

No damage or injuries were reported after an earthquake hit early Sunday morning off the coast of Humboldt County.

CBS San Francisco–03/06/2011

Snowflake. (CBS)

Teens Stranded In Mendocino Forest During Snowstorm Rescued

Mendocino County authorities say a group of teenagers—some wearing just T-shirts and jeans—were rescued after a snowstorm left them stranded on a mountain peak in Mendocino National Forest.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010


Surfer And Abalone Diver Die Off Mendocino Coast

Mendocino County Sheriff’s deputies say a local surfer and an abalone diver died in the ocean over the weekend.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010


More Than 4 Dozen Arrested In Mendocino Anti-Pot Sweep

A major drug sweep in rural Mendocino County has netted more than four dozen arrests as authorities crack down on rural marijuana gardens.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2010

Mendo. Marijuana Growers' Blunder Lands Them in Cuffs

California wildlife officials say two men are in custody after a group of marijuana growers started to toss bags full of pot into a pickup truck belonging to game wardens they mistook for their suppliers.