Point Arena

(USGS)

3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mendocino County

A small earthquake hit the coast of Mendocino County Monday morning.

07/27/2015

Approximately 40 orcas were seen by a Sausalito whale watching expedition in March 2009, about 19 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, inside the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. (Farallones National Marine Sanctuary)

Offshore Drilling Being Permanently Banned Along New Stretch Of Northern California Coast

In a dramatic move by the White House, offshore oil drilling is being permanently banned along a new stretch of the Northern California coast.

06/10/2015

The Point Arena-Stornetta unit of the California Coastal National Monument on the Mendocino County coast. (US Bureau of Land Management)

NY Times Names Point Arena-Stornetta In Mendocino County Among Top World Places To Visit In 2014

A newly-designated portion of the California Coastal National Monument is near the top of the New York Times global list of 52 places to go in 2014.

09/09/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama signs a proclamation to designate Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands in California, a national monument, during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. The executive order will add 1,665 acres of federal land north of Point Arena. (Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Declaration Protecting 1,600 Acres Of California Coast As National Monument

More than 1,600 acres of beach, river and forest lands along the Mendocino County coast was declared a protected national monument by President Obama at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.

03/11/2014

Police Chase

Armed Man Arrested After Pursuit Along Sonoma Coast

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mendocino County man for robbery and other offenses after a pursuit along state Highway 1 on the Sonoma Coast Friday afternoon.

08/17/2012