Highway 101 Bypass Collapses in Willits; 3 Workers Injured

Three construction workers were injured after a section of the Willits Highway 101 bypass project collapsed Thursday afternoon.


Quake Near Willits

Magnitude 3.9 Quake Strikes Near Willits

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 struck near Willits Saturday morning.


Burger King Sign

Willits Police Call Blade-Spiked Burger An Accident

Health officials plan to keep closer watch on a Burger King restaurant in Mendocino County where a customer reported getting a cheeseburger with a 2-inch-long razor blade in it.


Amanda "Warbler" Senseman and several others camped in trees to protest the Highway 101 Willits Bypass in Mendocino County. The protesters were arrested on April 2, 2013. (CBS)

7 Tree-Sitters Protesting Willits Bypass Arrested

Seven people camping in trees to protest construction of a Highway 101 bypass in Mendocino County were arrested Tuesday by dozens of California Highway Patrol officers who were lifted into the trees on cherry-pickers.



Eye On The Bay: Mendocino Coast Escape

Liam and Thuy escape to the wild and rugged Mendocino coast. They explore beaches on horseback, indulge in some delicious meals and show you where to find the best local brews and wine tasting in the area.



Mendocino Forest Wildfire Spreads To 16,800 Acres

Federal fire officials said crews are making progress in slowing the growth of a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest.


Firefighter Graphic

10,000 Acres Burned In Mendocino Forest Fire

Federal fire officials said a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest has grown to more 10,000 acres, forcing the closure of campgrounds and the evacuation of a handful of homes.



Ancient Mendocino County Redwoods To Be Preserved

A grove of redwood trees, some more than 1,500 years old, will be preserved after a conservation group raised millions of dollars to buy the land from a logging company.

CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011

Mendocino Co. Mom Accused Of Trying To Kill Disabled Son

A Northern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she tried to kill her bedridden son by setting the Willits house she was about to lose to foreclosure on fire.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011


Court Revives Mendocino County Town’s Pollution Lawsuit

An appeals court has revived a class-action lawsuit for 160 residents of a Mendocino County town who claim an industrial plant’s pollution severely sickened them.

CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011