Firefighters Battle Mendocino Complex Fires As Evacuated Residents Anxiously WatchThe evacuation areas for the Mendocino Complex Fires expanded Monday afternoon with the Lake County Sheriff's Office issuing mandatory orders for Kelseyville and Finley, according to authorities.
Mendocino-Lake County Wildfires Force Lakeport EvacuationsLake County officials ordered the evacuation of Lakeport and the areas around the town of 4,772 residents Sunday afternoon as the flames from the Mendocino Complex Fire rapidly approached the city.
Lake County To Pay $2 Million Over Inmate DeathA Northern California county has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who sued after his mother killed herself in jail a day after she was arrested for being under the influence of drugs.
Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Responding To Fight CallA Lake County Sheriff's deputy died in a car crash Tuesday night after responding to a trouble call in Lakeport.
Storm Leaves Flooding, Landslides In Its WakeEvacuations remained in place in Lakeport and Manteca Tuesday while San Jose residents struggled with the floodwaters of the swollen Coyote Creek.
Weary Crews Gain Ground Against Rocky Fire, Now 40% ContainedBacked by important firefighting resources, crews are gaining ground against the massive Rocky Fire that has destroyed numerous buildings and driven thousands of people from their homes, officials said.
Homeowners Blame County For Sinking Lakeport Subdivision, File ClaimFor months homeowners agonized as houses in their subdivision sank one-by-one into a hilltop. It got so dangerous that the U.S. Postal Service refused to deliver mail.
Broken Pipes May Be To Blame For Sinkhole Swallowing Lake County HomesHomeowners in Lakeport, just above Clear Lake, finally have a possible explanation as to why the land around them is slipping away, leaving broken and vacant houses behind.
Biker Gets 100-Plus Years For Lakeport AttackA biker gang member will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal attack of a Lakeport man during a 2009 marijuana robbery.