Hopkins Fire: Homes Burned; Forward Progress Stopped; Evacuation Orders Reduced To Warnings Firefighters stopped the forward progress of the Hopkins Fire Sunday evening, but not before fast-moving flames destroyed several homes in the Black Oak Estates neighborhood of the unincorporated Mendocino County community of Calpella.
Mendocino County Deputy Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure At JailA correctional deputy with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office is recovering after being exposed to fentanyl while a suspect was being booked last week, deputies said.
Mendocino County Woman Accused Of Harboring Dad Wanted In Child Sexual Assault CaseA Mendocino County woman and her father, who was wanted in a child sexual assault case, were both arrested last week after he was found hiding at his daughter's home, deputies said.
Mendocino County Sheriff To Provide Extra Patrols At Polling Locations On Election DayThe Mendocino County Sheriff's Office announced that there would be additional patrols of polling sites on Election Day, amid concerns about potential violence in the wake of Tuesday's vote.
Evacuations Ordered Near Willits in Advance of Fast-Growing Oak FireCal Fire reported a new wildfire north of Willits Monday afternoon and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office immediately ordered evacuations, fearing the wind-driven flames could quickly spread to homes.
Parents, Child Found Dead in Mendocino County Murder-SuicideThe bodies were found Thursday in the town of Willits and evidence indicates a 49-year-old man killed a 32-year-old woman and an 8-year-old boy, then killed himself.
Human Remains Found In Eel River May Be Those Of Santa Rosa ManThe Mendocino County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether human remains found Wednesday in a river near the Mendocino-Humboldt county line are those of a missing Santa Rosa man.
Mendocino Official Fears 'Multiple Fatalities' In Redwood Complex FireA wind-whipped fire west of the Mendocino National Forest grew to 4,500 acres Monday, claiming one life, destroying numerous homes and forcing evacuations in Redwood Valley in Mendocino County.