Sparks From Workman's Hammer Ignited Deadly Mendocino Ranch FireThe deadly Ranch Fire that burned through Colusa, Glenn, Lake and Mendocino counties last July, the largest wildfire in California history, was ignited by sparks from a workman's hammer.
Coroner's Jury Rules Murder-Suicide In Fatal SUV Plunge Off Hwy. 1 Cliff A coroner's jury ruled Thursday that the deaths of Jennifer and Sarah Hart and their six adopted children as they drove off a Northern California cliff last year was a murder-suicide.
Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Mendocino County A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck the town of Willits in Mendocino County midday on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Mendocino Complex Fire, Biggest In California History, Fully ContainedThe U.S. Forest Service says the largest wildfire in California history is now 100 percent contained.
Small Craft Pot Farmers Excited For Regional Cannabis AppellationsMuch as wine has specific regional appellations, California’s famous cannabis crop is going to get some designated appellations of its own. And the state’s small cannabis farmers are absolutely thrilled.
Clearlake Father Kills Three Children In Murder-SuicideA Clearlake father fatally shot his three children before turning the gun on himself early Sunday in an apparent murder-suicide.
Norcal Fire Crews Battling New 'Eel Fire' in Mendocino CountyA third blaze erupted in Northern California Tuesday afternoon near the rural town of Covelo in Mendocino County.
Mendocino Complex Fires Prompt New EvacuationsTwo blazes burning 30 miles apart are threatening dozens of buildings and have prompted mandatory evacuations in Mendocino County and Lake County.
Officials Announce Completion Of Fire Debris Removal In 4 CountiesLocal, state and federal officials Thursday announced the virtual completion of debris removal from 4,500 parcels burned or damaged in the October wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties.
Sheriff: Missing Family's Items Found Along NorCal RiverThe Mendocino County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said recovered debris and personal items confirm that a vehicle seen plunging into a storm-swollen river last week belonged to a family that went missing.
CHP: Parts Of Missing Family's SUV May Have Been LocatedTeams searching the area where a SUV was seen careening into the murky, swollen waters of the Eel River in rural Mendocino County may have located parts of a missing Southern California family's vehicle.
Sheriff: 'No Skid Marks' At Scene Of Highway 1 TragedyInvestigators trying to unravel how a SUV careened off a Highway 1 cliff, wiping out five members of a Washington state family and leaving three others missing, say there is no indication that driver tried to avoid the fatal plunge.
Deputies Bust Massive Mendocino County Hash Oil Production Facility Two men have been arrested after deputies busted a massive hash oil production facility built throughout a Mendocino County home and seized more than 48 pounds of the illegal substance with a street value of more than $768,000.
Abduction Suspect Arrested; Kidnapped Covelo Woman Still MissingA man wanted for the gunpoint abduction of his girlfriend during a domestic dispute has been taken into custody, but the 23-year-old woman remained the focus of a search by Mendocino County authorities.
Mendocino County Deputies Search For Woman Abducted At GunpointMendocino County deputies were searching for a 23-year-old Cavelo woman Wednesday who they believe was abducted at gunpoint from her home during a domestic dispute.