Drought Emergency: Dry Mendocino Desperately Tells Visitors 'Please Conserve'Tourists flock by the thousands to the coastal town of Mendocino for its Victorian homes and cliff trails, but visitors this summer are also finding public portable toilets and signs on picket fences pleading: “Severe Drought. Please conserve water."
As Drought Deepens, Mendocino Runs Low on WaterThe village of Mendocino on California's North Coast is running low on water after two years of little rainfall during the drought, forcing residents and business owners to truck in water from elsewhere.
Massive August Complex: Fire Threatening Northern California ‘Emerald Triangle’ Marijuana Growing AreaThe massive August Complex Fire -- the largest wildfire outbreak in state history at 794,801 acres and still growing Tuesday -- has advanced toward Northern California's 'Emerald Triangle' of legal and illegal marijuana grows.
Oak Fire: Mendocino County Residents Evacuated; Blaze Grows To Over 1,000 Acres; Highway 101 Shut DownA wildfire that had erupted in the tinder-dry hills north of Willits grew to more than 1,000 acres early Tuesday as local residents were driven from their homes by the advancing flames and officials were forced to shut down Highway 101.
Marin County Supes Ensure Voter Approval Needed for Offshore Drilling InfrastructureThe Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a voter-approval mechanism on Tuesday for any future development of onshore facilities supporting offshore oil and gas exploration.
Cal Fire's Pre-Evacuation Preparation Plan ChecklistWhen a wildfire roars into a neighborhood mere seconds can be the difference between life and death. So it's important if you live in an area that is prone to wildfires to be prepared to quickly react to a possible evacuation order.
Trump Passes Disaster Declaration For Storm-Ravaged California CountiesPresident Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for California after large parts of the state were damaged by storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides earlier this year.
Coroner Inquest: Driver Legally Drunk At Time Of Fatal SUV Plunge Off Highway 1 CliffJennifer Hart's blood alcohol level far exceeded California's legal limit when she drove a SUV with her partner and six children inside off a Mendocino County Cliff along Highway 1 last year, a forensic pathologist testified on Wednesday.
DNA Confirms Remains Of Girl Killed In Highway 1 Cliff TragedyDNA test results have positively identified human remains found on a Mendocino County beach as one of six children from a family killed when their SUV plunged off a Highway 1 cliff in March 2018.
Authorities: No Sign Children Lived In Hart Family HomeMore questions surfaced Tuesday in the mysterious case a Washington state family that died last spring after intentionally driving their SUV off a Mendocino County cliff.
Town Mourns Utah Firefighter Killed Battling Mendocino Wildfire A Draper City, Utah fire battalion chief was identified as the firefighter who died from injuries sustained while fighting the Ranch Fire in Lake County.
Rare Succulent Plant Smugglers Sentence To PrisonThree men caught smuggling succulent plants along the north coast in Mendocino and Humboldt counties have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $10,000 fines.
Body Cam Videos Capture Heroic Acts During Wine Country WildfiresChaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down.
Skeletal Remains Discovered Near Hart Family Highway 1 Crash SiteSkeletal remains of a human foot have been discovered inside a tennis shoe recovered in the Pacific Ocean near where a Washington state family died when their SUV was intentionally driven off a Highway 1 cliff.
Oregon Had Child Abuse Report From MN Before Investigating Hart FamilyThe family had drawn the attention of child welfare authorities in both states after multiple reports that the kids were neglected and malnourished.