Coronavirus Update: Yuba, Sutter Counties Reopen Businesses, Defy Newsom Shelter-In-Place OrderTwo more counties in Northern California allowed many businesses to reopen Monday in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom's orders intended to slow the spread of coronavirus
Modoc County In Far Northern California Defies Newsom's Coronavirus Shutdown OrderA rural California county allowed nonessential businesses to reopen and diners to eat in restaurants on Friday, becoming the first to defy Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide orders barring such moves during the coronavirus pandemic.
Modoc County In Far Northern California 1st In State To Ease Stay-At-Home OrderModoc County in California's northeast corner plans to allow the reopening of its hair salons, churches, restaurants and the county’s only movie theater Friday, becoming the first county in the state to ease out of stay-at-home orders.
NorCal Parents Won't Be Charged For Keeping Kids In Modified CribsProsecutors in Northern California say the parents of two boys found inside enclosed cribs bolted to a bedroom will not face child endangerment charges.
NorCal Parents Arrested After Children Found In CagesAuthorities in Northern California say the parents of two boys found inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall have been arrested for child endangerment.
Activists Fight To Stop Roundup Of Wild Mustangs, Sale To SlaughterhousesBay Area animal rights activists are pushing back and demanding that the federal government stops the rounding up of wild horses in Modoc County.
Feds Start Controversial Modoc County Wild Horse RoundupWith the wild horse population in Modoc County growing far faster than the land can handle, federal officials have commenced a roundup that will send some animals off to an uncertain future.
Modoc County Deputy Is State's 4th Officer Shot Dead In 2 Weeks Authorities were expected to release details Thursday about how a deputy responding a roadside disturbance call in Northern California was shot to death a day earlier — becoming the state's fourth law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty over the last two weeks.
Deputy Killed In Rural Northern California Shooting A Modoc County sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday morning in a shooting on a rural county road, authorities said.
Firefighter Who Died Battling Modoc County Frog Fire Was Trapped By Wind-Whipped Flare-UpA firefighter killed by a wildfire in far Northern California was scouting the area when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday.
3.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Modoc CountyA earthquake registering a magnitude of 3.5 struck near the town of Alturas in Modoc County Friday morning.
Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern CaliforniaFirefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Wildfires Spread In California, OregonA fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California's governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.
Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast BlazesLightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.
2nd Northern California County Votes For SecessionA second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession.