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National Weather Service Says Elevated Fire Weather Today and Tomorrow

The National Weather Service is predicting “elevated” fire weather today and tomorrow in northeastern Mendocino County and eastern Lake County. Inland, a red flag warning has been issued across the northern Central Valley and into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. High winds, higher than average temperatures, and low relative humidity can create an environment … Continue Reading National Weather Service Says Elevated Fire Weather Today and Tomorrow

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Ukiah City Council To Decide Fate of Dragon’s Lair Building Today

The Ukiah City Council votes today on the future of the building that houses the Dragon’s Lair after a majority of members voted earlier in the month that the building should not be razed, despite the city’s Demolition review committee’s approval of the owner’s request that the 100-year-old structure be torn down. A public hearing … Continue Reading Ukiah City Council To Decide Fate of Dragon’s Lair Building Today

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Clearlake City Council Meets Tomorrow, Discusses Food Recovery Program, New Radio and Video Systems for PD

When the Clearlake City Council meets tomorrow, they will discuss new rules for a food recovery program in accordance with SB 13,83, the will also consider authorizing Police Chief Andrew White to enter into a five-year contract for the purchase of mobile audio and video systems for police vehicles at a cost to the city … Continue Reading Clearlake City Council Meets Tomorrow, Discusses Food Recovery Program, New Radio and Video Systems for PD

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Lake Local Agency Formation Commission Meets Today on South Main Street Annexation

The Lake Local Agency Formation Commission meets today to discuss the process for hearing protests against the city of Lakeport’s proposed South Main Street corridor annexation, which more than totaled the needed 25% of the assessed value of the project Commissioners will also hold a public hearing on the 2022-23 LAFCo budget, and consider a … Continue Reading Lake Local Agency Formation Commission Meets Today on South Main Street Annexation

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Lake County Board of Supers Votes Against Large Cannabis Project

The Lake County Board of Supervisors at their latest meeting voted unanimously against a large cannabis grow project that would have been located next to south county subdivisions and which wanted to remove a large section of 130 blue oak woodland. The vote against WeGrow LLC was the second time the project has come before … Continue Reading Lake County Board of Supers Votes Against Large Cannabis Project

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Rare Beaked Whale Found Dead Ashore Near Marine Mammal Center in Fort Bragg

Its been reported that on Sunday, a rare beaked whale was found dead on the shore of Jug Handle State Natural Reserve near F ort Bragg, near the Marine Mammal Center.  The dead whale, known for its ability to dive deeper than any marine animal is rarely sighted, and gives local researchers an opportunity to … Continue Reading Rare Beaked Whale Found Dead Ashore Near Marine Mammal Center in Fort Bragg

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Woman Falls 60 Feet Down Cliff in Fort Bragg

Late yesterday a woman suffered significant injuries and was transported by air ambulance after falling some 60 feet from a cliff in Fort Bragg. When first responders arrived on scene, a request for medevac was made, and after securing the woman and treating injuries to her head and her torso, and legs, she was picked … Continue Reading Woman Falls 60 Feet Down Cliff in Fort Bragg

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Lake County Sheriff’s Officer Arrest Man With Weapons and Large Cache of Fentanyl and Other Drugs

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a man for possession of almost 3 and a half pounds of methamphetamine, 24 grams of heroin, and almost 5 ounces of fentanyl, estimated to be well over 69,000 doses, as well as a large amount of packaged marijuana and multiple firearms, including a fully automatic “ghost … Continue Reading Lake County Sheriff’s Officer Arrest Man With Weapons and Large Cache of Fentanyl and Other Drugs

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Lakeport’s Fire Chief Announces Retirement, Interim Chief Appointed

Lakeport’s fire chief has announced he’ll retire. After just over a year on the job, Chief Jeffrey Thomas submitted his resignation, effective this past Monday, to the Lakeport Fire Protection District Board following its meeting last week. Thomas said his decision is based on personal reasons and has no immediate plans. At a special meeting … Continue Reading Lakeport’s Fire Chief Announces Retirement, Interim Chief Appointed

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Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend, Kidnapping & Assaulting Another Awaits Trial

A man already convicted of murder who is wanted in Washington State was arrested on kidnapping and assault charges in Mendocino County. Jack Waldrop was convicted of killing his then girlfriend and served 21 years in an Oregon prison for manslaughter. Earlier in March, Waldrop assaulted and kidnapped his girlfriend, but she escaped and was … Continue Reading Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend, Kidnapping & Assaulting Another Awaits Trial