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Mendocino County Search and Rescue Teams Train Over the Weekend

Last weekend, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team conducting a training session at Lake Mendocino, making base camp on the east side of the Lake at Bushay Campground. According to the Ukiah Daily Journal, each day featured different situations and assessment and implementation of procedures to operate efficently and safely.

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Fort Bragg City Council Makes No Recommendation on City’s Name Change

A citizen’s commission gave a presentation to the City Council on the possibility of changing the name of the city on Tuesday. The issue of the city’s name comes from the history of the city, which was named after confederate General Braxton Bragg. Fort Bragg was responsible for the attempted genocide involved in the removal … Continue Reading Fort Bragg City Council Makes No Recommendation on City’s Name Change

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Ukiah May Get Mural Celebrating Monarch Butterfly

A project to raise awareness of the Monarch Butterfly may result in a mural in downtown Ukiah. Last year the city council adopted former Mayor Juan Orozco’s pledge encouraging preservation of the Monarch and the Mendocino Arts Council raised money to create a mural and put out a call for submissions. Danza Davis’ simple depiction … Continue Reading Ukiah May Get Mural Celebrating Monarch Butterfly

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Lake County Health Officials Predict Omicron Surge in Next Month or So

Lake County Health officials earlier in the week gave the county board of supervisors an update on the COVID-19 situation, stating that a local surge is likely in the next month or so. According to the Lake County News, Dr. Charlie Evans, an ER physician, along with new Health Services Director Jonathan Portney, advised that … Continue Reading Lake County Health Officials Predict Omicron Surge in Next Month or So

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Willits/Lucerne Woman Charged With Felony Vehicular Manslaughter

A woman identified as being from both Willits and Lucerne has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter in the death of a passenger who was riding in her car while she was driving under the influence. Earlier this month, Patricia Martha Murphy rear-ended a parked work truck in Lucerne. Her passenger, Justin Dale of Lucerne … Continue Reading Willits/Lucerne Woman Charged With Felony Vehicular Manslaughter

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Man Accused of Killing a Lucerne Man Pleads Not Guilty

The man accused of shooting and killing a Lucerne man this past summer has pleaded not guilty in Lake County Superior Court. Yesterday, Nova Maye Deperno of Occidental was arrested earlier this month on several felony charges and helped detectives locate a body in northern Lake County. Deperno was arrested and formally charged with the … Continue Reading Man Accused of Killing a Lucerne Man Pleads Not Guilty

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Lake County Approves Auction of Tax Defaulted Properties

An auction of 942 tax-defaulted properties was approved by the Lake County Board of Supervisors at their meeting yesterday. According to the Lake County News, normally there are about 300 properties that go up for sale, but as of late, there’s been a push to have regular sales with the City of Clearlake mandating the … Continue Reading Lake County Approves Auction of Tax Defaulted Properties

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Mendocino and Lake Counties See Drop in Unemployment

The Employment Development Departments latest report shows Mendocino County’s unemployment rate came in at 4.6%, down slight from November’s 4.7% and 6.7% for the same time last year. Mendocino County ranked 24th out of 58 counties. Lake County’s December unemployment rate dropped to 5.7%, down from 5.9% in November and 8.8% in December of 2020. … Continue Reading Mendocino and Lake Counties See Drop in Unemployment