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4000 evacuated from Bay Point after grass fire threatens gas line

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, Sheriffs Office and Chevron officials announced Thursday morning that an underground gas vault fire is still burning at a Chevron facility in Pittsburg, Calif. The threat of an explosion forced the evacuation of 4,000 people, officials said. lessContra C


Annual event honors fallen officers - Lassen News

During the Friday, Oct. 5 Wreath Dedication ceremony put on by Lassen Family Services, local law enforcement, government officials and the community honored the lives and sacrifices of deputy Larry Griffith, officer Robert McElrath and deputy Jack Hopkins.


Us vs Them rhetoric must end in D.C.

As a member of the Baby Boom Generation and a Vietnam Veteran I apologize for the way my generation turned Washington, D.C., into a political tribal wasteland. My generation of elected officials became dysfunctional, sadly there is no pill for a cure only new blood will help.


Mid-term ballots in the mail today

For state House District 56, the race is between incumbent E. Werner Reschke, a Republican, and Taylor Tupper, a Democrat.


6 million dollar housing development opens in Klamath Falls - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

“Really excited!” Exclaimed Diana Otero of the Klamath Housing Authority. “This has been two years in the making, and so this is always the fun part – opening it up and getting people moved in, and getting to show it off to the community.”


Redding Police: Neighborhood prowlers chased, captured

Police found two men a few minutes later who immediately fled on foot. John Logan Beard, 32 years of Redding, was pepper sprayed during the foot chase. He was arrested and booked into Shasta County Jail for resisting arrest, violating his parole, possession of a pipe used for smoking illegal drugs a


Man who burned to death identified

Elko County Deputy Coroner Nick Czegledi said the body was sent to the Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office, where fingerprints revealed he was Gregory Devereaux, a 61-year-old transient who had recently returned to Elko.


Local and state officials respond to President Trump blaming California on wildfires

"Well, I would say one, this isn't a California problem. It is a national problem. Especially in the western United States. California isn't the only state that burns," said Deputy Director of Communications for Cal Fire, Mike Mohler in response to President Trump's statement he made during a cabine


'Everybody's a suspect': Experts weigh in on Cottonwood's suspicious fires

As the owner of a doughnut shop in Cottonwood, the same place where she grew up, Sandy Cappello knows all the theories about who's starting fires around the town, including one that killed a woman earlier this month.


Reno massage therapist arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting clients

Arnel Tomas, 51, faces two counts of sexual assault and was being held at the Washoe County Detention Facility.


Festival celebrates the end of a long trek for returning salmon

For those hardy and lucky enough to make it back, there is a celebration Saturday, the Return of the Salmon Festival at Coleman National Fish Hatchery, where the salmon began their lives in 2015.


Redding man who injured APD officer in crash sentenced to prison

Eric Daniel Hancock was sentenced to 5 years, 8 months in prison after pleading guilty to assault on a peace officer with a deadly weapon and DUI causing Injury, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office said on its Facebook page.


Wildfire burning near Klamath Falls - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Andy Hoskins with Klamath County Fire District #1 said, “There were reports early on that it came from some people that were shooting, but we don’t have any of those confirmations.”


Drag in Redding: A story of love, friendship and survival

Twenty years ago, Redding's thriving drag community faded due to the AIDS epidemic. Today, the drag scene is once again flourishing.


Inside the Sierra Army Depot Graveyard

After the final shots are fired in a war and the armistice is signed, there are still unanswered questions looming about what to do with all of the leftover arms, vehicles, and munitions.In February 1942, at the height of the Second World War, General George C. Marshall created the Sierra Army Depot


Early morning fire destroys garage

An early Wednesday morning fire destroyed a detached garage in eastern Redding, causing an estimated $60,000 in damage, a spokesman for the Shasta County Fire Department said.


Siskiyou County woman dies in September dog attack

Teena Carol Mawhorter, who lived on Serrano Drive between Mount Shasta and Weed, died Sept. 6 after suffering severe dog bites to her face and the back of her head, according to sheriff's officials and published reports.


5 U.S. Cannabis Companies with Projected $350 Million in 2019...

CSAC has executed agreements to acquire 5 existing companies to create an anchor portfolio (the “Anchor Portfolio”) of vertically integrated operations in the Eastern and Western United States, pending regulatory approval on licensing and structureThe Anchor Portfolio was assembled based on anticipa


Day 1 of Modoc Wild Horse Roundup: 66 Captured With No Change in Plan to Sell Hundreds for Slaughter

Alturas, CA (October 11, 2018)…Day 1 of the U.S. Forest Service’s wild horse roundup in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas ended yesterday with 66 horses captured and no reported deaths.


Memorial run held for fallen Modoc County deputy - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

In October 2016,Deputy Jack Hopkinsresponded to a family disturbance call. When he arrived at the scene, he was fatally shot. The suspect went on to engage in a shootout with Sheriff Mike Poindexter, but he was eventually arrested.