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Four arrested in Mendocino County for chaotic attempted burglary

COVELO, Calif.- The Mendocino Sheriff's Office arrested four suspects after a chaotic attempted burglary in Covelo. On Monday February 19th around 7 A.M. the Sheriff's Office says deputies were sent to a burglary in progress.


68-unit housing project moves ahead

The Fort Bragg Planning Commission unanimously approved coastal development permits for a large affordable housing project at its Feb. 12 meeting. “This is a big project for Fort Bragg,” said Community Development Director Marie Jones. “This is probably the largest project that I’ve ever reviewed in


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Bay Area forecast: ‘Atmospheric river’ storm may impact region next week

With the possibility of another “atmospheric river” storm hitting Northern California early next week, this February is shaping up to be one of the wettest ever in the Bay Area.


What’s Happening in Mendocino County: Feb. 21-27

Ukiah Player’s Theatre Presents: ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at 1041 Low Gap Road, Ukiah. Tickets are $10 and available at www.ukiahplayerstheatre.org. 462-9226.


Non-conforming use extended for dormant Main Street gas station

The Fort Bragg Planning Commission last week directed staff to continue the non-conforming use of the gas station located at 225 N. Main St., meaning it could potentially go back into business despite not being allowed in the Central Business District.


Fort Bragg’s Elections Review Committee meets

The Election Systems Review Committee, which was appointed by the Fort Bragg City Council in January to consider how the city conducts elections after it was challenged under the California Voting Rights Act last year, convened for the first time Wednesday, Feb. 13.


California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits

Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit


7 amazing SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, Feb. 22-24

Are we the only ones trying to fight off an early case of Spring Fever? Maybe it’s the fact that it’s NOT supposed to rain all over us for a change that we’ve got that Johnny Nash song in our heads (“I Can See Clearly Now …”) and are ready for a serious infusion of food and tasty adult beverages thi


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


White House Breaks Off Talks With California Over Mileage Standard Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.


Embattled California DMV gets its third director in just 32 days

The agency struggling to register licenses is also struggling to find a leader. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has gone through two directors in just over a month. The latest leadership shake-up came on Jan. 30, when acting director Kathleen Webb replaced acting director Bill Davidson,


It’s almost time for California’s super bloom!

That sound you hear from Southern California in the coming days and weeks could be the deserts exploding in Technicolor. Desert-watchers say the Golden State is likely in for another ”super bloom” of wildflowers like the one we experienced in 2017. All the ingredients for the colorful cocktail are i


California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas

Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa


UC Santa Cruz student from Bay Area indicted for allegedly developing app to sell illegal drugs

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell illegal drugs including methamphetamine and cocaine. According to authorities, 18-year-old Collin Howard of Sunnyvale was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on drug distr


Two Bay Area men convicted in bid-rigging scheme

A federal jury Wednesday convicted two Bay Area men of conspiring to defraud the United States and commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a plot to rig bids for the construction of a building at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


California prosecutors will hit legal roadblock in seeking death penalty against suspect in 1973 murder

California prosecutors have said they're weighing capital punishment for the man accused of strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1973 — but legal experts insisted Thursday that's not possible.


See all that water flowing into the ocean? California bill aims to save it

In stormy winters like this, residents of drought-prone Southern California fret about how much rainfall flows into the ocean, a reminder of the amounts of water the region is wasting instead of saving for good use.


Mendocino County students to compete for California Mayors Cyber Cup

The national issue of cybersecurity is exponentially growing and thus, the lack of an emerging workforce in the field could be called worrisome. Currently, there are 350,000 cybersecurity jobs in the United States that remain open. That number is projected to rise to 2 million in the next two years.