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New fire engines feature new Ukiah Valley Fire Authority logo
By the end of the year, two new fire engines should be driving the streets of Ukiah with a new logo created for the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority. “We’re just waiting on some special gear, so we hope to be able to get them out within the next week or so,” said David Kirch, the fleet maintenance superv
New Ukiah City Council member, incumbents sworn in
At its last meeting, the Ukiah City Council welcomed new member Juan Orozco, who is the first Latino to be elected to serve on the board. “I am so proud of my husband,” said Jackeline Orozco after her husband was sworn in and took his seat on the dais Dec. 5. “He came to the United States as an immi
Tuesday Community Events in Ukiah
Adult Children of Alcoholics (and other dysfunctional families): Meets Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 465 Luce Ave., Ukiah. Ukiah Library: ‘Lend an Ear,’ individual, drop-in workshops on how to listen and support loved ones in sharing their difficult stories on Tuesdays, from 5:30 to
Mendocino County hires new Cannabis Program manager
Building inspector Sean Connell has been hired to oversee Mendocino County’s Cannabis Program, Agricultural Commissioner Harinder Grewal announced Tuesday. “I hope he will help make Mendocino County’s program a shining example of success,” Grewal told the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors during
The SF Bay Area Peninsula: 2018’s most dazzling holiday light displays
Holiday lights are illuminating homes and businesses across the San Francisco Bay Area. But while some of us just hang a strand or two and call it done, others go all out, decorating their homes, roofs, gardens and patios in such exuberant fashion, crowds flock to see.
Sun House Senior Housing in Ukiah wins Top Real Estate Projects in the North Bay for 2018
The Sun House senior living apartments project in Ukiah involved the construction of 28 units in three two-story residential buildings along with a community center on 1.51 acres of land in just 16 months. Square footage of built space totaled 35,600 square feet and also included site work for garde
Letter: What went wrong in Ukiah?
In 1980, after the mixing of cultures in Chicago started the riots and fires, I gave up my limo service between Chicago and the Mayo Clinic for folks who would not fly. I had read an article that Ukiah, California, was the best small town to retire in so I bought an old moving van and, with my rusty
Ukiah fire chief adopts puppy injured in car crash
The call began like so many others: A car slid off a slick road into a ditch and firefighters responded to help remove the trapped driver. “It wasn’t until we pulled her out that we saw there was a puppy down by her legs,” said Kevin Jennings, a Division Chief for the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, wh
Bay Area weather: Dense fog affects morning commute
The Bay Area’s morning commute might take longer than usual Tuesday. A dense fog is expected to limit visibility Tuesday morning to less than one-quarter mile at times throughout the Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service.
Letter: Needles a growing problem
I would strongly suggest that the issue of loose discarded needle reduction and opioid addiction is addressed with the highest degree of concern by all of Ukiah, and farther. You already know this. We need to do better. Much better.
Ukiah man suspected of robbing five banks in Mendocino, Sonoma counties
A Ukiah man arrested for at least two bank robberies in Sonoma County is believed to have robbed the Chase bank on South State Street last summer, the Ukiah Police Department reported.
Bay Area man coughed up blood clot in shape of lung’s bronchial tree
The patient had come in for heart failure, and physicians at the University of California at San Francisco had an aggressive plan to help. Doctors there inserted a heart pump through his leg artery to flood his organs with blood. But there is a downside to the strategy – clots can form through its u
23 Fun Things: 'The Nutcracker' returns, tastings from steak to Champagne, shopping pop-ups + more Bay Area events
It's about two weeks to Christmas and things are getting seriously freakin' festive. This week, see The Nutcracker at San Francisco Ballet or A Christmas Carol at A.C.T., hear Chanticleer sing their holiday magic, enjoy a Moroccan-style dinner theater, shop Chronicle Books' warehouse sale and more h
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office now using WeTip hotline
As of Dec. 6, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office began employing the WeTip hotline program to help fight crime throughout Mendocino County. WeTip hotline phones are answered by bilingual tip operators 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Anyone can call the phone number if they have information about
Wells to preside over Ukiah Valley and Howard Memorial in the new year
By Cici Winiger, Communications Manager, Adventist Health Howard Memorial. Adventist Health announced Dec. 7 its decision to align strategies between Adventist Health Ukiah Valley and Adventist Health Howard Memorial under a unified leadership team led by Jason Wells, who will assume the role as Pre
‘I don’t want to leave:’ South Bay renters displaced to make way for buyers
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Rocio Carrillo was taken aback last summer when 5-year-old Johnatan asked about the new sign in front of their apartment building. Carrillo didn’t want to tell her son the truth about the placard bearing the official-looking title: “notice of development proposal.” But since she hadn
In Our Opinion: Shop local this season
Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we’d like to encourage everyone to shop at our local businesses for gifts and party goods. For years we heard that people were buying in Santa Rosa because they were going down there anyway to shop at Costco.
Homelessness: The shadow that hangs over students in this Bay Area school district
Maddie Godoy doesn’t have much time for homework. When she gets home from school, the 11-year-old babysits for her little brothers. She often makes dinner, scrambled eggs or hot dogs, whatever is in the fridge. She plays hide and seek with Iker, 2, in the family’s small apartment before getting him
Exclusive: Wife of late Bay Area radio legend Ray Taliaferro breaks her silence
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KGO) -- The body of former KGO talk radio host and community activist Ray Taliaferro was found by two teenagers in a wooded area on Sunday, Dec, 02, 2018 in Paducah, Kentucky.
Ukiah Shelter Pets of the Week: Meet Betty and Roslyn
Meet Betty and Roslyn. Due to unfortunate circumstances, these two sisters were recently owner-surrendered to the shelter. They have spent the past 10 years with each other and are a bonded pair.Their previous guardian has paid the adoption fee for both sisters if they can remain in the same home. A