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Two arrested for financial elder abuse
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, investigators from the Lake County District Attorney’s Office served search warrants at the Linda Mafrice residence at 10970 Mistletoe Lane Clearlake and Meghan Demarco residence 6170 Golddust Drive, Kelseyville in an ongoing investigation of financial elder abuse.
Vegetation fire near Willits off Hwy. 20 now contained (updated 4:15 p.m.) • The Mendocino Voice
UPDATE 4:10 p.m. -- The small vegetation fire west of Willits, named the Pepper Incident, is now contained and mostly out, though firefighters remain on the scene mopping up and monitoring hot-spots. According to Cal Fire Battalion Chief David Diggs, who was on the scene, the fire grew to about 1.5
Fire victims in Redwood Valley still struggling year after tragedy
In Mendocino County's Redwood Valley, fire victims have grown more than a little tired of living a day at a time, more than a year after the tragedy. "This is my kitchen," said Tamara Canovas. It's in a FEMA trailer, in a campground filled with people still living in limbo after the Redwood Fire. Wi
Mendocino Coast succulent poachers ordered to leave the U.S.
Two South Korean men involved in a black-market scheme to uproot native succulent plants from Mendocino Coast cliffs to ship to clients in Asia were handed this week two-year prison terms, a sentence they’ll avoid serving by agreeing to leave the country, prosecutors said.
President Trump threatens to cut wildfire funds to California (video) • The Mendocino Voice
WILLITS, 10/17/18 -- During impromptu remarks delivered at a cabinet meeting today, President Trump lashed out at California over the recentwildfiresand threaten to cut funding for fighting wildfires, saying, "You'd better get your act together, because California -- we're just not going to continue
Enter at your own risk: New haunted house in Ukiah designed for scares
The first thing you should know about the new haunted house in Ukiah is that it has a safe word: Orange.“Kids are welcome, but this is not the PumpkinFest haunted house, with Pac-Man and Donkey Kong,” said Jake Burgess, the city’s recreation supervisor. “This is ‘The Apocalypse’ haunted house, with
Dirty Cello to perform at Willits Community Theatre
Dirty Cello will be performing on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at Willits Community Theatre, 37 W. Van Lane. From China to Italy, and all over the U.S., Dirty Cello brings a unique spin on blues and bluegrass. Dirty Cello is Led by cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman. “Dirty Cellos music is all over th
Cannabis Cultivation Without a Permit and Building Violations in Mendocino County
The Code Enforcement Division received a complaint about cultivation of cannabis without permits at a residential location in the 4100 Block of Fisher Lake Drive, Redwood Valley. Subsequent investigation confirmed that cannabis was being cultivated without a permit in violation of Mendocino County C
Two Injured Following Car Fires on 101 in Gilroy
The southbound 101 near the 10th Street exit were blocked by two vehicles that were on fire, according to the Gilroy Fire Department. Two people were transported to the hospital, according to fire officials.
Knights wrap up league title with 32-22 win over Willits
WILLITS — The Kelseyville Knights spotted Willits a quarterback and a running back on Friday night and still came away with the undisputed North Central League I varsity football championship after holding off the Wolverines 32-22 at Maize Field in Willits.Don’t expect Kelseyville head coach Erick L
Mendocino County supervisors hear report on local mental health system
County voters passed Measure B in 2017 toward construction of a behavioral health facility and to support ongoing operations, services and treatment programs. Measure B starts with a half-cent tax over a five-year period, which will generate approximately $38 million in five years, and becomes an ei
Willits Police Log: Oct. 8-14
The following items were compiled from reports prepared by the Willits Police Department. Officers responded to 204 calls for service during this seven day period.CORONER: Officers responded to a call about a.deceased person at 1480 S. Main Street on Oct. 8 at 5:03 p.m.SEXUAL ASSAULT: Officers respo
Video shows truck plummet after avoiding road signs
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The California Department of Transportation posted a video online of a terrifying accident involving an 18-wheeler that they say ignored warning signs of the dangerous road.According to the post, State Route 175 between Hopland and Lakeport in California is limited to vehicles n
4th Annual Hot Buttered Rum Halloween Bash
Hot Buttered Rum returns to Willits for the 4th Annual Halloween Bash, a benefit for the School of Adaptive Agriculture, Willits’ own “farm school”. The bash will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Little Lake Grange, 291 School St., Willits. The nights festivities will include
Ten arrested in Lake County for running large pot-growing enterprise
An ongoing Lake County marijuana investigation led to 10 arrests of workers suspected of growing more than 5,000 plants in or near Clear Lake marshland, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.
Loud shrieking noise heard in East Bay. Residents asked not to call 911.
Residents in Antioch are being warned they may hear a loud shrieking noise, described as a jet engine, coming from the Chevron pipeline facility on Buchanan Road. The noise is because of venting happening on the Bay Point gas line. Officials say it is "a normal part of the risk-mitigation process."
Mendocino County researching evacuation route funding for Sherwood Road area
In the future, county staff could also clear brush and improve the road conditions on these routes. All of these improvements are designed to try and make sure that during a wildfire or other emergencies, people have a safe way to evacuate.
Artists paint the town of Willits
Paint the Town is a new, all-volunteer run, initiative for Willits by WELL (Willits Economic Localization), and the public is invited to participate. With permits by city and fire departments in place they want to paint fire hydrants, garbage receptacles and more in Willits, and they encourage all l
Evacuations ordered in Baypoint due to fire in natural gas pipeline
Anyone in the Baypoint area by North Broadway to the West, Summer Way to the East, Suisin Avenue to the North and Willow Pass Road to the South should evacuate - and plan to be gone overnight.
SWAT standoff that closed Stony Point Road ends in arrest of wanted man
Joseph Vicino, 35, became a suspect in a theft allegation about 4 p.m Tuesday at the property near Mecham Road, sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Crum said.