PG&E Outage in Eureka Area–Power Was Off for 4100 Residents

According to PGE spokesman, Brittany McKannay, 4100 customers were without electricity from about 9:41 A.M. today. Crews have restored most of the area but currently there are still 430 people without power. According to KGOE’s Facebook page, various media outlets lost power. KGOE, KIEM, KATA espn. They appear to be back on at this time though. Power was apparently off from

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Fire near Miller Creek Rd.

Doug Bryan, a member of the Southern Humboldt Fire Chiefs Public Information Team  is reporting a fire on Miller Creek Road (the road is north of Briceland.) First reports, he says, are that the fire is about 1/2 acre in size. UPDATE 7:17 A.M.: Bryan added, “Cal Fire and Briceland Fire engines are working to extinguish a 1/2 acre vegetation fire

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Two Protesters Lockdown at Willits Bypass Construction Area/Photographer Arrested

CHP officers guard a protester locked down to a machine on the Willits Bypass. (Photos from the EarthFirst Facebook Page.) Two protesters–a man, Travis Jochimsen, and a woman known as Blue Heron–slipped past the California Highway Patrol early this morning and locked down to machines used to drain land in Mendocino County. They are trying to bring attention to the Willits Bypass

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