Why Calling the Sheriff May Not Work for Pot Growers…

Mendocino Sheriff’s Press Release: On 7-10-2012 at approximately 0455 the Mendocino County Sheriffs Communication Center received a 911 telephone call from a caller who advised his neighbors were being robbed at gunpoint at a Guidiville Road residence. Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies with the assistance from Ukiah Police Officers responded to a residence on Guidiville Road.  On arrival they contacted the

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Missing 16 Year Old

    Humboldt CO. Sheriff’s Press Release:   On 07-10-2012, approximately 9:30 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing juvenile. The grandmother of the juvenile reported she last saw her granddaughter, Donnayah Brichae Bell nickname of ” Naya ” , 16 years old, on Saturday, 7-7-2012, approximately 7:00 p.m. when she left her Roanne Avenue,

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Big Rig Took Out Power Lines Near 299 Exit Off 101

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=%0940.898409+-124.081023&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=79.857851,178.154297&ie=UTF8&t=m&z=14&ll=40.898409,-124.081023&output=embed&w=425&h=350] UPDATE, 10:17 a.m.: All clear, says KHUM listener @GregGehr. ### UPDATE: A small number of PG&E customers appear to have lost power in the incident. —————————————– According to the CHP, a big rig took out power lines on 299 near the exit off 101 at around 9:30 this morning. The lines are across the roadway. PG&E and the

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CHP Officer Alive Because of an Injured Hiker and a Team of Unlikely Helpers

This press release was sent out by the CHP and, although it isn’t, strictly speaking, local, it made me feel good.Hopefully, it makes you feel the same. REDDING, Calif. – A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer is lucky to be alive after suffering a critical, life-threatening injury while performing a medevac rescue Thursday near Big Bear Lake, a remote and

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Collision on Tish Tang Rd. Near Hoopa

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=41.049719+-123.665977&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=79.857851,178.154297&ie=UTF8&ll=41.049719,-123.665977&spn=0.038643,0.086989&t=m&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350]   According to the CHP, a Dodge Caliber crashed on Tish Tang Rd. near the Hoopa airport a little after 3 P.M. today.  An adult was trapped. Several were injured. An infant was involved though not trapped. I’m unsure if it was injured. A woman was flown to Redding and at least two others were injured.  

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Fire Near Ruth Dam

Photo by Cody Bruffett UPDATE 1:34 P.M. Monday: According to a resident in the area, Ruth is pretty warm at 87 degrees in the shade. However, I just spoke with Public Information Officer Julie Ranieri.  She says again that they expect containment today. The helicopters have all left and some crews are being sent home. She reiterated that, in spite

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Accident on Blue Rock Rd. Near Garberville

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=40.056546+-123.761823&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=79.857851,178.154297&ie=UTF8&ll=40.056546,-123.761823&spn=0.03922,0.086989&t=m&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350] (Caution: the gps coordinates on the CHP site are not always an accurate reflection of where the accident is located.) The CHP are reporting a solo vehicle accident on Blue Rock Rd. There is a report that the driver got out.

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