As per a press release from CAL FIRE, the controlled burn will burn approximately 5 acres of state owned property near the Howard Forest headquarters.
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[Update: Both Lanes Reopened] Head-On Collision Leaves One Dead and Traffic Stopped on Highway 101 South of Hopland
A head-on collision between a big rig and a motorhome south of Hopland has left at least one person dead and Highway 101 littered with debris blocking the southbound lane.
Mendocino County Public Health Officer Issues Update to Emergency Isolation/Quarantine Orders for COVID-19
“The new order now requires you to communicate, cooperate and respond to calls from County Public Health Case Investigation/Contact Tracing and provide names and contact information for all close contacts.”
Ukiah Restaurant Concerned Public Health Did Not Notify Them of COVID Cases Before the Day a Press Release was Issued
“Unfortunately, we were never notified of the incident(s) by the County once their contact tracing was completed, nor were we asked for comment on the press release. We were not informed of the tracing result Unfortunately, we were never notified of the incident(s) by the County once their contact tracing was completed, nor were we asked for comment on the press release. We were not informed of the tracing results until the same day the press release was published, Friday, June 4th, two weeks after the date(s) of concern.”
53-Year-Old Fort Bragg Man Dies, Three Others Hospitalized After Vehicle Collides with Tree on Highway 20
As per a press release from the California Highway Patrol, Sunday’s early morning traffic collision on Highway 20 left a man dead and three others hospitalized after colliding head-on with a tree.
“After the jurors were thanked and excused, the trial court continued the defendant’s case to June 25th for any possible disposition the case or for setting the matter for a retrial in front of a new jury.”
Mendocino County Sheriff Office’s Public Information Officer Captain Greg Van Patten confirmed that a coroner was dispatched to the scene but at this point, the individual’s name cannot be released because the “spouse was air lifted to another county for treatment and we weren’t able to conduct next of kin notification as a result.”
[Updates]Full Wildland Fire Response Initiated for Vegetation Fire in the Hills East of Potter Valley
The dispatcher told responding firefighters the fire is made up of multiple fires in a three-acre area. Locals were reportedly attempting to extinguish the fires.
Ukiah’s South State Street Temporarily Closed After Two-Vehicle Traffic Collision Leaves Lanes Blocked
“Wabash Incident” Commander reports all parties are outside of their vehicles walking and both the northbound lane and the turn lane are currently blocked.
Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Lifting Pandemic Protocols Including Physical Distancing and Capacity Limits
“With nearly 40 million vaccines administered and among the lowest case rates in the nation, we are lifting the orders that impact Californians on a day-to-day basis while remaining vigilant to protect public health and safety as the pandemic persists.”