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DUI Leads to Major Injury Crash Requiring Multiple Juveniles to be Medevacked to Area Hospitals

“For reasons still under investigation, the driver allowed the vehicle to run off the road and collide with a large oak tree. Nearby residents assisted the injured occupants out of the Mazda as it erupted into flames. All occupants of the vehicle suffered moderate to major injuries as a result of the collision and were transported to various northern California hospitals.”

Quarantined with Kids in Mendocino: One Resident’s Experience of County-Provided COVID-19 Quarantine Housing

Brendlen and her two toddlers were housed at a Ukiah hotel from July 10 to July 24 and were told to stay there “for 14 days and not leave the room.” Under the strict guidelines of quarantine, Brendlen said she “was not allowed to have visitors.” She described feeling as if the “front desk wouldn’t deal with me” because “they have a contract with the county, so there are special circumstances.”

Parolee Released from Prison Two Days Ago Dies of Overdose in Ukiah Homeless Encampment

Van Patten said officers noticed the 34-year-old male lying on the ground struggling to breathe. One of the tenants told the officers that the man had ingested a significant amount of heroin moments before, reported Van Patten. At this point, officers attempted to administer three doses of Narcan, a medication used to counteract an opioid overdose’s effects. Van Patten described those life-saving efforts as unsuccessful.