The Log Walk event that started last year in protest of timber company practices such as the Hack and Squirt method, where tanoak trees are injected with an herbicide and killed, continues next weekend. The Pacific Alliance for Indigenous and Environmental Action - a coalition of activists, recently announced they are hosting another walk in protest of Caltrans' plans to widen part of Highway 101 through ancient redwoods at Richardson Grove State Park in Humboldt County.

Fireworks Are Illegal

Jun 18, 2017

All types of fireworks are illegal in Mendocino County reminds CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit Chief George Gonzalez. He states the careless handling of fireworks pose a major danger to California and its residents, and that fireworks have caused serious injuries nationwide. Children are at the greatest risk of injury.

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for inland Mendocino County through Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Temperatures are expected to peak between the mid 90’s and 107 degrees.

Three new cases of human sex trafficking were reported in northern California since 2016, according to trafficking survivor Elle Snow and founder of Game Over, a survivor led organization working to end sex trafficking


Snow has turned her horrifying experience into an awareness campaign - helping other victims across the United States escape trafficking and educating communities about how to identify it, prevent it, and more.  

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office

A man with a black handgun (pictured) entered the West America Bank in Gualala Thursday around 2:00p.m and demanded cash from the bank tellers, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5'10" with a thin build. He was wearing a dark wig and sunglasses and ran from the bank northbound with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

If you have any information on this case, please call the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at (707) 463-4086 or (707) 234-2100.