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Community Foundation of Mendocino County

When the October firestorms hit Mendocino County, the Community Foundation of Mendocino County sprung into action and immediately started raising money for the fire victims and community fire recovery efforts.  Years of preparation for a disaster paid off and the foundation has so far raised about $2,000,000.  President and CEO Megan Barber Allende discusses the Disaster Fund and the foundation's fire recovery plans. 

Anne Murray Schaefer, courtesy of Mendonoma Sightings

An upper ridge will bring dry conditions, mild afternoons, and cool nights for the next seven days. Some clouds may develop along the coast during that time; otherwise the skies will be clear.

 

On the seas, high pressure will bring light winds and low waters. The waves are expected to grow slightly on Thursday.

 

Two-day forecast

 

The coast tonight will see clear skies with lows in the mid-40s. On Thursday, Fort Bragg is forecast to see more clear weather with highs in the upper-50s and similar lows.

 


Cannabis Businesses Prepare For The New Year

Dec 4, 2017

Dec 4, 2017 -- Cannabis business people are preparing for a raft of new regulations in the new year. We're running a series of interviews with people in various sectors of this rapidly changing economy. We hope to check in with them periodically, as life under the new regulations becomes a reality. We're starting today with Kyle Greenhalgh of Kure Wellness, a dispensary just outside Ukiah city limits. Tune in to hear about his strategy, and what is weighing on his mind these days.

Members of local fire safe councils gathered at the Redwood Valley Grange to offer tips about how to make their communities safer and more resilient to fire. In this story, we'll hear about how one community maintained communications during the recent disaster, and how another created maps that helped out-of-state responders find their way through unfamiliar terrain. The event was sponsored by the Hopland Research and Extension Center, and featured experts from a wide range of fire-related fields of expertise.

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