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O. Hope McKenney

  Over 500 people gathered in Alex Thomas Plaza in Ukiah on Saturday, in solidarity with people across the country for the March for Our Lives.  The March For Our Lives movement emerged from the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida shooting on Feb. 14 that killed 17 students. Students across the country are calling for elected officials to stop taking money from the NRA and take action on gun control.

 

California is now coming out of a prohibition era following the approval of Proposition 64, legalizing recreational cannabis. The Golden State residents are seeing the migration of North America’s largest cannabis market into the light of a regulated and legal system estimated to be worth an approximate $7 billion annually. Hope McKenney reports. 

O. Hope McKenney

Ukiah celebrates three women who personify perseverence despite discrimination at the 34th Annual Women's History Gala in Ukiah. Hope McKenney reports.

The Blue Zone Project

The City of Ukiah and Ukiah Valley Medical Center are exploring ways to help you live longer and happier in Mendocino County.  They are exploring a system called The Blue Zone Project and want your feedback. 

U.S. Highway 101 just north of Leggett was reopened to one-way traffic control Friday as Caltrans says the landslide cleanup is ahead of schedule.

 

According to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, the removal work of nearly 25,000 cubic yards of debris has cost Caltrans about $2 million. By the time the highway is open to both lanes in a few months, the cleanup may total approximately $5 million.

 

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