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Red Cross Moves Clayton Fire Service Center

The American Red Cross has moved its Clayton Fire Service Center to Lower Lake. The center is now located at the Lake County Social Services building, 16170 Main St., Suite D. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 through Friday, Sept. 2nd. Families affected by the Clayton fire can meet with trained Red Cross caseworkers […]

Laytonville Man Dies in Fight

A man has died following a fight in Laytonville Sunday night. 32-year-old Charles Reynolds of Willits, allegedly punched 29-year-old Kenneth Fisher of Laytonville in the parking lot of Boomers Bar on North Highway 101. Fisher was unresponsive and CPR was initiated before the arrival of emergency responders. He was transported to a hospital, where he […]

Ukiah Considering Downtown Parking Changes

The city of Ukiah is considering some changes to downtown parking in hopes of adding more spaces. During a public meeting last week at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, participants complained about a lack of handicapped parking, and the lack of spaces close to the Ukiah Branch of the Mendocino County Library. City staff is […]

Shooting in Lower Lake Over Drugs

We now know more about the shooting that happened in the area of Spruce Grove Road and Cantwell Ranch Road in Lower Lake on Sunday night. The Lake County Sheriff reports that it was over a drug deal gone bad. 27-year-old Jessie Banda of Clearlake was arrested for shooting the male victim. Nineteen pounds of […]

Calfire Declares Clayton Fire Fully Contained

On Friday evening Cal Fire has declared the Clayton Fire fully contained after several days holding the line at 96 percent. The fire, allegedly started by an Clearlake resident Damin Pashilk, started just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Before it was over, the fire scorched Lower Lake, destroying 188 homes, 10 commercial buildings […]

Suspicious Device Found Near Hospital

A portion of 18th Avenue in Clearlake was closed for several hours yesterday because of a suspicious device that was found near St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake. Staff noticed the device in a wooded area north of the emergency room parking area and contacted authorities. The device was rendered safe by use of a water […]

4 MCSO Deputies Shot at Humbolt County Standoff Suspect

Four Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Ukiah Police officer are among those who fired shots in a stand-off earlier this month. The Mendocino County SWAT team assisted in the standoff in Humbolt County, where the suspect was killed after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement in the 17-hour standoff. The Critical Incident Response Team investigation […]