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The law was prompted by an audit revealing that up to 35,000 parking placards in use were in the names of deceased people.
In her latest monthly report for November, Mendocino County CEO Darcy Antle provided this update on staff activities.
The Humane Society for Inland Mendocino is located at 9700 Uva Drive in Redwood Valley.
Hospice of Ukiah started as a grassroots, volunteer organization dedicated to easing the suffering of dying patients and families.
Major roadwork scheduled Friday, Dec. 16 through Thursday, Dec. 22
The last Board of Supervisors meeting of 2022 was on Tuesday, so I thought that this would be a good time to look back at what has transpired over the year and then look forward to the New Year.
The Bay Area and California added jobs in November, but amid widening tech and biotech layoffs, the gains slowed greatly.
Recently, an experienced Realtor shared a story that is all too familiar.
Crop disease is ravaging lettuce fields in Salinas Valley -- the "Salad Bowl of the World" -- causing a nationwide shortage.
After a unanimous vote today by the CPUC, homeowners get smaller payments from utilities, which solar companies say will slow construction of new rooftop solar projects. But new state incentives will be available.
Facing a mental health crisis, Cal Fire crews sought less of a workload. But they have to wait two years under their new contract.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hallee Hirsh, 35; Benjamin Bratt, 59; Sam Robards, 61; Billy Gibbons, 73.
At least one small Christmas miracle has already occurred in Ukiah this year, because when a 5-year-old girl said she wanted a "unicorn purse and night light," the universe gathered forces to grant her wish.
Growing up, my favorite Christmas ornaments were ones my mother had grown up with – little winged fairies that you could make float on the tree's branches.
Starting Saturday, a new gondola will begin carrying passengers on a 2.4-mile ride over what is now — at 6,000 acres — the largest ski area in California.
Four people reportedly died on Wednesday night when a driver crashed into a tree and the vehicle caught fire in Granite Bay, a city 25 miles northeast of Sacramento, the California Highway Patrol told multiple media outlets.
After a quiet flu season last year, influenza is now on the rise in California, and the state is in the "very high" category for virus transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Amid the surge, you may be wondering if it's too late to get a flu shot.
The man began accepting the bribes in December 2014, authorities said.
Lorenzo Mays, who is intellectually disabled, spent years lost in a criminal justice system in California that too often fails people with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Maude Apatow, 25; Adam Brody, 43; Julie Taymor, 70; Don Johnson, 73.
LA City Council looks into expanding a pilot plan to reduce RV encampments with a place to live - and $500.
Authorities continued Wednesday to investigate the death of the woman and that of a 36-year-old man
Chico State’s Academic Senate voted 34-1 Wednesday to ask California State University trustees to conduct an independent investigation of their campus leadership’s handling of suspended Professor David Stachura’s sexual affair with a student and alleged threats to shoot colleagues.
Given the soaking rains Mendocino County received last week and the sunny skies being delivered this week, right now is a perfect time to visit local waterfalls. As proof, take the lovely one inside Russian Gulch State Park near Mendocino.
The Rev. Gamley is interim pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Ukiah.
What do health officials and existing rules say about mask mandates
The MCSO notes that the suspect "will be held in New York pending extradition back to Mendocino County."
DePape told police that “he (Paul Pelosi) thinks that I’ll just surrender, and I didn’t come here to surrender,” according to recordings played Wednesday in court.
Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried are being investigated on multiple fronts over whether they were complicit in acts that led to the collapse of their son's crypto company.
The 19-year-old Antioch resident and fast-food assistant manager was honored on Tuesday at Antioch City Hall for standing up to a man who was allegedly bullying a teenage customer who had special needs and was unable to protect himself.
Sheriff ends daytime patrols in Tehama, reflecting officer shortage throughout California and national trend. Law enforcement blames low pay and tougher regulations; lawmakers and civil rights advocates disagree.
Two people appear to have died of exposure in San Jose.
She had been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a home and taking a dog that had belonged to her husband.
Providing adequate housing for everyone on the street and in shelters would cost up to $4.5 billion.
Two Fort Bragg teens were arrested in Ukiah recently while allegedly driving a stolen car with a "ghost gun" in the glove compartment.
Anderson Valley students have collected nearly 1,000 pounds of food for their local food bank this holiday season
Everyone is invited to join in singing songs of the season and songs of peace, hope, and light, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 5 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 17 and 18, the Ukiah United Methodist Church welcomes the public to enjoy a display of Nativity scenes from around the world.
California's Reparations Task Force has already made history.
North Coast Builders Exchange, a non-profit contractors association serving construction-related firms in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Napa Counties, has added two new team members to the organization.
California could receive more than $500 million from a $5.7 billion multistate agreement to settle a raft of lawsuits filed against Walgreens over the pharmacy chain's role in the opioid crisis, officials said.
At the Lawrence Livermore National Lab's $3.5 billion "ignition" facility, the size of three football fields, scientists produce powerful reactions by mashing together – or fusing – hydrogen atoms into helium, using lasers. The breakthrough brings the world closer to a future of dependable electric power, with no carbon emissions or radioactive meltdowns or waste.
Winter storms that doused California with much-needed rain and snow over the last week have managed to ease some dire drought conditions, but experts warned that the state still has a long way to go to truly reverse its historic dry streak.
Stanford scientists have genetically re-programmed plants to grow roots that change how they gather nutrients or water.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taylor Swift, 33; Jamie Foxx, 55; Wendie Malick, 72; Dick Van Dyke, 97.
Migraine symptoms generally occur in a cascade of four phases.
Chico State Professor David Stachura told a colleague last year that he had bought a weapon and hollow-point bullets and spoke of committing a mass shooting on campus, the colleague, a lecturer, said during a campus Zoom meeting Monday afternoon.
Mendocino County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a reported armed robbery at the Mi Esperanza Market at 14289 Highway 128 in Boonville about 2:40 p.m. Friday.
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a last-minute plea from the tobacco industry and cleared the way for California to enforce a statewide ban on the sale of most flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes.
On Nov. 1, Kate Manriquez, whose first child is due in May, did what many women do a couple months into their pregnancies: She gave a blood sample at her doctor's office for a genetic test meant to help detect birth defects. More than a month later, 26-year-old Manriquez is still anxiously awaiting her results from California's state-run prenatal screening program.