Mendocino County, CA

Mendocino, CAThe Mendocino Voice

Major heatwave arriving midweek — record temperatures expected

WILLITS, 6/13/21 — The first severe heatwave of the season will be arriving later this week, just ahead of the summer solstice on Sunday, June 20. A larger high pressure ridge will begin moving from the Four-Corners region west towards California on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the temps peaking on Thursday, then cooling off slightly but remaining very high.
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Letters to the Editor: June 10

EDITOR: Would you buy a home without having it inspected? No. So why are four of the five Mendocino County Board of Supervisors willing to approve a new cannabis ordinance allowing for the expansion of cannabis onto Agriculture and Rangeland without doing an Environmental Impact Report? Why are they ignoring letters from residents saying they do not want Cannabis grows expanded? Why are they ignoring 3rd district Supervisor Haschack, who represents an area that is majorly impacted and who doesn’t support the new ordinance?
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Potter Valley, CAWillits News

MCSO: Large illegal marijuana grow eradicated in Potter Valley

For the second year in a row, local law enforcement responded to a reported illegal marijuana grow at a property in Potter Valley and removed thousands of plants, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the MCSO, deputies from the Marijuana Enforcement Team responded to the 9000 block of...
Mendocino County, CAPress Democrat

Mendocino County wildfire burns 1/2 acre near Potter Valley

Firefighters on Sunday afternoon stopped a wildfire that burned half an acre east of Potter Valley in Mendocino County, according to Cal Fire dispatch. The blaze, dubbed the Kibbey fire, started near the border of Lake and Mendocino counties between Kibbey Peak and Mid Mountain Road, Cal Fire said. Cal...
Mendocino County, CAPress Democrat

Nearly 4,000 illegally cultivated pot plants, dried bud eradicated in Mendocino County

More than 3,700 illegally cultivated marijuana plants were eradicated and destroyed in Potter Valley after Mendocino County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant. Four men fled the property on West Side Road and were not captured at the time the sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team arrived at the property on June 2, according to a news release issued by Sheriff’s Capt. Gregory Van Patten on Friday.
Mendocino County,

Meet Your Farmer: Jenn Procacci, WildLand Cannabis

Emerald’s Meet Your Farmer series aims to introduce audiences to the legacy operators in Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity Counties, an area known as the Emerald Triangle. Legacy growers are those who’ve been growing cannabis since before its legalization in states throughout the nation. The series spotlights those cultivators who’ve helped grow America’s weed for generations.

1 Killed in Hopland Car Crash on Highway 101 near Highway 175

1 Killed in Head-On Collision on Highway 101 near Highway 175 in Hopland, Mendocino County. Mendocino County, California (June 15, 2021) – One person was killed in a head-on collision between a motorhome and a big rig in Hopland near Cloverdale in Mendocino County on Tuesday morning. The fatal collision...
California StateEast Bay Times

Top 10 lighthouses to explore on the Northern California coast

California boasts nearly 30 lighthouses, beacons erected in days long gone to protect sailors and ships from rocky shoals and help them navigate the rugged coastline — and 16 of them were open to the public prepandemic. Now, they’re slowly beginning to reopen, with tours offered, for example, at the Point San Luis Lighthouse in Avila Beach, and vacation rentals at Pigeon Point in Pescadero and Point Arena, in that Mendocino County city.
Ukiah, CAUkiah Daily Journal

Ukiah history: This Was News in Mendocino County – June, 1947

Sacramento, June 7 – Population of Ukiah at the close of 1946 was 5000, compared to 3731 as recorded in the 1940 census, according to figures on file with Thomas H. Kuchel, state controller. Kuchel said the grand total value of property subject to the local tax rate in the...