All 14 California swift water rescue teams deployed, first time in 6 years
Swift water is deadly dangerous within its own banks; even more so when it overflows and breaches its banks.
Heavy snow leaves Northern California residents stranded, ranchers unable to reach starving animals
The recent and seemingly unrelenting winter weather has buried parts of Mendocino County under massive amounts of snow, prompting road closures that have left dozens of people stranded, some of whom rescue crews have had trouble reaching because of the conditions. And with more snow on the way, the situation could get worse.
California utility worker dies in crash while working to clear storm debris
A subcontractor for Pacific Gas & Electric was killed Saturday on his way to restore power in Mendocino County following recent storms. A second worker suffered critical injuries in the crash, according to officials.
Northern California woman, who turns 115 next month, named oldest living person in the country
A 114-year-old Northern California woman this week became the oldest known living person in the U.S.
Lake Tahoe placed on Fodor's destinations to avoid list
Tourism groups in Lake Tahoe were pushing back on a popular travel guide’s advice telling them to reconsider making plans to visit the alpine region.
Boonville wildfire near Peachland Road, Lone Tree Ridge forces road closure
A meadow wildfire is burning in Boonville in Mendocino County, near Peachland Road and Lone Tree Ridge.
Arson suspect arrested in connection to Mendocino's Hopkins Fire
Cal Fire officials announced they have arrested an arson suspect in connection to the Hopkins Fire that started in Mendocino County on Sunday.
Northern California cafe owner charges customers fee for wearing a mask
While most businesses have made efforts to enforce mask mandates during the pandemic, a Northern California cafe has been taking a complete counter approach: charging customers a fee for wearing a mask.
Café charges patrons $5 if they wear a mask or for 'bragging' about COVID vaccine
"$5 FEE ADDED TO ORDERS PLACED WHILE WEARING A FACE MASK," a sign posted in the window of the café reads. In the fine print below the sign says that any customer "caught bragging" will also have to pay the penalty.
State water board issues mandatory water restrictions for upper Russian River basin
The restrictions announced Wednesday will likely remain in effect until winter rains restore water flows. People violating them could face daily fines of up to $1,000.
Evacuation warnings lifted in Mendocino County for Burris Fire
The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday lifted all evacuation warnings for the Burris Fire.
Evacuation warning issued in Burris Fire burning off Potter Valley Road and Hwy 20 in Mendocino County
The Mendocino Sheriff has ordered residents to be ready to evacauate due to a new incident, the Burris Fire, which is burning in the area between Highway 20 and Highway 175, and between the Lake County line and the east side of the Russian River.
Hundreds of tires dumped illegally along the Russian River
Some people have chosen southern Mendocino County to dump hundreds of truck, car, and tractor tires along the pristine Russian River within the last month.
Bay Area photographers to showcase weather-centered photos at S.F. exhibit
They wait for the perfect sunset or the fog shrouded over San Francisco just right or a clear night sky, and then they go, cameras in hand, to spots around the Bay Area and beyond, to shoot the perfect photograph.