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Ukiah Unified School District board of trustees appoints two new members  Record Bee

UKIAH – Two new members have been appointed to the Ukiah Unified School District Board of Trustees to fill positions recently vacated when trustees moved ...



Ukiah High students to compete in national underwater robotics competition — help them raise funds to get there  The Mendocino Voice

The students will represent Northern California and need $10000 to cover travel and lodging in June.



Adventist Health presents scholarship to Ukiah High senior, Olivia Lucchetti  The Mendocino Voice

The following is sponsored *content* from our partners at Adventist Health: Adventist Health Ukiah Valley Governing Board Presents 2019 Scholarship. June 2019 ...



Ukiah High School teacher arrested on suspicion of molesting teen  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A Ukiah High School teacher suspected of an inappropriate embrace with a 17‑year‑old girl was arrested Tuesday, according to the Mendocino County District ...



Ukiah Unified School District seeks community input at forum this Wednesday  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 3/24/19 — The Ukiah Unified school district wants to hear what the community thinks about what district services are being prioritized, how ...



Ukiah High girls basketball return with new coach  Ukiah Daily Journal

This last weekend represented the return to the court for the Wildcat girls basketball program and with it comes some big changes for the teams. The Varsity and ...



Ukiah High teacher accused of misconduct may have to register as sex offender  Ukiah Daily Journal

A Ukiah High School teacher arrested earlier this month for alleged misconduct with a 17-year-old former student may have to register as a sex offender if ...



Ukiah High grad who survived crash that killed her friends now applying to medical schools  Ukiah Daily Journal

Six years ago when she was still in high school, Erica Luke was driving two of her friends in a “tiny Toyota Tercel” to find snow near Mt. Shasta when their car ...



UPD releases more details on arrest of Ukiah High teacher  The Willits News

The arrest of a Ukiah High School teacher last week was the result of an alleged interaction with a female student a year ago, the Ukiah Police Department ...



Ukiah High School Students Mourn the Death of Kressa Shepherd and Celebrate Homecoming in the Same Week  KQED

Homecoming is not a day at Ukiah High School; it's a week-long series of events. After the Northern California wildfires tore through Redwood Valley, the school ...



Ukiah High School Alumni Association announces Distinguished Grads  Ukiah Daily Journal

Chosen to be honored this year as Distinguished Graduates of Ukiah High School are: Jeff Banks, and sisters Timothy and Laurel Near. Laurel is a 1971 ...



Structure fire at Motel 6 in Ukiah  The Mendocino Voice

As of 1:20 p.m. the fire appeared to still be burning.



Man allegedly runs down another with his car in Ukiah  The Mendocino Voice

UKIAH, 6/5/19 — A Ukiah man has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon* after he allegedly ran down another man in the street with his car in ...



Ukiah High seniors prepare for college  The Mendocino Voice

Another article from our student colleagues at the Ukiah High School journalism program.



See the flooded areas of Hopland and Ukiah (slideshow & videos)  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 2/27/19 -- Here are some photos and videos taken of the flooding in Ukiah and Hopland that occurred late Tuesday night as the Russian River rose ...



Ukiah High project will collect, clean stormwater  Ukiah Daily Journal

Crews have been digging up the Ukiah High School parking lot much of the summer, but they're not laying *fresh* asphalt. They're putting in a water collection ...



Prescribed burn happening today, Thursday, April 25, near Ukiah  The Mendocino Voice

The burn will take place about six miles west of Ukiah.



Where to celebrate 4th of July weekend around Mendocino; or how to eat BBQ and see fire works  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 7/3/19 — Independence Day is this Thursday, and if you're looking for some place to celebrate, there's plenty of parades and parties around ...



California releases new guidelines for school activities during wildfires and poor air quality  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/4/19 — The State of California has devised a set of guidelines for student outdoor activity levels and when to move activities indoors in the ...



Ukiah Unified offers several summer school programs  Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah Unified School District is offering a variety of summer school programs, allowing students from transitional kindergarten through high school to make up ...



Giving Back in Mendocino County: Building a foundation for future success  Ukiah Daily Journal

A wet winter bodes well for a vibrant spring, but often hampers construction projects. On a rainy Monday evening in March, however, 27 high school seniors ...



Senator McGuire will host a Great Redwood Trail town hall in Ukiah, June 22  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/18/19 -- State Senator Mike McGuire will be hosting a public town hall for anyone interested in learning more about and discussing the ...



Ukiah police and fire log: Sunday, April 28, 2019  Ukiah Daily Journal

POLICE REPORTS The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call ...



Smoke from Camp Fire closes schools, county offices — Ukiah air quality “hazardous”  The Mendocino Voice

Ukiah had the worst air quality in the United States earlier today, and schools were closed in Willits and Ukiah.



Ukiah High students seek funds to compete in underwater robotics competition  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 4/17/18 — After months of work with volunteer advisers, the students of the Ukiah High underwater robotics "SeaPerch" team have perfected ...



No one hurt in Ukiah after shots fired late last night  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 4/6/19 -- Several shots were fired late last night, just after midnight April 6, in the vicinity of the intersection of N. Bush St. and Empire Dr. in Ukiah -- no ...



Ukiah residents will have water, toilets during outages  Ukiah Daily Journal

Though Ukiah residents may lose power during the Public Safety Power Shutoffs that Pacific Gas and Electric is planning this fire season, city officials confirmed ...



Fire season has arrived — Sand Fire in Yolo grows to 2200 acres — power shut offs across NorCal  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 4:45 p.m. — The Sand Fire has reached 2200 acres with 20% containment. MENDOCINO Co., 6/9/19 -- Fire season has arrived to Northern California ...



Mother charged in murder of her newborn daughter — arraignment delayed (updated 6/28)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 6/28/19 -- The arraignment of Yareli Diaz, who is charged with the murder of her one day old infant, Mia Cielo Diaz, was postponed today, due to her ...



Local man killed in hit and run — car impounded, suspect still at large  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 7/20/19 — A 21 year old man was killed in a hit and run accident, Thursday, July 17 near the town of Mendocino. Calum Hunnicutt, who ...



Cockroaches winning battle over Ukiah High School campus  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Three years into a campaign to oust cockroaches from the Ukiah High School campus, the bugs apparently are thriving.



PG&E will be shutting down power for up to a few days — here’s what you need to know to prepare  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/22/19 — As many Northern California residents have heard, PG&E is planning to shut off power in anticipation of fire weather, around the ...



A fire's unfathomable toll: How a California wildfire changed everything for one family  San Francisco Chronicle

For Sara and Jon Shepherd, life on a remote Mendocino ridge was idyllic. Then the Redwood Fire sparked. It would consume their home and nearly everything ...



Suspects in custody after high speed chase and alleged attempted kidnapping — and more MCSO press releases  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 7/12/19 -- The following article includes some of the most recent press releases issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (MSCO).



Mendocino Sheriff’s press release, May 13  The Mendocino Voice

Here are the press released issued May 13 by the MCSO, they include some altercations, domestic violence, parole violation, etc.



One man found dead in Lake Mendocino — the search continues for his adult son (updated 5:50 p.m.)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 5:50 p.m. -- The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, Mendocino Search and Rescue and family members of the missing man have been searching ...



Queer Prom will be held Sat. May 18, at Saturday Afternoon Club in Ukiah  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/14/19 — The 4th annual Queer Prom event will take place this Saturday, May 18, in Ukiah. The event is open to queer youth and their.



Mendocino Sheriff’s Office responds to questions about helicopter activity  The Mendocino Voice

From Monday to Thursday the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) was working out of the Ukiah Airport, conducting an operation in conjunction with a ...



Controlled burns continue — expect smoke in Ukiah and some near Laytonville  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/6/19 -- Expect to continue to see smoke and haze around Mendocino County, as Cal Fire and local agencies conduct controlled burns as ...



Federal Customs and Border Protections flies training mission with Mendocino Sheriff’s Office — helicopters spotted around county  The Mendocino Voice

The federal agency, a branch of the Department of Homeland Security, had helicopters in Mendocino County this week, as many people have noticed.



Mendocino roads closed by storm and flooding — Hwys. 175, 128, 1 and county roads closed  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 10 p.m. — Read the latest on road closures and evacuation warnings for Ukiah and Hopland here. UPDATE 11:45 a.m. -- The City of Ukiah made the ...



Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department to present ‘Once Upon A Mattress’  Ukiah Daily Journal

The Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department will present the musical extravaganza “Once upon a Mattress” March 22-31. This delightful family-friendly ...



Tell the Army Corps what you think about Lake Mendocino  The Mendocino Voice

There is a public comment period open on the Corps' master plan for the Lake, and a public meeting will be held April 16 in Ukiah.



Large cloud of smoke drifts over Ukiah area  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 6:00 p.m. The smoke has dissipated somewhat over Mendocino County, though an air advisory remains in effect, and as one whose been outside can ...



Ukiah High routs Warriors in first game of the year  Ukiah Daily Journal

This past Friday night, an unexpected large crowd graced the stands at Ukiah High School for the Wildcats first pre-league season game of the year; a home ...



Sheriff’s Office releases information on last night’s car chase and marijuana robbery — three suspects remain at large  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/8/19 -- Last night a complicated and extended car chase and search took place for three suspects in an armed robbery and kidnapping.



Ukiah High students lead March For Our Lives protest  Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah High students held a March For Our Lives rally on Saturday at the Alex R. Thomas Jr. Plaza that brought together people from across Ukiah to protest gun ...



Potter Valley man pleads guilty to killing dogs  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 4/23/19 -- Resident of Potter Valley, and Ukiah area cardiologist, Benjamin Meyer, confessed to having killed his neighbor's dog, and maimed ...



Ukiah High teacher uses novel approach to warn kids about smoking  Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah High teacher Benjamin O'Neill dressed as the Grim Reaper and pushed a skeleton around campus to warn students about smoking. (Justine Frederiksen ...



Science fair winners head to state competition in Los Angeles  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 4/4/19 -- The following a press release issued by the Mendocino County Office of Education. If you would like to volunteer you can contact Kimberly ...



Ukiah Valley hospital welcomes first baby of 2019  The Mendocino Voice

Dania Zaragoza and Gonzalo Soto with their first child and the first baby born in Ukiah in 2019, Itzayana Evelyne Soto-Zaragoza. Photo by Adventist Health ...



It’s rattlesnake season, here’s some tips to avoid a bite  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 4/3/19 — It's that time of the year that all sorts of wildlife is re-emerging, but while you're checking out the latest wildflowers, you should also ...



State Senator McGuire holding “community coffee” meeting in Fort Bragg, July 25  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 7/22/19 -- State Senator Mike McGuire, who represents Mendocino County and other parts of the North Coast, is holding a public feedback ...



Body of Vincent Soto found in Lake Mendocino  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 6/16/19 — Soto's family has provided a statement after his recovery that you can read here. MENDOCINO Co., 7/15/19 -- The body of Vincent Soto, ...



Storm impacts roads across Mendo, Hwys. 175, 128, 20 in Lake Co. and 1 closed in portions (updated 8:30 a.m. 2/27)  The Mendocino Voice

The rivers are expected to crest at around 1 a.m., and the Russian may flood Highway 101 near Hopland.



Customer shoots alleged robber at Ukiah Subway (updated 10:30pm)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. — Ukiah Police Department's Lt. Cedric Crook has confirmed that the man shot tonight at the Ukiah Subway was allegedly attempting to rob ...



Vegetation fire in Potter Valley now contained (updated)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 4:33 p.m. -- Readers are reporting that there is no longer much smoke visible. Additionally, the fire was bordered on two sides by water, which aided in ...



Supervisor John Haschak: Letter to constituents, July 2019  The Mendocino Voice

July 23, 2019 — The following is a letter to the editor submitted by Mendocino County District 3 Supervisor John Haschak, in which he updates his constituents ...



Major accident shuts down 20 between 101 and Potter Valley  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/9/19 -- A three car accident closed State Route 20, between U.S Route 101 and the entrance to Pottery Valley, near the turn off to Lake ...



One man dies of opioid overdose, Narcan saves another, in Redwood Valley  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 5/1/19 -- One man died and another was hospitalized in a double overdose incident very early Monday morning in Redwood Valley. The two men, one ...



Enjoy a summer feast, support the local food system!  The Mendocino Voice

Proceeds from the feast will support local farm grants.



Earthquake near Petrolia felt around the North Coast  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 6/22/19 — A earthquake measuring about 5.6, according to the United State Geological Survey, struck a few miles southwest of Petrolia at 8:53 p.m. ...



Ukiah police and fire log: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019  Ukiah Daily Journal

The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205. WOMAN ...



Small earthquake hits inland Mendocino County  The Mendocino Voice

The quake measured 4.2 and hit between Willits and Redwood Valley.



Go fishing for free on July 6  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/24/19 — Would you rather be fishing, but didn't buy a license? Have you been meaning to teach your youngest friend how to fish?



Vegetation fire burning south of Willits now under control (updated 4 p.m.)  The Mendocino Voice

The vegetation fire currently has a slow rate of spread.



Women’s March in Ukiah emphasizes murdered and missing indigenous women — watch the video  The Mendocino Voice

This post includes video interviews with march attendees and a video of the all the speakers.



Mendocino County supervisors will consider forming a “Climate Action Committee” at this week’s meeting  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 3/17/19 — The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors will discuss possible changes to the county's landscape, resources, and way of life in ...



Motorcyclist killed in head on collision on Hwy. 20  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 1/31/19 — A 62 year old man was killed today when he drove his Harley Davidson motorcycle into opposing traffic and collided head on with a Toyota ...



New red flag warning issued for Mendocino and across the state  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, CA, 11/08/18 — A new red flag warning, which means that dangerous fire weather has been forecast and that there is a heightened risk of fire, has ...



Community memorializes Khadijah Britton and other missing and murdered indigenous women as part of international movement  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/16/19 — On Sunday, May 5, North Coast residents gathered in the center of Ukiah's Alex Thomas Plaza to raise awareness of the local ...



Tourist with measles visits Fort Bragg, potentially exposing people to the disease  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/4/19 — A tourist visiting Fort Bragg over the Memorial Day weekend has been confirmed to have measles, and as a result, many people at ...



Calpella Community Church installs new pastor  Ukiah Daily Journal

The Calpella Community Church has struggled to keep the doors open since its early beginnings in 1900. It started as a Sunday School maintained by Mrs. F.C. ...



Mendocino Sheriff press releases  The Mendocino Voice

Here are the press releases issued by the MCSO today.



Vegetation fires in Philo, Brooktrails (updated 2:55 p.m.)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATE 2:55 p.m. -- Some resources have been recalled from the fire in the Anderson Valley. The Chamberlain Creek inmate crew has been cancelled, and ...



Learn about sheep, shearing, and more at Barn to Yarn in Hopland this week  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 4/30/19 — If you've ever wondered how a sheep's wool becomes a sweater, you might want to check out the "Barn to Yarn" event in Hopland ...



“Cannabis on the Coast” 4/20 celebration to benefit Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County  The Mendocino Voice

The event takes place at various locations throughout the town of Mendocino on April 20, 2019.



Ranch Fire was caused by spark from a hammer, Cal Fire announces  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/6/19 — The Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex, which burned 410,203 acres, and destroyed 280 structures, becoming the largest ...



Ukiah High basketball tournament weekend play  Ukiah Daily Journal

This past weekend represented the first of the Ukiah High School boys and girls basketball programs tournament weekends, with four of the five teams ...



County issues statement on absence of Supervisor Hamburg  The Mendocino Voice

The statement was issued by the county executive office, and includes a note from his wife.



Memorial will honor workers who died on the job in Mendocino  The Mendocino Voice

The event, on April 28, will honor Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett and logging truck driver Guadalupe Bercerra.



Three injured in Hwy 101 collision south of Hopland on Monday  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 1/2/19 — A multi-vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 101 just south of Hopland this Monday, and temporarily closed the road, resulted ...



Driver arrested for deadly crash on Branscomb Rd.  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO CO., 7/5/19 -- Yesterday, July 4, a 35 year old man from San Francisco was killed on Branscomb Rd. when his vehicle collided head on with a ...



Mendocino Sheriff begins cannabis eradication effort, “Operation Clean Sweep” with National Guard, CDFW (updated 6/16)  The Mendocino Voice

UPDATED 7/16/19 — Mendocino County's Sheriff Tom Allman gave a brief update concerning the cannabis enforcement operation to the county's board of ...



‘Hell was rising, and it was rising fast’: Redwood Valley students share stories of the Mendocino Complex Fires  Ukiah Daily Journal

It's a typical day at Eagle Peak Middle School. These days, one has to look closely to see any remnants of the Mendocino Complex Fires, but there are still a few ...



Traffic collision causes delays on 20 west of Willits  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 6/17/19 — Traffic is was delayed, as of about 1:20 p.m., on State Route 20 west of Willits as firefighters and law enforcement address a collision that ...



2018 Mendocino County Year in Review: July-September  Ukiah Daily Journal

July 1: Council upholds housing permit. After Ukiah City Council member Steve Scalmanini declined to withdraw his appeal of a proposed housing project near ...



Isolated power outages expected as part of routine maintenance  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 5/21/19 -- Pacific Gas and Electric is conducting maintenance across Mendocino County, and as a result some places will see brief and isolate power ...



Accident closes 128 west of Navarro  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/9/19 -- A car crash east of Navarro on State Route 128 has closed the highway in both directions. It appears that the crash involved a ...



Hopland Extension will auction off sheep due to budget cuts  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/24/19 — The University of California Hopland Research and Extension Center (HREC) is facing budget cuts, and one consequence of that ...



Pedestrian killed in accident south of Fort Bragg  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 7/8/19 -- Yesterday a 46 year old man from Fort Bragg was killed when he was struck by a truck, while crossing State Route 1, at Ocean Drive.



CalTrans emergency repairs on Hwy 101 near Willits grade will continue through Sunday  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS, 3/28/19 — CalTrans is conducting emergency repairs on Highway 101 south of Willits through Sunday evening, March 31, and northbound drivers ...



Woman dies in single car accident on 101  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/28/19 -- One woman died today in a single car accident, when she drove her silver Mercury Tracer over the embankment on U.S. Route 101 ...



Red flag warning may lead to power shut-offs in North Bay and Central Valley — Mendo not affected  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 6/7/19 -- A red flag weather warning has been issued for much of the North Bay Area, as well as a large part of the northern Central Valley ...



Ukiah high school student suspected of prostitution  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

An 18-year-old student was arrested earlier this month at a hotel where she allegely planned to meet a paying client for sex.



Man shot in Covelo, suspect still outstanding  The Mendocino Voice

The man survived the shooting and is in intensive care.



Driver in yesterday’s head-on collision is suspected of having been under the influence  The Mendocino Voice

WILLITS,, 4/4/19 -- The California Highway Patrol has released a statement summing up their initial findings on the head on collision that occurred yesterday, ...



Cal Fire determines PG&E caused Camp Fire  The Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 5/15/19 -- Cal Fire announced today that it had concluded its investigation into the cause of the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people and ...



Mendocino County election results — coverage from election night, and full election results  The Mendocino Voice

Here are the results from the first night of counting, the the tally isn't complete -- the election office will continue to count as absentee ballots trickle in over the ...



Highway 101 re-opens after major accident north of Willits — one dead more injured (updated 3/12/19)  The Mendocino Voice

Also injured were two children and a possibly another adult, it is unclear how severely.



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