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3 hrs ago | The Willits News

Fire inspections under way in Mendocino County

Homeowners are about to get some help making sure their homes are fire safe, according to CalFire, which recently started "defensible space" inspections.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

4 hrs ago | The Willits News

Northern Mendocino County police logs for April 23

Ruben Owen Spaggiari, 23, of Willits, was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating probation.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, Covelo, CA, Redwood Valley, CA, Drugs

11 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

California Wineries on High Alert for Aggravated Drought as Dry Summer Looms

Three months after a drought state of emergency was declared in California, things have steadied temporarily for grape growers, but there is still a long way to go in the season.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Redwood Valley, CA, Wine, Drink, Mendocino, CA

16 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Pensions, quarry on Mendocino County BOS agenda

The county's pension system, and hearings for the Harris Quarry project in Willits and the Rowland Bar in the Dos Rios area are topics on the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors' Tuesday meeting agenda.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Willits, CA, Dos Rios, CA

16 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Pensions, quarry on Mendocino County BOS agenda

The county's pension system, and hearings for the Harris Quarry project in Willits and the Rowland Bar in the Dos Rios area are topics on the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors' Tuesday meeting agenda.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Willits, CA, Dos Rios, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

County, city officials to talk tax sharing tonight

Officials representing the City of Ukiah and County of Mendocino will meet tonight for their continued discussions regarding the potential sharing of sales and property taxes.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, Mendocino, CA

Ukiah Daily Journal

Family Fun- Finding a balance with technology

The latest childhood techy toy: the iPad potty chair. Toilet training and fun at the same time! Though one could make a number of jokes about this invention, the advent of this creative integration of media technology with everyday life raises a serious question about the appropriateness of media technology for young children.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Inventions, Family, Kids

The Wichita Eagle

Supreme Court upholds search of California driver based on anonymous tip

In a case that atypically split justices, the court's 5-4 majority concluded the Constitution permitted the August 2008 search.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Drugs, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Advocate-News

Coastal Development Permit Administrator in Fort Bragg

The Mendocino County Coastal Development Permit Administrator will meet Thursday, April 24, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Fort Bragg at 10 a.m. The administrator will hear two agenda items for the coast.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, CA

Advocate-News

Last Mendocino defendants plead guilty in Kansas pot case

All seven Mendocino County residents charged in a Kansas federal court for drug trafficking have pleaded guilty.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mendocino, CA

The Business Journal

Employment: Star Staffing moving Healdsburg office to Cloverdale

Star Staffing is relocating its Healdsburg office to Cloverdale to help it address "dynamic business growth as well as client and candidate demands in the region," the Petaluma-based staffing firm said.

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Related Topix: Cloverdale, CA, Healdsburg, CA, Petaluma, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Sonoma, CA

Petaluma360

In drought dilemma, water district cuts off growers to ensure supply for homes

Ken Todd, co-owner of Todd Brothers Vineyards, walks along a row of vines at one of his vineyards in Redwood Valley on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Redwood Valley, CA, Agriculture, Science, Mendocino, CA, Ukiah, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Petaluma360

Sheriff: Willits man fatally shot self after kidnapping ex-girlfriend

A Willits man shot and killed himself after kidnapping and attempting to sexually assault his ex-girlfriend, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA

Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County set to celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, to demonstrate worldwide support for environmental protection.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Willits, CA

Ukiah Daily Journal

Pensions, quarry on Mendocino County BOS agenda

The county's pension system, and hearings for the Harris Quarry project in Willits and the Rowland Bar in the Dos Rios area are topics on the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors' Tuesday meeting agenda.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Willits, CA, Dos Rios, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Willits News

LETTER: Wagenet supports Brooktrails Measure K

When I was a child they closed the sawmills and every able bodied man turned out to fight the fire boiling up from Irmulco towards what is now Brooktrails.

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Related Topix: Fire, Opinion

Petaluma360

Sonoma County unemployment drops to 6.2 percent

Paced by a big gain in the tourism industry, Sonoma County added 1,400 jobs in March, dropping the unemployment rate from 6.3 in February to 6.2 percent, eighth lowest among the state's 58 counties.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Advocate-News

Pinches lauds County of Mendocino's CEO for accomplishments

Responding to rumors that the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors may not be happy with Mendocino County CEO Carmel Angelo's performance after a Tuesday evaluation, board chairman 3rd District Supervisor John Pinches released a statement of support for Angelo last week.

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Related Topix: Mendocino, CA

Marin Independent Journal

NOAA proposes major expansion of marine sanctuaries off Marin coast

Federal officials are once again floating a plan to protect additional waters off Marin and Sonoma counties with a large-scale expansion of marine sanctuary boundaries.

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Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Willits News

Willits pair plead guilty to federal pot charges

Two Willits residents acknowledged in a Wisconsin federal courtroom they "knowingly and intentionally possessed with the intent to distribute marijuana, a Schedule 1 controlled substance."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Willits, CA, Mendocino, CA

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