Mendocino County

Stunning meteor showers light up California sky

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Professional observers say streaking fireballs lighting up California skies and stunning stargazers are part of a major meteor shower, and the show is just getting started. The Oakland Tribune reports the […]

10/18/2012

Quake shakes rural Northern California

UKIAH, Calif. (AP) – A light earthquake has struck Mendocino County in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey says the preliminary magnitude-4.5 quake struck at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday 2 miles northeast of Ukiah and nearly […]

09/25/2012

16 Complex Fire in Colusa County fully contained

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Firefighters have contained a once massive wildfire burning across two counties in Northern California. CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant said Tuesday that crews have surrounded the Sixteen Complex fire in Colusa and […]

09/11/2012

Forest fire near L.A. could burn for a week

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) – It could be a week before firefighters can contain a 3,600-acre blaze in the Angeles National Forest because of high temperatures and rugged terrain in thick brush that hasn’t burned in […]

09/04/2012

Partial evacuation lifted in Northern Calif. fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Officials are partially lifting evacuation orders for residents who live near a wildfire in Northern California that has been burning for two weeks. Fire spokeswoman Rebecca Franco said Friday that many […]

08/31/2012

Ponderosa wildfire calming down

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Officials say firefighters battling two major wildfires across Northern California are hoping to fully contain the blazes this week. CalFire spokeswoman Julie Hutchinson said Monday that the Ponderosa Fire located 25 […]

08/27/2012

NorCal fire burns 7 homes, threatens thousands

(AP) – Firefighters in Northern California on Monday struggled to gain control of a growing wildfire that has destroyed at least seven homes and forced thousands of rural residents to evacuate. The blaze that started […]

08/20/2012

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