Ebola Testing in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif – A suspected Ebola patient is being tested in California. Health officials say, the person is being tested and treated for the deadly virus in Sacramento.They also say, the person is being isolated, although there is no danger to the public. Dr. Gil Chavez, a California State Epidemiologist, says “We are aware that in Sacramento … Continue reading »

Happy Camp Complex Brings Thick Smoke

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. –  An estimated 20 fires make up the Happy Camp Complex each of which is sending thick smoke  into the sky and while the fires continue to be fought, the fire camp continues to grow. Thick smoke in Happy Camp had Bonita Thom wearing a mask as she worked outside helping her … Continue reading »

California Crews Battle OR Gulch Fire

YREKA, Calif. – The Oregon Gulch Fire is burning more than 9,000 acres in California.  On Sunday, fire crews were back on the line.  Most of the fire to the west and south has been “black lined.”  Fire officials said this is not a containment line, but a fire line that keeps the fire from … Continue reading »

California Cracking Down on Fireworks

Yreka, Calif. — CAL FIRE officials say recent high temperatures and drying winds have created extreme fire risks, and has much of Northern California has red flag warnings. Many California counties ban fireworks altogether, and the state has strict guidelines about what fireworks are approved. Under California law, illegal fireworks include sky rockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, aerial … Continue reading »

Fire Near Weed is Under Investigation

YREKA, Ca. — If you saw smoke coming from the South this weekend, it may have been from a small fire in Weed, Ca. The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) got multiple 911 calls for a report of a vegetation fire behind the Roseburg Mill in Weed on Sunday afternoon. CAL Fire … Continue reading »

Still Traces of Salmonella in Chicken

(Ca.) — Officials said after a year, people are continuing to get sick from chicken linked to a California factory. They said there have been 50 new illnesses in the past two months from antibiotic-resistant salmonella, and eight of them were just in the last week. Since March of last year, there were 574 reported … Continue reading »

Calif. Governor Blames Climate Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at “the epicenter” of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes. The Democratic governor spoke Monday at a conference about climate change. His address comes as scientists warn that a hotter climate will lead … Continue reading »

California Fires Nearing Containment

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say they expect the most destructive of Southern California’s recent wildfires to be fully contained by Thursday. The fire in northern San Diego County is about 90 percent surrounded Monday. State fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler says crews are busy checking for hotspots. The fire erupted Wednesday in San Marcos … Continue reading »

Drug Arrests in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ca. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s deputies arrested several individuals over the weekend for possession of controlled substances and other crimes. On Friday, May 9, at about 4:00 p.m. Sheriff deputies conducted a probation search of a home in McCloud that resulted in two arrests. Tessa Brooks, 49 of McCloud, was arrested for … Continue reading »

Yreka Murder Suspect in Custody

YREKA, Ca. — A man is lodged in the Siskiyou County Jail after he was charged with the murder of Henry S. Cooper Jr. Elias Samuel Bullington, 26, of Siskiyou County was already in custody on unrelated charges, but on January 28th, the Yreka Police Department added murder charges to his record after their investigation … Continue reading »

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