California Flood Watch 2017: View From The High Ground

Water, water, everywhere. I’ve lived in California since 1978 and I’ve never seen the north state so saturated with rain and runoff. The floods of 1997 have already been surpassed, at least in my mind, and the bad news is… Continue Reading


Sand Bags Available

    The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office and  Shasta County Department of Public Works, with the cooperation of CALFIRE, has several locations of sand and sandbags throughout the county. The Sheriff’s Office would like to encourage citizens to use these… Continue Reading


Clover Fire Update: First Fatality; ‘Fire Clouds’; Containment Possible by Sunday

THURSDAY A.M. UPDATE: New overnight information from CalFire reports a dramatic increase in the number of homes lost in the Clover Fire; from Wednesday’s figure of 37 to the new count of 68 homes destroyed. About 128 outbuildings have been destroyed.… Continue Reading