Tag: Mendocino County

Napa fire (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

Wildfires Rage Through Wine Country, North Coast — and Anaheim Hills

Massive wind-fueled wildfires burned out of control in Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday, destroying an unknown number of structures, forcing school closures and the evacuation of thousands of people as major thoroughfares were shut down by the fast-moving infernos.

David Silverstone (Mendocino County)

‘Clueless’ Star’s Brother Arrested in Pot Bust Linked to Bergdahl

Clueless star Alicia Silverstone’s brother, David, was reportedly arrested in the pot farm bust in Mendocino County in which accused U.S. Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl was also embroiled last Tuesday. David Silverstone, 43, was arrested for activities at the remote Redwood Valley

Abalone Fishing (Ben Margot / Associated Press)

Deadly Abalone Season Claims Another Life

Two friends visiting northern California and fishing for abalone–a lucrative mollusc delicacy–were caught off guard while when a tide came in that forced the men up a sheer rock wall, one falling to his death 75 feet below. The incident is the fourth abalone-related death in the Mendocino region since the red abalone season began April 1.