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ENDANGERED RUNAWAY JH 03/25/13

INFORMATION IS SOUGHT ABOUT A TEEN RUNAWAY FROM WILLITS.

17-YEAR-OLD ANGELISA TREJO HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE FEBRUARY 28TH. SHE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE RUNAWAY, BUT IS STILL POSSIBLY IN THE AREA. ANGELISA IS DESCRIBED AS AN AMERICAN INDIAN FEMALE, 5 FEET, 3 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING 140 POUNDS, WITH BLACK HAIR AND BROWN EYES. SHE HAS A HEART TATTOO BETWEEN HER THUMB AND FOREFINGER ON HER RIGHT HAND, AND A TATTOO ON HER LOWER ABDOMEN. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THE WHEREABOUTS OF ANGELISA SHOULD CONTACT THE WILLITS POLICE AT 459-6122.

MISSING COBB GIRL FOUND SAFE JH 03/25/13

A YOUNG GIRL MISSING FROM COBB, HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE.

12 YEAR OLD JANICA FREDRICK, WHO DISAPPEARED THURSDAY MORNING AFTER LEAVING HOME FOR SCHOOL, SHOWED UP AT A RELATIVES HOME IN SANTA ROSA SATURDAY. JANICA IS SAFE, AND NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED.

UKIAH MAN KILLED IN HIGHWAY 20 CRASH JH 03/25/13

A 22 YEAR OLD UKIAH MAN WAS KILLED FRIDAY MORNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A GARBAGE TRUCK.

THE VICTIM, WHOSE NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED YET, WAS DRIVING EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 20 JUST WEST OF THE POTTER VALLEY EXIT AT AROUND 4:45 AM. ACCORDING TO CHP, FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS VEHICLE AND HIT AN EMBANKMENT. WITH HIS CAR STOPPED IN THE EASTBOUND LANE WITH NO LIGHT ON, THE VICTIM THEN REPORTEDLY WAS STANDING IN THE V OF THE DRIVERS SIDE DOOR TRYING TO STOP TRAFFIC, WHEN THE GARBAGE TRUCK HIT HIM. CHP REPORTED THAT THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK, 57 YEAR OF RON GROVE OF GLEN HAVEN, DID NOT SEE THE VICTIM OR HIS VEHICLE. THE COLLISION BLOCKED TRAFFIC ON HIGHWAY 20 FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND CAUSED SIZABLE DELAYS FOR SOME TIME AFTER.

FUEL MIX-UP AT UKIAH GAS STATION JH 03/25/13

DRIVERS WHO FILLED THEIR GAS TANKS AT THE CHEVRON STATION ON LAKE MENDOCINO DRIVE LAST WEEK SHOULD BE AWARE THAT ONE OF THE STATIONS PLUS PUMPS HAD DIESEL FUEL IN IT INSTEAD OF GASOLINE.

ACCORDING TO A CHEVRON EMPLOYEE, THE DELIVERY COMPANY, REDWOOD COAST FUELS, ACCIDENTALLY FILLED THE WRONG TANK WITH DIESEL FUEL ON WEDNESDAY. DEPENDING ON THE RATIO OF DIESEL TO GASOLINE IN THE TANK, THE DIESEL FUEL WOULD CAUSE A GASOLINE ENGINE TO NOT START AT ALL, OR WOULD START AND AT SOME POINT START TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP RUNNING. REDWOOD COAST FUELS HAS SO FAR BEEN PAYING FOR ANY REPAIRS REQUIRED BY CUSTOMERS, AS A RESULT OF THE MIX-UP.

CONGRESSMAN HUFFMAN TO HONOR LOCAL AT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING JH 03/25/13

CONGRESSMAN JARED HUFFMAN WILL HONOR A LOCAL HERO FOR BRAVERY AT THIS WEEKS BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING.

HUFFMAN WILL PRESENT AN AWARD TO AUSTIN MORRIS FOR HIS BRAVERY IN RESCUING A FELLOW CREW MEMBER ON THE RESEARCH VESSEL KAISEI AS THEY MONITORED THE NUCLEAR SPILL AT FUKUSHIMA JAPAN IN 2012. MORRISS CREWMATE HAD FALLEN OVERBOARD DURING A NIGHT WATCH SHIFT, AND HE MANAGED TO PULL HER FROM THE 10 TO 12 FOOT WINTER SWELLS. ACCORDING TO MEETING AGENDA, AFTER THE AWARD, CONGRESSMAN HUFFMAN WILL ALSO UPDATE THE BOARD ON THE SEQUESTRATION, THE DEBT CEILING, AND WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE CURRENT CONGRESSIONAL SESSION.

LAKE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT VETERAN ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR SHERIFF IN RECALL ELECTION JH 03/25/13

AS A RECALL OF LAKE COUNTYS SHERIFF BEGINS, A LAW ENFORCEMENT VETERAN STEPPED UP THIS WEEKEND TO ANNOUNCE HE WOULD SEEK THE SHERIFFS JOB.

BRIAN MARTIN, A FORMER SHERIFFS LIEUTENANT CURRENTLY SERVING AS ASSISTANT CHIEF OF THE LAKE COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT, MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT SUNDAY MORNING. WHILE MARTIN POINTED OUT NUMEROUS SHORTCOMINGS IN RIVEROS LEADERSHIP, HE SAID HE INTENDED TO KEEP THE CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON THE ISSUES AND WOULDNT ENGAGE IN THE KIND OF CHARACTER ASSASSINATION THAT RIVERO HAS EMPLOYED. THE GROUP BEHIND RIVEROS RECALL HAS FILED THE APPROPRIATE PAPERWORK, TO WHICH RIVERO HAS 7 DAYS TO RESPOND. THEY WILL THEN BEGIN THE PROCESS THAT INCLUDES GATHERING JUST OVER 7,000 SIGNATURES IN A 120-DAY PERIOD IN ORDER TO PLACE RIVEROS RECALL ON THE BALLOT BEFORE COUNTY VOTERS.

ROAD WORK TODAY JH 03/25/13

ROAD WORK TODAY WILL CAUSE SOME DELAYS.

AT&T WILL PERFORM UTILITY REPAIRS ON HIGHWAY 20 NEAR THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAYS 20 AND 29 THROUGH TOMORROW FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM.

CAL TRANS WILL PERFORM ROUTINE MAINTENANCE ON HIGHWAY 29 FROM JUST SOUTH OF A STREET TO JUST SOUTH OF SPRUCE GROVE ROAD BEGINNING TODAY AND ONGOING FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM WEEKDAYS.

METAL BEAM GUARDRAIL REPAIR WILL BE DONE ON HIGHWAY 20 FROM THE SOUTH JUNCTION OF HIGHWAY 20 AND 101 TO THE COLD CREEK BRIDGE #5 STARTING TODAY AND WILL BE ONGOING FROM 7 AM TO 5 PM WEEKDAYS.

ONE-WAY TRAFFIC CONTROL WILL BE IN EFFECT AT ALL LOCATIONS WITH 5-MINUTE DELAYS ANTICIPATED.

LOCAL ARTIST CREATED NATIONAL MONUMENT TO MILITARY DOGS

JH 03/25/13

A LOCAL SCULPTOR WAS CHOSEN TO CREATE A NATIONAL MONUMENT TO HONOR DOGS THAT HAVE SERVED IN THE US MILITARY.

SINCE 1958, DOGS HAVE UNDERGONE BASIC TRAINING AT LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE IN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS, AND SERVED IN EVERY WAR SINCE IN ALL FIVE BRANCHES OF ARMED SERVICE. PAULA SLATER OF HIDDEN VALLEY LAKE HAS CREATED THE BRONZE SCULPTURE THAT IS COMPRISED OF A 9 AND A HALF FOOT DOG HANDLER IN FULL COMBAT GEAR, AND ONE DOG OF EACH OF THE FOUR BREEDS USED IN SERVICE, DOBERMAN, LABRADOR RETRIEVER, GERMAN SHEPHERD, AND BELGIAN MALINOIS. THE MONUMENT IS CURRENTLY ON TOUR OF THE US, AND WILL BE DEDICATED ON OCTOBER 13 AT LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE WHERE IT WILL RESIDE PERMANENTLY. SLATER WAS RECENTLY QUOTED AS SAYING, IN REGARD TO BEING CHOSEN TO CREATE THIS SCULPTURE, ITS AMAZING AND ITS AN HONOR

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