Mendocino County

Does living near greenery mean living longer?

This holiday season you may want to skip the perfume and buy your loved ones a nice house plant instead. Perhaps one of those giant bejeweled …

Mitigate

Grez Guitars Mendocino Review

God-like gold-foil tones from a boutique beauty.

Guitar

Skip The Hard Choices With These Thanksgiving Wines

Cast a wide net with American wines for the holiday. Whether choosing by grape variety or style, there’s something for everyone, from bubbly to …

Former Yard House CEO tapped to run Mendocino Farms as Airbnb investor grabs majority stake in the L.A. sandwich brand

Mario del Pero and Ellen Chen co-founded Mendocino Farms in 2005 in Los Angeles. The chain said a private equity firm in San Francisco now owns a …

These five wines will see you through the holidays

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>Here are five delicious wines that will complement your Thanksgiving feast — or any dinner party for that matter: We have two outstanding sparkling wines from Oregon, a delightful pinot blanc from Michigan’s Old Mission Peninsula, a surprising pinotage from …

Lifestyle

Wine Country requested hundreds of engines in firestorm’s first hours. Less than half came.

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>In the early hours of the most destructive firestorm in California history, officials in Napa and Sonoma counties knew their …

Sonoma County

A Weekend Exploring Yosemite & the Southern Sierras

When we start talking about National Parks in the United States one of the first few you’ll likely discuss is Yosemite National Park. There are many …

National Parks

Dungeness crab season begins in the Bay Area

Commercial Dungeness crab season is underway, as the first boats in the San Francisco fishing fleet began unloading their catch on Wednesday morning, …

California

KQED

At Lucas Wharf in Bodega Bay, dozens of commercial fishing boats have been preparing for California’s commercial Dungeness crab season, which opened …

Oceans

Commercial Dungeness crab season scheduled to start on Nov. 15

The commercial Dungeness crab season, delayed the past two years, is scheduled to start as scheduled Wednesday south of Mendocino County.<p>It looks like there will be Dungeness crab for Thanksgiving.<p>The California Department of Public Health said that the local commercial Dungeness crab season is …

California

California Fires: Upcoming Charity Benefits and Happenings | News | News & Features

One month after the devastating fires in California, the wine and restaurant industries have stepped up to help victims, organizing events throughout …

Wine

Star Chefs Rally to Benefit California Wildfire Relief Efforts | News | News & Features

Four of California’s top chefs will be serving a lavish four-course dinner as part of a charity fund-raiser to benefit relief efforts in the …

Thomas Keller

Walkabout with the X-T2 and XF10-24mm f/4

It was time for a Walkabout, definition by Crocodile Dundee: “A spontaneous journey through the wilderness of one’s choosing in an effort to satisfy …

Cameras

Bay Area crews in Wine Country fires to be tested for toxic chemicals

University of California researcher <b>Rachel Morello-Frosch</b> will begin taking blood and urine samples this week from 175 San Francisco, Santa Clara …

Santa Rosa

Warning sirens stayed silent the night deadly wildfires swept into Mendocino County

In the aftermath of deadly fires that swept through Mendocino County last month, officials are examining why air raid sirens remained silent as flames swept into neighborhoods.<p>Nine people died in the Oct. 9 fire in Redwood Valley, where it took more than an hour for the Sheriff’s Department to …

California

Three steps to sustainable Californian wine

Environmental issues are a concern for Californian wineries, so Cathy Huyghe takes a look at the measures being taken to produce wines</i> …

Sustainability

Oakland Revamps Emergency Alert System Following North Bay Wildfires

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Twenty-six years feel like a long time ago, but the North Bay fires give Oakland residents another reason to be in the know when …

North Bay

California Wildfires Show the Value of Old Tech

When cell coverage goes down, it's all ham radios and sirens to the rescue.<p>Wildfires that killed nine people in a remote Northern California county last month also crippled land lines, cell phones and internet service, the local sheriff said Thursday, saying the disaster shows old-fashioned sirens …

California Wildfires

Lawsuit Filed Against PG&E In Wildfire Death Of Mendocino County Couple

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco attorney has filed wrongful death lawsuits alleging negligence against PG&E on behalf of the families of a …

BRIEF-NioCorp signs agreement for natural gas transport to its Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project

Nov 9 (Reuters) - NioCorp Developments Ltd NB.TO<p>* NioCorp signs agreement for natural gas transport to its Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project<p>* …

Travel deals: Six-night package to Greece for less than a grand

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.<p>Land<p>Spring Creek Ranch is offering <b>nearly 40 percent off</b> stays at the mountain resort in <b>Jackson Hole</b>, Wyo. The 5th Season Special starts at $190 per night for two people and includes deluxe room accommodations with a log fireplace and outdoor deck, …

Lifestyle

Parents Still Don't Know Calif. Wildfire Killed Both Kids

As California's wine country begins the slow process of rebuilding in the wake of the wildfires that devastated the region in early October, for one …

Parenting

After fires, businesses urge visitors to spend in wine country: ‘This would be a great time to come’

As the recovery continues from last month’s devastating Northern California wildfires, the iconic wine regions are looking to kick-start their …

Travel

5 incredible West Coast botanical gardens

Whether you’re a fan of succulents, Japanese irises or simply floral-fringed hiking trails, the West Coast’s botanical gardens offer some …

Travel

Devastated by fire, a family tries to cope with the unimaginable

Jon and Sara Shepherd don’t know yet that their babies, Kai and Kressa, are gone.<p>The wildfire that tore through the family’s Mendocino County …

Confusion reigned as Redwood Valley burned

When the fire swept into Redwood Valley, Calif., Nick Ioimo was among the lucky.<p>He happened to get up around 1:20 a.m on Oct. 9 to use the bathroom …

California

Best coupon code travel deals for November

Coupon codes aren't just for free shipping anymore. If you do your shopping wisely, you can score deep discounts and maybe even some cash back on your next vacation. Online coupon and shopping site Befrugal.com has compiled this list of some of the best travel deals available this month.<p><b>Extended</b> …

News (U.S.)

How California's wine country and Las Vegas are trying to win tourists back after tragedies

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas shelved its fun-loving motto of “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” replacing it with a hashtag — #VegasStrong — to promote tourism to the gambling mecca.<p>Weeks after wildfires charred California’s wine country, that …

California

Eagles women’s basketball team set to open season

Photos by Joe Langstaff Mendocino Eagles Women’s Basketball head coach Jacqueline Sanchez talks to her players during a practice session a day before …

Sport (Australia)

An Unusual Harvest Season

Photo by Nikki Lastreto<p>Climate change is impacting the harvest season of cannabis in California.<p>This has been a most unusual harvest season in the …

Fortunate