North State in brief: Jan. 17, 2016
January 17, 2016 - Picnic Time
Slide stops trade on Highway 299
A stone slip caused a closure of Highway 299 during Big French Creek in Trinity County before 11 a.m. Saturday, a California Highway Patrol reported.
California Department of Transportation workers were during a slip stealing a rocks, yet there was no estimated time on when lanes would totally reopen.
About 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Caltrans had built a berm opposite a eastward and westbound lanes to locate rocks in a slip and was permitting one car during a time to go east.
The closure was about 30 miles west of Weaverville on Highway 299.
Two sought after sharpened during officer
CORNING — Authorities were looking for dual people Saturday after an officer exchanged gunfire with a suspects, according to a Corning Police Department.
The officer, who’s not been identified by police, initial encountered a suspects only before 6:30 a.m. Saturday in a area of Houghton Avenue south of Fig Lane, about a half-mile south of Solano Avenue and easterly of Interstate 5.
Police pronounced one of a suspects threw an object over a circuitously blockade and they dismissed during a officer, who returned fire.
Investigators aren’t nonetheless certain how many shots were fired, according to Corning police.
The officer, who’s been placed on paid executive leave, wasn’t harmed yet military aren’t certain possibly either of a suspects was hurt, they said.
Police report one of a suspects during 6 feet, 2 inches high with an normal build who was final seen wearing a black hoodie and a backpack. The second think is 5 feet, 8 inches high with a splay build.
The span fled south to a circuitously rivulet bed, military said.
Both suspects are deliberate armed and dangerous.
Police ask anyone with information on a pair, or anyone who has had a DVD actor stolen in Friday or Saturday, to call Corning military during 824-7000.
A prerogative of adult to $5,000 is being offering for information that leads to a detain and self-assurance of a suspects, authorities said.
MLK Day events set for Monday
A array of events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. will start during 8 a.m. Monday morning in downtown Redding.
People are invited to move handbells to join in a bell-ringing rite during 8 a.m. during Old City Hall, 1313 Market St.
That will be followed by a request and regard round during 10 a.m. during a parking lot during Yuba and Court streets.
The Unity of Vision impetus to a Martin Luther King Jr. core starts during 10:30 a.m., withdrawal from Yuba and Court streets.
At 11 a.m., a Celebrating a Courage module will start during a MLK Center, 1812 Sheridan St. with a lunch afterward.
Forest Service sets fee-free day Monday
The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will reason a fee-free day during several distraction sites in respect of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.
Fees are waived generally for day-use areas, such as cruise grounds, grown trailheads and end caller centers. Concessionaire-operated sites might be enclosed in a waiver if a assent hilt wishes to participate.
This year’s price waiver includes a Bailey Cove day use site and a Pine Cove cruise area nearby Lewiston, as good as launch sites during Centimudi, Jones Valley, Sugarloaf, Minersville and Pine Cove.
Motor home browns nearby Shasta Dam
Fire crews on Saturday afternoon quashed a glow that burnt a engine home on a easterly side of Shasta Dam.
Dispatchers reported a glow only after 2 p.m. It was primarily blazing “out of control,” according to a California Highway Patrol.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection crews found a engine home scarcely engulfed by abandon yet were means to put out a glow by only after 2:30 p.m.
No injuries were reported.