Friday, October 17th, 2014
Weekend events in and around Willits for Oct. 17The Willits News"Simply the Best," a Tina Turner tribute: Coyote Valley Casino, through Oct. 18. $26.25 advance ... Redwood Valley-Fab Over Forty Dinner and Fashion Show: Barra of Mendocino Winery, 7051 N. State St. Doors-5:30 p.m. Dinner/ Show- 6:15 p.m. A great ...and more »
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Community events in and around Willits for Oct. 15The Willits News"Simply the Best", a Tina Turner tribute: Coyote Valley Casino, through Oct. 18. $26.25 advance ... Redwood Valley-Fab Over Forty Dinner and Fashion Show: Barra of Mendocino Winery, 7051 N. State St. Doors-5:30 p.m. Dinner/ Show- 6:15 p.m. A great ...and more »
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Review: Neeson in action again in 'Tombstones'The Willits NewsLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank's adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block's long-running, best-selling series featuring ...and more »
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Calif. wildfires destroy dozens of homesLas Vegas Review-Journal16, 2014, inside the foundation of a home destoyed by a wildfire in Weed, California. The fire moved quickly after igniting Monday afternoon in brush and trees, destroying about 100 structures, the library, some mill buildings, and damaging the ...and more »
Monday, September 15th, 2014
1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway versionUkiah Daily JournalWarren had been on Broadway as a 17-year-old in "110 in the Shade" in 1963 when she auditioned for "Cinderella" during the run. She eventually left the show to film the TV movie in California. "It changed my life," she said. "It became a classic so ...and more »
Sunday, September 14th, 2014
Black fire still burningThe Willits NewsThe 125-acre fire in the Black Bart Trail area of Potter Valley continues to burn as firefighters from as far as Santa Clara join local crews to complete a fire line around it, hopefully by the end of the day. Sheriff Tom Allman said this morning after ...and more »
Friday, September 12th, 2014
Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Shirley Jones, Patrick Cassidy star in 'Music Man'The Willits NewsNEW YORK (AP) — Academy Award winner Shirley Jones is about to hit the road with a concert version of "The Music Man" and she's bringing along a special guest — her son, Patrick Cassidy. Jones, who starred as the librarian love interest in the 1957 ...and more »
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Cobra loose in Los Angeles suburb can be deadlyThe Willits NewsTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Southern California animal control officers hunted Wednesday for a highly venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood. Authorities warned that the neurotoxin venom from ...and more »
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
CSX: Film crew denied track access before crashThe Willits NewsSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — CSX Transportation twice denied producers of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman permission to shoot on its railroad tracks before a freight train slammed into the film's crew in south Georgia, killing one worker and ...and more »
Monday, August 25th, 2014
Drought leaves San Joaquin Valley homes without waterWillits NewsPORTERVILLE -- Hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California's extreme drought has dried up their individual wells, government officials and community groups said.
Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy showWillits NewsSTOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show. TV4 is using the anthem in a trailer for "Parlamentet," a popular game show featuring some of ...and more »
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
The Commerce FileUkiah Daily Journal (blog)Lorien Rifkin McKenna (daughter of Daily Journal contributor Karen Rifkin) has, after 10 years, retired from Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville and moved to Los Angeles with her husband Brian and their toddler daughter Quincey Rose to become ...
Friday, June 13th, 2014
Datebook June 13 to June 16Willits News*Country Summer, Northern California's biggest country music festival, features 10 nationally recognized entertainers over two epic days, including Darius Rucker w/ Eli Young Band and Dustin Lynch. Food/beverage ... *23rd Annual Father's Day Dinner and ...
Friday, March 28th, 2014
Highway 20 open after fiery crashUkiah Daily JournalA fiery crash blocked the Highway 20 exit on Highway 101 after a semi truck and a pickup truck in the wrong lane collided Friday morning on the Russian River Bridge, also reportedly catching the bridge on fire, according to the California Highway ...