Big-rig collision blocks U.S. 101 in both directions 3 miles south of Laytonville — victim transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. — At least one victim was transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, and CHP officers are attempting to find out more about the extent of their injuries. Roughly 40 gallons of diesel fuel and four gallons of oil have spilled out onto the roadway. Information about the cleanup effort was not immediately available. UPDATE: 4:45 p.m. — The road is now re-opened to one-way traffic. MENDOCINO Co., 8/5/21 — A big-rig and a small car collided around 2:50 p.m., blocking both lanes of U.S. Highway 101 roughly three miles south of Laytonville, according to information from the California Highway Patrol.

New cannabis farmers’ showcase kicks off July 10 in Laytonville

MENDOCINO Co., 7/6/21 — A new cannabis event is happening in Mendocino County this Saturday, showcasing the crops of over 15 local cannabis farmers at the “Mendocino County Producers’ Guild” event happening in Laytonville on July 10. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 44550 Willlis Ave. in downtown Laytonville, and customers (limited to 21+ years of age) will be able to meet local farmers and purchase up to an ounce of cannabis, as well as food, non-alcoholic beverages and other items — although cannabis is not permitted to be consumed on site.* The Ten Mile Creek Watershed Council will receive 10% of all sales from the market. “Get ready for a day in the sun, in a park-like setting where legacy farmers will showcase their cannabis flowers and share stories of their origin and heritage,” the event description states. Mendocino County residents may remembers that in previous years, there used to offer a variety of different cannabis farmers’ events offering direct sales from farmers.