Fort Ross
•Kashia Reservation
•Point Arena, and   Manchester   Elementary
•Pacific Community   Charter schools
•Point Arena High   School  serves area   from   Manchester to   Stewarts   Point.
•Point Arena Little   School
•South Coast Day   Care  Center in Point   Arena.

School buses to all public schools.

Medical doctors and health service centers in Point Arena and Gualala, dentists, chiropractors, fully-equipped ambulance, two pharmacies, volunteer rescue teams.

  Mendocino Transit Authority Coast vans maintain regular round-trip schedules from Gualala and Point Arena to Ukiah (with connections to Fort Bragg), and to Santa Rosa via Bodega Bay.

Ocean Ridge Airport: Runway 2560', hours 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., lights by prior arrangement. No fuel. Extreme wind turbulence on windy days. Watch for deer on runway.
(707) 884-3573.

Sea Ranch Airstrip: Runway 2600', displaced threshold 300'. No services. Open to Sea Ranch Association members and their invited guests only. Aircraft parked must display a Sea Ranch visitor pass, or may be booted.
(707) 785-2444.

Gualala Baptist Church, Christian Science, Seventh Day Adventists, Science of Mind,

Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Episcopal services, Lutheran services, Zen Buddhist meditation, all in Gualala; St. Aloysius Catholic Church, St. Paul's Community United Methodist Church, New Hope Community Church , Jehovah's Witnesses, all in Point Arena; Church of the Blessed Sacrament and Greenwood Community Church, both in Elk.

Because this area is sheep country, all dogs must be kept leashed and under control. Even small dogs can do major damage to a flock, and loose pets may be in danger of being shot by ranchers or animal control officers to protect the sheep. All dogs must be immunized against rabies.

  Local volunteer fire departments and rescue squads in Jenner, Timber Cove, Sea Ranch, Gualala-Anchor Bay , Point Arena-Manchester, Irish Beach, Annapolis, Odiyan, and Elk. State Department of Forestry and Fire Protection stations in Sea Ranch and Point Arena.

CDF Fire permits required for outdoor burning from May 1 until the rainy season begins in October. Air pollution permits required year-round.

Sonoma County Transfer Station on Annapolis Road. Phone 886-5204. Every Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed Sun, Mon., Tues.) Trash disposal plus recycling bins for mixed (or sorted) recyclables: cardboard, newspapers, office paper, magazines, tinned cans, aluminum cans, plastic containers with all triangle recyclable symbols, glass of all colors. Also yard waste, wood, scrap metal. Free recycling of TVs and other CRT electronics.

Trash and recycling pickup in Mendocino County is by Solid Waste of Willits,

Solid Waste of Willits for "CA Redemption Value" aluminum cans, glass and plastic bottles, non-redemption glass bottles. Sundstrom Mall, Gualala, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Info: 1-800-MY-GARBAGE



Mendocino County Refuse Disposal Site on Fish Rock Road east of Old Stage Road.

•Phone 884-1036.

•Tuesdays 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.

•Wednesdays 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.

•Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

•Sundays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On-site recycling:
All recyclables may be mixed: uncoated cardboard, newspapers, office paper, magazines; tinned cans, aluminum cans, plastic milk, water and soda bottles; glass of all colors. Diversion area other reusable items and materials.

Mobile Recycling Bins for drop-off of cardboard, glass, aluminum and newsprint for Sea Ranch residents. Off Verdant View, behind Sea Ranch Association Office Annex.