* Del Norte Reads is offering an employment workshop Monday for individuals interested in a career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Staff from Pelican Bay State Prison will be on hand starting at 3 p.m. Del Norte Reads is located at 1080 Mason Mall, Suite 9, in Crescent City. For more information, call Phoebe Lenhart at 464-7072.
* The teen-age girl missing from her Port Orford home since June 19 has been found alive and well … in Port Orford. According to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office, Clarissa Stevens, age 16, was in an apartment with an associate. After more than an hour of negotiations, both came outside, and Stevens was released to her family’s custody.
* Brookings area residents are invited to bring pruning tools and gardening gloves Saturday to Azalea Park starting at 9 a.m. Improving the conditions of the native azaleas is planned. Meet in the Kidtown parking lot off Old County Road. Call Tony Baron at 469-1159 for details.
* The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions on its public lands starting Monday in Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, and other Northern California counties. Prohibited are campfires and barbecues excepted in developed campgrounds. Call the B-L-M Arcata field office at (707) 825-2300.