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Quagga Mussel Alert!

By action of the Board of Supervisors, all vessels launching into any Lake County waters must participate in the county's mandatory screening and sticker program, with inspection and decontamination if necessary. Local residents must renew their stickers annually, visitors monthly. More info

Or call the Mussel Hotline,
263 2556

To report possible violators or suspected contamination call the Sheriff at
263 8656 or 911

 

 

 

Say NO! to the "State of Jefferson"

Some Siskiyou County right-wing extremists want Lake County to support the formation of a "State of Jefferson." This new state would instantly become the most impoverished in the United States, bankrupt at birth. Geographically isolated, sparsely populated, and economically disadvantaged, it would be unable to fund public education, highways, parks, or law enforcement to anything remotely approaching an acceptable standard. This silly idea offers no advantages to the residents of Lake County. So it was appalling when on February 17 3015 the Lake BOS appeared to have voted to support the county's secession from California to jump onto this sinking ship. Fortunately this ambiguous action was reversed at the March 3 meeting, when the Board decided to put an advisory vote on the November 2016 ballot and then unambiguously rejected on December 15 when they decided that the proponents should have to circulate petitions if they wanted to conduct a local vote.

To help defeat this terrible idea

By the way, be sure to check out the appalling racist remarks made by chief spokesperson Mark Baird


UPCOMING EVENTS


JANUARY 17, 5PM -- special evening meeting of the Board of Supervisors to conduct a workshop on proposed cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution regulations. All interested parties are invited to participate. 255 N.Forbes, Lakeport.

JANUARY 18, 7PM -- Sierra Club meeting at the Lower Lake Methodist Church, 16255 Second St. Dr Harry Lyons will discuss the biology, economics, and politics of the Middle Creek Marsh Wetland Restoration Project, a multi agency endeavor which when implemented will add 1400 acres of wetland to the Clear Lake watershed, improve wildlife habitat and reduce nutrient input to the lake. Dr. Lyons, as a member of the Middle Creek Restoration Coalition, has joined other citizens in an effort to generate the endless patience and political push to remove roadblocks. To encourage patience and push, Dr. Lyons will perform a relevant tune or two. As always, the meeting is free and open to the public: for more information contact Chair Ed Robey at 994 8304 or edrobey@wildblue.net.

JANUARY 19, 7:30PM -- Redbud Audubon meeting at the Lower Lake Methodist Church, 16255 Second St. featuring a presentation on "Our Changing Ocean" by biologist Ron Le Valley.

JANUARY 21, 9AM -- Redbud Audubon field trip to the Colusa and Sacramento National Wildlife Refuges. Call Pat Harmon at (707) 263-4977 for more information.

JANUARY 26. 9:05AM -- Planning Commission hearing on an application to build a Dollar General outlet on the outskirts of Middletown. BOS chambers on the first floor of the Courthouse, 255 N Forbes in Lakeport.

FEBRUARY 18, 9AM -- Redbud Audubon field trip to Bodega Bay. Call Pat Harmon at (707) 263-4977 for more information.

APRIL 1 -- Sierra Club Six Sigma Ranch hike. We will hike the historic old stagecoach route from Lower Lake to Knoxville, following the ranch road through Six Sigma ranch heading east toward Morgan Valley road. We will stop by the Ranch tasting room on the way, so bring along cash or credit card if so inclined. Much of the hike will follow Asbill Creek and canyon to the confluence with Soda Creek. We will return aboard the ranch's Pinzgauer, a vintage European military 6X6, making the hike approximately 6 miles one way. This limits the number of hikers to 10 people. Meet 8:30 am Lower Lake Coffee Company, Main St. Lower Lake. By reservation only. Leader Tom McFarling (707) 994-5490. Rain cancels.

APRIL 27-28 -- two-day Wilderness First Aid training at Ecocamp Berryessa, sponsored by Tuleyome in partnership with Napa County Regional Parks & Open Space District, and Foster Calm. $150 per person with camp lodging and meals included. 24 places available. For more information and to sign up, visit tuleyome.org/events/wilderness1staid/

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Lake County Peace Action . Chi Council for the Clear Lake Hitch . Friends of Cache Creek . No Lakeport Walmart
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