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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

Save the Lake
Yes on Measure S

It's time to pull together to preserve and restore Clear Lake, our community's greatest treasure


UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER 8, 5:30PM -- local author JoAnn Saccato will speak on “Mindfulness” at Redbud Library, 14785 Burns Valley Rd in Clearlake. Saccato is a mindfulness teacher and consultant, Reiki Master/Teacher, author, and inspirational speaker. She says she “consults with businesses and individuals focusing on companioning each to live authentically, mindfully and consciously discovering and reaching their aspirations.” Free andopen to the public.

OCTOBER 8, 7PM -- lecture by visiting Marymount California University professor Dr. Allen Franz on “Water, the Essential Molecule” at the Marymount campus, 3700 Country Club Dr in Lucerne. The presentation will discuss what's special about the water molecule, how common water is in the Solar System and the wider cosmos, and what determines where water goes and what it does here on earth. For more info or to RSVP, contact Michelle Scully, mscully@marymountcalifornia.edu

OCTOBER 10, 9AM -- first annual Purple Power Walk to End Domestic Violence, sponsored by the Lake Family Resource Center. Dress in purple and gather at 5350 Main St, Kelseyville: all participants will receive a finishing ribbon. After the walk refreshments will be served thanks to Big Valley Rancheria, along with an Open House at the County's ONLY Domestic Violence Shelter, Freedom House!

OCTOBER 11, 3PM -- Lake County Land Trust annual dinner, at the Lodge at Blue Lakes with Congressman Mike Thompson as special guest speaker. Ticket price $70 per person and includes wine. For dinner reservations call 707-262-0707.
For information about the Land Trust, go to lakecountylandtrust.org or call 707-262-0707.

OCTOBER 12 -- Sierra Club hike on the Glen Eden Trail Hike to Goat Rock.  Come experience North Cow Mountain Recreation Area, consisting of mostly steep, chaparral-covered slopes with scattered stands of fir, pine and oak. Trailhead is at 1394’ rising to 2600’ at Goat Rock.  Bring water & lunch. Carpools: meet 8:00 am Lower Lake Coffee Co. on Main Street, off junction of Hwy 29 & 53.  Meet 9 am Glen Eden Trailhead – going north to Lakeport take Hwy 29 to 11th street, go west on 11 St., it becomes Scotts Valley Rd. Continue on Scotts V Rd 6 miles - to Glen Eden Trailhead on right, park in signed areas.  By reservation only.  Leader Julie 707-987-9040 or 707-671-5947.  Rain cancels.

OCTOBER 18, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

OCTOBER 18 -- strenuous Sierra Club hike on the Pope to Putah  trail.  Hike a brand new trail still in the making. The P2P trail connects the two upper arms of Lake Berryessa. Tuleyome is pioneering a new connector trail between these two arms. We'll hike as far as the trail goes, overlook the secluded Putah Creek arm, then hike back, getting wonderful views of Pope Valley and Pope Canyon. Bring water, lunch and hiking boots. Carpool: 8:30AM, Store 24, north end of Middletown across Hwy 29 from high school. Leader Tom McFarling, (707) 994-5490. Rain cancels.

OCTOBER 19 - Sierra Club Mendocino Group hike to Abhayagiri Monastery in Redwood Valley, including a tour led by one of the monks. An information/question session, a tour of the grounds, and a hike up the beautiful hillside behind the monastery where the monks live awaits participants. The hike, though only 2 miles, is quite steep with many stairs and a narrow, rocky trail. Bring water and suitable layered clothing per season. Carpools: Meet 11:45 Raley's Parking lot, Ukiah, in front of O'Reilly Auto Parts or 12:30 the monastery parking lot, 16201 Tomki Road, Redwood Valley. By reservation only. Limited to 25 participants. Reserve early as trip filled last year.Leader Jonah Freedman 467 1877  jonahfreedman@sbcglobal.net  Rain cancels

OCTOBER 22, 6PM -- Clear Lake Summit at the Soper-Reese Theater, 275 S. Main in Lakeport. Find out the truth about the lake, its connection to our local economy, and the specifics about Measure S. Moderated by Elizabeth Larson, with panelists Anthony Farrington, Denise Rushing, Sarah Ryan, Jim Steele, and Dr. Harry Lyons, with question and answers after the presentation. FREE and open to the public. For more information and to download a flyer, visit savethelake.info.

OCTOBER 26, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

OCTOBER 26 -- Sierra Club hike on the Cowboy Camp Loop Trail. Enjoy rolling oak woodlands, chapparal and beautiful vistas.  It is a multiuse trail.  Bring water & lunch.  Carpools: Meet 8:00 am Lower Lake Coffee Co. on Main Street, off junction of Hwy 29 & 53.  Meet 9:00 am at Cowboy Camp Trailhead, from Clearlake Oaks, go east on State Hwy 20, about 28 miles to Hwy 16 intersection, Travel south on Highway 16 for 1 mile. Parking lot is on the right. By reservation only. Leader Julie 707-987-9040 or 707-671-5947. Rain cancels.

OCTOBER 29, 5PM -- Aromatherapist Theresa LeGarie will present a free program on “Strengthening our Immune System with Essential Oils” at Redbud Library, 14785 Burns Valley Rd in Clearlake. LeGarie will speak about essential oils supporting the immune system, and audience members will have an opportunity to experience the aromas of various essential oils and ask questions. For more information contact the library at 994-5116

NOVEMBER 1, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

NOVEMBER 8, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: six miles roundtrip, about four hours including a stop at the historic Downen Cabin, and for participants over the age of 18 who sign a liability waiver, an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views from the fire tower. For more info and to RSVP (REQUIRED) call the county parks office at 262 1618.

NOVEMBER 15 -- Sierra Club hike on Mount St. Helena. Hike switchbacks about 20 minutes through fir woods up to an old access dirt road, this leads to the very top of St. Helena Mountain. On a clear day see spectacular views, including much of the San Francisco Bay area, binoculars advised, view mountain ranges in a 360 degree panorama including Mt. Shasta! Bring water, Lunch & snacks. Class M-10-C. Carpool: 9 am in front of Middletown Mugshots coffee shop on corner of Hwy 29 & 175.  Meet 10 am at Robert Louis Stevenson Park - parking lot. By reservation only. Leader Julie 707-987-9040 or 707-671-5947.  Rain cancels.

NOVEMBER 30 -- Sierra Club hike to and through the town site of Silverado  within Robert Louis Stevenson State Park on Mt. St. Helena.  No buildings remain from the mining town that was home to over 1,000 but the 1960 restoration of the area for tourism left several buildings and the layout of the old mining town is still intact.  Fruit trees and other ornamentals date back to the early 1900's.  We will walk past one mine tunnel and perhaps continue to the feature known as the Turk's Head which lies on the ridge dividing Napa and Alexander Valleys.  Bring water and snacks. Meet 8:30 a.m. at the RLS parking area on the east side of highway 29. By reservation only.Leader Pete McGee at 942 1373 or montesol@hughes.net

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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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