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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

NOVEMBER 14, 3PM -- local author Robin C. Harris will present his book "Journeys out of Darkness: adventures in foster care" at Redbud Library, 14785 Burns Valley Road in Clearlake. Contact Meg Redmond at 994-5115 for  details.

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 15, 2PM -- program by Cathy Lawrence, a recruiter and trainer with the California Mentor Network, at the Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High Street.
Lawrence will “offer information on how individuals in the community can make $1,000 to $5,000 a month from home by matching with a person with intellectual or developmental disabilities to live in their spare bedroom and mentor them towards a better quality of life and independence.”

NOVEMBER 22, 9AM -- 4-5 mile moderately-paced hike with Karen Rhoads on various Boggs trails. Bring water, a hat, snack and wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot. Friendly leashed dogs welcome. For more info: beardie1@sonic.net

NOVEMBER 22, 2PM -- free presentation on fermented food at Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St: Desiree Todd will demonstrate fermented milk products including clabber cheese, yogurt and buttermilk. Milk-producing societies around the world have used cultured dairy products for hundreds of years.

NOVEMBER 24, 7PM -- presentation on California's historic drought: "A Watershed in Drought: Understanding Groundwater and Wells, by UC Cooperative Extension hydrologist Dr. Thomas Harter, followed by a brief review of recent state legislation on groundwater management, by Chris Rogers, Senior Field Representative for Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada. Middletown Community Center, free and open to the public.

NOVEMBER 29, 9AM -- 4-5 mile moderately-paced hike with Karen Rhoads on various Boggs trails. Bring water, a hat, snack and wear sturdy shoes. We meet in Boggs parking lot. Friendly leashed dogs welcome. For more info: beardie1@sonic.net

NOVEMBER 29, 1-3PM -- "Technology Petting Zoo" at the Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St: The public is invited to “come play with an Ipad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and Nexus 7 tablet and learn how to download free ebooks from the Library!” For more information call Lakeport Library at 263-8817.

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

DECEMBER 3, 7PM -- Sierra Club meeting featuring a California Water Boards film Slow the Flow, make your landscape act like a sponge, followed by short subject “Permeable Pavers - Breaking Up is Easy to Do.” Learn about the impacts of storm water runoff, the benefits of getting rid of your lawn (or of making it “greener”), and ways to transform your soil. At the Round Room at Mendocino College, 2565 Parallel Dr, Lakeport As always, the meeting is free and the public is invited: for more info contact Chair Ed Robey, edrobey@wildblue.net

DECEMBER 13, 10AM-2PM -- old-fashioned ranch Christmas celebration at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park: experience a Victorian Christmas as we gather in the parlor in front of the fire for Christmas music performed by local musicians. Enjoy cookies and hot cider, sing Christmas carols and visit with Santa Claus. FREE. More info.

DECEMBER 20, 1-3PM -- "Technology Petting Zoo" at Redbud Library in Clearlake: the public is invited to “come play with an Ipad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and Nexus 7 tablet and learn how to download free ebooks from the Library!” For more information call Lakeport Library at 263-8817

JANUARY 1, 2015, 12PM -- start the new year right, with a First Day hike on the McVicar Trail at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park. About 8 miles round trip on easy terrain: bring water and snacks and binoculars, and wear sturdy shoes and a hat. Rain cancels. More info

MORE Lake County Events

Lake County Peace Action . Chi Council for the Clear Lake Hitch . Friends of Cache Creek . No Lakeport Walmart
Lake County Citizens Coalition . Cache Creek Watershed Forum . Provinsalia??? . Cristallago???