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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 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 unambiguously reversed at the March 3 meeting, when the Board decided to put an advisory vote on the November 2016 ballot.

A Lake County Keep It California campaign is in the early organizational stages. In the meantime, you can

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


AUGUST 31, 5-8PM -- "State of the City" town hall hosted by the City of Clearlake and Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce at the Highlands Senior Center, Bowers Avenue and Burns Valley Rd. Representatives of the police department, code enforcement, public works, finance, building department, city clerk, chamber of commerce, PEG TV and more will be available to talk to the public and answer questions.
SEPTEMBER 1-4 -- Lake County Fair, at the Fairgrounds off Martin St in Lakeport.
SEPTEMBER 4, 12-2PM -- Fiddlers' Jam at the Ely Stage Stop and Country Museum, 9921 Soda Bay Rd just off Highway 29 at Kits Corner. Food and beverages available for purchase, or bring a picnic lunch. The music is free, but donations to support the Stage Stop gratefully accepted.
SEPTEMBER 10, 3-6PM -- "Dancing Horses: a Dressage Festival" at the Highlands Springs Equestrian Center, 8900 Wight Way, Kelseyville. Food, wine tasting and silent auction too, with proceeds benefitting the California Dressage Society. Call 415 350 1540 for more information.

SEPTEMBER 10, 7PM -- bluegrass and traditional American music concert featuring Blithedale Canyon, The Thin Air String Band, and The California State Old Time Fiddlers and benefitting the Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association. Soper Reese Community Theatre, 275 S. Main in Lakeport, tickets $25

SEPTEMBER 14, 5:30-7PM -- Community Conversation on the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument management plan, co-hosted by the BLM and USFS at the Upper Lake Grange, 9355 Government St. This meeting is organized as an open format, with resource specialists at individual stations to talk one-on-one with interested individuals. More info: call Forest Planner Sharen Parker at 530-934-1141, or BLM Planner Jonna Hildenbrand at 707-468-4024.

SEPTEMBER 15, 7PM -- Redbud Audubon meeting, "Lessons from Green Water": Dr. Harry Lyonbs will explore the similarities and differences between the Hudson River and Clear Lake. St Peter's Catholic church, 4085 Main St in Kelseyville.

SEPTEMBER 16-18, 9AM-5PM -- annual Clear Lake Splash In, a three-day celebration of the seaplane, featuring floating aircraft, aerial demonstrations, amphibious cars, food, music, and more. Visit for more information.

SEPTEMBER 17, 9AM -- Redbud Audubon field trip to the McVicar Trail at Anderson Marsh SHP: a long but easy walk. Bring lunch, water and binoculars.
SEPTEMBER 17 - OCTOBER 15 -- annual Quilt and Fiber Arts Show at the Lower Lake Schoolhouse Museum, 16535 Main St. Artists reception from 12-2PM on Saturday September 17, featuring multiple demonstrations of spinning, weaving and other textile arts. For more info call Sheila O'Hara at 995 3565.
SEPTEMBER 21, 7PM -- Sierra Club meeting at the Lower Lake Methodist Church, 16255 Second St., featuring a presentation by Lake Group Conservation Chair and Lake County Resource Conservation District board of directors member Victoria Brandon, who will talk about the recent merger of the two local RCDs, and their work helping the community recover from the devastating wildfires of 2015. These efforts include distribution of both hardwoods and conifers to landowners, organizing volunteers to replant Trailside Park in Middletown, and provision of free chipping services. As always the meeting is free and open to the public. For more information contact Victoria at 994 1931 or
SEPTEMBER 24 -- 9AM-4PM -- 24th Annual Kelseyville Pear Festival, with food, wine, parade, quilt show, music, antique tractors, craft booths, informational tabling, and pears pears pears. For more info call 279-9022 or visit

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