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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


UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY 16, 1-3PM -- Environmental Justice Coalition for Water workshop at the Lucerne Senior Center, 3985 Country Club Dr. The meeting will feature a screening of the documentary film "Thirsty for Justice" with a discussion of ways other communities have come together to restore their human right to clean, affordable water. FREE, refreshments served.

MAY 16, 2PM -- as part of the free Know Lake County lecture series at the Lakeport Library, 1425 N. High St, Lake County Vector Control District director Dr. Jamesina Scott will talk about “Lake County Insects and other Critters”: subjects will include the Clear Lake gnat, rice flies and mosquitos and how they differ -- with live specimens on display. For more information call 263-8817.

MAY 23, 5:30PM -- Assemblyman Bill Dodd's 1st Annual Lake County Barbecue, honoring AD4 Woman of the Year, former Supervisor Denise Rushing: local food & wine, music, raffle, etc. Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill, 5625 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville. Register online, call 337 5994 or email erin@billdodd.com with questions.

MAY 27, 7PM -- Sierra Club forum on sustainable viticulture at the Lower Lake Methodist Church Community Room, 16255 Second St. Panelists include Erica Lundquist from the Mendocino County NRCS, Christian Ahlmann, Tracey Hawkins, Randy Krag, and Thurston Williams; subjects include an overview of best management practices, integrating animal husbandry with vineyard management, organic and biodynamic practices, and water use. As always the meeting is free and open to the public: for details, contact Chair Ed Robey at 994 8304 or edrobey@wildblue.net.

MAY 30, 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.

MAY 31 -- Sierra Club hike to Mahnke Peak. This hike starts at the south end of Kelsey Creek Drive and follows a moderately sloped dirt road to Mahnke Peak with a great view over the geysers power plants. Elevation gain 2116 ft. Bring lunch and two liters of water.  Meet at the car pool parking lot at the corner of Live Oak Drive and Highway 29 in Kelseyville at 8:00 a.m. Class H-10-C Leader Steve Devoto sdevoto@mchsi.com Reservation required.  Rain cancels.

JUNE 2, 8PM -- Sierra Club Full Moon Hike on Mt. St Helena in Robert Louis Stevenson Park.  Hike an old access dirt road that switchbacks up to South Peak under the light of the Full Moon.  View mountain ranges, valley lights and moon shadows in the refreshing evening air. Moon rises 8:37 pm. Wear hiking boots, bring headlamp or flashlight, 2 liters of water, and a snack.  Class M-7.2-C.  With two leaders we have the option to split the hike, if some wish to go to the top and others wish to descend earlier!  Carpools: Meet 8:00 pm in Middletown across from Hardesters market in Tricounties Bank parking lot.  Trailhead: 8:30 pm Robert Louis Stevenson Parking Lot.  By reservation only.  Leader: Julie 707-987-9040, Co-leader: Tom. Rain cancels or heavy clouds.

JUNE 6, 8AM-1PM -- Clearlake Clean Up Day: participants meet at Austin Park to signup and get bags and tools (provided), and form teams to clean up the area of your choice. Electronic waste recycling too. For more info call 994 8201 #111.

JUNE 7, 8AM -- docent-led hike to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti: a National Trails Day event. 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.

JUNE 7, 3-6PM --  Lake County Land Trust Spring Celebration Fundraiser at the Blue Wing Restaurant in Upper Lake featuring wine, hors d'ouevres, live music and a chance to learn all about the Land Trust's latest projects. Tickets $50, with all funds going to support the Land Trust. Call 262 0707 to reserve.

JUNE 14, 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.

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???