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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 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 27, 6PM -- District 3 Supervisorial debate, sponsored by Lake County News and the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. Candidates Jim Steele and John Brosnan will face off in the Board of Supervisors chambers in the Courthouse, 255 N. Forbes St. in Lakeport. The public may submit questions in advance by emailing editor@lakeconews.com or faxing 707-274-8650, and those in attendance will be able to submit questions on index cards that will be provided.

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 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 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

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???