Clearlake Oaks, CA

Hollister angler wins pro tournament

Hollister resident Bryan Grier won first place in the Major League Fishing Toyota Series’ Clear Lake tournament earlier this year. Grier took home more than $25,000 in winnings from the April 28-30 tournament by bringing five bass to the stage, weighing a total of 21 pounds, 12 ounces, says a press release from Major League Fishing. Grier’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 58 pounds, 5 ounces, earned him the victory to more than 2 pounds over second-place angler Joshua Adams.

18-Year-Old Arrested for Assaulting Her 56-Year-Old Fiancé

This is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:. On 05-06-2022 at approximately 7:23 AM Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to...

Lake County Convict Arrested for Possession of Drugs and Guns

A Lake County man has been arrested after a search of his home turned up a variety of drugs and several guns. After months of investigation, the Lake County Sheriff’s office served a search warrant last Friday on a residence in Nice suspected of drug activity. Deputies seized about 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine, nearly 5 ounces of fentanyl, and 24 grams of heroin. Also found were weight scales, a large amount of packaged marijuana, and multiple firearms, one of which a Ghost Gun. Brandon Weilert, a.k.a. Brandon Grenols, was arrested for multiple felony crimes, including distributing and selling narcotics and possessing a machine gun. Weilert is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition as a result of a prior felony conviction.

On the Sculpture Trail: Public Art in Cloverdale

For many, knowledge of sculpture starts with Rodin’s “The Thinker” and ends somewhere near David’s fig leaf. Fortunately, for nearly two decades, the Cloverdale Sculpture Trail has expanded local appreciation for the discipline with its biannual public art exhibit. The Sculpture Trail’s 2022-24 season, which was...

Town Profile: Upper Lake

As soon as you turn off Highway 20 and pass under the arch reading ‘Upper Lake”, you head back in time. The historic town is filled with stories—back then, when it rained, Main Street flooded and people headed down to the store in canoes to do their shopping. Fortunately, today you don’t need to bring a rowboat to enjoy the town; it’s completely car-friendly.
Willits News

MCSO: Men arrested in Willits with more than 125 marijuana plants in trailer

Two Lake County men were arrested in Willits recently for allegedly transporting more than 125 marijuana plants illegally, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the MCSO, a deputy stopped a vehicle traveling south on Highway 101 around 11:30 p.m. May 6 in the Willits area for what were reportedly “numerous vehicle code violations.”
Willits News

Dharma Realm Buddhist University to host Ukiah in-person commencement

Dharma Realm Buddhist University (DRBU), the Northern California university and community dedicated to liberal education in the broad Buddhist tradition, will host its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019, on Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. DRBU graduates from 2020 and 2021 will join this year’s commencement, creating the largest...

MCSO Seeks Burglary Suspects

On 05-15-2022 near midnight two individuals committed a burglary of a business in the 4300 block of North State Street in Ukiah. Suspect#1 – Red hat with white letters and silver label/sticker on top of the bill, black pants, black zip up jacket with hoody, white shirt, blue plaid boxers, white shoes with red markings and black gloves.
Lake County News

Lakeport Fire chief retires; fire board names interim chief

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — After just over a year on the job, Lakeport Fire’s chief has decided to retire. Chief Jeffrey Thomas tendered his resignation to the Lakeport Fire Protection District Board following its meeting on May 10, said Board President John Whitehead. Whitehead said Thomas’ retirement was...
Lake County News

Kelseyville man wins 38th annual Catfish Derby; event back to normal after pandemic changes

CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. — Another busy weekend of fishing, weigh-ins and competition is over, with a Kelseyville man hooking the top prize in the annual Catfish Derby. The derby, which began on Friday, closed on Sunday afternoon to the applause of locals and out-of-towners who waited to go home until after the results were announced by Committee Chair Dennis Locke.

Dan Rotlisberger Named Vineyard Manager for Robert Young Vineyards

Effective April 18th, Dan Rotlisberger has been named Vineyard Manager, Robert Young Estate Vineyards, reporting to CEO Jim Young. “We are delighted to welcome Dan to our family vineyards and look forward to his contributions to our future growth,” said Jim Young. “We interviewed many candidates, but Dan’s professional experience and strong ties to the Sonoma County community made him a natural choice to help lead us into the future. The family is also pleased that Dan is a distant relative of our family, being the great grandnephew of my mother, Gertrude Rotlisberger” Young added.