Highway 20 Open to One-Way Traffic Due to Major Collision
A traffic accident that occurred in Lake County just before 1 p.m. today, March 3, is still impeding Highway 20 traffic. According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information page, a black, GMC pickup and a red, Toyota Corolla collided near Blue Lakes, just east of the Mendocino/Lake County line. Though both vehicles were reported off the roadway, the log stated that both lanes were blocked, likely due to assisting emergency personnel.
Lakeport City Council to discuss police chief recruitment, receive roads update
LAKEPORT, Calif. — The Lakeport City Council this week will discuss making changes to its recruitment for the police chief job and also discuss city road projects. The council will meet Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St. The...
Snowfall reported across Lake County Saturday
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County got a coating of snow on Saturday as a major storm system moved through the region. The National Weather Service had predicted the snowfall, which fell throughout the afternoon. The Cobb area appeared to have reported snow first, but shortly afterward it was...
Clear Lake expected to show out at MLF Toyota Series Western Division presented by Tackle Warehouse Season Opener
LAKEPORT, Calif. — The Major League Fishing, or MLF, Toyota Series presented by Phoenix Boats is set to visit Lakeport March 6 to 8 for the 2024 Western Division Presented by Tackle Warehouse season opener – the Toyota Series at Clear Lake. The three-day tournament, hosted by the...
Body Discovered in the Russian River
Press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department:. On 03/01/2024 at approximately 10:05 AM, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office patrol personnel responded to the area of the Russian River near Norgard Lane, to investigate a report of a body discovered in the river. Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Community Service Officers, and a Patrol Sergeant arrived in the area and met with personnel from the Ukiah Police Department. It was confirmed that an obviously deceased person was resting against a tree, still partially submerged in the swift-moving water.
🚦 Traffic Advisory: Update on US-101 Southbound Hazard North of Geyserville Ave
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. The California Highway Patrol has issued a traffic alert for US-101 Southbound, where a traffic hazard has been reported north of Geyserville Ave in Geyserville. The left lane is currently affected by this hazard. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to exercise caution when traveling through this area. Further updates will be provided by the transportation authorities as the situation progresses.
Clearlake Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 120 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Clearlake Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 120 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Clearlake reported a total of 120 crime cases. The most common type of crime was 'Other', with 78 instances, accounting for approximately 65% of all crimes reported. Trespassing was the second most common crime, with 10 reported cases, followed by Theft and Argument, each with 8 reported cases. Assault and Vandalism were next, each with 6 incidents. Arrests were made in 2 cases. Violation and Burglary were the least common, each with only 1 reported case. It is important to note that the high number of 'Other' crimes could include a variety of incidents not classified under the specific categories provided, indicating a need for more detailed data to provide a clearer picture of the crime situation in the place.
Hemorrhaging Jobs, We Limp On
Ukiah, the city where failure knows no bottom and where ineptitude goes unnoticed, is once again failing and those in charge are shrugging it off. The town is coming apart at the seams. Businesses are dying off, moving out or giving up. JC Penney’s has been a fixture in town since buffalo roamed Highway 101, a road that hadn’t yet been built.
All of Lake County placed under winter storm warning as new system arrives
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The National Weather Service has placed all of Lake County under a winter storm warning ahead of a strong winter storm system’s arrival on Friday. The warning will remain in effect until 10 a.m. Sunday. Rain fell across Lake County on Thursday evening and...
Helping Paws: Border collies, hounds and shepherds
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County Animal Care and Control has a very full kennel with dogs awaiting new homes. Dogs available for adoption this week include mixes of Australian shepherd, border collie, boxer,. Catahoula leopard dog, Doberman pinscher, German shepherd, hound, Labrador retriever, mastiff, Papillon, pit bull, Queensland...
Multi-County Burglary Spree Ends: Suspect Arrested with $60K Haul in Lakeport
On February 23, 2024, around 3:00 am, Deputies from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle connected to a suspect in a string of burglaries across Lake and Mendocino Counties in the parking lot of Bruno’s Market, Lakeport. Deputies contacted the driver of the vehicle, Tyrone Brennen,...
Clearlake Police logs: Tuesday, Feb. 27
Occurred at 23D Av/Boyles Av. Rpts her ex assaulted her by hitting her with a 5 gallon bottle and doing something else/tried to get info from rp and hung up/unk address of where inc occd/nfi. Cellular E911 Call:. Lat:38.93939852 Lon:-122.61027. Service Class: WPH2. Disposition: Log Note/Documentation Only. 01:00 EXTRA PATROL...
5 incarcerated people overdose in their cells at Mendocino County Jail — 1 dies at hospital
UKIAH, 3/1/24 — Five incarcerated people overdosed at the Mendocino County Jail in Ukiah today, and one of them died at the hospital. His name has not yet been released. Jail employees were notified about the first overdose around noon. A deputy responded to the call and found that person’s cellmate unconscious. The deputy summoned other deputies and medical personnel and administered multiple doses of Narcan — a drug that can reverse opiate overdoses.
The gas price fluctuate between $4.39 and $4.45 in Kelseyville as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Pyska: You can count on me
Stepping up for public service is a calling, and with that comes the responsibility to serve with dedication, compassion and integrity. It has been a true honor to represent the people of District 5 and Lake County these last few years. We have certainly faced challenges, but we have also grown by doing the hard work of choosing to do better. We are a different Lake County today because we choose progress.
The coldest February in Lake County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Field: Keep Kelseyville, keep Pyska
I'm writing to share my observations about the District 5 supervisor race. Jessica Pyska, the incumbent, has become very knowledgeable and respected throughout the state for her tireless efforts to bring grant money, innovative solutions, networking opportunities and improvements of many kinds to the lives of residents county-wide. When I...
Healdsburg at a crossroads: preserving community in the face of change
A step back in time and forward in community engagement. The Raven movie theater was shuttered in 2020, so standing in the nostalgic red-carpeted theater's lobby on Feb. 7, 2024, felt like being in a time warp. The theater wasn’t reopening—instead, Vertice Hospitality's Katina and Kyle Connaughton and Tony Greenburg (owners of the Michelin 3-star Single Thread restaurant) had extended an invitation, “the first of many community gatherings,” to get feedback on their ideas for developing the Raven movie theater (15-year lease) and the 150 North St. building (purchased). Greeted with Japanese-inspired popcorn, some amazing cookie concoctions, and a glass of wine I thought, “this might be my closest encounter to a Single Thread food experience.“
As election nears, key issues expected to impact outcomes of supervisorial races
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — This week, as the 2024 primary arrives, one supervisorial race will be decided and two others are expected to be narrowed as voters make their decisions at the polls. With three supervisorial races in the balance, it raises questions about how voters might choose candidates...