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31 min ago | Lake County Record-Bee

Flotilla 88 of Lake County to give away life jackets

CLEARLAKE >> The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 88 of Lake County, will hold its annual Life Jacket Giveaway for children Aug. 2 starting at 9:30 a.m. The event will be held at the gazebo at Redbud Park in Clearlake.

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Related Topix: Clearlake, CA, Events

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo firefighters contribute to battling California grass fires

With the state's severe drought making for drier than usual vegetation this year, large grass fires have kept firefighters across the state - including Vallejo's - busier than usual.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, California, Fire, Napa County, CA

Lake County Record-Bee

Various agencies to have vacancies for board members, directors

LAKE COUNTY >> A governing board member election for two school districts as well as a general district election to fill the office of director for various agencies will be held on Nov. 4. Voters who want information regarding filing for the elective offices enumerated above may contact the Lake County Registrar of Voters office at 263-2372.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA

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Grant application request approved by BOS

LAKEPORT >> A request from the Lake County Office of Emergency Services to apply for a Homeland Security Grant was approved by the Lake County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Lakeport couple charged for injury to a child

LAKEPORT >> A father and his girlfriend were arrested and charged with felony corporal injury to a child on Thursday after officers investigated a claim of abuse.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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Marymount University pool to be converted into planter

LAKEPORT >> The Lake County Board of Supervisors approved using the pool at Marymount California University in Lucerne as a patio and planter Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Marymount University, Lakeport, CA, Lucerne, CA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

KMPH-TV Fresno

California county sues over subdivision slide

Lake County officials say the Lakeport residents and their homeowners' association are to blame for the slide because they failed to maintain their landscaping, vegetation and irrigation system.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA, Santa Rosa, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Wellville team meets with county officials, organization representatives

CLEARLAKE >> Representatives from county departments, as well as numerous health-related businesses and organizations met with members of the Health Initiative Coordinating Council's Wellville Team Thursday.

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Related Topix: Clearlake, CA

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Fall/winter gardening workshop to be held

LAKEPORT >> The University of California Master Gardeners of Lake County will present two Fall/Winter Gardening in Lake County workshops in August.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Lakeport, CA, August, CA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

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Whispering Lights to brighten up wine adventure

Whispering Light performs at the Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast during the band's CD release party.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

DA won't charge woman accused of shooting husband

LAKE COUNTY >> The Lake County District Attorney's Office released further details regarding its decision to not seek criminal charges against Paula Piveronas following an investigation into the shooting death of her husband Robert Piveronas on Dec. 7. The decision to not prosecute was based primarily on summary facts and different aspects of law, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life, Self Defense

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Churches, fair partner to fight hunger in Lake County

"Hunger is a serious issue in our community," according to Shannon Kimbell-Auth of the United Christian Parish.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA, Upper Lake, CA, Kelseyville, CA, Clearlake Oaks, CA

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Placement of Measure L on November ballot discussed

Rafael Vellos rakes for weed in Clear Lake around the dock of his lakefront home in Lakeport Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Bail setat $5 million murder case

LAKE COUNTY >> A man accused of murder was granted bail Friday after being held in jail for nearly three years on a no-bail hold, but the amount will likely still keep him from being able to be released.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lucerne, CA

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Lake County departments working to conserve water, address public concerns

At the first Lake County Drought Task Force meeting, which was held Thursday, representatives from each group and department discussed what measures they have taken to conserve water, what problems have arisen from the drought and concerns they have heard from the public.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Kelseyville, CA, August, CA, Lower Lake, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Coupon booklet for farmer's market available for low-income seniors in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY >> The Area Agency on Aging of Lake and Mendocino Counties has announced the availability of a free-of-charge coupon booklet worth $20 for low-income older adults to be used for the purchase of vegetables and fruits.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey

The Business Journal

Napa County approves Rutherford winery

Also: Lake County Winegrape Commission opens new offices; Wine Road donates $25,000 to food bank; Flavor Napa Valley coming in late November; 20 Cuban sommeliers to tour North Coast wineries Napa County Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a new 100,000-gallon-a-year winery on the 90-acre Long Meadow Ranch vineyard and fresh-produce farm in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rutherford, CA, Napa County, CA, Napa, CA, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Escapes: Sculpture walk in Lake County

Wander through a vast, leafy park and gaze upon sculpture after sculpture. Some are assemblages of found objects, others are more deliberate creations.

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Related Topix: Middletown, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Taillight stop leads to marijuana, heroin, meth bust

Lake County authorities say 74-year-old Thomas Earl Sheppard was arrested when deputies found drugs in his SUV after pulling him over because of a defective tail light.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Clearlake Oaks, CA, Lucerne, CA

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Dedication, ribbon cutting set for Clearlake Oaks senior center

CLEARLAKE OAKS >> The Lake County Board of Supervisors invites the public to the dedication and ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new Live Oak Senior Center today at 3 p.m. Light refreshments will be served after a brief dedication ceremony.

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Related Topix: Clearlake Oaks, CA

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