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Law Enforcement Agreement Between Lakeport and Clearlake Approved

A supplemental law enforcement agreement between the Lakeport and Clearlake police departments was approved by the Lakeport City Council earlier this week. The agreement will help to immediately ease Lakeport’s officer shortage. The two departments have a history of assisting each other with officer coverage. The council voted unanimously to approve the contract.

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Person of Interest in Abandonment of Children and Death Charged

A person of interest in the abandonment of a two-year-old child and murder of a one-year-old has been officially charged. Edward Two Feathers Steele of Ukiah is being held responsible for the abandonment of care of the children and the one child’s subsequent death. Steele was seen with the children early Wednesday morning and then … Continue Reading Person of Interest in Abandonment of Children and Death Charged

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Fire Evacuations Called for Briefly in Area of Highway 53, Ogulin Road and Olympic Drive

Residences and businesses in the area of Highway 53, Ogulin Canyon Road, and Olympic Drive were ordered to evacuate for several hours yesterday as a fast-moving fire progressed. The call was first sent out around 1 pm yesterday. Sheriff’s deputies were investigating reports of someone setting the fire, and contacted witnesses and the suspect. Air … Continue Reading Fire Evacuations Called for Briefly in Area of Highway 53, Ogulin Road and Olympic Drive

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Redwood Empire Fair Starts Today

The Redwood Empire Fair starts today and runs through Sunday. Presale discounted carnival wristbands are available for purchase til 2 today at Mendo Mill Ukiah, Ukiah Taco Bell, Raley’s, Super Chavez Market, Creative Workshop, and JD Redhouse in Willits.   The fair is officially open at 3 pm.  Seniors 65 and over and kids 6-12 … Continue Reading Redwood Empire Fair Starts Today

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Disaster Resource Center Sets Up On Airport Park Boulevard

The City of Ukiah Planning Commission has approved a permit that will allow the Disaster Resource Center to set up shop in a former veterinary hospital on Airport Park Boulevard. The Ukiah Daily Journal reports Danilla Sands of United Disaster Relief of Northern California is now focused on complying with all conditions set forth by … Continue Reading Disaster Resource Center Sets Up On Airport Park Boulevard

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Lakeport City Council to Notify Delinquent Public Utility Account Holders

At their meeting on Tuesday, the Lakeport City Council held a public hearing on delinquent public utility accounts. The original bill was just over $9,2o0 owed by 18 parcels. The RecordBee says the updated bill is now closer to $8,000. The city will be required to notify the delinquent account owners and give them a … Continue Reading Lakeport City Council to Notify Delinquent Public Utility Account Holders

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Lake County Board of Supers Approves Homelessness Action Plan

Earlier in the week at the meeting of the Lake County Board of Supervisors, the Director of Behavioral Health Services and Program Manager of MHSA and Housing sought approval for a Homelessness Action Plan and the next phase in the application for a grant from the Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention program of just under … Continue Reading Lake County Board of Supers Approves Homelessness Action Plan

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Lake County Has New Assistant County Administrative Officer

Lake County has appointed a new assistant county administrative officer. The LakeCountyNews reports Stephen L. Carter was appointed to the position effective on the 25th of last month. County Administrative Officer Susan Parker appointed Carter to fill her former position. Both Parker and Carter were hired by former County Administrative Officer Carol Huchingson, who retired … Continue Reading Lake County Has New Assistant County Administrative Officer

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Clearlake City Council Agrees to Explore Annexation Proposal

At its meeting late last month, the Clearlake City Council heard a presentation regarding the annexation of 300 acres to the city’s eastern boundary and agreed to explore the proposal.  The annexation of Lake Vista would be the first since Clearlake incorporated in 1980.  After their application for a cannabis project was appealed by concerned … Continue Reading Clearlake City Council Agrees to Explore Annexation Proposal