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Senator McGuire Holding Town Hall Meeting on Great Redwood Trail Project

State Senator Mike McGuire will be holding a virtual town hall this evening to provide updates on the current state of the Great Redwood Trail project, timeline, and information about train construction, wildfire prevention, security, and more. While several Great Redwood Trail segments have already been built or are about to be built in and … Continue Reading Senator McGuire Holding Town Hall Meeting on Great Redwood Trail Project

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Ukiah Announces New Pandemic Utility Bill Assistance Program

Ukiah has announced a new Utility Bill Assistance Program for residents through funding from the States Community Development Block Grant program. The funding will assist low and moderate income households struggling with the economic impacts of the ongoing pandemic and who are having trouble paying past due utility bills. The City will hold public workshops … Continue Reading Ukiah Announces New Pandemic Utility Bill Assistance Program

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Sonoma County Water Agency Works to Keep Water in Lake Mendocino

The Sonoma County Water Agency announced before the holiday that its filed a petition with the State Water Resources Control Board to request a change in the amount of water it is required to release in the Russian River due to a mechanical failure at the PG&E hydroelectric facility, in order to keep more water … Continue Reading Sonoma County Water Agency Works to Keep Water in Lake Mendocino

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Mendocino Public Health Reports First COVID-19 Deaths in Three Weeks

Mendocino Public Health announced three new deaths from COVID-19 yesterday, the first deaths in the last three weeks. Two of those who died were unvaccinated and one fully vaccinated person had underlying conditions. That brings the November death toll to nine and 97 since the pandemic began, there were 149 current cases in isolation with … Continue Reading Mendocino Public Health Reports First COVID-19 Deaths in Three Weeks

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North County Opportunities Has Neu, More User-Friendly Website

North Coast Opportunities has a new website. NCO is the Community Action Agency that serves Lake and Mendocino Counties community needs including disaster response and recovery. Ncoinc.org should provide a more user-friendly experience and a thorough overview of the agency’s services for the six counties it serves. From the homepage, visitors can easily locate information … Continue Reading North County Opportunities Has Neu, More User-Friendly Website

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Lake County Unemployment

Lake County unemployment numbers remained steady last month while state numbers declined. The California Employment Department’s latest report shows that the unemployment rate in the county in October remained at 6.2% for the second month in a row. Lake County had 718 Unemployment Insurance claims in October and 50 claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, compared … Continue Reading Lake County Unemployment

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Lake County Board of Supers Meets Tomorrow, Will Finalize District Re-Draw and Discuss Masking of High School Athletes

The Lake County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting tomorrow morning at 9am in the board chambers at the courthouse to finalize the new supervisisoral districts and discuss a draft ordinance amending the Lake County Code to establish the new boundaries of the supervisorial districts for the county, pursuant to state election code. … Continue Reading Lake County Board of Supers Meets Tomorrow, Will Finalize District Re-Draw and Discuss Masking of High School Athletes

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CHP Conducting Saturation Patrols for the Holiday, Cal Fire Urges Safety in the Kitchen

The CHP will be kicking off a Maximum Enforcement Period starting at 6:01 this evening and continuing through just before midnight on Sunday. All available CHP officers will be on patrol, looking for and ticketing unsafe driving practices and assisting motorists in need. Cal Fire urges residents to be mindful as over half of all … Continue Reading CHP Conducting Saturation Patrols for the Holiday, Cal Fire Urges Safety in the Kitchen

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Middle Mile High Speed Internet Project to Begin Next Year in Lake County

A new high speed internet project is due to begin in Lake County next year. The Middle Mile Project involves high capacity fiber lines capable of carrying large amounts of data at higher speeds over longer distances. The project will install nearly 80 miles of those lines along Highways 20, 175 and 29. The project … Continue Reading Middle Mile High Speed Internet Project to Begin Next Year in Lake County