EAS Test Will Be At 11:20 AM Today

A reminder, there will be a nationwide test of the emergency response alert system, including all cell phone systems today around 11:20 p.m. today, rather than 12:20 as previously reported, with the EAS portion of the test going to tv and radio, and the wireless emergency system will send a text alert, and that text … Read more

The East Region Town Hall Meets Today at 4

The East Region Town Hall, or ERTH, will meet this afternoon at 4.  The guest speaker will be Community Development Department Director Mireya Turner, who will give a Clearlake Oaks Roadmap Taskforce update, the Cannabis Ordinance Task Force update, and commercial cannabis projects.  The group will also get an update on Spring Valley.

Plowshares Annual Fundraiser is Saturday

The 17th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser is being held this Saturday at Plowshares on State Street.  The event is Plowshare’s main fundraiser of the year.  The plowshares program’s mission is to make sure that no one in the community goes hungry.  Tickets are still available and can be found at plowsharesfeeds.org.

Clearlake City Council Meets Tomorrow Evening at 6.

he Clearlake City Council meets tomorrow evening at 6. The council will consider increasing what it pays the Downey Brand Law firm to represent the City in litigations. The retainer would increase by half, going from $250,000 annually to $500,000. The city manager’s report states that a recent onslaught of challenges by the Koi Nation … Read more

Nationwide EAS Test Tomorrow, Including Cell Phones

FEMA has announced that it will broadcast a nationwide test of the emergency response alert system, and for the second time ever to all cel phone systems. The test is scheduled for around 12:20 p.m. tomorrow, with the EAS portion of the test going to tv and radio, and the wireless emergency system will send … Read more

State Controller Announces Property Tax Postponement Program Open

The State Controllers office has announced that applications for property tax deferment are now being processed. The Property Tax Postponement Program allows senior homeowners, or those who are blind or otherwise disabled and meet state requirements to postpone their property tax payments. Funding for PTP is limited, and applications will be processed beginning Oct. 2 … Read more

Lakeport PD Hosting National Night Out Against Crime Tomorrow

The Lakeport Police Department will host the National Night Out Against Crime in Library Park from 4 to 7 p.m. today. The Kiwanis Club of Lakeport will be barbecuing hot dogs. There will be a variety of local agencies with booths. The event is free. Find more information on the Lakeport Police Department’s Facebook page.

Guest at Lakeport Warming Shelter Dies

A death at the warming center in Lakeport is under investigation. TheLakeCountyNews reports the Lake County Sheriff’s office and the coroner were called after a male shelter guest was found dead in his bed in the early morning hours. The decendent was know by the staff to be a respectful guest, following the rules of … Read more