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Supervisors to pursue mutual termination agreement with public defender firm; option open to continue contract

LAKEPORT, Calif. – In a special Tuesday afternoon meeting, the Board of Supervisors chose to continue working in the short-term with the firm contract...

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Thompson announces more than $63,000 for Lake County Housing Commission

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) announced $63,232 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants for the Lake County ...

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Land Trust annual dinner to feature environmental restoration specialist

UPPER LAKE, Calif. – The Lake County Land Trust’s popular annual dinner is slated for Satu...

Governor signs legislation to ban single-use plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic ...

NATION: CDC and Texas Health Department confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday that, through la...

Council discusses invocation policy and Proposition 47; reestablishes Parks and Recreation Commission

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Policy was established Thursday for participating in the opportunity t...

Local citizens committee formed to oppose measures O and P

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – A new citizens committee has formed to defeat two marijuana-related ...

New Web site to give residents voice on improving county's health

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – A new Web site is being launched to allow Lake County residents to a...

 

California Community Colleges to award bachelor's degrees under historic legislation signed by governor

SACRAMENTO – In an historic first for public higher education in the state, Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed legislation that allows California community colleges to awa...

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Jackson Demonstration State Forest closes park access road through Oct. 3

NORTH COAST, Calif. – Access within Jackson Demonstration State Forest on Road 700 is temporarily closed to all unauthorized motor vehicle traffic.

As Road 700 is the prim...

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World of Words: Reading is fun!

Reading isn't just for education. Reading is supposed to be fun!

It just so happens that reading just for the joy of it also has some big educational benefits for students...

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Governor signs legislation to support California veterans and active-duty personnel

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. last weekend signed legislation to support California’s veterans and active-duty military personnel and their families.

The governor ...

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Westphals: Recognizing acts of kindness

“True meaning is found in the little acts of kindness that spring from the heart.”

There are no truer words to describe the wonderful care and compassion provided through ...

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Brown signs Yamada consumer protection bill

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2251, authorizing county officials to respond to consumer complaints about improper California Redemption Value (CRV) charges, was signed by Go...

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