Californians cut water use by 27 percent in August, marking the third consecutive month that residents and businesses surpassed the 25 percent conservation goal set by Governor Brown to deal with the relentless drought. The figures released by the State Water Resources Control Board showed a slight decrease in savings from the 31 percent posted … Continue reading Californians cut water use in August. →
Redwood Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event for the community this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Redwood Credit Union on Orchard Avenue in Ukiah. Computer Technology & Resource Center will also be on site to collect and recycle e-waste such as old computers, printers, cell phones and personal electronics.
This weekend The Fort Bragg public library is hosting â1,000 Books Before Kindergartenâ kickoff party on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program helps promote reading and building the parent and child bond through books. The Fort Bragg Rotary and Fort Bragg Branch Library will offer stories, entertainers, songs, craft, and fun.
A Santa Rosa man is locked up on a $75,000 bond. 33 year old Aaron Lain was arrested yesterday evening, after he led police on a motorcycle chase through the Clearlake Park area. Police say, While on patrol, two officers saw Lain who was driving at around 50MPH run the stop sign at Eighth and … Continue reading Santa Rosa man arrested after motorcycle chase in Lake County →
The Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild is having the Falling Leaves Quilt Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds this weekend. The quilt guild learned Monday that firefighters who have been fighting the Valley fire are now leaving Lake County and the fairground is available for civilian activities. Lake County News says, the quilt show, … Continue reading Quilt show at Lake County fairgrounds →
The Lakeport Police Department continues to investigate a hit and run crash. It happened last night around 7pm. Lake County News reports, two bicyclists were hit in the area of Martin and Bevins streets by a 1990s model Nissan pickup â described as either silver or light gray in color â that fled the scene … Continue reading Hit and run in Lake County →
City of Ukiah crews worked yesterday at the corner of Peach Street and South Orchard Avenue. Crews poured concrete around new pipe where a hydrant failed last Friday sending thousands of gallons of water into the streets. The cityâs Water and Sewer Maintenance Division says about 15,000 gallons of water leaked onto the streets. None … Continue reading Ukiah fire hydrant repaired →
Starting tomorrow, California courts will give drivers with unpaid traffic tickets a financial break under a limited state amnesty program. Motorists with outstanding tickets originally due on or before Jan. 1, 2013 will be allowed to pay them off at a reduced amount, either 50 or 80 percent of the citation amount, depending on the … Continue reading Amnesty for traffic tickets →
The fierce Valley Fire that struck Cobb Mountain and Hidden Valley Lake not only burned hundreds of homes but thousands of towering pines and oaks. According to scientist and tree expert Greg Giusti of the University of California, many of the oaks and pines that burned were 80 years or older. In fact, some of … Continue reading Fire aftermath will last for decades →