News briefs for Jan. 2


What are the county's top stories of 2006?

LAKE COUNTY – There was an election, major wilderness legislation signed into law, major crimes committed and people who passed from our midst. So, what were the county's top stories for 2006?

Lake County News invites its readers to weigh in on what they think were the county's top stories for the past year.

E-mail your ideas to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or check into the forums on our Discussion page.

Neighborhood Watch group meets

LUCERNE – A group of concerned Lucerne citizens plans to meet Wednesday to discuss reforming the town's Neighborhood Watch and Community Patrol.

The group will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Kapitan's on Highway 20 in Lucerne to go over paperwork and discuss board membership. Donna Christopher, who is helping with the effort, said a meeting will take place later in the month at the senior center to elect a new board.

For more information call Christopher at 274-8482.

County libraries reopen Jan. 3

LAKE COUNTY - All branches of the Lake County Library system will be closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 2, to observe New Year’s Day.

Normal hours at all branches will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 3.

Call your local branch if you have any questions.