Saturday, 25 May 2024

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LAKEPORT – The intrepid members of the Clear Lake Trowel and Trellis Garden Club will brave the rainy forecast and hold their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 2.

The sale will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Savings Bank of Mendocino, 650 N. Main St., Lakeport.

Featured will be plants and garden items at affordable prices.

The funds raised will support the group’s civic beautification projects and its two $1,000 scholarships for Lake County students.

LAKE COUNTY – If you want to vote in the state's upcoming special election, you have until May 4 to register, according to Lake County Registrar of Voters Diane Friday.


The statewide special election is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 19.


Voters will have the opportunity to vote for or against six state propositions: Propositions 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E and 1F. If you have not received your copy of the Official Voter Information Guide which contains information on each proposition from the California Secretary of State’s Office in the mail, you may contact the Registrar of Voters Office at 263-2372 for a copy to be mailed to you.


Please be aware that new residents of Lake County, and registered voters who have moved to a new address, changed their mailing address within the County, or changed their name, that you need to re-register in order to be eligible to vote in the upcoming Statewide Special Election.


Don't delay – the last day to register to vote for the May 19 Statewide Special Election is Monday, May 4.


The completed voter registration form must be either personally delivered to the Registrar of Voters Office on or before May 4 or postmarked on or before May 4 and received by mail by the Registrar of Voters Office.


Please be aware that pursuant to Section 2101 of the California Elections Code: "A person entitled to register to vote shall be a United States citizen, a resident of California, not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony, and at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election".


Residents may register to vote at the Lake County Registrar of Voters Office, Room 209, Courthouse, Lakeport or may phone the Registrar's Office at 707-263-2372 for information. Registration forms are also available at most local post offices, libraries, senior centers, City Offices, and Chamber of Commerce offices.

CLEARLAKE The Lake County Democratic Central Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 7.

The committee will meet at 7 p.m. at the Redbud Library Community Room,14785 Burns
Valley Road, Clearlake.

The committee's guest will be Lisa Maldonado, executive director of the North Bay Labor Council. Maldonado will discuss the Employee Free Choice Act and the campaign for the bill's passage.

Meetings are open to the public and committee membership is open to all registered Democrats.

Contact the Democratic Party of Lake County at 707-277-0713 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NORTH COAST – Caltrans reports that the following road projects will be taking place around Lake County during the coming week.

 

Included are Mendocino County projects that may impact Lake County commuters.

 

LAKE COUNTY

 

Highway 20


– A highway widening project from Government Street to Upper Lake Lucerne Road will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 20-minute delays. Contractor – Argonaut Constructors of Santa Rosa.

– The County of Lake has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for sidewalk upgrades from Fourth Street to Sixth Street in Lucerne. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weekdays. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

 

Highway 29


– Bridge deck repairs at Putah Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. Contractor – DeBruin Construction Inc. of Stockton.

– Bridge deck repairs at Siegler Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday though Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. Contractor – DeBruin Construction Inc. of Stockton.

 

Highway 175

– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from the junction of Route 29/53 to Davis Street on Wednesday, May 6. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A shoulder closure will be in effect. Motorists are advised to drive with caution through the work area and may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from Davis Street to the junction of Route 20/53 on Monday, May 4, Tuesday, May 5, and Thursday, May 7. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.



MENDOCINO COUNTY

Highway 1


– Construction of a retaining wall about three miles north of Elk will continue. One-way traffic control with a temporary signal will be in effect 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. Contractor – Granite Construction of Ukiah.

– AT&T of Fort Bragg has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for utility work from Little River Airport Road to Cabrillo Drive. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays. Intermittent one-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate five-minute delays.

– The city of Fort Bragg has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for sidewalk and sewer upgrades from Walnut Street to Pine Avenue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., weekdays. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

– Storm damage repair about 9 miles north of Hardy Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate five-minute delays. Contractor – Maggiora and Ghilotti, Inc. of San Rafael.

Highway 101

 

– The Hopland Passport Association has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit to hold the Hopland Passport event from Rosetti Creek Bridge to 0.5 miles north of First Street on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Brief intermittent closures will be in effect to allow for pedestrian crossing. Motorists should anticipate
five-minute delays.

– Roadway repair due to pavement deterioration from 3.6 miles south of Ridgewood Ranch Road to 1.9 miles south of Ridgewood Ranch Road will continue. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

– Paving near Confusion Hill will take place beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, May 4, and continuing through 3 p.m. on Friday, May 8. One-way traffic control using a pilot car will be in effect 24 hours per day. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. Contractor –
MCM Construction of North Highlands.

– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from the Red Mountain Creek Bridge to the Humboldt/Mendocino County line beginning Monday, May 4. Work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction of travel. Motorists may experience minor traffic slowdowns.

 

Highway 128

– AT&T of Walnut Creek has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for utility work from 0.9 miles west of Big Oaks Drive to Mountain House Road. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate five-minute delays.

 

Highway 162

– A bridge widening project at Outlet Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. Contractor – Viking Construction Co. Inc. of Rancho Cordova.

 

Highway 253


– A bridge widening project at Anderson Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. Contractor – Viking Construction Co. Inc. of Rancho Cordova.

– A bridge widening project at Soda Creek Bridge will continue. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 15-minute delays. Contractor – Viking Construction Co. Inc. of Rancho Cordova.

For information pertaining to emergency roadwork or for updates to scheduled roadwork, please contact the California Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 1-800-GAS-ROAD (1-800-427-7623).

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SACRAMENTO – Lake County Republican President Penny Lunt attended the Sacramento Tea Party rally on April 15, 2009.


Lunt is pictured giving an American flag to attorney Robert Schell from Jackson at the State Capitol.


At the Taxed Enough Already Tea Rally it was noted that California has the highest state sales tax in the nation.

 

 

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UPPER LAKE – The Scotts Valley Grange will host a crafts show and hamburger lunch in downtown Upper Lake on Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2.

 

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall on Main Street.

 

For more information call Susie Hudelson at 707-274-9338.

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