Monday, 17 June 2024

Community

LAKEPORT – The Lakeport Planning Commission will hold its next meeting this coming Wednesday, March 25.


The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the council chamber at Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St.


Agenda items include a public hearing on a Lake County Tribal Health project.


The commission will hold a public hearing and consider an application for an architectural and design review and environmental review to allow the construction of a 19,680-square-foot, two-story addition to an existing outpatient medical clinic and interior renovations to the existing 11,700-square-foot clinic. Deviation of off-street parking and a use permit for building height are also requested.


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KELSEYVILLE – The next meeting of the Lake County Flying Saucer Club will be held on Saturday, March 28.


The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the Taylor Observatory, 5725 Oak Hills Lane, Kelseyville (www.taylorobservatory.org).


Meetings are always on the last Saturday of the month and will continue to be at the Taylor Observatory until further notice.


Vic Stryker will offer a planetarium show.


Come share your UFO experiences. Coffee and cookies will be available.


For more information visit http://meetup.com/lcflyingsaucerclub, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Chip at 263-3391.


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CLEARLAKE – Officers will be elected and bylaws approved by the National Women’s Political Caucus at its Saturday, March 21, kick-off meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Main Street Grill, Clearlake.


These actions, along with the completed organizational meetings, complete certification requirements for the Lake County Caucus. All are welcome to attend.


The NWPC is the only national grassroots organization dedicated to increasing the number of women officials at all levels of government. NWPC was founded in 1971 as the political arm of the women’s movements, working to recruit, and train and support women for elected and appointed office, regardless of party affiliation.


The Caucus reaches across party lines to maximize women’s political energy and make the system work for women. It is committed to serving all women who support bottom-line issues of reproductive freedom, improved child care/dependent care, and the Equal Rights Amendment.


For more information, please call (707) 987-1146 or see www.nwpcca.org.


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Sheriff Rod Mitchell and Republican Women's Federated President Penny Lunt at the February meeting. Photo by Janeane Bogner.
 

 

 

HIDDEN VALLEY LAKE – The Republican Women's Federated will hold its next meeting on Saturday, March 21.


The group will meet at the Greenview Restaurant, 19210 Hartmann Road, Hidden Valley Lake. The business meeting will take place at 11 a.m. with lunch at noon.


Dean Gotham, president of the Lake County Vietnam Veterans of America chapter, will speak at 12:30 p.m. about the moving Vietnam memorial that will visit the county this summer.


The public is welcome to attend.


The group's February meeting hosted Sheriff Rod Mitchell, who was well-received at the Valentine luncheon. No pink shorts or green bologna for Lake County inmates, said Mitchell – it's California law.


Call Janeane Bogner for reservations, 998-3280. To join the club call President Penny Lunt at 998-1386 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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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


– The county of Lake has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for sidewalk upgrades from Fourth Street to Sixth Street. 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.


– PG&E of Santa Rosa has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for utility work 0.7 miles east of Verna Way on Monday, March 23. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate five-minute delays.


Highway 29


– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from 0.1 miles north of Spruce Grove Road to Hofacker Lane Road through Friday, March 20. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.


– AT&T of Walnut Creek has been granted a Caltrans Encroachment Permit for utility work from Bell Park Avenue to 0.2 miles south of Seigler Canyon Road on Friday, March 20, and Monday, March 23. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate five-minute delays.


Highway 281


– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from 0.9 miles west of Tenino Way to Point Lakeview Road beginning Monday, March 23. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#M281AA


MENDOCINO COUNTY


Highway 1


– Construction of a retaining wall about three miles north of Elk will continue. Work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Tuesday, March 24. One-way traffic control with a temporary signal will be in effect 24 hours per day, seven days per week beginning Wednesday, March 25. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. Contractor – Granite Construction of Ukiah.


Highway 101


– 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.


– Caltrans will perform routine maintenance from Wood Street to Commercial Street beginning Sunday, March 22. Work hours are 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sunday and 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays.


Highway 162


– Caltrans will perform culvert repairs near Hosea Creek on Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 20-minute delays.


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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LAKE COUNTY – Two upcoming free seminars will offer community members a chance to learn more about estate planning.


Attorney Dennis Fordham will discuss revocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, and advanced health care directives from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Deeper Life Christian Fellowship, 9980 Mill St. in Lower Lake (corner of Main/Morgan Valley Road, opposite the Lower Lake Schoolhouse Museum).


The following week, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, Fordham will discuss the same topics in Mendo-Lake Credit Union's community room, 963 11th St. in Lakeport.


Both seminars will include 30-minute PowerPoint presentations followed by 20-minute questions and answer sessions. Refreshments will be provided.


To RSVP call Fordham's office at 263-3235.


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