Wednesday, 17 April 2024

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LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Lake County Registrar of Voters Office will hold its regular pre-election testing of its ballot tabulation computer and software this week.

The agency reported that it will hold a logic and accurate test for the ballot tabulation computer and software to be used for the March 5 Presidential Primary Election on Friday, Feb. 2.

The testing will begin at 9 a.m. in the elections office, 325 N. Forbes St., Lakeport.

All interested persons are invited to observe this test.

The testing is conducted pursuant to regulations of the California State Commission on Voting Machines and Vote Tabulating Devices.

For more information call the Registrar of Voters Office at 707-263-2372 or toll-free at 888-235-6730.

NORTH‌‌ ‌‌COAST, ‌‌ ‌‌Calif. — Caltrans‌‌ ‌‌reports‌‌ ‌‌that‌‌ ‌‌the‌‌ ‌‌following‌‌ ‌‌road‌‌ ‌‌projects‌‌ ‌‌will‌‌ ‌‌be‌‌ ‌‌taking‌‌ ‌‌place‌‌ ‌‌‌around‌‌ ‌‌the‌‌ ‌‌North‌‌ ‌‌Coast‌‌ ‌‌during‌‌ ‌‌the‌‌ ‌‌coming‌‌ ‌‌week. ‌‌ ‌‌‌ ‌
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Included‌‌ ‌‌are‌‌ ‌‌Mendocino‌‌ ‌‌County‌‌ ‌‌projects‌‌ ‌‌that‌‌ ‌‌may‌‌ ‌‌impact‌‌ ‌‌Lake‌‌ ‌‌County‌‌ ‌‌commuters, as well as work in Del Norte and Humboldt counties.
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Caltrans‌‌ ‌‌advises‌‌ ‌‌motorists‌‌ ‌‌to‌‌ ‌‌drive‌‌ ‌‌with‌‌ ‌‌caution‌‌ ‌‌when‌‌ ‌‌approaching‌‌ ‌‌work‌‌ ‌‌areas‌‌ ‌‌and‌‌ ‌‌to‌‌ ‌‌be‌‌ ‌‌‌prepared‌‌ ‌‌to‌‌ ‌‌stop‌‌ ‌‌at‌‌ ‌‌traffic‌‌ ‌‌control‌‌ ‌‌stations. ‌‌ ‌‌‌ ‌
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The‌‌ ‌‌Caltrans‌‌ ‌‌Traffic‌‌ ‌‌Operations‌‌ ‌‌Office‌‌ ‌‌has‌‌ ‌‌reviewed‌‌ ‌‌each‌‌ ‌‌project‌‌ ‌‌and‌‌ ‌‌determined‌‌ ‌‌that‌‌ ‌‌individual‌‌ ‌‌project‌‌ ‌‌delays‌‌ ‌‌are‌‌ ‌‌expected‌‌ ‌‌to‌‌ ‌‌be‌‌ ‌‌less‌‌ ‌‌than‌‌ ‌‌the‌‌ ‌‌statewide‌‌ ‌‌policy‌‌ ‌‌maximum‌‌ ‌‌of‌‌ ‌‌30‌‌ ‌‌minutes‌‌ ‌‌unless‌‌ ‌‌‌noted‌‌ ‌‌otherwise. ‌‌ ‌‌‌ ‌‌‌ ‌

For‌‌ ‌‌updates‌‌ ‌‌to‌‌ ‌‌this‌‌ ‌‌list‌‌ ‌‌check‌‌ ‌‌QuickMap‌‌ ‌‌at‌‌ ‌‌‌www.dot.ca.gov‌‌‌ or‌‌ ‌‌1-800-GAS-ROAD‌‌ ‌‌‌(1-800-427-7623). ‌‌ ‌‌‌ ‌

LAKE COUNTY

Highway 175

Route 175 (19.3/19.5) – Emergency work in Cobb from Estates Drive to Bottle Rock Road will conclude on Friday, January 26. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should expect up to 5-minute delays. LC#P175DA

MENDOCINO COUNTY

Highway 1

Route 1 (31.1/31.6) – Tree work at the Elk Creek Bridge will begin on Monday, January 29. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 10-minute delays. LC#C1VA

Route 1 (50.8/52.2) – Bridge work in Mendocino at the Jack Peters Creek Bridge from Little Lake Road to Surfwood Estates Drive continues. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 15-minute delays. LC#C1VA

Route 1 (75.4/76.1) – Emergency work south of Westport from the Blues Beach Trailhead to the Overlook will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should expect up to 5-minute delays. LC#C1TA

Route 1 (104.9/105.5) – Emergency work in Leggett from Jct Route 271 to the South Fork Eel River Bridge continues. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 10-minute delays. LC#C1UA

Highway 20

Route 20 (39.6/44.1) – Utility work from the Cold Creek Bridge to the Lake County Line continues. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should expect up to 5-minute delays. LC#C20OA

Highway 101

U.S. 101 (33.7/43.2) – Road work south of Willits from Route 20 to Uva Drive in Redwood Valley will continue. Lane closures will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and motorists should expect minor slowdowns. LC#M101QD

U.S. 101 (93.9/94.6) – Electrical work from Elfin Glen to Arnett Drive will begin on Wednesday, January 31. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should expect up to 5-minute delays. LC#P101FA

Highway 162

Route 162 (11/12.6) – Road work south of Dos Rios near the Rodeo Creek Bridge continues. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. weeknights. Motorists should expect up to 10-minute delays. LC#C162IA

Route 162 (28.2/30) – Electrical work in Covelo from Wattenburg Road to the Cal Fire Covelo Fire Station will begin on Monday, January 29. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 15-minute delays. LC#C162CA

Highway 253

Route 253 (15.5/16.5) – Road work from Stipp Lane to Shepherd Lane will occur on Friday, January 26. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should expect up to 5-minute delays. LC#C253AA

DEL NORTE COUNTY

Highway 101

U.S. 101 (8.3/8.6) – Bridge work between Peine Road and Old Hunter Creek Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate up to 10-minute delays. LC#C101KB

U.S. 101 (14.7/15.3) – Road work north of Rudisill Road in the Last Chance Grade area will conclude on Friday, January 26. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 15-minute delays. LC#C101IC

U.S. 101 (22.7/23.8) – Emergency work south of Crescent City from Hamilton Road to Humboldt Road continues. Lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and motorists should expect minor slowdowns in the area. LC#C101EB

U.S. 101 (35.8/36.5) – Bridge work at the Dr. Fine Bridge will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate up to 10-minute delays. LC#C101WA

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Highway 36

Route 36 (11/11.5) – Bridge work from Pamplin Grove to Redwood House Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C36UA

Route 36 (25.3/25.4) – Bridge work at Little Larabee Creek will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C36UA

Route 36 (37.2/37.4) – Slipout repair near Burr Valley Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#C36DA

Highway 96

Route 96 (6/6.6) – Slide removal work north of Willow Creek near Sugar Bowl Ranch Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Occasional full closures will occur, weather permitting. Motorists should anticipate up to 30-minute delays. LC#C96MA

Route 96 (27/27.6) – Construction work near Bluff Creek Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 10-minute delays. LC#C96LA

Route 96 (29.9) – Bridge work at Slate Creek Bridge will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C96KA

Highway 101

U.S. 101 (67.5/67.7) – Emergency work south of Salmon Creek Bridge will continue. Southbound lane closures will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#M101AA

U.S. 101 (78.3/78.7) – Road work in Eureka from C Street to J Street will continue. Lane closures will be in effect and motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns. LC#C101HD

U.S. 101 (88.3) – Ramp work in Arcata at Route 299 will continue. A full on ramp closure going from 299 onto 101 North will be in effect and motorists should use an alternative route. LC#C101KD

Highway 254

Route 254 (3.2/4.3) – Bridge work between State Park Road and Fish Creek Road will continue. A full closure of this portion of highway will be in effect. Motorists should choose an alternate route. LC#C254CA

Route 254 (4.3/4.8) – Road work north of Fish Creek Road continues. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should expect 5-minute delays. LC#C254DA

Highway 299

Route 299 (1.3/4.5) – Road work from west of the Mad River Bridge to east of the Mill Creek Bridge will continue. Lane closures will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and motorists should expect minor delays. LC#C299HA

Route 299 (24.3/24.7) - Emergency work near Chezem Road will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#C299GA

Route 299 (32.1/32.5) - Construction work near East Fork Campground will continue. One-way traffic control will be in effect. Motorists should anticipate 5-minute delays. LC#C299LA

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Cannabis Ordinance Task Force.

Interested applicants must reside within southern Lake County.

This appointment would be effective upon appointment by the Board of Supervisors at the Feb. 27 meeting.

Applications are available at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk of the Board Office, Room 109, 255 N. Forbes St., Lakeport, or online at www.lakecountyca.gov on the Board of Supervisors page. Please note that the membership on the above referenced advisory board is voluntary.

For additional information, please contact Assistant Clerk of the Board Johanna DeLong at 707-263-2580 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County California Women For Agriculture announced its latest round of mini grants for K-6 elementary schools in support of their school garden projects.

Each of the following schools was awarded $250 based on applications submitted by the school’s teacher or garden coordinator:

• Kelseyville Elementary School, Dorothy Torres, volunteer garden coordinator.
• Riviera Elementary School, Michelle Malm, Riviera Roots garden volunteer coordinator.
• Coyote Valley Elementary School, Matt Coit, principal.
• Cobb Mountain Elementary School, Angie Winchester, garden educator.
• Lakeport Elementary School, Chloe Rojas, third grade teacher/garden coordinator.
• Pomo Elementary School, Mitchell Johns, first grade teacher/garden coordinator.

Proposed projects included requests for seeds, planting materials, kid-sized gloves, garden tools, tomato cages, greenhouses and materials to build a farm stand.

The goal of each program is to have students learn to work in the garden and see where food comes from and how they can use it to make delicious and healthy meals.

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants to fill five general membership and two alternate vacancies on the Lake County Building Board of Appeals for a two-year term.

The purpose of this board is to act as a hearing board to appeal decisions of the building official and the building and safety director.

Interested parties must reside within the boundaries of Lake County, be qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and are not employees of the jurisdiction.

Applications are available at the Lake County Courthouse, Clerk of the Board Office, Room 109, 255 N. Forbes St., Lakeport, or online at www.lakecountyca.gov on the Board of Supervisors page. Please note that membership on the above referenced board is voluntary.

LAKEPORT, Calif. — The Lake County Library is fostering inclusivity by offering a myriad of free resources specially tailored to empower individuals with low vision.

Informational meetings about the library’s free low vision resources will now take place on the fourth Thursday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lakeport branch.

Library Technician Amy Patton will explain all the free resources available from the Lake County Library.

Resources covered will include large type books, mp3 players, eAudiobooks, books on CD and more.

Occupational therapist Chloe Karl will present vision support exercises based on Bates and Natural Health methods.

Patton can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Visit the Lake County Library at https:/library.lakecountyca.gov, on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/LakeCountyLibrary, Twitter @LakeCoLibrary, Instagram@lakecountylibrary, YouTube @lakecountycalibrary, and TikTok @ lakecountycalibrary.

To contact the Lakeport library by phone, call 707-263-8817.

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18Apr
04.18.2024 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Earth Day celebration
20Apr
04.20.2024 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration
Calpine Geothermal Visitor Center
20Apr
04.20.2024 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Boatique Wines Stand-up Comedy Night
25Apr
04.25.2024 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FireScape Mendocino workshop
27Apr
04.27.2024 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northshore Ready Fest
27Apr
04.27.2024 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Prescription Drug Take Back Day
27Apr
04.27.2024 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Inaugural Team Trivia Challenge
5May
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Cinco de Mayo
6May
05.06.2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Senior Summit

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