A wildland fire that started on Shasta Road yesterday has been contained. It threatened homes in the Spring Valley area. The fire burned a total of an acre and a half of vegetation and destroyed a pump house. The fire led to a power outage in Spring Valley that impacted 569 customers. PG&E was working […]
Lake County’s Long-Term Recovery Task Force, now focused on the Clayton Fire, will meet Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 6:00 pm. The location of the meeting is the Lower Lake High School Gymnasium located at 9430 Lake Street in Lower Lake, CA. Lake County Administrative Officer, Carol Huchingson reported that she and 5th District Supervisor […]
Those currently receiving CalFresh, living in Lower Lake and Clearlake zip codes at the time of the Clayton Fire will receive automatic replacement of a portion of their CalFresh benefits. This replacement issuance is intended to enable CalFresh households to replace lost perishable foods. CalFresh recipients with benefits issued from August 6-10 will receive 60% […]
The Clearlake Police Department reports that during the Clayton fire nearly two dozen people were arrested for various charges in the evacuated area of the city. Most of the 22 arrests were for being in a closed disaster area. Other arrests were for arrest warrants and for being possession of a controlled substance.
A fire at a Lakeport senior apartment complex yesterday claimed one life and injured several others. The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Lakeview Housing senior apartment complex at 525 Bevins Street. Firefighters from several agencies responded an immediately began working to control the blaze and evacuate the residents. […]
A mother was arrested for DUI after a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 29 yesterday. 25-year-old Yana Bednova was driving the car with her 4-year-old son when she drove off the right side of the highway, overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle. Both Bendova and her son were injured.
North Coast Opportunities and MendoLake Credit Union recently re-opened the Lake County Wildfire Relief Fund in response to the Clayton Fire, and they the NCO is accepting applications for those funds. Find the application form online at https://www.ncoinc.org/clayton-fire/. Currently, donations to the fund total about $10,000.