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Holiday gas prices will hold steady

Local gas prices are expected to change little during the Fourth of July weekend, and are lower than Wednesday’s statewide average of $2.90 per gallon, according to an industry expert. More from Lin McDowell… State Board of Equalization officials also said earlier this week the excise tax on gas will drop by 2.2 cents, […]

Arrest Made in Lucerne Hit and Run Case

An arrest has been made in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a girl in Lucerne. 27-year-old Andrew James Gravlee, of Nice, was arraigned in Lake County Superior Court yesterday and will return to court next week to enter a plea. On Sunday, a U-Haul pickup hit a 2002 Honda Accord parked on the side […]

Albion Man Faces Charges for Violent Behavior at Local Bar

A man is facing several charges for violent behavior at a local bar. Mendocino County Sherriff’s Deputies were called to Dick’s Place in Mendocino yesterday regarding a patron who’d been asked to leave due to unwanted behavior. When the man, 31-year old James Herriot from Albion, .remained outside the bar, an employee, 31-year old Patrick […]

Vehicle Crashes into Pole and Fence in Lucerne

A Pacific Gas and Electric crew had to make repairs to a utility poll in Lucerne yesterday after a vehicle crashed into it. The crash, which happened Highway 20, also caused damage to the wooden fence surrounding the playground at Lucerne Harbor Park across the highway. No children were injured – and the condition of […]

Have Coffee with the Congressman Tomorrow

Cogressman Mike Thompson is hosting a “Coffee with the Congressman” tomorrow at Grinders Steep Coffee House in Middletown from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Lake County residents are invited to talk with the Congressman and learn about the services available to constituents through his local offices.

Battle over a new Dollar General store continues unabated

The battle over a new Dollar General store continues unabated…more from Lin McDowell… ((Dollar General opponents are no closer to stopping the development from proceeding in Redwood Valley, as a Mendocino County Superior Court judge has been no more swayed than he was in April. The Ukiah Daily Journal is reporting that, last week, […]

Reservoir Fire Fully Contained

The Reservoir fire in eastern Lake County is now fully contained. Cal Fire firefighters were able to hold the blaze at 215 acres yesterday and as of yesterday evening, had it at 75-percent containment. It was fully contained after midnight. Crews spent most of the day yesterday establishing containment lines around the south part of […]