Northshore Youth Club, a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and recreational programs for underserved youth in the community was presented with a generous donation of $9,450 from 100+ Women Strong.
The City Council of the City of Lakeport does hereby designate May
2023 as California Tourism Month
in the City of Lakeport.
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 08-08 of Lake County will hold a complimentary Life Jacket Giveaway for children on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the Library Park gazebo in Lakeport starting at 10:00 am.
The Lake County Historical Society and Ely Stage Stop Museum will hold its annual picnic on May 21st, from 12 pm till 3 pm. The picnic will take place at the museum at 9921 Soda Bay Road (just north of Kitt’s Corner) under the oaks by the 1906 Cable Car.
There’s still time to apply for the 4th Annual Small Business Competition, Hands Up Lake County. The deadline to apply for a chance to win from $5,000 to $30,000 is May 31.
Middletown Cemetery, located at 16357 Butts Canyon Rd., is proud to once again host our Memorial Day Veterans remembrance service on Monday, May 29, beginning at 9 AM. There will be a presentation of wreaths purchased by local merchants and service organizations in honor of our Veterans. For 21 years, the students enrolled in the Middletown High School Floral Design class have designed the wreaths.
My Divas are looking for new members. This professional women’s acapella vocal group has been delighting audiences in Lake County and beyond since 2011 with a repertoire that boasts “music of the ages” from Renaissance period pieces and Victorian-style Christmas carols to modern jazz and doo-wop. The group recently decided to expand its number from 6 to 8 women.
Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-04) announced that Katherine Dowling, a junior at Davis Senior High School, was chosen as the winner of the 2023 Congressional Art Competition from California’s Fourth District.
Monthly nature walks continue to be hosted on the second Saturday of each month at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park. The next guided walk will be held on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 8:30 am.
Back in 1992, Mark Nichols, an artist and blacksmith from Middletown, began throwing a group birthday party for himself and friends whose birthdays fell under the zodiac sign of Taurus and thus began 31 years of a long-standing Middletown community tradition-The Taurus Party. This year The Middletown Art Center is honored to host the return of The Taurus Party!
Lake County is thrilled to announce that E Center WIC is the first organization in Lake County that has achieved designation as Blue Zones Project Approved™. As the first approved Blue Zones Project – Lake County Worksite, they are leading the way for our county to become a fully certified Blue Zones Project in July 2026,” said Blue Zones Project – Lake County Executive Director, Jamey Gill.
Candidates will describe what they consider to be the top 3 to 5 significant issues or priorities in regard to recreation in Lake County and their thoughts about addressing these concerns. For more information, contact Nicholas Walker, (707) 263-5615, Ext. 301.
PG&E Grants Totaling $900,000 Available to Groups Supporting Environmental Stewardship and Climate Resilience
The PG&E Corporation Foundation (PG&E Foundation) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) are now accepting applications for their Better Together Nature Positive Innovation and Resilience Hubs grant programs totaling $900,000 this year for projects and initiatives dedicated to environmental stewardship and climate resilience.
The 2023 season for the Power Saver Rewards Program launched yesterday, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) residential electric customers are encouraged to register now. The program rewards participants for temporarily reducing energy use when the demand for electricity is high. Last year, PG&E customers received over $55 million in bill credits.
The Lake County Community and Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Camm Linden, will perform at the beginning of Lake County Symphony’s “Pre-Mother’s Day Concert” at 2 p.m., May 7, at the Soper Reese Theatre.
Fans of the Lake County Symphony should get ready for a magical day for the upcoming Mother’s Day performance by the Lake County Symphony Orchestra. Due to a scheduling conflict with the Ukiah Symphony, which is playing their concert on Mother’s Day this year, Lake County Symphony’s performance will be on May 7, one week earlier than usual.
The lake levels are better than they’ve been in many years, and the catfish derby is back to normal. Large crowds are expected for the annual family-oriented fishing derby known near and far as the biggest derby of its kind west of the Mississippi. Derby fishing starts at noon on May 19 and ends at noon on May 21 with an awards ceremony where prizes this year total $10,000.
The Countywide Community Visioning Forum Planning Committee is very pleased to invite residents to attend “Honoring All Voices: Exploring Respect, Fairness, and Inclusion in Lake County.” This second Community Forum will welcome input and experiences from all gathered through questions.
Mendocino College is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $2.6 million Hispanic Serving Institutions grant from the U.S. Department of Education through a highly competitive process. The grant will support the college’s ongoing efforts to enhance student success and retention, with a specific focus on supporting Latinx students.
The E Center Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) released its May 2023 appointment scheduling notice. The nationwide, federally sponsored WIC nutrition program provides nutrition education, support and help with breastfeeding, community and healthcare referrals, and supplemental food benefits to eligible pregnant women, new moms, postpartum women, infants, and children under the age of five.
The City of Lakeport and the Lakeport Public Works Department would like to express our appreciation and thanks to all who participated in the Spring 2023 Lakeport Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 29, 2023.
The County of Lake Parks and Recreation Division recently constructed an outdoor trail and installed multiple fitness stations at Lucerne Creek Park. Located along the shores of Lucerne Creek, this is an outstanding expanded recreational and fitness opportunity for North Shore residents.
Cheryl is a whippersnapper with prose and humor. She’s tough and loving, and takes no shit. And she can tell a story that won’t make you want to close the book. “Idleness is not the root of all evil, as the Jones would have you think. It is the fertilizer, which is required, if you wish to Grow Damn It!”
Hospice Services of Lake County is beginning another series of in-person meetings to help adults who have experienced the death of a loved one, either recently or in the past. A separate group specific to adults who have lost an important person resulting from suicide will be held by Zoom. Both groups start on April 20 and run eight weeks on Thursdays through June 8.
Mendocino College and the Lake County Theatre Company have joined forces for nearly a decade to bring Shakespeare’s celebrated plays to the local stage. Shakespeare at the Lake will return this summer with its 8th annual production. This year’s offering is Measure for Measure.