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Facts about homelessness in the Bay Area
Here are some facts about homelessness in the Bay Area:. ● California has 3.5 million fewer homes than needed, according to a 2016 McKinsey Global Institute study. The average California home costs 2.5 times the national average while average California rent is 50 percent higher than the national av
The 5th annual Middletown Chili and Salsa Cook-Off is coming
MIDDLETOWN – The 5th Annual Chili and Salsa Cook-Off will take place at Middletown Square Park on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. This annual event draws in crowds from all around the county and surrounding areas. A delicious barbecue lunch can be purchased beginning at 11 a.m,, serviced by the
Transbay Terminal repairs reach construction milestone with removal of temporary supports
SAN FRANCISCO — Temporary steel beams supporting the Salesforce Transit Center will be removed over the next month, marking a major milestone in repair work at the center, officials said Friday.
Mendocino receives new federal funding for wildfire recovery, broadband, and more
MENDOCINO Co., 4/19/19 — Mendocino County has been awarded almost $400,000 in federal disaster relief funds towards wildfire recovery, which will also support infrastructure development and the county's economic resiliency and broadband plans. The funding is expected to create 30 news jobs, includin
Ukiah High seniors collaborate with Clean River Alliance on project
The struggle to create and maintain an environmentally-aware community in Mendocino County has proven to be more difficult than it seems. Four seniors at Ukiah High have recognized this and as a result, have focused their senior projects on helping create a way for the homeless population to aid in
Ukiah High Tracksters break losing streak
It was one of those special April blustery afternoons, with more friendly cumulus clouds billowing forth than grey, ominous nimbus clusters in the beautiful Ukiah Valley as the UHS track team collided with the Lobos of Elsie Allen High School (Santa Rosa) at Wildcat Stadium. It was the first dual me
Traffic fatality on Alhambra Avenue
On Friday, April 19 at 2:38 p.m., Martinez Police Department Officers responded to a report of a head-on traffic collision on Alhambra Ave. at Alhambra Valley Rd. Officers arrived and located two involved vehicles. Both vehicles were occupied by a single driver.
Repairs to Salesforce Transit Center to Cause Nightly Fremont Street Closure
After fractures were discovered in some of the steel beams that make up the new Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) installed a temporary shoring support system to enable crews to conduct repairs.
Lakeport chief releases first-quarter crime report
LAKEPORT — Lakeport Chief of Police Brad Rasmussen presented a first-quarter report on crime statistics within the city limits during a Lakeport City Council meeting Tuesday.
STD Awareness Month in Lake County: Talk, test, treat
LAKE COUNTY — Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) have been on the rise in Lake County, the State of California and the United States.
Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
On Friday, the Bay Area will remain cloudy, with its customary scatterings of dense fog. A light wind will pick up in the morning and strengthen slightly throughout the afternoon. The daily high will be in the 50s to upper 60s.
National Merit Scholarships: And the Bay Area winners are …
Dozens of Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation this week released the names of more than 1,000 high school seniors nationwide who won scholarship awards f
Coyote Rescued by Ukiah CHP Officer
While on routine patrol, Officer Holzhauer observed an animal blocking the northbound lane of US-101 at the Willits Bypass. As he slowed, he observed the animal raise its’ head and saw the repeated rise of its’ chest.
Bay Area Book Festival highlights power of works in translation
Imagine a world without Dostoevsky. Without Kafka or Plato or Shakyamuni Buddha or the Bible. All these literary works came to readers through translators. In Berkeley, interest in translated literature is particularly keen.
Fred-Mota, Griffin homers back Sapeta one-hitter
LOWER LAKE — Lily Griffin and Xelin Fred-Mota left the yard on Friday afternoon, each homering in Lower Lake’s 6-1 North Central League I softball win over the Kelseyville Knights at Lower Lake High School.
State honors Lakeport Fire for 125 years of service
LAKEPORT — Together with firefighters, staff, and members of the Lakeport Fire Department’s governing board, Lakeport Fire Chief Rick Bergem (right of plaque) and firefighter Brandon Morin (left of plaque) hold a California state legislative resolution delivered Tuesday to the department honoring La
Trojans stun Knights 4-1 in NCL I action
LOWER LAKE — The Lower Lake Trojans won’t win the North Central League I varsity baseball championship in 2019, but they’ll have a say in who does. They embraced that spoiler’s role on Friday afternoon, avenging a 5-0 loss earlier this season to Kelseyville with a 4-1 victory over those same Knights
Witter Springs Chronicles: A Big Surprise
A funny thing happened to me on my way rounding the corner on my way through the ninth decade of my years on this small blue mudball in space. I got tired. I didn’t know why. The three acres of grass I was cutting on my hill was the same three acres it’s been for fifty years. It’s never changed. Sti
FlowKana purchasing Hopland property housing Solar Living Center and Emerald Pharms
MENDOCINO Co,, 4/17/19 — Cannabis distributor FlowKana will be purchasing the Hopland property containing the Solar Living Institute(or EcoTerra), retail store Real Goods, and dispensary Emerald Pharms, a move first announced by Solar Living Institute founder John Schaeffer in an organizational news
Review: Bay Area Stage’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ a feast of humor, heart
VALLEJO — Bay Area Stage’s current production, “Steel Magnolias” is a powerful piece of theater filled with humor and heart – sometimes at the same time. In fact, my all-time favorite line from the show is “Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion.”