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Machete attack suspect tries to fire attorney

LAKEPORT >> After failing in an attempt to fire his court appointed attorney, Anthony Robert Hammond entered a plea of not guilty to charges including assault with a deadly weapon. The 35 year old Clearlake man appeared at the Lake County Superior Court in Lakeport for his arraignment, but had filed

LAKE COUNTY RECORD BEE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Women's Civic Club helps Family Resource Center

LAKEPORT >> Lakeport Women's Civic Club President Clare Stenge was on hand Wednesday to provide Lake Family Resource Center Director Jennifer Dodd and Financial Director Lisa Fronsman with a check for $3,000 to fund some new washing machines at the Main St. Kelseyville facility. After years of opera

LAKE COUNTY RECORD BEE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Will you be able to guess the killer?

CLEARLAKE >> Those fun 1920s flappers are fueling up at their local speakeasy getting ready for the Soroptimist Mystery Dinner Theatre, Friday, September 22, at the Cornelison Event Center (KEC) in Clearlake. As the mystery unfolds on stage you can enjoy wine (if you know the speakeasy password!) an

LAKE COUNTY RECORD BEE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

TODAY: Coro de Paz (Children's Peace Choir) First rehearsal and Registration Day

Coro de Paz is the new community children's peace choir in Cloverdale. ALL children in grades 2-5 (ages 7-11) are welcome to register and join. The choir will sing songs about Peace, Justice, and Joy -- and the registration day/1st rehearsal is coordinated with the UN's International Day of Peace. T

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-19 15:57:00

Trump's DACA decision depresses attendance at Ukiah citizenship classes

Dave Gengoux gives a lesson on the founding of the United States during the U.S. Citizenship class at the Ukiah Adult School. Students will need to demonstrate a working knowledge of US history during their citizenship interviews. Sometimes on her breaks while working at Walmart, Teresa Inacio mig

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Sustainable Tech program benefits from experienced local instructors

In 2011, Mendocino College began its Sustainable Construction and Energy Technology program, offering practical, hands-on instruction for several types of students: homeowners who wanted to do their own renovations, industry professionals who wanted to expand their skills and keep up with regulation

WILLITS NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Victims of Windsor-area car theft want harsher punishment

There are times when a car is more than just a car. For instance, when your car is a 1965 Mustang convertible, a 1932 Ford Roadster or a rare 1967 Lincoln Continental convertible, you're not just driving a car. You're in possession of a relic. A memory. A prized possession. Those cars are part of th

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-18 20:56:00

In Our Opinion: San District telling more tall tales

Wasting more of its own ratepayers money, the Ukiah Valley Sanitation District has now hired a media consultant to spin its tall tales about recent payments to the San District from the City of Ukiah. The San District took out a full page ad in the Ukiah Daily Journal on Thursday to try to convince

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Tomiko Jones showing photos in Ukiah

In her Rattlesnake Lake photographs, Jones explores a watershed through the lens of her camera with a blurred figure moving in and out of sharpness throughout the series of prints. Chris Pugh-Ukiah Daily Journal. Tomiko Jones looks at the world through her photographic lens, and finds connections

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Truck loses wheel on Hwy 101, sparks fire south of Ukiah

A grape truck heading south of Ukiah lost a wheel on Highway 101 Tuesday afternoon, sparking a fire that headed up a hill near Hopland, threatening two homes and sending up huge plumes of smoke that could be seen for miles. Chief Mitch Franklin of the Hopland Fire Department said his crews were disp

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Ukiah to review local preference bidding policy

The Ukiah City Council Wednesday will be asked to award a contract for the work to upgrade the intersection of Highway 101 and Talmage Road in anticipation of the opening of a Costco warehouse to Ghilotti Construction Company of Santa Rosa. According to the staff report prepared for the Sept. 20 mee

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Sonoma County vineyards to build bunkhouses 172 seasonal farmworkers

Eyeing both the region's persistent lack of affordable homes and the more recent labor shortage in its signature wine industry, Sonoma County has approved plans for five vineyards to build housing for 172 farmworkers. The Board of Supervisors authorized agreements on Sept. 12 for two 37-bed bunkhous


'Big Pave' on schedule

A $20 million freeway paving project is making good progress, even as crews start planning for winter rain interruptions. Dubbed "The Big Pave" by State Senator Mike McGuire, who helped procure funding for the project, DeSilva Gates Construction Limited is engaged in nighttime work on a stretch of H

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-18 23:07:00

Local rail advocates: Line restoration to be long, costly undertaking

The North Coast Railroad Authority reaffirmed its desire this week to restore railroad service in Humboldt and Mendocino counties. But with the authority facing a running deficit, ongoing lawsuits by environmental organizations, a potential $1 billion plus price tag, an unwilling freight partner and

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

University of Louisville to end funding for campus newspaper

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The University of Louisville is planning to cease funding for the campus newspaper amid the school's $48 million budget shortfall. The Courier-Journal reports that school officials told the student journalism staff that funding for the Louisville Cardinal newspaper would ceas

SFGATE - 2017-09-18 21:54:00

Art After Dark 4th Fridays wraps up inaugural summer season, Sept. 22

Healdsburg Center for the Arts in partnership with the City of Healdsburg's community Services Department will sponsor Art After Dark 4th Fridays on downtown Plaza Street this Friday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The street will be brimming with fine art and craft display, theater performance, live

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:27:00

Analy, El Mo volleyballers notch wins

It was an exciting week on the high school volleyball court for local teams, as El Molino and Analy each notched wins in Sonoma County League action. The Tigers (3-0, 9-3) stayed unbeaten on the SCL circuit with three set wins over Healdsburg and Piner, while the Lions (1-2, 6-8) fell to Piner befor

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-19 00:29:00

Mostly business at next HUSD meeting

The busiest person of the evening at the next Healdsburg Unified School District Board of Trustees meetimng will be Director of Curriculum and Instruction Erin Fender, who will be on hand to make a presentation on the instructional focus and curriculum for the 2017-18 school year and then lead the p

SONOMAWEST.COM - 2017-09-18 23:32:00

El Mo tops Lady Dragon golfers

The Lady Dragon golfers on Sept. 14, fell to El Molino, 329-346. For Sonoma, Alison Perkins shot a 64, Kayla Minehan shot 68, Sabrina Baker shot 69, Jacky Barrigan a 72 and Sonoma's fifth player was absent for a 72. For El Molino, Lily Dimond shot 44, Jordyn Wilson a 71, Michelle Garcia-Lopez a 71,

SONOMA INDEX TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 01:36:00

Dance studio opens in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN >> Kim's Dance Factory, a professional dance studio, is now open in Middletown under the direction and ownership of experienced dance teacher, Kim Green. Located in the Middletown plaza, just across from Middletown High School, the studio offers classes in tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop. C

LAKE COUNTY RECORD BEE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00