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Mandatory Evacuation Order for Elk Fire Lifted

The mandatory evacuation for residents on White Rock Canyon Road was lifted last night. Due to the Elk Fire, Elk Mountain Road at Rancheria Road remains closed to everyone except residents. The road closure will be re-evaluated this morning. Those who live near White Rock Canyon Road are still under an Advisory Evacuation and should … Continue reading Mandatory Evacuation Order for Elk Fire Lifted

Laytonville Stabbing Suspect Takes Plea Deal

The 19-year-old suspect in the Laytonville stabbing deaths of two people, is taking a plea deal. Talen Barton is accused of stabbing two people to death in July, as well as injuring two others. Barton has agreed to plead guilty to the premeditated killings Teo Palmieri, 17, and his father, Coleman Palmieri, 52. They are … Continue reading Laytonville Stabbing Suspect Takes Plea Deal

Traffic Advisory for Lake Couny Fair

The Lakeport Police Department has issued a traffic safety advisory for the Lake County Fair Parade today. Starting at 5:00 PM, Main St from 9th Street to C St and Martin St from Estep St. to Main St will be closed for the Lake County Fair Parade. The Parade will start at 5:30 PM at … Continue reading Traffic Advisory for Lake Couny Fair

Lakeport Cell Tower Debate Postponed

At the Lakeport City Council is postponing debate on a cell phone tower proposal. Back in May, The Lakeport Planning Commission granted approval to Verizon Wireless for the constrcution of a 72-foot-tall monopine tower on North High Street in Lakeport. But residents made it known that they don’t want the tower there. The city needs … Continue reading Lakeport Cell Tower Debate Postponed

Gas tax

Sixty-three percent of California voters oppose a plan to increase state gas taxes to help pay for transportation projects as federal money has dried up. State lawmakers consider a bill to increase the state’s 42-cents-per-gallon gas tax by 12 cents. The poll, conducted by UC at Berkeley finds 63 percent of voters in the Golden … Continue reading Gas tax

Laytonville teen killer pleads guilty under plea agreement

According to the Anderson Valley Advertiser, Laytonville’s teen killer, Talen Barton , appeared in Judge Moorman’s courtroom today at 1:30pm to enter guilty pleas under terms of a plea agreement reached with the Public Defender and the DA. Barton will have to serve nearly 70 years in prison without possibility of parole, putting him close … Continue reading Laytonville teen killer pleads guilty under plea agreement

Unemployment Up Slightly Lake and Mendocino Counties

Unemployment increased slightly in Lake County in July, according to the state’s latest report on jobs. The California Employment Development Department report shows that that Lake County’s July unemployment was at 7.2 percent, up from 6.7 percent in June. Mendocino County’s unemployment in July was at 5.5 percent, up from 5.1 percent in June. The … Continue reading Unemployment Up Slightly Lake and Mendocino Counties

Lake County Emergency Proclamations Continued

The the Board of Supervisors have continued emergency proclamations for Lake County. The emergency declaration for the drought was first issued back in March of 2014, and each month since it has been continued. The wildfire emergency declaration was ratified last month, and was continued this month to help with recovery efforts. During their meeting … Continue reading Lake County Emergency Proclamations Continued

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Black Sabbath Announce Farewell Tour

Black Sabbath have been hinting about it for some time, but now they have made it official. On Thursday the band announced that they will be launching their farewell tour next year

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Believes Sex Virus Caused His Cancer

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson says in a new interview that he believes that his throat and mouth cancer was caused by a virus that is contracted via oral sex

Def Leppard Release New Album Teaser Video

Def Leppard have issued a 10-second video teaser promoting the fall release of their upcoming self-titled album.

Motorhead Cancel Live Shows Until Lemmy's Health Improves

Motorhead cancelled their scheduled appearance in Texas last night and won't return to live action until Lemmy is 'properly rested.'

Tom DeLonge's Angels And Airwaves Get Experimental With New EP

Angels & Airwaves are set to release their new 4-song ...Of Nightmares EP tomorrow (September 4) and it's one of the band's most experimental works to date

The Kinks Reunion Still Possible Says Dave Davies

The Kinks guitarist Dave Davies fears the chance of a reunion has reduced to an 'outside shot' - but still hopes it can happen

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