Sadly, Clear Lake is suffering the effects of a second fish kill, this time off the shores of Lakeport. This is most likely the consequence of nutrients, cyanobacteria and warm water temperatures adversely affecting water quality, primarily dissolved oxygen.
Water testing of a sample from Copsey Creek in the area of Quarterhorse Lane in Lower Lake has detected levels of a cyanotoxin considered unsafe for recreation.
The next free Household Hazardous Waste drop off event will be held Friday and Saturday, August 18th & 19th at Lake County Waste Solutions Transfer Station and Recycling Yard, 230 Soda Bay Rd, Lakeport.
A case of pertussis diagnosed in a child earlier this month has led to an expanding public health investigation that has identified at least 8 additional suspected cases and more than fifty contacts that may be at risk for infection.