In an amazing back-and-forth battle that featured 111 points scored, the two that counted the most came on a conversion with 17 seconds left to play in Clear Lake's unbelievable 56-55 section-championship victory over St. Vincent on Saturday night in Rohnert Park. The Cardinals' next stop is the regional round of the state playoffs.
OPINION- As so often happens, the national political press was virtually unanimous in getting the 2022 midterm elections all wrong. Indeed, it's hard to recall a major political event since the Clinton administration, when I first paid serious attention, that the Washington news media has gotten largely right.
Earlier this month, Miguel Marco went to Washington, D.C., to receive the annual Terrel H. Bell Award, given by the U.S. Department of Education to outstanding principals. Marco, the principal of Helen Wittmann Elementary in Cerritos, is one of nine recipients and the only one from California this year. Wittmann is one of 30 schools in ABC Unified, with 18,000 students in Los Angeles County.
This Tuesday the Lake County Board of Supervisors proclaimed the month of November as Native American Heritage Month. They also approved participation in "Operation Green Light" and discussed waiving the formal bidding process and approving an agreement with Mountain G. Enterprises Inc. (MGE) for consulting services related to the development of a hazardous tree removal project. The Board also heard a re-zoning proposal in Lower Lake for a cannabis retail operation.
With more than 500 criminal occurrences and more than 150 individuals arrested throughout this year in Clearlake, the local police department is seeking more alternatives to guarantee the efficacy of their operations, with the city council authorizing Chief of Police Andrew White to enter into a lease for upgraded body-worn cameras and digital evidence management system.
Sometimes it's just fine not to share and one of those times was Friday night in Cloverdale where the Clear Lake Cardinals wrapped up sole possession of first place in the North Central League I varsity football standings with a 22-21 win over Cloverdale.
Under previous rules, family members of those who had insurance through an employer were not eligible for Covered California. In some cases, those employer plans cover the employee but are expensive for spouses and children, leaving families with few options.
The Upper Lake Cougars fell 70-40 to the Branson Bulls in the North Central League II and regular-season finale for both teams Saturday in Ross. The lopsided loss didn't hurt Upper Lake's playoff prospects.
Clear Lake High School's volleyball squad is home Tuesday night to play a Colusa team it opened the season against, only this time the stakes are much higher as the NorCal playoffs get under way. Action begins at 6 p.m.
OPINION- Among the most shameful events of the midterm election season this year has been the rumor-mongering and conspiracy-theorizing about what lurid things could have led to the attack on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's husband. A man was attacked in his home, by someone who wanted to attack his wife.
Next Tuesday, voters, please remember that Democrats will never run out of excuses for criminals. They drone on about "racism," "root causes," "poverty," "drug addiction," "his gun dropped," "mental illness," "learning disabilities," "he made a mistake" and "prison doesn't work"!
Massive job cuts began at Twitter on Friday in the wake of Elon Musk's purchase of the social media platform, which is battling to generate a more robust revenue stream as it attempts to diminish a lake of red ink.
In the final days of the California election, industry and labor groups are spending millions to influence legislative races. That money is being spent not only to support favored candidates, but to attack their opponents with tough ads and mailers.
Scoring late and adding a do-or-die two-point conversion carried the Clear Lake Cardinals to a thrilling 22-21 victory over the Cloverdale Eagles, a win that gives Clear Lake the undisputed league championship.