Lake County

(photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Remote Bay Area Geysers Important Source Of California Green Energy Also Produce Small Earthquakes

It’s the single largest power-generating operation of its kind on the planet and is an important part of California’s green energy portfolio. But hardly anyone in the Bay Area knows what it is or where it is.

06/16/2015

City of Clearlake. (CBS)

Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.

03/18/2015

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Lake County Man Caught On Camera Punching Himself In Face Before Accusing Officers Of Assault

A Lake County man who accused Oregon police of brutality was caught on camera punching himself in the face, causing the black eyes he claimed officers caused.

02/18/2015

Authorities said a dog found a human skull in this field in Clearlake on November 28, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Drops Human Skull In Clearlake Man’s Yard; Body Found 100 Yards Away

A Clearlake man found a human skull in his yard over the weekend, leading police to discover a body in a nearby wooded area.

12/01/2014

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Drivers Survive Crash That Killed 4 Horses On A Lake County Highway

Two cars fatally struck four horses in the middle of a dark Lake County highway Thursday evening.

11/07/2014

Rattlesnakes Released

Dozens Of Rattlesnakes Released Into Wild After Being Captured In Bay Area Neighborhoods

Dozens of rattlesnakes found in residential neighborhoods and captured were set to be released into the wild Friday in Northern California so they could prepare for a winter hibernation.

10/03/2014

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

$13.9 Million Pot Farm Discovered, Destroyed In Northern Napa County

The Napa Special Investigations Bureau and Napa County Sheriff’s Office detectives eradicated nearly 14,000 marijuana plants at an illegal grow site Tuesday in northern Napa County near the Lake County line.

06/06/2014

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Small Earthquake Shakes Area North Of Clear Lake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 rattled an area of Lake County north of Clear Lake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

04/02/2014

Naomi Richmond reads a letter to the crooks who struck her home. (CBS)

Defiant NorCal Widow Pens ‘Thank You’ Note To Burglars Who Struck As Husband Was Dying

Sunday evening Naomi Richmond’s husband David died of a massive heart attack in their home in Lake County. As she followed the ambulance to the hospital, someone used the tragedy to break in and ransack her home.

02/21/2014

Skip Wilson's '57 Chevy Bel Air was returned Monday after being stolen in 1984
(Christopher Chung/Press Democrat)

Stolen ’57 Chevy Returned To North Bay Man 30 Years Later In Better Condition

A Lake County man got a pair of surprises last month when his long-lost classic car was not only returned to him, but in much better condition than when he’d last seen it.

02/20/2014

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