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You can’t keep a good kite down...



Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:28

Or kite lovers away from a good festival

The wind chill was well below zero and snow, at times, made spotting kites a bit difficult, but Saturday’s Color The Wind Festival went on without a hitch.  More than 200 kites filled the sky above Clear Lake.  And they were enjoyed by thousands.  A good number of spectators braved the conditions and strolled along the Sea Wall and even out 


City holds tax rate steady Clear Lake asking ranks as ninth lowest in state



Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:28

The tax rate for the City of Clear Lake is proposed to remain the same for the fourth consecutive year.  The City Council approved the proposed fiscal year 2015 municipal budget at a special Council meeting held Monday night.  

The proposed tax rate is $10.54 per $1,000 of taxable valuation for the 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2014, and ends June 30, 2015.


Ventura reports frozen water lines



Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:16

The City of Ventura has joined the ranks of communities experiencing frozen water lines due to deep frost this winter season.

City officials are encouraging residents to leave a pencil-size stream of water running nearest the meter location at 


McChesney named interim police chief



Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:09

Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb announced Monday night he is appointing Police Lieutenant Rex McChesney as interim police chief.  He will lead the department after Chief Greg Peterson retires April 30.


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