Independence Weekend 2017: four days of fireworks

Lake County celebrates Independence Weekend for four days, with community celebrations, parades, car shows, worm races and fireworks all over. Here’s our guide to a great Independence Day celebration.

Lake County Certified farmers’ markets

While memories might be the greatest thing you take home from your Lake County getaway, you can also bring home some incredible locally-sourced produce, honey and more from a Lake County Certified farmers’ market.

11-year-old is youngest winner ever in Catfish Derby

11-year-old is youngest winner of the Catfish Derby netting the $4,000 grand prize

Replanting trees and bringing back trails

Friends of Boggs Mountain (FOBM) took the lead in collaboration with CAL FIRE in establishing a new trail system with a focus on multi-use. Starting with some legacy trails that will closely parallel a few of the trails that existed prior to the fire, the group will plan and build a new system of trails that will be designed to accommodate all user groups. Individuals from our hiking, equestrian and mountain biking communities will take part in establishing a trail system that offers each user group the experience they are seeking.

Fishing Report – The Bite in May

FIshing Clear Lake in May, 2017 and reporting on the bite with Bob Myskey.

Lake County Olive Oil: A healthy start and a great finish

While Northern California’s award-winning wine growing region of Lake County is making a name for itself in winegrape growing and high-quality wine production, olive oil is another product that comes from the fertile ground of this rural tourism destination. Several local producers have a variety of olive oils that are organically grown and processed right in Lake County. In fact, olive oil is such a significant product in Lake County there’s an annual festival in April just for this wonderful delight.

Lake County toasts success at Chronicle Awards

Lake County wineries take home the gold – and double gold – and best in class – at the San Francisco Chronicle wine competition.

A Geocaching Treasure in Lake County

A quirky new outdoor game has become a worldwide cult hit. It’s called geocaching, and it is catching on in a big way in northern California wine country’s Lake County.

Clear Lake Shore Offers Great Fishing

With the temporary boating ban on Clear Lake, shore fishing has become a hugely popular sport with incredible catches of crappie, bass and catfish.

Celebrating a Happy and Healthy Vacation

A lot of people are considering healthy vacation ideas this time of year and the Northern California wine country region of Lake County is a perfect choice for this. With the cleanest air in California and a rich abundance of outdoor activities, a trip to Lake County may be the perfect vacation fitness plan.