October 2018

On The Philadelphia Lawyer Show - Candidate interview Saturday at 10 a.m.

It's election season! Join Host Ron Green on the Philadelphia Lawyer Show on KPFZ 88.1 FM this Saturday, October 6 at 10 AM with his guest, Russell Perdock, candidate for Clearlake City Council. The show repeats on Monday, October 8 at 10 AM. It can be streamed live at kpfz.org. We will take some calls (707/263-3435) during the latter part of the show. Russell Perdock resigned as Councilmember several months ago but is running again. There are 3 people running for 2 seats. Perdock's opponents are Dirk Slooten and Russell Cremer (incumbent who was appointed to fill Perdock's seat). Slooten was my guest on September 29 and Cremer will be my guest on October 20.

Mendocino Complex Fire Information

Note: This post will receive no further updates as of October 1. Please tune in to KPFZ Sunday afternoons from 2-4 PM for relevant timely information about the fire recovery.

The River and Ranch fires have been combined by Cal Fire into a grouping known as the Mendocino Complex. The River Fire, which started near Hopland, and the Ranch Fire, which started near Potter Valley, have now caused evacuations in Lake, Colusa, and Glenn Counties. Meanwhile, other fires have caused much damage, with smoke spreading all over Northern California.

Moving Forward

Disaster Recovery Center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had a recovery center operating in Upper Lake, at 9470 Main Street. As of August 27, its hours were Monday through Saturday, 9:00AM to 6:00 PM. You can also reach FEMA at (800) 621-FEMA. They also operate mobile centers on an ad-hoc basis. A FEMA representative had been on KPFZ daily at 9:00 AM.