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‘Lake County makes use of state land swap provision for new sheriff’s office headquarters, affordable housing complex' -The Press Democrat

There’s a leak in the roof over Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin’s timeworn office, giving him a personal interest in a novel county-state land swap that implements a policy initiative by Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2019. Martin was among the county and state officials who hailed the deal that will put the Sheriff’s Office in a renovated National Guard armory in Lakeport while the state develops an 80-unit affordable housing project on 15 acres of vacant former county land in Clearlake.


‘Tracking California's water in drought‘- CalMatters

CalMatters has released a new dashboard providing key metric data and information on water and drought. The dashboard is to be updated daily with metrics on aqueducts, rain and snow, reservoirs, groundwater, wells and more. 


‘Placer County, Calif. advances broadband strategy through the aid of ARPA funding’-NACo.org

Placer County allocated $10 million of its $78 million ARPA grant funding to broadband improvement and turned to GIS to better understand coverage and gaps in service.