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LAKE PORT

Lake County Symphony Association registering students for music lessons

The LCSA now accepts registrations for students (grade 4 and up) and adults for cello, violin and viola lessons. Thanks to a generous grant from the Lake County Wine Alliance, classes are free. Instruments are not provided. Rentals and purchases are available in Kelseyville, Ukiah and Santa Rosa. The registration deadline is September 1st. Classes are held Sunday afternoons at the Presbyterian Church (Church and 3rd Street) in Kelseyville. The date of the first class is September 19th. Registration forms can be printed at http://www.lakcountysymphonyassociation.org. Completed forms should be returned to CBCA, PO Box 974, Lakeport, CA 95453.

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LAKE COUNTY

LCSA presents Haydn “the father of the symphony” at a virtual concert in August

The Lake County Symphony Chamber Orchestra will preview their upcoming November live concert with a virtual concert premiering August 22 on You Tube. Multi-talented musician / composer Camm Linden is the star soloist of Haydn’s Piano Concerto No. 11. Linden studied piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she received the Duke Ellington Jazz Masters Award for Keyboard Excellence. To enjoy this concert, click on the link to the YouTube channel on the LCSA website: http://www.lakecountysymphonyassociation.org.

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YOLO AND SOLANO COUNTIES

Garamendi hosts a working day to discuss the health and infrastructure projects he is fighting for in Washington

This week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) worked with community leaders to review health care and infrastructure projects he has secured funding for under pending legislation. consideration in Congress. The aim is to build facilities that create new, well-paying jobs, improve transport and strengthen rural health care throughout the region.

First, Garamendi met with representatives from Winters Health Care to discuss a $ 500,000 grant he secured in legislation passed by the US House of Representatives. If the law becomes law, the funding will support Winter Health Care’s new Capay Valley clinic as it provides essential primary and dental care services to the underserved rural community.

Next, Garamendi met Amarjeet Benipal, District 3 Director of Caltrans, Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor, MP Cecilia Aguiar-Curry and Sandra Sigrist, Managing Director of Yolo County Housing, to visit the site of a federal investment. major that Garamendi obtained for the SR128 / I-505 crossing project at Winters under the “INVEST in America Act”, passed by the United States House of Representatives. If enacted, the legislation would include $ 8,540,000 in funding Garamendi secured to modify the SR128 / I-505 interchange ramps at Winters to provide safer crossings for pedestrians and cyclists.

This project will connect an underprivileged community that was cut off from Winters during the construction of I-505. For years, members of this community have had to walk to school or shops over a dangerous and dangerous road bridge.

Finally, Garamendi met with CalTrans and Vacaville City Manager Aaron Busch to tour the city of the I-505 / Vaca Valley Parkway Multimodal Corridor Improvements Project in Vacaville.

This project advances the city of Vacaville’s goal of becoming the center for biological research and manufacturing in California. The project connects the Kaiser Medical Center, Solano Community College campus and the Genentech bio-manufacturing facility with the growing bio-center on the west side of I-505. If enacted, this legislation would help bring this project to the finish line and benefit the community by creating new jobs and improving traffic throughout the region.

“In Washington, I work every day to provide the federal support our communities need to provide quality health care for all, build modern infrastructure with American materials and workers, and create new middle-class jobs with it. good wages, ”Garamendi said.

“Thank you to everyone who participated in my District Labor Day today. I will work tirelessly in Washington to ensure Congress passes legislation that would provide this vital support to our region, ”Garamendi concluded.

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—Compiled by Ariel Carmona Jr.

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