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Kite festival cancelled



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:20


Deteriorating ice conditions, open water create safety concerns


For the first time in its 12-year history, Clear Lake’s Color the Wind Kite Festival scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16, has been cancelled.  

Warm weather, rain and winds degraded the ice at the downtown Seawall to the point where festival 


City sets public hearing for proposed paved trail at recreation area



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:19


The Clear Lake City Council will hold a public hearing March 18 about a proposed outdoor recreational trail. 

The Parks and Recreation Department has developed plans for a three-quarter-mile long trail to wind around the city’s recreation area located on 12th Avenue South. 


Winter Dance Party heats up the Surf



Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:10


Clear Lake welcomed thousands last week and reveled in the celebration of rock and roll, courtesy of the Surf Ballroom’s Winter Dance Party.

The well-attended event included a fun family sock hop Wednesday, which set the stage for three nights of concerts.  


Matthew and Gunnar Nelson presented a tribute show celebrating their late father’s rock and roll 


Valens family shares keepsakes with Surf



Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:09


This year’s Winter Dance Party included a special presentation to the Surf Ballroom and Museum from the family of Ritchie Valens.  Siblings Irma Norton, Mario Ramirez, Connie Lemos and Bob Morales have loaned the Surf the wallet their brother was carrying when the plane carrying him, Buddy Holly 


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