Scott and Robin Spivey had a sinking feeling that something was wrong with their home when cracks began snaking across their walls in March. Within two weeks their property dropped 10 feet below the street.
Scott Spivey’s home on Lancaster Road in the Lakeside Heights subdivision in north Lakeport, California, was one of the first homes to be destroyed by a landslide. After almost two months, the Lakeside Heights subdivision subdivision of 29 homes has been the site of a landslide that resulted in at least seven red-tagged homes and voluntary evacuation notices for about 10 other homes.
The cause of the landslide is unknown.
County officials have
Lakeport, California is an incorporated city and county seat of Lake County, California with a population of 4,753 at the 2010 census, down from 4,820 at the 2000 census. Lakeport is located on the west shore of Clear Lake at an elevation of 1355 feet. Lakeport is about 100 miles northwest of Sacramento, California.