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There is a major transition underway at the local California Highway Patrol office. Four officers recently retired, one transferred out and six new people are moving in.
But, unlike in 2009 when five rookie officers were sent to Plumas County, this situation is different.
Quincy Area Commander Lt. Joe Edwards said veteran officers are lining up to transfer to the local post.
Rather than listing the town of Seneca for sale on eBay as they originally planned, the owners decided to hold a lawyer’s auction, which will be conducted via email, snail mail and phone. Bidding opened up Dec. 24 and will close Feb. 15; however, if bidding seems to have reached a cap, the owners will chose a winner early.
Plumas County has joined other counties throughout the United States in implementing an emergency alert system designed to notify residents of a disaster.
A Los Angeles County Grand Jury handed down an indictment against El Segundo resident Jeffrey Thomas Simonek, 28, for 20 counts of lewd acts upon a child under age 14.
Three of the 20 counts occurred in Plumas County between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2011, according to the indictment filed Nov. 15 in LA Superior Court.
The two alleged Plumas County victims were both boys, as were the other 11 named victims from LA and Orange counties.
The crab bibs are being pulled out of storage for another mouth-watering crab feed, hosted by the Peninsula Fire District Firemen’s Association at PFD Station No. 2 on Jan. 18, 2014.
The four-course meal, which has been a Peninsula tradition for more than 25 years, will begin at 6 p.m. after the community social, which begins at 5 p.m. The dinner will include crab, salad, bread, dessert and coffee. A no-host bar will also be available.
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