New Plumas Corporation director focuses on improving local economy
If reviving Plumas County’s economy will require a team effort, Greg O’Sullivan said he wants to be the quarterback.
“That’s what we need, someone to call the plays,” O’Sullivan said. “I think that’s my strong suit.”
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Local trails topic of public meeting
What kinds of recreational trails would you like to see available in the American Valley? That’s the question the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is asking as it unveils a bold plan for motorized and non-motorized recreation.
The group, along with partner Plumas National Forest, hosts a meeting Monday, March 12, at 7:15 p.m. in the Quincy library.
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Where’s the proof? Committee still waits on financial information
Indian Valley Editor
School closure shouldn’t even be on the table, according to Indian Valley businessman David Schramel, who insists district officials need to look at other ways to “meet this budget thing.”
Schramel, like committee members, wonders where the proof is and thinks the threat to close schools is a ploy.
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Closure committee discuses layoffs, surveys, triggers
“The community has been amazing and really stepped up to the plate,” said Chester area 7-11 Committee Chairwoman Traci Holt, and while the wintry weather might have kept some people from attending the Feb. 29 meeting, it did not keep those in attendance from discussing recent developments and issues.
During the public comment portion of the meeting, the layoff notices to full-time staff members, recently approved by the Plumas Unified School District (PUSD) board of trustees, dominated the discussion.
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School district changes meeting venue
Plumas Unified School District has changed the location of its special meeting Thursday, March 8.
The meeting has moved to the Quincy Elementary School cafeteria, 246 Alder St., to accommodate a larger number of people.
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PG&E proposes targeted rate reduction to promote economic development
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) recently announced that it has asked state regulators for the right to offer a competitive electric rate to attract large employers to California and convince other large employers already in the state to maintain or expand their operations rather than leave.
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