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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Moore sentenced: Leanna May Moore was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.4 million for embezzling over $625,000 from the Indian Valley Community Services District.
  • Sheriff cuts: Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood lashed out at the supervisors after the board targeted his department for more budget cuts.
  • Candidates weigh in: The three people competing for District 5 supervisor seat shared their thoughts on the county budget process.

School recall effort underway: Board member quits post

Debra Moore
Staff WriterSchoolClz
3/9/2012

After the Plumas Unified School District superintendent and two school board members received notices that a recall effort was underway to remove them from office, one school board member abruptly quit.

Brad Baker, who represents the Quincy area, stood and said, “I will save the district the cost of a recall election – I quit.”

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Saving Time, Saving Energy Daylight Saving Time: Its History and Why We Use It

Bob Aldrich
California Energy Commission
3/12/2012

Spring forward...Fall back....

It's ingrained in our consciousness almost as much as the A-B-Cs or our spelling reminder of "i before e...." And it's a regular event, though perhaps a bit less regular than the swallows coming back to Capistrano. (Though that may even change with the impacts of global climate change.)

Read more: Saving Time, Saving Energy Daylight Saving Time: Its History and Why We Use It

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Fire crews save barn

Feather Publishing
3/8/2012

A crew from Quincy Fire Department works to contain a brush fire by the Old Keifer Barn near Chandler Road on Wednesday morning, March. 7.

Quincy fire and the U.S. Forest Service responded to the call after wind blew a burn pile out of control just before 10 a.m. The fire, which burned less than a half acre, was stopped just 40-feet from the barn.

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County cost-cutting move could hurt local business

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
3/8/2012

A plan that could save the county thousands of dollars could end up costing a local business just as much.

When the Sheriffs Office asked the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on March 6 to approve a cheaper way of providing prescription medication for its growing inmate population, the supervisors hesitated.

Read more: County cost-cutting move could hurt local business

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