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It still isn’t a pretty picture, but at least it is a clear one.
Plumas County’s Board of Supervisors must find about $1.5 million in savings in the county’s fiscal 2011-12 budget before it is adopted on Sept. 6.
The $1.5 million figure became clear after the books were finally closed for the 2010-11 fiscal year, which ended June 30.
It all started by accident.
Former Quincy resident and Quincy High alumna Deb Hopkins was trying to gather all her Quincy-related Facebook friends on one email list: Quincy Peeps. What she didn’t know was that she’d created a Facebook group. Boy, did she!
Dr. Karen Pierson, Feather River College’s new chief Student Services officer, looks too young to be retired, but she was — until she stepped into her new job at the college Monday, July 25.
In 2010, Pierson took advantage of an early retirement package from North Iowa Area Community College, in Mason City, Iowa, where she served as vice president of Student Development and Success.
The Plumas-Sierra County Fair held in Quincy, Calif. starts Wednesday, August 10 and runs through Sunday, August 14, 2011.
Pride in the Past, Faith in the Future….
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a fair theme so appropriate! We absolutely have much to be proud of in our Past. Plumas and Sierra counties have always represented the best of a rural, mountain county. Our history is rich with leadership, strength and hospitality. From logging to fishing, mining to golfing, Plumas and Sierra County are truly the gateway to the “high country.”
A routine probation check in Paxton turned into a major marijuana bust last week.
Plumas County sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael John Mondot, 44, of Paxton on multiple drug charges.
Mondot was charged with cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, conspiracy, and violating probation.
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