Recall petition for Portola mayor deemed “sufficient”
Portola City Clerk Leslie Tigan certified the petition to recall Mayor Dan Wilson last Tuesday.
The petition was received by the city Oct. 13 with a raw count of 364 signatures from proponent Jeanne Rowden-Dansby; 269 signatures from voters registered as living in Portola are required to initiate a special recall election.
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EQSD board addresses new director’s potential conflicts
The East Quincy Services District’s board of directors said it wants to make sure a newly elected member doesn’t have a conflict of interest.
Mike Green, who ousted incumbent Steve Grant in the Nov. 8 election, lives in the East Quincy district. However, he works as a water/wastewater operator for the Quincy Community Services District.
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Tradition and the new timber meet in Plumas National Forest
Indian Valley Editor
Members and employees of the Greenville Indian Rancheria, including honored elders in the larger Mountain Maidu community, have been working to combine traditional ecological knowledge with modern forestry and firefighting practices in conjunction with the Forest Service.
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Advocates seek justice for brain-damaged Greenville man
His friends acknowledge that Jarold Hovland is no choirboy.
The 33-year-old Greenville man has a history of violence, heavy drug and alcohol abuse, and a criminal record to back it up.
And it was an act of violence that changed Hovland’s life forever.
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Maidu to launch trial projects in Humbug Valley
Indian Valley Editor
Maidu Summit Consortium efforts to regain ancestral land in Humbug Valley made national news in a Tuesday, Nov. 15, Wall Street Journal article by Justin Scheck.
Summit members have been vying with the California Department of Fish and Game over the land, both claiming to want it for the best public uses, including recreation.
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City of Portola discusses: to burn or not to burn
Portola’s ERC (environmental reclamation center) is bursting at the seams these days as its pile of green waste — pine needles, branches, yard trimmings — grows and grows.
“Getting rid of the green waste has been a challenge to say the least,” City Manager Leslie Tigan told the City Council at its recent regular meeting.
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