Chester man arrested for luring Susanville child via text messages
After a month-long investigation, the Susanville Police Department (SPD) with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested 32-year-old Chester resident Larry Ronald Gorbet Jr. Oct. 20.
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County to furlough employees
With union negotiations at an impasse, financially struggling Plumas County has decided to furlough its employees.
At its meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18, the county’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt furloughs for all county employees, with the exception of those in the sheriff’s office.
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Draft of County General Plan available for review
The Plumas County Planning Department has made the Draft General Plan, dated Oct. 14, with changes incorporated, available to the public via the county website (countyofplumas.com) as a news flash or under Planning Services. The Planning Department can also provide the draft upon request by email, CD or hard copy (limited quantities). There is a counter copy available for viewing at Planning & Building Services, 555 Main St. in Quincy; plus, a copy is in the process of being sent to each of the county libraries.
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Free flu shot clinics under way
It’s flu season and the Plumas County Public Health Agency reminds folks it is time to protect themselves and those they love against the flu. A plentiful supply of the vaccine is available. Drive-through vaccination clinics are already under way. The Portola/Beckwourth clinic was held Monday, Oct. 24, and the Greenville clinic was held Tuesday, Oct. 25.
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Ballots due November 8
October 26, 2011
Ballots for the East Quincy Services District, West Almanor Community Services District and Prattville/Almanor fire protection districts were mailed Oct. 10 to voters residing in those districts.
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Prescribed Burn on Almanor Ranger District
The Almanor Ranger District Fire Management Department is planning to conduct a prescribed burn within the West Dusty Timber Sale area. Smoke may be visible from Johnson Grade.
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