Disneyland Resort donates Zephyr to Western Pacific Railroad Museum
The Disneyland Resort has donated the California Zephyr train previously located in Disney California Adventure Park to Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola. Plans for a gallery dedicated to sharing the legacy of the California Zephyr are under way.
The train and related artifacts, which were part of the entrance to the theme park, arrived at their new home Aug. 6. They will become part of the museum’s Zephyr Project collection.
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Going the distance: 11-year-old PCT hiker has her eye on the triple crown
M. Kate West
Who knew that the state of the economy would start 11-year-old Reed Gjonnes, aka Sunshine, off on the adventure of a lifetime and start her on the path to earning the Triple Crown of hiking?
The story came out when Sunshine and her dad, Eric, who are hiking the entire 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), made a week-long stop in the Drakesbad and Old Station area at the end of July.
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Plan will keep fair and staff intact for another year
Supervisor Jon Kennedy devised the plan.
Fair Manager John Steffanic and his two-person staff agreed to take pay cuts to make the plan work.
The result is the Plumas-Sierra County Fair likely will stay in business with its current staff — at least through next summer.
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County seeks input on alcohol and drug services
Plumas County is seeking community participation in planning comprehensive Alcohol and Drug services. There will be a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds to address this goal.
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State Rt 147 to be closed for road work
Cal Trans has announced that this road work and road closure has been postponed until August 18th.
State Route 147 in Plumas County will be CLOSED from the junction of State Route 36 to County Road A-21. The closure begins tomorrow, August 11, 2011 and continues through August 24, 2011, 24 HOURS PER DAY. A detour is available via County Road A-21. The closure is necessary to facilitate roadway rehabilitation and widening, which includes adding 2-ft paved shoulders, improving the driving surface and striping. The project is being construction by Steve Manning Construction Inc.