City loans $348,000 to Eastern Plumas Health Care
Portola’s City Council unanimously voted to loan Eastern Plumas Health Care $348,000 to pay off a loan on a 34-acre parcel adjoining the hospital. The low-interest loan will reduce the hospital’s monthly payments, ultimately easing EPHC’s struggle with cash flow.
Although the loan indicates the city’s willingness to help the hospital, there continues to be much discussion about who can or will develop the property and about the property’s value relative to development.
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County adopts final budget
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the 2011-12 county budget during its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20.
After two months of cuts, concessions, changes and number crunching, the final budget was passed with little discussion by the board or members of the public.
“No standing ovation for that one,” Supervisor Robert Meacher said after the vote.
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Hiker missing for two days found safe
An attack by a swarm of yellow jackets led to two nights alone in the forest for a Berry Creek woman last week.
Carley Rubanoff, 20, was found by Plumas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue personnel about 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
Rubanoff was rescued just a few hundred yards from where she was last seen the morning of Sept. 22, while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail near Spanish Peak. She spent more than 48 hours alone in the woods.
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Plumasnews.com and Lassennews.com victims of massive hack attack
The server that hosts lassennews.com and plumasnews.com websites was hacked early Sunday morning, Sept. 25, 2011.
At this time both websites have been fully restored from a backup.
Websites hosted on InMotion Hosting network were hacked by a hacker named TiGER-M@TE, including the websites of Feather Publishing.
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Spanish Creek Bridge taking shape
The $15 million Spanish Creek Bridge is scheduled to open for traffic in June 2012.
It is one of just three arched bridges constructed in California in the last 50 years, according to Caltrans.
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