Reminder from the Plumas County Treasurer-Tax Collector.
2010-11 Unsecured tax bills are delinquent if they are not paid in the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector by 5:00 p.m. or post marked by the United States Post Office by August 31, 2010. A ten percent (10%) penalty will be added to the unpaid tax on September 1, 2010. Failure to receive a tax bill does not cancel penalties if the tax bill becomes delinquent.
Heart K drawing to give away $1,050 in groceries
The Heart K September fundraiser, Country Market Day, will offer an opportunity to win groceries.
The first phase, a successful beef drawing, culminated at the Solar Cook-Off with two lucky winners.
Phase Two begins with the sale of grocery drawing tickets for chances to win gift certificates to local markets.
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Tea Party group forms at Almanor
M. Kate WestChester Editor8/20/2010
The Almanor Basin Tea Party Patriots held its first official meeting Sunday, July 18, in the Chester residence of Todd and Tracy DuBord.
Since that time, members of the steering committee have stepped forward to introduce the organization to the community. They will host their first public meeting Friday, Aug. 27, starting at 6 p.m. in the Chester Elementary School gymnasium.
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Lassen Peak Trail Rehabilitation Prepares for Helicopter Operations
Lassen Volcanic National Park will begin an eight-day helicopter operation to haul rock for the Reach the Peak Trail Rehabilitation Project. A Type I helicopter will be used to transport 2.4 million pounds of material staged in the Lassen Peak Parking Area to the Lassen Peak mountainside holding areas. The rock will be used to build steps and retaining walls. Park and California Conservation Corps trail crews have steadily worked selecting the rock from Hat Creek Quarry over the past month.
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Time for Railroad Days in Portola
Diana JorgensonPortola Editor8/19/2010
Railroad Days will kick off tomorrow night with a Community Appreciation Picnic hosted by the city of Portola. Portola's city council and planning commission members will barbecue dinner and serve the community a free picnic meal at City Park at 6 p.m.
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Plumas-Eureka State Park campground closed due to elevated plague risk
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has
recommended that Plumas-Eureka State Park Campground be temporarily closed due to an
elevated risk of the plague. The level of risk was determined after CDPH sampled the park
following the discovery of a plague-positive dead rodent.
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