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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Doesn’t pay to stay: The county’s social service director says he is having trouble recruiting and retaining employees because he can’t pay them enough.
  • School board resignation: Bob Tuerck resigned, saying he has accepted a job for the California School Board Association.
  • Railroad Days revival: Organizers say the annual festival in Portola was a great success, with attendance estimated at about 2,000 people.

Lewis retirement has folks mourning the ‘loss of the sauce’

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
5/26/2010


    Lloyd Lewis, caretaker at Oakland Camp for 32 years, is retiring after this Memorial Day weekend. Those are the facts, which say nothing about who he is and what he means to 32 years worth of campers and to this community as a whole.

    These facts say absolutely nothing about the barbecue sauce that has made Lewis a legend in his own time and brought adults near to tears at the news that Lewis’ barbeque will no longer be synonymous with Oakland Camp.

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Local group works to educate boaters and stop mussels

Feather Publishing
5/26/2010

    Although relatively small, the impact of invasive quagga and zebra mussels could be substantial if they proliferate to the point of collapsing food chains and destroying water distribution systems.

    Since arriving from Europe in 1980, the mussels have made their way west and in 2008, were found in the San Justo Reservoir in San Benito County.

Read more: Local group works to educate boaters and stop mussels

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT

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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT PDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT ABOVE 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT PDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY AND THE LASSEN PARK AREA.

Read more: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT

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Trouble in television land

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
5/19/2010

Ever since New Day Broadband sent letters to its Quincy customers announcing that it would discontinue Discovery Network channels, including The Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, while at the same time hiking rates from $40 to $44.95, resident subscribers have been calling the broadband company and threatening insurrection.

Read more: Trouble in television land

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