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Local women writers host reading at Town Hall Theatre

Blairsden woman dies in two-vehicle collision

Breeze L. Tate, 51, of Blairsden, died from injuries sustained April 22 in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 70. According to the California Highway Patrol, Joshua P. Cooper, 33, of Quincy was driving eastbound on Highway 70... — Updated 04/27/2016

Resolution finalizes utility rate hike

Comment and action surrounding a proposed utility rate hike dominated the April 13 meeting of the Portola City Council. Resident Larry Douglas gave a statement listing several concerns about the utility rate hike and put the... — Updated 04/27/2016

Local women writers host reading at Town Hall Theatre

Quincy native Tiffiney Lozano and Meadow Valley resident Michelle Beaman felt as veteran moms they had something to say about the process of becoming mothers -and they had a hunch... — Updated 04/27/2016

Quincy Community Services District awarded $500,000 grant

An unusual event was announced at the Quincy Community Services District board of directors meeting Thursday, April 14. QCSD was awarded half-a-million dollars in grant money to help finance the planning phase of building a new... — Updated 04/25/2016

Woman escapes house fire

When fire broke out in the living room of Robin Nunez' East Quincy home in the early morning of April 14, she was able to escape, but lost her beloved dog, Bronson. "My dog was... — Updated 04/25/2016

Don't steal a car in a small town

At around 1 p.m. on April 14, the Plumas County Sheriff's office received a report of a possible stolen vehicle in Quincy's Plumas Pines shopping center. The owner of the stolen... — Updated 04/27/2016

Fishing Report for the week of April 20, 2016

It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming ~ John Steinbeck Our local lakes continue to fish well as we... — Updated 04/22/2016

Golf Results for the week of April 20, 2016

Mt. Huff Golf Those April Showers, well, they break long enough to allow a great Wednesday Morning Scramble on April 13. First place team in the competitions at ten under par was the team of Tom Gossett, Wayne Lichti, Henry... — Updated 04/22/2016

Portola edges Greenville in extra innings

The Portola High School baseball team defeated county opponent Greenville in a non-league match up April 11 in Greenville. After the Tigers lost the previous meeting in Portola on ... — Updated 04/22/2016

My Turn - About the schools … here's where I'm coming from

I asked people in Indian Valley what I should write about for my My Turn column and pretty unanimously people said the one thing I vowed not to write about: The Schools. I vowed not to for a few reasons. I receive hate mail on a... — Updated 04/19/2016

Quincy CA Weather

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Business Scene for the week of April 20, 2016

NEW INSURANCE AGENT JOINS TEAM State Farm Insurance Agent Richard Stockton has added a new team member to his Quincy agency, Bonnie Clark. She has lived in Quincy for many years with her husband Mike Clark and their two children.... — Updated 04/19/2016

Obituaries for the week of April 20, 2016

Ila "Pauline" Danner Pauline Danner of Doyle, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Renown Medical Center located in Reno, Nevada, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer, at the age of 84. Her loving family was at her... — Updated 04/19/2016

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