We heard a news report last week of a recent poll that showed that California voters were “disaffected.” You think? That’s not surprising given the $20 billion deficit facing the state as the Legislature heads into what promises to be another brutalizing budget season. Given the gridlock in Sacramento, we can understand why folks would want to duck and cover.
Member Services CoordinatorQuincy Natural Foods 6/2/2010
Local. How complex can it be? As with many things, it’s what you make of it.
For many, supporting local food is the first step in joining the local movement, which seeks to create more sustainable, self-reliant systems. So, what exactly is “local” you ask?
Former School Board Member
After reading the latest editorial, “The handwriting is on the wall — but it’s not too late to act,” I want to take the opportunity to comment as well as provide some recent past history that continues to carry on today. I was a school board member from 1990 through 1997.
Commencement season is again upon us. Local ceremonies began last Friday with Feather River College. Plumas and Westwood charter schools hold their ceremonies later this week, and public high schools will hold theirs Friday, June 11.
Here we offer excerpts from highly regarded commencement speeches of the last few years.
To our graduates, congratulations and good luck.
“Forget that this task of planet-saving is not possible in the time required. Don’t be put off by people who know what is not possible. Do what needs to be done, and check to see if it was impossible only after you are done.”
University of Portland
Our Regional cover story this week highlights the good work done by Feather River Coordinated Resource Management. At 25 years, CRM has the longevity to have amassed an impressive portfolio of work — work that is recognized regionally and nationally for its exceptional quality and innovation.
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