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Opinion

Music festival creates joy, teaches interdependence

Shannon Morrow
Feather Publishing
7/14/2010

Magical. It's the best way to describe the High Sierra Music Festival. Beaconed by music and art, thousands of people joined in the mountains over the Independence Day holiday and became a big quasi-family, united by joy and peace.

In a jaw-dropping set that closed out the Music Meadow Sunday night, Ozomatli had the audience holding peace signs in the air during one heartfelt song and then dancing wildly with the next number.

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Put those cell phones down while driving

Feather Publishing
7/7/2010

    Did you know last Thursday, July 1, marked the two-year anniversary of California’s hands-free law? According to California Highway Patrol statistics, far too many motorists “are still not dialed-in to the rules and are either being cited for it or becoming a grim statistic.”

Read more: Put those cell phones down while driving

  

Fourth of July is a time to put aside our differences

Feather Publishing
6/30/2010

Independence Day is a holiday many of us celebrate with parades, picnics, barbecues and fireworks. But in the midst of these festivities, how many of us take a moment to think of why we are celebrating this day? Is it really only because of a long ago rebellion to throw off our ties to a faraway monarchy?

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Loud on the way in, quiet on the way out

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
6/23/2010


    By now I’m assuming most of you have heard about a budget fix the state Legislature employed last year that essentially changed laws regarding prison sentences, allowing inmates to be released at a rate of about 40,000 more per year than previously.

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Summer's here!

Feather Publishing
6/16/2010

    With the kids now out of school, and sunny weather finally here, it’s time to get out and enjoy all that Plumas County has to offer.
    A quick look at our Events Around Plumas calendar reveals a number of no-cost and low-cost options, many suitable for the whole family. There are choices for every taste — from book signings to square dancing.

Read more: Summer's here!

  

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