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NEW VIDEO POSTED: Update on victim of Wednesdays vehicle over steep embankment on Hwy. 70

NEW VIDEO POSTED: Update on victim of Wednesdays vehicle over steep embankment on Hwy. 70

UPDATE: Thursday, May 26, 2016: The driver of the vehicle Ashlee Bravo-Mikulik, 30, of Pittsburg, Calif. suffered moderate injuries including a broken collarbone and a cut on her... — Updated 05/26/2016

Amber Alert issued for abducted Vallejo teen who may have been shot

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 15-year-old Vallejo girl who was screaming for help as she was abducted off a local street, authorities said. According to the Solano... — Updated 05/26/2016

Parole hearing in Ione for Cromberg man convicted of murder

Dennis Kordalewski headed for the airport in Rhode Island at 3 a.m. on May 9, to attend the parole hearing May 12, of Darrell Glenn Welch in Ione. Welch was convicted of killing... — Updated 05/25/2016

Retailers may need license to sell tobacco

Plumas retailers who sell tobacco products may soon have to get a license to do so. County supervisors were set to consider an ordinance to that effect at their Tuesday, May 17, meeting. The board heard a preliminary report on... — Updated 05/25/2016

GHS and IVA ready to tie the knot

“In two weeks, we’ll play ‘Here Comes the Bride,’ and Ryan (Schramel) and I will walk down the aisle,” Dr. Jerry Merica-Jones, principal of Greenville High School, told school district trustees. “With a prenup,”... — Updated 05/24/2016

Plumas copper belt rich in history

The Superior Mill Mine and Engels Mine complex, located in the Plumas Copper Belt in Plumas County, have a rich history dating back to the mid 19th Century, when prospectors with... — Updated 05/24/2016

Eight-year-old beehive removed from Sloat Towne Hall

Barbara-Jean Castagnoli, as representative of the Sloat Towne Hall, was tasked with the removal of a beehive, known by local residents, to have been in the hall for the past... — Updated 05/23/2016

15 teams compete in first ever 4-on-4 sand volleyball tournament at FRC

The first ever 4-on-4 sand volleyball tournament at Feather River College took place last Sunday, May 15, at the sand volleyball courts at FRC. A total of 15 teams from around town ... — Updated 05/20/2016

My Turn - A blight on modern society

I probably need to set a backdrop before making the comments I am about to share. I am one of those people who do not often use the “H” word. That’s probably because, over the years, I have not encountered many people or... — Updated 05/20/2016

Quincy CA Weather

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Business Scene for the week of May 18, 2016

BUILDERS SUPPLY’S NEW MANAGER Patrick Cardoza has once again been named manager for Collins Builders Supply in Chester. Patrick was named assistant manager in 2004 and became manager in 2009 and continued in that capacity for... — Updated 05/20/2016

Obituaries for the week of May 18, 2016

Elizabeth Anne Dodson Elizabeth Anne Dodson was born May 31, 1936, in Los Angeles and died on May 7, 2016, in Quincy just a few weeks shy of her 80th birthday. She is survived by her devoted husband of 16 years, Rusty Dodson, her... — Updated 05/20/2016

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