Fourth candidate enters race for District 5 Supervisor
Three names appear on the ballot for District 5 supervisor, and now a fourth has filed to be a write-in candidate.
Clio resident Alice Berg knows that she is entering the fray late in the process, but wants to give voters an alternative.
Read more: Fourth candidate enters race for District 5 Supervisor
Quincy man in critical condition after crash
A 71-year-old Quincy man was listed in critical condition Monday morning after crashing his truck Saturday night, May 17.
Earnest Daniel “Danny” Leonhardt was driving his 2006 Dodge Ram eastbound on Lee Road, just east of Sierra Park Drive, at an unknown speed.
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Two new officers sworn in as deputies
Plumas County’s two newest deputies were sworn in during a ceremony at the courthouse in Quincy on Wednesday, May 7.
Consuelo Cisneros and Tyler Hermann joined the deputy ranks and will begin six months of training at the Butte College Police Academy on July 7.
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Teachers, District reach contractual agreement of 5 percent raise
The firm stand that teachers took two months ago during salary negotiations appears to have paid off. A dozen teachers spoke at the March 13 board meeting about the need for higher wages. Prior to that meeting, the district had presented its “first, last and best” offer, which the teachers association had resoundingly rejected.
At the May 8 Plumas Unified School District meeting last week, Superintendent Micheline Miglis announced good news: that a mutually satisfactory agreement had been reached.
Read more: Teachers, District reach contractual agreement of 5 percent raise
The Day Reporting Center was looking for a home and found two in downtown Quincy.
During their May 6 meeting, the Plumas Supervisors approved the center’s relocation to 28 Harbison, adjacent to Sweet Lorraine’s, and 56 Harbison, the former Body & Soul building across from the Quincy library. There is one structure separating the two buildings.
The center, which provides a variety of services to those on court-ordered probation, had been housed at the Resource Center on the west end of Main Street near Dame Shirley Plaza, but that lease expired April 30.
Read more: The Day Reporting Center was looking for a home and found two in downtown Quincy.
PG&E projects Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake water levels to be below normal this summer
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced that Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be below normal this summer due to drought conditions.
PG&E announced the lake level projections May 8 at the 2105 Lake Level Committee meeting in Chico, which is held most years to review and discuss PG&E’s planned water operations for Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake for the remainder of the year. The committee name refers to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission project no. 2105, which is the license number for PG&E’s upper North Fork Feather River hydroelectric project.
Read more: PG&E projects Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake water levels to be below normal this summer