Earth Days Activities in Plumas County
Feather River Land Trust invites everyone to participate in community events honoring our home: Planet Earth.
April is Earth Month and Plumas County certainly knows how to celebrate. Several community groups and organizations, including the land trust, have come together to offer “fellow earthlings” a variety of activities.
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East Quincy Community Services District considers hiring new general manager
The county might be doing just fine without a CAO, but the board of the East Quincy Services District is leaning toward hiring a general manager to run its operations.
The district has been without a permanent GM since September 2013, when former GM David Edwards resigned his position of one year.
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The future of clean energy is here
Samantha P. Hawthorne
A future of clean energy technologies is within reach, stated the United States Department of Energy’s 2013 report “Revolution Now.”
According to the report, technologies produced by solar energy have seen a “dramatic reduction in cost” within the last five years, which have led to a “surge in consumer, industrial and commercial deployment.” Trends have shown a “historic shift to a cleaner, more domestic and more secure energy future.”
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Cal Fire delays inspections Wants public to understand the benefits of the stat
Cal Fire had been scheduled to begin property inspections last week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand their purpose.
“We are not asking anyone to clear cut,” said Rich Martinez, of Cal Fire. “We just want to assess the house to ensure that it’s defensible in case of a fire.”
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Board says yes to district attorney, but no to county clerk
With the demand for services for the criminal defendant population growing dramatically due to the impact of Assembly Bill 109, District Attorney David Hollister asked the Board of Supervisors for authorization to reorganize the alternative sentencing program.
The program had been developed in 2012 with an anticipated average of 25 participants.
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Gallery hosts grand reopening reception after downtown fire
Artist Phil Gallagher, standing tall, addresses the crowd of artists and supporters attending the Grand Reopening Reception at the Main Street Artists Gallery on April 4. The gallery was seriously damaged during the Dec. 15, 2013, downtown fire in Quincy. Photo by Laura Beaton
The fire of Dec. 15, 2013, will go down in history as one of Quincy’s latter-day tragedies. Thankfully, no lives were lost and although four businesses were totally destroyed, several have now reopened or relocated.
Friday, April 4, was the grand reopening celebration at the Main Street Artists Gallery. With the smell of varnish still in the air, a crowd of more than a hundred artists and supporters gathered to celebrate the successful restoration and reopening of the artists’ cooperative.
Formed in 2009, the Main Street Artists Gallery was a joint effort of local artists and art patrons who desired a venue to present high quality professional art to the public as well as to provide a location for public events.
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