Vandalism causes power outage
A Friday, Nov. 16, power outage in the Quincy area was caused by vandalism, according to the electric company.
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative issued a press release Monday afternoon offering a $2,000 reward for “information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons involved in acts of vandalism against the cooperative.”
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Pet owners reminded to take pets into consideration for the holidays
The Humane Society of the United States reminds people that it’s important to include canine and feline friends in Thanksgiving and other holiday preparations. The HSUS is urging pet owners to take important precautions: festive food and beverages, along with the commotion of large gatherings, may pose hazards for furry family members.
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Indian Valley Community Services District manager resigns
Indian Valley Community Services District general manager Frank Richardson has resigned effective Monday, Dec. 3.
The district’s board of directors announced the resignation at their Wednesday, Nov. 14 meeting. A closed session to receive Richardson’s letter of resignation was added to the regular meeting agenda.
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Fuel dumped on highway during reality TV show results in convictions
A Stockton man and his employer were recently sentenced for their roles in dumping hazardous waste on Highway 70 in February.
The crimes occurred during production of a television series called “Hell on the Highway: Highway Heroes.”
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Sheriff’s employees union headed to mediation
Labor negotiations between Plumas County and the Sheriff’s Department Employees Association are at impasse.
Following Tuesday’s closed session, the Board of Supervisors reported the county and the employees association have agreed to mediation.
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