Woman convicted of burglary still at large, warrant issued
|Rebecca Loretz is a fugitive convicted of multiple felonies in Plumas County.
A convicted burglar who failed to show up for a jury’s guilty verdict in November is on the loose.
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Three men suffer minor injuries after CHP car collides with garbage truck
A collision between a California Highway Patrol car and a garbage truck sent three men to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday, Dec. 8.
All three were checked out at Eastern Plumas Health Care and released following the 10 a.m. crash on Highway 70 near Beckwourth.
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Almanor artist, teacher and writer’s third book celebrates ‘Picking Willows’
Pat Kurtz, a longtime Plumas County resident, has published her third book, “Picking Willows with Daisy and Lilly Baker, Maidu Basket Makers of Lake Almanor.”
Kurtz, born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, grew up under the influence of Hawaii’s multicultural society. Her pan-Pacific upbringing gave her friends of all nationalities, as well as an appreciation of different cultures and traditions.
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Quincy district votes to resume consolidation effort
The Quincy Community Services District said it’s willing to revive the consolidation effort with the East Quincy Services District — as long as it’s a “good-faith” effort.
At a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Quincy district’s board of directors voted 4-0 to resume the talks in whatever form they might take.
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Total eclipse can be seen by Plumas County residents Saturday morning
A total lunar eclipse will be visible during the early morning Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3:33 to 9:30 a.m. PST, according to the National Aeronautic and Space Administration.
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Long-term care crisis looms; Californians unprepared for the costs
If you became disabled or incapacitated tomorrow, how long could you support yourself without any public assistance? A month? A year? What if you live to be 95?
The truth is, 99 percent of us are just one medical emergency — a stroke, an accident — away from needing such help, whether in the form of Social Security disability, Medicare or MediCal.
Read more: Long-term care crisis looms; Californians unprepared for the costs