More local families relying on food stamps
More Plumas County residents rely on food stamps than ever before.
In a continued sign of the depressed economic times, 622 households received food stamp assistance in May. The average household is comprised of roughly three people.
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PSREC finds ways to meet changing needs
Trish Welsh Taylor
“It’s been an incredible year in the energy business,” said Dave Roberti, 2011 president of the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC) board of directors. He was speaking at the Sept. 10 annual board meeting and membership gathering. “But we are not going to be able to rest on our laurels.”
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State inmate transfer focus of Quincy townhall meeting
Members of the Plumas County Community Corrections Partnership Executive Committee will host a townhall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy.
The 7 p.m. meeting in Serpilio Hall will address Assembly Bill 109: California’s Prison Realignment Bill.
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Grant funds entrepreneurial program at FRC
Feather River College Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) members have partnered with Plumas Unified School District, Plumas Bank and the county’s chambers of commerce to bring the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour to Feather River College Thursday, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Amy Schulz, SIFE adviser and director for Workforce Innovation Partnership – Youth Entrepreneurship at FRC, said Thursday’s event is about building entrepreneurial pathways for high school and college students, age 14 – 27.
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County cash will keep visitors bureau in business for a few more months
The Plumas County Visitors Bureau is still alive. Barely.
The Board of Supervisors last week approved a motion that will keep the bureau solvent through the end of the year.
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