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The second annual Indian Valley Story Fest will take place from 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Indian Valley Community Center in Greenville. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children under 12 or only $10 for the whole family.
The program for the day will begin with story-making and storytelling workshops offered at two levels from 1-2 p.m.: an adult session with Mary Gay Ducey and a children's session with Margaret Garcia. Local tellers from the Tale Spinners monthly meeting sessions perform 2-3:45 p.m.
Plumas Unified School District’s reserve fund was the subject of discussion, yet again, at the October school board meeting.
That reserve, or “rainy day” fund, is vital to the schools, given their complex finances and dependence on the vagaries of the California state budget. The size of the reserve, which this district’s board has set at 45 percent at the recommendation of district administration, is debatable, however.
The sewer pond that leaked thousands of gallons of effluent into Wolf Creek this summer will be abandoned.
Chief operator Jim Hamblin reported this to directors of the Indian Valley Community Services District Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Chester: Merchant's Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 5 p.m., Main Street businesses open their doors and bowls of goodies to trick-or-treaters, young or gently used. For more information call Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce 258-2426.
Quincy: Safe Trick or Treat, 3 - 6 p.m. in downtown. For information, Sarah at 283-0188.
Quincy: Haunts, Spectres and Mysterious Creatures of Plumas County, 6:30 - 8 p.m., lawn of the Variel House at the Plumas County Museum. Ghostly tales and legends of Plumas County apparitions, phantoms and mysterious phenomenon; $5 donation at the door, benefits the museum, 283-6320.
Chester: Halloween Party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.; Almanor Bowling Center, 376 Main St.; SIDE F/X and costume contest, judging at midnight - cash prizes
When Michael Schoff purchased Gold Mountain properties from the bankruptcy trustee in Reno, Nev., last April, many people in the county looked to Schoff as a hero.
Gold Mountain residents looked to Schoff to take over maintenance and responsibility for the golf course and the Nakoma clubhouse and hoped Nakoma's revitalization would slow the loss in their property values.
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