College to settle players’ lawsuit
Board president Bill Elliott reported Nov. 17 that the Feather River Community College District Board of Trustees voted in closed session to authorize college president and superintendent Ron Taylor to settle the lawsuit Emory Boyd Jr., Quinton Hancock and Nicholos Page filed against the college Jan. 25. Individually named defendants include Athletic Director Merle Trueblood, head football coach James Johnson and assistant coach Josh White.
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Recall petition for Portola mayor deemed “sufficient”
Portola City Clerk Leslie Tigan certified the petition to recall Mayor Dan Wilson last Tuesday.
The petition was received by the city Oct. 13 with a raw count of 364 signatures from proponent Jeanne Rowden-Dansby; 269 signatures from voters registered as living in Portola are required to initiate a special recall election.
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EQSD board addresses new director’s potential conflicts
The East Quincy Services District’s board of directors said it wants to make sure a newly elected member doesn’t have a conflict of interest.
Mike Green, who ousted incumbent Steve Grant in the Nov. 8 election, lives in the East Quincy district. However, he works as a water/wastewater operator for the Quincy Community Services District.
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Tradition and the new timber meet in Plumas National Forest
Indian Valley Editor
Members and employees of the Greenville Indian Rancheria, including honored elders in the larger Mountain Maidu community, have been working to combine traditional ecological knowledge with modern forestry and firefighting practices in conjunction with the Forest Service.
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Advocates seek justice for brain-damaged Greenville man
His friends acknowledge that Jarold Hovland is no choirboy.
The 33-year-old Greenville man has a history of violence, heavy drug and alcohol abuse, and a criminal record to back it up.
And it was an act of violence that changed Hovland’s life forever.
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