Community Development Commission to assume control of Wildwood Village
The Plumas County Community Development Commission is in the final stages of taking control of the Wildwood Village complex, which will be dedicated entirely to providing subsidized housing for seniors and disabled residents.
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Revised fire protection maps could help generate more projects
Plumas Corporation Executive Director John Sheehan told the Board of Supervisors, at a recent meeting, that improvements to the county’s and Plumas National Forest’s wildland urban interface (WUI) maps could generate $2.7 million in economic activity over the next two years.
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Indian Valley's Nov. 6 Story Fest features Mary Gay Ducey
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.
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School district reserve fund subject of discussion
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.
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Leaky sewer pond to be abandoned
Indian Valley Editor
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.
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Frightful doings and ghastly gatherings
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
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