Burn ban rescinded
Effective Friday, Oct. 8 at 8 a.m., the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit has rescinded the suspension on all burning on State Responsibility Area Lands within Lassen, Modoc and Plumas Counties. Burn permits are not required until May 1, 2011.
Following are some important things to remember regarding residential burning:
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Hearing ends without decision on Feather River Inn
A daylong hearing Friday, Oct. 8, on the lawsuit that has stymied development at the Feather River Inn ended without a decision.
The judge said she would issue an opinion within 90 days.
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League hosts host of forums
The League of Women Voters will host the candidates for U.S. Congressional District 4 in a debate Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre.
There are three candidates running for the 4th District seat in Congress: Republican incumbent Tom McClintock, Democrat Clint Curtis and Independent Ben Emery. Each candidate has been invited.
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Broken main disrupts Portola water supply
At approximately 8 PM last night the city experienced the rupture of a 12-inch water transmission line at Beckwourth and Loyalton streets. This is a main water line to the City's water storage tanks and the South side of the City. City crew have been working on the repair throughout the night and
this morning had to order additional pipe material from Western Supply in Reno.
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District 5 supervisor candidates debate
Supervisorial candidates for the District 5 run-off election, Jon Kennedy and Dick Lundy, faced off one last time in Graeagle Sept, 30. Both candidates have had time to hone their messages, which were well presented and well informed regarding District 5 and county issues for the most part.
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