Second Earthquake in a week near Chester
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake struck this morning near the Northern California town of Chester.
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Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Coop announces layoffs
Citing the country's economic downturn, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative, which provides electricity to many rural areas in Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties, announced Friday it would lay off between nine and 10 employees, effective March 31.
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PDH board takes first step toward new election
By Linda Satchwell
At its March 11 board meeting, Plumas District Hospital's directors voted unanimously to "appoint the Plumas County Clerk as its Election Official to process the petition regarding the Tax Limitation Initiative, including, but not limited to, inspecting the voter signatures and, if proper, certification of such initiative petition."
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Don't wait too long to purchase Taste Of Plumas tickets
Make sure to get a seat at the table Saturday, April 10, in the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. The fourth annual Taste of Plumas is one of the most anticipated events of the season which has been a sold-out event and each year. Rave reviews build the returning crowd.
You really need to buy your tickets before April 2 - no foolin'.
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FRC kills motion to send Lay-offs and cut programs
Feather River College trustees voted unanimously against sending layoff notices to six full-time faculty members in a special meeting Tuesday, March 9, a decision that earned them a roomful of applause.
At stake was the football program as well as the men's and women's basketball programs; two vocational programs - office career and technology and outdoor recreation leadership; and a library science position.
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Election Filing period has ended
The filing period for the June 2010 election has come to a close; candidates intending to run have submitted financial statements indicating their intentions to form election committees.
Sheriff Greg Hagwood and retired deputy Bob Shipp have publicly announced their candidacy for sheriff and begun campaigning. In January, county supervisors appointed Hagwood to finish the term of Terry Bergstrand, who retired.
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