Indian Valley Youth Summit seeks mentors
The Indian Valley Youth Summit is looking for adults in the community who are willing to mentor a local young person.
The Youth Summit is a community organization formed four years ago to address and study the apparent epidemic of suicidal depression among young people, as evidenced by five actual Indian Valley youth suicides in a span of five years.
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Schomac buys Woodbridge, invites public to rename
After recently closing escrow on the Woodbridge development in Portola for about $700,000 plus $267,000 in property taxes, the developers report they would like the public to help them rename the project.
Schomac Group Inc. invites Feather Publishing readers to post name suggestions in the comment section after this story on Plumasnews.com.
Schomac said it is looking for a name befitting the future housing and commercial area located at the end of Gulling Street behind Portola High School. Plans call for 1,005 dwelling units and approximately 170,000 square feet of business space.
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Rec district invites the public to help with future vision
M. Kate West
The Almanor Recreation and Park District is encouraging Lake Almanor Basin residents to engage in discussion and creation of a future vision when it hosts its annual Strategic Planning Workshop on Monday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the district’s headquarters building at 102 Meadowbrook Way (the modular next door to the Truman Collins Sports Complex).
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Winds topple trees and power lines; several fires reported
This downed tree on Chandler Road near the corner of Quincy Junction Road blocked emergency vehicles from reaching a fire early Friday morning, February 6, 2015. Photo by Kevin Mallory
10 a.m. update:
Wind gusts from a strong Pacific weather system are causing numerous problems in Plumas County.
There are reports of several fires as well as downed trees and power outages.
U.S. Forest Service strike teams are on the scene of two fires in the Spring Garden area.
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Quincy woman to appear on ‘The Price is Right’
This Monday, Feb. 9, Quincy residents will get the chance to see one of their own on the CBS show “The Price is Right.”
Rachelle Elliot (Perkins), daughter of Quincy’s Bill Perkins and Sandy Baker, went to a filming of the popular game show Dec. 3, 2014, and was called down on the show to be a contestant.
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