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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

Oakland Camp hosts annual artists’ camp

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Vessels made from various fabric and other materials such as seaweed, wire and raffia are the result of a fabric art class at Oakland Camp during the week of June 17. Photos by Laura Beaton
Laura Beaton

  Summer camp is not just for kids, as nearly 75 adult artists proved during the week of June 17 at the Oakland Feather River Camp in Quincy.

  Now in its 21st year, the art camp has evolved from a city of Oakland-run program to a private enterprise headed by Oakland artist Karen LeGault.

  Weeklong classes in oil and watercolor painting, fiber arts, ceramics, flamework glass, fused glasswork, paper making and mosaics offer students personalized instruction from world-class artists.

  Camaraderie is part of the draw of the camp: many students have been attending for a decade or more.

  Students camp out in tent cabins and enjoy daily classes, evening workshops, campfires and communal meals.

  A student art show Saturday, June 22, topped off the weeklong artistic immersion, providing viewers an amazing and eclectic array of artwork.

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