County leaders plan to hire several employees
County officials didn’t waste any time after the 2014-15 budget was adopted to seek permission to fill vacancies in their departments.
During its Oct. 7 meeting, the Board of Supervisors authorized a dozen positions to be filled. Some will be internal promotions, but most will be advertised to the public.
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Supervisors begin meeting with lively public comment, set new winter hours
Public comment turned out to be livelier than normal during the Board of Supervisors’ Oct. 7 meeting, with supervisors sparring with a candidate, and a concerned citizen taking on the Forest Service.
District 5 supervisor candidate Jim Judd drew some fire when he passed out a document with highlights from the meeting between California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joe Farrow and Sheriff Greg Hagwood, when the former was in town to discuss the possibility of collaborating on a new administrative building for the two agencies.
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Taylorsville business celebrates cash register centennial
Miriam S. CodyStaff Writer
|Jack and Karen Wood, parents of Kelly Tan, stand near the famous 100-year-old cash register in Young’s Market. Photos by Miriam S. Cody
What do you get for a 100-year-old cash register on its birthday? Cash would seem the obvious answer. However, at the party Kelly Tan and her family have planned for their centennial register, at Young’s Market in Taylorsville on Saturday, Oct. 18, she thinks cake will suffice.
That’s why she’s holding a cake contest, along with many other activities, for anyone who wishes to attend.
The party will be from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be free food and beverages; samples of fine cheeses; live music; and homemade, nitrate-free barbecued sausage — free-range chicken will also go on the barbecue.
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Portola City Council candidates answer questions
From five candidates, voters will choose two to fill open Portola City Council positions in November.
Bill Powers and Pat Morton are the appointed incumbents, and their challengers are John Gault, Linda Van Dahlen and Terri Woods.
The candidates answered questions put to them by Feather Publishing. Each candidate was given a limit of 120 words per answer.
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FRC plans tribute for deceased student Abigail "Grace" Holland
Update 10/15/14 12:30 p.m.
The family of Grace Holland has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support in the wake of Grace's death. They said they have been deeply moved by the stories, anecdotes and memories about Grace. A special email address has been established for people who would like to send a message directly to Grace's family. Photos and video clips are also welcome. The address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Two tributes have been planned for Abigail “Grace” Holland, the Feather River College student who died last weekend.
According to FRC President Kevin Trutna, a short vigil will take place tonight at 7:30 (Wednesday, Oct. 15) in the FRC gymnasium. The vigil will follow the volleyball game.
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