County’s mental health director Sebold resigns
Plumas County Director of Mental Health John Sebold has resigned.
The long-time county department head submitted a letter of resignation to the county Board of Supervisors on Thursday morning, March 8.
In an email to the Mental Hyealth Commission, Sebold said he will be retiring in late May.
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Service districts hope to win grant for new treatment plant study
The Quincy Community Services District agreed to bet a couple hundred dollars for a chance to win $100,000.
“It’s better than buying a lottery ticket,” Quincy board member Ruth Jackson said.
“Yes it is,” said Plumas County Community Action executive director David Keller.
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School recall effort underway: Board member quits post
After the Plumas Unified School District superintendent and two school board members received notices that a recall effort was underway to remove them from office, one school board member abruptly quit.
Brad Baker, who represents the Quincy area, stood and said, “I will save the district the cost of a recall election – I quit.”
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Nat Geo agrees to pull ‘Wild Justice’ episode about fatal shooting
A nationa television network went out of its way to do Plumas County a big favor last week.
In a gesture extremely rare for the television industry, National Geographic Channel agreed to pull a segment from the Sunday, March 11, season premiere of “Wild Justice.”
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Saving Time, Saving Energy Daylight Saving Time: Its History and Why We Use It
California Energy Commission
Spring forward...Fall back....
It's ingrained in our consciousness almost as much as the A-B-Cs or our spelling reminder of "i before e...." And it's a regular event, though perhaps a bit less regular than the swallows coming back to Capistrano. (Though that may even change with the impacts of global climate change.)
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Fire crews save barn
A crew from Quincy Fire Department works to contain a brush fire by the Old Keifer Barn near Chandler Road on Wednesday morning, March. 7.
Quincy fire and the U.S. Forest Service responded to the call after wind blew a burn pile out of control just before 10 a.m. The fire, which burned less than a half acre, was stopped just 40-feet from the barn.
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