Senator Dave Cox dies at age 72
Today, Tuesday, July 13 Lassen and Plumas counties lost a political advocate with the death of California State Senator Dave Cox, District 1.
Surrounded by family and friends, Cox died after a 13-year battle with prostate cancer.
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It's all in a name
The city of Portola has demonstrated an ongoing concern about notifying traffic along Highway 70 that there is more to the town on the other side of the Feather River across the Gulling Street Bridge.
In the past, the city established a wayfinding sign on the corner of Gulling Street and Sierra Street (Highway 70) directing traffic to Old Town, as the business district along Commercial Street is called.
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County amends transient vendor ordinance
Joshua SeboldStaff Writer7/14/2010
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved the first reading of an ordinance to amend the county code in areas relating to itinerant vendors at a Tuesday, July 6, meeting.
The ordinance changes the itinerant vendor license cost from $25 per day or $100 per month to $200 per year.
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Sweet smelling and full of life: Antelope campgrounds are ready for visitors
Campgrounds of the Antelope Lake Recreation Area have new, "sweet-smelling" vault toilets installed, some of which are fully accessible, and campers are invited to witness the quiet beauty of the burgeoning vegetation and wildlife.
A total of 11 new toilets were installed at Antelope Lake campgrounds, including eight at Lone Rock and three at Long Point group and family campgrounds.
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CHP nabs kidnapping suspect after Amber Alert sighting in Lassen County
The Susanville area California Highway Patrol have in custody two adults allegedly involved in a possible kidnapping that occurred shortly before 10 a.m. today, Friday, July 9. The traffic stop occurred at the Honey Lake Rest Stop, south of Janesville on Highway 395.
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department said no children were involved in the Amber Alert issued earlier today.
Initial reports of what transpired earlier in the day are now blurred. We will keep you posted on further updates as we receive them.
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Go back in history during Gold Discovery Days
Adventure seekers will be converging on Plumas Eureka State Park in Johnsville on Saturday and Sunday, July 17 – 18. The annual Gold Discovery Days celebration will be in full swing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
Sunday will kick off at 8 a.m. with the acclaimed pancake breakfast hosted by Portola Rotary Club, with musical accompaniment provided by Code Blue Grass. An added feature of the breakfast is the Sunday morning drawing, with many valuable prizes from the park’s gift shop.
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