Hospital re-use, geothermal, surplus property issues up for discussion
A hospital re-use study and a report on the 2009 audit are two items up for discussion Monday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m., when directors of the Indian Valley Health Care District meet in the Indian Valley Civic Center at 430 Main St. in Greenville.
Also up for possible action will be the study of geothermal alternatives and a legal opinion in the disposition of surplus property.
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SPI to partially reopen small-log mill, cut a shift at large-log mill
Sierra Pacific Industries announced Monday, Feb. 22, that it would partially reopen its small-log sawmill in Quincy in early May.
That good news was tempered, however, by SPI’s concurrent announcement that it would be cutting staffing at its large-log mill from two shifts to one.
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Cultural connections grant keeps Plumas in performances
Plumas Arts has been able to keep Plumas County rich in culturally diverse performing arts thanks to funding from the James Irvine Foundation. In 2008 Plumas Arts was awarded a two-year Creative Connections grant that has not only kept the shows coming, but also brought admission prices to all-time lows.
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Summer holds promise of second annual Momboosa Music Festival
M. Kate West
"With the momentum and branding that was built from the first Momboosa Music Festival in 2009, we want to build a 2010 event to further generate community revenue throughout the summer," Jess Horning told members of the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce Feb. 17.
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Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location
California Gold Mush Lake Davis Sled Dog and Snowshoe Races are still on for Feb. 26-28, but after surveying the racecourse, organizers have moved the staging area to Camp 5 at a slightly higher elevation.
The race staging area has been moved to the backup location at the Camp 5 turnoff at Lake Davis, accessed by West Street in Portola, until further notice. Fillipini Flat area has melted out and trails from that area are in poor shape.
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State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract
The state budget crunch has recreation and other non-vocational programs under fire at California community colleges.
The chancellor's office wants to ensure state money is spent in alignment with the priorities laid out by the government.
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