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.
Read more: Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location
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.
Read more: State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract
House fire leaves woman, baby homeless
Tiffiney LozanoStaff Writer2/24/2010
A house fire last week, inadvertently caused by a property owner, has left a Blairsden women and her 14-month-old daughter homeless.
No injures were reported; however, the duplex unit located just off Bonta Street suffered significant damages.
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City water and sewer: Who gets the bill?
Uncollected water and sewer bills have been piling up at City Hall for the past few years to the tune of $32,861.
When a property owner defaults on a city-owed bill, the city can place a lien or an assessment on the tax roll to collect it. When a renter defaults, there is no recourse.
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National Weather Service issues storm warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
FRI FEB 26 2010
A STRONG STORM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW...RAIN AND HIGH WINDS TO THE
MOUNTAINS OF INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY AND TONIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 FEET ARE EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER
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Sierra Pacific Industries to re-start small log mill
"SPI to partially re-open small-log mill, cuts one large-log shift, net gain in jobs"
See Wednesday's papers for the full story