Plumas Arts hosts Art Walk Feb. 5
Plumas Arts organizes local galleries and downtown Quincy businesses together for Art Walks several times a year. On these wonderful nights a downtown nightlife revolves around gallery openings and artists.
Temperatures Friday, Feb. 5, may be chilly, but smiles will be warm as friends and neighbors gather around the Plumas Arts Gallery, Eagles Nest and Main Street Artists Gallery.
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Local rescue dog saves lives in Haiti
Pearl, a High Sierra Animal Rescue dog turned search and rescue dog, and her handler, Captain Ron Horetski of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, were part of a task force deployed to Haiti Jan. 13.
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Portola buses running chains, all schools open and on schedule for Wednesday
2/3/2010 - 6:00 a.m.
The bus barn at Plumas Unified School District called to inform Feather Publishing that all PUSD schools are open and running on time for Wednesday, Feb. 3. Buses in the Portola area are running chains because they received two inches of new snow in the area.
Current chain controls for Plumas County can be viewed here.
Big Rig accident west of Quincy; traffic affected
Feather Publishing1/29/2010; 3:30 p.m.
An overturned big rig has partially blocked the route from Quincy down the Feather River Canyon. Initially both lanes were blocked but as of 3:30 Cal Trans reports that one lane is open with controlled traffic. The crash reportedly spilled a load of lumber onto the road, and radio traffic indicated about two gallons of diesel fuel has spilled out so far. The crash site is between the Greenville Wye and Spanish Creek Bridge; travel from Greenville down the Canyon towards Oroville will likely be unaffected. Photo submitted1/30/20107:00 a.m. Update
Highway 70 has been cleared and is open to normal traffic.
Hearing on Almanor development postponed
Winter weather and road conditions forced postponement Tuesday, Jan. 19, of a public hearing about the Lake Front at Walker Ranch project at Lake Almanor.
County supervisors were set to hear an appeal of the planning departmentís approval of the environmental review document for the development. When the developerís representative, the appellants and an environmental consultant could not make it to the meeting in Quincy because of last weekís winter storm, the board tentatively moved the hearing to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2.
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PG&E cautions snowmobilers about debris beneath snow
Snowmobilers are cautioned to avoid riding near power lines, even in areas where power has been restored, due to debris that may be just below the snow surface, Pacific Gas and Electric Company advised.
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