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Dine Out for Digging In event supports garden education

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Digging In participants get excited about earthworms. From left: Serena Polzak, Tatum Hughes and Tenaya Fletcher. Photo courtesy Plumas Rural Services
Feather Publishing
4/21/2014
 

The Digging In garden education program is hosting its annual Dine Out for Digging In fundraiser Saturday, April 26. Digging In is a community-based program that makes hands-on garden and nutrition education possible for classes at Quincy and Greenville elementary schools.

Dine Out for Digging In guests will enjoy a meal of shepherd’s pie, generously prepared by Pangaea Café and Pub, as well as a no-host bar and a prize giveaway. Seatings are available at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Carey Candy Co. and Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative in Quincy and Lupines Natural Foods in Greenville.

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Earth Days Activities in Plumas County

Feather Publishing
4/20/2014
 

Feather River Land Trust invites everyone to participate in community events honoring our home: Planet Earth.

April is Earth Month and Plumas County certainly knows how to celebrate. Several community groups and organizations, including the land trust, have come together to offer “fellow earthlings” a variety of activities.

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East Quincy Community Services District considers hiring new general manager

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
4/19/2014

 

The county might be doing just fine without a CAO, but the board of the East Quincy Services District is leaning toward hiring a general manager to run its operations.

The district has been without a permanent GM since September 2013, when former GM David Edwards resigned his position of one year.

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The future of clean energy is here

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
4/19/2014

 

A future of clean energy technologies is within reach, stated the United States Department of Energy’s 2013 report “Revolution Now.”

According to the report, technologies produced by solar energy have seen a “dramatic reduction in cost” within the last five years, which have led to a “surge in consumer, industrial and commercial deployment.” Trends have shown a “historic shift to a cleaner, more domestic and more secure energy future.”

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Cal Fire delays inspections - Wants public to understand the benefits

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
4/18/2014
 

Cal Fire had been scheduled to begin property inspections last week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand their purpose.

“We are not asking anyone to clear cut,” said Rich Martinez, of Cal Fire. “We just want to assess the house to ensure that it’s defensible in case of a fire.”

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