Portola company supports Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council
|High Sierra Gas supports the Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council with a matching funds program. From left: Janet Reihsen, MVSC membership chairman; Leslie Cercek, High Sierra Gas manager; Jack McKeehan, owner; and MVSC president Bill Tantau. Photo submitted
High Sierra Gas is offering a matching funds program in support of the Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council. MVSC is a nonprofit corporation that is restoring the historical White Sulphur Springs Ranch site in Clio.
This matching funds campaign will be in effect during the annual membership drive, between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15. New members or members renewing their membership during this period will have their membership fee, as well as any additional donation, matched by High Sierra Gas up to $250.
Similarly, nonmembers can see their donation doubled by sending contributions directly to the MVSC during this time period. The matching funds program applies to all contributors, whether or not they are customers of High Sierra Gas.
For more information visit mohawkvalley.us, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 836-2495. MVSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
Meals For Life at The Express Coffee Shop
The Express Coffee Shop will be setting all profits aside on Sat. Oct. 25 to aid the sister-in-law of the owner, Lucio Macias in her fight with liver cancer. Josefina Rodriquez contracted Hepatitis C some time ago. In the process of treating that illness, doctors discovered that she had a cancer in her liver. She is on a donor list, but must undergo two weeks of treatment in Arizona before a transplant can take place. The treatment can cost up to $10,000 plus living expenses while she is in Arizona and will place a heavy financial burden on the family.
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PG&E reduces wildfire risk, improves public access to Bucks Lake
|Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s tree contractor, Mountain Enterprisess, cuts and chips dead and dying trees to improve forest health and reduce fire risk on the south side of Bucks Lake. Photo courtesy Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is removing hazardous trees, along with dead and dying trees, near Bucks Lake in order to reduce wildfire risk, improve public access and boost forest health.
The project area covers nearly 30 acres on the south side of Bucks Lake. It will reduce the risk of hazardous trees falling onto the Oroville-Quincy Highway and Mile High Road and will eliminate dead and dying trees that can burn easily or harbor tree-killing insects and diseases.
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Local fallen firefighter honored at national ceremony
Luke Sheehy, of Susanville, was one of 107 fallen firefighters honored at the 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, Oct. 12. The service was held at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
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County leaders plan to hire several employees
County officials didn’t waste any time after the 2014-15 budget was adopted to seek permission to fill vacancies in their departments.
During its Oct. 7 meeting, the Board of Supervisors authorized a dozen positions to be filled. Some will be internal promotions, but most will be advertised to the public.
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