Portola grad saves the life of Reno man
Jessica Bauer, a 2005 Portola High School graduate, was on her way to work as an EMT with REMSA in Reno, Nev., when she saw a glow in the distance. It was 4 a.m., April 23.
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Deputy’s appeal fails
Former Plumas County Deputy Jeff Bergstrand’s effort to challenge his termination, which originally occurred in 2008, has come to an unsuccessful end.
When asked whether the grievance process had concluded, Acting Plumas County Counsel Brian Morris indicated, “In the county’s view this matter is closed.”
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Posch pleads to charges
High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch pled no contest to two counts of filing a false police report Tuesday, April 27.
Each charge carries a maximum possible jail sentence of six months for a total exposure of one year. Sentencing is scheduled for June 7.
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Nakoma sold to Feather River Inn developer
After nearly six years of upheaval and bankruptcy court, the Nakoma Resort and Golf Course at Gold Mountain has been sold to the Schomac Group, Inc., developers out of Tucson, Ariz., who are also current owners of the Feather River Inn, 10 miles away at the other end of Mohawk Valley.
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Marijuana growers convicted on gun and drug charges
United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that late Friday afternoon a federal jury convicted defendants Jose Alfredo Zepeda, 20, of East Palo Alto, and Clemente Ferrias Arroyo, 63, of Morgan Hill, of conspiring to manufacture at least 1,000 marijuana plants, manufacturing at least 1,000 marijuana plants, and possessing of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes.
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