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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Recall moving forward: Residents upset with the Indian Valley Community Services District’s board gathered enough signatures to force a recall election for three of the directors.
  • Sticker shock: Developers of the stalled Feather River Inn project say they are stunned by the Graeagle Fire Protection District’s demand for an up-front $250,000 annexation fee.
  • Scam revealed: A Quincy man was almost certain an offer to earn cash as a secret shopper was a scam... But he decided to play along.

College trustees split on faculty layoffs

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
3/10/2010


In a dramatic 2-2 vote, Feather River College trustees failed to pass a resolution that would have sent layoff notices to six full-time faculty members. The fifth trustee was absent from the Thursday, March 4, meeting.

The board was scheduled to revisit the issue at a special meeting Tuesday, March 9.

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Formerly fat doctor to dish weight-loss secrets in Quincy appearance

Tiffiney Lozano
Staff Writer
3/10/2010


Family physician Dr. Nick Yphantides will present a free lecture at the Quincy Town Hall Theatre next Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m.

Author of the popular book “My Big Fat Greek Diet,” Dr. Nick jokes that despite his accomplished career, he was “board certified” in medical hypocrisy, as 10 years ago he weighed in at close to 500 pounds.

Read more: Formerly fat doctor to dish weight-loss secrets in Quincy appearance

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Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry rides again

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
3/10/2010


    Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry show is the eastern Plumas event that keeps going and going and going. Now in its 24th year, the show featuring a taste of the Old West will return March 19 – 20 to the Sierra Valley Grange on Highway 70.

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Winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 a.m. Saturday

Urgent - Winter Weather Message...Corrected Wording
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
830 AM PST Fri Mar 12 2010


...Heavy Mountain Snow Developing Later Today And This Evening...

.A Winter Storm Was Producing Snow In The Northern And Coastal
Mountains This Morning And Will Spread Snow Into The Sierra Nevada
Today. Snow Will Taper Off This Evening In The Coastal And Northern
Mountains But Linger In The Sierra Nevada Into Early Saturday
Morning. Snow Amounts Of A Foot Or More Are Possible At The Higher
Elevations.

Read more: Winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 a.m. Saturday

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