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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Supervisors begin meeting with lively public comment, set new winter hours
Public comment turned out to be livelier than normal during the Board of Supervisors’ Oct. 7 meeting, with supervisors sparring with a candidate, and a concerned citizen taking on the Forest Service.
District 5 supervisor candidate Jim Judd drew some fire when he passed out a document with highlights from the meeting between California Highway Patrol Commissioner Joe Farrow and Sheriff Greg Hagwood, when the former was in town to discuss the possibility of collaborating on a new administrative building for the two agencies.
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