City tours Downieville bike event

The Portola City Council took a field trip to the Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race and Festival on Aug. 2. Council members, city staff and guests were invited to tour the event layout and town by the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Event and Partnership Manager Teal Stetson-Lee. From left, Building Inspector Dave Mann, Portola Mayor Tom Cooley, Linda Cooley, Rebecca Dewhirst, Portola Public Works Director Todd Roberts, Interim City Manager Leslie Chrysler, City Council Member Pat Morton, incoming City Manager Lauren Knox and Cal Patterson. Photo submitted by Linda Cooley