Park association makes bid to operate Plumas-Eureka State Park
Plumas-Eureka State Park, on the list of state parks to be closed next year because of budget shortfalls, may have new life thanks to the efforts of the volunteer-driven Plumas-Eureka State Park Association.
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Highway 70 update at Spanish Creek Bridge
10/12/2011 update: From PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno
"Because of the conditions of the hill stability, we are not going to repair or replace the pole which leaned after the earthslide. Instead, PG&E is installing about five new wooden poles and about 2,000 feet of new powerlines east of the slide, where the ground is more stable."
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Burn ban rescinded for Plumas and Lassen counties
Effective Friday, Oct. 7, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit (LMU) rescinded the suspension on all burning on state responsibility area lands within Lassen, Modoc and Plumas counties. LMU will maintain and staff an appropriate level of firefighting resources until the potential for wildfire decreases.
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Plumas County Museum to stay open Sundays in October
The Plumas County Museum will be open Sundays in October from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conjunction with the Plumas County Visitors Bureau fall foliage promotion.
The museum, which was also open Sundays in October last year, saw 114 visitors through its doors on those days alone. As one of only a couple of places open in Quincy on Saturdays and Sundays, the museum is a welcome stop for visitors to the county.
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Mountain Harvest Festival coming to Quincy
Need to forget all the bad economic news for a while and get together and have some fun? Plumas Arts can’t think of a better time or place to do just that than the eighth annual Mountain Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds from 1 to 5 p.m.
Plumas Arts invites folks to come together in beautiful Quincy where the fantastic fall colors show amid majestic American Valley pines and practice some social networking — the old fashioned way: face to face, in the same place. There is more than one reason hundreds of people consider this one of their favorite events of the year.
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To buy or not to buy still at issue in hospital loan
What should have been a simple City Council approval of loan documents drawn up by Steve Gross, the city of Portola and Eastern Plumas Health Care’s mutual attorney, (with smiles and thanks all around) led to continued and extended discussion at the regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28, regarding whether the city should purchase property owned by EPHC outright.
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