Plan will keep fair and staff intact for another year
Supervisor Jon Kennedy devised the plan.
Fair Manager John Steffanic and his two-person staff agreed to take pay cuts to make the plan work.
The result is the Plumas-Sierra County Fair likely will stay in business with its current staff — at least through next summer.
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County seeks input on alcohol and drug services
Plumas County is seeking community participation in planning comprehensive Alcohol and Drug services. There will be a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds to address this goal.
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State Rt 147 to be closed for road work
Cal Trans has announced that this road work and road closure has been postponed until August 18th.
State Route 147 in Plumas County will be CLOSED from the junction of State Route 36 to County Road A-21. The closure begins tomorrow, August 11, 2011 and continues through August 24, 2011, 24 HOURS PER DAY. A detour is available via County Road A-21. The closure is necessary to facilitate roadway rehabilitation and widening, which includes adding 2-ft paved shoulders, improving the driving surface and striping. The project is being construction by Steve Manning Construction Inc.
1934 babies, spouses invited to annual birthday bash potluck Sunday
Born in 1934?
If so, you and your significant other are invited to attend the annual 1934 Birthday Party Bash at Gansner Park in Quincy Sunday, Aug. 21 at 2 p.m.
Claiming 1934 was a vintage year, the late Bob Melms started this yearly celebration nearly two decades ago and it continues to get bigger and better every year.
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Black Irish Band performing railroad ballads during Portola Railroad Days
The 29th occurrence of Railroad Days, Portola’s big hurrah, is just around the corner. As in years past, traditions like the softball tournament and the horseshoe tournament and the Willie Tate Memorial Run will provide the community with some good-natured competition.
The Lucky Duck Race is returning, where the competition is zanier, but winners end up with real money. And the Mountain Madness Car Show, which has grown every year for the past four or five years, promises to be the biggest yet.
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County issues layoff notices
The hard decisions have been made.
After weeks of discussion and weighing alternatives, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors voted to begin laying off county workers.
“I think we have to issue some pink slips today,” Supervisor Robert Meacher said, prior to the board voting unanimously to do so. “We are doing this with the hope that perhaps we can turn it around.”
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