First school closure committee to meet in Greenville
The first meeting of the Indian Valley School Closure and Consolidation Committee, or 7-11 Committee, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Greenville High School library.
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Sheehan reflects on Plumas Corporation career
John Sheehan leaned back in his swivel chair and glanced at reminders of his 20 years as Plumas Corporation executive director.
The photos, awards and mementos stand out in a room littered with boxes.
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Last call for comment on Portola General Plan update
Portola citizens have until Jan. 11 to comment on the city’s update to its General Plan and the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) to its environmental review of the changes.
Public review of the EIR documents began Nov. 30 (with comment taken at the Dec. 14 meeting) and will culminate at the public hearing scheduled for the regular meeting of the Portola City Council at 7 p.m. Jan. 11.
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Chico woman killed in Spring Garden crash
The California Highway Patrol is investigating whether marijuana played a role in a vehicle accident early this morning that left one Chico resident dead and another injured.
Kelly M. Larocca, 37, was driving a 2007 Honda Accord westbound on Highway 70 near Squirre l Creek Road at 4:45 a.m. at an unknown rate of speed in cold, intermittently icy conditions. Overhead flashing signs were on and advising of icy conditions.
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Community steps up to help burn victims
The Barclays are slowly recuperating after the loss of their Portola home and a family member in a fire Dec. 21. With four of the children in the Shriner’s burn center and the parents in the UC Davis burn center, it will take time to heal physically and emotionally.
The burns are not life-threatening but require a lot of cleaning and dressing and are very painful. Makiah Barclay, 9, has required skin grafting.
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