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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Poor report: For the second time in as many months, an investigation found a number of problems at the Plumas County Mental Health department.
  • Budget frustration: Tempers flared during last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting as board members discussed the 2014-15 budget.
  • School bus inflation: Effective Jan. 31, 2015, Plumas Unified School District bus fees will increase by 10 percent.

Discount Taste of Plumas ticket presales end April 1

Feather Publishing
3/30/2011

Delicious delights, lovingly prepared and thoughtfully presented — that pretty much sums up the spirit of the Taste of Plumas, the first and only countywide restaurant tasting. The fifth annual event takes place Saturday, April 9, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. Seats are still available — but presale ticket discounts end April 1 — no fooling. After April 1 all tickets will be $40.

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Organizers begin warming up for perennial Relay for Life

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
3/30/2011

In 2010, Plumas County’s Relay for Life passed the million dollar mark. Teams raised $80,000 to put the event’s 12-year, cumulative total at $1,027,550.

One of the smallest fundraising relays for the American Cancer Society (ACS), Plumas County has become the highest producing per capita event in the nation and one of the most cost effective, according to Pandora Valle, the 2011 event coordinator.

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Federal, state regulators issue a Consent Order to Plumas Bank

Mike Taborski
Publisher
3/30/2011

Plumas Bancorp, the parent company of Plumas Bank, has been given a Consent Order issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the California Department of Financial Institutions.

The bank’s interim president and CEO, Andrew J. Ryback, said this Order was the result of a regulatory examination covering the 12-month period ending June 30, 2010.

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Public Works Director says county roads are in disrepair

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/30/2011

County Public Works Director Bob Perreault recently warned the Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) the county’s road system was in a critical window of disrepair where neglecting maintenance could lead to ballooning costs.

In reaction, the board unanimously approved a resolution and letter, both calling for the state Legislature to protect road funding.

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Council members seek public interface

Diana Jorgenson
Staff Writer
3/30/2011

Portola City Council met last week between passing storms in a never-ending parade of weather to complete business on a short agenda. But members also found time to discuss ways to increase public participation in and discussion of current city issues.

Mayor Dan Wilson and Mayor Pro Tem Juliana Mark advanced the idea of Saturday morning Coffee Klatches held in rotating locations once per month and found their fellow council members in agreement with their aims.

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