Winter weather returns
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA IS RETURNING TO WINTER. VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW IS EXPECTED. WITH HEAVIER PRECIPITATION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEVERAL FEET OF NEW SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEK OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. GUSTY WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY TODAY.
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Snow Fest slides into town
There are only nine days left until the Eastern Plumas Winter Snow Fest. The event is jam-packed with activities including the 15th annual Rotary Snowmobile Poker Run at Lake Davis and the historic longboard races in Johnsville.
Beginning Friday, Feb. 18, at Grizzly Creek Ranch, the Queen Scholarship Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. and includes dinner. Ticket prices are $10. Sleigh rides will be offered starting at 7 p.m. and the evening will be wrapped up with a moonlight snowmobile ride at 8 p.m. at J&J’s Grizzly Store.
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Don't know what to do for Valentine's Day?
How about taking in some hilarious hoop action during the Greenville High School Donkey Basket Ball game?
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Court throws out county suit against Cunan
A court has thrown out Plumas County’s lawsuit against former District Attorney Jeff Cunan. Visiting Judge of the Superior Court Ersel Edwards ruled, among other things, that the county did not provide sufficient facts to establish personal liability on Cunan’s part.
Edwards said the court "does not see any reasonable possibility that County could amend its complaint … to cure the identified defects.”
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‘Share the Dream Trail’ project may move forward
Regional off-highway-vehicle advocates hope to quickly resolve their differences with the Lassen National Forest and move their vision of a 109-mile OHV loop around Lassen Volcanic National Park a step closer to reality and improve year-round recreational opportunities for OHV users.
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Portola City audits well; financial cushion shrinks
At the Jan. 26 regular meeting, the Portola City Council heard a report of the 2009-10 audit and found it good.
Gallina Certified Public Accountants have been auditing the city’s affairs for many years, pointing out flaws and potential flaws along the way. Finally, they are left with little to say except, “an unqualified opinion, as in prior years.”
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