Employment outlook: Low growth expected in the north
Indian Valley Editor
Declines in the state's northernmost manufacturing and information industries will be tempered somewhat by growth in government and healthcare industries, according to new projections released last week by the Employment Development Department (EDD).
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Community groups get grant funds
The Plumas County Community Development Commission (CDC) board approved the regional Community Action Agency's (CAA) funding decisions for the 2011 calendar year at a December meeting.
The local CAA serves as an advisory board, helping the CDC decide where to give out community service grant funds in Lassen, Plumas and Sierra Counties.
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City of Portola discusses medical marijuana dispensaries
The city of Portola recently received an inquiry about the process to establish a medical marijuana dispensary within the city limits and brought it to the last city council meeting to begin discussion on the subject.
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Supervisors consider downtown courthouse location
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to sign a letter of interest, telling the state it would consider selling Dame Shirley Plaza and the building across the street, which houses the building and planning departments, at a Tuesday, Dec. 21, meeting.
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County gets half-million for Rich Fire damage
Community Development Commission (CDC) Executive Director David Keller announced at a December CDC board meeting that the county would be receiving $526,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Disaster Recovery Initiative.
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Wolf Creek tests show increases in fecal contamination
Indian Valley Editor
During recent storm events in Greenville, fecal contamination levels in Wolf Creek exceeded state water quality standards, but whether or not the source is the sewer ponds remains in question.
Creek samples at intervals above and below the ponds were required after a leak was discovered last summer in a sewer pond used as a secondary sump, or transfer pond.
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