Plumas County District One election results
6:00 a.m. Update
Republican Ted Gains has won the special election to fill the state senate seat left vacant by the death of Dave Cox. As it turns out, the 65 to 35 margin in Plumas County was close to the district wide margin of 63 to 37 margin in favor of Gains district wide.
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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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