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The crowd listens to the music and mills around at the ice cream social. Though the event was announced just two days earlier, a large number turned out for free ice cream and live music.
How cool is Quincy, the town voted the coolest small town in the West? Ice cold. The England-based company Wall’s apparently thinks so, at least. The European ice cream company set a crew up in Quincy on April 11 to film a commercial to be aired online later this month.
The company coordinated with the San Francisco branch of DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc., a global advertising firm. Some members of the firm saw Quincy on Yahoo late last year, voted as one of the coolest small towns in America, and thought it would be a great location to film.
“It’s such a cute, quaint, small town,” explained DDB’s Danielle Watchman on its choice of location. “We really liked the look of it. We thought it would be a nice fit for what we are going for.”
The Lassen National Forest will soon open select campgrounds near prime fishing waters in conjunction with the start of the 2014 fishing season.
Forest officials project plenty of campsites will be available to meet anticipated demand for the opening day of trout season.
Digging In participants get excited about earthworms. From left: Serena Polzak, Tatum Hughes and Tenaya Fletcher. Photo courtesy Plumas Rural Services
The Digging In garden education program is hosting its annual Dine Out for Digging In fundraiser Saturday, April 26. Digging In is a community-based program that makes hands-on garden and nutrition education possible for classes at Quincy and Greenville elementary schools.
Dine Out for Digging In guests will enjoy a meal of shepherd’s pie, generously prepared by Pangaea Café and Pub, as well as a no-host bar and a prize giveaway. Seatings are available at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Carey Candy Co. and Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative in Quincy and Lupines Natural Foods in Greenville.
Feather River Land Trust invites everyone to participate in community events honoring our home: Planet Earth.
April is Earth Month and Plumas County certainly knows how to celebrate. Several community groups and organizations, including the land trust, have come together to offer “fellow earthlings” a variety of activities.
The county might be doing just fine without a CAO, but the board of the East Quincy Services District is leaning toward hiring a general manager to run its operations.
The district has been without a permanent GM since September 2013, when former GM David Edwards resigned his position of one year.
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Fishing Report for the week of 4/18/2014
Robert Paulson, of Meadow Valley, holds up the 23-pound Mackinaw he caught at Bucks Lake on April 6. Photo submitted