Supervisors endorse book; Suggest residents read ‘The Book Thief’
Dr. Joan Parkin and Feather River College President Kevin Trutna discuss the “The Book Thief” as they ask the Board of Supervisors to declare it the county’s Book in Common. Photo by Debra Moore
What if all Plumas County residents read the same book and then talk about it?
Feather River College President Kevin Trutna asked the Board of Supervisors to adopt a resolution naming “The Book Thief” as the county’s Book in Common.
Trutna, English professor Dr. Joan Parkin and four students appeared before the supervisors Sept. 9 to advocate for the book.
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Lake Almanor hosts a surprising street rod event
M. Kate West
When it was time for the jewel-toned hot rods to rumble into Lake Almanor for the 28th annual Street Rod Extravaganza, no one could have guessed whether the event would be a success.
Several factors generated concern as to whether or not Northern California and Reno rodders would return to Lake Almanor.
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FRC board approves budget, honors retiree
The Feather River College board of trustees approved a budget for the school year that includes $14,361,067 in unrestricted funds and $4,126,170 in restricted funds at its Sept. 11 meeting.
The board had previously adopted a tentative budget, but Chief Financial Officer Jim Scoubes presented recommendations for adjustments to the board for items that weren’t in the preliminary budget.
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Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes
The Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum is hosting its inaugural Soup Cook-Off to coincide with its annual “Night at the Graveyard” event Saturday, Sept. 27.
The inaugural Soup Cook-Off is open to anyone who would like to enter. Entry costs $15 and includes two “Night at the Graveyard” dinner tickets, a $60 value.
Read more: Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes
Highway work west of Chester will cause delays begining Monday
Next week, beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 through Thursday, September 25, 2014 there will be one way traffic control from 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on State Route 36 in Chester from 0.2 miles east of Route 89 to Melissa Avenue for asphalt repair work. Motorists should expect 5-10 minute delays.