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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Poor report: For the second time in as many months, an investigation found a number of problems at the Plumas County Mental Health department.
  • Budget frustration: Tempers flared during last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting as board members discussed the 2014-15 budget.
  • School bus inflation: Effective Jan. 31, 2015, Plumas Unified School District bus fees will increase by 10 percent.

Second Earthquake in a week near Chester

Feather Publishing
3/17/2010

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake struck this morning near the Northern California town of Chester.

The magnitude-3.7 quake struck at 9:41 a.m Wednesday morning. It was centered in a remote area about eight miles southwest of Chester and 8 miles west of Prattville in northern Plumas County. This is nearly the same location as last Fridays 3.6 magnitude earthquake.  The epicenter of the quake was .9 miles deep.

Some residents as far away as Lassen County felt the quake, but according to the Plumas County Sheriff's Department, there are no reports of damage or injuries.


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