|A Lockheed P2V airtanker owned by Neptune Aviation makes a retardant drop on a fire on the Angeles National Forest.|
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell announced last Wednesday that the U.S. Forest Service has awarded legacy large airtanker exclusive-use contracts to two companies to provide a total of eight large airtankers to support wildland fire suppression through the 2013 fire season.
The small-town tenacity commonly found in the city of Portola is raining down upon the Bank of America as locals continue to advocate for their closing bank branch.
At the City Council meeting Wednesday, March 27, the council adopted a resolution to send letters to the corporate offices at Bank of America to oppose the closure of the Portola branch.
The longer Plumas County goes without a general plan, the more its planning director, Randy Wilson, worries.
Failure to have an updated general plan leaves the county vulnerable to lawsuits.
Congressman Doug LaMalfa speaks to a group of Graeagle residents March 27 while having lunch at Graeagle Restaurant. He was doing a tour of his district during the House of Representatives’ break from Washington, D.C., and spent time with his constituents all over District 1. Photo by Carolyn Carter
Last week Republican Congressman Doug LaMalfa showed District 1 voters that no town was too small and no setting too informal to meet his constituents when he had lunch with a handful of community members in Graeagle.
The Portola City Council and Eastern Plumas Heath Care set up a united front against the impending MediCal cuts that are coming to the hospital.
At the City Council meeting March 27, hospital CEO Tom Hayes updated the council on the fight against Assembly Bill 97, a bill that authorizes a 25 percent cut to MediCal reimbursements and demands retroactive payments from 2011 that the hospital will have to start paying back.
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