Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has scheduled a planned power outage for a portion of Lake Almanor late Saturday, November 23, lasting into early the next morning while crews complete substation improvements. Not all customers on the Lake Almanor Peninsula will be impacted, just those who have previously received individual letters informing them of the outage.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thur. Nov. 21 a Penske rental van crashed through the guardrail just west of Belden, traveled down the bank and landed sideways in the Feather River. A work crew from the Yellow Creek Power House and passing motorists cobbled together a collection of ropes and cargo straps to scale the bank, wade the river and pull the driver from the truck. Photo by Will Farris
Emergency personnel were working to rescue a man after the rental truck he was driving plunged into the Feather River near Belden Thursday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver was out of the vehicle, but still in the water just after 5:30 p.m.
The accident was reported at 4:21 p.m.
According to reports, several vehicles stopped at the scene of the accident to assist in the rescue.
A swift-water rescue was being conducted by search and rescue responders.
Fifty years ago this week an entire nation mourned. The sorrow that gripped this country transcended age, race, gender and political affiliation.
Nov. 22, 1963 — the day that John F. Kennedy was assassinated — became a seminal moment in this nation’s history and anyone old enough to remember can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing.
From his death on Friday through his burial on Monday, the networks broadcast nonstop coverage, captivating the country.
Chester High School’s football came to an abrupt end Tuesday, Nov. 19.
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) was notified by Chester High School that the team played an ineligible player in its playoff game against Etna on Nov. 15. Chester won the game, 35-20.
The streetlights will stay on in Crescent Mills thanks to an influx of cash from the Plumas County Board of Supervisors, but what about the rest of the county?
Ultimately, the supervisors plan to discuss a countywide lighting district.
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