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Three siblings will be the new owners of Leonard’s Market in Portola and Loyalton.
Sierra Village Markets, operated by Pamela Garcia, Matthew Marcott and Linda Harris, anticipates taking over operation of the store later this month or in February.
Election 2014 is officially underway in Plumas County with candidates taking the first steps to the June primary.
The ability to collect in-lieu signatures began Dec. 27, 2013, for two supervisor districts and seven county offices. By collecting in-lieu signatures, candidates can defray a portion of the filing costs for elected office. Collecting in-lieus has traditionally been used as a tool to begin campaigning and gain early support.
Editor’s note: Jim Jenner submitted the following recollection of growing up in “wild and wooly” Portola during the town’s railroad heyday. Jenner, who was born in the Western Pacific Hospital in 1932 and has subscribed to the Portola Reporter for more than 45 years, lives in Berkeley.
Portola resident Michael Mowrey is missing.
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for a Portola, California man who has not been seen since New Year’s Day.
Michael Mowrey, an employee at High Sierra Animal Rescue, is a white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5-foot, 5-inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. Michael's hair is currently cut short.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff at 530-283-6300.
There has been some confusion regarding Peninsula Fire Protection District’s latest attempts at passing a new special tax assessment.
The current assessment, which has been active for about seven years, will expire June 30 if a new assessment is not passed. According to the district, it could mean that the district will have no money to operate with.
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