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At a recent meeting, Plumas’ Quincy Library Group (QLG) Forester Frank Stewart told the County Board of Supervisors that Forest Service Regional Forester Randy Moore wants to increase the “pace and scale” of QLG-type projects on public lands from 140,000 acres per year to a half-million acres per year.
“It’s a major commitment but they need to put their money where their mouth is on this issue,” he added.
Delicious delights, lovingly prepared and thoughtfully presented — that pretty much sums up the spirit of the Taste of Plumas, the first and only countywide restaurant tasting. The fifth annual event takes place Saturday, April 9, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. Seats are still available — but presale ticket discounts end April 1 — no fooling. After April 1 all tickets will be $40.
In 2010, Plumas County’s Relay for Life passed the million dollar mark. Teams raised $80,000 to put the event’s 12-year, cumulative total at $1,027,550.
One of the smallest fundraising relays for the American Cancer Society (ACS), Plumas County has become the highest producing per capita event in the nation and one of the most cost effective, according to Pandora Valle, the 2011 event coordinator.
Plumas Bancorp, the parent company of Plumas Bank, has been given a Consent Order issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the California Department of Financial Institutions.
The bank’s interim president and CEO, Andrew J. Ryback, said this Order was the result of a regulatory examination covering the 12-month period ending June 30, 2010.
County Public Works Director Bob Perreault recently warned the Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) the county’s road system was in a critical window of disrepair where neglecting maintenance could lead to ballooning costs.
In reaction, the board unanimously approved a resolution and letter, both calling for the state Legislature to protect road funding.
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