Hospitals sue over MediCal cuts
The California Hospital Association filed suit in federal court last week challenging the legality of cuts to the state’s MediCal program. The trade group is expected to return to court this week to ask for a temporary restraining order to keep the cuts from going into effect until the case can be heard.
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Meeting held in Twain to discuss possible post office closure
The residents of Twain gathered in the picnic grounds on a brisk Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to save the Twain post office. Tim Holabird from Congressman Tom McClintock’s office opened the meeting. He introduced District Distribution Manager Rick Burtzlaff and Sacramento Discontinuance Coordinator Sandra Raymond of the United States Postal Service and turned the meeting over to them.
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Developing an ag “culture”
Last week 20 people with assorted interests and responsibilities related to agriculture gathered at the County Annex to identify and discuss projects to promote Plumas and Sierra counties’ agriculture, livestock and fiber production.
The working group’s efforts are directed at finding a way to enhance and strengthen the ag sector of our local economy.
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Arsonist set Highway 36 Halloween fires
Halloween started off with burning passion. On Monday, Oct. 31, about 5 a.m. emergency services responded to Highway 36 on the west side of Westwood, Calif.
Five fires were intentionally started just off the roadway between the Lassen and Plumas county line.
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Portola defeats Quincy
The Portola High School football team defeated Quincy 42-21 in their final match of the regular season Saturday, Nov. 5. Portola's Zach Martinez rushed for 242 yards and scored four touchdowns, including a 97-yard kickoff return. For the complete story, see Wednesday's sports section.