Board approves plan to bring county up to ADA standards
Just a few years ago, Plumas County was threatened with lawsuits for not complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In short, the county wasn’t considered a safe and easily accessible place for disabled people.
Read more: Board approves plan to bring county up to ADA standards
US Forest Service to conduct prescribed burn north of Lake Almanor
Prescribed Burning on the Lassen National Forest
The Almanor Ranger District of the Lassen National Forest is planning on implementing a prescribed burn in the West Dusty Project Area on Tuesday, July 19th, weather permitting.
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No weapons found on victims
An investigation into the July 2 shooting death of Susanville resident Rory McGuire, 20, has yet to find evidence that he or the five other men in his car were armed.
Gregory Chad Wallin-Reed, 36, of Reno, Nev., faces eight felony counts, including murder, after he admitted opening fire on the Susanville men during a car chase.
Read more: No weapons found on victims
County Officials express concern about housing state inmates
Editor’s Note: This story is the second of a two-part series. Part One was featured July 6.
Click here to read Part One.
“In Plumas County, if you try to sell meth to my kid, you are going to prison.”
That comment from Plumas County District Attorney David Hollister echoes the sentiment of most area residents.
Read more: County Officials express concern about housing state inmates
Gov Brown vetoes mining bill
Suction dredge miners got a reprieve when Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have de-funded the court-ordered environmental plan needed before the practice could potentially resume.
Budget language passed by both state houses in May would have extended the current moratorium on the practice for five years, or until the Department of Fish and Game could come up with a plan to mitigate all the environmental impacts and a way to pay for program costs, estimated to be at least $2 million a year, a figure mining advocates dispute.
Read more: Gov Brown vetoes mining bill