Feather River Canyon closed at Rich Bar due to truck accident
6/1/2010 5:00 p.m.
Highway 70 is now open to one way controlled traffic at Rich Bar in Plumas County.
6/1/2010 - 3:30 p.m.
Plumas County State Route 70 at Rich Bar - All lanes blocked due to overturned log truck with lost load and possible oil / diesel spill.
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Childbirth education classes begin in Quincy
Birth Partners pregnancy mentors will begin childbirth education classes again in Chester, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the ABC Resource Center. Classes will continue June 9, 14, 16 and 21.
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Raises, layoffs, and closures dominate school board meeting
At the Plumas Unified School District board meeting May 11, Superintendent Glenn Harris made two key presentations on the school facilities evaluation process and the school closure plan process. A closure plan would be dependent on the results of the evaluation.
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Lewis retirement has folks mourning the ‘loss of the sauce’
Lloyd Lewis, caretaker at Oakland Camp for 32 years, is retiring after this Memorial Day weekend. Those are the facts, which say nothing about who he is and what he means to 32 years worth of campers and to this community as a whole.
These facts say absolutely nothing about the barbecue sauce that has made Lewis a legend in his own time and brought adults near to tears at the news that Lewis’ barbeque will no longer be synonymous with Oakland Camp.
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County wants to use more volunteers
The Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, May 4, featured two major steps towards bringing back previously popular programs that allowed volunteers to drive mobility-challenged county residents to medical appointments.
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Local group works to educate boaters and stop mussels
Feather Publishing 5/26/2010
Although relatively small, the impact of invasive quagga and zebra mussels could be substantial if they proliferate to the point of collapsing food chains and destroying water distribution systems.
Since arriving from Europe in 1980, the mussels have made their way west and in 2008, were found in the San Justo Reservoir in San Benito County.
Read more: Local group works to educate boaters and stop mussels