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Opinion

So they violated the Brown Act: Who really cares?

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
5/25/2011

One thing is sure in the life of this reporter: directors of our local special districts will violate the Brown Act, we’ve seen it time and again.

Grand jury investigations have backed this up on more than one occasion, and many of you read our editorial last week about the legal battle over the Tulare County supervisors’ lunch meetings.

Read more: So they violated the Brown Act: Who really cares?

 

As technology advances it is easier to stay up-to-date and connected

Susan Cort Johnson
Feather Publishing
5/18/2011

It was reported on one major news network that chatter about unusual activity in Abbottabad, Pakistan, began via Twitter long before the White House made the announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed. A tweet went out from someone in the neighborhood about helicopters at the compound.

Texting, tweeting, smartphones and handheld computers are changing the way we gather information about the world in which we live. In the past, living in a small mountain town like Westwood would make it more difficult to stay up to date with current events. That is no longer true. Whether in the rural mountains or downtown New York, you can stay connected.

Read more: As technology advances it is easier to stay up-to-date and connected

  

Public should voice opinion about service districts’ battle

Feather Publishing
5/11/2011

The recent decision by the East Quincy Service District to stop the consolidation process with the Quincy Community Service District is troubling to us on many levels.

Perhaps the most troubling thing is that ratepayers in the American Valley don’t seem to care what is going on.

Rarely are there more than two or three people at the respective board meetings. There have been no letters to the editor.

Read more: Public should voice opinion about service districts’ battle

  

Public should voice opinion about service districts’ battle

Feather Publishing
5/11/2011

The recent decision by the East Quincy Service District to stop the consolidation process with the Quincy Community Service District is troubling to us on many levels.

Perhaps the most troubling thing is that ratepayers in the American Valley don’t seem to care what is going on.

Read more: Public should voice opinion about service districts’ battle

  

Latest developments at Feather Publishing

We’d like to make you aware of a few developments here at Feather Publishing. First, this year’s Plumas County Visitors Guide is now available. Look for it on local newsstands, or stop by your nearest Feather Publishing office to pick up a free copy. You can also find the guide on our website, plumasnews.com.

The 116-page guide covers everything you need to know to plan a trip to our beautiful county, or to help friends and relatives plan a trip. From lodging to events to activities — the guide has it all. The guide is a joint venture between the Plumas County Visitors Bureau and Feather Publishing and is the most powerful marketing piece for Plumas County tourism.

Read more: Latest developments at Feather Publishing

  

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