College trustees split on faculty layoffs
In a dramatic 2-2 vote, Feather River College trustees failed to pass a resolution that would have sent layoff notices to six full-time faculty members. The fifth trustee was absent from the Thursday, March 4, meeting.
The board was scheduled to revisit the issue at a special meeting Tuesday, March 9.
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Formerly fat doctor to dish weight-loss secrets in Quincy appearance
Family physician Dr. Nick Yphantides will present a free lecture at the Quincy Town Hall Theatre next Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m.
Author of the popular book “My Big Fat Greek Diet,” Dr. Nick jokes that despite his accomplished career, he was “board certified” in medical hypocrisy, as 10 years ago he weighed in at close to 500 pounds.
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Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry rides again
Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry show is the eastern Plumas event that keeps going and going and going. Now in its 24th year, the show featuring a taste of the Old West will return March 19 – 20 to the Sierra Valley Grange on Highway 70.
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Western author subject of Women's History Month presentation
In honor of Women’s History Month, Delaine Fragnoli, managing editor of Feather Publishing Company’s four Plumas County newspapers, will give a presentation Wednesday, March 31, on one of America’s most prolific and highly accomplished Western genre authors.
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Winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 a.m. Saturday
Urgent - Winter Weather Message...Corrected Wording
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
830 AM PST Fri Mar 12 2010
...Heavy Mountain Snow Developing Later Today And This Evening...
.A Winter Storm Was Producing Snow In The Northern And Coastal
Mountains This Morning And Will Spread Snow Into The Sierra Nevada
Today. Snow Will Taper Off This Evening In The Coastal And Northern
Mountains But Linger In The Sierra Nevada Into Early Saturday
Morning. Snow Amounts Of A Foot Or More Are Possible At The Higher
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Streetlights topic tonight
Indian Valley Community Services District directors will meet tonight, March 10, not last week as reported, to talk about a proposal to shut off several streetlights in Taylorsville and Greenville.
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