National Weather Service issues urgent weather message
Urgent - Winter Weather MessageNational Weather Service Sacramento CA345 AM PST Mon Jan 25 2010
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including The Cities Of...Chester...Quincy...Blue Canyon
...Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 4 AM Pst
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USDA to hold jobs forum
The USDA is currently holding a series of job forums in most California counties to discuss job creation and economic growth.
The Plumas/Sierra counties forum is scheduled for 5:45-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the
Calpine Elks Lodge , 71292 Highway 70 in Maybe.
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All Plumas schools open and buses on normal schedule
1/25/2010 - 6 a.m.
Power has been restored in both Greenville and Chester and all Plumas schools are open and buses are running on their normal schedule for Monday, January 25, 2010.
Some PG&E customers could be out of power through Saturday
Feather Publishing 1/22/2010 - 11 a.m. update
Transmission power has been restored to the Chester substation and about 1000 customers in town are without power, but 600 now have power back on. Crews are now repairing distribution lines damaged to bring power back on to other Chester customers.
Read more: Some PG&E customers could be out of power through Saturday
Caltrans ready to begin bridge replacement with stimulus money
Joshua Sebold Staff Writer 1/20/2010
One of the largest examples of stimulus funds making it into Plumas County is about to get underway as Caltrans will begin advertising a construction project estimated to cost around $22 million in mid-February.
Caltrans received $28 million in stimulus funding to replace the Spanish Creek Bridge, which is nearing the end of its service life.
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Quincy, Portola and Taylorsville Elem. schools open, others closed
1/22/2010 - 6:00 a.m.
Quincy, Portola and Taylorsville Elementary schools are open this morning, however Chester and Greenville schools will remain closed for Friday due to power outages. The schools that are open are running on their normal schedule.
Read more: Quincy, Portola and Taylorsville Elem. schools open, others closed