Lights will go dark in Indian Valley
Alicia KnadlerIndian Valley Editor3/17/2010
Several Taylorsville and Greenville streetlights will become dark by order of Indian Valley Community Services District directors.
Director Mike Yost and Fire Chief Jim Hamblin identified 17 nonessential lights with help from PG&E representatives.
In addition, there were two lights outside district boundaries, one in Canyon Dam and one in Mount Hough Estates.
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Friday morning Earthquake near Lake Almanor
The U.S. Geological Survey says a minor earthquake struck overnight near the Northern California town of Chester.
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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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