Sierra Pacific Industries to re-start Loyalton power plant
Sierra Pacific Industries announced Dec. 23 that it would re-start its biomass electrical power plant in Loyalton.
The plant closed Sep. 12, due to poor economic conditions, resulting in the layoff of 19 employees.
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Streetlights will stay on—for now
Indian Valley Editor
Streetlights will stay on for now due to a vague promise to pay the January streetlight bill Wednesday, Dec. 9, when directors of the Indian Valley Community Services District met in Greenville.
Finance Committee Chairman Mike Yost reported to directors about the annual district budget and a response from county and PG&E officials.
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City receives clean audit; is cautious about future
Portola’s City Council members received a review of the city’s audit of the 2008–09 fiscal year at the Dec. 9, meeting and found it good.
With $4 million in reserves, the city is weathering the storms of the current financial climate better than many California cities, but has adopted a “wait and see” attitude toward the future, as the state borrows from cities and counties to meet deficits.
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Auditor says bright future ahead for Seneca Hospital
M. Kate West
Christmas, in the form of an outstanding audit, came two days early for the Seneca Healthcare District.
Certified Public Accountant Jerel Tucker, of TCA Partners, LLC, shared details Dec. 23 during the routine district meeting.
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Portola girls grace Christmas card
Nine years ago, Sarah Baty was a child with a life-threatening illness. Today, she is a healthy young girl whose story became the focal piece for what Family House, a nonprofit foundation in San Francisco, is all about.
Sarah, now 11, and her younger sister, Stella, 8, are on the front of the organization’s Christmas card and promotional mailing this year, smiling and sending signs of peace and good will to all.
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