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Plumas Hospital District Ordinance No. 2023-1

ORDINANCE APPROVING A FORMAL AGREEMENT FOR THE SALE OF PLUMAS HOSPITAL DISTRICT REVENUE BONDS. WHEREAS, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Plumas Hospital District (the “District”), a local healthcare district organized and existing under and pursuant to the Local Healthcare District Law of the State of California (the “Law”), has determined to issue its Plumas Hospital District (Plumas County, California) Revenue Bonds, Series 2023 (the “Bonds”), in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $32,950,000, pursuant to the Law, to provide funds to finance a portion of the costs of a new 36-bed skilled nursing facility to be located on property owned by the District adjacent to its acute care hospital in Quincy, California;
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA
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Lassen County News

Setting the record straight — CCC cook pleaded guilty to a felony charge, surrendered as ordered

A local news outlet apparently misreported the details surrounding the custody status of a former cook at the California Correctional Center. Lassen County District Attorney Susan Rios corrected the record and said the cook, Juanita De Cutler, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of having sexual relations with an inmate Dec. 13, 2022 in Lassen County Superior Court and then surrendered herself to the Lassen County Jail Jan. 10, 2023 as ordered to serve a 180-day sentence.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
Plumas County News

Pick up a Downtown Greenville Development survey

UPDATED: The deadline to participate in the survey was Jan. 21; however, if someone wants to fill one out those opinions will be considered moving forward. Many citizens in Indian Valley are not aware that there is currently a survey being distributed to the public to gain knowledge about their opinions regarding the future of the downtown Greenville area. This is a chance for individuals to share both their hopes and concerns about the future of OUR community. The downtown area will be the heart of Greenville. A vital part of our local economy and a place for our community to congregate. If you would like to participate in this survey, you can pick up a form at the Taylorsville Tavern, Grizzly Bite, or Nell’s Town Pump, and returned to one of the three locations.
GREENVILLE, CA
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Tobacco-Free Policy Adopted by Lassen County Behavioral Health

Lassen County’s Behavioral Health department has adopted a 100-percent smoke and tobacco-free policy as a way to increase support for clients who want to quit. “This policy covers all behavioral health and wellness center properties. Chewing tobacco, cigarettes, vapes, and all other forms are included,” explains Alex Taylor, a Healthcare Coordinator for the Smoke Free High Country Project, part of the California Health Collaborative.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Dispatches from the Lucky Land of Lassen

Happy Friday kids! Wow! Thank you to everyone who submitted answers for our mystery Main Street picture. (If this doesn’t ring a bell click here and read last week’s Dispatches) A whole bunch of you got the correct answer, and a lot of you had the general idea...
SUSANVILLE, CA
Plumas County News

Community supper draws a crowd

It’s no wonder that the Chester Memorial Hall is full for the bi-monthly Community Suppers sponsored by various community organizations in the Lake Almanor Basin. The Jan. 26 meal was sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and featured beef tri-tip, baked potatoes, green salad, dinner roll and a plethora of tasty desserts.
CHESTER, CA
Plumas County News

Evergreen Trailer Park incident update: Man remains in trailer

Plumas County Undersheriff Chad Hermann provided an update on the situation at the Evergreen Trailer Park this afternoon, Jan. 26, following yesterday’s incident with a man who was making threats. Hermann said that the man remains in his trailer and has exchanged a text with sheriff’s personnel, but is still refusing to leave his home to talk with anyone. It’s the Sheriff’s Office’s hope that he will exit and they can connect him with services.
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA
Lassen County News

Lassen High School Daily Bulletin

Get your poodle skirts and white tees out for the Reverse Dance on Feb. 18/ Girls — this is your turn to ask a guy to be your date at the Sock Hop!. Interact meeting at lunch Monday, Jan 30 at the Career Lab. Lunch provided. SAT. Sign up...
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Westwood woman in stable condition after being shot in the face over the weekend

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. — A woman is in stable condition after being shot in the face in the Westwood area over the weekend. Officials with the Lassen County Sheriff's Office said their deputies received a report of a shooting at a home on Third Avenue just before midnight on Saturday, Jan. 21. They said their deputies responded to the scene and found a women suffering a gunshot wound to her face. They said the bullet entered her left nostril and exited out the right side of her neck.
WESTWOOD, CA
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Waste Disposal Truck Catches Fire Near Westwood

Please do not throw your hot embers in the trash! That’s the message from the Susanville office of the California Highway Patrol after a Cand S Waste truck caught fire near Westwood Thursday morning. The fire was blamed on fireplace or woodstove embers being disposed of in a dumpster,...
SUSANVILLE, CA
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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – January 27, 1951

Large new housing development, 125 units, has been approved for construction at Herlong. Col. H. E. Hopping, commanding officer of Sierra Ordinance depot, announced this week. The permanent units probably will be built of concrete and are to be both single-family homes and two-family duplexes, varying from two, three and four bedroom units. They will be equipped with oil heat and refrigerators.
SUSANVILLE, CA
Plumas County News

Doctor responds to letter writer concerns about informed consent

In a letter sent to Plumas News and in remarks made during public comment at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Plumas District Hospital board, Taylorsville resident Dan Kearns discussed informed consent and what he perceived as the lack of it during the COVID response. His letter can be read here.
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA
Lassen County News

Point-in-Time Count of unsheltered individual living in Lassen County

Following an early morning briefing, our Point-in-Time survey teams departed to their assigned areas to gather information from individuals who receive housing from local shelters and service providers, or individuals who are currently unsheltered. The surveyors, which includes community service members from community- based organizations and county staff, received training...
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
Lassen County News

Council holds special meeting Tuesday

The Susanville City Council hosts a special meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 to respond to a broken pipe at the Diamond Mountain Golf Course. According to the agenda, a broken water pipe in the ceiling of the club house was discovered Jan. 22. Despite heating the facility to 55 degrees, the pipe apparently froze and burst. The leak went unnoticed for “a couple of days.”
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Highway 70 remains closed due to additional landslide activity

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - Highway 70 between Jarbo Gap and the Greenville Wye junction with Highway 89 remains closed due to continuing slide activity. According to Caltrans District 2, there has been additional slide activity this week at two different slide locations between the community of Belden and Twain in Plumas County.
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA
Plumas County News

Greenville schools on 2-hour delay, safety threat

Plumas Unified School District announced that Greenville schools will be on a two-hour delayed start this morning, Jan. 25, due to a safety threat. Law enforcement has been contacted to investigate. Students arriving to school on the bus are being held away from campus. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
GREENVILLE, CA
Plumas County News

Cromberg rehab and Feather River Inn intersection part of state funding allocation

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated over $988 million today, Jan. 27, to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. This funding includes more than $450 million from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 and more than $250 million from Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA