Supes meet tomorrow
The Lassen County Board of Supervisors meets tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, at the Supervisors Chamber, 707 Nevada Street. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. with a closed session to discuss four matters: a conference with legal counsel regarding a significant exposure to litigation (if needed); a conference with legal counsel regarding existing litigation (opioid litigation); Public employment (the Lassen County Auditor); and a liability claim filed by Paul Morales.
Lassen County man dies after becoming wedged underneath semitruck in Sutter County
YUBA CITY, Calif. — A 30-year-old Westwood man is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck in Sutter County Sunday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol's Yuba-Sutter office, a semi-truck driver from Stockton was stopped on State Route 99 at Oswald Road and attempted to accelerate to make a left turn back onto the highway around 12:05 p.m. Sunday.
Smith Properties Real Estate Listings for March 19th
At Smith Properties, we pride ourselves on being specialists in bringing buyers and home sellers together throughout Lassen and Plumas County. Like the Smith Properties team itself, our website has been designed to provide you with the information that you need to make all the right real estate decisions. So please check out our site here and then give us a call. At Smith Properties we are here to make your real estate experience one you’ll remember…for all the right reasons.
Susanville Ace Hardware Helping to Raise Funds for Monticola Scholarship Program
Want to get some great spring deals on hardware while supporting a great cause? Susanville Ace Hardware is using their “Round Up” program to raise money for the Susanville Monticola Club all month long. Each time you purchase something at ACE during the month of March, the staff...
Secretary of State release voter information report
Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., released the latest Report of Registration which reflects data as of Feb. 10, 2023. A total of 21,980,768 Californians are registered to vote, which is 82.27 percent of eligible Californians, compared to 79.09 percent at the same point after a regular gubernatorial election four years ago.
Community Calendar Brought to you by CASA of Lassen Family Services March 20 – March 27
Lassen Family Services Budgeting Class is held every Monday from 4:00 – 5:00p.m., at Lassen Family Services or via Zoom. LFS Parenting Program and Housing Program are partnering with Golden 1 to provide free, weekly budgeting classes. Please call 530.257.4599 for more information or to get the Zoom link.
Janesville VFW makes donation to support homeless students
After hearing about the number of homeless students in the Janesville School District, a service officer at the Janesville VFW decided something needed to be done. Senior Vice Commander Peter Pemrich says service officer Tim Allen wanted to do more for the kids and came up with the idea to donate to the schools with gift cards to Walmart and local restaurants.
LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – March 20, 1916
One of the most enjoyable affairs of the season was the Leap year dance given by Artemisia Parlor, No. 200. Native Daughters of the Golden West, at the Native Sons’ Hall, Tuesday night. About a hundred guests enjoyed the evening. A dainty supper was served in the large banquet...
Winter storm watch issued in the Sierra Nevada, “travel highly discouraged”
(KTXL) — After a few days of sunny weather the Sierra Nevada is once again under a winter storm watch going into Sunday and through next week, according to the National Weather Service. The storm watch is set to begin at 5 a.m. on Sunday and continue through to 11 a.m. on Wednesday March 22. […]
Bucks Lake Lodge Collapses Under Heavy Snowpack
The owners of Bucks Lake Lodge, located on Bucks Lake in Plumas County, are facing a difficult time after the lodge collapsed under heavy snow on March 19, 2023. In response, a group of friends have created a Go Fund Me account to help owners Louis Gutierrez and Rebecca Jo Baugh Guereque, who were out of town at a funeral when the collapse happened.
BLM Suspending Adoptions, Public Visits to Litchfield Corrals
The Bureau of Land Management is suspending public visits and adoptions from its wild horse and burro corrals in Litchfield, after an outbreak of a bacterial infection known as “strangles” was detected in a small number of horses within a single large pen. The facility will be closed...
Inspire School of Arts teacher killed in Highway 99 crash
SUTTER COUNTY, Calif. 3:29 P.M. UPDATE - The Sutter County Sheriff's Office identified one person killed in a crash Sunday afternoon on Highway 99 and Oswald Road. The sheriff's office said 30-year-old Steven Tadeo of Westwood, California died from blunt force injuries from the crash. Inspire School of Arts and...
Letter to the Editor: The Sheriff’s Office is a priority
I see that our sheriff is back again at the Board of Supervisors begging for support. Really? When is he going to get it? Plumas County Sheriff’s Office should be a top priority. BOS, have you read the number of calls requesting extra patrols on the blotter? Are you aware of the vacancies? Do you care? Have you seen the incidents at our schools? Are you waiting for a Columbine or Parkland here? Please. It is time to get priorities straight and support our sheriff. Now.
California expands eligibility for low-income water bill assistance to include relief for current bills
The California Department of Community Services and Development today announced the expansion of eligibility for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program to include all eligible low-income households, regardless of whether they are current on their bill or have a past due balance. LIHWAP is a limited term, federally-funded program that provides financial assistance to help low-income Californians struggling to pay residential water and wastewater bills.
Morning Weather brought to you by Smith Properties March 20th
Good morning! Here is today’s weather forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Snow showers likely. Highs 40 to 50. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 19 to 29. Tuesday And Tuesday Night:...
Win Tickets to this Saturday’s Susanville Swing Band Performance
Susanville’s favorite swing band is back for one night only, this Saturday, March 25th, at the Susanville Elk’s Lodge at the top of Main Street and we have four pair of tickets to give away! The Susanville Swing Band will perform another great line up of musical favorites from the last 50 years of popular dance music and you don’t want to miss it.
Construction costs rose, so the size of the new jail is scaled back
With project costs rising by 45 percent over 18 months, the Plumas County jail construction project has been scaled back. That’s the message Cameron Glass, of CGL, delivered to the board of supervisors last week. The county hired CGL in 2017 for architectural and construction management services. “Your project...
Wilsons of Taylorsville celebrate 73 years of marriage
Wayne and Irene Wilson of Taylorsville celebrated 73 years of marriage on March 13. Making the move to Indian Valley in 1963, they have spent most of their lives together, nestled in the picturesque mountain town. It is here they laid their roots, choosing Indian Valley as the place to raise their two sons, Dave and Johnny Wilson, and where five generations of their family still reside (myself included).
7 slides keep Highway 70 closed in Feather River Canyon
PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - Highway 70 between Jarbo Gap and the Greenville Wye remains closed due to more than a half dozen slides, according to Caltrans District 2. Caltrans said the most active slide is at post mile 15.2. This slide has completely blocked the road. There are six other...
Thompson Peak Workshop Writers host April 23, Words and Music at Artisan Coffee in Janesville
The Thompson Peak Workshop Writers celebrate National Poetry Month with another Words and Music event from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Artisan Coffee in Janesville. Michael Meinert is the featured writer/reader with music performed by The Crocodilians (Tim Keesey, guitar, and Mike Rivas, percussion). The event also features an open mic and possible appearances by the local Poetry Out Loud winners.
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