Law enforcement, firefighters respond to Quincy home this morning
Firefighters and law enforcement converged on a home tucked into the hillside west of the corner of Buchanan Street and Edwards Avenue in Quincy this morning just before 7 a.m. following reports of a fire and possible stabbing. Plumas News is awaiting verification from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office on the latter, and this story will be updated when that information is known. In the meantime residents are advised to avoid the area. Yellow crime scene tape cordons off the portion of the roadway leading to the home on Edwards.
Sheriff’s Blotter May 22-23: Here come the bears and drunk drivers
Information in the Sheriff’s Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. No individual’s names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. The following is a summary of activity for May 22-23 May 22. In house.
4.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Plumas County Friday morning
PRATTVILLE, Calif. - An early morning earthquake rattled Plumas County on Friday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, it reported that a 4.1 magnitude quake struck four kilometers north/northeast of Prattville at 4:26 a.m. Friday. People reported feeling the quake around Lake Almanor. Action News Now viewers reported they felt...
Another early morning earthquake rocks Lake Almanor
LAKE ALMANOR, Calif. — According to the United States Geological Survey, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake has been reported in Lake Almanor in Plumas County. They say the epicenter was in Lake Almanor and the shaking could be felt in the surrounding Chester area at about 4:26 a.m. There was an aftershock about 10 minutes later at a magnitude of 2.7.
Powerline Road in Greenville closed May 30 to June 3
Powerline Road will be closed to the general public from Tuesday, May 30 through Saturday, June 3 while PG&E undergrounds power lines. Due to the road being narrow, a complete closure to the public 24-hours a day is necessary. Residents along the road will be allowed access. The closure is...
Highway 70 flood control improvement to begin
CHICO — Caltrans is beginning construction for flood improvement on Highway 70 between Jarbo Gap in Butte County and the Greenville Wye in Plumas County. A one mile stretch near the Shady Rest Area is planned be raised by five feet with rocks added to protect against future flood damage, according to a press release. A retaining wall will also be built along the hillside.
Public Notice of Hearing on Proposed Fee Increase, County Transfer Stations, Area No. 1
PUBLIC NOTICE OF A PROPOSITION 13 PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED FEE INCREASE FOR DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE AT COUNTY TRANSFER STATIONS IN FRANCHISE AREA No. 1. SUPERVISORS BOARD ROOM IN THE PLUMAS COUNTY COURTHOUSE. 11:00 A.M., JUNE 6, 2023. As required annually by the 2017 Franchise Contract between the...
Storm Tracker Forecast - Thunderstorms This Evening, And Not Quite As Active On Friday
It's an active weather day for northern California with showers and thunderstorms over the Sierra and eastward, and the valley will have a chance of unsettled weather this evening. Friday will be a little quieter than Thursday. Some of the showers and thunderstorms will deliver heavy rain to areas of Modoc, Lassen and Plumas counties, and a Flood Watch is in effect through late this evening due to excessive rain. Showers and thunderstorms are also possible this evening in the valley, but they'll be gone before midnight. Lows will be in the 40s and 50s. Friday will be mostly sunny and warm in the valley with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the mountains. Highs will remain in the seasonable mountain 60s and valley 80s.
Fire, homicide take place on Edwards Avenue
QUINCY, Calif. (KRNV) — A man has been stabbed in Quincy after a distress call about a house fire. On May 27, at approximately 6:56 a.m., the Plumas County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) received a call from a female resident in the 600 block of Edwards Avenue, reporting that a male had started a fire in her home.
Names of victim and suspect in this morning’s stabbing/fire released
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding the reported stabbing and fire early this morning in Quincy:. This morning May 27, at approximately 6:56 a.m., the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) Dispatch received a distress call from a female resident in the 600 block of Edwards Avenue, reporting that a male subject had started a fire in her home. PCSO immediately dispatched emergency personnel to the scene.
What’s open and closed on Memorial Day?
All county, state and federal offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Banks and the stock exchange will be closed. All Plumas County schools will be closed. Garbage pickup service will be on the regular schedule for both Waste Management and Intermountain Disposal. Waste Management serves customers from Quincy to Chester and Intermountain serves the eastern portion of the county. However the transfer stations will be closed.
Lori Dengler | You can’t avoid quakes, but you might get a heads up before strongest shaking
Two earthquakes in the magnitude 5 range occurred in Northern California this month. On May 11, a M5.5 struck Plumas County near the south shore of Lake Almanor and last Sunday, a 5.6 hit offshore of Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County. They occurred at opposite sides of Northern California’s complex geologic framework and were unrelated.
Details emerge regarding vehicle that drove into Les Schwab
And now for the rest of the story. Last Wednesday, May 17, Plumas News reported that a vehicle went through the front window of Les Schwab in Quincy, but had no details. It was a busy day for law enforcement in Plumas County, as that was the same day that Portola schools went into lockdown following a threat made to C. Roy Carmichael Elementary. Plumas News contacted the CHP office in Quincy seeking more information, but it wasn’t available until today.
Rockslide cleanup closes Plumas forest campsites through Memorial Day weekend
QUINCY — The lasting impact winter landslides have had on Highway 70 has gone beyond indefinite closures and designated single-lane traffic times. The Plumas National Forest Service announced Thursday that multiple camping and recreation sites will remain closed through Memorial Day weekend as cleanup continues to remove debris from the roadway.
Expect delays for roadwork, rock blasting on State Highway 70
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — Caltrans is alerting motorists to expect travel delays over the next two years on Highway 70 through the Cresta area of the Feather River Canyon due to construction. Crews have set up an automated traffic signal to manage one-way traffic control from the Shady Rest...
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