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Three more communities become ‘Firewise’ - Plumas News

Nick Bunch, right, fuels officer on the Mt. Hough Ranger District, discusses tips and techniques to make your home more survivable in the event of a wildfire with one of the local residents in the community.

PLUMAS COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-19 15:00:41

California Arts Council director visits Quincy - Plumas News

California Arts Council Director Anne Bown-Crawford, center, visits Quincy to meet with Executive Directors for the Sierra County Arts Council BJ Jordan, left, and Roxanne Valladao from Plumas Arts. The trio climbed aboard a truck parked behind the Town Hall Theatre in front of the mural that the Ca

PLUMAS COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:00:29

Business Scene for the week of 8/15/18 - Plumas News

Couple buys the Drunk BrushRiccardo and Wendy Jacobus are the new owners of the Drunk Brush and the Courtyard Suites in downtown Quincy. The couple recently relocated here from Oakland where they own a cabinet making business, which they will continue to manage from their home in Quincy. Riccardo wa


Memorial hike provides space and time alone for father - Plumas News

Bill Hockenson, left, happily shows his valid permit to a local ranger on the PCT. Bear canisters are required on certain sections. Photos by Bill Hockenson

PLUMAS COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:00:24

Reports of two fires - Plumas News

If it seems as if there is suddenly more smoke in the area, it’s because there are new fires to report. The Forest Service has ordered aircraft to respond to a fire in the Tobin/Jackass Creek area in the Feather River Canyon. More details as they become available.At the same time local firefighters


Two arrested after Home Deport robbery in Chico

CHICO, Calif. —The Chico Police Department arrested two in connection to a robbery at Home Depot Saturday.Around 2:27 p.m. Chico police were called to the Home Depot at 2570 Notre Dame Blvd. in Chico for a robbery.Police say a Home Depot Loss Prevention employee chased a man outside the store after

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-08-18 17:24:14

This is it - Plumas News

The beginning of the new school year also brings new residents to our county, particularly in the Quincy area, with Feather River College. Many of the student athletes participated in the annual Plumas-Sierra County Fair parade this past weekend where the crowds cheered the new arrivals. Make them f


Fire destroys double-wide in Palermo

PALERMO — A double-wide modular home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Palermo.The fire on the 2300 block of Pinecrest Road was reported about 10:30 p.m. Six engines and a water truck responded to keep the fire from spreading into the surrounding grasslands.

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-08-18 10:19:43

Two men arrested in connection to Home Depot robbery

At 2:27 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery after a loss prevention employee tried to stop Chase Waller outside of the store for allegedly stealing power tools, police said.

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-08-19 01:02:44

Amtrak Train Collides with Car, Killing One

"I saw the car flipped and crushed like a can," said Amare Norman, a neighbor who lives just across the street from the incident.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-18 18:36:00

Letter: Chico Scrap Metal has stalled long enough

Everyone has their “opinions,” but there is only one issue with the junkyard on East 20th St with its rear up against the Chapman Elementary School. The issue is the site has been out of compliance with the Chapman-Mulberry Neighborhood Plan for years. Five other businesses, including an asphalt pla

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-08-19 04:46:49

Hour Long Delay at Hwy 70 east of Quincy

QUINCY, Calif.- Cal Trans District 2 says the placement of lightweight iron beams for the Spring Garden Bridge project on Highway 70 will cause one hour of traffic delays for drivers east of Quincy.According to PIO Mario Franco, there will be three days when those beams will be installed in August i


Chico Police: Man Punched Home Depot Loss Prevention Employee

Chico, CA -- Chico Police say they have arrested a man who punched a Loss Prevention employee while trying to steal power tools.They say Saturday just before 2:30pm, Chase Waller, 28, of Chico, and Cristopher Farley, 25, of Oroville were at the Home Depot on Notre Dam Boulevard. Investigators say t

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-18 16:55:00

A whole lot of bakin’ going on - Plumas News

The family of Jim and Paula Scott, who have a vacation home at Lake Almanor, were just one of the families affected by evacuation orders due to the Carr Fire.


Temporary Closure Around Minerva 5 Salvage Project south of Quincy

QUINCY, Calif.- The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed the Minerva 5 Salvage Project for public safety reasons.According to an email sent by the organization for the park, the short-term closure started on August 11 and will last until November 30, 2018.


Cal Fire: 1-Acre Fire at Stirling City

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif.- Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a fire burning in Stirling City, in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Thursday afternoon.According to Cal Fire, the fire which at first burned less than at a half acre grew another half at around 3:35 p.m. in the B Line


Serial arsonist sentenced to 19 years in Oroville fires

OROVILLE — A man accused of lighting multiple brush fires in the Oroville area over a one-year period has been sentenced to more than 19 years in state prison.Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Deems on Thursday sentenced Gary Noel, 37, to 19 years, eight months in prison in connection with a


More than 2,800 plants destroyed in pot raid near Oroville

Authorities destroyed 2,859 marijuana plants after they served a search warrant Wednesday east of Oroville, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.


Caltrans announces up to 1 hour delays - Plumas News

Caltrans has announced that motorists traveling on Highway 70 east of Quincy may experience one hour delays on the three days listed below beginning this Saturday.Crews will be setting precast lightweight concrete girders for the Spring Garden Bridge Project. This is logistically challenging due to


Properties cited for violating weed and debris ordinance during fire season - Plumas News

The property owners have until Aug. 24 to comply with the ordinance. At the September IVCSD board meeting, directors will have a resolution to consider on weed abatement. For property owners that do not comply, tax liens against the properties could be next.