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Local law enforcement officers honored for challenging jobs well done

Siskiyou County is a special place, said Mount Shasta Area California Highway Patrol Commander Kyle Foster while speaking Saturday evening at the county’s Peace Officer Appreciation Dinner. Since moving to the area, he noticed there are “no lines and no boundaries” between the many law enforcement a


Marijuana has a future in Lassen County

Much to the consternation of those who opposed Measure M, the county’s November 2018 Cannabis Business Tax measure narrowly approved by the voters 4,691 (52.86 percent) to 4,183 (47.14 percent), the Lassen County Board of Supervisors took the first step regarding medical and commercial marijuana cul


New photo: California’s super bloom as seen from outer space

(CNN) — An image from outer space confirms what thousands of Californians have experienced from ground level: This year’s wildflower super bloom is amazing. The WorldView-2 satellite, owned by DigitalGlobe, captured an image of Riverside County’s Walker Canyon covered in blooming orange poppies on M


Flood Of Comments Dunk On Central California Gang Member’s Civil War-Style Revolver

FRESNO (CBS13) – A Facebook post on an admitted gang member’s arrest has gone viral thanks to his apparent taste for rustic guns. Back on March 11, Fresno police announced they had arrested 19-year-old Amador Carlos Martinez during a gang violence reduction mission in the city.


California woman arrested for elder, animal abuse after dad, 96, found in home with up to 700 rats, cops say

A California woman was arrested after authorities discovered her 96-year-old father and multiple pets living inside a home in conditions described as "not fit for human living" with up to 700 rats inside, officials said Tuesday.


Police department begins K-9 fundraising

The Susanville Police Department needs the community’s help to make its K-9 program a reality. In order to fully fund the program, the department will need to raise $25,000. The department has also set its goal for a mid-summer launch.


Symphony fundraiser hosts Kolby Van Camp

Dr. Ray and Denise White recently hosted a soiree to benefit the Susanville Symphony Society featuring baritone Kolby Van Camp. Attendees were treated to an intimate concert in an elegant drawing room.


Pence offers olive branch to California lawmakers, state assembly speaker responds with sarcastic rebuke

Vice President Mike Pence recently sent a letter to the leader of the California State Assembly in an attempt to ease the tensions between the White House and the Democrat-controlled statehouse in Sacramento.


California car chase suspect breakdances before being taken into custody, video shows

A Southern California driver apparently couldn’t help but dance after reportedly leading authorities in a car chase Tuesday night. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) started tailing the suspect in the Calabasas area and ultimately followed until they got off the freeway in the San Fernando Valley,


County approves 45-day hemp moratorium

Although some members of the board were hesitant, due to the probability that it could dissuade any future business or academic programs, the Lassen County Board of Supervisors approved a temporary 45-day moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp in the county.


Taking care of state's homeless a common goal of California mayors

SACRAMENTO (KRON) -- "The budget just changed." Gov. Gavin Newsom's conclusion after meeting with the state's big city mayors on California's homelessness issue. "It's not just about more money, it's about prioritizing some of those investments,” Newsom said.


Survey announced for the Lake Almanor/Westwood area trail system

“If you enjoy trail-related recreation in our region, we want to hear from you,” said Nils Lunder of the Mountain Meadows Conservancy based in Westwood. A local coalition of trail enthusiasts from Plumas and Lassen counties is developing a regional trails conceptual plan.


Plumas County Man Still Missing

GREENVILLE, California - It's been four months since 21-year-old Dominic Potts went missing. Plumas County Sheriff deputies say Potts was last seen at a home in Greenville on November 4th, 2018. His truck was later found near Chester days later.


Business Scene for the week of 3/19/19

The Lassen-Modoc Adult Education Consortium services wants to invite the public to join their school district members and business partners at their next meeting Thursday, March 21. The meeting will be held on the college campus in room HU204 from 3 to 4 p.m.


Grant money supports visual, performing arts

Grant money in the amount of $17,955 is being used to build a visual and performing arts program at Westwood High School. Cecilia Allin, the English/ drama/ business teacher, and Molly Barber, the film/ photography teacher for the Career Technical Education program, worked together to select equipme


Special Primary Election held next Tuesday

Voters in the Senate District 1 will cast ballots next Tuesday, March 26, in a special primary election to pick a successor for the office after former state senator Ted Gaines was elected to the state Board of Equalization last November.


Remember When for the week of 3/19/19

The people of Lassen County were given the State Director’s Cup for purchasing a record total of War Savings Stamps. The county’s $31.94 per capita sale of stamps was more than all other California counties.


Grow it locally, eat it locally focus of food council’s presentation to supervisors

What could be better in Plumas County than eating fresh vegetables from one’s own garden — eating them from someone else’s. Encouraging residents to become farmers and gardeners, use of local produce and livestock, and getting it to residents who want to eat healthy, locally grown food was part of a


Westwood 24/7 Flood Damage Restoration Emergency Water Damage Services Announced

(Newswire.net -- March 16, 2019) -- A Westwood, CA based 24/7 water damage restoration company have announced they can provide local customers with expert remediation and damage repair. Anyone in need of fast, reliable and affordable water damage restoration and flood damage restoration in Westwood


Welcome Mike Wilson, our new city administrator

The city of Susanville has a new city administrator — Mike Wilson. Earlier this year Wilson and the city council agreed to a two-year, at-will contract with a beginning salary of $101,907 per year. Wilson could qualify for a raise after a six-month performance review.