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Lassen County Public Notices for the week ok of 1/15/19
Planning and Service Area 2 Area Agency on Aging (PSA 2 AAA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for senior services in South Siskiyou County in the amount of $94,028* through Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA).
Former resident creates album with near stranger
Dan Blackard just enjoyed making his own music and uploading it to SoundCloud to share his creations — but he never thought his work would serve as the catalyst for a collaboration with a man he’s never met in person and the production of more than 100 songs.
Remember When for the week of 1/15/19
Susanville residents took part in a countywide search for Frank Schaneman, who was hired as a woodchopper for George Odett. Although Schaneman was last seen walking along the railroad tracks leading out of Susanville, it was widely believed he left the county after he allegedly lit a fire that destr
Life Tributes for the week of 1/15/19
Henry “Hank” Martinez Jr. Henry “Hank” Martinez Jr. was born in Westwood, California to Enrique “Henry” and Maurilia Preciado Martinez on June 30, 1931. He grew up in Westwood attending local schools. He worked in the lumber mill while attending Lassen College and Chico State University, where he ea
Federal shutdown means consequences for Lassen County
With the partial shutdown of the federal government affecting approximately 800,000 federal workers nationwide, many places locally, such as Lassen Volcanic National Park are directly affected.
Man in custody after Walmart robbery
Officers arrested a local man after he committed a robbery at Walmart and forced his way into a families’ vehicle Friday, Jan. 4. Alfred Willis, 40, of Susanville, was arrested and booked for robbery, child endangerment, burglary and bringing drugs into a jail.
Plumas County-wide Public Notices for the week of 1/16/19
Superior Court of the State of California COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO. Eric M. Katz (SBN 204011) Deputy Attorney General (SBN 231801) Michael Weed (SBN 199675) Attorneys for California Department of Water Resources.
Dairy owner, state officials hold contentious Christmas Eve meeting in Susanville
Charles Pattillo, the general manager of the California Prison Industries Authority and Scott Perkins, assistant general manager, operations division, held a 17-minute Christmas Eve meeting at a Susanville eatery to discuss the future of Morning Glory Dairy and its relationship with Susanville’s two
Man charged with elder abuse, brandishing imitation firearm
A man was taking into custody for elder abuse, among other charges, after a confrontation in the Sierra Wash and Dry. Anthony Ausmus, 22, of Susanville, was arrested and booked into the Lassen County Jail for elder abuse, battery and brandishing an imitation firearm after pushing an elderly woman an
Northern California police kill gunman after 2 people shot
ROSEVILLE — A man was shot and killed by deputies on a highway off-ramp in California after he shot two people in different locations, killing one, and injured a police dog during a gunbattle with officers, authorities said Wednesday.
Centinela, PVSP, MCSP, NKSP, CTF, SVSP, CIW, CCC get into holiday spirit to help others
Centinela State Prison (CEN) was among the many different local, county, state, and federal agencies in the Imperial Valley participating in the annual Shop with a Cop program. CEN Sergeants Gomez and Santana along with CEN Officers Bustos, Steinseifer, Espinoza and Herrera-Salazar each adopted a pa
City plans tobacco grant activities
The city of Susanville was recently awarded a $466,488 grant from the California Department of Justice. The grant, referred to as the Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant, is funded through Proposition 56, also known as the Tobacco Tax Increase Initiative, passed by Californians in 2016.
Billing error costs city $260,000
A billing error within the city of Susanville’s utility system has brought with it a loss in revenue of about $260,000. Finance manager for the city, Deborah Savage relayed the news to the Susanville City Council at the Dec. 19 meeting, saying, “When we were going through the records and auditing ou
Police In Riot Gear Break Up 500-Person UCLA Street Party
WESTWOOD, CA — A street party involving hundreds of people near UCLA came to an abrupt end overnight when police in riot gear broke up the gathering. No one was arrested in the mass gathering, authorities said Friday. Police officers were called to the area of Le Conte and Levering avenues at about
County should consider banking issues before moving forward with cannabis ordinance
According to the Lassen County Clerk’s website, county voters narrowly approved Measure M, the cannabis business tax. According to the final results, Measure M garnered 4,691 yes votes (52.86 percent) and 4,183 no votes (47.14 percent).
1864 Taylorsville Schoolhouse yields rich treasure of teaching aids and well-preserved classroom artifacts
The detail is absolutely stunning on an 1880s geographical definitions chart that Scott Lawson gently unrolls at the Plumas County Museum one recent afternoon in Quincy. The visual aid is one of several beautifully made teaching tools and other artifacts from about 140 years ago that were discovered