From fishers to foxes, illegal pot growers are poisoning wildlife in Northern California forests – Sacramento Bee

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First it was Pacific fishers, poisoned and dead. Then it was bears and gray foxes. The more Mourad Gabriel looked the more carcasses he found. His decadelong scientific research has now established a clear connection: Illegal marijuana cultivation is threatening the viability of fishers and taking an unknown toll on other forest wildlife. If there is a threat to public …

Supervisors stuck between a rock and a hard place – Plumas County Newspapers

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The first matter to be discussed at the April 18 board of supervisors’ meeting set the stage for the rest of the meeting. Jim Green, director of the Plumas County Building Department, asked the board to earmark $25,000 from the general fund to pay for enforcement of county codes affecting non-functioning vehicles and buildings in disrepair. As in the previous …

County-owned festival, child abuse and farmers' market highlight meeting – Plumas County Newspapers

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Is Plumas County going into the festival business? That topic and others were before the Plumas County Board of Supervisors just last week. The board of supervisors meeting covered new music festivals, this summer’s Quincy Farmers Market, child abuse, drug needles, toxic chemicals and mad cows. The meeting occurred March 4. New county festival John Steffanic, Plumas-Sierra County Fair and …

Cartels are growing marijuana illegally in California — and there's a war brewing – Yahoo Finance UK

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(Dr. Mourad Gabriel (left) pauses to listen for signs of movement as he and the team of law-enforcement officers moves toward an illegal trespass grow. Gabriel’s work documenting and reclaiming marijuana grows has played a critical role in understanding the extent of black market marijuana’s environmental impacts.Morgan Heim, bioGraphic)In the gray half-light of dawn, eight figures creep through the dry …

Summer events on topic at City Hall – Plumas County Newspapers

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Summer events on topic at City HallPlumas County NewspapersDistrict 1 representative for the Plumas County Cannabis Working Group, Kim Scott, was in attendance at the meeting, and informed the council that when the discussion opens up in the future, she is willing and able to bring information to the table … Read the full article at: Summer events …

California's backcountry drug war – High Country News

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California’s backcountry drug warHigh Country NewsSeven of them wear camo uniforms bearing the logos of various government agencies: U.S. Forest Service, National Guard, California Fish & Wildlife, Plumas County Sheriff. Most have blackened faces and assault rifles at the ready. An 11-year-old Belgian … Read the full article at: California’s backcountry drug war – High Country News

SF art collector Pamela Joyner reframing art history – SFGate

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SFGateSF art collector Pamela Joyner reframing art historySFGateSan Francisco art collector and philanthropist Pamela Joyner is rapidly becoming an influential figure around the world. A trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago and a member of support committees at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the …and more » Read the full article at: SF art collector Pamela …

Hot Property: Cheery and charming in Corte Madera – SFGate

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SFGateHot Property: Cheery and charming in Corte MaderaSFGateMasterful midcentury architecture is on full display this weekend in Corte Madera. Finished in 1955, the home’s burgundy facade offers exacting angles as a blend of period and modern embellishments accessorize the interior. Brick patios and bursting … Read the full article at: Hot Property: Cheery and charming in Corte Madera – …

Indicative programme – Justice and Home Affairs Council of 18 November 2016 – Satellite PR News (press release)

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Indicative programme – Justice and Home Affairs Council of 18 November 2016Satellite PR News (press release)Ipswitch software has been installed on more than 150,000 networks in 168 countries, with customers including Hamleys, NHS Wales, Cambridgeshire County Council and Community Integrated Care. Ipswitch already has research and development centres … Read the full article at: Indicative programme – Justice and …

SAT Press Releases – Page 42708 – PR Distribution – Satprnews – Satellite PR News (press release)

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SAT Press Releases – Page 42708 – PR Distribution – SatprnewsSatellite PR News (press release)ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Helping FinTechs prepare for the regulations of tomorrow is the focus of an afternoon briefing, …and more » Read the full article at: SAT Press Releases – Page 42708 – PR Distribution – Satprnews – Satellite PR News (press …

81-year-old man put Marine tactics in play while awaiting rescue from raging creek – The News Tribune

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81-year-old man put Marine tactics in play while awaiting rescue from raging creekThe News TribuneFlood waters in Plumas County nearly claimed an 81-year-old man Friday afternoon. The Indian Valley resident tried to drive across Arlington Bridge near Crescent Mills despite several inches of water on the bridge surface. When his vehicle stalled he …and more » Read the full article …

81-year-old man rescused from raging Plumas County creek said … – Modesto Bee

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81-year-old man rescused from raging Plumas County creek said …Modesto BeeRodger McMurty, 81, credits his Marine training with helping him stay calm after he was swept into a raging Plumas County Creek on Friday, Feb. 10. McMurty …and more » Read the full article at: 81-year-old man rescused from raging Plumas County creek said … – Modesto Bee

81-year-old man put Marine tactics in play while awaiting rescue from raging creek – Modesto Bee

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81-year-old man put Marine tactics in play while awaiting rescue from raging creekModesto BeeFlood waters in Plumas County nearly claimed an 81-year-old man Friday afternoon. The Indian Valley resident tried to drive across Arlington Bridge near Crescent Mills despite several inches of water on the bridge surface. When his vehicle stalled he …and more » Read the full article at: …

Helicopter plucks 81-year-old man from floodwaters in Plumas County – Sacramento Bee

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Floodwaters in Plumas County nearly claimed an 81-year-old man Friday afternoon. The Indian Valley resident tried to drive across Arlington Bridge near Crescent Mills despite several inches of water on the bridge surface. When his vehicle stalled, he stepped out of it and was immediately swept downstream, said Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood. Hagwood was 30 seconds away in an …

National Guard crew rescues man from Plumas floodwaters – Redding Record Searchlight

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Redding Record SearchlightNational Guard crew rescues man from Plumas floodwatersRedding Record SearchlightThe Indian Valley resident tried to drive across Arlington Bridge near Crescent Mills despite several inches of water on the bridge surface. When his vehicle stalled he stepped out of it and was immediately swept downstream, said Plumas County Sheriff …and more » Read the full article at: …