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  • Students may get music class soon
    published on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:27:16 GMT
    A music program may soon be available to Susanville School District students. During the Wednesday, June 24 Susanville School District Board of Trustees meeting, the board approved a contract with Lassen Union High School District for music instruction services for the 2015/2016 school year....
  • College board approves budget, president raise
    published on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:59:08 GMT
    The Lake Tahoe Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved an annual tentative budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year on June 23 based on California Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and revenues based on higher student enrollment. According to LTCC Administrative Services Vice President James DeFranco, the proposed budget includes $15.7 million in projected revenue for its unrestricted general fund, in addition to one-time revenue of $977,368 and a doubling of the state's rural community col...
  • Free Summer Lunch program offered in Susanville
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 04:30:12 GMT
    For some, that food might be the only sustenance they eat each day. To help fill that void, the Free Summer Lunch Program, sponsored by Community Church of Susanville, will be providing a meal to Susanville children....
  • Salvation Army donation
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 03:54:55 GMT
    Members of the Susanville Sunrise Rotary Club gathered Tuesday evening to deliver almost $1,400 of food items to the Susanville Salvation Army. The Salvation Army had informed the club that many children who are on food/lunch programs during the school year, often go without when school is out for the summer....
  • Local groups aid in summer food drive
    published on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:59:43 GMT
    Local groups are ensuring families in need have access to plenty of food during the summer months. On Monday, June 8, members from the Lassen High School Interact Club and a representative from Susanville Sunrise Rotary browsed the halls of Susanville Supermarket IGA for the Lassen County Food Council Summer Food Drive....
  • Sonora ranked a top city for lawyers
    published on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    A new report ranks Sonora among the top small cities in the United States for lawyers and recent law school graduates to launch their careers. Sonora placed 19th overall out of 539 cities with a population under 100,000 that were evaluated in a recent study conducted by GoodCall, a data research firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina....
  • SVHS grads on way to play college ball
    published on Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:29:49 GMT
    SVHS grads on way to play college ball Ladd, Wortman to play volleyball; Wortman also to play basketball. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1Iyp6OT Katie Ladd, here joined by parents Sharon and Robert Ladd, has signed to play volleyball at Belhaven University in Jackson, MS....
  • Jean Barton: Remembrances from a century ago
    published on Sat, 06 Jun 2015 15:24:32 GMT
    One hundred years ago, May 17th it was reported that from 9:30 to 11 p.m., Mt. Lassen was belching fire, dense columns of smoke and ashes several hundred feet above the crater....
  • Community gives $124,650 in student scholarships
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:06:56 GMT
    Friday,a SJune 5, 2015 - Local organizations and service clubs host events and fundraisers throughout the year to award scholarships to graduating seniors. This year, Lassen High School seniors received $124,650 in scholarships from the local community....
  • Rejuvenated juvenile justice commission focuses on youths
    published on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 07:47:06 GMT
    Bill Powers and Shelley Wilkerson presented a four-page list to the Board of Supervisors, which will be continually updated. "We are looking for areas where there are too many services or where there are services lacking," Wilkerson said....
  • Awards night recognizes academic excellence, teachers
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:04:58 GMT
    Lassen High School seniors and their families gathered for the annual awards night where, not only were numerous scholarships given out, but students were recognized for their academic achievements. This year's event was held Tuesday, May 26 at the Susanville Assembly of God Church and included the introduction of the California Scholastic Federation members and the top-26 graduating seniors....
  • School district makes plan to save water
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:17:50 GMT
    During the Wednesday, May 20 meeting, superintendent Jason Waddell presented a district water conservation plan to help align the schools with state and local restrictions. "This isn't our policy a this is our plan," said Waddell....
  • FFA hosts awards banquet
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:31:05 GMT
    The memories and accomplishments of this year's Susanville FFA were celebrated during the annual awards banquet May 14 at Jensen Hall. With more than 350 members in attendance, the 2014-2015 FFA officers kicked off the evening with opening ceremonies followed by a tri-tip dinner, award presentations, a slide show, scholarship announcements and the installation of new officers....
  • Former warden earns a college degree after 36 years
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:29:42 GMT
    Bill Merkle was a captain at San Quentin State Prison and a student at Dominican University of California way back in 1979 when the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation transferred him to the California Correctional Center in Susanville - just six units shy of earning an associate degree in criminal justice. And now, on May 16, some 36 years later, Merkle donned a black cap and gown and graduated with a bachelor's degree in humanities , finally achieving a goal he'd set for hi...