Lassen News - The best source for breaking news in California

 

Articles from the September 6, 2016 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 18 of 18

 News    September 6, 2016

Remember When for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

100 years ago A group of inmates working for state construction agencies, was this week making “a substantial start in clearing right-of-way grading” on a road joining Susanville with Red Bluff. Such improvements on the old road were the...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Police seek information on gun store burglary

The Susanville Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding a burglary at Honey Lake Firearms, located at 600 Main St. in Susanville, to contact the department at 257-5603. According to a statement from the department, officers...

 
 Public Notices    September 6, 2016

Lassen County Public Notices for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

Standish Property Sale Lambert Lane NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. CA-14-651069-RY Order No.: VTSG1421412 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED TO THE COPY PROVI DED TO THE MORTGAGOR OR TRUSTOR (Pursuant to Cal. Civ....

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Willard Fire 60 percent contained

UPDATE: The Willard Fire is now 60 percent contained and has burned 2,527 acres, according to the Cal Fire website, and has destroyed two residences and four other structures. Starting last night at...

 
 Sports    September 6, 2016

Youth trapshooters participate in P.I.T.A. shoot

Capital City Gun Club in Carson City, Nevada, held a P.I.T.A. shoot on Aug. 28, and four of our Lassen County youths went to try their skills against the big boys. This was a 100-target event, and...

 
 Sports    September 6, 2016

Sept. 9 races cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Diamond Mountain Speedway's Sept. 9 races have been cancelled. Congratulations to local racers who completed their 2016 season at the Aug. 20 r...

 
 By Delaine Fragnoli    Opinion    September 6, 2016

I left my heart in Massachusetts

After a week away, I may physically be back in Plumas County, but a piece of my heart is on the East Coast. In Great Barrington, Mass., to be exact. On Saturday, Aug. 20, at approximately 5 p.m., I relinquished my daughter to Bard College at...

 
 By Ashley Grogan    Sports    September 6, 2016

Courage Triathlon declared powerful success

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the second annual Courage Triathlon for Courage Worldwide was held at Lake Almanor. The event included a 2.8-mile run, 7.1-mile bike ride and a 4.1-mile kayaking course. The resu...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Obituaries for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

Witesman, John Gilbert 1942 – 2016 John Witesman of Rocklin died unexpectedly Aug. 11, 2016 at his vacation home at Lake Almanor. John was retired from a successful business career as a founding partner of Autogator Inc., an auto parts and...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Representative visits Susanville Head Start

According to a press release from Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, on Monday Aug. 29, Congressman Doug LaMalfa's District Representative Shane Starr visited three Head Start Center's in...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Births for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

Ashlyn Rose Hefner Ashlyn Rose Hefner was born to Mariah Harris and Andrew Hefner, of Susanville, at 4:24 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

FBI seeking serial bank robbery subject, man sought for five robberies, one attempt in Northern California

The Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance from the public to identify an individual who is a suspect in five Northern California bank robberies and one attempted bank robbery in the greater Sacramento and San Francisco areas: •Aug. 16,...

 
 By Sam Williams    News    September 6, 2016

Fire threatens Hall of Justice, electrical substation, residences

A 5.475-acre wildfire threatened a government building, storage units, an electrical substation and several residences near Riverside Drive Monday, Aug. 29. The fire broke out near the Susan River...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Events Calendar for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

It’s easy to get the word out about your entertainment event and get it published in the Lassen County Times Arts and Entertainment Calendar! Just call Sam Williams at 257-5321 or email information to swilliams@lassennews.com. Wednesday, Sept. 7...

 
 By Michael Condon    Sports    September 6, 2016

Fishing is still in a summer slump

I am not against golf, since I cannot but suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering trout. ... ~ Paul O'Neil The good news is that Saturday, Sept. 3, is a free fishing day. No license required. The bad news is that the fishing for the...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

PETA offers information regarding animal safety during wildfires

As the Willard Fire burns near Susanville, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of animal companions should further residences be threatened and more evacuations be ordered.  In the event that your area is evacuated, never...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Air quality alerts lifted

Lassen County’s Public Health Department has lifted the air quality alerts it issued Monday, Sept. 12 According to a statement from the department, “Air quality is currently in the good category and is forecast to range from good to moderate...