Nov. 20, 2012 — Thanksgiving is a holiday that has incorporated a variety of traditions during the years that are now part of the way many Americans celebrate. For example, family gatherings are common, which makes it the busiest travel day of the year.
Also common is cooking a turkey dinner. According to the National Turkey Federation, 95 percent of the American population eat turkey on Thanksgiving. Americans don’t always prepare their turkey the same way. While roasting is popular, Hawaii produces coffee rubbed turkeys; New England, salt encrusted; and the deep-fried method is southern.
Nov. 13, 2012 — Those of us who work at the Lassen County Times believe we’re your first and best source for local news, and we’re not ashamed to say so. After all, we live right here in Susanville and Lassen County with the majority of our readers. We shop at the same markets, eat lunch at the same restaurants, our children attend the same schools, play on the same sports teams and we’re influenced and concerned by the same events that affect our readers.