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Unions request resignation, board member apologizes

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 — The Lassen Teachers Association and the Classified School Employees Association requested the resignation of a board member after describing behavior they felt was rogue, threatening and hostile.

In May, both associations issued a letter requesting the Lassen Union High School District Board of Trustees censure fellow trustee Ken Theobald, as it was felt he violated the board’s civility policy.

The letter said “We feel that trustee Theobald has exhibited hostile, threatening and degrading interactions with fellow board members, members of the public, staff and school administration.”

Casino hosts benefit dinner for Baby Asher

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 — Being born at 26 weeks gestation, Baby Asher has experienced quite a few ups and downs — at one point he wasn’t expected to make it — but at two months old, the infant has proven he is a fighter.

Baby Asher has been in the NICU at Renown Medical Center in Reno since his April 24 birth in the parking lot of the Child Development Center at Sierra Army Depot.

He has fought two bouts of pneumonia and had surgery to close a hole in his heart, which was so big the doctor had to use two titanium clips, according to his mother, Charlene Norvell.

Second arrest made in connection with alleged thefts at Sierra Army Depot

Tuesday, July 8 — A second defendant was arrested for conspiracy to steal and sell government property and theft and sale of government property from Sierra Army Depot.

According to a press release from the Department of Justice, former Depot employee Tony Herrin, 36, of Reno, Nevada, was arrested Monday, July 7.

On Thursday, July 3, a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment alleging that between January and April 2013, Herrin and co-conspirator Devon Biggs, civilian employees at the Depot conspired to steal and sell United States military equipment from the Depot.

Churches offer Southern Gospel concert

Monday, July 7, 2014 — The Honey Lake Assembly of God, the Janesville Christian Fellowship, the Susanville Church of the Nazarene, the Standish Bible Church and the Log Cabin Church host the fifth annual Concert in the Park on Sunday, July 13.

The free concert begins at 10:30 a.m. at Janesville Park. Those who attend should bring their own lawn chairs. Lunch will be provided.

Child killed in vehicle rollover

Monday, July 7 — A Saturday, July 5 vehicle rollover claimed the life of an unrestrained 3-year-old child.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Jamie Sauce, 32, of Stockton, California was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Astro van southbound on Highway 395 south of the Secret Valley rest area near Ravendale. Traveling with her were Florencio Sierra, 32, and four juveniles ages 1 through 7.

The accident occurred at approximately 6:42 a.m. when the tread of the right rear tire of the vehicle separated. In response, Sauce applied the brakes causing her to lose control of the vehicle. The van traveled off of the west roadway edge and descended a steep embankment where it overturned, ejecting several of the unrestrained juvenile occupants.


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