120 years ago
One of the meanest thieves on record is Michael Burns, whom officers in San Francisco have arrested for stealing the ear trumpet of a deaf man.
70 years ago
Another and more determined movement to provide Susanville a centrally-located city park was launched. The foundation for action was laid with the promise that representatives of several organizations form a tentative city park commission to be composed of designated and duly authorized representatives of several clubs and civic bodies of Susanville.
45 years ago
Voters of the Susanville School District, at a special election, approved a $150,000 bond issue by a vote of 755 to 240, a 76 percent majority. Construction of the Diamond View Intermediate School and a special education classroom at McKinley School was to begin the last part of May. The total cost for the Diamond View School, which consisted of 18 classrooms, library, multi-use and administrative unit, and the McKinley classroom, was estimated at $976,000.
30 years ago
Lassen County businessmen and members of the newly-formed North Eastern Small Business Association (NESBA) packed the courthouse annex boardroom at the Board of Supervisors meeting and asked the supervisors to reduce or abolish the functions of the Local Agency Formation Commission and its effects on growth in the county. The board agreed to form a joint committee with NESBA officials to recommend a future course for the commission.
20 years ago
The Susanville City Council and the Lassen County Board of Supervisors squabbled over the remaining objection in the city’s proposed general plan. The main problem with the plan from the supervisor’s standpoint is that it does not contain a comprehensive revenue-sharing agreement for future annexations by the city.
The city has agreed to give the county all property tax revenue resulting from the annexation, but the two parties remain at stalemate on an agreement for sharing sales tax revenues from commercial annexations. The state Constitution prohibits cities from sharing sales taxes without voter approval.
15 years ago
Officials from Sierra Army Depot and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control signed a record of decision on Feb. 20 granting the depot the first regulator-sanctioned use of natural attenuation to treat explosives in groundwater. The historic ROD addresses a 22-acre plume of affected groundwater located about 70 feet below the surface.
Five years ago
To save the district $100,000, the administrative staff of the Lassen Union High School District will be reorganized for the 2005-2006 school. The administration also agreed to a one-year salary freeze.
Reluctantly, the five-member board voted unanimously to downgrade three administrative positions. Current superintendent Dan Lewis will be superintedent/principal.
Just when you thought the novel H1N1 virus had come and gone for this flu season, it might be coming back.
“We have had little to no instances of H1N1 over the past month, but unfortunately it seems to be making a resurgence,” said Christi Myers, a public health nurse with the Lassen County Department of Health. “We want to let the public know we do have vaccine available. It is free, and it is for everyone.”
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