Sept. 25, 2012 — When I look at a sheet of music the notes provide no clue to the melody. Once I could say, “I read music,” and my fingers would press the right keys on the piano interpreting the works of Mozart, Bach and Beethoven.
Yet, as a high school freshman, I decided I no longer had a half hour I could devote to practice. There was no time to play songs that had become familiar and so they were soon forgotten.
Sept. 18, 2012 — Lassen County’s fiscal house is in good order — at least for now.
At its Tuesday, Sept. 11 meeting, the Lassen County Board of Supervisors approved a $101 million budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year that is balanced and yet continues to provide funding for vital public safety services such as the sheriff’s office and the probation department.