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Bake sales will benefit young cancer sufferer

Francisco “Deuce” Stafford, 4, has been diagnosed with cancer. A pair of bake sales — at Walgreen’s and Grocery Outlet — will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 6.Deuce5

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — Bake sales to benefit Francisco “Deuce” Stafford, a youngster recently diagnosed with cancer, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at Walgreen’s and Grocery Outlet.
    Deuce sent an email to the newspaper telling his story in his own words. Here it is.
    My name is Francisco, but you can call me Deuce. I am 4 years old, and in late December or early January my parents found a bump on my thigh that seemed abnormal to them so they took me to the doctor.

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Artist’s reception announced

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — A local artist with partial blindness has developed exceptional talent with a camera.
    The Lassen County Arts Council will be hosting its next artist reception for James Q. Eddy Jr. at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9.
    In March 2008 Eddy Jr. was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. Shortly before that he hemorrhaged in his eyes causing some blind spots in both. Eddy Jr. spent a good part of that year in and out of the hospital receiving treatments.

Today Eddy Jr. is in remission and doing well. He still has blind spots that cause some difficulty in seeing.

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City Council adopts water conservation rules

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — The Susanville City Council held a special meeting Wednesday, May 27 and unanimously passed an ordinance designed to meet the water conservation goals set by the state as it enters its fourth year of drought.
    First the council unanimously rescinded the resolution that implemented the City’s State 2 Water Shortage Contingency Plan it implemented in August 2014, because that resolution does not have the enforcement provisions of a city ordinance.
    Public Works Director Dan Newton told the council the state has ordered the city to reduce its water consumption by 36 percent between June 1 and Feb. 28, 2016 compared to its usage in 2013.

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Developer shares big dreams for Herlong

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Herlong Surplus Properties also will explore the possibility of creating an airplane recycling business near Amedee Field. The United States Army stores thousands of military vehicles at Sierra Army Depot because the climate is perfect for such uses.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — Things finally seem to be falling into place for Herlong Surplus Properties, LLC (owned by Hal Hays, Larry Smith and Steve Pezzullo) regarding the former Lassen County Reuse Authority property near Amedee Field in the South County.
    Larry Smith, one of the company’s owners, said the group’s goal is economic development of the area.
    “We’re just asking for the opportunity to try to get this accomplished,” Smith said. “We can’t make guarantees that it’s absolutely going to happen, but nothing happens unless you try.

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School district makes plan to save water

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — The Susanville School District Board of Trustees approved a water conservation plan to aid in saving water.  
    During the Wednesday, May 20 meeting, superintendent Jason Waddell presented a district water conservation plan to help align the schools with state and local restrictions.
    “This isn’t our policy … this is our plan,” said Waddell.

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