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Seniors to register at LCC

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — Some seniors taking the plunge from high school to higher education will have the opportunity to snag classes early and plan the upcoming semesters at Lassen Community College.

From 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, the college will hold its annual Reg-To-Go event where high school seniors and their guardians can meet with financial aid and counselors to plan their time at Lassen College.

Potential students who took the assessment test can attend orientation and receive personalized packets detailing the classes they should take, if they already suggested a potential major.

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High school rescinds layoffs

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — Five layoff notices will be rescinded at Lassen High School so far.

Reinstated services are foreign languages, reading intervention and art/ceramics all by .17 full-time equivalents, or one class period. Additionally, a business teaching position is restored by four classes or .67 full-time equivalent, as well as a one full-time equivalent science teacher.

The rescissions were approved during a Tuesday, April 14 meeting of the Lassen Union High School District Board of Trustees.

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City offers low-flow showerheads


Yvonne Estrada, an administrative assistant with the city of Susanville’s public works department, shows off the free low-flow showerheads the city offers to its water users. Interested customers can stop by the office at 720 South St. to obtain a free, low-flow showerhead. The showerheads also will be available to residents at the Spring Home and Garden Show, held Saturday, April 25 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 257-1041.

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City residents must conserve water

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — Mandatory water conservation measures have arrived for residents in the city of Susanville.

Dan Newton, the city’s public works director, presented an update to the city council at its Wednesday, April 15 meeting in light of Governor Gerry Brown’s April 1 executive order and an extension of regulations by the State Water Resources Control Board for municipal water suppliers such as the city of Susanville.

Last year the city of Susanville adopted a State II Water Alert in response to the state’s actions, but Newton said the city did not actively enforce the restrictions since they came so late in the season, but he said the restrictions make sense now given the continuing drought and the upcoming summer watering season. He expects the water board to release new regulations Friday, April 17, after the newspaper’s deadline.

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Lassen Family Services hosts second annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 19 through 25 and to promote community awareness, Lassen Family Services is presenting its second annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes and Chili Cook-of

This year’s event — Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims —begins with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Community Center on Weatherlow Street.

“We are excited to engage the community in a single event that recognizes the devastating impact crime has on individuals, families and communities,” said Lassen Family Services Executive Director Melissa Downing. “By understanding the destructive emotional, physical, financial, spiritual and social impact of crime, and raising awareness about the many services and programs available to help victims on their journey to empowerment, we can begin to build stronger communities.”

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