Two EV charging stations are coming to downtown Portola. The city council unanimously moved to enter into an agreement with another party, EV Range Inc, to install, maintain, and run two stations. The council says the move will help draw people over... Read More.
Portola City Council is set to have an election for two four-year term seats come November. The seats are currently held by Council members Phil Oels and Bill Powers. As of July 18th the nomination period for the... Read More.
The Portola Fire wise committee will hold a Fire Safe Community Outreach meeting this week. You can learn more about tactics and tools to reduce wildfire risks and explain hazard reduction projects and tasks that will increase your home’s chances of survival should there... Read More.
The Portola North loop project that began 8 years ago will see phase 1 revived this coming week. The Portola city council will be adopting the plan specifications of the project and its estimated costs that will enable to bidding on the project to... Read More.
The Plumas County sheriff’s office is suspecting a Portola Home fire to be an attempted homicide/suicide, and arson after finding a burned body in the debris. Around 1am yesterday multiple 911 calls were coming in reporting a home was up in flames on 3rd... Read More.
A fun recreational undertaking in Plumas County, the Portola Riverwalk Disc Golf Club will have a grand opening tournament to start the summer season. The professionally designed course saw finishing touches and City Council approval to launch in October of last year. The grand... Read More.
A Portola Man has been arrested after leading the Plumas county sheriff’s office on a chase through Quincy early Tuesday morning. The chase prompted the school and neighborhoods around the Quincy Alder Campus to go on lockdown while deputies combed the area for the... Read More.
A Portola man sets fire to his previous home. Monday the Plumas County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls reporting a structure fire on Main St. Units from Beckwourth Fire, Eastern Plumas Fire and Sierra Valley Fire responded and were able to quickly put... Read More.
A Portola man has been sentenced to life in prison. Lee Edward Roe, a 55 year old man from Portola was convicted of a felony for sexual acts with a child under 10 after investigations confirmed Roe was involved in photographing the underage victim... Read More.
A stolen vehicle leads to a drug and illegal firearm bust in Portola. The stolen vehicle was found parked outside of the thief’s home on Grizzly Road. A responding deputy with the Plumas county sheriff’s office made contact with Christopher Cortina who lives at... Read More.