Portola is under the annual mandatory wood stove curtailment period, which started on November 1st, restricting homes from using non-EPA-certified fireplaces or stoves. The U.S. EPA officially designated the Greater Portola area as not meeting federal standards of allowable fine particulate matter in the air... Read More.
Quincy, CA, CHP: Two Vehicle Fatal Collision, SR-70 E/O Camp Layman On November 29, 2022, at approximately 1356 hours, Guadalupe Ventura Perez was driving a 2019 Nissan Armada westbound on SR-70 east of Camp Layman Road, at approximately 55 MPH. Charles Dunn was driving a... Read More.
Trash service may be costing Portola homes more following a special meeting of the City council. A rate increase has been requested from Intermountain Disposal. The increase comes as part of an ongoing agreement to account for the rising cost to do business. The increase... Read More.
Portola has approved the first steps in creating a new fire district. At the city of Portola’s October 12th meeting, a draft of a feasibility study completed by the Local Emergency Services Study Group formed in 2020 was reported on and recommended Eastern Plumas County... Read More.
A Fire Chief was driving along the highway spots a home trailer on fire and calls in for help. Late Monday evening, the Beckwourth Fire District Chief was driving along Highway 70 when he spotted a glow from a home with close neighbors. Upon immediate... Read More.
Portola Health and Wellness Center is to continue Tai Chi classes once again. After receiving many letters of support for the program to return the Plumas board of supervisors approved bringing the program back and paying the instructor 18,000 dollars over the next year. The... Read More.
If you’re looking to explore a new trail, the Sierra Butte Trail Stewardship has one for you in the Portola area. The newly constructed Beckwourth Peak Trail is just over 9 miles that starts at Portola City Park. Hiking, biking, and equestrian riding activities... Read More.
Update as of October 11th; The missing Dallas Texas woman, Jodi Page has been found. As of today the Reno Police department located Jodi in the city. She is safe and in contact with her family. The area is asked to be on the... Read More.
A teen is missing in the Portola area, and the Plumas County sheriff’s office is asking for your help. 17-year-old Darlyn De Leon Sintuj of Cromberg attended school on the 5th but never came home. The sheriff’s office says though investigations Darlyn may be trying... Read More.
Parts of Portola are under a boil water notice this morning. Yesterday a break in the water main occurred at the corner of Gulling and Magnolia. The State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, the Plumas County Health Department, and... Read More.