Portola Ordinance Restricts Wood Burning Stoves and Fireplaces

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.

Portola Trash Service to Possibly Rise by 17%

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.

Tai Chi Classes Returning to Portola Wellness Center

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.

Sierra Butte Trail Unviels New Trail in Portola Area

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.

Missing Texas Woman Visiting Portola Found

  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.

Teen Missing in Portola Area

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.

Portola Under Boil Water Notice

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.