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‘New sawmill to help Dixie Fire recovery -Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Following the devastation of the Dixie Fire, two Indian Valley organizations, the non-profit Sierra Institute for Community and the Environment and a 4th generation timber harvesting company, J&C Enterprises, are building a sawmill with the aid of Sierra Nevada Conservancy funding to help their community recover and support long-term restoration efforts.


‘Supervisor Lopez to help lead Rural County Representatives of California’ -Salinas Valley Tribune

Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez was selected by his peers to serve as second vice chair of the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) in early December. On January 12, Lopez took the Oath of Office as administered by California State Senator Brian Dahle as part of the virtual RCRC Board of Directors meeting establishing the 2022 Officers.


‘How $100M in projects could transform Shasta Lake's downtown’ -Record Searchlight

When the city of Shasta Lake incorporated in the early 1990s, the vision was to make Shasta Dam Boulevard a main street attraction with mixed-use development featuring apartments, retail and office space. That original general plan got a huge boost last week when the Shasta Lake Downtown Revitalization Project was awarded a $16.5 million state sustainable growth grant.