An empty acre of weeds and dirt near the entrance to a Plumas Lake subdivision stands as a final reminder of the bust in local housing toward the end of the last decade.
Intended as a park in the Wheeler Ranch subdivision, the lot at Links Way and Plumas-Arboga Road instead became embroiled in controversy after Wheeler Ranch's builder we
If you ask any Plumas Lake resident what's missing in the south Yuba County community, expect a long answer.
"Starbucks!" exclaims one woman. Others list a grocery store, a pizza place, a sandwich shop, a pedicure salon and a frozen yogurt shop.
"There are 20,000 threads on Facebook about this," said Susan Butler, who recalls not
The Lally Mart gas station and convenience store coming to Plumas Lake is long awaited by residents there, but it's also been a long time in the planning.
Pami Lally, whose family already owns gas station/mini marts in Linda and Olivehurst, said she began looking at potential sites off and on in Plumas Lake a few years ago.