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4A Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Well-wheeled: PUSD gets specially equipped bus :Anthony Sanchez gets a lift onto Plumas Unified School District's newest bus, funded by a grant :from federal stimulus money. George Ozanich (right) of theNorthern Sierra Air Quality Management District presents a check to help pay for new school buses to Ken Pierson (left), transportation director at Plumas Unified School District. In total, the air quality district will contribute $700,000, which will buy five new buses. F EA T H E R RX V Z R :; /. .: :.: ..::,. ,. PostaiService: usPs (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. HOW to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail mail @plumasnews.com Web Page http://www.plumasnews,com Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name MaY 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (!892-1945) on June 7, 1945. published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classified: Thursday, 3 p.m. Classified: Monday 9 a.m. News: .Fridays, 3 p.m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytime! To Subscdbe: Call (530) 283-0800 or come to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mail to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Co-Owner/Publisher Keri Taborski, Co-Owner/Legal Advertising Kevin Mallory Asst. Vice Pres./Admin. Delaine Fragnoli Managing Editor Linda Randall Photo Editor Mary Newhouse Classified, Circ. Manager Shewi McConnell Display Advertising Manager Cobey Brown Asst. Vice Pres./Operations Tom Fomey Production Manager Elise Monroe Bookkeeper Eva Small Composing Manager Sandy Condon Human Resources Dir,, Office Manager p m, mm mm m m m mm m m m mm m Subscription Order Form ' [ Feather River Bulletin | ] : P.O. BOX B, Quincy, CA 95971 I Please enter my subscflpUon for __ years. ; I [ Endosed find my check for $ I [ In County $26 per year [ Out of State $44 per year [l In California $37 per year. I |Hem I I I City, State, Zip I Subnodptiono can be tmnsflm-ed, but not remded, Plumas Unified School District is the fortunate recip- ient of another school bus. This bus is equipped with state-of-the-art features such as seat belts, air conditioning, automatic chains, camera sys- tem, LED lighting and wheel- chair access. Portola students (from left) show off their new wheelchair accessible school bus: Anthony Sanchez, Cheye\\;nne Dewey, Landon Greenwood, Gabe -Casillas, Wyatt Smith, Jezze Carr, Brandon Carr and bus driver Shirley Laird. Photos courtesy PUSD Wheelchair access allows the school district to further inte- grate students in wheelchairs with their .classmates to and from school and on trips and special events. Funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provided the wheelchair access feature on this bus, which is assigned to a route in Portola where there is a need to provide access to a physically disabled student. The Proposition 1B grant, administered by the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District, con - tributed $140,000. There will be four more checks to come, for a total of $700,000 for five new buses. The grant and revenue from bus passes enabled the dis- trict to purchase five large new buses. The district has four more buses on order, including one more wheel- chair accessible bus. We can help ... I Call us today: eINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 t.pilt00 I;t00iJt t hkt, gild  mere READING CLUB - lst-3rd- Meets first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. 37:,, w. Main i. izt (uincy 283-11(X)K (66,5) Mort. - Sat. 10 - (; " Sun. l-4-1mn Send letters to the editor to: dfragnoli@ plumasnews.com , . ,Local group gears up for reviews Z009; 2010 program Far Northern Regional Center reports it received enough donations through its 10th annual Holidays Are For Caring program to serve more than 350 people with develop- mental disabilities. The design and goal of this program is to provide gifts to individuals in Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Siskiyou, Plumas Trinity, Glenn, Lassen and Modoc counties with developmental disabilities who may not receive any gifts during the holiday season. For those interested in con- tributing to Holidays Are For Caring 2010, the center accepts donations throughout the year. Contac Kay Cullis at 222- 8795, ext. 3386, or e-mail kcullis@farnorthernrc.org. Yoga instructors in the Quincy area organized a sol- stice celebration Monday, Dec. 21, that raised $220 for TruCommunity, a local non- profit that helps rural fami- lies who have a seriously ill family member. The instructors volunteered their time for the free yoga session', but asked partici- pants tocontribute and to vote for which charity to donate to. Public Notice Deadline: Thursday, 4 p.m. typesetting@plumasnews.com OVER 115 TOP CHANNELS INCLUDES LOCAL CHANNELS (whevble) 98 mo Reg. 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