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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 7A reenville anc eria Board recognition welcomes new Miriam S. Cody Staff Writer mcody@plumasnews.com The Greenville Rancheria welcomed a new care provider to its Greenville office, Dr. Roger Cox. Cox has worked for the Greenville Rancheria Tribal Health Center in Red Bluff since 2011. He came to Greenville originally to fill in and he liked the area, he said, so he moved. Dr. Margaret Dr. Roger Cox Alspaugh, executive director of the Greenville Rancheria, said Cox Greenville every Friday. specializes in diabetes. For more information, visit The doctor will be in fivethe clinic at 410 Main St. in days a week. He'll be Greenville, or call 284-6135 available from 8 a.m. to 5for medical questions or p.m. Monday - Thursday, 284-7045 for dental and will leave early on questions. Fridays. Alspaugh said these Quincy High School students and teachers receive certificates of appreciation for their work on interpretive signs for the The rancheria offers services are offered not just Gansner Park Pathway Project. Supervisor Lori Simpson made the presentations during the Plumas Board of Supervisors many different kinds of for Maidu natives, but alsomeeting Jan. 13. From left: Watershed Education Coordinator Rob Wade, art teacher Danielle Frid, Taylor Bruzza, Maria healing to the community: for all community members, Oropeza, Autumn Sherman, Matthew Anderson, Baylee Ray, Megan Stewart, Simpson and teacher Suzanne Stirling. Photo by Pain management sessions with or without insurance. Debra Moore are held twice a month: onThere are costs for the first Saturday and thepatients with no insurance, secondThursdaY.women,s health rancheriabUtAlspaughsaidthetries tokeep costs Sierra Fund conference addresses mining reclamation appointments are also low, and offers a sliding-fee available once a month on scale. It is a nonprofit Early bird registration ongoing effects of historical produced gold and consider The success of The Sierra the second Thursday. The organization, not a closes Jan. 21 for The Sierra mining, opportunities for Fund's two previous clinic has even set up an commercial clinic. Fund's third conference, "Reclaiming the Sierra collaboration of state and conferences indicates the option for telepsychiatry,Alspaugh said, "Reclaiming the Sierra 2015: 2015" is designed around federal agencies on the issue, relevance of the ssue. The usually once a month via "Everything that we earn The New Gold Rush." evaluating and prioritizing The Sierra Fund reports Sierra Fund's CEO/ Skype on the second goes back into the business. Organizers report the action on cleanup and that this outcomes-oriented Elizabeth "Izzy" Martial, Tuesday. Patients can sit That's why we're growing conference, held April 20 - 21 response to California's event attracts policymakers, says of the 2012 conference: with a professional slowly." in Sacramento, will set the abandoned mine lands, landowning and regulatory "Hundreds people gathered psychiatrist or psychologist She said the Greenville agenda for an era of mine Hundreds of people who areagencies, scientific from around the Sierra {o just like in any personal providers average about 14reclamation and community leaders in their field will researchers, water quality talk about the solutions to therapy session, patients per day. revitalization come together this April to experts;reclamation firms, abandoned mines -- it was There is drug and alcohol Car seats, bike helmets in California's Gold Country. discuss prioritization of mining industry clear that this event was counseling once a week and smoke detectors are The Sierra Fund's cleanup sites, evaluate representatives, public critically needed." on Friday. This js a brandalso available at the biannual conference, hosted cleanup technologies, health specialists, Conference registration is new service provided by rancheria for Native at the heart of the glitter and identify market environmental advocates " available at reclaiming a new employee, Darlene American families in need.devastation of what was opportunities for ethically and the engaged public, thesierra.org. Self. Interested people should California's original Gold Self is a registered drug make an appointment with Rush, is a primary venue for and alcohol counselor. She community health collaboration and action does telemedicine for representative Stacey Prior. around addressing the NOTICE OF EVlDENTIARY HEARINGS REGARDING PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY'S 2015 GAS TRANSMISSION AND STORAGE REQUEST (A.13'12-012) Important update regarding hearing dates and times. Please see below: February 2-6, February 9-13, February 17-20 and February 23-27 Starting at 10:00 a.m. at the address below: California Public Utilities Commission Courtroom State Office Building 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 Note: The Administrative Law Judge issued a ruling to delay these evidentiary hearings due to unexpected circumstances. New dates and times are listed above. Hearings shall run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p,m. each day. The Commission Courtroom is wheelchair accessible. If you wish to attend and need specialized accommodations, please contact the Public Advisor's Office (noted below) at least five business days prior to the hearing date. Any changes to the dates, times, and locations of the hearings will be posted to the CPUC's Daily Calendar. Background on the 2015 GT&S Rate Case PG&E is requesting a revenue requirement increase of $555 million for 2015 over the currently authorized level for 2014 of $731 million for a total of $1.286 billion. PG&E also requests additional base revenue ~ ~; requirement increases of $61 million for 2016 and $168 million for 2017. The application requests that the CPUC authorize the increase to maintain and further modernize PG&E's gas transmission system. ti htin Blinds Wood Floorin PG~E proposes to allocate costs to each customer class for operation of transmission and storage. PG&E mw . ~ ~ 0 will use the requested revenue to improve PG&E's gas transmission and storage system, in accordance with Senate Bill 705, which governs California's new gas safety standards for all pipeline operators. PG&E's comprehensive safety plan includes: Replacing older pipelines that could pose risks in case of land movement. www.graeaglelightingcompany.com continuing to test pipelines that have not previously been strength tested. vg -en 9:30AM - 4PM . Continuing to control deterioration to avoid underground leaks. Hours: Installing more automated safety valves that quickly turn off the flow of gas in an emergency. Inspecting the interior of more pipelines to spot hidden flaws. Lessening the risks associated with pipelines close to levee and water crossings. Maintaining underground gas storage facilities that help PG&E meet peak-hour demand. Modernizing infrastructure control systems, databases and risk analysis programs. EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS -'Calvary -" 'Chapel Quincv Presents At the Evidentiary Hearings noted above, PG&E and other formal parties to the proceeding will present / their evidence through testimony and will be subject to cross-examination before an Administrative Law Judge (Judge). The hearings are open to the public, but only those who are formal parties are permitted to present evidence and/or cross-examine witnesses. After considering all proposals and evidence presented during the formal process, the Judge will issue a proposed decision which may accept PG&E's proposal, modify it or reject it. The Commissioners may also issue alternate decisions based on the record. The proposed decision and any alternates will be acted upon at a CPUC Voting Meeting where the ALL MEN INVITE D! Commissioners will decide whether tO adopt the proposed or an alternate decision. As a party of record, the Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) reviewed this application. ORA is the l st independent consumer advocate within the CPUC with a legislative mandate to represent investor-owned I' utility customers to obtain the lowest possible rate for service consistent with reliable and safe service levels. ORA has a multi-disciplinary staff with expertise in economics, finance, accounting and engineering. e, is tr 8:3 m Other parties of record will also participate in the CPUC's proceeding to consider this application. For more information about ORA, please call (415) 703-1584, e-mail ora@couc.ca.nov or visit ORA's website at M nc: C F f it1 http://ora.ca.gov/default.aspx. _on.erence _ea.ur.% ~f you would like a copy of PG&E's filing and exhibits, please write to: PG&E, GTS Rate Case 2015 Pastor Brian Larson P.O. Box 7442, San Francisco, CA 94120. A copy of PG&E's filing and exhibits are also available for review at the CPUC, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, Monday-Friday, Ln'undI/aea'ndu 10 aon na"on a-rec'ate- ppla 8 a.m.-noon. PG&E's filing (without exhibits)is available on the CPUC's website at www.cpuc.ca.oov/ouc. Para detalles Ilame al 1-800-660-6789 1-800-893-9555. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND OPINIONS ARE IMPORTANT TO THE CPUC Guard what was committed to your trust, avoidina As part of its decision-making 'process, the CPUC is interested in public comments and opinions on any aspect of the company's operations, including proposed rates, service quality or any other issue of concern. If you are the profane and idle babblings and contradictions w~itinga~ette~~~se~dingane~ma~~t~theP~b~~~Advisor~s~ffi~ereg~rd~~gthisp~~p~sedfi~i~g~p~e~sei~c~ude the proceeding number(A.13-12-012) to which you are referring. All informal comments will be available for the of what is falsely called knowledge. Commissioners, the assigned Judge, and other appropriate CPUC staff to read.All informal comments are also provided to the CPUC's Formal Rles Office as part of the formal public comment file for this proceeding. Please -- 1 Timothy 6:20-21 send all e-mails or written correspondence regarding your comments and opinions to the address listed below: The Public Advisor's Office California Public Utilities Commission RSVP: 530-283-4463 505Van NessAvenue, Room 2103 San Francisco, CA 94102 1953 East Main St., Quincy CA E-Maih public.advisor@cpuc.ca.qov 1-866-849-83g0 (toll-free) or 1-415-703-2074 Learn More online at www.CCQuincy.com 1-866-836-7825 (toll-free)orTTY 1-415-703-5282