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Feath'er River Bulletin Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 5A FESTIVAL, from page 1A mustaches are encouraged for the annual contest. Chuck Wood will make his grand prognostication at 3 p.m. for the groundhog announcement and ceremony. Organizers promise it to be a "rather shadowy ceremony." At 3:30 p.m., the popular buy-a-date auction will take place on the courthouse steps. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the local nonprofit Tru Community. In addition to all that's planned, various downtown businesses plan to offer specials in their shops. Festivalgoers are encouraged to take a break from the festivities and see what the downtown merchants have to offer. Q, from page 1A Saturday: Pancake breakfast, 7 - 10:30 a.m., Masonic Hall at 70 Harbison St. across from library. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $5 students with ID. Proceeds support Mason scholarship fund, other fraternal purposes. Groundhog Fever Festival, 1 - 5 p.m., in front of courthouse. Quincy Revival Committee presents vendors, live music, contests, entertainment, children's area, chili cook-off. For information: James Wilson, 510-230-9442, "Compassion Concert"; 6:30 p.m., doors open 6; Quincy Elementary School auditorium. Second annual Concert for a Cause sponsored by Face the Music Studio, Central Plumas Recreation and Park District benefits ALIVE program. Featuring Sylvia Wood, The Bombastic Strings, Wyatt Hollister, The Reel Pulling Strings. Includes refreshments, presentation. Tickets $7 adults, $5 children; available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co., Face the Music Studio, at the door. Additional donations welcome. For information: Johnene McDonald, 283-1471. Live music featuring Forest Day, 10 p.m., Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge at 395 Main St. Free. For information: 283-9788. Sunday: ,, k r : I ! . ' ! ' : ' : ~ ~ ' I Beer pong tournament, ,; ;~ ,:" Mai#Street Sports Bar and " Lounge at 395 Main St. For information: 283-9788. Tuesday: Plumas Artisan Made Tax Workshop, 4 - 6 p.m., Plumas County Library. Free workshop explores intricacies of taxes for , artists, artisans. Presented by t t Man arrested iin pot raid i pleads quilty A Mexican national pleaded guilty last week to growing more than 3,700 marijuana plants and damaging Plumas National Forest land. Alejandro Soto-Silva entered the plea Wednesday, Jan. 28, in federal court in 'Sacramento. According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, 22-year-old Soto-Silva pleaded guilty to cultivation of marijuana and depredation of public lands and resources. U.S. Forest Service officials said he caused at least $9,500 in damage to the forest habitat. Soto-Silva was arrested while attempting to flee the scene during a July 30, 2014, raid near the Soda Creek drainage conducted by the Plumas County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Forest Service. Soto-Silva's arrest came on the second day of a two-day operation by the officers. About 25 ofi tcers took part in the raids that removed more than 6,000 mature marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $9 million. Four other Hispanic males i escaped during the raid that captured Soto-Silva. Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood said at the time that off'lcers from his staff and the , Forest Service had been actively investigating several growing operations prior to the raid. Soto-Silva is scheduled to be sentenced April 15 by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller. Kristin York of Sierra Business Council Small Business Development Center; sponsored by Plumas Arts. Free for Plumas Arts artist members, $20 for nonmembers Preregistration required; space People meander through the crowd at last year's Groundhog Fever Festival. This year's festival is scheduled to take place p.m. this Saturday. The annual event celebrates the joys of small-town living and a strong community. Photo by David Savage 1-5 limited. For project information: Roxanne,, 283-3402. For workshop information, to register: Kara, kara, 283-3818. Wednesday, Feb. 11: Quincy Little League sign-ups, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Quincy High School library. $50 per player, $125 maximum per family. After Feb. 13 all sign-ups $70. Prospective players must bring birth certificate, parent. Registration packets available at Carey Candy Co. For information: Michelle Morrison, 283-3322; Holly Buus, 283-1522. Forest restoration meeting, 6 - 8 p.m., Plumas County Library. Plumas County Fire Safe Council, Plumas National Forest invite all interested groups, individuals to participate in new collaborative. For information: plumascollaborative.wordpress .com; Mike De Lasaux, 283-6125, The design Rachelle Elliot used on the shirt she wore when she was .called down as a contestant on "The Price is Right" features characters from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in the contestants' row. 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Generation" characters in When asked if she had the contestants' row of the any tips on being called game slmw. down as a contestant on the Elliot, who now lives in show, Elliot said it was all Nevada City, was visiting about energy. her father in Quincy this "It was really easy," last Thanksgiving. She was Elliot said. "All I had to do starting to get nervous, as was be the most excited the shirts hadn't arrived person in the room." yet. To see if Elliot won big or On her dad's suggestion, went home without Elliot dropped into Quincy anything, see this Monday's business T's 2 Go and asked episode of"The Price is owner Wayne Leiss if he Right" on CBS at 10 a.m. could produce the shirts. OPEN HEARTS, OPEN MINDS, OPEN DOORS Tuesday. February 17 6pm - 8pm Inside the Fellowship Hall Pancakes, sausage and beverages Plus a Surprise Drawing Dinner is free but donations gratefully accepted. All proceeds benefit the Vacation Bible School program. 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