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Bulletin, Kecorcl, Progresswe, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 11B LETTERS, fr om page 9B united by opposition but their agendas are in conflict. (Building a whole new sewer system away from the hot springs may be a good idea but it'll cost millions and isn't feasible now.) Let's hope tempers cool and residents realize that no one feels worse about what happened than the board members and no one will work harder-- in a knowledgeable way -- to rectify things. Eric Lund Greenville We deserve this According to Proposition 218, which now is California Constitutional Law, Article XIII, fees, charges and assessments must be approved by the voters. The law is clear! No tax may be imposed or charged unless the tax is submitted to the electorate and approved, especially when the charge is property related. The charge of $100 to $150 per year assessed by the Department of Forestry is illegal. That is the reason it is called a "FEE," as opposed to a "TAX." The highest rate is $150 per year. So, no voter's approval needed for some fees. The Court imposed a penalty ordering Cal Fire to pay SPI $24 million for corrupt and tainted actions and systematic and pervasive abuse of California rules. It will take 180,000 charges of $150 to pay in order to comply with the court's order. The judge used fairly strong language. The problem is that those people never get fired. They probably get promoted, which is the normal way to kill further discussion of the acts, taunted actions, by our public servants. They probably think that they are in Washington, something like being a senator or congressman. The matter included lawyers, investigators, drawings, pictures and a lot of people performing necessary functions or, in this case, unnecessary functions. It appears appropriate fop the state to conduct an investigation and determine whether the actions were done on purpose or out of pure stupidity. Either way firing is appropriate. One consideration is that I hope the investigation is conducted by persons other then those used by the feds in Fast and Furious, the IRS problem and the Bengazie murders. Well, no matter what happens, you get to pay the retirement. We voted for it and get the government we deserve. Jan Klement Quincy Rich have ruined America Fat cats and "extremely wealthy" listen up! I hear youse guys is buyin' presidents and congressmen. Dumb, man, I mean really dumb. The President said buy Volts -- not votes. Is it any wonder we are in such a mess? From Lincolns and Fords to Volts in only 150 years. See what you rich people have done to America? If you like this America, you can keep it. If you like your Volt, you can keep that too.' If you like your freedom, well Better save your money. The next president is gonna be real pricey. I've seen her action before. Ed Laurie Portola Immigration problem A solid 60 percent of U.S. citizens have been against the present levels of alien influx for decades, but the American majority has been ignored by both Congress and the White House. The U.S. doesn't have a broken immigration system; it has a broken deportation system. Americans are under no moral obligation to admit huge numbers of people who have no right to be here just because Democrats need 30 million new voters and big business wants cheap labor. As for any Republican candidates running for office who support amnesty and continuing unchecked immigration numbers, it matters not whether they or a Democrat is elected. If the country is going to be overrun anyway it matters not who wins a seat on this Titanic. At the current rate of immigration, America won't exist anymore. Barbara MacArthur Chester M. Talia Attorney at Law 257-5199 ann California District 1 Assemblyman Brian Dahle recently announced that he will seek re-election in 2014, planning to build on the early successes of his problem-solving approach in ounces year include the following: --Working with local hospital districts to save rural hospitals from previously enacted budget cuts that would have closed down skilled nursing facilities, i ? passage of AB 744, a i commonsense pilot project to allow more aggressive forest fuel i reduction to protect communities from wasteful and i deadly catastrophic wildfires. "There is still much that needs i the state Capitol. disrupted care for the elderly "In my first year in the and cost hundreds of North State to be done," Dahle said. "Too i Legislature I kept my promises jobs. many families are struggling, to the people of Northern --Working across party lines and too many businesses are California," Dahle said. "I to add language to Assembly Bill leaving California for other 11 carried very few new bills and 39 to direct millions of dollars to states. I was humbled by the ! focused my energy on bringing small rural schools for upgrades tremendous support I received back jobs while voting against that reduce energy costs while in the last election and will be ! more regulations, fees and putting people in the district asking voters for their support taxes." back to work fixing aging school again as I continue to fight for Dahle's proudest buildings, commonsense changes in how ! accomplishments in his first. --The introduction and California does business." , Plumas National Forest offers seasonal jobs i The U.S. Forest Service Plumas National Forest is filling many temporary jobs this year, according to Forest Supervisor Earl Ford. "We have positions available in archaeology, botany, minerals, recreation, timber, wildlife and many more," noted Ford. Most temporary hiring will take place in March. Applicants must access the job vacancy announcements through USAJobs.gov as announcements are posted there when jobs become available. In order to apply, an individual account must be established and a resume created or uploaded to the website. However, once an account and resume have been established, that information will be used in all futttre applications without the need to re-enter. For moreinformation about the Plumas National Forest and available positions, visit fs.usda.gov/plumas. Mike Flanigan Call us for rates on all your insurance needs. Home Renter's Commercial Health Life Fire Business Workmen 's Compensation Auto F!antgan-Leavttt ln,: urance Agency, Inc. USFS recruits . on-cal,/fire crew * The U.S. Forest Service is recruiting for an "on-call" "~" fire crew. ~" "If you are confident, "~ physically fit, and crave "~ outdoor adventure, the -~ Plumas National Forest ~, needs your skills," said Earl Ford, forest supervisor. - ~, Applicants must be 18 years old by June 1 and have two forms of identification. "~ "No experience is "~ necessary and students are welcome to apply," said Ford. "~ "If you are qualified, we will pay you to attend training." For more information ,~ about job requirements, pay ~, and online sign-up, visit fs.usda.gov/plumas. , Northe,astern Rural. Health Clinics Proudly Acknowledges Kathleen Stedman Clinical Secretary LES " NO EXTRA EXPENSE I can get you almost any new car or truck, virtually any make or model, for less than you are likely to pay going to a dealership out of town! LET MY 40+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! SUBARU LOW MILES CHEAP CAR 2000 BUICK CENTURY 4 dr, 6 cyl, auto, pw, plks, tilt, cruise, more Only 75k miles A Beauty! $4,990 Ptm t&x, I~, ~ hte& Sr~: 56~99 2006 FORD FUSION . 4dr, 4cyl, auto, pw, plks, tilt, cruise, cd & more Only 28k miles A Beauty! $8,990 SW,#: 462123 2011 FORD FUSION SEL awd, 6 cyl, auto, pw, plks, tilt, cr, cd, bluet0oth, p seats, leather Only 67k miles Super Nice AWD! $13,990 Rus tax, lic, doc fees. S"I~#: 787777 2013 SUBARU LEGACY' awd, sedan, 4 cyl, auto, pw, plks, tilt, cr, cd, heated seats & more Only 17k miles New Car Warrenty! $16,990 RUS tax, Iic, (~oc fees. SIX#: 365987 530-285-CAHS 2277 or S 1970 E. Main St Quincy Leah Irons, Office Manager/FamilyAdvocate Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line 591W. Main St Quincy 283-5515 Got the blahs and need support? Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 for support and possible referrals. Crisis Line Resource 283-4333 Center 283-5515 Plumas Cris If you or your organization needs information on how to protect your child from sexual abuse, Call the Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center at 283-5515, Ext. 15. Crisis Line ,d~(k Resource /~! I 283-4333 ~ Center ~J II : 1-877-332-2754or" 283-S515 ~ I ~ A program of ~ II , Pl~rveniion & R Center ~,i "Due to our weekly advertisement, in the last six months, we've received 213 Crisis Line calls. This helps you connect with us & for us to connect you to other available resources. Thank you Feather Publishing for being a great service to our community." Office Manager/Family Advocate 287 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 283-0800 135 Main Street, Chester,-CA 258-3115 Greenville, CA 258-3115 96 E. II 0lfll Sierra (Hwy 70), Portola, CA 832-4646