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6A Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 Feather River Bulletin ISCUSSlOn II omln Steve Wathen Saff Writer swathen@plumasnews.com The focus of the Feb. 14 Plumas County Board of Supervisors meeting was hearing about the flooding the week before and acknowledging the hard work done by the county and its partners in dealing with the disaster. Last minute changes by the contractors postponed discussion of county solid waste collection contracts. State highways Matt Solano and Ron Collins, representing Caltrans, reported that there were eight emergency projects going on from Oroville Reservoir to Chester along highways 70 and 89. They reported that there was a slide blocking the Feather River Canyon just inside Butte County, and that 2,000 to 4,000 feet of Highway 70 was severely undercut within the canyon and in need of repair. At the time of this writing, Caltrans hoped to have the canyon open by Sunday or Monday, b ing extensive new damage from incoming storms. Further north, Indian Creek dumped 4 feet of rock on Highway 89 near Indian Falls. Highway 89 from Greenville north was "obliterated" when Wolf Creek jumped its banks and used the highway for its channel. - Caltrans was able to get Highway 89 open again. Caltrans estimated costs of the eight repair projects at about $11 million. Portola Nick Dawson, assistant chief of the Plumas County Office of Emergency Services, reported This was important, Dawson said, because now the county knows at what river stage Highway 70 will be closed. Fortunately, the flood did not reach the 13.3 ft level that was predicted. Nevertheless, Supervisor Jeff Engel noted, "All the roads [in Portola] are buckled. It's going to be expensive to fix." County roads Joe Blackwell, deputy director of Plumas County Public Works, told the board that Quincy-La Porte Road was the only county road still closed due to flooding. He said that Thompson Creek had eroded a 25- by 100-foot hole in the road. Six residents live on the other side of the hole. They have been busy carrying fuel cans in and out of Quincy in order-to have electricity at their homes. Thanks for the hard work Board Chair Lori Simpson wanted to have all of the county's emergency response team partners together at the meeting in order to hear from them and to thank them for their hard work. Matt Solano and Ron Collins from Caltrans thanked the trucking companies that were able to work around the clock on short notice. "Hug a trucker," said collins. Sheriff Greg Hagwood said he could not have been more pleased with the cooperation he witnessed, "The right decisions were made, by the right people, at the right time." Hagwood wanted to especially acknowledge Dawson for having the foresight to have a Medivac helicopter standing by in Quincy during the emergency. Referring to the rescue of an 81-year-old Taylorsville man , that floodwaters from the Middle swept away by flood waters in Fork of the Feather River rose 5 Indian Creek, Hagwood said, , feet above flood stage in Portola, "Hollywood couldn't have ', covering Highway 70 with 8 to 10 scripted a better rescue. That ' inches of water, man would not have, lasted ,, However, the county was able another 30 seconds. i: to keep traffic going in one lane The helicopter was also lent to I: even when the flooding reached Lassen County to try to save a its peak at 12.6 feet, 5 feet above person in Doyle. Unfortunately i' flood stage, that person died. From left: Sheriff Greg Hagwood; Nick Dawson, assistant chief of Plumas County Office of Emergency Services; Bob Perreault, director of Public Works; Lieutenant Sara Richards, Commander California Highway Patrol; Joe Blackwell, deputy director of Public Works; Matt Solano, engineer with Caltrans; and Ron Collins, engineer with Caltrans; after their reports to the board of supervisors Feb. 14. Photo by Steve Wathen All of the supervisors were very appreciative of the conference calls that Dawson set up that kept them up to date on what was going on. Simpson said that this was the first time since she has been a county supervisor that she was really able to know what was going on in an emergency. Supervisor Michael Sanchez was cut offby the storm from getting back into the area. He said that he was able to keep up to date on the flooding through the conference calls. Dawson was proud to point out that the California Office of Emergency Services told him "That our particular operation was light years ahead of the larger counties." Dawson, for his part, wanted to acknowledge the work done by Caltrans: "Caltrans created a miracle in working on the road from Greenville to Chester." Bob Perreault, director of Plumas County Public Works, wanted to acknowledge the ability of his deputy director, Joe Blackwell in keeping all the P LIC NOTicES: YOUR I: IGHT TO KNOW public works crews scattered throughout the county lined out. "His ability to deM with all our satellite crews was amazing." Blackwell, for his part, wanted to thank the county crews for all their hard work and for following through on what he asked them to do without complaining. He noted that a lot of his folks used their free time to help in dealing with the : disaster. Blackwell got into his office an hour early every day during the emergency and called around to find out what conditions were like throughout the county. Simpson summed it up by telling the entire emergency response team, "I tell everyone, our roads are our lifelines around here. You guys have been amazing." i: The rumor mill didn,t help Solano noted that during the emergency, "Facebook was a public information officer's nightmare." Lieutenant Sara Richards, commander of the Quincy Office of the California Highway Patrol, agreed: "We were really struggling with the social media. All the rumors were hard to address because we just didn't know what they were talking about. It was amazing what they were coming up with." Supervisor Kevin Goes pointed out how important the OES's conference calls were. He said that supervisors get a lot of calls and when they are kept informed, they are an important means of getting information to people. Goes, for his part, was able to get a pump delivered to the house of one of his constituents and the owner was able to save that house from further damage. Solid waste contracts delayed Perreault started off his report to the board by noting that, "A funny thing happened on the way to the courthouse." Perreault hadn't noticed until he was on his way to the courthouse that he had received emails from lawyers from the two solid waste collection companies operating in Plumas County: The emails were sent when the county was closed for Lincoln's Birthday, the afternoon before the board was scheduled to approve the contracts. The emails listed last minute concerns the lawyers had with the contracts. Emergency proclamation The sheriff proclaimed a county emergency based on recent flooding in February. The board ratified the sheriffs proclamation so that the county would be eligible for future federal and state emergency funds to pay for repairs. Life insurance for responders Former Plumas County supervisor B.J. Pearson, suggested to the board that the county set up a life insurance policy for public servants killed in the line of duty. Statewide public notices from participating California newspapers can be viewed at www.capublicnotice.com or plumasnews.com Notice of Sale of Surplus nation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be Estate of Hoover Equipment held, but without covenant or warranty, NOTICE OF PETITION The Board of Directors of the Long Valley express or implied, regarding title, posses- TO ADMINISTER ESTATE of Anthony W. Community Service District (LVCSD)/L0ng sion, condition, or encumbrances, including Hoover, decedent II! Valley Fire Department has declared surplus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee Case Number PR17-00007 the Fire Department's 1980 and of the trusts created by said Deed of To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contin- ChevroletlSaulsbury pumper engine (8455). Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of gent creditors, and persons who may other- The mini-pumper is equipped with a Hale the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. wise be interested in the will or estate, or 750 gpm fire pump and has a 200 gallon The total amount of the unpaid balance of both, of: Anthony W. Hoover water tank. The vehicle has a gasoline V-8 the obligation secured by the property to be A Petition For Probate has been filed by: engine with manual transmission. The vehi- sold and reasonable estimated costs, Kerri L. Franklin-Hoover in the Superior cle is to be sold "as is" minus public safety expenses and advances at the time of the Court of California, County of Plumes. devices and emergency lights, unless sold to initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests another fire department. The vehicle will be $374,838.73 If the Trustee is unable to con- that: Kerri L. Franklin-Hoover be appointed '~i sold to the highest offer received by mail or vey title for any reason, the successful bid- as personal representative to administer the .... .... -: I' directly to the department. Mail offers should deds sole and exclusive remedy shall be the estate of the decedent. %~A~,,,,~,, .... p' be submitted to LWSD/LWFD. Re. Box returnofmoniespaidtotheTrustee, andthe THE PETITION requests authority to admin- I' 30226, Cromberg, CA 96103. Mark mail bid successful bidder shall have no further ister the estate under the Independent envelop =Mail Bid'. Call (530) 836-2550 to recourse. The beneficiary under said Deed Administration of Estates Act. (This authority ~~==~,~\~\~ L, leave a message to request an inspection, of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to will allow the personal representative to take BEll All offers should be received no later than the undersigned a written Declaration of many actions without 'obtaining court March 10, 2017. Default and Demand for Sale, and a written approval. Before taking certain very impor- ; Published FRB, PR Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The tent actions, however, the personal repre- Sign I Feb.15, 22, 20171 undersigned caused said Notice of Default sentative will be required to give notice to up with P~T in February and get your equipment for just 0 ' and Election to Sell to be recorded in the interested persons unless they have waived ,' Quincy Property sale county where the real,property is located, notice or consented to the proposed action.) $99! Choose from several options with speeds starting at,lO Sierra Way NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you The independent administration authority ,._ T.S. No. 035206-CA APN: 116-261-018-000 are considering bidding on this property lien, will be granted unless an interested person Mups for just S55.O0/mo,* And get FREE installation through NOTICE OF TRUSTEE,S SALE Pursuant to you should understand that there are risks files an objection to the petition and shows I CA Civil Code 2923.3 IMPORTANT NOTICE involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You good cause why the court should not grant 2/28/17. SWEET! ~ TO PROPERTY OWNER: YOU ARE IN will be bidding on a lien, not on the property the authority. DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST,itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee A hearing on the petition will be held in ~,~ DATED 7/9/2012. UNLESS YOU TAKE auction does not automatically entitle you to this court as follows: March 13, 2017, at , ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTy, free and clear ownership of the property.You 9:00 a.m., at the Superior Court of An internet upgrade means better streaming, better gaming, and IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF should also be aware that the lien beingauc- California, County of Plumes, Room 104, YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE Uoned off may be a junior lien. lf you are the Dept.2, Courthouse, 520West Main Street, better use of your time. Go ahead, fat[ in love with great Internet! NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST highest bidder at the auction, you are or may Quincy, CA 95971. I YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER be responsible for paying off all liens senior If you object to the granting of the petition, On 3/13/2017 at 11:00 AM, CLEAR RECON to the lien being auctioned off, before you you should appear at the hearing and state I CORN, as duly appointed trustee under and can receive clear title to the property.You are your objections or file written objections with i pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded encouraged to investigate the existence, pri- the court before the hearing. Your appear- 7/30/2012, as Instrument No. 2012- ority, and size of outstanding liens that may ance may be in person or by your attorney. b 0004862, of Official Records in the office of exist on this property by contacting the coun- If you are a creditor or a contlngant cred- AND K SS 'T00 SIIIow h: the County Recorder of Plumes County, ty recorder's office or a title insurance com- itor of the decedent, you must file your State of CALIFORNIA executed by: puny, either of which may charge you a fee claim with the court and mail a copy to the ANDREW HAGEN AND NECOLE HAGEN, for this information. If you consult either of personal representative appointed by the ~ HUSBAND ANDWIFE AS JOINTTENANTS these resources, you should be aware that court within the later of either (1) four ~ WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGH-the same lender may hold more than one months from the date of first issuance of let- INTERNET GOODBYE! EST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER,S mortgage or deed of trust on the property, ters to a general personal representative, as CHECK DRAWN ON A STATE OR NATION- NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The-sale defined in section 58(b) of the California i AL BANK, A CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE date shown on this notice of sale may be Probate Code, or (2) 80 days from the date OR FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OR A postponed one or more times by the mort- of mailing or personal delivery to you of a t CHECK DRAWN BY A STATE OR FEDER- gages, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, par- notice under section 9052 of the California MENTION PROMO CODE M4S7L5 AL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, suant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Probate Code. SAVINGS ASSOCIATION, OR SAVINGS Code. The law requires that information Other California statutes and legal a n d W icltz BANK SPECIFIED IN SECTION 5102 OF about trustee sale postponements be made authority may affect your rights as a THE FINANCIAL CODE AND AUTHO-available to you and to the public, as a cour- creditor, You may want to consult with an RIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE: tesy to those not present at the sale. If you attorney knowledgeable In California law. ' AT THE EAST ENTRANCE OF THE wish to learn whetheryour sale date has You may examine the file kept by the ?~~p% , ~~ PLUMAS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 520been postponed, and, if applicable, the court. If you are a person interested in the MAINSTREET, QUINCY, CA 95971 all right, rescheduled time and date for the sale of estate, you may file with the court a Request title and interest conveyed to and now held this property, you may call (800) 280-2832 or for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing by it under said Deed of Trust in the proper- visit this Internet Web site WWW.AUC- of an inventory and appraisal of estate 73233 State Route 70 ty situated in said County and State TION.COM, using the file number assigned assets or of any petition or account as pro-,~ Porters, CA 96122 described as: LOT 14 AS SHOWN ON THAT to this case 035206-CA. Information about vided in Probate Code section 1250. A CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED =SIERRApostponements that are very short in dare- Request for Special Notice form is available ,,~ !~ www.PST.coop GROVE SUBDIVISI ON", FILED D ECEM- tion or that occur close in time to the sch ed- from the court clerk. 3~'sp~,/E, fT#,W,~O~"~~ BEN 14, 1976 IN THE OFFICE OF THE uled sale may not immediately be reflected Attorney for Petitioner: Kelley R. COUNTY RECORDER OF PLUMAS in the telephone information or on the Carroll/Porter Simon, RC., 40200 Trut~kee ~ COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, IN BOOK 4 OF Internet Web site. The best way to verify Airport Road, Truckee, CA 96161, (530) 587- ~ J ./U .LJ. U~ % MAPS AT PAGE 94 AND 95. The street postponement information is to attend the 2002, SBN: 131052 address and other common designation, if scheduled sale. FOR SALES INFORMA- Endorsed Feb. 6, 2017 oE any, of the real property described above is TION: (800) 280-2832 CLEAR RECON Deborah Nettle, Clerk of the Court 'J purported to be: 276 SIERRA WAY QUINCY, CORN 4375 Jutland Drive Suite 200 San By R Marchetti, Deputy Clerk. *Speeds given are download speeds. Faster speeds available for video streaming and downloading large files. No bundling CA 95971 The undersigned Trustee dis- Diego, California 92117 Published FRB required. Service and speeds not guaranteed and not available in all areas. Some services provided via radio transmitter. All claims any liability for any incorrectness of Published FRB Feb. 22, March 1, 8, 20171 prices subject to change. Restrictions apply, call PST for details. PST supports net neutrality, provides unlimited data and the street eddress and other common desig- Feb. 15, 22, March 1,20171 does not discriminate based on type of website or service.