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8A Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 Feather River Bulletin COMMUNITY CORNER WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, Feb. 27 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Women&apos;s Support Group, Every Thurs., 1-2 p.m., Plumas Crisis Center, 591 Main St., Quincy Call 283- 5515. A1-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, upstairs in back. For families & friends of alcoholics. Boy Scouts Troop 130, 6:30 p.m., LDS Church, 55 Bellamy Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. Blue Star Moms, 7 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Harbison Street, Quincy Explorer Post 81, Quincy Volunteer Fire Dept. Explorer Program, meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. For info call Sarah Anderson, 530-276- 1503. Plumas Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition. Focused on reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems in Plumas County 4th Thursdays, 1 p.m., Courthouse Annex, Quincy plumasatodcoalition@yahoo. com. League of Women Voters, fourth Thurs., 6 p.m. Quincy. Call for location: 530-283-0795. Friday, Feb. 28 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. /, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Saturday, March 1 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy AA, 5 p.m. 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy Dukes of Plumas Cribbage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play 11 a.m., every Saturday at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg. Breakfast at the Grange. first Saturday of month. 8-10 a.m. Grange Hall, Quincy, next to State Farm office. Sunday, March 2 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. NA, 5 p.m., women only, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site. Weather permitting. Every other Sunday, Adults 10 am, Juniors 11 am. 283-1145. Monday, March 3 Soroptimist International of Quincy, noon to 1 p.m. Moon's restaurant. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy Rotary Club, Mineral Building, iairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., _ . 6 p.mScoutmaster Rob AARP, at Mountain View Manor community room, 4th Sat., 116 Circle Dr. 1 p.m. New members welcome. Call Greg Margason, 283-0686 for more info. Dinner at the Grange, Feather River Grange Hall, Quincy, 4th Fridays, 5 p.m. until food is gone. Call 283- 2782 or 283-2930. Robinette, 283-0858 for location. DuplicateBridge. Every Monday, 6:30 p.m., Resource Center, Blairsden, corner of hwys 70 and 89. Call Ruth Bright, 836-1454 or Jackie Lucky, 836-2232. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist. Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Preclp Snow Feb. 17 56 16 1.13 -- Feb. 18 57 25 .... Feb. 19 56 27 .05 -- Feb.20 58 23 .... Feb.21 61 24 .... Feb.22 63 24 .... Feb.23 63 23 .... Precipitation to date: 9.05"; snow 6" This date 2013: 32.05" precip, 23.75" snow. 2012-13 totals: 23.75" snow*, 37.93" total prGdp* *Weather year is July 1 to June 30 Compiled by Ron Trumbo LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation TCurrent 4,480.96 1 Year Ago 4,486.00 Lake Almanor **Capacity 1"Current 810,042 1 Year Ago 933,481 Bucks Lake *Elevation 1"Current 5,126.69 1 Year Ago 5,139.81 Bucks Lake **Capacity 1"Current 55,046 1 Year Ago 75,582 *Elevation above sea level **Storage in acre ft. -. 17, 2014 Feb. 24, 2013 in ft. Weather Forecast for Quincy Wednesday, Feb. 26 Sunrise 6:44-Sunset 5:55 Rain, mainly aer 1Dam. Nigh near 58. II I I1, I* Wednesday Night: Showers. Low around 36. Saturday, March 1 Sunrise 6:39--Sunset 5:59 Thursday, Feb. 27 Sunrise 6:42--Sunset 5:56 I i I I * , I I I i Jl J j i i li Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 51. I* I i l* , Thursday Night: Show- ers. Mostly cloudy, low around 31. Sunday, Marcb 2 Sunrise 6:38--Sunset 6:00 14 I ii ** j i i i t i , ,i *11 111 i i i i i I 11 I1 iii A chance of showers. Cloudy, high near 48. I I I I I , i Saturday Nlght:A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, low around 32. A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51 , Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, low around 31. Friday, Feb. 28 Sunrise 6:41--Sunset 5:58 II I * I I* *li ,11 Showers. Cloudy, with a high near 5 Friday Night: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Monday, March 3 unrise 6:36--Sunset 6:01 I I I I 1 i I A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, high near 55 ' Tuesday, March 4 Sundae 6:35-Sunset 6:02 'Y' Girl Scouts, all levels: Daisies, Brownies and Juniors, K-5 grades. First and third Mondays, 5:15 p.m., Quincy Elementary. Cassie Cooper, 530-249-6165. Tuesday, March 4 AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy 24-hour into: (877) 880-3880. Bingo, every Tuesday, for residents of Country Villa Healthcare Center, Quincy. 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Plumas District Hospital Pink Ladies: New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283-1616. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy NA0 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Bible Study. (King James version) 7-8 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 55 Bellamy Lane, Quincy. Open to all. Bibles available. Call 530-953-7790 for more info. California Women in Timber, Plumas Cafe (subject to change), Quincy, 1st & 3rd Tues., 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 Baby Bounce Story Time. Infants 0 to 24 months, Wednesdays 10 aim., Plumas County Library Quincy branch. 445 Jackson St. Preschool Storytime. Stories, songs, crafts and games. 10:30 a.m., Community Meeting Room, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St. For information, call the library, 283-6310. After-School Kids Club. , Arts and crafts projects, science activities, games, stories, snacks. 2rid - 6th grades (younger children must be accompanied by adult). Free. 3-5 p.m. during school year, Quincy library community meeting room, 445 Jackson St. 283-6310. American Valley Toastmasters. Every Wed., 12-1 p.m., Plumas Bank Credit Administration building, 32 Central Ave., Quincy (Behind Safeway.) For more info, contact Kathy, 283-7618. Open to all interested in developing their speaking and leadership skills. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. for reservations. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Donna at noon to begin or continue the process of healing. Open to everyone. Call the church office, 283- 1740, for more info. Quincy Community Supper, 6 p.m. every Wed, United Methodist Church. Free. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 88O-388O. International Order of Rainbow Girls, 7 p.m., Masonic Temple, 1st & 3rd Wed. CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1953 E. Main, Mill Creek ShoppingCenter, E. Quincy. Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St., E. Quincy. Christ the King Episcopal 283-0254, 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. Church of Christ - 283-1191, 152 E.'Jackson St., Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 283-2170, 55 Beliamy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-1740, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, First Baptist 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. Meadow Valley Community 283-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy Our Savior Lutheran 283-2546. Church & High Sts., Quincy. Seventh-Day Adventist 310-2042 or 283-3092, 2333 Pine St., Quincy. Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship Pete, 283-1613, or John, 927-7626, 59 Bell Ln., Quincy. St. John's Catholic Church 283-0890, 176 Lawrence St., Quincy. Starlight Missionary Baptist 283-1505, 17t Redburg Ave., Quincy. Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260-8006, 2205 East Main St., Quincy. To update information on this page, contact Eva, 283-0800. email New CCP chairman hears requests, pledges to improve planning Dan McDonald Managing Editor A request for funding sparked a larger discussion about organization, planning and budgeting when the county's Community Corrections Partnership committee met last week. The CCP is in charge of managing the state's Assembly Bill 109 Inmate Realignment program at the county level. The committee, comprised of local criminal justice leaders, has been hampered by a revolving door of leadership since last spring. The committee admitted some of its planning and effectiveness has suffered as a result. At the Wednesday, Feb. 19, meeting in Quincy, Daniel Prince was introduced as the partnership's third chairman in less than a year. Prince, formerly a superintendent for the Nevada County Juvenile Hall, is the county's newest acting chief probation officer. By law, the head of the probation department chairs the committee. Prince replaces Doug Carver, who stepped down as acting chief probation officer and CCP chairman Jan. 31. Carver was precluded from working any longer because the terms of his public service retirement limit the number of hours he can work. Carver stepped in for Chief Probation Officer Sharon Reinert in June 2013. Reinert is on an extended excused absence. Prince barely had time to warm his chair before hearing several requests and critiques from community partners, including the county auditor and a supervisor. Victoria Metca!f, coordinator of the county's literacy program, said her program desperately needs money. She again asked the CCP for help. "I put in a funding request in July, and I'm still waiting to hear when there might be a decision," Metcalf said. "I'm in danger of running out of funding to meet the needs of at least one employee who works in the jail for the programs. I would like for you to decide on something soon." Metcalfadded that she has been getting mixed signals from the CCP about the funding-request procedure. Prince said establishing a process for considering funding requests would be one of his top priorities. He told Metcalf he would review her request and put it on the agenda for the CCP's next meeting March 26. For the first time in months, committee members were able to see just how much money they had to "1 put in a funding request in July, and I'm stiff waiting to hear when there might be a decision." Victoria Metcalf Literacy Program Coordinator work with. A one-page budget 2.2 z> summary showed $380,583 in committee in accordance 4:49 p.m.  - . : I 2n4 | unallocated funds for 2014. with AB 109 Public Safety I 1.S 2.9 The total public safety Realignment. 0,,00o / \\; :n' ' * ! j/ :2/19 " realignment revenue for 2014 The local committee is -- money that comes from the comprised of Acting Chief 11:3; p.m. .. -- .'t,--,  4211m' I state to help offset the Probation Officer Daniel county's AB 109 costs -- was Prince, Superior Court 2-/14 /'"KCster. *.( i) I $943,121. That figure included Designee Deborah Norrie, .z: /' RedSluffik.  ........... .N., " '.1 I $302,695 in unspent money District Attorney David S l Qunc o? O J that was rlled ver frm last Hllister' Sheriff Greg m year. County Auditor Hagwood, Public Defender 11. . Roberta Allen told the board Douglas Prouty and Mental 5. 9 / "'  ;',------" f} [ , I she would like to see the ccP Health Director Peter 211 -m / @hG=-('#* 1 O ' "2/4 m" " roveeC;,r-) f /"\\;  I 6:43"p.m. I budget sooner. Livingston. .... ,; Look who s 102[ SpotNYGold(2/21):$13251ozl / ....  ..,.,- u.,t- ,ql I " __'___L" <" (  larsonCity I Magnitude  . /. 111 i 1.8 I f-,. , IL , 7:49p.m. 12"25am  [- 12:24a'm'l y', IFZ 1} lp '1" 2/13 "2/18" ' e'. I 2/18 I "It really should be incorporated a little better with the county budget," Allen said. "This has been a confusing process." Jail commander Chad Hermann said much of the confusion stems from having several CCP chairpeople during the past year. "The ball gets rolling and then somebody new comes in, which has caused an absolute storm," he said. Supervisor Lori Simpson told the CCP committee that she would like to see its 2014 plan completed and made public as soon as possible. "I know everyone is short-handed: the sheriff, the DA, probation. But it seems sort of late to be doing this plan. It's something we need to work on in the future," Simpson said. The supervisor said she is willing to help the committee in any way she can. "I can even do the budget," she said, smiling. "What's your number?" Committee Secretary Monica Richardson quipped, inspiring spontaneous laughter in the room. "You know where to fmd me," Simpson quickly responded. Committee member Doug Prouty said having a printed budget for the board to review at each meeting was essential. "Requests for funding seem to be coming up on a monthly basis," Prouty said. "We need to have this (budget) prepared for each of our meetings so we can address the requests." Prouty suggested establishing a standard procedure for funding requests to be submitted and evaluated. "What I've just heard right now is music to my ears," said Dennis Thibeault, executive director of the Plumas County Resource Center. "Because those of you who were here at the last meeting (know) I was very disappointed at the lack of policy and procedures. And this sounds like a move in the right direction." Prince tried to assure the partners that he would have some answers, ideas and a plan for the next meeting. The Plumas County Community Corrections Partnership is a mandated Ethel Howell marks 102 years Feb. 12. She was a teacher in Plumas County for more than 50 years, and now resides at Country Villa in Quincy. Regional 8 4 0 12 Previouwk o i i o i 11 The number of earthquakes remained about the same as the previous week, posting another tally in the low tO quakes-per-week range. The intensity of seismicity increased slightly as four quakes registered in the M 2 range The largest quake measured M 2.9 and occurred at 4:04 p.m. Wednesday after- noon about five miles east of Susanville and three miles west of the Northern Nevada Correctional Facility near Johns- ville. The depth was 5.5 miles below the surface. Although there were no official reports, it is likely to have been felt. Later that afternoon, a M 2.1 temblor was detected north of Pyramid Lake in the southern Black Rock Desert The largest of two quakes centered in the northern half of Lake Tahoe mea- sured M 1.8, a M 1.3 triggered between Truckee and Tahoe City and a 2.0 jolt was measured about 12 miles northwest of Truckee at the Little Truckee Summit. A M 1.9 quake occurred at 2:11 p.m. Friday afternoon just off shore of the West Shore Community at Lake Almanor. Photo courtesy Country Villa '" Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. ,'1 ' Ib':l'" Scientists of the Earth M 180 Main St. P.O Box 1956 Chester CA 96020 (530)258-4228 Helpinq minets and prospectors reahze their fortunes IOF ovel 20 Yedrst m Ethel Howell