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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 14, 2012 7A,. Forest, schools team up for educational program Chester and Greenville fifth-graders collect native shrub leaves on the Lassen National Forest near Humbug to determine protein levels in deer forage. Mona' Hill Staff Writer mhill@plumasnews.com When Union Pacific agreed in July 2008 to settle the Stor- rie Fire lawsuit for $102 mil- lion, it opened the door for a unique educational project. The settlement earmarked $40 million each to Plumas and Lassen national forests for recreational, scenic, wa- tershed, wildlife and timber restoration efforts, in addition to the $22 million bill for fire suppression. Plumas Unified School Dis- trict Superintendent Glenn Harris approached Plumas National Forest officials about an educational partnership. The forest supervisors at the time -- Alice Carlton for Plumas National Forest and Kathleen Morse for Lassen National Forest- and PUSD began a long process to ham- mer out the collective mis- sion, goals and details of such a program. According to Rob Wade, who heads the school district's out- door education program and MicheleJimenez-Holtz, educa- tion liaison for the Plumas Na- ..tona] Fores tqgla!ratio  is to provice students with education, job skills and opportunities, as well as a sense of stewardship and place -- to connect them to where they live. The pilot program is in its first year, with pilot teachers developing classroom curricu- la to support natural resource learning on the Storrie Fire area. Teachers are participat- ing in after-school Learning Landscape outings with the Storrie Fire Restoration Team to develop, integrate and en- hance knowledge of the area's natural resources with state standards. As the teachers use next year, the second year in the pilot program, to develop age- appropriate lessons and pro- grams, more students -- third- graders through high school -- will take part in the pro- gram. Jimenez-Holtz and Wade see the program, slated for nine years, as a continually build- ing learning progression, in- corporating previous years' learning into the succeeding years. While funding is specifical- ly for the Storrie Fire area, Jimenez-Holtz and Wade agreed the Forest Service rec- ognizes the' implicati0ns,0: other communities, perhaps paving the way for future programs elsewhere. In summer 2011, the pro- gram provided an employ- ment opportunity for six local youth on the Student Conser- vation Association high school trail crew on the Yel- low Creek and Pacific Crest trails. Four students from Greenville and one each from Chester and Portola repaired trails, collected native plant seeds and did noxious weed eradication on the trail sys- tems. Greenville and Chester fifth-graders collected native shrub leaves during the fall to determine the protein content of deer forage. Quincy High School earth science students traveled to the Indian Jim school site for a geology and fisheries lesson in the geologi- cally rich Feather River Canyon. The Belden Quest is an ex- ample of the cross-curricular potential of the partnership's efforts. Using a "treasure hunt" format, students will follow the history of the Belden area through geophys- ical and human history to learn about the hidden histo- ry O f place. :,,le,,elden Reo'r,hpstd teachers and the Sto.rrie Fire Restoration Team in a two- Pilot teachers from Chester, Greenville and Quincy elementary schools participate in an after- school outing to plan activities for fifth-graders on the Lassen National Forest near Humbug. Photos courtesy U.S. Forest Service day workshop to develop the activity, which will soon be available online or at the re- sort. In addition to questing, teachers are also developing a scientific field journaling pro- gram in conjunction with "Laws Field Guide" author and illustrator John Muir Laws for student-created field guides. With lumber donations from Sierra Pacific Industries and Collins Pine, students will design and create inter, pretive signage for Hallsted and James Lee campgrounds. The partnership clearly has educational implications for Plumas CountY;it also has the pQtental t0 prepare student s for jobar ,t attract visitors to the area. Public Health Agenc:y director resigns She thanked the supervisors for their "support and commit- ment to public health." Hall was selected by the su- pervisors in June to be the county's administrator of the drug and alcohol program. They placed her in charge of reinstituting the program that the county shut down in 2008 because of personnel and budget problems. The Alcohol & Drug department was losing hundreds of thousands of dol- lars annually, despite receiv- ing half a million dollars in state subsidies. Hall agreed to build a new program from scratch. She took on the additional duties without adding staff to the Public Health department. On Feb. 21, after Hall out- lined the progress achieved in her first six months as the alcohol and drug administra- tor, the supervisors enthusi- astically praised her for her effort. "I couldn't be more pleased," Supervisor Robert Meacher said during the meeting. "Ac- tually, I'm beyond pleased. Be- cause we are not just doing something important, we are doing it right." Hall said she expected to present a finalized plan for restoring services this month. Bringing back A&D services would mean the state would resume sending the county $500,000 in funding. In her resignation letter, Hall assured the supervisors that she was leaving "a solid foundation" from the work she started. "With this foundation in place, the future of the department will need your continued leadership and support of a transition plan that will allow for an or- derly transition and give the county time to identify my replacement," Hall wrote. Hall resigned just one day after longtime Mental Health Director John Sebold an- nounced his resignation. In a letter to her staff, Hall praised her colleagues. "Look- ing back on my 21-year career working in private industry, education, governmental and non-governmental nonprofit entities of all sizes, it is clear that the staff of this depart- ment is by far the very best." z.mba Dance Party Fitness Friday, March 16 6:00 - 7:30pro Main Street Sports Bar 395 Main St, Quincy. $5 cover charge Prizes & giveaways Ages 21 and over For more info: a_kealoha@hotmail.com Dan McDonald Staff Writer dmcdonald@plumasnews.com Plumas County Public Health Director Mimi Hall re- signed Friday, March 9. She said in her letter to the Board of Supervisors that she would remain in her Quincy office until April 20. She will be an employee of the county until June 7. Hall has been the county's lead person in charge of bring- ing back state-sanctioned al- cohol and drug services. Two county supervisors said Monday they were upset by Hall's departure. "I'm really sorry to see her go," Supervisor Lori Simpson said. "Mimi has been a great help to this county. It's going to be a big loss." Supervisor Jon Kennedy told Hall, "Although this is a great opportunity for you, this is horrible news for citizens of our county. "I can't help but think we failed in recognizing how im- portant you were to our county and what we could have done to avoid your resignation," Kennedy added. "I am sincere- ly sorry that you had to seek opportunities elsewhere." Hall said Monday she wasn't ready to comment about her reasons for resign- ing or where she was going. MT. 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PARKS-STEVENS A WIDOW, dated 06/13/2006 and recorded 6/20/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-0005191, in Book , Page), of Official Re'cOrds in the office'oflhe C0ty 'RebrdeFSf  Ptrag Count, 'Sff dl California; wilt sell on 04/02/2012 at t1:00,M: At the Main Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situ: ated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed ol Trust. The street address and other com- mon designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 141 ADA LANE, MEADOW VALLEY, CA, 95956. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid bal- ance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus rea- sonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $256,691.46. It is pos- sible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition 1o cash, the Trustee wilt accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an "AS IS" condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encum- brances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid prin- cipal of the Note secured' by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. DATED: 02/29/2012 RECON- TRUST COMPANY, NA. 1800 Tape Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By:-- Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that pur- pose. ASAP# 4206861 03/07/2012, 03/14/2012, 03/21/2012 Published FRB March 7, 14, 21, 2012 West High Street, Quincy property sale NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE File No. 7042.22799 Title Order No. 8140392 APN 115-059-022 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDEI A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/17/07. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROP- ERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANA- TION OF THE NATURE OF THE PRO- CEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A pub- lic auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possessiOn, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee dis- claims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. Trustor(s): Marden Van Winkle, an unmarried woman as her sole and sepa- rate property Recorded: 10104107, as Instrument No. 2007-0008246,of Official Records of PLUMAS County, California. Date of Sale: 03/27/12 at 9:00AM Place of Sale: At the main street entrance to the County Courthouse, 520 Main St., Quincy, CA The purported property address is: 628 WEST HIGH STREET, QUINCY, CA 95971 Assessors Parcel " Y1','-05)0;2 The'{otal amount Of the' unpatd balance of the ob gatlon secured by the property to be sold and reason- able estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publi- cation of the Notice of Sale is $340,003.36. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid, plus interest. The purchas- er shall have no further recourse against the beneficiary, the Trustor or the trustee. Date: February 23, 2012 NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC., as Trustee Victoria Gutierrez, Authorized Signatory 1241 E. Dyer Road, Suite 250, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Sale Info website: www.USA- Foreclosure.corn or www.Auction.com Automated Sales Line: 714-277-4845 or 800-280-2832 Reinstatement and Pay- Off Requests: (866) 387-NWTS THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE ORDER # 1002.209334 3/07, 3/14, 3/21/2012 Published FRB March 7,14, 21, 2012 Proposed name change SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF PLUMAS 520 Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 Petition of HOLLY ANN GOLIGHTLY for change of name ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: CV12-00035 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Holly Ann Golightly filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: HOLLY ANN GOLIGHTLY to Proposed name: HOLLY ANN SHARP. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons inter- ested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petilion for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes descdbed above must file a written objection that includes the rea- sons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely flied, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: March 26, 2012 me: 9:30 a.m., Dept. Two. The address of the court is same as noted above. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following news- paper of general circulation, printed in this county: Feather River Bulletin. Date: Feb. 8, 2012. /s/Janet Hilde, Judge of the Superior Court. Filed: Feb. 8, 2012 Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court, By C. Youens, Deputy Clerk Published FRB Feb. 29, March 7, 14, 21, 2012 4