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6A Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Feather River Bulletin WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, April 17 Plumas County Search & Res- AA, noon, 260 County Hospital cue, 7 p.m., Mineral Building, Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- Plumas County Fairgrounds. 3rd chard House. Quincy 24-hour Thurs. info: (877) 880-3880. Women's Support Group, Every Thurs., 1-2 p.m., Plumas Friday, April 18 Crisis Center, 591 Main St., AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Quincy Call 283-5515. Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- M-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United chard House. Quincy. 24-hour Methodist Church, upstairs in info: (877) 880-3880. back. For families & friends of AA, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital alcoholics. Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- Boy Scouts Troop 130, 6:30 chard House. Quincy. 24-hour p.m., LDS Church, 55 Bellamy info: (877) 880-3880. Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hospi- Blue Star Moms, 7 p.m., Ma- tal Road, Courthouse Annex- sonic Lodge, Harbison Street, Orchard House. Quincy Quincy. Trap Shoot, 1 p.m., adults only Healing and Growing through Sponsored by Quincy Sport Grief bereavement group. Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill Open to anyone struggling with site. Weather permitting. 283- grief. 2-4 p.m. every other Thurs- 1145. quincyshooting.com. day First Baptist Church, 74 Free Perishable Commodities. Reese St., Quincy. JoAnne Bald- Distributed 3rd Fridays of the win, 283-9161 or Doreene Wood, month. CAN building, behind St. 283-3538. April 17. John's Catholic Church, Out & About in Quincy. 3rd Lawrence St., Quincy, NOON. Thursdays (Sept.-May), 9 a.m. in Call 283-5628 for more informa- the conference room of the tion. Quincy Library. For more infor- mation Mary Weddle, 283-5351. Lions Club, 1st & 3rd Thurs- Saturday, April 19 days, noon, Moon's Restaurant, NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Quincy Call 283-0495. Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- Second Horizon Club, Vet- chard House. Quincy eran's Hall, 1 p.m. 1st & 3rd AA, 5 p.m. 260 County Hospital Thurs. Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- Juvenile Justice Commission, chard House. Quincy. 24-hour noon, every 3rd Thurs., 1446 E. info: (877) 880-3880. Main, Quincy. Open to public. NA, 6:30 p.~m., 260 County Hospi- Vikki Tuck, 283-1136, for more tal Road, Courthouse Annex- info. Orchard House. Quincy VFW - Kenneth M. Hayes Post Dukes of Plumas Cribbage 3825, Veterans Hall, Lawrence Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play St., Quincy. 5:30 pm, Post Corn- 11 a.m., every Saturday at Mt. mander Robert Turcotte, 283- Tomba, Cromberg. 3704. People 1st, self-advocacy for people with developmental dis- abilities. Round Table Pizza, Sunday, April 20 Quincy. Social time: 4-5:30 p.m.; NA, noon, 260 County Hospital meeting, 5:30-7 p.m. Cost for Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- pizza. 3rd Thurs. chard House. Quincy. TED talks on various topics, NA, 5 p.m., women only, 260 third Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., Alley County Hospital Road, Court- Cat Cafe. Quincy Happiness house Annex- Orchard House. Movement. 283-0902. Quincy, Quincy Crazy Quilters, 3rd Thurs., 6 p.m., Plumas Bank credit admin building, 32 Cen- Monday, April 2 1 tral Ave., Quincy Business meet- Soroptimist International of ing, quilting demo or activity, Quincy, noon to 1 p.m. Moon's show & tell, refreshments. Call restaurant. 263-2875 ..... . .:~.. "- ':C 5 3 LAKE LEVELS LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Lake Almanor *Elevation 1"Current 4,483.93 Date High Low Precip Snow 1 Year Ago 4,488.40 April 7 76 29 .... Lake Almanor **Capacity April 8 75 30 .... lCurrent 881,982 April 9 74 33 .... 1 Year Ago 994,617 April 10 76 33 .... April 11 78 33 .... Bucks Lake *Elevation April 12 76 34 .... tCurrent 5,135.13 April 13 70 33 .... 1 YearAgo 5,145.20 Precipitation to date: Bucks Lake **Capacity 20.79"; snow 7" tCurrent 68,003 1 Year Ago 84,620 This date 2013: 36.38" precip, 23.75' snow. 2012-13totals: 23.75" snow', 37.93"total precip* *Elevation above sea level in ft. *Weather year is July 1 to June 30 **Storage in acre ft. tApri113, 2014 Apd114; 2013 Compiled by Ron Trumbo To update information on this page, contact Eva, 283-O8OO. email typesetting@plumasnews.com NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House, Quincy Rotary Club, Mineral Building, fairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., 6 p.m. Scoutmaster Rob Robinette, 283-0858 for location. Duplicate Bridge. Every Mon- day 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. Girl Scouts, all levels: Daisies, Brownies and Juniors, K-5 grades. First and third Mondays, 5:15 p.m, Quincy Element~. Cassie Cooper, 530-249-6165. Tuesday, April 22 AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House, Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Bingo, every Tuesday, for resi- dents of Country Villa Health- care Center, Quincy 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Country Villa Pink Ladies. New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283-1616. Overeaters Anonymous meet- ing, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy Bible Study. (King James ver- sion) 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. League of Women Voters, fourth Tues., 6 p.m, Quincy li- brary meeting room. Sept. thru June. Call 283-0485 for more info. Wednesday, April 23 Baby Bounce Stow Time. In- fants 0 to 24 months, Wednes- days 10 a.m., 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 activ- ities, 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 Toastmas- ters. 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 inter- ested in developing their speak- ing 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. Call 836-0446 for reserva- tions. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. 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) 880-3880. Elks meeting, Elks Lodge, Hwy 70, E. Quincy, social 5:30 p.m.; dinner 6:30 p.m.; meeting 7:30 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Wed. CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1953 E. Main, Mill Creek Shopping Center, E. Quincy. Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St., E. Quincy. Christ the King Episcopal 283-0254, 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. christthekingquincy.org Church of Christ 283-1191, 152 E. Jackson St., Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 283-2170, 55 Be,amy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-1740, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, quincymethodist.org Meadow Valley Community 283-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy Our Savior Lutheran 283-2546. Church & High Sis., Quincy. saventh-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, 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy. First Baptist Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. 260-8006, 2205 East Main St., fbcquincy.org Quincy. Plumas County Library - Quincy branch Monday, noon-6 p.m. Tues - Wed - Thurs: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Saturdays, Sundays & All Major Holidays Weather Wednesday, Apd116 Sunrise 6:27-Sunset 7:46 . ~ r . Sunrise 6:23--Sunset 7:49 Forecast for Quincy Thursday, April 17 Friday, April 18 Sunrise 6:26--Sunset 7:47 Sunrise 6:24--Sunset 7:48 t F dd~y ,Nwi gahr tou MdO ~! ~~ !~tly Monday, April 21 Sundse 6:22--Sunset 7:50 Sunnse 6:20--Sunset 7:51 G Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. ,q~,e i~oclJ" Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the EarthrM 180 Main St. P,O. Box 1956 Chester CA 96020 (530) 258-4228 m Helping miners and prospectors realize their fortunes fo~ over 20 Years! mm Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 36. Mostly sunny, with a high Partly sunny, with a high near 80. near 76. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 38. Tuesday, April 22 Sunrise 6:1g-Sunset 7:52 " ~ "G~ This earthquake report was prepared on April 13 and since March 10 (33 days), the Earth has been on a literal seismic rampage, producing 13 earthquakes reg- istering M 6.5 or stronger, including four M 7s and one in the M 8 range. The larg- est earthquake measured M 8.2 and oc- curred off the coast of northern Chile on April 1. It was followed by numerous aftershocks including quakes of M 7.7, M 7.1, M 6.9 and M 6.5. More recently and on April 12, was an earthquake register- ing M 7.7 in the Solomon Islands of Indo- nesia. It was followed by a M 7.4 after- shock 16 hours later. More locally and on March 10, a M 6.8 quake triggered off the coast of Eureka, California. With the pro- longed seismic quiescence in California and Nevada for the past 15 years, it may seem now to be a good time to check on those preparedness supplies. Regional earthquake activity jumped again, nearly doubling and hitting the mid 20 quake-per-week level. Driving the action were 14 aftershocks in the Canyon- dam aftershock zone including four M 2s. rums Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com There are three announced opportunities to hear from the candidates for District 5 county supervisor, as well as meet the other county officials who are unopposed in the June 3 election. The League of Women Voters will host the first candidate night Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Graeagle Fire Hall. League President Lee Anne Schramel described the event format. Unchallenged incumbents for the offices of sheriff, district attorney, treasurer, auditor and county clerk, as well as District 3 supervisor, will be given the opportunity to speak for three minutes at the beginning of the forum and encouraged to stay after the meeting to talk with constituents. The three candidates for District 5 supervisor -- Jeff Engel, Jim Judd and Jon Kennedy -- will follow at roughly 7 p.m. Each will be given two minutes for an opening statement and two minutes for a closing statement. Questions will be solicited from the audience in written format. They will be screened and combined with similar questions. Candidates will be allowed Candidate forums Following are the currently scheduled candidate forums: Hosted by League of Women Voters Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. Graeagle Fire Hall Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. Quincy library meeting room Hosted by Plumas County Special Districts Association Wednesday, May 7, 12:15 p.m. Quincy library meeting room one minute to answer the questions, with an opportunity to rebut. The League will hold a second forum with the same format Wednesday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Quincy library meeting room. Earlier on May 7, the Plumas County Special Districts Association is holding a candidate forum at 12:15 p.m., also in the library meeting room. The public is invited to attend. Vote-by-mail ballots are scheduled to be sent out May 5. Election Day is June 3. Partnership seeks to improve health of county residents Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plurnasnews.corn Public Health Director Mimi Hall met some skepticism when she first approached the Board of Supervisors with the 20,000 Lives Living Well campaign. But that was then and this isnow,, "I was sort of skeptical at first," said Supervisor Lori Simpson. "But I like the approach of what we can do to improve people's lives." Hall presented an update on the campaign's progress to the supervisors April 1. The campaign is named in recognition of the 20,000 residents of the county and is the implementation of the 2013 - 15 Community Health Improvement Plan. "We envision a place where everyone has access to health care and preventative services, where we're celebrated for embracing healthy lifestyles and where our communities and neighborhoods are strong and vibrant," Hall wrote in a kick-off letter. PUBLIC NOTICE Inspection project Rumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative will be conducting inspections of its facilities throughout 2014. Specific vegetation man- agement projects planned within the tim- bered portions of its service area include but are not limited to, Chandler Road, the Cromberg area, Spring Garden area, Graeagle, and Calpine. We will also be inspecting for trees and other vegetation in proximity to the power lines as required by the California Public Resource Code Section 4293. Trees that come in contact with power lines are a major cause of outages on our system. PSREC strives to strike a healthy balance between our appreciation for trees and our obligation to provide safe, reliable electric service. Through our tree trimming program, we redirect tree growth away from power lines and remove any damaged or diseased trees so we can limit potential damage to the power lines which could be caused by extreme weather conditions. If a tree grows too fast or if its proximity to power lines is a threat to our electric system, our experts will trim the growth away from our equipment, Our vegetation management is conducted following best management prac- tices defined in ANSI AJ00 Part 7 (ANSI 2012) and the ISA companion publication to the ANSI AJ00 Standards (ISA 2007). Currently PSREC is doing a comprehensive mapping/inspection project that encompass- es the entire service area. These inspec- tions are part of our ongoing work to provide our members with safe, reliable electric ser- vice. We will be inspecting electrical equip- ment as required by California General Orders 95 and 128 and determining the location and condition of our infrastructure. PSREC personnel require access to all of its facilities including meters, PSREC employ- ees will have company ID with them. Published FRB, PR Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 20141 ., "i was sort of skeptical I at first. But I like the ! approach of what we can do to improve people's lives." Lori Simpson ... .... She said the campaign will allow local hospitals to fully address the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. While the county's public health department is spearheading the effort, many organizations are meeting regularly to make it a reality. Their progress can be followed in weekly newsletters sent out by the health department, and soon on a new website. To get on the mailing list, call 283-6337. Mini grants Individuals, community groups, nonprofits, for-profits, agencies, businesses, faith groups and other entities interested in promoting public health can apply for mini grants of up to $500. Public health has $15,000 to award through June 30. A new mini grant cycle will begin July 1. There is no fLxed deadline to apply and awards will be given monthly. For more details call 283-6337. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 / (530) 28:3-2035 P.O. BOX 1369 QUINCY, CA 9597 ! Lic. #453927 rt i