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From Page One WednesO y, Mayg, 200 - first lady, Sharon Davis, talks to a class at including some on the energy crisis. Photos by Deb~a Coates Quincy High School. The students had many questions for the : ~ !¸:¸¸ • Imp JJL limits on the stu- own imagina- design shop, Davis next door to the where students on a '50s Mer- wood and for an Upcoming Was on to Mike Nes- Class, where she as students painted decoys. She also Impromptu dis- junior Stacey public speaking plans for the fu- in the library With librarian Marl- Books are a the first lady, and for her visit to the afternoon, she a check to the School so that could be pur- California's first lady, Sharon Davis, listens as Quincy High School senior Kris Kurpjuweit describes a project he is doing in Wes Stoddard's design class. Walked down the hall, by students their parents that she has al- provide books that they want the API rankingis. camera for a ways read--Nancy Drew booksto read. "It's the only way for a par- She also chat- as a child, and now biogra-"You tell children that read- ent to know how well their James Wil- phies--but that her real love ing is important, but then they school is performing in rela- Hochrein. for reading came when she go to the library, and every- tion to other schools," she said. discussion was was in college. "Now I read all thing is 20 years old," she said. "This enables principals and the time," she said. Davis also talked about theteachers to set concrete goals tin)re formal ques- Price's class- It's a love that she hopes all importance of education in to improve." students from his students will find, and shegeneral and said that 40 per- After meeting with a few of gathered to spoke with parents about help- cent of the state budget goes to- the students and receiving about current ing their children find a pas- ward that purpose, some fresh cut flowers, it was sion for books. Davis discussed the new time to head for the Quincy She said it's important to state test and how important airport and the next stop in a busy day. the students' priori- the energy crisis. the situation then made it when she de- measures she and were personally energy consump- own home. She able to save 64 lion people (the were able to would be running short, a quick stop in geometry Davis talked ce of the rdized tests and students can F they score in the Charter School, greeted by the Jerry Hol- Frid, as well as of students and Charter School program. submitted a seeking books for the those assembled of 2,700 appUca- and one of 47 the funding. from a pri- established by books. she said, so she golf tour- money for the that education focal points first lady. students and I-mail: rraid River College ( 20] 2 2-0202, xt. 272 PACK095.02-.03 Horsemanship I and II Ho~ introduces working horsemanship. Basic philosophy and exerdses for preparing a horse for working cattle are covered (meets 9 am-6 pro, Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3). Horsemanship II covers intermediate working horsemanship, including advanced excercises and maneuvers related to working cattle (meets 9 am-4 pro, Saturday and Sunday, August 4-5). PACK 095.10-.11 Horsemanship with Cattle I and II Horsemanshio with Cattle I covers introducing a horse to cattle, basic manu,~v,~ i ..... ~; .... .,~ and learning how tO read cattle (meets 9 am-6 pm, Saturday and Sundav,~June ;O~.'3uI~'~Z ..... H~semanship with Cattle II covers advanced cattle working, sorting, cattle y n ' " " y )" working down the fence (meets 9 am-4 pro, Saturday and Sunday iPu~untgl .c?2~'ng' ano Interested in selling their work at the O Saturday, June 16, 9- 4 & Sunday, June 17, 12 - 3 Veterans Memorial Hall, Portola To reserve a table or for more information Please call 832-4277, extension 395 Eastcra Plumas Health "People Ilelping People" The first lady of California, Sharon Osvis, presents a cer- tificate and check to Jerry Holland, representing the Plumas County Charter School. The check, for $5,000, will be used to buy library books for the school. Plums Char- ter School was selected from 2,700 entrants for the award. I Serving Plumas, Sierra & Lassen Counties A COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE Business * Home * Auto • 1283-1112] Since 1883 400 Main * Quincy uc. #0140935 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A GAS AND ELECTRIC RATE/NCREASE: ANNUAL EARNINGS ASSESSMENT PROCEEDING Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) recently filed an application with the California Public U~es Commission (CPUC) that asks for The application requests that the CPUC authorize ~ of $3.187 million in electric and ANNUAL EARNINGS ASSESSMENT PROCEEDING (AEAP) On May 1, 2001, PG&E filed Application commo y rcferr to as the 2001 "Annual Earnings Assessment or the "AEAP" In the 2001 AEAP, PG&E is requesting an increase in electric rates of $3.187 million (a 0.04 percent increase) and a gas increase of $5.090 million (a 0.31 percent increase) to be collected in 2002. The total of the electric and gas reventm incttmscs in the application is $8.277 million. PG&E has several programs to encourage to install etmrgy-efficient measures. The CPUC has. adopted mcchanimm to reward PG&E for s~ful txogtram" The 2001 AEAP proceeding verifies PG&E's succ :,s and the amount of the claim. The 2001 AEAP includes PG&E earnings claims (or portions of earnings claims) that it is eligible to receiv¢ for its energy efficiency program over the past frye years. using 50 therms per month tumid a your .... ] "*" $0.09, from $28.46 to $28.55. "" on your gas use. If the CPUC approves PG&E's electric request, the average residential electric customer using 550 kwh per month would see a monthly electric bill incma of $0.02, from $59.00 to $59.02, absent fre¢ . Your individual bill may differ depending on your energy use. gvmE Before acting on this application, the CPUC will hold an evidentiary hearing, to begin within the next several At these ' oW -Cl -r nCl U , Off'= of Advoca and u smnony E, oa. r inte d those of PG&E. After ¢ommmm~ ""- r--,- .... issue a decision. The actual plan by the CPUC may differ from what is requested by PC|&E in its ticatkm' and may result in a, or in your individ if -. in the hmrings or stmd if you yonwamtoparttcttm¢ . - wam to ,.,'* copies of need advice or more infotmanm, or - y Of Fw.e of ~ ~' r~c pr°p°sals when they are availabl©, please wri to: The Public Advisor California Public Utilities ion 505 Van Ness Avenue, Room 5303 San Francisco, CA 94102 /