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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 20, 2015 SB Looking good The Quincy Area California Highway Patrol squad is all smiles following a Wednesday, May 13, formal inspection by CHP Northern Division Chief Ruben Leal. After the inspection, the squad went to the pavilion at Pioneer Park where they hosted a retirees barbecue honoring the CHP retirees living in the area. Earlier in the day, the retirees were all re-qualified in firearms training at the Gopher Hill Range. Pictured from'left (standing along the V of the cars) are officers Eric Logan, James Stowe, Chad Griffin, Trevor Cahill, Matt McCurley, Dan Tanguay, Jonathan Bruno, Seth'Preston, Shane Black, Dave Hinds, Jeff Rood, Cory WHmer, Reese McAIlister, Patrick Connelly, Kip Hymns and Ryan Lambert. Standing up in the back row (behind the bench) from left are Northern Division Chief Ruben Leal and Quincy Area Commander Lieutenant Joe Edwards. Seated on the bench from left are Sgt. Tony Prisco, Office Assistant DeAnne West, Office Assistant Susie Adkins, Office Manager Cheryl Wilson and Sgt. Julie Nolta. Kneeling in the front from left are MRE Tim Green and Automotive Technician Tim Ball. Absent from the photo were Officers Reid Mason and Bryan Goings (on vacation) and Sgt. Austin Matulonis (training at CHP Headquarters). Photo courtesy Quincy CHP CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California Highway Patrol as a tentativesummarypending the oondusion of the investigation(s). Highway 70, May 8 Linda Lupis, 67, of Portola, was driving her 2003 Ford eastbound on Highway 70. The driver was returning home from a wedding in Graeagle. At approximately 8:30 p.m., she was west of Delleker Park Drive and traveling at a stated speed of 55 mph. A deer entered the roadway from the north shoulder, directly into the path of her vehicle. Lupis was unable to avoid the animal, and the front left corner of her car hit the deer. As a result of the collision both of the car's airbags deployed. The driver cleared the airbag from her field of view and brought the Ford to a safe stop on the south shoulder of the highway. A passing motorist stopped to provide assistance and called 911. The driver was not under the influence, and had not been using her cellphone at the time of the accident. She was wearing her safety belt and was uninjured. Highway 70, May 11 At about 11:39 a.m., Mark Stanton, 54, of Biggs, was driving his girlfriend's gray 2003 GMC 2500 pickup truck with his friend's 2006 Carson flatbed trailer in tow. The trailer was loaded with a Kubota tractor. Stanton was traveling eastbound on Highway 70 at a stated speed of 25 mph approaching Belden Town when he entered a road construction queue. According to a witness, Stanton had been driving erratically for several miles, including crossing over the double yellow lines, driving on the shoulder and varying speeds. As Stanton was driving through a moderate left-hand curve, he allowed the pickup and trailer to drift off the roadway and onto the south dirt shoulder. The right side fender of the trailer glanced into a metal guardrail on the south shoulder. This caused no damage to the guardrail, but left a black paint transfer and tire scuffs from the trailer on the guardrail. The trailer received minor damage to its right fender. Stanton said he knew he'd hit the guardrail because he "saw a puffof dust," but did not stop to check for damage. He had lunch in Belden Town and continued east on Highway 70. When he turned north onto Highway 89 at the Greenville Wye, Stanton was stopped by CHP as a result of the witness calling in the collision. Stanton had been wearing his seat belt at the time and was not injured. 00U00co00:u:rV0000en00 ..o,. I6........ @1 to forest s natwe ants, pollinators walk Invest in e "y " 2015 Pollinator Special at Bogard Rest Area, along call Lepley at 252-6664. An mHUAe have the opportunity to Emphasis Area. It is Highway 44 midway event flyer may be learn more about native intended to call attention to between Susanville and Old downloaded from the Lassen plants and pollinators and the importance of native Station. From there, the National Forest website at C0UNW their ecological plants and pollinators in group will caravan into Pine fs.usda.gov/lassen. relationships while savoring all the colors of spring. All are invited to join in an informative walk in the broad Pine Creek valley, south of Crater Mountain. The event is sponsored by the Lassen National Forest as part of the U.S. ForeSt Service, Pacific Southwest Region Botany Program's Lic #691840 WE DELIVER, 1080 Hwy 36, Chester (Near the diversion canal) supporting ecosystem health. Dr. Robbin Thorp, bumblebee expert and UC Davis Department of Entomology professor emeritus, and Forest Service botanist Don Lepley will guide the outing. 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