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Feather River Bulletin ' Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3A On her way Jessica Voyles receives her diploma during the graduation ceremony at Feather River College on May 24. Voyles, elected by the student body to give the student address, was a two-year student-athlete and captain on the volleyball team. She said she learned that the goals of the team and coaches are higher than individual goals. See next week's newspaper for more information and photos. Photo by Laura Beaton il Carolyn Carter Staff Writer For Eastern Plumas Health Care it's time to start the bus, and for community members and EPHC advocates it's time to get on. On June 4, Plumas County residents are invited to attend the We Care for California Day in Sac::amento to support Senate Bill 640 and Assembly Bill 900. If passed, SB 640 and AB 900 will do two things. First, they will halt the 10 percent cut on MediCal reimbursements that was passed through AB 97 in 2011. Second, they will prevent the state from demanding retroactive paybacks of Care for California is MediCal reimbursements anticipating a gathering of dating back to June 1, 2011. more than 10,000 people. According to Linda The rally's ultimate purpose Satchwell, the public relations is to send a universal message Coordinator for EPHC, the from health care coalition will be sending a bus, representatives, including at no charge, to Plumas County members of the public subject to pick up any community to these cuts. The message is members who want to of support for the two bills participate in the rally, climbing their way through According to Satchwell, the Senate. Gov. Jerry Brown will still be "For people who care this is implementing the MediCal the time that they can really cuts that will devastate show it," said Satchwell. "The EPHC's skilled nursing community has been amazing facilities, and even close other in their support and hospitals like it in the state, understanding. I'm really The rally will take place in hoping that community front of the Capitol building members will sign up," ' ' from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and We The free bus will come to Pluma. B ncorp xit TARP Treasury in 2009 for $7.6 only protects our million. Investment firms shareholders against dilution s unrelated to Plumas Bancorp but also brings our completed the repurchase of the warrant issued to the United States Department of the Treasury in 2009 as part of the Treasury's Troubled Asset Relief Program's Capital ! Purchase Program. The warrant provided the Treasury the right to purchase 237,712 shares of the Plumas Bancorp's common stock at a price of $7.54 per share. The bank and the Treasury agreed to a repurchase price of $234,500 for the warrant. As a result of the bank's repurchase of the warrant, the Treasury no longer has any equity interest in the Plumas Bank. In April, the bank repurchased, at auction, 7,000 of the 11,949 shares of preferred stock that were bought the remaining 4,949relationship with the shares. Treasury to a close. The Andrew J. Ryback, conclusion of our president and chief executive participation in the TARP officer of Plumas Bancorp and program will allow us to focus Plumas Bank, commented, on the critical tasks of "We are pleased that we were strengthening our customer able to repurchase our" relationships and maximizing warrant at a fair price. The long-term shareholder value." DRIVEWAY MAI NTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSIH OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS & LASSEN COUNTIES 1377 ARLINGTON RD. SP. 87 TAYLORSVlLLE CA 95983 C-12 CA LIC. #762465 530 - 284 - 1474 Need help REPLACING or REPAIRING: DOORS TRIM WINDOWS ' PLUMBING ROOFING ELECTRICAL We do insurance-related repairs If it's something we can't fix, we'll find somebody who can. 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The third to receive the official stamp of approval is the High Sierra Music Festival. Richard Folen, the applicant for the Belden events, told the supervisors, "These are well-established festivals; they are usually pretty calm." The festival applications detailed provisions for security, food and water, sanitation, medical aid, parking, traffic control, lighting, camping and trash removal. Folen was the- only person to speak during the public hearing, but the supervisors received a written protest from Belden resident Darrel Smith. "The Belden events continue to be a nuisance in the canyon because of the resort's failure to follow rules and years of security Plumas County if more than 50 people sign up at the event's registration site at Satchwell said that free transportation will still be available if fewer than 50 people sign up. The bus or van will depart from EPHC, 500 First Ave., in Portola. "This little hospital has played a huge role in this state advocacy effort. I really believe it will make a difference. I really believe everything this community has done to help will make a difference in the end," said Satchwell. a muSic failure," Smith wrote. Smith expressed concerns about the lack of security, the number of attendees and the fire evacuation plan. The supervisors approved the two Belden events without discussion. Priceless is scheduled for July 4 - 7 with an estimated attendance of 800 including staff, participants and spectators. Sunset Campout is set for July 19 - 22 with an estimated 1,100 expected to attend including staff, participants and spectators. The supervisors also approved the High Sierra Music Festival without discussion. It will be held July 4 - 7 at the fairgrounds in Quincy and is expected to draw 8,000. Backers of the well-established festival provided details for all aspects of the festival and addressed capacity. 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