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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, June 23, 2010 15A A dedicated group of veterans made its voice heard in stirring fashion June 15 during county budget hearings, as it does every year, in support of the Veteran Services Office. Photo by Joshua Sebold Veterans office loses a position Joshua Sebold Staff Writer jsebold@plumasnews.com The Board of Supervisors proposed to cut a position in the Veterans Service Office but promised to maintain the current level of services at a Tuesday, June 14, budget meeting. Veterans Service Officer Sheryl Austin told the board her original budget proposal to County Administrative Of- ficer Jack Ingstad was for a reduction of one day per week to her veteran services representative, but the cur- rent plan was to cut the posi- tion entirely. She said the employee in the position was out on ex- tended medical leave so the cut wouldn't have much of an impact on services. Austin explained this would be the lowest staffing level ever in the department, with just her on the payroll, but that she thought it would work. The department head indi- cated she was currently training a retired county em- ployee to handle the medical transportation program when she was out on sick leave or vacation. She said the retired em- ployee would be running the program on a volunteer ba- sis. The program already us- es volunteer drivers. Austin said the depart- ment took a 40 percent bud- get reduction in 2008 and was taking another 44 percent re- duction now. Quincy Supervisor Lori Simpson asked the depart- ment head if she worked full time. Austin told her that was the case. Simpson noted the office was often closed Fridays, and Austin responded that she See Vets, page 16A COMMUNITY CORNER COMMUNITY CALENDAR Thursday, June 24 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. Women's Support Group, Every Thurs., I-2 p.m., Plumas Crisis Center, 591 Main St., Quincy. Call 283-5515. AI-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, upstairs in back. For families & friends of al- coholics. Women's Circle, 6-7:30 p.m., PRS offices, 711 E. Main, Quincy, 283-0866. NA, 7 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. Troop 130, 7 p.m., Church of Je- sus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 283-3953. Pistol shooting, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site, every Thursday, 6 p.m., (arrive by 5:30 p.m.) weather permitting. Quin- cyshooting.com Plumas County Republican Women, every 4th Thurs. for lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Locations change monthly. Call Joy Klein, 283-2719. Explorer Post 81, Quincy Volun- teer Fire Dept. Explorer Program, meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. For info call Sarah Anderson, Today'8 Weather Local 5-Day Forecast T 6/23:6/24 : 79/53 Mix Of sun imd clouds. Highs In the upper 70s d thws th the low 50a. 8undea Sunut 5:36 AM 8:36 PM 76/52 Mix of sun and clouds. Highs In the mid 7011 and lows in the low 50s. Sunrllm Sunlit 5:36 AM 8:36 PM 77153 Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 70S and IOWa in the low 50s, Sunrise SunSet 5:36 AM 8:36 PM 79/53 Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows In the low 50s, Sunrisu Sunset 5:37 AM 8:38 PM ;6/27; 75/51 Abuudanl sunshine. Highs in the mid 708 and lows In tha low 5011. Sundea Sunset 5:37 AM 5:36 PM California At A Glance San 68/61 Area Cities Anaheim 78 60 pt sunny Modasto Bakersfield 99 68 sunny Mojave Bamtow 100 64 sunny Monterey Blythe 109 75 sunny Needles Chk:o 92 62 pt sunny Oaldand Costa Mesa 74 64 pt sunny Palmdale El Ctro 107 74 sunny Pasadena Eureka 59 53 pt sunny Reddlng Fresno 100 65 rest sunny Riverside Los Angeles 76 61 pt sunny Sacramento National Cities Atlanta 94 73 re.st sunny Houston Boston 79 65 t-storm Los Angalas Chicago 86 69 t-atorm Miami Dallas 99 78 pt sunny Minneapolis Denver 81 59 mat sunny New York 0010 Ame flc4n Profile Hometown Content Se,ce Moon Phases 17 First Full Jun 19 Jun 26 last New Jul 4 Jul 11 UV Index Wed 6/23 $ Very High Thu 6/24  Very High Fri 6/25  Very High Sat 6/26  Very High Sun 6/27 [] Very High "nle Uv kdex is mealMrQd on ii C-11 nurnioer scale, wlth a higher UV Index showing the need for or gma tar sldn pro- tlon, o  ii::++J t, :ll irma lt+Tr  .iii i.[ 1 i, o 1, 97 63 pt sunny Salinas 72 54 pt sunny 93 65 sunny San Bemardlno 91 60 pt sunny 65 53 pt sunny San Diego 68 61 pt sunny 109 80 sunny San FmnciP.Io 75 56 lot sunny 76 56 pt sunny San Jose 81 57 pt sunny 94 62 windy Santa Barbara 69 57 lot sunny 82 61 pt sunny Stockton g2 60 pt sunny 90 60 pt sunny Susanvgla 85 49 pt sunny 90 59 pt sunny Truckee 76 45 pt sunny 93 59 pt sunny Visalia 99 63 mat sunny .... 8 nn Phoenix 106 78 sunny 76 61 pt sunny Ban Francisco 75 56 pt sunny 90 81 I-storm Seattle 72 57 cloudy 80 65 t-stOrm St. LOUIS 100 78 sunny 87 73 Fstorm WaalJron, DC 97 80 pt sunny MakeSense SHOP LOCALD' 1. You'll Save Gas 2. You'll Save Time 3. You'll Save Money 4. You'll Help Our Local Economy 530-276-1503. Plumas Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition. Focused on reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems in Plumas CcJunty. 4th Thursdays, 1 p.m., Work Connection conference room, Quincy. plumasatodcoali- tion@yahoo.com Friday, June 25 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hos- pital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy.. Emotions Anonymous, 7 p.m., 711 E. Main St., (formerly Drug & Alcohol building, Cemetery Hill, Quincy), 3rd floor confer- "en(e" rmT"-For all ages= struggilhg with their emotions. For more in- fo: Janae Hutchins, 530-638- 5911, janaehutchins@hotmail .com. First meeting Feb. 19. Cof- fee & cookies. AA, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. AARP, a Mountain View Manor, 4th Fri, 116 Circle Dr. Potluck, 5:30 p.m. 50 yrs & older invited. Dinner at the Grange, Feather River Grange Hall, Quincy, 4th Fridays, 5-9 p.m. Call 283-2782 or 283-2930. Saturday, June 26 NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hos- pital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. AA, 5 p.m. 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. Dukes of Plumas Cribbage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play 11 a.m. 1st, 2nd, 4th Satur- 1.6 6:59 a.m. 6:05 6/12 6/13 1.1 7:09 a.m. 6/12 6115 1.4 6:15 a,m. 6/10 1.7 7:42 p.m. 6/13 ---, Orovi SpotNYGoId{6/18):$1256/oz ] /..--. M;;;ii.d; ..................... I 4:31a4rn' lS',l II l Regional 21 1 0 22 Previous week 12 4 1 17 The number of earthquakes increased from the previous week, rising by five and topping the 20 quake-per-week mark for the first time in four weeks and 0nly third time this year. a The intensity of seismicity decreased substantially, posting 0nly one earth- quake in the M 2.0 range. Five were re- corded last week, including the first M 3 in three months. Two more aftersh0cks were recorded days at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg; 3rd Saturdays at Coyote Bar & Grill, Graeagle. Animal Adoptions. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Plumas County Animal Shelter, Quincy. Jr. Trap Team, first competition at Sierra Valley Gun Club. Sign up 9 a.m. Quincyshooting.com. Sunday, June 27 Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quin- cy Sport Shooting Assoc., Go- pher Hill site, 10 a.m., weather permitting, quincyshooting.com. (Every other Sun.) Monday, June 28 Spanish Peak Lumber #2 Restoration Project, meets each Mon. & Wed., 9 a.m., Art ...... Barn, PlumaslSierra FcTirgrounds. Call 283-6320 or 283-1978 for info. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse An- nex- 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 in Quincy, upstairs at the back 282 Jackson. Tuesday, June 29 PRS-WlC, Supplemental food & nutrition education for children under 5 & pregnant-nursing women. Every Tues., 10 a.m., Quincy. 283-4093 or (800) WIC- 4093. 1.2 I 1.9 3:11 a.m.; 9:23 p.m. 6/10 I 6/12 1.5 1.3 6:09 a.m. 6/12 6/14 following the June 4 M 3.3 temblor north of Portola at Lake Davis, bring the se- quence total to seven. The largest after- shock this week measured M 1.9 and oc- curred at 9:23 p.m. Saturday night. The activity happened at six miles below the surface, indicating it was not associated with the seasonal refilling of the reser- voir. Some large reservoirs are know to cause minor seismicity, but not Lake Davis. = A brief five-event sequence was detected June 10 west of Chester and north of St. Bernard Lodge in the Lost Creek drainage. The largest event regis- tered M 2.1 and occurred at 3:03 a.m. Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m., Courthouse, Quincy, 1st 4 Tues. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse An- nex- Orchard House, Quincy. Soroptimist International of Quincy, Moon's, noon, JoAnne Prince, 283-3302. Overeaters Anonymous meet- ing, 5:15 p.m., 260 County Hos- pital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Creative Writing Group, every 4th Tues, 2 p.m. For info, Mary Weddle at jmwed- dle@earthlink.net or Mary June German, 283-4805. Wednesday, June 30 spanish Peak Lumber #2 Restoration Project, meets each Mon. & Wed, 9 a.m., Art Barn, Plumas/Sierra Fairgrounds. Call 283-6320 or 283-1978 for info. Library preschool story time, 10:30-I 1:30 a.m. Toastmaster's International, American Valley Chapter. Every Wed., 12-1 p.m., Plumas Bank Credit Administration Conference Room, 32 Central Ave., Quincy. For more info, contactJackyMadarang, 530- 927-9959. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse An- nex- Orchard House, Quincy. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, CHURCHES Calvary Chapel of Quincy 283-4463, 2335 East Main St.,Quincy. Center for Spiritual Living, 283-9690, 304 Lawrence & Church St., www.cslquincy.org. Christian Life Fellowship, 283-0345, 317 First St., E. Quincy. Christ the King Episcopal Church, 283-1608, 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. Church of Christ 283-1191, 152 E. Jackson St., Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 283-2170, 55 Bellamy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist, 283- 1740, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, www.psln.com/methodist. First Baptist, 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. Meadow Valley Community Church, 2B3-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy. Our Savior Lutheran, 283-2646. Church & High Sts., Quincy. Seventh-Day Adventist, 310-2042 or 283-3092, 233 Pine St., Quincy. Springs of Hope Christian Fellow- ship, 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, 2B3- 1505, 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy. Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260- 8006, 2205 East Main St., Quincy. Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836-0446 for reser- vations. Quincy Community Supper, 6 p.m. every Wed, United Methodist Church. Free. Women's Circle, 6-8 p.m. every Wed, 586 Jackson St., Quincy. AA, 7 p.m., upstairs in back, Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. To change information on this calendar page, please call Eva at the Feather River Bulletin: 530- 283-0800 or email esmall@ plumasnews .com. buff ! ff you five in Quincy, and would be interested in taking over the service Ron Trumbo's been providing every Monday morning (below), please call Eva at The Feather River Bulletin 283-0800 LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES iDate High Low Precip. " Jun. 13 85 40 -- Jun. 14 84 43 -- Jun. 15 80 44 -- Jun. 16 73 44 -- Jun. 17 76 34 -- Jun. 18 76 37 -- Jun. 19 72 36 -- Jun. 20 75 35 -- 38.18 inches precipitation to date. 49.5 inches snow to date. Compiled by Ron Trumbo LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation tCurrent 4,490.79 1 Year Ago 4,486.51 Lake Almanor **Capacity tCurrent 1,057,064 1 Year Ago 946,340 Bucks Lake *Elevation tCurrent 5,154.63 1 Year Ago 5,154.00 Bucks Lake **Capacity tCurrent 101,252 1 Year Ago 100,688 ,,We llodd" Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the Earth ru 180 Main St. a P.O. Box 1956 Chester CA 96020, (530) 258-4228 BB See an archive of past earthquake reports at advancedqeoloqic.com 1 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre It. "l'June 20, 2010 June 21, 2009