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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, July 15, 2009 9A Inventor seeks alternative energy solutions Sam Williams Staff Writer swilliarns@lassennews.com Tired of high gasoline and energy prices, a Janesville man wants to discover ways to be self-sufficient. Aldo Sella Sr., a 1950 grad- uate of Lassen High School, admits he wasn't a very good student in his academic classes, but always did well in classes such as auto shop. He inherited good genetics from his ancestors when it comes to mechanical ability, and when a problem pre- sents itself he just "sees" the answer. Sella took matters into his own hands a few years ago and built an electric car he claims performs better than ones under development in Detroit. He even built his own unique variation of a kind of windmill, called a Savonius rotor, that he believes may be able to generate seven kilowatts of power. Sella has a nondisclosure agreement with Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative regard- ing his invention. Sella's interest in mechan- ical things took off during his time in the Navy, where he "developed the ability to build the different things we needed." While Sella attributes his ability primarily to his genet- ics-his family tree includes "doctors, lawyers, priests and bandits"--he developed his skill out of necessity when gas prices in Susanville rose above $4 a gallon. "Susanville has the high- est-priced gas in the United States," Sella said. He knows a secret place in Reno where gas sells for nearly $1 less per gallon than on Main Street and claims many Janesville residents drive to Nevada and buy their gas there. One day a few years ago, Sella decided he'd had enough. "In late 2005, when the price of gas and other bio-fu- els rose, I researched hydro- gen and other fuels that were the least polluting and could be used," Sella said. "I decid- ed the best way to solve the world's transportation needs was with electric vehicles." As Sella researched the is- sue, he came upon a how-to book that described convert- ing a gas-powered vehicle in- to an electric-powered one. He spent about $4,500 con- verting a 1973 Ford Courier into an electric vehicle. Most of the parts and mate- rials Sella used were avail- able commercially, but true to his heritage and charac- ter, Sella insisted on "doing it my way." One of his inventions in- cluded in the converted Ford is a redesigned alternative clutch assembly--an innova- tion that Sella said saved about 150 pounds of vehicle weight and allowed him to install more batteries in the We're in Full Bloom ! Shade loving, blooming colorful Impatiens 99 6 pack BUY 1- GET 1 FREE Great selection colorful perennials 1 gal. $5 99 reg 6 99 House Plants and Native Plants 25% OFF Shade 6- Sun Dogwood Currant Malva Monkey Flower Azalea, Hummingbird Fuschia Columbine Wallflower Ceanothus Bearberry . 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"The cost of converting a vehicle depends upon how much you pay for a vehicle and the parts you use to con- vert it. I also have ideas on converting trucks or vans to transport goods and supplies that would be economical to operate." Sella's ideas have even been presented to Congress when the Janesville inventor represented the Gold State Power Cooperative. Vertical windmills While Sella has made his own personal modifications to the Savonius rotor, modi- fications he hopes will make it operate more efficiently, he said the idea of vertical windmills is not new. His friend Joe Champion has operated a couple of the unusual windmills to supply compressed air at his saw shop in Westwood for about 50 years. He said American service- men and Japanese citizens used the design to generate power for radios and other small appliances when he was stationed there during the mid-1950s. Many supplies came to the troops in 55-gallon drums that were cut in half, welded together, mounted on a pole and turned into wind-power generators. Conventional wisdom sug- gests traditional horizontal windmills--like the ones seen at nearly every farm- house in America--may be more effective in generating electricity. But that may not hold true with more re- search. Sella said his project could generate power even when the wind speed is as low as five mph. Some sources report verti- cal windmills also take ad- vantage of wind gusts, which often flow in a different di- rection than the prevailing wind, because they don't have to reposition them- selves the way a traditional windmill does. SeUa's windmill is mount- ed on the roof of an old trav- el trailer. The wind spins the windmill that is attached to an alternator that generates electrical current. Eighteen six-volt golf cart batteries collect the energy and save it to be used when needed. Sella expects when he fin- ishes with his system it will generate about seven kilo- : watts of power--enough to supply most of the electrical power for the average Amer- i ican household. PUBLIC NOTICES Rich Lane, Cromberg property sale NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS # CA-08- 210080-JB Loan # 100770577. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12/7/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or feder- al credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank speci- fied in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trusiee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): KELLY STANE AND ROBERT STANE, WIFE AND HUSBAND, AS JOINT TENANTS Recorded: 12/27/2006 as Instrurnent No 2008-00i1421 in book xxx, page xxx of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of PLUMAS County, California; Date of Sale: 7/21/2009 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: At the Main Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $234,675.25. The purported property address is: 58694 Rich Lane Cromberg, CA 96103. Assessors Parcel No. 122-130-34. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liabil- ity for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, please refer to the referenced legal description for proper- ty location. In the event no common address or common designation of the property is provided herein directions to the location of the property may be obtained within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale by sending a written request to Litton Loan Servicing LP 4828 Loop Central Drive Houston TX 77081 Pursuant to California Civil Code 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ 1 ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed; [ 2 ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivi- sion (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive reme- dy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shell be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-730-2727 or Login to: www.fidelityasap.com Reinstatement Line: (800) 247-9727 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder's rights against the real prop- erty only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMA- TION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit oblig- aligns. ASAP# 3154684 07/01/2009, 07108/2009, 07/15/2009 Published FRB July 1,8, 15, 2009 Bids for janitorial services The Plumas County Department of Facility Services is accepting proposals for contract janitorial services in Quincy. The facilities to be maintained are as follows: Health and Human Services Center One Stop Permit Center Quincy Library Plumas County Museum Plumas County Probation Fair/Farm Ag Building Facility Services Office. RFP packets can be obtained from the Facility Services Office, 198 Andy's Way, Quincy CA. 95971. For additional information contact the Department of Facility Services at (530) 283- 6299. Closing date for proposals shall be 10:00 A.M. 7/27/09. Published FRB July 15, 22, 2009 Annual Return Available The annual return of Doorpost Ministries, Inc. is available, at the address below, for inspec- tion during normal business hours, by any citizen who requests within 180 days after publication of this notice of its availability. Doorpost Ministries: 353 Jackson Street, Quincy, CA 95971. The principal manager is Victoria A. Shea, Chairman. Phone number (530) 283-0350. Published FRB July 15, 2009 Notice to Creditors SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CAUFORNIA COUNTY OF PLUMAS In Re: THE GAKLE FAMILY TRUST 1998 Dated January 9, 1998 No. PR 09-00019 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given to the creditors aad. contingent credit's.cCthe above-naml trust that all personh'a';,ing claims against the trust are required to file them with the Superior Court of California at 520 Main Street, Room 104, Quincy, CA 95971 and mail a copy to KATHLEEN COPELAND, Trustee o! the above noted trust dated January 9, 1998, wherein the decedent was a settlor, at 901 Bruce Road, Suite 270, Chico, CA 95928 within the later of four months after the date of the first publication of notice to creditors or, if notice is mailed or personally delivered to you, 30 days after the date this notice is mailed or personally deliv- ered to you. A claim form may be obtained from the court clerk. For your protection, you are encouraged to file your claim by certified mail with return receipt requested. Dated: June 15, 2009 IS/John L. Burghardt, Attorney at Law. Endorsed Plumas Superior Court June 22, 2009 Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court By: P. Marchetti, Deputy Clerk Published FRB July 1, 8, 15, 2009 Bids for Stream Restoration Public Notice for Long Valley Creek Supplemental Project Plumas Corporation is soliciting bids for equipment work on the Long Valley Creek Supplemental project. The work consists of providing equipment and operators to con- struct several side channel rock crossings and adjustments to the original project. The work will consist of loading, transporting and placing gravel/cobble material (approximate- ly 100 yds ) and light excavator work. The project is located in Long Valley near Cremberg, Ca. The project is expected to start August 10, 2009 and require 2-4 days. This contract is administered under Federal and State Equal Opportunity regulations. Bidders Note: This contract will be subject to Davis-Bacon Wage Rates for hours and wage rates. Disabled Veteran-, Women- and Minority-owned businesses are encouraged to bid. Bid packets will be available July 15, 2009, at Plumas Corporation, P.O. Box 3880, Quincy, Ca. 95971. There will be no pre-bid tour for this contract. Please contact the Plumas Corporation offices for questions. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 P.M. August 7, 2009 at the Plurnas Corporation office at 550 Crescent St., Quincy Ca. 95971. For additional information, please contact Jim Wilcox or Leslie Mink at (530) 283-3739. Published FRB, IVR, PR, CP, WWPP July 15, 2009. Proposed name change SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF PLUMAS 520 Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 Petition of Jeffrey Paul Ognibane for change of name ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME , Case Number: CV09-00169 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jeffrey Paul Ognibene filed a peti- tion with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jeffrey Paul Ognibene to Proposed name: Jeffrey Paul Dupras It. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons inter- ested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is sched- uled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: Aug. 10, 2009 Time: 9:30 a.m., Dept. Two. The address of the court is same as noted above. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following news- paper of general circulation, printed in this county (specify newspaper): Feather River Bulletin. Date: June 30, 2009. Is/Janet Hilde, Judge of the Superior Court. Filed: June 30, 2009 Deborah Norrie, Clerk of the Court, By P. Marchetti, Deputy Clerk Publish FRB July 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 2009 Summons filed No. 28534 SUMMONS Notice to Defendant (Aviso a Demandado):: LEONARD CARDELLA, JR. and DOES I-V. : YOU ARE BEING SUED BY (Lo esta deman-': dando el demandante): PLUMAS BANK, , . California Corporation. 'r You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after th summons and legal papers are served o you to file a written response at this court and! have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter o; phone call will not protect you. Your written:: response must be in proper legal form if yo want the court to hear your case. There ma be a court form that you can usa for you response. You can find these court forms an more information at the California Court. Online Self-Help Cente (wvwv.courtinfo.oa.gov/selfhelp), your coun law library, or the courthouse nearest you. I you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the cou clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not fil your response on time, you may lose th#. case by default, and your wages, money, an! property may be taken without further warn;. ing from the court. There are other legal ' " requirements. You ma: want to call an attorney right away. If you d not know an attorney, you may want to call;' an attorney referral service. If you cannot i afford an attorney, you may be eligible fo free legal services from a nonprofit legal ser; vices program. You can locate these nonprof it groups at the California Legal Servicag Web site (www.iawhelpcalifomia.org), the: California Courts Online Self-Help Cente (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by con.;;! tacting your local court or county bar associ ation, i! Tiene 30 DiAS DE CALENDARIO daspu de que le entreguen esta citaci6n y papelesl legales para presentar una respuesta pot escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una Ilamada telefOnioa no Io protegen. Su respuesta per esodto tiene que estar on for- maiD legal correcto si desea que procesen su case en la corte. Es posible que heya un formulario que usted pueda user para su respuesta. Puede encontrar astos formula- ris de ia corte y mils informacibn en el Centro de Ayude de las Cortes do California. (www.ceurtinfo.ca.gov/selfhell:)/espanol/), en i la biblioteca de leyes de su oondado o en la corte que le quede m,'ts cerca. Si no puede! pagar ia cuota de presentaci6n, pida al sec- retario de ia corte que le de un formuiario de: exenci6n de pago de cuotas. Si no presentai su respuesta a tiempo, puede percler el case! por incumplimiento y la certe le podr quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mils adverten; cia. Hay girds requisitos legaios. Es recomend- able que llama a un abegado inmadiata- mente. Si no conoca a un abngado, puede Ilamar a un servicio de remisi6n a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpia con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupes sin fines de [ucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centre de Ayuda de las Cortes de Californiai (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/espanol/) 0 poniendose en contacto con la corte oet colegio de abogados locales. The name and address of the court is', Superior Court of California, County of'. Plumas, 520 W. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971:: The name, address and telephone number of:. plaintiff's attorney or plaintiff without an attor-: ney, is: Bill Abramson (Bar # 185513), Lawi Offices of Bill Abramson, 17 Buchanan St.; Quincy, CA 95971. Phone No.: (530) 283: 2410; FAX No.: (530) 283-1083. Dated: Oct. 14, 2008. Clerk, by Pare Marchefti, Deputy Published FRB July 1,8, 15, 27, 2009