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His nephew, Tim Motta of Castro Valley, stayed beyond the weekend because he had a flat tire and needed to have his fifth-wheel welded, "If we stayed too far from a town I'd be worried that I would not get the emergency services we might need," Motta said, "It was convenient to have the welding shop right next to Les Schwab, where I bought two new tires. And, the price was right for both jobs so I'm going home happy." The family chooses a president who creates a reunion committee to plan for the next gathering; volunteer Dolores King White of Sacramento plans to arrange the next reunion in only two years. Photo courtesy King family Car, booster seats available Plumas County Public Trained car seat techni- Health Agency has car seats cians are available to assist and booster seats available to you with all your car seat Plumas County residents, questions and needs. April 8, Plumas County Th~ next car seat class is Public Health Agency re- scheduled Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. ceived a Kids:,.l~late.Grant to: Please contact Public Health :help fund oh~ing childhood injury Prevention projects throughout Plumas County. Car seats were awarded to Public Health for ongoing education, prevention and safety. Even though most of those have been distributed throughout Plumas County, some are still available. ' ~to sign up at 283-6337. Suggested donations to support program activities is $25. Nobody will be turned away due to inability to donate. The source of the funding for the car seats was California Kids' Plates, which are vanity license plates whose proceeds fund childhood injury prevention projects, child care licensing, and child abuse prevention. Kids' Plates are the only DMV license plates that protect California's children. Kids' Plates let you deliver your own unique message to the world: They're the ONLY plates that feature the heart, hand, star and plus sign symbols. For more information on Kids' Plates, contact Kids' Plates at (800) HEY- KIDS, kidsplates.org or info@kidsplates.org. "I came in three weeks ago with a herniated disc. It was so painful to even sit, stand or lay down that I couldn t function in my day-to-day activities. Through stretching and strength'building exercises, I can now sit with both legs in . front of me, which has not. , happened in a very long time." Jaime Messerli IPLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ~'ข" Kory Felker, MPT ~;"~"~ 78 Central Ave., Quincy 283-2202 College dorms in transition At a meeting 3uly 28, rep- reserRatives of Feather River College and the Feather Riv- er College Foundation began working toward an agree- ment under which the col- lege may eventually assume management of the FRC resi- dence halls. As a result of that meeting a transition plan was estab- lished to guide the process and the ongoing operation of the residence halls. During the immediate transition period, while an agreement is being worked out, FRC's Chief Student Ser- vices Officer Lisa Kelly, Di- rector of Facilities Nick Boyd and current residence halls manager Mark Vollmer will manage the dorms operation. They will take all steps necessary to see that rooms are refurbished, grounds are maintained and students are able to sign residence con- tracts for the coming year. During the coming weeks the groups will meet to nego- tiate terms to have a long- term agreement by Septem- ber. In the meantime, the transition team is in place, and improvement projects have been initiated. There are some spaces available for the fall. in- terested students should call 283-9713 for more informa- tion. All your favorite sunglass frames are 25% off All Summer 283-2020 Visit our website at: gfoptometry.com ?' FRIDEN ~OPTOMETRY FAMILY EYE CARE • CONTACT LENSES ......................... :~ JonathanFriden, O.D. • Joshua Baer, O:D; . ..... Formerly Drsl Gilman & Gilman 68 Central Ave. • Quincy • 283-2020 t Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visuallY/impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. Thanks their Loyal Customers 24/7 Emergency Service Full Service ~ Budget Plan Call us for all your Propane Service needs All our techs are certified for service Office 283-2596 or 800-640-5884 LET THE SUN SHINE IN. ON YOUR TERMS. .Transform sunlight in beautiful new ways with Hunter Douglas window shadings and sheers. Their intelligent design diffuses direct sunlight and allows a softer, more gentle light to fill each room. So you can create ~e desired room ambiance and privacy t~at match your mood. It's sheer genius. Come in and bask in exceptional savings, too. Tande Custom Draperies HunterDouglas 2238 Chandler Road, Quincy (530) 283-1656 • Manufacturer's rebate offer valid for puchases made 6/1/10 - 8/15/i 0. L~V~_.._. a~l ~ =pply. Ask ~ ~ O2010 ~ ~_~. ฎ ~ ~ ~ ~m.~M ~ ~ r:~2~: Log on to O .Pl asCounty.us for everything you want to know about Plumas County. ALL IN ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION! • Emergency notification alert - automatically sent via text or email • Easy photo uploads from PDA, (example is picture of a fire). • Intranet for county employees with on-line forms and applications • Weather and road information • Facilities and on-line reservations • Live help ฎ Frequently asked questioris (FAQ's) • Streaming audio with agenda item bookmarks • GIS integration • E-Commerce • Twitter & Facebook~ • County maps • Calendars • Visitor information • County news • County codes ... the list is endless!