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Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001 nlon By Dave Keller Staff Walter The union that represents most county employees has filed a grievance against the county, alleging it has violat- ed an agreement to consult with the union before making changes to working condi- tions. The union is threatening to file a lawsuit, alleging unfair labor practices. The union and the county are currently deadlocked in their attempts to agree to a new contract for workers rep- resented by the union. A state mediator has been .called in with hopes of facili- tating an agreement. The first meeting is set for Sept. 13. In an Aug. 23 letter to the county administration, the union claims the county ap- proved an annual $480 premi- um increase in the employee health plan without meeting and conferring with the union. The union claims that the it wasn't notified of the meet- ings that resulted in a pact to increase premiums. Meanwhile, the union is al- leging that the county ap- proved a plan to increase the allowable comp time for em- ployees to 180 hours without meeting and conferring with the union. Also, the union is alleging the county has adjusted salary ranges during the past two years without meeting and conferring with the union. In addition, the county has tried to reclassify employees without meeting and confer- ring with the union. The union contends the county's actions are a viola- tion of state law and the em- ployee's memorandum of un. derstanding with the county. Union officials are claim- ing that the county has been unwilling to resolve the mat- ters. "The issue of health bene- fits is a part of the current contract negotiation. The is. sue of compensatory time off is part of the current contract negotiations. The issue of classification is part of the current contractual negotia. tions," the letter to the county said. And you thought ALL went fast before. VALtE 2019 E. Main St., Quincy 1~ ATVI hlvt ikva~ gone faiL But r~ witl~ $1 | day ~l~g m EVERY YamlM moOe4, ~ zero et~*~m, Ihly're going flmt~ t~ lv~. SO oat the i~KI OUt a~ ~lJl yOUr Ytmlhl OelJl to~y, B4~ ~m ~ ~ ~. |1A Oly ~ ~ Manly Oown Pkw Oood ~ dl NI* ~ li~l niw prW yeir ATV mkW4 on ~ Yiimia M ~. ~ ~ I I I II I I I I Feather River Kod nk ,n Jujitsu has special classe. for ort n, men, teenagers, and children. Classes are held for adults Monday's in Porto&from 5 prn to ?pro, and Tuesdays in Quincy, 6 pm to 8 pro. Children's c sses held sdays in Quincy, 4:30 pin to 6:00 pro, and Fridays in Portda. 5 prn to 6:30 prn. "fh re are aJJo additional classes for both children and adults every ot r Saturday, Burkhard Bohm, Senaei 836"..I148, or leave a message at 836-2208. hup'J/ w,psln, com/feath r/ I IIII I I The flrot group tlonal nuroln4 M Feaddia r Rival iP clueted Au& - a oeremony iege. The in order of the eluded Carol Tlna @reoo, Hargraves or, KIm Maoum, Cindy Tnml Mltohell, Pemberton, Sylvia san Vmdlas. Photo by Dave Keller , SU By Ted Small was Aug. 16. St clal to Feather Publishing At our Aug. 21 meeting, Over the past month, Fri- we discussed several things, day Night Live (FNL) mem. including the problem of the bers have been spending coming year and fund-rais- time at the Pioneer Pool, ing. Many ideas have been playing music and organiz, suggested, and more are still ing contests, wandering around the heads The music (ranging in a of members. wide variety from the Beach An "end of summer" Boys to Fuel) was played con- dance has been tentatively stanfly between 1:30 and 3:30 set for Sept. 7, the first Fri- p.m. on Tuesdays and Thurs. day after the start of school. days, interrupted only to an- We are planning to hold it in nounce the next contest, the gym at the high school. The contests included Friday Night Live is plan- diving contests, cannonball ning a trip to the Renais- splashes, a 'best belly flop' sance fair in Vacaville. The contest, best diving trick, fair runs through the end of and many others. Winners October, and we have not yet were awarded with various decided when we will be go- cassette tapes, and t-shirts ing. and hats, in some cases. They Friday Night Live will be were won by a variety of pea. meeting Sept. 3 in front of the ple of different ages, sizes, high school at 8 a.m. for a and by both girls and boYs trip up to the Quincy Q. We alike, are going up there to find out FNL's last day at the pool how much work needs to be The Advantages of Professional Investment Management Investment Consulting Services Now, individual and small r=irement plan investors with assets of $100,000 or more can take advantage of Morgan Stanley's Inve~ment Cemultiag Servlem. 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Our next FNL will begin holding held Sept. 3, regular Friday meetings the Q surveillance. once school begins. Meetings Twain celebration recflly, but it city folks don't know much Some area lost our month for a Black powder smoke will once more hang over Twain Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3. Gunfighters, mountain men, dance hall girls and yours truly, The Judge, will be strolling up and down Main S t, out at .... Scruffy's Saloon and eatin' at Lil's Cookhouse. The Sierra Mountain Bar- bershop Quartet and the Quincy Nightengales will fill the air with beautiful sounds and on Sunday, the Red Dirt Bullies will be bar oing up some hot bluegrass. A Civil War cannon demonstration will take place four or five times a day; there'll be lots of food and a craft fair. Come on down, it's the Miners Fair and it's free. The Hot Springs at Woody's is going to be closed, folks. The owners are down to their last nerve dealing with vandalism, broken gates after hours and the blatant violation of a few simple rules, mostly covering com- mon courtesy. This facility is not public. It rests on private property and the owners do not want to close it off, but the public is forcing their hand. If you want this wonderful spring to stay open, take care of it. For those of you who have caller ID as a service from Pac Bell and have lost it, there is hope. Apparently, we are on a system called a pair. gain. I don't know what that is or even if I spelled it ko- caller ID was dea& ing to couple nnally pair folks wrong way, it is in the ingflxed. - The, Canyon longflme Fred Wood dirt he died, found about the fact next and sion as to while. Wood lived in cabin in Rich Bar rides on the Quincy the man a couple remember him bright and Many of us beloved ( like the Fred liked it eve 1 the him in my praye He whined him to do chores; cook and clean remind him to brush, get on ing fight Portland I is this bi house where an used to be. Gutter, never clo GUARANTEED!m LeafGuard gutters will be there when it finally thaws out! ff your LeafGuard" Gutter ever clogs, we'll clean it FREE! The gutter t at never clogs,..ever GUARANTEED! Ca Uc # 518784 II www.leafguard.com I OlUtUOUl MIO~ Located in downtown Graeagle (530) 836-1234 FOLLOW YOUR HEART! When making an importantsure you have decision, you have two choices, specifics about You can follow your heart, a your purely subjective method of then be decision making. You can also over to use your head, a more logical, tional, and surely more objective, low yourbeart. method. When buying yourFrom the. next home, consider using both. that meet Begin with a left-brain, logi- ask yourself cal, fact-based, approach. Make most an objective list of features and to turn amenities you must have in you next home. As you begin look- Most of us ing at homes, ask questions and just one or the expect accurate answers or our head. regarding factual aspects of the opinions are home. Make Before allowing your heart to It works. take over the home search, be Call Leah or Quincy: Kay Farris emsIl: