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14B Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter A siege by zombies. Images courtesy Plumas Arts The quest to be a star. "Paranorman," Sept. 21 - old curse. This young ghoul 23, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sat- whisperer may find his urday and Sunday at 4 paranormal activities p.m. pushed to their otherworld- A small town comes un- lylimits. der siege by zombies. Who The 92-minute animated can it call? Only misunder- action adventure is rated stood local boy Norman, PG for scary action and im- who is able to speak with ages, thematic elements, the dead. some rude humor and lan- In addition to the zorn- guage, paranorman.com bies, he'll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst, "Sparkle," Sept. 23 - 25, of all, grown-ups, to save at 7 p.m., Sunday - Tues- his town from a centuries- day Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while over- coming issues that are tear- ing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a sin- gle mother (Whitney Hous- ton in her last film role), she tries to balance a new romance with music man- ager Stix (Derek Luke), while dealing with the un- expected challenges her in I new life will bring as she and her sisters (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter) strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era. The ll6-minute musical drama is rated PG-13 for mature thematic content in- volving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking. sparkle-movie.corn if " Hantavirus Pulmonary conduct rodent surveillance The two recent cases bring Keep food in tightly sealed Syndrome found in two to monitor deer mouse abun- the total California case containers and store away Californians dance and virus activity in count for 2012 to four. Pa- from rodents. Dr. Ron Chapman, director mouse populations. Yosemite tients have been exposed to Keep rodents out of build- of the California Department also conducts routine rodent- hantavirus in many areas in ings by removing stacked of Public Health (CDPH) and proofing and inspections of California where deer'mice wood, rubbish piles and dis- state public health officer, to buildings and facilities live, particularly the eastern carded junk from around remind Californians to take throughout the park. Sierra Nevada region and at homes and sealing any holes precautions to prevent expo- Not all deer mice carry higher elevations, where rodents could enter. sure to the virus that causes hantavirus, but deer mice HPS is caused by a virusClean sleeping or living ar- Hantavius Pullmonary Syn- with hantavirus have been individuals get through con- eas or air out the areas for at drome (HPS) at home, work found throughout the United tact with the urine, drop- least two hours before enter- and recreation. States. pings or saliva of infected ing. Take care not to stir up "Hantavirus is a rare but Recommendations from wild mice, primarily deer dust. Wear plastic gloves and serious disease spread by to- CDPH for routine measures mice. Breathing small patti- spray areas contaminated dents," Chapman said. ''This to reduce the risk of han-cles of mouse urine or drop- with rodent droppings and disease can frequently be- tavirus exposure, including pings that have been stirred urine with a 10 percent come fatal, but there are regular and thorough build- up into the air is the most bleach solution or other steps you can take to reduce ing inspection and cleaning, common means of acquiring household disinfectants and your exposure." exclusion of deer mice andinfection. The illness starts wait at least 15 minutes be- public health officials be- other rodents from buildings, one to six weeks after expo- fore cleaning the area. Place lieve the two recent patients maintaining good housekeep- sure with fever, headache the waste in double plastic might have been exposed to ing and sanitation levels to and muscle ache, and pro- bags, each tightly sealed, and deer mice droppings or urine discourage rodent infesta-gresses rapidly to severe dif- discard in the trash. Wash that contained hantavirus tions and public education, ficulty in breathing and, in . hands thoroughly afterward. while vacationing at Curry ' Since HPS was first identi- some cases, death. Do not touch or handle live Village in Yosemite National fled in 1993, there have been When .you are in wilder-rodents and wear gloves Park. 60 cases in California and 587 ness areas or places that hat- when handling dead rodents. CDPH and Yosemite Na- cases nationally. About one- bor mice, take. the following Spray dead rodents with a tional Park Public Health third of HPS cases identified steps to prevent HPS: disinfectant and dispose of in Service officers routinely in California were fatal. Avoid areas, especially in- the same way as droppings. doors, where wild rodents are Wash hands thoroughly after likely to have been present, handling dead rodents. Are you suffering after being implanted with a Modu|ar Hip Implant? Have you experienced failure of your Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant, result- ing in pain and other complications that may have required revision surgery? If so, please know that we are investigating these injuries- and those caused by other brands - for possible legal action, On July 4, 2012, Stryker Orthopaedics announced a voluntary USA Recall of certain models of its Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants, leading to increased concern. Weitz & Luxenberg can help you understand your legal options. 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This boundary-pushing brand of 106-minute adult comedy liumor to the big screen for is rated R for crude and the first time as writer, di- sexual content, pervasive rector andvoice star of Ted. language and some drug In the live action/CG-ani-use. tedisreal.com i meeting iscuss nvasive aquatic species On Sept. 26, REI, 2225 Har- dozens of partner organiza- vard Way in Reno, will host a tions and agencies to protect Tahoe Resource Conserva- Lake Tahoe and the Truckee tion District (Tahoe RCD) River watershed by imple- presentation at 6:30 p.m. menting prevention and con- about Preventing the spread trol programs to halt the ofinvasive aquatic species, spread of invasive aquatic Asian clams, zebra and species. quagga mussels and invasive Tahoe RCD officials will weeds such as Eurasian wa- share information about cur- ter milfoil are just a few of rent prevention programs, as the plants and critters that well as what boaters can ex- currently threaten local wa- pect in 2013. Staff from Neva- ters. da Department of Wildlife These pests could cost mil- will discuss the Nevada wa- lions to the local economy tercraft decal program that and irreparably damage local takes effect Jan. 1, 2013. ecosysterhs environment, af- Space is limited; register at fecting everyone in the re- rei.com/stores/reno.html or gion. find a link to the event regis- Tahoe R D, .works: with tration at tahoercd.org. Te Party to host forum Plumas-Sierra Tea Party worked on numerous ballot Patriots will host David measure campaigns during Wolfe from the Howard his tenure. 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