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6A Wednesday, Sept. 22, 20.10 Feather River Bulletin 'Battlefield ollywood' plays at church With today's widespread Thorn, made films with their media access, minds are ex- parents' 8 mm camera; soon posed to an increasing they aspired to go to Holly- amount of suggestibility, wood. Mayer enrolled in film With television now in cars, study classes in college and cell phones, checkout lanes, pursued his dreams of mak- billboards, gas pumps and al- ing it big in Hollywood. It most anywhere people go, is wasn't long before the lures it possible people are giving of the fast-paced lifestyle of too much time to Hollywood? tinsel town completely led Paradise native Scott May- him astray. er is bringing his multi-me- In his presentation, dia presentation entitled Mayer will explore such "Battlefield Hollywood" to topics as the scientific psy- the Quincy Seventh-day Ad- chological effects of televi- ventist church Saturday, sion on the brain; why ad- Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m. vertisementS are so effec- Scott was raised in a tive and the hidden agen- Christian home and from an das behind most popular early age he and his brother, films. There will be four one- hour presentations begin- ning at 1:30 p.m. There will also be a special presenta- tion at 11 a.m. where Mayer will give his testimony of how he came out of Holly- Scott Mayer will present wood after 10 years. "Battlefield Hollywood" at A light supper will be the Quincy Seventh-day served at 5 p.m.. Mayer will Adventist church Saturday, have DVDs available for sale Oct. 9. Photo submitted at the end of his last presen- tation around 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for this community event. Call Yvonne at 283-3063 or Kathy at 8324988 for more information. Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club Monday, October 11 Registration 9-10 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. shotgun 4-person scramble (both handicap and non-handicap flights) Men's & Women's closest to the hole (2 each, pays 1st & 2nd place) Entry fee: $125.00 per player INCLUDES: greens fees, cart, use of practice facility, range balls, tee prize, snack, PLUS: full steak dinner {no-host cocktails @5:30 pm and dinners @ 6:30 pm at the Graeagle Fire Hall), Raffle, awards and a chance at the door prize. A golf tournament to benefit the I-tigh Sierra Animal Rescue Entry deadline: September 21 or the first 144 players For more information, a registration form or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, email or call Debbie Peterson at 530-836-2126 or Chuck Franck at 530-836-2104. Sponsors: Clio's Rivers Edge RV Park, Graeagle Electric, Graeagle Florist and Mercantile, State Farm Insurance - Portola, Tom & Dawn Hayes, John and Debbie DeSelle, J's Feather River Rentals and Events, Leonard's Market, Plumas Pines Realty Inc., Quincy Drug Store, and River Pines Resort andVacation Rental Join us 9 am .... 2:;;J m Historic Upto Hay Rides by Family Carriages Gourmet Foods FOr more )n Need help If it's ing we can' ll find som o can. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 283-0800 257-5321 284-7800 258-3115 832-4646 Sa "p for mm "Sharing the road with bicy- Your bicycle should be clists is very important, espe- equipped with reflectors and cially with kids commuting to lights. The most common re- school," said security expert pair you will encounter as a Ken Bower, vice president and bike commuter will be a flat general manager for Allied- tire. You should also monitor Barton Security Services. brake wear. Many bicycle "Today, bicycling has be- shops, community colleges, come popular as an environ- adult education programs or mentally friendly and cost-effec- bicycle organizations offer tive transportation alternative workshops or classes in bike as well as a fun and healthy repair. Check for classes in recreational activity. Novice your area. Replace your chain and experienced cyclists need every 2,000 miles or so. Clean to make safety a top priority." and oil your chain frequently, Bower offered the following especially after riding in the tips on bicycle safety: rain, and replace it regularly. Cyclists must obey traffic It is also important to carry laws. Do you think that riding small repair and fwst aid kits on the sidewalk is safer than with you. For the minor re- riding in the street? Cycling pairs you might expect with on the sidewalk means hav- everyday bike commuting ing to dodge pedestrians, pets, carry a patch kit, a spare in- garbage cans, parking meters net tube, an air pump and a and signs, multitool. Bicycles ate considered ve- Parking your bike securely. hicles and cyclists should obey Where do you leave your bike the same traffic laws as mo- once you get to where you are torists. Travel on the right side going?. More than half of the one of the road with traffic, and do million bikes stolen every year not ride on the sidewalk, weren't locked. Find a solid ob- Obey all stop signs, traffic ject, a street sign or post and se- lights and lane markings. Use cure your bike onto it with a proper hand signals before good lock (or more than one, to making any lane changes or further discourage theft). turns. Make sure that the pole has Choose a route that is safe something on top that will for cyclists. When considering prevent your bike from being your route, don't think like a slid over it. The safest object motorist. Think like a cyclist, to lock your bike onto is a Pick the most pleasant bike rack. route. Consult Google Earth You could also ask your or to research manager or supervisor for a your trip. Ask your local de- storage area where they'll let partment of transportation if you leave your bike for the day they have a'bike route map. if you are commuting to work. Talk to a professional at your Safety equipment begins with local bike shop or bike club to the helmet. Wearing an ap- find out what routes are the proved helmet can reduce the safest. Many cities have im- risk of a head injury by up to 85 plemented bike lanes specific percent in the event of an acci- for bicycle commuters. Be dent. Modern helmets protect aware of other users on bike better and are well ventilated. paths, such as folks with Try to avoid riding your strollers or dogs. Announce bike at night. However, if you that you are passing on the must commute in the dark, left when overtaking someone you will need effective light- on the bike path. ing and reflective equipment. Maintenance and repair Most states require some kind make for a safer commute, of front illumination, and it is Make sure all parts are in safer to have a headlight and good repair, and check your rear flashers. There are a va- brakes, tires and gears often, riety of inexpensive flashers Have a bike expert teach you available. Your clothing the basics so you can contin- should be bright and have re- ue routine maintenance, flective strips. ! Iu Women's Mountain Pas- support Women's Mountain sages will host a volunteer ap- Passages programming, which preciation gathering Wednes- include Digging In, an agroe- day, Sept. 29, 6:30 - 8 p.m., at cology program for elemen- Morning Thunder inQuincy, tary school students; Wild The event will honor com- Wednesdays, an after-school munity members whoshare program; Girl's Rite, a natural skills and time to support the resource based adolescence organization's programs, girls' group; and family Drinks and appetizers will be programming. served For more information, call Thirty volunteers help PamBecwarat283-0859. PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT League of Women Voters of Plumas County Forum Night Tuesday, Sept. 28,7pm, Quincy Library Thursday, Sept. 30,7:30pm Mohawk Resource Center, Graeagle Attn. Mail-In Voters: Absentee Ballots must be received by Election Day, Nov. 2. Post Marks DO NOT COUNT. Jon Kennedy 836-1674 P.O. Box, 147 Graeagle Paid for by the Committee to elect Jon Kennedy, Supervisor District 5, 2010.