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Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 I I By Dave Keller jumbled his return trip to Staff Wnter Quincy. When Superior Court The New York native was Judge Ira Kaufman went to scheduled to catch a series of New York earlier this month flights that would transport to see family, he didn't intend him from New York to San to witness history. Francisco to Rend Saturday, But that's exactly what hap- Sept. 15. pened. "I was worried about get- The night before terrorists ting back," Kaufman said. attacked the World Trade He spent a lot of time on Center, Kaufman visited the the phone with the airlines building with his wife and trying to sort out the how and two cousins and walked the when of his return to Quincy. streets that are now covered Kaufman learned his flight with debris and ruin. from New York to San Fran- What would take place 12 cisco would be delayed until hours later--the destruction Monday, Sept. 17, and the of the two buildings--left him flight from San Francisco to stunned. Rend was canceled altogeth- Even though Kaufman was er. staying in Long Island, which That forced Kaufman to is about 60 minutes from the rent a car to make the trip site of the attacks, being in home. New York as the events un- "We figured that we spent furled had an impact, more time driving than we "I was horrified," the judge did flying," he said. said.,Iwas shocked." Kaufman said he could The attackalsodelayedand have booked a series of I Businesses throughout from 3,000 miles away. Plumas County are being The answer--donate $10 for challenged by a local buM- each room he rents to the nessman to do their part for American Red Cross. the relief effort in New York Rode would like to see and Washington, D.C. every business in Plumas Bill Rode, owner of the County follow suit with a Gold Pan Motel in Quincy contribution to the Red and the Sierra Motel in Porto- Cross. la, wanted to help the victims To assist, Feather Publish- of the terrorist attacks, but ing will collect the contribu- wondered what he could do tions. Checks or money or- FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED Residential Care for Children i ENVIRONMENTAL ALTERNATIVES Ofl~.e: (530) 283-3330 Lk: #320316037 MAKE A LIVING INVESTMENT! You're ready to buy your next larger home:"'~''! , ' home. You've decided on the fea- So, why not take a second look tures you want, and the amenities at your home choice? in addition you'd like to enjoy while living to its suitability to your present in the home. 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"But everyone, from what I could observe, was very coopera. tive." Kaufman said his daughter did not want her parents fly- ing at all, but Kaufman's wife refused to be impeded. "I think she summed up the situation the best," Kaufman said about his wife, .Made. line. "She said we would not let the (terrorists) prevent us from living our lives." ders (no cash please) should be made payable to the Amer- ican Red Cross and delivered to the Chester Progressive, the Indian Valley Record, the Portola Reporter or the Feather River Bulletin. Or, the donations may be mailed to Feather Publishing, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. To date, $1,485 has been col- lected by Feather Publishing. In addition to the individ- ual donations made by Feath- er Publishing employees, publisher Mike Taborski has pledged to donate $5 for each of his 97 employees. im i i By Tern Daoust ministration and the activities Portola Editor Coast Guard Auxiliary. both a local and The terrorist acts leveled The use of airborne videoel. against the United Statescameras has enhanced the Cadets are initiated Sept. 11, have caused officials CAP's damage assessment ceiving basic to put the Civil Air Patrol ability and service to emer- includes learning (CAP) Feather River Compos- gency relief agencies in disas- of command, honor ite Squadron on notice that ters. motto, CAP mission, they may be called upon to CAP volunteers have structure of CAP, drills help. helped with disasters such as ceremonies, saluting, In light of that notice, Com- the Loma Prieta earthquake, ship instruction, mander Anthony Martinez Hurricane Andrew and the discipline, and other said the Feather River Corn- bombing in Oklahoma City.procedures. posite Squadron is actively The CAP also provides As they continue seeking more volunteers, emergency transport of time- the program, cadets The CAP has been around sensitive medical materials, training in : survival, since World War II, when its including blood and humanand rescue, disaster patrol pilots flew more than tissue, in situ#tions where did communications, halfa million hours, sunk en- other means of transporta- rocketry, flight emy submarines and saved tion are not possible, leadership hundreds of crash survivors Martinez stressed that vol- speaking, first aid in support of the Army Air unteers do not need to be pi- photography, Corps. lots, or even have the desire physical fitness and In 1948, Congress passed a to fly. activities. law permanentlyestablishing There are many ground In addition to the CAP as the auxiliary of support positions which need range of local acti the new United States Airhelp, including: briefing, ra- cadets have the Force and charged them with did communications, air op- to qualify for three primary missions, erations, administration,activities, such as Those missions are: aero-public relations, training co- encampments, which space education, emergency ordination and more. on a variety of aviation, service and a cadet program. With the realization thatspace, search and Best known for its searchthe United States is not safe pararescue courses. and rescue efforts, the CAP from terrorist attacks, Mar- As they ready flies more than 85 percent of tinez said the CAP is a great for the future, the all inland search and rescue way to help protect and serve scholarship program missions, which are directed your country, vides scholarships to by the Air Force Rescue Co- Anyone wishing more in- to help further their ordination Center at Langley formation about the Civil Air in areas such as Air Force Base, Va. Patrol, or who is interested in science, aircraft The CAP is often one of the joining the Feather Riverand aerospace medicine. first organizations on the Composite Squadron, may The U.S. Air Force scene of disasters, call Martinez at 836-0614. nizes the high standards Members provide air and There is also a need for cadets must meet and ground transportation and a young adult volunteers asthat choose to enlist il communication network to CAP Cadets. Air Force enter as local, state and national dis- The cadet program began first class instead of aster relief organizations, in this area last year and is basic. It works closely with theopen to young adults at least Having gone throu American Red Cross, Federal 12 years old or attending the cadet program helps Emergency Management sixth grade, to a maximum of applying for the Air Agency, Federal Aviation Ad- 18 years and unmarried. Academy, with nearly For more than 50 years, the cent of the academy cadet program has given young people the opportunity Feather River Corn to develop leadership skills Squadron Cadet through their interest in avi- Joe Lantz said the ation, a great way for young Cadets also help senior to become active in members in ground opera- their country. tions during search and res- Any young adult cue missions, as they contin- to apply to the cadet ue to progress at their own may call Lantz at pace through a 15-step pro- Cadet Program gram, with aviation and aero- Wilburn at 832-1049. Your All body, frame and suspension work done to ONE-STOP SHOP factory dimensions and specifications F~ " Complete ai~ s~rvlces vR ..OMPLETE , C' COLLISION REPAI Facto matc ,n9 for all makes & models Our craftsmen pay fine attention to detail Expert glass and trim work Free estimates Trained specialists to handle all your insurance paperwork, Family owned and ooerated ALL WORK GUARANTEED P B!KE OF THE! 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