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River BJP Feather River Bulletin Court News Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001 5A I me I bye Keller of the suspects already have accused of Yape, burglary and influence ofmeth. StalfWriter posted bail. fraud. .Julia M. Farry, 20, who is Six Quincy residents wereThe suspects include: .Norman B. Frost, 55, whoaccused of being under the in- last on drug-related .Aristeo Chavez, 34, who is is accused of possession of fluence ofmeth. following a raid on a accused of rape, possession of meth, possession of meth for .Geoffrey R. Brister, 20, who Road home. Two of meth, possession of meth for sales, maintaining a house for is accused of being under the suspects also have been sales, maintaining a house for drug sales, being under the in- influence ofmeth. with rape. drug sales, being under the in- fluence of meth and illegal When Marine was taken in- of the suspects were fluence of meth and illegal possession ofa syringe, to custody, he was arrested Monday in Plumas possession of a syringe. Rolanda Openshaw, 27; for allegedly selling a woman Superior Court. Two Rocky Marine, 19, who iswho is accused of being under for immoral purposes, but the Plumas County District Attor- sales. ney did not file on the allega- Sgt. Jeremy Duval, the de- tion. partment's investigations su- The sheriff's department,pervisor, described the search acting on information that as "thorough." meth was being sold out of a Duval said the scene looked home on Chandler Road, ok- like "a flop house." tained a search warrant. Except for Brister and Far- The property was searchedry, bail hearings were sched- by investigators, who were uled Tuesday, Oct. 2, for the seeking evidence of drug defendants. I I The PG&E Corporation Electric Company to pay all PCG) and its utility valid creditor claims in full the Pacific Gas and Elec. and emerge from Chapter 11 Company, jointly rifled a bankruptcy proceedings. The of Reorganization in official creditors' committee Bankruptcy Court that supports the plan. the Pacific Gas and "This plan is an achievable Dave Keller firearm when he was sen- Wnter tenced a year ago for illegal A Butte County bear hunter hunting. no contest last week to a That is because Sage had arrest, rifled an appeal in the earlier The plea followed a deci-case, resulting in a stay of the by Judge Alan H. Thieler defendant's sentence. essentially scuttled de- Under the new plea, Sage Robert J. Sage's jury clearly is barred from owning or possessing a gun. The judge told defendant The appeal that started the that he would be allowed contro rsy is expected to be a related firearms pos- finalized any day now. *ession charge by arguingIt is believed that, even he did not know he was though all the briefs were to possess a gun filed in January, the Third District Court of Appeal jus- ruled at first that tices are taking their time be- age and defense attorney fore issuing an opinion. Davis could not use the the judge changed his he considered a Metca case law that allows such a tKlefense in rare instances and hers#xamined the transcript from , he hearing at which Sage was told not to possess a weapon. According to the defense the prosecution, it is pos- sible that Sage was unaware he could not possess a solution that will enable Pa- The electricity generation creditor claims. cific Gas and Electric Comps- and transmission, and natur- Under the plan, all valid ny to move out of Chapter 11 al gas transmission opera- creditor claims will be paid as a financially strong busi- tions currently under the Pa- in full, using a combination ness positioned to continue cific Gas and Electric Compa- of cash and long-term notes. safe, reliable and responsive ny will be pact of PG&E Cor- In total, the plan will provide delivery of gas and electricity poration. The common shares creditors with about $9.1 bil- to its customers, pay all valid of the reorganized Pacific Gas lion in cash and $4.1 billion in creditor claims in full, and do and Electric will be distrib- notes. so without asking for a rate uted to PG&E Corporation The vast majority of credi- increase or a state bailout," shareholders, tors--those with allowed said Robert D. Glynn, Jr., The electricity generation claims of $100,000 or less-- chairman of the Pacific Gas and transmission, and gaswill receive cash payments and Electric Company and transmission operations, for the full amount of their al- chairman, CEO and president when reorganized as new lowed claims on the effective of thePG&E Corporation. businesses under the PG&Edate of the plan. Most secured "And, the plan will enable us Corporation, will have the creditors will also receive 100 to provide long-term growth ability to issue debt that will percent of their allowed prospects to shareholders." be combined with new financ- claims in cash. The plan reorganizes the ing at Pacific Gas and Elec- Finally, unsecured credi- Pacific Gas and Electric Com- tric and used to help paytots with allowed claims in puny and the the PG&E Cor- creditors' claims. The plan al- excess of the $100,000 thresh- poration into two separate, so restructures certain exist- old will be paid 60 percent in stand-alone companies no ing debt and uses $3.3 billion cash and 40 percent in notes. longer affiliated with one an- in cash on hand to satisfy Following the restructuring, other. The reorganized Pacif- ic Gas and Electric Company will continue to own and op- erate the existing retail elec- tric and natural gas distribu- tion system. Tar O 3)YeeA Our hours are different Wed., Oct. 10 - OPEN 10 - 2 Thurs., Oct. ql - CLOSED Fri., OCt. 12 - OPEN 10 - 2 Sat., OCt. 13 - OPEN 10 - 5 Get: trees and shrubs now! Bulbs arriving soon! Kathy Pricer, 352 Pineleaf Drive Meadow Valley, CA 95956 (530) 283-2953 wn desl 'taff Writer ',ake. Superior Court Judge Ira R. needKaufman rejected a 30 p reenvHle man's request to i8-35!eave jail early. Ports Defense lawyer Janet Hilde 0643"tsked Kaufman last week to a conv!cted felon Herman :*pnetnov s jail time by less r e tw months. spliethof is scheduled to be :gr_ released near the end of No- te re ember' and Hilde asked for mV e defendant to be released ageast week. Kaufman said he was un- Filling to release Spliethof _, arly, calling Spliethof "a c m,artist " even though t JilT: request has Sheriff ;Mbe_n Gardner s support. 1 Hilde said that an early re- ,ease from jail would enable pliethof to find a job and ffleaitart paying ,000 P~= ~ere~ rest ill court- F[uel itution. "-,',,Ls. iethof is c. .uy year in jail as part of ve years of rob atmn and a L /: ,,v -ueu tour-year prison ~term. You may not own )our borne, buOou st#l nm/pro See me for details on State Farm's extensive coverage at an affordable price. Richard K. Stockton, CLU Agent tic. #0868653 65 West Main Street, Q ncy (53O) 2 SeS State Farm General Insurance Company t4o~ He was convicted o - Home Office: Bloomington, Illinois G i auping reenville woman out of $tatefarm.comm Oney over a two-year peri- is there~ Like a good neighbor, State Farm . ..... C0mmmde, afl0 Classes for Pare lhbles Communicate with your baby through touch... the language of love Who: Expectant ado tive foster arents of V Strengthens the parent/baby relation- e-te infants, 'and rents of i 'faPnts - birth to ship and bonding; excellent for both oPrl /etrawling. 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The Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the PG&E Cor- poration will be organized as follows: Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be a separate California corporation fo- cused on providing service to its customers in Northern and Central California. It will hold 70 percent of the current utility assets (in terms of book value) and will employ 16,000 people. The PG&E, Corporation, in addition to its existing Na- tional Energy Group busi- ness, will have three new businesses that will own and operate the electricity gener- ation, electricity transmis- sion and gas transmission op- erations formerly under the Pacific Gas and Electric Com- pany. I I The irresistible, one-of-a-kind flavor keeps them coming back for more. But don't take our word for it; come in and taste for yourself. Plumas Pines Shopping Center 283-2320 The owners and employees of Fuel Star/Union 76 and Beacon would like to show our continued support to the many families that are still missing loved ones in the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001. For the next two weeks, for every car that goes through our Union 76 car wash, we will donate S1.00 to the Red Cross Family Relief Fund, hoping to reach our goal of*500. Union 76 106 Crescent Street Quincy 283-2636 Beacon 98 E. Main St. * Quincy 283-1175