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Quincy, California
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October 6, 2010

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6A Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 , Feather River Bulletin " It sounds like the opening of a bad joke: How many people does it take to move a pumpkin? Quite a few -- if your pump- kin weighs 600 pounds Guy Hendricks of Quincy called in the troops to help move his giant gourd Thursday, Sept. 30. He was headed to Fair Oaks with the enormous vegetable Hen- dricks grew the pudgy pumpkin in his yard in downtown Quincy. Photos by Susie Schutt LIFE Agreement and AutoPay with Papedess Etillin iii Visit us online at: 530-284-1701 NETWORK AUTHORIZED IIETAILO Digital Home Advantage plan requires 24-month agreement and credit quatifca~0n. If se~ce is terminated before the end of agreement, a canceliati~l fee of $I 7.50/month remaining applies. Programming credits apply dudng first 12 [nonths: $10/me HD add-on fee waived for life of current account; requires 24-month Agreement, AutoPay with Paperioes Billing. 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FREE ELIGIBILITY SCALE (130% OF FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINES) 1tree I~ BRRf 11Kin $13,520 $1,127 ;S 564 $ 550 :': 18,200 759 700 27, o" 1,149 32,2402,687 1,344 1,240 REDUCED-PRICE J ELIGIBIUW SCALE (185% OF FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDEUNES) .36,920 3,077 1,539 1,420 . i~i~. 41,600 3,467 1,734 t ,600 46,280 3,857 1,929 1,780 $ 260 $19.240 $ 802 $ 740 $ 370 25,900 1,080 997 499 32,560 1,357 1,253 627 530 39,220 3,269 1,635 1,509 755 620 46,880 1,912 1,765 883 710 52,540 4,379 2,190 2,021 1,011 800 59,200 4,934 2,467 2~.77 1,139 890 65,860 5,499 . 2,745 2,534 1,267 * A house~d of one means a child who is his ~ her sole support. Foster children am one-mem~r ~ ~y ~ ~ ~m m ~ placement agency maintains legal responsibility for the child: Household is synonymous with family and means a group of related or unrelated ,ndividuals who am not residents of an inalitution or boarding house, but who are living as one economic unit sharing housing and all . significant income and expenses. THIS SCALE DOES NOT APPLY TO HOUSEHOLDS THAT RECEIVE FOOD STAMPS, KIN-GAP, OR FDPIR BENEFITS OR CHILDREN WHO ARE RECIPIENTS OF C~WORKS. THOSE CHILDREN ARE AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE FOR FREE MEAL BENEFITS The Sierra Cascade FamilyWork Opportunity and Re,ties is prohibited from dis- Opportunities has released sponsibility to Kids, Kin- criminating on the basis of information regarding theGAP, or enrolled in and race, color, national origin, Child and Adult Care Foodmeeting the low-income cri- " sex, age or disability. Program. teria of Head Start are auto- To file a complaint of dis- Free and reduced-price matically eligible for free crimination, write U.S.D.A., meals are available at partic- meals. Director, Office of Civil ipating centers for children For more information, Rights, Room 326.W, Whitten that meet approved eligibili- contact Linda Margaretic at Building, 1400 Independence ty criteria 80 Main St., in Quincy or call Avenue, SW, Washington, Children receiving bene- 283-1242. D.C., 20250-9410 or call (202) fits from programs such as In accordance with federal 720-5964 (voice and TCC). food stamps, Food Distribu- law and U.S. Department of The U.S.D.A. is an equal op- tion Program on Indian Agriculture policy, Sierra portunity provider and em- Reservations, California Cascade Family Opportuni- ployer. The 5th annual Sustain- Plumas County General Plan leased local foods cookbook, able Agriculture Workshop as it relates to agriculture. "Placer County Real Food," is coming up Friday, Oct 8, K12 educators will engagewill be available for Sale. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the in sessions on how to effec- Pre-register by calling the Plumas-Sierra County Fair- tively bring ag into the class- Feather River Land Trust at grounds:inQuincy, room. 283-5758 or by visiting Farmers and aspiring Representatives from the growers will benefit from a California Ag in the Class- Costs are $20 for adults, workshop about the nuts and room Foundation and the $10 for students, and $30 at bolts Of small-scale farm California Forest Founda-the door. Registration fee in- start-up presented by Cali- tion will present their cur- cludes continental breakfast fornia Farm Link arid a ses- riculum and offer free books and a full ltmdli.' Sion on marketing tools for and handouts for teachers. This event is coordinated local growers,presented by Keynote speaker Joanne by a partnership between the farmer Dan Macon and mar- Neft will share her wisdom Feather River Land Trust, keting guru JoanneNeft. gained from years of pio-Sustainable Feather River Other topics t include neering work with agricul- College, Plumas Rural Ser- strategies to tame noxious tural marketing in Placervices and the Plumas-Sierra weeds and updates on the County. Her recently re- Cooperative Extension. Home Delivery Call (530) 927-7030 or Email: mynewspaper@yahoo,com Check ..... Out Our [ PLUMASNEWS.COM W ile You walt guaranteed (plus Recycle Fee & Sales Tax) On most passenger cars & light trucks. Diesels extra. or less! 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