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., Vitals/Community News ~uiiet, n, er~ress,ve, el Former Keddie.resident Ry Dol m Coates Managing Editor Tonight, one of Plumas County's own will debut in the WB Network's "Felicity" at 9 p.m. Julianne Steger, 21, grew up in Keddie. She attended Quincy Elementary School, was home schooled, and spent her sophomore year at Quincy High School. Now, she calls Venice, Calif., home, just 20 minutes from the set of "Felicity." The show, starring Kerri Russell, is a one-hour drama about college life. Steger is joining the cast as a new freshman in the dorm. In a telephone interview, Steger talked about how a girl from Keddie lands a role on a major television show. After high school, Steger headed south to attend Santa Monica Community College. One night, she attended a party wRh some friends who were in the entertainment in- dustry. "This guy came up to me and said he was a talent scout and he had been watching me all evening," Steger said. "But, I didn't know if he was hitting on me, or ff he was for real." He was the real thing---a talent scout from the Endeav- or Talent Agency. Soon, Steger found herseff going on auditions. She taped a national commercial for Co- ca-Cola and appeared in an 'NSync video. She has done print modeling for Mervyn's, Macy's and Skechers. Steger is 5'8" with blue eyes and blonde hair. Well, it used to be blonde. Just one week before audi- tioning for the part in "Felici- ty," Steger dyed her hair brown. She did it because "everyone in L.A. is blonde." Steger said that often, she'd read for a role, and hear "We love her, but she's so cute." Wanting to land "roles with substance," Steger went brunette. Ironic the producers of "Felicity en ,ts|Ofletl blonde for Steger's character. "Gabby is supposed tO be hip, young and kind of ditsy," Steger said of her character. The initial casting call drew from 250 to 300 girls. They read for a casting direc- tor, who narrowed the list to roughly two dozen. Steger received a coveted "call back" and read for the director and producers. crew sends other sailors By od,, Mete.aft Staff Writer Returning from his ninth annual ship's reunion in Reno, Twain resident James Robbins has a new mission-- challenging members of other destroyers to help raise funds for sailors killed when the Pentagon was attacked Sept. 11. Forty-four sailors were killed inside the Pentagon when an airliner hijacked by terrorists flew directly into the building. And, as former members of the U.S.S. Floyd B. Parks DD884, a Naval destroyer, met in Reno recently, they knew they wanted to do their part to contribute donations for those sailors who had died. The 104 former members of the Parks raised $2,000, Rob- bins said. And with 3,000 members of other destroyers out there, Robbins has been doing his part to send out a challenge to thetn to also con- tribute. Calling the battleships from World War II and later years "tin can destroyers," Robbins said "We're hoping we're the first and others will follow." Robbins said he sent out notices to military newslet- ters inviting former destroy- er sailors to also donated to the cause. "We're hoping this will have the snowball effect," he said. Donations are being sent to the Navy/Marine Corp. Relief Fund in Arlington, Va. rs on TV Photo submitted Jullanno Stoger, a former Quincy resident, will debut on the WB network show "Felicity" tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 9 p.m. "I went in three times; itin with her managers and au- was very nervewracking," ditioning for other roles. The Steger said of the experience, day of this interview, she But the producers liked her read for a new Steven Spiel- on-camera chemistry with berg movie starring Tom her costars and she got the Hanks and Leonardo Di- part. Caprio. Then, she went to work. But, it's not all work. Ste- "You're so busy here trying get finds time to relax with to get a job that you forget her roommates and friends, .what it means when you ac- including Quincy transplants tually get a role," Steger said. Erica Perdue, who is attend- For the first week of shoot- ing UCLA, and Lindsey ing, it meant reporting to the Kimzey, who is also working studio at 5 a.m. and leaving at as an actress and model. about 6 p.m. Her shooting Steger's mother, Suzanne, schedule will vary with the and her brother, Sonny, still amount of time her character live in Quincy. Suzanne said appears each week. she is looking forward to see- When she's not working on ing her daughter on screen. the show, Steger is checking lllll 7S Herb had just recently moved to Chester, due to his health condition, from Oak- dale, where he had lived for four years. Before that, he lived in Fremont for over 40 years. Herb retired from Lock- heed Aerospace Corp. after 40 years as a mechanical engi- neer. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II, flying P-38s in the Pacific Theater. He continued to serve his country during the Korean Conflict, leaving the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 1957 at the rank of major. Herb was a talented wood- crafter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores, in 1984, and two sisters. Survivors include his son, Randy Hase, of Fremont; daughter, Lori Herzog, of the Lake Almanor Peninsula; sis- ter, Josephine DaM, of Beaver Dam, Wis.; and god- son, Steven Nieve, of Fre- mont. A celebration of Herb's life, along with military graveside honors, will be held Wednes- day, Oct. 10, at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Receiv- ing Chapel in Hayward. The family requests any do- nations in Herb's memory be made to Sierra Hospice, c/o Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Alexander Christian Hagman Alexander Christian Hag- man was born at 11:02 p.m. Oct. 3, 2001, at Plumas Dis- trict Hospital to Nicholas and Angela Hagman, of Portola. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Maternal grandparents are William M. and Elsie R. Thompson, of Portola. Pater- nal grandparents are Linda L. Lind and James L. Hag- man. Great-grandparents are Robert Hagman, of Colfax, and Dorothy Lind, of Long Beach. Alexander joins his three- year-old sister, Julia Elise, at home. The family of Margy Way would like to thank everyone for the cards, prayers, food and loving support received during her recent illness and passing. All of you helped make a difficult time much easier. Thank you all so much. Dave and Jackie Amos Peter and Jenny Melhus Joe and Heather Way The family of Joan Waits would like to express heart- felt thanks to all who sent flowers and condolences dur- ing our recent loss. A special thanks to the United Methodist Church women for providing a lovely buffet. Family of Burl Waits Doris Scruggs Chloe Rose Elizabeth Momlay Chloe Rose Elizabeth Mon- day was born at 10:48 a.m. Sept. 24, 2001, at Seneca Healthcare District Hospital, to David and Julie Monday, of Chester. The newborn weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20- 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jerrold and Elizabeth Aber- nathy, of Groton, S.D. Pater- nal grandparents are the late Richard and Geraldine Mon- day. Maternal great-grand- mother is Teresa Messmer, of Salina, Kan. Chloe joins siblings, Justin, Jessica, Emily and Ethan at home. The Indian Valley Fire Rescue would like to thank the people who contributed to and supported the spaghetti feed in honor of the fallen firemen and officers in New York and at the Pentagon. Al- so, a. special thank you to all of the volunteers who donated their time to help. 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