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1, We,0esday. Oct ,7 2001 From Page One Football... Continued from page 1A that has historically sur- vived on its academic re- pute. But advocates of the plan, including Thein and others, contend that football is a ra- tional and honorable means of attracting students. "We want to recruit quality kids," Thein said. Support from others Thein has the support of retired FRC instructor John Gallagher and high school football coach Tom Goss. "This program could be great," said Gallagher, a for- mer college-level football coach. "This is k great oppor- tunity." Goss, who coaches Quincy High School's junior varsity squad, said a college team would be "a positive thing for the community." The study outlines the ra- tionale for turning to sports, noting that more student ath- letes than ever before are turning to junior colleges. The study also noted that the number of high school athletes who asked the col- lege last year whether it fields a football team is greater than the number of students it lost during the past three years. Football is best draw The study also concluded that football, rather than oth- er sports, is the best draw of all. Men's soccer, for example, would bring in only 18 new students, while a women's squad would attract only 15. A men's wrestling squad would bring in 33 coilege stu- Continued from page 1A dents, the study says -._ "Fo ...... .... w"" b ee ronmental documents used to [ty ~t tlUUllt~, UUlU " • • ].,red t"~ p~r h. -~ ~..~,,L. +,~..~ --create zt were inadequate. v ,, .... s .............. Initially, the county lost its lib Continued from page 1A no supervision for his re-in- troduction to life outside prison. The nearest federal parole officer is located in Redding, which is a 3.5 hour drive from Portola ingood condi- tions, and a much longer trip during the winter. "It is obvious to us that the theory of direct supervision and periodic and random pa- role visits will not occur in Cross county would attract only seven new students, while alpine skiing would draw too few students to cal- culate. In contrast, football would bring in 53 students, the study states. Many of those athletes would be drawn from Neva- da, whose students benefit from a college policy that al- lows them to pay the same fee as California students. Other California schools charge Nevada students nearly four times more. "It would be a huge attrac- tion for Nevada kids," Thein said. No growth is deadly Thein said that the impact of a football team would be similar to the baseball pro- gram, which has brought in new students while causing little disruption. That would be especially true if the college used what Thein called the "fool-proof search process" that pro- duced the hirir g of the school's baseball and basket- ball teams' coaches. Thein said football--and the increase in students it would cause--would be a great addition to the college. "I know that no growth," he explained, "is going to kill US." argument in California Supe- rior Court. However, the Third District Court of Ap- peal overturned that decision and sided with Plumas Coun- ty and its co-plaintiffs. In fact, the appellate court's decision went far be- yond the expectations of the county. The appellate court agreed with the county's argument and rebuked the Department Attorney optimistic about ti J of Water Resources for per- mental document and pay the Both sides are] petuating bad land-use deci- legal fees of the county and ing a "conce sions based on expectations the environmental groups,ment." Rossmaa that the state water contract When the Department of county has some will ultimately deliver 4.2 Water Resources took the but was unable million acre feet of water per case to the California on them further. year. Supreme Court, the court de- Still, Rossman The court also ruled that clined to hear it. that an a the county and environmen- Rather than return to reached. tal organizations had valid court, both sides consented to While reasons to challenge the work with two state appoint- that it might transfer of a groundwater ed mediators. Since March, quicker to retired superior court judge court, he said bank from the state to a wa- Daniel Weinstein, and David tion, "the ter agency. Nawli, a former counsel for everybody more.' The court ordered the De- the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Time will partment of Water Resources have been working with the pects a decision to prepare a new environ- two sides, ment by the end Disney's case and the ab- sence of appropriate and im- mediate parole intervention will cause a safety issue to the people of our community that residents in other, more accessible and urban areas are not subjected to," the council stated. The letter concluded by saying the safety of the city's residents is of the utmost im- portance to the council and it feels the lack of supervision available to Disney in Porto- la would jeopardize the safe- ty of the entire community. By Dobra Coates enjoyed fighting for the inter- work to see that the work is Quincy Library Managing EOitor ests of this region in the completed in the forest, wise, isn't The results of the 2000 cen- House of Representatives." According to Herger's of-will continue sus not only changed the lo- One of those interests isfice, that won't change. "The Library Group cal supervisorial districts, it the Quincy Library Group.people of Plumas will have County." changed the congressional As for Doolittle, t districts as well. the congressman I On Jan. 1, 2003, Plumas am disappointed to hear been supportive County will no longer be part Library Group of the 2nd Congressional Dis- may no re re- sues facing Plu] trict, represented by Wally Prior to 1992, Herger; instead, the county sel my friem alon$ the east- ty was part of the' will be part of the 4th Con- and Herger gressional District, repre- ern IIJ part of my district, counties he now1 sented by John Doolittle. But, for the Plumas County isn't alone, have enjoyed figl ing for the H erger will Modoc, Lassen, Sierra and represent Plumasl Nevada counties, as well as of r on in the As will the city of Oroville, will now Aanestad. be in the 4th district. While House of Re r sel iv s. term limits Herger is losing those areas, within the he is gaining Tehema, Co- will run for lusa, Glenn, and Sutter coun- Wally Herger while a new ties, as well as part of Yolo Congressman will be elected County. trict Assembly "I am disappointed to hear Republican that I may no longer repre- Herger introduced the legis- two congressmen working Chico city sent my friends along the lation to implement the for them," aide Alex Oehler former mayor, eastern most part of my dis- group's plan, fought for its said. announced trict," Herger said. "I have passage, and continues toBill Coates, founder of the the position. Congressman Wally Herg- viduals affected by the at- attacks are having on ourand Recovery er, a member of the House tacks on America. The men- economy." immediate Committee on Ways and sure will now go to the floor Herger continued, "We arefamilies by Means, voted to approve the of the House for passage,facing an economic crisis, fective date "Economic Security and Re- "The attacks of Sept. 11,This stimulus package deliv- marginal rate covery Act of 2001," which of- 2001, altered forever the way ers assistance by jump-start- spring's tax bill. fers immediate assistance to Americans go about their ing the economy in the vides increased strengthen the economy, daily lives." Herger said. "As short-term, spurring eco-ment and health Specifically, the bill gives we now engage in a war onnomic growth and creatingstates where a helping hand to the hun- terrorism, we must immedi- jobs." Sept. 11 caused dreds of thousands of indi- ately address the impact the The Economic Security in the number FREE Satellite TV System! FREE Basic Installation! 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