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12A Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 Feather River Bulletin WEEKLY GATHERINGS, Note: Due to the holiday, some of the following events may not be held. Contact the organizer to ver- ify events will take place as listed below. Thursday, Nov. 27 AA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Quincy Cribbage Group. Every Thurs 12:30 sharp. Come early and have lunch. Round Table Pizza. No dues or fees. Women's Support Group, Every Thurs 1-2 p.m Plumas Crisis Center, 591 Main St Quincy, Call 283- 5515. A1-Anon, 5:30 p.m United Methodist Church, upstairs in back. For families & friends of alcoholics. Boy Scouts Troop 130, 6:30" p.m LDS Church, 55 Bel- lamy Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. Blue Star Morns, 7 p.m Masonic Lodge, Harbison Street, Quincy." Explorer Post 81, Quincy Volunteer Fire Dept. Ex- plorer Program, meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. For info call Sarah Anderson, 530- 276-1503. Plumas Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition. Focused on reducing alco- hol, tobacco and other drug problems in Plumas County, 4th Thursdays, 1 p.m Court- house Annex, Quincy, plumasatodcoalition@yahoo .com. League of Women Voters, fourth Thurs 6 p.m. Quincy. Call for location: 530-283- 0795. Plumas County Republi- can Women, 4th Thurs. lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Loca- tions change monthly. March to November. Call Marlene Nelson, 836-1547. Friday, Nov. 28 AA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy, 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:00 p.m 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House. Quincy, Trap Shoot, I p.m adults only, Sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc Go- pher Hill site. Weather per- mitting. 283-1145. quincyshooting.com. AARP, at Mountain View Manor community room, 4th Sat 116 Circle Dr. 1 p.m. New members welcome. Call Greg Margason, 283-0686 for more info. Dinner at the Grange, Feather River Grange Hall, Quincy, 4th Fridays, 5 p.m. until food is gone. Fundraiser to restore the building. Call 283-2782 or 283-2930. Saturday, Nov. 29 NA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy, AA, 6 p~m. 260 County Hos- pital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Dukes of Plumas Crib- bage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m start play 11 a.m every Sat- urday at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg. Sunday, Nov. 30 NA, noon, 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy, NA, 5 p.m women only, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy, 1. You'll Save Gas 2, You'll Save Time 3. You'll Save Money 4, You'll Help Our Local Economy LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Precip Nov. 1749 15 -- Nov. 1846 15 -- Nov. 1949 17 -- 20 47 31 .25 Nov. 2148 38 .17 22 55 38 25 Nov. 2344 31 .01 Snow Total precipitation, July 1,2014, to date: 5.81" precip; snow 0" This date 2013: 3.66" precip, 0" snow. 2013-14 totals: 21.91" total precip, 7" snow. 2012-13: 37.93" total predp; 23.75" snow. (Weather year is July 1 to June 30) Compiled by Ron Trumbo LAKE LEVELS , Lake Almanor *Elevation tCurrent 4,476.56 1 Year Ago 4,480.69 Lake Almanor **Capacity lCurrent 707,711 1 Year Ago 803,527 Bucks Lake *Elevation 1Current 5,131.16 1 Year Ago 5,126.73 Bucks Lake **Capacity -I'Current 61,772 1 Year Ago 55,102 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. "l'Nov. 23, 2014 Nov. 24, 2013 Weather Forecast for Quincy Wednesday, Nov. 26 Sunrise ~03-Sunset 4:44 Patchy fog before 10am. Sunny, high near 56. Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after lOpm. Partly cloudy, low around 34. Saturday, Nov. 29 Sunrise 7:07--Sunset 4:43 Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, high near 44. 000 j ,3J" Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the Earth~M 180 Main St. P.O. Box 1956 Chester CA 96020 (530) 258-4228 m Professionals providing better science, better service, better results! ~= Saturday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, low around 32. Thumda~No 27 Sunrise 7:04--Sunset 4:44 Patchy fog before lOam. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near' Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, low around 33. Sunday, Nov. 30 Sunrise 7:08--Sunset 4:43 Rain likely. Cloudy, high near43. 000 Sunday Night: Rain. Cloudy, low around 31. Friday, Nov. 28 Sunrise 7:06--Sunset 4:43 A 20% chance of rain. Partly sunny, high near 50. Friday Night: A chance of rain. Cloudy, low around 31. Monday, Dec, 1 Sunrise 7:09--Sunset 4:42 Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, high near 39. Tuesday, Dec. 2 Sunrise 7:1 O-Sunset 4:42 MEETINGS AND CLUBS Monday, Dec. 1 Soroptimist International of Quincy, noon to I p.m. Moon's restaurant. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy, Rotary Club, Mineral Building, fairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon 6 p.m. Scoutmaster Jan Jensen, 283-2209 for loca- tion. Duplicate Bridge. Every Monday, 6:30 p.m Resource Center, Blairsden, corner of hwys 70 and 89. Call Ruth Bright, 836-1454 or Jackie Lucky, 836-2232. AA, 7 p.m Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St Quincy, 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Girl Scouts, all levels: Daisies, Brownies and Jun- iors, K-5 grades. First and third Mondays, 5:15 p.m Quincy Elementary. Cassie Cooper, Goo-~ -to:oloo. Tuesday, Dec. 2 Knitting and Crochet group, 12 p.m.-l:30 p.m Quincy library meeting room. All skill levels wel- come. For more info, Lynn Sheehy, 283-6310. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy, 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Bingo, every Tuesday, for residents of Country Villa Healthcare Center, Quincy, 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Coun- try Villa Pink Ladies. New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283-1616. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy, NA, 7 p.m Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St Quincy, Bible Study. (King James version) 7-8 p.m Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 55 Bellamy Lane, Quincy, Open to all. Bibles available. Call 530-953-7790 for more info. Wednesday, Dec. 3 Baby Bounce Story Time. Infants 0 to 24 months, Wednesdays 10 a.m Plumas County Library Quincy branch. 445 Jackson St. Preschool Storytime. Sto- ries, songs, crafts and games. 10:30 a.m Commu- nity Meeting Room, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St. For information, call the library, 283-6310. American Valley Toast- masters. Every Wed 12-1 p.m Plumas Bank Credit Administration building, 32 Central Ave Quincy. (Be- hind Safeway.) For more info, contact Kathy, 283-7618. Open to all interested in de- xrOlop~u =O 41.-.~.- ,~Xoo~l= ~.O =~ [ leadership skills. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy. 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836- 0446 for reservations. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Donna at noon to begin or continue the process of healing. Open to everyone. Call the church of- rice, 283-1740, for more info. Quincy Community Sup- per, 6 p.m. every Wed, United Methodist Church. Free. AA, 7 p.m Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St Quincy, 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. International Order of Rainbow Girls, 7 p.m Ma- sonic Temple, 1st & 3rd Wed. CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1953 E. Main, Mill Shopping Center, E. Quincy. Creek Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St E. Quincy. Chrisf the King Episcopal 283-0254, 545 Lawrence St Quincy. christthekingquincy.org Church of Christ 283-1191, 152 E. Jackson St Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 283-2170, 55 Bellamy Ln Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-1740, 282 Jackson St Quincy, quincyrnethodist.org Meadow Valley Community 283-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy Our Savior Lutheran 283-2546. Church & High Sts Quincy. Seventh-Day Adventist 310-2042 or 283-3092, 2333 Quincy. Pine St Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship Pete, 283:1613, or John, 927-7626, 59 Bell Ln Quincy. St. John's Catholic Church 283-0890, 176 Lawrence St Quincy. Starlight Missionary Baptist 2834 505, 171 Redburg Ave Quincy. First Baptist. 283-1160, 74 Reese St Quincy. fbcquincy.org. facebook.com/firstbaptistquincy Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260-8006, 2205 East Main St Quincy. At 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, November 11, an earthquake measuring M 3.9 occurred:at the Lassen Peak. The focal depth was 3.9 miles below the surface. It was widely felt from 0roville to Redding, to Susan- ville, but there were no reports of dam- age or injuries. The activity began on November 7 with a series of six Mls, then paused on November 8, surged on the 9th with 22 events and the 10th with 23 events, then shortly after midnight,the largest event occurred. It was followed by a robust aftershocks sequence and by the end of the reporting period, the sequence haclproduced 203 earth- quakes, including 54 M 2s but no more in the M 3 range. The sequence is ongoing. This was the first M 3 quake at Lassen Peak since 2001 and the largest since a robust swarm in 1953. The earthquake swarm in northern Washoe County, Nevada jumped into high gear, producing nearly 500 earthquakes, including eight M 4s and 68 M 3s. The larg- est jolts measured M 4.5 and M 4.6 and occurred November 7 and 12. Film premieres Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Executive Director Greg Williams introduces the film "Trail Stewards of the Lost Sierra" at its premiere in the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy on Nov. 20. In addition to detailing the beginnings of the stewardship, the film illustrated the group's growth and accomplishments in the past years. From left: Tara Stone, Henry O'Donnell, Marc "Cozmo" Cosbey, Troy Morrison and Williams. Obscured: Cody Clayton. Photo by James Wilson Sturgeon population struggles during severe drought Sturgeon in drought .Question." I have a question about sturgeon. Are they being negatively affected by the drought? Since sh]r eon ll Vtt UUUII &rqunu mllllOIlSOI years, they must have endured many droughts and so hopefully this drought will not hit them as hard as maybe some other species that are less hardy and more sensitive to changes. Is this true? --Anonymous Answer: That's an excellent question, but the answer is complicated. According to California Department of Fish and Wildlife Environmental Program Manager Marty Gingras, plenty of sturgeon in California will likely outlive this drought because of the state's adaptive management of white sturgeon harvest (green sturgeon is a threatened species so harvest is illegal) and protection from poaching. Sturgeon and salmon are anadromous species, but salmon mature and then die in just two to three years. By comparison, female sturgeon typically mature after 15-plus years, can spawn more than once (though not annually) and can live many decades. These characteristics mean that sturgeon are resilient, but it also means they can easily be overfished. California's sturgeon fisheries were (with minor exceptions) closed from 1901 through 1953 due to overfishing. Commercial harvest of white sturgeon is illegal and recreational harvest is now managed through area closures, bag limits, size limits and gear restrictions. Most sturgeon spawn in the Sacramento River and young-of-the.year fish migrate downstream to rear in the San Francisco Estuary. Large numbers of young sturgeon survive the migration only in years with nearly flooding Sacramento River flows during both winter and spring. For sturgeon it is as though 2014 is the eighth straight year of drought. Although a relatively good "cohort" of white sturgeon spawned in 2006 will soon be harvestable, we expect the CALIFORNIA OUTDOORS CARRIE WILSON California Dept of Fish & Wildlife CalOutdoors@wildlife.ca.gov fishery to decline substantially. Adaptive management of California's white sturgeon through predictable ebbs in abundance is key to conservation of the species and its fishery. Deer tag validation Question: If I take a legal buck on my own property, then tag and process it on site, do I need to get the tag validated since it will require me to transport the carcass off my property? --Ruth W. 'Answer: Yes. All deer must be validated even when taken on private property. Remember, Wildlife belong to the people of the state of California, not to the owners of land where animals live. The law states the animal's tag must be validated regardless of where taken and may not be transported initially except for the purpose of taking it to be validated (Fish and Game Code, section 4341). Dorado limits Question: I went fishing out of San Diego twice this fall. The first time we fished in California waters off San Clemente Island and the second time we fished in Mexican waters. I understand the daffy bag limit for dorado in Mexico is two fish, but can't find it in the regulations booklet for California. 'What is it? --Chuck K. Answer: Dorado do not have a specific bag limit in California and so they fall under the general bag limit of 10 fish of any one species with no more than 20 finrish in combination of all species (California Code of Regulations, Title 14, section 27.60(a)). Come join us at the Quincy El s Lodge 2004 E. Main St Quincy Thursday, November 27 Cost: donations only* No host bar dinner served at 3pm Open to Veterans, Elks, Elk widows, friends, guests and anyone who has no one to share the day *Donations go to the Elks Christmas Food Baskets t t 1