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1Ok Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 Feather River Bulle-Un COMMUNIT v CORNER WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, Dec. 4 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- chard 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&apos;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 Bellamy Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. Blue Star Morns, 7 p.m., Ma- sonic Lodge, Harbis0n Street, Quincy. Peripheral Neuropathy Sup- port Group. 1 p.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 298 East High St., Quincy. For more info call Stacey, 283-3702. First Thurs- days. Lions Club, 1st & 3rd Thurs- days, noon, Moons restaurant, Quincy. Call 283-0495. Plumas District Hospital Vol- unteers, 1st Thurs., St. John's Parish Hall, noon. 283-0474 for info. Second Horizon Club, Vet- eran's Hall, 1 p.m. 1st & 3rd Thurs. Children's Storytime, 3:30 p.m., 1st Thursdays, no charge, activities and the reading of a sto Epilog Books, Main Street, Quincy. Adult must be present. Plumas District Hospital Regular Board Meeting. First Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. in the Ad- ministration Conference Room at PDH. Feather River Grange, monthly meeting, Grange Hall, Quincy, next to State Farm of- rice. First Thurs., 7 p.m. For more info, call John, 927-8879. Plumas County Fish & Game Commission, Vets Hall, 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:00 p.m., 260 County Hospi- tal Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Precip Snow Nov. 24 45 28 .... Nov. 25 50 24 .... Nov. 26 51 24 .... Nov. 27 57 30 .... Nov. 28 61 23 .... Nov. 29 52 24 .34 -- Nov. 30 46 -- .48 -- Nov. averages: Hi: 54.85; Lo: 29.1. Total predp for month: 2.5 inches Dec. 1 -- 40 .37 -- Total precipitation, July 1,2014, to date: 7" precip; snow 0" This date 2013: 3.66" precip, 0" snow. 2013-14 totals: 21.9 total precip, 7' snow. 2012-13: 37.93" total precip; 23.75" snow. 0Neather year is July 1 to June 30) Compiled by Ron Trumbo NARFE, Feather River Chapter No. 2236. 1st Fri., noon. Federal employees, spouses, guests, wel- come. Call for details on loca- tion, Dick Castaldini 283-1349, or Greg Margason 283=0686. Saturday, Dec. 6 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- chard House. Quincy. AA, 6 p.m. 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Dukes of Plumas Cribbage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play 11 a.m., every Saturday at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg. Sunday, Dec. 7 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- chard House. Quincy. NA, 5 p.m., women 0nly, 260 County Hospital Road, Court- house Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site. Weather per- mitting. Every other Sunday. Adults 10 am, Juniors 11 am. 283-1145. quincyshooting.com. Monday, Dec. 8 Soroptimist International of Quincy, noon to I p.m. Moon's restaurant. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House, Quincy. Rotary Club, Mineral Build- ing, fairgrounds, noon. Call 283- 2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., 6 p.m. Scoutmaster Jan Jensen, 283-2209 for location. Duplicate Bridge. Every Mon- day, 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. Masons Lodge #60, meets 2nd Man., Quincy Masonic Hall, 7:30 p.m. Quincy Reading Group, 2nd Mon., (Sept.-May) 7 p.m., pri- vate residence in Quincy. Free, LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation 1Current 4,476.75 1 Year Ago 4,480.74 Lake Almanor **Capacity "[Current 712,024 1 Year Ago 804,920 Bucks Lake *Elevation 1Current 5,130.84 1 Year Ago 5,125.97 Bucks Lake **Capacity 1Current 61,285 1 Year Ago 54,021 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. l-Nov.30,2014 Dec. 1,2013 Weather Forecast for Quincy Wednesday, Dec. 3 Sunrise 7:11-Sunset 4:42 100% chance showers. High near 46. '   .....;.. Wednesday Night: 90% chance showers. Low around 38. Saturday, Dec. 6 Sunrise 7:13--Sunset 4:42 . I I A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, high near 47. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Thursday, Dec. 4 Sunrise 7:11--Sunset 4:42 50% chance of showers, mainly before 4pro. Mostly cloudy, high near 47. b Thursday Night: A 30% chance of showers, mainly after l Opm. Mostly cloudy, low around 34. Sunday, Dec. 7 Sunrise 7:14--Sunset 4:42 Partly sunny, with a high near 47.  Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, low around 30. Friday, Dec. 5 Sunrise 7:12--Sunset 4:42 4 /  /4 ,z A 30% chance showers. Mostly cloudy, high near 47. Friday Night: Slight chance showers. Mostly cloudy, low around 33. Monday, Dec. 8 Sunrise 7:15--Sunset 4i42 Slight chance showers. Partly sunny, high near 48. 'Tuesday, Dec. 9 Sunrise 7:16-Sunset 4:42 call Mary Weddle, 283-5351. Come prepared to discuss book. Feather River 4-H, 2nd Mon., 6:15 p.m., Mineral Bldg, Fair- grounds, Quincy. Cindy Ed- wards, 263-5384, for more into. Tuesday, Dec. 9 Knitting and Crochet group, 12 p.m.-l:30 p.m., Quincy library meeting room. All skill levels welcome. For more info, Lynn Sheehy, 283-6310. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880- 3880. Bingo, every Tuesday. for resi- dents of Country Villa Health- care Center, Quincy. 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Country Villa Pink Ladies. New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283- 1616. Overeaters Anonymous meet- ing, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex- Or- chard House, Quincy. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Bible Study. (King James ver- sion) 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. Coffee Express, hosted by IHSS Public Authority, In- home caregivers & receivers welcome. 2nd Tues., 10 a.m., Mountain View Manor, Quincy. For info call (866) 577-6331. Plumas Talespinners. Free storytelling group. Public li- brary' 445 Jackson St., Quincy. 7- 8:30 p.m. 2nd Tuesdays. 283-1913 or 284-6393. For adults 18 and over. Wednesday, Dec. 10 Baby Bounce Story Time. In- fants 0 to 24 months, Wednes- days 10 a.m., Plumas County Library Quincy branch. 445 Jackson St. Preschool Storytime. Stories, songs, crafts and games. 10:30 a.m., Community Meeting Room, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St. For information, call the library, 263-6310. American Valley Toastmas- ters. Every Wed., 12-1 p.m., Plumas Bank Credit Adminis- tration building, 32 Central Ave., Quincy. (Behind Safeway.) For more info, contact Kathy. 283-7618. Open to all interested in developing their speaking and leadership skills. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital ROad, Courthouse Annex- Orchard House, Quincy. 24-hour into: (877) 880- 3880. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836-0446 for reserva- tions. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Donna at noon to begin or continue the process of heal- ing. Open to everyone. Call the church office, 283-1740, for more info. Quincy Community Supper, 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. American Valley 4-H, Mineral Building, 6:30 p.m., 2nd Wed. Margie, 263-1443. Plumas Chapter OES 246, Ma- sonic Temple, 7:30 p.m., 2nd Wed. Women's Cancer Support Group, 2nd Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, room at rear of church, 298 East High St., Quincy. For more info, call Judy, 283-1008. Quincy/Plumas Computer Users Group, 7-9 p.m., 259 Jackson St., Quincy. 283-2542. 2nd Wed. Elks meeting, Elks Lodge, Hwy. 70, E. Quincy, social 5:30 p.m.; dinner 6:30 p.m.; meeting 7:30 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Wed. Plumas County Mental Health Commission 2nd Wed., Quincy library, noon-2 p.m. Public invited. Location may sometimes change, call 283-6307 or 283-0782 to confirm. CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1953 E. Main, Mill Creek Shopping Center, E. Quincy. Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St., E. Quincy. Christ 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 Beliamy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-1740, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, quincymethoclist.org First Baptist. 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. fl:CCluincy.org. facebook,com/firstbaptistquincy 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 Pine St., Quincy. 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 283-1505, 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy. Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260-8006, 2205 East Main St., Quincy. 3.9 2.6 2.8 2.6 NW Nevada- 12:35 a.m. 10:52 p.m. %:._m. 2:55._ earthquake 11/11 11/12 = I11/1 11112 2.6 . ' 2.7 warm surges! ,:30p.m. \\; .e/ / t 3:42 a.m. 499 events, 11,12   :ltly 17 / //11/10 :a M4: 2.8 , 3:41 a.m. '= Redding  "liSusanvill e Ii I | 11:01 p.m. ,=, //" heser ,e j, 11/7 f-- \\; 3:13a.m. I/,\\;-'    I>ortol " h I 11/11 Y ' - C.'lico \\; . l ' !I I 1.1 2:54 p.m " / .-. 00eoo. / = .-,-?- / Tfu00 "  (" 7- /Tfi il.  Magnitude. ] , ,.3 . .,., ., . ",. O] i 2 O ':1 04+ 3. l:O(/pm. I l/P8 m. I &l ]:11611a4m" 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 Reddincj, 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 larcjest event occurred. It was followed by a robust aftershocks sequence and by the end of the reporting period, the sequence had produced 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 larcj- est jolts measured M 4.5 and M 4.6 and occurred November 7 an 12. Angel tree program helps families in n00.00ed The Plumas County Sheriffs Employees' Association's Needy Children's Christmas program is in full swing once again, reports organizer Becky Grant, from the Plumas County Sheriffs Office. "Names of families and kids needing assistance are coming in," said Grant. "Anyone requesting to sign up for assistance can still mail in the form sent out to all Plumas County residents or you can come to the sheriffs office and fill out .the form. All recipients are also automatically put in for a food basket from Community Assistance Network." In the Quincy area, the group has set up an angel tree at American Valley Hardware in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center. Donors may choose an angel ornament from the tree and purchase gifts for the child described on it. Toy drop-off boxes are also located at the Plumas County Elections Office in the courthouse, Dollar General, Plumas County Animal Shelter, NAPA Auto Parts and the sheriffs office at 1400 E. Main St. Distribution of toys and coats will be held Dec. 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the sheriffs office. "We will take toy donations through Christmas Eve to help fill any last-minute requests that come through," said Grant. Distribution of the food baskets from CAN will be held Dec. 20, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at St. John's Parish Hall; and Dec. 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the CAN food bank located at ]76 Lawrence St. The last day to sign up for a food basket is Dec. 17. Cookie contest returns The opportunity for home bakers to show off their secret family recipes is approaching with the Holiday Cookie Contest set to take place during the 50th annual Wassail Bowl at the Plumas County Museum on Dec. 12. Bakers who wish to enter must pick up an entry form at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce office located inside Plumas Bank and return it filled out by Friday, Dec. 5. Entrants need to bring at least 36 cookies to the Wassail Bowl by 4 p.m. Dec. 12. Voting will take place during the event and the winner will be announced at the end. For more information contact the chamber at 283-0188. Continuing a family tradition, Ava Hagwood visits withl Santa at last year's holiday craft fair. Santa will be on hand again this year for photos when Eta Alpha hosts its 39th annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Serpilio Hall at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Visitors may do Christmas shopping and I participate in a 50/50 giveaway. Last year's winner took. home over $800. Photo by Kim Eliason Craft show Saturd00iy: It's a family affair In this blast from the past, Ava joins her brothers Austin and Garrett with Santa at the Eta Alpha fair. She and her. brothers, who are away at college now, have been having their photos taken with Santa every year since she was a baby. Photo submitted l '" Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. ,,t' llOC" Scientists of the Earth r< 180 Main St. P.O. Box 1956 * Chester CA 96020 (530) 258-4228 Professionals providing better science, better service, better results!