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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 11A Joshua Sebold Anderson said there were Staff Writer several stakes in the ground jsebold@plumasnews.com and large holes where other stakes had been removed. She Marie Anderson, presidentexplained this created a dan- of the Plumas County Horse- gerous situation for both man's Association and a 4-H horse and rider. horse leader for AmericanThe PCHA president said Valley 4-H, appeared before the ground was packed solid, the fair board recently to ad- which also made it difficult dress her concerns about up- for horses to perform safely. keep of the arena. Maintenance Supervisor She said the quality of the Oran Morrison told her the footing was quickly goingequipment used to prepare the downhill, surface needed some work but Several other horse enthusi- should be ready to go soon. asts addressed the board with He also said the rodeo group her, complaining they hadthat used the facility' before had an event about a month the horse riders had obviously before and found the arena to failed to return the premises be in bad shape the night be- to their previous condition, fore. Morrison mentioned he had been gone that week and vious fair manager Billy Cox. was being rewarded, requests for storage this year couldn't check the facilities in Powers felt that a new man- Fair board chairman and and might be able to accom- between events, ager, hired with a new job de- Supervisor-elect Terry Swof- modate the request if it made Anderson was also con- scription that was in theford also assured the horse sense fiscally. cerned that camping and works at the time, would be riders the new master calen- The riders said they housing animals was destroy- more on top of these issues, dar would help prevent their wouldn't require lights and ing the arena floor. The horse enthusiasts sug- events being scheduled at the might be able to get a portable Interim Fair Manager Bill gested some of the money same time car racers were latrine donated, possibly mak, Powers joined the conversa- gained by renting out the are- camping there or practicing, ing the idea a money-generat. tion, conjecturing that this na should be put back into its Powers added the American ing proposal instead of a drain was yet another issue where upkeep. Valley Speedway contract on resources. the fairgrounds would need to The interim manager could be cancelled if the race Board members have listed make sure the new fair man- agreed there should be more group abused its access to the both of those expenses as be- ager enforces contracts and specific language in arena fairgrounds in a fashion that ing a problem in the past. The punishes those who violate contracts because some ofinterfered with other events, board agreed to have its inter- them, particularly in the case its uses detracted from other Th e riders also asked theim use committee look into of repeat offenders, uses. board if the SPI Pavilion could the idea. He also tried to reassure the Anderson said putting men- be used for a winter riding fa- The horse group urged horse riders by telling them ey back into the arena would cility, as it had been in the them to hurry, as they felt this problem occurred while encourage people to hold past. fewer people would sign up if the fairgrounds was recover- events there because theyMorrison agreed the fair- half the winter was over by ing from the fallout with pre- would feel like their initiative ground was receiving fewerthe time the program began. COMMUNITY CORNER COMMUNITY CALENDAR Thursday, Dec. 18 Cub Scout Pack 151, variousQuincy. Social time: 4-5:30 p.m.; AA, noon, 260 County Hospital times & locations. Tabias Hammons, meeting, 5:30-7 p.m. Cost for Road, Courthouse Annex - 283-2976. pizza. 3rd Thurs. Orchard House. Quincy. Quincy Playgroup, free, children Commission on Aging, 1 p.m. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 0-5 yrs & caregivers. 10-11:30 284-7206. 3rd Thurs. each 2nd 282 Jackson, upstairs in back. a.m , Episcopal Church, 545month, rotates between the four Women's Support Group, Lawrence St., Quincy. Sponsored nutrition sites. Every Thurs., 1-2 p.m., Plumas by Plumas Rural Services/Family Quincy Crazy Quilters, 3rd Crisis Center, 591 Main St., Network. Call 283-0866or283- Thurs., 6 p.m., St. John's Quincy. Call 283-5515. 4453 for info. Catholic Church, 176 Lawrence Lions Club, noon at Moon's, Women's Gatherings, every St. Business meeting, quilting de- Quincy. Call 283-0495 Thurs., 5:30-7 p.m., location varies, mo or activity, show & tell, re- Al-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United For more info, call 283-0859. freshments. Call 283-1851. Methodist Church, upstairs in Women's Circle, Thurs, 6-7:30 Juvenile Justice Commission, back. For families & friends of p.m., PRS offices, 711 #. Main noon, every 3rd Thurs., 1446 E. alcoholics. St., 283-0866. Main, Quincy. Open to public. Women's Circle, 6-7:30 p.m., Second Horizon Club, Veter-Vikki Tuck, 283-1136, for more PRS offices, 711 E. Main, Quincy, an's Hall, 1 p.m. 1st & 3rd Thurs. info. 283-0866. Plumas County Search & Res-Mountain Readers book Troop 130, 7 p.m., Church of cue, 7 p.m., Mineral Building, group, meets monthly on the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Plumas County Fairgrounds. 3rd 3rd Thursday at 11 a.m. in the 283-3953. Thurs. conference room of the Quincy Quincy Explorers, 7 p.m., People 1st, self-advocacy for Library. For more information e- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- people with developmental dis- mail: gconner530@msn.com day Saints. Call 283-3218. abilities. Round Table Pizza, Today's Weather 36/22 38/30 41124 43/29 47/34 A few c[oucls. H~gns A few snow show- Mix of rain and sno~ Times of sun and Rain and sno~ In the mid 30s and"~ ors. Highs In the uo- showers. HIgI~ in clouds. Highs in the ~t~wem. Highs~f lows in the low 20s. per 30s and lows in low 40s and lows in the upper 40s and the low 30s. in the mid 20s. the uDDer 20s.lows in the mid 30S. Sundae Sunset Sunrise SunsetSunrise Sun~, Sundse Sunset Sunrise Sunset 7:20 AM 4:40 PM 7:21 AM 4:41 PM 7:21 AM 4:41 PM 7:22 AM 4:42 Pf 7:~2 AM 4:42 PM . California At A Glance Moon Phases Full Last Dec 12 Dec 19 Dec 27 Jan 4 UV Index Wed12/17 ~ Low kiwi Thu 1 1e I11 Low r--1 42/29 Fri 12/19 L~J Low I--'1 Sat 12/20 ~J Low r~l Sun 12/21 ~ Low The UV Index s mulRwea o a 0-11 numoer scant, with a higher UV Index San Die st~wlngtheneedfor reater|l~pm- tee,ion, 0 :.::~ 11 56/46 Area Cities mini, ,r ..... ::=, iiTfll Anaheim 56 38 ot sunny Modeeto 49 31 ms, sunny Salinsa 52 38 sunny Bakeraheld 42 29 pt sunny Mojave 45 24 ptlunnySanBernordlno 54 33 cloudy Barstow 46 22 pt sunny Monterey 53 40 sunny San Diego 58 46 rain Blythe 56 35 rain Nsadies 49 37 rain San Francisco 49 37 sunny Chico 43 28 mm sunny Oaklar~ 50 37 xunny San Joee 51 37 sunny Costa Mesa 56 42 rain Palmclale 44 24 pt eunny Santa Barbara 55" 35 pt sunny El Centro 60 33 ram Pasadena 5g 36 pt sunny Stockton 46 31 sunny Eureka 45 38 rain Redding 49 32 mixed Suoarwllle 27 13 ptsunny Fresno 45 28 pt sunny Riverside 49 33 mixed Truckee 26 10 rnst sunny LOS Angeles 56 38 pt sunny Sacramento 46 30 sunny Vklalia 45 29 pl sunny National Cities iEm m Atlanta 68 55 ram Hou~on 72 63 cloudy Phoenix 51 37 mm -- Boston 39 32 mixed Los Angels 56 38 ot sunny San Francisco 49 37 sunny Chicago 24 17 cloudy Minim, 78 65 I~ sunny Seattle 34 22 snow Daltas 66 62 cloudy Midnal.ookl7 -8 flumes St. Loukl 37 29 clou0y Denver 31 18 ptaunnyNewYont 4[2 38 ram Weehington. OC 51 46 rain &!'' Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the Earth~M 180 Main St. P.O. Box 1956 Chester CA 96020 (S30)258-4228 See an archive of past earthquake reports at advancedqeoloq~c.com ~O05 American Profile Hometown Content ~etvce Friday, Dec. 19~ NA, 6:30 p.m., 260 County Hos- pital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy.. AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy. AA, 8 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House. Quincy.. Saturday, Dec. 20 NA, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, upstairs in back, 282 Jackson St., Quincy AA, 8 p.m Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., upstairs in back, Quincy. Sunday, Dec. 21 NA, 7 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Or- chard House, Quincy. Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site, 11 a.m., weather per- mitting. Call 283-1145. Every other Sun. Monday, Dec. 22 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 meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse An- nex - Orchard House, Quincy. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church in Regional "7 5 0 Previous week 12 2 0 The number of earthquakes declined from the prew0us week, falling to the fewest in 10 weeks; The intensity of seis- micity increased, however, posting the highest number in three months. The largest earthquake measured I~ 2.8 and occurred during the dinner hour on Tuesday, December 9. It was centered along the southeastern margin of Sierra Valley near Lombardi Point. It passed without any official reports. It was prob- ably centered along the along the Hot Springs Fault. Earthquakes are caused by the abrupt rock movement along a fault. This causes the rocks to fracture. which often remains open and allows for heated water to rise to the surface. This appears to he the case for Hot Springs Fault. which gets its name for creating the Marble Hot Springs located in the west-central portion of Sierra Valley. A M 2.6 temblor was recorded northeast of Red Bluff near Dales. = With Holiday Season approaching, remember that earthquake safety sup- plies make great life-saving gifts. CHURCHES Center for Spdtual Living Church of Christ First Baptist Reverend Hannah Rothlin P.O. Box 628, 152 E. Jackson St., Quincy Pastor George Tarleton. 283-1160 Quincy Grange Hall, 55 West Main St., 283-1191, email:qoofc@psln.com. 74 Reese St., Quincy, 95971 Sun. Quincy 283-0997 Sun. school 10 a.m.: Worship Assembly 111 Bible study & Sun. School, 9:30 a.m.; 1st & 3rd Sun., meditation 10 a.m.; serves a.m.; Sun. eve. Bible Study 6-7 p.m., Wed. Sun. worship, 11 a.m.; children's 10:30 a.m.; children's program10-11:30 a.m. Bible Study, 6-7 p.m church available during worship ser- vice; Jr./Sr. High youth group Sun. 6 Christian Life Fellowship Church of Jesus Christ of p.m.; Wed. prayer service, 6:30 p.m. e- 317 First St., E. Quincy. P.O. Box 208. Latter Day Saints mail: fbCcluincy@msn.com Quincy, 95971 Pastor Jonathan Allen. Paul Herbert, Bishop; 281-6586 Sunday serwces, 10 a.m.: Women's Auxiliary meetings, 10 a.m.; Sun. school Meadow Valley Community Church Bible Study Thurs., 1 p.m; Sun. evening 11 a.m.; Sacrament meeting, 11:50 a.m. Pastors Terry Adkins & Curt Beeson. 283- prayer service. 6:30 p.m. Sun., Free Genealogy Library, Tues. 6- 4269. Box 60, Meadow Valley, 95956. 8 p.m., Tues. & Wed. 9:30 a.m..12:30 E-mail: meadowvalley@sbcglobal:net Christ the King p.m., Thurs. 2-4 p.m. Other times by Sun. services 9:30 ~Lm.; Sun. High School Episcopal Church appt., (call Brenda McRae, 283-5424). Bible study, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; W~., AWANA 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. Open to the public. 6-7:45 p.m. Sept. - March; 48 Cometary 283-0254. Fr. George Mutengu. Sun. Rd., Meadow Valley. Church office 353 Worship 10 a.m., Christrian Education 9 Jackson St, Ste. 100, Quincy. FAX: 283- a.m. 1st & 3rd Wed., Bible study, Mar- 3860. garet Munoz house, 7 p.m. call 283-1608 Christ The Redeemer of Indian Valley Episcopal Church (EMC) Brian Foos, minister, 284-6317. Meet at First Lutheran, 120 Bush St,, Greenville. Holy Communion, Sun., 9:15 a.m, Community United Methodist Pastor Cynthia Stateman. 282 Jackson St, P.O, Box 766, Quincy 95971. Tel/tax 283-1740 e-mail: QuincyUMC@sbcglobal.net www.psln.com/methedist. Sun. school--all ages,10 a.m Worship Service Sun., 10 a.m. Bible Study, Thurs., 10-11:30 .m. Our Savior Lutheran Pastor Susan Anderson, 283-2546. Church & High Sts., P.O. Box 1396, Quincy, 95971. Sun. worship, 10 a.m., K.I.D.S. program 1st & 3rd Sun.,10 a.m. saven Day AdvenUst Pastor Randy Barlow, 233 Pine St., Quin- cy. 310-2042 or 283-3092. Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m, Sat.;. Wed. mid-week Bible study 6:30- 7:30 p.m. Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship 283-1613, 59 Bell Lane, Quincy. Sun. service 10 a.m. SL John'8 Catholic Church Father Larry Beck. 176 Lawrence St., 283-0890, P.O. Box 510, Quincy, 95971. Sat. Mass, 5:30 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. Starlight Missionary Baptist Joshua Devine, Pastor; 283-1505. Meets at 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy Truth Tshemale of Oulncy Paster Jacob Middleton. Phone: 260. 8006. 2205 East Main St., Quincy. Sunday School--all ages. Sunday Ser- vice, 9:30 a.m. Call for in-home Bible studies. Quincy, upstairs at the back 282 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m.; meeting 8 Jackson. p.m.; 2nd & 4th Wed. Rotary Club, Mineral Building, La Leche League, 4th Wed., fairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. noon, Quincy WlC Clinic. Hope, Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., 6 993-4813. p.m. Scoutmaster Rob Robinette, Plumas County Mental Health 283-0858 for location. Commission, 4th Wed:, Work Spanish Peak Lumber #2 Connections, conference room, Restoration Project, meets noon-2 p.m. Public invited. For each Mon. & Wed, 9 a.m., Art more info, Hank Eisenman, Barn, Plumas/Sierra Fairgrounds. 283-0782. Call 283-6320 or 283-1978 for info. Tuesday, Dec. 23 ]3 1 RT H DAY S Quincy Weight Watchers, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 298 East Thursday, Dec. 18 High Street, Quincy, 6 p.m. Carol Leonhardt, John Hoffman, AA meeting, noon, 260 CountyJay Dembosz, Jack Scheer, Hospital Road, Courthouse An- Hannah Choquette, Keith Lindsey nex- Orchard House, Quincy. Friday, Dec. 19 NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, Robert Penland, Richard AIvey, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Kevin Stratton, Edna Hoad, Tina Soroptimist International of Moser, Belinda Lieba. Quincy, Moon's, noon, JoAnna Saturday, Dec. 20 Prince, 283-3302. Jack Wood, ChristiNa Jester, AI Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m., Perron, Kelsey Henderson Courthouse, Quincy, 1st 4 Tues. Sunday, Dec. 21 PRS-WIC, Supplemental food & Ann Castaldini, Ed Bland, Adam nutrition education for children Bruzza, Arthur Gustafson, under 5 & pregnant-nursing Zachary Prewitt, Alison Caswell, women. Every Tues., 10 a.m., 304 E.J. Goad Lawrence St., Quincy. 283-4093 Monday, Dec. 22 or (800) WIC-4093. Carla Crawford, Amy Daugherty, : Overeaters Anonymous, every Sheila Nelson Tues., 5:15 p.rh., 260 County Tuesday, Dec. 23 Hospital Road, Courthouse An- Kenny Mitchell, Perry Lancaster - Wednesday, Dec. 24 Donna Meyers, Dale Mannies, Randy Schultz, Elliot Johnson-Smart nex - Orchard House, Quincy. Alcohol& Drug Advisory Board, 4th Tues., Work Connection conference room, Quincy, 12-2 p.m. Henry Eisenman, 283-0782 for info. Creative Writing Group, meets the fourth Tuesday 2 - 3:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Feather River Bulletin. Contact 283-2904 for more information. Wednesday, Dec. 24 Quincy Weight Watchers, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 298 East High Street, Quincy, 9 a.m. Library preschool story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse An- nex - Orchard House, Quincy. AA, 7 p.m., upstairs in back, Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Quincy Community Supper, 6 p.m. every Wed, United ' Methodist Church. Free. American Valley Toastmasters, club meeting, every Wed., noon-1 p.m. 1953 East Main St, Quincy, Work Connections meeting room. Lori Simpson at 283-0317. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836-0446 for reser- vations. Spanish Peak Lumber #2 Restoration Project, meets each Men. & Wed, 9 a.m., Art Barn, Plumas/Sierra Fairgrounds. Call 283-6320 or 283-1978 for info. Elks meeting, Elks Lodge, Hwy. 70, E. Quincy, cocktails 6:30 LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation ,Current 4,476.32 1 Year Ago "4,476.99 Lake Almanor **Capacity 1"Current 702,277 1 Year Ago 717,486 Bucks Lake *Elevation 1"Current 5,126.94 1 Year Ago N/A Bucks Lake **Capacity ,Current 55,399 I Year Ago N/A *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. "l'Dec 15, 2008 )/Dec. 10, 2007 ANNIVERSARIES Friday, Dec. 19 Ric and Sheryl Austin Monday, Dec. 22 Ernie and Rose Eaton Wednesday, Dec. 24 Gene and Linda Butler Note: Birthdays and anniver- saries included in this news- paper's weekly list are taken from the Quincy Lions calen- dar. Any deletions, additions or changes can be made by calling 283-0800. Library hours (Qulncy Branch) Monday, Tuesday, &Wednesday l0 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday Noon-8 p.m. Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sundays LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Precip. Snow Dec. 0851 22 .... Dec. 0950 20 .... Dec. 1051 21 .... Dec. 1152 21 -- Dec. 1251 23 .... Dec. 1338 25 .08 TR Dec. 1436 27 .... Dec. 15-- 28 .57 9" 9.3 inches precipitation to date. 9 inches snow to date Compiled by Ron Trumbo )