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l IOA Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001 From Page One Featherl~l ~River Bull~ Continued Worn page .II.A Williams says that, during the 14 years she has worked in the clerk-recorder's office, she has received four promo- tions. She says she has lived in Plumas County for 33 years, attended Feather River Col- lege, and received special training from the California Association of Clerks and Elections Officials-Recorders Association. Williams, 44, is emphasiz- ing "strong family values" and "a commitment to com- munity involvement." Williams says her involve- ment includes serving as a public information officer for emergency services; and memberships in the Plumas County Employees Associa- tion, arts commission, and museum association; she has been a fair board volunteer, Quincy High School volun- teer and belongs to the Quin. cy Bass Club. As for her philosophy, Williams says, "Preservation of our county land records and historical documents is vital as well as assuring voter confidence in our elections." Williams says her goals in. clude "guiding voters into a more user-friendly voting technology" proyiding accu- rate rapid results." The candidate takes credit for designing a voter registra- tion and election tracking database that "has saved the county thousands of dollars." Williams also explained that her "work in developing records management--our records retention processing facility---eliminates the stor- age of many hard copy docu- ments in several depart- ments." In addition, Williams takes credit for balancing more ney Jeff Cunan will take on incumbent James Reichle, who will be challenged for the seat for first time since 1992. Cunan, 40, says he is "a fo- cused prosecutor with a com- mand of criminal law through a lifetime of study." Cunan worked his way through U.C. Berkeley as an investigator/law clerk, be- came an Alameda County deputy district attorney, then ran a law f'ann before becom- ing Plumas County's felony deputy. He says he has "successful- ly (handled) every type of criminal case." Cunan, who sometimes skipped grammar school as a child to watch trials, moved to Plumas County five years ago with his wife and chil- dren. Since that time, "our life has taken deep root, includ- ing the addition of a third son to our family. The pristine beauty of these mountains creates our only imaginable lifestyle; yet there are prob- lems in paradise." The problems include the sale of illegal drugs, he says. "My focus is the eradica- tion of methamphetamine dealers; they are the princi- pal cause of the most serious crime in this county, from child and spousal abuse to homicide, not to mention the general poisonous influence methamphetamine has on our community," Cunan said. "I also see divisive alien- ation between various gov- ernment entities as a disser- vice to the citizens who em- ploy them," Cunan says. "I have the skills to overcome these problems." Cunan says that, during "these challenging times, I hope you agree that people of my character in public office is necessary to a well-func- tioning democracy and a just than $500,000 in four budgets criminal justice system." i eachyear. Reichle, who became dis- " trict attorney nearly a decade :: District attorney ago when Michael Crane was i In the race for district at- recalled, is seeking a fourth i torney, Deputy District Attor- term. l An attorney since 1970, Re- .... ichle was district attorney in Sierra County, deputy attor- Summons filed No. 22564 SUMMONS Notice to Defendant (Aviso a Acusado): AMEUA E. CAMPBELL, otherwise known as AMELIA E. COLEMAN, deceased, the testate and interestate successors of AMELIA E. CAMPBELL, otherwise known as AMELIA E. COLEMAN, deceased, and all persons claiming by, through or under said AMELIA E. CAMPBELL, otherwise i known as AMELIA E. COLEMAN, de- ceased. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF (A Ud. te est~ demandando): RAYMOND G. WEBSTER, ANNE MARIE WEBSTER, Trustees of RAYMOND G. WEBSTER and ANNE MARIE WEBSTER 2000 REVOCA- BLE TRUST, NADINE A. WEBSTER, Trustee of the NADINE A. WEBSTER TRUST dated March 9, 1993. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS alter this summons is served on you to file a typewrit- ten response at this court. A letter or phone call wilt not Fotect you; your typewritten response must 10e in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your C~S~. It you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money and. propeay may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. It you do not know an attorney, you may cau an attorney relewal service or a legal aid of- fica (listed in the phone book). Despu~s de que le entreguen esta dtacibn judicial usted tiene un plazo do 30 DIAS CALENDARIOS para presentar una re- spuesta escrlta a maquina en esta corte. Una carta u.na llamada telef6nica no le ofre- cer,'t pro!ecci6n; su res.puesta escrita a maqulna tiane que oarnpl=r con las lormali- dades I~ales alopiadas sJ usted qulere que la corte escuche su caso. Si usted no presenta su respuesta a tiem- po, puede perder el caso, y le pueden quitar su salario, su dinero y otras cosas de su propiedad sin aviso adic~onal por parle de la o0rte. Existen otros requisitos legates. Puede que usted qulera Ilamar a un abogado immedi- atamente. Si no conoce a un ahogado, puede llamar a un serviclo de mferancia de abegedos o a una oficina de ayuda legal ~Vheea el directorio telefbnico). name and address of the court is: Su- perior Court of California, County of Plumas, 520 W. Main St., Quincy, CA , 95971. The name, address and telephone number, of plaintiff's attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney is: Robert M. Gengler (Bar No. 0550(~), 1130 Civic Confer Blvd., Suite A, Yuba City, CA 95993. Dated: October 30, 2001 Judith Wells, Clerk, by Sheri Shields, De P~oliU~ed FRB Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19,2001 Applies for liquor license NOTICE OF AFPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: December 5, 2001 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: . JOHN PHILLIPS BARKER, MIRIAM CHILDS BARKER AND JEREMY DORNIN BARKER The ~s listed above are al~to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Con- trol to sell alcoholic beverages at: 7000 GOLD LAKE RD., GRAEAGLE, CA 96103. Type of licon~(s)Applied for: 59 - ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-- SEA- SONAL Published in FRB, PR Dec, 19, 2001 ney general, law professor and assistant county counsel. He also operated a private practice for eight years. The 57-year-old California Certified Criminal Law Spe- cialist graduate~om Stan- ford University ~ U.C. Davis Law School. "I have insisted on an inde- pendent district attorney's of- fice that handles all cases with the same evenhanded integrity," Reichle says. Reichle also says he has successfully supervised up to 25 employees and managed his budgets responsibly. He also says he "personally tried and convicted" Michael Franklin and Reta Orner. Reichle says his philoso- phy regarding his position is to hold "people accountable for their criminal acts by convicting the guilty, seeking appropriate punishment and restitution for victims." Reichle says that crime prevention also is part of the job. "I support strictly super- vised intensive rehabilitation programs, such as drug court where program violations re- sult in jail time," he says. "My truancy reduction and school threat assessment pro- grams improve school and community safety." He adds, "I have been and will continue to be outspoken on Plumas County govern- ment issues." Sheriff Len Gardner will be opposed by challenger Terry Bergstrand, who is the cur- rent undersheriff. Gardner, 59, has been in law enforcement for more than three decades. His positions have includ- ed patrol, investigations, or- ganized crime, intelligence and patrol and administra- tive sergeant. Gardner was elected sheriff in 1998 in a landslide victory against Walter Nelsen. The sheriff also possesses a lifetime teaching credential and taught criminal justice for more than 20 years. Gardner has a manage- ment certificate from Police Officers Standards and Training and a bachelor's de- gree in public administra- tion. "As sheriff, negotiations with the county were re- opened to obtain raises for deputies to keep them here and two K-gs were added," Gardner says, outlining some of his accomplishments dur- ing the past three years. In addition, Gardner says he has brought in about $1.56 million in a host of grants that have, among other things, resulted in four new positions at the department. "We have a juvenile officer to address the needs of our youth and an administrative sergeant to handle (officer) training and oversee the ani- mal shelter," Gardner says. "We have an excellent con- tract with the city of Portola for enforcement services." The sheriff also notes that communications equipment is being obtained in order to set up a "countywide dis- patch for law enforcement, fire and emergency, medical services." Meanwhile, Gardner says, "We are also working hard with sunrounding counties to help fight the manufacture of illegal drugs throughout the north state." Bergstrand, 54, says he has 27 years experience in law enforcement, including 22 in Plumas County. The last thr.ee years have been spent as undersheriff, which has enabled Bergstrand to "observe and analyze every component" of the department. Bergstrand says he can bring together the depart- ment, calling himself "a man of integrity and honesty." "I am a unifier who will bring together people with talent and expertise to reach our common goals and solidi- fy the department to a cohe- sive unit which strives to do all it can in the areas of crime prevention, open communi- cation and sound fiscal man- agement," Bergstrand says. "I have an excellent work- ing relationship with the board of supervisors, as well as business and community A special guide to Plumas County service groups, clubs & organizations Please fill out this form and mail it or drop it off at any of our offices by Tuesday, January 22, 2002, at 1 P.M. Organization Name: Meeting place, Time: Contact person/phone number: 8fief description of the group's activities, etc. (If you need more space please attach a separate piece of paper,) $55 W. Main Street, QulecT, Ca P.O. Box 469 Greenville, Ca 284-7800 7 1"16 Commercial St, Portola, Ca 832.-4646 Bergstrand, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, says his California Peace Officers' Standards and Training cre- dentials include advanced, supervisory and manage- ment certification, jail opera- tions, narcotics investiga- tion, homicide investiga- tions, civil process and more than 20 other areas of special- ization. In addition, Bergstrand says, he holds a lifetime teaching credential, awarded by the faculty at Feather Riv- er College. "My dedication to the peo- ple of Plumas County has been proven," Bergstrand says. "My effectiveness has been demonstrated by a his- tory of outstanding perfor- mance reviews." T rK-.Ix llK-tor Both Assistant County Treasurer-Tax Collector Gin- ny Dunbar and Collections Officer Susie Grant are com- peting for the opportunity to replace treasurer-tax collec: tor Barbara Coates, who is re- tiring. Dunbar, 56, has worked in financial-related sectors for 36 years, including 19 as as- sistant treasurer-tax collec- tor and 17 in the banking in- dustry. The Portola High School graduate says she is certified in tax collection, personnel management and the treasur- er's manual. "I have been involved in a management position in the transition of the county from manually kept records to the new electronic program for tax collections and fiscal management," Dunbar says. "The scope of my experi- ence in the area of investing the county's money to maxi- mize safe interest earnings and apportioning those earn- ings best meets the legal re- quirements of qualifying to run for treasurer," Dunbar adds. Dunbar also says she has a . "thorough knowledge" of the Revenue and Taxation Code, which she says is "an ab- solute necessity" to make de- cisions worked iih'a i Cba'tes for 16 years and also worked or three years for the San Mateo tor.County Treasurer- dl Grant, a 25-year-~==~ed Quincy, says she ~: .... orate= and i ceived certificates ment in continuing in investment man~_ says he employment manor ent, co computer progr~de an e and She also says she~c diver., in 1992, the collect~ to the i that now netw gram the sheriffs depart~e need t trict attorney's offi~ntion c tion department and~ess ba: court. ~asing r For nearly a has managed the division, which pullsl than a $1 million a She also has president of the County tion, the Officer's Associationi sociation for ater-Goers. Grant also says been a lay leader group leader for 10 the Quincy United Church. "I support drama, and mentoring," "I have tion as an with an tude." Grant is vowing to our public funds tain a fn'mncially policy." She adds, "I will plications of new making the efficient and cost while remaining and responsive to taxpayers, citizens ployees of P]umas maintaining the cal and i; dards." tNM ict $ The field pervisor is much crowded, given that bent Don Clark aside in January Candidates Barnard, Tom Theresa McElwain, and Kathy Price. Barnard, licenser U.S. Treasury Enrolled in banking, l~e Ca~ii4ttes, The Plumas Rural Services A, program would like to thank the for helping to make their 10th Christmas Dinner/Dance a great American Valley Hardware Arts Commission Ayoob's Bank of America Bill Martin & Susan Christensen Bonanza Casino Carey Creations Casa Carmelita Restaurant Coyote Bar & Grill DuPont Power Tool Feather Publishing Forest Stationers Golden King Restaurant Great Northea'n Josd Pereira La Sierra Lanes Linda Leonhardt Martha Flynn NAPA Pizza Factory Placer Savings Plumas Bank Quincy Drug Quincy Elks Lodge Round Table Pizza Safeway Shear Pleasure Sierra Mounta'm SlSorts SugarPine Aviation Tangles The Bookshelf The Hot Spot The Toy Store Western Auto Willits Motors Xi Gamma Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma F# A very special thanks to Jean and her crew for all the great dinners and: special touches over the years.