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1CA Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 Feather River Bulletin James Wilson Holiday Fair at the Vets Methodist Church, two Staff Writer Hall put on by the servicepreschools, a special needs jwilson@plumasnews.com group/sorority Eta Alpha. school, the convalescent of which his wife was a hospital arm private parties. During the months of member, Ray said the most November and December, "They had a Santa who meaningful role is at the Quincy's Ray Nichol mainly was a 16- to 17-year-old boy convalescent hospital. answers to a different namewith a fake beard," Ray "That's a special one. It's -- Santa Claus. recollected. "It didn't goreally kind of a Ray put on the hat and over very well." heartbreaker. When I walk robe for the first time 22 When Ray got home, he into the room, I'may be the years ago and has been a told his wife that he could only person (the patients) fixture in Christmas play a better Santa than recognize. They might not traditions of Quincy that. By that time Ray's have recognized their families ever since. Ray beard, which he had sported family for years, but they i dresses up as Santa for the since 1972, was starting to recognize Santa." .... Quincy Sparkle, the Holiday turn white. Ray's wife told Unlike other Santas, Ray i' Fair and several other him he could give it a trydoesn't limit his transition events around town, the next year. into Saint Nick to events. spreading cheer and The next year, in 1992, heAround June or July, Ray bringing smiles to played Santa and nailed the stops trimming his beard. children's faces, part. Since then, people By November, he starts In the years Ray has have asked him to be Santato naturally look like portrayed jolly old Saint all over town, including for Santa. Nick, he's learned a thing or the annual Sparkle event, at During the holiday two about Christmas and which he's been Santa for 18 season, Ray dresses in red, has come to appreciate the years, wears a Santa hat and is tradition and mystique of Ray also plays Santa at recognized all over town as Santa Claus even more. the Church of-Jesus ChristFather Christmas. The year before Ray of Latter-day Saints holiday "I usually keep a pocketful transitioned into Santa party, the holiday of candy canes on me," said Claus, he attended the Community Supper at the Ray. "I can tell when a kid Follow Santa as he makes his rounds Christmas Eve You'll also find games to play, Santa's favorite music to listen to, stories to read about Santa and other holiday traditions. Goto plumasnews.com and click on: ..... ~:: ~q'~ SM December 27th thru December 30th % tmas Decorations 10% (excluding antiques) It is Again, thank you.... For making this the best season in many years! wonderful that so many appreciate our hard work and vast selection of quality gifts. Our Best Wishes to All! We will be closed December 25th and 26th to celebrate Christmas with our families. Also, we will be closed from Dec. 31 st thru Feb. 5th, for inventory and re-decorating. If you need anything during this time, please don't hesitate to call for appointment Thanks, Lisa P16 530-284-6227 (hm) Hwy 89, Crescent Mills facebook: crescentcountrygifts Ray Nichol, known by many in Quincy as Santa Claus, takes a bite out of his hamburger at Courthouse Caf~, proving that the holidays can make one hungry. Nichol wears a Santa hat around town during the months of November and December, lighting up the lives of children who believe in old Saint Nick. Photo by James Wilson recognizes me as Santa Sparkle and get their photo because their eyes just light taken with Santa every up. I'l! ask the parents if it's year. Some of those kids, OK to give them a little treat now adults, continue the and I usually talk to them tradition and bring their for a little while." own children to be Several families in town photographed with have made it their tradition Ray. to take their kids down to "I'm probably the most SEASON'S GREETINGS From Our Family to Yours. The North Fork Family Medicine office will be open for walk-in appointments on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 from 8--Noon. Please call 283-5640 if you need to see us. wnas O~$TR~CT HOSPITAL 1065 Bucks Lake Road, Quincy, CA 95971 ~ www.pdh.org Ray Nichol, as Santa Claus, listens to what Cody Greer wants for Christmas at this year's Quincy Sparkle on Dec. 5. Nichol has played Santa Claus at Sparkle for the last 18 years and has been Santa at the Holiday Fair for the last 22 years. Photo submitted photographed guy in town. Everyone's got a picture of Santa on the wall," Ray joked. "It's been interesting over 22 years watching these kids grow up." As children grow old enough to stop believing in Santa Claus, Ray continues to give them a dose of holiday joy with his sense of humor. "I can see when a kid doesn't believe in Santa anymore. I usually tell them that if they don't believe in Santa, they get underwear for Christmas," Ray said with a laugh. As Ray walks down the streets of the town he's lived in for decades, people who don't know him address him as Santa. "when you're out in public, wandering around dressed up with the Santa hat on, you get a lot more smiles, a lot more 'Hellos' and 'Merry Christmases,'" said Ray. "It changes the way people look at you, because you're familiar to them." Ray said he plans on being Santa every Christmas for years to come. Before the interview for this article ended, Ray offered some advice on what he has learned is the true meaning of Christmas. "Connection with the family is the biggest thing," Ray explained. "Whether you give your kids a lot of presents or not, the thought of letting them know you're there and they're in your mind is what's most important." PUBLIC NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE Plumas National Forest Mt. Hough Ranger District Bucks Lake Phone Line Project District Ranger, Michael A. Donald is proposihg to issue a Special Use Permit to Bucks Lake Homeowners' Association and amend American Telephone and Telegraph Company's (AT&T) Special Use Permit to allow installation of phone lines. Phone lines will service 51 cabins within the Bucks Lake and Haskins Recreation Residence Tracts at Bucks Lake, on the Mt. Hough Ranger District. Phone lines will be installed under- ground or on existing utility lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Company. We are asking for comments and concerns about this project. In order for your com- ments to be incorporated most effectively, we would appreciate receiving them by January 6, 2015. Your comments should be forwarded to Erika Brenzovich, Public Services Staff, Mt. Hough Ranger District, 39696 Highway 70, Quincy, CA 95971, (530) 283-0555. Comments may be (1) mailed; (2) hand delivered between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays; (3) faxed to (530) 283-1821; or (4) electronically mailed to comments-pacificsouthwest-plumas- mthough@fs.fed.us. Please indicate the name "Bucks Lake Phone Line Project" on the subject line of your email. Comments submitted electronically must be in rich text format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), or Word (.doc). #end# Published FRB Dec. 24, 20141 Quincy Property Sale E. Main Street NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T. S. No. 14-20843-SP-CA Title No. 140124519-CA- MAI ATTENTION RECORDER: THE FOL- LOWING REFERENCE TO AN ATTACHED SUMMARY IS APPLICABLE TO THE NOTICE PROVIDED TO THE TRUSTOR ONLY PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE 2923.3 NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 09/12/2000. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the high- est bidder for cash, (cashier's check(s) must be made payable to National Default Servicing Corporation), drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan associa- tion, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state; will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to a Deed of Trust described below. The sale will be made in an "as is" condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publi- cation of the Notice of Sale) reasonably esti- mated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Trustor: James C Duncan, an unmarried man Duly Appointed Trustee: NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CORPORATION Recorded 09/20/2000 as Instrument No. 2000-06857 (or Book, Page) of the Official Records of PLUMAS County, California. Date of Sale: 01/13/2015 at 11:00 AM Place of Sale: At the East Street entrance to the County Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971 Estimated amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $60,745.11 Street Address or other common designation of real property: 2428 E MAIN STREET, QUIN- CY, CA 95971 A.P.N.: 116-210-011-000 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address or other common designation, if any, shown above. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the loca- tion of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the success- ful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return Of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no fur- ther recourse. The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mort- gagee or beneficiary pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.5(b) declares that the mortgagee, beneficiary or the mort- gagee's or beneficiary's authorized agent has either contacted the-borrower or tried with due diligence to contact the borrower as required by Califomia Civil Code 2923.5. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctiohed off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged'to investigate the exis- tence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insur- ance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been post- poned, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 714-730-2727 or visit this Internet Web site www.ndscorp.com/sales, using the file number assigned to this case 14-20843-SP-CA. Information about post- ponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postpone- ment information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 12/15/2014 Tiffany and Bosco, P.A. As agent for National Default Servicing Corporation 1230 Columbia Street, Suite 680 San Diego, CA 92101 Phone 888-264- 4010 Sales Line 714-730-2727; Sales Website: www.ndscorp.com/sales Lana Kacludis, Trustee Sales Supervisor A- 4500136 12/24/2014,12/31/2014, 01/07/2015 Published FRB Dec. 24, 31, 2014, Jan. 7, 20151 l 1 '