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1OA Wednesday, July 28, 2010 r H Portola Reporter COMMUNITY CORNER The seventh annual Bow-' rib, Kahlua pork, chickenraised $11,500 for homeless Wow at the Barn -- Luau atbreasts in a coconut currypets. When all the numbers the Bow-Wow -- July 10, was sauce and more, all prepared were tallied, the total amount another huge success for by Feather River Culinary raised was $25,000. High Sierra Animal Rescue. Services. The funds will insure High With a crowd of more than The festive evening includ- Sierra Animal Rescue can 200 animal lovers present, the ed complimentary leis for all continue to give every ani- evening started off with a de- attendees. The barn was mal the care they need until licious round of Asian-style transformed into a Hawaiian they find a permanent loving appetizers, followed by a full paradise. Otis and the Wind- home. Since its inception in dinner of Don's famous prime breakers, who have been pro- 1999, High Sierra Animal Res- viding the live music for the cue has saved the lives of past seven years, once again more than 2,800 homeless had HSAR supporters hitting pets. the dance floor and kicking "I am continually over- up their heels, whelmed with the support The 148 silent auction this community has shown items kept partygoers busyfor our shelter. Event after checking and raising theirevent, individuals and local bids throughout the evening, businesses rally to our cause There was definitely some-and bring us that much clos- thing for everyone: San Fran- er to our goal of no more cisco 49ers tickets, handmade homeless pets. We are very quilts, handcrafted patio fur- grateful to be in such a caring More than 200 animal niture, a wide variety of art- community," said High Sier- lovers hula-ed their way work from local artists and ra Animal Rescue Director of through the buffet line at other wildlife artists, wood Development Karen Neely. High Sierra Animal Rescue's carvings, hotel and dinnerShe said although it was Luau at the Bow-Wow certificates for Lake Tahoe High Sierra Animal Rescue fundraiser earlier this month, and Reno, many local dining that sponsored the event, it Photo courtesy High certificates and much more. was the community that Sierra Animal Rescue The silent auction alone made it a success. i! L~ i] ii '1 COMMUNITY CALENDAR Thursday, July 29 conference room, East Quincy. Quincy. We will be showcasing Sunday, Aug 1 Tuesday, Aug 3 Committee to Oversee the AA, Book Study, 171 S. Gulling, our newest Energy Star home AA, 7 p.m., Baptist church, lower Taco Tuesdays Calpine ElksWilliam's House, noon, bag St., lower level, 7 p.m. Mountain Circle Foster & featuring solar panels. For more level Lodge in Maybe, first and fourth lunch, William's House, 424 E. AA, 7 p.m., at library in Sierra Adoption Agency presents fun info call Lee283-9301. AA, 7 p.m., church on Hvvy. 89, Tuesday of the month, 5pm - Sierra Ave., Portola. Public invit- City in the Portola Park, 4pm -7pm. Sierraville 7pro. Fundraiser for Elks' projects, ed. Plumes County Fish & Game Come have a cheeseburger &Friday, July 30 832-5785 Mtn. Circle Family Services, Commission, 7 p.m., Quincy li- fries or a pulled pork sandwich AA, Baptist Church, 171 S.Monday, Aug 2 Calpine Elks Lodge Spagetti intro to foster parenting, 150 Pa- brary meeting room. and coleslaw. Donations accept- Gulling St., lower level, 8:00 AA, 8 p.m., Graeagle Communi- dinners, second Tuesday of the cific, #7, Portola. 5-7 p.m. Matt Just You & Me Kid Playgroup,ed but not required. Enjoy a swim p.m.. , ty Center, side entrance over month 5 - 7 until the first week in DeBoer, 257-7407. birth to age 4, 10-11:30 a.m., in the pool, music, beach volley- Parkinsons Disease Support Knotty Tavern October. Portola Caregivers Support i 171 Nevada St., (the old library) ball and hula dancing. DoorGroup in Loyalton. Last Friday AA, 7 p.m., Baptist church, lower Rotary Club of Portola, 7:00 Group, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 283-0866 prizes, raffle prizes, silent auction of the month, l:30pm.Loyalton level a.m., 390 California St.. For more Methodist Church at 396 2nd Plumes Alcohol, Tobacco and baskets and a 50/50 raffle to in- Senior Center, 302 First St. Betty AI-Anon, 5 p.m. except holidays, info call Ralph Taylor, Pres., 832- Ave. Call PASSAGES, 283-089l Other Drug Coalition. Focused clude mountain bike, GPS and on reducing alcohol, tobacco and video rentals. other drug problems in Plumes Open House with Farmhouse County. 4th Thursday of the Tea, 4pm - 8pm at Sierra Park month, 1 pm, Work Connection 125 Pony Ct. off of Lee road in Today's Weather .... ~, : ~ii~: := ,~ P=~ly cloudy. Highs Svun~nlne. Highs in I Sunshine. Highs in Sunshine. Highs in I Uost]y sunny. Highs in ~ lew 8Os and the lew ~ and ~ I the mid a0= and ~ lew S0s and k~,q in ~ lew 80s =rid lews in the upper le the upper 40s. in the upper 40S. ~ i~ the upper 4Os. lews in the mid 40s. Sundee Sunset ]Sunrlee Sumlet ]Sunrise Sunset Sunrise Sunset ]Sundee Sunset 5:57AM 8:19PM .L5:58AM 8:18PM [5:5gAM 8:17PM6:00AM 8:16PM 16:01AM 8:15PM California At A Glance San ! 65/62 Area Cities ' IL~ Anaheim 80 64 pt sunny Modesto Bakersfield 97 75 sunnyMojave Barstow 99 72 sunnyMonterey Blythe 107 86 10t sunny Needles Chico 94 60 sunnyOaldand Costa Mesa 74 65 lot sunny Palmdste El Cenlro 107 85 pt sunny Pasadena Eureka 58 51 ptsunny Redding Fresno 98 68 sunnyRivemide Los Angeles 78 63 10t sunny Sacramento Moon Phases ~ ~) Full Last Jul 26Aug 3 New First Aug 10 Aug 16 UV Index Wed 7/28 ~ Very High Thu 7/29 ~ Very High Fri 7130 ~ Very High Sat 7/31 ~ Very High Sun 8/1 [] Very High l~e UV Index i= meMuced on a 0-11 number I1~, with a higher UV Index ~. the need for greater skin pro- 0 i i~;::~i~;!~~. 1 93 62 sunny Salinas 63 52 pt sunny 94 70 sunny San Bemardino 9~ 67 sunny 61 52 pt sunny San Diego 65 62 pt sunny 109 92 pt sunny San Francisco 58 51 pt sunny 72 53 pt sunny San Jose 76 55 pt sunny 72 sunny Santa Barbara 67 58 pt sunny 64 pt sunny Stockton 88 56 sunny 90 66 sunny Susanville90 51 met sunny 91 65 sunny Truckee 79 47 pt sunny 90 55 sunny Vi~le 96 66 sunny National CRies Atlanta 92 75 t-stom~ Houston 93 75 t-storm Phoenix 101 83 t.sto~m Boston 91 71 met sunny Lo~ Angeles 78 63 pt sunny San Frenciso 58 51 pt sunny Chicago 88 68 t-stocm Miami 92 80 10t sunny Seattle 80 58 sunny Dallas 94 77 t-store1 Minneapolis 81 63 pt sunny St. Louis93 77 t-storm Denver 83 64 t-storm New Yock 91 77 met sunny Washington, DC 95 79 met sunny To update information on this page or to become a community page sponsor, call The Portola Reporter at 832-4646 1. You'll Save Gas 2. You'll Save Time 3. You'll Save Money 4. You'll Help Our Local Economy Ferguson (530) 993-4002. City Lights in the Park sponsored by the Feather Arts Community Center, Plumes Arts and the City of Portola at the Portola Park. Featuring The Deviles - The Funk and Soul Band. Free to the public. 7pm - 9pm? Graeagle Community Church. Side entrance. Beginning Computer Class, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Com- puter consultations, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Mohawk Com- munity Resource Center, next to the Barn, Blairsden, inter- section of Hwys 70 & 89, 0589. TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensi- bly, Portola United Methodist. 2nd & Pacific St., Portola, 8:30 a.m. Plumas County Board of Su- pervisors l st 4 Tues. month, 10 am., County Courthouse, Quin- for more info. Wednesday, Aug 4 t NA, Family Crisis Center, Loyal- . ton, 7 p.m. :t Senior Citizens Lunch, Nutrition Site, 5 days/wk, noon, Veterans Memorial Hall, Hwy. 70, Portola. Call day before to reserve, 832- cy. 836-0446. Boy Scout Troop 57, Church of 4173 Saturday, July 31 ECHO, Loyalton Jr. High Gym, 7 Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Portola Library Storytime for NA, 7 p.m., United Methodist p.m.C. Caudle 993-4247 or Pam 683 West St., Portola, 7 p.m. pre-schoolers, 10-11 a.m., Porto- Church (alley entrance) 2nd & Pa- Pasquetti 994-3467 Troop leaders: Stan Peiler and la Library room. cific St. Treasure Mountain, Sierraville Gary Davis. NA, 7 p.m., United Methodist Calpine Elks Bingo, 2nd & 4th Elementary, 6:30 p.m. Susan Weight Watchers, Portola Sta- Church (alley entrance)2nd & Pa- Saturday of the month. Calpine Nessler 994-3657 or Pam Pas- tion, 171 S. Gulling. Weigh in: cific St. "~ Elks Lodge, 1:00 pro. quetti 994-3467 5:30-6:00 p.m., meeting, 6:00- AA, 8:30 p.m. Portola (Hospital The Dukes of Plumes Cribbage Plumes Caregivers Support 6:30 p.m.. Info.: Pam Pasquetti, Educational Building) i Gang, Mt. Tomba. Meet at Group, 500 1st Ave. Portola. 1- 994-3467. Blairsden Senior Lunches, each 10:30, start play at 11:00 For 2:30 p.m. Beverly Emerson 258- AA Stepstudy, 10 a.m., Baptist Wed., noon, 836-0446 for reser- info: 836-2359. 4353 church, lower level vations. Mohawk Community Re- NA, 7 p.m., United Methodist source Center Church (alley entrance) 2nd & Pa- GLRID Monthly meeting, 1st cific St. Wednesday of the month. 5:30 i Tahoe Forest Hospice support pm Delleker. ' ] 1.5 1.1 I _.!-= 61-> I group, free grief support, every Soroptimist International, 1 I 12:32a.m. 8:59a.m.%.,..~.~a=m. ._~ I other Tues., 5-6:30 p.m., Portola. p.m., Portola Family Resource I 1.0 7/21 7120 ~,, 7/IS t 2.o ; I Call 582-3534 for info. Center r ~'m'lL~--~ J VFW, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Graeagle Lions Club, Mohawk J ~~,,~ ~\ ~2~ I Memorial Hall Valley Community Center, 7 a.m. .5 ~, 5 49 a m --~ ~,~'*~ '~ Lass~ Peak ~ ] \t,-.,oo,,,,,. CHURCHES ~< ,/- -" I I ~.~ Assembly of God of Loyalton, 993- Loyalton Community Church, 993-4411, lO.-O9 a.m. -' , 1008, Hwy. 49, Loyalton. 2nd and Lewis St., Loyalton. 7/21 uincy S J l.S :z.= J Christ The King Episcopal, 283-0254, New Life Christian Center (Assembly I 7:08 a.m. "- k "~ )"Chi~,~ ~ ~ ~.~2_~' I /5:,~T2P6m'l 5~5 Lawrence St., Quincy. of Godaffiliation), 832-4710, 72690 I 7/16 % L-,; ~ .9. %~ ~ -- - f'~ " ~Reno I Hwy 70 by Connie's Place, newlifechris- 1 I ~,r,g;~,~ ~..~1 I Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Seer NY Gold ~/23}: $1191/oz, * ~,0 " I" --- .) I I; ~~.m.- Truc~e~t- ~ , Saints, 832-4941,683 West St., Portola. -.~ ........... 7/19 Portola Station Baptist Church, ]01 03 e:4+__I S iP6m. - I Email:, i '=ILz~II] by threeaftershocks the largest of Graeagle Community Church, Portola United Methodist, 832'4979, :Reaional ;12 which measured M 2.3. The earthquake 836-2405, 150 Graeagle-Johnsville Second & Pacific St., Previo~Sweek il2 0 0ccurred along the Pyram d Lake Fau t Rd., Graeagle. ..... Zone, a broad zone of oblique-slip fault- At 2:48 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, a light-moderate earthquake measuring M 4.2 occurred 40 miles north of Reno at Pyramid Lake. The focal depth was about seven miles deep. Mild ground shudders were widely felt in the North Valleys area, including Spanish Springs and Golden Valley, and felt as far away as Fernley Steamboat and Sierra City, California. There were no reports of items toppling from tables and shelves. It was followed =no that extends from the Black Rock Desert, through Fernley and to approxi- mately Silver Springs. Recent geological investigations have revealed it has rup- tured with four or possibly five large (M >6.5) earthquakes in the last 7,500 years, making it one of Nevada's most active faults. Researchers have estimated it is capable of producing M *72 earthquakes wh ch poses a significant seismic risk to the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday:Noon-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m. Holy Family Roman Catholic, 832-5006, 108 Taylor St., Portola. Holy Rosary Roman Calholic, 832-5006, Loyalton. Jehovah's Witnesses, 832-4181, 76500 Rocky Point Rd., Portola. Seventh-Day Adventist, 57 A East Sierra St. (Hwy 70), Sierraville Community Church, 994-3730, Hwy. 89, Sierraville. St. Luke's Lutheran Chumh, 832-1805, 496 Sierra Ave., Portola. PA G E LAKE LEVELS ~, Lake Almanor *Elevation "S P o N S O R ,Current 4,489.69 ....... 1 Year Ago 4,484.76 ''o''m'no' M0 TAIN :HARD tCurrent 1,028,144 i I 1 Year Ago 902,494 Bucks Lake *Elevation 1Current 5,155.79 1 Year Ag0 5,150.91 r ld O' tdSi 200Z I Bucks Lake **Capacity Mark Chamberlain I 1"Current 103,374 Manager I 1 Year Ago 94,561 282 Bonta St. I Blairsden, CA 96103 I *Elevation above sea level in ft. Telephone (530) 836-2589 I **Storage in acre ft. Fax (530) 836-2580J tJuly 25, 2010 July 26, 2009