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Indian Valley Record Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 9A Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s tree contractor, Mountain Enterprises out of Lotus, cuts and chips dead and dying trees to improve forest health and reduce fire risk on PG&E parcels on the south side of Bucks Lake. Photo courtesy Pacific Gas and Electric Co. uces wil II rls I improves pu IC access Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is removing hazardous trees, along with dead and dying trees, near Bucks Lake in order to reduce wildfire risk, improve public access and boost forest health. The project area covers nearly 30 acres on the south side of Bucks Lake. It will • reduce the risk of hazardous trees falling onto the Oroville-Quincy Highway and Mile High Road a .c! eliminate dead and dying trees that can burn easily or harbor tree-kilting insects and diseases. Performing the work will also enhance walking and hiking, as the forest floor will be cleared of debris. This will improve access to Bucks Lake, which is owned and operated by PG&E. Larger, healthy trees that do not act as ladder fuels or pose a road hazard are being left in place. All work is occurring on PG&E property. One parcel is 25 acres and along the Oroville-Quincy Highway on the south side of Haskins fire risk and improves the health of the company's watershed lands. About PG&E PG&E, a subsidiary of PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the Bay. The other parcel acres and along Mile High Road on Bucks Lake west of the Haskins Bay inlet. The work is part of PG&E's forest management and fuels reduction program, which the company says reduces is4.5 company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit and Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the Earth~ 180 Main St. • P.O. Box 1956 • Chester • CA • 96020 ° (530) 258-4228 m Professionals providing better science, better service, better results! 1 I discount on all premix colors in stock * Professional, high quality paints • Advanced color matching • Personalized service • Equipment rental a wide variety of and sundry products/ certified repair center irless sprayers - [ PLUMASNEWS.COM WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, Oct. 16 3512. varies. Claudia Barnes, 283- Workshop for Plumas Indian Valley Chamber of2247. Artists, 2-4:30 p.m., Commerce, 6:30 p.m. Greenville Southern Baptist Greenville Town Hall, 284- Church, Greenville Wolf 6633. Wednesday, Oct. 22 Creek Road. 284-7069. Indian Valley 4-H Club, 7 AI-Anon, 5:30 p.m., at the Juvenile Justice Commis- p.m., Taylorsville Grange Grange Hall in Taylorsville. sign, noon, every 3rd Hail, 284-7360 284-7071.Greenville Rotary, 6 p.m., Thurs., 1446 E. Main, Indian Valley Community Quincy. Open to public. Center Conference Room, Vikki Tuck, 283-1136, for Tuesday, Oct. 21 Highway 89, Greenville. more inTo. A1-Anon Family Group. AA Meeting, Big Book Plumas County Search & Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Commu- Reading. 7 p.m. First Bap- Rescue, 7 p.m., Mineral nity United Methodist tist Church, Hot Springs Building, Plumas County Church, 386 Main St, (Back Road, Greenville. Fairgrounds. 3rd Thurs. door on Brentwood Dr), Indian Valley Recreation Chester. and Park District, 5:30 Dawn Institute, 5:30 p.m. p.m., at 109 Ann Street. Call for location 284-6036. Lassen-Plumas Contrac- California Women in Tim-tors Association, 6 p.m., bet', 6 p.m., Plumas CaT6 Firehall No. 1, Lake A1- (subject to change), Quincy. manor. Plumas-Sierra Cattle- women, 3rd Tues. location Friday, Oct. 17 Sewing, Crafts and Cof- fee, 11 a.m.-noon, Tay- lorsville Community United Methodist Church, Nelson Street, 284-7861 or 284-7670. Celebrating Recovery, free dinner 5:30 p.m., worship at 6:30 p.m., and group meeting at 7:30 p.m. Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Hwy A-13. Call 596-3683. Childcare provided. AA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hot Springs Road, Greenville. To update Calendar info, email or call Eva at 284-7800, Monday, Oct. 20 AA, 7 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Bush Street, Greenville. Overeaters Anonymous: 4 - 5 p.m. at Chester Commu- nity United Methodist Church, 386 Main Street, Chester. Enter in back off Brentwood Drive. For more information call 530-260- Up-to-the-minute forecast and road conditions at LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES • Regional earthquake activity increased substantially from the previous week, jumping more than 300 percent and over the 30 quake-per-week mark for the first time since the Graeagle earthquake swarm in late July and early August. Un- like then where a single source produced the increase, this week saw three dis- tinct areas becoming seismically active. • The largest earthquake measured M 3.1 and occurred at 4:02 a.m. Monday, Octo- ber 6, north of Reno and west of Susan- ville on the west side of the Smoke Creek Desert. It was followed by six aftershocks, including a M 2.9 about an hour later. Fur- ther north, the NW Nevada earthquake swarm resumed, pumping out another 34 events, including six M 3s. Largest: M 3.8. • A robust sequence of 13 events was recorded about 4 miles southeast of -MineraHn the Mill Creektlrah~fgel Most of the action occurred on October 2 and 6. The largest measured M 1.6. • A series of four quakes happened at Lassen Peak. Largest M 1.6. • A M 2.8 shook residents at Tahoe City. DATE HIGH LOW Oct. 6 85 38 Oct. 7 84 40 Oct. 8 80 38 Oct. 9 78 36 Oct. 10 78 46 Oct. 11 80 40 Oct. 12 75 37 Oct. 13 --- 34 Total Precip since July 1: 2.06" Total last year this date: 2.46" July 1,2013, to June 30, 2014: 18.12" (Snow total 2013-2014: 8") July 1,2012, to June 30, 2013: 32.65" Compiled by Raymond Hunt LAKE LEVELS Lake Almsnor *Elevation tCurrent 4,476.06 ₯1 Year Ago 4,481.04 Lake Almanor **Capacity tCurrent 696,286 ₯1 Year Ago 811,990 Bucks Lake *Elevation tCurrent 5;134.05 ₯1 Year Ago 5,134.17 Bucks Lake **Capacity tCurrent 66,289 ₯1 Year Ago 66,460 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. ,'H~ct. 12,2014 ₯ Oct. 13,2013 Weather Forecast for Greenville Wednesday, Oct. 15 Sunrise 7:17-Sunset 6:27 60% chance showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, high near 57. Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. . Saturday, Oct 18 Sunrise 7:20--Sunset 6:23 Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 38. Thursday, Oct. 16 Sunrise 7:18--Sunset 6:26 Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Sunday, Oct. 19 Sunrise 7:21 --Sunset 6:21 Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, low around 39. Friday, Oct. 17 Sunrise 7:1g--Sunset 6:24 A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Friday Night: A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, low around 39. Monday, Oct. 20 Sunrise 7:22--Sunset 6:20 Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Tuesday, Oct. 21 Sunrise 7:23-Sunset 6:18 CHURCHES Christ the Redeemer Church, 284-1003, First Lutheran, 120 Bush St., Greenville., Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints, 284-7517 or 284- 1414, Hideway Rd., Greenville. Christ the Redeemer Church, 284-1003, 120 Bush St., Greenville, Community United Methodist Churches of Greenville and Taylorsville, 284-7316, 212 Pine St., Greenville and Nelson & Warren St., Taylorsville. First Baptist, 284-7714, 133 Hot Springs Rd.. Greenville. First Lutheran, 284-7683, 116 Bush St., Greenville. Greenville Assembly of God, 284-6586, Forgay & Setzer, Greenville. Indian Mission Full Gospel, N. Valley Rd., Greenville. Indian Valley Christian Fellowship, 275 School St., Crescent Mills (preschool building). Sunday School 9:45; church services 11 a.m. 284.1463 (284-1 GOD). Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses, 284-6006, 1192 N. Valley Rd., Greenville. Seventh-Day Adventist, 310-2042, Hwy. 89, next to Sierra Sunrise, Greenville. Southern Baptist, 284-7522, 241 Greenville Wolf Creek Rd., Greenville. St. Anthony's Catholic Father Larry Beck. Jessie Street, Greenville. 283-0890. Sunday Mass, 11 a.m.; Thursday Mass, noon. i (