Briefs: River Valley Turkey Trot set for Nov. 17
The fifth annual Turkey Trot 5K fun run, to benefit Hands of Hope, is set Nov. 17 starting at River Valley High School in Yuba City.
Hands of Hope assists homeless in the Yuba-Sutter area.
The event starts at 8 a.m.
Fees are $20 for adult and $8 for child, due by Nov. 10; or $25, adult, and $10, child, afterward.
For more information, contact Hands of Hope at 755-3491, Pam Clifton at 218-4536 or Sue Davey, 301-0262.
Toy drive applications ready
The Salvation Army is accepting applications for the 2012 Chips for Kids toy drive, available to families in need of assistance with children age infant to 17 years.
The toy drive is sponsored by the Yuba-Sutter office of the California Highway Patrol.
Applications to get on the waiting list for the service can be picked up at the Salvation Army office, 401 Del Norte Ave. in Yuba City.
The program is first come, first served and completed applications are necessary.
Donations will be accepted starting Nov. 5 at the CHP office, 1619 Poole Blvd., Yuba City.
For more information, call the Salvation Army at 216-4535.
Buying photos made easier
The Appeal-Democrat has made it easier for customers to buy our staff photos online at appealdemocrat.com and advarsitysports.com. To purchase a photo from one of our staff photographers, simply click on the "Enlarge" link or on the photo itself to display it in full size and then click on the "Buy Photo" link below the photo.
From there, you'll be given a choice of a variety of photos sizes. Photos can also be placed on products such as coffee mugs and T-shirts.
For any questions about how to purchase an Appeal-Democrat staff photo, call the newsroom at 749-6552.
Have a question about the area?
If Mid-Valley residents have questions of general interest about the community, the Appeal-Democrat would like to try to answer them.
The column Since You Asked, which runs every Monday on the Appeal's front page, gives readers a chance to ask us what they want to know or tell us what is bothering them about the community.
It is written by staff reporter Rob Parsons.
Questions can be emailed to email@example.com or call 749-4785.