Briefs: Cleanup day needs volunteers
Volunteers are needed for a cleanup day at the Spenceville Wildlife Area shooting range in Yuba County, organized by the Sutter Buttes Sportsman Association.
The project is from 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 17 on Waldo Road.
Volunteers are asked to bring rakes, shovels and gloves.
For more information, call Bill Hodges at 755-0847.
Boy Scouts to recycle trees
Local members of the Boy Scouts of America will help residents recycle Christmas trees during the next two weekends and raise money for the organization at the same time.
Trees can be left curbside at 8 a.m. Saturday and Jan. 5, with a donation of at least $10 requested. All ornaments, tinsel, nails and tree stands must be removed.
The trees must include a pre-purchased ticket stub for the service.
To schedule a tree pick-up, contact Ryan Wealth Management at 673-9652 and leave a name, address and contact phone number, plus the pick-up date requested.
The trees will be recycled by Recology Yuba-Sutter. Money raised will benefit the Boy Scouts of America Golden Empire Council, Buttes Area District.
Rabies clinics planned
Low-cost rabies clinics are scheduled in the new year in Yuba-Sutter, co-sponsored by the Northern Valley Veterinary Medical Association and the Sutter County Community Services Department.
The cost is $6 for dogs and cats.
The clinics, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. are:
Yuba City — Jan. 19 at the Sutter County Agriculture Department, 142 Garden Highway.
Sutter — Feb. 9 at the Sutter Fire Department, 2340 California St.
East Nicolaus — Feb. 9 at the East Nicolaus Fire Department on Palm Avenue.
Licenses are available at all three sites.
For more information, contact the Sutter County Community Services Department in Yuba City.
Rice commission meets Jan. 8
The California Rice Commission will have its annual growers meeting on Jan. 8, with the morning session at the Bonanza Inn in Yuba City.
With registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., attendees will hear a presentation by attorney George Soares on upcoming issues of interest in Sacramento, and from Randy Russell on potential government changes in Washington, DC, affecting rice farming.
There will also be discussions on the commission's activities in regulatory, conservation and public education. The Bonanza Inn is at 1001 Clark Ave. An afternoon session of the growers meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in Colusa.
For more information, call 916-205-5395.