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Sutherland to hold town meeting

Nevada County District 4 Supervisor Robin Sutherland will hold a town meeting for residents of North San Juan on Wednesday.

The main topics for discussion will include:

• The county fire safety plan, by the California Department of Forestry.

• The county budget, presented by County Executive Officer Rick Haffey.

• The county’s drug abuse prevention program.

• Upcoming road and maintenance projects in the area.

• Traffic and law enforcement issues.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the North San Juan Fire house, Station 1, 10057 Reservoir St., North San Juan.

For more information, contact the Board of Supervisors’ office at 265-1480.

Volunteers sought to dissuade military signups

Nevada County peace activists are seeking volunteers and veterans of all walks to join an effort to dissuade young people from joining the military.

Conscientious objector guidance and other information will be provided at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office, the corner of Nevada City Highway and Ridge Road in Nevada City. Subsequent meetings will follow.

For more information, call Steve Weiss at 269-8291.

Fund set up for

accident victims

Family members have set up a trust fund to cover living and medical expenses for the family of Sarah Thompson and her infant daughter, who were struck by an alleged drunken driver Tuesday evening on Sutton Way.

The fund is at Placer Credit Union at 12100 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley, 95945. Anyone wishing to donate to the “Family Fund for the Thompson Family” may come in personally or mail in a donation to that address.

For more information about this fund, call Sandra Copher at 272-5858, ext. 1505.

Family members of the Thompsons are also holding a benefit car wash Sunday in the parking lot of Walker’s Office Supplies at 535 East Main St. from 12 to 3 p.m.

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