Community Briefs: Dec. 1, 2012
CHS baseball selling trees
The Corning High School baseball program is selling Christmas trees from 4-7 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends in the Olive City Quick Lube parking lot at 2046 Solano St.
Scouts holding paper drive
Boy Scouts Troops will be holding a newspaper drive at 9 a.m. today.
In case of rain, they will hold it Dec. 8. Leave papers on the curb.
Anyone living outside the city you can take your papers to Specialized Fibers on South Avenue just west of the railroad tracks. Questions call 824-3240.
Muzzle loaders at Toy Shoot
The 17th annual Stony Creek Muzzle Loaders Toy Shoot will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Lizard Camp.
Entry fee is one unwrapped toy, valued at $10 or more. Toys will be donated to the Corning Fire Department as part of their giveaway program.
Black powder rifles in lines welcomed, round ball and patch only, no visual aids.
Take Corning road to Paskenta, turn left on Round Valley road, drive approximately seven miles and look for sign.
For more information, call 824-0648 or 852-7183.
Retired teacher plan meeting
The meeting in December for the Mt. Lassen Div. 9 will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 10 at 1135 Lincoln St. in Red Bluff.
The Christmas program will be the choir from Red Bluff High School and Don Francisco will be serving a Mexican lunch for $10. Please bring an unwrapped toy.
For information, call Tom Moisey at 527-6138.
Christmas mixer in Corning
The 13th annual Corning Christmas Mixer will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Premiere West Bank, 1201 Solano St.
There will be appetizers and refreshments, the winners of Christmas Tree Lane, Senior of the Year and the Lighted Christmas Parade will be announced.
Corning Little League Baseball
Corning Little League will hold signs from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 19 at West Street School cafeteria.
Bring the player's birth certificate.
CHP applications available
The California Highway Patrol will begin accepting applications for new officers in January, the first time in three years the agency has looked to hire.
Online applications will be accepted from Jan 3-5.
Candidates must be 20-35 years old, a US citizen, have no felony convictions and be a high school graduate.
There are a variety of tests, including medical, and interviews that will follow.
For information and application, visit www.chpcareers.com.