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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Inside Today's Star *■«*•" •• •. JO Home « Garden .. * ’ Cla»««od .... 23-32 Ntfo Out ... 7 Dr. Steincrohn ... 15 Social World 11 Editorial ....... 1» Sports 22 El Serene Star 0 Setmo Woof Alhambra Hillsid* Village Emory Park * Rom Hills 15th YEAR- -NO. 16 4932 HUNTINGTON DRIVE, SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA—THURSDAY, APRIL 16. 1964 PHONE 254-5111 33 PAGES 10 CENTS
Opposition to western freeway route grows El Sereno Citizens Group cites need to save homes [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Opposition to western freeway route grows El Sereno Citizens Group cites need to save homes Opposition to the western (blue) route of the Long l Beach Freeway extension through El Sereno began to form this week with the originating of the "El Sereno Citizens Freeway Committee.’* The committee favors the route directly north through South Pasadena (green route on maps). “It would surely be a great injustice to the El Sereno Community if the adopted route of the Long Beach Freeway extension up to Huntington Drive were changed to a western route at this late date," Charles Ornelas, spokesman for the recently formed El Sereno Citizens Freeway Committee, said. CHANGE ROUTE Ornelas explained that “the eastern route up to Huntington Drive was adopted more than 10 years ago. Since that time the. State Division of Highways has purchased over % million dollars of El Sereno property for construction of this adopted route. Now, however, a blue (western) route has been proposed which would requi...
Money-saving coupons in today's Star [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Money-saving coupons in today's Star A concentration of valuable coupons is published in today’s Star which represents an all out effort by leading El Sersno merchants to present the shoppers with a rare savings opportunity on the full range of wanted merchandise. It is the first annual coupon days, one of 12 monthly events sponsored by the El Sereno Betterment Assn, to be held during 1964. The comprehensive list of coupons range from ladies dresses to furniture, hardware, building supplies and groceries. It is estimated that a woman would save over $lOO should she use all of the coupons. It is a three day event beginning today and running through Saturday.
Northeast LA shows steady growth rate [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Northeast LA shows steady growth rate El S*rcno gains 1,023 population BY FRANK WHITAKER The Northeast area is growing—UP! The steady growth trend, aided by a gpurt in apartment building in this area, was again evidenced during the final quarter of 1963 when the population reached 131,800 representing a gain of 1815 persons since the April, 1960 U. S. Census. A significant milestone in the area's development was nearly ; reached as the number of residential dwelling units approached the 50,000 mark, according k\to the city planning department 'report. Undoubtedly the most dramatic development in residential construction over the past several years has been the areawide trend toward more and more multiple housing. Rising land costs, higher construction costs, less available near-in land and more young married couples have combined to accelerate the building of apartment houses rather than singlefamily dwellings. The ratio between the number Cl new apartment dwelling unit* and new dwe...
Rehearsals for 'Spring Festival underway in ES [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Rehearsals for 'Spring Festival underway in ES Rehearsals are beginning this week for the annual Spring Festival set for May 8 at the El Sereno Recreation Center. The theme will be “Robin Hood at the Mayfair.” There are as many parts to be filled as there are boys and girls interested in participating, according to Mrs. Mary Todd Partridge, director at the playground. There are many roles for boys as Robin Hood's Merry Men of Sherwood Forest, a* well as unlimited parts for girls who like to dance. If any Bluebird, Girl Scout or church group are interested in doing a dance as a complete group, Mrs. Partridge can be reached at the playground, 4721 Klamath St., at CA 5-3517. Rehearsal schedules for interested .participants are as follows: Monday, 4 p.m., boys: Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 pm. and 4:15 p.m. respectively, girls from kindergarten to third grade; Tuesday and Friday at 3:30 p.m., girls from grades four to six; and Thursday at 10:30 p.m., pre-school children. Mrs. Partridg...
Six LA police officers feted by service clubs [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Six LA police officers feted by service clubs Six officer* of the Los Angeles Police Department were honored yesterday by local service dab* for their police work in the community at the,weekly meeting of the El Sereho Optimist Club in the Legion Hall Honored by the service dube were Officer Fernando J. Najera, Officer Ruben Sanchez, Sgt. James Page, Officer Norman Conn, Sgt. John. Hurst, and Captain Alfred W. Trimbley. Service dubs taking part in the ceremonies were the El Sereno Betterment Assodatlon, the Valley Portal Kiwanis Club, the El Serene Optimist Club, the £1 Sereno Co-ordinating Coumtl, the Templar? Car Club Sereno, and the Northeast Op- timist Cub of Lincoln Heights. Captain Trimbley was honored "for his excellent work in the Northeast Los Angeles area as commander of the Highland Park Najera “In appreciation for his excellent police work In the El Sereno area”; Officer Sanchez “for his excellent work In behalf of the community of El Sereno”; Sgt. Page “for his many act...
Air school annexation today [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Air school annexation today A public hearing will be held today on the up-com-ing school election for the Alhambra Hills area of El Sereno that recently deannexed from the City of Los Angeles and joined Alhambra. The meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors hearing room at 500 W. Temple St, The election to decide whether the former Gravois area students will attend Alhambra schools, or remain in the Los Angeles city schools system, will be held June 16 at the home of Mrs. Harold Munn, 2212 Chamwood Ave. (her hew Alhambra numbered addrau). Robert F. Gray, assistant shv perintendent of the Alhambra schools system, said the election is being held so that the Alhambra Hills residents can decide for themselves whether they want to send their children to Alhambra schools and be taxed for it, or whether they wish to remain in the L.A. schools system with their pres-1 ent school tax levy. I I He said if the vote Is in favor of annexing to the AlhamIb...
Rose Hill sports field to undergo landscaping [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Rose Hill sports field to undergo landscaping velopment of the Rose HOI Park sports field, 4350 Mercury Ave., was given Thursday by the Lot Angeles City Recreation and Park Commission. Thursday, April 30, at 3 p.m. waAAct as date bids will be received by tlie Commission's secretary on the Rose Hill Park project. Flans call for grading of th 4 entire area to provide two ball diamonds. One of the diamonds will be lighted, and encircled with bleachers; and the other, a softball diamond, will be surrounded by chainlink fencing. Dugouts will also be provided at each play area. A 36-car-capacity parking lot: a 24-foot-by-27-foot fieldhouse with sanitary facilities for men and women; a director’s office and a caretaker’s room are included in the project. Development plans also call for landscaping, installation of drinking fountains, curbs, gutters and paving. Rose Hill Park is located in the 13th District, represented by Councilman James Harvey Brown.
Wilson coeds 'take over city on Girls Week [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Wilson coeds 'take over city on Girls Week Girls’ Week is here! TMs week from Sunday, April 12 to Friday, April 17, the Girls' League from Wilson High School will Join all L.A. City schools in honoring the top senior girls in the-school. Girls’ Week activities and their chairman for each- day, selected from Girls’ League are: Sunday, Girls’ Day in the church, Melinda kasmussen; Monday, Girls’ League Good Grooming Assembly, Toni Dichirico; Tuesday, Girls’ Pay in business, Yvonne Quinonez; Wednesday, Girls’' Day as a homemaker, (cake bake contest), Eileen Havecker; Friday, Cotton-Hi Day and dance, Eileen Tsutahara. Girls are asked to wear cotton dresses and a big dance Will be held to bring Girls' Week to an end Friday. Every year for Girls’ Week, department chairman select the top girls from their department to take their place for the week. Eleven deserving girls have received the title of “Miss Department.” They are Miss Math-Science, Patty Newell; Miss Language, Estela Salazar; Mi...
New traffic signal on Valley Blvd. installed [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
New traffic signal on Valley Blvd. installed Los Angeles City Councilman James Harvey Brown announced last week the completion of traffic signal installation along Valley Blvd. On the south side of Lincoln Park where Valley Blvd. has been recently,widened a new traffic signalwas installed at the comer of Valley and San Pablo. San Pablo is the street leading into the manufacturing area and the County complex around the County Hoapital area. A new signal was installed and turned on this last week at Vineburn Ave. and Valley Blvd. This will allow a safe entrance into a manufacturing area and the Hillside residential area just north of Valley Blvd.. It also facilitates a safe crossing of the railroad tracks Into the industrial area just south of Valley Blvd. Continuing the system, another new signal was turned on at Boca allowing for traffic flow north into Hillside Village and south over a new dedication across the Southern Pacific tracks to the industrial area along Worth St. Finalizi...
Schools W—lc Open house programs at schools [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Schools W—lc Open house programs at schools Public School Week will be celebrated April 20-24 at El Sereno schools, with various open house ceremonies scheduled during that week. Open hopse at elementary schools include: Multnomah. El Sereno and Huntington Drive. 7-9 p.m., April 23; and Sierra Park, 7-9 p.m., April 21. Open house will be the order at Wilson High School next Tuesday. April 21st, starting with a program In the auditorium at 7 p.m. Wilson’s famous band, Madrigal Singers, Glee Club, and dance band will present brief numbers with the added attraction of a dance number by the Modernettes, under the direction of Mrs. Elaine Ross. The music groups will be led by Mr. Bob Kursinski, Mrs. Virginia O’Quinn, Mrs. Jane Reed, and Mr. Kenneth Kamp. MILITARY EXHIBIT A rare treat is offered to the El Sereno community in the form of a display of -military equipment near the Girls’ Physical Education Building, including mortar, machine gun, automatic rifle, trucks, radios, rocket launc...
DeMolays install Rodger Kee [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
DeMolays install Rodger Kee The El Sereno Chapter, Order of DeMolay will hold a public installation of officers Saturday evening, April 18. at 8 p.m. in the Masonic Temple, 4736 S. Huntington Dr. Rodger Kee, a S’63 graduate of Wilson High, will be Installed as Master Councilor. Also to be installed will be Jon Harting, Senior Councilor and Ray Cugno, Junior Councilor. Appointed to serve with the Councilors during their term are; Jim Hawkins and Jack Infranca, Senior and Junior Deacons; John Dickinson and Bud Bums, Senior and Junior Stewards; .Craig Petersen, i shal; Roger West, Standard Bearer; David Collin, Orator; Robert Haigh, Sentinel. The Severn Preceptors are: Larry Moran, Kenny Gordon, Bill Smiley, Gene Freeman, Glenn Watje, Bill Johnson and James Frias. The installing team will be: Installing Officer, Len Coursey, Jr. Past Master Councilor: Senior Councilor, Doug Gossage, R.D., P.M.C. El Serene; Jr. Councilor, Jack Watje, Chev.; Chaplain, Michael Garoute, P.M.C. South Pasade...
Teenage hero saves 2 men from drowning [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Teenage hero saves 2 men from drowning I An 18-year-old El Sere no youth Monday was credited with saving the lives of two men whose boat was overturned by Afiuge wave off Huntington Beach. One of the men later died of a heart attack. Tommy Lopez, of 5207 JBohlig Rd., was walking on the beach that afternoon with hia brother David, 17, and a friend, when he saw a big wave sweep over an inboard cruiser Just offshore. Lopez swam toward the capsized boat and helped the two men washed overboard make their way to shore. ONE RECOVERS One of the men collapsed on the sand, and Lopez gave him artificial respiration, but his efforts were in vain. The man died of a heart attack. The second man was taken to a Huntington Beach hospital where he is recovering. Neither of the men were identified. Lopez's sister, Irene Lopez, told the El Sereno Star her brother had only recently received his certificate for completing a skin diving course, and that he was a good swimmer. Lopez attended Wilson High ; ...
Yorty urges action on Monterey Hills [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Yorty urges action on Monterey Hills CCNA—Mayor Sam Yorty last Thursday asked the city council to move promptly on development at the 246 mostly vacant acres in the Mortterey Hills area, as predicted exclusively in Northeast Publications last week. The mayor’s message was referred by council president L. E. Umberlake to the council’s planning committee and district councilman John Holland, concurring in the referral, said this would allow the council to give intensive study to Yorty’s recommendation. The area which the mayor hopes will be developed aoon by means of a federal loan of between 17 million and 98 mil* lion is bounded generally by Monterey Road, Ave. 60, Collis Ave., and Cassatt Street on the eastern L.A. city boundary. MOSTLY VACANT Yorty stressed that the proposed development area is mostly vacant, hilly land which would make highly' desirable lots for residential building once it is graded and improved.' The mayor pointed to the success of a similar development by the ...
Communications, is topic at Farmdal© PTA [Newspaper Article] — El Sereno Star — 16 April 1964
Communications, is topic at Farmdal© PTA Farmdale PTA will meet April 21 in the school auditorium at 1:30 p.m. ,On the program will be a representative of the Bell Telephone Company. Comfnunications using the modem telestar will be featured by film, narration and demonstration. There will be a report of the nominating committee atid election of officers will be held. The leaders of Farmdale’s youth groups will be presented at this meeting. Junior Girl Scout Troop 2491 will conduct the flag ceremony. Coffee, punch and cookies will be served by the PTA.