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Closing an open campus [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Closing an open campus Kennedy Elementary School will be holding a community meeting next Tuesday to discuss the question of building a fence around the previously open campus, in view of recent security orders from the district about closing off all but one entrance to each school. Principal Dennis Martinez, shown examining the security directives with advisory council vice president Lourdes lllingsworth, said the open design for the campus was originally conceived of in community-district consultations, and he wants renewed community imput on closing of the campus. The meetings Tuesday will be at 9 a.m. and I p.m., and will also feature a slide show on the census. •
Crackdown on garment industry [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Crackdown on garment industry A special strike force of U.S. Department of Labor investigators begin a crackdown this week on the Los Angeles garment industry looking for violations of federal Wage and Hour laws by employers of undocumented workers. William Buhl, regional administrator for the Labor Department’s Employment Standards Administration, announced the formation of the eightmember investigative force and the crackdown. “The strike force effort will be aimed at uncovering and eliminating minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping and child labor violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA),” Buhl said. VIOLATIONS “These are longtime and accepted workplace standards, but our research indicated they are being grossly violated by some unscrupulous garment industry employers,” he noted. He added that the objective of the special enforcement effort is to remove the economic advantage from employers who hire undocumented workers and pay them substandard wages. “We believe we can<...
Juarez gets Bradley staff post [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Juarez gets Bradley staff post Alberto Juarez Jr. this week joined the staff of Mayor Tom Bradley’s office of small business assistance, as business liaison for the office. Juarez, 38, will receive a salary of $23,050 for the post. He has resigned his position as a member of the city civil service commission to accept the job, replacing Rudy Guerra, who resigned to accept a post with the federal department of commerce. Juarez also leaves the law firm of Miller and Miller, where he worked as an administrator. Previously, he was director of personnel and employee relations for the county's Health Systems ALBERTO JUAREZ
II measures on ballot for June [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
II measures on ballot for June .Eleven ballot issues will be facing the voters on the June 3 primary ballot, Assemblyman Richard Alatorre said this week. : In releasing a rundown of the ballot order, Alatorre said that the state’s voters registration has topped the ten million mark, but five million persons eligible to register remain off the voUng rolls. The local Assemblyman said, “1 earnestly urge those of you who constitute the missing five million to register to vote in this important election.” Items on the ballot include the following: Proposition 1 The |495 million bond issue known as the “Parkland and Renewable Resources Investment Program." Proposition 2 The “Veterans Bond Act of 1980,” authorizing 8750 million for farm, home and mobilehome loans to CalVets. Proposition 3 A Constitutional amendment protecting the historic integrity of the State Capitol in Sacramento. Proposition 4 Makes low-rent housing projects subject to referendum if the local electorate chooses to put ...
Student leaders confer at Garfield [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Student leaders confer at Garfield Problems confronting senior high school students and their schools will be discussed by principals, advisers and student council (Residents of the Los Angeles Unified School District at their annual conference 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. today at Garfield High School. Civic and community leaders will swell the attendance to nearly 300 for the conference which will emphasize “leadership for the 1980s.” Students attending will represent the top leadership among the 49 senior high schools in the Los Angeles school district. One of the features of the sessions will be group meetings where student leaders and school officials will seek ways Jo improve the instructional program and solutions to such problems as high sphool “dropouts.” Those schools in the district which have successful programs aimed at meeting the various concerns of the group will offer their programs for possible adaptation at other schools. SPEAKER The keynote speaker for the morning session...
Judge Egly bused to ELA schools [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Judge Egly bused to ELA schools Judge Paul Egly made it on Monday to the eastside schools which he failed to visit Friday afternoon, as he continued his crash course in the realities of life at LA city schools. —— Visited Monday were Wilson High, Roosevelt High, Hollenbeck JuniorHigh, and Soto Street and Kennedy elementary schools. As had been the case with the visits to schools made by Egly on Thursday and Friday, the judge and accompanying lawyers traveled by school bus and had UtUe comment on what they had seen. One attorney, however, characterized the judge’s reaction as noting the realities of life at segregated schools, and also noting the difficulty of removing the segregated status from isolated minority schools like those on the eastside. Meanwhile, the board dealt' Monday night with what could be termed peripheral issues arising from the lengthy desegregation battle. PICKET LINE One of the issues, overcrowded schools, drew a picket line of teachers and a number of vehement...
Your Social Security [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Your Social Security By Irene Lopez Increases in average earnings covered by social security the past year have triggered an increase in the retirement test annual exempt amount for people receiving social security benefits, Irene Lopez, Social Security District Manager in this area said recently. The retirement test annual exempt amount is the amount of earnings a person can have and still receive all benefits for the year. For people under 65, the ;1980 annual exempt amount will be $3,720. The 1979 amount was $3,480. F or people 65 or over the 1980 annual exempt amount is $5,000, The 1979 amount was $4,500. WITHHOLD BENEFITS A person whose 1980 earnings go over the annual exempt amount generally has $1 in benefits withheld for each $2 of earnings above the exempt amount. Another figure increased is the amount of annua! earnings required to receive social security credits. A person needs credit for a certain amount of work to be eligible for social security benefits. This credit is...
Vocational nursing class scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Vocational nursing class scheduled Vocational nursing classes for high school graduates or holders of GED certificates are offered at East Los Angles Occupational Center, 2100 Marengo Street. Day-long orientations for the program are scheduled for April 25, May 9, May 16 and May 30. Signups must be taken at the counseling office before participating in the orientation. The vocational nursing courses are scheduled to begin in August of 1980. For further information, call 223-1283. The pound is abbreviated "lb." because it comes from the Latin hhra of old Romo,
Offer flower arrangement class here [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Offer flower arrangement class here Mrs. Ochi Asako of Los Angeles is donating her Japanese Flower Arranging Expertise to the East Los Angeles Community. She has been sharing her 30 years of experience with the Seniors of Salazar Park for the last three months. She begins this week a new class, which is part of the Creative Living Class sponsored by Garfield Community Adult School. Those interested in this fine Japanese Art are welcome. The class is free. Registration can be made with Olivia Sanchez, the instructor during class time, Tuesdays 9-11:30 a.m. in the Social Hall at Salazar Park, 3964 Whittier Blvd,, Los Angeles, CA 90023. For more information call 264-7685.
Koosevdt KQK A student’s point of view [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Koosevdt KQK A student’s point of view by Louis Manuel Onate ROTC, I’m sure you hav« heard about it somewhere in your life. I am more thar proud to be a member ol one of the best ROTC unite in the city of Lbs Angeles the Rossevelt High Schob ROTC Student Battalion. ROTC Stands foi Reserve Officer Training Corps. What does ROTC teach us? First anc foremost the principles oi leadership.. It also teachee ns first aid, map reading, and teamwork. But what is very unique about the Roosevelt Higi School ROTC unit is that we are the only one in the city that goes to the field, Everytime we have a chance we practice whal we learn in class (land navigation and leadership). * For Christmas vacation, 1979, we camped at Joshua Tree National Monument for an incredibly exciting time. The trip was srganized by our instructors, SFC Lozoya and 3/SGT Fernie Montes. We stayed there five days. The first day we build a nase camp and learned a tittle about the terrain, That night we went on a terrain navi...
General upholstery class is offered [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
General upholstery class is offered In keeping with its primary objective of providing intensive short-term job training, the East Los Angeles Occupational Center at 2100 Marengo Street, is offering a late afternoon general upholstery class from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. George Simon, widely known throughout the industry for his “production oriented” upholstery training programs, is the instructor. Simon said that there is constant demand at very good pay tor persons who successfully complete this training program. Since enrollment in the class is limited as to numbers, he suggests that you register immediately, In the Center’s counseling office or call 223-1283 for further Information. LETTERS A Business Communications class is being taught afternoons at East Los Angeles Occupational Center, from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Students will learn to write business letter applied to practical situations for personal and vocational use. The course includes a review of sentence st...
March II Hearing on grant fund application [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
March II Hearing on grant fund application A hearing will be held on March 11 at 7 p.m. at Lincoln High School on the city’s application for $56 million in federal fluids for the 1980-81 fiscal year. The three council members serving the sastside, northeast area and the Wilshire district will conduct the local hearing; Councilman Art Snyder and John Ferraro, and Conncilwoman Peggy Stevenson. The city council decided Thursday that five additional hearings which the city has agreed to hold on the grant application will all be held on March 11 at 7 pm. in different-parts of the city, and that all 15 council members will be involved. The ad hoc committees in each area will consist of the council members for that area. The local meeting will cover the northeast, Hollywood and the Wilshire area. The additional hearings were agreed to after a group called the coalition for Community Development Reform was sharply critical of the hearings which had been held earlier, before council consider...
Immunisation clinic set for Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Immunisation clinic set for Thursday There win be a special Immunization clinic Thursday night from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center, 245 S. Fetteriy Ave. Offered will be Immunizations against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, and the two kinds of measles. -All Immunizations are free. Records of previous Immunizations should be brought, and all children must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. For more Information, call 267-3151.
Sprinklers to be added in schools [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Sprinklers to be added in schools The school board Monday night approved in principle the installation of - fire sprinkling systems in 117 school buildings at 71 sites over the next three years. Cost of the program will be about $7.5 million, and board members will be locking for potential sources of funding between now and when a final budget for next year is adopted. First year funding of $2,003 million will be needed, and board members were discussing the possibility of seeking state help for the expenditure, since the sprinklers are being put in as a result of state fire marshal regulations which were adopted in 1963. However, the state’s policy of reimbursing districts for state mandated costs only covers regulations adopted since 1966, which makes state reimbursement doubtful. The sprinklers are' needed at older school sites where open transoms in doors would carry ' fire from rooms oiit into the hallways, making it difficult for students to escape if a fire broke out. During ...
Closing an open campus [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 5 March 1980
Closing an open campus Kennedy Elementary School will be holding a community meeting next Tuesday to discuss the question of building a fence around the previously open campus, in view of recent security orders from the district about closing off all but one entrance to each school. Principal Dennis Martinez, shown examining the security directives with advisory council vice president Lourdes lllingsworth, said the open design for the campus was originally conceived of in community-district consultations, and he wants renewed community imput on closing of the campus. The meetings Tuesday will be at 9 a m. and 1 p.m., and will also feature a slide show on the census.