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Media Arts to give scholarship funds [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Media Arts to give scholarship funds The Media Arts Education Program, which is headquartered at Plaza de la Raza Inc., will be making available $25,000 through various scholarship programs for students from the Chicano community who are pursuing undergraduate studies in journalism, broadcasting, cinema, and related fields in the mass 'media, announced Grace Castro Nagata, chairperson of the program’s advisory board. The program is funded by a grant from the CBS Foundation. THREECATEGORIES The scholarship funds are being made available to students in three separate categories. A direct grant was made to the University of Southern California Mexican American Alumni Association in the amount of $15,000 at the association’s annual scholarship banquet on February 16. That award will be matched by USC on a two-to-one basis, effectively making a full $45,000 available to Chicano USC students pursuing media studies. The second category through which the funds form the Media Arts program wi...
RTD plans hearing on rate increase [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
RTD plans hearing on rate increase A public hearing will be held April 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Rapid Transit District board room, 425 S. Main Street on a proposed 5 to 10cent increase in bus fares. The hearing is scheduled to run at leas until 9 p.m., and then the board will meet Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. RTD president Thomas Neuaom said if the board approves new fares, they can take effect in late April. The board will be looking at all classes of both cash and pass fare hikes, with possibilities including the increase in the basic cash fare, now 55 percent. REASONS At a meeting in Glendale, the board was told by general manager Jack R. Gilstrap that two main reasons are behind the proposed rate hike. Gilstrap said that the Los Angeles inflation rate of 24 percent, based on the January rate, and heavy farebox revenue losses during February’s rainstorms mean consideration of a fare increase or immediate and severe service cuts. Gilstrap said that the city is facing a $3.5 million...
56-year career to end [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
56-year career to end For Henry Rio, mayors and city council members are just temporary workers on the city payroll. Since the Alhambra man came to work for the city in 1924, seven mayors and 130 city council members have come along, and the brand new City Hall Rio and other workers moved into has seen more than 50 years of continuous service. Rio, who is retiring after 56 years with the city, began as a messenger clerk in the civil service department at the age of 15, making $17.50 a week. As he ends his career as an assistant city clerk, his longevity record is the longest of any city employee in Los Angeled’ 200 year history to which he has contributed more than a quarter of its time. 1924 When Rio began work in 1924, the city had a population of 811,000, and a mayor named George Cryer. Calvin Collidge was president of the United States, and the City Hall was located on Broadway between Second and Third Streets. Rio was bom in Chicago and came to Los Angeles with his brother, Ant...
Olympic resurfacing approved [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Olympic resurfacing approved The Board of Supervisors has awarded a $117,115 contract to the Vemon Paving Company of Cerritos to resurface Olympic Boulevard from Indiana Street to Woods Avenue. The propject is part of the county’s skid resistance improvement program. The roadway will be resurfaced with a thin layer of skid-resistant asphalt concrete to reduce skidding, especially during wet weather. Part of the cost of the project will be paid for with federal funds under the federal aid urban program. The work is scheduled for completion in April. During the progress of the work, traffic on Olympic Blvd, Eastern and Arizona Avenues may be reduced to two lanes, one in each direction.
Offer job training program for youths [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Offer job training program for youths local youths ages 16 to 21 can now get practical work experience and an allowance in a new “Earn While You Learn” program being offered by The East Los Angeles Community UnionfTELACU). Participants in the program can be paid up to $3.10 an hour 6 hours a day while learning new skills that can lead to future employment. After completing a classroom or work experience course, participants are placed in on-the-job training positions in private industry. All applicants are thoroughly tested and counseled before beginning the program, and those found to be competent ina certain area are placed direatiy in training positions. “This program is especially designed for those people who want to leam a skill that can eventually lead to a career opportunity,” said Gloria Monaco, job developer. “We now have training positions available for re-ceptionist-typists, general office work, clerk typist, assistant bookkeeper, inventory clerk, shipping clerk, bank te...
Gold rmh Garfield students to visit sites [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Gold rmh Garfield students to visit sites For the tenth consecutive year, 32 Garfield High School students, under the direction of Tom Woessner, will be taking a seven day tour of the gold rush country this spring vacation. —— This special educational offering grew out of the classroom experiences of Woessner. During the ten years the trips have been offered, some 330 students have participated, and have covered 12,500 miles at a cost of approximately $30,000. As a new instructor of California history and environmental studies, Woessner said he soon became aware of the limitations of the classroom in teaching about the history and environment of California. He said he also became aware that many of the East Los Angeles youths in his classes had very little opportunity to travel and explore California. FUNDING During the first two years of the trips, the funding came totally from donations and studentraised funds. In 1973, the trip qualified for classrom credit as an experimental cla...
Dr. Nava appointed to Mexico [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Dr. Nava appointed to Mexico After weeks of rumors and reports, the White House this week officially nominated Dr Julian Nava as the next ambassador to Mexico. The former school board member and past president of the board is currently an assistant to the president of Cal State Northridge, where he was a longtime faculty member. Nava became one of the more influential Hispanic political leaders in the Southern California area when he was elected to the board in 1965. Before he retired last year, he had twice served as president, and was a leader of the former liberal majority which has been broken up through recall and elections. Nava ran for state superintendent of public instruction, and was a candidate for appointment as president of California State College at Los Angeles. His nonappointment to this post sparked a Controversy in the area. When rumors of Nava’s apppintment leaked out some weeks back, there were reports that Mexican offlcals were upset over the tact tht they had n...
Ferraro Jr. runs in 25th [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Ferraro Jr. runs in 25th A second generation entered the local political wars this week as Richard Ferraro Jr. took out papers to run in the Republican primary in the 25th Congressional District. Ferraro’s father, the school board member, previously ran for Congress himself in the northeast area, losing to Congressman George Brown. On the Democratic side, incumbent Democrat Edward R. Roybal is running for a new term, and will be opposed in his party’s primary by Dave Sanchez. In the 55th Assembly District, incumbent Richard Alatbrre is running for re-election, and is opposed in the Democratic primary by Michael Rives. Potential Republican candidates are Dale Reed and Julie Messimer, and running as a libertarian is Wached Boctor. In the 56th Assembly District, incumbent Art Torres is a candidate for re-election, and will be opposed by Republican J. Raul BJacksten, the only GOP candidate. Also running is Libertarian Sandra Nelson. On the county ballot, District Atomey John Van de Kamp...
City may extend rent law [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
City may extend rent law The question of whether or not the city’s current rent control ordinance will be renewed is back before the City Council this Friday, and timing is becoming a critical factor. “ The ordinance is due to : expire April 30. If the i council adopts the renewal on first reading Friday, and the mayor apprt ves it, a 30-day delay will still be required after publication before it can take effect. If the matter is put off until Friday, March 21, with the publication possibly on the following Monday, the extension wouldn’t take effect until April 25, five days before the current law expires. The renewal would be for 90 days, carrying the ordinance into the end of July. On the June 3 ballot will be' a statewide initiative which would forbid local municipalities from adopting rent control except by vote of the people. The three-month extension would allow continuation of the LA ordinance until the statewide vote is taken. SUPPORTS Councilwoman Peggy Stevenson favors th...
Dial Ride funding requested [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Dial Ride funding requested The city is requesting $150,000 from the County Department of Transportation to pay for Dial-A-Ride services in the northeast area during the 1980-81 fiscal year. Dial-A-Ride program is now being conducted locally by Golden MediVAn, an affiliate of Yellow Cab Company; but a city department of transportation spokesman said the city will go through a new process of selecting an agency to operate the program if the funding is approved. Tile Golden Medi-Van operation is being funded through the federal department of housing and urban development block grant; but Dave Talcott of the city transportation department said there were concerns that this source of funding might dry up because of new federal rules. Talcott said the federal government is tying the block grant money much more closely to servicing of areas identified for intensive development, and that area wide programs like the northeast dlal-a-rtde could be victims of the new policy. The Golden Medi-V...
I6th September committee will meet March 18 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
I6th September committee will meet March 18 The 16th of September Festival Committee will hold its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in the Belvedere Park Social Hall, 4914 E. Brooklyn Avenue, Los Angeles. The Committee sponsors one of the largest celebrations of Mexican Independence Day held in the United States in Belvedere County Park and on Brooklyn Avenue between the park and the East Los Angeles College. The 1980 Festival Chairman Larry Chavez will preside at the meeting to which the public is in- vlted. Committee chairmanships and assignments will be made at this meeting. Overall plans for this years’s celebration of Mexican Independence Day also will be made at this time. For further information, telephone Chaves at J*B- -
Media Arts to give scholarship funds [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Media Arts to give scholarship funds The Media Arts Education Program, which is headquartered at Plaza de la Raza Inc., will be making available $25,000 through various scholarship programs for students from the Chicano community who are pursuing undergraduate studies in journalism, broadcasting, cinema, and related fields in the mass media, announced Grace Castro Nagata, chairperson of the program’s advisory board. The program is funded by a grant from the CBS Foundation. ’’THREE categories The scholarship funds are being made available to students in three separate categories. A direct grant was made to the University of Southern California Mexican American Alumni Association in the amount of $15,000 at the association's annual scholarship banquet on February 16. That award will be matched by USC on a two-to-one basis, effectively making a full $45,000 available to Chicano USC students pursuing media studies. The second category through which the funds form the Media Arts program ...
Page A1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
College fair Saturday at Garfield The four high, schools in Area 6 will be joining in a college fair Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12:36 p.m. at Garfield High School, SIOIE. Sixth Street. Students from Wilson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt will be bused to the event, which will feature representatives from 65 schools. On hand will be recruiters from all local, colleges, and from such eastern institutions as Harvard'Hadcllffe, MIT, Princeton, Yale, Vasser, Antioch and Cornell, according to a school district
Fewer malpractice suits in 1978 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Fewer malpractice suits in 1978 The state department of health services recently released their' annual statistical report on malpractice lawsuits, which showed there were fewer suits in 1978 than in the year before. There were 449 completed malpractice lawsuits with settlements over $18000 in 1978, down from 556 in 1977. The dollar volume of malpractice payments during 1978 was $16,552,139. This Is also below the 1977 payment of $31,759,353. FACILITIES The 1978 payments, to 449 individuals, resulted from legal actions against 232 health facilities, most of them acute care hospitals, for damages for personal Injuries 'caused by an error, omission or negligence in the perrformanee of professional services. The largest payment was $900,000. The average payment tor all claims was $36,846. Almost half the malpractice payments in 1978, 47 percent, were between $3OOO and $lO,OOO. More than 75 percent of the payments in 1978 were for less than $30,000. The actions involved facilities in 31...
Cultural program at Eastman [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
Cultural program at Eastman A group of AsianAmeriCan students from UCLA presented a special cultural program last week at Eastman Ave. school, under the coordination of Eastman teacher Susan Mori. Those participating included Jenny Chomori, Warren Purutani, Steve Mori and Eugene Tashima. Songs and discussions of the Astan-American image were presented, as well as a skit with students acting the part of a jury in a courtroom scene.
Page A2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 12 March 1980
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