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56% higher Gas bills zoom as users fume [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
56% higher Gas bills zoom as users fume By Sheryl Johansen Southern California Gas Company customers upset by their December billing are in for even more bad news on their January bill. The Public Utilities Commission Tuesday approved a rate hike of 1.176 per therm, or about $1.32 a month for the average residential customer. Rates for December were already 56 percent higher than rates for December, 1978. However, without, relatively warm December weather last month the bills would have even been higher. Tom Sanger, spokesman for Southern California Gas, said the average customer paid $22.71 for 112 therms in December, 1978. This December that figure was closer to $3O. The reason, he said, is increased cost of natural gas. 3 INCREASES "The PUC approved three rate increases last year,” he said. "And all the increases went straight into buying more gas, not into profits.” The price of natural gas has increased, he said, because of government deregulation passed in 1978. The action lif...
Graduation awards event scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Graduation awards event scheduled East Los Angeles College will honor 489 candidates for fall semester graduation. at the semiannual Graduation Awards Brunch to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Arthur J. Baum Student Center on campus. The public is invited to attend the brunch and tickets may be purchased in advance at the Fiscal Office or at the door. Cost is $3.50 per person. • Entertainment for the event will be provided by the ELA College Jazz Ensemble. More than 36 scholarships and departmental awards for academic excellence will be presented to the graduates at the brunch, according to Larry Rozadilla, coordinator of student activities. Master of ceremonies at the brtmch will be Manuel Ronquillo, dean of student services. Marcella Vasquez, Associated Students president, and Arthur Avila, college president, will participate in the ceremonies as well. Rabbi Frank Rosenthal, president, ELAC Academic Senate, will give the Inrocafen. Conferring awards will be Donald Bnm...
Sidewalk superintendent [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Sidewalk superintendent Breed Street Elementary, 2226 East Third St., has a new coat of paint on the walls around the school thanks in part to Roberta Weintraub, president of the Los Angeles City Board of Education and Superintendent William Johnston. The painting is part of a war on graffiti that is underway throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. Dr. Johnston finished his chore with the paint roller and is shown giving expert advise to Kirs. Weintraub. School district pointer, with full equipment completed the work including sandblasting the concrete sidewalks around the school. The anti-graffiti battle at the schools is being won with the help of students, according to the superintendent.
Hearing on junk food set [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Hearing on junk food set A public hearing will be held Feb. 7 at Hollenbeck Junior High School on the sale .of so-called "junk food” in district junior and senior high schools. The hearing, lasting from 12 nopn to 2 p.m., will be the third of four scheduled throughout the district, to get imput on the matter from parents. The sessions are being conducted by Kathleen Brown Rice, and are the outgrowth of a motion approved in November of last year to ban sale of such items as soft drinks and candy on high school campuses beginning in September. The items are already banned on elementary school campuses. DEFINE The committee is now attempting to define what is covered under the ban on “junk food." Up until now, the district has been operating under a definition developed by 1976 by a study committee, which defined “junk food” as “any item with little or no nutritive value and which does not contribute significantly to the recommended dietary allowance for growth and development of child...
Bilingual teacher funding [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Bilingual teacher funding State financial help is available for students and teachers who would like to become qualified to teach in a bilingual classroom. Application deadline is Feb. 11 for the state bilingual-crosscultural teacher development grant. Students may file the general student aid ap.plication by that date, with the teacher grant supplement. The grants range up to $3OOO per year for tuition, fees, books and living expenses, depending on need, and may be renewed for one additional year. Applications for grant are available at UCLA, Cal State Los Angeles and Northridge, Pepperdine, University of Southern California, or by writing to Heidi Lazzarotto, program supervisor, California Student Aid Commission, 1410 Fifth Street, Sacramento 95814.
Church has program for handicapped [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Church has program for handicapped The Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will soon be involved in a major new approach to handicapped people in East Los Angeles, it was announced this week. Our specific concern,” said Henry Estrada, CMF, director of the project, “is with handicapped individuals who are from Spanish-speaking families.” Estrada is a Claretian seminarian who has been involved with the deaf and hard of hearing in the Ix)s Angeles area and in Fort Worth, Texas. He began as a teachers aide, and went on to organize a religious education center, to direct summer camp programs for deaf children, and work in a program of visiting deaf adults in their homes and interpreting at their liturgies. Last March, Estrada was involved in giving a major presentation on the U S. Bishop’s Letter on Handicapped People at a workshop in San Francisco. GOALS Estrada said of the new program, “Our goals arc to seek out the handicapped persons in the East LA area, to find out from them how the...
Nava declines comment on appointment [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Nava declines comment on appointment Educator Julian Nava continues to decline any comments on press reports that he will soon be named United States ambassador to Mexico by President Carter. He was not available at the University of California at Northridge where he serves as assistant to the president. Nava is also a former member of the Ix)S Angeles Board of Education. Nava, who would be the first, latino to serve as ambassador, earlier said the importance of each nation to the other is wgjllunderstood and that "whoever the president nominates has a responsibility anil a wonderful opportunity to develop happy relations between the two countries.” Any further comment, Nava said, would have to come from the White House. If nominated by Carter and confirmed by the Senate, Nava would succeed Ambassador Patrick Lucey, former governor of Wisconsin, who had resigned to join the presidential campaign of Sen. Edward Kennedy. Nava has gained support from several Hispanic leaders, including...
Resources center has programs [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Resources center has programs The Chicano Resources Center, located at the East Los Angeles Library, 4801 East Third Street, has developed a multi-media collection documenting aspects of Chicano history and culture. The collection of books, dissertations, - periodicals, art prints, videocassettes, records, filmstrips, posters and microfilm is available for use by the general public, students and teachers, as well as other public and university libraries. In addition, the center provides Spanish language books, and community information for East Los Angeles residents, and produces original print and non-print material. Beginning on Jan. 30, the Chicano Resource Center and the Chicano Studies Department of East Los Angeles College will cooperate in providing a free college credit course, "Chicano Studies 2 The Mexican American in Contemporary Society. " Course is taught by Professor Omar Vega. For further information, call 263-5087.
Judge Munnell will leave court post [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Judge Munnell will leave court post Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge William A. Munnell, East L.A., announced today that he will not seek re-election in 1980. On the Superior Court Bench since his appointment Oct. 31, 1961, he presently is assigned to a court in the Norwalk Courthouse. Judge Munnell cited as reasons for leaving the “dangerous politicization of California's non-partisan judiciary, the extreme and increasing cost of judicial campaigns, increasing political attacks on the judiciary and the freeze on judicial salaries in a period of runaway inflation.” "California has enjoyed the reputation of having the finest judiciary in the United States, perhaps in the world," declared Judge Munnell. “But now I am concerned that if the politicization of the judiciary continues, the quality of the state’s judges will be severely affected. ’ ’ "If a judge must accept campaign contributions and, similar to a seeker of political office, seek endorsements from political, professi...
Computer typeset operators needed [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Computer typeset operators needed “We receive an average of five requests for computer typesetting operators every week, and we don’t have enough trainees to fill these positions,” states Joen Mascari, Instructor at East Los Angeles Occupational Center. “No student who has finished the program has had to go out looking for a job. Employers are waiting to hire them. Most students get hired before they complete their training.” Operating an electronic typesetter is a good job option for someone with typing skills or someone willing to team to type while they learn to operate the equipment. Typing is also taught at the Center, so that trainees can leam everything they need during the 8:30 to 3:15 school day or during late afternoon and evening hours. Because there is such a high demand for trained operators, anyone interested in entering the job market can expect to earn $4 to $5 an hour starting wage after two semesters of training. What are some of the skills one should have prior to...
llonsiAvifr soils 'glass / flair' for SIO; ivorlh slhoo [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
llonsiAvifr soils 'glass / flair' for SIO; ivorlh slhoo NILF.S. 111, The story of a small fortune, lost because a housewife had no idea her glass plate was a collector's item, recently came to light. In a letter to J. R. MacArlhur. chairman of the Bradford exchange, world's largest trading center in collector's plates, a Madison. Wise., woman wrote: "I had a loilique 1965 plate . .. which I sold to a friend for 540. 1 had not heard of you at that time." The plane she sold is actually valued at morethan SI.BOO. Although MacArlhur points out that this price is exceptionally high, he said. "I'm afraid others may be losing hundreds or thousands of dollars by not knowing what their plates are worth." To aid in identifying valuable plates, the exchange issues a report that includes current prices on more than 900 plates, guidelines on w hat to look for and when to buy. and the plate evaluation checklist used by the exchange. To obtain a copy without cost or obligation, just send your name...
Page A2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
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Page A2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
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Capt. Joe Sandoval Enlrevista con el comandante [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Capt. Joe Sandoval Enlrevista con el comandante For Jesus ■Chucbo' Mares El Martes 9 de Enero del ano que comienza me presente por la manana para asistir a una dta que tcniamos concertada el Capitan Vbe Sandoval, shore Comandante de la Estacion de Policia de area antes mencionada (Hollenbeck Police Station). Ful recibido por el proplo Capitan quien me invito a pasar a su oficina chica, pero confortable. Inmedlatamente empezo una entrevista entre el Capitan y yo, que resulto raasomenosasi. (Pregunta) Capitan Sandoval, en donde nacio Ud? (Respuestai En un pueblito de Nuevo Mexico, Uamado Portsander. (P) En que ano llego Ud. a Los Angeles? (R) Mas o menos en 194243. . (P) En que area de Los Angeles paso Ud. su juventud? (R) Aqui mismo en el area de Hollenbeck. Estuve en la escuela Superior de Lincoln Heights y de alii me ful ai Servicio Mill tar en donde estuve 4 anos. Despues estuve en la policia del aire, siendo alii precisamente en donde empeze con la idea de ser policia. (B) Quiere...
Viaje para ciudadanos mayores [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Viaje para ciudadanos mayores 1980 marca un nuevo y excitante ano para el Club de Ciudadanos Adultos de Nuestra Senora de Lourdes. El Sabado 26 de Abril del presente ano va a Uevarse a cabo un viaje a traves de los Estados Unidos que durara 22 dias. Emma Olivas, Coordinadora, dice que el viaje cubre 13 Estados, incluyendo 3 noches en New Orleans, 2 noches an Atlanta, , Georgia, una noche en Gatlinburg, Tennessee y una noche en Nashville. Tambien se visitaran las grutas de Carlsbad en Nuevo Mexico y otros muchos lugares hermosos de Texas, Arkansas, Colorado y Arizona. Para mayor informacion pongase en contacto con la Sra. Olivas al telefono 2815354.
Giro grupo pianea viaje [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 16 January 1980
Giro grupo pianea viaje El Sr. y la Sra. Miguel Salcido son los coordinadores de los Amigos Adultos Unidos que anuncian que su grupo pianea para este ano de 1980 un viaje que se llamara “Viaje Gran America” para el dia 10 de Julio, el cual incluira 12 dias de exploracion en Colorado para vlsitar el Parque Nacional “Yellowstone” y la Montana Rushmore. Los Sees. Salcido ya han hecho en el pasado otros viajes que han sido todo un exito y ahora estos 12 dias de placer solo les cosyaran 6439. por persona que incluye todo menos los alimentos. Para mas informacion puede llamar al telefono 3894824 o escriblr a; The Seniors P. O. Box 83014, Los Angeles, California 90063.