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Model UN Students debate issues of world [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Model UN Students debate issues of world “Soviet troops are massing on the border of Iran, Americans are being held hostage in Tehran, nuclear weapons proliferation, the Middle East situation and the future status of Cypress”-today’s headline topics are being debated in the halls of Roosevelt High School. Roosevelt holds daily classes in a Model United NaUons where students assume roles of delegates fdrom the world’s family of natipns. “Without the Model UN, one cannot fully undersdtand the principles by which nations strive for peace, something all students should become concerned with,” according to Frasnk Capetill, a senior and member of the high school’s Model UN speech class. The Model UN program, classes and a school club were started by Loma Auerbach, a speech teacher, in the winter of 1974. The program has grown from three or four gifted students to 30 over the past tew years. And it has gained national recognition at Model UN conferences. EARLY DAYS During the first few yea...
Deadline for rent refund extended [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Deadline for rent refund extended Because of a recent surge in the number of responses from present and former HUD Section 236 tenants who may be eligible for a rent refund. Judge Harry Pregerson of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, has authorized an extension of the Jan. 31 deadline for return of claim forms to Feb. 22, Patricia Tenoso announced today. Tenoso is lead counsel for the lawsuit, Underwood v. Harris, which is one of several suits filed by lowincome tenants against HUD. These tenants failed to receive Congressionally mandated subsidies for rent increases due to rising taxes and utilities between the period of February 1, 1975 to September 31,1977. “Under the new deadline, claim forms must be received by Feb. 22," said Tenoso. “The processing center will continue to accept requests for claim forms and mail them to potential claimants through February IS." According to Tenoso, one of the reasons for the extension is that several project owners and ma...
Two police officers will be honored [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Two police officers will be honored Hollenbeck police officers Jess J. Nunez and Daniel S. Torres will be presented commendatory resolutions Thursday before the City Council for their actions in rescuing an 87-year-old deaf woman from her bur- ning home. The rescue of Marina Harrison occurred on Jan. 8 in Boyle Heights. Expected to be on hand to honor the offices at a presentation before the council meeting will be Councilman Art Snyder, police chief Daryl Gates and police commissioner Sal Montenegro.
Disaster drill held by students [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Disaster drill held by students Students from Garfield High School’s LVN nursing class dressed themselves up as disaster victims as part of a test of Los Angeles hospitals to sec whether they are set up to handle huge emergencies. The test took place on Jan. 30. At 1 p.m. nurses gathered in their street clothes and applied each other with make-up representing bums, cuts, and gun shot wounds. At 1:15 Schaffer Ambulances loaded up these “disaster victims” and tore off for the Emergency Room of the Santa Marta hospital and Clinic with sirens blaring. The hospital was not expecting a drill. ‘VICTIMS’ The ’’victims” were triaged to different areas of the hospital. A triage is the classification of patients into three groups: those who will live without therapy of any kind; those who are expected to die no matter wha treatment is provided; and those who make up a priority group of patients who will survive if given adequate care. Once they arrived, one student was transported to the morgu...
Shutdown of plant demanded [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Shutdown of plant demanded Citing serious threats to the health and environment of people living in the los Angeles area, Assemblyman Art Torres (D-los Angeles) has called for an immediate shutdown and investigation of the AMVAC Chemical plants the City of Commerce. “This is the second time in the last year that AMVAC Chemical plant has been the focus of potential health problems for this community," Torres declared. Amid charges of unlawful chemical emissions, alleged disregard for employee safety and possible violations of EPA regulations, AMVAC continues as the only manufacturer of DBCP in the country, even though the use of DBCP in California has been banned by the California Department of Food and Agriculture as a proven health hazard." WORSE “The problem has gone from bad to worse and the concerns expressed by the people of Commerce appear to be fully justified. Now there are reports of DBCKP contained in soil samples taken from grounds at the,rear of the 1 plant, soil contami...
(PR class offered at Santa Marta [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
(PR class offered at Santa Marta Santa Marta hospital and clinic is offering a class in cardiopulmonary resuscitation .(CPR) to residents of the East Los Angeles community beginning Monday, Feb. 28. The two-hour classes will be conducted from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a period of three weeks. instruction will be provided by Sister Grace Robies, RN, director of nursing services, and Daphne Ford, R.N., nursing inservice director, In the hospital's cafeteria. For information on enrollment, call Ms. Forde at 268-8500, ext. 286.
Guidelines on swats approved [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Guidelines on swats approved The I as Angeles Board of Education Monday night voted 4-1 to approve guidelines for the use of swats as a disciplinary measure in elementary and secondary schools. The guidelines will go into effect and the use of swats will be resumed at the schools in several weeks, as soon as administrative bulletins go out and school administrators are briefed on the new guidelines. The guidelines were developed by a corporal punishment committee, with modifications as recommended by the board's personnel and schools committee. The board had previously adopted a collective bargaining agreement with United Teachers of las Angeles, stating that corporal punishment can be used in elementary and junior high only, according to a schools spokesman. The prime directive on the list i$ that written parental approval must be on file, as required by state law. According to the guidelines, “this approval must Have been obtained in conference with the parent or guardian regardin...
Junk food hearing slated [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Junk food hearing slated How to replace the student body revenue derived from sale of candy and other items considered "junk food" are one of the items being considered by a school board committee now looking into the matter. Photo was taken at Roosevelt High School. A hearing on the matter will be held this Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in the auditorium at Hollenbeck Junior High School 251Q E. Sixth Street.
Bartman wins seat on board Low vote turnout in district [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Bartman wins seat on board Low vote turnout in district As expected, attorney Tom Bartman defeated city commissioner Alberto Juarez for the vacant seat on the school board in last night’s election. With about 38 percent of the precincts reporting, Bartman was receiving about 61.5 percent of the vote, to 38.4 percent for his opponent. In early voting, the two were running close, as Juarez received expected support from the inner city, including East LA. \However, Bartman _bAgan to pull away as the valley vote came in, and his winning percentage was expected to mount into the high 60's. Turnout across the city was about 16 percent, according to city clerk Rex Layton, low but not beating the record set in April of 1979, when only 15.1 percent of the voters cast ballots. Turnout in the 14th district, expected to be a Juarez stronghold, was about the city average of 16 percent, while vote in the Valley and West LA, strong anU-busing areas, topped 20 percent in some cases. Four routine ba...
Sr con (I look Item-pricing law back in council [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Sr con (I look Item-pricing law back in council The City Council Thursday will have a second chance to look at an ordinance which would order all big markets in the city except for 15 to put prices on individual items in the store. The council first received the ordinance last Thursday, and spent several hours tinkering with it before putting it off a week. Only 11 members were present, while 12 were required to approve an ordinancce on first reading. This week, only eight votes will be needed. EXPERIMENT The most significant change made in the ordinance Thursday was to provide that 15 markets could experiment for a year with computer,, scanners at check-in stands, without each item being marked with prices. Intent of the council was that one market per council district be included in the experiment, unless there was a council district without a market equipped with the computer scanners. ■ The council also voted to exempt from the ordinance mom and pop stores with no more than two ...
Gutierrez named to state unit [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Gutierrez named to state unit Ricardo R. Gutierrez has been appointed to the California Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmcrs by Governor Edmund G, Brown Jr. Gutierrez, an Eagle Rock resident, is president and chief operating officer of Guterriez and Weber Mortuary, Inc. and of Guerra and Gutierrez Mortuary, on the eastside. He currently serves as vice president of the Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners. Gutierrez is a past president of the Los Angeles Demonstration Agency Commission, and the Lincoln Heights Optimist Club. He is a member of the Lincoln Heights, Eagle Rock and Chinatown chambers of commerce, and the Chinatown Optimist Club. He is on the advisory boards of Castelar Elementary School and the Did Mission Plaza Church. He also is financial consultant to the city of Huntington Park, and to the directors of Areas 111, VII and IX, Pepperdine University, continuing education. RICARDO GUTIERREZ
Miss Chinatown pageant Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Miss Chinatown pageant Saturday As part of the celebration of Chinese New Year, the 1980 Miss Los Aqgeles Chinatown will be selected from among 14 contestants this Saturday, Selection will take place at the Biltmore Bowl in the Biltmore Hotel. Barbara Jean I-ee, pageant coordinator, announced that the master of ceremonies for the event will be actor James Hong, who will crown the new Miss la\ Chinatown and her three princesses. Competing for the title are Lynd Wong, Kerrin Tso, Yu-Ching Wu, leslie Annp Hu, Carolo Wong, Colleen, Chin, Mei-ling lew and Delphine Yee, all from las Angeles; Jacqueline Tom, Stephanie Eng, Charlene Yip, Kai li Tent from Monterey Park and Alhambra; and Janie Kwan from the San Fernando Valley and Christine Ng from Westminster, The winner will receive a trip to the Orient and a $lOOO scholarship, and will later compete in the Miss USA Chinatown Pageant in San Franciso. TICKETS Tickets for the Saturday event are available from Gwen Woo at East-West Federal SAv...
Lifeguard testing slated [Newspaper Article] — Belvedere Citizen / Eastside Journal — 6 February 1980
Lifeguard testing slated Persons who need summer employment might consider working as a pool lifeguard or manager at one of the mote than 50 city swimming pools operated by the Los Angeles City Recreation and Parks Department's Aquatic Activities Section. Approximately VOO positions are filled each summer at the city’s indoor and outdoor facilities, according to Phillip Carrico, supervisor of the Aquatics Section. Park pool assignments range from the Harbor area to the North San Fernando Valley. "In ail applicants, what we look for primarily is their sense of responsibility,’' Carrico said. “A lifeguard or pool manager’s responsibility first and foremost is the patron’s health and safety. Other job duties include community programming, swim lesson instruction and facility maintenance. Minimum job requirements for lifeguards include current Bed Cross certification in Lifesaving, First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Pop! managers must be Water Safety Instructors and have...
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