Norco Pony Express (Newspaper) - January 22, 1976, Norco, California 14, No. 2 January 22,1976 Phone 734-0210 Chamber of of the Year is local deputy Coplen in a cream-colored suit is a different looking man from the workaday one in uniform and with a car with red light and 28-year-old sheriff's deputy was named Norco Man of the Year Saturday making him suddenly grateful to his family for its seemingly strange behavior in going to the Chamber of Commerce was completely he said after the they just wanted to stop here the for a drink and we were going somewhere else to I even got a little mad because we had dinner and they started wanting to stay here and Chris started getting a bit recalcitrant about his was taken aside and told of the surprise so she then lent her pleas to the argument and Chris along with his Mr. and Mrs. Rolland and his and Christine are so newly first month anniversary is this the committee brought his parents in on the secret in order to get him to the dinner but they were afraid Christine wouldn't be able to keep it was cited particularly for his work with He is an adviser to an Explorer Scout troop with office which includes a program and was an advisor to a Norco High car He worked on the development of Snipes Motorbike Park with the parks department and is executive officer in the Sea program at community project is working with Norco Fire Capt. Tony Keeling on the drive to a device called Jaws of for use in the area when accidents necessitate It works like a giant but and costs also part-time in the Riverside City College administration of justice is vice president of the county Heart Association and is active in Red was recently nominated Off icer of the Year by the sheriff's and California Traffic Officer of the Neither has been announced as born jn Chris was Norco Junior High and Corona High Norco High was He graduated in 1965. been a deputy eight five of them in like the people and the environment is It's not so rural that it's yet it's not so urban that you get gobbled of the come to hit by another Norco family has been hit by what seem the final blow in a series of mishaps that have piled on each other and Mrs. Conley Shepherd don't have a lot of money but they do have seven Like most of they have house payments and doctor bills to meet and lots of groceries to when all the cash to meet those obligations is in one fell Mrs. Shepherd said you try in every way to find the money but you along with your friends and your fellow cashed his paycheck Friday and put the money in his wallet where it joined more cash he'd been given evening before in a debt It totalled in than we ever have had all at said Mrs. her voice came home early Friday because she had a doctor's She was just recently released from the hospital where she'd had That's another 1:30^ because of the lovely he decided to go for a ride on his horse but he forgot to leave his wallet He rode a long and circuitous route from their home at 2620 Reservoir Dr. After several hours spent along in an open field and along sonie of the rocky hills on the eastern edge he discovered he'd lost his I was getting worried because he'd been gone so Mrs. Shepherd got back at 6 His face was green and his horse was I knew something was that the family and friends have combed the route Shepherd rode along but without They are certain someone must have found the wallet by now and can only hope that the finder is a compassionate friends have offered them money to get through the can't take it. How could we eyer pay it That said Mrs. represents the house which was due Jan. 1. but which they knew they'd be paying all the grocery money for one month of eating for a family of and the money for her hospital In one of the children injured his teeth recently and there was a big dentist for Shepherds are offering a reward even if some of the money is we'll be grateful to get whatever is she Anyone with information is asked to call 735-7621. If the person who found the wallet wants to return it he may do so by mailing it to their won't ask any she than 250 persons came to see and participate in the 44th annual Norco Chamber of Commerce installation and dinner Saturday night at the Vaughan and Chris Coplen installed by Mayor Richard are Chuck first vice Pete second vice and Roger president is Jo are Clark Dick De Mike Fred Phil Nick George Ida one of its biggest said Brown in his pointing out that groundbreaking for the new fair site at Ingalls Park will soon take guests were former lilike Darr of the Baltimore Oriole organization and son-in-law of and Earl a former chamber president who now lives in were given to retiring directors Ross Ed Scott and Hal as well as to Ernest Hayes of St. Mel Catholic Church gave the invocation and Fred Blair was master of accident brought Phyllis Vaughan to the party where she was declared the Norco Woman of the Year If it hadn't been for her son's injury a week she'd have in Las 8, got a splinter in his eye while riding his bicycle and has already had surgery performed on it had planned a camping trip for last weekend and Phyllis was going to the Nevada gambling still hadn't planned to go to the Chamber of Commerce because she didn't want to rush through a hospital So talked her into going to the hospital and changing clothes in a gas station wasn't going to the hospital looking like she gesturing at her long pink has long been a familiar figure in the Miss Norco chairing the committee annually and it. She has been doing it for 10 also has been active in for that time span and is on the Rainbow Girls A hew year is membership on the Riverside County Scholarship Association which for the first send a county girl into competition in the Miss America contest as Miss Riverside Whoever wins the California title goes into the national Talent is stressed equally with physical Mrs. Vaughan ' She also has been active in working with the Norco Leos a Lions Qub affiliate of high school aged boys and Vaughans two older both a son in Texas and a daughter in and one Vaughans came to Norco in 1%2 after he opened his Norco in 1%1. She is a Los Angeles was Man of the If you could live anywhere in the where would you prime rib dinner was catered by The chamber looking the dinner and there was dancing to Billy Parker's hearing City Council will hold an informal public hearing especially for residents involved in new sewer assessment districts on Feb. 2 at 7 council to sure that understand whk is being both on the assessment districts to date and on its probable try for grant money for city found out recently that it. may make itself for money from the state Water Quality Control Board provided it makes several it must get a declaration from the county Department of Public Health that its septic system is in in go to the state board and it can place a ban on new home construction in the city which would move Norco up in grant The money could be more than 80 per cent of the total cost of collection system north of Fourth should know there can be a considerable difference the amount they'd have to said Councilman Art of Vaughan asked if getting the grant would force people to hook up to the system once it's He said he has been circulating district petitions and many sign only because they know won't have to hook up said the board would require a city ordinance calling mandatory hookup within five years He emphasized the dollar difference saying that if half money could be obtained now and the cost ' the average homeowner it would be better jthan waiting years and seeing the average cost climbing to better grab opportunity if we he TV ads harmful to BETTE Is it possible television commercials may like harmful to your Can they assault your senses or even your does it do to your aesthetic self to mention your when they pull that ghastly purple string of beads out of the blueberry about that guy from outer space who has no eyes and no nose but has four bright red sinuses to be I think that one is the successor to the men with a sink drain in the middle of his a headache exclaims the man driving the big His wife then lectures him on the product that is curing saying it's not even for young aspirin I inquire but she doesn't there's Aunt that believes in paper towels by the I use by the sheet and could care less how much each sheet I know mine weighs in at a less expensive price and lasts as about the products that have been ballyhooed for years as the best of they are and But why was that necessary when they were the best all who are growing up in the age of television are skeptics and they are particularly aware of the nonsense of commercials as they They disbelieve what the announcers are telling I know because I see it at home every If listen at they laugh and refute the But most of them have learned to turn off the sound in their They don't hear it at they buying the Not advertisers must depend on name the probability that when a buyer is faced with a variety of name he will remember the heavily advertised product subliminally or vaguely and choose the price of the television minute goes up and we are assaulted by more and more Where one product used to take up a break there are now two or sometimes products of one company but frequently of several diverse Only the richest of corporations can sponsor an entire show these don't suppose there's much viewer can do about it. Letters of protest to the To the advertising To the corporations Unless there were to be a flurry against a specific based on moral it's doubtful there'd a They'd just be grateful a few people actually noticed even Boycotting a product takes thousands of people and tremendous publicity and when the voice comes on I talk to you about you can scream all you won't hear horse suppose I'd pick Ariz. I love the dry ANGIE probably pick as I'm originally from Corona and moved to Norco about ten years I'd select the mountains of Colorado or I really love the dance school kind of like northern I've traveled all over the world and keep back to PAT youth like to live in Jerusalem because that's where Jesus was JUANITA to live in another city in southern I'd live nowhere else other than initiative gets killed by sells 5-piece bedroom of Norco sold her set to the first calleir after placing a Results classified ad in The Pony you have ah item you'd like to a Guaranteed Results classified ad may be what you're looking Telephone 734-0210 and ask for Guaranteed initiative placed on the coming municipal election ballot in two ago was wiped out Monday night by city council action on the advise of its Attorney Robert Timlin said he has reviewed the petitions filed with the city in 1974, and has found in his the question cannot be placed on the Mar. 2 petitions were initiated by Louis de Bottari and Thomas Jenks if approved by would have forced any city council of Norco to prohibit sale of public parkland unless the sale was approved by a majority of the opinion was Bottari came forward to especially against the has a right to his opinion but isay it's pretty poor to wait until the last minute when he knew what he do before de Bottari remarked that whenever Norco citizens want to get something on the they're forced to go to an apparent reference to the city's refusal to accept recent petitions to I place a riding trail zone change on city won that but the Norco Property Owners petition has said it will particular city attorney a of such de Bottari remarked to the brought a retort from Brown who said you would come here to see that we abide by the law and we do so. He's a better attorney than any of us or any pseudo Why don't you just say this was because of the freeway said the parkland petition was a direct result of the routing of Interstate 15 over Manager Si Melendez said he referred the petitions to in December as part of a final cheek before placing the issue on the The check was not by the city listed four reasons for his did not submit a petition to the council for adoption of an ordinance parkland as required by the state election petitions had no affidavit initiative ordinance may not govern administrative acts of the limiting the council's authority to dispose of city if disposition of city land is the proposed ordinance would be a of the council's exercise of its power as code gives the city free and unrestricted discretion to what property it can dispose of and how to ao council unanimously voted to 1974.