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Norco Pony Express (Newspaper) - February 26, 1976, Norco, California 14, No. 7 February 26,1976 734-0210 2429 Hamner CALI FORNI J A AND GREG from turkey is the only way lo how Peace Corps volunteers learn the language of the country in recent Hernandez of back from Korea with a Korean said It's the best learned it an older one which has since been at least in He was along with other new to a remote hotel and drilled in But there was no practical way to use it volunteers today are greeted in Seoul and are given some money and a few One to find way to the Seoul bus one of their training site out in and one to find their way from the village depot the That's must find their way after a day in arriving at about 150 miles from where the training will they move into a Korean Only one volunteer to a home makes them advance rapidly in language said the new method has cut Peace Corps costs greatly and cut training time in 25. spent a little more than two years in Korea while there met Sook who is 23. They had a civil wedding last June 6 and a church wedding July 12. As she was brought up a they Were married in the Methodist He industrial including a year at a rural vocational The course included agricultural machine shop and basic Student ages varied from 16 to 20 years learned his own skills at the Lohg Beach Naval Shipyard as he'd thought about the Peace plan to send some council members and staff to Sacramento this week hit a snag when Manager Si Melendez told the council Tuesday night that officials at the capital only want to see at least members Art and City Engineer Hubert Webb and Melendez had planned to go north to plead with the state Water Quality Control Board on its recommendation that Norco be placed in a low priority for a said he talked with grant team members Monday and that they said they prefer to meet with staff rather than elected officials although they would meet with council members at a later council voted to send Melendez and Webb op March 4. Melendez said Corona City Manager Jim Wheaton was also interested in going on that date to discuss the Corona sewage may decide to send or two of its members after that date and before a board public hearing on priorities and grants 15 if it's felt it would It wants to make Norco gets on the agenda and gets on early enough to return to Norco for a regular council meeting that It has its own public hearing set on the Sixth Street negative he again election will to the polls Tuesday to elect two There are no other issues on the three names are on the ballot but three other men are running as write-in both running for their own are Harry Brinton and Richard The third name on the ballot is M. Bud a former councilman who was recalled along with two others in 1973, mainly over the of the routing of Interstate 15. he was in junior he decided to apply as a he said that when he was to take his first bus ride to Seoul from his he hopped on the wrong bus. said Seoul on it but it was the slow It went on backroads all the The highway bus takes two hours and that one took eight said his Korean in the home where he was was just about like any other scolded me if I got in late but made I got a Korean a real oddity to be foreign in rural areas and speak he He told of being tested by country folk whenever there was occasion to They really were surprised whenever they realized he could speak the he noted that the notorious originated in Korea during the war It wasn't coined from whole cloth he but was contracted from Korean name for the which means the country of Koreans do not call their country he pointed saying that most American names of countries do not jibe with the national names used in the is a cold country in the winter and most homes have an ancient heating perfected back in the mists of A charcoal brazier is built into a lean-to outside and has a system of pipes going under the venting on the other The heat carried through the pipe warms the The brazier is used for all the household cooking and goes interested in more information about the Peace Corps may call the toll-free 800-424-8580, Hernandez first write-in candidate is qualify for the ballot because all those signing nomination papers were not registered second write-in candidate is Tom He decided to run as a write-in rather late in the filing just last third write-in candidate is Louis de Bottari who was recalled in the same election as De Bottari waited until the afternoon last day possible to file he was he waited until the last day to obtain and file his papers but he was a nominated candidate then and had his name on the of ' write-in candidates do not appear on the ballot and must be literally written in below the printed registered voters should have received sample ballots last If someone has one and thinks the County Elections Department in Apparently many persons have been purged from the rolls and are not aware of it. Purging comes when someone fails to in a general open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p on Brown and King appeared in earlier Stories on O'Neal and de Bottari are elsewhere on this to plead its sewer case in Sacramento bad septic tank situation north of Fourth Street and that the city can't afford to put in a system said he told Sacramento that it is unfair that half a city can't get a grant when whole cities Norco has been told that its partial system puts it in a low also said that he has a thick sheaf of complaints on overflowing septic tanks dated over the past three material will go to the county of Public Health for aid in preparing a report that part of Norco is a health hazard because of the lack of was suggested that building department records be combed to find data on leach lines and potholes dug to add to the complaint man sells 1965 Wagner of Riverside sold his 1965 Honda with the help of a Guaranteed Resists classified ad in The Pony you have an item you'd like to a Guaranteed Results classified ad may be what looking Telephone 734-0210 and ask for write-in Rinehart knows he doesn't have the Norco council election wrapped especially since he growth and the attitude seems to be worry sees a lack of efficiency at city hall through a failure to delegate authority and says the obligation capacity is going to new in the bluff question the adequacy of police he citing the growing numbers of people and as a determined to try for it failed to get his name on the ballot because a few of those signing his nomination papers turned out to be unregistered as thus voiding the Twenty valid signatures are family moved to Norco 16 months ago from an area in Orange County where animals were still allowed but on which the urban area was rapidly animals because he and his think it's good for children to help raise animals for food learn about said 36, is one of the few remaining areas where animals can be major problem right now is bringing services into line with he difficult to play Fire services are particularly he and improving it will be costly but worth it because a saving will be realized in terms of The new building and equipment should be expedited and then salaries and maintenance should be he he hasn't lived in Norco Rinehart don't profess to know all the problems or what the city has or has not I see problems that residential areas An he would be to allow street department employes to give citations to persons parking on riding far He said there are traffic He would like to the contract with the sheriff's department evaluated to see how much of the money goes for crime lab and the jail over and above the amount paid to deputies and for If Norco is classed as a low crime rate he why pay for services that may not be like to see Norco stay as the Western he de decided at the last said Louis de Bottari of his candidacy for city He filed a Monday to run as a write-in still sewer he noting that residents north of Fourth Street but that extra day BETTE REINCKE This year is one of those lucky ones that come along every four giving everyone an entire extra day to It's a year of 366 rather than the usual 365, and the actual day falls next Feb. 29. all because of two fellows in Europe who were clever about Aloysius Lilius and Christopher who worked out a calendar adopted by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582. It's called the Gregorian happened because the calendar then the Julian kept having things occur too soon as the years piled It got so bad that days like the spring equinox and summer solstice were coming 11 days ahead of mixing up farmers and Easter Sundays and so It was to say the to catch up in 1582, the calendars dropped 10 whole days right Those going along with the Pope got calendars that showed Oct. 4 to be followed by Oct. 15, putting the first day of spring back where it belonged the next on March 21. who are young enough to still be here in the year 2000 will see an In order to really make the Leap Year idea a few extra days that crop up every thousand years or so had to be taken care of. So any century 1900, for could not be divided by 400 would not be a Leap even though it would be a fourth But 2000 can be divided by 400 so it will be a Leap up any calendar to work seems like a formidable task and I certainly admire Lilius and but it seems even they weren't Even the Gregorian Calendar has a the calendar year actually allows 26 extra seconds to annually which is a big problem every 3,323 years because that adds up to an extra day in that time they had only realized they could have saved us the problem every 3,323 years by Leap Year every 128 That would fix or at the problem would be avoided until 100,000 years That's how long it would take to extra all doesn't it make you feel that you should live it up on Grab hold of your extra day and do something you've always wanted to do but never had the time Take a build a sit and do something to celebrate found is an attorney but spent 13~ years as a officer in Huntington He was a lieutenant in vice and and his wife have three Scott 15, Dane 13, and Kris 4. Thomas got a second write-in candidate for city council last week when Tom O'Neal filed a declaration to 24, Jives at 3717'4i Corona and says he's running to some youth on the He said he'd like to a little to Norco while keeping it referring specifically to the local businesses are needed he grocery He is himself in the grocery as a checker for Ralph's He feels an important issue is adding more tennis courts to the city and said he and his committee are now studying costs of acquiring and improving bicycle on the growth issue and whether or not it should be limited but said is studying the He is also studying the high-quality water he 15 can go through Norco without wrecking the felt the other write-in candidates were not giving the people a I feel we need as many as possible on the council to have growth said an ordinance requiring all new tract homes to have dry sewer lines tanks was election eve said urgency ordinance Assessment District 109 to be exempt from it said de that includes the whole bluff he but he hasn't decided is for continuing to contract with the sheriff's office for rather than establishing a city It. is less he started out in politics at a young he working in of such men as George Ronald state Assemblyman Jerry ex-state senator John and Gov. Jerry That all started in 1964, he received ' an - AA degree .in business administration from Long Beach City College and has worked as a checker for six said he is interested in horses but has He does have a he DE it can only apply to property north of Fourth Bottari moved to Norco from Torrance in 1967. He was appointed to the planning commission in 1971 and ran for city council the following recall came along a little more than a year after that It was the Interstate 15 routing fight that was the basic reason for the recall although the bitterness overflowed into other subjects as his from the de Bottari plagues the present council regularly over a variety of It's even got to the point that when he doesn't speak a council a bit will ask him if he doesn't have a Bottari is closely identified with the Norco Property Owners especially in its fight against 1-15 and in two recent tries to get an issue on the To the ballot issues are though the one on the council's riding trail zone deletion in front of Norco Junior High has been 49, works at American Rockwell in He and his have four are asked to attend public meeting to kick off an in-depth study of Interstate l 15. State officials meeting is at 7:30 p.m. at Norco Junior in the
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