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San Dimas Press (Newspaper) - June 26, 1975, San Dimas, California Local News Office 105 Exchange Place San Dimas Business Phone 626-2465 News Phone 599-1518 Dimas Press THE SAN DIMAS PRESS established 1911. qualified to publish legal advertising THE NEWSPAPER I Sixty-Second No. 51 San June 26, 197S 20 Pages 10 Cents $ Drama workshop for kids Walking through jello By Peggy Olsen this whole room is filled with Gabrielle Rampick suggested to the 100 children crowded into the San Dimas Library conference Some youngsters Others looked But using Active imaginations emitted Squeals of delight as they pretended to squish through the shimmering is one child is It tastes like another in a drama Miss Rampick introduced the children to the idea in is make The program was the first in a series of special activities planned Tuesday Thursday afternoons by librarian Kay talented young instructor held of the children for more Shan an hour as she instructed them wiggle their way through pudding and turn into a human slipped on the to the Others pretended to eat their way across the machine was built as one child began to make a sound and a Succeeding children added unique attempting to coordinate it with all Rampick elicited grins and giggles as she directed the machine to speed up - then finally halting to a complete The pantomime are designed to expose the children to use their bodies and Miss Rampick Each child was asked to use his imagination by adding a bit of plot or dialogue to an original One concerned a wolf who lived in a drove a Corvette and had a good time at the Children were asked to create a picture depicting their contribution to the liked making up stories and I think it'd be neat to walk through chocolate announced Gretchen Long after the think I'd like to act in mused Kelly is the first time we've but we'll come noted Heather Long. The three young girls had come to the library with their known us since we were knee they With enthusiasm they takes us on bike mountain ice sometimes for a giant ice cream Ghosts and Monsters set at SD Library Miss who obviously likes younger gained invaluable experience as music director for the Diamond Bar Children's Theatre and as a piano A talented she has appeared in a variety of roles including Evil Eye Fleagle in The Artful Dodger in and as Emily in happy with the way the workshop Some children were shy at but they came out in the she Future summer programs promise to be as exciting for youngsters as the one conducted by Miss Mrs. Simonetti crafts or special events are scheduled 2 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday through July 22. Children will be especially entranced by naturalist Sue Clark's demonstration of spiders and insects July 1; Jim Martindale's Magic July 3; and a theater group from Mt. San Antonio July 17. A picnic is set for July 22 and the closing party July 23. Story hours are held 11 a.m. lor and 2 p.m. for school age children each Along the summer reading the special events and story hours are designed stimulate pleasure in reading and familiarity with the Mrs. Simonetti IT'S STICKY - Heather Long Kelly Finnigan and Jean Cater exhibit different reactions as they pretend to walk through a room filled with The drama game was included in a workshop conducted by Gabrielle San Dimas Library last by Pef 11 and is the theme of this year's Los Angeles Summer Reading an- Hawk framed Sf the Hawk of San Dimas has t recognized by the of Greater Pomona Valley as the of the for honored for her outstanding in the field of the performing Hawk has been a community for almost 25 She gave and talents to the Boy Girl Little League has - spent than 2,000 hours as advisor of San Dimas Community Hospital Volunteer program and a supportive member of the Hospital San Dimas Coordinating San Dimas Woman's ttma Valley Community Concert and three Juvenile lation Camps have all taken of her Kay children's librarian at San Dimas The program which began this week will continue through July 23. To children must read one A ghost or monster with each child's name will be placed on the library wall as they progress through four creepy Mrs. Simonetti Children unable to read may participate if someone reads five books to she In addition to the reading many activities are planned for school age Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated as club days with crafts and special Most begin at 2 p.m. and last for about one Wednesdays are story days with a preschool story time at U a.m. and another for older children at 2 p.m. Complete stories as well as a continuing to Eat Fried will be A crafts program is scheduled June 24 and films will be shown June 26. For more call the 599-6738. Local zoning dispute Planners request News Briefs J ere Planning Commission to meet The San Dimas Planning Commission will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday council 245 E. Bonita Ave. 5 By Peggy Olsen Residents grumbled as they left last week's San Dimas Planning Commission meeting still facing the possibility of apartment construction on land located on both sides of Arrow Highway between Lone Hall and Valley Center Many citizens had protested multiple family zoning for the area at previous They came hoping their request for an amendment to the general plan allowing continued commercial use would be commissioners directed Planning Director Mark Goldberg to prepare a feasibility study incorporating a specific plan for the It would allow any type of land use provided conditional use permits were approved and strict development standards met. Although the property is presently designated for commercial the general plan calls for multiple family Controversy arose when the city initiated a zone change to bring the zoning into conformity with the general Commissioners have consistently expressed concern for the proper balance of residential and recreational development within the If the 60 acres remain in a commercial they fear the city can't support all commercially zoned the commission is faced with the unknown since the problem hinges on whether or not the city attracts a regional shopping Goldberg City officials and Vera owner of a 50-acre parcel east of the property being have attempted to attract a regional shopping center in San Commissioners don't want to preclude the possibility of development on the 60 acres if Mrs. Dunning's property is finally Graham representative for Larry Smith and who prepared a market survey for the city last said a shopping center could be located on the Dunning property by 1980. Developer Michael Blake also said the property could be developed if imagination were but insisted that a major regional center would require 100 Both men said a larger population base and more buying power are needed before major department stores will consider locating Jim Halferty of Coldwell Banker declared the 50-acre Dunning property would be adequate for a is unique because of the freeway he Commissioners deliberated for more an hour before reaching their decision to consider a specific said they could ngt support strip commercial but wishes to allow for potability of a planned also agreed flexibility should be In the because of economic Goldberg saW his specific plan study will consider two will confer the urea if the goes and if - Goldberg will to mim 1 Bonita School Board The Bonita Unified School District Board of Trustees will meet 7:30 Tuesday in the Education 115 W. Allen San 'A Sound of a Los Angeles County Supervisor Pete Schabarum has announced that the county will place its educational Sound of a in the Saf Dimas City 245 E. Bonita through * The 12-minute color film depicts the creation and development of Frank G. Bonelli Park and the recreational facilities now available The is self-contained and at the flip of a switch in its own viewing ' J film will be placed throughout the county at city county libraries and other public and private institutions where the public will a chance to view Schabarum will try in the future to schedule the film at a different location every two Kundalini Yoga class The La Verne - San Dimas Open a youth and community will sponsor a Kundalini Yoga class 11 Mondays and Wednesdays June 23-Aug. 27. Classes will be held at the Open 2337J$| La Fees are for the 10-week course or 50 cents per more call 593-8611. \M Library speaker Mission of North will be the topic of guest James McClung at the annual meeting of The Friends of the Library 7;|M p.m. June 30 at the San Dimas 145 N. Walnut Ave. A literary critic and garden columnist for a McClung is writing a book on the mission officers for the 1975-76 year will also be The nominating has selected Catherine Jay vice Barbara Dorothy Josephine Maxine Mary Paula Enriquez and Additional nominations may be made from the floor the consent of the Home decorating Registrations are still being accepted for the Home Decorating offered for the first time by the San Dimas Recreation Department in coufe junction with Levitz Two 3-week sessions wiU be held at the Levits warehouse and in San The first group is set 9-10:30 a.m. July 10,17 and 24, cond will be held 9-10:30 a.m. Aug. 7,14 and 21. There is no charge for the For more information call Recreation 59H7J3. of of Young a group os 31 will join Citrus Coll Singers in the to program 8 p.m. Friday and the Citrus The Hawaiian singing group is directed by the Fwe High The singers June to begin a 6^d�y world and wll appear In Canada before performing at ' For Mm mm
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