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Ukiah Daily Journal (Newspaper) - January 24, 1974, Ukiah, California Northwestern lair in the mniA of rain in the north witli rain Friday ' ill the north and slight the low tonight and high at Fort Bragg 42 and 55, 39 and 55. nath Year 198 1974 Date Hi Lo 23 66 ' 33_ Noon Today 50 1973 Date Hi Lo 23 53.39 Today 33 Mendocino January 24, Last Vear 29.07 12 Gents Valley college trustees choice By GLENN ERICKSON The Mendocino College board of trustees voted 6-1 liast night in favor of Redwood Valley as a proposed site for construction of a permanent Al Canepa Jr. of Willits casting the sole The decision followed nearly three hours of sometimes heated and sometimes eye-opening discussion and technical geological reports by various experts before the board and a capacity audience. At 7:55 p.m. President Leo Cook of the board of trustees final and ended - for the time being at least and months of technical public hearings and study by the in its efforts to recommend a permanent campus site study and ultimate approval or Pete his staff and district's represented locally by Bob Axl and Max must write a final proposed update a previous tentative project submitted prior to Jan. They get the amended project to Sacramento on or before Jan. 30, if the district is to receive any consideration of its college facility initial construction for 67 state funding in the next state budget now being put together for future legislative Whether or not the Valley site is ultimately accepted or rejected depends upon whether or not the with its 80-foot, possibly geologically hazardous and possible flood potential or adjacent land near Forsythe proves to the state's geologists The Community College Coordinating also must finally okay the In the as President Cook remarked some meetings the choice of the was not the most perfect or but merely the least ob- ' tomorrow's Daily Journal for individual expressions of opinion by the trustees and the reasons which led to their vote last ' The final 6-1 vote was in favor of a motion by veteran educator and board member Freeman Whitaker that the board recommend and acquire Redwood Valley for a college The second came from board member Carol Al Canepa cast the only votes were recorded by Rachel Supt. Pete secretary and unofficial from Freeman Virginia Donna Carol Louis Fortin and Leo minutes before had that the board acquire Project Director backs RV Open space resolution Splitting on the same 3-2 vote with which they earlier adopted the open general plan supervisors Wednesday instructed preparation of a resolution to be sent to the state Department of Resources indicating the plan is officially but applied only to certain Supervisors Burgess Williams and Augie Avila continued express their action by casting The resolution Will state that the open space element will apply only testate and federal lands in the and the conservation will apply only to lands under preserve contract under the Williamson Act. Avila indicated he felt all prime lands should be included in the conservation Supervisor Ernie Banker stated he felt the could later include other areas in ' open space by amending the plan once it was adopted and accepted by the Planning Director Ron Hall had brought the board a revised plan which specifically dealt with those state and and ag ' Banker indicated that had not been the original He took with the of a letter Hall had sent to Sacramento last month when the plan was originally sent before the Dec. 31 deadline so open space Subvention funds would not be but added that it had been only a difference of Williams stated he felt the plan should not include any acreage but instead State that parcels should be in economic - The element can be amended to include other lands three times a YOUNG MAN - District Attorney Duncan receives the 1973 Outstanding Young Man award from Ukiah Jaycees President Dave Pearson at last night's community awards and appreciation photos on Page 5) - Journal photo by Hospital veto override fails by single vote Ukiah Unified board of education will meet in a short special session Friday at the district office to consider firing legal counsel to assist in aquisition of Low Gap for new high Supt. Murphy announced FOOTE'S OOOpS COATS SACRAMENTO a scant the Senate has failed to override Gov. Ronald Reagan's veto of a requiring legislative approval to close state mental The failure Wednesday night preserved intact Reagan's record of never having a veto No governor's veto has been overturned in 28 Republican Sen. George Deukmejian of - long against the told his is nothing to be gained by this override except for a. But Republican Sen. W. Riverside think it is time we used this as an example and broke the It will set the record straight for future governors and future Five Republicans sided with all provide 2(5 votes in favor of the by Assemblyman John Twenty-Seven votes were needed for the which the Assembly had already All 12 votes were cast by The Assembly last Week voted to override 59-12, the state Department of Health to report to the legislature along with its budget any plans for closure of the 11 state hospitals for the mentally ill and who plans to retire this legislation last the would violate the of powers between the legislative arid executive The governor's administration has closed three mental hospitals in the past seven Reagan has said declining hospital populations and expanded community program justified the controversial The administration last winter long-range plans to take the state out of the mental hospital business by 1982. But proposal was abandoned in officials quietly served noticed there were no plans to close any in the Last Winter's announcement was made despite intense parent opposition to hospital closure and mounting concern statewide over murders and other violent crimes committed by released mental In a rf re television camera crews were permitted to film the veto override TV crews have not allowed to Jilm Senate floor debates in recent the override Senate Democratic leader George Moscone of San floor of the noted the legislature last year approved it without a single negative vote and said the reaffirms legislative needs But Sen. John Harmer of GOP Caucus insisted the would because he said existing law and budgetary procedure already prohibit hospital closures unless the lawmakers have been notified in is really a false a false hope for concerned about Harmer legislature does not administer the We are a lawmaking an administrative the Willits site as the future permanent riis motion came after board members had attempted to define their feelings on the pros and cons of both the responsibilities board and its members to of the not just home areas of Ukiah or and their need to bear in mind the ultimate concern is to secure the best most campus for the largest majority of day or evening college at the most reasonable cost to the taxpayers within the realm of esthetic campus planning and motion that the board accept the Willits offered as a donation by Willits industrialist Bob and backed by the City of Willits as the most central geographic location for a campus to serve greater Mendocino County Lake and a site offering readily available died for a lack of a The vote came something as an anticlimax and a bit of a surprise to There were those in the audience who felt that allegedly Corps of- Engineers statistics on the possibility of flooding of to 35 in the lowest portion of the proposed three-tier campus site at Redwood plus report of an alleged earthquake fault through the center of the Willits might cause the board to delay its selection and lead to either a special or even to a decision to search out other sites and thus delay campus site funding a year or The meeting began with an attempted summation of geological on both the architect's consulting engineers and The summation developed into a lively of consultant by Tom a geologist for Brown arid consulting engineers for on several and forced him statement an earthquake fault was an fault alleged to run the Willits Sheahan later jolted some board members and those in the by pulling out Corps of Engineers statistics showing that some portions of the lower part of the proposed Redwood Valley site had been under three feet or more of water in the 1955-56 and 1964 The impromptu Exchanges of Sheahan and Winterhalder on geological points and other questions threatened to reduce the meeting to a series of personality and political but an called a halt to the arguing and drew a laugh from the capacity audience when he I were an attorney I would object to the on Page 12) BOB AXT Hits back at critics Jaycees DA Duncan Jqmes Outstanding Young Man of 1973 District Attorney Duncan honored last Outstanding Young Man of 1973 by the Ukiah Jaycees at a community awards and appreciation banquet held at the Palace Sgt. Richard Perry of the Ukiah police department received the Outstanding Young Law Enforcement Officer a social and English instructor at junior was named Young 33, has served as district attorney here since 1969, when he was appointed to the position after serving as deputy He was elected to a four year term in 1970. A native of San Francisco and graduate of Willamette where he received his Doctor of James worked With the U.S. Treasury prior to moving to Ukiah in 1%7. ' He is a member of the Ukiah Lions and has worked with the Pop and Pass and Kick programs through that He is a vice president of South Ukiah Little and was responsible for securing use of the baseball fields at Mendocino State Hospital last year for the James is a member of several state with district attorneys and law enforcement officers from around has written several and has appeared before both the California and Supreme James and his have three 11, 7 and 35, moved to in 1971, to become an officer on the department here after serving for six years with the Santa Clara County sheriff's and three years in the U.S. Army Intelligence He received his BA in Jose State He was promoted to sergeant and is coordinator of the department's reserve program and Operation Understanding wherein students ride in patrol cars with uniformed Perry also handles the bicycle safety inspection and licensing program and has attended schools in the Valley area to give He has worked with Highway Patrol in presenting its Stop On A Dime bicycle ' safety He also assisted the Ukiah Jaycees with their Bicycle Safety last The young law enforcement officer is also the department's school and attended several high school classes to talk informally with students arid increase their understanding of the police v Perry recently seminars with citizens to wajn them of arid ' fraud schemes used to cheat the Perry and his have two 6, and 3. 26, has been ah instructor at 1972,.^ from Ukiah high school in 1966 and his credentials at Sonoma State is the basketball coach at the and has been very bringing honors to in this His contribution has eloping a drug abuse Education program taught through the social studies an effort he was assisted in by fellow instructor was also an outstanding educator ' has also developed an elective radio and television programming The Boss of the Year given to the Jaycee employer who has contributed to the community and Ukiah was awarded to George managing editor of the Daily He was nominated by Mark an officer the local and chairman of the dinner and Week Jan. 20-26. Hunter has managing editor of the Journal for 16' 2 and a member of. the 12th District fair for 11 He has consistently supported improved education and retention of local and civic through the editorial columns of the He is a member of the Deerwood Park Tennis and Ukiah Duplicate Bridge lie was honored in 1971 by being named a Life Master with the American Contract Bridge Certificates of appreciation Were given to Rev. E. W. J. Mayor Jack Iver Seuss for the Greater Ukiah Chamber of Chief Donn Saulsbury for the Ukiah police to Palace Hotel owner Virice Guy Chick was presented a certificate for successfully aborting the theft of a Jaycee flag last July despite the personal injury he Pearson is president of the Ukiah Awards committee members included Doc Barry and Rick The young man and young educator nominees will be submitted for state Sen. Collier Won't be 2nd District candidate REDDING - Sen. Randolph dean of the announced today he will not move to a newly reapportioned district north he would face a re-election contest this - ' In a statement distributed to the news family and I have decided that I will not be a candidate for election in 1974. 1 will be a candidate for reelection in the first district in 1976." That means Collier's home would continue to be Siskiyou But his current district is being altered under to also include all of central Northern including areas now represented by Senate leader Sen. Fred W. Marler of Redding The district stretches south to include Sutter and Marler has will not seek and is hoping to be appointed If Collier had moved to north coast he could have faced a general election contest against Sen. Peter Sen. Peter Behr who faced a potential battle with Collier for the Second District seat expressed relief today at Collier's am pleased arid even a bit relieved that Collier has decided not to move into tlie second district and run against told the would of a very opponent and if I am successful in November in the new and of course to be no doubt Sen. Collier and I can join together in promoting whatever we mutually agree to be in the of the North I have respecT lor hirn quarrels with him and believe that we can work together for the common good of the Second SEN. RANDOLPH COLLIER
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