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   Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - February 3, 1963, Arcadia, California                               HILLCREST 6-0111 I0c copy, 5Qc a month, year Delivered Twice Weekly 909 S. Santo Anita Ave. NOT FOR LOOKS A woman who needs glasses to set wouldn't be seen in thorn otherwise. Sixteen Pages 2 Seel ions ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA, SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 1963 Vol. XXXVI, No. 10 Planners Propose Only Shops, Parking In New Downtown TUESDAY NIGHT Book Ban Issue To City Council A report from (he Library Board of its aclion regarding a'? Tuesday niglrl. The issue over the circulation of "The Last Templnlion of Removal of 12 structures in the proposed "town center" and conversion of the land to parking would be the supporting factors for Ihc rcvitalization of downlown Arcadia, according to planning consultants. George Gaiter of the firm of Wilscy. Ham and Blair, (old a Wednesday night meeting of Central Landowners Association and city officials (hat the original business district of (he city must be reshaped. The t r i a n g I e hounded by Hunlington Drive. Santa Aniia Avenue and the rail- road would accomplish this by re- moving all struclurcts, except I hose now along Hunting! on Apartment Rules Eyed By Planners Nye's Trial Start Set For Feb. 21 removal. Council referred it to lire Library Board, which after a hearing, voted unanimously to re- ject the request for a ban. The board had previously compromised Planning Commissioners of Ar- redevelopincnl programs. By I9SO the downtown the issue by placing lire book on a restricted lisl. According lo Cily Clerk Chris- line Van Maanen, Rev. H. Warren Anderson of lhe Community Church of God and chairman of jlhe Council of Churches Commit- tee to prosecute the churches' dc- a hearing in Sanla Amla Munici- thc ncarb> lorium. additional shops, whileicadia and Temple Cily met in devoting lire balance lo parking.j'he laller's Cily Hall Thursday The firm, lo discuss proposed reslric- iis preliminary presentation apartments and olher dcr a S30.I100 contract, poinled density population problems, thai Ihe changes could be Generally speaking, bolh cilies eilher through private or public plan lo require more parking imust have eliminated such husi- iness as the hay barn, Ihe laundry space and more centralized open reajspace for apartment projects. Ihe planners also talked over Arcadia's plan lo inaugurate new ,mands has asked permission lo [address Ihe solons. Msgr. Court, Robert Lee Nye, 20, M. O'Kecfe. paslor of Holy Angelslarrested as a suspocl in lire mur- Calholic Church, has made a of Mrs. .lean Doclors in her 9. jwas held lo answer in Pasadena Also on Ihe Council agenda will Court at a.m. Feb. jbnth lumber yards, the furniturejsiic limits and lo modify its set- Appearing Friday morning and the old postoffice regulalions. According lo Ihe present law in l.ir request. Father O'Keefe hasjRanehn Road homc on Jan_ not previously taken pan in dis-j -cussions on lhe issue. i agei jbe aclion on lire .Jewish Cenler design for a permanent homc on '.Second Avenue from Foothill Deputy Dislricl Allorney Joe 'arr is. prosecutor. r lha! lnc Arcadia, properly which had a Boulevard lo Sycamore Avenue.I (The Planning Commission has a eullur.1 center immediaiciy be- !proved the center which will hei a Companion with a major building for Ihe cily. In hc cf one siruclure will be a immediaiely lo Ihe easl. gymnasium and stage area. j 'n Doclors home said lhe m Cmmcilmen recently agreed willr1 lhe auriilorium is necessary 10 five Mayor Edward L. Butlerworth mother was stabbed ihc area a rally poinl. On the I- I mil, SI I V NYIIIL.II IldU H leave Indiana Slreei cear Iorj70.rno( selb k rc wh parking access and close o I-irsi Avenue al lire railroad track' J to provide con.plele circulation .chanf lhls for vehicular traffic. The north -side an of Hunlington Drive. First Ave- These and oilier plans discussed and Sanla Clara Slreei as-''Y 'he commissioners have been as lire easl side of Sanla necessitated by lire increasing Anita should be landscaped lo number of apartments planned in compliment lire Iriangle. both cities. In his roporl, Caller proposed lhal Ihey will definitely vole on j funds for lhe completion of (he icily library under a program oul- 'i-lJ limes and raped. sile of lire old library he proposed He reportedly said she was slilli'in office tower, following Ihc alive when he seized her jewelrvj'c-vPclcled development by Ihe incd recently. The money wallci. ihcn fled. A day lalcrpcnlco Corp.. which was in Ihe THE SKETCHED TRIANGLE OF DOWNTOWN PROPERTY is how tho planners think it should look in the future. Presented to Downtown Land Owners Association, Wednesday, the area between Santa Anita, lhe railroad tracks and Huntington Drive would mean the elimination of several buildings. Below it a view of the crowd which turned our to hear the consultants explain how the changes can he accomplished. Among them were members of the Planning Commission (second and City Councilmcn who will ultimately hove to initiate steps for the development. Pool Hall Bid For Downtown Before Council highly paid planning consiillam.i were recommend- ing Ihat lire downlown center include only shops, offices and a cultural cenier. lire cilv re- MORE ON WAY Gentle Rain Here Has Great Value be used lo complele lire west end of Ihe building as well as to fur- nish it and lo create an adull area where lhe children's sec- tion is now located. Olher agenda hems include: Hearing: Application for busi-i Ire lefl a hotel in Pasadena, leav- ing behind sonre of the victinr's belongings, and police could not locate him unlil he was spoiled Irodding lire slreels in Phoenix afier allegedly beating a nrolorisl willr a piece of pipe in a motel Old Library Sale to Dentco Officially Dead Denlco Corp. has abandoned r1 ness permit lo establish 20 billiard room al 37 East Hunling- lon Drive. Hearing: Proposed removal of rubbish, rcfu.se and weeds (lime! 'and plaro for hraring objections1 accordance with Resolution No.j room Ihey shared. works when Ihe firm began ils survey of lire needs for downlown. Wheeler Slreei would be elimi- nated and the cily should allow shops along a portion of Santa Clara Slreei and addilional shop- ping opposite Ihe old library. Some of this is now used for of- fices. The blue prim for lire down- 'inwn would create a semi-mall effect wilh more than 611 per ceni ils plan to build a six-slory Hearing: Proposed amendment I structure on the sile of the old "f Municipal Code regarding A million dollars fell on Ar- ram. Not only did lire four-month ooivcd a request for permission Ihis week in lire form of to establish a huge pool room on Hunlington Drive. Joseph Gallal, Arcadia ma- sonry conlracior, will come be- fore Cily Council Tuesday willr a request for a permit to in- draught of Ihe ISU'J-li.l rainy sea- son come lo an end Thursday, The ground was soaked lo a dcplh of about six inches, accord- to Tom McGalr, veteran weather observer at lire Arbore- tum. This is seldom possible, he pointed out. in violent storms il came in lire form of Ihc of greater density. most valuable rainfall possible, stall 20 pool lablcs m ihc former Sofl precipitation lhal w.v; almost entilrcly absorbed into the very Irv land. Cornet store Only month ago a discount store folded in the same localion idler being in business less than six Council has Ihe power under the business licensing act. to reject requests for opor.nlions which it considers undesirable for lire area. Precedent for Ibis was the denial more than a year ago of n request lo crcaie a pawn shop at First rurd .'lun- lington Drive. Float- BuiSder High n Speaker Three wet days si ill leaves Ar- cadia far below ils 1961-62 lolal when over trine inches of rain trad been recorded here by Feb. Rain conlinued inlo a third almosl nine limes lhe amount vcsierdav in thc same form iiilhus far this season. library. The group of professional and businessmen who for 53.0110 had purchased an oplion on Ihe li- brary land with a plan lo con- si met a major office building wilh a department store on Ihe ground level, lei a .Ian. .11 dead- line go by wilhoul acling. Denlco had asked for a six- nronlh extension of ils option- purchase agreement. Instead Cily Council replied willr a de- mand for a payment by siarlcd Thursday morning. Only] Unlike northern California 'asl_ Thursday in exchange for an inch of prccipilalion was re-iwncre violent winds accompanied; lime. The group di corded here through ycslcrdayjhcavy downpours, (here was no afternoon but its slow descent al- lowed for very lillle run off. Teacher Credit Union Reports High Dividend clined lo mecl lhe conditions. As a result, Cily Manager Harold K. Schone will begin Monday to seek a new purchaser for Ihe properly. The city will still insist lhal any buyer con- si rucl a sile. Some councilmcn indicalcd lhal jconverled lo parking. The plan row. ily lo encourage a irue shopping schools as a special use (Plan- ning Commission Resolution No.I j._ Hearing: Continued from Dec.'k IHG2 Planning Commission j Rcsolulion No. 'MS recc Wheeler Retires as Teacher Roy Wheeler, head of Ihe Alh- As previously outlined, the elic Deparimenl since 1S57, re- fl'inners propose lo wipe oul all Jexlsling manufacturing and olher (operations between Ihe Sanla Fe tracks and (he freeway righl-of- wny. and make Ihe land available "He has done a tremendous research and development Firemen Rush To Library, Not to Read Any book lover who might have been al the vicinity of Duarle Rond and Sanla Anila al approximately p.m. Fri- day probably sensed anguish when Ihey saw Ihe fire engine speeding lo the Arcadia Public Library there. "What will ii be like if hun- dreds, even thousands of the valuable books, even Ihe beau- liful building itself, are ruined by that such a person must have been thinking. "Oh. how I hope Ihey quell lhe fire quirkly." section. The planner previously called the downlown area a con venicnce center. jlired last week afler ommendingi-5 years of leaching in the Arca- dia dislricl. DENIAL of an applicalion for change of zone from R-3 lo C-2 on property at 745-805 Wesl Duarle Road. Library Board: Report lo Coun- cil regarding former r lion from Ihe Arcadia Council lhal would be rncom- IPalible lo Ihe plan. Private cani- hxccpt for a six year would necd Proleslanl Churches (removal Alhlelic Direclor, and has asicc.nlnr- Ihorough a knowledge of Califor- the Iriangle, fialler nia alhlelics as anyone" wnllld lallc ilhflut S3.00l1.00n swcring a false alarm. Investigators said il appeared lhal a boy had uninlentionally sel off lhe "needless call" alarm in Ihe stage area of the library. Except for lhal brief excile- ment al the library, Arcadia firemen have stayed put at their stations mnsl of lhe past week because Ihey have not had a real fire lo fighl in quile a while. for Statement lo Council: Requesl when he taufihl al Alhambra Highim give Hrmlinglon Drive' build ir permission lo address Wheeler has been wilh this Council by lire following spokes- scht101 {lislricl sincc lm- Original- men regarding book controversy: 'Vl he was a physical education in- Rev. II. Warren Anderson Rl. Rev. Msgr, Gerald M. O'-l During his rcliremenl. Wheeler Kccfe damage in Ihe area. Along wilh the gentle rains, lemperalnres remained high and llrere was iit- lle wind here. Although i h e slorm which brought Ihe Soullrland its first real rain since last March weak- ened rapidly, weather observers predict another heavier slorm is .VL'ars lo find Ihe "riglu" buyer NMAL of applicalion for Lust Friday lire high school shaping in lhe Pacific and lhal ''10 building which has now 'variance special use pcr-'facully hold a lea in honor of Parade Float Goal Reached For First Time major building'on lhe :Kccfc- iancl his wife plan lo divide lheir.ensl 'hc railroad tracks bylrade will be paid for wilhoul I inline councilmcn indicalcd Planning Commission: between Iheir homes in "s service yard from.'Chamher of Commerce puiti; il may lake anolher Iwo No- 'I6S recommending Arcadia, and al lhe beach. making it'up lhe deficit. fn tim "rinUi" K.mn.. i AI. nf annlirMt inn fur VHIKJ! I 
                            

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