Desert Sentinel, February 24, 1966

Desert Sentinel

February 24, 1966

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Desert Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 24, 1966, Desert Hot Springs, California Park Site Sale Reported by BUM Single Copy en Serving Desert Hot The Nations Health Center 28 if Desert Hot California if FEBRUARY 19GG No Word Here Yet on Willow Hole The much discussed land at Willow Hole will soon e properly of Desert Hot Springs Park md Recreation according to a report this week from the Riverside district of fice of the of Willow Hole has frequently been the source of news stor ies in the Sentinel since 1903 when the Improvement under its president Miss urged the County Board of Su not to allow the cove to he used as a Palm Springs Willow historic Indian area and natural wildlife sanc tuary is a half mile northwest on Road old approximately five miles south east of Desert Hot was at first considered to extend but current interest concerns only TIII IGO acres will lie held by the 1LM to iie purchased by the park department at a later Continued on Page 12 NEW city council last week named a new city planning commission and swearing them into office immediately after naming Shown right after swearingin cere left to are Roy city planner Chairman Cliff Bloch members Dennis Leonard Henri Doll and Mike while City Manager Gale Dreisbach is at far Sentinel LONGER TIME NEEDED FOR PHOTOGRAPHS Tho Sentinel this rails attention to the need for longer notice from and MOBS wishing news photos tak en for use In this Somo weeks ago the Senti nel that a mini mum of 48 hours advance no tice Many have complied with this request but others have Many times there arc con in engagements for the photographers and it Is to honor all Karly always will re Again tho Sentinel wishes to inform everyone that this newspaper does not do com There arc many able commercial photographers in the desert who will do this for individ or County to Hike Subdivision Fees RIVERSIDE CNA The in cost of operating county government will soon be felt by land developers if proposed new rates are finally adopted by the The county board of super visors Monday took steps to In crease the fees on subdivisions from 375 to per subdivision plus per lot instead of its present per Robert county administrative recom mended the change in fee struc ture stating that a 12month period report on subdivision showed that the county had col in charges but had expended on processing these He said this reflected a loss of during the three and a half year Andersen recommended that Ray county be directed to draft an ordinance increasing the fees to per subdivision plus per lot in the New Hospital Expansion Plan to Go to Vote Desert Hospital expansion plans will again go before the hospital district voters with a citizens organized in the district Plans call for a SI million The committee will aid in campaigning for its passage at the Ronald hospital ad said persons who have shown Interest aro In cluded on the now of whom reside in the Desert Hot Springs TOURIST VALUE CITED DHS to Take Part in New Loop Group Desert Hot Springs represen were on hand 17 at the Glen Yucca to help launch the first official meeting of the new Pioneer Loop With 02 representing more than a dozen communities from two the associa tion dedicated to tourism and a major feature of the local Chamber of Commerce the was given a solid yes vote at the meet Speaking on the proposed plans of pres ident of the Desert Hot Springs said this city would cooperate the others in the long list of cities and cum along the JIM president of the Associated Cham ber of Commerce presided at the Yucca Valley On the same day word reached proponents of PL A that the San Bernardino Planning Commis sion at Its second hearing had approved the regional Kirks master It will now go to Literature in Demand at DHS Festival Booth Although the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce booth at the National Date Fes tival started on opening IS with several boxes of brochures telling about the city and its tourist it soon ran out of publicity lit Ernie president of the and manager of tho CLIFF BLOCH CHAIRMAN ON PLANNERS CLIFF Cliff has been named chairman of the city planning commission with Dennis Thor vice and Hortense The newly appointed commis sion met this week to discuss duties responsibilities and to orientate its work with de In city government with which it plans to a well known Desert Hot Springs contractor and Is also a member of the Desert Hot Springs County Water He was ap pointed months ago fol lowIng the resignation of elected to the city said everyone is asking for brochures given to the chamber for lie said a great deal more could be distributed if motels and businesses in the city had them said the now colorful brochure being planned by the chamber Is not published and therefore not available at the Desert Hot Springs booth this yea He said requests are coming in asking for the new folder that will be mailed from the chamber office as soon as pos Permits Issued for Two Homes Permits for two more single family homes head the list of activity this in the of fice of Roy city plan The permits went to Charles Chaplin for a new borne at Yucca costing an es and Herman Vis for Oilier permits issued includ ed Dorothy bathroom and electric power pole storage A Chamber Enters Three Parades Plans are being made for the Chamber of Commerces participation in three parades soon to take place celebrating civic events in neighboring ci ties Western following National Orange San March 20 Desert Circus Days Palm April and Stage Conch May the Hoard of Supervisors for final It was also reported from the state that Sacramento had given the regional parks master plan final making San nardino County eligible for state and federal ALL THIS said director for he Yucca Valley Park and Recrea tion that 28mile Pio neer the last remaining unimproved portion of the iii Me recreational and scenic drive Pioneer Loop will be eli gible for state and federal funds through the Continued on Page 12 Dillon Road Trailer Park Given Okay condi tional use permit will he next week for the establishment of a mobile trailer park in the Desert Hot Springs area unless an appeal is made requesting a the county of su was Tyler county planning advised the supervisors Hint the planning commission had approved granting a condi tional use permit to and William Downing of Dow ney for the establishment of the trailer park In a zone regulated parks are not al In M3 unless con use permits arc ap proved by the planning commis sion and affirmed by the board of The proposed to de the park on property located approximately WO feet west of Palm Drive on tho south side of Dillon Road in Desert Hot Springs Sues the commission found that tin proposed use would not IK detrimental to tho public wel fare of the community in which it was He said the planning commis sion approved it after studying nil of the facts and circum stances Involved including a re port from the planning I To said the approval was unanimous by the planning com mission Request for Street Markings Entered 0920 Ran this week made a formal request of the city for repaint ing and remarking the street signs In In making tho ing said that markings on tho signs arc tso weather beaten that residents as well as visitors are unable to read the DHS Floats Winners in Big Parade With the local Commerce float winning a third place trophy in the classifica tion of community organizations at Tuesdays Date Festival par Desert Hot Springs was ac companied by two other winning floats Angel View Foundation and the organi Starring on the chamber floats were Miss Desert Mot Queen Donna and lier The float portrayed the citys many tourist Preceding the chamber float was an official Desert Mot Springs Cadillac presenting to tho long line of spectators His Mayor Stone Continued on Page 12 C of C Manager Prospects to be Screened The select Ion of a manager for the Chamber of Commerce is the current responsibility of the organisations board of di according to Krnie We are being very thorough in our review f tions and applicants records of previous managerial or pub lic relations We plan to interview each prospective manager very chamber is willing to review any application at this lime hut persons seeking the position bad better know their profession and have a qualified record of previous ex in the Next meeting of chamber will he March II at tho new headquarters at are just a few in the continuous line of persons as u re cord 579 residents took advantage of the free chest xray pictures taken here last week by the Riverside County TB Sentinel Record Number Visits XRay Unit Wednesday A record number of residents ami tourists in Desert Mot Springs Hi visited the mobile xray of the Tuberculosis and Health of Riverside liy late the line was so long at llou le vant and Palm Drive mobile unit was sev eral had to be turned More than citizens visited the person having an xray received a and number for their Ihe card does not constitute a negative or clear ance It is merely evi dence that a hail an xray made and identified by WORK STARTS ON NEW CITY DIRECTORY Work on Desert Hot Springs firet full city directory started this week by a local VIP 0135 The new directory lias been endorsed and given full approv al and backing of the xal Chamber of VIP Publications just com a highly colorful tory of business and informa tion for the community of Palm A full color print ed on impressive heavy stock color fold open center spread pictorial map and many attractive ads together with ings as well as a page donated to Angel View Crippled Chil drens Foundation Children are fods Special An gels on Don VIP said the Desert Hot Springs tory will list every in the giving addresses and phone Continued on Page 12 In 17 IS 10 20 Hi 70 74 71 7H 70 7S Low M 1 II Kl KG 88 IS 52 number on a particular I toy technician in a film shows findings outside the range of a confidential letter to that effect will be mailed to the person in about three He said full details are ox on the Persons wishing to write or phone the Tuberculosis and Health of Riverside Coun ty may address the association at Sunnyside River side Phono number is Alex chairman of the Senior Citizens Clubs com in charge of the local xray visit credited tile large turnout to the efforts of club in publicizing the need for yearly chest xray through and the It was a city of cooperative that assisted Ray Continued on Page 11 CITY AUDIT TO END MARCH 2 Officially rendering a true CPA audit of the citys financ es is the big job of Thomas and Makey here from The cost of the audit will be mately and should be completed by March dale city manag said the audit indicates no abnormality in financial pro He said former acting city inn linger ap here for a review of questions that arose in the au minds during the ex of the Certain rumors have been circulating in the It was None of those can be according to city Most rumors relative to the current audit appear lo be convenient rumor purposely planted in the community to agitate political attitudes aim ed at the councilmanic elec a spokesman We will get more and more of this as time goes lie It fair hut politics seems to use any means to af fect public opinion and need not be based on CITY 196667 BUDGET WORK INAUGURATED Kirst step in preparing tho citys was tak en this when City Man ager Gale forward Id budget request forms to all department heads at city luli department is lining asked to what he feels is needed to operate his department for corning year as well as ho liis Herds for cap iud in the coming All urn to Iw returned to maunder not later than From Marcb 18 until April will under go ing In his by council study on the proposed budget between May I ami trading of the Is ly for Juno 1 with finals trading on f No Slate Seen for Election The much citizens i jm candidates who might be Inter ested In forming a dis solved this week by unanimous agreement of Its Meeting at Don Olson and Associates realtors building next to the Chamber of citizens liad an opportunity to hear candidates and personally make suggestions for their campaign pint Some was at first made to form a five man party but candidates expressed n desire to each run ently and said they wished to campaign for A few candidates for a successful April IJ election did not show up at others attended one or two expressed their views declined to be a part of a proposed One leading political figure in the city said could lie tho beginning of another the thing this city has had enough of thuing the A representative or one can campaign said bis am bitions will be to combine the interests of five the only five qualified in his opin t Continued on Page 0 city council at its last meeting took steps to name a 701 advisory nam ing 14 men find one woman to the Shown here as they received first instructions im mediately after their appointment left to right Darrell Ed Walter Shaw Mary the sole distaff member of the Ernie Elmer Orville Clifford Bob Keserovich and Alan Named to the group but not present were Sol Donald Stig and Robert The group will assist in im the socalled 701 master plan for the Sentinel ;