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Marysville Yuba Sutter Appeal Democrat (Newspaper) - April 9, 1986, Marysville Yuba, California Clint conquers Carmel /News A8 m i First Linda flood lawsuit is filed /News A2 Plumas Lake Golf Course to reopen /Sports C2 A 'bum rap' for Yuba on soaring dropout rate? /News A4 YUBA-SUTTER APPEAL DEMOCRAT THE SOURCE SINCE 1860 Vol.116-No.66.126thYear Twenty-Eight Pages Wednesday, April 9,1986 Marysville-Yuba City, Calif. Single Copy 25* Supervisors nix Sutter prison vote Proponents vow to make initiative effort By ERIC VODDEN A-D Staff Writer Sutter County Supervisor Roger Chandler last night failed in his bid to let the voters answer next November the question of whether the state should continue looking into the possibility of building a prison in the county. But Live Oak Mayor Leo Chesney, who has been spearheading a drive in support of constructing a prison in the county, said this morning proponents will circulate petitions in an attempt place the matter on the ballot. Chandler's motion calling for an advisory measure to ask voters their opinions on the proposed prison died for lack of a second during the regular meeting of the board. Some members of the board were visibly irritated the matter resur- faced before them for a second time since they voted March 4 to oppose construction of a prison anywhere in the county. "I think this thing ought to be put to rest," said Supervisor Joe Bena-tar. "I have seen no new facts that have been presented to change my mind. There has been no grounds-See Back Page, PRISON | Khadafy: 'Military plans' to challenge U.S. finished Threats against American targets worldwide renewed TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libyan leader Col. Moammar Khadafy said today he and his top commanders have completed military plans to challenge the United States. He renewed his threats against American military and civilian targets worldwide. "We have just finished making military plans for confrontation in response to the latest American threats to us," Khadafy told reporters who had been called to his heavily guarded bunker in the Libyan capital. He spoke in Arabic and his remarks were translated by an official government interpreter. "It is axiomatic that America will be defeated militarily," Khadafy said. "It is axiomatic that if aggression is staged against us, then we shall escalate the violence against American targets, civilian and non-civilian, throughout the world." See Page A-7, KHADAFY | Yuba City High School senior Holly Earl yesterday looked over a wrecked car (A-D Photo by Dave Nielsen) placed on campus by members of Students Against Drunk Driving. U.S. carrier's departure for home from Mediterranean area canceled YCHS students work to keep others from driving while drunk WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department, in the clearest indication yet that plans are being studied for a military strike against Libya, has canceled the departure of one of its aircraft carriers from the Mediterranean Sea to home, sources said today. The Navy has also been told to drop plans for a liberty call for the second carrier in the region, the sources said. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, stressed the Navy had yet to receive any orders to reform a naval battle group in the central Mediterranean off Libya's coast. But one source added, "It has become clear over the past 24 hours that we're going to keep our options open for the moment by keeping two carriers over there." At the same time. President Reagan was telling newspaper editors that the United States is "not going to just sit here and hold still" in the wake of renewed terrorist attacks against American* in Europe. He said Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy is "definitely a suspect" in the latest fatal bombings aboard a TWA jetliner over Greece and in an West Berlin nightlclub. The president refused to say what he plans to do, other than continue to gather evidence about the incidents and seek the support of European allies. "We are investigating and trying to gather all the information we can so that we can actually, with solid evidence, point a finger at who is repsonsible," Reagan said. Asked if he that evidence now points to Khadafy, Reagan replied, "Let me say he is definitely a suspect " "We're continuing to try and get more support now for action that would be appropriate in view of the greater threats that are being ut- See Page A-7, CARRIER % By GORDON SULLIVAN A-D Staff Writer School clubs engage in a wide variety of activities, but Yuba City High School may be seeing a first. Since Monday, students at the school have been confronted with a wrecked car in the middle of the school grounds. That exhibit is just one of the events planned this week by Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) to dramatize the dangers of drunken driving. "The object of the week is to increase our membership and make the student body and community aware," said Cathy Flores. the club president. The club is just one chapter of SADD - there are others nationwide. The organization is the brainchild of Robert Anastas, Flores said, a man she heard speak at a convention in Anaheim last year. "He was a coach at his school." Flores said. "In one year, around graduation time, he lost four players from drinking and driving." The YCHS chapter of SADD meets the first Monday of each month, and officers meet a second time every month as well. In addition to Flores, club officers are Denise Barfus, vice president; Joe Lind, secretary; Viki Estes, treasurer; Shelly Boyd, ' publicity coordinator; and Susan Nolan, sergeant at arms. The club adviser is Karen Mathews, who teaches in the learning center. But if Mathews is an adult, that doesn't mean the club is run by adults. "Of course there's a faculty adviser," said school Principal Martha Bunce, "but groups get started because students want them." Membership is currently about 30. That's down from about 65 members when the club began last year, a decrease Flores said reflects the fact that some members have graduated, and that many students do not like to attend meetings during lunch hour. At those meetings, students plan ways to publicize the dangers of drinking and driving. Some of those ways are as simple as putting up See Back Page, SADD t Weather Fair and sunny. High yesterday was 64; the overnight low was 47. Details A-7 Ferrari witness tells of lying to Grand Jury Erin Green testifies as prosecution begins its case in Napa County Courthouse that police say belonged to Ferrari, a 37-year-old Marysville City Councilman who won election to office in the November 1984 general election. Ferrari and Teresa Collins, his 26-year-old fiancee, are charged in a 26-count information with conspiracy to subornate perjury from Grand Jury witnesses, subornation of perjury, making improper voter registra- tions, and aiding and abetting voter fraud. Miss Green, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of voter registration fraud and was placed on probation last May, said that in early October she learned that an investi- See Back Page, FERRARI | By CHUCK SMITH After Yuba County elections clerk Santa Rosa in early September 1984. A-D Staff Writer Mary Reynolds testified about re- The documents she identified in NAPA - Witness Erin Green told ceiving several documents marked court as a voter registration form a jury yesterday that she lied to the for evidence in the case, Miss Green, and a request for an absentee ballot. Yuba County Grand Jury to protect a 22-year-old enologist. took the She said she did not fill out any other Daniel Ferrari and Teresa Collins. stand. portions of the documents. I Testimony in the Marysville voter She testified that she signed the The registration form had the 3301 * I fraud case got underway in Napa date and her name to two forms pro- St. address of the Olympic Hotel in I County Superior Court yesterday af- videdtoherby her roommate, Cindy Marysville and the absentee ballot I f ter tnree davs �f preliminaries. Collins - Teresa Collins' sister, in request form bore a post office box Iclassified..........dsectioJ Gas pipeline on Bear River Bridge fuels safety concerns \ Editorials......................D6 ~ ~ w f Financial......................C5| Safety concerns have been raised Pacific Railroad trestle. Frank Arroyo, 41, of Roseville died I Food B Section i by the Wneatland Citv Council about Floodwaters destroyed the trestle as a result of the mishap. i I ifpetvipt?RA a ^as PiP6*"16 stretched across the in February and the pipeline was re- This week, council members, con- ? LITesiyies......................D4j Bear River Bridge on Highway 65 located on the bridge under a permit cerned the pipeline could be punc- l ComiCS.................C8j about one mile south of Wheatland. from the state Department of Trans- tured in a traffic mishap and result \ CrOSSWOrdS..........C6| Tne Pipeline. which carries gaso- portation. The relocation was com- in another explosion, directed City I Movies-TV C7 Iine' ^et fueI and dieseI fue1'has been Pleted Feb ^ tne same day1031 a clerk Helen Rose t0 write letters t0 |q p"r'" constructed on the west walkway on welding torch apparently triggered a SP and Caltrans "asking them to J oportS...............O oectlOn the bridge and temporarily is replac- flash fire in the old line while three please remove it quickly." j Vital Statistics..............A7j ing a pipeline that had been sus- railroad employees were working on "Our fears are that a car's going ' ' pended from a nearby Southern the trestle. One of the workers, to hit that thing and cause a spark and it's going to blow up again," said Mayor Dewayne Hart. "I followed two large trucks and they only missed it by a foot and a half." Caltrans and SP officials say the council's worries are misplaced. "Obviously, we didn't think that it was a major problem or we would not have allowed it," said Pat Miller, spokesman for Caltrans' Marysville district office. While admitting fuel pipelines usually are not located near the roadway on structures like bridges, Ray Winton, Caltrans' deputy district director, said "I would say this is a safe operation." He said the actual pipeline is on a curb and is enclosed in a steel cas- 5m Back Page, PIPELINE |
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