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   Porterville Reporter (Newspaper) - August 13, 2009, Porterville, California                                WEATHER 'ELEBRATING THE WoO HE PXJRT ^i? m THE ^OVTH ^UNTY V Wednesday High 93, Low 64. Ibday High 98, Low 61. Friday High 93, Low 58. See PAGE 5A AIR QUALITY Tbday: ^4 Unhealthy fo^sensitive groups Bound for PC Porterville College lool m INSIDE NEWS Ship missing Piracy is feared in the loss of a ship that's overdue to make port. See PAGE 6A INSIDE TODAY DEARABBY    7A OPINION       4A GLOBE JA COMMUNrTY 2A STOCiG       2A SPORTS    15-18A CQMIG_10A VALLEY_Ih OBITUARIES   5A CLASSIFIED 18-28A MVMM     e THE PORTERVILLE RECORDER ^1        www.recorderonline.com W TO SUBSCRIBE, CALL 784-5000 101 ST YEAR-NO. 242 50 CENTS SnnE BUDGET Workers Have Their Say test furiough days mandated by Govl Arnold rnmrn - RECORDER PHOTO BY RENEH AGHA icians^who work at the Porterville Developmental Center pro-ler, Wednesday. at statenin PDC ^ Impact: Cost estimated at approximately $45K a month at locaf facility. By JENNA~CHMDLiR . JHE PPRTERVILLE_RECORDER.. Overtime hours at the Porterville Development Center have increased by 15 to 20 percent - or about $45,000 a month-as administration grapples with state mandated furloughs and maintaining a staff-to-client ratio, according to Executive Director John Sawyer. Most of those overtime hours? have been allocated to members of the California Association of Psychiatric Technicians) 45 percent of the center's workforce, i who do hands-on work^ Clad in red shirts, about 20 local members of the union stood outside PDC Wednesday protesting furlough days and a hiring Please see PDC PAGE 14A RECORDER PHOTO BY RENEH AGHA Don Searls, a psychiatric technician at Porterville Developmental Center, holds a sign Wednesday protesting furlough days mandated by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. RECORDER PHOTO BY RENEH AGHA Betty Luna, shelter supervisor at the Central California Family Crisis Center in Porterville, talks about the work done by the center. Shelter staff fears abused women will be state budget victims, too Cuts: 3 workers already laid off. By JENNA CHANDLER _THE PORTERVILLE RECORDER_ A loss in 20 percent of revenue has not halted Ufe-saving services at the Porterville Women's Shelter - yet. Its employees, most of whohi;earri minimum wage and have been abu Please t;hfemgelves,\fear " "LTER, PAGE 14A IJ1� T OFF ST Harris Home Furnishings 2I4N. Second  Porterville* 559 784-1746 0642947111113   

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