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   Ukiah Daily Journal (Newspaper) - November 12, 1996, Ukiah, California                                Ukiah Daily Donrey Media Group 18 Volume 138 Number 183 50 cents tax Inducted People Students get a lesson in rafting Page 3 Clinton approves park bill that will save the Presidio BySONYAROSS Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON In his first major act since his President Clin ton today signed a popular parks bill affecting 41 Summoning con gressional leaders to the White the president also issued a call for bipar tisan cooperation between Democrats and in this boat together and we haye to paddle it the president Thats what the American people Weve got to remember its the American people in the boat with us and were not nearly as important as they are and their Facing the likelihood that Congress will pass a constitutional amendment for a balanced Clinton softened his opposition to the While say I dont believe we need he added that if it is it should be crafted in a way to avoid hurting the economy if it slips into Someday down the well have another bad patch in the Clinton We just dont want an amendment to wind up making a reces sion worse and causing us to do things that are that you would never do in a such as raising The president was to meet later in the day with congressional In advance of that Senate Majority Leader Trent said today that I dont think youre going to see anything substantive really come out of this Asked about the likelihood of a bud get deal before Congress Lott I dont think that would be very Were interested in hearing what he has to Lott said of the meeting with the He said his message to Clinton is we look forward to working for the peoples doing whats right for the coun seeing what you have to The Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 expands and makes boundary adjustments in scores of authorizes dozens of land swaps and creates new heritage historic trails and scenic rivers in 41 Clinton said that in signing the it shows that we will be good stewards of the land that God has given The bill ensures preservation of the a former Army base in San by switching its man agement from the Park Service to a nonprofit trust established by the gov See Page 18 THbute to veterans Jane Dally Journal Len with 50 years in the and Ray with 50 years in the take down the flag in front of the VFW Hall on Seminary Monday evening prior to the Veterans Day potluck The flagpole is in need of repair and they would like a spotlight for it so they can fly the flag day and night as they do at the Ukiah Civic Touching moments at Veterans Day events statewide By the Associated Press and Dally Journal Ukiahs veterans assembled in the Veterans Memorial Building on Seminary Street to A potluck dinner and flag ceremony marked the end of the day which acknowledged veterans around the Ray of said the event was put together to discuss and promote the comradeship toward and possibly making Ukiah Mendocinos alternate location for a Veterans Day This Veterans Day could be a day for Mendocino County to realize how many residents are have also served their he The group is also trying to make plans for a Veterans Day Parade next year in Ukiah as there has never been one Some Mendocino County veterans participated in the annual parade in Benjamin Mondays din ner was an effort to get a local parade under Attending the dinner were members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Chapter Disabled American Veterans Chapter American Legion Elsewhere around the graveyard honors for Old Glory waving from porch es and salutes to those in uni form kept alive the reverence of Veterans making it more than just an excuse to take a A sixpack with one beer consumed brought tears to those visiting the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Monday I shared one with read the note attached to the It was one of many emotion al moments during Veteran Day tributes throughout Southern California on a sun drenched The replica of the Vietnam Veterans on display at Knotts Berry Farm in Buena honored Ameri cans who died in the Vietnam See Page 18 Chancellor pledges diversity despite Prop 209 Associated Press RIVERSIDE The University of Cali Riverside chancellor assured students that the campus would continue to promote diversity after about 150 students protested inside the administration Students blockaded the building some lying in the in an affirmative action When employees who worked in the building showed up for the stu dents denied them Despite 20 the students claimed I The noisy but peaceful protest broke up in the early afternoon after Chancellor Ray mond Orbach met twice with demonstra Orbach agreed that the universitys cultur aj centers would remain autonomous and to increase student involvement on recruitment task he refused to sign a letter saying he personally opposed Proposition He would not sign a letter under In other he would not be blackmailed into signing something to open a said university spokesman Jack Orbach told the Riverside PressEnter prise that he objected to the students method of getting his He said they would have been welcome during his 10 to noon office I think they made a dreadful mistake this morning and Im very sorry that they Orbach Proposition passed in last weeks state bans the use of race and gen der as considerations in public con tracting and Its passage prompted the ninecampus UC system to announce it will stop using such admission considera Local agencies join together in network fair for children tions for the 1997 fall Students occupied Hindraker Hall about and locked its doors for most of the opening them before noon after Orbach met with more protestors crowded in and sat on the chanting Hell we wont go demanding a second meeting with the A University Police sergeant declared an unlawful assembly and told the students to Where are the black cops a student taunted the squad of police in riot Did you guys already implement 209 At about the same angry shouts erupted when a student walked in the door and started cheering Proposition See PROP Page 18 The Daily Journal Nothing can replace person to person communication when the hoped for result is a successful collaboration of professionals concerned with helping children and The Mendocino County Chil drens and Youth Services Net work headed by coordinator is taking place from 9 to 5 19 at Carl Purdy Redwood Empire Fairgrounds in The purpose is to help coordinate countywide services for children and This is an opportu nity for all agencies to share information and spark additional interest in coordinating activi Agencies can set up tables to provide information and brochures about the work they do so that front line staff who work directly with family mem bers can get firsthand informa Getting to know you will be the format of the Gaining a knowledge of each agency will establish a needed dovetailing of Just prior to the lunch there will be a performance by the Ballet Folklorico Des Bring a brown bag lunch or a catered lunch is available for Lunch will be served from noon to and is a fundraiser for Big At 1 the keynote speaker will be Sid Gardner is Director of the Center for Col laboration for Children at Cali fornia State University in Fuller He has served on the White House Domestic From 2 to 4 time will be devoted to crossagency net working which is being facilitat ed by Pacific It is antic ipated that web sites can be developed and eventually con nected to the schools existing There will also be a skit pinpointing the need for collabo ration and group sessions that See Page 18 School board hears how to spend funds By LOIS OROURKE The Dally Journal The Ukiah Unified School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing tonight on how to spend it will receive from the state in one time The school district will receive a block grant of per student that must be spent in four categories library instructional deferred maintenance and Board President Kathy James said the hearing will give the public the opportunity to voice how the district should spend The grant is the second time the school district has received this money from the Last the district received New cards not for professional sports stars ByDANMcKEE The Dally Journal FORT BRAGG Theyre the newest thing in trading card And theyre hot Theyre the 1996 edition of Cop Instead of learning everything you ever wanted to know about your favorite football or basketball you can learn all about Fort Bragg police The fullcolor trading cards feature portraits of officers on the front side and lots of bio graphical information about offi cers on the The goal of this program is to encourage the public to get to know our officers to put a name to the says Chief Pagi 18 approximately about per School officials spent on districtwide technology on a widearea net work and the rest was divided between the individual school James said the school dis trict expects to receive the money again next Weve been getting so much James I never thought wed be in this We were so down and out for a long James was referring to the year the district nearly went bankrupt and officials had to reduce spending by nearly The public hearing is set to begin shortly after at the school district 925 State Business directory Comics Features Jumble Kids Page Obituaries local TV Journal phones Main numbers Circulation Number 4683533 Classified Number The Daily Journal is printed on al least 25 percent recycled news Low nib Ink is also Complete the loop and recycle your   

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