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   Upland News, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1968, Upland, California                               Caborcans to visit March 5-6 Community Congress Confirmation bu been re. oalwd from officials of Caborca, Mexico, Upland's Staler Ctty.tbatthey wlllcoine to Upland Tuesday, March Gin for the city Council mMtlne, at which It Is planned official documents relat- lot to the town Affiliation will to aimed by the Mayors of both clttea. On Wednesday, March 6, there Trtll be a tour of the city of Upland, with a stop-over at Upland Ugh School at ajn. when the party will been, tertftlned by the Upland High School Band. Following this event, the men will be the luncheon guests of the Upland Rotary Club, and the ladles will be the guests of Mrs. James L. Christensen at a luncheon ho- noring the first lady of ca- borca, Mrs. Carlos Valencia Ocana, wife of the Mayor. In the afternoon, there will be more tours of points of spe- cial Interest to the visitors, such as San Antonio Com. munlty Hospital, and one of the wineries. Visitors to ca- borca last month, learned that some consideration Is being given to the planting of vine, yards and ultimately to wine, making In the area of Ca> borca. On Wednesday evening the Welcome Caborca Banquet will take place at the Upland Inn, at 8 p.m. This event Is' open to all who wish to join In extendlngthehandoffrlend. shlp to the visitors. It Is an. Uclpated that all of the spon- soring organizations repre- sented on the Town Affiliation Committee will have sizable delegations In attendance, and several have Indicated that they plan to make some sig- nificant presentation In the name of their organization. Special entertainment has been planned, and a typical old-fashioned turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be the feature of the menu. i Hiss Carmen Goiualea, Consul of Mexico, whose of. flee la In San Bernardino has 'accented the Invitation to be a special guest, and will make a few remarks. Tickets sold prior to the cancelled Feb. 21 event will be honored. They are again on sale at the Upland Chamber of Commerce, the Upland News, the Upland Travel Bureau, and from members of the Town Affiliation Committee at per person. Those, handling tickets were requested toreport their sales to Towu Affiliation Commit, tee Chairman, Zella H. Stone, on Monday, March 4, Solution to a major problem "Our Expanding Economy" which Is of Interest to all up. landers, is the subject matter of one of five panels of the first Upland Community Con. gress, which Is designed to "consider where we are now and ask, 'Where are we going from here? A community congress of the type which will take place March 13, will give every In. terested person or organiza- tion, as an Individual, or re- presentative of an organiza- tion, a chance to get ac. qualnted with officials and ci- vic leadets and help the com. munlty move forward. Harry Krtm, former mana- ger of the Lone Beach Cham, ber of Commerce, and father of the community congress Idea, put It this wray: "The community benefits because It generates a great spirit of enthusiasm for the positive factors of the city. It gets the people better, ac. qualnted and channels effort Into specific channels. "It promotes understand. UPLAND Tear Ho. 55 Alews 40PifM Wednesday, February Upland, California 'Mustang SweepsfaiVes' opening day March 14 March 14 has been set for the Upland Mustang Sweep, stakes that will run through construction of the Downtown mall, with a Mustang the grand prize on opening of the Mall In June. Weekly merchandise prizes will bwglven away by cooper, atlng downtown merchants throughout the Mall construe, tion period. Thursday, June 13, has been set as the date for giving the AFS student homes needed TAGS xnd wttfr togs, natiw costumes, wont Fasaos of Brazil and Mesfln Ayenew of Ethl. Students like these attending Upland High, and like -BUgiy Button, In Germany (see story page 2) benefit from jthVUg While Tag sale Friday and Saturday, In which 44 Upland businesses are cooperating with special discounts. Students stop selling white tags, report In Wednesday, but anyone who needs one may call 982-1391 days, or 982-3438 evenings, to take advantage of the sale and help out the 'cause at the same time. Cable orders 10 new prop-jets Cable Commuter Airlines, new Southern California air. line, has plans for a major expansion of their service. Signed was an order total. log nearly million for 10 new DeHavillflnd Twin Prop- Jet airliners. Harold Mallet, Regional Sales Manager for De Haviiland In the West said Qihriyjto pay way Assemblyman John Qulmby (D-72nd) win have to raise his wn campaign funds, ac. cording to Assembly Speaker Jesse Unruh, who visited Qulmby's home terrltoryfora fund-raising dinner Friday night. Unruh said Qidmby bas enough friends In his district so he won't need outside sup. port. 1 Attendance at the plate dinner In Rlatto was that this is the largest single order for the DH-C6 aircraft that bis comapny has ever re- ceived. In a joint announcement, William E. Myers, Cable's board chairman and founder of Air California, and Roger Cable, president, declared the fledgling airline, while in op. eratton only 3 months, already' ranks among the 5 largest commuter services la the na- tion. The delivery of the 10 new DH-CB's will bring the Cable fleet to 12 De Havilland Prop- Jets, and Cable win become the world's largest commuter air service, operatingfrom 14 Southern California com. munlties. Projections detail the ac. commodation of over a mil. lion passengers In the next three years and expansion to seven additional markets during the out On years. Homes are needed In the Upland and Alta Loma school districts In which to place teenage American Field Ser. vice students from abroad. Mrs. Walton Wolfe, AFS re- presentative this week re- quested any resident of Up- land or Alfa Loma who would be interested in having a stu- dent from a foreign country stay with them for a year to make application. She said "We have re- ceived two applications from Upland families .for girls, but are in need of a home for a hoy'. And Alta Loma needs a home for a boy or a girl." Following areqaaJJfleaUoas for an AFS family: a heart large enough to share with a Child, probably forever; a mind open, to the different lite and culture the student win bring; a sense of laughter and gaiety to shrink any problems widen may arise and strain the bond of communication. On the more practical side, the local family would provide the student with room and board and treat the student as their own. The AFS organization In New York provides each stu. dent with a monthly allowance and the local high school pro. vldes the yearbook and other class expenditures. Any medi- cal or dental bills are also covered by the New York AFS office. Interested families must have or have had teenagers themselves and be able to pro- vide the student with his own bed. A room of their own Is not an fong as they share a room with someone of the same sex and close to their Anyone Interested In making application may call Mrs, Wolfe at 982-1702. grand prize away to a lucky ticket bolder. No purchase is necessary In order to acquire one orahandfuloffreetickets. A ticket will be given every adult shopper (age 18 or over) who drops Into one of the busi- ness places supporting the program. There Is no limit to the number of tickets a person may collect while shopping in Downtown Upland. Weekly prizes will be mer- chandise certificates that will work just like cash at co- operating business houses. Winning numbers will be posted In the stores each Thursday. Meanwhile, work on the beautlflcation of the Downtown Is forging ahead, with new, parking lots already In use and some progress made on renewing the alleys. Saw cuts have been made In the sidewalks at various points and parts cut out wUl be re- moved to make way for plan. ters and other beautiticatloo Item-: that wttTtelp turn two blocks'of second Ave. and two blocks of Ninth St. Into what Is called a. modified mall. What the "modified" means Is that all the parking will not be eliminated on the four blocks. Parking will be per. mitted In the center, and the sidewalks will become land, scaped walkways. Speeds In the street "parking lots" win be limited to a slow crawl. Now with the new parking an but completed, the Alleys, when they are done, will pro. vide convenient parking and walking to stores, particular, ly those that have provided "frontdoors" in the rear, ad. justing the business to the modern mode. Tony Airport clear zone Later tickets getting scarce There are still a few tickets left to Upland Night at the Forum, Wednesday, March 6, when the Lakers will take on the St. Louis Hawks. Three buses arranged by the Chamber of Commerce will load up at 6 p.m., on the parking lot at First Ave. and C St., and leave at p.m. Fare on the bus and game admission Is included in the Chamber's price. Planners vote first step toward finale RIRLINES Upland Planning Commls. slon voted Friday night to recommend a change In the general plan to accommodate light Industry on 66.7 ?cres on the east side of Benson ad. jacent to Cable Airport. The change in the designa- tion on the general plan, if agreed to by the City Coun- cil, will mate It possible for the rezoning of the land In question from A-l agricultur- al to a light Industry classifi- cation. That will be the subject of another public bearing duled for March 11. The ge. neral plan Indicates only the general land use, not specific Boning. The G6.7 acres runs 755feet deep east from Benson be." tween 13Ui and 16th Sis. Chamber of Commerce President Hal Ballln urged the Commission to give con. sideratlon to Industrial zon- ing, stating that the Chamber was concerned with the com. mission's attitude on Indus, trial zoning. Some of the hall-jamming crowd at the meeting bad something to say on that sub. ject, as did Arthur Johnson of 1395 W. 16th, who com. mented, "H I had wanted to move to a city of industry 1 would have moved to some place other than Upland." other residents of the area were also against a change in jBoys Club benefit 200 is goal the land use, from the stand, point of traffic hazards of industry and how far industry would extend. Dewey Cable of Cable Air- port, who Is working on anin- dustrlaUgolf course plan to protect his airport with a residence.free approach may have been cheered by the decision, but a neigh, bor of his, on the south side of the airport was displeased with another decision: A Hollywood construction company that owns 52 acres between the airport and Foot, hill that is zoned A.1 (air. port Industrial) would like to have It plain Industrial to re. move a height restriction on buildings, but the Commls. slon doesn't see it that way, unanimously. General plan amendments and rezonlng must be approved by City Council before be. coming effective. Ing. In three years, It has changed this city 
                            

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