Advertisement Clipping from Oxnard Press Courier, Sun, Dec 15, 1974.

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By WALTSTEGME1RU S. District Court Judge dered Pregerson to holdIn tracing the continuedThe open discrimination Harry Pregerson, in orderingwhether the school boardssecondtreatmentolgainst Mexican-American continuation of the July 1971 the past had deliberately in* Mexicans, Pregerson cites theelementary pupils in the late integration plan, found that tended to segregate pupils, the quote of former superintendent1*30$ and 19*0$ by the Oxnard segregation in the Oxnard circuit cour School District boards of that schools did, in fact, start when “Nor hasera has formed the basis for the school district maintained a Oxnard ever maintained a ‘dualjudges observed: Dr. Richard M. Clowes, whothe city of remembered Ramona Schoolhficgration of schools in the dual school system.lighted “by a single, baresystem’ wherein students have light bulb in the center of airosThat is the interpretationIIThis segregation continued been assigned to schools on classroomin more subtle forms” into the account of race or ethnicfctearly to be drawn from a 12- 1950s and 19G0S and school backgroundClowes also testified that floors of Ramona “were simge decision by a federal judge boards on these years took a The three appellate court black asphalt” while Brittellst week in Los Angeles that “do-nothing”policyon judges made this observation School, which was builtwill continue court-ordered discrimination, Pregerson because no evidence had then same time to serve AnglointegrationofOxnard’s found.elementary schools at least Ul 1978.When the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco or-been presented Oxnardchildren, was “well designeddual schoolrecentAmericansfixturesAnglosV*v* V*V# V»Vi ViV#%V«ViV«VAviViViV#V«V#%%vAVrAv«ViV*w #V,iDeaths And FuneralsVVVVVV» IThe former superintendentho served from 1949 to 1961However, when Pregerson who heard testimony during the added: “Brittell was a veryappellate court-ordereddramatic contrastwithSept. 24, plaintiffs’ attorneys Ramonait!*•isKb'} .\V •ir /z*' i * K* VVsfOMO GEORGE G., SR.OMOGEORGE G., SR , of 1447 W Beverly Dr., Oxnard, passed away Thursday in a local hospital after an extended illness. He was born November 15, 1904 in the Philippines and had been a California resident for 50 years residingin Ventura County the past 33 years. Heowned and operated the Onx Motel inOxnard. He was a member of theRotary Club of Oxnard, Oxnard Filipino Community Caballeros de Dimas Alang and was associated with the Oxnard Boys' Club. Survivors include his wifeSara; seven children, George G OmoJr , of Oxnard, Lillian O Roman, ofVentura, James G Omo of Dublin, TinaMadrid, of Oxnard, Larry W Omo, U S. Air Force in Arizona, Vincent G Omo, of Oxnard, Manuel M Omo. of California City; 24 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; and brothers andsisters in the Philippines. Father Jules Maier will say Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Santa Clara Catholic Church.Recitation of the Rosary will be byFather Pedro Vera at 8 p m Monday at Conrad Comer funeral chapel. Friends may visit at the mortuarytoday from noon until 5 p.m. and 7 9 p m., Monday until 5 p.m. and between 7 9 p m. and Tuesday until time of service.CONRAD COMER MORTUARY 487*4911 Channel Is. CSTROBELHENRY, of 210 So. A St., Oxnard. Survivors include two daughters, Mmes. Dorothy Carini, Esther Matesans; five grandchildren, Albert Gerald Matesans, Teressa, Nancy, Lori, Mary Carini, all of Oxnard.Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a m in the Chapel of theJames A. Reardon Mortuary. Friends may visit Sunday until 9 p.m. at themortuary.DAPPENEDDY CHARLES, passed away Thursday in Mississippi, as a result of on industrial accident He had lived in Ventura County for 20 years, before going to Mississippi where he worked as a roofer. He had been previously employed at Northrop in Port Huenemo and was a Veteran of Viet Nam conflict.Survivors include his parents, Mr andMr s. Rif hard Dappen of Oxnard; a sister, Nancy Lush of Houston, Texas; grandparents, Rachael Turner. Mr and Mrs EdClo/ton, allot Oxnard Funeral arrangements will be announced.CONRAD COMER MORTUARY 487 4911_Channel Is. 8, CBROWNLORETTA K. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Payton MortuaryChapel. Friends may visit today and Monday until 8 p.m. Payton Mortuary funeraJ directors._DAWSONERNEST, of 1621 Galatin Place. Oxnard. Beloved husband of AAarion, father of Harriet Brake, a grand daughter. Ruth Ann Brake, and a sister Miss Jeanette Dawson. Services will be held at 3 p.m Tuesday at the Payton Mortuary Chapel, funeral director.ROLOFFEMiLY She was a long time employeof St. John's Hospital She is survived by a daughter, Mary J. Heims of Pensacola, Florida Services pending under Payton Mortuary Funeral Director.mmmmVINCENTAMBER LEE, passed away Friday morning in a Ventura Hospital, after a lengthy illness. She was born August 5, 1968 »n Oxnard and had resided here all her life She is survived by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Vincent, Two sisters Kamic and Kara, all of the family home, her paternal grandmother. Mary Rapholz, and maternal grandparents, Helen and Jim Shane.Rosary will be recited tonight at 8 p.m. at the Conrad Comer funeral chapel.Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at St Anthony's Church with the FatherMicheal Condon officiating. Burial will be at the Santa Clara Cemetary. Friends may call from 1*5 p.m. and 7*9 p.m. tonight.487 4911CONRAD ft COMERChannel Is. CFUNERAL DIRECTORSCONRAD COMER MORTUARY Channel Is C_487 4911PAYTON MORTUARY 426 W 5th St._487 5333JAMES A REARDON MORTUARY 511 No. A St. 483 2233Joel EdelmanIntracing patterns ofdid present evidence a dual discrimination in the 1950sschool system existed in Oxnard during the 1930s and1940sschools3wes testified that Wilson school had pil spoke SpanishMexican-Am schools for Anj form of schooland orshedisciplinaryhe playgroundwas subjecttoClowes said the schoolthe late 1930s, which Nowlin boardsaid were first found by the League of Women Voters.po!(while he was was if a schoolwas in the Mexican area, theNowlin, in researching the board “was going to spendminutes, found the schoolboards of the 1930s made nomoney as minimum19attempt to hide their policies of Not only were the schoolseparatingtheMexican- facilities for Mexicanand Anglobad, but the teachers assigned to Ramona were generally theDuring the trial, when Nowlin tlt; read into the record these most inexperienced and leastschool minutes, Pregerson said able to work with Mexican at one point: “This all happened children, Clowes recalled.meeting99Pregerson, in his decisionWhen school administrators continuing integrationofand board members testified elementary schools, called the later in the trial, the judge providing of inferior schoolsasked them whether and teachers to Mexican-frequentlysegregation in the 1930sopenIn his decision ordering aAmerican areas “more subtle forms” of segregation than the onen discrimination of the 1930scontinuation of the 1971 in- and 1940stegration plan, PregersonThe judge also noted thatminutes of the board when the segregation problemwas first brought to the board’smeeting of Nov. 4, 1936, whenboard president Dockstadersaid “the board was in favor of1962. the board tookado-nothingthe principle of segregation, When other plaintiffs’ wit-might not be t this time.’traced the board of action in ending segregationPregerson called these words up to 1970, the basis was laid for “odious” and referred to 1934 Pregersonminutes of a similar “deplorable words.”asandsegregationthe 1930s1940s, more subtlecited the minutes discrimination in the 1950s and which board members 1960s and a “do-nothing” policydiscussed allowing brightestthei integration up to 1970.Thus Pregerson orderedMexican children” in “white integration continued. Theclasses when the white classremain underwas small and the Mexican integration order at least until class was too large.” 1977.