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Argus (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Fremont, California The Argus Ptg it Fremont Newark California Gordiy Noru Iii a Mil pm chief feted Fremont chamber of Commerce presi Dent Larry la finer left arid Fremont mayor William Van doom right were among some 80 City officials who met the new pm Plant manager Clifford pm mar Vaughan Center at a reception to Surg Day in the International Kitchen. Reagan signature seen on 18-year-Olds Sci Samento up legislature Friday approved and sent to gov. Ron Ald Reagan historic fess la t i o n making Calico Means at age 18 except for drinking and in certain court cases. The governor s Osce indicated gov. Ronald Reagan favored the Bill the state Constitution freezes the Legal drinking age at 21 but legislation is pending that wow reduce it to 18 with voter approval. The vote Al ready has been granted it year ohs. J the Goy Emor has Fejt that 3 the voting age were Jow ered then All the and responsibilities of citizenship should go along with a aide said. Final legislative passage occurred when the Assembly approved 47-6, Senate Amend ments to a Bih by. Lynian Paul Prioto a Pacific Palisades. The. No votes were cast by a Democrat and five republicans. The landmark Bill reduces tire Legal age of adulthood in California from 21 to 18 for virtually everything except drinking and certain juvenile court and child support cases among other things in year old boys no longer would need a Parent s permission to Many. Both Young Ian and women could serve on juries be tried in adult courts for crimes be hired As peace officers be licensed to trans port and. Possess machine guns and record cattle brands. They would be tried in Superior count instead of Juve Nile court but the judge would retain the discretion to Send them to state prison or to Cus Tody of the California youth authority. Also a juvenile court could retain jurisdiction for probation or sentencing purposes if the court had jurisdiction before the offender turned 18. Juvenile courts would be permitted to retain jurisdiction Over Young offenders up to 21. Priolo said the Bill does not affect easting child support cases which set. The age of majority at 21. But he said such cases in the future would recognize the Max. Mum age for child support at assemblyman Robert bad Ham Beach the opponent to speak against the but argued the legislation created two classes of is Yarrow adults whose parents remain married and those whose parents were divorced. Under this Bih you could have a married 18-year-old living at Home with his Mother yet is father would still be required to pay child sup he said. Voting against the pro Post were republicans Badhair Robert Burke Huntington Beach w. Jpn Macut Ivray i Santa Ray Seeley Wakefie South Gate and. Democrat. J Robert Obner Canoga Park author of the proposed constitutional amendment to lower the age said his Assem Bly passed measure probably wind be voted on by the sen ate Early next week but that approval looks Pas Sage requires 27 votes. We m votes if they Are Al on the floor at the same Cine said. Mroueh floor de Bate we can change others. It s going to be very c emotion is deciding this he said. He said he hoped some or Ponena could be persuaded to switch by the Young peo pfc Are drafted into of Fiji Anny and put moves on the Boe they ought to be Able to waft Fato . New Bank coming to Fremont Bank of America s Mission san Jose Branch scheduled for completion Early next year on the Northwest Corner of Mission Boulevard and Cedar Street is pictured in an architect s rendering. Bank officials say the modular building will boast a striking exterior design of Wood siding trimmed in heavy stained Timber with a mansard style the new Branch is scheduled for night depository facilities drive up Teller window and parking for 26 cars. A More permanent Branch will foe built there when business warrants Accord ing to officials. . Urged to enrol part time students 9an Francisco regents of the University of California received a task Force report Friday proposing pow children May get Aid san Diego Tren of prisoners of War and men missing in action in Southeast Asia would receive free tuition at state supported schools under a plan endorsed Friday by the National con Ference of state legislative leaders. The Resolution adopted unanimously at the group s annual session urged stale Legislatures to implement the programs for the free school ing. The president of the Natum Al pow Mia scholarship committee new York Busi Nessman j. Kevin Murphy said about children nationwide would be affected. He said present Federal and slate legislation does not pro vide adequately for the Edu cation of the pow Mia Chil Dren. To revolutionize the University by opening its doors to part time students of All Ages. The response of the regents was warm. For the moment they were not asked for Money to finance the change. In a rapidly changing society the report said higher education should be a life Long process instead of an experience concentrated be tween the Ages of 18 and m. The proposal would. Allow persons to go to the univer sity when the jobs for which they were trained become obsolete when mothers see their children grow up and leave Home or simply when they want to learn something for its own Sake. In 10 years we May have tens of thousands of these Stu said Leonard freed a administrator who headed the 15-man1task Force which prepared the re port. But i Don t know How Many tens of numerous regents expressed warm approval of the report. j. Heller called it however the regents warned against possible lowering of University standards or diluting the value of its degree. No Long Range plan for financing the project cached me extended degree program was offered. Free Mari said the program would begin next fall with Small Pilot projects on most campuses. He hoped these worm be financed by a combination of Federal and Pri vate foundation funds. No state Money was asked. The plan Calls for admin of qualified students to upper division work leading to a Bachelor s degree or to graduate work leading to a master s. Classes would be held not Only on Campus in existing facilities but in learning Cen ters located where they can serve residents of the inner City and of Rural areas. Freedman said the program might have the effect of reducing the number of students some of whom might prefer to go part time if permitted. He said financing would have to be developed As the program grows. See problems said Regent Dewitt Friggs. But i see no problem that can t be answered with a so Tokyo students rampage in Okinawa protest Tokyo students burned a famous old Tokyo restaurant to the ground and halted commuter trains Friday n get As hundreds of thousands of persons across Japan demonstrated against the continued pres ence of . Troops on Oki Nawa. Police said thai by mid night at least persons were arrested in Tokyo demonstrations and scores of oth ers were injured. In addition the 55-year-old watchman for the destroyed restaurant died of a heart attack. The demonstrations which included Brief strikes by about 2 million workers Dur ing i he Day were held to pro test a clause in the Okinawa reversion agreement that Al lows the More than american troops stationed on the Small Western pacify c is land to remain there. The stage was set for the demonstrations wednesday when the Liberal democratic party Breed the agreement through a diet parliament committee. The agreement already has been approved by the us. Can estimated per sons took part in the Demon so rations nationwide. But the most serious confrontation took place in Tokyo s Small Hiiva Park where about students and hundreds of riot police bad Gath ered by evening. The students built a barricade at Park s Entrance and police threw tear Gas the Stu dents retaliated Rocta and bottles. Later students Over whelmed guards outside the Mateu motor restaurant. The two stay baud ing Serendi windows were aus cd and its Fuu Ilure and even a Regis Ter were removed and the my Tang set on fire. Police matted of fathered around the burning a Piaf. Cost of living Rise hits four year Low a Tswana Jite of Cyrene i the Cost of living stowed in october to the Low i More than four labor department reported Friday and a Hattte House economist declared inflation was As measured by the con Sumer Rice Index the Cost of living Rose per cent last Mont increase since 1967. In figures adjusted for seasonal variation compared with per seasonal Price differences the october Index Rose 0.2 per cent the same As in previous month. Both

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