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Daily Review (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Hayward, California news briefs summer session Sig ups monday Hayward students May Register for the second Hay Ward High school summer school session monday at the High school courses to be offered include Driver education and Driver Traini a arts and crafts typing math improvement Cook ing gymnastics Tennis physical education office machines algebra chemistry and geometry. Students Ages 15 or Over May sign up for Driver education which will be offered in the mornings Only and for Driver training which will be taught both mornings and afternoons. Zone change is recommended san Leandro the planning commission has voted to recommend that the City Council approve a zone change at 43 Thornton St. To accommodate parking facilities for Ameri can savings and loan a Block away at the Comer of Parrott and East 14th streets. The change from High density multiple residential to com Mercial parking will provide about 20 parking spaces. The action thursday night was unanimous in the absence of commissioners Mike Castro jr., . Hitchcock and at f red Serafini All of whom were excused. In other business the commission continued to july 2 a Public hearing on proposed zone changes for certain parcels on hesperian Boulevard and Central Martell and Upton ave Nues. Because the areas affected Are difficult to describe in writ ing the staff will spend time before the hearing to Blanket the area with maps. Chamber honors Center s head san Leandro directors of the san Leandro chamber of Commerce thursday honoured mrs. Katherine King Man Ager of the student employment Center for her service. Her Volunteer assistants june sailing and Jean Giroux were also singled out for special commendation although mrs. Sailing was t on hand to receive her certificate. Seven groups were also thanked for financial support. They were the Washington Home owners association rep resented by Ann Howell Dean and Lee Walker the san Leandro kiwanis club represented by Glen Darling mrs. Pearl Dahneke of the san Leandro chapter of the american association of retired persons the Rev. George Mclaird of the san Leandro association of clergy mrs. Thelma Fye of the san Leandro Emblem club mrs. Forrest of the san Leandro Garden club and mrs. Bessie Roberts of . The City of san Leandro was also recognized for its annual contribution to the student employment Center. On the Agenda downtown planning team executive committee Mee meeting monday at ., in Centennial Hall building next to the City center22300 foothill blvd. San Lorenzo school District Public hearing Board room of the administration building 15510 usher St., at 7 ., Mon Day. American association of retired persons chapter 562, meeting monday Community Hall of the Southland shopping Center readying for Ojai the Chabot College Hay. Ward chamber singers warm up for a perform Ance in Ojai in Southern California tomorrow. The occasion is the wed Ding of Jim a Webb a for Mer Pupil of the Cham Ber s director Otto me lend when he taught at san Bernardino Junior College. Webb has writ ten such popular songs As up up and by the time i get to Phoe and Wichita line he will be married to Bridget Sullivan the daughter of actor Barry Sullivan at the ranch of Rock Singer Jim Messina of Loggins and Messina. The chamber singers will be providing All of the music at the wedding. Council to debate proposed building san Leandro the proposed construction of a two Story classroom building for Manor Baptist Church Lewelling blvd., should be the most difficult problem con fronting the san Leandro City Council monday night. Approval for the seven classroom Structure was refused last month when the Church applied to the san Leandro Board of zoning adjustments seeking a third modification to its conditional use permit. The application was denied by a 5-1 vote of the zones and the Church has appealed that denial. Cound men monday will be confronted with letters and petitions both favouring and opposing the Appeal. They will also probably be confronted with a capacity audience. Nearly 30 letters and petitions were bundled up in the packets presented councilmen along with their agendas yesterday. A petition recommending approval of the Church application bears 169 signatures while there Are 264 Sig natures on the petition urging councilmen to uphold the denial voted by the Board of zoning adjustments. The original use permit for the Manor Baptist Church was approved by the City in octo Ber of 1964. Not quite six years later the Church won approval of a permit modification for a Day Nursery and school. In december of 1971 a second permit modification allowed the Church to construct a two Story classroom building. The permit modification now being sought by the Church is in two parts. The first part would alter the original landscaping plan for the existing classroom building. The second part would permit construction of the second classroom building. The Church educational program currently serves 24 pre schooners and 220 students in kindergarten through the ninth grades. With an additional building the Church Hopes to add a 10th Grade and increase its enrolment to Between 295 and 320 students. In other business the Council will receive a 455-signature petition urging installation of a traffic control signal at the intersection of Alvarado Street and Montague Avenue will con Sider prohibiting the driving of motorcycles and go carts anywhere Butyn Public streets and will take yet another look at Richard Miller or s bid to convert his 22 apartment units at 13601-13655 Doolittle drive into condominiums. Miller s original application was held up for a year Long study by the City which culminated in the Council voting it Down. Miller asked that the matter be reconsidered How Ever so that the City could consider additional information obtained from the City of Ala Meda. Councilmen also will consider endorsing a Hayward Resolution urging bus service across the san Mateo Bridge and will consider endorsing an Albany petition urging the Public utilities commission to deny rate increases being sought by the Pacific Gas and electric company. A letter will be received from the san Leandro Chabot Community Complex com Mittee seeking a work session with the Council aug. 5. And one will be received from the san Leandro human resources commission seek ing a work session to discuss possible budget amendments to fund local social service agencies. Councilmen Are scheduled to approve plans on two Public works projects the paving of the median on Farallo drive and. The construction of Fairway drive Between Neptune and Aurora drives. The Council also will consider amending the Marina master plan to extend the Spinnaker yacht club s lease and approve a clubhouse site on the South Side of South Dike Road. Three other items on tonight s Agenda involve the historical and cultural advisory commission. In one the commission seeks approval of in City funding for the 1974 festival of arts. In another the commission sends detailed in formation concerning its recommended list of historical buildings and other Sites. And in the third the commission recommends that the City adopt the proposal of san Francisco architect Humberto e. Bermudez to bring the Casa Peralta up to safety Stan Dards by authorizing expenditures totalling group schools agree on . A fair schedule need Lor action saturday july 13 diaper Day senior Amateur Tawen Day 1 Beefing up your budget demonstration Alameda county cowbells agriculture big. ., a Vhana and the Sahara Sultana dancers court of 4 seasons. 2 ., Tim and Metal Craft demonstration Valley Craft Guild. Home arts bldg. ., annual Alameda county fair diaper Derby sponsored by Dublin Junior women s club court of 4 sea sons. ., Mary Mcdermott dance review court of 4 seasons. 4 ., beefing up your budget demonstration Alameda county cowbells. Agriculture bldg. 5 ., final Competition of Alameda county fair senior Talent through the Courtesy of Alameda county Chambers of Commerce. Awards presented by Ala Meda county fair court of 4 seasons. 6 Gates open to amphitheatre for All Star professional show free admission. 7 All Star professional show featuring Myron Floren with Bobby Burgess and Cissy King stars of the Lawrence Weld television show with Keith Evans and the Jack Fisher orchestra free admission. Amphitheatre. Tin and Metal demonstration. Valley Craft Guild. Home arts bldg. 9 All Star professional show amphitheatre. Sunday july 14 Junior livestock auction Day destruction Derby Day far exhibitors prize Day . Junior livestock auction Swine Sale. Livestock Araa. . Junior livestock auction Barbecue. Large bar Becue area. 12 noon. Art in action we. Sala acrylic Oil painting Art exhibit area. 1 Junior livestock auction beef sheep Sale. Livestock area. Flower arranging demonstration. Horticulture Center. Agriculture bldg. 2 Special grandstand show destruction Derby admission adults 13 Over child 12 under grandstand. Dot Ernst showcase. Court of 4 seasons. Wonderful world of dolls demonstration Valley Craft Guild. Arts bldg. Alameda Community band Jim Hewitt con Ductor. Court of 4 seasons. 4 Flower arranging demonstration. Horticulture Center. Agriculture bldg. 5 Charles dance revue. Court of 4 seasons. 6 open to amphitheatre for All Star proves Siona show. Free admission. Drawings for prizes and awards. Presented by Ala Meda county fair exhibitors. Amphitheatre. 7 All Star professional show featuring Myron Floren with Bobby Burgess Cissy King. Stars of the Lawrence Welk television show with Keith Evans and the Jack Fisher orchestra. Free admission. Amphitheatre. 7 Wonderful world of dolls demonstration Valley Craft Guild. Home arts bldg. 7 Plant Sale open to the Public Garden area. 9 Final performance All Star professional show amphitheatre. Id ., 1974 Alameda county fair officially closed. San Leandro the need for an affirmative action program for the san Leandro school District was agreed to yesterday during a session Between District administrators and the mexican american social and cultural organization. Supt. L. Edward Holden who attended the meeting with Alex Smith assistant superintendent and or. Phil Lones director of personnel reports the participants agreed that the District needs an exemplary affirmative action plan for hiring. He said he feels the plan to be assigned a High priority As a District objective. Al Lozano president of Masco who met with school officials along with Isabel Arellano and the group s Legal coun Sel concurs with Holden s report of the meeting. Lozano who appeared before school trustees earlier this month on the hiring of mexican american employees explained that the Best vehicle for the development of such a plan would be through the appointment of an advisory com Mittee of minority group representatives. He said Masco and school administrators will meet continue to talk and work with District officials. He cautions that the people he represents will remain suspicious until the plan is implemented and working. When he spoke to trustees Lozano told the Board Legal action might be one Way to get the District to react. Now he says Legal counsel has advised there s no reason Why Asuit should be filed immediately. But that position has t caused Masco to forgo the Prepa ration of a Legal Brief on employment opportunities. Attorney a defendant in suit Hayward attorney Robert 0. Wright is one of three defendants named in a million civil fraud Case filed thurs Day in Alameda county Superior court. A team of Bay area commodities brokers has alleged that Wright and two partners reneged on a billion sugar Deal. The complaint filed by san Francisco attorney Yale h. Smulyan says that Wright b. J. Klarman of Piedmont and Arnold s. Peters of Oakland represented that they controlled the contractual rights to five million tons of sugar Over the next years. They signed an agreement with Pacific steamship Agency inc. Of san Francisco and Lake and land development com Pany of Tahama county in san Jose to sell them the sugar at a ton net to the seller according to the complaint. When the brokerage firms found a buyer willing to pay a ton for the sugar the defendants refused to produce the sugar. Either because they did t want to for some reason or because they never had said Smulyan. Smulyan declined to name the prospective buyer. He said the whole thing was a foreign transaction. Smulyan said his clients have been damaged because their credibility has been jeopardized. The complaint says that Wright and his partners knew their claims of controlling tonnages of sugar for present and future delivery were false when they made them. The plaintiffs Are asking million in general damages and million in punitive damages. Wright would not comment on the suit yesterday saying he had not yet been served. He said he suspected it is a Case of the syndrome of joining All lawyers to their clients since he is Legal counsel for one of the other defendants Arnold s. Peters. Wright was placed on probation in 1958 following a conviction on a 1957 grand jury indictment for securities violations. Earlier this year he was one of three defendants in a million medical fraud Case. Klarman was indicted by the Federal grand jury in 1947 for alleged manipulating of mining stocks. Twenty five years ago he was also involved in an alleged Stock swindle where charges were ultimately dismissed. Baseball picnics this weekend san Leandro picnics for a pair of san Lorenzo Little league teams will be held this weekend at the san Leandro Marina. Joe Kramm Marina supervisor said the Mervyn s team which took second place in the National minor league will be honoured with an All Day picnic today while the Acme trophy team winners of the major National league will have their picnic tomorrow. Kramm said the parents of the players Are putting on the picnics which will be held in the Marina Park opposite the Tony Lema Golf clubhouse. About 50 parents and Little Lea Guers Are expected each Day. The All Day picnics will feature sack races water Ballon fights and water races Kramm said. County has consumer fraud unit a new consumer fraud program in the Alameda county District attorney s office is designed to increase citizen awareness of consumer Protection Laws resources and remedies. The program will be conducted by the District attorney s two year old consumer fraud unit headed by Deputy dist. Atty. Fred Hanelt. Deputy dist. Atty. Dagny k. Winkler is his assistant. District attorney Lowell Jensen announced that training of Law enforcement personnel in the county in consumer Protection Laws and enforcement methods will also be part of the program. These goals will be accomplished through the preparation and presentation of educational films lectures to Community groups and distribution of Multi language pamphlets out lining consumer Protection Laws and suggesting remedies and resources available to the consumer. Since its inception in 1972, the fraud unit has conducted More than investigations resulting in the recovery of for defrauded Consumers. More than 60 criminal prosecutions have also been initiated. Fraud unit investigators and student Legal assistants will be assigned to the new program which will be funded by a Federal Grant of matched by state and local funds. The total Grant is cars list state Aid to help find welfare fraud California counties will soon Start receiving about a year from the state to Aid their efforts to detect and prevent welfare fraud. Speaking in Oakland thursday state director of Benefit payments David b. Swoap said the plan will allow counties to keep the state s share of Money recovered from welfare recipients who have improperly obtained family assistance. Swoap was a speaker at the fourth annual training Confer ence of the California welfare fraud investigators association in at the hotel Leamington. Luncheon speaker on the same program thursday was Jack Mckay director of the Alameda county human re sources Agency. Mckay detailed recent cases worked up by a special investigative unit in his department. In one Case a woman who used three names to draw welfare checks was convicted of fraud and sentenced to nine months at Santa Rita county jail and placed on probation for five years. Another woman who used two names was sent to Santa Rita for a year and placed on three years probation. We know that making this state Money available to counties will result in a lower incidence of fraud in the end saving state county and Federal Money As said Swoap the new regulation he said will help counties offset their investigation expenses and encourage much needed expansion of welfare probes. In the past the county retained a share of recovered fraud payments directly proportionate to its contribution to the welfare Grant. In Aid to families with dependent children for example the Federal government contributes 50 per cent of the Grant the state 31 per cent and the county 19. In the past the county could retain Only 19 per cent of a recovered Grant in the future the county can claim 50 per cent which is its own share and the state s. Swoap also announced another regulation designed to encourage fraud investigations. He said it would require Wel fare workers to certify that they have advised each recipient of the possibility of criminal penalties for withholding information or making false statements in order to gain eligibility or. Larger payments. Robert Carlson former state welfare director who is now with the Federal department of health education and Wei fare spoke at the final session of the training session last night. School Board elects president Castro Valley trustee Harold Mefford has been elected president of the Castro Valley school Board for the 1974-75 school year. Mefford who was elected at the school Board meeting thursday succeeds Lou Frank. Frank will become clerk the position Mefford filled in the past year. Helen Duffey was chosen representative to the county committee. The Alameda county vehicle theft Force asks anyone who has seen any of the following cars to Call their local Law enforcement Agency and report the i . Here is today s list of vehicles stolen within the past 36 hours License year Model 861 Zev 1972 . Gs713 redkawasaki350moforcycle. 458 jul 1963 White Chevrolet two door. Xzt770 1969 Green Buick two door ner305 1965 beige Pontiac two door. My storage bin mini Maxi storage 5w take Emu mad exit off 7 ust off my As unas 14ft

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