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Van Nuys Valley News and Green Sheet (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Van Nuys, CaliforniaIn today a newspaper fill in your swimming Pool Tennis courts Are in in features Section 3for 65 years the Valley s newspaper Dailey news and Green Sheet North Valley edition and Green Sheet vol 66�?no. 28 sunday August 22, 197610c copy dateline Vannuyse the a adventure of the first female cadets to be admitted to the air Force Academy is described by the Academy superintendent in the Valley to give a speech. Section 4, Page 7.bus Drivers to stage Midnight walkout unless Accord reached Korea the North korean communist government accused the United states of a a provocative military Man Euver when the . Sent in a work detail to finish trimming the tree that was the Center of controversy last week when two american officers were killed. Section i Page 3. Heartline tells a disabled widow she May receive social Security benefits on her own earnings or those of her husband whichever is higher. Section 4, Page to. High school seniors find All the sound and fury of election campaigns annoying and dishonest youth poll America reports. Section 4, Page 14. In features paralleling the presidential election of 1876, this years Campaign already has the Shadow of corruption hanging Over an incumbent Republican administration the republicans have nominated Gerald Ford an outsider to the Nixon scandal the democrats have selected Homey southerner Jimmy Carter to put Quot their party in the White House. Could the election of 1976 end up in a dispute Over votes the Way the election of 1876 did inside tabloid. In sports Sylmar plays its second game in the Pony league world series at Washington a. Tonight after defeating Tampa Fla. Friday in its opening contest. Section 4, Page i. The los Angeles dodgers downed Pittsburgh 8-1, Friday and concludes its three game series with the pirates today at dodger stadium. Section 4, Page i. In business in the los Angeles Long Beach area the consumer Price Index which estimates the Cost of living for Urban workers increased 1.1% in july according to the labor department. On the National level last months Chi increase was Only 0.5%. Section 4, Page 9. Several factors a including the Republican National convention and the tragic incident in Korea a adversely affected the new York Stock Exchange during the past week. Dow Jones Industrial average was off 16.12 Points to 974.07. Section 4, Page 9. Obstacles in the path of negotiations to locate a Volkswagen Assembly Plant in new Stanton pa., have been resolved according to Pennsylvania gov. Milton j. Shapp. Section 4, Page 9. Esther some Patchy Early morning us and fog expected in the Val a today but otherwise Clear ies and sunny weather is in Dre. Little temperature change Ith highs today and tomorrow in e upper 80s, lows in the High 50s. O smog expected by the ipod news phone numbers phone numbers for the Valley news Are editorial�?997-4131 classified placement �?997-4001 hours monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 30 . Saturday 9 . Classified to change or cancel a 997-4121 c Ercula Tio n�?997-4241 Orlando Comacho left stares at pavement As officers Dick Schauer Center and Stan Miller escort him to Van Guys municipal court for arraignment on charge of decapitating Bride. Valley news photo by Jeff Coldwater bus Drivers of the Southern California rapid transit District will walk off the Job at Midnight tonight unless some unusual Accord is reached before that time. R i d general manager Jack Dunstrap said yesterday the bus Drivers and the red Are about $5 million apart on a three year work contract. Red directors met in special session yesterday to discuss the threatened strike. Board president Byron e. Cook made a Short statement to the Board and then moved for adjournment. Later Cook refused to Tell reporters whether the red Board of directors adjusted their last offer to the bus Drivers Union. Cook said that the Union and District negotiating teams were asked to return to the bargaining table in order to a prevent a Cook called the talks a extremely sensitive a and said it a would not be appropriate a to comment on them. The red Board president indicated there was nothing implicit in his statement about the talks. Los Angeles mayor Tom Brad Ley was at the meeting saying he wanted to offer his services in helping both sides reach a a reasonable a we Are approximately 4% to 5% apart Over a three year period a Gilstrap told the Board members. A perhaps that sounds like a Small difference. But it represents a significant amount of Gilstrap told reporters a 5% figure meant around $5 million Over a three year contract. In 1974, red bus Drivers staged a 68-Day strike before coming to terms on a two year pact calling for 24% increase. Drivers now average $6.67 an hour. John Wilkens it do a chief negotiator told the mayor and the red Board members the districts last offer was for a three year pact totalling 12.2%, including Cost of living increases for each year of the agreement. Red mechanics a who Are also negotiating with the District but who have not publicly announced plans to strike a were offered 12% Over three years Wilkins said including a Cost of living raise. But Earl Clark Utu chairman please turn to Page a accused Bride beheaded scientists expect has court Date delayed a the answer to life on Mars soon by Arnie Friedman and Mike Pollock municipal court arraignment has been postponed until sept. 7 for a Van Guys Man accused of beheading his Bride of two weeks. The defendant Orlando Camacho 26, of 14314 Burbank blvd., we As formally charged with murder Friday morning after he was arrested at a psychiatric Ward of the Glendale adventist Hospital. He had gone there voluntarily police said. The victims headless body w As discovered by her Mother and sister on aug. 18 wrapped in a Blanket on the living room floor of the couples apartment. Hours later police found her head in a trash bin behind a Market Basket store on Pacific coast Highway in Malibu. A motive for the slaying is still under investigation. However Dep. Dist. Atty. Jeffrey Jonas said jealousy a is a motive that is under investigation on several he elaborate. The victims Mother mrs. Wil Hermina Pacheco Guzman of Sun Valley believes jealousy was a motive because her daughter4�?~Wras so the Mother also said her daughter had gone to a Counselor at Cali fornia state University Northridge monday to talk about problems she we As having with her husband Camacho arrived at the municipal court in Van Guys at i . Friday under tight Security and Wras quickly shuttled into court by Van Guys area homicide investigator Stan Miller said the defendant has no history of mental illness nor has he any know prior arrest record. The defendant w to is a custodian for a Northridge management firm appeared briefly for arraignment but proceedings were continued to sept. 7 in division 30 of municipal court in los Angeles. The proceedings also w Ere closed to the Public including members of the victims family. Prosecutor Jonas said this action we As taken a for Security still police said there have been no death threats made on the defendant. Jonas said the Case was transferred downtown because Quot heavy Case congestion in the Van Guys courts prevent it from being heard he said he expects the defendants preliminary hearing to be held downtown As Well. During fridays hearing judge Morton Rochman denied a motion by defense attorney Hank i Roma to Grant the defendant bail and appoint three psychiatrists to examine the defendant detectives. On the other hand Rochman had no objections to Camacho being examined by a psychiatrist hired at the defendants own expense. By United press International Viking los biology instrument completed a new Experiment with sterilized Martian soil and sent Back data which scientists said might Tell by tuesday whether earlier results were biological or chemical. The bit of red dust from the surface of Mars Analysed in earlier experiments gave surprising Reading scientists said might possibly indicate life but probably were strictly chemical. The Viking Lander scoop yesterday also dropped a fresh Sample of red Martian dust into a test chamber for scientists waiting yesterday to learn if Carbon molecules essential to any life form Are present on Mars. It was the second test in the robots organic molecule analyser. The first one Wras negative. A final decision Wras to be made shortly on a Landing site for Viking 2. The spacecraft w As photograph ing Mars from its Polar orbit. A tentative decision had been made earlier to put the second robot Down in the Utopia Region in the Northern latitudes one of three possible Sites. The new soil Sample was the first full Load of red dust to go into the test instrument the Gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. An earlier attempt managed to get Only a tiny bit of matter into the chamber. The unit tests for Complex Carbon molecules which Are the building blocks of All life forms on Earth. The first test findings were a disappointment to project biologists. A spokesman said at the time please turn to Page 8 7 Banks join Effort to find private funding for housing rehabilitation by Julie Jacobs seven of the states largest Banks have agreed to be represented on a committee to seek private financing methods for rehabilitation of housing in los Angeles Kathleen Connell City housing coordinator has announced. The consideration of modular housing to help relieve the shortage of Low and moderate income Home units is another move being made by the City in the housing Field is. Connell said at a meeting of the City planning commission. She appeared in connection with a discussion of the revised proposed housing element for the City. The element a part of the general plan is intended to determine housing needs and How they Are to be filled. Is. Connell said the housing finance committee will explore a joint venture lending program to finance the rehabilitation of Homes in the housing assistance program set up under the housing and Community redevelopment for the planning Depths reaction to revised housing guidelines in the City of los Angeles see Story in Section i Page 8. Act Revenue sharing. She noted the current poor condition of the municipal Bond Market and said the City has been advised not to incur any More Bond indebtedness. However it is exploring Means of using its Block Grant funds As leverage for obtaining private financing and As Security for private Loans to homeowners. Activation of the committee now is a just a matter of drawing up the necessary Legal documents a the housing coordinator said. Because the biggest need for single family housing is in the $30,000k-$40,000 Price bracket and site constructed Homes no _. Longer fit in that category the City she Dut her 3.11 Pilto that swh1q is investigating modular Homes a w factory built units which Are quickly assembled singly or in a group on a site. Rebecca Younker of the Glove Trotters shows her form in batting contest one of several softball skill tests at Olive recreation Center in Burbank yesterday. About 75 Ponytail league teams participated. Vaizey news photo by Robert Martin

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