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Valley News, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1972, Van Nuys, CaliforniaToday s Valley weather alg it Law Elands my in Halfhi in is a 90s. Aped predicts Light Eye irritation from smog. 112 pages Northeast edition and Green Sheet established 1911 vol 41 Home delivery by Carrier sun., tues., thurs., Fri. Monthly sunday september 24, 1972 mail . Box 310, Van Nouyi Calif. 91408 14539 Sylvan Street phone 786-7111 Loc copy v sure you re twins and Cindy Rigdon 6 of 19756 Stein judged least alike and girl twins Way St., Saugus. Twins hold trophy at 1972 los Angeles county fail presented to them by fair s own twin twins contest at Pomona Are Randy princesses Janet and Virginia Davis. Easily distinguished Saugus twins win fair s least alike Competition confusing the judges is the name of the game in this contest and that s exactly what Rick and Ron Grimes of Azusa did superbly to capture sweep stakes honors in the los a n g Elest county fair s annual twin look alike contest. Sons of Al and Penny a Dapello 18658 Mauna Loa the "7-year-old twins were selected As the most alike twins. Share top Honor most alike honors for maternal twins went to Awn and Shawn Mair 4, also of Azusa. The girls the twin daughters of Barbara l Mair of 13th St. Sharing the top award the least alike fraternal twins category Julie and Janelle Henderson of Bernardino. Daugh ters of or. And mrs. James Henderson the 6-year old twins reside at 5065 Suise St. Placing first in the least alike boy and girl twins Competition were Blandy and Cindy Rigdon 6, of Saugus children of or. And mrs. Arthur a. Jr., "19756" Stein Way. Win special award the most alike boy and girl twins were Cary and car in Bergmann. The 3-year-Olds Are the twins of or. And mrs. Edward Bergmann of 925 w. Columbine Santa Ana. R e c living a special award in the event were Davy and Deby Rister 7, of for most alike boy and girl twins. The children of or. And mrs. Rister of 15119 Hibiscus received a perfect score from judges but were ineligible to compete in regular Competition be cause they were 1971 sweepstakes winners. More than 200 sets of took part in the Competition at the exposition which runs through sunday acc 1 at Pomona. Today s news Index Chat a-s4 .petaa-15 put in Fem a-2 is q it a a-17. A is a-2 Luis gift pan Al 2 a-j4 a i j Colmor Milf ats4 ass Tat Mir a-2 Vii re Tel Tow la Tmay Olive View demolition plans ready by Bill Packer plans and specifications for demolition of buildings on the Olive View medical Center site in Sylmar damaged beyond repair by the feb. 9, 1971, Earth quake will be presented to the los Angeles county Board of supervisors tuesday for approval. If supervisors approve plans for the estimated project they will be asked to Call for bids 25 from contractors. Among the buildings planned for demolition Are the medical treatment and care facility main build ing psychiatric and Day care building and the Cov ered walk and ambulance port. S o m e 6 Gross Square feet of buildings Are earmarked for Demoli Tion under the plans re commended by county Engineer Harvey t. Brandt. Brandt said under the proposal the contractor would have the option of using conventional or con trolled explosive Means of demolition. Earlier this month supervisors were informed that the Federal govern ment is willing to pay for the demolition Cost and t h he instructed Brandt to expedite Prepa ration of the plans. In addition to the demolition Brandt said sufficient fill would be imported placed and coir continued an Page 14 x Council votes priority for 22 Valley rail Crossings if if name Blanche Gomez to hemisphere position Nixon places Canoga Park resident on inter american commission of women los Angeles City plan Ning commissioner Blanche Gomez a Resi Dent of Canoga Park to Day had been appointed by president Richard Nixon to the inter Ameri can commission of women a part of the Organiza Tion of american states. The i n ter american commission s task As de scribed by a . State department paper is to work for the Extension of civil political economic and cultural rights of women of the women delegates selected by the governments of 21 nations of the West e r n h hemisphere study p r o b lems and propose m e a s u res for solving them making periodic re ports to the organization of american states. Tells of spirit each Delegate serves a two year term. There is a tremendous cooperative spirit among the reported mrs. Gomez who is at tending the 10-Day Bien Nial conference in Prog Ress in Washington . We Are american women not women from Par t i c u 1 a r she added. Our problems and concerns Are amazingly similar. It seems that women All Over Are seek ing equal defining the role and status of women already has been a hot Issue in the conference. Delegates who set the conference Agenda voted that a Delegate to be a q u a 1 Ifield feminist must have been married. This emphasis gives me a whole new perspective on the women s rights and liberation reported mrs. Gomez. Won appointments this definition is sup ported strongly by Dele Gates and is our Way of letting our governments know that we feel it is positive for women to be involved in the institution mrs. Gomez a Spanish translator by profession has served As a Liaison be tween local governmental agencies and the Spanish speaking consulates in los Angeles. She has been appointed to numerous Federal state and City governmental posts including the Board of directory of the nation Al housing conference the commission of califor Blanche Gomez Nixon appointee Nias the City housing authority Board and the City human relations commis Sion. Mayor Yorty recently appointed her to the City planning commission. Other members she has been Active in san Fernando Valley civic affairs for 20 years and has been involved in re p u lican party politics since the Eisenhower administration. Other members of the United states delegation include or. Joyce Broth ers a psychiatrist Shirley Hendsch and Elizabeth Polman both career for eign service officers Wai a Victor . Depart ment of Interior Bureau of Indian affairs and Katherine East. . Department of labor. Hollywood neighbor gives close up of Jack Lemmon in an exclusive family weekly feature peer j. O p p Edheimer a Holly Wood neighbor of Jack Lemmon claims i be known Jack Lemmon since he came to Holly Wood almost 20 years ago. He s one of the most sensitive men i be met in this town of egotist and self entered people. He does t want to Hurt any one. He d rather take it out on How does a superstar like Jack Lemmen keep his Cool with All the de mands of a successful Ca reer As an actor and top notch director How docs he Cope with frustration you la find the answers to these questions and gain insight into the Pri vate life of one of Holly Wood s top stars in Star in today s color gravure Magazine. Family weekly Maga Zine is included in every sunday Issue of the news delivered to All paid subscribers. Living costs hold stable in Southland National Index up food housing prices dip Here while the Cost of living throughout the nation As a whole Rose by .2% in a gust prices paid by con Sumers for goods and ser vices in los Angeles and Orange counties remained unchanged on the aver age labor statisticians had said today. The consumer Price in Dex for metropolitan los Angeles in August remained at a record High of 122.8 2.8% above the level of a year ago said Suzanne Sadowski. Chief of the Southern California office of the . Depart ment of labor s Bureau of labor statistics. Food costs Down that Means she said thai in August it Cost local Consumers to Purchase Arhat they could have bought for Dur ing the base period in 1967. Miss Sadowski said that higher prices for transportation and health and recreation items in a gust were offset by de Clines in the Cost of food housing and clothing. During the first eight months of 1972, prices Rose 2.2% in the los Angeles area she said compared to an increase of 2.3% in the same period of 1971. Meat Price rises the nationwide figure showed that higher prices during a gust were caused chiefly by increases in the Cost of meat restaurant meals gasoline and household services. The local figures indicated that food costs actually declined by a slight .1% during the month but were 4.7% higher than last year s level. Prices paid for restau continued on Page 14 Tampa ave. Project 2nd on City list los Angeles program of 32 Grade separations wins unanimous adoption by Duwood Scott Twenty two Valley rail Road Crossings rate High priority in the los Ange Les City Grade separation program adopted unanimously by City Council. A Grade Sepa ration at Tampa ave. South of Nordhoff St. In Northridge is no. 2 on the citywide list of 32 projects. Efforts Are to be made to have the Valley Job funded in the 1973 Calen Dar year according to action taken Friday by the Council. Only Mission Road at Griffin ave. In los Ange Les has higher City prior Ity than the Tampa ave. Project. Procedure Complex gaining a top spot on the City priority list is Only a Small part of the Battle. A lot More has to be done before completion of Grade separations such As those now at Van Guys blvd. And Raymer St. And Sepulveda blvd. And Ray Mer St., both in Van Guys. Here is the Way it works using the City s two top candidates for 1973 As an example the state Public utilities commission will be asked to include the mis Sion Road Griffin ave. And the Tampa ave. Projects in its 1973 listing of Cross Ings urgently in need of separation. It is possible the City s two candidates May rate As High As 40th or 50th on the state priority list. Most not ready toward the end of the year the Puc will announce the state list and beginning at the top of the priority list different areas will be offered fund ing for 1973. Usually however most of the projects on the list Are not ready for imme d i a the construction be cause of such things As plans not completed a City or county not pre pared to put up its share of funds and so on. The Basic amount made available each year by the state is Al though it does vary from year to 3-ear because of Holdover Money. The formula for funding Grade separations is for the state to pay the City or county 45 and continued on Page j4 consumer unit to open tomorrow Valley Branch has office at municipal bldg. In Van Guys a Branch office of the los Angeles City Bureau of consumer affairs Wal open tomorrow in the Yal Jev municipal bldg. In Van Guys 14410 Sylvan St., to serve san Fernarido Vallej residents. The Valley selected As the first area for a Branch office because of its Large population and the consequent High Ratib of consumer complaints received by the Bureau said mrs. Pern Jellison general manager. The Valley office located in room 110, will have a formal opening to Morrow from 2 to 4 p m., after which it will be open from . To p.m., monday through Friday. The Telephone number is of the More than 45qo complaints received by the Bureau since it opened a p r in 3. Approximately 1500 have come from Resi dents of san Fernando mrs. Jellison said. It is imperative. There continued Page 14 hazy afternoon had schedules special Sunshine highs seminar for unemployed in 80s forecast Early morning Low Clouds and fog will give Way to hazy afternoon Sunshine and return late tonight according to the National weather service forecast for the san Fer Nando Valley. High temperatures will be mostly in the 80s and lows will be in the 50s. Weather station 15-b in Van Guys yesterday recorded a High of 79 and a Low of 58. Similar weather conditions Are in store for los Angeles today with highs near 80 and lows near 62. The los Angeles coun continued in Page 14 a special seminar for the unemployed will be presented by the califor Nia dept. Of human re sources development from 9 . Until noon tuesday at had s Canoga Park of fice 8211 Remmet ave. Panellists will include Kay Kiddo of Lockheed c o up. Frederic Wyatt consultant and columnist for the n news John bravos had Public Edu cation coordinator a d r e j Mainland former manager of Van Guys had s employment ser vice office now head of the Valley had Job Bank Sydelle Gale placement officer of West Valley of c u National Center and Nathan Zacks had District manager. There will also be Sepa rate workshops on the la Bor Market aerospace and Job shops clerical workers and resume review. The four workshops will be conducted by c 1 a i m a in services program viewers of the Canoga Park Glendale North hol Lywood san Fernando anal Van Guys unemployment insurance offices. Persons interested in the seminar May obtain f u other information by t e 1 e p h o n ing bravos 348-9063, or by inquiring at any of the five Valley unemployment insurance offices of had. C newspaper if

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