June 21 - 27, 2007 LOS ANGELES COUNTY S.G.V. EXAMINER B1
Two Certified to Train Others Assemblyman Visits Citrus College
in Character Development
Colaluca and Paras-Caracci Complete Josephson Institute Course
MONROVIA — Santa Anita
Family YMCA Chief Executive
Officer Damon Colaluca and
Tzeitel Paras-Caracci, a senior
program coordinator for the
Pasadena YMCA and a Duarte
City Councilwoman, have re-
ceived certification from the
prestigious Josephson Institute
Photos by Roy LaBomme
of Ethics to teach Character
Counts!, a character develop-
ment program, to organizations
in the community. The nation-
wide Character Counts! Youth
initiative teaches and encour-
ages people to make principled
decisions and carefully consider
the effects of their choices to
ELECTED OFFICIALS TOUR CITRUS COLLEGE-Assembly Member Anthony Portantino, chair of the
improve the ethical quality of Assembly Committee on Higher Education, and Duarte Mayor Lois Gaston spoke with Citrus College
society. It is the most widely faculty and students during a recent campus tour. The visit included an overview of academic and
implemented approach to char- vocational programs, student services, classrooms, labs and new facilities construction. Pictured
acter education - embraced by from left are faculty member Grace Lucido, Board President Joanne Montgomery; Superintendent/
thousands of schools, commu- President Michael J. Viera, Ph.D.; Director of Cosmetology Ervalyn Brooks; Assembly Member An-
nities, public agencies and thony Portantino; Board Clerk/Secretary Susan M. Keith; Duarte Mayor Lois Gaston; Board Member
nonprofits. Colaluca and Paras- Dr. Gary L. Woods and Board Vice President Dr. Edward C. Ortell.
Caracci are available to provide
training to local organizations to
incorporate the program's Six
Pillars of Character -Trustwor-
thiness, Respect, Responsibility,
Fairness, Caring, and Citizen- Tzeitel Paras-Caracci, a senior program coordinator for the Pasa-
ship - into their organizations. dena YMCA and Duarte City Councilwoman, and Damon Colaluca,
chief executive officer of the Santa Anita Family YMCA in Monrovia,
For more information, call
have each received certification from the prestigious Josephson
Damon Colaluca at the Santa Institute of Ethics to teach character development to organiza-
Anita Family YMCA, (626) 359- tions who want to incorporate Trustworthiness, Respect, Respon-
9244. sibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship - into their organizations.
Independent Redistricting Reform
Passes Assembly Elections Committee
ACA 4 Will Empower Citizens' Commission, Not Politicians, to Draw District Lines
SACRAMENTO — Impor- nia, and I will continue to fight fornia Common Cause and the
tant redistricting legislation to restore the voice of the League of Women Voters.
authored by Assemblyman An- people to our redistricting pro- "We applaud the Assembly for
thony Adams, R-Hesperia, and cess." recognizing the need for genu- ELECTED OFFICIALS VISIT CITRUS COLLEGE FOR FIRST HAND INFORMATION ON INSTRUCTIONAL
PROGRAMS-Assembly Member Anthony Portantino, chair of the Assembly Committee on Higher
Assembly Republican Leader Assembly Constitutional ine redistricting reform," said
Education, second from right, listens as Dr. David Ryba, dean of mathematics, right, explains how
Mike Villines passed the Assem- Amendment 4 (Adams/Villines) Dan Schnur, Voices of Reform Citrus College students acquire the basic skills necessary to progress into higher level mathemat-
bly Elections and Redistricting will create an independent citi- Co-Chair. "While neither bill is ics classes. The tour also included academic and vocational programs, student services, class-
Committee today with biparti- zens' commission comprised of perfect, both represent signifi- rooms, labs, new facilities construction, and an opportunity to speak with students, faculty and
san support. randomly-selected voters to cant progress in eliminating the administrators. Top left are Superintendent/President Michael J. Viera, Ph.D.; Board President Joanne
The measure would create a draw the district lines for the conflict of interest that currently Montgomery; Board Vice President Dr. Edward C. Ortell. Bottom from the left are Duarte Mayor Lois
new independent citizens' com- Legislature, Board of Equaliza- allows legislators to create their Gaston; Citrus College Government Relations Officer Marilyn Grinsdale and Portantino's Field Repre-
sentative Elizabeth Garcia.
mission to draw district lines. tion and state congressional del- own districts and will provide
"Make no mistake, the only egation, comprised of 4 Repub- independence and accountabil-
way to truly reform our redis- licans, 4 Democrats, and 3 un- ity to the redistricting process."
tricting system is to remove any
connection at all to politicians
and partisan insiders and trust
affiliated members. They
would be required to draw com-
pact, contiguous districts that
"The most important next
step is for all of the legislative
proposals that have been intro-
Celebrating Our Military
the people to draw our district keep communities of interest to- duced so far to be considered The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor celebrates Purple Heart recipients.
lines," said Assemblyman An- gether and maximize competi- on their merits and distilled into
Americans have a new way Purple Heart are stored at the education center for school
thony Adams, Vice Chair of the tion, where possible. a viable measure for the Febru-
to salute the men and women Hall of Honor. However, only groups and a presentation
Assembly Elections and Redis- The principles behind ACA 4 ary '08 ballot as soon as pos-
who have earned Purple Hearts about 5,000 have been edited room. Through historical pho-
tricting Committee. have been praised by nonparti- sible," said Fred Keeley, Voices
defending the nation. and are currently available to be tographs, documentary films
"Today's bipartisan vote rep- san, government reform of Reform Co-Chair.
The National Purple Heart viewed by the public. and videotapes by veterans, the
resents an important step for- groups, including Voices of Re- ACA 4 will next be heard by
Hall of Honor was recently "Please give us time to cata- Hall will provide a multimedia
ward in our effort to restore a form (co-chaired by Dan the Assembly Appropriations
opened and now receives nearly log and edit those thousands of show, exploring the spirit of the
healthy democracy in Califor- Schnur and Fred Keeley), Cali- Committee.
100 visitors a day. The Hall is stories," said Don Hughes, a re- American fighting man and
Rabies Vaccination Clinic
the first of its kind in the nation tired Air Force three-star gen- woman in times of crisis.
to recognize the more than 1.7 eral and one of the persons re- Families who would like to
million Americans wounded or sponsible for creating the Hall share their story or materials of
GLENDORA — Animal Con- bies has been brought under p.m. weekdays. killed in action while serving in of Honor. "We are working to Purple Heart recipients to be
trol will be sponsoring a sec- control through vaccination The many pet owners in one the United States military. It will solve the problem." considered for exhibition,
ond low cost vaccination clinic within the domestic pet popu- place makes it somewhat of a become the nation's sole reposi- The Hall of Honor, located in should contact the National
for dogs and cats at Finkbiner lation, the disease is still preva- social event for animal lovers. tory of soldiers' stories of sac- New Windsor, New York, in- Purple Heart Hall of Honor, P.O.
Park in the tennis courts on lent among local wildlife. Con- Rabies vaccinations are also rifice. cludes a 7,500-square-foot fa- Box 207, Vails Gate, NY, 12584
Thursday, June 28th. The clinic trolled vaccination of domestic available from local veterinar- Over 300,000 stories from cility with a reception area, gal- or call (845) 561-
will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pets provides the most effec- ians, usually at substantially individuals who earned the lery, exhibit hall, learning and 1765.(NAPSI)
p.m. tive prevention of the disease. higher cost.
The members of Animal Con- Glendora residents have un- South Glendora Animal Hos-
trol, Police Cadets and the til July 31st to renew their dogs' pital gives rabies vaccinations
Glendora Police Auxiliary will licenses. A $25 late charge will for $5. They are located be-
again contribute their time to the be added to the renewal fees if tween Glendora Ave. and Grand
clinic as a public service. payment is received or post Ave. on the north side of Ar-
A fee of $7.00 for Rabies marked after July 31st. row Highway. You can call
vaccination will be charged for For more information, call the South Glendora Animal Hospi-
dogs and cats. Also available is Glendora Animal Control office tal at 914-5717 for further in-
the 6-1 vaccine for a cost of at 914-8275, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 formation.
$17.00 per dog: Bordatella vac-
cine at a cost of $11.00 each.
Lime disease vaccinations will
also be available for $18.00
each. City of Glendora dog li- A donation of laptop comput- retailer Best Buy's vendor part-
censes will also be available ers and tech support is making ners. Through Best Buy's "Con-
during the clinic. it easier for wounded and in- nectivity" campaign, customers
Cats are welcomed, but must jured servicemen and -women support Fisher House, the
be in carriers. The fees for cat to stay connected with friends troops and their families by mak-
vaccines are 3-1 vaccine of and families. ing in-store and online dona-
$14.00 each and Feline Leuke- The servicemen and women, tions.
mia vaccine of $14.00 each. whose combat casualties re- The retailer's employees will
State and local ordinances quire long-term rehabilitation, volunteer at Fisher Houses help
require the vaccination of all live in one of 38 Fisher Houses, install and service the new sys-
dogs four months of age or large multifamily homes on the tems, so families can remain
older against rabies. The June grounds of 18 major military connected to their loved ones.
28th clinic provides dog own- medical centers and nine VA For more information, visit
ers of the Glendora community medical centers. www.fisherhouse.org or
the opportunity to protect their The computers are contrib- www.bestbuy.com. (NAPSI)
pets at a low cost. Although ra- uted by consumer electronics
The San Gabriel Valley Examiner
S.G.V. EXAMINER June 21 - 27, 2007
Things Guys Just Don’t Touch! Letters to the Editor
(Not to be taken seriously!) Malicious Mischief Rejected
For some of you future This is done very delicately. could not be proved in the bath-
Late last week, it was learned Clifford, the Glendora Council-
brides and some of you young Most likely he will kick the dirty room. Can’t aim properly with
from Glendora Police Chief man who placed them under
ladies who plan to move in with shorts around with his foot to the seat down. Yep, the toilet
Charles Montoya that the Po- Citizen's arrest for putting stick-
your boyfriend, there are a few see if he can observe the most seat takes a few hits.
lice Department's efforts to ers on his campaign signs that
things that you should remem- commonly soiled area. If a It is strange, but there three
again get the Los Angeles were illegally placed by Clifford
ber. Most married women al- lightly soiled pair of shorts are main tools that a guy won’t
County District Attorney's Of- on public property. The stick-
ready know this, but just in found, then they are inspected touch. Can you name them?
fice to file charges against ers said the illegally placed signs
case, I thought I would go over a little closer. However, there How about the vacuum, broom
Keleigh Marshall, Cristina violated Glendora ordinances.
a few things that “guys don’t have been reports that there are and the mop. Won’t touch em.
Giamalva and Virginia Marshall Further efforts will be made
touch” just in case you don’t a few guys out there who will Dirty dishes in the sink,
for malicious mischief have to have the arrest, booking
already know. George Ogden give it a final “stiff test” just to won’t touch em. He spills
again been rejected. This latest records, booking photos and
Well, if there is a baby make sure. If it passes, on they something on the floor, won’t
That’s just the way it is! rejection of charges puts to rest information on their arrest in
around, you can bet that if there go. touch it. Missed the trash can
any further attempts by the Po- governmental data bases re-
is a dirty diaper around, he will limited few married dudes. For the rest of the dirty with what was attempted to be
lice Department to pursue crimi- moved from the girls' record so
not touch it. In fact, if he is in As you know, it will be a cold shorts, well they will sit there thrown into it, and it ends up
nal charges against the three they are not plagued by the ar-
the physical possession of the day in hell before a guy will until the soiled areas develope on the floor, won’t touch it.
according to Montoya. rest for the rest of their lives.
baby and the baby relieves it- touch his dirty sox next to the mold in most cases before they Help the wife make the bed...
The two girls, Keleigh Gene Osko
self during that time, chances bed...UNLESS he has run out find there way to the washer. Yeah right, he won’t touch it. Attorney for Marshall,
Marshall and Cristina Giamalva
are he will become an instant of sox. With no sox available, Back to the married guys... How about those beer cans Giamalva and Marshall
will continue with their civil law-
quarterback. He will hand that he will, at that time, start sniff- about that trash can in the he left laying around? He won’t Glendora
suit for false arrest against Gary
baby off as if it was a football. ing the dirty sox to see which kitchen... won’t touch it. Yes touch them. Why should he?
The eligible players are, the of them are the cleanest. Once ladies, you can put it in front of Somehow, like magic, they
wife, his mother, mother-in- two matching sox are secured the back door to be emptied, and seem to disappear all by them- Grateful To Officials
law, sisters or anything that re- from the pile, they are worn the guy acts like it is invisible. selves. Well, when the wife I would like to thank Super- councilman Mark Brecera, a
sembles a woman. He ain’t go- again as if they were clean. Same thing with the trash can needs some cuddling during that visor Michael Antonovich for his smart and personable young
ing to be put into a position to Now, for the guys under- in the bath rooms. Won’t touch “time of the month”, bet me, he salute to veterans on Saturday, man who really cares for the
open that surprise package. If shorts. The sniffing rule does ‘em. ain’t going to touch it. May 26th at Arcadia Park. I had City of Irwindale.
he does, I am sure he will not apply here. Usually this How about that toilet seat, for There is certainly a lot more, the pleasure of meeting Super- Mayor Joe Rocha did a great
fumble. would be a visual observation. some reason, the guy don’t but for right now... I ain’t go- visor Antonovich as well as job as well during the Memo-
This next little section mostly If a guy runs out of under- touch it. The guys may have ing to touch it! channel 4 weather forecaster rial Day celebration in Azusa.
applies to single guys... and a shorts, then the search is on. shot Expert in the Army, but “That’s Just The Way It Is!” Fritz Coleman, a 4 year navy Thanks to everyone for mak-
veteran who worked for the ing it a success! On another
Covina’s Wall of Honor Two Killed in Covina
Armed Forces Radio and chan- note, I am disappointed in the
nel 4 for 24 years. I also met "yes" vote by Congresswoman
Judge Lance of the O.J. Hilda Solis and Diane Feinstein'
Covina to Honor Outstanding Citizens
When Train Hits Car
Simpson trial. on the Iraqi funding Bill.
By Bobbi Kemp PIS Covina ber of the Covina Woman’s I would like to thank Com- Mike Lee
COVINA — The City of Club, and the League of Women mander Pete Ramirez of Amvets Azusa
Covina will add three bronze Voters of the ESG Valley. She By George Ogden did report that the crossing Post 113 of Irwindale for the
plaques to the Covina Wall of has volunteered for numerous COVINA — Sunday, around guard arms were not down at Memorial Day celebration on
Honor, located at Covina Park organizations since the 1960s, 2:20 p.m., Covina dispatchers the time of the crash. There Monday, May 28th. After the
at Fourth Avenue and Badillo and in the late 1970s, she started receiving calls that a have also been complaints that tribute a feast, fit for American
Street, on July 4 at a special 10 worked with fellow honoree Metrolink Train has struck a at times the crossing guard arm heroes followed. The delicious
am ceremony. The three William Temple to convert the passenger car. They reported did not work properly in the lunch included hotdogs, ham-
plaques will honor William city’s 1911 Firehouse and Jail that the accident was at the Bar- past. burgers, beans, chicken, rolls,
Temple, and Laura Brady, both into the museum enjoyed by so ranca Ave. train crossing just They believe the train was cookies and cakes. I had the 623 W. Foothill Blvd.
multi-faceted volunteers with many today. north of San Bernardino Road. going about 40 to 45 mph when opportunity to meet Irwindale Glendora, California 91741
decades of community service Temple, now 103, is known The first responders found it struck the vehicle. It was Phone (626) 852-3374
to the City as well as many area by the title “Mr. Covina.” As a that an east bound Metrolink knocked about 80 feet down the The Most Fax (626) 852-1904
non-profit organizations. Also founding member of the train collided with a south track from the point of impact. Value For Your
being honored is the husband Covina-Valley Historical Society, bound Mitsubishi Galant pas- No passengers on the train
Adverti$ing Dollar EUGENE F. MOSES
and wife team of Jon and Pam today’s members often turn to senger car. Officers found a were injured. The train passen-
Pomeroy, local business own- Temple to document life in the man and a young girl had been gers were taken by bus to their
ers who through the Covina area during the early part of the killed and they found another destinations. Adverti$e in
Sunrise Rotary Club and their 20th century. He was a member girl still alive. That girl was air- Barranca Ave., at the accident The San Gabriel Associate Editor
business, Rayne Water Condi- of the Covina Rotary Club, was lifted to a hospital. scene was closed for about 4 Valley Examiner
tioning, founded Operation very active during the golden The driver, Earl Brown, 53, hours. Edward M. Moses, Esq.
Santa Clothes which works to years of the area’s Citrus indus- and his 10-year-old niece, Legal Counsel
improve the self-esteem of try, and was an officer for the Raven Elizabeth Smith, were
thousands of area children each Covina Irrigating Company, pronounced dead at the scene Michael Wood
year. Photographer and Writer
also serving on the Committee by paramedics according to re-
The Wall of Honor was de- of Nine, the powerful regional ports.
signed to provide a way for group that settled water dis- The young girl who was still Senior Staff Reporter
Covina to honor its local heroes. putes. alive was Brown’s 12-year-old By the time the California Licensed Midwifery Practice Act of
“The people recognized on the Local business owners Jon daughter, Christina Brown. She 1993 established requirements for licensure and the scope of prac-
Wall of Honor are not famous and Pam Pomeroy shy away was taken by helicopter to tice of modern midwives, Sue Wolcott had been active in the natural Staff Writer
beyond the local community, from personal recognition, fo- Children’s Hospital Los Ange- birth arena for decades.
but here in Covina they are true cusing instead on the needs of les with serious injuries. As of Sue deeply respects Ken Herman
heroes who make a lasting dif- so many area children. For Monday, she remained in and appreciates the natu- J.J. McDonough
ral process of childbirth. Ken Eliasberg
ference in our quality of life,” more than 15 years, their brain- Children’s Hospital and she was Ralph E. Shaffer
stated Covina Mayor John King child Operation Santa Clothes listed in critical condition. Her confidence in the Lorie Pope Pauly
who serves as the Council liai- (OSC) has brought non-profit According to reports, the birthing process as a nor- Jorge V. Rosales
mal, healthy function of a Lynda Siminske
son to the selection committee. groups and hundreds of volun- Mitsubishi Galant was headed Contributing Writers
The monument was included as teers together to take more than woman's body is the result
south in the number one lane
part of the 2005 renovation of 1000 children shopping during of her work with scores of
(fast lane) on Barranca Ave., Brian & David Jones
the Bandshell area of Covina families over the years and Tech Writers
a three-week marathon at the with the two girls in the rear pas-
the births of many hun-
Park. Covina K-Mart. OSC functions senger seats. A Metrolink train
dreds of children safely Robert Arnett
Funding for the Monument year-round and finds numerous number 362, carrying almost Sales & Marketing
"into her hands."
came from the Covina Host Li- ways to make sure even the 150 passengers was traveling Midwives are commit- San Gabriel Valley Examiner,
ons Club when the group dis- poorest child realizes he is a eastbound. ted to supporting the tre- published weekly by Eumo
banded after more than 80 truly amazing, capable, and im- Metrolink spokesperson mendous, joyful effort of women who choose to "give birth" rather Enterprises, has been adjudicated
years of service to the commu- portant person. claimed the crossing guard than have someone "deliver their baby". as a newspaper of General
nity. The public is invited to join arms were down and working Sue offers homebirths because she has found that women are Circulation for the County of Los
Brady a cancer survivor in in the celebration of these amaz- . They claimed that the driver 'most likely to "labor" best in a place where they feel safe and pri-
Angeles, California in Court Case
her 70s does not let challenges ing people, on Wednesday, July No. KS 005341.
tried to navigate around the vate, surrounded by known and trusted family, friends and atten-
slow her down. Her motto is 4 at the Covina Host Lions Pa- arms. dants. Mission Statement
“do as much as you can for as vilion at Covina Park, beginning It appeared that the crossing "I deeply trust in the process of natural birth," Sue confirms, • We believe that journalism
long as you can.” She is an ac- with a pancake breakfast and arms were not damaged and that "and a hospital is not the only option for safe birth." should be free from any motives
tive docent for the Covina-Val- other than relaying information to
concert hosted by the Covina there was an island on both Sue is licensed by the California Medical Board and has been its readers. It should not be used
ley Historical Society at the Concert Band at 8 am, followed sides of the tracks dividing the certified by the National Association of Registered Midwives. She to win a favor by flattery, to en-
Firehouse/Jail Museum, a mem- by the ceremony at 10 am. north and south bound lanes. It is also a naturopathic doctor and a registered nurse with experience hance a particular political inter-
appears that it would have been in labor and delivery as an OB nurse. est, or for the purpose of finan-
difficult for Brown to drive Sue's extensive training and experience has left her with no illu- • We also believe in accuracy in
July 4th Breakfast With around the arm as he may have
had to drive over the island.
sion about special circumstances which might require a woman to
give birth in a hospital. She identifies and refers women who require
fact and context. Journalists
should be accountable for any
news or subjects they write about.
The Covina Concert Band Metrolink’s initial investigation different obstetrical attention.
• We believe in growth. Therefore,
stated that crossing guard arms Sue recommends diagnostic work when appropriate, refers her complaints or mistakes errone-
were functioning correctly, clients to specialists or to a different birth setting if needed, and ously committed will be enter-
Start off Independence Day the band performance at 10am. provides full information about tests, procedures or treatments tained and investigated diligently
however the investigation is not
with a Patriotic Breakfast Con- The event will be held on women may explore, to help them make informed choices about their and corrected accordingly.
yet complete. • We believe in performing our
cert presented by Covina Con- Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at the birth experience.
On Monday, it was reported journalistic work to the best of our
cert Band. All-you-can-eat pan- Covina Park Bandshell, located Sue's training and practice has also demonstrated that, for most ability and will continue to present
that investigators are focusing
cakes and sausage will be on Fourth Avenue, in between women, the birth process unfolds safely, in a unique way and time, the facts clearly and fairly.
on a possibly faulty crossing DISCLAIMER
served as you listen to the won- Badillo & San Bernardino Road without interference. From the first appointment early in the preg-
arm. Views and opinions of writers,
derful sounds of the Covina in Covina. Donations are $5 for nancy until a final check-in after the birth itself later to be sure mom,
There were witnesses who contributors and columnists are
Concert Band, directed by Dr. the breakfast, and tickets are the baby and everyone in the family is doing well. their own and do not necessarily
Don Holcomb. available at the door. Sue offers mothers attentive, personal, ongoing care. She moni- reflect the views of the publisher
Breakfast will be served from The Covina Concert Band tors the physical, psychological and social well-being of the mother or the newspaper.
liver the joy of music.
8-11 am, and the band will per- was founded in 1956 and has For more information on the throughout her pregnancy, provides education about the birth pro-
form 8:30-10 am. been providing music to the breakfast, please call (626) 332- cess, labor and breastfeeding, and offers continuous hands-on as- All submissions for publication
The City of Covina will also community ever since. The 0020 or visit the website at sistance during a mother's labor and birth. Sue offers the women of become the property of San
include a Covina Wall of Honor community is invited to attend www.covinaconcertband.org. Los Angeles and San Gabriel counties an important choice in how Gabriel Valley Examiner and will
they view, experience and remember the births of their children. not be returned. San Gabriel Val-
recognition ceremony, and will this event to support the Band For more information on the ley Examiner does not guarantee
include names being added to to ensure the continuance of a Covina Wall of Honor, please For more information contact: submissions to be published. All
the wall. The ceremony will fine musical tradition. Please contact the City of Covina at www.shastamidwives.com submissions are subject to edit-
ing, including to conform to space
take place at the conclusion of help the band continue to de- (626) 858-7283.
The San Gabriel Valley Examiner
June 21 - 27, 2007 S.G.V. EXAMINER B3
If Something Can Go Wrong, It Will!
Those of you who religiously award-shunning scribe that I their Magnificent Selves, toast fees -- that nobody but God can who witnessed this rushed over
read my columns, no doubt am. So, Her Exquisiteness (my and flaunt their Champaign at decipher! to help . . . LAUGHING! I as-
noticed that my masterwork wife) and I had to suffer the us! We were tired and wanted to sured them I didn't need help.
didn't appear last week. Dedi- ignominious frustration of wait- For meals, the Elite received get home, so we headed toward But, how would I retrieve my
cated fans probably deduced ing in numerous lines, submit- exquisite cuisine. In the terminal on the second floor. wife's suitcase? For some rea-
that I was doing such a mag- ting our "personals" to the scru- EconoClass, we were offered The lower level was deserted. son, the suitcase stabilized at the
nificent job researching and pre- tiny of strangers, presenting our refrigerated dry sandwiches, a We found an escalator, and bottom of the escalator, and rode
senting TRUTH on issues no odorous shoes -- even my wimpy salad, or fruit, at $5.00 placed our precious bodies and it to the top!
other pundit has guts enough to wind-up wrist watch! -- to x- a clip. I had to order several stuff on it, with me first. Half At the ticket counter, we en-
report, so I needed a well-de- rays, while our naked big toes relatively-high alcoholic drinks way up the escalator, I heard tered the e-code for our return
served vacation. Others, with popped embarrassed through at $5.00-plus to wash down my this horrible racket behind. flight to LAX. The computer
opinions set in concrete, prob- instantaneous holes in their oth- chokingly-dry Caesar Sand- Turning, I found Her Exquis- would not accept it! We pre-
ably assumed that the newspa- erwise meticulous coverings. wich. After my second drink, iteness FIGHTING WITH HER sented our original "confirmed"
per finally dumped me. And I wasn't much impressed with THAT sandwich began to taste SUITCASE! Apparently, it had e-ticket at the airline ticket desk.
GOOD RIDDANCE!! provider. After spending an the mediocre aircraft assigned EXQUISITE! gotten caught in the escalator, The employee ran it through the
Neither is correct. A situation hour-and-a-half answering to us. We entered through the Upon landing at PIT, we and was pulling her down. For- airline's computer, and an-
arose that I alone could resolve more questions than I had to front door, and passed through rented a car, did what we had tunately, she let go of it. It rolled nounced: "Someone canceled
in my hometown, Pittsburgh, answer for my Air Force Top First Class, where those pay- to do, headed back to Greater down the escalator, and re- your reservation." She re-
PA . . the former Gateway to Secret clearance, my imper- ing for special treatment Pittsburgh International Airport, mained at the bottom turning checked all of my paperwork,
the West, and locale of the Great sonal e-host imprinted on my SNEERED at us as we passed and returned our car to the end-over-end, as the moving punched into her computer
Whiskey Rebellion., which computer screen: "The flight by. The aircraft had only two rental agency. My original res- stairs passed beneath it! again, and said, "Don't worry.
gave rise to such colorful terms you have chosen is booked. rest rooms: one in First Class ervation quoted a SPECIFIC I was still backward on the I'll get you on a flight." And, she
as "revenooers", "booze taxes", Please start over, and choose for the Privileged Few, and one price for a super-economy, escalator, trying to figure out did! Although we ended up sit-
"stump-jumpers", "white another." Hours later, I finally in the tail section for the rest of low-occupancy ecolo-car. what was going on . . . when ting in the very last row of the
lightnin' ", "moon-shine", "ra- received an e-confirmation in us. During flight, First Class At- When I got the FINAL bill, it the escalator reached its top, aircraft near the rest-room. But,
diator drainings", and others Economy Class, on flights from tendants kept condescendingly was much more. "Your original disappeared into the floor, and that's not too bad, because I am
known only to us Mountain Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, and opening and closing the veil quote was for FOUR days," said dumped me unceremoniously a frequent user of that particu-
Folk! return. separating us econo-creeps the attendant. "The additional feet-over-head along the lar facility.
Being the cheapskate I am, I At the Airport (LAX), appar- from the Elite. The First usage is $54 more", plus the terminal's main corridor -- Contact J.J. at
purchased e-tickets for my wife ently NOBODY recognized me Classers, from time to time, also indecipherable, coded additional crowded with travelers! It must email@example.com
and me from a cheap-ticket e- as the internationally-unknown, would open the veil, expose charges -- like local taxes and have been quite a sight. People
Stuffing The Ballot Box, California Style? - Part I
While alarmists warn of ille- tal authority would use official ity or the current trustees of the Sec. 8314 makes it unlawful Regents)
gal aliens stealing American elec- power improperly to perpetuate public treasury." for any elected state or local One doesn't have to be a fan
tions, though they remain silent themselves, or their allies, in A year earlier the court had officer, including any appointee, of the Howard Jarvis organiza-
about the Cuban mob that forc- office... The selective use of ruled, in Gould v. Grubb: "A employee, or consultant, to use tion to agree with their position
ibly stopped the 2000 Florida public funds in election cam- fundamental goal of a demo- or permit others to use public that use of government money
recount, a more insidious threat paigns, of course, raises the cratic society is to attain the resources for a campaign ac- to finance elections, either for
to the electoral process is specter of just such an improper free and pure expression of the tivity not authorized by law. candidates or ballot issues, is
emerging in California. Govern- distortion of the democratic voters' choice of candidates.... In addition, the Education illegal and unethical.
ment agencies - cities, water electoral process." Our state and federal Constitu- code expressly forbids such The Jarvis position: "It is a
districts, school boards and oth- "While the government is free tions mandate that the govern- conduct by school authorities. serious breach of the public
ers - belong and pay dues to to provide information to the ment must, if possible, avoid any No use may be made of school trust when government officials
organizations supporting candi- CSUP
voters about issues that affect feature that might adulterate or, property, funds, personnel, sup- spend public funds to create an
dates and ballot issues. them, government officials may indeed, frustrate, that free and plies or equipment "for the pur- advantage for one side of a po-
The idea of government par- Prof. Ralph E. Shaffer not put their thumbs on the pure choice." pose of urging the support or litical campaign."
ticipating in elections as a par- to preserve their power. scales. Information provided by Stanson involved a state of- defeat of any ballot measure." Now that we've had the lec-
tisan and using its power and Nearly 200 years later the the government must be fair, ficial who used public money Violation of this provision is ei- ture in political theory, next
resources to influence the out- California Supreme Court ech- balanced, and impartial." to push for passage of a park ther a misdemeanor or felony week's column will zero in on
come is truly "alien" to the oed his thoughts in a ringing "Use of the public treasury to bond issue, clearly a violation punishable by fines and/or im- what appear to be obvious vio-
democratic process. That issue decision in Stanson v. Mott mount an election campaign of election law. That law allows prisonment. lations of the law, and it comes
was of concern to those who (1976) that should have resolved which attempts to influence the government to provide the pub- As recently as 1993 a Cali- from groups you'd never have
wrote our federal constitution, the issue. resolution of issues which our lic with relevant and impartial fornia appellate court ruled that suspected would violate the
and they denounced such prac- "A fundamental precept of Constitution leaves to the `free information about a ballot mea- for government agencies to use sanctity of our election laws -
tices. this nation's democratic elec- election' of the people presents sure but it may not use money taxpayer funds to promote po- using taxpayer dollars or the
Were he here, James Madi- toral process is that government a serious threat to the integrity and other resources to promote litical purposes violated the First government's prestige to pro-
son would write a new Feder- may not `take sides' in election of the electoral process." its passage. Amendment's free speech pro- mote candidates and ballot mea-
alist paper, condemning govern- contests or bestow an unfair And the court added: "The California's Government tection inasmuch as tax money sures.
ment interference. I'm no Madi- advantage on one of several constitutional commitment to Code, Sec. 54964, prohibits used to advance political ideals Contact Cal Poly Pomona
son, but I know what he would competing factions. A principal "free elections" guarantees an expenditure of public funds to "are a form of speech, and com- professor emeritus Ralph E.
say. In Federalist 53 Madison danger feared by our country's electoral process free of parti- support or oppose a ballot mea- pelled speech offends the First Shaffer at
warned against officeholders founders lay in the possibility san intervention by current sure or the election or defeat of Amendment." (Smith v. U.C. firstname.lastname@example.org.
who would manipulate elections that the holders of governmen- holders of governmental author- a candidate.
ate relationship with the truth.
Dems Policies And Defense Thereof II You're average liberal re-
minds me of an expression
which is (or at least used to be)
Last week I described the the real world, and appear to asserting that you are a bigot. ing up to the current conflagra- commonly passed on to first-
current policy positions of the have so little understanding of That's the hubris part of the tion? year law students by one or
Dems; this week I want to fin- the one real quality that is cen- equation. After their hot air bal- But more to the point, how more of the professors in
ish up their foreign policy posi- tral to any real-world problem, loon has been pricked, the hu- could the Dems, at least with a whose charge they were
tion and address their typical i.e., human nature). I used to bris part takes over. I've often straight face, talk about lying placed. If you've got the facts,
approach to defending (explain- come away (I say "used to" wished that I could get a lefty - after 8 years of unrelenting pound on the facts; if you've got
ing?) their positions. because I don't engage lefties particularly a left-wing profes- mendacity with the Clintons. the law, pound on the law; if
Tidying up their foreign any more; it's a most unreward- sor, from whose Phd. one is to And, Clinton lied under oath. you've got nothing, pound on
policy position, I believe it is ing task) with the distinct im- presume some sort of intellec- And he finally admitted that he the table. And that's what I have
safe to say that their position is pression that they didn't know tual command of the subject lied. Indeed, it was Clinton's always found your typical lefty
one of surrender, defeat, cut- what they were talking about. under consideration (if not om- unbelievable audacity in lying to be - nothing but a table-
and-run, call it what you will, They either didn't know the niscience) - into court in front that finally opened my eyes, not pounder, and that is why it is
but it is clear that it is one that Ken Eliasberg facts, didn't want to know the of a knowledgeable and open just to his essential dishonesty so frustrating to argue with a
leaves the observer with the American Left, Regnery Pub- facts, didn't understand the minded judge to argue our re- but to that of the Party that liberal - they just don't know
clear impression that America's lishing, Inc. (2004). I also rec- facts, or, typically, needed to spective cases. circled the wagons around him. what they are talking about!
best option is give up on Iraq ommend a recent article that utilize and distort selective facts There is no doubt in my mind I used to say that the Clinton's Actually, the essence of the
and to do so while the war in appeared at frontpagemag.com which allowed them to analyse that I would get a summary lies didn't insult your intelligence; left was succinctly (and accu-
that country rages on (and with- on May 1, 2007 entitled a particular problem by view- judgment in my favor every they just assumed you didn't rately) captured in a simple
out regard to what catastrophe Europe's Islamist-Leftist Alli- ing the consequences of this time, no matter what the sub- have any. Indeed, when Bill phrase by John Derbyshire en-
might ensue if we were to fol- ance by Adrian Morgan. factual distortion through an ject. Saffire said that Hillary Clinton titled Liberalism in a Nutshell -
low their advice). However, in Now to address the manner ideological prism that enabled Why? Because lefties rarely, was a "congenital liar," he flat- in which he observed "Every-
this regard I believe that I am in which the left typically de- them to justify any conclusion if ever, invoke things like facts, tered her. And David Broder, a thing is America's fault and
being too generous; one might fends any of their positions, that they reached, no matter let alone logic, common sense liberal columnist with the you're not paying enough in
conclude that their approach which I described as hot air and how much at variance such and/or reality; they almost al- Washington Post, was quite taxes." If you had to reduce the
was that of your typical "useful hubris in the title to my previ- conclusion was with reality. ways utilize emotion and wield correct when he observed that Left to one sentence I can't
idiot." I believe that it is worse ous column. First, the hot air. Whether they were talking it as if it was some form of mir- Bill Clinton didn't have an inap- think of one that more beauti-
than that; the left has gone be- Whenever you talk to a lefty - about gun control, charter ror in which the opponent was propriate relationship with fully captures its spirit than that
yond being merely misguided and I mean a reasonably intelli- schools, police conduct, profil- to see his own humbling reflec- women, he had an inappropri- one.
and wrongheaded. They are gent and informed lefty, like say ing, or any subject, you got the tion and immediately capitulate
now behaving more like a "fifth your typical left-wing history distinct impression that they in the face of such overwhelm-
column" - almost as if they
were actively supporting the
professor - all you get are slo-
gans, bromides, platitudes, and
didn't know what they were
talking about, but, it didn't make
And it frequently gives rise
DA To Receive Funds For
cause of radical Islam. Certainly
there is no doubt in my mind
clichés, the bottom line of
which is that we're for the "little
any difference because they
were shielded from such con-
to an almost amusing situation.
Like take the case of George Victim-Witness Program
that their conduct is providing guy" (with the unspoken pre- siderations as real life by the Bush lied about WMD. How
immeasurable assistance to the sumption that you're not), sense of moral superiority in could he have lied when he said The Los Angeles County sistance program has been pro-
cause of the enemy, and this is thereby establishing their sense which they had cloaked them- the exact same thing that every Board of Supervisors unani- viding vital services to victims
so abundantly clear that it can- of their own moral superiority. selves. single leading Democrat said in mously approved a $3.4 million of crime.
not be explained in terms of You rarely, if ever, get facts, And when you did pin them 1998 when the Iraqi Liberation grant for the District Attorney’s Services include crisis inter-
mere utopian inadvertence. In logic, common sense, or any down - which is fairly easy to Act was on the table? When the Victim-Witness Assistance pro- vention, counseling, emergency
this regard, I recommend an sort of understanding of the do if you have any sort of com- intelligence arm of every single gram, announced Supervisor assistance, witness protection,
excellent book by David real-life implications of their mand of your subject - they established country said the Michael D. Antonovich. child care assistance, and fu-
Horowitz entitled Unholy Alli- position (perhaps because aca- then retreat to the high ground same thing? When the leading Since 1977, the District neral arrangements.
ance - Radical Islam and the demics are so far removed from of their moral superiority by Dems said the same thing lead- Attorney’s Victim-Witness As-
The San Gabriel Valley Examiner
B4 S.G.V. EXAMINER FINANCIAL continues unabated today is a consensus view is that they are
June 21 - 27, 2007
Clearly, currently on Wall Street
Conventional Wisdom big part of the reallocation. Af-
ter all, the typical acquisition
not likely to cut if growth is
the consensus view is that the
Fed is not lowering interest rates
consists of buying all of the Part of this thinking is predi- for a while.
f you have not noticed, the mere mention of that amount stock in a company and financ- cated on the observation that IS THIS THE TIP OF THE
interest rates have been of selling pressure caused the ing it with debt. This is the most corporate borrowing is grow- ICE-BERG? Last week,
moving higher. Since upward movement in rates. This prominent negative technical ing so fast that it is offsetting RealtyTrac reported a 90% in-
In A Nutshell
mid-March, the 10- negative could quickly turn into factor at work, far outweigh- the drop in household borrow- crease in foreclosure rates in
year Treasury note has a positive if investor fears prove ing the Chinese influence on in- ing, which means the contrac- May from last year, a 19% in-
moved up from 4.60% to unfounded. terest rates. tion in credit that marked most crease from April. Foreclosures
5.30% - that is quite a dramatic 2. ASSET ALLOCATION - 3. FUNDAMENTALS - The of 2006 is over. Credit is the fuel are running highest in Nevada,
move. Around the world, money is economy grew at only a 0.6% for the economy's growth, so followed by Colorado, Califor-
People I speak with think the flowing out of the fixed income annualized rate in the first quar- faster credit growth should pro- nia, Florida, Ohio, Arizona,
10-year can go as high as market (bonds) and into stocks. ter, which is close to no growth mote faster economic growth. Georgia, Michigan, Indiana and
5.40% within the next several When bonds are sold, interest at all. But most of the weakness But economists treat credit cre- Connecticut. By city, foreclo-
weeks. rates move higher - when bonds was caused by a massive inven- ated for mergers and acquisi- sure rates were highest in
We in the US are not alone, are purchased, interest rates tory correction that appears to tions differently than credit cre- Stockton California, where 1 in
for interest rates have been curities - boil down to the fol- drop. The S&P 500 finally behind us now. Just about ev- ated for investment. Investment 88 homes are in the process of
moving higher throughout the lowing three issues: broke into record territory re- erybody on Wall Street expects typically means more plants, foreclosing. RealtyTrac warned
world's Capital Markets. Wall 1. CHINA FEARS - China cently, and is up 9% YTD. In growth to rebound to 2-2.5% equipment and jobs, where that seasonally, foreclosure rates
Street figures there are three is a powerhouse in the world Europe, the UK's stock market in the second quarter. It is not mergers and acquisitions, at tend to rise in the summer and
primary forces behind the up- of Capital Markets, with the US (FTSE 100) is up 8% YTD and much of a stretch from this least in the first year or two, fall, so further increases are
ward movement in interest fixed income holdings ap- the German DAX is up a whop- short-term improvement to typically means consolidations, likely even if the fundamental
rates; I figure, only one is fun- proaching $1 trillion. Wall ping 21%. In Asia, the gains are thinking that the low growth rate plant closings and job cuts. situation starts to stabilize.
damental, and at least one of Street has come to believe that more modest in Japan and Hong for the year is in, especially with Since the increase in interest SHOP GLENDORA FIRST
which may be based on a fun- perhaps as much as $300 bil- Kong, but high double-and even the Wall Street consensus fore- rates began, the pendulum of - THIS IS THE TIME OUR
damental misunderstanding. lion might move from our fixed triple-digit gains abound in cast of a second-half economic expectations for the Federal MERCHANTS NEED US
The increases in interest rates income market to outside in- emerging markets. In the US, rebound. And if the Federal Re- Reserve has swung from a ½ I welcome your questions
- or the miserable performance vestments in an effort to diver- the mergers and acquisitions serve did not cut rates when percentage point rate cut by year and comments:
of fixed income producing se- sify the country's portfolio. Just boom that began last year and growth slowed to 0.6%, the end to expecting no cuts at all. email@example.com.
Financial — Ask Julia want to take the time to ex-
plain so that I can make edu-
cated decisions about my own
advice; it's only a definition to
answer your question. The
range of choices an investor
The news can be so confus- west posted a three-point de- want to buy a different house financial planning. Since you faces is often overwhelming.
ing, but you explain everything cline, the South a one-point de- in the same area, and your are a woman, can you help? I've seen a definition of a mu-
so clearly. So tell me, what's cline, and the Northeast a three house is worth a little less than You are right that retirement tual fund as an organization de-
really happening with Real point gain after a six point loss it was a year ago, remember that planning and investing has been signed to pool the assets of
Estate and Mortgages? in May.) Arizona, California, everybody's house in the area a man's world. Although it is many investors, to achieve a
According to Sunday's The Florida, and Nevada helped is worth a little less than it was slow, change is happening. Fi- common purpose. The money
New York Times, "Wall Street push foreclosures higher na- a year ago. You'll sell low and nally some companies are com- raised is then invested in accor-
will be watching this week's tionwide. There are now more buy low. If you got one of those ing to realize that women are a dance with pre-defined goals.
data on the housing market to homes on the market, with the low-start-rate loans and it's go- strong force in money matters. This "mutual" effort of a num-
decide whether to forge ahead." average time it takes to sell in- ing to reset, you need to find We are interested in more than ber of investors provides ben-
The article also said, "Wall Street creasing from about 30 days to out what your options are, be- what store is having a sale on efits that an individual, work-
has been fairly confident that 100 days. Locally, since a year fore you are confronted with a shoes this week! We are inter- ing alone, might not be able to
falling home prices and rising ago, the average price of homes considerably higher payment. ested in our futures, and the receive. Investment profession-
mortgage defaults won't dam- Julia Yoder sold in Azusa, Chino Hills, You don't need to be added to futures of our families. I don't als provide the research, selec-
age the broader economy, but Claremont, Covina, Duarte, the foreclosure statistics! watch the Sopranos, but I heard tion and monitoring in manag-
if mortgage rates - closely tied consumer spending and Glendora, Montclair, Rancho Retirement planning and that Carmella denied her hus- ing the investment portfolio.
to the 10-year yield - keep ris- dampen corporate profits." On Cucamonga, and San Dimas has investing must still be consid- band "privileges" until he bought There are different types of
ing, fewer people will want to Monday, the National Associa- decreased by 1% (Azusa) - ered a man's world. I've had life insurance. I fully under- mutual funds, classified accord-
buy homes and fewer tion of Homebuilders released 9%(Duarte). During the same appointments with financial stand the insecurity a woman ing to their structure and invest-
homeowners will be able to re- its housing index for June. Here period of time, the average price services men - all they want is can feel - what if something ment objectives. My friend
finance. If that happens, the in the West, the Housing Mar- of homes sold has increased by my money. They talk down to awful happened to your thought he was diversified by
residential real estate market's ket Index (HMI) posted a five- 3% (Baldwin Park/Irwindale) to me and act like they are there spouse? What if your mid-life owning several mutual funds,
troubles could snowball, eat into point decline in June. (The Mid- 40% (Diamond Bar). If you to take control. They don't crises husband leaves for some only to find out that the invest-
young gal. ments within these mutual
What if you want a really funds were almost identical.
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ports a 73 percent increase in the number of
reverse mortgages insured in 2006. Already
this year there has been an increase of 54 per-
cent in reverse mortgages compared to the
same period in 2006.
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enjoy the prospect of having to go back to
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The San Gabriel
The San Gabriel Valley Examiner
June 21 - 27, 2007 NEWS/SPONSORS S.G.V. EXAMINER B5
Summer Concert Series Celebrates Golden Years
DUARTE — The Latin celebrate the 10th anniversary All America Cities competition, goers are invited to bring along
sounds of "Suave the Band," of the Duarte Teen Center. with an All America City team a lawn chair or blanket and pack
will launch the City's Wednes- While at the concert, the com- reunion. This event is sponsored a picnic dinner, or enjoy some-
day night series of four sum- munity is invited to stop in at by We Pack It All. thing good to eat from one of
mer concerts in the park on the Teen Center, also located at "The Rockit Scientists", a several food booths that will be
June 27. All of the concerts will the park, and take a tour of the 1950's style Oldies band will open for business beginning at
be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 facility. The event will also of- celebrate Duarte's 50th anniver- 6 p.m. The Route 66 Parade
p.m. at Duarte Park, 1344 fer a reunion opportunity for sary in concert on July 25 spon- Committee will host a raffle at
Bloomdale Ave., just east of Teen Center "graduates". This sored by Cal Am Water. On each concert.
Buena Vista St. event is sponsored by Lopez Aug. 8, the "L. A. All Stars will Free bus transportation to and
With "celebration" the order Financial Inc. and Foothill Tran- entertain the crowd with R&B from the park is available by
of the year for the City's 50th sit. and Jazz for a "Rock Town Duarte Transit. The park also
anniversary of incorporation - On July 11, the "Best of Reunion. offers convenient parking, a
this year's summer concert se- Times" Top 40 Band will enter- The Duarte summer concert large picnic area, children's
ries, "The Golden Years" will tain concert-goers. The concert series offers a fun and stress- playground, and basketball
rejoice in the people, times and will also commemorate one of free way to enjoy a warm sum- courts. For more information,
events that have made and con- the City's 'best of times,' par- mer evening in the company of call Duarte Parks and Recre-
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B6 S.G.V. EXAMINER VALLEY/SENIOR NEWS
Please bring a salad or entrée Foothill, Glendora. The speaker
June 21 - 27, 2007
send an e-mail to momsclubof- ment, 245 East Bonita Avenue.
will be Nancy Carlberg who
Around the Valley for 8-10 people.
The special guest this
evening is Paul Spitzzeri, col-
will share her knowledge on
"What to do When There are
Registration is currently being
taken. For more information
call (909) 394-6230.
lections manager at the Work- no Vital Records." Summer Kids' Fun
ARCADIA ditorium. Celebrate on Tuesday The workshop at 6 p.m. will WALNUT
August 14th at 11 AM with our
man and Temple Family Home- Club
Lawn Bowling stead Museum. . He will present cover "Planning for a Geneal-
The City of San Dimas Parks Concerts in the Park
carnival in the city park. Events a program on "The Workman ogy Research Trip." The work-
Lessons for everyone from toddlers to and Recreation Department Kids The City of Walnut hosts a
and Temple Families, A Case shop and meeting are free. Re- summer concert series at
The Santa Anita Bowling teenagers! It's all Free!!! For Fun club Day Camp is an ac-
Study for Southern California." freshments will follow the Creekside Park each summer.
Green Club hss Lawn Bowling more information call (626) tive, safe and fun camp that
Paul will outline their pioneer- meeting. Concerts start in early summer
Lessons each Saturday morning 812-5268. teaches children new skills. The
ing to ranching to commerce to For more information, call and continue every other Sun-
at the Arcadia County Park. 9:30 summer camp is offered at both
Taste of the Town banking and oil from the 1830's Pat Chavarria at (909) 592-
Marchant Park and Ladera Serra day through August. Concerts
until noon. Refreshments, and
The Azusa Chamber of Com- top type 1930's. Spitzzeri has 4030. Park. The camp is supervised begin at 6:30 pm and last two
you can get out and bowl for as
merce plans to hold its annual worked as collection manager hours. Residents and visitors are
long as you like. Come on over
Taste of the Town on October for the Homestead Museum for
Night of Favorites by trained Recreation Leaders
Saturday morning. who provide activities including invited to bring a picnic com-
9 at the Azusa National Guard almost 20 years. The Glenkirk Sanctuary
crafts, games and spots. A plete with blanket or lawn chairs
Walking Club Armory. Restaurants wishing For more information please Choir under the direction of
and enjoy a variety of music. A
Dwayne Condon will present its morning and afternoon snack
Join the Walking Club twice to participate in this gala affair call (626) 967-3332. nice selection of food will be
Annual Night of Favorites on are provided. Campers must
a week (Mondays and Wednes- should contact the Azusa Cham- GLENDORA Sunday, June 24, at 7:00 p.m. bring their lunch. Field trips are for sale by local community
days at 5:30 p.m.) to get healthy ber of Commerce at 334-1507. service groups.
and unwind after work! This This event features local res- 7th Annual Route 66 at 1700 E. Palopinto Ave., available for an additional fee.
Schedule is as follows:
Glendora. The choir will be Kids' Fun Club is for Campers,
program is offered to encourage taurants, entertainment and live Classic Car Show grade 1-5. June 24: Silverados (Classic
physical fitness and socializa- and silent auctions. This an- singing their favorite anthems
Glenkirk Church presents The camp is held at Ladera Rock/Country)
tion. People of all fitness levels nual fundraiser supports Cham- from the past choir year.
Family Fun Day and 7th Annual Serra Park, 975 Calle Serra, and July 8: Doc Rock-It (50's/
are encouraged to participate as ber programs which benefit the Following the service there
Route 66 Classic Car Show on Marchant Park, 425 E. Juanita Swing)
members are allowed to walk at will be a farewell reception for
community. Saturday, June 23, from 10:00 Avenue from 7 AM to 6 PM. July 22: Electric Mayhem
their own pace. As an incentive, Dwayne Condon who has ac-
a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1700 E. (R&B/Classic Rock)
a staff person will help log your COVINA Palopinto Ave., Glendora.
cepted a call to be Director of The camp runs for ten weeks
Aug 5: The Hodads (Rock'n
Music at a church in Connecti- from June 25 through August
total miles walked to receive League of There will be a dunk tank 31. Children must be signed in Surf) Presented in conjunction
Walking Club Member gifts. cut.
We meet and leave as a group
Women Voters featuring pastors and other
Admission is free, but tick- and out on a daily basis. The with National Night Out.)
The League of Women Vot- church staff, carnival games cost of the camp is $65 per Aug 19: The Skinny Little
from the Arcadia Recreation Of- ets are required. Tickets will be
ers / ESGV will hold its annual with lots and lots of prizes, gi- week per child. Enrollment is Twits (Pop Rock)
fice, located at 375 Campus available on the patio on Sun-
meeting on Saturday, June 23 ant bounce house, huge ob- limited, so register early.
day mornings or in the church
Drive, to walk around the
Arcadia County Park. The route
at Sweet Savory, 132 E. Col-
lege Avenue in Covina.
stacle course, free sno-cones,
and popcorn. Over 200 classic
office during the week. Registration packets are
available at San Dimas City Hall
is approximately 2.3 miles For additional information,
which should last 40 minutes at
It is the League's 50th annual cars, hot rods and custom cars
are expected, and there will be
call 626-914-4833 X-116. Parks and Recreation Depart- NEWS?
a brisk pace. The walk con-
convention. The registration
and breakfast start at 9:00 1.m. a trophy and awards ceremony MONROVIA
Library's Summer Reading
cludes with light stretching. for the best stock, modified, Moms Offering
The fee is $12.00. You have a
If you are interested in join- student and Corvette entries.
ing this free program, please call
choice of egg scramblers,
Drawings will be held through-
the Recreation Office to add
your name to the Walking Club
oatmeal or bakery and fruit
cup. out the day with great prizes.
Food stands will be selling BBQ
Ever feel like you are the only
mother who stays at home? You
Program Kick Off
The keynote speaker is As- are not alone!
list: (626) 574-5113. beef, hamburgers, hot dogs and AZUSA — On Tuesday, Doom!" It's silly, it's twisted, it's
semblyman Dr. Ed Hernandez
AZUSA who will speak on Health Care. root beer floats. Live entertain- The MOMS (Moms Offer- June 26, at 10:30 a.m. the amazing, but most of all, it's
ment will be provided by Tick- ing Moms’ Support) Club is an Azusa City Library will celebrate Fun!
Summer Reading Reservations are due by June International nonprofit organiz- the start of the Summer Read-
led Pink, the Berrytones, and the Come see why Buster has ap-
Program! 15th. Send your check to LWV/ ation specifically for at home
Beach Boys. ing Program with Buster Bal- peared at events for Disney, Jim
ESGV P.O. Box 4242, Covina, mothers everywhere. MOMS
Azusa - Get prizes just for For additional information or loon, Comedic genius, balloon- Henson Studios, Nickelodeon,
CA. 91723. Club of Monrovia has park
reading. Come to the library to register your car, call 626- twisting savant, and 20th Century Fox, and the VIP
For more information, please playdays, playgroups, activity
from June 25th to July 9th to 914-4833 X-116. presweetened cereal connois- after party for the recent Aly &
call 967-8055. groups, and a local MOMS
sign up. Read every week and seur. You'll be amazed as Buster AJ Concert, just to name a few.
Potluck Dinner Glendora Genealogy Night Out!
claim your prizes at the library! twists Balloons with one hand, This program is free to the
Watch free shows with magic, The Covina Historical Soci- Group Meeting The MOMS Club of while blindfolded, and even public and will be held in the
mystery, music, and mammals ety will hold its quarterly Pot- The monthly meeting of the Monrovia caters to mothers who while escaping from a Straight- Azusa Civic Auditorium, which
every Tuesday at 10:30 AM at luck dinner at the Covina Glendora Genealogy Group will live in Monrovia, Duarte and jacket! is located at 211 E. Foothill
the Civic Auditorium. Free mys- Woman's Club on June 28. be held on Tuesday, June 26 Bradbury. And for the grand finale, Blvd. next to the Azusa City Hall.
tery-movie Wednesdays in July Socializing begins at 6:00 at 7:00 P.M. in the Elm Room For more information, please Buster climbs inside "The Gi- For more information call the
from 2-4 PM in the library au- p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the La Fetra Center, 333 E. call Jessica at 626-221-1500 or ant 6-Foot Whoopee Cushion of library at (626) 812-5268.
812-5204. (Medigap) Insurance · Long More people are enjoying E. Bonita Avenue, San Dimas,
Senior News COVINA Term Care · Medi-Cal &
Medicare Savings Programs
playing Bingo at the La Fetra
Center in Glendora. And this
a Chuckwagon Lunch is
served Monday-Friday to in-
Senior Movie Days To learn more about means more opportunities for dividuals 60 years and over.
City of Covina Parks & Rec-
ARCADIA much more. After the guide is
reation Department, Senior
Medicare’s new prescription better payouts! Reservations are required one
dropped off, a stop at Hadley's drug benefit (Part D), or for Join others as they have a week to one day in advance,
Help In The Home Services Division presents Se- assistance with Medicare or fun-filled afternoon each Fri-
for some great goodies will by calling (909) 394-6298 be-
Do you need an extra hand nior Movie Days, Wednes- related health coverage, make
take place. day. Starting at 12:30, you can tween 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sug-
around the house? If so, call days at 1 p.m., Joslyn Center, an appointment to see the buy your bingo cards, pull gested donation is $2.
574-5130 for a list of poten- Case Management 815 N. Barranca Avenue, and HICAP counselor. The event tabs, bullets, and u-pick-ums. Chuckwagon frozen meals are
tial aides to provide house- This program assists frail the fee is FREE. See the latest is held every 2nd and 4th Fri- Games start at 1:00 and end home delivered to eligible se-
cleaning, meal preparation, clients and their families with hits and old time favorites. For day of the month by appoint- at 3:00 p.m. The La Fetra niors. For more information,
laundry, transportation and one or more long-term com- more information about movie ment, from 9:00am – Center is located at 333 East call (626) 960-3773. Hot
other assistance, for compen- plex problems. Service in- days, please call the City of 12:00pm, FREE! For more Foothill Blvd. in the City of lunches are delivered to
sation. Some of the aides in cludes an in-depth in-home as- Covina Parks & Recreation information, call the center at Glendora. For more informa- homebound residents. For
our registry are certified, li- sessment with client, family Department, Senior Services (626) 357-3513. tion, call 626-914-0560. Come more information, call (909)
censed and/or bonded. Upon members, and support net- Division at (626) 966-6378 or
The Monthly and enjoy the Fun! 596-1828.
completion of an application, work; development of a writ- stop by the Joslyn Center at
an information package and ten care plan with input from 815 N. Barranca Avenue, Gourmet Pitch In Dinner Bingo
list of potential hired hands client and family; implementa- Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 Each month, the City of Senior Adults at Glenkirk Sponsored by the San
will be sent to you. tion of the care plan through p.m. Duarte Senior Center hosts Church invite all seniors to Dimas Senior Citizen Club ev-
"The Monthly Gourmet." The their Pitch In Dinner on the 3rd ery Tuesday afternoon, Bingo
Carefree Café referrals, service arrange- Bunco Bash for Tuesday of each month at
ments, meetings with client Center partners with local res- is held from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m.
One of the most popular se- Older Adults taurants to provide an evening 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. at the Plummer Community
nior programs is the Carefree and family, and case
The Covina Parks & Rec- meal at the Senior Center. Pitch In a side dish or dessert, Building, in the San Dimas
Café. Low-cost lunches are conferencing and coordination
reation Department, Senior People have an opportunity to and the rest is provided. Cost Civic Center, 245 E. Bonita
available at the Community with appropriate services; on-
Services Division, hosts Bunco experiment with different res- is $4. RSVP to 626-914-4833 Avenue. For further informa-
Center, Monday through Fri- going monitoring and reassess-
twice a month. Come and join taurant menus while at the X-134. Program will be pre- tion, call (909) 394-6290.
day, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 ment to be sure client's needs
in the fun and meet new sented by Kristi Bertolet and
p.m., for $2.00 per person. En- continue to be met and/or to
friends. Bunco Bash is pre-
Center. For reservations or WALNUT
implement additional services more information, call (626) Bob Rice.
tertainment is provided on se- sented the 2nd and 4th Senior Club
lect holidays. An advance res- as client's needs change.
Thursday of each month, 1-3
357-3513. MONROVIA This social group meets at
ervation is required one week For more information and Red Cross Meals on Senior Stompers
p.m., Joslyn Center, 815 N. the Walnut Senior Center.
in advance - please call 574- appointments, call Doris Wheels Program
Brochu at (626) 812- 5179.
Barranca Avenue, and the fee Walking Group Meet new people and enjoy
5130. Reservations can be is $2. New and experienced Eligible seniors can receive special savings on Senior Cen-
Home Delivered Watch out, Monrovia!
made the same day, ONLY if players are welcome. There a hot lunch and cold dinner ter parties! Yearly dues of
We're putting on our walking
there are extra lunches avail- Meals will be prizes and refresh- plate delivered each weekday
shoes and heading your way! $10.00 apply. Must be age 60+
able. Meals are delivered to ments. Meet new friends and by the American Red Cross or to join. The Club meets
We meet every Friday at
AZUSA Azusa residents age 60+ who have a great time. For more in- seven frozen meals delivered
9:00a.m. for a half hour senior Thursdays from 9:00 am to
A Day in Palm are home-bound. A Hot Meal formation on Bunco, please once a week by YWCA 9:30 am. Bingo played after
stretch and then we start walk-
is delivered by volunteers and stop by or call the Joslyn Cen- Intervale Senior Services. For club meeting.
Springs ing! The Monrovia Senior
staff Monday thru Friday ter at (626) 966-6378. more information on either of
On Friday, June 22 a trip Stompers are members of the
to Palm Springs is scheduled
11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Home DUARTE these programs, please contact
President's Challenge Pro- To resist the
bound residents are served the the Senior Center at (626)
for the seniors who will be How To Make Medi- gram. frigidity of old
same meals as congregate par- 357-3513.
leaving at 9:30 a.m. and return- care Work For You The program encourages in- age one must
ticipants. Initial in-take infor- GLENDORA dividuals of all ages to make
ing 5:30 p.m. The fee is $30.00
mation will include a statement The Health Insurance combine the
which includes lunch at the Senior's After Church being active part of their ev-
from your physician, stating a Counseling and Advocacy
eryday lives. Take the chal- body, the mind
popular Billy Reed's Restau- Join the Senior's After
need for the meals. Program (HICAP) Counselor
Church (SAC) on the 1st Sun- lenge, join the stompers at the and the heart -
rant with a choice of the Club- provides unbiased information,
house Sandwich, Spencer
For more information, Lynda day of each month for a ca- Monrovia Community Center! and to keep them
Prewitt, the Home Delivered coun-seling and assistance on
Steak Sandwich, or Greek Medicare and related health
tered lunch at noon in For more info, call (626) 256- in parallel vigor
Meal Manager, can be 8246
Salad, all served with a non-
reached at (626) 812-5204 ext care coverage including: ·
Glenkirk Church Fellowship one must
alcoholic beverage. Enjoy a Medicare Part D · “Extra
Hall. Cost is $4. RSVP to 626- SAN DIMAS exercise, study
5303. 914-4833 X-134.
fantastic 2-hour city tour, driv-
The menu is printed in the Help” for Medicare Part D · Meals, Lunches, Etc. and love.
ing by celebrity homes, learn
monthly bulletin, that can be Medicare HMOs · Medicare The Wins are Bigger At the Senior Citizen/Com-
the history of the town and PPOs · Medicare Supplement at La Fetra Center! munity Center, located at 201
requested by calling (626) Karl von Bonstetten
The San Gabriel Valley Examiner
June 21 - 27, 2007 NEWS S.G.V. EXAMINER B7
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Person Ford of La Verne highly trained mechanics who Book Bin
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ago and was purchased re- performance in their line of Why take a chance at selling those DVDs at a yard
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cently by Seidener-Miller Au-
cash on the spot! Effective July 17, we pay $2.50 for
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to FOOTHILL FORD. With Would you like to visit no original box (must have original labels).
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