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August 23 - 29, 2007 LOS ANGELES COUNTY S.G.V. EXAMINER B1 LA County DUI Task Force Initiates Three City Celebrates Its Place In History With Week Comprehensive DUI Campaign "Los Pobladores - Walk To Los Angeles" Beginning the weekend of are at risk of taking a life or se- the inherent dangers with drink- SAN GABRIEL — Mayor racially diverse group. Over half home to the world famous August 17th through the Labor riously injuring someone. ing and driving. We want ev- Kevin B. Sawkins and Los An- were of partial African ances- Olvera Street where walkers are Day weekend, ending Septem- Last year, from September 1 eryone to know that during the geles Mayor Antonio R. try. They were a mixture of greeted with a warm Los An- ber 4th, the Los Angeles County through September 4, there next 21 days, it is likely you will Villaraigosa celebrate their cit- Native American, African and geles welcome celebrating Los Avoid DUI Task Force will con- were 211 alcohol-involved col- drive through one of the many ies' shared, living history and European. Angeles' 226th birthday and duct a comprehensive and sus- lisions in Los Angles County checkpoints, or see one of the welcome participants in "Los They came in two groups day-long festivities. tained DUI public awareness, which resulted four deaths and many officers/deputies patrol- Pobladores - Walk to Los An- across the deserts of Sonora and Founded in 1771, San Gabriel education and enforcement 121 persons injured. During ling the street looking for im- geles" celebrating Los Angeles Baja California, and San Gabriel Mission is the fourth mission campaign. The California State DUI Task Force Initiates Three paired drivers. It is the hope 226th founding, on Sunday, Mission was the staging area established in the chain of 21 Office of Traffic Safety has al- Week Comprehensive DUI that this sustained campaign will September 2. where they prepared for their California missions and is the located over $250,000 to fund Campaign result in fewer people drinking Members of San Gabriel's objective: to establish an agri- original county settlement south additional officers on overtime August 15, 2007 that same and driving which will translate and Los Angeles' city council, cultural colony and pueblo along of San Luis Obispo and north during the three weeks. Begin- period, there were 782 alcohol- to fewer deaths and injuries. county of Los Angeles, city de- the Los Angeles River. of San Diego. A variety of fes- ning August 17th officers and involved collisions throughout This enforcement activity is partments, staff, residents, "The 'Walk to Los Angeles' tivities will take place at the deputies all over Los Angeles California that resulted in 27 in support of the national cam- walking groups, and history- is the peoples'-Walk", stated mission's Fiesta including rides, County will be conducting DUI/ people killed and 447 persons paign "Drunk Driving. Over the and culture-lovers will lace up San Gabriel mayor Kevin B games, religious, historic and CDL checkpoints and saturation injured. Limit. Under Arrest." which is their walking shoes and meet at Sawkins. "San Gabriel cel- cultural festivities, international patrols. These operations will "California's roadways will sponsored by the National High- San Gabriel Mission at 7:00 ebrates its diverse, multi-cul- foods, entertainment and prizes. continue until the end of Labor be very busy during this time way Traffic Safety Administra- a.m. to reenact a key chapter in tural past, present and future, Thousands of people from Los Day weekend. Throughout the of year," said Christopher J. tion. The "Avoid" Los Angeles California history. and the annual Walk to Los An- Angeles and Orange counties 21-day period, there will be over Murphy, Director of the Office County DUI Task Force is The annual Walk is a reen- geles provides an opportunity to attend the mission's three-day 26 CDL/DUI checkpoints and of Traffic Safety. "We want funded through three grants actment of the 1781 journey of commemorate and honor the Fiesta to view the restored Mis- thousands of hours dedicated to everyone to get to where they from the Office of Traffic the original Spanish settlers of contributions of generations of sion, museum and grounds, and extra enforcement with extra are going safely around Los Safety through the National Los Angeles, known as Los people from all cultural and eth- to visit and experience the his- patrols. In addition, we are ask- Angeles and the whole state. Highway Traffic Safety Admin- Pobladores, nine-mile trek from nic backgrounds, who have toric San Gabriel Mission Dis- ing for the media's assistance The best way to ensure that is istration. For additional infor- San Gabriel Mission to the Los come to the region and made trict - Birthplace of the Los An- to help publicize this event. to buckle up, don't speed, and mation about the California Angeles River where, on Sep- our community what it is today. geles region! Every televised news story, ra- drive sober." Avoid programs including sta- tember 4, 1781, they founded We invite the entire Los Ange- The events are free to the dio interview and newspaper The overall objective of this tistics, operation plans, contacts El Pueblo de la Reina de Los les city-family and surrounding public and everyone is wel- article will help in getting the campaign is to reach as many and press releases, please visit Angeles. communities to join us in this come. To register on-line for the message out that DUI driver's people as possible to emphasize www.californiaavoid.org. The founding of Los Ange- historic celebration." Walk and for related informa- les came 10 years after the Everyone is invited to wake tion, visit: www.lacity.org/226 founding of San Gabriel Mis- up early Sunday morning, Sep- or www.sangabrielcity.com, or Water Conservation sion, founded in 1771. The Pobladores were not Spanish grandees or members of the tember 2nd, lace up their walk- ing shoes and join the 7:00 a.m. Walk celebrating San Gabriel telephone 213/485-8372 or 213/ 485-1180. Free early morning and afternoon transportation GLENDORA — Due to the Cutting time by two minutes 10. When landscaping, use aristocracy. and Los Angeles' shared, living from Los Angeles to San Gabriel combination of the driest rain can save 9 gallons. drought tolerant plants. They were mostly poor history. The early morning, mission is provided for all walk- season in Southern California 3. Install low-flow 11. Check for leaks and when farmers and soldiers who were moderate nine-mile walk from ers. history, reductions in the avail- showerheads and toilets. found, repair quickly. recruited from northwest San Gabriel Mission begins at For information about the ability of import water and de- 4. Repair dripping faucets. A Service and main leaks can Mexico by Felipe de Neve, Gov- 7:00 a.m., heads west along Mission's 236th Fiesta celebra- clining well production caused small leak can waste a lot of be reported to the City of ernor of the Californias. Like Mission Road for nine miles, tion, contact Algis Marciuska at by a low ground water table, the water. Glendora Water Division at San Gabriel and Los Angeles and ends approximately 3 hours 626/457-3034 or Chuck Lyons City of Glendora urgently re- 5. When brushing your teeth (626) 914-8246. After hours, today, the Pobladores were a later at El Pueblo Monument, at 626/457-3035. quests that all Glendora custom- or shaving, turn off the faucet. leaks may be reported to the ers reduce water consumption 6. Water the lawn only when City of Glendora Police Depart- to a level at least 10% below the necessary. 7. Install a programmable ir- ment at (626) 914-8250. We all must do our part to Assemblyman Adams Announces Grant use level for the same billing period last year. Here are 11 water conserva- rigation system. 8. Water only when it is cool conserve water. Not only will it help us to ensure future wa- Funding For Job Training Programs tion techniques that will help us outside, early morning or ter supply, but it will also lower SACRAMENTO — Assem- they need to earn the wages trained workers they need to all reduce water consumption: evening is best. water bills. For more informa- blyman Anthony Adams, R- they deserve." compete in a global economy. 1. Use full loads in the wash- 9. Do not wash down drive- tion regarding water conserva- Hesperia, announced the ap- The grants were approved by ETP is the largest state-funded, ing machine and dishwasher. ways and sidewalks, please use tive tips and links please visit proval of grant funding, total- the State of California's Em- industry specific training and 2. Take shorter showers. a broom. www.ci.glendora.ca.us. ing over $718,000, for local job ployment Training Panel (ETP). employment program in the training programs that will up- ETP approved $668,394 for country. date the skills of employees in Henkels & McCoy, Inc, located For more information on ETP, the workforce and help Califor- in San Dimas, and $49,680 for or its programs, please visit their nia maintain a competitive edge Miyachi Unitek Corporation, website at www.etp.ca.gov. in the employment market. located in Monrovia. Assemblyman Adams repre- "Job training programs give These funds will enable each sents the 59th Assembly District, workers the skills they need to company to provide the train- which includes the communities compete in the 21st century and ing necessary to update the skills of Hesperia, Apple Valley, earn higher wages" said Adams. of their combined 447 employ- Glendora, Claremont, La Verne, "A highly trained workforce ees. San Bernardino, San Dimas, will keep jobs in our commu- ETP is a public statewide eco- Monrovia, Highland, Lake Ar- nity and improve the quality of nomic development program rowhead, Sierra Madre, life for our residents. created to support the overall Arcadia, Bradbury, La This is about hardworking California economy by ensur- Crescenta-Montrose and Californians getting the skills ing that employers have the Redlands. Need For CERT Volunteers MONROVIA — Following lowing a major disaster in terms cover actions that participants a major disaster, first respond- of immediate services. Second, and their families take before, ers who provide fire and medi- give the message about their during, and after a disaster. As cal services will not be able to responsibility for mitigation and the session progresses, the in- meet the demand for these ser- preparedness. Third, train them structor begins to explore an vices. Factors as number of in needed life saving skills with expanded response role for ci- victims, communication fail- emphasis on decision making vilians in that they should begin ures, and road blockages will skills, rescuer safety, and do- to consider themselves disaster prevent people from accessing ing the greatest good for the workers. Since they will want emergency services they have greatest number. Fourth, orga- to help their family members come to expect at a moment's nize teams so that they are an and neighbors, this training can notice through 911. People will extension of first responder ser- help them operate in a safe and have to rely on each other for vices offering immediate help to appropriate manner. The CERT help in order to meet their im- victims until professional ser- concept and organization are mediate life saving and life sus- vices arrive. discussed as well as applicable taining needs. CERT is about readiness, laws governing volunteers in One also expects that under people helping people, rescuer that jurisdiction. these kinds of conditions, fam- safety, and doing the greatest * DISASTER FIRE SUP- ily members, fellow employees, good for the greatest number. PRESSION: Briefly covers fire and neighbors will spontane- CERT is a positive and realistic chemistry, hazardous materials, ously try to help each other. approach to emergency and di- fire hazards, and fire suppres- This was the case following the saster situations where citizens sion strategies. However, the Mexico City earthquake where will be initially on their own and thrust of this session is the safe untrained, spontaneous volun- their actions can make a differ- use of fire extinguishers, sizing teers saved 800 people. How- ence. Through training, citizens up the situation, controlling ever, 100 people lost their lives can manage utilities and put out utilities, and extinguishing a while attempting to save others. small fires; treat the three kill- small fire. This is a high price to pay and ers by opening airways, control- * DISASTER MEDICAL is preventable through training. ling bleeding, and treating for OPERATIONS PART I: Partici- If we can predict that emer- shock; provide basic medical pants practice diagnosing and gency services will not meet aid; search for and rescue vic- treating airway obstruction, immediate needs following a tims safely; and organize them- bleeding, and shock by using major disaster, especially if there selves and spontaneous volun- simple triage and rapid treatment is no warning as in an earth- teers to be effective. techniques. quake, and people will sponta- What does the CERT pro- * DISASTER MEDICAL neously volunteer, what can gram teach? OPERATIONS, PART II: Cov- government do to prepare citi- * DISASTER PREPARED- ers evaluating patients by doing zens for this eventuality? NESS: Addresses hazards to a head to toe assessment, es- First, present citizens the which people are vulnerable in facts about what to expect fol- their community. Materials Please turn to CERT / B2 The San Gabriel Valley Examiner B2 COMMENTARY/LETTERS S.G.V. EXAMINER August 23 - 29, 2007 Letters to the Editor Food That Doesn’t Belong Opinions Are The Writer ’s Illegals’ Chutzpah There are certain foods out long on sandwiches. and blow hard through your When I first saw the head- On TV this morning I see there that I feel, that sometimes Now, I love olives. It doesn’t nose and at the same time spit line with the "Elvira" lead in, I more "Illegal Aliens" carrying they just don’t belong on your matter, the black olives or the the pit from your mouth. Try thought the story was about signs and telling us we have to plate, or with your meal. green ones. The problem with to get some distance with this. "Elvira" the scary movie host bring twice deported Elvira I like tomatoes, but they can these things is that they are Most people will assume you gone "bats". back across the border, make be a hassle to eat, let alone they round. Sometimes they have discharged something from Upon closer examination I her a saint, give her a TV pro- can make an fool out of you pits. your nose. Works best with a find it is about a professional gram, add her to Mayor while you’re trying to eat them. It never fails, you go to a green olive pit. You will be a "Illegal Alien" protester activist Antonio's harem and put her at Let’s take that cherry to- party at someone’s home or at big hit at the table. protesting her disdain for our the head of the "Citizenship mato. There is a real treat. a restaurant, and there are those Okay, the real rule with the immigration laws . Line". Most people serve them to you George Ogden olives. You want some and olives: don’t use the tongs when Here is the irony in this story Preposterousness has taken whole... WRONG! I am sure what do they have for you to getting the olives. Use your That’s just the way it is! . We now have in the United over and is the "New Hug" for you can relate; try spearing one pick them up with? Often, they hand and grab a hand full. Don’t States of America "Illegal "America Haters". with your fork. Naturally, they you will have tomato juice and put some type of tongs there for use a fork to try and eat them, Aliens" telling us our immigra- Michael Canzano are thrown into your salad and seeds drooling down the side of these things. Now give me a use your fingers. They are fin- La Verne tion laws are "ILLEGAL" if they are not hard enough al- your face as you sit there in break. You can only get one or ger foods. As for the pit, I use ready to get them onto your shock. Everyone looks at you two at a time, so if you want a a cup to spit them into. Just fork, you have to grease them like you are a total idiot. bunch of olives, you will end don’t forget that they are in Tribute to Military Heroes up with salad oil and dressing I think they should be cut in up holding up the line. Just use there if you get coffee. I had the pleasure of attend- sica Castellano can sing and to make it more fun to chase half before they are served. your hand and grab a hand full. Other foods that aren’t a ing the AMVETS Post 113 in dance very well. Pete Ramirez around your plate. Of course Now, for those big tomatoes. I love those parties where good idea are BBQ chicken and Irwindale as they paid tribute to and his wife are good dancers everyone else at your table in Whose idea was it to slice them they have the olives with the pits ribs. What a mess this can be. Air Borne military heroes on too. Which reminds me of the restaurant is watching you. and put them on sandwiches? still in them. There is no way Once the kids get ahold of this, Saturday, August 18, 2007. Pete Mayor Joe Rocha of Azusa and When you “finally” spear that What a dumb idea. All it does to politely get rid of that pit. So good luck. Myself, not a good Ramirez, Commander of Post his wife, who, at the Veterans' little so and so, you place the is make the sandwich soggy what do you do? You’re at a idea. 113 and his staff did a great job. Celebration last August 11th whole thing in your mouth with and causes it to fall apart in your table with a bunch of other That “baby corn” is fun to Many military heroes attended danced superbly. Victor Subia, the fork. You withdraw the fork hands. Tomato juice leaks out, guests at the party. You chase eat, but I feel guilty. It is baby this event and the food served Gilbert Becerril, and Curtis with the pierced skin of the little and your fingers push through the olive all over your plate with corn for goodness sake and it was outstanding. The Com- Napier were also present at this tomato facing out (while in your the soggy bread. On hamburg- a fork until you finally spear it. never had a chance to grow up. mander and his wife celebrated event aside from our very own, mouth) and you bite down. So ers, they cause the burger to fall You get that olive in your mouth There are all kinds of good their anniversary recently as Councilman Robert Gonzales, what happens next? The darn apart and in most cases, that and work it until only the pit is fun food to eat out there. Here well, with dancing and music Councilman Uriel Macias and thing explodes with juices and itty-bitty napkin they give you, left. So, you do the “class act” is a good rule of thumb. If the provided by three great groups. many others. little seeds squirting out of your doesn’t hold up to the mess you method of getting rid of that pit. food doesn’t smell all that good Flamingo was especially superb Mike Lee mouth like a great big zit you will make. Your pants or skirt, While others are at the table, going in, you can bet it isn’t go- as a group and their singer Jes- Azusa just popped. If you’re lucky, it along with your shirt or blouse simply tilt your head back, take ing to smell all that good com- Cert will squirt all the way across the get the rest of it. your thumb and cover one nos- ing out. table and hit one of the guests, Sliced tomatoes do not be- tril, turn away from the table “That’s Just the Way It Is!” TION: Covers signs and symp- as well as their dinner plate and toms that might be experienced table in front of you. Of course, Market fers and fresh grapes and nec- tarines OK Farm displays. Be sure to stop by Ann’s Bakery There is something for ev- eryone at the Farmers’ Market Need For CERT by the disaster victim and worker. It addresses CERT or- ganization and management and you will find that the prices Continued from / A4 with their unique assortment of are very reasonable. You’ll en- Volunteers in principles and the need for formative M.C., Tyra Mason tasty pastries, cookies and joy the relaxed atmosphere, Monrovia and documentation. adds a flare and excitement to breads. For your real estate great service and easy access * COURSE REVIEW AND the whole experience. needs, stop and talk with to and from the market. So, if other cities DISASTER SIMULATION: West Covina Street Festival Tinamarie Moreno and Josie you haven’t been, then you’ve Participants review their an- Farmers’ Market showcases Lozano with Apple Realty, they Continued from / B1 swers from a take home exami- 623 W. Foothill Blvd. got to go to the West Covina Glendora, California 91741 vendors with an array of prod- know today’s market. Libby Li Street Festival Farmers’ Mar- nation. Finally, they practice the Phone (626) 852-3374 tablishing a medical treatment ucts and services such as fresh with Libby’s Orchids has the ket. skills that they have learned dur- Fax (626) 852-1904 E-mail: email@example.com organic plums, peaches, or- most gorgeous, healthy orchids Every Saturday Morning area, performing basic first aid, ing the previous six sessions in anges and pluots at Ray you will ever find and Libby is 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and practicing in a safe and sani- disaster activity. Takemoto’s table and fine jew- extremely knowledgeable about West Covina Parkway/ tary manner. The course is taught at your elry by D&S Creations. Don how to care for and grow them. Westfield Shoppingtown * LIGHT SEARCH AND neighborhood fire station over EUGENE F. MOSES Publisher/Editor & Sunny Gregroff design their At Gonzales Nursery you will Between Firestone Tires and RESCUE OPERATIONS: Par- 3 days. The entire program pro- pieces with Swarovski Crystals find rose bushes, flower bushes Margarita Jones ticipants learn about search and vides 20 hours of instruction. INDAY MOSES and other semi-precious gem and evergreens that are ready Contact: (626) 338-8496 rescue planning, size-up, search In order to graduate from the Associate Editor stones and sterling silver. More for planting. Need a little Sum- Tuesday Nights techniques, rescue techniques, program you must attend all 3 delights include sampling mer dress? David Saenz with (Spring & Summer through and most important, rescuer days. Edward M. Moses, Esq. coffees and gourmet hummus Good Looking Clothes has an September) safety. For additional information Legal Counsel at Kettlestones Coffee & Gour- * DISASTER PSYCHOL- please call (626) 256-8144 or array of comfortable styles you 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. met Foods who offers all natu- can choose from. For your ev- Westfield Shoppingtown Main OGY AND TEAM ORGANIZA- email firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Wood ral pita chips, 50 varieties of eryday needs, visit Sabrina Entrance Photographer and Writer coffee and 20 varieties of hummus. Rodriguez for Avon products, Lyn Wine for Tupperware goods in front of Red Robin For more information: http:// Azusa Adult School to Offer George Ogden Senior Staff Reporter You will be swept away by the aroma of jumbo hot dogs and Dick Littlefield with For the Birds, who has been hand craft- www.westcov.org/events/ festival.html First Responder Class Ken Herman wrapped in bacon, grilled right ing sturdy red wood bird houses More photographs of the The Azusa Adult School will First Responder, Moving Pa- J.J. McDonough in front of you at the next booth. for over 15 years. West Covina Street Festival Ken Eliasberg offer a First Responder class tients, Medical Emergencies, The freshness of the fruits and These are only a few of the Farmers’ Market are available Ralph E. Shaffer beginning on September 4. Childbirth, Gaining Access and Lorie Pope Pauly vegetables offered cannot be vendors and services offered at for viewing at www.jadele- Classes will be held on Tues- Hazards on the Scene as well Jorge V. Rosales beat, like the huge bell peppers the West Covina Street Festival photo.com on the Online Proof- Lynda Siminske day evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. as Multiple-Casualty Accidents, and tomatoes Gayton Farm of- Farmers’ Market. ing page. Contributing Writers The Azusa Adult School can Triage, and the Incident Man- assist those businesses and or- agement System. Purple Heart Honors Military Brian & David Jones The First Responder class Tech Writers ganizations that wish to have fully trained persons on their site includes 75 hours of instruction Robert Arnett to handle emergencies and cri- and costs $75 per participant. Sales & Marketing Service Of 1.5 Million Americans sis situations. This is a comprehensive course that fully instructs par- Pre-registration starts August 20, 2007. For more information contact Exactly 225 years ago in Au- San Gabriel Valley Examiner, ticipants in all phases of emer- the Azusa Adult School at (626) published weekly by Eumo gust, General George Washing- 852-8400. gency response. Enterprises, has been adjudicated ton created a medal for his brave The Azusa Adult School is Topics include: Introduction as a newspaper of General Colonial soldiers. With very little located at 1134 South Barranca Circulation for the County of Los to EMS Systems, Legal and to work with, he had his wife Avenue in Glendora. Angeles, California in Court Case Ethical Issues, Well-Being of the No. KS 005341. Martha cut out some purple velvet and sew the word Mission Statement • We believe that journalism "MERIT" on the middle of the heart-shaped cloth. That was Glendora Genealogy Meeting should be free from any motives other than relaying information to the birth of the Purple Heart The Glendora Genealogy ries for Genealogy Research." its readers. It should not be used medal. Meeting will hold their monthly Refreshments will follow the to win a favor by flattery, to en- Three soldiers received the The original Purple Heart was meeting on Tuesday, Septem- meeting. hance a particular political inter- Badge of Military Merit, as sewn by Martha Washington, est, or for the purpose of finan- based on a suggestion from her ber 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Elm Both the workshop and the cial gain. Washington called the award. Room at the La Fetra Center, lecture are free and open to the husband. • We also believe in accuracy in The ceremony took place in 333 E. Foothill, Glendora. Guest public. fact and context. Journalists Newburgh, N.Y. on August 7, use in the world. Over 1.5 mil- should be accountable for any lecturer will be Celia For more information, call Pat news or subjects they write about. 1782. On that day, records show lion Americans have been Christensen, speaking on Chavarria at (909) 592-4030. • We believe in growth. Therefore, General Washington wrote the awarded the medal. An esti- "Southern U.S. Genealogy." If you have any questions re- complaints or mistakes errone- following: mated 500,000 wear it proudly There will be a workshop at garding the above, please feel ously committed will be enter- "The road to glory in a pa- today across America. 6 p.m. on "Using City Directo- free to call (626) 966-7180. tained and investigated diligently and corrected accordingly. triot army and free country is The Purple Heart is awarded • We believe in performing our thus open to all." to members of the armed forces journalistic work to the best of our ability and will continue to present During the ensuing years, who are wounded by an instru- The current Purple Heart was Free Beginning Bridge Classes the facts clearly and fairly. records were misplaced in the ment of war in the hands of the created in 1932 by General Dou- DISCLAIMER archives until General Douglas enemy and posthumously to the ARCADIA — The bridge twelve years of age. glas MacArthur. Views and opinions of writers, MacArthur revived the medal next of kin, in the name of those Center in Arcadia will offer two Bridge is a great recreational contributors and columnists are and had it redesigned. In a huge killed in action or who die of Beginning Bridge Classes in activity, lots of fun, inexpen- their own and do not necessarily celebration on Washington's wounds received in action. It is veterans service organization September. sive, and a great way to keep reflect the views of the publisher or the newspaper. birthday, February 22, 1932, the specifically a combat decora- composed strictly of combat- Classes will start Tuesday, your mind sharp. Everyone is newly designed Purple Heart tion. wounded veterans. September 11, at 7:00 PM and welcome. SUBMISSION POLICY was shown to the world. Saturday, September 15, at The Bridge Center is located An organization known as the Over 39,000 members of the All submissions for publication become the property of San With a bust of General Wash- Military Order of the Purple Military Order of the Purple 10:30 AM. at 333 N. Santa Anita Avenue in Gabriel Valley Examiner and will ington in gold surrounded by Heart was formed in 1932 for Heart participate in Chapters The first six weeks are free. Arcadia. not be returned. San Gabriel Val- purple with a gold edge, the the protection and mutual inter- scattered around the United These classes are absolute be- For information about other ley Examiner does not guarantee ginners and people with ex- activities at the bridge Center or submissions to be published. All medal is one of the most attrac- est of all those who have re- States. For more information submissions are subject to edit- tive in existence today. The ceived the decoration. Com- about the MOPH, visit the Web tremely limited experience. reservations in one of the above ing, including to conform to space Purple Heart is also the oldest posed exclusively of Purple site at www.purpleheart.org. No experience is necessary. classes, please call the Bridge limitations. Minors must be at least Center at (626) 445-3797. military decoration in present Heart recipients, it is the only (NAPSI) The San Gabriel Valley Examiner August San 29, 2007 COMMENTARY Published in:23 - Gabriel Valley Examiner on August 23rd and August 30th, 2007 #GH11 S.G.V. EXAMINER B3 Political Correctness: the Scourge of Western Civilization Folks, even though I am of- minded" philosophy of TOLER- sion with a prayer, and honors DEMAND that we no longer tals" (which means people from ten falsely condemned as a Con- ANCE, which ONLY the EN- God with representations of study HIStory, but we study the East). Call them "Asians". servative, but actually am a LIGHTENED POLITICALLY Moses and the Ten Command- HERstory Apparently, even However, Asians prefer to be Constitutional Populist, let me CORRECT seem to know how ments in its lobby. Yet, MUS- Google agrees, with thousands called "Orientals" in Europe . . . IMPORTUNE you who are un- to achieve! LIMS have convinced authori- of HERstory listings! . . . PC- Have you ever had a "brain- duly sensitive, to destroy this And, of course, WE ALL ties to provide GOVERN- ers have ELIMINATED the storm"? Not any more! The column IMMEDIATELY, before KNOW that nobody is RE- MENT-FINANCED RELI- terms "ILLEGAL ALIEN" and term MIGHT offend those with reading. You see, I'm going to SPONSIBLE for their actions GIOUS feet-washing facilities in "BORDER". They've lumped problems within the cranium. EXAMINE how POLITICAL any more. Vicious rapists, public places. They've even ILLEGALS in with honorable Now you are ALLOWED to CORRECTNESS not only pedophiles, serial murderers, convinced New York authorities LEGAL immigrants, and de- have ONLY "Thought Showers" CONTAMINATES our lan- torturers, are VICTIMS of their to provide a TAX-PAYER SUP- mand that the BORDER no or "Word Showers". guage, but is DESTROYING ancestors' genes, parental up- PORTED PUBLIC SCHOOL to longer exists. We're just one There are many more. But, OUR CULTURE! Conse- bringing, society, or extra-ter- promote and teach the prin- big, happy country, with to list them all would fill a com- J.J. McDonough restrials who morphed from ciples of Islam -- whose Radi- MEXICO being the ONLY ONE pendium too voluminous for quently, no matter what I say, how I say it, what words I use, Politically Correct society we The Big Bang!. Poor babies! cal Extremists have PLEDGED with SOVEREIGNTY . . . For anyone to read in one lifetime. they will offend some of you! have become. Even God -- the very con- to destroy Western Civilization! those of you who are religiously I shall close with the Crowning Not because of what the words TRUTH and RESPONSIBIL- cept which was the foundation What other RELIGION gets "uncool", God is no longer male. Jewel of Political Incorrect- REALLY mean, but because of ITY are my first selections. of the Declaration of Indepen- these privileges! It appears that He is now Mother-Father. So, ness. A 44-page training manual what the Supreme Moguls of PC According to PC-ers, TRUTH dence, Constitution, and Found- the PC-ers apply the "imaginary" if you want to be saved, forget called "Equality Essentials", have PROPAGANDIZED YOU and RESPONSIBILITY no ing of the United States -- is at- Separation-of-Church-and- the "divisive" teachings in your used for staff training courses to THINK they mean. longer exist. Everything -- tacked. Thanks to the Supreme State principle ONLY to Chris- CENTURIES-OLD Bible, and at Kirklees Council in West Having said this -- which morals, ethics, religion, politics, Court's ERRONEOUS fabrica- tians! get yourself a copy of the NEW Yorkshire, has proclaimed that probably brands me the most psychology, law, child upbring- tion of a NON-EXISTENT Here are a few more ex- PC-blessed "Bible in a More the term "Political Correctness" despicable racist, hate-monger- ing, whatever -- is RELATIVE. Constitutional "Separation of amples of how Political Correct- Just Language" . . . Don't com- is now ITSELF considered Po- ing omniphobe in the San If you use "Good" or "Bad", Church and State" principle, ness is destroying our language mit a mortal-sin-of PC-ism by litically Incorrect. If its non- Gabriel Valley -- I'll take a look you're condemned for being WE can no longer recognize and culture. If you're able to calling terrorists, "terrorists". sense weren't accepted and at some of the words, expres- JUDGMENTAL. As the pot- and honor OUR Judeo-Christian detect the hidden propaganda in The BBC oft calls them "mis- SERIOUSLY practiced by so sions and practices that YOU headed, draft-dodging "heroes" God in public -- even though, today's TV commercials and guided criminals", "attackers", many easily-influenced people better not challenge. UNLESS of the '60s and '70s used to say: since the beginning of our other ads, you'll note that PC- "militants", while some U.S. to the detriment of Western you want PC-ers to "slug" you "There ain't no GOOD guys; country, Congress has had ers have determined that media refer to them as "insur- Civilization, Political Correct- a racist, onmiphobic hate-mon- there ain't no BAD guys". The LEGALLY appointed chaplains "Wopersons" have evolved to gents", "revolutionaries", "resis- ness would be hilarious! ger like me. But, that's what a REPULSIVE medieval nonsense to begin each session. And the become SUPERIOR to men. tance fighters", even "patriots". Contact J.J. at Seeker-of-Truth has to contend of "Good-Bad" has evolved into Supreme Court begins each ses- They've even gone so far as to DON'T call Orientals, "Orien- email@example.com. with in the FREE-AND-OPEN today's highly-touted, "open- Sex And The Married Democrat - Does Marriage Really Make Any Difference? I stopped paying close atten- Republican), and I'll deal with was, again, with the disparate And, leaving marriage aside Barnney "the bloviator" Frank, tion to the sexual behavior of the moral question at greater treatment accorded Democrats for the moment, the double who was sharing his Washing- our rambunctious politicians length later, what both concerns and Republicans)). standard is even more striking ton flat with a male prosititute, soon after Bill Clinton lowered and amuses me is the disparate I don't get it! Does marital when applied to homosexual whose traffic tickets Frank the bar so far that a snake could treatment apparently accorded fidelity mean anything in the conduct.. Recently, Congress- fixed for him. Frank found his barely clear it. Nonetheless, members of each Party. When political arena any more? And, man Foley of Florida was guilty erstwhile companion by adver- sometimes events make it nec- a Republican violates his mari- if it does, it apparently means of, in effect, propositioning an tising in some journal, using the essary - or at least fun - to re- tal vows, he's typically regarded different things to different par- under-age male Congressional code name "hot bottom' - now examine areas that you had pre- as a lecher for having engaged ties, i.e., Livingston and page (in the form of a sugges- there's a vision that should turn viously tucked away. What in an act of moral degradation Gingrich resign, and the Dems tive email to the Page). When your stomach. caught my eye this time was the (and typically drummed out of circle the wagons around this action came to light, all hell Apparently, the Dems just get popularity ratings of San the corps). When a Democrat Clinton and keep him in office broke loose. The Dems were upset with off color sex when Francisco's Mayor, Gavin Ken Eliasberg does so, it is a sign of his mas- and as a leading spokesman for outraged, and not only did they a Republican is involved. When Newsom. He is running for re- i.e., my best pal with my best culinity - enhanced virility, if their Party. And, if it doesn't, want Foley's scalp (which they one of their own pushes the election and is virtually unop- gal? No matter how hard you you will. Bill Clinton's having what does that tell us about got), they went after Denny sexual envelope - no matter posed in this undertaking. And try to avoid turning our govern- raped at least one woman does where we stand, morally speak- Hastert. Now some years back, how far - it's perfectly ok. his approval ratings have ment goings-on into some sort not seem to have hurt his repu- ing, as a society? But, whatever one of their own Congressman The interesting part of the reached 80% - this for a Mayor of tabloid saga, these guys just tation at all, but then again, how the prevailing moral ethos, Gerry Studds (an interesting current imbroglios is that San who had an affair with the wife won't let you do it. much damage could you do to doesn't rape push the envelope name for a homosexual pedo- Francisco and Los Angeles have of his Chief of Staff (and best The latest episode in marital a reputation as bad as Clinton's. a bit over the edge? And, please, phile) from Massachusetts, was finally have found common friend - some friend!). Consis- meanderings is that of our That said, Bill Clinton could be don't tell me that Juanita found to have had sex with an ground - a couple of old horn tent with the typical Democratic friendly mayor, Antonio re-elected tomorrow afternoon Broaderrick is lying. Remember, underage male Page. What hap- dogs for Mayors. This could be response to medicalizing any Villaraigosa. As I'm sure all of (his wife - his enabler, if you Susan Estrich, Democratic pened? Damn little! He was cen- the beginning of a geographical form of bad behavior, he you know by now, the good will - is less of a sure thing). doyenne (not to mention Law sured by the Congress. And he reconciliation. After all, the 2 checked into rehab for alcohol- mayor has been busy making When former Senator Bob Professor and rape victim), has thought so little of this gesture cities have never been on ism soon after news of his in- news with the news, i.e., a Packwood misbehaved (by advised us that women don't lie that he turned his back on his friendly terms. Years ago I re- discretion was made public. Telemundo journalist who was making unwanted advances to about rape. And we know that fellow Congressman while they call the comedian Mort Sahl's Now again, I understand - boys assigned to follow the Mayor's certain females, i.e., patting one slick Willie lies about every- were in the act of censuring him commenting on this icy relation- will be boys and all that - but I activities; apparently she fol- on the rump and stealing a kiss thing, particularly his checkered (and let me assure you - this was ship by noting that neither city found it a bit much to be bed- lowed a bit too close, becom- from a couple of others - he was sexual past. He came in with a not a romantic offering). No one would warn the other in the ding your best friend's wife. ing herself one of those activi- rousted out of Congress (and, lie about Jennifer Flowers and even mentioned the Speaker of event of approaching enemy air- Isn't that the stuff of which ties. While I don't mean to make frankly, I did not have any real went out with one about Monica the House, Tip O'neil, at the craft. I guess sex heals all good country music is made, light of infidelity (Democrat or problem with that; my problem Lewinsky (under oath, no less). time. And then there was wounds. And You Thought Rose Bird Blocked Executions! Two decades ago California's far more sympathetic to con- State Supreme Court did not end cause tobacco ads encouraged which is no different from that voters, whipped into a frenzy sumer suits against insurance with Brown's move to the fed- the plaintiffs to take up smok- of his Republican predecessors. by self-proclaimed law and or- companies than a court that in- eral bench. Even with Arnold as ing. What happened to all that talk der politicians, ousted State cluded Associate Justice Janice governor, Patterico's Pontific- Justices with Bird's philoso- about speeding up the death Supreme Chief Justice Rose Brown. Appointed by Republi- ations, a blog written by an "un- phy would not have read the law penalty? That, dear readers, is Bird and two of her colleagues. can Pete Wilson in 1996, Brown, recovered arch conservative," in such a fashion as to reach for next week, along with the That election centered solely on who once referred to Franklin proudly claims that "the Califor- those conclusions. Right-wing answer to the number of execu- the court's failure to implement Roosevelt's New Deal minimum nia Supreme Court is currently activist justices did, however, tions since 1986. the death penalty. In the two wage laws as the triumph of the most conservative branch of imposing their views in place of Contact Cal Poly Pomona decades since Bird left the bench socialism in America, was ex- the state government, and sev- what the legislature intended. Professor Emeritus Ralph E. another 500 criminals have been actly the justice that those who eral degrees more conservative We will be faced with more Shaffer at MA NI FE ST sentenced to death in Califor- removed Bird from the bench than the U.S. Supreme Court." of that for years to come under firstname.lastname@example.org. O CSUP nia. Guess how many have been wanted for a replacement. More recently the ultra-con- the Schwarzenegger Court, executed? Prof. Ralph E. Shaffer A liberal blog describes servative Whiz Bang blog When voters ousted Bird and the two associate justices their can court. But even without Bird the Brown as one who, during her seven years on the state su- boasted that the state Supreme Court is a very conservative tri- San Gabriel Valley Youth defenders warned that enforce- state's capital punishment act, preme court, demonstrated her bunal. ment of capital punishment was not the real concern of Bird's authored by then attorney-gen- eral and future Republican gov- extremely conservative views through hostility toward affir- Just this year the state court's rulings on workers compensa- Raising Money For USO opponents. Their secret agenda ernor George Deukmejian, still mative action, abortion and birth tion in Welcher v. Workers by Laura Bradshaw The event will be Sunday, was to remove justices who provided for Supreme Court control rights. Conservative Compensation Appeals Board The Youth Committee of the August 26 at BRC Covina Bowl. were unwilling to sacrifice the review of every death sentence. blogs praise her for that stand. left injured workers with a pit- San Gabriel Valley USBC (United Check in time is 12:30 with public's interest to the demands Republicans chose not to en- She also criticized government tance and saved insurance com- States Bowling Congress) is bowling starting at 1:00. This of powerful business organiza- lighten voters about that. Pro- benefit programs. Brown is panies millions of dollars that sponsoring a bowling tourna- will be a "No-Tap" tournament tions. The record of the Repub- moters of the oust Bird cam- considered to be more conser- they rightly owed those injured ment fundraiser with the pro- for all ages and persons of all lican-dominated State Supreme paign, however, knew that only vative than Antonin Scalia or workers. ceeds to benefit the USO at skill levels who like to bowl. Court over the last twenty-one token use of the death penalty Clarence Thomas. In a gift to faith-based pri- Ontario International Airport. The entry fee, which includes years bears that out. would take place even with the But Brown is no longer on the vate schools the court earlier The funds raised will help the three games of bowling and In 1986 the public was mis- high court dominated by Repub- state supreme court. George this year ruled that a public en- volunteer-staffed USO provide shoes, is $25 per person. The led into thinking that removal of lican appointees. Bush elevated her to the presti- tity could issue tax-exempt "home-away-from-home" com- USO will have a booth set up the Bird court would result in They really didn't care. The gious Court of Appeals in Wash- bonds to fund religiously affili- forts to America's traveling uni- for you to come by and get swift and certain punishment of real purpose in removing Bird ington D.C., where she has ated schools that devote a sub- formed and retired military per- more information on the work doomed felons. An electorate and her fellow judges was to been mentioned as a possible stantial portion of their functions sonnel and their dependents. these volunteers do for our mili- thirsting for revenge believed prevent the court from making U.S. Supreme Court nominee. to religion. Equally important, this event tary. For more information, that rapid trials and executions decision that business interests If a Bush-type Republican wins And the court delighted fel- helps our young people learn the please contact Annette Ander- would deter crime. With Bird opposed. Bird's removal could the 2008 election she is likely low conservatives this month meaning of giving and hopefully son, Youth Committee Director, gone capital punishment would create a business friendly court. to replace one of the liberal jus- when it struck down a class develop an appreciation for (626) 859-6219 or (909) 623- be meted out in lock-step fash- And it did. tices now serving on the court. action lawsuit against Big To- those men and women who sac- 6980. For more info on Ontario ion, Texas-style, by a Republi- A Bird court would have been But the conservatism of the bacco that sought damages be- rifice so much of their lives so USO, visit that we can enjoy ours. www.usoontario.com. The San Gabriel Valley Examiner B4 FINANCIAL S.G.V. EXAMINER August 23 - 29, 2007 Housing Recession Grinds On - Part II THE INVENTORY BACK- ventional mortgages. Higher Cascading bad news - after price index peaked - October over - the actual and opportu- LOG AND OTHER OBSTAC- payments have in turn lifted many thought the worst would 1989 and June 2006 - and com- nity costs to the economy will What’s up in the Economy? In A Nutshell LES……Looking at last week’s mortgage delinquency rates to pass over in the spring - has pare the subsequent price mount. The media once con- article and comparing the simi- their highest level since 2003. global investors concerned change from there, we find a) vinced the investor that hous- larities of the 1989 housing cri- Defaults too are up 32% from mortgage credit's iceberg mass In 1989, prices fell for four ing would never come down. sis and our current housing cri- the lows in late 2005. is just beginning to emerge. years after they peaked, long Now it seems that the media sis and its possible outcome, When a homeowner cannot Trillions of dollars of leveraged after home sales bottomed out, has turned sentiment and con- would it not be great to have it make monthly mortgage pay- investment were constructed b) today's home prices, down vinced investors that housing that simple? This week's article ments, job loss is typically the on the core idea that stable home 3% from their peak level, al- may never recover from this will discuss the obstacles that KEN HERMAN reason. This time, however, the prices made mortgages of all ready have fallen more in the bottomless plunge. are creating what could be a Glendora Mayor primary reason homeowners kinds a good bet. The corollary first year of this correction than Two years into the correc- long and frustrating dilemma for are falling behind on their mort- was home prices cannot fall in the first year of the prior tion, a quick price plunge would home sellers, builders and in- gage payments is not an unpre- unless spurred by a sustained cycle. be easier for the market to con- vestors. 2006. And, inventories continue dictable event, such as job loss, economic slump. Unlike the A slow bleed weighs heavily tend with. Although it would be The approach home builders to rise even today with over 4.7 death or medical expenses, but Fed, investors are not willing to on the market and investors. a shock to the system, like rip- took in the last housing boom, million homes (new and exist- the structure of their loans and wait patiently to see if housing The longer the housing market ping off a band aid, recovery they were much more cognizant ing) on the market. their assumptions about further problems spill over into con- remains a drag on the economy, would arrive faster. The net of what was about to happen. At the current sales pace, it home price increases that would sumer consumption. They have the bigger the impediments to drop would likely be the same In this past housing boom, would take 7.8 months to clear allow them to restructure their seen enough already. economic growth. That in turn as a gradual fall over a longer homebuilders were not so cau- today's inventory backlog, only loans into affordable payments. How much longer and fur- will make it harder for the hous- period of time. By some route, tious. In the last four years, fu- slightly down from the 8.3 peak Many homeowners are simply ther can home prices fall? By ing market to bounce back. Until either 1) prices need to drop to eled by fat profit margins, new, in March. And, let's not forget unable to afford the increased marking the price declines from housing bottoms - and people single-family developments con- payments of their adjustable rate the months in which the home correctly perceive the worst is Please turn to HOUSING /B7 the many foreclosures that are tinued to pop up across the waiting to be listed after banks mortgages. When coupled with country. Speculative investors, too, spurred the inventory and mortgage companies take them back. the downward trend in housing prices, the result of continuing Using Your Living Trust to Encourage bulge, created an additional lift their current condition is ques- Your Descendants to Become Productive With big declines in the past to demand. It was not uncom- few months, building permits tionable. This concern still lies mon to hear of ordinary have fallen to a 10-year low, ahead as the majority of homeowners purchasing two and three homes at a time. The while the National Association of Home Builders homebuilders' adjustables issued during the housing boom will reset over Members of Society advent of exotic mortgages optimism index is at a 16-year the next 48 months, potentially coupled with historic low inter- driving defaults and delin- Many adults work their ney can draft a trust with these low. Bloated inventories have est rates and the ability to write quency rates to even higher lev- whole lives, building their incentive provisions as well as finally convinced homebuilders off mortgage interest from els if additional homeowners are wealth to provide for them- with provisions providing for to curtail new projects until the taxes created a negative inter- unable to afford their new selves and their families. This the basic needs of the trust ben- housing environment is more est rate for many investors that higher payments. desire to provide often survives eficiaries. Your heir's basic favorable. owned the housing market. It THE PATH for PRICES - death, as many people desire to needs will be provided for, while HIGHER MORTGAGE was a no lose situation. The drop in home sales and build an inheritance large enough at the same time productive be- PAYMENTS - Rising interest Even after sales began to fal- prices is already creating prob- to provide for their children and havior is encouraged. rates have significantly in- ter, the inventory of new homes lems in the financial markets grandchildren once they are But as good as these provi- creased monthly mortgage pay- continued to grow, up 24% be- and in homeowners' ability to gone. However, the desire to sions sound, it is important to ments for many homeowners, tween June 2005 and June refinance their mortgage costs. have sufficient assets to leave be practical when creating such particularly those with uncon- to descendants brings with it a provisions. Make sure that the dilemma. How do you leave Atty. William K. Hayes behavior you encourage now is Financial — Ask Julia assets to your children and grandchildren without marring their sense of hard work and ac- providing funds for a down pay- ment. something that you will still want to encourage in the many years to come. Consider including dif- Last week there was a ques- you would receive a check for complishment? A trust with in- But if you feel these provi- ferent provisions that could ap- tion from a reader who was almost all the premium you'd centive provisions might be the sions alone will not support your ply to all your descendants, and concerned after receiving a let- paid during those 20 years. answer. heirs in a manner in which you acknowledge and embrace the ter from their mortgage lender Consider your needs when By leaving assets in trust for and they are comfortable with, differences between your ben- that their interest rate was choosing the type of life insur- the benefit of your descendants, this doesn't have to be an "all or eficiaries. about to go up. Here's an ad- ance policy you want to pur- you can retain added control nothing" proposition. A knowl- When thinking about how to ditional point: chase. Do you need to fund over those assets after you are edgeable estate planning attor- Please turn to TRUST /B7 If your original loan was retirement, create an estate, pay gone; control which is lost if the 'sold' to another lender, there is estate settlement costs, or just inheritance is left to the children a possibility of human error; the help loved-ones continue the outright. However, traditional new lender may not have accu- lifestyle they're used to? Other trust terms provide for distri- rate information about your uses for life insurance are a butions based upon arbitrary loan. It would be best to con- business buy-out, and key-man methods. For example, a tact your current lender and in- Julia Yoder coverage. Cost of life insurance Trustee may be instructed to form them about what your depends on your age, height, distribute income annually, or to copy of the Note says. They so little about life insurance, weight, health, career, and hob- make distributions of a portion will undoubtedly request a copy that I don't even know what bies. The insurance company of the trust principal at 5, 10, as proof. If you do not clarify questions to ask. Can you help determines how much of a risk and 15 years after a parent's this issue with your new lender, me? you are, and will either charge death. While these terms may your rate may go up, tempo- One of the main factors that more for your coverage, or if be appropriate for many cir- rarily, until you clear up the has enabled the cost of life in- you are too much of a risk, they cumstances, where a person matter. surance to go down by almost might decline your application. wants to encourage positive Some of my Bond invest- 30%, is that people are living Limited-time 20% premium behavior, incentive provisions ments have matured; others longer. This gives the insurance bonus on any premium pay- could be more effective. will soon. Although I'd like company more years to collect ments made in the first three Incentive provisions simply stock-market like returns, I premium and earn interest on contract years. What's the authorize the distribution of trust cannot take the losses. I'm very their investments, before hav- catch? Time. Think of it like a assets to a beneficiary upon the cautious and slow to decide; ing to pay out a death benefit. 10-year CD, then, add that you beneficiary attaining a certain one advisor said I should put it You are right that there are two will be taking your money out milestone. A new trust may be all in the stock market now. I'd general types of life insurance: over at least a 10-year period, drafted, or provisions can be like to put it into CDs for a few those with cash value potential, too. You are given choices dur- added to an existing trust, to months while I look into other and those without. However, ing the accumulation years, and promote certain behavior by the investment options. What do there are numerous variations choices during the withdrawal trust beneficiaries. A few rea- you suggest I do with this for each of those types. Life years. Your money is also earn- sons for creating incentive pro- money now? insurance with cash value po- ing tax-deferred interest. Here's visions are: (Disclosure: I gave up my tential includes whole life (level a really winner of a plan: Let's · To assist a beneficiary who securities license a couple of premium, level coverage), uni- say your employer is matching has chosen a noble, yet tradi- years ago because I like to fo- versal life (level or adjustable a percentage of your contribu- tionally lower-paying, profes- cus on investments that I think premium and coverage), and tion, so you are definitely put- sion, such as teaching. are safer for my clients. There- variable life/Variable Universal ting money into your 401k IRA · To match, in whole or in fore, I cannot give you any Life (level/adjustable premium, plan at work. You find out that part, income earned by a ben- stock market advice.) How- variable coverage, variable cash your 401k plan, like many oth- eficiary, thereby encouraging a ever: value). Recently added is Eq- ers, allows you to roll some of beneficiary's employment. If you need time to decide uity-Indexed Universal Life your funds out of your 401k · To provide resources for a where to put your money, then with too many positives to go plan and into this bonus con- beneficiary to start his or her take the time, but set yourself a into here. Non-cash value life tract. Now, you are getting a own business. deadline. For example, by put- insurance is less expensive, and percentage from work, a 20% · To reward a beneficiary for ting your money into a 3-month includes level-premium term bonus, and your money is still receiving good grades. CD, you're giving yourself 3 (level premium, level coverage, growing tax-deferred. This · To provide an incentive to a months to research and decide. for 5, 10, 15, or 20 years.), transfer can be done without beneficiary to graduate from a Three months at a low rate of annual renewable term (increas- creating a taxable event, and college, university, certificate or return, safe from losses, is not ing premium, level coverage), without penalty for early with- vocational program. a long time. In the meantime, and decreasing term (level pre- drawal. · To provide assistance to a we can talk about your options. mium, decreasing coverage). Got a question? Ask Julia beneficiary who chooses to stay As always, my consultations Non-cash value life insurance by email or phone. at home or work part-time in are free, with no obligation. Of can be equated to renting. How- Julia Yoder is a licensed Ser- order to provide care for that course, I'm always hopeful that ever, for a little extra cost, there vicing Agent for individual, beneficiary's minor children. when you decide to invest, you are Return-of-Premium policies family, and senior finances and · To help a beneficiary pay use my services. Also remem- which return almost all your insurance, a licensed Realtor, a for the cost to adopt a child. ber that none of your investment premium payments at the end Sr. Loan Officer, and Notary. · To encourage participation dollars go to me; the company of the term. In other words, if www.WiseInvestorsNetwork.com in social groups, such as the you decide to use pays me a you bought a 20-year term and www.YoderKnows.com 1- Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or 'thank-you' commission. policy without return-of-pre- 877-802-8569 or (626) 625- Boys and Girls Clubs. I've heard that the cost of mium, at the end of 20 years, 5221, or juliayoder · To provide funds for your life insurance has gone down your policy would end. How- @WiseInvestorsNetwork.com beneficiary to travel to your - it that right? All I know about ever, if you bought a 20-year (CA Insurance Lic.#0C83859) homeland. life insurance is that there are term policy with return-of-pre- Member of the National Ethics · To allow a beneficiary to two kinds - whole life and mium, at the end of 20 years, Bureau afford a first home purchase by term. Other than that, I know The San Gabriel Valley Examiner August 23 - 29, 2007 NEWS/SPONSORS S.G.V. EXAMINER B5 Covina Civic Center Parking Universal Bank Donates Structure Set to Break Ground to Red Ribbon Rally In order to address a lack of an even greater need for in- identified for use by those who By George Ogden parking in Covina's Downtown creased parking here. normally use the closed lot: West Covina — Adrianne area near the soon to be com- A combination of restricted 1) Paid Municipal Parking Whitmore from Universal Bank, pleted Covina Center for the Redevelopment and Transpor- Lot behind City Hall, 125 East presented a check to Luis Performing Arts, and existing tation funds will be used for the College Street. Chicon of the West Covina Ro- business district and Intercom- construction. No General Fund 2) Paid Municipal Parking tary to support the Red Ribbon munity Hospital, a 125 space monies will be expended on any Lot located at 117 East Italia Rally event which will be held structure will be constructed on portion of the project. Street - Across the street, north on October 27th at West Covina the existing municipal parking The current Municipal Park- of the parking lot behind City High School. It will include a lot located at 124 East College ing Lot located at 124 East Col- Hall. free pancake breakfast, police Street, directly across the street lege Street, across the street * Construction is expected to and fire displays and a ton of from City Hall. from City Hall is set to close commence by September 2007 other fun things. The event is A parking study was con- during the construction of the and complete by September to get information out there on ducted which supports the need new 3-level Covina Downtown 2008 with an opening by No- drug and alcohol abuse. A num- for additional parking at this lo- Parking Structure. The tenta- vember 2008. ber of businesses, organizations cation. According to the study, tive date for closure is Sunday, The City of Covina apologizes and individual supporters have there is a parking shortage dur- August 19, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. for any inconvenience this may donated money to help support ing peak hours. Construction will take ap- cause and requests the coopera- this event and are recognized as With the soon-to-be com- proximately 1 year to complete. tion of residents and business a sponsor. If you would like to pleted Covina Center for the In the interim, the following owners during this construction be a sponsor, call 626-939-8557 Performing Arts, there will be parking locations have been period. and ask for Mark Tedesco. Adrianne Whitmore from Universal Bank, presenting a check to Luis Chacon of the West Covina Rotary. 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It’s time you saw what Randy Ventura can do Facility (626) 966-8775 for you. July 17th 841 N. Dodsworth Avenue, Covina Special Price For VIP Service $20 off for new families only - EXPIRES 8/31/07 A United States National Team Training Center Beverly Hills Glendora Grand Payday Advance Do you need cash now? Call (626) 857-9295 Palm Desert Rancho Cucamonga House Calls 144 N. Grand Avenue, Located in Von’s Shopping Center (626) 253-0030 Mention ad to waive $10.00 set-up charge The San Gabriel Valley Examiner B6 S.G.V. EXAMINER VALLEY/SENIOR NEWS August 23 - 29, 2007 ganizing your Genealogy on the be featured in the Art Walk Pa- WEST COVINA ing something new, ie meeting Around the Valley Computer." There will be a workshop at 6 p.m. on "Using vilion. SAN DIMAS Farmers Market Have you joined in the fun at interesting people and at the same time being of service to Newspapers for Genealogy Re- others? If so, you can accom- ARCADIA A Field Representative, Lerna search." FREE Household West Covina's weekly Farmers plish all of these things by tak- Refreshment will follow the Market at Westfield West ing advantage of Queen Of The Lawn Bowling Kayserian, will be on hand, at Hazardous and Covina? Stop by on Tuesday's the "Mobile Office" of State meeting. Both the workshop Valley's Hospital Volunteer Pro- Lessons and the lecture are free and open E-Waste Roundup between 5pm-9pm and take gram. Assemblymember, Anthony home some wonderful produce to the public. For more infor- L.A. County residents can We will be offering volunteer The Santa Anita Bowling Portantino, to assist with ques- mation, call Pat Chavarria at safely dispose of household or delicious hot food from their opportunities in many areas Green Club hss Lawn Bowling tions or concerns related to state hazardous waste and e-waste vendors. The market is located such as the information desk, Lessons each Saturday morn- agencies or issues. (909) 592-4030. FREE at a Countywide House- in the parking lot in the front surgical waiting room, gift ing at the Arcadia County Park. The office hours will be on IRWINDALE hold Hazardous and E-Waste entrance of Westfield shopping shop, etc. 9:30 until noon. Refreshments, Tuesday, August 28, from and you can get out and bowl 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m at the "California At War" Roundup at San Dimas High center. Please call Lucie Frias at 626/ School, 800 West Covina Blvd., 338-7279 or Allison West at for as long as you like. Come Duarte Senior Center, 1610 On Thursday, August 23, at on Saturday, August 25 from Volunteer on over Saturday morning. Huntington Dr. 8:00 p.m. KCET Channel 28 626/9193101 for further infor- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Opportunities COVINA The seniors may be interested will be airing "California At Put everything in a box and Have you thought about do- mation. in the assistance to fill out ho- War". This story is shown how Covina Farmers California participated in World place it in your trunk. The event meowner and renter assistance Market The Friday Night Farmers claim forms among other is- sues. War II and how California con- tributed to our victory in this is quick, easy, free and good for the environment. San Diego Bay Adventure war. Acceptable Hazardous Waste Market in the City of Covina is For additional information DIAMOND BAR — Join the cludes roundtrip transportation, More than 12 World War II items include: Paint, glues, pes- from 5-9 pm. The market is please contact Lerna Kayserian City of Diamond Bar Recreation a harbor tour, and lunch. members of AMVETS Post ticides, oils, solvents, cleansers, held at Civic Center Park, Cit- at (626) 577-9944 or Services as we explore the Please call Diamond Bar Rec- 113, in Irwindale, CA. were in- old medicine, car and household rus Avenue and San Bernardino firstname.lastname@example.org. beautiful sights, exciting stories, reation at 909.839.7070 for terviewed for this show and the batteries, used motor oil and fil- Road. This market now also and remarkable attractions of more information and to regis- interviews have been con- ters, fluorescent light bulbs, etc. includes the Covina Arts and GLENDORA densed to about 5-8 minutes of Acceptable E-Waste items the San Diego Bay! ter. Crafts Association, featuring On Saturday, September 8, many hand-crafted items. Glendora Farmer's the show. include: Computer monitors, 2007, we will be taking a two- DIAMOND BAR Market Remember the date and time: TV's, VCR's, stereos, fax ma- hour harbor cruise that includes TO PLACE YOUR chines, computer keyboards, Battle of the Bands Come join the fun and sup- Thursday, August 23 at 8:00 p.m. on channel 28. The airing cellular phones, etc. wildlife viewing, the Coronado D.B.A. or port the community at the Bay Bridge, the Surface Force DB4YOUTH DB4YOUTH "InAction" will be and Glendora's Farmers Market, may be repeated in September. Pass the word along to family Throwing these items down a sink or storm drain or in the Pacific, and much more. The F.N.S. Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to trash can severely damage the excursion departs from City (Doing Business As or hosting "Battle of the Bands" on and friends and other military Hall at 8 am and returns at 6 Ficticious Name Statement) 9:00 p.m. Vendors are located environment. For more infor- Wednesday, August 29th at veterans and groups. pm. on Glendora Avenue south of Sycamore Canyon Park at 5pm. mation call 1 (888) CLEAN LA Call 626-852-3374 This event will host four local Foothill Boulevard and north of MONROVIA or visit www.lacsd.org. A fee of $69 per person in- Carroll Avenue. Public Diamond Bar high school Summer Art Walks bands, giving way to a variety of musical generas. Bands will restrooms are located in the Glendora Library Lobby. A live The Monrovia Arts Festivals Association and the merchants Movie in the Park On August 29, the San Canyon Park's 2nd band is scheduled each week Dimas Park and Recreation De- perform 20 minute sets and be judged by audience participa- tion. Prizes for first and sec- though the end of September. Don't cook Thursday nights! of Old town Monrovia are once again celebrating the Arts dur- partment presents the movie "Cars". The story follows Annual Biodiversity Fair Come out, have dinner, enjoy ing the 2007 Summer Art Lighting McQueen a hotshot ond place will be handed out. Walks. The Art Walks are free MONROVIA — Local San space. the music, and do a little shop- stock car heading to the big Admission to the event is free events and the last one will take Gabriel Valley non-profit orga- The Biodiversity Fair is a ping at your Farmers Market! race. He gets bogged down in to everyone. Come support place on August 25th. Local nizations, along with environ- great event for the entire fam- There will be a live band every Radiator Springs and learns your local teens and enjoy a artists will inhabit the sidewalks mental, education and conser- ily! Come out and visit with rep- week scheduled through the about true friendship during his memorable evening of enter- of old Town Monrovia's his- vation based groups will pro- resentatives from the Wildlife end of September. stay there in this high speed road Waystation, Opossum and Rep- tainment. For more information toric Myrtle Avenue to show vide hands-on native plants and trip. Pre-movie activities begin about the event or how to par- Organizing Your and sell their wares of draw- at 7:00 p.m. and movie view- wildlife exhibits, games, and tile Societies, Rancho Santa Ana ticipate as a band please call activities at the Biodiversity Fair Botanical Gardens, The Bug Genealogy ings, paintings, sculpture, pho- ing at 7:45. Man and many others. 909.839.7069 or visit tography and hand made crafts. on Saturday, August 25. Fair The Glendora Genealogy Movies in the Park is at Civic www.cityofdiamondbar.com Local merchants will be partici- will be from 10:00a.m. to Due to life wildlife exhibits no Group will hold their monthly Center Park. FREE event for all and look under recreation. pating in the Art Walk event or 2:00p.m. dogs please. meeting on Tuesday, August ages. Don't forget your picnic DUARTE 28, at 7 p.m. in the Elm Room supporting the event as a spon- and your lawn chairs. For more Visitors will be given the op- Parking is $5 per car and fair sor including providing compli- portunity to learn how they can admission is free. State Assemblymem- at the La Fetra Center, 333 E. mentary food and beverages information call (909) 394- volunteer and get involved in For more information call Foothill, Glendora. Lisa ber Mobile Office Schumacher will speak on "Or- for patrons. Live jazz will also 6230. conserving natural resources (626) 256-8282. along with wilderness and open DUARTE The program encourages in- Senior Club is from 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Senior News Red Cross Meals on dividuals of all ages to make being active part of their ev- This social group meets at the Walnut Senior Center. at 2501 East Cortez Street, West Covina. Wheels Program eryday lives. Take the chal- Eligible seniors can receive Meet new people and enjoy Lunch Program ARCADIA continue to be met and/or to a hot lunch and cold dinner lenge, join the stompers at the special savings on Senior Cen- Lunch is served five days a implement additional services Monrovia Community Center! ter parties! Yearly dues of Help In The Home plate delivered each weekday For more info, call (626) 256- week, Monday through Friday, as client's needs change. $10.00 apply. Must be age 60+ from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A Do you need an extra hand by the American Red Cross or 8246 For more information and to join. The Club meets suggested donation of $2.00 around the house? If so, call appointments, call Doris seven frozen meals delivered SAN DIMAS Thursdays from 9:00 am to for those 60 years and older. 574-5130 for a list of poten- once a week by YWCA tial aides to provide house- Brochu at (626) 812- 5179. Intervale Senior Services. For Meals, Lunches, Etc. 9:30 am. Bingo played after Persons under 60 pay $4.00, cleaning, meal preparation, Home Delivered more information on either of At the Senior Citizen/Com- club meeting. handicapped $3.00. laundry, transportation and Meals these programs, please con- munity Center, located at 201 Home Delievered This program is funded in tact the Senior Center at (626) E. Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, part by the Older Americans other assistance, for compen- Meals are delivered to a Chuckwagon Lunch is Meals sation. Some of the aides in Azusa residents age 60+ who 357-3513. Act of 1986 as amended in Walnut Seniors currently served Monday-Friday to in- 1988, Los Angeles County our registry are certified, li- are home-bound. A Hot Meal The Monthly have access to the YWCA/ censed and/or bonded. Upon is delivered by volunteers and dividuals 60 years and over. Area Agency on Aging. Senior Gourmet Reservations are required one Intervale Service Home De- Center is at 2501 E. Cortez completion of an application, staff Monday thru Friday livered Meal Program. They Each month, the City of week to one day in advance, Street. Call (626) 331-5366 for an information package and 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Home deliver frozen meals weekly to Duarte Senior Center hosts by calling (909) 394-6298 be- more information. list of potential hired hands bound residents are served the the homes of disabled, "The Monthly Gourmet." The tween 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sug- Tour of San Antonio will be sent to you. same meals as congregate par- homebound, and isolated se- Center partners with local res- gested donation is $2. Carefree Café ticipants. Initial in-take infor- taurants to provide an evening niors (one nutritious meal per Join this fantastic trip, de- mation will include a statement Chuckwagon frozen meals are parting September 7, 2007. One of the most popular se- meal at the Senior Center. day is provided). Call (626) from your physician, stating a home delivered to eligible se- Tour highlights include The nior programs is the Carefree People have an opportunity to 858-8382 for information. need for the meals. niors. For more information, Alamo, State Capitol, LBJ Li- Café. Low-cost lunches are For more information, Lynda experiment with different res- call (626) 960-3773. Hot WEST COVINA available at the Community brary, Nimitz Museum, George taurant menus while at the lunches are delivered to Big Band Dance Center, Monday through Fri- Prewitt, the Home Delivered Bush Gallery and more! Center. For reservations or homebound residents. For Join your friends at the West day, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 Meal Manager, can be Cost is $1675 per person more info, call (626) 357-3513. more info, call (909) 596-1828. Covina Senior Center on the p.m., for $2.00 per person. En- reached at (626) 812-5204 ext sharing double occupancy; in- 5303. GLENDORA Bingo first and fourth Thursday of cludes roundtrip airfare, 5 night tertainment is provided on se- lect holidays. An advance res- The menu is printed in the Pitch In Dinner Sponsored by the San every month. Enjoy wonder- hotel accommodations, and 10 monthly bulletin, that can be Senior Adults at Glenkirk Dimas Senior Citizen Club ev- ful live band performances and complete meals, driver/guide ervation is required one week requested by calling (626) Church invite all seniors to their ery Tuesday afternoon, Bingo dance the night away or just gratuity, and travel cancellation in advance - please call 574- 812-5204. Pitch In Dinner on the 3rd is held from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. enjoy the music. insurance. Call (626) 964-6925 5130. Reservations can be Cost is $6 per person and made the same day, ONLY if COVINA Tuesday of each month at at the Plummer Community for more info. 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Building, in the San Dimas includes refreshments. Event there are extra lunches avail- Bunco Bash for able. Pitch In a side dish or dessert, Civic Center, 245 E. Bonita Older Adults AZUSA The Covina Parks & Rec- and the rest is provided. Cost is $4. RSVP to 626-914-4833 Avenue. For further informa- tion, call (909) 394-6290. Comprehensive Case Management This program assists frail cli- reation Department, Senior Services Division, hosts Bunco X-134. Program will be pre- sented by Kristi Bertolet and WALNUT Health Coverage ents and their families with one twice a month. Come and join Bob Rice. Nutrition Program as low as $54. or more long-term complex Seniors age 60 and older are problems. Service includes an in the fun and meet new friends. Bunco Bash is pre- MONROVIA invited to join us for lunch 00 per month* in-depth in-home assessment sented the 2nd and 4th Senior Stompers Monday through Thursday. with client, family members, Thursday of each month, 1-3 Walking Group Meals are served at 11:30 am. and support network; develop- ment of a written care plan p.m., Joslyn Center, 815 N. Barranca Avenue, and the fee Watch out, Monrovia! We're putting on our walking There is no charge for the meals but the suggested dona- Call Kirk Warner at (626) 963-3244 with input from client and fam- is $2. New and experienced shoes and heading your way! tion is $2.00. Reservations are ily; implementation of the care players are welcome. There We meet every Friday at required. Meal reservations plan through referrals, service will be prizes and refresh- 9:00a.m. for a half hour senior are accepted weekdays be- 220 S. Glendora Ave. • Glendora, CA 91741 arrangements, meetings with ments. Meet new friends and stretch and then we start walk- tween 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, An Authorized Agend for Blue Cross of California client and family, and case have a great time. For more in- ing! The Monrovia Senior in person or by calling (909) Rate effective March 1, 2007 based on PPO share 3500 (HSA-compatible). Single person age 19-29, area 9: Los Angeles County zip codes beginning with 906-912, 915, 917, 918, 935. Blue conferencing and coordination formation on Bunco, please Stompers are members of the 595-0660. Reservations must Cross of California and BC Life & Heath Insurance Company are independent Licensees of the Blue Cross Association® is a registered mark of the Blue Cross Association. with appropriate services; on- stop by or call the Joslyn Cen- President's Challenge Pro- be made no later than 12:00 LICENSE #0809588 going monitoring and reassess- ter at (626) 966-6378. gram. noon a day in advance. S91101 ment to be sure client's needs The San Gabriel Valley Examiner August 23 - 29, 2007 NEWS S.G.V. EXAMINER B7 Antonovich Calls For We Pay Cash for DVD Movies Housing The majority of the weakness was found in single family starts, down 7.3% mo/mo, Clearing Of Waterways To Recession Grinds On Book Bin down 26% yr/yr. Multi-family Continued from / B4 starts fell 1.6% in July. July building permits also Prevent West Nile Virus LOS ANGELES COUNTY - for fish ponds, decorative pools improve affordability; or 2) new took a bigger dip than antici- To enhance the County's efforts or large horse troughs. Why take a chance at selling those DVDs at a yard household formation has to ab- pated, down 2.8% to an annu- to combat the West Nile Virus, * Wear long sleeved shirts sale or swapmeet? Bring them over to us and get sorb the supply glut. With new alized rate of 1,373,000 units. Los Angeles County Supervisor and pants and use CDC recom- cash on the spot! Effective July 17, we pay $2.50 for demand, inventories would This is the also the lowest level Michael D. Antonovich is re- mended mosquito repellents. DVD’s in their original case and $.50 for DVD’s with clear quickly through the mar- of building permits in 10 years questing the Directors of Pub- * Keep tight fitting screens no original box (must have original labels). ket and positive growth would (since October 1996). Year- lic Health, Public Works, and on doors and windows to keep offer incentive for new supply. over-year permits have fallen WE ALSO SELL USED DVDs, VIDEOS, AUDIO Vector Control clear all County mosquitoes out. Learning from the lessons of 23%. BOOKS, & NEW or USED BOOKS. STOP BY AND waterways that may harbor * Make sure horses are prop- almost two decades ago and Bottom Line: The data says VISIT US OR CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR A mosquito breeding grounds. erly vaccinated. looking at the path of this it all. The housing market COMPLETE LISTING OF OUR BOOKS, VIDEOS & "While the Departments of * Report dead birds and stag- DVDs decade's housing correction shows no signs of a recovery Public Health and Public Works nant pools to 1-877-968-2473 www.book-bin.com thus far, the market faces up to as it continues its 18 month have taken recent action to al- or visit www.westnile.ca.gov. 36 more months of price de- cline and an additional 5% drop slide. Decade lows in both housing starts and building per- leviate potential hazards, it is 626-335-4402 vital that countywide proactive M-F 10-7, Sat 10-6, Closed Sun. No appointment necessary in levels before hopes of bot- mits on the heels of a 16 - year, measures are taken to eliminate Corner of Foothill & Grand in the Vons/Long’s Shopping Center toming out. all-time low in the NAHB Index mosquito breeding sites," said However, taking into account reported suggests builders agree Antonovich. the added obstacles of today's there is no relief in sight. The In the last two years, West Haircuts $10 market, the risk to that forecast market remains saturated with Nile virus has killed 25 people is either a longer and/or more inventory; prices continue to in California and sickened severe price decline. The speed decline and demand remains nearly 1,200 others. of this is going to be tortuous extremely weak; homebuilders (Flat Tops $2.00 extra To reduce the potential threat Razor Fades $2.00 extra) with no hope of a quick fix out- will remain reluctant to initiate of West Nile at home: WE SHAVE AROUND side of Fed action. The hous- any new construction until * Eliminate standing water - THE EARS WITH A ing market struggles to move signs of a recovery are evident. STRAIGHT RAZOR AND Empty containers and keep WARM LATHER AND through more than double the SHOP GLENDORA FIRST FINISH WITH A 626-444-7167 626-452-0742 pools and spas chlorinated. inventory this time around - in- - THIS IS THE TIME OUR REFRESHING TONIC! * Set sprinklers to allow the ventory that is increasing with MERCHANTS NEED US ground to dry completely be- rising defaults. As of yet, no one I welcome your questions and fore the next cycle. Azusa/Glendora is talking about the entire mort- comments: * Get mosquito-eating fish 1159 E. Alosta Ave., gage sector becoming "toxic" email@example.com. Azusa, CA 91702 for lenders, but lending criteria (Inside Stater Bros. certainly are not getting easier Shopping Center Trust long run. at Barranca and Alosta) any time soon. In the meantime, the Fed William K. 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