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Plane wreckage found in wilderness area Twenty searchers from the sheriff's department, San Bernardino Search and Rescue team and coroner's office, including two sheriff's helicopter crews, were continuing to look this morning for two of four victims of a six- month-old plane crash near San Bernardino Peak in the San Gorgonio Wilderness, about 16 air miles northeast of Redlands. The wreckage of the single- engine Bellanca 230, believed to be carrying four Santa Barbara residents who were on a mercy mission to Mexico Feb. 6, was spotted yesterday by a Forest Service helicopter crew on a slope at about 8,500 feet between Sail Bernardino and Shields peaks. A sheriff's helicopter team was dispatched later and dropped an observer to the ground, who reported finding two bodies, apparently those of a man and a woman. The observer was withdrawn from the rugged terrain at nightfall. The search for two other passengers was resumed about 8 a.m. today and was concentrating in an area that is three to four miles east- southeast of Camp Angelus, according to a spokesman for the sheriff's department. Neither body found in the wreckage had been identified by noon today. The plane was believed to have carried Gregory Ramallo, 49, of Santa Barbara, the pilot; and passengers Richard Vargas, Royce Ewing and his wife, SaUy. Shortly after the discovery was made, officials at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, which serves as the headquarters for air. searches, notified authori­ ties here that the craft was believed to be the same one that disappeared last Feb. 6 with four Santa Barbara residents aboard. A massive air and ground search was launched at the time. Some cut last year Adult ByBETTYEW^LLS Some adult education programs cancelled last year when the governor imposed a 5 per cent limit on growth may be restwed this year, if they do not duplicate programs offered by other area educational institutions. The cap was removed with the passage of Senate Bill 1641, which establishes a new budgeting procedure for adult education programs that separates them entirely from general fund budgets of school districts. That means that local school districts will not have to limit the number of students or classes offered because of restrictions in state funding, according to Robert G. Campbell, assistant superintendent in charge of instruction for the Redlands Unified School Districts. The new budgeting procedure, which separates adult education monies from the general fund, will put an end to the practice in some scbod districts of using adult education monies for general fund expenditures and vice versa, be said. It also means that every

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  1. Redlands Daily Facts,
  2. 29 Jul 1976, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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