Independent Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA) 14 Mar 1965, page 57
Limousine Line a A new passenger service by limousine to and Long Beach Airport is proposed by an Orange San operator. Robert W. Bidle, in an application to be, heard April 12 by the Bureau of Franchises. Tree Planting for Salvation ArmyThurs. : : A tree planting ceremony at 10-JO a-m. Thursday near the Flycasting Pool at Reo ! reation Park will mark "com mencement of the second i hundred years of the Salva' tion Army service." Mrs. Gus Walker, member of the Salvation Army Advisory board, is in charge of ; arrangements. . i : City officials are planning i to participate in the event. Â· Wallace Arntzen, chairman [ of the organization's Centen- j'.'_nial Year Observance Com- !^-mittee, said a series of events iv^wiH be held including public Â«C information luncheon meet- Â·Â·'trigs at the new Salvation Community Center on Biddle is seeking permits 'or scheduled sen-ice between the airport and downtown Long Beach and"also between the airport and terminals in Anaheim and Newport Beach. He has requested a further permit authorizing for-hire limousine sen-ice, not re- stricted to the airport route or to schedules, at $9 an plus 25 cents a mile. Under an obsolete 1942 ordinance, the maximum that may be charged for such ervice is $4 an hour.' City :ountilmen h a v e ordered ireparation of an ordinance Â·epealing the limit. The bureau will take up y Spring Street '*-Â· Displays will be set up by the question of rates for airport routes at the hearing next month. Bidle now operates an Orange County Airport passenger service. He said he is not asking a monopoly taxicabs now serving Beach Airport.