Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 17, 2004 · Page 16
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 16

Ukiah, California
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Wednesday, March 17, 2004
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16 - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2004 WEATHER THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL 3-DAY r OUTCAST SUN AND MOON REGIONAL WEATHER CALIFORNIA CITIES Sunset tonight............ 6:22 p.m Moonset today 3:02 p.m Sunny and warm Mar. 20 Mar. 28 Apr. 5 Apr. 11 Uklah through 2 p.m. Tuesday Temperature THURSDAY Normal low .................................... 41 ~ ~ ~ Sunny to partly cloudy; not as warm. Record low ...................... 26° in 1917 Precipitation iJSii^unnniriirgJsitfn.".''"".' * °' 17 " Season to date 31.42" mtweasimwsmmmmMt Normal season to date 33.01 All forecasts and maps provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2004 Mostly sunny and warm. Today HI/Lo/W Thu. Hi/Lo/W WBWKffT Antioch Atascadero Barstow fflJW Bishop Burbank CaBfdrWaCfty Carpinteria 81/48/S 78K2R5 84/46/s wsm 88/57/S 66/5WT 81/36/s 75/48/S 80/44/s City Mflpl Needles oawsrsa Ontario Today HIA.O/W Thu. Hi/Lo/W 90/58/S TSW* 85/56/s 92/59/s 81/54/s 90/58/s 6274876 80/38/S 95/5778 79/54/c Oxnard pafflSp Pasadena 68/52/C 68/51/C Potter Valley m&m Riverside 67/52/c 9WW 81/56/c 8»5Si 82/45/S 81/56/c 7S8W 66/53/pc 80/55/s 71/43/s Chico 82/50/s Death Valley nsinfsr'"" ~ Encinitas Eureka Fresno GKIroy Indio Hollywood Lake Arrowhead Lodi Long Beach Los Artfleles Mammoth Marysvtlle Modesto Monterey Morro Bay 94/59/S 8WS7M 70/54/c 79/50/C 59/44/pc 61/47/S 84/54/s 8B/46/S 96/56/s 78/58/c 82/57/c 70798/1 82/47/S 70/48/d 76/57/c 77/S8/C 71/28/S 84/48/3 81/48/S 82V67/8 77/49/s 70/51/s 76/48/S 55/41/jSc 94/61 /s 68/54/c 77/52/c 58/41 /po 58/44/pc 84/52/s 83/45/s 96/56/S 74VS6/C 78/57/C ro/42/a 78/46/S 6S/46AS 75/58/c 75/58/c 70/27/s 77/49/s 78/47/s 82/57/c 65/47/S 66/49/s Salinas S. San Diego Safl Fernando San Francisco San Luis Obispo San Rafael Santa Ana Santa Barbara Santa Cruz Santa Monica Santa Rosa S/LakeTahoe Stockton Tahoe Valley Torrance Vacavflle Vallelo VanNuys Visalia WllMs Yosomite Valley Yreka 86/54/s 82/48/s 80/50/s 86/55/1 69/57/c 85/54/S 78/52/s 81/51/T 79/48/S 77/48M 75/56/C 69/52/C 78/50/s 69/56/0 83/44/s 62730/s 82/46/S 83/55/s 71/48/s BITSSr 67/59/c 68/51 /s 7474§/t 75/45/c 71/56/c 6652/pc 67/48/s 78/43/s 75/58/c 84/45/s 79/46/S 83/54/s 84/52/s 82/43/s 73/36/s 78/45/S 68/907J 71/59/c 78/47/s 72/44/s 83/49/S 71/42/s 75/36/S 65735/pe ' Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r- rain, sf-snow flumes, sn-snow, l-ice. Lake Mendoclno - Lake level: 743.50 feet; Storage: 78,573 acre-feet (Maximum storage 122,500 acre-feet) Inflow: 236 cfs Outflow: 230 cfs * Air quality - Ozone: .036 ppm (State standard .090 ppm) Carbon monoxide: .65 ppm (20.0 ppm) Nitrogen dioxide: .021 ppm (.25 ppm) ro-Down & Zero 'Payment -till September 'O4 (O.A.C.) S, State St, UWah 1892-2004 Solutions •" < Continued from Page 1 pants live law-abiding lives by getting treatment they would not be able to get in a prison cfcll, said county Superior Court Judge Eric Labowitz, who reviews defendants in the Mental Health Court program. '< "The defendants coming into the criminal justice system now have a support system where they can get attention for mental health and drug problems," Labowitz said. Beneficiaries have changed their lifestyles as a result of the program, securing housing and jobs, leaving violent relationships, enrolling in community college and living drug abuse free lives, said Dianne Marshall, therapeutic courts administrator with the Mendocino County Superior Court. Because the program lasts 18 months, the county has stopped admitting new participants for the past few months in anticipation of grant exhaustion. One hope is a grant application with the U.S. Department of Justice. "We're just looking for anything we can," Marshall said. Several agencies facilitate the program with nonmonetary contributions. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs' Consolidated Tribal Health in Calpella participates. Multiple county agencies invest staff time, including Probation and Mental Health departments and the Alcohol and Other Drugs program. But seeking funding from the county may be impossible at this time. "The dust needs to settle on a lot of county budgetary issues before we could broach that subject," Marshall said. While the Probation Department regularly monitors offenders, the program has allowed the department to supervise mentally ill people much more closely, and therefore more effectively, said Jean Glentzer, probation officer and case manager for Solutions. "It's given us a chance to work with people who really shouldn't be in the criminal justice system in the first place," Glentzer said. "There's just so many mentally ill people slipping through the cracks." Solutions services include mental health and substance abuse counseling, assistance with navigating the court system and applying for benefits like Medi-Cal and finding food and housing. "It gave them that extra little push of an incentive to stick with, their treatment program," said Mental Health director Beth Martinez. 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