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Californian OBITUARIESLOCAL 2CFRIDAY, March 15,2002 we remember Indefinate moritorium OBITUARIES Gerald Dan'JD" June 19, 1926, to March 1,2002 JD was a member of Alcoholics on longline fishing recommended by feds Anonymous SALINAS Nathan Joel 'Buddy' Perez Nathan Joel "Buddy" Perez, 14, of Salinas, died Tuesday, March CARMEL VALLEY Johannes W. 'Hans' Probstmeyer Johannes W. "Hans" Probstmeyer, 74, of Carmel Valley, died Monday, March and The Alano tt Club ot balinas br tor more man a years. He was one of the kind 11, 2002, at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula following a lengthy 12, 2002, in Salinas following a shooting. He was born Sept.

21, 1987, in Salinas and was a lifelong resident. He was an eighth-grade illness. if est and caring people we had in our fellowship. He spent his life in sobriety helping others. He always had time to listen He was born THE BIG QUESTION The Californian's Web site,, features "The Big Question," an informal reader poll.

A new question is introduced each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. WEDNESDAY'S QUESTION: If a serious crime was committed in your neighborhood, would your neighbors call the police? As of 9 p.m. Thursday, 75 votes had been tallied.The results: Yes 75 percent No 11.8 percent I am not sure 1 3.2 percent Gerald Dan 'JD' student at El in Helgoland, Rfesi Germany, and moved to Monterey County in 1957. He completed his jour Nathan Joel 'Buddy' Perez School. Survivors: Parents, Joel and Leticia Perez of Johannes W.

'Hans' Probstmeyer and he loved to play cribbage with his friends, and we will miss his presence at our club. With all our love, we'll miss line fishing 25 miles off shore. The pending moratorium would be the first by one of the eight regional councils that manage fishing in U.S. coastal waters. The council's plan, expected to receive final consideration in November, would have to be approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Conservation and sport fishing groups want an outright ban on longlining. However, council members voted Thursday for a moratorium instead, with possible re-evaluation if researchers find ways to reduce the snagging of unintended fish, birds and turtles. The pending plan also would close a loophole that lets West Coast-based longliners fish in restricted areas off Hawaii. Thursday's vote "keeps the door open for longlining," said David Wilmot, director of the Ocean Wildlife Campaign made up of six national conservation organizations. "There's a lot of time now for mischief to occur." By Don Thompson The Associated Press SACRAMENTO A federal fisheries council recommended an indefinite moratorium Thursday on the use of long-lines off the entire West Coast.

A typical longline boat lays thousands of baited hooks over miles of ocean to catch tuna and swordfish. Environmental and recreational fishing organizations, along with federal regulators, say the practice frequently catches turtles, sea birds, marine mammals and protected fish. But they worry Thursday's action by the Pacific Fishery Management Council may one day open the door to a commercial fishing industry proposal to let 10 boats experiment with longline fishing within West Coast waters. The council regulates the ocean from three to 200 miles off California, Oregon and Washington. California and Washington ban longline fishing, while Oregon is experimenting with long- you neyman training in carpentry following World War All your friends II and his woodwork can be seen in many Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m.

Saturday at Alano Club, 37 Central Salinas. Timothy B. Millington July 2, 1949, to March 15, 2001 Big Tim Champion, It's been one year today and I can't begin to describe how HEUCK Conviction stands much I miss you and need you. This hurt is never going to go away. We love you so much.

You were such a good husband and father. I did pick the best. You spoiled us LOCAL CALENDAR TODAY SALINAS WOMAN'S CLUB, 1:30 p.m., National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main Salinas. Elizabeth and Richard Barnett present slide show "The Historic River Road." 424-9542. SAT.

316 CAMPAIGN FOR PUBLIC DISCLOSURE, 1 p.m., Longfellow Arts and Technology Middle School, 1 500 Derby Berkeley. Dr. Steven Greer, director of the Disclosure Project, speaker. $10 at door. Tickets: www.disclosureproject.orgeventsh tm.

SAT. 316 AMERICANA HOE-DOWN, 5:30 p.m., Sherwood Hall, 940 N. Main Salinas. Dinner, dance and livesilent auction for the Spreckels Union Educational Foundation. $45 at door.

Informationtickets: Jill Kramm, 455-2453 or Crystal Foster, 455-9441. SAT. 316 BLAST FROM THE PAST, 6 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1 1 1 Monterey Salinas. No-host cocktails 6-8 steak dinner p.m., dancing 8 p.m. to midnight with music of the 1970s and 1980s.

Dress to impress. Donation: 757-7800. SUN. 31 7 FREE ST. PATRICK'S DAY EVENT, 2-5 p.m., Zeph's One Stop, 1366 S.

Main Salinas. For family and friends, music by The Eldredge and Rossi Band, food and drinks available for purchase. Entertainment free. 455-0200. homes on the Monterey Peninsula.

His greatest challenge was making furniture and building stairways. He was first employed with George Dietl, general contractor, after arriving from Germany and worked with Jack J. Miller, general contractor, at the time of his retirement in 1989. He enjoyed raising animals and growing vegetables in his garden as well as visiting with his grandchildren and friends and sharing memories of his youth in Germany. Military service: German Army during World War II.

Survivors: Wife, Carol Probstmeyer of Carmel Valley; daughter, Christa Probstmeyer of Carmel Valley; sisters, Marget Merkel of Berlin and Gertrude Thiele of Kiel, Germany; granddaughters, Katie Munoz, Carie Munoz and Rebecca Probstmeyer; and one great-granddaughter. Visitation: 9 a.m. to noon today, March 15, at The Paul Mortuary, 390 Lighthouse Pacific Grove. Burial: 2 p.m. today, March 15, at Mission Memorial Park, 1915 Ord Grove Seaside.

Memorials: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey County. LOS BANOS Salinas; sisters, Esther Deanda of Sacramento, and Chrystel Blanco, Jannele Perez, Hannah Perez and Camary Perez, all of Salinas; grandparents, Emilio Perez and Raquel Nava, both of Salinas; and one nephew. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at White-hurst Muller Funeral Service, East Alisal and Pajaro streets, Salinas, and 2 p.m.

through evening Sunday, March 17, at Temple Philadelphia, Pajaro Street, Salinas. Services: Evening service 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the church. Services 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, at the church.

Burial: Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 768 Abbott Salinas. Memorials: Temple Philadelphia, Pajaro Street, Salinas 93901. SALINAS Guy Muldavin Guy Muldavin, 78, of Salinas, died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Santa Fe, N.M., and lived in Salinas for 22 years.

He was a buyer with Bullocks and an artist, actor and poet. Survivors: Wife, Phyllis Muldavin of Salinas; and sister, Joan Towers of Salinas. Services: Private services to be held at a later date. Memorials: Visiting Nurse Associate Hospice of the Central Coast, 957A Blanco Circle, Salinas 93901. Cremation: Healey Crematory 405 N.

Sanborn Road, Timothy B. Millington both rotten. You just gave and Heuck told him he pushed his wife and her two dogs off the cliff because he would lose half his pension in a divorce and wouldn't be able to go back with his stepdaughter. In his appeal, Heuck said the trial court shouldn't have allowed Harris' testimony about his wife's comments because they were hearsay. The appeals court said the testimony not only was admissible, but all the evidence against Heuck was overwhelming.

"Any error in admitting this evidence was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt," the court said. From Page 1 Heuck told Harris, the couple's Oceano neighbor, that her husband had invited her to Big Sur for dinner, but that she was "extremely nervous" and scared to go. Heuck told authorities his wife accidentally fell off a cliff at Gamboa Point around sunset, after they had dined in San Simeon and driven up the coast. Prosecutors contended Heuck pushed his wife off the cliff in order to resume an on-again, off-again affair with his stepdaughter. At the trial, a jail inmate said BORONDA Work unfinished From Page 1C had to wait for the soil to dry enough to work with.

"We tried a few different things," he said, "like trying to scarify (the ground), which is opening it up and letting it dry. We also tried to dig out wet areas down to the hardpan. We dug the topsoils down to about 18 inches." The hardpan is a layer of clay beneath topsoil where rainfall collects. "(The problem) was mostly on the track and on some of the asphalt play areas," Yates said, "because we needed compaction on those areas." and classroom areas, which is often distracting to teachers and students. Needing to create an activity room to make up for lost playground space.

Wal-Mart in Westridge donated about $400 worth of board games to the school. Losing balls over the fence. Most frustrating of all, Salazar said, was having work at a standstill in early February when skies were sunny and temperatures neared record highs. Yates said the weather was deceiving. Construction crews CARMEL VALLEY Albert Ordway Miller Albert Ordway Miller, 89, of Monterey, died Tuesday, March 5, gave and gave, even during your last few days.

It was like watching an angel die. I'm not looking to being alone on May 2nd, which would've been our 25th wedding anniversary. This isn't the way it was suppose to be. We really had a good life together, it just wasn't even long enough. We need you to take care of us.

We need you for everything! Always your loving wife and son, Linda and Trevor Millington Oakland gets grant for new rail station The Associated Press OAKLAND The state transportation commission unanimously has approved more than $4 million in state grant funds for an intercity rail station at the Oakland Coliseum. The new station will be adjacent to the Coliseum Bay Area Rapid Transit station and will be served by Amtrak's popular Capitol Corridor train service. This will allow Amtrak passengers to connect with AC Transit bus service, BART's light rail network and the Air-BART shuttle to Oakland International Airport. The new train stop also will give residents from Sacramento to San Jose greater access to Oakland's professional sport teams, a concert arena and the airport. "The more we discover how convenient it is to take the train to events at the Coliseum the less we'll suffer the headache of battling traffic congestion," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown said in a statement.

HATS Return to campus PUBLIC MEETINGS TODAY SANTA CRUZ COUNTY ZONING ADMINISTRATOR, 8:30 and 10 a.m., Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Government Center, 701 Ocean St, room 525, Santa Cruz. 454-2580. TODAY MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 9 a.m., district conference room, 5 Harris Court, Building Monterey. 658-5600, TODAY PUBLIC AUTHORITY FOR IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE, 3 p.m, 128 E.


Alisal Salinas. MON. 318 MONTEREY-SALINAS TRANSIT BOARD, 10 a MST conference room, 1 Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey. 424-7695. MON.

318 TRANSPORTATION AGENCY FOR MONTEREY COUNTY RAIL POLICY COMMITTEE, 3:45 p.m., TAMC conference room, 55-B Plaza Circle, Salinas. 755-0903, MON. 318 MONTEREY COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION, 4-5 p.m., Pajaro Community Center, 29 Bishop Pajaro. 755-8492 or 796-3584 MON. 318 MONTEREY COUNTY HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 6-8 p.m., East Wing Conference Room, 240 Church Salinas.

786-1 350. MON. 31 8 GONZALES CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, joint meeting, 6 p.m., City Council Chambers, 117 Fourth Gonzales. 675-5000. MON.

31 8 MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT BOARD, 7 p.m., Monterey City Council Chambers, Pacific and Madison, Monterey. 658-5600, To publish information on government and other agency meetings, send agendas to The Californian newsroom, 1 23 W. Alisal Salinas 93901 or by fax at 754-4293, or by e-mail to 2002, at Carmel Convalescent. He was born Aug.

7, 1912, in Monterey and was a lifelong resident. He was a general contractor for 35 years. He was a lifetime hunter at Salinas Duck Club and sponsor of Ducks Unlimited. He Albert Ordway Miller Lillian Soares Lillian Soares, 79, of Los Banos, died of natural causes Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Westside Elderly Care III in Los Banos. She was born Jan.

18, 1923, in Gonzales and lived in Los Banos for 35 years. She worked at Los Banos Hardware and J.C. Penney Co. for many years. Survivors: Husband of 53 years, William J.

Soares of Los Banos; children, Tiffany (Greg) Benton of Hawaii and Tanis Aragona, Thais (Ronnie) Duni and Dr. Trajan "Tag" (An dree) Soares, all of Los Banos; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Rosary: 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Los Banos.

Mass: Memorial Mass following at the church. Burial: 130 p.m. Friday, March 22, at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella. Memorials: Nancy Hinds Hospice of the Central Coast, P.O. Box 2750, Monterey 93940, P.O.

Box 763, Merced 95341; Arthritis Foundation, 3040 Explorer Drive, Suite 1, Sacramento 95827; or Our Lady of Fatima School, 1625 Center Los Banos 93635. Arrangements: Whitehurst Funeral Chapel, Los Banos. Shirley Scott, jazz organist, dies at 67 Los Angeles Times Shirley Scott, one of the few women in jazz to fashion a successful career on the Hammond organ, died Sunday in Philadelphia. She was 67. Scott, in failing health in recent years with a series of problems brought about by the use of the diet drug fen-phen, died at Presbyterian Hospital of heart failure.

In 2000, a Philadelphia jury awarded her $8 million after she sued the drug's manufacturer and a local physician who had prescribed the medication. Bedridden over the last year, she had been unable to play the organ. trict can wear hats. "In rainy weather, our students put hoods over their heads and that's fine," he said. Students and faculty members at the district's 10 middle and high schools are still awaiting the official word on the new district policy.

"We've been watching it and discussing it," said Everett Alvarez High School Principal Joe Rice, who expects to make a student announcement about hats soon. "It's not going to change a lot," Rice said. "We'll still determine what's appropriate for students, and we don't really have a problem with gang-related attire here." From Page 1 influence was widely visible at Salinas-area schools in the early 1990s. Although the state amended the code to let students protect themselves from the sun, districts also have leeway to allow hats for other reasons. "It refers to sun-protective clothing, but certainly a district can allow students to wear hats in cold weather," said Roger Wolfertz, deputy general counsel for the California Department of Education.

"This is a mandate. Each site shall allow this to occur, but there's room for the district to set their own policy." Anton said common sense, and not a litany of special rules and conditions, will serve as the guiding principle for how students in the Salinas Union dis attended Monterey High School and Hartnell College. Memberships: Elks Lodge board of trustees. Survivors: Wile, Norma Miller of Carmel Valley; sons, Alan Miller of Salinas and Michael Miller of Muir Beach; stepson. Rocky Maguire of Carmel; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services: Memorial gathering 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Elks Club. Memorials: Ducks Unlimited. Cremation: The Paul Mortuary, 390 Lighthouse Pacific Grove. Donald Duck artist dies The Associated Press SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO William Berg, who wrote and sketched many Donald Duck cartoons, including an Oscar-nominated short, during his 50 years as a Walt Disney Studios artist, has died.

He was 84. Berg died March 2 in San Juan Capistrano alter a battle with pneumonia. "On the Links" column from Bruce Lewis. WAGG IN' TAILS (He'll take care of the other Top 10 Things To Do When Selling Your Home: 1. Call Gary DeCarli UWMT ueuwu Today in Sports Californian Californian TELL US WHAT YOU THINK (Please feel free to attach on additional sheet of paper with more comments Did a story, headline or other element of today's news cause you concern? Shelters Salinas Animal Shelter, 144 Hitch cock Road.

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. For information, call 758-7285. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Highway 68 across from Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. Hours: 1 1 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday through Friday and 1 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Adoption fees are $60 for dogs and $50 for cats and include initial vaccinations, microchip, SPCA ID tag, spay neuter surgery and other extras. License fees are extra.

For information, call 422-4721 or Monterey County Animal Shelter, 2840 Fifth Marina (former Fort Ord). Hours: Monday through Saturday, noon to 5:30 p.m. For information, call 384-1396 Marina Animal Shelter, 3040 Lake Drive, Marina. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday through Friday. 384-2528, WAGGIN' TAILS is a public service column intended for the free exchange, not the sale, of animals. Notice may be placed free for one publication by calling 754 4229. items for animals also appear in the classifieds section. I Did you see a mistake in today's newspaper? PHOTOGRAPHY Richard Green Chief photographer 754-4285 Dorian Hanner Photographer 754-4285 SPORTS Joey Delgado Sports editor 754-4225 FEATURES Sierra Rendon Features editor 754-4266 Kelly Nix Police, courts 754-4271 Dave Nordstrand Features, health ext.

364 Larry Parsons County government J. Michael Rivera Education 7544230 Vinnee Tong City of Salinas 754 4228 Rachel Zentz Calendars, obituaries 754-4229 LOCAL NEWS EDITORS Michelle Maitre Assistant city editor 754-4279 mma LOCAL NEWS REPORTERS Glenn Cravens South county, video games 754-4283 Brian Gaylord Business news editor 754-4278 I Do you have a story idea? Are there issues, trends, people or situations in your community we should cover? Scott Faust, managing editor The Californian, P.O. Box 81 091 Salinas, CA 93912 Phone: (831) 754-4226 Fax: (831) 754-4293 E-mail:

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