Independent from Long Beach, California on October 15, 1977 · Page 3
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n tttth, Qlil,, s»l, pel. l, it?7 INDEPENDENT, PRESS-TELEGRAM--A-3 ction line P.O. Box 230 Lons Beach, Calif. 90844 New law gives state's elderly deferment on property taxes · , ; Action Line is your service, solving your problems, 'getting your answers, catting red tape and standing up '/or your rights. To get action, write Action Line, Box '2,30, Long Beach, Calif. 90844. Questions are selected lor th,tir general interest and helpfulness. Please, do not send original documents you want returned. :';."·' Shattered In Augiisl (he Glass Center of California Inc.. 2013 K. Carson St., replaced a tailgate glass in the roar window of my 1D72 Dodge station wagon for $82.31. I-'lvc IllaVs later, in the course of normal use, it broke. I contacted the Glass Center immediately and was told ilncy offer no guarantee on their work or materials. · \ I- But when 1 had another window installed by a ·liiltcrcnl f i r m , I was told that Ihc glass bad been ; improperly installed by Glass Center. Can Action Line, [help me get sonic adjustment from Glass Center? it.T.K., Long Beach. '. ) "» No. Uud Clctt. owner of the company, said their I workmanship is guaranteed b u t t h e w i n d o w was .properly installed and no one can guarantee temporal ,fjlass. "II can break any lime, [or any reason, at any · temperature." lie told Action Line. "I've had tempered break in my hands as I was carrying it. Arid once broken, (here i? no way to toll how it was installed. it shatters into a million little pieces." I } r . A spokesman tor the glass company which installed Ihc second pane of glass agreed that the tempered glass can shatter for no apparent reason, lie added, however, t h a t when be installed your window, he was unable in find one spring clip, which keeps the glass in the center ; 'ol Ihe track as it slides up and down. It lln first pane I had been installed without that clip, be said, Ihe window j could have broken more easily. · . Clctt. however, denied t h a t a missing clip could ; have caused the window to break. "I have bad in i n s t a l l i windows without those clips because auto dealers some| limes don't have them." be said. ·; Paint job ] ', ; Karl Scheib appears weekly on TV and says "I'll ' - p a i n t any car any color for S19.!)5. In by S. out by 5." '· i However, when i phoned his shop on East A n a h e i m 5 , Street to arrange to have my Ford changed f r o m ' r e d to · while, I was told it would cost Sfijl.95 and it would lake l , \vio days. Is Earl Scheih not living up to bis ads? .' A.V.A.j.ongBeach. The Earl Scheib commercials have not used the words "any color" for several years, said Esther Safier. advertising director for Karl Scheib headquarters in Los Angeles. She said it still is t r u e t h a t they can paint any car for SI9.05. bill the color you wanl il painted may raise the price. Joe Hitler, manager of t h e Anaheim Street barl Scheib paiul shop, said different colors of painl are more expensive t h a n others, ami some color changes require more time (linn others. To cover your red car with white, he said, would require at least two coals o( p a i n t , w i l h drying time in between. "There is no way we could do t h a t in one day." Petition I have a 20-year-old son who just arrived here from the Philippines, lie was just six months old when 1 was naturalized as an American citizen. Could I petition now to have him naturalized? 1 was told he has to live here for five years before I could file the petition. C.A., Long licach. The requirements vary depending on the circum- ' stances of (be case. If, before your son was born, you lived in the United States for at least 10 years, five of which were after your 141h b i r t h d a y , be would he .considered a U.S. citizen at b i r t h . If you mcel this requirement, you can apply now on his behalf for a certificate of citizenship at the Immigration and N a t u - ralization Service, 300 N. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles. If you don't meet this requirement, but your son was i i d m i l i v d lo Ihe United States as a permanent resident, be still can get his U.S. citizenship, but he must live here for five years before he applies. If your son doesn't come under either category and hi- is here on a tourist visa, he f i r s t will have to get a standard visa In get permanent resident status and then live years bier, citizenship. As a citizen, you can apply now on bis Irebalf for a standard visa, and he will have a higher priority in getting one. Only so m a n y visas are allotted a n n u a l l y for each country! and there are many more applicants (ban there are visas. If he's here on a tourist v i s a , your son may not be able lo gel a standard visa even wilh his priority s t a t u s before bis tourist visa expires, and he would have to r e t u r n lo the Philippines anil wait there for his visa application to be. approved. If your son is single, he gels lirst priority visa status; if he's m a r r i e d , he'll get fourth priority and have to wait lunger for a visa. .-t.ssorJ.Krd Press If you're an elderly person on a fixed income, and properly taxes arc killing you, here's a way oul. A recently passed law allows low- and medium-income homeowners aged 62 or over to defer all or part of their properly tax bills, beginning with the payment due Ui'C. 10 or thereafter. The measure by A s s e m b l y m a n !·'red Chel. D-Ijjng' Beach, sets down llic following requirements lor those seeking deferrals: --Claimants must be 62 or older as of last Dec. 31. In the case of a married couple, only one spouse must be G2 or older. --Claimants m u s t o w n a n d occupy their homes at the t i m e of f i l i n f i and must h a v e at least a 20 percent equity in t h e property. Equity is the difference between what 'you owe on your mortgage and the assessed value of your home. If your home is worth $50.000 and you owe $20,000 on your home loan, your equity is $30,000. --Claimants must have a combined household income of $20,000 ur less. They also must h a v e taken h o m e o w n e r s ' l a x exemptions, w h i c h exclude '$1,750 of t h e assessed value from taxation. This last requirement is to prevent landlords from seeking tax deferral on their r e n t a l property. Property laxcs for those wlio quality will he deferred until they .sell their homes or otherwise cease ID occupy them. In the case of a death, the properly laxcs, plus 7 percent interest, will be collected from the estate. In the case of a sale or move, claimants will be assessed for the amount of the lax deferred, plus 7 percent interest. The intent, of the law is to allow elderly homeowners on f i x e d incomes to lake advantage of the increased v a l u e of their homes without having to sell or Iwrrow from a bank or loan company. Although claimants eventually must pay the taxes, wilh interest, they pay significantly less in interest (ban they would by laking out a second mortgage. Application forms are available at the local offices of assemblymen or from the Franchise Tax Board. Victims of molesting hunted liy Al Murrell Staff Writer A freelance cartoonist who has worked as a park leader and school playground director was arraigned in Long Beach Municipal Court Friday on a felony charge that be molested a 10-year-old Downey girl. Long Beach police vice Sgt. C.S. Roberson said he is looking for any Southland residents who Ihirtk Ihcir children may have had contact with cither the defendant or a Long Ueach man and his girlfriend who arc f a c i n g trial on s i m i l a r charges. John Robert Duncan. 33. of 5720 Clara St., Bell Gardens, was ar- r a i g n e d o n t h e child-molesting charge before Judge J. Merrill Lilley. who allowed Duncan to remain free on $7.500 bail and scheduled a preliminary hearing Oct. 27. Roberson said Duncan has b*!cn associated w i t h numerous youth organizations throughout (he Southland, including Boys Clubs. Ihe VMCA. and various sports learns. Duncan also worked for the Los Angeles City School District as a playground director and as a p a r k leader for Ihc Los Angeles City- Parks and Recreation D e p a r t m e n t , lUilxrsonsaid. Roberson said Duncan was arrested as a resull of an investigation that led to the apprehension of Michael John McGill, 26. of 127 lihea Avc.. and Jaynec Sue O'Ncil, 25. of -130 Rhea Avc. McGill. a former bus driver for a private Long Beach school, and O'Noil were bound over (or trial Thursday on a felony charge t h a t they molested a 12-year-old boy who had been a student at the school. Robcrson s a i d v i c e officers found numerous pornographic pictures of children at McGill's home and they plan lo seek additional charges against the three defendants if they arc able to identify the v i c t i m s . SATURDAY INDEPENDENT PRESS-TELEGRAM PuWiltad »«Ur br Twin Co«l HtvmiKrt, Inc.. i4 Piw Avenue. Lang Beich, CA TM44. Silurdar, OcUSer 15,1!" Vol. 11, No. U Phone U] 11(1 rircili!ln41H17l cijinltd m-tnt Stand Clill Polli3t F"l l -a Jl Lons Btacb, fl. 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Come in now and save as never before SS^Ja^W by Sealy, Simmons and Kfng Koil; Sofabeds by Michael-Kaye, Elite, and Ca Custom; Recliner Chairs by La-Z-Boy," Barcalounger, and Stratolounger ^j HANDSOME SOFAS OPEN INTO EXTRA GUEST ROOMS AT NIGHT Featuring Wear Dated" Fabrics by Monsanto with full 2 year warranty. Here's quality performance plus values Tt ]? se beautiful sofas double as guest rooms when they open to oueen size beds. Each sofa is covered in Wear Dated - Acrilan^ acrylic fabric, warranted for ;' two full years normal wear, repair or replacement by Monsanto. Select any sleeper/sofa illustrated and take advantage of this spectacular value. Your choice of any Queen Sleeper Regular 629.95 SALE A Deep channel back and arms with 2 matching throw pillows. ' Lustily covered in Acrilan' velvet for elegant good looks. 'R Loose pillow back comforl in a patchwork print velvet of ' Acrilan' acrylic. A contemporary sfyle to enhance any home. 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