Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 6, 1971 · 13
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 13

Oakland, California
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Sunday, June 6, 1971
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I wr ipn ' m mv y- 9 -, f . ' S r -v h , .-'J -vr;y A'i- V'V - 'X i sj; -,., C f' ,v v V e v i , X, THE , S U N DAY TRIBUNE rl'NDAY, JUNE 6, 1971 13 -i-" ; .' I 1 I If I eirvice By LEONARD BLAIKIE Tribune Staff Writer ,x 4 - 1 ' ' - x , X , i 1 .' ' . V " . t .. Coolidge Brown has come a long way since be started his first Job at the Alameda Naval Air Station in 1946 as a laborer making 17.04 a day. Now hes among four black persons who have attained a GS-12 civil service ration at the base In the $13,000 to $19, 500 annual salary range. As storage officer in the Material Division, Supply De-- partment, be supervises more than 143 employes and Is responsible for a $667 million inventory of parts and supplies. Being blade has been no hindrance to his achievement. Brown says. But it has taken a lot of hard work and study to move up the dvil service ladder. ) ii t n f t i r r ' a - 4 : -XrrrJrt J ' , ' . : , '' 1 ' nr, - N - ji V - v ? y 4. jt, .,, v i-7--Xr"- V V" ' - -T ' &' . V , J , ; - , 4 - . . , J i. v ., V.' Tniww M ky LimH WHm COOUOGE BROWN STANDS AMONG NAVY WAREHOUSES HE SUPERVISES He started at Alameda NAS as $7.04-a-day laborer in 1946 after Army duty He watched for opportunities, switching back and forth from blue collar to white col- foreman, the blue collar job he held until his promotion last Tuesday. Soft-spoken, yet firm. Brown at 48 years of age looks ahead to further advancement before he retires. CHARLES BRQWN PLAYS FOR DETROIT LIONS Former MerrittsfoNege, Castlemont High star ' : . : : ' ' on PLEASANT - HILL-Diablo program personnel, institu-Vafley College will offer two j tional food . service winters summer session courses, and persons already employed t menu management and food in the food Industry. . , i nutrition,'beginning June 14. ; College credit is offered stu-f The classes ' are designed . dents enrolling in the pro- SAUNDRA BROWN WORKS ON JUVENILE PROBLEM primarily for' school lunch gram. She became, Oakland's first black policewoman lar jobs and took courses outside of working hours to prepare for openings. Brown was bom and grew up in Houston, Tex. He attended Dillard University and played a little football before he went into the Army in 1942. During four years domestic service he rose to the rank of staff sergeant in the Quartermaster Corps when he was discharged. His military experience gave him a good start toward his civilian career; After three months as a laborer at Alameda NAS he obtained a white collar Job in (he Inventory division with .a GS-2 rating. Then he progressed up the line to warehouse general His can do" attitude has been passed on by him and his wife, Pauline, to their four children. One of their daughters, Saundra, became the Oakland Police Departments first black policewoman last December. Capital Hot Line For Sierra Club SACRAMENTO The Sierra Gub is trying a new tack to gain support for conservation legislation an environmental information line which Their older son, Charles, completed his rookie year as a wide receiver with the Detroit Lions last fall. He played football at Northern Arizona University, Merritt College and Castlemont High School. Another son, Coolidge Brown Jr., is attending Peralta College. Their eldest daughter, Mrs. Mercedes Livingston, has two children and lives in Oakland. Actor Robert Crane Becomes a Father The senior Browns home is at 3992 Turaley Ave. HOLLYWOOD (UPD-Actor Robert Crane, who starred in the title role of television Hogans Heroes, and his wife Sigrid, became the parents Friday of a 6-pound, 8-ounce son, Robert Scott Crane. The baby was bom at St, Johns Hospital. gives callers the current status of pending legislation and makes a pitch for support. By dialing 916 G-I-R-A-F-F-E the caller gets a three-minute taped message, which is brought up to date weekly. The clubs assistant conservation director, Dan Rosenberg said it, costs only $25 a month and the idea was copied from a New England conservation organization. This weeks message, for instance, urges. support for a bill to protect the Eel, Trinity and Klamath rivers from dams and development and urges letters supporting the idea of adding sections of the American River to die bill. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE FROM TRAINED NURSERYMEN IGROWYOUROWI CYMBIDIUM ORCHIDS 4 inch Pots r N yft X v- Xf mm. i. Pair- .mx:s: REDWOOD TUBS .12 in. Reg. $3.98 ugg .......... Sdie 'I : .16 in. Reg. $5.98 Sale S329 U icV 18 in. Reg. $7.79 $29 '5S-- Gallon Can SIZE PRIVATE GROWERS, COLLECTION i. Sale Sturdy Redwood Tubs1 brass bands Larger Sizes .. 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