Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 24, 1978 · Page 5
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Tuesday, January 24, 1978 Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif.—5 By Bil; Alvernaz. manager, (greater Ukiah Chamber ofCommerce At first I thought it was a dream, but then I realizi^' it was-all too real. ^' It happened so fast that it all took me by surprise, there was no way I was ready for it, because such a strange thing had never happened to me before. The absence of lights is what intrigued me — then there was a multi-color sensation of lights. I could almost taste it, as strange as that sounds. I had been working for hours on my latest manuscript when I looked up from my typewriter as the "sensation" caught my attention. At first I truly could not accept what I saw through the window. Before I had tinie to assess it I ,was outside next to it—the huge shape, resting on the front lawn in a vivid cold- metal realness. There was light and, at the same time, there wasn't. An over-all luminescence commanded my attention - I had absolutely no control over what was happenihig. Instantly I was inside of what I was sure was not some type of space craft. "It just couldn't be," I kept hearing myself say over and over again. "Ah, butit is," my mind told me through a transmission process from the two beings in front of me. Nothing beyond thoughts was necessary for communication. I could make out shapes, but no details. Still the light was ever-present, seeming to come from everywhere all at once, but jiot meant for refraction through my eyes. Through an experience I can't begin to even explain, let alone try and understand, we exchanged knoyvledge,, There was no need to be afraid and once I understood that a form of mind intra-relations and spatial variances took place. It was as if the entire history of man passed through me to them and then their entire existence of being was passed along to me. The entire experience didn't last more than the blink of an eye, but it seemed like a foreverness that I'm sure must exist. I was given a flexible, pliable wafer and I just knew it was sustenance. "My tastebuds seemed to explode in a tasteful symphonic harmony, but my mouth W9s parched. Then my wife, Diana, began to shake me. "Wake up,*'-she s^id. When I opened my eyes to the morning sunlight I realized I had eaten two of the granny- squai;;es from our bedspread. made public at a special ,lunchein this coming Friday at the Lido is now just about sold oiit. The interest in this has 'been so phenomenal that we were truthfully not ready for such a response. If you don't have reservations, you just won't have a seat; please call 462-4705 if you plan to attend. The cost is $4 per person and that includes not only lunch but a copy of the comprehensive report. The cooperation 1 have received in putting together this report is what makes it so valuable. If you can't attend the luncheon copies of the report will be available at the Chamber. The report also includes the cost- of-living surve^y for all of 1977., SENIOR ' CITIZEN TAX AS'SISTANCEJ: Free, income tax assistance for senior citizens and people with low incomes is now available at the Senior Citizens Center, 495 Leslie Street, Ukiah. The hours are Monday-Friday, 9 to 12 and 1 to 4. For more information call 462-4343. TIRED OF THE SAME OLD JOB?: Through something called Project Access you can now find out your skills and interests. You can get facts about local job opportunities and get involved in special workshops. Through the program ybu will get a written summary of your skills and experience to help you get the job you want. The project is for ALL adults in the community, out-of-school youth, people entering or reentering the job market, people thinking about qareer changes, and homemakrs considering work outside the home. Call 4?8-0238 for more information. YOU THINK YOU GOT DEBTS!: The national debt of the United States government recently passed the $7o5 billion mark for the first time in history. That means it would take more than $3,350 for each man, woman and child in the nation to settle up. For the period 1900-1916, the debt ran about $1 billion. Since then it's skyrocketed, and now is projected to reach $787 billion by the end of fiscal year 1978. EVEN HOTTER NEWS DEPARTMENT: The State of Ukiah, Report which will be READING KEYS: You can tell a lot about someone by the keys that they carry. The more keys on that key ring the more important the person is. However, more keys also' means more headaches. The fewer the keys on that key ring the happier a person is. Think about it. More of THIS WEEK this Friddy. Must rent to tenant with kids, bill says ^' T Funds received for youth jobs Mendocino County Schools, along with the Center for Education and Manpower Resources, has received federal funding for the employment and training of both in-school and out-of-schqol youth. This demonstration project, that has been in planning for some time, got underway the first of January and is to test new ideas of training and woipk experience pertaining to youth. The project consists of two components, one which will be serving out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 21, while the other component will serve in-school youth between 16 and 21. The component for out-of- school youth will be handled by CEMR. The program will be dealing with youth between 16 and 21 who have left school and are interested in earning their GED while receiving paid training. Applications can be picked up at the 206 N. Pine St. office. . The in-school component will he handled by the work experience coordinators in each school with the assistance of the county schools office. Youth between 16 and 21 Vvho are having trouble in school and would like to receive paid training and school credit should contact the work experience coordinator at their school. Interested persons wanting more information on the out- of-school program can contact GEMR at 46&-0185. Those wanting more information on the in-school program can contact Louise Boas or Helen Blundell at 468-4318. High school rodeos held here monthly SACRAMENTO, (UPI) — A bill prohibiting landlords from refusing to rent to- people because they have children was sent to the Senate floor Monday by the Local Government Committee The measure (SB359) by Sen. David Roberti, D-Los Angdes, received a 4-2 vote from the committee, which- rejected it last May in favor of leaving it up to communities to deal with the question of discrimination against children. Roberti told the committee "the problem of arbitrary discrimination against families is a statewide problem. We cannot wait for local governments to act." He cited a newspaper ad that showed 165 of 204 advertised apartments in Santa Monica were prohibited to renters with children. The Renter's Guide,-largest rental advertisement publication in Los Angeles, shows 56 percent of the units do not accept tenants with phildren, he said, "Some landlord!^ will even permit dogs or cats when they won't accept children," said Ftoberti. "The fact is that not all children are noisy and not all adults'are quiet." Four states — Arizona, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey — forbid" lan^ dlords to discriminate against minors, as do the California cities of Berkeley arid San Francisco. Roberti's measure, which must receive approval from the full Senate by Monday to remain alive, would not apply to senior citizens' housing, student dormitories. The bill would forbid landlords to refuse to accept renters with children, prohibit them from advertising that {M -eference is given to persons without children, forbid landlords to break leases because a tenant gives birth to a child or to change the amount of rent or security deposit because a tenant has youngsters. The bill is supported by 80 groups, including the state departme^its of Consumer Affairs and Housing and Community Development. It is opposed by the California Association of Realtors, the California Apartment Association and the California Housing Council. ; High School Rodeo Association District 2 is now holding rodeo clinics once a month at Rainbow R^ch Arena in Ukiah. Qualified instructors in each event are on hand to assist the students. These events include bareback riding, bull riding, calf roping, team roping, bull dogging, barrel racing, goat tying and breakaway roping. These clinics are • held for, the purpose of helping a contestant to learn his or her event a litfle Jietter. .High school students who have never participated in the sport of rodeo can learn at these clinics. Only District 2 members may participate To be eligible to compete in High School Rodeo, a student must be taking an accrjedited high school x;ourse and maintain grade standards set by our State Athletic Association. Each year there is a rodeo held at Folsom which qualifies contestants for the Cow Palace Rodeo held in the spring. There is also the District 2 rodeo finals held in May at the Napa Fairgrounds. First Uirough fifth place winners in each event at this rodeo are eligible to compete at the state finals. Any high school student interested in becoming a member may contact Barbara Payne at 542-6992, or may attend the meeting held the second Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. in the Moose Lodge Hall, 2350 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, , Singles plan Friday outing .S.O.L.E. (Singles Outdoor- Living Experience) is planning its first outing to which children are invited, on Friday, Jan. 27, at Cal Skate Rink in Rohnert Park at 7:30 p.m. A special invitation is issued to all active outdoor-minded singles, with or without children, from their mid 20's to late 30's, to attend this activity. Call Carol B., 5283918, for more activity or club details, or the Ukiah area coordinator, Jake, at 462-5068. On Sunday, Jan. 29, the group will swim and sauna at the Santa liosa YMCA. Call Diane, 544-6^41, for more swim details. 150 CHERHY ST. — 462-8632 "WOOD OR "/VSETAL TRUCK LETTERING WALL SIGNS REAL ESTATE BOARDS SHOrCABOS 150 Cheery SCREEN PRINTING MAGNETIC SIGNS CARVED SIGNS LOGO DESIGN CARTOONING iru^^f. SANKY SIGNS 863? CHEERING -raEM ON — Ke^eping busy learning routihes and cheers at Redwood Valley Middle School, the Mustang cheerleaiiers and mascot have their hands full. At left, mascot Bari Brunemeyer is keeping tearrt spirit up during the Mustang's basketball games this season. Above, the cheerleading corps, from left, Jeri Knoles, Susan Fhnt, Cindy Barnes and Allie Morgan, have been diligently working on their routines to bring the crowd to its feet during' the cage contests. Welding classes offered Meridocino College will offer as part of the spring semester course selection three classes in welding. Two, classes in "Beginning Welding" (WLD , t) will be offered for pieople who have had little welding expeirience and want to learn welding to assist them at a present job or for personal use. This class will cover oxy acetylene welding, welding equipment and supplies, arcwelding equipment and supplies and safety instructions. Advanced Welding is designed for people with experience in welding or have taken WLD 1. Attention is centered on arcwelding in the overhead and vertical position and welding certification. Personal projects are also dicouraged. • ,1 For mare information on this course or on iregistration call the cojlege at 462-0571. (Compounded Daily) ANDA TAX BREAK FOR YOO? Any individual, self-employed or employed, and not covered by a pension plan is eligible for a SAVINGS BANK INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT. ^ You can contribute up to $1,500.00, $1,750.00 if married and your spouse is not employed, and defer federal income taxes until after retirement. Just think, the SECURITY of watcWng retirement fgnds grow and a veryreal TAX BREAK. SAVINGS BANK Offers the highest rate of interest available at any bank or savings & loan-7%% and with daily compounding you can earn an annual yield of 8.06%. Minimum term - 3 years; federal regulations' require a substantial penalty for early withdrawal. For more information about your IRA, just telephone 462-6613 Savings Bank's trained Savings specialists will be pleased to answer your questions. Contributions may be made through February 14, 1978, to qualify for the 1977 tax year. OF MENDOCINO COUNTY Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation School & Stantfley Corner of State & Low Gap Rd. South State & Washington Hopland Redvyood Valley Mendocinoi Fort Bragg

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