The Berkeley Gazette from Berkeley, California on November 28, 1974 · 5
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The Berkeley Gazette from Berkeley, California · 5

Berkeley, California
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Thursday, November 28, 1974
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irr V9 V-J- 1 7 1-0 INDEPENDENT-GAZETTE Thurs Nov 28 1 74-5 Thanks to Berkeley ans EBMUD s open' look Santa Claus Express will roll into Berkeley The Santa Claus Express' AC Transits special holiday bus will roll into service tomorrow carrying a special passenger bearing gifts and seasons greetings On board will be Santa Claus himself on hand along the East Bay bus route to hear Childrens Christmas requests and to pass out candy canes ST NICK will be portrayed by Nicholas P Alevizos who i s transportation superintendent of AC Transits Richmond Division when hes not wearing white whiskers and a red suit- - The express will start its traditional run in Richmond at 10 am and reach San Pablo and University avenues here at 10:48 Albany youngsters may visit Santa Claus on the bus at San Pablo and Solano Avenues at 10:30 am and those who live in El Cerrito may see him at 10:27 am at the El Cerrito Plaza BART station THIS YEAR marks the 12th year the transit district has provided the colorful decorated coach: The bus is done in a happy holiday motif with seasons greetings in 14 lan guages decorating the outside of the festive red and white coach Exterior sides also feature large cut-outs of Santa Claus with Santas sleigh riding on top of the bus Holiday music will hearld the bus arrival at each stop A new style agenda will be used in the future for meetings of the board of directors of the East Bay Municipal Utility District Agendas will list names of contractors prices the location of properties being discussed and a brief ' background of the issue being decided THE NEW policy of issuing a detailed agenda came as a result of the swearing in on Tuesday of new board mem- ber Helen Burke of Berkeley an active conservationist who campaigned for the office seeking public scrutiny of EBMUD dealings Also sworn in on Tuesday was new director Charles R Hitchcock of Berkeley The two are die first outsiders in almost 50 years eledted to the board in open elections They represent two new wards created for the ' Nov 5 election which enlarges the EBMUD board from five to seven members FOR SEVERAL decades the agenda simply listed resolution numbers which were approved by unanimous roll calls The first thing the new board of directors did at the meeting Tuesday was to increase the present $20 per meeting salary to $50 per meeting for a maximum of $100 per month plus ex- penses HOUSE OF HARRIS 2150 SHATTUCK BERKELEY A CALL 841-1955 l- street may get to use vacant lot Some of Berkeleys street vendors may move their operations for the Christmas season to a vacant lot at 2476 Telegraph Ave as a result of board of adjustments action this week : The board approved the request of Ric Dawson "and Tom Durbin to operate a vendors market at the site for Commission on womens needs eyed The Alameda County Human Relations Commission will hold public hearings on the establishment of a com- mission on the status of women in Alameda County Wednesday Dec 4 at 4 pm The meeting will be at the Highland Hospital clinic auditorium East 31st Street and Vallecito St Oakland The commission will take testimony on the structure of a commission or committee on the status of women The human relations commission feels it has been well established that there are specific problems relating to women which should be addressed by the county a spokesman said ? -Therefore the commission does not plan to hear testimony regarding the needs of women' but rather will explore the most appropriate structure for meeting the problem Each organization will be given five minutes to make an oral presentation The commission also will accept written statements Organizations can submit a written statement to the commission office at 401 Broadway Oakland or present it at the hearings 30 days ZONING Officer Robert B Humphrey said the flea maket type of operation was especially welcomed by Tele-graph Avenue merchants who often have complained that vending in front of their stores hurts their own business v If the market idea finds favor with street vendors themselves Humphrey said the board may be asked to approve such a use at 2476 Telegraph Ave on a permanent basis Also approved was a temporary variance for Troop 6 Boy Scouts of America to sell Christmas trees at 2717 Garber St SNOWY GREETING Disneyland guests may be greeted by friendly snowmen along with a host of other Yuletide characters during the Park's "Fantasy on Parade" presentation Dec 21 through Jan 4 The gala parade will highlight Disneyland's 20th Christmas season and features scenes1 from such Walt Disney film classics as "Fantasia" "Snow White" "Mary Pop-pins" "Pinoechio" and "Jungle Book" Crackdown on speeding along Euclid Spruce To travel i in style DENVER (UPI) - Guru Maharaj Ji 16 a religious leader of 6 million Divine Light Mission members around the world will travel in style when he participates in future festivals or parades Joe Anctil news secretary for the mission said Wednesday it had bought the guru a 1974 English Jensen touring car The price tag for the fourpassenger burgundy-colored car with tan leather interior was $22000 iWe had been looking for some time for an open-topped car which Maharaj Ji could ride in-at festivals parades or large gatherings Anctil said When we found this car we snapped it up because it:was such a bargain Anctil said the automobile located in California would be delivered in several days jT h e mission also has bought Maharaj Ji a luxury $80000 home in Denver and a fleet of sports cars Mission spokesmen announced earlier this week they were negotiating for a $400000 four-acre site north of Malibu Calif to serve as the missions West Coast headquarters Except for gross abuse of the speed limit and other violations d r i v e r s' caught speeding on Euclid Avenue and Spruce Street in recent days have received only warnings But beginning tomorrow all speeders caught will be cited The police department responding to petitions and numerous protests from residents is concentrating a number of officers on the two streets for an undertermined amount of time in efforts to reduce the traffic speed Both Euclid and Spruce are marked by steep grades sharp and blind curves blind intersections and driveways and school zones Police attention to speeders will traverse the length of both streets up hill and down Radar car assistance will be used where legal such as in school zones and blind intersections The Spruce-Euclid speeding campaign is the first of several to be launched by police throughout the city now that manpower has been made available Tuskegee Institute's New Years dance The 4th Annual Pre-New Years Scholarship Dance of the Tuskegee Institute Bay Area Alumni Assn will be held here Dec 28 The traditional affair with proceeds earmarked to supplement fees for Bay Area students attending Tuskegee is scheduled at Icarus Taver-na No I Bolivar Drive from 10 pm to 2 am Music will be furnished by the Hezekiah Band Tickets are $450 if paid in advance or $5 at the door They may be obtained from Mrs Pearlena Hill 2114 Carleton St Berkeley' or Roosevelt Mosley 4300 Bell Ave Richmond Thanksgiving i DINNER lirvtd from 11:30 m fa I pm f PIPING HOT SOUP 3S SALADS ROAST TOM TURKEY DRESSING Braked halibut steak POTTED SWISS STEAK YANKEE POT ROAST RAKED VIRGINIA HAM FRIED SHRIMP HOT SAUCE FARMHOUSE FRIED CHICKEN Choic tf Doiitrtt 3 CHItBREN UNDER 12 J15D We must be doing something nisrav! 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