The Sacramento Bee from Sacramento, California on August 27, 1981 · 1
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The Sacramento Bee from Sacramento, California · 1

Sacramento, California
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Thursday, August 27, 1981
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t frill 'Wj'lli Dow Dips Below 900 Business Page D6 r w i THURSDAY Vol 248— No 4 11 29 ' Scream For 4 i I XxV is W X fe A if t l V : J f V Sevrn-monib-old Melinda Flores of Fair Oaka cries at the thought of all that out-of-reach Ice cream at the Knudsea Dairy display at the State Fair — until a Case Being Reactivated Questions Linger In '68 Tahoe Slaying Editors note: This article is an account of the investigative procedures followed qnd the conclusions reached by a number of law enforcement officers probing the murder of Richard Chartrand at Lake Tahoe in 1968 The investigation has recently been reactivated By Denay Walsh Jerry Bier and Jim McClung McClatchy Newspapers Services Shortly after 1 o’clock In the afternoon of Aug 27 1968 the drag of a 1-pound fishing weight tightened an attached line gently pulling a guitar pick from between electric terminals and triggering a battery-powered bomb affixed to the underside of a Cadillac In Today’s Sacramento Bee Business D9-12 Classified C9-23 Comics Scene8 Eating Out 0&A6 Editorials BIO-11 Jumble CIO Michelson Bl Obituaries A23 On The Go 0&A2 Out & About O&A 1-10 Scene Scenel-7 Arts 0&A8-9 Books Scene4 Gilliam Scene2 Medical Scene2 Movie Listings 0&A9 Television 0&A5 Secret Witness C3-46 Sports D1-8 Take a Break C8 Vitals: C23 Ice Cream ' ? f A The resulting explosion shattered the Tuesday afternoon tranquility of Skyland a luxury subdivision rambling under tall pines a few miles northeast of Lake Tahoe's garish south shore casino district It also blew Into eternity Richard L Chartrand 42 owner of two south shore casinos as he drove the Cadillac away from his Skyland home When Joe Delorey a Douglas County (Nevada) deputy sheriff arrived at the scene at 1:20 pm he found Chartrand lying on the front seat his body grotesquely twisted his right leg blown off Despite the violence done to the body Delorey thought he detected movement in See 1968 TAHOE Page A28 C3aMiL3 Sunny and hot Details Page A2 Yesterday's high 98 low 60 SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA Thursday August 27 1981 1 i V “X ' y ir — ss? kimm Bee photo by Owen brewer cooling taste offered by Mom soon dried her tears But the hottest attraction at the fair apparently Is WaterWorld USA Story on Page Bl f k J A RICHARD CHARTRAND Wilson Switches Will Seek Hayakawa's Seat D A Fiald Poll rt tha tight Republican that could challengt Hayakawa for tha 1982 GOP Sanata nomination Paga A18 By James Wrightson Bee Capitol Bureau Conceding that he has been “encouraged” by heavy contributors and conservatives In the Republican party to abandon his campaign for governor and run for US senator San Dipgo Mayor Pete Wilson a GOP moderate Wednesday said he Medfly In Oakland one Widens By Bill Llndelof and John Johnson Bet Staff Wrllen The Medfly crisis focused on Southern California and Alameda County Wednesday after two more fertile files were trapped near Los Angeles and one was found In East Oakland Officials warned of “economic disaster” and made Immediate plans to quarantine the areas and begin pesticide spraying In another development Japa- Reagan Squeezes Agencies Bet Newt Services WASHINGTON -- In a new drive to save additional billions in 1982 the Reagan administration is ordering federal agencies to stick to leaner budgets proposed by the president last spring rather than higher spending ceilings approved by Congress In July The administration also is challenging Congress to accept the reduced spending plans by raLslng the prospect that President Reagan may veto appropriations bills exceeding his original spending plans In what may turn Into a second showdown over the budget administration officials said they still hope to salvage up to S4 billion in spending cuts Congress rejected when it adopted a new budget and to net even larger savings in programs that still await congressional action Although Congress approved most of the cuts sought by Reagan it would not slash some programs as deeply as he wanted The new drive gives the administration a second shot at achieving its initial spending targets and is likely to spark the same vehement opposition from leaders in the Democratic-con-trolled House that the earlier budget debate ignited The administration which is fighting to keep the 1 982 budget deficit from climbing higher than its official forecast plans to seek the additional savings for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1 through congressional appropriations bills The budget bills enacted Into law so far this year set ceilings on federal spending for different programs but the appropriations bills provide the actual money and Congress doesn’t always appropriate the maximum amount This year the administration will try to make sure Congress doesn’t fill agency coffers to the brim in cases where the spending celling exceeds the budget requests Reagan made in March Ed Dale a spokesman for the Office of Management and Budget said Wednesday The Education Department for example will ask Congress to appropriate $131 billion for the fiscal See BUDGET Back Page A24 will run against 75-year-old Incumbent Sen SI Hayakawa In the 1982 Republican primary election Wilson 48 Is reported to be the choice of some Influential Republican leaders who are trying to persuade Hayakawa not to run because of his age and his unimpressive showing in public opinion polls Some of the GOP leaders such as industrialist Justin Dart and oilman Henry Salvatori apparently want to give Lt Gov Mike Curb a clear field for the Republican gubernatorial nomination! Efforts to get Attorney Founded 1857 nese officials toughened their requirements for fruits and vegetables Imported from California and told US officials they Intend to ban all produce from Medfly-lnfested areas and require fumigation of produce from the rest of California Two of five Mediterranean fruit flies found Tuesday In the Los Angeles suburb of Baldwin Park were confirmed to be fertile Two more fertile files were discovered Wednesday in the same region 260 miles south of the 3140- square-mile area c X I ? s I S J 1 I AP pnoio Assemblyman William Baker R-Danvllle dons the Grouche Mari look at a committee meeting to protest a redistrlcting plan that will merge his area with another Republican assemblyman's dlstrlcL Remap Tussle GOP Backs Down But Demos Fight On A bill to raiM gas taiaa and various faas for road repairs has clears its last committee and Is on the Assembly floor PageAlS By Claire Cooper Bee Capitol Bureau In Wednesday's episode of the long-running soap opera "So's Your Old Man” Assembly Republicans backed off from their threat to boycott Important votes until Democrats stop dealing them dirty on reapportionment But Senate Democrats apparently unaware of the GOP retreat started making good on a threat to retaliate against the boycott Assembly Republicans will not boycott public health and safety bills but will "keep their options open" General George Deukmejian to switch from the governor’s race to the US Senate race have been unsuccessful Public opinion polls placed Wilson behind Curb and Deukmejian In the governor’s race A Mervin Field poll released today shows Wilson in fourth place among possible senatorial candidates with Rep Barry Gold water Jr leading Hayakawa second and Rep Pete McCloskey third President Ronald Reagan’s daughter Maureen Reagan R?tc Robert Domanand John Rousseiot Loyola Law Stc '1 25‘ In Northern California that has been under quarantine Maggots were also found in Baldwin Park Indicating at least two generations of Medflies in the residential area 20 miles east of Los Angeles “We could very well see economic disaster here" said Earl McPhail agriculture commissioner in Ventura County just north of Los Angeles A fertile Medfly was also found See MEDFLY Back Page A24 and evaluate other measures individually Assembly Minority Leader Carol Hallett R-Atascadero said early Wednesday the final day for most committees In both houses to approve measures that will be enacted this year Most of the bills awaiting Assembly action now are authored by senators Meanwhile Democratic chairmen of some Senate committees put In operation a counterboycott of Assembly Republican bills Because of the deadline for action this year In committees where the counterboycott was observed Republican measures were put on Ice until 1 982 Senate President Pro Tern David Robert! D-Hollywood announced See REMAP Back Page A24 Dean Ted Bruinsma and state Sen John Schmitz follow in that order In announcing his candidacy in San Diego Los Angeles and San Francisco and at a reception In Sacramento Wilson Ignored Hayakawa and other Republicans in the race homing in on Gov Brown the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination "California deserves better than Jerry Brown’s cynical ambitions his arrogance and neglect” Wilson said See WILSON Back Page &U

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