Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California on April 7, 1982 · Page 24
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Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California · Page 24

Santa Cruz, California
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Wednesday, April 7, 1982
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24-Santa Cruz Sentinel - Wednesday, April 7, 1982 "", r -rv ' i v ? - r - r J ! 1 i r)y- iv 5 ft AP Laserphoto ieac s'nger Pofy Donahue and members of the Waitresses Other Charges Dropped Actor Lou Gossett, Companion Face Drug Possession Charges LOS ANGELES (AP) When Emmy-award winning actor Iu Gossett Jr. was arrested March 18 for investigation of possessing cocaine, police alleged that he and a female companion had given the drug to his son and her two children. However, Gossett and Honey Rufner were charged Tuesday only with one felony count each of possessing cocaine and there was no mention of child endangerment, said Pam White, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office. "It was determined there was insufficient evidence to prove hy the proper standard that (the allegation) was correct," said Deputy District Attorney Marsha Revel The three children Gossett's 7-year-old son and Ms. Rufner's 7-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter were placed in the custody of the Department of Public Social Services when Gossett and Ms. Rufner were arrested and were later put in foster homes, said Carol Matsui, special assistant to the director of DPSS. Judge H. Randolph Morre, presiding judge for the Juvenile Courts, said the juvenile hearings are continuing and he said he couldn't discuss whether the children are still in foster homes. Gossett, 44, who won the Emmy for his role in the popular television mini-series 'Roots," and Ms. Rufner, 34, have been free since they posted $2,500 bond each several hours after their arrest at Gossett's home in a rustic canyon in the Malibu area west of Los Angeles. The Waitresses: They Know What Boys Like By YARDENA ARAR LOS ANGELES (AP) - In her taunting nyah-nyah voice, Patty Donahue of The Waitresses smugly sings: "I know what guys want. I know what boys like. ..Boys like me." She should know because she's a woman, right? Sure. Except, she didn't write the song. "I Know What Boys Like," in which the tall, leggy brunette proudly proclaims her success as, well, a tease, was written by a man. Chris Butler, the rock ensemble's founder, guitarist and songwriter, says the tune is actually a tongue-in-cheek reflection of his own experiences in the battle of the sexes. Not quite slick enough to be categorized as pop, but a bit too polished to fall into the punk rock bin, the Waitresses' songs have been earning high marks from critics. Those whose impressions of the band's lyrics are based solely on "I Know What Boys Like," may find the album something of a surprise. "That was basically about the power of the pickup," Butler said during a recent interview at the Century City offices of Polydor Records. "You go into a bar situation and a woman says yes or no as simple as that and I was running into a lot of nos," he said. "I don't personally walk around bars teasing boys and things," adds Miss Donahue, a slim woman in her early 20s. "To me it's like a mock on that kind of person." "I Know What Boys Like" isn't the only tune Butler has penned in a first-person female voice for Miss Donahue. He also wrote all the songs she sings on the band's recently released album, "Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?" And if that weren't enough gender confusion, it turns out that there are only two women in the six-member Waitresses Miss Donahue and bassist Tracy Wormworth. But the band didn't even exist in its present form when Butler and Miss Donahue chose the name several years ago. Butler, a Cleveland native who settled in the Akron area after graduating from Kent State in 1972, had been playing in a local band while trying to make it as a songwriter. He talks about what happened next in a rapid-fire series of fragmented sentences: "The basic idea was just to write songs. Came up with a guy-girl talk song. Tried out a couple of people. Then bumped into Patty in a local watering hole. "Said 'Let's do this.' She said, 'Sure, nothing else to do today.' Cut her classes, went to the tape machine and did it, and liked the way it was happening so I kept writing songs for her," he said. "I decided that I couldn't sing and she was much better than I was." Miss Donahue, a Kent State student at the time, and Butler first recorded "I Know What Boys Like" with "a bunch of friends" about two years ago. The name "The Waitresses" and a uniform were acquired at a gig at a diner, where the table help wore T-shirts reading "Waitresses Unite!" First released in 1980 on a record showcasing several Akron bands, the song resurfaced a year ago as a single on the independent ZE-Antilles label. Meanwhile Butler and Miss Donahue regrouped in New York with Dan Klayman on keyboards, drummer Bill Ficca, saxophonist Mars Williams and Miss Wormworth on bass. Through the single and club dates, the band started acquiring a strong cult following and the Polydor album offer soon followed. Not quite slick enough to be categorized as pop, but a bit too polished to fall into the punk rock bin, the Waitresses' songs have been earning high marks from critics. Those whose impressions of the band's lyrics are based solely on "I Know What Boys Like," may find the album something of a surprise. In other songs, the pouty girl of the single is for the most part replaced by an intelligent, vulnerable and far more likeable woman. "No Guilt" is a modest declaration of independence after a boyfriend's departure, in which Miss Donahue sings she now knows how to deal with landlords on her own. In "Quit," she admits reluctantly to failure. The album's title cut is about fear of involvement. : f A v - TV 1 t k iC? A i 1 ti ' v V vf is I 'rf it''' t . ft Rosemary Clooney Story' LOS ANGELES Big band singer Rosemary Clooney (left), belts out a tune for actress Sondra Locke in Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon. Locke portrays a young Clooney in the upcoming CBS television movie, "The Rosemary Clooney Story." The actress visited Clooney to study her singing style. Clooney will provide the vocal accompaniment for the finished movie. Comedian Andy Kaufman's Wrestling Days Are Over MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian Andy Kaufman will undergo physical therapy and be hospitalized for several days because of a whiplash injury suffered in a wrestling match, officials say. St. Francis Hospital officials said Kaufman was in pain but his injuries were not serious. "He has an acute cervical strain It's similar to whiplash," hospital spokeswoman Michelle Collis said Tuesday. "He probably will be in the hospital for two or three more days." George Shapiro, Kaufman's manager, said the star went through a series of tests Tuesday and more X-rays were taken. "There's nothing broken," Shaprio said. "The muscles are pretty badly strained." Kaufman, co-star of the ABC-TV series "Taxi," was injured Monday night in a wrestling match against Jerry "The King" Lawler, a 234-pound professional wrestler. Kaufman was taken to the hospital by ambulance after Lawler slammed him headfirst into the mat. The 165-pound actor had wrestled women in the past as part of his comedy routine, but the match here was his first with a man. He had a standing offer of $1,000 to any woman who could beat him. The bout with Lawler, which Kaufman reportedly considered a joke, stemmed from the comedian's match last year in Memphis with a woman. At that time, Lawler interferred. "Andy will never wrestle again," said Bob Zmuda, Kaufman's writer. "He's a comedian, he's not a professional wrestler. Lawler was trying to prove a point that wrestling is real, I suppose." PUBLIC NOTICE VWVVVVVVVVVVYVVVVYVVVVVVVVVVVVWW PUBLIC NOTICE VWVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVYVVVVVVVYWV ORDINANCE NO. 82-20 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CRUZ AMENDING SECTIONS 24.16.1000 and 24.16.1010, PERTAINING TO THE C-B BEACH COMMERCIAL DISTRICT. BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Santa Cruz as follows: SECTION 1. Sections 24.16.1000 and 24.16.1010 are hereby amended, to read, In words and figures, as follows: "24.16.1000 PURPOSE. To provide for commercial uses which are primarily coastal dependent In nature and which serve tourists and visitors to the Santa Cruz coastal recreational areas. Also, to provide commodities and services to residents of such areas. The C-B District shall be applied only in areas designated in the General Plan and the Local Coastal Program. 24.16.1010 PRINCIPAL PERMITTED USES. Amusement enterprises, such as penney arcades, shooting galleries, and the like, conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building. Any retail business and service establishments, such as grocery, fruit and vegetable stores, bakeries, drug stores, liquor stores, gift and beach equipment stores, barber and beauty shops and the like, supplying commodities or providing services primarily for residents of, or visitors to, the beach area. Art galleries, souvenir and curio shops. Bars and cocktail lounges, but not including any form of entertainment other than mechanically produced music or sound. Business and technical schools; and studios for arts and crafts, photography, music and dance. Commercial fishing and fish marketing facilities, and retailing and lobbing of fish only when conducted wholly within a building, or upon a wharf. Commercial recreation facilities such as bowling alleys, billiard parlors, skating rinks. Fabrication, sales and rental, and repair of diving and surfing equipment. Handicraft shops and workshops. Hotels, motels, and boatels. Mechanical contrivances for amusement purposes, such as ferris wheels, and roller coasters. Parking facilities. Plant nurseries and green houses. Professional, editorial, real estate, insurance and other general business offices, only when located above the first story. Restaurants, theaters. Tea rooms, coffee shops, and soda fountains, not including the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises. SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and take effect thirty (30) days after its final adoption. PASSED FOR PUBLICATION this 23rd day of March, 1982, by the following vote: AYES: Councllmember Mellis Wormhoudt, Laird, Mahaney, Ghio, Van Allen; Mayor Rotkin. NOES: Councllmember None. ABSENT: Councilmember None. DISQUALIFIED: Councilmember-None. Approved: MICHAEL E. ROTKIN, Mayor Attest: PATRICIA M. KENYON, City Clerk April 7 COS) eascape Invites You To EASTER DINNER Special Holiday Buffet Roast Lamb, Turkey, and Ham Complete Salad Bar Dessert and Beverage Included $9.50 limited Also serving A LA CARTE Entrees Hours: 2 pm - 9 pm Reservations 688-3254 Seascape Restaurant and Lounge 610 Clubhouse Dr., Apt os The Spotlight shines on local entertainment. Wednesday is FAMILY NIGHT A buffet dinner that every member of the family will enjoy. Choose from 2 hot meat dishes, fish, potatoes, hot vegetables, rolls, salads, jellos, fresh fruits and desserts. 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