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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • 27

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rt KEGDON Oaktanft fcrlbunrTQDAY i-i 1 In your town, C-2 i California, C-6 West, C-9 Sunday, November 29, 1981 Attack oh Israel aid 1 sunny weather and cnltur al groups on the eluding the singing group Some-thins Cornin, attracted dozens of passers-by. speakers condemned Zionism as racist, drawing a diag. Unction between Zionism and Je qM. re- at --a nMMO pMM fey Ihl SAN FRANCISCO About 800 persons rallied at the Civic Center Plaza on Saturday In support of the Palestine liberation Organization and against UA aid to Israel. "We support the right of the Palestinian people for justice -and self determination.

The PLO is the 'legitimate1 representative id the Palestinian people There can be no peace in the Middle' East without a Palestinian, state We will demonstrate every year at this time to show our Solidarity with the Palestinian people," said a speaker from the Nov; 29 -Coalition, which organized the rally. Demonstrators assembled at Union Square and marched to the plaza. They carried banners 'that read, "The PLO is the sole representative of the Palestinian People and No Peace without the Palestinians." imw JaS and courthouse requires lowering. of the atraal and sidewalk to aflow trucka to pass. thing still Isnt finished.

'-The innovative criminal jus-; tice complex, between Sixth and Seventh streets and Washington and Jefferson, was designed to handle growing criminal court -caseloads and ease prison crowd- tag. And although project planners, enthusiastically await-the open- tag of the project's first stage; the Wiley Manuel. Oakland-Ala-; meda Courthouse early next' year, they concede it has been a long haul with more challenges In County officials do not: yet know they will find the $7 million a year1 they festi-' mate it will cost to run the new jail once it is finally completed. Despite state efforts to finance new jail construction part of Govenwr Brown's declared war on crime 'ft the state' has not come up with money to help counties operate new jail. It'S a.

concern of ours, said county administration staffer Ken Gross, bat it's 'not one were addressing now because completion is years away. But H. lingers in the back, of all our plans. We may be. proposing to board that we try to obtain money by increasing various fees or looking to the state.

Problems besetting the court-. Set PROBLEMS, Page C-3 'i I concrete on first seven stories. Working people must oppose Zionism and- anti-Semitism. By' fighting Zionism we are actually1 fighting one of the of the Jewish people, said Barter-Maggiani, from the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees. "Working people and their unions must-look beyond their next contract -and fight the Reagan war machine.

Reagan talks about nuclear war like he pops jelly beans In. his mouth. We cant ignore the struggle of the European work-V See RALLY, Page C-4 biiiliitag next --r: Btirris said her family and the six foster children will spend the weekend in a nearby motel or at foster homes to Livermore. Ranch director Boyd Shattuck expressed confidence-that more permanent housing would be jound for the youngsters. "What, were concerned about is making Kw the children dont suffer? 1 of trauma, he said.

--The ranch, the rite of an stator doned tuberculosis hospital, provides bousing and counseling fo-a dozen younjgsters. ages 12-11, who are having troubles at home. The facility Is leased from Ate-meda County and receives coeu ty funding for roam and boards Shattuck said the non-profit group that has. operated Buena Vidas for the last six years was unable to afford fire insurance on the structure. "The price was prohibitive, winner defy IRS March 1979, still hot contrite: By then his lax MB with penalties had soared to about $70,000.

It Is Unlikely -that you vriil 'ever be able to enjoy any of the benefits of your winnings in tta country until your taxes an paid, the judge who freed IJfr Nulty told him. Hi is married today, lives haw mobile home in the San JoaqnBl Valley and has been tapping Ms fluids ta Britain, which are eatyfe- iiB Marti intcrttL rdw faring in what I want wheal absolutely, he uri "Theteb no law says you can The government, he insists to nonstop narration, railroaded Mm to prison. Tm going to file a motion for a new trial. he says defiantly, Tm biding my time. To Ibis' the government' han't collected on Ms winnings.

Several people told vendors they were glad the flea market is And asked about the status of the fight with BART. Were still here and were getting bigger and better.Vaid Doris DeveTs. And well be back tomorrow. 3: -One customer purchased leather jacket I feel guilty because I dont have rent money? she told a friend, Just think though, youll be warm when yoq get friend replied. Vendors were asked for $1 donation to help cover the cost of Bona-Carol Enstrom, spokesperson for the vendors, said the merchants have taken nt ads ta the local newspapers.

"One of the vendors rewrote the words to Woodie Guthries This land Is your land, to spy. This lot is your lot, this lot is my And Country Joe McDonald made a tape for us. So the radio stations said they win play it, Enstrom said. "People are still coming ini? remarked Us Martin, interrupting herself to tell a customer the price of a secondhand dress. But just look at all of this money they made us lose.

And its, getting is suspected in Medfly battle Pedestrian orarpm between -i-When horrified of "Alameda County's new $29 million' municipal -courthouse In Oakland, realized that they were erecting a massive steel pedes- Jtrian bridge so low as. to block truck traffic, they decided was only one solution. They ordered construction crews to be-- gin the $118,000 task of lowering Jj jjblock-long section of Washington' Street and adjacent sidewalks by a footnand-a-half. i-That was In early 1979, Just a year after the ground breaking ceremonies bn the block-long site of the' countys new courthouse ind adjacent $19 million jail VThe bridge embarrassment just the first of a number of construction, design and finan- clal foul-ups that have arisen 'Since work'' first began on the 'ambitious project la 1979. The courthouse Is now more than year1; behind schedule and the jail more than two years past its cotnpletion deadline.

T1 am very disappointed with the time it has taken to complete this project, said county super-' Visor Charlie Santana. Its been going Very both, the courthouse. and the jaiL I dont, know wbo iQ blame, the contractors, the county but I am very upset that the A -i- By Wayne King JUtyrtlhwi -SAN FRANCISCO Californias- troubled the tenacious Mediterranean fruit fly qow appear to be plagued by a perverse new enemy, Johnny Medfly, a person who clandestinely flips dead flies into' detection traps as 'false evidence of infestation. V- Officials Of the Medfly Endl-. cation Project are convinced 4hal one or possibly all of three SCfitember finds, which alarmed entomologists battling the de Utfrctive bug, were planted eW ther by an irresponsible pranks- Ftea.markat returns to Ashby enemy By AbbyCohn Ti LIVERMORE A predawn fire Saturday heavily damaged a World War 1-era building at the Buenas-Vidas Youth Ruck for.

troubled youngsters, leaving operators ta search of housing for six foster children. The fire broke at 4:42 am on the second floor of the Structure, but the youngsters pud two adult supervisor managed to escape without injury. Fireflghtcft; responding to the two-alarnt Mize suspect a faulty 1 fireplace may have -touched off the Damage was estimated at more than $100,000. "Thank- God we kad a great'' Thanksgiving before it hap- Poodle a foster parent who works at 89-acrr facility on Arroyo Road. Six more foster children live at a continues to the news writers were food Of saytagFrank McNulty was a maa wbo pot Ms-mouth where his money and who spent a little over four years ta prison as a result McNulty, who lived la Oakland, won in the, Irish Sweepstakes When United States IhternsI Revenue Service asked for its cut about $35,000.

the 82-year-old bachelor got Ms Irishup. v. He had collected the. money, yes. But he had put It iminedi- island- of Jersey.

Therefore, he explained, since the money was ately In' a bank ou the British never brought into the United States, be mired the government, nothin-. 1 He. was Imprisoned foe tax evasion ta 1979. freed ta 1979, jailed again for continued refusal to pay and released for good ta rented space at the adMolyhrd, at Virginia Street and San Pablo rWe dont think of ourselves as competitive with the Ashby mar-ket. vendors.

at all. We never meant to give the Impression that they would not continue to be there, ate said ta defense of a press release issued earlier ta the week which gave sneh. an impression. We think there is. enough room for two or three flea markets in Berkeley, Whatever hap-; pens BART, I think' we can' do well here.

some people are Intiniidated by tte presence of the BART police and phddy wagon at the other market, ate said. Francois Krynen, who sells food from a truck, moved to the new flea market because he can not drive Ms truck into the Ashby parking lot believe both can he said. "I say will take about two mouths for this one to pick up. And I hope the Ashby station market wtil be re-opened." Back at the Ashby station flea market, customers walked along the aisles, looking at hooka, secondhand clothes, shoes, household and baskets. Work was delayed by defective year, probably early June, when flies that are now ta the pupal stage, hidden several inches beneath surface of the soil, will, emerge as.

adult flies. There is also a possibility that some flies will survive the winter ss adults ta isolated warm spots, or microclimates, ta infested areas. i According to project officials, three fly finds ta September are now regarded. as suspicious. "0 By Brands Fayton Flea market shoppers may have.

sometMng to thank BART for after all Now there are two Berkeley flea markets the old one at the Ashby BART station parking lot, and a new one at the schoolyard of Franklin Elemen- tary Saturday, 'after a two-month battle with BART, picked up again at -the Ashby BART station where 39 vendors set up by noon. Because. BART police barricaded the entrances with, chains, the mer- -chants unloaded their wares from cars parked oo the street "We helped each other, said John Davidson, who had some-. carried couches, armchairs, tables and bookshelves into the BART parking lot. Two BART police officen sat in a vail at one entrance and an 1 empty BART paddy wagon was patted ta the loL The controversy began when the BART board of directors vot-.

ed not to extend the operation permit of the five-year-old mar- saying it coris BART money for maintenance and security. The vendors, who said they ta a trap ta Sunnyvale, already sprayed repeatedly with mala-' thtan. Although the fly found was sterile, we of the 4 billion such flies released, to interfere with the -wild flies' breeding cycle, Blake the find suggested. taat spraying was not MUing the planned, casting fears that same wild, fertile flies were surviving. ne edition of the fly nod the manner ta which it was stock in trap suggested a plant, Blake said.

The fly traps are 8ee MEDFLY, Pag C-5 would cover the. cost, decided to fight the eviction and continued to set up their stalls at the park-' tag lot They woe Issued parking tickets at first and then trespass-tag citations. But the vendors woe partially vindicated when, the Berkeley municipal court threw out 168 parking tickets Nov. IS. On Dec.

21, BART lawyers will argue BARTs right to evict the market and attorneys for the vendors will argue their right to stay ta the parking lot. BART officers said they were instructed not to ticket vendors or customers, pending the outcome of that court bearing. Across town, ta the yard of the Franklin school, the Berkeley Bazaar, a new Berkeley flea market celebrated its grand opening with speeches, entertainment, and a few sales. Many id the faces were familiar from the Ashby station flea market "I gave up on the BART parking lot We lost two good months before Christmas, said Aron Moyal, who was selling designer jeans at half-price. hope this will grow to be a good flea market like the one at Ashby.

Effie Williams, manager of the Berkeley Bazaar, said 39 vendors I ter someone trying to sabotage the eradication effort There is compelling evidence that someone is salting or planting flies ta the traps, said Roger a spokesman for the project ta atelephone interview from the Medfly Project headquarters in Los Gatos. At the same Blake and other project officials concede that while some recent finds may be hoaxes, others do not appear to be, and all evidence points to a real and continuing infestation. The dimensions of infestation will not-te known until next station despite chained entrancea. C. 11.

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