Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 27, 2000 · Page 5
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^fe- Lifestyle UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL THURSDAY, JAN. 27,2000 Community aaMi'^MiiniBi mi i --• ** ._ published "Zen Works of Stone- houje," tonight at 7 p.m. at the Mefldocino Book Company. Porfer, who also uses the name Re* Pine, has published a number of translations of works from Chihese philosophy, religion and art. Among his current books in pritft are "Guide to Capturing a Plum Blossom," (1996 winner of the J»EN West translation award), "Lao-tzu's Taoteching," (1997 finalist for the same award), "The ZentTeaching of Bodhidharma," and, "The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain," which will be reissued in a revised and expanded edition by Copper Canyon Press this June. Pprter is also the author of "Road to Heaven," an account of , his encounters with modem-day Chinese hermits. After living in Taiwan and Hong Kong for 20 years, Porter returned to the United States in 1993, and is currently teaching translation at the Dharma Realm Buddhist University at the City of Ten Thousand Bud- dhas. The work from which he will read on Thursday evening includes his translations of the poetry and sermons of a 14th century Chinese Zen monk who spent most of his life as a hermit. Reading expert to speak in Ukiah - ,The Redwood Empire Associ- a'tio.n for the Education of Young ChHdren and Mendocino College are co-sponsoring a conference tHis; Saturday, Jan. 29, for the parents of children from birth to Seven. ^' The keynote speaker will be Dr. Hallie Kay Yopp, a nationally recognized expert on the importance of early literacy experi- fcnces for children. Yopp is a pro- fe'ssor of elementary, bilingual a'nd'reading education at California-State University at Fullerton. ftrriong the titles of her books are: "Apples and Boo-noo-noos: •Sbh'gs and Activities for Phone- ttiic Awareness;" "Literature •Rased Reading Activities;" and ".Re'ady for Reading: A Hand- Hook For Parents of Preschoolers!" •^ 'Yopp will discuss the impor- Recipes tance of reading and conversation in the home for parents who wish their children to be successful readers in school. Additional workshops will be offered in music, clay, infant and toddler development, quality day care programs and other topics. The conference cost is $25 and a half unit is available from Mendocino College. Registration is available at the door and everyone is encouraged to bring a sack lunch and join others for luncheon networking sessions. Registration is from 8 to 8:30 a.m., in the Ukiah High School Cafetori- um. Anyone with questions may call Gail Mon Pere at 462-1865, or Suzie Newman at 468-5527. Candidates forum on Studio 3 Studio 3 has produced the Coyote Valley Tribal Council's Candidates forum for the Mendocino County viewer. Broadcast of this two-hour show begun Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 5 to 7 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. The program will be repeated on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. On Saturday, times will be 3 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to noon. Tune in cable channel 14 for local political activities. Nursing Center sells See's Candy Volunteers will be taking orders for See's Candy for Valentine's Day through Jan. 31. Payments need to accompany orders. Deliveries will be made the following week. All proceeds will benefit the resident activity fund at Valley View Skilled Nursing Center, 1162 S. Dora St., Ukiah. To order or for more information, call Sydney Pearson at 462-6093 or 462-1436. MPIC holds job club The Mendocino Private Industry Council, Inc. is offering a .weekly Job Club that is free to the publi6:' '• Job Club meetings are Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m., at the MPIC Assessment Center located at 625 Kings Court in Ukiah. Job Club topics include "Making Career Decisions," "Labor Market Information," "Resume and Cover Letter Writing," as well as featured guest speakers from the community. The next Job Club is Wednesday, Feb. 2, and the topic is "Career Decisions." To sign up for this workshop, call MPIC at 468-1196, or toll-free 1-800-6161196. Republicans hold Lincoln Day dinner The Mendocino County Republican Central Committee and the Republican Party of Lake County, are hosting an evening of dining, music, and a silent auction at the Lake Mendocino Club House Saturday, Feb. 12. Catering is by Zack's and is $35 per person. Social hour is at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Dave Stiring, Pacific Legal Foundation and Former Deputy Attorney General. The topic will be "Property Rights and Abraham Lincoln." Please RSVP to Diane Pauli at 743-1493. For more information, contact Angie Svendsen at 463-2914. Scholarships for students offered Soroptimist International of Ukiah has distributed applications for three scholarships totaling $2,500. Applications can be obtained at all area high schools for the $1,000 academic scholarship and the $1,000 vocational scholarship. Also available is the Shirley Grover Law Enforcement Scholarship for $500. Applications for this scholarship are available at all area high schools, Mendocino Community College, the Ukiah Police Department and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office. The application deadline is Marchi5,, r • Applications can also be obtained by.calling Lucille, Mirata at 468-0179. Career Fair 2000 Students and the community partlcpate in the 1998 Career Fair. Registrations now being accepted Registration to participate in the 13th Annual Mendocino College Career Fair is now being accepted. This year's fair will be held Friday, April 7,9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Mendocino College Gym in Ukiah. This event is sponsored by Mendocino College, Mendocino County Office of Education and the Mendocino Private Industry Council (MPIC) - Partners of Mendocino Works. Career Fair 2000 will provide an opportunity for businesses to exchange information about their company, the kinds of careers that exist in their organizations, information on the nature of their work, and how students and job seekers could start in their business; i.e., volunteering, internship, part-time or full-time employment. Last year, approximately 1,000 students and job seekers attend the Career Fair while 90 exhibitors provided information regarding their' businesses and employment opportunities. The $50 registration fee includes a booth and sign for display, a continental breakfast and lunch for two. The luncheon will be held at Redwood Valley Cellars immediately following the Career Fair. Registration forms are available by calling the Mendocino College Career Center at 4683004, or registration can be taken over the phone. The Registration form and fee (payable to Mendocino College) should be mailed to Mendocino College Career Center, Box 3000, Ukiah, CA 95482. For a complete listing of Mendocino College classes and events, visit the Events Calendar at www.mendocino.cc.ca.us. Scout troop wants American flags for project Those who have worn or tattered American flags or have extras and don't know how to retire them properly can drop them off at either the-Ukiah Fire 'bepartmane, '300- Seminary Ave., the Ukiah Valley Fire Dis- trict, 1500 S. State St., or Dun- Scouts of America Eagle Project newood Winery, 2399 N. State for Tropp 49. St., and they will be retired in the proper manner. The project is part 6f the Boy For more information, caH Corey at 463-0334. . , Continued from Page 3 through and mixture appears dry. Makes 5 quarts. "'*"One (3.5 oz.) package fhictowave popcorn yields approximately 3 quarts. Two tablespoons unpopped popcorn 'yields about one quart. ;'• Spicy Chicken Wings 3' pounds chicken wings, tips removed and cut in half 1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon cornstarch ,1/8. teaspoon garlic powder .)/8,teaspoon cayenne pepper .„- Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a |arge broiler pan and rack with aluminum foil. Slit foil at rack openings so fat can drain 'through. Rinse chicken and pat $ry; set aside. .,/i Combine barbecue sauce, 'chili powder, mustard, cornstarch, garlic powder and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Add chicken; stir to coat chicken 'with sauce. Arrange chicken in $n even layer on rack of broiler 'p'an. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or 'Until chicken is tender. Makes 10 t6 12 servings. Spinach Bites '2 packages (17 1/4 oz. each) frozen puff pastry sheets T package (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, cooked and drained ' 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese '1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2'cup low fat cottage cheese 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs 3 eggs, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 4/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon water •'•' Preheat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheets with aluminum • foil; spray foil with nonstick •cooking spray. Thaw pastry •;sheets at room temperature 20 -minutes before unfolding. • ' Combine spinach, Swiss j cheese, onion, cottage cheese, bread crumbs, 2 eggs, salt and nutmeg. On lightly floured surface, unfold each pastry sheet and roll out into a 12-inch square. Cut each sheet into sixteen 3-inch squares. Place 1 teaspoon spinach mixture in center of each square. Beat together remaining egg with water. Brush 2 edges of each square with egg mixture. Fold squares in half to form triangles. Press edges together with a fork. Place filled triangles on foil-lined cookie sheets; brush with egg mixture. (Spinach Bites can be frozen at this point.) Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown and puffed. Makes 64 appetizers. to believe the truth. Parnum Redi-Mix 462-5251 PERMS $20°° Ukiah Beauty College 462-8831 • 1040 N. State St. #C , Ukiah "long hair extra expires 2/11/00 eaa aoou in the Daily Journal Its Just Plain Fun Being a member of the Clubs Swimming ft Racquet Sports* Aerobics, Shaping, Stretch Sauna, Jacuzzi • Cycle Classes • Childcare Activities & Camps No Initiation Fee Special Memberships as low as $29 per month* Calm* Clubs at 468*0441 $2? commnurttd^ii^toxniMmMryty simple. affordable Unlike other plans out there, Adelphia ' Long Distance rates are good 24 hours • a day... Adelphia bills in 6 second increments. Why pay lor time when your not on the phone? rou never have to remember those annoying long access codesl Adelphia doesn't charge you a monthly fee. 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