Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on September 25, 1987 · Page 2
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-FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25,1987 THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL- DF&G study shows a healthy Garcia River I *, Report premature says Townsend By PETER PAGE Journal Stiff Writer Fishermen with long memories are disj missing as "premature" a state study thai found a healthy fishery in the Garcia Riv-i er, but a timber industry representative' claimed the study proves logging and fish ing can be compatible. Brian Hunter, regional director of the Department of Fish and Game, wrote in a letter to county Supervisor Norman dfe Vail that a survey Aug. 17 to 20 found "excellent populations of juvenile steelhead" in the Garcia and some of its tributary creeks. "This report is premature," said Bill Townsend, chairman of the Mendocino County Fish and Game Advisory Commission. "The population they found is not a drop in the bucket compared to what used to be there." The key issue is erosion silting 1 up the river and ruining it as fish habitat, Townsend said. A follow-up study is needed next year, after winter rains, he said, and Hunter agreed. The study was prompted by a letter to Senator Barry Keene from de Vail last December in which de Vail asked Keene's assistance in "determining the cause of the loss of salmon and steelhead stocks in the Garcia River." Hunter, in a report back to de Vail, found populations of juvenile steelhead ranging from 602 per mile on the Garcia River itself, to 11,934 per mile on Rolling Brook. "It's clear that the timber harvest practices, and the rules we have today, are helping," Hunter said in a telephone interview. De Vail welcomed the report as "excellent news" but said he wanted it reviewed by the county Fish and Game Advisory Commission. The Garcia River and its drainage are in the southwest portion of the county in the vacinity of Point Arena. "We are concerned that people think logging is causing problems with the fishery, and we want people to know the populations are good, said Glenys Simmons, spokeswoman for Louisiana- Pacific. L-P has logged continuously in the Gar-, cia River drainage since 1979. The fish and game study proves thai logging, at least under current regulation, is .compatible with a healthy fishery, Simmons said. She noted that the corporation has fish rearing operations in cooperation with private groups in Mendocino and Humboldt counties. L-P also plans to open a facility to rear coho salmon to plant in the Russian River. "The (Garcia) river looks better than it has in a long time, but it's nothing like it was 40 years ago, and it all reverts back to the logging," said Leonard Craig, a lifelong Point Arena resident and an activist in the Save Our Salmon fish rearing effort on the Garcia. » Biggest party in city history on tap Saturday With the theme of "Ukiah, Then & Now, 1876-1987," a community celebration of huge proportions will be held Saturday to celebrate the completion of Ukiah's new Civic Center — the restored and renovated Yokayo Elementary School building on Oak Street Beginning at 1 p.m. a parade will feature the Ukiahi Band, flags, young people and old, new cars and old, along with entertainers who will be performing at the Civic Center during the day's activities following the parade. Depicting the move from "old to new," the parade will march through the center of town ceremonially emptying out the old city offices and moving into the new. It is hoped that everyone will join in at the end of the parade and progress to the new facility. Mayor Colleen Henderson will be in charge of the dedication ceremony which will begin at the conclusion of the parade. City council members, former Ukiah mayors and city council members, school officials, and other city dignitaries will take part in the program. A time capsule for the new building as well as a planting of Ukiah's city flower, the lilac, will also be part of the ceremony. All types of food will be sold by local service clubs during the day. Ukiah Lions Club will be selling balloons, soda pop and snacks; Concillio Latino, Mexican specialties; BPW, cookies and desserts; Soroptomists, hot dogs and coke; Job's Daughters, cotton candy; Ki- wannis, hamburgers; Ukiahi Safer- ides and SADD, lemonade and iced tea; Vinter's Association, wine; and Vichy Springs, mineral water. O Celebration Schedule Bruce Schlibiugh (L-r) Susan Schlnslng, Sgt. Chuck Durfee, Jack Christ and Mayor Colleen Henderson get In the act for Saturday's parade. The Ukiarr*Rotary Club will be Latino dancers, ballroom and tango dancers, the Mendocino College featuring a barbecue from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the Sun House Guild will be serving wine and coffee with the meal. Bill Steel will be serving as MC I for the entertainment which will continue throughout the day. Among those featured will be Pomo Indian dancers, Concillio United Way announces campaign team for '87 Lou Delsol, United (Way Campaign Chairman for the Mendo/ Lake area, has announced the 1987 United Way Campaign Team. Max Schlienger of Retech is • chair of the major firms division. He is being assisted by Ted Hester, PG&E; Craig McMillan, County Health Department; Charles Mannon, Savings Bank of Mendocino County; Jack Kummert and Pat McAllister, Wells Fargo Bank and John Fetzer of Fetzer Vineyards. The small business division is being headed up by Gene Edinger of Bank of America, Lakeport. Doctors are being contacted by Nabil Girgis, dentists by Stephen Pasternak and attorneys by Conrad Cox. Dick Selzer of Selzer Realty is chairing the residential and pacesetters divisions, while Candice Horsley will be handling the City of Ukiah campaign. Lake County Schools will be chaired by Bill Cornelison, Kpnocti Unified School District, while the Lake County Employees campaign will be handled by Ezbon Jen of the County Health Department. Mendocino County Employees will be contacted by Craig McMillan and his assistant, Betty Austin. Delsol, former Mendocino County Superintendent of Schools, will work with both the city and county school systems. The campaign goal for the two counties is $96,500. Contributions can be sent to United Way for North Bay, P.O. Box 124, Ukiah, CA 95482. Gene Edinger, Small Business Division Chairman for the 1987 United Way Campaign, is hoping to raise $2,600 for this year's campaign through a "Small Business Blitz" scheduled for Wednesday, September 30. Local business owners will be visited by a team of United Way volunteers that day, and asked to make a contribution. Assisting Edinger with the blitz will be fellow Bank of America employees Mary Corippo and Ann Sims, and Fred Schneiter of Pacific Bell. United Way for North Bay serves 40 health and human service agencies in the Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma County areas. Contributions can be sent to P.O. Box 124, Ukiah 95482. Jazz Choir and Jazz Quartet, Earth Trek, Aikido gymnastics, Mendocino Ballet Company, Carol Bartolomei Dance Studio, the Barber- shoppers, "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe" by Ukiah Players, a Children's Theater presentation, "Sword Play" — a fencing demonstration, the Ukiah Prome- naders, and the Ukiah Symphony. Scenes from Carousel and Pirates of Penzance will also be shown. Tours of the new facility will be conducted between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Historical exhibits are being planned for display in the new complex and will consist of pictures and memorabilia about local history, the city flower, the city seal, construction of Yokayo School, historic Ukiah homes and city buildings. An art show will be held along the park on Seminary with local artists featuring local scenes. A fashion show of historic clothing is also planned. A street dance from 8 p.m. until midnight will conclude the day's activities. A printed program will be part of the memorabilia to be given away and will be comprised of drawings by Bard Zensen of the newly restored building and the city flower as well as the agenda of the day, historical text, photos, and acknowledgements. Commemorative buttons displaying the lilac and a drawing of the building will also be given out. Flags are to line Seminary Avenue and a banner in front will all be part of the decorations. The Ukiah Garden Club will furnish flower arrangements. A community celebration and staged by the citizens of Ukiah, September 26,1987 will surely be a. day to remember. We hope that each and every one of you will plan to participate in the festivities of this historic event. Schedule of Events Sept. 26 1 p.m. Parade • (Old Police Station) Civic Center 2 p.m. Dedication Ceremony Mayor Colleen Henderson presiding 2:45 p.m. Variety Show Bill Steele, MC Center Stage 2:45 rxm. Pomo Indian Dancers 3 p.m. Earth Trek Dancers 3:15 p.m. The Mavericks Barbershop Quartet 3:30 p.m. St. Marys Youth Group Latin American Folk Dances 3:50 p.m. Ukiah Saxophone Quartet 4:05 p.m. League of Women Voters — "You've Come a Long Way Lady" 4:20 p.m. Bartolomei Studio Jazz Dancers 4:35 p.m. Stringworks 4:50 p.m. Mendocino Ballet Co. 5:05 p.m. Sounds Promising Jazz Vocal 5:20 p.m. Historical Fashion Show 5:35 p.m. Swordplay 5:50 p.m. The Glorysingers 6:05 p.m. Armando y Victoria Tango Dancers 6:10 p.m. Ukiah Symphony 6:30 p.m. MCC "Carousel" Play- ers •-.! 6:45 p.m. Ukiah Promenaders \> 7:05 p.m. Elizabeth Mac Dougall •-„• piano " M 7:20 p.m. Linda Johnston belly- .-.-j dancing <") 7:35 p.m. Paula Samonte & Wil Sicgel Young Peoples Theater (North Stage) 3 p.m. Ukiah Gymnastics 3:15 p.m. Ukiah Akido 3:30 p.m. Ukiah Childrens' Theater - Scenes from "Rumplestiltskin" 4 p.m. Dancing Pig Players - "Higglety, Pigglety, Pop" 4:45 p.m. Ukiah Players - "Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe" 5:15 p.m. ABC Dance Company - "Magic Theater" On the Fountain 2-6 p.m. Food & Beverage Concessions Antique Car Show Memorabilia Concessions Art Exhibit 3-7 p.m. Historical Exhibit Civic Center Tours 6-9 p.m. Ukiah Rotary Barbeque 8 p.m.- midnight Street Dance featuring "Ralene and Sweetwater" Featuring: * Breakfast •* LOnch Buffet Mon-Fri 11-2 # Dim Sum Served 7am-2pm -fr American Dinners £ Bar- Now Open -tr Cantonese Cuisine —, 1090 S. State St., Ukiah 462-1221 si Orders to go • Open 7 days a week 7am-10pm TWO LIQUIDATION AUCTIONS AUCTION » 1 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 • 11:00 a.m. AUTOMOTIVE SHOP — UPPER LAKE, CA. (R and R garage - H/way 20 and Main Street) 1MI Ford Wrecker, dl*gno*tlc equipment, commercial air compre*ior, John Bean alignment rack, automotive tools, manual*, new and used parts, complete line of Foley Saw sharpening equipment from Castro valley Shop and much more. AUCTION * 2 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3 -11:00 a.m. SHEET METAL SHOP — KELSEYVILLE Rodriguez and Son Heating and Air Conditioning H/way 29 and Cole Creek Rd., 3 miles So. Kelseyville) 1969 Ford FlOO Service Truck, sheet metal breaks, formers, stakes, spot welders, work tables, Jenle super lift and much more. PREVIEW 8:00 o.m.-l 1:00 a.m. BOTH AUCTIONS A 5% BUYER PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO ALL PURCHASES. For brochures or information call: (707)275-2894 GORDON'S AUCTION SERVICE Col. Gordon Liebccber Auctioneer. Sale Mai Sute Lie. * 379 P.O. Bo» 999, Upper Uke, Cm. 95485 No lawyers for vets SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Veterans Administration, which finds itself in a painful lawsuit by veterans demanding lawyers for radiation exposure cases, says veterans are better off without lawyers. Overturning an 1864 law that has made it virtually impossible for veterans to get lawyers when seeking disability benefits "would make the system more formal, more adversarial," the VA's chief counsel, Donald Ivers, said in an interview Thursday. "I frankly don't think the end result (in benefit claims), veteran by veteran, would be significantly different. It would just take longer." 50/50 SAVINGS CLOVERDALE GRAPE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 25,26 & 27 MUSIC-MUSIC-MUSIC 50's- Wtstern NASA chief sees Soviets landing men on Mars first SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Soviets will beat the United States to Mars, probably landing cosmonauts on that planet by the end of the century, according to NASA administrator James Fletcher. "They probably would win a race," Fletcher told the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday. A cooperative flight to Mars with the Soviets "is a possibility that should be examined," added Fletcher, who was in San Francisco to address the Commonwealth Club. Fletcher, head of NASA in the early 1970s, came back to direct the agency after last year's Challenger disaster. The American space program is "solidly on the road back to reliable operations," he said, but added the program must be rebuilt on a Steady, step-by-step basis." He said that about the time the Soviets land on Mars the United States should be concentrating on such missions as a permanent base on the moon and scientific uses of a space station as preliminary steps to any Mars mission. Belcher told the club a space station was "the key to our future in space" and essential to eventual •recovery of space leadership. Purchase '50 worth of Childrens Clothing or Toys and get- 50% OFF Anything over the first *50 COME JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE REDWOOD EMPIRE GRAPE HARVEST 30 Mlnutis North of Santa ROM Right On Hi*»y 101 EVENTS Great time to stock up for Christmas and for —, that warm clothing for fall and winter. Little Brown Bear Wlr* Ttsiing Gourmet Food Stow Wintry Ditplfyt Homtm** Win* Judging Grit* Stomp Vqpttbk Dlspltys Wintry Olympiads KldsGiirm Brldgt Building Conttft LlpsyncContot A Shop for Children Parking In Rear • Open Daily • Sunday 12-4 113 S. State * Ukiah FltU Graft Displays Grap» Murals Grapt Culinary Country Wtthrn Danct GraptKtlattdAiisA Saturday Crafts GrtptKlngContot FtowtrShowtGardtns Llama-Rama Antlguf t, Classic Car Show * Salts Loads of Wlcious Foods Admission $2.00 KkteUndwl 2 FREEH

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