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16 pages, Volume 148 Number 16 tywide version are raising issues with some who work with the county's homeless. "In theory I don't think the ordinance is a bad idea, but it has to have a financial component," said David Youssoupoff, program manager for the Coast Community Center in Fort Bragg. Youpousoff said he has seen the effects of Ukiah's anti-camping ordinance across the county. At the Ukiah Community Center, Youssoupoff said they have seen the number of people seeking aid increase by 25 percent since the ordinance passed, overwhelming the center financially. "We don't have the money to take on more clients," Youssoupoff said. A county study estimated there are approximately 1,900 homeless people in the county at any one time. By contrast there are only 92 shelter beds in the county, Youssoupoff said. There are an additional 50 transitional housing beds but the waiting period can be as long as six months. "If we go to all the homeless people and tell them to get off the


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Advocates warn against county anti-camping ordinance

Similar law struck down in LA where not enough homeless beds exist

By BEN BROWN The Daily Journal

The Ukiah Police Department has declared its ordinances against public camping and aggressive panhandling a success, but plans for a coun-

streets, where are we going to put them?" Youssoupoff asked. "It is safe to say that we do not have adequate shelter," said Susan Era, Deputy Director of Mendocino Counties Adult Services Division. Youssoupoff said he understands the reason for the anti-camping ordiSee HOMELESS, Page 16


Hit and run probe opened

Man found dead near Parducci Road

By BEN BROWN The Daily Journal

A man found dead on the shoulder of North State Street was the victim of a hit and run. According to the California Highway Patrol, Richard W. Swafford, 38, of Ukiah, was walking in an unknown direction on North State Street, north of Parducci Road, when he was struck and killed by an unidentified vehicle traveling southbound on North State Street. The unidentified driver fled the scene after striking Swafford.

Swafford was thrown approximately 10 feet up onto the shoulder and appears to have died immediately of his injuries. Swafford's body was discovered a 9:49 a.m. Saturday by a group of children on bicycles. A small shrine composed of wildflowers has been erected on the spot Swafford's body was found. CHP spokesman Robert Simas said they do not have any suspects at this time and does not know the make or model of car the suspect is driving. The case is still under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact CHP. Ben Brown can be reached at [email protected]

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Ukiah High School senior Lauren Bishop (right) and sophomore Elena Jordan, members of the Ukiah Chapter of the Youth Board on Obesity Prevention, post flyers advertising the drop in prices of Cliff and Luna bars at the UHS vending machines on Monday.

Healthier just got cheaper

By LAURA CLARK The Daily Journal

Healthier options in Ukiah High School's vending machines will soon be more affordable. Thanks to the efforts of UHS senior Lauren Bishop and her new found support group -- Ukiah High sophomore Elena Jordan, and alternative education student James Hoffman, also a sophomore, as well as adult coordinator Sherri Steinmann -- the cost of both Luna and Cliff bars will be cut in half (almost) May 1, when they will go from $1.75 to $1. Luna bars, Cliff bars and fruit leather (which costs 50 cents) were incorporated into the high school vending machines last year after Bishop, then the only local representative of the Statewide Youth Board on Obesity Prevention, held a taste test to see what students would and would not eat. Meanwhile, Bishop went from a team of one to a team of four, and the SYBOP received funding from the California Endowment and Kaiser Permanente, making

Ukiah High senior continues push for changes in vending machines

possible local projects such as affordable healthy snacks in Ukiah High's vending machines. "Each group across the state is not only working at a state level doing legislative work, lobbying, and serving on committees, but each local group is also doing a project in their community to take a more individual approach to fight the obesity epidemic that we are currently facing," Bishop said. "Last year I worked with Canteen Vending Services

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A memorial sits by the side of the road on North State Street in memory of Richard Swafford who was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday.

Police:Woman made story up

Climbed into dumpster on her own

By BEN BROWN The Daily Journal

Time to take a week off from TV

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This is "TV Turn Off Week," and First 5 Mendocino encourages families to join the millions of participants nationwide turning off their television to spend more quality time together. Hosting a variety of free community activities, First 5 Mendocino is offering families the chance to enjoy story times, sing-a-longs and family fun night. Events will have free healthy snacks, live entertainment, crafts and the opportunity to sign up for a library card and meet people in the community. Activities include: · Story time at Willits Library, today

at 4 p.m. · Story time at Ukiah Library, Wednesday at 6 p.m. · Family Fun Night at Fort Bragg Library, Wednesday at 6 p.m. · Poetry Stomp at Cheshire Books, Fort Bragg, Thursday at 3:30 p.m. · Sing-A-Long at Caspar Community Center, Caspar, Friday at 2 p.m. · Story time at Bookwinkle's Children's Books, Mendocino, Friday at 2 p.m. · Story time at Mendocino Book Company, Ukiah, Saturday at 11 a.m. · The Home Expo Show, Ukiah, Saturday and Sunday

· Cinco de Mayo, Ukiah, Saturday. Research shows that a child's brain develops most dramatically in the first five years and what parents and care givers do during these years to support their child's growth will have a meaningful impact throughout life. First 5 Mendocino distributes approximately $900,000 in Prop. 10 revenues to programs and services that meet local needs. For more information on `TV-TurnoffWeek" or other FIRST 5 Mendocino programs call 462-4453 or visit

Rebecca Huston, the 32year-old Washington woman who claimed to have been kidnapped at gunpoint, forced to drive to Ukiah and ordered into a dumpster, admitted to making the story up in a statement to Kennewick police investigators Friday. In the statement, Huston said she drove to Ukiah of her own free will, parked her car in front of the Albertson's in the Pear Tree Shopping Center, and climbed into the dumpster. While she was in the dumpster she was picked up by a garbage truck and transported to Ukiah Solid Waste

Management. Huston told detectives she made up the story about the abduction because she was embarrassed. "The allegations that she was kidnapped were false," said Mendocino County Acting-Sheriff Kevin Broin Monday. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office has been working on the case with the Kennewick Police Department since Huston turned up in a pile of garbage at the Ukiah Solid Waste Management transfer station on Plant Road on April 18. Huston told Sheriff's deputies that she had been abducted from the intersection of Clearwater and Edison in Richland, Wash. at gunpoint by a man in a black ski-mask. The man, she said, forced her to drive the 710 miles from

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[\ met her husband and married him in 1946. David and Jane moved to Ukiah in 1961 so David could practice podiatry at the State Hospital. Jane was immediately active in the community upon her arrival in Ukiah. She is a Past President of the Ukiah Garden Club, the League of Women Voters, the United Way and the Mendocino County Performing Arts Center, Inc. As president of the League of Women Voters, Jane attended the Democratic National Convention and met President Lyndon Johnson. She was also a Board Member of the Ukiah Community Concert Association for more than 40 years. She was also very active in the Ukiah Valley Model Railroad Club. Janie was known for producing old fashioned fashion shows for a variety of organizations throughout Ukiah, and she produced the 1976 Bicentennial celebration of Ukiah, celebrating women in history. Janie was known as the "Orchid Lady" because of her love for orchids. Janie will be remembered for her deep love of music, parties at her home in Rogina Heights and model railroads. Janie loved to tell everyone about the special friendships she had made since moving to Ukiah, and how lucky she was to have them. A celebration of her life will be held at Ukiah United Methodist Church Sat, April 29th 2006 at 11:00 AM a visitation will take place on Thursday April 27th from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Eversole Mortuary. A private burial will take place on Friday April 28th. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Ukiah. The family would also like to thank Janie's doctors and the staff at Valley View Skilled Nursing Home for the loving care throughout Janie's illness. Arrangements are under the direction of the Eversole Mortuary [\ years to Betty L. Bruton of Santa Rosa. Beloved father of James E. (Cindy) Bruton of Cloverdale, Ann E. (Don) Parks of Ukiah, Ellen A. (Kenneth) Thengvall of Santa Rosa and Rebecca S. (Michael) Maggart of Benecia. Grandfather of Aimee (Aaron) Schutte, Ashlee Bruton, Scott, Michael, Patrick, Timothy & Brooke Parks, Sarah (Dan) Roeber, Mary Thengvall and David, Daniel & Matthew Maggart. Also survived by nieces & nephews. Jerry was born in Ft. Worth, TX and raised in Dennison, TX, he moved in Sonoma County in 1980. He retired as a major in the U.S. Army after serving 29 years, he was a member of the ROA, MOAA, American Legion Post #247, Royal Arch #53 and the Lafayette Lodge #126 F&AM. He was very active in the Santa Rosa Bible Church, "Official Hug Greeter," circle & squares square dance club and was an Eagle & Scout Master. He loved camping and RVing. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service, Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 3pm at Santa Rosa Bible Church. Pastor Chris Bauer officiating. Donations may be made to the Redwood Gospel Mission, Gideons, Boy Scouts of America or your favorite charity. Arrangements under the care of Santa Rosa Mortuary Eggen & Lance Chapel, 545-3747. [\ ELEANOR FLORA SMITH Eleanor Flora Smith arrest in the 100 block of Main Street in Point Arena at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Sheriff's report, deputies were called to an area in the 100 block of Main Street on reports of a fight involving a baseball bat and bricks. The first deputy on scene discovered Lopez who immediately fled on foot. He was arrested without further incident. According to statements from the victims, Sharon Ilar, 23 and John Logan, 34, both of Manchester, Lopez threw a metal baseball bat at their car, shattering a side window. Lopez also allegedly threw a chunk of concrete at Ilar and Logan and threatened them with a knife according to the sheriff's report. Neither Ilar not Logan were injured. Lopez is being held at the county jail on a $30,000 bond. ARREST -- Kenneth Hanover Sr. 39, of Covelo, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony assault on a cohabitant at the intersection of Highway 162 and Howard Street in Covelo at 10 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Sheriff's report, deputies responded to a call from a woman who said Hanover had confronted her while intoxicated. When she

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JANE MILDRED HASKELL Jane Mildred Haskell, 80, of Ukiah, passed away on April 22, 2006 after a long illness. Jane was born on May 26, 1925 in Stockton, California. Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. David Edward Haskell Jr. She is survived by her son David, III; her son Michael, and his children James and Alicia; and her son Robin and his wife Wendy, and their children, Natasha, Rachel, and Tyler. She is also survived by her sisters Jessie Lee Winston, Nellie Watkins, and Barbara Bryan, and her brother Fred Grischot. She was also preceded in death by her brother and sisters,Zella Grischott, Lawrence Grischott, Verne Pickney, Georgelee Grischott, and Francis Gaskin. Jane was one of 10 children growing up during the depression in Stockton, California. In the early 1940's she moved to San Francisco to attend U.C. Berkeley. It was there she

GERALD M. "JERRY" BRUTON Bruton, Gerald M. "Jerry" went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, April 19, 2006 in Santa Rosa. Loving husband of 62

born Eleanor Flora Davis; June 9, 1919 passed away Sunday, April 23, 2006 surrounded by family. Eleanor met her husband, the Love of Her Life in San Francisco, CA. Eleanor and Henry I. "Smitty" Smith were married Feb. 2, 1937. The young couple who lovingly called each other "Sam" and "Jim" walked across the Golden Gate Bridge on opening day, 1937. During WWII, Eleanor (Sam) was San Francisco's own "Rosie the Riveter" working in a shipyard as a welder. After raising their children in San Francisco, Eleanor and "Jim" moved to Ukiah and opened Smitty's Truck Parts. Eleanor is survived by her husband Henry Smith, her four children and their spouses Robert and Leslie Smith, Charlene and Richard Thompson, Janet and Richard Deal and Kenneth and Heide Smith. Eleanor is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. A private family burial will be held. [\ BRUCE `BEAR' UHRHAMMER At his request no services are to be held for Bruce "Bear" Uhrhammer of Hopland who passed away at his home on Thursday, April 19, 2006. Born July 19, 1953 in Salem, Oregon, he served a brief stint in the US Army during Viet Nam and worked as a truck driver. He loved motorcycles and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be remembered tried to flee in her vehicle Hanover pursued her in his, ramming her several times, the victim said. Damage to the victim's car supported her statement according to the report. Deputies tried to contact Hanover at the Wagon Wheel motel but he fled out the rear room window and deputies lost track of him. Deputies kept Hanover's room under surveillance and arrested him when he returned. He is being held at the county jail on a $30,000 bond. ARREST -- Tyler Jeremy Moretto, 18, of Laytonville, was arrested on suspicion of sexual penetration with force and unlawful sex with a minor at 1 a.m. Sunday.

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as a loving husband, and father who was loved by all. He was a colorful person with a good sense of humor. Bruce is survived by his wife, Barbara Uhrhammer of Hopland, daughters Brandy Watson of Hopland, Amey and Robert Silva of Hopland, brother Rick Uhrhammer of Hopland and grandchildren Shelby and Austin Silva. The Eversole Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. [\ DANA CAMILLE STEWART LAMON Dana Camille Stewart Lamon, born September 27, 1954, died of thyroid cancer on April 20, 2006. Wife of Scot Lamon of Willits, CA. Former teacher at Thomas Academy in Kirkland, WA, therapist for the County of Mendocino. Leaves behind two daughters; Rachel Marie Lamon and Sarah Camille Lamon Mitchell and her husband Thero Mitchell, Jr. and their newborn son Thero Mitchell, III., parents Don and Dorothy Stewart and family, the Schultz clan, and the Rosie Lamon family. A private family service will be followed by a potluck wake with friends on Saturday April 29th, 1:00 PM at the family home; 18480 Shafer Ranch Road, Willits. Remembrances can be made in Dana's name to the Phoenix Hospice, One Madrone Street, Willits, CA 95490. The Empire Mortuary is assisting the family.

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The world briefly

Bush: massive deportation not realistic

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- President Bush, rebutting lawmakers advocating a law-and-order approach to immigration, said Monday that those who are calling for massive deportation of the estimated 11 million foreigners living illegally in the United States are not being realistic. "Massive deportation of the people here is not going to work," Bush said as a Congress divided over immigration returned from a two-week recess. "It's just not going to work." In addition to speaking here, Bush was meeting Tuesday with a bipartisan group of senators at the White House to press his case. Bush spoke in support of a stalled Senate bill that includes provisions that would allow for eventual citizenship to some of the illegal immigrants already here. Some conservatives say that would amount to amnesty. "This is one of the really important questions Congress is going to have to deal with," Bush said. The president said he thought the Senate "had an interesting approach by saying that if you'd been here for five years or less, you're treated one way, and five years or more, you're treated another."


The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205. ARREST -- John Dunn, 31, of Santa Rosa, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in the 200 block of Mason Street at 2:02 a.m. Saturday. Dunn was released after being cited. ARREST -- A 16-year-old male juvenile, hometown unknown, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft in the 900 block at Waugh Lane at 10:31 a.m. Saturday. ARREST -- Thomas William Duce, 47, of Washington, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in the 1200 block of South State Street at 10:03 p.m. Saturday. Duce was released after being cited. ARREST -- Elisa Reneee Gomez, 22, of Santa Rosa, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in the 300 block of North Main Street at 1:59 a.m. Sunday.


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BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A string of car bombs rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 10 people and wounding nearly 80 in an apparent campaign to discredit Iraq's new leadership. At least 15 people were killed in other bombings and shootings. Police also discovered the bodies of 28 people in the capital and the northern city of Mosul. They included 15 police recruits from Ramadi who were kidnapped Sunday and slain by insurgents, police said.The seven car bombs exploded over a five-hour period in six widely separated neighborhoods across the capital. The first blast occurred near the Health Ministry and killed five people, Lt. Col. Faleh alMohammedawi said. Two hours later, bombs hidden in two cars exploded near Mustansiriya University, killing five others, including a 10-year-old boy, al-Mohammedawi said. Blasts also occurred in central Baghdad, the Karradah district, Mansour and the New Baghdad area in the east of the capital. Al-Mohammedawi put the total number of wounded at nearly 80, most of them in the two fatal bombings.

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DEAR DR. GOTT: Last month, I passed out at home and ended up in the intensive-care unit for two days. Primary diagnosis: syncope and hyponatremia. I believe this means fainting, dizziness and low electrolytes. I don't understand what all this means, why it happened, and how to prevent it from happening again. I've asked three doctors and don't seem to get an answer to my questions. I've enclosed my reports from my hospital stay; if you could help me understand what happened and why, I'd appreciate it. I worry about this every day. Thank you for your help. I'm 63 years old. DEAR READER: You have analyzed your problem quite correctly: faintness secondary to low electrolytes. The issue, as I see it, is why were your electrolytes low? The term electrolytes refers to many substances, including sodium, potassium and other minerals, that are vital for normal metabolism. If a person is deficient in one or more, the heart rate can be affected, leading to lightheadedness and other symptoms. Electrolyte depletion is a well-recognized consequence of chronic therapy with diuretic (water-eliminating) drugs. In addition to my concern about why your electrolytes dropped, I am uncomfortable about your doctors' failure to explain why this imbalance occurred and what can be done to prevent future problems. As a patient, you are entitled to an understandable explanation of what happened and why, even though the answer to such questions may be "I don't know." This should be followed rapidly by, "But I will refer you to a specialist to find out." In reviewing the lab work you supplied, I was struck by the fact that you had not only a low potassium level (3.4) but a low sodium level (119) as well. While you're awaiting a follow-up appointment with your primary care physician, consider drinking one V8 juice cocktail a day unless you are already receiving prescription electrolyte supplements. Insist on a review of your health issues and let me know how this turns out. DEAR DR. GOTT: About two years ago, my aunt, who is 70 years old, developed heart problems. A stent was inserted, and she was placed on Zocor, aspirin, hydrochlorothiazide and atenolol. She will be adding Zetia to her daily regimen shortly. Since all of this started, my aunt has suffered nonstop itching all over her body. She has talked to her doctor, and he prescribed Allegra, which only made her feel drugged. Now the doctor is thinking this may be psychosomatic. Can you think of anything that may be causing the itching? She isn't getting much sleep. DEAR READER: Until disproved by allergy testing, your aunt may be suffering a reaction to one of her medications. In my view, psychological causes are at the bottom of the list. Were I her physician, I'd request an immediate consultation with an allergist. Doctor Gott is a practicing physician and the author of the new book "Live Longer, Live Better" (Quill Driver Books,; 1-800-6057176). If readers would like to contact Dr. Gott, they may write him through your newspaper or send their mail directly to Dr. Gott c/o United Media, 200 Madison Ave., 4th fl., New York, NY 10016. However, if readers want to request a newsletter, they should write to the Ohio address.

Pregnancy is a time of wonder and awe. The life growing inside the womb brings excitement and anticipation to expecting families. Parents come together in preparation for the coming changes. Pregnancy also brings physical challenges to expecting mothers. For better and sometimes for worse, hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy can alter the function of nearly every system in the body: the circulatory system increases blood flow to the womb almost immediately; the digestive system may bring morning sickness; the muscles and tendons change to accommodate the growing belly. These changes put strain on a pregnant woman, sometimes making pregnancy very uncomfortable. One of the most common problems associated with pregnancy in the first trimester is hyperemesis gravidarum, commonly called "morning sickness". For some women, it effects them only in the morning before they have eaten, hence the name morning sickness, but it may occur any time of day. But for some women, they are nauseous for their entire term. In such cases, getting adequate nutrition is threatened, and sometimes intravenous nutrition becomes necessary. Chinese medicine offers very effective treatment for this problem. During pregnancy, the energy of the reproductive system shifts from the menstrual flow downward to upward holding and lifting. A concurrent effect of this upward energy is called "Rebellious Stomach Qi" (morning sickness). Acupuncture at the "Inner Gate" point, and Chinese herbal formulas, including herbs such as ginger, bamboo and citrus peel, can quiet this rebellious qi, sometimes immediately, reducing and eliminating the morning sickness. Another common first trimester problem is threatened miscarriage. Statistically, one out of three first-time pregnancies ends in miscarriage. But for some women, miscarriage is a common recurrent problem. There is no clear way to predict if a pregnancy is strong or not. If you had menstrual problems or difficulty getting pregnant, it is advised that you

Rabbits are a well-known symbol for fertility and the coming of the spring season found in various cultures, due to their prolific procreation rest is often prescribed for this ery, muscles and tendons are be a bit careful in the first trimester, paying special attenproblem. Pregnancy continuing strained by the excess weight of the baby and fluid in the tion to rest, nutrition, and past the due date is another womb. Back and lower limb stress-reduction. Acupuncture third trimester problem, sort of pains are common, neck pain to treatment and herbal medicine the opposite of pre-term labor. can treat threatened miscarBoth of these conditions can be a lesser degree, but any joint in riage, depending on what signs addressed with acupuncture: in the body can be affected. Water and symptoms you may have, one situation, treatment reduces retention in the joints can also i.e. cramping, back pain, bleed- uterine contractions and "calms be a factor in the latter part of ing, etc. the fetus"; in the other, specific pregnancy. Because of the excess blood flow and volume Also during the first points are strongly stimulated during the third trimester, very trimester and sometimes conto initiate and sustain uterine rapid results can be attained tinuing through the entire preg- contractions. Herbal formulae with acupuncture for these connancy, the increased need for are also administered blood often results in anemia. Another third trimester prob- ditions. Finally, at the end of pregThis produces fatigue, restless- lem is breech presentation, nancy comes labor and delivness, and sleeplessness. Dietary where the baby is head up in ery. If you are pregnant for the recommendations specific to the womb. If the baby is first time, you can't really tell each woman coupled with indi- breeched, it is best to begin if you will have a difficult vidualized herbal prescriptions with treatment at around seven labor or not. Some women can swiftly and effectively alle- months. An adjunctive techhave familial patterns, and can viate this problem. nique, called moxibustion, is ask mothers and sisters about One treatment that is used used to warm a point on the their experience. But that is not for all pregnant women in my outside of the little toe. It is a always a reliable predictor. If practice is called the "Healthy simple and enjoyable proceyou have already had one child, Baby Treatment" or the "Pretty dure, and one which can be Baby Treatment". It employs done at home with the help of a you might expect that to forecast the subsequent births. several powerful points to help partner or older child. I have Often this is true, but not clear away toxins and keep the heard of seemingly miraculous always. Acupuncture and energy flowing properly to and results from patients who have Chinese herbal medicine can be from the fetus and womb. It is used this technique. Compared used during labor to stimulate administered at the end of the to the sometimes rough manual uterine contractions, dilate the first and second trimesters. This repositioning that is used for cervix, reduce pain, and sustain treatment supports theoverall some breech presentations, this energy until delivering your pregnancy and embryo and method is a welcomed alternababy. fetus development as a general tive which, if done regularly If you hope to have a natural supplement. and properly, is extremely pregnancy and (vaginal) birth, In the third trimester, there effective. the best way to prepare for an are several issues that affect Many women also experieasy labor is to maintain your pregnant women. Pre-term ence joint and muscle problems health throughout the entire labor can threaten and result in in the third trimester. premature delivery. Strict bed Approaching labor and delivSee PREGNANCY, Page 5


ALANON: Family and friends of alcoholics; noon on Tuesdays, noon on Fridays and 10:30 on Saturdays; Calvary Baptist Church, 465 Luce Ave.; 463-1867 or 6212721. Alcoholics Anonymous: Daily; call 4627123, Breastfeeding Support Group: meets second Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon and fourth Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon; Mendocino County Public Health ­ WIC office, 1120 S. Dora; Tess O'Connell, 472-2739. Celebrate Recovery: 12-step group; Fridays; issues include: codependency, substance abuse, depression, eating disorders; Bible based, confidential; teacher/speaker meeting, 7 to 8 p.m.; men's/women's small groups, 8 to 9 p.m.; Ukiah Bible Church, 2140 Arroyo Dr., Ukiah; Dale Higgins, 4689255, or UBC at 462-0151. Childbirth classes: Learn about nutrition during pregnancy , preparing for childbirthh, breastfeeding and infant safety. Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m., 333 Laws Ave., in Ukiah, 472-4603 Council on Domestic Violence: Second Wednesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Public Health Department, 1120 S. Dora St., Conference Room 2, in Ukiah, 472-2699. DBSA: (Depression, Bipolar Support Alliance), Support group meets in Willits first Mondays at 1 p.m.; 300 Creekside, Apt. 3; 456-1133. La Leche League: Breastfeeding group; meets second Tuesday, various times; Nursery Room at Presbyterian Church, corner of S. Dora and W. Perkins; Margaret Turano, 468-9587. Look Good, Feel Better: A program offered by the American Cancer Society for

women undergoing appearance related sideeffects of cancer treatment; meets second Monday of each month at 10 a.m.. Call 4627642 to register. Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group: People with multiple sclerosis can take one more step toward ending effects of MS at the Ukiah group; sponsored by the National MS Society; 7 p.m.; second Tuesday. Men's Cancer Support Group: A supportive place to share your cancer experience; second and fourth Wednesdays of each month; 6 to 7:30 p.m.; at their new offices at 590 S. Dora St.; Mendocino Cancer Resource Center; 467-3828. Narcotics Anonymous: Meetings throughout county; 485-9110. New Life Workshop: Do you need help managing your weight? Noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays; Salvation Army, 714 A S. State St., Ukiah; 468-9577. Overeaters Anonymous: Mondays at 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m.; 741 S. Oak St.; 472-4747. Parkinson's Support Group: Meets third Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Brookside, 1199 S. Dora.. Call Jeff at 485-6057. Sweet Success: The California Diabetes and Pregnancy Program; support for special pregnancies in which women have diabetes; planning pregnancy or are pregnant, need extra support; 463-7527. Tantalizing Tuesdays: Evening events covering various health and wellness topics. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Full Circle, 530 S. Main St., Ukiah. Visit for`calendar of events' for information on specific event topics and teachers; and look for yellow fliers posted throughout the community with the schedule of classes. T.O.P.S.: (Take off pounds sensibly): Meets from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., every Tuesday, at Calvary Baptist Church, 465 Luce Ave; Carolyn Madole, 463-0261. T.O.P.S.: Low-cost, non-profit group meets

every Tuesday at Autumn Leaves, 425 E. Gobbi St., in the community room. Weighin is from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Meeting is from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Linda MacDonald, 467-2391. T.O.P.S.: Every Thursday at Washington Mutual Building community room, 700 S. State St.; meeting is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; it is a low-cost, weight-reduction support group; call 462-4901 or 485-7801. T.O.P.S.: Every Friday at the Meadows Mobile Court clubhouse, 8686 East Road, Redwood Valley; weigh-in is from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; call 485-8260 or 485-1238. Ukiah Community Center Crisis Line: Need help? Call 463-help (4357) or 1 (800) 575-help (4357). Ukiah Diabetes Education: The Diabetes Education Group; 7 p.m.; second Monday; 463-7698. Ukiah Valley Blood Center/Blood Centers of the Pacific: Mondays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 pm.; Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 620 Kings Ct., Suite 110; make appointment, donate, schedule blood drive at workplace; 1 (888) 393-GIVE. Weight-loss Surgery Support Group: Free, open to the public, Gastric Reduction Duodenal Switch (GRDS) support and information group; Central Valley Bariatrics; 1st Friday; 6 p.m.; Bartlett Hall, Ukiah Senior Center complex, 499 Leslie Street, Ukiah; call Ruth Lorain at 485-0455; e-mail, [email protected] Women's Cancer Support Group: A supportive place to share your cancer experience; first and third Thursday of each month; 6 to 7:30 p.m.; at their new offices at 590 S. Dora St.; Mendocino Cancer Resource Center; 467-3828. If you ­ or the organization that you represent ­ change a phone number, an address, or any information in this calendar, please call at the Ukiah Daily Journal at 468-3520, or e-mail us at [email protected]

Essential human touch

The story goes that an emperor wanted to understand child development, so he decided to try an experiment. Several infants were placed in a special room with instructions to the care givers to feed, change their diapers, and to keep them warm but no other contact. The infants did not survive the experiment. Human touch is basic to infant and human well being. Survival and definite health benefits are realized all though life. In the recent years, an increase in infant massage therapy has emerged, According to Andrew Weil, M.D. skin is our largest and perhaps our most sensitive organ, it provides us with ample opportunity to reap the benefits of touch. Studies on touch suggest it may reduce stress, ease arthritic pain, increase air flow in asthmatics, and improve immune function. Other research shows that babies, who receive little physical affection, develop abnormally. In a touch deprived culture like ours, people of all ages need to find ways to touch and be touched. Touching is an easy connection to make because it feels so good. I hug my friends and urge other people to become comfortable doing so. Tools like hand held massagers can't replicate human interaction, so give a massage

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or get one, dance with a partner, and create social connections that are physically emotionally meaningful. Many benefits of touch are attributed to a reduction in cortisol, a stress hormone produced by the adrenal gland. Scientist have also observed changes in heart rate and blood pressure after touching certain points in the body, and noted changes in brain chemicals though to affect stress and pain. Although studies have focused on touch therapy rather than everyday touch, the science likely appeals to both. In recent studies, massage at moderate pressure was effective at lowering cortisol

See DADS, Page 5

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Adios, Seth

To the Editor: You've set the farewell bar pretty low with the publication of Seth Freedland's Sunday column. Nine months of employment calls for a thanks-for-the-memories farewell? Seth, dude, just go. Tom Brigham Ukiah



Volunteer says no sale should have taken place

To the Editor: As one of the volunteers who spent countless hours on and off my job procuring donations and supplies for the horses, as well as being in constant contact with the core volunteers caring for the horses, I feel I must respond to the Ukiah Daily Journal's April 19 and 20 articles on the horses and to offer our perspective. First, it was noted that Denoyer's brother-in-law showed up in a cattle truck. That is not exactly true. One has the image of one of those big double decker cattle trucks that roll up and down our highway. What the man actually had was a stock trailer. While it is common to haul horses in stock trailers, as most ranchers do, we all thought it odd the he was hauling eight (including one stallion and a weanling). Yes, he needed mats and got them. ll of the volunteers there when he arrived had misgivings about this man getting those horses. Many asked him directly if he was connected to Denoyer. He said no! Most of the volunteers had red flags go up the minute the sale was complete and the bids were known. We immediately jumped on the county with our concerns. We were told there was nothing we could do. There was nothing in his application to justify denying it. Just knowing the vet had concerns should have been enough. It could have been delayed long enough to for 24 hours to check on conditions. Why not on this one? The information that came to light Monday took me less than an hour on the Internet to find. Second, Carol Morhorst stated in today's (20th) paper that the county did not rush into this because of money, but because of the volunteers. That is not true! We were all in it for as long as it took to get these horses into good lifelong homes. They had come back from the brink in a very bad situation to become robust and healthy horses. We didn't want there to be even the remotest chance they would ever be in this situation again. The volunteers did not want a sale to happen to these horses. They wanted an adoption program instituted similar to Lake County's. It would have brought in less money, but they would have been in a better place. We expressed those ideason several occassions. The County Counsel said that was impossible. That our county codes call for a sale. So be it. The problem was the sale was rushed. Time was not taken to consider all possible problems and outcomes. Now, they are having to deal with a very big problem because of their haste. Third, it has been very frustrating dealing as volunteers in this situation because the county knew nothing about caring for horses. And probably because of that, every time we turned around we were being asked to do things, organize things or get things that were needed. We were doing the county's job so often I felt all of us should have been on the payroll. In many cases the county passed on the responsibilities, that it should have taken care of, to us. I realize this has been a real learning experience for all of us, and is my hope that all county agencies involved will learn from this and ensure it never happens again. I hope our Supervisors are well versed on this situation because your constiuents are going to be demanding answers as to why this happened. Roni McFadden Willits

The perfect chance for pay as you go

It was a personal defeat for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger when Republican state legislators refused to allow a variable of his proposed $68 billion to $70 billion in new construction and repair bonds onto the June primary election ballot. Schwarzenegger immediately "guaranteed" the bonds would return, using language similarly to his movie character who boasted that "I'll be back." But bonds are nothing like Terminators. They don't necessarily deserve an opportunity for another chance when a better alternative awaits, lacking only political will to become reality. That alternative is "pay-as-you-go," the way most households operate when considering things like roof repairs or expanding a patio, roughly analogous on a micro scale to the gigantic levee, highway, school, jail and other repairs and construction envisioned by Schwarzenegger. There's compelling math for pay-as-you-go. There's also plenty of political reason to adopt that approach, even if the governor's supposed adversaries among Democratic lawmakers have not yet seen it that way. Politically, if Democrats like Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez of East Los Angeles and state Senate President Don Perata of Oakland okay bonds to finance the repairs and improvements virtually all Californians agree are needed, they will be providing Schwarzenegger precisely the platform he wants to run on in his reelection drive this fall. Even if, as Nunez aide Steve Maviglio insists, the bonds "would have many things in them that are great for Democrats - school construction and repair, flood control and plenty of traffic and transit improvement" - they would quickly become Schwarzenegger's bonds, just as when he took over a business-inspired ballot initiative aiming to clamp down on labor union political spending in last fall's special election. The idea wasn't his, but you'd never have known that by listening to him. In the strange choreography of Sacramento, Nunez and his Democratic compadres insist they want bonds voted on this November because "they are good for California." Nobody can be quite sure they'd be saying this or voting for the bonds if legislative Republicans weren't so dead set against them. The truth is fiscally sane Californians should also be highly skeptical of a big new bond issue. For one thing, it would cost the state about $130 billion over the next 30 years to pay back $70 billion in bonds - an average of just over $4 billion per year. If legislators and the governor passed a law guaranteeing that same $4 billion a year for the same type of rebuilding and new construction, the $4 billion per year would only be paid out for about 17 years. Any such pay-as-you-go plan, of course, could stipulate that if state revenues fail to reach a baseline level in any given year, the spending need not occur. This is an idea first advanced by Bill Leonard, a former Republican lawmaker now on the tax-collecting state Board of Equalization. Leonard also noted that construction could occur much more quickly under pay-as-you-go, because the state would neither have to wait for an election to okay spending nor go through the time-consuming exercise of selling bonds. Using bond money to fix the problematic levees of the Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta would mean waiting at least until next summer to get started, setting up another year of flood risks that Schwarzenegger maintains are more severe than those in pre-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. Using pay-as-you-go, reconstruction could begin almost immediately. And where would the $4 billion per year come from? This year, it could come from the approximately $6 billion in unexpected revenue the state has taken in. Some lawmakers prefer to hold onto most of that money just in case tax receipts don't run as high next year. But a the possibility of a flood in the Delta poses far more financial risk than using money already in hand to fix the problems. And once politicians have seen how nice it is to approve projects without needing to ask voter approval, maybe the pay-as-you-go idea will really catch on.

Other opinions

From around the nation

San Jose Mercury News

Urgent problems to tackle in absence of reform plans

Looking at the priorities set by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature, you'd never guess California has a health care crisis. Health insurance premiums have risen in the past five years, and more Californians have no health insurance at all. But bills that attempt to address this crisis in a comprehensive way have no chance of becoming law this year, and nobody is seriously trying to broker a compromise plan that could gain broad support. Maybe next year. In the meantime, California could make progress helping to clear the way for major health care reform. The single most important step is Sen. Martha Escutia's SB 437. It would provide comprehensive health coverage to California's 1 million uninsured children - many of whose parents are working several jobs. During the governor's 2003 campaign, he said: "I think it is important that we take care of our children. And we have to make sure that every child in California is insured. That is the most important thing." He was right. Yet last October, he vetoed the California Healthy Kids Program. He said it did not have a funding source - but that's in part because he also vetoed companion legislation that would have emulated Santa Clara County's model program, seeking private donations and matching funds from the federal government. This year, Schwarzenegger must work with the Legislature to provide children's health insurance. It will save California money in the long run - not only by preventing expensive emergency-room visits but also by helping kids succeed in school and removing a terrible source of stress from hardworking parents. Iraq war, have come forward to blast Rumsfeld for "arrogance," micromanagement, "throwing away 10 years worth of planning," and failing "to build the peace" in Iraq. Add to that damning list the failure to deploy enough troops to secure Iraq following the invasion, the disgrace of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo and the current chaos in Iraq - which has yet to form a government four months after the ... elections - and it's hard to make the case in favor of Rumsfeld. ... There is a great deal that getting rid of the defense secretary would not accomplish. It would not stabilize Iraq, or, for that matter, Afghanistan, which is becoming increasingly vulnerable to incursions from the Taliban and al-Qaida. It would not help Iraqis form a government. It cannot, sadly, reverse the tactical and strategic errors that have been made at Rumsfeld's behest. What bringing in a new defense secretary might do, however, is begin rebuilding trust between the administration and an American public that polls show has seriously lost faith with the White House's performance in Iraq. It would be an acknowledgment that inexcusable mistakes have been made - not simply the errors inherent to the chaos of war - and that the administration has given serious thought to correcting them. ...

Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J.

On calls for firing Sec. of defense Donald Rumsfeld

It's about time President Bush paid heed to the wisdom of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. To paraphrase Rumsfeld's very own words - about the looting that followed the fall of Baghdad - it's true that free people are free to make mistakes and do bad things, and it's true that war is untidy, but when you're in charge of a couple of wars and you make too many mistakes, stuff happens. Getting fired, for instance. This is a suggestion being made with growing frequency by a group generally not known for breaking ranks, particularly during times of war. Six retired generals, all of them involved with the


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TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2006 ­ 5

Staring at the clock Menopause and sleep disorders

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Women's Health Quiz

In observance of National Women's Health Month, Care for Her, a women's health center operated by Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Ukiah. For more information about women's health issues, call Care for Her at 468-1010. (Anwers to be posted next Tuesday) 1. What percentage of women of childbearing age is affected by premenstrual syndrome (PMS)? _ Less than 10% _ 10-20% _ 30-40% _ 40-50% _ More than 50% 2. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is not treatable; you just have to get used to this monthly discomfort. _ True _ False 3. Because pregnancy is a natural process, if you're healthy and become pregnant, you don't really need to worry about seeing a doctor until sometime after your 12th week of pregnancy. _ True _ False 4. If you're young and healthy, you don't really need to make any lifestyle changes when you become pregnant. _ True _ False 5. Once you're pregnant, you only need to see your obstetrician or family practice doctor. _ True _ False 6. More men than women die of heart disease each year in the United States. _ True _ False 7. Which of the diseases listed below is the leading cause of death among women? _ Cardiovascular disease _ Breast cancer _ Colorectal cancer _ Lung cancer _ None of the above 8. All kinds of physical activity help safeguard a woman against osteoporosis _ True _ False 9. Which of the following cancers has the highest mortality rate in women? _ Lung cancer _ Breast cancer _ Colorectal cancer _ Ovarian cancer _ Uterine cancer 10. Approximately how many new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States? _ 2,000 _ 20,000 _ 200,000 _ 2 million 11. How many calories a day does the average, sedentary woman need to maintain her weight? _ 1,000 _ 1,200 _ 1,600 _ 2,200 12. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approves all cosmetic before they go on the market. _ True _ False

Editor's note: May is National Women's Health Month. In celebration of women and their health, this information has been submitted by Care for Her, a women's health center operated by Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Ukiah; 468-1010.

As if hot flashes and mood swings aren't enough! Perimenopause -- the time in life when your reproductive cycle is (finally!) going the way of the horse and buggy -is often marked by wakefulness. Just when you want some shut-eye, you find yourself staring at the clock, wondering how you're going to make it through tomorrow. If it's any comfort, many other women are wide-awake too. However, for those who have a busy daytime schedule, a few hours of lost sleep can really cause trouble. Join the club. Over 60 percent of perimenopausal women report they suffer from the symptoms of insomnia. Snoring becomes more common and heavier. (Gracious!) Sleep apnea (a dangerous condition characterized by long interruptions in the normal breathing pattern) is a sign that a more serious sleeping disorder is developing. Chill, Jill! Tips for getting a good night's sleep · Eat a healthy diet. Avoid large meals, especially before bedtime. Maintain a regular, normal weight. · Exercise regularly, but not in the hours leading up to bedtime. · Avoid nicotine, caffeine and alcohol, especially in the evening. · Dress in lightweight nightclothes; it's good way to keep your cool. Hot flashes frequently accompany sleeplessness. For the same reason, keep your bedroom temperature low. Try running a small fan for some comforting "white noise." · Try some stress-reducing techniques. If you have a real problem in your life, set aside time during the day to focus on it. Leave your cares outside your bedroom -- and don't worry, they'll still be there when the sun shines. Really

give yourself a break. Meditation is another useful technique and there are many good books on the subject. · Make up your own relaxing before-bed a ritual. Make it a habit so that you train your body to expect sleep. About an hour before you turn out the light, shut off the computer or the TV. Take a hot bath; add some fragrant bath salts. Read. Do something soothing; give yourself a manicure, organize your sock drawer or family photos, make a list of everything that's on your mind -- and then put it away for tomorrow. Get yourself ready for sleep. · Skip taking sleeping pills except under a doctor-prescribed regimen. Over-used, you can become dependent on them, actually worsening your condition. · If you wake in the night, don't stare at the clock. It will just increase your anxiety, a common side effect of menopausal insomnia. Let the worries go with a good book and a soothing cup of herbal tea. · If you've had a bad night, try to find time for a 20minute catnap. It can reenergize your day. Avoid taking long naps because you run the risk that poor nighttime sleep will become a pattern. · It could be that your symptoms are so bothersome that you want to bring out the "big guns." If so, hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

may be the right alternative for you. Talk over all the options with your healthcare provider. · Remember: Not all sleeping problems are benign. Sleep apnea can be quite serious. The breathing lapses of sleep apnea have detrimental results on your body's chemistry. They decrease oxygen and increase carbon dioxide in the blood. The stress effects on your body can lead to hypertension, stroke and heart attack. The main symptom of sleep apnea is excessive daytime sleepiness. Often, your partner will be the first to notice that your snoring has gotten much louder or that you are gasping for air as you sleep. Hopefully, they'll mention it. If they do, it is time to see your doctor. Lastly, the next time you wake up at 2 am, take a minute to appreciate that you are not alone; thousands of other women are wide-awake, too. It may surprise you, but some women even come to enjoy their nightly periods of wakefulness. If you feel calm and restful, you may find the nightly solitude becomes a welcome time to catch up on your reading. If you don't find it worrisome, then don't worry about it. Get up; grab your book and a blanket and head to the couch. By the time menopause is over, you'll probably find you're back to your normal sleep patterns. You can celebrate with a warm glass of milk. life-changing experience of birth. If you or someone you know is trying to conceive and having some difficulty, I will be giving a talk and demonstration on Fertility Enhancement on Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at Full Circle Wellness Center, 530 S. Main St. in Ukiah. There is a suggested $5 donation at the door. For more information, please call 462-4448.


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levels while light pressure showed no effect. This may explain why people prefer a firm handshake, says Tiffany Field, M.D., lead researcher and director of the touch institute at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. The research was looking for the mechanism behind the reaction to touch, the outcome revealed that touch had a positive affect on the immune system. Giving touch can be more beneficial than getting it. A study found that the psychological effects of a massage were greater when volunteer grandparents gave a massage

to an infant, then when they received one. Other studies involving parents of children with chronic conditions, found that the parents reduced their own stress levels by giving their children massages. Abusive touching brings on the adverse affects fear, withdrawal, and often times violence. Dads can lead the way in promoting a new revolution. By promoting healthy touching with our infant children, grandchildren, and of course friends. The reason the emperors experiment failed, is because science has understood that touching develops the brain and central nervous system. For Dads From Dads is a monthly feature written by Tome Buske and Herman Meadows, both dads. Herman

is a physical therapist and owner of Meadows Physical Therapy, located at the Park Falls Plaza. Tome is a social worker for True to Life Children's Services as well as a private counselor who offers coaching/mentoring/counseling for men and fathers with a special emphasis on Christian counseling for those who desire it. The intent of these articles is to acknowledge the absolute value fathers play in the lives of their children. This is in no way meant to diminish the absolute value of the mother's role. Our hope is mothers too will find these articles to be valuable also.

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pregnancy. Adequate nutrition, rest, fresh air and exercise are the foundation of your health. To make your pregnancy and delivery as easy as possible, a general suggestion is to have monthly

acupuncture treatments for seven months, then weekly thereafter. Along with acupuncture, dietary and exercise recommendations unique to your needs will be given, and tailored herbal formulas are prescribed. The path of pregnancy is an amazing one, with joys and sadness, pleasure and pain, with the hope of the

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COLLEGE BASEBALL · Marin College at Mendocino College, doubleheader, noon COLLEGE SOFTBALL · Yuba College at Mendocino College, 6:30 p.m. PREP SOFTBALL · Ukiah at Maria Carrillo, 4 p.m. PREP GOLF · Ukiah at Elsie Allen, 3 p.m. PREP SWIMMING · Piner at Ukiah, 4 p.m.

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PREP BASEBALL · Ukiah at Piner, 4 p.m. · Potter Valley at Anderson Valley, 4 p.m. PREP TENNIS · Santa Rosa at Ukiah, 3 p.m. PREP SOFTBALL · Potter Valley at Anderson Valley, 4 p.m. -Calendar listings are culled from the most recent schedules provided by the schools and organizations in our coverage area. Please report schedule changes or incorrect listings to The Daily Journal Sports Department at 468-3518.



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Puma Select teams holding tryouts

Any player 9 to 18 years old who is interested in playing competitive soccer is invited to attend the Puma Select team tryouts. A $12 registration fee will be charged for any player that was not registered in UVYSL in the 2005 season. Tryouts for boys and girls of all ages will take place from 6-8 p.m. on May 1 through May 5. The girls tryouts will be held at the Pomolita track field, while the boys tryout will occur at the Pomolita back fields. Girls ages 13 and older will have two additional tryout dates, April 29 from 3-5 p.m. and May 6 from 3-5 p.m. at Pomolita track field.

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Ukiah's J.J. McMillen chips a shot on the 18th hole Monday during the Ukiah High School Golf Classic. McMillen and the Wildcats finished third at the Classic.

LOS ANGELES -- Former Southern California star Reggie Bush said Monday there was nothing inappropriate about his family living at a home owned by a man who reportedly sought to market him. "When this is all said and done, everybody will see at the end of the day that we've done nothing, absolutely nothing wrong," Bush said in a live ESPN interview. "My parents leased the house, just like any normal family would. It's kind of funny how this whole story is getting blown out of proBush portion." The Pac-10 said Sunday that it will investigate whether any NCAA rules were violated when Bush's family, including mother Denise Griffin, stepfather LaMar Griffin and brother Jovan Griffin lived in the Spring Valley, Calif., house while Bush was still playing for USC last season. Bush declined to say who paid the rent. The home was owned by Michael Michaels, who reportedly attempted to steer Bush toward signing with San Diego agent David Caravantes, and sought to handle Bush's marketing with a new firm he had founded, reported Sunday. NCAA rules prohibit student-athletes and their families from receivSee BUSH, Page 8

Colt tryouts and late sign-ups April 30

Colt League will be holding tryouts on April 30 at 10 a.m. at Anton Stadium. Late sign-ups will also be taken on the same day, starting at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Kris at 468-3800.

Wildcats finish third at Classic

Ukiah also improves to 10-1 in North Bay League play

By RYAN GARNER The Daily Journal

Ukiah High School Booster Club sets meeting for May 1

There will be a Ukiah High School Booster Club meeting Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m in Bulding A in the Career Center. Up for discussion will be a budget request for uniforms. For more information call Sue Wallace at 485-8412.

Girls youth softball umpires needed

The City of Ukiah needs girls youth softball umpires. Pay is $16 per game, with each game having a maximum game time of 90 minutes. The season runs from May-June, and games are played on Monday and Thursday evenings. Applications are available at the City of Ukiah, 411 W. Clay St., or for more information call 4636714.

A team usually doesn't have to square off against three opponents at once, but the Ukiah golf team welcomed the challenge and had a strong showing Monday, finishing third overall at the 20th Annual Ukiah Golf Classic. The Wildcats came into the day with a stellar 8-0 record in North Bay League play, but they were forced to make up postponed matches against Cardinal Newman, Santa Rosa, and Montgomery during the tournament. The day got off to an ominous start for the Wildcat golfers as they completed an earlier match that was suspended due to darkness. Ukiah

suffered its first loss of the season by a single stroke, 401-402, in a two-hole playoff against Cardinal Newman. Bouncing back after the initial disappointment, the Wildcats finished the day with a team score of 384, good enough to claim victories over both Montgomery (398) and Santa Rosa (476). Ukiah currently sits first in their conference with a record of 10-1. They have three matches remaining before the North Bay League tournament begins next Tuesday, including a pivotal matchup with Maria Carrillo on Thursday. "The match I was really worried about was against Montgomery, and it turned out great," said Ukiah head coach Chris Philbrick. "Maria Carrillo is now in second place with a record of 6-2, so first place is going to come down to our final match of the season." Originally scheduled for April

10, the Ukiah Golf Classic featured 90 golfers from 15 area high schools. California High School in San Ramon shot a team score of 376, reclaiming the tournament trophy they had previously captured in 2004. Sonoma finished in second place with a score of 379, and Ukiah rounded out the top three. California senior Eric Crociata took home individual honors, with his final score of 70 holding up as the lowest round of the day. "I was actually feeling pretty sick today and I have a really bad cold," said Crociata. "I almost fell asleep in the middle of the round, but I was able to shoot a pretty good score." Ukiah's Max Brazill finished right behind Crociata with a score of 71 and took home awards in the closest-to-the-pin competition, knocking a tee shot seven-feet, sixSee CLASSIC, Page 7

Big inning propels Eagles

Ruddick notches five RBIs in win over Mustangs

By TONY ADAME The Daily Journal

Mendocino College youth and high school football camps

Mendocino College will host a youth football camp from July 1014 and a high school football camp on July 21. Both camps will be held at Mendocino College from 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. each day, and the cost is $90. This is a full contact camp for ages 6-14. The high school camp will run from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., the cost is $25, and it is a position specific camp for high school age football players. Any questions about either camp can be directed to Mike Mari at 707-468-3098.

A's power up and win

By DAVID JIMENEZ The Associated Press

Ukiah Dolphins swim and water polo camp

The Ukiah dolphins will be holding a swim and water polo combination camp April 24-28 at Ukiah

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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nick Swisher and Eric Chavez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth, and Joe Blanton pitched six solid innings to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Monday night. Swisher homered for the third straight game -- a two-run shot off Texas reliever C.J. Wilson (1-1). It was Swisher's ninth homer of the season and gave Oakland a 2-1 lead. Chavez hit his eighth two pitches later off Wilson. Kevin Mench, who was 3-for-4, hit his fourth home run and added an RBI single for Texas. He has homered in four consecutive games. Oakland, which left 10 men on base before the sixth inning, had lost nine of 12. Texas saw its four-game winning streak end. Blanton (2-2) allowed two runs and eight hits in six innings. He struck out two and walked one. After the Rangers closed within 3-2 on Mench's runscoring single, Brad Wilkerson singled to move Mench to third with one out in the sixth. But Blanton, who had given up 14 runs over his last two starts, escaped trouble when Rod Barajas bounced into an inning-ending double play. Justin Duchscherer pitched a scoreless ninth for his

first save in two chances. Oakland closer Huston Street (strained right pectoral muscle) hasn't pitched since April 18 and isn't expected back before Wednesday. Texas starter Kevin Millwood pitched five shutout innings, but he struggled with his control. He walked six batters and got out of bases-loaded trouble in the third and fourth. He allowed four hits and struck out four. Wilson relieved Millwood and retired the first two batters in the sixth before walking Mark Kotsay. That set up the heroics from Swisher and Chavez, who have combined to hit 17 of Oakland's 27 home runs. Mench's solo shot in the second -- his fourth of the season -- gave Texas a 1-0 lead. He has 13 RBIs over the past five games. Notes: Chavez set the A's all-time franchise record with his 192nd homer as a third baseman. He had shared the mark with Sal Bando. ... Mench is one shy of tying the club record for consecutive games with a home run. Carl Everett (April 14-20, 2003), Alex Rodriguez (Aug. 17-21, 2003) and Mark Teixeira (July 11-19, 2004) hold the mark with five. ... Oakland SS Bobby Crosby (strained right triceps) did not play for the third straight game.

At this point in the season, Mendocino College head coach Kelvin Chapman knows his team inside out. He knows their resiliency, after watching them bounce back from an 0-12 preseason start to take the Bay Valley Conference by storm. He also knows when to push and prod them, and he knows when to back off. Chapman also knows his team never quits. Led by a nine-run fifth inning in the second game of Monday's home doubleheader with Los Medanos College, the Eagles split the allimportant battle between the two second place teams in the BVC with a 13-7, comeback win in the second game after dropping the first game, 5-1. With the split, both Los Medanos and Mendocino are 14-8 in BVC play. The Eagles host Yuba College today, and Los Medanos travels to take on Solano College. A Mendocino sweep will assure them of a second place finish in the BVC. "We made a few mental mistakes in the first game, and their pitcher threw a heck of a game," Chapman said. "But our girls know what they need to do. I've seen what they're made of." In the second game Friday, the Eagles were all about scoring runs. Mendocino jumped out to a 4-1 lead after two innings, which was quickly erased in the third inning when the Mustangs struck for four

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NFL coaches discuss pros, cons of drafting QBs early


Three teams are expected to roll the dice with their first pick Saturday, hoping to get lucky in assessing the NFL's most important position. It's generally accepted that by the end of Round 1, USC's Matt Leinart, Texas' Vince Young and Vanderbilt's Jay Cutler will be off the board. Only time will tell which of the three has what it takes to each the top of his profession. Chances are one or even two of them won't amount to much. A handful of NFL coaches were asked at this year's NFL owners meeting in Orlando about this year's trio of first-round locks and for their thoughts about the position. Although they sat at different tables, what follows is a simulated round table discussion about choosing a quarterback: Picking a winner Baltimore coach Brian Billick: "There's a reason why Bill Walsh never took a firstround quarterback. If you're going to a crap shoot, don't do it in the first round ... you don't want to throw the dice on the fifth, 10th, 15th or 25th pick. You'll do it with the 40th, 50th, sixth round or seventh round. Everybody had Ryan Leaf second, third or fourth on their board, I promise you. It was close between Leaf and Peyton Manning.'' New Orleans coach Sean Payton: "Take the Peyton Manning-Ryan Leaf debate. A lot of people shredded their reputation on those players . ... (quarterback) is a tough position because it comes in all shapes and sizes. ... I think the player's past performance is important. Has he been a consistent winner? Has he brought his team from behind in games? Has he been a guy that has not turned the ball over a lot?'' Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden: "Get me film of all the fourth-quarter games when they're tight or behind so I can see how he performs when it's on the line." Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher: "The key thing, and this is where you have to start, is to ask, how would Jay have done at USC and how would have Matt done at Vanderbilt? Move Vince around a little bit and then start comparing them to one another. Matt had great people around him, Jay made the best of what he had, and Vince is a different type of quarterback.'' Denver coach Mike Shanahan: "What can't you see on film? How he handles himself, how he carries himself. How he handles questions, how he handles people. The great ones, they've got an air about them. At least the great ones I've been around, the Steve Youngs, the John Elways, the Joe Montanas." Bringing them along Minnesota coach Brad Childress: "You wouldn't want that guy on the field the first year. He could play in the preseason. You'd probably have to say this _ if we got that guy and he has to play in the first year, the (bleep)

has hit the fan." Oakland coach Art Shell: "If you've got your veteran quarterback, you sit that guy. I thought what Cincinnati did with Carson Palmer was excellent. What Tennessee did with Steve McNair was excellent. It gives these guys a chance to see what's going on, and to learn." Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher: "You can't dump the entire offense on him at one time. You have to take time. That doesn't mean he can't play early in his first year, or given the right set of circumstance he couldn't come in and start immediately. But you have to be careful at what you put on his plate early." Making a case New York Jets coach Eric Mangini: What makes (Cutler) interesting is he's at a program which hasn't had a lot of success and he's been able to create a level of success they haven't seen. Why was he able to do it? What qualities did he have?" Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden: "You can't look past Leinart's success. His offense is a pro-style offense. You know he can handle the volume of the attack. He's big, he's durable. He's been in lopsided games, but he did great in the Notre Dame situation, even the bowl game against Texas. Phenomenal." Philadelphia coach Andy Reid: "I like (Young's) accuracy. The part I didn't know well enough was sitting down and talking football with him. Met him at the Maxwell awards. He was a lot different than I had been told he was, or expected him to be. He took control of the room. Showed great leadership. That's important. You've got to be able to rally those guys around you." Young's unconventional style Arizona coach Dennis Green: "I think too many quarterbacks fail because they try to make them all the same. If you look for the same quarterback, pretty soon you don't have variations. I think variation is good. The key is, how accurate are you? How successful are you at leading the team?" Atlanta coach Jim Mora: A lot of people are still narrow-minded when it comes to accepting alternate ways on how to play the position. We see that with Mike Vick all the time. People want him to be something he's not. If it's different, we're resistant to it for awhile." Young's subpar Wonderlic test score Miami coach Nick Saban: Any time you take a standardized test, if you're a standardized person, you're OK. But everyone is not standardized. I've got two kids at home. They're not standardized. They learn differently." New York Jets coach Eric Mangini: "I can think of four or five guys who had what could be considered low scores. You get to know them and think, `How could he possibly grade out at this? He's so much smarter than his score indicates. Then you have dumb smart guys. They've got great scores, but can't figure it out."

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The Rental Solutions basketball team won the Ukiah Recreational Basketball title recently. (L-R) Coach Paul Zellman, Peter Zellman, Cary Willeford, Paul Riemenschneider, Tyler Frey, John Thomas, Alex Hernandez, Ryan Houghton Not pictured: Eddie Flores.

Rental Solutions wins Rec title

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Rental Solutions won its last three games to close out a Ukiah Recreational Basketball title, led by Tyler Frey, who averaged a whopping 24 points and 20 rebounds per gameover the final three contests.

March 18, Rental Solutions defeated JC Construction, 7548. March 25 Rental Solutions played two games, defeating Da Most Known Unknowns, 68-50, and cruising past Yokayo Bowl, 77-47. Cary Willeford averaged

22.6 points per game over the three wins, and Peter Zellman chipped in with 16. 3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Other Rental Solutions team members were: Eddie Flores, Alex Hernandes, Ryan Houghton, John Thomas, and Paul Riemenschneider.

For Bonds, every day begins with an `if'

By JANIE McCAULEY The Associated Press

Hernadez comments draw ire

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NEW YORK -- Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez was reprimanded by the team's television network for "inappropriate" remarks during a broadcast about a female member of San Diego's training staff. The former MVP first baseman said women "don't belong in the dugout" when he spotted 33-year-old Kelly Calabrese, the Padres' full-time massage therapist, high-fiving Mike Piazza in the dugout after he hit a home run during New York's 8-1 victory Saturday in San Diego. After Hernandez found out later in the broadcast that Calabrese was with the Padres training staff, he repeated that she shouldn't have been there. "I won't say that women belong in the kitchen, but they don't belong in the dugout," he said. Hernandez, a former Mets star, then laughed and said: "You know I am only teasing. I love you gals out there -- always have."

"Keith Hernandez made inappropriate comments regarding the presence of a female massage therapist of the San Diego Padres who was in the dugout," SportsNet New York said in a statement Monday. Hernandez said Sunday that he was sorry if he offended anyone. He also said that baseball's rulebook allowed only the head trainer and assistant trainer in the dugout. But a Major League Baseball memo previously sent to all clubs said that in addition to the two trainers, one member of the conditioning staff was permitted in the dugout during games. After Hernandez's remarks, MLB called the Padres and verified that, indeed, Calabrese was allowed. Calabrese said Sunday that she was flabbergasted by Hernandez's comments. "It's a little shocking but you know what -- it happens," she said. "He not only discredited me as a person, but he discredited women."

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds says he will wake up one day and know it's time to retire, no matter where he stands on the career home run list. Right now, the San Francisco slugger is sore and struggling to find his powerful stroke -- and he acknowledges passing home run king Hank Aaron has become a long shot. "I never chased Hank to begin with," Bonds said Monday, standing by his locker before the Giants opened a three-game series against the New York Mets. "It's all if. Everything's if, right?" he said of how long his body will allow him to keep playing. "How do I feel? I feel sore, but I'm going to hang in there. ... When you become an older player, you become dayto-day. Whenever I wake up and say 'That's it,' that's the day." The 41-year-old Bonds hit his 709th career homer and first this season Saturday in Colorado, leaving him six shy of passing Babe Ruth and 47 from breaking Aaron's mark of 755. Bonds isn't moving the way he used to following three operations on his tender right knee last year. He also is bothered by bone chips in his left elbow and has been hounded by allegations of steroid use. But Bonds cares now more than ever about finally win-

ning a World Series -- the only thing missing on a decorated resume that already includes the single-season home run mark, a record seven NL MVP awards, 13 All-Star selections and eight Gold Gloves in left field. The Giants lost to the Angels in the 2002 World Series after coming within six outs of winning it all before blowing Game 6. "I just want to win a championship," Bonds said. "I'm playing to win a championship. That's the only thing that keeps me going. ... The only thing keeping me in the game of baseball right now is trying to win a championship for the team, trying to win a championship with a bunch of guys." Giants manager Felipe Alou believes Bonds' limited at-bats in spring training have contributed to his slow start at the plate. He was batting .229 with

two RBIs in 15 games, drawing nine intentional walks among his 20 free passes heading into Monday night's game against the Mets. "It is a slow start. It's hard to get off to a good start when you're not being pitched to," Alou said. "The at-bats he didn't have in spring training and we were hoping he'd get early in the season he's still not getting. ... His knee is OK. He doesn't have knee problems now. His timing may be a little off. ... "He may be getting two (atbats), less than three. He's not swinging the bat much. I thought it was going to affect Barry." When told of Alou's opinions about his knee, Bonds quickly set the record straight. "Ha! How old is Felipe?" Bonds said of the 70-year-old skipper. "It is (better), but it still hurts. They both hurt. But I'm going to go down with them both."

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inches from the cup on the seventh hole. "It was pretty exciting," said Brazill. "I can never hit that green, so it was nice just to hit it." The most exciting moment of the tournament came from Healdsburg's Cory Emmerich during the long drive competition. Just after the bells had struck six o'clock, Emmerich crushed a drive nearly 300 yards, landing on the green of the first hole and sending the crowd into a frenzy. Medallions were handed out to golfers with the top eight individual scores, and medals were awarded to each member of the top three teams. Winners of the longest drive and closest-to-the-pin contests reach recieved a dozen free golf balls, while

every golfer received a bag lunch and competitors were treated to a barbecue as their rounds came to an end. "We've been to six tournaments this year, and this is the best one we've been to," said Montgomery head coach Russ Peterich. "The organization is incredible, the kids are treated well, and we always receive great hospitality."

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less a suspension nearly 48 hours after the fact. Artest was at the AT&T Center for practice Monday, but the focal point of Sacramento's midseason turnaround won't be in uniform Tuesday night when the Kings play Game 2 against the defending league champions. "I talked to Stu Jackson, which was encouraging," Artest said in a brief, apologetic statement after his usual post-practice shooting workout. "There have been a lot of things that have happened in my career which (were) unfair. I support my teammates, and hopefully they'll win the game, and I'll be back Friday (for Game 3)."

High School. The clinic starts at 5:30 p.m. each evening, is for safe swimmers, and should serve as an introduction to both sports. Coaches Sue Maurer and Rick Cleland will be giving 45 minutes of basic instruction in each sport for the cost of $25 for the week. Please call Maurer at 391-8277 or Cleland at 463-1551 for further information.


Kings cry foul on suspension

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press


the soccer hotline at 467-9797 so the UVYSL can get back to potential coaches with more details. the Girls Sports and Fitness Camp at Ukiah High School. The instructor in the picture was Katie Harris. To place an announcement in the "Community Sports Digest," contact The Ukiah Daily Journal Sports Department by phone at 468-3518. You may also mail your listing to 590 S. School Street, Ukiah, Calif., 95482, e-mail it to [email protected], or fax it to us at 468-3544. Because the "Community Sports Digest" is a FREE service, no guarantees can be made on the frequency of a listing's appearance in The Daily Journal. To assure your event maximum publicity, please contact either our classified (4683535) or display advertising (4683510) departments.

SAN ANTONIO -- Ron Artest's reputation might have caught up to him at a terrible time for the Sacramento Kings. The NBA suspended Artest on Monday for Game 2 of the Kings' first-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs. Stu Jackson, the league's top disciplinarian, said Artest's elbow to Manu Ginobili's head in the series opener was egregious enough to warrant another suspension for the man who missed 73 games and the playoffs last season after one of the most infamous brawls in sports history.

But after their difficult playoff task got exponentially harder, the Kings suggested Artest was punished simply for being Ron Artest, possibly the most notorious player of his generation. "You know with Ron's questionable past, they're going to look for a way to get him," said Bonzi Wells, who will get many of Artest's defensive assignments. "Whether it's minor or major, they're going to look at it in a different way." The one-game suspension caught both Artest's teammates and the Spurs completely by surprise, because neither club thought the personal foul was even worthy of postgame comment, much

Entry level clinic for soccer referees

There will be an entry level soccer referee clinic May 15-18, from 6-9 p.m., and May 20 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Nokomis School. For more information, call Friedhelm Engeln at 485-7308.

Call for Ukiah Valley youth soccer coaches

The Ukiah Valley Youth Soccer League is in need of coaches. If you would like to become a head coach or an assistant coach for a competitive boys or girls soccer team pleas call


In Sunday's Daily Journal, a photo caption identified Sadie Dorsey as the instructor in the photo taken during



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NBA DRAFT EARLY ENTRIES LaMarcus Aldridge, sophomore, c, Texas Arron Afflalo, sophomore, g, UCLA Josh Boone, junior, g, Connecticut Shannon Brown, junior, g, Michigan State Guillermo Diaz, junior, g, Miami Jordan Farmar, sophomore, g, UCLA Thomas Gardner, junior, g, Missouri Rudy Gay, sophomore, f, Connecticut Alexander Johnson, junior, f, Florida State Trey Johnson, junior, g, Jackson State Adam Morrison, junior, f, Gonzaga Paul Millsap, junior, f, Louisiana Tech Leon Powe, sophomore, f, California Rajon Rondo, sophomore, g, Kentucky Mustafa Shakur, junior, g, Arizona Tyrus Thomas, freshman f, LSU P.J. Tucker, junior, f, Texas NFL DRAFT EARLY ENTRIES (As released by the NFL, Thursday, Jan. 19) Darnell Bing, db, Southern Cal Cornell Brockington, rb, Connecticut Reggie Bush, rb, Southern Cal Brian Calhoun, rb, Wisconsin Antonio Cromartie, db, Florida State Vernon Davis, te, Maryland Maurice Drew, rb-kr, UCLA Ray Edwards, de, Purdue Anthony Fasano, te, Notre Dame Charles Gordon, wr-cb, Kansas Willie Hass, t, Middle Tennessee Devin Hester, wr-kr, Miami Santonio Holmes, wr, Ohio State Chad Jackson, wr, Florida Omar Jacobs, qb, Bowling Green Cornell Johnson, rb, Indiana State Marquis Johnson, wr, Texas Tech Johnathan Joseph, db, South Carolina Winston Justice, t, Southern Cal Brandon Kirsch, qb, Purdue Greg Lee, wr, Pittsburgh Laurence Maroney, rb, Minnesota Richard Marshall, db, Fresno State Derrick Martin, db, Wyoming Fred Matua, g, Southern Cal John McCargo, dt, North Carolina State Stanley McClover, de, Auburn Tony McDaniel, dt, Tennessee Derek Morris, ot, North Carolina State Haloti Ngata, dt, Oregon Kai Parham, lb, Virginia Bobby Payne, de, Middle Tennessee Bernard Pollard, db, Purdue Leonard Pope, te, Georgia Drouzon Quillen, wr, Louisiana-Monroe Cory Rodgers, wr, TCU Ko Simpson, db, South Carolina Ernie Sims, lb, Florida State Daniel Smith, wr, Idaho Rob Smith, g, Tennessee Stephen Tulloch, lb, North Carolina State Marcus Vick, qb, Virginia Tech Dee Webb, db, Florida LenDale White, rb, Southern Cal Mario Williams, de, North Carolina State Donte Whitner, db, Ohio State


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runs to take a 5-4 lead. Two innings later, Los Medanos' pitcher, Deanne Newbury, took Mendocino freshman Shylo Rege deep for a two-run home run and a 7-4 lead. "I thought the sign was a hit and run," Newbury said. "The pitch was low and inside, right at the knees." Mendocino, staring down the barrel of a disastrous sweep, answered in kind in the bottom of the inning. First, a Sadie Poehlmann single scored Erin Heitmeyer to cut the Los Medanos lead to 7-5, and Katy Luetke came home on a throwing error to get within one run at 7-6. Then, with the bases loaded and one out, Jenn Carroll smacked a double that scored Melanie Harpe and Vickie

Asbury to give Mendocino an 8-7 advantage. But the Eagles weren't done there. Brandi McRae kept the inning alive with a single that scored Poehlmann, then first baseman Lindsay Ruddick tacked on another single, scoring Carroll and McRae for an 11-7 lead. Rege followed with a double that scored Ruddick, which was then followed by a Heitmeyer double that scored Rege for the final score and a 13-7 advantage. "We start the bat at zero miles per hour, but we want to finish at sixty-five miles per hour," Chapman said. "We were hitting them solid out there." Los Medanos couldn't start rallies in either the sixth or the seventh inning, and Rege closed out the victory by getting Rita Wagner to pop out in the top of the seventh. "I guess that goes to show that it works both ways, and

sometimes you have to take the good with the bad," said Los Medanos head coach Richard Watson. "But I would rather be in the position we're in right now than anywhere else, which is that we have our fate in our own hands still. Yeah, we let one get away, but we played hard and never quit. We're having a good season and I'm proud of our girls." Garcia was the losing pitcher for the Mustangs in the second game, while Ruddick led all players with five RBIs in the second game. "We've managed to come together as a team, and we're swinging the bats and getting hits together, too," Ruddick said. "Right now we're surging, making plays."

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BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS--Placed INF Maicer Izturis on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Howie Kendrick from Salt Lake of the PCL. SEATTLE MARINERS--Recalled LHP Bobby Livingston from Tacoma of the PCL. National League CINCINNATI REDS--Acquired OF Cody Ross from the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named. Designated INF Tony Womack for assignment. Placed LHP Eric Milton on the 15-day DL. Called up RHP Elizardo Ramirez from Louisville of the IL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA--Suspended Miami F Udonis Haslem and Sacramento F Ron Artest one game for their actions in games on April 22. FOOTBALL National Football League INDIANAPOLIS COLTS--Re-signed LB Cato June to a one-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS--Signed QB Ken Dorsey, S Mike Adams and PK Andrew Jacas. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS--Assigned G Nathan Marsters to Portland of the AHL. NEW YORK RANGERS--Recalled F Chad Wiseman from Hartford of the AHL. COLLEGE EASTERN ILLINOIS--Extended the contracts Mike Miller, men's basketball coach and Brady Sallee, women's basketball coach, for three years through 2009. FURMAN--Named Jeff Jackson men's basketball coach. NORTHWESTERN--Extended the contract of Randy Walker, football coach, through the 2011 season. SOUTHERN METHODIST--Named Matt Doherty men's basketball coach and signed him to a fiveyear contract.

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Monday's Games Chicago Cubs 6, Florida 3 Philadelphia 6, Colorado 5 Cincinnati 4, Washington 2 Milwaukee 3, Atlanta 2 L.A. Dodgers 6, Houston 2 St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 2 Arizona at San Diego, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday's Games Colorado (Asencio 0-0) at Philadelphia (Floyd 11), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Williams 0-2) at Washington (Traber 10), 4:05 p.m. Atlanta (Hudson 1-1) at Milwaukee (Ohka 1-1), 5:05 p.m. Florida (Willis 1-0) at Chicago Cubs (Marshall 10), 5:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Penny 2-0) at Houston (Nieve 0-1), 5:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Santos 1-3) at St. Louis (Suppan 0-2), 5:10 p.m. Arizona (Vargas 1-1) at San Diego (Peavy 1-2), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Trachsel 1-1) at San Francisco (Wright 2-0), 7:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Atlanta at Milwaukee, 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 1:10 p.m. Florida at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 3:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 3:35 p.m. Colorado at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Houston, 8:05 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W Boston 12 Baltimore 11 New York 9 Toronto 9 Tampa Bay 8 Central Division W Chicago 13 Detroit 12 Cleveland 10 Minnesota 7 Kansas City 4 West Division W Los Angeles 10 Texas 10 Oakland 9 Seattle 7

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for the land. State records showed construction was completed in early 2005 and Michaels purchased it for more than $757,000 in late March. In a statement to the AP on Monday, William David Cornwell Sr., attorney for Bush and his mother and stepfather, said the tailback had no connection to the house. "Reggie Bush was a fulltime student at the University of Southern California and never lived in the house," Cornwell said. "As is the case with most 20-year-old college students, Reggie was not aware of personal or financial arrangements relating to his parents or their house. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin now realize that, given Reggie's profile, their personal decisions can reflect on their son." Bush did not answer a question about his relationship with Michaels. "There will be a later time for details," he said. "As of right now, it's still early and we don't want to get into all that."


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ing extra benefits from agents or their representatives. "When this is all said and done, everybody will see at the end of the day that we've done nothing, absolutely nothing wrong," said Bush, the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner. Bush chose to turn pro after his junior season with USC and is expected to be the No. 1 pick in Saturday's NFL draft. He eventually signed with a different agent and marketing firm; his agent, Joel Segal, and Mike Ornstein, who handles marketing, did not immediately return telephone messages left Monday by The Associated Press. Yahoo reported that the family moved out last weekend after questions over its ownership arose. Bush suggested that the timing of the move was coincidental. "That's the funny thing," he said. "We've been looking for a house for two to three months. Now that I'm in the position of buying my parents a house, we've even made a bid on another house, but it ended up being too steep for my pocket." Pac-10 commissioner Tom Hansen said Monday that a Pac-10 investigation could start soon, but gave no specific time frame. USC could forfeit its 2006 Pac-10 football

title if Bush is ruled ineligible, he said. "I'm not a rules expert, but I think one of the available penalties would be forfeiture of games if you compete while ineligible," Hansen said at the Bowl Championship Series meetings in Phoenix. "I want to caution that that's a long way from where we are now. And I think all of us have seen that so often there are allegations made and when you get to the heart of the matter there' s nothing there." Any violation could also put Bush in a precarious position with the organization that awards the Heisman Trophy; the award ballot states that the winner must be in compliance with NCAA rules. Heisman officials will wait until the Pac-10 investigation is complete before deciding if any action needs to be taken. The Trojans went 12-1 last season, losing to Texas in the national championship game at the Rose Bowl. USC coach Pete Carroll was on the road recruiting Monday and was unavailable for comment. The two-story house sits on a corner on a steep hill in an unincorporated area outside San Diego. The pavement of the driveway apron is inscribed with the words "The Griffins '05."' San Diego County records show the 3,002-square-foot home has an assessed value of $339,394, including $99,394

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Tickets available now for Phoenix Certified Hospice's `Spring Fling Drawing'

This year the tickets to Phoenix Certified Hospices' annual "Spring Fling Drawing" can mean winning one of over 35 amazing prizes donated by local businesses. Prizes including a case of organic Zinfandel from Frey Vineyards, a beautiful gift basket full of amazing gifts from Mazahar and for one lucky ticket holder, the grand prize of a weekend get away package to a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Mendocino County. "Every year we are inspired by the generous support of the local businesses of Ukiah and Willits but this year the support has been truly overwhelming and has included support from businesses in Lake County, Hopland, Anderson Valley as well as Ukiah and Willits." says Diane Clerihue Smith, Volunteer and Events Coordinator." Phoenix Certified Hospice of Mendocino County has been serving terminally ill patients and their families for over 16 years and the community is really beginning to understand the tremendous importance and the meaningful benefits of having certified hospice care available to all who need it". The "Spring Fling Drawing" takes place April 26 and is only one of the fund raisers Phoenix Certified Non-Profit Hospice relies on to raise money to continue providing comprehensive, compassionate end-of-life care to all who need it regardless of their ability to pay. There are over 35 prizes this year with a stay at a beautiful Bed and Breakfast topping the list. This Grand Prize includes an overnight stay, dinner and wine basket of premium reserve wines and gourmet chocolate. (B and B location to be announced) Tickets are available now. Other goodies that will be awarded area gift certificates to the Broiler Steak House, The Ukiah Brewing Company and Restaurant, Mendocino Book Co., Cat's Meow and Leaves of Grass Bookstore, `a portrait session with Ron Greystar Photography., wine from Frey Vineyards, Husch Vineyards, Claudia Springs Winery, Steele Vineyards and Brutocoa Cellars, amazing gift baskets from Mazahar (a $250 value) and The Travel Center, and beautiful creations from local artists including Pam Temple, Hoyman-Browe Studio, Blue Sky Gallery, Pye in the Skye Pottery and Ileya Tropics. Phoenix Certified Hospice asks everyone to join in the generous spirit of these local supporting businesses by taking a chance to win. Suggested ticket donation is $4 each or 6 tickets for $20." What a fun way to support such a worthy cause," states Diane Clerihue Smith, "You get a chance to win terrific prizes while helping to keep certified hospice care available in Mendocino County." For more information, and ticket orders, contact Diane Clerihue Smith at 459-1818 or stop by the Phoenix Hospice Office in the Evergreen shopping center in Willits.

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Ukiah Literacy Alliance seeks dedicated volunteer tutors

The Ukiah Literacy Alliance is looking for volunteer tutors to work with adults on English language skills. Training is provided to tutors, who are each matched with a student who receives individualized instruction in reading, writing and basic math, depending on his or her needs. Each learner sets individual goals, and the tutor and student work together to achieve them. This one-to-one method of instruction has several advantages: · Every lesson is tailored to the learner's individual needs. · Lessons are scheduled at times and locations that are convenient for both the learner and the tutor. · The individualized instruction promotes rapid learning that results in immediate rewards for both the learner and the tutor. No previous teaching experience is required to become a tutor in the Ukiah Literacy Alliance program, and the time commitment is not great. Many tutors and learners meet for an hour once a week, either at the library or another location of their choice. Prospective tutors will be taught how tutoring methods work in a tutor-training workshop. Instructors will introduce the materials and explain how to apply them. The detailed stepby-step instructions in the teacher and student manuals help the tutors use the materials with ease and confidence. Also available are computers, audio-visual materials and a literacy resource library. Tutors must be 18 or older to participate in the program. Tutors are always needed, and Spanish-speaking tutors are in especially high demand since some of the prospective students have limited English speaking skills. All tutors are welcome and encouraged to participate in the program. Literacy tutors have benefited from the program by making new friends and: · Providing a community service that really helps an individual · Learning more about other cultures · Becoming more familiar with community resources and services Students in the program have made new friends and reached goals such as: · Becoming U.S. citizens · Advancement in their jobs · Getting their driver's license · Reading to and with their children · Gaining access to community services Those who would like to volunteer to become a tutor, a board member or would like to assist the program in other ways may call 463-4155 and leave a name, phone number and mailing address to receive more information.


Fred Persily will be speaking at the upcoming Mendocino County Human Rights/Relations Commission meeting to be held, Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mendocino County Public Health Building, 1120 S. Dora St. in Ukiah. Persily provides technical assistance to police, schools, and community organizations and individuals to assist them in understanding some of the causes of bias and hate. The April 29 HRC meeting will be an informal meeting and is open to the public. Persily will be addressing the HRC group to discuss issues regarding the structure and process in establishing a countywide human relations commission. Persily will be talking to the group about the benefits and the importance of establishing a countywide human rights/relations commission in Mendocino County. There will also be a questions and answer period. Persily established and directed a nationwide research center that provided technical assistance to police, schools and community organizations on civil rights issues. It was this nationwide research center organization that contracted with the California Attorney General to write the reports and recommendations on hate violence. Persily held forums and wrote a report to ensure bias is reported and responded to appropriately within California schools and communities for the California Attorney General. The term "hate crimes" and "hate violence" derive from a series of reports that Fred Persily and his staff

Fred Persily wrote for the California Attorney General. The reports produced between 1985 and 1990 provided a blueprint for state and community efforts to address bias-motivated violence throughout the United States. Although Persily held several jobs during his 40-year career, his focus has been remarkably consistent. He organized the first African American and Latino inmate self-help organization in California prisons when he was a teacher at San Quentin. He also worked on special assignment for the Director of Corrections in East Los Angeles and Watts to develop programs linking colleges and universities and social justice organizations with the state prison and parole systems. He assumed responsibility for intervening in racial and ethnic conflicts as consultant for the state civil rights agency and his work led to the creation of a California Task Force on Civil Rights to help local governments cope with these challenges. As director of a human relation commission he organized a countywide network of school districts, police departments, the mental health association and community and faith based orga-

nizations to prevent and respond to hate motivated activities and took on the responsibility of creating a similar network in San Francisco as director of Intergroup Clearinghouse. "There is nothing unique or startling in what I've done, it is simply a matter of understanding some of the causes of bias and bigotry and applying the principles for addressing them to real situations" say Persily. He recently completed a guide to help communities' design and implement strategies to address bias for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. He helped organize human relations commissions and networks to address bias-motivated violence throughout California as director of the California Association of Human Relations Organizations. "Responding to gang violence or to racial or ethnic tensions is exhilarating work that is very rewarding," says Persily. His goal now is to promote recognition of biasprevention and response as a critical discipline and encourage others to enter the field. The April 29 meeting is the third meeting for this group. Booker Neal, senior mediator with the United States Department of JusticeCommunity Relations Services will also be present at the meeting. Ernie Jones will facilitate the meeting. For more information or if you have any questions please call Delynne Rogers at 463-2223. LaCretia Peoples is the founder of and the managing director for the Mendocino County Martin Luther King, Jr. Organization (McMLK)

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discovery, creating fascinating works of movement art" the Company has become internationally known for its high artistic standards and innovative movement vocabulary. This professional dance company consists of dancers with and without physical disabilities. This year's festival will include traditional Chinese dance presented by the Developing Virtue Boys and Girls Schools. The boy's school will again perform the spectacular Dragon and Lion dances that feature huge dramatic costumes with moving eyes and tails. The Girls School will present "Pond Awakening," a Chinese wing and fan dance choreographed by Nancy Chu and Yvonne Chen. Momoko Shimada, from Japan, will be performing a solo dance called "Itako Dejima." "Itako Dejima" is part of a Japanese traditional dance piece "Fuji Musume (Wisteria Maiden), a story of the Wisteria spirit. It was originally performed in 1826. "Itako Dejima" portrays travel on a rowboat through a beautiful iris garden. This piece was choreographed by Momoko's teacher, Bando Mitsunojo, a well-known master Kabuki dancer in Japan. Many Mexican Folkloric dances will also be featured in this performance. Under the direction of college dance instructor Juvenal Vasquez, a variety of colorful dances will be performed by many of his adult and younger students. These folk dances are from Mexico with a Spanish influence. Additionally, a pre-Hispanic dance from the Yaquis, Native Americans from Sonora, Mexico, La Danza Del Venado (Deer Dance), will be performed by Gregorio Prieto, Francisco Ortega and Anibal Fragoso Castilleja. Other choreographers for this year's presentation are ballet instructor Lorena McMahan, Modern Dance instructor Jenna Byrne, hip hop and jazz instructor Lea Poisson, social dance instructor Eddie Vedolla Jr. and popular tap instructor Maria Monti. All tickets are $7 and may be purchased in advance at the Mendocino Book Company in Ukiah, the Mendocino College Bookstore on the Ukiah campus, or by calling 468-3079. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, if available. A listing of College activities is online at


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UKIAH -- Hip hop, Modern, jazz, tap, ballet, Mexican Folkloric, traditional Japanese and Chinese dance - just a handful of dance forms that will delight those who attend Mendocino College's Spring Dance Festival on Friday and Saturday April 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 30 at 2 p.m. in the Mendocino College Center Theatre. "This year's festival is our biggest ever" reports Leslie Saxon West, Director of Dance at Mendocino College. "We are featuring about 100 dancers; there is something for everyone!" "Diversity is a key component of this annual event. In addition to the theatrical forms of dance that most people are familiar with, such as Modern Dance, jazz, tap and ballet, we will be featuring forms of dance that represent the diverse populations in our community and the college." AXIS Dance Company, a worldrenowned physically integrated performing group from the Bay Area, will be one of several guest performances at this year's event. Described as a "visual and physical

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with writing, "Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth." Later, the phrase "Work like you don't need the money" was added, often credited to baseball great Satchel Paige. This poem obviously speaks to a lot of people, because over the years, many others have created their own additions. We think the sentiments are life-affirming. Dear Annie: I am a 22-year-old male living in Southern California. For as far back as I can remember, I have felt like I was born the wrong gender. Transgendered people often realize this at an early age. I knew since the age of 6. It is hard for people to understand unless they have it, and this lack of understanding often leads to intolerance and bigotry. It is unfortunate and hurtful, since all we are trying to do is be ourselves, a nd reconcile the way we feel inside with the way we look outside. Most of us are normal, nice people. You have probably met someone who is transgendered and didn't even know it. It is difficult for people of any age, but especially children, to come to grips with this. You feel trapped with no way out. This can lead to severe

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Datebook: Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Today is the 115th day of 2006 and the 37th day of spring. TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1859, work began on the Suez Canal. In 1915, Allied troops began the disastrous invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula.

In 1945, U.S. and Soviet troops met at the Elbe River in Germany, signaling the defeat of German defenses. TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), soldier/statesman; Edward R. Murrow (1908-65), journalist;

Ella Fitzgerald (1917-96), jazz singer; Al Pacino (1940-), actor, is 66; Talia Shire (1946-), actress is 60; Hank Azaria (1964-), actor, is 42; Renee Zellweger (1969-), actress, is 37. TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2001, Ricky Henderson was walked for the 2,063rd time, a new Major League record for career bases

on balls. TODAY'S QUOTE: "It isn't where you came from, it's where you're going that counts." -- Ella Fitzgerald TODAY'S FACT: Edward R. Murrow's middle name was Roscoe. TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter (April 20) and new moon (April 27).


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TAURUS (April 20May 20) -- Wishful thinking on your part may not necessarily be frivolous thinking. There's a possibility your thoughts will be brought on by something that would give you cause to do so. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Things have a way of going a lot smoother for you when you approach life philosophically. Try keeping in mind that whatever

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Your popularity is apt to be peaking in the year ahead, and you could find yourself much on the go socially. The aspects indicate this will do wonders for you in ways that can bring about a favorable personal change.

occurs can be utilized in a manner for your ultimate good. CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You may accomplish something that will give you a great deal of personal pride, yet you'll feel no need to shout about it from the rooftops. You're apt to play it low-key and humble. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Events might provide an opportune time to approach a delicate matter with someone whose support you need to launch it. You'll find this person receptive and openminded. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Double luck may be with you when two people with whom you'll be

involved treat you in a very generous and considerate manner, unbeknownst to each other. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Your judgment and communicative skills are usually very good and will be so again, enabling you to succeed at whatever you attempt, especially with social issues. SCORPIO (Oct. 24Nov. 22) -- Should you feel compelled to putter around the house, by all means do so. Even if it's a big job, what you do will feel more like a hobby than work -and turn out to be pleasing to all. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You have a

manner about you (when you choose to turn it on) that others find charming and attractive. These attributes will be in evidence again and make you a standout with all. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19) -- Those concerns you have regarding a financial matter could go by the board. It looks like things are coming down in ways that will produce the type of happy results you need. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 19) -- If you have to make a presentation of sorts, business or otherwise, you'll be far more effective and better remembered if you make your points with a bit of theatrics. Play it up.

PISCES (Feb. 20March 20) -- There's a good chance you'll acquire something material that you've been craving recently. The way in which it comes about could be a bit mysterious, though. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Someone for whom you've done a favor and been kind to in the past will get his/her chance to do something nice for you. This person may do so without even informing you. Aries, treat yourself to a birthday gift. Send for your Astro-Graph year ahead predictions by mailing $2 to Astro-Graph, c/o this newspaper, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 44092-0167. Be sure to state your zodiac sign.

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301/06 4-25,5-2/06 NOTICE INVITING BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the GOVERNING BOARD OF THE UKIAH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, OF THE COUNTY OF MENDOCINO, State of California, will receive up to, but not later than, 10 A.M., TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2006, and will then publicly open and read aloud at UUSD BOARD ROOM, 925 N STATE ST, UKIAH, sealed bids for the purchase, delivery, blocking and leveling of two new, 24'X40' DSA approved classrooms with specified features and equipment. Such bids shall be received at the office of the UKIAH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, 925 N. STATE ST., UKIAH, California. Each bid must conform and be fully responsive to this invitation, the plans and specifications and all other documents comprising the pertinent contract documents. Copies of the contract documents are available for examination at the UUSD District office, 925 N. STATE ST., UKIAH County of MENDOCINO, California, and may be obtained by Contractors licensed by the California State Contractors' License Bureau, upon deposit of TEN ($10) per set. This deposit will be refunded if the set or sets of contract documents delivered are returned in good condition within ten (10) days after the bid opening. Contract documents are also available for review at Builder's Exchanges or may be purchased at cost through Architect's blueprinter. Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, a cashier's or certified check payable to the UKIAH UNIFIED SCHOOL District, or a bidder's bond executed by an admitted surety insurer, licensed to do business in the State of California as a surety, made payable to the UKIAH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of the bid. The check or bid bond shall be given as a guarantee that the bidder to whom the contract is awarded shall execute the contract documents and shall provide the required payment and performance bonds as specified therein within ten (10) days after the notification of the award of the contract. Each bid shall be made out on a Bid Form included in the contract documents. The Governing Board has obtained, from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft, classifications or type of worker needed to execute the contract, including employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, apprenticeship and similar purposes. Copies of the prevailing rates are on file at the District office and shall be made available to any interested party upon request. The schedule of per diem wages is based upon a working day of eight hours. The rate for holiday and overtime work shall be at least time and one half. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under the contractor, to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. It is the contractor's responsibility to determine any rate change which may have or will occur during the intervening period between each issuance of written rates by the Director of Industrial Relations. Bids shall be made on forms prepared by the District. The substitution of appropriate securities in lieu of retention amounts from progress payments in accordance with Public Contract Code Section 22300 is permitted. The successful bidder shall comply with the provisions of the Labor Code pertaining to payment of the generally prevailing rate of wages and to apprenticeship or other training programs. Each bid must include the name and location of the place of business of each subcontractor who shall perform a portion of the contract work in an amount in excess of one-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) of the bid price. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening for bids. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bidding. The bidder's setup contractor shall possess, at the time the bid is awarded, the following classification(s) of Contractor's California State license: C21 . Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. UKIAH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, STATE OF CALIFORNIA By: Steve Turner, Director of Maintenance, Grounds, Operations and Transportation DATED: April 24, 2006 Published: Dates 1) APRIL 25, 2006 2) MAY 2, 2006

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276-06 4/25,28,5/2/06 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE ROBERT L. LARSON AKA ROBERT LOUIS LARSON, ROBERT LARSON AND BOB LARSON CASE NO.: SCUK CVPB 24832 '06 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Robert L. Larson aka Robert Louis Larson, Rober Larson and Bob Larson A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: Sheila Larson in the Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Sheila Larson be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action). The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on May 26, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. in Dept.: E, located at: COURTHOUSE, 100 N. State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in section 9100 of the California Probate Code. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: James R. Mayo, Esq. Post Office Box 915 Ukiah, CA 95482 707-468-1465 /s/James R. Mayo JAMES R. MAYO 275-06 4-25,5-2,9/06 PUBLIC AUCTION NOTICE OF SALE ON MAY 19, 2006 OF TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTY FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Whereas, on February 7, 2006, Timothy J. Knudsen, Mendocino County Tax Collector, was directed by the Board of Supervisors of Mendocino County, State of California, to sell at public auction certain tax-defaulted properties which are subject to the power of sale, public notice is hereby given that unless said properties are redeemed before the close of business on the last business day prior thereto, I will on May 19, 2006, at the hour of Ten o'clock a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 501 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, in the County of Mendocino, California, sell the said properties at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash in lawful money of the United States or negotiable paper, for not less than the minimum bid set forth in this notice. If the properties are sold, parties of interest, as defined in Section 4675 of the California Revenue and Taxation Code, have a right to file a claim with the County for any proceeds from the sale which are in excess of the liens and costs required to be paid from the proceeds. If excess proceeds result from the sale, notice will be given to parties of interest, pursuant to law. If redemption of the property is not made according to law before the property is sold, the right of redemption will cease. I certify under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. /s/ Timothy J. Knudsen TIMOTHY J. KNUDSEN TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR COUNTY OF MENDOCINO Executed at Ukiah, Mendocino County, California on April 25, 2006. PARCEL NUMBERING SYSTEM EXPLANATION The Assessor's Parcel Number, when used to describe property in this list, refers to the Assessor's map book, the map page, the block on the map, if applicable, and to individual parcel number on the map page or in the block. A parcel number, such as 48-523-13-01, is analyzed as follows: 48 is the map book number; 523 is map page 52 and block 3 (if the "3" were a "0", that page would not contain a block); 13 is the parcel number; the 01 is a coded suffix to the parcel number denoting the interest held in parcel 13. The suffixes used in conjunction with the parcel number are as follows: 01 - Surface less fraction mineral rights 02 - Fraction mineral rights 05 - Surface less all mineral rights The maps referred to are available for inspection in the office of the Assessor. The properties that are subject of this notice are situated in the County of Mendocino, State of California, and are described as follows: SALE LOT NO. 3 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 014-060-03 LAST ASSESSEE: THOMAS R. & LINDA A. CARTER MINIMUM BID: $3,600.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 500 BRANSCOMB RD., LAYTONVILLE SALE LOT NO. 4 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 014-220-32 LAST ASSESSEE: STEWART HARWOOD ET AL MINIMUM BID: $12,300.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 1325 BRANSCOMB RD., LAYTONVILLE SALE LOT NO. 5 ASSESSORS PARCEL NO. 027-121-07 LAST ASSESSEE: DONNELLA G. WYMER ET AL MINIMUM BID: $7,700.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 44100 PORT RD., POINT ARENA SALE LOT NO. 7 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 069-051-22 LAST ASSESSEE: STEVEN L. HENSLEY MINIMUM BID: $5,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 33060 OCEAN VIEW LN., FORT BRAGG SALE LOT NO. 8 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 069-051-23 LAST ASSESSEE: STEVEN L. HENSLEY MINIMUM BID: $25,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 33030 OCEAN VIEW LN., FORT BRAGG SALE LOT NO. 9 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 096-112-07-05 LAST ASSESSEE: WEN LUNG & KUNG TSE OU MINIMUM BID: $900.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 25801 RIDGE RD., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 10 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 096-175-04-01 LAST ASSESSEE: RONALD L. & HELEN S. LEWIS MINIMUM BID: $2,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 2615 GOOSE RD., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 12 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 098-262-07-01 LAST ASSESSEE: LATE NITE RECORDS, INC. MINIMUM BID: $3,400.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 25332 MADRONE PL., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 13 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 098-271-03-01 LAST ASSESSEE: LAWRENCE Y C & JOY S. LEE MINIMUM BID: $4,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 25299 BROWN RD., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 16 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 100-173-04-01 LAST ASSESSEE: BAM L. GARCIA ET AL MINIMUM BID; $3,600.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 1998 BUCKEYE DR., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 17 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 100-183-14-01 LAST ASSESSEE: JONATHAN W. YOUNG MINIMUM BID: $1,800.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 18 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 100-274-09-01 LAST ASSESSEE: WEN LUNG & KUNG TSE OU MINIMUM BID: $900.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 2833 PRIMROSE DR., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 19 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 105-030-13 LAST ASSESSEE: RONALD CADENHEAD ET AL MINIMUM BID: $8,400.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 5740 RIDGEWOOD RD., WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 20 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 107-051-33 LAST ASSESSEE: MICHAEL JAMES & KATHLEEN BERRY MINIMUM BID: $22,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 6230 APPALOOSA WAY, WILLITS SALE LOT NO. 21 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 127-250-07, 127-26003, 127-270-02, 127-290-01, 127-290-02, 127-30006, 130-020-02, 130-030-01, 130-040-01, 130-04003, 130-070-02, 130-080-01, 130-120-03, 130-12004, 131-010-11, 131-010-16 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: 130,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 7001, 7351, 7401 S. HWY 1 & 35375 CLIFF RDG RD., ELK SALE LOT NO. 22 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 131-020-04, 131-02011, 131-020-13 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $4, 700.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 23 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 131-020-12, 131-02007, 131-020-08 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $5,200.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 24 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 130-040-04, 131-01017, 131-020-10 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $7,600.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 35375 CLIFF RIDGE RD., ELK SALE LOT NO. 25 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 131-120-07, 131-14008, 131-140-09 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $6,100.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 26 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 131-120-06, 131-12004, 131-020-14 LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $5,700.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 27 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 131-140-07, 131-12005, 131-020-15, 131-020-09, LAST ASSESSEE: R D BEACON MINIMUM BID: $8,000.00 SITUS ADDRESS: NO SITUS AVAILABLE SALE LOT NO. 28 ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NO. 151-250-07 LAST ASSESSEE: JESSE ALAN VANANTWERP ET AL MINIMUM BID: $6,700.00 SITUS ADDRESS: 8110 SKY HILL DR., UKIAH

265-06 4-18,25,5-2,9/06 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF MENDOCINO, UKIAH BRANCH In the Matter of the Application of SHAWNEEN RACHELLE SCOTT, a minor, by JULIE W. SPOLJARIC, ESQ. his/her Petitioner or Attorney, for Change of Name. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Unlimited No. SCUKCVPT `0696651 Date: Filed April 10, 2006 WHEREAS Julie W. Spoljaric, Esq, Attorney, petitioner, of applicant Shawneen Rachelle Scott, a minor, has filed a petition with the clerk of this court for a decree changing applicant's name from SHAWNEEN RACHELLE SCOTT to CARLY RACHELLE KELLEY ITIS ORDERED that all persons interested in the above matter appear in Department E of this court, 100 N. State Street, Ukiah, California, on MAY 26, 2006, at 9:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard and show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this order to show cause be published in the Ukiah Daily Journal, a newspaper of general circulation printed in Mendocino County, California, once a week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Julie W. Spoljaric, Esc. Mason & Morrison 104 N. School St. Ukiah, CA 95482 (707) 468-9140 /s/ Richard J. Henderson RICHARD J. HENDERSON JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

293-06 4-25,5-2,9/06 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE UNDER DEED OF TRUST T.S. #: 6009-PR Loan: Gabrielli Winery, Inc. Other: 6700751 A.P. Number 160080-04 et al You are in default under a Deed of Trust, dated July 5, 1996, unless you take action to protect your property, it may be sold at a public sale. If you need an explanation of the nature of the proceeding against you, you should contact a lawyer. Notice is hereby given that Redwood Trust Deed Services, Inc., as trustee, or successor trustee, or substituted trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by Gabrielli Winery, Inc. a California corporation Recorded on 07/09/1996 as Instrument No. 00011334 in Book 2345 Page 432 of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Mendocino County, California, and pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded 01/17/2006 in Book --, Page --, as Instrument No. 200600905 of said Official Records, will sell on 05/16/2006 at The main entrance to the Mendocino County Courthouse 100 North State Street Ukiah, CA at 10:00 A.M. at public auction to the highest bidder for cash (payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States), all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State hereinafter described: The land referred to herein is situated in the State of California, County of Mendocino, and is described as follows: All that certain real property situated in Sections 29 and 30, Township 17 North, Range 12 West, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian, County of Mendocino, State of California, described as follows: Beginning at a monument stamped 1/4S and C.S.M.C. designated as the East quarter corner of Section 30, Township 17 North, Range 12 West, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian as shown on a Record of Survey filed in Map Case 2, Drawer 28, Page 13, Mendocino County Records; thence North 89° 54' 57" East, 1334.58 feet to a point on the west line of West Road, C.R. 237; thence North 0º 07' 45" West along the said west line, 666.08 feet; thence North 89° 44' 42" West, 1332.03 feet to a point on the section line common to Sections 20 and 30, Township 17 North, Range 12 West, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian; thence North 0° 05' 26" East along the said section line, 673.98 feet; thence South 86° 01' 44" West 2021.45 feet; thence South 0º 32' 04" West, 1309.63 feet to a point on the north line of Parcel 4 of the Parcel Map filed in Map Case 2, Drawer 53, Pages 97 and 98, Mendocino County Records; thence North 87° 07' 47" East along the said North line 698.87 feet to the Northeast corner of the said Parcel 4; thence South 1° 37' 45" West along the east line of the said Parcel 4, 85.07 feet; thence North 67° 14' 23" East, 250.57 feet; thence North 79º 40' 34" East, 268.37 feet; thence North 87° 14' 39" East, 626.10 feet; thence South 20º 40' 00" East, 25.39 feet; thence North 89º 54'57" East, 201.68 feet to the point of beginning. A.P. No.: 160-080-04, 160-080-06 & 160070-16 Beneficiary hereby elects to conduct a Unified Foreclosure Sale pursuant to the provisions of California Commercial Code Section 9604(a)(1), et seq., and to be included in the nonjudicial foreclosure of the real property, interest described in the UCC Financing Statement filed with the Secretary of State of 07/15/1996 as #9619860810 and on 07/30/2001 as #0121860201. Collateral more particularly described as follows: All inventory, accounts receivable, contract rights, equipment, machinery, general intangibles, goods, furniture and fixtures, and assets of any and every kind; whether any of the foregoing is owned now or acquired after; all accessions, additions, replacements, and substitutions relating to any of the foregoing; all records of any kind relating to any of the foregoing; all proceeds related to any of the foregoing (including insurance, general intangibles, and account proceeds). No warranty is made that any or all of the collateral still exists or is available for the successful bidder and no warranty is made as to the condition of any of the collateral, which will be sold "as is", "where is". The property address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 10950 West Road, Redwood Valley, CA The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is: $2,332,394.39 In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier's check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. In the event tender other than cash is accepted the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee's Deed until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed, advances thereunder, with interest as provided therein, and the unpaid principal balance of the Note secured by said Deed with interest thereon as provided in said Note, fees, charges and expenses of the trustee and the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Dated: 04/17/2006 Redwood Trust Deed Services, Inc., as said Trustee Attn: Robert Cullen P.O. Box 6875, Santa Rosa, CA, 95406-0875 Trustee's Sale Line (714) 2597850 By: Laura A.B.Wilson Trustee's Sale Officer ASAP# 766637 04/25/2006, 05/02/2006, 05/09/2006


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304-06 4-25,5-2,5/06 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE CASE NO.: SCUK CVPB '06 24795 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: BERNICE SIMMONS A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: KENNETH RICHARD CHORD in the Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Kenneth Richard Chord be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent's will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate.The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action). The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on May 12, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. in Dept.: E, located at: COURTHOUSE, 100 N. State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482 IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in section 9100 of the California Probate Code. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: Velina C. Underwood P.O. Box 862 Gualala, CA 95445 (707) 884-1066 /s/Dansie Allen Little DANSIE ALLEN LITTLE

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LOST & FOUND Found Large male dog Brown & white. Friendly 4-18-06 on Mill St. near Spring. cel 367-0783

Teach computer applications w/emphasis in web design and graphic arts. Reg. teaching cred not req'd. Desig. Subj. Cred issued based upon work exper. Mendocino County Office of Education For an app packet visit or call 707-467-5012 DEADLINE: 5/4/06 *GET CASH* For Settlement, Annuity Payments, Inheritance. 1-800-836-0479 Accounting: TAX PROFESSIONALS Permanent Full-Time Experienced Tax Preparers-Starting from $34,575 and up. Full individual benefits after 90 days, plus 401(k). [email protected] or fax: 707-263-6001 Assistant Dietary Supervisor for Vallejo Care Center CDM referred, safe certificate & plus. Must have SNF operate & knowledge of basic Food Production, quantity cooking & sanitation. Apply at or MAIL resume to: 2200 Tuolumne St. Vallejo, CA 94589 Assistant Housekeeper At Orr Hot Springs Fri-Tue 29hrs/wk $10/hr 462-6277 ATTN: DRIVER/ O/Ops: The Best Careers Start with Blue & You. Marten Transport has excellent opportunities open now! Great Pay, Excellent Benefits, Guaranteed Hometime! Ask about our Regional Driving Positions! Class A-CDL req. 1-800-395-3342 Banking LOOKING FOR THE BEST. MLCU has an opening in Ukiah for an Assistant Branch Manager. Must have 2-5 years banking and previous supervisory experience required. The right individual must be highly motivated, a team player, have good organizational, verbal and written skills and a positive attitude. Operational, compliance and customer service knowledge req. We offer a very competitive salary, excellent benefits, NO SATURDAYS, a fun working environment and business casual. Send or email

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Found Small Dog Black & White long hair Oak Manor Park 972-2522



Memorial Weekend 4 day Eel River guided rafting trip! Limited availability! Sign up early to reserve a spot. Meals provided.$600 462-5786 367-3299

300-06 4-25,26,27,28,29,30,5-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9/06 Bids and Quotations are requested from all subcontractors, suppliers, small businesses, and all certified D.B.E. firms for the following: CALTRANS PROJECT NO. 01-397514 REALIGN HIGHWAY WITH TWO BRIDGES IN MENDOCINO COUNTY BID DATE: May 9, 2006 @ 2:00 PM We are soliciting bids for the following: Provide materials or subcontracts to perform Signs, Barricades, Guardrail, Striping, Fence, Erosion Ctrl/Landscaping, Underground Utilities, Reinforcing Steel, Concrete Rail, Clearing, Earthwork, Prestressing, Minor Concrete, Shotcrete, A.C. Paving, Electrical, Concrete Curbs/Gutters/SW. Plans may be purchased from State of California Dept. of Transportation Plans and Document Section, 1120 N. St., Room 200, Sacramento, CA 95814-5605, (916-654-4490) fax 916-654-7028). Cost: $35 for non bidders. Balfour Beatty Construction, Inc. 2333 Courage Drive, Suite C Fairfield, CA 94533 Lic. No. 89475 Phone (707) 427-8900 Fax (707) 427-8901 Contact: Betty Rizzio 100% Performance and Payment Bonds may be required. Contact Balfour Beatty Construction, Inc. for bonding and insurance assistance. An Equal Opportunity Employer


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240-06 4-4,11,18,25/06 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2006-F0240 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING BUSINESS AS: THE COCOA BLOSSOM CHOCOLATERIE 3021 Terrace Road Ukiah, CA 95482 Mark G. Davis 3021 Terrace Road Ukiah, CA 95482 Janna M. Ostoya 3021 Terrace Road Ukiah, CA 95482 This business is conducted by Husband & Wife. The registrants commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on May 1, 2006. Endorsed-Filed on April 3, 2006 at the Mendocino County Clerks Office. /s/Mark G. Davis MARK G. DAVIS


253-06 4/11,18,25,5/2/06 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2006-F0251 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING BUSINESS AS: FIELDER'S GREENS 5525 Butler Ranch Rd., Ukiah, CA 95482 Lanny Fielder 5525 Butler Ranch Rd., PO Box 1725 Ukiah, CA 95482 Debra Haber 5525 Butler Ranch Rd., PO Box 1725 Ukiah, CA 95482 This business is conducted by Husband & Wife. The registrants commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on September 1, 2005. Endorsed-Filed on April 10, 2006 at the Mendocino County Clerks Office. /s/Lanny Fielder LANNY FIELDER


266-06 4/18,25,5/2/06 NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: April 12, 2006 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: ASFOUR NAYEF KHADER The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 1109 S STATE ST UKIAH, CA 95482 For the following type of License: 41-ON-SALE BEER AND WINE-EATING PLACE Santa Rosa District Office 50 D ST ROOM 130 SANTA ROSA, CA 95404 (707) 576-2165


303-06 4/25,5/2,9,16/06 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 06-F0296 THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING BUSINESS AS: SANEL 101 WINERY Sanel Valley Vintners Club 12910 Highway 101 Ukiah, CA 95482 Michael Albert Wierenga 12910 Highway 101 Ukiah, CA 95482 Margaret Jeanette Wierenga 12910 Highway 101 Ukiah, CA 95482 This business is conducted by Husband & Wife. The registrants commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on April 24, 2006. Endorsed-Filed on April 24, 2006 at the Mendocino County Clerks Office. /s/Michael Albert Wierenga MICHAEL ALBERT WIERENGA

HELP WANTED $5,500 WEEKLY Goal Potential! If someone did it, so can you! 2-3 confirmed appointments daily! Benefits Available. Call Catherine McFarland 1-888-543-1788.

$8- $10.75 hr.

MORNING, EVE. & NIGHT SHIFTS No exp. Pd. training provided. Cooking, cleaning, driving & providing living skills assist. to adults w/ developmental disabilities. Will consider resp. Hi. Schl. Sr. 485-0165, 468-0602 Apartment Management Team Clealake, CA Maint. person must have exp. in all phases of minor Plumbing Electrical & Painting. Office person must have exc. Math skills. & be highly organized. Team will share free 3 bdrm apt. & salary. Send resume or letter of interest to: [email protected] .net or fax 707467-1116 EOE.

resume to Mendo Lake Credit Union, PO Box 1410, Ukiah, CA 95482 Fax (707) 468-0350 Exp. lumber truck driver. Class A Req. Apply at 1117 Commerce Dr. Ukiah

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HELP WANTED Caretaker ­ Ranch This is the opportunity you have been looking for! Year round onsite team to oversee Beautiful Hopland Ranch. Minimal ranch duties req. Private residence & hshld expenses prov. + $500/mo. Exc. opportunity for semi-retired team. Email [email protected] or call Dorothy at (707) 576-1670 CMA for Dermatology office med office exp a+, 30-40 hrs/wk. Wage DOE. Fax resume to 462-2547 or mail to 145 Hospital Dr., Ukiah. Excellent opportunity for qualified & friendly person. CNA/HHA/CRGVR EXP'D ONLY to work one on one w/clients for caring, supportive, private in home care agency. Variety of shifts in greater Ukiah area: PT/on call, some wknds, could work into F/T $10-$11/hr + mileage & wknd differential. Benefits avail. Good Refs, valid CDL, auto ins. & clean DMV required. Toll free 877-964-2001


HELP WANTED DRIVEREXPERIENCED & TRAINEES Needed. Earn up to $40k+ next year. No experience required. $0 down CDL Training available. Central Refrigerated. 1800-521-9277 x4779 DRIVER: TAKE BETTER CARE of your family. Join ours. Swift offers excellent miles, compensation, CDL training. OTR, regional, dedicated runs. www.SwiftTruckingJobs .com 1-866-333-8801. Ref#163. EOE. DRIVER: TUITION PAID traning! CDL-A in 3 1/2 weeks! Great New Pay Package! Tuition reimbursement for recent school graduates! Must be 21. Drive CRST. [email protected] com 1-800-781-2778 DRIVERS - Golden State Overnight is hiring drivers with van or pickup w/shell for local morning small package delivery routes based in Mendocino County area. Earn $10.00 per hour plus mileage reimbursement plus additional reimbursement based on local fuel cost. Benefits available including health coverage and 401K with Company match. Call Steven Koller 866-779-7726.


HELP WANTED Graveyard shift WORKING with kids, small homelike environment, good pay & benefits. Fax resume to 463-6957 Heavy Equipment Operator

Mendocino Redwood Company, LLC


Navarro Office. Seasonal position, competitive wage. Class A license pref. Exp. with dozer, excavator, backhoe, lowbed & other heavy equip. & 2 yrs. road maint & const. projects on logging roads req. Ability to perform routine maint. on equip & team oriented. Call 707-485-6742. Visit EOE/ADA High End Winery in Anderson Valley has positions in tasting room; Weddings & Event Planning. Submit Resume to Standish Wine Co P.O. Box 610 Talmage 95481

HELP WANTED NCO FGP-Ukiah Program Coordinator for NCO Foster Grandparent Program, exp w/seniors, Recruit, train and place volunteers, knowledge of computers, clerical exp, must have trans, valid DL, & ins. 19hrs/wk, $10.52/hr. Must submit NCO app:(800)606-5550 or Closes 5/1 @ 5 PM (postmark not accepted). EOE




Howard Hospital

Positions RN, Surgery, FT; ICU & ER, various shifts; Med/Surg, part time Dietitian Occup. Ther, FT Clinical Lab Scientist, FT Radiology Tech, FT Health Info. Mgmt Director Temp or per diem Maintenance General Clerk, experience preferred. See Howard to apply Immediate Opening for F/T Maintenance Engineer at Ukiah Hampton Inn Need basic knowledge of painting plumbing & electrical etc. Call Manager Tom Switzer 462-6555 Licensed Nurses who enjoy seniors. We have a $3,000.00,hire-on bonus and a great shift differential. Please contact Barry at Lakeport Skilled Nursing Center, 263-6101

NCO Head Start Ukiah Secretary I - 1 yr. Office exp. Computer literate. Provides front office support. 30/hrs/ wk. $9.82/hr. Limited Term Prog Asst I/Educ Suppt - AA pref, 2 yrs exp w/computers & data bases. 40/hrs wk, $12.84/hr. Both posn's Sp/Eng Bil pref & bene's. for appl & job desc contact NCO 800-606-5550x302 or Closes 5 pm, 5/2/06 (Postmarks not accepted). EOE NEW EXCITING POSITION WORKING WITH KIDS 6 wks pd vacation 401 K. Day & Eve avail. Small homelike environment, good pay & benefits. Fax resume to 463-6957. NURSING: RN/LVN FT/PT, all shifts, Vacaville, CA Call 707-410-6972 Fax: 707-448-4403 Office Manager/ Human Resource Specialist Immediate Opening in Boonville. Anderson Valley Brewing Co. is looking for an organized exp. employee to oversee office functions, prepare payroll, administer employee benefits & workers comp. maintain H/R records, process payables. Contact Sandy 707-895-2337 ex. 13, or

[email protected]

RN/Assistant Director Lakeport Skilled Nursing $3000.00 Sign on This challenging position is full-time with On-Call duties. Long term care experience preferred but willing to train the right individual. Excellent salary. Join our team of health care professionals. Contact Barry Loflin, R.N. Director of Nursing. Ph: (707) 263-6101, Fax: 2636300 Round Table Pizza Now hiring for eves & wkends. Must be 18 or older. Apply in person between 1-4 @ 292 S. State St. Social Worker True to Life Children's Services seeks a person w/an MSW or equiv Masters degree for P/T foster care & adoption work in Mendocino & Lake Counties 463-1100 Substance Abuse Counselor Position CAADAC eligible position available for outpatient CD treatment program at Long Valley Health Center. Send resume to: Dr. Jill Gover at LVHC - PO Box 870 Laytonville, CA 95454.

984-6131 x 129

HELP WANTED WAREHOUSE/ INVENTORY CONTROL. No exp. necessary. We train. Heavy lifting and good health req'd. Max age 34. H.S. Grads. Call 1800-345-6289. SERVICES OFFERED Busy Bees Housecleaning services inside & out. 272-0441 FINANCIAL SERVICES BANKRUPTCY is it for me? FREE





Studio $550 489-8600 Lrg. 2 bd. w/carport. N/S, N/P, $750+ sec. In Ukiah. 462-5159 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!!! Sierra Sunset offers 2 bd. apts. w/pool & laundry facilities, carports & more! Selzer Realty 468-0411 SOUTH SIDE 1 & 2 bed., 1 ba. apts. starting at $625 & $725+deps. HUD OK Beverly Sanders Realty 462-5198 Spacious 2bdrm. 1 ba incl. ht, AC, wat, & garb.w/balcony, patio & pool, $875/mo. No pets. 462-8600 Studio, $625/mo. + dep. All utils pd. 1 bdrm. cabin. $725/mo. + dep. No sect. 8/N/P.All utils. pd. 462-8700

HOMES FOR RENT SMALL WESTSIDE COTTAGE. $500/mo. + $600 dep. 462-3434

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Washer & Dryer Good running cond. $150 485-0508 MISC. FOR SALE HUNT ELK, Red Stag, Buffalo, Whitetail. Guaranteed License $5.00. Season 8/25/0603/31/07. We have a No Game-No Pay policy. Book now! Days 1-314-209-9800, Evenings 1-314-2930610. Must sell! Djembe Drum, 214K gold rings, desk, telescope. 4631225 SPA-Deluxe `06 model. 30 jets. Therapy seat. Never used. Warr.Can del. $2750.707-468-4300 STUMPED? Need A Special Gift for under $20? Find it at Its fun! It's unique! It's gorgeous and your lady will love it! 1-661607-4457.

REC VEH CAMPING `73 International Class A 21' Motor Home. $1200. 629-3284 Dodge Tioga RV 1979 new rims/tires, great interior, $6000 OBO call 462-2081 5th Wheel 1979 in Senior Park 8x39ft/w 4x7 ext DW W/D AC S/R Storage shed $3750 467-0488 5th Whl `93 Salem Excel. cond. Incl. tow pkg. TV & Mwv. Must sell $3500. 621-2605

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Ukiah 2Bd, 2ba on 20 ac. NO POT GROWERS, covered deck, pond,W/D, some utils. free. $1195/mo 468-5687 Westside Location! Beautiful 2 bed., 1.5 ba. Condo. 6 month lease - No Pets! $995/month. $995 sec. dep. Call Elma Hart, Agent, CB Mendo Realty 468-5214

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VACATION RENTALS TIMESHARES RESALES: The Cheapest way to buy, sell and rent Timeshares. No commissions or Broker fees. Call 1-800-6406886 or visit www.BuyA ROOMS FOR RENT Lg .Rm. Priv entr, Kitchenette. F. pref. Shared ba in main hs N/P/S. Lg. yard. Refs. $525 467-9925


AUTO PARTS & ACCESSORIES 4 Bridgestone Tires LT245/75R16Chrome wheels brand new $350.00 463-0276

3 way chrome plated util. tool boxes. Fitted for `93 Ford Ranger SB. $300. 629-3284 TRUXCEDO BED COVER Black. Now on 2000 Ford F150 6 foot bed. Super cab. Nice! $275. 485-5837 Camper Shell 76x64x48in Like new Closed sides 456-9128



Computers & Parts General misc. items


140 Zinfandel 1bd 1 ba. $640.


CNA's F/T, P/T, days

& PM's. Great working cond.

Apply in person Valley View Skilled Nursing Center, 1162 S.Dora, Ukiah


Les Ryan Realty

Property Management Support developmentally disabled in their own home. PT, FT & wkends. PU application at Mountain View

1000 Sanford Ranch Rd. Ukiah. 468-9331.

WANTED TO SHARE RENT 1 BDRM in house to share. in Ukiah near fairgrounds. $450 incl. uti. 468-9332 490-7157

April 27th 10-1 pm

Mendocino College Ukiah Campus TRUXCEDO BED COVER Black. Now on 2000 Ford F150 6 foot bed. Super cab. Nice! $275. 485-5837



Community Care has the following openings: Office support staff. FT: 30 hrs/wk for program assist'g disabled adults to remain independent at home, 10 hrs/ wk in Information & Assistance prog. Office exp. & PC proficiency req'd. 50 wpm. CDL & vehicle. $1831-2018/mo. exc. benefits. Admin Assistant to Exec Director, FT for nonprofit. Mature, wellorganized, to take control of projects & follow through. Office mgmt, reception skills, strong PC skills, type 60 wpm. $2168$2390/mo. Exc. benefits. Bookkeeper: 18 hrs/wk position for human svcs. agency with supportive team environment. Growth potential and flexible schedule. Bkkg, computer exper. req'd. AA in business preferred. Must know accts payable, Excel, Word, ten-key. $12.42/hr. Resume & cover letter by 5/3 to: Community Care, 301 S. State St., Ukiah 95482 468-9347 EOE. COUNTER SALES

Ukiah Valley Lumber


Ducks can see 330 degrees without turning their heads.They can also spot a good opportunity when one comes along ­ can you? We're looking for team players, positive thinkers, and goal oriented people. Incentive trips, Stock Bonus, Renewal income, ongoing training. Mike Booth Regional Manager Fax Resume (707) 284-9501 [email protected] EXPERIENCED MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR P/T ON CALL Apply in person 1343 S. Dora St. Family Assistance Representative IUkiah

(Eligibility Worker I)

DUPLEXES 1 bdrm 1bth Willits super clean dwntwn walk to Safeway N/S, W/D $625/mo+$1000 Gateway 459-5363

Appartment to Share in Ukiah $400/mo +1/2 Util $300 dep female N/S N/P 349-2272 5/1 Room for rent $400.00/mo. + dep. 463-0270 Room in house. House priv. Hot tub, pool, W/D. N/S, N/P. $600/mo. 272-0441 W.side loc. Nice yd. Priv. rm & sep. bath. $500/mo. 1st & dep. N/D/S/P. 472-0713

4X4'S FOR SALE 1995 CHEVY Z71 XCab K1500. 4WD. Loaded. Wht. 4" lift. 33" tires. WELDS. Lots of xtras. Excl. cond. $8900/b ofr. 707-849-4994 Jeep CJ7 V8 79' Auto trans lifted Alum wheels lots of work done $4900.00 Day 744-7462 Night/ wkend 463-3325


Taylors Tavern Bartender Wanted Apply 6951 East Rd. Redwood Valley 485-5108 TECHNICIAN AUTOMOTIVE Trained flat-rate GM Tech. State of the art newer shop. Computer at each tech stall. Apply in personcall for more info 263-0500 Kathy Fowler Chevrolet 1175 parallel Dr. Lakeport

2 bd. 351 Creekside, Willits. Lndry rm. No pets. Sml. bk yd. Garage. $800. 485-0841 2 bdrm 1 bth in Brk trls. New carpet, paint & more. N/S, Tiny pet ok. W/D $775/mo. $1500 dep. Gateway 459-5363 Avail now 2 bdrm w/W.D. hu. priv. yd. gar. Clean! no dogs. $850/mo. 481-1206

AUCTIONS 1930's Armoire, Ent. Ctr., Lthr Furn., Art, Piano, Freezer, many more antiques, collectibles. 4/29, 5-7 pm. Previews 4/28 4-6 pm & 4/29 12-2 pm. SPACE Theater 508 Perkins 462-9370


TRUCKS FOR SALE `91 Ford Ranger, shell w-rack, std. trans. $1300. 459-4792 Ford Ranger'91, shell w-rack,std.trans.$1300.459-4792





WITH BUCKET $10,000 462-2574 Covered construction trailer. 20' long. Dual axles. $3000. 462-2574 Craftsman 2005 Sitdown mower 42in 18hp & Stihl edger both almost new. 972-6752


Now accepting consignments for their Antiques Auction to be held on April 29th. FOR MORE INFORMATION please call 707-987-8732 or visit www.lakecounty


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Mendocino County

Department of Social Services.

Salary $1076-$1308/BiWeekly

Challenging positions available determining eligibility for public assistance benefits. Clerical exp. 2 yrs. or 60 college credits required. For info call 707-4675866 or go to to

"Career Opportunities"

F/T 4 day week. Starting salary $9.40 per hour. On call $9 per hour. Qualifications: Pass medical and drug exam, TB test, criminal background check and have valid Cal. Drivers license.


On-Site Apartment Management Prop. Mgt. firm seeks qualified individual/ team for 68-unit apt. community. Must be friendly, responsible & professional; office & basic maint. skills req. Salary + 2 bd. apt. (no pets please). Visit our office for details & application: Realty World Selzer Realty 300 E. Gobbi St., Ukiah. PACU/PRE-OP RN Per Diem & OR RN FT, PT,PD Day shift No On-Call, No Wknds.

Ukiah Surgery Center


The California Conservation Corps in Ukiah has residential & nonresidential positions open for youth between the ages of 18-25. We also hire high school & college students for summer positions. For more information call 463-2822

HOMES FOR RENT 2 bdrm Great Westside location. $775. per month, $1150. Sec Dep. No pets, no Sec 8. Jack Cox & Associates 462-6060 2bd/1.5ba NEW House w/Lg fin gar. Ctry setting 1mi from downtown. Pets Pos. $1500/mo neg/dep. 462-6778 3bd 2ba House Oak Manor area $1300/mo Pick up appl at Paoli Mortgage & Reality 950 Waugh Ln 4bd/2.5ba Dbl Gar. $1500/mo $1000 dep New 40 Creekside Ct. Ukiah 468-9135 4bd2ba.817 W. Clay, clean refurb. yard, lawn. $1400/mo. + dep. 743-1525

2 pick-ups. 1977 Ford 3 3/4 Ton. Needs carb.& tags. grt shape New tires. 1977 Chevy 1/2 Ton Parts $800. for both OBO 489-8446 `93 Dodge Turbo Diesel Holds 90gal of fuel. 86k mi. 5th wheel hitch. $6,500. 462-8245 Bio Diesel Special Datsun `81 5sp. extended cab 30+ mi to gal. $1500 OBO 489-5450 Toyota Tundra Limited `05 double cab 4 dr 4wd V8 White w/ beige leather 21K mi. Exlnt cond $31,500 984-8194


RECEIVE POTENTIAL CHECKS of $3,200$4,800/ month, in 6090 days. A 20-40 year earning on your $40,000 investment. Oil & Gas. Equity Capital Investments. 1-888722-5790. START YOUR OWN Landscape Curbing Business- High Demand. Low Overheads. high Profit. Training Available. Priced from $12,000. 1800-667-5372.

BUILDING SUPPLIES STEEL BUILDINGS. FACTORY Deals. Save $$$. 40x60' to 100x200'. Example: 50x100x12'=$3.60/sq ft. 1-800-658-2885


PETS & SUPPLIES Free 2 yr fem Leopard cur, 5 yr fem walker hound. Hunters, good pets. 707431-3337 lv. mes. Border Collie Male. 1 yr. Very loving. Beautiful white & black. Full of energy. Free to good home. 485-0292 CATS: Looking for a cat, or want to find a home for a cat? Call 462-3929 For Sale Hunting Dogs. $150 ea. 1.5 yrs. old. Call or lv. msg. 272-3270


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`Deep Throat' speaks in new memoir by family friend

By LOUISE CHU Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Watergate's "Deep Throat" tells his side of the story in a new memoir, but the book sheds little new light on his relationship with reporter Bob Woodward and how it led to the undoing of President Nixon. "A G-Man's Life: The FBI, 'Deep Throat' and the Struggle for Honor in Washington," by former FBI secondin-command W. Mark Felt, hit bookshelves Monday. In it, Felt tells in his own words what motivated him to become the key source for Washington Post reporters Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Upset by the slow pace of the FBI

investigation into the Watergate break-in, Felt said he believed the press could apply some much-needed pressure on the administration to cooperate. He saw himself as a "Lone Ranger" who could help "derail the White House cover-up." "From the start, it was clear that senior administration officials were up to their necks in this mess, and that they would stop at nothing to sabotage our investigation," Felt writes. Co-written by family friend John O'Connor, who revealed Deep Throat's identity in a 2005 Vanity Fair article, "A G-Man's Life" includes excerpts from Felt's 1979 memoir, "The FBI Pyramid: From

the Inside," and an unpublished memoir that Felt wrote in the mid1980s. Felt, now 92, was unable to offer much fresh insight in the book because of his age and weak memory, O'Connor writes in his prologue. Felt suffered a stroke in 2001 and has been in declining health. The scandal that brought down Nixon began with a break-in and the attempted tapping of phones in the Democratic National Committee offices in the Watergate office building during the 1972 campaign. It went on to include disclosures of spying by Nixon's henchman and retaliation against their perceived enemies.

Felt discusses his hesitation about working with Woodward. On one hand, he didn't want the FBI to be blamed for allowing Nixon to get away with a crime; one the other, he feared criticism if he violated his loyalty to the agency. He also dismisses later speculation that he became Deep Throat because he was angry at being passed over as J. Edgar Hoover's successor and wanted to sabotage the new boss, L. Patrick Gray. "It is true that I would have welcomed an appointment as FBI director when Hoover died. It is not true that I was jealous of Gray," he wrote. Felt wrote positively of his relationship with Woodward, then a

young reporter. But O'Connor wrote in the introduction that Felt became furious when the reporters revealed they had a senior source in the executive branch and identified the source by the name Deep Throat, "slamming down the phone when Woodward called for his reaction." "A G-Man's Life," also chronicles Felt's decades-long career in the FBI and reveals that Felt's wife did not die of a heart attack in 1984, as he told people, but killed herself with his service revolver following years of depression. Audrey Felt's suicide, revealed in O'Connor's introduction, is never directly addressed in Felt's own writings.


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to get healthier options in the high school vending machines; the only problem is they are more expensive so this new local group went out and asked our community what they thought we could do to improve our current situation and we decided that lowering the price on the healthier options would allow more students to try these healthier products, so personal choice would not be influenced by cost," Bishop said. At some point, Bishop and her group will do a study using data from Canteen to see if lower prices equate to an increase in sales. Through her work as a SYBOP representative, Bishop was able to co-sponsor SB12 which passed the California Legislature last year, setting nutritional standards for all foods located in vending machines on K through 12 campuses. She also supported SB965 - by writing letters and meeting with assembly members and senators -- which passed in 2005, eliminating sodas from school vending machines. "It's overwhelmingly amazing to be able to testify in front of assembly members and senators and have them

Lauren Bishop poses with California First Lady Maria Shriver at the Governor's Summit on Health, Nutrition, and Obesity in Sacramento. listen to your opinion and respect your thoughts and really consider your advice on a particular topic. It's really empowering, actually," she said of the experience. "They really do listen to youth and I never realized how hungry they are for the opinion of youth. These policies, they affect us and so often there are adults talking for us, so when youth come to the Capitol and write letters, they really respect that and listen to it. ... The local work, the work at the legislative level, all the connections and the people I ment to agencies that work with the homeless. Youssoupoff said law enforcement has been working with community services in enforcing this ordinance, often bringing violators to shelters rather than arresting them. During the first year of enforcement, the Ukiah Police Department issued 220 warnings and 86 citations, but only arrested 15 people. Youssoupoff said acting Sheriff Kevin Broin has been especially good at limiting enforcement to the most nechave met ... has completely turned my life upside down in the best way possible." Jordan, who joined Bishop this year, agreed. "It's been so amazing ... the learning experiences, such as giving presentations at the Capitol, meeting lobbyists, legislators ... It's also connected me with community organizations," Jordan said. Neither Bishop or Jordan had originally planned to go down this path. "Fate got me into this," Jordan said. "Basically last year I switched into a math essary cases. However, with elections fast approaching, Youssoupoff said he is concerned that another sheriff might use a countywide law to crack down on Mendocino County's homeless population. "They're going to make homelessness illegal, which is the same thing as making poverty illegal," Youssoupoff said. Consideration of this ordinance by the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors

class which happened to be Lauren's dad's class. So when she was recruiting more members, her dad mentioned me." "I got into this by chance," Bishop said. "I ended up receiving a flyer my freshman year and going to a school board meeting and speaking on the lack of healthy options in my school. So I am kind of a firm believer that people should just take life where it goes. I have said `yes' over and over again and it's led me here, so I just plan on saying `yes' to opportunities throughout my college career and see where that takes me." Bishop credits Linda Helland with the Mendocino County Department of Public Health as being her mentor, but it's safe to say Bishop is more than capable on her own. After she graduates from Ukiah High she will attend Stanford where she plans to major in political science or international relations with a focus on health and environmental policy. Asked who will continue her mission at the high school after she graduates, Bishop said: "I know that Elena and James will keep fighting the fight. I also am going to be at Stanford next year and I am hoping that, depending on my schedule, I will be able to stop in and help if they need me. ... This is my baby." Laura Clark can be reached at [email protected]

Rural mural project to be unveiled

On Wednesday, the Rural Mural Project and Teens from Trinity-Ukiah will celebrate the unveiling of a new mural "Unifying Cultural Traditions." The festivities will begin at 3:45p.m. at the 225 South Hope Street entrance to Trinity School. The community is invited to share this occasion for speeches, refreshments, and the unveiling of the special project. Trinity-Ukiah's new mural was sponsored and funded by the Mendocino County Department of Public Health's Alcohol and other Drug Programs, Prevention Services' Rural Murals Project through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Under the direction of artist Alexa Armenta and assistant Hiawatha Blake the mural was completed by Tim H., Tiffany H, Summer K, Arturo M., Angele N., Barbara T., Katherine N., and Maria A.


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nance and doesn't necessarily disagree with it. Violence, theft, rape and drug abuse are all problems associated with large homeless encampments and Youssoupoff agrees that police need laws in place to deal with these problems, but said increased enforcement needs to be matched by an increased financial commit-

today comes just weeks after a decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled a similar law in Los Angeles unconstitutional because it represents cruel and unusual punishment. The court ruled that sleeping outside is "an unavoidable consequence of being human and homeless without shelter." The supervisors will discuss the ordinance as a timed item today at 10:30 a.m. Ben Brown can be reached at [email protected] .

Richland to Ukiah over the course of four days. When they reached Ukiah, Huston said the man ordered her into a dumpster and told her not to get out. Huston was never able to give Sheriff's deputies or police a good description of her abductor. Broin said there were other parts of Huston's story that didn't make sense. "Basically we put all the pieces together and they didn't add up," Broin said. Huston has been released from the Ukiah Valley Medical Center where she

was being treated for hypothermia and a head laceration. Broin said Huston was seeking treatment in Kennewick for an additional health issue but would not disclose the nature of Huston's problem. Sgt. Ken Lattin said the Kennewick police have forwarded the report of Huston's false complaint to the Kennewick City Attorney who will review it and decide on possible charges. Ben Brown can be reached at [email protected]



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