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Pape 4 Cloverdale Reveille May 29. 1991 > Guest 00ditori00l No Fault is No Good By Howard Owens, President, Congress of Seniors I was born and raised in California and I have lived here for most of my 61 years. I love California be- cause of what it has always stood for: fairness, equity and opportunity. I am dismayed now by a move by the insurance industry to change all of this for everyone. The indus- try is once again sponsoring no-fault legislation which goes too far in requiring that we give up our basic rights as citizens so people on fixed incomes, and others not able to afford the high price of auto insur- mace, can have access to low:cost insurance policies. While obviously a good idea in concept, I wonder why we can't have low-cost policies without hav- ing to give up our rights to full com- . pensation in case of a car accident. C It seems out of step with the Ameri- ." can philosophy to say that in order to retain one right, you have to give up others. That is neither fair nor equitable. -. The Congress of California Sen-  iors is not alone in this skepticism.  Many large and respected groups and organizations throughout the i:. state have expressed their opposi- *i tion to No-Fault automobile insur-  ance. By so doing, they have joined : with more than 75% of the California .:electorate which voted against no- fault just three years ago in the :': form of Proposition 104. In fact, in :tbe Cloverdale area, about 70% of Z voters said, "No!" .,:: "  voters saw through this simi- ....... lar seam in 1988. The voters ques- tioned why the insurance industry would spend more than $80 million to see No Fault auto insurance, - Proposition 104, adopted, if it were -" not in their best interest. We hope legislators ask that very same ques- -tiOn before it's too late and we've bartered rights for insurance. Other ., states have been forced to learn the failure of No-Fault first hand. In fact, four states have recently repealed no-fault auto insurance. In California, we have the opportu- nity to learn from their mistakes. Now the insurance industry is at it again. This time, they are trying to move legislation, SB 941, through the Legislature since they failed at the polls. While I commend the well-intentioned efforts of the bill's authors, I think it is a bad precedent to require an exchange of rights. what rights will we be asked to sur- render to obtain health insurance, medical insurance, or other necessi- ties of life? The Congress of California Sen- iors is concerned that in their efforts to adopt insurance reform and make low-cost auto insurance available to those who need it, some legislators are not seeing through the insur- ance ind ustry's ultimate goal - higher profits at the expense of consumers. The Congress of California Sen- iors is in good company in its oppo- sition to no-fault in general, and SB 941 in particular. The greatest consumer advocate of all, Ralph Nader, has consistently opposed no-fault throughout the country. Now, Public Citizen, a Nader-affili- ated group, is leading the charge against both. We believe low-cost polices can and should be made available through means other than no-fault. In fact, if we cut down on insurance fraud, improve the safety of Califor- nia's cars and trucks and simplify the court system, enough money would be saved and lives spared to more than provide insurance com- panies the financial incentive they need to provide low-cost policies. We hope the legislature acts re- sponsibly to achieve both its goals; low-cost auto insurance and protec- tion of basic consumer fights. CUSD approves new Social .,-Studies textbooks for grades K-8 "' The School Board has approved adoption of the Houghtin-Miffiin Social Studies Series for grades K-8. ' In his request to the Board, Wash- :" ington School Principal stated that the adminstration, faculty mad Site Council supported the series. He also noted that the materials had been made available for public % " viewing at both the public library and at the school. In addition, repre- sentatives from the publisher have participated in inservices and at a public hearing. There have been no objections voiced about the series,. According to Mr. Mager, this is the only K-8 integrated social studies textbook series approved by the State Department of Education. Whie there are no funds currently available to purchase new textbooks for all grade levels2dr. Mager says plans can now be made to begin replacing their most outmoded textbooks. Saturday, June 15 7:00 pm to"!:00 am at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair $20 single, $35 couple For tickets: Dee Dee at 894-5826 -leave message Buffet Dinner, Dancing Raffles. Casino Gamin00 Prizes * Music Babysitting by reservation (2 yrs. and over) Call Susie at 894-5063 Sponsored by the Cloverdale Police Officers' Association and the Boys & Girls Club of Cioverdale (s2) THE BIBLE SAYS... that Not All Israel Are Israel, Part 1 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week (from Jesus' anointing at His baptism in A.D. 27 to the stoning of Stephan in A.D. 34, when the gospel went to the Gentiles, based on the prophecy of Dan. 8:14 and 9:24-27); and in the midst of tl week (A,D. 31, when Jesus died and the curtain of the Most Holy pl was torn in two, signifying that no longe{elt there)  shall cause the rifice and oblation to ceasc(at Christ's death), and for the ng of abominations he shall make it desolate (wi God s presence)... Daniel 9:27 Behold;: these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree (the Jewish nation), and find none: cut it down; why i_ cumbereth R the ground? Luke 13:7-9 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might fred any thing thereon; and when he came to it, he found nothing but ieaves...And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever... Mark 11:13, 14 H.O. Collier llI Paid Announcement Students of the Week for the pe- riod May 20-24, 1991 were: Elementary Melissa Klein is very conscien- tious about her school work. Melissa is very active in school and per- formed in the Talent Show, too. Shanda Hernandez has been working hard this year. She enjoys being sociable, but tries hard not to be too carried away in class. Shanda can always be counted on to offer help to other students and to help with classroom jobs. She has become a very responsible student this year. John Stroud has a talent for drawing. He is also an enthusiastic reader, enjoying many good books this year. He enjoys working on puppet plays. Andrea Coots has a smile for everyone. She enjoys P.E. and 6loves the competition of sports. Jose Molina is a very cheerful, cooperative student. He has settled into a new school very nicely. Stacy Wilson is a hard working student and a math whiz. She always seems happy. We appreciate her joyful smile. Heidi Coovert has improved her behavior and sociability. Ray Barney is the first one in the class to read 3,000 pages. We have a contest to read across the United States. One page equals one mile. Needless to say, you can usu- ally see Ray reading a book! Elsie Jones has worked hard to complete all her assignments. She participates in fund raising, plays and class activities. She takes pride in her work and is a definite plus in Rm. 8. Middle School David Bowen has contributed many ideas m class. He has been a positive role model for others. His work is well done. He is friendly and kind to others. David is an all around good person. Jaimy Hargus is a friendly and outgoing student. She gets along well with other students. She is very cooperative and helpful, always reaidy to lend a helping hand. Jaimy is doing well in Science and has shown great improvement. It is a pleasure having her in class. Brian Rkhards follows direc- tions, is an active participant and does his execises properly. He helps bring in equipment and sets up the fields when asked to do so. Nicki Clark has improved her overall effort and skill level in P.E. Her confidence has greatly improved because of it. Robbie Conley was chosen Student of the Week this week because of the outstanding job he did on his "design a planet" project. Laura Garland is a very respon- sible student. She has worked very hard on her Biography Project. Laura shows concern for other classmates, and is willing to help when it's needed. She is always alert and on task. Her cheery smile is a pleasure to see each morning. Robbin Gurries has been partici- pating more actively in P.E. and is cooperative and friendly. Mario Dogali is improving and putting out a sincere effort in his work. He is often very cooperative, curious and conscientious toward other students and his work. Students vie for chance to have Lunch on the Lawn #1 Room Cafeteria Competition is now in its final phase with a new #I Room every day. The Room that has the most signatures in the book one day has Lunch on the Lawn the next. They also earn a tally for the #1 Room of the Year Competition. The Room currendy in the lead is Rm. 4, Mrs. Hines' 4th grade, with 7 wins for the year. #1 Rooms of the Week were: Rm. 4, Mrs. Hines' 4th grade; Rm. 2, Mrs. Romain's 4th grade won twice!; Rm. 8, Ms. Jones' class and Rm. 5, Ponytail opening ceremonies Saturday Opening ceremonies for the Clo- verdale Ponytail League will lake place Saturday, June 1, at 3 p.m. at City Park. Head Umpire Frank Davis, winner of this year's Charley Ricord Memo- rial Award, will throw out the first bali. The winner of this award is chosen by the combined vote of managers, coaches and board mem- bers for his contnoutions to the league. Colors will be posted by the Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary, and the na- tiomd anthem will be sung by Jim Rogers. This is the first time in Cio- verdale Ponytail history that the na- tional anthem will be sung solo dur- ing opening ceremonies. --m i "YOUR HoMEToWN NEWSPAPER" Slaee lg79 II I .-%. . Off'u:e Hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CLOVERDALE REVEILLE Publisher Bonny J. Hanchett Editor Mary Jo Winter Sports Brian Sumpter AdvertisingCirculation Bonnie Goodman Composing Carmen Gleasoa |1 iii The Cioverdal Reveille (119-020 USPS) is published .52 times pet year by Handteu Publishing, Inc., on Wednesdays at 207 N. Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale, CA 95425 007) 894-3339 Subscriptions: $15 per yeas, $18 per year out of Semoma County. Single copy 35. Sece Cl Postage Paid at Cloverdale, CA 95425. Postmuter: Send ldrs changes m the Cloverdale Reveille, p.o. Box 157, Clover- dale, CA 95425. | Mrs. Hoots' class. Positive Yard Duty Behavior Award Recipients are: 4th grade - Krista Warren, Jonathan Martin, Andrea Coots, Calder Hutchison, Ryan Peters and Annabel DeMello; 5th grade - Heather WaiterS, Amy McCarty, Pad Armstrong, Derrick Fonuest and Jose Cuevas. Intramural Spurts - Rm. 1, Miss Burgess' 4th grade won the 4th grade Softball Tournament, by nar- rowly batting past Rm. 2, Mrs. Ro- main's class. Congratulations Rm 1! Next sport is Kickball with Pan. 2A and Rm. 7 starting the action. Middle School - the 6th grade Softball Tournament was won by Team I, Lance Petersen's team. The team members, who were all treated to ice cream, included David Bowen, Jason Eskew, Spencer Herman, Daniel Lozano, Brian Pollard, Zack Poiston, Michael Serrano, Jeff Angeli, Jeremiah Kaisi, Gordon Briseno, Rebekah Jump, Ron Castriilo and J.D. Nelson. Ballroom Manager of the Week is Robin Gurries. Racketball Champion of the Week is Marilyn Padgett. Still time to register for StoNime series There is still time for you to sign up your two year old for the Library Storytime series on Fridays, June 7 and June 21st from I0 - 10:30 a.m. Each child must be accompanied by an adult during these free pro- grams which offer stories, songs, movement activities, fingerplays and more! For more information, or to register your child, please call the Lilmiry at 894-5271. No honor in Genocide Editor: I salute the Healdsburg man who carried a sign at that town's Gulf War parade reading: No Honor in Genocide. There's no triumph in tragedy and suffering. It ain't fitting to cele- brate slaughter. I don't blame the troops for this; they know death shouldn't be cheered. Those who fight pray most fervently for peace. I blame the American public, who viewed this seemingly bloodless war as if it were the latest tv mini-series. Hundreds of Americans died. The lives of their families and friends are shattered. Hundreds of thou- sands of Iraqis were killed; thou- sands of innocents whose only crime was being in the path of bullets and bombs. Thousands more will die from wounds, disease, starvation, or be killed by the madman we were told we had to stop, and didn't. This war was repeatedly referred to as the Superbowl. Checking my scorecards, I question what was won. Our economy and the world's has been weakened. The environ- ment is unalterably damaged. The Middle East is even more unstable. What was gained? We spent billions of dollars and thousands of lives -- and bought a parade. If we don't begin solving our problems, the flags flapping over coming celebrations will belong to the countries that bought America - cheap - while we sold our souls and future down the river. General Schwarzkopf said that we'd "kicked ass in 100 hours", a gross exaggeration and statemenL I'd like to pull the yellow ribbons off the General's eyes so he could see that tens of thousands of those butts we just kicked to death be- longed to little children. CD Grant Cloverdale They raised $212 for MDA Editor: We would like thank the followh'lg., businesses and individuals who helped sponsor our ride Saturday, May 18th, by making a pledge to the Muscular Dystrophy Association: Cloverdale Pharmacy, Video Store, .Photo Lab, American Sav- ings, Cloverdale Discount Nursery, The Corner Deli, Fiesta Travel, IROC, Cioverdale BP Gas Station, Sears Catalog Store, In The Pink Health Foods, Video Comer, Clo- verdale Cyclery, Animal Hospital of Cioverdale, The Old Feed Store, Marian Zagorites, Catherine Bassett, ScoUi Palmer, Jim Petty, Rose McCarty, Roy Falleri, Joyce Calderon and Lacille Ioli. The total amount pledged and col- lected was $212! The total collected from all riders Saturday was over $10,000! Thanks again for your support! Linda McAIlister and Linda Kincakl FHA-HERO says thanks! Editor: We would like to express our sin- cere thanks to the people who have generously donated funds to help uspay our expenses for travel- ing to National FHA-HERO compe- tition. Ted and Helen Oden, John and COMMUNITY Wednesday, May 29 Chamber of Comme.. Chamber office...,.,, ..................................... 7:00 e.m. Senior Center, Grange Hall ....................... 9:30-4:00 p.m. Soroptimists, Above Sciaini's .......................... 12:00 p.m. Planning Commission, City Hall ........................ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30 Thrift Sale, United Chuzch ....................... 10:00-3:00 p.m. Rotary, Vets Bid S ........................................... 12:15 p.m. Hometown Workout, Vets Bid S ........................ 6:00 pJn. Overeaters Anon.(How), Fellowship Hall .......... 6:00 p.m. Duplicate Bridge, Vets Bldg ............................. 7:00 p.m. Cloverdale Lions, Vets Bldg ............................. 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31 Senior Day Center, Grange Hall ................. 9:30-2:00 p.m. Emergency Food Pantry, United Church ....................................... 1:00-3:00 p.m. THE OLD FEED STORE Hay - Grain - Feed 28301 Redwood Hwy So. 8-5:30 Sat 9-4 894-5297 Suzanne Christie Kruljac donated money to John Everett. Fred, Jean and Bedff and Bill and Susan donated for Amy Dr. Nicholas Grace, Ruth LaPant, John and rare, and Darrell McQueen have given Rebecca LaPant. Dr. John and Terric Cheri and Grcg Lyda money for Cara Fontar Thank you. You are all! We are expecting in the near future submit another letter M thanking all those who riding the additional John Everett, Rebecca LaPant, CHS A Note from Hi all in (Letter dated April note her new of this letter.) We joined our active, nent. They are from Ft. We support them in this kind, but they other RAOC's before country, so our services until home. The last flew oct I guess 5 June is beinll 20 June for our leavi largest garbage dump. Excuse m bia. It seems the on, you see a lot of yards and just in huge piles on the towns or cities we through. I guess trash heavily city I live in. Here is a picture than my Army who remembers me a line. This like me. Well, anyway, I'd some kids are still in Rick Ben'y. I know but the names and sure I have the nalW well! l just want to say and, like I told my done clemain We have Rear Area (RAOC) to Rear Cleanup. It beats of RATr - We have rearrangeing our the heat. Yeah, We'll it's time to is greatly New sgt HHC $93rd ASG/I APO New Saturday, Jua 1 Swap Meet, Citrus Fair .......... Thrift Sale, United Church. ...................... 1 Ponytail Opening Ceremoni Pet Prevent-a-Care, Cima Sunday, June 2 Swap Meet, Fanner Market, Vet Bldg Monday, June 3 Hometown Workout, Vcts Bldg Ove.mrs Anon. (How) Tuesday, June 4 Centmy Li, Ce Cdf Senior Ceat, Orange Hall ...................... CHS Awards Night, CHS Ladies Circle of Druids . VFW, Vets Bldg. FRED YOUNG & COMPANY Mortuaries 428 N. Cloverdale 894-2540