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C lovet"dale0000.vet'lle '6%bed \\;o County, California Volume 102 No. 28 894-3339 Wednesday, July 9, 1980 16 Pages 20 cents Wid ning of i.g 2nd Street P Ju y thrilling day at Fourth of Commerce old fashioned wy things hap- moments of councilmen, even mayor Jack dropped into the a cold bath. bto throw baseballs at of sending their person into of raising depart&ent's and restore an old to use in future when the the Colors and patriotic hungry moments lined up to par- barbecue, moments aL [he and cool-off cream and water- moments war-' and adults alike of glorious fweworks the Lions Club. t, in their array of were in their glory, Con Rothhacker of Underwater Fantasies holds his big winner, "Betty's Best," who won Heat 5 and went on to capture the first place prize in the Finals at the Umpteenth entertaining with their intricate dance" steps. Again the Umteenth Annual Turtle Races drew crowds cheering for their favorite racers. The turtles seemed to be a liviei" bunch this year - and there were more entries. Maybe it was their new round track. And lending her humor and good nature to the event was Chamber Manager, Vivian West, who always makes any event seem more exciting. She had the help of three able judges, Carol Wright, Bill Vandagriff and Pat Cavagnaro. The winner by a neck, was "Betty's Best", now known as the fastest turtle this side of the Golden Gate. Cheered rville Summer m July 15 - 14 tSe Geyserville Educational Park and July lh at the Summer Program Movie. The Geyserville P.T.S.O. is also ,sponsoring the Summer Program Movies every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Geyserville Educational ' Park beginning July I0 through Aug. 21. Admission to the movies is 50 cents per person which goes to help cover the cost of the movies. With the exception of the first movie the movies are fairly recent and all the movies have been great box office hits. The first Summer Program Movie Night on July 10th will he a Laurel and Hardy Fun Festival with two Laurel and Hardy movies and a Laurel and Hardy look-alike contest. Dress up like Laurel or Hardy and get into the movie free. The winners will have free ad- mission to all Summer Program Movies! For more information about the Goyserville Summer Program and the Summer Program Movie schedule call the Geyserville Educational Park at 857-3592. Annual Turtle Races held on the Fourth of July at the City Park. C of C manager. Vivlan Weer, makes the an- nmmcement. Photo by Janice. Parent-Teacher- sponsoring the let Program for high school. The 15. Aug. 14 and classes and e given approval mornings - Basic keeping Provide their own of balls. Biking - t to local areas and bikes should Order and definitely Swimming - half hour - Beginners, Intermediate and certified in- dasses is 5 weeks. - Relay trips to Annadel Geothermal WILL BE 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at on by the crowd and burning up the track, "Betty's Best" proved to be the best. He-she emerged top turtle after winning Heat No. 5 and flying to the finish line in the finals. This speedster was sponsored by Underwater Fan- tasies and the handler was Con Rothaeker. Its attorney was Rudy and "Wilmarth Scandia", that turtle from the south fork of the Russian River, bad the support of all the employees of Wilmarth's Scandia Restaurant. He didn't have an attorney nor insurance co., either. He moved into the finals by winning Heat No. 1. Sponsored by Wilmarth's Scandia Restaurant, his insurance company-Turtle Tiles In-.:*.,'r was Jim Wiimarth. himself. surance Co. His prize was a $50 bond. " The most original, best decorated Coming down the track in a dose , turtle, was "Hutch" sponsored by the second in the finals was "Will H.". He was nothing to be sneezed at. His handler was Vickie Borba and he was sponsored by Johnson's Winery. Evidently he didn't think he needed an attorney nor an insurance co. He won a $25 check. Hungry Hutch and handled by Malcom Hutchen. He was presented with a Pottery Turtle. All in all it was a grand old 4th. Everyone was in the spirit of '76, and Cloverdale realty showed herself proud. Accident injures two Thomas MacLaren, 70, and his wife. Mary MacLaren of Los Gatns were injured Thursday when the Pinto vehicle MacLaren was driving left the road and overturned. According to a report by the California State Highway Patrol, Proposed widening of Second Street from Jefferson Street to City Park has received environmental clearance from the Cloverdale Planning Com- mission. The road will be widened ap- proximately ten feet with a gradual tapering at the City Park end. Com- missioners approved a negative en- vironmental declaration that is necessary before the city project can commence. USE PERMIT EXTENSION A once year extension of a use permit was approved allowing Robert and Gloria Pegoraro to operate a day care center for children at 335 Third St. DENIAL Commissioners denied a proposal by Angelo Scalese, a city councilman, to build an additional apartment onto a four unit apartment complex he owns at 311 Cloverdale Blvd. Scalese submitted a plot plan showing the prop0sed addition of an 800 square foot apartment that would be created by enclosing an existing deck area. Commissioners denied his ap- plication saying the current apartment building does not have enough sideyard property to meet current standards. They said the city's zoning ordinance Photo by Janice. There goes the mayor MacLaren was eastbound on highway 128 at approximately 3:20 p.m. While rounding a turn he lost control of the vehicle causing it to swerve and overturn pinning the couple in the wreckage. They were extracted and taken to sportsmauship, at the C d C 4tlt of July celebratlea at of Clev, Jack DemeakhelU, pat/early waits for target with a baseball wMch will send him into the emtedidhttR! Aadhegoes! 8pluh! Yes, the Mayor's been dunked. All mosey ra/sed for chaaees to d,mk the Mayer, firemen, councilmen akl hers was fer the Immeflt d  Cloverdale Fire Department's Muster Team. Photos by Janice. the Healdsburg General Hospital where MacLaren was treated and released. According to a hospital spokesman Mary Larkin received serious injuries but her condition is now reported to be stable. She has been transferred to a hospital in Los Gatns. On Sunday, July 6, Bruce Grive, 31, of Orangevale, California, apparently driving west on highway 128 lost control of his Ford pickup and ended up in a deep culvert. He was taken to the Healdsburg General Hospital treated and released. Geyserville Girl, 14, raped in burglary A fourteen year old Geyserville girt was raped by two unidentified men who held the family at gunpoint in their home early Monday morning. The men first burglarized the residence and then raped the girl, according to a report by the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's detectives said that the men, one armed with a handgun and the other with a knife, forced their way into, the house at abou! midnight. They held the parents of the rape victim while taking turns assaulting the i girl, deputies said. Deputies declined to reveal the victims' names. does not allow building additions to structures that don't conform to current regulation. AGENDA DEADLINE Commissioners decided that ap- plications or inquiries to be considered by the commission should be submitted to city hall two or three weeks before a scheduled meeting. They said this will be required so that planning consultant Ron Dering will have time to review each application and include his recommendation on them in a stasff report. Commissioners said they would like to receive Dering's staff report one week before each meeting to allow time to review matters coming before the commission. MEETINGS A recommendation was made by commission members for En- vironmental Assesment Committee meetings to be held at 6 p.m. ,before a city council or planning unon meeting. Currently the EAC meetings are held in the afternoon and commissioners said they are unable to attend them at that time of the day. LETTER A letter was received from Rochelle Elliott saying she is concerned about a rumor that walnut trees on North Street will be cut down. Commissioners said this is untrue. City Administrator Bud Groom has sent a letter to Mrs. Elliott stating there are no plans to remove any walnut trees on North Street. Weekend accidents take three lives - Three people were killed and one was injured in accidents in Northern Sonoma County during the Fourth of July weekend. Michael McNulty, 30 of Geyserville, was killed Friday night when he was ejected from the truck in which he was a passenger, according to the Californ/a Highway Patrol. The truck, driven by Tracy Ingersoll, 20, Geyserville, was east bound on Skagg a Springs Read north of Wolf Creek Bridge when it went down the em- bankment and ejected the driver and passenger in the 5 a.m, accident, ac- cording to the CHP. Ingersoll was treated and released from Healdsburg General Hospital. Lawrence Beigel, a 16 year old youth of San Rafael, was killed Sunday when his four-wheel drive vehicle rolled over on a dirt road past the Pacific Gas and Electric plant at the Geysers, the CHP reported. Beigel's body was removed by sheriff's helicopter. Area WEATHER DATE HI LOW RAIN June 30 '90 53 July 1 78 49 July 2 83 53' July 3 85 49 July 4 83 51 July 5 85 .50 July 6 89 49 Rainfall to date This year 53.92 Last Year 34.97