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TOWN HALL MEETINGFOR LOCAL RETIREES:
6 p.m., Duke’s NBVCPort Hueneme. MeetCapt. Larry Vasquez, commandingofficer of Naval Base VenturaCounty, and ask questions.Information: 982-1023. See story,Page 1.
11:30a.m. social, noonlunch, Bard Mansion.Speaker is Capt. BurtEspe, commander, NSWC PHD.Cost: $15. Reservations and baseaccess: Jim Cecil Jr., 805-482-8215, or Arlene Fraser, 805-377-0468.
11a.m. to 1 p.m., BardMansion. Annualevent for commandsto honor their ombudsmen.Information: Corey Kendrick, FFSC,989-1682. Story, Page 19.
11:30a.m. luncheon, BardMansion, followedby tour of Self Defense Test Ship.Buffet lunch: $15. Reservations:Gerry Roberts, 642-6504, or TeriReid, 861-6972.
10 a.m.to 12:30 p.m., Bldg.1180, Region Legal Service Office,NBVC Port Hueneme. Sign-uprequired. Information: 982-4548.
9a.m. to 1 p.m.,Duke’s, NBVC PortHueneme. More than50 companies currently hiring willhave booths and will be acceptingresumes. Colleges will be on siteas well. See story, Page 1.
Thehomeof thenine-pattycheeseburg-er called the “Triple Triple,” Jake’s Way-ack Burgers will be joining the newlyopened Panda Express in the food courtattheNavalBaseVenturaCounty(NBVC)Port Hueneme, Navy Exchange.NEXGeneralManagerAnnaEsguerrasaid she hopes the new restaurant will beopen sometime this fall. It will be the sec-ond Jake’s Wayback Burgers in VenturaCounty;thefirstopenedinMarchinVen-tura.In addition to its burgers, Jake’s isknown for its chili, hot dogs and milkshakes.ItsspecialtyistheTripleTriple.Accord-ingtotherestaurant’snutritionalanalysis,the burger has 1,980 calories — 1,120 of them from fat — and 2,010 milligrams of sodium.Itdoes,however,provide100per-cent of the recommended daily require-ment for iron.There’s also a veggie burger on themenu.
Jake’s Wayback Burgers coming to NEX
By Andrea Howry
Bard Elementary School on Pleasantalley Road in Port Hueneme got a last-inute sprucing-up Sunday, Aug. 25,hanks to some volunteers from its neigh-or, Naval Base Ventura County(NBVC).The day before teachers showed up forork — and two days before students ar-rived — a dozen Sailors showed up topaint clearancearcs onthesidewalks out-side exterior doors, paint regulation lineson the outdoor basketball hoops, painthopscotch lines on the playground andclean up some earlier stenciling work on“Walk”signs throughout the school.They’d started some of the work theweek before.“We’reblessedtohavethem,”saidPrin-cipal Sue Parsons. “They’re absolutelyfantastic.”She said if the Sailors hadn’t volun-teered,shewouldhaveendedupdoingtheworkherself,withhelpfromherhusband,Andy, and custodians who were alreadyswamped trying to get classrooms readyand doing larger paint projects like fulldoors and walls.AirTrafficController1stClassOsvaldoCampos with NBVC Air Operations saidSchoolLiaisonOfficerMonicaJameshadcalled, saying Bard was requesting somelast-minute help before school started, so
Sailors helpspruce upBard school
PHOTOS BY ANDREA HOWRY / LIGHTHOUSE
AC1 Osvaldo Campos of Naval Base Ventura County’s Air Operations paints warning arcsoutside a classroom door at Bard Elementary School. Campos organized last month’scommunity relations event after Principal Sue Parsons called and said she needed helpgetting the school ready for teachers and students.
They answer principal’sast-minute call for sometouch-up work
MA1 Dennis Lang of Naval Base Ventura County gives a Bard Elementary School basketballhoop a fresh coat of orange paint just before school starts.
SEE SCHOOL, PagE 23