Looking Back – May 17


Transportation on all city buses and vans was free for the day after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony for four new ColumBUS buses.


The Kmart store at FairOaks Mall contributed 18 gallons of paint and 48 quarts of paint thinner to the United Way Gifts-in-Kind program to benefit Housing Partnerships.


A 120-foot, 50,000-gallon water storage tank shaped like a unisphere was constructed at Ceraland to provide adequate water for the park’s swimming pool and other facilities.