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Monday, November 5, 2007

La Jolla Reservation residents need help

Posted @ 10:34 AM

The La Jolla Indian reservation, one of the hardest hit by the Poomacha fire, is accepting donations of batteries, hoses, clothing, shoes, canned goods and gift cards to discount stores.

"We're having a problem right now with shoes," said Calvin Rodriguez, who is organizing efforts at the tribe's gym on Sengme Oaks Road off state Route 76.

Also, much of the donated clothes the tribe has received so far are too small, he said. "Most of our people are pretty big," he said.

People interested in helping the tribe may contact Rodriguez at (760) 271-8671.

The La Jolla band is also working with the San Diego Foundation, which has set up a relief fund for Indian tribes. More information is available at www.sdfoundation.org/fire2007.

--Onell R. Soto, staff writer

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