Volume 46 - No. 02
January 14, 2016
y Frederick Gomez
Amazing stories of human beings driven by love and courage and eventual triumph abound everywhere. There is no shortage of such documented cases. But what about some of the most incredible true moments of people overcoming remarkable circumstances which remain hugely unknown to the general public and, therefore, uncelebrated by the mainstream media? Let us glimpse at some of these true slices of life, and how love and courage led to great moments of triumph.
On the evening of November 16, 1959, the world premiere of the Broadway musical, The Sound of Music, made its debut. It is well known that The Sound of Music became one of the most beloved and popular musicals to ever hit the Great White Way, amassing 1,443 total performances and capturing the hearts of theater-goers and critics, alike. What is not well known, are the hidden elements which took place backstage, behind the footlights, and unknown to the world at large. Unlike the musical production itself, the mysterious unraveling of events hidden behind the curtain were the stuff of real human drama, and not of the world of make-believe. What occurred stunned many ‘insiders’ who witnessed it.
It involved The Sound of Music’s principal star, famed actress, Mary Martin, who dazzled her audience of adoring fans each night. It is no secret that Mary Martin became the favorite of Richard Rogers, who wrote the music, as well as Oscar Hammerstein II, who wrote those immortal lyrics. Mary Martin was their unabashed favorite to personify their life’s productions, not only in Sound of Music, but she was also Rogers and Hammerstein’s pride of joy, especially when Martin won the highest accolade possible for any Broadway musical play, the Tony Award, for Best Actress for their South Pacific musical in 1949. That Mary Martin was a gifted genius on stage was a well-known fact; she had a photographic memory, what medical experts refer to in textbook parlance as an ‘eidetic memory.” Subsequently, her memorized lines for her stage performances were flawless to the nth degree. Mary Martin’s performance so mesmerized critics and audiences, alike, that she received standing ovations each and every night. But, something mysterious crept in, like a dark shadow from the stage wings. It wasn’t noticeable at first, but, ever so slowly, something took hold of Mary Martin which, ironi-
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cally, she, herself, was unaware. Somehow, the onslaught of the years dulled her performances, and they became routine and no longer magical to see. Something inexplicably died within her. Critics turned on her, and audiences ceased in their adoration. Not knowing at the time what had happened to herself, Mary Martin took time to visit her dear friend, the noted lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein II, who lay dying of cancer in the hospital. Comforting the great Hammerstein, he noted her sadness and asked what was wrong. Martin explained. Then she asked the great one, “What has happened to me? What has gone wrong?” Hammerstein, it is recorded, smiled serenely then said these words to Mary Martin, “Mary, love in your heart isn’t put there to stay. Love isn’t love till you give it away.”
The following night, Mary Martin went through her paces on stage, but this time, the ending was far, far different. When she had finished, there was not a dry eye in the house; the audience stood as one in a long standing ovation!
The newspaper critics all stood erect, as well!
Rushing to the theatre wings, Mary nearly collapsed, so overwhelmed in sheer joy and excitement! Stagehands, still hearing the deafening ovation from the audience, rushed to Mary Martin’s side congratulating her with excitement! Then, they asked the great question: “Mary, what happened out there, onstage, tonight?” Martin turned silent, then, with tears rolling down her face, looked at the quizzical faces about her and answered: “Tonight . . . I gave my love away!” Oscar Hammerstein II, died shortly after. But not before he heard of Mary’s recaptured love and triumph! And not before Mary Martin, his favorite actress, won the Tony Award for her performance in Sound of Music, on April 24, 1960. But four months later, Oscar Hammerstein II, America’s most influential lyricist, died. How truly remarkable was Mary Martin’s stage transformation back then? Esteemed and influential Broadway critic,
Richard Watts, Jr., of The New York Post was a most seasoned critic reputed to be strict and never given to exaggeration. The powerful critic studied Mary Martin’s performance and he printed these very words in his newspaper column: “Nothing I have ever seen her do prepared me for the loveliness, humor, gift for joyous characterization and sheer lovableness of her performance!” Even though Mary Martin achieved greater fame in her subsequent role as Peter Pan, there was never anything like that night, back in 1959, as Maria von Trapp. There may never be a more magical moment such as that, again. Remarkably, as life often has it, very few people knew of the behind-the-scenes drama which changed her life forever.
From that time onward, until her death on December 1, 1913, at the age of 76, Mary Martin always carried with her, words stitched on her pillow. Words given to her by her mentor, Oscar Hammerstein II. The words on
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her pillow, in their entirety, read: “A bell is not a bell till you ring it. A song is not a song till you sing it. And love in your heart isn’t put there to stay. Love is not love till you give it away.”
STORY TWO. Glenn was only seven years old when he almost died. His 13-year-old brother, Floyd, did. It was a freak accident, yet an unforgiving one. The year was 1916. What happened was avoidable. The two brothers had arrived early to school as they were expected to. Their chore was to start a warm fire before the arrival of their teacher and classmates. They would soak the firewood with kerosene as they always did, then light the pot-bellied stove. However, this day was different. Tragically different. The kerosene container was accidentally filled with combustible gasoline! The concussion of the explosion was so fierce that it blew both boys to the ground, setting them on fire at the same time! Through the shock and unspeakable horror, older brother, Floyd, died at the hospital, and the doctors gave Glenn the same prognosis. The entire lower portion of his body was burned, the flesh on his knees and shins were gone, as well as all the toes of his left foot! His parents were devastated. The doctors recommended amputating both legs. Glenn’s mother refused. Not expected to survive, he somehow did. The young boy’s lower-half of his body was dead; his limp legs were lifeless appendages that hung, void of
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! 23 Adult Truths
1 Sometimes I'll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong. 3. I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. 4. There is great need for a sarcasm font. 5. How the hell are you supposed to fold a fitted sheet? 6. Was learning cursive really necessary? 7. Map Quest really needs to start their directions on #5. I'm pretty sure I know how to get out of my neighborhood. 8. Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died.
any movement. He may have lived, but the doctors guaranteed he would never, ever walk. How could he? His legs were shriveled, and lifeless; the legs of a pollywog seemed more robust. Confined to a wheelchair, and carried to his bed, young Glenn reached the point of no return. Then, one day it happened. It had to happen. His mother was the first to see it. The recorded date was early summer, 1919. From the farm house kitchen window, Glenn’s mom gasped at what she saw. An accident, she first thought. Then, reality set in. In total shock, she saw her little Glenn, face-down, on the grass, out of the wheelchair which had imprisoned him. That little boy, so young in years, grabbed the grass with his two tiny, extended hands and, inch by inch, pulled himself on his stomach, across the lawn, dragging his useless legs behind him. Running outside her Kansas farm house, she stopped suddenly, and watched her son with astonishment. Slowly, little Glenn reached the picket fence and with his hands and arms, somehow, pulled himself upward, till he leaned entirely on the fence! The illusion of standing on his own, was intoxicating! Every day since, nine-year-old Glenn practiced leaning on the kitchen table, developing his coordination and endurance. Glenn’s father and mother were astonished at their young child’s fortitude. At age 10, Glenn had learned to stand, then walk with assistance, and then walk slowly by himself, teetering a bit, along the way! Eventually, he learned to run a bit, if you wish to call it
9. I can't remember the last time I wasn't at least kind-of tired. 10. Bad decisions make good stories. 11. You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day. 12. Can we all just agree to ignore whatever comes after Blu-ray? I don't want to have to restart my collection...again. 13. I'm always slightly terrified when I exit out of Word and it asks me if I want to save any changes to my 10-page technical report that I swear I did not make any changes to. 14. I keep some people's phone numbers in my phone just so I know not to answer when they call. 15. I think the freezer deserves a light as well. 16. I disagree with Kay Jewellers. I would bet on any given Friday or Saturday night more kisses begin with Coors Light than Kay. 17. I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option. 18. I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger. 19. How many times is it appropriate to say "Pardon?" before you just nod and smile because you still didn't hear or understand a word they said? 20. I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of
that. Some said it more resembled hopping fast rather than really running. The local newspaper in his hometown of Elkhart, Kansas, reported that people from all around would come visit just to witness little Glenn running the way he did! “It hurt like thunder to walk, but it didn’t hurt at all when I ran!” he once remarked. And so the little Kansas farm boy ran everywhere! He ran around the farm, he ran to school, to the market place, all around his rural community, well, let’s just say he ran for just the pure joy of running. “I didn’t move 10 feet without breaking into a run,” he once said. And that about says it all.
Years had passed and the enormity of the story grew. His story first caught national headlines when Glenn was a senior at Elkhart High School, in Kansas. You see, by then, that farm boy, Glenn Cunningham, went and done the improbable by winning the mile track titles in the Kansas Relays, which took place at the state outdoor National Interscholastic Meet, whereupon he set a new world’s prep record of 4:24.7 for the mile run! That boy, Glenn, was still running and setting new world track records, while his doctor -- who once wanted to amputate both his legs and had given him up for dead -- was reading about him in the papers! Glenn Cunningham now stood taller than ever before and had earned three nicknames from the press: “The Kansas Flyer,” the “Elkhart Express,” and foremost, “The Iron Horse of Kansas.” He was now wildly famous! The world had never seen anything
cars team up to prevent a jerk from cutting in at the front. Stay strong, brothers and sisters! 21. Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty, and you can wear them forever. 22. Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket, finding their cell phone, and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey - but I'd bet everyone can find and push the snooze button from two feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time, every time. 23. The first testicular guard, the "cup," was used in hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. That means it only took 100 years for men to realize that their brain is also important. ••••• “Humans are the only species that will follow an unstable pack leader.” - Cesar Millan [Dog Whisperer] ••••• I had a minor fender-bender accident this morning. Some clown in front of me slammed on the brakes for no apparent reason and I nudged him ever so slightly on his rear bumper.
To my surpriese, the driver was a midget. He got out of his car and stormed up to me and said, "I'm not happy!" "Really?" I said. "Then which
like him, before or since. He dominated the mile in the 1930s. So much so, that he won the Sullivan Award in 1933 as the nation’s top amateur athlete. He realized a boyhood dream when he competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. His leg problems from his crippled years as a youth still acted up, on occasion, so he finished a respectable 4th place, nearly missing a bronze medal against world competition. He tried again at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Because of lingering circulation problems in his legs (effects from the schoolhouse fire in 1916), Cunningham did an intense and lengthy regimen of warming-up exercises that included various types of stretching. It was an improvement – this time he took 2nd place, winning a silver medal for the United States. Against world-class runners who were at their peak physical condition, Glenn Cunningham, was nothing short of spectacular! On those frail legs, “The Iron Horse of Kansas,” continued to stun the world of sports. In February of 1934, he set a new world mark for the mile when he ran it in 4:06.8, which stood, unmolested, for three years (until 1937). In 1936 he set a new world’s record in the 800 meters. And in 1938, he ran the world’s fastest indoor mile in 4:04.4. Just think, that was the fastest any human being had ever travelled, on foot, up to that time.
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one are you?" ••••• You know how you get away from an angry midget? Walk at a regular pace. ••••• "Dogs Welcome" A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his Vacation. He wrote: “I would very much like To bring my dog with me. He is well-groomed and very well behaved. Would you be willing To permit me to keep him in my room with me at night?" An immediate reply came from the hotel owner, who wrote:
SIR: "I've been operating this hotel for many years. In all that time, I've never had a dog steal towels, bedclothes, silverware or pictures off the walls. I've never had to evict a dog in the middle of the night for being drunk and disorderly. And I've never had a dog run out on a hotel bill. Yes, indeed, your dog is welcome at my hotel. And, if your dog will vouch for you, you're welcome to stay here, too." ••••• Sorry for not calling you all and wishing you a Happy New Year. I just got out of jail. They locked me up for punching
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involved; get to know other CM’s in the North Region, learn about programs, organizations and services to benefit your clients, and identify new resources and networks of support. For questions, contact Marylynn McCorkle at email@example.com.
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Case Manager’s Meeting – On Friday, January 15th, from 910:30am, there will be a Case Manager’s meeting held at North County Lifeline, 200 Michigan Avenue, Vista. Programs presenting are NAMI and North Coastal Mental Health. Case managers from all types of programs are invited to get
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Even the Europeans were eager to see this “Wonder Boy” who seemed to defy the laws of gravity. They had already seen him compete on three journeys abroad, but now they demanded still another glimpse of this miracle farm boy from rural America, now considered the world’s greatest miler. He was also considered one of the world’s top middle-distance runners by top sports writers on both sides of the Atlantic. And for good reason. In 1933 he was perfect – sweeping the 800 and 1500 meter runs at the AAU nationals, touring Europe, and completing his entire season of 20 consecutive races, all undefeated! That he had that homespun, midAmerican charm never hurt a bit, either. He was genuinely likable. He had the complete package: he was fast, world-renowned, and the best example of what America had to offer. His popularity seemed to have no bounds. In 1936, while on the ship sailing for the Berlin Summer Olympics, he was voted “The Most Popular Athlete” by his fellow Olympians. No easy accomplishment among fiercely competitive, Olympic-sized egos!
Glenn’s parents, Henry and Rosa Cunningham, had reared him proper. Glenn never let grass grow under his feet. All the time he was getting ink from the world’s press for his running exploits, he was also busy earning an education. That boy was something else. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas, in 1933. His M.A. degree from the University of Iowa, class of 1936. And the frosting on the cake: he earned his coveted Ph.D degree from New York City University. His fields of study were in biology, health, and physical education. The year he became Dr. Glenn Cunningham, was 1940. His last season of competition was 1940. Dr. Glenn Cunningham taught physical fitness education classes at Cornell College, in Mount Vernon, Iowa,
Radio Talk Show Personality to Speak at TERC Meeting – Brett Winterble, radio talk show personality will be the guest speaker at The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) meeting on Monday, January 18th. Winterble can be heard Monday through Friday on AM760/KFMB during ‘drive time’ from 3-6pm. Funny, insightful and a high energy delivery are all attributes that describe Brett, a 20+ year veteran of radio and television. He has worked with Roger Hedgecock, Rush Limbaugh, SiriusXM, and many others. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 West Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am, buffet luncheon at 11:45am; meeting begins promptly at noon and concludes at 1pm. Reservations are required; Cost is $14/person; RSVP by calling 760.480.8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com. County Assessor to Speak at North County Republican Coalition – You’re invited to join
from 1940 to 1944. After serving in the Navy during World War II, the great athlete and his wife, Ruth, settled down on an 840-acre ranch northeast of Burns, Kansas. They took in underprivileged children. Glenn never forgot about his youth and the poverty that came with it. His dad was a water-well driller and work was often scarce, so the family moved a lot, scratching out an existence. Being poor was a painful memory, and Glenn remembers how his parents struggled hard to keep them all fed. It hurt being poor. Glenn remembered the nights there was hardly food on the table to keep them all fed, and how his baby brother, Raymond, and older sibling, Floyd, would sometimes head for bed, stomach growling from hunger. Sleep was the only thing that took the hunger away, until they woke the next morning. Glenn swore to himself that he would never let that happen to any other child in their growingup-years. So he chased after another dream, this time establishing the Glenn Cunningham Youth Ranch, from which he helped over 10,000 poor and orphaned kids over a span of thirty years! But it wasn’t enough for the mighty athlete. Glenn quickly engaged in a foot race of a different kind, this time he raced to quickly establish a second Youth Ranch for the poor, abused, often abandoned children, this time in Menifee, Arkansas! The memories of his own youth still haunted him: his dirt-poor beginnings, the evenings his mom and dad wept because they struggled to put food on the table. He learned from it. By the time he was six, he was already working and doing the chores. He took care of his baby brother, Raymond, when the time required. That little boy, Glenn, learned to be shrewd with a penny. His frugality would serve him well in his adult years, and through history’s worst economic crisis, The Great Depression. He invested wisely, and he obtained a formal education that saw him become a university professor. For the best of reasons, Glenn was always in a foot race, chasing
NCRC in welcoming Ernie Dronenberg, San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk, as the featured speaker at the January 18th meeting. Mr. Dronenberg is considered an expert in state and local tax administration, having been involved at all levels of tax administration for over 28 years. His five county offices house a total of 415 staff members who are responsible for determining Prop 13 Market Value, recording legal real estate documents, and recording and maintaining vital licenses and certificates. He will present an overview of his duties and responsibilities for San Diego County, including taxation issues, as well as the state of the County. A Q&A session will follow. Over the years, Mr. Dronenberg has held numerous positions within the Republican Party. NCRC promotes local Republican candidates and conservative issues in North County. NCRC meets the third Monday of each month at 6pm at 83 Degrees, 660 Carlsbad Village Drive (corner Roosevelt Street) Carlsbad. There is no charge to attend and guests are welcome. Dinner is optional, ordered individually from the menu. For more information, call 760-485-5178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check on Facebook as North County Republican Coalition.
Center is holding a clearance book sale now through Monday, January 18th, from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday, and 10am-2pm Saturdays, at the San Diego Archaeological Center, 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido 92027. Used books 50 cents each; magazines 5/$1. Books on North, Central and South America, South Pacific, physical and cultural anthropology and archaeology are available, as well as a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. For info, contact email@example.com. In addition, there is a large assortment of gifts for the entire family. Visit the website at www.sandiegoarchaeology.org.
down one dream after another. But all foot races have to have a finish line, and all have to come to an end. As happens in all of life, he was getting old, and time was now nipping at his heels. Finally, on March 10, 1988, the world’s newspapers had very solemn news to report: Glenn Verniss Cunningham, whom many considered the greatest American miler of all-time, was now dead at age 78. It was a most exhilarating foot race Glenn Cunningham ran throughout his lifetime. It was a most unlikely journey that took him from his little farm, to the grandest stadiums in the world. Where record Olympic crowds welcomed him with deafening ovations, as if welcoming a king or emperor! His reputation preceded him, in Europe. When he traveled to Europe, in June of 1933, to compete in international track events after successfully defending his NCAA championship crown, the Europeans turned out in eager crowds just to witness him in action! Who could have imagined that such a magical life awaited him? This Kansas boy, who lived a most terrifying childhood, and whose small legs were almost taken from him by amputation, grew up to be an undisputed giant
in the world of sports. Ironic, that his severely deformed legs, his right leg two-inches shorter than his left, would somehow evolve into a dynamic running machine that would allow this small child to someday send world records to damnation, and run – unfettered – into the record books, as well into the hearts of countless millions around the globe. Glenn Verniss Cunningham, talks of his life’s journey in his autobiography, “American Miler: The Life and Times of Glenn Cunningham.” It is a true account of human endeavor so unbelievable that his book could easily, by mistake, be placed in the fiction section of a library. Seven times, he set world indoor records for the 1500 meters and the mile! And he didn’t shave world records by the fractions -he demolished them! In 1938, competing at Dartmouth College, he exploded the world indoor world record for the mile by a full two seconds! And when his legs didn’t act up, he seemed to fly rather than run. When he met Princeton University’s incredible
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Tri-City Tea Party Meeting Announced - Tri-City Tea Party will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday January 19, at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad. Dinner is served between 5 and 6; the meeting starts at 6pm. Contact Terry Krokosz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.271.0210 for the menu and to pre-order. The meeting will focus on a three pronged strategy for fighting the established political elitists. For more information, contact Kimberley Moons at 760.845.8775 or email@example.com.
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The Paper • Page 4 • January 14, 2016 Attempted Carjacking Suspect Arrested
On January 6, the City of Carlsbad Police Department arrested 43-year-old Louie Patrick Duran, Jr. of Carlsbad for Attempt Carjack, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Child Endangerment and Commit Felony While on Bail. The attempted carjacking occurred on December 29, 2015, and was reported to the Police Department at 6:32 p.m. Since December 29, the Police Department has been actively investigating the incident in an effort to bring the event to today’s conclusions. On December 29, the Police Department received a call from a resident in the 1300 block of Laurel Tree Lane (located between Aviara Parkway and Private Road) that wanted to report an attempted auto theft.
It was reported that the female victim had placed her child in her car and entered her vehicle as well. The suspect, wearing a motorcycle helmet, approached the car and stuck a Machete type knife into the doorway of the vehicle to prevent the vehicle door from closing. The suspect then asked for the vehicle keys. The victim screamed and grabbed at the Machete causing the suspect to leave on foot in an eastbound direction. The victim sustained cuts on both
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More Kudos to the Carlsbad Cops. These guys and gals contine to impress me.
In case after case they track down the suspected bad guys, send them to the clink and, more often than not, get a conviction and the perp winds up where s/he belongs. Behind bars.
The most recent story, the capture of a suspect in a car-jacking attempt, demonstrates some superior police work (see Local News story at the top of this page). This isn’t just a one time thing. This department gets the job done time after time after time.
My compliments. ••••• One of the many beautiful members of the Hidden Valley
hands from the Machete. The victim sought medical attention on her own.
Officers arriving on scene asked for the assistance of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, ASTREA, while they created a perimeter around the crime scene. Officers also used a K9 to assist with the search into the brush areas.
At 7:35 p.m., officer canceled the search of the area but continued the investigation to locate the suspect. The investigation led detectives to the suspect’s residence in the 1300 block of Laurel Tree Lane. After a search of the residence yielded the machete and helmet thought to be worn during the incident, Duran was taken into custody. Duran will be booked into the Vista Detention Facility. Duran is currently on probation. Serious Injury Accident Escondido
On Sunday, January 10th, at about 3:29 PM, officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Auto Parkway and Hale Avenue regarding a serious injury collision. Officers arrived and found a 2011 Toyota Scion overturned in the roadway. The sole female
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Kiwanis Club of Escondido, Laura Strickler, recently presented a check for $200 to Elana Karoly, Founder and CEO of Go2Grow, a new organization serving the youth of Escondido. “Hidden Valley Kiwanis prides itself on meeting the primary mission of serving children, and staying local with our support. Go2Grow serves that mission well. We will continue to support Go2Grow,” said Laura,. Elana Karoly recently spoke to the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club and Community Service Chair, Maurice Weaver, was so moved he recommended and the entire committee agreed, to support Go2Grow. Ms. Karoly is available to speak to other civic and service clubs.
A Wounded Warrior showed up at the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club last week. His name is Pedro Carillo.
Pedro has a fascinating background. Trained as a physician in Mexico, his medical
Guest Commentary A Community Fights Back By Lloyd Rochambeau
In 2014 the City of San Marcos contracted with an attorney to act as a Facilitator to bring mobile home park owners and mobile home owners together to create an Accord, similar to what the City of Vista had in place for the last 20 years. The big difference is that San Marcos has had a Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO)passed by the voters in place since 1978. It is not truly rent control, it is merely a process whereby Homeowners can protest a proposed rent increase. The increase goes before a Rent Commission, which is the City Council, and with lawyers
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credentials were not recognized by US authorities when he imigrated to America. So, he joined the Army and became a medic.
He trained at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas (also where The Man About Town trained and served).
Pedro then trained into advanced medical work. His medical background in Mexico, when added to his Army training, brought him into close contact with Physicians and Physician's Assistants. He served in Airborne, Air Assault and Infantry, serving as a medic in each branch. He has worked in the ER, on the battlefield, any conceivable place where a medic was needed . . . he was there.
Letters to the Editor Problems with Cable Companies
Dear The Paper:
I just read Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth’s (Computer Factory) December 31, 2015 experience with COX and AT&T.
About June/ July of last year I had a list of “problems” with Cox Cable. Some of the 6 or 7 problems were small items, but several were important to me. For example, we had been given a $10.00 credit for a year, but it seemed to fade away after two or three months. So I wrote a letter. Before sending it, I decided to contact Mayor Jim Desmond, mayor of San Marcos. I wrongly believed that Cox was answerable to the
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He very badly wanted to stay in the military but among other things, he had a trooper land on him while both were deploying from a helicopter resulting in severe damage to his left knee, requiring three surgeries with two more scheduled. He also suffered TBA (traumatic brain injury), often caused by exposure to the concussive effects of nearby explosion. He is married, with two children, a 16 year old girl and a two year old boy.
While he was medically retired he stayed in the National Guard and continues to serve his nation. Though he has had his share of pain and suffering, he appears to have a bright future ahead of him in the field of medicine. He
has been accepted by Stanford University for training as a Physician’s Assistance.
The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido was proud to recognize Pedro and to L-R - lyle e davis, president, hear his fascinating story. Hidden Valley Kiwanis, Pedro At the close of the proCarillo, Dave Geary, Lt. Governor, gram, Pedro was presented with a check for $500 in Division 37, Cal-Nev-Ha Kiwanis appreciation for his service and to acknowledge the high price he has paid in He served in Iraq, Syria, serving our nation. Kosovo, and Guantanamo and was attached to the Special Forces . . . the elite of our ‘Man About Town’ nation's military.
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some guy out on New Year's Eve. In my defense, when you hear an Arab counting down from 10 ... your instincts kick in. ••••• Guy knocks on my door this morning, wanting me to buy some raffle tickets for poor folks. "I'll pass," sez me. "with my luck I'd probably win one." ••••• A buddy of mine has just told me he's getting it on with his girlfriend and her twin. I said "How can you tell them apart?" He said "Her brother's got a mustache." ••••• Stay
I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the local shopping center and rolled down the car windows to make sure my Labrador Retriever Pup had fresh air. She was stretched full-out on the back seat and I wanted to impress upon her that she must remain there. I walked to the curb backward, pointing my finger at the car and saying emphatically, "Now you stay. Do you hear me?" "Stay! Stay!"
The driver of a nearby car, a pretty young blonde, gave me a strange look and said, (this is going to hurt. read on) "Why don't you just put it in 'Park'?" ••••• One day two Minnesotans, Ole and Sven, found themselves adrift in a lifeboat on Lake Superior. While rummaging through the boat's provisions, Ole stumbled across an old lamp. He rubbed the lamp vigorously and suddenly, a genie came forth. This Genie, however, stated that he could only deliver one wish, not the standard three. Without thinking, or consulting Sven, Ole immediately blurted out, 'turn the entire lake into Schmidt beer'. The genie clapped his hands with a deafening sound, and immediately Lake Superior turned into Schmidt beer and just as quickly the genie vanished.
Now only the gentle lapping of beer on the hull broke the stillness as the two men considered their new circumstances. Sven looked disgustedly at Ole whose wish had been granted, and after a long tension-filled moment, Sven said, "Nice going Ole! Now ve gonna have
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city council. I thought that if we had a complaint, the City Council would consider that when Cox renewed its license/contract. When I called the city, I was put in touch with Sarah Mac Donald who informed me that the state had passed a law that Cox and others were no longer responsible/ answerable to local city councils. Thus they have a monopoly without being answerable to anyone! Sound familiar? Ms. Mac Donald told me that if I would e mail her my letter, she would forward it to someone in the corporate office. It looked hopeful. On July 21st, she forwarded my letter to “CA CxE Executive Escalations (CCI-California)”
Toward the end of July, I received an E mail from Sylvia Dunbar, Office of the Regional Manager, at Cox who having read only the first paragraph of my letter, responded to the first item and ignored the rest. When I e-mailed and called, to tell her so, my messages remained unanswered – ignored by both at the City of San Marcos and at Cox. I guess that’s what you get in modern day business! AT&T is just as bad. I received a letter from them that my
internet price would be fixed for 1 year. Two months later, the price went up. When I called them, they said they would look into it. Nothing. How many times do you have to call? I got tired of calling and fighting. That’s what they wanted- for me to give up and not bother them!. Time Warner’s ads on TV appear to be less expensive and more customer oriented. How can I switch to Time Warner and dump Cox and AT&T? /s/Jack Horner San Marcos, CA.
Editor’s Note: I have a hunch if you simply call Time-Warner they will effect a transfer over to their system very quickly.
I had similar frustrating problems with Cox Cable last week regarding transfer of a phone line from one address to another. A simple task that took three separate Cox service representatives, who seemed to be contradicting one another, to finally get resolved after hours of talking on the phone. I was not impressed with how they handled the problem, even though it eventually got solved.
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and experts the City claims the cost runs between $20,000 and $50,000. We have never seen documentation of these figures. There also have been no rent reviews since 2010, therefore no cost. We understand the Facilitator has racked up between $75,000 and $100,00 in costs to the City trying to initiate an accord. Wanting to improve upon the RSO is a commendable objective, however, the process has been flawed from day one. After about a year and a half of conferences or task force meetings, they abruptly stopped. None of the recommendations by the Homeowner representatives were incorporated in the draft lease presented to the El Dorado M/H Park. An Accord would have been an agreement with all the Parks in the City that rent spaces. Without any notice, the objective changed to a "divide and conquer" approach. The first Park under siege, El Dorado Park is located on Capalina Road near Rancho Santa Fe. It is a tiny park with only 94 spaces, with about 32 of the homes owned by the Park Owner and rented out at whatever rate he desired. It is smack dab in the middle of an industrial area and under a five star ranking system, would probably rate only one star.
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Carlsbad Republican Women to Hear About Measure A – Mayor Matt Hall will speak on Measure A at the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF) meeting on Tuesday, January 26. Commonly referred to as 85/15, Measure A is the Carlsbad ballot proposition on the Agua Hedionda South Shores Specific Plan. A special election will be held on February 23rd for Carlsbad voters to determine the fate of the proposed development plan. Mayor Hall will be asked to address a series of carefully designed questions to get the facts only. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions of their own. CRWF meetings are held at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad. Doors open at 11am; program begins at 11:30am. Cost is $30/members, $35/non-members. For more information, contact Niki at 760.931.9420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by Wednesday, January 20th. Check on Facebook as Carlsbad Republican Women Federated.
Financial Expert to Speak at San Marcos Community Center George Chamberlin will be giving a free financial education seminar at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive in San Marcos on Wednesday, January 27, at 6pm. This will kick-off events at the San Marcos Library as part of San Diego County Library’s wider “Financial Wellness Wednesdays” series and will cover topics such as budgeting, market trends, and retirement planning. Part of the county’s “Live Well” initiative to support healthy, safe and thriving communities in San Diego, the program is presented in partnership with the San Diego
Further on south down Rancho Santa Fe Road there are two larger parks that would possibly rate a four star rating, since they have more amenities, trees and are better maintained. It stands to reason that the $390 monthly space rents at El Dorado are where they belong compared to the $450 to $700 rents in these nicer parks. The Lease presentations at El Dorado were one sided, coercive and deceitful.
Even if they weren't, there was no room for negotiation. It was a take it or just lose your RSO protection. What the Homeowners had under the RSO was expectations of an annual increase approximately relating to the CPI, with no rent increase upon the sale of their home, and with no additional increase for capital replacements of the Park Owners property. This new lease calls for annual Rent increases based upon the CPI, HOWEVER, increase of rents to new buyers or purchasers of their home would be facing increases of a minimum the first year of $50, but with a complicated formula, would increase to well over a hundred dollars in a year or two. You might ask, what does it matter what their buyer has to pay? Well, as the rent goes up, their
County Credit Union, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, and the City of San Marcos. Chamberlin is a renowned financial expert, the Executive Editor of San Diego’s daily business newspaper, The San Diego Daily Transcript, Business Editor for KOGO radio and host of the radio program “Money in the Morning.” Chamberlin has also appeared on NBC7 to provide financial reports and publishes a national financial newsletter, Investing for Rookies. “Mr. Chamberlin’s participation in this county-wide financial education initiative presents a unique opportunity for the community to hear advice from a true financial expert at no cost,” said Library Program Services Director Angelica Fortin. While the seminar is free, seating is expected to be limited and reservations are required. Visit www.sdccu.com/seminar or call (877) 732-2848. For more information on this and other financial programming at a library branch near you, visit the library’s website at http://www.sdcl.org/financial-wellness.html.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter 2016 Weekend Dates/Events Husbands and wives, do you desire much-needed couple time? Have you put your marital relationship on the “back burner” while devoting time to raise a family, advance in your career, or manage the daily distractions of life? If you would like to give your spouse the gift of time, a Marriage Encounter Weekend will allow you to focus on one another exclusively. It will provide that time in a private –no group sharing– experience. If talking about your hopes and dreams for the future, romantic date nights, or get-away weekends
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equity goes down. One hundred dollars more in rent can take $10,000 out of the value of their house. Each progressive year will steal more and more equity.
The additional rent or pass through rent is essentially a racket where the Park Owners want the Homeowners to replace roads, clubhouse roofs, replace old swimming pools, etc., etc. This is the owned property of the Investor or Park Owner, it is an integral part of his/her business and in no way is the responsibility of the mobile home owner. This flies in the face of the MRL (Mobilehome Residency Law), but violations of those laws have gone on for years, since the only way for them to be enforced is through a lawsuit filed by people who cannot afford a lawyer. You might ask why are mobile home owners who live in other parks protesting and fighting this onerous and oppressive long term lease in this small park? While we homeowners are scattered about in eleven different parks, we see ourselves as a community, and we need to defend and fight for each other, because we can be the next ones being thrown under the bus. In past years, the City stepped up to defend us, but it now
The Legislature is Back in Session
The Legislature reconvened for the second half of the 20152016 session January 4th. Hundreds of bills are being introduced to beat the January 27 deadline for submitting legislation to the Legislative Counsel’s office. Also two-year bills held over from last year must be heard over the next few weeks. These include my AB 59, extending by five years the 2017 sunset date for Laura’s Law, court-ordered outpatient treatment for the severely mentally ill. I am happy to report I have been reappointed as Minority Floor Leader by Republican Assembly Leader Chad Mayes. As Floor Leader I am charged with legislative order of business, parliamentary procedure, motions and other key roles vital to the Assembly’s operation. During the past year, I worked to bring transparency to the process so that Californians could see a bipartisan legislative effort.
I will also continue to serve on five committees. These include
appears that they have come under the influence of the out of town Investors and Park Owners. We sincerely hope that the City will reconsider and reject approving the El Dorado Long Term Space Lease as currently formulated. As we have examined the lease, we find it is flawed and certainly subject to a challenge in the courts. It shouldn't come to that, of course, but it is up to the City Council to stop it. /s/ Lloyd Rochambeau San Marcos, CA.
Editor’s Note: Mr. Rochambau is President of SMMRA (San Marcos Mobilehome Residents Association)
‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5 Little Joe
I pick up a copy of The Paper whenever I see a new edition out. LOVE the local stories and don’t get me started on Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle … tooooo funny! I just had to comment on the Little Joe story in the December 31, 2015 edition … read it twice and teared up
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the Health Committee, dealing with public health programs, mental health licensing and long-term health care facilities. As a member of the Local Government Committee, my experience as a city councilmember is helpful when considering legislation involving land use, housing and other issues with major local impacts. I am pleased to serve as a member of the Governmental Organization Committee, with jurisdiction over Indian gaming, alcohol, tobacco, horseracing, public records and emergency services. I am also a member of the Rules Committee, which has wide powers over rules governing the business of the Assembly. Lastly, I serve as Vice Chair of the Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee, addressing public employee collective bargaining, and public retirement administration. I look forward to a productive session and to continuing to serve as your voice in Sacramento.
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to pee in the boat." ••••• I'm not the complaining type or anything, but thinking back, I remember my parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo. ••••• I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those little red knives. ••••• Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back and instead of dying, he sings. ••••• You Know You're in a Redneck Church if...
· The finance committee refuses to provide funds for the purchase of a chandelier because none of the members knows how to play one. · People ask, when they learn that Jesus fed the 5000, whether the two fish were bass or catfish, and what bait was used to catch 'em. · When the pastor says, "I'd like to ask Bubba to help take up the offering" and five guys and two women stand up. · Opening day of deer season is recognized as an official church holiday.
· A member of the church requests to be buried in his 4wheel drive truck because "It ain't never been in a hole it couldn't get out of" · The choir is known as the "OK Chorale". · In a congregation of 500 members, there are only seven different last names in the church directory
· People think "rapture" is what you get when you lift something too heavy.
· The baptismal pool is a #2 galvanized "Wheeling" washtub. · The choir robes were donated by (and embroidered with the logo from) Billy Bob's Barbecue.
· The collection plates are really hubcaps from a '56 Chevy.
· Instead of a bell you are called to service by a duck call. · The minister and his wife drive matching pickup trucks. · The communion wine is Boone's Farm "Tickled Pink".
· "Thou shall not covet" applies to huntin dogs, too.
· The final words of the benediction are, "Y'all come back now, heah"? God Bless and don't fergit ta say yer prayers!
When NASA was preparing for the Apollo Project, it took their astronauts to a Navajo reservation in Arizona for training.
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
One day, a Navajo elder and his son came across the space crew walking among the rocks. The elder, who spoke only Navajo, asked a question. His son translated for the NASA people:
"What are these guys in the big suits doing?" One of the astronauts said that they were practicing for a trip to the moon.
When his son relayed this comment the Navajo elder got all excited and asked if it would be possible to give to the astronauts a message to deliver to the moon. Recognizing a promotional opportunity when he saw one, a NASA official accompanying the astronauts said,
"Why certainly!" He then told an underling to get a tape recorder. The Navajo elder's comments into the microphone were brief. The NASA official asked the son if he would translate what his father had said. The son listened to the recording and laughed uproariously but refused to translate. So the NASA people took the tape to a nearby Navajo village and played it for other members of the tribe. They too laughed long and loudly, but refused to translate the elder's message to the moon.
An official government translator was summoned. After he finally stopped laughing, the translator relayed the message: "WATCH OUT FOR THESE ASSES. THEY HAVE COME TO STEAL YOUR LAND." YOU A PILOT?
You think you have lived to be 80 plus and know who you are, then along comes someone and blows it all to hell! An old Marine Pilot sat down at the Starbucks, still wearing his old USMC flight jacket and ordered a cup of coffee.
As he sat sipping his coffee, a young woman sat down next to him. She turned to the pilot and asked, “Are you a real pilot?
He replied, 'Well, I've spent my whole life flying planes, first Stearmans, then the early Grummans... flew a Wildcat and Corsair in WWII, and later
Houston: Soldier, Statesmen, Revolutionary
Samuel "Sam" Houston was an extraordinary American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico. Houston was the only American to be elected governor of two different states; he also was the only governor within a future Confederate state to oppose secession and to refuse an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy, a decision that led to his removal from office by the Texas secession convention. Houston was born March 2, 1793 at Timber Ridge Plantation in Rockbridge
in the Korean conflict, Banshees and Cougars. I've taught more than 260 people to fly and given rides to hundreds, so I guess I am a pilot, and you, what are you?”
She said, 'I'm a lesbian. I spend my whole day thinking about naked women. As soon as I get up in the morning, I think about naked women. When I shower, I think about naked women. When I watch TV, I think about naked women. It seems everything makes me think of naked women.' The two sat sipping in silence.
A little while later, a young man sat down on the other side of the old pilot and asked: "Are you a real pilot?"
He replied, 'I always thought I was, but I just found out I'm a lesbian.' ••••• Apparently, there's a new Wii game that can help the elderly with bladder control. I believe it's called the Wii Wii. The Parable of the Jewish Samurai
Once upon a time, a powerful Emperor of the Rising Sun advertised for a new Chief Samurai.
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County, Virginia. After moving to Tennessee, he spent time with the Cherokee Nation (into which he later was adopted as a citizen and married a Cherokee woman). He served in the U.S. military during the War of 1812, and in 1827, was elected Governor of Tennessee. In 1829, Houston resigned as Tennessee governor and moved to Arkansas Territory. Shortly afterward an altercation with a U.S. Congressman, Houston relocated to Texas, then a Mexican state, and became a leader of the Texas Revolution. After the war, Houston became a key figure in Texas and was elected as the first and third President of the Republic of Texas. He supported annexation by the United States and after annexation in 1845, he became a U.S. Senator and finally a governor of Texas in 1859, whereby becoming the only person to have been the governor of two different U.S. states through popular election, as well as the only state governor to have been a head of foreign state (in the Texas Republic).
Houston’s namesake city has become the fourth largest in the U.S. Sam Houston's reputation was sufficiently large that he was honored in numerous ways after his death, among them: a memorial museum, several U.S. naval vessels, including an auxiliary ship, (AK-1), a light cruiser, (CL-81); and two nuclear submarines, (SSBN-609, and SSN-713). Also, a U.S. Army base (Fort Sam Houston), a national forest, a historical park, a university, and a prominent roadside statue outside of Huntsville, Texas, his adopted hometown. Houston died July 26, 1863, in Huntsville. As for his politics, Houston was all over the place. He was a member of the “Know Nothing” party, as well as a Democrat, and ended up being an Independent, which perfectly described his actions and personality.
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after reading it both times. This was a SUCH a delightful, heartwarming, sad, uplifting account of a friendship that did not last long enough … for sure! Lyle Davis is quite the writer and I just wanted to let him know that this story touched my heart. Keep up the good work! Ginger Ingmire San Diego County, CA. For Advertising Information or to subscribe, Call (760) 747-7119
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After a year, only three applied for the job: a Japanese, a Chinese, and a Jewish Samurai.
"Demonstrate your skills!" commanded the Emperor.
The Japanese Samurai stepped forward, opened a tiny box, and released a fly. He drew his samurai sword and *swish!* the fly fell to the floor, neatly divided in two. "What a Emperor.
"Number Two Samurai, show me what you do."
The Chinese samurai smiled confidently, stepped forward and opened a tiny box, releasing a fly. He drew his samurai sword and * swish! * swish! * The fly fell to the floor neatly quartered. "That is skill!" nodded the Emperor. "How are you going to top that, Number three Samurai?"
The Jewish Samurai, Schmuel Obi-wan Feinsilber, stepped forward, opened a tiny box releasing one fly. He drew his samurai sword and *swoooooosh! * flourished his sword so mightily that a gust
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are a thing of the past, a Marriage Encounter Weekend is a way to reconnect with your spouse. Weekends are open to married couples of all ages, stages, and faiths. Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) Weekends will be held in San Diego County on January 29-31, March 18-20, June 10-12, September 9-11 and Nov 4-6. For more information and to register online, visit www.wwme-sandiego.org, or call 866-473-7730. San Diego WWME is also holding its annual Sweetheart Dinner-Dance on February 13th, at St. Michael’s Church Hall in Poway, at a cost of $50/couple. All married couples are invited to attend. Additional details online at www.wwme-sandiego.org. Disclaimer Statement: WWME is faithful to the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching that marriage is a covenant that exists between one man and one woman. Any reference to marriage or couple made by WWME is in this context.
Library’s Bilingual Book Club to Meet - Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, January 30, from 3:30–4:45pm in the Turrentine Room. Senior Library Associate Cecy Rayphole will lead discussion of this month’s selection, La chica del tren/The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, in both English and Spanish. Copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. Rincón Literario will meet next month on Saturday, February 27, to discuss Isabel Allende’s new novel, El amante japonés/The Japanese Lover. Rincón Literario is made possible by generous support from Friends of the
of wind blew through the room. But the fly was still buzzing around!
In disappointment. The Emperor said, "What kind of skill is that? The fly isn't even dead." "Dead?" replied the Jewish Samurai. “ Dead is easy. But circumcised … ?" Man's view on whiskey
In 1952, Armon M. Sweat, Jr., a member of the Texas House of Representatives, was asked about his position on whiskey. What follows is his exact answer (taken from the Political Archives of Texas): "If you mean whiskey, the devil's brew, the poison scourge, the bloody monster that defiles innocence, dethrones reason, destroys the home, creates misery and poverty, yea, literally takes the bread from the mouths of little children; if you mean that evil drink that topples Christian men and women from the pinnacles of righteous and gracious living into the bottomless pit of degradation, shame, despair, helplessness, and hopelessness, then, my friend, I am opposed to it with every fiber of my being. However, if by whiskey you mean the lubricant of conversation, the philosophic juice,
Library. This program is free and open to the public. For more information about future Rincón Literario selections and other Library programs, visit library.escondido.org or contact Cecy Rayphole at 760.839.4289 or at email@example.com. The Library is located at 239 So. Kalmia Street, Escondido.
Rocky Chavez to Speak at Republican Women’s Meeting – All Republican women (and men) of San Marcos are invited to attend the February 1st meeting of the Lake San Marcos Republican Women Federated group. The meeting will be in the Fairway Room of the St. Mark Country Club. The speaker will be U.S. Assemblyman and U.S. Senate Candidate Rocky Chavez. Cost for the luncheon is $25/person. For reservations, contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org. AARP Tax Group Offers Free Tax Service – A free tax preparation service for low to moderate income taxpayers, especially those age 60 or older, is being offered through the AARP Tax Aide program at the Vista Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. Tax services, which include e-filing, are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:15am through 2:15pm. Call 760.726.1340, ext. 1540, to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome too.
Women’s Association Announces Scholarship Cycle - The North County African American Women's Association (NCAAWA) announces the opening of its scholarship application cycle from January through March 31. The organization has awarded more than $180,000 to high school seniors, college students and adult women since its inception in 1995. Small grants have also been provided for one-time emergency educational needs that don't meet the
the elixir of life, the liquid that is consumed when good fellows get together, that puts a song in their hearts and the warm glow of contentment in their eyes; if you mean Christmas cheer, the stimulating sip that puts a little spring in the step of an elderly gentleman on a frosty morning; if you mean that drink that enables man to magnify his joy, and to forget life's great tragedies and heartbreaks and sorrow; if you mean that drink the sale of which pours into Texas treasuries untold millions of dollars each year, that provides tender care for our little crippled children, our blind, our deaf, our dumb, our pitifully aged and infirm, to
build the finest highways, hospitals, universities, and community colleges in this nation, then my friend, I am absolutely, unequivocally in favor of it.
full scholarship eligibility requirements. Applicants must be residents of the North County area and of African American heritage. Full information and application are available on website: www.ncaawa.org.
Mousel, President of the California Federation of Republican Women (1994-95), exemplified the dedication and commitment of Federated Women, and believed strongly in our Constitution so this scholarship always uses the Constitution and its uniqueness as the subject matter. The application is a three tier process with monetary awards at each level (city, county & southern division) and may be downloaded from the CFRWSouthern Division website at www.cfrwsodivision.org. You may contact ERWF Scholarship Chair, Jeanne Bunch, at 760.715.1919 if you have questions. Completed applications must be returned to the ERWF Scholarship Chair no later than March 1, 2016. A postmark is NOT acceptable.
Republican Women Seek Scholarship Applicants Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF) is seeking graduating high school seniors who attend school in Escondido and who are interested in applying for the 2016 Charlotte Mousel Scholarship. The recipient of ERWF’s award will go on to compete for the San Diego County Federation of Republican Women (SDCFRW) and the California Federation of Republican Women (CFRW) Southern Division's scholarships, also named in honor of Mrs. Mousel. The scholarship is awarded to a young man or woman graduating senior who exemplifies qualities of Citizenship and Scholarship and who demonstrate the ability to think constructively on matters affecting our government. The Charlotte Mousel Scholarship is specific to CFRWSouthern Division. Named after a former well respected NFRW President from the Southern Division of California, this yearly scholarship recognizes high school students through an essay contest. Mrs.
This is my position, and as always, I refuse to compromise on matters of principle. ••••• I worry about my two puppies. I keep wondering if they're ever gonna find out . . "Who's a good girl?" ••••• As a fund raiser, I think what I will do is open a non-prophet community for atheists. ••••• Some people just need a sympathetic pat. On the head. With a hammer
January Happenings at Brandon Gallery – Fallbrook Art Association’s Annual Volunteers’ Exhibit in Studio 105, January 429th. January Workshop – Watercolor with Brandon artist Susan Keith, on Sunday, January 24, from 9am-3pm or Monday, January 25, from 9am-3pm; contact Susan at email@example.com. The redesigned website has just launched; check it out at www.fall-
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‘Amazing True Stories’ Cont. from Page 3
star record-holder, Bill Bonthron, on June 16, 1934, the “Iron Horse of Kansas” won by forty yards and set a new world mark of 4:06.7. From some camera angles it looks as though Glenn Cunningham is all alone at the finish line! By any reference, this is not supposed to happen. It goes without saying that Glenn Cunningham’s story is a major Hollywood motion picture begging to be done. And perhaps after this article publication, it will be. It is long overdue.
Close your eyes for one moment. And try to imagine that -- as great and as fast as he was – how much faster might he truly have been, if there never was that schoolhouse fire? Now, hold that thought quietly in your head for a few moments more. For all his physical disabilities which stayed on for his entire lifetime, and for all of life’s cruel drawbacks and pain, he nevertheless stands as a towering figure before us. It becomes increasing difficult to comprehend that a man such as this, ever truly existed in flesh and bone. For all the dreams he successfully chased after, both on and off the track, he had no equal. Now, open your eyes. In my mind, that little Kansas farm boy never lost a foot race. About the Author: Yet another fine cover story from Frederick Gomez, the prolific writer who does such a masterful job of research on each of his stories. Frederick tells me he’s got some-
thing else in the hopper so we can proably epexct to read more of his material shortly.
So what does that really mean to us? It tells us that the disc itself does have a God-given ability to heal and repair if provided the proper mechanisms for self-healing. There is a specific mechanism inherent in each of the spinal discs called the “pump mechanism of disc nutri-tion” (see Fig 1). When this mechanism is not working properly, the spinal discs will begin to die causing bulges, herniations, and eventually spinal stenosis.
The spinal disc is one of the very few tissues in the body that does not have a direct blood supply for circulation. The only way that the disc gets the circulation of water, oxygen and nutrients for self-repair is via this specific disc pump mechanism. What happens when you decrease cir-culation in any type of tissue, whether it be animal tissue, plant tissue or human tissue? Exactly, it begins to become weak and begins to degenerate.
Symptoms Are NOT The Problem
Now the symptoms of pain, numbness,
In 47 years in the law business I can say I have seen it all-Divorces, Adoptions, Business, Auto Accidents, Dog Bites, Defective Home Construction, Workers’ Compensation, Libel-Slander, etc. Small cases and huge-tragic quadriplegic injury cases (gun shot wounds). I have been a Judge in the Superior Court, Municipal Court, Workers’ Compensation, Arbitrator, Mediator, etc. I have taken care of thousands and thousands of satisfied clients.
Law Offices of Anthony Abbott
375 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. Suite 105, San Marcos
Telephone: (760) 471-2322 www.anthonyabbott.com
With his dazzling smile, his trademark eagle feather on his left ear, and his tremendous skills as a writer, Frederick is sure to capture your attention.
Will have to get our computer and calculator out but I think this is probably the 24th or 25th cover story Frederick has done for us. We enjoy him. You seem to as well.
Escondido, CA—In a 2002 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, a peerreviewed article was published by a Dr. Michael D. Martin, MD et al. in which the third sentence states: “The disc itself is active tissue that contains significant mechanisms for self-repair.” That article was published by a neurosurgeon and written directly for neurosurgeons.
“The Disc Itself Is Active Tissue...”
brown leaves are the plant’s problem? Of course not, the leaves turning brown is just a condition that is telling you that there is something wrong with the plant. The plant is unhealthy and needs water and nutrients. You could spray paint the leaves green but it just covers up the condition. The underlying problem still exists and will continue to produce brown leaves until you fix the actual problem. and tingling that most experience with bulging, herniated or degenerative discs are NOT the problem. The definition of a symptom: “something that indicates the existence of something else.” It is just like the dashboard of your car telling you that something is wrong (brake lights out, engine needs checked, overheating, etc.) Those lights that appear in your car dash are NOT the problem. You can remove the lights surgically or put a piece of duct tape over the lights but the problem will NOT be fixed...the problem is still present.
Let’s take a look at a plant for example...if the leaves on a plant begin to turn brown, would you say that the
extent of your disc damage for only $70. This examination will consist of a detailed neurological evaluation, extensive orthopedic testing, and a detailed analysis of the findings of your evaluation. He will sit down with you and go over your condition with you in complete detail. You will know exactly what is causing all your pain (or other symptoms).
In your spine, when the pump mechanism of disc nutrition fails, the disc will begin to de-generate and become weak. This weakness in the disc is what produces the bulging, herniated, and degenerative discs.
The treatment that is provided at Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido is revolutionary and is specifically designed to artificially re-create the pump mechanism in the discs which allows the spinal discs to heal and repair. The best part of the treatment is that it uses no drugs, no injections, and no surgery. Plus it’s painless and many patients relax and fall asleep while undergoing the treatment. The amount of treatment needed to allow the discs to heal and repair varies from person to person and can only be determined after a detailed neurological and orthopedic evaluation. We do NOT accept everyone for treatment and will let you know if we can accept your case for treatment. Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC at the Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido, CA will do a spinal disc severity examination to determine the
Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC
Dr. Heilman will be offering this spinal disc severity examination from now until Thursday, January 21, 2016.
Call 760-480-4480 to make an appointment to determine if your spinal discs can be treated.
NOTE: Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center is located at 700 W. El Norte Pkwy in Escondido immediately East of Interstate 15 at the intersection of Seven Oaks.
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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders. Olga Diaz
Council Member, Represents District 3
‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4 I LOVE Calamari.
About five/six years ago my youngest son, Ken, who is a tremendously successful fisherman, caught a humungous amount of squid. He told me he had saved me some and put them in an ice chest for me.
It happened I needed a pickup truck so we exchanged cars; I drove his pickup truck, he drove our (then) Cadillac - evelyn's favorite car. Somehow, a quick stop I suppose, the ice chest turned over and we had squid and squid juice all over the back seat and floor of the
Smarter than a 5th grader?
My son is in 5th grade. He is a thoughtful young man who always does his homework – except today. On a cold and rainy Thursday, my husband took him to Barnes & Noble after school to buy a new book. They returned to the car to find a window smashed and some items stolen from inside the car – a jacket, a trumpet and a backpack. Caddy.
I got the Caddy back, Kenny got his pickup back . . . and we were stuck with a smelly car. It took three or four months before we finally got the smell out; this included hiring a profession company to come out and clean the car (they were unsuccessful), evelyn spraying and wiping down the car multiple times . . . eventually, a combination of elbow grease and cleaning agents managed to get the car clean. The memory, however, lingers on. I am no longer as big a fan of Calimari as I once was. Two or
In the big scheme of things, these are minor losses and a slight inconvenience. Eli’s jacket was almost too small for him anyway. Eli’s trumpet has struggled to make beautiful music and we can only imagine it was broken or defective to begin with (laugh with me). Eli’s backpack was the biggest loss since it contained his favorite lunch bag and his homework packet for the whole week. Rather than celebrate a
legitimate excuse for the loss of homework, my son worried about disappointing his teacher by not turning in his packet. I love his work ethic and responsibility and his teacher does too.
three months of squid smell will do that to a guy. ••••• Football seems to be winding down. The National College Championship has been decided. Congratulations to the Crimson Tide of Alabama and to the Clemson Tigers, who played a tremendous game. One of the few bowl games that was not a boring blow-out. The Holiday Bowl, the Nebraska/UCLA bowl, and the Championship Game were great. The others, not so much.
get all kinds of work done that somehow always seemed to be set aside until football season was over.
The pros still have a few games to play . . . and I suppose I’ll watch them. Once the Super Bowl is over, I, like most other men I know will commence to
I hope the person who stole Eli’s homework tries to do the common core math problems. Something tells me the thief is not smarter than my 5th grader.
Basketball and baseball do not hold my attention the way football does. Amazing what a guy can get done on Saturdays and Sundays when “the season” is over. Hope this New Year is great!
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Heart and some other kittens were found outdoors in a wire cage with no water. The kittens were treated for dehydration then transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program. She will do great in a home with older, gentle kids to play with.
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Pastor Hal Seed New Song Community Church
ML King’s Niece Coming to New Song, January 24
Civil rights activist & niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Alveda C. King will be at New Song Church January 24th for a live Q & A session at each of our Sunday services. She will be touching on her new book, “King Rules,” a deeply personal collection of hard-learned lessons, timeless truths, and foundational principles from her father, uncles and grandfather. New Song is located at 3985 Mission Avenue in Oceanside. Service times are 8:00, 9:30
About Alveda King is the daughter of the late civil rights activist Rev. A. D. King, younger brother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For more than half a century, King experienced firsthand one of the most pivotal and triumphant periods in American history and has continued the King legacy ever since. Currently, King serves as director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life. She is also a contributing correspondent with Fox News, speaking on social and cultural commentary. King served in the Georgia State House of Representatives, and is an accomplished actress and songwriter. Freedom Weekend
Alveda is the featured speaker for Freedom Weekend at New Song. We’ll have bounce houses, face painting, games and food for the whole family. Fun and engaging children’s programs are available during all services. Deaf interpretation is available at the 11:15am Sunday service.
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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
El Nino is here—are you prepared?
Heavier than normal rain can cause flooding, debris flows, sink holes, prolonged power outages and dangerous driving conditions. The city has already taken steps to help keep San Marcos safe, but we need your help too.
Emergency preparedness is essential so be sure to maintain emergency supply kits and have a family, business or tenant evacuation plan as flooding can occur very quickly.
flood flows or float away in a flood. To help protect against flooding and soil erosion, free fill-your-own sandbags are available to San Marcos residents. These bags can be picked up at the southwest corner of the Public Works Division parking lot, 201 Mata Way. I also encourage residents to stay engaged by subscribing to e-alerts at www.san-marcos.net/alerts, follow us on facebook and twitter (@sanmarcoscity) and tune-in to radio station AM 1610 for the latest safety information during an emergency.
Residents are also urged to protect property now to prevent erosion and For other El Niño preparedness water blockages; remove any tips, visit www.sanoutdoor items that could obstruct marcos.net/elnino.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
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driver was partially ejected from the vehicle and suffered serious head and neck injuries. She was transported by Escondido Fire to Palomar Hospital for treatment. The driver was identified as Ruth Moreno, 33 years old, from Escondido.
According to witnesses and physical evidence at the scene, it appears the vehicle was traveling south on Auto Parkway and was making a left turn to Hale Avenue. The vehicle left the roadway and drove onto the south sidewalk. The vehicle struck a steel guide wire causing it to overturn. The driver did not appear to be wearing her seatbelt. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Tom Venable of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Venable at 760.8394483 Fatal Traffic Accident Escondido
On Monday, January 11th, at about 7:27 pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Country Club Lane and Broadway regarding a serious injury collision involving a vehicle into a tree. Officers arrived and
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Applications for Sheriff’s Dispatcher Now Open – 24-hours per day, seven days a week, Sheriff’s Dispatchers answer emergency calls all across San Diego County. They stay calm under pressure and save lives by getting help out to those calling 9-1-1. The Sheriff’s Communications Center is hiring for the following position: Emergency Services Dispatcher (lateral position). Dispatchers are responsible for handling a full range of radio and telephone emergency and non-emergency communications involving a variety of local governmental operations (law enforcement, fire, medical, etc). Candidates must have one year of full-time experience as a Public Service Radio Dispatcher for a municipal law enforcement or fire agency within the last three years. For more information on the education, experience, licenses, skills, and abilities needed for this vacancy, as well as salary, visit: http://goo.gl/eNgepD. This position will remain open until further notice. Applicants will be required to undergo a comprehensive background check. Apply for this position, and others, by visiting the County of San Diego's Human Resources Job Postings webpage: http://goo.gl/75S1Ck. Search the 911 Telecommunications category. New Dog Training Classes at Humane Society - Calling all canines and pet parents! Training Classes to promote positive methods for encouraging good behavior are being presented by the Humane Society. These class offerings coin-
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Preparing for Winter Rains
Given the strong El Niño conditions present in the Pacific Ocean, this New Year the risk for these serious impacts has increased. The City has been busy behind the scenes preparing for the winter storm season, including removing debris from storm drains and strengthening road and park infrastructure before the expected rain hits. Keeping a few sandbags ready this winter may help ward off water if it approaches your home. Free empty sand bags are available at
the Public Works facility during normal business hours. Residents can purchase fill materials at local home centers and building supply stores. Even though El Nino is always a question mark because of other climate variables, the City of Vista is preparing - just in case it hits hard this winter. Have questions about storm preparations in Vista? Call the Public Works Department at 760.639.6176 or check online at CityofVista.com for more local and regional information. Resources and a winter preparedness fact sheet can also be found on the State of California’s “Storm Ready” website at Storms.Ca.Gov.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Valentine’s Weekend Movies at the Pier On Saturday, Seattle with his son, Jonah, after F e b r u a r y the death of his wife. Jonah calls two into a talk-radio show to find a 13th, movies will be new wife for his father and Sam s h o w n reluctantly gets on the line to outdoors at the Jr. Seau Pier discuss his feelings. Annie Reed, a Amphitheatre. The children’s reporter in Baltimore who is movie “Tangled” will start at 6:00 listening, falls for him. She writes pm. This film tells the story of a Sam a letter asking him to meet lost, young princess with long her at the Empire State Building magical hair who yearns to leave on Valentine’s Day. Come and see her secluded tower. Against her if he accepts her offer! The movies mother's wishes, she accepts the are free and open to the pubic. aid of a handsome intruder to Dress warm and bring a blanket take her out into the world which or beach chairs to sit on. For more she has never seen. At 8:00 pm, information on this and other the movie “Sleepless in Seattle Parks and Recreation events, will begin. This older favoriteis please call 760-435-5041.or visit about Sam Baldwin who moves to www.oceansiderec.com.
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Distinguished Alumi Award Call for Nominations – Are you a former student of Mesa College?
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 San Diego Mesa College Distinguished Alumni Award. The award program recognizes former students who have made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have honored the legacy of
academic excellence at San Diego Mesa College. “We are proud of the tens of thousands of students who have attended Mesa College, and of the contributions they have made to the city and people of San Diego and beyond,” said Dr. Pamela T. Luster, President of Mesa College. “I encourage the community to respond, and help us to select our 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.” Notable Mesa College graduates include recently named Los Angeles Angel’s general manager Billy Eppler, award-winning film and stage actress, Annette Bening, Olympic track and field Gold Medalists Felix Sanchez and Arnie Robinson, astrophysicist and science fiction novelist David Brin, San Diego County treasurer-tax collector Dan McAllister, and numerous major league athletes. The 2016 award recipient will be announced in midFebruary and conferred at the college commencement ceremony scheduled for May 17, 2016. Anyone in the greater community is encouraged to submit a nomination. Nominations are due no later than Friday,
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The Paper • Page 12 • January 14, 2016 three days of pre-show activity and the Wednesday through Saturday running of the show itself.
So if it is the “Consumer” Electronic Show, why aren’t there any “consumers?” The show is for the makers and sellers of “consumer products, not for “consumers.” Products are segregated into 23 categories and each category has a specific exhibit area in one of over twenty venues. Some of the largest product categories are audio, automotive, wireless, smart home, wearables, sports and computers. Among other categories are robotics, fitness, video, photography, crowd funding etc.
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Last week we made our annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the CES (Consumer Electronics Show). For the past six years we’ve been invited as members of the “working Press” to attend the show and all the pre-show “press events.” This show is the largest “technology” exhibition in the World with 4000 exhibits on 2.2 million square feet of convention floor and 175,000 attendees (including 50,000 from 153 foreign countries). CES is not open to the public. Only exhibitors, The Press and other “industry affiliates” are permitted access to the show. 82 of Fortune magazine’s top 100 companies attend and the aisles and press conferences are awash with Fortune 500 CEOs and tag-along celebrities from sports, movies and television. There are thousands of tours, demo’s, press conferences and keynote events throughout the
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Silverado Welcomes New President/COO – Shamim Wu was welcomed as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of Silverado. A seasoned senior care veteran, she most recently served as Executive Vice President of Sales at Holiday Retirement. In her new position, she will oversee marketing, sales and operations, reporting to Loren Shook, Chairman and CEO.
Optimist Club of Carlsbad Hosted Boy Scout at Meeting – Keith Pereira, Eagle Scout Candidate, was the guest speaker again at a recent meeting of the Optimist Club of Carlsbad “The Achievers”. Keith, from Boy Scout Troop 745, came back to share the results of his plan to turn a landmark Oak tree, that was originally cut down to make way for Sage Creek High School, into a beautiful two-tier book display table for the high school’s library. He explained in detail the process he implemented, from using three different types of sanders to the wipe-on satin polyurethane for the finish. Not only was Keith very organized in his approach, but it definitely showed in the near-flawless production process, a true demonstration of good communication and leadership from Keith. Keith’s parents, Trevor and Joan, also attended the meeting in support of his presentation. “The Achievers” Optimist Club generally meets on Saturday, from 9-10am, at the El Camino Country Club, Board Room, 3202 Vista Way, Oceanside. Guests are always welcome. Visit www.optimistclubofcarlsbad.org, call Irene
The CES is really like a gigantic shopping mall and just like a shopping mall, no one goes to CES with the intention of visiting all the “stores.” With the 4000 exhibits in 26 venues scattered among several sites it would be impossible to visit even a significant fraction of the exhibits in the 4 day show. But no one wants to anyway. Attendees are there on business and interested in only the exhibits important to their business. Buyers from electronic product retailers (Best Buy, WalMart, Amazon, Apple, Target, Costco, Gamestop, Newegg etc.) meet with sales executives on the exhibit floor and in convention center conference rooms to plan their purchases for the year. Marketing and engineering staff snoop competitor’s exhibits for ideas and marketing intelligence. The press concentrates on the
Youth Audition Classes for Theatre and Camera Offered - In an effort to bring performing arts education to North County students, Oceanside Theatre Company Youth Academy is offering Audition Class Course for Theatre and Camera for middle and high school students. All classes will be conducted from 9am12noon on Saturdays, from February 6th through March 26th, at Studio 219 (located at 219 N. Coast Hwy.) and The Brooks Theatre (217 N. Coast Hwy). After completing their course, students will have a showcase performance on main stage of The Brooks Theatre at 7pm on March 26th. Students will work with MiraCosta College theatre instructor and SAG/AFTRA actor/director Dhyana Dahl and North County actor and choreographer Shaun Hagan on their audition techniques for TV, film, and theatre. The course will help participants narrow down their perfect musical theatre vocal selection, acting monologue, and help understanding requirements for television and film auditions and the guidelines for creating their performer resume. Audition selections and camera workup will be shown on the big theater screen during showcase on March 26th. Class size is limited. Tuition is $225.00 for 8 weeks. Cost fees can be pro-rated if started late. To sign up for a course or for more info, register online at www.oceansidetheatre.org/academy or call 760-433-8900. Youth Academy Classes are offered to students, 4 to 18 years old, at The Brooks Theatre throughout the year. DAR
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product areas specific to their readership interests. Almost everyone at CES has a narrow and specific interest and they stick to those exhibit areas that represent those interests. They don’t wander about. Hardly anyone sees more than a tiny fraction of the show.
The “mass media” press hypes the CES by reporting things that titillate their viewer like the “one passenger drone.” Really? Unmanned radio controlled helicopters have been around for at least forty years and we’ve been able to remote control passenger planes and helicopters for decades, so what’s new? Then there is the widely reported “diet spoon” that sends an alarm to your smart
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found a 2006 Dodge Caravan with major damage on Country Club Lane west of Broadway. The vehicle impacted a tree with enough force that it was nearly torn in half.
Preliminary investigation indicates the Dodge was traveling west on Country Club Lane at a high rate of speed. The vehicle drifted off the roadway and impacted a tree in the center median. The 21 year old driver died at the scene. There were no passengers in the vehicle. The driver’s name is not being released at this time until next of kin have been notified.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor in the collision although speed played a major role. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Mike Nelson of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Nelson at (760) 8394407. Vista Business Association Settles Suit for Wrongful Termination of Executive Director
In February, former Vista Village Business Association Executive Director Julie Corpora sued the organization and its thenPresident Cliff Kaiser in Vista
phone when you eat too fast.
Smart phone applications are endless. Your smart phone monitors your vital signs, secures your home, dispenses your medicine and turns off the bathtub. Imagine you’re at a luau in Honolulu when your “smart phone” tells you there’s an intruder in your home. You watch the creep paw through your wife’s jewelry box. There’s no time to call 911. You activate the infrared sensor on the wall mounted AK47 and give the “fire” command. As the smoke clears you see that your possessions are safe. After you finish eating you can call 911 on your “smart phone”. Isn’t technology wonderful?
Superior Court, alleging the association failed to properly supervise Kaiser, who she said had discriminated against her because of her gender and “harassed and bullied” and micromanaged her. Her attorney, Christopher Hayes, confirmed that the case had settled late last fall. The association, the Vista Village Business Association, is tasked with running events and promotions in the city’s downtown area, using fees collected from area businesses.
Though the settlement was with the VVBA, the suit against Kaiser was also dismissed and he has agreed not to countersue, said attorney Golnar Fozi, who represented both Kaiser and the business association. The attorney also said that neither Kaiser nor the organization admitted any wrongdoing. Fozi said the decision to settle was “just to buy peace for VVBA.” Protracted proceedings would have been more costly. Insurance money will cover the settlement, she said. Kaiser said the suit was without merit. “There wasn’t a case there,” he said. Last month, Kaiser stepped down as board president, although he will remain a board member. His term had ended in June, but he stayed in the post because no one had stepped forward for the volunteer position.
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Citizen Award Winner - The Santa Margarita Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), was honored to have Capt. Yuwynn Ho USMC at a recent meeting. First Vice Regent Charla Boodry, who was with the Carlsbad High School Guidance Office twenty years ago when she accompanied then senior class president Huywnn Ho to a chapter meeting to receive the DAR Good Citizen Award, introduced Capt. Ho. He spoke about his life having been born in Malaysia, coming to the U.S. as a child, his childhood in Carlsbad, as a junior interning during President Clinton’s term, graduating
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Stevan Mudrock, 79, of Vista, CA., passed away on 1/5/2016
Lorianne Peacock, 56, of Vista, CA., passed away on 1/9/2016 Mark A. Davidson, 58, of Oceanside, CA.,died on 1/10/2016
Harry A. Ranck Jr., 62, of Escondido, CA. passed away on 1/12/16 Shirley Gladstone, 91, of Escondido, passed away on 1/8/2016. Margie Cooper, 97, of Escondido, passed away on 1/6/2016
Mary Dolores Romes, 82, of Vista, passed away on 1/5/2016.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-031742 The name of the business: Pristine Services by Cordova, located at 6150 Paseo Picador, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jose Duran 6150 Paseo Picador Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. Jose Duran This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/11/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07 and 01/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032135 The name of the business: MC Financial, located at 703 Karena Ct., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is hereby registered by the following: Marco Cardoso 703 Karena Ct. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 11/04/15. /s/Mario Cardoso This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/16/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07 and 01/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030926 The name of the business: Kaiah’s Gift, located at 10263 Rayford Drive, Escondido, Ca. 92026, This business is hereby registered by the following: Benny Charles 10263 Rayford Drive Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 12/1/15. /s/Benny Charles This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/01/2015. 12/31/2015, 01/07, 01/14 & 1/21/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-031995 The name of the business: Wholistic Recovery International, located at 3540 Dove Hollow Rd.,Encinitas, Ca. 92024. This business is hereby registered by the following: La Jeanne Andrade 4025 Calle Mayo San Clemente, CA. 92673 Paul Waroff 3540 Dove Hollow Rd. Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is conducted by CoPartners. The first day of business was n/a. /s/La Jeanne Andrade This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/15/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07, 1/14/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-031516 The name of the business: Lake San Marcos Realty, Agnew’s Residential and Investment Real Estate, located at 1531 San Pablo Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Avery Postal Group, Inc. 1531 San Pablo Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted as a corporation. The first day of business was 12/13/10. /s/James R. Agnew, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07, 1/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032358 The name of the business: LBP Partnerhip, located at 1570 Linda Vista Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Diversified Engineering, a California corporation 1570 Linda Vista Drive San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. The first day of business was 3/01/89. /s/Elaine M. Regan, Secretary of Diversified Engineering, GP of LPB Partnership, LP. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/17/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07, 1/14/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Rancheros Commercial Park, located at 1570
92078 This business is hereby regis-
tered by the following:
LBP Partnership, LP, a California lim-
1570 Linda Vista Drive
San Marcos, CA. 92078
Limited Partnership. day
/s/Elaine M. Regan, Secretary of Diversified Engineering, GP of LPB Partnership, LP.
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego
CITY OF SAN MARCOS NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS PROJECT NAME:
San Marcos Fire Department Master Plan NOTICE is hereby given that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, invites qualified firms (Consultant) to submit a fee proposal to perform the requested services and prepare the requested documents for the stated Project and will receive such in the offices of Fire Department, at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 92069-2918, up to the hour of 10:00 a.m., on February 1, 2016. Proposals received after the hour and date will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. [NOTE: Electronic and facsimile submittals will not be accepted.]
DESCRIPTION OF WORK The San Marcos Fire Department (SMFD) is accepting proposals from qualified firms to produce a complete Standards of Coverage Assessment, a Management/Administrative Assessment, and a Strategic Plan for the San Marcos Fire Department consistent with guidelines laid out by the Center for Public Safety Excellence. The intent of the SMFD is to hire a qualified consultant that can offer the highest quality service at the lowest overall cost to the City. The Standards of Coverage a s s e s s m e n t , Management/Administrative assessment, and Strategic Plan are evaluations and analyses of the SMFD and its operations and administrative workflows. They are intended to achieve sustainability and prepare for future needs based on nationally recognized guidelines and best practices, federal and state mandates, and pertinent local and regional operating procedures. GENERAL All clarifications of the RFP and Contract Documents by the Agency will be made by written addendum and will be posted on www.CIPList.com no later than three (3) calendar days prior to the proposal due date. Failure of any Consultant to receive any addenda shall not relieve such Consultant from any obligations imposed by such addenda. All addenda so issued shall become part of the RFP and Contract Documents. Failure to cover in its proposal any such addenda issued may render his bid informal and result in its rejection. Prospective proposers are encouraged to review the official version of all documents. For a complete set of proposal documents, all interested parties are directed to www.ciplist.com. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et. seq. IS NOT required for this project. The City is not responsible for costs associated with the preparation of the proposals; there is no express or implied obligation for the City to reimburse Consultant for any expenses incurred in preparing or submitting a proposal. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals. s/s Brett Van Wey, Fire Chief Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp January 7, 2016 and January 14, 2016
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` FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-033095 The name of the business: Metric Motorz, located at 1464 Los Amigos, Fallbrook, ‘CA. 92028, This business is hereby registered by the following: Ryan Shapiro 1464 Los Amigos Fallbrook, ‘Ca. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 8/12/10. /s/Ryan Shapiro This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/07, 01/14, 01/21 & 01/28/2016.
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00043275-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Hellai Michelle Gutschmidt filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Hellai Michelle Gutschmidt to Proposed name Michelle Hellai Azimi. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: February 23, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 12/30/2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 01/07, 01/14, 01/21 & 01/28/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032800 The name of the business: San Elijo Neurofeedback and Psychological Services, located at 1240 San Elijo Road North, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, This business is hereby registered by the following: Charmaine G. Lowe 1240 San Elijo Road North San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Charmaine G. Lowe This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/24/2015. 12/31/2015, 01/07, 01/14 & 01/21/2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032988 The name of the business: K & K Consructions, located at 1377 Via Christina, Vista, CA. 92084, This business is hereby registered by the following: Angelo and Claire Vittese 1377 Via Christina Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. The first day of business was 2/28/03. /s/Claire Vittese This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/292015. 12/31/2015, 01/07, 01/14 & 01/21/2016. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032396 The name of the business: levelready, located at 512 W. California Ave., Unit 108, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is hereby registered by the following: Dennis G. Church 2063 Lundy Lake Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Dennis G. Church This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/18/2015. 12/24/, 12/31/2015 & 01/07, 1/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000414 The name of the business: Spiritual Hats, located at 235 Santa Clara Dr., Vista, CA. 92083. This business is hereby registered by the following: Thomas S. Brown 235 Santa Clara Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Thomas S. Brown This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/07/2016.. 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000405 The name of the business: Terminus Manufacturing, located t 1853 David Drive, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is hereby registered by the following: Samuel Walker 1853 David Drive Escondido, CA. j92026 Rickey Lenahan 6420 Halyard Pl. #2006 Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Samuel Walker This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/07/2016.. 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000234 The name of the business: Vineyard Apartments, located at 582 Vineyard Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Paulina Gerwig 641 Woodward St. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 9/1/1989. /s/Paulina Gerwig This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/05/2016.. 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032147 The name of the business: Cardiff Chevron, located at 3085 Manchester Ave., Cardiff, Ca. 92007. This business is hereby registered by the following: R. Rosano, Inc. 3085 Manchester Ave. Cardiff, Ca. 92007 This business is conducted by a corporation. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Robert Rosano, President This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/16/2015 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-032103 The name of the business: Schilling Training Solutions, located at 818 Legacy Drives, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Gary Schilling 818 Legacy Drive San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business 1/01/2015. /s/Gary Schilling This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/16/2015 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000729 The name of the business: AKH Insptection and Testing, located at 2551 Glenridge Rd, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is hereby registered by the following: Paul Ayers 2551 Glendridge Rd. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business is n/a. /s/Paul Ayers This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/11/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-033270 The name of the business: Good Vibrations, located at 1777 Montgomery Drive, Vista,k Ca. 92084. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jerry T. Hill 1777 Montgomery Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business is 13/31/15. /sJerry T. Hill This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/31/2015. 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000790 The name of the business: Solutions, Sales & Services, located at 1662 Sunnyside Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Arthur Ramirez 1662 Sunnyside Ave. San Marcos, ‘Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business is 1/01/2016. /s/Paul Ayers This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/11/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000542 The name of the business: Noble Creek Resources, located at 960 W. San Marcos Blvd., 5-230, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Denver Bowen 730 Paul St. Escondido,,CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business is n/a. /s/Denver Bowen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/08/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000552 The name of the business: Spotted Owl Chalet, The Spotted Owl Chalet, located at 2248 Crestline Drive, Palomar Mountain, CA. 92060. This business is hereby registered by the following: James and Theresa McCarthy 3224 Mustang Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. The first day of business was 1/1/2016.. /s/James McCarthy This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/08/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000792 The name of the business: Chase the Web, Snazzy Traveler, SOR Velocity, Save On Resorts, SOR Affinity SOR Affinity Solutions, located at 5962 La Place Court, Suie 100, Carlsbad, CA. 92008. This business is hereby registered by the following: SaveOnResorts.com, LLC 5962 La Place Court, Suie 100, Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. The first day of business was 1/01/2015. /s/Elliot Springer, Chief Operating Officer This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/11/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000153 The name of the business: Clippers Barbershop, located at 1450 W. Mission Rd., Unit K, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Christopher Loarca 223 E. El Norte Pkwy, Apt 213 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual The first day of business was n/a. /s/Christopher Loarca This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 01/05/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000678 The name of the business: Junk AID, LLC, located at 1414 Kona Kai Lane, Escondido, Ca. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Junk AID, LLC 1414 Kona Kai Lane Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by aLimited LIability Company. The first day of business 12/19/2015.. /s/Mary Bradley, Member This statement wasfiled with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/11/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-000543 The name of the business: Wissler Financial, located at 960 W. San Marcos Blvd, #230, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Michael Wissler 2209 Brookhaven Pass Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business is n/a. /s/Michael Wissler This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/08/2016 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 & 2/04/2016
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Did you know... 1 in 5 Americans experience HEARING LOSS?
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