January 16, 2020
Volume 50 - No. 03
A Symbol of America, The Wild Horse, Is Being Slaughtered for Pet Food and Human Consumption. Can Environmentalists, Ranchers, Mustang Lovers and The Government Work Together to Stop This Tragedy?
The BLM, the Symbol of America Wild Horses - Cattle and Animal Rights Organization Fight Over Your Public Land By Pete Peterson
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sheepdog, buzzed over the rugged landscape, careening left and right, doubling back to scare strays from deep ravines, darting into small canyons to extract every head of mustangs, driving its prey relentlessly over the eastern Nevada terrain. The band of frightened horses run to flee airborne attacker, following the ‘Judas horse’ – a domestic horse - that leads its wild cousins toward a metal corridor that dead ends in a manmade corral. Mares, young colts, even foals hardly old enough to walk, run at a
crazed pace, their hides sweat stained, their breath labored, their long strides carrying them across the rock-strewn landscape. A black stallion shies, stumbles, rights itself and keeps running, hobbled now, its hoof leaving blood among the rocks and sage brush. The Judas horse swings left. The herd follows and over the next four hours, some 117 wild horses are herded into the pen, their days of roaming the western lands ended forever. On this day, the black stallion and two other mustangs are euthanized
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as result of injuries that occurred during the stampede, but the majority of these beasts are destined to spend the rest of their lives – often up to thirty years – as wards of the Bureau of Land Management. Why is this happening, you ask? The helicopter chase is part of the three-week annual horse round up, the dreaded ‘gathering’ where the symbol of America – the wild mustang - is driven from its range to temporary pens. Once captured, these magnificent animals are trucked to more permanent holding
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pens where some will be sold (adopted) for the sum of $1.00. Others, the aged, the halt and the lame, will be sold to dog and pet food processors; most will be kept in holding pens where the BLM, will tend them the rest of their lives. Is This Necessary?
A good question that has no easy answer. And as much as we’d like to put black hats on some of those involved, and white hats on others, that isn’t so easy either. Broken down the argument goes like this: Ranchers view the mustangs as feral pests that wreak havoc on the ecosystems - particularly the water supply and grasses needed for their cattle - interfere in ranching procedures, eat the hay and rock salt the cattlemen put out for their herds and interfere with the operation of a nearby gold mine, causing needless carnage on area roads – some 18 horse-vehicle deaths in 2018. The cattlemen want to eliminate or at least drastically reduce the number of mustangs running free on government land. On the other hand, horse advocates contend that the present BLM policies, particularly the gatherings, are cruel, antiquated actions that injure or maim the horses, traumatizing them for life. This side cites statistics that show cattle cause much more damage to the environment
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!
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 4-wheel drive truck
than do the horses; they want the mustangs protected and their sale to food processors stopped forever, immediately. Both sides agree the present situation is untenable, that something must be done to solve this situation and end the standoff between the horses and cattle that has festered for years. Until recently, neither side was willing to concede one little bitty tiny bit with the other side in order to move beyond the impasse. Both sides readily agree there are at least 70,000 wild horses foraging on Western rangelands that can supposedly support only 27,000 animals. This is the heart of the issue. At the present, the Bureau of Land Management has 50,000 mustangs and burros in holding pens; much of their annual budget goes to the feeding and care of these animals. This leads to this question: What policy can the BLM implement that ecologists, ranchers, horse advocates, animal rights organizations, will support to solve this longstanding problem? No Simple Answers
Ben Masters, writing for National Geographic has some thoughts on this subject. He recounts that in 2009, he and two friends took a break from college and travelled via horse back across the Continental Divide Trail with the ultimate purpose of getting wild horses adopted. This life changing
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!
ride of some 2,000 miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico, through Colorado, Wyoming and Montana to the Canadian border opened his eyes to the mustang problem, educating him on a dilemma he didn’t know existed until then.
A Texas native, Ben was blown away by the sheer size and majesty of the vast public lands of the American West. He writes, “I found it amazing that such a large stretch of land still existed, and now that I’ve researched these public lands extensively, I have an even greater appreciation for the blood, sweat, and tears that enlightened conservationists shed in the fight to have this historic area set aside for future generations to cherish and enjoy. I’m equally as amazed at the plight of the wild horses and burros.” He states, “In 2009 there were nearly 31,500 such animals in government holding facilities and 37,000 in the wild - an area that supposedly had forage enough for only 27,000 horses. Since then, the numbers have grown steadily. My friends and I became dedicated to finding homes for the horses the government had already captured. To publicize our resolve we planned another long ride to promote wild horse adoptions—this time going all the way from Mexico to Canada through the most backcountry route left in the American West. To arouse the public’s awareness, we created a documentary film, Unbranded. Before this, we launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise
One minute you’re young and fun, the next you are turning down the stereo in the car so you can see better.
"Fathom the odd hypocrisy that the government wants every citizen to prove they are insured, but people don't have to prove they are citizens." Ben Stein
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. Navaho message
When NASA was preparing for the Apollo Project, it took their astronauts to a Navajo reservation in Arizona for training. 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
money for our ride, attracted an allstar film production team, adopted wild mustangs and trained them, before embarking on our journey. “For five months and six days during the summer of 2013 we crossed over 3,000 miles, primarily through public lands, in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana, viewing some of the most amazing landscapes and sights of the world: The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, and other wonderful, but lesser known public treasures. The trip was simply spectacular and redefined who we were as people.”
Masters continues, “The documentary turned out much better than we could’ve dreamed. We took Unbranded to film festivals across the world, had an international theatrical release. It received more than two dozen awards and is available worldwide on Netflix and has been watched by millions. The idea behind our journey was to promote the adoption of wild horses. Along this line we even auctioned off one of our personal horses to promote the idea. Proceeds from our efforts went to the Mustang Heritage Foundation to fund adoption efforts. “Did we succeed in getting wild horses adopted? Absolutely. Hundreds of people were inspired by our story and adopted horses. We
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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.
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on Friday, January 17 at Mira Costa College, 1 Barnard Drive. The first speaker is Kathi Diamant discussing 10 Things You Should Know about Kafka. After intermission with refreshments, at 2:30pm, Mike Chunka will speak on Life Aboard a Submarine. Then on Friday, January 24, at 1pm, the speaker will be Diana Lindsay discussing Oceanside's Desert Connection. After intermission with refreshments, at 2:30pm, Pippah Getchell will speak on Three Branches of Government. A $1 parking permit is available at Lot 1A. Visit miracosta.edu/life or call (760) 7572121.
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Oceanside Sunset Market is Tonight, January 16 - The Oceanside Sunset Market hosts the annual Authors Night at the market tonight from 5pm-8pm, in downtown Oceanside. Area writers representing a variety of literary genres will be at the Downtown Oceanside street fair to sign and sell their work. They always look forward to meeting with the public and sharing their literary vision and expanse of work. The Sunset Market features up to 200 merchants and spans four city blocks, and is San Diego County's top weekly food and music street fair. Every Thursday from 59pm, thousands of residents and visitors alike gather here to enjoy hot food from around the world, gourmet goodies and desserts, eclectic shopping and live entertainment. Located on Pier View Way west of Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside since 2007, this free, family-friendly event also features Dorothy's KidZone with children's activities. For more information, visit www.sunsetmarket.com or contact Cathy Nykiel at 760.754.4512. LIFE Lecture Series Continues Weekly The LIFE lecture series continues at 1pm
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raised nearly $100,000 in the process. Did we get all the wild horses adopted or find a solution to the plight of the wild mustangs? The answer to these two questions is no. Not even close.”
To show the growth of mustangs and burros, Masters notes that of March 1, 2016, there were 67,000 horses and burros on public lands and 45,000 in government holding pens; computer models show the current population of the wild horses, including foals born in 2016, has increased to approximately 75,000, (an increase of 28.000, or more that the total 27,000 the controversial Appropriate Management Level (AML) the Bureau of Land Management had set as the upper number that could environmentally safely forage the land. This figure incidentally is also one that most in the fray agree to. It defines “the number of horses that would thrive without damaging ecological imbalance to the vegetation, wildlife, and livestock.”
This figure of 75, 000 is roughly three times the number of horses and burros on the range than is recommended. How did this happen? Again, the answer is not easy, but the most common assessment seems to be this - the BLM gathers excess horses and offers them for adoption. But there aren’t enough adopters. (Only 3,007 in 2018,
What's Up Downtown Oceanside! - El Camino High School Student Art Show & Reception, January 17, Oceanside Bakery, 3815 Mission Ave., Suite 101. The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation's ArtWalls is partnering with Studio ACE to present the El Camino High School Art Show. From 6pm-7:30pm visitors can view and purchase beautiful art pieces created by incredibly talented local students. All proceeds will go to support the El Camino High School Visual Arts program. January 18, Three Coins by Russell N,. Low, at the Mission Branch Library, 3861 Mission Ave. In partnership with the Oceanside Historical Society, follow author Low as he presents the interesting story of how a 1903 Hong family photo sparked a decades-long search to find the stories behind the image. Historian Kristi Hawthorne will provide a brief interlude about Sam Wing, a local Chinese immigrant with his own compelling story. This event is free next Saturday at 2pm. Bagbyfest #4, January 18, join Bagby Beer for their fourth annual festival next Saturday from 5-10pm. This year they'll celebrate winter markets of Northern Italy highlighting special cultural and historical experiences. Be transported to another place through food, beer, wine, spirits and a festive, fun environment. Public Safety Night, February 6, Sunset Market in Oceanside. Bring the whole family and meet your first responders. From 5pm8pm on February 6th, the Oceanside
according to accepted BLM figures.) This leaves the government with two un-popular options: sell the animals to food processors for human or pet consumption, - hello slaughterhouse – and euthanize the leftovers. Neither is an attractive option.
Police Department, Oceanside Fire Department and Oceanside Lifeguards will be there with 15-plus vehicle displays and special handouts such as coloring books, stickers and hats. For more information, contact MainStreet Oceanside, 701 Mission Ave., Oceanside 92054, at 760.754.4512 or the website at www.mainstreetoceanside.com.
"A Chorus Line" on January 18th at Gloria McClellan Center - There are still tickets left for the Culture Caravan trip to see “A Chorus Line” at Welks Theatre on Saturday, January 18th. Feel the drama and anticipation of a Broadway chorus audition through a two hour musical and enjoy a gourmet snack. The bus leaves the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at 12:00pm and returns at 4:00pm. Cost is $95. To reserve, call 760.643.2828. The Center is a onestop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community. First Ecolife Lecture of New Year Asks You "Who is at Risk?" - The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is partnering with Ecolife Conservation and presenting, Ecolife Lecture: Who is a Risk in a Conservation Crisis? on Sunday, January 19, at 1:00pm in the Art & Education Studios. Who is at Risk in a Conservation Crisis? is an optimistic look at the world’s most pressing challenges and some surprisingly simple solutions. The present situation really is life-or-death for all creatures on earth, but there are silver linings: we get to make some easy choices. Join world-renowned biologist Bill Toone to learn about the key ways we can preserve more life on earth (with less effort than you think).
Tickets for Ecolife Lecture: Who is at Risk in a Conservation Crisis? are $10-$15 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6pm, and Sun. 12–5pm.
You do the math. Much of the BLM’s budget goes to feeding those animals presently in holding pens; it does not have the resources to round up and hold enough horses to offset the birth rate, thus, the population in the wild has increased above the Appropriate Management Level. Simple, but devastating.
welfare, politics, and rangeland management. Over the past year, I’ve received death threats. Why? Because after all my studies and research, I’ve come to favor euthanizing unadoptable horses to prevent rangeland degradation. I do this based on my research. I do not represent any paid entity. I’m not a hired gun of the livestock industry or any political organization. The blogs and films I’ve developed were before my appointment to the wildlife advisory board. I’ve also adopted seven mustangs and love them dearly, but I believe the only viable long-range solution is humane euthanasia.”
Masters, newly appointed to the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board of the Bureau of Land Management, thinks he has a plan to solve the issue. “Through the creation of Unbranded and its accompanying book, I interviewed some of the most brilliant minds in ecology, wildlife biology, animal
Masters and other authorities feel the real issue is the entrenched financial interests of the livestock industry, exacerbated by a lack of agreement on what constitutes the problem. For example, Jane Dyson of the Humane Society of the
To get a more complete picture of the problem, add in that ecologists, rangeland managers and wildlife conservation organizations ask another tough question: What will happen to the bison, bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn antelope, sage grouse, and other native species that have long inhabited this area? They deserve a chance to get at the goodies too, don’t they? In the minds of ecologists and environmentalists these wild game animals should get precedence over livestock and wild horses.
He is not alone in advocating euthanasia as a solution to reducing the number of mustangs and burros in holding pens, and consequently, free-roaming areas. Other authorities agree with him, including two U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees, and the Trump Administration. Under the Trump plan, the BLM would more fully encourage adoptions. Any surplus animals would be sold to countries that treat horse flesh as a delicacy, primarily France, Germany, South Korea and Poland. Those not sold. Euthanize them.
Get more information about the show as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/ecolife-lecture-our-conservation-woes/ Escondido Republican Club Meeting is January 20th - The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) will be holding its monthly lunchtime meeting on Monday, January 20, featuring guest speaker Darrell Issa, who is running for Congress in the 50th District in a critically important race. Darrell has served previously for 18 years in Congress and will discuss why he should be elected to this position. This informative meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am with the lunch buffet service beginning at 11:45am. The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude at 1:00pm. The cost is $18 per person. Payment by cash or check only. Make reservations by calling 760.480.8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com.
Frost Fest Luncheon at McClellan Center - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a “Frost Fest Luncheon” on Thursday, January 23, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Join us at 11:00am for entertainment by “Randy Renner.” Lunch is mushroom chicken, mixed rice pilaf, green beans almondine, and mandarin orange ambrosia. Lunch served at noon. Suggested donation is $4 for those 60 and older, and an $8 charge for those younger than 60. Reserve by 1:00pm one day prior at (760) 643-5288. The Center is a onestop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community.
Serving Seniors to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Meal Services - Serving Seniors, the local nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income and homeless seniors
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United States joins Masters in pointing that there is no definition of the problem.
“Let’s start with this,” Dyson says. “What is a ‘wild horse.’ Depending on whom you ask, wild horses are 1) a reintroduced native species indigenous to North America, 2), an invasive pest disrupting ecological functions, or 3), feral livestock that are culturally significant and whose numbers need to be closely manged.
This lack of definition has plagued both sides since the beginning. In the 1950s, Velma Johnston, known as “Wild Horse Annie,” witnessed mustang gatherings and dedicated her life to the protection of the ‘wild ones,’ her definition of the mustang. Annie’s unceasing efforts on behalf of the species culminated in the passage of the Wild Free Roaming Horses and Burro Act, signed into law by President Richard Nixon in 1971. The law states that “Congress finds and declares that wild freeroaming horses and burros are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West; that they contribute to the diversity of life forms within the Nation and enrich the lives of the American people; and that these horses and burros are fast disappearing from the American scene.” Masters writes, “The wild horse is the only animal in our nation legal-
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The Paper • Page 4 • January 16, 2020 New Hi-Speed Traffic Lane on I5 between Carlsbad and Oceanside
The California Coastal Commission approved the addition of one new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction of I-5 from north of Palomar Airport Road to north of the Cassidy Street over crossing. New signage, landscaping and lighting are also planned. The North Coast Corridor plan, submitted jointly by Caltrans and SANDAG, is expected to begin in Fall 2020 and be complete in 2022. New Parking Garage in Oceanside
The Oceanside City Council cut the ribbon last Tuesday on a new public parking garage just steps from the beach in the downtown. The public parking garage is located at 371 North Cleveland Street near Civic Center Drive in the newly constructed SALT mixed-use development. The public garage has 340 spaces over six levels. The parking cost is $3 for two-hour parking in designated spaces or $5 for all day parking. The payment system is managed electronically via input of license plate number. The parking structure is closed daily from 2:00 to 4 am. Vista Seeks to Lease AVO Theatere to Developer
The City desires to enter into an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA) with JCG Development (Developer) to explore a long-term lease that could substantially renovate the site and allow for state-ofthe-art concerts and productions.
The AVO Playhouse is located at 303 Main Street. The historic theater was built in 1948 as a neighborhood movie house. The AVO is a fully-equipped performance venue with a 385 seat auditorium, an elevated stage, and back stage dressing rooms with restrooms. It also features a concession area and restrooms in the lobby. The City bought the theater in 1995 and restored it to accommodate live performances. Over the past few years the AVO has primarily served as a rental venue for local and traveling theatrical and musical productions. The City has been approached by several parties interested in purchasing and/or leasing the AVO Playhouse; ultimately the parties declined to move forward due to a variety of reasons. At this time, JCG Development (JCG) has expressed interest in re-invigorating the AVO Playhouse as a music and live entertainment venue. JCG is a key partner in the new mixeduse project located at 100 Main Street, The Rylan, and they are pursuing additional partnerships and development in Vista. Given JCL’s interest in the restoration of the AVO Playhouse and their demon-
what I've always wanted. Both arms with every color of the rainbow and every beast known to man as well as the occultist.
Under each nipple on my chest I had the words "white" on the left, and "chocolate" on the right. That Santa! Such a joker!
Man About Town
Well, here we are well into the New Year and I'm just as happy as could be.
The holidays are now behind us and I want to thank that good old soul, Santa. You see, Santa came during the night and, while I was sleeping, gave me a number of things I had wanted, like, forever!
When I awoke Christmas morning I had two lovely ear-rings, the size of silver dollars, firmly embedded in both ears. Santa had to perform surgery, while I was sleeping, and gave me two silver dollar size holes in my ears and then he inserted . . .silver dollars! Real shiny and all. Then, on each arm, he gave me a full series of arm tattoos. Just
Then, as I looked into the mirror, what to my surprise did appear but lovely jewelry, firmly pierced into my lower lip, my nose, both eyebrows and, feeling something strange, I looked down and noticed something in an unusual place . . . another piercing in a very sensitive and private place. I sensed it rather than saw it as I wanted to save that unveiling for a later time in the day, after all the joy in my body had subsided a bit.
Then I opened another box under the Christmas tree and there they were! Just what I had been waiting for . . . for years. A genuine pair of great big, yellow, clown shoes! They must have been at least a foot and a half in length. Boy, will I ever be a big hit at the Chamber of Commerce meeting next Monday! I'm so grateful to Santa and his helping me to usher 2019 out the door. I just may wind up going to church and ask the pastor to bless
strated commitment to Vista, staff recommends the City enter into an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA) with JCG Development. San Marcos Lane Closures
A periodic lane closure has begun as of Thursday, Jan. 9 for the westbound lane of Discovery Street between Craven Road and Joy Court to allow SDG&E and their contractor to relocate existing electrical utilities. SDG&E will need to close this lane periodically for safety reasons as they begin to move existing electrical poles and string new electrical lines. SDG&E is completing this work in advance of the start of active construction for the City’s San Marcos Creek Project. This work is related to the Creek Project, but is not part of the City’s active construction that will begin with the closure of Bent Avenue in January/February 2020. How Long Will This Last?
The periodic closure along Discovery Street from Craven Road to Joy Court will be in effect until Friday, March 6 to accommodate the utility relocation. It is anticipated that SDG&E will close the lane periodically as needed, to allow for safe and efficient relocation of the utilities and installation of new electrical lines in the project area. Work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
these wonderful arm tattoos, the piercings . . . and, not to be forgotten, my lovely big yellow clown shoes.
I can just see the amazed and delighted looks of all the lovely little children as they come out of the Sunday School lessons, because, well, you know . . . and see me standing there . . . all full of smiles and happiness. Aren’t the holidays a special time of year?
I feel so . . . blessed! •••• As I look back at an over 25 year career in radio broadcasting my mind focuses on two of the most talented guys I ever worked with ... Hudson and Bauer.
Mac Hudson and Joe Bauer (real name Rosenthal) were the morning show at KFMB for many years. I joined them during their morning show as I presented the area traffic reports from KFMB Traffic Control.
A fascinating combination, Mac and Joe. Mac was a Mensa guy really high IQ. He'd work New York Times crossword puzzles between records, during commercial breaks. He could speak eloquently on a number of given subjects . . . great sense of humor. Quick witted. But Mac had a troubled history. On one occasion he had taken his
Letters to the Editor On Michael Vick
Regarding your request to call the NFL about Michael Vick being selected for the honorary Pro Bowl Captain: This what Roger Goodell had to say about his decision to keep Vick on as a honorary captain...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the decision to honor Vick."Over the last, what is it, nine years or so, we have supported Michael in his, what I think his recognition of the mistake he made," Goodell said. "He's paid a
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kids to an amusement park in San Diego. When he returned home he found his wife had committed suicide by hanging herself.
After I left KFMB in the late 1980's I learned that Mac had a long standing addiction to cocaine. KFMB had sent him, at their expense, to several rehab facilities to try and beat the addiction. Never worked. Mac has since passed away.
Joe Bauer (I never did understand why he changed his name from Rosenthal to Bauer) was also a brilliant mind. In my 25 years in radio I never met anyone I admired and loved more than Joe Bauer. He had a lovely family - wife, Cindy, and several daughters. Joe had originally studied for the priesthood - then got into radio. I remember telling him one day, "Joe, I'm not Catholic but I have to say that the Church lost a great priest when you left the seminary." "Well," he said, "thanks, but if I hadn't I wouldn't have met Cindy and had my kids."
"Didn't say you shouldn't have
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America’s Wild Horses Cont. from Page 3 ly defined by the land it stands on. Fixing the program starts there. If you do not start there, where would you start? Whatever you do puts a larger burden on the broken frame, and it will collapse. The BLM Wild Horse and Burro program has a broken frame, in that it relies on information from the National Academy of Sciences, which has repeatedly been proven false. Build as many walls as you like. Make the walls of expensive material and keep putting these walls on a broken foundation and your house will collapse.” When the 1971 law was passed free-roaming horses and burros were found on 53.8 million acres across the United States; 42.4 million of which were under the Bureau of Land Management’s jurisdiction. Today, wild horses and burros are present on 179 different BLM Herd Management Areas (HMA), covering 31.6 million acres in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming.
Each HMA is different in size, geography, and type of horse. Some of the herds are of Spanish descent, others are large draft animals, and some are much smaller and known for being difficult to train. Some herds are mainly ‘paints,’ others bays, and some exhibit primitive
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heavy price for that. He's been accountable for it. He's worked aggressively with the Humane Society and other institutions to deal with animal rights and to make sure people don't make the same mistake he made, and I admire that."
The NFL's decision to name Vick as one of the 2020 Pro Bowl Legends Captains, a role that would see him mentor players and coach from the sidelines, was quickly met with criticism. In 2007, Vick served a year and a half in federal prison for his involvement in a dog fighting ring. I sincerely believe this needs to be printed in "The Paper’s" next issue to show the football viewing public the disrespect he (Roger Goodell) has for the paying public. Personally, I have given up watching anything that has to do with the NFL! Respectfully,
Joe Eterno Valley Center, CA.
A Celebrity in Our Midst
Dragging a drunk yesterday. Feeding him at Carl's Junior across from J&M (Restaurant, in Escondido).. He takes newspapers
features of a dorsal stripe and stripes on the withers and legs. Each herd is unique, but all have survived a gauntlet of serious selection criteria, generations of natural selection, of braving extreme heat and cold, and battling for breeding rights. This has resulted in animals that survive on meager rations and are resilient, tough-footed, intelligent, and well-suited to thrive in the West’s harsh conditions. The Bureau of Land Management is caught in a gridlock of lawsuits filed by a variety of interest groups that has hindered the agency’s ability to take action, including administering fertility control on wild horses. So, what options does the agency have? What realistic actions can they take to solve the problem they face? Euthanasia is not the only solution the BLM uses to limit the number of mustangs born. Many authorities advocate a program known as Trap, Neuter, Return Trap, Neuter, Return
Although a similar program allows for millions of stray dogs and cats to be trapped, neutered and returned to where they are caught annually, the BLM receives harsh criticism and lawsuits from activist groups when they try to implement such a program with wild mares. If permanent sterilization became an option, it would allow the horses to live out their lives in the wild as a nonbreeding population rather than in a holding pen. However, trap, neuter,
from his bag that he uses at night to keep warm. Among them, the current Paper.
Lenore in the CV adjacent booth asks do you work for The Paper? "No, but I used to know that Indian guy who writes for them."
Lenore then says to me, "You look like the guy who wrote about the military cemeteries. That helped me decide what to do when he dies." "Guilty," I confess. Lenore says," I love The Paper. I read the jokes and cut them out and send them to my brother in Texas. Would you autograph my copy?"
" I get my copy across the street." A kid runs over to J&M and brings back 5 copies. I autograph them. The drunk I'm with says, "I'm with a celebrity, so I better straighten up." Just thought you'd like to know the power of The Paper. /s/ Pete Peterson Escondido, CA.
Editor’s Note: Just so you know we are not telling tales out of school, our Pete Peterson the author of this week’s cover story, openly acknowledges that “he’s a
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return is not an option the BLM is currently considering due to protests and adverse feedback. Adoption, Rescues, and Sanctuaries
More than 2,300 horses and 300 burros were adopted in 2015. Half of those adopted out were by the nonprofit Mustang Heritage Foundation through innovative programs such as the Extreme Mustang Makeover and Trainer Incentive Program. Although the BLM annually spends more than $6 million in adoption expenses, they’re competing in an extremely saturated horse market with untouched and untrained wild mustangs that can be dangerous or otherwise undesirable. In attempt to keep wild horses from going to slaughter, the BLM doesn’t give adopters title to their horse until a year after adoption. This well-intended but restricting red tape makes it difficult for trainers to measure turnover of horses and the rural horse-owning demographic typically doesn’t like the federal government to control the livestock on their land. While adoption will continue to play a role in managing wild horses, it will not solve the problems. Again, do the math – an average of 2,602 horses and burros were adopted annually in the years 2015 to 2018. Consider that 10,000 wild horses were born each year 40,000 to 10,408. Half of the wild horses that were adopted out was through the nonprofit Mustang Heritage Foundation
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An official government translator was summoned. After he finally stopped laughing, the translator relayed the message: "WATCH OUT FOR THESE JERKS. 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 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
through innovative programs such as the Extreme Mustang Makeover and Trainer Incentive Program. Fertility Control
As befits every good Western story, we must have a villain. To many, this is the BLM. Now, we need a hero. Enter J.J. Goicoechea, a rancher from Elko County, Nevada. A long-time advocate for doing away with mustangs entirely, this day he leans against his dusty red pickup and talks about the symbol of the American West, the wild horse. It’s a pretty scene, a deep blue sky, rolling hills dotted by black Angus and twenty mustangs of various colors munching on the crested wheatgrass meant for the cattle Goicoechea grazes on public land.
“You gotta look up to them,” he says. “They’re tough,” the fourthgeneration rancher drawls. “But turn a blind eye, in five years’ time there’ll be 100 horse here, and this area won’t look so pretty.”
Goicoechea has long been on the other side in the wild horse controversy, but in this time of political polarization, he is promoting solution he feels will solve the problem and keep the mustang on the range and eventually eliminate the dreaded horse round ups. Goicoechea is doing the almost
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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.' ••••• 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.
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unbelievable. He has visited Washington D.C. to offer a compromise. Yes, in this time of disruptive political entrenchment, he is working for a compromise. Over the past three years, major ranching, hunting organizations represented by Goicoechea have quietly negotiated with animal welfare groups including the Humane Society of the United States, to develop a proposal that they claim meets the demands of both sides in the battle – it keeps the mustangs alive, yet it reduces the numbers of them on public lands. The hitch? The proposal would cost some $50 million a year to implement, swelling the BLM’s horse budget by two thirds. Secondly, most of the wild horse advocacy groups hate it. The detested roundups that animal activists hate so would be scaled up so that 20,000 horses and burros would be captured. These animals would be kept in private pastures and sanctuaries under ‘natural living situations;’ wild horse adoptions would be increased significantly, and the horses and burros would be more humanely treated. Will PZP Work?
The final rub? The plan includes fertility control using an injectable dosage such as Porcine Zona Pellucida (PZP). Grace Kuhn, spokeswoman for the American Wild Horse Campaign says, “This plan doesn’t benefit the horses at all, or the American taxpayer. It is just business as usual for the livestock industry. It could end up in the killing of thousands of America’s wild horses.”
Still, everyone agrees, to do nothing means the number of mustangs and burros on public land will balloon to 500,000 by 2030. Members of Congress seem interested in Goicoechea’s solution. Gillian Lyons, a senior legislative specialist for the Humane Society Legislation fund supports it as do several Congressmen and representatives from the Western states. “I believe in this solution,” Goicoechea says. In any case, fertility control represents a compromise. Neither the ranchers nor the BLM have bought into contraception on a large scale. In 2018, only 702 wild horses were so treated; the same number roughly, in 2019.
If wild horse populations were reduced to a manageable level and fertility control was applied to the point where population growth equaled the adoption demand, a publicly acceptable and sustainable program would result. Theoretically, this would work, but would require tens of thousands of
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Man About Town Cont. from Page 4
done it, Joe. I just said the Church lost a great priest when you left. You're a very special person." I don't think I ever saw Joe lose his temper or blow up - something that happens fairly often to broadcast talent. Radio has its share of prima donnas. Not Joe. He was as down to earth as you could ever imagine.
Tragedy also struck Joe. His wife, Cindy, died on the operating table during a surgical procedure. It shattered Joe when it happened, as it did his daughters. Joe did survive that tragedy, left KFMB for a brief stint in local tv (San Diego) but it didn't really work out.
Mac and Joe had 'magic.' When they were on the air the ideas, jokes, anecdotes simply flowed endlessly. Joe's characters, "Mother Butterbreast," and "Colonel KUFMUB," (his characterization of Paul Palmer, General Manger of KFMB) were hilarious. The thing was, though, the 'magic' was only there when Mac and Joe were on the air together. On those days when either Mac or Joe came down with the flu, or bad cold, and stayed home . . . the on air presence was just that of another dee jay - the magic was missing and the show was not all that interesting. Fortunately, Joe met another lady, a pyschologist, I believe. They married and now live in Utah. I believe Joe is no longer in radio.
Add in to the mix of the Hudson and Bauer show the unusual talent of a guy named Bill Balance and you had a radio station that was hopping from morning till late at night. In the afternoon drive time slot I did the traffic reports with a great pal Scott “Scruff” Evans.
Scruff left KFMB, married he married a very wealthy young woman. She succumbed to an illness and subsequent surgery and died. Scruff inherited her wealth and, last I heard, retired from radio and is living the good life. Bill Ballance has passed away. I attended his memorial service at the Valencia Hotel in La Jolla. The room was packed with colleagues from radio, all of whom had a "Bill Ballance story" to tell. 25 years in radio. It's been a lovely ride and people actually paid me good money to do what I loved and had fun doing. What a life!
I’ve gotten older now and my days behind a mike are behind me. But, thanks to all of those years . . . what memories!
Shower or Laundry?
In 2018 Governor Brown signed two bills which will have a major impact on water use in our state. AB 1668 and SB 606, which I opposed, created stringent water use mandates for all Californians.
One regulation involves a 55 gallon per day indoor water use limit. Contrary to some news reports, this is not an individual mandate. No one will be told they can’t take a shower or do laundry on the same day. The 55 gallon mandate requires water suppliers to meet that standard over the entire agency. Penalties for violations of these standards will fall directly on the agency, not individual customers. Even so, ratepayers will be heavily impacted. Penalties (up to $1,000 per day) that are assessed against water agencies will be passed on to all water ratepayers in the district. Conservation measures forced on the agency will also directly impact its customers. Additional standards for outdoor water use, based on vegetation, climate and other factors, will eventually be determined by the State Water Resources Control Board. No doubt those standards will also involve new penalties and restrictions. This legislation’s stated purpose was to “make conservation a way of life,” even during wet years
when trillions of gallons are flowing out to sea. But a top-down, Sacramento-imposed water mandate is totally unnecessary. Why have we spent billions locally to divorce ourselves from Northern California water if we’re going to be subjected to the same penalties and restrictions as other regions that have made no effort to conserve?
Individuals using more than 55 gallons a day are not causing a water shortage. Lack of political will to build new reservoirs, aqueducts, recycling is the real culprit. Californians should not be punished for the lack of common sense in Sacramento. Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.
5th District Supervisor
As we are now fully into 2020, I thought this would be a great time to talk about the current status of the County of San Diego. One of the questions I get asked most when I’m out is, what does a Supervisor supervise? Well, there are five San Diego County Supervisors and we are in charge of a variety of things from public health, food stamps, Registrar of Voters and many other items. We also manage state and federal dollars for local programs. I have the privilege of not only representing the cities of Carlsbad, San Marcos, Oceanside, Vista as their representative on the Board of Supervisors, but I’m also the government for a lot of the unincorporated areas. Those areas don’t have a city council, they don’t have a mayor, so I am their government official. Some of the District 5 unincorporated areas are Borrego Springs, Fallbrook, Fairbanks Ranch, Palomar Mountain, Rainbow, Ranchita Rancho Santa
Fe, Valley Center and Warner Springs. The County is in charge of your roads and highways, so if you have a problem, reach out to my office! We have many new projects coming to the unincorporated area including adding new sidewalks in Borrego Springs, working with the community on an evacuation plan in Valley Center and creating community driven plan for the Fallbrook Village area and formed based code. I’m excited to see all this transpire as we move ahead in 2020 and hope to see you out in the community!
Supervisor Jim Desmond
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America’s Wild Horses Cont. from Page 6
horses to be rounded up annually, hundreds of volunteers would have to be certified in PZP, and millions of more dollars would have to be allocated by Congress to the BLM. Then there is this. PZP is about 90 percent effective at preventing pregnancies. The process is this: Mares are given a primer dose, followed by a booster dose four to six weeks later; each year would require booster shots.
Will this process be adopted? It is hard to say. But one thing is known. The next gathering is scheduled for April 2020. Then, like an airborne sheepdog, a Judas horse will be released and buzzing helicopters will dart and scream across the landscape and thousands of frightened wild horse – symbols of America’s west will race toward an iron corridor into a holding pen, their days of roaming the wild lands forever over. (Pete Peterson’s short story collection, “After Midnight” is available on Amazon. He can be reached at: www.rlpetepeterson.com.)
Pete Peterson, Prolific Writer, Marine Veteran, World Traveler, Adventurer, Raconteur, Storyteller, Weaver of Magical Events, and a Frequent Contributor of Cover Stores for The Paper Additional Thoughts from Assembly Member Marie Waldron
Wild Horses – A Symbol of the West
Most people will agree that wild horses and burros should be protected, and that putting an end to slaughtering horses for human consumption has been an important step in that direction. Today, few Americans eat horsemeat, but loopholes allowing some horses to be shipped out of the country for slaughter needed closing. That’s why I co-authored AB 128 with Assemblyman Todd Gloria, aiming to prevent horses sold at auction to be later sold for slaughter. AB 128 passed the Assembly and Senate with wide bi-partisan support and was signed into law by Gov. Newsom last year. At the federal level, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have long been required to manage wild horses, and while the BLM has prohibited the sale of healthy horses to slaugh-
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throughout San Diego County, is celebrating one year of serving meals at the Oceanside Senior Community Center (OSCC) this month. To celebrate, Serving Seniors will have a special lunch service at the center on Thursday, January 23. Oceanside Mayor Paul Weiss and Serving Seniors CEO Paul Downey will discuss how the program has impacted the community and share goals for 2020, including expanding the number of meal services offered at OSCC. The lunch will be on Thursday, January 23rd with welcoming remarks at 11am and lunch following to 12:30pm at the Center located at 455 Country Club Lane, Oceanside 92054.
Serving Seniors also offers home-delivered meals to 114 homebound Oceanside seniors each day. To date, the organization has provided 45,315 nutritious meals to 384 unduplicated Oceanside seniors, including 36,056 congregate meals at the OSCC and 9,259 home-delivered meals. Meals provide one-third of seniors' nutrition requirements while accommodating dietary needs including low-sodium and low-fat diets. In addition to meeting nutritional needs, the congregate meal program offers clients an opportunity to socialize and connect with like-minded seniors. In 2019, Serving Seniors' clients reported living on a medium income of $930, with 80 percent living below the Federal Poverty Level. Since 1970, Serving Seniors has been dedicated to helping seniors struggling with poverty and hunger. The number of food insecure seniors is at critical levels in San Diego and loneliness and isolation can have serious consequences for seniors' physical and mental health. Good nutrition is integral to reducing the overalll cost of healthcare. Serving Seniors is a safety net for older adults, serving nearly 600,000 means annually and providing supportive services that keep seniors healthy and independent. Alliance for Regional Solutions Events Volunteers needed! Point in Time Count; The Regional Task Force on the Homeless is continuing their planning for the upcoming 2020 Point-in-Time Count, also known as WeAllCount. As most of you already know, San Diego transitioned to an engaged count methodology last year. Our mission is to engage and survey our unsheltered neighbors the morning of the count where they are at. The WeAllCount event will be Thursday, January 23, 2020, and there is still a big need for volunteers in North County.
2020 Coordinated Plan Workshops with SANDAG holding two Public Workshops; one planned for Wednesday, January 22, from 10am to 12noon, at SANDAG, 7th Floor Board Room, 401 B Street, San Diego 92010; and in North County on Thursday, January 23, from 2pm-4pm at the San Marcos Civic Center, Dining Room, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos 92069. The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is interested in hearing your ideas on how to meet the region's social service transportation needs. SANDAG will hold two public workshops to gather input on the 2020 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (Coordinated Plan). The first of these workshops will be held two weeks from today, at the next Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) meeting (details below). You're invited to provide input on ways to improve public transit and specialized transportation options for seniors, lowincome, and disabled individuals, and to discuss other issues pertinent to specialized transportation in the San Diego region. If you are unable to attend either of the workshops, please call the Coordinated Plan Hotline at 619.699.1934 to share your ideas and discuss additional outreach opportunities. For more information, visit sandag.org/coordinatedplan. Dragons and Snapdragons at Gloria
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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
Our Leaders Who Made a Difference
There are a handful of Presidents of the 20th century students of history and civics should get to know in understanding what made America the dominant global nation it is today.
For the most part, today’s young people (those under 40) pay little attention to our history and take for granted America’s position in the world. It was no accident how we got here and understanding how our republic works (civics) is central.
While today’s President Donald Trump is an easy target for his bombastic style, his isn’t that much different than was Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, an early 20th century president who found himself in the Oval Office due to the assassination of President William McKinley.
a Roosevelt, Republican, believed in a strong Navy. He U.S. the had Navy’s pre-World War I battleships of the “Great White Fleet” circle the globe showing off our growing power. “T.R.” believed in a “Big Stick” policy … as in … “walk softly but carry a big stick.”
Teddy oversaw the momentous building of the Panama Canal, opening the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, cutting in half the time needed to go from ocean to ocean without traveling around South American horn.
In 1900, the Republicans ran “T.R.” for vice president to get rid of him. As governor of New York, he had been an irritating maverick to old-guard politicians. Their plan backfired when McKinley was assassinated. As president, “T.R.” created havoc in both government and business with a vast variety of needed reforms.
Herbert Hoover was a popular postWorld War I humanitarian, but he’s best remembered for being an ineffective president. Hoover was complicated a character, yet an important historical figure. After WWII, he was asked by then-President Harry Truman to organize the feeding of millions of Europeans left homeless and starving after World War II. While he failed as a president, Hoover’s greatest accomplishment was being that of humanitarian. After WWI, he had organized the feeding of Europe, and again after WWII, still, Hoover gets the brunt of the blame for the Great Depression, the worst economic disaster in world history. During his presidency Truman pondered that “Mr. Hoover didn’t cause the Depression, it was created for him.”
Arguably, Franklin D. Roosevelt has been called America’s greatest president. He served more than 12 years, guiding the nation through the dark years of the 1930s Depression and into the last five years of World War II. Dozens of books have been written on “FDR,” making his presidency a pivotal time in the century.
However, probably one of our best presidents was Truman. Known among detractors as “His Accidency.” he became president when Roosevelt died a few weeks into his fourth term. Truman moved into the White House and became the only high school graduate of the century to become president. Ironically, “FDR” never had confided in Truman about the atomic bomb. He was told about the highly-secret $2 billion World War II project after assuming office. Truman had to make the decision to drop the two devastating bombs on Japan. It was his most momentous, (and one of the century’s most important) decisions any head-of-state ever made. An estimated half-million U.S. troops and as many as 1.5 million Japanese were saved from death that, if the war continued, surely would have occurred in assaulting the mainland of Japan.
Some five years after WWII, the socalled “Cold War” began and lasted for more than 40 years until Ronald Reagan built up American armed forces to the point it caused the Soviet Union to go broke trying to keep up. The accomplishments of presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy led us through the turbulent 50s and into the 60s. It was “Ike” who was the architect of our Interstate highway system, and Kennedy who launched us to the moon with our space program. Kennedy and his vice president, Lyndon Johnson, changed America with their quest for meaningful civil rights. Reagan was one of the nation’s most charismatic chief executives. He Staunchly was anti-Communist and dedicated himself to defeating the Soviet Union in order to end the Cold War. His building up our military resulted in out-spending the Soviets which caused their collapse. The world took a deep breath as the two super powers backed away from a nuclear war. For those of the younger generations who are bored with or lacking in history and a basic understanding of American civics, may I suggest they study these U.S. presidents. It might help whet your appetite for the necessary ingredients to being a knowledgeable and informed American.
Editor’s Note: For those interested, Tom Morrow has published his latest ebook, "A Primer to World War II.” This book is designed to point out key events during the pivotal 20th century event. It's a series of columns he’s written over the past five years in helping those who don't know have a better understanding of how close our way of life was eliminated. To receive your free pdf file of Tom’s new e-book, just send him an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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terhouses, the Forest Service has not. Last year, I signed a letter asking Senators Feinstein and Harris to add language to the Interior Appropriations bill to prohibit the destruction of federally protected wild horses and burros, and their sale for slaughter. Fortunately, the House and Senate included that language in the appropriations bill for the next fiscal year. As a result, both federal and state governments are moving to finally ban the slaughter of horses.
We need to come to a place in history where we have embraced the intent of the federal Wild FreeRoaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971, declaring these wild freeroaming horses as living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West and their enriching value to our lives. I am very glad to do my small part to help protect these wonderful animals. America’s wild horses and burros are a national treasure. Ensuring they survive and thrive is our collective responsibility. Assembly Minority Leader Marie Waldron
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McClellan Center - There are still tickets left for the Culture Caravan trip “Dragons and Snapdragons” in Encinitas on Thursday, January 23. Take a tour of American heritage at the Green Dragon Museum in Carlsbad. Continue to a docent led tour at the Botanical Gardens, with stories and information about the flora of San Diego. End with lunch at the Windmill Food Hall in Carlsbad. The bus leaves the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at 9:00am and returns at 3:00pm. Cost is $65. To reserve, call 760.643.2828. The Center is a onestop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community.
Kids 5 to 8 Try Roller Hockey for Free in Oceanside - Tri-City Inline Hockey League will hold Free Roller Hockey Clinics for boys and girls ages 5 through 8 years old 9:00 am to 10:30 am on Saturdays, January 25th, and February 1st, 8th, 15th, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Park’s outdoor rink, 4300 Mesa Drive, Oceanside. All San Diego County residents are welcome. Beginners and experienced players 8 years old & under – the league’s “mites” - will enjoy free skating lessons, fun games, drills, and scrimmage. Inline roller hockey is a very fast-paced but safer game compared to ice hockey. It is considered a contact sport, but body checking is prohibited. Players use inline skates, a type of roller skates unlike quad skates, which have two front and two rear wheels, inline skates typically have two to five wheels arranged in a single row allowing for better maneuverability. No skills? No gear? No problem! Loaner gear is available, or equipment "starter kits" (stick/shin guards/elbow guards/chest pads) are available for first time players only $50 with valid Spring Season registration, now ongoing. New players may borrow used skates, subject to availability.
Season registration fee for new Mite players is only $59 (includes a jersey) plus $14 if they have no AAU sports insurance yet. Spring-2020 Season schedule is with games on Saturdays March 7th to May 30th ending with fun playoffs and championship. (No games Easter week April 11th and Memorial Day May 23rd.) Practices begin the week of March 1st and continue once a week on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
For information about other divisions, Squirts (10 and under), Peewees (12 and under) & Bantams (17 and under), see www.TCIHL.com. The very first inline roller hockey league in California sanctioned by USA Hockey, Tri-City Inline Hockey League offers two seasons per year each Spring and Fall with clinics and pickup play between seasons. TCIHL’s mission is to stress the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, scholastic achievement, integrity, respect for authority, and to promote the game of inline hockey in North County San Diego. To achieve this objective TCIHL provides a supervised program under the rules and regulations of AAU/USA Roller Sports. Admission for TCIHL clinics and games is always free to spectators. Please see website for more details including league’s 27-year history, player clinics, season details, and registration. Questions may be addressed to email@example.com or call 760282-4452.
Farmers Open Golf Tournament Trip from Gloria McClellan Center - There are still tickets left for the Culture Caravan trip to the “Farmers Open Golf Tournament” in Torrey Pines on Saturday, January 25th. Be a part of the action and follow the pros through every hole while enjoying the beautiful Torrey Pines coast. The bus leaves the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at 8:30am and returns at 1:00pm. Cost is $67.
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Golden Gates & Moscow Nights Concert on January 26th - The Hidden Valley Community Concert Association is excited to announce their next concert. Golden Gates & Moscow Nights, from Kaluga, Russia, will perform at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, (CCAE), on Sunday, January 26th at 2pm. They will present an authentic introduction to Russian folklore through music, song, and dance. Back by popular demand, this will be an exhilarating and educational performance for audiences of all ages. Ticket prices are $30/adults; $20/seniors; $10/veterans, active-military, children and students. Thank you for your support of the HVCCA. For Tickets, call the CCAE box office at 1.800.988.4253 or go to www.artcenter.org.
Escondido Chamber of Commerce to Hold Open House - On Tuesday, January 28th, from 5pm-7pm, the Escondido Chamber will hold an Open House at their office at 720 N. Broadway. Are you thinking joining the Chamber, or is it time to get an update on your membership benefits? T^his is a great opportunity to learn more about the Chamber, and find out how your business will benefit form membership. Meet the Board of Directors, Ambassadors and Staff, and find new ways to market your business and participate in Chamber networking opportunities. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and beverages compliments of our Chamber Sponsors. The Open House is a free event, but you are required to register so they ave an accurate count of guests for food and dr5inks. For information and registering, call 760.745.2125 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org or the website at escondidochamber.org. Carlsbad Republican Women Welcome Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall and local Republican Candidates on January 28th At the January 28th luncheon meeting, the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF) club is pleased to welcome the Honorable Matt Hall, Mayor of Carlsbad.
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Matt Hall has been Mayor since 2010 and he will update us on the 2020 elections. Joining the Mayor will be the endorsed Republican candidates running for the Carlsbad City Council in District 1 (Tracy Carmichael), District 2 (Keith Blackburn), and District 4 (Phillip Urbina). Each candidate will briefly address the club and attendees will have an opportunity to meet with and ask questions of their City Council candidates. The Carlsbad City Council is “districted,” meaning voters will ONLY VOTE for the candidate representing their district. City Council Districts 1, 3, and 4 are up in this election cycle. These races are non-partisan; thus, the political party affiliation will not appear on the ballot. It is extremely important for you to know your district # and to know the Republican candidate who wants to represent you! CRWF is also honored to have club member, Dr. Melanie Burkholder, the 2020 endorsed Republican candidate for the 76th CA Assembly seat in attendance on the 28th. Dr. Burkholder will address the group and give us an update on her 2020 Assembly race. Several candidates for the 2020 Republican Central Committee will also speak at the meeting. Carlsbad Republican Women Federated is an active force in local political campaigns and CRWF members are ramping up to assist candidates, the Republican Party of San Diego County, and the California Republican Party (CRP) in this important election year. Carlsbad Republican Women Federated general meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011. Doors open at 11:00am and the program begins at 11:30am. Cost is $30 members/$35 nonmembers. For more information, contact Ann at (760) 415-7006 or email@example.com. Please RSVP no later than Friday, January 24th at 2pm. Check us out at www.CarlsbadRepublicans.com.
Carlsbad Chamber Upcoming Events Are you the next Carlsbad Award Winner? Nominate your business today for the Business Achievement & Distinction Awards. Deadline is January 29th. (Must be a Carlsbad Chamber member in good standing to be considered.) Winner will be announced at the 2020 Carlsbad Business Achievement & distinction Awards Luncheon on March 19th at the Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, 92008. For other events coming up, contact the Chamber at 5934 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad 92008
Meeting of Republican Women of California - San Marcos - We invite all who are interested to come and meet us, enjoy a lovely time and join us in the support and work of our goals. The speaker for our February luncheon will be Tony Krvaric, Chairman of the Republican Party of San Diego County. Born and raised in Sweden, Tony Krvaric vowed to one day come to America and pursue his American Dream. In 1992 he arrived in San Diego and started his own business in the computer industry. In 1998 he discovered his passion and joined A.G. Edwards as a full service Financial Consultant. In May of 2003 he was naturalized as an American citizen, calling it “one of the proudest days” of his life. In 2007, Tony was elected Chairman of the Republican Party of San Diego County. The luncheon will be on Monday, February 3rd, with registration and social at 11:00am; call to order at 11:30am at the St. Mark Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, Lake San Marcos 92078. Reservations and payment of $30 to Susie Glass by Thursday, January 30th. Email for reservations and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. PLAN AHEAD NOTE ON YOUR CALENDERS, Luncheon, Monday March 2nd. Program to be announced. S. D. Foundation Announces More Than
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drunk.” However, he has been sober for 47 years and as his commitment to help others achieve sobriety he often volunteers his time to alcoholics who need some support and encouragement. Good job, Pete Peterson! Proud of you!
Epilogue: Just got off the phone with Pete and he gleefully told me he was able to arrange for 45 days housng for his client. “He decided to get sober and now a miracle happened; we found him 45 days of housing so he’ll be off the street, which greatly enhances his chances at sobriety.”
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$2.7 Million in Available Scholarships The San Diego Foundation recently announced that hundreds of scholarships are available through the Community Scholarship Program for San Diego County students pursuing higher education during the 2020-2021 school year. Through the online application, students can access more than $2.7 million in available funds for 140 unique types of scholarships, including those for four-year universities, two-year colleges, graduate and vocational schools. Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students, and adult re-entry students. “Investing in our students is one of the best ways to expand economic equity and opportunity within our region,” shared Danielle Valenciano, Director of Community Scholarships at The San Diego Foundation. “The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship Program ensures that more youth in San Diego are setup for success as they persist through college and go on to join the regional workforce.” The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship Program is the largest in the region outside of the university system and provides a variety of scholarships. Since 1997, the program has awarded more than $33 million to thousands of students. The scholarships are made possible through the generosity of more than 100 donors who have opened charitable funds at The San Diego Foundation. The Common Scholarship Application can be accessed at SDFoundation.org/CSA. For more information about the scholarship process, contact email@example.com.
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Kolby is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 7-1/2 year old, 18 pound, male, Beagle / Dachshund mix. While Kolby is a physically attractive, senior dog, the care providers in the kennels say that his true beauty comes from the inside. He’s very loving and he really wants to be with people. Kolby was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the Friends of County Animal Shelters (FOCAS) program.
The $75 adoption fee for Kolby includes medical exams, vaccinations, neuter, and registered microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org
Ella is a 6-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier looking for a new home. She is a happy, energetic gal. Even though Ella is a big girl, she loves to sit in laps! Ella adores people and she would be happiest as the only pet in the home. Ella is great with small children, cratetrained and walks nicely on a leash. Meet her at our Escondido Campus to see if she’s the right match for your family! Her adoption fee includes her spay, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, a certificate for a free veterinary exam, waived enrollment fee for medical insurance from PetFirst and a license for residents in the city limits of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach and Vista. Ella is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3500 Burnet Drive. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (619) 299-7012.
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January 16, 2020
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 Rebecca Jones New Businesses Set Up Shop in San Marcos
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San Marcos is attracting a bevy of exciting new and expanding businesses. Have you visited the following locations yet? Firehouse Subs Meadiocrity Mead The Sanctuary by The Lost Abbey Stave and Nail Brewing Co Wing Stop
Thinking about moving your company to San Marcos, expanding your business or hosting City Council members for a business visit? Contact Economic Development Manager Tess Sangster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Escondido • Mayor Paul “Mac” Mcnamara Greetings Escondido,
I had a radio interview with KOGO and by the time this goes to press it will already have played. The interview was basically me talking about Escondido for about 20 minutes as if you didn’t live here. Not just what we have but the initiatives we were working on. It was easy to do, but it was one of those moments of pause in one’s life that really make you think about what a wonderful city this is.
As I went through in my mind the various areas that you would expect the mayor to talk about, I kept thinking how lucky I am, and we are, to live in this city. There wasn’t an area – innovation, art, culture, sports, education, affordability, location, etc. that didn’t have a lot of bragging points. What really struck me was that all of those bragging points are directly attributable to the people who live in this community. We are fortunate to have each other as neighbors. Thank you!! Semper Fi, Mac Paul P. McNamara Mayor of Escondido email@example.com
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New Shows Bring Disability Representation Front and Center RespectAbility "Fighting Stigmas Advancing Opportunities" is excited to announce that even though 2020 may havge only just started, they already have a lot of entertainment news to share with you! With one-in-four adults having a disability in the U.S. today, the lack of representation – just 3 percent on screen – means that millions of people are unable to see themselves in media today. Two new shows premiering next week are bucking that trend. The Healing Powers of Dude, a show about a middle schooler with social anxiety disorder, premieres on Netflix, and I, along with my colleagues Tatiana Lee and Ariella Barker, was proud to consult on the show. Everything's Gonna Be Okay stars Kayla Cromer, an actress on the autism spectrum, and it premieres on Freeform. And have you seen children's show Arthur's episode on "The Princess Problem?" Our former Communications Fellow Emily Kranking brings us a heartfelt piece on the topic. Did you notice any
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Dispose of Old Gadgets Easily
With new devices gifted during the holidays, residents often wonder what to do with old electronics and gadgets. Remember that cellphones, TV’s, tablets, computers or other e-waste should not be thrown in trash containers.
The City of Vista offers free, convenient disposal of e-waste and other household hazardous items, such as old paint or motor oil.
Drop off your old gadgets and electronics or household hazardous waste at the Collection Facility located at 1145 E. Taylor Street in Vista. It’s open from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. There is no fee to Vista residents; however, proof of residency is required. Diverting these items from landfills and properly disposing of them are both good for protecting our environment and for the whole community. Check CityofVista.com for a complete list of items accepted or contact the Public Works Department at 760.639.6177.
Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss PURE WATER OCEANSIDE
On December 18, the Oceanside City Council approved the construction of Pure Water Oceanside, a project that will purify recycled water to create a new local source of drinking water. In 2009, Oceanside’s City Council set a goal to have a 50% local water supply by 2030. Pure Water Oceanside allows the City to ensure it reaches that goal.
Once completed in 2022, Pure Water Oceanside will be the first operating advanced water purification project in San Diego County. The project will provide more than 32% of the City of Oceanside’s water supply, or 3-5 million gallons per day.
Pure Water Oceanside will purify recycled water using state-of-the-art technology that replicates and accelerates nature’s natural recycling process. The water is injected into the ground, where it will blend with the naturally occurring groundwater and recharge the aquifer. The water is then extracted and treated again and finally distributed to customers in the City.
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disability representation at the Golden Globes this year? While the word disability was not mentioned, two winners of Best Motion Picture, Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood and Missing Link, include people with disabilities as writers and voice actors. Finally, if you live in Los Angeles, don't miss Blind Talent, a play performed by a theater troupe consisting entirely of blind actors, including our Lab alumna Natalie Gross.
Thirty Abandoned Roosters Need New Homes - The San Diego Humane Society encourages rooster adoptions at its Escondido campus. The Humane Society is looking for new homes for 30 roosters. The birds were abandoned overnight on Saturday, December 28 at a feed store in Escondido. The owner left a note explaining he could no longer take care of the animals. The birds were taken to SDHS. The roosters, who are all healthy and social, are available for adoption at the Humane Society's Escondido campus. If you are interested in adopting, check with your city of residence to make sure you are allowed to have a rooster. Some city ordinances prohibit roosters. SDHS urges pet owners who are unable to take care of their animals to bring them to SDHS rather than abandoning them. SDHS is an open admission shelter, meaning the society will never turn an animal away. The Society's scope of social responsibility goes beyond adopting animals. We offer programs that strengthen the human-animal bond, prevent cruelty and neglect, provide medical care, educate the community and serve as a safety net for all pet families. Serving San Diego County since 1880, SDHS has campuses in Escondido, Oceanside and San Diego. For
Deadline Nears for EAA 2020 Art Scholarship Show The Escondido Art Association's (EAA) 2020 Art Scholarship Program for graduating seniors in any of the Escondido-based high schools is nearing conclusion, with presentations having been made by President Byron Marler at many of the Escondido high schools during the month of January. Once again, the $1,000 scholarship is being made available through the generous sponsorship of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Escondido. Prize money will be awarded in five categories this year: $500 for First Place; $250 for Second Place; $150 for Third Place; and 2 Honorable Mention awards of $50 each. Students are judged on their submissions of three pieces of artwork, an essay about their interest in art, and a letter of recommendation from their guidance counselor or art teacher. All Escondido high school seniors gifted in the arts who will be graduating this year are invited to participate and should visit the EAA website, www.escondidoartassociation.com, for complete information.
All entries are to be submitted to the Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue in Escondido by Saturday, February 29th from 11:00am – 4:00pm, or Monday, March 2nd from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. A Reception and Awards Ceremony will take place at the Artists Gallery on Saturday, March 14th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, with awards being presented at 6:00pm. Winners must be present to receive their awards.
San Diego Humane Society "Walk for Animals" - Wondering how to make 2020 the best year ever for you and for animals in need? Start things off on the right foot (or paw) by registering for the "Walk for Animals!" By planning ahead, you'll have a special event to look forward to - and you'll be able to take advantage of the early-bird registration. Not only is the Walk for Animals an incredible event that you can share with your family and friends (especially the four-legged ones), but your participating will make a lifesaving difference for nearly 50,000 animals in the coming year. Register now for North County, the Walk to be at Kit Carson Park on February 22nd; early bird registration until January 31st, $10/adults; $5/kids. Or register for San Diego Liberty Station Walk, on May 2nd; early bird registration until March 27; $20/adults; $10/kids. Register today. Contact the Humane Society at 619.299.7012 or any of the campuses: Escondido, 3500 Burnet Drive, Escondido 92027; Oceanside, (dogs); 2905 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside 92058; Oceanside (cats, small animals), 572 Airport Road, Oceanside 92058; or San Diego, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego 92110.
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The Paper • Page 12 • January 16, 2020 doomsday rhetoric about Y2K twenty years ago. That turned out to be a massive non-event created by the entire PC industry bent on boosting product sales with scare tactics. Could this be another “Chicken Little Sky fall”?
Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
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The Doomsday that came and went
By the time you read this column, Jan 14th will have come and gone and Microsoft will have abandoned Windows 7 to leave twisting in the cold winter wind. Microsoft warned us that those who do not upgrade to Win10 would not be protected. Like the Allied bombers in WW II targeting German cities well beyond the range of their fighter escorts. Like Davey Crocket and Jim Bowie at the Alamo, alone, out of bullets and out of luck. There is a tendency to dismiss the hype over the demise of Win7. We heard the same
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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 we're going to have to pee in the boat." •••• Cars will soon have the Internet on the dashboard. I worry that this will distract me from my texting. •••• Rrriiiiinnnnggg, rrriiiinnnngg, 'Hello?'
'Hi honey. This is Daddy. Is Mommy near the phone?'
'No, Daddy. She's upstairs in the bedroom with Uncle Paul.'
After a brief pause, Daddy says, 'But honey, you haven't got an Uncle Paul.' 'Oh yes I do, and he's upstairs in the room with Mommy, Right now.' Brief Pause.
'Uh, okay, this is what I want you to do. Put the phone down on the table,
Perhaps somewhat. It is definitely in the financial interest of Microsoft and the entire PC software and hardware industry to have everyone using a single operating system. Win10 has features that benefit “enterprise” users but offers little, if any tangible advantage over Win7 for home and small business users. Microsoft and the PC industry are working in concert to force home and small business users to switch to Win10 because it benefits them, not us.
As of Tuesday (Jan 14th), 30% of America’s Windows PCs still run Win7, 60% run Win10. To put that in perspective, there are about fifty thousand Windows desktop and notebook PCs here in San Marcos. As of today 15,000 of them are still running the Win7 operating system. What is going to happen to these users?
There are some large “preferred” Microsoft customers (corporations, schools and governments) who simply have not yet upgraded to Win10. For them Microsoft will, (for a price), continue to support Win7 exactly as they have since 2009. That’s right; nobody gets laid-off at Microsoft because Win7 run upstairs and knock on the bedroom door and shout to Mommy that Daddy's car just pulled into the driveway.' 'Okay, Daddy, Just a minute.'
A few minutes later the little girl comes back to the phone. 'I did it, Daddy.'
'And what happened, honey?'
'Well, Mommy got all scared, jumped out of bed with no clothes on and ran around screaming. Then she tripped over the rug, hit her head on the dresser and now she isn't moving at all!' 'Oh my God! What about your Uncle Paul?'
'He jumped out of the bed with no clothes on, too.
He was all scared and he jumped out of the back window and into the swimming pool. But I guess he didn't know that you took out the water last week to clean it. He hit the bottom of the pool and I think he's dead.' Long Pause
Even Longer Pause Then Daddy says,
is no longer supported. For Microsoft’s Win7 support group, it’s business as usual. They’ll continue to fully support Win7 just as before, but this Win7 extended (full) support is available only for Windows “Enterprise” and “Professional” users with “volume licensing agreements.” Full support is available for Microsoft’s “preferred” customers, but not for you. It is available, the work has been done, but we can’t have it.
So what’s the bottom line for us small business and home users who still run Win7 on our PCs? It’s our opinion that there will be no immediate dramatic repercussions. Our guess is that sometime in the next thirty to sixty days there will be a well publicized attack on some newly discovered Win7 vulnerability and that Microsoft will save the day by graciously offering the “fix” to all Win7 users, even though they are not obligated to do so. This salvation will come with a gentle
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Thirty-three-year-old Joseph Stancato of Denver faces seconddegree assault charges after allegedly hitting another man upside the head with his banjo on New Year's Eve. Bittersweet News
I have mixed feelings about this announcement.
Sad to be leaving North San Diego County and all my family and friends . . . but excited about the new opportunity in our nation's capitol, and finally making some big bucks.
I received a long awaited call this morning from the Trump administration. They want me to come to D. C. to work on Defense.
If I do a good job they say I'll get to work on DeRoof.
reminder that Microsoft won’t keep doing this forever and that users really need to upgrade to Win10.
Eventually banking, stock trading, commercial and social media sites will bar access to Win7 users and new versions of applications and programs simply won’t be compatible. Our recommendation to our users is to move to Win10 sooner than later. At the Computer Factory there are three ways to do this. Upgrade your existing tower/desktop/notebook PC to Win10 ($120165), purchase a Win10 “refurbished” PC ($200 and up), or work with us to design and build your own new Computer Factory PC (from $495-$4,000). Many of our small business and home users feel that Win10 not only provides no benefit, it also forces them to pay for the privilege of learning new ways to do the things they already knew how to do. It is difficult to dispute this logic.
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The "5K Paw Walk in the Garden" There's only one day of the year when you can walk your dog in the San Diego Botanic Garden. The 8th annual "5K Paw Walk in the Garden" will take place on Saturday, February 15th, from 8am to 12noon. Your Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) and the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) will join paws to raise funds that support people, plants, and pets. "Saturday is the perfect time to take your dog for a walk and the San Diego Botanic Garden is the perfect place,” says Kelly Peters, RCHS Director of Donor and Community Relations. “The 5K Paw Walk lets you do something you’re already going to do on the only day when you can walk your pet through the Garden.” The 5K Paw Walk in the Garden is the walk that every dog is begging to go on. Dogs love it. They get excited just driving through the entrance to the Garden. It’s not a race. Walkers can cover the full 5 kilometer / 3.1 mile course, but that’s optional. You don’t need a dog to participate. There are plenty of dogs there to pet. Day of event registration starts at 7:30am and paws cross the starting line at 9am. Register uourself, your team, or for a virtual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden o n l i n e : https;//rchumanesociety.org/events/5kpaw-walk-in-the-garden/. There will be pet products, food (for people), treats (for dogs), information and displays for animal lovers, a pet first aid station, and (of course) dogs.
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The above amendment to the complaint is allowed. ORDER
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000439 The name of the business, New West Ballet School, located at 1215 Linda Vista Dr., Ste B, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: New West Ballet School 1215 Linda Vista Dr. Ste B San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 2/10/15. /s/ Coral Bruni, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/07/2020. 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/6/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9029680 The name of the business, The Brookfield Group, located at 5094 Barry Street, Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Shawn Maundre Brooks 5094 Barry Street Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 12/16/19 Shawn Maun dre Brooks Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/16/2019.1/23, 1/30 & 2/6/2020
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STATEMENT OF DAMAGES (Personal injury or Wrongful Death) CASE NO. 37-2019-00029826-CU-PO-NC North County Branch SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO VISTA DIVISION 325 S. Melrose Dr. Vista, Ca. 92081
To: Optimist Club of Vista Plaintiff: Curren Bain, by a[nd through his Guarian ad Litem, Abbe Bain, seeks damages in the above entitled actions, as follows: AMOUNT 1. General damages a. Pain, suffering, and inconvenience $ 100,000.00 b. Emotional distress $ 10,000.00 c. Loss of consortium $ 0.00 d. Loss of society and companionshiip (wrongful death actions only) $ 0.00 e. Other (specify) $ 0.00 f. Other (specify) $ 0.00 g. (Coninued onf Attachment 1.g. 2. Special damages a. Medical expenses (to date) $ 5893.23 b. Future medical expenses (present value) $30,000.00 c. Loss of earnings (to date) $ 0.00 d. Loss of future earning capacity (present value) $ 0.00 e. Property damage $ 0.00 f. Funeral expenses (wrongful death actions only) $ 0.00 g. Future contribution (present value) wrongul death actions onlly) h. Value of personal service, advice, or training (wrongful death actions only) $ 0.00 i. Other (specify) $ 0.00 j. (Other (specify) $ 0.00 k. (Continued on Attachment 2.k. 3. Punitive Damqages Plaintiff reserves the right to seek punitive damages in the amou[nt of $ 0.00 Date: 1/3/2020 Frederic J. Milberg, Esq. /s/Frederick J Milberg 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/06/2020
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000342 The name of the business, Waring Court Pediatric and Adult Medical Group, located at 3230 Waring Court, Suie J, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Victor Michael Dalforno 300 Bedford Circle Carlsbad, CA. 992008 Stewart Fife Wilkey 550 Anchor Way Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business 1/1/2008. /s/ Victor Michael Dalforno Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/6/2020. 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/6/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000400 The name of the business, JTI Petitions, located at 32989 Luiseno Circle Dr., Pauma
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Valley, CA. 92061.
This business is registered by:
Christopher Sean Jordan
The name of the business, Roy’s Refurb
32989 Luiseno Circle Dr.
The name of the business, Sawyer Rae
Internet Sales, located at 720 Hillward
Productions Wedding and Event Planners,
Street, Escondido, CA. 92027.
located at 528 South Coast Hwy, Oceanside,
This business is registered by: 720 Hillward Street
This business is registered by:
Escondido, Ca. 92027
Linda Shirley Birdsall
31430 Melvin St. Menifee, CA. 92584 This
individual. First day business 10/31/2014
Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/11/2019 01/02, 01/09, 01/16 & 01/23/2020
Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907
'In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American ... There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag ... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English ... And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.' Theodore Roosevelt 1907
/s/ Christopher Sean Jordan conducted
Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on1/7/2020.
First day of business 10/01/19.
1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/6/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder
#2020-9000180 The name of the business, Western Mutual
STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWAL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2020-9000119 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: The Rustic Garden Box. THE ORIGINAL STATEMENT OF THIS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 12/5/2018 and assigned File No. 2018-9029925. LOCATED AT 850 Los Vallecitos Blvd., San Marcos, CA. 92069. MAILING DDRESS: 5131 Delaney Court, Carlsbad, CA. 92008. THE FOLLOWING PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: Linda Berry Jenerette 2153 Silverado Street San Marcos, Ca. 92078 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) /s/ Linda Berry Jenerette This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County on 1/03/2020.
01/02, 01/09, 01/16 & 01/23/2020
/s/ Linda Shirley Birdsall
First day of business 1/7/2020.
/s/ Roy Alan Asaro conducted
Roy Alan Asaro Ca. 92054.
Pauma Valley, CA. 92061
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego
1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020
Development, located at 929 Orchid Way, Carlsbad, Ca. 92011. This business is registered by: Edward J. and Laura J.
929 Orchid Way Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by a Married Couple First day of business 1/03/2020. /s/ Edward J. Scarpelli Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/03/2020. 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9029775 The name of the business, Rebate Real Estate, Rebate Real Estate 4U, located at 1755 Elevado Rd., Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: John, Chisholm, Feehan 1755 Elevado Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This
individual. First day of business 12/17/19. /s/ John, Chishold, Feehan Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/17/19. 12/26/19, 1/02, 1/09, & 1/16/2020
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
#2020-9000399 The name of the business, L.O.D. Enterprises, located at
Modesto, CA. 95354 This business is registered by: Abraham Salazar 2904 Bateman Lane Modesto, CA. 95354 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Abraham Salazar Filed
Diego on 1/07/2020. 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/06/2020
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9030141 The name of the business, MyKey Locksmith Services, My Key Locksmith Services, Mykey Locksmith Services, Mikey Locksmith Services, located at 1335 Mimosa Ct., Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Michael Daniel Garcia 1335 Mimosa Ct. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Michael Daniel Garcia Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/20/2019 01/02, 01/09, 01/16 & 01/23/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
The name of the business,
The name of the business,
W. P. Plumbing, located at
Bright North Accounting,
7104 Mimosa Dr., Carlsbad,
located at 325 Carlsbad
Carlsbad, CA. 92008. This
Wesley Neil Pashong 7104 Mimosa Dr.
My Local CFO
Carlsbad, Ca. 92011
2087 Westwood Dr.
Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This
First day of business n/a.
First day of business n/a.
/s/ Wesley Neil Pashong
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS STATEMENT
#2019-9028767 The name of the business, Village
located at 245 Main St., Vista, CA. 92083. This
registered by: Vista Village Realty, Inc. 245 Main St. Vista, CA. 92083 This
Diego on 12/12/2019 01/02,
01/23/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9029898 The name of the business, Enjoy Comfort While You Clean, located at 1595 ArcherRd.,San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Ramona Marie and Timothy Paul Probasco 1595 Archer Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 12/15/2019 /s/ Timothy Paul Probasco Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/18/2019 12/26/2019, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2020
#2019-9029475 The name of the business, Humming located
Road, Valley Center, Ca. 92082. This
registered by: Tara Christine Tellez 14443 Tyler Road Valley Center, Ca. 92082 This
individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Tara Christine Tellez Filed
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
The name of the business, Art and Culture, located at 259 Carissa Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is registered by: Roberto Diaz Jacobo 259 Carissa Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First
5/15/12. /s/Roberto Diaz Jacobo Filed
Diego on 12/26/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9030662 The name of the business, Global Provisions, located at 6503 Via Dos Valles, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. 92067 This business is registered by: Richard James Valentin 11733 Stoney Peak Dr. #125 San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 12/30/19. /s/Richard James Valentin Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/30/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000091 The name of the business, Inland Inspection Service, located at 18218-131 Paradise Mt. Rd., Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is registered by: Patricia Lee Kidd 18218-131 Paradise Mt. Rd. Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 6/01/2004. /s/Patricia Lee Kidd Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 01/02/2020 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
01/23/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9029152 The name of the business, Wildflower Studio LLC, located at 2151 Island Shore Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Wildflower Studio LLC 2151 Island Shore Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 10/1/2014. /s/ Michelle Dransart, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/09/2019 01/02, 01/09, 01/16 & 01/23/2020
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
#2020-9000517 The name of the business, Coastal Pacific Solutions, located at 727 Santa Paula, Solana Beach, CA. 92075 This business is registered by: Jacques Wixon 727 Santa Paula Solana Beach, CA. 92075 This business is conducted by an individual. First
1/8/20. /s/ Jacques Wixon Filed
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
#2019-9030102 The name of the business, Tania
Escondido, Ca. 92026. This
Diego on 01/08/2020 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 & 2/06/20
registered by: Tania Britto and Ricardo
The name of the business,
The name of the business,
Solana Beach Solutions,
Thomas Kinsey Books, tdk
by: Thomas DuWayne Kinsey
727 Santa Paula
718 Sycamore Ave., Sp. 26
Solana Beach, CA. 92075 business by
First day of business n/a.
/s/ Tania Britto Amaral
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Sycamore Ave., #26, Vista,
Paula, Solana Beach, CA.
1379 McLane Ln. business
Bier Amaral Escondido, Ca. 92026
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9028867 The name of the business, Pacific Home Repairs & Handyman Services, located at 656 Jacks Creek Rd., Escondido, Ca. 92027. This business is registered by: Salvador Agustin 656 Jacks Creek Rd. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 12/04/19. /s/Salvador Agustin Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/04/2019 1/02, 1/09, 1/16, & 1/23/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9030255 The name of the business, Curry & More Indian Bistro, located at 113 S. Las Posas Rd, Ste 111, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: OM SM Kripa, Inc. 113 S. Las Posas Rd., Ste 111 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/ Sunil Malhotra, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/23/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9030256 The name of the business, Curry & More Indian Bistro, located at 113 S. Las Posas Rd, Ste 111, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Shree SM Kripa, Inc. 113 S. Las Posas Rd., Ste 111 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 10/16/16. /s/ Sunil Malhotra, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/23/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000060 The name of the business, Hydroland Development Consulting, located at 728 Palomino Court, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Ricardo Alzaga 728 Palomino Court San Marcos Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 2/28/14.. /s/Ricardo Alzaga Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 01/02/2020 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9030598 The name of the business, Pamela Renee, located at 436 Paso Del Norte, Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is registered by: Pamela Renee Miller 436 Paso Del Norte Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 12/30/19. /s/ Pamela Renee Miller Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/30/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9029484 The name of the business, White Canvas Collaborative, located at 4878 Portsmouth Bay Ct., Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Maintenance Required LLC 4878 Portsmouth Bay Ct. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Co. First day of business n/a. /s/ Welssa Ushara, Manager Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 12/12/2019 1/09, 1/16, 1/23 & 1/30/2020.
CITY OF SAN MARCOS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP FIN20-01) AUDITING SERVICES
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency or City, invites proposals for the above stated Project and will be available on line via PlanetBids. Proposals are due up to the hour of 4:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020. WORK DESCRIPTION The work consists of providing professional auditing services related to the preparation of a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and its component financial statements by an independent auditor. LOCATION OF WORK Citywide. ESTIMATED BUDGET The estimated overall budget is $50,000/YR. TERM Three Years with Option to Renew for two additional years. AVAILABILITY OF DOCUMENTS The City uses PlanetBids to post and receive bids/proposals. Only vendors that are registered will be eligible to submit a bid/proposal for formal solicitations with the City. PlanetBids is accessible via the City’s website and direct link provided below and provides all documents at no cost to bidders/proposers. http://www.san-marcos.net OR https://www.planetbids.com/po rtal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=39 481 GENERAL The company to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such company, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex. DP 01/16/20 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
#2019-9029931 The name of the business, Smart Microbials, located at 806 Twin Oaks Valley Rd.,
registered by: Alfonso Garcia 2121 Skyview Glen business
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01/23/2020 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2020-9000211 The name of the business, Semper Fi Fund, Amierica’s Fund, located at Santa Margarita Rd., Bldg H-49, Camp Pendleton, CA. 92055. This business is registered by: Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund Santa Margarita Rd., Bld H-49 Camp Pendleton, CA. 92055 This business is conducted by a corporaton. First day business 5/02/2012. /s/ Thomas Benoit, Chief Financial Officer Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 1/03/2020 01/09, 01/16, 1/23 & 01/30/2020
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