Volume 44 - No. 01
A Sailor’s Dying Wish by Jennie Haskamp
January 02, 2014
After signing my pop, EM2 Bud Cloud (circa Pearl Harbor) up for hospice care, the consolation prize I’d given him (for agreeing it was OK to die) was a trip to “visit the Navy in San Diego.” I emailed my friend and former Marine sergeant, Mrs. Mandy McCammon, who’s currently serving as a Navy Public Affairs Officer, at midnight on 28 May. I asked Mandy if she had enough pull on any of the bases in San Diego to get me access for the day so I could give Bud, who served on USS Dewey (DD-349) a windshield tour.
The next day she sent me an email from the current USS Dewey (DDG 105) inviting us down to the ship two days later. We linked up with Mandy outside Naval Base San Diego and carpooled to the pier where we were greeted by CMDCM Joe Grgetich and a squad-sized group of sailors. Bud started to cry before the doors of the van opened. He’d been oohing and pointing at the cyclic rate as we approached the pier, but when we slowed down and Mandy said, “They’re all here for you, Bud,” he was overwhelmed. After we were all out of the van directly in front of the Dewey, shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries, Petty Officer Simon introduced himself and said as the ship’s Sailor of the Year he had the honor of pushing Bud’s wheelchair for the day. Unbeknownst to us, they’d decided to host Bud aboard the Dewey, not at the Dewey.
And so they carried him aboard. None of us expected him to go aboard the ship. I’d told him we were going down to the base and would have the chance to meet and greet a few of the sailors from the new The Paper - 760.747.7119
Dewey. He was ecstatic. The day before, he asked every few hours if we were “still going down to visit the boys from the Dewey,” and “do they know I was on the Dewey, too?” Once aboard, we were greeted by the CO, CDR Jake Douglas, the XO and a reinforced pla-
toon-sized group of sailors. To say it was overwhelming is an understatement. These men and women waited in line to introduce themselves to Bud. They shook his hand, asked for photos with him, and swapped stories. It was simply amazing.
They didn’t just talk to him, they listened.
Bud’s voice was little more than a weak whisper at this point and he’d tell a story and then GMC Eisman or GSCS Whynot would repeat it so all of the Sailors on deck could hear. In the midst of the con-
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Page 2 - January 02, 2014 versations, Petty Officer Flores broke contact with the group.
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Bud was telling a story and CMDCM Grgetich was repeating the details when Flores walked back into view holding a huge photo of the original USS Dewey. That moment was priceless. Bud stopped mid-sentence and yelled, “There she is!” They patiently stood there holding the photo while he told them about her armament, described the way it listed after it was hit, and shared other details about the attacks on Pearl Harbor . Bud finally admitted how tired he was after more than an hour on deck. While they were finishing up goodbyes and taking last minute photographs, GMC Eisman asked if it’d be OK to bring sailors up to visit Bud in a few months after a Chief’s board. I hadn’t said it yet because I didn’t want it to dampen the spirit of the day, but I quietly explained to GMC Eisman the reason we’d asked for the visit was simple: Bud was dying. I told him they were welcome to come up any time they want-
ed, but I suspected Bud had about a month left to live. Almost without hesitation, he asked if the crew could provide the burial honors when the time came. I assured him that’d be an honor we’d welcome. Leaving the ship was possibly more emotional than boarding. They piped him ashore. CMDCM Grgetich leaned in and quietly told me how significant that honor was and who it’s usually reserved for as we headed towards the gangplank. Hearing “Electrician’s Mate Second Class William Bud Cloud, Pearl Harbor Survivor, departing” announced over the 1MC was surreal. (photo below)
Later that night Bud sat in his recliner, hands full of ship’s coins and declared, “I don’t care what you do with my power tools; you better promise you’ll bury me with these.”
He died 13 days later. For 12 of those 13 days he talked about the Dewey, her sailors and his visit to San Diego . Everyone who came to the house had to hear the story, see the photos, hold the coins, read the plaques.
sure I missed a detail, or a name. What I didn’t miss and will never forget, is how unbelievable the men and women of the USS Dewey were. They opened their ship and their hearts and quite literally made a dream come true for a dying sailor.
True to his word, GMC Eisman arranged the details for a full honors burial. The ceremony was simple yet magnificent. And a perfect sendoff for an ornery old guy who never, ever stopped being proud to be a sailor. After the funeral, the sailors came back to the house for the reception and spent an hour with the family. This may seem like a small detail, but it’s another example of them going above and beyond the call of duty, and it meant more to the family than I can explain. There are more photos, and I’m
They provided the backdrop for “This is the best day of my life, daughter. I never in my whole life dreamed I’d step foot on the Dewey again or shake the hand of a real life sailor.” Without question, it’s the best example of Semper Fidelis I’ve ever seen. Jennie Haskamp USMC
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!
Submitted by Dr. Leonard Kransdorf, Detroit, Mi.
I then asked to see the jelly and Bob produced a foil packet labeled 'KY Jelly.'
ined the baby, checked his weight, and being a little concerned, asked if the baby was breast-feed or bottle-fed. 'Breast-fed,' she replied. 'Well, strip down to your waist,' the doctor ordered.
4.Law of Random Numbers-If you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy signal; someone always answers.
As a new, young MD doing his residency in OB, I was quite embarrassed when performing female pelvic exams. To cover my embarrassment I had unconsciously formed a habit of whistling softly. The middle-aged lady upon whom I was performing this exam suddenly burst out laughing and further embarrassing me. I looked up from my work and sheepishly said. . ‘I'm sorry. Was I tickling you? ' She replied with tears running down her cheeks from laughing so hard . .. .
At the beginning of my shift I placed a stethoscope on an elderly and slightly deaf female patient's anterior chest wall. 'Big breaths,' . . . I instructed. 'Yes, they used to be,' .. replied the patient. Submitted by Dr. Richard Byrnes, Seattle , WA I was performing rounds at the hospital one morning And while checking up on a man I asked, 'So how's your breakfast this morning?’
EMBARRASSING MEDICAL EXAMS
She did. He pinched her nipples, pressed, kneaded, and rubbed both breasts for a while in a very professional and detailed examination. Motioning to her to get dressed, the doctor said, 'No wonder this baby is underweight. You don't have any milk.' 'I know,' she said, 'I'm his Grandma, but I'm glad I came.’ Variations of Murphy's Law
6.Variation Law-If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now. 7.Law of the Bath-When the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone rings. 8.Law of Close Encounters-The probability of meeting someone you know INCREASES dramatically when you are with someone you don't want to be seen with. 9.Law of the Result-When you try to prove to someone that a machine won't work, IT WILL!
'No doctor but the song you were whistling was . . .'I wish I was an Oscar Mayer Wiener.' Dr. wouldn’t name.... submit his Baby's First Doctor Visit
1.Law of Mechanical RepairAfter your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to pee. 2.Law of Gravity-Any tool, nut, bolt, screw, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible place in the universe.
10.Law of Biomechanics-The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach. 11.Law of the Theater & Hockey Arena-At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle, always arrive last. They are the ones who will leave their seats several times to go for food, beer, or the toilet and who leave early before the end of the performance or the game is over. The folks in the aisle seats
This made me laugh out loud.
'It's very good except for the Kentucky Jelly. I can't seem to get used to the taste' Bob replied.
A woman and a baby were in the doctor's examining room, waiting for the doctor to come in for the baby's first exam. The doctor arrived, and exam-
3.Law of Probability-The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act.
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come early, never move once, have long gangly legs or big bellies and stay to the bitter end of the performance. The aisle people also are very surly folk.
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Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help. --------------------------
12.The Coffee Law-As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.
Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again,' giving obvious pleasure to the congregation. -------------------------For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs. -------------------------Next Thursday there will be try-outs for the choir. They need all the help they can get. --------------------------
Speaking of Mr. Gomez's article, we found it based on irrefutable facts, while Brother Danny Saenz' remarks are so flawed that it would take several historians a marathon in debunking his historical allegations one after the other. I was so impressed with Mr. Frederick Gomez's scholarly article that I, as well as my many friends and relatives, are adding it to our respective libraries. Mr. Gomez's affirmation at the end of his article, stating the truth of the Old and New Testaments gave me chills as well as moist eyes.
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13.Murphy's Law of Lockers-If there are only 2 people in a locker room, they will have adjacent lockers. 14.Law of Physical SurfacesThe chances of an open-faced jelly sandwich landing face down on a floor, are directly correlated to the newness and cost of the carpet or rug. 15.Law of Logical ArgumentAnything is possible IF you don't know what you are talking about.
Letters to the Editor Thank you, Mr. Lyle E. Davis, editor of The Paper, for printing such an outstanding and brilliantly-researched article titled "History's Most Famous Teenager: Mary of Nazareth," by Mr. Frederick Gomez, in your December 12, 2013 issue. I attend New Venture Christian Fellowship in Oceanside. Our pastor is Shawn Mitchell. Re: Mary of Nazareth
Irving Benson and Jessie Carter were married on October 24 in the church. So ends a friendship that began in their school days. -------------------------A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.. -------------------------At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be 'What Is Hell?' Come early and listen to our choir practice. --------------------------
16.Brown's Law of Physical Appearance-If the clothes fit, they're ugly. 17.Oliver's Law of Public Speaking-- A CLOSED MOUTH GATHERS NO FEET!
18.Wilson's Law of Commercial Marketing Strategy - As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it, OR the store will stop selling it!
Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones. -------------------------Scouts are saving aluminium cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children. -------------------------Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered.. -------------------------The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment and gracious hostility. -------------------------Pot-luck supper Sunday at 5:00 PM - prayer and medication to follow. --------------------------
While Mr. Gomez's article is so beautifully composed, I am somewhat puzzled and concerned about the hateful personal attack by a so-called Christian named "Brother Danny Saenz." I join you, Mr. Davis, in asking if such a racial and ethnic attack on Mr. Gomez's heritage is approved by Mr. Saenz' pastor? And if so, I further agree, that I would avoid Brother Danny Saenz' church like the plague. Many of my friends read this most hateful and personal assault on Mr. Gomez and it leads us to wonder what type of demons Brother Danny Saenz may be afflicted with? The rage and level of violent language he uses makes us concerned over his mental health. Perhaps his place of worship might suggest some spiritual counseling or psychiatric intervention for his own safety. Many churches provide sources to help combat alcohol abuse or illegal drug use.
God bless you, Mr. Frederick Gomez, for giving us such hope and rich blessings in the form of your precious article. And God bless you, Mr. Lyle E. Davis, editor of The Paper for printing it. Please forward this email to Mr. Gomez with an open invitation for him to join all of us for worship services. My family and I would be most honored to have him as our guest. /s/Dr. Michael T. Oceanside, California Drake, Grammar, Grammar . . .
19.Doctors' Law-If you don't feel well, make an appointment to go to the doctor, by the time you get there you'll feel better. But don't make an appointment, and you'll stay sick. ••••• I'm going to retire and live off my savings. What I'll do on the second day, I have no idea... ••••• CHURCH LADIES WITH TYPEWRITERS
The Paper is a great community paper full of entertaining and thoughtful articles, but oh, in the latest copy, you committed a faux pas by mentioning Evelyn and I instead of Evelyn and me 3 times! And this is not the first time. So a word to the wise.......
Also, I guess that I am one of the schmucks who had to pay $4400. and counting, for my hearing aids, since I am not a disabled veteran or a poor one or a veteran at all. So, for the time being, I will have to forgo the luxury of sleeping on a top of the line mattress from Escondido Mattress. So be it... Joyce Tanner North San Diego County, Ca. Dear Lyle: Questionable Doctors?
They're Back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for church ladies with typewriters. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals. -------------------------The sermon this morning: 'Jesus Walks on the Water.'The sermon tonight: 'Searching for Jesus.' -------------------------Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands. --------------------------
This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. Bring a blanket and come prepared to sin. -------------------------The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the Congregation would lend him
The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon. --------------------------
I pray that Brother Danny Saenz may be healed. Also, Brother Danny Saenz seems to be somewhat irrational in making a negative implication regarding Mr. Gomez speaking German. All of which has nothing to do with his article.
I was astounded to see your boycott of Dr. Valentina Obradovec. I needed work done
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A resident and taxpayer of the city filed a lawsuit alleging that the mailer that was subsequently prepared and distributed to City residents exceed the scope of the communications authorized on October 17, 2012. More specifically, the
In mid-2012, the City Council took action to present two ballot measures to the City’s voters on the November 6, 2012 municipal election ballot. The two ballot measures were later designated as Propositions N and P, respectively. Propostion N proposed various changes to the City’s General Plan. Proposition P proposed the adoption of a city charter. On October 17, 2012, Item 16A was added to the October 17, 2012 City Council meeting agenda. Item 16A consisted of a request by the City Manager for the appropriation of up to $20,000 for “Educational and Information Publications on Upcoming City Ballot Measures.” The accompanying staff report stated that the requested educational and information publications would be modeled on the material previously provided as a utility bill insert. The City Council unanimously approved the expenditure for “Educational and Informational Publications” requested in Item 16A.
2012 Campaign Mailer Settlement
plaintiff alleges that the mailer was not merely “informational” and instead constituted “campaign activity” that could not lawfully be paid for with City funds. The lawsuit alleges that the City and one or more City officers and/or employees violated constitutional and statutory law in connection with the mailer, including by failing to file various documents required by the Political Reform Act.
this important public interest. The plaintiff has agreed to dismiss his lawsuit after the City takes these actions. Escondido Police Checkpoints for DUI/Driver’s Licenses
I don’t know about you but when I pay to see a movie I want to see a movie not to be subjected to the same ads I generally am bombarded with at home on tv.
The City believes there is a possibility that a court might agree that state law was violated in connection with the preparation and distribution of the mailer, and that it is in the best interests of the City to enter into a settlement agreement to resolve the lawsuit. Accordingly, the City has agreed to a settlement that acknowledges the possibility that contrary to the intent of the City Council, a court could ultimately determine that the mailer was campaign activity. They have agreed to adopt rules and guidelines for the purpose of preventing City funds from being used in the future to pay for activities that could constitute campaign activity, and under the settlement, the City will satisfy any necessary disclosure obligations under the Political Reform Act. Lastly, the City agrees to reimburse plaintiff for costs incurred in enforcing
On Friday, December 27th, the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Sobriety / Driver’s License Checkpoint in the area of Grand Avenue and Spruce St. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public. DUI/Drivers License checkpoints have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries. A major component of these checkpoints are the deterrent effects it has on those who might drive drunk or drug impaired, bringing about more awareness and encouraging everyone to use sober designated drivers.
Following are results from this event: Ø 2,394 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. Ø 834 vehicles were screened in primary. Ø 8 FST’s were conducted, resulting in two DUI/Alcohol arrests. Ø 49 vehicles were sent to secondary screening (drivers who could not produce a driver’s license or who were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs) Ø 20 total citations were issued during the checkpoint. (6 for suspended license and 12 for unlicensed driver, 4 for no
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), checkpoints have provided the most effective documented results of any of the DUI enforcement strategies, while also yielding considerable cost savings of $6 for every $1 spent. Ninety Percent of California drivers approve of checkpoints.
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have, but minimually.
Bad enough to pay $6 for a box of popcorn and overpriced drinks and candy, but the theatre owner(s) have to gouge us for revenue they derive by hitting us with video commercials as well?
We, The Paper, seldom comment on international or even national stories. We normally leave that to ‘the big boys.’ But the ‘big boys’ ain’t doing their job. Someone ought to be telling the story of the proud and peaceful Thai people in their efforts to change government without resorting to blood and guts. ••••• Remember in last week’s column when we mentioned we were taking delivery on a brand new mattress and box spring set from Escondido Mattress? Well, they have arrived and we’ve been sleeping very well, thank you.
and box springs in and out of houses. Raul and Danny have it down to a fine art. I have a hunch both of them are in fine physical shape what with all the exercise they get on a daily basis.
Even worse than the movie,however, is having to put up with encessant video commerciasl which run for about 15 minutes solid. They we get about 10 minutes of previews . . . finally after almost a half hour, we get the feature movie.
Hope y’all had a fine time welcoming in the New Year and are now bright eyed and bushy-tailed - no hangovers plenty of rest, anxious to take on the new year and accomplish great things. ••••• Elsewhere in today’s edition you’ll see our review on the movie “The Secret Lives of Walter Mitty.” It’s a real stinker and we say why in the review.
Man About Town
Yesterday, it was about five years since we had gone to the movies. Having to tolerate what we tolerated yesterday it just might be another five years before we go again ... if ever. The movie houses ain’t what they used to be back in the good old days. ••••• Am amazed that the Main Stream Media is paying so little attention to what is going on in Thailand. It’s a peaceful protest demanding the government change. Peaceful.
Hundreds of thousands of Thai people gathering together to protest. Peacefully.
So far, the Army has not interfered or responded with violence. Occasional police units
Amazing thing to watch Raul Villapando and Danny Emdem, Randy Taylor’s grandson and heir apparent to the business, as they quickly and easily whisk away our old mattress and box spring, and just as quickly and efficiently move in our new box spring and mattress . . .even patiently waiting for a few minutes while Evelyn vacuums up the carpeting in the space formerly occupied by our bed. You and I would probably have a hernia develop if we were to try and cart those mattresses
Randy tells me 2013 was one of his best years ever. Great news and I hope 2014 is even better. Randy Taylor has been from retire to tryhing Escondido Mattress for years but he keeps being drawn back to the office. He loves his work and it shows in his fine craftmanship and easy dealings with his patrons. Those who drop in at Escondido Mattress at 1281 Simpson Way in Escondido, will always find a relaxed, smiling Randy Taylor who will delight in showing you his showroom and factory.
Good man. Good business. ••••• We don’t often cover sport in The Paper but this past Sunday’s Chargers game was one for the books. Probably the second best Charger game I’ve ever seen . . . the best was the Miami game with Fouts, Charlie Winslow, Kellen Joiner and company where the heat and humidity and a strong Miami team almost out. lights the turned
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Sunday’s game, however was a doozie.
The moon was in the correct phase, the stars lined up just right and the impossible happened. Miami and Baltimore both lost, the Chargers got a critical officials ruling of a first down on a fake punt run, the officials missed an illegal formation when Kansas City missed what would have been a game winning field goal (and, had it been called, (and had it been called the Chargers would have been penalized five yards and Kansas City would have rekicked . . . and probably made it.) And then it was over. The Chargers actually made it to the playoffs (in a game they probably should not have won. They were generally outplayed by the Chiefs).
Loren was an outstanding newsman, commentator, anchorman, environmentalist, gardner, husband, father, friend.
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I never met him personally but spoke with him several times by phone. Always a gentleman, always courteous.
insurance.) Ø Educational material was distributed regarding DUI problems. San Marcos sheriff's deputies arrested 21-year-old Emmanuel Andujo, who was identified as the primary armed robbery suspect involving another couple. He was booked into the Vista Detention Facility on two counts of armed robbery. Sheriff’s Deputies Nail Armed Robber in San Marcos
Deputies are still looking for the driver. According to deputies, they say the man with a handgun robbed a man and woman Friday night at the intersection of Rock Springs and Nordahl roads.
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He handled his terminal diagnosis with the same matter-offact treatment he gave to any subject he was reporting on. He created a blog and wrote his thoughts, both cheery and dismal, as the disease progressed. He knew he was not going to get better but he determined that he and his wife and family would enjoy what time he had left on earth . . . and he did. He traveled, he wrote, he laughed, he cried, and he shared with us his travels.
The young couple, in their 20s, were from out of town but had met up with the man about 8 p.m. to pick up a quad ATV, which a mutual friend had hired him to fix.
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Of such events are legends made. ••••• All of us who scribble for a living are saddened to see Loren Nancarrow end his courageous battle with terminal brain cancer this past weekend. Loren passed away with his family and friend present and in peaceful repose. By all accounts, he did not suffer.
There was a paddle-out ceremony this past Monday at Seaside Reef, part of Cardiff State Beach. Family, friends, and admirers of Loren’s were invited to join in a celebration of his life. They turned out with paddle boards, surfboards, kayaks . . . and flowers. They paddled out and, as one, left the flowers in the ocean, in memory of one of ther own, Loren Nancarrow.
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Adults are welcome to join in; accompanied adults are free. The class fee is only $5 for more than two hours of fun and learning; fees support the Shade Sails for the Children’s Garden. Your registration for the class includes your visit to the Children’s Garden and all the fun places and things there are to do.
able for a reasonable fee.
Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: email@example.com GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently honored Pam Irwin for five years of active participation in the club. CWONC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Members are dedicated to strengthening their communities and enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. For more information on our upcoming meeting, Monday, January 13, at the San Marcos Senior Center, 111 Richmar, San Marcos, contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or Contemporary Women Honors Member
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On Saturday, January 11, from 10am to 12noon, come to the Kids in the Garden Class and discover Bugs and Butterflies with Farmer Jones. Learn what makes an insect an insect; turn over rocks and investigate under logs to find the tiny creatures who live all around us and we might even find some spiders and their webs. A close look at the compost will reveal sowbugs and other busy bugs. Because we have planted milkweed and passion vines, learn about the life cycle of the monarchs who come right to Alta Vista Gardens, the caterpillars who chew on the leaves and then metamorphose into butterflies who feed on the flowers. Make a butterfly craft to take home. lion in court. End of the story? Not hardly.
From left, Kathleen King and Pam Irwin “Kids in the Garden” Class on January 11
You might also want to look into the history of Dr. Kris Ghosh of San Marcos. I had a horrific experience with him, but luckily he dumped me as a patient before he could do any harm. A few weeks ago, I googled his name just for the heck of it and my jaw literally dropped. [There] is a majorpowerhouse story here. NBC 7 news ran a piece: (http://www.nbcsandiego.com/ news/health/Kelly-CurrieKris-Ghosh-PalomarHealthcare-MedicalMalpractice-160857515.html). She and her husband were awarded a payout of $1.2 mil-
on my teeth and so I considered calling her office. Then I received a post card in the mail advertising her services. This seemed like a desperate attempt to get business so I went on the Dental Board of California look up and went into shock. She had multiple (allegations of) offenses of negligence and out-and-out dishonesty. She was set to have a hearing regarding her license to practice dentistry and the possible loss of her earning power is probably why she was trying to get as many patients as she could in a short amount of time.
He still practices medicine with his sister in San Marcos. The name of the facility is the Center for Gyn Onocology at 955 Boardwalk Street, Ste 100, San Marcos, CA 92078. Editor’s Note: Dr. Ghosh received three years of probation by the Medical Board of California and is prohibited from supervising Physician Assistants as of 11/21/2011). Dr. Michael Berger, senior physician and past member of the board of directors for Palomar Medical Center has had significant problems with the Medical Board. He is reportedly still practicing though he is under SEVEN YEARS PROBATION WITH VARIOUS TERMS & CONDITIONS. RESTRICTIONS: PROHIBITED PRACTICE AND PROHIBITED FROM SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, EXCEPT IN A HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM SETTING. As of 5/19/2008 Editor’s Note: See:
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Malia and Makena Leonard show their Butterflies When you join and buy a family membership in Alta Vista Gardens, the monthly Kids in the Garden class is free for a year. Donations are gratefully accepted. Pre-registration with Farmer Jones is required. Contact email@example.com or call 760.822.6824. Alta Vista Gardens is located at 1270 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at the top of the hill inside Brengle Terrace Park. Visit the website at www.altavistagardens.org for more information. School field trips, Scout badge sessions, and club tours are also avail-
Escondido Chamber Announces Events Coming Up Soon – 1. “Plates for Eight;” first Tuesday and third Wednesday. Each month the Chamber selects restaurants for you to meet with other business members during the lunch hour. Get to know your fellow chamber members and make important business connections. Would you like to be a table host? Attend the first meeting January 7th from 11:30am-1pm. Location to be announced. RSVP to Rorie@escondidochamber.org. 2. “What You Need to Know About the Federal Labor Law Changes for 2014” – Develop Your Business Workshop, on Tuesday, January 14, from 7:30-9:30am. Experts in payroll and business law will be here to present the changes in Labor Laws for 2014. Make sure you are in compliance. Coffee and pastries will be served. RSVP, to receive a free
Chief Agronomist to Speak at Vista Garden Club Meeting - The Vista Garden Club will meet at 12Noon on Friday, January 3rd, at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. Mary Matava will be speaking on “Amendments for Your Soil.” Mary is President and Chief Agronomist for Agri Service, a green waste recycling business. She operates the Oceanside El Corazon Compost Facility which processes over 50,000 tons of wood and green waste annually into compost and mulches. Many gardeners have benefitted from the wonderful mulches and composts. For information go to www.vistagardenclub.org.
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I thank you for having the guts to stand up for what is right. The Pastor Says . . .
Thought you would appreciate the feedback. Warmly, Sam Brumit
Lyle, I thought I would share something with you that you would appreciate. I wrote the last article for the paper and it was during Christmas time which is a busy season for a pastor. I kinda pushed it out the door and really really regretted that I did not have more time to do a better job.
I am sure there are times when we all feel that way. I guess it is those times that God uses us in spite of us. Anyway, I received following call... (Listen to the voicemail attached to this email). It brought tears to my eyes when I heard this young man share. It reminded me that it is God that does the work and we are simply his tools.
Editor’s Note: We did listen to the audiotape of the voicemail and were equally impressed. The young man said he’d been a Christian all his life but over the past year he’d been having some difficulties. He had gone to a liquor store to buy some liquor when he saw a copy of The Paper and picked it up. He read “The Pastor Says . . .” written by that week’s featured pastor, Pastor Sam Brumit of Mission316, San Marcos. He was touched by the pastor’s message and was inspired. He intends on visiting Pastor Sam’s church.
http://www2.mbc.ca.gov/Breez ePDL/document.aspx?path=\ DIDOCS\20130222\DMRAAA
Rest assured that your paper is doing some good out there in the world. I appreciate the opportunity you give me and others to share. Every once in awhile we are reminded that there is a purpose for every-
We, too, were pleased with the fact that The Paper can help bring inspiration to our readers by featuring outstanding local pastors who each have one written message per month in our “The Pastor Says . . .” series. Something on your mind? Give us your thoughts with a Letter to the Editor. Preferably, around 250 words. Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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updated Labor Law Poster, to Rorie@escondidochamber.org or call 760.745.2125. 3. Chamber Open House and New Member Reception on Tuesday, January 21, from 5-7pm. It’s a great idea for you to attend the Reception/Open House whether or not you want to actively participate in Chamber opportunities, find new ways to market your business, or learn how your business benefits from membership. RSVP email@example.com or call 760.745.2125. Ron Parker to Speak at Escondido Senior Anglers Meeting – On Friday, January 10, at 9:30am, the Escondido Senior Anglers will be meeting at the Park Avenue Senior Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. The special guest speaker will be Ron Parker, Director of Community Events for the club. Ron will present a photo story and review of the 2013 year’s activities, covering fishing outings, campouts, icnics, saltwater trips, and other activities, both social and charitable. This energetic over-50 crowd of men and women participate in both fishing, youth derbies, picnics, RV camp-outs and other community service events. Guests are always welcome at the meeting; call Ron Casapulla 760.7364009 for information (reservations not required). All meetings are free. Also you may win one of several valuable door prizes in the drawing.
Local Woodworkers Featured in Exhibition – At the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, local woodworkers will be featured in an exhibition to run from January 10 to February 1. The opening reception on Saturday, January 11, from 5:30pm to 8pm provides an opportunity for the public to meet the featured woodworking artists. “Wood, A Furniture Show V,” curated by Brian Murphy of Murphy’s Fine Woodworking and in conjunction with the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association, showcases some of the best furniture makers, wood turning and marquetry artisans in Southern California. Exhibiting artists include Brian Murphy, Amal & Shem cNew, ad Aaron Radelow of Escondido; David Marr, Patrice leJeune, Reuben Float, and Del Cover of San Diego; Paul Applequist of El Cajon; William Bardick of Temecula; and Lee Covill from Oceanside. For more info about the exhibit, visit the website at www.escondidoarts.org. The Gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Avenue. Hours are Tuesdays 11am-5pm; and Thursdays thru Saturdays 11am4pm. Second Saturdays Workshop will be Free Arts and Crafts Activities – Families: Create jazz-inspired crafts at the next Second Saturdays workshop on Saturday, January 11. Once each month the Education Department of The Center offers free art and dance activities to engage and entertain the whole family. The
short business meeting, and will be presented by William Whittenbury on the topic “The Fleet That Never Sailed.” DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is descended lineally from a patriot who provided aid in some way in American’s fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. Contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
one to two-hour classes, held in Studio 1 and 3, explore art or movement. Materials are provided – at6tendees bring their creativity! This program will be held from 10am-12noon. January’s theme of jazz, families can use pastels and paint to create art. During the workshop, jazz music will be playing in the background so families can move to the beats while creating their crafts. You will also be able to make a guitar out of a tissue box or shoebox and can pretend to make your own music. All ages are welcome. No preregistration is required. Just show up. For more information about Second Saturdays, contact Education Coordinator Kirsten Vega at 760.839.4176 or email@example.com, or visit the website at www.artcenter.org/performances. The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido.
DAR Chapter to Meet Saturday, January 11 – The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet on Saturday, January 11, at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside, beginning at 9:30am with a breakfast buffet. The program will follow a
Jazz Concert to Showcase Metta Quintet Performing with Local Students – High school jazz band students to learn from and then play along with the acclaimed Metta Quintet. The California Center for the Arts, Escondido's first "Center Stage" performance of the New Year, will offer local high school music students the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with a professional jazz quintet on stage in a 1,500-seat theater. The "Center Stage" program introduces students to live theater through weekday matinee performances that connect to a variety of curriculum areas-- history, literature, science and, of course, music and dance. Then at 10am on Tuesday, January 14, the “Center Stage” will feature a JazzReach presentation titled "Get Hip!" with Metta Quintet. All of JazzReach's artistic programming is carried out exclusively by the quintet, the organization's critically acclaimed resident ensemble. But
now, local teens are also going to get in on the act! Prior to the "Center Stage" performance, JazzReach will be conducting a three-day intensive with jazz band students from Escondido High School and Valley Center High School. Each school will work with Metta Quintet for two hours a day and then the music students will perform live with the group on January 14 in the Center's Concert Hall. This experience is being offered to the schools at no cost to the students. The students will be practicing with the quintet in the rehearsal studio at the Center campus in the afternoon and evening hours on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 12 and 13. In addition, while "Center Stage" performances are usually reserved for youth, tickets for this special show are being opened up to the students' parents and families as well as the general public. Tickets are available at the regular price of $4 per seat. To reserve seats, call the Center's Ticket Office at 800.988.4253, which is open from noon to 6pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5pm, on Sunday. Teachers should give the ticket representative their email address in order to receive the Educators' Guide and any performance notifications. To learn more about the Education Department's "Center Stage" series and other programs, visit www.artcenter.org/education or contact Education Manager Rebecca Noland at 760.839.4179 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Charity Wings Art Center Sponsors 24-hour Global Hope-athon – In conjunction with the 2014 Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) Mega Show and in coordination with the newly formed Fabric Arts Council’s Banners of Hope project,
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their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday. -------------------------Low Self Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 PM . Please use the back door. --------------------------
The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the Church basement Friday at 7 PM .. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy. -------------------------Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance. --------------------------
"Hello, President Obama," a heavily accented Swedish voice said. "'Dis here is Sven, over here at Gothenberg, Nebraska. Ve don't like some a yer policies so I am callin' to tell ya that we are officially declaring war on ya!" "Well, Sven," Barack replied, "This is indeed important news! How big is your army?"
President Barack Obama was in the Oval Office when his telephone rang.
••••• NEBRASKA Declares War on the USA
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
monarch, Queen Victoria.
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The two world wars saw tens of thousands of colonials taking up arms for the kings, queens and emperors who had subjugated them. Many colonials took up arms voluntarily, while thousands more were conscripted (drafted). Most of those who volunteered did so in the belief their military service would be rewarded with national independence. By the turn of the 20th century, much of Africa was colonized. Belgium, Germany, France, Holland, and, of course, Great Britain, had carved up the “dark continent,” as it was known. During World War I, some 83,000 Africans fought with the Allies, (Britain, Russia, France, Italy, United States, against Germany, AustriaHungary, and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). Those are just the major players. A number of smaller nations fell in behind both sides.
The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new campaign slogan last Sunday: 'I Upped My Pledge - Up Yours. ••••• Obama shook hands with Cuba’s President, Raul Castro, at Mandela’s Memorial. People were outraged and asked, “Why would you want to be seen with that guy?”
"Right now," said Sven, after a moment's calculation, "there is myself, my cousin Knute, my next-door-neighbor Ole, and the whole Texas Holdem Team from Timberjacks
"Wow," said Sven, "I'll haf ta call ya back!"
Barack paused, "I must tell you Sven that I have one million men in my army waiting to move on my command."
Commonly known as “World Wars,” those bloody global conflicts of the 20th century were more about maintaining control of colonial territories staked out by the empires of Germany, Belgium, France, Great Britain and, of course, the United States, more so than any other reason. World War I amounted to a deadly squabble among socalled royal families and their colonies. Interestingly enough, the primary players were cousins -- (King George V of Britain, Czar Nicholas of Russia, and Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany), all grandsons of Britain’s long-reigning
The ‘Colonial’ Wars
Castro answered, “I didn’t, but all of a sudden, there he was, shaking my hand.”
Sure enough, the next day, Sven called again. "Mr. Obama, da war is still on! We have managed to acquire some infantry equipment!"
During World War II, we saw the end of colonial empires. Most of the colonies in the Far East held by France, Britain, and Holland, were given independence by the 1950s. Some
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only after civil war (Indonesia from the Dutch, and IndoChina (Vietnam) from France. Much of the financial and military aid given to Great Britain by the U.S. before and during World War II, was done so with the understanding that after the war, it’s colonies would be given independence. In a private agreement between President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Britain would give (albeit reluctantly) independence to her colonies around the world. Churchill had no choice. Without U.S. help in money, The editor of The Paper asked me to write a few words about a recent elk hunting trip I took with a friend to Wyoming. I hesitate to do this, because of the reactions of some people, but I think it is appropriate to address the subject. HUNTING
food, military equipment, and manpower, Britain would have been overrun by Germany in Europe and Japan in the Far East. Both of these results would have threatened the freedom and democracy of the United States. A British Empire where the sun never set, today has been shrunk to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Most of Britain’s former colonies (India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, North and South Rhodesia, Kenya, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, British Honduras, among the primary countries), today are independent or comthey feel it is non-essential, i.e. for food, cruel, and a power play over the animals. Yet, is there any legitimacy to the sport?
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Although few like to think of it, the United States had its own “colony” with control of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Gained control by the U.S. as the “spoils” of war from the Spanish-American War (1898). The Philippines were given their independence on July 4, 1946. But, to maintain our Pacific foothold for defensive purposes, we have maintained our control of the islands of Guam in the Pacific and Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. However, each of these two islands are U.S. territories and have their own less killing. I am grateful to statewide conservation policies conducted by Fish and Game Departments to keep this under control. However, since the explosion of just about every wild species new policies have been adopted.
monwealth nations. Most are economically tied to Britain.
elective governments with (non-voting) representatives in Congress. Many of those respective island residents have hopes of one day becoming a state.
Today, in many cases around the world, new borders have been drawn, governments have been formed, many were changed, some overturned, and other solidly established. Some countries disappeared altogether. While little was settled during and after World War I, (proba-
Every year thousands of men and women apply for and purchase hunting licenses. They hunt birds, deer, bear, elk, moose, sheep, and some lesser known species such as coyotes, wild pig, wolves, and mountain lions. Any number of groups and individuals oppose this activity, because
Pastor Richard Huls, Retired
As a naturalist and lover of wild life , I enjoy seeing the elk, deer, wolves, beaver, bear, and many other species roaming the countryside. There has been an amazing recovery of wild life since the early 1900s when many species were on the brink of extinction due to over hunting and sense-
A recent issue of Time Magazine covered the subject of wild animal control at great length. It stated that the populations of most wild, i.e. not domesticated, animals has exploded to the point that in many states they are out of control. Human beings and wild animals are at odds. Recently, a woman was mauled by a black bear in a suburban area in Florida. Coyotes roam city streets, stalking family pets, and are known to attack human beings. Raccoons are notorious for knocking over trash cans looking for food and often make residence in attics. The deer populations in most Eastern states, such as Michigan and Wisconsin, are so large that it is hazardous to drive the roads at night. In my own family, five out of seven members have been involved in deer collisions. In the area around Yellowstone Park, grizzly bear and wolf populations have become a crisis threatening livestock and residents.
For the hunter it is a sport, cause, comraderie, and the meat. All hunters are obligated to use the meat. It is never to be wonton waste. Hunting is an ancient practice where even the Bible speaks of it
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As a hunter, and I have hunted and killed many wild animals, I am a part of, along with millions of others, a community that seeks to help balance the expansion of various species. Too many of even the best animals is not good for vegetation, breeding, spread of disease, and variety. Too few can lead to extinction and lack of enjoyment for the sightseer. Most Fish and Game Departments have a good idea of animal and bird populations and issue licenses, often by lottery, to hunters to help keep populations in check. I share that sentiment.
with both skill and palate desire.
Genesis 10:8 records that Cush became the father of Nimrod – he was a mighty hunter before the Lord. And in Genesis 27:3 a blind Isaac summons his son, Esau, and says “Now then, please take your gear, your quiver and bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me, and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love.”
Esau was successful. So was I. It is a joy to share in that ancient sport and tradition.
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bly made worse), World War II, was the defining event of not only the 20th century, but probably in the history of the world. There’s no doubt the evil empire building of Germany and Japan was crushed and democracy was established in most of the formerly colonized nations.
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If you haven’t closed out your books for 2013 yet, you may want to consider cutting a check for a very worthwhile organization that does wonders in saving the lives of pups, dogs, kittens and cats. The Escondido Humane Society.
Sally Costello, Executive Director of EHS, reports that this year some of their longterm residents were adopted. The following animals were with them for over a year and are now enjoying their first holidays with their new families: Dogs - Annice, Estelle, Wonka, Mayer, Truman, Athena, Patty Jo, Bennie, and Mimi Cats - Daniella, Dakota, and Berta Rabbits - Sparkle and Gypsy, Suzanne, Charm, Arabella, Clara, Simone, Josh, Tansy, Gerald, Cupid, Timothy, Tea and Laurel, Vida, Coconut, and Isabel
Charity Wings is presenting 24 hours of world-wide crafting events to be streamed live starting Wednesday, January 15, at noon PT and ending at noon PT Thursday January 16th. The “Banners of Hope” project features fabric-based banners created before and during the CHA Mega Show to express messages of hope and encouragement in an artistic format. During the 24-hour Hope-athon, Charity Wings Art Center will sponsor 48 live-streamed technique demonstrations and workshops by internationally renowned artists so that viewers worldwide may contribute their own banners of Hope to the project. The community and press are invited to attend this free event where they will be guided to create their own banner of hope to become part of a traveling exhibit that will be displayed in locations such as hospitals, children’s centers and shelters to benefit those in challenging circumstances. Charity Wings Art Center is a 501(c)3 corporation engaged in providing creative arts programming for other non-profits serving at-risk and challenged populations, as well as fund-raising projects for charities worldwide. The Charity Wings Art Center is a place for people of all ages to Gather, Give Back and Create. For more information about this event, visit www.charitywings.org or call Elena Lai Etcheverry, 619.850.3777. Vista Soroptimist to Hold Human Trafficking Awareness Event and Walk Soroptimist International of Vista invites the members of all North San Diego County communities to attend the 8th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day Program and Walk, to be held on Saturday, January 18, from 1pm to 3pm, at downtown
Your generous donation has the power to create a brighter future for animals like Truman who was with EHS for more than three and a half years. If you haven't already, please consider making a donation that will ensure a safe and secure future for homeless animals by making a gift today. Evelyn and I have been blessed with two rescue pups, Trixie (whom Evelyn insists on calling Amber) and Cindy. Both are Chihuahua mixes and they have become “our daughters.” They are spoiled rotten.
These two little girls have given us so much joy and happiness that it’s hard to imagine life without them.
University Women to Meet; Hear Speaker Donna Walker – On Saturday, January 18, at 10am, the Escondido/San Marcos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet in Dittus Hall at Redwood Terrace, 710 W. 13th Avenue, Escondido. Donna Walker, Artifact Illustrator and Historical Trail Guide, will present an illustrated program on highlights of 10,000 years of history in San Diego County. Walker is a San Diego Archaeology Center (SDAC) contract Illustrator and Volunteer. She creates artifact illustrations of stone tools found in San Diego County and assists with the curatorial and programs department at SDAC on a regular basis. She also is a Trail Guide for Mission Trails Regional Park and the Elfin Forest in Escondido. For information, contact
Vista’s New Community Church, 165 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista. Speakers this year include Wendy Jackson, Deputy District Attorney, San Diego County, whose expertise is sexual crimes and stalking; law enforcement officers from North San Diego County Sheriff's Department; and Crystal Anthony, Director of North County Lifeline’s “Project Life,” which works with the sheriff's department and has rescued 50 victims in less than two years, and which provides follow-up services for them. These crimes are properly titled “modern day slavery.” We ARE seeing success in awareness and service provisions, but there are many other issues to bring forward, not the least of which is addressing the demand side, and re-educating our boys and men about human rights and dignity for all. The program is followed by a one-mile walk with concerned citizens carrying placards in show of support. For more information about this event or Soroptimist of Vista, visit www.soroptimistvista.org or email email@example.com.
SAVE THE DATES – The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce has announced the following Chamber Events for 2014. The Chamber’s Installation Luncheon will be on Friday, January 24, at 11:30am at the Twin Oaks Golf Course Banquet Hall. The San Marcos State of the City Event, hosted by the Chamber, will be on Tuesday, February 25, at 11:30am. Then it’s coming and you need to be ready – the new and improved Chamber Expo, joining with the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22nd. This will be the B2B Networking and success event of the year, with special guest speakers, green and sustainability seminars,
Ernie Cowan to Speak at Escondido Public Library – Author and photographer Ernie Cowan will present “Anza-Borrego: a Photographic Journey” at the Escondido Public Library on Tuesday, January 21, at 6pm, in the Turrentine Room. He will discuss the second edition of his book and showcase its stunning photographs. Ernie Cowan, also widely known as a former Escondido mayor, captures the essence of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in his photographs. The book’s beautiful images highlight the sheer scope of the size, moods, and seasonal variations found within this remarkable and sometimes mysterious California State Park. The program is free and open to the public. For more information on this and other Library programs, visit the website at http://library.escondido.org or call Adult Services at 760.839.4839. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido.
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We’ve always had a lot of laughter in our home . . . but since ‘the girls’ arrived . . . that laughter has, at a minimum, been quadrupled.
Do yourself a favor. Rescue an animal. We favor dogs . . . you may favor cats . . . or bunnies. Doesn’t matter. Somewhere, there is an animal that needs to bestow its love on you . . . and to receive your love and affection. Adopt, foster, or sponsor . . . it all helps . . . and it makes for a Happy New Year!
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"And what equipment would that be, Sven?" Barack asked.
"Vell sir, ve got two combines, a bulldozer, and Plante's farm tractor."
President Obama sighed. "I must tell you Sven, that I have 16,000 tanks and 14,000 armored personnel carriers. Also I've increased my army to one and a half million since we last spoke." "All right den,” said Sven. "I'll be getting back to ya." Sure enough, Sven rang again the next day... "President Obama, da war is still on! We have managed to git ourselves airborne! We up an' modified Ole's ultra-light vit a couple'a shotguns in da cockpit, and four boys from the American Legion haf joined us as vell!" Barack was silent for a minute then cleared his throat. "I must tell you, Sven, that I have 10,000 bombers and 20,000 fighter planes. My military complex is surrounded by laser-guided, surface-to-air missile sites. And since we last spoke, I've increased my army to TWO MILLION!" "Two million you say?" said Sven, "l'll haf' to call you back."
Sure enough, Sven called again the next day. "President Obama! I am sorry to have to tell you that we have had to call off this here war." "I'm sorry to hear that," said Barack. "Why the sudden change of heart?"
Vell, sir," said Sven, "we've all sat ourselves down and had a long chat over a few beers at the Top Notch cafe, in Cozad and come to realize that there's yust no vay ve can feed two million prisoners." NEBRASKA CONFIDENCE CANNOT BE SHAKEN! ••••• When you see and hear these tv commercials do you ever wonder about "the side effects?" Just once I'd like to see a med-
Why can't there be good side effects?
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Acting, at best, was adequate. Screenplay was just awful. Sean Penn had a cameo role . . . rugged face, read his lines well, but not award type stuff. Ben Stiller's directing was a farce, his acting wasn't much better, James Thurber would have crawled up out of his grave and shaken a mouldering finger in Stiller's direction and told him he should be ashamed of himself for butchering his classic tale.
I thought about getting up and walking out . . . it was that bad. But I had shelled out $24 for the three of us and, skinflint that I am, I decided to tough it out and suffer in silence. There was lots of silence. No laughter, an occasional giggle. As a comedy, it fell way short. Flat.
The movie started very slow . . and went downhill from there.
We sat through about 20 minutes of commercials and about 10 minutes of trailers (previews, for you old folks) before the movie started.
Long lines inside the theatre to get into the auditorium showing the movie. I figured, with this much demand, it must be good.
We arrived at the Regal Theatre . . . Anchorman II was sold out, so I got tickets for Walter Mitty.
My preference would have been Grudge Match, Anchorman, and Mitty, in that order. I knew evelyn would not care for Grudge Match so it came down to Anchorman or Mitty. We all agreed on Anchorman II.
Three choices, I said . . . "Anchorman II," starts at 3.50, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," starts at 4:25, or "Grudge Match," which starts at 4:20. It was 3pm and we were just finishing a late lunch/early dinner.
It was Christmas Day so rather than sit home on watch boring tv I decided to treat Evelyn and my cousin, Doug Leverenz, to a movie.
Worst movie I’ve seen in over 30 - maybe 40 years. Maybe ever.
That’s the shorthand review.
Tigger is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 3-1/2 year old, 12 pound, neutered, male Tabby with a medium length, buff colored coat. Tig has golden eyes, long white whiskers, and a polite disposition. He’s very social with both people and other cats. When he wants attention he asks for it with a gentle “meow.”
The $100 adoption fee for Tigger includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. If you can't adopt now, consider sponsoring a pet until it’s adopted. Meet your new cat, dog, or rabbit at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday. For more information call 760-753-6413.
In a thumbnail sketch of the original plot . . . Walter Mitty was a guy who 'zoned out' and lived in his own little make believe world and had adventure after adventure, all of which were imaginary. The movie turned the premise inside out and upside down and made all the adventures appear to be real . . . and all within 2 or 3 days, with global journeys all over the world. Physically impossible. I can suspend some belief when watching a flick but . . . Absolutely terrible. Again, a summary review:
Lancelot is an 8-year-old neutered male shorthair mix, ID 74909. Lancelot is friendly and affectionate. If your hand is within his reach, somehow his head will find it and climb under if for some petting. Even though he is playful and enjoys the interactive toys, he is a lover boy and not shy about showing his affection. He is gentle, so he would be suitable in a home with small children or just adults. Lancelot is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society and is one of the featured cats at the Escondido PetSmart, 415 N. Escondido Blvd. His $55 adoption fee includes neuter, microchip and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center, is open all week.
They brought money owed for the repairs to the agreed upon location and while waiting in their car a man entered the vehicle and gave them driving instructions to the intersection of Spanish Oak Avenue and Brook Road, about six blocks away, deputies said. Once they arrived at the location the man told them to stop the car, showed them a handgun, and left. The man then got into a parked car where a driver was waiting. The couple followed the car to the intersection of Rock Springs and Nordahl roads and attempted to stop the driver and passenger by ramming the vehicle with their own.
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The impact caused the suspects' car to spin out and become disabled. Deputies said the two suspects then fled the scene toward a nearby Walmart. When deputies arrived they set up a perimeter using sheriff's canines and air support. With the help of a local resident they found and arrested the suspect.
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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed As many of you know, the majority of the Escondido City Council has been philosophically opposed to a districtbased election system for City Councilmembers. We have believed that at-large elections are best for maintaining unity in our city and giving the best possible representation to residents. However, to comply with the Court Consent Decree, we were forced to adopt the district system. I am pleased to say that our City has complied with the court settlement agreement. Our Independent Districting Commission (IDC) has done a good job in engaging the public and spent several months
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conducting public hearings to develop a four-district plan that complies with the law and maintains community interests in each district. The IDC’s proposed map was unanimously adopted by the City Council on December 4. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the seven members of the IDC for their good work and for engaging the general public in the process. I am proud of our City to not let this issue drag us down or divide us. I look forward to working with our Council in maintaining focus on job creation, neighborhood improvement, economic prosperity and fiscal responsibility. Working together with a diverse City Council will be my goal to best serve our city and our commu-
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That phrase reminds me of keeping our residents informed about City programs, projects and events. We’re in touch with the latest happenings, therefore, we can keep you in the news loop. To do this, the City has employed a variety of useful communication mediums. The best way to get the latest news is to go to the city website, www.sanmarcos.net, and sign up for “E-
Finally, set an AM radio dial at home and in the car to AM 1610, which is San Marcos’ new emergency public radio station. During a large-scale disaster, this station will broadcast important local information for residents. For info: (760) 744-1050, ext. 3169.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter On behalf of the City Council and myself, I wish you and your family a happy, healthy and successful 2014. This past year has been a whirlwind as we celebrated our 50th anniversary year with many activities and events. I look back with pride on this year. Together we accomplished a lot. We reduced the city’s structural deficit, leveraged state and federal grant funds to stretch your hard earned tax dollars, made our city safer through community policing, and improved our roads - making them easier and safer to Have a Good Year!
drive on. We are a step closer to our long term vision of revitalizing S. Santa Fe Avenue with the start of construction on the Paseo Pointe mixed-use project which began in December. I hope this New Year brings renewed continued prosperity to our country, state and especially to our city. As we begin 2014 and I embark on my fourth year as Mayor of Vista, I look forward to the exciting challenges the year ahead will bring. Thank you to our residents, businesses, and visitors for being part of the Vista community. It is because of you that we have such a unique place to live, work and play. Happy New Year!
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) is once again proud to offer the annual Oceanside International Film Festival (OIFF). The OCAF has been a leader in supporting the arts in Oceanside and the surrounding communities for years. In 2009, the OCAF established the annual film festival and is now welcoming submissions from both professional and amateur filmmakers for its 2014 season showcasing Feature Films, Animations, Full Length Documentaries, as well as Short Films and Documentaries. Students also have an opportunity to enter their films under the OIFF 2014
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ication bottle with the admonition that it "may cause extreme sexiness." ••••• My doctor expressed concern about my high blood pressure. I told him, "next time don't leave me in the waiting room for two hours." Tragically, a bus on a busy street struck an old Catholic man. He was lying near death on the sidewalk as a crowd gathered. "A priest," the man gasped. LAST RITES
Finally, out of the crowd stepped a little, old Jewish man. "Mr. Policeman," said the man, "I'm not a priest. I'm not even a Christian. But, for 50 years now, I'm living behind the Catholic Church on Second Avenue , and, every night, I'm overhearing their services. I can recall a lot of it, and maybe I can be of some comfort to this poor man."
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On Christmas Eve a woman was walking in the middle of Lake Wohlford Road when she was struck by a vehicle and killed, the California Highway Patrol said. CHP Officer Jim Bettencourt said they received a call on the 911 line a few minutes before the accident, reporting a woman walking in the road.
Traffic Fatality on Lake Wohlford Road
but she was struck by the right front of his car. The woman died at the scene. She has been identified as Talenna Lucy, 40, of Escondido. Interfaith Community Services CEO Retires After Two Years
Student Films category. Currently the festival is accepting works from international sources, throughout the United States and those local to Southern California for the upcoming film event that will be held from August 3-10, 2014 in downtown Oceanside. Production organizations and individuals alike can take advantage of this big-screen exposure that will be made accessible to a wide audience, including distribution companies. For more information on film categories, the festival schedule, application information, etc., be sure to visit the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation’s website at www.OCAF.info or contact them at (760) 433-3632. Just a reminder, the deadline for submissions is June 16, 2014. So be sure to get started now and Good Luck!
The driver is not expected to be charged, Bettencourt said.
A policeman checked the crowd and finally yelled, "A PRIEST, PLEASE! Is there a priest in the crowd to give this man his
The policeman agreed, and cleared the crowd so the man could get through to where the injured man lay. The old Jewish man knelt down, leaned over the man, and said in a solemn voice:.. "B-5 ... I-19 ... N-38 ... G-54 ... O-72.
The driver of a 2010 Toyota Yaris, a 67-year-old Escondido man, was driving south on Lake Wohlford just north of Oakvale about 9:05 p.m. when he saw the woman but was unable to avoid hitting her. The driver swerved to the left,
Richard Batt has retired from Interfaith Community Services following the failed merger proposed by Batt between Interfaith and the Community Resource Center, a similar nonprofit that serves coastal North County.
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“Because they will always break your heart,” he said softly.
The two men turned around and stared at him. “Why not?” asked the first man.
Cactus Jack, Frequent visitor of The Computer Factory www.computerfactorysanmarcos.com San Diego stands alone among America’s ten largest cities in having never won a national championship in any major sport (baseball, basketball and football) at either the professional or collegiate level. Certainly our pros have come close with losses in the Super Bowl and World Series but somehow we always fall short. Nome and I found the answer one cold rainy night two years ago at a tavern in Julian. Don’t Bet the Rent Money on the Chargers
“Yes,” said the dark man, “and it’s not just the Chargers, the Padres, USD, UCSD and San Diego State, they will all break your heart. It cannot be changed, it is the curse.” He continued toward the door.
“The Chargers will break my heart?” sneered the second man.
scholarship but the coach never played the lad. In the boy’s senior year Mountain Bear complained to the University President who pressured the baseball coach into promising to play Mountain Bear’s son in the final game of the season.”
The first man yelled after him “That’s bull crap man, there is no such thing as a curse.” “What’s he talking about?” asked the first man looking at Amanda, the bartender.
“You think not?” he said sadly, “Wait and see.” and he stepped out into the night. Amanda sighed heavily, “It’s a sad story and a bit spooky. Are you sure you want to hear it?” The first man nodded and Nome and I moved up to the bar. The other couple in the tavern left their table and took seats at the bar. We all sat in the dim light waiting as Amanda began. “In 1929 San Diego State was negotiating to buy land on Montezuma Mesa for their new campus. An Indian clan living on Vulcan Mountain owned the property that SDSU wanted for their athletic fields. The Indians agreed to sell the property with the stipulation that the school would supply basketball, baseball and football equipment for the clan’s reservation school and offer an athletic scholarship for a student of the clan’s choosing. In 1931 tribal elder Mountain Bear’s son received that fouryear scholarship as a baseball pitcher. “As the years passed the school honored the
“The big day arrived and the entire Vulcan Mountain clan came to the playing fields on Montezuma Mesa to see Mountain Bear’s son pitch for the Aztecs. It was a tight game with the conference championship at stake, the tension grew among the clan members as Mountain Bear’s son continued to sit on the bench. In the bottom of the eighth inning, with the score tied at one all, Coach sent Mountain Bear’s son to warm up in the bull-pen along with his ace reliever, Wally Mc Comb.” “The excitement grew as Coach signaled the bullpen for a ninth inning relief pitcher. But it was McComb who walked to the mound. He was tagged for a two-out solo home run and the Aztecs failed to score in the bottom of the ninth. Game over. Mountain Bear’s son was nowhere to be found on the field after the game. When the team went back to the locker room they found Mountain Bear’s son’s lifeless body hanging in the showers.” At that moment there was a flash of lightning followed immediately by a crash of thunder that shook the building. The lights in the bar dimmed and then brightened. The room suddenly seemed to grow cold. Amanda shivered. “The clan took Mountain Bear’s son home to Vulcan Mountain that night and buried
him in sacred ground. At the end of three days of mourning they built a huge fire and burned all the athletic equipment the university had provided. As thick smoke rolled down the mountain and spread out toward San Diego the tribal shaman stood with Mountain Bear at the top of Vulcan Mountain. Mountain Bear spoke this curse. “San Diego’s teams will never win a championship game.” The second man said, “That would mean that we could never win a World Series or Super Bowl and that none of our universities could ever win a national championship” Amanda nodded, “That is true’ at least in football, basketball and baseball.” “So who was that guy?” asked the first man. “He is the great-great-great grandson of Mountain Bear.” Said Amanda “You can’t really believe in that curse crap Amanda?” snorted the first man.
The cold wind blew curtains of rain down Julian’s dark, empty streets. Inside, Bailey’s Barbecue and Tavern was warm and filled with the savory aromas of wood smoke and roasting meat. After dinner we sat nursing our after dinner drinks idly listening to two men at the bar loudly lamenting the Padre’s dismal season but enthusing over the Chargers chances to make the play-offs.
Amanda leaned forward “Well, you explain it. None of our teams have ever won any of those championships, the Padre’s have the worst all time won/lost record of any team in the majors.,” said Amanda. “Besides, it doesn’t matter what I think, he believes it and he puts his money where his mouth is.” “Sure does,” said Amanda, “did you notice the red car parked out front when you came in?” “He bets against our teams?” Asked the second man incredulously.
“What happened then?” asked the first man nervously.
The second man’s jaw dropped. “That was his Ferrari?”
A dark, well dressed man sat alone at the bar apparently listening to the conversation. He paid his bar tab and, on the way out, stopped behind the two men, “never bet the rent money on the Chargers.”
‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 11 The organization’s associate director, Craig Jones, has been named Batt’s interim replacement. Jones said the turnover was a mutual decision between Batt and the nonprofit’s board, but did not elaborate.
2011 to replace Suzanne Pohlman, who had been director of the organization for 29 years.
Both groups in the proposed merger thought the merger would cut costs and create one of the largest nonprofits in the county. Upon analysis, however, the savings were not sufficient to merit going forward, in the opinion of the two boards of directors. When that decision was made, Batt opted to retire.
Jones, who served as Interfaith’s interim CEO for about two weeks before Batt’s arrival, said he has not thought about whether to seek the job permanently. Jones has worked for Interfaith for 16 years, with about half of those as associate director. Jones said Batt’s departure was a mutual decision between the two sides.
That vision of a combined agency with a $15 million budget, 210 employees and expanded services for the poor, veterans and others in need never materialized.
Coker said there is no official final day for Batt, who will work with Jones during the transition after his return from vacation. Longtime San Diego tv news personality, Loren Nancarrow, succumbed to terminal brain cancer this past weekend. More complete details are contained within this week’s “Man About Town Column” starting on Page 4 of this edition.
Veteran Television Newsman, Loren Nancarrow, Dies
Jason Coker, community connections director for Interfaith said, “The board decided there were too many internal obstacles in integrating both operations.”
Batt was hired in September
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He is survived his wife, Susie, daughters Hanna and Britta, and son, Graham. Scripps.org/loren has more information on donations to benefit his Healing Garden.
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We enter the new year with our past life. Thus, we take all of our unfinished business, unresolved conflicts with others, guilt of our misdeeds, unpaid bills, weaknesses of body, mind, and spirit, unfulfilled good intentions, and a plethora of other things into our new year. Needless to say, any one of these issues could dampen our hope for a happy new year. Yet, we wish such a happy greeting on many. Is such a year possible? The Jesus of the Bible says, “YES”. I share a few of his suggestions with you taking some liberty of exposition. Live one day at a time making the most of your opportunities and doing your best. Stop worrying about things you can’t control. Trust the providence of God’s benevolence. It pleases Him when you let Him provide you with love, kindness, and goodness. Live a life of simplicity. Don’t try to grab more than you can handle. Be content with what you are and have. Don’t expect more than you are willing to give. Love God, others, and yourself. Forgive – no one nor anything is perfect. Treasure the moment – it is all you have. Yesterday is a memory – tomorrow may never come. These simple rules practiced could make your year a HAPPY NEW YEAR.
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We all hope that the year 2014 will be a happy one. What are the ingredients for a happy year? It would be that everything is good and in order and things just fall into place. Some would say that it is being at the right place at the right time. This is when one wakes up in the morning and knows all is well with the world. The Jews have a word, SHALOM, that describes such an experience. It is when everything is in order. We can pray that the entire year could be that way. Perhaps this would be the closest experience we could have to heaven. But alas, our human experience tells us that life isn’t always or ever
The Paper ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00074202-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Sergio T. Gomez, Silvia R. Gomez of Genesis N. Pineda, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Genesis Noemi Pineda to Proposed name Genesis Noemi Gomez. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: January 7, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melro\se Dr., Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 11/4/2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/12, 12/19, 12/26/2013 & 01/02/2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Balanced Health & Healing Acupuncture, located at 6215 El Camino Real, Ste 100, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Claire Han and Edwin Huang 1004 Merganser Ln. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 4/01/2004. /s/Claire Han This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/18/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034984
LEGAL NOTICES ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00080793-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner My Quoc Giap, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: My Quoc Giap to Proposed name Myagi Giap. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: February 4, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melro\se Dr., Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 12/20/2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 & 01/16/2014.
The name of the business: Industry Bar and Grill, Mission Ave Bar and Grill, Mission Bar and Grill, Mission Bar & Grill, Industry Bar & Grill, Industry, located 711 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Industry Bar & Grill, Inc. 711 Mission Ave. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Cameron Braselton, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/05/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-033928
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The name of the business: International Student Exchange Program, located at 1290 Daxi Ln, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Stacie Sanger 1290 Daxi Ln Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Stacie Sanger This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/18/2013. 12/26,2013, and FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The Name of the Applicant is: INDUSTRY BAR & GRILL, INC. The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 711 MISSION AVE. OCEANSIDE, CA. 920542833 Type of license applied for: 41-ON SALE BEER AND WINE - EATING PLACE 12/26/2013, 01/02 AND 01/09/2014
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The name of the business: Graydon Enterprises, located at 168 Europa Street, Encinitas, Ca. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: Scott Graydon Carter 168 Europa Street Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/2000. /s/Scott Graydon Carter This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/13/2013. 01/02 &
12/19, 12/26/2013, 01/09/2014.
The name of the business: BLG Woodworks & Design, located at 1255 Activity Dr., Ste D, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Brandon Glass 445 Sunrise Dr. East Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/2005. /s/Brandon Glass This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/13/2013. 01/02 & FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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The name of the business: True Techs Audio Visual Inc., located at 464 Las Brisas Drive, Escondido, CA., 92027, is hereby registered by the following: True Techs Audio Visual Inc. 464 Las Brisas Drive Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Vanthany Khounborinh Vice, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/18/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034946
The name of the business: North County Women’s 200 Club, located at 435 W. Vista Way, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Dianne S. Lott 1438 La Habra Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 Jenny Paschall 1526 Lower Lake Ct. Cardiff, Ca. 92007 This business is conducted by an unincorporated association other than a partnership. First day of business was 1/01/80. /s/Dianne S. Lott, Gneral Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/17/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034877
12/19, 12/26/2013, 01/09/2014.
The name of the business: Sister of Tradz, located at 500 Rancheros Dr. Sp. 65, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Sheila P. Alston 500 Rancheros Dr. Sp. 65 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/2013. /s/Sheila P. Alston This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/13/2013. 01/02 & FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Oceana Dermatology, located at 2325 Paseo de Laura #217, Oceanside, Ca., 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Kelly Halloran 2325 Paseo de Laura #217 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Kelly Halloran This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/18/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034925
The name of the business: All In 1 Tree Care, located at Circle J Lot #1, Borrego Springs, Ca. 92004, is hereby registered by the following: J. Juan Gaytan B. 2865 Doble O Rd. Borrego Springs, Ca. 92004 This business is conducted by an indivdual. First day of business was n/a. /s/J. Juan Gaytan B This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/19/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-035053
The name of the business: TitleMax, located at 5399 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, Ca. 92115, is hereby registered by the following: TitleMax of California, Inc. 15 Bull Street, Suite 200 Savannah, GA. 31401 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael Kelleher, Assistant Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/18/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034983
The name of the business: Clearlight Capital
Management, Capital Clearlight Group, Clearlight Investment Properties, Clearlight Real Estate, located at 18029 Calle Ambiente Suite 512, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, 92067, is hereby registered by the following: Stephen Charles Pringle 18029 Calle Ambiente, Suite 512 Rancho Santa Fe, Ca. 92067 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/01/2013. /s/Stephen Charles Pringle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/13/2013.
12/26/2013, 12/19, 01/09/2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The name of the business: Energy One Pacifica, located at 267 S. Carmel Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Energy One Pacifica, LLC 267 S. Carmel Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 9/09/2013. /s/David Caradonna, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2013.
The name of the business: San Diego Homecare Finders Referral Agency, located at 2103 S. El Camino Real, 102B, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Roger Lawrence 4566 Blackwell Rd. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Roger Lawrence This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/19/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-035092
12/19, 12/26,2013, 01/09/2014
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The name of the business: Ertman Property Inspections, located at 1824 Sunbury St., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Ron Ertman 1824 Sunbury St., Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ron Ertman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/20/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 and 01/16/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-035166
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2013-035181 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: PCSmart Medical Networks, located at 4187 Mount Hukkee Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92117. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 2/22/2011 and assigned File No. 2011-005514 IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): PCSmart Corporation 4187 Mount Hukkee San Diego, Ca. 92117 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime). /s/ Christopher Hager, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr. , County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/20/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09 & 01.16/2014.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. Thomas Jefferson
The name of the business: RB Ryan Equipment Col, located at 1474 Idaho Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Robert B. Ryan 1474 Idaho Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/13. /s/Rob ert B. Ryan This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/19/2013. 01/02, 01/09, 1/16 and 01/23/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-035116
The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers, San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Case No: GPA 13-003 / R 13002 / SP 12-55 / SDP 12-352 / MFSDP 12-52 / TSM 481 / MND 13-003 (P13-0028) Application of: Milano Holdings, Inc. “Davia Village” Request: The Davia Village Specific Plan proposes a mixed-use development consisting of 416 residential units, 15,000 square feet of retail, a 60,000 s.f. neighborhood park, and approximately 170,000 s.f. of landscaping on 11.78 acres. Discretionary actions for the project include a General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Specific Plan, Site Development Plan, MultiFamily Site Development Plan, Tentative Subdivision Map and Mitigated Negative Declaration. Location of Property: 1001 Armorlite Drive, more particularly described as: Lots 5 and 6 in Block 85 of Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos, in the City of San Marcos, in the County of San Diego, State of California, according to the map thereof No. 806, filed in the office of the County Recorder of San Diego County. Excepting the Southwesterly 242.11 feet. Also excepting the Northwesterly 361.56 feet of said Lot 5. Assessor’s Parcel No.: 219-163-48. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the GPA and Rezone request to the City Council by a 7-0 vote, and recommended approval of the SP, SDP, MFSDP and TSM request to the City Council by a 7-0 vote. Case No: GPA 13-007 / SPA 13-005 (P13-0060) Application of: Lomas San Marcos Request: Approve an amendment to the General Plan to change the descriptive reference from “SPA (Movie Studio)” to “SPA (Lomas San Marcos),” and a Specific Plan Amendment to change the title throughout the Specific Plan from “Specific Plan (Movie Studio)” to “Specific Plan (Lomas San Marcos).” Location of Property: 1601 San Elijo Road, more particularly described as: All that portion of the northwest quarter of Section 33, Township 12 south, Range 3 west, San Bernardino base and meridian, in the City of San Marcos and County of San Diego, State of California, according to official plat thereof. Assessor’s Parcel No.: 223080-41 & 42. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the GPA and SPA request to the City Council by a 7-0 vote. Case No: TA 13-001 (Text Amendment) (P13-0065) Application of: City of San Marcos Request: Supercede and replace Chapter 20.465 (Wireless Telecommunications Facilities) of the San Marcos Municipal Code (SMMC), together with affected sections of SMMC Title 20. Environmental: Adopt Addendum to General Plan/Zoning Ordinance Update Final EIR (SCH 2011071028, adopted February 14, 2012) that has been determined the appropriate documentation under Section 15164 of the Guidelines of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Location of Property: Citywide Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the request to the City Council by a 6-0 vote. • The hearing before the City Council is a de novo hearing and any correspondence submitted to the Planning Commission that you wish presented to the City Council must be resubmitted for Council consideration. Contact the City Clerk for
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)
resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for or against the application. • If you challenge the action(s) listed in this notice (or any of them) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the hearing body at, or prior to, the public hearing. • The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in a public hearing or any other city program, service, or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, or call (760) 744-1050, Extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 01/02/14. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-035394
A Way of Life
Baha’i January 02, 2014
The name of the business: Peacock Cleaners #2, located at 730 Syscamore Ave, #C, Vista, Ca., 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Hoon Young Jung 17497 Ashburton Rd. San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Hoon Young Jung This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/24/2013. 01/02, 01/09, 1/16 and 01/23/2014
Baha’is have been described as a kind, gentle people. Would you like to know more? Call anyone listed here from your city/neighborhood.
www.bahai.org Baha’is Believe:
The name of the business: Platinum ONline Pros, located at 1973 Apple Street #15, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: B. Scott Whytsell 1973 Apple Street #15 Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/30/13. /s/B. Scott Whytsell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/02/2013. 12/26/2013, 01/02, 01/09, and /2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-033481
• all humanity was creat• the purpose of life is to know and worship God, promote the oneness of humankind and to carry forward advancing civilization of worship an everpart of one human race
ed by one God and is
to acquire virtues, to
The name of the business: White Diamond Carpet Cleaning, located at 2625 Pirineos Way, #121, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Daniel C. Rasmussen 2625 Pirineos Way, #121 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Daniel C. Rasmussen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/06/2013. 12/12, 12/19, 12/26/2013 and 01/02/2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-034059
• work performed in the
spirit of service is a form moment of conception, is destined by God to reach where it will continue to the presence of God. the afterlife,
• the soul, created at the
The name of the business: Jezebel, located at 232 Violet Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Lisa Lee 232 Violet Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/2013. /s/Lisa Lee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/05/2013. 12/05, 12/12, 12/19 and 12/26/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-031346
progress until it attains Be a guest of Bahai’s! Learn more about what we believe. Visit one of our meetings. Call a Baha’i in your city for more information!
The name of the business: North County KTM, North County Polaris, North County Victory, located at 2333 Montiel Road, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: North County Motorsports, Inc. 2333 Montiel Road San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 05/01/89. /s/David Wiles, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/06/2013. 12/12, 12/19, 12/26/2013 & 01/02/2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-033983
Chris or Azar Weixelman 1.858.759.8075 Escondido Russ Norman 1.760.745.0086
Rancho Bernardo -
The name of the business: Visioneer Investing, Vision Engineering, Visioneer Quality Systems Engineering, located at 197 Woodland Pkwy, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: John Keyes 502 E. Barham Dr. #105 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/01/13. /s/John Keyes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/05/2013. 12/12, 12/19, 12/26/2013 and 01/02/2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-033901
San Marcos Randall or Cheryl Kizer 1. 760.738.7078 or 1.760.432.9941 Vista Judy Maddox 1.760.598.7240 Celia Taghdiri 1.760.727.6264
Oceanside Dick or Patty Yant 1.619.985.9977 or 1.760.433.4447
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The Doctor is In!
Gum Disease is an infection by germs in the gums around your teeth. It is one of the most common infections in people thoughout the world. In its more serious form - known as "periodontitis" the infection is long lasting. The soft gums and bone around the teeth dissolve over time. This can lead to the loss of teeth. One-half of the U.S. Population 30 years and older has periodontitis, as do 60% of those over 60.
Gum Disease Can Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels and Threaten Your Life!
Happy New Year from San Marcos Dental Center!
than those without diabetes. Now, scientists are finding that the gum disease raises blood sugar levels in people both with, and without diabetes. At a recent meeting of the top dental and diabetes researchers from around the world, scientists looked closely at the latest research into how gum disease affects humans. They found that, compared with those having healthy gums, people with periodontal disease: 1. have higher long-term blood sugar levels 2. have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes 3. have a higher risk of developing pregnancy diabetes 4.have a harder time controlling their type 2 diabetes 5. are at a higher risk of experiencing harm to eyes and kidneys, as well as heart attack and stroke. How does gum disease make blood sugar levels go up? Scientists think that the germs that infect gums leak into the blood stream after normal activities like chewing or toothbrushing. This starts a reaction from your body's defense system, which, in turn, produces some powerful molecules that have harmful effects all over your body. Part of this is raising your blood sugar levels.
1.Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush and a fluoride toothpaste. 2.Clean between your teeth with
KEEP YOUR GUMS AS HEALTHY AS POSSIBLE WHETHER YOU HAVE DIABETES OR NOT!
What you can do!
The good news is that in people with type 2 diabetes, treatment of periodontitis (for example, deep cleaning and scaling, laser decontamination, etc.) can lead to a drop in their blood sugar levels. The benefit is similar to what you might find if you added another medication to your diabetes medicine.
Can gum disease treatment help control your diabetes or tendency to become diabetic?
floss or another interdental cleaner daily. 3.Visit your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings. 4.Make sure your dentist checks your gums and measures the spacing between your teeth and gums looking for gum disease.
Whether you have type 2 diabetes or not, keeping your gums healthy can help you control this disease or your tendency towards it, as well as lower your risk of experiencing blindness, kidney disease, heart and stroke problems. The latest research on links between gum disease and diabetes, stroke, etc. show how important it is to have healthy gums. HAVING A HEALTHY MOUTH IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF GOOD OVERALL HEALTH! Start the new year today with a thorough gum screening. Call us today at 760 734-4311 for an appointment!
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Periodontitis raises blood sugar and may lead to type 2 (Adult Onset) Diabetes. People with diabetes, especially uncontrolled diabetes, have more gum disease
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