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Volume 47 - No. 05

by lyle e davis

It's a relaxing thing, he thought, cruising on the Mighty Mississippi River.

The shoreline, covered with thick Edenlike jungles of beautifully green trees, seems to beckon one to stop and spend some time. But, of course, you don't. You're on board a paddlewheel steamship, waited on hand and foot by a retinue of highly trained wait staff, equally high trained pursers, tour guides, entertainers . . . it's a happy ship and a happy time.

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He didn't want to go at first. It was Her idea. He fought it . . . but then they made the first trip two years ago, out of New Orleans. And he was persuaded. These cruises are fun . . . many memories to be made.

She had made the reservations for this trip without seeking his approval. His approval was quickly granted. He's a quick learner.

A Mississippi Cruise is like no other, he thought. 'You travel up river at about 56 miles per hour, go down river at about 11 miles per hour. It is a leisurely pace . . . plenty of time to slow down and begin to learn how to enjoy life. It is difficult to totally relax, being a newspaperman. There are still deadlines to be met . . . and communication by cell phone and the Internet is not always possible when on the river. And you have to get the tasks done as readers and advertisers are counting on you. These were the thoughts that stayed in his mind even while he tried to relax.

The itinerary called for a departure from St. Louis, going to visit Hannibal, Missouri, the boyhood home of Samuel Clemens, whom we all later learned to call 'Mark Twain,' and then Nauvoo, Illinois, one of the first enclaves of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, whom we have come to call Mormons. But Ol' Man River, as we were to later learn, had plans of his own. Upon boarding the paddlewheel steamer and being shown to their stateroom, they were in awe of its size. Lawdy, you could play a game of tennis in that stateroom. Doubles.

It was at least three times the size of the stateroom they had on an earlier trip.

There had been a lot of rain in the Midwest. He took note of this prior to departure, and a good friend and traveling companion, Dave Schmitt, of Escondido, had said that the forecast called for four days of rain. "Great," he thought, "a five day cruise, four of which will be filled with rain." As it happened, the weather turned out beautifully; but, the earlier rains had swollen the Mississippi to the point that the water was so high the steamship was unable to pass beneath several bridges en route to Hannibal and Nauvoo so a detour was

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made. The boat diverted to Chester, Illinois.

Now, Chester, Illinois, is not a remarkable city. It is very small. It has a courthouse and a library and a main street. Oh, yes. It also has a statue of Popeye.

The creator of Popeye is from Chester, Illinois. It is the chief claim to fame of that city. The guy, Elzie Crisler Segar, had been cartooning for awhile and built his cartoons around a family named Oyl, one of whom was a woman named Olive . . . Olive Oyl. Later, a sailor appeared by the name of Popeye. It was supposed to be a temporary character . . but it caught the public's fancy and Popeye became the central character of the cartoon, which then grew to be internationally famous and made Segar a wealthy man. All of his principal characters were modeled after residents of Chester. Popeye was modeled after Frank "Rocky" Fiegel,

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Olive Oyl was modeled after Ms. Dora Paskel; J. Wellington Wimpy is based on Segar's old boss, J. William Schurchert, owner and operator of the Chester Opera House. These people all physically resembled their characters. Photos show a clear resemblance to his cartoon characters, particularly to Popeye. He was not impressed with Chester. It was not his choice of a place to visit on the river, even though he acknowledged a grudging admiration for Popeye. He sailed next to Hannibal, Missouri.

They had sailed all night and arrived at the Hannibal port at 4am. He was sound asleep. So was she. He was awakened by the blast of a passing train that ran parallel to the shore and only about 50 feet away from the dockside. He got up, threw some clothes on, and went outside to watch the boat crew prepare the boat for landing, do the tie downs, tighten up the lines, and secure the boat.

He went back to bed. For the next hour he marveled at how Hannibal, Missouri, had arranged for trains to come by every 15 minutes commencing at 4am and blow their horns loud enough to raise the dead.

Eventually, he fell back asleep and awakened at 7am, bleary eyed and tired. But it was time to grab a quick breakfast at the buffet line, then head into Hannibal to do some research. He wondered what would have become of Hannibal, Missouri, had it not produced a genius like Samuel Clemens. Clemens, who was born in nearby Florida, Missouri, grew up in Hannibal and drew many of his characters from family members and friends; some photos remain of the principals from whom he drew his characters. One of the most important, however, Tom Blankenship, upon whom Huck Finn is based, has no known photograph. There is a photograph of the Blankenship house, and

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they are building a replica on the site of the house.

The mind of Samuel Clemens was absolutely brilliant. His observations on the world, his pithy sayings; they survive to this day and are just as funny, just as cogent, just as piercing as they were when he first wrote them . . . or uttered them on the lecture circuit.

vate tour. Being media does have its perks, he thought. One of them is meeting folks like Ila and Henry. Both are, as you would imagine, very knowledgeable about Samuel Langhorn Clemens. Henry, in particular, is a storehouse of knowledge about him. This you would expect from a former History Teacher and holder of several degrees, including Museum Science.

Clemens would adopt the name "Mark Twain" and go on to make a fortune, then lose it, declaring bankruptcy, then pulled out of bankruptcy . . . built himself a lovely home in Connecticut . . . and would eventually die there.

During all these years, the books of Mark Twain, most notably "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn" put Hannibal, Missouri, on the map. Today, somewhere between 50,000 and over 100,000 tourists each year visit the city for Twainrelated events. Had it not been for Twain . . . Hannibal would be just another river town . . would have remained small, nondescript . . . perhaps drifting off to nothingness.

But, because of Twain, it is today a thriving community. Still small, around 18,000, but vibrant. Good people live there. Kind people. Helpful people.

He was pleased that a lovely gal, Ila Bunn, and her boss, Henry Sweets, of the Mark Twain Museum, took him under their wing, made a computer and the Internet available to him so he could make a deadline for his paper. Ila, the always smiling Ila, gave He and She a pri-

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!

The only cow in a small town in Northern Italy stopped giving milk. So the town folk found they could buy a cow in Sicily quite cheaply. So, they brought the cow over from Sicily.

It was absolutely wonderful. It produced lots of milk every day and everyone was happy. They bought a bull to mate with the cow to get more cows, so they'd never have to worry about their milk supply again.

They put the bull in the pasture with the cow but whenever the bull tried to mount the cow, the cow would move away. No matter what approach the bull tried, the cow would move away from the bull, and he was never able to do the deed.

Going upriver they had Missouri on their side of the boat, going down river they had Illinois on their side of the boat. They were amazed at the seeming tranquility of the river yet it was clear that this was a powerful, treacherous river. In Hannibal the river was two feet above flood stage at 16 feet; in an earlier flood the river had risen to 32 feet. Even so, today we saw many homes, on stilts, surrounded by water. One home they saw had been crushed by a falling tree. The raging river had eroded the dirt surrounding a tree that

The people were very upset and decided to go to the local veterinarian, Dr. Santucchi, who was very wise, to tell him what was happening and to ask his advice.

"Whenever the bull tries to mount our cow, she moves away. If he approaches from the back, she moves forward. When he approaches her from the front, she backs off. If he attempts it from the one side, she walks away to the other side." The veterinarian rubbed his chin thoughtfully and pondered this before asking, "Did you by chance, buy this cow in Sicily?" The people were dumbfounded, since no one had ever mentioned that they had brought the cow over from Sicily.

"You are truly a wise veterinarian," they said. "How did you know that we got the cow from Sicily?" The Vet replied with a distant look in his eyes and says, "My wife is from Sicily."

Why Italians Can't be Paramedics

Vinny and Sal are out in the woods hunting when suddenly Sal grabs his chest and falls to the ground. He doesn’t seem to be breathing; his eyes are rolled back in his head.

Vinny whips out his cell phone and calls 911. He tells the operator, "I think Sal is dead! What should I do? The operator, in a calm soothing

was, perhaps, a hundred years old. The earth gave up its hold on the tree and it toppled over, demolishing someone's riverfront summer home. There were luxury summer homes, there were cheap and ugly mobile homes, their were shanties, there were little more than camper shells. The River spared none. They were all subjected to flooding and, to some, destruction. These are big boats. The Mississippi Queen is 382 feet long and generates 2000 horsepower of energy with her watertube type boilers. It's an all steel boat with three main rudders, two rudders aft and one bow thruster. She carries 107,800 gallons of fresh waer and carries 329,000 of Bunker C(#6) type diesel. If we estimate the cost of diesel at $1 per gallon we're talking $329,000 each time this boat is fueled. A tank of fuel should last about 16 days so we're talking a pretty expensive operating cost just for fuel alone. Add in the fact that the ship carries 157 crew members to service up to 422 passengers (a ratio of about one staff member for every 2.7 passengers. These 422 passengers are accommodated in 208 staterooms. To get some idea of the commerce of The River one need only recognize that it is quite common to see a towboat (for they are not called tugboats on The River) with two to three barges. Think about this for a moment.

voice says, "Just take it easy and follow my instructions. First, let's make sure he's dead."

There is a silence. And then a gun shot is heard.

Vinny's voice comes back on the line, “Okay, now what?” •••• My goal for 2015 was to lose just 10 pounds. Only 15 to go. •••• Ate salad for dinner! Mostly croutons & tomatoes. Really just one big, round crouton covered with tomato sauce. And cheese. FINE, it was a pizza. I ate a pizza. •••• How to prepare Tofu: 1. Throw it in the trash. 2.Grill some Meat. •••• I just did a week's worth of cardio after walking into a spider web. •••• I don't mean to brag but......I finished my 14-day diet in 3 hours and 20 minutes. •••• A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than men who mention it. •••• Kids today don't know how easy they have it. When my kids were young, they had to walk 9 feet through shag carpet to change the TV channel. •••• Senility has been a smooth transition for me. •••• Remember back when we were kids and every time it was below zero out they closed school? Me neither.

Each barge carries 1500 tons. A large semi-trailer truck by comparison carries 26 tons. Thus, when you see a three barge tow, which represents 4500 tons of material being moved, you would have to see a convoy of 174 semi-trailer trucks on the highway to carry an equivalent amount of material! To take this one step further, if you have a 15 barge tow (which though not as common as a two the three barge tow is not uncommon) you would see some 22,500 tons of material being moved. Now let's match that up to what it would take our nation's trucking fleet to move the same amount of material. You would need . . . . a convoy of 870 semi trailer trucks to move an equivalent amount! This, we suspect, would cause just a wee bit of a traffic jam on our nation's highways. The River . . . the Old Man . . . Mississippi. It's clear that Native Americans, whom we call Indians, were the first to use the Mississippi. The Sauk and Kickapoo Indians called it MecheSepe. The Menomonee called it MechaSepua. The Chippewa called MezeZebe, and the Ottawa called it MississSepi. In all these slight variations, mecha, meche, meze, and mississ mean the same thing: large or big. Sapa, sepua, sepe, zebe, and sepi all mean: river. So the correct translation of any of these words is "large river." This large river was at first negotiated by canoe. That soon proved inadequate for settlers. Being innovative, they created the flatboat and rafts. They were often crudely built for a one-way trip, then loaded with cargo and floated downstream to New Orleans. Cargo was sold and unloaded and the flatboats and rafts were broken up and sold for lumber.

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I may not be that funny or athletic or good looking or smart or talented....I forgot where I was going with this. •••• I love being over 80. I learn something new every day.......and forget 5 others. Why Go to Church?

One Sunday morning, a mother went in to wake her son and tell him it was time to get ready for church, to which he replied, "I'm not going." "Why not?" she asked.

“I'll give you two good reasons," he said. "(1), they don't like me, and (2), I don't like them." His mother replied, "I'll give you two good reasons why you SHOULD go to church: (1) You're 59 years old, and (2) you're the pastor!" The Picnic

A Jewish Rabbi and a Catholic Priest met at the town's annual 4th of July picnic. Old friends, they began their usual banter.

"This baked ham is really delicious," the priest teased the rabbi. "You really ought to try it. I know it's against your religion, but I can't understand why such a wonderful food should be forbidden! You don't know what you're missing. You just haven't lived until you've tried Mrs. Hall's

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show empathy toward students who aren’t sure where to sit at lunch. Table markers will be accessible to kids who are happy to invite new friends to sit with them.

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Special Musical Guest Closed Out “Great Kindness Challenge” – Hope Elementary School in Carlsbad is pleased to announce that Grant Knoche, formerly of Kidz Bop, put on a special performance Monday, January 30th, to close out the “Great Kindness Challenge” week of January 23-27. This Challenge week was to encourage students around the globe to complete 50 simple acts of kindness. Grant shared an inspiring message to the students, then entertained them with a live singing and dancing performance. “Kindness inspires kindness,” said Grant, “and I’m honored to be part of the Great Kindness Challenge with the kids at Hope!” Hope students will also be introduced to a new Compassionate Cafeteria Campaign called, “Better Together.” Based on the idea behind the “Sit With Us” app created by a California teen, “Better Together” was started by a Hope parent, and is a way elementary school kids – who typically don’t carry cell phones – can

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Still later the keelboat entered the world of river commerce. It soon became the queen of the river trade. It was a twoway traveler, long and narrow with graceful lines and built to survive many trips. A keelboat could carry as much as 80 tons of freight. Floated downriver it was then cordelled up river. Cordelling consisted simply of strong men walking along the river, pulling the boat with lines. Despite treacherous river currents, snags, shifting sandbars, hostile Indians and river pirates, river navigation began to grow quickly. Then in 1811 Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston built the first steamboat at a cost of $40,000. She was a sidewheeler and she, the New Orleans, launched the golden era of paddlewheelers.

During Mark Twain's day the Mississippi was a busy area of commerce. In fact, if you can imagine this, it was probably even busier than today. Why? Because of what we're riding on today. Steamboats.

In 1814 only 21 steamboats arrived in New Orleans, in 1819 the figure had jumped to 191 . . . and in 1836, a scant 22 years later, there would be 1200 steamboat cargoes unloaded in New Orleans . . . a huge growth. But then what happened?

The steamboats eventually gave way to the railway systems. Inland, the rail lines could go where no steamship dared to go.

There is a passion among river folk and it's a passion that is easy to understand.

Vista Center to Hold Tai Chi Classes The Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista will hold Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays and Fridays beginning February 3, from 10–11am. This class is for beginners and practices basic meditative movements of Tai Chi, including warm-up exercises, standing posture, stepping, moving, and twisting. It promises improving well-being, balance, flexibility, and strength. Cost is $33/month for Vista residents; $39/month for non-residents. Registration is required. Call 760.643.5281 or log onto www.cityofvista.com/residents/senior-services.

Carlsbad Chamber Events – Friday, February 3rd, “First Friday Breakfast,” 79am, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Use rapport to build relationships with clients and teams. Speaker Denisse Ypina-Favela will help you. Thursday, February 9th, 89:30am, Chamberpl8tes; contact Jani Jackson at 760.652.5060, for an opportunity for eight Chamber members to meet for breakfast or lunch and learn more about each other’s businesses. For Thursday, February 23rd, Chamberpl8tes, contact Kevin Sharrar at 760.274.4710, for lunch from 11:30am-1pm. Save the date for the 2017 Annual Business Awards Dinner, Friday, March 10th, from 610pm, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf club & Spa. On Tuesday, February 7th, from 9:30am-12noon, at the Chamber office, Microlender Accion invites you to join this free seminar “New Year, New Business”. Get answers to your business startup questions and share resources to help in becoming an entrepreneur. The Chamber is located at 5934 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad, 92008.

Trash & Treasurers Rummage Sale on Saturday – The Escondido History Center will be holding their Trash & Treasures Rummage Sale on Saturday, February 4th (rain date: February 11th), from 9am to 1pm, at the History Center, 321 N. Broadway, in Grape Day Park, Escondido. For informa-

The river is constantly in motion, even in the driest of years. The flow equates to power. And raw, naked beauty. Along its banks there is lush vegetation, the river bottomlands represent prime farming country, never mind the occasional inundation from flood conditions . . . it is still land so rich that almost anything you plant there will grow.

This same passion is what drove young Samuel Clemens to become a certified river pilot on April 9, 1895, in St. Louis, at the tender age of 24.

Clemens loved the paddlewheel steamboat. In fact, it was during his years on the river that he chose his pen name, "Mark Twain," a frequent call of the leadsman which would indicate the water was two fathoms, or 12 feet, deep and thus safe for passage. Many people who follow Mark Twain know the story of his name. But there is another, lesser known story. There was once a Captain Isaiah Sellers who signed his letters full of river information and sent them to newspapers signed Mark Twain.

Sellers was an old man who tended to draw on his expeience when he wrote his letters on river conditions. The brash young Sam Clemens chose to parody him. It was a witty parody and it stretched Captain Sellers' memories and mannerisms to absurdity. Folks loved Clemens' parody but apparently Sellers did not find it amusing. As Mark Twain later said, the old man did him the honor of despising him. To later adopt the old man's nom de plume may well have been an act both of piety and penitence.

Much of our common phrases used today comes from the language of the river. Over one hundred and fifty years

tion, call 760.743.8207.

MiraCosta Horticulture Club Meeting on Saturday – On Saturday, February 4th, at 12:30pm, the Horticulture Club will meet at MiraCosta College, One Barnard Dr., Oceanside, Student Center Bldg. 3400, Aztlan Rooms A & B 2nd Floor. Our member, Dennis Pilien, will present “Climate Change: Creating Solutions and Inspiring Change;” illustrating the problems of global climatic change and how we can change for a better tomorrow. The main program speaker, member and Past President Shelley Grossman, will discuss how to and why worm compost. For many years Shelley educated students about worm composting. Her educational props are lots of fun. After the speakers, there will be a plant raffle. Meetings generally finish around 3pm. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 760.721.3281. Keep May 20th and 21st open to attend our annual plant sale! Community Event Brings Essential Pet Supplies/Resources – PAWS San Diego Helps Keep Pets in Homes and Out of Shelters. Forty-five thousand homeless pets enter San Diego shelters every year, primarily due to their families lacking the income or access to affordable pet services. To help decrease the number of homeless pets entering shelters, PAWS San Diego is hosting a family-pet-friendly event in Escondido on Saturday, February 4th, from 12noon to 3pm, at Grape Day Park, 321 N. Broadway. Highlights include: pet families will have access to free dog licensing (good for one year); free pet training tips; free spay/neuter appointments for Chihuahuas, pit bulls and cats (50% discount for other breeds); discounted vaccinations for dogs and cats; free micro-chipping; free pet supplies; kids activity area. PAWS is a safety net program, offered by San Diego Humane Society, that provides pet food and supplies like flea medication, vouchers to assist pet owners in need with veterinary bills, and transportation to vet appointments. “The best way we can keep pets in their homes with the families who love and need them and out of shelters is through PAWS San Diego,” said Geraldine

ago when steamboats were plying the river their boilers would build up excessive steam pressure from time to time; relieving that pressure was naturally known as "letting off steam," and it has come to describe the human emotion off getting rid of tension.

Many young lads of that era carried the name of Willy, or Wilbur, or William, largely due to their German or English descent. They would use the Ohio River to journey to the hills of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennesse. They became known as "hill billys."

"I cotton to you," became a phrase that mean "I like you," because the raw cotton that was the chief cargo on riverboats stuck to your clothes.

Some people carried fiddles with them and would play along the riverbanks and wharves for pennies. If you didn't work, you were accused of "fiddlin' around."

The "outland" was considered to be anything west of the Mississippi River, and early pioneers who traveled there were called "outlanders." Their rowdy behavior and loud clothing were thought by many to be "outlandish."

There is so much about The River . . . so much tradition, so much history, so much adventure. It is a force unto itself. He was reminded of this by a song lyric composed and sung by one of the boat’s entertainers, Bob Sembiante:

“There’s a mystery in these waters, Something simple, something strong. There’s a power, there’s a peace, A planet’s tale, an old man’s song.

And here we are together Standing silent at the rail

D’Silva, director of PAWS San Diego. “Imagine having to choose between feeding yourself or your pet. Our pets are family. PAWS San Diego keeps pet families together by supporting individuals facing tough situations.” The Escondido event is free and includes affordable services, resources and education. For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Kelli Schry at (619) 250-6801 or kschry@sdhumane.org. PAWS San Diego – a program of San Diego Humane Society – provides essential pet services and support to low-income seniors, chronically ill, disabled, and homeless individuals to help them keep their pets. For more information about PAWS San Diego, visit www.sdhumane.org/paws.

Vista Center to Hold Quilt Stash Buster Class - The Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista will hold “Quilt Stash Buster” classes on February 6 and 13, and the first and third Mondays starting in March, from 1:00–3:00pm. Join other lovers of all things quilting and increase your skills while using up your stash of fabric. New pattern each month. Free! For information, contact Sherrie Smith at 760.580.5874 or email coastalquilting@yahoo.com.

Vista Center to Hold Free Windows 10 Classes - A free Windows 10 Class “Performing Day to Day Tasks with Apps” is being offered at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista on February 7 and 21. One class reservation per person per month. Held from 2:30– 4:00pm, and presented by Randy Crumpler. For information or to reserve your spot, call 760.643.5281. Woman’s Club of Vista Announces Meeting – On Wednesday, February 8th, the Woman’s Club of Vista will meet at 10:30am at the Shadowridge Golf Club, 1980 Gateway Drive, Vista. Cost of the luncheon is $18 ($15 for members); annual dues are $40, which includes one free lunch

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Just listening to the mighty river’s tale. --There’s a place I can return to Like returning to a friend. And I can hear the river calling me again. Yes, I can hear the river calling me again. The Rivers Call

Music and Lyrics by Bob Sembiante c 2003. ••••• The part of He was played by lyle e davis

The part of Her was played by Evelyn Madison

The part of the Mississippi was played by its very own self.

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The Paper • Page 4 • February 2, 2017 Arrest Made in 2002 Escondido Homicide

On September 10, 2002 at Dee’s Sports Tavern, 426 N. Rose St, Hector Mendieta (DOB 8-15-81) and Bartolo Velador (DOB 9-24-66) were in a physical altercation. During the fight, Mendieta stabbed Velador and fled the scene. Velador later died as a result of his injuries. As Escondido Police Detectives began working the case, they learned that Mendieta fled the country into Mexico. Detectives developed probable cause to believe Mendieta was responsible for the murder, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

In 2012 this case was re-initiated by the Escondido Police Department Cold Case Homicide Unit. Believing there was still sufficient evidence to charge Mendieta with murder, in 2013 the Cold Case Unit requested the assistance of the US Marshal’s San Diego Fugitive Task Force in an effort to locate and arrest Mendieta. In June of 2016 the US Marshal’s San Diego Fugitive Task Force located Mendieta in Mexico, and Mexican authorities arrested him for the warrant. After a lengthy extradition process, Mendieta was flown to the United States and delivered to officers from the Escondido Police Department. Mendieta, now 35 years old, was later booked into the Vista Detention Facility for First Degree Murder.

Man About Town Three Days of Dignity

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Escondido Police Detective Ross Umstot at 760-839-4463, or leave an anonymous tip at 760-743TIPS (8477). Sobriety Enforcement Results

The Escondido Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Saturday, January 28, at 2nd Avenue and Broadway. 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.

High Visibility Enforcements, which include 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 alcohol or drug impaired, bringing about more awareness and encouraging everyone to use sober designated drivers. Following are other results from this event: 1917 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. 671 vehicles were screened in primary. 50 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) 24 total citations were issued during the checkpoint. (6 for suspended license and 11 for unlicensed driver, 6 for no insurance.) 1 DUI arrest. 4 Field Sobriety Tests Educational material was distributed regarding DUI problems.

Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes,

of the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido were there; our president, Fred Wollman, even sponsored the tent where veteran's animals were cared for and where free pet food and supplies were distributed; our own Sherri Weeks-Rivera posted a fantastic video of the skydiver descending and landing . . . another had the fly-over . . plenty of photos were taken to document this great event. I saw a number of friends there, including Jim and Carol MacIsaac, also members of my Kiwanis Club, Jean Weeks . . . and good ol' Arie DeJong . . . the member from our club who so graciously made the Green Oak Ranch available for the folks putting on the Stand Down.

license suspension and other expenses that can exceed $10,000 not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out.

The Escondido Police Department will be conducting additional DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints on an ongoing basis. The department is committed to lowering deaths and injuries. Home Invasion and Attempted Robbery

On Friday, January 27, at 2:14 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to the 4600 block of Park Drive. The caller reported that a female was screaming and stated a male tried to attack her. The suspect was described as a unknown race light skinned male adult, late 30’s or early 40’s, wearing a black ski mask and dark clothing.

Officers responded to the scene and located a female victim. The victim stated an unknown race light skinned male adult entered her home through an unlocked front door screen, tied her up, and began to search the residence. The victim was able to escape the residence and ran outside. A neighbor standing outside, heard the screaming, and observed the suspect run away from the residence. The neighbor tackled the suspect and wrestled him to the ground. The suspect was able to escape and was chased, by the neighbor, to the area of Cove Drive and Park Drive.

One of the spokespersons (she didn't want her name used) said the results were a huge success. They could not have been happier.

I know several of my fellow members

There were free showers, haircuts, medical and dental screenings, massages, chiropractic treatment, food, clothing, counseling - just a super,

Tha’nk you for all you each do to keep The Paper coming.

The article on the Statue of Liberty was informative. The facts were things I never thought about.

To hear personal experiences and thoughts of incoming Americans were spiritually stimulating. Great job, Friedrich Gomez! /s/ Jan Sopher (a subscriber)San Diego, Ca. Letter to the Editor:

And Lyle, why didn't you go straight to the Computer Factory initially versus detouring through Fry's?? I hope that both Paul & Nome gave you a

super job.

'Three Days of Dignity!"

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A great Event.

••••• You’ve heard me talk in this column before about our tremendous Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido. I’ve been a member for over 25 years and have made some terrific friends during that time frame

We are always looking for new members and interesting guest speakers, programs and service projects.

We met with an individual for lunch today concerning the possibility of staging a regular Question and Answer Session for Social Security. There are a lot of benefits within Social Security that you may not know about.

Host Arie de Jong, right, in blue jacket, owner of Green Oaks Ranch, salutes a Marine officer. In the background is Division 37 Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor, Lori Butler

North County came together ... an estimated 200 veterans were registered, 130 of whom were provided housing; We had 600 volunteers which translates to 3 volunteers for every veteran a most desirable ratio. All too often you have one volunteer for 5 or 6 veterans. This worked out beautifully.

A Bouquet for Us

A perimeter was set up in the area and with the assistance of the San Diego Sheriffs K-9 units and Air Support Unit a search was conducted. After an exten-

I can't remember when I was more proud of North San Diego County.

I attended the 1st Annual North County Stand Down Saturday and was very impressed with what had happened.

Letters to the Editor

Take pride, North County! Ya done good! And to the committee of volunteers (mostly veterans but many civilians as well) - I bow down in your general direction. You made a miracle happen and the veterans you served today will long remember your kindness and benevolence. This Stand Down truly represented

Yolanda York, a public relations specialist for Social Security tells of how delighted she was at the Sand Down program when she met with a veteran who was frustrated by a $500 overpayment due Social Security; he also had a $1200 a month veteran’s disability. Yolanda told him he’d be eligible for a $600 additional Social Security benefit in three years time. He was unaware that you can collect both veteran’s benefits and Social Security. He was delighted at the news and Yoland was delighted to help him. The Social Security team helped around 19 separate veterans with Social Security issues. Yolanda simply shines when she’s able to give information to help someone gain all of their Social Security benefits. Stay tuned for more similar information.


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sive search of the area officers were unsuccessful in locating the suspect. Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the lead in the investigation.

The investigation into the Home Invasion and Attempted Robbery is ongoing. Serious Injury Accident - Escondido

On January 27, 2017 at about 1:22 AM officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched along with the Escondido Fire Department to the area of Centre City Parkway at Country Club Lane regarding a serious injury collision. Officers arrived and located two involved vehicles.

Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene it appears a 21 year old male was driving south on Centre City Parkway in a white 2016 Ford Focus. A 30 year old male driver in a white Kia Sorrento was making a left turn from Centre City Parkway to westbound Country Club Lane. The two vehicles collided causing major injuries to two of the three passengers in the Ford Focus. The driver of the Kia did not have any passengers on board and had only a complaint of pain.

One of the female passengers in the Ford Focus suffered traumatic head injury and serious injury to her heart. These injuries are considered life threatening. The second female passenger suffered a punctured lung and a serious spinal injury. There was evidence at the scene that the driver of the Ford Focus had been drinking alcohol. The other driver had

not been drinking and impairment was not a factor. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Kyle Beierly of the Traffic Division. Traffic officers have developed probable cause to arrest Gerardo Morales for felony DUI with injury. Morales is a 21 year old resident of Vista, Ca. He was treated and released from the hospital and later booked into the Vista Detention Center. Morales is being charged with one count of DUI with injury, a felony.

To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. For breaking news releases, please follow the Escondido Police Department on Twitter at twitter.com/escondidopolice.

black jacket. The jacket had a gray hood and the sleeves had gray and white stripes. The suspect was wearing gloves and carrying a black handbag.

Home Burglary - San Marcos

Investigators from the San Marcos Sheriff's Station want your help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a home burglary in San Marcos.

If you have any information on the suspect or this incident, call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

It happened around 10:00 a.m. on January 23rd at a home in the 3500 block of Grand Avenue in San Marcos. As you can see in the video, the suspect forced his way into the house through a locked, side bedroom window after breaking the glass. The suspect ransacked the home and stole jewelry.

Another view of the suspect after the burglary

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The suspect is also believed to have burglarized another home in Escondido on January 11th.

As you can see in these screen grabs from the surveillance video, the suspect is a black man in his early to mid-20s wearing black shoes, dark jeans and a

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thump upside the head! I haven't seen an ad in your fine publication from Fry's. Also, why does West Country Club Lane through the embattled Country Club area remain at 25mph? I run that trail all of the time and it can easily handle 40mph without the golf carts. Ahhhhhh, Escondido! Best, Randy Hartsock

Editor’s Note: Sorry, I don’t have a clue as to what you’re talking about regarding Fry’s. They don’t advertise with us, Computer Factory does. What am I missing in your letter? The Spanos family rejected 55 years of fan support!

Sadly, the team that hundreds of thousands of loyal San Diego Charger fans have supported for years has now left San Diego. This is the same team that left Los Angeles after its first year in the upstart American Football League in 1961. It is also the team that a few years later, won the 1963 AFL Championship game in Balboa Stadium. I remember it well. I was a young boy when my father: long time real estate broker: James L. Lambert started a family tradition by regularly supporting the Chargers. By the time the team started playing at ‘Jack Murphy Stadium’, many such North County and San Diego families enjoyed seeing ‘the local team’ play during each fall season. By the time I got out of college and started my career in the banking industry, I really enjoyed sitting near my parents as they cheered on the local team. Over time I would go to the Sunday afternoon games with friends and members of my own family. Sadly that is now gone for thousands of us.

For a long time Mr. Spanos and his family were residents in La Jolla. They were blessed with a large home with tremendous views of the La Jolla coastline. It staggers my mind that they would walk away from not only this picturesque and beautiful area but a city that so faithfully supported their team. It was only in the last 5 years or so when rumors of the team leaving did fan support wane. While the voters rejected their tax payer supported move to down town, the logical suggestion to build a new stadium in Mission Valley was rejected by the Spanos family. Certainly, Mission Valley seemed to be the best location for a new stadium. It would have been the most cost effective and certainly the best location for transporting fans to the stadium. AND, the city was willing to give the team 166 acres for a 100 year lease at the cost of only $1 a year. Yet, Mr. Spanos said no and our beloved city lost its 3rd national professional sports franchise (the NBA Rockets & Clippers being the others) in the last 40 years. How sad.

/s/James “Lee” Lambert San Diego County, Ca.

Apples and Oranges

Dear Editor,

I enjoy The Paper; some of the Chuckles are especially worth keeping.

The front page articles are interesting and educational. The one I just finished is by Friedrich Gomez and titled America's Silent Majority. He's obviously a very good writer. I believe he is correct in noting that most Americans would be surprised to know that the largest ethnic group in the nation is German-American.

I was surprised. Growing up in Michigan, I didn't even visit Frankenmuth, MI till I went back there for a visit one time! But I did spend the summer between my Junior and Senior high school years as a foreign exchange student to Germany. I even have GermanJewish ancestry on my maternal grandfather's side.

The reason I am writing is because as I was reading the article, it was already in my mind to brace myself in case a particular comparison was made between the anti-German feelings during WWI and the antiMuslim feelings today. And then it reared its verboten head on the page right in front of me. Although I wasn't around near the turn of the 20th Century, I doubt the GermanAmericans were going to places of worship that promoted things like Sharia law or jihad or anti-American sentiments.

Although Mr. Gomez did not pen the original comparison - he was quoting author Erik Kirschbaum he would not have included it in his composition if he didn't sympathize with that view. The Germans were persecuted, at other times in our history it was the Irish, then the Chinese and if you recall the Zoot Suit wars of the 40's, at that time it was the Hispanics.

All of those acts came of ignorance and unrealistic fears, often helped along by Progressive leaders like President Wilson. The greatest ignorance occurring today regarding the Muslims is that most Americans do not seem to know that first, they are not strictly a religious faction. They are every bit as much a political and militant organization as they are a religious one.

Second, they have one solitary mission - to convert or annihilate any and all peoples of the world who are not of the Muslim faith. A third thing is that they are making a steady and successful move on our very own country. They do this through the 30-year-old refugee resettlement program. They do it by getting positions in the government. They do it by holding jihadist meetings in their mosques and creating terrorist cells wherever they can.

I personally know a former Marine and Viet Nam Vet who has made it his personal mission to visit mosques and research the goings-on and keep

a steady watch on activities of Muslims in America, especially in San Diego where there is a high level of activity. Make no mistake, they are brilliantly planning to infiltrate and eventually wage war from within.

This is much like the Socialist/ Communist movement. It will be interesting to see which ideologue will be the most successful. But to my point. There really is no comparison, and as soon as the attempt to compare the German-American persecution to the legitimate wariness we have of Muslims in our country popped out from the article, I knew I had to voice my view. So there you have it. If I sound like an alarmist, it's because we had better become alarmed at the truth, which is all I have stated.

Thanks for entertaining us with the unique publication called The Paper. Have a blessed day. Sincerely,

/s/Eileen Fernandez San Diego County, Ca.

Letters to the Editor are always welcome. Try to keep them to 250 words or less. Email them to:

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Assembly Back to Work

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has appointed me to serve on six committees for the new two-year session.

I'm excited to be re-appointed to Health Committee and address many issues important to my district, including access and affordable health insurance, Medi-Cal and Denti-Cal, clinics, mental health treatment and long-term care facilities.

My experience as a city councilmember helps as Vice Chair of Local Government Committee, involving land use, housing, infrastructure financing, charter cities, state mandates and other issues with major local impacts here at home. With five gaming of eight total federally recognized Tribal Governments in the 75th Assembly District, I am re-appointed to the Governmental Organization Committee, with responsibilities over Indian gaming, horse-racing, gambling, tobacco, public records, emergency services and natural disasters.

I will also serve as Vice Chair of the Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media Committee, dealing with policies affecting the entertainment industries, tourism, arts and museums, professional and amateur sports including the regulation of athlete agents, and Internet media.

I will continue to serve on the Joint Rules Committee, governing legislative rules and other matters relating to Assembly business and have been appointed to the Legislative Ethics Committee, which helps ensure the honest, ethical and transparent functioning of the Legislature. In addition to committees, I will continue as Minority Floor Leader working with my Democratic counterpart to help ensure smooth floor operations and parliamentary procedure so that all key policy measures receive full and fair consideration.

I am looking forward to a productive session as I continue to serve the people of this wonderful district.


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Social Butterfly Cont. from Page 3

and a name-tag pin. The program being presented is by the Sisterhood Theatre from San Marcos, with song and dance. The charge is $5 if attending only the show at 12:40pm. All are welcome. For information and lunch reservation, call 760.822.6824. Visit the website at www.womansclubofvista.org.

Valentine’s Dance Event on February 11th - Simply The Best Singles, an upscale organization for singles looking for relationships, marriage and more, offers a "Valentines King and Queen Dance and Mixer" Saturday, February 11, 7:30pm to 11:30pm, at the Del Mar Marriott, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, 92130; NE corner of I-5 and Hwy 56. DJ music from 70s to current; complimentary appetizers; icebreaker w/prizes; upscale dressy. Parking, $7/selfpark. Pre-pay tickets: $20/person; $15/person for two or more. $25/at the door. Purchase tickets at www.SimplyTheBestSingles.com, or call 858.215.4667.

Sorority to Hold Queen’s Court Luncheon - The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi International will hold its’ Queen’s Court Luncheon, “Sisters Shine Brightly,” on Saturday, February 11th, at 11am at Sundance Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 2250 N. Broadway, Escondido. All Beta Sigma Phi’s – active, inactive, on leave, transferees, and guests are invited and asked to make a reservation by February 5th by calling Peggy at 760.743.2610. The cost is $15/person. Chapters will be crowning their queens and enjoy friendships. Beta Sigma Phi is a social, cultural and philanthropic International Sorority, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, with chapters throughout the world. If you are interested in belonging to a special organization and make new friends, call Sheila at 760-4896543. (Disregard the notice in last week’s issue – updated information here.) DAR Chapter to Meet Saturday, February 11 - The Santa Margarita Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet on Saturday, February 11, at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. Students from local elementary schools will receive awards for their essays in American History and students from local high schools will receive the DAR Good Citizen Awards. The meeting begins at 9:30am with a breakfast buffet and the program and business meeting follows. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot who supplied aid in some way to the colonists fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. Visit santamargarita.californiadar.org.

“For the Love of Chocolate” Festival Coming Soon – The Escondido Downtown Business Association is bringing back “A Tasting Affair,” the Escondido Chocolate Festival, on Saturday, February 11th, from 1-5pm. Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to Downtown Escondido to enjoy the "For The Love of Chocolate" Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll along to 20+ participating restaurants, shops and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers. Take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride down Historic Grand Avenue. Plus, don’t miss the 2nd Saturday, Escondido Art Walk! Here’s how it works: Attendees purchase a ticket “Passport,” from “Will Call” on Maple Street Plaza, which includes a tasting glass; bag filled w/swag, coupons and information from participating Grand Avenue businesses and map indicating each “tasting location.” Then stroll to each of the 20+ locations to sample chocolate or chocolate-themed tasting paired with wine, beer or champagne. Attendees must finish any alcoholic beverages prior to leaving each location. Tickets “Passports” are $35, until 5pm on 2/10/17 or $45 at Will Call on 2/11/17. Designated Driver (no alcohol) tickets are $20 until 5pm 2/10 or $30 at Will Call on 2/11. For information, visit Passport Tickets website facebookhttp://www.BrownPaperTickets.com/ event/2745525 or Facebook https://www.Facebook.com/EscondidoCh ocFest/. Vista

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Appreciation Class - A music appreciation program is offered to those lovers and newcomers of classical music interested in learning to listen to, appreciate, and enjoy classical music; held at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista on the first and third Wednesday each month from 1–3pm. Free, and no registration required; hosted by Hank Presutti. For information, call 760.758.1123 or email luigibeethoven@cox.net. Oceanside Mural Initiative Launched by MainStreet Oceanside – MainStreet Oceanside (MSO) is launching the Oceanside Mural Initiative (OMI); the objective of which is to transform downtown Oceanside into a public arts destination through the creation of unique, visually captivating murals in the downtown area, to highlight this beach community and its unique and diverse character. OMI, through MSO, is issuing a request for artists to submit proposals to create a mural in 2017. Artists do not need to be residents of Oceanside to apply, but must have an interest in enhancing the downtown Oceanside community. Artists do not need to have previous mural experience, but are expected to possess the necessary skills and expertise to create a mural. Selected artists must be capable of providing a professional and quality service while working in tandem with the property owner and respective agencies (business and residential) invested in the downtown community. From the initial artist request process, a small selection of finalists will be chosen to submit renderings of their mural concepts. Final muralists will be selected from these concept renderings. The first muralist will receive a stipend of $6,000. Muralist is responsible for all costs associated with creation of the mural including materials, rentals, insurance, and any fees associated with the installation. Once the muralist has been selected, a walk through will occur immediately to identify the location and the actual dimensions of the mural (expected dimensions range from 20’ x 30’ to 40’ x 60’). Phase One: Submission Process- To be considered as a selected artist (finalist), you are required to submit information by the deadline of Wednesday, February 15, 2017: Basic Information; Artist Profile; Artist Skills and Qualifications; References and Experience. How to Submit: Submit information requested in one of the following ways, by Wednesday, February 15th; via email: gumaro@mainstreetoceanside.com; subject: Oceanside Mural Initiative. Via mail, MainStreet Oceanside, Attn: Oceanside Mural Initiative, 701 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054. There are details you need to know before submission, and then about Phase Two, Regarding Selected Finalists, etc. Contact Gumaro Escarcega, Program Manager of MSO, at 760.754.4512 (office), or visit the website at www.msoceanside.com.

Fallbrook Art Association Meeting Announced - The February 18th meeting of the Fallbrook Art Association will have a demonstration of Golden Paints by representative Kevin Greenland. Come see what's new and pick up some tips at the same time. There will be a small workshop following the meeting. Contact Carol Reardon 760-731-6677 to get your name on the list. The meeting will be at the Fallbrook Womans Club, 238 W. Mission Rd, Fallbrook, starting at 9am. There will not be a critique session at this meeting. The Art Association also announces the call for entries for the Open Judged Theme Art Show, "Dream a Little Dream," March 2-29, at the Brandon Gallery, 105 North Main Avenue, Fallbrook. FAA membership is not required to enter. Joe Oakes, an award winning Coachella Valley artist specializing in landscapes and structures, will be the judge. There will be several awards, including Best of Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, The Bev Thordarson Memorial Theme Award, special judges awards and a Plein Air Award. The maximum framed dimension is 30" x 30", with a limit of 2 entries per artist. Take in will be February 24th and 25th, noon3pm. Reception and awards March 4th, 57pm, and pick up March 29th and 30th, noon-3pm. For more information, see fallbrookartassn.org.

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

The Real Tragedies of the USS Indianapolis

Among the many tragic stories of World War II, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis resulted in a miscarriage of justice that sent its skipper to his doom. Capt. Charles B. McVay III was the commanding officer of the heavy cruisier USS Indianapolis (CA-35) when it was lost in July 1945, after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, I-58.

The Indianapolis departed Tinian after delivering the two atomic weapons to the U.S. Army Air Corps destined for Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The ship’s mission was top secret and had no escort destroyers protecting it. Because of the secrecy, none of the surrounding fleet knew of the ship’s mission or whereabouts even after delivering its cargo. As the ship was going down, SOS calls for help went unheeded because ships in the area thought the signals might be a Japanese trap trying to lure U.S. ships. The submarine attack on the Indianapolis resulted in a massive loss of life. More than 300 of the ship’s 1,100-man crew were lost, primarily to sharks as well as wounds sustained in the torpedo attack. It took five days before a Navy scout plane finally spotted the survivors.

While the surviving crew was lauded as heroes, the Navy, not wanting to admit to the tragic mistake of not protecting one of its capital ships, decided someone had to take the blame. Of all the captains in the history of the United States Navy, McVay is the only one court-martialed for losing a ship sunk by an act of war. The fact he was on a top-secret mission maintaining radio silence fell on deaf ears in Washington. Even JapaneseCommander MochitsuraHashimotoI, who sunk the Indianapolis, testified in McVay’s behalf. He told the court there was no way the American skipper could have avoided the attack. The surviving Indianapolis crewmembers knew their captain was being sacrificed. Nonetheless, for years the captain was deluged with hate mail and harassing phone calls from family members of those lost at sea. McVay’s record up until the sinking was superb. He guided the Indianapolis through the invasion of Iwo Jima, then the bombardment of

Okinawa in the spring of 1945. For years the Navy claimed the Indianapolis’ SOS messages were never received because the ship was operating under a policy of radio silence. However, declassified records now show that three SOS messages were received separately, but none were acted upon because one the officers thought it was a Japanese ruse, another had given orders not to be disturbed, and a third was drunk.

Admiral Chester Nimitz, commander of the Pacific Fleet, issued McVay a letter of reprimand for not using the “zig-zag” maneuver. However, in Washington, D.C., Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Ernest King overturned Nimitz’s decision and recommended a court-martial.

In his book Abandon Ship, author Richard F. Newcomb suggests one possible motive for Admiral King's ordering McVay's court-martial. According to Captain McVay's father, Admiral Charles B McVay Jr: "'King never forgot a grudge," he replied in anger. King had been a junior officer under the old man's command when King and other junior officers sneaked some women aboard a ship. Admiral McVay had letter of reprimand placed in King's record. "Now," he raged to his son, "King's used you to get back at me.'"

American submarine experts testified that "zigzagging" was a technique of negligible value in eluding enemy submarines. Sub Commander Hashimoto also testified in agreement.Despite that testimony, the official ruling was that visibility was good, and the court held McVay responsible for failing to zigzag.

On Nov. 6, 1968, Captain McVay committed suicide by shooting himself at his Litchfield, Conn., home. USS Indianapolis survivors organized, and many spent years attempting to clear their skipper's name. Ironically, more than 50 years after the incident, a 12-year-old Pensacola, Fla., student, Hunter Scott, was instrumental in raising awareness of the miscarriage of justice carried out at the captain's court-martial. As part of a school project for the National History Day program, the young man interviewed nearly 150 survivors of the Indianapolis sinking and reviewed 800 documents. His testimony before Congress brought national attention to the McVay case. In October 2000, the United States Congress passed a resolution that McVay's record should reflect that "he is exonerated for the loss of the USS Indianapolis." President Clinton also signed the resolution. Commander Hashimoto died Oct. 25, five days before McVay’s exoneration. In July 2001, Secretary of the Navy Gordon R. England ordered McVay's official Navy record purged of all

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Escondido Charitable Foundation Announces Availability of Grants – An affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, the Escondido Charitable Foundation (ECF) announced its annual call for grant applications. In its 10th grant cycle, ECF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit proposals that support programs investing in our youth. ECF believes Escondido’s young people are among the city’s strongest assets and can help fulfill the vision of a better Escondido. Projects can focus on a broad range of areas, including leadership and responsibility, enrichment programs, community and cultural engagement, job and life skills. The goal is to engage youth in the community and develop in them a strong civic responsibility, building toward a future with heavy community involvement. Eligible nonprofit organizations serving Escondido may submit proposals of $15,000 to $35,000. Additionally, projects should be practical, achievable within a 12-month time frame, and have prospects for long-term sustainability. Grant guidelines are available. The grant application can be accessed at http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/3 6978-Escondido-Charitable-Foundation. Deadline for submissions is February 21, 2017 at 5:00pm. For more information about the application, contact Kerri Favela at kerri@sdfoundation.org. DAR Chapter Welcomes New Member -

The Center of the Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has welcomed new member Kerreen Moore whose Revolutionary War ancestor is John Wellington, from Massachusetts.

Kerreen Moore (right) receiving oath by Margaret Simonsen

Invitation to Attend Country Friends/Kenda Scott Event – On Wednesday, February 22, from 1-4pm, join the Country Friends for Sips, Sweets and Jewels at the Kendra Scott Fashion Valley, 7707 Friars Road, San Diego. 92108. Shop for a good cause; 20% of the proceeds benefit The Country Friends. Also, they will be doing a gift with purchase. For more information, contact The Country Friends, 6030 El Tordo, P.O.Box 142, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067.

How to Write A Successful Screenplay – On Thursday, February 23rd, at 6:30pm, at the San Marcos County Library, a 30 year veteran of the literary arts, a successful screenwriter for Hollywood, a member of our writing group, has consented to do a talk on what it takes to make it. Michael McLeod has been an actor on stage and screen, so he knows his stuff. His pointers apply not only to screenplays, but all types and genres of fiction. Limited seating, so come early. For information, contact

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Water Wise Landscape Design for Homeowners – On Saturday, February 25th, from 10:30am-1:30pm, the City of Escondido Environmental Programs Division will hold a workshop on Water Wise Landscape Designing. Learn the basics of water wise landscape makeovers in this free workshop, including soil & turf removal, design, planning & implementation, plant selection, irrigation, and rainwater catchment. The workshop will be held in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library, with check-in starting at 10am. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required by February 24th, at library.escondido.org/register. For questions, email them to water@escondido.org or call 760.839.4662.

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NEVER ALONE: HOW SPIRITUAL IDEAS WORK IN US

Moore received the oath by Chaplain Margaret Simonsen and was presented with a chapter yearbook and a DAR lapel pin by chapter Regent Sharon Bartholomew. Center of the Valley Chapter is open to women lineally descended from a patriot who aided in the fight for independence during the American Revolutionary War. For information, visit http://www.valleycenter.californiadar.org.

You are invited to a healing Christian Science Lecture: Never Alone: How Spiritual Ideas Work in Us Created by Melanie Wahlberg, Christian Science Practitioner of Forest Grove, Ca.

Melanie Wahlberg

In this talk, we will explore God’s nature as Spirit, Love, and Mind. We’ll talk about how to pray so we can be healed by this nature based on the teachings of the bible and Christ Jesus. Childcare provided.

When: Friday, February 10, 7 p.m. Where: Christian Science Church 300 S. Ditmar Street, Oceanside, 92054 Cost: Free

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prized Virginia Baked Ham. Tell me, Rabbi, when are you going to break down and try it?" The rabbi looked at the priest with a big grin, and said, "At your wedding." The Usher

An elderly woman walked into the local country church. The friendly usher greeted her at the door and helped her up the flight of steps.

"Where would you like to sit?" he asked politely. "The front row, please," she answered.

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"You really don't want to do that," the usher said. "The pastor is really boring." "Do you happen to know who I am?" the woman inquired. "No," he said.

"I'm the pastor's mother," she replied indignantly. "Do you know who I am?" he asked. "No," she said. "Good," he answered. Show and Tell

A kindergarten teacher gave her class a "show and tell" assignment. Each student was instructed to bring in an object that represented their religion to share with the class.

The first student got up in front of the class and said, "My name is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is a Star of David." The second student got up in front of the class and said, "My name is Mary. I'm a Catholic and this is a Rosary."

The third student got in up front of the class and said, "My name is Tommy. I am Methodist, and this is a casserole." The Best Way To Pray

A priest, a minister and a guru sat discussing the best positions for prayer, while a telephone repairman worked nearby. "Kneeling is definitely the best way to pray," the priest said.

"No," said the minister. "I get the best results standing with my hands outstretched to Heaven."

"You're both wrong," the guru said. "The most effective prayer position is lying down on the floor." The repairman could contain himself no longer. "Hey, fellas," he interrupted. "The best prayin' I ever did was when I was hangin' upside down from a telephone pole." The Twenty and the One

A well-worn one-dollar bill and a

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Cowboy Jack to Perform at St. Margaret's Mardi Gras - Cowboy Jack and the North County Cowboys will be performing at the St. Margaret's Mardi Gras event from 6-9pm on Tuesday, February 28th. St. Margaret's is located at 4300 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, 92056. Cowboy Jack's vintage country band covers some of the greats, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and more. Also at the Mardi Gras will be potluck food, beer brew contest, dancing, and more. For info, call 769.941.5560. For Cowboy Jack information, call 760.521.5007; visit www.hankshow.com; https://www.facebook.com/events/572098 819656830/.

Commemorative Partners with the U.S. Department of Defense for the U.S.A. Vietnam War Commemoration. Many Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) were honored to volunteer at this first North County Stand Down.

History Museum Honors Pearl Harbor Hero A permanent exhibition at the Valley Center History Museum honoring local veterans has been expanded to recognize the late A. Kenneth Hartle who earned fame as a hero at Pearl Harbor during World War II.

A Valley Center resident for 55 years, he died January 24 at age 103. He had been the Commemorative Flag Presented to Navy's oldest Vietnam Veterans surviving s a l vage diver. Hartle was a deep sea master diver who repeatedly risked death, according to documentation at the Valley Center Historical Society. Certified to dive underwater at 100 feet, he often went far beyond that depth to tow away unexploded torpedoes, salvage downed ships and planes sunk by the Japanese, and retrieve bodies. Hartle joins other Valley Center veterans in an exhibit titled "Honoring pictured Matt Foster, Wanda Prosser, Our Local Heroes". Included are tributes to Capt. Lester Rice, comTom Gowan manding officer of the aircraft carCommander VFW Post 1513 in Escondido rier USS Valley Forge; Capt. William Roe, and Chairman of North County Veterans organizer of the California State Guard; and Stand Down Matt Foster and Tom Gowan, 12 men who served in the Civil War. A rare both retired Marines, accepted a 50th Civil War discharge certificate is also on disAnniversary Vietnam Commemorative Flag play. The museum at 29200 Cole Grade from Santa Margarita DAR Chapter memRoad is open Tuesdays through Saturdays ber Wanda Prosser on behalf of Sharon from noon to 4 pm. Admission is free. For Bartholomew, regent of the Center of the more information, visit vchistory.org or call Valley DAR Chapter. Both chapters are 760.749.2993.

AAS Names December Scholars of Month – Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAS) is proud of its scholars and recognizes several each month for their achievements; they are nominated by teachers and staff for their academic excellence, work ethic, leadership skills, virtual involvement, and selected by AAS leadership team for the monthly honor. Middle School Scholar from Del Mar, “Luke has a very strong work ethic; he is very responsible and independent. Despite his scheduling conflicts with learning labs, he makes a point to watch the recordings and completes the required activities. He takes ownership of his work and communicates very well with his teachers; he is a very polite young man and a good advocate for himself,” said teacher Jennifer Tatum. High School Scholar from Del Mar, “Jason is an A student who is both smart and responsible in doing his work; he always wants to do well and works for it!” said teacher Jordan Harnish.

MainStreet Oceanside Valentine’s Mixer – On Tuesday, February 7th, from 5-7pm, there will be a Valentine’s Mixer at Surfside Tap Room, 507 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside. There will be speed networking, wear red for opportunity drawing, and a heart story board. Cost is $5/person. Music by Raynaldo Martine; chocolate fountain by Yummie Fountains, food by Breakwater Brewing Co. RSVP to Gumaro@MainStreetOceanside.com or call 760.754.4512, ext. 102.

Oceanside Women's Club Chili Cook Off - On Saturday, March 4, from 11am-2pm, the Oceanside Woman's Club will be holding a Women's Chili Cook Off by members of their club, at their Clubhouse, 1606 Missouri Avenue, Oceanside. The Woman's Club members will make chili and cornbread; a bowl of chili and cornbread is $5; drinks are extra. Entertainment will be a guitar music entertainer. This is a Woman's Club fundraiser for the Oceanside Fire Fighters Association.

EAA Scholarship Deadline Nears - The Escondido Art Association's 2017 Art Scholarship Program for graduating seniors

enrolled in any Escondido-based high school is well underway with President, Byron Marler and Publicity Co-Chair, Rosemarie Woldin, having already visited many of the Escondido high schools to give a brief presentation on the program to enthusiastic art students and teachers. All Escondido high school seniors who will be graduating this year are invited to participate. The $1,000 scholarship is being made available through the generous sponsorship of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Escondido. Prize money will be awarded in three categories: $500/First Place; $300/Second Place; and $200/Third Place. Students are judged on their submissions of three pieces of artwork (at least one original), an essay about their interest in art, and a letter of recommendation from their guidance counselor or art teacher. Popularity of this program has grown, with an average of about 70 pieces of artwork being submitted each year. The deadline for all entries to be submitted to the Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue in Escondido is Saturday, March 4, from 11am–4pm or Monday, March 6, from 4–6pm. A Reception and Awards Ceremony at the Artists Gallery will be on Saturday, March 11, from 5-8pm, with awards being presented at 6pm. Winners must be present to receive their cash awards. Scholarship materials and complete Guidelines are available from scholarship coordinators in the schools, online at the website, www.escondidoartist.weebly.com, or call Scholarship Committee Co-chairs Rosemarie Woldin, 760.743.6634 or Carol Crisci, 760.745.3585 for more information.

Library Hosts 13th Annual ScrabbleThon Tournament & Fundraiser – The Escondido Public Library and the Friends of Literacy Services will host the 13th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser on Saturday, March 11, from 8am to 1:30pm. The event will be held in the Auditorium of the Park Avenue Community Center, located at 210 Park Ave, Escondido. Doors open for player check-in at 8:30am and tourna-

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• Page 10 • February 2, 2017

A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

Continued Water Conservation

Olga Diaz

Council Member, Represents District 3

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similarly distressed twenty-dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired.

As they moved along the conveyor belt to be burned, they struck up a conversation.

The twenty-dollar bill reminisced about its travels all over the country. "I've had a pretty good life," the twenty proclaimed. "Why I've been to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, the finest restaurants in New York, performances on Broadway, and even a cruise to the Caribbean."

"Wow!" said the one-dollar bill. "You've really had an exciting life!"

"So, tell me," says the twenty, "where have you been throughout your lifetime?"

The California drought is officially over, for now. Over the past several years, Escondido residents have risen to the challenge of conserving water through increased efficiency and drought tolerant re-landscaping. We collectively developed new habits around irrigation schedules and invested in efficient appliances. These are good practices we must retain in anticipation of the next

Church, the Lutheran Church."

The twenty-dollar bill interrupts, "What's a church?" Goat for Dinner

The young couple invited their elderly pastor for Sunday dinner. While they were in the kitchen preparing the meal, the minister asked their son what they were having. "Goat," the little boy replied.

"Goat?" replied the startled man of the cloth, "Are you sure about that?" "Yep," said the youngster. "I heard Dad say to Mom, 'Today is just as good as any to have the old goat for dinner.' " •••• An engineer dies and goes to Hell. Dissatisfied with the level of comfort, he starts designing and building

The one dollar bill replies, "Oh, I've been to the Methodist Church, the Baptist

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severe drought but we also need to ask legislators to plan ahead. As water fell from the sky, I watched it soak the soil and flow to storm drains on its way to the ocean. My rain barrel was full in seconds and I wished I had been ready with ten more. It would have been nice if we could capture that water for later use, but rain barrels are a tiny fraction of the solution to droughts. What we really need are regional water storage lakes. Throughout the

improvements. After a while, Hell has air conditioning, flush toilets and escalators. The engineer is a pretty popular guy.

One day God calls and asks Satan, "So, how's it going down there?" Satan says, "Hey things are going great. We've got air conditioning and flush toilets and escalators, and there's no telling what this engineer is going to come up with next." God is horrified. "What? You've got an engineer? That's a mistake - he should never have gone down there! You know all engineers go to Heaven. Send him up here! " Satan says, "No way. I like having an engineer on the staff. I'm keeping him."

state we should be adding water storage lakes to supplement existing water infrastructure. With the drought “over” we should continue to work on water reliability issues so that we can be ready before it becomes another crisis. Keep conserving water and keep talking about droughts because we need to be ready for the next rainy day.

"Yeah, right," Satan laughs, "and where are you going to get a lawyer?" •••• "There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz SL500." ......... Lynn Lavner "It isn't premarital sex if you have no intention of getting married." ........ George Burns "Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship." ....... Sharon Stone "My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch." ...... Jack Nicholson "There's very little advice in men's magazines because men think, 'I know what I'm doing. Just show me somebody naked!" ..... Jerry Seinfeld

The Pastor Says . . . God says, "Send him back up here or I'll sue."

shrines. We can be thankful for their humility, willingness to sacrifice, and often endurance of abusive faultfinding. It is so interesting, now many years later, that we recognize their contributions to our freedom and way of life.

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The Prologue and Epilogue

February never seemed like a very exciting month. It doesn’t have New Year’s Eve, Ides of March, April showers, May flowers, or June weddings. Yet, it does have two of America’s most famous birthdays, George Washington’s and Abraham Lincoln’s. Fortunately, neither of these men sought deification, i.e. worship as gods such as the Caesars of Rome. In fact, they avoided any attempt to make themselves more than mere men. What I like about them is that they saw themselves as servants of the people. Neither died in the heroics of a battle – Washington with a deadly cold(Quinsy disease) and Lincoln by assassination. We Americans paid them due homage in the ritual of death and places of burial, but no

We all could pay heed to those who serve us as President, even though much at the moment seems justified in our faultfinding, often due to the misrepresentation of the news. We have only to look at what has benefitted us with the purchase of Alaska, the Louisiana Purchase, the National Parks, Social Security, and Medicare, just to name a few. It does seem to me that many cannot see beyond their myopia, prejudices, and narrow-mindedness. History has proven that what so many condemned as foolish, and even unAmerican, has become our best teacher.

The Bible gives us counsel and wisdom in the words of St. Paul, who, of anyone, had the right to condemn the leadership and government of his day, “First of all, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings (presidents) and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity”.1 Tim. 2:1,2.


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• Page 11 • February 2, 2017

A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

City to offer free tax preparation service

The San Marcos Senior Activity Center (SAC) is offering free tax preparation to low-to-moderate income community members of all ages with priority given to seniors 50 and over.

A team of AARP IRS-certified volunteers are ready to prepare and e-file your 2016 tax return. AARP volunteers work hard to make sure you get every tax credit and deduction you have earned.

There is no fee and no sales pitches for other services. This inperson service is available beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1 by appointment only, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the SAC and on Mondays at Palomar Estates East Mobile Home Park.

For an appointment, call the SAC at (760) 744-5535. For more information about the free tax preparation service or other SAC events, call (760) 744-5535 or visit www.san-marcos.net.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed

Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series

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ment play begins at 9am. Players must preregister by March 6, online at http://library.escondido.org/scrabblethon, by mail, or in person at the Literacy Services office, on the 2nd floor of the Library. The registration fee for adults is $25; for high school students $15. The Scrabble® tournament consists of five 30-minute games and is open to adults and high school students. Players sign-up to play in one of three divisions: Novice, Intermediate, or Advanced. Participants can compete individually or as a part of a four-player team. Team play requires all four teammates compete in the same division. Players compete for prizes at the end of each game, as well as the final awards for highest individual, team, and high school scores. Scrabble-Thon raises funds to benefit the Library’s Literacy Services program. Sponsored by the Friends of Literacy Services, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit Library support group, 100% of the proceeds will be used to provide literacy materials and resources. There will be opportunity drawings, a Pick-a-Tile game, and silent auction items throughout Scrabble-Thon. Opportunity drawing tickets will be on sale at the Library prior to March 11th and at the event. Donations are tax-deductible. Literacy Services Librarian, Lalitha Nataraj, noted, “Scrabble-Thon is a great, intergenerational activity that’s fun and also aids vital literacy efforts in the community. You definitely don’t have to be an expert to play, and we welcome local players from all around Southern California.” The Escondido Public Library is located at 239 South Kalmia Street, Escondido. For more information on Scrabble-Thon and library services, contact Lalitha Nataraj at 760.839.4219 or visit the website library.escondido.org.

Announcing Women’s Week Programs – The N. San Diego Business Chamber is announcing the 2017 San Diego Women’s Week starting on March 20th with a Free Opening Day, from 12noon-7pm, a full day at the Del Mar Fairgrounds featuring vendor village, breakout sessions, resume reviews, and more. The conference is entitled

Empowering Women in 2017, and will be a week full of inspiration, empowerment and connections. Events include the 8th Annual Inspiration Conference on Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm, and the all new Dare to Dream night of empowerment on Wednesday from 5:30-8:30pm. Thursday will be the Girlfriend’s Guide to Good Health, from 6-8pm, an evening of breakout sessions, Meet the Doctor, Health Screenings, and more. More details will be forthcoming. For information about vendor opportunities and other questions, call San Diego Women’s Week at 858.487.1767. Hike Las Posas Park to “P” Mountain The City of San Marcos invites you to go on a 6+ mile hike from 9am to noon on Saturday, February 4th. The challenging hike will depart from Las Posas Park to the top of “P” Mountain and hike to the aqueduct easement. The hike will return south on the aqueduct easement to Las Posas Park for a total of 6.1 miles and 840-foot elevation gain. Registration will take place at 8:30am at Cerro de Las Posas Park, 1387 W. Borden Rd., San Marcos. 33 09.639 N 117 11.199 W

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Releases with embedded photos will not be considered for publication.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Feb 9: Just Snap, Report, and Submit

Download the City of Vista’s mobile app for quick access to city information and services. The app, called ACCESS VISTA, provides Vista residents with another way to obtain information and to report issues in real time. To report problems in real-time, such as graffiti, damaged street signs, abandoned vehicles, illegal dumping or street lights that are out, and other local problems needing attention, use the ACCESS VISTA app.

Residents can track the request, see what others have reported, and check if the issue has been resolved. Android users should download the app from the Google Play Store and iPhone from the App Store. Search for “Access Vista” to download the app. Of course, residents can always call the Report a Problem hotline at 760-639-6177 or report problems online at CityofVista.com.

Together, we can make a difference in our community. Thank you for helping us to beautify our wonderful city!

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

Enlisted Recognition Reception

On Thursday, February 23, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, the Oceanside Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee will present the Enlisted Recognition Reception at the VeteransCenter of North County, located at 1617 Mission Avenue. The Enlisted Recognition Program was founded in 2001 as a way for the business community to recognize the excellence of our local enlisted personnel. This event is open to the public and will feature delicious Hors d’oeuvre and an evening of celebration as Marines and Sailors identified by their respective commands are recognized as top performers and contributors for the

year. The reception could not occur without the generous support of sponsors. Excellent branding opportunities with valuable exposure are available. $1,500 will provide you with admission for 8, your logo on the event website, your logo on the event program and your company will be mentioned by the event Master of Ceremonies. For $2,500 you will receive all of the previously mentioned benefits plus a ½ page ad in the event program, your logo on the sign at the entrance to the event and on event invitations, and a sidebar ad on the event website. For individual ticket prices and additional information, please call Scott Ashton at 760-7221534 or visit www.enlistedrecognition.com.

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Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory

www.computerfactorysanmarcos.com "San Diego's Best Computer Store 2016" Union Tribune readers poll

Yelp and the small business

Yelp is a “Crowd sourced Internet business review site.” Yelp offers local business search, rating, and reviews. It also has a food delivery and reservations service. Yelp sounds like a great idea. It is a forum for ordinary people to share their experiences with local businesses (good or bad). Ideally it should provide an incentive for businesses to treat their customers well. Positive revues would reward good business and negative reviews would penalize poor performers. It would seem to be a perfect system to promote good businesses and weed out the stinkers. To a certain extent this is true but there is an element that make most small businesses despise Yelp. It’s the human factor.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-002311 The name of the business: Shannon McGhee Consulting, located at 7007 Sitio Corazon, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by: Shannon McGhee 7007 Sitio Corazon Carlsbad, CA. 92009 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Shannon McGhee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/25/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 and 2/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001367 The name of the business: Martin’s Burning Bush Landscape Co., located at 4320 50th St #3, San Diego, Ca. 92115. This business is registered by: Curtis Edward Martin 4320 50th St. #3 San Diego, Ca. 92115 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Curtis E. Martin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/17/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 and 2/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001727 The name of the business: South Lake Tahoe Towing, located at 2303 James Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150. This business is registered by: Mangie Corporation 1710 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Angie Jimenez, Secretary

This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/19/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 and 2/23/2017.

If each customer was forced to give a review (on a scale of one to five) after each service experience, this system would work perfectly; every business would be fairly evaluated and rated against others. That of course is not the way Yelp works. Yelping is voluntary so very few folks actually take the time and trouble to review a business. When they do there is often a strong emotional incentive to do so.

In the case of The Computer Factory, we had only six reviews going back to 2010. Three were “five star,” three were “one star.” That gives us a very mediocre “three star” rating. During that time period we had over 12,000 transactions (sales orders and work orders). Those six reviews indicate that one out of every 4000 customers really love us and one out of every 4000 really hate us. Someone browsing Yelp might see that “three star” rating and conclude that we are a very mediocre place to take their PC. Conversely Joe Baggadonuts’ Computer Service might have a “five stare” rating. He lives in his car and fixes PCs when he’s sober. He got his mother, his X-wife and his parole officer to write positive reviews so he’s got a “five star” rating and doesn’t even own a computer.

Joe Baggadonuts may be an extreme example but goofy stuff often affects the Yelp ratings of small businesses. Of the three

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individuals who gave us negative reviews, Tia.S was someone that came in with a non-computer problem and obviously hates fat old men. George L was someone who bought a PC from us years ago. He woke up one morning six years later and decided that we must be compulsive gamblers who build PCs with used parts. Then there was Julie P. When she took over her daddy’s business she decided that her IT service tech was ripping them off and called us to complain. We told her that her IT service had nothing to do with us but we knew her IT service tech to be honest and competent. She didn’t like that at all so she dropped the “Yelp bomb” on us. Of those three negative reviews, none really had anything to do with our

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products and services. They were all about me. If only three out of every 12,000 folks don’t like me, I’ll take it. That puts me way ahead of Hillary, Donald and Barack.

Yelp can be useful in helping to screen product and service providers when you have no other information, but be careful. The Yelp ratings of many small businesses can be poisoned by individuals and competitors who have an agenda that really has nothing to do with the business itself. Most business owners can relate horror stories about customers attempting to extort discounts or special treatment with the “Yelp bomb” threat.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-000415

The name of the business: Nathan’s Conscious Cup, located at 321 Rancho Santa Fe St., 325D, San Marcos, CA. 92078.

This business is registered by:

Daniel Phillips

321 Rancho Sante Fe St. 325D

San Marcos, Ca. 92078

The business is conducted by an individual.

First day of business was n/a.

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The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed projects and does intend to APPROVE Director’s Permits on February 13, 2017: Project No.: P16-0026 (DP16-013) Applicant: San Diego Children’s Academy Request: A Director’s Permit to allow the continued operation and expansion of an existing child care facility (daycare center) with an outdoor play area. Specifically, the applicant is requesting to expand the child care facility (day care center) by occupying an additional 997 feet of interior space (increasing the total square footage from 1,994 square feet to 2,991 square feet) and increasing the number of permitted children from fifteen (15) children to thirty (30) children. Environmental Determination: Categorically Exempt (EX 16-050) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing building that will not be expanded. Location of the Property: 801 Grand Avenue Suite 6&7, San Marcos, CA 92069, more particularly described as: Portion of Lot 3, Block 79, of Map No. 806 as recorded in the Office of the San Diego County Clerk Assessor, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 219-18050-00

Project No.: P16-0032 (DP16-017) Applicant: Kathleen Quinn Request: A Director’s Permit renewal to allow the continued operation of a 1,080 square-foot yoga studio within an existing commercial center in the Commercial (C) Zone in the Business and Industrial District. Environmental Determination: Categorically Exempt (EX 16-037) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing facility with no expansion. Location of the Property: 801 Grand Avenue, Suite 4, San Marcos, 92078, more particularly described as: Portion of Lot 3, Block 79, of Map No. 806 (Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos), in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 219-172-48-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Art Pinon, Associate Planner, by calling (760) 744-1050 extension 3234, or via email apinon@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for non-residents) and a written appeal is submitted to the

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Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on February 23, 2017. The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at (760) 744-1050, extension 3233 or lkiss@san-marcos.net. 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 any 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: 2/2/17. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)

The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at the San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069; at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Project No: P15-0052: GPA 15-003, R 15-002, SP 15-004, MFSDP 15-004, ND 16-002 Applicant: National Community Renaissance Request: The proposed Specific Plan and MultiFamily Site Development Plan would allow for the construction (in two phases) of a 148-unit affordable apartment complex with a parking structure. The project includes a Rezone and General Plan Amendment to change the existing zone and land use designation to Specific Plan Area. The existing apartment buildings (136 units) would be demolished as part of the project. Environmental Determination: In accordance with CEQA, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (ND 16-002) was prepared and circulated for the project. Location of Property: 339-340 Marcos Street, more particularly described as: Portions of Lots 1 and 2, Block 50 of Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, according to map thereof No. 806, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, December 21, 1895. Assessor’s Parcel No.: 220-100-65-00, 220-100-69-00, 220-112-09-00, & 220-112-10-00 Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed project to the City Council by a 7-0 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Norm Pedersen, Associate Planner by calling 760-744-1050 ext. 3236, or via e-mail npedersen@san-marcos.net. Project No: Phase 1: P16-0023 (SDP 16-004, MND 15-005), and Phase 2: P15-0012 (SP 15001, TSM 15-002, MFSDP 15-001, MND 15-005)

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Applicant: Phase 1: University District Holdings II, LLC; and Phase 2: CR TOVR Associates, LLC Request: Phase 1: Amend currently approved Site Development Plan (SDP 14-005) addressing proposed changes in SDP 16-004 to the remaining undeveloped portion of Phase 1 (northern portion of project site) proposing up to 13,499 s.f. of office/retail uses and 6,500 s.f. of restaurant uses instead of 19,900 s.f. of commercial office, 19,000 s.f. of medical office, 4,000 s.f. of retail, and a 4,000 s.f. restaurant; and, Phase 2: A Specific Plan Amendment to the Heart of the City reducing 6.8 acres of Town Center (TC) and adding 6.8 acres of High Density Multi-Family Residential (HDMFR), a Multi-Family Site Development Plan allowing the maximum development of 118 townhouse condominium units. Environmental Determination: Mitigated Negative Declaration (ND 15-005) with a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. Location of Property: Phase 1: Consists of a commercial/retail center on a 4.66 acre site, located at the southwest corner of Twin Oaks Valley Road & San Marcos Boulevard, more particularly described as: Parcels 1 and 2 of Tentative Parcel Map 659, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, according to Parcel Map 21286 filed in the Office of the County Recorder October 14, 2015. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 220190-54-00, 220-190- 55-00 & 220-190-56-00. Phase 2: Approximately 6.8 acres located south of San Marcos Boulevard and West of Twin Oaks Valley Road, more particularly described as: Parcel 3 of San Marcos TPM No. 659, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, according to the Parcel Map thereof No. 21286 filed in the County Recorder’s Office on December 14, 2015. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 220-19057-00, 220-190-58-00 & 220-190-59-00. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed Phase 1 (P16-0023) project to the City Council by a 7-0 vote; and recommended approval of the proposed Phase 2 (P15-0012) project to the City Council by a 6-1 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Garth Koller, Principal Planner, by calling 760-744-1050 ext. 3231, or via email gkoller@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: 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 the Council’s consideration. Contact the City Clerk for resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for/or against the project. 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: 2/2/17.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001945 The name of the business: Butler BBQ Sauces, LLC., located at 1218 Via Teresa, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Butler BBQ Sauces, LLC 1218 Via Teresa San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 1/3/17. /s/ Rodney Butler, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/23/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000969 The name of the business: Dane Engineering Solutions, located at 817 Bel Esprit Circle, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Leslie A and Mark R. Dane 817 Bal Esprit Circle San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 8/27/2015. /s/ Leslie A. Dane This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/11/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 and 2/23/2017. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00003076-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Marie Newman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Marie Newman to Proposed name: Marie Newman Dibene. 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 objection 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: March 14, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: San Diego Superior Court, North County Civil Division, 325 S. Melrose, Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 1/25/2017. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 02/02, 2/09, 2/16 & 2/23/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000653 The name of the business: Lees Iron & Metal, located at 1315 Lee Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Lee’s Metal Recycling, LP 1315 Lee Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 TruMet - Metal Brokerage, Inc. 26180 Enterprise Way, #200B Lake Forest, Ca. 9263 The business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. First day of business was 10/17/2016. /s/ Seong Joen Hnang, General Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/09/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 and 2/23/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-002000 The name of the business: Needles & Leaves, located a 912 San Juan Pl, Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by: Krista Mares 912 San Juan Pl. Oceanside, Ca. 92058 Natashia Daigle 1535 Vale Terrace Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 1/23/17. /s/ Krista Mares This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/23/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000308 The name of the business: Serafino Hair Products, located at 1225 Windsor Rd., Cardiff, Ca. 92007. This business is registered by: Serafino For Hair, Inc. 1225 Windsor Rd. Cardiff, Ca. 92007 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/10/2016. /s/ Serafino Torres, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/05/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 & 2/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001168 The name of the business: PM Cleaning, located at 272 Gannet Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Maria E. Martinez 272 Gannet Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Maria Martinez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/13/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 & 2/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000352 The name of the business: Clearall Services, Clearall Plumbing & Drains, located at 971 Borden Rd. #92, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Toby Gibson 971 Borden Rd.#92 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Toby Gibson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/05/2017. 2/02, 2/09, 2/16 & 2/23/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-032599 The name of the business: Rhapsody Flowers, located at 1551 W. Mission Road, Suite E, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Laura P. Lopez & Gary Villarreal 3553 Paseo de Francisco, #206 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 The business is conducted by a Joint Venture. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Laura P. Lopez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/23/2016. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02 /2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-033005 The name of the business: Hottub Repair Experts, located at 1102 Hidden Springs Trail, Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is registered by: Efren Cortez 1102 Hidden Springs Trail Escondido, Ca. 92026 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Efren Cortez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/30/2016. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00044244-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Lawrence Jones, Jr., filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Lawrence Joseph Jones, Jr. to Proposed name: Tywysog Llywelyn Jones Cymru. 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 objection 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 24, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: San Diego Superior Court, North County Civil Division, 325 S. Melrose, Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 12/16/2016. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 01/12, 1/19, 1/26 & 02/02/2017

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000257 The name of the business: EMC Painting, located at 262 E. Indian Rock Rd., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Emigdio Hernandez 262 E. Indian Rock Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Emigdio Hernandez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/04/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000308 The name of the business: Smooth Air Products, located at 1225 Windsor Rd., Cardiff, Ca. 92007. This business is registered by: Serafino For Hair, Inc. 1225 Windsor Rd. Cardiff, Ca. 92007 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/10/2016. /s/ Serafino Torres, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/05/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000767 The name of the business: Lyvayko Bathroom Stystems, located at 120 N. Pacific St., #L4, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Michael and Michael J. Kolyvayko 1040 Stephanie Ct. #317 San Marcos, CA. 92078 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 1/1/2011. /s/ Michael Kolyvayko This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/10/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000462 The name of the business: Jane West Events, located at 2055 Golden Circle Drive, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Kayla Harrington 2055 Golden Circle Drive Escondido, Ca. 92026 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Kayla Harrington This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/06/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000627 The name of the business: Kevin Viner, Kevin Viner Entertainment, Kevin Viner Productions, Viner Productions, Viner Productions, LLC., located at 270 N. El Camino Real Ste F, #235, Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is registered by: Kevin Viner Productions, LLC 270 N. El Camino Real, Ste F-235 Encinitas, Ca. 92024 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 10/1/12 /s/ Kevin Viner, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/09/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001007 The name of the business: Digital Resources, located at 1631 Walter St., Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by: Jack Badolian 1613 Walton St., Oceanside, CA. 92058 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was Jan 1, 2017. /s/ Jack Badolian This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/12/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000518 The name of the business: Cochenille Design Studio, Pattern Story, Haberdashery and Sew On, located at 1678 Reflection St., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Cochenille Computer Knit Products, Inc. 1678 Reflection St. San Marcos, CA 92078 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 2/06/89. /s/ Susan Lazear, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/09/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02 /2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001166 The name of the business: Mynilo, located at 953 Marlin Dr., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Kelly Milne 953 Marlin Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 Nicholas DeFilippis 1468 Sundance Way Oceanside, Ca. 92057 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was Jan 13, 2017. /s/ Kelly Milne This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/13 /2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-031585 The name of the business: The Village Bakery at 9th Ave., located at 637 W. 9th Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Aurora’s Bakery Inc. 751 E. 7th Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92025 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Susana Gallego, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/13/2016. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, and 2/02/2017 .

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001071 The name of the business: Salcedo Tree Service, located at 411 N. Melrose Dr. #A, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Vicente Salcedo 411 N. Melrose Dr. #A Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/5/16. /s/ Vicente Salcedo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/12/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017 .

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001168 The name of the business: PM Cleaning, located at 272 Gannet Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Maria E. Martinez 272 Gannet Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Maria E. Martinez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/13/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017 .

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001050 The name of the business: Win Auto Sales, located at 7490 Opportunity Rd. Ste 2010, San Diego, Ca. 92111. This business is registered by: MIW LLC 1035 E. Vista Way Ste 142 Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Artem Rakhimov, Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/12/2017. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017 .

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-033091 The name of the business: Jerry C. Visuals, located at 3828 La Rosa Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Jerry Cruz 3828 La Rosa Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jerry Cruz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/30/2016. 1/19, 1/26, 2/02 and 2/09/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000065 The name of the business: Franciscan Inn Motel, located at 955 S. Santa Fe AVe., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: H & R Vista Hotel, Inc. 750 El Camino Real Tustin, Ca. 92780 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Nayan Ahir, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/03/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-032189 The name of the business: Profound Escrow, a non-independent Broker Escrow, located at 2055 Corte Da Nogal, Carlsbad, CA. 92011. This business is registered by: SDRE Partners, Inc., 2055 Corte Da Nogal Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Mark Schultz, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/20/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000357 The name of the business: Paws Up Veterinary Services, located at 1822 Redwing Street, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Amy Krier 1822 Redwing Street San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Amy Krier This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/05/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000186 The name of the business: Carlsbad Pet and Feed, located at 7040 Avenida Encinas Suite 108B, Carlsbad, Ca. 92011. This business is registered by: Carlsbad Country Feed Store, Inc. 7040 Avenida Encinas Suite 108B Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/29/2016. /s/ Karen Moore, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/04/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000106 The name of the business: Hoopzen Apparel, located at 253 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Grandluxe Global Inc. 253 S. Escondido Blvd. Escondido, Ca. 92025 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Adrian Palamos, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/03/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000212 The name of the business: The Laundry Drop, located at 2471 S Summit Circle Glen, Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is registered by: High Falls International, LLC 2471 S. Summit Circle Glen Escondido, Ca. 92026 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 8/09/16. /s/ Jeff Iannamico, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/04/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02 /2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000577 The name of the business: Bikka, located at 1840 Sheridan Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Bianka Lee Meily 1840 Sheridan Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/17. /s/ Blanka Lee Meily This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/09/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000012 The name of the business: Ultimate Sport Nutrition Balboa, located at 7710 Balboa Avenue, Ste 117, San Diego, Ca. 92111. This business is registered by: Audrey Ventura 739 Vista Santa Rosalia San Diego, Ca. 92154 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/2/15. /s/Audrey Ventura This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/03/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02 /2017.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00045490-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Cynthia Inez Rogers filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name : Shaylynn McKenna-Rose Rogers to Proposed name: Shaylynn Mari Young. 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 objection 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 14, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: San Diego Superior Court, North County Civil Division, 325 S. Melrose, Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 12/28/2016. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 01/12, 1/19, 1/26 & 02/02/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000920 The name of the business: California General Contractors, Handyman Express, located at 1411 Flag Ln, El Cajon, Ca. 92021. This business is registered by: Ricardo Flores 1411 Flag Ln. El Cajon, Ca. 92021 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/16. /s/Ricardo Flores, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/11/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001361 The name of the business: Starts With T Design, located at 207 Calle del Sol, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Tamela Bynon 207 Calle del Sol Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/2013. /s/Tamela Bynon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/17/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001304 The name of the business: Lucky Growers, located at 3588 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Girl and Dug, Inc. 3588 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 5/1/05. /s/Aaron Choi, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/17/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-001275 The name of the business: Family Matters In-Home Care, LLC, located at 100 E. San Marcos Blvd., #400, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Family Matters In-Home Care, LLC 100 E. San Marcos Blvd. #400 San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited LIability Company. First day of business was 1/16/17. /s/Andrew Frojelin, Mgr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/17/2017. 1/26, 2/02, 2/09 and 2/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-000533 The name of the business: Breakout Media Solutions, located at 253 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by: Aina Nui Group Inc. 253 S Escondido Blvd. Escondido, CA. 92025 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jameson I. Mahiai, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/09/2017. 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/02/2017.


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