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March 1, 2018

Volume 48 - No. 09

By Richard “Pete” Peterson

Major league baseball starts March 29 this year. All 30 teams will play on that date, the first time this has happened since 1968. This is also the sixty-first season since Jackie Robinson became the major leagues first black player, opening the door for such future Hall of Famers as The The Paper Paper -- 760.747.7119 760.747.7119

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Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks and Willie Mays. Robinson also paved the way for 3 brave women – Toni Stone, Connie Morgan and Mamie Johnson to play in the male-dominated Negro Leagues. When Hank Aaron left the Indianapolis Clowns for the majors, he was replaced by a female, Miss

Connie Morgan. That’s right. A girl took over for Hank. However, it is Marcenia Lyle Stone, of St. Paul, Minnesota, who became the first woman to play professionally in a men’s league. Miss Stone signed with the Clowns in 1953, after excelling against men for years. One of four children, Stone’s

parents believed strongly in a good education. When at age 10 their daughter showed more interest in baseball, track and field and ice skating than studies, they made her sit down with a priest, Father Keith. The priest aimed was to convince Miss Stone to give up baseball. It didn’t happen. After the get together

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the priest asked the strong-minded young lady to play on his team in the Catholic Midget League. By age 15, Stone had gained a reputation as a baseball phenom. Using her dazzling speed and outstanding bat control, she became a member of Twin City Colored Giants, a travelling men’s team. She also played on several teams in the highly-competitive meatpackers league.

In early 1940’s, Stone moved to San Francisco to help an ailing sister. She arrived in the California city with 50 cents in her pocket, sleeping in the bus station until she found work, first in a cafeteria, and later as a forklift operator. She underwent a personal transformation at this time, changing her name to Toni, and dropping ten years off her real age, so to be more recruitable by male teams. She was soon playing for the American Legion, where she gained her nick name, ‘Tomboy.’ She then signed with the San Francisco Sea Lions of the West Coast Negro Baseball League. Her pay? A princely $200 a month, but it exposed her abilities to high profile managers and team owners. According to Buck O’Neil, the famous chronicler of black baseball, this is when Toni became a skilled bunter. Speaking in 1993, shortly after Toni was inducted into the Woman’s Sports Hall of Fame in Long Island New York, O’Neil is

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

1. Wear your glasses to make sure your partner is actually in the bed.

2. Set timer for 3 minutes, in case you doze off in the middle.

3. Set the mood with lighting. (Turn them ALL OFF!) 4. Make sure you put 911 on your speed dial before you begin. 5. Write partner's name on your hand in case you can't remember. 6. Use extra Poly Grip so your teeth don't end up under the bed.

7. Have Tylenol ready in case you actually complete the act.

8. Make all the noise you want.... the neighbors are deaf, too. 9. If it works, call everyone you know with the good news!

quoted as saying, “She made her living with the swinging bunt. She’d lay a pitch down hard enough to get by the pitcher, but soft enough the second baseman couldn’t get to it. If he did field it, which was rare, they’d never throw Toni out with her speed.” It was not an easy life for a black female ball player. She endured racist and sexist slurs and thrown bottles for ruining the ‘men’s’ game. Jim Crow attitudes were everywhere present in the America of the late 40’s as well. Toni, and other black players, had to patronize black run businesses and room at hotels that catered to blacks only.

played well. In one game, she singled off legendary pitcher, Satchel Paige, promptly stole second base, and came home on a team mate’s single. Her opponents showed little deference to her being a woman, sliding hard into second base with spikes high. She was traded to the Kansas City Monarchs in 1954 and retired before the season began in 1955, hobbled by sore legs, the resentment of teammates and disappointed bosses. She died in 1996.

Still, this courageous woman carved out a legacy as the first female to play professionally in a man’s league.

Toni’s baseball skills ameliorated the hatred somewhat. Once after a game, as she ate lunch alone in the stands, a group of white girls brought her a soft drink and pie. But, that was the exception, not the rule. In 1953, the Indianapolis Clowns signed Toni, as they developed into ‘showy’ team, not unlike what the basketball Harlem Globetrotters would become. They needed a boast in attendance since Robinson’s rise to the big leagues caused a drop off in fans willing to fork out green backs to see black baseball. Also, other star players like Hank Aaron left for the majors.

Syd Pollack, the Clowns owner, was quoted as saying he’d do anything to “get a seat in a seat, if that means free hot dogs and peanuts or a kiss from my momma.” Pollack hoped that signing Toni would improve attendance. This was not to be though she 10. Don't even think about trying it twice. ............................

'OLD' IS WHEN... Your sweetie says, 'Let's go upstairs and make love,' and you answer, 'Pick one; I can't do both!' 'OLD' IS WHEN... Your friends compliment you on your new alligator shoes and you're barefoot. 'OLD' IS WHEN... Going bra-less pulls all the wrinkles out of your face.

'OLD' IS WHEN..... You don't care where your spouse goes, just as long as you don't have to go along. 'OLD' IS WHEN... You are cautioned to slow down by the doctor instead of by the police. 'OLD' IS WHEN 'Getting a little action' means you don't need to take a laxative today.

'OLD' IS WHEN.... 'Getting lucky' means you find your car in the parking lot.

Picture: Shot of Toni in Clowns uniform On March 13, 1954, the Cleveland Call and Post newspaper ran an article stating the Indianapolis Clowns Baseball Team had signed Connie Morgan, (Constance Enola) a 19year-old girl, to join Toni Stone and Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson in the Negro Leagues.

The black press treated Morgan, Johnson and Stone as box office friends . .)

Finkelstein and Jesus

Jesus was wandering around Jerusalem when he decided that he really needed a new robe. After looking around for a while, he saw a sign for Finkelstein, the Tailor.

So, he went in and made the necessary arrangements to have Finkelstein prepare a new robe for him. A few days later, when the robe was finished, Jesus tried it on -- and it was a perfect fit! He asked how much he owed.

Finkelstein brushed him off: "No, no, no, for the Son of God there's no charge!

She was quite attractive and feminine when not in uniform. The Baltimore Afro-American newspaper ran a picture of her in a baseball uniform next to one of her in a white dress, complete with long white gloves. The caption read, “Miss Connie Morgan: The baseball player and the lady.” This illustrates the dichotomy she and the other female baseball pioneers faced - - how to express their athleticism and their femininity, and still be one of the ‘boys.’

She was a darling of the black press. On May 19, 1954, the Afro-American reported she “electrified over 6,000 fans when she ranged far to her right to make a sensational stop of a hardhit ball, flipped to shortstop Bill Holder and started a lightening double play against the Birmingham Barons.” When the Monarchs travelled to New York to play a double-

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"Jesus & Finkelstein it is."

"Oh, no, no," said Finkelstein. "Finkelstein & Jesus..

After all, I am the craftsman."

The two of them debated this for some time.

Their discussion was long and spirited, but ultimately fruitful -- and they finally came up with a mutually acceptable compromise. A few days later, the new sign went up over Finkelstein's shop:

Jesus readily agreed and as promised, extolled the virtues of his Finkelstein robe whenever he spoke to the masses.

'OLD' IS WHEN... An 'all nighter' means not getting up to use the bathroom.

'OLD' IS WHEN.... You're not sure if these are facts or jokes.

Would you consider a partnership?"

(This one especially for our British

Connie Morgan had played 5 years as a catcher for the North Philadelphia “Honey Drippers,” hitting .338. With the Clowns, she was a second baseman, the same position the fabled Hank Aaron when he was with the team. Morgan also excelled at basketball, playing for several highly-competitive area teams.

However, may I ask for a small favor. Whenever you give a sermon, perhaps you could just mention that your nice new robe was made by Finkelstein, the Tailor?"

A few months later, while Jesus was again walking through Jerusalem he happened to walk past Finkelstein's shop and noted a huge line of people waiting for Finkelstein's robes.

'OLD' IS WHEN.... Your spouse offers you super sex, and you reply, "I'll have the soup."

draws, and talented players. They noted that Morgan had been personally scouted by the Clowns manager, Oscar Charleston, who would be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1976. Charleston noted, “Morgan throws across the diamond rank on a par with many major leaguers.”

He pushed his way through the crowd to speak to him and as soon as Finkelstein spotted him he said: "Jesus, Jesus, look what you've done for my business! "Certainly," replied Jesus.

An old man stops by a cafe for break-

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Valley Center School Jazz Bands and Choirs Kick Off Competitive Season with Free Concert – Ready to Jazz Things Up? The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters announced the 21st Annual Jazz Benefit for Saturday, March 3rd, at the Maxine Theater. This annual concert is free and marks the start of the competition season for band and choir. This event is judged and critiqued by professional music adjudicators to prepare the students for the upcoming competition season which runs through May. “Be prepared to be wowed with a quality show full of familiar and popular jazz tunes, presented by the Valley Center Middle School Jazz Band and the Valley Center High School Jazz Band and Choirs,” said Ruth Stephens, president of the VCP Music Boosters. “These kids are hard-working and talented when it comes to jazz and this show is always a fun and upbeat performance.” Doors open at 12noon with grilled entrees and Mexican food for lunch, offered by the

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header at Yankee Stadium, The New York Amsterdam News praised Morgan, Stone and Johnson, “These girls take a back seat to no one on the field.” One-time team mate, Gordon Hopkins in The Washington Post said, the women were “No joke. You hit a ball to Toni, she’d gun you out. Connie had a great bat. She could play shortstop or third base, even the outfield. Mamie, if that little peanut didn’t whiff you, she’d get you to roll out to second.”

In a story on Morgan in 1954. The Philadelphia Tribune, her home town paper, noted, “Before she lit up the Clowns, she graduated from John Bartram High School. In the off season, she’ll attend William Penn Business School.” On July 24 ,1954, the Tribune reported that in her first appearance in Philly, the Clowns swept a doubleheader against the Monarchs at Connie Mack Stadium, with Morgan getting 3 hits in 7 at bats.

After her first season with Kansas City, a Norfolk Journal and Guide story reported Morgan had “switched from baseball to books and resumed her accounting classes at William Penn.” Alas, game statistics and records in the Negro Leagues were often poorly maintained, thus much of Connie Morgan’s career remains a mystery. She died October 14.1966. Did she hit a home run off Sam Bankhead, the future Brooklyn

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Valley Center/ Pauma Music Boosters. The meals start at just $5 with many $1 snack and treat items. The concert begins at 1pm at the Maxine Theater, 31322 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center. The benefit features the Valley Center Middle and High School Jazz Bands along with the High School Choir and Jazz Choir, “Resonate.” The show is popular for its Big Band sound and familiar tunes. Upcoming events: Jag Auction April 7; buy a $10/ticket from Band or Choir to help these kids. Don’t miss the 7th Annual MusicFest at Bates Nut Farm on Saturday, June 2. This event includes a Car Show and signups are starting in March by contacting VCMusicBoosters@gmail.com. The Jazz Benefit is a key fundraiser for all VC area music programs, which are supported by the booster volunteer organization. The Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters is a 501c3 non-profit organization that, through the support of the community and volunteers, delivers a budget for all the extras that support Valley Center/Pauma music programs in schools. This organization helps fund bus trips, provides and maintains instruments, music clinicians and support for uniforms and performance wear for nearly 800 students in band and choir in five area schools. For more information, contact Ruth Stephens, VC/P Music Boosters president at VCMusicBoosters@gmail.com. Tax deductible donations are always welcome and appreciated at PO Box 841, Valley Center, CA 92082.

Local American Business Women’s Association Meeting – The Soaring Eagles Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) will meet on Thursday, March 4th, and great things are planned for this meeting. A special program will be given by Yolanda York, San Diego Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, on Social Security 101: Everything you wanted to know about S.S. Also, the chapter will be honoring this year’s Soaring Eagles Chapter Woman of the Year. There is a special reduced member/guest price of $20 so you can invite your friends and business associates to hear this educational and informative topic. The meeting takes place at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 111

Dodger pitcher, then pitching for the New York Black Giants? Probably. But there’s no valid documentation to back this claim. That she played in the male dominated Negro Leagues with the Indianapolis Clowns is a fact. For that achievement alone, she deserves special recognition and a place of honor in the annals of baseball.

Picture: Shot of Connie in Clowns Uniform with Jackie Robinson

He was a big man, a feared long-ball hitter for the Carpenter’s union team. He pointed his bat menacing at the 15-year old girl, who looked no more than 12, standing maybe 5 feet and weighing 90 pounds if her pockets were filled with rocks.

“If I can’t hit that little peanut, I’ll quit the game,” the big guy boasted. Mamie Johnson, the little peanut, went into her wind up and arched a

N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, with social starting at 6:00pm, dinner at 6:30, and program from 7-8:15pm. In addition, please “Save the Date” for the Chapter’s Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Sunday, May 6th, from 2-5pm, at the Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido, where you will enjoy topnotch wines and catered treats in the Wine Cellar events room. Cost of this event is $50/person, and supports the local ABWA Scholarship program for local students. The chapter has awarded over $50,000 in scholarships over the years to local students. The chapter depends on your support and these fundraising events are crucial to the Scholarship program. RSVP to Sue Punian at 760.822.2242 or abwamembership@gmail.com, or register online at abwa-soaringeagles.org.

Center to Hold Bingo and Lunch - The Gloria McClellan Center offers Bingo for Prizes every Tuesday at 11:15am, and now on Monday, March 5, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive. Join us for free games and enjoy a delicious lunch at noon. Lunch reservations are required to play bingo. Call (760) 6435288 to reserve by 2:00pm, one day prior. Suggested contribution of $4.00 per meal for those over 60; those under 60 will pay $8.00.

Assistance League Hosts Children’s Author at 10 Area Elementary Schools Assistance League of Inland North County is hosting award-winning children's author Kelly Milner Halls at 10 area elementary schools March 5-16, 2018. Ms. Halls is a full time freelance writer that has crafted high interest nonfiction books and articles for young readers. Known for quirky but well researched topics, she delights in drawing even reluctant readers into the realm of discovery through the explorations of dinosaurs, Sasquatch, UFOs and dozens of other unusual topics. Kelly Milner Halls is the author of more than twenty acclaimed books and has 47 books on Goodreads. For more information about the author visits, call 760-746-7532. Center to Hold Quilt Stash Buster Class – The Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale

slow curve toward the plate. The big batter swung and missed. Surprised and embarrassed, he yelled. “Throw me that again. I’ll hit it a mile.”

After he’d fouled off two fast balls, the young pitcher did indeed throw him that same pitch. The big man swung and missed. Again. Strike three.

No eye witnesses today can verify this incident that purportedly occurred on a fine summer day in Long Branch, New Jersey, we know two things are true. One, a male opponent saw Mamie’s diminutive size and called her ‘Peanut.” This nick name stuck with her throughout the rest of her life.

Secondly, we know that Peanut Johnson had a devastating curve ball to go with her exploding fast ball. According to Buck O’Neil, her curve floated until, “Six or seven feet from home plate, like a hummingbird going for a flower, it darted left or right so sudden it fooled the hitter, the catcher, and sometimes the umpire.”

Ms. Johnson herself bristled when a reporter suggested she learned her curve ball from Satchel Paige. “I knew how to throw it before Mr. Paige worked with me. He just helped me perfect it.”

Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson’s achievements have been honored at the White House, and at the Negro Leagues Museum in Kansas City. A book and a play have been written about her. A neighborhood park near her home, was named for her.

Terrace Drive in Vista offers “Quilt Stash Buster” classes on Monday, March 5 and 19, 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. Senior Anglers Host Veteran Long Range Captain - The Oceanside Senior Anglers’ March 6 meeting will host veteran long range Captain Mike Lackey of the Vagabond.

Captain Lackey will share his 30-year experience of fishing offshore in California and Baja, from San Francisco to the Revillagigedo Islands. His boat is based at Point Loma Sportfishing; he has been at the helm for 25 years. Mike Lackey is a second generation sportfishing captain. His father, Weldon Lackey, starting running boats in the ’50s and Mike was right alongside him as a baby. He caught his first albacore and bluefin when he was 6 years old and began working as deckhand at age 8. He earned his captain’s license at age 19. The March general meeting of Southern California’s largest fishing club will be held at the Oceanside Senior Center, 455 Country Club Lane, at 9:00am. The meeting is open to all anglers age 50 and above. Visit OSAnglers.org.

Global Open House for Vista Hills Chorus on March 6th - The Vista Hills Women’s a Capella Chorus invites women of any age and musical experience who love to sing to attend a Global Open House on Tuesday, March 6, at the Encinitas Church of Christ building, 926 Second Street, Encinitas, 92024. Beginning at 7:00pm, guests will be welcomed with fellowship, information, refreshments and, of course, music. A 55+ year chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a global organization utilizing education and performance to promote uniquely American a cappella harmony, the Vista Hills Chorus has members representing many communities throughout North San Diego County and beyond, united by a love of music and

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Johnson was just 17 years of age when she began with the Clowns. During her three years with them, she complied a record of 33 wins and 7 losses, but due to incomplete records and poor preservation of those that were kept, many claims made about her cannot be confirmed. That she had pin point control of her fastball and curve is a given.

But, did she throw 76 straight strikes in one game? That’s dubious for several reasons, the most obvious being that most great pitchers pride themselves on getting hitters out with pitches not in the strike zone, so this is a doubtful claim. Ms. Johnson told the New York Post in 2001, she began playing the game in her native South Carolina, making balls from rocks, twine and black tape. “I threw anything that I could throw. I was knocking birds off the fence with rocks, honey.” “We played ball every day,” she said. “Boy against boy or boys and girls playing side by side.” While living in New Jersey, she recalled being the only girl and the only AfricanAmerican on her team. When she settled in the District of Columbia, she played on otherwise all-male church and semipro teams. When she was 17, she and another young woman travelled to Alexandria, VA to answer a call for tryouts with the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The 1992 film, “A League of Their Own”

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Local News

The Paper • Page 4 • March 1, 2018 Mule Stolen from Downtown Escondido

A mule named Little Girl was stolen Sunday evening.

Little Girl is white and had a lead attached to her. Please contact Escondido Police if you see her or have information about the theft (760) 839-4722.

males. One wearing a black and gray Pendleton style jacket with a gray hood. Late News: Late Monday afternoon Escondido Police recovered the mule, Little Girl, and arrested David Martinez; a 28-year-old resident of Escondido on a charge of Grand Theft. The mule appears healthy. $15 Million Grant Sought by Escondido City Council

The Grand Vision Plan being explored by the Escondido City Council has a number of items that appear to be attractive features for the downtown area. Escondido Police have confirmed that they have video of Little Girl being stolen around midnight Monday, February 26 from Grape Day Park in Escondido (N. Broadway and Clark St, south of the canal), while the owner was next to her asleep. The suspects untied the mule and were last seen leading the animal east along the flood control bike path from Broadway, adjacent to Grape Day Park.

The suspects are described as two

concept would require rerouting buses.

The concept of a roundabout at Broadway and Grand, with smaller roundabouts at Kalmia and Maple, was added.

“The committee really supported the roundabouts,” said Procopio. “They’d like to extend them to Ivy.”

The city is applying for funds from the TransNet Smart Growth Incentive Program (SGIP) that supports smart growth development. Its goal is to fund comprehensive public infrastructure projects and planning

over and over. Trying to program news 24/7 is an impossible task. Thus you have news programs re-run several times a day, just to fill space. 4. In a related peeve, I thought NBC really screwed things up, incorporating Olympic promos within their newscasts. Highly trained, and highly paid, news personnel acting as shills for what I saw as a major programming error. Give us news, not hype.

Man About Town

Pet Peeve Day:

1. Why do big box stores, Costco in particular, introduce new product and then you try it, like it, buy it and want more. You go back . . you can no longer find it because Costco no longer stocks it.

2. Why do tv networks and local tv stations have commercials and bumpers (the music at the front and back of programs) so loud? You set the volume of the set to a comfortable level for the program you’re watching and then a commercial comes and blows you out of your chair.

I’ve tried shaking my fist at the tv set. That doesn’t seem to work. Neither does shouting at the tv set.

3. Slow news days guarantee that every cable news network (in particular) will be discussing the same news story over and over and over; and interviewing the same witnesses over and

5. Another related peeve . . . sorry, but I just don’t care much for the Olympics. It’s overkill on sports. Too much of a good thing is not good. It gets boring.

6. Johnny Weir. Need I say more? I have a number of friends who are gay. I have no problem with them or their lifestyle. It’s their life, not mine. But they don’t flaunt their gayness - they don’t dress in frilly frocks and make snide, snarky comments about other straight skaters. (For those who don’t know, Johnny Weir is the openly gay commentator NBC chose to hire. Bad decision. He offended a lot of viewers. Not because he’s gay. That’s his business . . . but the way in which he chose to present himself. I’m sure there are a number of gay commentators who are more suitable and would not offend the viewing audience quite so much. NBC made lots of mistakes with the Olympics. Johnny Weir was one of the most glaring ones.

7. Speaking of strange things . . . and people . . . what’s with the hair dyes and tattoos?

Do people really think dyeing their hair purple or orange is attractive? Do they really think covering their bodies with tattoos is attractive?

activities to facilitate compact, mixed use development focused around public transit, and increase housing and transportation choices. Applications are due March 15. SANDAG will select projects to support this summer. Procopio said the application has broad community support and noted that the Downtown Business Association is donating funds toward design and materials to make interim improvements to replace median landscaping. If SANDAG approves the grants, design would involve public input, with a goal of construction beginning in mid-2020. Mayor Sam Abed declared, “We have a beautiful historic downtown; we need to protect that historical value and at the same time adapt to change.” As a member of the SANDAG board he said he has seen many similar designs. “I know a lot of people hate roundabouts, but this is an opportunity for us to take a smart growth program.” He added, “I’m not going to subscribe to the opinion to leave it as it is. Let’s create some vibrancy, a walkable community. I think this vision is great. We may need to refine it.”

8. Why do apples have to have the stick-on labels? I know the cash registers need them to read the price but they are not tasty at all. I love apples, particularly Honey Crisp . . . but the labels upset my taste buds.

Letters to the Editor

Columbus Story Reaction

Editor:

I just finished the fascinating article written by Matthew Fabritius in your February 15th paper and want to compliment him for a outstanding look at the life of Christopher Columbus. Matthew's writing is so easy to understand.....he's a natural born writer in my humble opinion, and I'm an avid reader. His article should be embraced by every 5th grade teacher whenever they teach the students to write about "some famous person." Perhaps then stu-

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unless Saint Marie can change the legislation that would provide for Pacific Standard Time as being the one and only time frame from which we work.

There oughta be a law. . .

9. When I become King, I think I shall issue a decree that changes a few things. ••••• Condolences to Vince “Vinnie” Griffin, owner of Vinz Wine Bar in downtown Escondido. His sister passed away. It’s always tough to lose a family member. Moms and dads seem to pass away in their latter years . . . but to lose a sibling is even more difficult. Our thoughts are with Vinnie during this difficult time. ••••• Glad to hear my dear pal, Dr. Greg Hurt, is back treating patients again. He was off for a brief period of time to take care of a surgical procedure but he’s back . . . still wearing that great big trademark grin of his, One of the best dentists I’ve ever known. And one of the best friends I’ve ever had.

••••• Several years ago a California Assemblyman proposed a bill to end Daylight Savings Time. It failed.

I would be willing to nominate Assemblywoman Marie Waldron for Sainthood if she could introduce such a bill and walk it through to passage. Add this as another of my pet peeves. Daylight Savings Time. It makes no sense whatsoever. The same madness happens this year on March 10th,

No pressure, Marie, but the entire state of California is counting on you. ••••• Being in the newspaper business we run across a lot of different stories. Some tragic, some funny, some mundane. But after 58 years in this business I’ve never covered a story where a mule was stolen from a downtown area. It’s something you would expect from a pioneer newspaper from back in the Gold Rush era.

But sure enough, there it is in the headlines of the local news (see above).

Little Girl, a mule, was stolen from downtown Escondido last Sunday evening. Escondido police have an all points bulletin out - a BOLO it’s called (Be on the lookout for . . .) I being the genteel type, and, I like to think, sophisticated and refined, would never think of commenting on this issue in a low, undignified manner. You know, like suggesting a jackass from city hall is on the loose and was stolen. I would never suggest that. Can’t speak for Evelyn, however.


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was based on this group. Although major league baseball was integrated by then, the women’s league was all white. “Those girls looked at us like we were crazy,” Mamie recalled. “They wouldn’t even let us try out. That’s the same discrimination that black players faced before Mr. Robinson broke the barrier.” While Ms. Johnson was pitching for a team sponsored by St. Cyprian’s Catholic Church in Washington, D.C, a scout saw her dominate a men’s team. Asked to try out for the Clowns, she made the team, becoming a regular. “I worked just as hard as the fellas,” Mamie told The Post.

“I pitched nine innings, just like our other guys. Some fellas acted ugly to me at first, but when they found out I was a ballplayer instead of some gimmick, they accepted me, and the other girls as well.”

She regarded her rejection by the women’s league as a blessing. In an interview with the Kansas City Star she said, “If I’d played with the women, I’d have missed out on the opportunity to play with the men like I did. With them, I’d be just another skirt. With the men, I stood out.” In her time with the Clowns, she earned $5,000 a season, enough to buy a house for herself and her son. She retired in 1955 to care for him. The Negro Leagues drew up a playing schedule for that year but folded before the season began.

After her retirement, Ms, Johnson studied nursing at North Carolina A&T State University and worked for thirty years at Sibley Memorial Hospital. She died December 18, 2017, at a Washington D.C. hospital, due to a heart ailment. She was 82. Her numerous survivors included 6 stepchildren and nineteen grandchildren. A baseball field at Rosedale Recreation Center in Northwest Washington, D.C., was named for her in 2013. She met Mo’ne Davis, the Philadelphia girl who gained fame as a pitcher in the Little League World Series in 2014. “She reminds me of myself,” Ms. Johnson said. “I wasn’t no baby doll. No girlie girl. Baseball was all I knew. And I loved it.”

Peterson has a number of writing credits.

Pete Peterson’s quest for Baseball’s Hall of Fame ended when he could hit neither the fastball nor the curve. His writing has appeared in many newspapers and publications. He empty nests in Escondido with his Bride of Many Summers and facilitates a Read and Critique group at his local library.

As a Marine he had a few all expenses paid vacations to such exotic locations as Central African Republic, (formerly Belgian Congo), Tehran, Iran, and Beirut, Lebanon, courtesy of our Federal government. He was assigned embassy duty which only goes to the best and the brightest. He carries his Marine experience proud-

ly.

A prolific writer, he has written essays, short stories, and poems:

“Sir Walter Raleigh, Nude Chickens, Pretty Girls and A&W Rootbeer” @ thecharlescartera Working Anthology, (illustrated by Alexa Gaffaney); short story, “Embers That Linger So”@ Ravensperch.com;

poems @Baseball Bard.com; “After Midnight” @ stoneslidecorrective.com. Blog: petersonwriter.tumblr.com

Web: pete-peterson.squarespace.com

Toni ‘Tomboy’ Stone, Connie Morgan and Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson, played a man’s game against hardened men, endured grueling travel, less than commodious living conditions and low pay, all for love of the game. On March 19th, 2018, as the new baseball season starts, let’s tip our hat to these brave young women and give them a bow for their sacrifice and contributions to our national past time.

About the author:

R.L. “Pete”

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dents can get an honest look at Columbus, instead of some watered-down version of his contribution to history.

The article is loaded with facts little known to those among us who have little access, or even interest in that part of history. I was aghast to find out he was everything opposite of what generations of elementary students have been taught. Keep up your writing Matthew....I hope to read more of your work; it's outstanding! Thank you. /s/Joanne Stodghill Vista, Ca.

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To the editors,

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For me, the article on Columbus last week was truly excellent. I liked the writing style, and I learned a lot. I also get a lot of pleasure from the Daily Chuckle. Your paper is great. Thank you. /s/TERESA KOKKE San Diego County, CA. Still More Matthew Fans

Editor,

Thank you so much for including the article on Christopher Columbus by Mathew Fabritius. It was absolutely excellent. He definitely is an extremely gifted writer. May I suggest you let him do a series of historical articles for future editions of The Paper. No aspersions intended against The Paper, as I happen to enjoy it immensely, but too bad his article did not make it to a publication with greater circulation like The Weekly Standard, The Christian Science Monitor, or the Readers Digest. I will do my best to try to patronize your advertisers. Henry J. Presutti San Diego County, CA.

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The Paper,

Enjoyed the subject article by Friedrich Gomez.

Have one comment, should not have Mark Twain been footnoted on the quote “Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects”. /s/Tom Dufficy San Diego County

Homelessness is Now Illegal Letter to the Editor

I remember the days when I wandered homeless in my youth, sleeping wherever I could. Pitching my tent was optional. In the countryside, no one was bothered; but in cities, wow.

Pissing on a tree gave it nourishment, but not so for a metal hydrant. That would confuse all the dogs and their owners. "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Henry David Thoreau

So what do I suggest? We agree the solution is not easy, but in my opinion, quite simple. We are at war, in a way, and the derelict homeless are distant relatives of Mankind's Enemy, much like the Japanese, Italians, and German citizens of America during WW II. Back then, those citizens were forcefully rounded up and put in self-sustaining concentration camps, subsidized by the government as needed.

This approach has several benefits: 1. the streets get cleaned of Hepatitis A, 2. the homeless druggies get clean and straight for lack of rec. drugs and booze, 3. the uneducated, unskilled loafers would

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vocal harmony. Our membership is represented by women ranging from excited new acceptances to women possessing 30+ years of experience. Will you be our newest member? The Chorus is again in a growing stage and looks forward to adding to the sisterhood. They meet every Tuesday evening at 7pm. To see what it is all about, attend the Global Open House or any Tuesday rehearsal that fits your schedule. For additional information, visit VistaHillsChorus@weebly.com or meetup.com/VistaHillsChorus.

Escondido Chamber March Events – March 6th, 11:30am-1pm, Lunch Bunch at Panda Express; March 8th, 5-7pm, Business After 5 Mixer, at Cryo Warehouse; Plates for 8 at Mi Guadalajara on March 21st, 11:30am-1pm; and Wake Up Escondido, at J & M’s Family Restaurant, March 23, 7:30am9am; Speakers are Araceli Wilson & Corie De Anda from Escondido Education Foundation and MANA of North County.

Center to Hold Soul Line Dance Class The Gloria McClellan Center is offering Soul Line Dance classes on Wednesdays, March 7 - 28, 9:30–11:00am at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Make your body smile and feel rejuvenated through dance while learning SOUL line dances choreographed to your favorite R&B jazz, gospel and Latin tunes. No experience or partner required. Beginner and experienced dancers encouraged. Cost is $33 for Vista residents, $39 for non-residents. One class passes are also available for $12/Vista resident, $14/non-resident. Reserve online at www.gmacvista.com or call 760.643.5281. Pre-registration is required.

Center to Hold Free Music Appreciation Presentation - A music appreciation presentation is offered to those lovers and newcomers of classical music interested in learning to listen to, appreciate, and enjoy classical music. Presentations include stateof-the-art audio and visual equipment, giving the attendee an unforgettable “front row

Our California Dams

Last week I toured Oroville Dam in Northern California, with other legislators to get a firsthand look at repairs underway. Fortunately, though almost 200,000 people downstream were evacuated, a major disaster was averted. Escondido has two dams, one at Lake Dixon and one at Lake Wohlford. My district also includes parts of Lake Hodges which has a dam we see from Via de la Valle.

Dams in California are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Water Resources, Division of Safety of Dams. In the aftermath of the Oroville spillway failure, the Division has ordered spillway inspections at 93 high-risk dams.

The need for more water storage capacity was obvious to voters in 2014 when they passed Proposition 1, a $7.2 billion water bond that included $2.7 billion earmarked for new dams and reservoirs. But proposals for them are being delayed by the California Water Commission, the agency tasked with dispersing funds under the provisions of Proposition 1. I joined a bipartisan group of leg-

islators criticizing these delays in building 11 water projects, including the Sites Reservoir in Colusa County and the Temperance Flat Dam east of Fresno. In light of what may be a recurring drought and deep federal cutbacks on water allocations for California farmers, more water storage projects must be approved. It’s been almost four years since passage of Prop. 1 and to date, no new water storage projects have been approved. A four year delay on new water projects was clearly not what 67 percent of California’s voters had in mind when they passed Prop. 1. We need to expand our water storage capacity statewide, including our southern California region now -- further bureaucratic delays cannot be tolerated! Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.

seat in the auditorium” experience. Held at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista on March 7 from 1:00–3:15pm. Free and no registration required. Hosted by Hank Presutti. For information, call 760-643-5288 or email luigibeethoven@cox.net.

or access to wildlands and green space.

Opening the Outdoors Grant Call for Applicants - The San Diego Foundation today announced the availability of grant funding to connect, protect and increase access to nature through the Opening the Outdoors Program. The 2018 grant cycle will prioritize nonprofit projects that protect and connect outdoor spaces and improve access to nature, especially for the San Diego region’s most park-poor and underserved communities. According to The San Diego Foundation Parks for Everyone report, 45 percent of San Diego County’s total land area is green space. However, many low-income, ethnically diverse communities have limited access to parks and open spaces. The Opening the Outdoors program serves to close this gap and ensure that San Diego youth grow up with equitable access to nature and similar, shared experiences outside. To be considered, eligible organizations must send a Letter of Intent by March 9 for projects ranging from $25,000 to $75,000 that address at least one of the following goals:

DAR, Santa Margarita Chapter, to Meet on March 10th - The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, March 10th, at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. Following a 9:30am breakfast buffet, opening ritual and introductions, the group will be privileged to hear Dr. Seth Mallios from the Department of Anthropology at San Diego State University. His subjects will be the Whaley House in Old Town and Palomar Mountain’s Nate Harrison. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who aided the colonist’s fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit http://santamargarita.californiadar.org.

· Build community support for timely public policies or funding measures that will significantly expand protection, connection

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Center to Hold Ballroom Dance “Foxtrot” - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a Ballroom Dance Class featuring the Foxtrot on Wednesdays, March 7 to 28 from 7–8pm at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Cost is $35 for Vista residents or $42 for non-residents. Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.gmacvista.com or call 760-643-5281.

· Create and sustain access to natural amenities in communities where access to green space is limited, as defined in resources such as the Parks for Everyone report or Parks for All Californians.

· Connect and protect nature through conservation/restoration/acquisition of open space.

For more information about The San Diego Foundation Opening the Outdoors Program, or to apply for one of the available grants, visit www.sdfoundation.org/OTO. Grants from the Opening the Outdoors Program are made possible thanks to funding through the Environment Endowment at The San Diego Foundation, Satterberg Foundation in partnership with San Diego Grantmakers, and other generous donors at The San Diego Foundation.

March Events at Escondido Public Library – The Library offers special programming for adults during the month of March. All events are free, open to the public, and held in the Library’s Turrentine Room, unless otherwise noted. Recipes of Escondido – Contribute to Culinary History! Share your family recipe, the story behind the recipe, and a photo, either online (http://library.escondido.org/recipes) or inperson at the Pioneer Room. Staff will dig-


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itize your submissions, create a cookbook, and all participants will receive a copy. Contact is Aspen Hill at aspen.hill@escondidolibrary.org or 760-839-4315. The 2nd Saturday Concert Series: Bayou Brothers – Saturday, March 10th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. The Bayou Brothers recreate the infectious sounds of a Mardi Gras celebration with their Zydeco-influenced blend of banjo, guitar, accordion, and rubboard. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. All programs are generously sponsored by Friends of Escondido Public Library. For more information, visit library.escondido.org or contact Senior Librarian Monica Barrette at monica.barrette@escondidolibrary.org or 760839-4836. COGG Luncheon and Debate Moderated by Carl DeMaio – The Conservative Order for Good Government (COGG) Meeting will be on Tuesday, March 13th with the Debate starting at 12noon, therefore, the buffet lunch will begin shortly after 11am. This will be a fascinating and timely meeting. Attendees must register; they need to know attendance accurately. The Debate will be the Republican candidates for the California Governors Race, and will be moderated and recorded by talk show host Carl DeMaio of KOGO AM 600. Candidates are Travis Allen, John Cox and Doug Ose. Due to anticipated attendance, this Tuesday, March 13th event will be held from 11am to 1:30pm at the Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road, Poway 92064; (phone 858.451.1200). Yanni’s Bar and Grill buffet will begin at 11:15am. For more information, contact Barry Woelfert at barry@coggrb.com or 858.217.6996. Cost for non-members is $28/person. African Violet Society Meeting is March 13th - The San Diego North County African Violet Society will meet on Tuesday March 13th, at 10:30am, at the Vista Public Library Community Room -- 700 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista. The meeting will include a presentation by Barbara Conrad on the various methods of fertilization of African Violets including an open discussion of how members' methods vary. A Culture Class will be presented as a "How-To" on the making of Kokedama Hanging Pots for African Violets. This interesting style of planters is made from natural fibers and held together with ropes, similar to macramé. There will also be a blossom contest for members to vote for the best blossom. The San Diego North County African Violet Society is affiliated with African Violet Society of America, Inc., and meets on the second Tuesdays each month. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend in a friendly and fun atmosphere to learn how to care for African violets.

Health Issues are Topics to be Addressed at Next NARFE Meeting The National Active and Retired Employees Association (NARFE) is hosting Alfred Santos, GEHA Outreach Executive, at the monthly chapter meeting on Thursday, March 15th at the Oceanside Senior Center, 455 Country Club Lane, from 2-3pm. Mr. Santos will speak on Natural Diabetes & Natural Blood Pressure Solutions. These are two health areas we need to watch closely as we age because they go hand-in-hand. Light refreshments will be provided. NARFE will hold a business meeting from 1:30-2pm. Meeting is free and open to the public. NARFE is a non-profit organization that works for the interest of all Federal employees, retirees and their families. Visit narfechapter706.org.

Carlsbad Chamber to Hold Annual Business Awards Dinner - The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Business Awards Dinner on Friday, March 16 from 6-9pm at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, to recognize North County businesses and organizations for achievements, community contributions and milestones. It is one of the largest business events in North County bringing together more than 500 business leaders, entrepreneurs, and government officials. Celebrating

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fast. After paying the tab, he checks his pockets and leaves three pennies for a tip.

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

As he strides toward the door, his waitress muses, only half to herself, "You know, you can tell a lot about a man by the tip he leaves." The old man turns around, curiosity getting the better of him. "Oh, really? Tell me, what does my tip say?" "Well, this penny tells me you're a thrifty man."

Barely able to conceal his pride, the man utters, "Hmm, true enough."

"And this penny, it tells me you're a bachelor."

Surprised at her perception, he says, "Well, that's true, too." "And the third penny tells me that your father was also a bachelor." Homer

Homer, a handsome dude, walked into a sports bar around 9: 58 P.M. He sat down next to a blonde at the bar and stared up at the TV. The 10: 00 news was now on. The news crew was covering a story of a man preparing to jump off a ledge of a tall building. The blonde looked at Homer and said, "Do you think he'll jump?"

Brilliant, But Hated or Loved by Millions

He was one of America’s brilliant authors, commentators, and philosophers. He was hated by half of those who knew him or read his work, and beloved by the other half who admired his commentary and written words. But, admire him or vehemently disagree with him, Gore Vidal was one of America’s great minds of the 20th Century.

Eugene Louis Gore Vidal, who was born on Oct. 3, 1925, was an American writer and public intellectual known for his patrician manner, wit, and polished style of writing.

Homer said, "You know, I bet he'll jump."

The blonde replied, "Well, I bet he won't." Homer placed 20 dollars on the bar and said, "You're on!"

Just as the blonde placed her money on the bar, the guy did a swan dive off of the building, falling to his death. The blonde was very upset and handed her 20 dollars to Homer, saying, "Fair's fair. Here's your money." Homer replied, "I can't take your money; I saw this earlier on the 5 o'clock news and knew he would jump."

The blonde replied, "I did too, but I didn't think he'd do it again." Homer took the money.

There comes a time when a woman just has to trust her husband... for example...

A wife comes home late at night and quietly opens the door to her bedroom. From under the blanket she sees four legs instead of two. She reaches for a baseball bat and starts hitting the blanket as hard as she can. Once she's done, she goes to the kitchen to have a drink.

As she enters, she sees her husband there, reading a magazine.

"Hi Darling", he says, "Your parents have come to visit us, so l let them stay in our bedroom. Did you say ‘hello’? Before we lose our autonomy And our economy crumbles into dust

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His father was the first aeronautics instructor at West Point. He was born into a political family; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Pryor Gore, served as United States senator from Oklahoma. Gore Vidal himself was a Democrat, who twice sought elected office -- first to the United States House of Representatives from New York in 1960, then to the U.S. Senate from California in 1982.

His father, Eugene Vidal Sr., was director (1933–37) of the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Air Commerce during the Roosevelt Administration, and also was romantically involved with famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, to whom young Vidal grew very close.

During World War II, Vidal become a maritime warrant officer serving as first mate of a merchant ship berthed at Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Vidal began with the success of the military novel Williwaw, a men-at-war story derived from his duty during the War. His third novel, The City and the Pillar (1948) caused a moralistic furor over his dispassionate presentation of a young man coming to terms with a homosexual relationship. Vidal had to take on the pen name "Edgar Box" and wrote a series of mystery novels. The Edgar Box novels sold well and earned then-black-listed Vidal a secret

living. That mystery-novel success led Vidal to write in other genres and he produced the stage play, later a movie, The Best Man, about politics (1960). Vidal’s historical novels formed a seven-book series: Washington, D.C. (1967, Burr (1973), 1876 (1976), Lincoln (1984), Empire (1987), Hollywood (1990) and The Golden Age (2000).

Vidal explored the intricacies of power political and cultural. He described President, Ronald Reagan as a "triumph of the embalmer's art. He said "Reagan's provincial worldview, and that of his administration's, was out of date and inadequate to the geopolitical realities of the world in the late 20th century. The most notable and, at the time, volatile feud was between Conservative editor and writer William F. Buckley of National Review magazine and Vidal. In 1968, the ABC television network hired Vidal and William F. Buckley, Jr. as political analysts of both presidential conventions. Their commentaries led to Buckley threatening to assault Vidal on air. After days of bickering, their debates degraded to vitriolic attacks. In discussing the 1968 Democratic National Convention protests, the two intellectuals argued about protesters displaying a Viet Cong flag. Vidal told Buckley to "shut up a minute.”

The televised debate continued. "As far as I'm concerned, the only sort of procrypto-Nazi I can think of is yourself,” said Vidal. Buckley replied, "Now listen, you queer. Stop calling me a crypto-Nazi, or I'll sock you in the goddamn face, and you'll stay plastered.” Their quarrel was interrupted by the ABC News anchorman-moderator Howard K. Smith and they returned to providing the political analysis and commentary for which they had been hired. Later, William F. Buckley said he regretted having called Gore Vidal "a queer" yet said that Vidal was an "evangelist for bisexuality.” Buckley sued Vidal for libel; at trial, the judge said that the "court must conclude that Vidal's comments, in these paragraphs, meet the minimal standard of fair comment. The inferences made by Vidal, from Buckley's earlier editorial statements, cannot be said to be completely unreasonable.” Vidal remembered his nemesis William F. Buckley, Jr., who had died on Feb. 27, 2008. “I thought hell is bound to be a livelier place, as he joins, forever, those whom he served in life, applauding their prejudices and fanning their hatred.” The Buckley-Vidal debates, their aftermath and cultural significance, were the focus of a 2015 documentary film called Best of Enemies.

On July 31, 2012, Vidal died of pneumonia at his home in the Hollywood Hills at the age of 86. He was buried in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Domestic obituaries proclaimed “Gore Vidal Dies at 86,” “Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer.” The New York Times described him as "an Augustan figure who believed himself to be the last of a breed – probably a true statement.


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96 years of service in the community, the Chamber selected “Red, White & Business” as the theme for the event. The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping businesses thrive by being champions for business owners and entrepreneurs; catalysts that move the issues important to the business community forward; and conveners who bring the right people together to advocate for common goals. “In 2018, we look forward to the Chamber highlighting the successes of businesses that exemplify the spirit of the American Dream – strengthening our local economy, while maintaining a strong connection with our community,” said Toni Padron, Executive Vice President & COO of the Carlsbad Chamber. The award categories include the Innovation Award, Health and Wellness Award, Leadership Development Award, Community Impact Award, Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Best Place to Work in Carlsbad Award. To see a list of this year’s nominees, visit https://www.carlsbad.org/2018-annual-business-award-nominees/. The event will be emceed by NBC 7 San Diego’s Catherine Garcia. “I am very excited to be part of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce 2018 Annual Business Awards and help celebrate businesses in the community,” said Garcia. For ticket information, visit https://www.carlsbad.org/event/annualbusiness-awards-board-installation-dinner/.

of The 50 to Watch exhibit hosted by the studio door on the 10th. Need one or two volunteers on this day to sign out and receive new work. Hours would be 11am-3pm. On March 10th, host the preview of Panache 5:30-8pm as part of the Second Saturday Art Walk. Host opening reception of The Studio Door event 50 to Watch; will need two bartenders and two food volunteers for evening of the 10th, 5:30-8pm. On the day/evening of March 24th for Panache, need two bartenders, two greeters/ticket takers, six bid attendants for the auctions and packaging of art for the purchasers, two food runners to work helping the caterer. To volunteer for the event, send a message to mail@escondidoarts.org or call during work hours at 760.480.4101, Patrick Brown, Gallery Manager. The address of the Escondido Arts Partnership, Municipal Gallery, is 262 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido 92025.

Santa Margarita Chapter, DAR, Attended District Meeting - The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), joined nine other chapters from District XIV for the District Fall meeting.

Free Food Bank Distribution - Every fourth Saturday at the San Marcos Senior Center at 10am, the public is invited to line up for food bank surplus: from carrots, potatoes, or Brussel Sprouts, to all kinds of baked goods. Several local Christian churches are involved. Contact Neil Nath, the local volunteer facilitator, for details at 760-889-1969, or nath5@att.net.

March Volunteer Opportunities at Municipal Gallery – Volunteers, friends, family, artists, and collectors, March 24th is the date of this year’s Panache fundraising event and preparations are well under way with almost 60 pieces of art donated for the silent and live auctions. The importance of the Panache event and the funds generated into the gallery is our cornerstone event that helps keep this community gallery going and growing into the future. Volunteer positions needed in March are March 3rd, a day for artists to pick up their work from the Myths and Legends show, as well as the receiving of 25 artists works for our portion

Pictured: Alida Woodward, Marianne Waldrop, Lillian Leslie

Over 80 members and guests were honored to hear chapter member Marianne Waldrop PhD Col. USMC (ret) speak about her doctoral thesis, the eleven women who have attained the rank of General in the United

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States Marine Corps. Waldrop interviewed ten of the eleven and shared a bit of each of their stories of climbing the ladder in a male dominated service. She also shared why she had followed in her father’s footsteps and joined the Corps. Chapter regent, Alida Woodward, presented a certificate and a DAR Serving the Nation pin to Waldrop, and District Director, Lillian Leslie, presented her with a DAR Challenge Coin. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who aided the colonist’s fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit http://santamargarita.californiadar.org

Humane Society Upcoming Events/Activities – Looking to enhance your relationship with your pet, learn about various animal topics, adopt an animal, or support community events that are giving back to San Diego Humane Society? Here are some fun activities and events where you can make a difference for animals in San Diego County. If you missed the North County Walk for Animals last week, you can catch the one on Saturday, May 5th, at 7am, at NTC Park at Liberty Station, San Diego. These walks help raise critical funding to give a second chance to homeless, injured, orphaned and abused animals in our community. Have fun and – most importantly – save lives. Use code MARCH18 for registration. Project Wildlife Baby Shower on the San Diego Campus, 887 ½ Sherman St, San Diego, Saturday, March 3rd from 10am-2pm. Take a self-guided tour of the Care Center; Kid’s Zone with games and activities; shower gifts and donations greatly appreciated. Paws and Paperbacks at S.D. Campus, Thursday, March 8, from 4:30-5:30pm; $10/per child. Children ages 6-11 can practice their reading skills in a fun, non-judgmental atmosphere, and the Junior Pocket Protectors on Thursday, March 15 from 45:30pm; $10/per child; youth ages 12-17 can help socialize rabbits, guinea pigs and fancy rats who are available for adoption. Paint

Your Pet’s Portrait at the Oceanside Campus, Airport Road, Thursday, March 15, 6-9pm, $55/person. Step-by-step; instructions, supplies and a pre-drawn portrait of your pet will be provided. And the list goes on, including Spring Camp, Monday-Friday, March 26-March 30, from 9am-3pm; $240/child, ages 5-13; camp games, crafts and hands-on animal activities. Off-campus mobile adoption events will be held at Mike’s BBQ, 1356 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido, Sunday, March 4 from 11am-2pm; Latitude 33 Brewing Company, 1430 Vantage Court, #104, Vista, Saturday, March 10 from 14pm; Petsmart 1034 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, Saturday, March 17 from 11am2pm; The Shoppes at Carlsbad, 2525 El Camino Real #100, Carlsbad, Sunday, March 18 from 11am-2pm; and Kahoots, 2616 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, Sunday, March 25 from 11am-2pm. For PAWS Food Distribution Events, the Pantry provides supplemental bags of pet food for pick-up at our campus locations in Escondido, Oceanside and San Diego. Food is available for new and current clients who qualify based on income. Call the Humane Society at 619.299.7012 or online at sdhumane.org.

Cowboy Jack in Carlsbad on April 7th ‘COWBOY JACK’ is performing from 7pm10pm, Saturday, April 7th, at Witch Creek Winery, 2906 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, 92008; 760-720-7499.

Cowboy Jack performs solo; singing vintage country music with acoustic guitar and harmonica. Covering Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and more. ‘Cowboy Jack’ Johnson is the lead singer from The Hank Show, Band In Black and a singing cowboy from Rawhide Ranch in Bonsall, CA. www.hankshow.com; https://www.facebook.com/events/196606 5793610331/ 'Cowboy Jack' Johnson, 629 Palmbark St., Vista, 92083; cell ph: (760) 521-5007; ph/fax: (760)758-0772; www.hankshow.com; hankshow@cox.net.

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

Council Member, Represents District 3

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Good News for Antiques Roadshow Fans – San Diego is one of the stops on the 2018 tour of the Antiques Roadshow. It will be in San Diego on Tuesday, May 29

Library Hosts Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser – The Escondido Public Library and the Friends of Literacy Services will host the 14th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser on Saturday, March 17, from 8:00am to 1:30pm. The event will be held in the Auditorium of the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave, Escondido 92025. Doors open for player check-in at 8:00am and tournament play begins at 9:00am. Players must pre-register by March 12th, online at http://library.escondido.org/scrabblethon, by mail, or in person at the Literacy Services office, located on the 2nd floor of the Library. The registration fee for adults is $25.00/person and for high school students is $15.00/person. 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 divi-

Escondido Water Payment Options

The City of Escondido offers water service to over twentysix thousand meters through its own water department. Although many residents and business are served by our water system, many are not. Vallecitos Water District provides service to residents in the North East and Rincon Water District provides serv-

sions: Novice, Intermediate, or Advanced.

Participants can compete individually or as a part of a four-player team. Team play requires that all four teammates compete within the same division. Players compete for prizes at the end of each game as well as the final awards for highest individual and team 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. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. For more information on Scrabble-Thon and library services visit library.escondido.org or contact Senior Librarian for Literacy Services, Dan Wood, at 760-839-4827 or dan.wood@escondidolibrary.org. Sheriff ’s Senior Volunteers Needed for

ice to the South West portion of the City. Water prices are set by each agency and billed in different methods.

ment in more methods including autopay and on-line.

Vista - Are you retired? Bored? Looking for something to do? Something worthwhile and useful? Perhaps something fun and interesting…give us a call at 760-940-4434 and ask for the Sheriff ’s Senior Volunteer Recruiter. We are looking for men and women who meet the basic requirements; at least 50 years old, an American Citizen, and can pass a background check for our volunteer patrol service within the city of Vista. Candidates need to be available for an interview, then a background check, and do a short two-week academy. A marked vehicle is provided for a two-person patrol within the boundaries of the city of Vista. You will be authorized to place citations on vehicles that are parked illegally in handicapped parking and/or fire lanes, look for vandalism, graffiti, and other misconducts. Every day is different and exciting and above all, a direct support of our local law enforcement and the community of Vista.

2:30pm. The show features various Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego county dealers selling vintage, antique, original dolls, artist dolls along with accessories, bears, miniatures, jewelry, small antiques, collectibles and doll supplies. Doll stringing will also be available 10am to 1:30pm. Donation is $6.00 and children under 12 are free. Cameo Doll Club has been a local doll club 42 years and has supported Mary's House in Escondido, Interfaith, Wounded Warriors, Straight From the Heart in San Marcos and its present charity, Solutions for Change in Vista. Any questions, please call Patricia Knutson 760 745-2064.

If you do reside in a part of Escondido where City water is provided, you’ll be happy to know that your bill payment options will be improved. In recent months, the City Council approved a new contract with a billing company that will accept pay-

Cameo Doll Club is celebrating its 40th Annual Doll Show and sale Saturday March 10, at Resurrection Church, 1445 Conway Drive, Escondido 92027, from 10am to

Keep an eye on your mailbox for a postcard detailing options and instructions. Make sure to test out the new payment option and send any feedback – good or bad to the Director of Utilities. You’ll find contact information online at https://www.escondido.org/utilities.aspx

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life to old age, by accident, sickness, abusive behavior, murder, war, or many other ways. It could happen any time with no guarantees of a time frame. One can believe, with some comfort, it is divinely ordained. As much as possible, one should be responsible for the aftermath of death. Is one’s house in order?

Birkenstock is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 1-1/2 year old, 54 pound, German Shepherd mix.

Birkenstock is a happy dog who seeks out human attention. Pet him and he melts into you. He was transferred from another shelter through the FOCAS program.

The $145 adoption fee for Birkenstock includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. For more information call 760-7536413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.

Aries, a 13-year-old Chihuahua mix, is looking for a loving home to call his own. He is an adorable and loving little guy who is very cautious about meeting new people, so he will need a family that is willing to go slow and take the time to help him settle in. His adoption fee includes his neuter, permanent microchip identification, current vaccinations, 30 days worry free insurance from Trupanion Insurance and a certificate for a free veterinary exam! Aries is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (619) 299-7012.

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GETTING READY TO DIE

Last month, I contributed an article concerning my “falsified” death. It was heartening to hear from friends that they were happy I was still alive. In response to that article, Lyle Davis, The Paper’s editor, suggested I write an article on getting ready to die. Here it is. As a pastor, I am often involved in the process of both dying and making final arrangements. My experience tells me how important it is to prepare for death.

Recent articles in The Week magazine on finding a better way to die, helped to confirm that there are some steps one can take to make the process easier. First, it is important to realize death is inevitable and unavoidable. It could come by just living out your

Recent articles suggest not leaving a mess for others to clean up. Most of us accumulate, hoard, or keep unnecessary stuff, which has long outlived its usefulness. Get rid of it. Clean it out. Give it away. Trash it. Making arrangements for your disposal is critical. Do you want to be cremated, a full body funeral with a casket, a viewing, memorial service, where, scattered at sea, an officiant, music, or anything else ? Let someone know. Do it today. Don’t wait. The same urgency applies to wills, trusts, legal documents, special provisions, and desires. Write it down. Let someone know. To not do it, will only create confusion. Spiritually, set your house in order. Make amends, forgive, reconcile, pay your debts, believe, and trust God.

Finally, dispose of a secret past love letters, pictures, memorabilia. It is difficult enough to mourn loss, without someone’s unfinished past.


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

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

Put on those hiking boots, air up your tires, saddle up your horses

Lace up your hiking boots, air up your bike tires, and saddle up your horses and join the City of San Marcos in celebrating the 27th annual San Marcos Trails Day this Saturday, March 3 from 9 am to noon.

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With more than 63 miles of trail connecting to the entire region, San Marcos offers an extensive trail network for the community to discover.

An easy two-mile hike will visit Discovery Lake and the Discovery Creek trails. A Trails day is a celebration of the outdoors more challenging seven-mile hike will and in San Marcos we have something for explore the trails that lead to Double Peak everyone. Park. Mountain biking enthusiasts are encouraged to bring bikes and enjoy the Hike participation is free and will begin at ride. 9 am; hikers can start signing in at 8:30 am. Hikers, mountain bikers and walkers Adventures are meant to be shared and will meet at Lakeview Park/Discovery this event is a great opportunity to meet Lake, 650 Foxhall Drive. The staging area new people in your community and share will feature free live music, food and a fun experience on a local trail. giveaways. Equestrian riders will meet at To learn more, visit www.santhe Ridgeline Trailhead, 102 San Elijo marcos.net/play.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Disaster Preparedness: Plan Now

The City Council is Setting Goals The City Council and I will be setting our goals for the next two years during a public workshop on March 6 at the Civic Center. We probably won’t see every policy or implementation program everyone wants in the goal; however, I’m confident that the finished product will not be vastly different from the current goals we have, and that it will accurately reflect our collective vision for our city. The following are our current priorities and we have accomplished a lot in the last year to

Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss

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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We should attack Japan, lose the war And let Japan take care of us.

Hurricanes are named after women Because they start on the very same plan Start up over nothin', make a whole lotta noise, And can't be controlled by man.

Dan and Stan were sitting on a bench, wondering what to do. They only had $5 between them and they wanted to do something fun. Five dollars wasn't enough to go to the movies, get drinks at a bar, eat a nice meal or anything they liked to do. Exasperated, Stan says "just give me the $5, I'll go in that Rite-Aid and find something. Just trust me, I'll figure something out." Dan gives him the five and waits outside.

A few minutes later, Stan emerges with a huge smile on his face. "Dan! I found the perfect thing! It's so awesome, you're never going to believe it!" "OK...what did you get?" Stan proudly holds out a box of tampons. Dan says "What the hell did you get those for?!" Stan says "Dude, read the side of the box. With these, we can go swimming, we can go horseback riding, we can play tennis...." A SIGN IN A SHOE REPAIR STORE IN VANCOUVER THAT READ: "We will heel you We will save your sole We will even dye for you." AT AN OPTOMETRIST’S OFFICE:

"If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to the right place." ON A PLUMBER’S TRUCK: "We repair what your husband fixed.” On an Electrician's truck: "Let us remove your shorts."

On another Plumber's truck: "Don't sleep with a drip. Call your plumber.”

At a Car Dealership: "The best way to get back on your feet – miss a car payment."

Outside a Muffler Shop: "No appointment necessary. We hear you coming." In a Veterinarian's waiting room: "Be back in 5 minutes. Sit... Stay..."

At the Electric Company: "We would be delighted if you send in your payment on time. However, if you don't, YOU will be de-lighted. In the front yard of a Funeral Home: "Drive carefully. We'll wait." In a Chicago Radiator Shop: "Best place in town to take a leak."

Sign on the back of a Septic Tank Truck: "Caution - this truck is full of Political Promises." Tech support for marriage

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support these goals: Maintaining fiscal sustainability; improving traffic flow and decreasing congestion; reducing blight; fostering economic development, supporting public safety, and increasing recreational opportunities. Check the City website at CityofVista.com to learn more about these priorities and our upcoming workshop. Please continue to stay involved. Call us, write or e-mail us, follow the City on its social media sites, register for weekly e-news, or attend a City Council meeting!

Scholarship Program Applications

Applications for the 2018 City of Oceanside – Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program are now available at local high schools and at the Oceanside Public Library.

Any graduating senior who lives in Oceanside and will attend college after graduation is eligible to apply, regardless of what high school the student attends. The scholarship program has no racial, ethnic, gender or other arbitrary criteria; residency in Oceanside is the only requirement for application. Students may contact the scholarship coordinator at their high school for information about the Dear Tech Support,

Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slowdown in overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewelry applications and intimacy, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0. In addition, Husband 1.0 uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Romance 9.5 and Personal Attention 6.5, and then installed undesirable programs such as: NBA 5.0, NFL 3.0 and Golf 4.1. Conversation 8.0 no longer runs, and House cleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system. Please note that I have tried running Nagging 5.3 to fix these problems, but to no avail. What can I do? Signed, Desperate

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program and application forms. The deadline for submission of applications this year is April 7th.

The scholarship program awarded $40,000 to fourteen students from four different high schools in 2017 and has awarded over $735,000 since the first scholarships were awarded in 1993. All funds for the program come from community donations; no public monies are used for the scholarships. The 2018 recipients will be introduced to donors at the annual scholarship garden reception on May 18, 2018. This is the only fundraising event for the program. Call 760.435.5049 for more information about the scholarship program.

Entertainment Package, while Husband 1.0 is an operating system. Please enter command: I thought you loved me.html and try to download Tears 6.2. Do not forget to install the Guilt 3.0 update. If that application works as designed, Husband 1.0 should then automatically run the applications Jewelry 2.0 and Flowers 3.5.

However, remember, overuse of the above application can cause Husband 1.0 to default to Grumpy Silence 2.5, Happy Hour 7.0, or Beer 6.1. Please note that Beer 6.1 is a very bad program that will download the Farting and Snoring Loudly Beta version. Whatever you do, DO NOT, under any circumstances, install Mother-In-Law 1.0 as it runs a virus in the background that will eventually seize control of all your system resources. In addition, please do not attempt to reinstall the Boyfriend 5.0 program. These are unsupported applications and will crash Husband 1.0. In summary, Husband 1.0 is a great program, but it does have limited memory and cannot learn new applications quickly.

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The Paper • Page 12 • March 1, 2018 traveled and communicated pretty much the same from generation to generation. All that has changed. Demographers typically use thirty years to define a generation. Selecting what year a new generation begins is arbitrary and depends upon what the demographer is seeking to analyze or prove. For the purpose of our discussion, we’ve selected as our “Senior” generation those born between1935 and 1965 (today they are 53 to 83 years old). We compare them with the “Latest” generation born between 1980 and 2010. (8 to 38) years old.

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Last week we discussed the explosion of technological change and the accelerating growth of human knowledge. Because change has come so fast, the last three generations of Americans, Boomers, XGeners and Milennials, each grew up in very different worlds. There have always been differences between generations but in the past those differences were mainly the result of natural changes in the way people think as they mature and how their priorities change with age. Until the twentieth century, change came slowly. From grandpa to grandson, folks worked, lived,

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have to learn a trade and thus support their community camp, 4. those qualified to matriculate to regular society would be fully able to offer a skill-in-trade and support themselves, 5. Abstemious living could actually improve their overall health, as in WWII, a meatless diet resulted in less arteriosclerosis and heart disease among Europeans forced to live on only grain and vegetables. We all know there's a serious problem with the mentally ill amidst the homeless, but good nutrition, minimal stress, stability, enough sleep, caring friendship, and no rec drugs, over time would go a long way to help cure them.

This idea is humane with many benefits, despite the apparent loss of civil rights that the public will raucously dispute. No elected politician would be able to put this

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The half generation between these two are the “tweeners,” a not particularly interesting transition group consisting of the kids and grand kids of the “Seniors.” The “Seniors” include the “Boomers” and the “Latest” include the “Millennials.”

Earth and even God knew it and blessed us. America was “small town.” Whether we lived in big cities, suburbs, small towns or family farms our neighborhood was our world. We knew the law enforcement, merchants, store owners and our neighbors. Growing up we baled hay, detassled corn, repaired our cars, painted our houses and changed our own faucets. The drug stores even had tube testers and a supply of TV tubes so we could repair our own TV sets. We were proud of our competence and independence. We went to work in the America’s factories and offices knowing that we had to earn our pay. There were no rewards for simply “participating.” We felt comfortable in the belief that we were in control of our own lives. As time passed, little by little old

skills and knowledge began to seem less relevant. Cars became too complicated to accommodate the “shade tree mechanics” and so have a lot of other things that we used to do for ourselves. Skilled trades succumbed to automation. Technological change came fast and furious. About the time you get comfortable with your computer, smart phone, software or applications along comes the next version and the old ones don’t work anymore. The changes don’t seem to make things better, just different. To make things even worse, your grandson thinks you’re doofus because you don’t Snapchat and didn’t even know that there is a feature length animation movie featuring The Emojis. Next week we continue the battle of the generations.

It is important to note that our conclusions are broad brush generalizations. There are a great many “Seniors” and “Latest” generation individuals who do not fit any stereotype. That being said, most of us will recognize the broad characteristics of each generation and appreciate the environmental factors that make them so different. The “seniors” were the last “old school” generation. Their parents were “Americas Greatest Generation,” they endured The Great Depression and then saved the World from Fascism in WWII. They built a golden age for their families. The freest and richest country on the planet’s economy was booming and life was good. Patriotism flourished. Their children grew up believing that America was the greatest country on

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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.

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 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 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 Twenty and the One

A well-worn one-dollar bill and a 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.

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

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CITATION FOR FREEEDOM FROM PARENTAL CUSTODY AND CONTROL Case Number AN16221 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO NORTH COUNTY DIVISION 325 S. MELROSE DR. SUITE 130 VISTA, CA. 92081

To: Francisco Vidal Garcia

You are advised that you are required to appear in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Diego, in Department 12 at the court location indicated above on FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 at 09;00 AM to show cause, if you have any, why Alison Fabiola Garcia, minor, should not be declared free from parental custody and control (*for the purpose of placement for adoption) as requested in the petition. You are advised that if the parent(s) are present at the time and place above stated the judge will read the petition and, if requested, may explain the effect of the granting of the petition and, if requested, the judge shall explain any term or allegation contained therein and the nature of the proceeding, its procedures and possible consequences and may continue the matter for not more than 30 days for the appointment of counsel or to give counsel time to prepare. The court may appoint counsel to represent the minor whether or not the minor is able to afford counsel. If any parent appears and is unable to afford counsel, the court shall appoint counsel to represent each parent who appears unless such representation is knowingly and intelligently waived.

If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your pleading, if any, may be filed on time. Date: 2/5/2018

Clerk of the Superior Court /s/ K. Free, Deputy 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/2018


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This business is conducted by a corporation.

First day of business was 1/01/2017

/s/ Chris Cordova, CEO

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1/19/2018.

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The name of the business: Notary Vets, located at

4388 Rainier Way, Apt F, Oceanside, CA. 92058.

This business is registered by:

James Seme

4388 Rainier Way, Apt. F

Oceanside, CA. 92058

This business is conducted by an individual.

First day of business: n/a

/s/ James Seme

Filed

with

Ernest

J.

Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2018

2/22, 3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018

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#2018-9003010 The name of the business: South Coast Painting, located at 1820 Melrose Dr., #136, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: John Anthony McCracken 1820 Melrose Dr. #136 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 6/1/96 /s/ John Anthony McCracken Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/01/2018 2/22, 3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003436 The name of the business: Anderson Catering Services, located at 205 Walsh Street, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Shane Adam Anderson 205 Walsh Street Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/06/18 /s/ Shane Adam Anderson Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/06 /2018 2/22, 3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018

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#2018-9003121 The name of the business: North County Welding and Febrication, located at 255 Walnut Hills, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Michael A. and Lorena Solee 255 Walnut Hills Drive San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple First day of business was 1/01/2017. /s/ Lorena Solee Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/02/2018. 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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#2018-9004161 The name of the business: Premier Homes of California, located at 1859 Olympus Loop Drive, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is registered by: Mark E. Schultz 1859 Olympus Loop Drive Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Mark E. Schultz Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/13/2018 2/22, 2/3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004205 The name of the business: San Marga Consulting, located at 6036 Rancho Bravado, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009. This business is registered by: Sheela Visswanathan 6036 Rancho Bravado Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 6/27/2007 /s/ Sheela Visswanathan Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2018 2/22, 2/3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018

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#2018-9002921 The name of the business: La Familia Callejas Market, located at 608 Gooch, Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by: Hugo Callejas 1941 Dove Ln. Apt 213 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/31/2018. /s/ Hugo Callejas Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/31/2018. 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003389 The name of the business: All German Auto, located at 1327 Simpson Way, Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Synergy Global Business Solutions 1497 Paseo De Las Flores Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Andrew Graham, COO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/06/2018. 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003145 The name of the business: Tony’s Delivery, located at 1247 W. San Marcos Blvd, D-8, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Antonio Barcenas 1247 W. San Marcos Blvd. D-8 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Antonio Barcenas Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/02/2018. 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003617 The name of the business: Tilghman’s Academy of Music, located at 4095 Oceanside Blvd. Suite K, Ocanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Christopher Isaiah & Kaitlyn Nicole Tilghman 24234 Cerro Vista Way Ramona,Ca. 92065 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Christopher Isaiah Tilghman Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/08/2018. 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004508 The name of the business: Long Stem Home, located at 11405 Port Rush Row, San Diego, Ca. 92128. This business is registered by Timothy Allen Lindberg 11405 Port Rush Row San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/16/18 /s/ Timothy Allen Lindberg Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/16 /2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018


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Squid,, located at 971 Borden

Rd., Space 50, San Marcos, Ca.

92069.

This business is registered by:

Ivy & Squid, LLC

971 Borden Rd., Space 50

San Marcos, Ca. 92069

This business is conducted by a

Limited Liability Company.

First day of business: 11/15/17

/s/ Tracy Fluop, President

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr., County

Clerk/Recorder of

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#2018-9003751 The name of the business: Frank’s Ice Cream, located at 2506 S. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is registered by: Alberto Moedano 2917 S. Santa Fe Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/08/2018 /s/ Alberto Moedano Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/08/2018 2/22, 2/3/01, 3/08 & 3/15/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002503 The name of the business: Seven Nature, located at 1420 Decision St. #c, Vista, Ca., 92081 This business is registered by: Gabriel Costilla 547 Poinsettia Ave. Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 1/2/18 /s/ Gabriel Costilla Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/29/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003204 The name of the business: Christian Healing Center, located at 791 Valley Crest Dr., Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Branches of the Cross Anglican Church, Incorporated 791 Valley Crest Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 1/1/2013 /s/ Timoty S. Laundrie, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/05/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003140 The name of the business: Bridgedale IT Consulting, located at 832 Via La Venta, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Dale Anthony Pingol Pena 832 Via La Venta San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/20/2018 /s/ Dale Anthony Pingol Pena Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/02/2018. 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002657 The name of the business: Twin Oaks Animal Hospital lcoated at 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #110, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Twin Oaks Valley Hospital 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #110 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 8/23/2013 /s/ Ashley Weinberg, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/30/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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The name of the business: Los Cabos Mexican and Seafood, located at 730 E. Vista Way, Vista,

Ca., 92084

This business is registered by: Arturo Pena Estrada 32856 Whitehaven Court

Menifee, Ca., 92584 This business is conducted by an individual.

First day of business: 1/31/18 /s/ Arturo Pena Estrada

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/31/2018

2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2018-00003477-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Sara Elizabeth Greiner filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Sara Elizabeth Geiner to Proposed name Sara Elizabeth Bailey. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: 3/13/2018, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 1/23/2018 /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002754 The name of the business: Camp Courage for Veterans, located at 5001 Macario Dr., Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Loving the Elderly, Inc. 5001 Macario dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: n/a /s/ Teresito Roxas, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/31/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9001794 The name of the business: Jacked Decalz, located at 1895 Chaparral Dr., Vista, Ca 92081. This business is registered by: Douglas McKinney 1895 Chaparral Dr. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 1/22/2018 /s/ Douglas McKinney Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/22/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002946 The name of the business: Cruise Adventures Travel Company, located at 100 E. San Marcos Blvd., Suite 400, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Paul David and Sandra Joy Halem 2346 Rock Crest Glen Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 11/1/2007 /s/ Paul David Halem Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/01/2018 2/08, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/01/3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002128

The name of the business: Grand Venture, located at 910 E. Grand Avenue, Suite F, Escondido, CA 92025 This business is registered by:

Robert Todd McMaster 1520 Richland Road San Marcos, CA 92069

John H. Dow, Jr. 11042 Cadence Court Escondido, CA 92026

Mark Martin 1385 Pleasant Hill Escondido, CA 92026

Michael Stenstrom 1140 Sierra Linda Escondido, CA 92025

W. Richardson Hardie, Jr. 10357 Eagle Lake Drive Escondido, CA 92029

Joseph L. Sigala 1141 Inspiration Lane Escondido, CA 92025

This business is conducted by a General Partnership First day of business: 9/25/1996 /s/ Robert Dodd McMaster, Owner/DR Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/24/2018 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08/3018

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#2018-9003454 The name of the business: Zuazo Floor Systems, located at 1575 W. Valley Parkway 57, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by Victor Manuel Zuazo 1575 W. Valley Parkway 57 Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Victor Manuel Zuazo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/06/2018 2/15, 2/22, 3/01 & 3/08 /3018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004654 The name of the business: Omar Wood Workx, located at 1402 Descanso Ave., Suite E, San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is registered by Omar Guzman 312 Smilax Rd. Apt 1 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/Omar Guzman Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002914 The name of the business: Full Spectrum Medic, located at 219 Woodland Pkwy #151, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Raul Robert Montes III 219 Woodland Pkwy #11 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 1/31/2018 /s/ Raul Robert Montes III Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/31/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018

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, March 13, 2018. Project No: P16-0005: DA16001, RA18-0001, TSM16001, CUP17-004, GV17-005 (Fenton – Discovery Village North) Applicant: H.G Fenton Development Co. LLC Request: This action consists of a Development Agreement (DA16-001) to rescind and terminate Development Agreement (DA91-05) associated with the adopted Scripps Heath Care Campus Specific Plan (SHCCSP) located on 80 acres on both sides of the future Discovery Street road alignment. Removal of the Development Agreement is needed in order to proceed with entitlements on the site. A Reimbursement Agreement (RA18-0001) is also part of this action. Entitlements include; Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM16-001) with the intent to create 12 new lots for future development on 87.46 acre site. The project site would be graded to create building pads on the north side of the future Discovery Street within the University District Specific Plan. Pending the TSM approval, in addition to building pads this site would install drainage infrastructure and build roads. A 15.5 acre portion of the site, consisting of the San Marcos Creek, will remain in open space. A Conditional Use Permit (CUP17-004) is requested to allow the operation of a temporary rock crusher and a Grading Variance (GV17-005) to allow slopes to exceed 20 feet in height. Pending review and approval under a future Site Development Plan, this site could be used for office flats, townhouse flats, freeway commercial, future park site and a potential elementary school per the adopted University District Specific Plan. Discovery Street would be constructed as part of this

action from Bent Avenue to Twin Oaks Valley Road. Environmental Determination: The project is within the scope of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the University District Specific Plan and the 2014 and 2017 Addendum to the FEIR for the University District Specific Plan (State Clearinghouse No. 2008101083) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Location of Property: The project site is located directly east of Bent Avenue and north of the proposed extension of Discovery Street, more particularly described as All or Portions of Lots 1 and 2 of Block 67, and Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of Block 63 of Rancho Los Vallecitos De San Marcos, according to Map Thereof 806 and Parcel A of Map No. 16595. Assessor Parcel Numbers: 221-080-18-00, 221-080-2400, 221-080-19-00, 221-08011-00, 221-070-20-00, 221142-07-00, 221-080-23, 221080-12-00, 221-070-19-00. Planning Commission Action: On February 5, 2018, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed project to the City Council by a 7-0-0 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Joseph Farace, Principal Planner, by calling 760-7441050 extension 3248, or via email jfarace@sanmarcos.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) 7441050, Extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 03/01/18 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004555

The name of the business: Loved to Threads, located at 1656 Wesley Way, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by Susan Elizabeth Reva 1656 Wesley Way Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Susan Elizabeth Reva Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/16/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018

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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, March 13, 2018. Project No: P16-0037: GPA17-003, SPA16-002, TSM16-003, SDP17-006, GV17-004, MND16-001 (Fenton – Discovery Village South) Applicant: H.G. Fenton Development Co. LLC Request: Request for entitlements to construct up to a maximum of 220 condominium single-family detached homes on 39 acres within the Scripps Health Care Campus Specific Plan, proposed as Discovery Village South. A General Plan Amendment (GPA 17-003) is required to change the land use from Scripps Health Care Campus Specific Plan to Discovery Village South Specific Plan. A Specific Plan (SP 16-002) and Site Development Plan (SDP 17-006) would be required to establish the development design standards; a Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM 16-003) would be required to establish up to 220 residential condominium lots; and a Grading Variance (GV 17-004) would be required to allow slopes to exceed 20 feet in height. Under the proposed Discovery Village South Specific Plan, the proposed residential development introduces two housing product types. “Type A” is a compact single-family detached home with two stories (35-foot maximum height). “Type B” is a single-family detached home, designed in a motor court configuration with two-stories (35-foot maximum height). The project site would be accessed by two street connections to Discovery Street, an un-built section of the City’s Mobility Element, which would be constructed concurrent with the grading of the proposed project. The extension of Discovery Street was previously approved for development (with a certified Environmental Impact Report (EIR)) under the University District Specific Plan Area, as a part of the Discovery Village North Project (immediately north of the proposed project site). The proposed homes would not be completed until a large portion of the Discovery Street extension is completed. Other uses proposed within the project site include natural open space, recreational space, community amenity space, and associated circulation, which would be dispersed throughout the community. A homeowners’ association (HOA) would maintain these common recreational areas, and proposed private streets. Environmental Determination: A Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND16-001) was prepared for this project and circulated for public review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Location of Property: The project site is located directly southeast of Bent Avenue and the proposed extension of Discovery Street; it is bounded on the west by Craven Road, the south by the Discovery Hills Specific Plan area, and to the southeast by the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, more particu-

larly described as All or Portions Of Lots 1 and 2 of Block 67, and Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of Block 63 of Rancho Los Vallecitos De San Marcos, according to Map Thereof 806 and Parcel A of Map No. 16595. Assessor Parcel Numbers: 221-080-18-00, 221-080-2400, 221-080-19-00, 221-08011-00, 221-070-20-00, 221142-07-00, 221-080-23-00, 221-080-12-00, 221-070-1900 Planning Commission Action: On February 5, 2018 the Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed project to the City Council by a 6-1-0 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Joseph Farace, Principal Planner, by calling 760-7441050 extension 3248, or via email jfarace@sanmarcos.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) 7441050, Extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 03/01/18 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004258 The name of the business: Pacific Coast Barbershop, located at 49645 Frazee Rd., Suite D, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is registered by Michael Antonio Garcia 4243 Arroyo Vista Way #327 Oceanside, CA 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Michael Antonio Garcia Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9002830 The name of the business: Crystal Clear Cleaning Service, located at 1718 Elfin Forest Rd. #116, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by Priscilla Maria and Dietrich Elliot Nelson 1718 Elfin Forest Rd. #116 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by General Partnership. First day of business: n/a /s/ Priscilla Maria Nelson Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/31/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9001263 The name of the business: RME Solar, located at 4928 Concho Pl, Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is registered by Rock Mountain Electric, Inc. 4928 Concho Pl. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 11/10/17 /s/ Adrian Orozco, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/16/2018 2/15, 2/22 3/01 & 3/08/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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The name of the business: Rupe’s Hydraulics Sales & Service, located at 725 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by Hydraullic systems and Components, Inc. 725 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 6/15/2005 /s/ Rassoul Ketabian, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2018 3/01, 3/08, 3/15 & 3/22/2018


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