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March 16, 2017

Volume 47 - No. 11

by Friedrich Gomez

It wasn’t that long ago when the king of dinosaurs, known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, terrorized downtown San Diego citizens and suburbanites. However, T-rex was considerate enough to interrupt his rampage long enough to quench his thirst at a suburban swimming pool before swallowing the neighbor’s dog, whole, during a short supper break.

This all happened less than twenty years ago -- on May 25, 1997, to be more precise. Of course, it was just a movie, but it placed San Diego front-and-center for a global viewing audience that watched, spellbound, the film “The Lost World: Jurassic Park.” The monster-sized success of the five Jurassic Park-related movies by Universal Studios ignited a worldwide interest in dinosaurs that continues to this very day. More so than ever before.

T-rex and company have never been

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more popular since they made their final curtain call over 65-million years ago. In fact, renewed public fascination with these prehistoric creatures has been the greatest comeback, of sorts, since the Biblical Lazarus.

How popular are these prehistoric creatures with human beings, today? Well, this level of intrigue has, quite simply, gone off the meter. Dinosaurs and dinosaur exhibits are happening everywhere. Simply put, dinosaurs are bigger than ever, and not just in size, but in popularity.

Let’s cut to the chase: San Diego County is being overwhelmed by dinosaurs! And more will be arriving in the very near future to complete the invasion.

This year’s upcoming 2017 edition of the San Diego County Fair, which runs June 2 through July 4, has jumped onboard the dinosaur popularity bandwagon with an amazing T-rex exhibit

that is excitingly interactive! The traveling exhibit is making designated stops around the United States like a highlypopular rock-star band on a concert tour. The much-anticipated San Diego stopover at this year’s Del Mar fair location is aptly titled, “T-Rex Planet,” and it plans to give the public a most stimulating journey back into time with a closeup and personal encounter that is truly full of wonder. The interactive part makes it doubly-fun . . . and doubly exciting. All family-friendly, of course – so don’t forget to bring along the kids. The entire dinosaur experience is out of popular demand and it promises not to disappoint. The fair’s upcoming T-Rex Planet exhibit will allow visitors to experience what it was actually like back during the Jurassic, Triassic, and Cretaceous periods, all first-hand. You will even encounter “Tracey,” described as a young T-rex who greets guests and wanders around, playing among the exhibits during designated time periods. But, the main exhibit promises to knock your

intellectual socks off! It features lifesize, ultra-realistic animatronic dinosaurs – over 40 life-like dinosaurs in total – some even include rides, etc. It is children-friendly and the touring exhibit across America has given both adults and youngsters a greater knowledge and fresher education about these amazing creatures of long ago which once ruled our planet.

There is something for everyone, including a dinosaur band and exciting activities which include fossil digs where youngsters can be paleontologists (dinosaur scientists) and dig up ancient bones! Not to be missed for the kiddies are “Dino Bounce” houses with inflatable dinosaurs and much, much more. Adults, including students and visiting scientists, will have more than their fair share of a once-in-a-life time experience at the T-Rex Planet exhibit. It is truly an entire-family experience just waiting to be discovered. It is a visual and mindboggling journey which proves that sci-

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ence can be a most exhilarating and fun experience.

The T-rex exposure at this year’s seaside county fair will, no doubt, help boost attendance. The San Diego County Fair is already among the top ten fairs in all of America, smashing attendance records left, right, and center. Last year’s record attendance at the 2016 fairgrounds amassed a staggering 1,609,481 visitors! To put that number of people in perspective, consider the following: with attendance well over 1 ½-million, our San Diego County Fair actually had more visitors than the entire populations found in eleven U. S. states, including: New Hampshire, Maine, Delaware, Vermont, Montana, South and North Dakota, Wyoming, and Alaska, to cite just a few examples. More exciting information and photos on this year’s T-Rex Planet can be found on their official website: www.trexplanet.com. This most popular exhibit is based in Dearborn, Michigan and will continue to tour other U. S. States after departing the San Diego County Fair. Best bet is to see it here, in your own city before it travels elsewhere across America. Let’s answer some of the most popular fun questions asked by the public about T-rex and company.

CAN A HUMAN BEING OUTRUN A T-REX?

The answer to this most-often asked query is, yes and no. For the average person running from a fully-grown

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

What, you ask, is 'Butt dust'?

Read on and you'll discover the joy in it! These have to be original and genuine. No adult is this creative! JACK (age 3) Was watching his Mom breast-feeding his new baby sister... After a while he asked: 'Mom why have you got two? Is one for hot and one for cold milk? '

STEVEN (age 3) Hugged and kissed his Mom good night. 'I love you so much that when you die I'm going to bury you outside my bedroom window.' BRITTANY (age 4) Had an ear ache and wanted a pain killer. She tried in vain to take the lid off the bottle. Seeing her frustration, her Mom explained it was a child-proof cap and she'd have to open it for her. Eyes wide with wonder, the little girl

Tyrannosaurus rex, you would most assuredly end up as either breakfast, lunch or dinner, depending on the time of day you’re running for your life. By the way, for T-rex, you might only be a bite-size snack, depending on your height and weight. For example, Tyrannosaurus rex had the capacity to consume even a large 500-pound man or woman in one, single bite! Gulp! As far as speed, it is most frightening to realize that a running Tyrannosaurus rex covered about 25-feet per step, possibly more!

But, what about a world-class Olympic sprinter? Well, the answer is slightly different, but, the grisly end-result would be the same. The fastest human sprinter officially on record is Usain Bolt who was clocked at the World Championships in Berlin, Germany on August 16, 2009. Bolt was clocked fastest between the 60th and the 80th meter, which he covered in 1.61 seconds. His fastest speed was timed at 27.8 mph, just under 28 mph. That’s extremely quick for a human being. However, it must be kept in mind that this unusual human foot-speed is shortlived (no pun intended). The top speed of 27.8 mph is short in duration, which means Usain Bolt could (possibly) be able to outrun T-rex from a dead-start – but, only for a very short duration of time, perhaps mere seconds. And it is quite possible that any world-class sprinter may not have been able to outrun the infamous T-rex at all, not even for a brief time because T-rex may have been even quicker than we think in both foot speed and predatory reflexes. There is much we are re-discovering about the prehistoric Bad Boy, T-Rex. At first, paleontologists and biomechanical engineers calculated T-rex’s

asked: 'How does it know it's me?'

SUSAN (age 4) was drinking juice when she got the hiccups. 'Please don't give me this juice again,' she said, 'It makes my teeth cough..' DJ (age 4) Stepped onto the bathroom scale and asked: 'How much do I cost?' CLINTON (age 5) was in his bedroom looking worried when his Mom asked what was troubling him, he replied, 'I don't know what'll happen with this bed when I get married. How will my wife fit in it?'

MARC (age 4) was engrossed in a young couple that were hugging and kissing in a restaurant. Without taking his eyes off them, he asked his dad: 'Why is he whispering in her mouth?' TAMMY(age 4) was with her mother when they met an elderly, rather wrinkled woman her Mom knew. Tammy looked at her for a while and then asked, 'Why doesn't her skin fit her face?'

JAMES (age4) was listening to a Bible story. His dad read: 'The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city but his wife looked back and was turned to salt.' Concerned, James asked: 'What happened to the flea?' And finally the answer to the question:

This particular Sunday sermon....'Dear Lord,' the minister

top speed at 25 mph. However, as science advances and newer discoveries are made about T-rex, it is becoming more abundantly clear that this king of the tyrant lizards may have been much faster than the initial 25 mph calculation. However, the scientific jury is still out on T-rex’s running speed. According to John R. Hutchison (publisher of T-rex studies in scientific journals), Tyrannosaurus rex may have topped out at between 15 and 25 mph. Either way, even under the best of human conditions, a human Olympic world-class sprinter would only be able to outrun Trex for a few brief seconds at best. Experts have been debating over the actual foot speed of T-rex for many years. One reason for the inaccuracies was that T-rex was, at first, thought to have stood upright, with his tail dragging behind him (think Godzilla). We now know that Tyrannosaurus rex walked and ran more horizontal to the ground with his tail more outward, parallel to terra firma and, certainly, not dragging behind him, as once imagined. By the end of the 1800s, T-rex was more accurately re-constructed. As one scientific source phrased it, “Over the last few decades, however, the standard model of T-rex locomotion has been revised yet again. Some studies pushed for a “fast running” T-rex hypothesis, claiming that the tyrant lizard may have been capable of speeds in excess of 45 miles per hour.”

Well, if these findings are true and T-rex could run 45 mph, then any world-class sprinter’s best chance would be to run from T-rex along with a few friends; then you no longer need to outrun Tyrannosauros rex – you just need to outrun your friends! WHAT IS THE MOST SHOCKING FACT ABOUT T-REX?

began, with arms extended toward heaven and a rapturous look on his upturned face. 'Without you, we are but dust...'

He would have continued but at that moment my very obedient daughter who was listening leaned over to me and asked quite audibly in her shrill little four year old girl voice, 'Mom, what is butt dust?' RESURRECTION?

While the priest was presenting a children's sermon, he asked the children if they knew what the Resurrection was.

Now, asking questions during children's sermons is crucial, but at the same time, asking children questions in front of a congregation can also be very dangerous. In response to the question, a little boy raised his hand. The priest called on him and the boy said, "I know that if you have a resurrection that lasts more than four hours you are supposed to call the doctor." It took ten minutes for the congregation to settle down enough for the service to continue. ••••• You hate to find out about this at the airport but I just learned I have a "blurred groin." ••••• THE BLONDE WHO MARRIED A CATHOLIC

On their honeymoon, the blonde

So glad you asked! Biggest T-rex mythbuster on a worldwide basis is: Tyrannosaurus rex never lived during the Jurassic period! I’m so sorry, but, the five Jurassic Park movies were all incorrect, yet the movies generated this global mistake, which is still the most repeated myth to this very day! T-rex lived during the late Cretaceous period, about 65 to 85 million years ago. HOW BIG WAS T-REX?

T-rex seems to be getting larger and larger the more we learn about the species.

Based on (conservative) estimates gathered from hard science (fossil studies, etc.), we now realize that the T-rex species can mature to over 42 feet in length and up to 20-feet tall, possibly even taller.

Along with more advanced and sophisticated fossil studies, these most current estimates may still have fallen short of a fully-grown male or female T-rex. Robbie Gonzalez has filed a report from world experts studying this particular size aspect. As he reports: “An international team of researchers has used three-dimensional laser scans to determine that Tyrannosaurus rex were likely 30% more massive that we once thought.”

As the heavyweight carnivore champ of its day, adding almost 1/3 body mass to this predator would be adding ‘overkill’ to its already-deadly physicality; all that would be left is to give T-rex wings! Yes, there were dinosaurs a lot larger than T-rex, but they were not ferocious

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bride slipped into a sexy nightie and with great anticipation, then crawled into bed, only to find her husband had settled down on the couch. When she asked him why he was apparently not going to make love to her, he replied, 'It's Lent.'

In tears, she sobbed, 'Well, that is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard! 'Who did you lend it to, and for how long?' THE IRISH PROSTITUTE

An Irish daughter had not been home for over 5 years. Upon her return, her father cursed her heavily. ‘Where have ye been all this time, child? Why did ye not write to us, not even a line? Why didn't ye call? Can ye not understand what ye put yer old Mother thru?'

The girl, crying, replied, 'Sniff, sniff... Dad.... I became a prostitute.' 'Ye what!? Get outta here, ye shameless harlot! Sinner! You're a disgrace to this Catholic family.'

'OK, Dad... As ye wish. I just came back to give Mum this luxurious fur coat, title deed to a ten bedroom mansion plus a $5 million savings certificate. For me little brother, this gold Rolex. And for ye, Daddy, the sparkling new Mercedes Limited Edition convertible that's parked outside, plus a membership to the country club... (takes a breath)..... And an invita-

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230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, 92024. Check the websites listed for additional information and costs involved in events and classes.

Center to Hold Zumba Gold Demonstration - The Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista will hold a free Zumba Gold Demonstration on Monday, March 20th at 11am. Get active with great people at the dance party workout that moves at your pace. Classes are scheduled to begin April 3 and will be held on Mondays at 11am. For information or to register for classes, call 760.643.5281or visit online at cityofvista.com/residents/seniorservices.

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San Diego Botanic Garden March Events/Classes – Saturday & Sunday, March 18-19, 9am-5pm, Spring Planting Jubilee & Tomato Sale. This event is a plant lover’s dream with a wide variety of herbs, spring plants, bromeliads, garden art and implements, and of course tomatoes. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/springfest.htm. Now thru April, 9am-5pm, Sculpture in the Garden, exhibition showcases more than 50 sculptures. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm. Saturday, March 18, 9am-1pm, Macro Flower and Garden Photography Workshop with Bob Bretell. Saturday, March 25, 9am1pm, Build Your Own Hydroponic Spring Garden, with Alex Kallas of AgPALS. And Saturday, March 25, 9:30am-4pm, Fresh Start: How to Use Soul Collage to Discover Your Hidde4n Creativity. Info for all these classes: http://www.sdbgarden,org/classes.htm. The San Diego Botanic Garden is located at

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meat-eaters but, instead, were relatively peaceful giants compared to T-rex who exemplified a pared-down muscled killing machine. And scavenger.

T-rex was, by far, the largest and most formidable carnivore (meat-eater) in its environment. The top of the food chain. Just as Spinosaurus and Giganotosaurus are thought to have been the largest and dominant bipedal carnivores during their respective times and regions. (In regards to both Spinosaurus and Giganotosaurus, many modern experts today now believe their initial size estimates “were given to great exaggeration.” In contrast, T-rex has been proven to be a lot bigger than initially thought, as proven by the skeletal remains of “Sue,” the T-rex and other recent fossil revelations.) Regardless of the ongoing scientific debate on size comparisons, there is no disagreement that Tyrannosaurus rex was among the largest theropods to have roamed the Earth. ARE ANY T-REX FOSSILS COMPLETE?

The world’s largest and most complete T-rex skeletal remains are that of “Sue,” a Tyrannosaurus rex specimen, so nicknamed after its discoverer (Susan Henrickson), and whose home base is in the Field Museum, at Chicago, Illinois. She is the best and most extensive T-rex fossil specimen found to date, establishing a record of being 90% complete by bulk.

Sue is also the most valuable, having been auctioned off for a record $8.36million back in October of 1997, making

Center to Hold “AARP Smart Driver Initial Course” - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold an AARP Smart Driver Initial Course on Mondays, March 20 and 27 from 12:30–5pm, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. This mature driver course may qualify seniors (age 55+) for discounts on their auto insurance. Class instruction brings you up to date on the latest laws regarding driving as well as tips for driving defensively. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Reserve at 760.643.5288. Resume Workshop at San Marcos Library - Free Resume Workshop, March 22nd, from 6:30--7:30pm at San Marcos Library, 2 Civic Center Dr., San Marcos. Learn how to avoid the top-ten mistakes. Plus, FREE one-on-one resume review session with a Human Resources Professional for attendees (scheduled separately). Call 760.891.3014 to reserve your spot. Center to Hold Golf for Seniors Classes The Gloria McClellan Center will hold golf classes for seniors on Wednesdays beginning March 22 through May 3, from 10–11am, in the Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. Mr. Ruben Araiza’s golf class is for beginners to seasoned players. Learn the grips, torso rotation, weight transfer, putting, and more. Learn at your own pace. Cost is $81for Vista residentss or $97 for non-resident for a seven-week session. To register, call

her the most expensive fossil ever sold. They believe she weighed in excess of nine tons (over 18,000 pounds). Sue proves to experts that T-rex was more than 30% bigger (or 1/3 larger) than we first thought. She was a big girl at 42feet long and standing 12-feet (at the hips!).

To celebrate her birthday you would need to have at least 65-million candles on her birthday cake! Hmm, that might be enough for my uncle Louie . . . if he doesn’t ask for seconds. The worldwide popularity of dinosaurs is going through the stratosphere, and not just for the scientific community, but, for the general public, as well. Sue, the world’s most celebrated T-rex travels on more tours than most of today’s popular singers! It’s true. With such a daunting schedule, Sue probably has little time to pack her bags between hemispheres!

Sue has traveled to eager masses of spectators across the United States, Australia, and even the Middle East. Her tour schedule reads like a celebrity globetrotter: Japan, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Taiwan, Costa Rica, Thailand, and across the United Arab Republic, including Dubai and Kuwait. Such global public fascination staggers the imagination!

Whether Sue stops over in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, or crisscrosses the entire United States from New Jersey to Florida to California, enthusiastic crowds turn out to view this fantastic real-life glimpse into our planet’s prehistoric past. For you San Diegans who wish to see

760.643.5281or log onto cityofvista.com/residents/senior-services.

March Event for Escondido Chamber – Good Morning Escondido Networking Breakfast will be at Marie Calender’s Escondido, 515 W. 13th Street, Escondido, on Friday, March 24th at 7:15am. RSVP to escondidochamber.org or call 760.745.2125.

Center to Hold Matinee Movie - The Gloria McClellan Center will screen a new movie release Friday, March 24th at 1pm at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Free movie and refreshments. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. For movie title, please call 760.643.5282. Change in Date/Time for Carlsbad Chamber Business Awards Luncheon – At the Carlsbad Chamber’s Annual Business Awards luncheon, North County businesses and organizations will be recognized for achievements, community contributions, and milestones. The event will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, 92011. “Through the Looking Glass” has been selected as the theme for the event, to be held on Friday, March 24th, from 11:30am2:30pm. For additional information or to RSVP, contact the Chamber at 760.931.8400 or visit the website at www.carlsbad.org. Republican Women to Hear About Solutions for Change Program – At their Tuesday, March 28th meeting, the Carlsbad Republican Women (CRWF) will learn about North County Solutions for Change from Chris Megison, co-founder, President/CEO. Solutions for Change, located in Vista, was established in 1999, and is a non-profit entity which transforms lives and communities by permanently solving family homelessness. The approach provides a complete and sustainable solution driven by accountability. Mr. Megison will address “Public Policy in the New Administration as related to Poverty and Homelessness.” They support a productive environment in which they build futures for homeless families. One integral part of the social enterprise is the Solutions Farms, the largest commercial aquaponics farming operation in Southern California,

this once-in-a-lifetime exhibit, you can e-mail Sue’s Across-America tour management team at: Iwashburn@fieldmuseum.org (contact: Lindsay Washburn), or: hhansen@fieldmuseum.org (contact: Hilary Hansen).

For the latest up-to-date news, you can find out if San Diego County will be making the 2017 world tour schedule. So far, in past years, the closest tour stops to San Diego have been the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, to name only a few California examples.

I don’t know about you, but, if the vastly popular “Sue,” the most complete Trex skeleton, doesn’t come to San Diego County soon . . . well, I may have a bone to pick with some fossil experts.

Like the King Tut Tour phenomenon, the world’s love affair with such Tyrannosaurus rex tours is surprisingly very high. (For your information, tickets can be purchased online, in advance, for the city of your choice to see Sue, the most famous T-rex, on her United States tour route. See contact information above.) WERE FEMALE T-REXES BIGGER THAN MALES?

Surprisingly, the short answer is “yes.” There are several species of raptor birds, such as hawks and eagles, wherein the females are larger than males. This seems to hold true, also, with Tyrannosaurus rex. HOW SMART WAS T-REX?

Not that smart, according to the world’s leading experts on the subject. Brain-to-

which allows residents to work, acquiring and refining skills. Profits are reinvested in Solutions for Change programs, so each generation of residents helps the next. Mr. Megison served ten years in the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of National University. CRWF general meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, 92011. Doors open 11am; the program begins at 11:30. Cost is $30/members, $35/non-members. For more information and to RSVP, (by Wednesday, March 22nd) contact Niki at 760.931.9420 or nikicoates@att.net. Check out Facebook for Carlsbad Republican Women Federated.

Insights: Economic Impact of Higher Education on our Regional Economy – San Diego County has thousands of students attending both traditional and non-traditional institutions of higher education. These institutions are vital in preparing the workforce that will have a significant impact on spending in the region. On Thursday, March 30th, from 7:30am-9am, at the Bernardo Heights Country Club, 16066 Bernardo Heights Pkwy, San Diego, 92128, this program is being presented by Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians, in conjunction with the North San Diego Business Chamber. Topics include Impact of institutions on the region’s economy; Projected regional demand for employees with a college degree; Current innovation that will impact higher education in the future; cost of retaining talented workforce; and more. Cost is $25/Chamber members, or $55/non-members. For reservations, contact 858.487.1767, or stop by 10875 Rancho Bernardo Road, Suite 104, San Diego, 92127. Other Chamber events coming up are: San Diego Women’s Week, March 20-24; and the Regional Connect Networking on April 12. Contact the Chamber for more information. Bird Club Meeting - North County Aviculturists pet bird owners and breeders

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size ratio, its brain was comparatively small, but still larger than the human brain. Its brain was long and cylindrical in shape. The thinking part of its brain (the cerebrum) was tiny. Scientists are not certain, but, they believe T-rex was close to having the intelligence level of a crocodile, but this remains unproven. However, its instincts along with sense of smell and sight were enough to make T-rex a most formidable and proficient hunter/scavenger.

Velociraptors, the fleet-footed smaller villains in the Jurassic Park movies were a lot smarter. It is surmised that Velociraptors possessed a brain power that was close to that of a modern cat or dog. Which would make them quite intelligent. T-REX VS SPINOSAURUS FIGHT – WHO WOULD WIN?

This is a most popular question, particularly among young adults. Since Spinosaurus is thought to have been the largest carnivore of its day – even bigger than T-rex – such facts would seem to invite comparative questions, such as which of these two dinosaurs would be dominant on the food chain and which one would prevail in a battle against one another. It is not surprising that this query is posted millions of times over on the world internet by the lay public who crave to know the answer but, sadly, are often given the wrong answer by non-experts in the field. First off, they would never fight each other. Although T-rex and Spinosaurus lived during the Cretaceous period, they lived millions of years apart and on dif-

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Local News

The Paper • Page 4 • March 16, 2017 Update: Officer Involved Shooting

On 03-10-17 at 7:06 A.M. officers from the Escondido Police Department arrived at the residence of 330 James St to investigate the death of 70 year old Elizabeth “Betty” Seitz. Her son, 40 year old Damon Arthur Seitz, lived at the residence with Betty and was at the location when police arrived. At 7:50 A.M., as officers were continuing their investigation, Damon suddenly and without provocation removed a handgun from his pocket and confronted one officer. That officer, fearing for his life, drew his department-issued sidearm and fired at Damon, striking him several times. Officers immediately began lifesaving measures and called for paramedics to respond. Escondido Fire Department paramedics transported Damon Seitz to Palomar Hospital for treatment, but at 8:29 A.M. he succumbed to his injuries. A warrant was obtained and served at the residence, and several items were recovered. The handgun that was in Damon Seitz’ hand at the time of the altercation was a Sig-Sauer 9mm; it was loaded with 6 rounds in the magazine and 1 round in the chamber, with the hammer in the cocked position.

Also removed from the home were 20 rifles, 7 shotguns and 8 handguns. All firearms and other evidence were impounded at the Escondido Police Department for proper disposition. Autopsies are being conducted by the County Medical Examiner and those results are pending at this time. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Ross Umstot at (760) 839-4463, or leave an anonymous tip at 760-743-TIPS (8477). Please follow the police department via

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We bought the San Marcos News Reporter on March 11, 1999 and then renamed it The Paper. We've grown from a distribution of 4,000 in San Marcos and Lake San Marcos to 20,000 to San Marcos, Lake San Marcos, Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, Vista, San Elijo Hills, La Costa and Carlsbad, and Oceanside. It's been a fun 16 year run and we're hoping for at least another 18.

These 18 years would not have happened, nor would they have been nearly as much fun, if it were not for “The Boss,” Evelyn Madison. Evelyn is the glue that kept this all together . . . you see her weekly column as “The Social Butterfly.” What you don’t see is her doing all of the billing,

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The officer involved in the shooting of Damon Seitz at 330 James St on March 10, 2017 is Officer Jason White. Officer White is a 10 year veteran of the Escondido Police Department and currently assigned to the Patrol Division. Officer White is a Field Training Officer and has spent several years on the Emergency Negotiations Team. Officer White is on paid administrative leave pending the final results of the investigation. Once the investigation is completed, the case will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for final review.

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

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Serious Injury Accident - Escondido

On March 7, 2017 at about 5:06 PM officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to El Norte Parkway and Ivy Street regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident. EPD officers and Escondido Fire paramedics arrived on scene minutes later and located a 17 year old male in the street. Fire personnel treated the juvenile at the scene and transported him to the Palomar Medical Center. Based on witness statements and physical evidence at the scene, the juvenile was riding a skateboard on the north sidewalk of El Norte Parkway. He attempted to cross El Norte Parkway southbound at Ivy Street and was struck by a 23 year old female driver in a 2012 Hyundai Sonata. The juvenile sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Hyundai was not injured in the collision. Alcohol or drug impairment is not a factor in this colli-

recording business transactions, making bank deposits, keeping track of all paperwork, receiving and filing legal advertising with the county of San Diego and with all individual clients, proof-reading The Paper every Monday and sometimes Tuesdays, handling the subscriptions, ensuring her sometimes cranky editor and publisher eats properly and continues to lose weight, makes certain he always has a fresh cup of tea waiting, and applies a bullwhip when necessary to waken him from his naps. She also feeds the dogs and cats as well as walks the dogs. A great big, and well deserved, hug, a peck on the cheek, and Thank You to Evelyn Madison for being there, then, now, and forever. We enjoy strong advertiser and reader support. Thank you for reading us and liking us. The feeling is mutual! ••••• Bouquet throwing time: You may recall in last week’s column we spoke of enjoying a “day use” experience at the Tamarack Beach Resort. Well, we enjoyed it so much we went back and spent a night in one of their luxurious rooms.

Wonderful experience! Great weather, super attractive rooms, wonderful view of the beach from our balcony, excellent service from staff, top drawer amenities and an outstanding experience of falling asleep to the sound of the surf pounding on the shore . . . and of hearing the night birds sing . . . and awakening to the same sounds. Very refreshing. If you’d like to excape from the crowds, get away from your

The traffic investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Officer Mike Nelson of the Traffic Division.

Stray Bullet in Gang-Related Shooting Kills Driver of Vehicle

On Tuesday, 03-07-17, at approximately 9:09 P.M. Escondido Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to the 1900 block of E. Grand Ave regarding a vehicle collision. Once on scene, officers determined that the female driver (and sole occupant) of a silver Toyota Camry, identified as 55-year-old Escondido resident Catherine Kennedy, had actually been shot once in the head. According to witnesses, it is believed at least two possible gang members were shooting at each other in the 1800 block of E. Grand Ave. As the shooting was occurring, Kennedy was driving east on Grand Ave and was struck by a stray bullet, causing her to lose control and crash into a parked, unoccupied vehicle. Kennedy was transported to Palomar Hospital but later died as a result of her injuries. The suspect(s) responsible for this crime have not yet been identified. The investigation into this case is ongoing. The Escondido Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to help solve this tragic crime. If anyone has any information regarding this case,

daily work, even if only for one night, call The Tamarack Beach Resort . . . but do it quickly. Vacation season is near and lots of folks from around the world tend to book this resort to the point it is frequently sold out. While on our all too brief holiday, we also journeyed to O’Sullivans, the fantastic Irish pub with locations in both Carlsbad and Escondido.

Dennis O’Sullivan, one of the world’s greatest attorney, invested in building two authentic Irish pubs . . . and they have been a smashing success! You almost feel you’re back in the Emeral Isle . . . and would not be too surprised were you to hear “the Gaelic” being spoken.

I have been on a strict liquid diet for several months now . . . have lost 30 lbs in the process . . but on this night I broke my diet, just temporarily, and had the Fish and Chips. And I don’t regret it. Not one teeny-tiny bit! The Fish was out of this world. Flaky, tasty, filling, and healthy. I only ate about half of my chips (only because I am on a diet, you know). They were delicious as well, particularly with malt vinegar (the way the Irish eat them), but . . . I may have drifted away from my diet for one night . . . but I didn’t want to stray too far . . . so I only ate half the chips. Whether in Carlsbad or Escondido, I heartily recommend O’Sullivan’s. A great experience! Another bouquet thrown in the general direction of Escondido Chief of

please call Detective Mayfield at (760) 839-4926 or Detective Rodelo at (760) 839-4422, or leave an anonymous tip at 760-743-TIPS (8477). Man Rescued from Freeway Overpass

On March 12 at 5:00 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to the intersection of Pio Pico Drive and Chestnut Avenue regarding a single vehicle traffic collision. The Police Department was also notified that the driver of the vehicle had walked onto the Interstate 5 freeway.

Arriving officers found that a single vehicle had collided with a wall.

Officers searched the area and found a 36-year-old, white male sitting outside the railing of the Chestnut Avenue Interstate 5 southbound overpass. The male was threatening to jump from the overpass. Officers also learned that the male had intentionally crashed his vehicle in an attempt to harm himself.

Officers, assisted by the Carlsbad Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol, negotiated with the male for approximately 30 minutes. During the negotiations, officers saw an opportunity to approach the subject and physically remove him from the overpass. The subject was taken to a local mental health care facility for treatment. Letters to the Editor?

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Police Craig Carter, his Public Information Officer, Lieutenant Justin Murphy, and the Escondido Police Department’s detectives and officers as they pursue the heinous suspect who shot and killed an innocent woman, Cathy Kennedy, who was on her way home from a bible study class.

Chief Carter made an impassioned statement about the tragedy and vowed his department would not rest until the suspect had been found, identified, and prosecuted. Bravo for Chief Carter and his department. We have a top drawer police department and they get the job done. This tragedy should never have happend and the word is out on the street that gang members had better behave themselves or they’ll pay the consequences . . . behind prison bars, where they belong.

Enough! It is time to put the hammer down on these no-good punks and we have just the team to do it. Anyone who knows anything about this crime, including gang members, should contact the Escondido Police Department with any information they may have that would lead to the arrest and conviction of this suspect. (Olga Diaz, Escondido City Council member, has a moving commentary on this incident in her weekly column on page 10.) Legals 760.747.7119


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The most current scientific data seems to verify this, viz. that the T-rex species was a lot bigger than initially thought and, perhaps, more importantly, T-rex had no equal in jaw and teeth strength. Ongoing scientific studies reveal that Trex was even far deadlier and stronger than first thought. Repeated studies revealed the following: “The T-rex dinosaur species had the strongest bite of any land animal – even harder than we previously thought. The Tyrannosaurus rex known as “Stan,” excavated in South Dakota in 1992 seems to confirm this among the T-rex species.” T-rex appears to be a scientific Pandora’s box, unleashing new evidence of seemingly unending, deadly surprises which keep adding to its arsenal of ferocious power.

ferent continents. While T-rex was the largest land carnivore (meat eater) of his period, Spinosaurus was the largest carnivore of his respective region and time period.

However, as previously stated, these three predators never lived during the same time, nor the same region. Spinosaurus may have had a greater length than T-rex (up to 6-feet longer), but both were not that far off in sheer tonnage as previously cited by the world’s foremost paleontologists and biomechanical engineers. While the most august members of the scientific community have, by strong general consensus, added to the size of T-rex in recent years (see data previously cited in this article), Spinosaurus– on the other hand – has diminished in size and tonnage, as re-evaluated by the world’s most respected and foremost paleontologists.

In the October 2012 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, Brian Switek reports: “Thanks to two British researchers, it’s now clear that the giant T-rex carnivore bit harder than experts had thought. A lot harder.”

Karl Bates, a biomechanical expert at the University of Liverpool, along with paleontologist, Peter Falkingham, published findings in regards to the enormous biting power of T-rex. The two Liverpool scientists found through digital models and anatomical studies that T-rex left tooth marks on fossilized prey that were “quite surprising” and greatly unequalled in their super-strength by any other predator dinosaur from any other era, including Spinosaurus, or Torvosaurus gurneyi -- the latter was recently discovered in Portugal and which – like T-rex - dominated the food chain 150-million years ago. But even these contenders to the predator throne, including Spinosaurus, fall far short of the unusual and prodigious biting power possessed by T-rex.

Last year, in 2016, scientists unanimously debunked Spinosaurus’ alleged 52foot to 59-foot length: “Instead claiming the behemoth (Spinosaurus) was 41 to 47-feet long and closer to 7 to 9 tons in weight.” Aside from Spinosaurus’ slightly longer length (perhaps 5-feet longer), their body weight is about equal, according to the most recent findings/calculations.

Spinosaurus would have had “life-critical” disadvantages in facing a fully mature Trex, especially since the scientific community has revised T-rex’s size and strength (which will be discussed shortly). Though Spinosaurus possessed large teeth for both fish and land prey, most scholars give the edge, nonetheless, to T-rex in such a hypothetical showdown.

Scientists, such as Bates and Falkingham, surmised the maximum biting force of a mature T-rex was an unbelievable 12,800 pounds! Astounding, since this biting power is, sometimes, almost equal to the total T-rex body weight!

As the research team phrased it: “That would make T-rex the hardest-biting terrestrial animal ever known.” This research team proved the biting power to be as much as three times greater than previous estimates, and six to seven times greater than the biting force for the Allosaurus, and about 3 ½ times greater than the hardest bite measured by Australian saltwater crocodiles! The shape of the head, jaw, and overall skull of T-rex, all contribute to the ferocious tearing, ripping, and biting power of a mature, fully grown T-rex.

Though Spinosaurus’ height is given at around 20-feet tall, that height is from the apex (highest part) of his vertebra (back sail), not the height of his head and thorax (throat) above the ground. The vulnerable head of Spinosaurus is far lower, as low as 14 feet off the ground, sometimes even lower than that. These anatomical features would give a ferocious “pit-bull” advantage for a 15 to 20-foot tall T-rex who would tower over his adversary’s vulnerable head for a massive downward-head attack. Also, despite its many teeth for defense, none of Spinosaurus’ teeth were serrated; they were conical in shape. T-Rex’s teeth were serrated (jagged) like a steak knife for ripping and tearing flesh. University of Toronto Mississauga paleontologist, Dr. Kirstin Brink, said T-rex’s serrated teeth could actually crush solid bone! Dr. Brink was quoted as saying: “But the serrations were most efficient for piercing flesh and gripping it while ripping off

chunks of meat, called the ‘puncture and pull’ feeding style.”

A study involving eight scientists further revealed: “Internal dental tissues were arranged in a way that reinforced the strength and prolonged the life of teeth that were serrated like steak knives (such as found in T-rex) for easy dismembering of other dinosaurs.” Additionally, to its great disadvantage, Spinosaurus had an elongated slender head and jaw more suited to catching fish; this slender, thinner configuration would make the jaw, head, and throatlatch region far more fragile and easier broken if clamped upon by such a predator as Tyrannosaurus rex, whose head and heavy jaw were massive in ratio to its size. Scientists, such as Nizar Ibrahim, have clearly stated: “It is doubtful, however, that the Spinosaurus attempted to feed on much larger dinosaurs due to the fact that its teeth and jaws were more suited to feeding on fish than to capturing and killing terrestrial prey.”

The only creatures that had greater jawbiting force than Tyrannosaurus rex were giant, extinct sharks and ancient prehistoric crocodiles, but, they are not in the same dinosaur category. So, to answer your interesting question, a hypothetical combat between these two predators, Spinosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex, would most assuredly end quickly and decisively in favor of that aptly named “King of the Tyrant Lizards,” Tyrannosaurus rex. So say the foremost experts. IS THERE MORE THAN ONE

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SPECIES OF T-REX?

Yes. There are more than 50 species of Tyrannosaurus rex that have been identified, so far. However, scientists are still debating which species may be admitted to the T-rex family tree. For example, Tarbosaurus bataar (from Asia) is considered by some scientists to be a second Tyrannosaurus species while other scientists disagree with this assessment and consider Tarbosaurus bataar to be a separate genus.

day run February 25, 2017 and continues through September 4, 2017. From Giganotosaurus to the smaller dinosaurs, this exhibit offers many other delightful surprises for the visitor, including 3D-experiences. In short, there is something there for everyone! For added information, you may call the San Diego Natural History Museum at: (619) 232-3821.

Russ, A Senior Dog, Needs Help

A 10-12 year old German Shepherd Mix named Russ is at Palomar Animal Shelter.

ARE THERE DINOSAUR FOSSILS IN SAN DIEGO?

Yes, but rare. Reason being is that San Diego County was under the ocean during the time when dinosaurs lived on land. Dinosaur bones that were washed out to sea during any flood event might have found their way to our region. Prominent places where prehistoric fossils have been discovered in San Diego County are at Carlsbad, La Jolla, and Sunset Cliffs, to cite just three locale examples. Back in 1967, near the celebrated Marine Room restaurant at La Jolla, California, where I have been known to eat like a dinosaur, a vertebra (back bone) of a duck-billed dinosaur known as a hadrosaur was discovered.

In 1983, a thigh bone of another hadrosaur was discovered, this time, during a Koll Construction site near McClellan-Palomar Airport at Carlsbad, California. Then, in 1987, San Diego’s North County went on national news when a prehistoric skeleton was found at Carlsbad, California of a Nodosaurus dinsosaur. It was the only nodosaur fossil found west of New Mexico! The dinosaur was believed to have been 13feet long when it once walked the Earth. Bones of prehistoric mammoth, bison, and even horses have been unearthed at the Quarry Creek development, only a stone’s throw from Route 78 in Carlsbad, California. Whenever earthmovers and other construction vehicles uncover ancient fossils, work operation is immediately stopped so that authorized paleontologists and other scientists can quickly intervene to save these precious remnants from the past. Many of these discovered fossils can be viewed at the San Diego Natural History Museum in lush Balboa Park. SAN DIEGO HOSTS “THE ULTIMATE DINOSAURS” EXHIBIT.

Readers of THE PAPER will be pleased to know that our proud city has already been invaded by dinosaurs via the “Ultimate Dinosaurs” exhibit now going on at the world-famous San Diego Natural History Museum at beautiful Balboa Park. It is an extravagant dinosaur exhibit which began its 192-

Debbie Snow and Bruce Krider, two saints who have taken on the challenge of rescuing dogs, have taken on his case to do everything they can for him. He probably has little time.

The Paper is contributing $100 toward saving Russ . . . and hoping he will find a furever home.

One last thought. If it is true that time repeats itself, well . . . I’m getting a dinosaur!

Maybe there is a kind soul who might discover him in The Paper and would adopt or help this guy out. If you’d like to adopt or foster, or to help out financially, give Bruce Krider a call at 760.612.9156.

WHERE DID T-REX LIVE?

Excellent question. It is general scientific consensus that Tyrannosaurus rex lived only in North America and Asia. However, the discovery of a hip bone belonging to an ancestor of T-rex was found at Dinosaur Cove in Victoria, Australia. This exciting new fossil find has caused some paleontologists to now speculate that Tyrannosaurus rex may have lived all over the world, including Africa, South America, and India. However, to date, these newer extensive theories which state that T-rex may have lived all over the world, still, remain unproven. Stay tuned.

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Thank You! If he is not rescued within the next several days chances are very strong that Russ will be euthanized - a polite word for “killed.”

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Russ has a large abdominal fatty tumor but is otherwise healthy. He will have a hard time getting adopted because of the tumor . . . because of the cost of removal. There are a number of dog lovers who are contributing funds to help make Russ more adoptable and save his life.

He has a review date coming up this week but we are trying to tell the shelter we are working on solutions for him. They might let him live another couple weeks while we search the landscape for adopters, fosters, or just people would would

2017 Woman of the Year

I am honored to name Martha “Marty” Tiedeman my Woman of the Year for 2017.

California’s Woman of the Year program was founded 30 years ago to celebrate contributions to society made by our state’s remarkable women. With her long history of dedicated public service, Marty Tiedeman is well-deserving of this recognition.

Marty’s public service to our region includes her current membership on Escondido’s Public Art Commission, with responsibilities that include oversight of the city’s entire public art collection. She is also a past-member of Escondido’s First Night Board of Directors.

Her passion for service extends to her strong support for the military. Marty was instrumental in founding Escondido’s Military Tribute and Wall of Courage in Grape Day Park. This tribute includes bronze sculptures and a wall of names

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that provide a permanent reminder of those who have faithfully served our country and community. Her support for veterans also led to a visual tribute called “Honor Our Veterans,” which became an annual show and living history display, often visited by school children during field trips.

Marty’s passion extends to educating the public on the importance of the arts. She established “DreamAbility,” a showcase to display fine art by and for artists with disabilities. With her belief in ability, not disability, Marty’s goal was to share the stories of artists with disabilities in a way that would educate and inspire the public. By recognizing and honoring women like Marty Tiedeman, the Legislature’s Woman of the Year program provides inspirational examples of service, accomplishment and dedication for all Californians.


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meeting will be on Saturday, April 1st at 7pm, at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista. The topic will be Exotic Doves and speakers are Elio Noyas and Karl Stute. Refreshments; free admission. For info, visit ncabirdclub.com.

Letters to the Editor

The Disappearing Indians Dear mr. Davis,

Just got through reading part 2 of Disappearing Indians. Both stories were most informative.

I have a couple of questions: Where did the funds come from to build the casinos, did the mob have influence as they did in Vegas? Would a boycott by all gamblers help the cause of the dis-enrolled? If the tribe members picket all the casinos it might make a dent in the intake. is this possible?

I have been attending all Pow Wow`s in North County since I moved here 16 years ago and I have grown to respect American Indians, especially since I have learned the treatment that they have been exposed to by the military and Washington D.C in the past. Like what happened in "Wounded Knee" etc. What is happening now with the tribes has nothing to do with the past. Or does it? Respectfully, /s/Angelo Caruso, San Marcos, Ca.

Editor’s Note: There is no evidence of any “mob money” being involved in the building of casinos. Boycotts would not likely be effective.

The only possible remedy is congressional legislation at both the federal and state level to open up the financial papers and provide oversight to the public - and to retrieve the powers the government ceded to the tribes.

Remember, though, the casinos have a HUGE treasurey and a fleet of attorneys and paid lobbyists who will lobby the legislators to maintain “status quo.” Unless Congress acts, it will be ‘business as usual’ and more and more Indians may expect to be disenrolled.

Tinnitus Support Group Meeting – will be on Tuesday, March 21st from 6:307:30pm (and the 3rd Tuesday of each month), in the Seminar Room on 2nd floor at the Rancho Bernardo Library, 17110 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego, 92128; 858.538.8163. Guest speaker will be Monique Van Aalst, a massage therapist who has helped give lasting relief of tinnitus symptoms with her own unique style of cranial sacral therapy. After she speaks, Monique will demonstrate her technique with one volunteer. She is available for private sessions and some members have met with her. Meeting starts at 6:30; social at 6 with Eli & Melva (951.505.9200).

Escondido Senior Travel Trip of the Week – There are a few spaces left on the trip to the Pageant of Our Lord, which is on Sunday, April 2nd. A celebration of the promise and life of Jesus Christ portrayed in living reproductions of great works of art. Music sung by a 60-voice choir and accompanied by a full orchestra. Lunch will be at the Hometown Buffet before the performance. Cost is $74/person, which includes bus, lunch, tickets to the pageant, and all gratuities. For information/reservations, call 760.745.5414. Escondido Writers Group Meets at Escondido Public Library – On Tuesday, April 4th, from 1-4pm, the Escondido Writers Group will meet in the Turrentine Room of the Library, 239 S. Kalmia, Escondido. Writers of all genres are invited to join the Escondido Writers Group for an opportunity to improve their writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Meet other writers and published authors, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their current writing projects to share and receive constructive feedback. Space is limited and registration is required: library.escondido.org/register. Escondido Writers Group is free and open to the public. For more information about future meetings and other Library programs, visit library.escondido.org or contact Cecy Rayphole, Senior Library Associate, at 760839-4289 or crayphole@escondido.org. Kiwanis Comedy Night Annual Fundraiser – Saturday, April 8th is the date for the Patti Phillips Comedy, Dinner & Dancing Fundraiser to benefit the Greater Encinitas Kiwanis Club. The event starts at 6pm, at the Elks Lodge, 1393 Windsor Road, Cardiff, 92007. The event also will include a catered dinner, live and silent auctions. The Kiwanis Club is still looking for auction donations; if you have a product, talent or service you would like to donate, call Patti Phillips at 619.507.2100 or one of the other Kiwanis members you may know personally. All of this for $35/pre-paid or $40/at the door. Pre-purchased tickets are encouraged to they know how many to reserve for catered dinner. Raffle tickets are also being pre-sold for a grand prize basket valued at over $500. Tickets for this raffle are $5/each or 5 tickets/$20. Please keep in mind, this is an “adult only” evening.

North County Quilters’ Association Donates Quilts - The Escondido South Neighborhood Group of North County Quilters’ Association has donated over 150 quilts to the Dialysis patients at DaVita San Marcos Dialysis Center. An ongoing project for the past two years, quilts were made from donated cotton fabric with a fleece backing for extra warmth. It was the goal to make sure that every patient received a quilt. Pictured are staff of Da Vita and Guild members, Mary Watkins (second from left) and Joanne Eichler (center) showing a few of the quilts donated at the final delivery of quilts.

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

James Garfield: He Could Have Been Great

If he had lived, James Garfield could have been one of America’s most popular and successful presidents. Unfortunately, an assassin’s bullet struck him down. He barely served 200 days in office, much of it trying to recover from his gunshot wound. Today, there are street signs and schools bearing his name as the only reminder of his presidency.

James Abram Garfield, born Nov. 19, 1831, was the 20th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his assassination later that year. Garfield had served nine terms in the House of Representatives from Ohio. He had been elected to the U.S. Senate before his candidacy for the White House, though he declined the Senate seat he had also won once he was elected President. He is the only sitting House member to be elected president.

ers; he saw Guiteau at least once and rebuffed him both times.

In those days, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln was deemed a fluke due to the Civil War, and Garfield, like most people, saw no reason why the president should be guarded; Garfield's movements and plans were often printed in the newspapers. Guiteau knew the president would leave Washington for a cooler climate. He purchased a gun he thought would look good in a museum, and followed Garfield several times, but each time was frustrated, or he lost his nerve. Guiteau’s opportunity came with Garfield's departure by train for New Jersey on the morning of July 2, 1881.

Garfield was deep in conversation with a cabinet member and did not notice Guiteau before he came up behind and shot the president twice. One shot glanced off his arm while the other pierced his back, shattering a rib and embedding itself in his abdomen. Ironically, among those at the station that morning was Robert Todd Lincoln, who 16 years before had watched his father die from an assassin's bullet. A noted physician and surgeon Willard Bliss, who was an old friend of Garfield, and about a dozen doctors, led by Bliss, were soon probing the wound with unsterilized fingers and instruments. Garfield might have survived his wounds had the doctors had modern medical research, techniques, and equipment. Standard practice at that time dictated priority be given to locating the path of the bullet. Several doctors inserted their unsterilized fingers into the wound to probe for the bullet, a common practice in the 1880s. Historians now agree that massive infection was a significant factor in President Garfield's death. Guiteau was indicted on Oct. 14, 1881, for the murder of the president and he was sentenced to death by hanging. He was executed on June 30, 1882.

Garfield entered politics as a Republican. He married Lucretia Rudolph in 1858, and served as a member of the Ohio State Senate (18591861). He served as a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and fought in the battles of Middle Creek, Shiloh, and Chickamauga. He was first elected to Congress in 1862 to represent Ohio's 19th District. Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau, a disgruntled office seeker, at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881.

Guiteau had followed various professions in his life, but in 1880 had determined to gain federal office by supporting what he expected to be the winning Republican ticket. Guiteau, who considered himself a conservative Republican, deemed his contribution to Garfield's victory sufficient to justify the position of consul in Paris, despite the fact he spoke no French, nor any foreign language. One of President Garfield's more wearing duties was interviewing office seek-

Garfield finally died on Sept. 19, 1881, ending weeks of excruciating pain and suffering. Because Garfield was only president for some 200 days, most historians refrain from rating him against other presidents. However, before and during his life and time in the White House, Garfield was one of the most popular politicians and presidents of the 19th century.

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Laura Strickler Reverse Mortgage Expert

ReverseMortgage Loans as a Smart Financial Tool

Today’s reverse mortgage loans are viable tools in retirement planning. Government-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) loans are backed by the FHA and are safer than ever. These loans are unique because the balance is deferred until the last eligible owner leaves the home, as long as all loan obligations are met. A reverse mortgage loan is highly regulated, just like most financial products. To qualify: • The borrower must be 62 years or older; • The home must be the borrower’s primary residence; • The borrower must have enough equity in the home to qualify; and • The borrower must undergo a financial assessment to ensure they are able to continue paying for property

taxes, homeowners insurance and home maintenance. HECM reverse mortgage loans have added safeguards that can help ensure that the borrower will be able to fulfill the loan terms for the life of the loan. These include: • An important advantage of an HECM loan is its non-recourse feature. That is, the home is the only collateral that can be used to repay the loan balance. This means if the sale of the home does not cover the entire loan balance, then the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) pays the difference, not the borrower’s family. • Prior to submitting an application, potential borrowers are required to undergo HUD-approved, independent third-party reverse mortgage counseling to ensure they understand the fine print, what they can expect throughout the loan process, what their responsibilities are, and what other options might be available to them. • HUD establishes caps on the amount of money that can be drawn during the first year of the loan to help ensure proceeds last as long as a borrower needs them.

with any other mortgage loan, as long as you maintain the home, pay property taxes and insurance and otherwise comply with the loan’s terms, you continue to own your property.

When the loan becomes due and payable When the last surviving borrower or non-borrowing spouse dies, leaves the home or otherwise does not comply with the loan terms, the loan becomes due and payable. An heir or the executor of the estate has the option to sell the property and use the proceeds to repay the loan. In this case, the remaining proceeds from the sale can be split among the heirs. The heirs also have the option to repay or refinance the loan and keep the home in the family. Whether you’re nearing retirement with goals of supplementing income or you’re just looking for a safety net in

If you are considering a reverse mortgage loan, I encourage you to discuss your options with trusted friends, family, a financial advisor, tax advisor and/or an estate attorney. Do your homework! For additional online resources on reverse mortgage loans, go to: • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) • National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association

Laura Strickler (NMLS ID 315848, CA BRE 01200868) is a Reverse Mortgage Professional with American Advisors Group. For questions pertaining to this article, please contact Laura at 760-5189839 or by email at lstrickler@aag.com.

One of the most important advantages of a reverse mortgage loan is that it pays off any existing mortgage and eliminates monthly loan payments. This helps free up cash that would otherwise go toward a monthly mortgage payment while also providing the opportunity to supplement income, depending on the borrower’s specific situation. Home ownership explained With a reverse mortgage, the borrower retains ownership and the loan is secured by a lien on the home. The borrower does not relinquish the title or ownership using a reverse mortgage loan, but rather borrows against the value of the home’s equity. Just like

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So the boyfriend scoots out of bed, grabs his clothes and jumps out the window! As he ran down the street in the pouring rain, he quickly discovered he had run right into the middle of the town's annual marathon, so he started running along beside the others, about 300 of them.

Being naked, with his clothes tucked under his arm, he tried to blend in as best he could. After a little while a small group of runners who had been watching him with some curiosity, jogged closer.

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Then a third runner cast his eyes a little lower and asked, 'Do you always wear a condom when you run?' 'Nope..just when it's raining.' ••••• The Republicans strongly believe in sex after marriage, but not with their wives. ••••• A woman stopped by, unannounced, at her son's house. She knocked on the door then immediately walked in. She was shocked to see her daughterin-law lying on the couch, naked. Soft music was playing, and the aroma of perfume filled the room.

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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. Senseless Loss of Life

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"What are you doing?!" she asked.

"I'm waiting for Mike to come home from work," the daughter-in-law answered.

"But you're naked!" the mother-in-law exclaimed. "This is my love dress," the daughter-inlaw explained. "Love dress? But you're naked!"

"Mike loves me and wants me to wear this dress," she explained. "It excites him to no end. Every time he sees me in this dress, he instantly becomes romantic. He can't get enough of me." The mother-in-law left. When she got home, she undressed, showered, put on her best perfume, dimmed the lights, put on a romantic CD, and lay on the couch, waiting for her husband to arrive.

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Something horrible happened in Escondido last week. A woman was killed in the crossfire of a gun battle. She was driving home from church along a residential route that I drive through daily and had passed through only minutes earlier. She was tragically in the wrong place at the wrong time. It could have been any one of us instead. This tragedy has shocked our sense of safety because it is not commonplace in Escondido.

gang related and the EPD gang unit is heavily involved in identifying the shooters. We have long standing gang injunctions in place. There will be increased police presence in the area of the shooting. Recommendations from our Police Chief about any needed city resources will be prioritized. Other agencies are helping us too.

Equally important is the Community Policing model, where police build working relationships and trust within communities. This work has been underway City-wide for People want something done and actions have several years. In this specific area, the City been taken. The shooting is suspected to be recently completed a police led Neighborhood Finally, her husband came home. He happened dere. I'd yust loaded my fav'rit walked in and saw her lying there so cow, Bessie, into da... ' provocatively. 'I didn't ask for any details', the lawyer "What are you doing?" he asked. interrupted. 'Just answer the question. Did you not say, at the scene of the acci"This is my love dress," she whispered dent, 'I'm fine!'?' sensually. Ole said, 'vell, I'd yust got Bessie into da "Need's ironing," he said. "What's for trailer and I vas drivin' down da road.... ' dinner?" The lawyer interrupted again and He never heard the gunshot. said, 'Your Honor, I am trying to establish ••••• the fact that, at the scene of the accident, A Minnesota farmer named Ole had this man told the police on the scene that he a car accident. He was hit by a truck was fine. Now several weeks after the acciowned by the Eversweet Company. dent, he is trying to sue my client. I believe he is a fraud. Please tell him to simply In court, the Eversweet Company's answer the question. ' hot-shot attorney questioned him thus: 'Didn't you say to the state trooper at By this time, the Judge was fairly the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine?" interested in Ole’s answer and said to the attorney: 'I'd like to hear what he has Ole responded: 'vell, I'lla tell you vat

Transformation Project. We established a neighborhood group and significantly increased community engagement. We also invested in additional lighting and sidewalk repair to make the physical space safer for residents. This work produces a sense of trust and duty to report crime. The entire City mourns the loss of Mrs. Kennedy. All efforts to solve the crime are being made. If you have any knowledge of what happened, please call the tip line at (760)743-8477.

to say about his favorite cow, Bessie'.

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The Pastor Says . . .

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Often these setbacks involve lessons in perseverance, humility and trust.

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Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316 Church, San Marcos

Every setback is an obstacle but can be used by God to help us depend on Him. I can’t think of a single person of greatness that has not experienced a significant degree of pain, difficulty and multiple setbacks.

We often give up too easy on things we say we want. Keep Going Remember, life is a marathon, not a sprint. Martin Luther I recently heard “Giving up on your King put it this way “If you can't goal because of one setback is like fly then run, if you can't run then slashing your other three tires because walk, if you can't walk then crawl, you got one flat.” but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” Giving up on something or someone is easy when some- Galatians 6:9 frames it this thing happens to set us back. way… “Let us not become weary in We’ve all experienced it. This is doing good, for at the proper time we where perseverance comes in. will reap a harvest if we do not give Margaret Thatcher said “you may up.” have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” What have you quit on recently? How close are you to giving up? I believe everything happens for What do you need to persevere a reason; everything can serve as with? a tool to help us grow and mature. Each experience is a life God gives sufficient grace. lesson on the way to eternity. Keep going.


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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

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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed

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Den da policeman came across de road, gun still in hand, looked at me, and said, 'How are you feelin'?' 'Now wot da hek vud you say?'

A gas station owner in Alabama was trying to increase his sales. So he put up a sign that read, "Free Sex with FillUp." Soon a local redneck pulled in, filled his tank and asked for his free sex. The owner told him to pick a number from 1 to 10. If he guessed correctly he would get his free sex. The redneck guessed 8, and the proprietor said, "You were close. The number was 7. Sorry, no sex this time.”

A week later, the same redneck, along with a buddy, Bubba, pulled in for another fill-up. Again he asked for his free sex. The proprietor again asked him to guess the correct number. The redneck guessed 2 this time. The proprietor said, "Sorry, it was 3. You were close, but no free sex this time.”

As they were driving away, the redneck said to his buddy, "I think that game is rigged and he doesn't really give away free sex."

Bubba replied, "It ain't rigged. My wife won twice last week." ••••• Golfing in Heaven………

Three golfing partners died in a car wreck and went to heaven. Upon arrival they discover the most beautiful golf course they have ever seen.

St. Peter tells them that they are all welcome to play the course, but he cautions them that there is only one rule: Don't hit the ducks during your first three months here. The men all have blank expressions, and finally one of them asks, "The ducks?

"Yes," St. Peter replies, "There are thousands of ducks walking around the course, and if one gets hit, he quacks, then the one next to him quacks and soon they're all quacking to beat the band. It really breaks the tranquility, and if you hit one of the ducks, you'll be punished. Otherwise everything is yours to enjoy.”

Upon entering the course, the men noted that there were indeed large numbers of ducks everywhere. Within fifteen minutes, one of the guys hit a duck. The duck quacks, the one next to it quacked and soon here was a deafening roar of duck quacks. St. Peter walked up with an extremely homely woman in tow and asks, "Who hit the duck?” The guy who had done it admitted, "I did.” St. Peter immediately pulled out a pair of handcuffs and cuffed the man's right hand to the homely woman's left hand. "I told you not to hit the ducks," he said. Now you'll be handcuffed together for eternity.” The other two men were very cautious not to hit any ducks, but a couple of weeks later, one of them acci-

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Serving on a Commission

If you have the time to become more involved in y o u r community, there is still time to apply to fill one of the 2017 scheduled commissions, committees, and board vacancies. The City of Vista is seeking applicants to fill upcoming annual vacancies for several boards and commissions, including the Community Safety Commission; Parks and Recreation; Investment Advisory, Planning, Public Arts, Traffic, and Senior Citizens Affairs commissions. Regular appointments are made each year in June, with terms beginning July 1. Occasionally, unscheduled vacancies occur during the year and

additional appointments are made at that time. If you are a Vista resident, you can download an application on the City of Vista website at CityofVista.com or pick one up at the City Clerk’s Office, located at the Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive. The deadline for the applications to be submitted is March 23. For more information on the commission vacancies or to learn about each commission, contact the City Clerk at 760.639.6125.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

Film Screening and Discussion Series at the Library Beginning on the documentary Libby, Montana March 21st, will be screened, telling the story of please join the the City of Libby, where 70 years of O c e a n s i d e strip-mining has exposed workers Public Library and their families, and thousands of for a free three week film screening residents, to a toxic form of asbestos, and discussion series taking place on creating what the EPA describes as the third Tuesday of every month at the worst case of industrial poisoning 5:00 pm. Part of the PBS POV in American History. On May 16th, acclaimed point of view documentary Of Men and War will be screened, a films, this series has been curated to film that follows Iraq and prompt discussion about current Afghanistan veterans and their events, including civil rights, families to a first-of-its-kind PTSD environmental awareness and the treatment center. These three film effects of war. On March 21st, the screenings are sponsored by the film American Revolutionary: The Friends of the Library. Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. This film tells the life story of Boggs, a For more information, please visit Chinese American philosopher, www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or writer and activist. On April 18th call 760-435-5600.

dentally did. The quacks were as deafening as before, and within minutes St. Peter walked up with an even uglier woman. He cuffed the man's right hand to the homely woman's left hand. "I told you not to hit the ducks," he said; "Now you'll be handcuffed together for eternity.” The third man was extremely careful. Some days he wouldn't even play for fear of even nudging a duck. After three months, he still hadn't hit a duck.

St. Peter walked up to the man at the end of the three months, and had with him a knock-out, gorgeous woman - the most beautiful woman the man had ever seen. St. Peter smiled at the man and then, without a word, handcuffed him to the beautiful woman and walked off. The man, knowing that he would be

handcuffed to this woman for eternity, let out a contented sigh and said aloud, "I wonder what I did to deserve this? The woman responds, "I don't know about you, but I hit a duck."


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When is a Good Time to Start Receiving Social Security Benefits? By Yolanda York Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in San Diego, CA

Enjoying a comfortable retirement is everyone’s dream. For over 80 years, Social Security has been helping people realize those dreams, assisting people through life’s journey with a variety of benefits. It’s up to you as to when you can start retirement benefits. You could start them a little earlier or wait until your “full retirement age.” There are benefits to either decision, pun intended. Full retirement age refers to the age when a person can receive their Social Security benefits without any reduction, even if they are still working part or full time. In other words, you don’t actually need to stop working to get your full benefits.

For people who attain age 62 in 2017 (i.e., those born between January 2, 1955, and January 1, 1956), full retirement age is 66 and two months. Full retirement age was age 65 for many years. However, due to a law passed by Congress in 1983, it has been gradually increasing, beginning with people born in 1938 or later, until it reaches 67 for people born after 1959. You can learn more about the full retirement age and find out how to look up your own at www.socialsecurity.gov/planners/retir e/retirechart.html. You can start receiving Social Security benefits as early as age 62 or any time

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

37-2017-00008724-CU-PT-NC

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Margaret

Emily Carey filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Margaret Emily Carey to Proposed name: Megalie Emily Carey.

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this

matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated

below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court

days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the

court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF

HEARING: Date: May 2, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California,

County of San Diego,325 S. Melrose Drive, Vista, Ca. 92081, North County Division.. 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 peti-

tion in the following newspaper of general circulation, print-

ed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The

Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 3/13/2017.

/s/Sim von Kalinowski, Judge of the Superior Court 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006719 The name of the business: Colors Gourmet Pizza, Colors Pizza, located at 2349 La Mirada Drive, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Colors Enterprises, Inc. 2349 La Mirada Drive Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 6/01/1991. /s/ Martial Bricnet, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/10/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/06/2017

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Manouchakian filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Peter George

George

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this

matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated

below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court

days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should

not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 14, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego,220 W. Broadway, San Diego, 92101. 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 2/23/2017.

/s/Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-004662

The name of the business: Old School Cameras, located at

302 Oceanside, Blvd, Oceanside, Ca. 92054.

This business is registered by:

Ol School Cameras

301 Oceanside Blvd.

Oceanside, CA. 92054

The business is conducted by a corporation.

First day of business was 1/25/2013.

/s/ Jesse MacDonald, CEO

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

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/17/2017.

2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jeannette Present name: Jeanette

Manouchakian to Proposed name: Jeanette Manoushakian.

THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this

matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated

below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the

name changes described above must file a written objection

not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the

37-2017-00006635-CU-PT-CTL

Manoushakian.

NAME

37-2017-00006636-CU-PT-CTL

appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Peter Peter

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF

days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must

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court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF

HEARING: Date: April 14, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California,

County of San Diego, 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, 92101. 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 2/23/2017.

/s/Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00006869-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Shaunt Michael Manouchakian filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Shaunt Michael Manouchakian to Proposed name: Shaunt Michael Manoushakian. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 14, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, 92101. 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 2/24/2017. /s/Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005945 The name of the business: Snow Coat Mafia, located at 2555 Majella Rd., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Christopher Lee Harris 2555 Majella Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Christopher Lee Harris This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/03/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/06/2017


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-002260 The name of the business: Double Peak Systems, located at 2842 Calmar Drive, Escondido, Ca. 92029. This business is registered by: Mary-Ann Erskine-Pourier and Dean Kelley 2842 Calmar Drive Escondido, Ca. 92029 The business is conducted by a General Partnerhship. First day of business was 1/25/17. /s/ Mary-Ann Erskine-Pourier This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/25/17 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004530 The name of the business: Martinez Produce, located at 604 W 10th Avenue, Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Rene Martinez and Cecilia Avalos 604. W. 10th Avenue Escondido, Ca. 92025 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 2/1/17. /s/ Rene Martinez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/16/2017. 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005680 The name of the business: Zodiac Lights, located at 1163 Elfin Forest Rd., E., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Gerald Devon 1163 Elfin Forest Rd.E San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Gerald Devon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004985 The name of the business: Mountain Mike’s Pizza, located at 455 College Blvd., Suite 10, Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is registered by: Mann and Bhullar Pizza, Inc. 3655 Greyhawk Ct. Concord, Ca. 94518 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Gurjeet Mann, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/22/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004380 The name of the business: Beauty Bespoken, located at 341 Borden Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Sarah Villanueva 341 Borden Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Sarah Villanueva This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/15/2017. 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004633 The name of the business: Innovations Custom Iron Works, located at 1633 Live Oak Rd., #58, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Renato Garcia Piedras 1633 Live Oak Rd. #58 Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/25/05. /s/ Renato Garcia Piedras This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/17/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005675 The name of the business: Shaffer Realty and Mortgage, Shaffer Mortgage Group, located at 244 Flores Lane, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Steven Jay Shaffer 244 Flores Lane Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/94. /s/ Steven Jay Shaffer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00007103-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Richard Hoang-Huy LeNguyen filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Richard HoangHuy Le-Nguyen to Proposed names: Richard Le. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 21, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 West Broadway, San Diego, Ca. 92101. 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 2/28/2017. /s/Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005533 The name of the business: The Nail Boutique, located at 737 Shadowridge, Drive, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Kim Hoa Nguyen 114 Cottontail Rd. Vista, Ca. 92081 Timothy T. Ngo 26165 Crescendo Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92026 The business is conducted by co-partners. First day of business was 5/05/2007. /s/ Kim Hoa Nguyen, Co Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/28/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005578 The name of the business: Food Tree, I Shroom, located at 3387 Tournament Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Yuka and Fumika Nakai 3387 Tournament Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 2/28/2017. /s/ Yuka Nakai This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/28/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005529 The name of the business: Minaret Executive Search, located at 359 Toyon Terrace, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Denis Shefferd 359 Toyon Terrace San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Denis Shefferd This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/28/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 & 3/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004340 The name of the business: Orbot, located at 3275 Corporate View, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Hruby Orbital Systems, Inc. 3275 Corporate View Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/1/10. /s/ Jeff Hruby, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2017. 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-003980 The name of the business: Mag Pops, Sticky Clocks, located at 5052 Clairemont Dr., #178301, San Diego, Ca. 92117 This business is registered by: Donald Mallow 5052 Clairemont Dr. #178301 San Diego, Ca. 92117 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Donald Mallow This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/10/2017. 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00005951-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jocelyn Gabriella Pieters filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Jocelyn Gabriella Pieters to Proposed names: Jocelyn Gabriella Peralez. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 4, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081, North County Division. 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 2/17/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004971 The name of the business: Andy’s Refrigeration, located at 4616 N. River Rd., #47, Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Andrew E. Cover 4616 N. River Rd. #47 Oceanside, Ca. 92057 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/01/12.. /s/ Andrew E. Cover This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/22/2017. 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005788 The name of the business: Phone Repair Tech Zone, located at 1021 N. Santa Fe Ave #F, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Carmelino Ortiz 536 Gail Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Carmelino Ortiz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005830 The name of the business: On the Spot Paintless Dent Removal, located at 1050 La Tortuga #30, Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is registered by: Roland Granados 1050 La Tortuga #30 Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/2000. /s/ Roland Granados This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004228 The name of the business: Dietitian House Calls, located at 274 Flame Tree Place, Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Natasha Knoten 274 Flame Tree Place Oceanside, Ca. 92057 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Natasha Knoten This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/13/2017. 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005842 The name of the business: The Art of Wisdom, Art of Wisdom, located at 1392 Beringer Ln., Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Joerie Catayong 1392 Beringer Ln., Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Joerie Catayong This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005909 The name of the business: Nail Bar, located at 731 W. San Marcos, Blvd., #121, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Athena Tran 727 Kirkwall Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Athena Tran This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/03/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2017-005928

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Joe Lane Painting, located at 1115 San Pablo Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 8/16/2013 and assigned File no. 2013-023833-01, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Eric Andrew Robyn 1115 San Pablo Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000). /s/ Eric Andrew Robyn This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/03./2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005754 The name of the business: Battery Back Center, Battery Back Center.com, located at 1410 E. El Norte Parkway, Escondido, Ca. 92027. This business is registered by: Kirk Lee Lentz 1410 E. El Norte Parkway Escondido, Ca. 92027 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Kirk Lee Lentz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005188 The name of the business: Chase The Web, Snazzy Traveler, SaveOnResorts, Premium Member Services, located at 5962 La Place Ct., Ste 100, Carlsbad, Ca. 92008. This business is registered by: SOR Technology, LLC 5962 La Place Ct., Ste 100 Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 7/12/16. /s/ Elliot Springer, Chief Operating Officer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/24/17 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 & 3/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004227 The name of the business: Small World Landscape, located at 305 W. San Marcos Blvd., #55., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Fabian Jaramillo Facundo 305 W. San Marcos Blvd. #55 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/5/16. /s/ Fabian Jaramillo Facundo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/13/2017. 2/23, 3/02, 3/09 & 3/16/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005434 The name of the business: Lugo Gardening Maintenance, located at 408 Rancho Vista Road, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Ruben Bazan Lugo 408 Rancho Vista Road Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/25/1999. /s/ Ruben Bazan Lugo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2017. 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 and3/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005366 The name of the business: Finishline, located at 501 Starling Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Jerry Morris 501 Starling Way San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jerry Morris This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2017. 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 and3/23/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004449 The name of the business: Perfect Girl Friday, located at 1089 Rancho Santa Fe. Rd., Encinitas, Ca. 92024. This business is registered by: Jennifer McIntyre Pusheck McQueen 1089 Rancho Santa Fe Rd. Encinitas, Ca. 92024 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/1/17. /s/ Jennifer McIntyre Puscheck McQueen, This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/15/2017. 3/02, 3/09, 3/16 and3/23/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006016 The name of the business: Woodland Spa, located at 985 Woodland Parkway, Suite 116, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Yongmei Jin 985 Woodland Parkway, Suite 116 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Yongmei Jin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/06 /2017. 3/09, 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-005435 The name of the business: My Arts Journal, Life Empowerment Inc., located at 7219 El Fuerte St., Carlsbad, Ca. 92009. This business is registered by: Life Empowerment Inc 7219 El Fuerte St. Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Richard J. Blue, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004505 The name of the business: Curry Craft Freshy Indian Casual Dinning, located at 689 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Gaurish Restaurant Corp. 308 Sunbird Court San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jaspal S. Garg, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/16/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004343 The name of the business: SafeGuardAssetRecovery, located at 152 N. Cedros Ave., Solana Beach, Ca. 92075. This business is registered by: Global Trading Partners, Inc. 152 N. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach, Ca. 92075 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/01/2016. /s/ Gary Hedlund, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-004626 The name of the business: One Stop Online Store, located at 641 Ocotillo Dr., Vita, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Peter Tran 1818 Debra Lane Vista, Ca.92084 Thanh Van Ha 641 Ocotillo Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Peter Tran This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/17/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006653 The name of the business: Nordahl Electric, located at 567 Butterwood Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Alan Sperling 567 Butterwood Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Alan Sperling This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/10/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006709 The name of the business: Paisley Publishing, located at 3350 Don Diablo Dr., Carlsbad, Ca. 92010. This business is registered by: Betty R. Hoover 3350 Don Diablo Dr. Carlsbad, Ca. 92010 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/10/17. /s/ Betty R. Hoover This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/10/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006146 The name of the business: 2000 Paces Productions, 2000 Paces, located at 255 Marquette Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Ann Rachel Arbuckle 255 Marquette Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/17. /s/ Ann Rachel Arbuckle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/07/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-006025 The name of the business: The Wandering Wheelbarrow, located at 110 Hannalei Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Colleen N. Foss 110 Hannalei Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Colleen N. Foss This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/06/2017. 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6/2017.

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