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March 29, 2018

Volume 48 - No. 13

Editor’s Note: We seldom publish fiction but we’ve found a writer that writes so beautifully we wanted to share him with you. He writes in the manner of Mark Twain - a fairly talented person who captured the idiomatic expressions of Southern and Midwestern folks as he weaved his tales.

I think you’ll find Pete Peterson has a similar talent. And, we think, you’ll enjoy him as much as we do. By Pete Peterson

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left me blistered and scarred ugly. Ain’t nobody knows how the fire started, nor where my Mam’s at. Miss Ethel brung me to Yellowbird today so the church ladies can see how she made a nine-year-old boy live agin.

Pap said always pay your debts, so I'll do her biddin’ but I’d rather be fishin’. The Rebecca Circle ladies Miss Ethel’s shows me to is all lathered up cause today is 4th of July, the birthday of the good ol’ U.S. of A. I don’t hardly know what that means, nor how to act but Miss Ethel said we’d have a dinger of a good time, watch soldiers march and shoot guns and eat fried chicken and ice cream

and apple pie and cake and peach cobbler ‘til we founder.

When Pap lived, he taken me and Mandy and Mam to a shindig like this down by the Iron Bridge in St. Charles. Them city boys set off fire crackers and ground streakers that made dogs howl and horses go wildeyed. In the evenin’ fireworks soared high as the moon, turned the sky red, white, and blue, and made real-looking flags and waterfalls and pitchers of good Ol’ George Washington his very self. Folks oohed and aahed something fierce, I tell ya. The bang of firecrackers and what

folks called Roman Candles skeered Mandy. She crawled into my lap, hid her face in my overalls, her stubby fingers holdin ' my thumb like a baby possum clingin’ to its momma’s tail, and wet her pants.

When the smoke settled in the holler and chores was callin’, Pap went to feed the mules. Mam seen her chance and slipped off to a speakeasy to chug beer and guzzle moon shine. It were 3 days ‘fore she stumbled home, smellin' of piss, her face swole up like a stubbed toe. Pap laid her in the wagon and fed her corn bread and warm milk. All the while, Mam moaned and swore she'd never drink

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again. We hit the road hopin' she'd honor her pledge and we’d rent a house, plant a garden, and me and Mandy’d go to school like regular folks.

Now, Miss Ethel says, “Take off yer hat, Hamus. Let folks get a gander at ya.” I’m wearin’ Ryman’s ol’ cap that Miss Ethel sewed lace onto to hide my ugliness. With it off, I feel plum nikkid, I tell ya. If’n Pap were here, he’d grab my hand and we’d go catch a mess of perch, not be sport for the ladies.

Miss Ethel says, “Ryman found him in a hollow tree, all blistered and nigh froze to death. The fire burned up his daddy and baby sister. May they rest in peace. His momma too, I reckon, though she mighta wondered off and the coyotes got her. We ain’t rightly sure.” These stiff necks don’t give a handful of mulberries if Mam’s dead or alive. They’d no more drink beer than loan a neighbor a spoon of brown sugar. Beer were Mam's favorite, next to rye whiskey. “Hamus don’t speak,” Miss Ethel says. “His voice box got burned away.” The ladies turn me this way and that and fill they’s eyes with my scars.

A lady in a purple hat with a red feather rubs my face with her thumb. “Feels like a lizard, don’t it?” A white-haired woman in a blue dress

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

Dear Boss,

I have enjoyed working here these past several years.

You have paid me very well, given me benefits beyond belief. I have 3-4 months off per year and a pension plan that will pay my salary till the day I die and a health plan that most people can only dream about.

Despite this I plan to take the next 1218 months to find a new position. During this time I will show up for work when it is convenient. In addition I fully expect to draw my full salary and all the other perks associated with my current job.

Oh yes, if my search for this new job proves fruitless, I will be back with no loss in pay or status. Before you say anything, remember that you have no choice in the matter. I can and will do this.

big as two bed sheets says, “Hit’s a miracle of the Lord Jesus you’re alive today, chile. Pray yer thanks mornin’ and night.”

The lady might be right that Jesus cured me, but it were Miss Ethel who bandaged my burns and spooned warm soup down my gullet and learned me to walk agin. I ain’t sayin' Jesus wouldn’t a done it, I’m just sayin’ he weren’t ‘round and Miss Ethel were. When the ooh’s and ah’s slow, Miss Ethel leads me to a bench under a big elm. “Wait here till I fetch you for the parade.” She goes back to the church ladies.

For the first time in 5 months, it’s just me alone. Playin’ freak has plum tuckered me out. Think I’ll nap. If Mandy were here, she’d cup my face with her stubby hands, look at me in the kindest way with her Chinaman’s eyes, and give me a kiss. I wish it were me the fire ate, and Mandy still lived. The fire got her ‘fore I knowed it. Miss Ethel says I done the right thing. Had I pulled her out, she’d died from the cold or strangled on smoke. Ain’t much to argue on, I reckon.

It’s right fine sittin’ alone, listenin’ to lady voices comin' from the big tent behind me. Fixin’ grub for the feast, I figure. A young’un squalls from a nearby wagon. A bob white quail calls from the brush beside the path. A fire cracker explodes. “Look at this can," a boy yells. "It's blowed all to shit.” Sincerely,

Every Senator or Congressman running for President.

Try that at your job and tell me how it works out. A hotel guest calls the front desk and the clerk answers, "May I help you?"

The man says, "Yes, I'm in room 858. You need to send someone to my room immediately. I'm having an argument with my wife and she says she's going to jump out the window." The desk clerk says, "I'm sorry, sir, but that's a personal issue."

The man replies, "Listen, I can’t get the window open.. and that's a maintenance issue." Black Bra (as told by a woman)

I had lunch with 2 of my unmarried friends.

One is engaged, one is a mistress, and I have been married for 20+ years.

We were chatting about our relationships and decided to amaze our men by greeting them at the door wearing a black bra, stiletto heels and a mask over our eyes. We agreed to meet in a few days to exchange notes Here's how it all went......... My engaged friend:

The other night when my boyfriend came over he found me with a black leather bodice, tall stilettos and a mask. He saw me and said, 'You are the woman of my dreams...I love you.'

A man shouts, “Ya’ll lose a hand tyin' them M-80’s together. Take yer mischief somewheres else ‘fore I call the constable.”

It goes quiet as a fence post. A breeze stirs the leaves in the elm tree above me, causin' ghost and goblins to chase through the shadows in the dirt. On the road, me and Mandy bedded down under the wagon. We’d listen to hoot owl calls and trees creaking in the wind. Our campfire would snap like a broke bone, shootin’ sparks up to die in the black air. I’d pull Mandy close and wish my blanket weren't so doggone thin. •••• Sitting on the bench, footfalls bring my eyes open. Two boys, mebbe five and six, run up, eager as pups to explore the world. “Whatja sittin' here for?” I can’t answer.

They eye me good. The bigger one wrinkles his forehead. “What happened to ya? Yer face is red as blood and rough as a corn cob.”

He leans close, like a horse nibblin’ grass through a wire fence, our nose most touchin’. I give him a loud hiss. He jumps like a yellow jacket stung him, screeches and runs. The other boy, lets out a beller and lights out, dust flyin' from his bare heels. I settle my hat and doily to block the light, and wiggle down, hopin’ to grab a fast wink. The boys come back, creepin’ ‘long the path like Injun braves huntin’ buffalo. I’m used to bein' the freak so I act like I’m asleep.

Then we made passionate love all night long.

A red-headed boy is first to speak. “Why are ya so ugly? Ya get scalded or somethin'?” I nod.

He squints to get a better look. “Yer the ugliest sombitch I ever seen." He smells like hay and bubble gum. “I bet you’re a asshole, too.”

Like a water moccasin strikin’ a mouse, he snatches my cap. This riles me, I tell ya. I’d fight ‘em, but it’s six to one, with them six. “Ya ain’t got a hair on yer head,” Red says. “Want yer hat back?” He shakes it in my face. I grab for it. He tosses it to ‘nother boy.

This boy eyes it good. “Look. Girly lace. Ain’t that silly?” He grabs a handful of dust and throws it in my face. “Now ya can’t see, nor talk.” The dirt stings. Tears run down my cheeks. If I had a club, I’d whack 'em. “Cry baby, cry baby. See the baby, cry.”

Red yanks me to my feet, pins my arms and spins me. I go dizzy and fall. Ever one laughs, but it ain’t fun for me, I tell you. They jerk me up. A boy pulls a egg from his overalls. “Hey, everbody. Look.” He pretends he's a radio announcer. “And now, dear listeners, come along as I christen 'Scarecrow, King of the Uglies.” His egg cracks agin my head like a blacksnake whip. It’s innards,

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The mistress:

'Come here quick,' said the boy, 'you won't believe what I heard! Satan and the Lord are down at the cemetery dividing up the souls!'

Then I had to share my story:

Standing by the fence they heard, 'One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me.'

Me too! The other night I met my lover at his office wearing a raincoat. Under it only the black bra, heels and mask over my eyes. When I opened the raincoat he didn't say a word. He started to tremble and we had wild sex all night. When my husband came home I was wearing the black bra, black stockings, stilettos and a mask over my eyes. When he came in the door and saw me he said........... "What's for dinner, Zorro" PECANS IN THE CEMETERY

On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts. 'One for you, one for me, one for you, one for me,' said one boy. Several dropped and rolled down toward the fence.

Another boy came riding along the road on his bicycle. As he passed, he thought he heard voices from inside the cemetery, so he slowed down to investigate. Sure enough, he heard, 'One for you, one for me, one for you, one for me...'

He just knew what it was. He jumped back on his bike and rode off. Just around the bend he met an old man with a cane, hobbling along.

The man said, 'Beat it kid, can't you see it's hard for me to walk. When the boy insisted though, the man hobbled slowly to the cemetery.

The old man whispered, 'Boy, you've been tellin' me the truth. Let's see if we can see the Lord!

Shaking with fear, they peered through the fence, yet were still unable to see anything. The old man and the boy gripped the wrought iron bars of the fence tighter and tighter as they tried to get a glimpse of the Lord. At last they heard, 'One for you, one for me. That's all. Now let's go get those nuts by the fence and we'll be done...'

They say the old man had the lead for a good half-mile before the kid on the bike passed him. It was the apple

A woman ran a red traffic light and crashed into a man's car. Both of their cars are demolished but amazingly neither of them was hurt. After they crawled out of their cars, the woman said, "Wow, just look at our cars! There's nothing left, but fortunately we are unhurt. This must be a sign from God that we should meet and be

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Social Butterfly

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Escondido Woman’s Club Meeting is Monday – Monday, April 2nd is the next general meeting of the Escondido Woman’s Club. The meeting starts at 10:30am, with a program presented at 11:30am. Election of Officers for the 2018-2019 year will be held, and a potluck lunch will follow the program. The program will be about “Volunteerism” and will be presented by our own member Becky Flanagan. Reservations are required, by calling Nora at 760.743.0246; cost is $12/person. The clubhouse is located at 751 No. Rose St., (corner Mission Avenue/Rose Street), Escondido.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:

thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Meetings/Events Calendar

Library Hosts Strategic Plan Meeting, Saturday, 3/31 – The Escondido Public Library will host the next Strategic Plan Meeting in the Grove Room at the East Valley Community Center (EVCC), 2245 E. Valley Parkway, on Saturday, March 31st from 1pm-2:30pm. By participating, you will have the opportunity to identify current conditions, create a vision of the library for the future, as well as develop the steps needed to achieve these goals. We want to hear your thoughts, comments, and suggestions. Please join us! RSVP by email: library@escondidolibrary.org or by phone: (760) 839-4601. Visit the website at library.escondido.org/strategicplan for the most up to date information, and to leave comments and suggestions. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido. For more information, visit library.escondido.org, email library@escondidolibrary.org or call 760-839-4601.

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warm as snot, slides under my shirt, oozes over my belly, slips down my leg and plops between my bare feet.

The gang shouts. “Give him a parade! Give him a parade!” Another egg smashes akin my head.

A grown-up voice interrupts the festivities. “What’s goin' on here?”

I recognize that voice. It’s Ryman Call. I eat at his table, sleep in his bed. He’s Miss Ethel’s husband. “Wondered what the ruckus was all ‘bout.” He grabs the boy who broke the egg on me. “What’s yer name?” “Ed Standis.”

"Yer daddy, Hiram Standis?”

“Yes, sir.” The boy’s tunin' up to cry. “Go get him. I want a word.”

A passel of men have come up. Like Ryman, they musta heard whoops and hollers.

“That’s him.” The boy points to a skinny man, with a fresh shave, wearin’ new overalls.

Ryman says, “Hiram, get yer ass over here.”

Hiram Standis sidles up, twirlin’ a new-lookin' straw hat.

“Hiram, I seen somethin' that curdles my blood. Yer boy broke a egg on this

Grandmother’s Club to Meet - The Grandmothers Club will meet at 12noon on Thursday, April 5th, in the club house at Carefree Ranch Mobil Home Park, 211 N. Citrus Avenue, Escondido. Please bring sandwiches, salad or dessert for the potluck plus your eating utensils. Individuals interested in attending do not need to be grandmothers. For info call (760) 746-0215 or (818) 219-3040. Hope to see you there.

MiraCosta Horticulture Club Meeting Announced - The Mira Costa Horticulture Club is meeting on Saturday, April 7th. at 12:30pm, at MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside, 92056, Bldg 3400, Azatlan Rooms A and B on 2nd floor above book store. The workshop will be a round table discussion led by Tandy Pfost on shade plants. The main program is a presentation on Beekeeping in San Diego County by Jaime Garza, a county agriculture inspector. He will briefly cover laws related to beekeeping, discuss equipment needed to get started, best practices and how to inspect a hive safely. Be sure to mark your calendars for the Annual Plant Sale May 19th and 20th. As usual, there will be an incredible variety of beautiful plants at bargain prices! For more information call 760.721.3281 or check the webpage MCHClub.org.

North County Aviculturists Meeting North County Aviculturists, for pet bird owners and breeders, presents The Bird Call Lady, Nicole Perretta who will enchant and enthrall everyone who hears her. Self-taught and amazing in range, she uses only her voice

little feller’s head. Ethel's been nursin' him. Rubs me wrong.” “Now, Ryman, just boys havin' fun.”

“Fun? Gettin' pelted with eggs is fun? How’d ya like it if I broke one on yer head?”

Hiram Standis spreads his hands. “No sense gettin’ riled Ryman. Jist boys bein' boys. No harm done.”

“Yer a bird brain, Hiram. Yer boy says he’s sorry to my boy or I’ll bang you both with somethin’ harder’n eggs.” “Now Ryman, hold on. Why get fired up over boys havin’ fun?”

Ryman puts his hand on my shoulder. “It’s one-sided. When does my boy get to plop yer boy? Tell yer boy to ‘polize. Now.” Ryman called me his boy. Like I’m family. He says to the men, “My boy’s had a run of bad luck that would whup most men. He’s got more guts than a turkey buzzard. Last week he didn't have strength to visit the privy. Today, he’s celebratin’ freedom on the Fourth of July.” He turns to Hiram. “Tell yer boy to do the right thing.”

Hiram Standis eyes Ryman like a auctioneer sizin’ up a prize bull. His face is white as a peeled cucumber. Ryman is corner fence post solid, with fists fryin' pan big. Hiram turns to his boy. “Ya shouldn’t

to reproduce the calls of 165 individual birds. Find out more about her at http://www.bird-calling.com/ then come see her on Saturday, April 7th at 6:00pm at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista, 92084. Find more information at www.ncabirdclub.com. Note: NEW MEETING TIME one hour earlier.

ArtFest at San Diego Botanic Garden – On Saturday & Sunday, April 7th & 8th, from 9am-5pm, the ArtFest will feature fine art and Asian art from some of the finest regional artists with the San Diego Botanic Garden as a backdrop. The fine art show features more than 20 artists displaying and selling their work at amazing prices just for Garden guests. Many of these fantastic sculptors, painters, glass artists, potters, gourd and fiber artists who participate in ArtFest will also provide interesting demonstrations of their craft. Also, come celebrate the art of Asian horticulture at ArtFest with outstanding displays and demonstrations by the Keiri Study Group of Sogetsu School of Ikebana and Bonsai and Beyond. In the Walled Garden, Bonsai & Beyond members will be displaying a rich composition of (miniature) treasures from the plant world – including bonsai, saikei, penjing, hon non bo, kusamono, terrariums, fairy gardens, and hanging gardens. As an added bonus, several sculptors who are currently showing their work throughout the Garden as a part of our 2017-2018 “Sculpture in the Garden” exhibit, will be offering discounts for buyers interested in purchasing their work during ArtFest. Fresh salads, sandwiches, coffee and treats will be available from The Feel Good Coffee Cart, next to the Gift Shops, where you can find unique, garden-related gifts for the plant lover in your life. Enjoy live music from Bob Ballentine and friends in the Lawn Garden. Cost: Free with paid admission or membership. For information, call 760.436.3036.

San Marcos Spring Festival & Street Fair – The 26th Annual San Marcos Chamber’s Spring Festival & Street Fair will be on Sunday, April 8th from 9am-5pm. This free festival plays host to up to 20,000 guests. Artisans and crafters along with local com-

a done what ya did. Say yer sorry.”

Then, he slips in among the men. “Ain’t kids sumthin'? All ways up to no good.”

The excitement over, the men drift off. Ryman makes us all say sorry and shake. “Parade’s startin’. Let’s go.” •••• Men with guns, line the path. The town constable and a top dog from the Yellowbird Bank and his wife are up front. The constable says, “This pretty lady’ll drop her handkerchief. I’ll call, ‘Ready, aim, fire.’ Raise yer gun and shoot three times. Squeeze ‘em off together, okay?”

Grover Cleveland, Ryman’s 14-year old son, stands in for the Call Family, a grin big as his fist on his freckled face. After the guns shoot he comes to stand next to his Daddy. He jabs me in the ribs. “Move it, Dummy.”

Some of the men shed guns and pick up shiny musical instruments, then form 3 rows facin’ south. A boy ‘bout my size, beats a drum. Another one, wearin’ a green hat, a long feather wavin in the air, says “One, two, three.” The band tootles “Dixie,” a song folks ‘round here are right partial to.

Two old men wearin' gray outfits trimmed in yeller with two rows of shiny buttons down the front, walk in a funny way to the front of the crowd. Mr. Banker gives ‘em a hand shake. Folks clap and yell, “Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah."

Miss Ethel says, "Them old gentle-

munity businesses fill 250 vendor booths along with children’s attractions/carnival rides; a showcase of local talent on the San Marcos Community Stage; varied food options to choose from; and a stage with live music, all along Via Vera Cruz in San Marcos. Vendors, reserve your booth now. For information, contact the San Marcos Chamber, 904 W. San Marcos Blvd., Ste. 10, San Marcos, 92078, or the website at smchamber.com.

“April Shower” is Title of the Program for Vista Woman’s Club Meeting - The Woman’s Club of Vista will meet at 10:30am Wednesday April 11th at the Shadowridge Golf Club, 1980 Gateway Drive, Vista. The program is April Shower and attendees are asked to bring baby items for Casa de Amparo’s young mothers. It is a non-profit organization that provides safe housing and transitional training to young victims of domestic abuse or child abuse, as well as youth who have aged out of the foster care system. Also Past Presidents and 20 Year Members will be recognized. Luncheon is $18. All are welcome. Reservations at kdkyan@gmail.com or 919.847.2786. Visit www.womansclubofvista.org for club information.

Soroptimist to Host Annual Salad Luncheon in Vista - Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland will host their annual Salad Luncheon fundraiser at Grace Presbyterian Church in Vista at 1450 E. Vista Way on Thursday, April 12 from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Soroptimists and local dignitaries will don aprons and serve up a smorgasbord of salads and desserts prepared by Club members and local restaurants. In addition to salads, the luncheon includes a roll, baked potato with toppings, beverage, and a selection of desserts. “This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and a great community event” said Soroptimist Assly Sayyar, who is chairing the event this year. “All proceeds raised will go directly into our Service Fund to be donated out next year.” The event includes a Gift

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men fought in the Silver War. Ain’t many heroes left nowadays.”

That war musta been a dinger ‘cause these old boys are wrinkled and stove up so they can hardly walk. Pap told me oncet the Silver War were a bad go all ‘round. It ain’t my idee of fun, I tell ya. Sons fightin’ daddies and brothers goin’ agin brothers. Sounds plum silly. If me and Pap were to fight, he’d whup me in a second, strong as he were.

The taller of the old gentleman yells, “‘Tension. At Katy's count, forward, march.” When the men move, he goes, “Hip, two, three, four. Hip, two, three, four.” The men lift they's feet and count, “Hip, two, three, four. Hip, two, three, four.” They march down to where the wagons are parked and back, twice, then stop in the grass so folks can gander at ‘em.

A fat boy with a bad case of sweats blows his horn. Four fellers in witch hats and white bed sheets that go from head to toe, march up, wavin’ a red, white and blue flag with a big blue X on it and white stars in the X. Ida Mae, Miss Ethel's oldest daughter, says, “Klu Klux Klan and Confederate flag. Don't they know its 1932, not 1868?” White Sheet waves a Bible. “Let us pray.”

From how he goes on, he must have God on wages. He says Jesus hates

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Local News

The Paper • Page 4 • March 29, 2018 Escondido Police Seeking Help Identifying Woman Burglar

On 03/19/2018, the Escondido Police Department responded to reports of commercial burglaries at two local jewelry stores. In both incidents, as many as ten suspects entered into the jewelry stores at one time. Upon entering the store, the large group of suspects work to distract the store employees. Once the employees are distracted, a female suspect sneaks into the rear of the business, searching for loose gold and jewelry.

have targeted other businesses throughout the region and have been successful in stealing thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry. These suspects are believed to be travelling in a silver mini-van, possibly a Honda Odyssey.

Escondido Police detectives are seeking assistance with the identification of these suspects. Please contact the Escondido Police Detective Mike Martinez at (760) 839-4739 if you may have information on these suspects. Anonymous tips can be left by calling our Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477).

Escondido Police Participate in State-Wide “Shoulder-Tap” Operation

These groups are organized, sophisticated and operate in a structured behavior to further their criminal behavior. We believe that these same suspects

On Saturday, March 10, Escondido Police detectives conducted a “Shoulder Tap” operation. In this operation two seventeen-year-old minors, who were working under the direction of a police detective, stood outside of a local business. The minors approached patrons of the business and asked if they would purchase alcohol for them. Thirtyone people were approached by the minor decoys. All refused to purchase alcohol for the minors. This operation was part of a one-day state-wide enforcement effort. The Minor Decoy operations are a small part of the Escondido Police Department strategy to combat the dangers associated with underage drinking. Additional operations are

Baseball’s Hall of Fame ended when he could hit neither the fastball nor the curve. His writing has appeared in many newspapers and publications. He empty nests in Escondido with his Bride of Many Summers and facilitates a Read and Critique group at his local (Escondido) library. He has a cover story slated for April 19th which deals with the Marine Embassy Guards . . . it promises to be a real barn-burner!

Man About Town

Lots of exciting things happeenning at The  Paper. We have assembled a stable of top notch writers who will present a weekly contribution of outstanding writing . . . varying from humor to drama, investigative writing, to fiction.

This week’s cover story, for example, features a fairly new writer to The Paper, R. L. “Pete” Peterson. He brings a fascinating background upon which to draw this cover stories. Growing up in Missouri he learned to write the midwestern and southern vernacular and to capture the flavor and culture of that era and area. This week’s cover story, “An Old Fashioned Fourth,” demonstrates that talent, both for story telling as well as capturing the dialects.

Pete is a Marine, having served proudly as a Marine Embassy Guard in a variety of exotic and dangerous locations such as Central African Republic, (formerly Belgian Congo), Tehran, Iran, and Beirut, Lebanon, . As he says in his bio . . . “Pete Peterson’s quest for

While this week’s cover story is fiction, his Marine story is historical fact.

R. L. “Pete” Peterson

planned for the coming months. The Minor Decoy operations are funded with a gra nt from the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) through the Grant Assistance Program. Attempt Murder Investigation

CARLSBAD, Calif. — On March 23rd, 2018 at 2:47 p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to the parking lot of the Costco, located at 951 Palomar Airport Road regarding the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, Officers found the victim in serious condition with multiple stab wounds. The suspect, identified as Charles Higgins, a 62 year old male, fled the scene prior to police arrival. The Carlsbad Police Department located Charles Higgins in Temecula where he was taken into custody, with the assistance of Murrieta PD, the Border Patrol and the Riverside Sheriff's Department. The victim and suspect are known to each other and this is not a random act. There are no outstanding suspects.

The Carlsbad Police Department Investigations Division responded and is continuing the investigation.

over 5000 clients. He was an original founder of Fallbrook National Bank in 1984 which later became Pacific Western Bank. He served on the board of dirrectors and as Chairman of the board. He has owned many interesting cars, including a Ferrari, two Maseratis, a Citroen s. M., a Nash Healey, and an Avanti.

He has traveled and attended the Formula One races in Europe, including Monza, Imola, Monte Carlo, plus the 24 Hour race of LeMans. He authored a car column in different newspapers over 40 years as part of his dealer recognition.

Letters to the Editor Pet Peeve

I am writing this email to complain about a federal law violation. Ever since the new contractor took over the running of North County Transit District Buses, out of most of the drivers that I ride, few of them are following the federal law. I mean title two of the American WIth Disabilities Act. It requires all stops to be called out, and not just when you feel like it. As a person who is disabled, I travel with a walker, also am legally and night blind, so after I need to

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Tom Morrow has been writing his column for The Paper for a number of years now . . . and now he’s expanded to writing cover stories.

Tom has a distinguished career in journalism writing for the old North County Times, prior to that for the Oceanside Blade-Citizen. He’s had years of experience as a journalist, a public relations executive (he handled the PR for the movie “Some Like it Hot,) and a novelist.

He is an avid history buff and does a great deal of research and then weaves a compelling story using the facts he has gleaned.

In short, he knows the car business and he’s ready to share that knowledge with you.

Our newest writer appears beginning with the April 5th issue.

Steve LeFevre will write a weekly column for us that deals with automobiles the new, used, classic cars that are on the market. He has tips that will save you money and, in some cases, make you money.

He comes from a rich background in the automotive industry, having owned a family dealership in South Dakota and being the youngest Dodge Dealer in the US at age 30; he was elected to the National Dodge Dealers Advisory Council at age 35, representing the Dodge dealers form the Minneapolis zone which included five states. For thirty years he was a an auto broker in Fallbrook from 1975 to 2005, serving

Tom Morrow

Steve LeFevre

Friedrich Gomez is clearly our most prolific writer. He is approaching 100 cover stories for The Paper and is highly popular with our readers as well as

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them who mingle with the coloreds and the white race better wake up or else blacks will go to school with our precious little ones, mebbe even vote, and sainted white ladies will be locked away to protect their sweet womanhood. I ain’t up on why he prayed this way, only that he did.

These fellers strut off to claps and whistles. Mr. Lucas, that’s the name Miss Ethel called the tallest of the old men, yells “’Tension.” Them playin’ soldier, stick out they’s chest and tuck in they’s chin. The boy with the sweats blows what Ida Mae says is “Taps.”

Parade’s over. Time to feast. •••• We’re seated at a table in the shade when the new preacher joins us. “Marvin Martin,” he says, shakin’ hands. The ladies go red in the face when he smiles, his teeth white, his thick black hair slicked back, wearin’ a white shirt open at the throat. A young man comes up. “Ain’t ya that star football player for Jeff City High?”

Reverend Martin nods. “If you say so, son. That were some time ago. I’m playin’ on a new team now. For a new Coach. One who gives defense against the Devil and provides a life with meanin’.” They say amen and shake. “Hey, Sport,” Rev. Martin says to me. “What’d the other feller look like?”

I don’t get his drift and hang my head. “He’s jokin’ about yer scars,” Ryman whispers. “Like you got ‘em in a fight,” laughin’ ‘long with everbody. Mebbe the preacher’s right. Mebbe my scars do make me look tough.

“Yer all welcome at my church, anytime,” Reverend Martin says. He taps my shoulder. “I ain’t all that keen on mutton, but I bet I can eat more fried chicken and blackberry cobbler than you.”

He don’t seem to mind I’m wearin’ Grover Cleveland’s hand-me-down overalls, since mine was burned up in the fire that ate away my voice box and kilt Pap and Mandy. Ida Mae and Martha, the Call daughters most grown, are decked out like they’s gettin’ married with spit-curled hair and red and blue dresses. Ray David and Evangeline, 6 and 8, wear blue pinafores with red tops and white shoes. Laurel Jean, the youngest girl, she’s 3 come October, sits on her Daddy’s lap, a red ribbon in her blonde hair. Miss Ethel serves food at the table next over. She says, “His skin fell off like strips of bacon the first week or so. Some nights I’d sit by his bed and he’d breathe mebbe ten times in two hours and not enuff to move his bed clothes. He’s livin’ now, but he might keel over any time for all I know about burns.” She’s talkin’ ‘bout me. I like the livin’ part and I’d tell her I have no plans to keel over dead anytime soon if I could talk. Not today anyway with fried chicken and biscuits galore and green beans and

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The only sound for mebbe ten minutes is teeth chewin’ and men talkin’ low and ladies laughin’. Then, Grover Cleveland whispers, “Hey, Dummy. Eat a piece of fish and drink some milk. Ya’ll die and we’ll bury ya in that hollow tree my Daddy found ya in.” Ryman shakes his finger at Grover. “Don’t talk to yer brother like that. Ya mouth off agin, I’ll whup your ass, even if you are seventeen.” That don’t stop Grover. When Ryman’s talks farmin’, Grover whispers, “Dummy, yer momma git her a darky now yer Daddy's dead? That why she don’t come see ya?” Ryman hears the last part. “Grover, leave Hamus alone. Hear?"

Grover rolls his eyes, “Can I go show folks my turtle?”

Yestriddy, Grover caught a big snappin’ turtle on his trot-line. He brung it ‘long today in Miss Ethel’s wash tub. I know ‘bout trot-lines, since Pap were a fisherman. It’s no more than a heavy string with hooks danglin' down ever three or four feet. You knot the line to a stake or tree, bait the hooks with worms or minnows and stretch the line across a creek or river and tie it at the other end. Grover Cleveland's line runs from bank to a saplin', mebbe a hunnert feet out in the Missouri River. He rows his skiff mornin’ and evenin’ to

pull in fish and rebait hooks. Mostly, he catches catfish or perch or drum or buffalo. He sells ‘em to neighbors and town folks. Sometimes, he rakes in mebbe 3 dollars. Miss Ethel says, “It’s a real blessin’.” Somedays, he snags a big turtle like yestriddy. Now, Ryman says, “Go. Behave yerself. No egg fights. And stay outta Dark Town."

That were good advice, but I’m afraid it didn’t take with Grover. Nor me. •••• Music sweet and gold as honey hits me two steps into the clearin'. I commence to heel and toe like a puppet on a string. Folks gather under what Pap would call a brush arbor, tree limbs laid over forked poles set in the ground. Two colored men play music beneath a sycamore. They laugh and cut up, so you can tell they’s havin' a grand time. Folks swig clear liquid from Mason jars and hop ‘round like grass hoppers in a field. They’s all colored. I’m in Dark Town, where Ryman said don’t go.

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song, then a happy tune, with hardly no stoppin' in between.

A cigar box sets on a hay bale. Folks drop pennies or nickels in it from time-to-time. The music maker's nod and smile when they do. Wages for makin’ music, I figure.

The music’s so good I’d yell and holler, if I could. Instead, I jig like I wear new shoes. Folks laugh and point at me. Nary a one asks to gander at my scars, or ooh and ah at my ugliness.

When me and Mandy and Pap was on the road, we'd come on colored folk’s right often. The only difference between me and them is they ate better. Sometimes, they’d give me a hunk of corn bread or biscuit and bacon, which I greatly appreciate. Mandy too, since I'd share. Now, two brown gals, hair in pig tails, long brown legs ‘neath pulled up skirts, make the dust rise they move feet so fast. They’re as graceful as a water moccasin in a crick, with ever part of they's body movin’, they’s blouses stickin’ to they’s skin and sweat runnin’ down they’s face. Men folks like this a lot, I tell ya. If Ryman where to find me here, I reckon he’d whup my ass, mebbe make me leave his bed and board, though I figure Miss Ethel would take up for me. I oughta head for the wagon, but my feet won’t do nothin ‘cept dance.

Howsomever, ‘fore you can say Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas, the sun’s low in the west. The fiddle player says, “Milkin’ time! This is our last song, folks. Thank ya for lettin’ us play for ya.”

The song finishes. Folks wipe off sweat, hug each other and head for they's mules. Some put a jar of jelly, a sweet tater or chicken leg next to the cigar box. It hurts my heart the music’s ended. I could gorge on it ‘til next Tuesday and still want more. I wish I could stay here, safe and music-fed forever. The guitar player comes up. I'm flummoxed and forget my voice box is burned away. I squeal and jig. He laughs. "I won't hurt ya, boy. Names Harry Gaither.” He nods to the fiddler. “That's my brother, Hob.” He bows. “‘Preciate ya comin'. It’s gettin’ dark. Be off to whoever brung ya. Come agin. Hear?”

I take out the nickel Miss Ethel given me earlier to spend as I see fit, and hand it to him. “Ain’t no need for that.”

I put my hands together under my chin and bow. Folks gotta learn Hamus Zanderhook pays his way. Harry Gaither's brown eyes smile. “Much obliged. Now go.”

I head for the wagon at a trot. When the feast ended ‘round noon,

Miss Ethel taken me to the wagon for a nap, sayin’ come to the big tent when you wake up. I’d a done that, ‘cept Pap said it were always a good idee to know where you was, so if you come back agin, you’ll know where you been. I hopped down from the wagon, the wanderin’ itch guidin’ me. I head for the railroad tracks I’d seen earlier. I pass a wagon in the shade of a big maple. Two girls stop the hand slap game and look at me like I’m lice in little brother’s hair. The girl in the blue dress covers her mouth. Yellow Dress girl rolls her eyes. They both snicker. A foot bridge crosses a crick past the railroad tracks that leads to a clearin’. Grass has been scrapped away here. That’s when the music hit. Reason flew out too, I reckon. Now, I run for the Call’s wagon. Just past the bridge Grover Cleveland catches up. He carries Miss Ethel’s tub. It’s empty. Grover says, “Find yer Momma in Dark Town, Dummy? Daddy told ya stay outta here. I’m gonna tell.”

He laughs. “Ya ain't got no more meat on you'n a coat hanger, but darkies like to boil skinny white folks to flavor they’s beans.” He catches my look at his tub. "Sold it for fifty cents.” He means his turtle. He says the

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Letters to the Editor Cont. from Page 4

bus stops to be called out. I am bringing this to your attention to hope that maybe something will change and this federal law will be followed. My only other route is to file a federal A.D.A. Complaint with the Justice Department. John Overman North San Diego County Lyle:

American Idol

Once again I take pen in hand (euphemistically) to send congratulations on your Face Book commentary regarding that Television malignancy titled “American Idol.” This is a show whose apparent purpose is to recognize and promote Hog Calling. On the rare occasion when I have observed a few minutes of this testament to imbeciles I have never seen anything that might loosely be described as actual singing. Contestants vie for the grand prize by bending at the waist while assuming the expression of those seeking relief from acute constipation and screaming unintelligibly. What a great waste of time and I certainly agree that I can live without it. Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.

Breaking Barriers to Escape Poverty

This week I joined Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Imperial County) to advocate for $25 million to fund our "Breaking Barriers" for career tech education initiative. Last year, as a principal coauthor for Assembly Bill 1111, we worked to help vulnerable populations obtain important middle skills jobs to meet the growing economy.

Under AB 1111, Local Workforce Development Boards partner with community-based organizations with proven track records of serving populations identified in the bill who face identifiable barriers to employment. These include youth disconnected from the education system, previously incarcerated, women seeking training or education to move from non-traditional fields of employment, displaced workers, the long-term unemployed, English-language learners, the economically disadvantaged, transitioning veterans, persons over 50 and many more.

Though the bill passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support and was chaptered into law,

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Basket raffle and a Money Hat raffle. Any businesses or individuals who would like to be listed as a sponsor or donate salads or gift basket items should contact the club at soroptimistinternationalvista@gmail.com. Those too busy to attend the luncheon can order take-out. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $18 at the door or for take-out orders, and may be ordered online at soroptimistvista.org. For more information, email soroptimistinternationalvista@gmail.com or visit the club’s website at soroptimistvista.org.

Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, part of an international service organization of professional women from Vista, Escondido, San Marcos, Bonsall and Fallbrook who seek to improve the lives of women and girls both locally and internationally through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Funds raised by the club are distributed to women and girls in need in the form of education grants. The club meets every first and third Friday for lunch at the Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista. This year the club celebrates 65 years of service and was recently announced as one of the top three nonprofits of 2018 by the Vista Chamber of Commerce, as part of their upcoming “Heroes of Vista” celebration. Contact: Jackie Piro Huyck at jackiepiro@gmail.com or Assly Sayyar at soroptimistinternationalvista@gmail.com, or 760-542-8717.

El Camino Quilt Guild Announces Meeting – The El Camino Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30am, Thursday April 12th at the QLN Conference Center, 1938 Avenida Del Oro, Oceanside 92056. Parking is limited, so please carpool if you can. Doors open 9am. Guest fee for the meeting is $10. The speaker will be Kathryn Pellman - A Fashionista's Journey - art quilts whimsical to traditional…storytelling that took me from fashion design to traditional and hand-

the program has remained unfunded in the State Budget. With the improving economy and state revenues beating proposed estimates by over $2 billion for next year, now is the time to fund workforce programs. Since national data from 2015 shows a return on workforce investment of $1.71 for every dollar invested, it will be money well spent.

Over 20% of California’s population lives below the poverty level. By creating an expanding pool of skilled, well-paid workers, we’ll move people up the workforce ladder and off public assistance, expand our economy, increase tax revenues and most importantly, get people out of poverty. Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.

pieced miniatures to cartoon quilts to fashionistas and everything that influenced me and happened along the way. At her work shop on April 13th at Quilt in a Day, you will make a whimsical postcard using fusible applique and conversational prints to design, outfit and accessorize your own fashionistas using free cutting and free motion quilting. Finished Project: A collection of 3" x 4" postcards suitable for framing. http://www.kathrynpellman.com. Visit elcaminoquilters.com or email info@elcaminoquilters.com for more information.

Senior Anglers Welcome Outdoors Writer Ernie Cowan - Local outdoor writer Ernie Cowan will be the guest speaker for the April 13th meeting of the Senior Anglers of Escondido. Among other publications, Cowen is the field reporter for Western Outdoor News, covering the annual Eastern Sierra trout opener for years. As an accomplished desert photographer, Cowen will talk about this year’s spring flora and fauna that can be found in the Anza-Borrego Desert. Cowan will also share his expectations for the April 28 eastern Sierra trout opener – Highway 395 from Bishop to Bridgeport. The club’s meetings are held the second Friday of each month, open to all anglers age 50 and above, at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave., Escondido, 92025. Meetings start at 9:30am. Members of the club enjoy local surf and freshwater fishing, summer saltwater charters, RV camping, and community service to help kids go fishing. Visit http://senioranglersofescondido.net/ for more information. DAR Meeting is April 14th - The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, April 14, at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. Following a 9:30am breakfast buffet and the opening ritual, members will hear from chapter member Marianne Waldrop about the research and interviews that she has done on the eleven

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money amount real slow. “Gave a pickaninny a dime. Took her down to the culvert and did a job on her. Won’t get a stiffy for a week.” He laughs and lopes off.

I cross the bridge. Sittin’ on a stump, like a red fox waitin' for a fat rabbit, is Granny Krebs. Everone knows her. She’s a widder woman who comes and goes like chokeberries in the spring and sleet in the winter. She reads tea leaves and brags she can forecast weather and divine the future. It’s the first I’ve seen of her since the night our shanty burned down. “‘Member me?" I nod.

Folks say Granny carries a haunt, that if she comes at calfin' time, you'll have a calf born with two heads, or mebbe dead. If you have chicken and dumplin’s for supper and she's at your table, you'll burn diseased chickens within the week. "I seen ya with them darkies," she cackles. "They don't mind ugly, I reckon." She draws on her pipe. "It's a miracle of the Lord Jesus Christ yer alive."

Grover Cleveland leans over. “I'm gonna tell ya was in Dark Town.” Ida Mae asks, “Grover, where's your turtle?” She snorts. “I'll bet. Ask me, a black family’s eatin’ turtle soup for supper.” •••• The music of Hop and Harry Gaither swirls in my mind. I hope someday to play tunes that’ll make folks be happy. That’s my dream, though I don’t have a instrument, nor ever a way to sing. Still, Pap said a feller could hope. That’s what I’ll do. I’ll hope and hope and hope and forget Granny Krebs' is comin’ for her due and my momma’s gonna cause trouble and travail. •••• About the Author: R. L. “Pete” Peterson served as a Marine Embassy Guard as well as serving as an advertising and public relations executive. He is an accomplished essayist and has written for a number of newspapers throughout the nation. This is his second cover story for The Paper and he has another scheduled for April 19th.

"Seen yer momma lately?"

"Ya may recollect I come by yer cabin the night ‘fore it burned. Yer cupboard were bare as flint rock. Come back the next mornin’ with a mess of squirrel stew an’ grits. Yer cabin were jist ashes and rusty nails. What I seen made chills run up my spine." Her pale blue eyes find my face. “Jist so ya know. Yer Mam’s alive. She started that fire sure as a skunk's black.” Granny blows pipe smoke.

“Boy, ya owe me. I given yer Pap and baby sister Christian burials. Where yer Mam is, I ain't rightly sure. Travail and heartache follows her every footstep.” She kinda giggles. “I’ll come for my due, when the time’s right. Pay up. Hear."

Then, like a spider web in the wind, she disappears into the trees. I’m too skeered to follow and light out for the wagon. •••• Ridin’ home, I figure Grover’ll brag about how he sold his turtle and the money he got, but he dangles his feet off the back of the wagon, silent as a minnow in a pond. I'm taken aback. Then, it comes to me. If he says he got four bits for his turtle, Ryman’ll make him give two bits to his sisters. That ain’t Grover’s way.

I lay back agin the sideboard. The wagon sways in a nice way. The only sounds are mule's hooves on soft dirt with evenin’ comin’ on. My eyes grow heavy.

Miss Ethel voice pulls me awake. “Had us a grand time even if Hiram Pettis showed his red ass. What’d you call him, Ryman? ‘A bird brain?’” We all laugh. She goes quiet.

by Tom Morrow

“Turned it loose in the crick.”

I nod.

I shake no. Mam ain’t been ‘round since the fire.

Historically Speaking

R. L. “Pete” Peterson

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the editor and publisher.

He is very proud of his heritage as a member of the Kumeyaay Indian Nation; he speaks and writes German fluently, is a veteran of the US Navy, and prides himself on his ability to research subjects and then write brilliant stories based on that research.

America’s Man of Steel

Our third mogul of the six who built America was steel industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (pronounced Car-Nay-Kee), a ScottishAmerican born Nov. 25, 1835.

Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and is often identified as one of the richest people in the world. In 1901, when he sold out $490 million, Carnegie surpassed John D. Rockefeller in wealth. Carnegie started work as a telegrapher, and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges, and oil derricks. He built Pittsburgh's Carnegie Steel Company (today known as U.S. Steel). Carnegie devoted the remainder of his life to large-scale philanthropy, with special emphasis building more than 3,000 libraries, promoting world peace, education, and scientific research. One of Carnegie’s two great innovations was in the cheap and efficient mass production of steel by adopting and adapting the Bessemer process for steel making.

Carnegie’s second road to wealth was in his vertical integration of all suppliers of raw materials. In the late 1880s, Carnegie Steel was the largest manufacturer in the world of pig iron, steel railroad rails with a capacity to produce approximately 2,000 tons of pig metal per day. In 1889, Carnegie was one of more than 50 members of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, which has been blamed for the now-infamous Johnstown (Pennsylvania) Flood that killed 2,209 people when 20 million tons of water came pounding down from the South Fork Dam.

Friedrich Gomez

Matthew Fabritius, one of our newer and younger writers, has a story next week that is most topical. It deals with Russians and their spy network. He attended Cal State San Marcos, majoring in Business Management.

He has traveled to Mexico, Germany, England and France. He went to Germany for an internshiip where he furthered his education in the language and culture. He reads, writes, and speaks German fluently. He specialized in German and Russian history.

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The South Fork Dam was 72 feet high and 931 feet long. Between 1881 when the club was opened, and 1889, the dam frequently sprang leaks and was patched, mostly with mud and straw.

Although Carnegie’s Cambria Iron and Steel's facilities were heavily damaged by the flood, they returned to full production within a year. After the flood, Carnegie built Johnstown a new library to replace the one destroyed in the flood. In 1892, the Homestead Strike was a bloody labor confrontation lasting 143 days in 1892, one of the most serious in U.S. history. The conflict was centered on Carnegie Steel's

main plant and grew out of a dispute between the National Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers and the Carnegie Steel Company.

After a recent increase in profits by 60 percent, the company refused to raise workers' pay by more than 30 percent. When some of the workers demanded the full 60 percent, Chairman Henry Clay Frick locked out the union. Workers considered the stoppage a "lockout" by management, not a "strike" by workers. Frick brought in thousands of strikebreakers to work the steel mills, along with 300 Pinkerton agents from New York City and Chicago to safeguard them. On July 6, a fight broke out in which 10 men -- seven strikers and three Pinkertons, -- were killed and hundreds were injured. Pennsylvania Gov. Robert Pattison ordered two brigades of state militia to the strike site. Afterwards, the company successfully resumed operations with nonunion immigrant employees in place of the Homestead plant workers, and Carnegie returned to the United States. However, Carnegie's reputation was permanently damaged by the Homestead events.

In 1901, Andrew Carnegie sold all of his holding to financier J.P. Morgan. To that date, the buyout was the largest such industrial takeover in United States history. The holdings were incorporated in the United States Steel Corporation, a trust organized by Morgan. Carnegie’s steel enterprises were bought out at a dollar figure equivalent to 12 times their annual earnings -- $480 million (in 2017, $14.1 billion). Carnegie's final share of this amounted to $225,.6 million ($6.64 billion in 2017 money.)

Among his many philanthropic efforts, the establishment of more than 3,000 public libraries throughout the United States, Britain, Canada and other English-speaking countries was especially prominent. The first Carnegie library opened in 1883 in Dunfermline, Scotland, his birthplace.

Carnegie died on Aug. 11, 1919, at his estate in Lenox, Mass. From his vast fortune, Carnegie gave away $350.6 million of the $490 million he had from the sale of U.S. Steel. That amounts to $76.9 billion in today’s money. Carnegie is buried in Sleepy Hollow, only a few yards away from union organizer Samuel Gompers, another important figure of industry during the Gilded Age. NEXT WEEK: J. Pierpont Morgan


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Matthew Fabritius

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women who became generals in the United States Marine Corps. Waldrop is a retired USMC Lt. Colonel and did this research as her doctoral thesis. The DAR is open to any female who can prove direct lineage from a patriot who aided the colonists in some way in the fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit http://santamargarita.californiadar.org.

Home Firearm Safety/Basic Handgun Class - A monthly 3-hour familiarization

and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already owns, a handgun. Due to the longer daylight days of summer, the classes are being moved to Sunday afternoons. The next class is offered Sunday, April 15, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford, 16525 Guejito Road and Lake Wohlford Road. Participants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammunition are provided for the class but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun if they already own one. Cost for the class is $60.00. To register for the class, call Jack @ 760-746-2868.

NARFE Meeting is April 19th – The National Active and Retired Employees Association (NARFE) is hosting Valerie Fisher, Activities Coordinator of the Carlsbad Senior Center, at the monthly chapter meeting from 2pm-3pm on Thursday, April 19th at the Oceanside Senior Center, 455 Country Club Lane. Ms. Fisher will speak on the various enriching classes and activities held at the Carlsbad Senior Centers. Light refreshments will be provided. NARFE will hold a business meeting from 1:30-2pm. The meeting is free and open to the public. NARFE is a non-profit organization that works for the interest of all Federal employees, retirees and their families. Visit narfechapter706.org.

San Elijo Hills Women’s Fair is April 28th - Make plans now to join friends, neighbors, and members of the surrounding communities on Saturday, April 28, for the 3rd Annual Women’s Fair, hosted by the San Elijo Hills Women’s Club. This free family event, which will be held from 10am-2pm in the San Elijo Hills Town Center, 1277 San Elijo Road South, San Marcos, has something for everyone—fitness and yoga classes; an on-trend fashion show; abundant opportunities for purchasing Mother’s Day, teacher appreciation, and other special gifts; active games, crafts, food trucks, and face painting for the kids; and a convenient way to explore services and programs available within the community, including summer camps. For additional information, please visit www.sehwc.weebly.com. If interested in participating in this year’s event as a vendor, please email SEHWCwomensfair@gmail.com. Visit www.sehwe.weebly.com for information about the club.

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Fallbrook Chorale’s Spring Roundup Fundraiser is April 28th - The Fallbrook Chorale extends an invitation to you to attend their second annual Spring Roundup fundraiser to be held at the Lazy Creek Ranch in Fallbrook (private address, disclosed at purchase) on April 28, from 2-6pm. The great “vittles” on the menu that are included with your ticket purchase are: grilled-on-site BBQ Dinner by award-winning Phil’s Barbecue, dessert by luscious Cravory Cookies, complimentary water & soda, as well as wine & beer supplied by Wiens Winery for purchase (one alcoholic beverage included with ticket). Entertainment will include a “Cowboy Concert” by the Fallbrook Chorale, in addition to the Slacker Hill String Band. Take a ride on an antique train, enjoy hundreds of unique collectibles: the Car Barn, filled with fully restored vintage cars; the Wagon Barn, with a wide range of antique wagons; the old mining shack; the upside down cabin, just to name a few. Bring your camera for tons of photo-ops - Spring in the country among the live oaks and antiques. Come casual, break out your favorite western duds. Children should be 13 or older to attend. Tickets must be purchased in advance. They can either be purchased from any Chorale member with a check or cash, or on-line with a credit card or PayPal account. To purchase tickets on-line, visit our website: fallbrookchorale.org, and click on the link that says “donate or purchase tickets.” Bring your e-mail confirmation to will-call to collect your ticket for entry on the day of the event.

Thank you in advance for your support of our treasured local asset, the Fallbrook Chorale. We look forward to seeing you there! For questions, call our Spring Roundup Chairperson, Mary Ann Ellis at (760) 994-9718. The Fallbrook Chorale is a Non-Profit entity bringing choral music to Fallbrook and surrounding communities.

“Cowboy Jack” Concert in Carlsbad - On Sunday, April 29th from 7pm-10pm, Cowboy Jack will perform at the Witch Creek Winery, 2906 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad 92008, phone 760.720.7499. Cowboy Jack performs solo; singing vintage country music with acoustic guitar and harmonica, covering Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and more. ‘Cowboy Jack’ Johnson is the lead singer from The Hank Show, Band In Black and a singing cowboy from Rawhide Ranch in Bonsall, CA. ww.hankshow.com; https://www.facebook.com/events/2004761756509721/. Email hankshow@cox.net or cell phone 760.521.5007. EAA 2018 Visual Arts Scholarship Winners - The Escondido Art Association presented their 2018 Scholarship awards at an Awards Ceremony and Reception held at the Artists Gallery on March 10th. Awards were presented to outstanding young artists as follows: First Place ($500) Eugina Palen, San Pasqual H.S.; 2nd Place ($300) Sophia Mittman, Classical Academy H.S.; 3rd Place ($200) Cynthia Olmsted, Escondido H.S. Winners were also awarded free two-year memberships in the EAA.

Judging the competition this year were Marcella Martin and Robert Grant, both long-standing members of the EAA, who made their selections from among five participating Escondido high schools. Award money to fund the Visual Arts Scholarship Program was provided once again through the generous sponsorship of Dan Forster and Heather Moe of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Grand Avenue, Escondido. All student artwork submitted for the competition will be on exhibit at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, through the month of March. We invite members of the community to stop by and view the amazing artwork presented by our budding young artists.

“Bugs and Butterflies” at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens on March 10th Keeping with the theme of the “Bugs, Birds, and Butterflies Children’s Garden,” the March 10 Kids in the Garden class was an amazing opportunity to learn about and even handle bugs. Leaving the drizzle outside, the Girl Scouts of Troop 2158 and AVBG family members learned about what makes a bug a bug – actually an insect. They identified body parts and how many legs an insect has, and classified which animals are insects. Have you watched green fruit beetle larvae scoot along on their backs? They dig down into the soil backwards! Most kids like handling quick little rolypolys, but they learned that the L-R, front row -- Cynthia Olmsted, 3rd Place; Sophia Mittman, correct names for 2nd Place; Eugina Palen, 1st Place; back row -- Dan Forster, them are sowbugs Design Moe Kitchen & Bath; Byron Marler, EAA President; and pillbugs. Heather Moe, Design Moe K & B These are not

insects since they have 7 pair of legs, but they are bugs that we find in our compost. Using recycled materials, pipe cleaners, and markers, the kids then created their own unique bugs: praying mantis, caterpillars, and butterflies. They also took home their choice from a collection of butterflies made from soda bottles. Braving the diminishing drizzle, the kids explored the Gardens searching for more bugs. Ants were found under rocks, and an earwig scurried away when exposed. Bees were visiting the rosemary. Under the direction of Farmer Jones, the Girl Scouts did a little community service by clearing away some unwanted volunteer sprouts, earning their Bug Badge after their fun day at the Gardens. The next event for children at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens will be the April 21 (Saturday) Earth Day Festival from 10am to 3pm. This FREE event will include children’s nature activities, painting Earth Day Rocks!, music, vendors, with BBQ lunch and plants for sale. Details on altavistabotanicalgardens.org.

The Kids in the Garden class will be offered next on June 9 from 10am to noon. Kids can create their own Veggie Critters using vegetables and fruits and their imaginations. Pre-registration with Farmer Jones required. Field trips at the Gardens with Farmer Jones are available – email to set up your date farmerjonesavbg@gmail.com. Do you have items for the Social Butterfly? If so, simply email them to: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net

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

Council Member, Represents District 3

Social Media Workshop for Parents

Navigating social media issues can be complex for young people who use platforms like Instagram, snapchat, twitter and Facebook. It can be tough for parents too because we don’t always understand the tech talk of our children. In a highly changing environment, new risks to our kids are constantly evolving and as par-

ents we need to keep up. There are privacy issues, cyber-bullying, personal safety concerns and regrettable or misinterpreted posts that have lasting negative impacts. To help explain current trends and issues to parents, the Escondido Union High School District is hosting a special Social Media Parent Information Night. This workshop style training will help teach parents about social media

risks and how to help our kids be safe in a social media world. The event is free and open to all Escondido district families.

Make time to attend the training on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. It will be held at the Escondido Union High School District Office located at 302 N. Midway Dr., Escondido, in training room #5.

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Simba is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 1 year old, 33 pound, Shepherd mix.

Simba is still a puppy with plenty of energy. His new family will want to continue training to help him become the best dog he can be. Simba was transferred from a crowded shelter in Louisiana on a Wings of Rescue flight through the FOCAS program. The $145 adoption fee for Simba includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.

Terry, a 4-year-old Domestic Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound mix, is a sweet boy hoping for a loving home to call his own. Terry is looking for a special family to help draw out his potential. He is a little nervous when meeting new people and would love a family that will help him learn new skills and gain confidence so he can be a fun loving companion. He also gets along well with other dogs. His adoption fee includes his neuter, permanent microchip identification, current vaccinations, 30 days worry free insurance from Trupanion Insurance and a certificate for a free veterinary exam! Terry is currently living in a foster home. To arrange to meet him and learn more about making him part of your family, please call (619) 2997012.

Pastor Richard Huls (Retired) “After Death, What?”

The last two articles I wrote for The Paper dealt with death, not the most comforting or inspirational subject. While there is a new boldness to write about it, most would rather either ignore the subject or not discuss it, even though it is one reality we all will face. This being the Easter season, it is a perfect time to discuss it. Living, of course, is more fun. But after we live, then what? What happens next? Some say, “Nothing.” When this life is over, it is done – nothing follows. We simply return to the earth immediately in cremation or a slow decay in a casket. Yet, there is in most human beings a belief that there is more. Historically, there have been many

ideas about an after life – departed spirits that go somewhere, or reincarnated in some other form of life. These beliefs have been around for eons of time. Then an event occurred about 2,000 years ago that purports to change the way many believe about what happens after death. It is best illustrated in the story of Lazarus, recorded in the Gospel of John, who died leaving his two sisters, Mary and Martha, in sorrow. They had a friend whose name was Jesus. Jesus had been around about thirty three years and many held out the hope he would change things for the better, especially for the Jews. He does exactly that with a claim for his dead friend, Lazarus. He tells the sisters that their brother will rise again. Then he calls Lazarus from the tomb. This was the break with death – a resurrection from the dead. This is the hope of Easter – a new life perfected in a resurrected body likened, after the body of Jesus, whom the Scriptures claim arose from the dead on Easter Sunday. This is an amazing story, but one that has held out a hope for millions of people who believe it. In times of doubt, stress, pain and need of inspiration, call Dial-aPrayer 24 hrs. a day. (760 746 6611)


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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 Skate park hours reminder

Skate park hours at Hollandia Park, 12 Mission Hills Court, will be sunrise to sunset.

Park was designed in 2006 based on feedback from local skaters and members of the city’s Youth Commission.

With 63-miles of trails, 36 parks, 11 recreational facilities, two community The new skate park hours are intended to pools and hundreds of classes, sports improve the recreation experience for all programs, camps and activities offered Hollandia Park visitors while minimizing year-round, San Marcos offers something non-compliant behaviors taking place for everyone. after dark. To learn more about San Marcos parks Offering more than 7,000 square feet of and facilities, visit www.sanskate space, the skate park at Hollandia marcos.net/parks.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed

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

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friends and live together in peace for the rest of our days."

The man replied, "I agree with you completely. This must be a sign from God!"

The woman continued, "And look at this, here's another miracle. My car is completely demolished, but my bottle of 75 year old scotch didn't break. Surely God meant for us to drink this vintage delicacy and celebrate our good fortune." Then she handed the bottle to the man. The man nodded his head in agreement, opened it, drank half the bottle and then handed it back to the woman. The woman took the bottle, immediately put the cap back on, and handed it back to the man. The man asks, "Aren't you having any?" She replies, "Nah. I think I'll just wait for the police." Adam ate the apple, too! Men will never learn! First Words

My son crawled for the first time while I was away on exercises. I also missed Harry's first steps and was afraid an upcoming course would cause me to miss his first words. Each day, I called home and asked if he had spoken yet. The answer was always "no" until my wife said Harry had something to say to me. "Daddy, daddy," I heard over the phone, and glowed with pride. My wife came back on the line and said, "You should come home as soon as possible." "Why?" I asked.

"Harry was speaking to the dog."

The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about their squirrel infestation. After much prayer

and consideration, they concluded the squirrels were predestined to be there and they shouldn't interfere with God's divine will.

At the Baptist church the squirrels had taken an interest in the baptistery. The deacons met and decided to put a water-slide on the baptistery and let the squirrels drown themselves. The squirrels liked the slide and, unfortunately, knew instinctively how to swim so twice as many squirrels showed up the following week.

The Lutheran church decided that they were not in a position to harm any of God's creatures. So, they humanely trapped their squirrels and set them free near the Baptist Church. Two weeks later the squirrels were back when the Baptists took down the water-slide. But the Catholic church came up with a very creative strategy! They baptized all the squirrels and made them members of the church. Now they only see them at Christmas and Easter. Not much was heard from the Jewish synagogue; they took the first squirrel and circumcised him. They haven't seen a squirrel since. Seenager

I JUST discovered my age group!

I am a Seenager (Senior teenager). I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50-60 years later. I don't have to go to school or work. I get an allowance every month.

I have my own ipad.

I don't have a curfew.

I have a driver's license and my own car.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Parks Make Vista Better!

P a r k s , recreational areas and open space are valuable features which make Vista so special and I truly believe that spending recreational time outdoors has a positive impact on the community. Parks make life better for us and our recreation programs are an essential community service. There’s no better place to get people outdoors then in a green space, on a trail, in a ball field, or at the park. We have made great strides in investing in healthier and active lifestyle options for Vista residents over the past few years by spending over $10 million on new playground equipment, updating park restrooms, improving

lighting, and adding the two new skate parks.

This year we are continuing our investment by finalizing the design improvements for Bub Williamson Park and hopefully begin working on the improvements by the year’s end. We recently completed our Pala Vista community workshops to help prioritize the types of amenities residents want included in the park designs. I’m excited that this future park will enhance an important entry way into our city and will also provide a neighborhood area for the community to gather. Please check online at CityofVista.com for more information.

Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss

Master Plan, Parks & Recreation

On February 27, 2018, the City of Oceanside held its first public workshop for the update of the Master Plan of Parks and Recreation. This successful workshop had an attendance of approximately 40 Oceanside residents. Residents provided their thoughts on positive park assets as well as needed improvements to the park system in Oceanside.

City staff have been visiting parks and taking a closer look at the current park inventory and citing the assets and deficiencies brought up at the first workshop. A survey has been created which will be first implemented at the Sunset Market on Thursday, March 22. In addition to this broad survey, a statistically valid sur-

I have an ID that gets me into bars and the wine store. I like the wine store best.

The people I hang around with are not scared of getting pregnant, they aren't scared of anything, they have been blessed to live this long, why be scared? And I don't have acne.

Life is Good! Also, you will feel much more intelligent after reading this, if you are a Seenager. Brains of older people are slow because they know so much.

People do not decline mentally with age; it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information in their brains.

Scientists believe this also makes you hard of hearing as it puts pressure on your inner ear.

Also, older people often go to another room to get something and when they get there, they stand there wondering what they came for. It is NOT a mem-

vey will be conducted via mail on a random basis later in the Spring. The second public workshop is scheduled for March 27, 2018, at the Country Club Senior Center located at 455 Country Club Lane in Oceanside from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This workshop will be an open-house forum, so attendees can join anytime between 6:008:00 pm. Information stations demonstrating the results of the previous workshop as well as the results of the park inventory and current conditions will be staffed by the consultant group KTU+A. A webpage for the Master Plan Update http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/gov/ns/park s/parksmasterplan.asp. Information is also available from the Parks and Recreation Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/202277 3131324351/.

ory problem; it is nature's way of making older people do more exercise. Quotes About Money

The only reason a great many American families don't own an elephant is that they have never been offered an elephant for a dollar down and easy weekly payments. - Mad Magazine

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. - Frank Hubbard There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one. - Jack Yelton I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money. - Pablo Picasso

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does. - Jane Austen The rule is not to talk about money

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The Paper • Page 12 • March 29, 2018 World” San Diego County.

With mostly senior occupied homes in eighteen “manufactured home” parks, several large senior living facilities and the aging Lake San Marcos community, San Marcos is also the “Senior Citizen Capital” of North County.

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A few decades back San Marcos was the stoplight between Vista and Escondido and best known for poultry farms, Mulberry trees and storage units. Today, with 100,000 citizens, the 355th largest city in America is famous for higher education, breweries and senior citizens, a great step forward. Palomar College, Cal State San Marcos and a half dozen smaller colleges and Universities anoint San Marcos “education capital” of San Diego County. San Marcos with ten craft breweries is an important stop along highway 78, AKA “Hop Hiway,” the congested main artery of the “Craft Brew Capital of the

Obituary

Walter (Wally) Butts 1933-2018

That means that businesses have a much higher percentage of senior customers than our neighboring communities. So are seniors any different than younger patrons? We’re not sure about the other businesses but over the years we’ve found that in our business there are some important differences. First of all you can’t make broad generalizations about seniors as a group. There is as much diversity in the old as in the young. If you were likable, kind and intelligent in your youth you probably still are. If you were a butthead when you were young you are likely to be a cranky old coot in your dotage. That said, there are some general characteristics related to the times we grew up in that do affect the way many of us behave.

Survived by his wife, of 57 years, Jennie (Knittle) also from Pottsville, Pa., Son, David and wife, Jennifer, of Littleton, Colorado and Daughter Debra of Murrieta, CA. Five grandchildren, Katie, Mitchell, Morgan, Grant, and Mason. Brothers and Sistersin-laws Dot and Harry Knittle and Jeannette and Bob Knittle from Lake Wynona, PA.

we are “losing it” and becoming obsolete. It can shake your self confidence when you see your nine year old grandkid easily using technology that you don’t even comprehend. It’s true that a lot of what we learned in our first fifty years is worthless in today’s world but that doesn’t we can’t adapt contemporary technology to meet our specific needs. All we need is a little help.

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Our hearing and vision is not be as acute, we don’t move quite as fast and we really don’t like change. For many, rapidly changing technology has created a feeling that

So if you are a senior or know one who wants to “keep on truckin” with computing and communication technology and needs some help keeping up or catching up, we’re here for you at The Computer factory.

The neighborhoods, towns and farms where we grew up were close knit and friendly. We worked, shopped and lived among people we knew. Long standing relationships were the rule. Younger generations experienced more urbanized environments where working shopping and living among strangers is more common. In seniors experience, owner operated independent merchants and

Predeceased by parents, Harold and Cecile Butts and Brother Harold, also of Pottsville.

Wally graduated from Pottsville High school Class of 1951, and then served in the US Air Force 19531957. He moved to California in 1958, was joined by and married his soul mate, Jennie, in 1960. He was employed by Equifax, as an Insurance Investigator for over 19 years and then owned and operated Bartolo’s Deli in Escondido, CA., for over 19 years.

Born July 5th, 1933, in Pottsville, Pa. Passed, March 2nd, 2018, in Escondido, CA.

business’ built their businesses and customer loyalty by serving their customers well. We seniors tend to expect the people who sell us products and services to be interested enough in us to try to help us make good buying decisions. So when we have problems we tend to seek out smaller owner operated businesses. Mass merchandisers are a great source for inexpensive, commodity products, but when you need help figuring out what product or service best fits your needs, corporate service organizations and commissioned sales personnel typically favor their own agenda over yours.

Wally was an avid and active member of the International Toastmasters Club of Escondido for well over 40 years.

Final arrangements are managed by the Research for Life Organization. A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 7th, 2018, at 11:00 AM at: The Calvary Assembly Church 950 East Ohio Street Escondido, CA. 92025

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with people who have much more or much less than you. - Katherine Whitehorn

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night. - Marian Wright Edelman A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost A penny saved is a penny earned. Benjamin Franklin

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. - Norman Vincent Peale Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. - Samuel Butler

He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. - Eleanor Roosevelt If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy. - Proverb

Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. - Jim Rohn Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. - Bo Derek NINE WORDS WOMEN USE...

(1) Fine : This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. (2) Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house. (3) Nothing : This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine. (4) Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!

(5) Loud Sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to # 3

for the meaning of nothing.)

(6) That's Okay: This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man. That's okay means she wants to think long and hard before deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake.

(7) Thanks : A woman is thanking you, do not question, or faint. Just say you're welcome. (I want to add in a clause here - This is true, unless she says 'Thanks a lot' - that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. DO NOT say 'you're welcome'.. That will bring on a 'whatever'). (8) Whatever : Is a woman's way of saying...Go to Hell...

(9) Don't worry about it, I got it : Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a man asking 'What's wrong?' For the woman's response refer to # 3. * Send this to the men you know, to warn them about arguments they can avoid if they remember the terminology. * Send this to all the women you know to give them a good laugh, cause they know it's true!

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Day bed - queen bed - dining room set - couch - 3-piece entertainment center, LazyBoy Recliner - Swivel recliner - Trail of Tears picture - and much more. Call: 760.630.7379 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9003227 The name of the business: Lotus Moon Market, located at 264 Vista Village Dr. #A, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by Sylvia Camagong 808 Maryland Dr. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/05/18 /s/ Sylvia Camagong Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/05/18 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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#2018-9006029 The name of the business: Blade 1936, located at 401 Seagaze Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by Coffee Fusion LLC 3681 Camino De Las Lomas Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 3/05/18 /s/ Joseph Martinez, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/05/18 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018

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#2018-9007153 The name of the business: KCKZ LLC, KCKZ Properties, located at 1929 Calle Sinaloa, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by KCKZ LLC 1929 Calle Sinaloa Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 2/1/18 /s/ Zarina Jackson, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/14/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006019

The name of the business: O’Bryant Locksmith, located at 1214 Rocky Point Way, Escondido, CA., 92026. This business is registered by James Terry O’Bryant 1214 Rocky Point Way Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ James Terry O’Bryant Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/05/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2018-9007315 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: AAA Elite Spa, located at 1450 W. Mission Rd. #3, San Marcos, CA. 92069. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 3/02/2016 and assigned File no. 2016-005999, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Elite Spa Group 1450 W. Mission Rd., #E San Marcos, CA. 92069 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). crime). /s/ Ying Ying Xu, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/15/2018. 3/29, 4/05, 4/12 and 4/19/2018


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#2018-9007592 The name of the business: Crystal Clear Supply & Pools, LLC, Crystal clear Pools, located at 419 S. Las Posas Road, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by Crystal Clear Supply & Pools LLC 419 S. Las Posas Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Company. First day of business: 1/01/2011 /s/ Darla Michelle Christian, Vice President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/20/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9008118 The name of the business: 101 Cafe, located at 631 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by Cesar Galvez 631 S. Coast Hwy Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/23/2018 /s/ Cesar Galvez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/23/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005401 The name of the business: Juniper Building, located at 839 Rose Drive, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by Gilberte Facl Sanchez III 839 Rose Drive Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Gilberte Facl Sanchez III Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018

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#2018-9007068 The name of the business: ABS Integrated Health and Fitness, located at 345 W. El Norte Parkway, #138, Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is registered by Gerald Daniel and Linda Kathleen Love 345 W. El Norte Parkway, #138 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: n/a /s/ Gerald Daniel Love Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/13/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9007467 The name of the business: Fusu Ice Cream and Taiyaki, located at 410 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by Anastacio Delgado 245 Calle Del Sol Vista, CA. 92083 Ian Trigo 4427 Ave. Del Grado Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business: n/a /s/ Brooke Elyse Petrek Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/19/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9007366 The name of the business: Bespoke Bridal Studio, located at 754 Marigold Way, San Marcos, CA 92078. This business is registered by Brooke Elyse Petrek 754 Marigold Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/01/2018 /s/ Brooke Elyse Petrek Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/16/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018

NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN

DIEGO COUNTY ON 9/12/2013 and assigned File no.

2013-026399, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S):

Lisa S. and David G. Hubler 1415 Aracadia Ave.

I declare that all information in this statement is true and cor-

rect. (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). crime).

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#2018-9006587 The name of the business: All 4 U Service LLC, ProHandyman, located at 2318 Catalina Cr. Apt 294, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by All 4 u service LLC 2318 Catalina Cr. apt 294 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 3/8/18 /s/ Valentin Levitsky, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/08/18 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/05/2018

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: The Doggie Spa, locatded at 1415

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Medical Supplies/Pharmacy

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#2018-9007232 The name of the business: Smarter Shirts, located at 6529 Camino Del Parque Carlsbad, CA. 92011.22 This business is registered by Michael Dean Hjartnaes 6529 Camino del Parque Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Michael Dean Hjartnaes Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/15/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9007231

The name of the business: Agape Canseling, located

at 6529 Camino Del Parque Carlsbad, CA. 92011.22

This business is registered by

MChristine GraceHjartnaes

6529 Camino del Parque

Carlsbad, CA. 92011

This business is conducted by an individual.

First day of business: n/a

/s/ Christine Grace Hjartnaes

Filed

with

Ernest

J.

Dronenburg

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on

3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018

Jr.,

County

3/15/2018

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006089 The name of the business: Regal Lights Restored, A.R.C., located at 364 Pico Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Alvaro R. Calumpit 364 Pico ave. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Alvaro R. Calumpit Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/05/2018 3/22, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9007634 The name of the business: Sweet July LLC dba Top of the Bagel, located at 2540 El Camino Real, Suite # E, Carlsbad, CA., 92008 This business is registered by Sweet July, LLC 2540 El Camino Real, Suite E Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 4/01/2018 /s/ Nitin Saharin, Member Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/20/2018 3/22, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006787 The name of the business: Oceanside Dental Excellence, located at 3762 Mission Avenue Suite 104, Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by Dankworth Dental Corp 3762 Mission Avenue, Suite #104 Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by a coporation. First day of business: n/a /s/ Kim C. Dankworth, Secretary Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/09/2018 3/22, 3/22, 3/29 and 4/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005937 The name of the business: Triune Mentors, located at 201 Woodland Parkway, #139, San Maros, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by James Steven Napoleon 201 Woodland Parkway, #139 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 10/01/2017 /s/ James Steven Napoleon Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)

The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at the San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069; at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Project No: P15-0068: General Plan Amendment GPA 15005/Specific Plan SP15009/Tentative Subdivision Map TSM15-007/Grading Variance GV15-002/Conditional Use Permit CUP15-008/Site Development Plan SDP16002/Environmental Impact Report EIR16-001 Applicant: ColRich California LLC Request: Approval of a General Plan Amendment (GPA15-005) to amend the project site’s designation in the Land Use and Community Design Element from “Specific Plan Area/Residential (89 lots)/OS/P” to “Murai Specific Plan Area/Open Space” and to remove the designation and description in the Park, Recreation and Community Health Element of the General Plan of a public park on the project site; a Specific Plan (SP 15009) to establish development standards specific to the project site and to guide orderly development; the Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM 15-007) for 89 single-family residential lots, access/ private street lots, open space lots, trails, and private park lots; a Grading Variance (GV15-002) to allow manufactured slopes in excess of 20 feet in height without benching within the project area; a Conditional Use Permit (CUP 15-008) to allow for the temporary use of a rock crusher during grading operations; and a Site Development Plan (SDP16-002) to address the design of residential units and plotting of floor plans and elevations within the subdivision. Environmental Determination: An Environmental Impact Report (EIR16-001; State Clearinghouse No. 2016091054) was prepared and circulated for public comment from September 26, 2017 to November 10, 2017 pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Location of Property: The project site is located west of the northern terminus of Las Posas Road, more particularly described as Portions of Section 34, Township 11 South and Section 3 and Section 4, Township 12 south, all in range 3 west, San Bernardino Meridian, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 184-241-03-00, 218-011-10-00, 217-050-36-00, and 217-05038-00. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed project to the City Council by a 6-1 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Saima Qureshy, AICP, Principal Planner, by calling 760-7441050 ext. 3222, or via e-mail squreshy@san-marcos.net NOTICE: The hearing before the City Council is a de novo hearing and any correspondence submitted to the Planning Commission that you wish presented to the City Council must be resubmitted for the Council’s consideration. Contact the City Clerk for resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for/or against the project. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you

require accommodation to participate in a public hearing or any other city program, service, or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, or call (760) 744-1050, Extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 03/29/18. NOTICE OF INTENDED DECISION (Administrative)

The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed project and does intend to approve the Director’s Permit DP 17-0037 (CUP96-320(09R)) on April 9, 2018. Project No.: D P 1 7 0037 (formerly CUP96320(09R)) Applicant: Pacific Manufactured Homes Request: A Director’s Permit renewal to allow the continued operation of a manufactured home sales facility at an already developed site in the Commercial (C) zone in the Business and Industrial District. Environmental Determination: Categorically Exempt (EX 18012) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing facility with no expansion. Location of Property: 145 S. Bent Avenue, more particularly described as Portion of Lot 3, Block 79, of Map No. 806, Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, CA. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 219-180-37-00, 219-180-54-00, 219-180-5500, and 219-180-56-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Associate Planner Sean del Solar, AICP, by calling 760744-1050 extension 3223, or via email sdelsolar@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for non-residents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on April 19, 2018). The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-744-1050, extension 3233 or sgallegos@san-marcos.net. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos CA 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD 3/29/18 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005806 The name of the business: A.S.A.P. Wood Repair, located at 412 Palmac St. San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by Loy De Lorca 412 Palmac St. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Loy De Lorca Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9007431 The name of the business: Prestige Movers Callifornia, located at 1065 Armorlite Dr., #209, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Roger Blunt 1065 Armorlite Dr. #209 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Roger Blunt Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/16/2018 3/22, 3/29m 4/05 & 4/12/2018

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005404

The name of the business: North County Pro Painting, located at 6903 Quail Pl. Apt A, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by David Surain Dhillon 6903 Quail Pl. Apt A. Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/7/2005 /s/ David Surain Dhillon Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005405

The name of the business: My Parent’s Home Assistant Living Residence, My Parent’s Home, located at 443 Blueberry Circle, Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by Kathy Yvette Terry 443 Blueberry Circle Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Kathy Yvette Terry Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004662 The name of the business: Homegrown Garden Supply, LLC, located at 841 Rancheros Dr., Suite B, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by Homegrown Garden Supply, LLC 841 Rancheros Dr., Suite B San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 2/8/2018 /s/ Robert Cade Gine, Manager Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004932 The name of the business: Branded Goods, located at 829 Ballow Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by Larry Craig Yarchever 829 Ballow Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/21/2018 /s/ Larry Craig Yarchever Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/22/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005956 The name of the business: Credible Mobile Notary, located at 477 Rancho Vista Rd. Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by Deborah Lynn Vanover 477 Rancho Vista Rd. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Deborah Lynn Vanover Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/02/2018 3/08, 3/15, 3/22 & 3/29/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006556 The name of the business: Food by Chef Ty, located at 233 W.San Marcos Blvd., #36, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Tynelius Goodson 233 W. San Marcos Blvd. #36 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/8/18 /s/ Tynelius Goodson Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/08/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004701 The name of the business: U LOVE US/ULOVEMO/ULOVEME, located at 6435 Olea Ln. #301, Carlsbad, CA. 92011. This business is registered by Eric L. Daniels 6435 Olea Ln. #301 Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 11/15/17 /s/ Eric L. Daniels Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/21/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF KEVIN GREEN Case No. 37-2018-00007891 PR-PW-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Kevin Green. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Brigid Hopple in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1100 Union St., San Diego, Ca., 92101, Central Probate Division. The Petition for Probate requests that Brigid Hopple be appointed as personal representatives to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 4/26/2018 Time: 1:30 p.m . Dept: 503 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statues and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petioner: Harvey M. Payne III (SBN 175523) 10085 Carroll Canyon Road, Ste 210 San Diego, CA. 92101 858.271.1900 3/22, 3/29 & 4/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005050 The name of the business: Skilled Hands Mobile Technology Repair, located at 971 Borden rd., Spce 15, san Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Stephen James Johnson 1132 N. Melrose Drive Vista, CA. 92083 Joshua Scott Talltree 971 borden Rd. Spc 15 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business: 2/23/2005 /s/ Stephen James Johnson Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2018 3/22, 3/29. 4/05 & 4/12/2018

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#2018-9005750 The name of the business: Prestige Custom Cabinets, located at 3205 Production Ave., #E, Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is registered by Hiroshi Sugano Mathys 3362 Jibsail St., Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/25/2005 /s/ Hiroshi Sugano Mathys Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006105 The name of the business: Coastal Auto, located at 1948 Don Lee Pl., Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by Brian Andrew Gillen 605 Hygeia Ave. Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Brian Andrew Gillen Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/05/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00045710-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Silvia Zacarias filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Irma Leticia Gonzalez Montejo to Proposed name Irma Leticia Zacarias Montejo. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: May 15,2018, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 3/13/2018. /s/Sim Von Kalinowski, Judge of the Superior Court 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018

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#2018-9004690 The name of the business: Cyclebar San Elijo Hills, located at 1646 San Elijo Rd., Suite 101, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by K&K Fit4Life, Inc. 1720 Weatherwood Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: n/a /s/ Keith Weier, Vice President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9004694 The name of the business: LeverageRX Mortgage, located at 100 E San Marcos Blvd., Ste 413, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by Alterra Group, LLC 350 S. Rampart Blvd, Ste 310 Las Vegas, Nevada 89145 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: n/a /s/ Ben Slaoyton, Executive Vice President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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#2018-9006409 The name of the business: REIG Renovations, located at 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Suite F, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by REIG Companies, Inc 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Suie F San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 1/1/2012 /s/ Patrick Clark, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/07/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005747 The name of the business: Natty Z, located at 5300 Los Robles Dr., Carlsbad CA. 92008. This business is registered by Natalie Michelle Zlomek 5300 Los Robles Dr. Carlsbad, Ca 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/01/2018 /s/ Natalie Michelle Zloomek Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005389 The name of the business: Nobium Concrete, located at 1689 Felicita Ct., Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by Jose Reyes 1689 Felicita Ct. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 12/3/2000 /s/ Jose Reyes Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2018-00010897-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Tommy Nguyen filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Tommy Nguyen to Proposed name Tommy Alexander. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: April 24, 2018, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 3/05/2018. /s/Robert Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9005777 The name of the business: Coastal Nails, located at 1992 Hacienda Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by Jimmy H. and Thomas T. Truong 1641 Borden Rd. B12 Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 3/1/18 /s/ Jimmy H. Truong Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2018 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 & 4/5/2018

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#2018-9006702 The name of the business: Dialedin Solutions, located at 225 W. El Norte Pkway, Apt 143, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by John Henry Fortson 225 W. El Norte Pkway, Apt 143 Escondido, Ca 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 2/26/2018 /s/ John Henry Fortson Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/09/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006642 The name of the business: Exclusive In Home Care, located at 574 Echo Lane, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by Benito Encabo 574 echo Lane San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 3/8/2018 /s/ Benito Encabo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/08/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2018-9006732 The name of the business: R4K Construction, located at 1622 Calle Bienvenido, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by Ruben and Kamey Louise Carrillo 1622 calle Bienvenido Vista, Ca 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 3/8/2018 /s/ Benito Encabo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/09/2018 3/22, 3/29, 4/05 & 4/12/2018


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