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Volume 51 - No. 13

by lyle e davis

All of North San Diego County will be totally surprised when Escondido Mayor Paul “Mac” McNamara holds a Press Conference today, Thursday, April 1st, at 12 noon, at which time he will make a startling announcement.

The Paper has learned exclusively that Mayor Mac will announce that he has put together a coalition of financial heavy hitters that will contribute to the surpise of the year and arrange for the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, to be completely dismantled, shipped to San Diego, then trucked to Escondido where it will be reconstructed and occupy the space that the long discussed and very controversial proposed Minor League Baseball Stadium was to have been built.

Mayor Mac told us in a private interview that he has been working on this operation for the past year. “The site for the earlier proposed baseball stadium was is an ideal location for this - bringing the Eiffel Tower to Escondido. This will draw tourists from all over the world and will greatly benefit not only Escondido but all North County cities as they will enjoy the overflow crowds, the attention, and, frankly, the dollars they bring to the hard hit market.”

The Eiffel Tower Comes to Escondido! April 01, 2021

Mayor Paul ‘Mac” McNamara, who brokered the deal to bring the Eiffel Tower to Escondido Below and right, a view of the Eiffel Tower Escondido once reconstructed

Asked who was behind the operations, Mayor Mac fairly gushed: “We have heavy duty people involved in this. I’ve been meeting with them for over a year. Internationally known names, Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft, Warren Buffett, one of the world’s richest men and one of the most astute investors around. Dick Cavett, is in; actors Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks and Tom Cruise are all in.

We’ll have a complete list of investor/financial backers at the press conference today, April 1st, at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.”

Asked if he had consulted other North County cities, The Paper - 760.747.7119

website:www.thecommunitypaper.com

email: thepaper@cox.net

Two Billionaires Who Agreed to Fund The Eiffel Tower Escondido: above, Bill Gates, below, Warren Buffett

Mayor Mac acknowledged he had. “Mayor Rebecca Jones of San Marcos, Mayor Esther Sanchez of Oceanside, Mayor Matt Hall of Carlsbad, and Mayor Judy Ritter of

Vista, all are supportive of the plan!

We’ve already laid the groundwork for acquisition of the land; the survey of land supposedly intended for the ball

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The Paper

Eiffel Tower/Escondido Cont. from Page 1

park was actually intended for the Eiffel Tower all along. It was all a big ruse. Plus, the Escondido taxpayer will pay absoutely nothing for this world class monument. The $100 million needed to purchase, dismantle, ship, and reconstruct the Eiffel Tower is all being paid for by the Investor Group, headed by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Ticket sales of $25 per adult, $15 per minor, will all go to the Investor Group until the $100 million is repaid, together with 12% return on investment. After that, the city of Escondido will split the revenue 50/50 with the Investor Group. I just couldn’t be happier!”

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Mike Morasco:

The Paper spoke with other Council Members:

Consuelo Martinez: You gotta give it to Mac; he’s always working on

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

Fairy tales are harmful to children because they are not factually true to life. For example, in “The Princess and the Frog,” the frog says, ‘A wicked witch enchanted me. Kiss me and I will turn back into a prince.’ So the girl picks up the frog and she kisses him. And then nothing happens. And you know why?

Because there’s no such thing as wicked witches and enchanted princes. It’s just a plain talking frog. •••• When I was a kid we didn’t have to say, “don’t try this at home!,” because we weren’t complete morons back then. •••• An American tourist asks an Irish fisherman: "Why do Scuba Divers always fall backwards off their boats into the water?" To which the Irishman replies: "Sure if they

Tina Enscoe: “I just can’t express how happy I am to hear this news and to share it with not only Escondido taxpayers but all of North San Diego County. Particularly after the lockdowns caused by covid19 this is just what our economy needs. Thanks to Mayor Mac for pulling this all together!”

some project. I think this is a tremendous idea. Can you imagine how many tourists will come to North County, to Escondido, to see the Eiffel Tower? Can you imagine the French Restaurants that will locate here? The bistros, the antique shops, the super chic designer shops? I think Escondido is on its way, economically.”

“What I like about Mac’s idea is it offers a project that all of North County will embrace; further, think of the jobs such a move will bring with it. Not only the contstruction crews that will reconstruct the tower, but all the new businesses and their employees . . . all the high tech industry with their highly paid staffs that will want to move into the area . . . I’m excited about seeing the economy rebound so quickly.” fell forwards they'd still be in the boat!" •••• Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Mark Twain •••• Sometimes I wonder if the world is run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeiles who really mean it. Mark Twain •••• 7 NFL PLAYERS FATHERED 68 KIDS WITH 52 DIFFERENT WOMEN. MAYBE THE KNEE ISN'T THE PROBLEM. •••• At any given moment the urge to sing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is just a whim away. A whim away, a whim away, a whim away . . . •••• After all the eating I’ve done this past year I’m pleased to report my sandals still fit. •••• After getting frustrated with the owners of a shoe store this blonde babe angrily said, “Fine! I’ll just go catch my own alligator and get a pair of alligator shoes for free!” The shopkeeper replied, with a sly smile, “well, little lady, why don’t you just go try.” The blonde headed bimbo headed off to the swamp, determined to catch an alligator. Later in the day, the shopkeeper, while driving

Joe Garcia: “I’m the new kid on the block but I can’t help but be impressed by the enormity of this project that Mac has put together. I’ll do all I can to facilitate it . . . and you can bet I’ll be bringing my family, my relatives, my neighbors and friends, to take a tour of the Eiffel Tower . . right here in Escondido. Think of it!”

home, spotted the blonde waist deep in the swamp water, shotgun in hand.

He saw a huge 9-foot gator swimming rapidly toward her. With quick reflexes she shot and killed the gator and quickly pulled it up on the slippery bank.

Nearby were seven alligators, all dead, belly up, on the bank. The shopkeeper watched in amazement as the blonde pulled the gator up on the bank. “Crap!” she said, “this one is barefoot too!” •••• My grandma used to say when you spank a kid on the butt you are just forcing the brains up to where they need to go. •••• Lady Gaga's birthday is Sunday. I sent her a box of Omaha Steaks thinking she could make an outfit out of them. •••• This lady just told me she has free books for sale. Whatever that means. •••• If my flights of fancy annoy you, don't let the magical talking door hit you on the way out. •••• Republicans in congress refuse to work with Democrats. In other news, horoscopes are made-up and pie is delicious. •••• Shot my first turkey yesterday! Scared the hell outta everyone in the frozen food section.

Mayor Rebecca Jones: “We’re proud to be neighbors of Escondido and Mayor Mac; this was a true visionary at work and with our enormous selection of fine dining at the San Marcos Restaurant Row, naturally we are looking forward to satisfying the palates of hundreds of thousands of tourists that will be coming to North Count to enjoy the Eiffel Tower Escondido.” Eiffel Tower/Escondido Cont. on Page 3

Remember: Don't make old People mad.

We don't like being old in the first place, so it doesn't take much to piss us off. •••• I urgently needed a few days off work, but I knew the boss would not allow me to take leave. I thought that maybe if I acted "Crazy" then he would tell me to take a few days off. So, I hung upside-down on the ceiling and made funny noises. My co-worker (who's blonde) asked me what I was doing.

I told her that I was pretending to be a light bulb, So, that the Boss might think I was "Crazy" and give me a few days off. A few minutes later the Boss came into the office and asked, "What in the name of good GOD are you doing?" I told him I was a light bulb.

He said, "You are clearly stressed out. Go home and recuperate for a couple of days."

I jumped down and walked out of the office... When my co-worker (the blonde) followed me, the Boss asked her, "... And where do you think you're going?!"

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Social Butterfly

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by many as the museum has evolved into a significant tourist attraction since opening in 2003. A policy of free admission to all will be retained.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:

thesocialbutterfly@cox.net

NCA Bird Club April Meeting North County Aviculturists, a club for pet bird owners and breeders, presents Adrianne Mock, Take Your Parrot to Court: Navigating Regulations and Laws Affecting Our Animals. The meeting will be on Zoom on Saturday, April 3rd at 4:00pm for the business meeting and 4:30pm for the regular meeting. This meeting is available to members at no cost, but if you would like to attend, please go to www.ncabirdclub.com or send an email to infor@ncabirdclub.com for instructions.

History Museum Reopening With Limits - The Valley Center History Museum, which has been closed for the past year due to the pandemic, has announced a limited reopening plan effective April 1. The news should be well received

Eiffel Tower/Escondido Cont. from Page 2

Dick Cavett: “While I spend most of my time in New York City, I shall make it a point to come visit my money in Escondido. Most of it, you see, will have been invested in that quaint little tower you have . . Eiffel, is it?”

Matt Damon: “I’ve been busy helping to re-hab New Orleans from all the flooding. . . so I know a bit about how big this project is and how much support it needs, both financial as well

The museum will initially admit qualified researchers, teachers, and students preparing term papers who have made an advance reservation. Related groups of six or fewer also will be permitted to enter, again with prior approval. Safety standards, including the wearing of appropriate face coverings and social distancing will be required.

In advance of the partial reopening, the museum building has been cleaned and sanitized. At the time it was shut down 12 months ago, the museum had welcomed thousands of visitors from every state and more than 50 foreign lands. A guest book where visitors voluntarily signed their name and offered a comment counted more than 45,000 names as of March 2020. To make a reservation for a permitted individual or group, call (760) 749-2993 or send an email to museum@vchistory.org. A non-profit,

as moral and popular support. Mac could count me in from the first day we met. It’s a class project.”

Warren Buffett: “I always analyze things from a business perspective. At $25 a ticket for adults and $15 for minors, and with hundreds of thousands of tourists flocking to North San Diego County and the new Mecca for tourists, Escondido, it won’t take long to recover our initial investment, our return on investment, and a healthy profit over and above ROI to boot.”

the Valley Center History Museum is an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff. It is located at 29200 Cole Grade Road. A web site displaying permanent exhibitions is at vchistory.org.

Honor A Physician this Doctors' Day - Although National Doctors' Day falls on March 30th, I know that appreciation for our selfless and compassionate doctors goes way beyond one day. You might be looking for a way to honor a physician for their service and care. Palomar Health's Commemorative Brick Campaign is a special, longlasting way to do just that. You will be leaving a legacy of gratitude while supporting the completion of the Physician Quarters and Conference Center of the Future. For a limited time, bricks are available in the 8" x 8" and 4" x 8" sizes. I invite you to reserve a brick in honor or in memory of a doctor who has made a difference in your life or that of a loved one. Your personalized brick will be placed in the courtyard of the center, opening at Palomar Medical Center Escondido in 2021. Our physicians are very grateful to receive your recognition, even if you don't wish to reserve a brick at this time. Simply contact Alex Arana, Manager of Philanthropy Annual Giving, Palomar Health Foundation; 760.739.2961 to honor the doctor you wish to recognize along with a small gift. P.S. I am proud to have already reserved my special brick, and I look forward to helping you

in; I just want the franchise to construct a Margaritaville Restaurant and Lounge nearby. I’ve been assured that is a done deal, so count me in.”

with yours! Please reach out to me for any assistance.

April Fun for Kids and Teens @ Escondido Public Library - Each month the Escondido Public Library plans many different activities for kids and teens -- to numerous to list here. There are Día de los niños, Día de los libros - Day of the Child, Day of the Book; Virtual Author Chat Series weekly for all ages; E-Resources available at the Library; all resources are free and can be accessed through your computer or mobile device; Tumblebooks are animated picture books. Libby is a digital library of ebooks and eaudiobooks. Hoopla is a digital media service with movies, tv shows, ebooks, and eaudiobooks. ComicsPlus features comics and graphic novels with unlimited, simultaneous access.

Storytime for all ages; Virtual Inclusive Art Club for all ages; storytimes for ages birth to 5 years; Craft Kits available on select Mondays; Crafts for Babies, Kids, and Tweens. Visit the library or call the Youth Services Desk, 760-8395456 - Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. R.E.A.D. Book Club on Zoom, April 16th, at 3:30pm; Ages 9 to 12: Craft kit now included! Visit the library or place the book on hold at 760-839-5456, Monday-Saturday

Social Butterfly Cont. on Page 6

and Warren Buffet have each agreed to fund $30 million each. That provides for $100 million to facilitate the project. Sales of business rights to vendors and major stores are anticipated to generate another $15 million, the funds of which will be used both for operational costs as well as maintenance costs.

It is estimated that a minimum of 500 jobs will be generated in the immediate area of the Eiffel Tower Escondido, and countless other jobs generated by attracting travel and tourism related businesses to greater North San Diego County. Jimmy Buffett

Tom Cruise: “Man, I just think this is so cool!”

Jimmy Buffet: “When I first heard about it from Mayor Mac I said, ‘I’m

Bill Gates: “Well, we’ve been involved with donating millions of dollars around the world to help out on social issues. This, however, is not so much a donation as it is an investment. We see The Eiffel Tower, Escondido, as a rock solid investment with hundreds of thousands of tourists coming to Escondido every year. North San Diego County is in for a real bonanza, and we’re delighted to be part of it.” Each of the investors have agreed to invest a minimum of $10 million dollars, Bill Gates

Tom Hanks: “I just recently heard about this and insisted that my business manager get me involved. If I’m

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Local News

The Paper

Arrest Made in Fatal Traffic Colllission

On 02-12-21, a white Ford Explorer driven by a 13 year-old girl and her juvenile companion fled from the police after a traffic stop. The girl lost control of her vehicle while making a left turn from eastbound Mission Ave to northbound Ash St. The Explorer slid into the bushes killing two men who were sleeping next to a block wall. The driver was quickly detained by officers after running away from the scene. The two men were identified as Mateo Salvador (33) and Sofio Sotelo Torres (51). Since the tragic event took place, traffic investigators have been working diligently to locate and process evidence, finalize statements from involved parties and witnesses, and attempt to re-create the circumstances surrounding the crash. During this time, our investigators have been in communication with the Juvenile Branch of the San Diego County District Attorney’s office on the filing of all possible charges. Investigators prepared an affidavit for an arrest warrant for the 13-year-old driver and the warrant was issued by the court. On 03-25-21, Escondido Police investigators took the driver into custody on the arrest warrant. She was later booked into Juvenile Hall on 2 counts of PC 192(c)(1) Vehicular Manslaughter, and 1 count each of CVC 2800.3 Evading Police Causing Injury or Death,

Man About Town

Recent events have given me pause to reflect a bit on my own situation and perhaps to take a few minutes to acknowledge an important area of my life . . . and to do so before I check out of this world. That important area is . . Evelyn.

I cannot for the life of me figure out why she is so good to me, but she sure is. I've gotten kinda spoiled, thanks to her.

I've said many times that I'm alive today only because of Evelyn. When we first became a couple I ate too much, and the wrong kind of foods; drank too much . . . two, three glasses of wine of an evening . . . and I had all kinds of tummy problems. I was a mess. I didn't know at the time that I was a diabetic. Even before I learned that, Evelyn had begun turning my life around. For the better.

Evelyn changed my diet. She and I seldom drink. At most, a glass of wine or

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CVC 20001(a) Felony Hit and Run, and CVC 20001(b)(2) Hit and Run Causing Death or Serious Injury. State law protects the identity of juvenile offenders and her name is not being released by the Escondido Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding crash is encouraged to contact Officer Adan Martinez at 760-8394465 or via our tip line listed below. Please follow the police department via Facebook at www.facebook.com/EscondidoPoli ce and Twitter and Instagram (@EscondidoPolice). Text EscondidoPD to 888777 for community alerts from Nixle. To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our “Anonymous Tip Line” at (760) 743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. Oceanside Police Make Arrest for Murder, Child Endangerment

On November 15, 2020, at approximately 6:58 a.m., Officers from the Oceanside Police Department responded to a radio call to cover the Oceanside Fire Department for a newborn baby who was not breathing in a residence in the 300 block of Canyonside Way. Officers and Paramedics arrived on scene and began providing CPR to the a glass of beer. She seldom drinks even that. She pampered me . . . still does. When we first became a couple it was breakfast in bed . . . she still brings my breakfast to me . . . but it's usually in my office . . . where I practically always hang out. She washes my clothes, irons them, stows them away, tries to teach me to pick up after myself (probably a lost cause . . -. but I might be learning. Slowly.) The tummy problems are gone . . . I'm as healthy as an older diabetic can be . . . (though she watches me like a mother hen, reminding me I ought not to be eating this or that . . . but she doesn't push it. She knows I'm a big boy and can make my own decisions. Dumb as they might be).

She's also a strong woman. I remember when I accompanied her to the doctor and he confirmed to her she had breast cancer. She let out a brief, very brief, cry . . . and then choked back her tears and met the challenge head on. She went through two lumpectomies, and radiation, and now, after about 21 years, it's clear that she has beaten breast cancer. Never once did I hear her complain. I remember also several occasions when something in the home had gone wrong. She just met those problems head on as well. No nonsense. Let's just deal with it and get it done.

I'm not the easiest guy to live with. I'm a bull-headed, stubborn Norwegian with a temper. I've managed to pretty much learn to control my temper. But I'm still bull headed and stubborn. That probably will never go away. It's why Norwegians became Vikings. I try to figure out why Evelyn puts up with me and takes such good care of

April 1st, 2021

newborn baby. The newborn baby was subsequently transported to a local area hospital and later pronounced deceased.

Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department Crimes of Violence Unit responded and began conducting a follow-up investigation into this incident. Based on the information received from the follow-up investigation and the autopsy results; the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office was consulted and it was determined that charges of Murder and Child Endangerment should be brought against the mother of the child, Kelsey Carpenter (31 year old Oceanside Resident). On March 23, 2021 Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department Crimes of Violence Unit arrested Carpenter and booked her in the Vista Detention Facility on the aforementioned charges.

This is still an active investigation and no further details are being released at this time. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident, are encouraged to either contact Oceanside Police Detective Ryan Malone at (760) 435-4537 or the Anonymous Tip Line at (760) 435-4730.

me. Not sure what she sees in me that warrants this much care and attention. But I get it. Plenty of effort, dedication, care and comfort. When I've been sick, she's been right there, by my side. Kidney stones, gall bladder, shingles . . . you name it . . . she's been there. If I come down with a cold she fusses about me and ensures I always have a hot cup of tea or cup of soup available. She would have made a fantastic nurse.

She not only looks after me but she does great things for her community. She was, for many years, a very active member of our Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club, two-time president, Distinguished Lieutenant Governor, always attending meetings and conferences (which bore me to tears) and always first in line to volunteer; she was the president of the Escondido Women's Club, very active in her sorority, and she's a big ol' softie when it comes to puppies and cats (we have four cats and two puppies). Besides all of this she writers her weekly column, keeps the books for The Paper, keeps the office neatly organized (except for my desk, which she avoids like the plague it is) answers the phone (I always prefer her to handle problem calls. She has more patience than me. She handled a call yesterday, dealing with a guy whose credit card kept getting declined. She called him to get the issue resolved, he gave her a lot of static. She kept her cool and was Ms. Congeniality and Madame Diplomat. I would have blown my top and probably called the guy every name in the book. (Remember that Norwegian temper?) She handled it like a pro. Which she is. Together, we seem to make a pretty nice couple. We both have a comfort-

Letters to the Editor Another Winner for Friedrich!

Escondido's home-grown publication, The Paper, has once again shamed the big league newspapers by FINALLY printing BOTH sides of a controversial debate that is consuming our United States today: Cancel Culture. At stake is our country, our values, our liberty, our freedom of speech, and everything else that goes along with making us human beings to the core. Your cover story "The Battle for the Soul of America" written by your writer Friedrich Gomez and published 3/25/21 was a major newspaper 'scoop' with exclusive

Letters to the Editor Cont. on Page 10

able stature within the business, professional and social community. We're both well known and respected and have connections with important people in town. They seem to admire and respect us as much as we admire and respect them.

People have told us we are an attractive couple. (Though most mornings, when we are both at our vanities, brushing our teeth, combing our hair, I tell her . . . 'I'm gonna be prettier than you today." To which she casually replies . . . "Good.") We laugh a lot in our home. She makes me laugh. I make her laugh. The puppies, in particular, keep us both in stitches.

I know she sometimes get frustrated with me . . . seldom do I get frustrated with her. I appreciate her . . . but probably don't tell her often enough, or show her often enough, how much I appreciate her. We Vikings are so often busily engaged in planning our next raid that we sometimes forget to stop and tell our special lady how important she is to us. I'm a rather lucky fella. I've always had some special women in my life, all of whom have treated me kindly . . . but Evelyn is number 1. There's just no one like her. So here's to you, kiddo. If I keel over tomorrow . . . it's been a great ride and you made my life worth living. It's been a great 25 years.

I don't tell you often enough . . . but you are very, very special to me. Thanks for everything you are and do.

Love you. (Written several years ago but still valid!)


The Paper

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not too late, if the project is not oversubscribed, you can count me in. I think it’s a great idea!”

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PROBLEM SOLVED BY CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT

How do you get Acura to honor its powertrain warranty? What's wrong with Robin Hogue's Acura TLX? And why won't Acura cover her warranty repairs?

Q: Two years ago, I bought a 2018 Acura TLX from an Acura dealership located in northwestern Indiana. Unfortunately, since purchasing this vehicle, I have encountered a couple of mechanical issues. The most recent is a sudden break of a connecting rod.

The French Cultural Minister, Monsieur Charles Clouseau de Toqueville, said: “Naturally, we hate to see a great French institution, the international symbol of French culture, leave our shores. But Mayor Mac is very persuasive. We know this beautiful tower will spread the story of France even more, coming to America. In the space where the Eiffel Tower has been for all these years, we will be building a huge athletic stadium which will host international tennis matches, international soccer tournaments . . . a wonderful arena for athletic endeavors. We have been in negotiations with The Moorad Group, who were introduced to us by Mayor Mac. They are giving us an opportunity to invest $80 milllion of our money in a stadium in the heart of France, which they will manage for us and not charge us one centime in management fees, and they tell us this stadium will bring us hundreds of thousands of tourists to France. We are happy to invest in the Moorad Group and their vision for an even greater France! Vive la France! Vive la Moorad Group in France!” Special Editor’s Note:

Mayor Paul “Mac” McNamara, the rest of the Escondido City Council, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, Matt Damon, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, and Dick Cavett, will all assemble at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, for the press press conference at 12 noon, today, Thursday, April 1st. Please mark your daily calender and your “to do” list. Important. Remember today’s date. It’s April 1st, 2021. Mayors Jones, Sanchez, Hall, and Ritter, representing all of the North County cities will attend as well. No reservations are necessary and there is a free lunch as well as a dancing show put on by the world famous dancers from Folies Bergere.

It happened while I was driving to the airport. I heard a loud sound and discovered that the RPMs had fallen to zero and that the car was rapidly losing acceleration.

I was towed to my dealership. A representative said Acura would cover my repairs under my warranty. The dealership gave me a loaner car. But a few days later, the dealership called and reversed its position. They said it would cost $10,222 to repair the vehicle. A representative told me to immediately return the loaner vehicle because Acura would stop paying for it. I did. I'm now left with a monthly payment on an undrivable Acura, with a valid powertrain warranty. The repairs that were once guaranteed are now my responsibility. Is there anything you can do? -- Robin Hogue, Chesterton, Ind. A: What a mess. Acura should have honored your warranty and repaired your car. Instead, it looks like it had no idea what to do and then left you holding a bag of bolts.

Your pre-owned Acura came with a limited powertrain warranty of seven years or 100,000 miles. But there were some critical exclusions, all of which it spells out in its <a href="https://www.acura.com/content/pdf/9075-acpvwarrantybooklet_final_5.25.11.pdf>warranty booklet</a>. I see that you appealed your case to the dealership and directly <a href="https://www.elliott.org/company-contacts/honda/">to the manufacturer</a>, with limited success. They insisted that your damage wasn't covered under the warranty. But why?

I contacted Acura to find out. The company claims the damage was caused by what it termed "misuse/abuse." And it turns out there's an exclusion for that in your warranty. ("Additional limitations include, but are not limited to, circumstances such as misuse, abuse, noncompliance with warranty policies, lack of proper maintenance and acts of Nature.") I don't know how you can abuse an Acura until you break a connecting rod in the engine. I'm a consumer advocate, not an automotive

reporter.

Acura says you took your case to nonbinding arbitration, which found in its favor. Unfortunately, the only option you have now is to take Acura to court. If you were driving the car normally before it broke, you should have no problem winning.

Christopher Elliott is the chief advocacy officer for Elliott Advocacy. Email him at chris@elliott.org or get help with any consumer problem by contacting him at http://www.elliott.org/help © 2021 Christopher Elliott.

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER BY CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT

Help! Lufthansa canceled our tickets but kept our money

When Lufthansa cancels part of Po Yee Fan's flight from San Francisco to Tirana, Albania, she tries to get a refund for the new ticket. Why won't the airline help her? Q: Before the pandemic, my husband, my two friends, and I, were supposed to join a Gate 1 tour in Albania. Gate 1 booked us a Lufthansa flight, which consisted of three legs from San Francisco to Tirana via Amsterdam and Frankfurt. When we checked in at the gate in Amsterdam for the flight to Frankfurt, a Lufthansa representative told us that our reservation had been canceled. The agent at the boarding gate didn't give us a reason for the cancellation. We had to buy a new ticket to get to Tirana.

a replacement flight and fighting for any refund. Instead, you were getting bounced between two airlines and a tour operator -- and getting nowhere.

I list the names, numbers and email addresses of all the executive contacts at <a href="https://www.elliott.org/company-contacts/gate-1-travel/">Gate 1</a>, <a href="https://www.elliott.org/company-contacts/unitedairlines/">United Airlines</a> and <a href="https://www.elliott.org/company-contacts/lufthansaairlines/">Lufthansa</a>.

I probably would have started with Gate 1, since it booked the flights. Since your flights were on Lufthansa, my second stop would have been the German carrier.

It looks like your daughter tried to keep everything in writing, which is helpful. But there's also a time to get on the phone, and that time was when you were in Amsterdam and didn't have a ticket to continue to Frankfurt. I would have exhausted every possibility, including calling Gate 1, Lufthansa and United before buying a new ticket. Getting money from an airline is almost impossible. But not entirely impossible. I contacted all three on your behalf. After several weeks, United sent you a refund for the new flight. Christopher Elliott's latest book is “How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler” (National Geographic). Get help by contacting him at http://www.elliott.org/help © 2021 Christopher Elliott.

When we returned, we sent an email to Lufthansa, requesting a refund for the ticket we had to buy. Lufthansa denied our request. It also rejected our appeal. Can you help us get a refund of the $1,605 we had to pay for the new tickets? -- Po Yee Fan, Oakland, Calif.

A: If Lufthansa canceled the flight, it should refund your ticket. But did Lufthansa cancel your flight?

Your daughter contacted Lufthansa on your behalf. The airline said its records show that while the flight operated on schedule, United Airlines canceled your reservation. (United is a code-share partner with Lufthansa Star Alliance.) You asked United Airlines for help, but it deferred to Lufthansa. It also noted that you and your husband were "no shows" for your flight to Tirana. That's not possible since you were traveling as a group, and your two friends boarded the plane as scheduled. If you're a "no show" for a flight, then the airline automatically cancels the rest of your flights. This is not the way it's supposed to work. Gate 1 should have taken ownership of this problem, finding

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9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Read The Explorer's Code by Allison K. Hymas then join the Zoom chat. Please contact kristine.mirate@escondidolibrary.o rg for Zoom meeting information.

KidsTeam CA Design Session on Zoom - Wednesday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. | Ages 7-12; Escondido Public Library and California State University San Marcos Center for Research and Engagement in STEM Education Collaboration. Join students from California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) to participate in a STEM design challenge where you address a realworld problem while learning how to use a technology too: This is a free event. For registration, visit: www.escondidolibrary.org/kids Grub Book Club on Zoom; April 30 at 3:30 p.m. I Ages 13-18; R e g i s t e r : www.escondidolibrary.org/grubbookclub: We are reading Dear Martin by Nic Stone. Register to attend book club and then stop by the library to pick up a free copy of the book. Read it and then join the Zoom chat using the link provided. One attendee will win a $25 foodrelated gift card. Teen Book Giveaway | Ages 13-18: Select Tuesdays on Instagram: Check out our Instagram page to enter to win a teen book/prize.

Did you miss one of our AMAZING events or storytimes? Do not worry! Find us on YouTube to enjoy the recordings. @EscondidoLibrary

Tickets on Sale Now for the Green Business EXPO - Celebrate Earth Day at the Carlsbad Chamber's Green Business Expo on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad. We are thrilled to invite you to our First IN PERSON event since last year, the 2021 Green Business EXPO. Organized by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s Green Business Committee in partnership with The Flower Fields, the Expo is the ultimate celebration of the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day in North County. The event will showcase the area's businesses that make the Carlsbad – San Diego region one of the most sustainable areas in the world.

Learn about green business practices you can implement in your own businesses and at home, and how it pays to be green, while enjoying the beautiful sight of 50acres of ranunculus flowers during PEAK BLOOM! This event is open to the public with a $10 donation to benefit The Flower Fields Foundation which provides educational programs for children in our community. Check out our exhibitors and BUY TICKETS TODAY! Important notice: Due to Covid-19, tickets will be sold ONLINE ONLY until noon on the same day of the event. No excep-

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tions. Pleasse review the COVID19 Safety Measures at the Flower Fields, which will be enforced during your visit.

You're Invited to a Community Town Hall with Dr. Gary Weitzman - You're invited to join in the upcoming Community Town Hall on Tuesday, April 13, from 56pm - a special virtual event and discussion with Dr. Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of San Diego Humane Society. Get an inside look at our accomplishments and highlights over the past year, as well as what the future holds for the Humane Society. When you register, you will have the opportunity to submit questions that may be addresse3d during the event. Space is limited - RSVP today! To register by phone, call 619.243.3493. Your link to access the event will be provided upon registration, and technical support will be available the day of the event.

Save the Date, April 17th - Shop local on Saturday, April 17th, at the Downtown Oceanside Makers Market at Pier View Way and North Tremont Street and in Artist Alley Oceanside. From 10am to 3pm, shop handcrafted and artisanal goods from area makers and Downtown Oceanside businesses outside in Downtown Lot 35, the location of the Sunset Market Main Stage, and Artist Alley while enjoying live music. Come Downtown to support local businesses and makers. Operating under the County Health guidelines, this free event will be no-touch, outdoors and socially distanced with hand sanitizer stations. Face coverings will be mandatory for all makers and shoppers. Deadline for makers to apply to participate is Sunday, April 4. The Downtown Oceanside Makers Market is a new free event created by MainStreet Oceanside to encourage our community to safely support our Downtown small businesses and area makers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information, check the website at www.mainstreetoceanside.com/ma kersmarket or call

Carlsbad Resident Joins Board at SD Women's Foundation - The San Diego Women's Foundation welcomed a new board member, Krishna Kabra; a Carlsbad area resident and currently the Executive Director at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum, whose mission is to inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation. She recently joined the world of nonprofit after 22 years of experience in the corporate world. She holds a deep passion for early childhood STREAM, entrepreneurship and understands what it takes to sustainably grow an organization towards an inspiring vision. "Adding nonprofit voices to our board was an important step in ensuring that our decision-making and grants are in touch with the

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AG Day in California

This year California observed AG Day on March 22nd; a day we celebrate our state's unique contributions to the nation’s food supply. It’s also an opportunity for me to remind legislators from north of the Tehachapi Mountains that our region helps make California the country’s leading agricultural state. Agriculture is a major contributor to our economy. According to the 2019 Crop Report, California’s agricultural output generated $50 billion, with exports totaling $21.7 billion. Top commodities for export included almonds, pistachios, walnuts, dairy and dairy products, and of course, wine. Our local contributions to this bounty are huge. In Riverside County, more than 200,000 acres are devoted to agriculture, producing about 120 different commodities including vegetables, flowers, milk and eggs. Nursery stock, milk and table grapes are the top three producers, each valued at over $100 million. Temecula Valley winegrowers are recognized around the nation. Don’t forget avocados, many grown in De Luz, just west of Temecula. Avocados rank 10th in total production value for Riverside County.

San Diego County’s agriculture, much of it centered in the 75th Assembly District, is extremely diverse, including nursery crops, citrus, avocados and our growing wine industry. According to the San Diego County Farm Bureau, our agricultural production ranks 19th out of over 3,000 counties nationwide. We’re first for nursery crops and avocados (producing 40% of California’s crop), second in acres of guavas, pomegranates, limes and macadamias, fifth in lemons, ninth in strawberries, tenth in egg laying hens. We also rank first nationally in part-time farmers and second in farms operated by women.

Since agriculture is so vital to our state and regional economies, I joined the Bipartisan Rural Caucus, a group of legislators working to achieve consensus on issues facing California’s rural/agricultural areas. Some asked why an Assemblywoman from Southern California wanted to join. Obviously, they didn’t know much about the 75th Assembly District! Assembly Republican 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.

5th District Supervisor

Jim Desmond

Helping Those at the Convention Center

Over the last couple weeks, we’ve started to see heartbreaking photos coming from our southern border. Families and unaccompanied minors, shoulder to shoulder, stuck in limbo hoping to get to the United States. This crisis hit home last Tuesday, as it was announced that the San Diego County Convention Center would temporarily house over a thousand unaccompanied minors, seeking asylum in the United States. Over the past few months, the crisis at the border has been worsened by new policies at the federal level. Nonetheless, it is heartbreaking to see the new images circulating, especially for the unaccompanied children. While I’m supportive of helping those in need, the County of San Diego, once again, is forced to step up and put a band-aid on a much more severe problem and the federal government needs to find a solution.

I will closely monitor to make sure the federal government covers all costs associated with these efforts. This should not come at the expense of local San Diego County tax dollars. It’s also a priority that these

efforts don’t take away from COVID-19 response vaccination and healthcare efforts for our region. And, I will advocate strongly for protection of the safety and health of San Diegans from the influx of people crossing the border. I am very concerned for the public health of greater San Diego, by allowing thousands into our region during a pandemic. We still have too many San Diegans unemployed and a large homeless population that needs our help. We need to stay focused on the region’s pressing issues, and not get sidetracked dealing with the failings of the federal government.

To contact

North County Office – by appointment only 325 S. Melrose Ave., Suite 5200 Vista, CA 92081 Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Website: www.supervisorjimdesmond.c om Email: Jim.Desmond@sdcounty.ca.g ov


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needs in our community,” said SDWF Executive Director, Stephanie Cook. She added, new members will bring incredible experience and fresh perspectives to our board, and we are thrilled to have them on our leadership team.”

We've Got Some Great News! The San Diego Humane Society needs 17 more new monthly donors - you can help unlock a $10.000 match; and save lives all year long! You may have heard we were recently given the incredible opportunity to unlock a generous $10,000 gift from Tori and Eric Zwisler. Now we are just 17 new — or renewed — Constant Companion monthly donors away from securing this special gift for our lifesaving work! As our community works together to overcome this challenging time, the steady support provided by our Constant Companions means we can continue to be there for the animals and the people who love them. It’s the reason we’re able to provide nearly 50,000 animals each year with safe shelter, lifesaving medical care, rescue and rehabilitation, and so much more — in good times and bad. Your monthly gift of any size will help transform lives today, and all year long. Will you lend a paw?

Sign up now to help us reach our goal. San Diego Humane Society; info@sdhumane.org; 619.299.7012 www.sdhumane.org, located at 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, 92110.

Soroptimists Award $21,500 in Scholarship Grants to 7 Local Women Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland (SI Vista NCI) recently gave educational awards totalling $21,500 to seven local women as part of its Live Your Dream Awards program. The Live Your Dream awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. These women are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Awardees may use the money in whatever manner will help them further their goals, whether that be tuition, supplies, rent, childcare or other living expenses. In the past five years, SI Vista NCI has given over $30,000 to awardees. This year's first-place award winner received a check for $3,500, and the other six awardees received $3,000 apiece. The top winner’s application has been submitted as a candidate for an additional region-level award and a chance to become a candidate for one of three $10,000 Soroptimist federation-level awards. “We usually present these awards at our

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annual awards gala, but due to the pandemic all in-person events have been canceled and we simply mailed the checks and awards certificates to the women” said Eden Weinberger, chair of the Live Your Dream Awards Committee. “We hope to celebrate with them via Zoom soon,” she said.

First-place awardee Kasey Critz’s dream is to earn a master’s degree in special education and work as an advocate for learning disabled students. She has been pursuing a B.A. in education at National University, maintaining a 3.23 GPA and receiving many student achievement awards plus admission to their prestigious Honors for Social Change program. Critz escaped a physically abusive marriage and was left as the sole financial support for four learning disabled sons. She calls the day she enrolled in National University a day of reckoning. “It was time to return to school so I would never again be in a position that left me and my sons powerless,” she wrote in her application. “The Live Your Dream Scholarship would give me a chance to breathe when I am wondering how I am going to squeeze 30 hours of work, homework and parenting into a 24-hour day… many times I thought that I should take a temporary leave from school and focus on making more money because it was so difficult to succeed at both … I don't always have a homemade dinner on the table or have all the laundry folded and put away. My assignments aren’t always turned in on time, and sometimes I fall asleep at work because I work the overnight shift as an emergency veterinary nurse. Many times, I just have a good oldfashioned cry to get myself to the next day. Somehow, with the grace of God, I always find a way to make it work, but now I don't have to figure out how to hide the bruises behind sunglasses, make-up and sweaters,” she wrote. All six other awardees have similarly poignant stories and struggles. Monica Vargas, single mother of three, is pursuing a B.A. in Psychology from Cal State University San Marcos part-time while holding down a full-time job. “Not only would this scholarship assist me financially by offsetting some of the extra expenses a student endures such as books, fees, supplies etc., but it would also provide me the continued motivation to keep moving forward in accomplishing my educational goals,” she wrote in her application. The other five awardees are enrolled in local colleges, universities or trade schools. One is studying Criminal Justice, three are seeking degrees in medical fields, and one is getting certified in cosmetology. All are single moms living in North County San Diego. For more information visit soroptimistvista.org or email soroptimistinternationalvista@gma il.com. We're also on Facebook: Please LIKE our Facebook Page!

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

The Second Amendment: Not So Easily Changed

For those of you who are easily bored or only slightly interested, as U.S. citizens, here’s a quick primer you should know on the basics of gun ownership rights -- in less than 800 words.

For the latter part of the 20th century, and all 21 years of this century there has been much heated rhetoric and debate tossed around about doing away with or changing the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a passage which gives us our right to keep and bear arms. There’s little chance of that happening because there have been more than 10,000 attempts to change or alter the Constitution. Only 27 attempts have been successful. How many of you have bothered to dissect and digest what those few words of our “Bill of Rights” really mean?

The Bill of Rights are the first 10 Amendments to our Constitution – the second of which is the “bear arms” passage. The 10 Amendments guarantees us our individual civil rights and liberties such as freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, the right to fair legal procedure and to bear arms. The Bill of Rights sets rules for due process of law and reserves all powers not delegated to the Federal Government to the people or the states. They also give us freedom from excessive bail, cruel and unusual punishments.

Regarding the right to keep and bear arms, the following pretty much sums up the situation: The Second (of the 10) Bill of Rights Amendments protects the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. It has been the law since ratification on Dec. 15, 1791, along with the other nine articles of the Bill of Rights. In the decision of the District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), the Supreme Court affirmed for the first time the right to keep and bear arms belongs to individuals for selfdefense in the home. The court concluded that right is not unlimited and does not preclude the existence of certain long-standing prohibitions such as those forbidding "the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill," or restrictions on "… the carrying of dangerous and unusual weapons,” (assault rifles?) In the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision of “McDonald v. City of Chicago,” the court ruled state and local governments are limited to the same extent as the federal government from infringing upon this right. In other words, no city or state can go off on its own and adopt a law superseding the Second Amendment.

The premise on the right to keep and

bear arms goes back to the 17th century. Our Second Amendment is based partially on the right to keep and bear arms in English common law and was influenced by the English Bill of Rights of 1689.

The most influential framer of the Constitution was James Madison. In Federalist paper No. 46, he contrasted the federal government of the United States to the European kingdoms of that time, which Madison described as "afraid to trust the people with arms,” and assured "the existence of subordinate governments ... forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition.”

In United States v. Cruikshank (1876), the Supreme Court ruled "The right to bear arms is not granted by the Constitution; neither is it in any manner dependent upon that instrument for its existence.” The Second Amendment means no more than it shall not be infringed by Congress, and has no other effect than to restrict the powers of the federal government."

In 2016, the Supreme Court reiterated its earlier rulings that "the Second Amendment extends, ‘prima facie,’ (accepted as correct until proven otherwise) all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those not in existence at the time of the founding" and that its protection is not limited to "only those weapons useful in warfare.” Within the last 20 years the Second Amendment has been subjected to renewed academic inquiry and judicial interest. The Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision that held the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to keep a gun for self-defense. This was the first time the Court ruled the Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to “own” a gun. The key word here is “own.” Nothing in the Second Amendment prohibits the government from putting a tax or license fee on said weapon(s). Consider this: not all of the millions of gun owners across our nation are conservative “right-wingers.” There are more than a few so-called liberal “left-wingers” who possess a gun for myriad of reasons, hence there will be no end to the argument between individuals and various organizations regarding gun control and gun rights – Congress included. It is a passionate debate that probably will never be solved or agreed upon.


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reporting and rare fact-finding that I have not seen in the Extreme Left Media which seems to be gaslighting us Americans. Shame on the major liberal print media for not having the 'stones' to print all sides of a story. Like neutered sheep the Far Left continues to genuflect in the direction of Political Correctness to the extreme of withholding key facts. Proud of The Paper for this breaking news story and exclusive reporting and having the kahunas to report it. --

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She said, "I'm going home too. I can't work in the dark”! •••• Two Rednecks were sitting around talking one afternoon over a cold beer.

/s/ Arlene, Jacob and Barbara Tibbets Household Escondido Friedrich:

“Madam, this is a liquor store!”

Another  Seuessian . . .

Lyle, the Dr. Seuss cover story was beyond brilliant! That's all we wish to say. And God bless you my dear Lyle for printing it. We've already sent several dozen copies out of state to family and friends who read it online but wanted hardcopies. I don't really think you fully understand just how much The Paper means to a lot of us readers. In a dark, dark world you bring us a lot of sunshine. We love you dearly.

A Note to Friedrich

Your March 25th feature article, "The Battle for the Soul of America" (www.thecommunitypaper.com) made me proud to call you my friend. It takes courage to stand up to the clamor of cancel culture and political correctness that at times seems almost overwhelming. Critical thinking has become an endangered commodity in today's American culture. Shallow emotion seems to be the motivating force behind the loudest voices. God bless you for being a voice of reason. It lends courage to those who might tend to stand silently by only shaking their heads while insanity prevails. We stand with you.

/s/ Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth (Owners of The Computer Factory - Editor’s Note)

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After a while the first Redneck says to the second, "If I was to sneak over to your house and make love to your wife while you was off huntin', and she got pregnant and had a baby, would that make us related?"

The second Redneck crooked his head sideways for a minute, scratched his head, swallowed hard and squinted his eyes thinking real hard about the question. Finally, he says, "Well, I don't know about related, but I guess it sure would make us even." •••• I’m not rude. I just speak what everyone else is thinking. •••• It’s spring! I’m so excited I wet my plants! •••• If you talk about me, make sure I had fun. •••• You know you won the argument when the other person responds, “Whatever.” •••• I have come to realize that money investors have a remarkable facility for predicting the past.

/s/ Geoffrey Lane and military family, Oceanside, California.

The Pastor Says...

•••• “How much is the rent for this lovely apartment?”

•••• Finland has just closed its border. No one is allowed to cross the Finnish line. •••• Well, dadburn it! Now I'm confused. Did God bless America or did he save the Queen? •••• Man sitting at home on the veranda with his wife and he says, "I love you." She asks, "Is that you or the beer talking?" He replies, "It's me............. talking to the beer." •••• You look like I need a drink. ••••

The single area in which I approach within shouting distance of “expertise” is in the arguably important, though less so perhaps than I’d like it to be, arena of words. I know words. I’ve been using them since I could talk. Words are the first things that came out of my mouth, after crying sounds, and spit-up. •••• Husband takes the wife to a disco.

There's a guy on the dance floor living it large, break dancing, moon walking, back flips, the works.

The wife turns to her husband and says, "See that guy? 25 years ago he proposed to me and I turned him down."

Husband says: "Looks like he's still celebrating.”

Pastor Richard Huls (Retired) An Amazing Event

Are we accustomed to amazing events? In fact, we live in a world of amazement. I share a few of mine. I am amazed at the development of the I-phone. It is a world of information with just a touch and voice. I am amazed at the far reaching effects of Covid 19 and now, the rapid development of the vaccine. And I am amazed at what happened in Washington, D.C. January 6th. How was it possible? I continue to be amazed at the talent and skills of my fellow human beings, such as Amanda Gorman, the young poet who shared her poetry at the inauguration of Joe Biden, our President, and the renewal Padre’s pick, Fernando

Pet Parade

This distinguished gentlemen is, Bear! Bear is an older guy who is looking for a home to settle down in. Bear definitely still has a playful personality! He enjoys playing fetch and going for walks, but his favorite thing to do is to receive pets and love from his humans. If you're looking to bring a mellow, loving companion into your life, Bear is the one for you! Bear is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3500 Burnet Drive. To learn more about making him part of your family, please make an appointment online at sdhumane.org/adopt or call 619-299-7012. Online profile: https://adopt.adopets.com/pet/af9356 db-af8f-4aae-891c-8915a23cc83d

Most amazing is what has been purported to exceed all of them and that which much of the world recognizes this month – no, not April Fools Day, no, not Easter bunnies or chickens that lay colored eggs, and, no, not even the new clothes some will sport if they can get out to show them off in spite of Covid 19, but rather, a claim of historical and spiritual importance – the resurrection from the dead of Jesus, the Messiah of God. That event has brought hope to millions of people, who refuse to believe that the grave is the victor, that death is no longer the enemy, that God cares for His creation enough to amaze us with an empty tomb, with victory over the insanity of cruelty and injustice in crucifying an innocent person, thinking they were the masters, only to learn they were the losers. Is it only a story, a fabrication of some misguided followers, or is it an amazing event of truth? It is amazing that we have an opportunity to believe it or to reject it. Pastor Huls

iCall 760 746 6611 for counsel, inspiration, and friendship.

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Isabelle is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 6-1/2 year old, 15 pound, female, Domestic Medium Hair cat with a Brown Tabby coat. Isabelle lived in the same home most of her life. When her owner died recently, she was left without a family. Now she needs a forever home. She’s quite shy. She might like living with another cat to give her confidence.

The $100 adoption fee for Isabelle includes medical exam, spay, up to date vaccinations, and registered microchip. For information about Adoption by Appointment or to become a Virtual Foster log on to www.SDpets.org.

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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 Rebecca Jones

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Safe, Virtual and Fun Activities for Seniors

While the Senior Activity Center in San Marcos remains closed due to COVID-19 safety measures, the City is offering fun activities for seniors to participate in from home. From 9-10 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month, seniors are welcome to participate in our Puzzle and Book Drive-Up Exchange located at the entrance of the Senior Activity Center. Participants can borrow puzzles or books, then return them for different items at the following exchange. The City also offers FREE Virtual Bingo on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month via Zoom. Interested? Email the Recreation Supervisor at joverman@san-marcos.net to receive a Zoom invitation. The link for the bingo cards can be found on the Senior Activity Center homepage at www.sanmarcos.net/50+. Participants can print their own bingo cards or play on their computer screen. Game winners will be awarded a $5 or $10 gift card that will be mailed to winners’ homes.

Escondido • Mayor Paul “Mac” McNamara Greetings Escondido,

I was reading the National Geographic magazine on a long flight recently. I was returning from my daughter’s wedding out of state. The magazine theme was exploring one’s personality. I found it interesting, and it had several self-tests. One was called, Your Ideal Headstone, that I think is worth sharing. Thomas Jefferson according to his own instructions put, “Here was buried Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom, And Father of the University of Virginia.” What was left out of course was President of the USA. He listed the accomplishments that made him the proudest. So, as you can imagine they asked what would you put on your own which I am still thinking about. But it also made me think what are the three things that make us proudest about our city. I came up with more than three, which I felt good about. How about you?

Vista Wins Best Craft Beer Commu nity

Vista took first place for the 2020 “Best Craft Beer Community” as chosen by fans and second place as chosen by the industry.

The San Diego Beer News provided the awards stating “Kudos for creating such a welcoming environment for local brewing entrepreneurs. It's been great to watch the scene grow over the past decade-plus as a direct result of the City's efforts and accommodations.” This a testament to our breweries for distinguishing themselves from the crowd. Several have upped the competition ante by creating immersive experiences for their patrons – from golf to fantasy games to German Bierhall. Having unique breweries sprinkled throughout the city makes a significant impact to the local economy and we expect this will continue as the pandemic subsides.

News from Pala Casino

Pala Casino just continues to add to its reputation as a top venue for great entertainment! Just look at some of the great Tribute Artists that they have appearing: This Friday Night!

Kenny Metcalf – Tribute to Elton John Friday, April 2 | 8PM | $10 General Admission

Stay informed, Be Kind, Remember your neighbor, and Stay safe! Mac - Paul P. McNamara Mayor of Escondido pmcnamara@escondido.org

Every year, Soroptimist organizations distribute more than $2.5 million in grants as part of their Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards. Since its inception in 1972, more than $30 million has helped tens of thousands of women achieve their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families — leading to stronger communities, nations and the world.

Monica Vargas

The Garth Guy Show – Tribute to Garth Brooks Saturday, April 17 | 8PM | $10 General Admission Yachtley Crew – The Titans of Soft Rock Friday, April 23 | 8PM | $20 General

All events will be held at the Events Center, with reduced capacity, increased cleaning, and additional safety measures.

Tickets are on sale now, with no service charge, at the Pala Box Office, www.palacasino.com and 1-877-WIN-PALA (1-877-946-7252). Tickets are also available at www.etix.com and 1-800-514-3849.

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Admission

Yesterday – Tribute to The Beatles Friday, April 9 | 8PM | $10 General Admission

Elmer Armstrong’s Tribute to The Platters Friday, April 16 | 8PM | $10 General Kasey Critz

Del Mar Resident Announced as New Board Chair for Promises2Kids - Promises2Kids named Stephanie Brown as Chair of the Board of Directors and Merrilee Neal as Vice Chair. In addition, they named four new members to the Board, Mia Park, Dana Zhang, Emily Green Lake, and Lisa Matich. Promises2Kids

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Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory

www. thecomputerfactory.net "San Diego's Best Computer Store 2015-2020" Union Tribune readers poll

“The Computer Factory” the best dang computer store west of the Pecos

What is it that makes us so darn good at what we do? I used to think that was my years of experience in the computer industry. After all, I’m no doubt the most experienced active person in the entire computer industry. “One hit wonders” like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates aren’t qualified to carry my lunch bucket. Heck I was running computer simulations while they were busy filling their diapers.

It all started in 1965 when, as an engineer at Belden Wire and Cable in Richmond Indiana, I was invited to develop some wire mill formulas on the “Johnniac” super computer at

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Rand Corp in Santa Monica, CA. After working with Johnniac, I went back to Indiana and started a computer curriculum at the Indiana University extension in my home town. By 1969 I was developing mainframe configuration algorithms at Systems Engineering Laboratories in Ft Lauderdale. At Westinghouse in the early 1970s I trained corporate management and Division engineers in the use of computer simulations to solve manufacturing problems. By the mid 1970s I was running an NCR manufacturing Division making computer peripherals for the banking industry. In 1979 NCR sent me to the “Silicon Valley” to rescue their multiplant Micrographics Systems Div. In 1981 I became Operations VP at Megatek, a San Diego Division of United Telecom making computer powered workstations. In 1987 I was hired as the “start-up” VP of Operations for Packard Bell in LA. PB would eventually, for a short time, become the number one PC producer in the World. My last real job was VP of Operations for Vision Technologies, a PC manufacturer in Vista. We sold VT to an Asian Conglomerate and opened The Computer Factory in 1995. While my resume, combined with my advanced age, strongly supports my claim to be the most experienced person still active in the computer industry, unfortunately, it has little to do with Computer Factory’s success. If I’d spent fifty-five years as a butcher, plumber, farmer, veterinarian, cowboy or even an elephant trainer, I would have had the kind of career that builds on previous knowledge year after year. The smartest plumber in the world is probably the one

‘who’s been doing it the longest. With computers it’s entirely different. Almost nothing you do or use on your computer or smart phone today even existed ten years ago. So what’s the value of all my technical knowhow accumulated over a 55 year career? In the immortal words of Ranzel Anderson, my late mother- inlaw and a veritable font of down home Kentucky wisdom, “It ain’t worth a pewter fido”

So if my extensive background in the computer industry isn’t the key to our success and longevity, what is? One factor is that we’ve always thought of our business as an end in itself and not as a vehicle to “bigger things”. With Twenty-five years at Bent Ave and San Marcos Blvd we’ve become pretty good solving customer problems and we’ve always been blessed

with excellent technicians. “Derek the Great” our senior tech for the past six years is the best ever. Derek is our go-to guy for questions involving the latest applications and technology. Gaming, video editing, crypto currency or the “dark Web” it doesn’t matter, Derek knows it. Knowing is one thing but being able to communicate is another. Over the years Derek at 26, has developed communication skills far beyond his years. Business owners, gamers and grannies all find him easy, informative and trustworthy. Over the past twenty five years many factors have contributed to The Computer Factory’s continued relevance and success but if there is a single most important factor today, I believe that it is none other than “Derek the Great”

845 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, CA. 760.744.4315


SERVICE DIRECTORY The Paper

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Mark Ermel

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Michael

names as follows: Present name: Mark Ermel Onal Cruz to

changing names as follows: Present name: Michael Anthony

37-2021-00008246-CU-PT-NC

Onal Cruz filed a petition with this court for a decree changing

Proposed name Mark Cruz. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court

at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the

petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a

written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at

least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard

and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING:

Date: 4/13/21 8:30a.m., Department 25.

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 gen-

eral circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Feb. 26, 2021.

NO HEARING WILL OCCUR ON ABOVE DATE: SEE ATTACHMENT

/s/PAMELA M. PARKER, Judge of the Superior Court 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021

ATTACHMENT TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME (JCFORM #NC-120)

Due to the COV ID-19 pandemic, which poses a substantial risk to the health and welfare of court personnel and the public, rendering presence in, or access to, the court’s facilities unsafe, and pusuant to the emergency orders of the Chief Justice of the State of California and General Orders of the Presiding Department of the San Diego Superior Court, the following Order is made: NO HEARING WILL OCCUR ON THE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE.

The court will review the documents filed as of the date specified on the Order to Show Cause for Change of Name (JC Form #NC-120). If all requirements for a name change have been met as of the date specified, and no timely written objection has been received (required at least two court days before the date specified), the Petition for Change of Name (JC Form #NC100) will be granted without a hearing. One certified copy of the Order Granting the Petition will be mailed to the petitioner.

If all the rquirements have not been met as of the date specified, the court will mail the petitioner a written order with further directions.

If a timely objection is filed, the court will set a remote hearing date and contact the parties by mail with further directions.

A RESPONDENT OBJECTING TO THE NAME CHANGE MUST FILE A WRITTEN OBJECTION AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS (excluding weekends and holidays) BEFORE THE DATE SPECIFIED. Do not come to court on the specified date. The court will notify the parties by mail of a future remote hearing date. Any Petition for the name change of a minor that is signed by only one parent must have this attachment served along with the Petition and Order to Show Cause, on the other non-signing parent, and proof of service must be filed with the court. 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021

37-2020-00003746-CU-PT-NC

Anthony Paniagua filed a petition with this court for a decree Paniagua to Proposed name Michael Anthony McLeish. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter

shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name

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

before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be

granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING:

Date: 4/13/21 8:30a.m., Department 25.

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 gen-

eral circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Feb. 24, 2021.

NO HEARING WILL OCCUR ON ABOVE DATE: SEE ATTACHMENT

/s/PAMELA M. PARKER, Judge of the Superior Court 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021

ATTACHMENT TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME (JCFORM #NC-120)

Due to the COV ID-19 pandemic, which poses a substantial risk to the health and welfare of court personnel and the public, rendering presence in, or access to, the court’s facilities unsafe, and pusuant to the emergency orders of the Chief Justice of the State of California and General Orders of the Presiding Department of the San Diego Superior Court, the following Order is made: NO HEARING WILL OCCUR ON THE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. The court will review the documents filed as of the date specified on the Order to Show Cause for Change of Name (JC Form #NC-120).

If all requirements for a name change have been met as of the date specified, and no timely written objection has been received (required at least two court days before the date specified), the Petition for Change of Name (JC Form #NC100) will be granted without a hearing. One certified copy of the Order Granting the Petition will be mailed to the petitioner.

If all the rquirements have not been met as of the date specified, the court will mail the petitioner a written order with further directions. If a timely objection is filed, the court will set a remote hearing date and contact the parties by mail with further directions.

A RESPONDENT OBJECTING TO THE NAME CHANGE MUST FILE A WRITTEN OBJECTION AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS (excluding weekends and holidays) BEFORE THE DATE SPECIFIED. Do not come to court on the specified date. The court will notify the parties by mail of a future remote hearing date. Any Petition for the name change of a minor that is signed by only one parent must have this attachment served along with the Petition and Order to Show Cause, on the other nonsigning parent, and proof of service must be filed with the court. 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003022 The name of the business: Libellula Organics, located at 444 N. El Camino Real S. 121, Encinitas, CA. 92024. Registrant Information: Maria Isabel Barquin 444 N. El Camino Real S. 121 Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of busines n/a. /s/ Maria Isabel Barquin Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/26/2021 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004618 The name of the business: Freebird Beauty Bar, located at 4192 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, CA. 92056. Registrant Information: Carina Maria Cisneros 4225 Calle Del Rio Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business 3/3/21 /s/ Carina Maria Cisneros Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/13/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 4164 Cherokee Avenue, Unit E #2021-9005015 The name of the business: Homes by Claudia Encinas; San Diego, Ca. 92104 Brand Diversity Creatives, located at 1543 Northcrest Lane, Vista, CA. 92083 This business is operated by an individual. Registrant Information: First day of business 3/8/21 Eninas + Hata Holdings, Inc. 1543 Northcrest Lane /s/ Eric Michael Colona Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is operated by an individual. Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County First day of business n/a. /s/ Claudia Encinas, President Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/13/2021 Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/16/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21 4/01, 4/08, 4/15 & 4/22/2021

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9002737 The name of the business: Money Pit, located at 1360 E. Mission Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. Registrant Information: Money Pit, LLC 1360 E. Mission Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company. First day of busines 3/15/2016 /s/ Artemios Kefallinos, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/19/2021 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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The name of the business: Aguilar Fine Cabinetry, located at 301 Enerprise St., San Marcos, CA. 92078. Registrant Information:

Ismael Aguilar Gonzalez 554 Kleaveland Pl. Vista, Ca. 92084

This business is conducted by an individual. First day of busines 12/15/1999. /s/ Ismael Aguilar Gonzalez

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 2/04/2021 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/01/2021


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is one of San Diego’s foremost nonprofits with a focus on foster care and children’s welfare. Stephanie has been on the board for 5 years and Merrilee for 3.5 years.

New Board Chair Stephanie Brown currently serves as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Manchester Financial Group. Prior to that, Brown served as the Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Stephanie received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a minor in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame, in which she was a distinguished student-athlete receiving numerous honors and awards. Upon completing college, Ms. Brown received an NCAA post-graduate scholarship and was drafted to play professional softball for the Chicago Bandits. Promises2Kids' newly appointed Vice Chair of the Board Merrilee Neal graduated from San Diego

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State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has more than 12 years of experience as a small business owner and is a 2013 graduate of LEAD San Diego. Neal has recently acquired certificates in both public speaking and non-profit management. A 35-year San Diego resident, she and her husband, Mike, have been active philanthropists, supporting Promises2Kids since 2013. Merrilee is a eight-year breast cancer survivor who has become one of the top fundraisers for Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Race for the Cure. “Promises2Kids is truly honored to have Stephanie as our new Board Chair and Merrilee as our Vice Chair. Their passion and dedication to our mission has truly inspired us,” said Tonya Torosian, MSW, CFRE, the organization’s CEO. “I would also like to welcome Mia, Dana, Emily, and Lisa to our Board. Together they bring a wealth of expertise and leadership to Promises2Kids. We’re excited about their vision and enthusiasm for our mission." Promises2Kids annually provides over 3,000 current and former foster youth in San Diego County with the tools, opportunities, and guidance they need to address the circumstances that brought them into foster care, overcome the difficulties of their past and grow into healthy, happy, and successful adults. Promises2Kids supports these children through its programs: A.B and Jessie Polinsky Children's Center, Camp Connect, Guardian Scholars, and Foster Funds. These programs assist Promises2Kids in its mission to create a brighter future for foster children®. For more information, please visit www.promises2kids.org.

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Robin Renee Wall Pearson

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003334 The name of the business: Park Place Financial Group, located at 11622 El Camino Real Suite 100, San Diego, CA. 92130 Registrant Information: Mortgage Solutions FCS Inc. 2700 Ygnacio Valley Rd. Suite 255 Walnut Creek, CA. 94598 This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business 1/02/21. /s/ Ramon Walker, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/03/2021 4/01, 4/08, 4/15 & 4/22/21

Robin Renee Wall Pearson passed away @ home in Escondido Ca after a short illness. She was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents, Oscar & Margie Wall & Ed & Daisie Hurst & her father, James Paul Wall. Survivors are her son, Christopher John Pearson & grandsons Skylar James & Jackson Glenn Pearson of San Antonio TX, mother, Delores Louise Hurst Wall, sister, Kelly Kaye Wall Yates, niece Alexandria Yates & Kevin James Jackson Krueger, all of Escondido. aunts Vonda McMillian of Joplin MO & Marilyn (Jim) McMillian of College Station TX & many Hurst & Wall cousins & their families Robin was born June 3rd 1960 @ Camp Pendelton Hospital in Oceanside CA. She attended schools in Chula Vista, CA. After a year @ Southwestern College, she joined the US Army & spent one assignment in Germany in the Military Police. After leaving the service, she returned to Chula Vista. After several jobs, she began working @ HewlettPackard.

She had a quirky funny personality & found humor in everything which endured her to her family & many friends. She donated her body to science so no services are planned. Subscribe to The Paper! Call 760.747.7119


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003261 The name of the business: Coast Sport Cars, Inc., located at 572 Lynwood Dr., Encinitas, Ca. 92024. Registrant Information: Coast Sports Car, Inc. 572 Lynwood Dr. Encnitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 1/01/2010. /s/ Susanna Medak Ahranjani, Secretary/Treasurer Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/03/2021 3/18, 3/25, 4/01 and 4/08/2021 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003807 The name of the business: BD3 Woodworks, LLC, located at 1314 Cambridge Ct., San Marcos, CA. 92078. Registrant Information: BD3Woodworks, LLC 1314 Cambridge Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by Limited Liability Company. First day of business 1/03/2021. /s/ William C. Danic III, Manager Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/06/2021 3/18, 3/25, 4/01 and 4/08/2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003303 The name of the business:The Rolling Scone, located at 1106 Red Hawk Way, Ssn Marcos, CA. 92078. Registrant Information: Sascha Alexis Gershfeld 1106 Red Hawk Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Sascha Alexis Gershfeld Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/03/2021 3/18, 3/25, 4/01 and 4/08/2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003324 The name of the business: Real Estate Center, Integrity Funding, located at 810 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Ste 209, San Marcos, CA. 92069. Registrant Information: Zip Code Properties Inc. 810 Los Vallecitos Blvd Ste 209 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 1/1/2010. /s/ Marco Bernardino, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 03/03/2021 3/18, 3/25, 4/01 and 4/08/2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004595 The name of the business: Estela Party Zumba, locatd at 320 Pomelo Dr. #110, Vista, CA. 92081. Registrant Information: Estela Morales 320 Pomelo Dr. #110 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is operated by an indiviudal. First day of business 1/1/2021 /s/ Estela Morales Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/13/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003312 The name of the business: Comstock Bar and Grill, located at 316 W. Mission Ave., Ste 115, Escondido, CA. 92025. Registrant Information: Delfo, Inc. 316 W. Mission Ave. Ste 115 Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is operated by a corporation. First day of business 4/08/08. /s/ Norman Fletcher, Pres. Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/03/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004305 The name of the business: Equine Veterinary Holistics; Holistic Veterinary Homecare, located at 6620 Camino Del Ray, Bonsall, Ca. 92003. Registrant Information: Erica Claire Ancier, DVM 6620 Camino Del Ray Bonsall, CA. 92003 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business 1/17/2021 /s/ Erica Clair Ancier, DVM Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/10//2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003154 The name of the business: Ke Loko, located at 427 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca. 92025. Registrant Information: Carlos Carrasco Perez 1302 Oak Hill Dr., #237 Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business7/16/16 /s/ Carlos Carrasco Perez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/01//2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004926 The name of the business: Abconnect Linen Service, located at 2102 Valley Rd., Oceanside, CA. 92056. Registrant Information: Cynthia Lucille Fultz 2102 Valley Rd. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business 3/08/2021 /s/Cynthia Lucille Fultz Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/15/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9003786 The name of the business: Accurate Home Inspections, located at 541 Rockledge St., Oceanside, CA. 92054. Registrant Information: Dustin Carl Black 541 Rockledge St. Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 2/16/21. /s/ Distin Carl Black, Owner Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/06/2021 3/18, 3/25, 4/01 & 4/08.2021

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004051 The name of the business: Trevino Counseling & Wellness, located at 365 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Ste 204, San Marcos, CA. 92078. Registrant Information: Trevino Family Counseling Professional Corporation 365 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite 204 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is operated by a corporation.. First day of business n/a. /s/ Diana Trevino, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/09/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9005024 The name of the business: En Route Leak Detection and Plumbing; En Route Restoration, located at 3234 Mira Mesa Ave., Oceanside, CA. 92056 Registrant Information: Nicolas Roque IV 3234 Mira Mesa Ave. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Nicolas Roque IV Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/15/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004116 The name of the business: Grande Vista Apartments, located at 941 Postal Way, Vista, CA. 92083. Registrant Information: George Doan, Trustee of the Doan Family Trust, Tammy RicheyDoan, Trustee of the Doan Family Trust 14150 Rancho Vista Bend San Diego, Ca. 92130 This business is operated by a Trust. First day of business 4/28/2011 /s/ George Doan, Trustee Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/09/2021 3/25, 4/01, 4/08 & 4/15/21

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9004922 The name of the business: MJL Real Estate Solutions, located at 638 Chesterfield Circle, San Marcos, CA. 92069. Registrant Information: Mark J. Loscher 638 Chesterfiedl Circle San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is operated by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Mark J. Loscher Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/15/2021 4/01, 4/08, 4/15 & 4/22/21 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2021-9005453

The name of the business: Palomar

Pizzeria, located at 3265 Business Park Dr., Suite A, Vista, Ca. 92081.

Registrant Information: Suberbia, Inc.

1495 Beechtree Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078

This business is operated by a corporation.

First day of business 2/1/21. /s/ Zelko Milasanovic

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/20/2021

4/01, 4/08, 4/15 & 4/22/21

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CITY OF SAN MARCOS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (DS RFP 21-01) ON-CALL PLANNING CONSULTING SERVICES

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency or City, invites proposals for the above stated Project and will be available on line via PlanetBids. Proposals are due up to the hour of 4 p.m. on April 28, 2021. PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING None WORK DESCRIPTION The work consists of on-call planning consulting services. LOCATION OF WORK Citywide. ESTIMATED BUDGET The estimated overall budget is $143,000.00 per year. TERM Five (5) years with two (2) one-year option. AVAILABILITY OF DOCUMENTS The City uses PlanetBids to post and receive bids/proposals. Only vendors that are registered will be eligible to submit a bid/proposal for formal solicitations with the City. PlanetBids is accessible via the City’s website and direct link provided below and provides all documents at no cost to bidders/proposers. http://www.san-marcos.net OR https://www.planetbids.com/po rtal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=39 481 GENERAL The company to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such company, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex. 04/01/2021

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