Volume 46 - No. 14
April 14, 2016
by Friedrich Gomez
During the closing days of the Second World War, the United States would soon experience a state of shock at discovering just how advanced the Third Reich’s German scientists were. Their achievements in warfare science was, literally, leaps and bounds ahead of us. As one source put it, “Hitler’s incredible capability to successfully launch V-2 missile attacks on British soil in the mid-1940s clearly reveals just how much more advanced they were than our Allies.” From the standards of that era, this is a most remarkable achievement in rocket science. German rocket science was so advanced that it would eventually prove to be the initial blueprints for both the Soviet Union and the United States in their race-to-space explorations. There would be a rush to capture German scientists.
There was only one problem. The U.S. President made it clear in his ruling: no one actively associated with the Nazi Regime will be allowed to enter the confines of the United States. It was a huge dilemma: if we honored the letter of the law, we would forfeit all the advancements of German science that our adversaries would, certainly, exploit to the fullest. If we circumvented the presidential ruling, we would be accountable for discrimination in applying justice to some but not to others. Our secret governments, viz., our CIA and domestic FBI, would certainly ‘do whatever is necessary for the greater good of the people’ which translates to “bleaching the records of these brilliant World War II scientists,” as is necessary so as to preserve our military competitiveness with Russia. It was deemed a necessary step. The V-2 missiles would eventually prove be the precursors to intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) of modern American and Russian armaments.
The sophistication of the German’s Third Reich V-2 rocket (Vergeltungswaffe-2) was almost science fiction brought to life. Just think, this revolutionary arsenal resulted in the world’s first ballistic missile attacks when they rained down on London, England, in September of 1944. And these “vengeance weapons” from the skies were almost immune to enemy fire. As one historian states, “It was virtually impossible to intercept. Upon launch, it rose six miles vertically, cutting off its own fuel according to the range desired.” Dr. Friedrich Kirchstein even developed the V-2 radio for motor cut-off. The deadly speed was 4,000 mph and range was an unbelievable 200 miles!
Dr. Wernher von Braun headed rocket science development that eventually terrorized London, and the entire country, killing over 2,700 civilians and injuring over 6,500. Von Braun would later testify to his American interrogators that his primary interest of rocketry was not to devastate but to develop man’s capability to travel into outer space. This caused Jewish comedian and satirist, Mort Sahl
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(born 1927-present) to attribute his celebrated remark to Wernher von Braun, “I aim for the stars, but sometimes hit London.” Mort Sahl’s political wit was so wellrespected that John F. Kennedy would eventually ask Sahl to write jokes for his campaign speeches.
Nevertheless, such astonishing achievement in rocket warfare was of primary interest to the allies. As the war was drawing to an end, the United States would commence a frenzied rush to gather as many German scientists as possible, under the code name “Operation Paperclip.” This meant ‘everybody for themselves,” as even Allied Forces raced to compete against each other in the mad rush to ‘grab what you can, as quickly as you can,’ in the form of World War II German rocket engineers and theoretical
Major-General Hugh Knerr, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Air Force in Europe, wrote of the urgency in trying to seize a scientific goldmine: “If we do not take the opportunity to seize the apparatus and the brains that developed it and put the combination back to work promptly, we will remain several years behind while we attempt to cover a field already exploited.” Giving credit where credit is due, Germany’s scientific community during the Second World War was vastly superior over their Allied counterparts – even if that credit is begrudgingly granted because of their work under Hitler’s regime. This rush to gather Third Reich scientists was tantamount to the frantic era of our early Gold Rush days, but vastly more important if we were to survive the Cold War
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What was discovered in schematic charts and diagrams was a science far beyond anything we, the Russians, or the British, were even close to imagining, let alone, in pursuit of. U.S. Air Force Deputy Commander, Major-General Hugh Knerr wrote a shocking truth in a handwritten report, “Occupation of German scientific and industrial establishments has revealed the fact that we have been alarmingly backward in many fields of research.”
Now that the war was at end, our cooperation abruptly ended with our Russian and British Allies. Especially in regards to the Russians. Our U.S. Operations’ mission was (unofficial), but clear: “To exploit German scientists for American
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research and to deny these intellectual resources to the Soviet Union.”
Just how much more advanced were the Third Reich German scientists? Let us glimpse what our military experts expressed: “If these scientists were left alone without the intervention of war to interrupt their military work, the German war machine could have proven to be invincible. Then, the Thousand-Year-Reich may have had its best chance for world domination. Especially in light of the fact that German scientists were on the fast track for nuclear weaponry.” Historians and social scientists are fully aware that it is comforting to bathe in a bubble bath of self-denial, such as not believing that Germany was on the verge of developing the first atomic bomb. Disturbing as it may be, there is abundant evidence – long classified from the public – that seems to tell us otherwise. In repeated polls, Americans have developed a long and deep mistrust of U.S. Government honesty, especially in regards to such events as the Kennedy assassination, and the mysterious Roswell crash in New Mexico. In regards to the research on nuclear fission under Adolf Hitler, the United States has place a stringent 100year secrecy on files concerning the German’s race to produce the first atomic bomb. This data is sealed partly for military security reasons, and partly to comfort civilian populations. One unsealed Russian military intelligence report clearly reads (in translation): “The Germans are in the throes of making and testing a new secret weapon, which has a large destructive force.” The documents go on to say that, in retrospect, the German scientists were clearly in pursuit of nuclear tests, at the time, in Thuringia (reference here to the Jonas Valley in Thuringia,
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eastern Germany). In addition to this, the release of newly-declassified Russian information confirms this, according to several sources, including England’s Daily Mail, outside of the United States. Such revelations come as a sudden jar to our collective sense of denial that such scenarios were the stuff of wild speculation, and nothing more. The secret goings-on at the Thuringia region was highly classified by the Germans. However, declassified American intelligence reports even show that America’s supreme commander in Europe at the time, Dwight D. Eisenhower, ordered reconnaissance flights over the valley of Thuringia, which were motivated by inconclusive intelligence of Nazi scientists conducting strange testings of “a large destructive bomb of unknown destructive force.” Reference here is clearly not to any conventional bomb, but a nuclear one!
Historian Matthia Uhl said, “The race to develop the Nazi A-bomb went into overdrive in the final year of the war.” The alleged atom bomb research programme was under the direction of Hans Kammler, an S.S. general, who was one of a very few who answered only to Adolf Hitler, directly. Kammler was put in charge of the race for nuclear fission. It is alarming to note that the region of Thuringia was not an isolated example of atomic research. Andrew Walker, of England’s BBC News, reported, “In May 1945, Stalin’s legions secured the atomic research labs at the prestigious Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in the suburbs of Berlin, giving the kernel of what would become the vast Soviet nuclear arsenal.”
Considering the German’s startling and unparalleled advancements in rocket technology, the idea of Germany pursuing nuclear fission, as historian Matthia Uhl points out, is something still largely
If it's true that we are here to help others, then what exactly are the others here for?
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sealed under U.S. Government secret documents, safe from public awareness. The math here is almost too disturbing to do: atom bomb together with V-2 rockets to carry the atomic payload equals = world domination.
Without all the exaggerated hype, it is a well-established fact that the Germans discovered nuclear fission. In December of 1938, two German chemists reported they had detected the element Barium after bombarding uranium with neutrons. This effort was confirmed as being nuclear fission. In April 1939, the Reich Ministry of War was informed of the potential military application of nuclear energy. Whether they would have successfully proceeded to create the first atomic bomb is relegated to pure conjecture. But conjecture, from some war scholars, lean more toward ‘probability.’ Such concealment of information, even long after the Second World War (documents were sealed for 100 years) has led the Pew Research Center to find good reason for Americans to mistrust U.S. Government, “Only 19 percent of Americans trust the government ‘always or most of the time.’ Survey levels are among the lowest in surveys of the past 50 years.” Americans are smarter than government officials often give them credit for. What big government tells them is often revealed in public jokes: “Politicians and diapers have one thing in common – they both should be changed regularly, and for the same reason.”
Germany’s V-2 rockets became the first artificial objects to cross the boundary of space with the vertical launch of V177 on June 20, 1944 and would later lead America and the Soviet Union into interplanetary space. As science scholars relate, “The V-2 rocket also laid the founda-
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tion for the Saturn V rocket used by the United States in the Apollo missions, which eventually put Neil Armstrong, the first man, on the moon.” Germany’s WWII scientist, Wernher von Braun, himself, headed our first man-on-the-moon project. World War II German scientists were gifted beyond the standards of their era. Such verbiage, however accurate, may seem awkward and uncomfortable regarding Deutsches Reich (the official name of Germany until 1945) and their world-domination plan.
In 2016, war historians still marvel at Hitler’s military machine which was still evolving before it was halted. Also, experts in today’s aviation assert that stealth technology, which is designed to avoid radar detection, was first conceived and developed under Hitler’s regime. Recently, the Horten Ho 229 has been called “Hitler’s Stealth Fighter,” even though there are those who critique this title.
Northrop-Grumman Corporation engineers visited the Smithsonian Museum facility in Silver Hill, Maryland in the early 1980s to study the Horten Ho 229 construction to assert its own answers. “The stealth capabilities may have been incidental,” was the conclusion, “and still in evolutionary stages, at best.” Nonetheless, the Third Reich’s Horton Ho 229 was the first flying wing to be powered by jet engines. “With its radar-absorbing carbon impregnated physical skin and swept-back single wing, the Horton Ho 229 was, arguably, the first stealth aircraft. It was also the first ‘flying wing’ to be powered by jet engines!” Under “Operation Paperclip,” the United
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enclosed light fixtures? Why is it that whenever you attempt to catch something that's falling off the table you always manage to knock something else over?
Why, in winter, do we try to keep the house as warm as it was in summer when we complained about the heat?
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Perhaps some of my younger friends and family will understand why many of us “elders” avoid Facebook after reading the following. This is for those of our older generation who do not really comprehend why Facebook exists:
Is there ever a day that mattresses are not on sale?
Presently, I am trying to make friends outside of Facebook while applying the same principles.
Why do people run over a string a dozen times with their vacuum cleaner, then reach down, pick it up, examine it and then put it down to give the vacuum one more chance?
Then I give them pictures of my family, my dog and me gardening and spending time in my pool.
Why do people constantly return to the refrigerator with hopes that something new to eat will have materialized?
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Therefore, every day I go down on the street and tell the passers-by what I have eaten, how I feel, what I have done the night before and what I will do tomorrow night.
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Chamber’s “Business After Five” Mixer – Tonight, Thursday, April 14th, from 57pm, will be the Escondido Chamber’s Mixer, hosted by the S.D. Children’s Discovery Museum, 320 N. Broadway, Escondido. Exchange business ideas, meet qualified business connections and generate new leads. Display your products/services at one of the sponsor tables for $75. There
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States came up with a royal flush in terms of its ‘military catch,’ which came about less by accident and more by design. Rocket scientist Wernher von Braun wanted to be captured by the Americans and, certainly, not by the invading Russian, which von Braun had referred to as “eastern hordes.” In the closing days of the war, von Braun and his engineering group were moved to Austria. On May 2, 1945, von Braun’s brother and fellow-rocket engineer, Magnus, rode a bicycle and approached a U.S. soldier from the U.S. 44th Infantry Division calling out in broken English, “My name is Magnus von Braun. My brother invented the V-2. We want to surrender.” In the mad rush to collect as many German scientists as possible at war’s end, Wernher von Braun was the ultimate prize. “Of the more than 1,600 Nazi scientists brought to the United States, Dr. Wernher von Braun was the ‘preeminent catch,’” this according to Eric Lichtblau, author of “The Nazis Next Door.” However, there would be a snafu. Under Operation Paperclip, which President Harry Truman authorized in August of 1945, Truman expressly ordered that anyone found “to have been a member of the Nazi party and more than a nominal participant in its activities, or an active supporter of Nazi militarism” would be deprived of coming to American shores. This presidential order put our CIA and FBI on the horns of a serious dilemma. Under this presidential directive all of the German scientists that we had seized would be persona non grata (persons not wanted) on American soil. Under this ruling, Wernher von Braun – the prize catch of World War II – would not be allowed into the United States. Braun had been a member of the Nazi party, held rank in the SS, and according to our own U.S. intelligence file, “Wernher von Braun was a security risk to the United States.” Likewise, von Braun’s brilliant associates would all have to be deported, if brought to America.
In a totalitarian society, Wernher von Braun was not above the law as a ‘war scientist.’ Braun stated that he was demanded to join the Nazi Party, which he did and was issued membership No. 5,738,692. Any refusal on von Braun’s
An Update to Previous Announcement about Oceanside Days of Art – The world-famous virtuoso cellist Marston Smith will perform at 4:30pm on Sunday, April 17th. He performs on a unique 6-stringed electric cello of his own design mounted on medieval battle armor. Other performers this year include Tribal Belly Dance Guild, Oceanside Society Orchestra, Lincoln Middle School Quartet, Cowboy Jack, Star Theatre Company, Oceanside High School Choir, and more. In addition to great food and entertainment during Oceanside Days of Art, the Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League will host an exhibit of artwork by high school students in Oceanside and Carlsbad at the OPT Gallery below Oceanside Photo and Telescope, 918 Mission Ave. The exhibition is billed as “the biggest high school art show in the county.” For more info, visit www.ocaf.info.
TERC Meeting is Monday, April 18 - Lt. Col. Rod Dyckman will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC’s) luncheon meeting on Monday, April 18th. Dyckman, who resides in Fallbrook, is a retired Air Force pilot with roughly 20,000 hours flying time. He was an instructor and evaluator in every Air Force airplane he flew. Most notably, Rod was assigned the 1st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, home of the SR-71 Blackbird and
part would have led to grim circumstances for him. Documented paper trail confirms Braun’s predicament. Then, in the spring of 1940, a certain SS-colonel (Mueller) paid von Braun an official visit informing the scientist that Reichsfuehrer SS Heinrich Himmler had urged von Braun to also join the SS. Such urging from the SS hierarchy was always understood as a cloaked demand rather than a request. Under such a behest, von Braun “joined the organization and was issued with membership No. 185,068.”
Despite these thorny entanglements, when push came to shove, justice was placed on the shelf and all these brilliant scientists were cleared to work for the United States. As stated in military reports, “All of these men were cleared to work for the U.S. Their alleged crimes covered up and their backgrounds bleached. Winning the Cold War is the first priority over upholding justice.” In the ensuing years, efforts were made to identify and deport them, however, both the CIA and FBI blocked the investigations.
Wernher von Braun would commence to mastermind the U.S. moon shots, eventually placing the first human beings on the lunar surface. Arthur Rudolph, would lead the U.S. team which built the Saturn V rocket. Kurt Debus would become a top U.S. rocket launch specialist. Hubertus Strughold would become known as “The Father of Space Medicine,” designing NASA’s on-board life-support systems. Nick Cook, Aerospace Consultant at Jane’s Defense Weekly, speculated that many ultra-secret advancements were made based on “Nazi technology, including anti-gravity devices.” Much of what constitutes today’s U.S. military comes from German World War II scientists. Cruise missiles are still based on the design of the German V-1 missiles. Northrop Aviation’s various stealth aircraft are, arguably, based on Germany’s 1944 Horten Ho 229. Even NASA’S X-43 hypersonic aircraft is based on German jet pioneering. Objectively, without the benefit of World War II German ingenuity, America would have sunk, dangerously, behind the advancements of its adversaries today to the extreme of being vulnerable to any nuclear firststrike possibility.
flew worldwide operational SR-71 reconnaissance missions for agencies such as JCS and the CIA. He was commander of the unit until the SR-71 program was terminated. The meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am with the buffet luncheon at 11:45am. The meeting begins at noon and concludes at 1pm. Reservations are necessary; cost is $14/person. RSVP by calling 760.480.8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com. MainStreet Spring Mixer is April 19th – Movement Mortgage and Century 21 Mission cordially invites members and local businesses to the next MainStreet Spring mixer on Tuesday, April 19th, from 5-7pm, hosted by Hello Betty Fish House, 211 Mission Avenue (on the deck). The first 100 people to arrive will receive one free drink ticket, courtesy of title sponsors Movement Mortgage and Century 21 Mission. The location has a spectacular view of the Oceanside Pier. RSVP with mixer coordinator Gumaro Escarcega at Gumaro@MainStreetOceanside.com or call the office at 760.754.4512.
Republican Party County Chairman to Speak at Happy Hour Politics - On Wednesday, April 20th, join Happy Hour Politics (HHP) in welcoming Tony Krvaric, Chairman, Republican Party of San Diego County. His topic is “Local and National Political Update: Getting involved in Election 2016!” He will review the political landscape here in San Diego and across the
In defense of Dr. Wernher von Braun, much of what he did was by coercion and threat by the Third Reich regime. Being a member of the SS or Nazi party was more by conscription rather than volunteering. When asked if von Braun could have protested against the brutal treatment of the slave laborers, von Braun team member, Konrad Dannenberg, told The Huntsville Times newspaper in America, “If he had done it, in my opinion, he would have been shot on the spot.” In “Wernher von Braun: Crusader for Space,” it was clearly stated that von Braun was aware of conditions of slave laborers (concentration camp prisoners) who were forced to work on his V-2 rocket program. After visiting a plant in Mittelwerk a friend of von Braun quoted the scientist as saying, “It is hellish. My spontaneous reaction was to talk to one of the SS guards, only to be told with unmistakable harshness that I should mind my own business, or find myself in the same striped fatigues!” More slave workers died building the V2 rocket than were killed by it as a weapon of war. Under suspicion himself, von Braun commented, “I realized that any attempt of reasoning on humane grounds would be utterly futile.” Von Braun had been under surveillance since October 1943. An SS report recorded that Wernher von Braun and two colleagues, Walther Riedel and Helmut Grottrup, had expressed discontentment that they were not working on a spaceship, and also that the war was not going well. Such talk could easily have resulted in the death sentence for treason. Von Braun was arrested by the Gestapo and was detained on March 14, 1944 and taken to a Gestapo cell in Stettin (now Szezecin, Poland), where he was held for two weeks. Von Braun was begrudgingly released only so that he could continue his work on the V-2 program. Quoting from the “Fuhrerprotokoll” (the minutes of Hitler’s meetings) Adolf Hitler interceded on von Braun’s behalf for release (translated from the original German): “In the matter concerning Wernher von Braun, I will guarantee you that he will be exempt from persecution as long as he is indispensable.” (Von Braun was well-recognized as being indispensable for continued advancement-development of the V-2 missile.) Privately, Wernher von Braun’s thoughts were manifest when he wrote, “To us (the scientists), Hitler was still only a pompous fool
nation at large. Born and raised in Sweden, Tony was inspired by President Ronald Reagan to come to America. After becoming a naturalized citizen in 2003, he decided to become politically involved. Having seen, firsthand, the devastating effects of socialism in Europe, he was determined to fight for the traditional, conservative values that have helped make America the greatest nation on earth. Tony has served as the volunteer chairman of the Republican Party of San Diego County since March of 2007 and has been unanimously re-elected three times. Tony is a prolific fundraiser and under his leadership, the county party has grown in strength and influence and is widely seen as a national model for its organizational and financial strength. The Happy Hour Politics events are held the third Wednesday each month from 6pm–8pm at The Crossings, 5800 The Crossings Dr, Carlsbad. There is a $20 cash cover charge (includes appetizers); drinks available for purchase. For more information, email email@example.com. Check us out on Facebook as Happy Hour Politics, or follow us on Twitter @hhpcbad. RSVP immediately.
Republican Women to Welcome Local Republican Candidates - On Tuesday, April 26th, you are invited to the Carlsbad Republican Women’s (CRWF) meeting to hear local Republican candidates speak at the luncheon meeting. Invited candidates for the County Board of Education, School
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with a Charlie Chaplin moustache.” Such denunciations were followed with perceiving Hitler as, “another Napoleon that was wholly without scruples, a godless man who thought himself the only god.”
Years after the war, while relocated in America, von Braun commented on his role as a war scientist for Germany and expressed regret over the terror and death his V-2 rockets caused, but with a caveat: “I have very deep and sincere regret for the victims of the V-2 rockets, but there were victims on both sides. A war is a war, and when my country is at war, my duty is to help win that war.” While stationed in Huntsville, Alabama prior to NASA, von Braun and his German science research team tried valiantly to ‘blend in.’ At von Braun’s insistence, no member of his team was to speak German if there was so much as a single American within earshot. According to team member, Ernst Stuhlinger, even if only a janitor were close enough to hear them, German was verboten (forbidden). The new German residents were now settling down in a new culture. The Monte Sano mountains, near Huntsville, in northeast Alabama, reminded the new Teutonic residents of their homeland. However, the Alabama residents were wary of their new German neighbors as many of them knew about the Nazi Party and V2 rockets of World War II that rained death over London. Now in postwar America, rocketry vibrated Huntsville every time the powerful propulsion engines were tested by the German scientists, often rattling windows and cracking dishes around town. But, Wernher von Braun was a most charismatic individual who cut quite a wide swathe. He quickly became popular in accepting virtually every speaking invitation, winning over Rotarian club members and everyday town folk. Von Braun’s team members followed in his wake. One German scientist was offered a homemade pecan pie from 70year-old Loretta Spencer, the mayor of Huntsville. The moon was the limit, in a manner of speaking, for Wernher von Braun -- his popularity would soon see him making multiple nationwide television appearances with Walt Disney! America, as a nation, got their first glimpse of Dr. Wernher von Braun on
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The Paper • Page 4 • April 14, 2016 Felony Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested
On Thursday, April 7 at 6:51pm the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call to assist California State Parks Police on a traffic collision wherein the driver of the vehicle was still inside the vehicle and was being held at gunpoint by California State Parks Police Officers on Carlsbad Boulevard south of Avenida Encinas. Upon arrival Carlsbad Police Officers located a white Ford E350 van which had collided into a tree on the east curb line of south bound traffic on Carlsbad Boulevard south of Avenida Encinas. California State Parks Police Officers had the driver of the vehicle at gunpoint and were communicating with him from their police vehicle. The California State Parks Police Officers communicated to Carlsbad Police Officers that they heard the collision from their office and responded to provide assistance. When they contacted the driver of the vehicle he communicated incoherently with them and attempted to move his vehicle against their orders whereupon they retreated to their police vehicle for safety.
California State Parks Police Officers and Carlsbad Police Officers attempted for over three hours to convince the driver of the vehicle to voluntarily exit the vehicle however he refused. Carlsbad Police Officers ultimately forcibly removed the driver of the vehicle from the vehicle and took him into custody.
Man About Town
We revisited last week’s comments about the April Fool’s issue The Paper produced a number of years ago and came across some fascinating comments in our Letters to the Editor following that historic issue:
One of the first to figure it out was former Escondido City Clerk Jeanne Bunch. She said: “I knew right away this was an "April Fool's" joke. I've been there - no way will Paris release this "treasure." Escondido Councilwoman, Olga Diaz: “Lyle, This might be the best press Escondido has ever seen! Thanks for breaking the news.” Escondido City Councilman Ed Gallo: “Lyle, I know you're a little off center (must be the kippered herring) but the idea of replicas is not bad. Instead of spending $50M for a minor league ballpark
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 37 year-old Kirk Hansen of Encinitas. He was arrested for felony hit-and-run as well as driving under the influence and booked into Vista Jail. Major Injury Traffic Collision
On Friday, April 8, at 4:36 pm, the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a report of a traffic collision involving multiple motor vehicles in the intersection of Cannon Road and El Camino Real. Officers responded to the scene and found that a 1999 Honda Civic driven by a 37-year-old female had collided with three other motor vehicles. City of Carlsbad Fire Department personnel responded and provided medical treatment to the injured parties. One of the drivers was transported via helicopter to Scripps La Jolla and one other was transported by ambulance to Palomar Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. One of the injuries is possibly life threatening.
A preliminary investigation has revealed that the Honda was driving westbound Cannon Road. Two other vehicles, a Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette, were travelling northbound El Camino Real when the Honda entered the intersection and collided with the Dodge Ram and Chevrolet Corvette. The Honda and the Dodge Ram then travelled west where the Honda collided with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup that was stopped in the southbound El Camino Real turn lane waiting to turn eastbound onto Cannon Road. The collision is currently under let's spend the money on replicas of the Tower, Empire State Bldg, Golden Gate Bridge, and others along with a mini French Quarter for the restaurant portion. Now we're talking tourist attraction. Then we can build a tram to the Wild Animal Park, oops, Safari Park, and North County Fair, oops, Westfield North County, then on up to DeJong's pallatial digs in Valley Center. Remember the Simpson's show about the monorail? You think this is an April Fool's joke? Hey I'm on the City Council and you all know we don't come up with crackpot ideas. Escondido Councilman Mike Morasco: “What do you mean an April Fools joke?! You mean these are NOT going to be on the upcoming agenda? Perhaps not too late to gets Ed's ideas on! Excellent job!” Then-Escondido Chief of Police, Jim Maher: “What?! Its not true? My wife, of French ancestry, will be terribly disappointed....” Reader John Tashjian: My Dear Mr. Davis: My colleagues are furious and I am livid at your unscrupulous piece in THE PAPER of 31 March 2011 on the Eiffel Tower. You have just undercut the herculean effort of our consortium to bring the COLOSSI OF ABU SIMBEL to San Marcos, to be reassembled on the summit of a high hill at the south side of our fair city. My illustrious great grandfather first thought of this idea and we've been working on it earnestly ever since.” San Marcos Attorney, the late John Smylie: “While Sam Abed is to be congratulated on his project to bring the Eiffel Tower to Escondido, is the Environmental
investigation be the Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division. Oceanside Police Say Boy Hit by Car Will Survive
He got a helicopter ride to a hospital after he was hit by a car but the good news for a 7-year-old boy is that he will survive.
The youngser was next to an ice cream truck that was parked on Holiday Way when he dashed into the street about 8pm. He was hit by a car traveling about 30-mph according to Oceanside police.
Bystanders called 911 and officers found the boy conscious, but suffering from a serious chest wound. He was taken to Rady Children's Hospital for treatment. High Speed Chase Ends in Arrest
Speeds reach 120- mph as federal and state officers pursued a driver who blew through the SanYsidro border crossing from Mexico into the USA.
The chase ate up 60 miles up hiway 5 until finally coming to an end at the San Clemente checkpoint.
This all happened early Monday, about 1:45am. The driver hit a strip of spikes at the checkpoint and the pursuit ended. The driver refused to surrender but CHP officers used a shotgun with beanbags to break a rear window. The suspect finally surrendered, taken into custody with a multitude of charges filed. report under the California Environmental Protection Act completed? I filed a brief as a friend of the Court in the original “Friends of Mammoth” case. The act applies to all government projects. The act and cases following the act require the governmental agency to consider alternatives. Several alternatives should be considered. The Cleveland Arch is already half way across the country, while the Eiffel Tower must be moved from France. I also know someone in New York who will sell the Brooklyn Bridge for a reasonable price. The Brooklyn Bridge or the Cleveland Arch could be used to span the Escondido storm drain. Perhaps all three could be brought to Escondido as a Grand tourist attraction.” Escondido Mayor Sam Abed: “Lyle, The story of the year ... Sooooo funny, you did not mention that the project will be completed and open to the public on April 1, 2012. Phones are going crazy at city hall to buy seasons tickets.” From Joyce Masterson, Administrative Aide to City Manager, Clay Phillips, in an email to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido: Karen, “Please see the attached electronic copy of "The Paper," a free newspaper distributed around town. The lead story indicates there will be a news conference at the Arts Center tomorrow at noon AND a free lunch. It is obviously an April Fool's prank by Lyle Davis. But as unbelievable as the story is, we have been getting phone calls from people thinking it is true, so you may get some people showing
Letters to the Editor Dear Sirs
In Volume 46 - No 13, the March 31, 2016 edition of The Paper there was a great story beginning on the first page about the Beatles in San Diego as well as Elvis Presley's efforts to persuade President Nixon to ban the Beatles(!).
However, in an otherwise factual article how could there be such a glaring error regarding the date of Elvis's death ? ! This famous artist's death is well known to just about everyone as Aug.16, 1977, not 1988 as the article stated. You describe the author (Frederick Gomez) as "a writer's writer." Hardly, given such a huge mistake. /s/Andy Meadows San Diego County, CA.
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up for a free lunch! There may be confusion because as you know, there is a Charity Lunch there tomorrow for S.D. Women's Week! http://www.thecommunitypaper.com” Dawna K., Los Angeles, CA. “HAHAHAHAHA! One of the best ever, and that's no joke.” Marty Weiss, Philadelphia, PA: “Re The Tower: You could sell, at a nice premium, seats in the "Upper Tower French Bistro" having a good view of the action at the new baseball park. Patrons could sip their wine, eat their pate, and holler Parisian-style curses at the umps.” From Don Stuhldreier, from somewhere in Maine where he and his house are hidden under snow drifts: “Just my opinion, but I think more people could be seated if the Grand Canyon were to be moved to Escondido. An additional advantage would be that, since it's a lot closer than the Eiffel Tower, shipping cost would be much lower.” Another from Mayor Sam: “Lyle, thanks a lot. Now I have to live up to a higher level of expectation. This is the most favorable story a politician can get, and a record that will never be broken. You will be the first honorary guest at the April 1, 2012 grand opening. (Of the Eiffel Tower”} ••••• In other news . . . there has been a run by readers of The Paper who want to get archived copies of Friedrich Gomez’s brilliant story on Disneyland. Sorry, we
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Operation Paperclip Cont. from Page 3 March 9, 1955 when he appeared on the first episode of Walt Disney’s “Tomorrowland” television series. Von Braun would stay on to serve as Walt’s technical advisor on three space-related television films. Early on, when Disneyland in Anaheim was having technical difficulties in the creation of the park’s Tomorrowland, they asked for Wernher von Braun’s guidance and expertise. According to David R. Smith, Director of Archives at Walt Disney Productions, von Braun “pounced on the opportunity.” As a result, von Braun provided behind-the-scenes expertise in Disneyland’s creation of Tomorrowland at the famed Anaheim park in California. By the mid-1960s, Wernher von Braun was persuading legendary University of Alabama football coach, Bear Bryant and rival Auburn coach, Shug Jordan, to make television appearances with him to ask local voters to approve a bond to create a Space and Rocket Center. It was a short jump through time and space which eventually found Wernher von Braun leading our first moon shots for NASA, finally putting Neil Armstrong on the moon, the first human being to lay footprints on the lunar surface.
The complex and turbulent and, certainly, controversial journey that the German scientists paved to America will forever be associated with Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. It is an inextricable past that, stubbornly, holds on. It will forever be difficult and hyper-sensitive ground for historians to navigate over. A journey full of volatile and combustible opinions, pro and con, over this and that issue. Nothing will completely be resolved to everyone’s satisfaction. War is never a neat and tidy business. Rather, it is an emotional and physical complexity of events that form a minefield of explosive opinions, all varied, and without symmetry. There was fallout, domestically, when 10,000 GermanAmericans were interned as enemy aliens during the Second World War.
To this day, there remain some who say von Braun and his associates should have been deported. Then there are others who say America did what was necessary to remain competitive with its adversaries. Today, the face of America has changed in multiple ways. Over 50 million Americans claim German ancestry, which makes them the largest single ethnic group in the United States (if you divide Hispanics into MexicanAmericans, Cuban-Americans, etc.). In a 2013 U.S. census, of the approximate 50 million German-Americans, only a paltry 1.38 million speak the German language. I for one, speak fluent German and I am most proud of that fact. My closest friends are German and I revel in that fact, also. Objectively, NASA called Wernher von Braun, “Without doubt, the greatest rocket scientist in history.” However one views him through prismatic lighting, Wernher von Braun was certainly that.
Dr. Wernher von Braun died of pancreatic cancer on June 16, 1977 and is buried at Alexandria, Virgina. On his gravestone is a quote from Psalms 19:1: “The Heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament (vault or dome) showeth his handywork.”
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Frederick Gomez responds: Yep, I did make a boo-boo, Lyle, regarding the date Elvis died. But, I feel rather good about it -- it puts me in rather excellent company, such as with Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and just about all the other giants of literature, here and abroad. I'm particularly amused with Hemingway because he had to rely on book and magazine editors to catch his mistakes (a job editors often complained about Hemingway because his errors were so profuse). I'm going to have to make some more mistakes, but on purpose, just to remind people that I have feet of clay just as the other literary notables. I want to stay in their luminous company. Some never forgave Hemingway, or Faulkner, or others for making those mistakes. It's amusing that making mistakes was easy for those authors -- it was the 'forgiving' part that was the most difficult. Best wishes, as always, Friedrich.
Editor’s Note: Notwithstanding Fredrich’s ‘mea culpa,’ we have ordered a firing squad to proceed to his home forthwith. Without blindfold. That’ll teach him.
More on Fredrich Gomez:
Am assuming Lyle is reading or will be reading this comment sent as this email. It is always interesting to read Mr. Gomez' articles. He does some good research. Sound like a good friend of yours as well.
Wanted to comment about his comments in "The Beatles, Elvis and San Diego regarding the death of John Lennon as being 'brutally murdered by M.D.C. on Dec. 8, 1980." It reminded me of an article I read a while back by a person named Miles W. Mathis. He has written some very interesting articles about all kinds of historical "facts" we are familiar with through the press. While it is possible that Lennon was killed back then Mr. Gomez might find it of interest to read his article under the search engine using miles w mathis john lennon. It is 50 pages long so be prepared to spend a little time in reading it if interested. He is quite a good facial recognition pro. The background info he alludes to is quite extensive and compelling in coming to his statement that John Lennon never died. Mr. Mathis says he never bothers the person he looks into but finds all his facts on the Internet but only puts them together, which most people do not have the time or inclination to do themselves. Article is interesting whatever conclusion one may come to about it. /s/Robert Jelinek, San Marcos
Still More on Mr. Gomez:
I assume that it was a typo, and not an error in Fredrick Gomez's article that mentioned "Billy Gasper" instead of "Billy Casper" on the front page, first column. Just thought I'd bring it to your attention, probably not the first or last to do so.
Great article, as always, from Mr. Gomez. Big fan, and weekly The Paper reader, /s/Steve Beulke
Chuckles Cont. from Page 2 I also listen to their conversations and I tell them I love them.
And it works. I already have 3 persons following me: Two police officers and a psychiatrist. You're Not a Kid Anymore When
You consider coffee one of the most important things in life.
You quit trying to hold in your stomach, no matter who walks into the room. You enjoy watching the news.
The phone rings and you hope it's not for you. The only reason you're still awake at 4 am is indigestion.
People ask what color your hair USED to be. You're proud of your lawnmower.
Your best friend is dating someone half their age AND isn't breaking any laws.
You start singing along with the elevator music. You really do want a new washing machine for your birthday. Your car has four doors.
Freedom’s Cost is High
Freedom is not free. In fact, the price is incalculable. Our liberties are purchased with the most precious currency imaginable, the lives of young men and women who voluntarily place themselves in jeopardy so that the rest of us can live out our lives in freedom and security.
The cost of freedom was brought home when Staff Sergeant. Louis F. Cardin returned to Riverside County. He was received by throngs of citizens lining streets and bridges holding American and Marine flags and who later stood in line to pay their respects at a closed casket ceremony on the steps of Temecula City Hall. Staff Sgt. Cardin, one of almost 4,000 members of the United States military who have returned to Iraq since the rise of ISIS after the end of the Iraq War, was only 27. He was killed
You routinely check the oil in your car.
You've owned clothes so long that they've come back into style TWICE. You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge. 7 AM is your idea of "sleeping in."
You don't remember when you got that mole...or the one next to it. You write thank you notes without being told.
- according to Jeff Foxworthy
A man and woman were married for many years.
Whenever there was a confrontation, yelling could be heard deep into the night.
The old man would shout, "When I die, I will dig my way up and out of the grave and come back and haunt you for the rest of your life!" neighbors feared him. The old man liked the fact that he was feared.
Then one evening, he died when he was 98.
After the burial, her neighbors, concerned for her safety, asked, "Aren't you afraid that he may indeed be able to dig
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March 19 in a rocket attack on a base in the town of Makhmour.
On April 1, I was honored to join the Cardin family, friends, classmates and hundreds of local residents to participate in a solemn ceremony commemorating the life, service and sacrifice of SSgt. Louis Cardin. Louis “Louie” Cardin, the second-youngest of seven siblings, grew up in the Anza and Aguanga areas and lived much of his brief life in Temecula, where he graduated from Chaparral High School. Staff Sgt. Cardin was interred at Riverside National Cemetery on April 2. The debt we owe to SSgt. Cardin and his family can never be repaid. We can honor his memory, in part, by remaining strong, vigilant and free. The thousands of Sergeant Cardin’s defending our nation on civilization’s frontiers deserve no less.
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are all out. Our archived copies of that issue are no more. You may still read the electronic version on our website at: https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/the_paper_0211-16?e=2076238/33363589 ••••• Seems we have caused a wee bit of confusion for the customers of one of our favorite eateries, Casa Angelo in San Marcos. They were wondering if Tony had acquired a new wife.
I had mis-heard a reference to the owner’s wife and thought her name was Sheila . . . and referred to her by that name . . . several times. in fact, it is Jila - (which, of course, sounds very similar to Sheilah. Well, maybe not.) Her husband, whom we all call Tony has a real name of Bijan . . . but Tony is easier for Americans to remember. (They are a delightful Persian couple who own and operate a superb Italian restaurant. No better salads in town and the daily specials are a steal.) Casa Angelo, 823 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos. Just ask for Sheilah . . er, Jila, or Tony. ••••• About 25 years ago I did one of the smartest things I ever did in my life. I quit smoking. And I had hypnosis to thank for it. You see, I had very little will power . . . but hypnosis helped me get rid of a nasty, ugly, life-threatening habit. But the hypnotist who helped me quit was not as cute as Dr. Ginger Marable, Clinical Hypnotist. (You can read all about her on her website: absolutelysmokefree.com She claims a better than 95% success rate and her service is with a lifetime guarantee.
She has saved hundreds of lives with her system. And it only takes one session of about two hours! She individualizes her treatment for each client - learns what ‘triggers’ your impulse to smoke; deals with it, comes up with a plan that is yours forever . . . but that will help you quit after just one session. And, she points out, the session is fully tax deductible! You can give Dr. Marable ad call at 760.420.2279. (Or see her ad on page 13). ••••• I pass along this story as a memory of the not-too-distant past: Twice, we had television studios come to our location at Lyle's at Dixon Lake.
For 27 years I owned the concession there. Beautiful place. Quiet, great outdoor scenery, nice, clean, well manicured grounds, neat, clean picnic shelters . . . gorgeous lake as the backdrop.
The show was Renegade and starred Lorenzo Lamas, son of the famed Argentinian actor, Fernarndo Lamas. The younger Lams lived in Poway at the time; perhaps he still does.
He was a handsome guy, much like his dad. (Well, he was no lyle
davis, but still ...)
I think they paid us $500 each time as a location fee.
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As a bonus we got to watch them dress the set . . . converted a picnic shelter to a stable, with special techniques to make the building look 'old-West' - a certain patina to the saddles and other accessories that "aged" them . . . these guys know their stuff.
We got to watch the filming of the actors . . . and even though they had a mobile canteen that supplied upscale food . . . they'd stop by our concession stand and buy some food and drink. So I and my staff (mostly my staff) got to hobnob with the stars. ••••• I hate to show my age but my 60th high school reunion is coming up in August. Not yet certain whether I can make it or not. We have a family member who has health issues and I may have to stay home to help address those issues. Family, of course, comes first. Still, it will likely be the last time I’d be able to say ‘goodbye’ to my fellow alumni from ‘dear old Benson High School’ in Omaha, Nebraska.
Lots of wonderful memories from those years.
I didn’t date much in high school; at least not at my high school. I went with a young lady from across town (North High School) for most of my high school years. She has since passed on to the Great Perhaps . . . so I doubt I’ll see many ‘old girl friends’ from way back when. (Last time I went to a reunion I was amazed at how much my alums had aged. I, of course, had not aged a bit.)
I’m not fond of Omaha’s hot, humid, summers ... but I reckon most of the time we’d be inside, in air conditioned comfort. So many of my family and friends from that era and area have moved on . . . or passed on . . . still, I’d like to go. We shall see. Will keep you posted. “Give a cheer for Benson High . . dear old Benson High School ... Cheer her till her rafters ring . . .” (And I forget the rest. It’s been a few years, y’know).
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Board, the San Diego Republican Central Committee, Carlsbad City Council, Mira Costa College Board of Trustees, and Superior Court Judge will have the opportunity to address the group and present their platforms, followed by audience questions on each candidacy. Be better informed in your selection of best candidates on the June 7th California primary ballot. Carlsbad Republican Women are an active force in local political campaigns; participate in election activities, including voter education and registration, get-out-the-vote efforts, and candidate selection and support. General meetings of CRWF are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, 92011. Doors open at 11am; the program at 11:30am. Cost is $30/members and $35/non-members. For more information, contact Niki at 760.931.9420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by Wednesday, April
While in Tokyo, Berg dressed in a kimono and took flowers to the daughter of an American diplomat, who was in the hospital --the tallest building in the Japanese capital, but he never delivered the flowers.
Berg climbed to the hospital’s roof and with his movie camera filmed Tokyo Bay’s, several military installations, factories, and rail yards. Eight years later, Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle used Berg’s movies in planning the Tokyo raid. The Spy Who Played Pro Baseball
There once was a most talented man, who was a Major League Baseball player, but his primary job was being a spy for the U.S. Government. Catcher Moe Berg. In 1934, Berg was on the roster along with baseball legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig when they went on a tour of Japan. Why would a benchwarming catcher be included among a team of all-stars?
He had two loves: baseball and spying. Because of this, Berg had been enlisted by the government because he spoke 15 different languages, including Japanese. The War Department (now known as the Department of Defense), was aware the Japanese were building a powerful Navy and information was needed.
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Bilingual Book Discussion Group Meets at Public Library - Rincón Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, April 23, from 3:30–4:45pm in the Turrentine Room of the Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido. Senior Library Associate Cecy Rayphole will lead the discussion of this month’s classic selection, El Conde de Montecristo/The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas in both English and Spanish. Copies of the book are available for check out and may be reserved in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. Rincón Literario will meet next month, on Saturday, May 21, to discuss Nunca me abandones/Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. Rincón Literario is made possible by generous support from Friends of the Library. This program is free and open to the public. For more information about future Rincón Literario selections and other Library programs, visit library.escondido.org or contact Cecy Rayphole at 760.839.4289 or email@example.com.
Library Hosts El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day, Book Day) – The Escondido Public Library will celebrate El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day, Book Day) on Thursday, April 28, from 3:30-5pm, in the Turrentine Room, at 239 S. Kalmia, Escondido. This interactive program with storytelling and crafts connects families and children of all ages to books and reading, and celebrates the diversity of cultures in our community. El Día, as it is commonly known, is inspired by Mexico’s annual El Día del Niño (Day of the Child) and serves as an introduction to the rich family traditions preserved in the Latin community. It is also a nationally recognized initiative, especially celebrated by libraries, that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. Cecy Rayphole, Senior Library Associate, is organizing the festivities. All Library programs are free and open to the public; this program is sponsored by
While in high school Berg learned Latin, Greek and French. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton where he learned Spanish, Italian, German and Sanskrit. He did further studies at Paris’ Sorbonne and Columbia Law School picking up Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indian, Arabic, Portuguese and Hungarian. When the War Department found out about the amazing linguist, he quickly was recruited as a spy.
During World War II, Berg was in the OSS (Office of Strategic Services, a forerunner of the CIA). He parachuted into Yugoslavia to assess the value of the two partisan groups. He reported back that Marshall Tito’s forces were widely supported by the people.
The question of the Nazis’ progress building an Atomic bomb was Berg’s next assignment. Under the code name “Remus,” Berg was sent to Switzerland for a lecture by noted German physicist Werner Heisenberg. Berg managed to slip past SS guards at the auditorium posing as a Swiss graduate student. Berg carried a pistol and a cyanide pill. If the scientist was to indicate the Nazis were close to building an atomic weapon, Berg was ordered to shoot him and then swallow the cyanide pill. Sitting in the front row, Berg determined the Germans were nowhere near their goal, so he complimented Heisenberg on his speech and walked with the scientist back to his hotel.
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Friends of the Library. Registration is not required, but early arrival is encouraged as space and craft supplies may be limited. For more information about this program, contact Cecy Rayphole, at 760-839-4289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the Library’s programs can be found at library.escondido.org.
“Oceanside Pier: An Evening of Art & Wine” – The Oceanside Theatre Company will hold a painting party for adults “Oceanside Pier: An Evening of Art & Wine” from 6pm-9pm on Saturday, April 30, at Studio 219 adjacent to The Brooks Theatre, 219 n. Coast Hwy, Oceanside. This event will benefit the Oceanside Theatre Company Youth Academy program. Participants will learn how to create a painting in a fun atmosphere, while enjoying wine, appetizers, and desserts. The general public is invited to sign up for this special event. Jason Adkins of Paint-A-Holics, an Arts & Entertainment Company serving San Diego County (www.paint-a-holics.com), will give step-by-step instruction for all to complete
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In spite of being 41, Berg was to make more parachute jumps. He landed in German-held Norway where he met with underground fighters and located a secret heavy water plant—part of the Nazis’ effort to build an atomic weapon. His intel guided the Royal Air Force in a bombing raid to destroy the plant. Berg’s report from Norway had been distributed to Britain’s Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and key figures in the team in Las Alamos, who was developing the atomic bomb. President Roosevelt remarked: “Give my regards to the catcher.” After the war, Berg was awarded the Medal of Merit by President Harry Truman. The honor was America’s highest civilian war time recognition. Berg declined the honor because he couldn’t reveal his spying activities. Berg played for six ML teams, the last being the Boston Red Sox (1935-39) After his death in 1972, Berg’s sister accepted his Medal of Merit and today it’s displayed in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.
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his way out of the grave and haunt you for the rest of your life?"
The wife said, "Let him dig. I had him buried upside down; and I know he won't ask for directions." Penguins
Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica? Where do they go? Wonder no more!
It is a known fact that the penguin is
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their own painting of the famous Oceanside Pier. Food, beverage, instruction, and all supplies, including a 16" x 20" canvas, are included in the ticket price. Cost is $50/person or $80/couple (adults only). For registration and more info, call 760.433.8900 or visit www.oceansidetheatre.org.
ERWF’s Scholarship Candidate Wins 2nd Place at County - Congratulations to Escondido Republican Women, Federated, and their scholarship candidate, Taylor Menconi, of Escondido who won 2nd place and $1,500 from the San Diego County Federation of Republican Women. Save the dates, Monday, June 13th, where Taylor will receive her award from SDCFRW, and Wednesday, April 27th, where Taylor will read her essay at the Escondido Republican Women’s meeting, with her parents in attendance. Also, prior to that 11:30am meeting, the Red Shoe Book Club will meet at 10:30am. For information about the Book Club, contact Pat Harvey at 760.630.7686 or email@example.com.
LSM Republican Women Federated Meeting – On Monday, May 2nd, the Lake San Marcos Republican Women Federated (LSMRWF) club will hold their monthly luncheon meeting at the St. Mark Golf Club. The speakers will be Jacquie Atkinson, Bronze Star winning vet and Congressional candidate and Jennifer Kabbany, journalist and editor of thecollegefix.com. She received a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship in 2002, and currently contributes to National Review Online, writing on higher education issues. Cost is $25/person. Also, LSMRWF inviteds all Republicans, women and men of the Lake and surrounding area, to join the club. For membership information, contact Deanna Hempel at firstname.lastname@example.org. The community is invited to the 2nd Annual Ladies of the Lake Garden Party Fashion Show on Saturday, June 25th at St. Mark. There will be opportunity drawings for gift baskets, live and silent auctions, food and fashions from La Costa’s Steinmart. Last
a very ritualistic bird which lives an extremely ordered and complex life. The penguin is very committed to its family and will mate for life, as well as maintain a form of compassionate contact with its offspring throughout its life. If a penguin is found dead on the ice surface, other members of the family and social circle have been known to dig holes in the ice, using their vestigial wings and beaks, until the hole is deep enough for the dead bird to be rolled into, and buried. The male penguins then gather in a circle around the fresh grave and
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For all your prescription needs, your sundries, household items, and for medical supplies of all types, including walkers, canes, orthopedic shoes, pain relievers... it’s -
909 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido
“Nami,” the friendly Pharmacist!
Lots of FREE parking in back
Kitten Season is Here! –
“Kitten Season” is when the Humane Society desperately needs your help. March through September is the typical time of year when felines reproduce. During this time, thousands of orphaned kittens will rely on the Humane Society for help. Most will be underage (less than 8 weeks old) and will depend on the Kitten Nursery and Foster programs for the around-theclock care they need to survive. To prepare for the more than 4,600 fragile kittens coming in, the Humane Society is relying on you.
Gracious givers are invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of the Kitten Nursery on Saturday, April 16, between 10am and 4pm. Through these scheduled tours, supporters will see firsthand the specialty care they are helping to make possible for thousands of kittens during the most critical stage of their lives. Contact S.D. Campus at 619.299.7012; Escondido campus at 760.888.2275, or Oceanside campus at 760.757.4357 for more info.
For the entire month of April, they are hosting a Virtual Baby Shower to gather the donations needed. Contact the Humane Society or purchase needed items through their Amazon wish list.
Juried Art & Photography Awards Presented - The City of San Marcos Community Services held a Juried Art & Photography Awards reception at the Hearth Gallery in the San Marcos Community Center Drive recently during the San Marcos Alive celebration of the arts event. Jurors were Tonya Lenz and Marilyn Huerta of the San Marcos Arts Council and Ernie Cowan, photographer. The winners pictured l-r are: Steve Deck, 1st place photo; Jose Rodriguez, Jr, Honorable Mention art: Terry Ogden, Honorable Mention photo; G.L. Long, Honorable Mention photo; Anton Michalski, 1st place art; Suzie Anderson, 2nd place photo; Mary Vasile, Best of Show art; Jennifer Gowen, Best of Show photo; Lois Athearn, 2nd place art. Not pictured: Lillian Robinson, Honorable Mention art. To show works for upcoming 60 day exhibits, visit www.san-marcos.net Rotating Art Gallery or call 760.744.9000, x3503.
year’s success allowed donations to Troops Direct, Camp Pendleton Fisher House, San Marcos school literacy and local scholarship programs. For reservations to both events, contact Sandy Hines at email@example.com.
Have Messy Meetings? Nothing Gets Done? – Let the North County Unit of Parliamentarians guide you to meeting successes with Robert’s Rules of Order at a Free Workshop on Wednesday, May 4th, from 5:30-8pm. The workshop will be held at the Valley Center Library, 29200 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center. Subjects to be presented include how to write/use agendas and minutes; understanding motions; and amending by-laws. All pre-registered attendees will receive a workbook* (Registration by April 27th ensures a copy of the Workbook). Mail your name, address, telephone #, and email address to No. County
Unit Parliamentarians, c/o Sally Medina, 231 Dorothy Court, Escondido, 92027. Also, for info and/or registration, email GSpeerJr@aol.com. For more information about the content of the workshop, call Jacqueline Marazzi at 760.650.9290 or George Speer at 760.212.6339.
Library to Host “Star Wars: May the 4th Be With You! Celebration – On Wednesday, May 4th, from 3:30-5:30pm, the Escondido Library will host a Star Wars May the 4th Be With You program. This interactive event for all ages celebrates the Star Wars culture in books and cinema. Children and adults are encouraged to wear Star Wars themed costumes and participate in a contest
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at 5pm. Special guests from the international Star Wars costume enthusiasts’ organization, the 501st Legion, will be dressed in authentic Star Wars regalia to provide character meet-and-greets. Bring your camera for this unique photo opportunity! Additional activities include craft stations, an interactive light saber workshop, and a costume parade through the Library led by the 501st Legion. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido. All Library programs are free, open to the public, and sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration is not required, but early arrival is encouraged as space and supplies may be limited. For more information about this program, contact Monica Barrette at 760.839.4836 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the Library’s programs can be found at library.escondido.org.
pared to sing a one minute excerpt from a song of your choice. Bring an instrumental CD if desired. Also bring a school photo and a short list of past experiences you have had speaking, singing or dancing in front of a group. Beginners are welcome. The performances will be held at the San Marcos Community Center on May 20, 21, 22. For further information call 760.744.9000 or go to www.san-marcos.net/theatrewest.
City of San Marcos Invites You to Hike at San Elijo Hills Park to Sage Hill - The City of San Marcos invites you to go on a 4 to 7-mile hike from 9am to noon on Saturday, May 7th. This easy-to-moderate hike will start at San Elijo Hills Park, and travel east along Elfin Forest Rd. to Sage Hill, a San Diego County Open Space Preserve. Registration will take place at 8:30am at the San Elijo Hills
School District Honors Students/Staff at Nonviolence Community Celebration – Recently the Escondido Union School District (EUSD) held the 17th Annual Season for Nonviolence Community Commemorative Celebration to honor middle school students and staff members who contribute to peace and nonviolence at their school and in the community of Escondido. The following students and staff were recognized during this year’s celebration: Bear Valley Middle School – Jackson Griffen, Nora Pulido, Sarah Garcia Sanchez, Dovie Telesco, Fatima Valle, Barrett Voelker, and Terrilynn Quick (teacher); Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences – Valerie Urban, Sarah Zareh, Claudia Gonzalez, Dorthy Spicer, Juan Cruz, Mirna Vargas, and Sophia Gonzalez (teacher); Hidden Valley Middle School – Kevin Luquin, Jennifer Melendez, Adam Tomsik Albrecht, Rayne Cantero, Patrick Resolme, Eileen Vuong, and Robert Finn (teacher); Mission Middle School – Mya Reyes, Benny Ortiz, David Pattynama, Prescilla Pena, Litzy Sanchez, Fermin Velazquez, and Kristina Medina (teacher); Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center – Eliana Hazelrigg, Gerardo Hernandez, and Vanessa Miramontes-Solorzano (teacher); and Rincon Middle School – Lauren Frias, Warren Naval, DuyNathaniel Nguyen, Zoe Simmons, Amaya Briceno, Nathan Salow, and Tiffany Kalick (school psychologist). Officer Aaron Reber, from the Escondido Police Department, was the recipient of the Community Award and was acknowledged for promoting peace and safety in schools and for his positive influence on Escondido youth. The Season for Nonviolence takes place annually from January 30–April 4 to commemorate the anniversaries of the deaths of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During this time all 23 EUSD schools host activities to promote peace such as peace walks, assemblies, and community service projects. The EUSD has 23 schools: 17 elementary, 5 middle, and 1 intermediate. The photo shows recipients from Rincon Middle School; from left: Lauren Frias, Warren Naval, DuyNathaniel Nguyen, Zoe Simmons, Amaya Briceno, Nathan Salow, Tiffany Kalick (school psychologist), with Principal Beth Crooks (far right).
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Five members of Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC), a local women’s volunteer group, raised $565 by participating in the annual San Diego Humane Society Walk for AnimalsPaws in the Park event that took place at Kit Carson Park- Escondido in February. CWONC members support the Humane Society’s goal to provide vital services to animals and people by sheltering and adopting animals, and much more. For CWONC Club information, visit www.cwonc.org. Pictured l-r: Rebecca Buchen, Claudia Giardina, Kathleen King, Marianne Valencia. Not pictured Kathryn Shattuck
City Invites Youth to Audition for Chicken Little - The City of San Marcos Theatre West invites youth ages 7 to 17 to audition for the musical, “Chicken Little” at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, on Monday, April 18 anytime between 5pm and 8pm. Be pre-
Travel Trip to Kellogg Ranch in Pomona – On Wednesday, May 18, the trip to Kellogg Ranch will be a guided tour of the famous 8700 sq.ft. Kellogg House, designed by architect Myron Hunt, a buffet lunch at the Ranch Conference Center, followed by a visit to the Arabian Horse center at Cal Poly University. See these beautiful animals up close and learn about this special breed of horses. Final stop at the campus farm store wraps up the day before heading home. For info and reservations, call 760.745.5414, Mon-Fri 9am-12noon. Cost is $68/person.
Bird Club Meeting - North County Aviculturists Pet Bird Owners/Breeders meeting will be on Saturday, May 7th, at 7pm, at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista. Speaker will be Omar Gonzalez talking about The Status of Aviary Birds. There will be refreshments and free
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As always we continue to thank our brave troops for all they are doing for our independence.
God Bless America.
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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. Helping Veteran’s in Escondido
Council Member, Represents District 3
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Much of the help available to Veteran’s in North County comes from non-profit agencies who offer programs and services to supplement federal government benefits. There are many gaps in service and the City of Escondido has found a few small ways to help. We are addressing three specific areas – hiring veterans, supporting disabled veteran owned businesses and reducing building permit fees for
Any veteran who applies for employment with the City of Escondido will need to be qualified for the position but in an equally qualified applicant pool, a Veteran will get preference. Many cities have a similar practice.
As of April 6th, the City Council adopted a Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise ordinance to give a 2% bidding advantage on city purchase orders. This means
supplies and equipment purchased by the city through a bidding process will allow for a 2% advantage for bids submitted by a disabled veteran owned business. An additional 1% for locally owned business bidding also applies. The final step will be to reduce or eliminate building permit fees for disabled veterans remodeling or building a home in Escondido. We expect to consider this issue in the near future. Together, these three offerings from the City of Escondido are a substantive way to help our veteran residents.
“It’s A Tea Party” – The North Coast Women’s Connection (NCWC), sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries invites you to their “It’s a Tea Party” on Tuesday, May 10th from 11am to 1pm. Please wear hats or fascinators. The guest speaker will be Tamara Turner, whose message is “Inspired by My Mom.” A celebration of Motherhood…invite your daughters, granddaughters and their friends to hear Tamara’s story of loss at 15 years old, causing her to mature beyond her years. Make checks payable to NCWC for $21/per person, and send to Shirley Tanzi, 3016l Garboso, Carlsbad 92009. Reservations due by May 1st. Walk-ins on day of luncheon, $23/per person. To learn more about this event, contact Joanne Viner, NCWomensConnect@gmail.com. Check the website at www.stonecroft.ministries.org.
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you’ll miss it. But someone will walk out of your church with a new sense inside of them.
Lulu is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 10 year old, 34 pound, Pug / Beagle mix. She’s a Puggle.
Lulu gets along great with other dogs. She loves long walks, runs, and hikes. Her family gave her up when they moved and couldn’t take her along.
The $145 adoption fee for Lulu includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, 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. Kennels and Cattery open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday.
Judy, a 6-year-old Mastiff/Labrador mix, has captured the hearts of staff and volunteers and is hoping to find a special family to love her too! Judy, affectionately nicknamed “Judy Bug,” is a big girl but walks ever so nicely next to you while on leash. She loves to run and play outside, but is also just as happy laying down next to her humans for a nap. Judy is always delighted to see people and show them all the love she has to give. Judy is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus located at 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.
Pastor Hal Seed, New Song Community Church, Oceanside
Amazing Things that Happen Every Time You Go to Church
Attend just about any church next Sunday and you’ll see the usual obvious things taking place: people greeted, songs sung, Scripture read, a sermon preached. All good stuff.
But far more impressive things are happening on Sundays – and you may never see it.
1. Insights are gained. Insight is more valuable than silver (Proverbs 16:16). During next Sunday’s sermon, some powerful and profitable insights will be shared. 2. Hope is created. As Scripture is taught, somewhere in the church, someone is finding hope. Don’t blink or
3. God smiles. God doesn’t speak audibly very often, but one time he did. During Jesus’ baptism he was so moved with joy that he articulated out loud, “I am well pleased.” Imagine how you would feel if your children came together one morning to sing songs to you about how wonderful you are. I bet you’d have a big smile on your face. I believe this happens with God every Sunday. 4. Treasure is stored. At some point in every service, an offering is taken. According to Matthew 6:20, while that’s happening, givers are having treasure deposited in heavenly accounts with their names on them. Very cool! 5. Intentions develop. As God speaks in worship services, people are moved to live differently. Sometimes this happens during a song. Often it happens during a sermon. You can’t see it as you look around the room, but it’s an unseen reality: people change their intentions when they encounter the truth of God. I hope you’ll be in church next Sunday!
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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
Sun's up, shades on, keep safe and lifeguard on duty
Now hiring planned, it is important to make sure seasonal San we have qualified and trained staff on M a r c o s deck now.
With a guaranteed schedule of ten to Even though spring has just arrived, 20 hours per week and pay starting at San Marcos Aquatics is looking for $11.05 an hour, applications are due by seasonal lifeguards to watch over city April 15. pools and aquatic facilities for summer 2016. Lifeguards are community leaders that San Marcos lifeguarding offers a can make a difference and save lives chance to become part of an exciting while meeting new friends in a fun, team that helps people safely enjoy the poolside work environment. As trained water and have some summertime fun. first responders, San Marcos lifeguards With so many great summer camps, can also participate in the San Marcos swim lessons and special events Fire Department mentorship program.
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
Chuckles Cont. from Page 8 sing:
"Freeze a jolly good fellow." "Freeze a jolly good fellow."
You really didn't believe that I know anything about penguins, did you? It's so easy to fool OLD people.
SEENAGER I am a Seenager. (Senior teenager)
I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 60 years later.
I don't have to go to school or work. I get an allowance every month. I have my own pad.
I don't have a curfew.
I have a driver's license and my own car. If you are a Seenager, you will feel much more intelligent after reading this.
Life is good! 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, so why be scared? I also don't have acne.
Older people just seem slower because they know so much. People
don't decline mentally with age and the human brain doesn’t weaken with age. On the contrary, as people get older they simply know more. It just takes longer to retrieve their 100K terabytes of information as compared to the 500 gigabytes they had as a teenager. Just as a computer struggles when the hard drive gets full, it takes longer to recall the huge amount of data they have in their brains. Researchers say this slowing down process is not the same as cognitive decline. Dr. Michael Ramscar said: "The human brain works slower as it ages only because it has stored more information over time.”
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 memory problem. It is nature's way of making older people do more exercise. I have more friends I should send this to, but right now I can't remember their names. So, please forward this to your friends. They may be my friends, too. THE YEAR IS 1915
The year is 1915 – One hundred and one years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1915 :
The average life expectancy for men was 47 years. Fuel for cars was sold in drug stores
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Congratulations to Leadership Class
Participants from the Spring Vista Leadership Academy were recognized this past Tuesday at the Vista City Council. The City of Vista is proud of its 14th Leadership Academy’s graduating class. The Academy provides participating residents and Vista business owners insight on how their local government works and the responsibilities and operations of each department. Our City’s first academy was conducted in 2007 and that
session was an overwhelming success - and every subsequent academy has been even better! The Leadership Class spent seven weeks (once a week session) becoming better informed about the City's many responsibilities and functions. They learned how departments operated and toured city facilities and development projects, discussed important issues facing the city, such as planning, traffic, growth, and city finances and made lasting friendships with their peers. Congratulations to the spring 2016 participants!
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Two Fun Parks and Recreation Events
On Saturday, May 15th, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, the and Parks Recreation Department will kick off the annual Heritage Park Day Festival fundraising event at Heritage Park, located at 220 Peyri Road. There will be live music, dance performances, an antique car show, historic building tours, food booths, vendors and chances to win opportunity drawings. Admission to this event is $5 for adults and $1 for children, with proceeds benefiting the Friends of Oceanside Parks, a non-profit foundation established to raise money for recreational services and programs. Another much only. Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone. The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph. The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower. The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour. The average US worker made between $200 and $400 per year A competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year. A dentist $2,500 per year. A veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per year. And, a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year. More than 95 percent of all births took place at home. Ninety percent of all Doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION! Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as "substandard."
anticipated yearly Parks and Rec event is the popular Father/Daughter Ball, happening on Friday, June 10th, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Country Club Senior Center, located at 455 Country Club Lane. Girls up to the age of 12 are encouraged to attend with their Dads for a fun night of dancing, socializing and enjoying the hors d’oeuvres and entertainment provided. Admission price is $15 for “Dads” and $10 for “Daughters.” Preregistration is required. For more information or to register, please contact 760-435-5250. If you want to save time, register online at www.oceansiderec.com.
Sugar cost four cents a pound. Eggs were fourteen cents a dozen. Coffee was fifteen cents a pound. Most women only washed their hair once a month, And, they used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo. Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason. The Five leading causes of death were: 1. Pneumonia and influenza 2. Tuberculosis 3. Diarrhea 4. Heart disease 5. Stroke The American flag had 45 stars. The population of Las Vegas, Nevada was only 30. Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced tea hadn't been invented yet. There was neither a Mother's Day nor a Father's Day. Two out of every 10 adults couldn't read or write. And, only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school. self.
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age is over five years. The fact that PCs remain technologically competent for many years has caused the industry to create artificial “obsolescence.” by other means. Hyping new technologies, creating new OS (operating systems) and dropping support for older software are some ways the PC industry creates demand for new PCs. Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
Folks who make their living using computers (graphics artists, design engineers, video and sound transcribers and of course high end “gamers”) follow computer technology very closely and understand how changing technology affects their needs. Most users have neither the time, interest or need to stay up with ever evolving PC technology. That makes them potential victims for the computer industry’s misleading marketing strategies. In order to get the best “bang for your buck” these days, you need to understand how retail sales works and why you want to take with “a grain of salt” media advertising or any information from PC sales folks. Computer industry profits come from the sale of computers. Ten years ago the average lifespan of a PC was a bit more than two years. Today the average
Computer giants like Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and the “big box” retailers conspire to create demand for new products by exaggerating the benefits of their most recent products. It is in their best interest to convince users that they not only need a new PC, but one with the “latest and greatest” technology. Often their “latest and greatest” are little more than name and model number changes.
Cheap “loss leader” retail PCs are advertised to generate foot traffic. No one but the Asian manufacturer actually makes money on the sale of these PCs. Major PC brands who no longer design, build or service PCs (like Dell and HP) don’t even plan to make a profit from the sale of these PCs. They have already pocketed their share of the revenue by stuffing them with the paid advertisements known as “bloatware.” These ads, pop-ups, links, banners and trial programs are preinstalled by Asian PC makers and drop shipped to retail distributors. Since Dell and HP subcontract the warranty, repair and tech services to third parties, they’re not really computer companies any more, they’re advertising agencies.
FUNDRAISER FOR THE Woman’s Club of Escondido LARGE ORGANIZATION
Saturday, April 23rd • 8am-2pm All kinds of items; jewelry, clothes, shoes, books, kitchen stuff, glassware, etc. Non-profit community-minded organization; the oldest organized club in Escondido – 104 years old.
All proceeds go to support local community programs/projects that the Club supports each year. If you have items you would like to donate and can bring them in on Friday, April 22nd.
Please call 760.746.1649 to let us know.
Retail store sales personnel are trained to “up sell” customers to more profitable models. Failing that they have a few more tricks. Service contracts and extended warranties boost store profits and sales commissions. The will even offer to remove the factory installed “bloatware” for a price.
Most extended warranties are a joke. Typically neither the retailer nor the manufacturer actually ‘fix” broken products. New PC warranties are awarded to the “low bidder” and the “extended warranties” sold by retailers are simply third party warranty programs that the retailer sells for a commission, You can buy one yourself on the Internet for any product.
As a rule “big box” retail sales personnel know little about matching user needs and PC technology. It isn’t that they are bad people; it’s simply that they are trained to sell what’s in stock and, not what users needs. They are trained to hype technology using buzzwords that have no meaningful frame of reference, Some Intel i3s are faster than some i7s. 2nd Generation CPUs can be more capable than 6th generation CPUs. Nobody will tell you those things. Next week we will create some specifications to match usage patterns as a guideline to getting you the best bang for your buck on your next PC.
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Birthday party? Recital? Church Event? First you need to pick your date, then your venue! The Clubhouse of the Escondido Woman’s Club is the place to be! Large kitchen and stage
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009742 The name of the business: Sundry Rentals and Design, located at 1521 Winsome Dr., Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by: Cheryl McBride 1521 Winsome Dr. Escondido, CA. 92029 Lara McBride Alexander 955 3rd Street #$5 Encinitas, CA. 92024 The business is conducted by Co-Partners. First day of business n/a. /s/Cheryl A. McBride, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 07, 2016 4/14,4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009418 The name of the business: Cuts and Deals, located at 4729 Westridge DR., Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Donald E. George and Rutilo Wayne Reyes 4729 Westridge Dr. Oceanside, CA 92056 This business is conducted by Co-Parnters. First day of business n/a. /s/Donald E. George FThis statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 04, 2016 4/14,4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-008548 The name of the business: Mopart Wholesale, located at 930 Birch Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92027. This business is hereby registered by the following: Eric Juarez 930 BirchAve. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Eric Juarez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/25/2016. 3/31, 4/7, 4/14 & 4/21/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009496 The name of the business: Alternative Property Services, located at 2929 Fairview Drive, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is hereby registered by the following: Michael Martino 2929 Fairview Drive Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 4/05/2016. /s/Michael Martino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/5/2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-006288 The name of the business: Turn-Key Transaction Coordination Business Services, located at 2000 Montego Avenue, #93, Escondido,CA 92026. This business is hereby registered by the following: Darlene J. and Michael A. Reyes 2000 Montego Avenue #93 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. The first day of business was 8/17/15. /s/Darlene J. Reyes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/04/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/07 & 4/14 /2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007485 The name of the business: J-Mark Co., located at 2480 Coral St., Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is hereby registered by the following: J. Mark Mfg Inc. 2480 Coral St. Vista, Ca.92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. The first day of business was 8/29/1994. /s/Carol A. Jackson, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/15/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/07 & 4/14 /2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007304 The name of the business: Vivus Home Solutions, Inc., located at 2735 Stirling Ct., Carlsbad, CA. 92010. This business is hereby registered by the following: Vivus Home Solutions, INc. 2735 Stirling Ct. Carlsbad, Ca. 92010 This business is conducted by a corporation. The first day of business was 3/1/16. /s/Nadine Tyree, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/14/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/07 & 4/14 /2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007640 The name of the business: Fitness Without Limits, located at 2418 Carriage Circle, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is hereby registered by the following: Bonnie Nuciforo 2418 Carriage Circle Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Bonnie Nuciforo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/16/2016. 3/31, 4/7, 4/14 & 4/21/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007762 The name of the business: Merino Luxury Motor Cars, located at 6920 Miramar Rd. #208, San Diego, Ca. 92121. This business is hereby registered by the following: The Merino Group, LLC 1490 Sandbar Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. The first day of business was n/a. /s/George Merino, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/17/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/7 & 4/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-008001 The name of the business: Dels Barber Shop located at 650 S. Escondido Blvd., #C, Escondido, CA 92025. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jason Engelbrecht 1742 Mudge Lane Escondido, CA 92026 This business is conducted by an individual.. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Jason Engelbrecht This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/21/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/7 & 4/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007933 The name of the business: Honor Box, located at 1942 Tecate Glen, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Darren D’Ambrogi 1942 Tecate Glen Escondido, CA 92029 This business is conducted by an individual.. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Darren D’Ambrogi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/21/2016. 3/24, 3/31, 4/7 & 4/14/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-008457 The name of the business: DW Security, located at 3157 Skyline Drive, Oceanside Ca. 92056. This business is hereby registered by the following: Dale Walton 3157 Skyline Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual.. The first day of business was 3/25/16. /s/Dale Walton This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/25/2016. 3/31, 4/7, 4/14 & 4/21/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007259 The name of the business: Ruben’s Janitorial Services, located at 1043 Honeysuckle Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Ruben M Ugalde and Gloria Bustos 1043 Honeysuckle Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Ruben M. Ugalde This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/14/2016. 3/31, 4/7, 4/14 & 4/21/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009361 The name of the business: Puppy Gear, located at 7750 Rancho Santa Fe Road, #102, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by: Ryan Trang 931 Tucana Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This Business is Conducted by an individual. First day of business 4/4/2016. Signed by Ryan Trang This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/4/2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00009955-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Souhir Stephenson filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Souhir Stephenson to Proposed name Sue Stephenson. 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 10, 2016, 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 Mar 25, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 3/31, 4/7, 4/14 & 4/21/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009575 The name of the business: Sanchez HVAC, located at 1436 Phillips Circle, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Mitchell E. Sanchez 1436 Phillips Circle Vista, CA. 92083 This Business is Conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a.. Signed by Mitchell E. Sanchez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/5/2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-008814 The name of the business: Rheumatology and Arthritis Medical Clinic, located at 277 Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Kayal Medical Group Inc. 1089 Brightwood Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation.. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Basma Al Nahlawi, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/29/2016. 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, & 4/21/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-008453 The name of the business: BentleyGroup, located at 1003 La Tierra Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Mark Bentley 1003 La Tierra Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. The first day of business was 2/10/2011. /s/Mark Bentley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/25 /2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007170 The name of the business: SSIT, Portable Target, located at 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, #104, San Marcos, CA.,92078. This business is registered by: Bret and Yadhira Rotheram 649 Helmsdale Road San Marcos, CA 92069 This Business is Conducted by A Married Couple. First day of business n/a Signed by Bret Rotheram This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/14 /2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009022 The name of the business: Stigmata Vineyard, located at 1652 Via . This business is registered by: Bret and Yadhira Rotheram 649 Helmsdale Road San Marcos, CA 92069 This Business is Conducted by A Married Couple. First day of business n/a Signed by Bret Rotheram This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/14 /2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009203 The name of the business: Tint and Timber, located at 3128 Levante St., Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by: Twigg Botanicals 3128 Levante St. Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This Business is Conducted by a corporation. First day of business 4/1/2016. Signed by Robin Mathis, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/1/2016. 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 & 4/28/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009412 The name of the business: Au Natural Superseed, Au Naturale Superseed, located at 2322 Pod Drive, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Ed and Candice Daher 2322 Pod Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 This Business is Conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business n/a. /s/Ed Daher This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/4/2016. 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009667 The name of the business: Zinko Photo & Video, located at 3800 Oceanic Drive, Suite 110, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Steve K. Gibbs 3800 Oceanic Drive, Suite 110 Oceanside, CA. 92056 This Business is Conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Steve K. Gibbs This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/6/2016. 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-009003 The name of the business: Cornerstone Plumbing, located at 2964 Hill Valley Dr., Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by: Eric Wiebel 2964 Hill Valley Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92029 This Business is Conducted by an individual. First day of business 6/14/07. /s/Eric Wiebel This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/30/2016. 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007604 The name of the business: Agave Short Load Concrete Mix, located at 1901 Suncrest Ave., Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Araceli Preciado 1901 Suncrest Ave. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This Business is Conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Araceli Preciado This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/16/2016. 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007662 The name of the business: Cole & Associates, located at 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, CA 92078. This business is registered by: L. Cole & Associates Mobilehomes & Real Estate Inc. 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, CA 92078 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 1/1/86. /s/L. Cole, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on March 16, 2016 4/14,4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
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City of San Marcos Declaring Vacancies on Various Boards, Committees and Commissions
The City of San Marcos has established boards and commission to assist with various functions of the City which makes decisions and/or recommends to the City Council. The City enables and ensures all citizens of the City, pursuant to the Maddy Act (Act), have equal access to specific and current information about the many local regulating and advisory boards, commission, and committees. In compliance with the Act, the noted vacancies below will be posted on the City’s website with application forms made available in the City Clerk’s office and online at www.san-marcos.net. The City will be accepting applications until the close of business on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Applications will be reviewed by the City Clerk’s office to ensure that they meet eligibility requirements set forth according to each commission’s or committee’s governing documents. Applicants qualifying for service will be invited to attend the City Council meeting on May 24, 2016 at 6 p.m., where they will be interviewed and provided the opportunity to express their qualifications for the position. The City Council will then nominate and vote on individuals to fill each vacancy. The following is a list of scheduled vacancies and terms that will expire on June 30, 2016. Budget Review Committee: (3-year term) 3 Regular seats – Term Expires 6-30-2019
Youth Commission: (3-year term) 4 Regular seats – Term Expires 6-30-2019 If you have any questions regarding the declared vacancies on various boards, committees and commissions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, or call (760) 744-1050, Extension 3145. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 4/14/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007663
The name of the business is: Cole Realty & Mortgage, located at 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, CA 92078. This business is registered by: L. Cole & Associates Mobilehomes & Real Estate Inc. 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd San Marcos, CA 92078 This business is being conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/1/86. /s/L. Cole, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on March 16, 2016 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-007664 The name of the business is: L. Cole & Associates Mobilehomes & Real Estate Inc., located at 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: L. Cole & Associates Mobilehomes & Real Estate Inc. 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd San Marcos, CA 92078 This business is being conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/1/86. /s/L. Cole, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on March 16, 2016 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 & 5/05/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-010009 The name of the business: TK Realty, located at 7166 Sitio Caballero, Carlsbad, CA 92009. This business is registered by: Tuyet-Khanh Thi Pham 7166 Sitio Caballero Carlsbad, CA 92009 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 8/18/2010. /s/Tuyet-Khanh Thi Pham This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 11, 2016
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NOTICE INVITING BIDS 2016 STREET SURFACE SEAL PROJECT (SLURRY SEAL)
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will receive such bids in the offices of Agency at City of San Marcos Public Works Administration, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, California 92069, up to the hour of 10:00 a.m. on May 5, 2016, at which time they will be publicly opened at Public Works. Bids received after the hour and date for the bid opening will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. The work to be done is described in these Bid and Contract Documents for the above stated Project. The general Scope of Work is as follows: DESCRIPTION OF WORK The work generally consists of the placement of asphaltic surface treatments of latex modified slurry seal (seal coat). Work also includes public noticing and business coordination, traffic control, surface preparation, removal and replacement of raised pavement parkers, removal of striping, removal and replacement of thermoplastic pavement legends, and placement of temporary slurry tabs. LOCATION OF WORK The work to be constructed is located along various roadways throughout the City of San Marcos. Reference Appendix A and B within Special Provisions for a detailed description and limits of the work to be done. GENERAL Copies of the Bid and Contract Documents are available for inspection at no cost to the bidder at the front counter of the Development Services Department on the first floor of City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 920692918. NO BID SETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. In conformance with State of California Assembly Bill 2036 complete bid sets will be available electronically, at no cost, at http://www.san-marcos.net and http://www.ciplist.com. It shall be the responsibility of the prospective bidders to download and print the bid documents for review and bid. Bidders shall also check the website for addendums which will be posted no later than 48 hours prior to the bid opening. Each addendum will include a conformation sheet indicating receipt of the addendum. This sheet must be signed and included with the bid for each addendum issued. Bids which do not include the conformation sheet(s) for each addendum, if any, may be rejected. The City of San Marcos does not warrant, represent, or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of information provided from any third party source. The City shall not be responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for any loss or damages of whatever kind, nature, or scope, including, but not limited to, time, money or goodwill arising from errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in any documents and/or information retrieved from any third part source. Prospective bidders are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. For a complete set of bid documents or the applicable RFP, all interested parties are directed to the City’s website at http://www.san-marcos.net or www.ciplist.com. A Pre-Bid Conference will not be held for this project.
Bids shall be written clearly and legibly in ink in conformance with the Instruction to Bidders. All bids shall be submitted to the Engineering Division in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with "SEALED BID FOR 2016 STREET SURFACE SEAL PROJECT DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL." If using Federal Express or other such service for bid submittal, the contents of the submittal must be noted on the outside of that envelope as stated above. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check payable to the City of San Marcos, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total aggregate bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds acceptable to the Agency. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et seq IS required for this project. The Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such Contractor, 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. Attention is directed to the provisions of the Bid and Contract Documents which require retention from payments to the Contractor to secure performance under the Contract. Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, acceptable securities (securities listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank or savings and loan, certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts or standby letters of credit) equivalent to the retention amount shall be permitted in substitution of money withheld by the Agency to ensure performance under the Contract. Such securities shall be deposited with the Agency or with a California or Federally chartered bank or savings and loan as escrow agent who shall return such securities, along with any interest thereon, to the Contractor upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the Work by the Agency. The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date the bids are publicly opened. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids neither creates nor imposes any obligation upon the Agency to enter into a contract. Liquidated damages for this Project will be per the Special Provisions. Estimated construction cost: $481,000.00 s/s Michael Edwards, Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp April 14, 2016 and April 21, 2016
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Cosmetic - Ceramic (NonMetallic) Crowns - Smile Enhancements
Ceramic, Non-Metallic Crowns are the current rave for Cosmetic Smile Enhancements. Everyone wants teeth that, once restored, “Brightens Your Smile” and gives you that overall “Glow” your face has begun to miss as we age and begin to wrinkle and tarnish a bit. Some of the old metal crowns caused allergic reactions and current research indicates they may be contributing to cancer formation. Metal crowns had been replaced in the mid-1960’s by porcelain jacket crowns. But by the mid-1980’s these crowns showed a 25% chance of failing after 11 years, with failure rates on posterior
teeth going much higher! Fortunately, in 1983 Horn, Simonsen and others introduced the first bonded porcelain crowns. Although these crowns didn’t fracture as often, they frequently came loose from their underlying teeth because their dental cements didn’t adhere well to dentin. Today, along with the development of newer cements, the modern day all-ceramic crowns have arrived. These new systems not only stay bonded to teeth well, they can also be categorized into two groups: those that are translucent and very natural in appearance and those that are more opaque having a higher-strength core that resist extreme chewing forces. Both are fabricated without a metal backing and therefore do not show their metal (called “shine through”) up by the gum line as their owner’s gums recede with age. There are several companies producing various formulations of these ceramics and
supplying them to the dental labs for crowns and bridges. Just to keep it simple, the opaque, stronger crowns are made from a Zirconia core and used in posterior teeth because they can withstand the stronger forces exerted in that region. The translucent, more color adjustable crowns are made from a pressured ceramic and are thus mostly used for anterior teeth. For those who have very strong bites and/or grind at night we now have a third option which allows us to “layer” porcelain onto the Zirconia based crowns resulting in stronger anterior teeth that won’t chip with their night-
In general the dentist will pick the appropriate cosmetic crown for you based on several factors including how much support is needed, whether the teeth are discolored, how much of the tooth is remaining, whether it will show when you’re speaking, eating, smiling, etc., as well as how much clearance you have with the opposing teeth, where your gum line is located, and finally, the color of your teeth. If you have an “unusual” color disposition, then the translucent crown may be the best choice!
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