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May 2, 2019

Volume 49 - No. 18

By Richard “Pete” Peterson

We landed at Maasai Mara airstrip to much excitement. Ping, our new guide, introduced himself quickly, grabbed our luggage, tossed it into the truck and said, “The lions are about to make a kill. Let’s hurry.” Just like reality TV! We jolted across the savanna in hot pursuit of the hunter. In the The Paper - 760.747.7119

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distance a cloud of dust rose, and maybe thirty seconds later we saw a lioness padding across the savanna. “She missed,” Ping said. It was a spectacular day, sunny, with the ever-present African wind stirring shrubs and kicking up dust. We were surprised at the amount of wild life we saw. Within minutes we saw rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, water buffa-

lo and literally hundreds of scavenger birds including the rare Ginnent Antelope plus Oryx, hartebeest (rare), and of course, the ubiquitous Kori Bustard. Seeing the Marsh Pride of lions was like revisiting friends since we too were fans of National Geographic’s television shows on them. We parked at a fallen tree, to watch a young male sleep, stretched out on a limb.

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Ping, like all the guides assigned to us, loved his work. All eagerly shared their knowledge on everything African. Ping went into great detail on the vicious nature of water buffalo, while a particularly menacing one lowered his horns and trotted toward our vehicle. When the animal was maybe fifty paces away, Ping hit the ignition and we backed away. Too close for me. (Later, we learned he had


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been seriously injured by a water buffalo as a young man.) Perhaps he was showing his dominance now.

On the way to the lodge, we encountered more game than I could record: Thompson and Grant’s gazelles, water buck, crocodiles, baboons, monkeys, hyenas, zebra, giraffe, elephants, topi (rare), Spring Bok, ostrich, green-spotted wood doves, brilliant blue starlings and many other beautiful birds.

Nancy Anne was pensive on the ride. “Hasn’t it been fantastic? Not just the animals, but the different terrain, and the people and their way of life.” The visit to the Maasai manyatta the day before affected her deeply. “Can you imagine raising a family in a dung and mud hut with no electricity or running water? No in-door plumbing, no medical care? Your kids play in cow manure all day and those that survive at nine or ten are herding sheep and cattle all day, every day.” She paused. “Those kids yesterday walk 3 miles to school. If elephants are around, they come home.” She shakes

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

NUMBER 1:

If you ever testify in court, you might wish you could have been as sharp as this policeman. He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the police officer's credibility.

Q: 'Officer --- did you see my client fleeing the scene?' A: 'No, sir. But I subsequently observed a person matching the description of the offender, running several blocks away.' Q: 'Officer, who provided this description?' A: 'The officer who responded to

her head. “We live a blessed and sheltered life, Peterson.” I agree.

An example of “roughing it” at Mara Plains Camp

The day we left Escondido, President Obama addressed the nation with plans to repel ISIS, or ISELor ISL, the vicious, ultra-violent terrorists of Syria, but I was more concerned that my beloved Cardinals had a precarious hold on first place in the National League Central and the Chargers lost to Arizona, 18 to 17. Would I be home in time for the baseball play offs? After all, some things are important. Vivid impressions of our Mara Plains visit abound: Jackals at a fresh Tommy gazelle kill and vultures descending by the 20’s and 30’s within minutes; a huge, old bull elephant living out his remaining days alone on the savanna, skin sagging, head bowed, eyes sad; 7 lions drink-

the scene.' Q: 'A fellow officer provided the description of this so-called offender. Do you trust your fellow officers?' A: 'Yes, sir. With my life.'

Q: 'With your life? Let me ask you this then officer. Do you have a room where you change your clothes in preparation for your daily duties?' A: 'Yes sir, we do!' Q: 'And do you have a locker in the room?' A: 'Yes, sir, I do'

Q: 'And do you have a lock on your locker?' A: 'Yes, sir.'

Q: 'Now, why is it, officer, if you trust your fellow officers with your life, you find it necessary to lock your locker in a room you share with these same officers?'

A: 'You see, sir, we share the building with the court complex, and sometimes lawyers have been known to walk through that room.’

The courtroom EXPLODED with laughter, and a prompt recess was called.

The officer on the stand has been nominated for this year's 'Best Comeback' line -- and we think he'll win. NUMBER 2:

ing at a water hole - 2 females and 5 males - mothers and sons we were informed; magnificent breakfasts under the acacia trees with the green hills of Tanzania in the distance- - linen napkins and table clothes, freshly prepared omelets, delicious bacon and sausage, fried potatoes and melon washed down with hot coffee or mint tea, while ringnecked doves call from a nearby tree.

Konee serves breakfast at Amboseli A leopard in gray grass in the shadow of shrubs, her brown and black spots on pale yellow skin blend in so perfectly that we look away for a second, it takes a minute to find her again. Look at those yellow eyes

Porcupine family encounter. They’re rare now, but the white

Now We Know Why He Was a General -----

In an interview, General Norman Schwarzkopf was asked if he thought there was room for forgiveness toward the people who have harbored and abetted the terrorists who perpetrated the 9/11 attacks on America. His answer was classic Schwarzkopf. The General said, "I believe that forgiving them is God's function. OUR job is to arrange the meeting." NUMBER 3:

Dana Perino (FOX News) describing an interview she recently had with a Navy SEAL. After discussing all the countries that he had been sent to, she asked if they had to learn several languages? "Oh, no ma'am. We don't go there to talk." NUMBER 4:

Conversation overheard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz while flying from Europe to Dubai. Iranian Air Defense Site: 'Unknown aircraft, you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.' Aircraft: 'This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace.'

Air Defense Site: 'You are in Iranian

quills of the male in the distance were our first hint. Then, mother and baby. As we approached, Dad bid good bye and ran for the bolt hole. Mom also ran, but every 25 or 30 yards she’d stop and wait for baby. Finally, she too, dove into the den. Baby followed closely behind.

The dance of the ostriches. The handsome male struts by, fluffing his feathers. A female gives him a withering, “I’m not that kind of girl,” look and walks off. The male and the other female stand together, necks entwined as if planning his next move. A few minutes later, the first female swaggers past. She stops and shows her feathers, white and black and magnificent, then trots off. The male’s neck grows bright red. His feet move like a honkytonk dance on a Saturday night. He extends his beautiful wings, his feathers beating the air, his head bobbing up and down and sideways. The female‘s impressed. She squats in the dust. The male trots up and mounts her. They wiggle and flap wings, dry dust rising into the wind as they conAfrica! Cont. on Page 3

airspace. If you do not depart our airspace, we will launch interceptor aircraft!'

Aircraft: 'This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 Fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait!' Air Defense Site: (... Total silence)

A Final Thought… The guys at the golf course asked me to name an actress I would like to be stuck in an elevator with. I told them the one who knows how to fix elevators. ...I'm old, I'm tired, and I have to pee a lot. •••• Question: When is a retiree's bedtime? Answer: Two hours after he falls asleep on the couch.

Question: How many retirees to change a light bulb? Answer: Only one, but it might take all day. Question: What's the biggest gripe of retirees? Answer: There is not enough time to get everything done. Question: Why don't retirees mind being called Seniors? Answer: The term comes with a 10% discount

Question: Among retirees, what is considered formal attire? Answer: Tied shoes.


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San Marcos Native Protects U.S. Navy Forces in the Middle East - NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN – Lt. j.g. Ray Martinez, a San Marcos, California, native, wanted to support his country any way he could and felt the Navy was the best way because of the programs it offered.

Now, 16 years later and half a world away at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, Martinez serves as the leading-edge of the Navy the nation needs. “The constant relocation is the most challenging for me because you establish yourself at a command or area and when you learn it, it is time to leave and start all over

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summate their love. Such romance. And he didn’t even buy her dinner.

Lost and alone on the savannah Our Guides

We had three guides on our safaris. First, was Konee at Ol Donyo Lodge. We met him in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Impressive in his red Maasai robe, beaded and shiny jewelry, he’s proud of his heritage. A Christian, he is quite erudite and most knowledgeable of the game. He was quite personable, gladly sharing stories about his family, and very proud of his daughter, whom he hopes becomes educated and ‘fulfilled.’ We visited his village and saw firsthand how his people revere him.

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again,” said Martinez. “Friends you make will always be there, but may not be able to maintain them.” Martinez, a 2002 graduate of Indio High School, is an environmental health officer at NSA Bahrain, forwarddeployed to the Arabian Gulf region in the Navy’s U.S. 5th Fleet. For Full Story: visit https://navyoutreach.blogspot.com/2019/0 4/san-marcos-native-protects-usnavy.html. ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ Runs May 3rd, 4th, & 5th If you haven’t seen this play yet, you still have a chance to see the Community Players Theatre presentation of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on Friday and Saturday, May 3rd and 4th at 7pm, or Sunday, May 5th at 2pm. The Community Players Theatre is located at the Community Lutheran Church, 3575 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido 92027.Tickets cost $18/reserved or $15/general admission, and are available at the door of each show, or at www.clcfamily.org.

Carlsbad Village Faire on Sunday The semi-annual Carlsbad Village Faire, hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, on May 5th, will be from 8am-5pm, in downtown Carlsbad. It will stretch east to west from Carlsbad Boulevard to Jefferson Street and north to south from Beech Avenue to Carlsbad Village Drive, with all streets closed for pedestrian use only. This popular event has become the largest oneday street fair in the nation, and was started in 1974. This event gives visitors the chance to explore more than 750 vendors selling a variety of goods, including unique art, antiques, clothing, handmade goods, and much more. The event attracts attendees from across California and even other states, and features live music, rides for kids, an international food center and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast. This event gives the community and tourists the opportunity to create lasting memories while discovering and supporting local businesses and helping to drive the Carlsbad economy. During the event, the Kiwanis Club of Carlsbad will continue its more than 25-year tradition by hosting a pancake breakfast at the Carlsbad railroad depot. The meal includes pancakes,

Albert of Borana Lodge is learning his ‘craft’ so that someday he can open his own safari service with funds provided by his tribe. He has been a guide for over ten years. “Africa must become unified if we are to compete in the world,” he said. “Tribal disputes, arguments over small, inconsequential matters and long-smoldering tribal feuds only impede our progress. We have many resources to develop, but we fail to use them adequately. Our school system, agricultural methods and electrification of rural areas along with health care and better transportation systems must become priorities.”

Ping from Maasai Plains, was invited to help establish Maasai Land in Atlanta, Georgia, by Eisner, the Disney President himself. Ping spent 5 years in the States. He liked it, but found it tiring after a while, with our emphasis on competition. He is Maasai and worries that, “Our way of life will be wiped out within twenty years unless we change or outdate our ways.” His first child was born in a hospital with ‘clean’ instruments, but he is quick to say he married a ‘parent-chosen’ bride,

sausage, coffee and juice, and will be served between 7:00am and 12noon.

To make parking more convenient, complimentary shuttles will run to and from the Faire.Shuttles will pick up and drop off visitors at the Poinsettia Coaster Station and at the west corner of Sears at The Shoppes at Carlsbad. Additional handicapped parking is available at the Carlsbad Visitor Center (the old train depot) located at 400 Carlsbad Village Dr, as well as at the Village Faire Shopping Center located at 300 Carlsbad Village Dr. Handicapped spaces are limited. For more information about the Carlsbad Village Faire, please contact the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce by visiting www.carlsbad.org or calling (760) 931-8400.

City of San Marcos Seeking Youth Ambassador Applicants If you haven’t applied already and you are interested you still have time to get your application in for the San Marcos Youth Ambassador program. This program was established to provide volunteer opportunities to high school students while offering assistance to city, local service cubs, charities, and Chamber of Commerce events. Students must be in grades 9, 10 or 11 when making application and have been attending high school in San Marcos for at least six month prior to the application process. They will serve a one-year term from July 1-June 30 and must agree to complete this term. The Ambassadors will be selected by a committee. Applicants are rated on their application, written answers to two questions and one letter of reference. Those selected receive an interview by a panel of local community leaders and are judged on personality, enthusiasm, ability and willingness to promote & support San Marcos. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 6th at 5:30pm. To print an application packet visit www.san-marcos.net or contact bthill@san-marcos.net.

Widows and Widowers Group Invite you to Socials The North County Widows and Widowers invite you for these social gatherings: Monday, May 6, 2:30pm, Old

and has so far resisted the pressure to take another wife. He says that most missionaries, “are too demanding and do not provide satisfactory child education programs, unless you profess Christianity.” Since the Maasai use cows as currency, he wished to set an example “that educated men must set.” The cows he owns are milk cows, and he shares milk and butter with his community. He was due to visit the States again to be in long-time African friend’s wedding. While here, he’ll tour a dairy farm. Ping is quite technology-mined, uses a Blackberry and feels he has taken enough pictures over the years to make an outstanding book on African wild life. Observation on a Half-shell

My viewpoints on Africa are quite similar to Albert’s. Africa must overcome tribal disputes and long-smoldering feuds that have led to genocide. Poaching must be stopped. Resources must be utilized to aid the people. Poverty is endemic, thus jobs and credit systems must be developed. Improved educational opportunities and modernized agricultural methods are needed. Electricity, better

Time Radio Performance (free event) with interesting characters and sound effects at MiraCosta Learning Center (free parking), 1831 Mission Ave, Oceanside. RSVP to 760.741.8004. Tuesday, May 7th, 9am3pm, Come Along with Shirley to Desalination Plant tour to include breakfast at Beach Break and Hubbs Seaworld Research Institute. Book directly with Vista Sr. Center, 760.643.2828. Note: free parking at Sr. Center and bus leaves from that location. Friday, May 10th, 5pm, dinner and dancing, Twilight Dinner Dance, Vista Elks, 1947 E. Vista Way, Vista.Dinner $15 plus $2/service charge. RSVP to 760.438.5491. Tuesday, May 14th, 3pm Happy Hour Wildwood Crossings, 116 Civic Center Dr, Vista; RSVP to 760.758.1513. Vista Friends and Newcomers May Coffee Thursday, May 9th, at 10am, is the date and time for the Vista Friends and Newcomers May Coffee to be held at Pegah’s Kitchen, 945 Santa Fe Ave., Vista, in their private room. Come prepared to order breakfast and meet new friends. Guest speaker will be Linda Sundran from Camp Pendleton Rotary. Anyone interested in joining VFN please call Sandy at (760) 390-2397. El Camino Quilt Guild Meeting May 9th The El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30am Thursday, May 9th, at QLN Conference Center, 1938 Avenida Del Oro, Oceanside 92056. Parking is limited, so please carpool if you can. Doors open 9am.  Guest fee for the meeting is $10. Linda Sullivan (https://colourwerx.com) is our May speaker. She was a television professional who discovered her life long passion is quilting. It became her new career. She and her partner Carl will take us on their colourful 16 year journey from their very first quilt to their new company Colourwerx. The workshop on Friday is Curves Cosmos perfect for beginner and advanced student alike. Learn easy, fun, wonky strip piecing to form a gorgeous 22

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health care and improved roads and transportation would yield great benefits. Dictatorships must be ended. I realize I am crying in the wilderness and nothing much will change. In my opinion, Africa will always be Africa, a land rich in wonderful people, untold resources and undeveloped potential, where a dearth of reliable leadership has led to corruption at the highest level and the people have paid the price in stunted or nonexistent futures. ••• Our day in Nairobi was long – roughly from 10:00 a.m. arrival to 11:30 departure that evening. We’d arranged for a driver from Southern Cross Safaris. He was to take us to a certain gift shop Nancy Anne had scoped out on the Internet. It was early afternoon when we arrived there. We were famished, so we went to a nearby restaurant. It took forever to be served. We had other stops to make, so NAP ate quickly and headed for the gift shop, leaving me with our guide to talk and savor the great Kenyan coffee. Throughout our trip we had used her credit card for expenses, so she intended to Africa Cont. on Page 5


Local News

The Paper • Page 4 • May 2, 2019 Fatal Collision - Escondido

On April 27th at 9:04 PM, Escondido Police and Escondido Fire responded to a vehicle collision at Centre City Parkway and Highway 78. Upon arrival, units discovered a vehicle versus pedestrian collision had occurred. Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, a 2008 Honda Civic was traveling southbound on Centre City Parkway driven by a 40-year-old male. The vehicle was just about to enter the freeway when it struck a pedestrian in the roadway. Escondido Fire Paramedics arrived and attempted life-saving measures on the 36year-old male, although he died at the scene. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Nick Kluka of the Traffic Division. Witnesses are encouraged to call Officer Kluka at 760- 839-4966. To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. For breaking news releases, please follow the Escondido Police Department on Twitter at twitter.com/escondidopolice. Southern California insurance agent’s license revoked for illegal action targeting seniors Agent also faces nearly $50,000 in fines

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Rendezvous Revisited - We attended a Rendezvous this past Sunday the 40th anniversary of an accident free event that carries forward the tradiittion of the Rocky Mountain Rendezvous (in trapper jargon), an annual gathering (1825–1840) at various locations held by a fur trading company at which trappers and mountain men sold their furs and hides and replenished their supplies. The large fur companies put together teamster driven mule trains which packed in whiskey and supplies into a pre-announced location each spring-summer and set up a trading fair—the rendezvous—and at the season's end, packed furs out, normally the British Companies to Fort Vancouver in the Pacific Northwest, and to one of the northern Missouri River ports such as St. Joseph, Missouri, if an American

The Department of Insurance has revoked the license of insurance agent Alan Lucien Cerf, 69, who faces more than $49,600 in fines for defrauding seniors. Officials allege Cerf repeatedly convinced clients to surrender existing annuity policies and purchase new ones—a practice known as “churning”— which earned him additional commissions, but cost his clients huge surrender fees. These fees consumed much of the new annuity’s principal. "Agents have a fiduciary responsibility to their clients, and a moral obligation to help those who come to them for assistance, not take advantage of them,” said Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara. “It’s always a good idea for clients to check the status of their agent’s license and look out for any warning signs that their agent may not be acting in their best financial interest.” Each new annuity issued to Cerf’s clients had a lower value than the previous one. This practice also extended the maturity date of the annuities, sometimes past the client’s life expectancy. Additionally, each time Cerf’s clients surrendered their prior annuities and purchased new ones, Cerf would earn a sizeable commission. An Administrative Law Judge found that Cerf violated the California Insurance Code by recommending that at least three of his

clients, who were all over 65 years of age, purchase unnecessary replacement annuities in nine separate transactions. The department also revoked Cerf’s license due to his unlawful actions. Poway Shooting Suspect Involved in Escondido Arson?

Police are investigating whether the 19 year-old suspect, John T. Earnest, arrested for murder and attempted murder of congregants at a Poway synagogue might also be respnsible for a fire set by an arsonist in late March that targeted an Escondido mosque.

The 19-year-old was arrested Saturday after the synagogue shooting. The manifesto Earnest allegedly wrote speaks at length of antiSemitism. “I scorched a mosque in Escondido,” the manifesto says.

Authorities say they are now probing the manifesto as part of the larger investigation. Earnest, a Rancho Peñasquitos resident, is enrolled at Cal State San Marcos. President Karen Haynes confirmed his attendance and said in a statement that the school was cooperating with authorities. Earnest previously attended Mt. Carmel High School, where his father taught. San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said there was no record that Earnest had prior interaction with law enforcement. The investigation continues. Silhouette Shoot, hosted by the Escondido Fish and Game Association near Lake Wolford.

My eldest son, Scott, was invited to fire an 1858 Remington 44 Army Revolver (caplock/percussion). Target was a silhouette of a rooster and danged if he didn’t hit it on the first try! He missed on his second shot but hit it again on his third shot. Missed on his Terry Cooper, a true “Mountain Man” fourth and final shot. Two overland fur trading company. out of four shots is pretty good for Rendezvous were known to be live- someone who had never fired that ly, joyous places, where all were type of weapon before! Dear old allowed - free trappers, Indians, dad was offered a similar chance to native trapper wives and children, fire the same weapon - and dear old travelers and later on, even tourists dad promptly missed.  Not by much who would venture from as far as but still a miss. I only took one shot Europe to observe the festivities. but was glad to have the chance. I James Beckwourth describes: have fired a number of weapons over the years but never this partic"Mirth, songs, dancing, shouting, ular revolver. It is a beautiful and trading, running, jumping, singing, classic weapon. racing, target-shooting, yarns, frolic, with all sorts of extravagances These gatherings include much of that white men or Indians could the same activities of the originals, invent." centering on the shooting of muzzle-loaded rifles, trade guns and Rendezvous are still celebrated as shotguns, the throwing of knives gatherings of like-minded individu- and tomahawks and primitive als or clubs in many walks of life. archery, as well as cooking, dancThe fur trading rendezvous are cel- ing, singing, the telling of tall tales ebrated by traditional black-powder and of past rendezvous. Personas rifle clubs all over the US and taken on by participants include Canada. In this case the local Black trappers, traders, housewives, Powder Club held a black powder Native Americans, frontiersmen,

Letters to the Editor K-9’s a Hit!

The Paper hit a mighty homerun with your cover story on police departments and their canine units that is vibrating around our community! Wow! Your cover story has to be one of the greatest Community Outreach Program achievements that is reaching everyone here in Escondido! It is a real dream come true promotion for our Escondido Police Department! And all police departments! The photos made me a proud supporter of our Escondido Police department, from the top down! And the story from your brilliant writer, Freidrick Gomez, was so overwhelming that I actually read it

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free-trappers and many others, including soldiers. The first rendezvous of white traders and trappers in the Rocky Mountains occurred in July 1825 just north of McKinnon along the Henrys Fork river, in what is known today as McKinnon, Wyoming.

Locally, last Saturday’s event marked the 40th accident free annniversary. Safety is key at these events and range and firearm atiquette is strictly oberved and enforced. Our thanks to Ray Bucholz, for the

Ray Bucholz, another true “Mountain Man.”

invitation, Ed “Smitty” Smith, Garth Warner and Norm Porst, President of the Escondido Fish and Game Association, all of whom were fascinating and most gracious hosts. All were dressed in period

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pay the tab after shopping.

Our driver’s mother had been hospitalized the evening before, so when a call came in from his brother reporting on her, he took the phone outside for privacy. The owner of the restaurant, seeing only me at the table, rushed up, afraid we’d “Dine and Dash.” He demanded immediate payment of the meal. No he didn’t take American dollars – Kenyan money or credit cards was all. I paid with my Visa Two days later back in the states, groggy with jet lag, I received an e-mail instructing me to call bank security immediately to verify a charge in Nairobi. I did so. To reinstate my card, the security lady asked for my social security number. I promptly gave it to her. Backwards. We straightened that out, and asked, “Which bank branch do you use most frequently?” I gave her the right street. Wrong city. Perplexed, she asked what telephone number was tied to my account. I couldn’t remem-

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twice, once on my own and twice for my friends and family.

They all went away to get hard copies of The Paper to keep for themselves! What a story! What great, positive publicity for our law enforcement everywhere which they richly deserve.

Mr. Editor and owner of The Paper Lyle Davis, you are absolutely wonderful, sir, for publishing this piece! And Mr. Freidrick Gomez, you never cease to astound me with the power of your words! /s/ A loyal fan and supporter, Mr. Patrick Flannigan and his Irish Clan of North San Diego County. But, wait! There’s more!

What a powerful and emotional story on the K9 Police teams by Friedrich Gomez!! It truly opened my eyes, mind, and heart for all these courageous officers and their brave dog companions. Reading the story truly changed my life and gave me the tools and insight to fully appreciate and better understand all of law enforcement. And how they risk their own lives to protect us. All my family, friends and neighbors were all deeply, touched at the photos and stories you shared with all of us. Many of us cried. That story taught us with

ber something as deeply complex as that. “Wait a minute. Let me get my business card.”

I read off my phone number, including my address. The lady dutifully recorded my responses. Then, in the sweetest voice, she said, “I’ll reactivate your account, Mr. Peterson. But perhaps it would be best if you took a nap soon.” Africa: The Exciting Continent

September 14 -17, 2014 Borana Lodge, Lakipia Hills, Kenya

Borana Lodge is laid out like a Texas Ranch. A large main house is the center of activity with a kitchen, several dining areas – all with fireplaces - an extensive library with internet access, and rustic furnishings made from leather and native woods.

Surrounding the main house,

pictures and words to love and support our police force. I find it so emotional that it now aches my heart to even try to find the right words. God bless you Mr. Lyle Davis for publishing this story. And Friedrich Gomez for writing it! I never knew our Escondido Police Department was so amazing!! I am proud of them!! I feel so blessed to have them. May God love and protect them 24/7. From Arlene Tibbets, family, and friends from Escondido, San Marcos, and Vista. Mr. Lyle E. Davis, publisher & owner of The Paper: Greetings from the East Coast!

We read your weekly magazine The Paper online here in Newark, New Jersey and various boroughs of New York where extended family and friends live, including the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.

We first picked up copies of your publication while vacationing and visiting friends in San Diego County. So we have ties on the West Coast. We often see stories in your publication on topics we don't see elsewhere, or common topics with unusual angles or twists, such as your "Elusive Jesus story" (12/6/18), or "The Day President Reagan Was Shot" (1/17/19). All written by writer Friedrich Gomez.

beneath tall trees are green bushes, are the comfortable guest quarters, with amazing views of rolling hills and verdant vegetation. In the valleys along the fast-moving creeks that crisscross Laikipia plateau, fed by snow melt from Mount Kenya, grows the famous Yellow Bark Acacia tree. Called the ‘fever tree’ by early settlers, since everywhere it grew, malaria was present. Later experience shows the fault was mosquitoes from the water sources and not the trees. A major feature of Borana Lodge is the large pond that nestles at the foot of the hill below the guest houses. This attracts water buffalo, dik dik, Grant’s and Thompson gazelle and other game early mornings, late afternoon and early evenings, turning game viewing into a luxury sport. The fences around the private Laikipia ranch have been, or will be removed, and 4 of the 9 remaining white rhino still left in the wild, were moved here. Here they will enjoy a larger, more protected range. There’s plenty water and little population here, so the wild dog has made a comeback, and under these conditions, zebra, giraffe, His latest story on the Elite K-9 Dog Units (April 25, 2019) was a tour-de-force experience which took us behind the scenes, with an up close and personal look at these amazing dog handlers and their canine police partners!

The photo of the Chula Vista, California police officer hugging his dead K9 partner for the last time set the sprinklers off. We all cried. And your Escondido Police precincts are all heroes in our book! Mr. Davis, your paper and Mr. Gomez have a strong fan base here on the Right Coast. Keep up the great work! -From the Maria Contreras Family, New Jersey/New York. More from Ms. Contreras:

We're visiting from the East Coast and just ate at your Charlie's Restaurant here in Escondido, California. Our hosts/family we are staying with (John & Leslie Tormel of Oceanside City) brought us here because the Tormel family all brags that Charlie's is the family style restaurant in the North Borough of San Diego County.

We were surprised that you are quite the celebrity because our host & family said there is a breakfast named after you called "Lyle's Special." We tried it, loved it! I love French toast and everything that came with it.

wilde beast, monkeys, hyena, and exotically plumed birds thrive.

We enjoyed a magnificent view of the lake and the surrounding hills. A large herd of water buffalo came to the lake, drank and then grazed on the hillside in the warm African sun. I left my seat for a moment. A few minutes later when I looked out, the herd had disappeared. Within moments, it reappeared across a far ravine, looking like black volcanic rocks against the green landscape. The wind is a constant here. Hot water bottles placed in the foot bed while we dined, were welcomed, and the wood-burning fireplaces were perfect against the evening chill. The lodge electric generator is on from 6 am to 2 pm and 6 pm to midnight each day, but was not a major inconvenience. The steps leading from one level to the next quite steep and required care to navigate. The toilets have a mind of their own, but this is remote Africa after all. The food was more than adequate, the help eager, Africa! Cont. on Page 6

Are you part owner of this Charlie's Restaurant?

We fly back to Newark Liberty International Airport on Wednesday but always enjoy our trips out here! After Sea World tomorrow and Mexico's Ensenada, we head home. But we'll be back in July.

We normally read your weekly paper online when we're back home (along with friends in New York), but we're lucky stiffs because we have actual hardcopies to take back with us. Do you know when your latest story will be online for our kin folk back home? They're chomping at the bit because I told them all about this current K9 story. Best wishes, the Maria Contreras Family from New Jersey, on vacation here.

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but not totally competent, and the views spectacular.

We had an interesting horseback ride, seeing several giraffe mommas and their babies up close. Also, we came across herds of zebra, and many elephants (with babies). We also saw the rare hartebeest, black rhino, impalas and eland. On one of our game rides, we witnessed a water buck from maybe 20 feet. Much too close for comfort, particularly while Albert, our guide told of his narrow escape from one, and how we too, could remove our clothes while running, and throw them at him!

Our hike was quite challenging high altitude, rocky, hilly terrain, thorn bushes and a steep, winding path. Our destination was Pride Rock, as seen in the movie, “The Lion Story.” Our guide was a Maasai warrior armed with an AK-47, wearing cammies with two ammo belts draped across his chest and a large knife at his belt, to protect us from the animals. After three hours of traversing the rough landscape, we fished in a small water hole, using bacon as bait and screws as sinkers. I caught one, as in one, tilapia!

On our way to the airstrip the next day, we saw two male lions and four rhinos plus numerous zebra, giraffe, gazelle and other animals. The airstrip is located on the equator. We flew out over fertile-looking farm land planted in row crops. The house and yards were ringed by large hedges. Many had swimming pools and some had private airstrips or helicopter landing pads. Next stop Mara Plains, Masai Mara, Kenya.

Ol Donyo Lodge: On the Exciting Continent of Africa Ol Donyo Lodge: A Kenyan Delight Not to be Missed

We watched a vee of Mallards rise up out of the mist over Lake Hodges and wing their way into the clear blue sky. Not as exciting as a game ride on the Maasai Mara, perhaps, but we were home after our safari in Kenya, Africa. She Who Makes My Tepee Happy, put together another fabulous trip: 3 days and 4 nights at ol Donyo Lodge in the private Mbirikani Group Ranch of Maasailand, as well as stops at Borano Lodge, Lakaipia Hills and Mara Plains on the Masai Mara. At the air strip near ol Donyo Lodge, Konee, our senior Maasai Warrior guide in his red robe and beads greeted us. In perfect English, he suggested a stop under a shade tree for coffee and peanut butter cookies while he gave us an introduction to our adventure. A Thompson’s gazelle it’s small white tail in almost constant motion, grazed nearby, a herd of wildebeest and zebra a four iron shot away. “They have a symbiotic (!) relationship. The wildebeest eat the tall grass and the zebra feed on the short grass.”

Within minutes we jolted off in the Toyota Land Cruiser, Konee at the wheel. On our ride to ol Donyo, we observed the gerenuk antelope (rare), topi, tiny dik dik and their even smaller babies, giraffe, wild boar, eland, Oryx and, of course, the ubiquitous Kori Bustard, the largest flying bird on the planet. On the horizon stood snow-capped iconic Mount Kilimanjaro. At the Lodge, we were greeted by Ray and Alyssa Wyatt, our hosts and their magnificent staff.

We chowed down on Ray’s tasty salads and hot bread as we watched magnificent bull elephants at the nearby water hole, guinea hens at their feet, giraffes nibbling thorn and acacia trees, while eland and Oryx wandered by and monkeys played in nearby trees. After a refreshing dip in our infinity pool (where a baboon joined Nancy for a cold drink!), Konee Africa! Cont. on Page 9

nimal Stewardship

Since joining the Legislature I have authored, co-authored and supported numerous bills aimed at protecting pets and wildlife. Fortunately, most of this legislation is now law.

My bills include legislation that created the Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Voluntary Fund, allowing taxpayers to check off contributions on their tax returns to support injured or sick wildlife. Another bill prohibits the sale or transfer of shelter animals to research facilities for experimentation or testing. I co-authored legislation limiting the use of mile-long gill nets and encouraging the transition to modern, less destructive techniques for harvesting coastal fisheries. I also co-authored legislation requiring any public or private college or university that uses dogs or cats for research to offer those animals for adoption once they are no longer needed, along with a bill that indemnifies good Samaritans who break into hot cars to rescue trapped animals. Another co-authored bill bans cosmetics manufactured or developed using animal testing, and this session I am co-authoring AB 128 to prevent the sale of wild horses for slaughter when purchased at public auction.

Livin’ Large in San Marcos

There are over a dozen restaurants that serve breakfast in San Marcos. From a $2 breakfast sandwich at one of our many fast food joints to Sunday buffets at St Marks in “The Lake” or at Cocina Del Charro in Restaurant Row. Each venue has a niche in our lives and each is suited for its purpose. Mama Kats, Pegah's, Ihop and Denny’s, each are unique in its own way and each is perfectly suited for one of our moods or events. Tom’s Famous Family Restaurant #22 at 1205 W San Marcos Blvd perfectly fits one of our breakfast moods. Tom’s is for that weekday when you have time for breakfast, but no-one feels like cooking or washing dishes. Perhaps you’re just bored with the breakfast stuff in your own fridge. You feel like bacon with your eggs and she wants biscuits and gravy with hers. You don’t feel like blowing $25 bucks for a fancy breakfast at one of the locals so what are you going to do. If you are lucky enough to be a “senior” the answer is to head for Tom’s and the $4.99 senior breakfast special.

Over the years I have supported legislation that bans puppy mill stores; that encourages adoption of stray animals from shelters; that requires the Department of Justice to report statistics on arrests for animal abuse, and that limits civil liability for first responders who provide first aid for dogs or cats. I love California's diverse, native wildlife. Back in the mid-1990's I was trained as a Project Wildlife Native songbird rehabilitator and have had the joy of raising many, many orphaned or injured songbirds and returning them to the wild. We are so blessed throughout our state to have amazing habitats and truly special native species. In so many ways, their well-being is our responsibility. Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.

With your choice from a variety of breakfast combos and FREE coffee, the price is right. My favorite is two eggs, a hamburger patty, potatoes, toast and coffee. On a good day I might spend an extra buck to substitute cottage cheese for the potatoes. You place your order at the counter, pick up your number and your coffee, select a booth and wait for the server to bring your breakfast. The servers are courteous and friendly, the service is fast and the servings are generous. They will keep pouring the coffee until you cry uncle. A hearty and leisurely breakfast for two for $9.98 plus tax and tip; it’s our kind of place.

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inch Cosmos circle.SAVE THE DATE! June 13th Silent Auction. Fabric by the pound, notions, opportunity baskets, a boutique and more! No guest fee! Visit elcaminoquilters.com or email info@elcaminoquilters.com for more information.

Rising American Country Music Group Heads to Escondido - Hot new country music troup, Runaway June is performing in Escondido for one night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) on Friday, May 10th, at 7:30pm in the Center Theater, 340 N. Escondido Blvd, Escondido. With their swaggering debut single, "Lipstick," Runaway June brings the sound of organic, three-part female harmonies, ringing stings and stories that speak the language of modern women everywhere. Rootsy, brightly colored and mixing bluegrass tradition with dusty desert cool, Runaway June is comprised of three very different women who fuse their own influences to create a style country fans have been craving; the vocal trio consists of Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland, and Jennifer Wayne. The trio earned a 2018 ACM nomination for “New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year.” Tickets for the show are $25-$75 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd, Escondido 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. Ticket office is open Tues-Sat, 12-6pm and Sun. 12-5pm. For more information about the show or purchase tickets, visit http://artcenter.org/event/runaway-june/

Mushrooms, Lake, Catfish and Dinosaurs, McClellan Center There are still a few tickets available for the Saturday, May 11th, Culture Caravan trip to the Mountain Meadow Mushroom Farm and Lake Wolford Cafe. Discover the cultivation process of local mushrooms, enjoy a country style lake view luncheon where catfish and hushpuppies are the rage. Explore a plethora of paleontology artifacts, dinosaur bones and fossils at the Roynon Museum. Lunch included on this excursion. The mini coach departs the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at 9:30am and returns at 3:30pm. Cost is $61 including lunch. To reserve, call 760.643.2828.

Hurray for Mom! Pancake Breakfast at BGCO - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside invite you to join them on May 11th for the Annual Pancake Breakfast for Mother’s Day.  Treat your mother, grandmother or loved one to a delicious pancake breakfast over Mother’s Day weekend from 8:30am-11:30am, with open seating. Celebrate and bring your whole family to the BGCO Gymnasium, 401 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, 92054. Tickets are $5/youth 12 and under; $7/adults; or $20/family of four. Call 760.433.8920 for more information. Good News from Escondido Education Foundation You are cordially invited to Now and Then Vintage Fashion Show on Saturday, May 11th, from 2-4pm, at the Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido, 92025. All proceeds go toward innovative classroom projects in the Escondido Union School District. In addition to the fashion show there will be opportunity drawings, outside vendors, champagne, tea sandwiches and desserts. Purchase tickets at escondidoeducation.org. Tickets are $35/person. The Escondido Education Foundation address is P.O. Box 461690, Escondido, 92046-1690.

AMPED Music & Arts Throwdown for Teens - The City of Carlsbad is collaborating with Carlsbad teens to launch the first annual AMPED, a music and arts throwdown for teens on Saturday, May 11, from 7 to 10pm, at Pine Avenue Community Center at 3209 Harding Street in Carlsbad. The event will be a night of creative expression by teen artists featuring a music throwdown, student film showcase and art exhibit; Game room will be open with foosball, air hockey, ping pong and more; Tickets to attend the event can be purchased online for $5 at

www.carlsbadconnect.org or $8 at the door; Children under 13 must have a parent or guardian; Children 13 and over will need student ID for entry; Food will be available for an additional fee. For more information, visit the eventwebpage at www.carlsbadca.gov/teens or contact Kevin Gohres, recreation supervisor, 760.434.5024 or Kevin.gohres@carlsbadca.gov. Interested sponsors and event partners should contact Margaret Hamer, recreation area manager, 760-602-4682, or margaret.hamer@carlsbadca.gov.

2nd Saturdays Free Art Lesson Features Texture Painting Create your very own Impasto Painting. The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, May 11th. Taking inspiration from Convergence/Convergencia artist, Dennis Ellman, this 2nd Saturday lesson will teach you techniques based on impasto painting, using affordable materials. Impasto is a technique used in painting, where paint is laid on an area of the surface in very thick layers, usually thick enough that the brush or painting-knife strokes are visible. Paint can also be mixed right on the canvas. When dry, impasto provides texture; the paint appears to be coming out of the canvas. Ellman’s work is based in the rich and full textures and colors of life, and relishes the discovery of new ways to portray elements of life with various textural mediums and new color combinations. 2nd Saturday is a free event, but donations are appreciated. There are two, 1-hour classes available: 10am and 11:15am. Space is limited and seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Lessons take place in Studio 2. For easy access, park near the Boys & Girls Club in the public parking lot off of Woodward Ave. and N. Escondido Blvd. and enter the stu-

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Inventor’

She was a popular Hollywood and international film star, who not only was one of the great beauties on screen, but became an important inventor who greatly aided the Allied effort during World War II – a communications system still in use today. Born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler to a Jewish family on Nov. 9, 1914, the world would come to know her as: Hedy Lamarr.

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costumes and one in particular, Terry Cooper, with handlebar mustache, Scots Tam-O-Shanter, and buckskin leggings, who stole the show as the most original looking “Mountain Man.” Busy weekend. We sandwiched in a quick trip to Los Algadones, Baja, Mexico, over Thursday and Friday, returning on Saturday night - then the next day off to the Black Powder Rendesvous. Next weekend, let’s you and me meet up at the great Air Show at Palomar Airport (they officially call it McClellan-Palomar Airport). They’ll have a B-17, which Evelyn and I have both flown as passengers, a B-24 and a P-51 Mustang as well s a lot of static displays and all kinds of books and memorabilia. Plenty of knowledgeable folks around to answer questions. And, yes, you may purchase rides in the B-17, B-24 and P-51, subject to availability. I’ve never flown in the P-51 - perhaps one day I shall have the opportunity.

What beautiful birds these aircraft are! What brilliant histories they have in defending our nation and helping us win WWII! Great machines piloted and crewed by great personnel! See you there?

Her early and brief film career in Germany included controversial nude and love-making scenes in the 1933 film “Ecstasy,”

In 1933, Lamarr married her first of six husbands, Max Mandl, a wealthy Austrian military arms merchant, who was very controlling. She often would accompany Mandl to business meetings where he conferred with scientists involved in military technology. These conferences became her introduction to the field of applied science which nurtured her talent in the scientific field. Mandl, himself half-Jewish, often entertained Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini at dinner parties, as well as selling arms and munitions to them.

After escaping the tyrannical Mandl in 1937, Lamarr fled to Paris where she met MGM’s Louis B. Mayer. The Hollywood mogul hired her, insisting she change her name to “Hedy Lamarr.” Upon arriving in Hollywood in 1938, Mayer promoted her as the "world's most beautiful woman."

Lamarr made 18 films from 1940 to 1949. After leaving MGM in 1945, she enjoyed her biggest success as Delilah in Cecil B. DeMille's “Samson and Delilah,” with Victor Mature -- the highest-grossing film of 1949.

At the beginning of the World War

II, Lamarr helped the U.S. war effort by selling War Bonds, but also by using her scientific knowledge. Lamarr began developing the invention for which she would become famous.

Lamarr co-invented the technology for “Spread Spectrum” and “Frequency Hopping” communications with composer/pianist George Antheil. The new technology became important to America's military during the War because it was used in controlling torpedoes. Today, those inventions have been incorporated into the modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology. Between films, Lamarr usually kept her technical mind busy by inventing to relieve her boredom. Among her earliest inventions were an improved traffic signal and a carbonated beverage. The beverage was not successful -- she claimed it tasted like Alka-Seltzer. The U.S. Navy used the WWII version of frequency hopping in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Her later years were not happy ones. In 1966, she was arrested for shoplifting in Los Angeles. The charges were eventually dropped. In 1991, she was arrested on the same charge in Florida, this time for $21.48 worth of laxatives and eye drops. Both charges were dropped upon her promise not to repeat the offenses.

In 1997, Lamarr and Antheil received recognition for their invention by the Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award and the Gnass Spirit of Achievement Bronze Award, which are given to individuals whose creative lifetime achievements in the arts, sciences, business, or invention fields have significantly contributed to society. Her technical contributions have been featured on the Science Channel and Discovery Channel. In 2014, Lamarr and Antheil were inducted into the National Inventor's Hall of Fame. For her movie contributions, Lamarr has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At age 85, Lamarr died in Casselberry, Fla., on Jan. 19, 2000. In accordance with her last wishes, her son, Anthony Loder, took her ashes to Austria and spread them in the Vienna Woods. In 2014, she was given an honorary grave in Vienna's Central Cemetery.

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dio hallway near the Grape Day Park entrance by the Escondido Historical Train Depot. Enjoy the museum exhibition for free before or after your art lesson. Get more information about the class here: http://artcenter.org/event/2nd-saturdayimpasto-inspired-texture-painting/. Escondido’s 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experiences is a uniquely creative collaboration between Escondido arts organizations, with the goal of injecting art and culture back into the community. For more information, visit https://visitescondido.com/2ndsaturday/. All events at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido can be found at ArtCenter.org.

Single Travelers Club The Single Travelers Club group meets from 5 to 7pm, on Tuesday, May 14, at Hunter Steakhouse, 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside. There will be Happy Hour specials. Visitors welcome. The discussion will be Sue’s China Travels and Making sense of Travel Insurance. Call Jackie at 760.438.1472 to RSVP

Convergence: A Binational Art Exhibition at the CCAE Center Museum This spring exhibition is open at the Center Museum of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) and will run until May 12th. Convergence, a concept that evokes movement toward a shared point or destination, brings together artists from the San Diego/Tijuana region. This exhibit highlights the multiple ways of seeing and interpreting perspectives by fostering dialogue through the shared medium of art. This exhibition showcases a range of styles and methodologies including painting, sculpture, ceramics, and installation art that give expression to the vibrant work of visual artists.  It seeks to bring together artists who typically work independently on each side of the border, rarely coming into contact with one another. This exhibition is a meeting space where artists and their artwork can interpret region and per-

spective. Admission to the Museum is $8.00 for Adults, Seniors and Students $5.00, Center members, Military and children under 12 are free.  Museum Hours: Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm, closed Monday-Wednesday. CCAE is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido.

COGG Luncheon Meeting on Tuesday, May 14th Wha’s the real story regarding free speech on college campuses? Gabriel Nadales is Leadership Institute’s California representative teaching students how to defend themselves from abusive leftist staff and other students at college. He is the Pacific Regional Coordinator covering California; he’s from Los Angeles, went to school at Citrus College in San Gabriel Valley, and has been politically active for 10 years. He was elected to the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, and was an active member of Young Americans for Liberty in which the chapter sued Citrus College and won a $110,000 settlement. In 2019 Gabriel was invited to the White House to watch President Trump sign an historic executive order to support free speech on college campuses. We hear so much from the media on this subject. It will be very interesting to hear from someone who has genuine experience in this matter and you will get the chance to hear this speaker at the next Conservative Order for Good Government (COGG) luncheon meeting. The meeting will be on Tuesday, May 14th, from 11:30am social with a buffet lunch at 12noon and ending at 1:30pm. The cost is $28/person for non-members. Reservations needed by Friday, May 10th. Meetings are held at the Bernardo Heights Country Club, 16066 Bernardo Heights Pkwy, San Diego, 92128. COGG is celebrating the 40th anniversary this year, making COGG one of Rancho Bernardo’s oldest clubs. Contact Blair Lawson at blawson@san.rr.com or call 858.217.6996.

North County Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Meeting - The ladies of the Rady Children’s Hospital, North County Unit are very grateful for all who

help them continue their efforts to support the children at Rady Hospital. The North County Unit meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, September through May. Our last meeting will be an installation luncheon on May 15th, and will be held at the Shadow Ridge Country Club in Vista. Lunch will be served and we will install the new officers for our unit at this time. We welcome anyone who wants to come and learn a little more about our unit. The cost for the luncheon is $20 and you must have a reservation. If you need further information or would like to make a reservation, contact Margie (951) 662-8002 or MLcartwright30@gmail.com. During the summer we do have other fun get togethers so keep an eye open for upcoming events. Our next meeting will be held on September 18th. OUE Skyspace and Biltmore Hotel from McClellan Center The Culture Caravan still has tickets available for the May 15th trip to the OUE Skyspace and the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. How about a verti-

cal adventure at California’s tallest openair observation deck and the premiere destination for panoramic views of Los Angeles? If you dare, ride the Skyslide, a glass slide nearly 1000’ above ground. Indulge in a bit of history and enjoy an elegant lunch at The Biltmore Hotel. Soak in the beauty of the Los Angeles Central Library, an architectural landmark and historic cultural monument. The caravan meets at the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive, on Wednesday, May 15, 6:45am and returns at 6:00pm. Cost is $130 ($134 with Skyslide). To reserve, call 760.643.2828. The Center is a onestop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community.

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led us on an exciting early evening game ride, where we saw our first lions, the quite rare Serval cat, and a baby giraffe so new to the world she could not stand.

Our accommodations at the Lodge were superb. The food great. A secondary treat was when we met Konee’s children when he escorted us to a manyatta, where Maasai warriors stay with their mothers, as they prepare for Elderhood, (one of the four stages a Maasai advances through.) The Maasai ladies greeted us with song: “We welcome you to Kenya and our house. We have much to teach you and perhaps we can learn from you.” (Not an exact translation.) Inside the hut, a single fire burns, with little ventilation for the smoke to escape. There is no electricity,

no running water, no seating area. The man sleeps on a ‘bench’ of animal skin across a small room from the lady’s bed. The children sleep in a cubiclelike enclosure behind the woman, and is welcome wherever he or she wishes to go.

They had as many questions about us as we did about them. Nancy asked how long does it take to build a hut.

Answer: “If the wife is lazy, maybe 2 ½ weeks. If she loves her husband, maybe 10 days.”

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By our standards, these huts of cow dung, grass, sticks and mud were a bit primitive. Health care is non-existent. We were saddened to learn Konee lost his wife in childbirth only a month earlier.

San Diego Archaeological Center Spring Membership Drive is on now and will run thru May 18th. Only with the support of members and donors can the important mission of the Center be accomplished. Membership at the San Diego Archaeological Center helps you to save our history and heritage and entitles you to Special Membership advantages, such as free admission to the Museum, borrowing privileges for the Library, invitations to member events, and discounts on lectures and workshops. Renew now or join the Center for the first time. With a membership, purchase tickets to the upcoming BBQ at the special member price. To replace lost membership cards, contact Development & Marketing Coordinator Dant Farenga at dfarenga@sandiegoarchaeology.org. Membership has its benefits, especially during The Big Exchange, a membership reciprocity program taking place May 1-18 that offers members free general admission to more than 30 participating arts and cultural destinations in San Diego County. Simply show your member card from the Archaeological Center for complimentary reciprocal admission. View the list of participating museums on the Center’s website at sandiegoarchaeology.org. The Center is located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido 92027.

The highlight of our stay, if I must select one thing, was the candlelight 34th Anniversary Dinner, served on the patio, which Ray and Alyssa arranged. A beautiful cake was brought in by four servers in native dress, including our Maasai chef, dancing and singing. Wonderful.

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Local Carlsbad Restaurants Partner Up for Foodies 4 Foster Kids May is Foster Care Awareness Month and four local restaurants (264 Fresco, Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, Richard Walker’s Pancake House, and Urban Plates), have partnered up to benefit the 3,000 foster children in our community, to raise funds for Promises2Kids, a local nonprofit organization that helps foster children in San Diego County. The restaurants will be donating profits from select menu items to

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support Promise’s mission and help brighten the lives of these youth. At 264 Fresco, (264 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad 92008) 100% from purchase of Any Pizza will be donated to Promises2Kids. At Green Dragon (6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad 92011) $1 from each item (Seared Ahi Tuna Salad, Braised Short Rib, Crispy Calamari), at regular menu price and not to be combined with any other deals or offers, will be donated. At Richard Walker’s Pancake House (2656 Gateway Road, Carlsbad 92009), $2 from purchase of every Baked Apple Pancake (on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) will be donated. At Urban Plates (all 3 locations, 1923 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad 92009 and two in San Diego) $1 from purchase of every Chicken Cobb Salad will be donated. There are a total of 24 restaurants in San Diego county partnering with Promises2Kids. For more information on Foodies 4 Foster Kids, visit www.promises2kids.org.

USO San Diego’s 78th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala The USO San Diego’s 78th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala: Stand Up for Liberty will take place on Saturday, May 18, at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. Â Ernest Rady Philanthropist, Businessman and Entrepreneur will receive the America Eagle Award and Gary Sinise Academy Award Winner & Founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation will receive the Patriot Award. The Gala celebrates the strong, enduring relationship between San Diego and our Armed Forces, and will feature the stories of San Diego service members as they share their experiences and inspire us with their bravery. TV personalities, Nichelle Medina and Lisa Remillard, will serve as emcees for the evening. Gala entertainment for the evening includes Las Vegas headliner, Frankie Moreno, and his 10-piece band. For the third year, National anthem Singer, Painter, and TV personality, Joe Everson, will also lend his talents to the gala. For ticket information, visit

www.usosandiego.org/gala-2019. For sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, contact Sharon Smith at 619-987-8020 or email SharonSmith@usosandiego.org.

Founded in 1941, the USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country throughout their service to the nation. The organization operates USO centers on military installations across the U.S. and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even unstaffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy. In San Diego, USO San Diego offers a wide range of services for traveling members and their families. The organization’s many specialized programs provide a continuum of support to men and women throughout their journey, from the first time they put on their uniform, until they leave military service. For more information, visit www.usosandiego.org.

USO San Diego uplifts active-duty, reserve, guard and military families; from transitioning, to deployed troops, to the wounded, injured and fallen,” said Lorin Stewart, CEO of USO San Diego.”As one of the leading military cities in the world, San Diego and our USO San Diego team serve more than 250,000 military members and their families each year at our award-winning Neil Ash USO San Diego Airport Center, USO San Diego Liberty Station Center, the USO San Diego Mobile Program Center, the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) and our USO San Diego Downtown Center. We can only accomplish this with a dedicated and compassionate community of staff, volunteers and magnanimous supporters who work together to honor, respect and elevate the spirit of all military and their families. Encinitas Rotary Wine & Food Festival Announced Tickets are on sale now for the 16th Annual Encinitas Rotary Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 1st from 5-8pm at the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course. Sip and taste beverages from 25 wineries, breweries and other vendors. Enjoy a taste sam-

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pling of over 24 local restaurants’ best dishes and desserts. Relax to music from top local musicians in the beautiful setting of Encinitas Ranch. Participate in the large Silent Auction and a raffle that has over $5,000 of items from local business4es and friends. A portion of the proceeds will go to support Lifeline programs. All attendees and guests must be 21 and older. All beneficiaries of this fundraiser are 501(c)(3) charities. You may deduct the value of your total ticket purchase less $35. If you would like to make an additional donation to a specific charity listed, visit their website link on the beneficiaries page. The charities appreciate your generosity. Tickets are on sale now and will also be available at the Wine Festival for $150/person. Please join us from 5-8pm Saturday, June 1st, at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, 1275 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, 92024. Guests are encouraged to carpool, taxi or rideshare, and with at least four guests in a car (for rideshare or taxi, four guests not including driver), you could win one of two $100 gift cards to a local restaurant.

Peanut Butter is a laid back guy who likes having his chin scratched and taking cat naps. If he can find a sunny spot to nap, that’s even better. He was transferred from another shelter through the FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters) program.

The $100 adoption fee for Peanut Butter includes medical exams, vaccinations, neuter, and registered 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.

Zeus is a 1-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier looking for a caring home. He is a high-energy boy who would benefit from daily exercise. Zeus is very friendly and social with people, and he loves to make doggie friends, too. He was surrendered by his previous owner because he is a talented escape artist, so he will need a home with a secure yard and plenty of enrichment to keep him happy and healthy. His adoption fee includes his neuter, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, a certificate for a free veterinary exam, waived enrollment fee for medical insurance from PetFirst and a license for residents in the city limits of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach and Vista. Zeus is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3500 Burnet Drive. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (619) 299-7012.

HIGH SCHOOL: 1st Place Chloe Klue 2nd Place -Mireye Newhan 3rd Place Jaxon Brouwer Hon. Mention - Jarrett Price

MIDDLE SCHOOL: 1st Place - Gabriella Fleitas 2nd Place - Luke Sutherlin Third Place - Natasha Newhan Hon. Mention - Aiden Bartee ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: 1st Place Mason Giron 2nd PlaceCoco 3rd PlacElia Hediger Hon. Mention - Jenna Bobbitt

EAA 2019 Kids Kaleidoscope Awards Presentation Escondido Art Association members, parents and K-12 students gathered together at the Awards Ceremony and Reception held on Saturday, Chloe Klue, Betty Erickson (Teacher), Natasha April 13th, to honor the Kids Newhan, Mireye Newhan, Gabrielle Fleitas, Alana Kaleidoscope art students at Brouwer (Best of Show), Jaxon Brouwer, Aiden the Artists Gallery on Grand Bartee & Ron Van der Pol (Teacher) at the back. Avenue in Escondido. The competition is sponsored by the EAA and San Diego Chapter, United States salutes young artists ages 5 through 18 Daughters of 1812 - The San Diego who compete for cash prizes and ribbons Chapter United States Daughters of 1812 in three age categories: elementary met at the Irvine Marriott for the Annual school; middle school; and high school. USD1812 State Council, Jan Gordon, CA A total of 32 students took part in the State President. Members were honored to competition. The EAA honors the winhave in attendance President National, ners in each of the following categories:

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BEST OF SHOW:Alana Brouwer "Round and Round," Calvin Christian -

The Pastor Says...

Pastor Richard Huls (Retired) Peanut Butter is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 4-1/2 year old, 10 pound, male, Domestic Short Hair cat with a Brown and White Tabby coat.

Grade 6

APRIL SHOWERS AND MAY FLOWERS

Where I was born and reared, which was Michigan, we had a saying for spring, “April showers bring May flowers.” Unlike So. California, April was cold, wet, and dreary, but it did have showers. Then, when May came with its warmer weather, the woods, fields, and yards were filled with flowers. It was a marvelous time of the year. The cold weather and rain of April were soon forgotten with the beauty of flowers. In this exchange of rain for flowers, we have a life lesson. The adage: “Into everyone’s life some rain must fall”, which connotes a nega-

tive thought, there are the flowers, which is positive. Unfortunately, many seem to concentrate on the rain instead of the flowers. Why not enjoy the flowers with their beauty and fragrance? We have but to take a moment to examine where we put the emphasis. If we seek to enjoy the flowers, it will give us a deeper appreciation for life. The saying, “Stop and smell the roses” is our opportunity to get beyond the stresses and conflicts of life. It is not that the flowers eliminate the “rains” of life, but they certainly give us something else on which to focus. And who knows, but that the experience of seeing, enjoying, and sharing the beauty of flowers, could work a miracle of change from a negative and unhappy disposition to one of joy and appreciation. May is our month of flowers. There is so much beauty and enjoyment in it that it would be a shame to not make it a permanent part of our lives. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”(Henri Matisse) Pastor Huls

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May 2, 2019

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

San Marcos • Mayor Rebecca Jones

“Best of San Marcos” photo contest winners announced

Off San Marcos to launch city service requests app

In summer, the City of San Marcos will launch a new app—the San Marcos City App—designed to give San Marcos residents a free real-time and simple way to use their mobile device to report community issues such as graffiti or potholes.

Until the app is ready for its public debut, visit the City’s website at www.sanmarcos.net/reportaconcern to let us know about debris in the roadway, graffiti, potholes or general community suggestions. We’ll take care of the rest!

Escondido • Mayor Paul “Mac” Mcnamara Greetings Escondido!

We had our third monthly mayor’s meeting this week, and I want to thank those who attended. I always appreciate our residents coming out and giving the city feedback. It helps us make Escondido and even better place to live.

One of the hot topics this week is the future direction of SANDAG. As many of you know, SANDAG has a focus in two general areas. One is housing and the other is transportation. I think we would all agree that transportation county wide needs a lot of work. For better or for worse, California embraced the car culture and public transportation, especially in San Diego, never reached the maturity it did in other cities. So, we are now at a fork in the road. One direction is to abandon any future road development, even those already promised in the past and move toward smarter public transportation technologies. This means more traffic. And the other direction is to finish what was planned and then move toward a public transportation system that takes advantage of technology. And all of them require money, probably lots of it. So, I would love to hear your opinion of where we should go. There are no easy answers so your opinion counts. Thank you. Semper Fi, Mac, Paul P. McNamara, Mayor of Escondido

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Mary Raye Casper. With the suffragist movement on our minds, some of the members dressed in appropriate attire. Celebrating Women’s History Month, Martha Wheelock of Wild West Women presented a film titled ‘California Women Win The Vote’, a compilation of stories of unknown or under-known women who were instrumental in moving the movement forward in California. San Diego Chapter President, Wanda Prosser, presented Mrs. Casper with a book “Our Patriots in the War of 1812” and a small California flag to go in the California Kitchen room at national Headquarters in Washington DC. The San Diego Chapter covers all of San Diego and Imperial Counties with some members in Orange County. Visit http://www.usd1812.org.

Pictured Donna Derrick, Jan Quigley, Wanda Prosser, Mary Raye Casper, Karon Jarrard, Joanne Murphy

Members of Southern Dames of America Attend state Conference Members of the Poinsettia Chapter gathered at the Irvine Marriott for the Annual

Southern Dames of America State Conference; Penny Adams O’Neill State President. Chapter President, Wanda Prosser, proudly presented her report celebrating the past year’s chapter’s achievements for the visually impaired: supporting the Blind Surfers Club with beach towels and sun screen, and saluting Scott Leason from Outward Bound; support of the I Can! And I Can! Too centers at the SD Central Library with braille books, plus other items to assist in the use of the centers; the annual June display honoring Helen Keller at the library; money to supply fifty-six pairs of new glasses for the San Diego Eyemobile, reaching out to the underprivileged young people with sight problems; forty-eight pairs of used eyeglasses for the Lion’s Club Eye Clinic to be reprocessed for those unable to afford glasses.

Pictured (back row) Karon Jarrard, Parliamentarian; Sandra Orozco, Chaplain; Linda Ramos, Treasurer; Joanne Murphy, Charmaine Malone, Donna Derrick

(front row) Laura Nygaard, Wanda Prosser, President; Joan Bogaty. Not pictured, Paula-Jo Cahoon

Support of the Doheny Eye Institute, whose mission is to preserve, conserve

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Vista’s Business Renaissance

Economic Development is a top priority for the City of Vista. With the Ayers Hotel under construction in the Business Park, the new Honda dealership set to open soon on W. Vista Way, and the opening of the Restoration Hardware outlet store in North County Square, Vista continues to draw businesses that are reshaping the city and creating an attractive vibrant community.

In addition, many new restaurants, including Culichi Town, coming soon to Vista Village, have popped up in or around downtown. Two new craft breweries, Helia and Guadalupe, are also adding to the thriving Vista scene.

I am pleased with our growing economy and we will continue strengthening it and bringing new jobs to the community.

Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss Mental Health Resource Fair

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the City of Oceanside will host a Mental Health Resource Fair, with the purpose of raising awareness of local mental health organizations and destigmatizing mental illness. This event will be held in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms on Thursday, May 9, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Approximately one in five Americans experiences a mental illness in a given year. To make Oceanside residents more aware of free or low-cost mental health resources available to them, over 20 local organizations will be at the Mental Health Resource Fair. Free mental health classes and training will also be available, and will include Mental Health Screening; Suicide Prevention Training; Gentle Yoga; and Coffee with a Cop, with members from the Oceanside Police Department’s Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT) and Homeless Outreach Team (HOT). Registration is required for classes and trainings. Please visit oceansidepubliclibrary.eventbrite.com to registerv and restore human eyesight through research, advanced patient care and education of future leaders in ophthalmology, is the State President’s Project and the Poinsettia Chapter happily contributed to that. The Southern Dames of the Poinsettia chapter are very proud of their accomplishments this past year.


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upgrade it or get a new one. 3. You know you need a better computer but you aren’t sure exactly what you need.

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If your applications include graphics design, animation, competition gaming, video transcription, audio editing, solids modeling, or day trading, we’d be happy to work with you to design and build a perfect workstation. If you are among the vast majority of users who don’t do any of that stuff, you probably are one of these. 1. You have a PC that perfectly fits your needs and you’re happier than a hog in a mud wallow. 2. You have a PC that doesn’t do what you want and you’re not sure whether to

The “hog in the wallow” guy doesn’t need our help, but number 2 and 3 folks do. Here’s the way it works. You bring in your old notebook or tower and while we’re booting it up, you tell us how you want to use it. We give it a complete physical while you wait. In just a few minutes we know if your PC can handle what you want to do, as is or with an upgrade. If it can’t “cut the mustard” for you, it still might be a good trade-in. Then we give you all your trade-in, upgrade, refurb and new PC information and options. Being a wise and thoughtful person you say, “I’ll need to talk it over with my wife/husband before we make a decision.” You go home and check out the deals at Costco, Fry’s, Best Buy and Amazon on the Internet. You’re back with the PC the next morning saying “let’s do it.” It doesn’t always work out that way; some guys don’t even talk to their wives. A refurb or upgraded notebook or tower PC, custom suited to the needs of the average user will typically costs between $150 and $350. Last week one of our long time business customers dropped off five desktop towers to be recycled. The hard drives were removed but otherwise they were as we had built them in 2010

with dual core CPUs, four GB of RAM, built in speakers and a DVD-R/W. We installed hard drives and reloaded Windows7 Pro and Microsoft Office. We put them on the shelf at $150. They play and record CDs and DVDs, stream live video, surf the WWW and smoothly run all Office applications. With your choice of Windows 7 or 10 Professional, these workstations are typically better than new retail PCs at $600.

7200 RPMs. The outer edge is traveling at 70 miles an hour. An SSD has no moving parts and is reading at 670 million miles an hour (the speed of light). The SSD is also more reliable and energy efficient. Folks with an HDD even in a new notebook or tower should consider upgrading to an SSD, At $100 to $150 it’s well worth it.

Chess

A ruby chess set of “The Frog Prince” sold in 2014 for $50,000.

We built my PC in 2011 with a dual core CPU and four GB of RAM; My PC is faster and more responsive that most new PCs but it has a secret weapon. We upgraded my HDD (hard disc drive) to a SSD (solid state drive). An HDD retrieves data by reading from a disc spinning at

One of the most popular games in the world today, and in fact for the past fifteen centuries, takes a lot of patience. In fact, much more patience than I have ever had.

Small wonder that I have never been any good at it. Not only does the game require patience, but also the ability to think several moves ahead. The origins of chess started in India in the 6th century during the Gupta Empire. The game was called “chaturanga” which means the “four divisions” (of the military). The “four divisions” were the infantry, cavalry, elephantry, and chariotry, which were represented by pieces that would later evolve into today’s pawn, knight, bishop, and rook.

The real message is that any PC built in the past ten years should be evaluated for your own use before you give up on it. In addition to the money you save you may also save time energy and frustration. Right now, upgrade components for five to ten year old PCs are inexpensive and plentiful. Remember we take trade-ins.

A set sold for $260,000 by Phillips Auctions. Yes. That’s right. Over a quarter million dollars for the chess set titled “Good Versus Evil”. The pieces were painted by Maurizio Cattelan, and naturally, depict historical figures who have been regarded as either good or evil. For some reason there is not a consensus on Sigmund Freud, who is actually on both sides. I do have to admit that I admire the creativity of the chess set designers. That is a skill in itself.

From India, chess was brought to Persia, and became part of a nobles’ education. From these, after the Islamic conquest of Persia, the game was introduced to Muslim countries. By the 9th century, chess had reached Western Europe as well as Russia.

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A Japanese chess set made of ivory from the 1900s was auctioned for nearly $2500. However, a Mexican made set from the 1860s sold for over $5000, and depicted Archduke Emperor Maximilian of the Austrian Navy.

Jeff Figler is a professional certified appraiser. His latest book The Picker’s Pocket Guide to Baseball Memorabilia has been #1 on Amazon. He can be reached at info@jefffigler.com or at 877-472-3087.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9008873 The name of the business, Zendona, located at 730 Nordahl Rd., Suite 106, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Weiliang Zhang 9116 Lantana Dr. Corona, Ca. 92883 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Weiliang Zhang Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/05/2019 4/18, 4/25, 5/02 & 5/09/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9007554 The name of the business: Advanced Handyman, located at 1009 E 2nd Ave., Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by: J. Hansen 1009 E. 2nd Ave. Esconddo, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 7/22/10 /s/ J. Hansen Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/22/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/19 ____________________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009319 The name of the business, Sergio’s Fine Art, located at 4626 Ohio St., Apt 11, San Diego, CA. 92116. This business is registered by: Sergio Gutierrez 4626 Ohio St., Apt 11 San Diego, CA. 92116 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 3/20/19. /s/ Sergio Gutierrez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/10/2019 4/18, 4/25, 5/02 & 5/09/2019 ____________


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009573 The name of the business, Steele Roofing, located a 227 Pawnee St., Suite 101, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: GDRCO, Inc. 110 Civic Center Dr., Suite 205 Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/ Darrin Marthens, Treasurer Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/11/2019 4/18, 4/25, 5/02 & 5/09/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009584 The name of the business, Garage Experts of North County San Diego, located at 1643 Sonata Lane, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: M & L Coatings, Inc. 1643 Sonata Lane San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/ Miles M. Low, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/11/2019 4/18, 4/25, 5/02 & 5/09/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9008122 The name of the business, Essence of India, located at 2508 El Camino Real, Suite #C1, Carlsbad, CA. 92010. This business is registered by: EOI Hospitality LLC 2508 El Camino Real, Suite C1 Carlsbad, CA. 92010 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business n.a, /s/ Harsh Desai, Managing Member Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/28/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9008123 The name of the business, Urban Tadka, located at 801 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, Suite 101, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Samurai Hospitality, LLC 801 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, Suite 101 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business n.a, /s/ Harsh Disai, Member Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/28/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009678 The name of the business, CTB Consulting Services, located at 955 Stoneridge Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Carlos Torres Balagat 955 Stoneridge Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 01/01/2019. /s/Carlos Torres Balagat Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/12/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9008674 The name of the business, Safe Ride Services, located at 41979 Margarita Rd. #62, Temecula, CA. 92591. This business is registered by: Maher Jamil Zureigat 41979 Margarita Rd. #62 Temecula, Ca. 92591 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n.a, /s/ Maher Jamil Zureigat Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/04/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009824 The name of the business, Jones Institute International, located at 7937Corte Domingo, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is registered by: Randall Scott Kusunose 7937 Corte Domingo Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Randall Scott Kusunose Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/15/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9007934 The name of the business, Marie Beauty, located at 1036 Commerce St., Suite F, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Devin Marie and Makenzi Marie Morrison 1036 Commerce St. Suite F San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by Co-Partners. First day of business n.a, /s/ Devin Marie Morrison Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/27/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009986 The name of the business, Devin Carpinelli Construction, Inc.,located at 1391 Via Christina, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Devin Carpinelli Construction, Inc. 1391 Via Christina Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 4/17/19. /s/Devin Carpinelli, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/17/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9010053 The name of the business, Larry Leak’s Plumbing & Drains, located at 1582 Sunrise Dr., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Larry Joseph Gomez 1582 Sunrise Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Larry Joseph Gomez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/17/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9006478 The name of the business, MPowerment by Morgann, located at 803 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Morgann McKunes 803 W. San Marcos Blvd. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n.a, /s/ Morgann McKunes Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/12/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9008030 The name of the business, Ara Lebanese Grill & Mediterranean, located at 997 San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: ATASH LLC 1510 S. Melrose Dr. #106 Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by Limited Liability Company. First day of business 3/11/19. /s/ Mehrdad Arjmandi Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/28/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & 5/02/2019 ____________

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NOTICE OF INTENDED DECISION (Administrative)

The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed project and does intend to APPROVE the Director’s Permit DP18-0034 on May 13, 2019. Project No.: DP18-0034 Applicant(s): Ben Zintak, Vertical Hold Rock Climbing Request: A Director’s Permit to allow the continued operation of a 6,745 square foot rock climbing gym within an existing industrial building in the Light Industrial (L-1) zone in the Richland Neighborhood. Environmental Determination: In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City of San Marcos did find the project Categorically Exempt (EX 19-004) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing facility with no expansion. Location of the Property: 992 Rancheros Drive, more particularly described as: Lot 16 of Dolphin Industrial Park, Map No. 8881 in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Number 226-692-05-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Associate Planner Sean del Solar, AICP by calling 760744-1050 extension 3223, or via email sdelsolar@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for nonresidents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on May 23, 2019). The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-7441050, extension 3233 or ghenderson@sanmarcos.net. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 05/02/19

INTRODUCED ORDINANCE NO. 2019-1473

Ordinance No. 2019-1473 - an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending the San Marcos Municipal Code Sections 2.30.015 (Definitions) and 2.30.030 (City Manager Authority) of Chapter 2.30 (Purchasing). Ordinance 2019-1473 was introduced on April 23, 2019, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on May, 14, 2019. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 5/2/2019

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9010224 The name of the business, Brazil My Love, located at 323 Redwood Dr., #128, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Monica Tupinamba Berry 323 Redwood Dr., #128 San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Monica Tupinamba Berry Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/18/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9009772 The name of the business, Fruttos Yogurt, located at 347 Vista Village Dr., Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Yun Cha Hwang 1427 Alga Ct. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 4/1/2008. /s/Yun Cha Hwang Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/15/2019 4/25, 5/02, 5/09 & 5/16/2019 ____________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9006915 The name of the business, San Marcos Auto Injury Chiropractic Center, located at 555 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Ste 200, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Revilla Chiropractic, APC 555 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Ste 200 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business3/15/2019. /s/Russell S. Rivilla, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 3/15/2019 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 & , 5/02/2019

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2019-1472

Ordinance No. 2019-1472 of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending Sections 14.15.010, 14.15.050 and 14.15.060 of the San Marcos Municipal Code relating to storm water management and discharge control. Ordinance No. 2019-1472 was introduced on April 9, 2019, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on April 23, 2019, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JENKINS, NUÑEZ, PETREK, WALTON AND JONES; NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 5/2/19 INTRODUCED ORDINANCE NO. 2019-1474

Ordinance No. 2019-1474 - an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code relating to floodplain management. Ordinance 2019-1474 was introduced on April 23, 2019, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on May, 14, 2019. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 5/2/2019 To place Legal Ads Call The Paper 760.747.7119

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)

The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at the San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069; at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Project No.: P16-0045 / MFSDP16-001 / TPM16-005 / ND18-003 Applicant(s): Affirmed Housing Group, Inc. Request: Review of a MultiFamily Site Development Plan for construction of a 100-unit affordable apartment complex (Phase 1) within the MultiFamily Residential (R-3-10) Zone. Project includes a Tentative Parcel Map to subdivide the 8.14-acre into two (2) parcels for construction of Phase 1 on the parcel west of Los Olivos Drive. The existing apartment buildings (40 units) will be demolished as part of the project. Proposal includes a request for a Density Bonus. Environmental Determination: Mitigated Negative Declaration (ND18-003) was prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Location of the Property: 604 W. Richmar Avenue, more particularly described as a Portion of Lot 3 in Section 11, Township 12 South, Range 3 West, San Bernardino Base and Meridian, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California according to the Official Plat, except there from that portion lying southerly of the center line of that certain right of way granted to the City of San Marcos in deed recorded March 11, 1966 as File No. 42248 of Official Records. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 220-032-0500. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed project to the City Council by a 7 to 0 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Norm Pederson, Associate Planner, by calling 760-7441050 extension 3236, or via email npedersen@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: The hearing before the City Council is a de novo hearing and any correspondence submitted to the Planning Commission that you wish presented to the City Council must be resubmitted for the Council’s consideration. Contact the City Clerk for resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for/or against the project. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in a public hearing or any other city program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 05/02/19 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9010306 The name of the business, ProProvider, located at 17580 Matinal Dr., San Diego, CA. 92127. This business is registered by: Adam Alexander Trujillo 17580 Matinal Dr. San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 4/12/19. /s/ Adam Alexander Trujillo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/19/2019 5/02 , 5/09, 5/16 & 5/23/2019

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9010420 The name of the business, Scout & Stone, located at 20270 Aguilera Lane, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by: Jeanne deCamp 20270 Aguilera Lane Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a.. /s/ Jeanne deCamp Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/22/2019 5/02 , 5/09, 5/16 & 5/23/2019

NOTICE OF INTENDED DECISION (Administrative)

The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed project and does intend to APPROVE the Director’s Permit DP18-0026 on May 13, 2019. Project No.: DP18-0026 Applicant(s): Occupational Health Services Request: A Director’s Permit renewal to allow the continued operation of a 19,312 square foot instructional personal service facility (Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Program) within an existing building in the Light Industrial (L-1) zone in the Business/Industrial Neighborhood. Environmental Determination: In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City of San Marcos did find the project Categorically Exempt (EX 19-003) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing facility with no expansion. Location of the Property: 1050 Los Vallecitos Blvd. #109, San Marcos, CA 92069 more particularly described as: Parcel A of Parcel Map No. 12239 filed July 16, 1982 as file No. 82-219200 in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 219-163-33-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Associate Planner Sean del Solar, AICP by calling 760744-1050 extension 3223, or via email sdelsolar@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for nonresidents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on May 23, 2019). The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-7441050, extension 3233 or ghenderson@sanmarcos.net. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 05/02/19


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