Volume 46 - No. 21
May 26, 2016
by Friedrich Gomez
Escondido, in San Diego’s North County, is home sweet home to well over 150,000 people who enjoy many of America’s premier tourist attractions in or near Escondido, California. And, surprisingly, Escondido has been the home of some of the most notable people in the country. For example, Tom Anderson (co-founder of My Space), and Sean Salisbury (former ESPN anchorman and former NFL quarterback) who was a graduate of Orange Glen High School, as well as one of history’s pivotal figures, Sam Brannan (California’s first millionaire). In regards to Sam Brannan (1819-1889), he was an undisputed mover-and-shaker in California’s history. After the murder of Mormon church leader, Joseph Smith, in June of 1844, Brannan and other members of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons) moved to northern California.
Brannan lived a most colorful life. He was an American settler, businessman, journalist, and prominent Mormon who founded the California Star newspaper in 1847, the first newspaper in San Francisco, California. It was only the second newspaper in all of California, following The Californian (1846 in Monterey, and re-started later in San Francisco). Also, Brannan is considered the first to publicize the California Gold Rush in 1848 via his newspaper. His personal life declined sharply after his wife divorced him and he was forced to liquidate much of his real estate in order to pay her one-half of his total financial assets. He was never the same man after his divorce; a shell of his former self. After the divorce devastated him – both emotionally and financially – he became a brewer and, ironically, became addicted to his own alcohol. Forsaking San Francisco, the very city he helped develop, Brannan drifted south to San Diego and remarried. He became a permanent resident of Escondido, deciding to drift no more. His life in history books read of an amazing man, a visionary, who went from modest dollars to millionaire in a short span of time. Slowly, his finances and assets dwindled, relegating him to die poor and forgotten in Escondido, his final chosen place of residency.
For many of our readers of The Paper who live in various states and as far away as the eastern seaboard, these California historical insights are of genuine interest (especially for those who frequently vacation here throughout the year).
The historical ledger of prominent people who have lived in Escondido covers a wide spectrum and their variety of importance is most intriguing and surprising. Even famous scientists have called Escondido home, such as Robert Klark Graham (1906-1997), eugenicist, inventor, and founder of the worldfamous Repository for Germinal Choice (Nobel Prize Sperm Bank). Dr. Graham
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conceived and created his controversial Nobel Prize Sperm Bank from his Escondido ranch in the late 1970s. The one-time Escondido resident made millions by developing shatter-proof plastic eyeglass lenses. Also, Dr. Harold F. Blum (1899-1980), gained global prominence as the physiologist who first explored sunlight-induced skin cancer. The much celebrated medical pioneer, Dr. Blum, was born on February 12, 1899, right here in Escondido, California. And if all of this were not enough, Escondido has been the home to a multitude of famous sports figures, such as Eric Weddle (#32 of the San Diego Chargers and currently playing for the Baltimore Ravens with his same number #32). When Weddle was asked to name
his favorite Escondido restaurant he didn’t pause one bit, “Mi Guadalajara in Escondido is one of my family’s favorites.” Wow! Just think, Eric Weddle and I have a lot in common! No, I don’t play professional football! At 126 pounds a strong gust of wind would blow me through the goal posts. The only ‘Eric and Friedrich’ similarity is a much less dramatic one: I also love eating at Mi Guadalajara restaurant in Escondido. For those readers outside of California who make frequent vacation stops here in Escondido, be sure to try Charlie’s Family Restaurant located on 210 N. Ivy Street or you can just call for directions at (760) 738-1545. Owner, Charlie Mitich, is a delicious story all by himself. Born abroad, when he first wished to become an American citizen, Mitich made the journey to Germany and
joined the U.S. Army in 1957. How’s that for ingenuity? After serving a 5year hitch in such varied places as Alaska and Alabama, Mitich received his citizenship and moved his family to Escondido in 1963 and he’s been here ever since! Charlie’s restaurant gets consistently high ratings in Yelp and also in reviews from Trip Advisor, a source many incoming tourists listen to. To our collective good fortune, Charles Mitich left his Macedonian roots and staked claim here where Escondido residents love to eat his American family-style meals. It’s truly an amazing odyssey in life that Mitich started as a fry cook at Escondido’s Wagon Wheel restaurant and, then, two years later bought the restaurant lock stock and barrel! Mitich’s family were the first handful of
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Macedonians to come to this North San Diego County we call Escondido. No longer owner of the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Mitich took ownership of today’s highly-popular homespun eatery known simply as “Charlie’s Family Restaurant.” Mitich soon became acquainted with the many Serbian chicken farmers in the area who had fled from Eastern Europe earlier in the century. Despite speaking slightly different languages, Macedonians and Serbians still can understand each other’s native languages. Charlie Mitich is a true Horatio Alger story in the flesh! From common man to successful business owner, Charlie Mitich, truly embodies the American Dream. Another fine eating establishment for all you readers to discover is “The Steakhouse at Jalapeno Grill & Cantina” at 503 W. Grand Avenue in Escondido. Owner, Ray Alto, is a Native American of the Kumeyaay Nation, the original inhabitants of San Diego County. His popular eating establishment can be reached for directions at (760) 233-1104.
Escondido sports figures who lived in Escondido are Randy Johnson (major league baseball infielder for the Oakland A’s) and a graduate of Escondido High School; Gavvy Cravath (former right fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team), and George Horine (1890–1948) who held the world’s record in the high jump while only a sophomore when he competed at the NCAA meet. The great George Horine is considered an early pioneer in the techniques of high jumping and competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics at Stockholm, Sweden, where he won a
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!
If you ever feel a bit stupid, remember the following statements and you'll begin to think you're a genius. On September 17, 1994, Alabama's Heather Whitestone was selected as Miss America 1995 - she was asked: “If you could live forever, would you and why?”
She answered: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever,"
"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff." --Mariah Carey
"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life,"
bronze medal for the United States. Horine was born in Escondido, and his historic journey from Escondido to the world stage is immortalized in the annals of sports.
In the realm of film notables, Hollywood movie actor, Richard Denning (1914–1998), best known for starring in a number of science fiction and horror films of the 1950s, such as “The Creature from the Black Lagoon” in 1954, later made his mark in such film classics as “An Affair to Remember,” (1957) starring Cary Grant. Richard Denning, who was once a resident of Escondido, played the fictitious governor of Hawaii (Paul Jameson) on the original CBS crime drama, Hawaii Five-O television hit series (1968-1980), starring Jack Lord.
Legendary radio host, and current Escondido resident, Doug Best, who is an aficionado of swing, blues, and the Big Band Sound, is most certainly aware of the fact that the great band leader and arranger, Ray Conniff (1916-2002), also called Escondido, home sweet home. The Massachusetts gift to music, Ray Conniff, became an international giant with some of his musical genius going platinum and winning the coveted Grammy Award. Conniff ’s music was a worldwide hit, drawing a staunch fan base that pervaded Europe, Australia, and even Japan! In 1979, Conniff was hired to re-arrange and record new versions of “Those Were The Days,” and “Remembering You” which became the opening and closing themes of television’s blockbuster hit series, “All in The Family,” starring Carroll O’Connor. What a surprise! Just imagine, all this time you had heard Ray Conniff ’s music, but just never knew it. So, the next time you watch a re-run of “All in The Family,” you’re hearing pure Conniff!
-- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for federal anti-smoking campaign
"I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body," --Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward. "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country." --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC.
"That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death by a jackass, and I'm just the one to do it." --A congressional candidate in Texas.
"Half this game is ninety percent mental." --Philadelphia Phillies manager, Danny Ozark "It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it." --Al Gore, Vice President
"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix." --Dan Quayle "We've got to pause and ask ourselves, how much clean air do we need?" --Lee Iacocca
"The word ‘genius’ isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein." --Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst. "We don't necessarily discriminate. We
Almost 57 years after the release of his immortal “Christmas with Conniff ” (1959), and two years after his death, Ray Conniff was posthumously awarded a platinum album/CD. (On a side note: Ray Conniff was among my dad’s favorite bandleaders and composers. Along with such instrumentals as “In the Mood” with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and Bunny Berigan’s “I Can’t Get Started.”) the music of Ray Conniff always set my dad’s toes to tapping!) Ray Conniff died in Escondido on October 12, 2002 at age 85 from a fall he suffered in his bathroom. He never ceased recording and performing to his last days. Only the hand of death stopped him. Conniff sold over 70 million albums worldwide, an astonishing achievement for its era. His grave marker bears a musical score with the first four notes of the biggest hit song he ever had in his career: “Somewhere My Love” (1966) (originally composed by Maurice Jarre). The great Ray Conniff forever loved Escondido, where he chose to spend his golden years.
Famous bodybuilder and film actor, Steve Reeves (1926-2000), resided in Escondido. Reeves was the famous actor who portrayed Hercules (1957) in the movie of the same name, as well as its sequel, “Hercules Unchained” (1959). Reeves was ranked as the number-one box office draw in twenty-five countries around the world! He also won the Mr. Universe title in 1950. Unfortunately, Reeves turned down some of the most popular movies in history. For example, he turned down the role of James Bond in the movie “Dr. No” (1962), and also the role that eventually went to Clint Eastwood in the worldwide box office hit, “A Fistful of Dollars” (1964). On May 1, 2000, George Reeves died from a blood clot after having surgery
simply exclude certain types of people." --Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor.
"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances." --Department of Social Services, Greenville, South Carolina
"Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas." --Keppel Enderbery "If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record." --Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman POLISH MOOSE HUNT
Two Polish hunters named Stosh and Thad, hired a pilot to fly them into the Canadian wilderness, where they managed to bag two big Bull Moose. As they were loading the plane to return, the pilot said the plane could take only the hunters, their gear and one Moose.
The hunters objected, saying, "Last year we shot two, and the pilot let us take them both...and he had exactly the same airplane as yours." Reluctantly the pilot, not wanting to be outdone by another bush pilot, gave in and everything was loaded.
two days earlier. He passed away at Palomar Hospital in Escondido, California. There are numerous other celebrities, sports figures, inventors, scientists, et al, who were either born, or chose to live, in the North County city of Escondido – the list is so extensive that it is impossible to reproduce here.
Today, Escondido is still quite a remarkable place to visit or become a resident. There are many other incentives that entice people to settle down in this exciting North San Diego County region. On many levels it is world famous. Nearby is the world-famous Palomar Mountain State Park which has captured the attention of scientists who study the Earth’s natural environment, physical composition and structure. Palomar Mountain State Park has inspired and moved leading geoscientists, geographers, and geologists to remark: “It is like having a piece of the Sierras in your own back yard.” Upon these Palomar Mountain surroundings sits the worldrenowned 200-inch Hale Telescope at the Palomar Observatory. It was the largest optical telescope in the entire world from its completion date in 1948 until 1976. It is used by international scientists and astronomers in trying to find clues to the creation of our universe and has proven successful in discovering distant objects out in deep space, including stars and thousands of asteroids. The Palomar Observatory’s Hale Telescope has captured the attention of the general public to the point that it is a vastly popular tourist attraction, today. It is open to the public during the day and visitors can take self-guided tours of
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However, even under full power, the little plane couldn't handle the load, and went down, crashing in the wooded wilderness.
Somehow, surrounded by the moose, clothing and sleeping bags, Stosh and Thad survived the crash. After climbing out of the wreckage, Thad asked Stosh, "Any idea where we are?"
Stosh replied, "I think we're pretty close to where we crashed last year." Reflections
If I had a dollar for every girl that found me unattractive, they'd eventually find me attractive . . . . . I find it ironic that the colors red, white, and blue stand for freedom, until they're flashing behind you.
Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation towards the local swimming pool, so I gave him a glass of water.
I changed my password to "incorrect," so whenever I forget it the computer will say, "Your password is incorrect." Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
I hate it when people use big words just to make themselves sound perspicacious.
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Need a Short Term Job? – There are a few fun summer-time jobs at the San Diego County Fair, which opens in two weeks. Deadline to apply for work is Tuesday, May 31st. Must be 18+ years old, and available to work every day of the Fair. Go to www.delmarfairgrounds.com to find a description of the jobs still available.
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the famed Observatory daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Observatory is open 7 days a week, year round except for Christmas Eve and Christmas day (and also closed during harsh weather conditions). It can be a life-changing journey of excitement and imagination at a breathtaking altitude of 5,500 feet with vistas and panoramas to feast your eyes on. There is also an exciting visitor’s center and a gift shop to gather up your chosen souvenirs to treasure and remember your incredible journey. For all of you reading this, there are also guided tours which are available Saturdays and Sundays from April to October. This world-famous observatory is located off State Route 76 and is a travel distance of approximately two hours from downtown San Diego and one hour from Escondido. For all you lucky readers who wish to now make this exciting trek, the Palomar Observatory can be reached at (760) 742-2119 for added information.
As already mentioned, the Palomar Mountain Observatory and Hale telescope have proven, time and again, to be of enormous interest to the general public. Herewith, are some “knock-your-socksoff ” trivia about the famed mountain site and its nonstop growing popularity. (A) In 1994, Palomar was mentioned in the first television episode of Season Two of “The X-Files.” The airing of this particular episode on the enormously popular “The X-Files” sparked renewed popularity and pilgrimages to Palomar Mountain! (B) The popular Canadian band, The Rheostatics, released a 1992 CD with the song, “Palomar.” The lyrics tell a touching story of a man on Palomar Mountain and his relationship with his best friend, a dog. (C) The band, Wellwater Conspiracy’s 1997 debut album, “Declaration of Conformity,” contains an instrumental called, “Palomar Observatory.” Wellwater Conspiracy singer and drummer, Matt Cameron, grew up in this northern region near the observatory, itself! Occupying a shallow valley, Escondido is ringed by rocky hills, and is perfectly situated. The name itself, ‘Escondido,’ is a
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Grammy Nominee Blues Legend Performing in Oceanside – On Friday, May 27, at 7:30pm, Blues legend James Harman brings his award-winning singing, songwriting, blues harp playing and showmanship for a concert event James Harman’s Bamboo Porch Revue. The Brooks Theatre at 217 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, is the location. Harman has had 33 releases since his recording debut in 1964. His original songs have been used in 20 movies and been nominated for 20 prestigious W.C. Handy awards. The Bamboo Porch Revue features Harman’s longtime guitar player Nathan James and world famous percussionist Mike “Bonedaddy” Tempo. The show has been touring the U.S. and will be in Oceanside for one night only. Doors open at 6:30pm for happy hour. Call 760.433.8900 or go to www.oceansidetheatre.org to purchase tickets; all seats $20/each.
Call to Artists/Art Receiving – The Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery is accepting entries for Abstracts and Surrealism on Friday and Saturday, May 2728, from 11am to 2pm. Abstracts explore line, texture, color and space, while the surreal liberates the psyche to freely express the power of the imagination. A juried show open to all media; Juror is Duke Windsor. The Abstracts and Surrealism exhibition will run from June 10-July 2nd. The Gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, 760,480.4101. Gallery hours are Tuesdays 11am-5pm; Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 11am-4pm.
Spanish word meaning “hidden.” Some sources say the name originally referred to agua escondida or hidden water, and yet another source says it meant “hidden treasure.” The very first inhabitants of Escondido were indigenous tribes, of the Luiseno group. These Native Americans called this land (now known as Escondido) “Mehel-om-pom-pavo.” The Diegueno (aka Kumeyaay) tribes called the region “Eskondiid,” which more closely resembles Escondido’s present name.
It is truly amazing how we can grow up in the Escondido area and still not know about the fabulous treasures of fact and enormously important details that lie all around us. Such a stellar example is our very own San Diego Safari Park (formerly known as the “Wild Animal Park”), located near the city of Escondido, in the San Pasqual Valley. This park is visited by over 2-million people every year. Aside from many well-known attractions within the park, such as Tiger Trail, Hidden Jungle, Lion Camp, Condor Ridge, Nairobi Village and Gorilla Forest, there are some exhilarating attractions still not widely known. Here are some examples:
One of the most adrenalin-pumping adventures which only the bravest of the brave will choose to partake in, is the Flightline Safari. You must view this online at: http://www.sdzsafaripark.org/safari/fli ghtline-safari.
Just viewing this video will get the heart pumping added blood to the brain! Secured to attached harnesses and a small lift-chair, you will fly as high as 130-feet above the ground at accelerating speeds, affording you a spectacular bird’s-eye-view of rhinos, giraffes, and other wildlife below you – if you can keep your eyes open, that is, during your dare-devil aerial journey! Here are some spectacular facts about this worldrenowned Safari park: 1. The condor breeding program here is the most successful such program in the United States. 2. This park has the world’s largest veterinary hospital, making it indispensable. 3. It is the only New World zoo to have northern White rhinos, and many species of vultures, antelope, gazelle, and deer.
Carlsbad Chamber’s “First Friday Breakfast” – will be held on Friday, June 3rd, from 7-9am, at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Author and coach David Berry will inspire you to lead from your values. His lecture centers on the complexity of leading in a changing world. Three key issues in his talk include self-understanding, relationship building, and continued learning. Cost is $32/chamber members who register by May 27; $55/after deadline; $60/at the door. The Chamber is located at 5934 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad.
Escondido Woman’s Club Meeting is June 6th – Monday, June 6th is the last meeting of the 2015-2016 year for the Escondido Woman’s Club. The meeting starts at 10:30am at their Clubhouse, 751 No. Rose St. (corner Mission Ave.), Escondido. The scholarship winners will be recognized and honored; and installation of officers will be held for the new year starting in September. For reservations, call Nora at 760.743.0246 or Ruth at 760.489.0579.
Oceanside Senior Anglers Meeting Announced - The Bluefin are here! So says Captain Tony Nino, of the charter boat Bluefin, out of Mission Bay. Capt. Nino will be the guest speaker at the June 10 meeting of the Oceanside Senior Anglers. At age 17 Capt. Nino started working on his dad's friend's boat, the Fire Hat. After gaining experience, and running his own charters, in 2015 Capt. Nino was able to purchase his own boat and christened it the Bluefin. He will talk about his experiences in getting
The San Diego Safari Park also offers a most unique experience -- actual sleepovers within the park appropriately called, “Roar and Snore.” All “Roar and Snore” sleepovers include a nice tent already set up with floor pads for your sleeping bag. Also, camp activities, an after-hours look at the wild life of animals, guided walks, a campfire program, dinner, an evening snack, and breakfast the following morning. Yikes, I dunno. I can outrun a snake, but, an elephant – let alone a cheetah – um, I don’t think I can run that fast. The fastest I’ve ever run was when I, literally, got ants in my pants when I was 10 years old at my grandma’s outdoor picnic.
For those of you who are now properly excited and wish to pursue added information or Google directions to this exciting wildlife attraction, here is information you may wish to squirrel away (especially for out-of-state tourists who are reading this and frequently vacation here): San Diego Safari Park 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road Escondido, CA 92027 Tele. (760) 747-8702 Escondido is an amazing and exciting place to reside. Yet, we may not know basic facts about the very city we live in. Let’s enjoy a fun quiz. Which entity below is Escondido’s top employer? A. North County Transit District B. Palomar College C. Palomar Medical Center D. Escondido Union School District
Well, according to the City’s 2009 Comprehensive Annual Report, the correct answer is “C” above. Palomar Medical Center in west Escondido employs over 2,600 people! It is also the only designated trauma center in northern San Diego County! Did you know that from 1964-1968, the San Diego Chargers held training camp in Escondido? It’s true! Also, young Escondido kids (age 11 to 12) have proven to be among the world’s best athletes. In 1981, Escondido National Little League (representing U.S. West) became the 19th team to reach the Little League World Series, from the state of California. At the Western Regional in San Bernardino, the Escondido powerhouse team won four straight games to
started. Fish reports for the last six weeks have listed the Bluefin several times as one of the few boats that have limited out on excellent grade tuna, right off our coast. The largest senior fishing club in Southern California invites all anglers, age 50 and above, to join them Tuesday, June 10, 9am, at the Oceanside Senior Center, 455 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, 92054. Visit OSAnglers.org for more information.
Pacific Belles Chorus Show – On Saturday, June 11th, the Pacific Belles Chorus will put on their annual June show “Sentimental Journey” at 1pm at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. This year the Honor Wall "Women of Note" will be on display featuring pictures and history of notable American women! You will be entertained with patriotic and barbershop style songs presented by the Chorus. An ice cream soda treat will be served to the audience at the end of the show. Tickets are $15/adults, $10/high school students, $5/children under 12, and will be available at the door. For more information, call Frances, 954.647.7332 or Neva, 760.439.8639. Check the website at www.pacificbelleschorus.org. 2nd Tuesday Book Club Celebrates 10Year Anniversary – The Escondido Public Library invites adult readers to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on June 14, at 6pm, in the Turrentine Room of the Library
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earn the trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for the world championship! This is no easy accomplishment since worldwide competition comes from Australia, Canada, Europe, Africa, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Asia, and even the Middle East! Whew! I don’t know about you, but I’m just tuckeredout reading about this extraordinary Escondido fact! Where’s the Gatorade?! With a population of 150,000 residents, compared to much larger areas numbering well over 1-million, Escondido’s accomplishments -- despite its comparatively lower population -- makes its accomplishments that much more spectacular!
Many indigenous tribes that encircle Escondido have enriched this cultural area not only on historical grounds, but as burgeoning businesses all of which provide a variety of jobs at the various casinos that dot the landscape here. The Native American casinos, located on reservations, provide an exciting night life of casino gambling, restaurants, and live Las Vegas-type shows which feature the greatest entertainers in the world today. Nearby Native American casinos are located at the Valley Center region, as well as Pechanga (Temecula), Pala Casino (Temecula), and Casino Pauma (Pauma Valley). Tribal members of these casinos all receive a monthly stipend once they reach age 18, which is correlated on casino profits. Depending on the reservation, and bylaws regarding blood quantum (or blood quota) that must be met, along with legal proof (notarized paper trail, etc.) ascertaining that the applied member must be at least 1/16 bloodline to qualify. This blood quantum varies, depending on each sovereign Native American tribal council which defines its own bylaws for its reservation members. I am not at liberty to disclose exact monthly stipend amounts as this information is regarded as sovereign information within respective tribal governments. However, in this very exclusive article, one may connect the dots to form a notion of monthly stipend amounts paid out to each member: the
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The Paper • Page 4 • May 26, 2016 Man Arrested for Vandalism Series
On Tuesday, May 17th, at approximately 4:50 p.m., City of Carlsbad police officers responded to the 3500 block of Knollwood Drive in Carlsbad to investigate a report of a man puncturing vehicle tires. Witnesses were able to photograph the suspect prior to him fleeing the area. Officers at the scene determined that five vehicles had punctured tires.
Investigators were able to identify the suspect as 21 year old Ronnie Coching from Oceanside. On May 19, a search warrant was executed at Coching’s residence in the 4100 block of Lake Blvd., Oceanside. Evidence related to the crimes was located and Coching was arrested. Coching was interviewed by investigators and confessed to puncturing the tires of multiple vehicles on Knollwood Drive. Coching was booked into the Vista Detention Facility for Felony Vandalism. This case does not appear to be related to the vandalism series from the Rancho Carrillo community which are still being actively investigated. Anyone with information related to this series is encouraged to contact Detective Cosgrove at 760-931-2154. Suspicious Activity
The Escondido Police Department is seeking information regarding a suspicious male in the area of the 1000
block of E. Washington Ave. On May 9th, a white male, age 40-50 years old, driving an older red convertible, attempted to lure a teenaged female into his car by offering her money to give him directions. The female did not get into the car and reported the incident to police. On the same day, a citizen observed a similar vehicle / driver in the same area slow down and speak to a young teen-aged girl, and this girl did get into the car. The citizen followed the car and believes the male driver saw he was being followed and dropped the girl off before speeding away. The Escondido Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding these two incidents, or any other suspicious incidents involving this car, to please call Detective Elizabeth Hundley at (760) 839-4965. Fleeing Felony Warrant Suspect Captured
On Friday, May 20th, at 7:34 a.m., an officer from the City of Carlsbad Police Department recognized a subject with an active felony warrant exit one of the motel rooms at a local motel in the 700 block of Raintree Drive. Upon contact, the subject ran from the officer westbound from the motel into a residential area in the 6900 block of Avenida Encinas.
Carlsbad Police officers searched the area with the assistance of San Diego Sheriff Department’s ASTREA helicopter and a Carlsbad K-9 unit. The suspect was located in the 6900 block of Shoreline Drive hiding in an outside water heater closet in the backRoad . . . perfectly manicured grounds, lovely vineyard . . . and a venue that fairly begs for music to break out. Break out it will with the classic Beatle hits played by Abbey Road, that outstanding Beatles Tribute Band. Toes will be tapping and folks will be singing along . . . great venue, great food available, great drinks ... and a great audience.
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Hottest tickets in town are those for the Concert Under the Stars on Friday, June 3rd, at beautiful Melrose Ranch in Escondido.
This magnificent property is located just east of Lake Wohlford on Old Guejito Grade
After Abbey Road opens the show, Surfin’ hits the stage and revisits many of the Beach Boys top hits. It promises to be a nite to remembver. If you want to order tickets, you can go to this websie and order online: http://heyd24.wix.com/heyday-site#!abbeyroadsurfin/jwwdc
Speaking of great entertainment, the Kiwanis Club of Escondido had quite a party last Saturday night at the Center for the Arts in Escondido. It was their annual Gala where they gave away megabucks. The theme was Star Wars, and with the help and presence of The San Diego Star Wars Society the evening awoke the Force in many! The SDSWS members came in costume and they also had many memorabilia and collectibles on display.
yard of a residence. The subject, 29 year-old Anthony Lee Holt from Oceanside, was arrested for a felony no bail warrant and resisting arrest. Holt was booked into the Vista Detention Facility. Driver Arrested after Pursuit; Found in Possession of a Gun and Methamphetamine
CARLSBAD, Calif. – On May 21 at 10:54 a.m., Carlsbad Police Officers attempted to stop a black Honda Civic eastbound on Poinsettia Lane at Interstate 5 for a vehicle code violation. The driver threw a large amount of methamphetamine and a loaded pistol out the window. The driver fled northbound on Interstate 5 at a high rate of speed and failed to yield to officers. The driver exited at Carlsbad Village Drive and officers utilized spike strips to stop the vehicle. The suspect was arrested without incident.
Officers arrested the male who is a 33 year-old Oceanside resident. He was booked into the Vista Detention Facility for CVC 2800.2(a) Felony Evading, H&S 11377(a) Possession of Methamphetamine, H&S 11378(a) Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, H&S 11379(a) Transportation of Methamphetamine, H&S 11370.1(a) Possession of a Loaded Firearm and Methamphetamine and PC 29800(a)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
As is tradition all of the proceeds raised will be use to fund college and trade school scholarships for students that attend the two Key Clubs that the club sponsors. Many of the Key Club members from both Orange Glen and Escondido High were on hand to
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those trips I wind up asking myself . . . “why did I go anywhere else? I already live in paradise!”
It’s also that time of year when the politicians are out walking the precincts, sending out reams of mailers, making all kinds of promises to tempt your vote. Next week we’ll have an in-depth analysis of the Supervisors race the District 3. We will also be endorsing candidates from throughout the North County area.,
If you need help in deciding for whom to voe, you may want to check our We L-R - Joe Heard, Natalie Galt, Fran Ronalds, Louis Ronalds recommendations. have vetted the various Photos by Natalie Galt candidates, address their assist throughout the night. strengths and weaknesses and Kudos to Fran and Louise Ronalds will be endorsing several candiwho did a fantastic job of planning dates. an organizing the event. Like you, however, we are really The Women’s Club of Escondido tired of the national election camwere also busy Saturday night. paigns and can’t wait for that to They had their “Evening in Italy” be over. dinner and by all accounts it was a rousing success. Regardless of who winds up in the Whie House a great many of the Guests dined on tasty Chicken electorate will be disappointed Parmesan, Beef meatballs with and, I predict, even the party who Balognese sauce, and of course it manages to get their candidate wouldn’t be an Italian dinner with- elected will be shaking their heas out good old spaghetti . . . with and asking . . . “is this the best we wonderful herbs and sauces. could do?” We are at that time of year when people are planning on their holiday vacations . . . trips to the mountains,to the beaches .. . to far off lands. Y’know, almost everytime I return from one of
Truly, this has been one of the strangest election campaigns ever and with some of the biggest questions ever posed to and by candidaes. It’s gonna be interesting, stay tuned!
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smaller casinos pay out a monthly stipend (on average) of $9,000 monthly to each of its 18-and-over tribal members. You may now extrapolate that figure in applying that base amount to the larger, more lucrative reservation casinos such as Valley View, as well as San Diego County’s Sycuan, Barona, Viejas, etc. All of the aforementioned reservation casinos are run by the Kumeyaay Nation, the most dominant Native American presence in San Diego’s metropolitan region.
Escondido is well-known for its variety of parks, some are of great historical importance, such as Kit Carson Park. Kit Carson was named after the famous scout. The park sits in a valley that is about five miles west of where Kit Carson fought under General Kearny, in the Battle of San Pasqual during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
On December 7, 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny’s U.S. Army engaged in a battle against the Mexicans, henceforth known as the Battle of San Pasqual. A historical monument commemorating the battle is located on Mule Hill, one mile southeast of the park. Though Kit Carson Park is the largest in Escondido (285-acres), it is not the oldest. That honor belongs to Grape Park, officially the oldest Escondido park. People from as far away as Los Angeles came to celebrate the annual Grape Day Harvest, once a major industry in the Escondido valley. Grape Day Harvest was celebrated every year from 1908 to 1950, and then was revived by the Escondido History Center in 1996. Grape Day park hosts many events including movies in the park (during the summer), and its spectacular annual 4th of July Celebration featuring music from a live band which complements the overhead pyrotechnic show! Also, be sure to visit the old Santa Fe Train Station and even find a seat to sit within the train itself! It’s a priceless Kodak Moment, so bring your camera. As previously stated, Escondido is wellknown for its variety of park land. But, just how many parks are in Escondido County? Take a multiple-choice guess below: A. 5 parks. B. 7 parks. C. 11 parks. D. 20 parks.
The number of Escondido parks vary from different unofficial sources, which can be misleading (such as on the internet). The internet, for example, lists anywhere from 14 to 20-plus parks in the county of Escondido. However, some ‘park areas’ they list are not within the city guidelines as being true parks, according to Escondido’s City and County Government bylaws. So, if you selected “C” above, well, you should be given a paid day-off to spend a leisurely afternoon at the park of your choice!
According to the City of Escondido’s Community Development, which is under the Escondido Planning Department (760) 839-4671, and the City of Escondido’s Community Services (760) 839-4691, the county of Escondido has 11 official parks within its region. City and County guidelines do not classify Daley Ranch, Dixon Lake, or nearby Lake Wohlford, for example, as true parks, even though these sites have large park areas, complete with picnic tables, barbecue facilities, etc. Nor do they classify small community parks scattered throughout the Escondido County area as true parks in
their registry. But, hey, if you wish to call them a park, also – be my guest!
Do you know what is the average annual income per household of people living in Escondido? You don’t? Well, have fun and take a guess below: A. $28,000 B. $36,000 C. $40,000 D. $49,000
Well, in 2014, the median household income of Escondido residents was $49,409 – and now gaining closer to the $50,000 mark. However, there is a significant downside, 19.8% of Escondido residents live in poverty.
Famous bandleader and television personality, Lawrence Welk (1903-1992), made his mark in Escondido when he created what is now the Lawrence Welk Village and Resort. This resort complex is located at 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, in Escondido. For added information, you may call (866) 599-6674. The resort features many attractions including live performances at the Lawrence Welk Theatre which range from Broadwaystyle musicals, to comedy, and stage magic. Lawrence Welk, himself, is a most interesting persona. He never learned to fully grasp the fluency of the English language, and certain idioms confused him which, inadvertently, caused him to become even more popular on his own Lawrence Welk television shows, beginning in the 1950s. His accent seemed to intrigue television viewers.
Welk was born in the German-speaking community of Strasburg, North Dakota. His lineage was from ethnic Germans who emigrated to America in 1892. Welk’s verbal mistakes and clumsy sentences in English only added to his appeal. He once said on national television, “George, I want to see you when you have a minute – right now.” Such pronunciations tickled America at large and endeared him to a vast viewing audience. Another ‘Welk-ism’ was when he said, “Now, for my accordion solo. Myron, will you join me?”
On the other hand, Lawrence Welk was a stern disciplinarian and taskmaster. He once fired Alice Lon (the show’s “Champagne Lady” at the time) for dressing in a fashion where she was showing too much leg. Welk told the live audience that he would not tolerate such “cheesecake” performances on his show! However, Lawrence Welk did not anticipate public reaction which positioned itself against him! Ensuing fan mail, overwhelmingly, demanded that Alice Lon be re-hired! Welk valiantly tried to persuade Alice Lon to return but his attempts to re-hire her would prove fruitless. It would prove to be an indelible mark against Welk and his onceadoring public had glimpsed his dark side. Firing a woman during an actual performance in front of his audience was not to be tolerated by wide-ranging Americans. Lawrence Welk, whose automobile license plate read: “A1ANA2” was based on his signature lead-in line to his orchestra, “And a one, and a two . . .” Lawrence Welk died in 1992 at age 89. Despite his faux pas in firing his Champagne Lady in front of a live audience, he soon experienced a resurgence in popularity on television re-runs, even long after his death. The cornucopia of sights, sounds, and excitement which Escondido offers
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Chuckles Cont. from Page 2
Hospitality is the art of making guests feel like they're at home when you wish they were. Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
Ever stop to think and forget to start again? There may be no excuse for laziness, but I'm still looking for it.
Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking.
Is it wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly? Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
The grass may be greener on the other side, but at least you don't have to mow it. I like long walks, especially when they're taken by people who annoy me.
If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you . . . . . Sometimes I wake up grumpy; times I let her sleep.
Money is the root of all wealth.
It’s not my job to run this train The Whistle I cannot blow It’s not my job to say how far This train is allowed to go
Helping Local Hospitals
Earlier this year, the Legislature came together to pass bi-partisan healthcare financial reform legislation that will have a wide impact in this region and state. This legislative package will result in a net tax cut of over $100 million dollars and reduce the state’s long-term debt by more than $400 million.
But there’s much more. The bill package included a bill I coauthored, AB X2-1. In 2013, the state eliminated special reimbursements for nursing homes run by hospital systems, resulting in a so-called “clawback,” requiring hospitals to return funds previously allocated. Local hospitals and healthcare districts including Palomar Health, Sharp Hospital and the Fallbrook Healthcare District were required to pay back $12 million, $7.3 million and $1.2 million respectively. Under provisions of AB X2-1, these debts, which threatened to undermine the hospitals’ fiscal solvency and healthcare availabil-
I’ts not my job to shoot off steam or even ring the bell But let the damn thing jump the track And see who catches hell!
Red Skelton’s Simple Rules for a Perfect Marriage
1. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays. 2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in California and mine is in Texas.
3. I take my wife everywhere..... but she keeps finding her way back.
4. I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary. "Somewhere I haven't been in a long time!" she said. So I suggested the kitchen.
5. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. 6. She has an electric blender, electric toaster and electric bread maker. She said "There are too many gadgets and no place to sit down!" So I bought her an electric chair. 7. My wife told me the car wasn't running well because there was water in the carburetor. I asked where the car was; she told me "In the lake."
8. She got a mud pack and looked
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ity, will now be eliminated. In addition, funding for the developmentally disabled, which the Governor failed to include in his budget, will increase by more than $300 million, with an additional 7.5 percent increase in funding for regional centers serving their needs. Along with bi-partisan legislative approval, these reforms received wide support from the healthcare industry. By passing this legislative package, the Legislature rejected previous proposals which would have increased health insurance taxes by $650 million, raising taxes on 24 million Californians. In the words of the California Chamber of Commerce, this legislation constitutes a “comprehensive solution that is a win-win for California.” Passage of this reform package is not only a victory for the developmentally disabled, for local hospitals and the patients they serve, it’s also a victory for California’s over-burdened taxpayers.
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almost overwhelms in its depth and rich variety! From Broadway plays, musicals, magic shows, etc. at the California Center for the Performing Arts in Escondido or the ever-popular annual Friday night Cruisin’ Grand tradition (every Friday from April thru September) there is something for everyone to enjoy! The vastly famous and popular Cruisin’ Grand is where dream cars, hot rods, vintage vehicles of all types, including antiques, and rare custom automobiles, fill Grand Avenue at night like brightly colored ornaments adorning the streets. In short, there is much to experience and enjoy and create ‘forever-memories.’ Cruisin’ Grand has been described as a “time-warp experience which physically hits downtown Escondido, sending onlookers in a Blast-to-the-Past celebration featuring rock ‘n’ roll music and even dancing and hula-hoop contests!” The surrounding bistros, pubs, and beautiful restaurants are all there taunting, teasing, and beckoning you to come within and enjoy your favorite foods, or beverage. Pizza and hot dog stands, Vinz Bar and restaurant, and the great Irish pub “O’Sullivans,” which often features live music, a large selection of beers and a
pub food menu, as well as a popular outdoor patio where you can sit, eat, and enjoy the exciting sights and happenings right in front of you, on Grand Avenue!
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
Escondido seems constantly on the move, creating ever-new facets to its already dynamic region. For example, a new up-and-coming German supermarket, known as Aldi, which is spreading nationally in popularity, plans to establish one of its grocery stores at 1310 E. Valley Parkway, in Escondido, one of about 130 such stores in the United States! Aldi may give Walmart a serious run for its money! And its growing exponentially fast!
These changing dynamics in Escondido’s landscape make it an eclectic jewel which attracts new elements, and new burgeoning businesses! Escondido offers a tremendously widevariety of sites, events, historical footnotes, museums, and live entertainment that have drawn the rich, the famous, scientists, inventors, sports figures, and all those in-between, to this region of ours to live or just visit! All of this, and much more, have caused many residents to proudly proclaim: “Home Sweet Home, Escondido.”
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Approximately 62 million people died in the war. Most of the casualties were civilians as a result of the large-scale Allied aerial bombing of cities, disease, starvation, and Hitler’s Holocaust genocide. It is estimated the Soviet Union, alone, suffered more than 25 million deaths; China lost some 10 million of its citizens. From Depression to War
The Second World War was the largest and most-deadly global military conflict in recorded history. It was the defining seven-year period of the 20th century – certainly the most important event in U.S. history.
The War historically began on Sept. 1, 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, drawing in the Polish allies of the United Kingdom and France. History should never forget that as early as 1937, the Japanese were invading China, killing thousand. What began as a territorial conflict in Eastern Europe spread quickly to Western Europe and across the Atlantic. In the Pacific, Japan captured dozens of islands and then attacked the U.S. installations in the Philippine Islands, Alaska, and Hawaii. Germany was joined by Italy and Japan, with other minor allies such as Austria, Rumania, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria. This confederation was known as the “Axis Powers.”
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Germany surrendered, then Japan gave up on Aug. 14, 1945. The War officially ended on Sept. 2, 1945, with the formal surrender of the Empire of Japan on the deck of the battleship USS Missouri.
In 1940, Adolf Hitler, the Nazi leader in Germany, had signed a “non-aggression” treaty with the Soviet Union. When German invaded Poland from the west, Russia invaded from the east. Then Germany invaded Russia in June 1941. In December 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, various U.S. bases in the Philippines, Guam, and Wake Island, and then landed a force on Attu, in Alaska’s Aleutian islands. As the War dragged on, Italian forces collapsed, surrendered, then joined the Allies in 1943. On May 8, 1945,
For the Allied nations of the United Kingdom, France, Poland, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, China, and the United States, some 17 million military and 35 million civilians were killed. For the Axis Powers, 8 million military and 4 million civilians were killed. The United States had 16 million in uniformed services. Many more worked in wartime factories producing planes, guns, tanks, bombs and ammunition. We lost more than 600,000 of our military personnel. While there are many reasons declared as the causes of World War II, these aspects stand out: nationalistic control of vast geographic regions, and the natural resources those nations possess – namely oil. Japan, Germany, and Italy all needed the natural resources of others to maintain their imperialistic goals.
In Europe, the Treaty of Versailles, which officially ended World War I, with an Allied Powers victory, was perceived by Germany and grudgingly by a few others as unjust. Essentially, it stripped that nation of much of its natural resources and burdened it with nearly unsustainable cash payments of its former enemies. This resentment fueled the success of the militarist Nazi Party. Adolf Hitler and the Nazis succeeded beyond their wildest expectations primarily due to the economic conditions created by the world-wide Great Depression of the 1930s. The power the Nazis gained allowed them to re-arm Germany, launching Hitler on his blood-thirsty rampage. Today’s national economic and technological strength of the United States was forged by the challenges we faced during World War II.
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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders. Curfew Law Protects Minors
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at 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido. This event is part of the Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults, which runs from June 13 to July 31, encouraging community members of all ages to Exercise Your Mind. This month’s selection is Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII, by Chester Nez. Refreshments will be served in honor of the program’s 10-year anniversary. Copies of the book are available for check out; reserve in the Library catalog at library.escondido.org. Chester Nez, the last original Navajo code talker to serve in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, recounts the true story of how he and his fellow code talkers turned the tide of the war by creating a secret military language that not even the Japanese could crack. To this day, it remains the only unbroken code in modern warfare. For more information about the Summer Reading Challenge, visit library.escondido.org/summer. Library pro-
Emma is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 1-1/2 year old, 45 pound, Hound mix.
When Emma meets new people she’s not sure how to act. When she feels safe, Emma’s goofy, puppy personality comes out. Her new family will need to reinforce her training and show her appropriate ways to ask for attention.
Emma was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program.
The $145 adoption fee for Emma includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org. Kennels and Cattery open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday.
Escondido and surrounding cities share standard curfew hours from 10pm to 5am daily. A refresher on the actual laws in place will help parents and teens alike.
Minors are not allowed to be in any public place including parks and streets or private places generally open to the public including parking lots, shopping centers, apartment complexes and transport facilities. grams are sponsored by Friends of the Library and are free to the public. For more information about the 2nd Tuesday Book Club visit library.escondido.org or call Monica Barrette at 760.839.4836.
Opportunities and Events, Alliance for Regional Solutions – Aging Summit 2016: Age Well San Diego will explore livable communities and healthy aging with keynote speaker and actor Dick Van Dyke, other speakers and breakout sessions, resources and opportunities for participants to meet local exhibitors. Attendees can view a livable home and a livable community exhibit then provide their input on priorities to address for the Age Friendly Communities Initiative. Also included will be valuable information for family caregivers, particularly those dealing with the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The Aging Summit will be held on Wednesday, June 15, from 9am-3pm (check-in from 8-9am) at the Town & Country Convention Center, with a companion site at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido where keynote speakers will be
Peter, a 4-year-old Dutch mix rabbit, is looking for a loving home. This handsome rabbit came to us in poor shape and needed immediate medical attention for severe dental disease. Now that he is feeling better, Peter can’t wait to join a new family. He loves munching on fresh veggies and playing with his toys. He might take a bit of time to adjust to a new home, but once he does, he is sure to be the best companion. Meet Peter at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 East Valley Parkway. For more information, call 760-888-2275 or visit sdhumane.org.
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Exceptions are made if a parent is present, if the minor is working or on the way home from work (with no detours), or if attending/returning from a religious or civic activity supervised by adults who take responsibility for the minor.
Escondido Police conduct frequent curfew sweeps throughout the year. Minors in violation of curfew are transferred to the police station until a parent arrives to pick them up. All detained minors are screened for webcast. For more information, call AARP at 1-877-926-8300 to register today. There is a Job Opportunity at FACT – they are looking to hire a fulltime entry level Accountant/Bookkeeper, to work out of Oceanside. Contact Alliance for Regional Solutions, 550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido, 92025.
Calling All Warm Laps and Open Hearts – The San Diego Humane Society is having a Senior Prom June 3 thru 5; the spotlight is turned on the aging animal population at the shelter. Between June 3 and June 5, the community is encouraged to give homeless senior pets the best gift possible: a new family and home for them to enjoy their retirement years. During this promotion, the adoption fee for senior animals (age 7 years and older) at all campuses and locations is completely waived. A few of the senior pets available are Zoe, a 9-year old short-hair domestic female cat at the Escondido campus (760.888.2275); Patches, a 10-year old Chihuahua-mix female dog at the Oceanside campus (760.757.4357); and Sunny, a 4-year old Chinchilla/mix female rabbit at the San
criminal history and directed to juvenile court or a local diversion program aimed at improving their decision making abilities. Young people often want the freedoms associated with adulthood but the only thing that is sure to happen after curfew is an increase in the likelihood of being victimized. For this reason, it is important that parents be aware of the law and discuss curfew with their teens. Diego campus (619.299.7012).
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Pastor Tom Fry, Retired Church of the Nazarene
I’ve watched a lot of basketball recently. Some college, a little NBA, but lots and lots of kids basketball. From second graders to Middle School to high school.
One particular high schooler caught my eye. He was not a star player, not even a starter, but he might have been the most valuable player on the team. When the game started, he was on the bench. His warm-ups were already off, though. He was ready to go in the game. He took a seat right near the coach because he knew he would be the first substitute into the game. He was the proverbial “sixth man.” He was multi skilled. He could
go in for any player on the floor. To change up the offense or strengthen the defense. To get rebounds or shoot long 3 pointers. He was ready. He was willing. He energized the team when he entered the game. I’ve seen him turn a game around in just a few minutes on the floor and then return to his spot on the bench. Waiting for the next need to arise. I’ve seen him sit the bench most of the game, but his enthusiasm never lagged. He was “in” the game even on the bench. Any coach would want a kid like him on his team.
The church needs people like that. People who are willing to sit on the bench until they’re needed, and can fill any gap when needed.
Once the twelve disciples are named and introduced, we never hear about some of them again. But Jesus kept all twelve on his team. Some were bench warmers. I’m guessing there was at least one of them, right near Jesus, who was always ready to step in and fill a need whenever Jesus called. You don’t have to be the biggest star to be the most valuable.
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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
Poolside CPR course offered in San Marcos
The City’s fire and community services departments have joined forces to offer a Poolside CPR program in San Marcos to equip residents with handsonly CPR skills.
Poolside CPR program empowers pool patrons to take action to save a life if needed.
Because drowning is still a leading cause of accidental death in many age groups, the ultimate benefit of the CPR training will be safer San Marcos residents in, on and around the water, as well as safer responses in the event of any emergency, poolside or elsewhere.
Lifeguards and firefighters will demonstrate and guide practice sessions of the technique to pool visitors throughout the swim season. Since trained For more information, please professionals are rarely the call San Marcos Community first at an incident scene, the Services at (760) 744-9000. Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
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great for two days. Then the mud fell off. 9. She ran after the garbage truck, yelling "Am I too late for the garbage?" The driver said "No, jump in!" 10. Remember: Marriage is the number one cause of divorce. 11. I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always. 12. I haven't spoken to my wife in 18 months. I don't like to interrupt her.
13. The last fight was my fault though. My wife asked "What's on the TV?" I said "Dust!" ••••• Hillary Clinton goes to her doctor for a check-up, only to find out that she's pregnant.
She is furious... Here she is -- in the middle of her election campaign -now this has happened to her!
She calls home, gets Bill on the phone and immediately starts screaming: "You bastard! How could you have let this happen? With all that's going on right now, you go and get me pregnant! How could you? I can't believe this! I've just found out I'm five weeks pregnant and it's all your fault!..... Well, what have you got to say?" There is nothing but dead silence on the phone.
She screams again, "Did you hear me?" Finally, she hears Bill's very, very quiet voice, in a barely audible whisper: "Who's calling?"
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Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Strawberry Fest, Wave & More!
The Wave Waterpark opens this Saturday and it’s a great place to cool down with the family. The Strawberry Festival also takes place this weekend. Food, treats, pie eating contests, and the annual 5 and 10k races will take place on Sunday. Lace up your shoes and head downtown. Event details are at vistastrawberryfest.com. Drop by the City booth to meet us! Monday is Memorial Day. This is such an important time for our community - as so many have served and are serving in the Armed
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Summer Reading Kickoff at the Library Two special magic centered on a race between events will take “Rocky” the rabbit and “Mr. T” the place to start Turtle. The Library’s theme for this off this year’s program is “Read for the Win” s u m m e r ’ s and runs from June 1st to July 30th. Library reading program. On Friday, June 3rd, at 4:00 pm, the Mission Many activities that are free, Branch Library, located at 3861-B educational and entertaining for all Mission Avenue, will host special ages will be offered. Children ages 0guest Buster Balloon, who will 12 earn prizes for reading 30 delight attendees with a wild and minutes a day, or having a book read wacky mix of side-splitting comedy, to them. Teens ages 13-18 will earn a incredible magic and the most prize drawing ticket for every book amazing balloon twisting you have read and every program attended for ever seen! On Saturday, June 4th, at a chance to win a grand prize! 2:00 pm, the Civic Center Library at 330 Coast Highway will present More details for the summer reading magician Dave Skale’s “The Great program are available at Race.” This comedy magic show www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or features audience participation and by calling 760-435-5600. wife’s picture. All the knives were missing the target! Suddenly he received a call from her “Hi, what are you doing?” His honest reply, “MISSING YOU.” Habit of Talking in Sleep
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Forces. This day is about honoring our war dead, every man and woman who responded to the call of duty and gave their life to protect our way of life. We honor their memories and we pay tribute to their families. On Monday, we also acknowledge the living who serve our country in distance places overseas and here in the United States. We thank the troops for the great sacrifices they make for us each day and hope that they return safely to their families. Please remember City Hall will be closed on Memorial Day and residential trash is delayed one day for the remainder of the week.
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OS of choice for 90% of PCs sold in the past 30 years, yet bureaucratic, slow-footed Microsoft continues to lose ground in competing with younger, more agile companies for Internet applications like browsers, search engines and Email services.
Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
Microsoft’s Win10 Problem
Microsoft got it right when they released Win7 (Windows 7) in October of 2009. Win7 handles complex stand alone applications like animation, solids modeling and CAD-CAM while providing seamless, easy Internet access for on-line applications. The Win7 OS (operating system) has the technology to accomplish virtually anything a user could ask for. Win8 (2013) and Win10 (2015) provide no new features of benefit to users. So why did Microsoft expend the time, energy and money to develop a new OS that did nothing for its users? The answer is that Win8 and 10 were not developed to benefit users. Both were developed solely to help Microsoft compete for a larger share of Internet related revenue derived from the sale of data, advertising and services. The company that controls the OS on devices that access the Internet has the inside track in reaping Internet related revenue. Microsoft’s Windows has been the
Not only has Microsoft been losing opportunities in the PC arena where its OS dominates but PC sales themselves have been in decline since 2011. In addition “mobiles” (smart phones and tablets) surpassed PCs in 2014 as the most common Internet access devices. Alphabet’s (Google) Android OS controls 80% of “mobiles,” Apple 17% and Windows less than 3%. By 2012 Microsoft’s situation was this: The sale of Windows PCs, a major source of revenue for Microsoft, was in long term decline and Google and others were outcompeting them for PC Internet service revenue, their share of internet access had been severely eroded by the success of mobile devices and Windows had only a 3% footprint in the growing mobile device market.
Microsoft’s 2013 strategy to gain penetration in the mobile device market was simple. Put a touch screen Interface on Win7 and call it Win8. They reasoned that if Windows PCs looked and worked like Windows tablets and phones, Win8 PC users would dash out and buy Windows phones and tablets. Nobody liked Win8, PC sales plummeted and Microsoft’s “mobile” market share dropped even further. They gave up on Win8 in 2015 and brought on Win10. Win10 was basically a return to Win7. They removed a bunch of games and utilities that had been free with
The Doctor is In!
Tooth Preservation or Implant Placement
Long term tooth versus implant survival rates
Technological advances in the development of implants to replace "hopeless" or missing teeth along with a high predictability of survival rates has lead to the increasing popularity and clinical success of implants. This could result in the extraction of a person's natural teeth, that are salvageable, on the convenience rather than as a result of a comparative analysis between the survival of a natural tooth and its implant counterpart. Faced with the option of restoring a natural tooth versus extracting it and placing a dental implant, the doctor should take the following as well as others into consideration:
1. Is the tooth or area restorable? 2. Will it be strong? 3. What is the long term prognosis of the tooth vs. implant? 4. Compliance of the individual for maintaining the tooth or implant? 5. Does patient have systemic condition ie. diabetes, heart conditions, periodontal conditions. Also, smoking status. 6. Past experiences with patients tooth loss? 7. Long term survival of individual?
These are just a few factors affecting the patient. Financially, the patient should consider the cost of implants as well. They may not make a lot of difference with a single tooth, but if multiple sites are proposed, the cost factor can go up tremendously. If the tooth is restored in many cases, it can have a survivability that may equal, or even outlast the prognosis of an implant. Implants require good bone to survive, and if the bone is not adequate, additional bone must be provided to the site including bone grafts and/or sinus lifts, etc. This may also add to both the expense and time required to place an implant. After an implant fails, the next step is placing another implant.
previous Windows (media center, solitaire etc), put a price tag on them and stuck them on the shelf in their new online “company store.” They included a voice like Apple’s Siri (Cortana) and a new browser like Google’s Chrome (Edge) and announced that any PC phone or tablet born after 2010 could have Win10 for free. Why the generosity? Because Win10 had some important features they were not eager to discuss. Win10 could collect everything you did on your PC from your bank account password to your intimate conversations with Cortana. It gives Microsoft complete control over what goes on and what comes off your PC. You have virtually no control over your PC or your personal information. Your whereabouts, surfing habits, vices and virtues are all worth something to someone and Microsoft is eager to monetize your life. With nothing to gain from Win10, Win7
users (50% of the World’s PCs) have been reluctant to “upgrade.” With Win10’s uptake falling behind schedule, Microsoft decided to start without you. So when you turn your PC on some fine morning and find Win 10 merrily installing itself without your permission, not to worry. Win10 is like a vampire (in more ways than one). It must be invited in by you in order to stick around. Microsoft cannot legally snoop you without your permission so at some point they must ask you to sign the Win10 EULA (Microsoft End Users Agreement). You have two choices “Accept” or “Refuse”. When you “refuse” Microsoft has only one choice. They must restore your PC to its pre-Win10 condition.
Researchers report significantly lower success rates for reimplantation than for the original implant. With a tooth that started in the mouth by nature, if it is restorable, it frequently will last a long time without the amount of bone required by an implant.
ing more thoroughly at the overall results. If the bone is adequate and the natural tooth cannot be restored then the implant is chosen. However, in many cases, the patient is not adequately informed as to the survivability of the proposed implant and it is our responsibility to inform them of situations where the natural tooth may be the better choice in the long term.
There are many things to consider in deciding whether to place an implant versus restoring the tooth. As doctors we have patients come in every day with the idea of removing a tooth and placing an implant. On the other hand, we, as practitioners, have to resist the impulse to automatically go with the patient's wishes look-
Next week we will discuss how to “upgrade” to Win10 safely if you really want to, and how to keep Microsoft from bugging you to “upgrade.”
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos (City) is seeking qualified consultant firms to submit proposals demonstrating experience and the ability to provide OnCall Extension of Staff Services for Project Management and Technical Support to the City of San Marcos.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Assist City staff with project management, project delivery and technical support on various projects. Areas of responsibility include capital improvement projects, traffic/transportation engineering and maintenance/management of City streets, drainage, parks, public landscape, fleet and buildings/grounds. The Consultant shall provide an agreed-upon project manager, civil engineer, engineering technician or other professional qualified employee to act as an extension of staff for specific short-term public works maintenance, capital improvement projects and/or technical evaluations. The City is seeking to affordably and efficiently assist staff or expert in responsible charge with various tasks to deliver budgeted projects, engineering evaluations and/or reports. LOCATION OF WORK: Work will be conducted at City of San Marcos City Hall or Public Works Facility.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011742 The name of the business: Anthropomorphic Figure Dyonamics, located at 475 E. Carmel St., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Matthew McMullen 475 E. Carmel St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Matthew McMullen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 27, 2016 5/05, 5/12, 5/19 & 5/26/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012045 The name of the business: Kinaly Thai Food Restaurant, located at 1220 E. Misison Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Threenage Bros LLC 1220 E. Mission Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 04/29/2016. /s/Sackdayut Chanthavong, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 04/29/2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/2/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011743 The name of the business: Realbotix, located at 475 E. Carmel St, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Matthew McMullen 475 E. Carmel St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Matthew McMullen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 27, 2016 5/05, 5/12, 5/19 & 5/26/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00014270-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Josefina Rosa Gonzalez filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Josefina Rosa Gonzalez to Proposed name Josephine Rosa Gonzalez.
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: June 21, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated May 2, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011781 The name of the business: Empowered Life Ministry Inc., Empowered Life, located at 1141 Cleo Ct., Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Empowered Life Ministry Inc. 1141 Cleo Ct. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 03/16/2016. /s/Maria Sparks, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 27, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013494 The name of the business: Twims Clothing, located at 455 Hillway Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is registered by: Eduardo Ce Casas 455 Hillway Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 01/01/15. /s/Eduardo De Casas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/16/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012423 The name of the business: San Marcos Inspection Service, located at 908 Cycad Drive, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Michael Santino 908 Cycad Drive San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/03/2016. /s/Michael Santino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on May 03, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013040 The name of the business: Trinity Woodworks, located at 2620 Temple Heights Drive, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Trinity Woodworks, Inc., 2620 Temple Heights Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation, First day of business 6/01/03. /s/Deanna Hollenbeck, Vice President/Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on May 10, 2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013162 The name of the business: Network Smart, located at 3365 Heather Ridge Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Andria Schultz 3365 Heather Ridge Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Andria Schultz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/11/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013394 The name of the business: Southern California Business Advisors, located at 17031 New Rochelle Way, San Digo, Ca. 92127. This business is registered by: David Menezes 17031 New Rchelle Way San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/01/16 /s/David Menezes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/13/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-0108969 The name of the business: Tri-City Florist, located at 1817 W. Vista Way, #A, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Hanna Sohn and OK Joo Kim 1226 Cork Cielo San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business 4/19/16 /s/Hanna Sohn This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/19/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013896 The name of the business: B.A.M. Auto Excellence, located at 8200 Commonwealth Ave., Buena Park, CA. 90621 This business is registered by: Basil Yousef 3200 Commonweatlh Ave. Buena Park, Ca. 90621 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/19/16 /s/Basil Yousef This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/19/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013672 The name of the business: J. J. Morales Painting, located at 3875 Sherbourne Dr., Apt 5, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Jose Juan Morales 3875 Sherbourne Dr. Apt 5 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/17/16 /s/Jose Juan Morales This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/17/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012548 The name of the business: Ellie’s Collections, Etc., located at 3676 Forest Rd., Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by: Eleanor Pirkuk 3676 Forest Rd. Oceanside, CA. 92058 William Webb 750 Whitsett Ave., #335 Hollywood, Ca. 91606 This business is conducted by co-partners. First day of business 1/23/07. /s/Eleanor Pirkuk This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/04/, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012799 The name of the business: Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, located at 7753 Draper Avenue, La Jolla, Ca. 92037. This business is registered by: La Jolla Bed and Breakfast, Inc. 2902 Carrillo Way Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 9/7/2001. /s/John K. Micuda, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/6/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012294 The name of the business: Ryberg Realty, located at 1302 Hermana Ct., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Randy Ryberg 1302 Hermana Ct. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 04/01/2016. /s/Randy Ryberg This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on May 03, 2016 5/05, 5/12, 5/19 & 5/26/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013278 The name of the business: Six Scientific Service, located at 900 Viking Ln., SanMarcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Christopher and Gina Clark 900 Viking Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 05/11/2016. /s/Christopher Clark This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/12/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF MARYANNA VERONICA DAWSON 37-2016-00014769-PR-PL-CTL
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of MARYANNA VERONICA DAWSON aka MARYANNA V. DAWSON. A Petition for Probate has been filed by ALAN PRATT in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, Ca. 92101, MADGE BRADLEY BRANCH. The Petition for Probate requests that ALAN PRATT be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The peition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: June 16th, 2016 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC-2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other
California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law.
You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: THOMAS E. GALYEAN 739 E. Pennsylvania Avenue Escondido, CA. 92025 760.747.7500 5/12, 5/19 & 5/26/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012605 The name of the business: Pearl of the Orient Productions, Pearls of the Orient, Prime Time Productions, Please and Thanks, The Chamelion, B. U., located at 333 Emerald Dr. #72, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Pearl of the Orient Productions 333 Emerald Dr. #72 Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 5/5/2016 /s/Panchita Pearl Garrett, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/05/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013813 The name of the business: The Black Sheep, located at 11675 Sorrento Valley Rd., Suite H, San Diego Ca. 92121. This business is registered by: Karen M. Henderson 20790 Fortuna del Norte Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Karen M. Henderson, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/18/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013566 The name of the business: SCRAPCO, located at 1425 N. Magnolia Ave., El Cajone, Ca. 92020. This business is registered by: Dave Moreno 1425 N. Magnolia Ave. El Cajon, Ca. 92020 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Dave Moreno This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/16/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013188 The name of the business: Turn Key Gardens, Turn Key Garden, located at 1244 Rhea Pl., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Tyrone Williams 1244 Rhea Pl. Vista, CA. 92084 Drew Alvin Williams 950 La Rueda Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Partnership. First day of business n/a. /s/Tyrone S. Williams, General Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 05/11/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013322 The name of the business: Hebert Escalona “Solar,” located at 3732 Via Las Villas, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Hebert Escalona 3732 Via Las Villas Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 2/15/16. /s/Hebert Escalona This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/12/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-012910 The name of the business: MODA Beauty Salon, located at 2178 W. Vista Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Clodean, Inc. 4923 Avila Ave. Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 This business is being conducted by a corporation. First date of business was April 5, 2016. /s/Clotilde Valencia, President. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/09/2016. 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016S
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-012698 The name of the business: DB Tile and Stone Design, located at 353 Winsome Place, Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is registered by: Duane Benavides 353 Winsome Place Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is being conducted by an individual. First date of business was 5/6/2016. /s/Duane Benavides This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/06/2016. 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-011287 The name of the business: C-it!, located at 696-1/2 Barsby Street, Vista, CA., 92084. This business is registered by: Corrinn R. Davis 696 1/2 Barsby Street Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is being conducted by an individual. First date of business was n/a. /s/Corrinn R. Davis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/22/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/02 & 6/09/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013018 The name of the business: Sovereign Sect West, located at 1905 Diamond St., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: BBS Manufacturing, Inc. 1906 Diamond St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 02/01/95. /s/Stefanie Shaffer, Asst. Controller This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-010536 The name of the business: Punch Press Supply, located at 2598 Fortune Way, Suite D, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Erich J. Licht 771 Via Bahia San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 01/01/2001. /s/Erich J. Licht This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/15/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011234 The name of the business: 18/8 Fine Men’s Salons, located at 10543 4S Commons Drive, San Diego, CA. 92127. This business is registered by: Legacis Investments, LLC 1 Cedar Ridge Irvine, CA. 92603 This business is conducted by a LImited Liability Company. First day of business 04/22/2016. /s/Geoffrey H. Sampson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/22/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, invites environmental consulting firms (Consultant) to submit a fee proposal for consulting services to perform the requested services and prepare the requested documents for the stated Project and will receive such in the offices of Development Services; Planning Division, at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 92069-2918, up to the hour of 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Proposals received after the hour and date will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. [NOTE: Facsimile submittals will not be accepted]. DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The City is seeking proposals to prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and technical studies for use in the preparation of the EIR for a proposed project to allow an eighty-nine (89) unit single family residential subdivision with open space areas, public trails and four private mini parks on a 91.65 acre site. The technical studies will include Air Quality, Noise, Peer review of the Biological Resources Report as submitted by the applicant, Cultural Resources and Traffic Impacts Analysis reports. GENERAL All clarifications of the RFP and Contract Documents by the Agency will be made by written addendum and will be posted on www.CIPList.com no later than three (3) calendar days prior to the proposal due date. Failure of any Consultant to receive any addenda shall not relieve such Consultant from any obligations imposed by such addenda. All addenda so issued shall become part of the RFP and Contract Documents. Failure to cover in its proposal any such addenda issued may render his bid informal and result in its rejection. Prospective proposers are encouraged to review the official version of all documents. For a complete set of proposal documents, all interested parties are directed to the City’s website at http://www.san-marcos.net or www.ciplist.com. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et. seq. IS NOT required for this project. The City is not responsible for costs associated with the preparation of the proposals; there is no express or implied obligation for the City to reimburse Consultant for any expenses incurred in preparing or submitting a proposal. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals.
s/s Matt Little, Development Services Director/City Engineer Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos DP: May 19, 2016 and May 26, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011916 The name of the business: Oceanside Paddleboard LLC, located at 1850 C North Harbor ‘Dr., Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Oceanside Paddleboard LLC 5225 Windmill St. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by a LImited Liability Company. First day of business 04/24/2016. /s/Greg Sintetos, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/28/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
CITY OF SAN MARCOS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS WEED ABATEMENT SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, requests proposals from qualified service providers to provide as-needed weed abatement services. Service Providers must meet or exceed the specifications and requirements stated in the Scope of Services section of the Request for Proposals (RPF). DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work consists of weed abatement services including but not limited to brush clearing services on selected areas of the public right of way, public easements or City owned parcels by mowing and weed whipping. CONTRACT TERM: The contract term to furnish as-needed weed abatement services to the City shall take effect for a period of five (5) years. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: All proposals must be received by the City no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Late proposals will not be accepted. Electronic and facsimile submittals are not acceptable. Proposals should be addressed to City of San Marcos, Public Works Department, Attn: Jess Culpeper, Public Works Manager Streets, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, CA 92069. PRE-SUBMITTAL MEETING: A mandatory pre-submittal meeting has been scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in the City Public Works Department located at 201 Mata Way, San Marcos. The purpose of the pre-submittal meeting is to discuss the Scope of Services included in this RFP and answer questions proposers may have relating to this RFP and/or the Contract. All proposers must attend the pre-submittal meeting. Failure to attend shall be cause for rejecting proposals. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: A complete RFP package is available for download electronically from the City’s website at www.san-marcos.net. It is the responsibility of the proposer to download and carefully review the contents of all documents provided in this RFP, including the addenda and any exhibits attached hereto. Proposers must provide a response to all components specified in this RFP. Incomplete proposals, proposals containing errors or inconsistencies, failure to comply with the submission requirements contained in this RFP, or other process or content errors or deficiencies may constitute cause for rejection. Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance by the proposer of the conditions contained in this RFP and the attachments hereto, unless clearly and specifically noted in the proposal and confirmed in the Contract executed between the City and the selected service provider. The City reserves the right to retain all proposals submitted and to use any idea(s) in a proposal regardless of whether that proposal is selected. LABOR REQUIREMENTS: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et seq is required for this project. s/s Michael Edwards, Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp May 26, 2016 and June 2, 2016
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Venue opens at 5:00 pm, Abbey Road takes the stage at 7pm! Surfin’ hits the stage at 8:20 and we rock till 9:30! Great music, great food available, and a great audience! East on E. Valley Parkway to Lake Wohlford; turn right, follow Lake Wohlford Road past Lake Wohlford, turn right at Old Guejito Road pass the Fish & Game Gun Range... Follow the signs, Free Parking!
General Admission Tickets General Admission w/meal
VIP Table, 10 seats table (Buffet Meal with wine provided)
You may buy your tickets on line by going here:
Questions? Call 760.747.7119 Sorry, no outside food or drinks allowed within the venue
Anchor Sponsor: The Puppy Coalition Foundation