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Volume 44 - No. 22

May 29, 2014

by Barbara L Miller

It was April, 1865. The War was over. Twelve year old Jim and his grandfather had a friendly wrestle over the smalltown newspaper that had found its way to their kitchen table. The old man was the winner.

“It says here they're done settin' up a schedule for the death train. Looks like when Mr. Lincoln will be comin' through Pickaway it'll be about midnight.” The old man traced his knotted finger down the page, then lay the newspaper across his lap, satisfied that Pickaway would be honored to see the train pass. Jim's grandfather always pronounced the town's name like that, Pickaway. Jim knew better than to correct Grandpa Joe's speech. He had tried it once, after he got into school, and been roundly sounded out. “You leave your grandpa Joe be,” his mother had chided. “He's been talkin' a lot longer than you and it ain't done him no harm!”

Jim cringed even further at the reprimand, knowing that his mother's speech was just as awful as her father's. Truth was, he had learned to pronounce it another way, the way it was spelled; Piqua, PickWah, and he hated that nearly everyone in his family mispronounced their own town's name. Grandpa Joe declared that if goin' to school was goin' to make Jim so uppity, maybe he'd do just as well to stay out on the farm, like regular folks. He also added, speaking directly to Jim, “You are pert near as tall as your brother was already. We kin use you.”

Jim was growing, getting big enough to be of real help on the farm they rented outside of town. They were counting on him more and more to watch the animals, bring in some crops and soon, to pitch hay from the high loft. That was nice, knowing he was one day going to be a good sized man, like his dad. But, he sure wasn't going to talk like his dad, or his mother, or any other living relative he knew. That was one reason he admired Mr. Lincoln. Old Abe The Paper - 760.747.7119

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was weaned in the back country, but came out giving speeches that rang on, even after his death. Jim had read the words, studied them out and memorized some of them. Like everyone else, he admired the address given at Gettysburg. He liked the fact that Lincoln was also a joker. He had heard and read so many conflicting reports, listened in on conversations down at the feed store, he could practically write an essay on Lincoln's life. At least, he daydreamed about it. Now, it seemed, the fallen Lincoln would pass through his own town. But, at midnight? You can't really see much at midnight along the train tracks.

At the mention of the funeral train, Jim's mother excused herself and went to the April garden. She had been working hard out there; digging, turning earth, hoeing rows and pulling dead winter grass. Jim knew she worked extra long hours trying to kill her worst sorrow. Thomas, his brother, had perished at Tazwell, Tennessee, only eighteen years

old, and always her pride. Jim missed Thomas terribly himself. Life would never be the same with him gone.

“What day?” Jim asked. “How long will it take for the train to get here?”

“Well, let's see. The train's already comin'. It left on the 21st of the month (this bein' April), and is makin' its way west. Looks like it's snakin' all over tarnation. It's goin' to be another week afore it gets here.” Another week? How could the boy stand that long a wait? “You think we'll get to look on him?” Jim asked his grandfather.

“Laws! I don't suppose I want to look on him! I read where undertakers have to keep puttin' ice around him, and cover the remains with flowers to keep the smell down. He's bein' embalmed all along the way, don't you know.” Hearing his hero spoken of in such a way disgusted Jim. It was enough that a bullet had

laid him low, but to think of such a long journey for Abraham Lincoln in an ongoing state of decomposition was sickening. He had seen rotting animals before and smelled awful odors when rats died under the house. “I gotta go,” he said, and headed for the feed mill. Maybe he would find better reports down there, or maybe he could spend a nickle on some molasses candy at the general store. “Be home by five,” his mother called as he passed by. “Yes ma'am,” he answered respectfully and ambled toward town. Going to Town

On his way to the feed store Jim saw the timetable for the funeral train posted on a storefront. Hours before it was scheduled to come to Piqua, it would pass through the state's capitol in Columbus. It gave him some shivers of pride to think that his town was on the route, out here in western Ohio, far from Washington

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D.C. Jim also stopped to stare at the wanted posters showing the portraits of three conspirators who were wanted for the assassination. Centered was the image of John Wilkes Booth, the man who had gunned down Jim's champion. One hundred thousand dollars was offered in reward for the capture of these villains. The boy wondered what he might do if he were to see the despised Booth in person. He fidgeted with a penknife in his pocket, but let go of the brief thought about what damage might be done with it. It was an unworthy thought, he decided, and his mind turned to Thomas, who had entrusted the knife to him.

Moving down the street, he studied the many posters bearing President Lincoln's image. The President was not what anybody might call a handsome man, even Jim knew that. “Somebody beat him with a ugly stick,” Grandpa Joe had observed more than once. “He cain't even grease that thatch of hair down on a bet.” Jim's mother had tried to stop her father from such commentary, especially when Jim was around, but Grandpa Joe had a mind of his own and a penchant for outrageous speech.

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“Don't pay no mind,” she would say to her boy. Then, turning again to her father, “There's no call to insult a man in high office like that in front of the boy. Leave him make up his own mind.”

Jim had already made up his own mind. Maybe one day he could do something as glorious and noble as Mr. Lincoln had done. Maybe he could raise himself up to be more than a farm boy when he was grown. Whittling

Jim took a natural interest in the whittling of wood. It had started when he was only about the age of six. He had watched Thomas make carvings of animals and begged to be shown how to do it. Thomas started his little brother off in soap. “That way,” said Thomas, “When you're finished, you just swish your hands around in the water bucket and, bang! You're all cleaned up!” Thomas was exceptionally good at carving and began challenging himself by making larger objects. One of his best was a small version of a Henry rifle. “A man can shoot all 15 shots of the Henry in about a dozen seconds. That's something, Squirt. Not good for buffalo hunts, I read, but there ain't many buffalo around here anyway.”

Impressed, the woman asked for his business card. Three months later, became his stepmother.

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Women are so much better at financial planning than men. $5 Bet

This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Financial Planning

Dan was a single guy living at home with his father and working in the family business.

When he found out he was going to inherit a fortune when his sickly father died, he decided he needed to find a wife with whom to share his fortune. One evening, at an investment meeting, he spotted the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. Her natural beauty took his breath away.

"I may look like just an ordinary guy," he said to her, "but in just a few years, my father will die and I will inherit $200 million."

Husband takes the wife to a disco. There's a guy on the dance floor living it large, break dancing, moon walking, back flips, the works. The wife turns to her husband and says, "See that guy? 25 years ago he proposed to me and I turned him down."

Husband says: "Looks like he's still celebrating!"

$5 says you will be retelling this story . . . Avocados

A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk and if they have avocados, get 6.” A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk.

The wife asks him, "Why did you buy 6 cartons of milk?"

While Jim did not appreciate being called 'Squirt,' he knew Thomas meant it in jest and it was a small price to pay to be working around his older brother. He could tolerate 'Squirt' just fine. In time, Jim graduated from soap to soft wood, and managed some passable carvings of his own. Feeling that his did not measure up to Thomas's fine work, he got a muslin bag for storing his menagerie of figures. He only showed them occasionally to family members, and then, with some reluctance. “Don't be ashamed of your work,” Grandpa Joe had said. “Even God created some critters that are funny lookin'”

His mother came to Jim's defense immediately. “That is a left-handed compliment if ever I heard one. Best keep that kinda praise to yerself!” Jim thought it was strange how his mother could snap back at her father and if he did it, he got his head bit off.

When Thomas enlisted to go to war, he took Jim aside and handed him his favorite whittling knife. “I don't guess I'll have time to sit and carve when I'm carrying a real rifle. You keep this close and save it for when I get back.” Jim made a solemn promise to keep it honed and clean until then.

“You can bet it'll never rust out or be lost. I swear.” At the Feed Store

It was not a long walk to the feed store and mill. An April breeze played around the blooming lilacs and filled his nose with that fresh, sweet smell. It should have been a happy time in Piqua, but there were heavy events being pondered and sorrowful words being said. Jim usually liked listening to the talk at the feed store and now, he hoped that there might be some interesting exchanges between the farmers and mill hands. The men often argued politics, or complained about the price of feed, or shared the latest gossip. They were far and away more interesting than the women. Today their words fell all around the subject of the late president's traveling companion, his son Willy. Willy, who would have been just about Jim's age, had died three years before, and his remains rode the train with Abe's. “It don't seem right,” said one of the men. “They dug him up twice already so crazy Mary could look at him again.”

“Well, if the president didn't want it done, it wouldn't a been

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He replied, "They had avocados."

"Hi Meg," he said, "how do you like your new phone?"

My work is done here. ••••• THIS IS A FRIGHTENING STATISTIC , PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST WORRYSOME IN RECENT YEARS.

"What's that, sweetie?" asked her husband.

If you're a woman, I'm sure you're going back to read it again! Men will get it the first time.

25% of the women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary.

It means 75% are running around untreated. The Phone

A young man wanted to get his beautiful blonde wife something nice for their first wedding anniversary. So he decided to buy her a cell phone. He showed her the phone and explained to her all of its features. Meg was excited to receive the gift and simply adored her new phone.

The next day Meg went shopping. Her phone rang and, to her astonishment, it was her husband on the other end.

Meg replied, "I just love it! It's so small and your voice is clear as a bell, but there's one thing I don't understand though..." "How did you know I was at Wal-Mart?" HE MUST PAY...

Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mom and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mom said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you. Today's Short Reading from the Bible...

From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."

Then He made the earth round...and He laughed and laughed and laughed! The Retired Husband

After I retired, my wife insist-

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done. Still, yep. It's right strange.”

Jim tried to feature life without his own last three years. He would have been only nine years old at the time. The thought of himself being buried and dug up three times gave him the crawling goose flesh. He tried to dismiss it immediately. And more speculations on dead bodies was not what Jim wanted to hear. Thomas's body had never returned for proper burial, a thing which caused sore heartache to the family. Jim left off listening to the men and continued along the dusty street. It seemed that wherever he went, his mind wandered back to thoughts of Thomas. Every time he whittled, he felt Thomas beside him. When his mother labored in cold silence in the garden, he imagined Thomas coming down the road, and her running to meet him. He still clung to some hope that the message had been wrong, that his happy, joshing big brother was just missing somewhere in the woods of Tennessee. Walking near the railroad station, he saw adults standing

back and sizing up the building. There was talk of where and how the bunting should be hung, discussion about the singers, the orators and the band. Apparently, the fact that the train was supposed to arrive at midnight did not put any dampers on the people's enthusiasm for tribute. It was that way everywhere the train chugged across the country. Jim would read about the ceremonies, simple and grand, that greeted the deceased president. Soon, he would take part in the communal grief that was poured out all across the land.

Listening to the hubbub and commotion, Jim wondered what he might do to contribute. He was no singer, for sure, and only one of many who might have wanted to play some part in the ceremonies. He guessed that just being there to honor Mr. Lincoln would have to do. It was only later when his grandfather spoke of the bonfires lining the tracks at night that he had a deep and solemn thought. “The people put up stacks of kindlin' and fuel higher than a man stands and add whatever they can to keep the fires a-burnin',” his grandfather had said. Later, the crackling and roar of flames in the night, the intensity of the heat, would prove to be unlike anything Jim had ever seen.

During that week before the funeral train arrived, Jim tried his hand at a carving of the President. It was harder than he thought it might be. The hair was certainly no problem, but the proportions of the face proved to be difficult. And which side of the face bore the big mole? Had Lincoln ever smiled? Were his eyes really sunk so deep in his head? Jim had never tried to pare human eyes from the capricious wood before. At length, he gave it up, deciding to wait until he was more skilled. Still, he put it in the muslin bag that housed his efforts, to save for later. True Sacrifice

Just before 12:30 am, far up the tracks, the eerie headlamp was glimpsed from the north and the long wail of the whistle was carried on the night air. Military officers and infantry alike, removed hats and stood dumb-struck at the coming of the funeral train. Grown men wept, and women clutched at their weary childrens shoulders. “Remember this,” he heard one say to her little boy. “You will not ever be sorry you gave up a few hours of sleep for this night.” Never had Jim seen such reverence and awe. He himself was profoundly moved by the mournful moment of the train's arrival. The locomotive seemed

monstrously oversized and, slowing down, it hissed white and searing steam. The enormous cow-catcher on the engine's front fanned out, seemingly sweeping away any obstacle in the death train's path. The black and laboriously decorated funeral car tugged at its coupling, looking sad and weighty. Its many windows, from which Mr. Lincoln and Willy could not see, were draped above and below with crape and it was decorated with an elaborate cartouche featuring the mighty bald eagle. Before the brief program unfolded, a stunned silence pervaded the crowd. Jim knew there must have been thousands of mourners present. But, most impressive in the boy's mind were the bonfires. For personal reasons, this one, in Pickaway, would forever be a part of him. The Piqua fires burned so brightly and there were so many raised along the tracks that the whole countryside seemed to be bathed in hot light. People had piled chairs and old cupboards, winter wood stores and planks, added dead wood and kindling to build the bonfires for Lincoln. Out in the countryside, mourners lined the lonely tracks, watching the ghostly cortege

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The Paper • Page 4 • May 29, 2014 Kit Carson Park Reopens To The Community

The City of Escondido is pleased to reopen Kit Carson Park for the public’s use. The Recreation Department is resuming all regularly scheduled programs and activities, including youth league practices and tournaments at Kit Carson Park, effective Thursday, May 22, 2014.

With last week’s fire event and subsequent evacuations, CalFire requested the use of Kit Carson Park as a base camp to provide emergency services to the areas affected by the fires. Since the fires are now contained and all evacuations have been lifted, the CalFire base camp has been disassembled. “The collaboration between the City and CalFire proved to be an excellent service to the community,” Director of Library and Community Services Loretta McKinney said. “People have been patient and understanding during last week’s park closures and the Recreation Department is happy to announce that Kit Carson Park is once again open for the community’s enjoyment!” For questions about specific programs and activities, call the Community Services Department at 760-839-4691 or the Escondido Sports Center at 760-839-5425. Paper Shredding Event to Benefit Escondido High School

This Saturday, May 31st, from 8:30 to 11am, The Paper and Dallas Woodring Real Estate will

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This week we tip our chapeau to the ladies. They’re the ones that seem to get the most things done.

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be sponsoring a paper shredding event at $5 per box with all proceeds going to Escondido High School. Patrons may bring as many boxes as they wish, however, only cash will be accepted. Boxes will be shredded on site by Corodata, whose trucks serve all of North San Diego County. This event is a community service offered by both Dallas Woodring Real Estate and The Paper, in the interest of protecting against identity theft and paper reduction in the work place as well as home files.

City of Escopndido Thanks Firefighters and First Responders

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed addresses crowd at Maple Plaza, Escondido, thanking Firefighters, First Responders, and the Community. Standing behind the Mayor, left to right, Council Member John Masson, Fire Chief Michael Lowry, and Police Chief Craig Carter

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Take, for example, the Escondido Street Faire. Rorie Johstone, the CEO and President of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, was on the scene from 6am to 6pm, making sure everything ran smoothly, all the vendors had what they needed, all the members of the crowd were comfortable . . . and she even had absolute control of the weather. She and she alone arranged for a beautiful sunny day that was not too hot, not too cool . . . only just perfect.

Re: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OFTEN A TIME-WASTER

Readers, you know how there are some words that you’ll see time and again in literature but never hear in real-life conversation?

Well, I want to thank Kirk Effinger for giving me the opportunity to use two such words which he so definitively characterized in writing the above referenced rant... 'Pompous' and ‘Elitist’ describe this rant. Notably, I call it a rant because it does not qualify as an article, nor does it demonstrate the qualities of an editorial as his opinion is not informed by points of fact or quantified by statistics.

breakfast fundraiser staged by the two Kiwanis Clubs, her home club, the Escondido Kiwanis Club (noon club) and Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club (morning club).

She got all this done in spite of her and her husband having been evacuated due to the terrible fires.

A well done to Rorie Johnston! The Chamber is lucky to have her at the helm. ••••• We doff our hat next to one of the most energetic real estate ladies we know, Donna Davis.

Donna is not only one of the most active and successful real estate brokers we know, she also plunges into community activities and leads the charge into getting things done.

Rorie Johnston, CEO & President, Escondido Chamber of Commerce

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She’s been the President of the Escondido Kiwanis Club (the noon club), Chaired the Committee for their fund raising gala, and, among other activities, every year she sponsors and heads up the pancake

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This year the two clubs worked together under the leadership of Donna and raised well over $1,000 with the proceeds going to benefit the Escondido History Center. The event was held at Grape Day Park during the Heritage Car Show last Saturday. ••••• When Mayor Sam Abed or City Manager Clay Phillips, both of Escondido, want to make sure something gets done and is done right . . . they call for

I take issue with this rant on several levels. You don’t see corporate executives on mass transit? Well let me tell you that (God forbid) this community were to adhere to the pontifications on economic growth that you spewed in a subsequent diatribe (‘Development Isn’t A Four Letter Word’), you will find yourself standingroom-only shoulder to shoulder with lots and lots of corporate execs on the Sprinter. Just like they do everyday in New York City.

No one that works in Manhattan drives to work. It would take hours to get where you’re going. And then, where would you park? It’s costs $45 a day for a reserved space to leave your car sitting idle for eight hours and there’s a waiting list for this privilege. And that’s what your unbridled growth will lead us, (assuming you could magically conjure sufficient water to sustain the growth you envision.) (Were you perhaps on the dumb ass planning committee who spent a godzillion dollars on the Coaster and FORGOT to route it to the grandest venue in Southern California, the Del Mar Fairgrounds?) But I digress. For how offensive the conde-

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Joyce Masterson. Technically, her title is Director of Economic Development and Community Relations but, realistically, her title should be, “the person who gets things done.”

Recently, Mayor Abed wanted to honor the Firefighters and First Responders who attacked the Cocos Fire and other fires in North County. Short time frame, a lot of people to pull together, displays to set up, media notifications . . . and she got it done. It worked beautifully. Joyce did it.

When they put together the Service Public beautiful Building that houses the Escondido Police and Fire Departments, guess who the city turned to to ensure everything was done properly? Who saw to the plumbing, electrical, all contracting, building, trash removal, painting, carpeting . . . .. . none other than Joyce Masterson.

At one time she was a member of our Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club . . . but she had to drop out because of her morning briefings by the City Manager and her many other duties. We have begged her, implored her to return . . . but . . . duty calls.

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scending attitude belied--you hardly seem aware that there exists a predominance of Working Class citizens who surprise!- may not have options to which your high horse avails you. So pompous are you.

Nevertheless, had you sprinkled a scintilla of useful points of facts while you were taking up space in print, such as the cost of various methods of mass transit as opposed to, IDK, a private limo, your WRITING might not have been a total TIME WASTER for the readers. I could go on but I’m really not interested enough in your short-sighted opinions to argue with you ... I just wanted to be sure you got slapped for writing this trash and hopefully I have succeeded in this endeavor.

Ava Bianca San Marcos Working Class citizen

The Scandinavian Ex-Pat

Re: Kevin Steinman:

Good riddance, stay there. He is a welfare mooch, the kind who was at the Berkley Free Clinic back in The Day, wanting free treatment and food. He prefers to be know as an ex-

patriate, (very Fitsgerald) and although he is not illegal there, here he would be known as an illegal immigrant, (oh, perhaps they are all just ex-patriates) taking advantage of all the services provided through those who work and contribute.

Is he either so naive or stupid as to not realize that someone must pay for all that "free stuff!" I'd be willing to bet that he does not work "over there" and lets the system take care of him.

It may work there, but for how long, it's that thinking that has lead to the collapse of how many economies in Europe. Shifting gears now, on the prayer issue, (The Paper, May 15th) why do christians insist upon inflicting their beliefs on everyone they can? I thought prayer and religion was a personal and private matter between them and their god. /s/Barry Cooney San Diego County, CA.

D-Day Memories

Good afternoon Mr. Davis:

I wrote a Letter to the Editor which was published on 11/03/11 - Vol. 42 - Issue 43 regarding the 08/11/11 - Vol. 42 - Issue 31 - Utah Beach - As

recalled by Jack Port who is a family friend.

I will be accompanying Jack to the D-Day remembrance in Normandy this year. We leave next Friday. I would love to honor Jack by sending a recap of everything that we participate in while abroad.

Since this is the 70th anniversary, it is in all likelihood the last 10-year mark that will include living veterans. Jack has us on all the VIP lists for dignitaries (including President Obama, sadly on his first visit to the ceremony) and as of Monday, Jack accepted an invitation by Helen Patton, the granddaughter of General George Patton, to skydive with a group of veterans over Utah Beach.

We will be with him through it all, I take great notes and I have an awesome camera J. Sincerely,

/s/Vickie Bennett San Diego, County

Editor’s Note: Jack Port is a true American Hero and we were proud to tell his story in the issue you referenced. We will look forward to reading

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glide through the night. It seemed their privilege to light the President's way. Jim would read later that these scenes played over and over along the route. Earlier that evening, Jim reflected on his way to show

his profound respect for Lincoln and perhaps link him to his fallen brother, and to Willy, the other mystifying young passenger. He guessed he wanted to contribute to the light that accompanied Abraham's and Willy's journey.

In simple words he confided this wish to his mother. “I only have these to add to the bonfire.” He pulled the muslin bag from under his bed and examined the contents closely. His mother questioned his decision. “Air you sure you want to do this?” she asked, her words caught up in her throat. She had watched her son labor over many of those figures and felt his strong connection to Thomas as he carved. This idea was nearly unimaginable to her. “I'm sure,” Jim responded. “It looks like he gave a lot more

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Local Beta Sigma Phi’s Celebrated Founder’s Day

The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founder’s Day “Sisters Light Up Our Lives” recently at The Boat House at Lake San Marcos. New Council officers installed were (l-r) Frances Lowe, Recording Secretary; Lynn Hillman, Corresponding Secretary; Peggy Williams, President; Candace Doherty, Vice President; and Barbara Gonzales, Treasurer. In addition, two members were honored. Left, Diane Crews, received the Golden Circle Degree (50 years in BSP), and Maria Goode received the

Grateful for our Armed Forces

May 17th marked the 64th Armed Forces Day, which was instituted by President Truman to unify the celebrations of our military branches.

One goal of this holiday was to educate civilians on the service provided by our armed forces in defending our nation. Historically, that has been demonstrated by live displays of military prowess, and parades presenting our servicemen. Seeing these exhibitions can be an impactful supplement to other forms of learning about our military. That’s why I’ve authored SB 1380, a bill recognizing the importance of experiential learning in teaching our jun-

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Left photo: Hidden Valley Vista Council newly installed officers Right photo: Two members honored with Degrees Ritual of Jewels Degree as a new member. RB Chorale Scholarship Finalists Announced

The RB Chorale, under the direction of Pat Bean, will present its 40th Anniversary Show, “Down Memory Lane,” at 7pm on Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, at the Poway Performing Arts Center, 15498 Espola Road, Poway. This year’s production will be a musical walk through four decades of bringing the gift of song to the San Diego community and will feature performances from Irving Berlin melodies to a production number from “Les Miserables.”

ior high and high school children about the history of our military involvement in recent conflicts. Whether students are able to meet veterans or watch videos of soldiers recounting their stories, hearing an oral history helps children experience the world events they are studying. I am proud to report that this bill passed unanimously in the Senate and will go to the Assembly for approval. Let’s continue to honor those in our armed forces by ensuring that their narratives continue on to future generations.

Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos, Escondido, and Vista.

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The highlight each night will be the competition by the finalists of the Chorale’s annual scholarship auditions which were held recently. Six graduating high school seniors were chosen from a slate of 29 multitalented teens. Appearing Friday night will be jazz pianist Bradley Petit (Valley Center High School) who will attend Palomar College then transfer to UC Berkeley; vocal selections from Megan Rose Perry (Scripps Ranch H.S.) who will study at CSU Fullerton; and classical pianist Jason Jiwon Kim (Westview H.S.) bound for USC’s Thornton School of Music in the fall. Saturday brings a vocal per-

Fire Strikes Again

Our region has now suffered through three disastrous region-wide wildfires since 2003. That year, the Cedar and Paradise fires resulted in the deaths of 16 people and destroyed 2,427 homes and businesses. In 2007, the Witch Creek and Harris fires destroyed 1,500 homes and killed 9 people. This May, as a result of unseasonable heat and high winds, San Diego County was ravaged by nine separate fires, including the Cocos, Highway and Tomahawk fires that burned portions of San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook and Bonsall. During the recent firestorms, approximately 65 homes were destroyed; 36 of those in San Marcos and unincorporated areas near Escondido. Throughout the emergency, the professionalism, expertise and cooperation of our first responders from multiple state, county and local agencies was exem-

formance by Jack Harlow Atkins (Valhalla H.S.) who plans to attend Grossmont College then the Berklee College of Music; cellist Meagan Wu (Canyon Crest Academy) who has been accepted at Yale University; and classical pianist Oksana Germain (Heritage Christian H.S.) to pursue her musical dream at either Eastman or Cleveland Institutes of Music.

Besides being musicians of great promise, all six have achieved significant honors and awards and are active volunteers in the local community. They are smart, talented, dedicated, and on their way, with your help. A total of $11,000 will be divided among these teens, with final amounts decided by audience vote. Come and support your favorite. To celebrate 40 years of scholarship support, nearly $300,000 since 1974, many past recipients will be recognized from the audience. Purchase tickets from chorale members, at the Chorale website www.rbchorale.org, or by calling 858.458-SONG. Prices are: Preferred Seating $30; General Admission $20; Seniors, Students, Military $18; Children (Infants to age 12) $5. Net proceeds benefit the RB Chorale Scholarship Fund.

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plary. Though many homes were lost and, tragically, at least one person died, the numbers were few compared to past fires. Lessons learned from previous fires, including the need for defensible space around buildings, helped save countless lives and homes this time around. We live in a dangerous region, with ever-present threats of wildfires and earthquakes. Unfortunately, should El Nino end the drought by returning next winter, fire ravaged hillsides may experience devastating floods and mudslides. It goes without saying that San Diegans need to be prepared and vigilant at all times.

If you have questions about how to begin the rebuilding process or need fire recovery assistance, please visit www.sdcountyrecovery.com. San Marcos residents can also call 760-744-1050 ext. 3200. For county residents, please call 619-929-4736.


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Meetings/Events Calendar

OASIS Classes About Living With Drought – Starting Thursday, May 29, OASIS will hold classes entitled Living “Well With Drought;” first class will be from 1-2:15pm about How to Evaluate Your Water Use. Related classes will be on Thursdays, June 5, and June 12. Fee for each class is $6, and all classes will be held at the Escondido Senior Center, Debb Room. Each class is closely related to the others but can also be taken as a stand-alone class. The $10 processing fee may apply. Call 760.796.6020 to register or register online at www.oasis-

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Oceanside Woman’s Club to Meet – On Thursday, June 5th, the

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Big Plant Sale at S.D. Botanic Garden Transform your yard into a tropical oasis with a wide array of plants from the Palm, Ccycay, Bamboo and Tropical plant sale at the San Diego Botanic Garden on Saturday, May 31, from 9am to 3pm. This sale features rare and exotic species of drought-tolerant tropical plants that flourish in Southern California’s environment, and other unusual species that you’ll never see at local garden shops or nurseries. Obtain planting tips from experts in the field. The event is free with paid admission or membership. The Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. For more info, call 760.436.3036 or visit:

Kirk’s Column by Kirk Effinger

Woman’s Club of Oceanside will hold their meeting at their clubhouse, 1606 Missouri St., Oceanside. June ends one year and the new year begins in September. Meet for coffee

use of special committees or task forces comprised of citizens—or perhaps business and property owners in certain instances—who are given the knowledge and tools necessary to weigh a given plan in an informed manner and make recommendations to the appropriate body.

and chat at 9:30am; the business meeting is at 10am. All women are invited to attend. For info or membership, call 760.941.5171.

Last Chance for Tickets for Play and Tea Fundraiser at Woman’s Club - The Woman’s Club of Escondido presents a Reader’s Theatre “Tea with Mrs. Roosevelt” fundraiser on Saturday, June 7, at 11:00am, at their Clubhouse, 751 N. Rose Street, Escondido (corner Mission/Rose). Bring your favorite or unique teacup and saucer to show off (if not, one will be provided) and enjoy the afternoon. The play and tea luncheon is $25.00; there will be donation drawings and door prizes. Call Rita at 760.745.3102 for tickets and information. Also, the June meeting of the Woman’s Club will be on Monday, June 2nd at the Clubhouse, starting at 10:30am. The scholarship recipients and the Installation of officers will be the highlights of the meeting. For reservation, call Ruth at 760.489.0579

New Village Arts Presents “The Miss Firecracker Contest” – New Village Arts concludes lucky Season 13 with the hilarious Southern comedy “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” a play about small towns and beauty pageants and one woman’s attempt to save her tarnished reputation. It features Samantha Ginn in

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 15

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

It’s not as though this tactic has never been used. There was a citizen review committee assembled to help draw up the city’s amended General Plan, for instance. Escondido Leaders Would do Well to Listen to their Constituents

For the life of me, I don’t understand Escondido city leader’s aversion to informed citizen input.

I’m not talking so much about people attending city council meetings or public meetings of the various city commissions. While these are certainly an opportunity for everyday citizens to speak out on issues they are personally concerned about, they frankly tend to be overwhelmingly dominated by whoever is opposed to whatever is being proposed at the moment. What I am talking about is the

And there was the commission formed to draw the boundaries for the new council districts, albeit reluctantly.

By most accounts, the results of these efforts were fairly successful, and resulted in a general approval of the ultimate outcome.

The city’s neighbor to the west, San Marcos, has enjoyed great success in garnering citizen acceptance—and no shortage of good ideas in the process— for any number of issues laid before them. From award-winning specific plan areas, to affordable housing standards, and even the city’s budget process, residents there have

‘Kirk Effinger’ Cont. on Page 16

The Port Chicago Disaster & Mutiny

One of the greatest single catastrophes during World War II didn’t occur on any battlefield, but alongside a dock in Northern California. The July 17, 1944, disaster at Port Chicago Naval Magazine killed 320 sailors and civilians, with another 390 injured and maimed.

The incident caused a racial controversy because most of those killed or injured were African-American sailors acting as stevedores loading munitions headed for the Pacific. At the heart of the controversy was a charge of “unsafe” loading and handling procedures by the Navy. With

‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4

San Marcos Cocos Fire Fully Contained

After almost 2,000 acres were charred from the devastating Cocos Fire in San Marcos and Harmony Grove, Cal Fire now reports the fires have been 100 percent contained.

County officials closed the recovery office at the library at 2 Civic Center Drive in San Marcos as of 5 p.m. last Friday.

County staff will continue to operate a recovery hotline (619) 929-4736, and monitor email at: CountyFireRecovery@sdcounty.ca. gov, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. San Marcos Thank You Event This Saturday

City and school officials have scheduled a community event this Saturday, May 31st, to thank first responders. The community will have a chance to recognize and thank those who beat back the horrific fires that forced San Marcos evacuations and property losses earlier this month. The celebration will run from

‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 16

no procedural changes, a month after the disaster hundreds of black sailors refused to continue loading. Courtmartials ensued, convicting the “Port Chicago 50” African-American sailors. The media dubbed it the “Port Chicago Mutiny.”

The town of Port Chicago, which no longer exists, was located just north of Concord on the south shore of Suisun Bay in the estuary of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. Munitions being loaded included bombs, artillery shells, naval mines, torpedoes, and small-arm ammunition. Munitions came by rail from all across the United States. Each piece was unloaded by hand from rail cars and put onto cargo ships. Enlisted men who were assigned to the dangerous task were all black with white officers. To add to the controversy, the young sailors, who had trained at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, were assigned to Port Chicago as stevedores with no safety training for the work. The top scoring 30 percentage of boot camp graduates were selected to go to the fleet; the remaining low-scoring sailors

‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. on Page 15


The Paper • Page 9 • May 29, 2014

The Paper Endorsements

Secretary of State - Pete Peterson

Board of Supervisors, 5th District - Jim Wood State Assembly, 75th District - Marie Waldron

District Attorney - Bob Brewer

Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk - Ernie Dronenburg

County Board of Education - 5th District Doug Perkins Proposition 41 - YES

Proposition 42 - YES

Governor - Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

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‘A Fire for Mr. Lincoln’ Cont. from Page 5

than some whittlings for the country. It's something I can do.” He reflected on how Thomas had given more than shaved wood as well.

Later, standing as close as he dared to the flaming tower, Jim pulled out the muslin bag that carried his treasured carvings. He could feel the shape and size of each and knew exactly which was which. His first wood whittling, a bear, had been clumsily done, but it was among his favorites. The swan, more sophisticated and elegant was one of his newest. In all, there were twenty works of boyish art that comprised his collection. His sheep dog, the goose, a rabbit, even a lamb were part of his treasures. His most prized he had left at home; the Henry 44 that Thomas had carved. He would not give that one up to the bonfire, no, not ever.

He listened to the singing of the large choir that stood on the platform and the shuffling of onlookers inching closer to the train. If he were really to offer his contributions to illuminate the dark night, he would have to do it quickly. Taking a deep breath, he whispered, with tears in his eyes, some for Lincoln and Willy, some for Thomas, and some for these souvenirs of his boyhood. “This is not much, Mr. Lincoln, in fact it's about all I have. But, this is for you, and Willy, and for Thomas.” Then, he heaved the muslin bag through the air, and watched it disappear into the bonfire. A brief flash rose up as his treasures became one with the inferno and soon

Controller - David Evans Treasurer - John Chiang Attorney General Kamala Harris

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Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones

State Superintendent Public Instruction - Tom Torlakson State Board of Equalization - District 4 Diane Harkey US Rep - District 49 Darrell Issa US Rep - District 50 Duncan Hunter US Rep - District 51 Juan Vargas

enough they were joined with the ashes.

Whether it was the heat or the loss that burned Jim's eyes, he could not guess. He supposed it was both that caused the salty moisture to slide down his cheeks and brought on that tingling in his wrists as his hands hung empty at his sides. Through stinging tears he watched the flames lick the darkness beside the tracks and heard the music faintly drift over the living fire. Jamming his hands into his pockets, he gripped the whittling knife Thomas had entrusted to him. Then, turning around, he found himself enveloped in his mother's arms, and felt her body tremble with new grief and pride.

They had both given much for the cause, she and he. When the engine pulled out and the embers died down, every man, woman and child walked away into his or her own history. This night would be remembered and the experience repeated for generations to come. “I was there.” “My grandfather was there.” “We saw it for ourselves.”

Barbara Miller

US Rep - District 52 Carl DeMaio US Rep - District 53 Susan Davis

State Senator 36th District - Patricia Bates

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Superior Court Judge Office 9 - Ronald Prager

Superior Court Judge Office 19 - Michael Popkins

State Senator - 38th District - Joel Anderson

Superior Court Judge Office 20 - Carla Keehn

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The memory of that April midnight would stay with Jim until he was an old, old man. He would still feel the heat of the bonfire and recall the emptiness in his hand after throwing the muslin bag into the flames. And somewhere, beyond his small boyhood sacrifice, he would still see Thomas, smiling at him, calling him 'Squirt' and telling him to take care of the knife. About the Author:

On the living room floor of an Ohio walk up apartment some years ago, Barbara came forth a squalling new infant on the pages of the Halloween edition of the Columbus Dispatch. For lack of a crib, she spent baby time in an empty dresser drawer. These events no doubt account for her interest in the written word and a slight case of claustrophobia. While growing up in the Midwest, drawing in the margins of her Childcraft books and composing less than free verse, Barbara learned early that a good sense of humor will see you a long way through life. Barbara has been an illustrator and editor and a participant in many humanitarian efforts, often using her ability to defend herself in Spanish.

After nearly fifty years of marriage, she acknowledges her husband as her biggest fan, her children as her greatest achievements. She also gives credit to her hair stylist, Kay Brock; her dentist, Dr. Mike Van Leeuwen, and her orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Kim Bertin. Without these people, she would not be the woman she is today.

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(All Other Superior Court Judge Positions are unopposed).

The Paper makes no endorsements or recommendations on elected positions where no opposition exists. Barbara is the author of three published works; The Golden Verses, The Lost Verses and a post-Civil War novel, Jesse's Highway. Three unpublished books are lurking in her computer. Dallas Woodring and The Paper sponsor Paper Shredding at Escondido High School

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A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL THE FIREFIGHTERS AND TO THE MANY AGENCIES WHO ASSISTED OUR COMMUNITIES DURING THE RECENT FIRES

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My family, friends, and clients, are all grateful to our Firefighters and First Responders. You saved us! Thank You!

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I am just one of thousands of admirers who want to thank our Firefighters and First Responders. You did a wonderful job. Thank you! Al Garcia

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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4

Another gal that is always on the go and gets things done, Patti Thompson.

Norm Fletcher and his entire staff from the

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Salute and Thank the Firefighters and Law Enforcement who Fought the Mighty Fire Battles! Randy Knight

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Wishes to thank all the Firefighters who Fought So Valiantly.

24th thru Sunday June 1st. Please bring all items to StaxUp Storage 458 E Mission Rd San Marcos,

They are by the Cow Shed, behind the Karate School. List of Donation Items Needed for 29 families:

Patti Thompson

The Community Service Award was recently presented to Patti Thompson by Mayor Sam Abed for building an online community to help Escondido residents help each other. She created a Facebook group called “Escondido Friends” which has grown to over 13,000 people. Patti is currently heading up a relief drive for those folks who suffered the loss of their homes and personal belongings.

She is looking for donations of items needed by Harmony Grove and Oak Hill fire victims. Drop off times and dates 930am to 530pm Saturday the

• Demographics: Majority are women, 1/3 men • Age range majority older than 40 • 4 younger couples with children 3yr old boy and one 8month old boy • Two 20 year old young ladies • Clothing, shoes, socks, and underwear (new in package) of all sizes and types for men • Especially need larger women’s sizes 10-22 • Men's Med-4XL tops, pants 34-42, • Shoes 09-14 Men's • Shoes 7-10 Women's • Clothing, shoes, socks, and underwear (new in package) for women. •Children needs diapers size 3 and up, wipes, toys for kids ages 3yrs and 6 months, a crib pack and play, sippy cups, kid utensil, bibs. • Toiletries • Misc. personal items, brushes, combs, feminine hygiene, shampoo, soaps, deodorants, razors, conditioner, shaving cream, toothbrushes. lotion, • Kitchen supplies, silverware, dishes, pots and pans, coffee makers, kitchen utensils and other housewares • Small appliances

Some of the guys in our communities have been busy as

‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 13

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The Paper • Page 12 • May 29, 2014 lation process to the X. Instead of closing the “Trojan” you’ve installed it.

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Computer Security Part III of III

Malware (virus, spyware etc.) infections often evade your PCs protection software by sending in a “Trojan Horse” to disable PC defenses and open a “backdoor” for the bad guys to enter. The “Trojan Horse” needs your help to get into your PC so it disguises itself as something that attracts your interest or looks like something you need. For example; you’re downloading an E-mail attachment and get a prompt saying “you need to update your Adobe Reader in order to open this attachment, click here to update” That is not Adobe; it’s a “Trojan Horse.” If you’re suspicious and close it by clicking the X they may still get you. The creators of some “Trojans” have linked their instal-

‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 2

ed that I accompany her on her trips to Target. Unfortunately, like most men, I found shopping boring and preferred to get in and get out.

Equally unfortunate, my wife is like most women - she loves to browse. Yesterday my dear wife received the following letter from the local Target: Dear Mrs. Harris,

Over the past six months, your husband has caused quite a commotion in our store. We cannot tolerate this behavior and have been forced to ban both of you from the store.

Our complaints against your husband, Mr. Harris, are listed below and are documented by our video surveillance cameras:

When you suspect a phony invitation, press the CTRL, ALT, DEL keys simultaneously. When the Task Manager box appears, click the APPLICATIONS tab and “END TASK” on any suspicious program. If there are no suspicious programs in APPLICATIONS, turn off your PC and restart it. Then run your Spyware scan program (Spybot, Malwarebytes etc). Scareware is a form of malware that tries to get you to do something stupid by warning you that if you don’t do what it tells you to do, something bad will happen. Phony virus warnings are an example. The FBI and DOJ Ransom viruses are clever and nasty examples. They lurk near Internet sites and pounce when you visit the site. They lock your PC and announce that you’ve been caught in an illegal act. They demand hundreds of dollars (by money card) within 72 hours or you face prosecution. If you think you might have actually done something wrong you may be tempted to pay rather than take a chance. Bad decision.

Users need to be diligent about security updates for the Windows operating system and third party applications like Java, Reader, Acrobat, Flash, Real Player and others. Check each of these websites for security updates monthly. Check your anti-virus security suite regularly to make sure it’s on, updated and scanning daily. Run your anti-spyware scan once a week. If you do all these things there is an excellent chance that you won’t get hit. If you suspect you have an infection you need to deal with it ASAP. Allowing malware to remain in your PC can corrupt

your operating system. Here at The Computer Factory an infected PC can usually be cleaned for $90 but if we need to replace a corrupt operating system and save user files the cost will be $135. ‘A stitch in time” as they say. DO NOT FALL FOR RADIO AND TV ADs LIKE “SPEED COUNTS” They cost money and usually don’t work.

Microsoft’s latest infection survey shows XP to have lower malware infection rates than either Win Vista or Win 7. XP users still using Internet Explorer should switch to Google Chrome or Mozilla. We also recommend switching from MS Security Essentials to Avast. While Security Essentials still fully supports XP, Microsoft has started using it to flash annoying messages aimed at scaring users into buying upgrades.

Recently PC users have been getting calls from “Windows or Microsoft representatives” telling them their PC is infected. This is a scam based in India. The “technician” seeks to access your PC

4. July 19: Walked up to an employee and told her in an official voice, 'Code 3 in House wares. Get on it right away.' This caused the employee to leave her assigned station and receive a reprimand from her Supervisor that in turn resulted with a union grievance, causing management to lose time and costing the company money. We don't have a Code 3. 5. August 4: Went to the Service Desk and tried to put a bag of M&Ms on layaway. 6. August 14: Moved a 'CAUTION - WET FLOOR' sign to a carpeted area.

7. August 15: Set up a tent in the camping department and told the children shoppers he'd invite them in if they would bring pillows and blankets from the bedding department to which twenty children obliged.

1. June 15: He took 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in other people's carts when they weren't looking.

8. August 23: When a clerk asked if they could help him he began crying and screamed, 'Why can't you people just leave me alone?' EMTs were called.

3. July 7: He made a trail of tomato juice on the floor leading to the women's restroom.

10. September 10: While handling guns in the hunting

2. July 2: Set all the alarm clocks in House wares to go off at 5-minute intervals.

and/or get a credit card number. These guys are really nasty. If you let them into your PC and then refuse to pay they may leave your PC inoperable. Microsoft will never make an unsolicited call.

9. September 4: Looked right into the security camera and used it as a mirror while he picked his nose.

department, he asked the clerk where the antidepressants were.

11. October 3: Darted around the store suspiciously while loudly humming the 'Mission Impossible' theme.

12. October 6: In the auto department, he practiced his 'Madonna look' using different sizes of funnels. 13. October 18: Hid in a clothing rack and when people browsed through, yelled 'PICK ME! PICK ME!'

14. October 22: When an announcement came over the loud speaker, he assumed a fetal position and screamed 'OH NO! IT'S THOSE VOICES AGAIN!' 15. Took a box of condoms to the checkout clerk and asked where is the fitting room? And last, but not least:

16. October 23: Went into a fitting room, shut the door, waited awhile, and then yelled very loudly, 'Hey! There's no toilet paper in here.' One of the clerks passed out.

THE GREAT DEBATE

As all right thinkers know, “B” is the only correct answer.


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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 11

well.

Lexus Motors have reocgnized what an asset Randy is and he has been promoted to the Fleet Sales & VIP Account Services Department Promotion. Can’t say enough good things about Randy and his family. Give him a call at 760.644.5422 if you’re even thinking about buying a car. ••••• Another in the “Nice Guy” department is Henry Martinez of the San Marcos Grocery Outlet, the chain of discount grocery stores that are setting all kinds of sales records as shoppers find their top quality groceries and produce at rock bottom prices.

Several years ago I

bought a used Toyota Avalon from Randy Knight at Lexus of Escondido. Probably one of the best cars I’ve ever owned and I bought it at a more than fair price and from a guy who gave great service.

I recommend Randy Knight to all my pals who are in the market for a car, new or used.

During the Coco Fires Henry donated a pallet of water to the firefighters. That translates to 288 gallons of waters to hot, thirsty, hard-working firefighers. Good going, Henry! ••••• Forgive me if I am a majority of one but my days of going to Disneyland are over. $96 per

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‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5

your report. Our very best wishes to you and our good friend and great patriot, Jack Port. Bon Voyage! Re: Tom Morrow’s Column

I renewed my interest in the Rosenbergs after reading a column by Alan Dershowitz published July 19, 1995, in the LATimes. He states that he was told by Roy Cohn (a less than savory sort), who was a junior prosecutor, that the FBI and Justice conspired with Judge Kaufman. Evidence was “enhanced” to get Julius and Ethel as to avoid revealing that we had been decrypting many Soviet intelligence messages.

In your recent column, you point out what would appear to be a disparate, harsh sentence ... death in the chair for both Julius and Ethyl. In my view, our government did not want Julius to die; they wanted him to talk. He would be of great interest because he was violating a basic tenet of spycraft: Spies do not handle other spies. The Feds brought out the classic carrot and stick approach. David Greenglass, who was the actual thief of Los Alamos secrets, agreed to a 30 year sentence(he would do 10) but his wife Ruth, who by many accounts was more involved than Ethel, would not be tried and would remain free to raise their two children. David fingers his sister, Ethyl. The Feds now charge Julius and Ethyl with espionage and raise the stakes asking for the death penalty The Rosenberg boys would have to face growing up under the cloud of their parent’s activities. Julius reacts by taking himself and his wife to the chair, leaving the boys to face their problems. And, I suspect, the Feds stunned, and in a way, out-smarted. Why did Julius do this? A supremely dedicated communist? In my view, he simply would not, could not tell on his fellow comrade spies. Which is worse? Betraying your country or your friends? Same issue in the Hollywood Blacklist controversy. In a way, Julius was a real stand-up guy, even though a traitor.

‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 13

old and up? Nope. They don’t need my money.

They put on a nice show but it ain’t worth $96 per person. My not so humble opinion. ••••• What has happened to American Idol? It stinks! I can’t bear to watch it any longer. The talent is mediocre, most of the ‘singers’ are shouters rather than singers. Just boring, boring, boring . . . and the ratings show it. I guess it will be back next year. I shan’t be watching. Again. ••••• Called Home Depot the other day. “Your call is very important to us. Please push 1, 2, 3, - about a day and a half later I reached the department I wanted. (This is not unique to Home Depot. Lots of businesses use this terrible phone system. Enough. A pox on all phone systems that require us to push buttons and won’t allow us to easily talk to a real live human being. And why do I have to push button 1 if I want to listen in English?) ••••• Told good friend, Nami Taghipour, owner of Escondido Pharmacy on E. Valley Parkway in Escondido, about a comment another good friend, brilliant chiropractor and fellow Kiwanian, Dr. Steve Heilman told me. Steve had said, “to get rid of calluses, take one part of water, one part of white vinegar and one part of mouth wash, such as Listerine, and soak your feet, or hands, wherever you have calluses . . . for about 15 minutes at a time, 2 or 3 times a week. The calluses will soften and, in a short time, disappear.” Evelyn and I both tried it . . . it works! Nami nodded and said, “yes, this is one of many folk medicine remedies that may well work. Much of today’s pharmacy products came from folk medicine remedies. Aspirin, for example, is derived from the bark of the willow tree.” Nami promised to provide me with similar pharmaceutical products that ‘came from the past’ for use in future columns. Thanks in no smal measure to his fantastic smile, Nami and

••••• Another in the “Nice Guy” department is Henry Martinez of the San Marcos Grocery Outlet, the chain of discount grocery stores that are setting all kinds of sales records as shoppers find their top quality groceries and produce at rock bottom prices. During the Cocos Fire Henry donated a pallet of water to the firefighters. That translates to 288 gallons of waters to hot, thirsty, hard-working firefighers. Good going, Henry!

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Like thousands of residents in our area, you may be discovering that after years of non-stop child traffic in and out of your doors, toys on the floor, music floating throughout, suddenly you can hear a pin drop over the quiet hum of the refrigerator. Your rooms are filled with pictures and memories of this wonderful time of your life, but there are many empty rooms gathering dust now that your children have moved on. The freer years ahead are exciting ones to look forward to, and it's time for you to move on as well. If you find yourself in this situation, you're in vast and good company. And what that means is that there are many wonderful opportunities for you to create this new chapter in your life...if you know what is takes to get the most out of the equity you've built up in your current home.

To help you understand the issues involved in making such a move, and how to avoid the 9 most common and costly mistakes most Empty Nesters make, a new report called "Empty Nester: How to Sell the Place You Call Home" has been prepared which identifies these issues, and shows you how to steer clear of the mistakes that could cost you literally thousands of dollars. To hear a brief recorded message about how to order your FREE copy of this report call toll-free 1800-467-9064and enter 2503.

Some 10 years ago or so, I saw a TV program, an interview with the brother, David. Among other admissions/statements, he claimed that he was forced to choose between Ethyl and his wife. Frank Booth, A faithful reader of The Paper Lake San Marcos, CA.

his cousin, Reza Salanpour, coowners of the Escondido Pharmacy, have developed a reputation as “The Friendly Pharmacy.” Why? See photo below, left.

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Voting in Escondido: Part I

Memorial Day Weekend seems like the perfect occasion to look at all the facets of voting. Today’s post covers some common questions about becoming a registered voter.

1. Where can I register to vote in Escondido? Registration forms are available at the City Clerk’s office on the 2nd floor of City Hall, the Escondido Public Library on Kalmia and the US Post Office. 2. Can I register to vote online?

Yes, at the California Online Voter Registration website.

3. Is there some way I can check if I’m registered? Yes, on the County website page Check Your Voter Registration Status.

4. What is the registration deadline?

If you are not registered by October 20 you will not be able to vote. But don’t wait, just do it now.

5. I’m 17 now but will turn 18 later in the year. Can I register to vote? Yes, as long as you will be 18 on or before November 4, 2014. 6. I moved since last time I voted. Do I have to register again?

Yes, you have to update your information and can do so at the California Online Voter Registration website. 7. I’ve been convicted of a crime. Can I vote? It depends upon your particular situation. You can find the answer at this page on the Secretary of State’s website.

8. I am homeless. Can I register to vote?

Yes. Write the address of a shelter or the cross streets of where you sleep on your voter registration form. Be sure to provide your mailing address.

This is a reprint from the May 24, 2014 edition of Escondido2014.com. You may read the rest of the blog by going to that link.

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‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. from Page 7

were sent to Port Chicago to do the labor-intensive work. Black sailors assigned to Port Chicago were considered by their officers to be “unreliable,” “emotional,” lacking the ability to understand and remember orders.

Leading the recruits were black petty officers, who later were described as being “slave drivers,” and “Uncle Toms.” Many of the white officers were newcomers to the Navy with little or no training in supervising enlisted men, although the Navy considered them adequate for this job.

Officers managed 100-man crews. They created competition by waging which crew could load the most tonnage in the shortest period of time. With no safety control, it was a recipe for disaster.

On July 13, 1944, the USS Bryan docked with 5,292 barrels of heavy fuel for the trip across the Pacific. After four days of round-the-clock loading, the ship was nearly 40 percent loaded. At 10:18 p.m. on July 17, witnesses later reported a loading boom crashed to the dock, igniting an explosive. UC Berkeley reported two shock waves measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale.

Of the 320 dead personnel, only 50 could be identified. After the convictions of the “Port Chicago 50,” because of public pressure, the Navy reconvened the court-martial board. The board reaffirmed the convictions, however, by January 1946, some 47 of the 50 were freed, with the remaining three released several months later. One of the results coming out of the Port Chicago disaster/mutiny was the Navy’s “desegregation” of the fleet.

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Isabella is a beautiful and dignified German Shepherd looking for a new home. She is used to being indoors and is potty trained. She is a young 10 years old and very active and in great health.

She is a wonderful, playful, energetic dog who loves people and being the center of attention. Isabella would love to find a home with her little “brother,” Murphy, but she can be adopted separately to the right home. Isabella’s family has to move and can no longer keep their dogs. Isabella loves to run and loves to have a nice yard as well as people time. She is already spayed, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.

For information on adopting either dog, contact Shannon or Ryan at (760) 525-2977; 760-5004043 - or call Bruce (at The Puppy Coalition Foundation) at 760-6129156.

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 14

the title role; directed by San Diegan Daren Scott. The play runs June 729 with opening night reception Saturday, June 7. Show times are Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm; matinees Saturdays at 3pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets run from $28-$39, with discounts available for seniors, students, active duty military, and groups of 10 or more. Tickets available in person at 2787 State Street (Tuesday-Friday, 15pm), online at www.newvillagearts.org or by phone at 760.433.3245. Go and pay what you can previews: May 30-June 6th.

Encinitas Wine & Food Festival on June 7th - The event is for the benefit of North County Lifeline and will be held on Saturday, June 7, from 5-8pm, at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. Food, wine, and beer from local favorites; Vigilucci’s and Bull Taco, wine from Temecula to Napa, and beer from locals Ballast Point, Latitude 33 and Stone. Tickets start at $90. For info, contact Lifeline at 3142 Vista Way, Suite 400, Oceanside.

Women’s Volunteer Group to Meet June 9th GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) is seeking community minded women to become involved in the group and make a difference in the community. New to the area, looking to expand your base of friends? This is a wonderful way to meet new people. CWONC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). For more information on the upcoming meeting on Monday, June 9th at the San

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 17

J. D. is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s an 8 year old, 40 pound, Australian Shepherd / Border Collie mix.

JD can be shy, but it only takes a couple minutes for his gentle personality to come out. Then he’s ready to sit, shake hands, or get in the car and go to the beach. JD is a perfect “family dog.” His previous owners surrendered him to RCHS when they could no longer care for him. The $145 adoption fee for JD includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760-7536413 for more information or to sponsor a pet until it’s adopted. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.

Cobalt is a 1-year-old neutered male shorthair mix, ID 78951. Cobalt is very affectionate and loves to sit in your lap and be brushed and petted. He really likes to play and chase interactive toys, including feathers or a mouse on a wire, but once play time is over he’s right back on your lap for more pets. He is sweet, loving, affectionate and a total joy to be around. Cobalt is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. His $42.50 adoption fee in May includes neuter, microchip and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

The Pastor Says . . .

Psychologists call them “triggers.” Sensory experiences that evoke memories. Though some people experience negative triggers, mine are almost always positive.

Pastor Tom Fry, Retired, Church of the Nazarene

God’s “Go Bag”

When I was a kid, the school was a couple blocks from what we called “the furniture factory.” It was long before the EPA and most days the smell of varnish hung over the school and most of the small town where we lived.

Today, when that same varnish smell makes its way into my head, my mind immediately goes back to those days in Illinois. I can see the school, the factory, the Walgreen’s drugstore on the corner and all the good memories of those years.

These days I’m leading a Bible study on the Book of Psalms and I’m finding that a lot of our knowledge of the Psalms centers around verses and not chapters. We are familiar with one or two verses in a Psalm, but don’t know too much about the other verses in the Psalm. Still, that familiar verse serves as a “trigger” to learn more about the Psalm.

These triggers may have been stored away in our memory for a long time. A childhood Sunday School contest to memorize Bible verses, a reading at Church or at a wedding or memorial service. The recent fires have reminded many of us to put together a “go bag” of essentials if we have to evacuate our homes quickly. Triggers that lead us to the scriptures are our “go bag” for life’s uncertainties. A valuable resource that is always ready when we need it.

Check your “go bag.” It may already be packed. There may be more in it than you think. But, if not, open the Word of God and fill it up with His truths.


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Escondido Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled to June 4

The Town Hall meeting originally scheduled for May 14, 2014, but cancelled due to the Cocos Fire, has been rescheduled.

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will hold a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 N. Broadway.

Following a brief update by the Mayor, residents will be welcome to ask questions or share their thoughts on any topic relating to city government. The event is free and no reservations are required. The meeting will be videotaped and rebroadcast the following Sunday and Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. on Cox. Ch. 19 and AT&T U-Verse Ch. 99 This is the seventh town hall meeting Mayor Abed has held since his election as Mayor.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Summer Fun All Season Long

Summer is on our minds! In Vista, we’re planning many fun activities and events to entertain everyone all summer long. Come out and enjoy one of the many opportunities designed to make your summer enjoyable. Check online at CityofVista.com for summer day camps and field trips, youth and adult activities, community events, and the Movies in the Park series.

Summer Movies in the Park Series: The City is hosting the Movies in the Park again this year. Pack up the kids, blankets, a

‘Kirk Effinger’ Cont. from Page 7

had an opportunity to shape their city’s future. By creating this level of citizen involvement the city has enjoyed widespread and often enthusiastic agreement with its policies and proposed developments.

So why then have Escondido’s mayor and the city’s administration forged ahead on a charter proposal essentially handed down to its citizens like a tablet on the mount? Do city officials fear their proposal would not bear up under more detailed scrutiny? Or, do they fear someone might have a better idea?

Why have they continued to

picnic and head to the movie series. The best part is that the movies are free. What’s better than sitting out on a blanket on a warm summer night and enjoying a movie in the park with your family? A Summer Fun Fest is planned before the August 9 movie - with jump houses, the Lindley Lopez circus, kid’s booths and more!

June 21: Frozen (G): Buena Vista Ball Fields. July 19: Despicable Me2 (PG): Vista Sports Park. Aug 9: The LEGO Movie (PG) & Summer Fun Fest (3-7 pm): Brengle Terrace Park.

Enjoy your summer and we hope to see you at some of the events.

press forward with their dream of a tech-oriented business park in the downtown industrial zone without a clear plan? Buying the land is one thing. Planning with a purpose in mind is another altogether. And, attempting to thwart other uses that deviate from your dream—like the justapproved county health and social services center—is not a plan. Voting to move forward with a questionable (and ultimately unsuccessful) minor league ballpark and attempting to sell the idea to a skeptical public after the fact—is not a plan.

There are any number of issues within Escondido that could have been, and could be, best dealt with by introducing the transparency of citizen review before they become-

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Thank you San Marcos!

On behalf of the City council, our hearts go out to the families that have been displaced, to the firefighters and city staff working to keep our City safe, and to the community of San Marcos. While our community has been profoundly impacted by these fires, the spirit of community and cooperation experienced during the fires over the last week was remarkable. Resources came from all over the state to assist us here in San Marcos, but more importantly to the 30,000 residents that received

evacuation warnings last week and heeded our message, thank you. This greatly aided the firefighting effort because the responders were able to focus on fighting the fire rather than rescuing victims. The City of San Marcos and the San Marcos Unified School District invites all residents and business to attend a community appreciation event on Saturday, May 31 from 11 am to 3 pm at Mission Hills High School, 1 Mission Court.

Please visit the City’s website, www.san-marcos.net, for more information.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood O’side Photo Contest

The Oceanside Public Library invites photographers of all ages to participate in the “Growing the Oceanside Community” photography contest. Inspired by the recent remodel of the Mission Branch Library, located at 3861 Mission Avenue, community members are invited to show their interpretation of “growing a community.” The Mission Branch Library décor is not yet complete as the final piece will be a mural created by and for the Oceanside community. The photo contest will determine the image

often contentious government policy. The infamous parking issue of a few years back was one such concern, as was the East Valley Library closing, and a host of others. A little prudence goes a long way in earning goodwill and general acceptance. We elect our leaders to lead. But in a democracy, we also elect them to listen.

‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 7

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mission Hills High School, and includes a 12:30 p.m. ceremony to recognize firefighters and others who assisted during the Cocos fire.

The blaze, which started the afternoon of May 14 in the hills

for a new mural in the children’s area. The final product will be a large, mixed-media mosaic image, generated from the selected winning photograph, divided into small squares – equal parts original photograph, drawing and painting. The contest is FREE to enter, open to all ages, and you do not need to be a resident of Oceanside to participate. The winning photo should be a striking image that illustrates the theme of the contest – so get creative – photograph a tree, people holding hands, a block party, anything at all! Submissions must be received by July 1st in order to be considered. For more information, visit the Library’s website at www.OceansidePublicLibrary.org

behind Cal State San Marcos, eventually leveled 36 homes, one business and charred nearly 2,000 acres in San Marcos and Harmony Grove.

In addition to the recognition ceremony, the event will include an emergency preparedness resource fair, music and light refreshments. The City of San Marcos and the San Marcos Unified School District are co-sponsoring the event. Anyone who wants to donate to it can call the city at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3184. Letters to the Editor are always welcome. Please limit them to 250 words or less. As usual, we reserve the right to edit for length and content. Email to: thepaper@cox.net


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Deadline Extended for Submission of Short Films to OIFF - Oceanside International Film Festival has extended the deadline to June 15 for the free submission of short films (up to 5 minutes) that have something directly to do with Oceanside; documentary, music video, narrative fictional story, historic accounts, etc. Go to www.facebook.com/likeOIFF and message your YouTube or Vimeo link to the organizers, and follow the directions there. Anyone can participate. For specific details, visit www.ocaf.info.

Library Invites Adult Readers to Join 2nd Tuesday Book Club – On Tuesday, June 10, at 6pm, the 2nd Tuesday Book Club will discuss the classic, “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger. The meeting will be in the Board Room. The July 8th meeting will be a discussion on the short story collection, “Damage Control” by Amber Dermont, and the selection for August 12 will be “The Wandering Falcon” by Jamil Ahmad. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Library. All Library programs are

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Arleene Lloyd to Speak at Senior Anglers Meeting - The Escondido Senior Anglers regular meeting will be on Friday, June 13, at 9:30am at Park Avenue Senior Center, 210 Park Ave., Escondido. The June guest speaker, unique in her own right, is Arleene Lloyd, Executive Chef for "Alchemy of the Hearth" in San Marcos. She will actually prepare three deep-sea fish species caught and donated by several club members. Finger samples will be available to test your taste buds. Plan to share in Arleene's expertise and sample the results. The Senior Anglers is an energetic over-50 crowd of men and women who participate in both fresh and saltwater fishing, youth trout and catfish derbies, various picnics, RV camp-outs and other community service events. Guests are always welcome; reservations not required; shirts and shoes are. All meetings are no-charge. There will be door prize drawings at the conclusion of the meeting. Botanic Garden Stays Open Late During Summer - San Diego Botanic Garden is happy to announce

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Thursday Family Fun Nights. From May 29–August 28 the San Diego Botanic Garden stays open till 8 pm every Thursday night to offer a variety of activities for both adults and children. Thursday Family Fun Nights are great for working parents and anyone ready to enjoy some outdoor fun. The summer series begins on May 29 with Hullabaloo, an award-winning kid-folk duo, who will also perform on July 17 and August 28. Other groups include Zimbeat, Clint Perry and the Boo Hoo Crew, Kristen Cook, Tall Tales with Mary Roper, YMCA Expressions Dance Team, Buck Howdy and others. Event is free with paid admission or membership. Visit http://www.sdbgarden.org/thursnights.htm for more information. Pet Friendly Gardening Class at Alta Vista Gardens – A Pet

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Death Notices

William B. Rippee, Jr., of Escondido, CA., passed away on May 17th, 2014.

Genevieve Lyall, 84, of Pauma Valley, CA., passed away on May 21st, 2014.

Nicholas DiNapoli, 77, of San Diego, CA., passed away on May 22nd, 2014.

John Creech, 90, of Valley Center, CA., passed away on May 22nd, 2014.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013807

The name of the business: Sala Thai Massage, located at 1039 E. Vista Way, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Phensri Phanlee and Mark ErnestNeumann 29107 Willows Landing Dr. Menifee, Ca. 92585 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Mark Ernest Neumann This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/19/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013958

The name of the business: Sala My Family Emergency Service, I.D. A House International, located at 3507 Caminito Sierra, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Leon Clenton Seabrooks, Sr. 3507 Caminito Sierra Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/15/1994. /s/Leon Clenton Seabrooks, Sr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/20/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013414

The name of the business: Lulu’s Cleaning Service dba Ferte of San Diego, located at 3 Avenida Descanso, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Eder Bernardino 3 Avenida Descanso Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/20/14. /s/Eder Bernardino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/13/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011630

The name of the business: New Leaf Wholesale Nursery, located at 2456 Foothill Drive, Vista, Ca. 92084-5809, is hereby registered by the following: Gerald D. Stewart 2456 Foothill Drive Vista, Ca. 92084-5809 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was April 1, 1978. /s/Gerald D. Stewart, Proprietor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00009595-CU-PT-CTL

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Geovanni Leeper filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Geovanni Leeper to Proposed name Sirena Yasmine Pineda. 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 20, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA. 92101. 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 5/16/2014. /s/Lisa Schall, Judge of the Superior Court 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 & 6/12/2014


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-010745 The name of the business: AA Relax Spa, located at 277 S. Rancho Santa Fe. Rd. #L, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Zhao, Li Jian 329 N. Nicholson Ave #A Monterey Park, CA. 91755 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Zhao, Li Jian, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/16/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 & 6/05/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012197

The name of the business: Oceanside Legal Nurse Consultants, located at 3532 Roselle St., Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Paulette Briley 3532 Roselle St. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Paulette Briley, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/30/2014 5/08, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29/2014

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00006966-CU-PT-NC AMENDED

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Minda Senoreses Deperio, on behalf of Minor, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jon Bon Jovi Senoreses Deperio to Proposed name Jay Brayden Senoreses Deperio. 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 24, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melrose Dr., 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 4/30/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 5/08, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-010687

The name of the business: Champa Thai Massage & Spa, located at 1531 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, Ca., 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Judy and Somyang Litthachack 843 Nottinghill Court San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Judy Litthachack This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/15/2014 5/08, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014003

The name of the business: Ya Ting Imp & Exp, Zeyin Imp & Exp, located at 2305 Cobblesone Ln., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Tao Yang 2305 Cobblestone Ln. Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Tao Yang This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/20/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012412

The name of the business: Specialty Metal Exchange, Inc., SME, Inc., located at 2892 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 116, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Specialty Metal Exchange, Inc. 2892 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 116 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/11/2012. /s/Hector James Flores, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County5/02/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012003

The name of the business: LanzEnd, located at 720 Jonathon Place, Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Matthew Lawrence Brown 720 Jonathon Place Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/05. /s/Matthew Lawrence Brown, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/29/2014 5/08, 5/15, 5/22 & 5/29/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013066

The name of the business: PVSW Distribution, located at 3215 Costa Alta Dr. #86, Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Glennon Bryke O’Neal 3215 Costa Alta Dr. #86 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Glennon Bryke O’Neal This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011689

The name of the business: Phlebotomy Services of Escondido, located at 28650 Faircrest Way, Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Irna Lehrman 28650 Faircrest Way Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/03/2013. /s/Irna Lehrman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/15, 5/15, 5/22 and 5/29/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013017

The name of the business: Gerry’s Tile & Stone, located at 1550 S. Maple #15, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Gerry Paul Martin 1550 S. Maple #15 Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gerry Paul Martin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012782

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name of the business: Advanced Concepts, located at 4263 Oceanside Blvd., Ste 106191, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Abiathare Rivera 5120 Frazee Road Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/1/10. /s/Abiathare Rivera This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/06/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013079

The name of the business: British Masters, Park Place Photography, Park Place Nursery, located at 10013 Triple J. Trail, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Park Place Businesses LLC 10013 Triple J Trail Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 9/19/05. /s/Erick Vidal, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012480

The name of the business: The LosLiz Shop, located at 1553 Altadena Ave., San Diego, CA. 92102, is hereby registered by the following: Elizabeth Crawford 10070 Paseo Montril #809 San Diego, Ca. 92129 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/15/14. /s/Elizabeth Crawford This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/02/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011156

T he name of the business: Handy Juan Services, located at 2970 Solar Ln., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rene Cruz and Concepcion Velez-Cruz, 2970 Solar Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 3/17/14. /s/Rene Cruz, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/21/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013214

The name of the business: Mobileweld Welding and Fabrication, located at 1261 Sagewood Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Jeremiah A. Fore 1261 Sagewood Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jeremiah A. Fore, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/09/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00015266-CU-PT-NC

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Victor Octavio Castellanos filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Victor Octavio Castellanos Gijon to Proposed name Victor Octavio Velasco. 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: July 8, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melrose Dr., 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 5/14/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 & 6/12/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011690

The name of the business: Adora Studio A, located at 4111 Oceanside Blvd., Suite 102, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Lavenderwood Inc. 446 Rudd Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 4/24/2014. /s/Bradley S. Wood, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014

ORDINANCE INTRODUCED

ORDINANCE No. 2014-1391 an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, acting as the legislative body of Community Facilities District No. 98-02 (Lighting, Landscaping, Open Space and Preserve Maintenance), authorizing the levy of a special tax in an improvement area of such Community Facilities District – Annexation No. 116, Improvement Area F53. Ordinance No. 2014-1391 was introduced on May 13, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on May 27, 2014. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 5/29/14 ORDINANCE INTRODUCED

Ordinance No. 2014-1392 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City Council approving an amendment to the Heart of the City Specific Plan & adoption of the Rancho Coronado residential development and design standards. Case No. SP 13-006, Hanson Aggregates Pacific Southwest, Inc., (P13-0062). Ordinance No. 2014-1392 was introduced on May 13, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on May 27, 2014. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 5/29/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014129

The name of the business: All Merchant Group Distributing Company, AMG Distributing Co., located at 1263 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: All Merchant Services Group, Inc. 1263 Linda Vista Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/David Polanco, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/21/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014228

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name of the business: Floral Designs by Bethany, located at 14743 Cool Valley Rd., Valley Center, CA. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Bethany Lara 26858 Canberra St. Menifee, CA. 92584 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/13. /s/Bethany Lara This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/22/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014179

The name of the business: Allie Gray Beauty, located at 2055 Montiel Rd., Ste 109, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Allison S. Gray 940 Bolex Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Allison S. Gray This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/21/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014417

The name of the business: Pretty in Paint, located at 1010 A Arden Drive, Encinitas, CA. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: Jessica Amy Griffith 1010A Arden Drive Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jessica Amy Griffith, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/23/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014

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Friendly gardening class will be offered on Saturday, June 21, from 1-3pm. Learn how to create a garden that pleases you and is safe and fun for all furry pets. Covered topics will be safe and hardy plant choices (both indoors and outdoors), natural non-toxic pesticides, and techniques for negotiating with the “yard terrorists.” Handouts will be given. Class is $5; free to Alta Vista Garden members. Instructor is Judy Macomber, a San Diego Master Gardener. The Gardens are located at the top of the hill in Brengle Terrace Park, 1270 Vale Terrace, Vista. Register in advance at clee@altavistagardens.com or carolejay@att.net.

$1,500 Scholarships Awarded to Local Graduating Seniors - GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently awarded $1,500 Scholarships to Dalia Varona Santamaria and Ines Gomez Sixto. Both deserving seniors plan to attend Palomar College in the Fall. The scholarship is based on grade point average, financial need, and community service. CWONC is a local nonprofit club of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), and serves the community by volunteering support to women and children, the military and their families, and local humane societies. For more information about CWONC, contact Lisa at membership@cwonc.org or visit www.cwonc.org.

(l-r) Scholarship recipient, Dalia Varona Santamaria; CWONC Scholarship Chairman Ann Lygas, and Scholarship recipient, Ines Gomez Sixto.

Art Event Raises $760 for Homeless Animals The Open Studio and Garden Tour hosted by Escondido artist Cathy Carey recently raised $760 for homeless animals at the Escondido Humane Society. About 40 people attended the two-day event, which included food and refreshments, and the opportunity to meet the artist and view her work. Proceeds will provide critical resources for the Escondido Humane Society’s life-saving services, including adoption, behavioral and medical rehabilitation programs, and education and volunCost: $5.00 per box* *Cash only, no checks, no credit cards.

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