Volume 46 - No. 22
Commentary by lyle e davis
We cannot endorse or vote for Escondido Mayor Sam Abed in his pursuit of the County Board of Supervisor’s position for District 3. Why?
Many reasons. Hizzoner is a tireless campaigner, walks the precincts with the best of them, has a beautiful family, is always well groomed, can, when he wants to, be very charming.
But he is also vindictive, bull-headed, self-centered, manipulative, scheming, less than honest, and petty. He refuses to communicate with his conThe Paper - 760.747.7119
June 2, 2016
stituency via The Paper because of personal animosity toward me, it’s editor and publisher. While he claims he does not want to write a weekly column to keep his constituency informed because of a joke The Paper ran . . . the real reason, I suspect, is because we endorsed Olga Diaz in the last mayoral election.
He also contacted the three other Mayors, San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond, Vista Mayor Judy Ritter, and Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood, and tried to persuade them to all discontinue writing their columns in The Paper. The other three Mayors told Mayor Abed to take a walk. He thought he was hurting The Paper. In fact, he hurt himself. He
cut off an important link to his constiuency and readers of The Paper (and other knowledgeable political observers and practitioners) are laughing at him. Collectively, they seem to view him as petty and shortsighted,. But, wait, there’s more!
Back in September of 2005, thenCity Manager Clay Phillips submitted budget requests to the city council on the Consent Calendar. Included in that consent calendar were pay raises of $45,504 for himself as well as City Attorney Jeff Epp. Questions arose: Why was the question of pay raises, particularly such large pay raises, scheduled for the
Consent Calendar instead of an open agenda item?
The City Manager determines the weekly agenda for the City Council. Why was the question of his, and the City Attorney’s compensation plan buried in the Consent Calendar? The Consent Calendar is often routinely voted on without discussion. A series of items, sometimes as many as ten or twelve items, are voted on at one time. While any councilmember, or member of the public, has the right to ask that an item be pulled for discussion and open airing, no council member did so in this instance. • Why did then-city council member, Sam Abed, a close friend of Phillips, not question the enormous raises?
The Race for 3rd District Supervisor Continued on Page 2
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3rd District Supervisor Cont. from Page 1
• Why were the pay raises tied into what other cities pay their city manager rather than on performance? While most observers acknowledge Phillips and Epp as excellent city officials the question still remains. Does their performance(s) justify a 27% increase in pay (in Epp’s case). http://www.thecommunitypaper.com/2005/09_29_05/coverstory.php
Mayor Abed was the fella who wanted Escondido taxpayers to foot the $50 million bill for building a baseball stadium so wealthy fat cat, Jeff Moorad, who then owned the San Diego Padres could have one more plaything . . . and have it paid for by the public. And, in December of 2010, Abed managed to push through a 4-1 vote to approve the $50 million stadium with only Councilmember Ed Gallo opposed:
http://www.10news.com/news/e scondido-approves-minor-leaguebaseball-stadium Hizzoner even managed to clear some properties for an ‘industrial zone’ where the stadium would be located. The city purchased $11.4 million of property in the ballpark area — land that if not used for a ballpark would likely become part of a new business park. He was sure commercial and industrial businesses would be attracted to this zone.
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!
A little boy was walking down a dirt road after church one Sunday afternoon when he came to a “Y” in the road where he met a little girl coming from the other direction. He said, “Hello.” 'Hi,' replied the little girl.
'Where are you going?' asked the little boy.
'I've been to church this morning and I'm on my way to my aunties,' answered the little girl. 'I'm also on my way home from church. Which church do you go to?' asked the little boy.
'I go to the Catholic church down the road,' replied the little girl. 'What about you? ' 'I go to the Protestant church back at
I haven’t seen a big rush for commercial and industrial businesses to dash in and buy or lease those properties. And the baseball stadium has moved on to some other unsuspecting city . . . and gullible elected officials.
In 2012, there came up an issue where then-City Manager Clay Phillips increased the pay of a group of top managers with annual salaries above $100,000. City employees, including police officers said, for years, they've had their pay frozen and benefits rolled back to help budget the city funds. Abed defended the pay raises that Phillips had granted.
The Paper printed the names of the employees who received the raises and their salaries. Among those listed, two received raises that were more than 20 percent of their previous salary. The council then scheduled a review of Phillips' job performance That session was closed to the public. (We were told later by a source within the closed session that “Phillips was taken to the woodshed,” and thoroughly chewed out. But that is of little benefit to the taxpayers who were obliged to pay the salary increases despite calls for a recission of the action.)
Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/n ews/local/Escondido-City-
the top of the hill,' replied the little boy.
Mayor Abed decided he was above the law and chose to not apply for necessary wastewater permits when he paved over a parking lot on property he owned in Escondido. He failed to build a stormwater control system aimed at stopping trash, heavy metal, oil and grease from flowing into nearby waterways.
This led to in investigation of not only the mayor’s project by the State Regional Water Control Board, but on at least six other property developments that didn’t meet standards for diverting runoff. Source:
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/24/ab eds-parking-lot-skippedstormwater-rules/ But wait! There’s more! Mayor Abed decided it would be a great idea to promote his candidacy for Mayor and, later, for Supervisor, by attaching a link to the city of Escondido web site where city officials are named and photos displayed. Abed’s campaign was then getting support at taxpayer expense; Escondido’s website included a link to the mayor’s campaign where he touts his qualifications and asks visitors for contributions. This had the appearance of the city endorsing and supporting Abed’s campaign. There are state laws that prohibit
officeholders from using government resources for their personal or political benefit. Finally, after repeated inquiries and criticisms from the media, Abed took his link down.
And then . . . and then there were the actions that Abed was involved within the hallowed halls of city government, which included giving the needed stamp of approval for former City Manager Clay Phillips to manipulate the Escondido Police Department and force the “retirement” of beloved Chief of Police, Jim Maher. Phillips had, at one time, summarily dismissed Chief Maher. When Abed learned of it he became enraged and demanded to know how and why Phillips would terminate a Chief of Police without notifying Abed. The termination was withdrawn and Phillips had been chastised and embarrassed by the chewing out received from Abed. Phillips, however, would ultimately get his revenge. In time, Phillips was able to bring Abed over to his side and persuade Abed that Maher had to go. Abed gave his consent in a back room deal that stinks to high heaven.
You can follow the chain of events at these two archived copies of The Paper: The Killing of a Warrior:
3rd District Supervisor Cont. on Page 3
They discover that they are both going the same way so they decided that they'd walk together.
They came to a low spot in the road where spring rains had partially flooded the road, so there was no way that they could get across to the other side without getting wet. 'If I get my new Sunday dress wet, my Mom's going to skin me alive,' said the little girl. 'My Mom'll tan my hide, too, if I get my best Sunday suit wet,' replied the little boy. 'I'll tell you what I think I'll do,' said the little girl. 'I'm gonna take off all my clothes and hold them over my head and wade across.' 'That's a good idea,'replied the little boy. 'I'm going to do the same thing with my suit.' So they both undressed and waded across to the other side without getting their clothes wet. They were standing there in the sun waiting to drip dry before putting their clothes back on, when the little boy finally remarked:
'You know, I never realized before just how much difference there really is between a Catholic and a Protestant!
There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, troublemaking biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig "Well, whatcha gonna do about it?" he says, menacingly, as I burst into tears. "Come on, man," the biker says, "I didn't think you'd CRY. I can't stand to see a man crying." "This is the worst day of my life," I say. "I'm a complete failure. I was late to a meeting and my boss fired me. When I went to the parking lot, I found my car had been stolen and I don't have any insurance. I left my wallet in the cab I took home. I found my wife with another man... and then my dog bit me." "So I came to this bar to work up the courage to put an end to it all, I buy a drink, I drop the cyanide capsule in and sit here watching the poison dissolve; and then you show up and drink the whole damn thing!"
Chuckles Cont. on Page 6
Social Butterfly The Paper • Page 3 • June 2, 2016
freshwater fishing in California and Baja. He also has a nonprofit youth foundation, which takes inner-city kids fishing. His cookbooks and fish sauces are big hits as well. Senior Anglers of Escondido is open to all anglers age 50 and above with meetings held the second Friday of each month at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave., Escondido. Meetings start at 9:30am. Members enjoy local freshwater fishing, summer saltwater charters, RV camping, and community service to help kids go fishing. Visit the website for more information: http://senioranglersofescondido.net/.
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Dan Hernandez to Speak at Escondido Senior Anglers Meeting - TV host Dan Hernandez will be the featured speaker at the June 10 meeting of the Senior Anglers of Escondido. He has been host of his own weekly fishing show, Sportfishing with Dan Hernandez, for over 29 years. His TV show is aired throughout the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East, and can be seen locally on SD4 on the Cox cable network. Hernandez will share his expert advice on both saltwater and
3rd District Supervisor Cont. from Page 2
https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/thepaper_61313?e=2076238/3337509 The Escondido Merry-Go-Round https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/the_paper_62713 ?e=2076238/3757635 Escondido and its Troubles https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/the_paper_10313 ?e=2076238/5066186
Scandal at City Hall https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/the_paperoct23_2014
Mayor Abed has sought to chastise The Paper for following the former Police Chief Maher story - either issuing a “no comment” to probing questions or saying, “it’s just a bunch of allegations . . .”
Mayor Abed just doesnt’s seem to get it. This commentary/story and the public interest was not so much just about Jim Maher. It is more about the management of the city . . . the transparent government that is not there, the secretive atmosphere where it’s next to impossible to get meaningful information from the city, about the city stonewalling on Public Records Requests. Regular citizens are denied access, or stalled, when perfectly legitimate requests are made under the Public Records Act. Media, which serves as the eyes and ears of the public, are similarly denied. It’s about whether public money has been used to persuade or coerce an employee to do, or not do, certain things.
Indeed, of late, there appears to be an open hostility against the media when media is simply trying to do its job of reporting the facts on its government.
Dan Hernandez w/catch
ABWA’s Networking Dinner Meeting is June 2nd – Tonight, Thursday, June 2nd is the meeting of the local Soaring Eagles Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. Guest speaker will be member, Pattie Vargas talking about Equal Pay and the Wage Gap. American women who work full time, year round, are paid only 79 cents
And lately, another questiobnable act by Hizonner . . . distributing business cards with “Mayor” on one side and “Real Estate Development Consultant” on the other. Does that suggest a possible conflict of interest situation to you? More recently, Abed is fond of touting how effective he is by eliminating Escondido’s deficit.
A deficit is illegal in Escondido and other general law cites in California. What happened in Escondido is that they had a projected budget gap during the budget writing process, and as required by law, they closed the gap.
A budget gap is a situation where revenues are lower than expenses that, barring any amendments or revisions to income or spending, will lead to a deficit. It wasn’t a turnaround as Abed casts this process, but the city doing what it was legally bound to do.
Abed knows the difference between a budget gap and a budget deficit but he prefers to use the ‘budget deficit’ term for his own political (and incorrect) advantage. Abed was elected to the Escondido City Council in 2004 and mayor in 2010 and 2014.
If you add them all up, it becomes clear to us that Sam Abed does not have the moral high ground to attack either Dave Roberts or Kristin Gaspar, the incumbent supervisor and Mayor of Encinitas, respectively.
District 3 includes Encinitas, Escondido, Del Mar, Solana Beach and the San Diego communities of Mira Mesa, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Scripps Ranch, Tierrasanta and Sabre Springs.
Kristin Gaspar: She is the first elected mayor of Encinitas. By all accounts Gaspar is a bright, smart and articulate leader who specializes in building consensus and taking to heart the wishes and needs of the voters who elect her. She is an attrac-
for every dollar paid to men; and for women of color, the wage gap is even larger. It’s long past time to close the gap. The June Member Spotlight is Rebecca Condello, an independent distributor for Young Living Essential Oils. Networking at 6pm; dinner at 6:30pm; speaker 7-7:45pm and the meeting will run from 7:45-8:15pm, at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 111 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos. Cost is $23/members and $28/guests. For more info or to register, visit www.abwa-soaringeagles.org or contact Sue at 760.822.2242 or email@example.com. To pay at the door, please RSVP to Sue.
LSM Democratic Club Meeting – The End of Life Option Act will go into effect on June 9th; Gov. Jerry Brown having signed the bill into law last October. At the monthly meeting of the Lake San Marcos Democratic Club on Saturday, June 11, there will be two speakers to clarify the provisions of the law and provide information about the resources available to the community. The speakers are Lisa Klinger, J.D., and Lynne Calkins, CRNP. For 32 years Lisa has specialized in employee benefits and employment law, ad since 2014 has been a volunteer with Compassion and Choices. Lynne is a nurse Practitioner with over 24 years of experience, and has been an end-oflife Consultation Volunteer with Compassion and Choices since 2011. The meeting starts with socializing at 12:30pm; the presentation at 1pm, at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos. For directions, check the website at
tive candidate in appearance and speech, she is active in a number of community and non-profit organizations. She is a graduate of Arizona State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Married, with three children, she is CFO and Business Manager for Doctors of Physical Therapy. She was elected to Encinitas City Council in 2010. Elected Mayor in 2014. Our feeling is that she is a very attractive candidate with some excellent credentials, but she has only been Mayor for two years. We like her a lot but we just don’t think she’s the right candidate at this point in time for the Supervisor’s seat.
Incumbent Supervisor Dave Roberts: Dave Roberts served as city council member, Deputy Mayor and Mayor of Solana Beach before being elected as Supervisor for District 3.
By most accounts he has done a creditable job, is highly visible and approachable. Indeed, as one of his consituents, he personally saw to it that a complaint of mine was rectified, and quickly. He’s good at cutting red tape and getting the job done. True, Roberts has made some rookie mistakes in his first term as supervisor. He had a staff min-rebellion with a number of them leaving the office and even filing suits. As a result of this situation his colleagues on the board wound up settling several suits for $310,000. He claims he had simply hired the wrong people. I suspect his management technique also played a role and he appears to have made necessary improvements in both staff as well as how he manages them.
It appears he has bounced back from that embarrassing situation and continues to run his office without further difficulty.
http://www.lsmdem.org, call 760.743.2990, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Coffee with a Cop – On Friday, June 10, from 8-9am, Carlsbad Chamber members are invited to sit down with local police officers and help strengthen the business community relationship with the Carlsbad Police Department. This meeting is part of Coffee Connection, a free morning networking event. Chamber member, Leap Coffee, is providing specialty coffee for all. Open to the first 30 chamber members who register. The Carlsbad Chamber is located at 5934 Priestly Dr., Carlsbad.
Kids in the Garden Class at Botanical Gardens – The next Kids in the Garden class will be on Saturday, June 11th, from 10am-12noon. Learn about birds, feathers, and nests, and for a $10 fee build and paint a birdhouse to take home. There are only 12 available. Farmer Jones will share her special collection of feathers and nests. Class fee is $5/child for two hours of fun and learning. Adults stay with their children and pay the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens entry fee of $5/person. Pre-register for the class at 760.822.6824 or email@example.com. When you join and buy a family membership in AVBG, the monthly Kids in the Garden class and adult entry is free for a year. The Gardens are located at 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. Visit altavistagardens.org or more information. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Social Butterfly Cont. on Page 6
We feel that of the three candidates for 3rd District Supervisor, Dave Roberts is the most suitable and experienced candidate. The Paper Roberts.
The Paper also endorses:
President: Donald Trump (R)* Bernie Sanders (D)* Senate: Kamala Harris* Congress: Duncan Hunter Assembly: Marie Waldron Supervisor District 3 Dave Roberts San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer San Diego City Attorney Brian Pease
County Board of Education, District 4 Paulette Donnellon
*(Endorsements are reluctant ones because we feel the candidates this election are less than great.) Those candidates in bold type are those we feel are strong candidates that deserve your vote.
Proposition 50 - Vote Yes to support allowing each house of the state legislature to suspend a member without pay on a two-thirds vote. They can already do this on a simple majority vote, but the suspended member continues to receive his or her roughly $100,000-a-year salary. Not so if Prop 50 passes. The League of Women Voters is a strong supporter. Note to all who submit press releases to The Paper and/or The Social Butterfly: All photos accompanying press releases must be attached as either a pdf or jpg format.
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The Paper • Page 4 • June 2, 2016 Major Injury Traffic Collision in Carlsbad
On Wednesday, May 25, at 10:46 p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department responded to Alga Road near Corintia Street regarding a report of a single vehicle collision with the vehicle on fire. Upon arrival, Officers found a 1997 Toyota Camry with extensive frontend damage resting up against a large tree in the center median of Alga Road. The engine compartment of the vehicle had caught fire and was emitting heavy smoke. As the Officers approached the vehicle, they found a single male occupant unconscious and pinned in the driver’s seat. Three Carlsbad Police Officers worked quickly to free the man from the burning wreckage and extinguish the flames. Carlsbad and San Marcos Fire Departments responded to the scene to provide medical treatment. The driver and sole occupant of the 1997 Toyota Camry has been identified as a 27-year-old male. He was transported to Palomar Hospital with major injuries.
Traffic investigators responded to the scene to conduct a full investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision. New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket Participation, Save Lives
From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or
Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
According to research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, while 88.5 percent of passenger vehicle occupants buckled up in 2015, almost 50 percent of occupants of fatal crashes nationwide are not restrained. In some states, the rate is as high as 70 percent unrestrained in fatal crashes. In California, more than a half million people travel our roadways at grave risk without proper restraints. These facts gravely highlight the need for increased education, awareness and enforcement and awareness of seat belt use. California Highway Patrol, Sheriff ’s Deputies, and local city police will be on the lookout for those who don’t “buckle up.”
In 2014, nearly half of the 21,022 passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes nationally were unrestrained, according to NHTSA. During the nighttime hours of 6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m., that number increased to 57 percent of those killed. Law enforcement agencies will write citations day and night, with a zero-tolerance approach. Fleeing Felony Warrant Suspect Captured
On May 20, at 7:34 a.m., an officer from the City of Carlsbad Police to break even on the concert then the decison, though painful, is a simple and sound one. You cancel. And try to reschedule later in the year.
Man About Town
Sick at heart at having had to cancel the Concert Under the Stars at the beautiful Melrose Ranch this Friday night.
Great entertainment acts, great venue, great sound/light professionals, the events director, Julie Stroh, is nothing short of phenomenal. All the elements were in place for a beautiful concert. Except for ticket sales. They were anemic.
Had we gone forward we would have lost somewhere in the area of $5000 to $6000. The whole program was designed as a fund raiser for The Puppy Coalition Foundation and various non-profit organizations. But if you not only don’t raise funds for the non-profits but don’t even raise enough funds
We think this cancellation was simply a case of timing. We had the Valley Center and Western Days going on last weekend - two separate events with lots of hard-working folks selling tickets for that event you recently had a major fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Escondido for their annual Gala (a tremendous success) and folks were burned out from selling tickets and preparing for that event. Lots of families were beginning summer vacation after Memorial Day . . . and, of course, San Diego County has so many beautiful events competing for the consumer and corporate entertainment dollar that if you’re not in the right place at the right time with the right product . . . it aint gonna sell. That, we think, is what happened here.
Selfishly, we had hoped the ‘show would go on” as I know the two entertainment groups involved and they are spectacular. Our audience (and I) would have been singing along and tapping our toes. It would have been a wonderful evening.
Department recognized a subject with an active felony warrant exit one of the motel rooms at a local motel in the 700 block of Raintree Drive. Upon contact, the subject ran from the officer westbound from the motel into a residential area in the 6900 block of Avenida Encinas.
Carlsbad Police officers searched the area with the assistance of San Diego Sheriff Department’s ASTREA helicopter and a Carlsbad K-9 unit. The suspect was located in the 6900 block of Shoreline Drive hiding in an outside water heater closet in the backyard of a residence. The subject, 29 year-old Anthony Lee Holt from Oceanside, was arrested for a felony no bail warrant and resisting arrest. Holt was booked into the Vista Detention Facility. Carlsbad: Major Injury Traffic Collision
On Sunday, May 29th, at 7:14 p.m., Officers from the Carlsbad Police Department reported that they had been involved in a traffic collision at the intersection of Poinsettia Lane and El Fuerte Street.
When assisting Officers arrived, they found a Carlsbad Police patrol vehicle with extensive front-end damage in the intersection of Poinsettia Lane and El Fuerte Street. Officers also found a Ford F-150 pick-up east of the intersection on its side. The Ford pick-up was occupied by two adult males who were seriously injured.
Local News Cont. on Page 5
Another time, perhaps. ••••• We have owned The Paper for 16 plus years now, having purchased the old San Marcos News Reporter back in late 1999. Our very first advertiser was The Computer Factory, located in San Marcos, and headed up by Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth.
They have been loyal clients as well as good friends for all those years. Paul writes a weekly column for The Paper that is widely read. His columns are fun and interesting to read. I have suggested to him several times that he writes so well he should write a book. Problem is, in the computer world, by the time you finish writing the book, 80% of the information will have become obsolete . . . things move so fast in that industry. As an example of the fine writing of Paul Van Middlesworth I refer you to a commentary he wrote back in 2013. A very impressive piece of work and I suggest that upon reading it you will be touched emotionally. In fact, once you read Paul’s Commentary, you may want to stop in at The Computer
Letters to the Editor A Happy Reader
Thank you so much for such an interesting story. I live in Madrid Manor and Escondido is across the street. I found so many things in the story that I didn't know.
I moved here in 1988, and have enjoyed the area. My brother and his family have lived here since the 70's and I had 2 sisters that lived in the park since the 70's also.
There is so much that I'd like to explore, but at my age I can't get around so well. I do however enjoy Charlie's and some of the other restaurants. There was (or is) a winery in the 13th St area. I don't know if it's there or
‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 5
Factory and shake his hand. Very, very well done piece.
You’ll find Paul’s Commentary on page 8 in today’s paper. ••••• Officially, now that Memorial Day has come and gone, we are now in “summertime” mode.
Some of us will be preparing for vacation. We in the publishing business do not know the meaning of the word “vacation.” We manage to get away from time to time but the deadline for printing the paper is always there. Even when we are on a glamourous travel trip to New Orleans, or to British Columbia . . . you are never truly able to relax. You still have to write the stories, edit the columns, transfer the data via computers at Internet Cafe’s . . . and get the paper proofed, corrected, and then off to the printer . . . all on time. That which doesn’t get done while we are traveling still awaits us upon return. Evelyn, for example, has billings to attend to, subscriptions to look after, bills to pay, and, oh yes, puppies to look after.
If it is such a chore to publish a weekly newspaper then why don’t we pack it in and retire? Because we enjoy it too much!
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Letters to the Editor Cont. from Page 4
not. My brother lived very close by and I visited. They make you feel like a family visiting. (Editor’s Note: The reader is probably referring to Ferrera Winery . . . which is now closed.) Again, thank you for a very pleasant read this afternoon. I plan on sending a paper to my sister in law and my son they will enjoy also. Thanks,
Mareda Devens Escondido, CA.
When the Chargers had Training Camp, they had a Quaterback Club for Ladies. It was held at The Pine Tree Inn restaurant. I don't recall how many times it went on for. I went, Don Coryell and several players were there. We were told many informative things. One thing I remember, probably because of the humor was, the number on the uniform was not to recognize your favorite player, but to what position he played, and what was his job on the team! It was a lot of fun for me! /s/Janice Forrester Oceanside
A Friedrich Gomez Fan
To whom it may concern:, My name is Enchanted Shaffer. I have
read the paper a couple of times before Friedrich started writing. I did enjoy but since he has been writing I make sure I read it every week. His stories are such a joy to read. He is a fantastic writer and looking forward to upcoming stories. Thank you... Enchanted Star Shaffer Ramona, Ca.
A Lost Reader
I have been reading the "Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle" for many years now, as we have been spending our summers in CA for over 12 years. I have always enjoyed the column and have sent it to my Aunt (now 82 years old) routinely. NOT ANYMORE.
Did you get a new writer----or decide that being childish was funnier than being funny---or did you decide that criticism was more enjoyable than humor? WHAT? The change in your column since I returned this year tells me something. I'm just not sure if it is one of these things, or something else. Specifics: poke her in her ass--go to the damn library--kick our ass--make a damn call--get off your ass--crafty little bastard. All of these were in one column. Do you really need to use that much profanity? A swear word once in a column maybe...but over and over? Not humor.
More Specifics: The Abe Trump rambling piece--a volley of quotes that make the speakers look stupid. Again, a small story or a couple of "incorrect
statements" maybe...but over and over? Not humor.
I have never written a criticism to a newspaper before. Sorry it has to be to your paper, about a column that I really did enjoy in the past. Nevertheless, I just felt I had to let you know how one of your readers viewed the last two columns you published. Diana Valencik
Editor’s Note: Thank you for your comments. This is an adult news-magazine, probably not read much by the younger set. (But, even if they did, I have observed that the younger set probably know and use more profane words than you or I ever did.) We do not apologize for our humor. Humor is generally in the eye and ear of the beholder and seldom will we all agree on what is humor and what is not. We have been publishing this paper for over 16 years now. This is probably the eighth or ninth complaint we have had. That tells us we seem to have the public’s pulse on this issue and not only does the “Chuckles” column please the vast majority of our readers but also reflects today’s world. What was once profane is today a mild expletive. And we think that’s damned good.
But, since you no longer are a reader you will not have had the chance to read our explanation/statement (but most certainly not an apology) so . . . never mind.
Local News Cont. from Page 4
Citizens were rendering aid to the occupants of the pick-up. The Carlsbad Fire Department arrived and extracted the occupants of the pick-up. Paramedics transported the driver of the Ford pick-up via air ambulance to Scripps Hospital, La Jolla. The passenger of that vehicle was transported to Scripps Hospital, La Jolla by ground ambulance. Both subject are reported to have major injuries.
The Carlsbad Police Officers who were involved in the collision were transported to Scripps Hospital, Encinitas with minor injuries. Both were treated for their injuries and released.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene to conduct an investigation. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.
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DAR Meeting Scheduled for June 11th The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, June 11, at the El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. After a 9:30am breakfast buffet, Marilyn Bieck will present a program on writing your memoirs. New officers will be installed for the 2016-2018 term with Alida Woodward taking over as regent of the chapter. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who contributed in some way in America’s fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org.
COGG Luncheon on June 14th – Drought problems continue throughout the state. Dennis Cushman will address this problem at the Conservative Order for Good Government (COGG) luncheon meeting on Tuesday, June 14th. Dennis is Assistant General Manager of the San Diego County Water Authority and will explain what lies ahead for San Diego and what steps SDCWA is taking to minimize water restrictions. The Authority provides up to 90 percent of the water used in San Diego County. The COGG meeting will be at the Bernardo Heights Country Club, 16066 Bernardo Heights Parkway, Rancho Bernardo. Doors open at 11:30am, lunch at 12noon and concludes at 1:30pm. Cost is $25 for non-members; members pay $110 for six lunches, every six months. For more information, call Rose Marie Dishman at 858.486.0119, or email RoseMarie@COGGrb.com. African Violet Society Meeting – The San Diego North County African Violet Society meeting will be on Tuesday, June 14th, from 10:30am to 12noon, at Weidner’s Garden of Colors. At 11am Evelyn Weidner will talk about new and exciting plants. A potluck lunch will follow.
Few Seats Available for Petco Park Trip – On Monday, June 20, there are a few seats available for the trip to San Diego’s Petco Park with guide, Dick, for a 90-minute walking tour. Included will be the dugout, press room, executive suite, on the field and more. After the tour will be lunch at the Soup Plantation. Then board the ferry to Coronado where a bus will be waiting for a driving tour of Coronado. The last stop will be a motor coach tour of Balboa Park. All this for a price of $73 p/p. For information and reservations, call 760.745.5414.
"Interactive Jewelry Show" is Theme of Christian Women's Luncheon - The San Marcos-Vista Christian Women's Club luncheon will be on Monday, June 20 at 11:30am at the Broken Yolk Café, 101 S. Las Posas Rd., San Marcos. Cost of the luncheon is $18/person. The special speaker and singer, "a unique, authentic gem," is Sandie Simon from Murrieta who is an inspirational and motivational speaker, award-winning singer and songwriter. She will also share how she was lured by pretty packages that would turn out to be empty promises. Hear how she overcame all the disappointments in her life and found true happiness. The special feature "Precious Jeweler " is a timeless jewelry presentation by Quinn Friederson, who will show some beautiful, unusual, made in America, irresistible, and affordable jewelry. You will see jewelry that will complement any outfit and make you feel very special. Bring a friend; men are invited. The club has no membership or dues. Make reservations by June 16, for the luncheon. Walk-ins welcome. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women's Club. For more information, go to www.stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna at 760.432.0772 or Linda, 760.685.1588.
Volunteers Needed at Republican Headquarters – The Escondido Republican Headquarters opened recently at 142 W. Grand Avenue, just west of Swami’s Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Volunteers are needed to staff the headquarters through the November elections for all types of jobs: Registering voters, phone calling for GOTV (Get Out The Vote), and others. This is a joint effort for the Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF) group and The Escondido Republican Club (TERC). Contact Greg Cody at gregory.cody@rea-
gan.com; volunteer coordinator 760.807.3644 or 858.860.4011; Mirek@mkgorny.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, TERC is accepting donations to fund the campaign headquarters. If you are not able to volunteer time and talent (or even if you are), consider financial support as well. For additional information, contact Mona, TERC President, at www.RanchoComputers.com or 858.967.2112.
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Do You Have A Plan For Your Pet? – The San Diego Humane Society knows you love your pets like family. That’s why it’s important to establish provisions now for your pets in a will or living trust, just like you do for your children. San Diego Humane Society has a Pet Guardianship program where you can designate in your will or trust that your animals be entrusted to San Diego Humane Society where they will receive the highest quality of compassionate and comprehensive care at the shelter and they stay as long as they need to while awaiting adoption. For more information on how to protect your pet through the Pet Guardianship Program, contact Nicole Roman, Director of Gift and Estate Planning, at email@example.com or 619.243.3443.
School District Employee Recognition Event was held recently at the Carilyn Gilbert Education Center of the Escondido Unified School District. All Employees of the Year, 20- and 30-year honorees and new retirees were acknowledged. Employees of the year were (l-r) Leticia DiMartino, Classified Employee of the Year; Kirsten Josephson, Middle School Teacher of the Year; and Walter Brame, Elementary Teacher of the Year. Administrator of the Year went to Rick Ausby, Principal of Orange Glen Elementary School. (Photos courtesy of EUSD) "Interactive Jewelry Show" is Theme of Club Luncheon - The San Marcos–Vista
Escondido Union School District 201516 Employee Recognition Event, May 16, 2016, Employees of the Year (l to r): Leticia DiMartino (Classified Employee of the Year), Kirsten Josephson (Middle School Teacher of the Year), and Walter Brame (Elementary Teacher of the Year). Photo courtesy of EUSD.
Escondido Union School District 201516 Employee Recognition Event, May 16, 2016, Rick Ausby, Principal of Orange Glen Elementary School (Administrator of the Year). Photo courtesy of EUSD.
David Bowie Cave of Wonder – On Saturday, July 9th, from 5:30-8pm, there will
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More Water for Farms
My Assembly Bill 2438, joint authored with Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D – Sherman Oaks), will simplify the CEQA process governing installation of new recycled water pipelines in urban areas, within existing public streets, highways or rights-of-way for the distribution of reclaimed water. I am pleased to report the bill passed the Assembly. By streamlining new pipeline construction, AB 2438 will help us here in our district as water reclaimed at the Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility in Escondido will reach more local farms, golf courses, parks, and industries. Our farms will benefit when reclaimed water can reach them. Their new scientific innovations allow them to store and use the reclaimed water on their crops. Escondido Growers for Agricultural Preservation (EGAP), http://growescondido.com/, has been working with the City of Escondido to expand the use of recycled
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water for agriculture. According to Eddie Grangetto, Jr. of EGAP, AB 2438 , “…will expedite expansion of local water storage and conveyance facilities.”
Recycling water has a positive impact on the environment. It will help California meet its 2030 goal of creating 2.5 million additional acre-feet of recycled water. Millions of acre-feet of potentially recyclable water currently discharged into the ocean will be reduced, limiting beach closures and ocean contamination. Other environmental benefits include less reliance on the Colorado River, the State Water Project, on local lakes, along with reduced energy costs. Supporters include the City of Escondido, California Farm Bureau Federation, San Diego County Farm Bureau, Southwest California Legislative Council, California Chamber of Commerce, and local water districts including Rincon, Valley Center and others.
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be an Opening Reception of the David Bowie Cave of Wonder in Renee Richett’s Space at the Escondido Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. Exhibition dates will be from July 9-September 2. Hours: Tuesdays 11am-7pm (Farmers’ Market); Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11am4pm. The sound and look of David Bowie reverberates through generations of fans. This exhibition documents the reverberation and love for the artist and creator.
Join in for the Delfina Cuero Summer Tour – On Saturday, July 16, from 9am12noon, the San Diego Archaeological Center will again sponsor “In the Footsteps of Delfina Cuero” Summer Tour with Micah Hale & Brian Williams, which will visit the Kumeyaay habitation along various coastal locations. It will begin at the ethnohistoric village of La Punta on the southeastern edge of San Diego Bay. Then proceed north stopping at the Scripps Coastal Reserve in La Jolla; part of UC San Diego, the Reserve is a major Native American habitation that was occupied by the Kumeyaay. It overlooks the famed Chancellor’s House site that was a Native American cemetery radiocarbon dated to more than 10,000 years old. Time permitting, the tour may visit additional Kumeyaay habitations. The tour will start from the northwest corner of the Home Depot parking lot off of Saturn Boulevard and Palm Avenue near Imperial Beach (Southland Plaza, 525 Saturn Blvd., S.D. 92154). Tour prices are $20/members and $25/non-members. Space is limited; must register in advance; book your reservation now. Purchase tickets online at www.sandiegoarchaeology.org. To register or for more info, contact Cara Ratner at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 760.291.0370. Giant Dutchman’s Pipe Vine Now In Bloom – If you are near the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas you may want to stop in to see the Giant Dutchman’s Pipe Vine (Aristolochia gigantea) now in bloom.
It will continue to bloom until approximately mid-July and is found in the Herb Garden. The unique deep maroon Brazilian native flower smells like Lemon Pledge and is big as a human head. The flowers attract insects that are lured to the plant by sight and smell of this dark bloom. An insect coated in pollen from a recent visit to a neighboring flower will travel down the main tube of the Giant Dutchman’s flower; once inside the flower the insect will be trapped by the flower’s tube stiff hairs. These hairs point downward, forcing the insect deep inside the flower. There, the pollen-covered insect brushes against the flower’s stigma (reproductive organ), depositing pollen. The following day the flower will stop producing its scent and release its own pollen onto the captured insect. Only then does the flower relax its hairs and release the insect to continue the cycle. Interestingly, this plant is not carnivorous.
The Golden Circle Ritual recipient was Evelyn Madison, for 50 years in Sorority (left), and Barbara Gonzales received the Order of the Rose Ritual (right). A “Woman of the Year” award is given by each chapter, and the recipients were Sue Bettenga, Laureate Alpha Kappa; Marlene Joehnk, Gamma Rho Master; and Candace Doherty, Epsilon Nu Master (pictured l-r). The 20162017 HVVC officers installed were President, Joan Baird; Vice President, Sheila Barnett; Recording Secretary, Marilyn Kelso; Corresponding Secretary, Candace Doherty; and Treasurer, Peggy Williams (l-r).
(See these two photos, above right on page 8) The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority recently celebrated its 85th Founder’s Day, “Treasures of Friendship,” at Shadowridge Country Club in Vista. BSP is a social, cultural and philanthropic sorority, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo, with chapters throughout the world. Founder’s
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
Tailgunner Joe: The Boogie Man of the Fifties
During the late forties and early fifties the great “Red Scare” paralyzed much of the nation. The House UnAmerican Activities Committee and then what became known as the U.S. Senate “Army-McCarthy Hearings” sent shivers from Washington to Hollywood giving the notion there was a Communist around every corner. If you were a Federal official, elected or appointed, you had every reason to be afraid – very afraid because many were falsely accused of not being a loyal American.
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The biggest scare was perpetrated by one man: Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy. Born on Nov. 14, 1908, McCarthy was a U.S. Senator who represented the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, McCarthy became the most visible public face after World War II in which Cold War tensions with the Soviet Union fueled fears of widespread Communist subversion. He was noted for making claims there were large numbers of
Communists and Soviet spies and sympathizers inside the United States federal government and elsewhere. Ultimately, his tactics and inability to substantiate his claims led him to be censured by the United States Senate. The term "McCarthyism," coined in 1950 in reference to the senator’s reckless practices, was soon applied to similar anti-communist activities. Today, the term is used more generally in reference to demagogic, reckless, and unsubstantiated accusations, as well as public attacks on the character or patriotism of political opponents.
During World War II, the 33-year-old McCarthy, an attorney, volunteered for the U.S. Marine Corps. Among his Marine comrades, he gained the nicknames of: “Tailgunner Joe,” and “Low-Blow Joe” for his flamboyant behavior. After the war, McCarthy successfully ran for the United States Senate in 1946, defeating Robert M. La Follette Jr. After three largely undistinguished years in the Senate, McCarthy rose suddenly to national fame in February 1950 when he asserted in a speech that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who were employed in the Federal government. His accusations set Washington, D.C. on its ear.
After his 1950 speech, McCarthy continued to make additional accusations of Communist infiltration into the State Department, the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army. He also used various charges of Communism, Communist sympathies, disloyalty, or homosexuality to attack a number of politicians and other individuals inside and outside of the government. McCarthy made various attempts to intimidate, and expel from government positions, persons whom he accused, or threatened to publicly expose officials of homosexuality. Former U.S. Senator Alan K. Simpson has written, "The so-called 'Red Scare' has been the main focus of most historians of that period of time. A lesserknown element, and one that harmed far more people was the "Lavender Scare,” a
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witch-hunt McCarthy and others conducted against homosexuals." With the highlypublicized “Army-McCarthy” hearings of 1954, and following the suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester C. Hunt that same year, McCarthy's support and popularity faded. His bogus crusade became unraveled with fierce questioning of McCarthy by newscaster Edward R. Murrow via live television.
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Day is usually when special awards and rituals are given, in addition to installation of officers for the new year. If you are interested in belonging to a special organization and make many new friends, call Joan at 760.743.5181.
Above left, Evelyn Madison, right, Barbara Gonzalez.
On Dec. 2, 1954, the Senate voted to censure Senator McCarthy by a vote of 67-22, making him one of the few senators ever to be disciplined in this fashion.
McCarthy died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland on May 2, 1957, at the age of 48. The official cause of death was acute hepatitis, but it is widely accepted that this was caused, or exacerbated by, alcoholism. For the hundreds of Federal officials who lived through those uncertain times, it was one of the nation’s saddest periods because of McCarthy’s false rumors and unfounded accusations. Hundreds of lives and careers were ruined by “Tailgunner Joe.”
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Some Post Memorial Day Thoughts by Paul Van Middlesworth
Editor’s Note: I have a good friend and long time client, Paul Van Middlesworth. He and his wife, Nome, own The Computer Factory. Each week, Paul runs a column in The Paper. He's done this for most of the 16+ years we've owned The Paper.
On May 28, 2013. Paul wrote a column I thought was particularly noteworthy and, in my opinion, spot-on. I like it so much I saved a copy of it. It totally reflects my views as well. I thought it wise to share it with you. I have a hunch, most of us agree with Paul's point of view . . . we just aren't sufficiently eloquent to state it so well: Remembering
The feature article in last weeks “The Paper” made the point that WWII was an event on a scale never before or since experienced in human history. No work of mankind has ever approached in sheer magnitude
that of the War between 1938 and 1945. The sixty million dead, the vast destruction and waste of resources are incomprehensible.
America’s subsequent conflicts pale in comparison. President Harry Truman called the Korean War a “police action.” Viet Nam was called the 5% war because of its minimal impact on the American economy. In the seventy-two hour battle for the tiny Pacific island of Tarawa, six thousand Marines died. That is more combat deaths than America has experience in the total of all conflicts after Viet Nam including the Beirut barracks, Grenada, Panama, The Gulf War, Somalia, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
So what’s the Point? There are two. First, to a soldier and his/her family there is no such thing as a “small war.” Combat is a personal experience and the tragic death of a loved one is not enhanced or diminished by the size of the conflict or the number of casualties. All veterans who lose their lives in service to this country are heroes and deserve equal honor and recognition. That’s what
L-R, Sue Bettenga, Marlene Joehnk, and Candace Doherty,
DAR Presents Awards - Linda Ramos, Regent of the Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented Cadet Cpl Kimberly Lopez of Oceanside High School and Cadet LCpl Christa Farmer of El Camino High School with the DAR JROTC medal, certificate, and monetary award at the schools’ final awards ceremony. Recipients are selected by the school based upon demonstrated loyalty and patriotism, military and scholastic achievement during their participation in the JROTC program. Visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org.
Memorial Day is about.
The second point is that the WW II generation is rightly called “America’s Greatest Generation.” It is fitting and proper that between Memorial Day and D-Day we pause to pay special tribute to this entire generation, not just those who died in the combat but also those civilian men and women no longer living who served us so well in war and in peace and for those of that generation living today who serve to remind us of the sacrifices they made to protect our freedom.
The desperation and grinding poverty of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression seared into their generation a gritty toughness, a survival instinct and strength of character that made America invincible in war. The sons of the depression went overseas to fight for freedom and the rest of the nation united to support them at home. Women of all ages went to work in factories to replace the men who went to fight. We recycled tin cans and bacon grease, darkened our homes, rationed fuel, food and clothing and did without luxuries like sugar, nylons and coffee. The
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entire nation willingly united behind the war effort. There were no peace demonstrations, sit-ins or flag burnings.
The generation that united in war, then united in peace. The soldiers who lived the horrors of trench warfare, suicide attacks and death camps came home to build the greatest nation on Earth. Those of us lucky enough to have grown up in post-war America as sons and daughters of “The Greatest Generation” knew a “golden age” in America that may never be matched. All veterans deserve our respect and recognition but it was more than veterans that created that “Greatest Generation.” The hardships of the times and the horror of war created an entire generation with renewed appreciation for freedom and gratitude for the blessings of America. Our parents along with most of the “The Greatest Generation” are gone now and those that remain are eighty or older.
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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders. Adult Literacy Program
Council Member, Represents District 3
The Escondido Public Library campus is home to the Escondido Adult Literacy Program. Literacy services are available to any resident in need of improving language and reading skills. I recently attended a heartwarming recognition event to celebrate the accomplishments of dozens of lifelong learners and their tutors. Literacy is the cornerstone of a functional adult life. Imagine not being
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Dove Library Reopening on June 25th The modernization and renovation of the Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane will be celebrated with a community appreciation event on Saturday, June 25, from 10am to 2pm. The free celebration will include a reopening ceremony, tours, live music, children’s activities, and more. Improvements to the Dove Library will transform it into a modern space to meet the community’s changing needs in an increasingly digital age. Improvements focused on enhancing community gathering spaces and adding more comfortable seating areas for patrons. Outdoor improvements allow for programs and events, and included redesigning the courtyard and adding a new patio and café with expanded food and drink options. Individual and collaborative use was improved with enhanced technology and Wi-Fi connectivity and power access, additional study rooms and a new tech lab to serve as a versatile learning center. The tech
Kali is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 7 year old, 8 pound, Domestic Short Hair Calico.
Kali was dumped in a cat colony where she had no idea how to care for herself. She was rescued by the Feral Cat Coalition then transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program. Kali is very friendly and social. She’s ready to be adopted and resume the life she had before.
The $75 adoption fee for Kali includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. For more information call 760-7536413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org. Kennels and Cattery open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday.
lab will offer both instructional courses and lab hours for patrons to explore AV post production, 3d printing, circuitry and electronics, and analog to digital conversion. Also added were dedicated teen areas where young adults can study or collaborate, and a new Friends of the Library bookstore. For more info, call the Cole Library at 760.434.2870.
Summer Meals Programs Feed Kids At No Cost - With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy and fed while school is out. The Escondido Union School District provides meals during the summer at no cost to children ages 1 to 18. Meals will be served at the following locations: Rock Springs Elementary: Monday through Friday, June 27-July 22 (except July 4), breakfast from 8:15am-8:45am; and lunch from 11-11:30am. Del Dios Academy, Farr Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Oak Hill Elementary, Juniper Elementary, Felicita Elementary: Monday through Friday, July 5 through July 22, breakfast served from 8-8:30am; and lunch served
Amberlee, a 3-year-old Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix, is looking for a loving home. She was found as a stray in early May, and has taken a bit of time warming up to her new surroundings. Amberlee loves to play with other dogs in her play group and show her silly side. She loves to pounce, run and play! She also does well around small children, and would do best with children who are polite and respectful of her space. Once she feels comfortable with her humans, she adores snuggling, affection and kisses. Make Amberlee part of your family by visiting San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E. Valley Parkway. For more information, please call 760-888-2275 or visit sdhumane.org.
able to read signs, labels, important documents or a basic job application. Self-sufficiency depends on literacy. The Adult Literacy Program supports language acquisition - teaching everything from basic phonetic sounds and letters to non-native English Speakers to comprehension and writing. These skills also transform people into confident and articulate speakers.
Literacy tutoring is free. Volunteers spend one-on-one time with each learner. Groups of learners may participate in from 11:30am-12noon.
There are no income requirements or registration. Any child from ages 1-18 years may come to eat. For more information, contact Gail Gousha at 760-432-2141. Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like the Escondido Union School District to provide meals at no charge to all children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/summer. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsi-
book clubs and soft skills training as well. Eventually, some learners become tutors for new students. Learners of all adult ages and backgrounds are welcomed in the program. Volunteers are critical to the success of the literacy program. Please consider volunteering to help. You can find more information on the Escondido Public Library web page at http://library.escondido.org/adultliteracy.aspx
ble State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English. To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
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The Pastor Says . . .
Pastor Richard Huls, Retired The Living Dead
Memorial Day is a day that we Americans memorialize those who have died in combat on behalf of our country. It is their deaths that give us our freedoms and the American way of life. Each war, beginning with the Revolutionary conflict to our present day wars, have taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of persons. While most of us couldn’t give the names of many of the dead, we can’t help but be sober in spirit about those we have known; fathers, sons, brothers, uncles, cousins, friends, and, of course, great numbers of women as well. It has been my sober privilege to conduct Memorial Day serv-
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ices in rural America, big cities, and at many of our National Cemeteries. Usually, the attendance is respectful, often consisting of relatives and community members. We talk about the dead, long forgotten in name by most, but neverthelessdeeply appreciated for their sacrifice on our behalf.
However, one group, not recognized as intently, are those who still live but are dead in the sense of health, opportunities, comforts, joys, and social fulfillment. These are the warriors who are homeless, jobless, hopeless, or if in a social environment such as a home, hospital, or care facility, get up each morning without legs, ar ms, sexual pleasures, hope for total recovery,and who live with their life long disfigurements. They must rely on family, care givers, and a government that either can’t provide necessary service or is lax in doing so. Many of these persons don’t want to live and commit suicide. They say they are dead already. As a military chaplain, it has been my humble experience to officiate for such services. We honor ALL who have made the ultimate sacrifice of their lives.
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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
Groundbreaking Ceremony planned for Richmar Park S o m e t i m e s at the park’s site, 110 Richmar billed as “San Avenue. Guests are encouraged Parkos” for its to carpool, as limited curbside m a n y parking will be available along recreational areas, the City of Firebird Lane. Overflow parking San Marcos is preparing to begin will be available at the San construction on the community’s Marcos Senior Center, 111 35th public park—Richmar Richmar Avenue. Park. Through our parks and trails On Tuesday, June 7 at 10:00 am, system, we are building value in San Marcos city officials will our community and making San mark the official start of Marcos a vibrant recreation construction on Richmar Park destination. with a groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony is open For more details, visit www.santo the public and will take place marcos.net. Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
Post Memorial Day Thoughts Cont. from Page 8 Nome and I are indeed fortunate to have so many as customers and friends. So the next time you meet a survivor of that generation, remember, they are all part of “America’s Greatest Generation.” Having the opportunity to show them our gratitude and respect is an honor and privilege that may soon no longer be available to us. God Bless America.
Some Observation on Social Security
The government seems to think by changing the name of SSC contributions it gives them a means to refute this program in the future. It’s free money for the government to spend under this guise.
It is really sad to think that most people will just roll over and accept this as if there is nothing that can be done, but maybe there is if we make a little noise about our displeasure with what they have done to today’s retirees. Subject: New SS Checks
The Social Security check is now (or soon will be) referred to as a Federal
This isn't a benefit. It is our money paid out of our earned income! Not only did we all contribute to Social Security but our employers did too. It totaled 15% of our income before taxes.
If you averaged $30K per year over your working life, that's close to $180,000 invested in Social Security. If you calculate the future value of your monthly investment in social security ($375/month, including both you and your employers contributions) at a meager 1% interest rate compounded monthly, after 40 years of working you'd have more than $1.3+ million dollars saved!
This is your personal investment. Upon retirement, if you took out only 3% per year, you'd receive $39,318 per year, or $3,277 per month.
That's almost three times more than today's average Social Security benefit of $1,230 per month, according to the Social Security Administration. .
And your retirement fund would last more than 33 years (until you're 98 if you retire at age 65)! I can only imagine how much better most averageincome people could live in retirement if our government had just invested our money in low-risk interest-earning accounts.
Instead, the folks in Washington pulled off a bigger Ponzi scheme
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Bub Williamson Park’s Makeover
Improvements are coming to Bub Williamson Park, located at 530 Grapevine Road. This park has been underutilized over many years and the proposed improvements include an arena soccer field, a new restroom building, dog park and children's play area. The City has contracted with T.B. Penick & Sons for the park design.
This project is currently in the design phase and construction is expected to begin in late 2016. The existing softball fields and associated fencing will be replaced with an arena soccer field with a synthetic turf playing surface accommodating youth and
adult leagues. The field will be lighted for evening use and will include bleacher seating. Other major program elements include an off-leash dog park with separate areas for large and small dogs and a children’s playground area. New drought tolerant landscaping, irrigation, signage, and fencing will also be included. The park facilities will also be upgraded to meet current Americans with Disability Act standards. Site furnishings will be upgraded throughout the park including picnic tables, benches and trash/recycling receptacles, bicycle racks, and drinking fountains. Check the City’s website at CityofVista.com and go to “Construction Projects” for current updates.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
15th Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration pageants will take place at various The Filipino- times throughout the day. Special A m e r i c a n guest performers will include Fil-Am C u l t u r a l pop singer Amy Monson and the Feel Organization Some Groove band. Explore the (FACO) will be celebrating its15th Filipino arts and crafts exhibit, and annual Cultural Day, taking place check out books and materials on on Saturday, June 11th, at the Filipino culture inside the library. Oceanside Civic Center Library and Children will be invited into the Plaza, located at 330 North Coast Courtyard for free craft programs as Highway. This year’s theme is “15 well as special story times, and Years of Filipino Culture: A Look parents and grandparents are into the Past, Present & Beyond.” encouraged to participate in the Beginning at 12:00 pm and activities! This fun-filled event is free continuing until 7:30 pm, visitors for all ages and open to the public. will experience a look back at past presidents and historical Please visit www.filamcultural.com achievements of the organization, for more information about the along with past beauty pageant event, to learn more about FACO, or winners. Traditional Filipino to simply donate or volunteer. than Bernie Madoff ever did.
They took our money and used it elsewhere. They forgot (oh yes, they knew) that it was OUR money they were taking. They didn't have a referendum to ask us if we wanted to lend the money to them. And they didn't pay interest on the debt they assumed. And recently they've told us that the money won't support us for very much longer. (Isn't it funny that they NEVER say this about welfare payments?)
But is it our fault they misused our investments? And now, to add insult to injury, they're calling it a benefit, as if we never worked to earn every penny of it. Just because they borrowed the money, doesn't mean that our investments were a charity! Let's take a stand. We have earned
our right to Social Security and Medicare. ,Demand that our legislators bring some sense into our government.
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Windows7 continues to be the OS (operating system) of choice for medium and large business. Corporate IT personnel don’t wish to bring a new PC OS (Win10) into their network of Win7 PCs, especially since Win10 has no new technology that could justify taking the time and trouble to “upgrade” the Win7 PCs. Enterprise users can buy new Win7 PCs but home and small business users who purchase PCs from “Big Box” stores find that Win7 PCs are no longer on the shelf. New Win7 Pro and Home notebook and desktop PCs are available in but only from builders like The Computer Factory or from Internet sources. For nearly a year we’ve been harping on the perils of allowing Microsoft to slam a Win10 upgrade into your existing PC. We Chuckles Cont. from Page 6
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have restored scores of PCs wrecked by Win10’s “free upgrade” and we have explained that Win10 is not an “upgrade” in the traditional sense in that it offers no new technology for users. We have exposed the real reason for Win10 and the free “upgrade” as being a Microsoft gambit to increase revenue through the sale of applications, cloud services and the collection and sale of user personal data.
With the exception of the “snoop” factor, there are no real problems with Win10, it is basically nothing more (and somewhat less) than Win7. The problem with the “free” Win10 “upgrade” offered by Microsoft is that it encourages users to do a “dirty” upgrade. A “dirty” upgrade is one where the Win10 “upgrade” is installed over an existing Win7 or 8.1 with the intent of maintaining, in situ, all files, data and installed programs. This is a bad idea. It often simply doesn’t work at all, works badly or works for a while but fails when Microsoft tries to install subsequent updates. The “dirty” upgrade attempts to preserve old file structures and drivers while overwriting the OS and often creates irreparable conflicts, sometimes erasing file structures and causing permanent data loss.
the new Win10 version (Home or Pro), the second will offer the “dirty” upgrade option and the third item allows you to change your upgrade options. Select the “change” box and get three options. You will select the save “nothing” option.
After the “upgrade” finishes installing and updating you can use “Edge” (Microsoft’s replacement for Internet Explorer”) to access the WWW and select your default browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge etc). Next download your favorite free or paid Anti-virus. Then load (or download) your applications programs. Now you are ready to reload your user files. Attach the external storage device to your PC and scan it with your newly installed Anti-virus appli-
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Since Microsoft is committed to support Win7 until February of 2020 and since Win10 offers nothing new, most Win7 users will not benefit from the “free” upgrade. Win8/8.1 users are more likely to “upgrade” to Win10 because Win8 was disgusting. If you need help doing a “clean” “upgrade” to Win10 we charge $135. If you need a new Win7 or 10 notebook or desktop PC for home of business we have them. Often these days however, our users are finding that an upgrade to an existing PC or the purchase of a good quality refurbished notebook or desktop can be a better value option than a new PC.
If you decide to “upgrade” to Windows10 from Win7 or 8.1 there is a safe way to do it, our way. First back up all user files to an external device. On the “upgrade” screen there will be three items. The first displays Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?
DONALD TRUMP: We will build a big wall to keep illegal chickens from crossing the road. We will have a door for legal chickens. JOHN KERRY: We will trust the chicken to tell us whether it crossed the road or not.
CHRIS CHRISTIE: We need to waterboard that chicken to find out why it crossed the road. RAND PAUL: It's none of our business why the chicken crossed the road.
NANCY PELOSI: We will have to wait until the chicken crosses the road to see what it says. CARLY FIORINA: Hilary Clinton lied about why the chicken crossed the road.
BRIAN WILLIAMS: I crossed the road with the chicken.
BEN CARSON: This isn't brain surgery... It wanted grain. SARAH PALIN: The chicken crossed the road because, gosh-darn it, he's a maverick! BARACK OBAMA: Let me be perfectly clear, if the chickens like their eggs they can keep their eggs. No chicken will be required to cross the road to surrender her eggs. Period.
CITY OF SAN MARCOS NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS
TRAILS MASTER PLAN UPDATE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos (City) invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will receive such bids in the offices of the City Manager’s Office, at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 92069, up to the hour of 5:00 p.m., on Monday, June 13, 2016. Bids submitted after that hour and date will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. Bids may also be sent electronically to email@example.com. DESCRIPTION OF WORK The City seeks to update its Trails Master Plan to further develop a comprehensive, safe, and efficient network of trail routes within the city and connecting to neighboring cities. The update will be based on the existing Trails Master Plan, as well as other guiding documents. It will rely on public input and involvement, a review of existing facilities, and a strategy to continue and enhance the connectivity of the City’s trail networks. In addition to identifying existing and proposed trail routes, the plan will provide for additional trails and/or trail connections, an estimate of the costs of the projects, and a prioritization so they can be programmed for implementation.
GENERAL All clarifications of the RFP by the City will be made by written addendum and will be posted on www.CIPList.com no later than three (3) calendar days prior to the proposal due date. Failure of any Contractor to receive any addenda shall not relieve such Contractor from any obligations imposed by such addenda. All addenda so issued shall become part of the RFP and Contract Documents. Failure to cover in its proposal any such addenda issued may render his bid informal and result in its rejection. Prospective proposers are encouraged to review the official version of all documents. For a complete set of proposal documents, all interested parties are directed to the City’s website at http://www.san-marcos.net or www.ciplist.com. The City is not responsible for costs associated with the preparation of the proposals; there is no express or implied obligation for the City to reimburse Consultant for any expenses incurred in preparing or submitting a proposal. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all
proposals. s/s Michael Gordon, Management Analyst Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos DATE: 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Kokolati, Kokolati Leather, located at 2629 N. Twin
Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by:
This business is registered by:
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This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company.
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SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED
Ordinance No. 2016-1425 - an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, approving a Specific Plan for a 50-Unit Senior Apartment complex on a 3.38 acre lot in the Richmar Neighborhood. SP15-003/ND 15010, P15-0019, SJ Asset Management. Ordinance No. 2016-1425 was introduced on May 10, 2016, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on May 24, 2016, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO, DESMOND; NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Assist City staff with project management, project delivery and technical support on various projects. Areas of responsibility include capital improvement projects, traffic/transportation engineering and maintenance/management of City streets, drainage, parks, public landscape, fleet and buildings/grounds. The Consultant shall provide an agreed-upon project manager, civil engineer, engineering technician or other professional qualified employee to act as an extension of staff for specific short-term public works maintenance, capital improvement projects and/or technical evaluations. The City is seeking to affordably and efficiently assist staff or expert in responsible charge with various tasks to deliver budgeted projects, engineering evaluations and/or reports. LOCATION OF WORK: Work will be conducted at City of San Marcos City Hall or Public Works Facility. CONTRACT TERM: City intends to enter into an agreement with the selected firm for a two (2) year term, subject to satisfactory performance as determined by the City. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: All proposals must be received by the City no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Late proposals will not be accepted. Electronic and facsimile submittals are not acceptable. Proposals should be addressed to City of San Marcos, Public Works Department, Attn: Mike Edwards, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, CA 92069. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: A complete RFP package is available electronically at no cost, at http://www.san-marcos.net and http://www.ciplist.com. It shall be the responsibility of the Proposer to download and carefully review all documents provided in the RFP, including the addenda and any exhibits attached hereto. Proposers must provide a response to all components specified in this RFP. Incomplete proposals, proposals containing errors or inconsistencies, failure to comply with the submission requirements contained in this RFP, or other process or content errors or deficiencies may constitute cause for rejection. Proposers are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. City is not responsible for costs associated with the preparation of the proposals; there is no express
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or implied obligation for City to reimburse Consultant for any expenses incurred in preparing or submitting a proposal. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals. CONSULTANT CONFERENCE: A Consultant Conference will NOT be held for this project
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et seq is NOT required for this project. s/s Michael Edwards, Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp May 26, 2016 and June 2, 2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013034 The name of the business: Window World of Orange County, located at 1534 N. State College Blvd., Anaheim, CA. 92806. This business is registered by: EKB Custom Builders, Inc. 1534 N. State College Blvd. Anaheim, Ca. 928065 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 2/6/16. /s/Clarence E. Bryan, Jr., President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011831 The name of the business: Dedicated Masterpieces, located at 830 W. Lincoln Ave., Unit 178, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Valentino Dominguez 830 W. Lincoln Avenue, Unit 178 Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Valentino Dominguez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/27/2016 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011703 The name of the business: I-Fix Marine Services, located at 120 Calle Amistad Apt 2206, San Clemente, Ca. 92673. This business is registered by: Michael Holloway 120 Calle Amistad Apt 2206 San Clemente, CA. 92673 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 04/18/2016. /s/Michael Holloway This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 04/27/2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012045 The name of the business: Kinaly Thai Food Restaurant, located at 1220 E. Misison Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Threenage Bros LLC 1220 E. Mission Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 04/29/2016. /s/Sackdayut Chanthavong, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 04/29/2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013040 The name of the business: Trinity Woodworks, located at 2620 Temple Heights Drive, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Trinity Woodworks, Inc., 2620 Temple Heights Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation, First day of business 6/01/03. /s/Deanna Hollenbeck, Vice President/Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on May 10, 2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00014270-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Josefina Rosa Gonzalez filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Josefina Rosa Gonzalez to Proposed name Josephine Rosa Gonzalez.
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: June 21, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated May 2, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011781 The name of the business: Empowered Life Ministry Inc., Empowered Life, located at 1141 Cleo Ct., Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Empowered Life Ministry Inc. 1141 Cleo Ct. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 03/16/2016. /s/Maria Sparks, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on April 27, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013494 The name of the business: Twims Clothing, located at 455 Hillway Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is registered by: Eduardo De Casas 455 Hillway Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 01/01/15. /s/Eduardo De Casas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/16/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012423 The name of the business: San Marcos Inspection Service, located at 908 Cycad Drive, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Michael Santino 908 Cycad Drive San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/03/2016. /s/Michael Santino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on May 03, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012548 The name of the business: Ellie’s Collections, Etc., located at 3676 Forest Rd., Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by: Eleanor Pirkuk 3676 Forest Rd. Oceanside, CA. 92058 William Webb 750 Whitsett Ave., #335 Hollywood, Ca. 91606 This business is conducted by co-partners. First day of business 1/23/07. /s/Eleanor Pirkuk This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/04/, 2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013162 The name of the business: Network Smart, located at 3365 Heather Ridge Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Andria Schultz 3365 Heather Ridge Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Andria Schultz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/11/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013394 The name of the business: Southern California Business Advisors, located at 17031 New Rochelle Way, San Digo, Ca. 92127. This business is registered by: David Menezes 17031 New Rchelle Way San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/01/16 /s/David Menezes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/13/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-0108969 The name of the business: Tri-City Florist, located at 1817 W. Vista Way, #A, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Hanna Sohn and OK Joo Kim 1226 Cork Cielo San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business 4/19/16 /s/Hanna Sohn This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 4/19/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013896 The name of the business: B.A.M. Auto Excellence, located at 8200 Commonwealth Ave., Buena Park, CA. 90621 This business is registered by: Basil Yousef 3200 Commonweatlh Ave. Buena Park, Ca. 90621 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/19/16 /s/Basil Yousef This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/19/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013672 The name of the business: J. J. Morales Painting, located at 3875 Sherbourne Dr., Apt 5, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Jose Juan Morales 3875 Sherbourne Dr. Apt 5 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 5/17/16 /s/Jose Juan Morales This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/17/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012799 The name of the business: Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, located at 7753 Draper Avenue, La Jolla, Ca. 92037. This business is registered by: La Jolla Bed and Breakfast, Inc. 2902 Carrillo Way Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 9/7/2001. /s/John K. Micuda, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/6/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013278 The name of the business: Six Scientific Service, located at 900 Viking Ln., SanMarcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Christopher and Gina Clark 900 Viking Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 05/11/2016. /s/Christopher Clark This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/12/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012605 The name of the business: Pearl of the Orient Productions, Pearls of the Orient, Prime Time Productions, Please and Thanks, The Chamelion, B. U., located at 333 Emerald Dr. #72, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Pearl of the Orient Productions 333 Emerald Dr. #72 Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 5/5/2016 /s/Panchita Pearl Garrett, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/05/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013813 The name of the business: The Black Sheep, located at 11675 Sorrento Valley Rd., Suite H, San Diego Ca. 92121. This business is registered by: Karen M. Henderson 20790 Fortuna del Norte Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Karen M. Henderson, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/18/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013566 The name of the business: SCRAPCO, located at 1425 N. Magnolia Ave., El Cajone, Ca. 92020. This business is registered by: Dave Moreno 1425 N. Magnolia Ave. El Cajon, Ca. 92020 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Dave Moreno This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 5/16/2016. 5/26, 6/2, 6/9 & 6/16/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012664 The name of the business: Kinsley Medical, located at 409 S. Las Posas Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Carlsbad Imaging, PC 1648 Corte Orchidia Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 3/1/15. /s/Michael Gabe, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., 5/05/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013188 The name of the business: Turn Key Gardens, Turn Key Garden, located at 1244 Rhea Pl., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Tyrone Williams 1244 Rhea Pl. Vista, CA. 92084 Drew Alvin Williams 950 La Rueda Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Partnership. First day of business n/a. /s/Tyrone S. Williams, General Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 05/11/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013322 The name of the business: Hebert Escalona “Solar,” located at 3732 Via Las Villas, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Hebert Escalona 3732 Via Las Villas Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 2/15/16. /s/Hebert Escalona This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/12/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-012910 The name of the business: MODA Beauty Salon, located at 2178 W. Vista Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Clodean, Inc. 4923 Avila Ave. Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 This business is being conducted by a corporation. First date of business was April 5, 2016. /s/Clotilde Valencia, President. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/09/2016. 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016S
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-012698 The name of the business: DB Tile and Stone Design, located at 353 Winsome Place, Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is registered by: Duane Benavides 353 Winsome Place Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is being conducted by an individual. First date of business was 5/6/2016. /s/Duane Benavides This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/06/2016. 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/02/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2016-011287 The name of the business: C-it!, located at 696-1/2 Barsby Street, Vista, CA., 92084. This business is registered by: Corrinn R. Davis 696 1/2 Barsby Street Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is being conducted by an individual. First date of business was n/a. /s/Corrinn R. Davis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/22/2016. 5/19, 5/26, 6/02 & 6/09/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013018 The name of the business: Sovereign Sect West, located at 1905 Diamond St., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: BBS Manufacturing, Inc. 1906 Diamond St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 02/01/95. /s/Stefanie Shaffer, Asst. Controller This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2016 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 & 6/2/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-010536 The name of the business: Punch Press Supply, located at 2598 Fortune Way, Suite D, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Erich J. Licht 771 Via Bahia San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 01/01/2001. /s/Erich J. Licht This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/15/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011234 The name of the business: 18/8 Fine Men’s Salons, located at 10543 4S Commons Drive, San Diego, CA. 92127. This business is registered by: Legacis Investments, LLC 1 Cedar Ridge Irvine, CA. 92603 This business is conducted by a LImited Liability Company. First day of business 04/22/2016. /s/Geoffrey H. Sampson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/22/2016 5/19, 5/26, 6/2 & 6/9/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013873 The name of the business: Scotia Pardon & Waiver Services, Scotia Pardons, Trusted Pardons, TRP Travel Services, located at 1701 Carissa Way, Carlsbad, CA., 92011. This business is registered by: Ayesha Akhtar 1703 Carissa Way Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 06/01/2015. /s/Ayesha Akhtar This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/19/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-011831 The name of the business: Dedicated Masterpieces, located at 830 W. Lincoln Avenue, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Valentine Dominguez 830 W. Lincoln Avenue Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Valentine Dominguez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., 4/27/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
CITY OF SAN MARCOS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS WEED ABATEMENT SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, requests proposals from qualified service providers to provide as-needed weed abatement services. Service Providers must meet or exceed the specifications and requirements stated in the Scope of Services section of the Request for Proposals (RPF). DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work consists of weed abatement services including but not limited to brush clearing services on selected areas of the public right of way, public easements or City owned parcels by mowing and weed whipping. CONTRACT TERM: The contract term to furnish as-needed weed abatement services to the City shall take effect for a period of five (5) years. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: All proposals must be received by the City no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Late proposals will not be accepted. Electronic and facsimile submittals are not acceptable. Proposals should be addressed to City of San Marcos, Public Works Department, Attn: Jess Culpeper, Public Works Manager Streets, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, CA 92069. PRE-SUBMITTAL MEETING: A mandatory pre-submittal meeting has been scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in the City Public Works Department located at 201 Mata Way, San Marcos. The purpose of the pre-submittal meeting is to discuss the Scope of Services included in this RFP and answer questions proposers may have relating to this RFP and/or the Contract. All proposers must attend the pre-submittal meeting. Failure to attend shall be cause for rejecting proposals. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: A complete RFP package is available for download electronically from the City’s website at www.san-marcos.net. It is the responsibility of the proposer to download and carefully review the contents of all documents provided in this RFP, including the addenda and any exhibits attached hereto. Proposers must provide a response to all components specified in this RFP. Incomplete proposals, proposals containing errors or inconsistencies, failure to comply with the submission requirements contained in this RFP, or other process or content errors or deficiencies may constitute cause for rejection. Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance by the proposer of the conditions contained in this RFP and the attachments hereto, unless clearly and specifically noted in the proposal and confirmed in the Contract executed between the City and the selected service provider. The City reserves the right to retain all proposals submitted and to use any idea(s) in a proposal regardless of whether that proposal is selected. LABOR REQUIREMENTS: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et seq is required for this project. s/s Michael Edwards, Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp May 26, 2016 and June 2, 2016
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF ETHEL MARIE SHELTON Case No. 37-2016-00006068PR-PL-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of ETHEL MARIE SHELTON. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Michael Shelton, Tara Fonseca and Carrie Helton in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Marge Bradley Building. The Petition for Probate requests that Maren Miller, CLPF, NCG be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: July 7, 2016 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petioner: Thomas F. DiPaolo 9820 Willow Creek Rd. Suite 200 San Diego, CA. 92131 ;Phone: 858.708.0621 6/2, 6/9 and 6/16/2016
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00016687-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Idin Rafiee-Khameneh filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Idin RafieeKhameneh to Proposed name Dean Ideen Rafiee
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 1, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: 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 May 19, 2016 /s/Jeffrey B. Baton, Judge of the Superior Court 5/26, 6/02, 6/09 and 6/16/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00017338-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Desiree’ Judith Mendoza-Cadman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Desiree’ Judith Mendoza-Cadman to Proposed name Desiree’ Judith CadmanMendoza
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 12, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: North County Division, 325 W. 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 May 24, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 6/02, 6/09, 6/16 and 6/23 /2016
CITY OF SAN MARCOS AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF SAN MARCOS TRANSNET LOCAL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 14, 2016 a public hearing will be held with respect to the City of San Marcos approval of carrying over projects from the 2014 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) to the 2016 RTIP. San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), as the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Regional Transportation Planning Agency, is required by state and federal laws to develop and adopt a Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP). The RTIP is a multi-billion dollar, multi-year program of proposed projects for major transportation projects in the San Diego Region. Transportation projects funded with federal, state, and TransNet, the San Diego transportation sales tax program, must be included in an approved RTIP. The RTIP covers five fiscal years and incrementally implements San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan, the long-range transportation plan for the San Diego region. The current Regional Plan was approved by the SANDAG Board of Directors at its meeting on October 9, 2015. On September 23, 2016, the SANDAG Board of Directors will be asked to adopt the final 2016 RTIP. The City of San Marcos recommends programming the 2014 RTIP projects that are necessary to be carried over into the 2016 RTIP as they are either regionally significant, capacity increasing projects or are projects that are being recommended for TransNet revenues. All projects programmed with TransNet funds meet all the requirements of the TransNet Extension Ordinance and accommodate travel for pedestrians and bicyclists. A complete list of the amendment is available for public review at Development Services Front Desk at City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Interested persons wishing to express their views will also be given an opportunity to do so at the public hearing, commencing at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, and will be held at 1 Civic Center Drive in the Council Chambers, San Marcos, California. Written commencements prior to the time of the hearing can be submitted to City of San Marcos, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, Attention: Darren Chamow, Management Analyst. s/s Michael Edwards, Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp June 02, 2016 and June 09, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Wright Enterprises,
located at 665 Ingleside Place, Escondido, CA.,
This business is registered by:
Lorri A. and Duane K. Wright
665 Ingleside Place
Escondido, Cal 92026
This business is conducted by a Married Couple.
First day of business 5/5/16.
This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg
6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
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