June 15, 2017
Volume 47 - No. 24
By Friedrich Gomez
All dads are super heroes, they just don’t wear a cape. They are truly the unsung heroes of our galaxy.
Dads come in all sorts of shapes, colors and sizes, but don’t let that fool you. They all come pre-assembled to act, talk, and behave in the exact same way. For example, all dads have a tool box in their garage which they love to show off to other visiting dads. The topic of tools usually comes up when dads are sitting in the living room talking sports: “Hey, Bob, did I ever show you the new set of tools I just got?” That’s when the sparks begin to fly – literally. Sometimes dad will fire up the ol’ electric drill set or rev up the electric buzz saw. When mom sees the lights dim in the house, she knows that dad is showing off his arsenal of Black and Decker tools.
All alpha-dads love to show off their fix-it skills by strapping on a heavy utility belt full of various tools and walk about the house. If they see something that is broken, you can usually tell within the first 5 seconds if dad’s in over his head. He’ll usually stare at the broken appliance for a while and then rub his chin and say something under his breath like, “Hmm, the doohickey has come out of the thingamabob, so I think the thingamajig is hanging off the whatchamacallit.” If you’re standing next to dad when he’s saying all of this, well, it usually all translates to: “Son, go get the duct tape.” Dads can fix just about anything with duct tape.
You see, dads can’t help trying to fix things with their tools; they have tools encoded in their genetic make-up, it’s in their genes, pure and simple. In fact, science has proven that the DNA of all dads is shaped like a tool box.
Dads are also basically the same in the way they talk to one another. They have their own language and expressions that only other dads can (fully) understand. They say secret things in ‘Dad Speak,’ kinda like when religious folk speak in ‘tongues’ at revival meetings. When I was only 6 years old I heard my dad ask his friend: “So, Willy, how’s life treating you?” That’s when Willy spoke in Dad Speak: “Oh, I dunno. According to my wife I’m happily married.”
I remember watching dad shaking his head and he also began to talk in Dad Speak: “Yeah, I hear you. But if it weren’t for marriage, men would go through life thinking they had no faults at all.” Another time I heard one of dad’s friends, Mr. Henderson, complain in coded Dad Speak, “My sex life is like shooting billiards with a rope.”
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That’s when I heard Mr. Henderson say he was going to visit Viagra Falls that year.
All dads love beer and love to shout during TV sports events. As a small kid I used to run bases for my dad during these testosterone sports gatherings. But instead of bases I’d run beer from the fridge to anyone sitting empty-handed on the couch. It was a tough job for a 6-year-old because my legs were short and dad’s friends could sure keep me running.
It’s only a matter of time during these marathon beer runs when one of the dads will eventually ask you to pull his finger. It makes no difference if your dad is from China, Russia, Europe or America – they will ask you, in their respective language, to “pull my finger.” It’s a universal trait because all dads accumulate gas and beer accelerates this process. Mom said dad’s beer gut is actually a liquid grain storage facility. In any case, I think in Russian, “pull
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my finger” roughly translates to: “Trigger finger schtinken muffler siss boom,” but I’m not sure. After so many beers, they all begin to talk and sound funny and it’s not always easy to understand them. When I asked my dad’s good friend, Mr. Tatum, what his favorite beer is he said to me: “An open one.” That’s when I knew I had to run back to the fridge.
I think Father’s Day is one of the coolest days of the year because dad is plenty worth it. And he comes without a price tag. There’s no cash register in the world that can ‘ring up’ dad, simply because he’s priceless. How do you repay someone who has protected you, financially supported you, and taught you priceless pearls of wisdom, like: “When you get married Son, never go to bed angry with your wife. Stay up and fight.” A lot of what dad said made a lot of sense. He taught me how to fight fair:
“Don’t raise your voice – improve your argument.” Yep, that’s dad, all right.
But, then again, dads know how to fight dirty if they have to. So, the ‘don’t raise your voice – improve your argument’ philosophy sometimes flies out the window. For instance, when my grandpa was a young dad he did not take a shine to his next door neighbor, Mr. Peeves, but he never showed it openly. But when Mr. Peeves’ little boy turned 4-years-old, my grandpa gave him a trumpet for his birthday present. Odd thing was . . . Mr. Peeves was never known to be an early-riser. But that all changed at his little boy’s birthday party.
Dads come with various nicknames, such as “Pop” or “Daddy” or “ATM machine.” Mom especially sees daddy as an ATM machine. I’ve heard dads say that moms have stretch-marks but the stretch-marks are all on their credit
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cards because moms over-use them. Billy Rosenstiel swears that his dad refused to report his stolen credit card because the thief was spending less money than his mom.
Dads are very complex machines, only they have skin and muscles and hair instead of electrical wires and circuit boards inside of them. Like a machine, they can be complex and sometimes hard to figure out. For example, they can sometimes confuse the enemy by making them think twice. Or maybe even make them go away. For instance, if a dad has a daughter, then the battleground lines are quickly drawn for the enemy who plans on dating Daddy’s Little Girl. Here are the 10 rules that all dads have encoded in their DNA.
RULES FOR DATING MY DAUGHTER 1. Get a job. 2. Understand, I don’t like you. 3. I’m everywhere. 4. You hurt her, I hurt you. 5. Be home 30 minute early. 6. Get a lawyer. 7. If you lie to me, I’ll find out. 8. She’s my princess, not your conquest. 9. I don’t mind going back to jail. 10. Whatever you do to her, I will do to you. Sometimes dads have an even shorter list with just one rule: “Before you date my daughter, know this – I’m a dad with a shotgun, a shovel, and a backyard.”
Instead of the above rules, dads will
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Funny Golf Calls
These were real phone calls taken at real golf courses…
A. “Public Golf Course, May I help you?” Q. “What are your green fees? A. “$38” Q. “Does it include golf ?
A. “ABC Golf Course…can I help you?” Q. “I’m running late, can you still get me out early?” A. “Long Drive Golf Club…” Q. “How much to play golf Saturday?” A. “$50 per person includes cart.” Q. “$50 for the group?” A. ” No, $50 each.” Q. “Oh, so what are your green fees?” A. “ABC Golf Course…”
sometimes be more direct with their body language. My grandpa once threw a shotgun shell at his daughter’s date and said: “It moves a lot faster after 10 p.m.!”
Then again, rules completely change with Christian dads, who are always polite, subtle and, well, more Christian-like. All Christian dads talk differently than non-Christian dads. But, all Christian dads talk the same way to anyone wanting to date their daughter, such as: “Date my daughter? Of course. What time will you be picking us up?” Basically though, despite their various methods, attitudes, and actions, dads are all the same: they love us completely and will do all in their power to keep us safe and happy.
I quickly learned in school that Father’s Day has been around like, forever. According to my teacher, it started way back during the Middle Ages and then spread to almost every country on Earth. We Americans celebrate Father’s Day every third Sunday in June. But in other countries Father’s Day can fall during the months of May or even March.
I went to a regular public school but dad used to drive me and my older brother to Catechism classes on Saturday where we would learn religious things and also read from the Bible. I was extremely shy and never raised my hand in class. I judged the world around me by the things I learned from watching my dad. For instance, when my friend, Joey Masiewicz, joked that Moses wandered around the desert for 40 years because he was too stubborn to stop and ask for directions, I believed him. I thought the Moses joke was true
Q. “What’s the weather going to be like on Feb. 4th?
A. “Thanks for calling…may I help you?” Q. “Yes, I’d like to get a tee time tomorrow between 12:00 and noon.” A. “Between 12:00 and noon?” Q. “Yes” (I think I can squeeze you in.)
A. “Hello, Golf Course…” Q. “Yes, I need to get some information from you.”… “First, is this your correct phone number?” Q. “When can I call for a T time?” A. “We take T times 5 days in advance.” Q. “Is that for anybody?” Q. “I need some tees” A. “Would you like the long or the regular?” Q. “What’s the difference?” At the Food and Beverage counter… A. “Can I help you.” Q. “Yes, I’d like a large Coke no cup.
Q. “Are you very busy this afternoon?” A. “The course will be available after 3:30.” Q. “So if a two-some came out at 1:00 we could get on, right.”
Q. “What do you have around 10:40?” A. “I’ve got 10:48.” Q. “What’s your next time?” A. “10:56” Q. “We’d better take that one. It will be warmer then.”
because of the way my dad behaved. Whenever my dad would get lost in the car he always refused to stop at a gas station for directions which would make my mom extremely angry. The reason why all dads don’t like for someone else to give them directions when they get lost is (A) That person doesn’t know what he’s talking about and (B) all dads are, by nature, wanderers. According to scientists, dads wandered around jungles when they were cavemen looking for food and places to live. So, that gene still exists inside of them.
Rodney Dangerfield once said that his exasperated and nervous dad told him to stop running around in circles. When little Rodney said he couldn’t stop running in circles -- that’s when his dad nailed down Rodney’s other shoe.
That’s also the day I stopped talking to Jonathan Lieberman for at least a month of Sundays. When he said that it just made me plain angry and confused the hell outta me at the same time. I told dad what my friend Jonathan said and my dad just shook the paper he was reading and said, “Oh, that’s nice, Son.”
No question that dads are super smart, but, what confuses me is why they sometimes don’t have better listening skills.
I told my school friend Jonathan Lieberman that I have a lot of my dad’s genes. That’s when Jonathan said to me, “Really? I bet they don’t fit you.”
To tell you the truth, I’m not really sure dad was listening to me that day.
But, I do believe it’s just pure 100% science that dads just love to explore, and wander about, and that’s why they often get lost when driving in their cars.
Dads just love their cars. They use their cars for everything, even when playing. Rodney Dangerfield used to say that his dad would play tag with him – using the family car. And that would really scare Dangerfield, what with a car chasing behind him well, naturally, Rodney never wanted to get tagged.
Q. “What time do you have for a tee time tomorrow?” A. “What time would you like?” Q. “What times do you have?” A. “What time of the day?” Q. “Any time.” A. “In the morning?” Q. “Whenever.” A. “I’ve got 38 times available. Would you like me to read you all of them?” Q. “Naw…I don’t think those times are gonna work for me.” Q. “Can I get a tee time?” A. “Sure, what time would you like?” Q. “Tomorrow at 10:00.” “In the morning if possible.” Guy comes in the snack bar and asks… “What kind of meat comes in the Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Salad?” Q. “How much for range balls?” A. “$3 for about 40 shots.” Q. “Oh…so the balls are supplied?”
Q. “Do you have a twilight rate?” A. “Yes $22 at 1:00.” Q. “Oh, $22 at 1:00…what time does it start?” Lady walks in “My kids picked up these range balls from your range, do you want to buy them back?”
One night at Cheers, a TV Sitcom, Cliff Clavin said to his buddy, Norm Peterson: "Well, ya see, Norm, it's like this ... A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunt-
In true life, Rodney Dangerfield was very close to his dad who, in turn, was his greatest fan.
I’m fully aware that all dads are priceless and also the smartest people on any subject in the world. For example, dads teach us that human logic and reason separates us from the lower animals. And also – unlike cats and dogs – we’re not afraid of the vacuum cleaner.
For instance, I had heard about what happened at my friend Joey’s house. At dinnertime Joey asked his dad if bugs were good to eat. “Let’s not talk about such things at the dinner table, Son,” was his dad’s answer. After dinner was over, Joey’s dad asked, “Now, Son, what did you want to ask me?” That’s when pal Joey said, “Oh, nothing, Dad. There was just a bug in your soup, but now it’s gone.”
I’m not sure if that story is completely true or not, but, I do believe that dads don’t always have the best listening skills. That’s because they’re thinking of very advanced scientific things at the dinner table and smaller things are just not that important. Such as bugs.
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ed, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first.
This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells.
Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know, kills brain cells. But, naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first.
In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers". Brain Surgeon for Rent
By the time I was 14 I had studied Gray's Anatomy, Brain Surgery, and Advanced Anesthesia. I had performed 13 delicate brain surgeries by the time I was 15.
The fact that my patients were reluctant to undergo the surgery should not be held against me as I meant well. Had they been a bit more coopera-
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mistvista.org (photo albums link). Soroptimist Sherry Luz and Jennifer LuzOlson co-chaired the event, and Luz gave special thanks to Grace Presbyterian Church, Lenna Wright from Congressman Darrell Issa’s office, Vista Council members, participating sponsors, and all other groups who helped, and included special thanks to her fellow club members for a very successful fundraising event.
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Vista Soroptimists Raise Over $5,000 at Salad Luncheon Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland held its annual Salad Luncheon fundraiser recently at Grace Presbyterian Church in Vista. About 200 people attended at $15 per ticket. Over $5,000 was raised for the club’s service fund, to be distributed as grants and scholarships to qualifying women and charities. The luncheon featured salads made or donated by Soroptimist members, baked potatoes and toppings, hot and cold beverages and desserts. Local volunteers donning the Club’s signature “Best for Women” aprons to help serve the food included Lenna Wright from Congressman Darrell Issa’s office and Vista City Council members Amanda Rigby and Joe Green. Numerous gift baskets, donated by local businesses, were raffled off, and one lucky ticket holder won the coveted “Money Hat” decorated with over $200 in cash. Photos of the event are posted online at soropti-
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Nonetheless, all dads are advanced thinkers. In fact, dads are mostly responsible for all the things you see around you, like television, computers, jet airplanes, automobiles, DVDs, cell phones, and Facebook. When our neighbor, Mr. Lieberman, asked his little girl, “Well, honey, how’d you like your first day in 4th grade today?” she answered, “Daddy, you can read all about it in my Facebook.” Then she trotted off to her room.
Yep, dads have sure changed the world around us; we communicate through Facebook and cell phones, almost entirely today. Nobody writes letters anymore, and some people say all life on the planet would suddenly end if cell phones were to instantly go away. Dad always said that we communicate differently than, say, in the 1930s, 40s, 50s, and even 60s.
Some dads are grandpas so they are known as senior dads and are just a different sort of dad. A lot of grandpas hate all these gadgets we have today. They remember the times when we had no cell phones, video games, or computers – and lived to tell about it.
Because a lot of senior dads remember the Great Depression when they were small they all learned to be super smart in saving money. For example, if it’s too expensive to have a brake job done on their car they’ll just ask the mechanic to make the car horn louder.
Grandpa dads remember the old black telephones without dials and when a live, lady operator would ask “Number, please?” and grandpa would say the telephone number, like: “Belmont 9-
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Photo Caption: Volunteering to help serve salads at the Soroptimist fundraiser are (L-R): Vista City Council members Joe Green and Amanda Rigby, and Lenna Wright from Congressman Darrell Issa's office. Green is wearing the club's signature "Best For Women" Apron.
CWONC Supports Vista Community Clinic - Kathy Michaels, member of Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently met with Betsy Heightman of the Vista Community Clinic to deliver baby quilts and blankets. These “Blankets of Love” will comfort newborns and young children receiving medical and dental services at the clinic. Members who like to knit, crochet and quilt (“Twisted
4773, please.” Sometimes the phones came with a ‘party line’ on it, so grandpa dads could eavesdrop on their neighbors’ conversations if they were careful enough to pick up the phone quietly off the cradle. An occasional obscene phone call would come through and people would just learn to hang-up whenever they heard heavy breathing. Grandpa once hung up on Pastor Jones – but only because the honorable church pastor was asthmatic and grandpa mistook him for another obscene phone caller.
Also, tree-climbing was an art form back then in grandpa’s day along with tree houses, and fishing down at the creek and catching tadpoles in a jar. Even simple things, like saying prayer before eating with the entire family at the dinner table was important back then – not with family members split apart with some eating in their rooms, or in front of the TV set, or while playing video games in their rooms.
“What would you rather have, cell phones and Facebook, or a closer, more loving family and friends who actually communicate face-to-face?” grandpas often ask.
Back in the day, just the word “outside” was enough to overwhelm the senses of any boy who wished to run, jump, and follow wild adventures out in the clear fresh air – not locked for hours in a darkened room playing Dungeons and Dragon 12 hours a day as many kids do today.
My friend’s visiting grandpa dad from Iowa drove with us to the shopping mall recently when a car pulled up alongside of us at a stoplight. Grandpa dad looked over from his passenger seat and (actually) saw 5 people in the car next to us – all of whom were talk-
Delivering Literacy to Elementary Schools - As part of its ongoing literacy and education project, The Woman's Club of Vista donated 200 books to each of three schools recently. Member Alice Reule and her husband Jack delivered boxes full of books to Maryland, Hannalei, and Monte Vista Elementary Schools. Lisa Bowser, Librarian for Monte Vista, shared, "Thank you for those wonderful books. Our kids are going to be thrilled!" Collecting the books has been a year-long effort for President Nancy B. Jones, incoming President Judy Pantazo, and Parliamentarian Lori Sanna. Member donations are supplemented by new “First Books” purchased by the Club. The Woman’s Club of Vista meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista for a luncheon meeting. Cost for non-members is $18. All are welcome. Call 760-822-6824 for reservations. www.womansclubofvista.org
ing on their cell phones or texting, including the driver, while waiting for the light to turn green.
My friend’s grandpa turned to us and only said four tiny words: “I rest my case.”
Senior dads swear that today’s generation is a lost one. They still remember the smell of fresh cut grass in the summertime, and the lemonade stands, and pulling girls’ pigtails – especially the girls they had a crush on. More drastically, in class they would dip the pigtails of the girl sitting in front of them in the ink wells, which were on all the desks back then.
A lot of dads agree with grandpa dads that today’s generation is a lost one. I’ve heard my own dad say so, many a time. “They don’t even know how to use a hammer, let alone fix anything!” he would often say.
I just read in the newspaper that even in England researchers found that today’s generation is unable to fix simple things like the older generation did. The British professor who researched the article said we live in a ‘disposable’ world; a world of gadgets and appliances that the under 40s generation cannot fix because they just expect everything to ‘just work.’ The article said young people today “just chuck out their faulty appliances and buy new ones.” Dad often said our world has advanced, but humans have not kept pace.
Even dad said today’s technology has given us much . . . but it also has taken much away from us. It can be a cruel give-and-take world.
Photo; l-r: Nancy B Jones; Maryland Elementary Librarian Helen Lindner
U.S. Daughters of 1812 Presents Award Marty Sommercamp, President, San Diego Chapter United States Daughters of 1812, presented a USD1812 JROTC award to C/1Lt Tatiana Panaguiton. Tatiana was Information, Technology & Facilities officer for the Mira Mesa High School AFJROTC unit. The JROTC award is presented to a cadet for loyalty, dependability, good character, scholastic achievement, leadership ability, patriotism, and adherence to military discipline. Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge also selected Tatiana for the Leadership Conference to be held at Valley Forge this coming year. The San Diego Chapter USD1812 covers all of San Diego County and is honored to acknowledge outstanding young people. Visit usdaughters1812.org/chapters.html (See photo page 6)
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Hmm, that’s a bit scary. A lot of people choose not to talk about such things. It makes them feel a bit uncomfortable with the facts. It’s just best to leave sleeping dogs lie.
But dads are vigilant. Like Paul Revere, they keep watch over us. Dads have long warned us that we have lost our communication skills because of cell phones, computers and Facebook, plus we’ve been brought up to have zillions of television channels, plus the remote. Senior dads claim that the remote is what makes us impatient and causes us to ‘channel surf.’
Some things are hard to swallow, though. For example, dad swears that grandpa once had a strange device called ‘rabbit ears’ that he put on top of his old black-and-white television set and he’d just move ‘em around a bit for better reception. And if that story doesn’t take the cake, well, grandpa also said he only had three TV channels to choose from 6, 8, and 10. That’s it. I know it sounds all made up, but, they further claim that there was no TV ‘remote control’ back then to change the channels. Hmm, I think dad and grandpa are pouring it on a little thick now, don’t you think?
Can you imagine how funny that image is in our brain right now? That you have to actually get up out of a warm soft sofa each and every time you wanted to change the television channel. Anyway, dad swears on a Bible that it
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The Paper • Page 4 • June 15, 2017 Burglary Suspect Apprehended
On Saturday, June 10th at 4:50 p.m., a Police Officer for the City of Carlsbad Police Department was in the 4500 block of Cove Drive investigating an unrelated incident when she was flagged down by a citizen who stated he’d just interrupted a subject trying to break into a home. The citizen stated that a male subject was attempting to break into his home through a window and fled after a brief physical altercation with the citizen. The male fled the area and entered a nearby residence where he subsequently barricaded himself into the attic of that residence. Officers responded and established a perimeter around the home where the male entered and hid. Officers searched the home and with the assistance of San Diego Sheriff ’s ASTREA helicopter they located the male hiding in the attic of the residence. The male was identified as Kai Sells from Carlsbad, a 38 year old white male. He was arrested for a felony violation of attempted burglary, burglary and misdemeanor violation, vandalism and battery. He was subsequently booked into the Vista Detention Facility for the above mentioned charges. Stolen Vehicle Pursuit, Traffic Collision
On Sunday, June 11, at 11:46 p.m., a City of Carlsbad police officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Poinsettia Lane and Avenida Encinas on a Dodge SUV for a vehicle code violation. Once the officer activated his overhead lights, the suspect vehicle, occupied by three individuals, immediately fled the area. The officer pursued the vehicle Northbound on Avenida Encinas. During the pursuit, the driver of the SUV committed several other dangerous moving violations. The
Man About Town
I like visionaries.
They are what makes things happen. What makes things progress.
Most of the successful people I know are visionaries. Individuals who have an idea, a vision, and they work to make the vision a reality.
People like former Escondido Mayor, Alan Skuba, who bought a small, nondescript radio station and built it into a powerhouse North County station (KOWN) - who went on to buy and build several other businesses.
People like Arie DeJong, who came to America almost penniless . . . who helpted to start Hollandia Dairy, worked hard to make a lot of new customers, then bought more and more businesses, each of which became a resounding success. He saw potential in somethng others didn’t . . . and he made things happen. Big time.
driver of the SUV eventually jumped out of the vehicle while it was still in motion, and then fled the scene on foot. The SUV continued to move forward for a short distance before colliding with a chain-link fence in the 4900 block of Avenida Encinas. The remaining passengers of the vehicle, a male and female adult, were detained at the scene. Officers determined the male passenger, Ruben Jimenez (20), was on Post Release Community Supervision (“PRCS”) pursuant to AB109, and was subsequently arrested and booked at Vista Detention Facility for violating the conditions of his supervision. The female adult was released from the scene. Carlsbad Police Officers, assisted by the Oceanside Police K9 Unit and Sheriff ’s Air Support, searched the area for the driver with negative results.
Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians Pledge $300,000 for Palomar Medical Center Ermergency Department
The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians pledged $300,000 to help build out the Emergency Department at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, the hospital has announced.
Funding for the Palomar Health Foundation will pay for new patient treatment rooms that include state-ofthe-art medical beds, monitors, technology and lifesaving equipment, along with additional clinical support space, hospital officials said. The project will fill in a shell that was built for the new space during construction of the hospital roughly five years ago. “When considering how to make our donations meaningful to the North County, we wanted to make an investment that benefits as many people as possible,” said Bo Mazzetti, Rincon
Larry Benson bought a small, struggling shop that sold Indian art, memorabilita, artifacts, clothing . . . and built that small Indian Shop into a new and impressive Indian Store in Vista, now occupying 4000 square feet - all decorated in a broad variety of authentic Indian apparel, supplies, art work, books, gems, blankets . . . he has truly built a monument to our Native Americans . . . and puts on a compelling show each and every day you visit. (I can remember when the Calac family owned a very small Indian Store in the old Escondido Mall ... in the 1970’s). Visionaries are not easily deterred.
When the old Spires Restaurant burned down Joe Goncalves determined to rebuild. And rebuild he did - it took a few years what with permitting and wrestling with the insurance companies on proper settlements for the earlier fire . . . and today he’s the proud owner of J&M Restaurant, 1215 E. Valley Parkway. Business there is humming right along with a great staff, superb food, and more than reasonable prices.
chairman. “A contribution to meet increased emergency capacity at Palomar Medical Center Escondido was an obvious solution because at some time almost everyone is likely to need emergency care either for themselves or for family.”
Rincon members receive care at the hospital, he said.
According to Dr. Jaime Rivas, emergency services medical director at Palomar Health, the emergency department sees an average of about 300 patients per day, a number he expects to climb in the future. The emergency department has 52 beds, which will climb by 14 when the work is completed by the end of this year. “One of the many benefits from the increased capacity will be to allow the entire treatment team to better experience the joy of medicine,” Rivas said. “Happier doctors will translate to better care and overall satisfaction for patients.”
The expansion will also reduce wait times, he said. When the department opened five years ago, hospital officials expected to serve about 60,000 patients annually. The actual number has been over 100,000.
As North County's only trauma center, Palomar Medical Center treats victims of car accidents, heart attacks, strokes, snake bites, head injuries, and the like. The Rincon contribution will be made over three years, with installments of $100,000 contributed annually, reported Palomar Health.
California May Pass Law Banning Sales of Animals in Retail Stores There has been a long-standing war against commercial pet-breeding facilities, which are often derided as puppy or kitten mills.
veterans. As a result of these efforts he and his colleagues have been able to put veterans in new houses.
Vinnie works with Artie Rose and the Solar Alliance Foundation. In addition to “Mugs for the Military” where proceeds go to the fundraising effort, there is a big golf tournament coming up at the Rancho Bernardo Country Club on June 26th. Strike Brewery, in San Diego, is also a big supporter of this fundraising effort for veterans. If this is something you’d like to support or to know more about, contact Vinnie at Vinz Wine Bar, 201 E. Grand Avenue, Suite 1A - 760.743.8466.
Now Vinnie has taken on another challenge - which comes by being a visionary. He has, for some time, been in volved in a fundraising effort to benefit
In the past decade, more than 230 municipalities around the nation have passed bans of varying degrees on sales of dogs and cats raised at for-profit facilities. More than two-thirds of those regulations have come in the past two and half years. California has more than 33 cities with these ordinances, from South Lake Tahoe in 2009 to Oceanside in 2015, to Los Angeles in 2016, to San Francisco and Sacramento this year.
Most of these rules allow storefronts to sell animals acquired from shelters, rescue groups and nonprofits. In practice, many of the targeted pet-store merchants have gone out of business or been forced to move locations. Supporters said the bans are a local reaction to breeders, mostly located in the Midwest, who warehouse dogs and cats like livestock. They said too often, animals, especially breeding mothers, are locked in unsanitary and inhumane conditions without proper access to medicine, exercise and contact with people.
There are roughly 10,000 commercial breeders of dogs and cats in the country, according to a California legislative analysis. Fewer than 2,000 breeding facilities are licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
If the current bill in Sacramento becomes law, these operations would no longer be allowed to sell to pet stores in California. Instead, storefronts would need to get their dogs, cats and rabbits only from shelters, adoption centers or animal-control agencies.
would no doubt send a limo to pick up Evelyn, fly her in his private jet to Memphis and then have a limo whisk her to Graceland where he would sing to her for hours. Just like the old days.
There’s a rumor that Elvis wrote and sang “Love Me Tender” just for Evelyn. I couldn’t say. I just know she sure does like the way that boy sings/sang. And Evelyn ain’t sayin’ . . In any event, there she was, big as life, last week wearing the belt made for Elvis and which is on sale for a mere $82,000 . . . all this and more at the shiny new Indian Store, 1950 Hacienda Drive, Vista (760) 639.5309.
Men who run out of shaving cream. It happens. You have a week’s worth of stubble, a job interview in two hours, you’re out of shave cream and you’re casting about for alternatives. The most important piece of advice we can give here is this: Do not be tempted to try the soap. Soap is designed to remove dirt from your body and does not provide any lubrication or moisturizing properties. The result is that your skin will feel dry after shaving, possibly causing irritation.”
Now comes Vince Griffin . . . owner of Vinz . . . that eclectic restaurant, tavern, meeting place, home of music and entertainment . . . and the site of a gathering of eagles . . . the power brokers of Escondido.
Vinz has built a successful business by ensuring top chefs preparing top meals and steady promotion that there’s a mighty good restaurant in town, come on in and give us a try.
Now California could give their cause a huge boost if it becomes the first state in the nation to ban sales of such animals at pet stores.
Above, Evelyn Madison, wearing the belt made for Elvis Presley . . . silver plates with solid gold detail and very rare and expensive “sleeping turquoise.” Were Elvis here today he
So what’s the better option? Your best bet is actually hair conditioner. You want a product that has skin and hair softening properties, so you get a comfortable shave in place of your shaving product. Conditioner has the slip and conditioning ingredients for an emergency shave. Body lotion and possibly even shampoo or cream-style sun screen should work Try a mushed up avocado—g uacamole is great!
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was true when he and grandpa were growing up.
Whatever. I’m not that gullible. I may have been born at night, but not last night.
I’m not sure grandpa wasn’t just exaggerating or just plain making-things-up just to get a reaction out of us. But, he seemed to always keep a straight face when spinning such tales. I’ve got to give him credit for keeping a poker face. It is true that dads back then thought a lot different than dads today. Their sense of value was galaxies apart from dads today.
Lemme give you a real true-life example. Dad left me with grandpa Marshall one day to babysit me for the afternoon. Well, grandpa Marshall was a nervous sort and didn’t like a lot of hustle and bustle around him so I, obviously, made him plenty nervous. Finally, he got a hold of me and said, “Now listen here, boy, I want you to settle down and quit running and jumping all over the damned place!”
I knew grandpa Marshall was loaded with money so I struck a deal: “Grandpa, I’ll be a good boy for a dollar.” That’s when grandpa’s eyes widened like a cue ball and he opened his mouth and after a couple seconds of stunned silence he said: “Now you listen here . . . I shouldn’t have to pay you anything to be a good boy. Why, when I was your age I was good for nothing!” Well, I know that is an oft-repeated joke, but, I swear that same version of
life played out between my grandpa Marshall and me. I told my dad what happened later on and my dad just laughed his head off. I had to promise to never tell grandpa how hard dad laughed that day. I loved my grandpa Marshall, but being a nervous sort that he was he sometimes said things that greatly confused me. Once when I was about 6 years old grandpa caught me by the arm and said, “You need to settle down . . . now! Act your own age for crying out loud!”
At the time I thought I (was) acting my age, but I never said anything because at the time grandpa was talking to me through clenched teeth and I could barely understand him when he did that. To be honest, I don’t think he liked to babysit me much. I remember when grandpa Marshall would reach the end of his rope he’d say, “Stop! Just stop! You need to learn to be more mature! Why, when I was your age I was a lot younger than you, and a lot more responsible!”
I noticed grandpa learned to drink more whenever he had to babysit me. Speaking of drinking, when my favorite comedian Jeff Dunham (who is also a dad), asked his friend if he had a drinking problem his friend said, “Nope, I think I got it figured out.” Well, in the same way, dads have figured out moms and how to understand their commands. You see, moms don’t always ‘tell’ dads what they ought to do, moms instead ask indirect questions – which dads are SUPPOSED to understand the real hidden command. For instance, moms never tell dads to pick up after themselves, such as pick up your shoes, or don’t leave the bath towel on the floor – oh, no – that would
be too direct for dad. Instead, moms will quietly and gently ask dad a simple question which dad fully understands. Once, mom quietly picked up a pair of my dad’s Fruit of the Loom underwear from the floor and slowly turned to face dad and – while delicately holding his underwear between her two tiny fingers – mom slowly asked: “Are these yours?” Immediately, dad decoded this question as a direct command that he had to immediately attend to and sprung into action. In this way, dads are welltrained by moms. Moms speak in their own lingo so dads have to pay close attention to actually decode what moms are REALLY saying to them. Here’s a list of code words which moms use a lot, along with the real meaning behind them.
1. “Fine.” This is a code word that moms use to end an argument when they are right and dads need to shut up or else. All living dads know this. 2. “Five Minutes.” If mom is getting dressed, five minutes means 45 minutes to an hour. All dads know this because it’s the same thing when dads say: “I’m on my way.” 3. “Go Ahead.” This is actually a dare, not permission to do something. All dads know this code. It is dangerous to actually ‘go ahead’ and do it. 4. “A Loud Sigh.” This noise which moms make is really telling dad that he is an absolute, drooling idiot and needs to be put on medication or put on a straitjacket. Dads know this sound. 5. “Don’t Worry About It.” This is a very dangerous phrase for all dads. It is mom’s way of telling dad not to worry about it because right now she needs time to think long and hard in deciding how dad is going to pay for this later on.
Through thick and thin, through all ups-and-downs in life, dad will always be there for us. They may not all be perfect, but their love for us often is.
Father’s Day is only once a year, but, rarely do we thank dads for everydaythings we take for granted. When I was in high school I wrote this down: “Thanks Dad, for putting food on our table, and giving us a place we can call home. And Dad, thanks for working so hard to pay all the bills and giving me lunch money, besides. And even though you were tired, Dad, you worked overtime to be able to send me to summer camp with all the other kids. And Dad, you even secretly saved to buy me that bicycle for my 12th birthday which you hid from me in the garage to surprise me. It made me cry in front of all my friends. But I didn’t care, Dad, cause I loved you too much to hide it or keep myself from leaping into your arms and hugging you for the longest time. Other dads were there and you swore you got a gnat in your eye cause they teared up and you wiped them dry. Dad, you even loved me more than you told me – but, you sure showed me.”
Happy Father’s Day to all dads, everywhere. We love and cherish you 364 days out of the year. Like mom, you are God-sent.
Editor’s Note: This was the 74th cover story penned by our prolific author, Friedrich Gomez.
More and more of our readers have asked to meet Friedrich in person. Problem is, he’s a very shy person. Evelyn and I see him from time to time but even with us, who are dear friends, he doesn’t make that many personal appearances. We’ll work on it. Meanwhile, look for him at Cruisin’ Grand on Friday nights.
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Corresponding Secretary“Mike” Satkowski, and Treasurer- Tiffany Morgan.
GEAR UP, an education success story
Photo: Marty Sommercamp and Tatiana Panaguiton
Sorority Celebrated Founder’s Day - The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi (BSP) International recently celebrated its 86th Founder’s Day, “Shine Sisters Shine,” at Meadowbrook Village in Escondido. BSP is a social, cultural and philanthropic International Sorority headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, with chapters throughout the world. If you are interested in belonging to a special organization and make new friends, call Joan at 760.743.5181.
Receiving Ritutal of Jewels: Roseann Demarti, Golden Circle Ritual, Patti Cline (center) Silver Circle Ritual, Rita Sindelar (right)
l-r) Chapter “Woman of the Year” awards were given to: Pat Kohles and Joan Baird-Laureate Alpha Kappa; Leona Stringfield-Gamma Rho Master; Marilyn Kelso-Epsilon Nu Master; and Tiffany Morgan-Xi Chi Chi.
Last Chance to Attend the LSM Republican Women’s Luau Fundraiser – On Saturday, June 17, from 11am-2pm, the Lake San Marcos Republican Women’s club is holding their Luau fundraiser, fashion show and auction. Think about the flowers, island music, comfort of muumuus, Hawaiian shirts and flip flops (practical kind or pretty kind), fragrant leis, and a leisurely setting to enjoy the newest women’s fashions from White House/Black Market and Chico’s, with lunch served to strumming sounds of the LSM Ukulele Club. Funds raised will go to support the Fisher House (family accommodations while wounded warriors are receiving treatment), Wheel Chairs for Wounded Military, and Scholarships for young people. Put on your Hawaiian outfits and that Aloha Spirit, and show up at the St. Mark Golf Club, Fairway Room, 1750 San Pablo Drive, LSM. Cost is $40/person; call Elizabeth at 760.744.0953. MAHALO NUI NUI Fairy Festival at S.D. Botanic Garden Calling all Fairy Prince and Princesses! Children (and parents) are invited to celebrate summer at the annual Fairy Festival at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas on Saturday, June 17 from 10am–4pm, featuring fairy-themed activities. Children may wear their favorite fairy costume, visit official Fairy Princesses Violette, Juniper and Blue Bell in an enchanted garden for a photo op, make wishes at a magic wishing bush, shop and enjoy crafts, and many other things, too numerous to mention. Food and drinks available. The Fairy Festival is free with paid admission or membership. Fees for crafts, if desired. Adult attendees are asked not to dress in costume for the Festival. For more information, visit SDBGarden.org/fairyfest.
Make a Quilt with Vista’s Youth - Join us in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club in making a quilt to encourage youth to depict their individuality and build character. Share with the youth your character at the age you were in the 1960’s and have fun too! Held on Monday, June 19 at 11am at the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. For information, call 760.643.5280.
(Frances IAD) Frances Lowe received the highest honor in Beta Sigma Phi – “The Award of Distinction”
The 2017-2018 Council officers were installed; l-r, President- Joan Baird, Vice PresidentBev Condrey, Recording Secretary- Leona Stringfield,
Did You Know -- The S.D. County Fair is Here! – “Where the West is Fun’ is the theme for this year’s San Diego County Fair at Del Mar. There are thousands of things to do and see at the fair; on Thursday afternoons the Solid Gold Concert Series to feature four music legends, performers who have enjoyed long and stellar music careers. Pop singer Don McLean on June 15; The Pointer Sisters rock the stage on June 22; and Jay & The Americans wrap it up on June 29. All these concerts are free with Fair admission, with unreserved seating. In addition, there are new grandstand shows added to the Toyota Summer Concert Series, including LeAnn Rimes. To keep up with all the events, log on to San Diego County Fair [firstname.lastname@example.org]. “Saddle up, y’all, and come on down!” June 2-July 4 (closed the first 4 Mondays and the first 3 Tuesdays). Phone 858.755.1161. Visit the website at https://sdfair.com/tickets/unlimited-rides/ dates and details. On Saturday, June 17, kick off your boots and slip on your sneakers to join the Fair’s 5K, “Fair Fun Run”. Stampede through the Fairgrounds before gates open, seeing the
As the mother of a high school student, education has always been one of my top concerns. That’s why I’m so encouraged by "GEAR UP" -Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. That’s a long name for a beneficial program that has helped almost one million low-income students in 48 states, the District of Colombia, and several U.S. territories.
In this region, Palomar College’s GEAR UP program served 6,877 students in six high schools in 2016, including Escondido, Orange Glen, San Pasqual, San Marcos, Mission Hills and Del Lago Academy. The program is now expanding to middle schools in Valley Center, Fallbrook and Vista.
GEAR UP is a U.S. Department of Education grant program, in collaboration with business partners, which helps fund education. One program goal is to better connect commerce, future industries and students. The overall goal is to create “collegegoing, college readiness” cultures in schools and communities served, by working with teachers, counselors, local higher education institutions, their leaders, and parents. Fair like you’ve never seen it before. Buckaroos, save $5 by entering promo code FAIR5 at registration.
Center to hold Music Appreciation Class - A music appreciation program is offered to those lovers and newcomers of classical music interested in learning to listen to, appreciate, and enjoy classical music. Presentations include state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, giving the attendee an unforgettable “front row seat in the auditorium” experience, hosted by Hank Presutti. Held at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, June 21 from 1– 3pm. Free and no registration required. For information, call 760-758-1123 or email email@example.com.
Medieval Times Dinner & Show - There are still tickets left on the Culture Caravan for the Medieval Times Dinner and Show in Buena Park. Step back in time to King Arthur’s Court, knights on horseback, and jousting for the King’s prize. itness feats of strength and sword fights. Enjoy a feast fit for a King or Queen! The caravan departs the Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, on Wednesday, June 21st at 2pm, and returns at 9:30pm. Cost is $102. To reserve, call 760.643.2828. San Marcos Chamber Sundowner Business Mixer – On Thursday, June 22nd, from 5-7pm, the San Marcos Sundowner Business Mixer will be held at URGE Gastropub & Common House hosted by Block C. Connect with the business community; meet, mix, mingle and make conversation with members of the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce board of directors, ambassadors, members, staff, elected officials, community leaders, and you just never know who you might see there. Relax, eat, drink, chat, and take a chance at winning an opportunity prize. Contact the Chamber, 904 W. San Marcos Blvd., Ste. 10, or visit the Chamber website for more information.
Center to Hold Free Smartphone Class – On Friday, June 23rd, from 10-11:30am, the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista will hold a free
The GEAR UP program improves academic performance, increases graduation rates, and prepares participating students to transition from middle school to high school and ultimately to college, with a special focus on at-risk, low –income, firstgeneration students. The program also provides a network of support for adults – counselors, faculty, school leaders and families, all of whom have a tremendous impact on students. GEAR UP encourages students to master rigorous academic standards leading to success in high school and beyond.
55% of local GEAR UP students ultimately become first-generation college students, 84% passed their AP courses in 2015-16, and 87% took the PSAT in 2015. Thousands of local students have benefited from GEAR UP - a great program. Assemblymember Marie Waldron, REscondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista. Smartphone class for all skill levels, no prior experience necessary, and informal discussion. Bring your questions. Presented by Allen Farberov of GreatCall. To reserve, call 760-643-5288.
Reformer/Radio Host to Speak at Republican Women’s Meeting – At their meeting on June 27th, the Carlsbad Republican Women (CRWF) will welcome Reformer and Radio Host Carl DeMaio as their guest speaker. His presentation is “Advancing Reform in a Blue State: How California Republicans Can Be Relevant Again!” This is an opportunity to hear DeMaio’s unique view on statewide politics and the GOP. Currently host of The DeMaio Report on AM-600 KOGO, DeMaio provides investigative journalism and inside knowledge with an eye on solutions. Additionally, in his new position as Chairman of Reform California, he is focused on state-wide fiscal reform policies. DeMaio turned his success with his first business, the Performance Institute, into a life-long crusade to improve the performance, transparency, efficiency, and accountability of government at all levels. CRWF general meetings are held the fourth Tuesday each month at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, 92011. Doors open at 11am; program at 11:30am. Cost is $30/members and $35/non-members. For more information, contact Niki at 760.931.9420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by Wednesday, June 21st. Check on Facebook for Carlsbad Republican Women Federated.
Free Summer Reading Challenge Events “Design Your World” at Escondido Public Library, for Adults, Teens, and All Ages at the Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido, starts Monday, June 19, and runs through Monday, July 31st. The Challenge Kick-Off is Wednesday, June 21 from 12noon to 3pm, on the Library’s front patio. Teen events are for students entering grades
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The Paper • Page 7 • June 15, 2017 "Kay Passed Away at 7 this Morning . . ."
"Kay passed away at 7 this morning . . ."
That's the message I got from Scott, my eldest son, who called me, in tears, at about noon today.
The Kay he was referring to was Kay Calland, one of the most beautiful, most caring, most loving women I have ever known. I knew she was under hospice care but, even so, it came as a shock. I asked Scott how mom was doing. "She's a basket case," he wept. "I'll be right over," I said.
In 10 minutes I was at the home of my ex-wife, Mary. She and Scott and I held each other and had a good cry. We were all hurting . . . all feeling the same sense of loss at Kay's passing. Even after our divorce, Kay and Mary had remained good friends, talking on the phone daily. Kay would often call me as well . . . and she always sent a birthday card a day or two before my birthday. Mary would keep me posted on Kay's condition . . . for Mary and I had also remained very close friends, in spite of the divorce. The three of us all had a good cry . . . and a few laughs, and then we'd cry some more. We remembered the happy times with Kay . . . how she could cheer each of us up so easily. We recalled how she never spoke ill of anyone. Not one single soul did I ever hear Kay speak badly about.
I was privileged to have had Kay as my secretary when I managed KOWN Radio in Escondido, California from 1970-1977. Kay was that rare breed of person who always thought positive, always spoke positive, was always bright, bubbly, always smiling . . . and never complained. She should have had her own Public Relations Agency, she was that good at making people feel great.
On those rare occasions when I would come into the office with my Mr. Grumpy Face on . . . perhaps I had a squabble with my wife that morning . . . perhaps someone cut me off at an intersection . . or for whatever reason, if I was in a bad mood, Kay would fix that right quick. She'd have a cup of coffee on my desk, and chat with me. Within five minutes everything was all better and she had me smiling, if not laughing. After I left KOWN, Kay and stayed in touch. Ours was much more than an employer/employee relationship. She was my friend. My dear friend. We were pals. Close pals. Kay developed severe rheumatoid arthritis and it got progressively worse over the years. More and more pain, more and more her body became contorted. In all the years
she suffered from this painful malady I never heard her complain. Not once.
For the past year she was on a morphine drip. She didn't make a big deal about it. It was simply a medical procedure. When I'd ask her how she was feeling she'd say . . . "I'm doing just fine. I have some good days and some bad days, but today's a good day." She would say that, of course, even if she was having a bad day.
Because I knew how much pain she was in I didn't call her as often as I would like to have. I didn't want to be a burden to her . . . calling her on one of her bad days . . . and I knew she would never tell me if she was having a bad day. Her loving and caring husband, Gary, took care of Kay all those years. Sometimes, Mary would come over and spend a couple of days with Kay so Gary could get a break and get away from being the constant caregiver. There is an immense amount of pressure on a caregiver, often more than that of the patient. And Gary never once complained. Kay was his wife and he was going to take care of her and that was that. And he did. Magnificently.
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
The Turning Point of the Pacific War With Japan
If you’ve studied World War II, especially the Pacific War with the Japanese Empire, you’ll know that six months after Pearl Harbor was attacked, the United States Navy had the Japanese navy on the run by winning one of the giant naval battles in history: The Battle of Midway, which lasted June 4 through 7, 1942.
So, there are a lot of us that knew and loved Kay who are a bit down in the dumps now. Of course we are all relieved that Kay no longer has to suffer the tormenting pain she endured - but still, we know we had someone very precious in our lives, that each of us is richer for it . . . and we also know she's no longer with us. That's what hurts.
"Kay passed away at 7 this morning . . ." Editor’s Note: I wrote this piece seven years ago, on the day that Kay left us. We all still miss this very precious person. And we remember her with great affection.
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7-12 next fall; and events for adults (ages 18+), young children, all categories include a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural events, and encourages reading for fun and lifelong learning. Earn prizes as you log your reading. For more information on all the Summer Reading Challenge events, including challenges for children, teens, adults, and families, program dates and times, prizes, sponsors, scheduled performers, and rules for participation, visit library.escondido.org/summer or call 760.839.4839. Earn prizes donated by Friends of the Library and local businesses. These events are free, open to the public, and sponsored by Friends of the Library and local businesses. Take part in the program from home, on a mobile device, or by using computers at the Library. Visit library.escondido.org/summer or call 760.839.4839.
Independence Day Parade in Oceanside – wants you to be in the parade. Whether you are a civic, fraternal, business, club or non-profit organization, up to 10,000 spectators will cheer you as you march up Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue in front of 101 Cafe to Civic Center Drive. Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, the 23rd Annual
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Midway took place one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea, which was a crushing defeat for the U.S. The island of Midway is a small coral atoll approximately one mile long and a half-mile wide at the extreme northern end of the Hawaiian Island chain. Midway was a U.S.Navy outpost with a handful of sailors and Marines defending it. Adm. Chester Nimitz sent a task force from Pearl Harbor to intercept the Japanese fleet heading for Midway. The Navy decisively defeated the Japanese fleet under the command of Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, inflicting devastating damage that proved irreparable The battle has been called "the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare."
Luring the American aircraft carriers into a trap and occupying Midway was part of an overall strategy to extend Japan's defensive perimeter. Yamamoto's primary goal was the elimination of America's carrier forces, which he regarded as the principal threat to the overall Pacific campaign. This concern was acutely heightened by the Doolittle Raid on 18 April 1942, in which 16 U.S. Army Air Forces B25 Mitchell bombers launched from USS Hornet, bombed targets in Tokyo and several other Japanese cities. The raid was a shock to the Japanese and showed the existence of a gap in the defenses around the Japanese home islands as well as the accessibility of Japanese territory to American bombers. Yamamoto selected Midway approximately 1,300 milesfrom Honolulu. This meant Midway was outside the
effective range of almost all of the American aircraft stationed on the main Hawaiian islands. Midway was not especially important in the larger scheme of Japan's intentions, but the Japanese felt the Americans would consider Midway a vital outpost of Pearl Harbor and would therefore be compelled to defend it vigorously. In addition to serving as a seaplane base, Midway's airstrips also served as a forward staging point for bomber attacks on Wake Island, another Navy atoll outpost lost to the Japanese. Wake had been one of the Pacific “stepping stones” used by the Navy and Pan American Airways as a refueling stop for their Clipper seaplanes. Yamamoto's battle plan was predicated on optimistic intelligence suggesting that aircraft carriers USS Enterprise and USS Hornet were the only carriers available to the U.S. Pacific Fleet. During the Battle of the Coral Sea one month earlier, USS Lexington had been sunk and USS Yorktown damaged so severely the Japanese believed she, too, had been lost. However, following hasty repairs at Pearl Harbor, Yorktown would go on to play a critical role in the discovery and eventual destruction of the Japanese fleet carriers north of Midway. Finally, much of Yamamoto's planning was based on a gross misjudgment of American morale, which was believed to be debilitated from the Pearl Harbor attack and the string of Japanese victories across the Pacific.
What Yamamoto did not know was the U.S. had broken the main Japanese naval code, divulging details of his plan. Despite the fact Japanese carriers were expected to carry out air strikes against Midway and bear the brunt of American counterattacks, the only warships in his fleet larger than the screening force of 12 destroyers were two fast battleships, two heavy cruisers, and one light cruiser. By contrast, Yamamoto and Admiral Kondo had between them two light carriers, five battleships, four heavy cruisers, and two light cruisers, none of which would see action at Midway. The distance between Yamamoto and Kondo's trailing back-up forces and Nagumo's attack carriers had grave implications during the battle: the invaluable reconnaissance capability of the scout planes carried by the cruisers and carriers, (this was a time before radar). as well as the additional antiaircraft capability of the cruisers and the other two battleships in the trailing forces, was denied to the Japanese carriers.
There were seven aircraft carriers involved in the battle and all four of Japan's large aircraft carriers and a heavy cruiser were sunk. The U.S. lost only the carrier USS Yorktown and a destroyer. After Midway and the exhausting attrition of the Solomon Islands campaign, Japan's capacity to replace its losses in materiel (particularly aircraft carriers) and men (especially well-trained pilots) rapidly became insufficient to cope with mounting casualties, while the United States' massive industrial and training capabilities made losses far easier to replace. The Battle of Midway, along with the Guadalcanal Campaign, is widely considered a turning point in the Pacific War. Tom Morrow's books are available at Amazon.com in soft-cover or via Kindle E-mail.
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Oceanside Independence Parade “Star Spangled Salute” will be on Saturday, July 1st, at 10am. The parade will air live on KOCT-TV, the Oceanside channel, on the day of the parade and air in reruns during the month of July. More information on the website OceansideParade.com. Spectators are encouraged to bring folding chairs and line the sidewalks the entire length of the parade. Street parking is available on the residential side streets that run parallel to the route (Freeman and Tremont Streets). Can you help? Volunteers are needed as a street marshall, barricade monitor, announcer, or check-in assistant, etc. Download and complete the volunteer application, or direct any questions to the Volunteer Coordinator, MaryAnne Bruce, 760.754.4512 or email email@example.com. Contact info is MainStreet Oceanside, 760.754.4512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, 701 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, 92054. City of S.M. Hosting 4th of July Fireworks Celebration - The City of San Marcos is hosting its annual 4th of July Celebration, on Tuesday, July 4th at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Dr. in San Marcos. The evening’s free entertainment featuring Liquid Blue, a show band, will begin at 6pm. Children’s activities include face painting, party jumps and more. Food concessions will include hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, snow cones, and more. The fireworks show is entirely dependent on community donations. To contribute, send tax-deductible donations by June 26 to San Marcos Fireworks Fund, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos 92069. Donations of $25 or more will receive a commemorative item.
North Coast Symphony Orchestra Concert - The North Coast Symphony Orchestra directed by Daniel Swem will perform “Best in the West” on Saturday, July 15, 2:30pm at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr, Encinitas, at corner of Encinitas Blvd and Balour Drive. Besides selections from Copland’s “Rodeo” and sev-
eral other western-themed pieces, the concert features movie medleys from “Beauty and the Beast”, “Frozen”, and others. Admission: $10 general, $8 seniors/students/military, $25/family max. For more information, visit www.northcoastsymphony.com. The orchestra is funded in part by the City of Encinitas and the Mizel Family Foundation.
Pacific Belles Chorus Presents "Summer Sounds" - A Picnic Lunch and Barbershop show will be presented by the Pacific Belles Chorus, on Saturday, July 15, (with lunch served from 1-1:30pm), with a special appearance by Solo Voce (Solo Voce placed 6th in the 2017 Sweet Adelines Region 21 competition). The summer show will be held at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. Tickets are $10/adults; $5/children under 12. Tickets must be purchased in advance through any chorus member or by contacting Mary at 760.931.7980. There will be a 'will call' table open at 12:30pm on show day. Americana: The Flag in Popular Culture Opens - The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office presents Americana: The Flag in Popular Culture now through August 6th, at the William D. Cannon Art Gallery, located in the Carlsbad City Library complex at 1775 Dove Lane. Admission is free. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am5pm and Sunday 1-5pm. An Americana community celebration will be held on Saturday, July 29, starting at 11am at the Library complex, featuring Americana themed refreshments, fun and games for all ages, a meet & greet with artist Ted Diamond, live music with Ginger Cowgirl, hands-on art projects and a partnership with local music organization, Bach to Rock who will present Americana rock music. For more information, contact Karen McGuire at 760.602.2022 or email@example.com. EAA Announces Upcoming Art Show for
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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.
All Star Baseball
Council Member, Represents District 3
Social Butterfly Cont. from Page 8
July - The Escondido Art Association will present a themed art show for the month of July entitled “Stars & Stripes – Honoring Our Military.” The show will be held from Wednesday, July 5th through Friday, July 28th, with a special reception being held for 2nd Saturday Artwalk, July 8, from 5pm to 8pm, at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido. To mark the occasion, EAA will have the honor of hosting two military personnel from Camp Pendleton who will be representing the many men and women in the armed services that call San Diego their home. Community members and local service members are invited to stop by for refreshments so that we may have an opportunity to show our gratitude for the sacrifices they make every day so that we may have the freedom we enjoy in the USA. EAA is an all-volunteer non-profit art association whose mission is to further the advancement of local arts and artists by helping to provide art education, exhibition space, networking and business opportunities to its members and the community. New members are welcome to join and take advantage of the many benefits associated with membership. Information and membership applications are available at the Artists Gallery, on the website www.escondi-
Isabella is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s an almost 2 year old, 9 pound, Domestic Short Hair with a Red Tabby coat.
When Isabella was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program she was a single mom with 5 kittens. They all went into foster care. Now the kittens are old enough to be adopted and Isabella is ready to start her life over again.
The $100 adoption fee for Isabella includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.
It is generally accepted that participating in team sports helps kids develop life skills like responsibility, respect, commitment and collaboration. Parents that recognize this value forego free evenings and weekends to chauffer their kids from practice to games and tournaments. The kids, and parents, that stick with it eventually make it to elite teams where athletic skills are fine-tuned and competition is more intense. If you follow baseball, you know this means
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#2017-013968 The name of the business: Teaching Side by Side, located at 956 N. Ranch Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Kelley Spence 9576 W. Ranch Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Kelley Spence This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/25/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 & 6/22/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014270 The name of the business: The Whisper Listing, located at 250 S. Pacific St., #108, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: John Morallyo 250 S. Pacific St., #108 San Marcos, CA. 92078 John I. Orlando 1225 E. Vista Way Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by Co-Partners. First day of business was 4/28/17. /s/ John Morally This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29/2017
All-Star season has begun.
In youth baseball, there are geographic regions assembled into leagues. Escondido is large enough to support two leagues – Escondido National and Escondido American. Valley Center, Rancho Bernardo each have one league and so on. During regular season, there are several teams on each league and they play against each other within their league and against teams in neighboring leagues. Coaches and players in each league select the best among them and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)
The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 at 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Project No.: P17-0026 (Text Amendment TA 17-003) Applicant: City of San Marcos Request: The City Council of the City of San Marcos, California will consider an ordinance updating various provisions to Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) governing noise standards, density bonus, walls and fences, accessory dwelling units and amendment procedures to modify the Zoning Ordinance and the San Marcos General Plan. The San Marcos Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed ordinance to the City Council by a 7-0 vote. It has been determined that the proposed ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because this is not a project within the meaning of Section 15378(a)(1) of the CEQA Guidelines. If the ordinance is found to be subject to CEQA, it is exempt pursuant to General Rule Section 15061(b)(3) because it
These All-Star teams play against others in a short but exciting All-Star season. If you love baseball, now is a great time to watch an All-Star game nearest you and enjoy the purest form of the sport. These kids and coaches play to win. The talent is impressive and hard-earned. Free entry. Free parking. Great athletes. Schedule available on-line: http://www.escondidolittleleague.org/sch edule/
can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility of a significant effect on the environment. Ordinance No. 2017-XXXX will be introduced to the City Council at the public meeting held on June 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. No later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017; the documents relating to the public hearing, including the proposed Ordinance, will be available on the City’s website at www.san-marcos.net, and at the City Clerk’s Department located at City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 92069. On request, these documents will be made available in a format accessible to persons with disabilities. The Council Chambers is also accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special accommodation, please contact the City Clerk Department at (760) 744-1050, extension 3100 at least one (1) day prior to the public hearing date. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 6/15/17
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The Pastor Says . . .
Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316 Church, San Marcos
Carl, an 8-month-old American mix guinea pig, is looking for a new home! He was brought in by his previous owner after he wasn’t very social with their other pig, so we think he definitely prefers the bachelor life. But who can blame him? Carl is a no-fuss, no-muss kind of pig who prefers to do his own thing without too much responsibility. He’s not used to be handled too much, so a patient family who will help him to be more brave and social would be fantastic! Offer him some fresh veggies and he’ll be yours forever! Carl is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.
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The Friendship Test
Today the word friend doesn’t mean what it used to. Given the power of social media, we can have thousands of friends and with the click of a mouse, we can “friend” or “unfriend” virtually anyone we chose.
Biblically speaking, friendship takes on deeper meaning. Friendship includes unselfishness, sacrifice, and it seeks to love in a way that looks out for the good of others more than one’s self. It seeks to serve rather than to be served. Here are a few questions to test the quality of your friendships: 1. How much time are you willing to give a friend? Someone said love is spelt TIME. You can’t build strong friendships without investing
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lots of time. 2. How open are you willing to be? It’s only when you open up your life and heart that you allow others to know you. Being transparent and letting others see you as you are helps build lasting friendships. 3. Do you lift up the other person? Friendship means encouragement and it’s essential to build up others. Praying for the other person is a great way to deepen the friendship. 4. How much does it cost you? When a friend wants or needs something from you, are you willing to go out of your comfort zone for them? 5. Are you willing to forgive? Inevitably, there will be times when friendship requires you to forgive the other person. This is not always easy, but it’s worth it. 6. Are you there in the tough times? Scripture says “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.” John 15:13 Jesus is the greatest friend a person can have. He sticks closer than a brother.
[If you don’t have a church home, join Mission 316(where friendships are important) on Sundays at 10 AM at the Civic Center in San Marcos directly across from the Library].
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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
Safe grilling tips will help everyone have a safe summer
Warm weather means outdoor grilling, bringing families and friends together for fun, sun and good food. It is also important to be mindful of safe grilling practices to prevent fires and accidental injuries. Follow these simple grilling tips to help everyone have a safe summer. • Clean your grill after each use. This will remove grease that can start a fire.
• Only use your grill outside. Keep it away from siding and deck rails. • Open your gas grill before lighting • Keep a 3-foot safe zone around your grill. This will keep kids and pets safe. • Keep an eye on your grill, fire pit or patio torches. Never leave any of them unattended. • Place the coals from your grill in a metal can with a lid once they have cooled. Stay fire safe this summer!
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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
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Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Summer Time Fun in Vista
Summer is on the minds of City of Vista recreation staff. They’re planning many fun activities and events to entertain everyone all summer long. Check online at CityofVista.com for summer day camps and field trips, youth and adult activities, community events, and the Movies in the Park series. Enjoy your summer and we hope to see you at some of the events. Summer Movies in the Park: The City is hosting the Movies in the Park series again this year. Pack up
June 17: Star Wars Rogue One (PG13): Buena Vista Ball Fields. July 15: Moana (PG) & Summer Fun Fest (5:30 pm) Brengle Terrace Park Aug 12: Sing (PG): Brengle Terrace Park.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Write On Oceanside! Literary Fair
The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, in partnership with the Public Library, invites you to the “Write On, Oceanside! Literary Fair”. This free event celebrates local authors from June 22nd to June 24th. On Thursday, the 22nd, authors from different genres will be on hand to discuss, sell and sign their works at the Sunset Market Main Stage Lot from 5pm to 8pm. On Friday, the 23rd, at 7pm, readers will bring to life the words of featured writers like Andrew Roe, author of “Where You Live”, and winners of the “Summer Shorts” plays competition at Studio 219, next to the FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014726 The name of the business: Remodel Door & More, located at 4808 Elm Tree Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Mark Steven Albini 4808 Elm Tree Drive Oceanside, CA. 92056 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/02/17. /s/ Mark Steven Albini This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/02/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 and 7/06/2017
#2017-013790 The name of the business: L and P Mobile Auto Repair, located at 7645 Carroll Rd. #10, San Diego, Ca. 92121. This business is registered by: Lair Marin Salas 355 Idaho Ave. Apt 5 Escondido, Ca. 92025 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. Lair Marin Salas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29/2017
#2017-013449 The name of the business: Family Resources, located at 680 Saddleback Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: William R. Jacob 680 Saddleback Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/14/93. /s/ William R. Jacob This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/19/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 and 7/06/2017
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#2017-015069 The name of the business: Golden State Transportation,, located at 367 Autumn Dr. #321, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Sarah Isabel Paramo 367 Autumn Dr. #321 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 Ruben Daniel Paramo 125 Smilax Rd Vista, Ca. 92083The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Sarah Isabel Paramo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/08/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 and 7/06/2017
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Sunshine Brooks Theatre. On Saturday, the 24th, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, there will be two panel presentations, “Writing on Oceanside: a journalist roundtable” at 10:30am and “Publish or Perish: tips for unpublished authors” at 1pm. The festival closes with a special book talk by acclaimed Oceanside writer Brit Bennet, author of “The Mothers”, at 3pm. This New York Times bestselling novel was named best book of the year by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue and other publications. For more information about Library events, please call 760-435-5600. For Cultural Arts Foundation information, call 760-4333632. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00019884-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Humes Lois Peterson filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Humes Lois Peterson to Proposed name Hums Lois Jeanne. 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 18, 2017, 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 6/02/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 and 7/06/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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Derek informed me that lots of normal, intelligent people have iPhones. While only 7% of computer users have Apple computers, nearly 40% of American smart phone users have Apple iPhones and the vast majority of them have Windows PCs just like normal people. Derek went on to say that while it was probably a good idea to avoid contact with the Apple Macintosh types, we should welcome iPhone user with open arms because they are good people. Derek suggested that we could even expand our service to include battery and broken glass replacements for iPhones. The more we thought about it the more sense it made. We had wrongly assumed that iPhone users were the same as those unpleasant and difficult “Fanbois.” So starting this week we are welcoming iPhone users to bring their broken screens and dying batteries to us for repair. Just ask for Derek.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)
The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 at 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Project No.: P17-0026 (Text Amendment TA 17-003) Applicant: City of San Marcos Request: The City Council of the City of San Marcos, California will consider an ordinance updating various provisions to Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) governing noise standards, density bonus, walls and fences, accessory dwelling units and amendment procedures to modify the Zoning Ordinance and the San Marcos General Plan. The San Marcos Planning Commission recommended approval of the proposed ordinance to the City Council by a 7-0 vote. It has been determined that the proposed ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because this is not a project within the meaning of Section 15378(a)(1) of the CEQA Guidelines. If the ordinance is found to be subject to CEQA, it is exempt pursuant to General Rule Section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility of a significant effect on the environment. Ordinance No. 2017-XXXX will be introduced to the City Council at the public meeting held on June 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. No later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017; the documents relating to the public hearing, including the proposed Ordinance, will be available on the City’s website
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF RUSSELL MONTFORD RICK Case No. 37-2017-00018791-PR-LA-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Russell Montford Rick. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Delores Rick in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Madge Bradley Building. The Petition for Probate requests that Roxanne Kimberly Rick be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. 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: 8/01/2017 Time: 11:00 a. m. Dept: PC1 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 statues 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. Petitioner: Delores Rick 2642 Hope St. Oceanside, CA. 92056 (760) 496.9490 6/01, 6/08, 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-011320 The name of the business: CB Lilly Skin Care & Lashes, located at 574 E. Mission Rd. Suite F, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Canna Botanicals LLC 574 E. Mission Rd., Suite F San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Katrina Quigley, Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/25/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013413 The name of the business: Z Gear, located at 2631 Vistosa Pl., Carlsbad, CA. 92009.. This business is registered by: Z Gear Inc. 2631 Vistosa Place Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 6/05/12. /s/ Julie Garrido, VP This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/18/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013412 The name of the business: Cabinet Hero, located at 5121 Santa Fe Street, Unit H, San Diego, Ca. 92109. This business is registered by: Faridh and Julie Garrido 2631 Vistosa Place Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 5/18/17. /s/ Julie Garrido This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/18/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF WILLIAM HOWARD LEWIS LYNCH Case No. 37-2017-00017950-PR-LA-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of William Howard Lewis Lynch. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Valerie Lynch in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Madge Bradley Building. The Petition for Probate requests that Valerie Lynch be appointed as personal representatives to administer the estate of the decedent. 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: 6/29/2017 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC3 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 statues 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 petitioner: K. Brooke Jensen, Esq. California Estate and Elder Law, LLP 3636 Nobel Drive, Suite 450 Sanb Diego, CA. 92122 858-200-1925 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-011578 The name of the business: Sit, Stay, Play Pet Care, located at 1780 Elfin Forest Rd. W. San Marcos, ‘Ca. 92078 This business is registered by: Patience Taylor 1170 Elfin Forest Rd. W. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/27/17 /s/ Patience Taylor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/27/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
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1271 Avenida Amistad, San Marcos, CA. 92069.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-014192 The name of the business: California Vacuum and Air, located at 2014 Broadway St., #1, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: James Hayes 2014 Broadway St., #1 Oceanside, Ca. 92054 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ James Hayes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/26/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 & 6/22/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-012559 The name of the business: Motel 6, located at 416 Main Street, Ramona, Ca. 92065. This business is registered by: Ramona Hospitality LLC 416 Main Street Ramona, Ca. 92065 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jatin Patel, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/09/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 and 6/15/2017 . STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2017-013153 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: So. Cal Vehicle Products, located at 738 W. Washington Ave., Ste B, Escondido, Ca. 92025. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 2/02/2016 and assigned File no. 2016-002986, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Asami Minami 5009 Isle Royal Ct. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000). crime). /s/ Asami Minami This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16./2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 and 6/15/2017
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The Planning Commission of the City of San Marcos will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, May 15, 2017. Case No: P17-0026 (Text Amendment TA 17-003) Applicant: City of San Marcos Request: Amend zoning and land use regulations under Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code (Performance Standards (Noise) – Section 20.300.070(F); Density Bonus – Chapter 20.305; Walls and Fences – Chapter 20.335; Accessory Dwelling Units – Chapter 20.410; and Amendments (Notice and Hearings) – Section 20.530.040). Environmental Determination: Exempt from CEQA because this is not a project within the meaning of Section 15378(a)(1) of the CEQA Guidelines. If the Text Amendment is found to be subject to CEQA, it is exempt pursuant to General Rule Section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility of a significant effect on the environment. The Planning Commission will review proposed updates to Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) governing noise standards, density bonus, walls and fences, accessory dwelling units, and amendment procedures to modify the Zoning Ordinance and the San Marcos General Plan. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Karen Brindley, Planning Manager, by calling 760-744-1050 extension 3220, or via email at email@example.com. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Commission to the City Council provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for non-residents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on May 25, 2017). The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City Council will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-744-1050, extension 3233, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in this public hearing or any other City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos CA 92069, or call (760) 744-1050, extension 3100 at least one (1) day prior to the public hearing date. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 5/4/17. NOTICE INVITING BIDS CIP NO. 88087, MISSION ROAD ADA CURB RAMP RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will
receive such bids in the offices of Agency, at San Marcos Public Works Department, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, California 92069, up to the hour of 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened at Public Works. Bids received after the hour and date for the bid opening will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. The work to be done is described in these Bid and Contract Documents for the above stated Project. The general Scope of Work is as follows: DESCRIPTION OF WORK The work generally consists of removal of existing curb, gutter, curb ramp and sidewalk and construction of new ADA curb ramps and associated sidewalk reconstruction per San Diego Regional Standard Drawings.
LOCATION OF WORK The work to be constructed is located on Mission Road from Rancho Santa Fe to East Comet Circle including portions of N. Pacific Street and N. Las Posas Road.
TIME OF COMPLETION Time is of the essence in the performance of the Work under this Contract. All work shall be completed in every detail to the satisfaction of the Agency within ONE HUNDRED (100) WORKING DAYS after the date of commencement specified in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated Damages shall conform to the latest edition of the Standard Specifications “Greenbook” subsection 6-9 except the specified amount shall be changed to Two Thousand FiveHundred ($2,500.00) per calendar day that the work, including punch list, is not completed beyond the specified contract time. GENERAL Copies of the Bid and Contract Documents are available for inspection at no cost to the bidder at the front counter of the Development Services Department on the first floor of City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 92069-2918. NO BID SETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. In conformance with State of California Assembly Bill 2036 complete bid sets will be available electronically, at no cost, at http://www.san-marcos.net and http://www.ciplist.com. It shall be the responsibility of the prospective bidders to download and print the bid documents for review and bid. Bidders shall also check the website for addendums which will be posted no later than 48 hours prior to the bid opening. Each addendum will include a conformation sheet indicating receipt of the addendum. This sheet must be signed and included with the bid for each addendum issued. Bids which do not include the conformation sheet(s) for each addendum, if any, may be rejected. The City of San Marcos does not warrant, represent, or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of information provided from any third party source. The City shall not be responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for any loss or damages of whatever kind, nature, or scope, including, but not limited to, time, money or goodwill arising from errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in any documents and/or information retrieved from any third part source. Prospective bidders are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. For a complete set of bid documents or the applicable RFP, all interested parties are directed to the City’s website at http://www.san-marcos.net or www.ciplist.com.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017 at San Marcos Public Works Department, 201 Mata Way, San Marcos, California 92069. Bids shall be written clearly and legibly in ink in conformance with the Instruction to Bidders. All bids shall be submitted to the Engineering Division in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with "SEALED BID FOR MISSION ROAD ADA CURB RAMP RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT, CIP NO. 88087 DO
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NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL." If using Federal Express or other such service for bid submittal, the contents of the submittal must be noted on the outside of that envelope as stated above. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check payable to the City of San Marcos, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total aggregate bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds acceptable to the Agency.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT This project is funded by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). CDBG is a program funded by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development. This CDBG program allocates grants funding to larger cities and urban counties to address community development needs principally for low-and moderate-income persons. Additional CDBG requirements are included in the Contract Documents which also includes a list of forms that are to be completed and submitted with bid documents.
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. The Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such Contractor, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex. Attention is directed to the provisions of the Bid and Contract Documents which require retention from payments to the Contractor to secure performance under the Contract. Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, acceptable securities (securities listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank or savings and loan, certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts or standby letters of credit) equivalent to the retention amount shall be permitted in substitution of money withheld by the Agency to ensure performance under the Contract. Such securities shall be deposited with the Agency or with a California or Federally chartered bank or savings and loan as escrow agent who shall return such securities, along with any interest thereon, to the Contractor upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the Work by the Agency. The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date the bids are publicly opened. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids neither creates nor imposes any obligation upon the Agency to enter into a contract. Estimated construction cost: $248,640.00 s/s Matt Little, Deputy City Manager/Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp June 15 and June 22nd. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014083 The name of the business: Autotronics, located at 1334 N. Melrose Dr. #E,Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Eric Dowdy 904 San Juan Place Oceanside, Ca. 92054 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Eric Dowdy This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/26/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29/2017
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#2017-014801 The name of the business: Tex Pacific, located at 1426 Creencia Pl., Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Nighat Beg 1426 Creencia Pl. Escondido, CA. 92027 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/4/2017 /s/ Nighet Beg. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013822 The name of the business: The Archery Brow Studio, located at 2213 El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA. 95050. This business is registered by: Krystal Almanza 2511 San Clemente Ave. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Krystal Almanza This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 & 6/22/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013273 The name of the business: Rainbow Massage, located at 738 W. San Marcos Blvd, Suite 107, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Charles Haffer and Xiau Peng 416 Sandpiper St. Banning, Ca. 92220 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Charles Haffer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/17/2017. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08, and 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013128 The name of the business: Urgent Care San Marcos, located at 295 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078.. This business is registered by: Responsible Medical Solutions Corp. 41715 Winchester Rd. Suite 101 Temecula, CA. 92590 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/26/15. /s/ Paul Schultz, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2017. 5/25, 6/0, 6/08 & 6/15/2017
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-013678 The name of the business: Angel Hands Home Care, 702 Holzapple Ln. #135 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is registered by: Angel Hands Home Care 702 Holzapple Ln. #135 San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 5/22/17. /s/ Tim Bentley, Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/22/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 and 6/22/2017 . FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013649 The name of the business: Jevstile, located at 744 Avenida Abeja, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Jose E. Villagrana 744 Avenida Abeja San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/24/09,. /s/ Jose Villagrana This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/22/2017. 5/25, 6/0, 6/08 & 6/15/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-013149 The name of the business: Calvary Chapel Mission Hills in San Marcos, located at 456 E. Mission Rd., Ste 130, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Calvary Chapel Mission Hills in San Marcos 456 E. Mission Rd. #130
San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 4/2/04. /s/ David James, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/17. 5/25, 6/01, 6/08 & 6/15/2017
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-013714 The name of the business: Kameltoez, located at 1902 Northstar Way #115, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Angela Garcia 1902 Northstar Way #115 San Marcos, CA. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Angela Garcia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/23/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 and 6/22/2017 . FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-013870 The name of the business: Urban Crafts, located at 2426 Auto Part Way Suite B, Escondido, Ca. 92029. This business is registered by: Michael Fredericks 2103 Acker Way Escondido, CA. 92029 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Michael Fredericks This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/28/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014322 The name of the business: Premier Golf Academy, PGA San Diego, located at 1425 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Premier Golf Academy, LLC 125 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Bret Knutson, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/28/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014024 The name of the business: POVPlanet One Ventures, Inc., POV, Planet X, Planet One Ventures, Planet One, Planet X Television, located at 856 Glen Arbor Drive, Encinitas, Ca. 92024. This business is registered by: POV - Planet One Ventures, Inc., 856 Glen Arbor Drive Encinitas, Ca. 92024 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/01/04. /s/ Meredythe Winter, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/25/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 & 6/22/2017
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2017-013630 The name of the business: Nutra Focus, located at 6526 Via Barona, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009. This business is registered by: Jeannette Manning 6526 Via Barona Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jeannette Manning This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/22/2017. 6/01, 6/08, 6/15 and 6/22/2017 . FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-014606 The name of the business: MINC Consultling, located at 3430 Bernardino Ln., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Michael Thomas Minney 3430 Bernardino Ln. Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/17. /s/ Michael Thomas Minney This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2017. 6/08, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/28/2017
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 27, 2017 a public hearing will be held with respect to the City of San Marcos amending projects in the 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (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, multiyear program of proposed projects for major transportation projects in the San Diego Region. Transportation projects funded with federal, state, TransNet, and 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 adopted the final 2016 RTIP. The City of San Marcos recommends programming the 2016 RTIP projects that are necessary to be amended 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 comments prior to the time of the hearing can be submitted to City of San Marcos, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, Attention: Samantha Byfield, Management Analyst. s/s Matt Little, Deputy City Manager & Public Works Director Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp June 15, 2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-011847 The name of the business: The Curry Comb, located at 1210 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, Ca. 92014. This business is registered by: Catherine Wachter 39142 Barberry Ct. Temecula, Ca. 92591 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/1/17. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/01/2017. 5/27, 6/01, 6/08, and 6/15/2017
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