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Volume 47 - No. 25

by lyle e davis

Tracking one of California’s most famous stage coach drivers proved to be a fascinating assignment. His name was Charley Darkey Parkhurst. Near as we can figure, he was born in 1812 in Sharon, Vermont. Mother was Mary Morehouse Parkhurst, apparently born out of wedlock, the father was unknown. He had two siblings, Charles born in 1811 who died in 1813 and Maria born in 1810. Their mother Mary died in 1812. Charley and Maria were sent to an orphanage in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

In 1824 at age 12 Charley ran away from the orphanage, escaping in boys clothing. He became a a stable boy for Ebenezer Balch in Worecester, Vermont. Balch, the owner of a livery stable in Rhode Island, took him in as his own son. Balch taught the young child to ride horses and drive wagon teams giving him the skills needed to later drive stagecoaches throughout California. Charley was taught to drive a coach, first with one, then four, and eventually six horses. Charley worked for Balch for several years. He quickly mastered the profession and made the perilous long journey all the way across the country to work as a whip (the term then for a stagecoach driver) on the Pacific Coast.

Over the ensuing years, he earned a hallmark reputation driving a six-up (a six horse team) in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California during the gold rush era. He not only learned how to drive a team, he learned to smoke, chew, and drink. Eventually, he wound up in the gold fields like all men of that era, arriving around 1852 and drove stages for the California Stage Lines until 1855.

Western stagecoach companies were big business in the latter half of the 19th century. In addition to passengers and freight, stages hauled gold and silver bullion as well as mining company payrolls. Stage robbery was a constant danger and bandits employed many strategies to ambush a stagecoach. Thieves rarely met with much resistance from stage drivers, since they had passenger safety foremost in mind. The gang was usually after the Wells Fargo money box with its valuable contents. Passengers were seldom hurt, but they were certainly relieved of their cash, watches and jewelry. Before the completion of the transcontinental railroad over Donner Pass in 1868, the only transportation through the Sierra was by stage. Rugged teamsters held rein over six wild-eyed horses as they tore along the precipitous mountain trails. The stagecoaches were driven by skilled and fearless men who pushed themselves and their spirited horses to the limit. One-Eyed, Bandit-Shootin’ Charley

When the almost 40-year-old Parkhurst arrived in the Santa Cruz Mountains in

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The Legendary Charley Darkey Parkhurst 1850, he fit right in with the other rough and tough drivers. Known as “One-eyed Charley,” he wore a black patch over his left eye, lost when attempting to shoe a horse. His lips were stained from constant tobacco chewing and as the years wore on he talked less and less earning him another nickname, Silent Charley. When Parkhurst did speak, he didn’t hesitate to sling around swear words in a gruff voice. The only part of his appearance that was out of place was his cleanshaven face, an odd choice for a man in those days. Parkhurst proved himself in California not only in skill with a team of up to six horses but in handling bandits. A bandit

Concord Stagecoach - 1869

called “Sugarfoot” and his crew held up Parkhurst’s stagecoach and forced him to hand over the wagon’s strong box (used to hold all of the passenger’s valuables). He calmly acquiesced while keeping all his passengers safe, but before they left, he warned the robbers that he’d “break even with them.” Sugarfoot unwisely stopped his stagecoach again, and this time, Parkhurst shot him dead. As the story goes, Sugarfoot crawled back to a miner’s cabin and, before he died, told the miners he’d been shot by the famous driver, One-eyed Charley.

In appreciation of his bravery, Wells Fargo presented Parkhurst with a large watch and chain made of solid gold. Charley became a member of the western community, even joining the all male IOOF (International Order of Odd Fellows).

He spent 15 years running stages, sometimes partnering with Hank Monk, the celebrated driver from Carson City. Over the years, Pankhurst’s reputation as an expert whip grew. From 20 feet away he could slice open the end of an envelope or cut a cigar out of a man’s mouth. Parkhurst smoked cigars, chewed wads of tobacco, drank with the best of them, and exuded supreme confidence behind the reins. His judgment was sound and pleasant manners won him many friends.

One afternoon as Charley drove down from Carson Pass the lead horses veered off the road and a wrenching jolt threw him from the rig. He hung on

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to the reins as the horses dragged him along on his stomach. A m a z i n g l y, Parkhurst managed to steer the frightened horses back onto the road and save all his grateful passengers.

The "whip" Charley Darkey Parkhursts, aka “One-eyed Charley,” C h a r l e y and/or “Cock-eyed Charley,” Parkhurst, like all the others and/or a missing eye, it was easy to before and after him, had sun baked, assume he was a typical driver, except weathered skin, pulled gaunt across Charley was one of a kind! He was thick bones. Most folk ate poorly then small, at five foot-seven inches tall, and were in many cases suffering from slender yet stocky from the waist malnutrition. Called "Whips" for their down. experienced ability with their "six-ups" (six horses) pulling at that many lead During his 30 years as a stagecoach lines; stagecoach drivers were a hardy driver, Parkhurst became known as one group. Their gauntlet covered scared of the best in California. In the late hands were always full. To use a shot- 1860s, as traveling by train began to gun or a whip for any reason took great replace the need for stagecoaches, juggling ability and strength. They Charley retired as a whip and tried his were also quick to sum up a bad situa- hand at other ventures. tion and correct a problem before a disaster occurred. Fond of a wad of tobac- He is rumored to have raised cattle on co to keep calm in such emergencies. Bean Creek and may have opened a Able to speak words of caution with stage station and saloon between Santa endearing tones and bellow blas- Cruz and Watsonville. It seems more phemies to prevent problems while certain that he worked as a skilled lumfighting and tugging the animals on berjack for several years until rheumatrack. With clothing as dirty as their tism and cancer of the mouth forced bodies, drivers were usually stand-off- him to stop. ish. Charley had the added "benefit" of a nasty scar, dislocated cheek bone In 1865, Parkhurst grew tired of the

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demanding job of driving and he opened his own stage station. He later sold the business and retired to a ranch near Soquel, Calif. The years slipped by and Charley died on Dec. 29, 1879, at the age of 67.

When death overtook Charley many long-time friends and acquaintances were astounded to learn the tough old stage-driver was a well-endowed woman who had given birth at some point in her life.

A few days later, the Sacramento Daily Bee published his obituary. It read; “On Sunday last, there died a person known as Charley Parkhurst, aged 67, who was well-known to old residents as a stage driver. He was in early days accounted one of the most expert manipulators of the reins who ever sat on the box of a coach. It was discovered when friendly hands were preparing him for his final rest, that Charley Parkhurst was unmistakably a welldeveloped woman!” His reasons for choosing this lifestyle are unknown, but we can safely assume that Parkhurst would never have become a famous stagecoach driver as a woman. You can visit his grave today at the Pioneer Cemetery at 44 Main Street in Watsonville, California. NOT LIKE OTHER MEN, ER, WOMEN?

Once it was discovered that Charley was a woman, there were plenty of people to say they had always thought he wasn’t like other men. Even though he wore leather gloves summer and winter, many noticed that his hands

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

Lawrence Peter Berra played Major League Baseball for 19 years for the New York Yankees. He played on 10 World Series Championship teams, is a MLB Hall of Famer and has some awe-inspiring stats. His name is consistently brought up as one of the best catchers in baseball history, and he was voted to the Team of the Century in 1999.

Amazing accomplishments aside, they probably aren't how you know Lawrence. You know him as Yogi, a nickname given to him by a friend who likened his cross-legged sitting to a yogi. Yogi is famous for his fractured English, malapropisms and sometimes nonsensical quotes. He's is now 88, and there seems to be no end to his fan's love for him. Here are 25 Yogi Berra quotes that will make you shake your head and smile.

were small and smooth. He slept in the stables with his beloved horses and was never known to have had a girlfriend. Charley never volunteered clues to her past. Loose fitting clothing hid her femininity and after a horse kicked her, an eye patch over one eye helped conceal her face. She weighed 175 pounds, could handle herself in a fistfight and drank whiskey like one of the boys. It turns out that Charley’s real name was Charlotte Parkhurst. After Charlotte ran away from the orphanage she soon discovered that life in the working world was easier for men. So she decided to masquerade as one for the rest of her life. The rest is history. Well, almost. There is one last thing. First Woman to Vote in America

Parkhurst took advantage of his disguise in other ways. On November 3, 1868, Charlotte Parkhurst cast her vote in the national election, dressed as a man. She became the first woman to vote in the United States, 52 years before Congress passed the 19th amendment giving American women the right to vote.

In 1868, Parkhurst registered to vote. Although Parkhurst’s name is recorded on the official poll list for the election of 1868, it is unknown whether he actually cast his ballot. Still, there is a plaque at his grave, as well as at the Soquel Fire Station and Soquel Post Office, that commemorates him as the first woman to vote in the United States of America. Somewhere along the line she got pregnant, went to the southern portion of the state and after the child died at birth she then settled in Santa Cruz

1. "It's like deja vu all over again."

2. "We made too many wrong mistakes."

3. "You can observe a lot just by watching."

4. "A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

5. "He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious." 6. "If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be." 7. "If you don't know where you're going, you might end up some place else."

8. Responding to a question about remarks attributed to him that he did not think were his:"I really didn't say everything I said." 9. "The future ain't what it used to be."

10. "I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house." 11. On why he no longer went to Ruggeri's, a St. Louis restaurant:"Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded." 12. "I always thought that record would stand until it was broken." 13. "We have deep depth."

14. "All pitchers are liars or cryba-

County. It was in Redwood City that a horse kicked her in the face while shoeing it, causing the loss of her eye. She wore a patch and was known as "Oneeye Charley" or "Cock-eyed Charley" from then on.

For most of her life no one really noticed this "servant of the public" going about her duties as befitted a common folk. So her story wasn't worth knowing until she died and the "truth" demoralized a populace. It was just not proper. With this discovery, Charlie became the most famous driver in California and with all they could discover about her, which in actual documentation only went back to 1868, created another "Legend" which has crept up on her as it will and the facts are mixed in where "needed," but that's what makes this story worth the telling. The tales told of Charley grew after each telling. So many knew her "when" and told their experiences with her as "their" driver: She did good deeds, helped women in child birth, set broken bones, donated money to needy causes and kissed babies! She was everything to everyone and legend has it she sent Black Bart away empty handed and was the reason he never rode a horse; after filling his butt with buckshot! Why Charley always had a brace of pistols stuck in his belt, with his large Texas hat and dark blue, embroidered gloves and those blue/gray eyes that seemed gentle ... and so it all went ... right up to the 1970's when folk used her memory for female causes. Charley Parkhurst would have driven a stagecoach similar to this one pictured below at Big Basin in 1906. Image: Courtesy of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History The San Jose-Santa Cruz stage run was just as dangerous back then as driving country roads today. Head-on collisions with other teams or wild pigs


15. When giving directions to Joe Garagiola to his New Jersey home, which is accessible by two routes:"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

16. "Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours." 17. "Never answer anonymous letters."

18. On being the guest of honor at an awards banquet:"Thank you for making this day necessary." 19. "The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase." 20. "Half the lies they tell about me aren't true."

21. As a general comment on baseball: "90% of the game is half mental."

22. "I don't know (if they were men or women running naked across the field). They had bags over their heads." 23. "It gets late early out there."

24. Carmen Berra, Yogi's wife asked: "Yogi, you are from St. Louis , we live in New Jersey , and you played ball in New York . If you go before I do, where would you like me to have you buried?" Yogi's answer: "Surprise me."

spooking the horses made that narrow strip of dirt road a hazard at every turn. According to "first hand" accounts by Major A. N. Judd, whose recollections of Charley Parkhurst appeared in the Santa Cruz Surf on October 18, 1917 said she was driving teams a long while and dressed in "a muffler, gloves, greatcoat of buffalo hide, and a cap of the same material. Under this she wore blue jeans turned up to reveal the cuffs of a very good pair of trousers." (Blue Jeans were like cover-alls and would protect the finer wool trousers folk preferred to be seen in. Charlie was bulking up for warmth and concealment!) Major Judd's account adds to her "romanticized legend": "I suppose that here I should make a distinction between the Sioux, Blackfeet and others in the East, and the Indians that infested the western slopes of the Sierra, for they all had their fling at Charley Parkhurst. "Old Ben Holiday was the moving spirit in the overland stage line. He had his office at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Monday morning was his busy day in hiring drivers to replace those whose hair had been raised either by fear or by the scalping knife. "The Indians were not the most fearsome thing to dread, for on the mountain roads were the perils of the steep and narrow grade, so narrow that on some turns the singletree had cut grooves into the banks on the high side, and often the other side was a thousand feet down to the stopping place if the vehicle should go over.

"It was these dangers that also thinned out drivers fast, and the one under discussion that brought Charley into the

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25. "It ain't over till it's over." ••••• The mother-in-law arrives home from the shops to find her son-in-law boiling angry and hurriedly packing his suitcase. "What happened ?" she asks anxiously.

"What happened! I'll tell you what happened. I sent an email to my wife telling her I was coming home today from my fishing trip. I get home... and guess what I found? Yes, your daughter, my Jean, with a naked guy in our marital bed! This is unforgiveable, the end of our marriage. I'm done. I'm leaving forever!"

"Calm down, calm down!" says his mother-in-law. "There is something very odd going on here. Jean would never do such a thing! There must be a simple explanation. I'll go speak to her immediately and find out what happened."

Moments later, the mother-in-law comes back with a big smile. " I told you there must be a simple explanation .....she didn't receive your E-mail!" ••••• by an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher. I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back. When I was a kid, I loved show-andtell. So I always have a few sessions with my students. It helps them get

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older who is lineally descended from a patriot who assisted in some way in the colonists fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. V i s i t santamargarita.californiadar.org

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New President for Senior Anglers - Larry Cusack, of Murrieta, has assumed the presidency for Southern California’s largest senior fishing club, the Oceanside Senior Anglers, and was announced to the 90 attendees at the June meeting. Cusack stated he is honored to promote and continue the club’s community service involvement with the kids and military trips, and providing new fishing gear to the S.D. Boys and Girls Scout groups. “We’ll be adding more charter fishing trips to our schedule, spending more time on the water for some great fishing,” said Cusack. The club has a membership of 450 anglers from around Southern California, age 50 and above. Informative meetings are held the first Tuesday each month at the Oceanside Senior Center, 455 Country Club Lane, at 9am, and feature industry speakers, boat captains, and tackle manufacturers. The club enjoys saltwater charter trips, picnics, industry tours, and is actively involved in outdoor conservation and fishing legislative affairs. Visit OSAnglers.org.

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limelight for the first time." (Here he tells the tale of the "test" given the drivers applying for the job: instead of showing her abilities at how close she

could come near the cliff edge risking the coach and occupants, Charley "out did" the others by being the safest.)

"For three years Charley held that job without an accident, and would have stayed longer, but the Mormons were of a marrying disposition and rather than disclose her secret by marrying a few dames with polygamous proclivities, she left for the Pacific Coast. After a short spell on the Pacheco Pass run, she joined up with the Danforth Porter lines that connected with the Santa Cruz stage line. "Charley was a great 'whip,' and when she pulled into a stage stop with the beautifully equipped 20-passenger Concord coach drawn by six mustangs as mettlesome as quarter-horses, it was an inspiring sight indeed.

"Every move played its part. One would note with what dexterity she plied the brakes just right in order to stop with the door just opposite the main entrance to the hotel. "How deftly she whirled the six-horse

Larry Cusack

DAR Welcomes New Member - Regent Alida Woodward and members of the Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), welcomed Sibelia Chaiyaht as a new member at recent meeting. Sibelia’s Revolutionary War ancestor is William Caswell from Massachusetts. Jeanette Shiel, membership committee and Connie Gallear, chaplain, performed the induction ceremony. Sibelia’s mother, Phyllis Wood, was in attendance. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or

lash around the stock and carefully laid it up on the deck, all unconscious of the onlookers, and as she wrapped the lines around the foot brake she would turn to hand down the treasure box or mail sack, or perhaps a venturesome female who had insisted on riding with the driver."

Like so many chroniclers of the era, the better you told a story, the better you were, for the telling of it. It is very difficult to believe that anyone could have remembered a crusty old driver on a public conveyance as "heroic" anymore than you would remember the bus driver that takes you from your home to work each day. But that's the way with legends. One story which was repeated, following Charley’s death, goes like this:

Once in winter, when the rain was coming down in sheets, as it had been for three days past, and the coach was laboring along through mud almost to hubs, Parkhurst was hailed by a stray wayfarer and told that the bridge across the Tuolumne river was in a shaky condition, and that it would not be wise to risk driving over it. Parkhurst answered never a word, but gathering up the lines with one hand, he cut the swings and wheelers across the haunches with the other, and pushed on. Soon the swollen stream came in sight. It was swashing and roaring like a mill-race. The bridge was next seen, and Parkhurst, clearing the rain from his eyes, perceived that in a very short time there would no longer be any bridge, for it was already shaking on its foundation. The solitary passenger begged of

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North County Aviculturists Meeting on July 1st - North County Aviculturists, for pet bird owners and breeders, will host a Treasure Hunt as members bring their gently used bird supplies to sell. You'll no doubt find cages, perches, food dishes, toys, and much more. There may even be birds. The meeting is on Saturday, July 1st at 7pm, at the Vista Photo from l-r: Nikki Smith, Nancy Liu, Natalie Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus in Kuhlman, Judy Jackson, Rebecca Buchen, Laura Vista. Admission is free, plus a potluck is planned. Bring a dish to Dolloff, and Joy Stefano. share, for 6 to 8 people. For more at the new Intake and Access Center (IAC) information, visit www.ncabirdclub.com. located at the main campus in Vista. Visit www.cwonc.org and www.solutionsforCity of San Marcos Offering Creative change.org. Computing Camps - Creative Computing camps for children ages 6-15 are being Palomar Mountain Stitchers Chapter offered by the City of San Marcos at the San Celebrated 25 Years – Celebrating the 25th Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Dr, San Birthday of the Palomar Mountain Stitchers Marcos. These camps are July 5- July 7 Chapter of the American Needlepoint (Weds – Fri) from 9am-12noon, or 1pmGuild in Escondido were the following 4pm. Cost is $104 for the session. The prostitchers: Back row l-r: Janet Leary, Denise gram series CREATIVE COMPUTING Horner, Francine Silver, Leonora Goodliffe, WITH SCRATCH offers a unique opportuAnne Gray, Karen Ferro, Wynona Bigknife, nity for younger and older participants to Barbara Tade, Carol Zinn, Nan Cebulski. enjoy computer coding while exploring their Front row l-r: Trudy Snell, Ruth Hubert, Pat Clancy, Jan Wilson, Randi Oftedal, Vikki Haase. The PMS chapter meets on the last Social Butterfly Wednesday of each month at Dittus Hall at

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Parkhurst not to venture on the creaking structure, but Charley, setting his teeth together, and gathering the reins in a firm grip, sent the long whip-lash curling about the leaders ears and eyes, with so vicious a swing that giving a wild leap, they plunged forward on to the bridge. The planks trembled under the horses’ hoofs and rocked beneath the wheels. But with a final effort, a cheering cry from Parkhurst and a flying lash, the opposite shore was gained in safety; gained only just in time, though, for looking back at the turn of the road the further end of the bridge was seen to sway in the stream[18].

that his father Charles came close several times to being told the secret of Parkhurst’s life, but each time the oldtimer drew Harmon close to the sickbed, the invalid would wave him away, saying it would keep. And so the secret was kept until Charley’s death.

It seems Charley retired in his 60's when the Railroads took up the passengers at the "Twelve Mile House" outside of Santa Cruz where Charley was suppose to have had the Sand Hill Station on the Santa Cruz-Los Gatos road. In 1879, Charley succumbed to cancer of the tongue. Legend has it that the old stagecoach driver died alone, but actually Charley was tended by the Harmons, who were neighbors, and by one Frank Woodward, with whom Charley had raised cattle and gulched wood. In a letter to the Register Pajaronian, George Harmon relates

The cancer of the mouth killed Charlie, even though the rheumatism laid her up for a long spell, while living out her last years near the "Seven Mile House" on Freedom Blvd., near Day Road.

Another interesting fact is that Charley was known to be a woman by many of her closer friends in her various communities and it was no big deal until the press discovered the story. The Watsonville Pajaronian of December 29, 1879 (on Charley's death day) stated, "It could scarcely be believed by persons who knew Charley Parkhurst for a quarter of a century." (It usually takes only one person to be "shocked" when the press "investigates" their stories. There's no story if she was a known female.)

Even Frank Woodward, the business partner and longtime companion, seemed shocked to learn Charley’s true biological sex. Reports were that Woodward “waxed profane to the extreme when he learned of the deception that had been practiced on him so many years.” However, news of Charley’s secret identity traveled remarkably slowly, giving the local papers a chance to eulogize and give tribute to this remarkable character. On December 28, six days after Charley’s death on the twenty-second, the San Francisco Morning Call wrote: He was in his day one of the most dexterous and celebrated of the famous California drivers ranking with Foss, Hank Monk, and George Gordon, and it was an honor to be striven for to occupy the spare end of the driver’s seat when the fearless Charley Parkhurst held the reins of a four-or six-in hand. . .

She was buried in Pioneer Cemetery in Freedom where a simple wood marker stated; "Parkhurst." No one was sure what her real name had been. Today she has a real "monument" as well as a small plaque at the Soquel Fire Department.

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The Paper • Page 4 • June 22, 2017 Costa Mesa Man Arrested under Suspicion of Communicating with a Minor for Sex

On Wednesday, June 14, at 7:11 a.m., the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) including the City of Carlsbad Police Department, detectives served a San Diego County arrest warrant and with the assistance of the Irvine Police Department arrested 39-year-old Jeremy Osso in Irvine, California.

Osso is suspected of violating California Penal Code sections 288.3(A), Communicating with a Minor for Sex, 288.2 (A), Sending Harmful Matter to a Minor, 664-311.11 (A), Attempted Solicitation of Child Pornography, and 459, Burglary. During the investigation, the Carlsbad Police Department discovered Osso is an employee with the Irvine Unified School District. The school district was notified of the arrest on June 14. Osso has been placed on unpaid administrative leave from the district. Detectives became aware of Osso in May of 2017 while conducting an online task force operation. Community members with information about Osso and inappropriate or criminal behavior with a minor are asked to contact the Carlsbad Police Department.

Osso was booked into the Vista Detention Facility in San Diego County. The bail has been set at $100,000. ICAC is a national network of 61 coordinated task forces representing over 3,500 federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies. These agencies are continually engaged in proactive and reactive investigations

and prosecutions of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation involving the internet. More information including internet safety resources for parents, educators and young adults can be found at www.icactaskforce.org. Community members are asked to report child sexual exploitation to local police, the ICAC Task Force or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Cyber Tip Line at www.cybertipline.com or 1800-843-5678.

The Hacienda Motel had been open for only 2 days after being completely remodeled due to a significant structure fire almost 2 years ago.

Sergeant Scott Meritt, 760-931-2195 or scott.meritt@carlsbadca.gov

There’s plenty of sand on the Oceanside beaches this summer, thanks to a whole lot of work by a team of workers who completed a two-month dredging of the Oceanside harobr, then moving the sand on to the beach area.

For more information

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Annie Brown, Public Information Officer, 310-866-0238 or anniebrown@iusd.org Two Alarm Fire - Escondido

On Friday, June 16th, at approximately 4:46 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire at the Hacienda Motel, a two story residential motel located at 735 N Broadway in Escondido.

The first arriving unit reported light smoke coming from the North side of the motel. The fire intensity dramatically increased completely involving the room of origin. A second alarm was requested because of the potential threat to life. Aggressive action by the firefighters contained and controlled the fire in approximately 20 minutes. The involved rooms were not occupied at the time of the fire and no additional occupants were displaced. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. and that had a melody.

Joe smiles and says . . .”yes, we get a lot compliments on our 50’s and 60’s music.”

Another thing you will soon learn about J&M . . not only do they have a wonderful menu with very reasonable prices . . . but they have this extra added attraction that is bound to get your attention and tempt your taste buds.

In all, 8 fire engines, 3 trucks, 2 rescue ambulances and 3 Battalion Chiefs responded to the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.

Ocean side Beaches Ready for Summer

It’s a win-win for beachgoers as well as boaters. The dredging operation deepens the harbor, making for safe navigation for the busy harbor . . . and the byproduct of the dredging, sand, is then pumped on to the nearby beaches, replacing sand that was washed away during winter storms and currents. Some 420,000 cubic yards of sand was spread from the harbor to south of Oceansides mnunicipal pier, all to the delight of beachgoers, surfers, and boaters.

Oceanside officials are reportedly pleased, pointing out that there is at least 60-70% more sand this year than last year. Meanwhile, the dredging ensures a safer harbor for boating.

ever serve North San Diego County) he also owned and operated Raymond A’s - his first restaurant - located right across from the old Rube Nelson Grocery Store, near where the A&W drive in used to be. That’s where he met Arvie . . . his beautiful and talented wife. She was a hair dresser for 25 years before meeting Ray . . . together, they’ve been operating restaurants for all these years. Ray’s been around for 50 years . . . he knows the business.

Cinnamon buns.

Man About Town

Folks who display poor judgment by reading this here column regularly are well aware of the fact that I love good food.

But what may not be quite so obvious is that I also love the folks who prepare and sell good food. They quite often are visionary in their thinking, usually with something special that almost becomes a signature with their restaurant.

Take Joe Goncalves, for example. He’s the fella who ran Spires for a hundred years before it burned down, then worked with the permitting process and the insurance companies to start all over again with what is known today as J&M Resaturant at 1215 E. Valley Parkway.

First thing you’re likely to notice when you enter J&M Restaurant is the fantastically great music from the 60’s and 70’s. Music that was music, music where you could understand the lyrics

Joes has been overing them for over 20 years, even back to the Spires era. They are prepared every morning . . . J&M bakes them on the premises . . . put into the rising machine . . . when they have raised to the optimum level they add the tasty frosting and they are ready to consume.


Dear The Paper:

I enjoyed your article and thought you would like to add Einstein was a personal friend of my grandfather and father and whenever he was in Chicago he came to stay with us. Grandfather was Frank Sindelar, violin maker and inventor of the stainless steel string. Although he was born in Czechoslovakia, he was taught violin making at Hornsteiners in Germany......so he spoke German as well as Czech.

Einstein taught in a Czech school when he fled Germany. so he spoke Czech also...... anyway, they were friends and when he came to visit he played violin duets with Daddy

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One of my favorites at Jalapeno is their Chicken Tortilla Soup . . . Ray tells me it includes chicken, an enchilada tomator base, black beans, corn, some chili and, of course, Ray’s Secret Seasoning. (Ray’s Secret Seasoning can be bought for $10 a pound, right at the restaurant. It’s an Ray’s Secreet Seasoning $10 lb. all purpose seasoning . . . great for bbq, for a rub, vegetables, guacamole, pork, chicken, beef . . . all the good things that get so much better with Ray’s Secret Seasoning.) While they both are active in managing both Jalapeno and La Tapatia, you’ll likely find Arvie more often at La Tapatia, keeping an eye on things, making sure everything turns out in good shape and the customers are promptly cared for.

$3.49 a copy and worth every penny. I am a devotee. - having had more than my share of J&M’s cinnamon buns. Joe tells me they make and sell over 40 every day. Very popular. Understandably so.

As an added attraction, they bring in entertainment on Friday nights, usually a three hour package with oldies music, some traditional Mexican music, and the occasional current top pop hits.

It appears Joe is a pretty good boss, too. Kimberly has been with him for 25 years, Judith joined when J&M opened, and Charleen has been with him since she was 16. ••••• Another purveyor of fine foods at both Jalapeno Grill and Cantina as well as La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant is old friend, Ray Alto.

You’ve heard me rave about Ray and his restaurants over the years (at one time he owned and operated the Fireside Restaurant, still, for my money, one of the best restasurants to

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Ray and Arvie have three children - Dominique (known as Nicki) who was just recently married . . . Andre, who is a chef downtown, and who also just got engaged, and Ray, Jr., who helps manage Jalapeno. •••• On the move: Donminic’s, long time eatery located in the Regal Theatre Shopping

Arvie Alto

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Legendary Charley Parkhurst Cont. from Page 3

Some of her last "close" friends were surprised however: It was reported that Charley's partner, Woodward, "waxed profane to the extreme when he learned of the deception practiced on him for so many years."

Another chum claimed to have shared a buffalo hide one cold evening with "Ol' Parkie" and now he was wondering with great concern about his other pard "Curly Bill."

highway robberies, and Bible Societies, and haywagons, and a thousand other things which it is in the province of local reporters to keep track of and magnify into undue importance for the instruction of the readers of this great newspaper" Mark Twain The Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, Virginia City, Nevada Territory

Whatever her reasons, she chose not to be a woman and did a great job at being a human being, who just wanted to be left alone.


"Our duty is to keep the universe thoroughly posted concerning murders and street fights, and balls, and theaters, and pack-trains, and churches and lectures and schoolhouse, and military affairs, and

Thought provoking . . .

There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She told her boyfriend, ‘If I could only see the world, I would marry you.’ One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her. When the bandages came off, she was able to see everything, including her boyfriend. He asked her, ‘Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?’

The girl looked at her boyfriend and saw that he was blind. The sight of his closed eyelids shocked her. She hadn’t expected that. The thought of looking at them the rest of her life led her to refuse to marry him.

Her boyfriend left in tears and days later wrote a note to her saying: ‘Take good care of your eyes, my dear, for before they were yours, they were mine.’ This is how the human brain often works when our status changes. Only a very few remember what life was like before, and who was always by their side in the most painful situations. Life Is a Gift

Today don’t judge people for a mistake made and think about when you were judged when you made

one and how good you felt when you were forgiven! Today before you say an unkind word – Think of someone who can’t speak.

Before you complain about the taste of your food – Think of someone who has nothing to eat.

Before you complain about your husband or wife – Think of someone who’s crying out to GOD for a companion. Today before you complain about life – Think of someone who went too early to heaven.

Before whining about the distance you drive Think of someone who walks the same distance with their feet. And when you are tired and complain about your job – Think of the unemployed, the disabled, and those who wish they had your job..

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Man About Town Cont. from Page 3

Center, is moving to E. Grand, taking up the location formerly occupied by the Intertwined Restaurant, which has been shutered for several months.

Alway amiable John Moetam, owner of Dominic’s, was a bit shocked when he was given only 30 days to vacate the premises by the property management firm, but, he says, and I agree, all things in life happen with a purpose.

He’ll be in a new, more prestigious locations, all the fixtures are in place, kitchen, customer dining area, lovely decor . . . and he’ll not only bring his established clientele (of which I am one) but also attract a totally new crowd that turns out for Cruisin’ Grand and other downtwon events. I’ve long been a fan of Dominic’s sausage and pepper casserole . . . probably not the best for calorie count for we who watch our weight . . . but, oh, the delicious taste! The move will happen soon, early July . . . John will have a “soft opening” and then a Grand Opening later in July. John is a good man and a superb resterauteur. Keep an eye on him and try his restaurant. ••••• Another good man who also just happens to purvey find food and drink is Vinnie Griffin, owner of Vinz Wine Bar in downtown Escondido.

Vinnie has been working closely with the Solar Alliance Foundation. Together, they have installed solar electircal systems, at no charge, to over 14 homes for veterans; that’s a $400,000 value that has been donated.

They’re not stopping there. They’re raising even more funds to provide solar electricity for even more veterans, all at no cost to the veteran. This offer is for any veteran, WWII (though they are getting to be a smaller and smaller group as many have already left us,) Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, Afghanistan - any veteran that needs help is eligible.

Next time you stop in at Vinz, order a “Mug for the Military” when you have your favorite libation. $1 of every Mug for the Military goes to this wonderful fund-raising effort. Additionally, on Sunday, June 25th, there will be a “helicopter drop” at the Rancho Bernardo Country Club - with 10,000 golf balls being dropped as another fun fundraiser. Balls are available for purchase, at $10 each, get ‘em at Vinz Wine Bar, closest ball to the hole wins a large cash prize.

It’s important to take note that not ony Vinnie from Vinz Wine Bar is heavily involved in this major fundraiser for vets but a lot of the trades people, carpenters, plumbers, roofers, electricians, painters . . . all kinds of people who want a chance to say “thank you” to our well deserving vets.

This is something we can, and should, all get behind. We need to support our vets . . . today, for the sacrifices they made yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Stop in at Vinz Wine Bar, corner of Grand and Kalmia, 201 E. Grand Avenuoe, Escondido. Ask for Vinnie - or Ryan, his General Manager. They’ll have all the details. Have fun!

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own creativity. Registration required at www.san-marco.net/register. For more information, call 866-793-9394. Protect Your Pets with Free Microchipping - San Diego Humane Society is offering free events, in anticipation of the 4th of July holiday, when shelters typically see a substantial increase in lost pets. July 4th can be terrifying for our pets due to the loud noises associated with fireworks and revelry. Pets spooked by the noise have been known to jump fences out of fear and confusion resulting in a higher number of stray animals entering the shelters. Licensing and microchipping pets help reunite lost pets with their owners faster. The San Diego Humane Society's free microchipping schedule is: San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines St., every Saturday in June from 9-11am; Escondido Campus, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, every Sunday in June from 1-3pm; Oceanside Campus, 572 Airport Road, every Wednesday in June from 10am-12noon. This offer is also extended at all campuses on Friday, June 30th from 11am-5pm; no appointment necessary. Visit sdhumane.org for more information. The Humane Society also utilizes a facial recognition app, Finding Rover http://www.findingrover.com - to quickly reunite lost dogs with their owners. Learn more and Register your dog's photo on this website; it's free. Remember to contact your local shelter immediately if your pet goes missing. Escondido Writers Group Meets Monthly at Library – The next meeting of the Escondido Writers Group will be on Tuesday, July 11, from 1-4pm, in the Turrentine Room, of the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido. Please note that the meeting will take place on the second Tuesday of the month due to the Independence Day holiday. Writers of all genres are invited to join the Escondido Writers Group for an opportunity to improve their writing by participating in monthly readings and group critiques. Meet other writers and published authors, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their current writing projects to share and receive constructive feedback. Escondido Writers Group is free and open to the public. For more information about future meetings and other Library programs, visit library.escondido.org or contact Adult Services Librarian, Cecy Rayphole, at 760-839-4289 or at crayphole@escondido.org.

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.

Kids’ Culinary Arts, Gardening & Farm to Table Camp – The Willow Tree Center for Sustainable Living partners with Oceanside Museum of Art for a unique summer experience from July 17-21. The camp will be held at the Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, starting Monday, July 17 at 9:30am thru Friday, July 21, at 3pm. Get in touch with Nancy Marks at 760.458.0150, or info@willowtreecenter.org.

Christian Women's Club July Meeting "Love 4 U America" is theme of the San Marcos–Vista Christian Women's Club luncheon on Monday, July 17th at 11:30am at the Broken Yolk Cafe, 101 South Los Posas Road, San Marcos. Cost of the luncheon is $18.00 inclusive. The speaker, Marlene Paltza from Brea, "Proud to be an American," with an interesting and uplifting

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The People's Right to Recall

The two-thirds super-majority held by Democrats in Sacramento has allowed them to pass the largest gasoline tax increase in state history. This huge tax and fee increase has proven to be extremely unpopular. Recent polls suggest that 58% of registered voters disapprove. In fact, 72% of the Inland Empire, which is part of my district, oppose it.

Efforts are now underway to eliminate the Democrat twothirds super-majority by recalling one Senator from office. Another petition gathering effort is also underway to repeal the tax. By eliminating the supermajority, future tax increases, including proposals to weaken Proposition 13, would be difficult. Recall elections have been an integral part of the California political process since their inception in 1911. Even when Governor Gray Davis was recalled in 2003, no serious attempt was made to tinker with

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(concert violinist). Daddy said he wasn't a very good violinist ... and would often stop in the middle of the music ... so Daddy would also stop, thinking Einstein was inventing something important. Then they would both start playing again. Paganini was his favorite composer. Einstein always said the same thing when he came over ..."how do you like your grandpa’s big fiddle (cello)" and I would say "that's no fiddle, that's a cello"... and he would laugh. I loved when he came to visit because mom would make plum dumplings (Einstein's favorite food) and mine too ... and after the meal everyone counted the plum pits to see who ate the most dumplings and Einstein always sneaked his pits on my plate and embarrassed me. (I was only 3,4,5 years old, born in 1945). I have mom's plum dumpling recipe if you are interested. Anyway, I will always remember the nice man with the messy hair. /s/Charlotte Sindelar McClelland San Diego County, CA. A Fan

Dear Mr. Editor of the Paper, Mr. Lyle Davis.

OMG! Yes! Yes! Me and my friends would absolutely DIE if we

the historic right of Californians to recall elected officials. Now however, the majority party facing backlash against their tax increase has devised a backdoor scheme to undermine this basic right of the people.

Senate Bill 96, a budget trailer bill, has been pushed through at breakneck speed to add bureaucratic hurdles and delays to the recall process. These delays include replacing the required random sample of signatures with a full count, and requiring a Department of Finance analysis of the costs of a special election. These hurdles would effectively delay any recall effort for months, weakening the entire recall process. The bill’s provisions would be retroactive, so that the current recall already approved by the Secretary of State under existing law, would be pushed out to the June, 2018 primary.

Passing a budget is a constitutional requirement that should not be used as a political tool to protect the balance of power in Sacramento. could meet your writer Freidrich Gomez!

We love his writings and I'd just love to see the mind behind all those wonderful stories face to face! My friends and me have looked for Freidrich Gomez at Cruising Grand and other places around Escondido when we're just shopping and stuff but weve never actually seen him anywhere in Escondido! My best friend’s sister thinks she saw him once at the Valley Parkway Albertson store and she swears she heard him talking German to some of his friends with him! A lot us really do want to meet him so we don't know how to get this done. Anyway we just wanted you to know we absolutely love your paper. My dads favorite Freidrich Gomez story is titled Vietnam's War Dogs cause my dads a veteran. Maybe you can have a meeting or social event put together with the public so we can see Freidrich Gomez instead of just seeing his picture in the paper all the time. I'm sure there are a lot of us out here who want to meet him too. Please tell him we really love him! Going crazy in Vista and Escondido, /s/Maria Contreras, Kimberly Fremont and friends, Send Letters to the Editor to: thepaper@cox.net - and thanks! We love ‘em!

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personality, grew up in a home with many demands on her from family to achieve perfection. She will share how her life took a Uturn and she no longer thinks that rituals and rules are boring. Marlene, a former executive assistant for the president by Biola University, at 18 years old won the title of Miss Philippines of Los Angeles. She is active in the Temecula Women's Connection, and shares her story in a positive, joyful and humorous way. In the special feature, "America Salutes You," Janice Gustavel will share her adventures in the military. Born and raised in Tryon, N.C., she joined the U.S. Navy and served as an aviation technician, and was also a Navy wife. Janice was named wife of the year for first field team one, and was a candidate for the Navy wife of the year. Entertainment will be patriotic music by a special "American Songbird," Julie Sturk from Oceanside. Join us for a special luncheon, giving tribute to our military, those who served and those currently serving to keep our country free. Come meet special guests and enjoy the festivities; bring a friend. The club has no membership or dues. Make reservations by Thursday, July 13, for the luncheon. Walk-ins welcome. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women's Club. For more information, visit www.stonecroft.org, and for reservations, call Donna 760.432.0772, or Linda 760.685.1588.

Archery Camp Offered by San Marcos The City of San Marcos is offering an Archery camp for ages 8-16 years at Hollandia Park, at 12 Mission Hills Court, San Marcos, 92069, from Monday, August 7Friday, August 11, from 1-3pm each day. Cost is $126.00 for the 1-week camp. The Beginner Archery camp is taught by nationally certified coaches, and you will learn range safety, proper equipment selection, and how to shoot recurve bow. All equipment is included and students will get the chance to play a variety of archery games throughout the week. Registration is required at www.san-marcos.net/register. For more information, call 858-254-4058.

Celebrate Cancer Research Advances Developed With LLS – May was National Cancer Research Month, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) celebrated advances being developed by talented medical researchers across the country. Supported by grants from LLS, scientists are pioneering the most innovative cancer research of our time. LLS grants range from cutting-edge studies using the latest genomics tools, to projects that can help improve the quality of life for cancer patients What’s more, many treatments developed for blood cancers are now being used to treat other cancers and serious diseases as well. It’s exciting work and progress is being made every day, but your support is needed to help bring hope to people with blood cancer. In honor of National Cancer Research, please consider making a taxdeductible contribution to The LLS today. Thank you, Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., President and CEO. Visit www.LLS.org, or call 914.949.5213. The LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. Carlsbad Charitable Foundation Celebrated 10th Anniversary - Since 2008, Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, has granted more than $700,000 to 44 different programs improving the quality of life in Carlsbad. This year, CCF marked its 10th year of giving at its Annual Grant Awards Celebration recently at the Carlsbad Flower Fields, by awarding $60,000 to Interfaith Community Services to support the new Interfaith Recovery and Wellness Center in Carlsbad. The Center was conceived with the vision that all individuals should have an opportunity to pursue wellness and recovery, and in turn, experience an improved quality of life regardless of their ability to pay. The Center is expected to open in the summer of 2017 and will provide integrated healthcare by utilizing evidence-based substance abuse and mental health interventions to address dual-diagnoses. Through this Center, Interfaith anticipates providing 1,225 vulnerable community members with a clear path towards achieving sobriety, health and self-

sufficiency each year. To become a member of CCF, visit the website or contact Trudy Armstrong at (619) 814-1312 or e-mail trudy@sdfoundation.org.

New Website Links People with Spare Fruit/Vegetables to Groups Feeding the Hungry – Want to help end food waste and hunger in San Diego County by donating surplus fruits and vegetables to gleaner groups feeding the hungry? A new website now links people with spare fruit to groups feeding hungry residents. Visit www.sandiegogleaners.org to learn how you can join hundreds of people already involved. The groups need all types of fruits and vegetables, volunteers of any age, assistance transporting collected food, and cash donations to support their work. The site provides descriptions of each group, contact information and the geographic area each serves. The site is hosted by the San Diego Food Systems Alliance and was compiled by an SDFSA-affiliated group that meets monthly to coordinate gleaning activities. Karen Clay serves as chair. NOTE: The San Diego Food System Alliance is a multi-sector coalition of more than 30 members representing all aspects of food supply and food issues in the county.

Last year San Diego Gleaners distributed nearly 252 tons of food, Clay reported, “however, in our county alone, at least 500,000 tons of food is wasted annually, adding 18 percent to landfill volumes, while 500,000 people live in poverty.” “Rather than compost edible food or dump it in landfills, everyone agrees it makes more sense to support groups like gleaners that will get the food to people who need it.” “I can’t think of many other programs that help the environment, assist homeowners, reduce waste and feed hungry people all in one integrated process,” she added. These groups work with donors who have only a couple of trees, homeowners with small orchards and farmer with hundreds of trees. A new project collects unsold produce from several farmers’ markets. Volunteers may choose their level of commitment. Volunteers in the listed gleaning groups include many who have picked fruit weekly for decades while others only have time to participate once or twice. One gleaning group relies solely on volunteers above the age of 55. Other gleaners include scout troops, students completing community service requirements, and members of service organizations. The federal Good Samaritan Food Donation Act protects donors from liability. Donors may claim tax deductions for the value of their contributions. Gleaners are those who collect food, that would otherwise be wasted, to feed the hungry. The term originates from the practice of landowners leaving portions of their fields or crops for the poor to harvest to feed their families.

40 College Students from Around U.S. Partners with Passion 4 K.I.D.S. – Forty college students from all over the U.S. partnered with local children’s charity, Passion 4 K.I.D.S., to help the Hauer family of El Cajon who have 18 special needs children. The students did a massive cleanup at the Hauer home in the form of painting, gardening, cleaning, minor construction, a new washer/dryer, etc. Chuck Hauer, age 80, and Penny Hauer, age 77, have adopted 18 special needs children and care for them in a loving and nurturing home. However, because of the parents’ advanced age and limited resources, the Hauer home was in need of some tender loving care. This heartwarming event highlights the best in humanity – people coming together to help others in need. The students are members of Cru, a faith-based organization that pairs 82,000 students nationwide with those that need help. They have chosen to work in San Diego this summer.

Passion 4 K.I.D.S., a 501(c)3 non-profit charity based in Encinitas, was founded by Charles and Linda Van Kessler for kids in desperate situations, dealing with handicapped, neglected, abandoned, abused and underprivileged children of any race, color and creed as well as children in acute, lifethreatening, emergency situations in the U.S. These are the “forgotten” children whose young lives have been turned upside down,

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

A U.S. Senator’s Assault on Our Democracy

If you think today’s Congressional hearings have been contentious, for those of us who witnessed the ArmyMcCarthy in the early ‘50s, presentday investigative hearings are child’s play compared to the Communist “witch-hunt” hearings of U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis.

\During the early days of the “Cold War” there was a lethal force disguised as a warrior for good, but in reality, was one of our history’s most dangerous characters. The chaos created by Senator McCarthy cast an atmosphere of unwarranted suspicion, ruining the lives and reputation of hundreds of government officials and citizens. It was a period known as “McCarthyism.”

Joseph McCarthy, born Nov. 14, 1908, alleged large numbers of Soviet spies and Communist sympathizers were inside the federal government. In February 1950, after three largely undistinguished years in the Senate, McCarthy rose suddenly to national attention when he made a speech asserting he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and a spy ring" who were employed in the State Department. In succeeding years, McCarthy made additional accusations of Communist infiltration into the State Department, the administration of President Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army. In autumn 1953, McCarthy's committee began its ill-fated inquiry into the United States Army. He garnered some headlines with stories of a dangerous spy ring among the Army researchers, but after weeks of hearings, nothing came of his investigations.

Early in 1954, the U.S. Army accused McCarthy and his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, of improperly pressuring the Army to give favorable treatment of a former aide to McCarthy and a friend of Cohn's. McCarthy claimed the accusation was made in bad faith, in retaliation for his questioning of a senior officer. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, usu-

ally chaired by McCarthy himself, was given the task of adjudicating these conflicting charges. The ArmyMcCarthy hearings convened on April 22, 1954. The most famous incident in the hearings, which was the beginning of McCarthy’s downfall, was an exchange between McCarthy and the Army's chief legal representative, Joseph Welch. On June 9, the 30th day of the hearings, Welch challenged Roy Cohn to provide U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr. with McCarthy's list of 130 Communists or subversives in defense plants "before the sun goes down." McCarthy stepped in and said that if Welch was so concerned about persons aiding the Communist Party, he should check on a man in his Boston law office named Fred Fisher, who had once belonged to the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive lawyers association.

In an impassioned defense of Fisher, Welch responded, "Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness ..." When McCarthy resumed his attack, Welch interrupted him: "Let us not assassinate this lad further, Senator. You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?" When McCarthy once again persisted, Welch cut him off and demanded the chairman "call the next witness." At that point, the gallery erupted in applause and a recess was called.

The hearings lasted for 36 days, all broadcast on live television with an estimated 20 million viewers. After hearing 32 witnesses and 2 million words of testimony, the committee concluded that McCarthy himself had not exercised any improper influence on the soldier's behalf. Of far greater importance to McCarthy than the committee's inconclusive final report was the negative effect the extensive exposure had on his popularity. In 1954, McCarthy's support and popularity faded. On Dec. 2, 1954, the Senate voted to censure Senator McCarthy by a vote of 67 to 22, making him one of the few senators ever to be disciplined in this fashion. President Eisenhower, who didn’t like McCarthy, quipped to his Cabinet that “McCarthyism” was now "McCarthywasm.”

McCarthy died in Bethesda Naval Hospital on May 2, 1957, at the age of 48. The official cause of his death was listed as acute hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver. It was hinted in the press that he died of alcoholism, an estimation that is now accepted by contemporary biographers.

As a footnote: Decades after McCarthy's death, the Venona project - which decrypted Soviet messages, Soviet espionage data now opened to the West, and newly released transcripts of closed hearings before McCarthy's subcommittee -- partially vindicated McCarthy by showing that many of his identifications of Communists were correct, and the scale of Soviet espionage activity in the U.S. during the 1940s and 1950s was larger than many suspected.

Tom Morrow's books are available at Amazon.com in soft-cover or via Kindle E-mail.

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that fall through the cracks with little or no insurance or government programs available to help them. Passion 4 K.I.D.S. is best recognized for their work with Baby Izaiah. Charles was raised in a state-run orphanage in Amsterdam, Holland, during World War II after his family was snatched away by the Nazis in front of him at age 2, and he suffered malnutrition and abuse of every kind. Passion 4 K.I.D.S. is a family-run charity that works hands on daily with the children it is honored to serve. They received a Proclamation from the City of San Diego, a Certificate of Recognition for their work by the California State Legislature, as well as by U.S. Congress through Congressman Darrell Issa. They were recently featured in Forbes.com. Visit www.passion4kids.org. The mailing address is Passion 4 K.I.D.S., 1345 Encinitas Blvd., #736, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Donation Day for The Woman’s Club of Vista - Celebrating Donation Day with The Woman’s Club of Vista were representatives from 27 non-profit organizations which received a total of $31,500 in donations to support their work in the community. President Nancy B Jones reminded everyone that last year the Club celebrated its 100 years of service. The Vista Library was started and housed in a Woman’s Club member’s home in 1916. The Vista School District also started in 1916 and was supported by Club members. President-elect and Donations Committee Chairman Judy Pantazo shared the history of the Club’s sale of the Clubhouse in 2005, which funds the annual donations as well as scholarships given to graduating seniors at six schools. Community organizations including Operation HOPE – Vista, North County Lifeline, Meals with Love, New Haven Youth & Family Services, Assistance League North Coast, Brother Benno’s, Bread of Life, and Women’s Resource Center received donations. Their representatives shared about their work in the community with families, youth, homeless, and women. The

Club also supports Gently Hugged, which provides a bag of first-year clothing and a handmade quilt for needy new moms. Garden of Innocence conducts dignified burials for abandoned babies and a member of the Club makes blankets for the tiny caskets used in the burials. The Angel Faces summer retreats for girls with disfiguring burns are supported as well. An assistance dog with Canine Companions for Independence rested quietly through the speakers, then basked in all the attention and posed for photos. The Club has received several partner awards from Canine Companions at the national GFWC Convention for their continued support of the program. The Club’s donation to Family Readiness for HMLA-369 helps support the squadron before their various deployments. Members have helped by providing cakes for the Marines birthday and with food for Thanksgiving in the barracks for single Marines. The Rancho Buena Vista Adobe and the Vista Art Foundation representatives added their thanks; they provide field trips and promote the Alley Art Festival coming to Vista again in September. The donation to the Children’s Garden at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens supports a quiz box on the nature discovery trail, which should be completed by early summer. The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Marcos and Vista provide enriching after-school programs to promote education, self-confidence, and leadership. Donations to Route 78 Civitan Club and Pride of Vista Lions will support developmentally disabled individuals and provide vision screening. The Miss Pride of Vista Pageant helps young women become more confident and provide community service. Vista Teen Outreach collects and provides food for pantries at elementary schools; families receive food to supplement their meals, including weekends and school holidays. The Vista Historical Society will be celebrating their 50th anniversary in August.

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• Page 10 • June 22, 2017

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.

Olga Diaz

Council Member, Represents District 3

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The Woman’s Club of Vista will continue its tradition of supporting the non-profit organizations that improve lives. As one representative closed her presentation, she summed up the Donation Day event and the strong feelings that impacted all of the participants with her thanks: “Too many to name, but not too many to love.” The public is welcome at all meetings of The Woman’s Club of Vista at the Shadowridge Golf Club. New members were initiated at the June 14 meeting, and the program featured the graduating seniors who are receiving scholarships. For more information about the Woman’s Club, call 760.822.6824 or visit the website at www.womansclubofvista.org.

4S Ranch-Del Sur Community Foundation Grants $32,000 – The 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, awarded $32,000 in grants to five local nonprofit organizations at its 10th Annual Grants Celebration on May 25th at the Ranch House at Del Sur. This year, 4SCF focused on projects that enrich the 4S Ranch and Del Sur youth communities and foster their growth to becoming informed and well-prepared citizens. The programs funded include: Citizen Science Goes Big

Escondido Public Library – Why it Matters

Escondido is a full service city. We have our own police department, fire department, and among many others, we have also operated our own public library since 1898.

I am passionate about libraries because I recognize the value added to my life, personal and professional, by having inspiration from library resources. Libraries in general are a critical part of public infrastructure that provide access to knowledge through technology, workshops, literacy programs, books and most certainly the professional staff

with the Zoological Society of San Diego, ($9,000); Financial Literacy Programming with Junior Achievement of San Diego County, ($7,500); Play it Forward! with Oak Valley Middle School Music Boosters, ($7,000); 4S Ranch and Del Sur SWITCH Experience with SOLE Effects ($5,500); and Junior Leaders Civic Engagement & STEM Project with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego ($3,000). “From improving the quality of life in our area to rejuvenating the bonds of our communities, the contributions of our members stimulate a sense of common purpose by bringing people in 4S Ranch and Del Sur together to address essential needs,” explained Deanne Hormovitis, 4SCF Board Chair. “We believe all five of the nonprofit organizations receiving 2017 grants will improve the lives of those who live, work and play within these communities.” 4SCF is dedicated to improving the quality of life and meeting emerging needs in 4SRanch and Del Sur by increasing responsible and effective philanthropy; building a community endowment for the benefit of the region; providing funds annually to community organizations and causes; and giving the community a vehicle for legacy planning and gifts that will benefit 4SRanch-Del Sur now and forever. Learn more about becoming a member of 4SCF by contacting Trudy Armstrong at 619.814.1312 or email trudy@sdfoundation.org.

that engage with community members each day. A study by the American Library Association found that 94% of American’s believe a public library improves the quality of life in a community. The Escondido Public library is suddenly at risk of substantial changes.

In 2011, the Escondido City Council majority voted to close a branch library. That vote came about as part of a budget discussion – not a library discussion. The topic was tucked into a related but not exclusive public process. The same thing is being attempted now. The full council has always given direction to operate city services efficiently. Beyond that,

Breaking News: New Therapy Approved for Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has some exciting news about the FDA approval of pembrolizumab (Keytruda), a therapy for classical Hodgkin Lymphoma; it is an immune checkpoint inhibitor that helps the patient’s immune system more readily recognize and attack cancer cells. This approval may have positive ramifications beyond this important news. While Hodgkin Lymphoma is considered one of the most curable cancers, this newly approved therapy is for patients who have relapsed after current therapies, and who have limited treatment options. Approval of pembrolizumab for people with classical Hodgkin Lymphoma also reinforces the hope that immunotherapy will prove effective in fighting a wide variety of cancers. In fact, LLS is currently funding research on the benefits of this same immunotherapy for patients with nonHodgkin Lymphoma. Ongoing research into new treatments and advances like this is paving the way for a promising future. To find our more about this FDA approved therapy, visit the website at www.LLS.org, or

Ahvi loves people and cuddling. She needs regular exercise and play time. Ahvi doesn’t like surprises and she can be selective when it comes to her dog friends.

The $145 adoption fee for Ahvi 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.

Herman, a 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix, is looking for a fun-loving family! Herman is handsome, adventurous and very affectionate. He’s still just a puppy and would love an active family who can help him learn good manners and take him on fun adventures around town. Herman would love to go running, hiking or to the beach to explore. He’s the perfect balance of athleticism and snuggly-ness and would make a great addition to your family! Herman is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more, please call 760-888-2275 or visit the shelter in person to meet him.

Even though I have insisted on an open public process before any changes are scheduled for a council vote, staff have already begun meeting with the vendor. In recent weeks, I have been highlighting reference to this effort tucked away in public documents.

Unless the public demands a voice, you will be excluded from the exploration of options and be limited to three minutes of public comment at a city council meeting. The library deserves more than three minutes.

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the council majority gave direction in a nonpublic forum, to explore outsourcing the library to a private company.

Before caller ID. Before voice mail. Before call screening was even possible, and before robo calls, I would receive calls at the church from live salespersons, selling some product or service to “businesses.”

The caller sometimes asked, “Can I speak to the owner of the church?” He or she was following a script, I’m sure. I was young, inexperienced, more gracious and less cynical than I am now. “I am the pastor,” I would say, “can I help you?” Today, that call might go like this: “Hello, can I speak to the owner of the Church?” “Yes, of course you can.” “Is he the one who makes purchasing decisions for the church.” “Oh, yes, we depend on him for all our decisions.” “When’s the best time to reach him?”

“Any time, really. He’s always around here.” “Can you transfer me to his extension?” “Better yet, you can have his direct line.” In my less gracious, more cynical way, I could say that I misunderstood the caller and thought he was asking for … prayer. After all, my training is in theology, not marketing. I know a lot more about prayer than selling.

God is the owner of the church. In fact He owns the whole universe. We, as believers, depend on Him for all life decisions. When we don’t, we usually get into trouble. You can reach Him any time. He’s always everywhere, 24/7/365.

No need for an intermediary. He takes everyone’s calls. You won’t get screened or transferred. I don’t mean to be frivolous about prayer. Think about what the Bible says about prayer: “The faithful prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much.” Sometimes it takes persistence to “close the deal.” “Wherever two or three are gathered in my name, I am in the midst.” That’s availability. Anytime, anywhere. “Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened.” That’s reliability, and God’s record is better than any. Make that call. God is ready. He’ll probably even double the offer……ooops, double the blessings.

The Paper

• Page 11 • June 22 2017

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

Santa Fe Hills water-wise landscape makeover to continue through summer

After the completion of project phases one and two, the work to transform Santa Fe Hills median landscapes along Las Posas and Borden roads into water-wise designs will continue through early summer 2017.

drought-tolerant trees will be planted within the Santa Fe Hills community. All trees removed during earlier phases of the project will be replaced on a oneto-one ratio.

Instead of intensive, high maintenance ornamental turf, residents will see a drought tolerant plant palette that Beginning Monday, March 27, takes aesthetic quality, water residents can expect to see crews start consumption and maintenance soil grading in the parkways and requirements into consideration. medians in preparation for irrigation upgrades followed by planting and By transforming the landscaped area, mulching. the $600,000 project will reduce water use by more than 50 percent, minimize In keeping with the “Right Tree – Right Place” concept, non-root invasive and run-off into the streets and trim down on landscape maintenance costs.

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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over shyness and usually, show-andtell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes, pictures of fish they catch, stuff like that. And I never, ever place any boundaries or limitations on them. If they want to lug it in to school and talk about it, they're welcome. Well, one day this little girl, Erica, a very bright, very outgoing kid, takes her turn and waddles up to the front of the class with a pillow stuffed under her sweater.

She holds up a snapshot of an infant. 'This is Luke, my baby brother, and I'm going to tell you about his birthday.' 'First, Mom and Dad made him as a symbol of their love, and then Dad put a seed in my Mom's stomach, and Luke grew in there. He ate for nine months through an umbrella cord.'

She's standing there with her hands on the pillow, and I'm trying not to laugh and wishing I had my camcorder with me. The kids are watching her in amazement.

'Then, about two Saturdays ago, my Mom starts going, 'Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh!' Erica puts a hand behind her back and groans. 'She walked around the house for, like an hour, 'Oh, oh, oh!' (Now this kid is doing a hysterical duck walk and groaning.) 'My Dad called the middle wife. She delivers babies, but she doesn't have a

sign on the car like the Domino's man. They got my Mom to lie down in bed like this.' (Then Erica lies down with her back against the wall.) 'And then, pop! My Mom had this bag of water she kept in there in case he got thirsty, and it just blew up and spilled all over the bed, like psshhheew!' (This kid has her legs spread with her little hands miming water flowing away. It was too much!)

'Then the middle wife starts saying 'push, push,' and 'breathe, breathe. They started counting, but never even got past ten. Then, all of a sudden, out comes my brother. He was covered in yucky stuff that they all said it was from Mom's play-center, so there must be a lot of toys inside there. When he got out, the middle wife spanked him for crawling up in there in the first place.' Then Erica stood up, took a big theatrical bow and returned to her seat. I'm sure I applauded the loudest. Ever since then, when it's Show-andtell day, I bring my camcorder, just in case another 'Middle Wife' comes along.

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Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Keeping the Pipes Clean

The City’s Public Works Sanitary Sewer crews spend their workday surveying the public sewer infrastructure under the streets, one manhole at a time, using specially mounted live cameras. The cameras make their way through sewer pipes searching for obstructions and blockages that threaten to block the city’s sewer system.

One of the leading causes of sewer backups in homes is repeatedly pouring cooking fats, oils and grease down the drain; when you do this, the substance cools and hardens in your

pipes. In addition, when these materials accumulate in the larger, public sewer pipes under the street, they can cause a major backup or spill if not noticed. In order to eliminate this leading cause of sewer backups in homes and to protect the public sewer system, dispose of all cooking fats, oils, and greases correctly. Public Works suggests always scraping dishes and pans with paper towels and then disposing in the trash or pour hot oil or grease into a can and dispose in the trash after cooling. Let’s keep our sewer pipes clean and free of blockage!

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood 129th Anniversary Fireworks Show

Come out and join us for the fireworks show at El Corazon on Monday, July 3rd, in honor of Oceanside’s 129th birthday. Music and entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm along with food trucks selling their goods. Fireworks begin at 9:00 pm. The recommended viewing area is on Rancho Del Oro Drive, which closes at 5pm, from Oceanside Boulevard North to Mesa Drive. We urge you to take public transportation or carpool and park in the business park behind the Marriott Hotels. The Sprinter will be running an eastbound train from Oceanside at 10:03 pm 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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#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

(arriving at Rancho Del Oro station at 10:14 pm) and a westbound train from Escondido at 9:33 pm(arriving at Rancho Del Oro at 10:13 pm), in addition to their regular Monday service, enabling attendees to return home after the fireworks display ends. Make sure to bring a beach chair, blanket, and your friends and neighbors to this free family-friendly event! Please note: no alcohol or dogs are permitted.

For questions about this and other Parks and Rec events, please visit our website at www.oceansiderec.com or call 760-435-5041. Mark your calendars! 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 Humes 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

#2017-014599 The name of the business: So Cal Hippie Girl, located at 1036 Commerce St., #F, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Janice P. Raffeld & Jonathan Motes 1906 Northbrook Court Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 6/01/17. /s/ Janice P. Raffeld This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 and 7/06/2017

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taken, damage assessed, all parties informed and the wall had been temporarily (but securely) sealed. By closing time at six PM we had the mess inside our store pretty much cleaned up.

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Readers may recall the column from April 27 titled “Kaboom” in which we discussed the incident from the previous week in which a young mother crashed her SUV through our front wall at a little after one PM on Thursday. Neither she nor the two toddlers in the back seat suffered injury but our place was trashed (Picture). Today we are back to better than normal (picture). The sheriffs, fire department, city engineer, our property management firm, (Parkstone Property Management) and the insurer (Geico) all meshed flawlessly each doing their respective job and by 5:00PM the SUV was gone, reports and pictures

Lee Roy “Zeke” Schmidt 03/07/1933 ~ 05/24/2017

ESCONDIDO -- Lee Roy "Zeke" Schmidt was born in a log cabin on Terrill Creek Road in Billings, Missouri, on March 7th, 1933, to Frank and Alma Schmidt. On May 24th, 2017, at 84 years of age, he passed from this life into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In his life, he was a faithful husband, father and grandfather, a little league

The next day we totaled up the damage to the contents of our store and filed our claim. We lost a 50 inch TV, a glass show case, a couple of warehouse racks, a refurb notebook PC and a few miscellaneous items. One customer’s computer was being tested at a work station directly against the front wall. It was hurled 25 feet and the acrylic case was shattered. We had to completely replace his computer.

Our damages totaled only two thousand dollars but the damage to the building was significant. Geico took full responsibility for all damages and worked quickly with our property management firm to get the repairs done. The contractors did a great job and did not in the least interfere with our business operation. It took Geico a while to settle our claim but even as small as our claim was, Geico’s adjusters insisted on documentation for all of our losses. We gave them what they asked for and in the end they paid our claim in full with no disputes.

of us involved there was plenty of racial and ethnic diversity and we were probably evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats but none of that ever came up. Makes you wonder what our country’s leaders might be able to accomplish if only they concentrated on the job at hand instead of each other.

The Union Tribune Best of San Diego reader’s poll is coming to a close. Voting ends on June 26th and winners will be announced on August 20th. We are still hoping to repeat as San Diego’s Best Computer Store. If you want to help us beat out Best Buy, Apple Stores, Fry’s and Costco again this year here’s how to vote. Go to WWW.sandiegouniontri-

bune.com/bestof/. Select “shopping and services” and wait for the page to

load. It will ask for your email address and zip code. Once you have entered that information you will scroll down to “computer stores”

and vote for “Computer Factory.”

Then scroll to the bottom and click

on submit. You can only vote once

in any 24 hour period but you can

vote every day. As they say in Chicago, “vote early and often.”

Bottom line, everything worked as it should, everyone did their job, everyone conducted themselves professionally and with respect and good humor. It almost makes us want to do it all again. In the dozens

coach for all his sons, a Sunday school teacher, and Deacon in his church, a masterful electrician and contractor, a friend, mentor, and encourager to too many people to name. Zeke was preceded in death by Sydney Jane Schmidt, his wife of 61 years; and by one of his dear grandchildren. He is survived by his six adult children and their spouses: Steve and Nancy Schmidt, Becky and Bill Cummings, Sue Schmidt, Victoria and Harley Faber, Dave and Joyce Schmidt, and Mark and Kelly Schmidt; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a brother and wife, Jim and Mary Schmidt. His great smile and welcoming heart were present even though he was painfully challenged the last few years. We love and will miss you Dad. You fought the good fight and finished the race. We will see you on the other side. There will be a Celebration of Zeke's Life at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 30th, 2017, at Bethel Baptist Church, 855 Brotherton Road, Escondido, CA 92025 DEATH NOTICES

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#2017-014230 The name of the business: Zone for Babies and Kids, located at 493 Prosperity Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Yuroani Lameda 493 Prosperity Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Yuroani Lameda 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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-014955 The name of the business: Sniper Skateboarding, located at 658 MayBritt Cir., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Ray Deal 658 MayBritt Cir. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Ray Deal This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29 & 7/06/2017

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF KANDI J. ELLIS Case No. 37-2017-00010889-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 Kandi J. Ellis, A Petition for Probate has been filed by Jane N. Enock 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 Jane N. Enock 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 representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the 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: 7/27/2017 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC-3 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: Jane N. Enock 4008 Pala Mesa Oaks Phone: 760.271.4281 6/22, 6/29 & 7/06/2017

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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 #2017-015098 The name of the business: Alps Way Road Repair Project, located at 11627 Alps Way, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Pavina A. Sparrow 11627 Alps Way Escondido, CA. 92026 Bruce Tebbs 11763 Alps Way Escondido, CA. 92026 The business is conducted by Co-Partners. First day of business was 06/08/2017. /s/ Pavina B. Sparrow This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/08/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 & 7/13/2017

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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 Five-Hundred ($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 920692918. 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 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.

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#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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#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/ Nighat 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 #2017-013678 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 #2017-013714 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


#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 Consulting, 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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-012276 The name of the business: D’Lush, D’Lush Cosmetics, located at 119 Smilax Road, Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Maria Elena Romero 110 Smilax Road Vista, Ca. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Maria Elena Romero This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/05/2017 6/01, 6/08, 6/15, & 6/22/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#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. /s/ 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


#2017-014939 The name of the business: Ocean Car Auction, located at 2775 College Blvd., Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Praxedes M. Dalmau Smith and Macario Vazquez 2775 College Blvd. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 The business is conducted by a married couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Praxedes M. Dalmau Smith This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/09/2017.

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#2017-015378 The name of the business: Zwantz Supplies, Inc., located at 1126 Calistoga Way, San Marcos,CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Zwan ts Supplies, Inc. 1126 Calistoga Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 3/9/17. /s/ Long Yu Lin, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/132017. 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 Morally 250 S. Pacific St., #108 San Marcos, CA. 92078 John I. Orlando 1225 E. Vista Way Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by CoPartners. 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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-014923 The name of the business: Mama Love Wellness, Mama Love Placentia Encapsulation, located at 647 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #209, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Meriah Ozols 647 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #209 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/6/17. /s/ Meriah Ozols This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 & 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-013147 The name of the business: Jntek, located at 925 Hydra Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: John Nguyen 925 Hydra Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ John Nguyen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2017. 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, and 7/06/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-0137009 The name of the business: American Auto Sales, located at 3753 Mission Avenue #113, Oceanside, Ca. 92058., This business is registered by: Burhan Motors 3753 Mission Ave., Suite 113 Oceanside, Ca. 92058 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Mobeb Amini, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/23/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017

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#2017-015062 The name of the business: Services Engineering and Management, Supply Materials and Equipment, located at 508 Starling Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Turrell Engineering LLC 508 Starling Way San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ John Turrell, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-014151 The name of the business: Grayscale Music, located at 307 E. Carmel St., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Vincent Babolo 304 La Purisma Way Oceanside, Ca. 92057 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Vincent Bambolo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/26/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-015408 The name of the business: VinBid, located at 1732 Weatherwood Ct.,San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: La Motor Group LLC 1732 Weatherwood Court San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/ David Burch, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-015356 The name of the business: North San Diego Real Estate Investors, NSDREI, located at 1220 Alessandro Lane, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: NSDREI Associations, Inc., 1220 Alessandro Lane Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/19/05. /s/ Linda C. Wessels, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/12/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-015195 The name of the business: Black Powder Silver, located at 5780 Blue Bird Canyon Road, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Stephanie Patrcia Folley 5780 Blue Bird Canyon Road Vista, Ca. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/9/2017. /s/ Stephanie Patricia Foley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

County on 6/09/2017. 6/22, 6/29, 7/06 and 7/13/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-014993 The name of the business: Cardinal Point Healthcare Solutions, Cardinal Point, CPHS, Cardinal PHS, located at 1611A South Melrose Drive, Suite 205, Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Cardinal Point Healthcare Solutions, Inc. 1611A South Melrose Drive, Suite 205 Vista, Ca. 92081 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/13/2017. /s/ Jeanette Wood, Treasurer, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

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Commercial & Residential Audio/Video Voice, Video, Data Wiring Home Theatres

IP & Analog Surveillance Cameras

RTI URC Harmony Universal Remotes Flat Screen Wall Mounting

Networking / Wireless Networking Computer Services A Few of Our Satisfied Clients -

Sound Home Solutions is an authorized dealer for Sony, Samsung, LG, Yamaha, Denon, Polk and many other Audio/Video Products. We will meet or beat any retail or online distributor and if something was to go wrong with the product, we will service it for you which eliminates returns headaches.


Licensed Bonded and Insured California State Contractors license # 934820

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