Volume 46 - No. 25
By Friedrich Gomez
It was only a few weeks ago, today, on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Avenger Field at Sweetwater, Texas, where the WASP Homecoming 2016 took place. Sadly, it went virtually unnoticed from the press corps. To this very day, these fiercely patriotic ‘fly girls’ – pioneer women military pilots from the Second World War -- are still fighting an uphill battle for recognition. Unlike the draftees who fought the “War to End all Wars,” these women warrior pilots were not drafted into action on behalf of their country – they all volunteered, every one of them. Thirty-eight would perish during World War II and today, due to advancing old age, their numbers are quickly dwindling. Prior to their gathering last month in Texas, a flyer advertising their reunion sadly said it all: “This could be the last chance we have to pay tribute to many of the “The Girls’ while they are still with us.” Almost 75 years after they distinguished themselves as true American heroes during World War II, an elite group of civilian women pilots have only themselves to cling to in camaraderie, as they remain hugely ignored and unsung today. What little recognition they have managed to receive came slowly and, for many, too late.
Back in 2010 WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) survivors were celebrated when they were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, before one of the largest crowds ever assembled in the nation’s Capitol. One can only imagine what went through the collective hearts and minds of these, largely, unheralded patriot survivors, knowing that many of their precious sisters-inarms were not there to share this prestigious honor. Many WASP had not lived long enough, but then again, the long wait was far too long in the first place. (Note: the acronym is WASP, not WASPs for plural since WASP, itself, is plural for Women Airforce Service Pilots.) According to the Washington Bureau (Tom McIlroy) only about 170 women WASP survivors were able to make it to the steps of the Capitol building back then, all of them in their 80s and 90s at the time. Many were in wheelchairs.
Not many are left out of the original 1,830 WASP program. WASP survivor, Betty Berkstresser was there – after seven decades of historical neglect – and she was in full uniform. Berkstresser was once a young girl in the WASP uniform; a pioneer aviator with stardust in her eyes, and a spring in her step. She was 90 years at the 2010 festivities (she is 96 today). Remarkably, she is still with us at age The Paper - 760.747.7119
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THUNDER FROM THE SKIES! Women Warrior Pilots Gather At Texas In 2016
Elizabeth Strohfus, above, World War II-era pilot, dies at 96, March 6, 2016
96. She now walks even slower, and may not look much like a war hero. But she is, rightfully so, then and now. During that ceremony at the nation’s capitol, she finally held her Congressional Gold Medal, signed into legislation by President Barack Obama, and bestowed to her (each WASP was given a replica) by both houses of the United States Congress. Berkstresser, once again, had stardust in her eyes, as she once did as a young girl in WASP uniform, when she flew the skies – free from all the male discrimination she had to endure during those early war years. It was a long time coming, and she cradled the Congressional Gold Medal – the highest possible civilian award given by Congress – close to her, as if it were a long-lost child. Because, in many ways, it was. Over the loudspeaker, a voice bellowed: “I believe this is the day when the people of America no longer hesitate in answering, ‘Do you know who the WASP are?’” The words fell upon a crowd
Left, Florence Watson in her P-51, right, Betty Berkstresser
of old-timers and youngsters, alike. A crowd so large that it was unable to fit into the Emancipation Hall. WASP kinfolk, and families of those who had since died, or were physically unable to travel, were assembled. Emotions ran deep and tears were seen on many faces. The words from the loudspeaker were from none other than Deanie Parrish, a surviving WASP who at 21 joined up to become a woman flier in 1943. She, too, was no longer young but, somehow, her words belied her age as they rang clear and strong, and as vibrant as she once was at 21. She is now, 95 years old today. “It was both a privilege and an honor to serve our country during some of the darkest days of World War II.” Parrish’s words could, with justification, have been filled with bitterness for all the years she and her copatriots endured mistreatment as unimportant, second-hand participants in the war effort. Instead, Parrish used her uniform, and forum, to proclaim America’s greatness and, by so doing, buoyed herself and the
country she served in the most noble of ways.
It is most ironic that the WASP engaged their biggest enemy – prejudice – at the very home-front which they chose to defend. They had suffered extreme, overt prejudice from their male military counterparts – and the U.S. government as a whole – all of whom mistreated, ignored, or downplayed their heroic efforts. The WASP were, begrudgingly, allowed to participate as military fliers only as a
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last resort, because there was a desperate need for them. Former WASP, Kaddy Steele, remembers the harsh stereotyping: “Women weren’t supposed to be doctors, lawyers, or engineers. I could be a nurse, a librarian or a teacher. Those were my choices. And if it wasn’t for the war and the fact that they were so short of pilots that . . . they condescended to let us enter the sanctum sanctorum. And they let us know that. They let us in because they needed us. They needed pilots.”
It became one of the most unique and inspiring chapters in American military annals. These dedicated, fiercely patriotic women took their place in history. But not without a hefty emotional, psychological, and physical price. Thirty-eight women would be killed in the line of duty, serving as legendary WASP. Yet for all their devotion, sacrifice, and love of country, they were cruelly, and shamefully, brushed aside and relegated to abject neglect. They obtained no official military status, and former WASP, Louise Bowen Brown, tells of a heart-wrenching episode that would prove typical. Brown recalls a train ride that she will long remember. Brown was escorting her beloved roommate’s casket from Texas to New York. Upon arrival, Brown had to inform her roommate’s parents that their young daughter (a WASP) was killed. The young WASP never received any military honors. No flag was given by the military to drape over her coffin and no official commemoration from the country she had just died for acknowledged her. It is a most tragic tale with no happy ending. But the
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! How Homeland Security Determines Benefits
Dear Sir, I have a Benefit Question
Many years ago, I married a widow out of love who had an 18-year-old daughter.
After the wedding, my father, a widower, came to visit a number of times, and he fell in love with my step-daughter.
My father eventually married her without my authorization.
As a result, my step-daughter legally became my step-mother and my father my son-in-law. My father's wife (also my step-daughter) and my step-mother, gave birth to a son who is my grandchild because I am the husband of my
WASP never forsook their fallen sister. Out of necessity, these women were forced to take up a collection of their own for the fallen heroine. The military did not even give Brown the money to transport the body for the young girl’s burial. Sadly, this was not an isolated incident. It happened with ever WASP death. Nevertheless, these women volunteers proved to be pioneers during an era where many women did not even have a driver’s license.
1940 was a milestone year in avionics, particularly for women. Prior to America’s involvement in World War II, women pilots were chomping at the bit to involve themselves in the war overseas – as pilots! American pilots, such as Jacqueline “Jackie” Cochran volunteered for England’s Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA). Far more liberal than their American counterparts, England’s ATA was using female pilots since January, 1940. The American women who flew for the ATA became the first American female pilots to ever fly military aircraft. And into the record books they flew, unbridled. History’s first women military pilots flew frontline aircraft such as the Spitfires, Typhoons, Hudsons, Mitchells, Blenheims, Oxfords, Walruses and Sea Otters. And though it is true that they flew in non-combat roles, they did fly in combat-like conditions, setting the stage for others to follow. By contrast, the United States was far more reluctant than England to include women fliers in military aircraft, even in non-combat roles. However, as World War II raged on, it was soon discovered that women fliers could very well prove to be
This boy is also my brother, as the son of my father. As you can see, my wife became a grandmother, because she is the mother of my father's wife. Therefore, it appears that I am also my wife's grandchild.
A short time after these events, my wife gave birth to a son, who became my father's brother-in-law, the stepson of my father's wife, and my uncle. My son is also my step-mother's brother, and through my step-mother, my wife has become a grandmother and I have become my own grandfather. In light of the above mentioned, I would like to know the following: Does my son, who is also my uncle, my father's son-in-law, and my stepmother's brother fulfill the requirements for receiving childcare benefits? Sincerely yours, Bubba
The Nude Runner
A woman was having a daytime affair while her husband was at work. One rainy day she was in bed with her boyfriend when, to her horror, she heard her husband's car pull into the driveway.
America’s secret weapon! In 1942, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt declared: “This is not a time when women should be patient. We are in a war and we need to fight it with all our ability and every weapon possible. Women pilots, in this particular case, are a weapon waiting to be used.” The record books would prove Eleanor Roosevelt’s words to ring true. Even before the onset of World War II women pilots had distinguished themselves. The likes of Amelia Earhart, Jacqueline Cochran, Nancy Harkness Love, Bessie Coleman, and Harriet Quimby were just a few examples of women record-holders in aviation. It was a supreme shame not to tap into America’s ‘secret weapon.’ Eleanor Roosevelt’s cry to arms on behalf of America’s women pilots was a gauntlet thrown at America’s feet. It was now time for America to rise to new levels. It was time for history to turn a new page, and for women fliers to begin to write upon it. The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) was first created in August of 1943, after the WAFS (Women’s Auxiliary Ferry Squadron) under the command of Nancy Harkness Love, and the WFTD (319th Women’s flying Training Detachment) commanded by Jacqueline Cochran, both combined into one, single entity: the WASP. Jacqueline Cochran had pushed for such a consolidation, and having better military connections, was kept on as WASP commander. The Army’s intention was to have women fill all the ‘flying jobs’ here in the United States, thereby relieving their male counterparts to travel and contribute to the front lines as military fliers. And it worked seamlessly. Women pilots were cultivated and trained to fly non-combat assign'Oh my God - Hurry! Grab your clothes and jump out the window. My husband's home early!'
'I can't jump out the window. It's raining out there!'
'If my husband catches us in here, he'll kill us both!' she replied. 'He's got a hot temper and a gun, so the rain is the least of your problems!'
So the boyfriend scoots out of bed, grabs his clothes and jumps out the window! As he ran down the street in the pouring rain, he quickly discovered he had run right into the middle of the town's annual marathon, so he started running along beside the others, about 300 of them. Being naked, with his clothes tucked under his arm, he tried to blend in as best he could. After a little while a small group of runners who had been watching him with some curiosity, jogged closer.
‘Do you always run in the nude?' one asked.
'Oh yes!' he replied, gasping in air. 'It feels so wonderfully free!' Another runner moved a long side. 'Do you always run carrying your clothes with you under your arm?' 'Oh, yes' our friend answered breathlessly. 'That way I can get dressed right at the end of the run and get in my car to go home!'
ments: they flew newly-manufactured airplanes to various military bases and participated in test-piloting new aircraft as well. They even conducted test flights on the B-29, proving to male pilots that the B-29 was, indeed, easier and safer to fly than they (the male pilots) thought possible! The B-29 was thought to be a dangerous plane when engine fires flared up during early runs, and a top male pilot was killed testing it. The Army purposely used the WASP to test fly the B-29s to help ease the fear that male pilots harbored. Colonel Paul Tibbets handpicked Dora Doughery Strother and Dorethea Johnson Moorman to ‘fly market’ the B-29 at various military bases. Such exercises by the women fliers kept proving to male pilots that if the controversial four-engine bomber was safe enough for women, it would prove safe enough for the reluctant male pilots. Col. Tibbets well remembers that historic moment: “They (the seasoned male combat pilots) were dumbfounded that two women could fly an airplane that way, when they said it wouldn’t fly! It had an amazing effect!” (“Fly Girls,” American Experience video, 2006). However, hate, jealousy, and prejudice against WASP fliers ran deep within the male military ranks. Col. Tibbets recalls one such incident: “One of the men on that airplane (flown by WASP Strother and Moorman) went into the Operations Office and pulled off his ‘wings’ and threw them down on the desk of the Operations Office and said, ‘I’m finished – that’s the end of it!’” He was quickly told, “Lieutenant, pick up your ‘wings’ – you’re not finished until we tell you, your finished!!” Such test flights were crucial in winning
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Then a third runner cast his eyes a little lower and asked, 'Do you always wear a condom when you run?' 'Nope..just when it's raining.'
Break the Rules!
Two little old ladies, Connie & Mary, were sitting on a park bench outside the local town hall where a flower show was in progress. The short one, Connie, leaned over and said, 'Life is so boring. We never have any fun anymore. For $10.00 I'd take my clothes off and streak through that stupid, boring flower show.’ 'You're on!' said Mary, holding up a $10.00 bill.
So Connie slowly fumbled her way out of her clothes. She grabbed a dried flower from a nearby display and held it between her teeth. Then, completely naked, streaked (as fast as an old lady can) through the front door of the flower show. Waiting outside, her friend soon heard a huge commotion inside the hall, followed by loud applause and shrill whistling. Finally, the smiling Connie came through the exit door surrounded by a cheering, clapping crowd. 'What happened?' asked Mary.
'I won $1,000 as 1st prize for 'Best Dried Arrangement.....’ Simple Explanation of
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that needed highly specialized heart surgery beyond the Humane Society’s capabilities. They were able to partner with a local specialist to do the intricate procedure that forever changed her life. “Tuesday” recovered and has since been adopted and is leading a happy, healthy life. Other animals are still in need of specialized care. Help the Humane Society meet the challenge grant so they can help the animals. This year alone the Society anticipates caring for at least 30,000 animals, many of whom will require medicine, surgery or specialized treatments. Thank you for considering this special request. Remember, if you donate today, your gift doubles! Visit sdhumane.org or call the San Diego Campus at 619.299.7012.
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Double Your Impact: Help More Animals – A national foundation has awarded the San Diego Humane Society a challenge grant of $50,000 for specialized medical services. To receive the funding, $50,000 is needed to be raised by June 30th, and $33,000 has already been raised. Still needed is $17,000 to meet the challenge. One example of specialized care was “Tuesday” a dog
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the war. Later, in 1945, it was this same Colonel Paul Tibbets who ended up piloting the American B-29 Superfortress (known as Enola Gay) that dropped the world’s first atomic bomb (code-named “Little Boy”) over Hiroshima, Japan, which put into motion the beginning of the end of World War II.
Despite their heroic contributions, the WASP were not always welcomed at the various air bases where they were sent. At Camp Davis, North Carolina, it was made clear they were not wanted. Many planes returning from overseas combat were in dire need of repair and were supposed to be fully repaired from any defects before being re-assigned. The planes that were re-assigned to WASP fliers were suspected of being neglected – on purpose! Women pilots experienced repeated engine failure. The WASP expressed concern that their planes were not being properly maintained. Former WASP, Ann Baumgartner Carl, remembers: “Airplane pilots flying the plane – if they see something wrong, they write it down. And it’s supposed to be taken off the flightline until it’s fixed. What they would do was, not ground the plane; they’d just write where the problem was – and off it would go (unfixed).” (“Fly Girls” video, Ibid) After two WASP had died and another one was seriously injured within one month, serious allegations of foul play by male discriminators was strongly suspected. It was clear to the aviatrix that the WASP plane crashes were caused by deliberate sabotage! Cochran would later admit that she found sugar in the gas tanks of one of the crashed WASP planes. But she was concerned that scandalous publicity might abolish her WASP program, so she did not publicize it at the time. (“Fly Girls,” Ibid). WASP flier, Mabel Rawlinson, was among those whose death at Camp Davis lingered on in the minds of her WASP sisters. Former WASP, Dora Dougherty Strother, remem-
Planting Bamboo and Drought Tolerant Plants – On Saturday, June 25th, at 10am, a presentation on planting and caring for bamboo plants and other drought tolerant plants will be given by Ralph Evans of Botanical Partners at the Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Drive in Brengle Terrace Park. Following the presentation there will be tour of Botanical Partners, 3763 silverleaf Lane, Vista, one of the largest bamboo nurseries in the US. Carpooling available to nursery. Cost is $5/non-members and free for members. RSVP required at RSVP.GardenClass@avgb.org.
Summer Animal Adventure Camp for Animal-Loving Kids - This popular summer camp, offered by the San Diego Humane Society, is offered in San Diego, Oceanside and Escondido and welcomes more than 500 children each summer. Each
bers the day, “I don’t know what it could have been attributed to, but the fire was intense . . . they could not get Mabel out and she burned to death.” The episode devastated the WASP.
In a span of almost three years (beginning with the WAFS), from 1942 to 1944 (when the WASP program was disbanded), over one thousand women pilots flew test planes, instructed male pilots, and towed targets for anti-aircraft artillery practice. Some were young girls still in their teens, like WASP Marguerite “Ty” Hughes Killen, who passed her flight tests and got her commercial and flight instructor rating at the tender age of 18. (It was in August of 1943 that WASP training program lowered its age limit from 21 to 18 ½)
The WASP were never drafted and forced into service (as many of their male counterparts were). Quite simply, they all could have just stayed at home. Perhaps some would have married, raised children, or worked in war factories to support the war effort, like Rosie the Riveter. Yet, they chose to come forward, out of their safe havens, into the shadow of war, to serve their country. And they did. And many died. WASP applicants covered the spectrum of Americana: housewives, secretaries, waitresses, students, factory workers, nurses, and teachers. One was even a Ziegfeld chorus girl. Two were Chinese-Americans: Hazel Ying Lee, and Maggie Gee. Lee gave her life as a WASP when she died in a runway accident. Gee survived the war. There was one Native American WASP, Ola Mildred Rexroat, a young Oglala Sioux from South Dakota’ Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The young female patriot survived the war and later joined the U.S. Air Force where she continued to serve her country.
More than 25,000 women applied to the WASP program. Only 1,830 were accepted. And only 1,074 passed. Pilot training was harsh and unforgiving. Only 50 percent of the WASP trainees made it to graduation. Unlike other military branches, WASP trainees had to pay out-ofpocket expenses for their travel to
camp is a week-long interactive and educational summer camp and this year campers, in addition to learning about domestic pets, will have the opportunity to learn about wildlife and the impact wild animals have on our diverse ecosystem. The camp offers a fun opportunity to learn compassion and respect for all living beings, and lessons in the responsibility that comes with caring for an animal. Campers will play games, make crafts and be exposed to hands-on animal activities with dogs, kittens, guinea pigs, bunnies and more. Camps are from June 27 through August 11at San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego; July 18 through August 5 at Oceanside Campus, 572 Airport Road, Oceanside; and July 5 through July 15 at Escondido Campus, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. For more info and to submit an application, visit www.sdhumane.org/camp or call the Education Dept. at 619.279.5939.
Summer Reading Challenge at Public Library – The Escondido Public Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge offers reading fun for all ages and special programs for babies, children, teens, and adults through July 31st. Join the Reading Challenge at the Library or online at library.escondido.org/summer by July 23rd and Exercise Your Mind by reading for enjoyment and incentive prizes. Free events for the month of June include: Children’s; crafts every Tuesday at 2pm; June 28, Puzzle Piece Picture Frame Craft. Baby storytime (infants and toddlers) every Wednesday at 10:30am. Performers every Thursday at
training camp, their food at mess hall, and their barrack lodgings. On top of it all, they experienced rejection and were regarded by many ruthless male counterparts as useless, and unworthy to fly, simply because they were women. Those WASP who went on, distinguished themselves beyond expectations and, eventually, served as role models for others to follow in their footsteps. The WASP had every reason to be proud of their ranks – they had comparable flying records as their male counterparts. Some said their flying records were even superior to male pilots. Famed WWII pilot, Chuck Yeager (Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager) said of the WASP fliers, “They could’ve been sent to the war had the law allowed it and they would probably had done as good as the men had they had equal experience.” (“Fly Girls” video, Ibid).
The accomplishments of the WASP are monumental. Even breathtaking. They were stationed at 120 air bases across the United States. They flew over 60-million miles of operational flight, in 78 different types of aircraft, to 108 bases. They delivered 12,650 military airplanes and were crucial in helping win the war. Some of them were so exceptional in their skills that they qualified and were given the right to test rocket-propelled planes, and to pilot jet-propelled aircraft. And though they flew for the military, took the military oath, and died in the service of their country – they had no minimal medical care, no life insurance, and in some cases, they had no fire truck for possible crashes, and they (sometimes) were given a ‘loaned’ ambulance. Thirty-eight died; eleven in training and 27 on active duty. Through all of this, they faced brutal discrimination, and even death – some deaths now thought to have come about through deliberate, planned sabotage from their own countrymen! By 1944, air superiority had been achieved overseas and U.S. airmen began to come home. Pilot training programs halted in the U.S. and all pilots (those returning from war as well as male flight instructors at
2pm; June 23, One World Rhythm, an interactive celebration of motion and sound; June 30, The Amazing Science of Bubbles, learn about bubbles and watch them do what you never thought possible. Adult events, July 2 at 10:30am; adult summer crafts, watercolor painting, learn basic watercolor techniques, step-by-step instruction. Registration required at http://library.escondido.org/register. Teen events; June 29 at 3:30pm, Game On! Challenge your friends to mind bending and brain teasing games. Library programs, events, and services are free and open to the public; and sponsored by Friends of the Library. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido. For more info, visit library.escondido.org/summer or call 760.839.4839.
Home Firearm Safety/Basic Handgun Class on July 10th – A monthly 3-hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already owns, a handgun. The class if Sunday, July 10th, from 2pm-5pm, at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammunition are provided for the class, but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun if they already own one. The shooting range is located at 16525 Guejito Road and Lake Wohlford Road. Cost is $60/person. To register, call Jack at 760.746.2868.
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home) now faced the draft – as foot soldiers. However, if the men could take over the jobs held by the WASP fliers, they would be spared the draft. A campaign was soon launched against the women fliers. Airmen, powerful columnists in newspapers, and even Congress attacked and called for the dismantlement of the WASP program. Even the tide of public opinion began to turn against the women fliers. It was only six months earlier that the general populace thought it noble and patriotic to be a WASP. America was now yearning to return to pre-war customs. Women, they said, were to be in their homes, not flying airplanes. And with the unemployment rate after the war rising dramatically from three million to 12 million, the timing looked atrocious for the WASP program. It was now considered, by many, to be unpatriotic to be a WASP. Congress held hearings, focusing heavily on the ‘alleged’ high costs of training women pilots. The anti-WASP campaign was in full swing. The national sentiment seemed to be that if women pilots wished in to be in the military, they should join the WAC (Women’s Army Corps).
WASP architect and commander, Jacqueline Cochran, saw things differently. She wanted the Army to militarize the WASP program and keep it airborne. Her close friend and contact, Gen. Henry “Hap” Arnold, of the USAAF, suggested to Cochran that she militarize the WASP under the WAC program. But Cochran was certain that if that happened, the WASP would be kept permanently on the ground. There were nearly one hundred thousand WAC serving in the army and none of them were fliers. If Cochran were designated head of the WAC program, her WASP fliers would stay in the air. Her hopes to accomplish this were dashed when another immensely talented woman, Colonel Oveta Cup Hobby, was designated director of the WAC. It was no secret that
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The Paper • Page 4 • June 23, 2016 Investigation into Suspicious Death Continues
On Monday, June 13th, at approximately 1:10pm, CHP, Escondido Police, and Escondido Fire personnel responded to a report of an unresponsive female in a vehicle on the on-ramp to northbound I-15 from El Norte Pkwy. Escondido Fire Department personnel arrived and determined that the female was deceased. The deceased had a head injury and was seated in the driver seat of the vehicle. The front driver and passenger side windows of the black Mercury Sable were shattered.
Escondido Police are investigating the case as a suspicious death. The deceased female is identified as Elizabeth Antoinette Perez, a 38 year old resident of Fontana. The investigation is on-going. There is no indication of an immediate threat to the public. Anyone with additional information is asked to call Escondido Police at 760-839-4722, or leave information anonymously at 760-743-TIPS (8477). San Marcos Sex Trafficking Ring Enters Not Guilty Plea
Pimping, pandering and human trafficking . . . all charges were leveled agains a trio of individuals who based their operation in San Marcos.
Tyrone Evans, 40, Lila Lefors, 36, and Natash McElrath, 37, were all arrested Friday, after a year long investigation by the District Attorney’s Human Trafficking Task Force.
Man About Town
Covering the Arts: For the better part of the last 16 years Troy Larson has served as Art Director for The Paper.
Come to find out Sunday morning that Troy is in ICU at the VA Hospital in Seattle, Washington, with some heart problems.
We’re hoping that all is well with Troy and we’ll have him back at his artist’s easel in short order. Troy and I operate pretty much on the same wave length when it comes to designing the art for our cover stories. Often, I’ll work up a rough draft and send to him so he’ll get a good idea of what I want to convey. He reshapes it and sends it back as a marvelous work of art.
The trio is alleged to have forced the girls into prostitution, primnarily by Evans. Evans could face a maximum of 29 years in state prison if convicted of all charges. Lefors and McElrath each face up to 24 years if convicted. “This month’s successful takedown of two sex trafficking operations is further evidence of law enforcement commitment and cooperation in San Diego County to stop the scourge of human trafficking,” said District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis.
Dumanis went on to say that her department investigated the ring for over a year by reviewing financial records, checking communications on social media, emails and other social messaging platforms. This is the second human trafficking ring broken up this year. Carlsbad Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near Julian
One rider was killed after two motorcyclists crashed into each other this past Sunday, near Julian.
The Carlsbad motorcyclist, 37 years old, was killed when he was ejected from his motorcycle followng the collision. He died before he could be treated for his injuries.
California Highway Patrol officers state that it appears the victim, driving a 2012 Harley-Davidson west on state route 78 when he crashed in a curve new Spring View Road about 4:50 p.m. He was ejected into the path of the other motorcyclist, who
It might be an interesting gallery of art to pull together all the cover stories Troy has done for us over the years (16 years = 52 weeks x 16 = 832 covers - not to mention the many ads and promotional announcement/ads and feature pages he has designed). Very talented and lovable man. I call him my favorite Norwegian (though his true nationality is unknown as he was adopted by a Norwegian family).
Hoping Troy bounces back. This week’s cover was cobbled together by a wandering gypsy with gray hair who was wandering the streets with a tin cup asking for alms. We were so touched we commissioned him to do the cover. If you like me, you’ll like this graphic artist gypsy as well. You see, we are one and the same.
Meanwhile, eldest son Scott is also in hospital with pancreatitis and gall bladder problems. He normally delivers The Paper in Escondido, Rancho Bernardo and parts of San Marcos. Not this week. If he is out of hospital he’ll be resting up; if he’s still in hospital then he belongs to the beautiful nurses of Palomar Medical Center. I have been quoted as saying
was driving a 2009 Kawasaki. The second driver was unable to avoid the fallen motorcyclist. The second drive, a 43-year-old San Diego man was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Neither alcohol or drugs ares suspected to be causitive factors; both riders were wearing helmets. Vista Man Identified as Fatal Accident Victim
Elvis Eric Mora of Vista has been identified as the victim killed in an auto accident on Route 78 in Oceanside last week. The Medical Examiner’s office said he died of blunt impact injuries to the head. Mora was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. He was the sole occupant of a 19999 Honda Prelude. He lost control of his car after passing another vehicle. A witness told CHP that the driver was speeding when he lost control and the car rolled over into a guloly along the road, west of El Camino Real; The accident occured about 11:15pm accoding the CHP.
The driver died before he could be taken to the hospital. Drowned Identified
The Medical Examiner’s office has identified 51-year-old Luisito Rivera. Rivera drowned last Saturday after entering the water off the shore in La Jolla.
that the Davis family probably paid the mortgage on the new Palomar West hospital this month as I was a “guest” of theirs two weeks ago and now Scott. The combined insurance payments to the hospital will likely make a dent in the monthly obligation. ••••• While we’re making our medical rounds - I doff my chapeaux to the lovely Becky, wife of brilliant San Marcos attorney, Tony Abbott. Becky, whom I have dubbed “my favorite Jewish Irish Princess,” took a couple of bad falls, resulting in a couple of busted up ribs and some need for recuperative time. She was in hospital for nine days and Tony, bless his heart, stayed at the hospital - sleeping there to be close to Becky. Becky has finally been discharged and is now in a convalescent hospital for a few more days until she is ready to go back home.
We, Evelyn and I, had planned to go visit Becky on Sunday buy that was before we know of Scott’s condition at the hospital. We will have to take a rain-check and look forward to a chance to grab a sandwich with Tony and get caught up on all the latest. Hoping Becky comes home
Letters to the Editor Up-Chuckles
Lyle .. Here they come again, the do gooders the holier than thous that come out of the wood work where quite honestly they should remain.
Please do not give into these morons; that's the problem with the country today. With all its political correctness they are trying to squash our sense of humor which is a must in this Godforsaken world. Laughter in our society is a must. It’s a tonic that should be taken daily. Your response to Diana Valencik was spot on. It gave me goose bumps when I read it. I was disappointed that you gave no response to Beverly Reed probably you didn't have the address of the convent. GREAT JOB. keep it up.
/s/Derek Tatum San Diego County, CA.
soon! She’s a very special lady and Tony’s a special guy! ••••• We traveled to the stately manor of Kevin and Chris Camperell last Saturday for a farewell party for Paul and Claire Tullius. Paul was one of my favorite Kiwanians and I had high hopes for him becoming president of our Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club one day. Hard worker, dedicated, reliable, punctual . . . just a super person. But, they have family in Colorado and wanted to be near their kids and grandkids. So it was a bittersweet farewell, very sad to see them go but happy for their bright future with family. Have been in many beautiful homes but not many as pretty as Kevin and Chris’s home. Lovely furnishings, landscaped grounds so pretty that they could easily be dedicated as a city park . . . everything just spotless. Chris, as always, absolutely radiant and Kevin with his ever present smile. They were the perfect hosts to a group of mighty fine people.
All our best wishes to Paul and Claire. You will be missed! ••••• Also spent time at the Mission316 Church in San Marcos, with Pastor Sam
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I was glad to know that our president visited Hiroshima and it brought some solace to the Japanese victims of the atom bomb explosion. I was distressed to hear that what used to be a high approval rating for President Truman giving orders to drop the bomb had now been reduced to a little over 30% approval. People forget or never knew history. I suppose in another generation or two, the people will demand that President Truman be censored and our country make a formal apology to Japan.
I well remember listening to the radio on that Sunday December 7, 1941, when I was at work, and hearing of the bombing at Pearl Harbor. I recall the horror we felt. What most people and we did not realize at the time was the magnitude of the simultaneous bombing attacks in other places. Six different places were bombed in the Philippines and two days later the Japanese waded ashore in six places to take over the Philippines. Dutch Indonesia and other islands were bombed or taken over and soon they controlled nearly all of the Southwestern Pacific and started bombing Australia.
We had the privilege of visiting Pearl Harbor in 1977, where 1000 sailors lie beneath the memorial. At the “Punch Bowl,” we saw the graves of 25,000 and the names inscribed on the memorial wall of 26,280 others missing in action or buried at sea. Wesley, my husband, found the name
of his dear buddy, Dwight Taylor, from high school days, who was killed on the Franklin and buried at sea.
In the Philippines, we saw where hundreds of civilians were killed by the Japanese. We visited Corregidor, the three square mile island at the entrance of Manila Bay. We saw the rusted batteries of guns and visited the museum that tells of the battles and how General Douglas MacArthur had to flee to Australia, saying, “I will return.” We looked across to the Bataan Peninsula, where one of our friends took part in the “death march.” We visited the Manila American Memorial Cemetery where we saw thousands of marble crosses and stood in awe as we looked at the Memorial panels inscribed with 36,279 names of those missing in action or buried at sea. We saw General Douglas MacArthur’s landing craft off the coast of Tacloban, Leyte, where he did return to the Philippines. It cost thousands of lives from Australia, the Pacific Islands, and across the Philippines before the country was retaken in March 1945.
We knew an elderly lady we called “Auntie,” who was in our home and came to the church where Wesley, my husband, preached when we taught at the Bible College in the Philippines. I heard her say several times, “I love the Americans, I saw your soldiers being shot down on our streets in
Manila when they tried to save our country, I love the Americans.”
The dropping of the atomic bomb was a horrific thing and we hope it never happens again, but taken in perspective, it saved many more lives and destruction than it took. The United States was planning an all out attack on Japan that was not carried out.
I had a Dutch friend who, with her family and many others, was in an internment camp in Indonesia. She said, “If they hadn’t dropped the bomb when they did, we all would have died of starvation.” That was true of prisoners in China, Japan and other places.
The Taylors, missionary friends in China, had four children who were interned in China with their whole school and two lady missionaries we knew. They were kept four years and those in the camp were concerned that the growing children had an inadequate diet. Our friend, Geneva Sayre, helped cook in the camp and said, “We saved every egg shell and crushed them real fine to put in the bread we baked to increase the intake of calcium.” The 1400 of those in the camp were released by paratroopers who dropped in on August 17. Our friend, Jake Deshazer, a Doolittle bombardier, who had been in prison and tortured in China since April 1942 felt he could not have lasted much longer when he was released August 20th.
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We love Pastor Sam and his sermons. Down to earth, easy to understand, and thought provoking. Clever event for Father’s Day. After the service, Pastor Sam had arranged for about a dozen young folks to pass out bottles of “Dad’s Root Beer” to celebrate Father’s Day, along with “Slim Jim’s” as a snack.
While I’m not a Christian I absolutely love Pastor Sam and his Mission316 sermons. If you enjoy hearing a stimulating message that makes you think, regardless of your religious persuasion, or lack thereof, I commend you to Pastor Sam.
They meet in San Marcos every Sunday at 10am. If you’d like to check out Pastor Sam and his church, they’re in the auditorium adjacent to the San Marcos City Hall. As a bonus, they even give you coffee and cookies after the service. ••••• Best advice I ever got. Find a job, profession, or business you
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Cochran was furious! Her ultimatum to Gen. Arnold was simple: militarize the WASP program – or shut it down. Cochran refused to be subordinate to Col. Oveta Hobby. As Cochran confided to a friend, “I will not serve under a woman who doesn’t know her ass from a propeller!” The once mighty WASP were officially dismantled on December 20, 1944. The end had finally come.
The official records of WASP achievements were sealed for decades after they were disbanded, further shrouding their true contributions. Their service records were marked and sealed as “Classified” or “Secret.” For all their mistreatment, and being disallowed veteran status in the service of their country, many went to the grave with an unfulfilled heart. But a grateful nation slowly began to change all of that. In 1977 the United States did an official ‘about face.’ America finally embraced these fly girls as true veterans under the G.I. Bill Improvement Act. Then, in 1979, all WASP were issued official Honorable Discharges. In 1984, each WASP was awarded the World War II Victory Medal. And six years ago today, they were given the highest civilian award by the U.S. Congress – the Congressional Gold Medal. (Note: the Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award given by the president. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest award given by congress. ) There are fewer Congressional Gold Medals awarded than the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
just last month in their latest gathering on May 28, 2016, only 18 WASP survivors made it to their annual reunion at Avenger Field, in Sweetwater, Texas. Their precious numbers are vanishing with the years. Soon, there will be none. None to hear us say, “We love you.”
But, it was her flying that set her free. “When I was in the sky, I had the whole sky before me. There were no limits to where I could go,” she said with a gentle smile. No truer words. No truer reward. Tucker passed away shortly after receiving her Congressional Gold Medal. Once more, she has been set free.
When these Congressional Gold Medals were handed out at the nation’s capitol in 2010, only 170 WASP were present to receive their prestigious awards. At their reunion last year on May 23, 2015, only 21 WASP survivors were present. And
I told my son "I want you to marry a girl of my choice!" He said "NO!" For those of you who wish to learn I told him its Bill Gates daughter! more about the WASP, you may con- He said "OKAY!" tact the National WASP WWII Museum, P. O. Box 456, Sweetwater, Got in contact with Bill Gates and Texas 79556. If you wish to call the told him "I want your daughter to marry museum for tour information, etc, their telephone number is: (325) 235- my son!" 0099. Or you may wish to visit their He said "NO!" Told him my son was the CEO of website at: www.waspmuseum.org the World Bank! He said "OKAY!"
Went to the President of the World Bank and told him to make my son CEO of the Bank! He said "NO!" Told him my son was Bill Gates Son in Law! He said "OKAY!" That's Exactly how Politics works.... Pondering
The author, Friederich Gomez
This is the 45th cover story by Friedrich Gomez In Memoriam
1. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks? 2. Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand?
3. If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, How would we ever know? 4. If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words? 5. Why do we say something is out
It was a golden moment before the eyes of the world. A shining achievement, by an elite corps of pioneering women, was finally officially acknowledged by a grateful country. It was a long time coming. Most of the WASP never made it to the steps of the nation’s capitol six years ago, in 2010. But, who is to say that these pioneers of the sky did not already receive their greatest reward before they passed on? Former WASP, Marcella Tucker, never made it to those Capitol steps that milestone day. The 90-year-old former WASP from San Jose, California, was too weak from pneumonia to make the long journey. She was unable to join her sisters, all whom once rained thunder from the skies, together. The journey was something she could easily have done as a trail-blazing, heroic WASP, in her greener years, when she was still exploring the Wild Blue Yonder. But, no matter. The Congressional Gold Medal did, finally, come to her in the mail, three weeks later. She loved it. She cradled it. She kissed it.
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Now the Senate decides
This year, 12 of my bills made it through the Assembly. Their fate will now be decided in the Senate, which has until the end of August for up or down votes. At this point, having received bi-partisan support for most of my legislative package in the Assembly, I am optimistic about the prognosis. Newman
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My legislation this year includes a bill to streamline construction of reclaimed water pipelines to increase available supplies of irrigation water, which will also free up more potable water for domestic use. Legislation extending the sunset date for Laura’s Law, allowing participating counties to continue providing assisted outpatient treatment for the severely mentally ill, has also been forwarded to the Senate. Other health/public safety legislation would assist elderly and dependent adult victims of financial crimes seeking mental health or financial counseling, along with a bill encouraging employment of persons previ-
of whack? What is a whack?
6. Why does "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing? 7. Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing?
8. Why do "tug" boats push their barges? 9. Why do we sing “Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there? 10. Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting? 11. Why is it called "after dark" when it really is "after light"?
12.. Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected?
13.. Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites? 14. Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things?
15. Why is "phonics" not spelled the way it sounds? 16. If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it? 17.. If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
18. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
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ously incarcerated after completion of alcohol or substance abuse treatment programs.
Other health-related bills include legislation allowing Medi-Cal patients to have access to immediate blood allergy tests by their primary care physician without requiring referral to a specialist, a bill that would expedite the appeals process for antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS patients, and legislation governing health coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Another bill will bring California law into accord with common practice to prevent seizure of shelter animals for medical or biological research.
These bills, along with others I have authored or co-authored, will be debated by the Senate over the summer. Once approved, the legislation will be forwarded to Governor Brown for his signature (or veto), probably sometime in September. I look forward to continuing to serve as your voice in Sacramento.
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We visited Hiroshima where the first bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945, but in spite of the deaths which included 20,000 Korean forced workers, Japan refused to surrender. Three days later a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki (30,000 Koreans were killed there) and on August 10th Japan agreed to surrender.
It was with a sense of sadness that we strolled through the Peace Memorial Park and gazed at the remaining gutted building in Hiroshima. We were with our two American Japanese friends, but we were the only ones who looked American. As we entered the museum of the bombing and its after effects, we noticed a tour group of Junior High girls going in. We wondered how we would be perceived. When we came out, we were besieged by the girls who wanted our autograph. Our bemused friends looked on from the side and took our picture! Written by Evelyn Memorial Day, 2016
Editor’s Note: Though Memorial Day 2016 has come and gone, we felt this memoir written by Ms. Keller touched on a number of areas that are often forgotten by the general public, both contemporary and older. It is good to be reminded of those days of pain and suffering, endured so that we might enjoy the life we do today.
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Escondido Senior Service Trips Planned – Next travel meeting will be Monday, July 11, at 1pm. Any questions, call 760.745.5414. July 4, Monday, Newport Harbor Boat Cruise & Fireworks – wait list only. Trip departs at 4:30pm, with dinner at Buca di Beppo, cruise around Newport Harbor, and returns approximately 11pm. Moderate activity level. On Wednesday, July 20, visit the Gem Institute, Hunter Steakhouse Lunch and Leo Carrillo Ranch; Cost is $68/person. Docent tour of Gemological Institute of America; lunch at Hunter’s Steakhouse, then a docent tour, history and tranquil beauty of Leo Carrillo Ranch, once owned by actor Leo Carrillo. Activity level moderate; trip departs at 9:15am, returning approximately 4:30pm. Then on August 16, Tuesday, Viejas Casino, gambling, $5/person. Watch this weekly column in The Paper or call the number above for future trips.
B’nai Tikvah Celebrates Shabbat on the Beach – On Friday, July 15th, starting at 6pm, B’nai Tikvah will celebrate Shabbat with Rabbi Ben Leinow & Cantor Larry Kornit at Ponto Beach (on the border of Encinitas & Carlsbad). Celebrate Shabbat as the sun goes down over the Pacific, plus BBQ & dessert Kiddush. Bring an item to share. Free and open to families in our community. Congregation B'nai Tikvah, 2510 Gateway Road, Carlsbad. Visit bnaitikvahsd.com. For further information, contact Naomi Gabai-Fisher at 858.472.0303.
North Coast Symphony Orchestra to Hold Concert – Under the direction of Daniel Swem, the North Coast Symphony Orchestra will perform “Summer Splendor” on Saturday, July16th at 2:30pm at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr (corner Encinitas Blvd and Balour Dr), Encinitas, 92024. From 1:00-2:30pm, the orchestra and the San Diego County Music Exchange will sponsor an instrument “petting zoo.” Children attending the petting zoo will receive a free ticket to the con-
cert. The program will feature light classical and pops music, including selections from Les Miserables and much more. Vocalist Olivia Truitt will be featured. Tables seating up to 8 persons will be set up so the audience can enjoy a picnic meal during the concert. Do bring food, but NO alcoholic beverages. Tickets available at the door: $10 general, $8 seniors/students/military, $25/family max. The orchestra is sponsored in part by the City of Encinitas and the Mizel Family Foundation. No reservations. More information is available from the orchestra website at www.northcoastsymphony.com.
Make Art in July – Creative fused glass workshop with professional glass artist Cherrie La Porte will be on Saturday, July 16th, 11am-1:30pm, at the Escondido Arts Partnership, Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, phone 760.480.4101. Attendees will learn the basics of fused glass. Think glass jewelry, plant stakes, sun catchers, small plates, or other glass objects. No experience necessary. Cost is $60/workshop, includes glass and supplied. Space limited; sign up now by emailing cherrielaporte!gmail.com or visit her website at www.cherrielaporte.com.
“Electronic Fridays” at the Fair – The Ford Dealers Paddock Stage is the site for the “Electronic Fridays” events from 7 to 11pm. Dance away your Friday with funky rhythms, synthesized sound and heavy bass lines, while local and regional DJs/producers perform. This event is free with Fair admission. Hosted by Energy 103.7 FM, each Friday from 7 to 8 pm, Energy’s own DJ Schoeny will open high-tempo, digitally-mastered concerts that will keep the audience dancing through the night. On June 24th, the following will perform; 8-9pm, T3CHF4LL, known for using old rock with newer electronic songs in an unusual style of mixing open format to reach all ages. From 9-10:30pm, Ste’Louse (stay-loose) is stage name of Denver producer Ross Ryan who creates a unique auditory experience with genre-defying sound. Then on July 1st; from 8-9pm, King Kai, began as a hip hop dancer, then was introduced into the world of DJing and Electronic Dance Music. From 910:30pm Malukino performs a second time for a high energy headlining set. For more information, visit www.sdfair.com.
Learn to Dance Like A Champ With CHS Varsity Lancer Dancers Elementary and middle school kids who love to dance, or aspire to try out for dance or cheer squads in the future, are invited to brush up on their dance skills this summer with the Carlsbad High School Varsity Dance Team. The World Champion Lancer Dancers will be holding a Junior Lancer Dancer summer camp from August 16-19 at Carlsbad High School from 9am to 12noon each day. The camp is open to beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers for a donation of $125 per child (includes a free T-shirt and photo). Participating dancers will learn new dance routines, have a performance opportunity, gain self-confidence, and begin to develop a championship attitude by having the Lancer Dancers as role models. Complete registration online at www.LancerDancers.com. The donations will help fund the Lancer Dancer’s annual trip to Orlando, Florida, to compete in the Universal Dance Association’s (UDA) National and World Championships. Coached by Lancer Dancer alum Laura Nares, this elite group of dancers are selected each year through a rigorous try-out and screening process and are nationally recognized for excellence in dance. In the last 15 years, the Lancer Dancers have won 11 National Titles in jazz and hip hop. Their most recent title was at the USA Dance National Championships in Anaheim in March 2016 where they placed first in Hip Hop. In February 2016, the team was awarded the prestigious World Championship title in hip hop during the UDA National Dance Team Championships in Orlando, Florida. To watch their videos or for more information, visit www.lancerdancers.com or email to JrLancerDancers@gmail.com.
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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
"Trail of Tears"
The removal of the Cherokee Nation from their native lands in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama was one of the saddest episodes in American history.
President Andrew Jackson gets much of the blame, but he is only the historical face on this Indian removal from the South to the Middle Southwest. In the late 1830s, Congress passed the "Indian Removal Act." The Cherokees, which notably had the only written language and considered by the white man to be the most civilized among the Native Americans, fought the constitutionality of the legislation, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court. The effort failed, and in 1838, the Federal government began removing the Cherokees to the "Indian Territory" in what is today Oklahoma.
President Jackson ordered Gen. Winfield Scott to lead 7,000 troops, removing the Indians from their native lands. The Cherokees were promised money, livestock, and various provisions and tools. Some of the Indians refused to go and took
off to hide in the mountains of North Carolina, the swamps of Georgia, and other places too inhospitable for white men. Others were allowed to stay by taking U.S. citizenship, but in the winter of 1838-39, 15,000 Cherokees were marched some 1,000 miles through Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas into the forbidding Indian Territory. Many of the Cherokees walked the entire distance without footwear and skimpy clothing. Losses were estimated at more than 4,000. They died mostly from disease, exposure, exhaustion, and hunger.
Once they arrived many of the government's promises went unfulfilled, as was the case with other Indian nations across the continent. But the Cherokee and many other Native American nations got some solace in that oil was discovered on their lands in Oklahoma. Of course, the Whites wanted it back, but that didn't happen in many cases. Today, most Native Americans are getting a portion of sweet revenge through their reservation casinos. Slowly but surely they are getting a return on their losses, thousands of dollars at a time. That sad "removal" of the Cherokees has mostly been forgotten by Americans and all but lost in our history, but not by the Native Americans. History labels this episode the "Trail of Tears," but the Cherokees call it the "Trail Where They Cried." Historic Memory --In September 1955 -- Rather than make him a martyr through trial and punishment, long-time Argentinean dictator Juan Peron was sent in exile to Paraguay by the military. Peron had been hiding out on a Paraguayan gunboat anchored in Buenos Aires harbor after a four-day old revolution ousted him from power.
Also in September 1955, teen idol James Dean was killed in a car crash shortly after he had finished filming the epic movie "Giant." His Porsche Spider careened off the highway as he traveled north on Highway 101 near Paso Robles.
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Woman’s Club Installs New Officers
The Woman’s Club of Vista held their Installation of Officers at their luncheon meeting at the Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista, in addition to the awarding of scholarships to students from various schools. They meet the second Wednesday of the month, except July and August, at 10:30am for a luncheon and program. The club recently celebrated their 100 years and is the oldest club in Vista. For information, call 760.822.6824 or
Art Quilt Group to Exhibit at RB Vista Adobe in July - The Free Spirits, an art quilt group that was formed in 2003, will be exhibiting at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe in Vista, July 6-30. The artists will have a reception on Thursday, July 21 from 1-3pm. Stop by and feel free to ask questions about techniques and material usage. This year each artist produced a series called "Full Bloom," and used individual inspirations for this challenge. The result is quite a variety of quilts. Visit the Adobe's website at ranchobuenavistaadobe.com for directions and times the gallery is open; park across the street. Admission to the gallery is free.
DAR Chapter Installs New Executive Board
L-R: Directors:Alice Reule; Fran Jensen (representing Sylvia Buesch); Lori Sanna; Treasurer Ruth Schneider; Corresponding Secretary Linda Story; 4th V.P. Karen Rott; Karen Keusseyan (representing Judy Pantazo, 1st V.P.); Palomar District President and Installing Officer Myrna Binford; President, Nancy B Jones. female 18 years www.womansclubofvista.org.
The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), installed a new executive board for the 2016-2018 term. Leading the chapter will be Regent, Alida Woodward. In support will be 1st Vice Regent, Sarah Fagen; 2nd Vice Regent, Deirdre Marsac; Chaplain, Connie Gallear; Recording Secretary, Laura Horn; Corresponding Secretary, Wanda Prosser; Treasurer, Jacquie Berzins; Registrar Janet Giovannetti; Historian, Marilyn Barding. The DAR is open to any of age or older who is lin-
eally descended from a patriot who assisted in some way in America’s fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. Visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org
The event was a fundraising opportunity for CWONC where members checked ID’s, sold tickets, and served as stewards at the Craft Beer Garden. The event was a day of fun, as well as a way to raise funds to support upcoming CWONC projects; Adopt a Squadron & Operation Helo Babies (HMLA 369), Canine Companions for Independence Graduation, and CWONC’s Scholarship Program. Visit www.cwonc.org. Marilyn Bieck, Speaker at DAR Chapter Meeting
Pictured l-r: Alida Woodward, Deirdre Marsac, Connie Gallear, Laura Horn, Wanda Prosser, Jacquie Berzins, Janet Giovannetti, Marilyn Barding, Historian. Not pictured, Sarah Fagen
Contemporary Women Volunteered at S.M. Summer Music Fest
The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), welcomed speaker Marilyn Bieck at a recent meeting. Her topic was about how important it is for all of us to write about our own life experiences.
Recently five members of GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) volunteered at the 7th Annual San Marcos Summer Music Fest, a day of Rock, Blues, BBQ, and Craft Beers, held in Walnut Grove Park.
Pictured l-r: Marianne Valencia and Joy Stefano
pictured: Linda Ramos, Marilyn Bieck Much is written about other members of the
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PLANNING A SPECIAL EVENT IN 2016? Wedding? Quinceaneras? Reception?
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family but we forget ourselves. She gave examples of ways to do this and mentioned GAB – Guided Autobiography, a class starting in the fall. Contact North San Diego County Genealogical Society for information on GAB. Mrs. Bieck was given a certificate and honorarium by Regent, Linda Ramos. The honorarium was returned to the chapter to be used for the DAR Schools. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who assisted in some way in America’s fight for independence in the Revolutionary War. Visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org
Seven Recipients Benefit from Soroptimist’s Awards - Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland recently awarded $24,000 to seven recipients: One single mother, four local nonprofits and two nursing students where honored at the Soroptimist Women’s Award Gala (SWAG) where all guests walked the red carpet to the Academy-Award style event.
Great prices! major events include house manager and security in attendance, tables/chairs set up Call 760.743.9178 to reserve your 2016 date
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love. Something that makes you happy. Happiness is more important than money. A man making $150,000 a year, with expenses, may not, in fact, be happy - because he’s not doing something he truly loves. Meanwhile, an auto mechanic who makes $45,000-50,000 a year but loves his work - is going to be much happier in his life.
My counsel would be, “don't educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be Happy. So when they grow up they will know the value of things not the price.”
It is, of course, entirely possible to get involved in a business, job, or profession that makes you both very happy and very rich. I know several people like this. The key, however, is that the lust for money is not what drove them to be successful. They are successful because they do what they do well . . . and they love it! ••••• Attended a belated birthday party for our 5-year-old granddaughter, Alex, on Saturday. Son, Kenny, held it at his place. Lots of food, presents, a swim party . . . and good people. One visitor, Jessie, broght his
Jack Russell terrier, which is blind in both eyes. Dietary problems contributed to, if not fcaused the blindness. “Cosmo” is well loved and cared for.
I had to suppress a chuckle when Alex came up to me as I was petting Cosmo. She started petting him and looked at me and said, “Tampaw, Cosmo is blindfolded.” No, I didn’t correct her. That will be for another day. Clearly, she was sympathetic with a beautiful dog that was blind in both eyes . . . but I was proud of Jessie for seeing to it Cosmo lived a comfortable llife. ••••• One of our newest and hard working Kiwanians, Sherri Weeks Rivera, is visiting her home state of Michigan. I, too, grew up in the midwest and remember well not only he midwestern heat but the humidity (and skeeters, and chiggers).
Heat and humidity is a real killer. Heat I can handle, humidity, no thanks.
Humidity in San Diego, however, is nothing like midwestern humidity. We get 40-50-60% humidity and the sky begins to ball. Try humitidy of 80-85-90% or higher, with temps from 85 to 100. Tough, tough weather.
Photo 1: L-R: Soroptimist Club President Dee Dee Timmons with Vicki Gonzalez, winner of this year’s Live Your Dream award, holding the $250 Money Bouquet that was raffled off. (Photo by Jackie Piro Huyck)
The featured event was the presentation of the Club’s “Live Your Dream” Award to Vicki Gonzalez of Escondido, a single mother who lost her first child, Jonathan, to neuroblastoma cancer in 2010 when he was only 4 years old. As presenter Judy Gregorie explained, the Live Your Dream award assists women like Vicki who have overcome great obstacles and are the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education and employment prospects. Gonzalez, who has a young daughter to support, was awarded a $3000 cash award. “I understand that I may not be able to control everything that happens in my life, but what I can control is how I handle things and the choices I make,” said Vicki in her initial application. “Going through the hardship of my son’s suffering and his death made me grateful for the fact that I am alive, which is an opportunity Jonathan will never be able to experience. I live in his memory,” she said. Currently attending Palomar College, Vicki will be transferring to Cal State San Marcos in the fall of 2016 to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with her eventual goal to earn a Masters and Ph.D. and become a licensed Child Psychologist. She also becomes eligible to apply for additional cash awards at the Soroptimist District level. Over $11,000 was then distributed to four grant applicants: Boys and Girls Club of Vista for their “Smart Moves” program; Leap to Success for their “Leap to Confidence” program; Welcome Home Ministries for women transitioning from incarceration; and Casa de Amparo for their “Creating Future of Hope for Pregnant & Parenting Foster Youth” program. The Club’s Foundation, a separate entity established as a testamentary trust when long-time Soroptimist Lucille Strachan passed away in 1983, then awarded $5,000 each to graduate nursing students Christine Dukovich and Sasha Luecke. As presenter Runa Gunnars explained, the Foundation seeks women applicants who are pursuing graduate degrees with majors of English or medical science. Both are UCSD grads, pur-
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• Page 10 • June 23, 2016
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.
Council Member, Represents District 3
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suing their Masters in Nursing degrees at USC and both do an impressive amount of volunteer work as well. The women were picked from five qualified applicants to receive this year’s award.
Capital Improvements Coming to Escondido
Every year the City Council reviews and approves several types of budgets. The one I look forward to the most is the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget. In this document we summarize funding plans for investing in tangible projects within the City – things we all use, like roads, sidewalks, park equipment etc. Funding comes from a variety of Soroptimist International of Vista Charitable Fund board members pose with Foundation Awardees. L-R: Runa Gunnars, Cherie Wilson, Awardee Christine Dukovich, Nelly Jarrous, Jean Barnebee, Awardee Sasha Luecke, Sherry Luz, Judy Gregorie and Dee Dee Timmons.
sources and is often restricted for use on specific things. For example, Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) money is federal grant money that can only be spent in areas with low median income. Developer Impact fees are collected when new building permits are issued and invested in community upgrades to absorb increased population from new development. Utility project upgrades are primarily funded by rate payers in the form of monthly water and sewer payments. Gas tax and Transnet funding is dedicated to
Catholic Widows/Widowers of North County – For twenty four years the Catholic Widows and Widowers of North County has been going strong. The organization is a social group of approximate 150 members from North San Diego County, both coastal and inland. A friendly group of ladies and gentlemen enjoy as many as fifteen scheduled events each month. Being active helps to fill the void after the loss of a spouse. Catholic widows and widowers that are interested in meeting new friends while enjoying interesting activities are invited to join the group. To view the monthly calendar and for more information, visit the website at www.cwwnc.com.
Golf Classic to Benefit Canine Companions - The 8th Annual Canine Companions Invitational Golf Classic will be held on Friday, July 22, at the OMNI La Costa Resort & Spa, 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, 92009. Shotgun start is at 8am, followed by an Awards Luncheon and Silent Auction. Four Person Scramble $250/Single and $1,000/Foursome. Luncheon only is $75. Sponsorships are also
Funding sources fluctuate annually so it could take several years to fully fund major projects – like the Citricado Parkway Extention or the Lake Wohlford dam rebuild. This year we are continuing to invest in road maintenance and upgrades but we are also funding improvements to parks.
For a detailed listing of our plans, access the CIP budget on-line at: https://www.escondido.org/capital- mentprogram.aspx
available. For information, visit ccigolf.org or call Pat Lawson at 602.312.3040.
Models Needed for the 2017 Calendar – The much-anticipated Photo Fundraiser is back! Don’t miss out on making your furry, feathered, or scaled friend a star – submit their photo today. In addition to your chance at making your pet a full-page modelof-the-month in the calendar, you and your friends can also vote online for your favorites and win great prizes. With a $25 entry fee donation, you can submit your pet’s picture for guaranteed inclusion in the 2017 calendar’s collage pages. Plus, you get a free calendar with every entry. Your pet will also be in the running to e one of 11lucky pets chosen by a selection committee to be featured as a full-page Pet of the Month in the calendar. Submit your pet’s photo online or download the entry form and mail it in. There is a $25 donation entry fee per photo, and you can enter as many times as you like.
Social Butterfly Cont. on Page 11
The Pastor Says . . .
Even from a fast moving train, you can see when the berries begin to ripen. Pickers come in to harvest the berries because with each harvest, the plants produce even more berries until they are overflowing with delicious fruit.
Cora is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 6 month old, 8 pound, Dachshund / Terrier mix.
When she was younger Cora lived in a home with several other dogs. Now she’s ready for the one-on-one attention she deserves. Cora enjoys lying in the sun and playing fetch. She was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society from another shelter through the FOCAS program.
The $195 adoption fee for Cora includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. For more information call 760-7536413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org. Kennels and Cattery open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday.
Binx, a 1-year-old American mix guinea pig, is looking for a loving home. He may be a bit timid at first - but he just wants to get to know you before settling in and showing his affectionate side. Once he feels more comfortable, we guarantee this little piggy will offer more than enough affection. Aside from being a cuddlebug, Binx also loves dogs and does very well around children. He can’t wait to find a loving family - will it be you?
Binx is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus located at 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making Binx part of your family, please call 760-888-2275 or visit sdhumane.org.
Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316, San Marcos Strawberries
So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Colossians 2:6-7. These verses remind me of strawberries.
Along the Amtrak/Metrolink route to Los Angeles, you see some strawberry fields. The first look is the small plants carefully spaced along the flat growing rows. The real start, though, is when the seeds (yes, those tiny seeds on the fruit) are carefully germinated in a warm location. Soon, the small, rooted plant is taken outdoors and begins to grow. It is built up and strengthened by sunlight, a little water, and tender care by the grower.
St. Paul probably wasn’t thinking about strawberries when he wrote these words to the Colossians, but he was thinking about gardening or far ming. And, he was thinking about the young believers in the church at Colosse. Strawberry plants face a lot of dangers: disease, bad weather, cloudy days. Too much of this and there will be no fruit, no strawberries. The church at Colosse faced dangers of their own. Wrong teaching, selfser ving leaders, mixed messages. Paul’s word to them was to stay the course. They had come to see Jesus Christ as their Lord and savior. Firmly rooted, they needed now to keep on, continue to live in him, so they could be built up and strengthened so that the result of their life, the fruit, would be overflowing. There’s still time for a bowl of good strawberries, a strawberry pie, or just picking a few off the buffet table. As you enjoy those strawberries, remember that God cares for you in the same manner that the grower carefully nurtures his plants to their full, overflowing, ripeness. And be thankful.
• Page 11 • June 23, 2016
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
Warmer temps and wildfire season are here
The weather is warming up and vegetation is beginning to dry out, which means wildfire season is here. San Marcos residents are urged to prepare their families and homes now against wildfire threat.
Residents can create or refresh emergency plans, gather emergency supplies and making sure smoke detectors are in working condition.
It is important that residents stay connected before, during and after emergencies by subscribing to the Property owners should create and City’s e-alerts, facebook, twitter, and maintain at least 150 feet of instagram pages, and by setting defensible space by eliminating radios to AM 1610 to stay informed grasses, trees and weeds near your about local emergency and safety home that serve as “fuel” for information. wildfires – but to do so in the morning or evenings to prevent For wildfire preparedness sparking a fire in the dry heat of the information, visit www.sanday. marocs.net/wildfiresafety.
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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Photos will be accepted through August 31, 2016. All photo fundraiser entrants, including those submitted by mail, will be featured online so everyone can join in the voting fun. Invite your family and friends to vote for your pet(s). Votes are $1 each, and all photo entries will also be considered as full-page month spreads in the 2017 wall calendar, and blind-judged by a selection committee. Visit the San Diego Humane Society at www.sdhumane.org for more details, or any of the campuses by phone, San Diego619.299.7012; Escondido-760.888.2275; or Oceanside-760.757.4357.
Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day at the Fair - Pay One Price and ride all day at the San Diego County Fair. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 22, 23, 29 and 30, A $35 wristband gets you UNLIMITED RIDES on any ONE day from noon to 8pm at the Fun Zone and Kids Zone. Pepsi Pay-OnePrice Ride Day vouchers are available for purchase online NOW and throughout the Fair. It’s easy! Buy your wristband voucher online and print it before you come to the Fair (a convenience fee is added to online purchase price). Vouchers purchased must be redeemed by 6pm on any of the Ride Days and can be used until 8pm. Save even more on Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day with a $5 discount coupon from Albertsons│Vons! Go to any San Diego County Albertsons or Vons and purchase select Pepsi products to get a coupon for $5 off the price of the Pepsi Pay-One-Price wristband. Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day information is available at www.sdfair.com/rideday. This offer ends June 30th. Dear Friend of the Animals – The pleasure of your presence is requested by President and CEO, Dr. Gary Weitzman, and the Board of Trustees for an evening of flamenco-inspired fun. Join us on Saturday, August 13th for the 30th Annual Fur Ball, honoring Rita and Brys Myers. Your evening at the Fur Ball includes: a hosted bar and
cocktail reception; onsite raffle; live and silent auctions; dinner and wine selections by Chef Jeffrey Strauss, owner of Pamplemousse Grille; and dancing to live music by Haute Chile. Purchase your tickets now! The event is selling out quickly. To reserve your tickets by phone or email, contact Jenny Ludovissy at 619.243.3469 or email@example.com. Ticket prices: Malaga (General seating): $325; Barcelona (VIP): $550. Table Sponsorship Opportunities: Andalusia Table: $6,500; Catalonia Table: $11,000; Madrid Table: $25,000. For underwriting opportunities, contact Christina Lewis at 619.243.3479 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hop Aboard the Eco-Bus Tour – On Friday, July 22nd, the Carlsbad Chamber has scheduled an Eco-Field Trip to the Desalination Plant, Aquafarm, and NRG Power Plant. For eight years the Chamber has offered this unique and informative 4hour tour to its members; this one takes place Friday, July 22, from 8am to 12:30pm. A continental breakfast will be prior to the tour at the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation, Discovery Center. The bus will leave from here for the stops listed above; all of which have emerged as leaders in the sustainability movement. Space is limited to 30 chamber members; reservations required; purchase tickets at the Chamber. Cost is $30/chamber members.
"I Love America" is Theme of Christian Women's Club Luncheon - The CWC will meet on Monday, July 18th at 11:30am at St. Mark Golf Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, San Marcos. Cost of the luncheon is $20 inclusive. The special speaker, "Proud America", Pat Van Gorder from Solana Beach is a published author and motivational speaker who talks about how to be the "Best of Friends." "One Nation under God" " Let Freedom Ring," is a special program by LaRue McNamara, founding director and secretary, Honor Flight Southland and Dave Rotbart, Honor Flight honoree, World War II service in the US Army-Air Corps, radio tech, in Tasmania, Australia and India. Entertainment by "American Songbirds" David and Joey with patriotic
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Mobile Pet Clinic Heads to Vista
Did you know dogs four months and older should be licensed in the City of Vista?
This helps unite pets with their owners if they become lost or are rushed to a veterinarian if severely injured. Important health information about pets can also be placed in their licensing records. The City of Vista’s animal licensing is managed by the San Diego County Humane Society’s North Campus in Oceanside. The Humane Society’s Mobile Vet is offering affordable vaccinations,
licensing, and microchips this Saturday, June 25 at Buena Vista Park (1788 Shadowridge Drive). Check the Humane Society’s web site for more details at sdhumane.org/licensing or call at 760.730.8850. The events run from 10 am to noon. If you are a resident of Vista, you can stop by to renew or purchase a new license or have your pet vaccinated. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted and pet owners are seen on a first come, first served basis. For other upcoming mobile clinic events, check the Humane Society’s website.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Library Trivia Bee Fundraiser
The Friends of the Public Library will host the Oceanside community’s most FUNdraiser, the Trivia Bee, on Sunday, July 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The FUNdraiser will be held at the Junior Seau Beach Community Center at the foot of the Oceanside Pier. Thanks to Buzztime Entertainment, teams of varying sizes will get to use their knowledge of trivia to compete to win the coveted Seagull trophy. Many of the teams will be sponsored by service organizations and local businesses. David Nydegger, President and CEO of the Oceanside Chamber of
music. Look forward to attending this special patriotic tribute to our men and women who served in the military and to the men and women who are currently serving so that we can have freedom. Be ready to sing along with David and Joey. Come out and meet all the special guests; bring a friend. You might have a war tale you would like to share. Wear red, white and/or blue if you like. Men invited to the special event. The club has no membership or dues. Make reservations by July 14th, for the luncheon. Walk-ins welcome. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women's Club. For more information, go to www.stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna, 760. 432.0772, or Linda, 760.685.1588.
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Commerce, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The event will also feature a contest to honor the team with the most team spirit, opportunity drawings and a few valuable auction items. You can purchase tickets by cash or check at the Civic Center or Mission Branch Libraries, or by credit card at triviabee2016.eventbrite.com. Advance tickets are $30 and tickets at the door will cost $35. Teams may be made up of 3-8 people and gourmet refreshments will be served. A free shuttle will be available for patrons that would prefer to park at the Civic Center Plaza. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Public Library. Call 760-435-5560 for more information.
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Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
How to Build a Cheap Computer
In October of 2008 at a press conference the late Steve Jobs was asked why Apple did not compete with Dell and HP for the low end retail PC business. Jobs famously replied, "At Apple we don't know how to make a $500 computer that's not a piece of junk." A lot has changed in the ensuing eight years. Apple doesn’t build PCs any more, they buy them from China, but you still can’t buy one for $500. It is, however, possible to buy a Windows PC in the $500 price range that is not junk, but just barely. The low-end “junk” has dropped to the $300 to $400 range. “There are two basic sales channels for PCs, retail and corporate (enterprise). The retail PCs sold in “big box” stores come with Windows “Home” version preinstalled. Corporate PCs are purchased from distributors with Windows “Professional.” The IT (information technology)
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19. If you are cross-eyed and have dyslexia, can you read all right?
20. Why is bra singular and panties plural? 21. Why do you press harder on the buttons of a remote control when you know the batteries are dead?
22. Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase? 23. How come abbreviated is such a long word?
24. Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?
25.. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
26. Why do they call it a TV set when you only have one? 27. Christmas - What other time of the year do you sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of your socks? 28. Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway? Our Yearly Dementia Test-- only 4 questions
It's that time of year for us to take our annual senior citizen test. Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it's important to keep mentally alert. If you don't use it, you
professionals who guide corporations in the purchase of their PCs understand and specify levels of quality, reliability, value and performance. Corporate PCs cost more than retail but are better value because of their quality and reliability. Small business and home users who shop the “big box” stores are not IT professionals and often do not know how to judge quality, reliability, value and performance. They do understand price, so pricing is how Dell, HP, Lenovo and other major brands compete. The “big box” retailers use the low-end PCs to bait and switch users to the higher cost PCs. Retail PC makers are pressured to make them ever cheaper so they compensate by stuffing retail PCs with “bloatware," (paid ads from third party advertisers). The retailers then offer to remove the factory installed ads, pop-ups, banners, trial programs and links for a price. Retailers also enhance their margins on the lowend PCs with add-ons, services, service contracts and extended warranties.
um, multi-year warranty components like ASUS motherboards, lifetime RAM, three year CPUs etc.
By using different materials and processes, electronics component manufacturers can produce several “grades” of products from OEM (cheapest) to premium (most expensive). In addition some manufacturing processes yield several product “grades” from a single “batch.” This is accomplished through a sorting process in final QA and test. The “grade” of products like RAM, CPUs, hard drives and even motherboards can be determined by how well they do in final test. Those that pass all tests with high marks are “premium” grade and are packaged under the company logo and sold as “premium” with multi-year warranties. Those that pass QA at lower levels are des-
ignated as OEM or generic and sold to manufacturers or packaged under “economy” brand labels with minimal warranties. These are the parts in retail “bottom feeder” PCs.
Cheap retail PCs are almost never a bargain. Even OEM components without moving parts like RAM, CPUs and motherboards are more prone to heat stress failure than their premium counterparts. A business or home PC shopper looking to save money on a PC purchase is likely to be better off spending money on a reconditioned, quality PC than on a new “Cheapie.” Here at the Computer Factory we actually give “new” warranties (one year) on our own reconditioned, “trade-in” PCs.
The difference between a good quality corporate PC low quality retail PC is what’s inside. Retail PCs have the cheapest version of the Windows OS that allows Microsoft to control “updates.” With only single year warranties, retail PCs makers use low end motherboards, low rated power supplies and generic RAM, hard drives, optical drives, cases and fans. Their Intel and AMD CPU’s are OEM grade with limited warranties. Corporate PCs, like Computer Factory PCs, are built to “workstation standards.” That means using premi-
Below is a very private way to gauge how your memory compares to the last test. Some may think it is too easy but the ones with memory problems may have difficulty. Take the test presented here to determine if you're losing it or not.
OK, relax, clear your mind and begin. 1. What do you put in a toaster?
Answer: 'bread.' If you said 'toast' give up now and do something else. Try not to hurt yourself. If you said, bread, go to Question 2. 2. Say 'silk' five times. Now spell 'silk.' What do cows drink?
Answer: Cows drink water. If you said 'milk,' don't attempt the next question. Your brain is over-stressed and may even overheat. Content yourself with reading more appropriate literature such as Auto World. However, if you said 'water', proceed to question 3.
3. If a red house is made from red bricks and a blue house is made from blue bricks and a pink house is made from pink bricks and a black house is made from black bricks, what is a green house made from?
Answer: Greenhouses are made from glass. If you said 'green bricks,' why are you still reading??? If you said 'glass,' go on to Question 4.
4. Without using a calculator - You are driving a bus from London to Milford Haven in Wales. In London, 17 people get on the bus. In Reading, 6 people get off the bus and 9 people get on. In Swindon, 2 people get off and 4 get on. In Cardiff, 11 people get off and 16 people get on. In Swansea, 3 people get off and 5 people get on. In Carmathen, 6 people get off and 3 get on. You then arrive at Milford Haven. Without scrolling back to review, how old is the bus driver? Answer: Oh, for crying out loud! Don't you remember your own age? It was YOU driving the bus!
If you pass this along to your friends, pray they do better than you.
PS: 95% of people fail most of the questions!!
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Dareild Dewayne Williams filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Dareild Dewayne Williams
to Proposed name David Dewayne Mitchell 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
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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
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the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: June 24, 2016, 9:30a.m., Department 46.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014591 The name of the business: MediaLogic, located at 2054 Camino Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Daniel Wagner 2054 Camino Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Daniel Wagner First day of business was 5/21/1993.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016078 The name of the business: Living Champions Foundation, located at 956 Sugarloaf Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Daniel Cisneros 956 Sugarloaf Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Daniel Cisneros First day of business was n/a.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016356 The name of the business: Media Fastlanes, Treeline Press, located at 3589 Pear Blossom Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92057. This business is registered by: Indy L. Quillen 3589 Pear Blossom Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Indy QL. Quillen First day of business was n/a.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014719 The name of the business: Moriah Realty Services, Inc., located at 1228 Sunglow Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Moriah Realty Services, Inc. 1228 Sunglow Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/Michael Darrell Green, President
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014788 The name of the business: San Diego County Senior Doubles Bowling Club, located at 1438 La Habra Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Dianne S. Lott 1438 LaHabra Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 Diana Shaw 1312 McClelland San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by unincorporated association other than a corporation. /s/Dianne S. Lott, General Partner
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013034 The name of the business: Window World of Orange County, located at 1534 N. State College Blvd., Anaheim, CA. 92806. This business is registered by: EKB Custom Builders, Inc. 1534 N. State College Blvd. Anaheim, Ca. 92806 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 2/6/16. /s/Clarence E. Bryan, Jr., President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016086 The name of the business: Archibald Tax Service, Inc., located at 950 Boardwalk, Suite 304, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Archibald Tax Service Inc. 650 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd, Space 114 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 6/01/16. /s/Carol L. Archibald, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13/2016 6/23, 6/30, 7/7 and 7/14/16
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013033 The name of the business: Window World of San Diego, located at 2509 S. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: KEB Custom Builders, Inc. 2509 S. Santa Fe Ave. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 7/8/14. /s/Clarence E. Bryan, Jr., Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012693 The name of the business: Wright Enterprises, located at 665 Ingleside Place, Escondido, CA., 92026. This business is registered by: Lorri A. and Duane K. Wright 665 Ingleside Place Escondido, Cal 92026 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 5/5/16. /s/L. Wright This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., 5/05/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012664 The name of the business: Kinsley Medical, located at 409 S. Las Posas Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Carlsbad Imaging, PC 1648 Corte Orchidia Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 3/1/15. /s/Michael Gabe, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., 5/05/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013873 The name of the business: Scotia Pardon & Waiver Services, Scotia Pardons, Trusted Pardons, TRP Travel Services, located at 1701 Carissa Way, Carlsbad, CA., 92011. This business is registered by: Ayesha Akhtar 1701 Carissa Way Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 06/01/2015. /s/Ayesha Akhtar This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/19/2016 6/2, 6/9, 6/16 & 6/23 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-012978 The name of the business: Allegiant Garage Doors, located at 1257 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Dayne Guzman 691 Paseo Rio Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Dayne Guzman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., 5/10/2016 6/9, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016243 The name of the business: Nunez Consulting, located at 31374 Club Vista Ln, Bonsall, Ca. 92003. This business is registered by: Salvador Nunez 31374 Club Vista Bonsall, Ca. 92003 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Salvador Nunez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014121 The name of the business: Alan’s Auto Parts, located at 1520 Sheridan Pl., Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Robert Parker 1520 Sheridan Pl. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Robert Parker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/23/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00017338-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Desiree’ Judith Mendoza-Cadman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Desiree’ Judith Mendoza-Cadman to Proposed name Desiree’ Judith CadmanMendoza
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: July 12, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: North County Division, 325 W. Melrose, Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated May 24, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 6/02, 6/09, 6/16 and 6/23 /2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014929 The name of the business: REED, located at 197 S. Las Posas Rd. Suite 19, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Kristin Woolever 2504 Honeybell Lane Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Kristin Woolever This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2016 6/9/, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014768 The name of the business: Swift-Dry Carpet Cleaning, located at 1635 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #209, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Swift-Dry Carpet Care, LLC 1635 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #209 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business n/a. /s/Zachary Michael Peddie, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/31/2016 6/9/, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014543 The name of the business: BMW Master Care Inc., Bavarian Master Care, Inc., located at 180 Pawnee St., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: BMW Master Care, Inc. 180 Pawnee St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 9/15/1996. /s/Hamed S. Wassel, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/26/2016 6/9/, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014002 The name of the business: MTZ Flooring, located at 2106 University Drive, G04, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Jose Manuel Martinez 2106 University Drive GO4 Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Jose Manuel Martinez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/20/2016 6/9/, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015336 The name of the business: PokeWaii, located at 1158 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: AJ Quads, Inc. 663 S. Rancho S. Santa Fe, #678 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/Jonathan Kha, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/03/2016 6/9/, 6/16, 6/23 & 6/30/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00019389-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jessica Mayock filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jessica Ann Mayock to Proposed name Jessica Ione Elbert Decker
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 26, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: North County Division, 325 W. Melrose, Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated June 9, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 and 7/7/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014884 The name of the business: Myriad Admin Services, located at 2574 Joann Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Vanessa Jayne Clark 2574 Joann Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 6/1/16. /s/Vanessa Jayne Clark This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015914 The name of the business: Fire Mountain Home Improvement, located at 1524 Kelly St., Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is registered by: Fire Mt. Home Improvement 1524 Kelly St. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 7/6/2011. /s/Rick Chambers, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/09/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015428 The name of the business: Shear Envy by Jen V., located at 720 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Suite 17 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is registered by: Jennifer Vasquez 532 Starling Way San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Jennifer Vasquez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-014095 The name of the business: The Inside Man, located at 38833 Magee Rd., Pala, Ca. 92059. This business is registered by: William G. Eagleton 38833 Magee Rd. Pala, CA. 92059 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/William G. Eagleton This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/23/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015989 The name of the business: Summerwood Homes Realty, located at 1507 Bush Street, Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by: Judy Ann Richard 1507 Bush Street Oceanside, Ca. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Judy Ann Richard This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/10/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-013138 The name of the business: Fade Kings Barbership, located at 1892 W. El Nore Pkwy, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: David Nava 567 Charlotte Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/David Nava This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/11/2016 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, and 6/30/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015836 The name of the business: Shannon’s Beauty Salon, located at 376 Vista Village Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Carmen Urlostegui 722 McGavran Terrace Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 2/14/09. /s/Carmen Urlostegui This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/09/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 and 7/07/2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015051 The name of the business: ROI Drive, located at 7140 Tanager Dr., Carlsbad, CA. 92011. This business is registered by: Sultan Akkan Kassegne 7140 TanagerDr. Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Sultan Akkan Kassegne This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/02/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 and 7/07/2016 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2016-00019380-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Panchita Pearl Garrett filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Panchita Pearl Garrett to Proposed name Pearl Pie Garrett 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 27, 2016, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: North County Division, 325 W. Melrose, Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated June 9, 2016 /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 and 7/7/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-015930 The name of the business: Banquetes Callejas, located at 2515 Pioneer Ave., Vista, Ca. 92081. This business is registered by: Norberto Callejas 1745 Via Allena Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business n/a. /s/Norberto Callejas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/09/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016092 The name of the business: Coastal One Insurance Services LLC, located at 480 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Coastal One Insurance Services LLC 460 W. Mission Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Company. First day of business 5/1/2008. /s/Lisa McCray, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13/2016 6/16, 6/23, 6/30 & 7/07/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016189 The name of the business: JMD le salon, located at 1205 Auto Park Way, Suite 205, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by: JMD Studio, LLC 7123 Surfbird Circle Carlsbad, Ca. 92011 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Company. First day of business n/a. /s/Jean Marc De Angelis, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13/2016 6/23, 6/30, 7/07 & 714/2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2016-016690 The name of the business: Next Step Assessments, located at 1434 Sweetbriar Circle, Carlsbad, Ca. 92011. This business is registered by: Michael Christian Koch 1434 Sweetbriar Circle Carlsbad, CA 9201 This business is conducted by an indididual First day of business n/a. /s/Michael Christian Koch This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/17/2016 6/23, 6/30, 7/07 & 714/2016
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'In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American and nothing but an American ... There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag ... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language ... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.'
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The Doctor is In!
San Marcos Dental Center
As your Dentists for the San Marcos community, we would like to assure you that we keep up with the ever changing technological advancement within the dental field. Dr. Hurt and Dr. Shepard are always continuing in their education and are committed to providing their patients’ with the best treatment and materials available to date. For patients who are anx-
ious or afraid of dental work, Dr. Hurt, D.D.S, is licensed in oral sedation, where a pill is taken to help the patient relax and fall into a nice semi-sleep state. This allows the doctor to do several restorations in one visit and the patient is not aware of the procedures being done on them. Dr. Hurt is also qualified in Implant restoration with single or multiple crowns and bridge restoration, as well as with implants for dentures.
For patients with breathing difficulties and jaw joint pains, Dr. Shepard, D.D.S, is trained specifically under United States Dental Institute (USDI) for Orthodontics and Dental Orthopedics. She can help patients open up their airway, alleviate TMJ and alignment of teeth, which will improve a patients overall breathing, health and jaw pains. Call us today and come in for a free consultation, second opinion or just a tour of our office. You will be
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Pre-season Special $199 Complete, Full Service AC Package (A $300 Value! Truck or Car! RV’s slightly higher.)
We will begin by diagnosing the problem. You tell us what's wrong, and we will not only confirm it, but also diagnose where the issue is stemming from.
In most cases, air conditioning problems stem back to low levels of refrigerant. Unfortunately, replacing the refrigerant will not be enough to fix the problem. If your refrigerant levels are low, we will need to determine why.
If it is because of a leak, we will need to determine where the leak is coming from before we can repair it. If there is no problem with your refrigerant levels, then we will move on to rule out other issues that could be causing your air conditioner to malfunction.
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As always we continue to thank our brave troops for all they are doing for our independence.
God Bless America.