Volume 44 - No. 23
June 05, 2014
by lyle e davis
We’ve heard a great deal about the Apache, the Comanche, the Sioux, the Nez Perce . . . but most of us have not heard much about an Indian Nation that is fairly close to us, geographicaly, if not historically. The Navajo Nation has a rich, sometimes colorful, history . . . filled with adventure, excitement, pain and suffering, and tragedy. But many of their tales are not often told. We propose to change that a bit.
A bit of background: The name “Navajo” comes from the late 18th century via the Spanish (Apaches de) Navajó "(Apaches of) Navajó", which means, roughly, "fields adjoining a ravine". The Navajo call themselves Diné.
Left: A Blind Navajo Medicine Woman in her sacred hogan. She walks in the desert daily, guided by the warmth of the sun on her face, giving her the sense of direction - near route 160, “The Navajo Trail,” Arizona Lower Left: A beautiful turquoise bracelet. An example of the fine silversmith craftsmanship by the Navajo.
The Navajo were semi-nomadic from the 16th through the 20th centuries. Their extended kinship groups had seasonal dwelling areas to accommodate livestock, agriculture and gathering practices. As part of their traditional economy, Navajo groups may have formed trading or raiding parties, traveling relatively long distances.
Background below: Monument Valley, AZ, where the Navajo regularly traveled.
Upper background: An example of one many designs that the Navajo used in their blankets and wall hangings.
While a very peaceful people today, the Navajo Nation at one time did a lot of raiding of other tribes, stealing horses, cattle, etc. The other tribes returned the favor, in kind. They were never considered terribly warlike but they were known as quite competent and brave warrior when the cause demanded. The Navajo provided our ‘codetalkers’ during WWII, passing messages in the Navajo language so enemy forces could not understand nor break the code. They acquitted themselves quite honorably.
During the battle that preceded “The Long Walk,” the Navajo put up an effective fight until a scorched earth policy, denying them of food, water and shelter, and the onset of winter, caused them to surrender. More about that another day, when we tell that painful story. Till then, it’s important you know a bit more about the Navajo. To under The Paper - 760.747.7119
stand them as a people. As a culture.
Historically, the structure of the Navajo society is largely a matrilineal system, in which women owned livestock and
Once married, a Navajo man would move to live with his bride in her dwelling and among her mother's people and clan. Daughters (or, if neces-
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sary, other female relatives) were traditionally the ones who received the generational property inheritance. As adults, males represent their mother's clan in tribal politics. The clan system requires that-
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people must date and marry partners outside their own clans, which for this purpose include the clans of their four grandparents.
Most of us who have any familiarity at all with the Navajo have an awareness of turquoise jewelry, Navajo blankets and rugs, and the hogan. The Hogan
A hogan, the traditional Navajo home, is either built as a shelter for a man or for a woman. Male hogans are square or conical with a distinct rectangular entrance, while a female hogan is an eight-sided house. Both are made of wood and covered in mud, with the door always facing east to welcome the sun each morning. The Navajo construct hogans out of poles and brush covered with earth. Navajos have several types of hogans for lodging and ceremonial use. Most Navajo members today live in apartments and houses in urban areas but there are still a number of traditionalists within the Nation that still prefer the hogan. As some of today’s Navajo
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Finally! Blond MEN Jokes
A friend told the blond man: "Christmas is on a Friday this year." The blond man then said, "Let's hope it's not the 13th." -----------------------------------Two blond men find three grenades, and they decide to take them to a police station. One asked: "What if one explodes before we get there?" The other says: "We'll lie and say we only found two." -----------------------------------A woman phoned her blonde neighbor man and said: "Close your curtains the next time you and your wife are having sex. The whole street was watching and laughing at you yesterday." To which the blonde man
become urbanized they still protect the rights of their elders. They didn’t want to raise sheep and live in a hogan, the traditional round looking buildings with a door due east. But they were violently opposed to anyone stopping their parents and grandparents from the Navajo way. An elder, a grandmother by the name of Katherine Smith had stopped the bulldozers in their path. Not only did
A Navajo family in front of a traditional hogan in Canyon de Chelly in 1927.
she post up on the road but she had an old rifle, shiny and oiled. Navajo custom does not like eye contact but her dark black eyes said the gun wasn’t a prop. Her stopping the dozers that day led to the making of Broken Rainbow, an Academy Award winning documentary detailing the plight of Native Americans as they fought corporate America. replied: "Well the joke's on all of you because I wasn't even at home yesterday." -----------------------------------A blonde man is in the bathroom and his wife shouts: "Did you find the shampoo?" He answers, "Yes, but I'm not sure what to do... it's for dry hair, and I've just wet mine." -----------------------------A blonde man goes to the vet with his goldfish. "I think it's got epilepsy," he tells the vet. The vet takes a look and says, "It seems calm enough to me." The blonde man says, "Wait, I haven't taken it out of the bowl yet." -----------------------------------A blond man spies a letter lying on his doormat. It says on the envelope "DO NOT BEND. . He spends the next 2 hours trying to figure out how to pick it up. -----------------------------------A blond man shouts frantically into the phone "My wife is pregnant and her contractions are only two minutes apart!" "Is this her first child?" asks the Doctor. "No!" he shouts, "this is her husband!" -----------------------------------A blonde man was driving home, drunk as a skunk. Suddenly he has to swerve to
vacated land to corporations eager to mine for uranium and coal. Both Hopi and Navajo protested the forced displacement of 10,000 Navajos. The fence was cut.
By the end of 1986 Congressman Norman Mineta had A modern day version of the hogan; called for a review of note the solar panel on the roof. U.S. government This hogan likely has indoor action and Senator plumbing as well as electricity. Alan Cranston had asked for a 2-year Her defiance halt on implementation of PLstrengthened The Big 93-531. Unfortunately after 10 Mountain Support years Peabody Coal finally was Group, which was a broad-based collection able to level one of the four of grass roots organi- sacred mountains. They were zations and individu- held off a long time by all the als that formed to efforts. America’s dependence fight the eviction of on global-warming coal for indigenous people electricity won out. Our ravenfrom their land in ous appetite for energy continues to this day with no easy Arizona. answers. For generations Hopi and Navajos had lived together as I find it interesting that neighbors at Big Mountain. buried on page 45 of the 2010 But in 1974 Congress passed Defense Appropriations Act, PL 93-531, which divided the after pages on the maintejoint use area into separate nance and operation of the Hopi, Zuni and Navajo por- U.S. military, is an official tions. A 300-mile fence was to apology to Native American be built to separate families people. and to keep them from grazing their herds in the former com- “The United States, acting mon area. Relocation of the through Congress … recognizes Navajos off their lands would ‘The Navajo’ enable the tribal council to Cont. on Page 3 lease thousands of acres of
avoid a tree, then another, then another. A cop car pulls him over, so he tells the cop about all the trees in the road. The cop says, "That's your air freshener swinging about!" -----------------------------------A blonde man's dog goes missing and he is frantic. His wife says "Why don't you put an ad in the paper?" He does, but two weeks later the dog is still missing. "What did you put in the paper?" his wife asks. "Here boy!" he replies. -----------------------------------A blond man is in jail. Guard looks in his cell and sees him hanging by his feet. "Just WHAT are you doing?" he asks. "Hanging myself," the blond replies. "It should be around your neck" says the guard. "I tried that," he replies, "but then I couldn't breathe." -----------------------------------(This one actually makes sense.) An Italian tourist asks a blonde man: "Why do Scuba divers always fall backwards off their boats?" To which the blonde man replies: "If they fell forward, they'd still be in the boat." ••••• An older couple is lying in bed one morning. They had just awakened from a good night's sleep.
He takes her hand and she responds, "Don't touch me." "Why not?" he asked.
She answered, "Because I'm dead."
The husband asked…"What are you talking about? We're both lying here in bed together and talking to one another!" She said, "No, I'm definitely dead." He insisted, "You are not dead. What in the world makes you think you're dead?"
"Because I woke up this morning and nothing hurts!" ••••• Remember... Once you get over the hill, you'll begin to pick up speed. ••••• I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I even put some in the food. ••••• Whatever hits the fan... Will Not Be Evenly Distributed. ••••• Everyone has a photographic memory. Some, like me, just don't have any film. ••••• I always know...God won't give me more than I can handle
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The Paper • Page 3 • June 05, 2014 Turquoise has been part of jewelry for centuries, but Navajo artists did not use inlay techniques to insert turquoise into silver designs until the late 19th century.
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that there have been years of official depredations, ill-conceived policies, and the breaking of covenants by the federal government regarding Indian tribes; apologizes on behalf of the people of the United States to all native peoples for the many instances of violence, maltreatment, and neglect inflicted on native peoples by citizens of the United States …”
It went on to urge the president to acknowledge the wrongs. Such acnowledgement has not been forthcoming. Jewelry
Silversmithing is an important art form among Navajo. Atsidi Sani (c. 1830–c. 1918) is considered to be the first Navajo silversmith. He learned silversmithing from a Mexican man called Nakai Tsosi ("Thin Mexican") around 1878 and began teaching other Navajos how to work with silver. By 1880, Navajo silversmiths were creating handmade jewelry including bracelets, tobacco flasks, and necklaces. Later, they added silver earrings, buckles, bolos, hair ornaments, pins and squash blossom necklaces for tribal use, and to sell to tourists as a way to supplement their income.
The Navajo's hallmark jewelry piece called the "squash blossom" necklace first appeared in the 1880s. The term "squash blossom" was apparently attached to the name of the Navajo necklace at an early date, although its bud-shaped beads are thought to derive from Spanish-Mexican pomegranate designs. The Navajo silversmiths also borrowed the "naja" (najahe in Navajo] symbol to shape the silver pendant that hangs from the "squash blossom" necklace.
Navajo came to the southwest with their own weaving traditions; however, they learned to weave cotton on upright looms from Pueblo peoples. The first Spaniards to visit the region wrote about seeing Navajo blankets. By the 18th century the Navajo had begun to import Bayeta red yarn to supplement local black, grey, and white wool, as well as wool dyed with indigo. Using an upright loom, the Navajo made extremely fine utilitarian blankets that were collected by Ute and Plains Indians. These Chief's Blankets, so called because only chiefs or very wealthy individuals could afford them, were characterized by horizontal stripes and minimal patterning in red. First Phase Chief's Blankets have only horizontal stripes, Second Phase feature red rectangular designs, and Third Phase feature red diamonds and partial diamond patterns. The completion of the railroads dramatically changed Navajo weaving. Cheap blankets were imported, so Navajo weavers shifted their focus to weaving rugs for an increasingly non-
Top, Navajo rug, center, Navajo Quilted Wall Hanging, bottom, Navajo rug
Native audience. Rail service also brought in Germantown wool from Philadelphia, commercially dyed wool which greatly expanded the weavers' color palettes.
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The Paper • Page 4 • June 05, 2014 Escondido: Sexual Assault Suspect at Large / Composite Sketch Released
On the evening of Tuesday, May 27th, an employee of the L.A. Fitness Center, located at 362 West El Norte Parkway, called 9-1-1 to report she had been sexually assaulted by a person inside the business. According to the victim she was attacked by the suspect who had apparently hidden inside the facility until after closing. The suspect jumped out, taking the victim by surprise. The suspect punched the victim, knocked her to the ground and began to pull at her clothing. The victim fought back and broke free. The suspect then fled the building. Escondido Police Officers responded and arrived on scene in approximately four minutes. A search of the area by numerous officers and the Sheriff’s ASTREA helicopter were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.
The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male approximately 35-45 years of age. He was about 5’5” tall, heavy, with a shaved head and a teardrop tattoo under his left eye. The victim said the suspect also had a tattoo of a cross on his left ring finger. The suspect was wearing a white tank top, black shorts, black high top tennis shoes and white
knee high socks.
The victim was transported to the Palomar Medical Center where she was treated and released for an abrasion to her back and complaint of pain. Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to call the Escondido Police Investigation Division at 760-839-4717. Information can also be left anonymously by calling the Escondido Police tip line at 760-743-8477 or by going to the EPD website at http://police.escondido.org/
Escondido Police DUI/Licensed Driver Checkpoint Results
On Friday, May 30, the Escondido Police Department
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/s/Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.
Letters to the Editor Another Kudo for the Brigantine
As much as we appreciated your recent commentary on the newly remodeled Brigantine restaurant we decided to check it out for ourselves. In our opinion the new interior is great, very open, light, inviting and comfortable. It is a bit noisy but we were there early this evening, Memorial Day, and while acceptable we can certainly imagine what it must be like later and on weekends. On the other hand, the food was excellent! My filet mignon was perfect and Bobbie's sea bass would be hard to beat anywhere. We finished off sharing a creme broulet’ and the Brigantine complimented us with a nice bottle of their house Chardonney as an anniversary present.
Corodata, the specialists in document shredding, donated their services as a community service, as did Dallas Woodring and The Paper. It all combined to offer paper shredding at just $5 a box last Saturday. It’s an ideal way to both get rid of obsolete, outdated paperwork and to protect against identity theft.
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Thanks to local realtor, Dallas Woodring, (that handsome fella shown below) who joined forces with The Paper to offer a Paper Shredding Saturday, Escondido High School now has $425 extra in
85 boxes came through @ $5 each, which came to $425 total. The ASB students were there to help and Escondido High School can be mighty proud of these All-American, clean-cut kids who were the perfect model of hospitality and courtesy. Good looking kids! (All were taught by teacher Heather Weiner!)
Dallas Woodring, The Paper and Cordodata are all looking forward to doing it again in the near future. Meantime, the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce saw what we were doing and they want to do something similar. Sounds like a very popular public service! ••••• Thanks to good friend Bruce Krider and his wife, Laura, Eve;yn and I were treated to a new experience last Saturday night . . . a House Concert, or also known as a Backyard Concert, and wonderful hors
Overall, we can't complain and will obviously go back.
Bruce Krider d’oeuvres, drinks and meeting new friends at the Kriders before the concert.
A group of neighbors in Krider’s San Marcos neighborhood kicked in $20 per ticket and the House Concert was set up at the home of Greg and Cathy Phillips. About 100 were in the audience, in the back yard, with a stage, lights, great sound system, and comfortable chairs. It was showtime and a dynamic singer, Eve Selis, came out and knocked the audience out. This in spite of having had a roller blading accident earlier in the week that required her to come on stage with her right leg in a solid brace and her being under the influence of strong pain-killing drugs. She never missed a note or a lyric, she laughed a lot, had fun with the audience, and the audi-
I am a strong fan of oatmeal myself. I ate breakfast at Pegah"s one day last week. Their oatmeal is super.
Large sized bowl, served thick and hot, lots of raisins, lots of Brown Sugar.
One thing I dislike, as do you , milk they serve in stainless steel container is ONE PER CENT. SO....only use the HALF AND HALF from the container on the table for your coffee. OR, perhaps they serve CREAM if one asks for it (I did not ask). OF COURSE, PRICE SOMEWHAT HIGH BUT WHAT FOOD ISN'T TODAY? In my opinion, very good and well worth it. Best regards, Aubrey Stewart San Marcos, CA.
Met one “engi-
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ence, appreciating what a trouper she was, appearing when she probably should have been home in bed, embraced her warmly.
I had never heard of a backyard concert before; nor had Evelyn. This was a first time event but we enjoyed it so much we not only will attend another, we just might try to set one or two up in North County ourselves, with a variety of artists.
It’s a neighborhood thing where several groups of neighbors have a pre-show reception at their home, on a potluck basis, then come to the home of the host for the backyard concert, perhaps have a drink or two there, and then take their seats. It’s a two hour show, starts at 8pm sharp, you’re out the door at 10pm. And you will have been royally entertained.
Just a great way for neighbors to meet neighbors and their friends, and to enjoy great music without having to fight the normal concert crowds. If you think you’d be interested in staging one of these events, contact the organizers at frogstop.org. Or call me and I’ll put you in touch.
Learn something new everyday!
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neer” at 3 Railers Model Train Club in Model RR Museum, Balboa Park. He knows you. I share copies of The Paper there as well. Have extended the read geographically . . . the area grows larger weekly.
Yes we do enjoy your paper, the articles and Chuckles. Thank you for your kindness and generosity - sharing 25 copies and delivering to MayBritt Circle in San Marcos.
Have share . . .many of us were irritated on the Serial Killers article; some of us could not stomach or understand “why?”
A tribute to our girls Amber and Cindy would have stirred our hearts.
The articles on the planes, flyers, firemen and first responders fill our heart with joy and celebration. Thank you so very much for the papers I can share. /s/Jan Sopher, San Diego, CA.
Editor’s Note: Re: “The Serial Killers” article . . . we knew we were gonna get complaints on that story. It was not a pleasant article to research, write or re-read as we proofed the story.
Still, our job as a newspaper is Special Needs Trust Help for the Disabled
John Smylie, Attorney at Law
Many of us have acquaintances or relatives who have disabled children or disabled adults who receive or may be entitled to government support programs. To qualify for many of these programs the client must show financial need with limited income. The Special Needs Trust becomes an important tool in improving quality of life for those persons. Those programs include supplemental social security (SSI), disability, and Medi-Cal among others. The financial qualification for Medi-Cal is particularly stringent. A direct gift from a will, trust, or by intestate succession is an outright gift. If a gift is left
to not only entertain but to educate. We have terrible people like serial killers amongst us and it’s important that we all recognize that and how heinous their actions are - and we should be on the alert for them. Sometimes it’s necesary to publish shocking stories and/or news coverage. This, in our sole judgment, was one of them.
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conducted a DUI Sobriety / Driver’s License Checkpoint in the area of Centre City Pkwy and Decatur.
Under a new state law, drivers whose ONLY offense was being UNLICENSED to drive were given the opportunity to locate the registered owner of the vehicle to either take or assign possession of the vehicle to a licensed driver. Five vehicles were released to the owner or a designated driver. During the checkpoint, eight vehicles were impounded. Following are other results from this event: ¬ 1448 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. ¬ 672 vehicles were screened in primary. ¬ 5 Field Sobriety Tests were conducted, resulting in 4 DUI arrests ¬ 42 vehicles were sent to secondary screening (drivers who could not produce a driver’s license or who were suspected
without special needs restrictions, the patient becomes disqualified until the gift is spent. The gift provides no benefit for the disabled person, The California legislature and Congress recognized this problem. The Probate Code establishes the rules for a Special Needs Trust which can provide financial support without disqualifying the person from public agency support.
If the Special Needs Trust is privately funded and prepared before the distribution is made, the trust does not require court approval. A gift from a family trust (parent to child) to a Special Needs Trust is privately funded. The privately funded Special Needs Trust does not require a payback provision. The remaining assets may be distributed to other beneficiaries on the death of the primary beneficiary. If the support for the beneficiary is direct government support, an insurance policy or a personal injury settlement, the Special Needs Trust must be approved by the court. Court approval is a relatively straightforward procedure for an attorney experienced in these trusts. Court approved Special Needs Trusts require a payback provision on the death of the beneficiary. For instance, money
of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs) ¬ 11 total citations were issued during the checkpoint. (two for suspended license and 10 for unlicensed driver, one for no insurance.) ¬ Educational material was distributed regarding DUI problems. Funding for this operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Juvenile Tagging Suspect Nailed by Oceanside Police
It took Oceanside police a year to complete their investigation into a graffiti vandalism case but, ultimately, they located a juvenile suspect who lived on Barry Street in Oceanside. Upon arrival officers found items related to tagging in his bedroom. The juvenile later confessed to a series of incidents that had caused about $18,000 in damages. He was taken into custody. Academy of Arts and Sciences
Out with the old, in with the new. The name Del Dios
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expended by Medi-Cal is subject to being repaid on the death of the primary beneficiary.
The Special Needs Trust permits the Trustee to use the trust estate to provide financial support not included in the public agency support. This additional support includes special therapy or counseling. Additional counseling or therapy can add much to the quality of life. Other expenditures which can add to the disabled persons comfort include social activities, entertainment, vacation expenses and upgraded living quarters. The trustee can provide transportation expenses including a better vehicle. We all know transportation is particularly important for persons in Southern California. The special needs
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Some early EuropeanAmerican settlers moved in and set up trading posts, often buying Navajo rugs by the pound and selling them back east by the bale. The traders encouraged the locals to weave blankets and rugs into distinct styles. These included "Two Gray Hills" (predominantly black and white, with traditional patterns); Teec Nos Pos (colorful, with very extensive patterns); "Ganado" (founded by Don Lorenzo Hubbell), reddominated patterns with black and white; "Crystal" (founded by J. B. Moore); oriental and Persian styles (almost always with natural dyes); "Wide Ruins," "Chinlee," banded geometric patterns; "Klagetoh," diamond-type patterns; "Red Mesa" and bold diamond patterns. Many of these patterns exhibit a fourfold symmetry, which is thought to embody traditional ideas about harmony. Spirituality
Navajo spiritual practice is about restoring balance and harmony to a person's life to produce health. One exception to the concept of healing is the
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trust is of extreme importance to improve the quality of life for the beneficiary.
Many parents may be supporting a disabled child during their lifetime. They may expect to provide a gift for future support when they die. Unless their estate plan provides for a Special Needs Trust, their gift may be quickly expended with their child left without governmental support. If you have a relative or know of a friend who may be in this status, have them or their caretaker contact an attorney to discuss whether a Special Needs Trust might be a part of the family’s estate plan. John Smylie Attorney at Law 3643 Grand Ave. San Marcos, CA 92078 760.727.4248
San Pasqual High School in Escondido was very proud of this year’s Yearbook.
Everyone eagerly anticipated receiving their own personal copy. There was just one problem . . . .
See if you can spot it.
Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:
Two New Members Welcomed at Vista Woman’s Club
Two new members of the Woman’s Club of Vista were initiated in a candelight ceremony at their May meeting. Pictured are (l-r) Kay Silverman, Membership Committee; April Rosemeyer and Alice Reule, new members; and Sylvia Buesch, Membership Chairman. At their next meeting on Wednesday, 10:30am on June 11th the new officers will be installed and their scholarship winners from eight schools will be recognized. The club meets at the Shadowridge Country Club, 1980 Gateway Drive in
Let’s Increase Transparency and Restore Trust
Last week, my Republican colleagues and I introduced “The Legislative Reform and Transparency Act of 2014” to establish policies to restore the public’s trust in their government. Californians should not be burdened with concerns about whether their representatives are acting unethically, especially when so many Californians have more important daily worries about job scarcity, quality education, or family budgeting.
I strongly believe the California Legislature can do better than the scandals that have enveloped the Capitol in the last year.
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Vista. Call 760.822.6824 for information or reservations, or visit www.womansclubofviszta.org. Pacific Belles Chorus June Show Announced
The Pacific Belles Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will proudly host their annual June show “America the Beautiful” at 1pm on Flag Day, June 14, at the Escondido Senior Center (formerly Joslyn), 210 Park Avenue, Escondido.
Songs both patriotic and bar-
Integrity and trustworthiness are expected and necessary qualities of legislators. Our new reforms double the penalties for criminal bribery by a legislator, prevent legislators from using campaign funds for their criminal defense, ban using campaign funds to hire family members, and establish 72-hour reporting of campaign donations. Our proposals are common sense and will increase transparency, eliminate conflicts of interest, and expand penalties for misconduct.
California laws hold each citizen to a set of standards. Legislators, those entrusted with the responsibility to make these laws, should be held to even higher standards. Californians deserve nothing less.
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bershop style will be presented by the Chorus. In addition PBC’s quartets “Sugartime,” "Double Q," and a Men's Quartet "Q 4," will entertain. Pacific Belles Chorus' scholarship winner, Tarina Lee, a student at Palomar College, will be introduced and perform. A treat of ice cream sodas will be served to the audience. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for high school students, $5 for children under 12, and will be available at the door. For more information: call 954.647.7332 or 760. 439.8639. (See photo at bottom left). Meetings/Events Calendar
Carlsbad Chamber’s June First Friday Breakfast – The June First Friday Breakfast will be from 7-9am on Friday, June 6, at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, 2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad. The Empowered Networking to Power Your Business meeting focuses on networking skills to transition between online and in-person meetings. Then on Friday, June 13, 7-9:30am the Breakfast Symposium “Learn How to Prepare Your Business for an Earthquake” will be held at the Carlsbad Safety Training Center, 5750 Orion St., Carlsbad, and costs $15 with breakfast (if pre-registered by June 1) or $20 at the door (w/o breakfast). For info, visit the website at www.carlsbad.org.
An Improving Budget Situation
On May 13 Governor Brown released his revised budget proposals, based on revenues received during the first quarter of 2014. The release of the “May Revise” has become an eagerly awaited yearly ritual in the Capitol, one that seldom fails to generate controversy.
This year, California’s financial picture is improving. Revenues are up approximately $2.4 billion, but unanticipated increases in Medi-Cal and other health costs related to the implementation of Obamacare will consume an additional $1.2 billion. The Governor wants to increase education spending by about $300 million, with much of the increase going toward unfunded liabilities in the State Teachers Retirement fund. A bi-partisan agreement has been reached to create a rainy day fund, subject to
Escondido Chamber Installation/Awards Dinner on June 13 - Join in for this special opportunity to enjoy an evening under the stars at the historic Daley Ranch House. A Steak and Lobster Dinner will be provided by Major Market and beverages provided by BK Cellars and Urban Winery and Stone Brewery. Dinner tickets and sponsorship information is available by calling the Escondido Chamber office at 760.745.2125. Registration Open for SM Summer Specialty Camps Registration is now open for more than 40 half-day summer specialty camps, for children ages 4 to 15, to be held from June through August at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive and at various City parks. Specialty camps give children the opportunity to have fun while developing news skills and interests. Examples include Bricks 4 Kidz, Gear 2 Robots, Cooking, Cheer & Gymnastics, Art, Musicstar Orchestra Camp, Mad Science, and more. Camps are 1 week long and last for 3 hours each day. There will be a $20 discount per camp for those registering by May 10. For a detailed list of summer enrichment camps, pricing and registration, go to www.san-marcos.net/classes or call 760.744.9000.
Congressman Scott Peters to Speak to Escondido Democrats – On their meeting Saturday, June 14, Escondido Democrats will feature San Diego Congressman Scott Peters, who represents the 52nd District. He was elected in 2012, defeating Republican Brian Bilbray. Peters served as a San Diego City Council member and a San Diego Port Commissioner before seeking election to Congress, and is seeking
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voter approval, with longterm plans to begin paying down the $340 billion in unfunded mandates we have largely been ignoring. Obviously, with this huge amount of debt looming on the horizon, an improving revenue picture does not mean the Legislature can return to its old spending habits. Fortunately, the Governor has also recognized the “temporary” taxes included in Prop. 30, passed by voters in 2012, are really temporary. This year’s financial windfall, based on a shaky economic recovery and temporary taxes, simply will not last. It is never prudent to spend one-time money creating new programs that will ultimately put the state back into an even deeper financial hole. Hopefully, the Legislature has learned its lesson; we can’t tax, spend and borrow our way to financial solvency. That road leads to ruin.
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re-election in November 2014.
He will report on the latest issues before the Republican-controlled House, including immigration reform, health care, spending and more. The meeting begins with a social at 10am, followed by the program at 10:30am and business meeting at approximately 11:30am. The meeting will be held at the Democratic Party campaign office, 431 N. Escondido Blvd. Admission is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served. On-site parking is free. For info: telephone 760.740.8595, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.escondidodems.org.
Library to Present “How to Create a Successful MicroBusiness” - Escondido Public Library’s Literacy and Lifelong Learning Division will present “How to Create a Successful MicroBusiness,” in partnership with Helping Women Help Themselves (HWHT). The workshop will be on Saturday, June 14, from 10:30am1:30pm in the Library’s Turrentine Room, 239 South Kalmia Street, Escondido. The workshop is open to the public and will provide a basic overview of the key aspects of owning and operating a business. Participants will have access to HWHT’s ongoing business support and receive “A Business Manual for Micro-Business.” Learn more by visiting their website at www.hwht.org. For registration, call Josephine Jones at 760.839.5440. All Escondido Public Library programs and services are free and open to the public. For more info on Library programs, visit library.escondido.org. "Fabulous in a Flash" Theme for Women's Club Luncheon - When
Kirk’s Column by Kirk Effinger
Do Independent Voters Have a Voice?
I have undergone a number of changes in my life recently— seeing my son move off to San Francisco, moving my wife and myself into a new home in a new (albeit not unfamiliar) town—but one change I thought I would never make is how I registered my political party preference as a voter.
I have been voting since 1970. In all the years that have followed I have registered as a Republican, both because it was the political party that my parents had been a part of for as long as I can remember, and because I felt I could most closely identify with its philosophies, values, and pur-
the San Marcos-Vista Christian Women's Club meets for lunch on Monday, June 16, the theme of the day will be "Fabulous in a Flash." The meeting starts at 11:30am at the St. Mark Golf Club (formerly called the LSM Country Club), 1750 San Pablo Dr., San Marcos. Cost of the lunch is $18/inclusive. The speaker, Suezanne Costa, "Pretty and Polished" from Brea, teaches skincare and does make-up for commercials. She is an inspirational and motivational speaker and has a special message on how to live a full and prosperous life. She will do a special feature "Look Great at Any Age" on anti-age techniques, body and skincare. There will be some popular and inspirational music by Dawnte Ithier from Escondido, a young talented and gifted musician with a "Joyous Glow." Guests and walk-ins are welcome. The club has no membership or dues. All ladies are invited. Please make reservations by June 12. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women's Club. For more info, visit www.Stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna at 760.432.0772 or Martha at 760.471.7059. GOP Chair to Speak at Tri-City Tea Party (TCTP) Meeting – Questions about the direction of the GOP? Here is a terrific opportunity to hear Jim Brulte, California Republican Party Chairman, at TriCity Tea Party Tuesday, June 17, 67:30pm at Boomers, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista. Plus you’ll be inspired as you hear local high-schooler and national speech contestant Belle Tague give her patriotic talk. Plus, Annabelle Tague, winner of state and local oration contests, will give a preview of her winning talk as she prepares to compete nationally at the SAR Historical Oration Contest in South Carolina in July. Leaders of TCTP Action groups will report on activities monitoring local elected
pose. Not anymore.
I reached an epiphany of sorts when, after observing several contests at various levels in recent years, I came to understand that my chosen party not only does not speak for me on many issues anymore, it really doesn’t care what my (and many other’s) views are. Watching the party machinery abandon, if not eviscerate ostensible candidates within their own organization who do not adhere to virtually all of its political positions in lockstep, no matter how extreme, has been the catalyst that drove me to abandon it.
For reasons that can only be explained by assuming they have learned lessons about how to run a party and elect candidates by watching the Republican gains in the first decade of this new century, the Democratic Party has lately been emulating many of the same tactics. No clearer example of this exists than the fate of a politically attractive and popular candidate among the electorate, Nathan Fletcher, who, despite showing great strength in early polling— twice—was deemed unfit to run as the party standardbearer for San Diego mayor,
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officials and more. Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers. Contact TCTP at email@example.com or 760-600-TCTP (8287). Visit the website at www.tri-cityteaparty.org. Political Group Presents “Secure Surfing—How to Safely Ride the Internet Wave” – On Thursday, June 19, Happy Hour Politics presents Thomas Grimes, a nationallyknown expert on Internet Security, Drug Awareness, Domestic Violence and Realtor Safety. Tom is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a retired New York City police detective, a first responder at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and is frequently seen on NBC’s The Today Show. Happy Hour Politics events are held from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Crossings, 5800 The Crossings Dr, Carlsbad. A $15/cash cover charge (includes appetizers); drinks are available for purchase. For more info and to RSVP, contact Coordinator Melanie Burkholder at 307-690-7814 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, June 12th. Check out Happy Hour Politics on Facebook or follow on Twitter @hhpcbad. This is a satellite club of Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF).
5K Walk for Sobriety – On Saturday, June 21, the McAlister Institute will hold its third annual 5K Walk for Sobriety (www.walkforsobriety.com) at NTC Park at Liberty Station and will celebrate a clean and sober lifestyle as well as generate awareness for treatment. Proceeds from the walk will benefit McAlister Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate care and treatment of individuals and families suffering from addiction, mental illness and homelessness, and
‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 15
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 5
Middle School is no more. It is now known as the Del Dios Academy for Arts and Science. Starting in the fall semester sixth graders taking electives will be helped to decide which of two paths they will follow in the next two years at the school.
In addition to a normal wellrounded education, students may opt to follow one path to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics — commonly known as STEM — or visual and performing arts, known as VAPA. Some parents as well as faculty and administrators feel that the academy approach may raise the image of the school. Financial Toll for San Marcos and the Cocos Fire - $2 Million
Final figures are still being tabulated but thus far it appears San Marcos’s share of the costs for firefighting and recovery will be at lesat $2 million, perhaps more. For the whole North County area, probably closer to more than $10 million. destroyed it.
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The young petty officer ran into an officer, who told him to go to the bridge to aid the ship's Captain, Mervyn Bennion, who had been hit by shrapnel.
Miller was then ordered to load two Browning .50 caliber antiaircraft machine guns in the aft part of the battleship. He wasn't familiar with the machine gun, but two officers accompanying told him what to do. The Cook Who Was An Unlikely Hero
The under-fire actions of a lowranking Navy cook made the sailor one of the first Americans to be decorated for bravery during World War II. What adds interest to the actions of “Dorey” Miller, a third-class petty officer, was that he was the first AfricanAmerican to be so recognized. As a result, his heroism rallied the Black communities across America to support the war effort. Miller was the senior cook aboard the USS West Virginia. When the attack on Pearl Harbor began he immediately reported to his battle station, only to discover a torpedo had
Miller fired the gun until he ran out of ammunition, then he was ordered to help carry the Captain up to the navigation bridge out of the thick oily smoke generated by the many fires on and around the ship.
When the attack finally subsided, Miller was ordered to help move injured sailors through oil and water, thereby "unquestionably saving the lives of a number of people who might otherwise have been lost.” The West Virginia sank to the harbor bottom as her crew— including Miller—abandoned ship. Two weeks later, the Navy
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‘The Navajo’ Cont. from Page 5
Beauty Way ceremony: the Kinaaldá, or a female puberty ceremony. Others include the Hogan Blessing Ceremony and the "Baby's First Laugh Ceremony." Otherwise, ceremonies are used to heal illnesses, strengthen weakness, and give vitality to the patient. Ceremonies restore beauty, harmony, balance, and health. Medical Care/Treatment
Most of us think of a Shaman, or Medicine Man, as an aged Indian who waves an eagle feather through some smoky incense, and utters incantations and, in a few hours, the patient is cured. That ain’t the way it works.
When suffering from illness or injury, Navajos traditionally seek a certified, credible Hatałii (medicine man) for healing, before turning to Western medicine (e.g., hospitals).
The medicine man will use several methods to diagnose the patient's ailments. This may include using special tools such as crystal rocks, and abilities such as hand-trembling and Hatał (chanting prayer). The medicine man chooses a specific healing chant for that type of
Peyote and other Medicine Man Supplies
The Navajo believe that certain ailments can be caused by violating taboos. Contact with lightning-struck objects, exposure to taboo animals such as snakes, and contact with the dead create the need for healing Hasteen Tso, powerful Navajo afterward. Protection Medicine Man, 1958 ceremonies, especially the Blessing Way ailment. Short prayers for proCeremony, are used for Navajo tection may take only a few who leave the boundaries of hours, and in some cases, the the four sacred mountains. It is patient is expected to do a folused extensively for Navajo low-up afterward. The mediwarriors or soldiers going to cine man may give advice, such war. Upon return, the person as avoiding sexual relations, receives an Enemy Way personal contact, animals, cerCeremony to get rid of the evil tain foods, and certain activielements in the body, and to ties for a period of time. restore balance in his or her
Escondido, CA—In a 2002 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, a peerreviewed article was published by a Dr. Michael D. Martin, MD et al. in which the third sentence states: “The disc itself is active tissue that contains significant mechanisms for self-repair.” That article was published by a neurosurgeon and written direct-ly for neurosurgeons.
“The Disc Itself Is Active Tissue...”
So what does that really mean to us? It tells us that the disc itself does have a God-given ability to heal and repair if provided the proper mechanisms for self-healing. There is a specific mechanism inherent in each of the spinal discs called the “pump mechanism of disc nutri-tion” (see Fig 1). When this mechanism is not working properly, the spinal discs will begin to die causing bulges, herniations, and eventually spinal stenosis.
The spinal disc is one of the very few tissues in the body that does not have a direct blood supply for circulation. The only way that the disc gets the circulation of water, oxygen and nutrients for self-repair is via this specific disc pump mechanism. What happens when you decrease cir-culation in any type of tissue, whether it be animal tissue, plant tissue or human tissue? Exactly, it begins to become weak and begins to degenerate.
Symptoms Are NOT The Problem
Now the symptoms of pain, numbness,
brown leaves are the plant’s problem? Of course not, the leaves turning brown is just a condition that is telling you that there is something wrong with the plant. The plant is unhealthy and needs water and nutrients. You could spray paint the leaves green but it just covers up the condition. The underlying problem still exists and will continue to produce brown leaves until you fix the actual problem. and tingling that most experience with bulging, herni-ated or degenerative discs are NOT the problem. The definition of a symptom: “something that indicates the existence of something else.” It is just like the dashboard of your car telling you that something is wrong (brake lights out, engine needs checked, overheating, etc.) Those lights that appear in your car dash are NOT the problem. You can remove the lights surgically or put a piece of duct tape over the lights but the problem will NOT be fixed...the problem is still present.
Let’s take a look at a plant for example...if the leaves on a plant begin to turn brown, would you say that the
life. This is important for Navajo warriors or soldiers returning from battle. Warriors or soldiers often suffer spiritual or psychological damage from participating in warfare, and the Enemy Way Ceremony helps restore harmony to the person, mentally and emotionally.
This is a prime example of a basic truth and need that our Native Americans have recognized and that our federal government should recognize and provide similar treatment for our returning military veterans, many of whom have seen things no individual should ever have to see . . . have done things no individual should be asked to do . . . and to remember things so one should have
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extent of your disc damage for only $70. This examination will consist of a detailed neurological evaluation, extensive orthopedic testing, and a detailed analysis of the findings of your evaluation. He will sit down with you and go over your condition with you in complete detail. You will know exactly what is causing all your pain (or other symptoms).
In your spine, when the pump mechanism of disc nutrition fails, the disc will begin to de-generate and become weak. This weakness in the disc is what produces the bulging, herniated, and degenerative discs.
The treatment that is provided at Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido is revolutionary and is specifically designed to artificially re-create the pump mecha-nism in the discs which allows the spinal discs to heal and re-pair. The best part of the treat-ment is that it uses no drugs, no injections, and no surgery. Plus it’s painless and many patients relax and fall asleep while un-dergoing the treatment. The amount of treatment needed to allow the discs to heal and repair varies from person to person and can only be determined after a detailed neurological and orthopedic evaluation. We do NOT accept everyone for treatment and will let you know if we can accept your case for treatment. Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC at the Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido, CA will do a spinal disc severity examination to determine the
Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC
Dr. Heilman will be offering this spinal disc severity examination from now until Friday, June 19, 2014. Call 760-480-4480 to make an appointment to determine if your spinal discs can be treated. NOTE: Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center is located at 700 W. El Norte Pkwy in Escondido immediately East of Interstate 15 at the intersection of Seven Oaks.
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‘The Navajo’ Cont. from Page 8
to remember. The Navajo help to exorcise these mental demons from their returning warriors. We should do so as well.
The medicine men learn fiftyeight to sixty sacred ceremonies. Most of them last four days or more; to be most effective, they require that relatives and friends attend and help out. Outsiders are discouraged from participating, as they may become a burden to others or violate a taboo. This could affect the turnout of the ceremony. The ceremony must be done in precisely the correct manner to heal the patient. This includes everyone who is involved. The medicine man must be able to correctly perform a ceremony from beginning to end. If he does not, the ceremony will not work. A Hatałii learns as an apprentice to a master, and the study is extensive,
Escape from La Moree
The Cocos fire produced an unprecedented number of fire fighters and law enforcement in San Marcos. The overall performance of these dedicated public servants was outstanding. However in any operation of this size there were bound to be a few snafus. One such hiccup provided comic relief to Raunel Perez and his family. Raunel does onsite installations for The Computer Factory and his family owns Best Embroidery. On the morning of Thursday May 15th, after Raunel’s dad left for work, the family was informed that no one would be allowed back into the neighborhood.
The Perez home is on West La Moree opposite the entrance to CSUSM. Raunel’s mom called her husband at work to tell him he would need to spend the night at their other son’s home since the entrances to La Moree were blocked at Barham Drive. Since she, Raunel and the dog were trapped at home, she asked her husband to bring a pizza. Mr. Perez and his son picked up the pizza and phoned when they reached the intersection of Barham and La Moree. Raunel set out walking to the intersection to meet them. Then the fun began. With law enforcement from all over the county there were bound to be a couple of “Keystone” types in the mix and there were. Two “Barney Fifes” manned the Barham blockade that evening. Officer #1 patrolled the Barham side of the Sprinter overpass, Officer #2 stood guard on La Moree at the
arduous, and takes many years. The apprentice learns everything by watching his teacher, and memorizes the words to all the chants. If a medicine man cannot learn all sixty of the ceremonies, he may choose to specialize in a select few. Religion
Those who practice the Navajo religion regard the hogan as sacred. Navajos made their hogans in the traditional fashion until the 1900s, when they started to make them in hexagonal and octagonal shapes. Today they are rarely used as dwellings, but are maintained primarily for ceremonial purposes. The Navajo of the Southwestern United States are the largest federally recognized tribe of the United States of America with 300,048 enrolled tribal members.
The Navajo Nation constitutes an independent governmental body, which manages the
South side of the Sprinter overpass.
As Raunel approached the underpass he could see his dad and brother talking to the officer #1 on the other side. Officer #2 barked “Halt, If you proceed any further I won’t let you return”. By now they were all within a few yards of one another. Raunel’s dad asked the officer #1 if he could hand the pizza to Raunel. “Can’t let you do that” was the answer. Then Raunel asked if he could walk over and get the pizza. Officer#2 said, “yes, but I won’t let you come back.” Then Raunel’s brother asked officer #1 if he would mind handing the pizza to Raunel. “Do I look like a pizza delivery boy.” officer #1 sneered.
Raunel’s dad and brother left with the pizza and Raunel turned sadly to walk back home. Mindless bureaucracy had won the day; mom would have to cook that evening. Then Raunel noticed people walking into the neighborhood from the Sprinter platform located on top of the overpass. Apparently no one told the neighborhood guards about the Sprinter station. Raunel realized that they could move freely in and out of the neighborhood as long as they entered on the Sprinter. So Raunel drove his car out through the blockade and parked at the next Sprinter station. For the next three days the family and neighbors were able to move freely in and out of the forbidden zone on the Sprinter.
Navajo Indian reservation in the Four Corners area of the United States. The Navajo language is spoken throughout the region with most Navajo speaking English as well.
As of 2011, the states with the largest Navajo populations are Arizona (140,263), and New Mexico (108,306). Over threequarters of the Navajo population reside in these two states. The Navajo have been a peaceful, industrious people, for the most part.
Until contact with Pueblos and the Spanish, the Navajo were largely hunters and gatherers. The tribe adopted crop farming techniques from the Pueblo peoples, growing mainly corn, beans, and squash. When the Spanish arrived, the Navajo began herding sheep and goats as a main source of trade and food with meat becoming an essential component of the Navajo diet. Sheep also became a form of currency and status symbol among the Navajo based on the overall quantity of herds a family maintained. In addition, the practice of spinning and weaving wool into blankets and clothing became common and eventually developed into a form of highly valued artistic expression. To this day, Navajo blankets and tapestries are highly coveted.
Archaeological and historical evidence suggests the Athabaskan ancestors of the Navajo and Apache entered the Southwest around 1400 AD. The Navajo oral tradition is said to retain references of this migration. Oral history also indicates a long relationship with Pueblo people and a willingness to adapt Puebloan ideas and linguistic variance into their culture, as well as long-established trading practices between the groups. Spanish records from the mid-16th century speak of the Pueblos exchanging maize and woven cotton goods for bison meat, hides and stone from Athabaskans traveling to the Pueblos or living in the vicinity of them. In the 18th century, the Spanish reported the Navajo maintaining large herds of livestock and cultivating large crop areas.
The Spanish first used the term Apachu de Nabajo in the 1620s to refer to the people in the Chama Valley region east of the San Juan River and northwest of present-day Santa Fe, New Mexico. By the 1640s, the Spanish began using the term "Navajo" to refer to the tribes. During the last 1,000 years, Navajos have been in an on-
going process of territorial expansion, redefinition of tribal identity, and developing relationships with other indigenous groups based on trade and cultural exchange, likely resulting in endemic warfare, (raids) and commerce with the Pueblo, Apache, Ute, Comanche and Spanish peoples of the Southwest. The Navajo came into official contact with the United States of America in 1846, when General Stephen W. Kearny invaded Santa Fe, New Mexico, with 1,600 men during the Mexican American War. In 1846, following an invitation from a small party of American soldiers under the
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command of Captain John Reid who journeyed deep into Navajo country and contacted him, Narbona and other Navajos negotiated a treaty of peace with Colonel Alexander Doniphan on November 21, 1846, at Bear Springs, Ojo del Oso (later the site of Fort Wingate).
The treaty was not honored by many young Navajo raiders who continued to steal livestock from New Mexican villages and herders. New Mexicans, on their part, together with Utes, continued to raid Navajo country stealing livestock and taking women and children for sale as slaves.
In 1849, the military governor of New Mexico, Colonel John Macrae Washington – accompanied by John S. Calhoun, an Indian agent – led a force of 400 soldiers into Navajo country, penetrating Canyon de Chelly, and signed a treaty with two Navajo leaders who presented themselves as "Head Chief" and "Second Chief." The treaty acknowledged the jurisdiction of the United States and allowed forts and trading posts to be built on Navajo land. The United States, on its part, promised "such donations [and] such other liberal and humane measures, as [it] may
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While en route to this treaty signing, Narbona, a prominent Navajo peace leader, was killed resulting in hostility between the treaty parties. During the next ten years, the U.S. established forts on traditional Navajo territory. Military records cite this development as a precautionary measure to protect citizens and the Navajo from each other. However, Spanish/MexicanNavajo pattern of raids and expeditions continued. New Mexican citizen and militia raids increased rapidly in 1860–61 and became known as "the fearing time."
In 1861, Brigadier-General James H. Carleton, Commander of the Federal District of New Mexico, initiated a series of military actions against the Navajo. Colonel Kit Carson was ordered by Carleton to conduct an expedition into Navajo land and gain their surrender. Initially, only a few Navajo surrendered to Carson until he was joined by a large number of New Mexican militia volunteer citizens who aided in a scorched earth campaign against the Navajo. Carson and his forces swept through Navajo land, killing Navajos and destroying any
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The Paper • Page 12 • June 05, 2014 8/8.1. Here at the Computer Factory we not only upgrade XP and Vista PCs to Win 7 but at least once a week someone brings in a brand new Win 8/8.1 PC for us to “upgrade” to Win 7.
Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
YTD numbers are out for PC OS (operating system) market share and Microsoft is not happy. In spite of Microsoft’s efforts to deny retail consumer’s access to Windows 7 for the past two years, last month Windows 7 gained market share at double the rate of Win 8/8.1. Win 7 now owns over 50% market share while Win 8/8.1 languishes with just 12 ½ %. Since the introduction of Win 8 most corporate buyers of new PCs have stipulated Windows 7 Pro. Small business and home users faced with finding only Win 8 on retail store shelves often turn to the Internet or local PC sources to purchase Win 7 PCs. Many simply stay with their Win XP systems. Users upgrading from Win XP and Vista have nearly unanimously chosen Win 7 over Win
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There are times I just wish He didn't trust me quite so much. ••••• Dogs Have Owners ~ Cats Have Staff ••••• If the shoe fits... buy a pair in every color. ••••• Never be too open-minded, your brains may fall out. ••••• Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian. Not any more than standing in a garage makes you a car! ••••• Bills travel through the mail... at twice the speed of checks. ••••• If you look like your passport picture ... you probably need the trip. ••••• Some days are a total waste of makeup. ••••• A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. ••••• Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places. ••••• Opportunities always look bigger going than coming. ••••• Junk is something you've kept for years and throw away three weeks before you need it.
To add insult to injury, Microsoft’s all out terror campaign to scare XP users into upgrading or buying new PCs failed badly. The market share of Win XP just prior to Microsoft’s well-publicized early April “end of support” was 26.5% percent. Today it stands at 25.3%. That is twice the market share of Win 8/8.1 and three times all of the Apple PCs in the world. The last 10% of the PC OS market is shared between Apple, Vista and Unix. Last week there was an interesting development. Microsoft’s “end of support” for XP meant that they would no longer make “bug fixes” and “vulnerability patches” on XP available as free upgrades for all users. They continue to develop “fixes” and “patches” as they discover problems just as they have for the past 14 years but these updates are only available for certain users, certainly not you.
Internet that allows XP users to enjoy the benefits of these regular updates just like the good old days. Here’s the way it works.
Microsoft is obliged to support certain XP OS products through April of 2019. One of these is an OS for embedded point of sales applications that is nearly identical to the home and business versions of XP. A simple registry tweak allows users to fool Microsoft into thinking that Win XP is actually a version of "Windows Embedded POSRready 2009" allowing XP users to receive updates from Microsoft all the way through April 9, 2019.
against Windows XP. The best way for Windows XP customers to protect their systems is to upgrade to a more modern operating system, like Windows 7 or Windows 8.1." Experts say they’re just whistling in the dark. For adventurous users, if you want to try it, here’s the hack. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYS TEM\WPA\PosReady] "Installed"=dword:00000001
Of course Microsoft immediately freaked issuing this statement: “ XP users run a significant risk of functionality issues with their machines if they install these updates, as they are not tested
Then rename the file (anything) with the extension.reg. Doubleclick on it to add it to your registry, restart your system, and run Windows Update. You should see a number of new Win 7 updates.
of alcohol may create the illusion that you are tougher, smarter, faster and better looking than most people. ••••• "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading." ~ Henny Youngman ••••• WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may lead you to think people are laughing WITH you. ••••• "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case . Coincidence? I think not." ~ Stephen Wright
friends over and over again that you love them. ••••• WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may make you think you can logically converse with members of the opposite sex without spitting. ••••• And saving the best for last, as explained by Cliff Clavin, of Cheers. One afternoon at Cheers, Cliff Clavin was explaining the Buffalo Theory to his buddy Norm. Here's how it went:
The truth is that these OS updates play only a minor role in the overall malware protection picture anyway but Microsoft played it up as the end of the world for XP. Early last week a “hack” was introduced via the
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. ••••• By the time you can make ends meet, they move the ends. ••••• Learn from the mistakes of others. Trust me ... you can't live long enough to make them all yourself. I've tried! On Drink
“Sometimes when I reflect back on all the wine I drink I feel shame. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the vineyards and all of their hopes and dreams . If I didn't drink this wine, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, "It is better that I drink this wine and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver." ~ Jack Handy ••••• WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may leave you wondering what the hell happened to your bra and knickers. ••••• "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day. " ~Frank Sinatra ••••• WARNING: The consumption
WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may cause you to think you can sing. ••••• "When we drink, we get drunk. When we get drunk, we fall asleep. When we fall asleep, we commit no sin. When we commit no sin, we go to heaven. So, let's all get drunk and go to heaven!" ~ Brian O'Rourke ••••• WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may cause pregnancy. ••••• "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." ~ Benjamin Franklin ••••• "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza." ~ Dave Barry ••••• WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may cause you to tell your
"Well ya see, Norm, it's like this. A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know, kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers."
WARNING: The consumption of alcohol may make you think you are whispering when you are not.
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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4
••••• You don’t hear much about Tom Stinson. He’s the Senior Field Representative for Assemblywoman Marie Waldron, at her Escondido District Office. The guy is a whiz bang writer, churning out press release after press release, column after column, position paper after position paper, all of which are submitted to the Assemblywoman for approval, then out to the news media or involved agencies. The guy is a pro. I’ve told him several times he should run for office . . . he’s so good at what he does. But he prefers to work for legislators and remain behind the scenes. I hope Assemblywoman Waldron appreciates what a talent she has in him. We like working with professionals and Tom is all that and then some.
‘The Navajo’ Cont. from Page 11
crops, livestock, or dwellings they came across. Facing starvation and death, the last group of Navajo surrendered at Canyon de Chelly and were taken to Fort Defiance for internment on July 20, 1863. Carson had been a good friend to all tribes of Indians, had learned many dialects, and was held in high regard by the various tribes and their leaders. He would have preferred not to have conducted such an aggressive military campaign but he was ordered to do so by his commanding General.
To this day, many Navajo still support Carson; others despise him. The Long Walk
Beginning in the spring of 1864, around 9,000 Navajo men, women and children were forced to embark on a trek of over 300 miles to Fort Sumner, New Mexico, for internment at Bosque Redondo.
The internment at Bosque Redondo was a failure for many reasons as the government failed to provide an adequate supply of water, wood, provisions, and livestock for
••••• They came, they spoke . . . they sure didn't conquer. The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido has gotten itself into a bit of a pickle.
Unknowingly, they accepted an offer to speak to the club and learned at the last minute that it was Michael Schlesinger's folks who wanted to come and talk about the upcoming initiative regarding the “Open Space” Initiative. The club prefers to not get embroiled in political controversy, but it now has, so the only fair thing to do is invite speakers from ECCHO (Escondido Country Club Homeowners Organization), who oppose the initiative, to come and tell their side of the story.
While the reception for the Schelsinger people (Stuck in
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4,000–5,000 people. Large scale crop failure and disease were also endemic during this time, as well as raids by other tribes and civilians. In 1868, a treaty was negotiated between Navajo leaders and the Federal government allowing the surviving Navajo to return to a reservation on a portion of their former homeland.
By treaty, the Navajo were allowed to leave the reservation for trade with permission from the military or local Indian Agent. Eventually, the arrangement lead to a gradual end in Navajo raids as the tribe was able to increase the size of livestock and crops. In addition, the tribe was able to increase the size of the Navajo reservation from 3.5 million acres to the 16 million acres as it stands today; however, economic conflicts with nonNavajo continued for many years as civilians and companies exploited resources assigned to the Navajo. The US government made leases for livestock grazing, took land for railroad development, and permitted mining on Navajo land without consultation with the tribe.
Whites who had settled on the reservation and had fenced off the river from the Navajo caused an investigation which found evidence of many nonNavajo ranches. Only three
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were active, and the owners wanted payment for their improvements before leaving. Scott ejected them.
In 1890, a local rancher refused to pay the Navajo a fine of livestock. The Navajos tried to collect it, and whites in southern Colorado and Utah claimed that 9,000 of the Navajo people were on a warpath. A small military detachment out of Fort Wingate restored white citizens to order. Some Americans were strongly sympathetic to the Navajo. In 1937, Mary Cabot Wheelwright and Hastiin Klah, an esteemed and influential Navajo singer, or medicine man, founded The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. It is a repository for sound recordings, manuscripts, paintings, and sandpainting tapestries of the Navajo people. It also featured exhibits to express the beauty, dignity, and logic of Navajo religion. When Klah met Cabot in 1921, he had witnessed decades of efforts by the US government and missionaries to assimilate the Navajo people into mainstream society. Children were sent away to Indian boarding schools, where they were to learn English and practice Christianity. They were prohibited from using their own languages and reli-
gion. The museum was founded to preserve the religion and traditions of the Navajo people, which Klah was sure would soon be lost forever.
In the 1940s, during World War II, the United States denied the Navajo welfare relief because of the Navajos’ communal society. Eventually, in December 1947, the Navajos were provided relief in the post-war period to relieve the hunger that they had had to endure for many years. Navajo Code Talkers played an important role during World War II by relaying information using their own language, which the enemy was unable to understand or decode.
In the 1940s, large quantities of uranium were discovered in Navajo land. From then into the early 21st century, the US allowed mining without sufficient environmental protection for workers, waterways and land. The Navajo have claimed high rates of death and illness from lung disease and cancer resulting from environmental contamination. Since the 1970s, legislation has helped to regulate the industry and reduce the toll, but the government has not offered holistic treatment and comprehensive compensation is yet forthcoming. How the Navajo will be treated this time around remains in question.
The Paper • Page 14 • June 05, 2014 ing. He made it clear that this would be a high end, shoppers’ destination that would bring people from throughout the region.
‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 13
the Rough, LLC) was not hostile, it was anything but warm and welcoming. Lots of pointed questions.
One of the speakers said he wasn't an advocate . . . he was immediately challenged, saying he was, indeed, an advocate. He denied it one more time and was challenged again . . .and finally said, "OK.' The same speaker was asked if this wasn’t a pressure tactic: "pass this initiative or we'll bankrupt the city with lawsuits." (Not an empty challenge. Unfortunately, there is a strong likliehood he/they have the law on their side.) He wiggled and wandered and said something like this was a compromise. (Probably true, but a compromise formed from strength).
Another member challenged the same speaker, whom I believe was an attorney, and told the speaker, "don't BS us." Which rather shocked the speaker. He may never have heard the term BS before, being an attorney and all. And so now, this club, which prefers to be apolitical, will have heard both sides of the issue. If you wish to hear the ECCHO presentation it’s
Escondido Public Market. Coming Soon?
The Escondido Public Market (that’s what I’d like to see it called) is something I’m heartily in favor of. My post Coming soon? The Escondido Public Market elicited many comments when it went online back in November, and it now looks like the idea could become a reality. Yesterday afternoon, Tom D’ Agosta, who has been the driving force behind popular spots on Grand like the French Bakery, Continental Deli and Sirino’s (Vincent’s) wants to create a Public Market in my least favorite building on Grand. As the plans presented at yesterday’s Economic Development Subcommittee meeting showed D’Agosta wants to purchase the building and then renovate it inside and out to create a market that will specialize in food. Not just fruits and vegetables, but cupcakes, doughnuts, cheeses, meats and many other interesting food items. He also hopes to have local brews and wines as well as a restaurant across the back with outdoor seating and cook-
The Doctor is In!
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What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening An Update
These days, "whiter teeth" is one of the most popular requests we get from dental patients, and tooth-whitening procedures are in high demand with everyone being more and more preoccupied with health and fitness. As we diet and exercise our way to a more youthful appearance one of its hallmarks is having a bright, beautiful smile. Studies show that an attractive smile can influence society's estimation of a person's overall well being and that an enhanced perception of someone's well being promotes their success in business and social endeavors. Everyone loves a bright white smile, and there are a variety of products and procedures available to help you improve the look of
Begin with a Dental Checkup – Your dentist can diagnose and treat any pressing oral health conditions and determine which whitening procedure will work for you. Once the dentist determines the reason for discoloration – injury, food or tobacco stains, childhood or teen antibiotics – a suitable whitening method can be selected. Without this you could be wasting time and money using whitening products that aren’t effective for your kind of stain.
Have Your Whitening Done in a Clean and Safe Environment – Teeth whitening chemicals if not applied properly can damage your teeth and gums resulting in burns or infections, and “kiosk” whitenings are done by people wearing “scrubs” or laboratory coats who are made to look like “health care professionals,” but aren’t. Dental offices use licensed professionals and strict disinfection protocol including washing hands, changing examination gloves and disinfecting work surfaces after each patient. Choosing the Right Procedure – There are three ways to whiten
He came to the Subcommittee — Mayor Abed and Councilman Masson — seeking $200,000 to cover the cost of exteriors renovations that would include garage-style doors in the front (a la Plan 9 Alehouse) and a refiguring of the area on the alley. His hope was that the City would use money from their facade improvement program to fund all that work. But there was one big problem, there is only about $6000 left in the fund and the program was suspended in favor of an aggressive graffiti removal program championed by the Mayor. And so where would the money come from, if at all? Listening to the ensuing discussion was a window into how deals get done in Escondido.
D’Agosta reminded everyone (along with the Mayor and Councilman Masson, there was City Manager Phillips, City Attorney Epp and the Directors of Planning, Building and Economic Development as well as half a dozen residents) of all his work in Escondido. D’Agosta also made a point of the fact that the City had provided $500,000 to the Mingei Museum when they purchased
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the old J C Penny building. He also said he felt the building he was buying should be considered four storefronts, each eligible for facade improvement funds. Again, City Staff noted there was no money in that fund. When D’Agosta said he planned to pay the City back, Councilman Masson jumped in and began to push for the project.The Mayor said he trusted D’Agosta and knew he would do a great project, but noted that the City would not get involved in a private investment but thought they might find a way via fee waivers. City Manager Phillips noted that with Lexus and Target, they never gave cash but allowed sale tax to be kept.) When D’Agosta said he believed the Market would generate $4 million in sales tax, Phillips observed that would only amount to $40,000 for the City since they only get to keep 1%.
Councilman Masson tired of discussions about past actions, saying he didn’t care how we’ve done things in the past, we need to lead. The Mayor said they had to be careful about subsidies. Councilman Masson said we need to invest, maybe a loan. The Mayor said it was worth exploring incentives,
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‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. from Page 7
released a list of commendations. Among them was a single notation for an “unnamed Negro.” The NAACP asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt to determine the name of the sailor and award him the Distinguished Service Cross, at that time the secondhighest combat honor. The Navy Board of Awards in Washington D. C., revealed the name of the “unknown Negro” sailor was Third Class Petty Officer "Doris Miller." The Pittsburgh Courier initiated a write-in campaign to send Miller to the Naval Academy.
His combat recognition made him one of the first heroes of World War II. He was commended by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, and personally recognized by Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. Nimitz presented Miller with the Navy Cross, the third-highest award for gallantry during combat the Navy awarded at the time. Today the Navy Cross is the second-highest honor for the Navy and Marines. Miller was promoted to Mess Attendant First Class on June 1, 1942. The Pittsburgh Courier continued to push to return Miller to the U.S. for a war bond tour, but he already was back in the country doing just that.
After training in Hawaii, Miller was assigned to the USS Liscome Bay, which took part in the Battle of Makin Island. On November 24, that ship was sunk with only 272 survivors from the crew of more than 900. Miller was not among them. Dorey Miller has slipped into historical obscurity, however actor Cuba Gooding played Miller in a few brief scenes in the recent film, “Pearl Harbor,” which returned the sailor’s heroism to brief note.
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‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 7
their 27 programs, including the North Coastal Regional Recovery Center and the North Central Teen Recovery Center. Walkers, runners, and online supporters will help increase awareness and support the power of recovery by wearing the number of days they—or their loved ones—have been clean and sober and what it means to them. To join the Walk, visit www.walkforsobriety.com. Registration is $35, with an option to fundraise. For additional questions or to become an event sponsor, contact Marisa at email@example.com.
Center for the Arts Escondido Events/News for June – On Thursday, June 19th, Season Preview Party, with lite bites, entertainment, and cash bar, to preview the 20th anniversary lineup and be one of the first to reserve your tickets for the upcoming season. To be held in the Lyric Court; casual cocktail attire. Second Saturdays Family Arts Activities, Free Event, on Saturday, June 14, in Studio 1, from 10am-12noon. Free arts and crafts workshop focusing on self-portraits and expression. The Center is looking for enthusiastic volunteers; learn how you can get involved. The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido.
History Center Happenings in June – Two new exhibits; one in the office focuses on children. It highlights vintage toys, dolls, and children’s clothing. Brides take center stage in the Victorian House where two of the wedding gowns have never
‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 17
Kimchi is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2 year old, 12 pound, Domestic Short Hair cat.
Kimchi is one of the friendliest cats at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He stands up and greets guests into the Cattery. The care providers describe him as sweet and chatty. He was transferred to RCHS from another shelter through FOCAS. The $100 adoption fee for Kimchi includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760753-6413 for more information or to sponsor a pet until it’s adopted. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.
Nougat is a 6-month-old neutered male bunny, ID 79568.
Nougat is a fun, energetic young bunny looking to delight his very own family. He is interactive and enjoys seeing whatever you are doing. When you are resting, he enjoys petting or stretching out next to you. He is still growing (look at those ears!), so he will need a roomy x-pen setup and lots of run time, too. Nougat is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, and is currently living in a private foster home.
His $45 adoption fee includes neuter, microchip and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
The Pastor Says . . .
served and died in battle. I personally have shared in most of these experiences and was proud to do so. It is important to have this day in our annual experience.
Pastor Dick Huls, Retired
OUR MEMORIAL DAY
Many Americans look forward to Memorial Day. It can be a day of no work. It is a long weekend to get away. There will be social and family gatherings. Mortuaries will feature events, often with a special speaker connected to the military. Local pastors will be asked to say a prayer. There will be parades, bands and old veterans, who have long outgrown their uniforms, carrying discarded M-1 rifles, leading the crowd. Then there will be a solemn gathering at the local small village cemetery with a brief speech by one of the townspersons. At times, there is a reading of names memorializing those who have
The impact of a MEMORIAL DAY for me was when I visited many of the military cemeteries, while serving as a Navy Chaplain in various parts of the world. There was always a quiet and dignified spirit in those sacred places. I read the names of men I never met. I thought about all the loss to humanity, families never experienced, dreams never fulfilled, fears now quieted in death. As a Chaplain, I wondered about their FAITH and beliefs. Did their religion help them to die? What, if any future, would they have had? I could not leave those hallowed grounds without a tear or prayer.
It is necessary for us to ask what kind of world would we have without the American war dead? If the tyrants who have initiated these wars were successful, we would be speaking a different language, there would be no Jewish neighbors or entertainers, no freedom of speech, the press, or religion. It does not take long after reflection, to imagine what our lives would be experiencing.
For all the war dead who have given their lives, there is a spiritual call to not only wear a paper poppy, but also to thank Almighty God for what we don’t have, as much as for what we do have.
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.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
On June 8 the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) will launch a new Bus Rapid Transit service called Rapid along the I-15 corridor.
This new transit service will provide high frequency, limited-stop, all-day bus service seven days a week for riders to travel to work, school, and leisure destinations between Escondido and Downtown San Diego. In addition to providing faster service and increased routes, the I-15 Rapid service includes 29 new buses
with improvements designed to make the ride more comfortable, accessible, and convenient for passengers. Additional design features, such as comfortable seating and larger windows, improve ride quality. Automated systems provide announcements of station stops and other transit information. To celebrate, there will be a community event with MTS and SANDAG on Sunday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Escondido Transit Center. There will be free rides on Rapid as well as Rapid vehicles on display, food vendors, and a partner radio station will provide music and promotions. ForRapid route and service information, visit RapidMTS.com.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Keeping the Kids Busy
Need to keep your children occupied during the summer? Vista Recreation has a series of summer day camps running through August for grades K-8. Adventure Camp, Explorer’s Camp, and Sports Camp offer fun activities, field trips, snacks and more to keep children entertained and busy throughout the summer. Information on the summer camp fees and schedules is on line at vistarecreation.com or by calling 760.639.6151. Young history buffs (7-10-years-old) can participate in the Adobe Summer Camp located at the historic Rancho Buena Vista Adobe and will learn old-time
‘Kirk Effinger’ Cont. from Page 7
first for the Republicans and later for the Democrats.
You would think that the Republicans losing the first election with their anointed candidate after spurning Fletcher would have given the Democrats all the information they needed to back Fletcher in round two. Of course they instead chose a different candidate—who lost the election. Since the Democrats have apparently chosen to make rote acceptance of their party’s positions, no matter how extreme, only helped make it clear to me that the best political party choice for me is— none of the above.
crafts of candle-making, leather tooling, and roping. Another way for the kids to have fun and cool down during the summer is to take them to the Wave Waterpark. The Wave offers swim camps, as well as general admission throughout the summer months. Check on line at TheWaveWaterPark.com for hours and events.
Head to the Gloria McClellan Senior Center (1400 Vale Terrace Drive) this Saturday (June 7) for their annual Community Yard Sale. Find unique treasures and other items as you browse through the many items on display. Coffee and donuts will be on sale, as well. The yard sale runs from 8 am to Noon. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Senior Center.
Voter registration totals for the major parties show slight gains for Democrats in what has traditionally been a Republican county, enough to make registered Democrats the majority party. Democrats outnumber Republicans 538,000 to 510,000 registered voters. But, the fastest growing “party” registration is “No Party Preference,” what is often called Independent with over 410,000 so registered. The growth of non-affiliated registrants had lead me to think about the plight of would-be candidates who choose to remain so. As Fletcher lamented when making his much-publicized switch from Independent to Democrat, running--and winning—a political contest, even one ostensibly non-partisan,
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Grants awarded by San Marcos Community Foundation
The San Marcos Community Foundation recently awarded $15,500 to four recipients.
The Fan of the Feather received a $1,500 grant for the Stabilization Program for Homeless Veterans to purchase three computers. The San Marcos School District received a $5,000 grant to assist with the costs of developing an orchestral music program in the District’s Title 1 elementary schools. Solutions for Change was awarded $7,000 to assist with the costs of the Employment Related Training Program.
Finally, Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs received $2,000 to assist with the costs to acquire, care for and train dogs that will assist children on the autism spectrum, as well as veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and/or other disabilities. All grants must benefit the San Marcos community. Funds are only granted to charitable organizations with current 501(c)3 status. The San Marcos Community Foundation is a non-profit organization established by the City in 1987 when a $1 million endowment was received by a local developer. For more information or to apply, please visit www.sanmarcoscommunityfoundation.org.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Welcome Dr. Coleman!
Some of you may already know that Oceanside Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Larry Perondi will be retiring at the end of this school year after many years of service. With that in mind, the OUSD Board of Education announced that Dr. Duane Coleman, a veteran educator and Class of ’79 Oceanside High School graduate, would become Superintendent Perondi’s successor. Dr. Coleman will begin overseeing the district on July 1st. The OUSD Board members concurred that Dr. Coleman possessed the vision and
without having a political party affiliation and the financial aid that often ensues is problematic, at best. As a result independent voters find themselves and their eclectic political views without a like-minded outlet. More on this next week.
‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 7
San Marcos, however, may be able to recoup up to 75% of that cost since Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency, thus freeing up state and federal funds to aide beleagured cities. The fire, which destroyed three dozen homes and forced thousands to evacuate, was one of
direction to take the Oceanside Unified School District to even greater academic heights. His administrative background, experience with curriculum and instruction, and his strong ties to the Oceanside community will all serve him well as our new Superintendent. Dr. Coleman’s educational background includes his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Alliant University, his Master’s in Business Education from National University, and his BA in Education from the University of Hawaii. Myself, I look forward to welcoming Dr. Coleman and truly appreciate his dedication and commitment towards bettering the education of our children. Welcome, Dr. Coleman!
several wildfires in the county that broke out May 14. Council members on Tuesday night praised the response, from firefighters to city staffers to volunteers and more. Their comments came during the City Council’s first regularly scheduled meeting since the Cocos fire scorched nearly 2,000 acres.
The Cocos fire started in a heavy patch of green on the hillside behind Cal State San Marcos. Whipped by Santa Ana winds, the blaze — named for a street near the fire’s starting point — destroyed 36 homes, including five inside San Marcos city limits. Five more homes in the city were damaged. City officials and area residents expressed amazement and gratitude that no lives were lost.
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been shown before. Exhibits available Tuesday-Saturday, from 1-4pm. On Tuesday, June 17, at 6pm, join Carol Rea for an evening walking tour to explore Old Escondido West and hear about a variety of homes and home styles in the Historic District. Meet at the SE corner Broadway and Grand Avenue at 6pm. Then on Friday, June 27, at 5:30pm in Grape Day Park, you are invited to the History Center’s annual meeting where there will be a BBQ dinner catered by The Wrangler and a talk by Dr. Linda Dudik: Escondido On the Home Front, 1943-1945, Wartime Patriotism. Cost is $15/person. RSVP required by June 25th by email or phone 760.743.8207. On Saturday, June 28, the 7th season of Movies in the Park returns with “Frozen,” an incredibly popular movie, the 5th highest grossing movie ever. Held in Grape Day Park, with or without the kids in your life. Bring low back chairs or blanket for seating; money for snacks, and a flashlight. Don’t forget a sweater or jacket. Activities start at 7pm and the movie airs at dusk. Look for two more movies in July and one in August. Check the website for inform a t i o n , www.EscondidoHistoryCenter; call the office at 760.743.8207 or stop by
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OASIS to Present Several Special Programs in June – These three programs will be held at 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. To register, call
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Arrangements by California Funeral Alternatives Escondido and Poway and bird singers. The event is free to the public and everyone is welcome. It is a day of sharing the culture and customs with the community. Attendees can visit the many craft booths that feature Native American jewelry, pottery, blankets, music and many other items available for purchasing. There will be a variety of food booths, including burgers, hotdogs, desserts, soft drinks, water, coffee, and of course Indian tacos and Indian Fry Bread. The Powwow is sponsored by the San Luis Rey Mission Indian Foundation and proceeds are used to help promote the existence of the tribe. Last year approximately 6,000 people attended the event, and more are expected this year. Native dancers and native singers are welcome. There will be a dancing contest for all ages. For more info, call 760.724.8505 or 760.727.0595. Visit the website at www.slrmissionindians.org.
University Women’s Meeting on Saturday, June 21 – The Escondido/San Marcos Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet in Dittus Hall at Redwood Terrace, 713 West 13th Street, Escondido, on Saturday June 21, 2014 at 10am. The speaker will be Jule Gomez de Garcia, a PhD Professor of Linguists . Dr. de Garcia specializes in the documentation and revitalization of endangered languages and has worked on these efforts with several communities, including the Oklahoma Kickapoo, the Jicarilla Apache, the Q’anjob’al Maya community in San Diego and the Ixhil Maya community in Nebaj, el Quiche, Guatemala. The business meeting of the Branch is conducted after the speaker and a buffet lunch is available. For information or reservations, call Sandra Gerard at 760.739.0710. Escondido Art Association RentAn-Easel Program - The EAA’s Rent-An-Easel Program offers prime rental space in the front window of
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Tri-City Medical Center to Hold Free Men’s Health Symposium – On Saturday, June 21, from 8am to 2pm, Tri-City Medical Center will hold its 2nd annual free Men’s Health Symposium at the Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad. The event will include health lectures from leading Tri-City affiliated physicians, health screenings, classic and exotic car show, interactive exhibitions, and complimentary breakfast and lunch. The free community event features Marc Bailey, CW’s Channel 6 broadcaster & cancer survivor; Willie Buchanon, former player for Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers; and Guy Takayama, Long Board and Nose-Riding World Champion.
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it back to Clay” [City Manager Phillips] to figure out. Then Councilman Masson said something that reminded me this was a tight knit group that knew each other and worked to make things happen amongst themselves. “Is Zech handling this?” he said, referring to Commercial Broker Don Zech (who handled the purchase of the building for John Paul the Great Catholic University). “Ask him to cut his fee.” As the discussion began to wind down, it came back to the facade improvement program and City Manager Phillips observed that the “program is yours to incentivize” and you can change how you do it. The Mayor said again that he didn’t want to get into loaning money and the City Manager said he could bring back information on what it would be under current facade rules and see where they wanted to go from there. Where will this end up? D’Agosta says he needs the $200,000 — “Downtown is
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This is a reprint of an entry from March 24, 2014 from the blog: Escondido2014.com You may read all of Pat Mues’ blog by going to that website. She comments on city of Escondido policies and issues, all of which may have a bearing on this year’s municipal elections.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012412
The name of the business: Specialty Metal Exchange, Inc., SME, Inc., located at 2892 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 116, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Specialty Metal Exchange, Inc. 2892 S. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 116 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/11/2012. /s/Hector James Flores, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County5/02/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013066
The name of the business: PVSW Distribution, located at 3215 Costa Alta Dr. #86, Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Glennon Bryke O’Neal 3215 Costa Alta Dr. #86 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Glennon Bryke O’Neal This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013017
name of the business: Gerry’s Tile & Stone, located at 1550 S. Maple #15, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Gerry Paul Martin 1550 S. Maple #15 Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gerry Paul Martin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012782
The name of the business: Advanced Concepts, located at 4263 Oceanside Blvd., Ste 106191, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Abiathare Rivera 5120 Frazee Road Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/1/10. /s/Abiathare Rivera This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/06/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013079
name of the business: British Masters, Park Place Photography, Park Place Nursery, located at 10013 Triple J. Trail, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Park Place Businesses LLC 10013 Triple J Trail Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 9/19/05. /s/Erick Vidal, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012480
name of the business: The LosLiz Shop, located at 1553 Altadena Ave., San Diego, CA. 92102, is hereby registered by the following: Elizabeth Crawford 10070 Paseo Montril #809 San Diego, Ca. 92129 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/15/14. /s/Elizabeth Crawford This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/02/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011156 The name of the busi-
ness: Handy Juan Services, located at 2970 Solar Ln., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rene Cruz and Concepcion Velez-Cruz, 2970 Solar Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 3/17/14. /s/Rene Cruz, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/21/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013807
The name of the business: Mobileweld Welding and Fabrication, located at 1261 Sagewood Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Jeremiah A. Fore 1261 Sagewood Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jeremiah A. Fore, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/09/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
The name of the business: Sala Thai Massage, located at 1039 E. Vista Way, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Phensri Phanlee and Mark Ernest Neumann 29107 Willows Landing Dr. Menifee, Ca. 92585 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Mark Ernest Neumann This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/19/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013958
The name of the business: Pretty in Paint, located at 1010 A Arden Drive, Encinitas, CA. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: Jessica Amy Griffith 1010A Arden Drive Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jessica Amy Griffith, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/23/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-010745
The name of the business: AA Relax Spa, located at 277 S. Rancho Santa Fe. Rd. #L, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Zhao, Li Jian 329 N. Nicholson Ave #A Monterey Park, CA. 91755 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Zhao, Li Jian, owner This statement was filed with Er nest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/16/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 & 6/05/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011690
The name of the business: Adora Studio A, located at 4111 Oceanside Blvd., Suite 102, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Lavenderwood Inc. 446 Rudd Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 4/24/2014. /s/Bradley S. Wood, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014129
The name of the business: All Merchant Group Distributing Company, AMG Distributing Co., located at 1263 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: All Merchant Services Group, Inc. 1263 Linda Vista Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/David Polanco, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/21/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014228
name of the business: Floral Designs by Bethany, located at 14743 Cool Valley Rd., Valley Center, CA. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Bethany Lara 26858 Canberra St. Menifee, CA. 92584 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/13. /s/Bethany Lara This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/22/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014179
The name of the business: Allie Gray Beauty, located at 2055 Montiel Rd., Ste 109, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Allison S. Gray 940 Bolex Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Allison S. Gray This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/21/2014 5/29, 6/5, 6/12 and 6/19/2014
The name of the business: My Family Emergency Service, I.D. A House International, located at 3507 Caminito Sierra, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Leon Clenton Seabrooks, Sr. 3507 Caminito Sierra Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/15/1994. /s/Leon Clenton Seabrooks, Sr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/20/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013414
The name of the business: Lulu’s Cleaning Service dba Ferte of San Diego, located at 3 Avenida Descanso, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Eder Bernardino 3 Avenida Descanso Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/20/14. /s/Eder Bernardino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/13/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011630
The name of the business: New Leaf Wholesale Nursery, located at 2456 Foothill Drive, Vista, Ca. 92084-5809, is hereby registered by the following: Gerald D. Stewart 2456 Foothill Drive Vista, Ca. 92084-5809 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was April 1, 1978. /s/Gerlad D. Stewart, Proprietor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/22, 5/29, 6/05 & 6/12/2014
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00009596-CU-PT-CTL
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Geovanni Leeper filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Geovanni Leeper to Proposed name Sirena Yasmine Pineda. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: June 20, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 46. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA. 92101. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 5/16/2014. /s/Lisa Schall, Judge of the Superior Court 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 & 6/12/2014
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00015266-CU-PT-NC
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Victor Octavio Castellanos filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Victor Octavio Castellanos Gijon to Proposed name Victor Octavio Velasco. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: July 8, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 5/14/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 & 6/12/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014471
name of the business: PhilAsian Market, located at 853 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Mracos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Adulia G. and Brad T. Burleigh 626 Rickenbacker Ave. San Diego, Ca. 92154 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 10 May 2014. /s/Brad T. Burleigh This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/23/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014880
The name of the business: Elegant Embroidery, located at 2654 Royal Crest Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Deborah Tharp 2654 Royal Crest Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Deborah Tharp This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/30/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-011689
The name of the business: Phlebotomy Services of Escondido, located at 28650 Faircrest Way, Escndido, Ca., 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Irna Lehrman 28650 Faircrest Way Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/03/2013. /s/Irna Lehrman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 4/24/2014 5/15, 5/22/5/29 and 6/5/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-012991
The name of the business: Aperture Photo Booth SD, located at 489 Almond Road, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: My Ta Tran and Vinh Hien Tran 489 Almond Road San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/My Ta Tran, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/08/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-015234
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name of the business: Z ‘Motors, located at 789 Poppy Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Ridge Diversified Holdings, LLC 789 Poppy Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/James R. Ridge, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 6/03/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
Ordinance No. 2014-1394 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City Council approving an amendment to the University District specific plan. Case No. SP 14-003, Urban Villages San Marcos, LLC, (P14-0011). Ordinance No. 2014-1394 was introduced on May 27, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on June 10, 2014. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 6/05/2014 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED
Ordinance No. 2014-1392 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City Council approving an amendment to the Heart of the City Specific Plan & adoption of the Rancho Coronado residential development and design standards. Case No. SP 13-006, Hanson Aggregates Pacific Southwest, Inc., (P13-0062). Ordinance No. 2014-1392 was introduced on May 13, 2014, and adopted by the City Council on May 27, 2014, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO,NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: DESMOND. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 6/05/2014 ORDINANCE INTRODUCED
Ordinance No. 2014-1393 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City Council approving the El Dorado II Specific Plan for a mixed-use development in the Richmar neighborhood, SP 13-002, El Dorado II, LP, (P13-0045). Ordinance No. 2014-1393 was introduced on May 27, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on June 10, 2014. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 6/05/2014 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED
Ordinance No. 2014-1391 an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, acting as the legislative body of Community Facilities District No. 98-02 (lighting, landscaping, open space and preserve maintenance), authorizing the levy of a special tax in an improvement area of such community facilities district. Annexation No. 116, Improvement Area F53. Ordinance No. 2014-1391 was introduced on May 13, 2014, and adopted by the City Council on May 27, 2014, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO,NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: DESMOND. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 6/05/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014536
The name of the business: Perks Coffee House, Perks, located at 803 Twin Oaks #110, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Mark and Deborah Wankier 504 Calle Capistrano San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Mark Wankier This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/27/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00016729-CU-PT-NC
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Joseph A. Busuego and Ana Luz A. Busuego filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Michael Andrew Angeles Busuego to Proposed name Michael Andrew Angeles Busuego . 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 22, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 5/27/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 & 6/26/2014
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00017270-CU-PT-NC
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Oluwole A. Coker and Diana V. Coker filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Damilola Louise Coker to Proposed name Lola Louise Coker . 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 22, 2014, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, North County Division, 325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 5/30/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 & 6/26/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-015068
The name of the business: Organic Soil Works, located at 26961 Cougar Pass Road, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Daniel P. Loftus 26961 Cougar Pass Road Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/01/2013. /s/Daniel P. Loftus, Founder This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 6/02/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-014723
The name of the business: Toresco T.R.C., located at 1145 Industrial Ave., #H, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Robert McKaskle 31314 Kira Place Valley Center, Ca. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Robert McKaskle, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/28/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-013882
The name of the business: Prowess, located at 475 Taylor Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Elizabeth E. Dirk 475 Taylor Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Elizabeth E. Dirk, This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 5/19/2014 6/5, 6/12, 6/19 and 6/26/2014