July 5, 2018
Volume 48 - No. 27
By Pete Peterson
Linda Villanova parked her 12-year old Toyota Corolla two blocks from her home in Vista, CA., grabbed her groceries and trudged toward her rented California bungalow. It had been a long, disturbing day. At work, her boss said the rumors that the restaurant was laying off kitchen help could be true, but hoped it wasn’t, still she needed to be alert that change could happen. Later, at the hospital, the young Asian doctor smiled and assured Linda that Abuela, would be released within the week and the The The Paper Paper -- 760.747.7119 760.747.7119
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dentist was pleasant, but insistent when she told Linda that both daughters needed braces, that Lilianna would require expensive oral surgery beforehand.
As Linda prepared supper her fears mounted. What if her car broke down? Again. How would she get to work? What if Carlos lost his landscaping job? What if the landlord raised their rent? We need more money, Linda thought. How could she make that happen? Linda had noticed Carlos’ pickup parked on the grass near the garage
when she came into the house. As usual, it was loaded with large bundles of grass trimmings, scrub cuttings and leaves. He’d empty the truck on his way to work tomorrow morning.
After supper, Linda helped the girls with their homework, saw to their baths and tucked them into bed. She had a nagging feeling about the truck as she did the evening dishes and prepared the table for breakfast. She emptied coffee grounds into the big jar so she could spread it on her roses later. Then it hit her. Suddenly, she knew how to make more income.
Smiling, she called, “Carlos, come join me outside, please.” Perplexed, Carlos followed her to his truck. Linda took his hand. “See my new business?” Carlos shook his head. “What do you mean?”
Linda laughed. “Tonight, we’ll lay cardboard on the grass. Tomorrow morning you’ll un-load your truck on it. We’ll add water and lime and stir it every so often. That way the cuttings will decompose faster. Then, we’ll package the compost
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A million-dollar business was born at that time. Over the next year, Linda’s Top Soil and Mulch, became a favorite of landscapers, home gardeners, and others. Compost bins soon replaced the brush pile, Linda producing 100 five-pound bags of rich compost a month. Within six months, her daughters had the dental work they needed, and Linda replaced her Corolla with a more serviceable car. Not to be left out, Carlos started his own landscape business, making his rounds in a shiny, new pickup. When abuela passed away, Linda had the resources to return her grandmother’s body to the family cemetery in Bakersfield, thanks to Linda’s inspiration to search for and use her existing resources, those in her own back yard.
NIMBYism is in full cry these days, i.e., a much-needed homeless shelter is shouted down because it’s too close to an elementary school; residents lobby against a neighborhood skate park since, “it would draw undesirable teen agers and gang members to our community;” a low-income housing project is cancelled after local resident’s yell, “Not In My Back Yard.” This article presents a different viewpoint on back yards. Need to
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Mildred, the church gossip, and selfappointed Monitor of the church's morals, kept sticking her nose into other people's business. Several members did not approve of her extracurricular activities, but feared her enough to maintain their silence. She made a mistake, however, when she accused Frank, a new member, of being an alcoholic after she saw his old pickup parked in front of the town's only bar one afternoon. She emphatically told Frank (and several others) that everyone seeing it there WOULD KNOW WHAT HE WAS DOING!
Frank, a man of few words, stared at her for a moment and just turned and walked away. He didn't explain, defend, or deny. He said nothing.
Later that evening Frank quietly parked
solve a problem? Maybe the answer is there, and it may change your life when you find it. *** Rachel Rootes was born and raised in England. She met her husband Stan on a bus in London as he vacationed from his job as a San Diego city bus driver. After a two-year trans-ocean courtship, they married and moved to Mira Mesa near Stan’s parents.
Stan’s father died unexpectedly, forcing the couple to become his mother’s care giver. They moved into her three-bedroom house and soon filled it with the pit-a-patter of four little ones. Reflecting on her present lifestyle Rachel quickly points out it wasn’t financial difficulties alone that caused her to start her herb garden. “Our oldest son, Ralph, suffered terribly from allergies,” she says. “We tried every conceivable remedy. Honey from local bees. Flonase. Any purported cure, no matter how ridiculous, we bought it. Nothing worked. Then one day a neighborhood lady suggested I try mallow. I’d never heard of it.
“I Googled it and found mallow listed as a cure for respiratory complaints. But finding a reliable supply was almost impossible. Finally, after several potential suppliers failed us, I sent off to Ferry and Morse for seeds and planted them in a strip of dirt behind the house. Green shoots came up in 5 days. When they were maybe 4 inches his pickup in front of Mildred's house ... walked home ... and left it there all night. You gotta love Frank!
They're Back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins!
Thank God for the church ladies with typewriters.
These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services: -------------------------The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals. -------------------------Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children. -------------------------The sermon this morning: 'Jesus Walks on the Water.' The sermon tonight:'Searching for Jesus.' -------------------------Ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands. -------------------------Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help. -------------------------Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again, 'giving obvious pleasure to the congregation. -------------------------For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs. -------------------------Next Thursday there will be try-outs for the choir. They need all the help they can get. --------------------------
high, I snipped some and served it as a tea to Ralph. A week later, his symptoms disappeared completely.” This success lit a fire under Rachel. What other herbs did suffering people need? She started researching herbs, and learned that St. John’s Wort, a leafy, green plant was effective in relieving depression. And like mallow, it was hard to come by in the original plant form. She immediately planted three rows behind her house, so she’d have enough to sell at local swap meets and farmer’s markets.
Her research led to Creeping Charlie, an herb known to have a positive effect on a number of maladies from speeding recovery from colds, to treating headaches and as a detoxifier to purge bodies after drug and alcohol use. The demand for these herbs led Rachel to add to her inventory. Soon she sold plantain, an easy-togrow herb, which in tea form soothes infant colic and as a poultice helps reduce the effects of sunburn, rashes and inflammations; and is effective as a hay fever remedy as well. Rachel’s stable of backyard herbs grew quickly. Burdock was next - a spiky herb with roots used in traditional Asian cooking. It is also a tasty medicine to control appetites and build red blood cells. Her biggest seller however became a low-growing herb with an appealing purple flower called Self-Heal,
Irving Benson and Jessie Carter were married on October 24 in the church. So ends a friendship that began in their school days. -------------------------A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow. -------------------------At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be 'What Is Hell?' Come early and listen to our choir practice. -------------------------Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones. -------------------------Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered. -------------------------The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment and gracious hostility. -------------------------Pot-luck supper Sunday at 5:00 PM prayer and medication to follow. -------------------------The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon. -------------------------This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. Bring a blanket and come prepared to sin. -------------------------The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the Congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday. -------------------------Low Self Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 PM. Please use the back door.
or All Heal. Its popularity caused Rachel to rent a plot where she could grow it in larger quantities, staggering her planting times so as to always have a fresh crop available.
As the name implies, Self-Heal is used to solve many health challenges from skin rashes to sun burn, high blood pressure to athlete’s foot. Rachel plans to double her production of this herb.
So, you ask, how much money has Rachel realized from her backyard herb garden? This past twelve months she reports a net earning a little north of $39,000 - after deducting swap meet and farmer’s market booth rentals. Not bad for a fun, part-time business. But, Rachel doesn’t judge her success by money alone. She’s prouder of the number of people she’s helped. “I wanted my herbs to help people the way mallow helped my son when I started my garden. That’s still my intent.” *** Donald Nguyen is a Vietnamese refugee who migrated to California shortly after the fall of Saigon. His first job was with a printer, where he worked long hours running a machine that folded, inserted and sorted letters. On his breaks Nguyen watched with fascination as a co-worker planted seeds in flower pots just outside the printing house
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The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the Church basement Friday at 7 PM. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy. -------------------------Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance. -------------------------And this one just about sums them all up The Associate Minister unveiled the church's new campaign slogan last Sunday: 'I Upped My Pledge - Up Yours.'
In a hospital, a bunch of the relatives gathered in the waiting room where a family member lay, gravely ill. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and somber. "I'm afraid I'm the bearer of bad news," he said as he surveyed the worried faces. "The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain transplant. It's an experimental procedure, very risky, but it is the only hope. Insurance will cover the procedure, but you will have to pay for the BRAIN."
The family members sat silent as they absorbed the news. After a time, someone asked, 'How much will a brain cost?' The doctor quickly responded, “$5,000 for a Democrat's brain and $200 for a Republican's.”
The moment turned awkward. Some of the Democrat relatives actually had to 'try' to not smile, avoiding eye contact with the Republican relatives.
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What’s Up in Downtown Oceanside During the Next Two Weeks – Fireworks Show, Tuesday, July 3rd, 6pm-10pm (fireworks at 9pm); viewing area Rancho del Oro Road; live music, food trucks with variety of food. Event is free, open to the public. For more info, call 760.435.5041. Wednesday, July 4th, all day at the Beach, with a variety of activities in the plazas, parks and parking lots from Oceanside Pier to Tyson Street Park. Kids amusements and activities in the Pier Amphitheatre; food vendors, retail vendors in Pier Plaza and parking lot south of Pier Amphitheatre. Wednesday, July 4th, the 16th annual Yankee Doodle Dinghy Parade, 1pm-3pm, around the inner harbor. Thursday, July 5th, 9am-12noon, Beach Cleanup at Oceanside Pier; the annual “Morning After Mess” beach cleanup; do your part in helping keep Oceanside clean. No pre-registration required. Friday, July 6th, the July First Friday Oceanside Art Walk will feature a patriotic theme complete with
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door. When the plants were 4 to 5 inches high, he’d sell them to nurseries. One day at lunch, Nguyen overheard a conversation between a Chinese cook and a restaurant owner. The gist was, unless they could find a more reliable, cheaper supplier of Chinese vegetables the restaurant would close. Nguyen asked a few questions, then hurried to Home Depot and purchased several large pots, took then to his apartment, filled them with dirt and planted Bok Choy (pok choy, or bok choi.) In another pot he planted kale. Six weeks later when these plants matured, Nguyen snipped them carefully, wrapped them in white paper and made his way to the restaurant. They gladly paid him his asking price and ordered more for the following week.
With his profits, Nguyen bought more pots, soil and seed, planting bok choy and fast-growing kale. Using a computer at the library, he located several community gardens and visited them. He found eager growers of Chinese vegetables who sold him their fresh choy sum, (vegetable heart), snow peas, Chinese radishes, zucchini and baby corn. Nguyen in turn sold these to restaurants. Thus, a thriving business was born.
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music and dance to celebrate Independence Day. Live performances, music, poetry, art education, and culinary and pop-up art galleries showcased in local businesses and public spaces. Admission to all venues is free and open to the public. Saturday, July 7th, 5pm6:30pm, Harbor Wine Cruise; a 90-minute evening cruise aboard a luxurious catamaran through Oceanside Harbor; features appetizer platter and three wine tasting from Beach House Winery; $39/person. Reservations call 888.507.1130. Saturday, July 7, Pacific Street Linear Park, Tango by the Beach; dance Argentine tango as the sun sets; two blocks south of Oceanside Pier on the Strand; introductory lesson at 5pm; dancing 6-7:30pm; free and open to all. Saturday, July 7th, Junior Seau Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre; the Samoan Cultural Festival with a week of activities and events. The final/main event will start at 12noon with the cultural celebration beginning at 4pm at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater; will include traditional dancing, live music and performances, cultural competitions, food and local vendors. For information, contact MainStreet Oceanside at 760.754.4512, 701 Mission Avenue, Oceanside 92054, or visit website at www.mainstreetoceanside.com.
ABWA Summer Mixer – On Thursday, July 5th, from 5-7pm, members and guests of the Soaring Eagles Chapter of American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) invite you to join them on the Patio at the Old Spaghetti Factory for their Holiday Mixer. Enjoy appetizers and a no-host bar. Cover is $10/person at the door. The meeting is an hour earlier than usual to take advantage of Happy Hour at the Spaghetti Factory, 111 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos, 92069. Bar drink specials end at 6pm, so arrive early for best prices. RSVP to Sue Punian at 760.822.2242 or email@example.com. RSVP not required for attendance, but appreciated. Guests are always welcome to learn about current and upcoming activities and member benefits, and there will be plenty of networking opportunities before, during and after the meetings. Early reminder: the first meeting of the new ABWA calendar year will be Thursday, August 2nd, introducing the new
Today, Nguyen buys Chinese vegetables from some thirty growers, selling fresh goods to fifty restaurants throughout the San Diego area. He recently bought a twentyacre plot of land near Julian where he intends to plant burdock, choy sum and zucchini.
A well-known business axiom is, find a need and fill it. That’s the secret of David Nguyen’s success. (And Rachel Rootes back yard herb garden and Linda Villanova’s compost business,) Nguyen uncovered a need and started right where he stood with what available tools he had at the time, to solve that need. In the end, he profited handsomely from his actions. *** When Virgil Kramer checked into the Sober Living Facility, Jim Childers the manager, and Wayne Hightower, the assistant manager, were in for a wild ride. A freshlyminted alcoholic just 6 weeks from his last drunk, Virgil had been a successful insurance broker before his drinking and drugging spiraled out of control and sent him into bankruptcy.
Standing 5 feet 2 inches in his black trousers, white open-throated shirt and polished brogans, his full red beard reaching his chest, his snapping black eyes taking in every sight, Virgil made his presence known at his very first House Meeting. (This was before corporations learned they could earn vast profits in drug and alcohol recovery.)
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Stars and Stripes – Honoring our Military & First Responders - The Escondido Art Association’s themed art show for the month of July will pay tribute to our military and first responders and an exhibition of themed artwork will be on exhibit from July 5 through the end of July. “Stars & Stripes – Honoring Our Military & First Responders” will be open for viewing on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am till 4pm, with a Reception being held for 2nd Saturday Artwalk, July 14th from 5pm till 8pm, at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido. We invite community members, as well as local service members and first responders, to stop by for refreshments so we may have an opportunity to show our gratitude for the sacrifices they make every day so we can have the freedoms and security that we enjoy in the USA. Information and Membership Applications are available at the Artists Gallery and we invite interested people to call 760.489.0338 or visit the EAA website, www.escondidoartist.weebly.com.
Auditions on July 8 and 9 for Community Players Theatre – The Community Players Theatre presents “Murder at the Pie Auction”, an interactive audience/cast who-done-it adventure. Auditions are open to anyone ages 8 and up. There are no costs to be part of the production. Auditions will be held on Sunday, July 8, 11am-12noon, and Monday, July 9, 7pm8pm, at the Community Players Theatre at Community Lutheran Church, 3575 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92027. For Show information, contact Michelle Brindle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Rancho Buena Vista Art Quilt Display – The Free Spirits art quilters invite you to their annual exhibit at Ranch Buena Vista Adobe. This year’s theme is “Silence With a Touch of WOW!” Free Spirits, founded in 2003, is comprised of nine art quilters from Northern San Diego County. There is no charge for admission to the gallery. The
At the meeting, Hightower announced in his fact-of-the-matter way the financial condition of house. Three sober drunks had purchased the three-bedroom, singlestory house with the idea of providing alcoholics a relatively stressfree environment and time needed to recover. The owners paid the mortgage, the utilities and salaries of the manager and assistant manager. These funds were supposed to come from the fees the ten house members paid - $200 or $300 a month – based on need. Social Security and insurance company pay outs were still a year or two away. Inevitably, there is many a slip between cup and lip. Often, the hoped-for funds from residents did not materialize. This meant funds for groceries, laundry, landscaping and other services had to be raised by the residents.
Kramer was aghast at Hightower’s report. “I came here to sober up, not worry about what and when I’ll eat.” Kramer also bridled at the house rule where every resident had to be up and out by eight o’clock each morning, but he zeroed in on Hightower’s statement that the house would sponsor their usual twice monthly car wash that weekend.
“Hell, every high school service organization, glee club and varsity football team holds car washes. We’re off the main thoroughfare so we don’t get much traffic. How can we compete with high school girls in bikinis when it comes to washing
gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Call ahead in case the gallery area is closed for a private party. The exhibit will be displayed from July 5 through August 25th. See the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery website for directions, ranchobuenavistaadobe.com, 640 Alta Vista Drive, Vista. Gift shop info, 760.941.7639. Single Travelers Club Meeting on July 10th – The Single Travelers Club group meets from 5 to 7pm, on Tuesday, July 10, at Hunter Steakhouse, 1221 Vista Way, Oceanside. There will be Happy Hour specials. Visitors welcome. The discussion will be "How to Travel Free." Please call Jackie at 760.438.1472 to RSVP.
Tai Chi Kung Classes on Tuesdays - Tai Chi Kung classes will be held on Tuesdays, July 10 - 31, 1:00 to 2:00pm, at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Join us for easy-to-learn moving meditations for harmony and wellness. Tai Chi Master Instructors Richard and Renee Wing have taught this practice for 16 years. The fee for 4 classes is $37 for Vista residents; $44 for a non-resident. Register online at www.gmacvista.com or call 760-643-5281. The Center is a one-stop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community. For more information, visit gmacvista.com or call (760) 643-5288.
July Events & Classes at SD Botanic Garden in Encinitas – Events listed here are free with paid admission or membership. Wednesday, July 4th, 10am, 4th of July Parade. Children and families are invited to dress up in red, white and blue, and bring decorated strollers and wagons (no bikes). Meet at Seeds of Wonder at 10am; parade begins promptly at 10:30am. Daily, now thru April 2019, from 9am-5pm, take a self-guided tour of the Sculpture in the Garden; unique exhibition showcases more than 50 sculptures from 30 talented artists. Tuesday, July 10; daily 9am-5pm, Ecke Building, the
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Hightower had heard all this before. “Got a better idea? Let me know. Until then the car wash is Saturday from 8 ‘til 5 and Sunday 12 to 5. Everyone has to work a minimum of 3 hours.”
The next morning when Manager Childers reported for work at 6 o’clock, Hightower told him of Kramer’s comments. Childers laughed. “Ah, newcomers. How would the world run without them?” A few minutes later, Kramer came into the kitchen. “Hey guys,” he said, “I’ve been thinking.”
Childers and Hightower braced themselves. Kramer stepped over to the kitchen window. “Look out. What do you see?” Childers said, “Houses.”
Kramer said, “What else?”
Hightower refused to play the game. “Get serious man.”
Kramer said, “One of the keys to getting rich is to see things others don’t. What else do you see?”
“Trees,” Childers said. “Lots of trees.” “What kind of trees?’
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The Paper • Page 4 • July 5, 2018 Bicyclist Involved in Traffic Collision after Driver suffers Medical Emergency
On June 25, at 11:04 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to a traffic collision that occurred in the 3700 block of southbound College Boulevard.
izing an elderly man's home in unincorporated Escondido. Investigators with the San Marcos Sheriff's Station want your help in identifying and locating this man.
Arriving officers found that a 64year-old male from Carlsbad was driving a 2011 Lexus sedan southbound on College Boulevard when he suffered a debilitating medical emergency, lost control of his vehicle and struck a bicyclist in the bike lane, prior to colliding with an electrical box. The Fire Department responded and transported the 64-year-old male driver to an area hospital. The 16-year-old bicyclist was also transported to an area hospital for minor injuries.
Neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to be a factor in the collision. Community: Home Burglary Suspect - Unincorporated Escondido
Do you recognize the man in this sketch? He is suspected of burglar-
If you have any information on this suspect, the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.
It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on May 23rd at a home in the 600 block of Via Rancho Parkway. That's where the man in the sketch posed as a water district employee and contacted the homeowner. The suspect told the victim he needed to come inside the home to inspect the plumbing. Once inside, the suspect lured the victim to the backyard and distracted him. That's when another suspect went into the house and stole the victim's valuables.
of my old girl friends. Never really had a bad relationship with a woman . . . we always parted best of friends. Some, however, I never got to tell how much they meant to me and how it was important to me that they were part of my life. I would like to do that. Might not mean a whole lot to them. It would to me.
Man About Town My Time Machine
I've decided to focus at least 20% of my daily activities on inventing a time-travel machine. Once perfected, I'd like to go back to when I was about 35 years old (retaining, of course, all of the vast knowledge I have since accumulated over the ages), and about 50 lbs lighter. (I have zero interest in going back to when I was 18 or so).
I would incorporate the ability to be visible or invisible, my option, so that I could, for example, go back to the time of Hitler and, while invisible, hit him in the face with an axe. Goering, too. And Eichmann. I would go back to the time of Ghengis Khan and ask that he try to be a little nicer and more considerate of his fellow man.
I would also go back and visit some
The man in the sketch is described as a white man, standing 5'10" tall and weighing 160 pounds. He has short black hair and a black beard. The suspect has a light complexion and was able to speak in a Russian sounding language. He was wearing dark color clothing that resembled a uniform.
I would probably spend even more time with my two sons. We had a good father/sons relationship . . . but I could have done even better. I probably should have encouraged them more. Who knows what they might have accomplished? I would go back and listen in on all of the war planning activities . . . on the plans for the Normandy Invasion . . . on the discussions when Harry Truman decided to drop the A-Bomb. So many things I would like to do . . . if only I could hurry up and finish this here invention.
I know! I'll buy a couple bottles of wine and a case of beer and we can all get together this weekend and work on the invention together! And, yes, I'll give each one of you a ride in our time machine.
Show of hands . . . who's coming this weekend? And where do you want to go? And what era? To see whom? Visible or Invisible? Taking orders. First come, first served. I get to be the first to see and visit with Jesus. I'll report back to each of you. Colby’s back!
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Dog named Colby was adopted five years ago. Colby was happy. Then the lady who adopted Colby died and the family trusted Rancho Coastal Humane to find a new home. Cute little mutt. I reckon he’ll find a home quickly. But that brings up a subject we don’t think about often enough. Most of us have prepared living trusts and/or wills but what provisions have we made for the pets in our life?
Pets become members of the family but when a death occurs in the family all too often the pets have no place to go and wind up going to an animal shelter. Animal shelters do wonderful work but their job would be made a whole lot easier if you plan ahead and make
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To Lyle E. Davis, Owner/Publisher/Editor of The Paper.
We have a few questions we're just dying to ask you! Recently, while dining with friends during Cruisin' Grand here in Escondido, a member of our party swears that you once caused a "commotion" when Cruisin' Grand was just starting out! A version of the story has it that years ago you were a manager of an Escondido radio station and you talked on the "air" about the cars cruising Grand Avenue which
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arrangements for another family member, a neighbor, or a friend, to take over the care and comfort of your pet.
Rather than informal arrangemetns, which can be misunderstood, it’s always best to reduce your wishes to writing and get a signed commitment from someone that they are ready, willing and able to care for your pet if and when you pass away. It’s just good planning and it’s also compassionate planning, knowing how much your pet is going to miss you after you are gone and that you have taken the necessary steps to see to their continued happy life. Something to think about and begin planning for. Fido will appreciate it forever!
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“What’s on those orange trees?”
Hightower was tired of the game. “Oranges, ass hole. What’s your point?”
“To quote the Bible. ‘The fields are white with harvest, the workers they are few.’ Or in this case, the trees are filled with gold. All we have do is harvest them.” “Whatta ya mean?” This from Hightower.
“We knock on doors throughout the community asking home owners to donate their oranges. We even give ‘em a receipt for tax purposes. We pick the oranges, bag ‘em a Baker’s Dozen to a sack. Sell ‘em for a buck. Two bags for a buck seventyfive. Make sense?”
had earned $887.00 for the house, and those who sold, split $315.00. The following two weekends they did equally as well. This again points out the axiom, have a problem? Look in your own back yard for solutions first. Find a need, then fill it. In this case, the Sober Living facility needed money, and the general public needed oranges (although they might not have known it). When these two forces – need and solution - come together the payoff is great. Mr. Wayne Kramer wasn’t finished showing the power of using available resources. The day after Thanksgiving, he approached Childers.
Neither Hightower or Childers spoke.
“Christmas is coming. Let’s go on a field trip to the mountains. The resident tree trimmer we have here getting sober, takes his climbing gear. He cuts mistletoe from the trees. Those on the ground put a sprig or two in bags with a cute saying, like A Kiss for Christmas. We sell it for a buck. Whatcha think?”
Childers nodded. “And a child shall lead us.” *** The next day, house members picked and sacked oranges, selling them at busy street corners during Friday’s drive time. Saturday afternoon, they ran out of oranges. They
Selling mistletoe from street corners and at shopping center parking garages in the four weeks before Christmas, with a quarter a bag going to the salesperson, the house put just shy of $1,500 into the bank. *** A recovery home for ladies needed a financial spurt. As part of their career training, several women
“The guy doing the selling gets a quarter. The house gets the rest. What’s wrong with that?’
Childers laughed. “Good idea.”
learned to sew, but their ability to practice was hindered by a shortage of cloth. Enter Mr. Kramer. He sketched out several simple Christmas designs – a jumping elf, a prancing reindeer, a Christmas tree with a large star on top. He then visited a yardage shop and got a donation of 100 yards of Christmasthemed material. The ladies sewed this into the designs Kramer had drawn up. Another group sold these at free booths in malls and shopping centers, raising over $2,000 for the home. Again, the old adage. Use available resources – the stuff in your own back yard – and start where you now stand to fill a need. Often riches come to those who see opportunity in the mundane. *** Claire Wagers is 87 years young. She still lives in the house she and her husband Henry built in 1969. Henry passed away in 1990. They had no children, so when Claire learned that Henry’s pension from his 40 years as an assembler at an automotive plant would be cut in half, Claire knew it was up to her to find a way to replace her lost income.
The first thing she did was to review her living quarters. Her home had three bed rooms. She used one as a sewing room, slept in one, with one virtually unused. She guessed she could rent it out, but that seemed intrusive, as she enjoyed having the girls over for bridge one day a week. Plus, many
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She vaguely recalled a neighbor the owner of a Chinese restaurant knocking on her door several
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Inside the house, Claire took out paper and pen and made a list of all the ways she could increase her income. Planting a garden and selling the vegetables did not seem practical. At her age, that was too much work, plus Henry had been the gardener. Why did her thoughts keep returning to water hydrants?
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She stood for a moment, recalling the quiet evenings when Henry would weed the lettuce and onions and carefully hoe the tomatoes. When he was finished, she’d bring out iced tea and sandwiches and the potato salad made from potatoes he’d grown. They’d sit and talk and laugh. Sometimes Henry would read out loud from the book he was reading. Ah, those were the days.
Outside, she walked her large yard, looking at the roses and other plants the gardener kept neatly trimmed. Grass had filled in the area where she and Henry had their vegetable garden, but the three water hydrants were still in place. Claire twisted the handle on one. Water sprayed her shoes. I’ll have Geraldo turn them off, she thought.
nights she’d go to bed early, get up after a few hours and read in the living room, A renter would not like that, she felt.
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months earlier. What had he wanted? Something about raising fish.
Claire got up and went to the window. The restaurant owner’s car was parked in his driveway. She grabbed her pad and went outside. When she was close enough to see the phone number clearly, she jotted it down. Back inside, she dialed the number and left a brief message and her number as the computerized voice told her to do. She hung up and returned to her list. Since renting her room was not an option, maybe she could sign up for Airbnb but that too seemed impractical. How about renting out space in her yard for RV’s to park? She’d heard there was a need for that.
After lunch, Claire called her bridge-playing ladies and confirmed they were coming as usual on Wednesday. When her phone rang, she figured it was Sarah telling her what goodies she’d bring to bridge. Instead, it was her neighbor, the Chinese restaurant owner. Was she interested in renting a spot in her yard where his son could install a water-filled vat to grow fish in? “Yes,” she said. “In fact, my water hydrants are still in place and they work just fine.” *** The Universe abhors a vacuum. The amazing thing is, once we recognize a need and seek to fill it, it’s almost as if the Gods agree and align the stars so that everything needed falls into place. As the man said, every job seems impossible until it’s finished. A good place to look for solutions to problems is in your own back yard.
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Wedding? Quinceaneras? Reception? Birthday party? Recital? Church Event?
Women drivers --- we used that as a disparaging, negative remark in this country way back when (that dates me), but no longer!
The Clubhouse of the Escondido Woman’s Club is the place to be! 750 No. Rose, Escondido Large kitchen and stage
Reflecting back in time when I was 16 years old and had been driving for three years, my dad sent my mother and me to a neighboring town 60 miles away to pick up a new car for our dealership from a like brand dealer. The trip was on a good safe paved road in good weather during a nice time of day, with little traffic. My mother was semi dozing in the passenger seat when she remarked to me and I quote, “Step on it. We have to get there.” Looking down at the speedometer we were cruising at a ‘wide open speed” of 100 mph! That’s a true story. I grew up in a speed loving family.
First you need to pick your date, then your venue!
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It was still in the forties after World War II when automobile manufacturers were still playing catch up. Most cars were very prosaic and were equipped with the bare necessities and austere design. This week’s “Yesterday Car” was an exception. Built by one of America’s Independents it was one of only 2000 built. Powered by an overhead valve and in line six cylinder with seven main bearings it was one of two companies that built such a tough, long life motor. The other was Rolls Royce. Needless to say, both of these engines were extremely smooth running and provided good performance. Name this rare convertible, which was built for only one year.
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The author, Pete Peterson, is a prolific writer; a Marine, a good ol’ boy from Missouri, and he promises another story coming soon!
Now the rest of the world is catching up with the time. In Saudi Arabia it just became legal for women to drive. Ladies you are ahead of the times right here is the good old USA. Some of the better drivers today are women, including a few race car drivers. Danica Patrick is an excellent example.
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Answer: 1948 Nash Convertible
Helping Our Local Citrus Economy
California's fresh-market citrus producers are working hard to prevent being affected by a disease called Huanglongbing, (HLB) or citrus greening disease. The disease, for which there is no known cure, is spread by an invasive pest known as the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), an aphid-sized insect that first appeared in our state in 2008.
Since our region is a high producer of citrus, this is a concern for our growers and our local economy. Disease symptoms include asymmetrical yellow mottling on leaves, hard fruit that is bitter and doesn’t ripen, along with excessive fruit drop. The disease is devastating. In just 10 years Florida has lost approximately 162,000 citrus acres. It is estimated that 90% of Florida citrus acres are infected. Mexico is heavily impacted, and the disease is quickly spreading in Texas. Unfortunately, with the ACP insect present in 24 California Counties, our $3.3 billion citrus industry could easily suffer the same fate.
HLB has now been found in over 500 residential citrus trees in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties, placing the nearby citrus groves and nurseries of Riverside and San Diego Counties at serious risk.
Given the importance of the citrus industry to our state and region, I and several Assembly colleagues urgently requested an additional appropriation of $10 million to combat the psyllid and the spread of HLB. I’m pleased to report that the request was granted and the additional funding was included in the budget that was signed into law on June 27.
Thanks to foresight and funding from growers and state and federal governments, research will continue to find a cure and to breed new citrus varieties that will be able to resist this terrible threat to ornamental citrus trees and to California’s vital citrus industry.
Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron, REscondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley
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caused quite a bit of public excitement -- all of which caused commotion and the need for police intervention to keep public excitement, etc., from getting out of control in downtown Escondido! Is this funny rumor true and can you verify the colorful details? Editor’s Note: Reasonably close to an accurate account. This was not, however, ‘Cruisin Grand,” it was just “Cruisin’” The location was East Valley Parkway with much of the activity taking place in front of the old Escondido Village Mall.
Yes, I managed KOWN Radio which was located in the mall. But I wasn’t the one who promoted it on the air; it was the brain child of the late Clip Helps, our Program Director. He got the idea from the movie “American Graffiti.” He talked about it on the air and thought we’d get a dozen or more cars to respond. We got hundreds! Then Lieutenant John Wilson, since reteired, and a long time friend, stopped by my house and invited me to ride along and see what was happening. I spent the rest of the evening with him. Some party-goers were spraying shaving cream on the windshields of motorists - a definite safety hazard. There were several arrests.
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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
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In those days, the office of President was elected by the U.S. Senate. After some 38 ballots in a close election, Burr’s presidential run for President against Thomas Jefferson lost by one vote, relegating Burr to the office of Vice President, which, in those days, second-place finishers were relegated.
From Patrick Flannigan and friends in Escondido, California.
Editor’s Note: Thank YOU for a most entertaining Letter to the Editor. Brought back some fun memories.
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Burr blamed Hamilton for his defeat. In business, It would be among the first of a long line of insults and disagreements between Burr and Hamilton. The Forgotten Man: Aaron Burr
If you were asked who the third Vice President of the United States was, few would know it was Aaron Burr. Wait a minute -- didn’t he shoot and kill our first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel?
Hamilton prominently takes his place in history as founder of what today is the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Mint, and with his picture on the $20 bill. Conversely, Aaron Burr’s bio is found in very few school history books, primarily because of his 1807 duel with founding father Hamilton.
Editor’s Note: True story. It was written by our Friedrich Gomez. Cover story was “Escondido’s Hidden Treasures.” You can find it in our archives at: https://issuu.com/awodigitaledition/docs/the_paper_04-2017?e=2076238/47502876
The third big question we were bantering around at Vinz's outdoor patio area is, what does the "E" of your middle name stand for? Guesses so far have been: Edward or variation of that, Eric, Ethan, Earl, Evan, and Emmett. Be careful with your answer because we all have a friendly money pool on the correct answer! Editor’s Note: lyle eugene davis; my mom, in a fit of creativity, named me lyle eugene davis and my baby brother . . . eugene lyle davis. Dad never said a word.
Then the two men became founding bankers. Burr founded the Bank of Manhattan Company, which today is JP Morgan-Chase. Hamilton founded rival Bank of New York, making them bitter political and business competitors. It’s the fame duel that caused Burr to be banished to near historical obscurity. What caused the duel is a matter of conjecture. One of the reasons could be Hamilton’s vicious rumors. The two men were often invited to dinner parties hosted by leading New York politicians, businessmen and even each other. During those years, Burr was widowed and lived with his daughter and husband. Hamilton reportedly suggested at a social gathering that Burr committed incest with his daughter. Enraged, the Vice President challenged the Treasury Secretary to a duel in Weehawken, N.J., as dueling was illegal in New York State. Hamilton was mortally wounded, dying a day later. Hamilton’s death destroyed Burr’s political, social, and business career and standing. Years later, Burr traveled west to embark upon what was an alleged attempt to form a new nation, for which he was charged with treason, but later was acquitted.
The late Lt. Bob Wolford called out the department in riot gear and they walked the entire parking lot of the Mall. I thought that was an overreaction and unnecessary.
Also, while eating at Vinz restaurant & bar, we also heard the wild rumor that Vinz Wine Bar & Restaurant once had a real 1920s style speakeasy underneath a portion of its present establishment, which has since been covered over! This is too good to be true and we heard you had written about this in your weekly magazine, The Paper. Can you tell us what issue that was in and if it can still be read online?
He was admitted to the bar of New York in 1782.Burr was twice elected to the New York state Assembly, was appointed State Attorney General, then he was chosen as a U.S. Senator.
Burr spent the remainder of his life in obscurity practicing law in New York, dying in 1836.
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Burr had an illustrious war record, serving during the Revolutionary War under Gen. Benedict Arnold in the Quebec expedition. Burr distinguished himself in that battle earning a place on Gen. George Washington’s staff. But, after only two weeks, he asked for a transfer back to the battlefield.
For an interesting look at Burr’s life in historical novel form, try Gore Vidal’s “Burr.”
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In battle, Burr saved an entire brigade, which included Hamilton, from capture after the British landed on Manhattan. Evidently miffed because Burr had resigned from his staff, Washington did not commend Burr for his heroic actions. This led to an eventually estrangement between the two men. In 1777, Burr was promoted to lieutenant colonel, assuming command of a regiment. During the harsh winter at Valley Forge, Burr led a small unit guarding an isolated pass. He drove back an attempted mutiny by troops who wanted to escape the Valley Forge winter. In 1779, Burr had to leave the Army due to bad health, but he remained active in the War. He was assigned by Washington to perform occasional intelligence missions. During one of those missions, Burr rallied a group of Yale students in New Haven, Conn., to aid a small group of soldiers in a skirmish with the British. This action repelled the enemy’s advance, forcing them to retreat.
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Lung Hsiang Exhibit and Sale, features original Chinese Brush paintings created by members of the Lung Hsiang chapter of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting. Thursdays, July 12, 19 & 26, 4:30-8:00pm, Thursday Family Fun Nights; pack up the kids and enjoy outdoor fun; live, kid-friendly entertainment is provided from 6-7pm. Saturday & Sunday, July 21 & 22, 9am-5pm, Kids 12 and under free. Insect Festival; oneof-a-kind festival to intrigue bug-devotees of all ages, featuring thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including lizards, snakes, and famous Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Now thru Labor Day, September 3rd, daily 9am-5pm; free admission for active-duty military and up to 5 immediate family members. The Garden is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve members. Classes in July: For details of all classes, visit http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm. Saturday, July 7, 9am-12noon; $30/members; $36/non-members. Material fee $80/per student, paid directly to instructor at class. Living Wall/Vertical Garden; learn basics of planting a living wall. Register early; this class sells out. Sunday, July 8, 12noon-2pm, $40/members; $48/nonmembers, plus a $10 materials fee paid directly to instructor at class. Zentangle— Yin/Yang Workshop; create black and white
art pieces with black and white pens. Zero art experience necessary. Just added, Sunday, August 5th, $32/members; $40/non-members. Shinrin-Yoku/Forest Bathing; a way of connecting people to nature. This idea and the positive health effects of simply being and walking in a state of relaxation in nature has undergone significant scientific testing and validation in Japan and Korea, and is trending in gardens and nature reserves across the country. Register today and find out why; this class will sell out fast.
San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, 92024; visit these websites for details of the events listed above: www.SDBGarden.org; http://www.sdbgarden.org/seeds_wond.ht m ; http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm; : http://www.sdbgarden.org/events.htm; http://www.sdbgarden.org/thursnights.htm ; http://www.sdbgarden.org/insect.htm; and http://www.sdbgarden.org/militaryspecials.htm.
Carlsbad Chamber Events for August – Civic Champion; a 2-part workshop “You’re Voice Matters”. Election time is a great time to flex your civic power but how do you make an impact beyond the polls? On August 16 and August 23, from 4-6:30pm, the workshop will be held at the Chamber office, 5934 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad, 92008.
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Cost is $40 general admission/both sessions included. Then on Friday, August 24th, the State of the City will be held from 11:30am to 1:30pm at The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, 92008. Advanced Registration Required. The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the City of Carlsbad invite you to join the City Council and Chamber business leaders for a progress report on current and future City programs and projects.
DAR, Rincon del Diablo Commemorates Independence Day - The local Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Chapter commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence with community participation in the Rancho Bernardo Spirit of the 4th on Wednesday, July 4th. Chapter members will be available at the community fair in Webb Park from 9am until 2pm with details on membership, educational resources and preservation projects before participating in the 3pm parade.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With nearly 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. DAR members are committed to volunteer service having
served more than 12.5 million hours in communities throughout the world during the past three years. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org or connect with DAR on social media at faceb o o k . c o m / To d a y s DA R , twitter.com/TodaysDAR and youtube.com/TodaysDAR. San Diego area residents interested in DAR membership may reach the Rincon del Diablo chapter via Facebook or online at www.rincondeldiablodar.com.
Top Museum Officers Switch Roles - For the ninth consecutive year, all four officers of the Valley Center History Museum were re-elected to another one-year term. The vote, taken at the organization's Annual Meeting at the end of June, had a surprise twist: president Earl Brown and vice-president William Boyett switched positions. Reelected were treasurer Nicky Lovejoy and secretary Lynne Boyett.
bers and docents serve as volunteers, and there is no paid staff. In addition to the four officers, other board members are Marjorie Deskovick, curator; Steven Harris, development; Miguel Hernandez, Tribal liaison; Caroline Hughes, membership; Robert Lerner, historian; Faith Much, member-atlarge; and Justin Salter, webmaster and social media. A sub-committee of the board includes Jack Bose, Stephanie McEntire and Marcia Wrisley. The museum at 29200 Cole Grade Road is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12noon to 4pm. Admission is free. For more information, visit vchistory.org or call 760.749.2993. New Officers Installed for Escondido Woman's Club - At the general meeting in June of the Escondido Woman’s Club, the new officers for the 2018-2019 year were installed by Candace Doherty. They are (pictured l-r) Laura Anderson, Treasurer; Marlene Joehnk, Asst. Treasurer; Jackie Benson, Secretary; Judy Berman, Asst. Secretary; Evelyn Madison, Vice President, Club House; Leona Stringfield, Vice President, Club Grounds; Doris Badger, standing in for Eli Striegler, Vice PresidentMembership; Diane Nelson, 1st Vice President; and Becky Flanagan, President. The 2018-2019 year starts in September, normally the 1st Monday of the month, but the holiday moves the meeting to Monday, September 10th.
Officers of the Valley Center History Museum, who first posed aboard this historic stagecoach in 2016, were re-elected to a one-year term. Along for another ride are Earl Brown (top left), William Boyett, Nicky Lovejoy and Lynne Boyett. In recommending the unprecedented reI n election of the officers, a Nominating addiCommittee pointed out that under current tion to leadership the museum has enjoyed success a gift in attracting visitors, fund-raising, and comcard from the Escondido Woman's Club munity acceptance. The officers head a 12honoring her for her year as President, member Board of Directors which operates Evelyn Madison, received a special, beautiful the museum and oversees the local quilt made and presented to her by Nora Historical Society. All officers, board memHondo. Nora fulfills many roles in the
PLANNING A SPECIAL EVENT IN 2018?
Wedding? Quinceaneras? Reception? Birthday party? Recital? Church Event? First you need to pick your date, then your venue! The Clubhouse of the Escondido Woman’s Club is the place to be! 750 No. Rose, Escondido Large kitchen and stage
Maximum 170 people 24-hour insurance required major events include house manager and security in attendance, tables/chairs set up
Woman’s Club however her real love is to surprise people with quilts that she makes. Incoming president, Becky Flanagan, looks on.
Also at the June meeting, the Escondido Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee, chaired by Jessie Berryman, introduces and honors our Scholarship winners and their families. The 2018 Scholarship students and guests are (l-r) Daisy Ochoa (San Pasqual High School) and friend; Jessica Torres (Orange Glen High School) and her Mother, Karla Ruelas, and baby sister; Monique Thomas (Escondido High School) and her Father, Genaro Thomas.
Will You Babysit for Us? – Would you like some company or the upcoming holiday? I’m writing to you to ask if you would be willing to open your heart and home on a temporary basis for a shelter pet. Yes, I’m asking you to babysit for us. Each year, loud Fourth of July fireworks scare dogs and cats who become disoriented, escape from home and go missing. We’re inviting you to become a Fast-Track Foster parent to help empty our animal shelters in anticipation of stray animals who will arrive at our doors
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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
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after the Fourth of July fireworks. This special foster assignment provides the pet you foster with a chance to enjoy life for a few days in your home, out of the shelter, snuggling, cuddling, and having fun with you. The time spent with you in a home environment also provides us with more information about the dog, cat, kitten, or rabbit so we can ultimately make a better adoption match. It’s easy to help – we provide all food and supplies to our foster parents. Contact the San Diego Humane for the Fast-Track Foster Sign Up, or visit any of the campuses during normal business hours and offer to foster a dog, cat, or even a rabbit or guinea pig. And remember to remind friends and neighbors to keep their pets safe during the firework displays; keep a collar and i.d. tags on your pet; have current contact information in your pet’s microchip database; and keep your pet confined in a secure room during firework displays. Thank you from everyone at the San Diego Humane Society. Escondido Campus, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido 92027; Oceanside Campus, 2905 San Luis Rey Road (dogs) and 572 Airport Road (cats, small animals), Oceanside, 92058; and San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, 92110; phone number for all is
Colby is a return guest to Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He arrived 5 years ago and he was adopted right away. When he got into his new home his life was great. He had a lady who loved him. She was home most of the time so Colby had a constant companion. He’s a dog who bonds quickly and strongly. He loves going for walks, playing with his squeaky ball, and just hanging out with his people. He can be a little bit selective when it comes to his dog friends. When Colby’s owner died recently, his family trusted Rancho Coastal to find him another great home, just like 5 years ago. The $75 adoption fee for Colby includes medical exams, vaccinations, neuter, and registered microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM every day but Tuesday.
Capital Improvement Program Budget
There are several financial documents approved by the City Council that determine public investments in services (provided by employees) and goods (tangible assets you can point at). The primary planning document for spending on tangible items is called the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget. This budget is my favorite because it validates current needs and anticipates future needs for items like new 619.299.7012.
Celebrate Your Golden Years with 18 Discounts Available for Senior Citizens – Here is a list of Senior Discounts that you may not know about. Check them out online if you are interested in details. There are many special discounts that are available to seniors. Retirees are offered discounts at most retailers, restaurants, parks, on public transport and at hotels. But you won’t get these discounts unless YOU ASK for them. Simply ask the question, “Do you offer a senior discount?” and see how much you can save. You’ll be able to save money every time you find yourself reaching for your wallet or purse. Here is a list of 18 discounts seniors get only if they know to ask about them in 2018.
Sasha, a 10-year-old Domestic Short Hair mix, is a cuddly kitty looking for a loving home to call her own. She can be a bit shy upon first meeting, but once you get to know each other, you will find her to be a wonderful, loving companion. She enjoys getting pet and spending time in her human friends’ lap. Once you look into Sasha’s beautiful, green eyes, you won’t be able to resist! Come take this beautiful lady home today. Her adoption fee includes her spay, permanent microchip identification, current vaccinations, 30 days worry free insurance from Trupanion Insurance and a certificate for a free veterinary exam! Sasha is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (619) 299-7012.
sidewalks, playgrounds, street lights, crosswalks, public art work and bike lanes. There are also investments in technology items like servers and software that make our city services more efficient.
Funding to invest in these public projects is cobbled together from a variety of sources including development fees, gas taxes, grants and project loans. Development fees are also known as “impact fees” and are collected for specific purposes from every new construction project in the city. The concept
1. Negotiate A Better Mortgage Rate With HARP - If you’re a homeowner born before 1985 and you want to save yourself thousands of dollars this year, there’s a government program that you might be able to take advantage of called HARP. The Home Affordable Refinance Plan (HARP) could help hundreds of thousands of Americans reduce their monthly payments by as much as $3,500 in their first year. In order to qualify for HARP you’ll need good or excellent credit, so if you don’t have a very good credit rating then this probably isn’t for you. If lowering your payments, paying off your mortgage faster, and having an extra $290 a month in HARP savings would help you, then this could be the easiest money savings tip you take. 2. Install A Home Alarm System - This money saving idea is also for senior homeowners, so if you’re a renter you can skip this one. Did you know that homes without security systems are 2.5 times more likely to be targeted by burglars and intruders? But installing a home alarm system isn’t just to stop burglars and intruders, it can also save you big money year after year. A house
behind these fees is that every time a new project is built in Escondido, there is an impact caused by the additional people. More people means more traffic and therefore a need for road expansion and maintenance and more use of public safety services. As our city grows, we need to maintain quality of life standards. To view the full CIP budget document, visit https://www.escondido.org/capital-improvement-program.aspx
alarm will save you money on your homeowners insurance policy (which is generally mandatory if you own a home). In fact, on average installing a home alarm system will give homeowners a 10-20% discount on their insurance by having a high functioning home alarm system installed. The good news is that these home alarm companies are pretty desperate for customers at the moment so you can get a good deal. For instance, one of the best alarm system companies – ADT is currently offering over $850 in free equipment plus a $100 Visa gift card with $99 Installation and purchase of monitoring service. That means you basically get a free alarm system for over a year, just by paying a $99 fee. It’s also really important seniors have a high functioning alarm system installed so that they can get medical aid in the case of a life threatening emergency, especially for those who live alone. 3. Cruise Deals - Carnival Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Costa Cruises, Cruise Direct,
The Pastor Says . . .
Pastor Richard Huls (Retired)
Our Rightful Heritage
There is always an appropriate time to declare our freedoms, and especially now in July. The First Amendment highlights our basic freedoms – of the press, religion, and speech. It also states that Congress will not exercise control over these freedoms, implying that any elected representatives, including the President, cannot.
We, as citizens, regard such freedoms as our right to say what we feel, believe what we want, and write as we wish, always taking into consideration any dishonest, immoral, or profane comments. We shall not be threatened by our elected
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officials to silence us, degrade us, deny us, or even restrict us with any office of government such as the FBI, CIA, or IRS. However, political officials don’t always follow these principles. At times, they can become insecure, arrogant, paranoid, and self-serving, using their power to deny us these freedoms. When a nation of citizens allows such abuses, it deserves to be ruled by an autocrat or dictator. Such has happened many times in the history of nations. Hopefully, we are responsible in protecting our freedoms of speech, religion, and the press. We could well heed the words of Martin Niemoller, a German pastor in the days of Nazi Germany, who watched the subtle process of losing freedom. He wrote these prophetic words, “First they came for the Socialists, then they came for the Jews, then they came for me and there was no one left to speak for me.” Any stifling of our basic freedoms by any person or group is a threat to all of us. If you need help or have questions call Dial-A-Prayer at 760.746.6611.
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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
San Marcos Family Camp Out returns July 28
Set for Saturday, July 28 to Sunday, July 29, the annual San Marcos Family Campout is just around the corner. Offering a convenient, close-to-home camping experience, the campout is complete with outdoor games, arts and crafts, a flashlight hike, campfire songs, a hot dog cookout, s’mores, and breakfast the next morning.
Rain or shine, campers will have a chance to sleep under the stars on the grasses of Walnut Grove Park located at 1950 Sycamore Drive. Each family will be assigned a ten by ten space to pitch their tent and set up camp. Upon arrival, the city’s recreation leaders facilitate field games like tug-o-war, potato
sack races, 3-legged races, and other exciting relays. Arts and crafting activities will also be available throughout the day and include animal and bug stamping, camp fan project, bug boxes, and bookmark making.
Whether you are a first-time camper or an outdoor enthusiast, tickets are just $15 per person so bring your camping gear and get ready for an overnight adventure. Be sure to register online by Friday, July 20 for a camping experience without all the hassle. All ages are welcome.
For more information and a detailed packing list, visit www.san-marcos.net or call Jennifer Overman at (760) 744-9000, ext. 3506.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Balanced Budget Approved
The Vista City Council has approved a $130 million budget for the fiscal year which began July 1. The city budget has two main sections, the Operating Budget, which covers the day to day work of the city, such as providing fire and law enforcement services, parks and recreation, and other core services, and the Capital Improvement Program, which covers major construction projects. The spending plans have been developed to meet the needs of residents and businesses of the City, as well as City
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One man, unable to control his curiosity, finally blurted out the question everyone wanted to ask, “Why is the Democrat's brain so much more than a Republican's brain?” The doctor smiled at the childish innocence and explained to the entire group, “It's just a standard pricing procedure. We have to price the Republican's brains a lot lower because – they're used.”
"Thanks for the harmonica you gave me for Christmas," little Joshua said to his uncle the first time he saw him after the holidays. "It's the best present I ever got." "That's great," said his uncle. "Do you know how to play it?"
"Oh, I don't play it," the little fellow said. "My mom gives me a dollar a day not to play it during the day and my dad gives me five dollars a week not to play it at night. Men Are Just Happier People!
What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park.
Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky. You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt. Wrinkles add character. Wedding dress - $5,000. Tux rental - $100. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time. Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks.
A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend. Your underwear is $8.95 for a three-pack. Two pairs of shoes are more than enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to see wrinkles in your clothes. Everything on your face stays its original color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades. You only have to shave your face and neck. You can play with toys all your life. One wallet and one pair of shoes - one color for all seasons. You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look. You can 'do' your nails with a pocket knife. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache... You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in 25 minutes. No wonder men are happier! NICKNAMES
If Laura, Kate and Sarah go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Kate and Sarah.
If Mike, Dave and John go out, they will affectionately refer to each other as Fat Boy, Bubba and Wildman. EATING OUT
When the bill arrives, Mike, Dave and John will each throw in $20, even though it's only for $32.50. None of them will have anything smaller and none will actually admit they want change back. When the girls get their bill, outcome the pocket calculators. MONEY
A man will pay $2 for a $1 item he needs. A woman will pay $1 for a $2 item that she doesn't need but it's on sale.
The City’s Capital Improvement Program budget totaling $46 million will provide for sidewalk and street improvements, continuing the construction of the Paseo Santa Fe corridor up to Terrace Drive, park maintenance, and sewer O infrastructure. The financial documents are available for review at CityofVista.com/budget.
Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
Council’s community priorities through June 30, 2019. The City is on firm ground with its financial health, infrastructure investments, and budget priorities.
All You Need is Love – and stories!
Professional storyteller Marilyn McPhie will share love stories, including a true love story about Joy perfume, a Scottish legend about a man who marries a Selkie woman, a quirky story about buttons, and a little poetry sprinkled in for good measure at the Mission Branch Library Community Room, 3861 Mission Avenue, Oceanside on Wednesday, July 11, at 1:00 p.m. This event is part of special programming for adults during
A man has six items in his bathroom: toothbrush and toothpaste, shaving cream, razor, a bar of soap, and a towel.
The average number of items in the typical woman's bathroom is 337 A man would not be able to identify more than 20 of these items. ARGUMENTS
A woman has the last word in any argument.
Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.
the Summer 2018 Reading Program.
Marilyn McPhie has a degree in English and French literature, and is the President of the Storytellers of San Diego, and a California State Liaison for the National Storytelling Network.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and is open to the public.
water the plants, empty the trash, answer the phone, read a book, and get the mail. A man will dress up for weddings and funerals. NATURAL
Men wake up as good-looking as they went to bed.
Women somehow deteriorate during the night. OFFSPRING
A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband.
Ah, children. A woman knows all about her children. She knows about dentist appointments and romances, best friends, favorite foods, secret fears and hopes and dreams.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife. A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn't. A man marries a woman expecting that she won't change, but she does. DRESSING UP
A woman will dress up to go shopping,
A man is vaguely aware of some short people living in the house. A married man should forget his mistakes. There's no use in two people remembering the same thing! Um, well, those are certainly nice, but I asked if I could see your tweets.
What in the hell are clams so happy about?
The Paper • Page 12 • July 5, 2018 Win10 PCs purchased in the past two years usually will not accept an “upgrade” to Windows 7/8.
Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
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Last week we began a discussion on why Microsoft continues to cause serious problems for users with “automatic updates.” Lost data, corrupt OS (operating systems), applications that no longer work, lost drivers, crashed PCs and expensive repairs are common problems for millions of Windows users every time Microsoft initiates a Windows “update cycle.” Users with Win7/8 PCs have the option to turn off the automatic updates but Microsoft has removed that option from Windows10. Many users that previously accepted the “free upgrades” from Win7/8 to Win10 are now backtracking to their previous OS to avoid Microsoft’s automatic update problems. Unfortunately
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there are hundreds of amazing cruises at great prices to be found online. Is there any better way to celebrate life than to venture out at sea? Cruises are wonderful with their all-inclusive travel options where you get to sit back, have a drink or two for free, soak up the midday sun and enjoy some high-class cuisine along with various live music performances. Cruise lines offer a huge variety of discounts for senior citizens, and this includes some of the most well-known companies like Carnival Cruises and Royal Caribbean, offering exclusive deals to citizens over the age of 55. You will be able to get a cruise deal anywhere in the world, be it the Caribbean or even the icy Alaska. Keep in mind that not all cruises have discounts, so it is best to check with the specific cruise company. 4. Get a Lower Auto Insurance Rate - You might think you’re already paying a low auto insurance rate, but recent research shows that only 5% of Americans over the age of 55 are paying less than $50 per month for car insurance. If you’re currently paying more than $50 per month, and have had no accidents or tickets in the past two years, you can probably secure a much lower car insurance rate. The best way to do that is to compare quotes from multiple insurers – let them compete for your business. In fact, there’s a new website that allows you to do just that – it’s called Best Quotes Auto Insurance. Once you fill out the form on their website they’ll provide you with multiple quotes you can choose from. If you’re still not satisfied, you can always call up the major car insurance companies and let them know you’re looking for better offers and that you’re a senior citizen. 5. Save on Medical Costs - Healthcare is an essential part of human life, and the costs of doctors and the right treatments add up more and more as we age. Most retirees need to take some type of medication, so it’s only right that you should be getting the most out of your medical insurance. By
To understand why Microsoft is willing to put users through so much pain, one needs to understand Microsoft’s current situation, problems and strategies as it relates to home users and small businesses. The World is turning away from local processing and applications in favor of Internet or cloud based applications and computing. Microsoft’s core business has always been the sale of PC OS and applications for “local” processing. PCs are slowly being replaced by Internet connected devices that are able to do everything in the cloud that any PC can do locally.
Microsoft’s previous bosses Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer were able to hang on to Microsoft’s dominance in PC applications and OS through shear inertia but Microsoft long ago stopped being a cool or innovative place to work. As a bloated bureaucracy, they failed to recognize the significance of the Internet and mobile computing and communications until long after more agile companies had established a foothold. Even with the advantages of having the OS that ran 90% of the World’s PCs, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Bing were crushed by newcomer Google in the contest to be the leading Internet browser (Chrome) and search engine (Google Search). Late to recognize the importance of “smart phones,” Microsoft bumbled and stumbled losing billions in their abortive attempts to crash the party with the twin disasters of Windows 8 and the purchase of Nokia's smart phone business. Instead of growing,
working with the best insurance company for your needs you can be sure to have the best coverage for the cheapest prices. Some insurers will send seniors a discount card that you can show when paying for prescriptions. Just remember to check with your local pharmacy to see what discounts are available to you, because discounts might change depending on location. Many seniors may be able to get extra benefits and don’t even know they’re available. You can also check if you are eligible to get vision, dental, hearing or prescription drug coverage included in your plan. 6. Get Paid To Take Online Surveys - Let’s face it, a lot of us have a bit of extra time on our hands after we retire. What if you could get paid a little bit of extra pocket money just for taking a few online surveys? Would you do it? There’s a new website called Survey Junkie that allows you to do just that. You provide them with a bit of information about yourself and they’ll match you up with to surveys that you can complete for big brands. You then earn rewards and virtual points that you can redeem for Paypal or eGiftcards. You won’t make a ton of money doing this, but it could help pay for a few things every month and it’s easy to do. 7. Save on Life Insurance - Unfortunately, as our age increases so do our premiums for life insurance. In fact, typically the premium amount rises 8-10% for every year of age. For senior citizens, rising life insurance policy costs can add up significantly. Many senior citizens also have a hard time qualifying for a new policy once they reach a certain age. The best way to get the cheapest life insurance policy possible is to compare quotes from multiple carriers in much the same way you would do with car insurance, or cell phone plans. Luckily, there’s a new website called LifeInsurance.net that will automatically use your information to find you the best life insurance policy for your needs at much lower prices. 8. Go Shopping - Banana Republic, Kohl’s, Marshall’s and Stein Mart - You might be surprised to learn that a lot of trendy shops give a senior citizens discount. At Banana Republic, if you over 50-years old you can get a 10% discount at stores, simply by asking for it. At Kohl’s on Wednesdays, over
Microsoft Window’s mobile market share actually dropped from over 3.0% to less than 0.5% between 2014 and 2018. With their traditional business shrinking and their inability to gain a foothold in the growing mobile markets, Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s latest CEO (2014) developed a new and comprehensive survival strategy for his company. The part that interests us is how this strategy affects home and small business PC users. Windows10 is the key.
Microsoft has ceded the mobile market to Google (Android 80%) and Apple (iOS 12%). Windows mobile is dead. CEO Nadella needed a new plan. Since nearly 90% of Android phone users also have a Windows PC., Microsoft reasoned they could use the Windows OS on PCs to develop “cross platform” applications that they could market to Android and IOS (Apple) users. Microsoft today is busily developing applications that will run on non Microsoft platforms. They want Windows to be able to accept input from the non-Microsoft “Internet Ecosystems,” for example to be able to receive and answer a text message while at your PC without needing to grope for your phone. Google made $80 billion in advertising revenue last year; Microsoft’s advertising revenue was around $5 billion. Google owns the OS and the browser on 80% of the Worlds mobile devices and that puts them in the “catbird seat” for advertising revenue. Additionally, although Windows runs 90% of the World’s PCs, Google’s “Chrome” and “Google search” are the dominant Windows browser and search
60s can get 15% off. And on Tuesdays, outlet stores Marshall’s, Ross will offer up a 10% discount for seniors – though the exact age is determined by each store. Walgreens hold a “Seniors Day” once a month too – which varies by location. Discounts of 20% are available for Rewards card members that are over 55 years old in store, and if you’re shopping online you can get a 10% price reduction. If you are 62 or older, you can get a 10% discount every Tuesday and Wednesday at Dress Barn. And that’s not all, Stein Mart are treating over 55s with their clearance offer. On the first Monday of each month, you can get an extra 20% discount on clearance items. Goodwill gives 10%20% discounts varying by store. Just remember to check with the specific store in your area, as discounts might vary and change without notice. 9. Eating Out - If you don’t feel like cooking be sure to turn to these places for good senior dining deals. From fast food to steak restaurants, our compiled restaurant list will definitely help you make your choice. Keep in mind that deals may vary at participating locations and can change without notice.
■ McDonald’s: discounts on coffee and beverages (55+) ■ Whataburger: free drink with purchase of a meal, depending on location (55+) ■ Wendy’s: give free coffee or other discounts depending on location ■ Piccadilly Cafeteria – 10% discount with “Prime Time for Seniors” card ■ IHOP – 10% discount (55+) and a menu for people aged 55 and over at participating locations ■ Golden Corral: Senior discount varies by location ■ Krispy Kreme Senior Discount: 10% off (50+) (age and discount varies depending on location) ■ Perkins Restaurants: Fifty-Five Plus menu Offers special deals (55+) ■ Subway: 10% off (60+) varies by location ■ The Old Spaghetti Factory: Spaghetti
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engines. That gives Google the inside track on all PC based Internet advertising and tracking data. User data refined through artificial intelligence is the bread and butter of Internet revenue. So while Google has direct access to usage patterns through ownership of the browser and search engines, Microsoft must keep redesigning the Windows OS in its effort to glean this information from Google’s browser and search engine. That causes problems. The computer OS is far more complex than an OS or application designed simply for Internet access like Android, Chrome or Google search. A PC OS like Windows must be able to manage all the computer functions like memory, storage, applications, drivers and a host of other functions. Using an unwieldy OS like Windows to try to steal information from ever evolving Internet access applications is like chasing a butterfly through a china shop with a sledge hammer. It’s hard to avoid damaging the merchandise. Microsoft will keep redesigning Windows10 in order to collect the browsing data needed to feed their artificial intelligence engines so they can monetize you. The continuing “updates” will continue to cause problems. Microsoft thinks you will continue to grin and bear it because you have no alternatives. They are wrong. If Microsoft’s “weaponized” Windows 10 drives you up the wall you have several options. You can hunker down with Windows7 and turn off the automatic updates or go all in on the WWW with a Chromebook. The last two we call the nuclear options and are equally unpleasant,
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Factory “Senior Menu” offers discounted list of menu items ■ Uno Pizzaria & Grill: “Double Nickel Club” 25% off on Wednesday (55+) ■ Sizzler: Offers “Honored Guest Menu” (60+) varies by location ■ Papa John’s Senior Discount: check with your local stores (no standard senior discount policy) ■ Old Country Buffet: Daily discounts for seniors (55+) ■ Friendly’s Restaurants: 10% off meal w/ free coffee at breakfast or free small Sunday during non-breakfast hours ■ Fazoli’s: Join “Club 62” for special senior menu items (62+) ■ KFC: free small drink with any meal depending on location (55+) ■ Country Kitchen: Great Senior Menu (55+) ■ Burger King: 10% discount on purchase depending on location (60+) 10. Cut The Cord on Cable Forever Millions of Senior Citizens are completely cutting the cord on their monthly cable costs, allowing them to save $100+ per month in unnecessary fees. Many of them are switching to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video subscriptions, but there are also other ways you can get cable channels without needing to pay a monthly fee. All your local news, weather, sitcoms, cooking shows, kid’s shows, sports and thousands of movies are available for free with an antenna. In fact, most broadcast stations offer additional regional programming, absolutely free. The SkyWire antenna simply attaches to your current TV’s antenna jack (all TV’s have them), and then you get to enjoy Free Broadcast TV. It supports 1080p HDTV and has up to 30 miles of range, so it’s nothing like the “rabbit ears” you used in the past. If you find you’re not watching as much television as you used to, this could be the perfect solution for you and can save you a lot of money every month. 11. Consolidate All Your Existing Debt Into One Simple Payment - Stepping into retirement can be pretty daunting. Doing it with existing unsecured debts can make it even more of a challenge. Debt consolidation is the process of combining all your unsecured debts into a single monthly payment. Generally this allows for much lower payments on a monthly basis than the sum total of the separate debts – making life a lot more manageable. The likelihood in these circumstances of reducing interest rates is very high, and there are many firms out there who will walk you through the process
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■ Marriott – 15% discount (62+). You can book online or call and ask for the senior discount ■ Red Roof Inn – option of “senior rate” when you book online, may not be available for all locations ■ Choice Hotels – 10% discount if you book in advance (60+) ■ Hyatt Hotels – up to 50% off in participating locations. To qualify for this deal you have to make a reservation in advance and book for two people (60+) ■ La Quinta – varying offers at participating locations (65+). Book online or call and ask for senior discounts ■ Omni Hotels – varying offers at participating locations (55+) ■ Motel 6 – 10% discount (60+). Call and book over the phone in order to get discount ■ Wyndham Hotels – varying offers at participating locations (60+) ■ Hampton Inns & Suites – 10% off when booked 72 hours in advance You can find more senior hotel discounts by using Booking.com to look for your next hotel room. 14. Take a Trip to the Movies - AMC Theaters, Regal Cinemas, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas & CineMagic - It’s lovely to visit the cinema every so often. Lots of theaters offer a senior discount too. AMC Theaters offer a
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Operation Homefront Appoints Sarah Adams San Diego-Based Senior Director - Operation Homefront announced that a 17-year veteran of nonprofit leadership has joined the national nonprofit’s senior staff. Sarah Adams has been appointed the organization’s San Diego-based Senior Director. Adams is responsible for outreach, community collaboration, volunteer engagement, fundraising, and service delivery in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Hawaii. Adams’ distinguished career includes positions with I Love A Clean San Diego, Volunteer San Diego, The Fleet Science Center, and Voices for Children. Most recently, she was the Assistant Director of Operations with a locally-based international training institute. Adams also has past board service with Surfrider San Diego, including two years as the Chapter Chair, and The Nonprofit Institute at the University of San Diego. Adams currently serves on the board of HandsOn San Diego. She has considerable expertise in developing and growing volunteer programs. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology, Behavior & Evolution from the University of California San Diego as well as a Master
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#2018-9016824 The name of the business: RF Design, located at 5085 Andrew Jackson St, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is registered by: Rozan Macapagal and Amnoa Fesili 5085 Andrew Jackson St. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 3/20/2018 /s/ Rozen Macapagal Fesili Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/27/2018 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 & 7/26/2018
7660 Fay Ave., H277, La Jolla, CA
permanent housing and family support services to prevent short-term needs from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. Ninety-two percent of Operation Homefront expenditures go directly to programs that support tens of thousands of military families each year. Anyone may donate to Operation Homefront or learn more about its programs online at OperationHomefront.org.
Contemporary Women Donate Teddy Bears for Vista Community Clinic – The Vista Community Clinic will soon have Teddy Bear Hugs for children they treat. The Vista Community Clinic provides the community with essential services designed to keep people healthy. Through donations from the community, the clinic is able to set up a safety net for children who otherwise would go without the medical care they need, or end up in a hospital emergency room. On June 23rd, the members of GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) brought their scissors and sewing machines to the San Marcos Community Center. During the club’s “Sew In”, members were able to create 71 handmade teddy bears. These bears will be donated to the Clinic so that each child receiving medical or dental care will have a friend to “hug”. Visit: www.cwonc.org www.cfwc.org www.gfwc.org
A Newlywed Cancer Survivor Shares His
ital questions a couple could possibly have,” he says. Together, Dustin and KT navigated finances and other aspects of their relationship while he went through eight months of chemotherapy. When Dustin and KT got married on May 7, 2017, their special day was even more meaningful. Recently, Dustin celebrated his first wedding anniversary and nine months of being cancer free. Because of advances in diagnosis and treatment, APL has been transformed from the most fatal to the most curable form of acute leukemia in adults. LLS-funded research helps save lives. Visit the website at www.LLS.org or call 1.888.557.7177. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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l-r seated: Madeline Condon (front of table), Connie Kemp, Sandy Youngdale, Cheryl Prather, Karen Youngdale Inspiring Love Story – Each day, the leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) hears from patients, caregivers and families whose ives are impacted by cancer in different ways. While each story is unique, a shared vision unites us: a world without blood cancers. Meet Dustin. He was supposed to get married on December 3, 2016, but cancer turned his life upside down. Six days before his wedding, 31year old Dustin was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), a unique subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Dustin and his fiancée KT stayed at the hospital for 33 days where he underwent medical tests and began treatment. The couple canceled their wedding with their trademark resolve. “Dust got cold feet…and leukemia,” KT wrote to their guests. The experience gave Dustin a new perspective on marriage. “Premarital cancer answers all the premar-
#2018-9015369 The name of the business: Instant Imprints, located at 705 Center Dr., #111, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: RZCK Printing 705 Center Dr., #111 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 5/18/2018 /s/ Christine Rosine, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/11/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014242 The name of the business: Exotic Greenery Florist & Gift Shop, located at 292-A Douglas Drive, Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by: Violeta Abadilla and Armando Toledo Aquipel 5114 Via Castilla Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 5/30/18. /s/ Violeta Abadilla Aquipel Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Bob Sloane's Drafting
Services, located at 1157 W Mission AVe, #460005,
Escondido, CA. 92025.
This business is registered by:
Robert and Shelley Sloane
1157 W Mission Ave. #460005
Escondido, CA. 92025
This business is conducted by a Married Couple.
First day of business was 2/09/08.
/s/ Robert Glenn Sloane
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on
6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2018-00029045-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Gary Anthony Birch filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Gary Anthony Birch to Proposed name Gary Anthony Schilling. 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 31, 2018, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 6/13/2018. /s/Robert Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 6/21, 6/28, 7/05, & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015603 The name of the business: North County Youth Soccer Association (NCYSA), Escondido Soccer Club (ESC), located at 2135 East Valley Parkway #22, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by North County Youth Soccer Association 2135 E.ValleyParkway #22 Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 4/19/1975. /s/ Christine M. Escobedo, Secretary Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015764 The name of the business: JMan Rocks, located at 520 Barnett Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Jeremy and Jessica Rosefeld 520 Barnett Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 6/01/2018 /s/ Jeremy Rosefeld Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015834 The name of the business: Contract2Close TC Services, located at 372 San Roque Drive, Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by Monique Dennise Copeland 372 San Roque Drive Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 6/15/2018. /s/ Monique Dennise Copeland Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/15/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/03 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015782 The name of the business: Escondido Custom Upholstery, located at 2030 Auto Parkway #E, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by Oscar and Gricelda Reyes 1006 Del Dios rd. #18 Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 6/01/11. /s/ Gricelda Reyes Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/11 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: CC’s
Corn Kitchen, located at 875 S.
Cleveland St., Unit B, Oceanside,
This business is registered by
875 S. Cleveland St. Unit B
Oceanside, CA. 92054
This business is conducted by an
First day of business: 3/28/18.
/s/ Alexandria Compton
Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg
Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San
Diego County on
6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015400 The name of the business: Highly Xclusive located at 4223 Cielo Ave., Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is registered by Ontuwon Jemel Grayson Patterson, Sr. 4223 Cielo Ave. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a. /s/ Ontuwon Jemel Grayson Patterson, Sr. Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/11/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014072 The name of the business: California Family Hypnosis, located at 2210 Encinitas Blvd., Ste T, Encinitas, CA. 92024. This business is registered byKathleen M. Van Riper 2012 Shadytree Ln. Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Kathleen M. Van Riper Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/29/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
2018-9014884 The name of the business: Speedway Shelters, located at 1656 Via La Plaza, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by Source Worldwide, Inc. 1656 Via La Plaza San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 9/08/2003. /s/ Donald Reeves, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06 /2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016360 The name of the business: Dead End Industries, located at 609 Butterwood Ave., San Marcos, CA., 92069. This business is registered by Marissa Dominique Michel 609 Butterwood Ave. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Marissa Dominique Michel Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/22 /2018 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
2018-9015058 The name of the business: Spoyle Me Kidz Boutique, located at 669 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., 313, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by Danielle MoniqueSegre 669 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., 313, San Marcos, CA. 92078. Fernando Moshe Segre 235 Cerro St. Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by General Partnership. First day of business: 6/07/2018. /s/ Danielle Monique Segre Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/05/2018
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2018-00027084-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jordan Jonathin Gastelo filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jordan Jonathin Gastelo to Proposed name Jordan Gutierrez. 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 24, 2018, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 6/05/2018. /s/Robert Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2018
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#2018-9014904 The name of the business: MK Real Estate Ventures, LLC, located at 700 W Harbor Dr. #1405, San Diego, CA. 92101. This business is registered by MK Real Estae Ventures, LLC 670 Corte Raquel San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: n/a /s/ Marya Khoja, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2018 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2008 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014205 The name of the business: Upward Focus Studio, located at 700 Carey Rd., #2, Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by Jonathan & Jacqueline Cariaga 700 Carey Rd. #2 Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 1/1/18. /s/ Jonathan Cariaga Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05, & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016282 The name of the business: Realty Experts, Realt Experts Commercial, Realty Experts Property Management, located at 330 W. Felicita Ave #E1, Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by J&P Financial, Inc. 330 W. Felicita Ave #E-1 Escondido, A. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 9/1/05 /s/ Joseph Cobb, Jr., President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/21/2018 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015967 The name of the business: Drought Tolerant Landscape DTL, located at 2564 Navarro Dr., #206, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by Zachary Michael Halpin 2564 Navarro Dr. #206 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: 6/18/18 /s/ Zachary Michael Halpin. Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 6/18/2018. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014742 The name of the business: San Diego Backhoe & Bobcat, located at 2242 Darrick Wy, Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is registered by Brian C. Sill 2242 Derrick Wy Esondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a. /s/ Brian C. Sill Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2018 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 & 7/19/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9013476 The name of the business: Massage Envy, Massage Envy Encinitas, located at 278-D El Camino Real, Encinitas, A. 92024. This business is registered by Self Care SD, Inc. 6469 Goldenbush Drive Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 12/07/17 /s/ Steve A. Minjarez, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/21/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, & 7/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016697 The name of the business: Aloha Printing, located at 133 Newport Drive, Ste B, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Aloha Enterprises, Inc. 133 Newport DR. Suite B San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 3/23/2015 /s/ George Burrola, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/26/2018 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016062 The name of the business: Rita’s Mexican Food, located at 2506 S. Santa Fe Ave., B-6, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by Juana Santana Dugue 830 Aster St. EScondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business:6/1/2018. /s/ Juana Santana Dugue Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/19/2015 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018
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#2018-9015260 The name of the business: Masielle Design & Branding; Masielle Internatonal 1345 Encinitas Blvd., #804 Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is registered by Masielle Isabel Vega 2825 Hope Ave., #7 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business:1/1/2018. /s/ Masielle Isabel Vega Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/8/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF LADON ARVIN WILLIAMSON Case No. 37-2018-00027613 PR-LA-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Ladon Arvin Williamson. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Doris Williamson Looney in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1100 Union St., San Diego, Ca., 92101, Central Courthouse. The Petition for Probate requests that Doris Williamson Looney be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: July 26,2018 Time: 1:30 .pm. Dept: 503 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statues and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petioner: Will M. Smith, Esq. 139 East Third Avenue, Suite 101 Escondido, CA. 92025 760.520.1916 6/21, 6/28 and 7/05/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016461 The name of the business: EA Demolition, located at 580 Los Vallecitos Blvd. #106, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by Edgar Geobany Alva Rodriguez 5880 Los Vallecitos Blvd. #106 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a. /s/ Edgar Geobany Alva Rodriguez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/25/2015 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018
CITY OF SAN MARCOS NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR PUBLIC OFFICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of San Marcos, California on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 for the following offices: ONE (1) MAYOR ONE (1) MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 ONE (1) MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2
Terms are four (4) years. Individuals interested in becoming a candidate must file Nomination Papers with the City Clerk. The nomination period runs from Monday, July 16, 2018 through Friday, August 10, 2018. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the City are not filed by 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2018, the nomination period will be extended to Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to nominate nonincumbent candidates only. This extension is not applicable where there is no incumbent eligible to be elected. If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by EC §10229. On Election Day, the polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
For further information, contact Phillip Scollick, City Clerk at (760) 744-1050, Ext. 3105. DP: 7/05/18 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016683 The name of the business: TS Glass, located at 3412 Ricewood Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by Terry James Stewart 3412 Ricewood Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a. /s/ Terry James Stewart Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/26/2015 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016766 The name of the business: Production2BE, located at 3419 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Lawrence Alvin and Vanessa Dale Wood 3419 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business: 9/23/2009. /s/ Lawrence Alvin Wood Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/27/2015 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016786 The name of the business: Santa Ana Fresh Mexican Food, located at 4403 University Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, CA. 92105.. This business is registered by: Cesar’s Mexican Restaurant LLC 4403 University Aveenue, Ste 100 San Diego, CA. 92105 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: n/a /s/ Julio Posada, Member Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/27/2015 7/05, 7/12, 7/19 and 7/26/2018
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#2018-9014632 The name of the business: Last Lap Productions, located at 555 Beverly Place, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Christopher John Allen 555 Beverly Place San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business: n/a /s/ Christopher John Allen Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/04/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018
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#2018-9014833 The name of the business: Hamai Realty, located at 1238 Plum Tree Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011. This business is registered by: Chau Mai Ha 1238 Plum Tree Rd. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 6/05/2018 /s/ Chau Mai Ha Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014407 The name of the business: Reyes Tile and Stone, located at 4180 Baycliff Way, Oceanside, CA. 92056. This business is registered by: Elias D. Reyes Cruz 4180 Baycliff Way Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/18. /s/ Elias D. Reyes Cruz Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015232 The name of the business: SPL USA LLC, located at 701 Palomar Airport Rd., Suite 300, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by SPL USA LLC 701 Palomar Airport Rd. Suite 300 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business: 3/06/08 /s/ Hyeung Do Park, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/8/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05 & 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014784 The name of the business: Buy The Sea Pool Services, located at 4596 Calle Del Palo, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is registered by: Shaun Robert Buysse 4596 Calle Del Palo Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/20/2010. /s/ Shaun Robert Buysse Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9015787 The name of the business: La Casa de los Alambres, located at 777 Shadowridge Dr., Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by Edwin Corporation 777 Shadowridge Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business: 1/1/08 /s/ Anastacio Delgado, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/15/2018 6/21, 6/28, 7/05& 7/12/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9014773 The name of the business: Fay Motorsports, located at 156 Pard Pl. #9, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Juan Rubio Cruz 156 Pard Pl. #9 Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Juan Rubio Cruz Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2018 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 & 7/5/2018 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2018-9016850 The name of the business: Pestaway, located at 2135 E. Valley Parkway, #63, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Frederick James Weber 2135 E. Valley Parkway #63 Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Frederick James Weber Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/28/2018 7/5, 7/12, 7/19 & 7/26/2018
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