August 17, 2017
Volume 47 - No. 32
After shedding much of their luggage, the intrepid travelers are on their way across the plains of Kansas. "Our coach was a swinging and swaying cage of the most sumptuous description - an imposing cradle on wheels. It was drawn by six handsome horses, and by the side of the driver sat the 'conductor,' the legitimate captain of the craft; for it was his business to take charge and care of the mails, baggage, express matter, and passengers. Weonly passengers this trip. We sat on the back seat, inside. About all the rest of the coach was full of mail bags - for we had three days' delayed mail with us. Almost touching our knees, a perpendicular wall of mail matter rose up to the roof. There was a great pile of it strapped on top of the stage, and both the fore and hind boots were full. We had twenty-seven hundred pounds of it aboard, the driver said - 'a little for Brigham, and Carson, and 'Frisco, but the heft of it for the Injuns, which is powerful troublesome 'thout they get plenty truck to read.' But as he just then got up a fearful convulsion of his countenance which was suggestive of a wink being swallowed by an earthquake, we guessed that his remark was intended to be facetious , and to mean that we would unload the most of our mail matter somewhere on the Plains and leave it to the Indians, or whosoever wanted it. by lyle e davis
San Diego County has had its share of stagecoach history . . . but probably none has been recorded by as great a writer as one Samuel Clemens, known to most of us as “Mark Twain.” In the following feature, Twain recounts his journey via stage coach. Lean back, relax, and drift back to a rougher time . . . when life was not quite as easy as we have it. Enjoy the read: In 1861, Mark Twain's (real name Samuel Clemens) brother Orion was named Secretary of Nevada Territory. Twain joined his brother for the trip west. (Some contend the young Twain deserted from the The Paper - 760.747.7119
Confederate Army to do so.) Eleven years later Twain described his journey in the book “Roughing It.” Although its approach is humorous, the book's descriptions are accurate. As Twain notes in his preface, ". . . there is information in the volume; information concerning an interesting episode in the history of the Far West, about which no books have been written by persons who were on the ground in person, and saw the happenings of the time with their own eyes." The movies create an idyllic impression of riding the overland stage - smooth travel in roomy comfort. Twain paints a Obituaries Memorials Area Services Page 12
much different picture - passengers crammed together with mailbags, jostled by every bump, breathing dust, and at the mercy of Mother Nature. However, for its time, the stagecoach offered the latest technology in travel, carrying its careening passengers across the Western Plains at speeds greater than any other transport available. Starting Out Twain begins his journey in St. Joseph, Missouri, the starting point for the overland route to Sacramento, California. Twain and his brother Orion discover that passengers are limited to only 25 pounds of baggage.
We changed horses every ten miles, all day long, and fairly flew over the hard, level road. We jumped out and stretched our legs every time the coach stopped, and so the night found us still vivacious and unfatigued." Traveling
The next day, the stage suffers a breakdown, forcing its passengers to evacuate while repairs are made. The conductor lays the blame for the mishap on the extra weight of too many mailbags. After throwing half the mail onto the prairie, the stage resumes its journey. Orion's large Unabridged Dictionary causes trouble along the way. "Whenever the stage stopped to
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change horses, we would wake up, and try to recollect where we were - and succeed - and in a minute or two the stage would be off again, and we likewise. We began to get into country, now, threaded here and there with little streams. These had high, steep banks on each side, and every time we flew down one bank and scrambled up the other, our party inside got mixed somewhat. First we would all lie down in a pile at the forward end of the stage, nearly in a sitting posture, and in a second we would shoot to the other end and stand on our heads. And we would sprawl and kick, too, and ward off ends and corners of mail-bags that came lumbering over us and about us; and as the dust rose from the tumult, we would all sneeze in chorus, and the majority of us would grumble, and probably say some hasty thing, like: 'Take your elbow out of my ribs! Can't you quit crowding?' Every time we avalanched from one end of the stage to the other, the Unabridged Dictionary would come too; and every time it came it damaged somebody. One trip it 'barked' the Secretary's elbow; the next trip it hurt me in the stomach, and the third it tilted Bemis's nose up till he could
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle
look down his nostrils - he said. The pistols and coin soon settled to the bottom, but the pipes, pipe-stems, tobacco, and canteens clattered and floundered after the Dictionary every time it made an assault on us, and aided and abetted the book by spilling tobacco in our eyes, and water down our backs." The Way Station
Each evening, the stage announces its approach to a way station by the driver blowing a bugle. The way station offers sparse comfort.
"The station buildings were long, low huts, made of sun-dried, mud-colored bricks, laid up without mortar (adobes the Spaniards call these bricks, and Americans shorten it to 'dobies.)The roofs, which had no slant to them worth speaking of, were thatched and then sodded or covered with a thick layer of earth, and from this sprang a pretty rank growth of weeds and grass. It was the first time we had ever seen a man's front yard on top of his house. The buildings consisted of barns, stable-room for twelve or fifteen horses, and a hut for an eating room for passengers. This latter had bunks in it for the stationkeeper and a hostler or two. You could rest your elbow on its eaves, and you had to bend in order to get in at
Usually grandmothers are fat but not too fat to tie your shoes. They wear glasses and funny underwear.
They can take their teeth and gums out. Grandparents don’t have to be smart.
This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! 8-Year Olds Write the Best Paper Ever on Grandparents
Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of their own. They like other people’s. A grandfather is a man and a grandmother is a lady!
Grandparents don’t have to do anything except be there when we come to see them. They are so old they sholdn’t play hard or run. It is good if they drive to the shop and give us money. When they take us for walks, they slow down past things like pretty flowers and caterpillars.
They show us and talk to us about the color of the flowers and also whey we shouldn’t step on “cracks.”
They don’t say, “Hurry up.”
They have to answer questions like “Why isn’t God married?” and “How come dogs chase cats?”
When they read to us they don’t skip. They don’t mind if we ask for the same story over again. Everybody should try to have a grandmother, especially if you don’t have television because they are the only grown ups who like to spend time with you.
They know we should have snack-time before bedtime and they say prayers with us every time and kiss us even when we’ve acted bad.
Grandpa is the smartest man on earth! He teaches me good things but I don’t get to see him enough to be as smart as him. It’s funny when they bend over, you hear gas leaks, and they blame the dog. Points to ponder:
If the cat had kittens in the oven, we ain't gonna call 'em biscuits. •••• If one of the Smothers Brothers suffo-
the door. In place of a window there was a square hole about large enough for a man to crawl through, but this had no glass in it. There was no flooring, but the ground was packed hard. There was no stove, but fire-place served all needful purposes. There were no shelves, no cupboards, no closets. In a corner stood an open sack of flour, and nestling against its base were a couple of black and venerable tin coffee-pots, a tin teapot, a little bag of salt, and a side of bacon. By the door of the station keeper's den, outside, was a tin wash-basin, on the ground. Near it was a pail of water and a piece of yellow soap, and from the eves hung a hoary blue woolen shirt, significantly - but this latter was the station-keeper's private towel, and only two persons in all the party might venture to use it - the stage-driver and the conductor." The Pony Express Rider
cated the other, then the news headline could be "Smothers Brothers brother smothers brother."
Or, "Smothers Brothers Brother Smothers other Smothers Brother." •••• Do you have anything to say before football season starts, honey? •••• I went to Walmart and was waiting in line to pay and there was an older lady in front of me. Her total came out to be around $200.00 but her EBT card declined. I felt bad for her and I know God is going to bless me for this. Even though it was a lot of groceries and other things, I helped her put every single item back on the shelves. •••• A GOLFER'S LOVE STORY An elderly couple were having dinner one evening when the husband reached across the table, took his wife's hand in his and said, "Martha, soon we will be married 50 years, and there's something I have to know. In all of these 50 years, have you ever been unfaithful to me?” Martha replied, "Well Henry, I have to be honest with you. Yes, I've been unfaithful to you on three occasions during these 50 years, but always for a good reason.
Henry was obviously hurt by his wife's confession, but said, "I never suspected. Can you tell me what you mean by 'good reasons?' Martha said, "The first time was shortly after we were married, and we were
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about to lose our little house because we couldn't pay the mortgage. Do you remember that evening I went to see the banker and the next day he notified you that the loan would be extended?” Henry recalled the visit to the banker and said, "I can forgive you for that. You saved our home, but what about the second time?"
Martha asked, "Do you remember when you were so sick, but we didn't have the money to pay for the heart surgery you needed? Well, I went to see your doctor one night and, if you recall, he did the surgery at no charge." "I recall that," said Henry. "And you did it to save my life, so of course I can forgive you for that. Now tell me about the third time."
"All right," Martha said. "So do you remember when you ran for president of your golf club, and you needed 53 more votes?” The sharing of marriage...
The old man placed an order for one hamburger, French fries and a drink.
He unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half, placing one half in front of his wife. He then carefully counted out the French fries, dividing them into two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his wife. He took a sip of the drink, his wife took a sip and then set the cup down
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eye care services before age six. Â Many vision problems run the risk of becoming permanent if not corrected by age seven, when the eye reaches full maturity.Â Vision also plays an important role in education.Â According to educational experts, 80 percent of learning is visual.Â For more info on the screening event or to learn more about the San Marcos Lions Club and its service projects, contact Norm at 760.802.6018, or visit the website at http://www.sanmarcoslions.org.
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San Marcos Lions Club to Sponsor Free Vision Screening for Young Children – On Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, the San Marcos Lions Club will sponsor free vision screenings for children six months to six years of age.Â The screenings will take place from 10am-4pm, at the Summergrass San Diego, being held at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista.Â “We encourage families to bring their children in for the free vision screening; the actual screening takes less than a minute, but the benefits can last a lifetime,” said Club President Norm McKenzie.Â “Early screening leads to early detection, which helps ensure that children get the follow-up care they need; we want to make sure that correctible vision problems don’t stand in the way of our children learning and seeing the world clearly.”Â Â Â More than 12 million school-age children in the United States have some form of vision problem, yet only one in three have received
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The passengers eagerly await the spectacle of an encounter with a Pony Express rider racing his load of mail to its next transfer point. “Presently the driver exclaims: 'HERE HE COMES!' Every neck is stretched further, and every eye strained wider. Away across
Center to Hold National Senior Citizens Day Celebration - On August 21, join the Gloria McClellan Center in the Celebration of National Senior Citizens Day! Activities at the center begin at 9:30am and include painting demonstrations, personal tours of the center, free chair massages, information booths, door prizes, City of Vista Council Meet and Greet, and live entertainment and dancing. Lunch will be served from 12:00 to 12:30pm, for a suggested donation of $4 for adults 60+, and an $8 fee for those under 60. Lunch reservations are required by 1pm the day prior. Â The Center is located at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. For information, call 760-643-5288. North County Republican Coalition Meeting Announced – At the August 21st meeting of the North County Republican Coalition (NCRC), Chris Megison will be the speaker.Â He is co-founder, president/CEO of Vista’s North County Solutions for Change, a non-profit entity established in 1999, which transforms lives and communities by permanently solving family homelessness with a unique approach that provides a complete and sustainable solution driven by accountability.Â He will address “Public Policy in the New Administration as related to Poverty and Homelessness.”Â There are many solutions at Solutions for Change. One integral part of the social enterprise is the Solutions Farms, the largest commercial aquaponics farming operation in Southern California, which allows residents to work, acquiring and refining skills.Â Profits are reinvested in Solutions for Change programs, so each generation of residents helps the next.Â
ear - another instant a whoop and a hurrah from our upper deck, a wave of the rider'' hand, but no reply, and a man and horse burst past our excited faces, and go winging away like a belated fragment of a storm!
His efforts have solved homelessness permanently for over 4,500 people.Â Megison served ten years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and is a graduate of National University.Â NCRC promotes local Republican candidates and conservative issues in North County, and meets the third Monday each month at 6pm at the Veterans Association of North County Resource Center (VANC), 1617 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, 92054.Â There is no charge to attend.Â RSVP to Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (760) 583-3579.Â Indicate if you want to purchase dinner for $14, cash or check only.Â Check out North County Republican Coalition on Facebook.
members must prove direct familial lineage to an American colonist who fought in the Revolutionary War or who gave supplies and food to the troops of that war.Â If you believe that you may be directly related to a "patriot" and would like to pursue membership in the NSDAR, then the members of Monserate DAR would like to meet with you!Â The current DAR organization is made up of volunteers who support the needs of all the veterans who fought in wars involving the United States.Â Monserate Chapter supports the national commitments to education, patriotism, and historic preservation, and meets monthly at Pala Mesa Resort in Fallbrook.
DAR, Monserate Chapter, to Hold Luncheon - The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) begins its 46th year in Fallbrook in October.Â However, the Monserate Chapter DAR members of Fallbrook, Temecula, Murrieta, Hemet, and Bonsall, have scheduled a summertime luncheon which the interested public, prospective members, and family members are invited to attend.Â On Thursday, August 24, at 12noon the Chapter will lunch on the Cork Fire Kitchen patio of The Temecula Creek Inn, 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd., Temecula.Â This event is a 'no-host' luncheon, however, please contact Regent Dawn Byrd Beresovoy by August 22 at email: email@example.com if you would like to attend.Â DAR is a lineage organization;
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Auditions for The Jungle Book are Scheduled – On Monday, August 21st, auditions for The Jungle Book will be held from 4-8pm, at the Broadway Theater, 340 E. Broadway, Vista.Â No experience necessary.Â This story of friendship between a boy, a bear, and all the creatures of the jungle will come to life this September on the Broadway Theater stage, which will be transformed into a jungle paradise.Â Great songs, great characters, and a great story will make this show something your child will never forget.Â For all audition information including ages, cast fees, rehearsals, etc., visit the Auditions Page of the website at www.broadwayvista.com.
The Mormon Emigrant Train
Near Salt Lake City, the stage passes a wagon train filled with Mormons making the trek time had compassed the distance our stage had come in eight days and three hours - seven hundred and ninetyeight miles! They were dusty and uncombed, hatless, bonnetless and ragged, and they did look so tired!"
the endless dead level of the prairie a black speck appears against the sky, and it is plain that it moves. Well, I should think so! In a second or two it becomes a horse and rider rising and falling, rising and falling - sweeping toward us nearer and nearer and still nearer - growing more and more distinct, more and more sharply defined - nearer and still nearer, and the flut ter of the hoofs comes faintly to the
Join the Library’s Bilingual Book Club RincÃ³n Literario (The Literary Corner), Escondido Public Library’s Bilingual Book Discussion Group, will meet on Saturday, August 26, from 10:30–11:45am in the Turrentine Room. Â This month’s selection, Cuchillo de agua/The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi, is a dystopian story of corruption, control, and murder set in the American Southwest of the not-too-distant future.Â Considering the constant fear of drought conditions here, this book has the reader imagining their own reaction to the events in this thriller. Â Copies of the book are available for check-out in English and Spanish, and in a variety of formats, including print and eBook, and can be reserved at library.escondido.org.Â RincÃ³n Literario will continue on Saturday, September 23, discussing La niÃ±a alemana/The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa. RincÃ³n Literario is made possible by generous support from Friends of the Library. Â All Library programs are free and open to the public.Â For more information about future RincÃ³n Literario selections and other Library programs, visit library.escondido.org or contact Librarian Cecy Rayphole at 760839-4289 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street in downtown Escondido, 92025. Â Â Â
"Just beyond the breakfast-station we overtook a Mormon emigrant train of thirty-three wagons; and tramping wearily along and driving their herd of lose cows, were dozens of coarseclad and sad-looking men, women, and children, who had walked as they were walking now, day after day for eight lingering weeks, and in that
Information for this story was gathered from the archives that are readily available to the public should you be interested: References:
Collins, Richard (ed.), The American Frontier (1992); Twain, Mark, Roughing It (1872).
"Riding The Overland Stage, 1861," EyeWitness to History, www.eyewitnesstohistory.com.
Folks were moving out west even
before Mark Twain recorded his thoughts about it. A great many followed the Oregon Trail. In 1889 one man wrote a memoir of ‘the early days:” Oregon Trail 1843
Across the Plains in 1843
Arthur's Prairie First Furrow Plowed in Clackamas County When in 1843 the frontier fever assumed an epidemic form on a small scale in Missouri, my parents determined to cross the desert plains to the far distant territory of Oregon. Such Stagecoaches . . . Cont. on Page 5
The Paper • Page 4 • August 17, 2017 Robbery from Carlsbad’s Sears Department Store On Friday, August 11 at 5:44 p.m., the Carlsbad Police Department was called to Sears located at 2561 El Camino Real regarding a person with a weapon. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation into the person with a weapon. The investigation revealed that a white male adult, 40-50 years old, wearing a blue collared shirt and grey shorts entered the Sears department store and stole a cellular phone from the display case. The suspect was confronted both inside and outside the store by employees. While outside the store the suspect presented a knife to prevent employees from retrieving their property. The suspect fled into a brush area located between the store and Highway 78. With the assistance of the San Diego Sheriff ’s Department helicopter ASTREA, San Diego Sheriff Deputies, and an Oceanside Police Department K9 unit, Officers searched the area but were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Sobriety Enforcement Results Escondido
The Escondido Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on August 11, 2017, at Centre City Parkway and Decatur. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
High Visibility Enforcements, which include DUI/Drivers License checkpoints, have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries. A major component of these checkpoints are the deterrent effects it has on those who might drive alcohol or drug impaired, bringing about more awareness and encouraging ever yone to use sober designated drivers.
Drivers whose only offense was being unlicensed to drive were given the opportunity to locate the registered owner of the vehicle to either take or assign possession of the vehicle to a licensed driver. 8 vehicles were released to the owner or a designated driver. During the checkpoint, 2 vehicles were impounded.
Following are additional results from this event: 2333 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. 729 vehicles were screened in primary. 35 vehicles were sent to secondary screening (drivers who could not produce a driver’s license or who were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs) 13 total citations were issued during the checkpoint. (1 for suspended license and 11 for unlicensed driver, 7 for no insurance) 1 Field sobriety test 1 Arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol DUI educational material was distributed during the c heckpoint Drivers are encouraged to download the Designated Driver VIP, or “DDVIP,” free mobile app for Android or iPhone. The DDVIP app helps find nearby bars and restaurants that feature free incentives for the designated sober driver, from free non-alcoholic drinks to free appetizers and more. The feature-packed
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A new look.
You may have noticed something a bit different about this week’s edition of The Paper.
Our cover has changed twice in the past two weeks. Last week we featured a pretty green color on the masthead and bottom band. This week it’s a fire engine red . . . all the better to capture your eye’s attention and direct you to this week’s cover story.
We also made a slight change in our logo. Notice the “The” at a 45 degree angle in “The Paper?” That’s supposed to catch your attention.
It’s important to us to catch your attention as you are a rather important element in the success of The Paper. The more readers we attract and hold, the more our advertisers support us. After all, they want to reach all of you to let you know what swell folks they are.
We try to develop fascinating cover stories for you and to provide you with columnists and other features that meet your needs and expectations. In the process, we also try to elicit a smile, a chuckle, a laugh, a guffaw, and maybe a knee slap or two, with our Chuckles column.
So far, the formula seems to have worked. But times change and the need to change designs also change; plus, we now are competing not only with the Internet, email, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter . . . but some pretty great newspapers who are also in the marketplace. It’s a great business we are in. We are competitors but find ourselves being very good friends with our competition. I’ve even sent business their way. Everything seems to work out pretty well.
Hope you like the new change. We’re gonna stay with it for awhile but we may make subtle changes from time to time. Nothing big. Maybe a font (typeface) change now and then maybe a minor format change. Most of the changes you won’t even notice - but any changes we make are made to make it even easier for you to enjoy the Paper even more. And maybe even come to love us. More than you do, even now.
app even has social media tie-ins and even a tab for the non-DD to call Uber, Lyft or Curb.
Studies of California drivers have shown that 30 percent of drivers in fatal crashes had one or more drugs in their systems. A study of active drivers showed more tested positive for drugs that may impair driving (14 percent) than did for alcohol (7.3 percent). Of the drugs, marijuana was most prevalent, at 7.4 percent, slightly more than alcohol.
Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension and other expenses that can exceed $10,000 not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out.
The Escondido Police Department will be conducting additional DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints on an ongoing basis. The department is committed to lowering deaths and injuries upon our streets and highways.
Letters to the Editor The Library Issue
told the Union-Tribune that Executive Director Gary will be getting $22,000 a the rest of his life as a pen-
On Wednesday, August 8, the Escondido Library Board of Trustees, which advises the city council on library matters, unveiled a proposal for the future of this public facility. Their plan, hatched in secret without any input from library users, is to outsource the library to a private group known as Library Systems and Services, headquartered in Maryland.
Gallegos leaves amid a flurry of accusations and admittance by SANDAG staff that data during the election to pass legislation giving SANDAG millions of dollars in new revenue were manipulated and/or withheld at the direction of department heads. Board members were taking a close look at managment when Gallegos opted to retire before such a management performance review had been accomplished.
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Big Money Pensions
SANDAG departing Gallegos’ month for sion.
Stay with us! And to the newbies, Welcome! Proud to have you as part of the family! •••• Like many of you, I’m well into my middle earlies and arthritis has made its presence known to me.
Also, like you, I’ve read and heard of a new technique for treating knee, back and now shoulder arthritic problems. It involves injecting a gel into the affected joints and thus preventing the bone on bone pain many of us are familiar with. Because of so many medical scams out in the marketplace I booked an appointment with Osteo Relief of San Diego, but with some skepticism. Turns out this operation is legit . . . and they have friendly staff. And, what is even more important . . . they’re honest. If they can’t help you, they’ll tell you.
I have an arthritic right shoulder. Used to play tennis five days a week. No longer can serve or hit overheads so that pretty much eliminates my tennis playing. I decided to check this organization out and was quite pleased with what I found.
My consulting doctor was Dr. Cassidy Boelk. He screened me, asked some pertinent questions, took x-rays (no charge) then went over the x-rays with me. He was up front with me and said, “I’m guessing there’s a 50/50 chance this treatment might help you. Your arthritis is severe enough that it might not work. It’s up to you whether you want to invest in a series of five injections to determine if it works or not and knowing in advance there’s a 50% chance of it not working.” I appreciat-
Although not in Bangladesh, its impact will be equally clear. Whether we wish it or not, any consideration of this sort will be a clear indication that we are not interested in improving the quality of life, which is needed to attract higher paying jobs to our community. It
ed his honesty. There are lots of medical clinics that would take the money and run. Not these folks. He told me if I had a less severe case of arthrities that even then the odds were 80% probability of success.
I have a hunch I’m gonna roll the dice and hope for the best, just because I like Dr. Boelk and his honesty, and the staff that assist him. Besides, if it works, maybe I can get back out on the tennis courts again.
If you have arthritis problems with your knees, your shoulder, or your spine, you may want to check with these folks . . . Osteo Relief, 1764 San Diego Avenue (near Old Town), San Diego. Call them at 800.204.5633.
You might tell them I asked you to call. Who knows? You might be able to eliminate your pain and not have to undergo surgery. Amazing what medicine can do these days.
Worth a phone call and a drive down to their offices. Their consultation is absolutely free . . . including x-rays. ••••• And, yes, like you . . . I sneaked a peek at the now forgotten San Diego Chargers who have been renamed the Los Angeles Chargers . . . and I was just as disappointed in this game as most Charger games I’ve seen over the past decade or so.
The first team did just fine . . . but the backups did a great job of playing themselves out of a job . . . and the injury bug has already hit the Chargers, and with regular players. We’ll see.
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a journey in those days was no child's play, performed as it was with ox teams, plodding through the dust and heat, climbing mountains and swimming rivers, and not knowing one minute what the next would bring forth.
It was men of the character and disposition to face such dangers accompanied by their heroic wives, mothers and sisters, who severed all connecting them with home and civilization and struck out boldly upon a trackless desert, known to be inhabited by howling wolves and merciless savages, surrounded by dangers, seen and unseen, who I undertake to say, were the chief event to save Oregon to the United States. Hence, I was a pioneer from necessity and in fact, and have ever looked at it without romantic coloring, but as a stern reality to fulfill a duty or destiny. The early pioneers were forced to live mosly on bread and boiled wheat and drink pea coffee. They lived in log cabins, slept on blankets wore moccasins and buckskin pants, and endured many trials and difficulties. I drove the foremost team down from the summit of the Blue Mountains that ever made a track on Umatilla
soil and plowed the first 40 acres of land, if not the first furrow ever plowed in Clackamas County, the winter of 43, seven miles East of Oregon City, for my father, in what has been called the "Arthur Prairie" ever since that date, and lived in Oregon three long and doubtful years before the question of title to Oregon was settled between Great Britain and the United States, June 15, 1846.
I have lived under the provisional government, then the territorial government and have remained in the Willamette valley ever since Oregon was admitted into the sisterhood of states. I hold that I fulfilled my allotted part in the development of the natural resources of the country: but my labor has passed into the hands of others. The lonely hut of the savage is gone and in its place are stately temples; the ravenous beast has fled from the face of man, and the valleys are all golden with ripening grain that awaits the harvester.
The beautiful Willamette runs onward to the Columbia as it did in the days of yore; the broad Columbia rolls its everlasting tide into the Pacific as it did when Bryant sang its praises to the world, but the light canoe is replaced by the mammoth
steamship, and the shriek of the locomotive hourly wakes the sleeping echoes of its pine-fringed shores. David Arthur, Sunday Oregonian, 1889. Gold is what drove many of our pioneer immigrants. Who could resist information like this? Oregon Trail 1849
MINERS DIG OUT GOLD NUGGETS Supplies Fetch High Prices
On the Middle Yuba River, one miner took out 30 pounds of gold in less than a month from a claim only four feet square. Another miner dug up $26,000 worth of ore from his claim on the Stanislaus before it ran dry. At the camp of Volcano, miners found as much as $500 in a single panful of gravel. At Durgan's Flat, near Downieville, four men dug out $12,900 in 11 days from their claim, 60 feet square; in six months it produced $80,000.
Tin Cup Diggings, near Downieville, was so named because three men who mined there made it a rule always to fill a tin cup with gold each day before
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Gould Buffum's party of 10 made $150 on the first day, $1,000 in the first week at Weber's Creek. Moving on to the Middle Fork of the American River they made $416 (26 ounces) the first day by the pan, and about $400 the second day by the rocker. The hard-won gold dust did not go far with the cost of supplies being so high. Miners usually took supplies with them, but seldom enough to see them through the season. The transport of three barrels of flour, one barrel of pork and 200 pounds of small stores for about 50 miles cost Gould Buffum's party $300. At the mines flour cost $1.50 pound, pork cost $1 pound and coffee was $1 a pound. Later in the season coffee prices would rise to $3 to $4 a pound. Editor, Historical Gazette Oregon Trail 1856
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Stagecoaches . . . Cont. from Page 4 All the papers in the Territories, and in Northern California, are urgent for war. Even the Christian Advocate gave its countenance; and such is the excitement and clamor against the Indians, that Gov. George Curry of Oregon Territory issued a proclamation of war, with a call for Volunteers to take the field immediately. The war spirit, in one form or another, took full possession of the minds of the people. All are absorbed with anticipations of the terrors, the perils and the excitements of savage warfare. When it was known that Gen. Wool, commander of the Pacific forces, demurred, and even refused to participate, the most intense indignation was not only felt but generally expressed. No one seems to have been capable of perceiving such a thing as humanity in the case.
Men are roaming all over the Indian country, abusing and killing the unprotected natives, until terror and natural instinct compel them to unite for mutual aid and protection. For more than 50 years our people had traveled and trafficked all through the Indian country, and had met with general kindness and protection from the Natives. It was not until the Whites had become numerous, and grossly abusive, that the Indians, from necessity, resisted further aggressions.
Gov. Curry, forgetting that he had Constables, and Sheriffs and Citizens to enforce justice and preserve peace, forthwith summons the people to war; and for this effort to "humble" and make Indians "feel our power," millions of dollars are expected and claimed of the General Government. John Beeson Rogue River Pioneer Oregon: Land of Gold and Opportunity Oregon Trail 1873
Gold Brings Immigration Civilization Soon Follows
"Not enough gold has yet been found to repay the labor of procuring it," wrote Major Benjamin Alvord, in 1853. Many prospectors are busy along the waters of Columbia River and on both sides of the Canadian boundary. Reports of gold in Thompson and Fraser rivers, in 1856-57, produced the great "rush" of 1858 to those streams. Gold- seeking thence spread over British Columbia, and a great development of mining took
place in that province in 1860-70. The Idaho mines began activities in 1860, those of John Day and Powder River, in Eastern Oregon, in 1861; those of Montana, in 1862.
It may thus be seen that the search for the precious metal on the Pacific Coast was, and is, a general and wide movement, continuing many years. Oregon's part in this movement was not detached, either in time or method. When Willamette Valley farmers went "stampeding" to the mines of Clearwater, Salmon River, Boise, Owyhee and John Day, thousands of others were going thither also, from many parts of the world, and to Eastern Washington, Montana and British Columbia.
The pioneers of Willamette Valley and Cowlitz and Puget Sound hardly stopped to think of the immensity of the gold movement. And it may be added that it included, also, Nevada and Colorado. In topography, industry, transportation, politics, the results were far-reaching.
Prospectors explored every river, mountain, lake and plain. They toiled along all the streams and over the intervening ridges. They learned the contours, the possible routes of trade, the lands available for tillage. They were the advance agents of the succeeding farmers, merchants and transportation men, the geodetic surveyors of their time. The remote sources of the Rogue, Umpqua, Willamette, Columbia and Fraser rivers were their objectives. Their needs and those of the miners located trade centers and routes of traffic, and caused the growth of cities.
Jacksonville, Scottsburg, Crescent City, Yreka, became the leading supply points in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Portland soon leaped into preeminence, as the metropolis of the region. The population of Portland more than doubled from 1280 in 1857, to 2917 in 1860. It grew to 6000 in 1865 and to 9565 in 1870. The primitive life of the Oregon pioneers prior to the gold movement; the isolation, the remoteness from currents of the world and the Nation; the hardships of family existence; the absence of the comforts of the later day; the lack of markets and the narrow range of industry. The gold movement began the evolution of varied industry, and the later growth of the country.
The value of the gold treasure, extracted from the rocks and earth of the interior region of the Pacific Northwest and Montana, was very large in the then undeveloped condition of this region. In the best years (1861-67), the treasure amounted to
The Legislature should join the 21st century
Processes in the State Capitol are way out of date. During the 7-8 months I spend in Sacramento annually, I use much of my time working and voting on legislation, and meeting with advocacy groups and constituents to discuss legislation. Even so, keeping up with constituent and district concerns isn’t easy when you’re over 500 miles away. Shortening the legislative calendar and using modern technology would let legislators spend more time in their districts meeting constituents, and hearing their concerns. This would save taxpayer dollars and create a smaller carbon footprint through less travel. Unfortunately, California is burdened with archaic legislative procedures that often get in the way. Modern technology such as telecommuting, streamlining meeting efficiencies especially in cases of multiple committee meetings and updating processes, including the use of computers instead of cutand-paste and the reduction of enormous amounts of paper would help. This session I introduced a bill to establish a Legislative
$20,000,000 in gold a year, or $140,000,000 for the period. Before the gold period, which began in 185860, the region was the most remote, and had the scantiest white population of any part of the Nation. News from the Eastern centers was four to six weeks old when it reached Portland, Oregon, by way of the California overland stage route, and thence by ocean steamship northward. The mails came to Portland by sea twice a month. The admission of Oregon as a state, February 14, 1859, became known in Oregon a month afterwards.
The earlier gold activities, that began in California in 1848, stimulated affairs of the North Pacific Coast. The Willamette Valley and Puget Sound then found the markets opening for farm products and lumber. Money became abundant and prices soared. Fertile areas in the interior grew in usefulness and productivity, with mining development. The valley of the Walla Walla was one of the earliest localities in this work, beginning in 1858-59. The livestock industry grew ahead of farming in the interior country. Leslie M. Scott, compiler of Harvey Scott's History of the Oregon Country an
Modernization Working Group, comprised of technology industry experts and members of the Legislature to make recommendations to modernize these processes. Unfortunately, the bill never was referred to committee, leaving the status quo.
It’s surprising how a state that prides itself on being a progressive, family friendly example for the nation can be stuck so far in the past when it comes to the daily operations of its governing body. By combining a part time legislature, which most states have, with modern technology, legislators could spend more time in their districts. This would allow better communication between constituents and their elected representatives, and result in greater citizen involvement in government. This state is too big and diverse to allow archaic procedures developed in the horse-and-buggy era to impede citizen involvement. The California Legislature needs to join the 21st century.
Assemblymember Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, 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 Center and Vista.
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And so, thanks to the writers of the day, and to the historians who went back and ferreted out all of these priceless gems of antiquity, these looks into the past, we are able to at least get a sense of what our pioneer immigrants experienced . . . how they saw our present day nation to build . . . even though it was then just in its infancy. Perhaps one day in the future some latter day editor will be compiling stories about the archaic and quaint ways we, in this era, lived . . . and wonder at how we survived in such a difficult environment. We think we have it pretty easy . . . perhaps not. Perhaps this is just the beginning of the future.
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Introduced ORDINANCE NO. 2017-1450
Ordinance No. 2017-1450, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending various provisions under Title 20 of the San Marcos Municipal Code (Zoning Ordinance) to regulate Walls and Fences; and Hearing Procedures to amend the zoning ordinance or the San Marcos General Plan. Ordinance 2017-1450 was introduced on August 8, 2017, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on September 12, 2017. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/17/2017 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00023083-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Kristy Colglazier filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Tyler Sean Enscoe to Proposed name: Tyler Sean Leyva. 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: September 19, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 8/01/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/17 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019334 The name of the business: Avanti Salon, located at 322 W. El Norte Pkwy, Suite D, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Avanti Salon, Inc. 322 W. El Norte Pkwy, Suite D Escndido, Ca. 92026 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/31/2017. /s/ Martha L. Powell, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31//2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019460 The name of the business: Hardcore Fitness, located at 813 Nordahl Rd., Apt D, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Samira Hamideh 813 Nordahl Rd. Apt D San Marcos, CA. 92069 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Samira Hamideh This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31//2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019500 The name of the business: Tina’s Deli, located at 760 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Ste D, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Perfectly Pickled Egg 760 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Ste. D. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/01/2008. /s/Christopher Scott Nelson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019454 The name of the business: Montessori School of Oceanside #3, located at 3965 Mission Avenue, Suite 4-5, Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by: Narayan Seva, Inc. 2157 Coast Avenue San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/27/2017 /s/ Daluwathu Sarathchandra, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9020223 The name of the business: Coast Life Pools, located at 509 Cassidy Street, Apt F, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Stephen Paul Stebbings 509 Cassidy Street Apt F Oceanside, Ca. 92054 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Stephen Paul Stebbings This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/09/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017
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#2017-9019371 The name of the business: Salon Ritz, located at 1465 Encinitas Blvd, #G, Encinitas, CA. 92024. This business is registered by: Debra Rae Wiliams 1434 Willows Spring Dr. N. Encinitas, CA. 92024 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/2/94. /s/ Debra Rae Williams This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31//2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017
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#2017-018161 The name of the business: JD Solar Electric, located at 608 Las Flores Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Joel David Fernandez 608 Las Flores Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/17/2017. /s/ Joel David Fernandez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/17//2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9020327 The name of the business: HTLTD Media, LFTT Media, located at 4070 Lake Circle Drive, Fallbrook, CA. 92028. This business is registered by: Taelynn and Henry Wong 4070 Lake Circle Drive Fallbrook, CA. 92028 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Taelynn Wong This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/11//2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9020055 The name of the business: Guardstudy, located at 1738 E. Vista Way (#122), Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Kathaleen Elizabeth Ritenhour 1738 E. Vista Way (122) Vista, CA. 92084 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/01/2013. /s/ Kathaleen Elizabeth Ritenhour This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/08//2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019428 The name of the business: Shelter to Soldier, Specialty Dog Training, Coastal Pet Hotel, Coastal Pet Hotels, Pacific Pet Resort, Pacific Pet Resorts, located at 24413 Rutherford Rd., Ramona, CA. 92065. This business is registered by: Graham Bloem Enterprises 24413 Rutherford Rd Ramona, CA. 92065 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/01/2012. /s/ Graham Bloem , President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9020011 The name of the business: Full Faith Inspections, located at 683 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #393, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Stephanie Lea Brongel 683 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #393 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Stephanie Lea Brongel This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/08/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019778 The name of the business: Alps Way Road Repair Project, located at 11627 Alps Way, Escondido, Ca. 92026. This business is registered by: Pavina B Sparrow 11627 Alps Way Escondido, CA. 92026 Robert Bruce Tebbs 11763 Alps Way Escondido, CA. 92026 The business is conducted by an unincorporated association other than a partnership. First day of business was 6/08/17. /s/ Pavina B. Sparrow, General Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/03/2017. 8/17, 8/24, 8/31 & 9/7/2017
Alger Hiss: Was He or Wasn’t He a Soviet Spy?
In 1948, Alger Hiss was an American government official accused of being a Soviet spy. In 1950, he was convicted of perjury in connection with this charge. Before he was tried and convicted, he had been involved in the establishment of the United Nations both as a U.S. State Department official and as a U.N. official. On Aug. 3, 1948, Whittaker Chambers, a senior editor at Time Magazine and an admitted former U.S. Communist Party member, testified under subpoena before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) that Hiss had secretly been a Communist while in federal service. Called before HUAC, Hiss categorically denied the charge. During the era of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, Hiss had become a government attorney. In 1933, he served briefly at the Justice Department. Chambers produced new evidence indicating he and Hiss had been involved in espionage, which both men had previously denied under oath to HUAC. A federal grand jury indicted Hiss on two counts of perjury; Chambers admitted to the same offense but, as a cooperating government witness, was never charged. In January 1950, Hiss was found guilty on two counts of perjury and received two concurrent five-year sentences, of which he eventually served three and a half years. Hiss was not charged with being a Communist spy because of the statute of limitations, but continued to maintain his innocence until his death in 1996.
In 1944, Hiss was named Director of the Office of Special Political Affairs, a policy-making entity devoted to planning for post-war international organizations, ultimately the establishment of the United Nations. Near the end of World War II, in February 1945, as a member of a U.S. delegation, Hiss attended the Yalta Conference, where the Big Three -Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill, met. During his 1948 trial, Hiss was accused of espionage by Chambers. It was treason, traditionally punishable by death. The cleverest member of HUAC, California Congressman Richard Nixon had been studying the FBI's files for five months, courtesy of J. Edgar Hoover. Nixon launched his political career in hot pursuit of Hiss and the
alleged secret Communists of the New Deal.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Hiss petitioned for a search for the former Soviet intelligence archives, requesting the release of any files on his case.
Russian archivists responded and in late 1992 reported back they had found no evidence Hiss ever engaged in espionage for the Soviet Union nor that he was a member of the Communist Party. Historian Ronald Radosh reported that while researching Soviet papers in Moscow he had encountered two GRU (a military intelligence unit) files referring to Alger Hiss as "our agent.”
In 2009, Haynes, Klehr, and Alexander Vassiliev published Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America. The book is based on KGB documents reportedly hand-copied by a former KGB agent during the 1990s. The authors attempted to show definitively that Alger Hiss had, indeed, been a Soviet spy and argue that KGB documents prove not only that Hiss was the elusive codename ALES, but that he also went by the codenames "Jurist" and "Leonard" while working for the GRU. In 1992, records were found in Hungarian Interior Ministry archives in which self-confessed Soviet spy Noel Field named Alger Hiss as a fellow agent. Later, Field would deny Hiss had ever been a spy. To his dying day, Hiss insisted he was innocent of being a spy. So, was he or wasn’t he? Hiss died Nov. 15, 1996, at the age of 92, and took the ultimate truth with him to the grave.
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#2017-9020147 The name of the business: HANDY THE MAN for all trades, locatred at 1119 Wren Glen, Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is registered by: Fadi Gergy 1119 Wren Glen Escondido, CA. 92026 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Fadi Gergy This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/09/2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019457 The name of the business: JCR INVESTING, located at 464 Paradise View Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Jamesw Chau Richards 464 Paradise View Dr. Vista, CA. 92083 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ James Chau Richards This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2017. 8/03, 8/10, 8/17, & 8/24/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-018391 The name of the business: Unique Products Outlet, located at 0679 Westview Parkway, San Diego, CA. 92126. This business is registered by: Princetta & Roy L. Landers, Sr. 3065 Avenida Magoria Escondido, CA. 92029 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 7/05/2017. /s/ Roy L. Landers, Sr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2017. 7/27, 8/03, 8/10, & 8/17/2017
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Brandon Gallery Events – The Gallery is announcing these events for August and September:Â New, One-Day Workshop with Susan Keith from 9am-3pm on Sunday or Monday, August 27 or 28.Â Contact Susan for full details or to register; email@example.com.Â The Ken Seals Photo Shoot, artwork professionally photographed and edited to create digital images suitable for websites, marketing, show entries, and social media.Â Contact Ken for details; firstname.lastname@example.org.Â The Acrylic Color Mixing Workshop will be on Sunday, September 17, from 10am-4:30pm.Â Contact Joe for registration or more information, email@example.com.Â Brandon Gallery, 105 N. Main Ave., Fallbrook, 92028, 760.723.1330; fallbrookbrandongallery.org; or email info@fallbrookbrandong aller y.org.Â Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday 12noon-4pm.
EAA Annual “Starving Artist” Sale Have you always wanted to own an original piece of artwork or print by a local artist? Get ready to act and make your selections.Â The Escondido Art Association, an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote the arts in North County San Diego, will hold its annual “Starving Artist” sale Monday, August 28 through Saturday, September 2, 11am–4pm, at the Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido.Â For a mere $50 per item or less, you will have the opportunity to take home an original piece of artwork, jewelry, print or unique treasure from our huge inventory of items, and your participation will help support our local artists. New members are welcome and Membership Applications are available at the Artists Gallery or by visiting the EAA website, Â www.escondidoartist.weebly.com.
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certainly does not meet the smell test, which perhaps explains the secrecy behind its development. The Escondido Library has a tax payer supported budget of a meager 3% of the general fund. By careful attention to fiscal prudence, it has managed to provide personal and professional services to the public, and still end most years with a small surplus ,which is moved into the general fund. This blurs the fine line between fiscal responsibility and milking a cash cow, especially when the reputation and image of a city are at stake. Any outsourcing operation, by promising further savings, can only do so at the expense of reducing vital services, and is a step in the wrong direction.
I have to wonder why this line is being crossed by people who are called Trustees of the Library, since their proposed advice to the city council is tantamount to the betrayal of our trust.
Accessory Dwelling Units (Granny Flats)
we have relaxed some of the conditions to align our zoning code with more development friendly state code. A new state law requires that local Although we determined that ADU’s jurisdictions allow development of can certainly be allowed, some basic small Accessory Dwelling Units rules still apply. (ADU’s) in existing neighborhoods. These ADU’s, commonly referred to as Additions can be attached or detached, granny flats, are intended to provide based on lot size. Square footage of a family members with an affordable detached unit is limited based on the independent unit on the same property size and road accessibility of the lot. with relatives. Lots under 10,000 sq. ft. can build a unit with up to 500 sq. ft. of living Escondido already allowed ADU’s but space. There are several intermediary /s/Sorab K. Ghandhi Escondido CA 92029
End of the Trail
In reference to the August 03,2017 interest about the Fraser sculpture End of the Trail.
I believe the original sculpture was rescued from a pit in 1919 and placed in Mooney Grove Park, Visalia, Ca. In 1968 the sculpture was donated to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Solon H. Borglum's The Pioneer was also at Mooney Grove Park.
Very interesting that such a small county park would have that kind of history. I believe my facts are true and relevant to the article. Thanks. /s/Carroll Darr
Editor’s Note: Mr. Darr is mostly correct. In 1968 the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum acquired the plaster piece, had the plaster piece cast in bronze, and returned the cast sculpture to Mooney Grove Park. History
Dear Mr. Davis,
Being much older now, I still think back on the classes I liked the most. History is always at the top of the list. Being taught the exploits of people like Kublai Kahn, Christopher Columbus, Alexander the Great, Buffalo Bill Cody, James Beckwourth, Annie Oakley, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, --- wait a minute! Beckwourth? Beckwourth who? Never heard of him. At least not until The Paper started publishing his life story. Wow! Thank you, thank you for making me
look forward to each story about this
Newport was rescued from a puppy mill. Now he’s ready to begin his new life as a pampered California pup. He’s been in foster care where he’s been learning that it’s okay to trust people. Newport was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program.
The $145 adoption fee for Newport includes medical exams, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. For more information call 760-7536413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.
The change will take effect 30 days after a second reading by the City Council.
fantastic human being. Especially in those days, how he managed to accomplish the things he did and still manage to live for 68 years is simply amazing. If they even teach American History anymore, he definitely belongs on the list of people mentioned. /s/Charles J. Buckley San Marcos, CA
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2017-1448
Ordinance No. 2017-1448– an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, repealing Chapter 10.44 of the San Marcos Municipal Code. Ordinance No. 20171448 was introduced on July 25, 2017, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on August 8, 2017, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO; DESMOND NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/17/2017
The Pastor Says . . .
human doings. Your value has nothing to do with your job – whether you are a gardener, a doctor, work in retail or are a physicist.
Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316, San Marcos Newport is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 1 year old, 11 pound, Pomeranian / Chihuahua mix. (A Pom-Chi.)
steps but the largest unit can only be up to 1,000 sq. ft. on a lot that is half an acre or larger. The size limitation ensures that the unit remains secondary to a larger primary home. There are rules for parking, number of bedrooms but no development fees will be charged during the first year as we determine the actual impact of this new allowance.
Bandit, a 4-year-old Manchester Terrier mix, is looking for a new best friend! He is a very active fellow and would do best as an only dog in the home because he doesn’t always like to share food or toys. That said, if there are children in the home it would best if they are older, as small children may not understand that he is not good at sharing. If there is another dog in the home, a meeting at the Escondido Campus will be required and it would be great if you would talk to our Trainer on how to manage resources in the home so there will be no squabbling. Bandit is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.
Defining your worth…
What really defines your worth as a person? I suppose it depends a lot on your world view. In light of mine, here are some things that should NOT determine your worth:
Your Age. We live in a culture that places a high value on youth. Young people are great and older folks have so much to offer too! The workplace should not overlook someone who brings so much maturity, experience and wisdom to the table. Your education. My parents didn’t graduate from High School (until my mom got a GED and later on a nursing degree later in life. My dad became a skilled electrician going to school at night in his fifties. Whether you have a PhD or no “d”… wisdom is something that doesn’t come out of books. Common sense is not that common. Wisdom is key.
Your looks. We love our actors, celebrities and models. Some of the most “beautiful” people are those whose spirit shines through their countenance. Beauty isn’t airbrushed, it starts on the inside.
Your Gender or race. God made us male and female. Equal in Christ. He has placed gifts in men and women to be used to His glory. Also, the color of your skin doesn’t matter. Every nation, every tribe! Again, it’s what’s on the inside.
Your Job. A lot of times the first question people ask is “What do you do?” Shouldn’t it be “Tell me about yourself ?” After all, we are human beings, not
God created us. He knows your imperfections and loves you anyway. He defines your value. The one who died on the cross for you thought you were worth it.
Your bank account. Your net worth doesn’t determine your real worth. In reality, we are all stewards of what we’ve been given and we should not treat the rich differently than the poor. We all matter.
Your temperament. Extroverts are not better than introverts. Those that love routine are needed as those who love spontaneity. We are unique. Be yourself – everyone else is taken.
• Page 11 • August 17, 2017
A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
Education Forum set for October 10
Officials from Cal State San Marcos, Palomar College, and San Marcos Unified School District will join me for the Bi-Annual Education Forum set for 6 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at Cal State San Marcos’ McMahan House. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to highlighting recent City accomplishments, San Marcos Unified School District Melissa Hunt, Palomar College President Joi Lin Blake and Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes will join me on a panel to discuss that latest trends and future plans to keep San Marcos the
education hub of North County.
This forum is a great opportunity to bring policy makers from the City and the education community together to share ideas and aspirations for the future education in San Marcos. Seating at the forum is limited, but the event will be re-broadcast on San Marcos Community Television (Cox Communications Channel 19, Time Warner Cable Channel 24 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99) as well as on the City’s website after the event takes
For more information, please contact Sarah Macdonald at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3174.
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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
Chuckles Cont. from Page 2
between them . As he began to eat his few bites of hamburger, the people around them were looking over and whispering. Obviously they were thinking, 'That poor old couple - all they can afford is one meal for the two of them.'
As the man began to eat his fries a young man came to the table and politely offered to buy another meal for the old couple. The old man said, they were just fine - they were used to sharing everything. People closer to the table noticed the little old lady hadn't eaten a bite. She sat there watching her husband eat and occasionally taking turns sipping the drink. Again, the young man came over and begged them to let him buy another meal for them. This time the old woman said 'No, thank you, we are used to sharing everything.'
Finally, as the old man finished and was wiping his face neatly with the napkin, the young man again came over to the little old lady who had yet to eat a single bite of food and asked 'What is it you are waiting for?' She answered --’THE TEETH.' When Insults Had Class...
These glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease." "That depends, Sir, " said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress." "He had delusions of adequacy." -Walter Kerr
"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." - Winston Churchill "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." -Clarence Darrow
"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." -William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)
"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it." -Moses Hadas
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." -Mark Twain "He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends." -Oscar Wilde "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one." -George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second... if there is one." -Winston Churchill, in response.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Moonlight’s Sunset Boulevard is a Classic
The Moonlight Summer Season’s third production kicked off August 16 with Sunset Boulevard. The production runs through September 2, and weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Silent movie star, Norma Desmond, longs for a return to the big screen, having been discarded by tinsel town with the advent of “talkies.” The final summer production is In the Heights, from Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the current Broadway hit Hamilton. This production runs September 13-30 and tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood.
It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. Arrive early at the Moonlight Amphitheatre and enjoy a delicious dinner with table service before the show on the Moonlight Patio. Beautiful sunset views are guaranteed! The Artisan Café is the on-site restaurant at the Moonlight Amphitheatre and is open for the summer season of musicals. Ticket information is available online at MoonlightStage.com. The Moonlight Amphitheatre is located within Brengle Terrace Park in Vista.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Citizenship Information Programs at the Library
The Oceanside Public Library will be offering a presentation, in conjunction with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, to learn about applying for U.S. Citizenship through naturalization. The informative presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 23 at 5:00 pm in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, located at 330 North Coast Highway. Team members of the Legal Aid Society will discuss with individuals their eligibility to file for naturalization following the presentation, as time permits. As a follow up to this event, the Library will also FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-017165 The name of the business: Cornerstone Landscape Design and Maintenance, located at 1333 Napoli St., Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Pierre R. and Linda M. Jean-Davis. 1333 Napoli St. Oceanside, CA. 92056 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 2/20/1991. /s/ Pierre R. Jean-Davis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/05/2017. 8/03, 8/10, 8/17 & 8/24/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-017081 The name of the business: We Love Superheroes, located at 1602 Traske Rd., Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is registered by: Ellie Keyvan Obando 1602 Traske Rd. Encinitas, Ca. 92024 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.. /s/ Ellie Keyvan Obando This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/03/2017. 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, & 8/24/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019459 The name of the business: Kenny Strickland, Inc., Kenny Strickland, located at 5962 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad, CA. 92008. This business is registered by: The Soco Group, Inc. 5962 Priestly Drive Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/31/17. /s/ Toby Taitano, Chief Financial Officer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017
be offering a thirteen-week Citizenship class in order for the eligible students to prepare for the naturalization test. Classes will be held at the Civic Center Library in the second floor Foundation Room on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm beginning on September 6. In the class, students will be learning about U.S. History and government, and will prepare for the citizenship interview. Classes will be taught by volunteer teachers who have classroom experience and training specific to the topic. Free parking is available in the parking garage, located at Civic Center Drive and Ditmar streets. For more information, please call 760-435-5600. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019534 The name of the business: Fit Forte Apparel, located at 752 Mission Grove Pl, 506, Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Jorge Giovanni Garcia 752 Mission Grove Pl. 506 Escondido, Ca. 92025 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/01/17. /s/ Jorge Giovanni Garcia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9019545 The name of the business: Cabinet Hero, located at 5121 Santa Fe Street, #H, San Diego, CA. 92109. This business is registered by: Z Gear, Inc. 2631 Vistosa Place Carlsbad, CA. 92009 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 5/18/17. /s/ Julie Garrido, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-018648 The name of the business: 4-Lanes Promo, located at 3571 Seaward Circle #407 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is registered by: Oussama Said 3571 Seaward Circle #407 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Oussama Said This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/21//2017. 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 & 8/31/2017
The Paper • Page 12 • August 17, 2017
Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
www.computerfactorysanmarcos.com "San Diego's Best Computer Store 2016" Union Tribune readers poll
“Cactus Jack” is back
I looked up just in time to see a colorful blur disappear into our rest room here at the store. The familiar odor of tobacco, whisky and sweat hung in the air. Nome was standing at the counter with a disgusted look on her face. “Who the hell was that?” I asked. “Who the hell do you think it was?” she grimaced. By the look on her face and the tone of her voice I knew it had to be Cactus Jack.
“It smelled like Cactus Jack” I said, “but it looked like a parrot, what was he wearing?” SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2017-1447
Ordinance No. 2017-1447 – an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending Chapter 5.74 of the San Marcos Municipal Code regulating Transient Lodging Facilities. Ordinance No. 2017-1447 was introduced on July 25, 2017, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on August 8, 2017, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO; DESMOND NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/17/2017 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED
Ordinance No. 2017-1448 Ordinance No. 2017-1448– an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, repealing Chapter 10.44 of the San Marcos Municipal Code. Ordinance No. 20171448 was introduced on July 25, 2017, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on August 8, 2017, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO; DESMOND NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/17/2017
Before she could answer Jack stepped out of the bathroom snapping up a set of day-glo orange suspenders. Jack is a scoundrel and Nome can’t stand him. He owns “The Rainbow Computer Emporium” in the dry ranch country a mile East of Rainbow. Jack’s usual attire is dirt caked jeans and boots; a cowboy shirt with leather vest and a sweat stained crumpled Stetson. Today in addition to those suspenders, he wore Ho Chi Min sandals, khaki wash pants and a tie-dyed shirt. His scraggly yellowish hair hung out all around a red bandana that covered his head and tied in the back. With his sun blasted face and tobacco stained beard he looked like Willy Nelson on a bad hair day. “Where are you going in that outfit?” I asked with a grin.
“I think you’re right Jack. So why’d you go”
“I figured it’d be like Woodstock and Woodstock was a whole bunch of fun” said Jack with a far off look in his eyes.” “You were at Woodstock?”
“Yep, I was a roadie for the Gypsy Sun and Rainbows Band”
“Wow, that was Jimi Hendriks’ band. So was “impeach Trump” much like Woodstock?
“Nope,” said Jack shaking his head sadly, “them people is just an aimless herd hangin out with no real focus. At Woodstock, we had a common purpose and we spoke as one voice for a whole generation, we changed the world.”
“You mean Woodstock was all about peace, love, anti-establishment, antiwar, and don’t trust anyone over 30, right”? “That ain’t what Woodstock was about,” snarled Jack, “Woodstock was about sex and drugs with background music. Them “impeach Trump” folks got no idea how to throw a good party. That bunch in Hillcrest looked more like the crowd at Wal-Mart the day welfare checks come out.” “Sorry it didn’t work out for you Jack,” I said as Jack headed out the door.
“I ain’t givin up on finding a good party yet. Since I went to all the trouble of diggin out my party duds I’m thinking of headin up to Berkeley for “Earth Day” weekend. Wish me luck.” And I did.
“”I just pulled an all-nighter at the Impeach Trump rally in Hillcrest and I ain’t had time to change my clothes” he puffed. “I’m headin back home to Rainbow and just stopped by to use yer crapper” “Those impeach Trump folks hate greedy capitalists Jack, and you’re the greediest capitalist I know. I’d figure that’s the last place you’d be.”
“I don’t think them folks care nuthin about corporate greed. Dang near every one of em had an i-phone, i-pod or ipad.,” said Jack. “Ain’t Apple the most profitable company in the World?” DEATH NOTICES
Albert, Richard, 78 La Mesa Passed away on July 5, 2017 American Cremation, Carlsbad
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First day of business was 7/01/2017.
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00027694-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Carlee E. Moore filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Carlee E. Moore to Proposed name: Carlee E. Kreutel Moore. 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: September 12, 2017, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 7/28/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 8/03, 8/10, 8/17 & 8/24/17
#2017-017987 The name of the business: Color Me Organic Hair Salon located at 342 W. El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Cindy H. Tang 4137 Lake Shore Ln. Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/13/17. /s/ Cindy H. Tang This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/13/2017. 7/27, 8/03, 8/10 & 8/17/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-017932 The name of the business: Royalty Services Personal and Pets, located at 2238 Edgewood Place, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Susan I. Rouse 2238 Edgewood Place Oceanside, Ca. 92054 The business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Susan I.Rouse This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/13/2017. 7/27, 8/03, 8/10 & 8/17/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-017822 The name of the business: Oceanside Sea Center, located at 315 Harbor Dr. South, Suite B, Oceanside, Ca. 92054. This business is registered by: Oceanside Science Education Adventure Center, Inc. 315 Harbor Drive South, Suite B. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 The business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was na/. /s/ Michael Duff, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/12/2017. 7/27, 8/03, 8/10 & 8/17/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-018391 The name of the business: Unique Products Outlet, located at 10679 Westview Parkway, San Diego, Ca. 92126. This business is registered by: Roy L. Landers Sr. and Princetta Landers 3065 Avenida Magoria Escondido, Ca. 92029 The business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 7/05/17. /s/ Roy L. Landers, Sr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2017. 7/27, 8/03, 8/10 & 8/17/2017
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Section 5.Severability. If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this urgency Ordinance is determined to be invalid, illegal or unconstitutional by a decision or order of any court or agency of competent jurisdiction, then such decision or order will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining portions of this urgency Ordinance. The City Council declares that it would have passed and adopted the urgency Ordinance, and each section, sentence, clause or phrase thereof, regardless of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses, or phrases be declared invalid or unconstitutional.
Section 6.Effective Date. This urgency Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon the expiration of urgency Ordinance No. 2016-1434. The moratorium on the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the MAUCRSA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the SMMC and otherwise, and within buildings owned, leased or occupied by the City, established under urgency Ordinance No. 20161433 and extended under urgency Ordinance No. 2016-1434 is hereby extended for a final period of one (1) year until September 30, 2018 pursuant to GC section 65858.
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Section 8.CEQA. Pursuant to California Business and Professions Code section 26055(h), this urgency Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED AS AN URGENCY ORDINANCE at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of San Marcos held on the 8th day of August, 2017, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO, DESMOND NOES: COUNCIL MEMBERS: NONE ABSENT: COUNCIL MEMBERS: NONE A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/17/2017 A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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URGENCY ORDINANCE ADOPTED
Ordinance No. 2017-1449
AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN MARCOS, CALIFORNIA EXTENDING THE EXISTING MORATORIUM ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES, THE OUTDOOR CULTIVATION AND PROCESSING OF MARIJUANA, THE INDOOR CULTIVATION AND PROCESSING OF MARIJUANA IN EXCESS OF WHAT IS PERMITTED UNDER THE “MEDICINAL AND ADULT-USE CANNABIS REGULATION AND SAFETY ACT”, AND THE USE AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND MARIJUANA PRODUCTS IN PUBLIC PLACES, PLACES WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED UNDER THE SAN MARCOS MUNICIPAL CODE AND OTHERWISE, AND WITHIN BUILDINGS OWNED, LEASED OR OCCUPIED BY THE CITY WHEREAS, on October 25, 2016, the City Council adopted urgency Ordinance No. 2016-1433 (Initial Ordinance) imposing a temporary moratorium, if Proposition 64, also known as the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) was approved, on the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the AUMA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the San Marcos Municipal Code (SMMC) and otherwise, and on City of San Marcos (City) property; and WHEREAS, on November 8, 2016, California voters approved the AUMA, which took effect on November 9, 2016, to allow persons 21 years of age and older to (i) smoke, ingest or otherwise use nonmedical marijuana and marijuana products; (ii) purchase, possess, transport, obtain or give away without compensation to persons age 21 and older, up to 28.5 grams of marijuana or 8 grams of concentrated marijuana; and (iii) plant, cultivate or process up to six (6) living marijuana plants for personal use; and WHEREAS, on November 15, 2016, the City Council adopted urgency Ordinance No. 2016-1434 (First Extension Ordinance) to extend the temporary moratorium established under the Initial Ordinance for a period of ten (10) months and fifteen (15) days from and after the date the Initial Ordinance would have otherwise expired; and
WHEREAS, on June 27, 2017, the Governor of California signed into law Senate Bill 94, a budget trailer bill known as the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which took effect immediately to create a single regulatory system for medical and nonmedical commercial cannabis/marijuana businesses. The MAUCRSA repealed the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) adopted in 2015, and incorporated certain provisions from the
MCRSA into the licensing provisions of the AUMA to create one consolidated act known as the MAUCRSA. All references to the AUMA used throughout the moratorium shall hereinafter be referred to in this Second Extension Ordinance as the MAUCRSA; and WHEREAS, the First Extension Ordinance is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2017; and
W H E R E A S , California Government Code (GC) section 65858 authorizes local governments to adopt, after a noticed public hearing, an ordinance to extend an urgency ordinance if the extension ordinance contains legislative findings that there is a current and immediate threat to the public health, safety and/or welfare; and WHEREAS, the purpose of this Second Extension Ordinance is to extend the moratorium established under the Initial Ordinance and extended under the First Extension Ordinance to continue to protect against the current and immediate threats that marijuana operations, activities and uses pose to the public health, safety and welfare as a result of the approval of the MAUCRSA, and to prevent adverse impacts that those operations, activities and uses may have on nearby properties and residents; and
WHEREAS, the MAUCRSA allows local governments to continue prohibiting or regulating commercial operations, activities and uses relating to marijuana, including, but not limited to, prohibiting medical and nonmedical marijuana businesses; enacting and enforcing reasonable regulations relating to the personal cultivation and processing of marijuana indoors, and prohibiting the personal cultivation and processing of marijuana outdoors; and prohibiting the possession, smoking and ingestion of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the SMMC and otherwise, and within buildings owned, leased or occupied by a local government agency, among other places; and WHEREAS, the City currently only prohibits medical marijuana dispensaries, whether fixed or mobile, but does not expressly prohibit or regulate commercial operations of nonmedical marijuana; and
WHEREAS, the City currently prohibits the cultivation and processing of marijuana as a business activity and land use, but does not regulate the personal cultivation and processing of marijuana; and WHEREAS, the City currently prohibits smoking in certain public places, but does not expressly prohibit the possession, smoking and ingestion of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, including within buildings owned, leased or occupied by the City and;
WHEREAS, it is necessary for the City to extend the moratorium on the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of
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marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the MAUCRSA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places to provide additional time for the City to further study the potential impacts that marijuana operations, activities and uses may have on the public health, safety and welfare; research and craft appropriate regulations and possible amendments to the provisions of the San Marcos Municipal Code (SMMC) and the Zoning Ordinance governing marijuana dispensaries, the cultivation and processing of marijuana indoors and outdoors, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places; and to ensure that regulations relating to marijuana operations, activities and uses can be implemented in such a way as to minimize any harmful effects they might have on the City’s residents, as well as nearby businesses and property owners. NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, in accordance with the freedom afforded to charter cities generally, and by the Charter of the City of San Marcos specifically, does ordain as follows: Section 1.R e c i t a l s . The foregoing recitals are true and correct.
Section 2.Findings and Purpose. The adoption of this urgency Ordinance to extend the moratorium on the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the MAUCRSA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the SMMC and otherwise, and within buildings owned, leased or occupied by the City, is necessary for the immediate protection of the public health, safety and welfare. Pursuant to Government Code section 65858, the City Council finds and declares that: (a) The United States Supreme Court has continuously found that marijuana, including medical marijuana, violates Federal law under the CSA. In 2001, the Court held in United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers Cooperative, et al. that there was no “medical necessity” defense under the CSA, and therefore a medical marijuana dispensary could be enjoined from distribution and manufacturing. In 2005, the Court held in Gonzalez v. Raich that the Commerce Clause authorizes Congress to prohibit the cultivation or use of marijuana for medical purposes permitted by California law. The significance of the Raich decision is that Federal law enforcement agents may continue to enforce Federal drug laws against Californians who cultivate, use or dispense marijuana; and (b) The majority of jurisdictions within the County of San Diego currently prohibit all commercial marijuana activities, including, but not limited to Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, National City, Poway, San Diego County, Santee,
Solana Beach and Vista.
(c) Cities that have permitted medical or nonmedical marijuana dispensaries to operate in their jurisdictions, in California and nationally, have reported experiencing an overconcentration of such land uses; armed burglaries, robberies and thefts occurring at the dispensaries; an increase in other criminal activity in the vicinity of these dispensaries; persons under 21 years of age, drug addicts and documented gang members loitering at the dispensaries; dispensary customers using marijuana and then driving under the influence of marijuana; dispensaries selling illegal drugs other than marijuana; dispensaries selling marijuana and marijuana products to persons under 21 years of age; loss of trade for commercial businesses located near dispensaries; excessive energy use; and faulty and dangerous electrical and plumbing problems at the dispensaries; and (d) Many of the violent crimes reported at marijuana dispensaries involve the use of weapons. Since the passage of the AUMA and subsequent adoption of the First Extension Ordinance in November 2016, a number of crimes have been reported armed robberies at marijuana dispensaries throughout the State, including, but not limited to, at dispensaries in Berkeley (6/25/17); Encanto (6/10/17), in which a dispensary employee was tied up during the robbery; Spring Valley (6/6/17); Los Angeles (5/11/17), in which a dispensary security guard shot the robber; Perris (5/1/17); Cathedral City (4/26/17 ); Anaheim (3/27/17), which also caused the Anaheim Police Department to put a lockdown on nearby schools after the suspects fled and could not be found; Bakersfield (2/16/17); Chatsworth (2/11/17), in which a dispensary employee was shot and the dispensary security guard detained by the robbers; and South Los Angeles (11/23/16), in which a dispensary security guard was shot. Additionally, in January, 2017, a person was killed during an armed robbery at a dispensary in Mar Valley; and (e) There has also been a number of crimes reported involving marijuana delivery services, several of which have taken place in San Diego County jurisdictions, since the passage of the AUMA and subsequent adoption of the First Extension Ordinance in November 2016, including, but not limited to, armed robberies of marijuana delivery drivers in La Mesa (6/16/17); Murrieta (3/15/17); Point Loma (2/21/17); Cathedral City (2/6/17); and Carlsbad (2/17).
(f) In the past, a number of medical marijuana dispensaries have attempted to operate in the City in violation of the SMMC and the Zoning Ordinance. The City pursued successful code enforcement actions against those dispensaries. Although a prohibition of medical marijuana dispensaries is already addressed under the SMMC, in the absence of a moratorium, individuals might apply for City permits, licenses or other entitlements to operate nonmedical marijuana dispensaries, and the City would be required to process and issue the requested approvals, unless some clear violation of the SMMC or Zoning Ordinance exists on other grounds; and
(g) On April 29, 2017, employees at an unlicensed marijuana dispensary illegally operating in San Marcos were robbed at gunpoint. The robbery was reported by a witness outside of the dispensary who reported suspicious activity at the dispensary, rather than by the employees of the dispensary. (h) California courts have upheld various local regulations governing or prohibiting marijuana cultivation and processing. In County of Tulare v. Nunes (2013), the Court of Appeal held that the CUA and the MMPA do not require Tulare County to define growing marijuana as an acceptable agricultural use of land. (215 Cal.App.4th 1188). Also in 2013, in Browne v. County of Tehama, the Court of Appeal found the MMPA did not preempt a local ordinance declaring that any cultivation of marijuana was a nuisance that could be abated. (213 Cal.App.4th 704). In Maral v. City of Live Oak, also decided in 2013, the Court of Appeal held that the CUA and the MMPA do not preempt a local agency’s police power to prohibit the cultivation of all marijuana within the jurisdiction. (221 Cal.App.4th 975); and
(i) Several jurisdictions throughout the State have reported adverse effects and nuisance impacts relating to marijuana cultivation and processing, including but not limited to, the strong and potentially noxious odors associated with mature marijuana plants; impacts to the environment, including spraying of chemicals and toxins (i.e. fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, rodenticides and insecticides) at grow sites and the potential for storm water runoff and groundwater impacts, greenhouse gas emissions, excessive energy use, generator use producing localized noise, irresponsible and significant water use (the California Department of Fish & Wildlife reported that researchers estimate each plant of marijuana consumes six gallons of water each day, which is problematic since California is currently in a multiyear drought), and dangerous fire hazards; damage to buildings surrounding the cultivation area; problems associated with mold, fungus and pests; abandonment of trash and waste once plants are harvested; proximity of children to areas under cultivation; visibility of grows from the public right-ofway; and an increase in crime, including robberies, theft and trespassing; and (j) Since the passage of the AUMA and subsequent adoption of the First Extension Ordinance in November 2016, there has also been a number of fires reported at residences and businesses throughout the State as a result of illegal marijuana growing operations, including an explosion at an apartment building in Carlsbad in November 2016, which was caused by a chemical marijuana extraction process. The explosion caused a fire and blew out all of the windows in the unit. Additionally, in April 2017, approximately 400 marijuana plants where discovered in a commercial building in Garden Grove following an electrical fire caused by an overloaded electrical circuit. According to the Garden Grove Police Department, overloading an electrical circuit is commonly done to fuel high-intensity ultra violet lights needed to
grow marijuana plants, which results in fire hazards.
(k) As an urgency measure to protect and preserve the public health, safety and welfare, California Government Code section 65858 authorizes local governments to extend an interim urgency ordinance prohibiting any operations, activities and uses that the local government is considering, studying or intends to study within a reasonable time; and (l) It is necessary for the City to extend the moratorium prohibiting the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the MAUCRSA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the SMMC and otherwise, and within buildings owned, leased or occupied by the City, to provide additional time for the City to further study the potential impacts that these operations, activities and uses may have on the public health, safety and welfare as a result of the MAUCRSA; research and craft appropriate regulations and possible amendments to the provisions of the SMMC and the Zoning Ordinance governing marijuana operations, activities and uses for the City Council to consider; and ensure that regulations relating to marijuana operations, activities and uses can be implemented in such a way as to minimize any harmful effects they might have on the City’s residents, as well as nearby businesses and property owners; and (m) Pursuant to California Business and Professions Code section 26055(h), the Second Extension Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.
Section 3.Extension of Moratorium. For the reasons described above, the City Council has determined it is necessary to extend urgency Ordinance No. 2016-1434 pursuant to GC section 65858 to continue the moratorium on the establishment of marijuana dispensaries, the outdoor cultivation and processing of marijuana, the indoor cultivation and processing of marijuana in excess of what is permitted under the MAUCRSA, and the use and possession of marijuana and marijuana products in public places, places where smoking is prohibited under the SMMC and otherwise, and within buildings owned, leased or occupied by the City. Any references to marijuana, medical marijuana or nonmedical marijuana in the moratorium shall mean cannabis, medicinal cannabis or nonmedicinal cannabis, respectively, in accordance with the State’s revised definitions and references under the MAUCRSA. Section 4.Consistency with the SMMC. Any provision of the SMMC that is inconsistent with any provision of this urgency Ordinance, to the extent of such inconsistencies and no further, is hereby repealed or modified only to the extent necessary to effectuate the provisions of this urgency
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