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Volume 44 - No. 40

by lyle e davis

There is a long held belief that our cities are run by our legislators. Not true.

Never has been, is not now, never will be.

Our cities are run by city staff. Oh, the legislators set policy. But who guides that policy? Who has the ear of the legislators more often? You? The public in general? Or . . . staff?

Staff has learned to manipulate legislators. Some staff members are more efficient at manipulation than others. They also are efficient at concealing the truth . . . or “stretching the truth,” or downright lying. Take the case of former Escondido Chief of Police, Jim Maher.

Clay Phillips, Escondido City Manager, played a significant role in manipulating the forced ‘retirement’ of Chief Maher.

It appears Phillips successfully turned Escondido Mayor Sam Abed, a one-time strong supporter of Chief Maher, into an ally in forcing Maher out. He may have also recruited City Attorney Jeff Epp in what ultimately appears to have taken on the appearance of a conspiracy.

Often, staff members manage to cover up various activities that, were they known publicly, would have thousands of people marching on city hall with a bucket of tar and a boatload of feathers.

Every now and then, however, someone comes forward to spill the sack of beans. Someone who gets fed up with lies and deception. It can be someone from within city hall, from within ‘the inner circle,’ from outside city hall, from within another city department. One just never knows from whence ‘reliably informed sources,’ come from. But they are there. The ‘whistleblowers’ have to be careful, however. Sometimes it can mean their jobs, their The Paper - 760.747.7119

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The Smoking Gun?

October 09, 2014

August 20, 2013

To Whom It May Concern:

City Manager Clay Phillips

Mayor Sam Abed

City Attorney Jeff Epp

On January 31 , 2013, the Escondido City Council approved my application for a CalPERS Industrial Disability Retirement, to which I was entitled to as a result of various work related injuries I sustained over my long career with the City. Since the time I retired from the City of Escondido in January 2013, much speculation has occurred both publicly in the media and in the community regarding the events surrounding my retirement. I would like to state publicly that I enjoyed a thirty-two year career in law enforcement with the City of Escondido. During my tenure, much was accomplished. When I retired, both the City and I agreed that a Severance Agreement would be an appropriate means to ensure that my individual rights as an employee were protected while also ensuring that the City maintained a smooth transition of leadership in the Police Department. The City Manager had bona fide, work-related reasons for wanting a change of leadership in the Police Department. Some public accounts have said that the City Manager and I disagreed about a decision by me to forego a raise until other members also had their salaries increased. In fact, there was no such disagreement and I received the salary increase on the date that I desired. The Agreement between the City and myself, has allowed me to retire from the City of Escondido while also ensuring that the leadership of the City of Escondido Police Department was capably maintained. Specifically, upon my retirement, the City Manager appointed an interim Police Chief allowing for a formal selection process to be conducted , which resulted in the recently appointed successor Chief of Police, Craig Carter. Press accounts and rumors have also circulated to the effect that I want to run for a seat on the Escondido City Council or run for Mayor in the next election. Nothing could be further from the truth. I do not live in the City and while I have a fondness for the City of Escondido and the community that I served for over thirty years, I live and reside in Riverside County and consider it my community. I have no intention whatsoever to seek elective office or assist any candidate in running for elective office in the City of Escondido during the next election. I am enjoying my retirement with my family and have no interest whatsoever in being involved with City of Escondido politics. The leadership of the City, including the position of Chief of Police, is under the capable authority of the City Manager who carries forth the policies set by the elected City Council. I appreciate everyone who has supported me over the last several years and respectfully request that you understand that I freely chose to retire and I am thoroughly enjoying this new chapter of my life.

______________________________ Jim Maher Former Chief Jim Maher

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Thanks to them, however, and their courage, we are able to piece together a series of events and questions - and to offer evidence of wrongdoing, and quite possibly, criminal wrongdoing.

The political bombshell wound up being a simple letter. A letter that was not written by Jim Maher but was written by the city of Escondido, at the direc-

tion of City Manager Clay Phillips, with the full knowledge and approval of the City Attorney’s office. That letter is reproduced, in full, on this page. The Paper obtained a copy of the letter from an anonymous “reliable informed source.” It did NOT come from Jim Maher. If you right click on the pdf file and come up with “Properties” you see the paper trail which shows that the letter was writ-

ten/authored by Jennifer McCain, a deputy city attorney in Jeff Epp’s office. Jeff Epp is Escondido’s City Attorney.

The letter is dated 8/20/2013 and was prepared for Jim Maher’s signature. To his credit, Jim Maher refused to sign it, knowing full well that to do so would involve him as a co-conspirator in what may well prove to be a felony criminal conspiracy.

The Smoking Gun Continued on Page 2


The Paper • Page 2 • October 09, 2014

‘Smoking Gun?’ Cont. from Page 1

In a story published by the UT of San Diego on August 23, 2013, written by J. Harry Jones, Maher is quoted as sayiing the city of Escondido declined to pay him the second $75,000 payment as part of a $150,000 severance agreement by claiming “ Maher or his wife, Eva, of breaching a confidentiality provision in a contract Maher signed in November 2012 when he retired from the department under mysterious circumstances.” Maher says in the lawsuit that he received the first of two installments of a $150,000 payment in January 2013, but didn’t receive the second installment the following July.

When Maher abruptly stepped down in 2012, he reached a severance agreement with the city that included the $150,000 cash payment and a retroactive 14 percent pay raise that bumped his annual pension to $162,504.

The agreement also restricted Maher and his wife from speaking publicly about his departure or about any city business, and prohibited them from attending City Council meetings and other civic events. The lawsuit claims that on

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June 11, 2013, the city sent a letter to Maher’s lawyer stating that it intended to withhold the second payment because either Maher or his wife “breached the confidentiality and/or other provisions of the contract.” A letter was prepared for Maher’s signature (the same letter that appears on Page 1 of this edition, and prepared by the Escondido City Attorney’s office) and Maher was told to sign it and he would receive the $75,000. Maher has refused to sign.

City Manager Clay Phillips said that no such demand had been made.

“That’s absolutely not true,” Phillips said at the time. “The payment was withheld for breach of contract. No one sent him a letter like that. Can you imagine us even doing that?”

You may read the entire account of Mr. Jones story at the above link. (Emphasis in the previous quote is ours).

We contacted City Attorney Jeff Epp and asked him about this letter, whether it existed

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“Lyle, I’m just not in a position to comment on that.” “Why is that?” we asked.

“Well, number one, I don’t want to; second, there is litigation pending by a lawsuit from Maher so it would be inappropriate to comment.” We then contacted City Manager Clay Phillips. We read him the quote cited above and Phillips said: “Lyle, I’m just not going to comment.”

Abed and asked if he had knowledge of such a letter, whether he knew if it existed or not.

“Absolutely not!” said the Mayor. “It would be a violation of the law to do that. I don’t know a lot about such a letter but both Clay and Jeff assured me this never happened.” I have not seen such a letter. City Hall does not play politics! We hold our city staff to the highest ethical, moral and legal standards.”

‘Smoking Gun?’ Cont. on Page 3

We then contacted Mayor Sam

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‘Chuckles’ Cont. on Page 5


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‘Smoking Gun?’ Cont. from Page 2

The Mayor was then asked, “if such a letter did exist and if we had it in our possession as evidence, and if we were to publish that letter, would that be cause for concern as to the level of honesty you are experiencing from Clay and Jeff?” “Yes,” said the Mayor. “That would be cause for dismissal. If we have evidence of wrongdoing I will take the appropriate action. We hold our city employees, all city employees, to the highest legal and ethical standards. That would be a reason for dismissal for cause.” This statement is particularly interesting because under the terms of both contracts for City Manager Clay Phillips and City Attorney Jeff Epp, they must be paid their full salary (with about three years remaining) if they were to be fired. Except for cause.

If they were to be dismissed for cause then, presumably, their contracts become null and void.

The background: Maher filed a claim against the city for $75,000 on December 31. That claim was rejected by the city in February, the routine process of litigation. The next step was to file a lawsuit, which Maher has done.

These same reliable sources have reconstructed the events that led up to Maher’s “retirement” and some interesting stories and questions unfold: Referring to important sections of the “Severance Agreement” (10/31/2012) between the City of Escondido and now former Chief of Police, Jim Maher.

The following issues and questions are raised while reviewing these documents -

1- When did the City Council officially authorize the payment of $150,000 to Chief Maher to gain his signature on the “severance agreement?” 2- Why did those who drafted the agreement and authorized the payment of $150,000 feel they had the authority to do so? 3- Why did those who are responsible for the agreement seek to stop Chief Maher and his wife from commenting in any way on any city issues or city employees, including elected officials? (Section 10. Civility/No Contact) 4- Why did those responsible specifically seek to stop Chief Maher and his wife from making any “negative, derogatory, or disparaging statements?” Who was trying to hide what,

at City Hall? 5- Why did those responsible ban the Chief from speaking to the press? (Sec 10.2)

A “Supplement” to the severance agreement was executed on 11/14/2012. The following questions then arise:

1) Why is there such an extreme interest in muzzling both Chief Maher and his wife? 2) Why do those responsible for this agreement seek to prohibit the Chief and his wife from attending any activities in the City of Escondido? 3) What are those, who are responsible for these agreements, trying to hide/cover up? What are they so afraid of? What does Chief Maher and/or his wife know? What can they say?

During 2013, after Chief Maher had “retired,” and subsequent to the severance agreement being executed, the City withheld the second payment of $75,000 to Chief Maher. The City alleged that he breached the terms of the agreement. During discussions between the Escondido City Attorney’s office and Jim Maher’s legal counsel, the City submitted a written statement that the City wanted Maher to sign, in order for him to get his last $75,000 payment. A copy of that 8/20/2013 statement is printed on page 1 of this edition. The following questions/allegations are raised below1) Who initiated/authorized the withholding of the second payment to Chief Maher? 2) What specific breach(es) of the agreement were alleged? 3) Who drafted and reviewed the text of the statement submitted to Maher? 4) Who included the language about Maher not running for, or having any “intention whatsoever” in running, for Mayor or City Council in Escondido? ALLEGATIONS-

1) Those responsible for removing (firing) Chief Maher from office, used public money to accomplish this task, which included preventing Chief Maher from commenting negatively on any information he had about the management and operation of the City by the City Manager Clay Philips and/or the Mayor Sam Abed, and/or other elected officials and other City employees.

2) Subsequent to the executed severance agreement, the same officials who concocted Maher’s initial removal, attempted through pressure (withholding the $75,000 payment) to accomplish a new, specific, further goal of stopping Jim Maher from running for elective office in Escondido. (Multiple polls conducted in Escondido showed that Maher

could easily be elected Mayor, if he chose to run and certainly could have been elected, if he ran for a council seat.)

3) Those who drafted and reviewed the 8/20/2013 document included multiple false statements which they apparently were trying to compel Jim Maher to offer as his own … to NOT BECOME A CANDIDATE.

4) Specific false statements in the second paragraph are”Press accounts and rumors have also circulated to the effect that I want to run for a seat on the Escondido City Council or run for Mayor in the next election. Nothing could be further from the truth.” It was well known at that time, by Mayor Abed and City Manager Philips, that Maher was in fact VERY interested in running for Mayor or Council. Mayor Abed apparently even officially included Jim Maher’s name in some of his campaign’s polling. Also, ”I have no intention whatsoever to seek elective office or assist any candidate in running for elective office in the City of Escondido, during the next election.” Also, “I am enjoying my retirement with my family and have no interest whatsoever in being involved with City of Escondido politics.” 5) The City authored statement also includes a laudatory description of City Manager Clay Philips and the statement that Maher “freely choose to retire.”

OBSERVATION- Why was (or is) the City of Escondido so concerned about whether Jim Maher was going to run for Mayor or City Council? Why did the City draft a document, which was to be an official, final announcement that he was not running for elective office in Escondido? (Please note Maher refused to sign the document. He immediately contacted the District Attorney to document this was not his idea. He did not file a formal complaint at that time.) The State of California Elections Code Section 18205“A person shall not directly or through any other person advance, pay, solicit, or receive or cause to be advanced, paid, solicited, or received, any money or other valuable consideration to or for the use of any person in order to induce a person not to become or to withdraw as a candidate for public office. Violation of this section shall be punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months or two or three years.” CONCLUSION- There are most likely multiple people in positions of authority and power within the City of Escondido, who deliberately

took actions to fire then Chief of Police Jim Maher. The person most likely to have started that process was in fact the ONLY one who could start that process … City Manager Clay Philips.

Per the 8/20/2013 draft statement, it is clear there was a strong motivation to get Jim Maher to publicly state that HE WAS NOT going to run for Mayor or City Council. The most likely source for this effort is again City Manager Philips and/or the full-time Mayor of Escondido, Sam Abed. Both had/have financial reasons to not want Maher to run. If the Mayor lost his seat, he would lose his full-time salary and retirement. If “Mayor Maher” were to take over, Manager Philips days would be numbered. And we don’t know yet what Jim Maher knows about Clay Philips, or what secrets are hiding within City Hall? And if full-time Mayor Abed did not know his Staff was doing this … how could he not? And if he did know? What relationship was there between the alleged breach of the original agreement and the City authored statement of 8/20/2013? How would the statement resolve the breach? Or was the entire “severance” process designed, from the beginning, to fire Jim Maher and keep him from running for elective office in Escondido? What is clear is that those who are responsible (or aware of) the 8/20/2013 statement, as well as any others who concocted the withholding of the $75,000, have in fact violated the California Elections Code Section 18205, in that their actions attempted to yield, the self-prohibition of Jim Maher from running for elective office in Escondido. How is it in any way moral, let alone legal, for City employees (which include elected officials) to use public tax dollars to manipulate city elections?

‘Smoking Gun?’ Cont. on Page 9

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The Paper • Page 4 • October 09, 2014 Sheriff’s Department Needs Help

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Public Hearing on Immigration Facillity Rescheduled to October 15

The Public Hearing appealing the Planning Commission decision regarding the Immigration Facility previously scheduled for October 22, 2014, has been rescheduled to October 15, 2014, per City Council direction at the September 24th meeting. Juvenile Fall Victim

Be on the lookout for Tyler Brett Love. He is wanted on charges of burglary, theft and buying or receiving a stolen vehicle. Love is known to frequent Oceanside and Vista. Anyone with information on Love's whereabouts is urged to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 5808477. You could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via

On Monday, September 29th, at approximately 9:45 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to a report of a juvenile that had fallen out of a third story balcony in the 2300 block of Altisma Way in Carlsbad.

Police Officers arrived on scene as well as the Carlsbad Fire Department and located a fourteen year old female lying on the ground underneath a balcony. The juvenile was conscious and breathing at the time emergency personnel arrived. The Carlsbad Fire Department provided medical aid to the juvenile and ultimately transported the juvenile to Children’s Hospital in San Diego.

‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 16

Caped Crusader to solve yet another positively perplexing problem?

Man About Town

BATMAN was upset!

Batgirl wouldn’t ride in the Batmobile unless it has a working air conditioning system. With triple-digit temperatures, who could blame the poor crimefighter? As we all know, the Batmobile is kept in a secret cave near Bruce Wayne’s mansion, which is near Gotham City.

What we didn’t know is that Batman hired a klutz as a mechanic and he installed a vital component of the air conditioner upside down. Result? HOLY HOT AIR! The Bat Air Conditioner does not work! What to do? What masterly thoughts would come to the

There’s only one practical solution, Robin! Get the Batmobile to the only Auto Air Conditioning specialist in, or near, Gotham City.

Letters to the Editor

Hi Lyle,

I appreciate your endorsements for Ed Gallo and John Masson for Escondido City Council. They are both far better qualified than the other candidates to lead Escondido. And very important, they both have the right temperament to be a council member. Your commentary for "No" on Prop H is absolutely correct. Mr. Schlesinger is essentially black mailing the city with his treat of a $100 million lawsuit if he does not get his way.. Escondido would be in a terrible position to do any business or development with him. There may be a logical compromise in the future for the Country Club area, but I firmly believe it cannot happen with the present owner.

Batmobile be taken to Ronnie’s Service Center in Escondido at 207 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido.

Yes, there it was, in all its shining glory . . . t h e Batmobile, resting comfortably in one of the service bays at Ronnie’s Service C e n t e r w h i l e Ronnie’s top notch technicians poured over the Stately Vehicle, searching for any nefarious problems that they might solve.

GADZOOKS! In just a matter of minutes, Ronnie’s found the problem and re-installed the part correctly! COMFY COOL AIR! Once again, the caped crusader tipped his cowl to another CITIZEN who helped save the day. Ronnie Morris, now recognized as one of Batman’s official service providers, being the humble sort, just smiled that Texas smile of his and said, “Aw, shucks, it weren’t nothing. Today’s Batmobile at Ronnie’s We all have to do our part in Yes, Batman ordered that the fighting crime. I’m just glad I

As far as "The Paper" endorsement for Escondido Mayor, I strongly support Sam Abed to continue for another term. I know both candidates well and believe Sam will continue to be the best leader for our city. He does his very best to look carefully at all issues and represents the entire city well, both locally and within the County of San Diego. Best Regards,

Ken Manell Escondido, CA.

A Message to Voters in the Palomar Health District

Experience in leadership, collaboration and governance knowledge in health care is of prime importance in the upcoming Nov. 4th election for the Palomar Health Board of Directors.

I have had the honor and privilege of serving as an administrator for 24 years and a Board Member for the past 18 years for Palomar Health. At this critical time in the changing environment of health care in our, nation, state and county, now is not the time to risk losing the success of a well-functioning group of leaders that

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 9

Ronnie Morris, Batmobile Air Conditioning Expert

don’t have to wear a cowl and cape in all this hot weather.”

This all happened last Friday night, the final night of Cruisin’ Grand . . . where Batman had been persuaded to bring the Batmobile so ordinary citizens like you and me could see it. After all the repairs were done on the Batmobile, Ronnie, his wife, Diana, Batman, Robin, and Batgirl, were all seen enjoying a cold libation at Vinz, corner of Grand Avenue and Kalmia.

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‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 5


The Paper • Page 5 • October 09, 2014

‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 2

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Mayor Abed is back with his vague survey results. 1 Reply

Mayor Abed and Deputy Mayor Diaz just finished their interview on KPBS Mid-Day edition and Mayor Abed repeated his 78% satisfaction number that he revived at last Friday’s Mayoral Forum. I first heard about it a year ago (then it was 81%) and here’s what I wrote at the time. —————————————— ———-

The first time I heard about the Mayor’s survey was at the City Council meeting [almost two years ago] where Mr. Masson was appointed to fill Ms. Waldron’s seat. During that meeting, Mayor Abed said: They [the voters] elected us [the Council] to fulfill our promises to carry this city forward and we have been doing this. People are happy with this direction. We have 144,000 people there. The question was asked on a very

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‘Chuckles’ Cont. on Page 7

thorough poll that was done a couple of months ago “Do you support the City’s direction? Do you support the job done by the Mayor and City Council?” 81% said yes. Between fair and excellent, 81% said yes. 14% were unfavorable.

‘Man About Town,’ Cont. from Page 4

Why? Well, I admire a guy named Dr. Greg Hurt, a brilliant dentist located in San

I am confused by the mention of 144,000 people because I assume he’s not surveying the tiny tots and I do not know anyone who was contacted to take this survey. But let’s move on. Since the Mayor was not willing to give me any details on the survey when I asked him, I will have to reconstruct it based upon what the Mayor said at the meeting on the 12th. He mentions that 81% voted between fair and excellent. What does that mean? Well, when I think of surveys that include those two choices, I would guess the other two choices would be poor and good. That would mean people were asked Do you support the City’s direction? They could choose from poor, fair, good, excellent.

I don’t know about you, but if I was tallying up results using those four responses, I would split them into two groups: poor/fair and good/excellent.

‘Escondido2014.com’ Cont. on Page 8

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I love the cinnamon rolls at J&M Restaurant, 1215 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. They run $3.39 each and worth every penny. Baked fresh daily and they often sell out by noon. Order one (or two) from Katy, tell her The Man ABout Town sent you.

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Regretfully, I must announce that due to the number of articles and pictures that we receive regularly, we will be able to use only one picture per month, per organization. Space is always an issue. During the rest of October, I plan to use all the pictures I have been holding because of lack of space. Any received after today will be held for November, unless extra space is available. Your help in getting press releases to me as early as possible, at least two weeks in advance, is greatly appreciated. Then I can plan the columns in advance.

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Governor Brown Signs Legislation To Protect Seniors and Veterans

The growing demand for residential care centers for the elderly in California has grown significantly in the last three decades, without updated licensing requirements.

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed 10 new bills requiring residential care facilities for the elderly increase training requirements for care staff, tighten licensing and financial reporting requirements, and reestablish a program to provide property tax deferment to seniors and disabled persons.

Brown signed 21 bills to assist and recognize military veterans, including creating the first veterans cemetery in Orange County.

Assembly Bill 13 requires California public colleges and universities to update their

Social Butterfly The Paper • Page 6 • October 09, 2014

Soroptimist International of Vista recently welcomed three new members; each sponsored by a current member. Pictured, from l-r: Cherie Wilson with new member Brenda Pacheco; new member Dara Cerwonka with sponsor, Allison Metzler; Diane Favazzo with sponsor, Marge Swacker, and club President Dee Dee Timmons. Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in their own communities and around the world. The Vista club holds luncheon meetings the first Friday each month in Vista, plus a monthly “Meet & Mingle Happy Hour” with guest speakers every third Tuesday at 5pm at Old Spaghetti Factory in San Marcos. The club is seeking to expand into the San Marcos and Escondido communities. For more info, visit soroptimistvista.org.

Members of G F W C Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) recently toured Casa de Amparo, a nonprofit organization recognized as a major force in the field of child abuse prevention, to see how our members could further support Casa. The “ T w i s t e d Stitchers,” CWONC’s quilting and knit-crochet group, will be donating handmade aprons to the New D i r e c t i o n s Program.

Members also will be creating scrapbook pages for the CASA Counselors to finish off with photos for the kids/teens as they leave the facility. If you would like to donate new/like new cookbooks and/or Pictured l-r: Linda Bridges, Cheryl Prater, Rebecca Buchen, Beryl Price, Kathleen King, Theresa Grigg, scrapbook sup& Lisa Pratte plies, donations Donations Solicited for can be dropped off on October Cookbooks and/or 13th at the San Marcos Senior Scrapbook Supplies Center, 111 Richmar, San

admission policies to prevent veterans from losing their GI Bill benefits while attending college.

AB 1589 requires elections officials to deliver electronic ballots to military and overseas voters, eliminating the requirement that these voters renew their email address every two years.

Another bill allows the courts to create a diversionary treatment program for veterans who commit misdemeanors, and are suffering from servicerelated trauma, drug-abuse, or PTSD. This legislation will make notable improvements in the lives of veterans and California’s elderly.

Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos, Escondido, and Vista.

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AB 1447 will help get California moving, save gas and reduce pollution

For most of us, the automobile remains our only effective means of transportation. In a state as autodependent as ours, it makes sense to do all we can to see that traffic moves safely and efficiently, with the least environmental impact possible.

Multiple studies have shown that synchronizing traffic lights will have a huge impact on travel times and congestion. Less widely known is its effect on air pollution. Fewer cars idling at intersections will mean less pollution pouring into the atmosphere. In an effort to reduce gridlock and improve air quality, Los Angeles recently synchronized all of its traffic lights, becoming the first major city in the world to do so. Experts estimate that the new system will allow Los Angeles motorists to drive

Marcos, between 6pm & 7pm. Questions: Contact Linda at donations@cwonc.org or visit www.cwonc.org. (Photo by Thoralinda Soyland)

Several members of the Woman’s Club of Vista recently received Beach Bash T-shirts and HMLA369 “Gunfighter” Mugs as thankyou mementos for the assistance they gave to the very successful Camp Pendleton Beach Bash, with attendance of 600, honoring the 369-Helicopter Squadron. The City of Vista, which has adopted this particular squadron, currently is looking for additional Vista organizations or clubs to get involved also. If there is interest in participating in this highly regarded project, please contact the City of Vista. www.womansclubofvista.org. Pictured are l-r: Judy Pantazo, Fran Jensen, Carol Abel, and Nancy Jones

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faster, consume less fuel, and save an estimated million metric tons of emissions. Accidents should also be significantly reduced.

That’s why I introduced Assembly Bill 1447. The bill makes local traffic synchronization projects eligible for state funding through an existing environmental program designed to reduce pollution. No additional revenues will be needed; no taxes will be raised. Traffic synchronization projects will simply become eligible to access funding that already exists.

AB 1447 will help get California moving again. It is an important step that protects the environment and reduces congestion in a sensible, cost-effective way. I am pleased to report that AB 1447, which passed both houses of the Legislature with wide, bi-partisan support, was signed into law by Governor Brown on September 26.


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High School Dance Team will have a fundraiser all day on Friday, October 10th, at the Fro Yo Yogurt store on Twin Oaks in San Marcos, then another fundraiser at Rita's on San Marcos Boulevard on November 13th. Their Fall Show at the high school will be on December 5th and 6th. For more information about the Dance Team, visit the www.smusd.org website.

Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday – Faith Lutheran School’s annual rummage sale is Saturday, October 11, from 7am to 12noon. Gather your unwanted items to sell in the parking lot at 700 E. Bobier Drive, Vista. For just $15 you can reserve your space or you can donate items to the general sale with pro-

ceeds to benefit the 7th and 8th ‘grade trip to Washington, DC. Items for donation will be accepted at the school. Unsold items will be donated to a charity after the sale. Call the school office for more information at 760.724.7700.

Saturday, Escondido Democrats to Discuss Propositions - State and local propositions will be the topic at the October meeting of Escondido Democrats. The group will hear presentations on the state propositions facing voters November 4; and proponents of Escondido Proposition H, which would allow development of the Escondido Country Club golf course, will present their case. Those opposing the proposition were invited to present but declined. The meeting is sched-

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certainly some or all of these conditions at work in nearly every public school district, the answer is to address them through citizen involvement-not choking off funding. Because, in the end, it is the students and society at large who suffers.

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

The Escondido Union School District is asking taxpayers to approve a bond measure that will add approximately $112 per year to the average property tax bill. That works out to $9, roughly the price of a decent lunch at any of our local restaurants, per month.

The case for Proposition E

to introduction first My Proposition E was while attending a community forum intended to acquaint attendees with candidates and ballot measures we will be voting on in November. I must confess that when it came to E, I had more questions when I left than I did when I arrived. Closer study has made the reasons for the initiative clear to me.

Our public school systems in general, and Escondido’s in particular, often get a bad rap from people who suffer from ideological myopia, trotting out the tried and true canards of administrative waste, labor union control, and dysfunctional curriculum standards. While there is almost

According to a needs assessment commissioned by the district, over $340 million is needed to meet all the facilities needs in the district--$167 million of which are deemed critical.

These needs include things as basic as plumbing and electrical upgrades, roof repair, and so on, to technology infrastructure, which is sorely lacking--understandably so when you consider that its oldest schools were built in the 1930s. The specter of Sandy Hook, Columbine, Kelly School and so many other tragic incidents of the past has also created a necessity to alter campus design and fencing to improve school security.

People who oppose giving public schools any additional money to

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The Sage of Middle America

William Allen White was a renowned American newspaper editor, politician, author, leader of the Progressive movement and an important spokesman for Middle America. Born on Jan. 29, 1868, in Emporia, Kansas, White attended the College of Emporia and the University of Kansas, and in 1892 started work as an editorial writer at The Kansas City Star. Three years later White bought the Emporia Gazette for $3,000. He developed a friendship with President Theodore Roosevelt in the 1890s that lasted until Roosevelt's death in 1919. He helped Roosevelt form the Progressive (Bull-Moose) Party in

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1912, in opposition to the conservative forces surrounding incumbent Republican President William Howard Taft. With his warm sense of humor, articulate editorial pen, and common-sense approach to life, White soon became known throughout the nation as the outspoken country editor. His Gazette editorials were widely reprinted; he wrote syndicated stories on politics; and he published many books, including biographies of Woodrow Wilson and Calvin Coolidge. White was a reporter at the post World War I Treaty of Versailles Conference in 1919 and a strong supporter of Woodrow Wilson's proposal for the League of Nations. The League went into operation but the U.S. never joined. During the 1920s, White was critical of both the isolationism and the conservatism of the Republican Party.

In 1924, angered by the emergence of the Ku Klux Klan in the state, he made an unsuccessful run for Kansas Governor. In 1936, he was an early supporter of the Republican presidential nominees, Alf Landon of Kansas, and Wendell Willkie in 1940. However, White was on the liberal wing of the Republican Party and wrote many editorials praising the New Deal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. White won a 1923 Pulitzer Prize

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uled at 10am, Saturday, October 11, at the Democratic campaign office, 431 N. Escondido Blvd. The meeting is open to everyone at no charge. Light refreshments will be served. On-site parking is free. For additional information, telephone 760.740.8595, email communications@escondidodems.org, or visit www.escondidodems.org.

Autumn Romance Dinner Dance in Carlsbad – You’re invited to a romantic Fall evening for couples and singles in the elegant President’s Ballroom at the new Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, 6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, on Sunday, October 12, from 5-8pm. The evening starts with a fun dance lesson, a formal dinner, then dancing. Mix and mingle as you dance to favorite swing, latin and ballroom tunes by DJ Chase “TacTik” Gomez. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Admission is $30/person, all inclusive. No host beer and wine available. Attire is Cali-formal. Get tickets at www.DancerLover.com. For more info, call or text Christy Johnson at 760.580.0116 or email catalystchristy@gmail.com. Annual Craft Fair on Friday/Saturday, October 17-18 – The Artisans of the First United Methodist Church will be holding its 18th Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, October 17, from 1:30pm to 8pm, and Saturday, October 18, from 8am to 1:30pm, at 341 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido. There will be handcrafted items for gifts, for holidays and your home, plus Bargain Specials. Don’t miss “Grama’s Kitchen” with many tasty items including famous jams, peanut brittle, pickles, home-baked goodies and lots more. This event is sponsored by United Methodist Women’s Artisans, and benefits Women and Children’s Missions around the world. For more information and directions go to www.fumcesc.com. A Chicken Pot Pie Dinner for $10/person will be served on Friday, with seating times at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30pm. Call Glenna for reservations 760.743.8979.

Writers Read at Fallbrook Library Presents Helen Pruden Kaufmann – On Tuesday, October 14, from 6pm-7:30pm, Writers Read will present San Diego author, Helen Pruden Kaufmann who will discuss her memoir, “White Gloves and Collards.” This event will be held at the Fallbrook Library community room. Growing up in North Carolina along with the civil rights movement, Kaufmann’s story is one of personal loss amid social revolution. The book will be available for sale and signing. The author’s presentation is preceded by open mic, and members of the public are invited to bring their original poetry and short prose to read. Short prose is a maximum of six minutes reading time. The Fallbrook Library is located at 124 S. Mission Road.

28th Annual Craft Fair and Carnival on October 17 and 18 – This is a two-day craft fair with more than 60 local artisans selling children’s items, home décor, holiday décor, jewelry, clothes, and other crafts – a great place to get one-of-akind “pinterest-like items and start your holiday shopping. This funfilled event also includes a bake sale, opportunity drawing, and on Friday from 5-7pm, a Children’s Carnival. Enjoy a meal with your family at the Gourmet Food Truck Fest on Friday. This is one of only two big fundraisers for the preschool, and all funds raised at the Craft Fair are used to upgrade and maintain the preschool’s playground and provide additional support to the classrooms.

On Friday, October 17, the hours are from 9am to 6pm, with the Children’s Carnival from 5pm-7pm; and on Saturday, October 18, the event runs from 9am to 1pm, at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, 17010 Pomerado Road, San Diego, 92128. Contact the RBCPC preschool at 858.487.0824 or www.rbcpcpreschool.org/craft-fair.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair Coming Soon - The Artisans of the First United Methodist Church will be holding their 18th Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, October 17 (1:30pm to 8pm) and Saturday, October 18, (8am to 1:30pm) at 341 S. Kalma Street, Escondido. There will be handcrafted items for gifts, the holidays and your home, plus Bargain Specials. Don’t miss “Grama’s Kitchen” with many tasty items including famous jams, peanut brittle, pickles, homebaked goodies, and lots more. This event is sponsored by United Methodist Women’s Artisans, and benefits Women and Children’s Missions around the world. For more information and directions go to www.fumcesc.com. A delicious Chicken Pot Pie Dinner for $10 per person will be served on Friday, with seating times at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30pm. Call Glenna for reservations at 760.743.8979.

Free Women’s Health Symposium in Carlsbad – Tri-City Medical Center will hold its 3rd annual free “Heroes in Heels” Women’s Health Symposium on Saturday, October 18, from 8am to 2pm at the Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad 92009. The event will include lectures on women’s health from leading Tri-City affiliated physicians, a beauty bar, skin cancer screenings, spa treatments, breast health exhibits, free CPR training, and boutique fashion. Presentation topics include incontinence (Potty Talk for Grown-ups); aging well (Looking Your Best at Any Age); infertility (Beyond the Birds & and the Bees); beating migraines (Migraines: Myths & Treatments); and colorectal cancer (Things Your Mother Never Told You About Aging). Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Becky Orozco at 760.940.5780 or orozcobr@tcmc.com. For more info about Tri-City Medical Center and Healthcare District, visit www.tricitymed.org. “Kick for the Cure” at Welk’s Resort – On Saturday, October 18, there will be an exclusive Foot Golf event with three starts, 8am, 12noon, and 4pm, at Welk Resort, 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido. Cost is $29/person and includes $20 donation to Rally for the Cure, 18 holes of Foot Golf, Rally goody bag. Prizes for on-course contests, kicking contest, team costume contest. Also available will be BBQ Hamburgers and Hot Dogs, inflatable jump house, activities for kids. Above and beyond the Rally fees, 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For more information, call the Pro Shop at 760.749.322, or visit welkresorts.com. The Susan G. Komen promise is “To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.” For more info, visit komen.org or call 1-800-GO.KOMEN.

Horse Heritage Festival to Celebrate Rural Roots – On Sunday, October 19, expect a funfilled family event day at Walnut Grove Park in San Marcos where the Twin Oaks Valley Equestrian Association and the San Marcos Historical Society presents the Horst Heritage Festival and the 8th Annual Poker Ride & Stride. Saddle your horse, leash your pooch, or lace up your sneakers for a ride or hike in the 3-mile “Ride & Stride.” The route takes you along Twin Oaks Valley’s

quiet and horse-friendly trail system. Check in at 8:30am; start at 9am. Proceeds from the Ride improve the public horse show grounds at Walnut Grove Park. “Trainers for TERI” will benefit the TERI Therapeutic Riding Program. For more info, visit www.HelpTheHorsePark.com. Following the “Ride & Stride,” family fun activities abound from 10-3pm. There will be pony rides, petting corral, frontier games, horsemanship demonstrations, Heritage Park activities and museum, pumpkin patch, crafts, BBQ, food, music, and more. There will also be the San Marcos Arts Council’s “Chickens on Parade” live auction. For information, call 760.744.9128 or email patty@pathfinderfarm.com. Congressman Duncan Hunter, Guest Speaker at TERC Meeting – On Monday, October 20th, Congressman Duncan D. Hunter will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) meeting. He will provide a summary of up-to-date information on the most important Federal issues. Congressman Hunter represents California’s 50th Congressional District, consisting mainly of East and North San Diego County and the city of Temecula in Riverside County. The meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Checkin begins at 11:15am, with the buffet luncheon service at 11:45am. The meeting begins promptly at noon and concludes at 1pm. Reservations are necessary. Cost is $14/person. RSVP by calling 760.807.5827. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com.

“Getting On With It,” a comedy, to be presented in Vista – The Sisterhood Theatre will present “Getting On With It,” a comedy about life, love and letting go, on Wednesday, October 22, at the McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. The performance is at 11am with a 2-for-1 buffet served at 12noon. $4/seniors 60+; $6 all others. Lunch reservations are required by October 21; call 760.639.6162. Buffet includes Citrus Chicken, Cheese Enchilada, Spanish Rice, Fiesta Veggies, Santa Fe Salad, Apple Pie, and milk.

San Marcos Rotary Club to Host Benefit Golf Tourney - The Rotary Club of San Marcos charity golf tournament will be held at the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos on Thursday, October 23, with a 12:45pm shotgun start. Cost is $125 per player through September 26th and includes use of the driving range, lunch, tee package, golf, and BBQ dinner. Fun, on-course contests, a silent auction, and raffle with great prizes will also take place. Benefitting partners are Mission Hills High School Football Boosters, San Marcos High QB Club and San Marcos Boys & Girls Club. Entries are still being accepted, however space is limited. Registration for players and sponsorship opportunities are available on-line through at www.sanmarcosrotary.org. Call 760.518.2035 for more information.

Learn How to Make Mosaic Birdbath – On Saturday, Oct 25th, from 1–5pm, the instructor Kate O’Brien will teach you the basics of creating a mosaic on any surface, but specifically at this meeting how to make a mosaic birdbath. Please bring a 10” or 12” terracotta saucer. You will be applying mosaic pieces to the saucer, creating your own design or use designs provided. This workshop will be at Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace, Vista, above Brengle Terrace Park. Cost of $25 includes all mosaic materials and tools ($20 for AVBG members), and a $3 garden entry fee. Pre-payment is required - send check to Alta Vista Gardens, 200 Civic Center Drive, c/o Recreation Community Services

Dept., Vista, CA 92084. Class limited to 12 people. For information and/or to RSVP, email clee@altavistagardens.com.

“Autumn Fantasy” Fundraiser for ALNC – The Assistance League of North Coast (ALNC) will be holding an “Autumn Fantasy” fundraiser on Saturday, October 25, from 10:30am to 1pm, at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad. There will be silent and live auctions, entertainment, luncheon, and celebrity MC. Tickets are $90/person. Call 760.722.2286 or visit www.alnc.org. Assistance League of North Coast – We’re all about kids!

North Coast Symphony Presents “Orchestrafest” Concert – On Sunday, October 26, at 2:30pm, and Tuesday, October 28, at 7:30pm, the North Coast Symphony will present its Fall concert “Orchestrafest.” Both events will be held at the Seacoast Community Church, 1050 Regal Road, Encinitas (760.753.3003). Featured selections are Tchaikovsky’s Cymphony #6 (Pathetique), Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni, and the Brahms Double Concerto in A minor. Soloists are Joyce Lai and Ian Clarke. Tickets available at the door: $10/general; $8/seniors/students/military; $25/family max. More information is available from the orchestra website at www.northcoastsympho-

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Counting all responses but poor as a sign that people are “happy” is not reporting the results accurately. (I’ve been studying an unrelated survey that gives people 1 2 3 4 5; I’m considering all the 3s as neutral.) Since the Mayor refuses to tell us anything about the survey, we can only guess. Here’s a couple possibilities:

Let’s say we split the 81% equally among fair, good and excellent — each would get 27 points. That means unfavorable (poor/fair) gets 41% (he said 14% were unfavorable) while favorable (good/excellent) gets 54%. Not exactly the resounding 81% support that the Mayor reported. But then again, it could have been that only 15% answered excellent and another 15% good. That would leave 51% saying the City’s direction was fair. Along with the 14% that said poor, you’d have very different survey results: 30% favorable, 65% unfavorable. So as you can see, until the Mayor releases the actual breakdown of responses, as well as how many people were surveyed and where they came from, it is impossible to know the real numbers and their validity. (It’s also worth remembering that this survey was done a year ago [now two years ago in 2014] — and a lot has happened since then.) The results of political surveys

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for his editorial "To an Anxious Friend," published July 27, 1922. In his novels and short stories, White developed his idea of the small town as a metaphor for understanding social change and for preaching the necessity of community. White opposed chain stores and mail order firms as a threat to the business owner on Middle America’s small town Main Street. The Great Depression shook his faith in a cooperative, selfless, middle-class America. White concluded that democracy inevitably lacked direction. He felt President Roosevelt’s New Deal during the 1930’s was “baffling.”

The last quarter century of White's life was spent as an unofficial national spokesman for Middle America. This led President Franklin Roosevelt to ask White to help generate public support for the Allied nations prior to America's entry into World War II. Sometimes referred to as the “Sage of Emporia,” he continued to write editorials for the Gazette until his death in 1944. He also was a founding editor of the Book of the Month Club along with longtime friend Dorothy Canfield.

White visited six of the seven continents at least once in his long life. Due to his fame and success, he received 10 honorary degrees from universities, including one from Harvard.

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repair or upgrade facilities either cite cutting waste or relying on state funding to come up with the money to effect the necessary work. Given the size and scope of needs in the district, it’s impossible for me to divine where you could eliminate enough waste from a $171 million budget. And, to do so would require either putting off critical needs for years while stockpiling the money--running the risk of losing ground to inflation in the process—or addressing them in a piecemeal approach. As for state funding, forget it. Public school districts statewide have begun to resort to bond issues as the sole source of capital improvement beyond general fund budgets in the knowledge of the fact that the state fund that is supposed to provide matching funds is virtually broke. There is no money coming from Sacramento, and what little is in the piggy bank ends up going to giant districts like Los Angeles Unified.

Real estate professionals know that property values are always positively impacted by school quality. And, nothing says “good schools” to the casual observer like campuses that look like the people in charge—and that’s all of us-- care. I am voting “yes” on Proposition E. I hope you will join me.

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Clearly it is illegal for ANYONE to induce, extort, etc , any individual to either become or WITHDRAW as a candidate. To use City dollars for this purpose rises to a level of political and public corruption that has rarely been seen. (City of Bell, CA may be a similar abuse of power, authority and resources.)

It should be noted that Jim Maher has recently filed both a claim (which was denied) and a lawsuit against the City of Escondido, to recover the withheld $75,000, on the grounds that the City breached the “Severance Agreement.” If in fact Maher was/is the victim of a criminal conspiracy, the City would then be liable for significantly more than the amount in question, not including punitive damages. And any individuals involved in such a conspiracy, would most likely be personally liable for their criminal acts. And those convicted, would forfeit their contracts, benefits, and pensions. It is obvious that the San Diego County District Attorney, who has known about these specific allegations since last year,

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have made Palomar Health the highly respected and recognized District Health System in the southwestern United States.

With one of the most technically advanced “Hospital of the Future,” the new Palomar Medical Center, one of three acute care facilities, affiliated with other leading organizations like the Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Health, and Radys’ Childrens, shows the broad reach of the strategic efforts and industry collaboration. Three of the current members are running for re-election and will assure continued vision, foresight, and oversight of a large system of an extremely well qualified Medical Staff of over 600 physicians, 3600 nurses and other professionals in a high quality, safety focused patient centered care. These three members are all personally responsive to you, the public, and carry no allegiance to any special interest group. They are very well qualified individually and provide a diverse approach to challenges facing the Board. Along with the remaining

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Directors Steve Yerxa, Bruce Krider and Jerry Kaufman will serve you well during the next four challenging years. As far as the fourth vacant seat, Dr. Marcelo Rivera is experienced and his past service was exemplary. I want to thank you for your support, trust and confidence in my service as a trustee over the past 18 years.

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I read your "We Don't Like Bullies" commentary in this issue of The Paper. Man, what a jerk! You did good, old buddy. You warned the people and told them they could do something about it. Proud to know you, sir! Kent Ballard

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should immediately act on this evidence and investigate.

The City of Escondido settled a similar abuse of its illegal involvement in a City election (Harmon vs. City of Escondido), but apparently has not learned from those misdeeds and the subsequent settlement. The FPPC should look into the repeated violations of the Elections Code by City Officials. Let us hope that the “disinfectant of sunlight” and a thor-

ough criminal investigation, will once and for all, keep the City of Escondido from interfering with elections and candidates and from attempting to do so in the future. So there you have it.

A story that could, and probably should, change the landscape of Escondido politics and governance substantially.

And largely because of those unsung heroes . . . the “reliably informed sources”, the “watch-

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The Paper • Page 12 • October 09, 2014 Columbia Circuit Court struck down part of the FCCs “network neutrality” rules on a technicality. The FCC is re-writing those rules at present.

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NETWORK NEUTRALITYWhat it Means to You

The FCC’s “network neutrality” rules mandate that ISPs (Internet Service Providers) deliver Internet content to subscribers (ISP customers like you and me) in the same manner regardless of the source. They may offer us (subscribers) choices in delivery speed and charge us accordingly, but under “network neutrality” rules they cannot charge Internet “content providers” for carrying their data nor can they offer “special service” at a price. All content whether it be from Amazon.com, Netflix, Skype or Aunt Edith’s recipes must travel at the same speed across the Internet and into your home. “Network neutrality” means that ISPs must treat all content exactly the same and at no cost to the “content provider.” In January of 2014 the District of

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Lyle,

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Your Commentary in "The Paper" was a breath of fresh air and has given the Vote NO on Proposition H supporters encouragement. It is difficult for us to compete for story line with our limited budget.

I wish to thank you for myself and all the Vote No on H supporters. Thanks Again,

Mike Slater ECCHO President Vote No On H Campaign Thanks

Lyle, I just wanted to thank you for your brilliant analysis of the issues and actions of all of those involved in the ECC mess. Your piece is the best summary I have seen yet. Thank you! /s/Rick Elkin Escondido, CA.

NO on Prop H

I have been a resident of W.

The ISPs (Cox, Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner etc) hate “network neutrality” and would love to be able to offer premium speed at a price to the major Internet content providers like Netflix. Their motivation is simple. They want to charge “content providers” as well as subscribers. Heavy bandwidth users like Netflix are not averse to paying for faster, more reliable service if it will improve the user experience for its streaming video customers. Netflix has already begun paying “tolls” to Comcast for preferred service and is negotiating with other ISPs for preferential treatment. Nearly everyone but the ISPs is in favor of “network neutrality.” It is feared that if the ISP monopolies are allowed to sell preferential treatment to large corporate “content providers,” the rest will be treated like second class citizens. Under “network neutrality” the Internet is an open forum. Everyone is treated equally; the Internet is not for sale. Eliminating “network neutrality” would change all that and the Internet could become the exclusive bailiwick of corporate giants who would control Internet content. There is an analog to the current Internet debate in the hundred year history of broadcast media. In the early days of radio the air-

Country Club Lane since 1991. Since H is a private proposal, the developer would not have to adhere to the provisions of the "CEQA"-California Environmental Quality ActMost developers in San Diego are required to develop new projects under these guidelines. The act requires full traffic, school, and environmental impact studies prior to a project going forward. This has NOT been done on H. Traffic on W. CC Lane from Nutmeg to El Norte connection, and Firestone to El Norte. -These streets were built before CSSM 12,000 students, Mission Hills H.S., and CC Lane, is used a cut thru street, for traffic backed on the 78 , El Norte Parkway W., and 4 other schools in the area.

The CC Lane is 26' from my front door., It was quiet when cart lane (25MPH)was used., now traffic runs over 40 MPH, and I have witnessed several close accidents with pedestrians trying to cross. I urge all environmentalist and citizens to Vote No on H and this would require developer to operate under CEQA-as most developers in San Diego are required to do. /s/Dave Dufek, Escondido CC area

A Question for the Mayor

I, like you, think Escondido is a

waves were uncontrolled. Anyone could set up a radio station and start broadcasting. It was pure information and communication. By the 1920s broadcasters began to recognize the revenue potential of advertising. By the early 1930s the FCC had been created and began doling out bandwidth to big companies like RCA while shutting down thousands of smaller stations. Radio morphed into TV and a few large companies today control the content. If you have a message you want the World to see you can pay $8 million dollars a minute for a Super Bowl slot, or you can post it on the Internet for nothing.

lions lobbying Washington to stop or weaken the FCCs new rules on “network neutrality.” The major “content providers” are standing on the sidelines waiting to see how it goes.

great place to live and raise a family. My wife and I moved to Escondido from Lemon Grove in 1976. We raised 3 great kids here, built our dream home and would never consider moving away. Having said that, I want you to know that while reading the latest edition of The Paper, volume 44-No. 39, one of the answers that you gave in the mayoral contest interview peeked my interest. A few years ago, in order to save money, you shut down the East Valley Parkway library. Now you want to expand the library with a “focus on technology and education, not a social gathering site”. I think that’s a great idea except: 1. There is NO library there to expand upon, unless you mean the one little room with a computer in it that isn’t even open Monday through Friday. The sign on the building I must admit does say Gymnasium and Library, maybe that’s the part you want to expand upon.

2. There are a lot of kids around the building and gym which is nice. Seeing as how you let the library go from Public Library to a Charter school with a huge gym, I think gathering and socializing sort of go hand in hand. I’ll give you the credit on that one. After all anyone can change their mind.

The Internet is chaotic and a little dangerous, a bit like the Wild West. But the Wild West is a part of our American character and so is tolerating the kind of uncertainty and chaos that freedom brings with it. The FCC will establish new rules governing “network neutrality” later this year. The ISPs are spending mil-

The man responsible for rewriting the FCC “network neutrality” rules is Tom Wheeler. Appointed to head the FCC by President Obama in 2013, Wheeler was a major fund raiser and personal contributor to Obama’s campaigns. He is a Washington insider and past lobbyist for the cable and communications industry. There is little in his background to suggest any sensitivity to the needs of consumers.

The Internet is the last great soap box for the people and great avenue for innovation and creativity. If our Government collaborates with the ISPs to sell access to the highest bidder, we will sacrifice more of our freedom to the pursuit of profit under the guise of improved safety and order.

I certainly could be wrong but, it seems that in almost all of the interviews you give as the Mayor of Escondido, somewhere in the answers you say either, I can’t remember, I don’t know, or you just seem to come up with some false statement. Do you really think that the average person who lives in Escondido and pays a little attention doesn’t see how you operate? Please, let us all know how you plan on expanding the nonexisting East Valley Parkway library?

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 13


The Paper • Page 13 • October 09, 2014

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 12 Thanks

/s/Craig Stamper Escondido, CA.

Editor’s Note: In all fairness to Mayor Abed, he was referring to the downtown library at 2nd and Kalmia.

“We plan on expanding the E. Valley Parkway library to focus on technology and education, not a social gathering site but a place to learn.

We also plan on working, as we have been championing for some time, the building of a new state-of-the-art library . . . at our existing library location, but greatly expanded via remodeling. Education is important to me . . . such a library would do wonders toward helping to educate our community. “

Since the interview addressed the two libraries in sequence, we can understand how you could easily misinterpret the Mayor’s remarks. Editing Error

This is my first message to your paper, and I would like to start by letting you know how much I always enjoy your paper. I also want to know where the end or Olgta Diaz's interview is, and then comment on your interview with Sam Abed.

Editor’s Note: Somewhere between here and our printer a graphic was placed that covered up the last four words of Olga’s interview. They were: ”for the Mayor’s race.” The complete sentence should have read ‘I would hope that carries over to an endorsement for the Mayor’s race.’ Our apologies.

Up until now I have liked most of what I have heard about both of the candidates for mayor. Your interview with Sam Abed revealed a real area of concern as to his being elected. The end of your interview with Olga Diaz might have informed me if the concern should extend to her as well.

For many years now I have watched the City opt for crimminal prosecution over civil action where ever possible to intimidate the "offending" resident into settling for the City's approach. To hear the wouldbe leader of the resolution to this issue say that he is trying to remain neutral so that he can broker a mediation between ECCHO and STIR is ridiculous! By not pursuing enforcement action for prior violations, the City is allowing STIR to maximize its already considerable leverage against the residents Sam Abed wants to vote for him.

The only proper way for the City to proceed is to pursue the violations that have already occurred with the same aggression they have consistently used against most residents, and leave STIR to propose an acceptable use to the City on his own. If he can afford to try to intimidate the city, he should be able to afford to petition it!

As to Olga Diaz's position for the hispanic community, I have watched for years while the EPD seems to always up their DUI checkpoints on roads more likely to be used by the Hispanic community and rarely down at the south end of the city. They also seem to routinely feel the need to have two or more patrol cars respond to what appears to be even the most routine stops of minorities. These actions may not accurately reflect the "mindset" of the department, but they are the kind of subtle messages that result in a deeprooted split in the community such as was recently seen in Ferguson. /s/Lou Bruno Escondido, CA.

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So if you like good food, dancing and available partners give it a try with the Widows & Widowers Club. Call Eva at 760.758.8928 for information and how you try it out. /s/William Hart Carlsbad, CA

Mayor’s Race

I hope this will help you not to endorse Olga Diaz.

Back a few years ago when Olga first ran for City Council when the Escondido City Council wanted to make land lords accountable for renting to illegal immigrants. During those Council meetings Olga would get up and start yelling at Marie Waldron and pointing her finger at Marie "I want your job" and Olga was asked to leave the meeting.

Olga did this at many council meetings and was given the name "the mouth from the south," and outside of the council meeting during those times Olga was met by two Latino groups that are always around Olga in public view.

Olga did run against Marie and lost and lost badly. The next time Olga ran for Council member Olga ran against a much weajer Council member and won.

Olga is not for the people of Escondido Olga is for the Latino people of Escondido and illegal immigrants. Maybe Olga should us Google and learn the meaning of the word “illegal.” Thank you.

Robin Solomon Escondido, CA.

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USHERS: The only people in the parish who don't know the seating capacity of a pew.

Little known facts about the Catholic Church in Las Vegas : There are more churches in Las Vegas than casinos. During Sunday services at the offertory, some worshippers contribute casino chips as opposed to cash.

Some are sharing their winnings - some are hoping to win. Since they get chips from so many different casinos, and they are worth money, the Catholic churches are required to send all the chips into the diocese for sorting. Once sorted into the respective casino chips, one junior priest takes the chips and makes the rounds to the casinos turning chips into cash. And he, of course, is known as The Chip Monk. This information Catholics only.

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It must not be divulged to non-Catholics.

The less they know about our rituals and top secret code words, the better off they are.

‘Escondido2014.com’ Cont. from Page 8

can be powerful, so we all should be skeptical when we see them. I would suggest that until the Mayor is willing to give the specifics on who, what, where, when and how, he should stop saying that 81% of the City’s residents are “happy” with the work he’s overseen. We should have no faith in his opinion poll unless he’s willing to back it up with facts. This column is a reprint from the blog known as Escondido2014.com, written by Pat Mues.

You can read all of her comments by going to that website address.

‘Smoking Gun?’ Cont. from Page 11

dogs,” the “concerned citizens,” the “honest city staff” who care about their city and its government and want everything to be open, honest, and clean; they all came forward and provided information so that we can keep you informed as to what is really going on at city hall. I would love to thank them publicly and personally but for reasons cited earlier, I cannot reveal their names. Careers are at stake, possible retribution would await them.

But, they know who they are and they know how much we honor and appreciate their courage and strength in coming forward with critical information that our Escondido taxpayers need to know. Well done!

Because of the critical issues raised in this edition of The Paper, we are going to defer our endorsement for the Escondido Mayor’s elective office until at least next week. Frankly, we want to see what either one, or both, of the Mayoral candidates will do, given the information they now have. Or what they will not do.

It appears to us that there has been a violation of the Election Code and, quite possibly, a criminal conspiracy involving extortion, and using taxpayer money in the process.

This is a time for firm leadership and holding supposedly responsible individuals in positions of leadership accountable for their actions.

The ball is now in the court of both public opinion and in the hands of the candidates. By their actions ye shall know them.

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We Don’t Like Bullies!

Mr. Michael Schlessinger came to town, bought the Country Club property, shut it down, fenced it off, dumped chicken manure in a blatant (and stupid) attempt to intimidate Country Club homeowners, tried to further intimidate them with infringement lawsuits, of which he has already lost 22 of 24, and he has managed to irritate an entire community.

The way Measure H is written, quoting state law, “the submittal of proposals to a vote of the people of the state or of a particular community that does not involve a public agency sponsored initiative is not defined as a project under CEQA, and is therefor EXEMPT FROM CEQA’S ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROCESS (Emphasis added. See Page C-8, Section 1.3.2 of the initiative measure.) Under normal circumstances, this project would require the preparation of an EIR. The language of the measure is a clear signal that SITR is dodging CEQA and a full EIR. CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act

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VOTE BRUCE KRIDER for Board Member

Palomar Pomerado Health Trustees •Past Chairman • Current Board Member

Rascal is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2 year old, 13 pound, Domestic Short Hair cat.

EXPERIENCE COUNTS!

• Bruce Krider - 10 years serving Palomar Health • Our new hospital, one of the five most technologically advanced hospitals in the world brought to fruition by Bruce and the current trustees. • The Mayo Clinic has affiliated with Palomar, thanks to the efforts of Bruce and the current board.

Keep the current trustees: Bruce Krider Jerry Kaufman Stephan Yerxa

Would You Consider Helping Save Rescued Dogs by Fostering Them?

The Puppy Coalition Foundation rescues many dogs from regional kill shelters. These dogs are often rescued on their last day of life in these “shelters.” The recipe for providing a foster home for a rescued dog is simple:

1.) A little space for a doggie bed somewhere in your home. We will even provide a bed. 2.) Spend a little time with the dog to go out and do “their business” and get some exercise walking. We like to suggest at least 45 minutes over the course of the day. More is great.

These dogs are house-broken. 3.) Then add love. These dogs crave love because in the preceding months they have gotten little and they all yearn for close relationships with humans.

If Rascal was a human, he would be a California surfer dude. Very mellow and relaxed. Happy to chill out at home. He was transferred to Rancho Coastal Human Society through the FOCAS program. The $100 adoption fee for Rascal includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760753-6413 for more information. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.

The Pastor Says . . .

High School and on the Home Owners Association Board of Meadow Creek Ranch while employed at New Song Community Church. Along with pastoring the new church, Jim is currently volunteering as the assistance cross country coach at Roosevelt Middle School.

The Puppy Coalition will provide dog food and handle veterinary needs.

We will work around your schedule to show the foster dogs to those who may be interested and potential adopters.

We believe that you will find it personally rewarding helping a rescued dog to get a fresh start in a new life. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to volunteer to help save some of these wonderful animals, call Bruce at 760-612-9156. When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. Thomas Jefferson

Carmen, a 3-year-old Domestic Short Hair mix, is an independent girl ready for the perfect family to love! Her beautiful tortoiseshell fur and bright green eyes make her quite the looker, and her personality is one of a kind. This pretty kitty loves to do things her own way. She can be cuddly and playful, but it’s all on her terms. There’s no pushing this independent lady! Carmen also has a cuddly side and loves to crawl into her humans lap to make herself right at home. Carmen is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society – Escondido Campus at 3450 East Valley Parkway, Escondido. To learn more about making Carmen part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.

Jim was recognized as the National Youth Pastor of the Year in 2010.

Pastor Hal Seed New Song Community Church, Oceanside

Largest Church Launch in Oceanside’s History

Last month, 289 people showed up for the very first service of Parkside Church. Records going back 20 years suggest that this may be the largest first-day attendance at a church in Oceanside’s history. . Parkside is meeting at Alamosa Park Elementary School (5130 Alamosa Park Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057).

Parkside is pastored by Rev. Jim Britts, a talented screenwriter (To Save a Life, Sony Pictures, 2010) and former youth pastor who has spent the past eleven years investing in Oceanside by serving as an assistant cross country coach at El Camino

Jim and his wife Rachel are a great asset to the city of Oceanside. They have three young children and a zest for life. Jim’s movie has prevented hundreds of student suicides. His three books (Jake’s Choice, All Or Nothing, and To Save A Life) continue to help students make better choices with their lives.

Parkside is a church rooted in Biblical Christianity and dedicated to helping people find hope in the Lord Jesus Christ. The church launched with a sermon series called, “Just Do It,” using the Old Testament book of Joshua. As Oceanside’s newest church, Parkside is worth checking out. Services are held Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. at Alamosa Park Elementary School (5130 Alamosa Park Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057). For more information call 760.560.5000 or visit

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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed

Over the past four years, hundreds of businesses have moved to Escondido. Here are the top 50 new businesses who created approximately 1,000 new jobs. Those businesses are: 1st Citizens Bank Apple Store Bellamy's Bike Bling BK Cellars Buster Biofuels California Avocado Grill Carmax Cheesecake Factory Chipotle Dick's Sporting Goods EscoGelato Firehouse Subs Five Guys Burgers GolfMart Grocery Outlet IlForno In n Out

Intertwined Jersey Mikes John Paul the Great Catholic University Lexus Escondido Menchies Yogurt Metro Diner Mike's BBQ O'Brien's Boulangerie Offbeat Brewing Palomar Medical Center Plan 9 Alehouse Rita's Italian Ice Souplantation Stone Brewing packaging hall expansion Superheroes in Training Swami's Swirlz Candy Emporium Target The Grand Tea Room The Rustic Sparrow Vallarta Supermarket Vesper Vineyards Vintana Wine + Dine Walmart Walmart Market

These businesses are proof that Escondido is strong, proud and on the right track!

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Head to the Fall Festival!

T h i s Saturday, October 11, celebrate the beginning of the fall season by heading to Alta Vista Garden’s Fall Fun Festival. The Gardens have some of the most beautiful views on top of the hill inside of Brengle Terrace Park. If you have not been to the gardens, this is a great time to go.

The festival runs from 10 am to 3 pm and is a wonderful event to spend a day out with the family. Live music, face

‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4

It is unknown at this time to the extent of injuries the juvenile has suffered. The Carlsbad Police conducted an investigation and have determined that the fall appeared to be accidental. Enterovirus D68 Situation Statewide

As of October 1, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has confirmed enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infection in 14 patients in 2014. Five of the patients are residents of San Diego according to Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer.

“We are not surprised to find EV-D68 causing some illnesses

painting, kids’ activities, a scarecrow contest and a giant plant sale will keep both parents and children busy throughout the day. Vista resident Steve Allen will demonstrate “speed art” by painting an entire picture while telling a children’s story. Adults can learn about native plants as they tour the gardens. Browse through artisans and vendor booths or head to the creative healing section of the Ceremonial Garden. Thank you to the many volunteers who organized this fun, family event. I applaud your community spirit and investment in our community!

in California given the apparent widespread nature of this virus in other parts of the country,” said Dr. Chapman. Another Rape Reported at CSUSM

For the second time in less than a month another student has reported being raped.

In the latest incident the second student reported being raped in a dorm at California State University San Marcos sometime between the evening of September 12th and the morning of September 13th.

The rapist was described as black, 18, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 170 pounds, with short, black hair and brown eyes. He is not a student at the college but was invited by someone in the dorm who, presumably, will identify him to the police and

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Save energy this fall

While the beginning of October has been more like summer, cooler temperatures are right around the corner. With it comes sweaters, jackets and making sure your home is ready for the change of season.

Here are some energy saving tips: • Buy a power strip for your entertainment center – and remember to use it! Your TV, sound and gaming systems can all be plugged into a power strip and one button turns everything off.

Some strips even come with a remote control. • Appliances with glowing lights or displays (like coffee makers) use small amounts of electricity all day and night, which can add up over time. Unplug them when it makes sense. • You can get timers for your electronics that require charging – the timer allows you to plug in your phone or tablet computer and not waste electricity once it’s fully charged. • Make sure your heating system is in working order. For more information about conserving energy this holiday season, please visit www.sdge.com.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Oceanside Public Library’s War Comes Home

The Oceanside Public Library will be hosting local historian and author Richard Crawford on Wednesday, October 8th at 5:30 pm as part of the programming entitled “War Comes Home.”

Richard will speak about his most recent book and recount how our history as a military community has shaped how we deal with our soldiers coming home from war today. He is the former Archives Director at the San Diego Historical Society where he also edited the Journal of San Diego History. As a Historian and Archivist he has written exten-

an arrest will soon follow. He is believed to live in Orange County. According to campus officials the two suspects are not the same, though the other suspect is also black, age 21, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, with short black hair, brown eyes and wearing square diamond earrings. He is believed to live in Escondido and is not a CSU San Marcos student. That assault occured the night of September 18 and the next morning. In the latest incident the victim reported she had been assaulted at the Quad residence hall on Barham Drive. Sheriff Asks for Help

30 volunteers with the Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SAR) continue to look for a missing person at risk in Julian. The search for 75-year-old Sally

sively on local history in the Union Tribune and for his books: Stranger than Fiction, Vignettes of San Diego History and The Way We Were in San Diego.

The Oceanside Public Library will host multiple book clubs throughout the city, discussing the text and how a dozen years of war has affected our unique Oceanside community. Programs will focus not only on the Veterans themselves but will also strive to help people understand and listen to the Veteran experience. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and will take place on the second floor of the Civic Center Library. For more information, please call Jennelise Hafen at 760435-5625.

Estabrook is now being expanded five miles outside of the Pinezanita RV Park & Campgrounds. The search will continue until midnight.

Sally Estabrook was last seen on Saturday, October 4th, around 4:00 p.m. at the Pinezanita RV Park & Campgrounds in the 4400 block of Highway 79. When Estabrook's husband finished taking a shower, he noticed she was gone. Estabrook stands 5'4" tall, weighs 145 pounds and has shoulder length blonde hair. She may be wearing a teal top and white capris pants. Because Estabrook suffers from Alzheimer's, she isn't very communicative, but might respond to her name. If you have seen Estabrook, call 9-1-1 or the Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.


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Linda Ramos, Regent of the Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), headed a group attending the annual DAR, SAR, C.A.R. Constitution Week Luncheon held at the Admiral Baker Clubhouse. She was accompanied by her husband Frank, along with Sue and Warren Stehle, Diana and Jim Cook, Wanda and Allen Prosser, Adele Lancaster, Ruth Moore, Brenda Ferich, and Alida Woodward. Ramos led the singing of the National Anthem at the meeting. This annual meeting is in commemoration of the signing of the Constitution of the United States in 1787. For information on DAR, go to www.nsdar.org or http://santamargarita.californiadar.org.

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Death Notices

Robert J. “Fleming, 80, of San Diego, Ca., passed away on September 28, 2014.

James Stanton McNutt, 88, of Murrieta, CA., passed away on October 2nd, 2014.

Tillman Jefferson Coleman, 86, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on October 3, 2014.

Martha Mercado Garcia, 87, of Escondido, CA., passed away on October 7, 2014. Arrangements by California Funeral Alternatives Escondido and Poway

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024633 The name of the business: Bob and Ed Johnson, Johnson Brothers, Edward Johnson, located at 442 Borden Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Robert B. Johnson 442 Borden Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/1980. /s/Robert B. Johnson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/15/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02 and 10/09/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024975 The name of the business: Swauger Property Management, located at 306N West El Norte Pkwy, #401, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Francis Taylor, Inc. 306N W. El Norte Parkway#401 Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/1/2013. /s/Ed Swauger, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/17/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022808 The name of the business: Lorena House Cleaning, located at 221 James St., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Lorena Garcia and Carlos Aguas 221 James St. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 04/02/09. /s/Lorena Garcia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/25/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022589 The name of the business: Alejandro Produce Inc., Alejandro Produce, located at 2504 S. Santa Fe Ave Ste 6, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Alejandro Produce Inc. 2504 S. Santa Fe Ave Ste 6 Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/15/2011. /s/ Alejandro Silva, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/21/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 and 10/09/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023612 The name of the business: Artisan Drapery Installations, located at 637 Via Columbia, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Kenneth McArthur 637 Via Columbia Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/02/08. /s/ Kenneth P. McArthur, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/03/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 and 10/09/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023586 The name of the business: Blue Water Services, Inc. dba Spa Doctor San Diego, located at 1148 Canary Court, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Blue Water Services, Inc. 1148 Canary Court San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was July 1, 2014. /s/ Barbara Jane Coetzee, Treasurer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/21/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 and 10/09/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022310 The name of the business: Loving Heart Custodial Care, located at 1680 Sagewood Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Vanessa Stewart 1680 Sagewood Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/18/2014. /s/ Vanessa Stewart This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/19/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02 and 10/09/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023231 The name of the business: AAA Elite Spa, located at 1450 W. Mission Rd. #E, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Xinshi Zheng 407 N. Chandler Ave. #A Monterey Park, CA. 91754 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Xinshi Zheng, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/28/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024259 The name of the business: Speed Reflections, SpeedReflections, located at 868 Saint Nikola Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Edmond and Krisztian Kovesi 868 Saint Nikola Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Edmond Kovesi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/10/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02 and 10/09/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024257 The name of the business: Truesports Car Co., located at 1213 Bartley Place, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: David H. Trueman 1213 Bartley Place Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/1/85. /s/ David H. Trueman, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/10/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02 and 10/09/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022405 The name of the business: TT Handyman Service, located at 212 Lynmar Ln, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Travis Trotter 212 Lynmar Ln. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/1/2004. /s/ Travis Trotter, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/20/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02 and 10/09/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025037 The name of the business: North County Media Center, located at 1130 N. Melrose Dr. #404, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Joel Fieri 2355 Birdie St. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Joel Fieri This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/18/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024833 The name of the business: Competitive Mobile Auto Detailing Services, located at 2780 La Mirada Dr. Suite E, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Mark Louis Proscelle 11945 Sierra Rojo Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/26/09. /s/ Mark Louis Proscelle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/16/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024891 The name of the business: The Dog Haus, located at 1611 1/2 S. Center City Pkwy, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Guise Enterprises, Inc. 740 El Dorado Dr Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jason Guise, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/17/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024867 The name of the business: Pooch Pro-V, located at 1815 Cottonwood Place, Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Austin Vernaci 1815 Cottonwood Place Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Austin Vernarci, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/17/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09 and 10/16/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025782 The name of the business: A J A Consultants, located at 664 Larkspur Court, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Anthony J. Adessa 664 Larkspur Court San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Anthony J. Adessa, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/17/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 and 10/23/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022471 The name of the business: Floor Crafters, located at 27454 Carlata Lane, Valley Center, CA. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: John Cox 27454 Carlata Lane Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/20/2014. /s/John Cox, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/20/2014 9/18, 9/25, 10/02, and 10/09/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025695 The name of the business: JK Training, located at 1203 Corte Encanto, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Joana Kezas 1203 Corte Encanto San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Joana Kezas, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/25/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 and 10/23/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023556 The name of the business: Hand Therapy Rehab, located at 1417 Dolphin Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Pro Action Wellness 1417 Dolphin Ct. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/06/2009. /s/Tanya Langis, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/03/2014 9/25, 10/02, 10/09, and 10/16/2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025548 The name of the business: Achievers’ Health/Fitness/Sports/Tactical, located at 1212 Olive Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Paul Merritt 1212 Olive Ave. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 9/24/2014. /s/Paul Merritt This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/24/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 and 10/23/2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025554 The name of the business: Active Knots Sports Massage and Yoga Center, located at 210 S. Juniper, Suite 110, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Elisa and Mike Cohen 684 Amys Pl. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a married couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Elisa Cohen, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/24/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 and 10/23/2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

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CITY OF SAN MARCOS NOTICE INVITING BIDS

E. MISSION ROAD FIBER OPTIC PROJECTS (CIP NO. 88504, FEDERAL NO. HSIPL 5381-0034) PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency, invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will receive such bids in the offices of Agency (City Clerk's Office on the second floor), at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 920692918, up to the hour of 2:00 p.m., on October 28, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened in the “Valley of Discovery” Room at City Hall. Bids received after the hour and date for the bid opening will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened. The work to be done is described in these Bid and Contract Documents for the above stated Project. The general Scope of Work is as follows: DESCRIPTION OF WORK The work generally consists of installation fiber optic cables, CCTV cameras, vehicle detection and upgrade of traffic control devices for implementation of an IP-based communication system along three major corridors with the City. The project will enhance the City’s traffic monitoring program and improve traffic flow along these corridors LOCATION OF WORK The work to be constructed is located along East Mission Road between San Marcos Boulevard and Nordahl Road, Woodland Parkway between Mission Road and El Norte Parkway, and Nordahl Road between Mission Road and Montiel Road. TIME OF COMPLETION Time is of the essence in the performance of the Work under this Contract. All work shall be completed in every detail to the satisfaction of the Agency within FORTY-FIVE (45) WORKING DAYS after the date specified in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated Damages shall conform to the latest edition of the Standard Specifications “Greenbook” subsection 6-9, the specified amount shall be Fifteen Hundred ($1,500) per calendar day for each calendar day that the work, including punch list, is not completed beyond the specified contract time. GENERAL Copies of the Bid and Contract Documents are available for inspection at no cost to the bidder at the front counter of the Development Services Department on the first floor of City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, California 920692918. NO BID SETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. In conformance with State of California Assembly Bill 2036 complete bid sets will be available electronically, at no cost, at http://www.san-marcos.net and http://www.ciplist.com. It shall be the responsibility of the prospective bidders to download and print the bid documents for review and bid. Bidders shall also check the website for addendums which will be posted no later than 48 hours prior to the bid opening. Each addendum will include a conformation sheet indicating receipt of the addendum. This sheet must be signed and included with the bid for each addendum issued. Bids which do not include the conformation sheet(s) for each addendum, if any, may be rejected. The City of San Marcos does not warrant, represent, or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of information provided from any third party source. The City shall not be responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for any loss or damages of whatever kind, nature, or scope, including, but not limited to, time, money or goodwill arising from errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in any documents and/or information retrieved from any third part source. Prospective bidders are encouraged to review the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely. For a complete set of bid documents or the applicable RFP, all interested parties are directed to the City’s website at

http://www.san-marcos.net or www.ciplist.com. A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be at 2:00 pm, October 14, 2014 in the Valley of Discovery Room at City of San Marcos City Hall located at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069. Bids from contractors not represented at this meeting will be rejected. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice. Bidders are also advised that, as required by Federal law, the City of San Marcos is committing to DBE requirements for this Federal-aid contract. Please refer to Appendix C covering DBE requirements and complete the federal forms, these forms shall be submitted with bids. The DBE Contract Goal for this project is 7.67 percent. Bids shall be written clearly and legibly in ink in conformance with the Instruction to Bidders. All bids shall be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with "SEALED BID FOR E. MISSION ROAD FIBER OPTIC PROJECT (CIP NO. 88504, Federal No. HSIPL 5381-0034) DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL." If using Federal Express or other such service for bid submittal, the contents of the submittal must be noted on the outside of that envelope as stated above. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check payable to the City of San Marcos, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total aggregate bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds acceptable to the Agency. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the San Marcos City Charter and the San Marcos Municipal Code, payment of prevailing wages and compliance with the California Labor Code Sections 1770 et seq is required for this project. The Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such Contractor, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex. Attention is directed to the provisions of the Bid and Contract Documents which require retention from payments to the Contractor to secure performance under the Contract. Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, acceptable securities (securities listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank or savings and loan, certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts or standby letters of credit) equivalent to the retention amount shall be permitted in substitution of money withheld by the Agency to ensure performance under the Contract. Such securities shall be deposited with the Agency or with a California or Federally chartered bank or savings and loan as escrow agent who shall return such securities, along with any interest thereon, to the Contractor upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the Work by the Agency. The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date the bids are publicly opened. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids neither creates nor imposes any obligation upon the Agency to enter into a contract. Liquidated damages for this Project will be per the Special Provisions

Estimated construction cost: $430,000. s/s Michael Edwards, City Engineer/Director of Public Works Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos Dp Oct. 9, 2014 and Oct. 16, 2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-024846 The name of the business: Cocina del Carmen Catering, located at 505 Vine St., Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Carmen Colon 505 Vine St. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Carmen Colon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/16/2014 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30/2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-026321 The name of the business: Rosano’s Chevron, located at 236 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, Ca. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: R. Rosano, Inc 236 N. El Camino Real Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 9/16/14 /s/Robert Rosano, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/02/2014 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30/2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-026259 The name of the business: Dr. Julian Pacino, located at 708 Mulkey Lane, Denton, Texas 76209, is hereby registered by the following: Julio Patino 708 Mulkey Lane Denton, Texas 76209 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Julio Patino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/02/2014 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-026559 The name of the business: The Avenue Salon, located at 244 Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Jacqueline Ratig 1639 Palomarcos Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jacqueline Ratig, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/06/2014 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-026607 The name of the business: Rippers, Rippers Gourmet Hot Dogs, located at 1611 1/2 S. Center City Pkwy, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Guise Enterpreses, Inc. 740 El Dorado Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Andrea Teravainen, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/06/2014 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023868 The name of the business: The Headquarters Salon & Wig Store, located at 407 Twin Oaks Valley Rd. #114, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Danielle Christine Barclay 1742 Elfin Forest Rd. #356 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Danielle Christine Barclay, Hairstylist This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/05/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 & 10/23/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-025979 The name of the business: Landskeeping Garcia, located at 580 Los Vallecitos Blvd, Apt. 208, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Arturo Garcia 350 Pleasant Way #217 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/5/2010. /s/ Arturo Garcia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/29/2014 10/02, 10/09, 10/16 & 10/23/2014

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