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Volume 43- No. 42

by lyle e davis

Chances are you saw the Quentin Tarantino movie, “Django.”

It was a fictional tale of a black former slave who become a successful bounty hunter and rescuer of his lady. A real shootem-up in the best tradition of the Wild Wild West. But did you know there was a real-life counterpart to Django?

His name was Bass Reeves, one of the first African Americans to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi River.

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arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot throughout his 32-year career as a federal lawman.

The fearless soldier was born into slavery in 1838 in Crawford County, Arkansas, and eventually broke from his owner, Confederate Colonel George Reeves, to live among the Creek and Seminole Indians. During his time with them, he learned their customs and languages and became an adept territorial scout. While living with the Seminoles, Bass learned how to speak the languages of the Five Civilized Tribes, and trained himself in the arts of sweet fighting. He enthusiastically took up shooting, becom-

ing a deadly marksman with a rifle and an incredibly fast quick-draw with pistols. He was ambidextrous, could fire equally well with both hands, and could handle two guns at a time. He became such a crack shot with a rifle that he was actually forbidden from participating in all competitive turkey shoots in the Indian Territories.

Bass was an unlikely candidate to become one of the most insane, over-the-top, jerkychomping tough guys in the American West. Sure, he was big, tough, and strong, but for a lot of black slaves living in 1860s Texas there really wasn't a whole lot available in the way of social mobility. Growing up, all Bass really had to look

forward to was a lifetime of servitude and menial labor.

Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38, after 'Hanging Judge' Isaac C. Parker was made the federal judge of Indian Territory. Under President Ulysses S. Grant, Parker appointed Confederate Army General James Fagan a U.S. Marshal and ordered him to hire 200 deputies. Among them was Reeves.

Fagan knew of the former slave, his ability to negotiate Indian Territory and his ability to speak their languages. Thanks to his mammoth phys-

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ical strength, tracking skills, intimate knowledge of the terrain, and language proficiency, he easily earned a spot on the force. and so Reeves was named the first black Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi. In that role he was authorized to arrest both black and white outlaws. As a Deputy U.S. Marshal, Reeves patrolled 75,000 square miles of Indian Territory.

Now back in the 1870s the Indian Territory was a sick nightmare from hell. The vast uncharted expanse – nearly seventy-five thousand miles of lawless terrain – was infested with fugitives, criminals, and escaped convicts, and was a rough land that made life tough for residents and visitors alike. It was up to guys like Bass Reeves and the U.S. Marshals to go into that dangerous territory, hunt down murderers, rapists, bank robbers, bootleggers, and cattle rustlers, and bring some of the

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West's most dangerous outlaws in for some cowboy-style justice. Bass quickly proved that he was more than up to the task. Reeves was initially assigned as a Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Arkansas, which also had responsibility for the Indian Territory. Reeves served in that district until 1893, when he transferred to the Eastern District of Texas in Paris, Texas. In 1897 he was transferred to the Muskogee Federal Court.

The Indian Territory boasted an unusual mix of peoples and cultures. It was the home of Indians, Indian Freedmen (the black slaves of the Indians who were emancipated after the Civil War and made citizens of the Five Tribes), white settlers and African-Americans who had formerly been slaves to white masters in the South who rented land from the Indians as sharecroppers, and finally, outlaws fleeing the law and squatting on the land.

The Indian Lightforce police and the tribal courts governed

President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up 'revocation' in the Oxford English Dictionary.)

Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths, and territories (except North Dakota, which she does not fancy). Your new Prime Minister, David Cameron, will appoint a Governor for America without the need for further elections.

Congress and the Senate will be disbanded. A questionnaire may be circulated next year to determine whether any of you noticed.

To aid in the transition to a British Crown dependency, the following rules are introduced with immediate effect:

To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for

1. The letter 'U' will be reinstated in words such as 'colour,' 'favour,' 'labour' and 'neighbour.' Likewise, you will learn to spell 'doughnut' without skipping half the letters, and the suffix '-ize' will be replaced by the suffix '-ise.' Generally, you will be expected to raise your vocabulary to acceptable levels. (look up 'vocabulary'). 2. Using the same twentyseven words interspersed with filler noises such as ''like' and

this diverse population. But the tribal courts only had jurisdiction over citizens of the Five Tribes. So if a crime was a committed by an Indian and/or it involved a fellow Indian, it was handled by these tribal courts. Non-Freedmen blacks, whites, and Indians who committed a crime against a person who was not a citizen of the Indian nations had to be tried in the U.S. federal courts in Paris, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. And so the only U.S. law enforcement officers or judicial figures in Indian Territory were the U.S. Marshals, who rode for miles over the prairies, for months at a time, looking for wanted criminals to arrest and bring back to Fort Smith or Paris. This made the Indian Territory a highly desirable place for horse thieves, bootleggers, murderers and outlaws of all varieties to hide out and lay low. At the time, it was estimated that of the 22,000 whites living in Indian Territory, 17,000 of them were criminals. This was truly the Wild West, or as the saying of the time went, “No Sunday

'you know' is an unacceptable and inefficient form of communication. There is no such thing as U.S. English. We will let Microsoft know on your behalf. The Microsoft spellchecker will be adjusted to take into account the reinstated letter 'u'' and the elimination of '-ize.' 3. July 4th will no longer be celebrated as a holiday.

4. You will learn to resolve personal issues without using guns, lawyers, or therapists. The fact that you need so many lawyers and therapists shows that you're not quite ready to be independent. Guns should only be used for shooting grouse. If you can't sort things out without suing someone or speaking to a therapist, then you're not ready to shoot grouse. 5. Therefore, you will no longer be allowed to own or carry anything more dangerous than a vegetable peeler. Although a permit will be required if you wish to carry a vegetable peeler in public. 6. All intersections will be replaced with roundabouts, and you will start driving on the left side with immediate effect. At the same time, you will go metric with immediate effect and without the benefit of conversion tables. Both roundabouts and metrication will help you understand the British sense of humour.

West of St. Louis. No God West of Fort Smith.”

“Eighty miles west of Fort Smith was known as “the dead line,” and whenever a deputy marshal from Fort Smith or Paris, Texas, crossed the Missouri, Kansas & Texas track he took his own life in his hands and he knew it. On nearly every trail would be found posted by outlaws a small card warning certain deputies that if they ever crossed the dead line they would be killed. Reeves has a dozen of these cards which were posted for his special benefit. And in those days such a notice was no idle boast, and many an outlaw has bitten the dust trying to ambush a deputy on these trails.” -Oklahoma City newspaper article, 1907. Indian Territory was the most dangerous place for a U.S. Marshal to work then or ever. In the period before Oklahoma statehood, over one hundred marshals were killed in the line of duty. It helps to put that number in perspective: Since

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7. The former USA will adopt UK prices on petrol (which you have been calling gasoline) of roughly $10/US gallon. Get used to it.

8. You will learn to make real chips. Those things you call French fries are not real chips, and those things you insist on calling potato chips are properly called crisps. Real chips are thick cut, fried in animal fat, and dressed not with catsup but with vinegar. 9. The cold, tasteless stuff you insist on calling beer is not actually beer at all. Henceforth, only proper British Bitter will be referred to as beer, and European brews of known and accepted provenance will be referred to as Lager. South African beer is also acceptable, as they are pound for pound the greatest sporting nation on earth and it can only be due to the beer. They are also part of the British Commonwealth - see what it did for them. American brands will be referred to as Near-Frozen Gnat's Urine, so that all can be sold without risk of further confusion. 10. Hollywood will be required occasionally to cast English actors as good guys. Hollywood will also be required to cast English actors to play English characters. Watching Andie Macdowell attempt English

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the US Marshals Service was created in 1789, more than 200 marshals have been killed in the line of duty. 120 of those were killed in the Indian and Oklahoma territories before statehood in 1907. That’s right, half of all the U.S. marshals ever killed were killed in the Twin Territories. A man really had to have true grit to be a marshal at this time and in this place. Bass Reeves had that grit in spades.

Over the years Reeves gained a reputation for persistence, fearlessness. incredible marksmanship and the ability to outsmart lawbreakers, according to historical records.

Reeves stood 6’2 in a time when men were much shorter, and he had very broad shoulders and large hands. He was a giant among men. Such a large man needed an uncommonly large horse (“When you get as big as me, a small horse is as worthless as a preacher in a whiskey joint fight. Just when you need him bad to help you out, he’s got to stop and think about it a little bit.”). He rode the territories with two sixshooters, his trusty Winchester rifle, and a big black hat upon his head. Needless to say, Reeves cut an extremely imposing figure.

But it was his reputation more than his appearance that really struck fear in the hearts of the “bad men” of the territories. Contemporaries described Reeves as a “lawman second to none,” a man who was “absolutely fearless,” and a “terror to outlaws and desperados.” He was said to be the “most feared U.S marshal that was ever heard of in that country,” and his nickname was the “Invincible Marshal;” the undisputed king of narrow escapes, “at different times his belt was shot in two, a button shot off his coat, his hat brim shot off, and the bridle reins which he held in his hands cut by a bullet.” Going out on lone-wolf style missions deep into unknown territory, Reeves relied on his toughness and his wits to survive and bring his men to jus-

tice. He used tactics he had learned from the Seminoles to traverse vast distances quickly and leave no trace of his trail. He tracked his foes down, never backed away from a job no matter how many bounties or death threats were leveled at him, and never blinked in the face of extreme danger. In thirty years of service, Bass Reeves arrested over three thousand fugitives – including one trip to Comanche country when he single-handedly captured and brought in seventeen prisoners. He was also the man who took out the notorious bank robber and murderer Bob Dozier. Dozier had eluded capture from posses and lawmen for several years, but he wasn't quite as adept at eluding a gunshot wound to the brain from Bass Reeves.

Another famous Reeves arrest was Belle Starr, the "Bandit Queen of Dallas," who was a hard-drinkin', hard-ridin', hard-swearin', gunfightin' hardass who enjoyed gambling, wearing over-the-top outfits, sleeping around, and raking in cash hand-over-fist through an organized racket of horse thievery and stagecoach robbery. During her sixteenyear career as an outlaw, Bass Reeves was the only lawman to ever successfully apprehend her. It happened in 1882; some accounts claim Starr turned herself in when she heard that the legendary Reeves was looking for her. In 1889, after Reeves was assigned to Paris, Texas, he went after the Tom Story gang for their infamous horse theft operation.

Reeves reportedly waited along the route that Tom Story used, and surprised the gang leader with an arrest warrant. Story panicked and drew his gun, but Reeves shot him dead before Story could fire. The rest of the Tom Story gang disbanded and were never heard from again. Reeves later killed two of the murderous Brunter brothers and arrested the third. Here is an account of that encounter:

A lone rider came to a leisurely halt along the side of the dusty trail. Standing in his path were three of the deadliest outlaws in the Indian Territory – the

notorious Brunter brothers. These infamous murderers and thieves were the sort of copkilling fugitive bastards who would just as soon have immolated you with a blowtorch as urinated on your burning corpse. The men, all looking like they'd just stepped off the set of the movie Tombstone, pointed a multi-flavored assortment of shotguns and revolvers at the interloper, gesturing for him to dismount from his horse. The rider complied. Bass Reeves calmly took three steps towards the Brunter brothers, his grim face registering neither fear nor respect for these punks. He was an intimidating, serious-looking man, standing over six feet tall and solidly built. His clothes and equipment were nondescript, covered with the dust from several thousand miles of hard riding, hard fighting, and hard drinking. His beaten-up black hat and long black coat sported a variety of bullet holes and blood stains. The brass star proudly displayed on his lapel was tarnished with age. "What the hell are you doing out here, lawman?" the elder Brunter brother demanded.

Bass spit. "Well, I've come to arrest you," he said in the sort of nonchalant, matter-of-fact way that an evil mechanic tells you that you need a new transmission. "Got the warrant right here." He reached into his coat pocket, produced a worn, folded up piece of paper, and casually handed it to the elder brother.

The Brunters all looked at each other in disbelief. They couldn't believe the stupidity of the man standing before them to have admitted this fact as plainly as he had. Sure, they respected the fact he possessed what obviously must have been solid brass balls, but they were still definitely going to have to kill his ass. The eldest brother unfolded the warrant, and jokingly showed his brothers the lengthy list of serious charges leveled against them. The moment their collective eyes looked down towards the page, Reeves' right hand twitched ever so slightly. Then, in a flash, he closed his fingers

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Letters to the Editor

The Troubled Escondido


I returned from Romania on Tuesday evening, and on Wednesday heard about an article you had written on Jim Maher. I have been busy with business and family issues and just got a chance to look at it online. Bravo Zulu!

What a great piece of investigative journalism! Keep up the good work. Semper Fi,

/s/Ken Myers Escondido, CA.

An Error?

Re: Tom Morrow’s Column October 3, 2013

James Dean


While I hate to be a nitpicker, Mr. Morrow should be a little more accurate regarding the death of actor James Dean. There are still too many people who have memories of that tragic day. James Dean was driving west on highway 46 (then called 466) from highway 99 through Lost Hills, CA. Mr. Dean was killed at the junction of highway 46 and highway 41 very near Cholame, CA. which is 25+ miles east of Paso Robles. Mr. Morrow’s stated Dean was highway 101 in direction to Paso so.

commentary traveling on a northerly Robles – not

I have traveled both those state highways more times than can be counted, as well as thousands of others. If you have ever viewed Dean’s wrecked Porsche as I have, the details do not leave you. There is currently an official State of California memorial sign post at the intersection.

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Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting in Escondido Lists Accomplishments

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed held a Town Hall Meeting last Wednesday, October 9th, during which he outlined some points that he claimed showed the city was growing and the problems were on their way to being solved. He pointed to the opening of two new restaurants, Swami’s Café and Plan 9 Alehouse, in the downtown area, the Cheese Factory and Black Angus at Westfield Shopping Center, the opening a new Wal Mart on East Valley Parkway with 215 new jobs, the opening of John Paul the Great University and the jobs created there as well as the traffic from its students, and the celebration of Escondido’s 125th Anniversary. He pointed out the importance of the series of meetings dealing with the redistricting of city council election districts and urged residents to attend, provide input, and also to learn. He also proudly reported a $1.3 million surplus - and pointed out a turnaround, under his administration, from a deficit of $15.6 million deficit to a $5.9 million surplus. (The $1.3 million surplus being from the end of fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.) He illustrated how out of a total budge of $81,891,615,

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that $ 9,024,950 was allocated for the Center for the Arts, LIbrary and Recreation, and the largest amount, $55,620,365, was earmarked for Police and Fire. Approximately $12.7 million was used for Public Works and Community Planning and their respective departments, leaving a balance of $8,118,440 available for general government use, i.e., City Council, City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, and other city departments. The Town Hall Meeting was attended by approximately 60 people, was generally civil in tone but featured a number of lengthy questions and even lengthier answers. One audience member, Nancy Burian, irritated other audience members when she went on at length with a series of questions which a very patient Mayor allowed to continue until a number of audience members protested at the lengthy question by the lady.

Only one question came up about former Police Chief Jim Maher. Abed answereed in three parts, one of which included the offer to open up the complete file on the case if Maher would only give permission. After this, Abed said he would answer no further questions on the Maher matter . . .

was for six and there were only two of us (Evelyn refuses to get aboard a sailboat). So we put off our plans for another day.

Man About Town

This past Saturday we decided it was time to get Ms. Evelyn out of the office and take in some sunshine and ocean breezes . . . so we packed up our two pups, my cousin, Doug Leverenz, and headed for the beach.

We thought it might be fun to rent a sailboat go sailing on the bounding main the following day, Sunday, as long as (a) we could find a 21’ sloop to rent, and (b) find someone to sail the boat. I’ve trained in Sabots (small sail boats) but don’t feel experienced enough to go out beyond the breakwater into the deep, deep ocean. We learned from Monte Yearley of Yearley Yacht Sales that he had a sailboat . . . but it

All was not lost, however. We drove through the beachfront area of Oceanside, admiring the tidy, clean homes and marveled at how much they cost. Even a tiny matchbox of a house on the coast will run a small fortune, often approaching and/or exceeding a million of those green sheets of papers called dollars.

in spite of the fact the Agenda Item was listed as an “Open Forum,” and any and all questions would be entertained. The meeting ended without incident after approximately one hour. Temporary Closure of Washington Avenue in Escondido

Washington Avenue between Juniper and Broadway in Escondido will be closed beginning Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. until approximately 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 to complete emergency pavement repairs resulting from a recent water main break. Traffic control and detour signage will be placed to assist motorists around the construction area. As always with work of this nature, unanticipated problems may delay the completion of the work. Motorists are advised to choose alternate routes and to avoid the area if possible during the scheduled construction. Freeway Shooting in Oceanside

An early Saturday morning shooting, most likely by a shot-

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high? Perhaps. Just a shame it’s gone. But, we love Sizzler so much we’ll drive to Vista about once a month, just to dine and enjoy. Speaking of restaurants, and I just was, there’s another restaurant in Escondido that is extra special . . . not the least of which is because of “Charlie’s Angels.” We speak of Charlie’s Restaurant, at 210 N. Ivy.

We met Evelyn’s youngest son, Marty, and his girl friend, Kim, left the pups with Marty’s dog, Klyde, and headed back to Vista to have a feast at the Sizzler.

There is a vacant Sizzler restaurant in Escondido. Beautiful location, lots of parking, all the restaurant fixtures are there . . . but no owner or operator. If I were 35 years younger I would beg, borrow or steal the money to get the Sizzler franchise for Escondido. It’s a grand restaurant. Food is great, prices are fair, service excellent . . . we’ve never been disappointed with a Sizzler meal. Dunno why Escondido’s Sizzler closed. It always eemed busy when we visited. Rent too

Above are just two of Charlie’s Angels, on the left is Traci Talbott, a single mother of three, Matt, 20, Amanda, 16 and Chris 13; to the right is Terry Flores, with two children, Zach 16, and Hannah, 11 What makes these two Charlie’s Angels special is that they are sisters.

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From Tom Morrow: I thank the gentleman for the correction and reading the column. I stand corrected. I'll make sure I don't use that particular source again. Tom

San Marcos City Issues

Hello Lyle,

We are a group of residents appealing a second City approved cell tower just 350 ft from our homes in San Elijo Hills and there are talks of a third already! The City ordinance irresponsibly does not limit the quantity of cell towers/site nor does it limit distance to residential homes so the City grants approval. San Marcos has approved every cell tower in the last 5 years. The carrier, AT&T, gets their tower placed and the site owner is generously compensated, all at the expense of surrounding homeowners. We are caught between a City that won't help us and a large corporation that does not care

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Traci has been a Charlie’s Angel for 20 years, Terry for There is very little 10. Charlie’s at turnover Restaurant. This tells us that it’s a pretty good place to work.

If you’d like to meet the many Charlie’s Angels at Charlie’s Restaurant, stop in and ask for their autograph. Tell ‘em The Man About Town sent you. ••••• I’m not much of a poker player. Not real lucky and am not s m a r t enough to out-think a duck.

of Those who you are poker players might find book a written by local a author and successful poker player of interest. “Poker Tells Bible” is an illustrated book of “signals” your opponent may be unwittingly sending your way. Its author is Dutch Saunders; the book can be at found www.Poke rTellsBi bl Cost is $22. I reckon $22 is a

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small price to pay if it helps you win a jackpot or two. ••••• The always smiling Dr. Steve Heillman, the affable Escondido chiropractor, has just returned from a convention in the Dallas/Fort Worth area where he learned more state-of-the-art chiropractic treatments and exciting strategic plans to counteract aging. Those of us who are a bit long in the tooth may want to hear what Dr. Steve has to say. One wonders if he picked up a Texas acccent while hobnobbing with other health care professional ‘way down yonder in Texas.’ I reckon we’ll soon find out. (See? It’s already catching on!) ••••• Was glad to see that Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth, the owners and operators of The Computer Factory in San Marcos, had also gotten away from the office and traveled down south to North Carolina for a wedding. The store was left in the capable hands of Raunel Perez, long-time trusted colleague who, along with, Julio Sarmiento, kept the store (and your computers) up and running in their absence. I sometimes worried about Paul and Nome working so long and so hard. Six days a week from

9am to 6pm, M-F, 10am to 2pm on Saturdays. Many a time I’ve invited them to lunch but they can’t get away. They are too busy.

Hope they get well rested. For them to be gone a week is nothing short of amazing. ••••• Long time pal, Dan Anaya, he who is among the better educated specialists in a variety of insurance products, called us last week. Wants to get together with a package that will explain the ins and outs of Obamacare. Should be interesting.

We’ll likely have something about it in next week’s issue. ••••• Like most of you, we are gearing up for the big Escondido Street Faire this coming Sunday, May 20th. Evelyn and I will be staffing the Hidden Valley Kiwanis booth for part of the day . . . the rest of the day we, like you, will be shopping for all kinds of bargains and tasty foods offered by hundreds of vendors on this major city event.

The Paper welcomes Dr. Loren Moore, the newest chiropractor that joins The Joint (don’t you just love that name for a chiroparctic office?) in Escondido at 1250-A Auto Park Way in the Escondido Promenade shopping center.

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gun, is being investigatged by the California Highway Patrol.

Oceanside police referred the case to the CHP after reports of the shooting at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning. While no injuries were reported the carwindow was shattered on the driver’s side and pellet holes were found in the door. No motive is known.

San Marcos DMV Office Appears to Be in the Offing

San Marcos may well be the home of the new Department of Motor Vehicles office that is planned for Hiway 78 near Rancho Santa Fe Road.

The planning and permitting procedures are underway and it is widely assumed that mere formalities await before the new facility is a fait accompli. Escondido residents and officials are complaining about the move but Escondido could not solve or address the lease and parking problems the DMV encountered . . . thus the move to San Marcos.

The DMV office in San Marcos is said to be only temporary and a much larger office is planned, but also in San

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Marcos, probably around the fall of 2015. Vista Apartment Complex Fire

A large apartment complex, the Las Palmas Apartments, on West Los Angeles Drive, near Venue de Benito Juarez, caught fire last Monday, according to responding Vista firefighters. Upon arrival the complex was reported to have flames coming from an apartment balcony. The man who lived in the apartment escaped safely as did his two cats. While the fire appeared to be confined to one apartment and its balcony, the remaining 23 units were without power after the fire was put out.

Cause of the fire, at this time, is unknown. No injuries were reported and no estimate of property damage has not yet been made public.

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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: DAR Chapter Presents History Medal to William Maple

Debra Jamison, State Regent, California Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Adele Lancaster, member of the local Santa Margarita Chapter and California DAR State Historian, presented Mr. William Maple the prestigious DAR History Medal. Mr. Maple is owner and creative designer of Maple and Associates who specialize in creating environments for museums, visitor centers, temporary and traveling exhibits. Some of his work includes the George Bush Presidential

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around the handle of the .45caliber Colt Peacemaker strapped to his thigh, drew his weapon and fired two shots from the hip in rapid succession. Both bullets hit home, sending two Brunters spinning into a dance of death. The eldest brother pointed his gun at the lawman's head, but before he could fire it Bass Reeves was on him. Reeves grabbed the man's revolver with one hand, redirected the weapon so it was pointing up into the air, and then proceeded to pistol-whip the dude unconscious with his free hand. In the span of about twenty seconds, the toughest U.S. Marshal West of the Mississippi had just taken out three of the Indian Territory's deadliest criminals.

Despite the fact that he spent much of his life drilling folks in the head with bullets, Reeves' service record was utterly stainless. He killed fourteen men in gunfights – more than Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Billy the Kid, and Wild Bill Hickok - and wounded dozens


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Pictured: Debra Jamison, William Maple, Adele Lancaster

Library, the Nixon Centennial exhibits; Cherokee Trail of Tears Exhibit, and others. Mr. Maple narrated a power point presentation titled “Presenting America’s Story” sharing some of the background of his displays and exhibits. Meetings/Events Calendar

Reception Announced for Juried Art and Photo Show Winners – The City of San Marcos Community Services is holding a Juried Art and Photography Awards reception at the Hearth Gallery in the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, on Thursday, October 17, from 5:30-7pm. Light Refreshments will be served. Winners of the photo contest are: Best of Show, Jennifer Gowen; 1st Place, Ru Diaz; 2nd Place, Ershun Lee; 3rd Place, Ernie Pick. Honorable Mention winners are Billie Day, Arlen Roper, Judi Orr, Sandy Zelasko, and Michael Nelson. The art contest winners are: Best of

more, but was never once convicted of unlawful use of force or murder or police brutality or any of that type of stuff. He couldn't be bribed or paid off.

Reeves worked for thirty-two years as a Federal peace officer in the Indian Territory. He was one of Judge Parker's most valued deputies. Reeves brought in some of the most dangerous criminals of the time, but was never wounded, despite having his hat and belt shot off on separate occasions.

One of his sons was charged with the murder of his wife. Marshal Reeves was disturbed and shaken by the incident but demanded to accept the responsibility of bringing his son to justice. His son was eventually tracked and captured, tried and convicted. He served his time in Ft. Leavenworth in Kansas before being released and living the rest of his life as a responsible and model citizen In addition to being a marks-

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Show, Anita Plaks; 1st Place, Lois Athearn; 2nd Place, John Dunn; 3rd P l a c e , Marjorie R a u c h . Honorable Mention winners are L. Lawrence Bispo, Donnal Hamilton, Mary Vasile, Judith St. Austin, Mary Lou Zimdars, and Joan Grine. For more info about the Hearth Rotating Art Gallery, visit or call 760.744.9000, x3503. Escondido’s Districting Commission Meeting Schedule – This Commission will be drawing four city council districts in the next few weeks, and will forward their recommendations to the City Council for a Public Hearing. For more info, or to read past Commission minutes, go to www.escondido.orf and check the upper left box that says “Districting Commission.” If you haven’t yet been able to attend one of the Districting Commission’s public hearings and meetings, here is the schedule for the remainder of the meetings: Thursday, October 17, 6pm, Church of Resurrection, 1445 Conway Drive; Saturday, October 19, 9am, Mission Middle School, 939 E. Mission Avenue; Thursday, October 24, 6pm, Felicita Elementary School, 737 W. 13th Avenue; Sunday, October 27, 3pm at City Hall Council Chambers, 201 N. Broadway. Then the Line Drawings Meetings will be held Sunday, October 27, 6pm at City Hall Council Chambers and Tuesday, October 29, 6pm at City Hall Council


The Town Hall Meeting

I attended last Wednesday’s Town Hall Meeting in Escondido. I thought Hizzoner (Mayor Sam Abed) actually did a good job on his presentation. But it was during the Open Question forum where Sam demonstrated that he had mastered the fine art of a politician giving a lengthy answer to a simple question. One example:

Questioner: "Mr. Mayor, what impact has the federal government shutdown had on the city of Escondido?"

Chambers. The Post-Preliminary Map Hearings will be Thursday, November 21, 6pm at Hidden Valley Middle School, 2700 Reed Road; Saturday, November 23, 9am at Mission Middle School, 939 E. Mission Avenue; and Sunday, November 24, 3pm at Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido Blvd. Remember, we are losing the opportunity to vote for three of our City Council members by this mandated Commission. The mayor will continue to be voted for at-large. These districts should be fair and not gerrymandered to specific requests.

Chamber Mixer at San Marcos Brewery – Friday, October 18, from 4-6pm, the San Marcos Chamber will hold their Happy Hour Mixer at the San Marcos Brewery in Restaurant Row. Network, refer, socialize, and have a good time! For more info, call the San Marcos Chamber office at 760.744.1270.

Giant Rummage Sale, Saturday, October 19 – The “Second Time Around” giant 40-member rummage sale will be on Saturday, October 19, from 7am to 12noon, at the Wood House at Woodland Park, 1148 Rock Springs Road, San Marcos. It is sponsored by the GFWC Contemporary Women of North County. Items include furniture, clothes, electronics, household goods, baby items, jewelry, plants, and many more treasures. Proceeds fund the club’s many local charitable projects. For more info, contact Laura at or visit the website at “King David” at the Center on Saturday – The Choral Arts season opens at The Center (California Center for the Arts, Escondido) with

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Mayor Sam: "None. None whatsoever." (That was the answer. It should have stopped there. It didn't. Sam went on for another eight minutes. This was replicated throughout the evening.)

Only one question came up about former Police Chief Jim Maher. Abed answered in three parts, one of which included the offer to open up the complete file on the case if Maher would only give permission. After this, Abed said he would answer no further questions on the Maher matter . . . which, I thought, pretty much negated the "open forum" format, allowing any and all questions. The meeting was quite civil with one lady, Escondido resident Nancy Burian, who went on and on and on and on . . . and Abed patiently waiting for her to finish her point(s) - at one point several members of the audience behind me began "shusshing" her; she clearly had spoken too long. Mayor Sam is a lot more patient than

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the Center Chorale’s rendition of the Biblical tale, “King David.” The Center Chorale will present seven concerts during the 2013-14 season. Consisting of four vocal groups, the Choral Arts program is designed to further the art of singing and providing opportunities in music for young people, and is made up of the Center Chorale, the adult choral ensemble, and three children’s choirs, broken down by grade level. These four groups perform in the Center’s Concert Hall, the Center Theater and other venues in the community. The Center Chorale, introduced last season, is North San Diego County’s premier 50-voice choral ensemble, conducted by Joe Stanford. Some of the lineup is “King David” on Saturday, October 19, 7:30pm, at the Center Theater, and the Children’s Chorus, Songs in the Courtyard at 3pm on Saturday, October 26, in the Lyric Court. For a complete listing of dates, times, ticket prices, and other info, call the Box Office at 800.988.4253 or check the website at

Republican Club Meeting Monday, October 21 – Ken Gosselin, candidate for San Diego County Superior Court Judge, will be the guest speaker at The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) meeting on Monday, October 21st. Gosselin is the most experienced Superior Court Judge Pro Tem in San Diego County history and has presided over thousands of Criminal, Civil and Juvenile court cases in nearly eight years of full time volunteer judicial service. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Checkin begins at 11:30am with the buffet lunch and meeting starting promptly

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I would have been. The lady overstayed her welcome.

That wasn't unusual, however, several members of the audience asked waaaaay too long of a question . . . and Mayor Sam heard them out.

Mayor Sam did acknowledge me, and The Paper, when, after pointing out he and his administration had reversed a deficit to a surplus of $8 million. "I want to see that on the front page of The Paper," he said, with a smile, later saying, "obviously, with that statement I was speaking to lyle." And he said it with a smile.

Long meeting . . . for me, a boring meeting . . . but, really, the best part about the meeting was not the anticipated histrionics, which never happened, but Sam's briefing on the city accomplishments, how he and his fellow council members had turned the city's financial situation around . . . and how they intended to continue that progress.

at 12noon and concluding at 1pm. Reservations are necessary; call 442.999.5077. Cost is $14/person. For more info about TERC, visit Join the Pacific Belles Chorus for Open Sing – Do you enjoy singing and miss being a part of a singing group? The Pacific Belles Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will host their 2013 Open Sing for all women, of any age, with an interest in singing, to visit rehearsals every Monday night (next one on October 21) at 7pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido. You will learn about a cappella 4-part harmony and practice with the Chorus. Open Sing participants can join the Chorus for the performance of their December 7th holiday show. We love new singers. For more info, call 760.599.9452.

Rancho Guejito Revisited at Escondido Public Library - The Pioneer Room Friends will host a talk by Bruce Coons, Executive Director of “Save Our Heritage Organization,” on the historic Rancho Guejito on Tuesday, October 22, at 6pm in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia, Escondido. This massive 22,000-acre rancho, east of Escondido and north of Ramona, has been the subject of inquiry and controversy for years. It is the last undeveloped Mexican land grant rancho in San Diego County and famed for its native grasslands, oak covered hillsides, wildlife, and the modest Guejito Creek. Free and open to the public, this program is part of an annual meeting of Pioneer Room Friends, a support group of the library’s local history and genealogy archive. Light refreshments will be provided. For more info on this and other Library programs, visit the website at or call 760.839.4839.

On balance, I give him something higher than a passing grade.

(Oh . . . one last thought. Mayor Sam needs a much better quality microphone. The Mickey Mouse chest mike he had "mushed up" his words and made him hard to understand; however, when the roving mike was held for audience members, they were clearly and easily understood.)

Carlsbad Republican Women’s Meeting Scheduled - The Carlsbad Republican Women Federated will hold its last luncheon of 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 6450 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, on Tuesday October 22nd. The social hour begins at 11am, followed by a meeting and speaker. The next CRWF luncheon will be on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. The cost is $30/members and $35/non-members. RSVP by October 18 to Niki Coates at 760.931.9420 or CRWF is a local unit of the National Federation of Republican Women which was organized to help preserve our fundamental American values.

Tri-City Medical Center to Host Women’s Health Symposium – Family and friends are invited to attend Tri-City Medical Center’s Heroes in Heels 2nd annual Women’s Health Symposium on Saturday, October 26, from 8am to 3pm, at the Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad. Carrie Flintom, author of the inspirational book “Heroes in Heels” will be the keynote speaker. This is a free community event where physicians and health experts will have presentations on topics such as breast health, healthy skin, and stroke prevention. In addition, it will feature a beauty and wellness expo where attendees can participate in cosmetic clinics, skin cancer screenings, spa treatments, and wellness exhibits. Attendees will receive a complimentary breakfast and lunch during the event. No RSVP is required. For more info, call 855.222.8262 or visit Dance Students Invited to Master Class for Mexican Folkloric – The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, has partnered with Ballet Folklorico Tierra Caliente (BFTC) to offer local dance

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The Advent of Rock 'n' Roll

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Those of us old enough to remember know that Bill Haley and the Comets crashed onto the music scene in 1955, with "Rock Around The Clock." While it has been said he was the first, the term "Rock 'n' Roll" was coined by Cleveland Dee-Jay Alan Freed back in 1951, as his way of describing the black rhythm and blues records he was playing. Other music historians, however, challenge the Bill Haley notion by pointing out that Elvis Presley first recorded "That's All Right" in 1954. While either story is arguable,

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students the opportunity to explore the history and movement of Mexican Folkloric dance. This two-hour intensive will take students through the meaning of movements, costumes and steps, and culminate with them learning a choreographed folkloric number. Participants must be at least 14 years old and have basic dance experience. The master class will be from 11am-1pm on Sunday, October 27, in Studio 4. Tickets cost $15 for Center members and $20 for non-members. The price for the class includes admission into the BFTC’s November 1st performance in the Concert Hall. For more info about the class and the performance, or to purchase tickets, visit or call the Ticket Office at 800.988.4253. Diamond Ball to Benefit Tri-City Medical Center – You are invited to celebrate an extraordinary evening as the Tri-City Hospital Foundation presents the 2013 Diamond Ball on Saturday, November 2nd at 6pm at Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad. For more info and details, call 760.940.3597 or visit

“Center Stage” Series Introduces Students to Live Theater at The Center – In addition to introducing students to live theater through weekday matinee performances, it teaches important lessons along the way and connects to a variety of curriculum areas including history, literature, science, music and dance. Each performance is geared toward specific age levels, from kindergarten through high school; some focused while others can be enjoyed by all grades. All regional school groups are welcome, including home-

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no one disputes the fact that Presley was the "King of Rock 'n' Roll." He had a unique ability to combine the rhythms of black gospel, soul, and blues with smoldering sex appeal. He became a world-wide sensation.

Elvis recorded 18 No. 1 hits, 38 top-10 hits, and 104 top-40 hits until his untimely death in 1977. During his career, he was displaced only by the British hit rock group, The Beatles, who credit a lot of their style to Elvis. Today, when we hear a radio station playing the "Golden Oldies," more than likely it won't be Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Serenade," or Artie Shaw's "Begin the Beguine," rather it will be the hits of Elvis, The Beatles, Credence Clearwater, the Rolling Stones and The Who.

To that point, I was playing a gig with my combo a couple of years ago for a dance at the Encinitas Senior Center when a woman in her sixties came up

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schooled students. Through the generosity of the McBeth Foundation, $50,000 was donated to the Center this season to be shared between the “Center stage” and “My Story” programs. The next installment will be held in the Concert Hall on Tuesday, November 5, and feature BackHaus Dance: “Arrive: Connecting Literature and Dance.” The performance is recommended for grades 3-12. The Center (California Center for the Arts, Escondido) is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. For more info, visit the website at, or call the ticket office at 800.988.4252.

Annual Quilt Show and Sale – The North County Quilters’ Association will be holding their Annual Quilt Show and Sale on Saturday, November 9, from 10am to 4pm, at the Williams Barn (Walnut Grove Park), 1950 Sycamore, San Marcos (just off Twin Oaks Valley Rd and Olive St). A large number of quilts will be displayed, many of which will be for immediate sale as well as a boutique table featuring items made by the members. Raffle baskets will be available and over a dozen vendors will offer a variety of items. Entrance fee is $5/person. The Quilters’ Association is a nonprofit group that raises money for local charities and in the past they have supported Interfaith, Humane Society, Elizabeth Hospice, and others. Assistance League of North Coast to Host Autumn Fantasy – An auction, entertainment and lunch program will be held by the Assistance League of North Coast, at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, on Saturday, October 26, at 10:30am. Larry Himmel, KFMB News 8 will be the Master of Ceremonies; entertainment by Rhapsody, and complimentary valet parking are all included. Tickets are $85/person ($40 tax deductible). Call 760.224.5612 or email for information about the event. Visit the website for more information about the organization and support programs offered to the community.

Ghost Mountain’s Rider South to Speak at Escondido Library – Rider South of Ghost Mountain fame will speak at the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido, on Monday, October 28, at 6pm in the Turrentine Room. He will discuss his famous father, Marshal South, and his family’s 17-year experiment in primitive living in the Anza-Borrego desert. His father’s accomplishments as a western novelist, which were often obscured by his controversial lifestyle choices, will be highlighted. The program is free and open to the public. For more info on this and other Library programs, visit the website at or call 760.839.4839.

Workshops and Events at EAP Municipal Gallery – In November the following workshops and events will take place at the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, Phone 760.480.4101. Operating hours are Tuesdays from 11am-5pm, and Thursday through Saturday 11am4pm. From 2-4pm on Saturday, November 9th, Michel Saloff-Coste, visiting French artist and scientist, will talk about this international project and movement asking participants to design their own planet. Everyone is invited to participate; appropriate for all ages; imagine and create what your planet would look and feel like

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about their impact on the community. Please help us, only media attention can help right this wrong.

The City Council will hear the Appeal Oct. 22. I would be happy to meet with you or answer any questions. Thank you. Connie Signorino San Elijo Hills, CA. ••••• I married, had a career as a commercial artist (had other employment) raised a family and helped my neighbors, now what? I practice "20 good deeds a day" life style. A smile to a stranger is half a point. Doing an errand for someone is four points. Volunteering is 10 points. By the end of a day, I would accumulate enough points to earn 20 good deeds. After a while I stopped counting. Give it a try and see if it doesn't pick up your spirit and give a feeling of making it a better world. William Hart

using watercolor paints. Sunday, November 17, Lamp Work Bead Making – hands-on class taught by Kellene Richetts Nguyen. Learn to use hot torch and glass rods to make intricate beads. For more info, contact Kellene, volunteer coordinator at the Gallery. Then join in the Fundraiser for Art Supplies on Saturday, November 2nd for a Dia de los Muertos Music Fest at Offbeat Brewing Company. Hands-on ‘Day of the Dead’ activities include fact painting, cakewalk, sugar skulls, and all ages activities between 3-6pm with bands playing until 8:30pm. Donations benefit exhibitions and art supplies for the upcoming smART Fridays “artist in schools” program.

Palomar College Honors Art Barter at Gala – The 22nd annual Palomar College Black-Tie Gala, “Palomar’s Star Spangled Salute to Education,” is set for Saturday, November 16, at the La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. The evening begins at 6pm and includes a silent auction, dinner, student entertainment, a live auction, a casino, and dancing. Vista entrepreneur Art Barter, owner and chairman of Datron Communications, Inc. and President and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute, will receive Palomar College’s Comet Award for his philanthropic work. The event is presented by the Palomar College President’s Associates. Proceeds benefit programs for Palomar College students. Admission is $300 per person; black-tie attire is recommended. Information and reservations: 760.744.1150, ext. 2732, or online at

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Bahama Mama is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She's a 2-1/2 month old, 16 pound, spayed, female, Beagle / Dachshund mix.

One of the first things that people notice about Bahama Mama is her smile. It reminds us of a quote from Mother Teresa. “Let us meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” The $145 adoption fee for Bahama Mama includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, spay, and microchip. If you can't adopt right now, consider sponsoring a pet until it’s adopted. Meet your new cat, dog, or rabbit at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday. For more information call 760-753-6413 or log on to

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to the bandstand to ask if we would play some rock 'n' roll. We were playing mostly the big band stuff, so I thought it strange that a woman her age would want rock 'n' roll. Then it hit me. I was a freshman in high school when Bill Haley and Elvis hit the music scene and this woman was at least 5 years younger than me. Of course she wanted rock 'n' roll. Historic Memory -- In September 1985, thousands died in a major 7.8 earthquake in Mexico City. Actor John Gavin, who was the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, estimated the dead at more than 10,000. At least five Americans were known dead. Many of the high-rise buildings had become grave sites. Also in September 1985, after 73 years, the wreck of HMS Titanic was found in 12,000 feet of the Atlantic Ocean south of Newfoundland. Robert D. Ballard was the leader of the expedition that found the sunken ocean liner, which sank in April 12, with 1,595

Dusty is a 1-year-old neutered male bunny, ID 74971. Dusty is a shy young boy rescued from living in a dangerous alley. His coat has been sun bleached and will grow out after some TLC and good care. He is a sweet guy and appreciates his treats, so he will come around quickly. He would probably love a kind bunny girl to show him the ropes in a wonderful new home. Dusty is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, and is currently living in a private foster home. His $45 adoption fee includes neuter, microchip and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247, email or log on to The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

passengers aboard. Less than half, mostly women and children, survived.

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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed City Council Districts Are Being Drawn And Your Input Is Needed

The Escondido City Council is changing how its members are elected. Starting next year, four Council members will be elected from individual districts. This Fall the Escondido Independent Districting Commission will decide where these four districts will be located. The Commission needs to hear from you about your neighborhood and communities of interests and where they are located to help the Commission draw districts for the 2014 November election. You can tell the Commission about your community at a public hearing. Translation services will be available

at the hearings. The following are the remaining hearings:

Saturday, October 19 – 9 am at Mission Middle School, 939 E. Mission Ave. Thursday, October 24 – 6 pm at Felicita Elementary School, 737 W. 13th Ave. Sunday, October 27 – 3 pm at City Council Chambers, 201 N. Broadway The deadline to submit information to the Commission is October 31, 2013. You can give written information by email ( or by mailing or dropping off to the City Clerk’s Office:

Escondido Independent Districting Commission c/o Escondido City Clerk’s office 201 N. Broadway Escondido, CA 92025

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Celebrate 50 Years in the Making!

Vista is celebrating 50 years of “Cityhood” on Saturday, October 19 with a free, family event in Brengle Terrace Park. It will be a day of games, arts & crafts, live music and entertainment! Kids will enjoy the face painting, art and garden demos, bounce houses and the chance to inspect the equipment from the Vista firefighters, Sheriff’s deputies, the CA Highway Patrol, as well as the City’s Adopted Marine Unit. Demonstrating “speed art” by painting an entire picture and telling a children’s story at the same will be Vista resident Steve Allen. Adults can pick up informa-

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man with a rifle and pistol, Reeves, during his long career, developed superior detective skills. In 1887, the black Deputy Marshall was arrested himself and charged with murdering his posse cook, William Leach. Brought to trial before Judge Parker, Reeves testified that he shot Leach by accident while cleaning his gun, and was acquitted. Reeves retired from Federal service in 1907.

Reeves later became an officer

tion and meet community partners at the interactive and educational booths. Have questions about what’s happening in Vista? Be sure to drop by our City Booth to meet members of the City Council, as well as the City Manager and department directors. Thank you to our event sponsors Watkins Manufacturing, Atomic Investments, and Datron Communications. Saturday, October 19: 10 am - 5 pm Brengle Terrace Park

10 am: Opening Ceremony 10:30 am: Children's dance 11:30 am: BalletFolklorico 12:30 pm: Karate Kids in America 1:30 pm: Next Generation Blue Grass Band 2:30 pm: Through the Storm Chorus 3:30 pm: Get Back Loretta Rock Band

of the Muskogee, Oklahoma, police department in 1907, when Oklahoma became a state. He was then 68. He served for two years before he became ill and had to retire. He died of Bright's disease (nephritis) on January 12, 1910, at the age of 72.

'Bass Reeves', a fictionalized film of the lawman’s life and military career was produced and released by Ponderous Productions of San Antonio, Texas, in 2010. Actor Morgan Freeman has spent more than five years attempting to get the story of Reeves to the big screen, according to the film news site

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond San Marcos to Break Ground on Connors Park

On Tuesday, October 22 at 9:30 am, San Marcos city officials will mark the start of construction with a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the Connors Park construction project. The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at the park’s planned site, 320 San Marcos Boulevard west of San Marcos Elementary School. Primarily funded through a California parks grant and made possible through a joint-use agreement with San Marcos Unified School

District, the $3.9 million recreation area is expected to open in the spring of 2014. The 4.7-acre site will feature a multi-use synthetic turf field, lighted tennis/basketball courts, shaded picnic areas, a tot lot, restrooms and a concession stand. Named after the late Mary Young Connors, a San Marcos community leader and former elementary school teacher, the park adds to San Marcos’ 16 major parks and 18 mini parks, demonstrating the City’s continued commitment to providing recreational opportunities for residents.

For more information about the City’s parks and recreation programs and facilities, please visit, or call (760) 744-9000.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Howlin’ Fall Favorites

Fall is here and it’s time to mark your calendars!!

The Oceanside Public Library has some Halloween fun in store for us! On Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 PM in the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway, they will be holding the “Howlin’ Halloween Stories” event with special guest Ken Frawley. A fun and slightly spooky look at one of our most popular holidays will be told through Ken’s stories and songs. Then on Wednesday, October 23 at 3:30 PM at the John Landes Park Bookmobile Stop at 2855 Cedar Road, the Library will Freeman has expressed interest in playing Reeves in a motion picture about his life. It has been suggested that Reeves was the inspiration for the fictional character The Lone Ranger.

Once asked why he spent so much effort enforcing the "white man's laws," Bass reportedly replied, "Maybe the law ain't perfect, but it's the only one we got, and without it we got nuthin'." Sources: Bass Reeves, Wikipedia html ns-in-manliness-from-bass-reeves/

be hosting “Kooky Spooky Stories” with special guest Charles Johnson, the Paper Bag Cowboy. This will be a real treat with more storytelling for a fun kooky, spooky story hour. Both events are FREE and if you need more information, just visit www.OceansidePublicLibrary.or g or call (760) 435-5600. And don’t forget the fabulous “Heritage Park Fall Festival” on Saturday, November 9, from 12:00 – 4:00 PM, at 220 Peyri Road in Oceanside. It will be a great family fun day of games, music, food, chili cook-off and more. Admission is FREE. For more information, visit or call (760) 435-5041.

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How to Destroy your Notebook

Notebook PCs (laptops) are a wonderful convenience and indispensable for mobile applications. You can perform tasks while traveling, move about the area without having to be physically connected (wired) or you can use them as portable workstations between home, work or school. It’s a mistake to regard a notebook as simply a desktop that you can take places. Notebook PCs are more vulnerable to mechanical failure and far more expensive to fix.

Some components like RAM and hard drives are no more expensive to upgrade or replace but screens, keyboards, power supplies and motherboards are

Providing Homes for Those Who Have Sacrificed to Protect Ours

Last week, Governor Brown signed AB 639, legislation to provide housing aide to California veterans.

By passing AB 639, the legislature and governor are making a commitment to help low-income veterans in need. This bill will allocate money to develop housing space for veterans by building multi-family affordable housing complexes. A few years ago, I authored veteran housing legislation that placed an initiative on the ballot and was passed by California voters. The initiative established bond funding to help veterans access homeownership. While the need for housing is signifi-

far more expensive to replace on notebooks. Spill a Coke on your desktop keyboard and replace it for ten dollars. The Coke spill on your notebook usually means a new keyboard and motherboard, an expense of several hundred dollars.

Hard drive failures are a common problem in notebooks. At 7200 RPMs the outer edge is spinning at 80MPH. Moving your notebook while the hard drive is spinning can cause problems. If you tilt the notebook out of the horizontal plane, the “gyroscope” (spinning hard drive) will try to force itself back into its original plane of rotation (usually horizontal). This exerts strain on the hard drive bearings and mounting hardware. If you must move your notebook while the hard drive is spinning, move it slowly and keep it as close to horizontal as possible. Any movement while the hard drive is spinning can cause the read/write head to bounce off the disc surface and damage the disc or the head. This occurs frequently because users turn off the computer, slam down the lid and put it away before the notebook finishes shutting down.

(like a pencil), carrying it by the screen, allowing the power adaptor to put strain on the PC power connector and careless insertion of plug-ins like USB, HDMI, Ethernet, headphones etc.

Heat is the deadly enemy of your notebook. Using it at a location where its air intake or exhaust is blocked can cause rapid temperature elevation and premature death for components. Using your notebook on your lap or in bed can restrict airflow. Allowing dust and lint to accumulate on the fans and air vents can also contribute to heat stress.

Some other ways to abuse your notebook are by closing the case with an object on the keyboard

cant, very few veterans have taken advantage of this home-buying assistance.

AB 639 is a compromise that will maintain the original goal of the bond funds while creating a new use. This bill will repurpose some of the unused money to construct new housing for veterans who are looking for an opportunity to rent.

I believe this is the right policy decision. It is shameful that so many veterans are homeless and this bill is the least we can do for those who have done so much for our country.

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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There is a strong correlation between notebook quality and longevity. In our experience, notebooks from manufacturers like Lenovo, Acer, ASUS and Toshiba hold up better than those from companies like Dell and HP, who simply buy their products from Asian manufacturers. The best way to destroy your laptop is to loan it out. Brotherin-law, sister, nephew, your kids, grandkids, friends, neighbors, it doesn’t matter. Whether they use it for an hour, a day or a month chances are it will come back with problems. Don’t ask us why. It’s just one of Murphy’s Laws.


California’s Coming Boom

The United States is on the road to energy independence. We are projected to surpass Russia as the world’s largest natural gas producer by 2015 and by 2017, we are expected to become the world’s largest oil producer as well.

California is the nation’s fourth largest crude oil producer, behind Alaska, Texas and Louisiana. Our state’s oil reserves include an estimated 64% of all U.S. shale oil reserves. A recent University of Southern California study concluded that exploitation of California’s oil shale could create up to 2.8 million jobs by 2020 and add $25 billion to state coffers.

highest in the nation. This adds to the cost of doing business in California and is likely a contributing factor to our high unemployment rate of 8.9%. Since almost all crude oil produced in California is refined in California, exploiting our vast oil reserves would have an immediate, beneficial impact on our sluggish economy, as well as California’s long-term fiscal solvency.

In any endeavor of this type, the environment will have to be safeguarded. After all, California remains a nationwide example of environmental l e a d e r s h i p . Environmentally friendly ways to tap California’s oil reserves must be considered in any serious effort Despite the recent that seeks to reestablish decrease in the cost of our state as an engine of gasoline, California’s gas economic growth and prices remain among the nationwide prosperity.

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12. Further, you will stop playing baseball. It is not reasonable to host an event called the World Series for a game which is not played outside of America. Since only 2.1% of you are aware there is a world beyond your borders, your error is understandable. You will learn cricket, and we will let you face the South Africans first to take the sting out of their deliveries. 13.. You must tell us who killed JFK. It's been driving us mad.

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The name of the business: Rock On Pizza, located at 3440 Del Lago Blvd., #K, Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Berry Woolley 3440 Del Lago Blvd. #K, Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was Oct. 1, 2010. /s/Berry Woolley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/13/2013. 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17/2013

The name of the business: J J Bagwell Transport, located at 2338 Sandy Ln, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Palmer L. Bagwell 2338 Sandy Ln. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Palmer L. Bagwell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/26/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013



The name of the business: Hardwood Headquarters, located at 2447 Levante St., Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Zachary Gibson 2447 Levante St. Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Zachary Gibson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/19/2013. 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17/2013


The name of the business: Ben’s Janitorial Service, located at 1717 Macero St., Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Benjamin and Maria M. Leso 1717 Macero St. Escondido, C. 92029 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 2/8/1982. /s/Benjamin Leso This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/28/2013. 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17/2013


The name of the business: Braaap Wholesale, located at 724 Olinda St., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Jason Scott 724 Olinda St. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jason Scott This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/20/2013. 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17/2013


The name of the business: Andrey Car Service, located at 1722 Elfin Forest Rd., #330, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Andrey Vorotnikov 1722 Elfin Forest Rd. #330 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 9/20/2013. /s/Andrey Vorotnikov This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/20/2013. 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17/2013


The name of the business: Iron Group

Protective Service, located at 250 Knoll

Rd., #120, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following:

Aleksandar Zivkovic

250 Knoll Rd. #120

San Marcos, CA. 92069

This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was


/s/Aleksandar Zivkovic

This statement was filed with Ernest





Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County


10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Revolution Ryu, Yamashita West, located at 1315 Hot Springs Way, #103, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Jacqueline Dunevant 657 Rolling Hills Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/1/13. /s/Jacqueline Dunevant This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/30/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013

The name of the business: Affinity Business Services, located at 2854 Rancho Rio Chico, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: KTK Enterprises, Inc. 2854 Rancho Rio Chico Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/April Lallo, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/12/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Waveshacks, located at 319 Woodland Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Juan Rodrigo Gallego 314 Woodland Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Juan Rodrigo Gallego This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/26/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Spring of Health, located at 1879 Matin Cir. #138, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: India Laubacher 1879 Matin Cir. #138 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/India Laubacher This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/23/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Countywide Legal Services, located at 603 Seagaze Drive #910, Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Daniel M. Milhone 603 Seagaze Drive #910 Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Daniel M. Milhone This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/24/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Hidden Valley Retreat and Spa, located at 24360 Old Wagon Road, Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Stephen Markowitz 2160 Newton Ave. San Diego, Ca. 92113 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/9/2007. /s/Stephen Markowitz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/27/2013. 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: October 2, 2013 To Whom It May Concern: The Name of the Applicant is: BAGHERIAN ENTERPRISES, INC. The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 3295 BUSINESS PARK DR. STE D VISTA, CA. 92081 Type of license applied for: 41-ON SALE BEER AND WINE, EATING PLACE 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: International Santa Fe Market, located at 277 S.

Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following:

Tom A. Sadeq

277 S Rancho Santa Fe

San Marcos, Ca. 92078

This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.

/s/Tom A. Sadeq

This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg Jr., County


Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/04/2013.

10/10, 10/17, 10/24 & 10/31/2013

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF CATERINA GIVEN Case No. 372013-00051275-PRPW-CTL (Amended) To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Caterina Zerilli, Caterina Bier, Caterina Given, Kay Given. Petition for Probate has been filed by John Given in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA. 92101, Madge Bradley Bldg. The Petition for Probate requests that John Given be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 11/05/2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. Dept: PC-1 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Petitioner: John Given 918 Coronado Hills Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 760.806.8072 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013


The name of the business: Aqua Crystal Water, located at 835 S. Main Ave #D, Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Myung Soon Jun 240 E. Fallbrook St. #22 Fallbrook, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/2007. /s/Myung Soon Jun This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/08/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31/2013


The name of the business: Idea Stone Concepts, located at 1555 La Mirada Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Jorge Mendoza and Patricia Castellanos 641 Beverly Pl. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jorge Mendoza This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/08/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31/2013


The name of the business: Mobiletec Automotive, located at 1140 Gamble Street, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Warren A. Shepherd 1140 Gamble St. Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Warren A. Shepherd This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/11/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31/2013


The name of the business: Precision Stucco, located at 29789 Corte Cruzada, Menifee, Ca. 92584, is hereby registered by the following: Gerardo Rodriguez 29789 Corte Cruzada Menifee, CA. 92584 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gerardo Rodriguez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/02/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 & 10/31/2013


The name of the business: Oceanside Design, located at 310 Tamarack Ave., Carlsbad, Ca. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Angela Zdelar 310 Tamarack Ave. Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 9/6/2007. /s/Angela Zdelar This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/30/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 & 10/31/2013


The name of the business: Vista Taxi, located at 1540 National Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92113, is hereby registered by the following: Mohammed N. & Shaima Faiq 779 Corte San Luis Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Mohammed N. Faiq This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/09/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/07/2013


The name of the business: Comfort Living Boutique, located at 1602 El Camino Real, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Tracey Perrault 7308 Lantana Terrace Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Tracey Perrault This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/08/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/07/2013


The name of the business: JWT Financial Solutions, JWT Management Solutions, JWT Tax Solutions, PayXpres, located at 125 W. Mission Ave., Suite 107, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: John Trudell Accountancy Corporation 125 W. Mission Ave., Suite 107 Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/03/2006. /s/John W. Trudell, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/10/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/07/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00070752-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Zachary David Fankhauser filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Zachary David Fankhauser to Proposed name Zachary David Jones. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: November 26, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 3. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 10/11/2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 & 11/07/2013

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The name of the business: California, Classic Pool Service, CCP Pools, located at 2231 Lee Avenue, Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Cody Allaband 2231 Lee Avenue Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/16/2013 /s/Cody Allaband This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/16/2013. 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31/2013

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Date of Filing Application: September 27, 2013 To Whom It May Concern:

The Name of the Applicant is: GD BEV, LLC The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 777 DEER SPRINGS RD. SAN MARCOS, CA. 92069-9757 Type of license applied for: 70-ON-SALE GENERAL RESTRICTIVE SERVICES 10/17/2013


The name of the business: California Pediatrics, located at 1595 Grand Ave. Suite 102, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: California Pediatrics, Inc. 1155 Avenida Azul San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Vanessa L. Neves, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/30/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 and 11/07/2013


The name of the business: Pilar Paint & Texture, located at 2040 Matthew Pl., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Angel Pilar Rojas 2040 Matthew Pl. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Angel Pilar Rojas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/14/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 and 11/07/2013


The name of the business: Active Knots Therapeutic Massage, located at 403 W. 9th Ave., 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 10/01/13. /s/Elisa Cohen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/08/2013. 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 and 11/07/2013

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: September 10, 2013 To Whom It May Concern:

The Name of the Applicant is: GIUSEPPE LOMEDICO, MARSHA ANN LOMEDICO The applicant listed above is applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 986 E. VISTA WAY VISTA, CA. 92084-5240 Type of license applied for: 41-ON SALE BEER AND WINE, EATING PLACE 10/10, 10/17 & 10/24/2013








Plumbing, located at 2448 Alexander

Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby

registered by the following:

Michael Huls

2448 Alexander Dr.

Escondido, Ca. 92029

This business is conducted by an indi-

vidual. First day of business was n/a.

/s/Michael Huls

This statement was filed with Ernest





Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County


10/17, 10/24, 10/31 and 11/07/2013

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Pastor Hal Seed New Song Community Church Oceanside Grand Opening for Church in a Movie Theater

Downtown Oceanside is experiencing something of a revival, as New Song Seaside Church begins its Grand Opening services at the Regal Theater there.

Over 150 people were part of the initial service, held October 6. Mayor Jim Wood was one of them. Wood welcomed the new church to town and sketched his vision for Oceanside’s future. How does church happen in a movie theater? Adults meet for worship in one of the multi-plex theaters, while children have their own worship experience in another. Both benefit from full

Pastor Wes Coddington couldn’t be more excited about what is going on. “Our country is going through some struggles right now, but there is hope happening in Oceanside!” People are making new friends and finding their way back to God.”

Coddington, a former business trainer, moved his family to Oceanside because “God called us. I can’t explain it. I just know we’re where we’re supposed to be.” Coddington’s warm and personal communication style flows out of a depth of life experiences. Wes has had two kidney transplants. He and his wife Karen believe God saved him to do what he is doing now: bringing new life to Oceanside. Seaside’s Grand Opening theme is Building a Great Life. The Grand Opening continues from Oct. 6 to Nov. 11, with barbecues after most Sunday services. Church is held Sundays, at 9:30 a.m.


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