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Volume 43- No. 43

by Dan A. D’Amelio

(Our grandson, Andrew, is a U.S. Army second lieutenant, serving with the military police in Germany. In his unit is Sergeant Jessica Hager, who by a remarkable coincidence is from the same city of Yucaipa where my wife and I live.

We arranged to meet Sgt. Hager when she came home recently on furlough, and we enjoyed meeting this vivacious young woman, who told us she The Paper - 760.747.7119


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was planning to make the Army her career.

Impressed by her dedication, I decided to find out about women in the military, and the following is what I learned.)

By the time World War II ended, there were 400,000 women in the U.S. military and they assisted in every branch of our military. In September 1942, on the suggestion of the president’s wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, a women’s

ferrying squadron was formed.

All the women selected had to be experienced pilots. After a forty-day orientation, the women pilots began flying airplanes from factories to Army Air Corp bases around the U.S.. During the war, the 1,074 women pilots flew every type of plane—from 9-47 Thunderbolt fighters to B-29 bombers, flying more miles than their male counterparts who were in combat. But in their line of duty the women pilots paid a consider-

able price: thirty-eight pilots killed and thirty-two injured.

Most women in our military were nurses. The Army Nurse Corps, established in 1901, was the oldest female branch in the U.S. military. In World War II there were more than 57,000 Army nurses. Although officially nurses have been noncombatants, they took part in the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Normandy.

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Hitting the beach of the Algerian coast, an Army nurse remembered, “It was horrible gazing down at the swaying ladder, our helmets like iron on our heads, full packs on our backs…Suddenly there was an especially heavy explosion and then somehow we were in the landing boat. And I thought, if Florence Nightingale could see us now!”

In the Pacific, Army nurses had to cope with the same jungle environment as the men— 100-degree temperatures; suffocating humidity, torrential rains; knee-deep mud; constant swarms of mosquitoes that settled on their food in thick clusters; leeches; poisonous snakes; and high jungle grass that sliced human flesh like a razor blade. And it was a similar environment that Army nurses found themselves in while serving in Vietnam. Major Eunice Splawn, along with other Army nurses, worked with male nurses. During a Viet Cong

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! English: The Way She is Spoke

1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. 4) We must polish the Polish furniture. 5) He could lead if he would get the lead out. 6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert. 7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present. 8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum. 9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes. 10) I did not object to the object. 11) The insurance was invalid

attack in Da Nang, American casualties were heavy. “In just one day,” she recalled, “we handled more than one hundred and six patients.” Lieutenant Kathleen Cordova, also an Army nurse in Vietnam, worked at an evacuation hospital near Saigon.

On a steady basis, Marines and Army soldiers were brought to the hospital, and with the arrival of each batch, Cordova had to steel herself.

Cordova remembered, “I put too many of these young men in black body bags. And often there were only pieces of them— arms, legs and other body parts…The last sound I heard was the sound of the zipper. Each time I would go out in the back and cry my eyes out. Then I’d come back and do it all over again.” In Vietnam, eight Army nurses were killed, and in World War II, two hundred and fifteen lost their lives.

As for Navy nurses in World War II: at the start of the war, Navy nurses numbered 787; by

for the invalid. 12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row. 13) They were too close to the door to close it. 14) The buck does funny things when the does are present. 15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line. 16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow. 17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail. 18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear. 19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests. 20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend? Let's face it - English is a crazy language.

There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig. And why is it that writers write but fingers don't fing, grocers don't groce and hammers don't ham? If the plural

the war’s end, their number had reached 11,086.

More than 1,200 Navy nurses served overseas in land hospitals and on hospital ships. By the end of the war, the Navy had fifteen of these ships in the Pacific, and Navy nurses staffed twelve of them (the other three ships had male medics). A total of forty Navy nurses in Europe and the Pacific died in the line of duty.

In addition to serving in combat zones, women also took positions in administrative work that Army men had been doing, thus freeing up ablebodied men for combat duty. Originally formed in May 1942, as the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAACs), the women were assigned to replace men as clerks, mechanics, typists, cooks, and drivers, as well as working in other capacities.

Then, ten months later, in January, 1943, Congress gave the WAACs expanded responsibilities and a new name— Women’s Army Corp (WACs) of tooth is teeth, why isn't the plural of booth, beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? One index, 2 indices? Doesn't it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend? If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it? If teachers taught, why didn't preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? Sometimes I think all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane. In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell?

How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which, an alarm goes off by going on.

English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at all. That is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are out, they are invisible.

and 40,000 of the original 100,000 were assigned for duty with the Army Air Force and trained as radio operators, code instructors and airplane mechanics. Meanwhile, in July 1942, the Navy had established its own women’s component: Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (WAVES). Within a year, there were nearly 4,000 Wave offices and 21,000 enlisted WAVES. They worked in a wide variety of positions, including control tower operators, instructors in celestial navigation, and as gunnery and simulated flight trainers.

The contribution the WAVES made to the war was not without cost. Seven women officers and sixty-two enlisted women died in the line of duty. In November 1942, the Coast Guard also joined in with a women’s unit: SPARS, the Coast Guard’s acronym for the Service’s motto, Semper Paratus, Always Prepared.

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PS. - Why doesn't 'Buick' rhyme with 'quick' ?

You lovers of the English language might enjoy this .. There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that is 'UP.'

It's easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP? At a meeting, why does a topic come UP? Why do we speak UP and why are the officers UP for election and why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report? We call UP our friends. And we use it to brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver; we warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We lock UP the house and some guys fix UP the old car. At other times the little word has real special meaning.

People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses. To be dressed is one thing, but to be dressed UP is special. A drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP. We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night.

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‘Women . . In Combat’ Cont. from Page 2 Then in February 1943 the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve (MCWR) was established, and before the war ended there were nearly 3,000 women Marines. From the onset of women joining the Marines, the Marine Commandant, General Thomas Holcomb made it clear. “The women don’t have cute names, like WACS or WAVES . They get their basic training at a Marine post. They inherit the traditions of Marines. They are Marines.”

For women who wanted to join the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, there were strict qualifications. They had to be U.S. citizens; not married to a Marine; have no children under age 18; be at least five feet tall; weigh at least 95 pounds; and have good vision and good teeth. The age limits for enlisted women were 20 to 35, with at least two years of high school. For officers, the age limits were 20 to 49. Officer candidates needed a college degree or a combination of college and work experience. In time, the Marine Corps relented and the wives of enlisted Marines were accepted into the Women’s Reserve.

Officers were trained at the Navy schools in Massachusetts, while enlisted women received their initial training at Hunter College in New York City, and then they were shipped to the largest Marine training base on the East Coast, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. There, shouting NCOs (non-commissioned officers) herded the women into crowded buses and took them to austere barracks that had toilet stalls without doors and group shower rooms. The women stared in shock and disappointment.

But in time, the Corps improved the quality of living for the women Marines: for privacy, toilet stalls had doors and showers had curtains. Marines had mixed feelings about these arrangements for women, but Marine commanders were proud to guide visitors

and dignitaries through the immaculate women’s barracks. In time, the Marines came to appreciate the considerable number of jobs carried out by the women Marines, which included working as radio operator, rigging parachutes, driving large Marine vehicles and working as simulated flight instructors. In World War II, and in wars prior to that war, women were rarely in combat. As dictated by military policy, their jobs kept them mostly away from enemy lines. But all this changed and changed big-time in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In these two wars, tens of thousands of American military women lived, worked and fought alongside of men. And they fought with the same level of courage and effectiveness as men.

Lizette Alvarez, a correspondent for the New York Times, reported in August 2009, American women in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars “have done nearly as much in battle as their male counterparts.” And John Nagl, a retired colonel and the president of a military research institute in Washington, D.C., said, “We literally could not have fought the Itaq war without women.” Many American women ended up in combat as a result of being “attached” to a combat unit to search Iraqi and Afghan women for weapons. Only female troops were allowed to do this because of Islamic restrictions on malefemale contacts.

Both men and women have paid a great price in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The total number of casualties for both wars was 4, 570 men killed in combat and 32,799 wounded, and 139 women were killed in enemy action and 783 were wounded. There have been many accounts of American men in combat. What follows are some accounts of women in combat, in their own words.

Sergeant Chantel Razak: “We deployed with an infantry company in Iraq. We lived with them; we ate with them; we

patrolled with them. Then we had our first casualty. Our platoon leader had his face torn off, and his legs were shredded. I remember standing at the gun, crying while I’m shooting. Then later, my platoon leader is tugging at my pants, as he was lying on a stretcher below me. “He says, “I can’t feel my legs.” I looked and then said, “We’ve got you, sir and we’re getting you home. You’ll be okay.” And we held hands and cried. A lot of us broke down. I know me, personally, I didn’t want to talk about it. I just said, ‘We’re going to go back there and kick some ass. We were going to get them for what they did to ours.’” Army Specialist Veronica Alfaro: “That night outside of Baghdad, I was the gunner because we were short a soldier. Our convoy was about halfway to our destination when we hit a spot in the road where we have to really slow down. I have the night-vision goggle on one eye, and all of a sudden I can hear these loud snaps right by my head. I dropped down, and I was like, ‘Shit. Here we go.’ I started returning fire with my smaller weapons, and then I could see, far away in the brush, muzzle flashes. So I started unloading the .50 cal, and I just let it rock. I can’t even describe the feeling I had. Round for round, you’re shooting back and forth, It was insane. Then the muzzle flashes stopped. The thing about that story is, nobody believed me. Some of the senior leadership thought I made it up just so I could shoulder the gun. The next morning, when the sun came up, the guys who didn’t believe me were climbing all over the truck looking for where bullets maybe hit. Sure enough, a bullet had taken a chunk out of the protective glass of the turret— just a little bit over and that thing would have smacked me square in the fucking chest. After that, nobody said anything to me anymore. When they gave me the Combat Action Badge, there were some other people who also got awards—all guys. There’s a

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Letters to the Editor

Escondido Voting Districts

At first I favored the idea of creating voting districts in Escondido because I believed this would create a City Council more responsive to the needs of the citizens as well as to make it more affordable for folks to run for office. However, press releases suggest special interest groups seek to gerrymander districts favoring their causes. Country club area residents don’t want their area divided. The ACLU and Latino activists apparently want at least one large district based exclusively upon ethnicity. Mobile home park residents have come forward to plead for their own district. This is all utter nonsense!

Escondido is a homogeneous community comprised of many races, political and religious points of view. All citizens can be fairly served by simply creating four districts based upon relatively equal population with geographic boundaries that protect our property rights. One district will naturally end up with a larger number of Latinos who will gain more voice in government. That’s the way it’s supposed to be. No sensible person would establish boundaries that would bisect the country club area open space. No matter what happens mobile home residents are not going to have any less protection than they now possess. Voting district boundaries should be fair to all residents, not just special interest groups. /s/Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.

Who Controls City Parks?

Our grandson spent a week with us over the summer, while attending à soccer camp. The camp ended on à Friday. He and some of the other kids wanted to get together that afternoon and play around with what they learned. We agreed to meet at Ryan Park at two o'clock. When we got there the park was locked. At the time I thought little of it

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Former Army and Navy Academy Administrator Arrested for Sexual Molestation. Additional Victims Sought.

On Oct. 17th shortly after 5 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department arrested Jeffery S. Barton, a former administrator for the Army and Navy Academy. The academy is located at 2605 Carlsbad Blvd. in the city of Carlsbad. Officers arrested Barton, 56, of Oceanside, for the sexual molestation of at least six former students whom he mentored. Barton was employed by the academy from 1995 until 2013 and was the Head of Schools.

The department, in collaboration with the Army and Navy Academy, is attempting to identify and locate any additional victims who have been involved in or witnesses who have knowledge of inappropriate behavior by Barton. Victims and witnesses are asked to call the police department hotline 760-931-2276. The investigation began in June of 2013 when a victim, now an adult, reported past sexual abuse by Barton to the police department. Since that time, police investigators have worked persistently to develop a comprehensive case by collecting evidence, following leads and identifying addition-

Man About Town

One of the reasons we at The Paper love Dr. Greg Hurt of San Marcos so much is (a) he’s a brilliant dentist and (b) he gives a lot back to the community.

Thanksgiving is not far away and already Dr. Hurt has made arrangements to receive food and other items for this holiday season. One of his patients, Rosa Davis, coordinates the food drive in assocation with The Gleaning Field (760.945.1003) and the Living Faith Church (760.599.7025).

“We're also running a food drive for Thanksgiving with The Gleaning Field (760) 9451003 and Living Faith Church (760) 599-7025. Rosa set this up and has run it for years for

al victims.

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“Protecting children is the police department’s highest priority,” said City of Carlsbad Police Chief Gary Morrison. “We are equally outraged by the possibility of such a crime occurring in our community. We take any report of this nature very seriously, and we are using every available resource in our investigation.” Barton was booked into the Vista Detention Facility with a $2.1 million bail.

Investigators have been working closely with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and anticipate Barton will be charged with 16 felony counts in connection with the molestation of the students. The arraignment was currently scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 22. The investigation is ongoing. The police department continues to work with the District Attorney’s Office toward the investigation and prosecution of this case. Escondido DUI/Sobriety Checkpoint Nets 25 Citations

On Friday, October 18th, the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Sobriety / Driver’s License Checkpoint in the area of Centre City

poor families and military families in North.” Dr. Hurt heard of the program (from Rosa, who is very persuasive) loved the idea and jumped in with both feet. Anyone wanting to donate either food (canned Vegetables, Fruit, Cranberry Sauce, Yams, Gravy, or Instant Potatoes or Stuffing for Turkey, can drop it off at Dr. Hurt’s office at 162 Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, CA. Any questions, give him a call at (760) 7344311. If you have blankets, sleep rolls or bags, those are good for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Don’t we know great people? ••••• I’ve discovered a fascinating new blog called It’s a blog that deals with local (Escondido) issues and features a number of comments dealing, as the blog’s name implies, the 2014 Escondido elections.

The blog is the brainchild of Pat Mues, an excellent researcher and articulate writer. She attends a number of the city council meetings as well as the current Districting Commission meetings. She has been known to offer her

Parkway and Decatur. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.

Following are results from this event: Ø 1,359 vehicles drove through the checkpoint. Ø 733 vehicles were screened in primary. Ø 1 Field Sobriety Test was conducted, resulting in no DUI arrests. Ø 59 vehicles were sent to secondary screening (drivers who could not produce a driver’s license or who were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs) Ø 25 total citations were issued during the checkpoint. (5 for suspended license and 17 for unlicensed driver, 8 for no insurance.) DUI/Drivers License checkpoints have been shown to lower DUI deaths and injuries. A major component of these checkpoints is the deterrent effect it has on those who might drive drunk or drug impaired, bringing about more awareness and encouraging everyone to use sober designated drivers.

‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 5

opinion at these meetings as well as within her blog.

Not only does she keep one upto-date on the latest agenda items but if she has an opinion she will so state, and provide documenation to back up her argument.

It’s a place of civil discussion on and about our city government and its leaders, both elected and appointed. If you are interested in Escondido politics, it’s a must read. (I say that even if I might disagree with her upon occasion. She always does her homework and argues her position(s) well. I always respect that.) ••••• Long time pal and fellow Kiwanian, Dave Geary, traveled to Seattle last week to be with his grandson, Devin. Devin has had a lot of battles to fight for such a little guy. He’s only three years old (as of Monday, October 21st) and he’s been through hell for those three years. Devin has spent a lot of time at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital where he has been fighting the Big C, cancer, for most of those three years. Bone marrow transplants, constant chemo, constant exams, constant blood work, all kinds of experiences a little boy should not have to endure.

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 3 and we left.

Yesterday, at the Street Faire, I ran into the parents of one of the boys whose son was involved in this. They told me a friend of theirs looked into the situation. This friend contacted the City Council. Ed Gallo and Olga Diaz checked into the situation and found out it would be possible to get the gate open for kids to play.

Then the City Manager got involved and reversed that decision. That prompted me to write this. I need to know the following: 1. Why is a public park locked? 2. Does the Mayor and City Council run Escondido or does Clay Phillips? 3. If Clay Phillips is running the city, why do we need a City Council? Thomas S. Cowan Jr. Escondido, CA. 92027

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He has endured them and still is able to smile.

Above, Grandpa Dave has shaved his head so he can “be more like Devin” who is bald because of all the chemo he has received.

This photo was taken while Grandpa Dave and Devin watched the Boston Red Sox earn their way into the World Series. (Dave Geary is from the Boston area; you can tell that whenever you hear him tawk . . . or talk).

Dave told us, “When Boston scored a run he would say ‘Go Boston or go Redsox.’ It was a great night not only watching TV and hanging out with Devin but our Sox won.”

Dave also told us: “Devin slept all night. This morning we got up at 8am walked two laps around the hospital floor and then one lap on his bike. It is so

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‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 4.

Before your latest articles. Wait till proven guilty. Before spreading the comments. Also your boldness to deliver your newspaper door to door. In mobile homes. Stop pushing the paper and your personal view on others. If people want to read it. They know where to find it. In the clubhouse. Thank You /s/Rosie Escondido, CA.

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nice the kids get to bike on the floor since they cannot leave.”

We are all anxious for Devin to get well. He has suffered enough. It’s time for him to be able to enjoy being a little boy. Bless the doctors and nurses who are helping him. And bless good ol’ Grandpa Dave while you’re at it. Good job, Grandpa Dave! I have a hunch Devin had a great time with you! ••••• Great friend and retired Pastor Dick Huls is teaming up once again with Don Heller of Heller Ford and planning on yet another elk hunt in Wyoming come the end of November. I can think of

Low back pain can be a crippling experience. You might not be able to play golf, work, or even sit in the car for a 30-minute drive. And you may not be able to remember the last time you even had a restful night’s sleep.

Life cannot be enjoyed to its fullest if you are suffering with low back pain or sciatica . . . that just will not go away! Do You Have any of the Following Conditions? • Sciatica • Lower Back Pain • Spinal Stenosis • Degenerative disc disease • Herniated or Bulging Discs • Facet Syndrome • Failed Back Surgery

Fortunately, if you are suffering from any of these problems, your pain may be relieved or eliminated by non-surgical spinal decompression therapy.

Far too many medical doctors believe your options are limited to bed rest, pain pills, exercises, steroid injections, and surgery. They are wrong! That’s because there

warmer places I’d rather be than the wintry Wyoming at the end of November but these guy are hardy adventurers, hunters, fishermen - many, many talents and skills.

Pastor Huls is not only a fascinating speaker but is a beekeeper, hunter, fisherman, gardener, explorer, world traveler, community activist, and, even though formally retired, still pastors a nice flock of congregants at the plush North County Retirement community of Fair Winds - Ivey Ranch. We have journeyed over on several Sundays to hear Pastor Huls speak and have never been disappointed. I’ve mentioned here before that he has spoken to our Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club at least six or seven times; he’s that popular.

As for Don Heller . . . we don’t see nearly enough of him. He’s pretty much semi-retired from the auto business, letting his son, D. J., do most of the heavy lifting. Don has hunted and fished all over the world, having earned more than a few frequent flyer miles.

He and Pastor Huls are great pals and often kibbitz and talk over the great hunting adventures they’ve shared.

‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4 Bichon Bash This Saturday

For those who are unaware, a Bichon is one of the prettiest dogs you’de ever want to see.

Spinal decompression therapy can create a decreased pressure within the disc that can allow the disc material to be pulled back into its normal position . . . and bring a fresh blood supply to promote healing.

ers of this event . . “you’re just likely to fall in love and take a Bichon home with you!” Call (858) 408-1937 or email Tri-City Medical Center CEO Fired

Larry Anderson, former CEO of Tri-City Medical Center has been terminated and board members are mum as to the reason(s) why.

Anderson had already been on paid administrative leave, again with no explantion as to why, when he was given the decision by the board. Bichon FurKids, a local rescue group dedicated to saving Bichon and Bichon-mixes, is holding their semi-annual fundraiser this coming Saturday at the Hidden Valley Obedience Club, 3396 East Valley Parkway in Escondido. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p. m. The Carlsbad based group has rescued and helped find homes for 2,100 Bichons in the seven years it has been active. Admission is $25 per person, $75 for a family of four. Fair warning given by the promot-

may be a non-sugical solution to your treatment plan that hopefully will make you pain-free. sciatica and low back pain! If you’ve heard about spinal decompression therapy, or always wanted to check it out and see how it might help your condition, now is the best time.

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Former CEO Art Gonzalez was similarly fired in 2008, replaced by Anderson.

The current board voted 6-0 to fire Anderson with Rose Marie Reno excused from the closed session.

Many observers are waiting for the other shoe to drop, recognizing that Anderson, a trained attorney, may well decide to pursue litigation. If, indeed, litigation is pursued, then possibly the public will learn from the evidence the reasons Anderson was fired. The question then becomes, does Anderson want that possibly damning evidence publicized?

You’ll get to see everything first hand and find out if this treatment might be your disc/sciatica solution, like it has been for so many other patients. And the best part of this treatment is . . . No Dangerous Drugs and No Surgical Procedures!

Spinal decompression treatments are very gentle and are almost always painless. In fact, every once in a while, I What this means for you is that in just notice a patient sleeping during a treata matter of days or weeks, you could ment session. be back on the golf course, enjoying Call today and tell our receptionist that your love life, or traveling again. you would like to come in for the For a limited time, until August 8th, Special Spinal Decompression $25 will provide you all the services Evaluation. that normally cost $145! We can get started with your consultaWhat does this special limited time tion, examination, and X-rays (again, if offer include? Everything I normally indicated) as soon as there’s an opendo in my new patient evaluation. ing in the schedule. You’ll get: • An in-depth consultation where I Our office is called Heilman will listen . . really listen . . to the Chiropractic and we are located at 245 details of your case. W. El Norte Pkwy, # C Escondido, • A complete neuromuscular examina- CA. I look forward to helping you so tion. you can hopefully live a pain-free life. • X-rays (if indicated) Sincerely, • Review of your MRI, and • A report of findings that includes a Stephen Heilman, D. C.

Dr. Stephen Heilman

PS. One of the biggest myths about pain is that it will go away by itself, without any treatment.

A study in the British Medical Journal found that myth to be untrue, showing that 75% of back pain sufferers -- who do not seek treatment -- will have either pain or disability 12 months later.

Bottom line . . . if your pain has not gone away by now, it’s not likely to go away on its own. Life is too short to live in pain! Call 760.480-4480

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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: Grants Presented to College and Young Republicans

Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall presented grants to College and Young Republicans on behalf of the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF) at its 7th Annual Salute to young people who are making a difference on their campuses and at their workplaces. The grant program, which began in 2006, has grown from donations to two organizations once a year, to six organizations twice a year. For more info, visit

‘Women . . In Combat’ Cont. from Page 3

tradition when the infantry get their badges. They pin it on their shirt, and then they use their fists to pound it on your chest—like, ‘That’s in your blood now.’ It’s kind of a thing. But the company commander just handed me my badge and moved down the line.”

Co-pilot Mary Jennings Hegar on a medevac mission north of Kandahar, Afghanistan: “When we landed, we deplaned our Special Operations medics, but we took a bullet through my windshield that fragmented. The pieces entered my arm and leg and created a lot of blood. My gunner said over SATCOM, ‘Our co-pilot’s hit. We’re returning to base.’

Now the enemy is tearing us up with heavy machine-gun fire. Just Swiss-cheesing us. But squeezing and un-squeezing my hand, I’m signaling my commander not to take off because the Special Operations guys are getting ready to put three patients onto the aircraft.


Social Butterfly

(l-r) President Thoralinda Soyland, Burn Institute’s Amanda Hambly, and SI-V Vice Pres/ Program Chair Dee Dee Timmons.

Pictured from l-r: front row, Kris Ashton, Point Loma Nazarene University; Lindsey Phipps, University of San Diego; Emily Wheatley, CRWF Advocacy Chair; Meg Stutts, California Republicans-South Region; Mayor Hall; back row: Mat Stockton, San Diego Young Republicans; Christina Bastianon, California State University San Marcos; Justin Vos, Point Loma Nazarene University; Karissa Colbrunn, San Diego State University. Not pictured, Austin Peters, University of California, San Diego. Soroptimist of Vista Hosts Speaker from Burn Institute

Development Coordinator Amanda Hambly of the Burn Institute was the guest speaker at Soroptimist International of Vista’s (SI-V) meeting recently at Shadowridge Country Club. The Burn Institute is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to reducing Then finally, we take off, at which point we see one of the fuel lines has ruptured. We need to land or we’re going to crash.

It’s a hard landing. We start taking heavier fire on my side of the aircraft. One of the patients on board, a female, is hysterical, and my gunner says to me, ‘This is why they shouldn’t let women on these kinds of convoys.’ I look at him. I’m armed. I’m covered in blood, and I’m like, ‘Are you fucking kidding me?

We finally made it back to the base.”

Although it is not yet officially recognized by the U.S. military, it appears there is enough evidence to conclude that, indeed, women have proved themselves to be as courageous and effective as men in combat. Sources: War and American Women by William B. Breuer. In Defense of a Nation by Major General Jeanne Holm Living and Fighting Along Side Men, and Fitting In by Steven Lee Myers, The New

the number of burn injuries

and deaths in San Diego and surrounding counties. For more info about the Burn Institute, visit their website at For more info about Soroptimist of Vista, check their website at or email York Times, August 16, 2009 G.I. Jane Breaks the Combat Barrier by Lizette Alvarez, The New York Times, August 16, 2009 Women in Combat by Nathaniel Penn, Gentlemen’s Quarterly, May 2013.


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November Kids in the Garden Class, Cooking Pizza

Alta Vista Gardens is starting the fifth year of getting kids outdoors to learn about their environment, nature, gardening, and to share art and music.

At the Saturday, November 9, class from 10am to 12noon, do a bit of fall cooking with Miss Mary, making pumpkin pizza. After cooking, take the Nature Tour with Farmer Jones through the 15-acre Gardens to experience animals and plants in their natural habitats. Class fee is $5/per child; accompanied adults are free.

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Local Woman Served in Combat Zone

Not a lot of people know this but Paulette Donellon, the distinguished Trustee representing the Escondido Union School District Board of Education in Area 3, served in a combat zone.

Paulette served in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for three months in 1991. When she boarded the plane taking her overseas she was headed for the Desert Shield operation; mid-air, it changed to Desert Storm.

“Our plane had to turn around and head back to Zaragosa, Spain,” she said. “We had two

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When you join and buy a family membership in the Gardens, the monthly kids’ class is free for a year. Donations are gratefully accepted. Pre-registration with Farmer Jones is required; contact or call 760.822.6824. Alta Vista Gardens is located at 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, (at top of the hill inside Brengle Terrace Park). Website is

Mixer” at Toyota of Escondido. There will be BBQ (Bob Lustig promised it would be awesome), special prizes and raffle, and a 15% discount card for parts and service for all in attendance. For more info, contact the Chamber at 760.744.1270.

Good Morning Escondido! - On Friday, October 25, from 7:30am9am, the Escondido Chamber will hold the Good Morning Escondido event where you can network, promote your business, and eat a fantastic breakfast to boot. Kick off your day with a Marie Callender’s Breakfast. Check-in begins at 7:15am at Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery, 515 W. 13th. Avenue, Escondido. Cost is $10/members and $15/prospective members. RSVP to For questions, call Christal at 760.745-2125, Ext. 204.

“Ultimate Halloween Party” Planned by Singles Group – Simply The best Singles, an upscale singles organization for ages 4060ish, has planned an “Ultimate Halloween Party” for Saturday, October 26, from 7:30pm-11:30pm, at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, Mission Valley. Masks/costumes are optional, DJ, psychic, photographer, prizes and more! Parking is $3. Dance price is $15/prepaid or $20/at the door. Contact for information and reservations, or call 818.577.6877.

Meetings/Events Calendar

SM Chamber Mixer is Today, Thursday, October 24 - Today is the San Marcos Chamber’s “After 5:30

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We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP!

To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP, look the word UP in the dictionary. In a desk-sized dictionary, it takes UP almost 1/4th of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions. If you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don't give UP, you may wind UP with a hundred or more. When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding UP. When the sun comes out we say it is clearing UP. When it rains, it wets the earth and often messes things UP. When it doesn't rain for awhile, things dry UP.

One could go on and on, but I'll wrap it UP, for now my time is UP, is time to shut UP! Flour and Water

How come when you mix water and flour together you get glue?.. and then you add eggs and sugar... and you get cake? Where did the glue go?

and activities, such as trick-or-treat at the playhouse door, decorate a wooden haunted house, make a spider collage, paint a pumpkin, pot a sunflower to take home, visit Princess, the “pumpkin head” parrot, and take a picture with the Big Pumpkin. The event is limited to 50 children, pre-registration is required. No scary masks or adults in costumes. In case of rain, meet inside the Ecke Building. Cost is $15/child for members; $18/child non-members. Regular admission fees apply to accompanying adults, payable upon arrival. Free for adult members. Pre-register online at m or in person at the office. Pre-registrations by phone, email or mail are not accepted.

Vista Garden Club Scholarship Committee Hosts Fundraiser – The Scholarship Committee is hosting a benefit fundraising luncheon Friday, November 1st, at 11am at Shadowridge Golf Club. The event raises funds to support students studying horticulture at Mira Costa College and other community activities. Since 1994, the club has donated over $49,000 in scholarships. Tickets are $25/person. For more information or tickets and reservations, contact Ruth at 760.432.0097. American Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Hold Rummage Sale – On Saturday, November 2, from 8am to 2pm, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary #7041 will hold a Rummage Sale at the American Legion Post #365, 1234 S. Santa Fe Avenue, Vista. Proceeds will support all veterans, services, families and community. For donations or additional information, call 760.726.0472.

Children’s Halloween Party at SD Botanic Garden – Looking for a fun and safe activity for the little ones on Halloween? The Children’s Garden, Seeds of Wonder at the San Diego Botanic Garden will be hosting a party for children ages 2-6 on October 31, from 10:30am to 12noon. Children are invited to wear their favorite costume and participate in Halloween and Fall inspired crafts

Melrose Ranch to Hold Harvest Dinner Dance – On Saturday, November 2, there will be a live band, dinner and dancing under

A Man Dining Alone

by Tom Morrow

A man was dining alone in a fancy restaurant and there was a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table. He had been checking her out since he sat down, but lacked the nerve to talk with her.

Historically Speaking

Suddenly she sneezed, and her glass eye came flying out of its socket towards the man. He reflexively reached out, grabbed it out of the air, and handed it back. 'Oh my, I am so sorry,' the woman said, as she popped her eye back in place. 'Let me buy your dinner to make it up to you.'

They enjoyed a wonderful dinner together, and afterwards they went to the theatre followed by drinks ... they talked, they laughed, she shared her deepest dreams and he shared his. She listened to him with interest.

After paying for everything, she asked him if he would like to come to her place for a nightcap and stay for breakfast. They had a wonderful, wonderful time. The next morning, she cooked

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The Rise and Fall of Napoleon

Just as the power of Adolf Hitler was created following World War I by the Treaty of Versailles, which left Germany stripped of its military, manufacturing, and national pride, plunging it into economic chaos, Napoleon Bonaparte emerged as emperor of France following the chaos of the French Revolution. After King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie Antoinette, were executed, chaos reigned over France. Neighboring nations such as Austria, Prussia (Germany), Spain, and Great Britain declared war on France. After the Revolution’s

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the stars at the Historic Melrose Ranch, 16757 Old Guejito Grade Road, Escondido. The event will run from 6-10pm, and will include fun, friends and food, including a BBQ dinner and Chocolate Fondue Bar. Tickets cost $40/pre-sale or $50/at the door. For tickets and information, call 760.751.9138 or 760,390.9277. Tickets are available at A-1 Irrigation, Armstrong Feed, VC Chamber, Country Junction Deli, Momma’s Coffeehouse, Shain Fitness, or online at

Discover San Marcos Hikers to Explore San Elijo Area - The City of San Marcos Community Services will host a Discover San Marcos hike to the San Elijo area on Saturday, November 2. This free, four mile hike will explore the trails north and east of San Elijo Park, including the Make-A-Wish Trail. A more challenging six mile hike to the Ridgeline trails will also be offered. Hikers will meet at the parking lot of San Elijo Park Recreation Center, 1105 Elfin Forest Road, near the corner of Elfin Forest Road and San Elijo Road in San Marcos. Registration begins at 8:30am; the hike starts at 9am. An adult must accompany all minors. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended; bring water and trail snacks. Dogs must be on a 6-foot leash. For information of hikes or the City’s trails, visit or call 760.744.9000, Ext. 3535. Dia de los Muertos at Offbeat Brewing Co. – On Saturday, November 2, from 3-6pm, the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery will present Dia de los Muertos hands on activities with local artists, raffle items, and local

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"Reign of Terror" during which much of France's aristocracy and leaders had been executed or imprisoned, a young artillery officer quickly rose through the ranks capturing the hearts of his countrymen much as he had overwhelmed his enemies on the field of battle. Napoleon was quick to capitalize on his popularity. He became known as “The Little Corporal,” which referred to where he started in the Grand Army and his short stature.

Firmly in control of the army, which meant he controlled the nation, in 1804, Napoleon was crowned Emperor of France. During the coronation ceremony in Paris' historic Notre Dame cathedral, the Little Corporal did something that shocked everyone witnessing the ceremony: just as the pope was about to place the crown on his head, Napoleon grabbed it and put it on himself. He would later explain that no mortal man was above the Emperor, so how could anyone but Napoleon himself place the crown?

With Napoleon firmly in control of what would soon become the most powerful army in Europe, France went on the offensive, conquering nearly all

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The Doctor is In! “adapt” to it, and often these dentures can be unstable. Is there some better alternative that can give us a stable replacement of our missing teeth but not cost an arm and a leg? Price is the million dollar question for those who are retired and on a fixed income. Fortunately, now there is an alternative that provides us with stable dentition without the tremendous cost of having fixed bridges done, or an array of implants. Implant Retained Overdentures

Implant Retained Overdentures for the CostConscious Patient As the Baby Boomer generation gets older our health-care costs increase, including dental care. With the advent of reliable implants we can “rebuild” our mouths, however, at times with considerable expense.

On the other hand, replacement of missing teeth with a denture (of which there are 55 million wearers in the U.S. alone) sometimes results in a less than comfortable appliance requiring us to

These will cost more than a conventional denture, but run much less than fixed bridges that require many implants. Normally only 4 (sometimes 5 to 6) implants are used to support an overdenture which lowers your cost dramatically. The denture is specially designed to lock onto the implants so that they won’t come lose when you’re eating, laughing, etc. (Use your imagination!) Yet, they can be removed for cleaning and are very hygienic. Actually, they’re easier to keep clean than fixed bridges supported by implants. Less Bone Requirements Drive Down Costs

When doing implant supported crowns and bridges, we need solid

bone structure throughout the arch, and frequently have to charge our patients for bone “augmentation” (addition of bone) to areas with insufficient bone to support the implant structure. I mplant Retained Overdentures require using less implants for support and we can “adjust” the placement of our implants into areas where the bone is most dense, often reducing or eliminating bone augmentation. Since the cost of augmentation can run anywhere from $450$800 or more per unit, that’s a big advantage both by avoiding surgery … and cutting costs! Care and Handling

Overdentures are “removable.” Most of our patients don’t like the idea of “removable” teeth. However, if you’re already in that boat, or headed that way, remember it’s easier and more thorough to remove and brush your teeth

and gums than it is to clean a fixed bridge in your mouth. As for placing them back into your mouth, overdentures literally “snap” back into place with stability and security. Price

In the final analysis, if you’re faced with some major rehabilitation of your dentition or in need of a stable denture, Implant Retained Overdentures is an attractive option! Cost is almost always a serious consideration whenever it comes to choosing your dental treatment options! An Important Money-Saving Reminder!

As the end of the year nears it’s important to use whatever dental benefits your insurance plan offers before they expire! We can help you plan your end of year dental treatment and help you apply it to your dental insurance benefits.

COSMETIC CROWN SPECIAL - brought back literally by our patient’s requests.

We are offering a $150 discount on all cosmetic ceramic (non-metallic) crowns for the month of October.

The San Marcos Dental Center Call us at

We’d love to answer any of your quetions. Our number is:


This offer will expire on October 31st, 2013!

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bands. From 6:30-8:30pm will be the DJ Motown Sounds and Grooving, live auctions. Join in for a fun day at Offbeat Brewing Co. to benefit exhibitions and ‘artist in schools’ supplies at the Gallery. Suggested donation of $20 includes limited special edition “Dia de los Muertos” taster glass featuring art work by local artist Mando Padilla. All ages will enjoy the hands on activities from 3-6pm. Make your reservations in the Gallery or online. For more information, visit the website at, 1223 Pacific Oaks Place, Suite 101, Escondido.

Woman’s Club Meeting Announced – The Escondido Woman’s Club will meet on Monday, November 4, at 10:30am, at their Clubhouse, 751 N. Rose Street, (corner of Rose and Mission), Escondido. The program will be at 11:30am, with lunch at noon. Cost is $12/person. Call 760.489.0579 for reservations.

Business Expo Planned by Carlsbad Chamber – On Monday, November 4, from 1:30-6:30pm, the Carlsbad Chamber’s Business Expo 2013 will be held at the Servant Leadership Institute, 1959 Palomar Oaks Way, 3rd. Floor, Carlsbad, 92011. Registration price is $299 thru October 25, and that includes an 8x8 ft. pipe and drape booth with 6 ft table and 2 chairs (additional $50 for electricity). To register for a booth, call the Chamber at 760.931.8400 or visit Other Chamber events coming up: November 1, First Friday Breakfast, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, 7-9am; November 3, Carlsbad Village Street Faire, 8am-4pm; November 8, Coffee Connection, Chamber office, 8-9am; and Office 2013 Workshop Part 1, 10am2:30pm; November 13, Sundowner, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, 57pm; November 15, Eco Bus Tour, 8am-12noon; and Office 2013 Workshop Part 2, 10am-2:30pm. Call the Chamber or visit the website for more info.

First Wednesdays Free Concert Series – The Center (California Center for the Arts, Escondido) offers three showtimes of the WOW First Wednesdays free concert series on Wednesday, November 6. Singer songwriter Carlos Olmeda will perform and showtimes are 1pm, 4pm, and 7pm in the 400-seat Center Theater. Olmeda’s eclectic musical taste is evident in his moving, rhythmic and multicultural concerts, and fans can hear at least four different songwriting styles in at least two languages performed with heartfelt passion and a sense of humor. Learn more about Olmeda at The Center is location at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Doors open one hour prior to showtime with tickets handed out on a first-come, first-seated basis. Center members can reserve seats. Memberships are available starting at $50, which includes reserved seating for four, or ten seats reserved with a $100 contribution. Donations can be made online at the Center’s website or by calling 760.839.4138. The WOW First Wednesdays 2013-14 season is generously sponsored by Mrs. Lois Brossart. The Ticket Office can be reached at 800.988.4253 or online at Library’s 2nd Saturday Concert Presents Harpist – Harpist Alexandra Tibbitts will perform at the Escondido Public Library, 239 S.

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fighter escorts and an AWACs plane and they reported SCUD missiles in the air, and it had been fired at the airport where we were to land . . . so we were diverted. But, the next day we returned and landed without incident.”

“Several times I actually saw a SCUD intercepted by a Patriot missile. On our second night in Saudi Arabia there were four of us women, sitting around on ammo cans for chairs, playing the card game “Uno.” We were really comfortable. Then the sky lit up. We looked up and then there was a huge explosion, shaking the ground. That was a SCUD missile that had just been intercepted by a Patriot missile. We had to dash back to our tent, get our gas masks, flak jackets, all our gear, ready for an attack. When we got to the tent all the other women there were crying. I guess they just then realized we were in a war zone.” We had several air raid alerts and I saw another Patriot intercept yet another SCUD. Amazing light show, then explosion.”

It’s something I’ll never forget. I really have a lot of respect for our troops serving over there. They are there for a year, sometimes two, sometimes three . . . we were there for three months and we quickly learned how frightening a combat zone is. Even with that comparatively short exposure to combat, I still have dreams about the experience, and that was 20 years ago. That’s how traumatizing those experiences are.”

Paulette was a patient administration specialist, working in the area hospitals. She went into the Army for the money it offered to go to college and allowed her to pursue her successful career and life.

Today, she and her husband, John Donnellon, live in Escondido. They have raised two sons, Michael and Kevin, She not only serves as a board member for the Education District, but is also a respected executive with a major education technology corporation and travels the nation, demonstrating her company products.

Ziggy is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 3 year old, 15 pound, neutered, male, Domestic Short Haired cat. Ziggy was abandoned by his owner then rescued by a neighbor who brought him to RCHS. One of the RCHS volunteers says, “Ziggy is one of the sweetest cats I’ve met in a long time.” He loves attention and gets along great with kids. Ziggy does okay with other cats, but he would prefer to be the only kitty in his new home. The $145 adoption fee for Ziggy includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, 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 760-7536413 or log on to

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of Europe and much of Russia. Because of early explorers and fur trappers, France controlled half of what is today the continental United States, plus much of the middle portion of settled Canada. The only thing stopping him from complete European domination was the British Royal Navy, the most powerful in the world. In order to raise money to build up his army and navy, Napoleon sold all of France’s territory to the United States in 1803. The prairie land between the Mississippi River, from New Orleans, which was France's Louisiana capital city, north and west to the Rockies and Canada were included. It became known as "The Louisiana Purchase.” The selling price was a staggering $15 million, less than 3 cents an acre. Today, nearly all of this land produces enough food to feed millions of people around the world.

In 1805, Napoleon lost a critical sea battle at Cape Trafalgar off the coast of Spain. Realizing his Grand Army could never cross the English Channel as long as the Royal Navy controlled the seas, Napoleon marched his Grand Army across Europe, invading Russia. Just as Hitler

Jesse is a 5-year-old neutered male Labrador retriever/shepherd mix, ID 74650. Jesse has a social, outgoing nature. He loves to go for hikes and long walks, and he gets along with everyone he meets on the trail, including bikers, hikers and other dogs. He is very polite on the leash and does not pull, and he also loves car rides. Jesse is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. His $85 adoption fee includes his neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. would do a century and a half later, Napoleon over reached his capabilities. He out-ran his supply lines, and being illequipped for winter, the weather and Russia's "scorched earth" tactic (burning everything and then retreating, leaving nothing for the enemy to survive on), Napoleon had to retreat from Moscow in 1812.

Napoleon was harassed and attacked by Cossacks all during the retreat to the Russian border. He entered Russia with 600,000 troops, but only 40,000 survived to return home. Napoleon returned to France where he was stripped of his crown and exiled to Elba, a small, desolate Mediterranean island off the coast of Italy. Napoleon was given a personal guard of 600 French troops, but the sea around Elba was patrolled by the Royal Navy. He managed to escape and return to power. In 1815, Napoleon led his reorganized Grand Army against the British and the Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo in present-day Belgium. Once again in defeat he was

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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 2013 - 2014 Pavement Repair and Rehab Program

Escondido’s road system is the City’s single largest asset. Like any capital investment, a road system must be maintained in a timely manner to minimize its life cycle costs and receive the maximum long-term benefit from the investment. Road pavements deteriorate under the action of traffic and heavy vehicle loading. In addition, road pavements naturally age due to environmental factors such as temperature, sunlight and water getting into pavement layers. A well-maintained road system is crucial to an effective commercial delivery system and the economic vitality of a community. If roads are

left too long without proper maintenance and timely overlays, they must be completely reconstructed at a much higher cost.

This year, the City Council increased funding for this essential program. The 2013-2014 pavement repair program will resurface over 3.75 million square feet of City roadways. The project will be completed in two phases with the bids for the first phase anticipated on October 24th. For a list of streets to be included in this year’s program please visit the City’s website at ngineering/PavementRehabStreetLi st.pdf

For general information about the City of Escondido, please visit

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Stay Safe this Halloween

As you get ready for trick-or-treating this Halloween, please keep in mind these safety reminders: • Purchase only costumes, wigs and props labeled flame-resistant or flame-retardant. • If your child is wearing a mask, make sure the eyeholes are large enough so they can see out. • Provide children with lightweight flashlights to carry for lighting. • Keep dried flowers, cornstalks and other decorations away from all open flame and heat sources. • Remember to keep exits clear of

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter One Stop Shopping for Seniors

Did you know the Gloria E. McClellan senior Center offers “one stop shopping” for area seniors? The center provides scheduled activities and services and includes classrooms, an auditorium, game and dining rooms, and a social service office.

The center’s programs include the popular service “Out and About” which provides transportation for senior and disabled Vista residents. Eligible adults receive door-to-door transportation assistance for shopping, medical appointments, to and from the senior center, and other trip excursions. If you do not need this service, but have a few extra

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stripped of his power and exiled to the even smaller and more desolate British-owned island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic of the coast of Africa where he died mysteriously on or before May 15, 1821. It's long been a debate whether he died of natural causes or was murdered. This is one of history's great mysteries. ONE MORE THING --

Napoleon's influence is still around us today. Every nation Napoleon conquered or controlled drives its vehicles on the right side of the road. The British drive on the left side of road. The reason has been argued, but the most common explanation is that Napoleon

hours to spare each week, please consider becoming a volunteer driver.

The Senior Center also provides monthly special events such as Oktoberfest, a Thanksgiving feast, and a Christmas holiday and New Year’s celebration. Live entertainment is also provided during lunch in the Senior Center.

The gift of a longer life means more time to travel, time to learn new skills, or even the opportunity to look into new careers, or to give back to the community. Whether you need to access information, locate services, need transportation, or would like to volunteer - the Senior Center can help. Check the Senior Center services at or call 760.639.9160.

wanted his cavalry to be able draw their swords and fight as they road down a road with the weapon on the outside of the column, instead of the inside. It makes sense if everyone was right-handed. Still, like his death, no one knows for sure.

And, why you ask, do we, as well as Canada, Mexico and Latin America drive on the right? Remember, France at one time controlled half of Canada before the British took it away from them. Mexico and all of South America were conquered by Spain and Portugal, both of whom were allies of France. As far as the United States is concerned, I figure it was just contrariness on the part of our Founding Fathers not to stay on the left, but take the right course. Ask any Brit today and they’ll

decorations, ensuring nothing blocks escape routes. • Use flashlights or batteryoperated candles when illuminating Jack-o-lanterns. • Do not allow children to carry sharp sticks or other objects that could cause injury. • When in doubt, throw it out— closely inspect all candy before allowing children to eat it. Discard any unwrapped treats from a stranger. • Young children should be accompanied by a trusted adult and walk from house to house on sidewalks when available. Halloween should be fun and safe for everyone and planning ahead can help make the festivities safe.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Dia De Los Muertos

The 13th Annual “Dia De Los Muertos” Celebration will be happening at the “King of the Missions” (the Old Mission San Luis Rey at 4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside), on Sunday, October 27, from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The historic “Day of the Dead” celebration has been observed for thousands of years by Mexican and Indigenous people to honor and remember relatives and loved ones who have passed away. Traditional altars for loved ones are built by families from marigolds and decorated with sugar skulls and favorite

explain, “You Americans drive on the right side of the road, whereas we British drive on the ‘correct’ side of the road.” Stay tuned for more history.

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Saturday, November 9, at 3pm in the Turrentine Room. Ms. Tibbitts began playing the harp when she was 12 years old and still has a passion for her music. She won the 2012 Soloist Competition at San Diego State University and in May 2013 performed Dubussy’s Danses Sacre et Profane with the SDSU Symphony Orchestra where she serves as the principal

foods. Anyone may build an altar and applications are available online at

Over 90 vendors with themed arts, crafts, jewelry, wares and delicious foods will be present, with music and dances native to the Oaxaca and Michoacan cultures on the main stage and within the Mission courtyards. This event is FREE, open to the public and attendees are encouraged to dress up and paint their faces in the spirit of the day. Onsite parking is $5 per vehicle and free shuttle buses will be stopping at the El Camino High School located at 400 Rancho del Oro Drive. For more information, please contact Maureen Sullivan at (760) 7573651. harpist. Concerts are free and open to the public, and generously sponsored by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library and the FanFaire Foundation. For more info, call 760.839.4839 or visit the website at http://www.library.escondido.o rg/.

Special Announcement – Two Fall 2013 Honor Flight San Diego flights were funded and the “Tour of Honor” for WW-II veterans was made on the weekend of October 18-20 and another one scheduled for November 1-3. Currently the need is to generate funds for a Spring 2014 flight. Funds are needed by November to secure the spring charter flight, hotel space and buses. Even with the two fall flights, there are still over 200 WW-II

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Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth The Computer Factory

Ransomware Send $300 or Go to Jail

Ransomware viruses have been around for years. Recent versions flourish on Microsoft and Apple PCs. Ransomware viruses are not true viruses in that they do not replicate inside your hard drive and spread from computer to computer. Ransomware infections occur when a user is tricked into opening a Trojan horse or when a botnet “herder” installs one on a user’s zombie PC. (A botnet is a criminal network).

The Trojan horse lures users to click on a link that appears to be from a “trusted source” like UPS, FedEx, USPS, your bank, Microsoft, Yahoo, Google etc. In reality that link or program is offered by a counterfeit, not the “trusted source.” A drive-by Trojan horse is a Trojan that attach-

MESA Program Helps California Meet Job Market Needs

Last week, I attended a Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) conference to recognize students from across California. 200 student leaders from 30 campuses attended the event to discuss the future of math, engineering and science education. The number of students, educators and leaders gathered demonstrated that California can still be a strong competitor in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. While our state is home to great research institutions, cutting edge technology companies, and innovative education models, California awards 40% fewer degrees in STEM fields as compared to the national average. This statistic, along with data that shows that there will be 8,654,000 U.S.

es itself to a popular URL like Facebook or iTunes and tricks you into thinking it is an offering from that “trusted source.”

Botnets “herders” operate hundreds of criminal networks that link millions of unsuspecting users to international crime networks. Millions of American PCs are unknowing “zombies” in one of these botnets. The botnet “herders” have total access to “zombie” PCs. It is believed that ransomware perpetrators collaborate with botnet “herders” in revenue sharing arrangements.

The best known ransomware viruses are FBI, DOJ, ICE, Homeland Security and CIA. These programs bring up a screen announcing that the user has been caught performing illegal operations on the Internet and will be arrested and charged within 72 hours unless they pay a fine (usually $200 to $400). Payment must be made by untraceable, noncancelable “moneypak.” The victim’s PC remains un-usable and locked on the ransomware screen. The perpetrators sometimes use the victim’s own web-cam to take a picture and create an official looking “wanted” poster on the ransomware screen.

of the notice they include a set of pictures showing graphic adult and child pornography. The idea is that the user will be too embarrassed or intimidated to seek professional help with the computer. California and nine other states require computer professionals to report any incidental discovery of child pornography on customer PCs. We here at the Computer Factory understand that this porn is not a result of customer Internet activity. Would technicians in corporate bureaucracies like Best Buy, Staples and Office Depot have that flexibility? Ransomware viruses are wimpy in that they usually don’t corrupt the OS (operating system) or user files. Normal operation usually can be restored by using external scans.

The overwhelming majority of victims recognize the scam and don’t pay, but removing the ransomware and unlocking the PC usually involves a trip to the computer shop. In order to keep users from taking their PCs to a shop, the bad guys have a nasty new ploy. At the bottom

jobs in STEM industries by 2018, indicates that California’s education system has work to do.

We must cultivate interest, educate, and prepare students to meet job market needs. Programs like MESA work tirelessly to achieve these goals, and much more can be accomplished with increased collaboration. I believe we can generate a new pipeline of researchers, scientists, and engineers with more private sector participation, experienced educators, and state policies that better support STEM education.

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That process typically costs $90. The worst case scenario occurs when the infection has corrupted the OS. Saving user files and re-installing the OS increases the total cost to $135.

A new ransomware virus (crypttolocker) popped up in early October. It is by far the most destructive malware we’ve seen in the eighteen years we’ve had The Computer Factory. If “cryptolocker” infects your PC you will never again see the pictures, documents, music or any other files that reside on your PC - unless you pay the ransom. Cryptolocker is next week’s topic.


Select Committee to Review California’s Criminal Justice System

California has recently been beset by a number of problems involving the state’s criminal justice system. Foremost among these are court rulings about overcrowding that have resulted in thousands of prisoners being transferred to local supervision, including San Diego County, to private prisons and to other states. I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed to participate in the Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment by Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez. The committee includes eleven members of the Assembly from both parties. Two of my San Diego colleagues, Rocky Chavez (ROceanside) and Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) will also participate.

The Select Committee will investigate possible solutions for our criminal justice and prison challenges. According to Speaker Perez, these include: “Updating sentencing laws, strengthening effective local approaches, and improving education and programs that break the cycle of poverty. The Committee’s goal will be real data-based, long-term solutions that will help us stop spending excessive money on prisons and allow us to focus more on investments that grow our economy and provide opportunity.” Crime is an issue that affects all of us, regardless of party, economic status, geography or ideology. I look forward to serving on the Select Committee and to finding solutions to problems that directly impact public safety, the first and most important responsibility of any government.

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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:

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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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

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: 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


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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: 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: 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


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 indi-

vidual. First day of business was n/a.

/s/Warren A. Shepherd

This statement was filed with Ernest





Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County


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

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


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


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


The Planning Division Director of the City of San Marcos has considered and does intend to APPROVE Director’s Permit 13-032 on October 28, 2013. Project No.: P13-0040 Case No.: DP 13-032 Applicant: Learning Matters Educational Group Request: A Director’s Use Permit to allow for the operation of a 7,240 square foot home school tutoring and administrative center within an existing commercial building. Location of Property: 100 N. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suites 110, 113 & 114, more particularly described as: Portion of Lot A of Map No. 13846 in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 219-117-49. NOTICE: • Appeal rights are available. Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Director, provided the appeal fee is paid and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) days (due no later than 5:30 PM on November 7, 2013). The Planning Commission shall hear the appeal within forty (40) days after the filing of such appeal. Appeal fees shall be paid upon submittal. Said appeal shall be in writing and specify where there was an error in the decision of the Planning Division Director. Contact the Planning Division at 760-744-1050, extension 3233. • The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos CA 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Art Pinon at 760-744-1050 extension 3204, or Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 10/24/13. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-028485

The name of the business: Brenda’s Lovely Treasures, located at 1074 Grape St., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Brenda L. and Timothy N. Townsend 1074 Grape St. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Brenda L. Townsend This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/04/2013. 10/24, 10/31, 11/07 and 11/14/2013

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

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Plumbing, located at 2448 Alexander

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vidual. First day of business was n/a.

/s/Michael Huls

This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg



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On the surface, these savvy business types sound like people most of us admire. They intended to: set out on a trip, reach a destination, spend some time there, engage in some business and succeed in making a profit. James is saying they were making their plans but not acknowledging God. He states further that our life is a mist or vapor and we don’t know what will happen. We have no guarantees in life. Life is more than just doing business, going places or making money. God wants us to acknowledge Him and seek His will. His purpose is greater than our plans.

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