November 30, 2017
Volume 46 - No. 47
Editor’s Note: Last week you were treated to a story by our prolific author, Friedrich Gomez, dealing with Humor at Thanksgiving. This week we offer a follow-up story - an easy and interesting read, also about Thanksgiving.
It’s a new writer for The Paper and we like his “stuff.” Hope you will as well. by Matthew Fabritius
When most of us hear the word Thanksgiving, we don’t typically think we need an explanation of the holiday’s history. Most if not all of us learned the basic history of this holiday in elementary school through a variety of harvest festivals and class stage plays concerning the 1620 Mayflower ship landing at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. You’re dressed up as a native Indian, someone else as a Pilgrim and of course some other kid has to play the pumpkin or turkey soon to be devoured. We know generally about the myth concerning the Pilgrims and their history, where they came from, why they came to America and what their intentions were once they landed in the New World. However, this myth is largely whitewashed and oversimplified as the Pilgrims were not simply poor souls looking for a better homeland. The Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock were largely theocratic Puritans who were driven out of England due to their extremist beliefs regarding Britain’s official state-run church, the Church of England. In essence, the Plymouth Pilgrims believed that the Church of England was rife with leftover corrupt practices from the Catholic Church which needed to be rooted out.
This particular Puritan movement in England traces its political origins back to Robert Browne, a pastor with the Church of England in the late 1500’s who divorced himself from the church for roughly six years. Ironically, he later returned to the church after a career as a school Headmaster and became an Anglican pastor. However, Browne’s moderate, short-lived rebellion against the Church of England went on to The The Paper Paper -- 760.747.7119 760.747.7119
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influence an entire movement of extremist British and AngloAmerican Puritans for the next 200 years throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.
The emergence of the Puritans and their settling of New England provided much of the peasant support for the later American Revolutionary War against the British Empire in 1776. Without the extreme, separatist attitudes of the Puritan settlers whose loyalties to England were already strained, the Founding Fathers would have had a far more difficult
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time leading a successful rebellion against the British crown.
Given the Pilgrims’ extreme, Puritan attitudes, their encounters with the Massachusetts wilderness were quite fitting. Out of the 102 passengers who rode the Mayflower to New England in 1620, roughly half of them died during the winter due to a combination of hypothermia, frostbite, scurvy and disease. The surviving Pilgrims later made contact with the peaceful Wampanoag tribe in March of 1621 and later in autumn held the traditional
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Thanksgiving celebration we recognize today. We know that the Wampanoags helped the Pilgrims to grow corn and other crops along with teaching them how to perfect the art of hunting wild animals. But who exactly were these Wampanoag good Samaritans? Where did they come from and what happened to them? The Wampanoag natives prominently inhabited the southern portion of Massachusetts from Buzzards Bay to Cape Cod until the end of the 17th century when a massive war with
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English colonists known as “King Philip’s War” from 16751678 exterminated nearly half of the tribe’s numbers. While many might infer that Philip was a British king, it was in fact the adopted English name for the Wampanoag tribal Chief Metacomet. Metacomet adopted the name Philip due to the Wampanoags’ friendly contact with the Mayflower Pilgrims roughly 50 years earlier. The war was primarily a result of violent English expansion into Wampanoag lands and attempts to subject the natives to colonial law. The powder keg event that kicked off the war was the arrest and subsequent execution of three Wampanoags in early June of 1675 by English officials in Plymouth Colony, who had been convicted by a court of having murdered an Indian translator named John Sassamon. Sassamon was an Indian native who originally served as a neutral liaison between the Wampanoags and English colonists. Later, he allegedly began to serve as an informant for the governor of Plymouth, erroneously claiming the Wampanoags were planning to attack English settlements. The Plymouth court then publicly
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Woman’s Revenge
'Cash, check or charge?' I asked, after folding items the woman wished to purchase . As she fumbled for her wallet, I noticed a remote control for a television set in her purse.
'So, do you always carry your TV remote?' I asked.
'No,' she replied, 'but my husband refused to come shopping with me, and I figured this was the most evil thing I could do to him legally.' WIFE VS. HUSBAND
threatened Chief Metacomet with seizure of his weapons and native lands in the event of any further notice of hostilities. In retaliation, the three aforementioned Wampanoag tribal members apparently murdered Sassamon by snapping his neck and then dumped his body in a local pond.
Whether or not the three Wampanoags were actually guilty of Sassamon’s murder is irrelevant. What is relevant is that as far as Chief Metacomet was concerned, the arrest and execution of Wampanoag natives by an English court was a severe violation of tribal sovereignty. The arrest and execution of the Wampanoag warriors would be akin to tribal authorities arresting and executing English settlers instead of handing them over to a colonial governor to be punished by “their own people”. This incident was a clear signal to the Wampanoags that the English colonists would not respect their tribal sovereignty.
As egregious of a tribal violation as the Sassamon affair may have been, not all of the blame for the violence lies with the English settlers. A tangential incident which escalated the conflict into a full-on war occurred two weeks after the Sassamon affair, where a group of Wampanoag Indians were caught trying to loot a newly'Yep,' the wife replied, 'in-laws' WORDS
A husband read an article to his wife about how many words women use a day: 30,000 to a man's 15,000.
The wife replied, 'The reason has to be because we have to repeat everything to men... The husband then turned to his wife and said, 'What?' CREATION
A man said to his wife one day, 'I don't know how you can be so stupid and so beautiful all at the same time.’
'Allow me to explain,’ said the wife. ‘God made me beautiful so you would be attracted to me; God made me stupid so I would be attracted to you!’ WHO DOES WHAT
A man and his wife argued about who should brew the coffee each morning.
The wife said, 'You should do it because you get up first, and then we don't have to wait as long to get our coffee.
The husband said, 'You are in charge of cooking around here and you should do it, because that is your job, and I can just wait for my coffee.'
A couple drove down a country road for several miles, not saying a word.
Wife replies, 'No, you should do it, and besides, it is in the Bible that the man should do the coffee.'
As they passed a barnyard of mules, goats, and pigs, the husband asked sarcastically, 'Relatives of yours?'
So she fetched the Bible, and opened the New Testament and showed him at the top of several pages, that it indeed says 'HEBREWS'
An earlier discussion had led to an argument and neither of them wanted to concede their position.
Husband replies, 'I can't believe that, show me.'
constructed Plymouth settlement called Swansea. As the Wampanoags were ransacking the Pilgrims’ houses, an adolescent boy with a musket spotted them and managed to shoot one of the thieves who later died of his injuries. The Wampanoags returned the next day and managed to kill nine Swansean Pilgrims in retaliation.
In preparation for the clear and impending outbreak of war, Chief Metacomet formed an allied coalition of Indian tribes numbering around 3,500 warriors to drive the Pilgrims settlers out of New England. This same tactic of bringing together rival tribes to counter invaders was a quite ingenious ploy. It had been used to successful effect before in 9 AD by the Germanic tribal chieftain Arminius who defeated three Roman legions numbering over 20,000 men in Germany’s Teutoburg Forest. A series of Indian raids followed on Pilgrim villages and wagon caravans along with two massive sieges of Springfield, Massachusetts and Providence Rhode Island. The Indian tribes waged an incredibly brutal campaign against the English settlers, making very little distinction between military and civilian personnel. The Indians killed unarmed farmers, kidnapped women and children and razed entire farms to the ground. During the course of the conflict, thousands of acres of
The Silent Treatment
Husband and wife were having some problems at home and were giving each other the silent treatment. Suddenly, the man realized that the next day, he would need his wife to wake him at 5:00 AM for an early morning business flight. Not wanting to be the first to break the silence (and LOSE), he wrote on a piece of paper, 'Please wake me at 5:00 AM. He left it where he knew she would find it. The next morning, the man woke up, only to discover it was 9:00 AM and he had missed his flight.
Furious, he was about to go and see why his wife hadn't wakened him, when he noticed a piece of paper by the bed. The paper said, 'It is 5:00 AM. Wake up.' Men are not equipped for these kinds of contests.
God may have created man before woman, but there is always a rough draft before the masterpiece. ••••• A little boy was waiting for his mother to come out of the grocery store. As he waited, he was approached by a man who asked, "Son, can you tell me where the Post Office is?" The little boy replied, "Sure! Just go straight down this street a coupla blocks and turn to your right."
The man thanked the boy kindly and said, "I'm the new pastor in town. I'd like for you to come to church on Sunday. I'll show you how to get to Heaven." The little boy replied with a chuckle.
"You're kidding me, right? You don't
crops were burnt and over 800 Pilgrims were killed in various Indian attacks.
In response to these successful Indian attacks, Governor Josiah Winslow of the Plymouth Colony called upon the military assistance of Captain Benjamin Church, who served in a colonial military unit that was essentially a precursor to the United States Army Rangers. Church’s role as a proverbial Germanicus was to hunt down the rebel Indian tribes and assassinate Chief Metacomet. Under Church, the English colonists waged an equally brutal scorched earth campaign of their own, strategically setting fire to the Indian coalition tribes’ crop fields in order to starve them out. A similar approach was taken by the Soviet Red Army during World War II to starve out the invading German Wehrmacht and by the Russian Imperial Army during the Napoleonic Wars to starve out the invading French Grande Armée. Hunting down the Indian coalition itself was not an easy task however, as the tribes frequently took refuge deep in the inhospitable forests and swamps of New England. There were no roads to follow and the coalition Indians were incredibly talented
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even know the way to the Post Office,” •••• Please excuse the four-letter words toward the end of the following story. I would have deleted them, but the story just wouldn't be the same.
A young Jewish couple got married and went on their honeymoon. When they got back, the bride immediately called her mother. "Well", said her mother, "so how was the honeymoon?"
"Oh mama", she replied, "The honeymoon was wonderful! So romantic!" Suddenly she burst out crying. "But, mama, as soon as we returned, Sam started using the most horrible language--- things I'd never heard before! I mean all these awful four-letter words! You've got to take me home! PLEASE MAMA!"
"Sarah, Sarah", her mother said, "calm down! You need to stay with your husband and work this out. Now, tell me, what could be so awful? What four-letter words?" "Please don't make me tell you, mama," wept the daughter. "I'm so embarrassed, they're just too awful! JUST COME GET ME, PLEASE!"
"Darling, baby, you must tell me what has you so upset. Tell your mother these horrible four-letter words." Sobbing, the bride gasped, "Oh, Mama, he used words like DUST, WASH, IRON, and COOK!" "I'll pick you up in twenty minutes," said her mother.” •••• Here is a couple of great sports quotes.
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The Rhapsody Singers to Entertain at December Meeting of Escondido Woman’s Club – The Escondido Woman’s Club meets on the 1st Monday each month (September thru June) at 10:30am for a business meeting, followed by a program/entertainment. The meeting coming up will be on Monday, December 4th, at 10:30am at their Clubhouse, 751 No. Rose (corner Rose and Mission Ave.). Starting at 10am will be a special event – a vendor fair with several vendors selling handcrafted items, jams, jellies, candy, jewelry, etc. The vendor fair will continue during the lunch break as well. Special entertainment will be by The Rhapsody Singers who will get us in the mood for the Holiday Season with our favorite Christmas carols. Cost for lunch is $12/person; Reservations are required a.s.a.p. by
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at covering their tracks. To overcome this issue, Church recruited a wide variety of Indian trackers and translators to locate the coalition. Over the course of three years, Church and his posse slowly exterminated the Indian resistance ending with the fatal shooting of Chief Metacomet in Rhode Island. Just like Scottish rebel William Wallace whose head was placed on a pike overlooking London Bridge in 1305, the English colonists did the same with Chief Metacomet and placed his severed head on a pike atop a hill overlooking Plymouth where it remained for over 20 years. Showcasing this trophy head at one of New England’s largest English settlements was primarily meant to serve as a deterrent to other Indian rebels against further attacks and resistance.
After their defeat by the English colonists, the surviving Wampanoag males were typically sold into slavery either in Bermuda or the West Indies, while the females and children were normally retained as slaves for Pilgrim families in New England. Even Chief Metacomet’s own wife and son were sold into slavery in Bermuda at the end of the war. It is not difficult to imagine that
Time to Zumba – Escondido Class Schedule; 7pm Mondays and Wednesdays; 8:30am Saturdays, at Park Avenue Community Center, 210 E. Park Avenue, Escondido. Registration at www.oasisnet.org. Cost: All purchased classes are valid thru December 20th; Class #660, 5 classes $8/each; Class 661, 10 classes $7.50/each; Class 662, 15 classes $7/each; Class 663, 20 classes $6.50/each; Class 664, 25 classes $6/each. Silver Sneakers/FLEX members: My Zumba classes in Escondido are free with valid SilverSneakers membership after paument of the Oasis $15 trimester registration fee. San Marcos classes 5:30pm Thursdays and 10:30am Saturdays. Location: St. Mark Golf Club Fitness Center “Gallery Room,”, 1105 La Bonita, Lake San Marcos. Registration: $39/month* (Lake & Lodge Members, $30*) or 10 class card for $90 for access to the full fitness schedule of 29 various fitness classes per week. (*Initiation Fees and Restrictions, contact Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org om for details Center to Hold Ballroom Dance “Nightclub Two-Step” Classes The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a Ballroom Dance Class featuring the Nightclub Two-Step on Wednesdays, December 6th thru 27th from 7–8pm, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Cost is $35/4 classes for Vista residents or $42 for nonresidents. Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.gmacvista.com or call 760-6435281.
Center to Hold Soul Line Dance Classes - The Gloria McClellan Center is offering Soul Line Dance classes Wednesdays, December 6th thru 27th, 9:30-11:00 am, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Make
many of these female slaves were also raped by their English slave owners and bore mixed children, similar to the Spaniards after the conquest of Mexico. What is difficult to imagine is simply how fast the relationship between the Wampanoag Indians and English Pilgrims deteriorated.
Within the course of 50 years, the Pilgrims and Wampanoags had gone from truly friendly allies to the most bitter of enemies. The successful English colonization of New England was dependent almost entirely on the generosity of the local native tribes who rescued the early Pilgrims from certain death and were then either enslaved or exterminated by the next generation of English settlers soon afterwards. The reason for this is quite simple. The next generation of Pilgrims and Indians forgot about the mutual prosperity of their ancestors’ alliance and decided to enrich themselves at the expense of others.
And this is precisely why Thanksgiving is such an important holiday. It reminds us not to constantly want for more and to take a moment to look around to appreciate what we already have. It reminds us that people are more important than things and that we already have so much we take for granted every day.
your body smile and feel rejuvenated through dance while learning soul line dances choreographed to your favorite R&B jazz, gospel and Latin tunes. No experience or partner required. Beginner and experienced dancers encouraged. Cost is $33 for Vista residents, $39 for non-residents. One class passes are also available for $12/Vista resident, $14/non-resident. Reserve online at www.gmacvista.com or call 760.643.5281. Pre-registration is required. Center to Hold Free Music Appreciation Presentation - A music appreciation presentation is offered to those lovers and newcomers of classical music interested in learning to listen to, appreciate, and enjoy classical music. Presentations include state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, giving the attendee an unforgettable “front row seat in the auditorium” experience. Held at the Gloria McClellan Center at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista on December 6th from 1:00–3:15pm. Free and no registration required. Hosted by Hank Presutti. For information, call 760-643-5288 or email email@example.com.
RB Woman’s Club Invites You to Their December Luncheon – The RB Woman’s Club will meet on Thursday, December 7, at 11:30am, at the Country Club of RB, 12280 Greens East Road. Please drive to the main entrance of the Country Club and use the free valet service provided. Do not self-park in the parking lot. Entertainment will be the "Rhapsody" Singers, who will be performing all the Holiday songs we love to hear. If your heart feels like it, bring a new stuffed animal or children's book which we will place in Welcome Baskets for families who are staying at the Ronald McDonald House while their seriously ill children are being cared for at Rady
Children's Hospital. Cost for lunch is $26 at check-in. Checks payable to RB Woman's Club or exact cash is appreciated. Sorry no credit cards. Please Call Fern for reservations (760-741-6620). Deadline for Reservation is 5:00pm, Monday, December 4. Guests are always welcome; and membership is open to women in Rancho Bernardo and surrounding areas. Call Club President, Lucille, 858-613-0344 for additional information.
Center to Hold Holiday Boutique - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a “Holiday Boutique” from 10:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, December 8th, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. If you are looking for handmade, local, and affordable items, this is the spot. Vendors will offer jewelry, craft items, and more. For information, call 760-643-5281.
Center to Hold Holiday in Hawaii Luncheon - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a “Holiday in Hawaii Luncheon” on Friday, December 8th, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Entertainment by the Sunset Strummers Ukulele Group begins at 11:00am. Lunch includes roast turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, a roll, and apple cranberry crisp. Alternate menu is chicken rice soup, egg salad on romaine, and apple cranberry crisp. Suggested donation is $4 for those 60 and older, and an $8 charge for those younger than 60. Reserve by 1:00pm one day prior at 760.643.5288. The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - will meet Saturday, December 9th, at the El Camino Country Club in Vista. Following a 9:30am breakfast brunch the members will enjoy a power point
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Escondido Country Club Fire
On Wednesday, November 22, at approximately 5:20 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a possible fire in the former Country Club Clubhouse, located at 1800 Country Club Lane. The first arriving unit reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the front of the single story abandoned building. Based on the conditions, a second alarm was requested and dispatched. Because of the heavy fire conditions, the danger from the roof collapsing and the building being abandoned, the fire was fought defensively from the outside.
Escondido Fire Department
was assisted by neighboring Fire Departments including San Marcos, Vista, Valley Center and Carlsbad.
In all, 10 fire engines, 3 trucks, 2 rescue ambulances and 3 Battalion Chiefs responded to the fire. The Escondido Police Department established and staffed several road closures that were necessary to protect fire hose and water supply lines. In addition, Escondido Public Works and Fleet Services assisted with the overhaul of the building by providing heavy equipment and logistical support. Support vehicles and personnel were also deployed to mitigate the water run-off from the
I also thank my members of the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club. I’ve been a member for around 26-27 years and have formed valuable and long lasting friendships over those years.
Thanksgiving is behind us now - it is my favorite holiday. Not the pressure of Christmas (my least favorite holiday). Thanksgiving is a time when we sit down as a family and enjoy good food and conversation. And we give thanks.
This year I give thanks to my wonderful partner, Evelyn Madison, the real power (and brains) behind The Paper. She makes sure the bills get paid, that we get paid for our services, that all of the books, legal notices, and ads run when scheduled, and she writes her weekly column, “The Social Butterfly.” In addition, she either heads up or is otherwise involved in a number of community organizations. She is a robust volunteer for the community and has been for years. Plus, she’s a pretty good listener. When my mind, or what is left of it, is
The “Country Club Fire” was contained and extinguished in approximately 12 hours and there were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Apartment Fire in Escondido
troubled, she listens to my cares and woes and says soothing things to comfort me. Or she suggests I stop whining and get busy and solve the problem.
Man About Town
Within that group is another man I’m thankful for . . . Arie de Jong. Arie, a Dutch immigrant, came to this country with very little money . . . but a great work ethic and a brilliant mind.
Today, he is one of the most successful businessmen in North County and is also a very generous philanthropist, having supported many worthy causes with his money as well as his labor. He’s just a very special guy. Another Kiwanian, Kevin Camperell, has been a tremendous influence on my life and often offers sage, wise counsel; Tim Cunning, who became a member of our club and rose to club president, then Lt Governor, and is now a candidate for Governer of CalNevHa (California/Nevada/Hawaii) Kiwanis.
I give thanks to Mary, my ex-wife, who, even though she has some health issues still remains her same cheery self, alway anxious to help anyone who needs help. Though divorced, we have remained the closest of friends and cherish our happy years together; Mary presented me with two fine sons, Scott and Kenny. I remember with great affection the “Little League Years” probably the happiest time of my life with the kids. They’re both grown up now . . . and both are working toward a productive
On Wednesday, November 22, at approximately 8:05 p.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of a fire in an apartment located at 1060 E Washington Ave. A structure fire response was dispatched to the location. The first arriving engine reported a large amount of smoke coming from a second floor unit of a two-story building. Due to the potential for the fire to spread and the threat to life and property, a 2nd alarm response was requested and dispatched. Aggressive action by the firefighters contained and controlled the fire in approximately 20 minutes. The apartment sustained major damage to the upstairs bedroom with minor to moderate smoke
life. Kenny presented me with a beautiful granddaughter, Alex, now six years old, who is able to wrap grandpa around her little finger whenever she pleases . . . and she knows it. And does it. Very well.
I also give thanks this year for my dear friend and coffee pal, Pastor Dick Huls. Dick and I have coffee two/three times a month at the Major Market coffee shop. During that hour or so we discuss everything - world events, world and local problems. And we manage to come up with solutions for all of them. Surprisingly, perhaps, we seldom talk about religion. We do, on occasion, but it is not a primary focus of our meeting. We are just two older guys who happen to like each other. I often say I wish I had known Dick Huls 30 years ago, when we were both younger. We could have done so many great community service things together. (We are both Kiwanians - I, a member of the “morning club” (Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido) and Dick is the newly elected president of the Escondido Kiwanis Club (the noon club). So, we have a lot in common and we do have the opportunity of doing great community service. I give thanks to wonderful pals, Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth - my very first advertisers when I bought the old “San Marcos News Reporter” and rechristened it, “The Paper.” This business relationship developed into a close personal relationship. Another of my first time pals after buying The Paper, Dan Anaya - the insurance guru in San Marcos who knows about everything there is to know about insurance and has counseled me wisely over the years. Dr. Greg Hurt, the brilliant San Marcos Dentist who is always smiling, always positive, always upbeat, and
Letters to the Editor The Indian Store
Enjoyed the story on the Indian store, It`s a well deserved article.
You neglected to mention some very important information such as it is like going into a Indian museum except everything in the museum is not for sale. The building that houses the store stands alone like a museum. The Indian store is at most of the pow wow`s in San Diego, they have the best selection of all the stands. The pow wow`s represent about half dozen tribes, they are a excellent place to learn about Indian culture and worship.
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always up on the state of the art when it comes to dentistry.
I give thanks to dear friend, Bruce Krider, whom I deem to be a Saint. Bruce and I formed an organization, “The Puppy Coalition Foundation.” We save dog’s lives - dogs that would otherwise be euthanized (killed) we save and find homes for them. The “we” is probably an incorrect choice of words . . . Bruce does all the heavy lifting. He has saved well over 100 dogs and found homes for them - meanwhile investing well over $40,000 of his own personal funds to help save even more. I’m part of the foundation but I donate money here and there and help with admin details. Bruce is a very special guy.
I give thanks for having “discovered” a brilliant writer by the name of Friedrich Gomez. Friedrich is a first class guy . . . does a great job of researching a subject and then weaves the results of that research into a fascinating story. As editor, I get to see Friedrich’s work first . . . and I love every moment of it. And long time pal and former boss, Alan Skuba. Love him and his family. We “talk” weekly via emails. Special special pal.
So many people in my life to be thankful for - and I’m sure to have forgotten others. But it is early in the morning as I write this . . . and perhaps an old man can be forgiven a lapse or two of memory.
Finally, two very special girls in my life that I’m happy and thankful for. Trixie and Cindy. (Evelyn calls Trixie, “Amber” - but her real name is Trixie). They are pups, but are “our daughters.”
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presentation by Kristine Wood titled “Run For The Wall”. This is an annual motorcycle ride with riders from all over the country ending at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. After the meeting many members will travel on to CSSDAR Headquarters in Glendora for the annual Christmas Tea. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who aided the colonists in some way in the fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org.
Kids in the Garden Class at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens - Come enjoy making natural decorations for the holidays using pine cones, berries and cotton grown at the Gardens, with Farmer Jones at the class on Saturday, December 9, from 10am12noon. At the class we will walk the Gardens and enjoy our winter bounty, then make natural decorations for the holidays. Class fee is $5 per child, and $5 per adult Garden entry. Preregistration required at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.822.6824. Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is at 1270 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista, at the top of the hill inside Brengle Terrace Park. Visit http://altavistagardens.org. This is the tenth year of getting kids outdoors to discover their environment, enjoy nature, dig into gardening, learn about natural resources, and to share art and music. Farmer Jones will emphasize handson discovery and fun for all. The class is free for AVBG family members. When you join and buy a family membership, the monthly Kids in the Garden class and entry to the Gardens are free for a year. Donations and sponsorships are gratefully accepted. All fees collect-
ed support the Gardens. Adults stay with their children at this class.
Upcoming Opportunities – The Opening Reception for Summation 2017 will be on Saturday, December 9th, from 5:30-8pm, at the Escondido Arts Partnership (EAP) Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido. Also, volunteers are needed for this reception. Summation celebrates an artist's vision, journey, and process in 2017. Consistently, this exhibition features some of the finest works of art produced by local San Diego and Southern California regional artists. Poet's INC will produce its annual Summation publication of poetry by local poets inspired by the works of art. There will be a Book Release Party! On Saturday, December 16, from 2-5pm. Summation 2016, an Anthology of Poems and Art; Summation poetry readings with intermissions for refreshments and book signings. Books will be available to purchase at the EAP. County Supervisor Gaspar to Speak at COGG Meeting – After winning a very intensely contested and close election for County Supervisor in 2016 and having spent a year in that position, Kristin Gaspar should have some interesting stories and insights to share with us. The Conservative Order for Good Government (COGG) meeting will be on Tuesday, December 12th, at the Bernardo Heights Country Club, 16066 Bernardo Heights Parkway, Rancho Bernardo. Doors open at 11:30am for socializing, with a buffet lunch at 12noon, and the meeting concluding at 1:30pm. Supervisor Gaspar is Vice Chairwoman of the S.D. County Board of Supervisors, and the youngest woman ever elected to the Board. Prior to that she was an Encinitas City Council member and the first Mayor ever elected in that city. She believes in fiscal disci-
pline and accountability. She is a proponent of protecting the environment and preserving open space. Other issues important to Gaspar include the growing homeless problem around the County, public safety, and improving streets, infrastructure, and neighborhoods. Recently she partnered with her colleagues on a County initiative to help those with Alzheimer’s receive the proper care they need. Reservations for the luncheon should be made by Friday, December 8th. Cost is $25/person for non-members. RSVP to Barry Woelfert at email@example.com.
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Local Holiday Shopping Campaign Returns to Oceanside – ‘Tis the season to Shop Local in Oceanside, now thru December 22nd, a fun, distinctly local holiday celebration inviting the community to explore Oceanside retail establishments and to shop local this holiday season. A unique and dynamic lineup of holiday programs and events will once again feature a shopping passport, a beer and wine tasting event, a makers fair offering handcrafted goods, and a tree lighting celebration – all amid decorated shop windows, the glow of holiday lights and the cheerful sounds of live holiday music and carolers. Shoppers can pick up a passport highlighting all of the participating Oceanside shops and brick-and-mortar businesses. Shippers earn a stamp for visiting any participating location listed and a second stamp for making a purchase of $20 or more at a location. After receiving 10 stamps, the shopper is able to enter the passport for a change to win prizes. Passports will be available at all participating locations. Prize drawings will be held weekly from now to December 22nd. On December 7, from 5-9pm, Oceanside will welcome the season with a grand Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm within the Regal Center Plaza in downtown
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I am writing in the hopes I might get a copy of your publication The Paper dated 9/17/17 so that I might place the publication in a display case of other Owney-related books and stories at the United States Postal Service Bolger Academy in Potomac, Maryland. If a copy of the publication is not possible, could I please get a hardcopy of the story. I would be happy to pay for any costs incurred or to send you a postage paid large envelope.
The author of the story Friedrich Gomez has been very helpful and informative in providing related sources and I found his article to be well researched. The article would be a valuable addition to the other documents in the display. Thank you for your consideration of my request, /s/Kathleen Tsukamoto US Postal Service Asset Mgmt Supply Specialist Topeka KS
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I can mail you a couple hardcopies of Owney the Mail Dog for your intended purposes, as you expressed in your email to my editor, Lyle E. Davis. I will get these hardcopies to you in the next day or two.
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the Resource Partners Foundation has agreed to match every dollar you give to San Diego Humane Society by December 31, up to $100,000. Your gift will make holiday wishes of love and family come true for twice as many local animals. Thank you! San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110; 619.299.7013; sdhumane.org.
Escondido Union School District Now Accepting School Choice Applications – Last week the Escondido Union School District began accepting School Choice applications for the 2018-2019 school year, and will accept them through Friday, February 9th. Most parents choose to enroll their child/children in the school that serves their neighborhood attendance area. If this is your preference, you do not need to do anything until regular New Student Registration and Returning Student Enrollment takes place later this school year. However, it is recognized that students have diverse needs and interests, and the schools have diverse offerings and signature programs. If you want your child to be considered to attend another EUSD school, now is the time to submit a School Choice application to request an intra-district transfer. Please note: Submitting an application for School Choice does not guarantee enrollment in the desired school(s). By law, School Choice Intra-district Transfers are approved on the basis of space availability at the school(s) of desired attendance. A lottery will be conducted in March 2018, and all applicants will be notified of the results via email. If you want your child to be considered to attend Quantum Academy, then you must submit a School Choice application. School Choice is the only method of enrollment at Quantum.
Poll Shows Gas Tax “In Trouble” – “Stop the Gas Tax” is the battle cry for repealing the gas tax of 12.5 cents more per gallon (20 cents more for diesel) at the pump, that the California legislature voted in, which took effect November 1st, 2017. Estimates suggest it will cost each car owner upwards of $500 or more per car, per year. Auto registration fees will increase as much as $175 a year – striking the wallets of hardworking families across the state. The tax revenue goes into the state’s General Fund, meaning there’s zero guarantee the money will be used to actually fund the transportation “fixes” they claim will happen. The LA Times poll released on Friday shows the statewide gas tax is in trouble; “Put to a popular vote, the gas tax for infrastructure is in trouble,” said Robert Shrum, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC. “No amount of
Hacking Public Infrastructure
Last week, Cyber-criminal hackers attacked the Sacramento Regional Transit system (SacRT), erasing computer programs that affected internal operations, including computers that assign bus routes throughout the Sacramento region. More harm was threatened if SacRT failed to meet a ransom demand. The ransom message was sent via Facebook demanding a bitcoin payment, with a value above $8,000 immediately. SacRT officials determined that no data was stolen and steps are underway to secure the system. Transit services were not impacted. Other recent reports include the security breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major consumer credit reporting agencies. Reportedly, the sensitive financial information of 143 million Americans was compromised, making this one of the largest security breaches in history. Shortly after being elected to the Assembly, I became aware of a hacking incident at a local hospital. A caller using Voice
over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology shut down the emergency room’s phone lines in an extortion attempt. As a result of this and other incidents, I introduced Assembly Bill 1649, which expanded the California Comprehensive Computer Data Act to combat this growing threat. The bill updated legal definitions and modernized our codes to include forms of computer hacking, including government and public safety infrastructure systems operated by hospitals, emergency services and public utility companies. AB 1649 was signed into law by Governor Brown.
From government to private industry, our financial security and our voter files are all under threat of attack by cyber-criminals. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; it’s also the price that we all must pay for modern technology. Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.
spin and deception will fool California voters because they know the gas tax adds to their cost of living without fixing our roads, Carl DeMaio said. “It’s going to be tough – but with Californians outraged that they’re being taxed to pay for California’s bloated budget instead of actually fixing roads, the strong momentum is on our side, DeMaio concluded. “Put to a popular vote, the gas tax for infrastructure is in trouble.” Petitions are available to qualify the repeal initiative for the 2018 ballot – and this kind of momentum is going to help lead the campaign’s success. More than 45 events will be held across the state over the next 30 days to continue to grow the public awareness of the effort. Visit the website at http://www.reformcalifornia.org/ne ws.html.
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DAR Presents U.S. Flag to School in Escondido - Continuing its efforts to promote patriotism and education, the Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented and dedicated a United States Flag to the Epiphany Prep Charter School in Escondido. The flag will be hung in the school’s new activity room. Regent, Alida Woodward, told the 430 students about the meaning of the flag and led them in the Pledge of Allegiance. Helping to unfold the flag were the Principal, Mrs. Lozano, and Campus and Youth Advocate, Gilbert Carrasco. The school has been open two years at this location
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and serves students TK-6 in a BiLanguage learning model. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from a patriot who assisted the colonists in some way in the fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit www.santamargarita.californiadar.org.
President Wanda Prosser. The San Diego chapter covers all of San Diego County and also have members from Orange and Riverside Counties. For information about USD1812, visit http://sites.usdaughters1812.org/sandiego1812
Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow
The Kansas Boy Who Created an Auto Empire
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Woman’s Club of Vista New Officers and December Meeting Info - The Woman’s Club of Vista recently installed its Executive Board Members at the Shadowridge Golf Club, 1980 Gateway Drive, Vista. The club meets the second Wednesday of the month at 10:30am followed by a luncheon and speaker. The December 13th program will be “Youth Holiday Performance.” Luncheon cost is $18 for non-members and everyone is welcome! The club donated $31,500 to 27 nonprofits in May 2017. Please make reservations at email@example.com or 919.847.2786. The club’s website has been updated and is www.womansclubofvista.org. The new Evening Section of The Woman’s Club is named The Night Owls and meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6pm, with locations to be announced. Please reserve at the same information as above.
Community Foundations Grant Announce Pictured: Nico Marcolongo, Wanda Prosser, Lisa Marcolongo and Tali
Availability - The Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, Oceanside Charitable Foundation and 4s RanchDel Sur Community Foundation have announced their annual call for grant applications. The announcement comes at the beginning of the Community Foundation Week. Information included here is for the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation’s announcement for 2018 grants availability, project emphasis, and requirements for submitting proposals. Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced its annual call for grant applications. In its 11th grant cycle, CCF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit proposals for projects that provide health and human services with an emphasis on stopping the
L-R: Emily Kjellson, Carolyn Chiriboga, Ruth Schneider, Fran Jensen, Sylvia Buesch, President Judy Pantazo, April Rosemeyer, Karen Rott, Jan Winters, Lori Sanna, Eleanor Hutchins, Linda Story, Nancy B Jones. Absent: Karen Keusseyan
S.D. Chapter, U.S. Daughters of 1812 (USD1812) Held Meeting at Yacht Club - Marty Sommercamp, President of the San Diego Chapter of USD1812, held their bi-annual meeting at the San Diego Yacht Club. Members were privileged to hear retired Marine Colonel Nico Marcolongo and his wife, Lisa, share their story of dealing with PTSD. They both work hard in the community offering support and helping families deal with PTSD. Part of the program was a viewing of Sesame Street that the Marcolongos, along with other families, starred in to help explain how children cope with changes in the family when injuries to a parent occur. The program covered both seen and unseen injuries such as loss of limbs, brain and cosmetic injuries, and PTSD. A certificate and honorarium were presented to the Marcolongos by Vice
cycle of poverty and homelessness for individuals, youth and families in Carlsbad. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2017 Point-in-Time Count, homelessness has increased 5 percent in San Diego County over the past year, with more than 9,000 San Diegans living on the streets or in shelters. The CCF grant cycle aims to be part of the regional solution by supporting programs that give Carlsbad residents the necessary tools to avoid or move out of homelessness. Examples may include providing computers for creating resumes, counseling to help with setting goals, and addressing transportation challenges. Because of the complexity of the homeless challenge in the region, CCF will fund programs
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Walter Percy Chrysler, born April 2, 1875, in Wamego, Kansas, was an American automotive industry executive and founder of the Chrysler Corporation, now a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobile Company.
Chrysler was the son of Anna Maria and Henry Chrysler. He began his career as a machinist and railroad mechanic in Ellis. He took correspondence courses earning a mechanical degree.
Walter Chrysler's father, Henry, was an American Civil War veteran who was a locomotive engineer for the Kansas Pacific Railway and its successor, the Union Pacific Railroad. Walter Chrysler made it plain to his ancestry was in accord with comedian Jimmy Durante, who maintained: 'Ancestors? I got millions of 'em.” Chrysler apprenticed in the railroad shops at Ellis as a machinist and railroad mechanic. He then spent a period of years roaming the West. Some of his moves were due to restlessness and a too-quick temper, but his roaming also was a way to become more well-rounded in his railroad knowledge. He worked his way up through positions such as foreman, superintendent, division master mechanic, and general master mechanic.
His automotive career began in 1911, when he received a requested meeting with banker James J. Storrow, who was a director of Alco. Storrow asked him if he had given any thought to automobile manufacturing. Chrysler had been an auto enthusiast for more than five years and was, of course, very interested. Storrow arranged a meeting with Charles W. Nash, then president of the Buick Motor Company, who was looking for a smart production chief. Chrysler, who had resigned from many railroading jobs over the years, made his final resignation from railroading to become in charge of production at Buick in Flint, Michigan. He found many ways to reduce the costs of production, such as putting an end to finishing automobile undercarriages with the same luxurious quality of paint that the body warranted according to sales
In 1916, William C. Durant, who founded General Motors in 1908, had re-taken GM from bankers. Chrysler, who was closely tied to the bankers, submitted his resignation to Durant.
Durant took the first train to Flint an attempt to keep Chrysler at the helm of Buick. Durant made the then unheard of salary offer of $10,000 ($165,000 in today's dollars) a month for three years, with a $500,000 bonus at the end of each year, or $500,000 in stock. Additionally, Chrysler would report directly to Durant, and would have full run of Buick without interference from anyone. Apparently in shock, Chrysler asked Durant to repeat the offer, which he did. Chrysler immediately accepted. Chrysler ran Buick successfully for three more years. Not long after his three-year contract was up, in 1919, he resigned from his job as president of Buick. He did not agree with Durant's vision for the future of General Motors. Durant paid Chrysler $10 million for his GM stock. Chrysler had started at Buick in 1911 for $6,000 a year, and left one of the richest men in America. GM replaced Chrysler with Harry H. Bassett a protégé, who had risen through the ranks at a subsidiary of Buick. Chrysler was then hired by bankers to attempt a turnaround. The investors foresaw the loss in the Willys-Overland Motor Company in Toledo, Ohio. He demanded, and received, a salary of $1 million a year for two years, an astonishing amount at that time. When Chrysler left Willys-Overland in 1921 after an unsuccessful attempt to wrestle control from John Willys, he acquired a controlling interest in the ailing Maxwell Motor Company. In 1925, Chrysler phased out Maxwell and absorbed it into his new firm, the Chrysler Corporation, in Detroit, Michigan. In addition to his namesake car company, Plymouth and DeSoto marques were created, and in 1928 Chrysler purchased Dodge. The same year he financed the construction of the Chrysler Building in New York City, which was completed in 1930. Chrysler was named Time magazine's Man of the Year for 1928.
Chrysler turned 56 in the spring of 1936 and decided to step down from an active role in the day-to-day business of the company. Two years later, his wife, Della died at the age of 58 and Walter, devastated at the loss of his childhood sweetheart, suffered a stroke. His previously robust health never recovered from this, and he succumbed to a cerebral hemorrhage in August 1940 at Forker House. He was buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Chrysler was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1967. Tom Morrow's books are available at Amazon.com in soft-cover or via Kindle E-mail.
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This is a picture of Lorraine’s family that was gathered at the birthday bash. They came from Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Temecula, and Escondido.
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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders. Olga Diaz
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Sheriff ’s Senior Volunteers Needed for Vista - Are you retired? Bored? Looking for something to do? Something worthwhile and useful? Perhaps something fun and interesting…give us a call at 760940-4434 and ask for the Sheriff ’s Senior Volunteer Recruiter. We are looking for men and women who meet the basic requirements; at least 50 years old, an American Citizen, and can pass a background check for our volunteer patrol service within the city of Vista. Candidates need to be available for an interview, then a background check, and do a short two-week academy. A marked vehicle is provided for a two-person patrol within the boundaries of the city of Vista. You will be authorized to place citations on vehicles that are parked illegally in handicapped parking and/or fire lanes, look for vandalism, graffiti, and other miscon-
Mr. Grey is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2-1/2 year old, 13 pound, male, Domestic Short Hair with a Brown Ticked coat. The care providers in the cattery describe him as very outgoing and social, with just a little bit of sass. He’s independent and he also loves being with his people. Mr. Grey was transferred from another shelter through the FOCAS program.
The $100 adoption fee for Mr. Grey includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.
December Events in Escondido
December 2nd - The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is holding its annual Winter Wonderland Festival beginning at 3pm. This is a free community event with carolers, snow, cookies and more. www.artcenter.org December 7th- The Chamber
ducts. Every day is different and exciting and above all, a direct support of our local law enforcement and the community of Vista.
Sparta’s Success at S.D. Humane Society – Every day you help give animals like Sparta a second chance. Sparta, a 2-year-old Siberian Husky, was found abandoned in the road, unable to walk after being hit by a car in Imperial Beach. Thanks to a call from a Good Samaritan, one of the Humane Law Enforcement Officers was able to reach her in time to save her life. Sparta was rushed to receive the emergency veterinary care she desperately needed after the accident left her suffering from multiple wounds and damage to her mouth, jaw and pelvis. The team knew she would require extensive surgery in order to recover – but there was no way they were giving up on this beautiful girl. With your support, Sparta was provided the surgeries and special care she needed to recover. We helped her walk with one of her legs in a sling, hand-fed her baby food and Critical Nutrition by Purina, and kept her comfortable with pain medication and lots of love. To help her
Forest, a 15-year-old Domestic Short Hair mix, is looking for a loving home to live out his golden years. He came into our care after his previous owner passed away. He responds really well to sweet talk, love, attention and petting. He's very mellow and enjoys relaxing in his bed and napping. November is Adopt-a-Senior Pet month – do you have room in your heart for this sweet senior? If so, Forest is the guy for you! His adoption fee includes his neuter, permanent microchip identification, current vaccinations, 30 days worry free insurance from Trupanion Insurance and a certificate for a free veterinary exam! Forest is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 E Valley Parkway. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.
of Commerce is holding its 7th Annual Community in Unity event under the City Hall dome. Experience music, food, drinks from local restaurants and wineries. Tickets available on-line, must be 21 or older to attend. http://escondidochamber.org/ ciu/ December 9th – the Jaycees are hosting the 67th Annual
heal in comfort, Sparta was placed in a foster home where we learned that she loves chin scratches and head kisses. At the end of October she was adopted into a loving new home. The level of care provided was only possible through the generosity of supporters like you, who believe in animals like Sparta just as much as we do. Thank you for giving animals hope and a second chance at life. Save lives all year long – become a Constant Companion monthly donor today. The San Diego Humane Society San Diego campus is at 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, 92110, 619.299.7012; Escondido campus, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92027, 760.888.2275; and Oceanside campus, 2905 San Luis Rey Road (dogs) and 572 Airport Road (cats, small animals), Oceanside, 92058, 760.757.4357.
Christmas Parade starting at 9:30am along Broadway. The route will be lined with residents and vendors. This year’s Grand Marshal is Brenda Townsend from Patio Playhouse! For more information about events in and around Escondido, check out the Visit Escondido web page at http://visitescondido.com/ at SD Botanic Garden – For the second year, the garden-themed tapestries from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Egypt will be on display at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. The Egyptian artists vividly celebrate the flowers of the desert, villages and Nile River in their work – many of which can be seen January 8 – March 31, 2018, from 9am-5pm in the Ecke Building at the Botanic Garden. These tapestries are the legacy of an “experiment in creativity” begun in 1952 by leading Egyptian architect Ramses Wissa Wassef, who was convinced that everyone is born with artistic gifts but that these develop only through practicing a craft from early childhood. He installed looms in a workshop in the village of Harrania, 6 miles from Cairo, and invited village children to learn to weave. As they
The Pastor Says . . .
Hand-Woven Tapestries from Egypt Back by Popular Demand
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to be cheerful, but instead, we are burdened with excessive expectations. They call it stress or being pressured.
Pastor Richard Huls (Retired)
THE PRESSURE IS ON
December is a “pressure” month. We will be pressured to send Christmas cards, buy gifts, set up and decorate a tree, put lights on our houses, plan dinners and parties, decorate the house, accept or decline party invitations, be joyful and happy, donate to the Salvation Army kettles, sift through dozens of appeals for funds, avoid the Scrooge complex, be generous in spirit and pocketbook, sing and listen to Christmas carols, and decide on Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays for the season’s greeting. This is the time of year when we are supposed
Yet, there are many approaches to the season, which could make it one of our most enjoyable months. It all depends on our attitude. Attitudes determine our way of life. If the attitude is cheerful, generous, satisfied, grateful, sharing, and loving, that is how life will be. Who would not want that kind of life? What do we do to have that kind of attitude? I believe we need an example. Let’s, begin by looking at God’s attitude. Rather than judgment and stress, God brings hope, peace, joy, and love to our world through the gift of His Son, Jesus Christ.( Jn. 3:16.) This is what we celebrate this month, not being burdened with all the physical and social expectations. We will live out whatever attitude we have because it is the attitude (and belief) that makes us. By following God’s example by being loving, generous, giving, and joyful we can have a pressure less month.
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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.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Holiday family fun in San Marcos
San Marcos is kicking off the winter season with several festive events the whole family can enjoy.
On Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 am to 7pm, residents can get excited for Santa’s Magical Village located at 3 Civic Center Drive. The event features visits from Santa and Rudolph, carolers, arts and craft vendors, cookie decorating, gourmet food trucks, a recycled ornament contest and free outdoor entertainment. During Santa’s Magical Village, the city’s annual “Lighting of the Tree” will take place
Saturday, Dec. 2 at approximately 5:30 pm.
Holiday celebrations will continue to Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1 pm with San Marcos’ annual holiday parade presented by the Kiwanis Club of San Marcos. For parade route information please visit, www.kiwanisclubofsanmarcos.org. Families can enjoy a pancake, sausage and egg breakfast with Santa Clause on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 to 11:30 am.
For ticket information and more details about these and other city events, please visit www.san-marcos.net/specialevents or call (760) 744-9000.
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"I heard Tonya Harding was calling herself the Charles Barkley of figure skating. I was going to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized I have no character." Charles Barkley - former NBA All Star
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Subject: Engineers’ Conversion Table
1. Ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi 2. 2000 pounds of Chinese soup = Won ton 3. 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 microscope
4. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond
5. Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram
6. Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour = Knotfurlong 7. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling
8. Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon 9. 1,000,000 aches = 1 megahurtz
10. Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower 11. Shortest distance between two jokes = A straight line
12. 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake 13. 1 million-million microphones = 1 megaphone 14. 2 million bicycles = 2 megacycles 15. 365.25 days = 1 unicycle
16. 2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds 17. 52 cards = 1 decacards
18. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 FigNewton 19. 1000 milliliters of wet socks = 1 literhosen
20. 1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche 21. 1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin 22. 10 rations = 1 decoration 23. 100 rations = 1 C-ration
24. 2 monograms = 1 diagram 25. 4 nickels = 2 paradigms
26. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 IV League 27. 100 Senators = Not 1 decision
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Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal, on time. This is a way of letting him know that you have been thinking about him and are concerned about his needs. Most men are hungry when they come home and the prospect of a good meal are part of the warm welcome needed.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Holiday Support for Troops
There are many ways to help support the City’s adopted Marine Unit HMLA369 and their family members during the holidays and throughout the year. The 425 men and women with over 150 children need your support and deeply appreciate it. The City sponsored Holiday Toy Drive begins December 4. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy at the Civic Center through December 22. City Holiday Toy Drive Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Vista Civic Center Drop Box: 1st floor lobby, 200 Civic Center Drive
Throughout the year, non-perishable items can also be donated to help support the Marines’ family members while the troops are overseas. Cases of water, Vista business gift cards, toys, school supplies, or diapers (all sizes) are greatly appreciated items. Items such as beef jerky, energy drinks, coffee k-cups, towels, and toiletry items can also be donated for the troops to use. In addition, thank you to the local businesses & organizations who donated in support of HMLA 369 in 2016. For more information, contact the City Manager’s Office 760.643.5200.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Annual Parade of Lights
On Sunday, December 9th, the Oceanside Yacht Club presents the annual holiday Parade of Lights, taking place from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Oceanside Harbor. This mustsee parade is one of the most popular events of the year! Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, kayaks and dinghies will all be decorated in their holiday finest as they circle the Harbor for the viewing pleasure of shoppers, diners and visitors of all ages. Santa sightings are sure to occur!
Prepare yourself. Take 15 minutes to rest so that you’ll be refreshed when he arrives. Touch up your makeup, put a ribbon in your hair and be fresh-looking. He has just been with a lot of work-weary people. Be a little gay and a little more interesting. His boring day may need a lift.
comfortable. Have him lean back in a comfortable chair or suggest he lie down in the bedroom. Have a cool or warm drink ready for him. Arrange his pillow and offer to take off his shoes. Speak in a low, soft, soothing and pleasant voice. Allow him to relax and unwind.
The best way to enjoy the festivities is to arrive at the Harbor early and eat dinner at one of the Harbor Village
Clear away the clutter. Make one last trip through the main part of the home just before your husband arrives, gather up schoolbooks, toys, paper, etc. Then run a dust cloth over the tables. Your husband will feel he has reached a haven of rest and order, and it will give you a lift, too. Prepare the children. Take a few minutes to wash the children’s hands and faces (if they are small), comb their hair, and if necessary change their clothes. They are little treasures and he would like to see them playing the part. Minimize all noise. At the time of his arrival, eliminate all noise of the washer, dryer, dishwasher, or vacuum. Try to encourage the children to be quiet. Be happy to see him. Greet him with a warm smile and be glad he is home. Some don’ts: Don’t greet him with problems or complaints. Don’t complain if he is late for dinner. Count this as minor compared with what he might have gone through that day. Make him
If you choose your seating strategically enough, you may even be able to watch the parade from your dinner seat. Regardless of where you eat, you will be in a prime location to walk around the Oceanside Harbor and view the beautifully decorated boats and lights. If you don’t plan to eat dinner, bring chairs, a blanket and some hot chocolate, and bundle up with jackets and mittens. The Parade of Lights is free to the public.
For more information, please call the Oceanside Yacht Club at 760-7225751.
Listen to him. You may have a dozen things to tell him, but the moment of his arrival is not the time. Let him talk first.
Make the evening his. Never complain if he does not take you out to dinner or to other places of entertainment. Instead, try to understand his world of strain and pressure, his need to be home and relax. The Goal: Try to make your home a place of peace and order where your husband can renew himself in body and spirit. Cliff-isms
Cliff Claven “Cliff-isms” – On the sitcom CHEERS/NBC/1982-93 John Ratzenberger played the verbose know-it-all postal worker Cliff Claven.
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As Vice President at Packard Bell Computers in the late 1980s I had a warehousing and distribution manager, whose responsibilities included processing the PCs returned from our high volume retailers like Price Club and Sears. He reasoned that since they had policies that only allowed the return of merchandise within thirty days of purchase, that the returned products were practically new. He knew that Packard Bell could not repackage the PCs and resell them as new, but he saw nothing wrong with using the returned PC components in new computer builds. He systematically removed
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grasped the basic technique he encouraged them to depict whatever they liked, laying down only three rules: No copying, no preliminary designs, no adult interference or criticism. His experiment rapidly demonstrated that any child is able to create works of staggering beauty and skill, confirming that innate creativity can grow with a child into adolescence and adulthood. Since Ramses’ death in 1974, his widow Sophie and daughters Suzanne and Yoanna have expanded the experiment, and now several further generations of children have now mastered weaving. Currently, 30 adult wool and cotton weavers actively work at the Art Centre in Egypt, and this project has a strong impact on the community. It transformed the lives of the villagers, bringing prosperity, education, better health, selfrespect and satisfaction to all and high status and equality to the women.
Fifteen wool tapestries and twenty cotton weavings will be on display at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Wall signs, books and a short documentary present the making of the tapestries and the aspirations of founder Ramses Wissa Wassef are also part of this educational and artistic display. All the tapestries are unique and woven by individual artists, whom work for up to 4 months on each tapestry. The Egyptian sheep wool is dyed with traditional vegetable dyes that are planted in the gardens of the art centre in Giza. “We are extremely pleased to be the first public garden to display these unique plant- and garden-themed tapestries and share them with our visitors,” said Julian deuval, President/CEO of San Diego Botanic Garden. On Thursday, January 12 at 4 pm, Glenn Weiss,
the components and put them back in stock with new components to be used on the assembly line for building new PCs. The problem was that he never told me what he was doing, (although I have always suspected that Packard Bell’s President knew) and it was my name on the Federal and state contracts that promised that Packard Bell would use only new components in the manufacture of computers. When I found out what was happening I immediately stopped the practice, or at least thought I did. I left Packard Bell later that year (1988). Apparently the practice was re-started in 1989 and continued until 1995 when a disgruntled employee reported these practices to the Feds. After a four year court battle Packard Bell was fined three and a half million dollars. During the 1990s the Federal Government as well as many states passed “Packard Bell Laws” controlling the use of “used” parts in “new” products thus establishing the market for returned merchandised and its part in the “refurb” boom. Only a few years ago “big box” retailers like Fry’s, Best Buy and Office Depot sold nothing but “new” products. Today their ads feature “refurbs” and in many stores, “refurbs” actually outsell new PCs. Two factors forced the “Big Box” electronics into the “refurbs” business. First, consumers became aware of the fact that high quality “refurbs” were better in quality reliability and performance than new “Chinese cheapies” from Dell, HP and Lenovo that pollute the computer shelves in the “big box” stores. Many business and home users also appreciated the fact that refurbs were available with Windows7 while new retail PCs
North American Representative for the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and well-known public art consultant, will be speaking on "The Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre Story: A 60 Year Artistic Experiment.” The lecture is FREE with paid admission to the Garden and open to the public. All tapestries on display are for sale and go towards supporting both the artist, the Art Center in Egypt and the Garden. Visitors can purchase a tapestry at the Garden’s Administrative Office MondayFriday, from 9am–5pm, during the duration of the show. To view some of the tapestries on display, visit www.sdbgarden.org/tapestries.htm. The San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas; phone 760.436.3036, or visit www.sdbgarden.org. for more information about the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Giza, Egypt, visit WissaWassef.com or WissaWassefTapestries.us.
Torrey Pines Chapter, Daughters of American Colonists – were honored to have Major Nico Marcolongo, USMC (ret) and Capt. Marlene Krpata, U.S. Army (ret), as speakers at a recent meeting. Marcolongo is senior manager of Operation Rebound with the Challenged Athlete’s Foundation. He is dedicated to serving the rehabilitation needs of returning veterans, in ways that are meaningful to them. Krpata lost a leg as a result of a wartime injury. Her career had been all important to her and she was at a loss as to how to proceed with her life. One of her loves was swimming and surfing but “how do you do that with one leg?” Thanks to Operation Rebound she found
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came with Windows10 only. The second major factor was Amazon, EBay and the rest of the Internet. When Internet sales of “refurbs” began to replace new PC sales the “big box” sales, they had no choice but to climb aboard.
One category of “refurbs” is “returns.” These are new products returned within 30 days of purchase. Monitors, TVs, and other expensive electronics are returned for a variety of reasons. More than half are returned to retail stores in perfect working order. The store cannot resell them as new so they are bundled with the defective returns and shipped to the manufacturers processing center. There they are repaired if needed, tested, recertified and sold or auctioned as “refurbs” retailers and wholesalers. These are a great buy when you can find them.
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Some examples of Cliff’s veritable cornucopia of wisdom:
They did a study comparing postal workers to chimpanzees. They proved chimps were 32% slower. Of course, they were better with public relations. There’s no rule against postal worker dating women; it just works out that way.
It’s a little-known fact that the smartest animal is the pig. Scientists say if pigs had thumbs and a language, they could be trained to do simple manual labor. They give you 20 to 30 years of loyal service, and at their retirement dinner, you can eat them. Due to the shape of the North American elk’s esophagus, even if it could speak, it could not pronounce the word lasagna. Basketball was invented by the Celtics. Interestingly enough, so was the parquet floor.
It’s a little known fact that cows were domesticated in Mesopotamia and were also used in China as guard animals for the Forbidden City. A Freudian slip is saying one thing and meaning a mother.
I wonder if you know that the harp is a predecessor of the modern day guitar. Early minstrels were much larger people. In fact, they had hands the size of small dogs. Everyone is the Swiss Army owns a Swiss Army Knife. That’s why no one messes with Switzerland.
If you were to go back in history and take every president, you’ll find that the numerical value of each letter in their name was equally divisible into the year in which they were elected. By my calculations, our next president has to be named Yellnick McWawa.
If memory serves, the umbilical chord is 90% potassium.
It’s a little known fact that the tan
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her love again with the Surfing Club for challenged athletes. Marcolongo and Krpata were presented new beach towels and sunscreen, and an honorarium to Operation Rebound, by Regent Sandra Bill. Visit www.nsdac.org Torrey Pines Chapter, Daughters of American Colonists (DAC) –
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
The name of the business: Heather Sullivan Design,
loated at 16438 Salida Del Sol, Ramona, CA. 92065.
This business is registered by:
Heather April Sullivan
16438 Salida Del Sol
Ramona, CA. 92065
This business is conducted by an individual.
First day of business was 10/26/17.
/s/ Heather April Sullivan
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County
11/16, 11/23, 11/30 and 12/07/2017
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Seyedmohammadreza Sajadiany filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Seyedmohammadreza Sajadiany to Proposed name Reza Sajadiany.
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
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Regent, Sandra Bill, welcomed two new members, Linda Knoebel and Wanda Prosser. Cindy Goodger, Registrar, and Claire Murphy, Chaplain, performed the welcoming ceremony. Prosser’s ancestor, Col William Rives of Virginia, and Knoebel’s ancestor, Lt. Paul Langdon of Massachusetts, were honored. The DAC is open to any female 18 years of age or older whose is lineally descended from ancestors who were actual residents of America when it was under foreign government as colonies and who served in any of twenty six categories prior to July 4, 1776. The Torrey Pines Chapter covers all of San Diego County. Visit www.nsdac.org. Be a Secret Santa to a Family in Need – Give to the Escondido
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: Dec. 21, 2017, 10:00a.m., Department 27. The address of the court is: 330 W. Broadway, San Diego,
CA. 92101, Hall of Justice. 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 10/25/2017.
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This business is conducted by an individual.
First day of business was 11/15/17.
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#2017-9027413 The name of the business: Kings Academy, located at 1717 East Lincoln Avenue, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus 1717 East Lincoln Avenue Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation First day of business was 8/13/17. /s/ Tabitha Neri, Secretary Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/17/2017. 11/16,11/23,11/30, and 12/07/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027449 The name of the business: Ocean Hills Home Services, located at 839 Rose Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Gilbert Angel Sanchez 839 Rose Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/7/17. /s/ Gilbert Angel Sanchez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/07/2017. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027267 The name of the business: ATM Towing, ATM Towing & Repair, located at 745 Mission Road, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Ignacio Montiel Aguirre 435 Auburn Avenue San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/16/10. /s/ Ignacio Montiel Aguirre Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/06/2017. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9028244 The name of the business: Anar Party Rentals, located at 1330 Specialty Dr., Suite G, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is registered by: Zanya Nayell Charco 250 Knoll road Apt 7 San Marcos, ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Zanya Nayell Charco Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/16/2017. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027444 The name of the business: Classic Datsun Motorsports, located at 345 Olive Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Les A. Canneday 345 Olive Ave. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/13/17. /s/ Les A. Canneday Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/07/2017.
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#2017-9027098 The name of the business: Luis Torres Gardening and Landscaping Services, located at 200 Olive Ave., #83, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Luis A. Torres Valladares 200 Olive Ave. #83 Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/31/17. /s/ Luis A. Torres Valladares Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/02/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027242 The name of the business: Bubbies-Babies, located at 2633 Cove Ct., Vista, Ca 92081 This business is registered by: Giovanni D. Brooks 2633 Cove Ct. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/03/17. /s/ Giovanni D. Brooks Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/03/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017.
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#2017-9026847 The name of the business: LA Mexicana Market, located at 440 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: OM Grocers Enterprises 6552 Youngstown St. Chino, CA. 91710 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 9/21/17. /s/ Jitendra Patel, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/31/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9026315 The name of the business: Solid Building Services, located at 2321 Nicklaus Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056. This business is registered by: Matthew Lee Denno 2321 Nicklaus Drive Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Matthew Lee Denno Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/25/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9026962 The name of the business: Medical Physics Consultation, located at 3250 Sitio Oceano, Carlsbad, CA. 92009. This business is registered by: George Mardirossian 3250 Sitio Oceano Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/17. /s/ George Mardirossian Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/01/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9026741 The name of the business: Ranch and Coast Furniture located at 1144 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is registered by: Bruce Edward Bird, Jr. 1201 High Bluff Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Bruce Edward Bird, Jr. Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/30/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027032 The name of the business: Rosa’s ProCleaning, located at 175 Terrace Dr., Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Ricardo Hernandez 175 Terrace DR. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/01/17. /s/ Ricardo Hernandez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/02/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027202 The name of the business: Golf Shafts America, located at 6810 Embarcadero Lane, Carlsbad, CA. 92011. This business is registered by: BG Golf, Inc. 6810 Embarcadero Lane Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Anthony Huxtable, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/03/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9026919 The name of the business: In Clean We Trust Maintenance Services, located at 228 Apollo Drive, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: Ivan Enciso 228 Apollo Drive Vista, CA 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/1/17. /s/ Ivan Enciso Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/01/2017. 11/09, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30/2017.
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#2017-9027407 The name of the business: Electramotive Computers, located at 1750 Hartwright Road, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Lori Houser Knepp 1750 Hartwright Road Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/31/97. /s/ Lori Houser Knepp Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/07/17. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027239 The name of the business: Studio Pink, located at 197 S. Las Posas Rd., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Deborah Ann Leonard 2102 Fiori Dr. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Deborah Ann Leonard Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/03/17. 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, and 11/30/2017
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00042787-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Breanna Lynn Vague, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Abigail LeeAnne Gambel to Proposed name Abigail LeeAnne Vague. 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: Dec. 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose Drive, 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 11/09/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
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The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed project and does intend to APPROVE the Director’s Permit DP17-0029 on December 11, 2017. Project No.: DP 17-0029 Applicant: Richard and Karen Sherman Request: A Director’s Permit to allow the establishment and operation of a commercial agricultural/horticultural facility within three onsite buildings comprising 3,910 square feet on a 2.44 acre property to grow and distribute micro greens/edible flowers in the Agricultural (A-2) zone. Environmental Determination: Categorically Exempt (EX 17034) pursuant to Section 15301 (“Class 1”) of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that the proposed project will consist of interior improvements and alterations only to change the existing structure occupancy from residential to office use. Location of the Property: 180 Deer Springs Road, more particularly described as: SWLY 576.12 FT MEAS ON NWLY LI/EXC of Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, according to map thereof No. 806, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, December 21, 1895. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 182-073-07-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Susan Vandrew Rodriguez, Associate Planner, by calling 760-744-1050 extension 3237, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for non-residents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on December 21, 2017. The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-744-1050, extension 3233 or email@example.com. 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. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. DP: 11/30/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027116 The name of the business: Alvarez Specialities, located at 159 Heritage St., Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by: Ernesto Javier Alvarez 159 Heritage St. Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Ernesto Javier Alvarez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/03/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 & 12/21/2017.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council)
The City Council of the City of San Marcos will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers located at San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069 at 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Project: Parks Master Plan Update Applicant: City of San Marcos Request: The City Council will consider an update to the City’s Parks Master Plan, which includes updated demographic information, community outreach results, ideas for improvements to the City’s park areas and recreation programs, and a financial analysis to achieve improvements to parks system. Environmental Determination: The project to update to the City’s Parks Master Plan has been reviewed for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and it has been determined that this is not a project within the meaning of Section 15378 of the CEQA Guidelines because there is no potential for it to result in a physical change in the environment, either directly or indirectly. Even if the proposed project was considered a project subject to CEQA, it would be exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the update to the Parks Master Plan would have no significant effect on the environment. Location: Citywide Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission recommend approval to City Council by a 7-0-0 vote. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Michael Gordon, Administrative Services Manager, by calling 760-744-1050 extension 3116, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Project No: P14-0049: TSM 14-006 / ND 17-001 / AA 170002 / AA 17-0003 Appellants: Ms. Barbara Radtke and Ms. Allison Ramirez. Request: Appeal of the Planning Commission approval of a Tentative Subdivision Map and environmental review document (Mitigated Negative Declaration) for 9 single-family lots on a 2.7-acre property in the Single-Family Residential (R-1-10) Zone. Environmental Determination: Mitigated Negative Declaration (ND 17-001) was prepared and circulated for public review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Location of Property: 2110 Montiel Road, more particularly described as Portion of Lot 3 of Block 6, Rancho Los Vallecitos de San Marcos, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, according to map thereof No. 806, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, December 21, 1895. Assessor’s Parcel No.: 228120-09-00 and 228-120-34-00. Planning Commission Action: The Planning Commission approved the request for Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM 14-006) and adopted Mitigated Negative Declaration (ND 17-001) by a 4(Yes)1(No)-2(Absent) vote on August 21, 2017. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Norm Pedersen, Associate Planner, by calling 760-7441050 extension 3236, or via
NOTICE: The hearing before the City Council is a de novo hearing and any correspondence submitted to the Planning Commission that you wish presented to the City Council must be resubmitted for the Council’s consideration. Contact the City Clerk for resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for/or against the project. 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 a public hearing or any other 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 3100. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 11/30/17. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00043264-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Rosina Minerva Cruz Verdeja & Jose Alejandro Bohon Ramirez on behalf of a minor, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Minerva Romina Cruz Verdeja to Proposed name Minerva Romina Bohon Cruz, 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: Jan. 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Department 27. The address of the court is: 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA. 92101. 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 Dated Marcos, Ca. 92078. 11/14/2017. /s/ Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9027858 The name of the business: Cornejo Insurance Agency, located at 314 W. 3rd Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Israel Cornejo 709 S. Midway Dr., Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Israel Cornejo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/13/17. 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT
#2017-9028021 The name of the business: Meyer’s Chimney Sweep, located at 603 Seagaze #975, Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by: Joseph Michael Meyer III 603 Seagaze #975 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/14/17. /s/ Joseph Michael Meyer III Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/14/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 & 12/21/2017.
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