Volume 45 - No. 49
December 03, 2015
by Frederick Gomez
There is an old, humorous chestnut that states, “A transvestite is a man who just wants to eat, drink, and be Mary.”
The concept of males dressing up as women is as old as the hills, and rationalizations for doing so are as diverse as the cultures from which they spring. In 1950’s America, famed television comedian, Milton Berle, tickled America’s funny bone by dressing up in drag and spoofing the gender factor in a variety of hilarious sketches. And though Berle appeared in various drag personas, his “Auntie Mildred” character skyrocketed to the forefront in popularity!
In one hilarious, but daring, drag sequence, Berle dressed in a beautiful, formal bridal gown, and took his place alongside a man in full formal tuxedo, both preparing to exchange their sacred wedding vows before a minister! Did mainstream 1950’s America recoil in disgust? Quite the contrary, many suffered from spasmattacks brought on by uncontrollable bouts of laughter, sending “Uncle Miltie’s” television ratings high into the stratosphere!
Such surprising gender-bending skits helped make Milton Berle’s “Texaco Star Theater” television show unique, and certainly a galaxy away from being just another common, garden-variety comedy show! Berle was no longer just vaudeville-funny. He was no longer just (generically) funny. His popular drag sequences became the uncensored X-factor that made early television hugely unpredictable and edgy, for its time! Especially when dealing with forbidden taboos, such as men dressing up in women’s clothing, and making it “acceptable fun.” As stated at the top of this article, men dressing up as women is certainly nothing new. Some just did it better than others! Julian Eltinge (born William J. Dalton, 1881-1941) was the top female impersonator in early 1900 American vaudeville. He is the only drag performer to actually have a Broadway theatre named in his honor!
In his very first job in the legitimate theater, legendary movie actor, James Cagney, performed as a female impersonator in a revue titled, “Every Sailor.” It was a popular concept. As James Cagney put it, “Female impersonators were the rage at the time, and every vaudeville show had one on the boards.”
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But audiences are fickle. What’s popular today, may not be so tomorrow. And also, what vaudeville and burlesque presented on stage may not be “presentable” for television families across midAmerica and the U.S. Bible Belt.
Milton Berle’s timing was immaculate. The resurgence of popularity for buffoonery in drag was at hand, and Berle would ride this wave of popularity like no other! However, television was an experimental industry, still in its infancy. Censorship was in place. This new visual media called television
was not the bawdy stage of vaudeville or the British music halls. A performer had to be a tight-ropewalker, walking that fine line between acceptable family values and bathroom humor. Unlike vaudeville and burlesque, sex, nudity, and obscenity were not to be tolerated. Lewd and indecent material may reward you with deafening laughter at vaudeville’s old Palladium Theater and a renewed contract – the same material would be a television death sentence! Though a raucous and seasoned vaudevillian, himself, Milton
Berle knew how to preen his public image. His unsurpassed comedic genius, together with a bit of tight-rope-walking for the censors, all parlayed into his colossal success on this new medium called television! And no one did it better than Uncle Miltie. But, he remained daring. He could push the envelope better than anyone – and he did! It is, perhaps, truly impossible for today’s rebellious and uninhibited generation to fully comprehend and appreciate the level of pio-
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neering early television blazed! Milton Berle’s drag sketches were both visually daring and groundbreaking to a television audience of both children and adults. Apparently, Berle put adequate “lipstick on the pig” to allow his drag humor to fly in the face of homophobic, ultra-conservative social conventions of a 1950’s America! As television historian, David Zurawik, puts it: “His drag characters were beloved by 1950’s America, which is kind of funny.”
Such excursions into the crossdressing skits were considered ‘aggressive’ television for its era. As historian, Zurawik, further states: “These shows were pitched at an aggressive level: anythingfor-a-laugh! This also tended to make his programs very visual. Audiences across the country wanted to see what Berle would do next, and he quite obviously thrived on this anticipation.” It is not necessary to state that Milton Berle’s television success was predicated on many factors, and certainly not exaggerated on his drag scenes, alone. But, as previously stated, it was, without question, his dressing up as a woman that was by far the most startling and unusual for America’s early traditional values and folkways! Powerful network executives are keenly aware of marketing success and its equation to the
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Updating Lord Nelson
Nelson: "Order the signal, Hardy." Hardy: "Aye, aye sir." Nelson: "Hold on, that's not what I dictated to Flags. What's the meaning of this?" Hardy: "Sorry sir?" Nelson (reading aloud): "England expects every person to do his or her duty, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious persuasion or disability.' - What gobbledegook is this?" Hardy: "Admiralty policy, I'm afraid, sir. We're an equal opportunities employer now. We had the devil's own job getting 'England ' past the censors, lest it be considered racist." Nelson: "Gadzooks, Hardy. Hand me my pipe and tobacco." Hardy: "Sorry sir. All naval
“almighty dollar.” Commercial success has its own sacred creed which is the mantra: “Successful formulas warrant repetition.” And so it came to pass.
Milton Berle’s “Auntie Mildred” character soon began opening his show and before Auntie Mildred could even speak his first scripted words, his drag persona was often rendered mute by uncontrollable waves of disruptive laughter from the live studio audience! And though it is true that Berle’s mother, Sadie, was a “plant” who encouraged audiences to laugh along with her own was never really required. Nevertheless, Berle used her piercing laugh to zero-in with his prepared dialogue. When the last decimal of her laugh subsided, Berle would say, in full women’s make-up: “Look lady, you’ve got all night to make a fool of yourself. I’ve only got an hour!” Again, Milton Berle’s success as a standup and sitcom comic was enough to power up his career without the drag vignettes. However, it is equally true that you give the audience what they want, and his Auntie Mildred was, by far, his most popular alter-ego which kept his audiences (live and through television) happy and laughing!
As a consequence, Milton Berle’s show soared to unprecedented ratings! So much so, that he has been credited for selling millions of American television sets, thus earning him the sobriquet: “Mr. Television.”
vessels have now been designated smoke-free working environments." Nelson: "In that case, break open the rum ration. Let us splice the main brace to steel the men before battle." Hardy: "The rum ration has been abolished, Admiral. Its part of the Government's policy on binge drinking." Nelson: "Good heavens, Hardy. I suppose we'd better get on with it. Full speed ahead." Hardy: "I think you'll find that there's a 4 knot speed limit in this stretch of water." Nelson: "Damn it man! We are on the eve of the greatest sea battle in history. We must advance with all dispatch. Report from the crow's nest, please." Hardy: "That won't be possible, sir." Nelson: "What?" Hardy: "Health and Safety have closed the crow's nest, sir. No harness; and they said that rope ladders don't meet regulations. They won't let anyone up there until proper scaffolding can be erected." Nelson: "Then get me the ship's carpenter without delay, Hardy." Hardy: "He's busy knocking up a wheelchair access to the foredeck Admiral." Nelson: "Wheelchair access? I've never heard anything so absurd." Hardy: "Health and safety again, sir. We have to provide a
It is estimated that there were less than 400,000 TV sets in America when Berle debuted on his own “Texaco Star Theater,” which ran from 1948 until 1955. His impact on television sets being sold is startling to researchers. “By the start of 1949, the number of sets jumped to one million, and then doubled again by 1950. The consensus among television historians is that Mr. Berle, along with Ed Sullivan and Sid Caesar, drove those sales. Early research services found that 80 percent of the homes with televisions were tuned to Mr. Berle on Tuesday nights on NBC.” (David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun Newspaper television critic, March 28, 2002.) It is no exaggeration that Milton Berle’s “Auntie Mildred” drag persona became a favorite among American television viewers. Berle’s show was eagerly anticipated every Tuesday night and by 1954, more than 26 million American homes had at least two television sets!
Milton Berle’s popularity on television bordered on the unbelievable. “He is reputed to have sold more television sets than any advertising campaign.” (Official statement from The Museum of Broadcast Communications.) How popular were Milton Berle’s appearances in drag, specifically? Well, so popular was the cross-dressing formula that the torch was quickly picked up by other comedians, all of whom found that they had their hand on the public’s pulse as far as knowing what they liked. And playing
barrier-free environment for the differently abled." Nelson: "Differently abled? I've only one arm and one eye and I refuse even to hear mention of such words. I didn't rise to the rank of admiral by playing the disability card." Hardy: "Actually, sir, you did. The Royal Navy is under represented in the areas of visual impairment and limb deficiency." Nelson: "Whatever next? Give me full sail. The salt spray beckons." Hardy: "A couple of problems there too, sir. Health and safety won't let the crew up the rigging without hard hats. And they don't want anyone breathing in too much salt - haven't you seen the adverts?" Nelson: "I've never heard such infamy. Break out the cannon and tell the men to stand by to engage the enemy." Hardy: "The men are a bit worried about shooting at anyone, Admiral." Nelson: "What? This is mutiny!" Hardy: "It's not that, sir. It's just that they're afraid of being charged with murder if they actually kill anyone. There are a couple of legal-aid lawyers on board, watching everyone like hawks." Nelson: "Then how are we to sink the Frenchies and the Spanish?" Hardy: "Actually, sir, we're not."
the opposite sex was nothing short of a bonanza that reaped rewards and jump-started many careers!
Comedian Flip Wilson found his comedic career to skyrocket when he dressed in drag for his widelypopular “Geraldine” character. So popular was “Geraldine” that British news reporter, David Frost, could not interview Flip Wilson’s drag character without, continually, breaking down with laughter!
Others followed the yellow brick road, which seemed paved in real cross-dressing gold! RuPaul salvaged his career in drag to the point where he found himself a popular attraction on the widelyviewed MTV network.
Major motion pictures jumped in early with such cross-dressing bonanzas as in the 1950’s film, “Some Like It Hot,” starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon (filmed at the legendary Coronado Hotel and beach, 1959). Others followed, all mega-successful: “Victor Victoria,” starring Julie Andrews and James Garner (1982), “Tootsie,” with Dustin Hoffman (1982). And the entire world fell head-over-heels in love with “Mrs. Doubtfire,” starring Robin Williams (1993), as well as “The Birdcage,” again with Robin Williams (1996), along with Eddie Murphy’s “The Nutty Professor” and its various sequels! There are too many examples to
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Nelson: "We're not?" Hardy: "No, sir. The French and the Spanish are our European partners now. And furthermore according to the Common Fisheries Policy, we shouldn't even be in this stretch of water. We could get hit with a claim for compensation." Nelson: "But you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil." Hardy: "I wouldn't let the ship's diversity co-coordinator hear you saying that sir. You'll be up on disciplinary report." Nelson: "You must consider every man an enemy, who speaks ill of your King." Hardy: "Not any more, sir. We must be inclusive in this multicultural age. Now put on your Kevlar vest; it's the rules. It could save your life" Nelson: "Don't tell me - Health and Safety. Whatever happened to rum, sodomy and the lash?" Hardy: “As I explained, sir, rum is off the menu! And there's a ban on corporal punishment." Nelson: "What about sodomy?" Hardy: "I believe that is now legal, sir." Nelson: "In that case ... kiss me, Hardy." Sad News from Minnesota
Please join me in remembering
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Tree Lighting & Winter Festival – On Saturday, December 5, from 38pm, there will be a Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 No. Escondido Blvd. There will be real snow, Santa, reindeer, crafts, live entertainment, and it’s free.
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list here, but certainly male actor, Tyler Perry, became hugely-successful with his nine motion pictures of himself, in drag, playing the role of his female character, Medea! There are, as of this date, nine “Madea” movies with more on the way! In 2011, Forbes Magazine officially named Tyler Perry as the highest paid man in entertainment! It is ironic that the highest paid man, became so because of the “woman” he portrayed (“Madea”).
But these were all comedic ventures. Transplants from music halls, burlesque, vaudeville, and television. Such cross-dressing was done with exaggerated flair, along with the ridiculous and buffoonery riding along, sidesaddle! But suddenly, something odd, something hugely different came into worldly-view, via motion pictures, that was unlike its predecessors! We’re not talking about “underground” films that are relegated to anonymity and remain unknown to the planet’s population. No, something gigantic splashed upon the collective consciousness of the world that was like no other, before or since. It emerged as the first, seriouslysuccessful cross-dressing major motion picture! And it proved to be a monster hit, globally! It was the first to capture the highest critical praise from around the world from the most powerful members of the print and visual media!
This historic moment of firstacceptance on this level of achievement is breathtaking in its sweep, and the honor solely belongs to Ireland’s “The Crying Game,” starring Jaye Davidson as a stunning transvestite in a psychological masterpiece thriller. Unlike other gender-bending motion pictures, “The Crying Game” became the first film to garner worldwide respect by reaping an unprecedented (for its genre) 6 Academy Award nomina-
“Old WestCondido Holiday Show” - The Pacific Belles Chorus, a Chapter of Sweet Adeline’s International, invites you to begin your holidays with their “Old WestCondido Holiday Show," December 5th at 1pm at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Ave., Escondido. You will be entertained with holiday favorites plus new songs with a wild west early Escondido theme. The performance will include the chorus singing in 4 part a cappella harmony plus entertainment from several Pacific Belles quartets. A festive Christmas atmosphere will include music, the annual “homemade” bake sale, refreshments, and more. Bring family and friends to begin your holidays in song. Donations are $15/adults and $5/children under 12. For more information, call 760.931.7980, 760.599.4717, or check the website at www.pacificbelleschorus.org.
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tions, including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, (Jaye Davidson), Best Editing, and Best Original Screenplay.
To reveal the unlikely chain of events leading to this incredulous and unprecedented historic benchmark: the film itself had the poverty-level budget of about $5-million dollars! This is almost unheard of! It grossed almost $63-million, worldwide, and counting!
But, by long tradition, this is not supposed to happen! Genderbending films are supposed to be silly, often inane, and never to be taken seriously! They’re only to be laughed at! History reveals that they never competed, eyeballto-eyeball, with the cinema’s greatest films! Hmmm, or so it was in theory, with history behind it.
So, how was the “Crying Game” able to break down barriers and make us not only accept its serious (and taboo) storyline, but seduce us into a love-affair with it! This is, fundamentally, a key question on human behavior, regarding rejection and acceptance on a sensitive, powder-keg subject matter, such as crossdressing -- not for laughs -- but a serious plot of a beautiful transvestite, and the men who fall in love with him!
The success of “The Crying Game” which made it a shocking, international party-crasher at the 65th Academy Awards ceremonies in 1993, is that it seduced viewers into an intelligent and insightful discussion on raw issues, such as race, nationality, and sexuality, against the political backdrop of a real war and terrorism. It was a raw, controversial and sympathetic portrayal of an IRA foot soldier, and his British hostage, which struck a nerve in all of us, everywhere, in the very real world that we all inhabit, and the real issues we must deal with, every day of our lives: war, terrorism, racial
handgun. The class will be Sunday, December 6, from 10am to 1pm at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford, located at 16525 Guejito Road & Lake Wohlford Road. Participants learn basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammunition are provided for the class but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun if they already own one. Cost is $60.00. To register, call Jack @ 760.746.2868.
Methodist Church to Host 28th Annual Bethlehem Walk – Local congregation tells the living story of Christ’s birth in a renowned holiday tradition. The First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of Escondido will host the annual holiday tradition of the Bethlehem Walk on Friday, December 11th to Sunday, December 13th, at 341 South Kalmia Street, Escondido. Each year, members of different congregations of local churches, come together to plan, develop, construct and deliver the town of Bethlehem as it was thousands of years ago. Free to the public, visitors are invited to experience Bethlehem Walk, a re-creation of the traditional birthplace of Jesus, set in the time of Caesar Augustus, the Roman Emperor who decreed that a census be taken and set in motion the
prejudice, sexuality, and morality!
For one brief, shining moment, a cross-dressing movie ceased being the poor, lowly cousin with a cheap burlesque pedigree, and walked, majestically, onto centre stage, in the spotlight, before the biggest international gathering of humans, numbering in the( billions), all watching live on television! In the annals of men dressing up as women, there has been nothing quite like “The Crying Game” before or since. It may never happen, on that level of achievement, again. But, where is the genesis for cross-dressing? When did this whole ordeal begin? Would you believe that the concept of males dressing up as women goes back as far as the Vikings?! Yes, you heard me correctly. The Vikings, the virtual personification of all that is masculine!
History records that Viking and Norse mythology contain crossdressing episodes! (“Viking” and “Norse” both refer to the Germanic people living in Scandinavia at the time of the Viking Age. Norse mythology is (primarily) written in North Germanic language.)
But hold onto your skirt, or trousers. Cross-dressing extends far back to ancient Greek and Roman mythology, as well! Ditto, the ancient Hindu culture: “Arjuna crossdressed as Brihannala and became a dance teacher.” Ancient China and Japan, as well as most other cultures, have episodes of crossdressing in their respective histories and/or mythologies. Although not in the same arena of discussion as “cross-dressing,” the similar area of sexuality found in the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner saga, cannot be completely ignored. To be more precise, the Caitlyn Jenner affair has captured world
event we now celebrate as Christmas: the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. Visitors become part of the nativity story as they make their way through the walk. During the three-night production, every member of Bethlehem Walk is played by an all-volunteer cast. Bethlehem Walk tours begin every five minutes during designated times: Friday, December 11, from 5:30-8:55pm; Saturday, December 12, 4-8:25pm; Sunday, December 13, 4-7:55pm. Reservations are recommended and are provided priority entrance in the tour groups. Beginning Monday, November 30th, reservations with a party’s preferred date and time of a tour can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests are encouraged to bring donations of nonperishable food items for Interfaith Community Services. For more information on Bethlehem Walk or FUMC of Escondido’s community services, visit firstunited.echurch.net.
”A Very Merry Holiday Show”, Put On By Kids - Oceanside Theatre Company Youth Academy presents “A Very Merry Holiday” show at 7pm on Saturday, December 12th, and 2pm on Sunday, December 13th, at The Brooks Theatre, 217
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headlines, as well as record-high television ratings! That humans wish to be inquisitive on such proceedings is, certainly, their divine right. As such, it is highly democratic to give the people what they wish to know.
In the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner scenario, there is an associated branch of cross-dressing, or transvestism, which deals with surgical intervention, such as breast augmentation, etc. In this case, the emerging Caitlyn Jenner is physically altered so as to be more than just a person cross-dressing into women’s attire, or vice versa.
However, the erstwhile Bruce Jenner follows a long line of predecessors! Lili Elbe (1882-1931) was a Dutch transgender woman, born in Denmark, died in Germany. She is considered one of the first (identifiable) recipients of sex reassignment surgery. The year of her sex change was 1930, in the country of Germany. Others followed suit, such as American, Christine Jorgensen (1926-1989), who was born in the Bronx, New York, and whose sexual reassignment surgery took place in Denmark, in late 1952. Jorgensen’s sex-change was highprofile news, worldwide, and the most famous to that time. The first surgeon to perform sex reassignment surgery within the United States was Dr. Elmer Belt (1893-1980). Prior to the Christine Jorgensen sensationalism in the world press, Dr. Belt was quietly performing sex change operations for a number of years! He performed primarily male-to-female operations, although he did also perform a few female-to-male procedures! Only after suffering from family pressures did Dr. Belt stop performed sex change operations in 1962. Aside from the contemporary, Caitlyn Jenner, Renee Richards (born Richard Raskind in 1934), is
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The Paper • Page 4 • December 03, 2015 Fatality Traffic Collision
On Monday, November 23rd shortly after 5 pm the Carlsbad Police Department and Carlsbad Fire Department received a report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Marron Road. The Carlsbad Fire Department located the traffic collision on the Jefferson Street bridge over Interstate 5.
A 67 year old white male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The male pedestrian was crossing the street from the east curb line of Jefferson Street towards the west curb line of Jefferson Street when he was struck by a pick-up truck travelling south bound on Jefferson Street. The pick-up truck was driven by a 51 year old male from Carlsbad. The body of the pedestrian was released to the medical examiner. The identity of the pedestrian is not being released until next of kin can be notified. The Carlsbad Police Department’s Traffic Division was called out and the investigation is ongoing. Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the collision. Hit and Run Accident, Escondido
On Saturday, November 28th, at about 7 pm, officers from the
Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Grand Ave and Broadway regarding a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist. Upon arrival, officers found an unconscious female lying in the eastbound lanes of Grand Ave east of Broadway. The female sustained significant, life-threatening injuries and Escondido Fire transported her to Palomar Hospital for treatment. The identity of the female is unknown at this time. According to several witnesses and physical evidence at the scene, it appears the bicyclist was riding northbound on Broadway and was hit by a car heading eastbound on Grand Ave. The car never stopped and fled the scene. Through their investigation, officers believe there may have been a possible witness who has further information regarding the involved vehicle. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Stephen Braucht of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Braucht at (760) 839-4482. New Church Opens in Oceanside
They waited a long time, the parishioners of St. Thomas Moore did. Now, after meeting in a vari-
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wait sttaff . . . still a backup and long wait. We weren’t alone.
Yes, it was Thanksgiving Week and business may have been heavier than normal ... but that should have been planned for and at least one additional cook should have been on staff to keep up with the demand. It’s a good restaurant with good food ... but this was not good planning.
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More and more often I’m finding that I compare the level of service I get at restaurants to Charlie’s Restaurant in downtown Escondido.,
It’s not fancy. It’s a nice clean, family type restaurant - the wait staff all know us and we know them . . . we’ve become good friends with Charlie Mitich, the owner.
We never have to wait long for our order to arrive. Wait staff pretty much knows what we’re gonna order ... and the cook staff turns the food out smartly.
Last Wednesday we went to a well known restaurant that specializes in omelets. Wait staff was attentive and pleasant, food was tasty . . . but I believe it was 30 minutes we had to wait to be served. There were two cooks and appeared to have sufficient
At Charlie’s, we never have to worry about that. I don’t think it’s because everyone knows us there either; the waitresses at Charlies almost run from table to table . . . one wonders how they have all that stamina! All patrons appear to get the same great service we do. Food is always good at Charlie’s, as are the prices.
Other local restaurants where service is generally prompt, food is good and prices reasonable, include J&M, Pegah’s, Jalapeno Grill, Dominics ... among others. (These are places where we dine fairly often. There may be others that meet these standards but we simply haven’t been there yet. ••••• Thanks to Aubrey Stewart of San Marcos for hosting Evelyn and I at a superb evening of dining and enjoyment of soft, relaxing jazz.
We met up at the Northern Spirits Lounge, adjacent to the Nattiya Thai Restaurant at 727 W San Marcos Blvd #115.
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North Coast Hwy, Oceanside. It is a holiday showcase put on by theatre students, ages 5 to 15, with heartwarming selections from holidaythemed musical theatre, plays, dance, traditional and standard favorites, fun for the whole family. Tickets are $12/general admission, $8/students and military, or free for kids 5 and under. See www.oceansidetheatre.org or call 760-433-8900 for more information. Oceanside Theatre Company Youth Academy’s classes are offered to students from 4 to 18 years old at The Brooks Theatre throughout the year.
“Winter Dreams” Holiday Showcase - Vista Hills Chorus of Encinitas, a Sweet Adeline’s women’s 4-part harmony group, presents a musical showcase of entertainment for the Holidays, including award winning quartet, Ms. Cellaneous, and Paul Orsi, ragtime pianist. The show will be on December 12, at 7pm (doors open 6:30pm) at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 552 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas. Tickets are $10. In addition, there will be a silent auction, gift baskets to bid on, and a 50/50 cash drawing. For more information, go to vistahillschorus.weebly.com. Multicultural Holiday Festival – On Saturday, December 12th, from 16pm, there will be a Multicultural Holiday Festival in Grape Day Park, Escondido, celebrating music/arts from around the world with an International flair. This is a free family event. There will be food, games, dancing, singing, hands-ondemos, and more. For vendor/entertainment/volunteer info, call Angel at
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Evelyn ordered the Honey Chicken, I had Chicken with Young Ginger Sauce. Both were delicious but I sampled some of Evelyn’s Honey Chicken. I’m ordering that next time. (Don’t forget dessert. The Coconut Ice Cream is out of this world!) Throughout the evening we enjoyed the crooning of Peter Marin, the “Jazz Club Singer” who has years of experience singing in a variety of top venues.
Peter Marin is a protege of Andy Williams, has worked with a number of major artists, including Ray Charles.
He blends interesting show biz stories into his presentation, balanced with soft, relaxing standards . . . even the up tempo ballads are relaxing.
Aubrey Stewart, a retired computer instructor and technician, is a big jazz fan and had invited us on several occasions to the Northern Spirits Lounge but we always had other commitments. On this evening we were free and were delighted we were. Great food, great music, great company. Our thanks again to Aubrey, his companion and friend, for a wonderful evening!
Letters to the Editor The Chess Game
Mr. Ghandhi's dissatisfaction with US relationship with Saudi Arabia is quite understandable. Country A supports terrorists. Terrorists try to kill Americans. Why do we have friendly relations with Country A ? Well, its a crazy world, not as simple as we would like it to be. There are Country B, Country C and others with agendas at odds with ours, who are itching to befriend Country A and to use it's resources for their own advantage which would be at cross purposes to our own and dangerous for us. Its a multiplayer game with subtle moves
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Is it just me or is anyone else bamboozled by the new “automated” bill paying plan offered by the city of Escondido Utilities Department? I tried to log on to their website and followed instructions. Didn’t work. Three separate times. Called the Escondido Utilities Department . . . on hold for 20 minutes. No answer. 20 minute waits on two separate occasions on the same morning. Constant recorded voice messages reminding me I could go to the new third party website and easily register to pay bills. NO! You cannot. And people don’t answer phones at the Utility Department . . . only recorded robots. Frustrating! Someone at city hall needs to fix this. Now. ••••• Rose Bowl anybody? Dave Geary, “Mr. Kiwanis” from the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club in Escondido, is leading a couple of busloads of happy people up to Pasadena again this year for the purpose of decorating Rose Bowl floats on December 27th.
You can join that happy crowd and take part in all of the color and excitement by contacting Dave and booking your seat on the bus. Cost is only $30 for which you get transportation, snacks and drinks on the bus and dinner while you are working on the floats.
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a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.
Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, and Captain Crunch. The gravesite was piled high with flours. Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy and lovingly described Doughboy as a man who never knew how much he was kneaded. Born and bread in Minnesota, Doughboy rose quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting much of his dough on halfbaked schemes.
Despite being a little flaky at times, he still was a crusty old man and was considered a positive roll model for millions. Doughboy is survived by his wife Play Dough, three children: John Dough, Jane Dough and Dosey Dough, plus they had one in the oven. He is also
survived by his elderly father, Pop Tart. The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.
If you smiled while reading this, please rise to the occasion and pass it on to someone having a crumby day and kneading a lift. Show Time
We went to the movie the other night. I sat in an aisle seat as I usually do, because it feels a little roomier. Just as the feature was about to start, a blonde baby boomer from the center of the row got up and started working her way out. "Excuse me, sorry, oops, excuse me, pardon me, gotta hurry, oops, excuse me." By the time she got to me, I was trying to look around her and I was a little impatient, so I said, "Couldn't you have done this a little earlier?”
"No!!" she said in a loud whisper. "The 'Turn Off Your Cell Phone, Please' message just flashed up on the screen and mine is out in the car." 1.
After a night of drink,
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at many levels, that has been called GEOPOLITICAL CHESS. It takes a very savvy leader to play the game and stay ahead of it. We must hope that we elect a world class player next year. J.H.Tashjian San Marcos, CA
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Just think . . . you’ll probably see the float(s) you worked on during the New Year’s Day Parade!
By all accounts those who have gone on this trip in years gone by had a total blast! Lots of fun, the gaining of a busload or two of new friends, and a whole lot of great memories. If you’d like to go, contact Dave Geary at 112 N. Kalmia, Escondido, 92025 (That’s his store, “Dave’s Computer Repairs and Sales.” You can mail your check there or you can drop in and give the check to Dave personally. They will meet at the Escondido Park and Ride, at Broadway and Hiway 78. Bus leaves early, at 5:45 am, returning around 6pm that same day. Should be fun!
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ety of venues, including mortuaries, local high schools and strip malls, they now have a church they can call their own.
Their new church complex sits on a five-acre campus above the southeast corner of South Melrose Drive and Cannon Road. The campus will have a sanctuary with seating for more than 1,000 people, a chapel, a plaza, a meditation garden and a Stations of the Cross garden. A blessing and Mass of dedication is scheduled for Dec. 16. Father Michael Ratajczak, who has served as the church’s pastor since 2003, will preside.
The Rev. Robert W. McElroy, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, will celebrate the first Mass at 2 p.m. Dec. 16 and bless the church, liturgical furniture and art. A reception will follow immediately after Mass on the church grounds. The church is at 1450 S. Melrose Drive, Oceanside. For more information, call (760) 758-4100. Gang Shooting in Escondido, Two Injured
Several people called 911 around
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760.855.8115 or Sohaila at 760.519.9615. Visit USAMulticultural.com.
HHP Welcomes Ginny Scharbarth, Kathy’s Legacy Foundation! - Join Happy Hour Politics (HHP) on Wednesday, December 16th, to meet Ginny Scharbarth, Co-Founder/Executive Director, Kathy’s Legacy Foundation! Ms. Scharbarth is the mother of Kathy Scharbarth, a Carlsbad resident who was tragically murdered by her ex-boyfriend on November 24, 2011. She will share her family’s love and unwavering commitment to Kathy’s memory through the Foundation, an organization which provides tangible protection for victims of domestic violence and support for surviving children. Learn about California Assembly Bill 2467, also known as “Kathy’s Law,” passed in 2012, that allows judges to order electronic monitoring of a perpetrator, in addition to a restraining order in certain domestic violence cases, and also allows the victim to be notified if the perpetrator is in the vicinity. Happy Hour Politics events are held the third Wednesday each month from 6pm–8pm at The Crossings, 5800 The Crossings Dr, Carlsbad. There is a $20 cash cover charge (includes appetizers). Drinks are available for purchase. For more information, email Melanie at email@example.com. Check on Facebook for Happy Hour Politics, or follow on Twitter @hhpcbad. RSVP by Wednesday, December 9th. HHP is a satellite club of Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF).
Last Chance to See “Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens” - This may be your last chance to see The North County Players' annual production of "Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens" -- at least for a while. "Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens" is billed as a faithful adaptation of the beloved Dickens classic with a unique embellishment: Charles Dickens himself appears onstage to read sections from the work -- primarily passages describing the people and places of Victorian England, an aspect generally lost in adaptations of the work. The production also features carolers, dancers, computercontrolled lighting, music, and powerful sound effects, and an appearance by Santa at the end of the show (you might want to keep that a surprise for little ones). Ticket prices, $12.50/general; $7.50/kids, seniors and military, are kept very affordable, thanks to generous grants from Supervisor Bill Horn, San Marcos Community Foundation, H.O.M.E., and others. “Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens” will be performed five times December 17-20 at the San Marcos Civic Center including two matinees and a half-priced final dress rehearsal. One hundred percent of proceeds from this year's shows will benefit local non-profits including a VFW Christmas charity. One-click tickets, info, and directions at www.northcountyplayers.org.
It’s “Holiday Memories” in Song with the RB Chorale - Pat Bean and the RB Chorale will be transforming your holiday season with a trip down Memory Lane, complete with sparklers and a special rendition of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Tickets are on sale now for three spirited performances at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road, Poway, at 7pm Friday, December 18th and Saturday, December 19th and 1pm on Sunday, December 20th. The show will feature Christmas music with a dash of Hanukkah, a splash of specialty acts, and the Chorale’s signature song finale “Say It with a Song.” Santa Claus will be there with treats for the children, and don’t
forget to bring an unwrapped toy for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign. If you’d like a preview of the Chorale, check them out at the opening of December Nights on December 4th at 3pm at Balboa Park Organ Pavilion Stage. Every December the Chorale performs to packed houses to raise funds for scholarships, presented the following spring to graduating local high school seniors who plan to pursue their education in some form of musical endeavor. Over a quarter of a million dollars has been raised and awarded to date, and this doesn’t happen without the support of the San Diego community. Tickets can be purchased from any chorale member, online at www.rbchorale.org or by calling 858-485-SONG (7664). Preferred Seating is $32; General Admission/$22; Seniors (55 & older), Students (13-18) and Active Military tickets are $20, and all children (through 12 years) are admitted for $7.
Public Library’s “Holiday Food for Fines” Program - Escondido Public Library’s annual Holiday Food for Fines Program runs now through Thursday, December 31, 2015. The program provides Library patrons the opportunity to clear up to $20 in fines from their account. Proceeds benefit Interfaith Community Services in Escondido which distributes the food to families in need throughout the North County area. Non-perishable, nutritious, pre-packaged items such as canned goods, pasta, sauces, and peanut butter credit up to $1/worth of fines per item. Non-nutritious, perishable, expired, or damaged items cannot be accepted. Customer Services Supervisor, Linda Weber, explains, “This event is a wonderful way for Library patrons to not only clear some of their fines, but to also give back to their community by helping those in need. Last year we collected more than 90 crates of food weighing an estimated 2,340 pounds. We hope to top that this year.” Food may only be used to clear fines, and may not be used to clear fees associated with lost or damaged books and materials, or City Attorney fees. The Library is happy to accept any donations whether or not they are fine-related and welcomes donations from patrons who bring in food just to help those in need. For more information, contact Linda Weber, Customer Services Supervisor, at 760-8394613. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido. Contact the Library at 760-839-4684, or visit the website at library.escondido.org. Palomar Health Offers a Variety of Classes/Screenings During December - Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-education classes and screenings led by doctors and other health professionals during the month of DECEMBER, along with Community Flu Shot Clinics around North County. Registration is required and can be made at www.PalomarHealth.org/classes or by calling 800.628.2880. These classes/screenings will take place in various locations and various days/times, and include Preparation for Childbirth: 5-Week Series, or Preparation for Childbirth in a Weekend, fee $70/mom or couple; includes childbirth manual; Diabetes 101; Bariatric Dietary Education; Treating Chronic Pain with an Integrative Model; Take Shape for Life—Medifast; Mind-Body Stress Reduction for the Holidays; Advances in Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery; Understanding Tinnitus; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Pain Management; Laughter Yoga; Living with Congestive Heart Failure. Blood Pressure Screenings; check blood pressure regularly; check for locations, dates/times - no registration required. Note: Hypertension support groups are offered monthly; call
858.675.3284 for more info. Effects of Aging on Voice and Swallowing, from 10-11:30am on Monday, December 7, at OASIS-Escondido, Esc. Senior Center, 210 E. Park Ave., Escondido, $5/person, registration required by calling 760.796.6020. Community Flu Shot Clinics are scheduled throughout North County; for children and adults under 65 years of age, the cost is $20 (payable by check or cash). Private insurance cannot be billed for vaccines given at these clinics. Medicare is accepted for those who qualify and show proper identification. Palomar Health and S.D. Dept. of Health partner to provide free flu shots for those in need. Additionally, flu shots are offered at Palomar Health expresscare locations to persons 2 years old and older for $29.99. Visit www.PalomarHealth.org/classes or 800.628.2880.
Adopt a Manatee for the Holidays – Manatees are one of nature’s precious treasures and help is needed to protect these endangered animals and their aquatic habitat for generations to come. Save the Manatee Club, an international nonprofit organization, was co-founded in 1981 by world-renowned singer/songwriter, Jimmy Buffett. Funds from the adoption program go toward emergency rescue response for sick and injured manatees, for waterway signage, public awareness and education, research, and more. Read about the conservation efforts at savethemanatee.org/smchist.htm. Adopt-AManatee at www.savethemanatee.org/adoptpag.htm or sign up for Paddle Tales (free e-newsletter at www.savethemanatee.org/action.htm. An annual manatee adoption costs $25 and includes an adoption certificate, photo of a real Florida manatee, biography, a membership handbook filled with photos, facts, and information, and official newsletters throughout
A Mixed Bag for Business
Legislative report cards have just been released by CalChamber, the Southwest Riverside Legislative Council, and the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer’s Association. As a result of my votes to support business, create jobs, rein in taxes and streamline regulations, I am happy to report I received an “A” from all three! California’s economy has been slowly rebounding for several years. Though still too high, our official unemployment rate has fallen, we no longer run yearly multi-billion dollar budget deficits, tax revenues are up. Even so, much work remains. This year dozens of bills impacting the economy were debated in Sacramento. Among the bills identified as “Job Killers” by CalChamber: I opposed AB 465, which would have prohibited pre-dispute employment arbitration agreements authorized by both the California and U.S. Supreme Courts. The bill was vetoed by the Governor. I opposed SB 406, which would require small businesses with limited numbers of employees
the year with updated reports on the manatees in the adoption program. See all the manatees up for adoption – Doc, Rocket, Ariel, Flash, and more on the Club’s website at savethemanatee.org/adoptees. And each new member who joins the Adopt-AManatee® program online for a $35 tax-deductible donation will also receive Save the Manatee Club’s Special Edition 35th Anniversary wall calendar for 2016 (in full color). Shipping is free within the United States.
December Fun Events at Humane Society – Want to enhance your relationship with your pet, learn about various pet topics, add a new pet to the family, or support community events that are giving back to Humane Society? Here are easy gift options that benefit homeless animals: AmazonSmile – simple and automatic way to support Humane Society animals every time you shop, at no cost to you. When shopping here, you’ll find same low prices, selection, etc. as Amazon.com with added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the San Diego Humane Society—use their specific link so they benefit from your purchase. Check out the Amazon Wish List; purchase the gifts and they will be shipped directly to the Humane Society. Animal Calendar, produced by the Humane Society, features adorable photos of community pets. If not in the market for gifts, here are upcoming events you can attend: Pet Loss Support Group, Wednesday, December 30, 6:30pm, Oceanside campus. Holiday Doggie Café, socialize with dog lovers and their dogs; complimentary desserts/dog treats provided; Friday, December 11, 6-
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to provide expanded family leave benefits. Vetoed by the Governor.
I opposed AB 359, which requires grocery stores to hire a predecessor’s employees. Signed by the Governor. A number of pro-business bills were also debated this year. Among these:
I supported AB 1506, which allows employers to cure technical Labor Code violations before a claim is filed in civil court. Signed by the Governor. I supported AB 323, which streamlines environmental regulations governing certain road repair projects. Signed by the Governor.
I supported AB 35, which would encourage affordable housing by allowing expansion of the low-income housing taxcredit program. Vetoed by the Governor.
The fight to create more, better-paying jobs by improving California’s business climate will resume after the Legislature reconvenes in January. As always, I will continue to fight for you in Sacramento.
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drugs and wild sex, John woke up to find himself next to a really ugly woman. That's when he realized he had made it home safely.
2. Seven wheelchair athletes have been banned from the Para-Olympics after they tested positive for WD40.
3. A boy asks his granny, 'Have you seen my pills, they were labeled LSD?' Granny replies, 'the hell with the pills, did you see the dragons in the kitchen?"
4. Wife gets naked and asks hubby, 'What turns you on more, my pretty face or my sexy body?' Hubby looks her up and down and replies, 'Your sense of humor!' Hospital visiting hours are 5:00 to 6:00.
5. A chap's wife is back on the warpath again. She was up for making a sex movie last night, and all he did was suggest they should hold auditions for her part. The viewing will be Saturday from 7:00 till 8:30.
6. I woke up this morning at 9:00, and could sense something was wrong. I got downstairs and found the wife face down on the kitchen floor, not breathing! I panicked. I didn't know what to do. Then I remembered, McDonalds serves breakfast until 10:30. 7. My missus packed my bags, and as I walked out the front door, she screamed, "I wish you a slow and painful death, you bastard!" "Oh," I replied, "so now you want me to stay!”.
8. The other night, my wife asked me how many women I'd slept with. I told her, "Only you. All the others kept me awake all night!" - - The doctor says I should be able to see again in about ten days. The broken arm will take about a month. New Store in New York City
A store that sells new husbands has opened in New York City, where a woman may go to choose a husband. Among the instructions at the entrance is a description of how the store operates: You may visit this store ONLY ONCE! There are six floors and the value of the products increase as the shopper ascends the flights. The shopper may choose any item from a particular floor, or may choose to go up to the next floor, but you cannot go back down except to exit the building!
So, a woman goes to the Husband Store to find a husband. On the first floor the sign on the door reads:
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Floor 1 - These men Have Jobs
She is intrigued, but continues to the second floor, where the sign reads: Floor 2 - These men Have Jobs and Love Kids.
'That's nice,' she thinks, 'but I want more.' So she continues upward. The third floor sign reads:
Floor 3 - These men Have Jobs, Love Kids, and are Extremely Good Looking. 'Wow,' she thinks, but feels compelled to keep going. She goes to the fourth floor and the sign reads:
Floor 4 - These men Have Jobs, Love Kids, are Drop-dead Good Looking and Help With Housework. 'Oh, mercy me!' she exclaims, 'I can hardly stand it!'
Still, she goes to the fifth floor and the sign reads:
Floor 5 - These men Have Jobs, Love Kids, are Drop-dead Gorgeous, Help with Housework, and Have a Strong Romantic Streak. She is so tempted to stay, but she goes to the sixth floor, where the sign reads:
Floor 6 - You are visitor 31,456,012 to this floor. There are no men on this floor. This floor exists solely as proof that women are impossible to please. Thank you for shopping at the Husband Store. PLEASE NOTE:
To avoid gender bias charges, the store's owner opened a New Wives store just across the street.
The first floor has wives that love sex. The second floor has wives that love sex and have money and like beer. The third, fourth, fifth and sixth floors have never been visited.
Who Was Horatio Alger?
We’ve all heard the phrase, “His life was a real Horatio Alger story.” Just who was Horatio Alger and what does that saying mean?
Horatio Alger., Jr., was born Jan 3, 1832, in Chelsea, Mass. He was a prolific 19th-century American author best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age, hence the phrase “… a real Horatio Alger story.”
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10:16 p.m. to report hearing gunshots near an apartment complex on East Felicita Avenue near South Juniper Street Gang detectives responded and are investigating a shooting that left two teenagers injured on an Escondido street Sunday night. One of the victims told police the shooter got out of a teal-colored Nissan Titan in the parking lot of the complex and shot in their direction before taking off, said police Sgt. Jim Lanigan.
Both men, ages 18 and 19, were hit and drove themselves to the hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening. The shooter was described as tall, thin and wearing a black leather jacket over a gray hoodie. Fatal Shooting in San Marcos
On Friday, November 20th, a 14year-old boy was fatally shot on a San Marcos street. The boy was identified as Brandon Gonzalez, who lived in San Marcos.
Residents near De Leone and Hollencrest roads reported hearing gunshots about 10:50 p.m.
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Many of his stories lifts the young hero, not by hard work, but by bravery, honesty and sheer luck. The boy might return a large sum of lost money or rescue someone from an overturned carriage, which brings the lad … and his plight … to the attention of a wealthy individual. By 1868, Alger was known nationwide through basically his fourth novel, “Ragged Dick,” the story of a poor boot-black's rise to middle-class respectability. This book was a huge success, as were many of his tomes that followed, all with essentially variations on “Ragged Dick” … the usual character saved by a mysterious stranger. Also, the young man puts up with a snobbish youth, who often is an evil, greedy rich boy. Eventually, the “Ragged Dick” series would consist of 12 installments.
But by the 1870s, Alger's stories were growing stale. His publisher suggested he tour the American West for fresh material to incorporate into his fiction, but a trip to California had little effect on his writing: Alger remained mired in the tired "poor boy makes good” theme. The backdrops of his novels merely changed to the American West rather than urban New England.
Later, Alger moved to New York City where he wrote "Friar Anselmo,” and he did try adult novels. Two were published with poor reviews, “Helen Ford” and “Timothy Crump's Ward.” He fared better with stories for boys published in the periodical “Student and Schoolmate,” and a third boys' book “Charlie Codman's Cruise.”
In the last decades of the 19th century, Alger's moral tone coarsened with the change in boys' tastes. Sensational thrills were wanted by the public. The Puritan ethic had loosened its grip on America, and violence, murder, and other sensational themes entered Alger's works. Public librarians questioned whether his books should be made available to the young. But with the first decades of the 20th century, interest in Alger’s writing was renewed and his novels sold in the thousands.
By the time he died, Alger had published some 100 books. Since 1947, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans has awarded scholarships and prizes to accomplished people. In 1982 to mark his 150th birthday, a Broadway musical, “Shine!,” was based on Alger's work, particularly the characters, Ragged Dick and Silas Snobden's office boy. Alger died at age 67 on July 18, 1899 at the home of his sister in Nantucket, Mass.. His death
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8pm, Oceanside Doggie Café; RSVP online. Santa Photos, Escondido Campus, Saturday, December 5th, 10am-4pm; $10/donation for a keepsake photo of your family and pets. Help San Diego’s wildlife with Project Wildlife, at San Diego Children’s Museum, 320 N. Broadway, Escondido, on Thursday, December 10, from 2-3pm. Little Cakes Sweet Adoption and Fundraising Event at 30 Main Street, Vista, on Sunday, December 20th, 11am-2pm; add a little sweetness in your life at meet and greet with some sweet canine companions looking for a loving home. PAWS Food Distribution Events: The PAWS Pantry provides supplemental bags of dog and cat food for pick-up at select senior centers, congregate meal providers, and other human service organizations as resources are available. Supplies are available based on eligibility requirements and financial needs. Visit pawssandiego.org for more information and for a list of distribution events near you. Escondido Campus, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, 760.888.2275;
Oceanside Campus, 2905 San Luis Rey Road (dogs); 572 Airport Road (cats, small animals), Oceanside, 760.757.4357; San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines St, San Diego, 619.299.7012; or visit sdhumane.org.
DAR Chapter Spruces up Adobe for Annual Holiday Home Tour – Members of the Rancho Buena Vista Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, spruce up the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe in preparation for the 29th Annual Holiday Homes
Tour. Visitors to the Tour on Sunday, December 6th, will get a close-up look at the historic Adobe, considered to be one of the best preserved historic structures in the region, and four distinctive Vista residences with outstanding architectural details and breathtaking interiors. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Vista Community Clinic’s Kare for Kids Fund which provides high-quality pediatric care for underserved children in North County. Members of DAR actively support historic preservation, promote education and advance patriotic endeavors.
Pictured l-r: Chapter members Jill Scott, Laura ChandlerJacobson, Donna Toro, Carol Moon & Jan Quigley
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Past Presidents Honored at Luncheon - A luncheon at the Olive Garden Restaurant in Escondido was held recently to honor the past presidents of the Via Verde Estates Social Club. The social club was first started in 1986 by Georgianne Brewis. A
Pictured l-r: seated: Lois Stewart-Morse, Georgianne Brewis, and Roma Kehoe; standing, Sue McGee, Cliff Valade, Helen Stevenson, Pat Macqueen, and Ruth Quinn. plaque was presented to Georgianne with names of all the presidents and the years they served. The plaque will be placed in the Clubhouse.
Contemporary Women Honor Three Members – A local women’s volunteer organization and social c l u b , Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC), recently honored three members for active participation in the club; Kathy Packard and Beryl Price for ten years and Linda Bridges for twenty-five years. Linda is a past club president; Kathy leads “Team CWONC” at the annual MS Walk, and Beryl is chairman of “Operation Helo Babies,” a CWONC project that offers virtual baby showers for the club’s adopted Marine Squadron 369 at Camp Pendleton. For info, visit www.cwonc.org. (See photo, above right)
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Pictured l-r: Linda Bridges, Kathleen King (Membership CoChair), Kathy Packard, Beryl Price and Rebecca Buchen (Membership Co-Chair)
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) members, (pictured l-r) Susan Harris and Sharon Bartholomew, Center of the Valley Chapter, and Wanda Prosser, Santa Margarita Chapter, participated in flag laying at the Valley Center Cemetery in preparation for Veterans Day in November.
Black Angus, in the Westfield Shopping Center, recently hosted Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego's 100-year old client's birthday, Mr. Sidney “John” Bruns, an Escondido resident. The new Escondido Black Angus General Manager Mario Asencio had his
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an American ophthalmologist, and is among the most celebrated cases of transgender women in history. As is common with most transgender women, Raskind began, cross-dressing sometime during college. What catapulted Renee Richards into the world spotlight was her quest to compete in professional tennis matches as a transgender woman! Prior to Richard’s sex reassignment surgery, he competed on the professional tennis ranks as a male. After his male-to-female surgery in 1975, the transgender Renee Richards sought to compete in the female tennis ranks in 1976, but was denied by the United States Tennis Association, which barred Richards from competing in the 1976 U.S. Women’s Open. The high profile litigation finally was resolved when the New York Supreme Court stunned the world by over-ruling in her favor. In this landmark decision on August 16, 1977, Judge Ascione found in Richards favor by declaring, “This person is now a female.” Judgment further declared that denying her entry into the U.S. Women’s Open was, “grossly unfair, discriminatory and inequitable, and a violation of her rights.” Though allowed to compete in the U.S. Women’s Open, Renee Richards lost to Virginia Wade in the first round of the singles competition. However, Richards advanced to the finals in the women’s doubles.
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birthday the same day and they celebrated it together along with Mealson-Wheels Greater San Diego's North County Service Manager, Charlotte Fan.
Patriotic Christmas Party for TCTP – On December 15th the TriCity Tea Party will have a Patriotic Christmas Party at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad (close to I5 off Palomar Airport Road). There will be a buffet dinner between 5pm6pm; meeting starts at 6pm, and a drawing for prizes. You MUST reserve your dinner by December 12th, by calling Terry at 760-2710210 or email at email@example.com. Soroptimists Hear Program from Cancer Survivors - Soroptimist International of Vista hosted three
Today, at age 81, Renee Richards resides in a small town just north of New York City. It was in New York City where Richards was raised, in her own words: “As a nice Jewish boy.” The longstanding legacy of ‘when boys just want to be girls,’ is a highly volatile road, filled along the way with animosity and love, hatred and acceptance, Biblical damnation and admiration. And because of all of this, it is often a harsh journey for the lone traveler, and onlookers quickly line the sides of this road and often select their allegiance for-or-against. And some merely stand by the wayside and observe in a neutral zone.
Earlier this year, I spotted something interesting, and poignant, in The Paper (a lot of things are interesting and poignant, beyond this particular item.) Anyway, this item was not an advocate for any cause, or anything like that. It was merely a very inspiring insert. It was a photo of a black man, named Cory Booker, from Newark, New Jersey. Alongside his photo were these words, inscribed as his own: “Before you speak to me about your religion, first show it to me in how you treat other people. Before you tell me how much you love God, show me how much you love all His children. Before you preach to me of your passion for your faith, teach me about it through your compassion for your neighbors, In the end, I’m not as interested in what you have to tell or sell as in how you choose to live and give.”
thought of the above words. I’m no crusader, nor am I a detractor, on every issue. However, I do enjoy observing people, in general. Their behavior, their attitudes, their comings-and-goings. Someone once told me that whatever you do, say, or print, someone out there is going to arbitrarily label you as they see fit, if you want to be labeled, or not. Reminds me of the amusing Civil War anecdote about a man who
wishes to remain neutral in the skirmish, so he decides to wear a Confederate grey shirt, together with Union blue trousers. He ended up getting shot at from both sides! Don’t know why I thought of that. I’m just fickle, I guess. In a world full of unexpected events, and offsetting viewpoints, and combustible subject matter, I think I’ll fit in just fine.
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ovarian cancer survivors from The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of San Diego’s H.E.A.R. program at a recent meeting. The topic was “Ovarian Cancer: If only I knew then what I know now.” H.E.A.R. (Hope, Experiences, Awareness, and Risks) recently received a $10,000 grant from a Soroptimist club in Coronado to expand their speaking program. “Our hope is that women will benefit from experiences and the knowledge we have gained from our personal cancer journeys,” said Cindy Silver, a 7-year survivor of Stage IV ovarian cancer. The group emphasized that women need to be aware of their bodies, know the symptoms and risk factors, and be their own advocates to get care in a timely fashion because doctors sometimes misdiagnose and dismiss symptoms, delaying treatment. For more information, visit ocaofsd.org. For more information about Soroptimist International of Vista, visit soroptimistvista.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Club meets at 12 noon every first Friday in Vista and every third Friday in San Marcos. (See photo, on Page 10.) “The Winter Rose” to be Offered by Choir – On Sunday, December
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When it comes to drug stores... The Good Old Days are Back!
For all your prescription needs, your sundries, household items, and for medical supplies of all types, including walkers, canes, orthopedic shoes, pain relievers... it’s -
909 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido
“Nami,” the friendly Pharmacist!
Lots of FREE parking in back
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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
Council Member, Represents District 3
Alley Restoration Project
The City of Escondido has increased the level of investment in road maintenance. We started with a pavement analysis to identify the level of wear on our streets. We then created a priority list of roads in greatest need – from main arterials to neighborhood streets.
Visible improvements have been made to East Valley Parkway, Broadway,
Auto Park Way, and neighborhoods like Oak Hill and the Flower Streets. The rotation is scheduled to continue and I am happy to report that after years of asking, the City’s alleys will be included in the restoration project.
made in the business areas of Downtown Escondido. Potholes and uneven surfaces have been repaired. For the first time since I can remember, downtown alleys look nice. Neighborhood alleys will also be repaved. This is great news for Old Alleys serve as alternate routes Escondido! connecting parking lots and facilitating traffic flow. In many cases, alleys It took years of asking that alleys be provide emergency access to considered in our maintenance plans commercial and residential properties. and finally, I can check that off my list Alley improvements have already been of things that needed to be addressed.
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13, at 10am, “The Winter Rose” by Joseph Martin will be offered by the choir at First Congregational Church Escondido. This cantata presents a bouquet of roses using passages from the Old and New Testaments, with Jesus, the Rose of Sharon, at the center. There will be instrumental accompaniment and several soloists under the direction of Cynthia Poole, Music Director. Please bring your favorite Christmas treats to be shared after the cantata. First Congregational is a United Church of Christ located at 1800 N. Broadway. “Whoever you are, and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”
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that anyone with information call (858) 974-2321 or the after-hours number (858) 565-5200. Tree Trimmer Killed in Valley Center
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Deputies found the boy lying on a sidewalk, unconscious, with a gunshot wound to his chest, sheriff’s homicide Lt. Kenneth Nelson said.
A 30-year-old Escondido man, working as a tree trimmer, was fatally struck by a car in front of Valley Center High School on Tuesday, November 24th. Deputies started CPR on the teen and medics took him to a hospital, where he died, Nelson said. No information was given about the shooter or whether anyone witnessed the assault. The Sheriff’s Homicide Detail asked
He was struck by a white GMC Sierra on Cole Grade Road, just south of Margarita Lane, around 9:30 a.m.
The Sierra was traveling about 35 to 40 mph and was driven by a 34-
The Pastor Says . . .
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Blaming our President for inactivity doesn’t help. Building an arsenal in our homes is meager protection. Staying at home and not traveling is little comfort.
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Leo, an adult Domestic Short Hair mix, is looking for a patient new family. This handsome boy has an independent spirit and can be very shy, so he would do best in a patient home that will let him go at his own pace. Leo is slowly getting used to petting and will lean in to those he knows and trusts. He is friendly with other cats, enjoys exploring new areas, and plays with toys when he feels comfortable. Leo is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus, 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about Leo, call the adoptions desk at (760) 888-2247.
Pastor Richard Huls, (Retired) Fear Not!
With the terrorist massacre in Paris, the world has been put on alert to be ready for more of the same. People are cautioned to not be in big crowds, avoid transportation centers, and be alert for unusual activity. In some European countries, there is even the suggestion to not leave their homes unless necessary. Here in America, a retired Naval Officer was quoted in a recent Time Magazine article that we can expect a similar, if not worse, terrorist attack. The entire world is afraid. How do we face it? What can we do?
The Christmas story in Luke 2:10 gives us hope. On the night of Jesus’ birth, an angel proclaimed, “Fear not, for I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people. For unto you is born this day a Savior, who is Christ the Lord!” That message has permeated the darkness of wars, famines, plagues, depressions, disease, death, and, today, even the terrorist threat. In the midst of the carnage, not only on Paris, but in much of the world, there is a message of hope and salvation from the God of creation. It is the angels’ song of glad tidings that evil will not rule, but God will, with a call to “fear not.” It is a refocus from the fearful news of an insidious force of evil that seems to have no conscience or room for civilized human values to a belief that there is a God of justice, love, and peace who has given us this hope in Jesus Christ.
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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
Winter family fun planned in San Marcos
The city’s 20th a n n u a l “Lighting of the Tree” will take place Saturday, Dec. 5 at approximately 6:30 pm. Holiday celebrations will continue to Sunday, Dec. 6 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.
day 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.
Families can also enjoy a pancake, sausage and egg breakfast with Santa Claus on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 9 to 11:30 am. No reservations are required and tickets are available at the door for just $4 for adults and $4 From Saturday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, for children. Dec. 6, residents can also get excited for Santa’s Magical Village located at 3 Civic Center Drive. The two- For more details visit www.sanmarcos.net or call (760) 744-9000.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed
Mayor Sam Abed does not wish to write a weekly column to communicate with his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series
‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 10 Women’s Group Supports Fundraiser Members of Contemporary Women of North County recently attended the Palomar District “Breakfast at Tiffany” fundraiser held at the Fallbrook Woman’s Club.
l-r(standing) Linda Bridges, Sandy Youngdale, Lisa Pratte, Susie Mitchell, Cheryl Marians, Ann Lygas, Diane Modjeski, Kathy Packard, Kathy Beneux. L-r(seated) Bina Kozak, Arlene Butterman-Cope, Beryl Price and Joan Hamilton.
Funds raised will support the district’s goal to unite, promote, offer training, and recognize clubs of the District for their membership achievements. The fundraiser was a day of fun and it gave the members an opportunity to support a local food pantry
with donations of canned goods, and diapers for a Camp Pendleton Domestic Violence project. Visit www.cwonc.org
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Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
New Online Planning Map
In an ongoing effort to make city information more accessible, a new interactive project map is available on the City’s website. The online tool provides information on upcoming large development projects within city limits. The map is easy to use and provides the location of the project, the applicant, project plans, status, and the city planner’s contact information. To access the map, go to “Construction Projects” on the homepage (CityofVista.com) or type “Online Planning Map” into the search engine. Residents can also register to re-
ceive e-notifications on planning notices. Sign up under “E-news” on the City’s homepage.
The City’s Planning Division is tasked with making sure land uses in Vista comply with City codes, the General Plan, City Council and Planning Commission policies, and state law requirements. For more information on projects not listed online, you can always contact the Planning Division at 760.639.6100 or in person at the permit counter, located on the first floor of the Civic Center (200 Civic Center Drive) during normal business hours.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood
Annual Parade of Lights
On Sunday, December the 12th, Oceanside Yacht Club presents the annual holiday Parade of Lights, taking place from 7:00 pm to 9:00 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 dingys 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. The best way to enjoy the festivities is to arrive at the Harbor around 5:00 pm and eat
Show - The Escondido Art Association presented winners of the “Celebrate Grand Escondido” with awards at a reception at the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue. Winning artwork was selected from among 85 pieces. Prizes totaling $875, plus free entries to future shows, were awarded as follows: Best of Show ($150) was awarded to Gloria Warren for her watercolor “Grape Day.” Watercolor: First Place ($100) to Marcella Martin; Second Place ($50) to Gloria Warren; Third Place ($25) to Elaine Jordan; and Honorable Mention (free entry) to Elaine Jordan. Oil/Acrylic: First Place ($100) to Byron Marler; Second Place ($50) to Kathy Aldrich; Third Place ($25) to B.J. Simon; and Honorable Mention (free entry) to Kathy Aldrich. Photography/Digital: First Place ($100) to Bob Grant; Second Place ($50) to Ralph Martin; and Third Place ($25) to Tony Barber. Other/Mixed Media: First Place ($100) to Karen Baker; Second Place ($50) to Linda Reyes; Third Place ($25) to Anita Plaks; and Honorable Mention (free entry) to Brian Eslik. The Peoples Choice Award: (went to Sherry Stuurman for her pastel painting entitled “The Warrior.”
dinner at one of the Harbor Village restaurants. 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. Great seating can also be found along the side of the Harbor near the fishing dock and police station where you will be able to see the parade twice. This event is free to the public. For more information, please call the Oceanside Yacht Club at 760-722-5751. ‘Tom Morrow’ Cont. from Page 7
was barely noticed. Alger once estimated he earned only $100,000 between 1866 and 189l, but upon his death, Alger had little money, leaving only small sums to family and friends. His life ended in a reversal of the myth he created.
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guish between value and price in televisions, washing machines, cars and houses, but when it comes to personal computers, a significant percentage of Americans simply assume that a computer is a computer and the smart way to buy one is to find the lowest price. Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
When to Buy a Cheap PC
Fry’s, Staples, Best Buy and other big box stores often have eye-popping ads for super cheap PC “specials.” When you ask to see the “special,” you’ll find the sales person eager to show you something else. They’re on commission and the “special” pays them peanuts. Their job is to “bait and switch” you to a pricier system. If you insist on the “special” you’ll get a very tepid response or be told, “We just sold out of that model.” Hardly anyone goes out car or house shopping with the plan to buy the cheapest product on the market. If that were the case we’d all drive a “Smart Car” and live in a “single wide” in Hemet. We seem to be able to distin-
Since any computer can handle basic tasks like E-mail, Internet surfing and word processing, it may seem logical to buy the cheapest PC available. The problem is cheap PCs are cheap because they are made with the cheapest components available. This leads to reliability and maintenance problems that make your cheap PC no bargain in the long run. We would never recommend buying one of the “specials” for yourself, your business or a loved one, but there are times that a “special” may be the perfect choice; for example.
high school graduation present. The little turkey barely scraped through high school but his folks managed to get him accepted at some backwater college in Arkansas. He wants a notebook PC. You know this kid will be lucky to survive freshman orientation much less make it through the entire first semester. The Fry’s $299 laptop “special” should keep him company until he dumps beer in it at his first kegger. Now let’s say by some miracle your brother in law actually gets a decent job or that the lights suddenly come on for your nephew and he makes the dean’s list. You
don’t want to be remembered as the one who bought them “the special” if they seem to be destined for a successful life. Pay them a visit ASAP. Knock it over, sit on it, spill a drink on it, whatever it takes but destroy that “special.” Then apologize profusely and promise to replace it. Take the broken PC to your car, drive around the block and return with the new, high quality PC you purchased earlier in the day at The Computer Factory. Then bring that “special” to us and we’ll recycle it for you. Glad we could help.
Let’s say your wife tells you that her ne’er do well brother needs a desktop computer to find a job. You know this bum will never look for a job. He’s going to spend his days on dating sites, gaming and porn surfing. To keep peace in the family you’re off to Best Buy for the $249 weekly “special.” Perfect. Then there’s your nephew’s
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF SUZANNE BUTLER-WRIGHT, aka SUZANNE BUTLER, aka SUZANNE WRIGHT Case No. 37-2015-00032748-PR-LA-CTL
A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 12/17/2015 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statues and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Petitioner: Michael Lueker 200 Alben Alton, IL. 62002 314.810.7093 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00035095-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Samuel Arroyo Cruz and Miriam Santos on behalf of Yamilett Alejandrina Arroyo filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Yamilett Alejandrina Arroyo to Proposed name: Yamilett Alejandrina Arroyo Duran.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028818 The name of the business: 24K Strength & Conditiioning, LLC, located at 635 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Unit 21, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: 24K Strength & Conditioning, LLC. 635 N. Twin Oaks Valleyo Rd., Unit 21 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 8/1/2015. /s/Johnny Hobayan This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/06/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 & 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028478 The name of the business: Greathouse Coaching, located at 4888 Tarragon Drive, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is hereby registered by the following: Betty Olson-Greathouse 4888 Tarragon Drive Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/2015. /s/Betty Olson-Greathouse This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/03/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 & 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028720 The name of the business: Fresh Start Cleaning, Fresh Start Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning, located at 625 Hillcrest, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is hereby registered by the following: Dwight W. and Regina Smith 625 HIllcrest Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 1/01/1990. /s/Regina Smith This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/05/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 & 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028930 The name of the business: KE Loko, located at 427 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is hereby registered by the following: Carlos Carrasco 1302 Oak HIll Dr. #237 Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Carlos Carrasco This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/09/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029344 The name of the business: De Lux Commercial Cleaning Service, Inc., located at 1560 Indian Summer Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Clear Night Commercial Cleaning Service, Inc. 1560 Indian Summer Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Wendy Lopez Avales, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/13/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028529 The name of the business: iConscious, located at 1611 S. Melrose, #515, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is hereby registered by the following: Shaliss Padilla 715 Breeze Hill Road #133 Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Shaliss Padilla This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/03/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-027785 The name of the business: Masala Street, Masala Avenue, located at 1277 Avenida Amistad, San Marcos, CA., 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: OBI Hospitality LLC 1277 Avenida Amistad San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Saransh Oberoi, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/26/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029408 The name of the business: One Perfect Pear Catering, located at 139 Swallow Lane, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is hereby registered by the following: Francine Lilyea 139 Swallow Lane Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/13/2015. /s/Francine Lilyea This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/13/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028654 The name of the business: Coasterra Capital, Coasterra Group, Coasterra Real Estate, located at 1305 Scenic Dr., Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Stephen Charles Pringle 1305 Scenic Dr. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Stephen Charles Pringle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/04/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, & 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029642 The name of the business: Bloom by Jesse Moya, located at 197 S. Las Posas, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Yesenia Moya 327 Ranchwood Glen Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jesse Moya This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/16/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029293 The name of the business: M. J. Designs, located at 9457 Goodwick Ct., San Diego, CA. 92123. This business is hereby registered by the following: Merlin James Kickingwoman, Jr. 9457 Goodwick Ct. San Diego Ca. 92123 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/01/2015. /s/Merlin James Kickingwoman, Jr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029342 The name of the business: Coombs Service Group dba Coombs Construction and Engineering, located at 511 Venture St. Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Coombs Service Group 511 Venture St. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jon Coombs, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028654 The name of the business: Coasterra Capital, Coasterra Group, Coasterra Real Estate, located at 1305 Scenic Dr., Escondido, CA. 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Stephen Charles Pringle 1305 Scenic Dr. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Stephen Charles Pringle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/04/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, & 12/03/2015
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2015-028952 Fictitious Business Name: Rendezvous Hair Nails & Spa, located at 708 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, San Marcos, CA. 92078. The Fictitious Business Name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on 6/29/2015 and assigned File no. 2015-017053 is abandoned by the following registrants: Joseph C Paz. Jr., and Minh Paz Pham 818 Mahogany Street San Marcos, CA. 92078 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime). /s/ Joseph C. Paz, Jr. This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/09/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028893 The name of the business: Solar Empowered, located at 6861 Kellyn Lane, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is hereby registered by the following: Solar Empowered, LLC 6861 Kellyn Lane Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a LImited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Douglas Nawara, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/06/2015. 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 and 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029370 The name of the business: Bone Commercial, located at 301 Mission Ave., #212, Oceanside, CA., 92054. This business is hereby registered by the following: Real Estate Broker Services, Inc. 301 Mission Ave #212 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gintautas Kazlauskas, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/13/2015. 11/26, 12/03, 12/10 and 12/17/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-029264 The name of the business: Good Stuff, located at 808 Via Barquero, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is hereby registered by the following: Aamir Altaf 808 Via Barquero San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Aamir Altaf This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2015. 11/19, 11/26, 12/03 & 12/10/2015
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF MORRIS M. ROSSENFELD Case No. 37-2015-00013936PR-PW-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Morris M. Rossenfeld, also known as Morris Maynard Rossenfeld: An Amended Petition for Probate has been filed by Avram J. Rossenfeld in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Marge Bradley Building. The Amended Petition for Probate requests that Sonia Dorothy Levy Rossenfeld be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The amended petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The amended petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 12/17/2015 Time: 1:30 p.m. Dept: PC2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statues and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for petioner: John Smylie 3643 Grand Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92078 760.727.4248 11/19, 11/26 & 12/03/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030533 The name of the business: Emerald Isle Golf Course, located at 660 S. El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is hereby registered by the following: Green Clover Golf, LLC 660 S. El Camino Real Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company The first day of business was n/a. /s/John Kennedy, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/24/2015. 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 & 12/24/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030636 The name of the business: Nnergi, located at 1201 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA., 92029. This business is hereby registered by the following: Nnergi 1201 Simpson Way Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. The first day of business was n/a. /s/Michael A. Johnson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2015. 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 & 12/24/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028163 The name of the business: Golden Dynamics, located at 1055 Lime Place, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is hereby registered by the following: Tenelle Pearce 1055 Lime Place Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Tenelle Pearce This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 10/29/2015. 11/26, 12/03, 12/10, & 12/17/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-028419 The name of the business: Cemitas Fandanguero, located at 1275 S. Santa Fe, #103, Vista, CA. 92083. This business is hereby registered by the following: Raul Huerta 1053 Cypress Cir. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Raul Huerta The first day of business was 8/8/14. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/02/2015. 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 & 12/24/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030113 The name of the business: CARD Academy, located at 334 Via Ver Cruz, #107, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. 21600 Oxnard Street, 18th Floor, Woodland HIlls, CA. 91367 This business is conducted by a corporation. /s/Doreen Granpeesheh, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/19/2015. 12/03, 12/10, 12/17 & 12/24/2015
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00036003CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Racquel B r i a n n a Cunningham filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Raquel B r i a n n a Cunningham to Proposed name: Racquel Brianna Wagner.
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: December 15, 2015, 8 : 3 0 a . m . , Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 10/26/2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 & 12/03/2015
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030277 The name of the business: By His Stripes Ministries, located at 4895 Sumac Place, Oceanside, CA. 92057. This business is hereby registered by the following: Unified Pentecostal Local Churches International, Incorporated 208 N Ben Wilson Victoria, TX. 77901 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 11/1/15. /s/Abel Flores, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/20/2015. 11/26, 12/03, 12/10 & 12/17/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030405 The name of the business: Picture of a Swing Productions, located at 515 Margie Place, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is hereby registered by the following: Ben Johnston 515 Margie Place San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/15. /s/Ben Johnston This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/23/2015. 11/26, 12/03, 12/10 and 12/17/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-030357 The name of the business: Donna Beaulieu dba Cruise Planners, located at 450 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CVA. 93069 This business is hereby registered by the following: Donna Beaulieu 450 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Donna Beaulieu This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/23/2015. 11/26, 12/03, 12/10 and 12/17/2015
Bahai A Way of Life
Baha’is have been described as a kind, gentle people. Would you like to know more? Call anyone listed here from your city/neighborhood.
www.bahai.org Baha’is Believe:
• all humanity was creat-
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• the purpose of life is to know and worship God,
to acquire virtues, to promote the oneness of humankind and to carry forward
• work performed in the
spirit of service is a form of worship
• the soul, created at the
moment of conception, is destined by God to reach
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But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American and nothing but an American ... There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag ... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language ... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.'
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Although their official 2nd anniversary is on December 9, 2015, J&M’s would like you to come in and celebrate all month!
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On December 9th, J&M’s will donate 50% of all proceeds to North County Interfaith Community Services , who provides a variety of social service programs for individuals and families in need. In addition, all J&M’s patrons who visit between December 7th & December 13th will be entered into a raffle to win prizes, including meals, gift cards, tshirts, and more! That same week, J&M’s will also feature the following specials: December Specials
Pork Chops - $8.99 served with;- soup or salad, choice of potato, roll& butter and dessert (rice or chocolate pudding, jello or ice cream).
Where homestyle cooking is just the beginning
Florentine Scramble - $8.69 served with:- hash browns or home fries, toast and jelly. 2nd Anniversary Specials
Rib Eye Steak - $10.99 served with:- soup or salad, choice of potato, roll & butter and dessert (rice or chocolate pudding, jello or ice cream).
Rib Eye Steak & Eggs - $10.99 served with 2 eggs, hash browns or home fries and choice of toast.
J&M’s would like to thank its patrons for supporting them over the past two years! Rebuilding a restaurant after such a devastating fire would not have been possible without you!
Specials are served all day.
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