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December 7, 2017

Volume 46 - No. 48

By Friedrich Gomez

I hated school with a passion when I was growing up – I mean really hated it like a bottomless bowl of beet soup, or root canal without the anesthesia. I would rather gargle with a throat full of piranha than sit in class. But then, one day, abruptly changed.

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I remember as if it were only yesterday. I was 10-years-old, in 4th grade class, wishing I were somewhere else. I was watching the wall clock, just waiting for school to end.

Then, that one fateful day, we learned about Pearl Harbor. That moment in history that, somehow, changed my life. There would be other battles in our elementary school history books, but this one . . . was strangely different for me. For reasons secretly known only to me at the time, the reign of terror at Pearl Harbor hit me in the gut as a small child and that pain of remembrance continues to this very day. Small children can be most difficult to figure out, especially from an adult perspective. Different things can affect us in vastly different ways for, seemingly, no sound reason. For me, the reason was simple.

As a small child, I was raised with the U. S. Navy all about me. Our neighbors who lived on both sides of us, as well as directly across the street, were all either active or retired U. S. Navy officers.

To our port side lived Chief Petty Officer, Ray Kilmade, to whom I became deeply attached and learned much about U. S naval history. Master Chief Petty Officer, James Lair, to our starboard, taught me to recite all the ranks of the U. S. Navy from Seaman Recruit to Fleet Admiral, in precise transmission order. I even memorized the various types of warships, past to present.

There was no getting away from the U. S. Navy – not that I ever wanted to. Even my uncles were in the navy. I first fell in love with the uniform when I was about 7-years-old and would sit The The Paper Paper -- 760.747.7119 760.747.7119

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my tiny body down on the carpet at my aunt’s house, just staring at the framed photos of my Uncle Charlie in his bell-bottomed dress blues. Or the fullcolor photos of my Uncle Sotero (my favorite uncle of all), so freakin’ handsome in his ‘summer whites,’ complete with “Dixie Cup” navy hat, twinkling green eyes to match some parts of the Seven Seas, and dashing smile showing off his pearly whites! Uncle Soto, as we called him, served as an Electrician’s Mate on board the USS Saratoga, a Forrestal-class supercarrier built for the United

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States Navy in the 1950s, well after the Pearl Harbor attack. But there were past relatives even before them.

These all were the real navy men of a bygone era. The era of Pearl Harbor, the day that FDR called: “A date that will live in infamy.”

The memories of learning about Pearl Harbor during my childhood years in elementary school, and the raw pathos that went along with it, burned deeply into my psyche. Those images still

remain vividly alive in my mind from those formative years to the present day. Through tragedy, sacrifice, and death, Pearl Harbor was a constant reminder of how valiant, how courageous, how truly heroic our men in uniform could be. And how they died for us. The ultimate sacrifice.

The stories still haunt me as I strongly identified with my own family’s commitment and loyalty and service for our country. I cried softly as a 10-year-old,

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while I sat in my 4th grade classroom chair, my tiny frame hunched over as I tried to stifle the convulsions. While I had no relatives who were at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked by the Japanese, it still resonated deeply within me. Unlike distant shores where battles would be waged, Pearl Harbor was a vulgar and obscene direct-attack so close to the American mainland, and upon soil that would become our 50th U. S. state. So yes, when my 4th grade teacher, Mr. Steitzer, spoke of Pearl Harbor that day, for the first time-ever, I cried at school. As my confused classmates looked in my direction, and Mr. Steitzer kept a close, cursory glance of concern towards me, I cringed, and wept softly for my fallen heroes. I felt the deep, raw pain of learning of their slaughter, as they ran about, confused, and scattered to the wind in a bloodbath not of their own making. When I grew up, one of the proudest moments in my dad’s life was when I joined the U. S. Navy before I went to college. Nothing I ever did made Dad more proud than when I came home in uniform. And my neighbors, well, Master Chief

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!

A farmer went to a local bar and ordered a glass of champagne. The woman sitting next to him said, “How about that? I just ordered champagne too!” “What a coincidence” the farmer said. “This is a special day for me. I’m celebrating.” This is a special day for me too, I am also celebrating,” said the woman.

“What a coincidence!” said the farmer.

As they clinked glasses he added: “What are you celebrating?”

“My husband and I have been trying to have a child and today my gynecologist told me that I am pregnant!”

“What a coincidence!” said the man. “I’m a chicken farmer and all last year my hens were infertile, but today they are all laying eggs again.”

“That’s great!” said the woman, ”How did your chickens become fertile?”

“I used a different rooster,” he replied.

Petty Officer James Lair gave me a personal tour of Naval Base Point Loma. (Naval Base Point Loma first came about on October 1, 1998 when the 6 naval installations at Point Loma were consolidated. However, the history of Point Loma Naval Base dates back to 1795. The Submarine Group was established back in 1946.)

It was the submarines we were there to see. I’ll never forget my tour inside a nuke sub that my neighbor served on. Ironically, my naval training schools in CIC radar/sonar (Combat Information Center) would include hunting-and-killing a sub such as this one.

But Pearl Harbor never stopped tugging at my sleeves. And the memories of Pearl Harbor begat from civilian school books began to wash over me, once again, especially during my anti-aircraft-training classes, ship-toship warfare tactics, and simulated cyber-attacks and electronic counter-measures. Translation: I saw the attack at Pearl Harbor as a history lesson far differently than civilian eyes. I now saw it through military eyes. It hit home with me like a punch to the solar plexus. I closed my eyes, and I felt I was there. It was December 7, 1941, at

around 7:53 a.m. on a quiet Sunday morning. But those calm, serene, early morning hours would abruptly change not only the world, but a young black patriot not far out of boot camp, who was now onboard the battleship USS West Virginia that lay anchored in the beautiful pristine Pacific waters.

The sound was wicked, like rolling thunder in the distance, getting louder, and getting closer. First, a chill was felt on his skin and, as with static electricity, the tiny hairs on his arms suddenly stood up and he got goosebumps when he first heard the ship’s public address system go off: AIR RAID! AIR RAID! THIS IS NOT A DRILL!” Mess Attendant, Third-Class, Doris “Dorie” Miller climbed up to the main deck, just as a bomb instantly and wickedly ripped apart the ship’s bridge, badly wounding his battleship captain, Mervyn Bennion. Then all hell broke loose!

The whole world seemed to suddenly turn upside-down everywhere, as heavy concussions were felt as shock set-in and human screams were heard in every direction. There seemed moments of vertigo and a dream-like disbelief of what was happening, even while it was happening. The world was falling apart at the seams. In addition to the carnage, and con-

The woman smiled, clinked his glass and said, “What a coincidence!”

both are expensive.

Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle, followed by a good bottle of beer.

SENIOR'S DAY AT THE COURSE

Golf

Golf! You hit down to make the ball go up. You swing left and the ball goes right. The lowest score wins. And on top of that, the winner buys the drinks. Golf is harder than baseball. In golf, you have to play your foul balls.

If you find you do not mind playing golf in the rain, the snow, even during a hurricane, here's a valuable tip: your life is in trouble. Golfers who try to make everything perfect before taking the shot rarely make a perfect shot.

The term 'mulligan' is really a contraction of the phrase 'maul it again.' A 'gimme' can best be defined as an agreement between two golfers ....neither of whom can putt very well.

An interesting thing about golf is that no matter how badly you play; it is always possible to get worse.

Golf's a hard game to figure. One day you'll go out and slice it and shank it, hit into all the traps and miss every green. The next day you go out and for no reason at all you really stink. If your best shots are the practice swing and the 'gimme putt', you might wish to reconsider this game.

Golf is the only sport where the most feared opponent is you.

Golf is like marriage: If you take yourself too seriously it won't work, and

The best wood in most amateurs' bags is the pencil.

David Letterman's Top Ten Reasons Why Golf Is Better Than Sex...... #10... A below par performance is considered damn good. #09... You can stop in the middle, have a cheeseburger and a couple of beers. #08... It's much easier to find the sweet spot. #07... Foursomes are encouraged. #06... You can still make money doing it as a senior. #05... Three times a day is possible. #04... Your partner doesn't hire a lawyer if you play with someone else. #03... If you live in Florida , you can do it almost every day. #02... You don't have to cuddle with your partner when you're finished. And the NUMBER ONE reason why golf is better than sex.....

#01... When your equipment gets old you can replace it! Ooops!

As I was getting into bed --- after a few beers -- she said "you are drunk again aren`t you"!!!? I said -- how did you know?

She said "because you live next door"! The Quotes of Steven Wright

1 I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. 2 Borrow money from pes-

fusion, were the deafening sounds of huge explosions all about him. Chaos and disorientation took root as destructionafter-destruction continued to take its grisly toll everywhere!

With no regard for his own safety, Miller dragged his badlywounded captain to a safer spot. But, it would be too late. Captain Mervyn Bennion, unable to speak, eyes still barely open, slowly closed them and died, his last vision being of Miller, who cradled him in his massive arms, trying in vain to save him. But now, Capt. Bennion – family man – lay dead. In one fell stroke, his wife was widowed; his children left without a father.

The large-size black sailor, Dorie Miller, was a simple farm boy from Waco, Texas, who worked on his father’s farmland just two years earlier. He had never before seen human death. Much less, he had never before had someone he deeply loved die so tragically in his arms. The raw experience would ignite a change in him. It would release a part of him he never even knew existed. With a vengeance, a 22-year-old Dorie Miller, the Mess Attendant, dodged bombs and explosions of air-dropped torpe-

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simists, they don't expect it back. 3 Half the people you know are below average. 4 99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name. 5 82.7% of all statistics are made up on the spot. 6 A conscience is what hurts when all your other parts feel so good. 7 A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. 8 If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain. 9 All those who believe in psycho kinesis, raise my hand. 10 The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. 11 I almost had a psychic girlfriend, ..... But she left me before we met. 12 OK, so what's the speed of dark? 13 How do you tell when you're out of invisible ink? 14 If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something. 15 Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm. 16 When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane. 17 Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy. 18 Hard work pays off in the future; laziness pays off now. 19 I intend to live forever ... So far, so good. 20 If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?

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Social Butterfly

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My Special Friends Celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary – On September 13th, good friends of mine, Mary Frances and George Marabotto, celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary.

George and Mary Frances Marabotto

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does to zig-zag his way to the anti-aircraft machine guns, where only half of them were being manned. The 6’ 3” Texas country boy had never touched such a weapon of destruction before, let alone fired one. Yet instincts took over. He mounted the anti-aircraft machine gun and he kept up a steady stream of fire while a heavy hail of enemy counter-fire strafed and scarred the deck he stood fast upon. Miller would not budge. While many lay dead and many more took for cover, the young sailor gave not an inch in defense of his sacred country. How dare they attack his shipmates in such a vulgar, obscene bloodbath!

Nothing prepared him for this. Nothing could. After all, he was only a galley busboy who just became a cook, a totally untrained machine-gunner from the Lone Star state who was content to just work on his daddy’s farm till age 20.

As if lost in a dream, he now felt the ungodly vibration of explosions all surrounded him.

But one thing was clear: until all hands were ordered from the burning ship, Miller – who only previously cleaned off food tables as a galley cook and served as laundry attendant –

They originally met at church. Mary Frances worked at Sears in the Men’s Clothing department and George came in and bought several items from her, then proceeded to start visiting Mary’s family to get to know them, and finally talked Mary into going out with him, and here 65 years later they are still a wonderful couple. They have two daughters, Sharon Bristlin and Sheila Lange; three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren – one boy and four girls. Mary retired from Walker Scott at Escondido Village Mall, and George retired after 35 years at the Post Office, a job Mary says she got for him as she knew the postmaster and asked him to give George a job; which he did. Not too many couples can claim this many years together. Here’s hoping they have many more anniversaries to celebrate together!

“It’s A Wonderful Christmas Carol” – Coming to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Studio 1 Theatre, at 7pm evenings on December 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, & 16, and 2pm matinees on 10th & 17th, by the award-winning North County Players. This is an exciting new adaptation of America’s most-beloved holiday tale, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Written and directed by multiple award-winning author and longtime So Cal journalist, Charles Carr, the play recounts the struggle of one family and the small town in which they live, both trapped in the web of a heartless, greedy tycoon. Sound familiar? Don’t be so sure, because just when you think you know how everything is going to turn out, the story adds twists and surprises straight from the mind of none other than Charles Dickens. It conveys powerful messages about love of family, faith, and redemption that will resonate with audience members of any age. Buy movie-priced tickets and get complete info at northcountyplayers.org http://artcenter.org/event/wonderfulchristmas-carol/2017-12-07/. To avoid the online ticket processing fee, purchase your tickets directly from the Center’s Box Office, 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido; open Tues-Sat. 12-6pm; 7pm on show dates; Sun. 12-5pm, closed

was now attempting to help the Pearl Harbor fleet shoot down twenty-nine Japanese planes – accounting for (possibly) 4 strikes of his own, before his ammunition ran out.

Meanwhile, onboard another ship, not far from Dorie Miller’s USS West Virginia -- the USS Arizona battleship was taking on even more devastating hits of her own. Far more punishing than the USS West Virginia where Dorie Miller struggled on. The deadly drone-sound of over 350 Japanese fighter planes and bombers overhead were raining down a constant firestorm of death. The twohour bloodletting would not let up till some 20 U. S. ships and over 200 American aircraft were damaged or destroyed, inflicting 3,500 casualties.

Pilots scrambled to become airborne against a superior number of 353 Imperial Japanese enemy aircraft (which included fighters, level and dive bombers, and torpedo bombers).

In the lethal face of such overwhelming odds, American airmen-heroics simply went off the chart.

U. S. Army Air Corps pilots, George Welch and Kenneth M. Taylor, scrambled out of their bunks to become the first two American pilots to get airborne

Monday. The North County Players theater troupe will be a decade old in 2018. “It’s been a fun and rewarding ten years,” said the group’s vice president, Marsi Carr. “Over that period, we’ve done a couple hundred shows at some fascinating venues; a 100 year old theater, museum, art gallery, charity arts center – even outdoors in a big tent at Bates Nut Farm. For the past few years we’ve performed our own adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’ but after a great run, we thought it was time to give Mr. Scrooge a couple years off. We’re thrilled that the California Center for the Arts has chosen to sponsor it this year as part of their exciting holiday event lineup.” In addition to featuring some of the Southland’s best actors and production talent, the play is complimented by memorable holiday music, exciting sound and video effects, state-of-the-art lighting, and colorful period costumes and sets. Shows take place in the California Center for the Arts' intimate 100-seat 'Studio 1 Theatre,' located near the Center's Museum and Sculpture Courtyard. There's plenty of parking in the lot adjacent to Woodward Ave (off Escondido Blvd). Refreshments will be available before the show and during intermission. "We love Studio 1 because it gets the audience as close to the action as possible," Marsi Carr noted. "You're so close it almost feels like you're on stage with the actors. That feeling of immediacy is something theater offers that you just can't get at the movies. A classic show like this is the perfect way to get in the mood for the holidays and to treat young ones to the joys of great live theater."

North County African Violet Society to Hold Holiday Potluck – On Tuesday, December 12, at 10:30am, the San Diego North County African Violet society will meet in the Community Room of the Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista. There will be a Holiday Potluck; raffle table auction and door prizes. There will not be a Bingo game or Blossom contest. For information, contact Pauline Mueller at 760.433.4641 or Barbara Conrad at 858.759.6746. Republican Club Meeting Announced -

on their P-40 fighters and engage the enemy, together having a combined ‘kill’ shot of at least 6 Japanese fighters and bombers.

Another Army Air Corps pilot, Second Lieutenant Philip M. Rasmussen, from the 46th Pursuit Squadron at Wheeler Field, at Oahu, was so desperate and determined to get airborne that he strapped his .45 caliber pistol to his waist and ran to his plane still wearing his pajamas! Lt. Rasmussen found an undamaged Curtiss P-36 Hawk fighter, taxied it to a revetment area where it was quickly loaded with ammunition, then took to the skies.

The meager number of U. S. airmen engaged 11 enemy Japanese aircraft in vicious aerial dogfighting giving no thought to their own overmatched odds. With his .50 caliber aircraft gun, Lt. Rasmussen, still clad in purple pajamas, engaged a superior, deadly Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero – miraculously outmaneuvering it – and shot it down!

Rasmussen then crippled another enemy plane before two Japanese Zeros raked his P-36 with machine gun and cannon fire, leaving Rasmussen’s fighter riddled with over 500 bullet holes! Flying on just a wingand-a-prayer, the young 23-

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club's (TERC) lunchtime meeting on Monday, December 18. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am with lunch buffet service beginning at 11:45am. The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude at 1:00pm. Cost is $15 per person; payment by cash or check only. Make reservations by calling 760.480.8300. For more information about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com.

Local Holiday Shopping Campaign Returns to Oceanside – ‘Tis the season to Shop Local in Oceanside, now thru December 22nd, a fun, distinctly local holiday celebration inviting the community to explore Oceanside retail establishments and to shop local this holiday season. A unique and dynamic lineup of holiday programs and events will once again feature a shopping passport, a beer and wine tasting event, a makers fair offering handcrafted goods, and a tree lighting celebration – all amid decorated shop windows, the glow of holiday lights and the cheerful sounds of live holiday music and carolers. Shoppers can pick up a passport highlighting all of the participating Oceanside shops and brick-and-mortar businesses. Shippers earn a stamp for visiting any participating location listed and a second stamp for making a purchase of $20 or more at a location. After receiving 10 stamps, the shopper is able to enter the passport for a change to win prizes. Passports will be available at all participating locations. Prize drawings will be held weekly from now to December 22nd. On December 7, from 59pm, Oceanside will welcome the season with a grand Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm within the Regal Center Plaza in downtown Oceanside during the Sunset Market; activities for the whole family; children visit with Santa Claus; create a craft; enjoy the zip line, tree climb, bounce houses and games; or take a ride to the pier

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year-old second lieutenant had his aircraft’s canopy blown off and he briefly lost control of his aircraft! Despite losing his brakes, rudders and tail wheel, the deadly American pilot made a miracle landing!

Meanwhile, back onboard the USS Arizona, the American battleship was not faring well, taking on consecutive heavy airborne hits. The battleship finally exploded violently and began sinking. A 42-year-old Lieutenant Commander, Samuel Fuqua, was onboard the USS Arizona as it was brutally bombed bow-to-stern in a most unforgiving, ungodly manner. So punishing was the bombardment upon the USS Arizona that Lt. Commander Fuqua was knocked completely unconscious by a ferocious bomb blast! Lying motionless on the hot-and-cold, mangled, iron-and-steel that twisted the battleship grotesquely into an unrecognized, obscene shape, Fuqua’s form remained completely unconscious. Then slowly, his eyelids parted to allow tiny filaments of sunlight to enter into his confused, dazed head. The bomb-blast and concussion landed only a few feet away and, by all odds, he should have been dead, outright. As the Missouri-born, Fuqua, dazed and shaken, erratically tried to stand upright – another massive

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Local News

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Fatal Vehicle Crash Escondido

On Friday, December 1st, at about 9:35 PM officers responded to a serious injury collision at Nordahl and Highway 78. San Diego Sheriff ’s deputies and San Marcos Fire paramedics were already on scene. Officers discovered a single vehicle crashed into a concrete barrier wall. The vehicle was occupied by a 40 year-old female Escondido resident. The female suffered major trauma from the collision and died at the scene. She was the sole occupant in the vehicle. Based on the witness statements and physical evidence at the scene it appears the vehicle, a 2013 Nissan Juke, exited the off ramp to Highway 78 eastbound at a high rate of speed. The vehicle continued across the intersection at Nordahl and impacted a concrete barrier wall. Alcohol or drug impairment does not appear to be a factor in this collision. However, the investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Officer Tyler Songer of the Traffic Division.

To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org. For breaking news releases, please follow the Escondido Police Department on Twitter at twitter.com/escondidopolice. Lawsuit filed against Escondido City Council for Outsourcing Library

Alan Geraci, a consumer rights attorney representing a number of people known as the Save Our Escondido Library Coalition, filed a lawsuit against the City of Escondido for entering into an improper outsourcing agreement for the Escondido Public Library.

The lawsuit alleges the city of Escondido broke the law by forcing privitization of the library; it further alleges the City Council failed the commuup. We’re sorry. Please be patient.”

I thought to myself . . the doc thinks I’m in a life threatening situation and I hurry up . . and wait. Kinda like the military.

I learned there were about 30 patients ahead of me and, of course, any trauma patients that came in would take priority and move to the head of the line. Further, today was not unusual. There always seems to be a long wait for the CT Scanners (There are two).

Man About Town

Palomar Medical Center in Escondido needs at least two more CT Scan Machines. How do I know?

Last week I reported to the Kaiser San Marcos Urgent Care Clinic with chest pains. EKG, blood work, everything was run. Everything came back normal except for one little test called “DDimer.” My attending physician immediately ordered up an ambulance to transport me to Palomar ER because my reading was twice normal of less then 499. I measured 1100. “That’s indicative of a potential life threatening condition,” he said, ‘known as pulmonary thrombosis.”

In a matter of minutes an ambulance appeared, I was whisked away to Palomar’s Cardiac Critical Care unit seen by a physician and told I was to go to the CT Scan Lab. “However,” he said, “there is at least a one hour, maybe two hour wait. We’re backed

So I waited. And waited. And waited. For six hours! I had arrived at Palomar at 3:30, finally taken to the CT Scan Lab at 9:30 p.m. Another hour’s wait for the radiologist to read the CT Scan. My physician came to me and said . . . “Great news! No sign of a pulmonary embolism! And your tummy looks just fine as well!”

“That’s fine, doc. Good news. But where does that leave us? What’s causing the chest pains? “Well, you have your Cardiac Stress Test Monday, then get with your primary physician and we’ll try to track it down.”

Based on the above scenario I arrive at the conclusion that Palomar needs at least two more CT Scanners. I suspect more then a few patients have died, waiting for their CT Scan exam. True, those puppies cost anywhere from $250,000 to $800,000 but given the patient demand, they should pay for themselves quickly.

And I would not have had to wait for so damned long.

nity, failed the library workers, and failed to follow the law. The suit claims that the contract the city entered into with Library Systems and Services of Maryland (LS&S) was improper and must be rescinded. The legal action was brought on behalf of Roy and Mary Garrett of Escondido, 46-year residents and library supporters, who spoke at the event. The contract with LS&S was adopted by Mayor Sam Abed and Councilmembers Masson, Gallo, and Morasco, with Councilmember Olga Diaz voting no, after a long and bitter hearing on October 18, 2017. The outsourcing was opposed by over 4,000 petition signers, the American Library Association, and the Escondido Library Board of Trustees. City Manager Jeff Epp and City Attorney Michael McGuinness had told the council earlier: the threatened lawsuit was nothing to worry about.

“We’ve looked at the issue very carefully and very cautiously and have concluded it doesn’t carry any weight,” Epp said.

There’s an old saying that, “sometimes it’s necessary to get sick . . . if only to then truly appreciate good health.”

I believe that saying . . . and need no further proof. I pray that the health gods will hear my acknowledgement and return me quickly to good health which I shall cheerily embrace and cherish. In addition to the scenario just described with the CatScan folks, I’ve been laid low for two weeks with a horrible cold . . . and had a couple of other issues that made me eager to confess the truth of the saying. Family and friends have suffered the same terrible cold . . . which seems to last forever and creates a life of misery for the afflicted. Signs are that I’m finally beginning to come out of the doldrums and beginning to actually feel half way human again. Perhaps you have experienced this at your home or business as well. Not much fun being sick, is it?

Let’s all just get well again and enjoy what’s left of life. ••••• I decided I was gonna totally give up on the Chargers . . . now that they have betrayed us and moved to Los Angeles. I took pleasure in the fact that they lost their first four games. But, dadgummit, they’re playing some pretty decent football and are kinda fun to watch.

So I cancelled my boycott and enjoyed the game against the Cleveland Browns. Felt kinda sorry for the Browns (but note I used the qualifier

Letters to the Editor

Letters, We Get Letters . . .

Dear Lyle,

The article “Get Off Your Damn Knees” should be required reading for every NFL team, their owners, the NFL Players Association, and everyone else who is taking a knee or wearing Equality on their warm up shirts. What a brilliant piece of writing. Thank you for publishing Mrs. Cosgroves’ article. Made my day. Wanda Prosser Proud American Flag flyer Another fan . . .

Mr. Newspaper Editor:

I'm a new reader of The Paper and find the column of the pastors to be

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“kinda). But, I rather enjoyed the win.

Speaking of football, our readers will forgive me if I beam and smile rather broadly today now that we learn that Scott Frost has agreed to become the head coach at the University of Nebraska, my alma mater. The Cornhuskers have come upon hard times. They fired one of the nicest men in football, Mike Riley, several weeks ago . . . and the fans were clamoring for Scott Frost. He led his UCF team to an undefeated season and is now the Husker head man. We, members of the Big Red Nation, used to be a major powerhouse always at the top of the polls. But that was long ago and far away.

I predict we’ll be back on top within three years. Frost is a former champion quarterback for Nebraska, has earned his spurs as a coach, knows and teaches the fundamentals. I predict great things. I’m getting on in years, however; I’m just hopeful I can hang around long enough to see Nebraska rise to glory one more time.

Christmas season is upon us and I reckon you’re all out spending your hard earned money on gifts. More and more of you, it seems, are not shopping at the malls and local stores but via the Internet. Can’t say I blame you. No long lines, no parking hassles, and prices are good. Still, there is something special about being out in the crowds at Christmas time . . . you all ought to try it. At least once. If I see you, I’ll wish you a Merry Christmas! Promise!


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bomb tore into the ship’s structure, ripping away unbelievable chunks of massive debris. Sadly, it was this latest explosion that killed more than 1,000 men instantly, including the ship’s 53-year-old Captain Franklin Van Valkenburgh. In one flash of a micro-second, Capt. Van Valkenburgh’s death simultaneously made Lt. Commander Samuel G. Fuqua, reluctantly, the senior officer – the new captain of the USS Arizona. Greatness would be thrust upon him. It is exceedingly difficult today to fully comprehend the almost unimaginable force of these horrendous bomb blasts and their subsequent concussions. Imagine this, the sheer force of one bomb aboard the USS Arizona was so ferocious in its impact, that it physically blew 100 crewmen off the USS Vestal repair ship which was anchored close to the Arizona, on Battleship Row! The 100 humans were blasted high into the air off the USS Vestal and into the water. Again, the bomb blast occurred not on the USS Vestal, but on the USS Arizona next to her! The last bomb exploded in the vicinity of Turret II. About 7 seconds after it hit, the forward magazines detonated in what

directed at them from the skies, they looked for survivors. They were sitting ducks, ignoring the death that steadily rained down about him, even streaking the oily waters which surrounded them with fire. Capt. Fuqua defied the odds and firmly continued giving direct-orders so that his boat continued to pick up survivors, one-by-one.

has been called “a cataclysmic explosion,” causing the forward turrets and conning tower to completely collapse some 30-feet downward, effectively tearing the ship in half!

Despite his own injuries, the new Capt. Samuel Fuqua began directing firefighting operations, over dead bodies that had fallen all around him. Relentlessly, Fuqua first thought of his men, the burned and now crippled survivors who looked his way for guidance and orders for safety. The gallant, newly-installed Captain ignored constant overhead gunfire from passing Japanese aircraft and calmly led orderly evacuation procedures to abandon his sinking ship.

The wounded Captain Fuqua, who was just previously thrown into the air into complete unconsciousness onboard the USS Arizona, now refused to abandon his men as long as blood coursed through his veins. He left not one survivor in the water. As for the USS Arizona, the valiant battleship was so viciously bombed that it was – unlike many of the other ships at Pearl Harbor – completely beyond repair. The sheer force of the massive bomb explosions allowed only the wreckage to lie at the bottom of Pearl Harbor, upon where the USS Arizona Memorial was dedicated on 30 May 1962, to all those men who died.

With burning tears in his eyes, USS Arizona crewman, Edward Wentzlaff, would later recall a life-long vision of his gallant, Captain Samuel Fuqua saving his shipmates’ lives that horrific Pearl Harbor day: “I can still see him standing there, ankle deep in water, stub of a cigar in his mouth, cool and efficient, oblivious to the danger all about him.”

But what of the young, black Texas-sized hero, aboard the USS West Virginia?

Despite urgings to him, Fuqua ignored his own safety, and was among the last men to abandon his ship. He and two fellow officers finally commandeered a boat and navigated it to pick up survivors. Miraculously, through deadly, heavy firepower

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very well written. I think their teachings are most uplifting and make me think clearly about my life and the world I live in. Strangely enough, I have never read a single "Letter to the Editor" about these "unsung heroes." None of them "preach fire and brimstone" or "syrupy sermons." Instead all of them talk very intelligently about life and human values. I don't like "pushy" religious folk that solicit at my door, nor seek me out for conversion. I have my own faith and my own place of worship and wish to leave it at that.

I also like the fact that you have an open forum for our various North County mayors and council members who represent us. I feel your paper gives us a great spiritual and political connection that reflects our great North County. Also, your historian Tom Morrow is wonderful. Again, I haven't read one letter about how wonderful he teaches us about history.

My dad is a retired U. S. Marine and his favorite writer of yours is Friedrich Gomez and I have to say that after reading his stories, I'm a fan also. My dad recently met Mr. Gomez at the Post Office and shook his hand. I've never seen my dad get so excited!

Well, I'm just a fan of yours, writing to let you know what a wonderful staff of writers you have. God bless you. -/s/J. K. Park, Jr. San Diego County.

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There has always been, and likely will always be, a small number of scoundrels in our military services. Historically our expectation has been that scoundrels for the most part are confined to the lowest ranking and that “bad apples” would soon be eliminated before rising through non-commissioned officer and officer ranks. However, today it seems the most egregious offenders are senior officers including Generals and Admirals.

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witnessing retired members of our General Officer Corps abandoning lifetime adherence to high values in favor of serving as unregistered agents of foreign governments including those of our perceived enemies?

Maybe the penalties for these transgressions are not sufficiently severe? Should the Uniform Code of Military Justice be amended to cite that those found guilty of crimes similar to those recited be found guilty of Treason? /s/ Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.

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Nimitz, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet, personally pinned it on Miller onboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6) aircraft carrier, in front of his peers. His citation read, in full, the following words:

“Distinguished devotion to duty, extraordinary courage and disregard of his personal safety during the attack on the Fleet in Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. While at the side of his Captain on the bridge, Miller despite enemy strafing and bombing, and in the face of serious fire, assisted in moving his Captain, who had been mortally wounded, to a place of greater safety and later manned and operated a machine gun until ordered to leave the bridge.”

Sadly, in December of 1943, Doris “Dorie” Miller was killed when a Japanese torpedo sank his ship, the USS Liscome Bay in the South Pacific during the Battle of Makin. The USS Liscome Bay, a Casablancaclass escort carrier with 27 aircraft, was torpedoed in the stern causing the ship to sink in only 23 minutes. It carried 54 officers and 648 enlisted men to a watery grave. The highly-decorated Pearl Harbor hero, Ship’s Cook First Class Doris Miller, went down with her. Of the 916 crewmen, only 272 would be rescued.

But, Doris “Dorie” Miller’s legacy lives on, to this very day. In 1971, a barracks at the Great Lakes training camp was named in his honor. In 1972, a destroyer-escort warship, named the USS Miller, was commissioned in his memory. And in 1985, a memorial monument was erected at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Waco, Texas, the city where he first entered into this world. And the USS Miller still sailed onward – like his spirit which lives onward in all the crewmen that boarded his namesake ship. The warship he begat through valor. His warship, the

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destroyer-escort USS Miller (DE-1091), that sailed the very seas that he now rests in.

Doris “Dorie” Miller was also honored by the US Postal Service by being included in a 44-cent commemorative stamp on February 4, 2010. A most rare honor, indeed. And although he is not identified by name, Dorie Miller is portrayed by black actor, Elven Havard, in the 1970 motion picture, “Tora! Tora! Tora!” where he is shown manning a machine gun against incoming Japanese aircraft at Pearl Harbor. Also, in Michael Bay’s 2001 film “Pearl Harbor,” Miller is openlyportrayed by Academy Awardwinning actor, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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And that’s where my story ends. When I stood with my shipmates, all dressed in our summer ‘whites’ looking out over the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, at Oahu, Hawaii.

It was there where I thought of USS Arizona Capt. Mervyn Bennion, who fell in the line of duty. It was there where I thought of the daring and courageous pilots: George Welch and Kenneth M. Taylor who, against superior odds, shot down 6 Japanese fighters and bombers in their desperate attempts to defend our country.

And how does one forget Army Air Corps Second Lieutenant, Philip M. Rasmussen who, flying his P-36 Hawk, shot down superior aircraft – the deadly Japanese A6M Zero! Rasmussen, the colorful, young Army Air Corps pilot who shot down enemy Japanese aircraft while still wearing his purple pajamas, would later earn a Silver Star for his unbelievable courage at Pearl Harbor, eventually retiring from the U. S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel in 1965.

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And my heart skipped a beat, as I remembered Missouri-born Capt. Samuel G. Fuqua, my true-blue hero of all from the USS Arizona battleship. It was Fuqua, after being blown into the air and rendered unconscious, somehow, awoke to become the new ship’s captain after the last bomb claimed the life of erstwhile Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh. Now the new captain by succession of naval rank, Capt. Fugua went on to save many lives under nearimpossible conditions with little or no regard for his own safety. For such unmatched courage, Fuqua would receive America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, the very medal that made General George Patton utter: “I’d give my immortal soul for that medal.” Samuel G. Fuqua would later be promoted to rear admiral upon his retirement from the U. S. Navy in 1953.

All these memories, that are burned into our history books, came alive and washed over me as I stood in awe at Pearl Harbor. Nothing could prepare me for this moment, when I first glanced at what remained of my ‘sister’ ship, the USS Arizona Memorial. The ghosts of yesteryear spoke to me that day. Memories out of school books tugged at my heartstrings.

Yes, I had seen photos and film footage -- what school kid hasn’t? But, I never knew what hit me that early morning when I stood alongside my Navy buddies, my shipmates at Pearl Harbor. Rosenstiel looked at me, tears rolling off his cheeks as if a faucet were suddenly turned on. Same with buddies, Johnson, Flannigan, Jones, MacPherson, Sanchez, and my best friend from the Deep South, Billy Dolby.

There she lay, in part. The USS Arizona. The last of the Pennsylvania class “superdreadnought” battleships, named in honor of our 48th U. S. state, officially commissioned in 1916. I kept blinking to better see her, as the salty tears stung my eyes over and over again. From my distance, my eyes traced over her valiant, still-visible barbette of one of her turrets which still remained visible above the water. Since her sinking 76 years ago, she still leaks oil from the hull, more than 2.3 quarts escaping into the harbor each day. It’s as if her life’s blood still lives and pumps like a heart, and she still calls out to us from her watery war grave.

I could not speak. Not one syllable. I could only hear my own

breathing and my heart pumping inside of me. There simply were no words to describe it. My Navy buddies just looked in my direction, silently, and just shook their heads. All of their faces were awash in tears as was mine. Without any signal or synchronized rehearsal, we just all chose to move together, as brothers, slowly away from a most painful remembrance of a bygone era. There we left a part of ourselves at Pearl.

Legislation during the administrations of both President Dwight D. Eisenhower and President John F. Kennedy made the USS Arizona wreckage a national shrine in 1962. A memorial was built across the ship’s sunken remains, which includes a “shrine room” that lists the names of the lost crew members on a marble wall.

I hadn’t cried like that since I was a small little 10-year-old boy, sitting in 4th grade class, listening to my teacher, Mr. Steitzer, talk about the attack at Pearl Harbor. Tears filled my eyes as I recalled my uncles in dress blues and how it might have been them. My mind told me – in principle – it was them; after all it was their brethren who died that grisly morning.

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America’s First Female Investigative Reporter

Nearly everyone has heard the name “Nellie Bly,” but who was she? What did she do during her lifetime?

Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, a.k.a.. Nellie Bly, was born May 5, 1864. Nellie Bly was a journalist who was widely known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days and an exposé in which she worked undercover to report on a mental institution from within. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism.

I wept at Pearl Harbor.

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What, excepting torture, would produce insanity quicker than this treatment? … I would like the expert physicians who are condemning me for my action ... shut her up and make her sit from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. on straightback benches, do not allow her to talk or move during these hours, give her no reading and let her know nothing of the world or its doings, give her bad food and harsh treatment, and see how long it will take to make her insane. Two months would make her a mental and physical wreck. "My teeth chattered and my limbs were goose-fleshed and blue with cold. Suddenly I got, one after the other, three buckets of water over my head ice- cold water, too - into my eyes, my ears, my nose and my mouth."

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When I stood in full U. S. Navy uniform at Pearl Harbor, I felt something a tad different than I did as a 10-year-old grammar school child.

This time, I felt not just the sadness. This time as I stood at Pearl Harbor, I also felt very, very proud – of wearing my uniform. Because now, I carried with me, the torch of my brothers and sisters of yesteryear.

pronounced Bly "undoubtedly insane.” Committed to the asylum, Bly experienced the deplorable conditions firsthand. The food consisted of gruel broth, spoiled beef, bread that was little more than dried dough, and dirty undrinkable water. The dangerous patients were tied together with ropes. On the effect of her experiences, she wrote:

In 1880, a newspaper column entitled "What Girls Are Good For" in the Pittsburgh Dispatch implied girls were only good for birthing children and keeping house. This prompted Elizabeth to write a response under the pseudonym "Lonely Orphan Girl.” When Cochrane introduced herself to the editor, he offered her the opportunity to write a piece for the paper. The editor again was impressed and offered her a full-time job. The editor chose the pen name "Nellie Bly,” adopted from the title character in the popular Stephen Foster song, "Nelly Bly.”

Bly went through France (where she met author Jules Verne), then on to\Hong Kong, and Japan before crossing the Pacific. Cable networks and the telegraph allowed Bly to send daily reports.

She arrived in San Francisco two days behind schedule. New York World owner Joseph Pulitzer chartered a private train putting her back in Hoboken, New Jersey at 3:51 p.m. on Jan. 25, 1890. Her trip took 72 days to circumnavigate the globe. Bisland arrived four and a half-days later. Bly's journey was a world record, although it was undone a few months later by George Francis Train, who did it in 67 days.

As an assignment, Bly traveled to Mexico. At age 21, she spent nearly half a year reporting on the Mexican people. Her dispatches were critical of the government and later were published in book as Six Months in Mexico.

In 1895, Bly married millionaire Robert Seaman and retired from journalism. In 1904, Seaman died and she succeeded as head of his company and became one of the leading women industrialists in the United States. However, embezzlement by a factory manager caused the company to go bankrupt.

She checked into a boardinghouse, refused to go to bed, telling boarders she was afraid of them and that they looked "crazy." Taken to a courtroom by police, she claimed to have amnesia. Several doctors then examined her; all declared her insane. The head of the insane pavilion at Bellevue Hospital

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In 1887, Bly left the Pittsburgh Dispatch for New York City. She talked her way into the offices of Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, and took an undercover assignment for which she agreed to feign insanity to investigate reports of brutality and neglect at the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island.

Later, Bly reported in Europe during World War I and notably covered the Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913. Under the headline "Suffragists Are Men's Superiors,” her parade story accurately predicted that it would be 1920 before women in the United States would be given the right to vote. Bly died of pneumonia at St. Mark's Hospital in New York City in 1922 at age 57, slowly fading into obscurity. She was interred in a modest grave at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City.


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Vista was a success, thanks to 65 student volunteers from Rancho Buena Vista High School Key Club, Vista Magnet Middle School, Vista High School Environmental Club, and Guajome Park Academy.

A talented pianist, Stephen worked in several industries before following through on his dream of owning his own theater. If you have lived in Escondido for a while, you surely remember a place called TheatrX. This was Stephens theater but it was also the epicenter of free thought and rebel causes in Escondido. He

PHOTO: l-r: Holding envelopes with gift cards are Soroptimists Kaye Van Nevel and Lani Beltrano (Soroptimist co-President), and Operation HOPE’s Nicole Ketcher (Resource Development Manager) and Kathleen Higgins (Executive Director). Photo by Jackie Piro Huyck

Recognizing the Student Volunteers at the Fall Fun Festival – The Ninth Fall Fun Festival at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in

Stephen mentored actors and actresses over two decades of local productions. Many of the notable community theaters in our region are operated by people who credit Stephen for introducing them to the stage. Now that he has taken his final bow, I remember Stephen for his welcoming heart, his mischievous spark and his authenticity.

The Festival depends on willing student volunteers to connect families to the crafts, activities, and scarecrow construction. The students have as much fun as the kids do.

The Pastor Says . . .

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with bonfires, gift exchange, tree decorations, and parties. It was to celebrate the sun’s renewal and changing seasons, from the shortest day of the year with the hope and certainty that the earth would once again enjoy the blessings of the sun’s renewal.

Pastor Richard Huls (Retired) The Spirit of the Season

When we think of spirit, we transcend space and time. This is true of the Christmas season all over the world. During this season of the year, I have found wherever I have traveled, which is over much of the world, there is a particular spirit, whether it be in the Orient, South Pacific, Middle East, Europe, both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and, of course, the United States.. This season seems to have a mystic to it. The ancients, especially the Druids in England, had it long before the birth of Jesus. Many peoples, including the Romans, celebrated the rebirth of the sun

This same spirit of renewal permeates our culture in spite of so much secularization and rejection of the Christmas spirit found in the Biblical story of the birth of Jesus Christ.

All the attempts to substitute “Merry Christmas” for “Happy Holidays”, and remove the traditional Christmas carols and nativity displays in public places, as well as other Christian symbols as to not offend other’s beliefs or no belief at all, have not succeeded. The Spirit still prevails. It is as if God Himself has imprinted His Spirit on the world, giving the awareness of a new life possibility offering peace, joy, love, hope, and renewal. This is the spirit of the season, which is in fact uniting all mankind with the blessings and promises of God. It is more than earth renewal – it is humanities renewal, not just annually, but eternally.


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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

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Winter/Spring edition of San Marcos 360 is here

marcos.net/newsletter.

The 2017 winter edition of the San Marcos 360 Magazine is now available online at w w w . s a n -

Residents and businesses will receive the publication in their mailboxes this week. Featuring articles on award winning businesses, holiday safety tips, upcoming park project, planned road work and more, the free magazine serves to connect residents to their government.

San Marcos 360 is published three times per year by the city and includes timely news about the city along with a complete guide to the city’s parks and recreation offerings. Residents and visitors can also discover exciting recreational activities, special events, day camps, enrichment programs and classes, sporting leagues, and senior programs. For more information or to view the publication online, visit www.sanmarcos.net/newsletter.

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Planning on going away for the holidays? Call the Vista Sheriff’s Senior Patrol for a vacation home check at 760. 940.4434. The Senior Patrol will drive by and check your home while you’re away. In addition, Vista Fire is urging residents to be careful if they are displaying Christmas trees. Even flame-retardant trees are capable of burning explosively and spreading fire through a home quickly. The following tips will help keep you and your family safe during the holidays. • trees. •

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

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21 Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines. 22 What happens if you get scared half to death twice? 23 My mechanic told me, "I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder." 24 Why do psychics have to ask you for your name 25 If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. 26 A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. 27 Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it. 28 The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread. 29 To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research. 30 The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard. 31 The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up. 32 The colder the xray table, the more of your body is required to be on it. 33 Everyone has a photographic memory; some just don't have film. 34 If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you. 35 If your car could travel at the speed of light, would your headlights work? ••••• Two guys were discussing popular family trends on sex, marriage, and Family values. Bill said, "I didn't sleep with my wife before we got married, did you?"

Larry replied, "I'm not sure, what was her maiden name?" ••••• A little boy went up to his father and asked: "Dad, where did my intelligence come from?"

The father replied. "Well, son, you must have got it from your mother, cause I still have mine." ••••• A doctor examining a woman who had been rushed to the Emergency Room, took the husband aside, and said, "I don't like the looks of your wife at all." "Me neither doc," said the husband. "But, she's a great cook and really good with the kids." ••••• Two Reasons Why It's So Hard To Solve A Redneck Murder: 1. The DNA all matches.

2. There are no dental records. ••••• A blonde calls Delta Airlines and asks, "Can you tell me how long it'll take to fly from San Francisco to New York City ?" The agent replies, "Just a minute."

"Thank you," the blonde says, and hangs up. ••••• Two Mexican detectives were investigating the murder of Juan Gonzalez.

"How was he killed?" asked one detective. "With a golf gun," the other detective replied. "A golf gun! What is a golf gun?"

"I don't know. But it made a hole in

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Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

Shop Local for the Holidays

Tis the season to shop local! All are encouraged to participate in this fun, local holiday celebration that supports our retail establishments. From now until December 22, this unique and entertaining lineup of holiday programs and events will feature a shopping passport, a beer and wine tasting event, a makers fair offering handcrafted goods and a tree lighting celebration, all while enjoying the decorated shop windows, beautiful holiday lights and the joyous sounds of live holiday music and carolers. Pick up an official Shop Local Holiday Passport highlighting all participating Oceanside shops and

Juan."

••••• A man is recovering from surgery when the Surgical Nurse appears and asks him how he is feeling.

"I'm O. K. But I didn't like the four letter-words the doctor used in surgery," he answered. "What did he say," asked the nurse. "Oops!"

••••• While shopping for vacation clothes, my husband and I passed a display of bathing suits. It had been at least ten years and twenty pounds since I had even considered buying a bathing suit, so I sought my husband's advice. "What do you think?" I asked. "Should I get a bikini or an all-in-one?"

"Better get a bikini," he replied. "You'd never get it all in one."

He's still in intensive care. ••••• The graveside service just barely finished, when there was massive clap of thunder, followed by a tremendous bolt of lightning, accompanied by even

businesses. Take it with you when you shop in the following regions of the city: Downtown, the Harbor, Inland and South Oceanside. Shoppers will earn one stamp for visiting any participating locations listed on the passport and a second stamp for making a purchase of $20 or more. After receiving 10 stamps, shoppers can enter the passport at MainStreet Oceanside and other locations listed on the back for a chance to win prizes. Passports will be available at all participating locations. Prize drawings will be held weekly from now until December 22. Enjoy your shopping experience!

more thunder rumbling in the distance...

The little old man looked at the pastor and calmly said, "Well, she's there." ••••• For the rich there is therapy; for the rest of us . . . we get chocolate! ••••• Once you lick the frosting off of a cupcake you have a muffin. And muffins are healthy. You’re welcome.

••••• Men strike back!

How many men does it take to open a beer? None. It should be opened when she brings it. ••••• Why is a Laundromat a really bad place to pick up a woman? Because a woman who can't even afford a washing machine will probably never be able to support you. ••••• Why do women have smaller feet than men?

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The Paper • Page 12 • December 7, 2017 puter and monitor as a single unit and we have about a dozen “refurb” desktops in stock ranging from basic to high performance.

Of course we still build and sell brand new desktop, notebook and Chromebooks and we still build custom configurations for gaming and other special applications but these refurbs are excellent for most business and home users. Far better than the retail Windows10 PCs sold in the big box stores.

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Last Friday we received a large shipment of “refurbished” commercial grade notebook PCs. By the time The Paper hits the streets on Wednesday we should have tested them and installed our anti-malware programs, Office Suite, Adobe Reader and Flash. We have Dell, HP, Lenovo and ASUS. They are fourteen, fifteen and seventeen inch notebooks with basic dual core through hi-end i7 CPUs, some with SSDs. All are rugged industrial “refurbs” with strong hinges and solid cases. All have Windows 7 professional or Windows 10 Professional, your choice. We also have a few All-inOne desktops that include the com-

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Farmer (Nancy B.) Jones awarded thank-you certificates to the students at their schools to show appreciation for their contributions to the Festival.

Brandon Gallery News – Art is the perfect gift. Memorable holiday gifts fill the Gallery this month including a full wall of original art - all under $100. Call for entries for “Hearts on Fire;” symbols, scenes, and sto-

Refurb laptop or desktop PCs priced between $100 and $200 dollars can access the Internet, and do word processing and spreadsheets just fine. Step up to the $200 to $300 range and you get a newer, faster PC with more bells and whistles. Over $300 and you are getting high end PCs that sold in the thousand dollar range when new. The refurbs are an ideal replacement for an old or broken home or business PC. They are also a wonderful holiday gift for a friend, relative or student who needs a PC for home, work or school.

dows. We quoted them the standard $150 charge. They subsequently brought in a program for us to install, usually an additional charge but we let it slide. When they came in to pick up the computer we sat down with them to show them where their files were. They could not find their pictures. We determined that their pictures were stored in Google Photo in the “cloud” and not on their PC. They asked us to help them retrieve those pictures. Our technician, Derek spent hours patiently working with them over the next two days trying to help them through a jumble of forgotten passwords and several Google Photo accounts, mostly it was a waste of time. When we added $75 dollars to the invoice (a fraction of the time we actually spent trying to help them), they strenuously objected. They felt that the originally quot-

ed $150 obligated us to spend as much time as they wanted, even if it had nothing to do with our work or their PC. There was no compromising in their logic. We accepted the $150 as payment in full and politely suggested that they find another computer shop for their future needs.

There are rumors that this couple is telling fellow Westmont residents that we are bad people. We don’t really think that they are bad people and we know we aren’t. We can only surmise that since they’re not permitted to use the Computer Factory any more, they don’t want their neighbors to know about us either. Don’t listen to them, you will love us. Stop in and see for yourself and when you do, remember to ask for the special “Westmont family discount” that we’ve established in their honor.

We typically schedule a shipment of “refurbs” once a month so the next couple of weeks offer the best selection. On a completely different subject, once or twice a year we get a customer who holds the unshakable belief that they should not have to pay for the services we provided them. It happened earlier this month. A nice couple from Westmont Town Court Senior Living Community in Escondido came in referred by another resident. The man was 90 years old and a WWII veteran. The wanted us to save their files and reinstall winries of love. Judge: Carol Zaleski; this is a judged show open to artists at all levels of experience who are 18 years of age and over. Show dates will be February 1-24, 2018. Contact the Gallery for a prospectus and/or entry form. Happy Holidays from Brandon Gallery, 105 N. Main Ave., Fallbrook, 92028; 760.723-1330; fallbrookbrandongallery.org or email: Info@fallbrookbrandontgallery.org. TuesdaySaturday, 10am-4pm.

Escondido Arts Partnership December Events – Art events going on during December at the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery include the Summation 2017 exhibition to celebrate the highlights of an artist’s visions and processes throughout the year, with juror Julia Rasor. In the Expressions Gallery the annual Enlightened Lens group show features a variety of photography techniques with works by Palomar College students and instructors. In the Inner Space Gallery the PhotoArts Group shows us how it was “Back in the Day.” On Saturday, December 16th, festivities continue with a book launch and readings of “Summation 2016: an anthology of art and poetry.” You are invited to join in for refreshments during a meet & greet with authors and artists from 25pm. Shop for locally sourced art, bid on one of a kind handmade holiday ornaments by EAP artists and kick off this season’s festivities with artists’ receptions during Second Saturday Artwalk December 9th, 5:30-8pm. Exhibitions: December 8January 6, “Summation 2017.” Like to volunteer? If interested in volunteering at the Municipal Gallery, email mail@escondidoarts.org. The Niki de Saint Phalle Park “Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Garden” open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am12noon and on the 2nd Saturday each month from 9am-2pm, weather permitting. Free admission; located in the Iris Sankey Arboretum, Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92025.

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This business is conducted by an individual.

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on 10/20/17.

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name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the

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#2017-9029258 The name of the business: Fray’s Cleaning Service, located at 752 Mission Grove Pl., #506, Escondido, CA. 92025. This business is registered by: Jorge Giovanni Garcia 752 Mission Grove Pl. #506 Escondido, Ca. 92025 Fray Morales 508 E. Mission Ave., Spte 502 Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Jorge Giovanni Garcia Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/30/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9029041 The name of the business: Vistacab, located at 4483 Brisbane Way, #5, Oceanside, CA. 92058. This business is registered by: Masoud Karimian 4483 Brisbane Way #5\Oceanside, CA. 92058 Salih Gultaprek 12610 Torrey Bluff Dr. #376 San Diego, Ca. 92130 This business is conducted by co-partners. First day of business was 10/06/2017. /s/ Masoud Karimian Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/28/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.

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The name of the business: Methadone Label Company,

located at 152 Pqlacio Norte, Fallbrook, CA. 92028.

This business is registered by:

Customer Service Data Products, Inc.

152 Palacio Norte

Fallbrook, Ca. 92028

This business is conducted by a corporation.

First day of business was 10/01/2017.

/s/ Tore Amato, CEO

Filed

with

Ernest

Clerk/Recorder of San

J.

Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

Diego Couunty Diego County on

11/20/2017.

12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028712 The name of the business: Center for Stress Recovery and Resilience, located at 2111 S. El Camino Real #302, Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by: Denise Kruszewski, PHD, Psychology Inc. 2111 S. El Camino Real #302 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Denise Kruszewski, CEO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/21/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.

#2017-9028077 The name of the business: Connecting-Life’s-Dots, located at 650-315 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Lucy Josephine Wheeler 650-315 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Lucy Josephine Wheeler Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/15/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.

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#2017-9027413 The name of the business: Kings Academy, located at 1717 East Lincoln Avenue, Escondido, CA. 92027. This business is registered by: Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus 1717 East Lincoln Avenue Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a corporation First day of business was 8/13/17. /s/ Tabitha Neri, Secretary Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/7/2017. 11/16,11/23,11/30, and 12/07/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027449 The name of the business: Ocean Hills Home Services, located at 839 Rose Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Gilbert Angel Sanchez 839 Rose Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/7/17. /s/ Gilbert Angel Sanchez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/07/2017. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027267 The name of the business: ATM Towing, ATM Towing & Repair, located at 745 Mission Road, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Ignacio Montiel Aguirre 435 Auburn Avenue San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/16/10. /s/ Ignacio Montiel Aguirre Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/06/2017. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028244 The name of the business: Anar Party Rentals, located at 1330 Specialty Dr., Suite G, Vista, CA. 92081. This business is registered by: Zianya Nayelli Charco 250 Knoll road Apt 7 San Marcos, ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Zianya Nayelli Charco Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027444 The name of the business: Classic Datsun Motorsports, located at 345 Olive Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083. This business is registered by: Les A. Canneday 345 Olive Ave. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/13/17. /s/ Les A. Canneday Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/07/2017.

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#2017-9027407 The name of the business: Electramotive Computers, located at 1750 Hartwright Road, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Lori Houser Knepp 1750 Hartwright Road Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/31/97. /s/ Lori Houser Knepp Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/07/17. 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 & 12/07/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027116 The name of the business: Alvarez Specialties, located at 159 Heritage St., Oceanside, Ca. 92058. This business is registered by: Ernesto Javier Alvarez 159 Heritage St. Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Ernesto Javier Alvarez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/03/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 & 12/21/2017.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00042787-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Breanna Lynn Vague, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Abigail LeeAnne Gambel to Proposed name Abigail LeeAnne Vague. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: Dec. 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose Drive, Vista, Ca. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 11/09/2017. /s/Robert P. Dahlquist, Judge of the Superior Court 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027906

The name of the business: Rosie’s

Threading Salon, 342 W. El Norte

Parkway, Suite 105, Escondido,

Ca. 92026.

This business is registered by:

Razieh Saedi

1055 Armorlite Dr. Apt 202

San Marcos, CA. 92069

This business is conducted by an

individual.

First

day

11/14/17.

of

business

was

/s/ Razieh Saedi

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego Couunty Diego County on

11/14/17.

11/23,

11/30,

12/14/2017

12/07,

and

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027501 The name of the business: Twin Oaks Valley Winery & San Marcos Winery, located at 1575 Mulberry drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Twin Oaks Valley Vintners, LLC 1575 Mulberry Drive San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited LIability Company. First day of business was July 1, 2003. /s/Kathryn Rose Gray, Managing Member Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/08/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 & 12/21/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9027858 The name of the business: Cornejo Insurance Agency, located at 314 W. 3rd Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025. This business is registered by: Israel Cornejo 709 S. Midway Dr., Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Israel Cornejo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/13/17. 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028021 The name of the business: Meyer’s Chimney Sweep, located at 603 Seagaze #975, Oceanside, CA. 92054. This business is registered by: Joseph Michael Meyer III 603 Seagaze #975 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/14/17. /s/ Joseph Michael Meyer III Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/14/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 & 12/21/2017.

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2017-00043264-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Rosina Minerva Cruz Verdeja & Jose Alejandro Bohon Ramirez on behalf of a minor, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Minerva Romina Cruz Verdeja to Proposed name Minerva Romina Bohon Cruz, THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: Jan. 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Department 27. The address of the court is: 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA. 92101. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Dated Marcos, Ca. 92078. 11/14/2017. /s/ Jeffrey B. Barton, Judge of the Superior Court 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 & 12/14/2017

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2017-1455

Ordinance No. 2017-1455 – an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, acting as the legislative body of Community Facilities District No. 98-02 (Lighting, Landscaping, Open space and Preserve Maintenance), authorizing the levy of a Special Tax in an Improvement area of such Community Facilities District. Ordinance No. 2017-1455 was introduced on November 14, 2017, and adopted by the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, on November 28, 2017, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO; NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: DESMOND. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 12/7/2017 INTROTUCED ORDINANCE NO. 2017-1458

Ordinance No. 2017-1458, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, amending the San Marcos Municipal Code Section 2.30.030 (City Manager Authority) of Chapter 2.30 (Purchasing). Ordinance 2017-1458 was introduced on November 28, 2017, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on December 12, 2017. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 12/7/2017

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#2017-9029169 The name of the business: Rockabox, located at 523 Scarlet Place, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Iman Khaleel Kishawi 523 Scarlet Place San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11.29/17. /s/ Iman Khaleel Kishawi Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/29/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028593 The name of the business: Home Solutions Remodeling, located at 5151 Via Madrid, Oceanside, CA 92057. This business is registered by: Donald L. Silvers 5151 Via Madrid Oceanside, Ca 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/24/03. /s/ Donald L. Silvers Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/20/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028271 The name of the business: Surfside Tropicals, located at 2929 Fairview Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Michael Martino 2929 Fairview Dr. Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/01/08. /s/ Michael Martino Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/16/2017. 11/23, 11/30, 12/07 and 12/14,2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9026895 The name of the business: Gaming on Grand, located at 237 W. Grand AVe., Escondido CA. 92025. This business is registered by: Ted John Apollo 13530 Poway CreekRd. Poway, Ca 92064 Tom Andrew Apollo 13282 Vinter Way Poway, Ca. 92064 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Ted John Apollo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/01/2017. 11/30, 12/07, 12/14 and 12/21/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028790 The name of the business: Wolves Upholsery by Virginia Gonzalez, located at 1203 Regatta Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: Virginia Susana Gonzalez de Baldelli 1203 Regatta Ct. San Macos, C. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/2017. /s/ Virginia Susana Gonzalez de Baldelli Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/22/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 and 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028407 The name of the business: Dent Time LLC - San Diego Dent Removal and Bumper Repair, located at 2120 W. Mission Road, Suite #240, Escondido CA. 92029. This business is registered by: DentTime LLc 2120 W. Mission Rd., sutei #240 Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company First day of business was 8/12/2002. /s/ Mary Lee Reasonover, Manager Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/17/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 and 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9029357 The name of the business: Taco’s Don Paco, located at 800 Civic Center Dr., Ste F, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: FGB Enerpriess Inc. 821 Mulberry Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is conducted by a Corporation. First day of business was 5/01/2017. /s/ Graciela Damacio, CFO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 12/01/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 and 12/28/2017.

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF CARMEN MAUSKOPF, AKA MARIA DEL CARMEN GARCIA MAUSKOPF Case No. 37-2017-00044302PR-LA-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Carmen Mauskopf, aka Maria Del Carmen Garcia Mauskopf. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Miriam Mauskopf in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101. The Petition for Probate requests that Miriam Mauskopf be appointed as personal representatives to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the 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: 01/02/2018 Time: 11:00 a..m. Dept: 504 Address of court: 1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA. 92101. 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: Rebecca Briskin - Goodwin Brown Gross & Lovelace LLP 4350 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 350 San Diego, CA. 92122 858.750.3580 12/07, 12/12 and 12/19/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028989 The name of the business: Whiskey Master, located at 2325 Paseo de Laura, #107, Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is registered by: Anthony Ryan Muzzo 2325 Paseo de Laura, #107 Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Anthony Ryan Nuzzo Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego Couunty Diego County on 11/28/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028220

The name of the business: The

Rusty Daisy Vintage, located at

11423

Kaywood

Escondido, CA. 92026.

Circle,

This business is registered by:

Melissa and Greg McDonald

11423 Kaywood Circle

Escndido, CA. 92026

First

day

11/16/17.

of

business

was

/s/ Melissa McDonald

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego Couunty Diego County on

11/16/2017.

#2017-9028054 The name of the business: Good Wood Millworks, located at 1835 Rock Springs Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Richard Andrew Trusty 360 Benevente Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Richard Andrew Trusty Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/15/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2017-9028920 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Peggy Jo Personal Assistant Services, located at 1930 W. San Marcos Blvd., Spce 279, San Marcos, CA. 92078. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 01/14/2013 and assigned File no. 2013-001269, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Peggy Jo Kuster 1930 W Dan Marcos Blvd. Spc 279 San Marcos CA. 92078 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any material pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000). crime). /s/ Peggy Jo Kuster This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/27/2017 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028924 The name of the business: Peggy Jo Services, located at 1930 W. San Marcos Blvd. Spc 279, San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: Peggy Jo Kuster 1930 W San Marcos Blvd. Spce 279 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. 1/01/2016 /s/ Peggy Jo Kuster Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/27/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028815 The name of the business: JJ Plumbing Heat and Air, located at 1241 Rio Way, Vista, CA. 92084. This business is registered by: John Bruno and Janine Lisa Plaziak 1241 Rio Way Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 11/27/2017. /s/ John B. Plaziak Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/27/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2017-9028550 The name of the business: Beachbreak Pool Care, located at 700 Alta Vista Drive, Spte 16, Vista, CA 92084 This business is registered by: Joseph Odin Alvarez 700 Alta Vista Drive #16 Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Joseph Odin Alvarez Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County Diego County on 11/20/2017. 12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

The

#2017-9029140

name

of

the

business:

Quinonez Income Tax located at

540 E. Vista Way, Ste B, Vista, Ca.

92084.

This business is registered by:

Jesus Ramon Quinonez Ramirez

This business is conducted by a

Married Couple.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.

1445 Crestview DR.

Oceanside, Ca. 92056

This business is conducted by an

individual.

First day of business was n/a.

/s/

Jesus

Ramirez

Ramon

Quinonez

Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego County Diego County on

11/20/2017.

12/07, 12/14, 12/21 & 12/28/2017.


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