Volume 44 - No. 48
December 11, 2014
by Kit Bonner, Naval Historian
From November 1943, until her demise in June 1945, the American destroyer 'William D. Porter' was often hailed whenever she entered port or joined other Naval ships - with the greetings: "Don't shoot, we're Republicans!'
For a half a century, the US Navy kept a lid on the details of the incident that prompted this salutation. A Miami news reporter made the first public disclosure in 1958 after he stumbled upon the truth while covering a reunion of the destroyer's crew. The Pentagon reluctantly and tersely confirmed his story, but only a smattering of newspapers took notice.
In 1943, the Willie D as the Porter was nicknamed, accidentally fired a live torpedo at the battleship Iowa during a practice exercise. As if this weren't bad enough, the Iowa was carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the time, along with Secretary of State, Cordell Hull, and all of the country's W.W.II military brass. They were headed for the Big Three Conference in Tehran, where Roosevelt was to meet Stalin and Churchill.
Had the Porter's torpedo struck the Iowa at the aiming point, the last 60 years of world history might have been quite different. The USS William D Porter (DD-579) was one of hundreds of assembly line destroyers built during the war. They mounted several heavy and light guns, but their main armament consisted of 10 fast-running and accurate The Paper - 760.747.7119
The depth charge launcher
torpedoes that carried 500-pound warheads. This destroyer was placed in commission on July 1943 under the command of Wilfred Walker, a man on the Navy's fast career track.
In the months before she was detailed to accompany the Iowa across the Atlantic in November 1943, the Porter and her crew learned their trade, experiencing the normal problems that always beset a new ship and a
The William D. Porter on her ill fated deployment.
A torpedo being launched
The mishaps grew more serious when she became an escort for the pride of the fleet, the big new battleship Iowa. The night before they left Norfolk, bound for North Africa, the Porter accidentally damaged a nearby sister ship when she backed down along the other ship's side and her anchor tore down the other ship's railings, life rafts, ship's boat and various other for-
merly valuable pieces of equipment. The Willie D merely had a scraped anchor, but her career of mayhem and mishaps had begun.
Just twenty four hours later, the four-ship convoy, consisting of Iowa and her secret passengers, the Willie D, and two other destroyers, was under strict instructions to maintain complete radio silence. Since they were going through a known U-
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boat feeding ground, speed and silence were the best defense.
Suddenly, a tremendous explosion rocked the convoy. All of the ships commenced anti-submarine maneuvers. This continued until the Porter sheepishly admitted that one of her depth charges had fallen off her stern and exploded. The 'safety' had not been set as instructed. Captain Walker was watching his fast track career become sidetracked.
Shortly thereafter, a freak wave inundated the ship, stripping away everything that wasn't lashed down. A man washed overboard and was never found. Next, the fire room lost power in one of its boilers. The Captain, at this point, was making reports almost hourly to the Iowa
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Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can be President. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky.
about the Willie D's difficulties. It would have been merciful if the force commander had detached the hard luck ship and sent her back to Norfolk. But, no, she sailed on.
The morning of 14 November 1943 dawned with a moderate sea and pleasant weather. The Iowa and her escorts were just east of Bermuda, and the president and his guests wanted to see how the big ship could defend herself against an air attack. So, the Iowa launched a number of weather balloons to use as anti-aircraft targets. It was exciting to see more than 100 guns shooting at the balloons, and the President was proud of his Navy. Just as proud was Admiral Ernest J King, the Chief of Naval Operations; large in size and by demeanor, a true monarch of the sea.
Disagreeing with him meant the end of a naval career. Up to this time, no one knew what firing a
You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles add character. Wedding dress $5000. Tux rental-$100. People never stare at your chest when you're talking to them. New shoes don't cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time. Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act of thoughtfulness. If someone forgets to invite you, he or she can still be your friend. Your underwear is $8.95 for a three-pack. Three pairs of shoes are more than enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to see wrinkles in your clothes. Everything on your face stays its original color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, even decades. You only have to shave your face and neck. You can play with toys all your life. One wallet and one pair of shoes -- one color for all seasons. You can wear shorts no matter how your legs look.
torpedo at him would mean. Over on the Willie D, Captain Walker watched the fireworks display with admiration and envy. Thinking about career redemption and breaking the hard luck spell, the Captain sent his impatient crew to battle stations. They began to shoot down the balloons the Iowa had missed as they drifted into the Porter's vicinity.
Down on the torpedo mounts, the crew watched, waiting to take some practice shots of their own on the big battleship, which, even though 6,000 yards away, seemed to blot out the horizon. Lawton Dawson and Tony Fazio were among those responsible for the torpedoes. Part of their job involved ensuring that the primers were installed during actual combat and removed during practice. Once a primer was installed, on a command to fire, it would explode shooting the torpedo out of
You can 'do' your nails with a pocket knife. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a mustache. You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in 25 minutes. Men Are Just Happier People
If Laura, Kate and Sarah go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Kate and Sarah. If Mike, Dave and John go out, they will affectionately refer to each other as Fat Boy, Bubba and Wildman. EATING OUT When the bill arrives, Mike, Dave and John will each throw in $20, even though it's only for $32.50. None of them will have anything smaller and none will actually admit they want change back. When the girls get their bill, out come the pocket calculators. A man will pay $2 for a $1 item he needs.
A woman will pay $1 for a $2 item that she doesn't need but it's on sale.
A man has six items in his bathroom: toothbrush and toothpaste, shaving cream, razor, a bar of soap, and a towel.
Dawson, on this particular morning, unfortunately had forgotten to remove the primer from torpedo tube #3. Up on the bridge, a new torpedo officer, unaware of the danger, ordered a simulated firing. "Fire 1, Fire 2," and finally, "Fire 3." There was no Fire 4 as the sequence was interrupted by an unmistakable whooooooshhhhing sound made by a successfully launched and armed torpedo. Lt H. Steward Lewis, who witnessed the entire event, later described the next few minutes as what hell would look like if it ever broke loose. Just after he saw the torpedo hit water on its way to the Iowa and some of the most prominent figures in world history, Lewis innocently asked the Captain, 'Did you give permission to fire a torpedo?' Captain Walker's reply will not ring down ‘We’re Republicans!’ Cont. on Page 3
The average number of items in the typical woman's bathroom is 337. A man would not be able to identify more than 20 of these items. A woman has the last word in any argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.
A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband. A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife. A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn't. A man marries a woman expecting that she won't change, but she does.
A woman will dress up to go shopping, water the plants, empty the trash, answer the phone, read a book, and get the mail. A man will dress up for weddings and funerals. Men wake up as good-looking as they went to bed. Women somehow deteriorate during the night.
Ah, children. A woman knows all about her children. She knows about dentist appointments and romances, best friends, favorite foods, secret fears and hopes and dreams. A man is vaguely aware of some
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through naval history, although words to the effect of Farragut's immortal 'Damn the torpedoes' figured centrally within.
what was coming his way. His loyal Secret Service guard immediately drew his pistol as if he was going to shoot the torpedo. As the Iowa began evasive maneuvers, all of her guns were trained on the William D. Porter. There
thrown the used primer over the side to conceal his mistake. The whole incident was chalked up to an unfortunate set of circumstances and placed under a cloak of secrecy.
Someone had to be punished. Captain Walker and several other Porter officers and sailors eventually found themselves in obscure shore assignments. Dawson was sentenced to 14 years hard labor. President Roosevelt intervened; however, asking that no punishment be meted out for what was clearly an accident.
Above, the USS Iowa, unleashes a broadside while at sea
Initially there was some reluctance to admit what had happened, or even to warn the Iowa. As the awful reality sunk in, people began racing around, shouting conflicting instructions and attempting to warn the flagship of imminent danger. First, there was a flashing light warning about the torpedo which unfortunately indicated the torpedo was headed in another direction. Next, the Porter signaled that the torpedo was going reverse at full speed!
Finally, they decided to break the strictly enforced radio silence. The radio operator on the destroyer transmitted "'Lion (code for the Iowa), Lion, come right." The Iowa operator, more concerned about radio procedure, requested that the offending station identify itself first. Finally, the message was received and the Iowa began turning to avoid the speeding torpedo.
Meanwhile, on the Iowa's bridge, word of the torpedo firing had reached FDR, who asked that his wheelchair be moved to the railing so he could see better
was now some thought that the Porter was part of an assassination plot.
Within moments of the warning, there was a tremendous explosion just behind the battleship. The torpedo had been detonated by the wash kicked up by the battleship's increased speed.
The crisis was over and so was Captain Walker's career. His final utterance to the Iowa, in response to a question about the origin of the torpedo, was a weak, "We did it." Shortly thereafter, the brand new destroyer, her Captain and the entire crew were placed under arrest and sent to Bermuda for trial. It was the first time that a complete ship's company had been arrested in the history of the US Navy. The ship was surrounded by Marines when it docked in Bermuda, and held there several days as the closed session inquiry attempted to determine what had happened.
Torpedo man Dawson eventually confessed to having inadvertently left the primer in the torpedo tube, which caused the launching. Dawson had
The destroyer William D. Porter was banished to the upper Aleutians. It was probably thought this was as safe a place as any for the ship and anyone who came near her.
She remained in the frozen north for almost a year, until late 1944, when she was re-assigned to the Western Pacific. However, before leaving the Aleutians, she accidentally left her calling card in the form of a five-inch shell fired into the front yard of the American Base Commander, thus rearranging his flower garden rather suddenly.
In December, 1944, the Porter joined the Philippine invasion forces and acquitted herself quite well. She distinguished herself by shooting down a number of attacking Japanese aircraft. Regrettably, after the war, it was reported that she also shot down three American planes. This was a common event on ships, as many gunners, fearful of kamikazes, had nervous trigger fin-
In April, 1945, the destroyer Porter was assigned to support the invasion of Okinawa. By this time, the greeting "Don't Shoot, We're Republicans" was commonplace and the crew of the Willie D had become used to the ribbing.
But the crew of her sister ship, the USS Luce, was not so polite in its salutations after the Porter accidentally riddled her side and superstructure with gunfire. On 10 June, 1945, the Porter's hard luck finally ran out. She was sunk by a plane which had (unintentionally) attacked it from underwater. A Japanese bomber made almost entirely of wood and canvas slipped through the Navy's defense.
Having little in the way of metal surfaces, the plane didn't register on radar. A fully loaded kamikaze, it was headed for a ship near the Porter, but just at the last moment veered away and crashed alongside the unlucky destroyer. There was a sigh of relief as the plane sunk out of sight, but then it blew up underneath the Porter, opening her hull in the worst possible place.
Three hours later, after the last man was off board, the Captain jumped to the safety of a rescue vessel and the ship that almost changed world history slipped astern into 2,400 feet of water. Not a single soul was lost in the sinking. After everything else that happened, it was almost as if the ship decided to let her crew off at the end.
The Paper • Page 4 • December 11, 2014 Man Exposes Himself in San Marcos
Take a good look at this sketch of a man who is wanted for exposing himself to a girl in San Marcos.
She immediately ran away and reported the incident to San Marcos High School administrators and the Sheriff's Department. The man was wearing sunglasses, a black jacket and faded blue jeans.
If you recognize the man in the sketch or have information on this incident, call the Sheriff's non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200. You can also call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
It happened just after 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2nd near South Rancho Santa Fe Road and Las Cruces Avenue.
The victim told deputies she was walking to San Marcos High School when she was approached by a man asking for directions to Palomar College. She tried to show the suspect using the map function on his cell phone, which he was holding at waist level. That's when the victim realized he was exposing himself.
Man About Town
They say that Charlie’s Restaurant is a “Family Restaurant.” What better proof than the fact that there are several sets of family members who have worked there for years . . . in addition to Charlie and his daughter, Suzie, there are sisters Tracy and Terri, and mom and daughter, Fran and Tina.
Local Man Arrested for Murder After Fatal Traffic Collision
At about 11:50 PM, December 5th, Escondido Police responded to calls of a serious traffic collision in the area of James Street and East Valley Parkway. Patrol Officers arrived on scene within three minutes and found a single vehicle, a Toyota pick-up truck, had crashed into a fixed pillar. The driver of the vehicle was unconscious and had sustained significant injuries. A passenger in the vehicle sustained
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Letters to the Editor On Iran . . .
Dear Lyle & Evelyn:
We especially appreciated your timely story entitled "The People Who Are . . . The Enemy?" which appeared in the 20th November 2014 issue of "The Paper."
We were resident in my wife's native Singapore for a number of years which included those turbulent days when the Iranian hostage crisis was unfolding [late 1979 to early 1981] . During that time, I happened to meet some Iranian people which turned out to be a truly unforgettable experience. And it very well illustrates the gist of your story on how it is not the Iranian people in general who are responsible for much of the
unrest in that part of the world but rather the fanatical leadership, both religious and political.
I was visiting the Kodak Laboratory there in Singapore to collect some slides I had made for a free-lance project for one of my clients. At the light box next to me were two husky-looking men who were speaking English but with a rather heavy accent that I didn't recognize. Being the curious person that I am, I asked one of them where he was from and he answered, "Iran, and where are you from?" I answered, "The United States." For a brief moment, which seemed like an eternity, we just stood there facing each other. They were probably as much lost for words as I was. What does one say to a person who is from a country against whom the United States was on the verge of going to war over what had become a highly-charged international crisis? I broke the ice by saying, "I feel badly about the problem between our two countries!" One of them smiled and replied, "That's between the
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short people living in the house.
A married man should forget his mistakes. There's no use in two people remembering the same thing! ••••• Three old guys are out walking. First one says, 'Windy, isn't it?' Second one says, 'No, it's Thursday!'
Third one says, 'So am I. Let's go get a beer..' ••••• A man was telling his neighbor, 'I just bought a new hearing aid. It cost me four thousand dollars, but it's state of the art.. It's perfect.' 'Really,' answered the neighbor . 'What kind is it?'
'Twelve thirty..' ••••• Two Irish nuns have just arrived in USA by boat and one says to the other, "I hear that the people in this country actually eat dogs." "Odd," her companion replies, "but if we shall live in America, we might as well do as the Americans do."
As they sit, they hear a push cart vendor yelling, "Hot Dogs, get your dogs here," and they both walk towards the hot dog cart. "Two dogs, please!," says one.
The vendor is very pleased to oblige, wraps both hot dogs in foil and hands them over. Excited, the nuns hurry to a bench and begin to unwrap their 'dogs.' The mother superior is first to open hers. She begins to blush, and then, after staring at it for a moment, leans to the other nun and in a soft brogue whispers: "What part did you get?" Computer Tech Support for Seniors
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rulers, not the people!" With the ice broken on both sides, so to speak, we were able to enjoy a pleasant and amicable conversation thereafter. I learned that they were professional photo-journalists who were in Singapore to cover the Iranian soccer team which was in the republic for regional play-offs in preparation for the World Cup which was to be played later that year in Spain. I mentioned that my wife was Singaporean and that we had been resident in the country for around a decade.
They were probably in their 30's, of Muslim faith, married and just wanted to see good things for their wives and families like everyone else. We shook hands, wished each other well, said goodbye and went our separate ways. Memories of moments like this are never forgotten. It truly gives one a good feeling to have been able to make even a small contribution to the well-being of others and help to create a positive outcome. And I am sure that they felt the same way. Respectfully,
/s/Vern W. Baker Escondido, California
More Magic Castle . . .
HOLLYWOOD CALLING! Hi, Lyle! Just got a call from Hollywood, Thursday, December 4, 2014. It was from Milt Larsen, my uncle and owner of Hollywood's The Magic Castle. I rarely hear him sound this excited as he did upon reading my article on "The Real World of Harry Potter," which you published in The Paper, November 27, 2014. I mailed him copies of my article without telling him about the storyline, and surprising him with it! Well, my dear Uncle Miltie was so hyper-excited over the manner that it was written and said he actually read, then re-read the story in The Paper several times over, in succession!
Anyway, Lyle, he absolutely loved it and is circulating The Paper around various Hollywood-types to read as well. Hmm, well Lyle, I thought I'd never say this, but, it looks like your great, little community paper is now, well, going "Hollywood"! No telling what mega-star (or mega-starlet) is now a fan of your publication! Just wanted to give you some great feedback! Well,
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American Legion Donated Food and Toys to Military Families
In November, the Escondido American Legion J.B. Clark Post 149’s Auxiliary donated fourteen bags of food for Thanksgiving to MOMS (Military Outreach Ministry) at Camp Pendleton for the holidays, and toys were also given. The Auxiliary supports veterans, military families, and the community thorough its many fund raising efforts and they welcome volunteers who have a few hours per month to join them. If interested in becoming a member, forms are available at the Post
Pictured left to right accepting donations are: PFC Oscar Rodriguez Bolanos; PFC Jose Gutierrez; Megan Correa, Associate Director, Military Outreach Ministry; Linda Milford, American Legion Auxiliary, Chairman for Community Services; and PFC Josh Orozco. Aviation History Experienced in Person
Recently during National Aviation History Month, Fun Flights Biplane Rides out of Carlsbad Airport celebrated by selling Vintage Biplane Rides in a 1929 Travel Air Biplane and then gave away free Aviation Museum tickets to the San Diego Air and Space Museum with those riders who donned helmets and goggles
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John Smylie Attorney at Law
I have been an advertiser in The Paper for more than ten years.
The advertisements keep my name in the public together with the addition of new clients from geographical areas outside my office location in San Marcos.
The key to successful advertising in a newspaper is repetition. The ads should be weekly if it fits within your marketing budget, otherwise the ads should be at least monthly to be effective. One ad will not likely bring new customers.
/s/John Smylie Attorney in San Marcos
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and took off on a ride of their life. It was suggested that the riders be one adult and one child; a perfect combination to inspire the next generation of pilots.
A Fun Flights Biplane Ride over San Diego County is real flying in an open cockpit biplane – flying like it used to be with helmet and goggles in the fresh air. If you would like something special to do or a special gift for that someone who has everything, contact Janene at Fun Flights Biplane Rides at www.funflights.com or call 1.855.TWO-WING (1.855.896.9464) for information. They are located at Palomar Airport, 2018 Palomar Airport Road, Ste. 2, Carlsbad. By the way, helmets and goggles are provided. North County Lifeline Thanks the Community for Ongoing Support
Paul Cevolani, President of North County Lifeline’s board of directors expresses his thanks to the community for
New Responsibilities and New Challenges
As many of you know, the Legislature reconvened on December 1st. I joined all 79 of my Assembly colleagues, including 27 newly-elected freshmen, when I took the oath to serve the people of California for the coming legislative session.
After a series of organizational meetings, the Assembly adjourned for the holidays and will begin its regular session on January 5th. I am pleased to announce that our new Republican Leader, Kristin Olsen, has appointed me to serve as Republican Floor leader during the upcoming two-year session. As Floor Leader, I will work with my Democratic counterpart to help ensure smooth floor operations and parliamentary procedure during the Assembly session. The Floor Leader also works with the Leader and Whips to develop and implement strategies that will allow key policy
supporting Lifeline. He states “I am truly inspired by the thanks expressed by participants in our Lifeline programs each and every day. These are people who are fighting for a chance.” Then he listed a few examples from people who have been helped to a better life. “From all of us at North County Lifeline, I want to offer a sincere thank YOU for your ongoing support in helping us to help thousands of people beat the odds every day.” Sincerely, Paul Cevolani, Chair, North County Board of Directors. Lifeline is located at 3142 Vista Way, Suite 400, Oceanside. 92056. Meetings/Events Calendar
San Marcos Theatre West Presents Annie Jr. - The City of San Marcos Theatre West Youth Theater will present the musical production of Annie Jr. at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive on December 12, 13, 14. Show times are Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 6pm, and Sunday at 2pm. The show features a cast of 45 local actors aged 7 to 17. Ticket prices are $7 for youth/students/seniors and $10 for adults. Tickets for the 2pm show on Saturday are $7 for all ages. Tickets are available in advance or may be purchased at the door. For more information, go to www.san-marcos.net/theatrewest or call 760.744.9000.
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measures to receive full and fair consideration during legislative debate.
This year’s 27 new Assemblymembers will join 43 freshman who entered the Assembly after the 2012 elections. As a result, the Democratic super-majority has been eliminated in both houses and the Assembly has been remade. The addition of so many new legislators over the past two years led to more cooperation and less bickering. Though we will still disagree on many fundamentals, the elimination of most of the highly partisan old-guard should result in better policy making. That’s why I am so happy with my new position as Floor Leader. My job will involve dealing with members on both sides of the aisle so that the people’s business can be conducted smoothly, efficiently and with mutual respect, even when we disagree. The people of California deserve no less.
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‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 6 DAR Group to Tour Historic Magee House - The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, December 13, at Heritage Hall in Carlsbad for a breakfast brunch and tour of the historic Magee House. Members will bring toys for the Armed Forces YMCA on Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. After the meeting some members will caravan to Glendora for the annual Christmas Tea at the State DAR Headquarters. The DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from an ancestor who aided the patriots in some way in the fight for independence in the American Revolution. Visit http://santamar-
Senator Joel Anderson to Speak at TERC Meeting - State Senator Joel Anderson, who represents California’s thirty-sixth senate district consisting of San Diego and Riverside Counties, will be the guest speaker for The Escondido Republican Club’s (TERC) meeting on Monday, December 15th. Senator Anderson will provide an up-to-date report on the outcome of the November 4th General Election results as they relate to our State’s future. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 West Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:15am; buffet luncheon starts at 11:45am. The meeting begins promptly at noon and concludes at 1pm. A reservation is necessary.
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minor injuries. The driver, identified as Jose De Jesus Garcia, 19 years old, of Escondido, was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries.
During the subsequent investigation it was determined that a second vehicle had been involved in the collision, but fled the scene prior to the arrival of the police. The vehicle was located and the registered owner was identified as Juan Rebollar, 18 years old, of Escondido. During a subsequent interview of Rebollar, he admitted that he had been driving in the area of Bear Valley Parkway and Valley Parkway when he became involved in a rolling disturbance with the driver of a Toyota pick-up truck. This led to both vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed on East Valley Parkway in the area of
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James Street. Rebollar admitted that while both vehicles were travelling at a high rate of speed he intentionally struck the Toyota pick-up with his vehicle, causing the driver of the pick to lose control of his vehicle. Rebollar then fled the scene. Rebollar was arrested and later booked into Vista Detention Facility for Murder. Anyone with additional information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective Greg Gay, at 760-839-4404. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling the Escondido Police tip-line at 760-743-8477 (TIPS) or by visiting the police website at http://police.escondido.org/ Masked Burglary Suspect Captured in Escondido Yard
A masked man was arrested Sunday after he attempted to
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Customer: Five dots. ••••• Customer: I have a huge problem. A friend has placed a screen saver on my computer, but every time I move the mouse, it disappears. ••••• This one and the next are our personal favorites! A woman customer called the Canon help desk with a problem with her printer.
Tech support: Are you running it under windows?
Customer: 'No, my desk is next to the door, but that is a good point. The man sitting in the cubicle next to me is under a window, and his printer is working fine.' ••••• Tech support: 'Okay Bob, let's press the control and escape keys at the same time. That brings up a task list in the middle of the screen. Now type the letter 'P' to bring up the Program Manager.' Customer: I don't have a P. Tech support: board, Bob. Customer: mean?
On your key-
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Tech support: 'P'.....on your keyboard, Bob.
Customer: I'M NOT GOING TO DO THAT!
as “yellow journalism.” Pulitzer opened the way to mass-circulation newspapers that appealed to readers by offering a multiple taste in news, entertainment and advertising. Pulitzer joined the Republican Party through which he was able to land a reporting job for the St. Louis Westliche Post.
When GOP leaders needed a candidate to fill a vacancy in the State Legislature, they settled on Pulitzer, forgetting he was only 22 -- three years under the minimum age. However, his chief Democratic opponent was ineligible because he had served in the Confederate army. Pulitzer won by a 209-147 vote.
Most people today have heard of the coveted “Pulitizer Prizes” but few know what they are, is, or for whom they were named.
His age was not made an issue and he was seated as a Missouri state representative beginning in 1870. Pulitzer lived in Jefferson City for only two years, all while keeping his reporting job for the Westliche Post.
In the 1890’s, the fierce competition between The New YorkWorld and William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal caused both to use caustic editorializing, known
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Joseph Pulitzer: The Man Behind The Prizes
The Prizes are named for Joseph Pulitzer, who was born in 1847 in Hungary. He became one of America’s most famous and successful newspaper publishers, starting with the St. Louis PostDispatch and later the New York World.
In 1872, Pulitzer was a delegate to the Cincinnati convention of the Liberal Republican Party which nominated Horace Greeley for the presidency. However, the attempt at electing Greeley as president failed, the party collapsed, and Pulitzer, disillusioned with the corruption in the Republican Party, switched to the Democratic Party. In 1880, he
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The cost is $14 per person. To RSVP, call 760.807.5827. For more info about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.com.
Tri-City Tea Party to Hold Annual Christmas Party – Hear Vista’s newest city councilman, John Franklin, at Tri-City’s Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 16, from 6-8pm, at the home of Rob and Jennifer Morse in Vista. This is a potluck – bring your favorite dish; roast turkey and ham will be provided. Also, there will be free raffle prizes. Marines will collect Toys for Tots; please bring an unwrapped toy. For address and gate code, contact Milli at 760.494.7703 or firstname.lastname@example.org. High School Music Boosters to Wrap Gifts as a Fundraiser - The Escondido High School Music Boosters will be wrapping Christmas gifts this season at Barnes and Noble, 810 West Valley Parkway in Escondido, to raise funds to purchase new uniforms for the marching band. Student volunteers and music boosters will be at the store on Saturday, December 20 (7:00am-1:00pm); Sunday December 21 (5:00pm9:30pm); Tuesday, December 23 (9:15am-10:00am and 5:00pm9:30pm); and Wednesday, December 24 from 3:00pm-6:00pm for last minute shoppers. There is no fixed charge for the gift wrapping, but all donations are gratefully accepted. Band Director Phil Felix said the average life of a marching band uniform is 8-10 years. “We’ve been using these uniforms for 14 years now,” he said. In addition, the band has been growing each year. “If that continues, we won’t have enough usable uniforms for all the students who want to be in the marching band,” Mr. Felix said. For more information, contact Mr. Felix at Escondido High School, 760-291-4000.
Free Innovative Youth Writing Workshops in San Marcos – The kickoff for the innovative youth writing workshops in North County will be at the San Marcos County Library, 2 Civic Center, in the conference room on Saturday, December 20th, from 1-3pm. The mission is to spotlight and establish a vigorous incubator for brilliant literature from local North County youth. Various genres will be explored including flash fiction, short stories, poetry, and 10 minute stage plays, which may be recorded in raw production for YouTube or Vimeo channels. In addition, students will be encouraged to enter national scholarship contests at http://www.scholastic.com/aboutscho lastic/artwriting.htm with up to a $10,000 prize for grades 7-12, and join on-line forums in writing groups like Ninowrimo.org and
Figment.com. Bring an I-pad or pad and pencil, with your imagination. If you like to write and have fun, this is for you! Contact email@example.com or call 760.752.3111.
Christmas Concert with Peter Pupping Band – On Saturday, December 20th, at 7:30pm, the Peter Pupping Band with Tim Holcombe will present a Christmas concert with a Latin and country twist, featuring classical and traditional pieces as well as Nuevo flamenco renditions of favorite Christmas songs. Singer/songwriter Tim Holcombe will join the quartet, which includes two classical guitars, upright bass and percussion. The concert will be held at the Meadowlark Community Church, 1918 Redwing St., San Marcos. General admission is $15 at the door or online at www.guitarsounds.com. For more info, call 760.943.0755, Peter Pupping.
A Gift for Someone Who Has Everything–Including Pets – The San Diego Pets Magazine tells you how to have more fun with your pet(s). From the dog-friendly beaches and parks to the array of petfriendly restaurants, having a pet in San Diego County is already a pretty terrific experience, but now it can be even better. Co-published by San Diego Magazine and San Diego Humane Society, the magazine offers animal-friendly features, resources, training tips and stories for animal lovers. The website features petfriendly events throughout the county, animals available for adoption, a photo of the day, and more. Get upto-the-minute information, news, and tips about the best dog parks and pet festivals in town through Twitter and Facebook. To flip through a digital version of the inaugural issue or for subscription information, visit www.sandiegopetsmagazine.com. Art: The Perfect Gift – Brandon Gallery is presenting artful gifts for the season. Over 100 pieces of art priced for gift giving under $100, plus unique gifts, jewelry, cards, ceramics, fiber art, and for the artist custom gifts of art supplies, and don’t forget Gift Certificates. Free gift wrapping except for large wall art. Brandon Gallery is located at 105 N. Main, Fallbrook, phone 760.723.1330; a division of Fallbrook Arts, Inc.
LLS Patients Can Win With Your Vote – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LLS is competing with nine other institutions for a $100,000 grant from the Hospira Foundation to fund an ongoing patient support service, the LLS Travel Assistance Program. The program covers travel costs for patients who need help getting to and from their treatments,
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The most frequently cited newspaper source for city-related information is:
The U-T / San Diego Union Tribune
* City of San Marcos: COMMUNICATION & E-GOVERNMENT • The most frequently cited source for city-related information was the City’s newsletter, mentioned by 39% of respondents. Of newspapers . . .
The Paper (18%),
and the U-T / San Diego Union Tribune (15%).
• Overall, 80% of respondents indicated they were satisfied with the City’s efforts to communicate with residents through newsletters, direct mail, city website, social media, and other methods. The remaining respondents were either dissatisfied with the City’s efforts in this respect (15%), or unsure of their opinion (5%). Research by -
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whether it’s a cab ride to their infusion center, air travel to a clinical trial site, or gas for a car trip to see a specialist. See how important this program is to blood cancer patients, and why it’s such an important part of the goal to enhance patient access to care. If you need help or to learn more about specific blood cancers, go to www.lls.org/diseaseinformation/. Getting more votes than the other applicants is the only way LLS can win this generous grant. You can help patients get to treatments they need by voting. In your web browser type in form.jotform.us/form/42534694193158
and it will take you to the Hospira Foundation Grant Challenge. December Happenings at EAP Municipal Gallery - Celebrate a year of creativity with “Summation 2014,” an exhibition that invites you to write poetry in response to artwork in the exhibition, from December 12-January 3; Join in the fun at the holiday reception on 2nd Saturday, December 13, from 5:308pm. Also find “Call of the Wild” with the PhotoArts Group from December 6-January 2; the annual “Enlightened Lens” advance photography from Palomar College and
EAP studio artists, Renee Richetts, Gallery Too, Carrie Repking, and Woody Woodaman, from December 12-January 3. The Municipal Gallery is located at 262 E. Grand, Escondido; phone 760.480.4104. Gallery hours are 11am-6pm on Tuesday (Farmer’s Market), 11am4pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Escondido History Center Happenings in December – The Escondido History Center wishes you a joyful season. Once a year, in December, for yearend giving, the History Center’s donations are matched by other donors, which means it goes twice as far. Make a donation before the end of the month to the History Center so they can continue to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the history of Escondido. Go to the website to make a secure donation by credit card, mail a check to P.O. Box 263, Escondido, 92033, or stop by the office, and thank you! Stop by to see the quilting exhibit. Visit the Victorian Country Home also for a glimpse back in time to a more homespun holiday. Tuesday thru Saturday, 1pm-4pm. Amazon Smiles is free to you, and a donation to EHC. Get started by going to Amazon Smiles and sign up for free
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Have a Blessed Christmas Season! Prayer Ministry Dial-a-Prayer 760.746.6611 Call Anytime Pastor Richard Huls 760.803.4236
Escondido Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival Photos by Donald W. Long
Above, Snow comes to Escondido! Below Left, The White Princess and Wooden Soldier, below right, Ol’ Santa!
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was a delegate to the Democratic national convention and a member of its platform committee from Missouri. In 1883, Pulitzer, by now a wealthy man, purchased the New York World from Jay Gould for $346,000, and began emphasizing human-interest stories, scandal, and sensationalism. In 1895 Pulitzer introduced the popular Yellow Kid comic strip, the first to be printed in color, which was used for editorial comment instead of mere humor.
In 1895, Hearst purchased the rival New York Journal from Pulitzer's brother, Albert, then the two embarked on a circulation war. This competition with Hearst, particularly the coverage before and during the SpanishAmerican War, linked Pulitzer's name with “yellow journalism” because of the caustic editorializing in the Yellow Kid comic strip. Historians point to the combative journalism between Hearst and Pulitzer, arguably, as one of the primary causes for the SpanishAmerican War. The two publishers prodded President McKinley toward war and when the USS Maine was sunk in Havana Harbor, Hearst and Pulitzer started a war of words and pictures of their own. Pulitzer put great stock in his reporting staff. He was once asked “… why it is that you always speak so kindly of reporters and so severely of all editors?" "Well," Pulitzer replied, "I suppose it is because every reporter is a hope, and every editor is a disappointment."
Today, his name is kept alive with the Pulitzer Prizes, which were established in 1917, through a grant to Columbia University. The prizes are given annually to award achievements in journalism and photography, as well as literature, history, poetry, music and drama. Right before he died in 1911, Pulitzer founded the Columbia School of Journalism with a philanthropic bequest, which was opened in 1912.
The Perfect Christmas Gift A subscription to The Paper Call (760) 747-7119
"A Prayer from Molly"
Hi, I am Molly, a female 2 year old grayish black sweet labrador retriever. I will be spayed shortly. I was at Downey Animal Shelter and the Puppy Coalition Foundation pulled me from certain death. I look a fright with scars from bad treatment by people and still lactating. I had given birth to my newborn puppies and someone took them away and threw me into the streets of Los Angeles to fend for myself. I was weakened from nursing pups and just trying to stay alive.
Then on Nov 22, the dog catcher picked me up. They believe that people kept me long enough for me to have my puppies. They then took them to sell and dumped me in the streets. It was hard surviving on the streets in my condition plus I was distressed about my babies. They weren't even ready to leave me and probably won't make it. My picture probably shows my distraction about them.
Emmy is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s an 11 month old, 13 pound, West Highland Terrier / Poodle mix (a Westie-poo).
She’ perfect for somebody who want a young dog, but not necessarily a puppy. Emmy loves dogs and kids. She will do great with an active family that will continue her training and include her in everything they do. She was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through FOCAS. The $145 adoption fee for Emmy includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760-7536413 for more information. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.
Volunteers say I am sweet and take treats gently. I am hoping for a good Christmas. Praying hard and hope to see you real soon.
I am looking for a permanent home but even a nice loving home with fosters would be wonderful with people who could cuddle me a little. Sincerely, (Paws Crossed for a miracle) Molly
This sweet little lady just loves to share her affection with everyone she meets. Her playful puppy antics and gentle manners are sure to keep her new family laughing. She can often be found giving affectionate kisses and snuggling close to anyone who pets her. She is very curious about the world around her and loves to investigate new sights and sounds. She will proudly sit for a treat and is incredibly gentle. Picadilly is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275 or visit www.sdhumane.org.
The Pastor Says . . .
New Song Church’s building: 3985 Mission Avenue, Oceanside = 4:00, 5:30, 7:00 and 11 p.m. Alamosa Park on Mesa Drive, Oceanside = 5:00 p.m. The Regal Cinema: 401 Mission Ave., Oceanside = 6:30 p.m. The Bonsall Community Center: 31505 Old River Rd., Bonsall = 4:00 and 5:30 p.m.
Here is my video on Youtube where you can see me. https://www.youtube.com/watc h?v=cmRm125InoA&feature=y outu.be
If you are interested in a really great companion, please call Bruce at the Puppy Coalition. Bruce, a volunteer said my best chance at being saved is this ad. He said that just maybe one good person out there would see my little ad and have feelings for me and take me to their home. Is that you? So if I could have just one chance at a loving home, I would forever show my appreciation. You see I never had one. I have scars to show that.
Picadilly, a 3-year-old Labrador Retriever mix, is looking for a loving family to call her own!
Why would you want to attend a Christmas Eve service?
1. Because of Jesus. Jesus is the reason for Christmas. People gather to celebrate his birth.
Pastor Hal Seed New Song Community Church, Oceanside Six Reasons You Want to Attend a Christmas Eve Service
On a global scale, the two highest-attended events in history are: 1. Easter church services. 2. Christmas Eve church services.
Between 2 and 2.3 billion people attended Easter church services in 2014, making it the largest decentralized gathering of people in the history of the world. Christmas Eve 2014 will be the second highest attended event.
New Song Community Church will offer eight Christmas Eve services in four locations:
2. For pure enjoyment. Everyone the world Christmas carols.
3. For the sake of your children. Christmas is every child’s favorite holiday. Christmas Eve church services are the warm-up. 4. To receive a free gift. Every guest will receive a copy of The God Questions, by Dr. Hal Seed.
5. To diminish materialism. We’ll remind you that the reason we give gifts is because God gave us his greatest gift on Christmas.
With eight services in four locations there is a joyful celebration near you. Join us for joy this Christmas! 7. Here’s a preview: http://vimeo.com/77226323. Last year Dr. Seed filmed a special Christmas message from the town of Bethlehem. Please enjoy!
A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Nominations Sought for Escondido City Council Awards
Each year at the State of the City meeting, the Escondido City Council recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to improve the quality of life in Escondido through volunteer service. Nominations now are being solicited for these awards. We encourage the general public to submit nominations of qualified members of the community for consideration. Award nomination forms can be obtained by calling the City
Manager’s Office (760-8394631) or bydownloading a copy from the City’s web site: https://www.escondido.org/Data /Sites/1/media/PDFs/AwardNo minationForm2015.pdf
Categories include: Arts, Business, Community, Education, Public Safety, Historic Preservation, and Youth. The deadline for nomination is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. A sub-committee of the City Council will review all nominations and make its final selection in early February. The awards will be presented at the Annual State of the City Address on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Holiday Tree Safety
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 when 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.
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ol' buddy, if Steven Spielberg or George Lucas should give you a call complimenting you on a well-run, well-organized paper, do me a favor and just mention my name in passing (not that it's important or anything like that) but, well, you could say I'm a VERY close friend of yours! Not that he would remember me, but then again, he would know that Lyle E. Davis is a close friend of mine. Lyle, please, please send compliments to Troy Larson, your art director for the cover stories in The Paper. He MUST be recognized for his great (and clever) artwork. Truly, he is a master at his craft. The artwork on "The Real World of Harry Potter" was most ingen-
Look for freshness with • cut trees. If purchasing an artifi• cial tree, choose one that is labeled fire resistant. Cut two inches off the • base and immerse the cut end into water immediately. Check the water in the tree stand often. Position the tree away • from fireplaces, direct sunlight and other sources of heat that can cause the tree to ignite. Decorate trees safely • with UL-approved miniature lights to prevent heat buildup. Inspect used lights for • frayed wires or signs of wear. Discard if damaged. Turn off or unplug tree • and exterior lights before leaving the house or going to bed.
ious and very, very well thought out. The "pulling aside of the curtain" to reveal a secret, with the Magic Castle structure shown in the artwork was beautifully done, along with the vestige of the words "The Magic Castle" partially perceived, all fitted in nicely with the magical storyline. The dove in flight gave the whole layout an animated feeling of magic. Bravo, Troy. Much is being said about your work! Bravo, again! You earned every praise! /s/Frederick Escondido, CA Lyle.
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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond
Shop San Marcos this Holiday Season
With the holiday season in full swing, remember to shop in San Marcos this holiday season. When transactions are made locally, sales tax revenue is generated for important city services. Buying local also saves time and resources for residents and helps build the backbone of our local economy. Please remember to shop and dine in San Marcos this holiday season.
Quality centers like Creekside Marketplace, Nordahl Center, Grand Plaza and Old California Restaurant Row have all become popular shopping destinations that provide resident and visitor alike with several options for the holiday gift-giving season. For more information about local businesses, visit the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce website at www.sanmarcoschamber.com
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Annual Holiday Home Tour and Holiday Gift Boutique
On Sunday, December 14, come join us for the Annual Holiday Home Tour and Holiday Gift Boutique. The Home Tour features five enchanting Oceanside homes festively decorated for the holidays, as well as bonus stops featuring the Stone Brewing Company Store, the Succulent Garden Café and complimentary gourmet refreshments at FairwindsIvey Ranch. The self guided tours will take place between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. In addition, tour participants and the general public are invited to stop by the Civic Center Library, located at 330 North Coast
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Highway, to visit the free Holiday Gift Boutique, open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The boutique will feature many handmade crafts and specialty items for sale including decorations, jewelry, pottery, scarves, bags and much more. There will be live entertainment and chances to win valuable auction prizes. Tickets for the tour are on sale for $20 each. They can be purchased at the Civic Center Library, the Mission Branch Library, located at 3861 Mission Avenue, or from any Friends of the Library Board Member. All proceeds from both the Holiday Home Tour and the Holiday Gift Boutique will benefit the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. For more information, please call 760-435-5560 or email the friends at friendsoftheoceansid-
and any shopping you do on Amazon will give a donation to the Center. Membership has its benefits, or think about giving a membership as a holiday gift. Visit www.EscondidoHistoryCenter. They are located in Grape Day Park, 321 N. Broadway, Escondido. Call 760.743.8207 for information. CWONC Honored Member and Seeks Photo Album Donations
GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC), a local women’s volunteer organization and social club, recently honored Ann Lygas for fifteen years of active participation in the club. Ann is currently serving as chairman of a new project to benefit Casa de Amparo and is seeking donations of 8”x8” photo albums (similar to Recollections brand, with a single sleeve opening for photos). Members will be creating scrapbook pages for the Casa counselor to finish off with photos for the kids/teens as they leave the facility. email firstname.lastname@example.org
l-r Kathleen King and Ann Lygas (see story at left) SMAC Chickens Have Escaped
Even though the summer's SMAC Chicken Parade has ended, the chickens are still active members of our North County community. Fourteen of the original twenty-nine chicken sculptures are on exhibit at Homelife Village Realtors, 500 Grand Ave (corner of State St.), in Carlsbad Village for you to claim one for yourself, and they will remain there until January
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your PC purchase or upgrade is not usually a tax deductible item (although there are exceptions). When you buy or upgrade is not important for tax purposes but this may still be a good time to consider buying new or upgrading for other reasons. Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory
When should you buy your new notebook/desktop PC?
If your old PC is a business expense, the answer is that you should probably consider upgrading it or buy a replacement before Jan.1st. A PC purchase or upgrade for your business can usually be “expensed” within the calendar year, so squeezing the expense into 2014 will likely reduce your 2014 personal income tax by 15% to 40% of the purchase or upgrade cost. Whether your business is a proprietorship, partnership or corporation, it usually makes sense to take your expenses in a good year and get the tax savings up front. For home and school users,
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15th. Some artists painted the sculptures in acrylic or watercolors, while others added elaborate feathers and 3-D qualities. Each chicken has been described as “having a personality all its own.” Funds raised from the chicken sculptures will support the San Marcos Arts Council’s mission to “foster and promote an arts environment that enriches the community and envision a culturally exciting and artistically vibrant community wherein all forms of the arts flourish.” Through the help of the community, the Council utilized the Chicken Parade to raise revenue for arts programming for fiscal years 2015-2016. For those looking to get involved, volunteer or make a meaningful donation to the San Marcos Arts Council, please contact Board President, Marilyn Huerta, or Chairman, Craig Garcia, at www.SanMarcosArtsCouncil.com.
Oceanside Art Walk Accepting Applications - The Oceanside Art Walk committee is accepting applications from visual artists (sculpture, paintings, quilts, etc.), live performers (jugglers, theatre, pantomime, spoken word, etc.), and musicians of any genre wishing to participate in the Friday, February 6th Art Walk. Applications will be accepted to January 19, 2015. The artistic talent will be matched with a venue for a partnership that can range from one night to an entire month-long exhibition, depending on the venue's flexibility. This is a great opportunity for artists to showcase their talent and make a sale to local aficionados and visiting tourists. All participants’ locations will be conveniently identifiable on the handouts of the Art Walk’s map to ensure a steady and pleasant flow of attendants to all places - courtesy of the organizers. A
The majority of home and business users want nothing to do with Windows 8. Until Microsoft releases a replacement for Win 8, Win 7 will be the only reasonable operating system (OS) choice for new PCs or upgrades. On October 31st Microsoft stopped selling Win 7 Home Premium licenses to PC companies making it even more difficult to find Win 7 PCs in retail stores. Now independent PC builders, like us, are the only real source for new Win 7 notebooks and desktops PCs.
Microsoft’s successor to Win 8, Windows 10, will be released sometime in late 2015. We believe that Win 10 will follow Microsoft’s decades old pattern of alternating good and bad operating systems. Windows 3.1 (good) Win 95 (bad) Win 98 (good) Win ME (bad) Win XP (good) Win Vista (bad) Win 7 (good) Win 8 (bad) Win 10 (good, we hope). Win 10 will not be a breakthrough product. Instead Win 10 will return to the keyboard/mouse friendly user interface employed by Win 7 and lost with Win 8. Even if Win 10 is released late next year as announced we would recommend avoiding it until after its first major upgrade release (usually six months
to a year). That means that Win 10 will not be a practical alternative to Win 8 until mid 2016 at best.
If you own a Windows XP PC manufactured prior to 2007 and you plan to keep using the Internet you will probably need to buy a new or refurbished Win 7 PC within the next few months. If you own an XP or Vista based PC manufactured in 2007 or later you should consider upgrading its OS to Windows 7. If you have a Windows 7 PC built before 2013 you should sit tight until Win 10 is a year old and then consider your upgrade options. If you have a Windows 7 PC built after 2012 you are in good shape
Microsoft will support Win 7 through April of 2020. The new notebook and desktop PCs we build and sell and the PCs that we upgrade will continue to be based on Win 7 until Microsoft comes up with a proven replacement for Win 8. We purchase Win 7 licenses in hundred piece lots and maintain a large safety stock to protect our ability to continue to produce and upgrade Win 7 products. free monthly event, Oceanside Art Walk has already introduced both new and established artists and artisans to thousands of cultural enthusiasts as it continues to draw audiences from San Diego to L.A. and beyond. Apply online at http://www.oceansideartwalk.org/sub mit/artists or email to email@example.com. To learn more about Oceanside Art Walk go to www.oceansideartwalk.org.
Mountain Health Celebrates Grand Reopening of Escondido Family Medicine - Mountain Health, a private, non-profit (501(c)3 organization) regional community health center dedicated to quality health care, health education and community services, celebrated the grand reopening of Escondido Family Medicine recently at 255 N. Ash Street, Suite 101. The reopening celebrated facility renovations made under a Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funding is an opportunity for Mountain Health to increase capacity for comprehensive quality primary care and support the need and benefits of implementing Electronic Health Records. Escondido Family Medicine, in operation since 2004 and under Mountain Health, for the last seven years, has provided a medical home for thousands of patients and is an important community provider meeting the health care needs of low income and medically underserved residents of north inland San Diego County, regardless of their ability to pay. They serve the community with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity, as a medical home and safety net for essential health care, community and social
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She’ll be happy to book your appointment. And when you meet Dr. Steve . . . be sure and tell him the Man About Town sent you in. Then, just relax and let Dr. Steve help chase away your pain and its causes. ••••• Recently, Assemblymember Marie Waldron recognized some pretty good friends of ours, Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth, owners of The Computer Factory in San Marcos.
Tom Stinson, District Communications Director for Assembly Member Marie Waldron, presents certificate recognizing The Computer Factory as the Business of the Month for November, 2014
The Computer Factory features quality computers, sales and service in San Marcos and has for years.
The owners, Paul and Nome Van Middlesworth, combine computer savvy with local customer service that’s often not available elsewhere. Having served as a vice president of operations with high-tech companies like Packard Bell and United Telcom, Paul gained vast experience in the computer field, though he had never worked in a retail environment. Nevertheless, when the opportunity to open their own computer store in San Marcos arose in 1995, Paul and Nome jumped at the chance. Despite competition from big box stores, the ability to give customers what they want by providing local sales, advice and repair service has made The Computer Factory a success. In addition to running a successful business, Paul has served as a board member of the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, including stints as membership chairman and incoming board chairman for 2015. Paul has also served as president of two local Lions Clubs, and is a founding member of Mission 316 Church.
By combining entrepreneurial success with community involvement, small business owners like the Van Middlesworths enrich their communities. For these reasons, Assemblymember Waldron was very pleased to name The Computer Factory my Business of the Month for November, 2014.
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break into a house in an unincorporated area of Escondido, authorities said. San Diego County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 2000 block of Rancho Verde Drive at 8:20 a.m. when a resident chased an attempted burglar out of their house, deputies said.
“The helicopter was hovering over our block saying white male wearing a mask – stay in doors,” Kevin Nguyen told Fox 5. “Cop cars were around the block and they were searching through yards.” The suspect was found hiding in a yard and taken into custody by 11 a.m. One resident found two bags of stolen items on his doorstep and returned them to authorities, Nguyen said. The identity of the suspect was not released. Escondido Police Nab 3 in Saturation Patrol
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Local Council of Community Clinics Received Grant – Five members of the Council of Community Clinics received $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to “establish or expand behavioral health services.” Each of the five received $250,000; the local clinic being the North County Health Services. The funds will enable health centers to hire new mental health professionals, add mental health and substance use disorder health services, and employ integrated models of primary care. The Council of Community Clinics and its subsidiaries represent and support community clinics and health centers in their efforts to provide access to quality health care and related services for the diverse communities they serve with an emphasis on low income and uninsured populations. For more information, please visit www.ccc-sd.org. Neighborhood Healthcare CEO Tracy Ream already has plans for their grant. The organization will add a full-time behavioral health provider with experience in substance abuse and will also implement screening and treatment for substance use disorders. “The funding is critical,” she said, “because in our North Inland service area, nearly 300 individuals per 100,000 of the population were diagnosed with an acute alcoholrelated disorder in 2011, and some 80 per 100,000 were diagnosed with a substance-related disorder.” She added that hiring a behavioral health provider will also create more access to services for those patients who could benefit from health behavior change interventions.
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to an undercover agent the ABC pulled the liquor license for a downtown Oceanside restaurant for 20 days and if/when it is restored they will be on probation for two years. Authorities said Davina's Cabo Grill & Cantina's license was suspended after the incident occurred earlier this year. The restaurant is on North Tremont Street near the beach. Brett Poorman, the general
manager, said the establishment is cooperating with law enforcement and will remain open serving only food until the suspension is lifted.
Poorman said the employee was the “one bad apple” that caused a major problem. While the transaction occured outside the restaurant the initial contact was inside.
The state Alcoholic Beverage Control office confirmed that the restaurant will also be on probation for two years. The license suspension will be in effect through Dec. 28. Oceanside police participated in the operation. A spokesman said the department routinely conducts undercover sting operations to make sure businesses follow ABC rules.
Poorman said all his restaurant employees were trained in the correct procedures and this one employee “just slipped through the cracks.” High Speed Vista Crash Injures Man
A man was injured in a highspeed crash early Saturday morning in Vista, according to the Sheriff's Department. Deputy reports indicate the motorist drove onto the center median on South Melrose Drive near Aspen Way and crashed into a tree about 2:30 a.m. Emergency crews from the Carlsbad Fire Department hadto extricate the man from the vehicle.
He was then taken to Palomar Medical Center with serious head and leg injuries. The crash is under investigation. At press time, the name of the motorist had not been released.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029200 The name of the business: Pure Energy Band, Vestures Flourish, 820 Los Vallecitos, #H, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rolling Buy Corp. 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd. St H San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Carmen Jacobs, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/05/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 and 12/11/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031027 The name of the business: Partner Press, located at 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #110, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Partner Press Asset Management Company, LLC 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #110 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 1/14/2010. /s/David Hyman, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029052 The name of the business: UEI College, located at 310 3rd Ave., Ste C6/C7, Chula Vista, CA. 90910, is hereby registered by the following: United Education Institute 16485 Laguna Canyon Rd., Suite 300 Irvine, CA. 92618 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/01/2011. /s/Lars Vaaler, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/04/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029883 The name of the business: Laura Wedemeyer Music Studio, located at 337 Camino Mateo, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Laura J. Wedemeyer 337 Camino Mateo San Macos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/12/14. /s/Laura J. Wedemeyer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 and 12/11/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029830 The name of the business: Metis HQ, located at 409 S. Las Posas Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: RJC Productions, Inc. 409 S. Las Posas Road San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ryan Carr, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 and 12/11/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029851 The name of the business: California Snacks, located at 4155 Lake Circle Dr., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 is hereby registered by the following: Soha Korkis 4155 Lake Circle Dr. Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/12/14 /s/Soha Korkis, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/12/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 and 12/11/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030271 The name of the business: SC Plumbing, located at 225 W. El Norte Pkwy #130, Escondido, CA., 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Steven Kent Newman 225 W. El Norte Pkwy #130 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Steven Kent Newman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/17/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 & 12/11/2014
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2014-020849 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: California Snacks, located at 7602 Romeria St., Carlsbad, Ca. 92009. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 03/02/2011 and asssigned File No. 2011-006373 IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Cal Traders, Inc. 7602 Romeria St. Carlsbad, CA. 92009 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/Sonia Staub, President This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg, Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/12/2014. 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 and 12/11/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030339 The name of the business: Azure Sky, located at 1423 Westwood Place, Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Katherine Milam and Juan Baigorria Mejia 1423 Westwood Place Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a married couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Katherine Milam This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/17/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 & 12/11/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029286 The name of the business: Health 4 U, located at 5418 Spencer Lane, Carlsbad, CA., 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Michael F. and Lyn Perry 5418 Spencer Lane Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 2/25/2010. /s/Michael F. Perry This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/05/2014 11/20, 11/27, 12/04 & 12/11/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030601 The name of the business: Donnelly’s, located at 5939 Darwin Ct., Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Tri Fine Irishmen, LLC 5939 Darwin Ct. Suite 100 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael McGinnis, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/19/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030734 The name of the business: The Lock Doctor, located at 12463 Rancho Bernardo Rd., #555, San Diego, CA. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Sean Thomas Giles 723 Foxhall Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/1/14. /s/Sean Thomas Giles This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/21/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031017 The name of the business: Antbusters, located at 6965 El Camino Real #105-534, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: California Pest Elimination Associates, Inc. 6965 El Camino Real #105-534 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/1/14. /s/James Shaver, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030705 The name of the business: The Greenbriar Group, located at 325 Pamelo Rd. #A11, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Maryann Weiss 325 Pamelo Rd. A11 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/1/14. /s/Maryann Weiss, This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/21/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031002 The name of the business: Cathie at Grand Centre Massage, located at 904 W. San Marcos Blvd, Suite #1, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Becker 2216 Eastridge Ln. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Catherine M. Becker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030382 The name of the business: ICE, ICE Expo, located at 1611 S. Melrose Dr., #A286, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: International Cleaning Experts 1611 S. Melrose Dr. #A286 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/01/2013. /s/Gianna Hammer, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/18/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030949 The name of the business: Caspian Enterprises, located at 12717 Mirar De Valle, Valleyo Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Emerio Enterprises, Inc. 12717 Mirar De Valle Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 11/24/2014. /s/Bahram Shadzi, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031333 The name of the business: Smith Properties, located at 1441 La Plaza Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Donnie R. Smith 1441 La Plaza Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Donnie R. Smith, Sole Proprietor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/02/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031366 The name of the business: Samia Rose Topiary, located at 119 Valpreda Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Patricia R. Hammer 119 Valpreda Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/01/2014. /s/Patricia R. Hammer, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/02/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030963
The name of the business: G and I, located at 120 N. Pacific St., K5, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Isael Perez 10425 Caminito Cuervo #213 San Diego, Ca. 92518 This business is conducted by an
individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Isael Perez, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031545 The name of the business: Mom and Baby Nutrition #2, located at 601 N. Broadway, Suite B, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Eloy & Blanca A. Flores 2166 Lemon Avenue Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Blanca A. Flores, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/04/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031458 The name of the business: SR Office Support, located at 1502 Caminito Aguar, San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Shosh Regev 1502 Caminito Aguar San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/3/2014. /s/Shosh Regev This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/03/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031460 The name of the business: Capstone Safety Services, Small Unit Leader Publications, Defense Safety Systems, Citizen Patriot Entrprises, located at 1847 Adriana Court, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Charles E. Roberts 1847 Adriana Court Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Charles E. Roberts, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/03/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031554 The name of the business: Hector’s Hot Dogs, located at 4339 Avenida Soledad, Oceanside, CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Hector Ramirez 4339 Avenida Soledad Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Hector Ramirez, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/04/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030892 The name of the business: Antique Village, located at 850 Los Vallecitos Blvd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: John LeFevre 850 Los Vallecitos Blvd. San Marcos, CA. 09206 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/10. /s/John Lefevre This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/24/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031891 The name of the business: Dogtown K9 Training, located at 1454 Romance Road, Escondido, CA. j92029, is hereby registered by the following: Teresa Cowart 1454 Romance Rd. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/2012. /s/Teresa Cowart This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00037747-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Anthony J. Beckett filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Anthony James Beckett to Proposed name Anthony Lamont May IV. 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: January 20, 2015, 8:30a.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 11/05/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00037976-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Maricela Vedol filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Maricela Vedol to Proposed name Maricela Milpas. 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: January 20, 2015, 8:30a.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 11/07/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031727 The name of the business: Emperor Security, Emperor Protective Services, Emperor Security Services, located at 811 Poinsettia Ave., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Matthew R. Lovan 811 Poinsettia Ave. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Matthew R. Lovan, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/05/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031779 The name of the business: Katcam Real Estate, Katcam Financial Group, located at 12923 Pomerado Road, #B, Poway, CA. 920654, is hereby registered by the following: Joe Mendoza Team, Inc. 1353 Dolomite Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/02/03. /s/Joseph Mendoza, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/08/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031835 The name of the business: The Daily Stitcher, located at 1158 Calle Emperrado, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rebecca Complin 1158 Calle Emparrado San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Rebecca Complin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/08/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2014-031888 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Commencement Flowers, located at 5835 Avenida Encinas, Suite 113, Carlsbad, CA. 92008. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON March 26, 2013 and assigned File No. 2013-008916 IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): The Hallmagner Group 1557 Regatta Rd. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 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/ Robert T. Hall, President This statement was filed with David Butler, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/09/2014. 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031890 The name of the business: Commencement Flowers, located at 1485 Poinsettia Ave., Suite 114, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Specop Events 1557 Regatta Rd. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was July 17, 2014. /s/Robert T. Hall, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015
Baha’is have been described as a kind, gentle people. Would you like to know more? Call anyone listed here from your city/neighborhood.
Be a guest of Bahai’s! Learn more about what we believe. Visit one of our meetings. Call a Baha’i in your city for more information!
Rancho Bernardo -
Chris or Azar Weixelman 1.858.759.8075 Escondido -
Sandy Coleman, 760-747-0049.
San Marcos Randall or Cheryl Kizer 1. 760.738.7078 or Vista Judy Maddox 1.760.598.7240 Celia Taghdiri 1.760.727.6264
Oceanside Dick or Patty Yant 1.619.985.9977 or 1.760.433.4447
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Meetings, weddings, quinceaneras, birthdays, receptions, craft shows, recitals, religious services, concerts, fund raisers, seminars, and other special events and occasions. The Escondido Women’s Club Maximum 170 people Full use of kitchen and stage 24-hour insurance required
Hourly rentals include House Manager, table setups and guards for all weddings and other parties. Call 760.743.9178 for information
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Join us for The Farewell Shows Doug Best Swings and Sharon’s Show this Saturday, December 13th, from 7am to 1pm KKSM, 1320 AM Palomar College Radio
“Ol’ Doug Best” - host of Doug Best Swings - 7am - 11am
Sharon Prince, host of “Sharon’s Show” - 11am-1pm
Palomar College officials have decided to bring to a close two longrunninbg programs on KKSM Radio, that of the Doug Best Swings Show and Sharon’s Show. Palomar College plans to utilize those time slots to train young college students in the broadcasting art.
For over 50 years, Doug Best has been bringing the big band sound to radio listeners throughout San Diego County; Sharon Prince has been presenting ‘theme radio’ along with humor and helpful hints. Now, a new generation of broadcasters begin to learn their profession.
We hope you will join us this Saturday to thank both Doug and Sharon for hours and years of wonderful entertainment and wish them well in their retirement. Two outstanding broadcasters . . . we hate to say good-bye, but must . . . and so, reluctantly, we bid farewell to these two wonderfully talented folks. Perhaps you’d like to call on-air and wish them well. The radio station number is 760.744-1150 x5576 (During Doug and Sharon’s Shows only).
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Living with Arthritis pain can affect every part of your life. It keeps you from enjoying the good things in life - time with grandkids, playing golf, even working in the yard.
Wouldn’t it be nice to get out of bed without pain for just one morning? Every time you try and push through the pain... like standing or walking for a long period of time.. . you pay for it for the next 2-3 days with even more pain. So, you take some pain pills... Pain Pills Are Not the Answer Do you remember the Vioxx scandal?
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older- that you should expect to have Arthritis? Sure, if you don't take care of your damaged joints now as you get older they will get worse.
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