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December 12, 2019

Volume 49 - No. 50

By Friedrich Gomez

Famous New York newspaper columnist, Walter Winchell, once said, “California is a place where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.” California’s unique culture and its often-shocking lifestyle and alternative views have made the Golden State the most eclectic and eccentric piece of real estate in the Only in entire cosmos. California can the sexual The Paper - 760.747.7119


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mindset, topsy-turvy priorities, and questionable cultural values inspire Jay Leno, former host of “The Tonight Show,” to joke: “A new candidate for California governor is running on a platform of taxing breast implants, which of course are California’s largest natural resources.” In actual truth, California spends more money on breast augmentation than any other state, with San Diego County among the top three in

California. With Americans spending more than $16.5 billion on breast implants just last year (2018), Jay Leno’s comical notion of taxing such a procedure could, in reality, create a substantial “war chest” (pun intended) in revenue. Only in California can such bizarre comedic material from standup comics, actually blur the line between humor and fact in our Golden State. Suddenly, the ridiculously

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funny notion of a California gubernatorial candidate running on a platform of taxing breast implants – well, isn’t such a bad idea, after all – in California, that is. Aside from our home-grown, organic eccentricity and diversely-creative lifestyles, California is “officially the most linguistically diverse state in America,” with 220 different languages spoken (Source: https://statisticalatlas.com/state/California/Lang

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What this essentially means, for many people, is that you can be told to “Go to hell” in 220 different ways . . . and not even know it. In essence, California is more than just a state; it’s a “state of mind.” True natives of California know how to laugh at ourselves, without being destructive. We are among the most resilient and sturdy of people, and wise enough to know that “humor truly is the best medicine.” And that a life devoid of humor is a life being measured and fitted for a strait-jacket.

I’m a California boy, born and bred, and I learned early-on, even as a 7-year-old kid, that our California culture was shockingly different from any other U. S. state. Far, far more different than, say, Nebraska from New York, or Oregon from Louisiana, Boston from Texas.

For example, where else can you brag that “The Terminator” (actor Arnold Schwartzenegger) was actually your state governor? And also, fellow movie star, Ronald Reagan? Some voters actually wrote in Jack Benny’s name

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

We'll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes, But the plural of ox becomes oxen, not oxes. One fowl is a goose, but two are called geese, Yet the plural of moose should never be meese.

You may find a lone mouse or a nest full of mice, Yet the plural of house is houses, not hice. If the plural of man is always called men, Why shouldn't the plural of pan be called pen?

If I speak of my foot and show you my feet, And I give you a boot, would a pair be called beet? If one is a tooth and a whole set are teeth, Why shouldn't the plural of booth

(as a “write-in candidate) for California State Treasurer, during Ronald Reagan’s second four-year term as state governor (1971-1975).

Such real-life political antics by California voters at subsequent voting polls has even moved famous oddball American comedian, “Gallagher” (full name, Leo Anthony Gallagher, Jr) – who is well-known for smashing watermelons as part of his prop comedy act – to quip: “Living in California is like living in a bowl of granola, you have a mixture of fruits, nuts, and flakes.” It seems as though everyone has something to say about us California natives and our great Golden State.

Even America’s great, but eccentric, legendary author, Truman Capote (1924-1984), author of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood” (both novels were made into celebrated films) had this opinion: “In California everyone goes to a therapist, is a therapist, or is a therapist going to a therapist.” Despite Mr. Capote’s cynical views on California, the New Orleans native became a California resident by choice, and enjoyed the unique culture until his death in Bel Air, a

be called beeth?

Then one may be that, and there would be those, Yet hat in the plural would never be hose, And the plural of cat is cats, not cose. We speak of a brother and also of brethren,

But though we say mother, we never say methren. Then the masculine pronouns are he, his and him, But imagine the feminine: she, shis and shim! And then there is this . . .

Let's face it - English is a crazy language.

There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; Neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't invented in England. We take English for granted, but if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square, and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig. And why is it that writers write, but fingers don't fing, grocers don't groce and hammers don't ham? Doesn't it seem crazy that you can

suburb of Los Angeles.

I learned a lot about my own California culture by just hanging around my two older brothers and their circle of friends. According to them, you know you’re a real native Californian because you’ve asked at least one female friend: “Are those real or fake?”

I also learned to enjoy our paradise weather, miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, endless panorama of palm trees, exotic landscapes with an abundance of drop-dead gorgeous bikini-clad beach girls with pierced-perfect navels, who cause many men to revert to stuttering. And of course, the obligatory closing of each summer’s day with breathtaking, giant orange sunsets. Along with our famous sushi restaurants, yoga classes, meditation groups, and jogging, we have a Golden Rule here in California which other states have stolen and copied, therefore, making our ‘sacred chant’ common knowledge. It is a cardinal rule when we Californians often stand-up and repeat together -- out loud, in group unison – at various California meditation classes: “GROWING OLD IS MANDATORY . . . GROWING-UP IS OPTIONAL.” make amends but not one amend? If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it? If teachers taught, why didn't preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat?

Sometimes I think all the folks who grew up speaking English should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane.

In what other language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? We ship by truck but send cargo by ship... We have noses that run and feet that smell. We park in a driveway and drive in a parkway. And how can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, While a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language In which your house can burn up as it burns down, In which you fill in a form by filling it out, And in which an alarm goes off by going on.

All Californians live by this rule.

We also never stray far from our sense of humor, with some Californians – it has been alleged -- born with the congenital “tongue-in-cheek” condition.

Everyone is made to feel young in our Golden Bear State. Even though there may be an occasional ‘generation gap’ in word communication between young and old. Especially in today’s world of computers, emails, and social media. This was evident when I asked my friend Joey’s grandfather “Do you Tweet?” He answered me, “Not really. I just fart like everyone else.” And yes – to reiterate -- I’m a California boy, born and bred for mischief and fanciful tales.

BEACH BOYS, BIKINIS & PALM TREES. Along with our very own, inimitable sub-culture, we Californians have The Beach Boys, our very own home-grown, truly legendary rock ‘n’ roll band, formed from a garage, back in 1961. All original five members were born and raised in Hawthorne, California, less than five miles from the beach.

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And in closing...........

If Father is Pop, how come Mother's not Mop? ••••• Travel Services has issued a travel warning due to snowfall and bad road conditions. They suggest that anyone traveling in the current icy conditions should ensure they have the following: Shovel Blankets or sleeping bag Extra clothing including hat and gloves 24 hours worth of food De-Icer Rock Salt Flashlight with spare batteries Road Flares or Reflective Triangles Full gas Can First Aid Kit Booster cables I looked like an idiot on the bus this morning. ••••• I have this theory that chocolate slows down the aging process . . . it may not be true but do I dare take the chance? ••••• I saw an attractive young gal on the

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Social Butterfly

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from there. Some years later she moved back to Evansville. Harry went to Seattle and worked for Boeing Aircraft until he retired and he still lives in the Seattle area. Helen moved to San Marcos to be near her son who lives in Encinitas. I hear that they had a wonderful time at their birthday party this year. We wish them a very Happy Holiday Season and a Happy and Healthy New Year – 2020!

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Twins Celebrate 90th Birthday Together! – It’s not very often, if ever, that you hear of twins celebrating their 90th birthday together, but it did happen recently in San Marcos. Twins Harry Roth and Helen Roth Sollman just celebrated this special occasion in San Marcos where Helen now lives and has lived for the past two years. When they celebrated their 70th, 75th, 80th, and 85th birthdays together, Helen went to Seattle on each of those occasions from Evansville, IN, where she had moved back to some years earlier. They were born in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO, and were not expected to live, as each weighed under 3 lbs, but their father was determined the babies were not going to die, and of course they did survive to be able to share their birthday together. They both grew up in “Evansville where they lived until Harry left for college at Purdue University and Helen married and moved away. She moved several times. Helen went to work for the DuPont Company in South Carolina and retired

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In time, they would sell well over 100 million records worldwide, singing and praising California’s unique lifestyle, and earning praise from music historians and critics as: “One of the most influential bands of all-time,” as well as being ranked No. 12 in Rolling Stone magazine’s “List of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”

THE BEACH BOYS PROMOTED CALIFORNIA’S LIFESTYLE TO THE WORLD. The Beach Boys became the biggest, most powerful, and most successful exporter of information regarding California’s sub-culture of carefree “fun in the sun lifestyle,” all wrapped in our own music and song lyrics, so that other countries could marvel at what they were missing.

The Beach Boys saturated the globe with California sub-culture song titles such as: “Surfin’ Safari,” and “Surfin’ U. S. A,” with the lyrics creating sensual images of beautiful white sand beaches, adorned by beautiful, tanned bikiniclad girls cavorting under the sun, against the backdrop of exotic palm trees. SAN DIEGO COUNTY BECAME A HOUSEHOLD

Happy Holidays from Escondido Public Library – Holiday Hours are 9:30am-5pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; closed on both holidays. Events at the Public Library for December include: 2nd Saturday Concert Series presents Ekaterina Bessmeltseva & Hugo Nogueira on Saturday, December 14, from 3pm4:30pm, in the Turrentine Room, and is appropriate for all ages. The repertoire of this recital consists of nineteenth-century music originally written for classical guitar and piano. Interestingly enough, there were quite a few composers who wrote music for this uncommon instrumentation. Although composers such as Mauro Giuliani (Italy), Ferdinando Carulli (Italy), and Anton Diabelli (Austria) has been recognized as a representative depiction of their epoch, it is still difficult to find a concert built on the repertoire for guitar and piano. Hence, this project is based on disseminating such marvelous music. On Saturday, December 21st, Fan Favorite Film, from 3:30pm-5:30pm, in the Turrentine Room, rev your engine for Hobbs & Shaw (PG-13). Can two tough



Households around the world were filled with The Beach Boys music, and danced in record numbers at their soldout international concerts. Foreigner sang the words in unison to the global favorite Beach Boys song “Surfin’ U.S.A” wherein San Diego County was mentioned an unprecedented five different times! Within those lyrics, favorite surfing areas were clearly named from Hawaii to Australia to Malibu. But only San Diego County was mentioned for having more legendary surfing areas (5) in the worldwide recording: Del Mar, Trestles (in San Onofre), Swami’s (Encinitas), San Onofre (State Beach), and La Jolla.

In the lyrics within “Surfin’ U.S.A.” which was the Beach Boys’ live concert anthem song overseas, and which brought fans to their feet, San Diego was clearly the place to visit!

Rabid fans in record numbers, in several languages, from around the globe, suddenly had “California Dreams,” with different colored pins stuck on wall maps, showing San Diego County’s five surfing “hot spot” regions – all planned within their tourist itinerary-plans.

guys w2ho work alone set their egos aside to save the world together? Children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

ent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.” Broadway Director Neil Goldberg has searched the world to assemble the most unique cast of incomparable cirque artists and theatrical talent to wow audiences nationwide. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a Broadway musical and new Cirque Adventure wrapped into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family..

Happy Noon Year’s Eve Party – that’s right, from 10:30am to 12:30pm, in the Turrentine Room, all ages are invited to the Noon Year’s Eve Party on Tuesday, December 31st. Want to ring in the New Year with your young ones without keeping the kids up past bedtime? The Youth Services Staff is hosting this party with your family in mind. This child-friendly affair includes a celebratory ball drop at noon, crafts, and a photo booth to commemorate this special occasion.

Over 300 imaginative costumes, 20 worldclass astonishing acts, the finest singers, original music and seasonal favorites celebrate Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas and New Year’s in a 2-hour breathtaking spectacle. Audiences of all ages will marvel at soaring acrobatics, gravity defying feats and extravagant theatrical production numbers the Boston Globe hails “Entrancing … Las Vegas meets family entertainment.” Experience this unique multi-million-dollar live stage production that dazzled at the Kennedy Center, sparkled at the Grand Ole Opry House and Broadway World called “The Perfect Holiday Gift…a show that everyone will enjoy.”

Pay off your Library fines with canned food – now thru December 31st, in the giving spirit the Library is doing the annual Food for Fines program again. This offers patrons the opportunity to clear up to $20 in fines from Library accounts by donating non-perishable, nutritious, pre-packaged food. Each food item counts as $1.00 toward reducing fines. The food is donated to Escondido’s Interfaith Community Services and distributed to local needy families. All donations must be given at the Customer Service Desk. Keep an eye out for the colorful tracker in the lobby, which will show the amount of food donated through this program. Last year, 1,680 pounds of food was donated – lets make it to 2,000 pounds this year.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze Celebrates in Escondido – The Nation’s Iconic Holiday Stage Spectacular, Cirque Dreams Holidaze celebrates in Escondido at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) on two nights, Tuesday, December 17th and Wednesday, December 18th, both at 7:30pm, in the Concert Hall. Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2019 holiday season with its popular and electrifying stage spectacular that The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and tal-

California tourism peaked as these picturesque songs canvassed every time zone and hemisphere with irresistible imagery, all greatly influencing die-hard fans across England, Asia, the Orient, Europe, Africa, Latin and South Americas, Australia, to come join the fun – California style. The Beach Boys songs, with their international impact in faraway lands, was enormous. UNLIKE ANY OTHER MUSIC GROUP, THE BEACH BOYS SANG OF THEIR CULTURE.

While other rock groups, such as the Beatles, sang a range of songs, they never (emphasized) their English roots and folkways -- The Beach Boys did. They sang, specifically, about Southern California’s culture, mindset, social values, and surfing adventures. Their overall cultural message was clear, seductive, and profoundly influential, in its impact on foreign soil. The message being that you don’t even have to surf to enjoy the tropical California lifestyle, beaches, and summer fun. All you need to do is just pack your bags, fly over and experience it firsthand. Immerse yourself, and vicariously enjoy the panoramic vistas of heart-throbbing

Tickets for Cirque Dreams Holidaze are $45-$100 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 92025, or

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gorgeous girls sunbathing and wearing little more than a smile, with California music serving as a genuine “soundtrack to your life.” (Note: Only one member of the original Beach Boys group actually surfed. But all were surfing aficionados.) Such compelling influence on other nations caused musicologists and social historians to opine: “Their (The Beach Boys) influence spans many genres and decades, inspiring the development of social movements within other foreign cultures.” SEXY BEACH BUNNIES, FUN IN THE SUNSHINE & PALM TREES IS NEVER A “HARD SELL.”

The song titles, alone, were provocative, lustful, and irresistible in their ‘teasingimagery’ across all cultures, worldwide. The release of such titles as, “Surfer Girl,” and “All Summer Long,” as well as “I Get Around” created a sensation overseas, with these three exact song titles all topping the music charts in the United Kingdom during the same year of 1965.

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Local News

The Paper • Page 4 • December 12, 2019 Fly to Taos Ski Country!  New Airline Coming to Palomar Airport

Taos Airlines will begin service Jan. 9, 2020, to ferry passengers on a 30-seat, twin-engine jet to one of the top ski resorts in the county, the Taos Ski Valley. Three nonstop, roundtrip flights are scheduled to fly on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays as service will run through the end of March, according to Joe Zvada, director of aviation for Taos Airlines.

“We see Southern California as a great extension for Taos,” Zvada said. “We chose Carlsbad for a number of reasons, and we like its location … like its facilities and think it matches well with the experience both on the jet and the resort in Taos.”

resort provide a seamless experience for travelers.

Taos Ski Valley opened in 1955, features 100 runs with a 3,000-vertical-foot drop with a 9,000-foot base, averaging 300 inches per year, officials said. Also, the resort is undergoing a major “revitalization” project which includes new ski lifts, snow-making equipment and hotel. Joor Muffler Man Extends A Holiday Greeting

Last year the airline and resort banded to tackle its first markets in Dallas and Austin, Texas. He said it was a huge success, and is continuing this year, but the both parties wanted to expand.

Man About Town

I couldn’t be happier with our Supervisor for the 5th District, Jim Desmond, and Our Assembly Member for the 75th Assembly District, Marie Waldron.

You can find the Joor Muffler Man at 302 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA. Morro Hills Development Challenged by Lawsuit

The nonprofit Preserve Calavera announced Friday it has filed a lawsuit challenging Oceanside’s approval last month of North River Farms, a 585-home development proposed for the city’s rural Morro Hills area.

“We have long referred to this as the ‘egregious North River Farms Project,’” said Diane Nygaard, president of Preserve Calavera, in a news release. “It represents the worst kind of sprawl development, placing dense housing where it was not planned, where there is inadequate infrastructure, and where the local community ends up paying a high price.”

These two legislators deserve your continued admiration and support. ••••• Our friends at Pala Casino are not bashful about shelling out lots of cash. Just ask Jeffrey O., of Newport Beach, CA. who won $17,577.80 on November 10, 2019 at 6:16pm on the China Shores Slots.

Lots more money to win at Pala! •••• On Page 10 of this edition you’ll find a tribute to one of our own. Troy Larson, our Art Director for 20+ years, passed away Sunday morning. The details are within the tribute we published. Born in September, 1961, Troy was only 58 years old. He came to work for The Paper on April 23, 2000. He had worked for The North County Times back when it was a daily newspaper.

Or Brandi R. of Fallbrook, Ca. who won $10,000 on October 30, at 9:30 pm in the Batty for Bucks Grand Prize Drawing. (See photo, above, right.)

Letters to the Editor

The Staying Power of Ads in The Paper

Lyle, I just found an old copy of The Paper and read about THE INDIAN STORE.

Reminded me of a story I'd heard long time ago. A salesman was travelling on a bus out west. At a rest stop at an Indian Trading Post he stayed at his seat. The driver said to him " See that old Indian sitting on the steps of the trading post? Well, he has a remarkable memory". So the sales-

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copy and stories to illustrate, he’d do his creative work and email it back to us. Worked out just fine.

At the same time, Assemblymember Waldron supports Mental Health Care and support for those who need help with addition as well as homelessness.

They both have their fingers on the pulse of the community and are championing legislation (or opposing it) that benefits (or hurts) their constituents. Supervisor Desmond’s stand agains SANDAG and opposing funding for “bike lanes” that should be going to the North San Diego County Hiway System is right on targer. SANDAG has gotten too big for its britches and often overrides the vote of the people.

Most of the community respects the Joor Man, and would be unhappy if he left town.

The lawsuit says the development would reduce public safety, increase greenhouse gases and bring the permanent loss of more than 150 acres of prime farmland.

The flight is about two hours and transportation from the Taos Airport is included with the airline ticket. Tickets will run about between $170 to $250 each way.

The ease of McClellan-Palomar Airport, rather than San Diego International Airport, a short flight, free baggage on the plane and transportation to and from the

He’s been gone for awhile but the Joor Muffler Man is back, dressed as Santa, and if you listen very carefully, you just might hear a hearty Ho-Ho-Ho.

He moved to Washington State in July, 2003, and lived near Tacoma. He continued as our Art Director ever since that time. Thanks to the Internet it was almost the same as Troy living across the street from us. We would send him ad

But we always misssed Troy; he used to live in Oceanside and we’d see him fairly often. He always had a big, cheery smile and was a hard, devoted worker and was dedicated to The Paper. He made us shine with his brilliant art work. We’re a bit on the sad side today due to having lost him. But we cherish the time we spent together and the many laughs we had together. •••• I almost fell out of my chair when I got a phone call Friday from good friend, Arie DeJong.

Arie is “old school” and has no time for cell phones or computers. When Arie told me he had bought a computer, it came as a major surprise and a bit of a shock. Anyone who knows Arie will know he’ll master this new technology. I’ll help him, my son, Kenny, who is a technical whiz, will help him. Arie on a computer! Who would have thought . . . ? Proud of you, Arie!

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An influx of foreign tourists, all chompin’ at the bit, and vicariously singing the lyrics of their favorite Beach Boys songs, all wished to now witness this vibrant California palette of colorful experiences and sensual delights, breathtaking seascapes, and exotic topography where snow skiing, surfing, and mountain hiking can all be experienced, literally, in the same day! All wrapped in carefree songs. No longer just a fanciful dream, but a reality. By July of 1964 “All Summer Long” became the top hit in the U. S.

But the world was now ‘crashing’ the California party. Lustful titles such as “Kiss Me, Baby” and “The Warmth of the Sun” all were music-and-song with the California ‘scene’ in the backdrop. In time, The Beach Boys would have over 80 California songs hit the top music charts around the planet. The Beach Boys’ songs: “Little Deuce Coupe,” and “Let Him Run Wild,” would eventually be reminiscent of Hollywood movies, such as “American Graffiti” with the real-life drama actually occurring on

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man thought to go over and talk to him. To test his memory, he asked the old Indian " What did you have for breakfast ten years ago today?" The Old Indian said "Eggs."

Just then the driver called, "All aboard!" So he got on the bus. "Anybody can have eggs for breakfast. What's so remarkable about that?" And, forgot about it.

Fifteen years later the salesman happened to be on the bus that stopped at the same Indian trading post. The same Old Indian was sitting on the steps of the trading post. The salesman wen over to him and greeted him with what he though to be a good Indian greeting. He said "How" The Indian said "Scrambled". In good humor.

/s/ John H. Tashjian San Marcos, CA.


I read the jokes to my 96 year old mother every week. It really makes her day! She really enjoyed the latest story about the rat pack too!

California’s landscape.

The heartstrings of movie fans watching “American Graffiti” outside of California, all wistfully looked westward, in the direction of the Golden State. There was no room for denial, or personal deceit. Increasing annual record numbers of tourists are the “proof of the pudding.” A POSTCARD FROM CALIFORNIA.

In Japan, The Beach Boys’ hit single from their album, “A Postcard from California” created a historic, and unprecedented, impact on the entire nation of Japan, with the album deeply affecting all the Japanese people, across all ages, demographics, and ideologies, as no other American song, before or since. Why?

Because, The Beach Boys album “A Postcard from California” contained a charity-raising single called “Don’t Fight the Sea,” to help aid the victims of the deadly 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami victims. The 9.1 magnitude earthquake, at a depth of 15.2 miles, created 30-foot high waves and was the largest and most ferocious earthquake ever to hit Japan, resulting in more than 120,000 buildings

I was a little dismayed in this last issue reading Chuckles. On page 5, I couldn’t find the reason why Mr Chuckles was searching for Bernie Sanders bumper stickers? Really left me hanging ! Where did the rest of the story go? . .(“we always look for cars with Bernie Sanders stickers. We try to have a little fun each day now that we’re retired. It’s so important at our age.”) Keep up the good work.....best newspaper in town. /s/ Wendy Chowning San Diego County, Ca.

A Recommendation

Dear Mr. Davis:

Recently a book was published titled "God and Donald Trump" by Stephen E. Strang. Mr Davis everyone, whether a Republican, Democrat, Independent, Christian, Jew, Muslim, etc, must read this book, everyone. It is packed with Evangelicals who were for and against Trump and many Americans, like myself, that felt the same way. This book will keep you on the edge of your seat, you might want

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destroyed, 278,000 buildings half-destroyed, and 726,000 buildings partially destroyed.

The World Bank estimated the economic damage at $235-billion to be the costliest natural disaster in world history. Almost 16,000 Japanese people were killed with 2,500 missing, and resulting in more than 150,000 human evacuees who lost their homes.

The SoCal Beach Boys never forgot their loyal following of fans in Japan, so their charity single to raise financial help was a ‘musical bouquet’ lovingly tossed to the Japanese people. It was a rare, shining moment for California’s own, proud native sons, to express their sentiment to the Japanese Nation: “We love you. And we shall never forget you during your time of need. Now or forever.”

Music suddenly became more than just frivolous fun in the sun. It became a real, visible, tangible instrument of “love and compassion,” with an unexpected healing power for a nation of suffering souls. More than just the money The Beach Boys charity single raised, the gesture, itself, raised an entire nation’s hope and determination to recover. Such a ‘gift’ as shown by The Beach Boys for the Japanese people can never

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mall this morning; either her dress was too short or she wasn't in it far enough. ••••• Some young whippersnapper asked me what I thought it was like to be old. "Well," I told him, "if you put cotton in your ears, pebbles in your shoes, and vaseline on your glasses, I reckon that'd be pretty close." "'Course, not being old," I told him, "I'm only guessing." ••••• Five days a week my body is a temple. The other two it's an amusement park. ••••• The reason Politicians try so hard to get re-elected is that they would hate to have to make a living under the laws they've passed. ••••• America will always be the best country in the world, but in this world gone mad, that's like being valedictorian in summer school. ••••• An elderly married couple was at home watching TV. The husband had the remote and was switching back and forth between a fishing channel and the porn channel.

be measured in human dollars. Such a gift of caring goes beyond human comprehension – its impact was truly priceless. CALIFORNIA DREAMING AROUND THE WORLD.

According to official U. S. Tourist statistics, foreigners visiting from around the world, rate the following American states as the most popular places to visit, in transmission order: 1. California. 2. Florida. 3. Nevada (viz. Las Vegas). 4. Texas. 5. New York. In the distant past, New York was most popular due to its point of entry for overseas immigrants. But this has greatly changed. As celebrated author and respected historical writer, Carolyn See testifies: There was a time when European emigrants sailing to America dreamed of going through Ellis Island, New York, and then as immigrants, taking roots there or other eastern states. This is no longer true.

European emigrants now continue to flood in from the Old

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The wife became more and more annoyed and finally said: "For god's sake! Leave it on the porn channel. You already know how to fish!" ••••• Farm kids in North Dakota

You can never underestimate the innovativeness of American Farm Boys:

At a high school in North Dakota, a group of male students played a prank. They let three goats loose inside the school. But before turning them loose, they painted numbers on the sides of the goats: 1, 2 and 4. School Administrators spent most of the day looking for No. 3. Now that 's funny, I don 't care who you are...And you thought there was nothing to do in North Dakota! ••••• Ole and Lena went to the same Lutheran Church. Lena went Every Sunday and taught Sunday School.

Ole went on Christmas and Easter and once in a while, he went on one of the other Sundays. On one of those Sundays, he was in the pew right behind Lena and he noticed

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to print some of the stories that are in the book. Mr. Strang created a masterpiece and I`m sure you will agree! I can not stress enough on how powerful this book is.

Mr. Davis, If you don`t agree I will double your money back of the price of the book, deal? God Bless America! Angelo Caruso San Marcos, Ca.

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by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6pm, and Sun. 12– 5pm. Get more information about the show as well as purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/cirque-dreamsholidaze/2019-12-18/.

Get in the Christmas Spirit with Lively Top Irish Talent - The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (CCAE) is excited for the return of Irish Christmas in America performing for one-night only on Wednesday, December 18, at 7:30pm in the Center Theater. Celebrating its 15th year, the popular holiday show, Irish Christmas in America brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance and stories of seasonal Irish traditions. Produced by Sligo fiddler, Oisín Mac Diarmada, this show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy. The 2019 tour features special guest singer Niamh Farrell, a Sligo vocalist who has toured with UK singer/songwriting star David Gray. Niamh teams up with legendary West Kerry singer Séamus Begley, famous for his charming wit and stunning voice. This family-friendly performance includes lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing from Samantha Harvey. In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas as the finest traditional artists from Ireland bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2019.

Tickets for Irish Christmas in America are $40-$55 and are on sale online at artcenter.org or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6pm, and Sun. 12– 5pm. Get more information about the show and purchase tickets here: http://artcenter.org/event/irish-christmas-in-america/. Follow the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter by searching for TheCCAE.

Music Appreciation, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, Gloria McClellan Center The Gloria McClellan Center is offering Music Appreciation on December 18 from 1:00pm to 3:15pm at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. Whether you are a lover of classical music or a newcomer, you will be sure to enjoy listening to and appreciating classical music. Presentations include state-of-the-art audio and visual equip-

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World, but, these newly-established immigrants now dream of continuing westward, out of the east. As the author records, “There is a whole quality of hope here (in the west) and that the future is still open-ended. In the way that people (used) to come to America.”

In her final analysis, which world polls and U. S. statistics confirm, Carolyn See writes: “California is the repository of America’s dreams, a place that is to America what America is to the rest of the world.”

How did all this global “California Dreaming” concept begin? And why? Let’s take a brief look back in time, at the beginning.


Although famed author and statesman, Horace Greeley (1811-1872), himself, never claimed he originated the phrase, “Go west young man, go west,” it was Greeley’s version which became, by far, the most repeated. And the most famous. To the point where it, literally, moved a nation of people towards the Pacific. Westward migrations within our own United States are nothing new in our history books, with significant westward migrations recorded as early as the 1830s and 1840s. However, Horace Greeley’s pronouncement, somehow, was a different kindling for the fires that burned within Americans who dreamed of a better life in the Golden Bear State known as California.

As founder and editor of the New York-Tribune (one of the greatest newspapers of its era), Greeley printed a single sentence as part of his editorial column, on July 13, 1865, which simply said: “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.”

Unlike previous announcements expressing the same sentiment, Greeley’s clarion via the powerful New YorkTribune, gave his opinion vastly, greater exposure. That simple piece of advice would prove historic, effectively changing the human and cultural landscape of America forever. As chronicled by U. S. historians: “The phrase captured the imaginations of clerks, mechanics, and soldiers

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Health Reform

Last week I gave the keynote speech at the State of Reform Health Policy Conference in San Diego, one of the largest, most diverse gatherings of health care executives and policy makers in California. Health care is one of my passions, and as a member of the Assembly Health Committee, I was thrilled to be invited.

Mental health is a major topic. One in six California adults experience some form of mental illness, and two-thirds of children and adolescents suffering from depressive episodes go untreated. More empowerment for locals on the front lines of mental health treatment is a must. This year, legislation I authored to strengthen local mental health boards became law. California faces a shortage of 4,100 primary care clinicians and will have only two-thirds of the psychiatrists needed in 2030. Two bills that would help by expanding the health care workforce and reducing the disparity in mental health services stalled in 2019. We’ll be revisiting these issues next year. Addressing substance abuse is critical. Preliminary data indicate that more than 2,300 opioid-related deaths occurred in 2018 alone. Despite demonstrated success of medication-assisted treatments

(MAT), far too few MAT providers have been certified. Despite overwhelming bipartisan support, my MAT funding request and 2019 bipartisan legislation stalled, but the problem isn’t going away. Health care and homelessness are directly linked. Addressing the issue requires interdisciplinary solutions involving housing policy, public safety, human services and more. Though homelessness results in three deaths per day in Los Angeles alone, it receives less attention than other, less deadly state emergencies. An all-hands-ondeck effort will be necessary to help resolve this major public health/safety issue.

Health care, homelessness, substance abuse – are among the state’s most pressing policy issues. California must make it the priority it should be, with much work necessary in 2020. \ Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, represents the 75th Assembly District in the California Legislature, which includes the communities of Bonsall, Escondido, Fallbrook, Hidden Meadows, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Pauma Valley, Rainbow, San Marcos, Temecula, Valley Center and Vista.

5th District Supervisor

Jim Desmond

More Bike Lanes!?

I sound like a broken record, but SANDAG is up to their usual tricks. The latest update comes from SANDAG’s staff and their proposal to use an extra $90 million on bike lanes. Time and time again, I’ve sat in our SANDAG meetings and heard how the road projects the voters were promised, can’t be fulfilled due to a lack of money. A few months ago, we passed an agreement at SANDAG that prioritized SR-52, SR-67 and SR-78, yet when it comes time, this new money is going to bikes.

So far, SANDAG has spent $123 million on the Regional Bike Plan for San Diego County. They’ve only completed 8.8 miles, which breaks down to a little under $14 million per mile, FOR BIKE LANES! I am not anti-bikes, I even understand that in certain areas people can use them to and from work. But, less than 2% of the population uses bikes as their means of trans-

portation. While about 96.5% of people use the highways and roads. Choosing to spend $90 million for bike lanes over roads and freeways is a decision for people to feel good about and not about doing the right thing for San Diegans. Luckily, Chairman Steve Vaus was able to delay the vote on the bike lanes to a later date, but this will come back again. No matter when we vote on this matter, we need to continue to prioritize the 52, 67, 78 and reduce gridlock. Until then, I will not support any bike lanes.

Supervisor Jim Desmond

To contact North County Office – by appointment only 325 S. Melrose Ave., Suite 5200 Vista, CA 92081 Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Website: www.supervisorjimdesmond.com Email: Jim.Desmond@sdcounty.ca.gov

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returning from the Civil War, many of whom moved west to take up a homestead.” And they did, in steady streams -- nonstop -- along with occasional “spikes” of historic “relocations,” such as found during the Dust Bowl migration to California during the Great Depression in the 1930s from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and neighboring states, with some 2.5-million Dust Bowl refugees emptying out of the Great Plains States. EARLIEST CALIFORNIA DREAMS BEGINS.

Although ‘west’ encompasses a large expanse of U. S. states, it would be California -- bordering the great blue Pacific waters – that would prove the most magnetic and, thus, the most populated. The earlier dreams begat from the California Gold Rush of 1848 and 1849 (which preceded Horace Greeley’s westward advice) were suddenly resurrected and renewed in homesteading out west. Today, with its nearly 40-million residents, California has a bigger population than most European countries. Imagine that, a single U. S. State vs an entire country in population. It is most sobering to translate those same stats in an oblique way: Of the 44 countries in Europe (recognized by the United Nations), only eight have populations larger than the state of California.

And if the dreaded supermega-size-earthquake, affectionately called “The Big One” in Hollywood disaster films, ever slices half of the Golden State into the Pacific Ocean, the remaining half of the state would still be more populated than many countries in Europe. THE BEAUTY OF CALIFORNIA GIRLS CONTROVERSY.

The huge blockbuster song “California Girls” by The Beach Boys, and released on July 12, 1965, touted California girls as the most beautiful in the entire world. The song lyrics risked losing fans outside of California, possibly offending and alienating loyal Beach Boys fans with such lyrics as: “I’ve been all around this great big world, and I’ve seen all kinds of girls, but I couldn’t wait to get back to the States, back to the

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ment to make you feel like you have a front-row seat in the auditorium. Music Appreciation is free and no registration is required. Hosted by Hank Presutti. For information, call 760.643.5288 or email luigibeethoven@cox.net.

Holiday Luncheon at McClellan Center on December 20th - The Gloria McClellan Center will hold a “Holiday Luncheon” on Friday, December 20, at 1400 Vale Terrace Drive in Vista. Join us at 11:00am for the “Toe Tappers Holiday Show.” Lunch is honey ham, yams, green beans, salad, roll, apple crisp, and milk. Lunch served at noon. Suggested donation is $4 for those 60 and older, and an $8 charge for those younger than 60. Reserve by 1:00pm one day prior at (760) 643-5288. The Center is a one-stop hub of services that range from lunch, travel/trips, transportation, exercise, classes, clubs, and various other activities for Vista’s older adult community.

Feeding the Soul Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Winter SOULstice - Celebrate the longest night of the year with Feeding the Soul Foundation at Winter SOULstice, at the Oceanside Moose Lodge on Saturday, December 21, from 6-10pm. Dress in your 70s best and join us at this 21 and up event featuring music by Payo Funk, The Shift, and FTSF Musical Friends hosted by MC Billy Gatewood, musical friends of Feeding the Soul Foundation. Taco Bar by Manuela is included in the ticket price. Meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options are available. Beer and cocktails from the legendary Moose Lodge Bar are available for purchase all night. We are accepting new and gently used donations of children’s books, toys, art supplies, skateboards, clothing, and hygiene products for the Women’s Resource Center. Bring a donation, carpool, or walk to the event and receive a raffle ticket for super groovy door prizes. The Moose Lodge is located at 2017 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside 92054. General admission is $30/online at FeedingTheSoulstice.eventbrite.com or $35 at the door. This is a 21+ event. “This year Winter SOULstice is going to be another great show! We’ve gathered some amazing talent and it will be a super fun way to support our community and add soulful holiday cheer,” said Vallie Gilley, Feeding the Soul’s Founder and Executive Director. “This event will not only benefit the Women’s Resource Center, it will also benefit our Foundation’s newest program, O’side Kitchen Collaborative. Culinary philanthropy in action: this new program supports a sustainable food system by diverting and rescuing edible produce and creating delicious preserved products for use in Conscious Catering and a retail product line to nourish and educate our community." Feeding the Soul is a nonprofit organization that promotes creative generosity by highlighting the talent of local musicians to cultivate community and to raise money and awareness for local causes. Since formation in March 2010, they have donated more than $200,000 in monetary donations, drive collections, and in-kind services. Visit Instagram and Facebook pages to learn more about the organization, its programs, and partners at @FeedingTheSoulFoundation.

Dickinson Family Education Conservatory Unveiled - This holiday season, San Diego Botanic Garden is proud to unveil its newest visitor attraction – the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory! This 30’ high, glassenclosed 8,232 sq. ft. structure is located adjacent to our Hamilton Children’s Garden (HCG). Inside is a 5,292 sq. ft. multi-purpose area consisting of plant displays, hanging plant chandeliers, floating plant islands, and a 15’ Living Wall. Also inside is another 3,291 sq. ft. space housing classrooms and meeting rooms, with a catering kitchen, an office, and large restroom facilities. Adjacent to this new addition at the Garden

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Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

King of Oil – America’s Richest Man -- Ever

John Davison Rockefeller Sr., was one of the original six moguls who built America and was the world’s historic wealthiest ever at an estimated $409 billion (in 2019 dollars).

2 percent of the national economy. In 1913, his peak net worth was estimated at $336 billion (inflation-adjusted for 2007 dollars). Rockefeller spent the last 40 years of his life in retirement at his estate in Westchester County, New York.

His fortune was mainly used to create the modern systematic approach of targeted philanthropy. Rockefeller’s foundations pioneered the development of medical research and were instrumental in the near-eradication of hookworm and yellow fever in the United States.

Rockefeller was a devout Northern Baptist and supported many churchbased institutions. Rockefeller adhered to total abstinence from alcohol and tobacco throughout his life. A faithful congregant of the Erie Street Baptist Mission Church, he taught Sunday school, and served as a trustee, clerk and occasional janitor. Religion was a guiding force throughout his life and Rockefeller believed it to be the source of his success. He also was considered a supporter of capitalism based on a perspective of social Darwinism and was quoted often as saying: "The growth of a large business is merely a survival of the fittest.” Rockefeller often offered his shares as payment for a business, and quite a few of whom became very wealthy as managers as well as owners in Standard Oil. They include politicians and writers, some of whom served Rockefeller's interests, and some of whom built their careers by fighting Rockefeller and the "robber barons".

Controlling the American petroleum industry made John D. Rockefeller one of the so-called “robber barons of the 19th and 20th centuries. He controlled first kerosene, then motor oil and gasoline.

Rockefeller was born on July 8, 1839. He controlled the industry for all of his adult life. He became a business magnate, industrialist, and philanthropist. Rockefeller is widely considered the wealthiest in modern history.

In 1867, at age 28, with a company owned by Rockefeller, his brother, and two partners, they formed Standard Oil, but instead of drilling for oil, they concentrated on refining.

As the need for kerosene and gasoline grew, Rockefeller's wealth soared, controlling 90 percent of all oil in the United States. Oil was used throughout the country as a source for fueling lamps until the introduction of electricity and as a fuel and lubricant after the automobile. the of invention Furthermore, Rockefeller gained enormous influence over the railroad industry, which transported his oil around the country. Standard Oil was the first great business trust in the United States.

But in 1911, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Standard Oil must be dismantled for violation of federal anti-trust laws. It was broken up into 34 separate entities that included companies that eventually would become today’s Exxon/Mobil, Chevron and others. Some of them still have the highest level of revenue in the world. Individual pieces of the company were worth more than the whole and shares of these doubled and tripled in value in their early years.

Rockefeller became the country's first billionaire with a fortune worth nearly

By the time of his death in 1937, Rockefeller's remaining fortune, largely tied up in permanent family trusts, was estimated at $1.4 billion, while the total national GDP (Gross Domestic Product) was $92 billion. According to some methods of wealth calculation, Rockefeller's net worth over the last decades of his life would easily place him as the wealthiest known person in recent history. As a percentage of the United States' GDP, no other American fortune — including those of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, or Sam Walton — would even come close. At age 86, Rockefeller penned the following words to sum up his life: I was early taught to work as well as play, My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play— I dropped the worry on the way— And God was good to me every day.

SCAG SEZ: Think about it -- a lawyer is who you get to help you get what's coming to you. – Cecil Scaglione, Mature Life Features. COURT QUERY -- Judge: "Mr. Quinn, I have reviewed this case very carefully, and I've decided to give your wife $775 a week." Husband: "That's very fair, your honor, and every now and then I'll try to send her a few bucks myself."

FINAL WORDS -- On Ribbesford, England cemetery tombstone: "Anna Wallace -- The children of Israel wanted bread, and the Lord sent them manna. Old clerk Wallace wanted a wife, and the Devil sent him Anna."

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cutest girls in the world – I wish they all could be California girls . . .”

The song’s release could have been a promotional nightmare for the group’s marketing team, because the lyrics clearly mentioned East coast girls, Southern girls, and even MidWestern girls . . . as not even holding a candle to the goddesses who resided within California.

Remarkably, the song was an instant hit in both domestic and foreign markets! The song is now considered by world music critics to be “emblematic of the 1960s California sound era.”

The Beach Boys’ “California Girls” hit recording was included in “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” as well as being inducted into the “Grammy Award Hall of Fame.” And Rolling Stone Magazine ranked it among the “Top 500 Songs of All-Time.” Unlike The Beach Boys, some high-profile VIPs were not as lucky in citing the California girls as the most beautiful on Earth. Such opinions can be viewed as divisive and egobashing to listeners. Such was the unfortunate case with

America’s most powerful and most popular radio talk show host, Rush Limbaugh. With a staggering number of over 256 million listeners, the Rush Limbaugh Radio Show has the highest-rated radio show in the entire United States – by far. With U. S. Presidents as frequent live radio guests, and topics of discussion on such luminaries as Pope Benedict XVI, Limbaugh’s massivelyinfluential airwaves originate near his home in Palm Beach County, Florida, where he has lived since 1996. It was here, on the Rush Limbaugh Show, that the scene of the great “California Remark” took place.

Thinking his radio’s studio microphone was turned off, Limbaugh quipped ‘live’ on the air: “Have you ever noticed that the farther west you go, the prettier the girls become?”

What a bombshell that proved to be. Limbaugh, who was ostensibly speaking, particularly, of California girls, quickly apologized to his loyal nonCalifornia fan base, which were now deeply offended (by comparison) from all over the United States – outside the boundaries of California – especially from New York, where Rush Limbaugh’s radio show first originated at WABC New York City.

Though he profusely apologized, it was too late, the whole world now knew of Limbaugh’s viewpoint on feminine beauty as being unmatched in the Golden Bear State of California. In the wake of this verbal faux pas, there would be vestiges of the lyrics on The Beach Boys’ California Girls recording, hauntingly omnipresent in the minds of music fans: “The West coast has the sunshine, and the girls all get so tanned . . . I wish they all could be California girls . . .” Rush Limbaugh’s apology was akin to trying to put squeezedout toothpaste back into the tube. It is humanly impossible to recall words.

Nonetheless, I always admired Mr. Limbaugh, and still do. Such personal opinions are God-given rights. In the opinion of many, honesty in this great nation of ours is in serious jeopardy. CALIFORNIA DREAMING.

California’s music, culture, cuisine, lifestyle, Hollywood movies, television shows, recording industry, trend-setting lifestyle, eccentric and controversial millionaires, all the way down to our coastal beaches, palm trees, sunshine, and stunning girls in string

bikinis – all compose a mosaic of America’s most quintessential dream factory.

Simply put, California remains – more than any other state -the matrix, the purveyor, the world’s greatest assembly-line for producing the most soughtafter dreams, not only in America, but for many people throughout the entire world who wish to visit this most populated U. S. state in all America. It is here, where the motion picture capitol on the planet sits, which entertains, and enthralls billions with film-making, providing a fantasy world of refuge in which all of us may escape from the drudgery and stress of life.

California’s lifestyle, customs, folkways, and unique living may not be for everyone, but if freedom and democracy has its way, and majority rules – without the shackles of tyranny and enslavement -- then California remains the favorite place to visit among world travelers who wish to exercise their right and dignity of freechoice.


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California. B. Five nude beaches in California. C. Seven nude beaches in California. D. Ten nude beaches in California. No doubt that California has a cutting lifestyle. Correct answer is “D.” There are at least 10 optional-clothing (or nude) beaches in the Golden State, from north to south.

San Diego County has three official nude beaches: Blacks Beach near Torrey Pines. Boneyard Beach at Encinitas is one of the most private nude beaches in California. San Onofre State Beach has a “clothing-optional” section or part of the San Onofre State Beach, which is accessible by taking Trail No. 6 and walking south at the bottom of the trail. To repeat, NOT the entire San Onofre State Beach is “clothing optional,” only a portion of it, as is the case with other state beaches that have “clothing optional” guidelines. San Onofre State Beach is described on one website thusly: “It’s a wonderful, sandy beach, and a great spot to unwind without the constraints of your swimsuit.”

San Diego County’s three recognized “nude” or “optionalclothing beaches” are among the most popular and are even listed as among the “Best Nudist Resort Beaches” or “Best Topless Beaches” in the entire United States. OF THE STATES LISTED BELOW WHICH HAS THE YOUNGEST AVERAGE AGE? A. New York. B. Florida. C. Oregon. D. California.

Correct answer is “D” for California. Average age in the state of New York is 38.7 years old. Average age in Florida is 42 years old. Oregon’s average age is 39.3 years old. The Golden Bear State of California has an average age of only 36.5 years of age. (Source: U. S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey.)

This Beach Boys tribute concert is slated for Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 1:00 p.m., at the Pala Events Center. For added information on FREE admission, contact the Pala Casino Spa & Resort at: (877) 946-7252. Or log onto the official Pala Casino Spa & Resort website at: https://www.palacasino.com to see exciting promotional photos of this, and other, electrifying concerts scheduled at Pala Casino Resort & Spa. If you’re “California Dreaming” about the legend and lore of The Beach Boys, their 1960s era, and wish you could enter a time-machine and re-live and experience those exciting sights and sounds “live” on stage, then this may be your once-in-a-lifetime chance to make that dream come true!

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As Pala Casino Resort & Spa puts it: “If your life had a soundtrack, this would be it!”

“Woodie and the Longboards – A Beach Boys Christmas,” is a perfect holiday experience, don’t miss it!

Make it a complete day of fun by dining at one of several restaurants and eateries and experience the exciting sights and sounds all around you before the concert! The Pala Casino Spa & Resort is a breathtaking wonderland, a sprawling paradise that you need to discover for yourself!

SPECIAL NOTICE TO ALL OUR READERS: Aside from logging onto Pala Casino’s Resort & Spa website (cited above), please be sure to always see the exciting events and promotions constantly going on at the Pala Casino Resort & Spa in every issue of The Paper. Don’t miss out on all the fun and chances to win BIG PRIZES OR ATTEND EXCITING FREE EVENTS!


The ever-popular and beautiful Pala Casino Spa & Resort, a “crown jewel” among established casino resorts, has scheduled an exciting tribute to The Beach Boys with the tribute band called “Woodie and the Longboards – A Beach Boys Christmas,” (a “60-Plus Club event).

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is a 3,512 sq. ft. outdoor amphitheater that can seat 265 people. Both the Conservatory and Amphitheater make a wonderful setting for indoor/outdoor entertainment, education programs, weddings, corporate retreats and special events of all kinds. The Garden’s annual holiday event for the community, Botanic Wonderland, will be held throughout December in the new Conservatory. Throughout the month, visitors of all ages can enjoy the treasure trove of unique plants that can only grow in this incredible new space against the backdrop of amazing holiday lights and horticultural displays.

“There is nothing more exciting in the botanical garden world than the opening of a brand new conservatory,” said Dr. Ari Novy, President and CEO of San Diego Botanic Garden. “The Dickinson Family Education Conservatory will allow San Diego Botanic Garden to conserve critically endangered plants while educating the community about the wonders of the plant kingdom. It is a resource for every age group in San Diego County.” The Conservatory was designed by Green House Works of Kansas City and Daneen Powell Atelier and domusstudio, both of San Diego. It consists of a one of a kind steel frame with glass panels made by Deforche, a Belgian company with expertise in quality construction of botanical conservatories. The Conservatory contains a state of the art climate-controlled, reverseosmosis fog system and boiler radiant heated floor, to help foster growth of the tropical plants it houses. It also contains specialized roll-up doors, roof vents, fans and ceiling shades all connected to an automated control system for optimal plant care. The Dickinson Family Education Conservatory is designed to serve as a community meeting space where people of all ages can connect with plants and nature, fulfilling the mission of the Garden. Named after the charitable organization that pledged the initial $1M challenge grant for its creation, The Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation, this new education and events space will enhance the mission of the Garden “To inspire people of all ages to connect with

plants and nature.” For rental pricing and more information on the Dickinson Conservatory, visit our website at: SDBGarden.org/conservatory.htm. The San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, 92024; SDBGarden.org.

If you Missed #Giving Tuesday, Consider Supporting Seniors and These Organizations - It’s your chance to show your love for seniors and donate to the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing to raise funds that help seniors right here in North County San Diego. Your donation will support the Foundation’s Senior Information Resource Center (IRC) and other programs that support seniors by providing compassionate guidance and resources to improve life for North County’s older adults. Donations of $100 (or more) before the end of 2019, or sign up for a recurring donation will become part of our giving circle and will receive our “Tree of Hope” pin. The donation page for the Foundation can be found at https://www.thefoundationforseniorwellbeing.org/donate. For more info about the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing, visit www.thefoundationforseniorwellbeing.org or call 760.891.8176; P.O. Box 1896, San Marcos, CA 92079. Think Globally; Act Locally; Donate today to help families in our communities who are in need this Holiday Season. Your donation to North County Lifeline will be used to ensure that all the families in our Adopt-a-Family program receive something special this holiday season. Thank you to everyone who has already adopted one of our nominated families! We would love to match the remaining 35 families with donors this week. North County Lifeline, 3142 Vista Way, Ste. 400, Oceanside, CA 92056.

Today is the day – the perfect time to give back and ensure a ‘second home’ for youth in our community. Our children live in difficult times. Many of them live in poverty, suffer food insecurity and have to navigate through gangs in their neighborhoods. It is tough out there but

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with your help, we can make it better! By making a donation today, you can help the youth have a great future and a second home. Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside, 4011 Country Club Lane, Oceanside, 92054.

Project Wildlife Gets Influx of Seabirds After Rain - San Diego Humane Society is preparing for another round of rain. With the recent rainstorms in San Diego, Project Wildlife has seen an influx in seabirds who have washed up from the ocean. The rain and wind causes weaker seabirds to become beached. The seabirds are too weak to get past the waves into the open ocean, and fluctuating ocean temperatures cause the fish they feed on to dive lower than normal, making it harder for the birds to eat. Project Wildlife staff has been caring for Western Grebes, Surf Scoters, Fulmars, Loons and a Blue-Footed Booby this week at the Chuck & Pilar Bahde Wildlife Center. The birds have been transferred to SeaWorld for further rehabilitation. Tips for the Public - If you see a seabird in distress, please contact a life guard, San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement at 619-299-7012 (press 1) or SeaWorld (1-800-541-SEAL). If the animal is in immediate danger in an area that is easily accessed, wrap the animal in a towel to cover the bird’s head and protect yourself from talons. Then place the bird in a box or pet carrier and transport to Project Wildlife (5433 Gaines St. San Diego, CA 92110). Do not try to feed sick or injured birds. You are Incredible; Thank You! – The San Diego Humane Society, in their letter to Friends of the Animals, thanks you for your generous support; Giving Tuesday was an incredible success for animals in need! You helped the Humane Society raise more than $100,000 to save the lives of homeless pets and wildlife in our com-

munity. Best of all, donations are being matched up to $200,000 by the Resource Partners Foundation, so you’ll make twice the impact. Your gift gives hope to thousands of vulnerable animals and shows them they are not alone this holiday season. Thank you for ensuring that we can provide the shelter, medical care and second chances that each one deserves. From the nearly 50,000 dogs, cats, guinea pigs, humming birds, rabbits, and more that we’ll help this year, thank you! Contact the Humane Society at 619.299.7012.

Sign Up to Receive the Escondido Insight Newsletter – Stay in the loop about the latest Escondido business news and events with a subscription to the Escondido Insight; the Newsletter put out monthly by the City of Escondido. For details, contact t.collins@escondido.com. “Teresa M. Collins, Communications Manager, Communications & Community Services, City of Escondido, direct line 760.839.4507; Mobile 760.658.1377; or visit the website at www.escondido.org

inclusion by the Ruderman Family Foundation. Finally, the new documentary Crip Camp will premiere at Sundance next year.

For more information about any of these items, and about the RespectAbility organization, contact Lauren Appelbaum, Vice President of Communications, RespectAbility, 11333 Woodglen Drive, #102, Rockville, MD 20852, or call 202.517.6272.

Pet Parade

Phoebe is pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 4 ½ year old, 7-1/2 pound, female, Domestic Short Hair Cat with a black/white coat.

Phoebe’s favorite activities include taking naps in a cozy bed or enjoying a meal. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if she could learn a few tricks…she is VERY food motivated Phoebe was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society from another shelter through the FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters) program.

The $100 adoption fee for Phoebe includes medical exams, vaccinations, spay, and registered microchip. For more information call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to SDpets.org.

And that is a shame.

Big ol' hunk of a man .. . kind . . . gentle . . . and talented. I called him Norwegian.



But we don't really know if he was Norwegian or not, because Troy was adopted. No matter.

We Norwegians would be proud to claim him as one of our own.

Troy Larson Cont. on Page 11

The Pastor Says...

for you and your loved ones: start a new tradition together this Christmas. Make that tradition something you can all participate in, no matter the age or mobility of each member.

Pastor Hal Seed New Song Communiy Church Oceanside

Missy is a 10-year-old cat looking for a new family. She would like nothing more than a cozy home where she can live out her golden years. Missy is a sweet and social cat who loves to be pet. She would be happiest as the only cat in the home. Missy has some medical conditions that will require extra care, but she will reward you with love and affection. Visit our Escondido Campus to meet Missy! Her adoption fee includes her spay, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, a certificate for a free veterinary exam and waived enrollment fee for medical insurance from PetFirst. Missy is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus at 3500 Burnet Drive. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (619) 299-7012.

Chances are you never knew Troy Larson.

Social Butterfly Shares Her Dear Santa Letter

A Focus on Disability Inclusion at Disney, the BBC and Sundance – RespectAbility was honored to participate in the Walt Disney Studios’ networking mixer recently. Born This Way star Sean McElwee testified about his business Seanese on Capitol Hill this week, advocating for more business opportunities for jobseekers with disabilities. Variety’s Tim Gray covers three Oscar-worthy disability-inclusive films: The Peanut Butter Falcon, Give Me Liberty and Motherless Brooklyn. If you missed it earlier this week, we are partnering on a Canadian campaign pushing for more accurate representation of people with disabilities in media. Forbes covered more of our work in Hollywood with the studios. The BBC made major new commitments to be more inclusive of people with disabilities in front of and behind the camera. Peter and Bobby Farrelly are being honored for disability

Troy Larson

Building Family Identity

The pace of our lives and the opportunities available today are so numerous that it’s easy to get pulled away from what really matters. December is one of the best times of year to reflect and refocus on the things that really matter. And it is the best time to build something we don’t think about very often, and that’s family identity. Having a sense of family identity means I know who I am and how I fit into this world. I’m part of the Smith family. Or the Jones clan. “We do XYZ together!” People who have a sense of family identity tend to have better self-images, look at life more hopefully, and be able to take more risks. With that in mind, I’d like to suggest a new family identity-builder

Traditions are what bond families together. We remember good times together, but we especially remember repeated good times we do together year after year after year.

One tradition of my family’s best traditions was attending church as a family on Christmas Eve. We stopped when my parents divorced, but the memory lives on.

Attending Christmas Eve services could be a very positive tradition for you and your family as well. Check out church websites for Christmas Eve service times, dress up (a little bit) and experience the wonder of the Christmas story together. You’ll find yourself slowing down, bonding together, and drawing closer to God. What could be better? New Song Community Church will be holding Christmas Eve services at 4 and 6 p.m. 3985 Mission Avenue. You and your family are sincerely invited to fill a row with us!

The Paper

• Page 11 •

December 12, 2019

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 Rebecca Jones City Hall Holiday Hours

San Marcos city facilities including City Hall, Community Services and the Public Works Department will close for the annual winter furlough from Wednesday, Dec. 25 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. Police and fire services will remain in place through the holidays, and our public works crew will monitor roads for flooding/safety issues. Residents are encouraged to stay connected by visiting the city’s website, www.sanmarcos.com, and follow San Marcos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the handle @sanmarcoscity. For emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

Escondido • Mayor Paul “Mac” Mcnamara Greetings Escondido,

Last week I concluded the three things that keep me up at night – Housing, Budget and Transportation. I will keep you posted as updates occur. But if you have a specific question, send me an email at pmcnamara@escondido.org Also check the city website for our committees that deal with these issues and join one if you want to get more engaged.

As some of you may know, there is an initiative to have all the North County cities send two of their electeds to work on homelessness from a regional perspective. I was elected the chair of that group and so I think it is worth discussing, because again there is no easy fix. I may repeat a few things but it’s worth it.

As I stated earlier we have a housing challenge. But we also have a housing challenge when you think about homelessness. Now when someone uses that word it conjures up an image but it is more complicated than that. More to follow… Semper Fi, Mac

Paul P. McNamara Mayor of Escondido pmcnamara@escondido.org

Troy Larson Cont. from Page 10

We, Evelyn and I, already thought of him as our third son.

You notice I'm referring to Troy in the past tense. Troy has died.

I got a call at about 5:45 this morning (Sunday, 12/8/19) from Edie, the love of his life, Edie.

"Lyle, this is Edie. I'm so sorry for calling you so early but . . . Troy died this morning. You were always so good to him. I knew you'd want to know."

"Oh, no!" I said . . . always the wordsmith; but that's about all I could think of to say . . . it was a shock.

"He got up this morning and just collapsed," said Edie. "We tried to bring him back with CPR but it didn't work. We called 911 and the paramedics were here in no time. They worked on him for over and

hour. No success. He's gone."

This is the second time Troy has died.

He died about a year ago and they brought him back . . . and then they did a heart valve transplant, giving him a "bovine valve," which had come from a cow but seemed to work just fine. The "they" we refer to is the VA. Veteran's Administration. I'm a big admirer of theirs. As was Troy. The VA took good care of both of us with our medical issues. Troy had been in the Honor Guard in Washington, D. C. during his stint in the military. They don't let just anybody in the Honor Guard. You have to be special.

Troy was special. And now, Troy will have an honor guard give him full military honors as he is laid to rest in a military cemetery in Washington state. That guy could do anything. He knew computers backward and for-

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

A Salute to our Senior Volunteers

Senior residents are an important part of Vista’s volunteer community, with hundreds of seniors donating their time to make a difference each year. Two departments, currently in need of senior volunteers are the Vista Fire Department and the Vista Sheriff’s Station. Vista Fire senior volunteers help with day-to-day administrative services; fire prevention education; conducting station tours, assisting with the Smoke Alarm program; and providing support such as hydration and food to firefighters at fires and other extended emergency incidents. To learn more about volunteering, contact Vista Fire at 760.643.2801. The Senior Sheriff’s program assists the Vista Sheriff’s Station with administrative work; as well as, writing parking citations; marking abandoned vehicles; and providing home checks for home-bound residents or for those away on vacation. For more information on the Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer program, please call 760. 940.4434. Vista’s hidden asset, our senior volunteers, are making a difference in our community every day!

Oceanside • Mayor Peter Weiss

LLAMA LLAMA RED PAJAMA AT THE OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY Llama Llama from the popular picture book series Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, will visit the Oceanside Public Library during the holiday season.

Kids of all ages, and their caregivers, are invited to a special family pajama storytime at the Civic Center Library, 330 North Coast Highway, on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., which will feature a visit from the popular book character Llama Llama, stories, songs, and craft activities.

The costume book character, Llama Llama, will also visit the Oceanside Public Library mobile libraries on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at John Landes Park, 2855 Cedar Road, and Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Libby Lake Community Center, 4700 North River Road. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to meet Llama Llama, listen to Llama Llama stories, enjoy holiday treats, and make a craft activity. ward. Whenever I had a technical issue the first person I'd call was Troy. He'd have it fixed in no time. For the past several years, over the phone. He could walk even a klutz like me through the procedures to make the computer work again.

He had moved from San Diego County to up near Tacoma, Washington, where he met the love of his life, Edie Metz. Together, they bought a large piece of land, cleared it, and built a new home, complete with stable for horses. Troy worked way too hard on this project and both Evelyn, I, and Edie, kept telling him to slow down. But he would work all day, into the evening hours. And he wound up in the hospital several times as a result. Before he left San Diego I saw Troy could do magnificent gardening, landscaping, carpentry, heavy labor, sensitive art work, he did it all. And he was a big, lovable bear of a man.

Troy and I have been together for the better part of the 20+ years I and Evelyn have owned The Paper. He did all of our cover art as well as building ads for advertising clients of ours. Often, I'd have an

idea and put together what I thought was fairly decent cover art . . . or a fairly decent ad. Then I'd send it to Troy. He'd work on it and send it back. It was always about 1000% better.

In those 20+ years and over 1000 cover art illustrations I think I sent, maybe, five or six covers back to Troy to do over. He almost always got it right; he and I were almost always on the same wavelength as to what we wanted portrayed on the cover to illustrate the cover story. Very, very seldom did we ever disagree. Twenty years is a long time. You get to know a guy. And to love him.

Evelyn and I are mourning the loss of Troy, right along with Edie, and all those who knew and loved him. He was a very special, very talented man.

He is missed and will always be missed. And remembered.

Rest in Peace, Troy. Ya done good!

The Paper • Page 12 • December 12, 2019

Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory

www. thecomputerfactory.net "San Diego's Best Computer Store 2017-18" Union Tribune readers poll

Hey business owner, there are two big days coming up.

Dec 31st That’s the last day of 2019 and, for most of us, the last day we can deduct business expense for 2019 taxes. January 14th That is the day Microsoft will euthanize the Windows 7 operating system. If you need to add, replace or upgrade any or all of your business or home PCs, we have three options for you.

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Chuckles Cont. from Page 6

vhat a fine looking woman she was.

Vhile dey were taking up the collection, Ole leaned forward and said, "Hey, Lena, how about you and me go to dinner in New Ulm next Friday?" "Yah, Ole, dot vould be nice," said Lena.

Well, Ole couldn't believe his luck. All week long he polished up his old Ford, and on Friday he picked Lena up and took her to the finest restaurant in New Ulm. When they sat down, Ole looked over at Lena and said, "Hey, Lena, vould you like a cocktail before dinner?" "Oh, no, Ole," said Lena. "Vat vould I tell my Sunday School Class?"

Vell, Ole was set back a bit, so he didn't say much until after dinner. Then he reached in his pocket and pulled out a pack of cigarettes. "Hey, Lena," said Ole, "vould you like a smoke?" "Oh, no, Ole," said Lena. "Vat vould I tell my Sunday School Class?"

or amount of RAM, DVD or Blue ray, Any ASUS Motherboard, case style, power supply wattage and other options. Priced from $500. 2. Enterprise refurb: Many school, corporate and government organizations have opted to replace their Win 7 PCs with new Win10 PCs, even though their Win7 PCs were not due for replacement under the usual three to five year budget cycles. We take these “trade-in” workstations, test and replace components as needed and upgrade to Win10 Pro. These late model, high quality workstations sell at a fraction of their original cost. Win10 Pro “enterprise refurbs” are very different than the cheaply built “retail” PCs with Win10 Home that clutter the shelves in the “big box” electronics stores. 3. UPGRADE: Often the most cost effective approach to meet the Win7 “end of life” challenge is with your existing Win7 PCs. If a PC is meeting its job requirements with Win7, it likely will do the same with a Win10 upgrade. With Microsoft’s new and improved Widows 10 (build 1909), we can upgrade workstations from Win7 to Win10 while maintaining the existing file structure, settings and installed programs 90% of the time. The price to upgrade from Win 7/8/8.1 to Win10 while saving files and settings is $165, $120 without file saving. The inhouse (our shop) upgrade cycle Vell, Ole vas feeling pretty low after that, so he yust got in his Ford and vas driving Lena home ven dey passed the Hot Springs Motel. He'd struck out twice already, so he figured he had nothing to lose. "Hey, Lena," said Ole, "how vould you like to stop at that motel with me?" "Yah, Ole, dot vould be nice," said Lena.

Vell, Ole couldn't believe his luck. He did a U-turn right then and there across the median and everything, and drove back to the motel and checked in vith Lena. The next morning Ole got up first. He looked at Lena lying there In the bed, her hair all spread out on her pillow. "Vat have I done? Vat have I done?" thought Ole.

He shook Lena and she woke up. "Lena, I've got to ask you von ting," said Ole. "Vat are you going to tell your Sunday School

Class?" "Lena said, "The same ting I alvays tell dem. You don't have to smoke and drink to have a good time!"

takes one and a half days.

We are extending our hours at least through Jan 14th in order to meet the demand for windows 10 upgrades. We will be open all day Saturdays (9-6) and will close only on Sundays, Christmas Day and New Years day.

A new shipment of “refurbs” came in on Tuesday Dec 11th so we have a great selection of desktops, all-in ones and notebooks from 14 to 17 inch. In addition we have some really good deals on 20 to 27 inch monitors. We also got a price reduction on 500GB and 1.0TB

Samsung EVO 860 SSDs (Solid State Drives) that we will be passing on to those upgrading to a solid state drive on their a desktop or notebook.

We have been building our finished goods inventory of new AMD Ryzen based desktop computers. These PCs range from a $495 basic workstation to a $1000 gamer/designer workstation that benchmarks faster than the fastest Intel i7. They all look exactly the same in our new “Blackbird” case. Check out their specs in our attached ad and remember; only The Computer Factory gives you a trade-in on your old PC.

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The name of the business, EF Dynamic

The name of the business, Ortiz R. Cleaning


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Escondido Blvd., #326, Escondido, CA. 92025.

Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is registered by:

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Rosalba Ortiz Dominguez

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inidividual. First day of business 11/25/19.

First day of business n/a.

/s/Elaine T. Fuller

/s/Rosalba Ortiz Dominguez

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Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County

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STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2019-9027729 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: North County Pool Center located at 777 W. Vista Way, Suite A, Vista, Ca. 92083.. The Fictitious Business Name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on August 15, 2018 and assigned File no. 2018-9020835 is abandoned by the following registrants: Richard D. and Marilyn Sue Bowe 2277 Dante Terrace Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a a Married Couple. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true any matter 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). /s/ Richard D. Bowe This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/18/2019. 11/21, 11/28, 12/05 & 12/12/2019 __________________

STATEMENT #2019-9024809 #2019-9028433 The name of the business, Big Liquor, The name of the business, Rancho Minerva, located at 617 N. Redondo Dr., Oceanside,

This business is registered by:

located at 2317 Old Foothill Drive, Vista, CA. 92084.

Big Liquor 1, 10426 Lake Breeze Dr., Spring

This business is registered by:

Valley, CA. 91977

Vista Historical Society and Museum


2317 Old Foothill Drive

809 Woodhaven Dr.

Vista, Ca. 92084

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corporation. First day of business n/a.

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12/05, 12/12, 12/19 & 12/26/2019

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9028252 The name of the business, Women of Promise Resource Center, located at 320 Civic Center Dr., Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: Patrina Cavon and Bryant Keith Reed 320 Civic Center Drive Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 8/29/2019. /s/Patrina Reed Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/22/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019




Eugene Plueger filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Cooper Eugene Plueger to Proposed name Cooper Douglas Carpenter. 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 7, 2020 8:30a.m., Department 23.

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 follow-

ing 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 11/15/2019. /s/Sim von Kalinowski, Judge of the Superior Court 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019




Shafqat filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows:

Present name:

Sofia Anne Shafqat

(alternate spelling Shafquat) to Proposed name Sofia Anne Smallstorm. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hear-

ing 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.


Date: January 14, 2020 8:30a.m., Department 23.

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 follow-

ing 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 Nov 22, 2019. /s/Sim von Kalinowski, Judge of the Superior Court 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019



Ca. 92057.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9028063 The name of the business, Pescador Transport, located at 3772 San Ramon Dr., #99, Oceanside, CA., 92057. This business is registered by: Yarabit Ochoa 3772 San Ramon Dr., #99 Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 11/21/2019. /s/Yarabit Ochoa Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/21/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9026248 The name of the business, Vine and Leaf, located at 533 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA. 92024. This business is registered by: Capri Colette, Inc. 533 2nd Street Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 10/29/19. /s/Tom Savi, CFO Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 10/29/2019 11/21, 11/28, 12/05 & 12/12/2019 ___________________

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9027660 The name of the business, KR Holdco Inc, located at 1189 Lauren Pl., San Marcos, Ca. 92078. This business is registered by: K&R Network Solutions, LLC 1189 Lauren Pl. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business 11/1/19. /s/Jeremy Kurth, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/15/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9027252 The name of the business, Lory Cleaning Service, located a 971 Borden Rd., Spc. 102, San Marcos, CA. 92069. This business is registered by: Lorena Gonzalez Vargas 971 Borden Rd., Spc. 102 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 11/12/19. /s/ Lorena Gonzalez Vargas Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/12/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019


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#2019-9028051 The name of the business, Creative



Tax Services, located at 817 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, CA. 92078. This business is registered by: CARE Law Group PC 817 W. San Marcos Blvd. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation First day of business n/a. /s/Alan L. Geraci, President Filed










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#2019-9027254 The name of the business, E and B Great Homes, 942 Rose Dr., Vista, CA. 92083. This business is registered by: Evelyn Najera 942 Rose Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First




11/12/19. /s/ Evelyn Najera Filed










Diego on 11/12/2019 11/28,


FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9027412 The name of the business, North County Fine Detailing, located at 610 Chesterfield Cir., San Marcos, Ca. 92069. This business is registered by: Brian Peter Quinn 610 Chesterfield Cir. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 1/05/18. /s/Brian Peter Quinn Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/13/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019




FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9028036 The name of the business, Rosano’s Chevron, located at 236 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, Ca. 92024. This business is registered by: R.Rosano, Inc. 236 N. El Camino Real Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business 9/16/14. /s/Robert Rosano, President Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/20/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019



#2019-9026126 The name of the business, FB Auto Detail, located at 239 W. Lincoln Ave., #9, Escondido, CA. 92026. This business is registered by: Federico Bernabe 239 W. Lincoln Ave., #9 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First




10/28/19. /s/ Federico Bernabe Filed







County of


Diego on 10/28/2019 11/21,






FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9026175 The name of the business, Cruz Landscaping & Maintenance, located at 286 Ahmu Terrace, Vista, Ca. 92084. This business is registered by: George Joshua Cruz 286 Ahmu Terrace Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business 10/29/19. /s/George Joshua Cruz Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 10/29/2019 11/28, 12/05, 12/12 & 12/19/2019

#2019-9027204 The name of the business, Garage





located at 2856 Dove Tail Drive,







The name of the business,

This business is registered

Design by Bellino, located



Milton Joseph Plumey

Marcos, Ca. 92069.

2856 Dove Tail Drive





This business is registered

San Macos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted


by an individual.

Daniel Vincent Bellino

First day of business n/a.

1161 Via Teresa

/s/ Milton Joseph Plumey

San Marcos, CA. 92069


This business is conducted



Ernest Jr.,



County of


Diego on 11/8/2019 11/28,




First day of business n/a. /s/Daniel Vincent Bellino Filed





by an individual.


Ernest Jr.,




County of


Diego on 11/20/2019

The name of the business, Havana Treats, located at






376 Vista Village Dr., Vista, Ca. 92083.. This business is registered by: Omar Jesus Gonzalez 29627 Pamoosa Lane Valley Center, Ca. 92082. This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business n/a. /s/ Omar Jesus Gonzalez Filed



Ernest Jr.,



County of


Diego on 11/12/2019 11/28,




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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2019-9028358 The name of the business, Celestial Sea Thoroughbreds, located at 38987 Hwy 79, Warner Springs, CA. 92086 This business is registered by: Richard Eugene and Gail Tami CornwellCornwell 7422 Seastar, #4, Huntington Beach, CA. 92648 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business 11/25/19. /s/Richard Eugene Cornwell Filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego on 11/25/2019 12/05, 12/12, 12/19 & 12/26/2019

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NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: ESTATE OF ELLEN AURORA SMITH, and the testate and intestate successors of Ellen Aurora Smith, deceased, (Amended Additional Parties Attachment Form is attached.) YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF, EDMUND J. BENSON, an individual. NOTICE: You have been sued. The court may find against you without you being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below:

You have 30 calendar days after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you.There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts On-Line Self Help Legal C e n t e r (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose this case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning by the court.

There are other legal requirements. you may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney you may be eligible for free legal services from a non-profit legal services program. You can locate these non-proft groups at California Legal Services website (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts On-Line Self Help Center (www.courtinfo.CA.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration aware of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. The name and address of the court is: San Diego Superior, North County Branch, 325 S. Melrose Ave. Vista, Ca. 92081

The name, address and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney is: James E. Lund 249 E. Fourth Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92025 (760) 747.7800 DATE: October 2, 2019 Clerk, by Deputy.

Attachment “A”

“Testate or intestate successors of Persons Unknown or believed to be deceased and All Persons Unknown, claiming any legal or equitable right, title estate, lien, or interest in the property described in the complaint adverse to plaintiff’s title, or any cloud on plaintiff’s title thereo, Unknown Defendants and Does 1 through 20.” ADDITIONAL PARTIES ATTACHMENT FORM: Additional Parties for Defendant:

ESTATE OF ELLEN AURORA SMITH, and the testate and intestate successors of Ellen Aurora Smith, deceased, ESTATE OF GUSTAV FREDERICK BENSON, and the testate and intestate successors of Gustav Frederick Benson, deceased, ESTATE OF ALMA MARGARET LORENZ and the testate and intestate succes-

sors of Alma Margaret Lorenz, deceased, ESTATE OF ROBERT WALTON BENSON and the testate and intestate successors of Rober Walton Benson, deceased, RICHARD LEE BENSON and the testate and intestate successors of Richard Lee Benson, deceased, WILLIAM H. SMITH, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, SANDRA L. GREEN, an individal who is a testate or intestate successor, GREGORY L. SMITH, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, STEVEN R. SMITH, an individual who is a testate or intestate succesor, CARLA McKESSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, MATTHEW DIAZ, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, RACHEL DUPONT, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, DOROTHY B. BENTON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, JOHN L. LORENZ, JR., an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, MARGARET BENSON BARRITT, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, BARBARA L. FELIX, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, ROBERT W. BENSON, JR, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, KAREN L. TWISSELMAN, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, DONNA B. JOHNSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, CHRISTINE L. JOHNSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, MEREDITH L. BENSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, RICHARD R. BENSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, GUSTAV A. BENSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, SUSAN E. BENSON, an individual who is a testate or intestate successor, and all persons claiming by, through, or under such decedents, and all persons unknown, claiming any legal or equitable right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the property described in the complaint adverse to Plaintiff’s title, or any cloud on Plaintiff’s title thereto, Unknown Defendants (hereinafter referred to as DOES) and DOES 1 through 20. DOP: 11/14, 11/21, 11/28 & 12/05/2019


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of San Marcos, hereinafter referred to as Agency or City, invites proposals for the above stated Project and will be available on line via PlanetBids. Proposals are due up to the hour of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING A non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Woodland Pool, 671 Woodland Parkway, San Marcos, CA 92069. WORK DESCRIPTION The work consists of providing vending machine equipment and related services as further described in RFP Exhibit A. LOCATION OF WORK Citywide. TERM Three (3) years, with two (2) one year options to extend. AVAILABILITY OF DOCUMENTS The City uses PlanetBids to post and receive bids/proposals. Only vendors that are registered will be eligible to submit a bid/proposal for formal solicitations with the City. PlanetBids is accessible via the City’s website and direct link provided below and provides all documents at no cost to bidders/proposers. http://www.san-marcos.net OR https://www.planetbids.com/po rtal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=39 481 GENERAL The company to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such company, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex. DP: 12/12 & 12/19/2019

Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907

'In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American ... There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag ... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English ... And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.' Theodore Roosevelt 1907


The Planning Division Manager of the City of San Marcos has considered the proposed project and does intends to APPROVE the Wireless Telecommunication Facility Administrative Permit (WTFA19-0001) on December 23, 2019. Project No.: WTFA19-0001 Applicant(s): CCTM1 LLC Crown Castle Request: A Wireless Telecommunication Facility Administrative (WTFA) Permit to allow the modification of an existing wireless telecommunication facility from an eighteen (18) inch diameter “flag pole” design into a thirty-two (32) inch diameter “uniform pole concealment canister” type design (no height change) and install a new corrugated metal gate on the existing equipment enclosure to match existing trash enclosures in the vicinity of the project site, in the Light Industrial (L-I) Zone in the Questhaven/La Costa Meadows Neighborhood. Environmental Determination: In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City of San Marcos did find the project Categorically Exempt (EX19037) pursuant to Section 15301 Class 1 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), in that this is an existing facility with no minor alterations. Location of the Property: 1645 S Rancho Santa Fe Road, more particularly described as: Parcel A of Parcel Map No. 12104, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County on May 12, 1982, as file no. 82141500 in book of parcel maps. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 223-030-62-00. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Sean del Solar, Associate Planner by calling 760-7441050 extension 3223 or sdelsolar@san-marcos.net. NOTICE: Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Manager to the Planning Commission provided the appeal fee is paid ($20 for residents; $1,155 for non-residents) and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision (due no later than 5:30 PM on January 2, 2020). The written appeal should specify the reasons for the appeal and the grounds upon which the appeal is based. The City’s Planning Commission will then consider the filed appeal/s at a later public hearing. The Planning Division can be contacted at 760-744-1050, extension 3233 or ghenderson@sanmarcos.net. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 12/12/19

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