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Volume 44 - No. 49

December 18, 2014

by Howard D. “Deacon” Hively

Howard D. “Deacon” Hively, from Norman, OK, was one of the genuine “characters” of the 71 Eagle Squadron and later the 4th Fighter Group. With exception of a two and one half month leave, Hively flew with the Group until 1945. The following is from “The Hively Accounts” in “Escort to Berlin: The 4th Fighter Group in World War II” by Garry L. Fry and Jeffrey L. Ethell •••••

In the summer of 1943 the 4th Fighter Group was often assigned advanced base missions. We had been recently equipped [the previous March] with America’s answer to the Hot War, P-47s, or as the British called them Thunderbolts.

Fighter pilots were then and always will be a breed of their own, and in their own language this over-sized shortrange, cumbersome fighter plane was most often referred to as the “jug.” No doubt the most dominant question in the minds of all those who flew them was, “Do you think the airplane is here to stay or will the P-47 take its place?”

Anyway, on the occasion of 15 June 1943 we had been ordered to an advanced base, Tangmere, on the south coast of England to cover an air strike against the submarine pens at St. Nazaire. The only question in our minds [concerning the order] was that part stating, “Class A uniforms will be worn!” There was no question about the advanced base – we had to shorten the range in order to reach St. Nazaire – but can you imagine wearing that dress uniform in the closed confines of a fighter cockpit? Just picture yourself all dressed up in a tuxedo sitting in an outdoor john with tight straps across your lap and shoulders, then hang on your person 80 pounds of equipment, including Mae West, back pack chute, oxygen tube, mask, bail-out bottle, dinghy, escape kit, a large knife, Colt .45 and God knows what sundries that each fighter pilot personally believed necessary to complete his misThe Paper - 760.747.7119


left: Howard D. “Deacon” Hively, (in a P-51 he flew later). above: A typical pilot after a bail out. sion. Needless to say a fighter pilot’s liver is no bed of roses at any time, but the narrow, greasy confines of a fighter cockpit do not lend themselves to Class A uniforms. Where do you put your hat, let alone your bottle of rum?

When we arrived at Tangmere in our dress pinks, sponged of grease with 100 octane gas, our British allies were completely impressed. Their oft amazed question of, “Do you always wear those uniforms on a mission?” were answered with, “What else?” Sooo, before first light we had completed our briefing, climbed into our

“jugs” and set off to do battle with the wily Hun.

The facts of that particular day have never been quite clear, or perhaps they have only been forgotten in the aftermath of a long war and what followed on that day. We did go round and round – I do believe the submarine pens were clobbered by the bombers, though I never established this. But the leader’s long awaited order of “Let’s get the hell out of here” rang across the air, all 48 intrepid fighter pilots turned as one and headed home. After all that’s where rum came


It didn’t take long, however, to ascertain that something was just not quite right. First thing I noticed were two small streams of blue smoke jutting forward over my shoulders and somewhat of an increased cockpit temperature. Everything else was all right though … all my buddies were close by, the sky was beautiful, clear and blue. We hadn’t really had a tough “Do”; the opposition had been less than meager, and after all, we were headed home. Then, all of a sudden, the fit hit

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the Shan! When my boots got too hot to be comfortable, I spied all at once a fire beyond the firewall on the cockpit floor. Gauges went haywire, temperatures out of the green into the red, and the rudder pedals became so hot my feet were burning up. All fighter pilots are quick of mind, along with righteous, able and loveable, so with all my inherent perspicacity, it only took five or ten minutes to come to the complete realization that this cockpit was no longer tenable.

Someone pulled alongside. I think it was Pierce Winningham McKennon, God rest his soul. He said, “I think you’d better get out of there, Deac.” “I’m thinking about it Mac, but it looks awful wet down there; maybe I can hold on a little while longer.” “We’ll follow you down, don’t worry,” said Mac.

“O.K.” said I, “but I’m gonna wait for awhile, if I can. That’s one helluva step!” At that time, we were at about 27,000 feet. I know I had not yet even considered the possibility I would have to leave the

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

The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week, sparking Canadian's calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration. Republicans winning the Senate is prompting an exodus among left-leaning citizens who fear they'll soon be required to hunt, pray, and live according to the Constitution. Canadian border farmers say it's not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, global warming activists, and "green" energy proponents crossing their fields at night. "I went out to milk the cows the other day, and there was a Hollywood producer huddled

securities of that small cockpit for isn’t it true that God takes care of fools, drunks and fighter pilots? Nevertheless, it wasn’t long before that possibility became more than apparent to this God-fearing fighter pilot … all of a sudden the propeller stopped, frozen in a four-bladed apparition. The fire grew hotter and hotter, ‘til I had to tuck my feet up under the seat. My boots were burning and it became damned uncomfortable in there.

Decisions, decisions, decisions! How to get out? Should I merely climb out, step off the wing and hope or should I just roll it over and fall out or should I “pop out?” All of these methods had been discussed over and over amongst us fighter drivers. Next to women, hanger flying was the most valued of all conversational subjects. To “pop out” meant to wind all nose trim forward ‘til one had to exert a great deal of back pressure on the stick in order to keep the plane level. Then, much like pulling a tooth, count three, shove the stick forward and virtually “pop out.” Actually, all one had to do is push the plane away, but appearance was as if the pilot popped out. I decided I’d take the easiest of the three methods and just roll the ’47 over and fall out. Meanwhile, back in the cock-

in the barn," said Southern Manitoba farmer Red Greenfield, whose acreage borders North Dakota . “The producer was cold, exhausted and hungry. He asked me if I could spare a latte and some freerange chicken. When I said I didn't have any, he left before I even got a chance to show him my screenplay, eh?" In an effort to stop the illegal aliens, Greenfield erected higher fences, but the liberals scaled them. He then installed loudspeakers that blared Rush Limbaugh across the fields, but they just keep coming.

Officials are particularly concerned about smugglers who meet liberals near the Canadian border, pack them into electric cars and drive them across the border where they are simply left to fend for themselves after the battery dies. "A lot of them are not prepared for our rugged conditions," an Ontario border patrolman said. "I found one carload without a single bottle of Perrier drinking water. They did have a nice little Napa Valley cabernet, though, and some kale chips." When liberals are caught, they're sent back across the border, wailing loudly that they fear retribution from conservatives. Rumors are that plans are to build re-education camps where liberals will be forced to drink domestic beer

pit, I had switched the radio to our emergency channel [D for dinghy]. I had all the Mayday going I could muster in my best devil-may-care manner, “Mayday, Mayday, Mayday, Heyday, Payday,” which it was. Control kept calling for a fix and a long count. I started off in the proper manner, like “1…2…3…4…5…6…7…8…9 …10,” but it was getting shorter and shorter as my house got hotter and hotter. Finally, at about 7,000 feet, I figured the time had finally come so I unhooked all the straps, laid my hat down on the floor and started to roll it over. “Damn it!” I just couldn’t do it. Every time I’d get halfway over I’d let loose the controls and grab the sides to hold on. It wasn’t easy to let myself go, in any way, let alone to just give up and fall upside down out of an airplane. Besides, I came to the conclusion right then and there, “It ain’t fittin’ or proper for a fighter pilot to leave in such a manner.” Something had to be done! About that time control called once again for a long count. I hurriedly rolled all the trim forward, gave the count, “12345678,” said goodbye, popped the stick forward and left. Never before or since have I had such a feeling. I certainly didn’t pop out, but seemed to float up and over my airplane and just hang there. I could

and study the Constitution.

Recently, liberals have turned to ingenious ways of crossing the border. Some have been disguised as senior citizens taking a bus trip to buy cheap Canadian prescription drugs. After catching a half- dozen young vegans in blue-hair wig disguises, Canadian immigration authorities began stopping buses and quizzing the supposed senior citizens about Perry Como and Rosemary Clooney to prove that they were alive in the '50s. "If they can't identify the accordion player on The Lawrence Welk Show, we become suspicious about their age," an official said.

Canadian citizens have complained that the illegal immigrants are creating an organicbroccoli shortage, buying up all the Barbara Streisand c.d.'s, and renting all the Michael Moore movies. "I really feel sorry for American liberals, but the Canadian economy just can't support them," an Ottawa resident said. "How many arthistory majors does one country need?" GIFT WRAPPING TIPS FOR MEN

This is the time of year when we think back to the very first Christmas when the Three Wise Men: Gaspar, Balthazar and Herb went to see the baby

look down and see all the straps hanging straight up … there was my hat [helmet] hanging straight up from its cord. I could see the fire and count seven bullet holes in the left wing. I remember being quite concerned about those for I hadn’t even known any Hun had gotten close. ‘Course, as the old adage goes, “It’s always the one you don’t see that gets you!” I just seemed to hang there, then--W H I S H—I was free, falling! The feeling was one of freedom, total unattachment, softly suspended, free of machines and ties of any sort. It was wonderful. I’ve always meant to jump on purpose someday—never have. ‘Bout the only feeling I’ve had that came close was with a nurse I once knew—she made me float for a night or two! “Wake up Deac!” I found myself yelling. “Wake up Deac!” Frantically I reached for the Dring and couldn’t find it. It was supposed to be just over my heart but it wasn’t. It was clear around in the middle of back. I could hardly reach it. Wouldn’t you know I had borrowed the chute while mine was being repacked. I got two fingers around it and jerked as hard as I could. It came loose but slipped through my fingers and went sailing off into space.

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Jesus; and according to the Book of Matthew, "presented unto Him gifts; gold, frankincense, and myrrh."

These are simple words, but if we analyze them carefully, we discover an important, yet often overlooked, theological fact. There is no mention of wrapping paper. If there had been wrapping paper, Matthew would have said so: "And lo, the gifts were inside 600 square cubits of paper. And the paper was festooned with pictures of Frosty the Snowman. And Joseph was going to throweth it away, but Mary saideth unto him, she saideth, 'Holdeth it! That is nice paper! Saveth it for next year!' And Joseph did rolleth his eyeballs. And the baby Jesus was more interested in the paper than the frankincense." But these words do not appear in the Bible, which means that the very first Christmas gifts were NOT wrapped. This is because the people giving those gifts had two important characteristics: 1. They were wise. 2. They were men.

Men are not big gift wrappers. Men do not understand the point of putting paper on a gift just so somebody else can tear

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“Damn!” And then I watched the chute coming out. Surprisingly, it came out sideways, not up; and what’s more it looked old and dirty. I kept thinking, “I hope it opens.” I don’t know what I would have done if it hadn’t, but as it kept coming out, I kept thinking, “I hope it opens.” It did…Whoomp! I looked up and it was beautiful. I look down and there right before me and just out of my reach was my Dring. “Damn!” I thought again, “there goes a pound.” In those days that was $4.04. Looking down again. I found my airplane some distance away, heading straight down. I watched fascinated, then Boom! It exploded, sending the tail section sailing end over end, off to the left, as the nose went straight down and kersplashed into the water! There was a helluva rush of hot air that almost seemed to stop me in mid-air. I came down again with a small Whoomp, looking up at my chute and found that it had collapsed on one side. Then I started to swing. I’d go sailing way up, almost horizontal, and then the other side of the chute would collapse before I’d start down in the other direction. Way up, then the other side would collapse, and down I’d go again. What a ride! It was, to say the least, a bit breezy. I tried to pull on the risers but that only made it worse. I must have been pulling on the wrong side— anyway, I quit that. I looked down again and my dinghy was hanging on a strap attached to my Mae West about six or eight feet below. With the water getting close, I knew I was going to have to swim. “One last cigarette” popped into my mind. Though the chute straps were tight I could hardly get at the case, I somehow got one out and got it lit. I knew it would be the last for a while.

Since I didn’t want to be weighed down with anything unnecessary if I was going into those cold waters, I started to unload. I pulled out my knife and threw it away—hated to see it go—dumped my cigarette lighter and case, reached in and pulled out my .38 revolver. It was a beauty— pearl handles and everything. My father had given it to me to take to the wars and I’d carried it for years. I started to throw it away and then I thought, “Hell, I’ve never fired it.” So I let loose with all six shots and gave her the old heave-ho. “Damn!” I hated to see that go too.

I turned the release dial on the chute harness, ready to drop out just above the water. I was close, but it was real hard to tell exactly ‘cause I was still

swinging in a pretty good arc. Then—swish—across the top of one wave, through the next and S P L A S H into the next.

Man! I hit the release dial so hard it almost knocked me out. I hadn’t realized how hard the wind was blowing. The waves were enormous and I hit in almost a horizontal position with the chute directly behind me. As I felt the harness leave, I reached over my shoulder to grab it, but that thing was traveling straight across the water like a speedboat. There wasn’t a chance and that was the last I ever saw of it.

Down I went. I don’t know how deep the Channel is at that point, but I’ve sworn over and over again I couldn’t have been far from the bottom. Paddle— paddle—paddle. I paddled and kicked ‘till I reached the top, took a big breath, and down I went again. That uninflated dinghy was worse than a 180 pound anchor. I couldn’t get my Mae West inflated as the pull string was stuck behind the CO2 bottles. They had gotten wet and swelled up. I was frantic! The third time I surfaced I said to myself, “Deac, you got to do something!” As I went down for the fourth time, I deliberately opened my eyes, took a careful look at the CO2 bottles, held my breath ‘till I thought I would bust and managed to free one. When I came up that time, I found that I could stay up. What a relief! I took my time and got the other one undone … then it was great.

I don’t know how long I laid there just floating and breathing, but I could think of how high the waves were. They sure look different when you’re in them than they do when you’re above them. Anyway, I finally hauled the dinghy up and started to open it. I got the canvas cover off real easy [all I had to do was unsnap it], but then came the fun. All of us had sat on those damn things for years. Never had I ever looked one over before. The only thing that any of us had ever done was cuss and complain about the position of the C02 bottle in them, for that was always placed in the most uncomfortable spot anyone could pick, especially after sitting on it for hours at a time in a cramped cockpit. Nevertheless, I found I knew exactly where it was and I knew how to open it … just twist the knob. But twist as hard as I could, I couldn’t get it open. Then I had the bright idea—“If all else fails, read the instructions.” Sure enough, it said, “Remove safety pin, twist cap,” I did! The dinghy went W-h-o-o-f and almost exploded. It filled up—but my hand had froze to the bottle! Damn it was cold … not only my hand, but all of me. They say the

Channel is colder in June than in December due to the water cooling more slowly and consequently heating more slowly than the land. This I will assure you, it’s damned cold in June! I thought to myself, “Don’t pull your hand off the bottle.” I remembered touching my tongue to my sled runner when I was a kid and the disastrous results. I just lay there ‘till the bottle came loose on its own accord. “Now get in that dinghy.” Boy, that was a problem, especially in rough water. I have no idea how many times I tried. If that thing hadn’t been attached to me, I would have lost it many times over. Finally, I think I just reached out and pulled it under me—I think—but once in, I felt the battle was over. It was dryer than the Channel, not much, but it was dryer and what’s more, it was a real treasure trove.

The first thing I found was a little package of six red flares. All my buddies were buzzing around, every once in a while coming straight over the dinghy at less than zero feet. I was positive they saw me, but I knew that I should let them know I was all right, so out came a flare. It was about as big around as my thumb and say, eight inches long. There were directions all over the case. They read, “Two red flares—unscrew cap—lift tab— hold at arm’s length.” I did and nothing! I couldn’t read the rest at arm’s length so I brought it back and it said, “Pull tab sharply toward you.” I did and quickly stuck my hand out to its fullest extension. The thing went bzzzzzzzzzzzz and all of a sudden BOOM!

I watched it go sailing up. A big, bright, red ball of fire made a high, beautiful arc. But, damn it, all I got was one red ball when there should have been two. My hands were wet and the recoil shot it right out of my hand into the water. “I’ll fix that,” I thought to myself. “This time I’ll get two.” I held my hand at arm’s length all right, but rested it firmly on my knee, unscrewed the cap, lifted the tab and pulled it sharply toward me. Again it went bzzzzzzzzzzzz and, BOOM! The recoil was tremendous … it damn near busted my knee. Honest, I limped for weeks afterward, and that undoubtedly was the worst injury I received in the whole mission. Then it became a game. I had four left so I tried to hit the guys as they came thundering over me. I never did, but I came real close. I missed Jim Clark by a foot or less. Afterwards, when we talked about it, none of the guys ever saw a flare. Fact is, they didn’t even see me in the dinghy, but

I didn’t know that then and was as happy as a bug in a rug, thinking all the while that everybody saw me and that a boat would soon be there. Little did I know.

The flares were fun, but pretty soon they were all gone and so were all the guys. They just disappeared, as if by magic, and there I was all alone. It was a lonesome old feeling. The dinghy seemed to get smaller and smaller, the waves bigger and bigger as I got colder and colder. I paddled and paddled. That kept me a little warmer, so I paddled and paddled some more. Then I got brave—when I reached the top of a wave I would stand up to see how far I had gotten. In the distance I could see the coast of England but right behind me, and even closer, was France. I just wasn’t making any headway. Every once in awhile, as I would stand up on top of a wave, I would fall in. That little dinghy acted more like a cork than a boat. Each dunking brought a lot of water with it, both into the boat and into me. Eventually I found that it was warmer with the water in the dinghy than it was to bail it out, so I stopped bailing. My body temperature heated up the water. I got sort of adept at standing on that thing without falling in. I could ride it like a surfboard but I was tired, bored and I was getting sleepy. I knew this was a bad sign. I had to stay awake or freeze. I looked through the dinghy for something to keep me awake and that’s when it became a treasure trove. First, I found a sea anchor. How it was supposed to work was beyond me. At the time that little funnel didn’t look as though it would anchor anything, but I threw it out anyway.

I found a sail with directions all over it. Finally I got it all rigged up with the aid of the detailed directions and had a ball sailing for over an hour. It was bright red and gave quite a feeling of security with all its color. Then I found a fishing line and hooks—no bait. A nice little waterproof package contained malted milk tablets, a chocolate bar, dry matches [no cigarettes], halazone tablets, two compasses, a sawblade, first-aid kit … and, what’s more, 2,000 francs in French money. More rummaging produced plugs [two sizes] a band pump, a bailer and scads and scads of things I can’t recall. It was a genuine treasure trove but I began to feel sad that I had used up all my flares because I was wondering when someone was going to come and get me.

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The Paper • Page 4 • December 18, 2014 Escondido Police Seek Witnesses to Shooting

On December 14th at about 9:50PM, Escondido Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1900 block of East Grand Avenue. Officers arrived on scene within minutes but the suspect and victim had left the scene. Shortly after, Escondido Police Dispatch was notified that a shooting victim had been transported to Palomar Medical Center by family members. The adult male victim was shot twice but both wounds are considered non-life threatening. The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

During the subsequent investigation it was determined that the victim and the suspect had previous contacts with each other and the victim was shot after becoming involved in a physical altercation. The shooter was accompanied by two other males, who physically assaulted the victim after he was shot. The suspects fled the scene prior to officers arriving on scene. Police located a vehicle that was potentially driven by the suspects at a mobile home park in the 1500 block of West Valley Pkwy. The Escondido Police SWAT team and detectives searched the residence associated with the vehicle for the suspects but they were not located. Escondido Police Detectives are looking for witnesses that may information about this

Man About Town

As advertised, Evelyn and I went to the Merle Haggard Concert last Wednesday evening.

I was delighted to learn that it was the first sold out performance of this season for the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. That seems to bear out advice that I have been offering for the past 10-15 years . . . "book artists the public wants to see and hear and they'll pay to see them and fill the concert hall." For too long we had elitist type entertainment . . . good entertainment, excellent artists, but with limited demand. So, a concert hall that seats 1500 would draw a crowd of, maybe, 500. Hard to make money with

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case. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Patrick Hall at 760839-4722. The shooter is described as a Hispanic male in his late teens or early twenties. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling the Escondido Police tipline at 760-743-8477 (TIPS) or by visiting the police website at Anti-Gang Grants Awarded to Escondido and Vista

Thanks to a $1.5 million grant to both Escondido and Vista you can expect even more in the way of anti-gang programs in the coming three years. The California Gang Reduction Intervention and Prevention agency awarded the grant. Funding starts in January.

This marks a substantial increase, double, in the amount received by this agency. In prior years grants would run from $250,000 to $500,000 - plus the cities have a longer period of time in which to apply the funds. In prior years the grants were only awarded for two years. Lt. Neal Griffin of the Escondido Police Department confirmed that the funds would be used to establish a well structured and orchestrated enforcement strategy.

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those type of numbers. We've needed to get away from so much focus on the 'elite musical artists' and get back to the "popular artists."

maybe wish to use in "The Paper" as an add-on to today's article. A picture of the fellow is also attached.

Whatever - keep on with the great job you do in producing "The Paper!" /s/Gene C. Armistead Escondido, CA.

Letters to the Editor “Don’t Shoot!”

Dear Mr. Davis: , "The Paper" is probably (no definitely) the most entertaining newspaper that I have ever read. I pick it up at Charlie's Restaurant every Thursday night and read it through thoroughly the rest of the evening.

Kit Bonner's article "Don't Shoot! We're Republicans!" in today's issue was of itself very interesting and entertaining but brought to my mind Civil War Commodore William D. Porter after whom it was named. This guy was truly despicable so it is no wonder a ship named after him had much misfortune. I have attached hereto a brief bit about Commodore Porter which perhaps you'll enjoy and

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Kudos to new CEO Jerry Van Leeuwen for having the vision to work with top professionals in the booking of concerts and other presentations. Not only did Haggard sell out but several other presentations in the near future are almost sold out. I expect exciting things to happen at the Center for the Arts with Jerry at the helm. While I was pleased with the fact that the Center for the Arts, California, has sold out the concert, I was somewhat disappointed in the performance(s).

The opening act, Jamestown Revival, was . . . . loud. Probably very talented ... but we could not hear the lyrics of their songs because their instruments were playing way louder than their voices. We could tell they had good voices and harmonized well . . . but if you can't hear or understand the lyrics . . . then an important part of the presentation gets lost. Surely, we thought, when Merle Haggard and The Strangers come on, that will be fixed.


Music was too loud. Even Haggard songs with lyrics with which I was familiar I had a hard time hearing because the band was just too damned loud. And that's the difference between performing in a recording studio and a concert hall. In a recording studio the recording engineer balances the sound so the instrumentals do NOT drown out the artist's lyrics. In a concert hall . . . there is little sound balance. No question but what The Strangers are a fantastic band. They've been with Haggard since 1964. That's 50 years.

The musical artistry and talent are there, the melodies are there . . . but they'd still be there if the band played at about half the volume.

What I love about Merle Haggard is his songwriting . . . his lyrics . . . how he weaves a story of love lost, of loneliness, of regret . . . and then his fantastic song styling with that inimitable voice of his. He has a certain "cry" in his voice and now and then will slide way down into the deeper registers . . . that captivates the ear and soul.

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it off. This is not just my opinion; this is a scientific fact based on a statistical survey of two guys I know. One is Rob, who said the only time he ever wraps a gift is "if it's such a poor gift that I don't want to be there when the person opens it." The other is Gene, who told me he does wrap gifts, but as a matter of principle never takes more than 15 seconds per gift. "No one ever had to wonder which presents daddy wrapped at Christmas," Gene said. "They were the ones that looked like enormous spitballs." I also wrap gifts, but because of some defect in my motor skills, I can never completely wrap them. I can take a gift the size of a deck of cards and put it the exact center of a piece of wrapping paper the size of a regulation volleyball court, but when I am done folding and taping, you can still see a sector of the gift peeking out. (Sometimes I camouflage this sector with a marking pen.) If I had been an ancient Egyptian in the field of mummies, the lower half of the Pharaoh's body would be covered only by Scotch tape. On the other hand, if you give my wife a 12-inch square of wrapping paper, she can wrap

a C-130 cargo plane. My wife, like many women, actually likes wrapping things. If she gives you a gift that requires batteries, she wraps the batteries separately, which to me is very close to being a symptom of mental illness. If it were possible, my wife would wrap each individual volt. My point is that gift-wrapping is one of those skills like having babies that come more naturally to women than to men. That is why today I am presenting: GIFT-WRAPPING TIPS FOR MEN:

* Whenever possible, buy gifts that are already wrapped. If, when the recipient opens the gift, neither one of you recognizes it, you can claim that it's myrrh.

* The editors of Woman's Day magazine recently ran an item on how to make your own wrapping paper by printing a design on it with an apple sliced in half horizontally and dipped in a mixture of food coloring and liquid starch. They must be smoking crack. * If you're giving a hard-towrap gift, skip the wrapping paper! Just put it inside a bag and stick one of those little adhesive bows on it. This creates a festive visual effect that

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I heard an airplane! Could it be the Nazis coming to strafe? They did that, you know! Was it one of ours? And there it was, coming right towards me … a Walrus! Not one of the animals, but a Walrus airplane, a British seaplane. Round and round it went just above me. I thought, “I know it’s rough, but couldn’t they even attempt a landing?” Really at heart I knew they couldn’t but all of a sudden it leveled off and came right at me. There was a bomb hanging under each wing—one of them let loose and came sailing right at me! I hit the drink! When I came up, there it was six feet away and smoking like a fiend. Down I went again! The next time I came up for air, I realized it was a marker, a smoke bomb. And smoke it did, a thick, voluminous, greenish-yellow cloud. I crawled back in the dinghy and watched the Walrus disappear behind the waves. It was gone. “Must be a boat around here some place,” but I couldn’t find one. I stood up again on the dinghy and looked around—but no boat. Damn, it was cold. I knew I couldn’t last much longer. All I wanted to do was lie down and sleep. I paddled some more, but that didn’t last long either. I was too tired.

I stood up again—a BOAT!? Yes, by God, a boat! But it was going in the wrong direction! I yelled! I yelled at the top of my lungs. I yelled louder than anybody had ever yelled before. I stood up and waved the little flag I had found in the dinghy as hard as I could. I waved that little flag so hard that it went sailing off its little stick like a newly launched bolo. I waved frantically, forgot where I was, jumped up and down, and fell in once again. I was back in that dinghy and up again before you could say Eisenhower…and behold! It was coming to me. They are not close enough. They ought to get closer.” They stood off what looked to be a mile, but maybe it was only 50 yards or so, still in the water. There were a whole bunch of guys standing up on the deck looking at me. One of them had a rope in his hands and started swinging it like a cowboy. “What are they going to do, lasso me?” The guy let loose and that rope—it came sailing across the water like a shot out of a cannon. I watched it come on and on until I had to duck. It would have hit right in the head. What a toss! I’ll never forget that one. I bet the guy would have had a great future with the Cincinnati Reds. When I got ahold of that rope, it was

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Social Butterfly The Paper • Page 6 • December 18, 2014

ing Fern 760.741.6620.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:

RB Woman’s Club Donates Teddy Bears and Books

The R.B. Woman’s Club collected close to 100 Teddy Bears and books for Rady Children’s Hospital. If you would like to be part of this philanthropic organization and you reside in RB or the surrounding areas, call 858.487.6942 or 858.484.8958. You are invited to attend the first luncheon of 2015 on Thursday, January 8th at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, social time at 11:30; lunch at noon, followed by a program, all inclusive for $26.00. Reservations required, by Monday, January 5th, by call-

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all she wrote. I cut a swath through that water like a Gar Wood speedboat. They pulled so hard and fast I had a hard time holding on.

Then another problem arose. How did one get aboard one of these boats? They were well over 80 feet long [87 I think] but the closer I got the bigger it got and the waves were bigger still. I let loose of that rope in a hurry, for all of a sudden the boat went up on one wave and I went down. The boat started down and I started up. I thought the boat would crash into me. I paddled backward as fast as I cold as the boat went rushing past. Up, up, up I went ‘till I looked down and saw the white faces of the guys on board looking up at me. Down I went and up they came. This continued several times. Finally they lowered some sort of net over the side, and as the boat went by for the ninth time, I reached out and caught hold of the net. Just to give some idea how high those waves were … I’m almost six feet, must be eight feet with my arms outstretched. The dinghy was four feet long and attached to me by a strap eight feet long, so eight and four and eight is 20. As I hung onto the net, I looked down and we were



Lucille Rabinowitz and Sue Wahl, deliver Teddy Bears and books to Rady Children's Hospital Spreckels Organ Centennial Concert

On New Year’s Eve, at 7:30pm, ring in the New Year at an extraordinary, free, historic event – the Spreckels Organ Centennial Concert, celebrating the 100th anniversary (to the day) of the Great Spreckels Organ and Pavilion in San Diego’s Balboa Park. There will be a Grand Processional, 150-voice choir, brass fanfare, musicians from the House of Scotland and Cameron Highlanders bagpipe bands, time-machine visit from John D. Spreckels, world premiere composition by civic organist Carol Williams, new pipe unveiling, fireworks, and more. Admission and parking are free. Live music and a bigscreen display of historic photos precede the concert at the pavilion beginning at 7:30pm.

all out of the water. I swear, at that time the waves seemed not 20 but more like 50 feet high.

That was it, however. Those guys took over completely. As my head came over the gunnel, hands reached from somewhere above and grabbed me by the hair, shoulders, arms, back of the neck, anywhere they could get hold, and up I came to have a cigarette stuffed in my mouth. When my feet hit the deck, out came the cigarette and someone threw a shot of rum down my throat. I promptly threw up all over the guy in front of me. I was just too full of saltwater to accommodate anything else, let alone 180 proof Navy rum. It didn’t seem to bother them, though, as I was whisked down below and stripped of all my clothes. I tried to help, like unbuttoning my shirt, but I was so cold and shaking so hard that I finally just tore them off and relaxed. They came at me with towels and 44 hands, rubbing and rubbing ‘till I was raw on both sides. I kept screaming and finally they stopped. Then came long underwear, a pair of soft, flannel grey trousers and a beautiful white turtleneck wool sweater, tennis shoes and

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Inspired by tradition, Dr. Carol Williams has composed, and will perform, a world-premiere organ composition written especially for the occasion, highlighting the new Centennial Tuba. All ages are welcome, as are friendly, music-loving pets on leash. The concert will also be live cast for world-wide viewing at For more information, visit or the Spreckels Organ Society Facebook page.

Celebrate the Season with Chamber Friends at the Mixer

The San Marcos Chamber Sundowner Mixer will be tonight, Thursday, December

18, from 5:30-7:30pm, at the Residence Inn by Marriott. Meet, mingle, relax and enjoy the Holiday at 245 Los Vallecitos Blvd. Vince Stubbs, Director of Sales at the hotel, always puts on a great mixer. There will be a no-host bar, opportunity drawings and music. One of the great prizes is a 2-night stay and play vacation at the hotel. Contact the Chamber at 760.744.1270 or for more information. Give the Gift of Love and Companionship This Holiday Season

‘Tis the Season, and from December 17 to the 28th, all adoption fees for adult animals are just $12 at all the San Diego County H u m a n e Campuses. There is no more meaningful gift than opening your heart and home to an animal in need. When adding a pet to a family you are making a commitment for the life-span of

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including our families and friends, our homes, and our right to live securely in This time of the year, we are constantly inundated liberty and peace. with ads about what to give, what to buy, and At some point the hectic where to get the best deal pace will recede as we slow on the latest iPhone, big- down a bit and begin to celscreen TV or other new piece of electronic wiz- ebrate the season’s true ardry. Even when it’s 80 meaning. As we join our degrees outside, as is often friends and family memthe case in beautiful bers, we give thanks to Southern California in God for our many blessDecember, the media won’t let us forget that ings, and begin to reflect Christmas, Hanukkah and on those who are no longer New Years are rapidly with us, on our hopes for approaching. the coming year, and on the rights we all enjoy livDespite the weather, the ing in a nation based on commercialism, the hectic pace and our ever-expand- individual liberty, human ing waistlines, most will dignity and the rule of law. agree that faith, hope and love are the underlying My family and I wish you reasons we celebrate the all a Very Merry holidays. We should a Happy always be thankful for the Christmas, real blessings that have Hanukkah and a Happy been bestowed upon us, and prosperous 2015. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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that pet. Please adopt responsibly and be sure gift recipients are ready and willing to take on this responsibility. Adding a furry member to the family is an important and exciting decision, and one the whole family should experience together. Pet Starter Packs are available also at the San Diego and Oceanside campuses. You can give a meaningful gift this season by donating pet food and supplies to shelter animals in need. Donations can be dropped off at all San Diego Humane Society campuses. If you donate pet supplies

between December 17 and 28, the adoption fee for any adult animal will be waived. Local campuses are Escondido, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido 92027, call 760.888.2275 or Oceanside, 2905 San Luis Rey Road (dogs) and 572 Airport Road (cats, small animals), Oceanside 92058, call 760.757.4357. Visit the website at for more info. Valley Center Bike Park Open House

On Saturday, December 20,


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The government can literally claim The government claim everything you own:can Yourliterally home, Social everything you own: Your home, Social Security check, CD’s, Investments, everything. Wiped Out! Investments, Revocable Security check, CD’s, Living TrustsWiped don’t help! are everything. Out! There Revocable strategies to protect you from financial Living Trusts don’t help! There are disaster even if you don’t have financial or don’t strategies to protect you from qualify for nursing home insurance. disaster if you don’texperience. have or don’t Over 30even years of legal



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blanket after blanket. I just lay there getting warmer and warmer. The feeling was incredible. The warm started in with a speck clear down in the middle of my bones and then slowly started out millimeter by silly millimeter. I could feel it reach the outer edge of my bones and start into my flesh ‘till finally it permeated my whole being. That nurse I mentioned could never compete, and I mean never!

I looked up and saw there were six happy, smiling faces looking down. “How do you feel? Would you like some medicine?” The medicine was a whole gallon of what I knew to be that Navy rum, but I remembered my experience with that on the deck a few minutes before. I wasn’t about to be caught again. “No thanks,” I said and every face fell. I got the message. It was medicine, medicinal rum, and could only be broken out if there were a patient aboard. “O.K.,” I said, “I’ll try it once more.” A GI water glass appeared and was filled to the brim. I tasted it very carefully. It was good, real sweet, heavy and didn’t burn at all. I took another sip, every move followed by those quizzical fallen faces. I smiled, “Would you

is sure to delight the lucky recipient on Christmas morning: YOUR WIFE: Why is there a Hefty trash bag under the tree? YOU: It's a gift! See? It has a bow! YOUR WIFE (peering into the trash bag): It's a leaf blower. YOU: Gas-powered! Five horsepower! YOUR WIFE: I want a divorce. YOU: I also got you some myrrh.

In conclusion, remember that the important thing is not what you give or how you wrap it. The important thing, during this very special time of year, is that you save the receipt. ••••• A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk and if they have avocados, get 6. A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk.


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Marilyn Shea Attorney

guys care for one?” UP went all the faces, round went that glass in a flash and came back empty. “Could I have another?” I ventured. The smiles grew bigger and every face beamed. We were buddies! Several sips later it came to me all of a sudden, “Who’s driving the boat?”

The wife asks him, "Why did you buy 6 cartons of milk?"

He replied, "They had avocados."

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

“Could I?” said the fighter pilot.

“Sure!” said the crew, in one voice like a cappella choir.

We were greeted in Portsmouth with everything but a Navy band. I felt like a prize sail fish or something. They even had a flag flying to show that they had captured me. There were three ambulances on the dock plus a great crowd of people, all with the same question, “Where’s the patient?” I was helping them

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25% of the women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary.

It means 75% are running around untreated. HE MUST PAY

Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mom and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mom said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you. ••••• Today's Short Reading from the Bible...

From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."

Then He made the earth round ... and He laughed and laughed and laughed!

Merry Christmas from all of us at The Paper! Best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

to balance the ticket, and nominated Fillmore for Vice President. Fillmore came from a free state, had moderate anti-slavery views, and could help carry his populous state of New York. With the death of President Zachary Taylor, Fillmore became the 13th President, serving from 1850 to 1853. He was the last Whig Party President.

“The Captain.” They said.

What a ball! What a ride! What a piece of machinery! That thing had three big Rolls Royce engines. It could do a mile a minute and that’s how we completed the crossing all the way to Portsmouth, through hell and high water, spurred on by a fighter pilot’s enthusiasm and several sips of good ole Navy rum.


Millard Fillmore The Nearly Forgotten U.S. President

His name has been the brunt of jokes by comedians for years. He’s one of America’s little-known Presidents, yet Millard Fillmore held office and made important decisions in a critical time in United States history.

The 1848 Whig National Convention nominated U.S. Army Gen. Zachary Taylor (a slaveholder from Louisiana) for President. This upset supporters of Congressman Henry Clay and "Conscience Whigs" opposed to slavery in territories gained in the Mexican-American War. A group of Whig pragmatists sought

Fillmore was a lawyer from New York State, serving as a Congressman from 1833 to 1843. He became President at the height of the slavery crisis of 1850. When the Whig Party broke up in 1854–1856, Fillmore and other conservative Whigs joined the American Party, the political arm of the anti-immigrant, antiCatholic "Know-Nothing" movement, though he himself was not anti-Catholic. He was the American Party candidate for President in 1856, but finished third. During the Civil War, Fillmore denounced secession and agreed the Union must be maintained by force if necessary, but he was very critical of the war policies of President Abraham Lincoln.

When Fillmore became President, the nation became embroiled in the so-called "Crisis of 1850" with the Pro-slavery Southerners demanding all of the new territo-

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dock, all dressed up in the turtleneck and grey flannel pants, and three sheets to the wind—one flapping due to the Navy rum no doubt—after having swum most of the English Channel and in Class “A” uniform at that. That ‘bout winds up the story, except you could have guessed, the cigarettes and chocolate bars and respect and admiration and comradeship that passed from one fighter pilot to that crew and the whole RAF rescue service.

A Great Gift Idea! A subscription to The Paper! Call 760.747.7119

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from 10am-2pm, the Crows Nest Valley Center Bike Park will hold an open house for the pump track, by Gravity Cycling Inc. The park is not open to the public yet, but getting close. In the meantime come see what all the buzz is about. From Valley Center Road, turn north on Cole Grade Road; then right onto the School Bus Lane. Bring your bike and go for a test drive. This is the first one built in San Diego County. Watch the video at 14/12/02/san-diegos-first-bikepark-spread-the-word/.

Some of the fun things to do on this one-day-only. Open House event are – 10:30-11:00 Beginners Clinic and Practice; 11:30-12:00 Pro Demo and Best Trick Contest; 12:30 Momentum Contest; 1:00-1:30 Beginners Clinic and Practice; Haro PreWheelz Balance Bikes to demo for the little ones; live DJ music; donation jar-please help finish this park with a generous donation; BBQ lunch for purchase (proceeds benefit the bike park fund). For an example of what a completed “pump track” looks like and how to ride it, go to

h?v=gnnEdIaX5lg or go to Facebook for VCTA or GCI regarding possible rescheduling due to weather. Bring your bike and have some fun on December 20th. Party at ArtBeat on Main Street, Vista

On Saturday, December 20, at 6pm, there will be a “Small Packages” Opening Reception and Crazy Christmas Sweater Party with music of Celeste Barbier. There will be awards for the craziest sweaters; live music; wine, beer and food; and the cost is only $5. Simply The Best Singles to have New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

An upscale organization for ages 40-60ish, Simply The Best Singles, will present a New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, on Wednesday, December 31, from 8pm-12:30am at the Hilton Del Mar, 5575 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. There will be a DJ, live band, light appetizers, champagne toast, dessert, coffee, icebreaker, prizes, psychic, photos, and more. Dress is cocktail/evening gowns and suit/tuxedo. Cost is $55/prepaid or $65/door; $3 self parking or $15 for valet. Prepay online at

m or call 818.577.6877.

Bird Club Meeting in January

Pet Bird Owners/Breeders will meet on Friday, January 2nd at 7pm, at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, in Vista. The speaker will be David Benites, speaking on "Breeding Canaries." There will be refreshments and the meetings are free. Visit the website for more info, birdclub/. “University on Wheels 2015”

The Rancho Bernardo and San Dieguito Chapters of the Brandeis National Committee are proud to host Brandeis University’s annual gift to its members and the community at large – “University on Wheels.” Dr. Bruce Magid, Dean of the Brandeis International Business School will be welcomed and he will speak on “Geopolities energy and social justice: A World Ablaze.” This luncheon event will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 11:30am, at the Bernardo Heights Country Club, 16066 Bernardo Heights Parkway, San Diego, 92128. The cost is $40.

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The most frequently cited newspaper source for city-related information is:


The U-T / San Diego Union Tribune


* City of San Marcos: COMMUNICATION & E-GOVERNMENT • The most frequently cited source for city-related information was the City’s newsletter, mentioned by 39% of respondents. Of newspapers . . .

The Paper (18%),

and the U-T / San Diego Union Tribune (15%).

• Overall, 80% of respondents indicated they were satisfied with the City’s efforts to communicate with residents through newsletters, direct mail, city website, social media, and other methods. The remaining respondents were either dissatisfied with the City’s efforts in this respect (15%), or unsure of their opinion (5%). Research by -

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Reservations are required. For further information and to RSVP, call Trudy at 858.487.6585. The proceeds will benefit “Sustaining the Mind,” a Scientific Research and Scholarship Fund of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Honor Flight San Diego Sends Season’s Greetings

Best Wishes for Happy Holidays comes from Honor Flight San Diego Board of Directors to their many supporters who made it possible to take 160 World War II Veterans to Washington DC to visit THEIR memorial during the 2014 flying season. Honor Flight San Diego has now flown 725 veterans since the first flight of 10 in October 2010, and they are close to locking in the first flight of the 2015 season. If you are inter-

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Another thing I like about Haggard . . . he talks very little. He goes from one song and segues into another. He spoke, I think, about four times during the entire concert . . . and even then, it wasn't a lengthy discussion. He was there to play and sing music. We were there to listen and enjoy. Way too many musical artists today think it's important that they carry on a monologue or dialogue with the audience. It's not. The audience is there to listen to the music . . . not a speech or lecture.

They could learn from Merle Haggard . . . but Hag needs to get a handle on the volume controls of his band's amplifiers. Tone 'em down, so we can hear The Master sing.

I was also disappointed in that Hag did not sing several of my favorites, Fightin' Side of Me, Are the Good Times Really Over, Sing Me Back Home, and I Started Loving You Again Today. He did, however, wrap up his show with two top hits, "Momma Tried," and the finale, "Okie from Muskogee."

Oh, and Merle .. . what's with

ested in being involved, contact David Smith at Honor Flight San Diego, 9423 Keck Court, San Diego, 92129-3534. StandUp for Kids Wish List

StandUp for Kids is a local organization to help and support homeless kids. The Kiwanis Clubs in North County are very involved with donating to this organization and are asking for donations of the following items to be given to StandUp for Kids in early January. If you wish to donate, please call me (Evelyn Madison, the Social Butterfly, 760.746.1649) and I’ll make arrangements to get your donations to the Kiwanis Division 37 Council Meeting in January where Maggie McWhorter, StandUp for Kids Executive Director Oceanside, will be our program speaker and all donations will be given to her. Their wish list includes

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Have a Blessed Christmas Season! Prayer Ministry Dial-a-Prayer 760.746.6611 Call Anytime Pastor Richard Huls 760.803.4236

the two spotlights on either side of the stage coming on and shining in the audience’s eyes after each song? Very confusing and distracting. And irritating to a grumpy old guy. Lose those spotlights would be my advice. But, you're 77 and old guys seldom take advice . . so just stay healthy and keep on writing songs and singing them in your own way.


Wanna have a really different New Year’s Eve? How about heading up to LA and decorating the floats for the Rose Bowl Parade? It’s an annual event for the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido. This year, Dave Geary, the Rose Bowl Float Chairman, says that as of press time there are only 12 seats available at $30 each. The bus leaves at 1pm on Tuesday, December 30th, and returns at 1am, December 31st. On the way up and back you’ll have snacks and you’ll have dinner there. Dave tells me there are 12 floats you’d be working on . . . you just might wind up watching the float(s) you decorated on television on New Year’s Day! It’d be a great way to bid farewell to 2014 and welcome in 2015 If interested call Dave Geary at either his store, Dave’s Computer Repairs and Sales at 760.432.2095 or his cell phone at 760.802.3945.

The friendliest pharmacist in town . . . your hometown pharmacist, Nami, owner of The Escondido Pharmacy at 909 East Valley Parkway Escondido says . . “From the bottom of my heart, warmest wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday!” The Escondido Pharmacy (760) 480-1871

Grocery Outlet of Escondido 1516 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA (760) 658-8970

You’ve recognized us as your friendly neighborhood discount grocer . . . and we appreciate it. Our warmest wishes to you and yours for a wonderful Holiday Season

Markstein Beverage Co. San Marcos 505 S. Pacific Street San Marcos (760) 744-9004 Serving North San Diego with Fine Beverages!

Happy and Safe Holidays to you and yours! Insuring You and Your Family Over the Years Has Been Our Privilege. Insurance is one of the Great American Traditions, - and we are proud and happy to wish you and yours A Very Merry Christmas! Dan Anaya Insurance San Marcos, CA. 760.744.3600

John Smylie, and K. C. Satterlee, Attorneys at Law, and the entire staff of the John Smylie Law Office extend to you and yours warm, warm wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season 760.727.4248

Norm Fletcher and all his staff at The Comstock Bar & Grill, 316 W. Mission #115 extend their warmest holiday wishes for a Happy Holiday season. Come on in and sing with us! We have great holiday fun at the Comstock Bar & Grill! 760.746.6188

Family owned and operated Pegah’s Restaurant 576 E Mission Rd #E San Marcos, CA (760) 744-3710 wishes you and your family a joyous and Happy Holiday Season!

The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido Wishes You and Your Family a Most Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The Holidays are Here! Enjoy! We are always overjoyed to see you and your family visit Mike’s BBQ and enjoy our Superb BBQ! Thanks for your support! Have a Wonderful Holiday! Mike’s BBQ 1356 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido, Phone:(760) 746-4444

Computer Repair Ken Xiu (pronounced Ju) Fix@4Less 760.510.2015 Joins you in Celebrating this Holiday Season!

Escondido Coin & Loan 241 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 745-1697 Our greatest wish is that you and your family enjoy peace and comfort this Christmas season and that it carries over into 2015! Merry Christmas!

Grocery Outlet of San Marcos 125 Rancho Santa Fe Rd. San Marcos, CA (760) 571-5855 You’ve welcomed us into the community. Thank you! Merry Christmas!

Escondido Lumber & 310 South Quince Street Escondido • 760.745.0881

From our family to yours, our wishes for a very Merry Christmas!

From all the staff here at the San Marcos Dental Center to you and your families, we wish you a very merry and happy Christmas! Peace on Earth. Please!

Dr. Gregory Hurt and the San Marcos Dental Center

San Marcos, CA. • 760.734.4311

Chicken Plus Greek Cuisine Take Great Pleasure in Wishing You and Your Families a Joyous Holiday Season!

Chicken Plus Greek Cuisine

309 W. Mission Avenue Corner of Mission & Escondido Blvd. 760.480.1348 The Best Sourdough in San Diego

Buy one fresh loaf of bread and receive a free baguette.

1445 Simpson Way Escondido, CA (760) 294-9943 www. * BAKERY * DELI * WHOLESALE *

The Alto Family Extends our Warmest Wishes for a Merry, Merry Christmas!

La Tapatia

Mexican Restaurant

340 W. Grand Avenue Escondido, CA.


From all of us to all of you and your families . . . A Very Merry Christmas!

Jalapeno Grill & Cantina

503 W. Grand Avenue Escondido, CA. 760.233.1104

Have a Blessed Christmas Season! Prayer Ministry Dial-a-Prayer 760.746.6611 Call Anytime Pastor Richard Huls 760.803.4236

Wishing past, present and future clients a Happy Christmas.

Geib Lumber 437 S. Santa Fe Ave., Vista


Our family has been serving your family for years! Every year, we enjoy wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas! Peace on Earth!

A new home for the New Year? Open Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Ronnie’s Service Center 760.746.6931

311 E. 4th Ave., Escondido


Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Serving this area for 45 years.

God Bless America and a Very Merry Christmas to all!

207 East Valley Parkway

Escondido, CA.

John W. Trudell and his entire staff wish you and yours a Merry Christmas!

Sorrento s Pizza Great Spaghetti, Ravioli, Pizza & More! 1450 W Mission Rd San Marcos


GREAT! FOOD All year long we’ve taken care of San Diego County families with Pest Control problems.

This time of year we want to pause and just say thank you for your continuing support of our business and extend our warmest wishes for a wonderful Holiday Season! Your friends at W. A. Stone Termite and Pest Control Family Owned and Operated 1.800.559.7999

Marcia and Richard Jungas

California Funeral Alternatives


125 W. Mission Ave. Suite 107 Escondido, CA. 92025 760.747.0961

"Our Family Serving Yours" 760-737-2890 Escondido FD1624

858-842-3000 Poway FD1994

Fred Wollman, CFP

Wishing You and Your Family and Friends a Merry Christmas! Showcase Moulding is dedicated to providing the best customer service and the finest quality materials at True Warehouse Pricing.

Showcase Moulding 1233 Simpson Way Escondido (760) 735-8746

I and My Family Wish You and Your Family a Very Merry Christmas!

Dave’s Computer Repair & Sales 112 N. Kalmia Escondido 432.2095

The Women’s Club of Escondido 751 N. Rose, Escondido Extends Warm Holiday Wishes to all of our families, friends, members and patrons

(Certified Financial Planner)

his family and staff extend warmest wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 144 S. Grape Escondido 760.737.2246

Merry Christmas from

Evelyn and Lyle, and everyone else at The Paper

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Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory

Desktop or Notebook?

In the early days a “desktop” PC was one that sat flat on the desk so that you could put your monitor on top of it. “Towers” became popular in the 1990s and eventually eliminated the true “desktops.” Today “desktop” is a name for any PC that is not a “portable.”

The terms notebook or laptop are interchangeable and refer to any portable PC. In the early 1980s Osborne and the Kaypro were the first to mass produce “portables.” They cost around two thousand dollars, weighed over twenty pounds and would not fit in your carry-on luggage. Because of their size and weight they were often referred to as “luggables.” Historically “portables” have

cost more than “desktops” (towers) because of the features required to make them portable. They had to have batteries and because they had to be able to run on batteries for extended periods, they used slower, lower power CPUs. They had to be built tough enough to withstand the rigors of movement yet light enough to be manageable. Their components had to be small enough to cram together in a limited space and that required unique solutions for ventilation and heat dissipation. All these factors combined to keep “notebook” prices high compared to similarly featured “desktops.” Notebooks are also easier to lose or have stolen, easier to break, and more expensive to repair. For all these reasons many home and business users have avoided “notebooks” except when they really had to have a mobile solution.

It’s built in speakers save space, it can be closed up and stored when not in use and if necessary it can easily be moved and used virtually anywhere.

For users who want the comfort of a “desktop” (large 20-27 inch screen, full size keyboard and mouse) but also want a highly portable “notebook” there is an easy answer. Travel with your 12 to 15 inch “notebook” but when you’re working at home or in the office you can plug in a large monitor, a wireless keyboard and mouse then close the lid on the “notebook and shove it out of your way. Any notebook can be turned into a desktop. These days when customers come in to our shop looking for a new “desktop” we often show them the “notebook” alternative;

how a “notebook” might save them space while meeting all their needs with the bonus of portability. Modern “notebook” PCs cover nearly the entire price and performance range of desktops. High performance “notebooks” used for video editing, solids modeling and gaming can cost thousands of dollars. For most users “notebooks” in the $500 to $600 range will provide all the speed and features they can use. We carry a large selection of Acer WINDOWS 7 notebooks. Stop by and take a look. Your old desktop or notebook may even have trade-in value.

In recent years technology has progressed to the point where “notebooks” have become competitive with desktops in cost and performance. For some home users, it may be time to rethink that aversion to “notebooks.”

“Notebooks” with a 17 inch screen are called “desktop replacement notebooks” because they are intended to be used as “desktops.” They have large screens, full size keyboards and WiFi. Add a mouse and printer and it has all the features of a “desktop” plus some advantages.

"Arthritis Joint Pain Gone Within Weeks with Laser Therapy"

Living with Arthritis pain can affect every part of your life. It keeps you from enjoying the good things in life - time with grandkids, playing golf, even working in the yard.

Wouldn’t it be nice to get out of bed without pain for just one morning? Every time you try and push through the pain... like standing or walking for a long period of time.. . you pay for it for the next 2-3 days with even more pain. So, you take some pain pills... Pain Pills Are Not the Answer Do you remember the Vioxx scandal?

It was a medication designed to relieve arthritis pain... but like all drugs, it had side effects.

After years of use worldwide, the makers withdrew it from the market because of the overwhelming evidence it caused heart attacks and strokes.

There’s a time to use pain medications, BUT not before seeking a natural way to correct the CAUSE of the problem! Ask yourself... after taking all these pain medications... maybe for years... are you any better off?

Do You Have Any of these Arthritis-related Symptoms?

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Have you had one doctor after another telling you this is just the natural process of the body getting

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The Paper

• Page 13 • December 18, 2014

A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Happy Holidays

I want to take this opportunity to wish e v e r y Escondido resident a very happy holiday season, and a healthy and prosperous 2015.

Whether you celebrate Christmas or any other faith or tradition, the holidays are a special time of celebration, reflection, and looking forward. During this holiday season, let us all be thankful for this special community in which we live. The progress we have made over the past several years has been exceptional and Escondido is once again

an exciting place to live, and to plan a future. I have a renewed sense of purpose to do whatever I can to ensure that Escondido continues to be the strong, special and vibrant place that we love. It is my hope that each of you reaffirms your own commitment to continue to foster the great sense of community and cooperation that distinguishes Escondido from many other communities.

It is an honor and privilege for me to serve as your mayor and I look forward to working with our residents and my colleagues on the City Council in the coming year. We have many challenges ahead of us, but I know that our community will continue to grow stronger and enjoy much success in the future.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Take Me Home Program

Vista Across and the San Diego region, police agencies respond to calls by caregivers of people with special needs who are missing, and to calls by concerned residents regarding someone they have found who needs assistance, but can’t identify themselves or communicate information about their needs or who provides care for them. When law enforcement responds to these incidents, information is the critical element to provide for the safety of the person involved – information that is timely, accurate, and is accessible across the entire region.

That’s where the San Diego Sheriff’s Take Me Home program comes in. The confidential database is a regional registry for com-

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warm clothes, new ladies socks, new men’s white socks, new ladies underwear, medium and large new men’s boxers; jackets, hoodies, sweatshirts and jeans, gloves, beanies and scarves, 2-person tents, sleeping bags, blankets, and backpacks. Food needs are cup of noodles, bags of chips, granola bars, pop tarts, ravioli with pull top, juice box w/straw, puddings, peanut butter/crackers snacks. Gift cards are a big need: $5 cards to any fast food chain. El Camino Quilt Guild to Meet January 8th

The first meeting of the new year for the El Camino Quilt Guild will be on Thursday, January 8, at the North Coast

munity members with special needs. First responders are able to access critical information about the immediate needs of an individual who is missing. The system quickly provides crucial information about behavior considerations, medical conditions, special care instructions, a detailed description of the person, and a photo. This information minimizes law enforcement response time and maximizes search efforts. Enrollment in the confidential program is free and easy. It requires submitting an enrollment form and digital photo to either the appropriate stakeholder organizations or to the Sheriff’s Department. For information, check online at or call 760.966.3588.

Church (The Edge Building), 2405 N. Santa Fe, Vista. Doors open at 9am; free parking, lots of snacks, and café on site. Wear your nametag for free door prize drawing ticket. The program speaker will be Nannette Holmberg from Chenille It. She has designed custom clothing and designer fashions for 25+ years. In addition to teaching workshops throughout the country, Nannette began designing her line of Faux Chenille in 1994. Her Workshop “Chenille It” will be held at Quilt In A Day on Friday, January 9th. For more information, visit the website or Guest fee is $5.

Escondido Senior Anglers to Meet January 9th - The regular monthly meeting of the

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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

Christmas tree and holiday recycling

Did you know that Christmas trees cause approximately 200 fires annually that result in deaths, injuries and millions of dollars in property damage? EDCO customers can also place trees curbside on their regular collection day during the two weeks after Christmas, Dec. 26 through Jan. 12, at no extra charge. As the holidays wrap-up, remember to keep the green

in San Marcos. With family get-togethers, parties, gift exchanges and holiday decorations, Americans produce approximately 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Years Day. Keep the season less wasteful by using fewer disposable items and be diligent about disposing recyclable cans, bottles, gift-wrap, greeting cards and gift boxes in your blue recycling cart. For more information about tree and holiday recycling, call (760) 744-2700.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

I invite you to a t t e n d Oceanside Theatre Company’s Holiday Season show, Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, featuring professional actors telling a story about redemption. So begins the real story behind Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the story of Jacob Marley’s heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to save old Scrooge’s soul – and in the process, save his own. Aided by a Bogle, a malicious little hell-sprite with an agenda of his own, their hilarious journey takes them from the Jaws of Death to the Mouth of Hell … and beyond! This irreverent, funny and ultimately

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“When we are proactive in gang enforcement, it really does have an immediate impact on their ability to commit crimes,” Griffin said. “We know who the active gang members are, and we can dedicate resources to respond to gang-related crimes.”

In Vista, the money will go toward suppressing gang crimes, and for increased prevention and intervention — with more elementary schools added to an anti-gang program offered in parts of the city most affected by gangs. Two Cal State San Marcos Students Arrested

Drug charges were filed against two Cal State San Marcos students this week after a search of their Oceanside home turned up illegal prescription and street

deeply moving story retells Dickens’ classic with warmth and infectious zest. The show is sure to become a holiday classic for generations to come! It played for two seasons at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre and was nominated for four Joseph Jefferson Awards, receiving an After Dark Award as well as the Goodman School of Drama’s Cunningham Prize for playwriting. Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol has been performed to rave reviews and standing ovations in theatres across the country. Final performances will be held Friday and Saturday, December 19th and 20th, 7:30 pm and Sunday December 21st, 2:00 pm at the Sunshine Brooks Theater, 217 N. Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside. Please contact the theatre at 760-433-8900 for ticket information.

drugs — including about a pound of pot and a gram of cocaine — according to university police. An investigation of the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Greek fraternity revealed the drugs on the December 11th search. The search was part of an overall investigation into the fraternity following charges of an alleged sexual assault at the same adress on Benson Place. The two students arrested are members of the fraternity and that into the group is continuing.

Officials say there very well could be additional arrests in the larger investigation.

Police also searched a second home, on Whitesage Road, in a neighborhood off Craven Road

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‘Historically Speaking’ Cont. from Page 7

ries should be open to slavery. Northerners demanded complete exclusion. The recently-admitted state of Texas claimed a large part of New Mexico, and wanted the U.S. to assume their "national debt" of the former Republic of Texas. California settlers were petitioning for immediate admission as a free state. There also were slavery disputes in the District of Columbia, about the apprehension of slaves who escaped to the free Northern states, and the territorial status of newly-settled Utah.

President Taylor had stunned his fellow Southerners by urging the immediate admission of California and New Mexico as slavery-free states. Ironically, it was Fillmore, the Northerner, who supported slavery in at least part of the New Mexico territory to avoid an open break with the South. Henry Clay constructed a compromise bill, which included provisions desired by both sides. Fillmore did not comment publicly on the merits of any of the compromise proposals. Taking action on other controversial problems, Fillmore sent a message to Congress recommending Texas's debts be paid provided that state abandoned its claims to the New Mexico territory. Fillmore appointed Brigham Young as the first governor of the Utah Territory in 1850.

American merchants and shipowners wanted Japan "opened up" for trade and be able to put into port during emergencies without being considered as criminals by the Japanese. Fillmore dispatched Commodore Matthew C. Perry to open Japan to relations with the outside world.

Before his death, Fillmore helped to establish the University of Buffalo, as well as a number of other Buffalo civic facilities. He died March 8, 1874.

Harold’s Story

attention but Harold, bless his soul, is still a sweet, appreciative dog glad for every pet and friendly word. But he is also a LUCKY DOG.

Bruce Krider, one of the two Puppy Coalition Foundation founders had gone to get a specific dog. A deceased veteran’s wife had asked the organization in Oceanside if she could get a dog and train her dog through the same Wounded Warrior program. The Marine, an infantry staff sergeant, had been killed in action in Afghanistan five months earlier. His wife was still living in Twenty-nine Palms. Bruce went to San Bernardino City Shelter to rescue the dog last fall. Everything should have gone smoothly but Murphy’s Law was invoked. There had been a mix up in dog ID numbers and instead of getting the intended dog, he got Harold. He looked again at the picture of the dog that was to be rescued and the dog in the back of the car, it didn’t look exactly the same. He called another rescuer who he could trust to provide clarification. Then the news. HE GOT THE WRONG DOG!

Bruce and Harold had already traveled about 20 miles to the south of San Bernardino on the way home but there was only one thing to do. Go back and get the right dog.

Bruce and Harold had developed a rapport while trying to coax Harold into the car so they could leave the shelter. Harold had this reluctance to get into unfamiliar vehicles. Bruce had to employ every trick he knew. If anyone were watching, they would have been amused at the conversation. Images of trying to pull a mule down a dirt road come to mind ---- but that tactic wouldn’t work. The power of persuasion had to be the method and finally, it worked. Harold’s reluctance gave way to a new friendship. Probably the first friend he had had in quite some time. So, what was to happen now with Harold? Harold had made his exit from a high-kill shelter by a fluke and now to be turned back in wasn’t something Bruce had it in his heart to do. He just couldn’t.

Harold was an abused and neglected dog. There are bodily indications of that. His owners had provided him no care or

So quite by the most fortunateof mistakes, Harold was spared that day and the three

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“Squee” is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 14 year old, 7 pound, spayed, female, Short Haired Tabby cat.

Squee was surrendered to Rancho Coastal Humane Society when her owner fell on hard times and was no longer able to care for her. She loves people and other cats. Even though she’s still active, Squee is a senior and she enjoys her naps. The $75 adoption fee for Squee includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to Call 760-7536413 for more information. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.

Clint, a 5-year-old Domestic Short Hair mix, is a sweet kitty looking for a wonderful new home. His shy personality quickly warms up when he feels safe and loved among his human friends. Once he feels comfortable, he blossoms into a sweet and loving companion and is sure to make his new family very happy! Clint is a happy-go-lucky kitty and is quite engaging with everyone he meets. Ready to play? Clint always is – especially is you have a pheasant feather toy nearby. He also seems to enjoy the company of other cats and could do well with a kitty companion to play with! Clint is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making him part of your family, please call (760) 8882275 or visit

The Pastor Says . . . opportunities were offered.

Given the above beliefs, we began a movement entitled “Kids Unlimited” earlier this fall. We decided to offer tracks such as dance, sign language, guitar, woodworking, art, etc. What we discovered is that as we provided such opportunities, young parents would come!

Pastor Sam Brumit Mission 316, San Marcos

An Amazing Thing Happened the Last Few Months

In the last few months at our church (Mission 316), we witnessed something amazing. The influx of many, many children. For the first many months of our existence we had not seen many children in our midst. That changed.

We decided to be intentional about meeting the needs of parents with children. It was clear to us that 1) Parents want the best for their children. 2) Parents desire to provide opportunities for their children to participate in and experience activities outside of what the schools can offer. 3) They would respond when such

We eventually had to compile a waiting list for parents wanting to enroll their children in Kids Unlimited. Recently, the kids collectively put on a performance entitled “The Grand Finale” to demonstrate the skills and talents they had developed and it was a wonderful experience to watch them sing and dance and share. Their joy was amazing. We knew then and there we can’t stop providing opportunities for kids to unleash their passion and creativity, develop life skills, learn biblical character and prepare to literally change their world.

On January 11th, we will begin a new quarter of classes for children ages kindergarten through 5th grade, including Acting 101, Dance, Drawing Whimiscal Faces, Sign Language, Cooking, and more. Anyone interested in enrolling their child should visit or contact Kids Unlimted (and Martha Gracio – our director) at 760.593.4558. Your kids will thank you!

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of them drove back to San Marcos that afternoon. Harold was abused and is fearful of men carrying things in their hands. That gives us a clue to his past. We can only speculate what may have been done to him. He came in as a stray so little is known about him. No one ever showed up to claim him. Harold is a mix of possibly a lab and shepherd and possibly something else. Whatever breed mix he is “technically,” we can only tell you in “practical” terms he is a very sweet dog. He especially likes women so a single woman household with no other animals or men would be his happiest place. (Not to be exclusionary, he would make a wonderful companion to a man but if there is a female human nearby he will gravitate to her and be protective of her. Chivalry is not dead with Harold.) Our best guess is that he is around 4 or 5 years old at most and is probably 75 pounds. He is neutered and healthy. In terms of interactions, with others, he generally does well with people if there is not a female around when he feels he must be Sir Galahad. Quite the

lady’s man (dog). Harold is probably normal in terms of interaction with other dogs. If Harold’s choices are a busy, hectic house or a quiet one, Harold would opt for the quiet one – like many of us. A lot of activity would make him nervous.

Here are videos of Harold at our recent visit to the veterinarian. h?v=HimY7ZgFP_c&feature=y

If you are interested in seeing Harold, call Bruce at 760-6129156.

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After eating have them wash the dishes with their brothers and sisters. It is not because you have no money to hire someone to do this, it's because you want to love them the right way. No matter how rich you are you want them to understand. One day you will have gray hair, like the father of this young man.

The most important thing is that your child learns to appreciate the effort and to experience the difficulties and learn the ability to work with others to get things done.

Inspiration of the Hands

A young man went to seek an important position at a large printing company. He passed the initial interview and was going to meet the director for the final interview. The director saw his resume, it was excellent. And asked, 'Have you received a scholarship for school?'

pay for his study. The bruises on the hands were the price that he paied for his education, his school activities and his future.

“It was your father who paid for your studies?”

The next morning, the young man went to the office of the director.

The boy replied, "No.” “Yes.” he replied.

“Where does your father work?” ' “My father is a Blacksmith.”

The Director asked the young man to show him his hands. The young man showed a pair of hands soft and perfect. “Have you ever helped your parents at their job?”

“Never, my parents always wanted me to study and read more books. Besides, he can do the job better than me.” The director said: “I have a request: When you go home today, go and wash the hands of your father and then come see me tomorrow morning.” The young felt his chance to get the job was high.

When he returned to his house he asked his father if he would allow him to wash his hands. His father felt strange, happy, but with mixed feelings and showed his hands to his son. The young man washed his hands, little by little. It was the first time that he noticed his father's hands were wrinkled and they had so many scars. Some bruises were so painful that his skin shuddered when he touched them. This was the first time that the young man recognized what it meant for this pair of hands to work every day to be able to

After cleaning his father's hands the young man stood in silence and began to tidy and clean up the workshop. That night, father and son talked for a long time.

The Director noticed the tears in the eyes of the young when he asked him: “Can you tell me what you did and what you learned yesterday at your house?” The boy replied: “I washed my father's hands and when I finished I stayed and cleaned his workshop. Now I know what it is to appreciate and recognize that without my parents I would not be who I am today. By helping my father I now realize how difficult and hard it is to do something on my own. I have come to appreciate the importance and the value in helping the family.”

The director said, "This is what I look for in my people. I want to hire someone who can appreciate the help of others, a person who knows the hardship of others to do things, and a person who does not put money as his only goal in life." “You are hired.”

A child that has been coddled, protected and usually given what he wants, develops a mentality of "I have the right,” and will always put himself first, ignoring the efforts of their parents. If we are this type of protective parent are we really showing love or are we destroying our children?

You can give your child a big house, good food, computer classes, watch on a big screen TV, but when you're washing the floor or painting a wall

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Senior Anglers of Escondido will take place on Friday, January 9th, at 9:30am, at the Senior Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. The special speaker will be community events director, Ron Parker, who will present a 2014 DVR showing pictures of the Senior Anglers Club activities and various members enjoying fun activities. This is always a very popular presentation. This energetic over-50 crowd of men and women participate in both fresh and saltwater fishing, youth trout and catfish derbies, picnics, RV camp-outs and other community service events. Guests are always welcome; reservations are not required but shirts and shoes are. All meetings are free. There will be door prize drawings. R.B. Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation (RBCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, recently awarded $67,000 to Rancho Bernardo nonprofits and schools at the 25th Annual Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation Thanksgiving Luncheon. The event was attended by more than 350

community members with a grant focus of “civic engagement and leadership.” At the event, RBCF invited community members to become RB Partners in Philanthropy by joining the Foundation with a minimum yearly contribution of $500. Benefits they receive include the ability to vote on annual grants, participation on the Grants Committee, and preferred seating at signature RBCF events. The Foundation awarded grants in varying amounts: $1,000 grants to Ed Brown Senior Center; Friends of the RB Library; RBCF Emergency Fund; RB High School; RB Neighborhood Watch; RB United for Community Response; Spirit of the Fourth; Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. Grants in the amount of $1,500 to RB High School - Friends of the Library, Parent Teacher Student Association for Grad Nite; RB Historical Society; RB Senior Services; RB Veterans Memorial Association. $2,000 was granted to the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Outreach program. $2,500 was granted to Bernardo Heights Middle School Choir Boosters. A grant for $4,000 to Elder Help; and $4,500 to Write Out Loud for the R.B. program. Disadvantaged Youth Alliance and Turtleback Education Foundation were each granted $7,000, while $7,500 was granted to each - Burn Institute, ED Brown Senior Center at RB for Institute for Community Leadership program, and RB Historical Society. Call for Entries from Oceanside Int’l Film Festival for 2015

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Dora Lee Beamesderfer, 85, of Escondido, CA., passed away on December 10, 2014.

Lais Debrito, 88, of Escondido, CA., passed away on December 10, 2014. Jason Von Tungeln, 41, of Escondido, CA., passed away on December 5, 2014.

Graydon A. Wayne, 77, of Escondido, CA., passed away on December 12, 2014. Linda A. Embury, 60, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on December 12, 2014.

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near the San Marcos campus.

While the fraternity hasn’t been recognized by Cal State San Marcos since 2005, it stillhad the backing of the international Tau Kappa Epsilon organization. However, that group suspended the local chapter in August, pending an investigation into the assault allegations. The TKE’s have been one of the more popular

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Because of the suspension they are required to suspend all fraternal activities. This past Thursday, police booked the two university students into the Vista jail on suspicion of drug-related crimes, including possession of drugs with the intent to sell. Among the drugs found in the home, according to officials: • about a pound of marijuana; • a gram of cocaine;

• 34 individual tabs of LSD; • 7.7 grams of ecstasy;

• illegal prescription drugs; and • human growth hormones, a steroid known as HGH. Police also seized nearly $1,000 in cash, as well as scales and bags, which university officials said indicated an intent to sell the drugs. The Oceanside Police Department is the lead agency investigating the alleged sexual assault from May at the Benson Place home.

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Ordinance No. 2014-1405 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City council approving a zone reclassification from Heart of the City SPA/C to Heart of the City /Mission 316 Specific Plan Area in the Richland neighborhood. Ordinance No. 2014-1405 was introduced on December 9, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on January 13, 2015. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 12/18/2014 Ordinance No. 2014-1406 an ordinance of the City of San Marcos City Council modifying the Heart of the City Specific Plan and approving a specific plan for the Mission 316 development for a maximum of 93 single family condominium units. Ordinance No. 20141406 was introduced on December 9, 2014, and will be presented to the City Council for adoption on January 13, 2015. A certified copy is posted in the office of the City Clerk at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA. Phillip Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos PD: 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030601 The name of the business: Donnelly’s, located at 5939 Darwin Ct., Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Tri Fine Irishmen, LLC 5939 Darwin Ct. Suite 100 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael McGinnis, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/19/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030734 The name of the business: The Lock Doctor, located at 12463 Rancho Bernardo Rd., #555, San Diego, CA. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Sean Thomas Giles 723 Foxhall Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/1/14. /s/Sean Thomas Giles This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/21/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031017 The name of the business: Antbusters, located at 6965 El Camino Real #105-534, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: California Pest Elimination Associates, Inc. 6965 El Camino Real #105-534 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/1/14. /s/James Shaver, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030705 The name of the business: The Greenbriar Group, located at 325 Pamelo Rd. #A11, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Maryann Weiss 325 Pamelo Rd. A11 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/1/14. /s/Maryann Weiss, This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/21/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031027 The name of the business: Partner Press, located at 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #110, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Partner Press Asset Management Company, LLC 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. #110 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 1/14/2010. /s/David Hyman, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-029052 The name of the business: UEI College, located at 310 3rd Ave., Ste C6/C7, Chula Vista, CA. 90910, is hereby registered by the following: United Education Institute 16485 Laguna Canyon Rd., Suite 300 Irvine, CA. 92618 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/01/2011. /s/Lars Vaaler, CFO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/04/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031002 The name of the business: Cathie at Grand Centre Massage, located at 904 W. San Marcos Blvd, Suite #1, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Becker 2216 Eastridge Ln. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Catherine M. Becker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030382 The name of the business: ICE, ICE Expo, located at 1611 S. Melrose Dr., #A286, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: International Cleaning Experts 1611 S. Melrose Dr. #A286 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/01/2013. /s/Gianna Hammer, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/18/2014 11/27, 12/04, 12/11 & 12/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030949 The name of the business: Caspian Enterprises, located at 12717 Mirar De Valle, Valley Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Emerio Enterprises, Inc. 12717 Mirar De Valle Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 11/24/2014. /s/Bahram Shadzi, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT


The name of the business: Smith

Properties, located at 1441 La Plaza

Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is here-

by registered by the following:

Donnie R. Smith

1441 La Plaza Dr.

San Marcos, Ca. 92078

This business is conducted by an

individual. First day of business was


/s/Donnie R. Smith, Sole Proprietor








with Jr.,

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031366 The name of the business: Samia Rose Topiary, located at 119 Valpreda Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Patricia R. Hammer 119 Valpreda Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/01/2014. /s/Patricia R. Hammer, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/02/2014 12/04, 12/11, 12/18 & 12/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031545 The name of the business: Mom and Baby Nutrition #2, located at 601 N. Broadway, Suite B, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Eloy & Blanca A. Flores 2166 Lemon Avenue Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Blanca A. Flores, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/04/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031458 The name of the business: SR Office Support, located at 1502 Caminito Aguar, San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Shosh Regev 1502 Caminito Aguar San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/3/2014. /s/Shosh Regev This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/03/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031460 The name of the business: Capstone Safety Services, Small Unit Leader Publications, Defense Safety Systems, Citizen Patriot Entrprises, located at 1847 Adriana Court, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Charles E. Roberts 1847 Adriana Court Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Charles E. Roberts, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/03/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031554 The name of the business: Hector’s Hot Dogs, located at 4339 Avenida Soledad, Oceanside, CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Hector Ramirez 4339 Avenida Soledad Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Hector Ramirez, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/04/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030892 The name of the business: Antique Village, located at 850 Los Vallecitos Blvd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: John LeFevre 850 Los Vallecitos Blvd. San Marcos, CA. 092069. This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/10. /s/John Lefevre This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/24/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030963

The name of the business: G and I, located at 120 N. Pacific St., K5, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Isael Perez 10425 Caminito Cuervo #213

San Diego, Ca. 92518 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Isael Perez, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031891 The name of the business: Dogtown K9 Training, located at 1454 Romance Road, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Teresa Cowart 1454 Romance Rd. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/2012. /s/Teresa Cowart This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00037747-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Anthony J. Beckett filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Anthony James Beckett to Proposed name Anthony Lamont May IV. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: January 20, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 11/05/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00037976-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Maricela Vedol filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Maricela Vedol to Proposed name Maricela Milpas. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: January 20, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 11/07/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031727 The name of the business: Emperor Security, Emperor Protective Services, Emperor Security Services, located at 811 Poinsettia Ave., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Matthew R. Lovan 811 Poinsettia Ave. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Matthew R. Lovan, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/05/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2014-031888 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Commencement Flowers, located at 5835 Avenida Encinas, Suite 113, Carlsbad, CA. 92008. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON March 26, 2013 and assigned File No. 2013-008916 IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): The Hallmagner Group 1557 Regatta Rd. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime). /s/ Robert T. Hall, President This statement was filed with David Butler, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/09/2014. 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015



Petitioner’s name is: GREG CARLOMAGNO

You have 30 calendar days after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL-120 or FL-123) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will not protect you.

If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form.

If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center., at the California Legal Services Website (, or by contacting your local county bar association. NOTICE: The restraining orders on page 2 are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them.

NOTE: if a judgment or a support order is entered, the court may order you to pay all or part of the fees and costs that the court waived for yourself or for the other party. If this happens, the party ordered to pay fees shall be given notice and an opportunity to request a hearing to set aside the order to pay waived court fees. 1. The name and address of the court are NORTH COUNTY DIVISION, 325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA. 92081.

2. The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: IN PRO PER, GREG CALOMAGNO 4413 Mission Ave. Apt #G105 Oceanside, CA. 92057 Date: August 19, 2013, Clerk, by /s/ S. Campbell, Deputy NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served as an individual. 12/18, 12/25/2014, 01/11/2015



FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030983 The name of the business: Bernard Jensen dba, located at 1255 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Arthur & Ellen Jensen 639 Chesterfield Circle San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 11/01/2014. /s/Arthur Jensen, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/25/2014 12/18, 12/25/2014, 1/01 & 1/08/2015

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031779 The name of the business: Katcam Real Estate, Katcam Financial Group, located at 12923 Pomerado Road, #B, Poway, CA. 920654, is hereby registered by the following: Joe Mendoza Team, Inc. 1353 Dolomite Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/02/03. /s/Joseph Mendoza, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/08/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031835 The name of the business: The Daily Stitcher, located at 1158 Calle Emparrado, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rebecca Complin 1158 Calle Emparrado San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Rebecca Complin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/08/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-030324 The name of the business: Arroyo Tree Service, Arroyo Small Family Home, located at 1996 Alessandro Trail, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Maria Arroyo 1996 Alessandro Trail Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 03/01/2000. /s/Maria Arroyo, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 11/17/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031561 The name of the business: Ritual Grounds Coffee Roasting, located at 1150 Joshua Way, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Better Buzz Coffee Company 1150 Joshua Way, Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/01/2014. /s/Stephanie Garden, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/04/2014 12/18, 12/25/2014, 1/01 & 1/08/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032294 The name of the business: Cole & Associates, Cole & Realty & Mortgage, located at 186 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Cole Realty & Mortgage, Inc. 1911 Elmridge Dr. Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/20/1987. /s/L. Cole, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/12/2014 12/18, 12/25/2014, 1/01 & 1/08/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031890 The name of the business: Commencement Flowers, located at 1485 Poinsettia Ave., Suite 114, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Specop Events 1557 Regatta Rd. Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was July 17, 2014. /s/Robert T. Hall, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2014 12/11, 12/18, 12/25/2014 & 1/01/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032367 The name of the business: Bucketheadz, located at 35008 Pala Temecula Rd., Pala, CA. 92059, is hereby registered by the following: William George Eagleton 35008 Pala Temecula Rd. Pala, Ca. 92059 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/William George Eagleton This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/15/2014 12/18, 12/25/2014, 1/01 & 1/08/2015

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