Volume 43- No. 28
by lyle e davis
Guest Relations Desk, Century Celebrity Cruise: “Hello, Mr. Davis! What can we do for you today?”
“Well, I hate to be a bother, but, well, you see, I’m having a bit of a problem understanding your staff. They are all polite to a fault . . .”Good morning,” “Welcome Aboard,” . . . all very nice.
But there seems to be a problem with communication. So many of your staff are from Columbia, the Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, the Phillipines, Mexico, well . . . let me tell you a story that will demonstrate my problem: Room Service (RS) : 'Morrin. Roon sirbees.' Davis (G) : 'Sorry, I thought I dialed room-service. ' RS : 'Rye .. Roon sirbees . morrin! Jewish to oddor sunteen?' G : 'Uh..yes. I'd like some bacon and eggs.' RS : 'Ow July den?' G : 'What ?' RS : 'Ow July den? ... pryed, boyud, poochd?' G : 'Oh, the eggs! How do I like The Paper - 760.747.7119
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them? Sorry, scrambled please.' RS : 'Ow July dee baykem? Crease?' G : 'Crisp will be fine.' RS : 'Hokay. An sahn toes?' G : 'What?' RS : 'An toes. July sahn toes?' G : “Toes Why on earth would I want toes?’ RS : 'No ? Judo wan sahn toes ?' G : 'I feel really bad about this, but I don't know what 'judo wan sahn toes' means.' RS : 'Toes! toes!....Why jew don juan toes? Ow bow Anglish moppin we bodder?' G : 'English muffin!! I've got it! You were saying Toast.' Fine. Yes, an English muffin will be fine.' RS : 'We bodder?' G : 'No ... just put the bodder on the side.' RS : 'Wad! ?' G : 'I mean butter...just put it on the side.' RS : 'Copy?' G : 'Excuse me?' RS : 'Copy ... tea ... meel ?' G : 'Yes. tea, please, and that's all.' RS : 'One Minnie. Scramah egg, crease baykem, Anglish moppin w bodder on sigh and tea .... rye ?' G : 'Whatever you say.'
RS : 'Tenjewberrymuds. ' G : 'You're very welcome.'
“Well,” sez me, “you can see how difficult it is.”
Guest Relations: “Yes, Mr. Davis. I understand. We have many nationalities represented on our service staff . . . there will be a variety of accents . . . but all have to understand English before they are hired.
Davis: “That they understand English is not at issue; whether they can speak the language seems to be.” Guest Relations Desks: “I shall speak to the staff service desk.” Davis: “'Tenjewberrymuds.”
I’m not sure if the entire cruise industry is out to squeeze every last nickle out of the traveling public or whether we just signed on with a cruise line that has that philosophy wired in. I seem to remember back in the ‘good old days’ that soft drinks were free throughout the ship, that the main dining room had bottles of wine at each table,
compliments of the cruise line, that tours of the bridge were available at no charge. I also seem to recall that service in the main dining room was impeccable. All was in place, and the food was outstanding. Today, I’ve noticed that while the staff is very pleasant and polite, there are serving delays, salt and pepper shakers seem to be missing, follow-up service is lacking, orders are not given to the kitchen as ordered, and that the quality of food has gone down a notch. A sirloin steak I ordered was like eating shoe leather, tough, stringy . . . not at all what I would expect from a first class restaurant, particularly aboard a ‘luxury liner.” It seems a buffet style, serve yourself restaurant is much more pleasant. As a result, we spent most of our time in The Islands Cafe - a buffet restaurant with plenty of variety and tasty food, pleasant, helpful servers . . . and a new wrinkle, a sushi bar! We wound up avoiding the Main Dining Room as there just
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seemed to always be a certain tension - something that defied relaxation. We did go on two nights only because it was a ‘dressy affair’ and all the ladies got to wear their fancy gowns. Ms. Madison wore a different beautiful gown on each night and a couple of snazzy necklaces I had bought for her, together with her other beautiful jewelry. She looked lovely and she seemed to enjoy the evenings.
I, on the other paw, had to put on long pants, shoes and socks and a sport coat (I adamantly refuse to wear a tie. The most ridiculous piece of clothing ever devised). This is in contrast to my customary ‘formal wear’ of tennis shorts, Birkenstock sandals, and sport shirt. That, to me, is relaxation. And I’m old enough now that people can just say or think, “aw, that’s just Lyle. He’s a bit of an eccentric old pigeon.” Another problem in the Main Dining Room has to do with table assignments If you are unlucky enough to get a ‘bad table,’ dinner becomes a painful
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy!
How men and women record things in their diaries ... Wife's Diary:
Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had made plans to meet at a nice restaurant for dinner. I was shopping with my friends all day long, so I thought he was upset at the fact that I was a bit late, but he made no comment on it. Conversation wasn't flowing, so I suggested that we go somewhere quiet so we could talk. He agreed, but he didn't say much.
I asked him what was wrong; He said, 'Nothing.' I asked him if
We had one table mate, a retired Noo Yawk teacher who insisted on telling me all about her grandson, who was an attorney, how her girl friend, Sadie, or maybe it was Judy, or maybe . . . (I felt like shouting at her . . . I don’t care!) This lady did not realize that occasionally a mouth was meant to ingest food and not for non-stop talking. The other table mates had learned that the hard way and no one wanted to sit next to her. That was an unwelcome privilege designed for me. I tolerated it, barely, for one evening I never went back to that table.
We whites were also most likely in the minority. Lots of Indians, Asians, some Latinos, many, many French. We Yanks as the Brits love to call us, were there but I suspect, outnumbered.
you get to meet the Captain, and shake his paw, exchange a few pleasantries. 15 seconds later he will neither remember your face or name and care less for the great conversation you had for, maybe, 30-45 seconds. Not for me. I wish the Captain
Remember those beautiful color ads in the travel magazines? And on tv? The ones that show all the beautiful, young people having fun on the cruise? They lie.
Our ship had mostly elderly, flabby, wrinkled, potbellied, bald-headed passengers. And that was only the women!
Very few young, attractive passengers. Not quite the glamorous picture portrayed by the
it was my fault that he was upset. He said he wasn't upset, that it had nothing to do with me, and not to worry about it. On the way home, I told him that I loved him. He smiled slightly, and kept driving. I can't explain his behavior. I don't know why he didn't say, 'I love you, too.' When we got home, I felt as if I had lost him completely, as if he wanted nothing to do with me anymore. He just sat there quietly, and watched TV. He continued to seem distant and absent. Finally, with silence all around us, I decided to go to bed. About 15 minutes later, he came to bed. But I still felt that he was distracted, and his thoughts were somewhere else. He fell asleep; I cried. I don't know what to do.. I'm almost sure that his thoughts are with someone else. My life is a disaster. Husbands Diary:
A two-foot putt ... who the hell misses a two-foot putt?
1. Where there's a will, I want to be in it.
The Islands Cafe’ - Tasty foods, gourmet, sushi, bbq . . . a wide variety of food . . . and a cozy, quite place to talk Meeting the Captain well, but I just want him to drive the ship well and run the Is this really important to peo- crew. We chose not to meet the ple? You have to dress up for Captain. Nothing against him dinner, suits, ties, slacks, or slacks and sport coat . . . a ‘for- ‘Modern Day Piracy’ mal dinner’ – and, as a reward, Cont. on Page 3
2. The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on my list.
3. Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 4. If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong. 5. We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
12. You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.
13. I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not so sure.. 14. To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.
6. War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
15. Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.
8. To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.
17. I'm supposed to respect my elders, but it’s getting harder and harder for me to find one now.
10. In filling out an application, where it says, 'In case of emergency, Notify:' I put 'DOCTOR.'
These are all original quotes from the late Phyllis Diller. A lot are practical, and every one is straight from the hip.
7. Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit.. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
9. I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.
11. Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
16. You're never too old to learn something stupid.
The Wisdom of Phyliss Diller
Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
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personally, it’s just not a high priority with me. I preferred the company of Tim Cunning and his son, Andrew. We had many a laugh together. I doubt the Captain could have made Evelyn and I laugh. Outrageous prices
When the cruise lines have you where they want you they put the squeeze on. That’s where the piracy on the open seas come in. It’s as though they had a pirate’s sword at your throat.
Take the Internet Lounge for example. How does $0.75 per minute sound? Outrageous? Yep.
Oh, you can buy packages that gets the cost down to 65, 55, 48, 36 or a low of 24 cents a minute (but the latter will cost you $400 for their package plan so you “earn” the 24 cent a minute rate. With your hardearned money. Add in the fact that the ship’s computer system works off the satellite and this means ungodly slow service . . . at 75 cents a minute.
Normally, I go to an on-shore Internet Café when we get into port; there, the rate is more like $5 per hour. But on an Alaska cruise, they are few and far between . . . and one of them, Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, , has Wi-Fi that only works sometimes . . . and that is seldom. We had urgent matters to attend to, chief of which was getting our paper out; we had major software issues that delayed the Internet retrieval and sending of messages, editorial copy, staff direction . . . all of which had to be done. At 75 cents a minute! Thanks to our talented Art Diretor, Troy Larson, we managed to get last week’s issue out, on time. We were not able to have it proof-read before going to the printer so if there are any typos, that’s the reason.
We seldom drink but for those that do, the “Celebrity Beverage Package” runs from a low of $7 a day for soft drinks to $191 per day for a wine package . . . you want bottled water? $12/day. Coffee, tea, water is free at the café; anything else you pay for. Through the nose.
Oh, and have you ever noticed how the shipboard diamond stores alway offer diamonds at 60% off ? Imagine that.
Overpriced jewelry, statues, what purports to be valuable art work, anthing of any value is always overpriced on board ship. That way they can give your big “discounts.” Shipboard Entertainment
Not everything about this cruise line was only “okay.” They had a naturalist, Milos Radakovich, who put on lectures that were absoutely fascinatng. Educational, entertaining, and well attended lectures. He would make a brilliant college professor and students would fight to get to his lectures . . . he was that good.
The state-of-the-art theatre It seems cruise lines scrimp mightily, however, on their entertainment budget. Many of the acts are marginally good, some vary with time and place. Example. Comedian Louis Johnson had a fairly decent showing during “family hour’ shows; a styling somewhat similar to Bill Cosby. But then he did an “adult show” on Friday night.
Awful. Absolutely awful. He didn’t use a lot of “bad words” and it wasn’t really raunchy. Just a continuous display of bad taste. That show should never again be seen by human eyes or heard by human ears.
A magician, Jay Matiolli, whose chief claim to fame was that he was a semi-finalist on “America’s Got Talent” did routine magic tricks that fooled few and were rather sophomoric in their presentation. He did do a Michael Jackson dance routine that was outstanding. Perhaps he should shift professions from magician to dancer? The singers and dancers ranged from adequate to rather good;
the choreography of the dancers was brilliant. Music tended to be loud and brassy, some folks liked it. Not my cup of tea.
To top it off, the cruise line offered a “closing night celebration” featuring the aforementioned comedian and magician. They both sucked. Big time.
I left before the show was completed, it was that bad. Ports of Call and Side Trips
Icy Strait Point - way north in Alaska . . . but what was the point? An entire day of sailing to go to a small town with 860 persons? With 360 of them going home during the winter months? And the chief attraction is a defunct fish cannery with static displays of equipment used for cleaning fish? And a museum that extends the fishing background memorabilia? They offer a zip line if you like zipping down a mountain and are willing to pay a lot for the privilege ($226 with an ATV tour and zipline, $161 if your ride a bike up the mountain) . . they have a nature trail that was lovely . . . a walk into the forest primeval. Quite, dark, peaceful, absolute beauty. But to travel all that distance for such small attractions? I would rather have sailed to Skagway. Much more history and things to see and do. En route back toward Juneau, Ketchikan and Vancouver, British Columbia, we sailed by the Hubbard Glacier. It’s okay if you like to look at ice; we saw some calving of the glacier, dramatic, but I had seen it before. This took the better part of a sailing day which, to me, was not worth the journey or the time. There are more exciting things to do. The Mendenhall Glacier is far more impressive and interesting.
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service the same, the food was adequate, at best, in the main dining room (the café’ food was much better and more efficiently served). In my judgment, for the amount of money we paid for the cruise, the ship and its offerings did not come up to the standards I expect of a cruise line. Did we enjoy ourselves? Yes. To a degree. But not enough to compensate for the high prices we paid. We had a far more pleasant experience with a HollandAmerican cruise about five years ago while on board the “Oosterdam.” Much more elegant, tidy, efficient (but it, too, had the horrendous Internet charges in the computer room).
Would I go on another cruise? Probably. But I’d be a lot more selective in my cruise line and the prices paid. I got talked into booking on this line because it was an extension of the Kiwanis International Convention we had just attended in Vancouver. Support Kiwanis! Be with your pals!
I wound up being with three or four of my pals, most of the time being spent with Tim Cunning, our Lieutenant Governor, and his son, Andrew. That time was great fun . . . but I really didn’t see a lot of other Kiwanians who were good friends. Maybe three or four, aside from Tim, tops.
We had done some research and found several cruise lines at lesser cost but we wanted to ‘support our Kiwanis organization.’ I won’t do that next time.
Researching Cruise Lines
One source I use in rating cruise lines, and prices, is a websie known as: VacationstoGo.com They have a rating system that is helpful.
You beginning to get the idea of why I’m not fond of some cruise lines?
Cruise ship ratings exist to help customers find the level of quality they want, and are willing to pay for, at sea. Their ratings range from 1 to 6 stars, with 6 stars representing exceptional quality in every way.
The ship was only “okay,” the
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I would not sail on the Celebrity Century cruise line again.
They rate the Celebrity Century
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More Traffic Woes for San Marcos
Just when San Marcos motorists were getting used to having fairly normal traffic . . . the game changes.
A multi-week paving project has begun on San Marcos Boulevard between Rancho Santa Fe Road and Business Park Drive. Only one lane will be available in each direction while crews are at work.
City officials said the project should be complete by late August. Expect to see workers on duty from 7:30 am to 5 pm on weekdays. Motorists are urged to find alternate routes. More Money for Escondido’s City Manager and City Attorney
In spite of the controversies surrounding Escondido’s City Manager, Clay Phillips, both he and City Attorrney Jeff Epp received pay raises by a 4-1 vote from the Escondido City Council. Councilmember Olga Diaz was the lone dissenting vote.
Man ABout Town
I doubt there is a more beautiful city in the world than Vancouver, British Columbia. We spent an all-too-short three and a half days there during a Kiwanis International Convention. I fell in love with the city 20 years ago and have now fallen in love all over again. It’s a clean town. Very little graffiti. Its people take pride in their city and don’t allow the few nutballs who go around painting things to get away with it. You see graffiti, you call a certain number and someone is out the same day to paint it out.
On June 26th the Council met and considered raises for their two top administrators. The action had been scheduled on the Consent Calendar, usually reserved for routine items that are expeced to pass easily.
Not so this evening. Deputy Mayor Olga Diaz pulled the employment contract renewals and what ensued was a sometimes heated discussion amongst the council members.
Both Phillips and Epp have identical proposed contracts that last three years, commencing June 26, 2013. Each would receive an immediate 3.95 percent base pay raise to $234,719, with another 2.95 percent raise to $241,643 on July 1, 2014, and a final raise of 4.95 percent to $253,605 six months later, on January 1, 2015. No discussion or analysis was provided that dealt with the fringe benefits and retirement impact of the raises. Diaz argued: “I have a concern about the fiscal prudence of giving raises to top management. It’s too soon to give raises in this range when we still have city employees that have not fully recovered from the conces-
To his credit, Hizzoner, Mayor Sam Abed of Escondido has headed up a vigorous campaign to eradicate graffiti in his city. So far, it appears to be paying off. Not only does the graffiti get removed but thanks to some new tracking software the miscreants who did the painting can often be tracked, found, and prosecuted. If they are minors their parents wind up paying the sometimes substantial bills; one would hope the miscreant gets a warm backside, compliments of his parents, in recognition of his expensive artistic talent. (Yes, I believe spankings, in some cases, are appropriate.)
We didn’t get to totally enjoy Vancouver, however. We had major computer and software problems that prevented us from putting together last week’s edition of The Paper. Normally, we are able to access our computer remotely and build the paper. This time, our software was corrupted so we had to turn to our brilliant Art Director, Troy Larson, to bail us out and put the paper together. He did an admirable job. A couple of typos, but, given the circumstances he was working under, we are quite
sions that they agreed to as part of the economic hardship the city experienced.” We’re setting a precedent that if we’re giving [raises of] 3.95 percent, 2.95 percent, and 4.95 percent. The city’s budget is projected to grow 3 percent. This is out of line with our own projections of growth, but also when we go back to the bargaining table with each unit over the next year or two, their expectation is going to be this. I think that that’s something the city is setting itself up for some degree of failure later. I would choose to give no raise for at least another year or until we’re able to restore some of the things that were cut — library hours, for example, pool hours.” Mayor Sam Abed and councilmembers Mike Morasco, John Masson and Ed Gallo all supported the raises. Abed said: “I’m 100 percent behind our city manager because he’s done a great job. You might disagree, but the city manager is following our policy; but your disagreement with any issue should be with us [the city council]; it’s as simple as that.” San Marcos Teen Hiker is Safe
pleased. Any errors, omissions, or typos are our fault, not his.
Elsewhere in this edition you will see our observations on our Alaskan Cruise. In a future issue we will probably focus in on Vancouver and its surroundings. So beautiful, so much to see and do. If I were a younger man, I would likely emigrate there, it’s that lovely. As interesting as the holiday was we were pleased to get back to our babies. As we knew they would, our pups, Trixie and Cindy, were overjoyed to see mom and dad return and collect them from Evelyn’s son’s home, our official “puppysitter.” Evelyn and I both thought of them often and missed them greatly. Those of you who don’t have pups won’t understand. Those of you who do, understand perfectly. It’s good to have our babies back! Sad news: Linda Manor has passed away, another victim of that horrible disease, cancer. We have known Don and Linda Manor for years. A finer, more loving couple would be hard to find. They were a team in every sense of the word. They ran a very successful Wholesale
This past Sunday morning was an eventful one for a San Marcos hiker and his family.
During a Saturday evening hike to the top of San Jacinto Peak near Palm Springs, park rangers received a call around 10 p.m. from the 15-year-old boy’s sister, who said they last saw him around 7:45 p.m. A search team found the boy shortly after midnight Sunday, about one-fourth of a mile off the High Trail, which is used to get to the top of the 10,834-foot-high mountain. He was kept on the mountain overnight and reunited with his family the following morning at the base of the mountain. A Shock: Escondido’s Arts Center Top Officials Resign
After years of touch and go operations, the Escondido Arts Center appears to be well on its way to recovery and a permanent status as a solvent arts center with top operational staff.
Then, two of the top officials credited with having turned
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Floral business in San Marcos, were very active commnity volunteers and always had a ready smile for anyone who needed it. Same with hugs. They were generous with their hugs.
We have extended our condolences privately to Don and now do so publicly. Don and Linda were fortunate to have found one another and lived such a happy life together. She will be missed and Don is in our thoughts as well.
For those of you who are curious to see what The Man About Town looks like, I’ll be speaking today (Thursday) at of Club Kiwanis the Escondido, 12 noon for lunch, I’ll probably go on about 1pm and speak until 1:30. They want to hear my thoughts about The Paper, where it’s been, where it’s going, and what’s happening within the cities of North County. We’ll try to answer questions as best we can and to lay out our vision for The Paper and the future of media in North County. Finally, we had quite a trip to British Columbia and Alaska but as the old saying goes, “there’s no place like home!”
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line at 4.5 stars. I would probably agree with that . . . maybe rating it closer to a 3.75 or 4. As a general rule, they do not recommend or represent any
ship rated less than 3 stars, but occasionally an older ship with an established cruise line might drop below 3 stars before being sold or refurbished.
A 6-star cruise ship is not only the best of the best for seagoing vacations, but it also delivers the highest overall service and quality of any vacation on the planet.
Many elements are considered in rating a ship, including the service level (room steward, waiters, purser's desk, etc.), food quality and presentation, the onboard facilities and amenities, and the physical condition of the ship's accommo-
dations and public areas.
Some inaccuracy is inherent in the process of assigning a single numerical rating to an entire ship. For example, a vessel might deliver 5-star food service and 4-star entertainment, and a star rating of 4.5 would not perfectly describe either aspect.
Many ships change in ratings over time. An aging ship may decline a half-star or more due to physical condition, and then be brought back to its original condition (and rating) by a major refurbishment. They list the dates of refurbishments on the ship profile pages on their website. (The Celebrity Century was last refurbished in 1995. 18 years ago).
Personal preference also plays a big part in the perception of a ship's overall quality. After receiving tens of thousands of post-cruise surveys in the past year alone, the website says that even the most experienced cruisers do not agree on a ship's rating. One may weight the dining experience most heavily, while another may be more focused on children's programs, including facilities and counselors. Still, the imperfect rating system is the best method for comparing one ship to another in the selection process, and you can see all their ship ratings by clicking on their website and going to:
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Letters to the Editor Ethnic Jokes
Dear Editor and Mr. Petrosino:
I grew up here in Escondido, but I moved to Italy in 1995. I have dual citizenship, American and my new adopted home’s, Italian. I am very proud to have both. I think this is the ‘Nick’ I used to work with in 1978, so I hope you will print this letter because we have also lost touch over the years I will speak frankly to my Italian friend, though not so eloquently as he did! From one Italian to another: Now Nick, were you having a bad hair day when you read the
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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: email@example.com RB Chorale 2013 Scholarship Winners Announced
The RB Chorale awarded $13,000 recently to six promising musicians who will be attending college in the fall. Pat Bean, RB Chorale founder and director, struck by how talented the entire group was, said “It wasn’t easy for us to pick just six from a field of 17 applicants.” Here are the results: Receiving top prize of $3,000 on Friday, May 24, Alexis Young will graduate from ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5
ethnic joke? I don’t want to downplay your feelings which at the time you felt to be justifiable, but I found the joke to be quite funny and I interpreted it as to how an Italian can survive any situation.
You, if I remember correctly, besides being one of the most awesome artists I’ve ever met in my entire life, also had one of the most ‘interesting and intellectual’ senses of humor. I have never received a superbly hand drawn Christmas card with such a ‘slant’ on Santa Claus since the one you had sent out in 1980! Very funny, but certainly someone perhaps from the land of Santa Claus would not have taken it so humorously as we all did!? In times like these, and believe me, having lived in Italy since 1995, we all, and I do mean all (agreeing with your comment about including minorities and relaxing on always being ‘politically correct’, what does that mean anymore, anyway?) races and creeds to be able to laugh at some of those things which, though personally do not
Escondido Charter High School in June, and has chosen Oklahoma City University to nurture her extraordinary singing and acting talents with musical theatre performance as her goal. The $3,000 winner on Saturday was Annelle Gregory from the Greater San Diego Academy, who plans to attend University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music to focus on violin performance, which she has been studying for nine years. Friday night’s $2,000 winner was Rachel Danielson who has chosen Chapman University’s hallMusco Conservatory of Music to continue her musical studies. She will graduate from Poway High School, and has been playing the piano for 13 years and the violin for 11 years. Emily Kerrigan, another talented Poway High School senior will attend the University of California Los Angeles and plans to major in vocal performance with a minor in business or marketing. She picked up $2,000 on Saturday night performing a classical vocal piece. Chase Cullen from Poway High School will attend ‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 7 describe a single person, make themselves part of some sort of ‘group’.
Italians are in a big mess, I know. I live there. We really don’t have a government, our sales tax is 21% (going to 22% perhaps right now or by September 21st), we have Berlusconi and bunga, bunga, but you know.....besides being great complainers and activists working to change the system/s, they work on keeping some semblance of humor as well because the alternative is what? To cry? So, dear old ‘amico’ mio, think of how much progress Italy and Italians have made ... some of the best is theirs and just relax, Italian style! Thank you,
Kelly De Lisle-Marchetti P.S. I have left contact info with The Paper but you need to be able to remember a couple things, there will be a quiz! Gene Autry
Many of us enjoyed recalling motion picture cowboys, e.g. Gene Autry, in your latest issue,
but it would have been an opportunity to recommend the Autry Center in Griffith Park, L.A. It is a good museum about not only the mythical West of movies but the real history of the West, a valuable legacy of Gene Autry. William J. Pease San Diego County
Hello there Lyle.
Just a small question or two regarding this story. (re: Chief Jim Maher and Lt. Greg Ellis) Is there a reason why the local television news stations such as KUSI or channel 8 news are not covering this story? Or are they waiting for more to come out.? Thank you,
Ricky Bobby San Diego County
Editor’s Note: We have no idea as to editorial policies of other media. We just plod along, doing our best to cover the stories we learn about and rely a great deal on well informed, but confidential
sources, several of whom have courageously risked their jobs by contacting us. Your question(s) would be better addressed to the media themselves. NOTICE TO READERS OF THE PAPER
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Palomar College this fall before transferring to a four-year university. He loves everything about musical theatre, from singing and dancing to directing and production. Chase was awarded $1,500 on Friday night. Chase Fischer, Poway resident and graduate of the Coronado School of the Arts plans to attend Montclair State University in New Jersey this fall. He will pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre and dreams of appearing on Broadway. Chase was awarded $1,500 on Saturday night. For more info, visit www.rbchorale.org. Local DAR Supports National Position
Launching local support of former State Regent Karon Jarrad as she moves to the national position of Corresponding Secretary General, the local Rincon Del Diablo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated with Karon at the DAR District 14 celebration. The Rincon Del Diablo Chapter meets monthly October through June at
Her hair was up in a pony tail, Her favorite dress tied with a bow. Today was Daddy's Day at school, And she couldn't wait to go.
But her mommy tried to tell her, That she probably should stay home; Why the kids might not understand, If she went to school alone. But she was not afraid; She knew just what to say. What to tell her classmates Of why he wasn't there today.
But still her mother worried, For her to face this day alone. And that was why, once again, She tried to keep her daughter home.
But the little girl went to school, Eager to tell them all. About a dad she never sees, a dad Who never calls.
There were daddies along the wall in Back, for everyone to meet. Children squirming impatiently, Anxious in their seat. One by one the teacher called On a student from the class. To introduce their daddy, As seconds slowly passed.
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At last the teacher called her name, Every child turned to stare. Each of them was searching, A man who wasn't there.
"Where's her daddy at?" She heard a boy call out. "She probably doesn't have one," Another student dared to shout. And from somewhere near the back, She heard a daddy say, "Looks like another deadbeat dad, Too busy to waste his day."
The words did not offend her, As she smiled up at her Mom. And looked back at her teacher, who Told her to go on..
And with hands behind her back, Slowly she began to speak. And out from the mouth of a child, Came words incredibly unique. "My Daddy couldn't be here, Because he lives so far away. But I know he wishes he could be, Since this is such a special day. And though you cannot meet him, I wanted you to know All about my daddy, And how much he loves me so.
He loved to tell me stories, He taught me to ride my bike; He surprised me with pink roses, And taught me to fly a kite.
Student Crowned as 1st Miss Make-A-Wish San Diego
Miss Oceanside Fire Prevention 2013, Alexxa Morgan, was crowned on Saturday, June 22, at the Oceanside Fire Association Scholarship Pageant held at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. Alexxa is 17 and attends Mira Costa College where she maintains a 4.0 GPA. She volunteers at Make-A-Wish Foundation and was crowned as the 1st Miss Make-A-Wish San Diego. She enjoys dancing, volunteering, public speaking, traveling, and cooking. Her goal is to receive an MBA in Business Economics from UCLA. In We used to share fudge sundaes,
And ice cream in a cone. And though you cannot see him. I'm not standing here alone.
'Cause my daddy's always with me, Even though we are apart; I know because he told me, He'll forever be in my heart"
With that, her little hand reached up, And lay across her chest. Feeling her own heartbeat, Beneath her favorite dress. And from somewhere there in the crowd of dads, Her mother stood in tears. Proudly watching her daughter, Who was wise beyond her years. For she stood up for the love Of a man not in her life. Doing what was best for her, Doing what was a right.
And when she dropped her hand back Down, staring straight into the crowd. She finished with a voice so soft, But its message clear and loud. "I love my daddy very much, he's my shining star. And if he could, he'd be here, But heaven's just too far.
You see he is an American Soldier And he died just this past year, , When a roadside bomb hit his convoy And taught Americans to fear.
1960 the first Miss Fire Prevention, Diane Killourhy “Flame,” was selected. She attended Oceanside High School class of 1961 and now lives in Arizona. Meetings/Events Calendar
Business After 5 Mixer on Thursday Today, Thursday July 11, is the date for the Escondido Chamber of Commerce "Business After 5 Mixer" to be held at the Escondido Toyota dealership, 231 Lincoln Parkway, Escondido. Take advantage of two opportunities to promote your business and free admission for two representatives: Bring a raffle prize ($30-$50value) or be a table sponsor ($75). There will be barbeque, prizes and networking. Call with your raffle prize information and/or reserve a table 760.745.2125. Admission is $10/members or $15/prospective members/guests.
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But sometimes when I close my eyes, it's like he never went away." And then she closed her eyes, And saw him there that day.
And to her mother's amazement, She witnessed with surprise, A room full of daddies and children, All starting to close their eyes.
Who knows what they saw before them; Who knows what they felt inside. Perhaps for merely a second, They saw him at her side. "I know you're with me Daddy," to the silence she called out. And what happened next made believers, of those once filled with doubt.
Not one in that room could explain it, for each of their eyes had been closed. But there on the desk beside her, was a fragrant long-stemmed pink rose.
And a child was blessed, if only for a moment, by the love of her shining star. And given the gift of believing, that heaven is never too far.
There must be many children in the same boat as this little girl. Thanks to our servicemen and their families for the sacrifice they are making to keep our country free.The ULTIMATE sacrifice is being left behind. Don't forget them.
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Quilt Artist Reception, Thursday, July 11, 12noon at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery - The theme of the Adobe Quilt Show in Vista is "A Novel Idea: From Traditional Block to Art Quilt" and is put on by Free Spirits Art Quilt Group. This quilt group is based in North San Diego County. Each year they challenge themselves to make quilts on a chosen theme. This year they decided to pay tribute to the traditions of quilt making which is the forerunner of the art quilt -- a stitched and layered construction, intended to be displayed on the wall. The exhibit will run through July 27. Exhibiting artists are Karen Bennick, Jill LeCroissette, Susan Nikkel, Carol Pelly, Joan Schooley, Katrina Sjoberg, Mary Tabar, Ann Turley, and Pamela Wright. The Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery is located at 640 Alta Vista Drive, Vista. Park in the lot across the street from the entrance to the Adobe. The Gallery is on the right, next to the gift shop. Hours are Thursday thru Saturday, 10am-3pm, except holidays, and admission is free. For information, call Jill Le Croissette at 760.434.7491 or email email@example.com.
El Camino Quilt Guild Meeting - Melanie Chang, Quilt Artist, will be the program speaker at the El Camino Quilt Guild Meeting on Thursday, July 11, at the North Coast Church, 2405 N. Santa Fe, Vista. The public is invited. Guest fee is $5/person. Melanie has had many venues, starting with tole painting and expanding her skills with oils, acrylics, watercolors, drawing, and eventually, quilting. She combined both to create her own style of art quilts that are easily learned by her students. Creativity and artistic talent are leaned skills, like quilting. Learn to critique your work, be inventive, intuitive, and use your imagination.
Free Movie in the Park - The City of San Marcos will be presenting a free movie in Woodland park, 671 Woodland Parkway, on Friday, July 12, The PG-rated movie, Madagascar3, will be shown on a large inflatable screen in high definition format. Bring beach chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Pre-show activities start at 6pm and the movie at dusk. For info, go to www.sanmarcos.net.
"Tonight's The Night" Dance/Mixer - Simply The Best Singles group presents this dance/mixer on Saturday, July 13, 7:3011:30pm, at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad. For ages 40-60ish. First 40 men and 40 women to attend can participate in "speedy" speed dating. Photographer, psychic and more. For information, www.SimplyTheBestSingles.com or call 818.577.6877. Escondido Municipal Gallery Reception - On Saturday, July 13, from 5:30-8pm, a reception will be held at the Escondido Municipal Gallery for "Reflections" in the PhotoArts Group--Interspace Gallery, at 262 East Grand Ave., Escondido. The exhibit will run from July 9 to July 31at the Gallery. Hours are from 11am-4pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. For more info, call 760.480-4101. Visit the PAG website at www.photoartsgroup.org. Senator Wyland to Speak at Tri-City Tea Party Meeting - On Tuesday, July 16, State Senator Mark Wyland and Dawn Wildman, leader of California's Tea Party Groups, will both speak at the meeting at Bomers Cafe in Vista. Senator Wyland will talk about the hot button issues in California today and what we can do about them. Dawn, formerly on the national Tea Party Patriots board, will inspire with updates from meetings between tea party leaders throughout the state and how to be more effective. Also, Action Group Leaders will give latest updates. Attendees are encourated to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers Cafe, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista. For information about the club or meeting, contact TCTP at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 760.600.TCTP (8287), or www.tri-cityteaparty.org. Bunko Bonanza - On Saturday, July 20, the Preceptor Mu Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma
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things around announced their resignations. Chief Executive Jon Teeuwissen resigned his post to return to Chicago recently, and board president Carina Courtright stepped down so she can spend a year living in Italy with her daughter.
City officials and center donors are hopeful that the policies and procedures set in place by the two departed officials will continue in force and things will continue to work smoothly. Meanwhile, the search is on for their replacements. The 19-year-old-center has been an attractive, though financially draining, asset for the city.
The arts center had run annual deficits — sometimes as large as $1 million — during 13 of its first 16 years. Currently, annual surpluses of $300,000 are the norm.
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Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Jasmine: “Jazzy” is a one year old female German Shepherd who reminds you of that funny talking dog video on YouTube. She has the most expressive eyes. When I initially saw her photo online and saw that her time was up, I couldn’t let anything happen to her. She just had this pleading look and that was it for me. Jazzy was supposed to be killed last Sunday by Orange County. She was a stray and had an appointment with the euthanasia room that same day but the Puppy Coalition in cooperation with Coastal German Shepherd got her out just in time. She is in residence at San Marcos Kennel on South Twin Oaks Road where we will keep her until she is fostered or adopted.
If you would like to make an arrangement to meet this young lady and possibly foster her for a short time while we find a permanent home or even adopt her, please call Bruce Krider at 760-612-9156 and we will coordinate a visit.
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Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual. Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off. Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without
Millie is a 6-year-old spayed female Lhasa Apso mix, ID 73359. Millie did so well on all of her behavior tests that she made the honor roll! She is friendly and fun and she loves to play fetch. She will always bring the ball back and rolls it to you so you can keep throwing it for her. She would prefer not to share your attention, so she will do best as the only dog in her new home. Millie is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $85 adoption fee includes spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open seven days a week.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like. You know you're old if your walker has an airbag. I'm eighteen years behind in my ironing.
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Cade is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 3 year old, 11 pound. Spaniel / Terrier mix. His previous owners surrendered him to RCHS when they could no longer keep him. He’s a perfect family dog that can go anywhere and do everything with you. He loves going for walks, riding in the car, and other dogs.
The $145 adoption fee for Cade includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. If you can't adopt him, consider sponsoring Cade until he’s adopted.
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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Independent Districting Commission
You may recall that Escondido will be divided into four voting districts. The districts will be determined by a Districting Commission consisting of 7 members. The members will be chosen by a Selection Panel of retired San Diego County judges.
The Escondido City Clerk’s Office received 31 applications/nominations for the Independent Districting Commission during the specified nomination period of June 3 – 28, 2013. The applications have been posted to the City’s website at http://www.escondido.org/ . The Selection Panel has determined that
they will hold a Public Meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers to provide an opportunity for each applicant/nominee to make a brief presentation to the Panel. It is anticipated that the Selection Panel may appoint the seven members to the Independent Districting Commission at the close of the meeting. The agenda for this public meeting will be posted on the City’s website no later than 72 hours before the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 760-839-4617.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
With the hot summer season upon us, Vista Fire is urging parents to be aware of important safety water rules. Children drown quickly and silently in a matter of seconds. The most at risk for drowning are toddlers ages one and two. Below are tips to help keep children safe around water this summer. 1. Constant supervision in and around water is key to prevention childhood drowning. 2. Never leave a child alone when in or near a body of water, even if it’s less than a few inches.
3. Keep toddlers within an arm’s reach. 4. Make sure older children swim with a buddy, never alone. 5. Children should wear a life jacket on docks or on boats. 6. Enroll children in swim lessons at the earliest age possible, but still supervise them always. 7. Always keep a phone with you so you can call for help in the event of an emergency.
Visitors to City Hall, please take note: beginning Friday, July 12, City Hall will be open once again on alternate Fridays. For the past two years, due to furloughs, we have been closed on these Fridays. Now the city’s operation hours will once aain be consistent.
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Summertime Fun in San Marcos
San Marcos offers several programs and special events for residents to enjoy this summer. From aquatics to concerts and movies in the park to art and dance classes, there is For those looking for easy fun ways something for everyone’s taste, activity to stay fit or express a more artistic level and interest. side, the City offers many structured The City’s aquatics program ramped classes, sports leagues and enrichup in April with open recreational ment programs. swim, classes for all ages and skill levels, and Family Swim Nights featuring For more information and event movies, games and after dark pool details, see the recreation guide poraccess. tion of the San Marcos 360 or visit www.san-marcos.net and click on the Special events are also a big draw dur- Community Services tab. Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood “Oceanside Tide” E-News
Well if you haven’t heard about it yet, there is a better way to get news on what’s happening in Oceanside – and that’s by subscribing to the FREE “Oceanside Tide” ENewsletter. Get this great source of information delivered to your Inbox each month with features on City news, upcoming events, important projects, new programs and other matters of interest regarding the City of Oceanside. Keep informed about your community – it’s a great resource for both residents and visitors to our area. To subscribe to this FREE service, begin by visiting the City of Oceanside’s website at www.ci.ocean-
he said, 'And if I had all the wine in the world, I'd take it and I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk pour it into the river.' I've been asked to say a cou- fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three ‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 10
ple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?
hours ago it was grass.'
And then finally, shaking You know you're old if they his fist in the air, he said, Old age is when the liver have discontinued your blood 'And if I had all the whiskey in the world, I'd take it and pour it spots show through your type. gloves. into the river.' My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor . My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle - keep away from chil-
It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core. Hymn #365
A minister was completing a temperance sermon. With great emphasis he said, 'If I had all the beer in the world, I'd take it and pour it into the river.' With even greater emphasis
ing the warmer months. The popular Summer Concerts in the Gardens series takes place through September at the Wood House Gardens. Other special events include free Movies in the Park, a family campout and Rockin’ through the Decades 50th Anniversary Concert.
Sermon complete, he sat down...
The song leader stood very cautiously and announced with a smile, nearly laughing, 'For our closing song, let us sing Hymn #365, 'Shall We Gather at the River.'
side.ca.us. Look for the “Most Popular” section on the homepage and listed below that heading you will see “Oceanside Tide E-News.” Click on that link and then get ready to stay connected with direct communication from our City departments on what’s new. With Oceanside being so centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego, with 3.5 miles of beach, a 1,000 boat slip harbor, the largest of the California missions and several regional museums, a lot is happening in the area and the “Oceanside Tide” is a great source of information.
Editor’s Note: In last week’s issue, due to an editing error by The Paper, a previous column had run in place of the correct one. We regret the error
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Giggles, Cores & Hertzes- part III
Last week we discussed “Passmark Benchmarks” as a measure in determining the performance and value of a PC. Computer “Benchmarks” measure speed. The computer’s CPU “benchmark” is determined by creating a “task set” that is representative of the work PCs are expected to do in the real world. Engineers measure the amount of time it takes a CPU to complete the “task set” and a value is assigned to each CPU. Here’s the way it works.
Let’s start with an Intel Pentium IV running at a 3.4GHz clock speed. It takes two minutes for this CPU to complete the “task set.” We arbitrarily
California Finally Acts to Support Manufacturers
According to a recent study, California earned a “C” letter grade in manufacturing, but a new state policy may improve this grade by supporting manufacturers in our state.
Last week, the legislature passed a sales and use tax exemption for manufacturers who purchase new equipment. This policy will provide tax relief for businesses interested in growing in California. They will be charged less sales tax, which will promote increased investment in their businesses.
For years, I have introduced legislation to establish a tax incentive for manufacturers. This policy should have been implemented long ago to prevent California’s manufacturing
assign it the baseline benchmark of 400. Next we take an Intel Core Duo running at 1.83GHz. It finishes the task set in one minute. Its benchmark is 800 because it is twice as fast. The next CPU we test is an Intel i3 running at 1.3GHz. It completes the task set in just a half minute. Since it is twice as fast as the Core Duo and four times as fast as the Pentium IV we assign it a benchmark speed of 1600. Get the idea? The fastest CPU for PCs from Intel today is the i7-3970X at 3.5GHz clock speed. Its benchmark score is 13000. This CPU completes the task set in 3.7 seconds. This i7 CPU costs over $1000. That’s not the cost of the PC, that’s just the cost of the chip that weighs less than half an ounce. The fastest AMD CPU is the 8 Core FX 8350 @ 4.0GHz. It benchmarks at 9128 and buzzes through the “task set” in 4.3 seconds. This CPU costs only $200.
ting a CPU that benchmarks like an i3.
One of the more interesting tables under “select a page” on Passmark’s CPU benchmarks is one titled “Available CPU Value.” This table takes the CPU performance benchmark divided by the price and comes up with a price performance rating for each CPU. This table makes it clear why we build more AMD based desktop computers than Intel’s. At any given performance, AMD CPUs are a better value and at any given price AMD outperforms Intel.
Ninety percent of the PCs we sell today benchmark between 3000 and
8000. Checking the CPU benchmarks on older PCs can be informative. That old Pentium IV 3.4 benchmarking at 400 is only 5 to 10% as fast as most new PCs but it’s still fast enough to surf the WWW and stream video. Many of the new allin-one PCs, tablets and netbooks use Intel Atom and ARM CPUs with the same low performance (300 to 600 benchmark scores) as a sevenyear-old PC. While you do need to know the performance characteristics of the CPU before you buy a new PC, there are some other things you need to check out too. We’ll talk about those next time.
It’s important to understand benchmarks, particularly when shopping for an Intel based PC. While the i7 is Intel’s premium family, there are a lot of i7s that are slower and cheaper than the fastest i5s. The i3 family also overlaps the i5s in price and performance. Consumers that think they’re getting a bargain buying a low priced i7 may actually wind up get-
decline and the departure of manufacturing businesses to other states.
Since 2000, California has lost more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs. During this time, California was one of only three states that did not provide an equipment sales tax exemption for the manufacturing industry. It is time for a change, and this year, the legislature finally took action. California manufacturers will now be encouraged to grow their businesses and be able to provide more job opportunities for unemployed Californians.
Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Escondido, and Vista.
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Time to take Stock in Sacramento
As the Legislature adjourns for its July summer recess, it’s appropriate to examine the record for this session so far. I took office last December along with 38 other newlyelected assemblymembers. At that time I expressed hope that the old ways of doing business in Sacramento would be replaced by a more pragmatic view of budgeting and policymaking. In some ways this hope has been fulfilled; in others it has been proven overly optimistic.
increases approved by voters last year will become permanent. In addition, the budget fails to address California’s long-term fiscal problems by largely ignoring outstanding debt obligations estimated to be in the hundreds of billions of dollars. The legislative record is a mixed bag as well. The Democratic Super Majority has moved bills forward that undermine the Second Amendment, weaken Proposition 13 and that would even allow students to use school locker rooms and restroom facilities reserved for the opposite sex. On a more positive note, attempts to limit citizen access to public records and to allow homeless persons to camp at will on public property were blocked.
The budget passed in June relies upon more realistic revenue forecasts than those of the recent past and is an improvement in that regard. On the other hand, the budget sets in place costly increas- Will pragmatism or continued es in welfare spending and legislative excess win out in assumes “temporary” tax Sacramento? Time will tell.
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Phi International presents a Bunko Bonanza at the Madrid Manor, 1401 El Norte Pkwy, San Marcos. Doors open at 10:30am; games start at 11am. Cost is $10/person, ages 14+, and includes lunch, prizes and a fun-filled afternoon. To be entered in a special drawing, bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Angel's Depot. Last day to purchase tickets is Wednesday, July 17. Tickets must be presented at door for admission. For more info, call Linda at 760.743.3876 or email email@example.com. Visit the fundraiser page at http://pma2825.weebly.com/fundraisers.ht ml to order your tickets. Beginners Square Dance Party - You are invited to a beginner square dance party on Monday, July 22. After that, classes close August 5th for new registrants. Classes are from 6:30-8pm at the Park Avenue Community Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido, with free parking. First class is free and after that the cost is $5/person, per session. For more information, call Patti and Joe Perna at 858.487.7212, Donna Hawkins at 760.889.6861, or visit the website at www.whirlawaysescondido.com.
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July Activities for Rancho Bernardo Art Association - During the month of July Phyllis Hensperger of the RBAA will be exhibiting her award-winning oil painting at Café Merlot at the Rancho Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo del Verano Norte, call 858.592.7785. The public is invited but reservations are recommended for the restaurant. Also, award winning artist Julius Swartz will be exhibiting his paintings in the Gallery at the Winery tasting room which is open Monday through Friday from 9am5pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm. RBAA member, Sharon Ford, is the featured artist on the RBAA's website at www.zhibit.org/rbaa or www.ranchobernardoart.com. The RBAA provides programs, workshops, exhibits, and social activities related to art for its membership. On July 25th at 7pm they will present an acrylic and mixed media painting demonstration by Elaine Harvey. The meeting is free to members; a $5 fee is charged to non-members and that applies to their membership fee if they decide to join RBAA within 30 days. This meeting will be held at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oals Dr., Rancho Bernardo. For info about RBAA visit www.ranchobernardoart.com or call Phyllis at 858.675.2262.
Escondido History Center Happenings – Movies in the Park is a chance to see family-friendly movies while enjoying the downtown park. There will be three more movies under the stars: “Brave” on Saturday, July 27; “The Lorax” on August 3; and “Madagascar 3” on August 17. Bring low backed chairs or blanket, a sweater or jacket for chilly evenings, and money for the snack bar. The popcorn wagon will be on site. Activities start at 7pm, and the movies air at dusk. For more info, check the website at
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Old Escondido East is featured this month on the walking tour on Tuesday, July 16, at 6pm; meet at the SE corner of Broadway and Grand. Join Rich Mercurio for a walk through part of the Old Escondido Historic District. No need to call in advance, just show up for a nice, informative, walk. And remember – photographs help tell the stories of our community. Help the History Center preserve Escondido’s many stories by donating, or loaning (so they can copy), your photographs of Escondido people, places and events. What happens today is history tomorrow. Humane Society Calendar Fundraiser Accepting Entries – The Escondido Humane Society is on the lookout for pets with pin-up potential for its “Best Friends 2014” calendar photo fundraiser. Entries will be accepted now through September 30. The tax-deductible entry donation of $25 supports animal rehabilitation and adoption programs at the Humane Society, so every entry means a happier life for a pet still waiting to become someone’s special “star.” Eleven winning photographs will appear as the famous Pets of the Month, and the first 50 entries that meet contest guidelines will be featured in the calendar’s Community Collage. Every completed entry receives a complimentary calendar. The regular suggested donation is $20 per calendar. Anyone
Linda Manor, 65, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on June 27, 2013. Ann C. Burner, 105, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on July 3rd, 2013.
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can submit their favorite snapshot, but photos must contain only animals (no people), and copyrighted photos are not accepted. High-resolution, horizontal-layout photos are preferred. Download entry forms at http://www.escondidohumanesociety.org/e hs 056.htm or picked up at the shelter, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Completed entry forms and photos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info, call 760.888.2235.
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The name of the business: Level 5 Design, located at 324 E. Valley Pkwy, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Michael T. Smee 324 E. Valley Pkwy Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/01/2005. /s/Michael T. Smee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/10 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016640
The name of the business: Lake Chiropractic & Medical Center, located at 1146 San Marino Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Lake Chiropractic & Medical 1146 San Marino Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/26/1986. /s/Dr. D. Mauser, Controller This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00052802-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Diem Thi Dang filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Diem Thi Dang to Proposed name Kelly Dang. 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: August 13, 2013, 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 June 12, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017670
The name of the business: Cambridge Restaurant & Bar, located at 1280 E. Vista Way, Ste 1, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Carmela Luckey 746 Honeydew Lane Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.. /s/Carmela Luckey This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/17 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017192
The name of the business: The Communication Group, located at 17565 Drayton Hall Way, San Diego, Ca. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Teri E. Denlinger 17565 Drayton Hall Way San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 06/09/2013. /s/Teri E. Denlinger This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/12 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017376
The name of the business: Stndrd Bags,
Stndrd Distribution, located at 1716
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is hereby registered by the following:
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017366
The name of the business: Nu-View Home Improvements, located at 7964 Arjons Drive, #H106, San Diego, Ca. 92126, is hereby registered by the following: Blue Star, Inc. 12145 Acebo Pl. San Diego, Ca. 92198 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/01/2013. /s/Bettye Farar, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/13 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017181
The name of the business: eDrive Life, IConsigncars.com, located at 147 S. Vinewood St., Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Auto Consignment San Diego Inc. 147 S. Vinewood St. Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Adrienne L. Flench, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/12 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 and 7/11/2013
NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF CATERINA GIVEN Case No. 37-2013-00051275-PR-PWCTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Caterina Given. Petition for Probate has been filed by John Given in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Madge Bradley Building. The Petition for Probate requests that John Given be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The peition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 7/16/2013 Time: 11:00 A.M. Dept: PC-1 Room #1 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Petitioner: John Given 918 Coronado Hills Drive San Marcos, Ca. 92078 760.806.8072 6/27, 7/04 & 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017739
The name of the business: Thesource.net, located at 210 W. Vermont Ave., #206, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Lamoni Bryant 210 W. Vermont Ave., #206 Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lamoni Bryant This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/17 /2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016059
The name of the business: New View Optometry, located at 732 Center Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92069is hereby registered by the following: New View Optometry 732 Center Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 5/31/2013. /s/Isaura Phung, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/31/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015579
The name of the business: Smiles of San Marcos, located at 630 Nordahl Rd. Ste D, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rasika Jain, DDS, Inc. 630 Nordahl Rd. Ste D San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 4/01/2000. /s/Rasika Jain, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/28/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017996
The name of the business: Kittyboot Gates Insurance & Financial Services, LLC, KG Seguros, located at 1938 Kellogg Ave., #12, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Kittyboot Gates Insurance & Financial Services, LLC 1938 Kellogg Ave #12 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 4/01/2011. /s/Gwendolyn Evans, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/19/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018055
The name of the business: Miramar Party Rentals, located at 130 Vallecitos De Oro, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Allie’s Party Equipment Rental, Inc. 130 Vallecitos De Oro San Marcos, Ca.92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/01/87. /s/Leticia Infante, Assistant Treasurer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/20/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00053009-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jose Antonio EscobedoAguilar filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jose Antonio Escobedo-Aguilar to Proposed name Jose Antonio Aguilar. 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: August 13, 2013, 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 June 13, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 & 7/18/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015541
The name of the business: Dubco, located at 1558 Jeffrey Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Joshua James Warren 1558 Jeffrey Avenue Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/31/2006. /s/Joshua James Warren This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/28/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016646
The name of the business: iCracked, located at 662 Shenandoah Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Gregory A. Brown 662 Shenandoah Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gregory A. Brown This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017633
The name of the business: Junkzone, Cheap Cleanup, located at 4850 Concho Cir., Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Isaac C. and Carla Dailey 4850 Concho Cir. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Isaac C. Dailey This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017246
The name of the business: B’s Bookkeeping Services, located at 1415 Flora Vista Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Brenda L. Alcid 1415 Flora Vista Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/14/13. /s/Brenda L. Alcid, Owner/Sole Proprietor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/12/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016724
The name of the business: Chris Amato’s Body Werks, Carcoa Quality Body & Paint, located at 3018 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside, Ca. 92058, is hereby registered by the following: Smooth Operations, Inc. 3018 San Luis Rey Road Oceanside, Ca. 92058 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Chris Amato, President, Smooth Operations, Inc. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016661
The name of the business: Evoke Hope, located at 1728 Cassou Meadows, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Evoke Hope 1728 Cassou Meadows Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Robyjean L. Delia, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 7/04, 7/11, 7/18 and 7/25/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016421
The name of the business: Dream Design Company, located at 1759 Grain Mill Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Akbar Joharchi 1359 Grain Mill Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/2013. /s/Akbar Joharchi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2013. 7/4, 7/11, 7/18, and 7/25/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018387
The name of the business: Metal Craft Racing Designs, MCR Designs, located at 1733 S. Ditmar St., Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Brent Spooner 1733 S. Ditmar St. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Brent Spooner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/24/2013. 6/24, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019200
The name of the business: Just Green Landscaping, located at 250 Knoll Rd, Apt 123, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Benito and Leticia Ruiz 250 Knoll Rd., Apt 123 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 Jose Ruiz 233 W. San Mracos Blvd, #56 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 Bernabe Ruiz 233 W. San Marcos Blvd., #8 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 4/01/2009. /s/Benito Ruiz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/02/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
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The name of the business: Tipuana Farm, located at 1728 Casson Meadows Road, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Joseph A. Delia III 1728 Casson Meadows Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/06/2013. /s/Joseph A. Delia III This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 7/04, 7/11, 7/18 and 7/25/2013
The name of the business: The Prime Time by P&T Productions, Inc., Please & Thank, located at 480 S. Coast Hwy, Encinitas Ca. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: The Prime Time by P&T Productions, Inc. 480 S. Coast Hwy Encinitas, Ca; 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 6/05/2013. /s/Panchita Pearl Garrett, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/19/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS #2013-016647 The name of the business: Optixs by NAME Andre, located at 5933 Balboa Ave., STATEMENT San Diego, Ca. 92111, is hereby registered by the following: #2013-017584 Andre Domby
3003 Kingsley St. San Diego, CA. 92106 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/04/2013. /s/Andre Domby, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018558
The name of the business: Value Dryer Vent Cleaning, Chim Chiminey Sweep, located at 1466 Oakcreek Lane, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Integrity Chimney Sweeps, Inc. 1466 Oakcreek Lane Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a /s/Thomas Kezas, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/25/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016500
The name of the business: Paniko Technologies, located at 1680 Via Inspirar, San Marcos, Ca. 92078Metal Craft Racing Designs, MCR Designs, located at 1733 S. Ditmar St., Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Edgar J. Towers 1680 Via Inspirar San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a /s/Edgar J. Towers This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018309
The name of the business: OTB Consulting Group, located at 311 Oceanside Blvd #52, Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Scot Sturtevant 311 Oceanside Blvd., #52 Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a /s/Scot Sturtevant This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/21/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
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The name of the business: Moxie Screen Printing, Moxie Printing, San Diego T Shirts, located at 2930 Norman Strassy Road, #108, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Andrea Malley 2231 Jefferson Ave. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/15/2013. /s/Andrea Malley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14 /2013. 6/20, 6/27, 7/04 & 7/11/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019588
The name of the business: Sleep Laugh, located at 2025 Catalina Ave., Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Timothy J. Mueller 2025 Catalina Avenue, Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Timothy J. Mueller This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019262
The name of the business: Khiro Skateboard Products, LLC, located at 757 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd #7, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Khiro Skateboard Products, LLC 757 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Ste #7 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 4/01/05. /s/Lou Ann Hinrichs, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/03/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019114
The name of the business: Rator Bushings and Products, LLC, Rator Quad Cushions and Products, located at 757 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd #7, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rator Bushings and Products, LLC 757 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Sete #7 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lou Ann Hinrichs, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/02/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
July 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019278
The name of the business: Foss Aquatics IV, located at 1026 McMahr Road, San Marcos, “Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Spencer Riddle 954 Wren Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/13. /s/Spencer Riddle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/03/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018980
The name of the business: Emerald Triangle Tours, located at 2911 S. Santa Fe, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Terrell Kaucher 2911 S. Santa Fe San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/25/2005. /s/Terrell Kaucher, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/01/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018793
The name of the business: Greenprofessional Solutions, located at 3195 Rancho Santa Fe Rd., St. 203, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Blue Skyway 100 319 S. Rancho Santa Fe #203 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 6/27/2013. /s/Jeanne Knox, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/27/2013. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/01/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-018194
The name of the business: Xtreme Cleaning Services, located at 1580 S. Juniper St., #31, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Rosa Cossino Ramirez 1580 S. Juniper St. #31 Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/20/13. /s/Rosa Cossino Ramirez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/20/2013. 6/27, 7/04, 7/11 and 7/18/2013
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: June 27, 2013 To Whom It May Concern:
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It is often asked, “What makes America great?” A French observor of America in 1831 who authored Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville, concluded that it was a spirit generated by the churches in the country that made America great. Some today would disagree with this because of philosophical differences. They would say it is because of our democratic form of government, or our tremendous natural resources, or the ability of individuals to create and develop their expertise in mastering great industrial complexes with men like Ford,
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In Escondido we have about one hundred and fifty churches, some quite large and many small. Each one, however, contributes to the community by way of spiritual emphasis and life through various programs with youth, adult leadership, music, worship, and spiritual availability to any and all desiring it. We can be grateful for the witness of these. Our community would be poorer without them. There is also a great spiritual contribution serving our community in the ministry of chaplaincy. Many chaplains are volunteers. Financial support is minimal, if at all. It is a ministry of love, serving spiritual needs. They are as much a contribution to the greatness of America as are the organized
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