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Volume 43- No. 34

August 22 2013

by lyle e davis

Letters sent home from the troops, letters sent to the troops from home . . . ever since wars began the news to or from the battlefield reflected what was really happening. Here is a collection of war letters that cover our major wars, our ‘police actions,’ and our military expeditions.

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"We were all subjected to sever-

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"For the Nth time, thanks for your package. Please don't send me any more underwear, socks or candy ...This week they are teaching us to kill ... I know how to break any hold or grip and throw a man flat on his face -- They even teach us how to scientifically stomp on a man .... Confidentially, I'm tired." Morton Elevitch Morton D. Elevitch November 23, 1943 Rank: Private Home: Duluth Minnesota

this our country?" Rupert Trimmingham Rupert Trimmingham Rank: Corporal Home: Brookyn, New York he had emigrated from Trinidad, through Wales (no photo available)

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al different kinds of [gas] today, with and without masks ... It sure is horrible stuff, honey." Ed Lukert Ed Luckert June 18, 1918 First Lieutenant Duluth, Minnesota Resolution

Lukert was wounded in France, but he did return home to his wife. He spent 36 years in the Army and was a regimental commander in World War II

Trimmingham had been very religious until the incident mentioned in the letter. After the war, he worked as an electrician, repairing sewing machines for Singer, and married a librarian. He died in 1985. Letter

"...the acres of little shelter tents are dark and still as death, no wonder for as I gazed sorrowfully upon them, I thought I could almost hear the slow flap of the grim messenger's wings, as one by one he sought and selected his victims for the morning sacrifice... Oh

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Elevitch fought under Patton in Germany. He sustained serious injuries from mortar fragments, and was hospitalized for six months. Under the GI bill, he went to college and graduate school after the war. He lived in Europe through the 1950s and 1960s. A writer, professor, and traveller, he published 3 books of fiction. He also founded a magazine, First Person, that featured personal narratives, including letters and diaries.

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"Myself and eight other Negro soldiers were on our way from Camp Claiborne, La., to the hospital here at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. ...We could not purchase a cup of coffee at any of the lunchrooms around there... As you know, Old Man Jim Crow rules. But that's not all; 11:30 a.m. about two dozen German prisoners of war, with two American guards, came to the station. They entered the lunchroom, sat at the tables, had their meals served, talked, smoked, in fact had quite a swell time. I stood on the outside looking on... Are we not American soldiers, sworn to fight for and die if need be for

After the war, Barton went on to found the American Red Cross. Letter

"With my Pearl Harbor plates on I had the right of way and I was out there in nothing flat. ...I hurried up to the Surgery and already the casualties were pouring in... It was hell for a while. These poor devils brought in all shot up and burned. Many of them hopeless. We gave them plenty of morphine and sent them out in the Wards to die. The others we patched up as best we could..." Paul E. Spanger Paul E. Spangler December 17, 1941 Rank: Captain, Chief of Surgery Pearl Harbor naval hospital Home: Portland Oregon (No photo available) Resolution

When the war ended, Spangler headed to the Philippines on a Navy hospital ship to bring back POWs. Then he started a private practice in Portland. Two years later, he returned to the service and finished out his career as a Navy doctor. When he retired, he went to Asia on a hospital ship, the Hope, and later became a prison doctor in San Luis Obispo. He took up running at age 67, and was an avid competitor until he died at the age of 95, racking up 85 national running records for various age groups and distances. Letter

northern mothers wives and sisters... would to Heaven that I could bear for you the concentrated woe which is so soon to follow..." Clara Barton Clara Barton December 12, 1862 2 o’clock A.M. Rank: Nurse, Army of the Potomac North Oxford, Massachusetts

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"Take a combination of fear, anger, hunger, thirst, exhaustion, disgust, loneliness, homesickness, and wrap that all up in one reaction and you might approach the feelings a fellow has. It makes you feel mighty small, helpless, and alone... Without faith, I don't see how anyone could stand this." Paul Curtis Paul Curtis


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May 28, 1944

Rank: Private Home: Oak Ridge, Tennessee Resolution

This letter, sent to his younger brother from Anzio, Italy, was the last one Curtis would mail home. Three days later, as the Allies approached Rome, he was killed. Letter

"Being a good platoon leader is a lonely job. I don't want to really get to know anybody over here because it would be bad enough to lose a man -- I damn sure don't want to lose a friend... But as hard as I try

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

The room was full of pregnant women with their husbands. The instructor said, "Ladies, remember that exercise is good for you. Walking is especially beneficial. It strengthens the pelvic muscles and will make delivery that much easier. Just pace yourself, make plenty of stops and try to stay on a soft surface like grass or a path."

"Gentlemen, remember -- you're in this together. It wouldn't hurt you to go walking with her. In fact, that shared experience would be good for you both." The room suddenly became very quiet as the men absorbed this information. After a few moments a man, name unknown, at the back of the room, slowly raised his hand.

not to get involved with my men I still can't help liking them and getting close..." Dean Allen Dean Allen July 10, 1969 Rank: 1st Lieutenant

Home: Florida

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wound in his forehead. In the heat of action such scenes do not much affect one but at a time like this it is awful indeed." David Franklin Embree

wounded were happy to be missing only one arm or leg... I have a terrible earache but as usual I have to work. The patients need me." June Wandrey

Rank: Captain Home: Princeton, Indiana

Rank: Army Nurse Corps Home Wautoma, Wisconsin Resolution

David Franklin Embree February 3, 1862

June Wandrey January 18, 1944

Beach,

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Four days after writing his wife, Allen stepped on a land mine. He died three days later. Letter

"We were all kneeling in among some bush, and every one of us could not refrain from casting a glance at the dying man who lay there trembling in every limb and the blood spurting from his nostrils and the "Yes?" said the instructor.

"I was just wondering if it would be all right if she carries a golf bag while we walk?" Chicken Surprise

A couple go for a meal at a Chinese restaurant and order the “Chicken Surprise”... the waiter brings the meal, served in a lidded cast iron pot.

Just as the wife is about to serve herself, the lid of the pot rises slightly and she briefly sees two beady little eyes looking around before the lid slams back down.

“Good grief, did you see that?” she asks her husband. He hadn’t, so she asks him to look in the pot. He reaches for it and again the lid rises, and he sees two little eyes looking around before it slams down. Rather perturbed, he calls the waiter over, explains what is happening, and demands an explanation.

“Please sir,” says the waiter, “what you order?” The husband replies, “Chicken Surprise”. “Ah! So solly,”says the waiter,“I bring you Peeking Duck .” How Do Court Reporters Keep Straight Faces?

These are from a book called Disorder in the Courts and are things people actually said in

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Embree survived the war. He joined his father's law practice and worked there until he died in 1877 Letter

"We now have a mix of wounded, medical patients, and battle-fatigued soldiers. ...The

court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place. ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning? WITNESS: He said, 'Where am I, Cathy?' ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you? WITNESS: My name is Susan! ____________________________ ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact? WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active? WITNESS: No, I just lie there. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: What is your date of birth? WITNESS: July 18th. ATTORNEY: What year? WITNESS: Every year. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: How old is your son, the one living with you? WITNESS: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can't remember which. ATTORNEY: How long has he lived with you? WITNESS: Forty-five years. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all? WITNESS: Yes. ATTORNEY: And in what ways does it affect your memory? WITNESS: I forget..

Wandrey served in Western Europe and North Africa as a combat nurse, accumulating eight battle stars in some of the war's bloodiest campaigns. At age 81, she was still receiving letters from some of her patients

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ATTORNEY: You forget? Can you give us an example of something you forgot? ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn't know about it until the next morning? WITNESS: Did you actually pass the bar exam? ____________________________

ATTORNEY: The youngest son, the 20-year-old, how old is he? WITNESS: He's 20, much like your IQ. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th? WITNESS: Yes. ATTORNEY: And what were you doing at that time? WITNESS: Getting laid ____________________________ ATTORNEY: She had three children , right? WITNESS: Yes. ATTORNEY: How many were boys? WITNESS: None. ATTORNEY: Were there any girls? WITNESS: Your Honor, I think I need a different attorney. Can I get a new attorney? ____________________________ ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated? WITNESS: By death.. ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?

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"Dear Son be strong and have faith in the future and rest assured that all has been done that could be done you have a fine little Baby Girl she is 5 days old to day and is doing well and she will be waiting for you when you return but your dear wife has passed to the other side to day..." (letter to Harry Bott) Harry Bott November 6, 1918

Rank: Private First Class Home: Provo, Utah Resolution

Bott's father wrote to tell him the sad news: his wife had perished in the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 soon after delivering a daughter. Bott would not see his baby girl or visit his wife's grave for another year. After the war he remarried and had two sons. He died while one son was off fighting in World War II. Letter

"Jan is snoozing in her afternoon nap & Jay is dragging himself blearily about trying to keep awake. He hardly even takes a nap anymore & is really ready for the sack at night... I think it is high time you are coming home because Jan is beginning to call every man she sees in a magazine 'Daddy'." Letter to Norman Duquette (no photo available)

Norman Duquette January 20, 1952 Rank: Lieutenant Home: Plattsburgh, New York Resolution

Duquette's plane was shot down; he spent 587 days as a North Korean prisoner of war. This letter was returned

unopened to his wife, Louise. She only found out he was alive after 19 months had passed, via a radio broadcast of the names of released POWs. When Duquette was repatriated, he'd lost 70 of his 170 pounds, had a stomach-length beard, and suffered from a number of diseases and ailments as a result of his ordeal. Duquette continued his career in the Air Force. He returned to Korea in 1998, to visit his son John, a lieutenant colonel in the Army who was stationed in Seoul. Letter

"Busy, Busy, as all hell -- Been moving constantly -- Excuse brevity -- I love you -- you make

my foxhole warm and soft..." Sidney Diamond Sidney Diamond January 19, 1945 Rank: First Lieutenant Home: Bronx, New York Resolution

Diamond had proposed to his girlfriend, Estelle Spero, while on a temporary pass home in 1943, a year after he'd volunteered for the army. They never had a chance to get married. Diamond was fatally shot in the Philippines in January 1945, just over a week after writing this note. He was 22 years old. Letter "Dear Babe... You tried to 'let me down easy.'...'Be careful,' you tell me. 'Take care.' I almost laughed out loud. We wouldn't want to see me hurt, would we?" Leon Date of letter: June 15, 1952

At the request of the family the last name and other identifying details are withheld Resolution

Two days later, Leon charged a North Korean machine gun nest on his own initiative and

was killed in action. Letter

"...Last night one more Marine died. No one will ever hear or care about it except his parents and us ... His name was Corporal Lee Clark ... He didn't deserve dying in a damn country not worth fightin' for. ...He had about 38 days left in the Marine Corps and in Viet Nam. 38 days to start living again, to see the world, and home ... It makes you wonder." Stephen Daniel Stephen Daniel August 9, 1968

Rank: Lance Corporal Home: Waco, Texas Resolution

Eight months later, Daniel was killed by a sniper. He was 19 years old. Letter

"Remember when we were kids on Easter the girls would be all dressed up in new hats, pretty dresses... and us boys with new shoes and shirts and off to church we would go and after come home to look for our Easter baskets. What good times. I hope God will bring me back home so that I may marry the girl I love, which will be in March if things go OK. Then I can watch my kids get all dressed up and head for church and live that day over again. Holidays are no different than any other day. Every day is Monday in Vietnam." Timothy C. Robinson Timothy C. Robinson April 14, 1968

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Rank: Private Home: Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota Resolution Five days after writing this letter, Robinson caught his foot on a trip wire, setting off a mine that killed him instantly. Letter

"I can't describe it. I mean the scene on the highway. We all just looked at it in the moonlight as we drove through the now silent carnage going God damn, God damn... There was a dead Iraqi in a car, eyes wide open, frozen in a silent scream... I guess I've played it so much for the last ten years that it just didn't seem much different than the training. I've had field problems that were tougher. The waiting and worrying before we did it were worse than doing it. ...It's only been the last couple of days that I've come to realize the horror that has taken place here. ...And I think it's taken so long because with only the small number of exceptions on our part, it was almost entirely theirs..." Dan Welch Dan Welch March 8, 1991 Rank: Staff Sergeant Home: Maine (No photo available) Resolution

After the war, Welch developed asthma, memory and equilibrium problems. He has since retired from the military. Letter

"A year ago today I was sweating out shells on Anzio Beachhead -- today I am sitting in Hitler's' luxuriously furnished apartment in Munich writing a few lines home. -What a contrast. -- A still greater contrast is that between his quarters here and the living hell of DACHAU concentration camp only 10 miles from here. - I had the misfortune of seeing the camp yesterday and I still find it hard to believe what my eyes told me..." Horace Evers Horace Evers May 2, 1945 Rank: Staff Sergeant Home: Riverhead, Long Island New York Resolution

Evers took time to write home while he and his men were setting up a command post in Munich. Finding themselves in

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Escondido Police Chief Selected

Escondido City Manager Clay Phillips has announced that Police Captain Craig Carter has been promoted to the position of Police Chief effective immediately. His salary will be $160,550. The announcement came 10 months after longtime Escondido police Chief Jim Maher retired under circumstances the city refuses to explain.

Phillips stated, “The rigorous selection process we followed included highly qualified raters from cities in San Diego and Riverside Counties whose independent assessment confirmed my thinking. Craig has distinguished himself during his career with the Escondido Police Department. He will be an excellent Police Chief and will provide stability to the City’s and the Police Department’s working relationships with businesses, schools and community groups.” Carter has worked for the Escondido Police Department since 1992 when he was hired as a Police Officer Trainee after previously serving as a Reserve Police Officer. He has risen through the ranks serving as Police Officer until he was promoted to Sergeant in

Man About Town

Her name was Donna and she’s from Albuquerque; she was the outstanding flight attendant with Southwest Airlines that made our return trip home such a pleasure. Her witty remarks had the entire plane in stitches and she made sure to recognize all the Kiwanians on board. We have returned from what is likely my last Kiwanis Convention.

While this was one of the better Kiwanis Conventions I've attended,

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1998. In January 2005 he was promoted to Lieutenant and then to the position of Police Captain in March 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bellevue University.

Commenting on the announcement, Police Officer Mike Garcia, President of the Escondido Police Officers Association said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire Association membership, I extend our most sincere congratulations to Craig Carter on his promotion to Chief of Police. We are very excited to work, not only with Chief Carter, but Captains Benton and Loarie as we lead the department forward into the future. As President of the Association, I firmly believe the community and the department will prosper under the professional leadership of Chief Carter and his team.” Mayor Sam Abed said, “Craig will continue our partnership with immigration and we will strengthen the checkpoints,”

Carter’s rapid rise through the ranks is impressive but has been marked by recent controversy. Carter and Captain Bob Benton were the two senior officers allegedly involved in wrongdoing that Maher reported to City Manager Phillips, yet Maher was the one “placed

it will likely be my last. They had the various sessions end on time or, occasionally, ahead of time . . . still it's a convention . . . and conventions have the same message(s) repeated over and over and over.

Anytime you hear a speaker say . . . "I'm proud to present a brief update on . . . " run, do not walk for the nearest exit. There is sure to be a something more than a "brief update." Same thing with . . . "I would be remiss if I didn't recognize the following . . . . ." also run for the exits.

And with introductions, instead of "Sally Jones, your new Governor Designate, who has a host of accomplishments behind her," it's "Sally Jones, your new Governor Designate who . . (lists a lengthy resume' - 99% of which no one but Sally Jones cares about. Both at the mid-day session on Saturday, as well

on “administrative leave.”

Eventually, the purported text messages, allegedly exchanged by and between then-Captain Craig Carter and Captain Bob Benton, surfaced. Several inside sources from the police department have confirmed the authenticity of the text , which suggest elements of racism and discuss preferential treatment within the department and that were openly critical of Chief Maher. City officials, however, have adamantly refused to confirm or deny the existence of such text messages. Neither Carter or Captain Bob Benton have commented on the situation. A Carlsbad resident, Carter and his wife have been married for 25 years and they have three adult children.

A badge pinning ceremony will take place at the August 28, 2013 City Council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Escondido Nixes Amgen Tour of California - but Carlsbad May Want it

Escondido city officials have declined an opportunity to sponsor The Amgen Tour of California cycling race — America’s version of the Tour de France — but Carlsbad might host the race instead.

as the final session, I got up and left about 20 minutes before the end of the session. Reason? I had heard the same speech about 15 times that day and was just a little tired of it, not to mention being bored out of my skull. With the mid-day session, I stuck around until we had voted on the resolutions, amendments, and elections . . . I was, after all, a delegate. But then I split.

The trip to Reno: Fantastic hotel (Silver Legacy), fantastic food (particularly the steakhouse known as Sterling's (in the Silver Legacy) and the omelet station at the Buffet Restaurant, also at the Legacy. Victor, the omelet chef whipped up such good omelets I had them three days in a row; the food and service at the convention center was superb. No complaints there at all.

Still, we saw very little of Reno, Lake Tahoe, etc. Too many scheduled

The Escondido City Council, noting a loss of more than $350,000 for last year’s sponsorship, and saw little positive return, opted to stay out of the race in 2014. Carlsbad officials, however, said they will submit a proposal to host the San Diego County leg of the eight-day race if some details related to financing and logistics can be resolved. This race gives cities national and international exposure, however whether that translates into local tourist and other dollars remains suspect.

In 2009 Escondido hosted more than 40,000 spectators in downtown Escondido; however, only about 15,000 showed up this year. Area merchants reported great disappointment after they had invested substantial sums in product, manpower, and promotion.

The race was likely marred this year because of a combination of an unusually hot day of 105 degrees and the inclination for viewers to stay home and watch it on tv . . . and the fact that the event was held on Mother’s Day when many potential visitors and other spectators had made alternate plans. Plans for Carlsbad are not yet final but officials plan on proceeding.

events we were obliged to attend. One must go up a few days early or stay a few days post-convention to see the sights . . . and I didn't have the time nor inclination to spend not only the extra time but extra money. Duty called. So were my puppies. I had seen Lake Tahoe a number of times, had kayaked the Truckee River . . . but kinda wanted to do it again . . had a couple events I would like to have tried.

Evelyn and I did have some quality time together . . . away from the office and the deadline of the paper. In any event, 'tis good to be back.

•••••

Remember ago when about the pharmacy Escondido DME, Inc., Parkway in

a few weeks we told you exciting new as known Pharmacy & on E. Valley Escondido?

Within that story we spoke briefly about Joseph

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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4

Lane, the Medical Equipment Sales Manager, who just happened to own a beautiful coon dog, named Sheba. Well, being a 5 month old pup, Sheba, like most pups, is the curious sort. While Joseph and his wife were busy, Sheba jumped up on the table and wolfed down a walnut muffin. Not the worst problem in the world. However, she also wolfed down some of Joseph’s wife, Elizabeth’s, heart medication. Big problem.

Joseph dashed next door and consulted with Dr. Sophia Padilla, of the Parkway Clinic. “Take a syringe, load it with 50 cc’s of hydrogen peroxide and pour the peroxide into the dog’s throat. That will induce vomiting.” Fortunately, Elizabeth is both a registered nurse and has been a paramedic for years. The hydrogen peroxide did it’s stuff. “It not only brought up the

heart medication but everything she had eaten for, it seemed, the past several weeks,” said Josepth. Sheba has apparently learned her lesson. No more jumping up on the table and no more gobbling up of medicines.

For dog lovers, Sheba is a Black Mouth Cur, a breed not well known on the west coast but very well known down south. They are bred for coon hunting, bear and boar hunts. Perhaps one of these days we can persuade Joseph to get us a photo of Sheba and we’ll introduce her to our readers. ••••• Many of our North County readers will remember, with great affection, both Dr. Bill Boyce and his wife, Lorraine.

Both are retired now. Bill is 94 and in generally good health . . . Lorraine is a few years younger (she told me her age but I never reveal a woman’s age) and she is just as bright and chipper

as she ever was. They have sold their home in the Escondido Country Club area and have moved into the Westmont Town Court in Escondido, just across from the downtown campus of the Palomar Medical Center. They have a very comfortable two bedroom apartment and Lorraine doesn’t have to cook or clean. They just relax, enjoy each other’s company, listen to music and read. Good to talk to two long time pals, both of whom have done so much for the community. Long after Bill retired as a surgeon, he was active locally in a variety of community services. He doesn’t attend his beloved Rotary meetings any longer but they named him as “Rotarian Emeritus” and he is welcome to come any time he feels up to it.

Lorraine is still active in community affairs but, recognizing her advancing years, has had to cut back a bit. She still shows that smiling face but just not in the community as often

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Letters to the Editor Making It in America

Dear Mr. D’Amelio:

I just wanted to say thank you for this story, and the previous one about Ellis Island. I enjoyed reading about how your parents ‘Made It.’ My grandfather came to the USA through Ellis Island during this period and wound up in the St. Louis area and Southern Illinois. ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 6


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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Devin Hughes Spoke at Kiwanis Club

Devin Hughes, author of “Contrast: A Biracial Man’s Journey to Desegregate His Past” and the comic book “Self Talk” (he uses himself as one of the characters in the comic) for children who feel alone, isolated or are being bullied at home or at school. Devin spoke about how today’s children are riddled with shots that chip away at their self-esteem and self-worth. From bullying, whether overt or passive, to learning disabilities to familial dysfunction to peer pressure, they are constantly under fire. Positive self-talk, a concept culled from his autobiography

‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 2

WITNESS: Take a guess. ____________________________

ATTORNEY: Can you describe the individual? WITNESS: He was about medium height and had a beard ATTORNEY: Was this a male or a female? WITNESS: Unless the Circus was in town I'm going with male. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney? WITNESS: No, this is how I dress when I go to work. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Doctor , how many of your autopsies have you performed on dead people? WITNESS: All of them. The live ones put up too much of a fight. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: ALL your responses MUST be oral, OK? What school did you go to? WITNESS: Oral... ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Do you recall the time that you examined the body? WITNESS: The autopsy started around 8:30 PM ATTORNEY: And Mr. Denton was dead at the time? WITNESS: If not, he was by the time I finished. ____________________________ ATTORNEY: Are you qualified

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is a crucial strategy anyone can use to build their selfesteem and self-worth. Hughes said his father taught him the power of the phrases “I am,” “I can,” and “I will.” For more info on Devin Hughes, go to www.devinchughes.com. The Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista meets each Wednesday at 7am at the Rancho Grande Restaurant, 825 Williamston, Vista. Education Foundation Receives Large Donation

The American Heritage Education Foundation (AHEF) is pleased to announce that Rod and Diane Dammeyer have provided a $100,000 donation to the AHEF’s endowment fund. The American Heritage Education Foundation supports three San Diego County based charter schools: Escondido Charter High School, Heritage K-8 Charter School and Heritage Digital Academy. Each school to give a urine sample? WITNESS: Are you qualified to ask that question? ____________________________ And last:

ATTORNEY: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse? WITNESS: No. ATTORNEY: Did you check for blood pressure? WITNESS: No. ATTORNEY: Did you check for breathing? WITNESS: No.. ATTORNEY: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy? WITNESS: No. ATTORNEY: How can you be so sure, Doctor? WITNESS: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar. ATTORNEY: I see, but could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless? WITNESS: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law. Louisiana State Police

Louisiana State Police had received numerous reports of illegal cockfights being held in the area around Abbeville and had sent their famous Detective Boudreaux from Thibodeaux to investigate.

Boudreaux promptly began his investigation and then reported to his Commander the next morning. "Dey is tree main groups involve in dis rooster Fightin,"

stresses academic vigor and the use of technology to improve learning outcomes. The schools also place an emphasis on a back-to-basics approach to learning and focus on our American heritage and traditional values. The schools are among the top-performing schools in the state, and Heritage K-8 Charter School was recently named the #1 charter school in the State of California by a study conducted by the University of Southern California. The Dammeyer's donation will be used to help the foundation expand its charter schools to additional locations. "The established and excellent academic performance of American Heritage makes them an ideal organization to support and help expand. I look forward to watching them grow to even greater levels", commented Mr. Dammeyer. In that regard, the Dammeyers have offered to increase their donation as other "matching" donations are obtained by the foundation. Meetings/Events Calendar

Volunteers Needed at Local Elementary Schools – Can you spare an hour a week to make a difference in children’s lives? Become an “Everyone A Reader” tutor and work one-to-one with students who need extra help with their reading skills. No experience is necessary. Training, materials, and ongoing support is provided. For more information, contact these program coordinators: Conway Elementary School, Debbie Gemmill at

he began.

"Good work! Who are they?" the Commander asked.

Boudreaux replied confidently, "De Texas Aggies, de local Cajuns, and de Mafia from N'awlins." Puzzled, the Commander asked, "Now Boudreaux, how did you find all that out in one night?"

"Well," he replied, "I went down and done seen dat rooster fight in person. And I knowed immedjiately dat dem Aggies was involved when a duck was entered in the fight." The Commander nodded, "I'll buy that. But what about the others?"

Boudreaux nodded knowingly, "Well, I knowed de Cajuns was involved when sum body bet on de duck!"

Pictured are Cora OHea, teacher at North County Academy (NCA); Carol Brady, President of Sunrise Vista Kiwanis Club; Kristin Thomas, student of the month at NCA; and Chuck Scarborough of the Kiwanis Club. Kristin was chosen for her personal and academic achievements.

760.432.2435; dgemmill@eusd.org. For Farr Elementary School, Rosario Salazar at 760.735.3049; rsalazar@eusd.org; and Felicita Elementary School, Lorene Joosten at 760, 432.2444; ljoosten@eusd.org.

Apply for a Grant Today – Does your non-profit support the military, youth, education, or programs that help bridge the digital divide, support digital literacy and enhance learning and development through technology. Apply for a grant through Cox Cares Foundation.

OASIS Tutoring Program Training – On Friday, August 23, at

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page 7

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5

He started working for a tile company and after some coaxing from his soon-to-be wife started his own company.

Liberty Tile thrived and Grandpa did a good business in the bi-state area. He never got ‘rich,’ but did well enough to purchase a block of retail buildings in St. Louis. Many years after Grandpa died, Grandma sold the buildings, and Mom now has that money in trusts for us.

A Man's Age as Determined by a Trip to Home Depot

So my penniless immigrant grandfather ‘Made It’ well enough to enjoy a good life in America for himself and his family – and well enough to leave something for his children and grandchildren as well.

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‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 7

"Ah, I see, I see....." sighed the Commander. "And how did you figure the Mafia was involved?" "De duck won."

You are in the middle of some kind of project around the house --.Mowing the lawn, putting in a new fence, painting

I often use the comparison of generations in relation to our current economy.


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10:30am, at the Escondido Senior Center, there will be training for an OASIS Intergenerational Tutor Program for Escondido/San Marcos, Vista, and Temecula. Spend just one hour a week with a child. All you need is a love of reading and a desire to help. Contact John Dunnicliff at 760.796.6020 for more information.

Oceanside Film Festival Takes Place August 22-25 – The Film Festival will publicly screen 50 unique and independent films, filling as many as 22 total hours of screening time during its course from today, Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25, at the Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy and MediaTech Institute, 302 Oceanside Blvd, both in Oceanside. Military and civilians alike are encouraged to see the screening of “Patrol Base Jaker,” a documentary about the US Marines (1/5th of which are from Camp Pendleton) and the practice of counter-insurgency in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It clearly answers the question of why the U.S. troops are fighting on foreign land as it portrays the many positive outcomes of our military forces there. This is one of the Official Selections of this year’s film festival. Prices vary from $10 to $50 with special military rates. For

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the apartment of Adolph Hitler, they discovered some sheets of Hitler's personal stationery. Evers wrote home on this stationery, gold-embossed with an eagle, swastika, and Hitler's name at the top. When he returned home, he resumed working for the U.S. Postal Service. For years, he never discussed the war with his family, but when his parents passed away and he received a number of his old letters in the mid-1990s, he assembled albums of his experiences in the war. His collection includes a love letter he sent home to

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Jazz Band Concert with Andy Martin - On August 25, at 2pm, at the Carlsbad Community Church, the Coastal Cities Jazz Band will hold a concert featuring Trombonist Andy Martin, the finest trombone player in the LA area. His television credits include every major awards show, the Grammys, Emmys, Academy Awards, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild awards. He has been the lead trombonist on "Dancing With the Stars" and "American Idol." He will be performing audience favorites. Tickets are $15/person and $12/seniors and students. Questions or tickets, call Gary Adcock at 858.775.1113. Reminders of San Marcos Events – (1) A Taste of San Marcos on Sunday, August 25, from 4-8pm, behind Restaurant Row, 1080 W. San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos. $25/person presale tickets or $30/person at the event. Food only $20/presale or $25 at the door. Drinks only, $10 presale or $15 at the door. Food, beer, wine, music, dancing, and fun! Tickets are available at the Chamber, Stephen@sanmarcoschamber.com or 760.744.1270. (2) A Special Event, Ribbon Cutting for Chamber Member Toyota/Scion/Prius of Escondido, on Wednesday, August 28, at 12Noon, 231 Lincoln Parkway, Escondido, in

Lloyd Brewer Palmer

Lloyd Brewer Palmer November 15, 1918

Rank: Lieutenant Home: Cleveland, Ohio Resolution

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"November 11th 1918 will always be remembered by yours truly...At 10:45 the order came to cease firing... That was absolutely the happiest moment of my life. The rest of the day little groups of smiling Germans came up to the line with tobacco and wine..."

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DUVCW Meeting – The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Nancy Hanks Lincoln Tent No. 5, will meet at 11am on Tuesday, August 27, in the Veterans Memorial War Building at Zoo Drive and Park Boulevard in Balboa Park, San Diego. Sister Susan Zimmer, CA-NV Department President will report on the recent DUVCW Convention in Nebraska and Jane Zoch will present a program on doll making. For info, call 619.475.0153.

Pacific Belles Chorus August 31 Show – Pacific Belles Chorus of Sweet Adelines International invites you to join us for the “Goodtime Barbershop and Variety Show” at 1pm on Saturday, August 31, at the Escondido Senior Center (formerly Joslyn), 210 Park Avenue, Escondido. There will be various variety acts from PBC members and quartets as well as the community, and the Chorus will be singing also. You will be treated to refreshments and opportunities for donation drawing baskets. Tickets are available from members or at the door - $15/person and $5/for age 12 and under. For more info, call 760.746.7848 or 760.439.8639. James Hubbell Showcase at Santa Ysabel Art Gallery – Local treasured artist and Ilan-Lael Foundation creator James Hubbell will showcase his first ever sketch and drawing art show, “Following the Line,” from August 31 to October 6 at Santa Ysabel Art Gallery, on Highway 78 at Highway 79. An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, August 31 from 4-8pm, honoring Hubbell as he unveils rarely seen or showcased works. Gallery open hours are ThursdayMonday, 11am-5pm, and by appointment. Works will be available for purchase. For more information, call

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Palmer returned home after the war and played for the Western Reserve University football team.

his wife, also on Hitler's stationery.

the truck center. included.

"I'm coming home! It's official as of this morning. ...That little house is going to look like a palace to me. ... Is it true some people eat three times a day, or more? And they sit on a chair, by a table. What's the matter, can't they dig a hole in the backyard like everybody else? ...There were times I would have traded my soul for a drink of cold water, or a cup of hot coffee. But I am coming home now. Chuck isn't. He's listed M.I.A. If he's on this side of the

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As you described, people who witnessed and survived the Great Depression lived their lives with a sense of responsibility that bordered on obsession. They learned during the Depression to make do with what they had, and to make what they had last, since there was no guarantee that more would be available. In my generation, ‘make do with what I have’ has been replaced by ‘live beyond my means,’ for a majority of people. We have become very spoiled and unwilling to be responsible. We continually have to out-do not only previous generations, but each other as well! And in these times of ‘Global Economics’ and outsourcing, I can’t help but think this irresponsible behavior will have to stop at some point. If we learn anything from The Greatest Generation, it should be the benefits of Fiscal Responsibility.

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gallery owner Ann Rowley at 760.765.1676, and for information on Hubbell, visit www.jameshubbellart.com.

“North County’s Got Talent” – On Saturday, August 31, at 7pm, and Sunday, September 1, at 2pm, at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, an amazing group has been assembled with a wide variety of talents to entertain you, your family and friends, all for a good cause; to raise funds for the upcoming season at The Brooks Theatre. A large group of performers were auditioned and have been chosen to entertain the audience. Audience members will vote for their top three youth and adult performers. First place winners will be awarded $250, and second and third place will win prizes. Prizes to be awarded after the performance on Sunday. In the meantime, several of the performers will be appearing at the Sunset Market, Thursday evenings from 6:45pm to 7:15pm in downtown Oceanside on the MainStreet Main Stage. Tickets are $15/each; available online at www.oceansidetheatre.org or by calling the box office at 760.433.8900. “Tropical Look-alikes, Lush Yet Water-wise” – The Vista Garden Club will meet at noon Friday, September 6, at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. Landscape designer Christiane Holmquist specializing in drought tolerant plants will present Water Conservation Gardens that provides brilliant color and lush foliage without the heavy water bill! Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit vistagardenclub.org.

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Because sooner or later we may have no choice. Best regards,

Rick Geisz Vista, CA 92081

More on CCC

In his article praising the efforts of the CCC and WPA programs of the 30’s to overcome the great depression Mr. D'Amelio questions why similar programs do not exist today to help the economy. At the present time there is a Youth Jobs Act S1170 for unemployed youth not younger than 16 but younger then 25, introduced by Senator Bernard Sanders, Independent from Vermont. There is also a bill that has been pending since 2010 which is known as a bridge repair bill (similar to WPA projects) for the repair, maintenance and rehabilitation of bridges and roads. ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 10


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line I hope he makes it. If he's on their side I hope he's dead. He'd wish the same for me. ... I am going to tell you now. You'll need a lot of patience with me. Patience, and, understanding.

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the living room or whatever.

You are hot and sweaty, covered in dust, lawn clippings, dirt or paint. You have your old work clothes on. You know the outfit -- shorts with the hole in the crotch, old T-shirt with a stain from who-knows-what and an old pair of tennis shoes. Right in the middle of this great home improvement project you realize you need to run to Home Depot to get something to help complete the job.

Depending on your age you might do the following:

We all will."

Al Puntasecca Al Puntasecca November/December 1952 Rank: Private First Class Home: Hackensack, New Jersey Resolution

When he returned from Korea, Puntasecca was stationed in Lewiston, New York. At a local YMCA dance one night, he met a woman from Niagara Falls. They got married a month before Puntasecca was discharged. He went to work in his father's construction business, and started a family. He has two children and three grandchildren. Letter

"This is the last day of the last month of the year, and this should be the last letter that I shall write to you... So long, honey, and pucker up -- 'cause here I come." Nathan Hoffman Nathan Hoffman December 31, 1945 Rank: Sergeant Home: Waco, Texas (No photo available)

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On leave from Camp Shanks in Orangeburg, New York, Hoffman met Evelyn Ginger just days before he was to go to Europe with the 12th Army Division, in October 1944. After five dates with Evelyn on five consecutive nights, Nathan was restricted to camp, as were all the soldiers who were about to leave. He sent her an orchid with a note that read, "I'll be seeing you,"

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In your 20's: Stop what you are doing. Shave, take a shower, blow dry your hair, brush your teeth, floss and put on clean clothes. Check yourself in the mirror and flex. Add a dab of your favorite cologne because you never know, you just might meet some hot chick while standing in the checkout lane. And you went to school with the pretty girl running the register.

In your 30's: Stop what you are doing, put on clean shorts and shirt. Change shoes. You married the hot chick so no need for much else. Wash your hands and comb your hair. Check yourself in the mirror. Still got it. Add a shot of your favorite cologne to cover the smell. The cute girl running the register is the kid sister to someone you went to school with.

In your 40's: Stop what you are doing. Put on a sweatshirt that is long enough to cover the hole in the crotch of your shorts. Put on different shoes and a hat. Wash your hands. Your bottle of Brut Cologne is almost empty so you don't want to waste any of it on a trip to Home Depot. Check yourself in the mirror and do more sucking in than flexing. The hot young thing running the register is your daughter's age and you feel weird thinking she is spicy. In your 50's: Stop what you are doing. Put on a hat; wipe the dirt off your hands onto your shirt. Change shoes because you don't want to get dog crap in your new sports car. Check yourself in the mirror and you swear not to wear that shirt anymore because it makes you look fat. The Cutie running the register smiles when she sees you coming and you think you still have it.Then you remember the hat you have on is from Bubba's Bait & Beer Bar and it says, 'I Got Worms.'

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The collapse of a bridge span in the state of Washington on May 23, 2013, demonstrates the need for this program. Unfortunately, in Congress there exists a group of obstructionists on any economic or social programs that would enhance President Obamas' administration, even if it will ultimately benefit the country. The stalemate will continue until politicians are willing to compromise. Richard C. Armendariz Huntington Beach, Ca. 92646 Advice for the Lonely

In your 60's: Stop what you are doing. No need for a hat anymore. Hose the dog crap off your shoes. The mirror was

If you are in reasonably good physical shape you won't be lonely anymore by taking up ballroom dancing. It's available almost everyday of the

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Emilio is an 8-year-old neutered male Chihuahua mix, ID 73093. Emilio is a friendly guy who enjoys being with people, whether it's taking a walk or sitting on your lap or by your feet while you watch TV. He has attended several outreach events where he has met lots of people and even children, and he always has a happy tail wag for everyone. He even gets along well with other dogs his size, so he might not mind having a canine companion in his new home. He also LOVES to play with toys and is sure to put a smile on your face! Emilio is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. His $25 adoption in August fee includes neuter, microchip 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 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

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North County Lifeline Offers Social Service Program Training – North County Lifeline in Vista will be holding their Social Service Program Training on September 4th and 5th; 11th and 12th. They have provided leadership in training case managers, social service workers, and Bachelor’s and Master’s level interns to deliver effective services through the Social Service Program Training. In 32 hours over four days, Lifeline’s instructors provide training and experiential activities on the foundation skill sets needed for effective case management. For more info, contact liz Marcelino at lmarcelino@nclifeline.org or call 760.726.4900, Ext. 6384. Lifeline staff and volunteers are free; ERG and ARS are $150/person; general public and other agencies, $200/person; request for CEU’s on Certificate, $25. The address is 3142 Vista Way, Suite 400, Oceanside, CA 92056. ”Family Heirlooms and Attic Treasures” Antique Fair - The City of San Marcos Community Services presents its Antique Sale, “Family Heirlooms and Attic Treasures,” on Saturday, September 14 from 10am-3pm, at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive. This free indoor event will feature vendors selling a variety of antiques and collectibles including pottery, linens, books, household items, furniture, vintage items, and more. Visit www.sanmarcos.net/specialevents for more information and/or a vendor application.


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Visitors Information Center Opens on Grand Avenue

A Visitors Bureau serves as an important information portal for visitors and potential residents. For the past several years, Escondido’s visitor bureau services, known as “Visit Escondido” have been provided by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce through a contract with the City. Its most recent Executive Director, Katherine Zimmer, has made outstanding progress in promoting Escondido’s diverse attractions and amenities. As part of the City’s increased emphasis on economic development, the City decided to provide visitors services directly and on July 1, 2013, Katherine Zimmer joined the City Manager’s Office staff as the new

Tourism and Marketing Administrator. With this new reorganization, the “Visit Escondido” office has moved to 235 E. Grand Avenue where it shares space with the Escondido Police Storefront. This prime location gives greater exposure and visibility to visitors particularly during Cruisin’ Grand and other special events in downtown.

Visit Escondido has been gaining momentum through marketing, social media, and editorial exposure and by building collaborative relationships with its stakeholders. When attractions, events, wineries, breweries, restaurants, and the arts work together to create a marketing synergy that attracts visitors and keeps them here longer, it impacts the community in a positive, long-term way. For more information go to visitescondido.com or connect on Facebook.com/VisitEscondido and Twitter @VisitEscondido.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

The new trail l i n k i n g B r e n g l e Terrace Park in northeastern Vista with the citywide urban trail system is under construction and is designed to enhance and expand our city’s community green space. The new nature trail will begin on the southeastern corner of Brengle Terrace Park and progress along the southern tributary of Buena Vista Creek and will provide much needed riparian restoration and native tree establishment along the creek. Visitors to the park will be able to access the restored creek via the new nature path. Beginning in November, sever-

al hundred native trees and shrubs will be planted throughout the area, including alder, cottonwood, and sycamore. The plantings will be monitored to ensure proper establishment and some areas may be cordoned off during the plant established period so the plants will not be trampled. Informational signage along the trail will provide users with facts about the creek and its natural environment. The City was pleased to receive a $994,000 grant to fund the project. For more information, check online at cityofivsta.com under “Construction Updates” or call the Engineering Department at 760.639.6111.

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You will dance with lots of men and women who too are looking to socialize. The cost is usually $5, which includes a live band, refreshments and 2 hours of fun. If you go on the site - maxine2011@sbcglobal.net each month she will give you the schedule of dances and the bands

In your 70's: Stop what you are doing. Wait to go to Home Depot until the drug store has your prescriptions ready, too. Don't even notice the dog crap on your shoes. The young thing at the register stares at you and you realize the hole in your crotch has exposed your innermost secrets..

week. Your best bet, senior centers. Every week one of them in the North County provides a dance (55-95).

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shattered when you were in your 50's. You hope you have underwear on so nothing hangs out the hole in your pants. The girl running the register may be cute, but you don't have your glasses on so you are not sure.

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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Chip and Slurry Seal Project Taking Place on Roadways in San Marcos

This September, several streets in San Marcos will receive a slurry seal as part of the City’s ongoing commitment to maintaining its roadways and keeping motorists on the move. The bulk of the work will take place over four weeks. While exact construction dates have not yet been set, the dates and routine construction updates will be posted on the City’s website once available. Detailed maps and work schedules will also be available so residents can find out the exact dates that their streets will

be affected.

The application of a slurry seal significantly extends the life of existing pavement by protecting the undersurface from the effects of aging and the environment.

During this project, motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through construction zones and may experience minor delays. The City appreciates your patience and understanding as street improvements are completed. For more information, please visit www.san-marcos.net or call the City’s department of public works at (760) 752-7550.

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taking his words from the popular song of that name. Nathan began writing Evelyn in between bouts of seasickness on the transport ship to Europe, and she wrote back. As the 12th advanced through France and Germany, Evelyn and Nathan's correspondence continued, running to thousands of pages -- which they both saved. When Nathan came home in January 1946, Evelyn was already in Waco, waiting for him. They were married a month later. Sources: These letters were all derived from the PBS (Public Broadcasting System) series, “American Experience.”

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Last week we talked about software problems. Software problems and solutions are pretty much the same whether on a desktop or a notebook PC. There are, however; significant differences between desktop and laptop PCs in the cost and handling of hardware problems. Today we’ll cover desktops and leave notebooks until next week.

The hardware components that are most prone to failure are ones with moving parts. Hard drive, fans, power supplies and DVDs lead the list. When your PC shows no sign of life at all, it’s usually the power supply. The good news is that a power supply swap can usually be done while you wait and costs less

Local Students Win Robotics Competition

Escondido’s students return to campus with a championship title.

A team of students from Bear Valley Middle School robotics program, the BearBots, won first place in the regional USFIRST competition against student teams from Fallbrook, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe and Poway. Two additional Bear Valley teams, the Rogue Robots and the Ursa Majors, also received awards.

USFIRST is a United States competition organized by the non-profit FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. The competition emphasizes the importance of science, engineering, and technology programs in schools and promotes student leadership.

than $100. Fans, DVDs and even hard drives aren’t expensive to replace but when your hard drive fails, the labor cost of reinstalling and updating the operating system and drivers and then recovering files often exceeds the cost of the hard drive itself. Keeping your files backed up on a regular basis can save you money and anguish.

Components that don’t have moving parts rarely fail but CPUs and Video cards can fail if their cooling fans fail. Motherboards also have heat sensitive components that can fail or act up if the case ventilation isn’t adequate. Air circulation within the computer case is very important. “Heat sinks” are in surface-to-surface contact with heat sensitive components like the CPU. A fan forces air across the heat sink’s “radiator” and the hot air is expelled through the power supply and/or auxiliary case vent fans. If the case can’t breath properly because it is in an enclosed area or too close to a wall, heat can build up. Fan cages and heat sinks can become clogged with dust over time. Heat is the enemy of components. All components will eventually fail but their longevity is directly proportional to their exposure to heat. To prolong your PCs lifespan

This year’s theme was “senior solutions” and teams were asked to design projects that would improve the lives of seniors in our communities. Bear Valley’s BearBots won with their design for a sensor-controlled walker that lights up at night. The USFIRST competition provides motivation for schools to maintain competitive science and technology programs, which I believe are excellent opportunities for students to learn practical skills that prepare them for future studies in related fields.

Congratulations to the BearBots and all San Diego County teams.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021890

The name of the business: Stiletto Hair Shears Sharpening, located at 1158 Main St., Ramona, Ca. 92065, is hereby registered by the following: Steven Jake Krasner 1158 Main St. Ramona, Ca 92065 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/24/2013. /s/Steven Jake Krasner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/24/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

The name of the business: Milagrows Nursery, located at 4161 Holly Lane, Bonsall, CA. 92003, is hereby registered by the following: Camerina Castillo 4161 Holly Lane Bonsall, Ca. 92003 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/01/2013. /s/Camerina Castillo, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/30/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

The name of the business: Minute Digital Media, Minute Digital, located at 1848 Kerisiano Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Michael R. Ellis 1848 Kerisiano Way Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/15/2013. /s/Michael R. Ellis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/25/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

The name of the business: Postal San Marcos, located at 1030 La Bonita Dr., Ste 210, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Silvia Calvet 1030 La Bonita Dr., Se 210 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Silvia Calvet This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021342

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-020878

The name of the business: San Marcos Transmission & Auto Repair, located at 755 W. San Marcos Blvd, #108, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: David Elizondo 33333 Morning View Dri. Temecula, Ca. 92592 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/01/1993.. /s/David Elizondo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT #2013-020849

The name of the business: Whitney &

Company, located at 337 E. Carmel St.,

San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby regis-

tered by the following:

Edgar Whitney

337 E. Carmel St.

San Marcos, Ca. 92078

This business is conducted by an indi-

vidual.

5/01/83.

First day of business was

/s/Edgar Whitney

This statement was filed with Ernest

J.

Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County

on 7/19/2013.

8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-019187

The name of the business: Varua Tahiti e, located at 4263 Oceanside Blvd, Ste B, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Torea King 2731 Norma St. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Torea King This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/02/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021369

The name of the business: Help-U-Sell North County Coast & Valley, located at 574 S. Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: San Diego Discount Realty 19744 Beach Blvd #442 Huntington Beach, Ca. 902648 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/22/2013. /s/Micahel Balda, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/25/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021426

The name of the business: Mr. Bugs Inc., Mr. Bugs, located at 863 Bryce Canyon Ave., Chula Vista, Ca. 91914, is hereby registered by the following: Mr. Bugs Inc. 863 Bryce Canyon Ave. Chula Vista, Ca. 91914 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 3/15/90. /s/Ben Bonilla, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/25/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021727

The name of the business: Be Polished Nails & Spa, located at 577 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, #104, San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Ryan Pham 577 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, #104 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ryan Pham This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/29/2013. 8/01, 8/08, 8/15 & 8/22/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-020862

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021798

The name of the business: Moa’s Shack Boutique, located at 818 Chamise Court, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Alessandra Salqueiro-Parker 818 Chamise Court San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Alessandra Salqueiro-Parker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/29/2013. 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021965

The name of the business: Classic Styles, located at 614 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Classic Styles, Inc. 1660 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Edith Alvelais This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2013. 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022218

The name of the business: Car Pros, located at 1657 Sagewood Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Jonathan Lee Fulps and Bradley Pike 1657 Sagewood Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jonathon Lee Fulps This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2013. 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-023433

The name of the business: Service First, located at 2365 La Mirada Dr., Vista, CA., 92081, is hereby registered by the following:

SF International, Inc.

2365 La Mirada Dr.

Vista, Ca. 92081

This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was

8/13/2013.

/s/Aram Minasian, Pres., CEO

This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/13/2013.

8/15, 8/22, 8/29 & 9/05/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00061113-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Lize/Sommer Rose Burbank filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Lize/Sommer Rose Burbank to Proposed name Sommer Rose Burbank. 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: October 01, 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 08/5/2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 & 8/29/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021847

The name of the business: QTB, Quality Time Billed, locatrd at 1439 La Habra Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Kevin Woodard 1439 La Habra Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/01/2013. /s/Kevin Woodard This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/30/2013. 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 and 8/29/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022627

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022817

The name of the business: Rancho Bernardo Shoe Repair, located at 16763 Bernardo Center Dr., #3, San Diego, Ca. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: David G. Kang 831 Lynwood Dr. Encinitas, Ca. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/1/2013. /s/David G. Kang This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/07/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021959

The name of the business: North County Wellness Coalition, located at 904 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Joy Thompson and Kathleen Quinn 815 Grand Avenue, Suiut 106 and #4, respectively, and Dorothy Miller, 783 Poppy Road San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Joint Venture. First day of business was 8/06/2013. /s/Joy Thompson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/06/2013. 8/08, 8/15, 8/22 & 8/29/2013

The name of the business: RCFE Disaster Preparedness Task Force, San Diego, located at 2528 Corbel Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Joyce Ballesteros 2528 Corbel Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 Regina New 230 Diamond Way 148 Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 9/01/2010. /s/Regina New This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/31/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

The name of the business: The Pour House, Pour House, located at 1903 S Coast Highway, Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Rassel, Inc. 1903 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Emily Rassel, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/22/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

The name of the business: Regina New Consulting, located at 230 Diamond Way, #148, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Regina New 230 Diamond Way #148 Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/01/2012. /s/Regina New This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/06/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-020954

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021221

The name of the business: The Spa and Patio Store, The Spa & Patio Store, located at 1122 Los Vallecitos, Suite A, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: LCPS Distributions, Inc. 1122 Los Vallecitos, Suite A San Marcos, Ca. 92069 \This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/1/13. /s/Regina Michelle Milligan, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/24/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022743

The name of the business: SoCal Design Company, located at 641 Shenandoah Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Claudia Hapeman 641 Shenandoah Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/01/13. /s/Claudia Hapeman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/06/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-021772

The name of the business: Cutberto Transportation, located at 943 Gamble St., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby reg-

istered by the following:

Cutberto Sanchez Lopez

943 Gamble St.

Escondido, Ca. 92026

This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was .4/10/2008

/s/Cutberto Sanchez Lopez

This statement was filed with Ernest

J.

Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County

on 7/29/2013.

8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-023199

The name of the business: Scriptures In Poetry, located at 528 Old Via Rancho Drive, Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Lucille R. Lupo 528 Old Via Rancho Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lucille R. Lupo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/09/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022981

The name of the business: Life Care Wheelcharir Transportation, located at 1742 Elfin Forest Rd., #352, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Jeff Mashayekhi and Shirin Afsan 1742 Elfin Forest Rd. #352 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a married couple. First day of business was 8/8/2013. /s/Jeff Mashayekhi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/08/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022635

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-023424

The name of the business: Amalgama Glass, located at 2935 Rancho Vacada, Carlsbad, Ca.92009, is hereby registered by the following: Maria G. Alcacer-Mackinlay 2935 Rancho Vacada Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Maria G. Alcacer-Mackinley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/13/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWAL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2013-022482 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME OF PARTNERSHIP: Comfystar, located at 1651-230 South Juniper, Escondido, Ca. 92025. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 5/12/2010 and assigned File No. 2010-013321. THE FOLLOWING GENERAL PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: Rebecca Alegado 1068 N. Broadway #121, Escondido, Ca. 92026 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/ Rebecca Alegado This statement was filed with David Butler, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/05/2013.. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29 and 9/5/2013

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE ADOPTED

Ordinance No. 2013-1382 an ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Marcos, California, acting as the Legislative Body of Community Facilities District No. 98-02 (Lighting, Landscaping, Open Space and Preserve Maintenance), authorizing the levy of a special tax in an improvement area of such Community Facilities District Annexation No. 114, Improvement Area F-52 (APN: 220-130-84 & 220-130-85). Ordinance No. 20131382 was introduced on July 23, 2013, and adopted by the City Council on August 13, 2013, by the following roll call vote: AYES: COUNCILMEMBERS: JABARA, JENKINS, JONES, ORLANDO, DESMOND;NOES: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE; ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBERS: NONE. 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: 8/22/2013

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022746

The name of the business: Custom Raised Gardens, located at 399 Palmac St., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Peter Glessner 399 Palmac St. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/06/13. /s/Peter Glessner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/06/2013. 8/22, 8/29, 9/5 and 9/12/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-023808

The name of the business: La Casa De Los Alambres, Mexico City Cuisine, located at 777 Shadowridge, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Anastacio Delgado 1565 Live Oak Rd., Apt 197 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Anastacio Delgado This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/16/2013. 8/22, 8/29, 9/5 and 9/12/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022933

The name of the business: West Gin Bakery, located at 7572 Trade St., San Diego, Ca. 92121, is hereby registered by the following: Sunok Yee 7572 Trade St. San Diego, Ca. 92121 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/16/2006. /s/Sunok Yee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/08/2013. 8/22, 8/29, 9/5 and 9/12/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-023250

The name of the business: Quality Finish, located at 3344 Golfcrest Dr., Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Brian Muscara This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/25/08. /s/Brian Muscara This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 08/10/2013. 8/22, 8/29, 9/5 and 9/12/2013

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One survey indicated that 85% of what you do – anyone could do (i.e. sending emails, facebooking, etc). 10% of what you do – someone could do with little training. Only 5% of what you do only you can do... loving your spouse, a parent to your children, exercising your body, or engaging in activity that bring you closer to God. There is no delegating these things.

Pastor Sam Brumit M316 Church, San Marcos Time Management

You never feel like there is enough of it; it’s always running out; you don’t have it and it often slips away. Time. You would think that with all the gadgets we have these days; it would save us time. We have instant coffee, instant messaging, instant replay, etc. but it seems like we have less time than ever. If anyone should have been short on time - it was Jesus. He had just three years to build His ministry and He had no money, no staff (except for a group of bickering untrained followers) and lots of opposition. And did I mention that people wanted to assassinate Him? Yet He remained calm, clear and always in His Father’s will.

Ephesians 5:15-16 says “Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil.” The Greek word used for time is kairos which means an “opportune time.” It’s a slice of time that you must make the most of before it slips away. Imagine if you, like Jesus, used your time on earth to do God’s will. Managing time like He did means spending time in prayer, communicating with God and also living life with rest and balance. If you do this, you can echo His words in John 17: 4 when He said “I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do”. If you have time, come and visit us at Mission 316 Church on Sundays @ 9:45 a.m. at 111 Richmar Avenue in San Marcos.


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