Volume 43- No. 35
By Dan A. D’Amelio
Some people call it an “RV.” Others call it a “rig.” Our grandchildren called it “a house on wheels.”
After we retired we lived in the house on wheels for five years, from 1992-1997. In the year we started out, we knew nothing about an RV. We bought one on the suggestion of a friend who had one and my wife Fanny and I thought it would be a good way to see the U.S. At one of the places where we shopped around for an RV, a salesman asked, “How well do you two get along?”
It was a disconcerting question and for a moment, I envisioned our getting a divorce only a week down the road.
As it turned out, Fanny adapted to the rig’s close-quarter environment so well that I teased her that she must have been a submariner in another life. The Paper - 760.747.7119
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The RV we bought for $23,000 was a twenty-seven foot, threeyear old Fleetwood, Jamboree model, with a powerful 460 Ford engine, which got us up the steepest hills with no difficulty. In fact, our rig got us to the summit of Montana’s steep 7,000-foot Bitterroot Mountain with no difficulty (where we plummeted down a nine-and-ahalf percent grade without screaming even once.) Our house on wheels, like many RV’s, had a holding tank for sink and shower water and another tank for toilet water. (There are facilities at campgrounds for emptying the tanks.)
Our rig also had a 4,000 watt gas generator, as well as an “on board” fresh water system and automatic pump, which allowed us to live comfortably even in the middle of nowhere. It also had many of the ameni-
ties of a regular house: besides a toilet and shower, a fourburner range, an oven, microwave, refrigerator-freezer, a thermostat-controlled furnace (which along with the hot water, worked off propane) and an air conditioner—actually two air conditioners, one in the cab and the other in the coach (living quarters). Living in a coach area that’s about 20 feet long (not counting the cab and motor) and about eight feet wide would seem very confining. It wasn’t. We soon adapted to the RV’s scale; in fact, after living in an RV for a while, a regular home seemed huge. In our first weeks of RVing we stayed at privately owned campgrounds, thinking that was our only option. But then at an information center on I80 in Iowa, we learned about RV camping at state parks. And in our travels, we stayed
mostly at state parks, for two good reasons: the rates for camping at privately owned campgrounds ranged from $18 to $25; the rates at state parks averaged $14 a day. And while rates for both kinds of campgrounds included water and electricity, the state parks had attractive settings (woods and meadows) and a good deal of room between rigs.
In some states there is also RV camping available at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ parks and recreation areas, located by dammed rivers and lakes, with clean facilities and a fee of $10-$12 a night. In our travels, we relied heavily on the publications of the American Automobile Association (AAA) that publishes a “Camp Book,” which has information about privately owned and state park RV campgrounds in every state, including amenities offered,
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directions to the campgrounds and the fee.
The AAA also publishes a “Tour Book” that had information about cities and towns and their points of interest. The books are updated and published each year.
While staying at state parks, we continued heading west to Jackson, Wyoming, where I would receive a spur award from the Western Writers of America for an article I wrote about the major contribution Chinese laborers made to the building of our first transcontinental railroad. (The article appeared in the February 21, 2013, issue of The Paper). At the hotel where the spur awards in fiction and nonfiction were to be presented, men came into the lobby wearing cowboy hats and boots and introduced themselves with a hearty, “Howdy, I’m Tex ____,” and “I’m Tex___, and “I’m Tex____.” So I decided to get into it, too, going about the lobby saying, “Howdy. I’m Tex D’Amelio.”
The next day, we noted in our AAA “Tour Book” that there
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Children’ Sermon
A Baptist pastor was presenting a children's sermon. During the sermon, he asked the children if they knew what the resurrection was. Now, asking questions during children's sermons is crucial, but at the same time, there can be unexpected results. A little boy raised his hand…
was an immigrant museum in Casper, Wyoming; so, we headed there. At the museum we saw carts used by immigrants in the 1850s to carry their possessions. Often children rode on the carts, which were pulled by their fathers. Over 300,000 immigrants traveled through that part of the country, pulling carts for many miles.
Outside the museum was a plaque on which an eye-witness reported: “I often saw fathers pulling the carts, children perched atop their possessions, starting out in the morning, and before the end of a day, some collapsing and dying from exhaustion.” As we continued making like gypsies, we discovered that the best campgrounds were in Tennessee, Mississippi. Alabama, Oklahoma, Iowa, and Oregon. But it was Brookings, Oregon, that became our favorite place to camp. We spent a month at a beachfront campground in Brookings, for a fee of $25, and here is an excerpt from my daily log: July 9 Fanny and I are sitting outside by our rig, facing the
The pastor called on him and the little boy said, "I know that if you have a resurrection that lasts more than four hours you are supposed to call the doctor."
It took more than ten minutes for the congregation to settle down enough for the service to continue. HOLY HUMOR
During these serious and troubled times, people of all faiths should remember these four great religious truths: 1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God's Chosen People. 2. Jews do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah. 3. Protestants do not recognize the Pope as the leader of the Christian world. 4. Baptists do not recognize each other at the liquor store. GOOD SAMARITAN
A Sunday school teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan.
She asked the class, "If you saw a person lying on the roadside, all wounded and bleeding, what would you do?"
A thoughtful little girl broke the hushed silence, "I think I'd throw up." DID NOAH FISH?
A Sunday school teacher asked, "Johnny, do you think Noah did a lot of fishing when he was on the Ark ?"
ocean, the surf coming on shore about 100 yards from us, along the crescent-shaped beach. As I write this, I can hear the rhythmic surf; last night, just before falling asleep, I heard a buoy bell—it sounded like a church bell. I just saw geese flying low over the ocean, and pelicans swooping down over the water, fishing with their long, triangular beaks. One day, Fanny and I went to the Brookings Library, and there we saw, by the librarian’s desk, a sword in a display case. The librarian told me it was a Japanese samurai sword. She said it was a gift from a Japanese pilot.
Intrigued, I asked how the sword ended up in the library, and from the library staff, I learned the story. In the morning of Sept. 9, 1942, a Japanese plane dropped two incendiary bombs on the slopes of a hill some five miles east of Brookings. By dropping the bombs in the wilderness area, the Japanese intended to start a forest fire that would engulf the area. But the smoke from the fire
"No," replied Johnny. "How could he, with just two worms. THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
A Sunday School teacher decided to have her young class memorize one of the most quoted passages in the Bible Psalm 23. She gave the youngsters a month to learn the chapter. Little Rick was excited about the task - but he just couldn't remember the Psalm. After much practice, he could barely get past the first line. On the day that the kids were scheduled to recite Psalm 23 in front of the congregation, Ricky was so nervous. When it was his turn, he stepped up to the microphone and said proudly, "The Lord is my Shepherd, and that's all I need to know. UNANSWERED PRAYER
The preacher's 5 year-old daughter noticed that her father always paused and bowed his head for a moment before starting his sermon. One day, she asked him why. "Well, Honey," he began, proud that his daughter was so observant of his messages. "I'm asking the Lord to help me preach a good sermon."
"How come He doesn't answer it?" she asked. BEING THANKFUL
was spotted by two lookouts and fire fighters were able to bring the fire under control. The small Japanese plane had been assembled from the deck of an offshore submarine. It was the first time an enemy aircraft had bombed the U.S. mainland.
Two weeks later the same plane dropped some incendiary bombs near Port Orford, some 40 miles north of Brookings, but they did not ignite.
The pilot of the plane was Nobuo Fujita, and after the war he visited Brookings a number of times. On his first visit, in 1962, Fujita apologized for the bombing and expressed his wish for continued peace between the two nations; and he brought with him a 400year-old family samurai sword, which he presented to town officials, as a traditional gesture of peace. On the 50th anniversary of the bombing, 1992, Fujita (who died in 1997) returned to Brookings, and at the bombing site, he planted a redwood tree seedling as another symbol of peace between the nations.
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A Rabbi said to a precocious six-year-old boy, "So your mother says your prayers for you each night? That's very commendable. What does she say?" The little boy replied, "Thank God he's in bed!" ALL MEN / ALL GIRLS
When my daughter, Kelli, said her bedtime prayers, she would bless every family member, every friend, and every animal (current and past). For several weeks, after we had finished the nightly prayer, Kelli would say, "And all girls."
This soon became part of her nightly routine, to include this closing. My curiosity got the best of me and I asked her, "Kelli, why do you always add the part about all girls?" Her response, "Because everybody always finish their prayers by saying 'All Men'! SAY A PRAYER
Little Johnny and his family were having Sunday dinner at his Grandmother's house. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served. When Little Johnny received his plate, he started eating right away. "Johnny! Please wait until we
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Fujita’s sword is still on display at the library.
While still camped at Brookings, Fanny and I walked to town one day—needed a few supplies, and rather than take the rig—which would have meant unhooking the water and power lines from the rig, we thought we’d walk. It was a little more than a mile, a pleasant walk, although some of it was up hill. When we finished our shopping and were passing a row of stores, we were greeted by a delicious aroma from a pizzeria. Although we were already loaded down, temptation was too much. It was only after we had gotten the pizza, which we wanted to bring back with us, that the problem hit us. Fanny had two plastic sacks of groceries, one for each hand. I also had two. I could carry both sacks in one hand, leaving one hand free for the pizza. But how could I hold the pizza level with one hand? Fanny looked at the boxed pizza, then said, “I have an idea.”
“Hey, you know what I saw…?” For years, it would be the talk of the town. “How you doing, Dan?”
“Fine,” I said with just a touch of sarcasm—I admired Fanny’s ingenuity, but I was the one carrying the pizza and looking ridiculous. “I know you feel embarrassed, dear,” Fanny said, “but people will just think you had an accident.” I grunted.
We reached the corner. The traffic light changed. We started across. It was a wide avenue—four lanes. I felt exposed, as if I was on stage.
People in the cars waiting for the green light were staring. I could imagine what they were saying. “Mommy, what is that?” “…I don’t know.” “Was he Mommy?”
“No. Guess something real bad happened to his arm…Poor man.”
She asked the man in the pizzeria for a plastic sack and put the pizza box in the sack. Then she said, “Take off your belt, Dan.”
When we reached the curb, Fanny said, “Want to rest, Dan?
“Actually—my left arm is getting plenty of rest.”
I took off my belt, and Fanny looped it through the open handles of the sack, making it into a sling, which she placed over my shoulder.
“I see your experience as a school nurse has come in handy,” I teased her. Fanny grinned. “Yep.”
So, we started off, Fanny carrying her two sacks, and me carrying a sack in my right hand. (I had combined both of my sacks into one). And on the other side of my body, a “pizza sling”—the pizza sticking out horizontally from my hip, with my left arm resting on it. I looked like I had broken my arm and it was in a special sling. I looked absolutely ridiculous!
But I consoled myself with the thought that we were strangers in town—and yet I could imagine people saying,
“No—you?” “I’m okay.”
“It does make a nice arm rest,” Fanny said.
August 29, 2013 - Page 3 “What’s the matter?”
A young couple were coming up the street, talking. They apparently hadn’t seen us yet.
“Gosh, Fanny,” I said, still holding up my pants with my right hand, the left hand on the pizza, pointing to a tree. “What am I gonna do?” “Try to look natural.” “What?”
“Just move aside, Dan—let ’em pass,” Fanny said calmly, as the couple neared us.
“Sure,” I whispered. “You could look calm, while acting like Florence Nightingale, taking a believe-it-or not medical case for an outing.”
“Hello,” Fanny said brightly as the couple came abreast of us. I grunted and took a sudden interest in a sea gull in the sky. As they passed, I could hear broken, muffled laughter. And so, we continued on, above us sea gulls squawking overhead (or maybe they were laughing). And that night, the surf softly splashing on the beach, we ate our well-deserved pizza.
About the Author
A frequent contributor to The Paper, Dan A. D'Amelio is a retired journalist and teacher and author of four books. He served as a reporter for two Connecticut newspapers and on the editorial staff of CBS-TV News in New York City.
“Maybe we could patent it,” I said.
I put the sack of groceries down and adjusted my pants. “Wish we had brought our camera today,” Fanny said. “The kids will never believe this.”
“What makes you think I’d want my picture taken? —Uh, oh.”
Red Light Districts
When Escondido leaders first proposed red light cameras, according to news releases in the UT, the emphasis was on safety, reducing accidents at major intersections. Some residents scoffed that the real reason was profit from fines. More news releases claimed these objections were off base and stressed the need to eliminate terrible accidents caused by inattentive drivers. The red light cameras were installed and even allowing for an occasional rear end crash blamed on the cameras’ existence the accident rate plummeted.
As the accident rate declined so did income from fines. Apparently red light cameras were so successful they actually now cost the city money. Well, so what? Policemen cost money, firemen cost money, city government costs money. But we don’t see any hue or cry to rid ourselves of them. The current effort to eliminate red light cameras will, if approved, prove to be “Penny wise and pound foolish.” I pray that it‘s not the death or dismemberment of some member of my family that proves that point. /s/Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.
We turned at the corner and started down a steep street that led to the beach and to where we were camped with other RVers.
At this point, I was starting to get used to my pizza sling and, away from the main street now, I didn’t feel so embarrassed by it. But then something terrible happened. My pants started to slip.
Letters to the Editor
He was a teacher of creative writing at Middlesex College, Middletown, Connecticut, and at the University of New Haven, Connecticut.
In Long Island, New York, he was a teacher of children with severe mental handicaps, and in 2005 he was in Who's Who in America, cited for his pioneering work in the education of severely mentally retarded children.
The news article named "Subscription Farm in the works for San Marcos" in the 8/15/13 issue left me wondering.
The article begins with "officials plan on using vacant city land," and it ends with "the difference in quality and nutrition is often quite obvious." That's quite a leap!
As reported, the produce will be delivered to customers' homes or they will be able to pick it up at the farm. If so,
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Red Lights Go Bye-Bye in Escondido
The vote was 5-0. Unanimous. On Wednesday, August 21st, the Escondido City Council agreed to not renew its contract with Redflex Traffic Systems of Phoenix after it expires in December. Newly appointed Chief of Police Craig Carter affirmed that the police department would stop issuing red light camera citations effective immediately. Escondido joins a long list of cities that have eliminated the unpopular devices.
Escondido is one of many cities who have given the boot to the sometimes controversial system. San Diego, El Cajon, Poway, are among those cities that no longer will have the system in place. Cities that do continue the system include Oceanside, Vista, Encintas, Solana Beach, and Del Mar. Escondido has been losing roughly $150,000 per year on its program as the number of citations has steadily dwindled, from 6,500 in 2007 to about 3,000 last year.
Mayor Sam Abed said his vote was based more on safety than on the city losing money or frequent complaints that the cam-
Man About Town
I have been known to admire the fair beauty of a lovely woman upon occasion. That’s why I am pleased to share with you the photo of a young North County lady who not only has the looks but a beautiful singing voice to go along with it.
She’s the daughter of Dr. Mark and Pam Cafagna, the great chiropractic team operating in San Marcos. Good friends as well as one of my favorite chiropractors, I knew they had a daughter who was an actress
eras are an invasion of privacy. Carlsbad Police Arrrest Residential Burglary Suspect
On Tuesday, August 20th, at 12:24 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a resident on the 1900 block of Dove Lane. The resident stated she had just chased an intruder from her apartment. The subject had fled to a nearby residence. Police officers responded and contacted the subject inside his residence. He was in possession of the victim’s stolen property. The subject, Abdul Mohamad, an 18 year old male, was arrested for residential burglary. The stolen property returned to the victim.
Oceanside City Manager Resigns
Mayor Jim Wood said he was “shocked.” The rest of the Oceanside City Council had nothing but praise for Oceanside City Manager Peter Weiss who announced on Wednesday, August 21st that he was resigning effective at the end of the year. Weiss will have been with the city for 27 years. Weiss, 54, received a standing ovation from the public and council members after
but didn’t know she was a singer as well. She has a CD out, one of which is traditional Christian music, the other more secular with a Christian Country theme. Beauty seems to run in the family. The Cafagnas have two beautiful daughters, Brittany and Ashley; they are also proud grandparents of Bentley, and now Ashley is also expecting. In November a new granddaughter, Gabriella, will join the family.
Ashley joins her husband, Anthony Tesoro, in his evangelical ministry and sings during services he conducts.
announcing his resignation.
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As city manager, Weiss earns a salary of roughly $223,000 per year, plus benefits and other perks. His resignation is effective Dec. 27.
Given that many enterprises compete to sell produce, is it any of the city's business to be picking the winners? The article states that "the cost is slightly higher." Well, is anyone surprised that cost goes up whenever government gets involved?
Weiss said the city is in a far better position than it was several years ago — when officials were projecting annual deficits of $9 million or more.
Murder Suspect Facing Trial
John Carlo Monta has been charged with the murder of Joanne Javier, a dental assistant who was found stabbed to death in her SUV near the dental office where she worked.
The slaying occurred in November. If convicted, Monta faces 26 years to life in prison for first-degree murder and, as alleged, he used a knife. Vista Superior Court Judge Timothy Casserly order the 29year-old to stand trial.
The dentist for whom she worked, Ida Alfonso, was the one who found her body in her SUV. About 10 p.m. that night, police arrested Monta at his Linda Vista apartment. He has been held without bail since. Motive is believed to be because Javier wanted to end the relationship.
The CD’s are available through Dr. Mark or Pam; just call 760.410.2373. or on her website www/ashleytesoro.td or www.sacredmusic.cc. ••••• She is not only movie-star beautiful but she is one of the most talented eye surgeons in Southern California. Thanks to Dr. Jessica Kathryn Laursen, an eye surgeon with Vista’s Kaiser Permanente Clinic, my eyesight and eye appearance have improved greatly. She performed surgery on both of my eyes last week, straightening out eye muscles and giving me straight vision. It corrected a condition called strabismus and both eyes are now nicely balanced. I’ve been a big booster of many of the Kaiser Permanente physicians and Dr. Laursen is added to that lengthy list of great doctors. One of the things I noticed, and which moved me, was after the surgery and minor adjustments were made, and tests
how will the city actually utilize the "vacant city land" to "encourage locally grown produce?"
Many rural farms sell fresh produce along the county highways, for a very good price, so it is not evident what problem the govt is trying to solve. It looks like another govt power grab. I am disappointed that The Paper is passively endorsing government meddling in a free market which worked so well for so long. Thomas Skarvada Encinitas
Editor’s Note: A little research shows that locally grown produce is normally higher than discount chain/grocery stores. Government “meddling” in this
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Laursen Dr. given, stepped back, looked at me, looked at my eyes, and her eyes showed the happiness she found by seeing her work being done perfectly. absolutely Clearly, she was proud of her work . . . much like Rembrandt must have been after he finished one spectacular his of paintings. I like doctors who take pride in their work. Dr. Laursen clearly is justly proud . . . as am I. She is terrific! ••••• Dave Geary, a native of Foxboro, Massachusetts, and a retired Air Force vet is about as patriotic, and as giving a person as you will find. He is a true humanitarian.
Not only did he serve his country for 20 years but all three of his children presently serve in the Army and/or the Air Force. He continues to serve his country by assisting ‘wounded warriors’ who need a helping hand. ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 5
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Dave became a responsible and responsive businessman, opening his Dave’s Computer Repairs and Sales in 2003. In 2012 he moved to his present location at 112 N. Kalmia in downtown Escondido.
When not operating his business, Dave is busy helping solve problems in the community. He is the “go-to guy” whenever a veteran is in trouble or needs a helping hand. Low back pain can be a crippling experience. You might not be able to play golf, work, or even sit in the car for a 30-minute drive. And you may not be able to remember the last time you even had a restful night’s sleep.
Life cannot be enjoyed to its fullest if you are suffering with low back pain or sciatica . . . that just will not go away! Do You Have any of the Following Conditions? • Sciatica • Lower Back Pain • Spinal Stenosis • Degenerative disc disease • Herniated or Bulging Discs • Facet Syndrome • Failed Back Surgery
Fortunately, if you are suffering from any of these problems, your pain may be relieved or eliminated by non-surgical spinal decompression therapy.
Far too many medical doctors believe your options are limited to bed rest, pain pills, exercises, steroid injections, and surgery. They are wrong! That’s because there
In one instance, an Army Sergeant purchased a ‘fixer-upper’ house in Escondido. The Sergeant had suffered multiple injuries in Iraq, and who continues to receive care from the Naval Medical Center, San Diego, for traumatic brain injury, was having some difficulties. Dave learned of the difficult time the Sergeant was having and arranged for over $25,000 in services and materials donated from area businessmen and trades-people. This included roofing, carpeting, appliances, plumbing, and painting of his new house.
Recently, in conjunction with the Friends Family Community Connection, operating out of Rancho Bernardo, Dave transported 25,000 meals to Moore, Oklahoma, to aid those who had been hit by the terrible tornado. Upon returning to San Diego he joined a number of other participants in meeting and washing the feet of the poor and needy in San Diego. “They were people
missing one or two toes,” he said. “It was a humbling experience.” This biblical type act was one of hundreds that Dave Geary does week in and week out. Currently serving his second term as president of the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido, his club honored him last year by presenting a highly prized Dunlap Award, the year prior he was recognized with a Distinguished Service Award. Speaking of the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club, and I just was, they are having another huge Garage Sale on Saturday, Sepember 14th, from 7am to 2pm.
If you have treasure loaded up in your garage or attic, bring it by, put it in the storage bin and on September 14th, we’ll find a buyer for it. Call John Trudell’s office at 760. 747. 0961 to arrange for keys to the storage locker, Please call between 9am and 5pm to
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may be a non-sugical solution to your treatment plan that hopefully will make you pain-free. sciatica and low back pain! If you’ve heard about spinal decompression therapy, or always wanted to check it out and see how it might help your condition, now is the best time. Spinal decompression therapy can create a decreased pressure within the disc that can allow the disc material to be pulled back into its normal position . . . and bring a fresh blood supply to promote healing.
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instance is merely making idle land available for a worthwhile enterprise. Further, locallyo grown, often organic, produce, is more expensive to produce but being fresher, is healthier and often tastier, thus the increased price(s) are paid by consumers. Filner
I don't know about you but I'm beginning to think some of these "Sexual Harassment" claims against Bob Filner are a contrived attempt to scuttle his ship and convince him to resign as mayor.
Let's face it, I don't like the guy's personality and I believe his methods are Machiavellian. A Jewish person would describe Filner as a real Schmuck! And they would be right. No doubt this guy has patted a lot of female rearends, stared down a whole bunch of bodices and made numerous lecherous advances. I regret he was elected and for the sake of San Diego's fortunes wish Bob Filner would just go away. However, I also hope that Gloria Alred is not
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You’ll get to see everything first hand and find out if this treatment might be your disc/sciatica solution, like it has been for so many other patients. And the best part of this treatment is . . . No Dangerous Drugs and No Surgical Procedures!
Spinal decompression treatments are very gentle and are almost always painless. In fact, every once in a while, I What this means for you is that in just notice a patient sleeping during a treata matter of days or weeks, you could ment session. be back on the golf course, enjoying Call today and tell our receptionist that your love life, or traveling again. you would like to come in for the For a limited time, until August 8th, Special Spinal Decompression $25 will provide you all the services Evaluation. that normally cost $145! We can get started with your consultaWhat does this special limited time tion, examination, and X-rays (again, if offer include? Everything I normally indicated) as soon as there’s an opendo in my new patient evaluation. ing in the schedule. You’ll get: • An in-depth consultation where I Our office is called Heilman will listen . . really listen . . to the Chiropractic and we are located at 245 details of your case. W. El Norte Pkwy, # C Escondido, • A complete neuromuscular examina- CA. I look forward to helping you so tion. you can hopefully live a pain-free life. • X-rays (if indicated) Sincerely, • Review of your MRI, and • A report of findings that includes a Stephen Heilman, D. C.
Dr. Stephen Heilman
PS. One of the biggest myths about pain is that it will go away by itself, without any treatment.
A study in the British Medical Journal found that myth to be untrue, showing that 75% of back pain sufferers -- who do not seek treatment -- will have either pain or disability 12 months later.
Bottom line . . . if your pain has not gone away by now, it’s not likely to go away on its own. Life is too short to live in pain! Call 760.480-4480
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Operation H.O.P.E. Program
Sunrise Vista Kiwanis Club members got an up-date from Beth Hallock and Jean Cole on Operation HOPE (Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement), a Vista organization that provides a safe living environment for families and single homeless women, providing specialized case management, educational programs, resource information and care to help support the initial stages of rebuilding lives and regaining hope. Also, it is the cold weather shelter for homeless families and single women, serving the Vista area. For more information, check the website at www.oper-
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say our prayer." said his mother. "I don't need to," the boy replied.
"Of course, you do," his mother insisted. "We always say a prayer before eating at our house." "That's at our house." Johnny explained. "But this is Grandma's house and she knows how to cook. •••••
After a tiring day, a commuter settled down in his seat and closed his eyes.
As the train rolled out of the station, the young woman sitting next to him pulled out her cell phone and started talking in a loud voice: "Hi sweetheart.It's Sue. I'm on the train".
"Yes, I know it's the six thirty and not the four thirty, but I had a long meeting."
Pictured are (l-r) Carol Brady, President of Sunrise Vista Kiwanis; Beth Hallock, Administrator, Operation HOPE; and Kitti Frietag, Kiwanis member.
Another program the Sunrise Vista Kiwanis Club had was presented by Dave Smith, college strategist and developer of www.collegewithoutstudentloans.com. He educates families about options available for financial aid for college students. Having worked with
"No, honey, not with that Kevin from the accounting office. It was with the boss".
"No sweetheart, you're the only one in my life". "Yes, I'm sure, cross my heart!"
Fifteen minutes later, she was still talking loudly.
When the man sitting next to her had enough, he leaned over and said into the phone, "Sue, hang up the phone and come back to bed."
Sue doesn't use her cell phone in public any longer. ••••• A former Sergeant in the Marine Corps took a new job as a high school teacher. Just before the school year started, he injured his back. He was required to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. Fortunately, the cast fit under his shirt and wasn't noticeable. On the first day of class, he found himself assigned to the toughest students in the school. The smart-aleck punks, having already heard the new teacher was a former Marine, were leery of him and he knew they would be testing his discipline in the classroom. Walking confidently into the rowdy classroom, the new teacher opened the window wide and sat down at his desk. When a strong breeze made his tie flap, he picked up a stapler
over 500 families and saved his clients more than $53M in student loans over the past five years, he says the key is to know where the money is available. Smith’s program uses software out of Princeton to help clients figure out the best chance of acceptance and financial availability. Meeting/Events Calendar
ArtWalk and Scavenger Hunt at Restaurant Row – On Sunday, September 1st, from 1-5pm, the ArtWalk and Car Show, sponsored by Old California Restaurant Row,
and stapled the tie to his chest. Dead silence...
The rest of the year went very smoothly. ••••• Never let it be said that ground crews and engineers lack a sense of humor. Here are some actual logged maintenance complaints and problems, known as "squawks.”
P [in list below means] - The problem logged by the pilot.
S [in the list means] - The solution and action taken by the engineers P: Left inside main tire almost needs replacement. S: Almost replaced left inside main tire. P: Test flight OK, except autoland very rough.
S: Autoland not installed on this aircraft.
P: No. 2 propeller seeping prop fluid.
S: No. 2 propeller seepage normal. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 propellers lack normal seepage. P: Something loose in cockpit. S: Something tightened in cockpit.
P: Dead bugs on windshield.
showcases new and returning fine artists whose work ranges from paintings, pastels, digital illustrations to photography, sculpture, and handcrafted jewelry. In addition to the art and car show, the September ArtWalk will host a Scavenger Hunt. Attendees can pick up a card, then visit each vending artists to get their ‘mark’ and must turn in the card by 5pm to be entered into the drawing. Prizes include artwork and/or services by the artists. Must be 18 years or older; rules apply. The ArtWalk is free. Special offers on dining and entertainment are available for a number of the Restaurant Row businesses. Contact Raziah Roushan at 760.518.8578 or email@example.com for more info. Address is 1020 W San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos.
Rafael Acosta to Speak at Orchid Society Meeting – The Palomar Orchid Society will host Rafael Acosta of The OrchidSource on Wednesday, September 4, at 6:30pm, at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos. He will speak on the care and growing of Phalaenopsis (Phal) Orchids which have become one of today’s top indoor flowering orchids. Visitors always welcome. For more info, call 760.720.9424 or visit palomarorchid.org.
“Go for the Gold,” at ABWA Dinner Meeting – On Thursday, September 5, from 6-8:30pm, the Soaring Eagles Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) will hear guest speaker, Marilyn August, talking about how and when to have money discussions in a business situation. The meeting will be held at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 111 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos. Cost is
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S: Live bugs on backorder.
P: Autopilot in altitude-hold mode produces a 200-fpm descent.
S: Cannot reproduce problem on ground. P: Evidence of leak on right main landing gear. S: Evidence removed.
P: DME volume unbelievably loud. S: DME volume set to more believable level.
P: Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick. S: That's what they're there for! P: IFF inoperative.
S: IFF always inoperative in OFF mode.
P: Suspected crack in windscreen. S: Suspect you're right.
P: Number 3 engine missing.
S: Engine found on right wing after brief search. P: Aircraft handles funny.
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$23/members and $28/non-members which includes 8 entries for the 50/50 drawing. For more info or to RSVP, contact Sue Puffet at 760.822.2242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefits of Belonging to a Garden Club - The rewards of joining a local club within the National Garden Clubs umbrella go far beyond the pleasures of growing things. Becoming a member is simple and inexpensive. Membership opens the door to explore a wide range of common interests. Grow your own edible garden, for tastier, healthier, less expensive local fare; learn to make the most of resources, including your available garden space; enhance your garden's sustainability, reducing maintenance, planting "native" and saving water; nurture your inner artist with floral design study and flower shows; learn from those with experience, and pass along your own passion and know-how to new generations of gardeners; and have fun, whatever you choose to get involved in. The Vista Garden Club meets at noon the first Friday of the month at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista.
Space Still available in Preschoolers Program – The City of San Marcos Community Services is still accepting registration for its Raggedy Ann and Andy Preschoolers Program for children 3-5 years of age. Children learn social skills while participating in arts & crafts, storytelling, outdoor play and learning fun. For details about registration, class times and days, and locations, contact the Community Center at 3 Civic Center Drive by calling 760.744.9000. Fridays at The Foundry in Carlsbad – The resident artists of
Carlsbad present Fridays at the Foundry; an Art Party with featured artist Mike Striler on Friday, September 6 from 6-8pm. There will be fresh art, live music and fun for all ages in the creative atmosphere of the artists’ studios, and an interactive community art project. Fridays at the Foundry is held monthly in conjunction with the Friday Night Lights in the Village of Carlsbad, and is located at 2787 State Street. For Information, call 760.433.3245 or visit www.NewVillageArts.org. Free Spanish-language Film Screenings at the Center – Renowned Spanish-language film screenings, projected with English subtitles. outdoors on the Museum Lawn at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, will be shown every Saturday in September from 7-10pm. Films at dusk. The Screenings are: September 7: NO – Chilean film based on the 1988 referendum on whether Pinochet should have another 8-year term as president. September 14: LA CAMIONETA – A wonderful documentary about refurbished American school buses in Guatemala. September 21: EL MANZANO AZUL – Family-friendly story about a man who remembers a pivotal summer as a kid spent at his grandfather’s farm. September 28: THE GIRL – Great drama, starring Abbie Cornish, who must help a small Mexican girl find her mother after they’ve been separated crossing the border. The address is 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido. Bring chairs and blankets for a great evening on the Great Green lawn. For more info., contact CCAE at 760.839.4186 or visit www.artcenter.org/performances. You’re Invited to Patriot Day 12thAnniversary Remembrance – On Sunday, September 8th, there will be a Patriot Day 12th Anniversary Remembrance to
The Doctor is In! wearers in the U.S. alone) sometimes results in a less than comfortable appliance requiring us to “adapt” to it, and often these dentures can be unstable. Is there some better alternative that can give us a stable replacement of our missing teeth but not cost an arm and a leg? Price is the million dollar question for those who are retired and on a fixed income. Fortunately, now there is an alternative that provides us with stable dentition without the tremendous cost of having fixed bridges done, or an array of implants.
Implant Retained Overdentures for the Cost-Conscious Patient
As the Baby Boomer generation gets older our health-care costs increase, including dental care. With the advent of reliable implants we can “rebuild” our mouths, however, at times with considerable expense. On the other hand, replacement of missing teeth with a denture (of which there are 55 million
Implant Retained Overdentures
These will cost more than a conventional denture, but run much less than fixed bridges that require many implants. Normally only 4 (sometimes 5 to 6) implants are used to support an overdenture which lowers your cost dramatically. The denture is specially designed to lock onto the implants so that they won’t come lose when you’re eating, laughing, etc. (Use your imagination!) Yet, they can be removed for cleaning and are very hygienic. Actually, they’re easier to keep
Commemorate that tragic day of September 11, 2001. The horrific events that struck this nation on 9/11 will forever be etched in this nation’s memory. We will never forget! The commemoration that weekend will begin with a 24-hour vigil, from 7pm Saturday until 8am Sunday morning, in and around the flagpole in the church courtyard at Faith Lutheran Church, 700 E. Bobier Drive, Vista. The 19 firefighters of the HotShot Crew who perished in the Yarnell Hill Fire in Prescott, Arizona, will be honored. The altar will be a tribute to those 19 men, those who perished on 9/11 and the wars fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is open to the public and all police, fire, EMT personnel and military are encouraged to attend. The Sunday event begins with church services at 8am and 10:30am. Ceremonies begin at 11:30am, followed by a BBQ and activities for everyone, young and old. The ceremony is a salute to the men and women of our Armed Forces, Police, Fire and EMT units locally, and will include a flag display, bagpipe music, a Colors Presentation, folding of the flag, and the ringing of a Commemorative Bell to honor the 19 firefighters. This will be followed by a BBQ to feed 500-800 people, a static display of police, fire and EMT vehicles, a hosted beer and wine garden, music, and fun activities for children of all ages. More than 500 attended last year. For questions, contact the event coordinator, Dick Dinse at 760.583.3087, email RichardDinse@cox.net, or contact Kelli Coletti in the church office at 760.724.7700 New Season for Hidden Valley Community Concert Association Series – The HVCCA kicks off their five concert series for the 2013-2014 season on September 8, at 2pm, with
clean than fixed bridges supported by implants. Less Bone Requirements Drive Down Costs
When doing implant supported crowns and bridges, we need solid bone structure throughout the arch, and frequently have to charge our patients for bone “augmentation” (addition of bone) to areas with insufficient bone to support the implant structure. Implant Retained Overdentures require using less implants for support and we can “adjust” the placement of our implants into areas where the bone is most dense, often reducing or eliminating bone augmentation. Since the cost of augmentation can run anywhere from $450-$800 or more per unit, that’s a big advantage both by avoiding surgery … and cutting costs!
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Carol Welsman, Canadian singer and pianist performing different styles, as a trio (piano, bass, and drums) and in four different languages. The performance is in the Center Theater, Center for the Arts, Escondido. Tickets are $40.00, $30.00, $20.00, and $10.00. Contact 1.800.988.4253 or online at www.artcenter.org. The HVCCA is a non-profit organization that has been in Escondido for 68 years, and offers the best concert deal around. The other concerts of the season are Jeff Linsky, guitarist playing as a trio, October 27; Moscow Nights and Golden Nights (Russian instrumental trio with dancers), January 26, 2014; Hutchins Consort (eight different sized violins) March 30, 2014; and the Civic Youth Orchestra on May 4, 2014. Season memberships (five concerts) with reserved seats are $70.00 and $35.00. Family plans are available, and there is a Reciprocity Program for members to attend other concerts in Southern California for free. For ticket information, call Dennis Tomlinson at 760.740.0619 or visit the website at www.hiddenvalleyCCAescondido.inf o.
Women’s Volunteer Group Meets in North County – GFWC Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) is seeking community minded women who want to become involved in the group and make a difference in their community. If you are new to the area or looking to expand your base of friends, this is a wonderful way to meet new people. CWONC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Members are dedicated to strengthening their communities and enhancing the lives of others through
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Care and Handling
Overdentures are “removable.” Most of our patients don’t like the idea of “removable” teeth. However, if you’re already in that boat, or headed that way, remember it’s easier and more thorough to remove and brush your teeth and gums than it is to clean a fixed bridge in your mouth. As for placing them back into your mouth, overdentures literally “snap” back into place with stability and security. Price In the final analysis, if you’re faced with some major rehabilitation of your dentition or in need of a stable denture, Implant Retained Overdentures is an attractive option! Cost is almost always a serious consideration whenever it comes to choosing your dental treatment options!
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volunteer service. For more info about the upcoming meeting on September 9, at 6:30pm at the Hampton Inn, 123 E. Carmel St., San Marcos, contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cwonc.org.
Art Class Offered by OSHER Lifelong Learning, CSUSM – An art class “Draw: Color Pencil, Pastel, Watercolor (your choice)” will be held overlooking the lake at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Drive, on five Mondays starting September 9 through October 7. If enough students do not sign up ahead of time, class will be cancelled. Bring out your creativity and improve observation skills. Learn about right brain drawing, highlights, shadows and techniques to make art look three-dimensional. Linda Luisi, an experienced muralist, shares her skills with individual attention and demonstrations, for new and returning students. Register at CSUSM OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute, 800.500.9377, or http://www.csusm.edu/el/olli/index.ht ml. Cost is $85/person. For questions, call the instructor at 760.944.8991, or www.LindaLuisi.com.
Escondido Senior Service Council September Activities – The Senior Service Council, located at 728 N. Broadway, Escondido, offers many free services including job referrals connecting seniors with seniors (Thursdays, 10am-12noon); legal aid and notary service (Wednesdays, 9-11am, by appointment); Health Insurance Counseling (3 days each month, by appointment), and more. The SSCE offers its Tax Problem Assistance Program on Thursdays (by appointment). If you haven’t filed your income tax return for 2012 or earlier; if you have received a letter from the IRS; or if you filed for an extension to file; whatever income tax problem you have, call for an appointment and further information – 760.480.0611. There is no fee or cost. There are several ongoing support groups that meet regularly at the SSCE offices, including Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and a Better Breathers Club. A new Bereavement Support Group will meet monthly at 1pm on the third Thursday, starting September 19. Call 760.480.0611 for more details. Escondido New Fall/Winter Classes for OASIS – A new trimester will be starting in September for OASIS and new catalogs available the end of August. They are bringing back your favorites and a lot of new, exciting classes and lectures. A one-time trimester processing fee of $10 is charged in addition to class fee. Registration can be completed on line at www.sandiegooasis.org, or call the office at 760.796.6020. For classes or info, call or visit the website.
Annual Labor Day Weekend Barbecue Fundraiser Planned The Palomar Mountain Volunteer Fire Department is again planning their annual Labor Day weekend barbecue fundraiser, for the 36th year. It will be on Saturday, August 31, starting at 11am. They are in need of donations and volunteers to work the day of the event. Please find more information at http://palomarfire.org/ or call Mary at 760.685.6014. Annual Labor Day BBQ Fundraiser - The Men's Auxiliary of
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S: Aircraft warned to straighten up, fly right, and be serious. P: Target radar hums.
S: Reprogrammed target radar with words. P: Mouse in cockpit. S: Cat installed.
Makes You Think
A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have avocados, get six.” A short time later the husband comes back with six cartons of milk.
The wife asks him, "Why did you buy six cartons of milk?" He replied, "They had avocados."
If you're a woman, I'm sure you're going back to read it again! Men will get it the first time. My work is done here. Water in the carburetor
WIFE: "There is trouble with the car. It has water in the carburetor." HUSBAND: "Water in the carburetor? That's ridiculous "
WIFE: "I tell you the car has water in the carburetor." HUSBAND: "You don't even know what a carburetor is. I'll check it out. Where's the car? WIFE: "In the pool."
A FRIGHTENING STATISTIC. THIS IS A FRIGHTENING STATISTIC, PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST WORRISOME IN RECENT YEARS. 25% of the women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary.
It means 75% are running around untreated. ••••• A young man wanted to get his beautiful blond wife something nice for their first wedding anniversary. So he decided to buy her a cell phone. He showed her the phone, and explained to her all of its features. Meg was excited to receive the gift and simply adored her new phone.
Miss Purrs-a-lot is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She's a 1-1/2 year old, 7 pound, short haired Calico cat.
Miss Purrs-a-lot was transferred to RCHS through the FOCAS program. As you might expect, “Miss Purrs-a-lot’ purrs a lot. And she has a soft, sweet “Mew” when she talks.
The $145 adoption fee for Miss Purrs-a-lot includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, spay, and microchip. If you can't adopt right now, consider sponsoring a pet until it’s adopted. Meet your new cat, dog, or rabbit at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday. For more information call 760-753-6413 or log on to www.sdpets.org.
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"Gilding the Lilly" by chumming ever more females into claiming their feelings were hurt as the result of his merely looking in their direction. If some of the claims actually hold water then out of self preservation I'm going to swear off ever even talking to another female. /s/Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA. Hi Lyle,
The War Letters were some of the most moving writings that I have read in a long time. Sure spells out the horror and terrible waste of war.
The next day Meg went shopping. Her phone rang and, to her astonishment, it was her husband on the other end. "Hi Meg," he said, "how do you like your new phone?"
Meg replied, "I just love it! It's so small and your voice is clear as a bell, but there's one thing I don't
Here is another one for your collection, a letter from Durward Sprague, Field Artillery, to Wilbur Sprague who was in the Navy. Both boys were of German descent and the reference to “our bloods are yellow” refers to some of the men of German descent refusing to go into the army to fight Germany in WW I.
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Doris is a 2-year-old spayed female tortoiseshell mix, ID 73437. Doris is a sweet cat who is all about the 3 P's: pet, purr, play. She purrs like crazy when you pet her and makes biscuits. When she isn’t playing with her wire mouse or feather toys she enjoys sitting right next to your side.
Doris is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $25 adoption fee in August includes her 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 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
Roxy is a beautiful 2 yr old female boxer. She is spayed, microchipped and utd on all vaccines. She is great with other dogs and with kids.
Why her owners gave her up is a mystery as she is practically perfect. She doesn't deserve what has happened to her and we are looking for a home for her where she will be cherished and loved and never be in this situation again.
If you think Roxy would fit in with your family we'd love to hear from you. For an adoption application please email us at email@example.com.
A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Independent Districting Commission
In compliance with the Voting District Consent Decree which was a part of the lawsuit settlement agreement, a selection panel of retired San Diego County judges has appointed the following people to serve on the Independent Districting Commission: Jack Anderson Andrew Carey Doris Cruz William Flores Dana Nuesca Roberto Ramirez John Valdez With the assistance of staff from the City Clerk’s Office and City Attorney’s Office, as well as an expert consultant, the Commission must adopt plans that divide the City into four Council districts. These districts
will be used for future elections of Escondido City Council members and for filling any vacancy in the office of the member of the Council. The districting plan shall comply with the United States Constitution, including containing reasonably equal population; shall comply with the federal Voting Rights Act; shall be geographically contiguous and drawn to encourage geographic compactness; shall be drawn with respect for geographic integrity of any neighborhood and any community of interest, including racial, ethnic, and language minorities; and shall not be drawn for the purpose of favoring or discriminating against an incumbent, political candidate, or political party. For more information, including meeting agendas and minutes, please visit
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
We are fortunate for our yearround beautiful weather and I hope you are able to enjoy the countless outdoor amenities Vista has to offer. There is still time to experience an entertaining evening at the beautiful outdoor Moonlight Amphitheatre; tickets are available for the final summer performances, Mel Brook’s “Young Frankenstein” which is playing now through September 7 and “The Who’s Tommy” opening on September 18 and running through October 5. Tickets are on sale at MoonlightStage.com or by calling the VisTix Box
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Proceeds from the garage sale will benefit the Hidden Valley
Kiwanis Foundation to help fund all the various service
projects the foundation supports.
Call the answer McIsaac,
858.248.7211, or go to the
Hidden Valley Kiwanis web-
Office at 760.724.2110.
On another note - our Senior Center needs volunteer drivers. If you enjoy helping seniors and have a few hours to spare – consider becoming a volunteer driver at the Senior Center. The drivers provide door-todoor transportation assistance for shopping, medical appointments and other necessary activities for seniors who are unable to drive or are homebound. If you are interested, please call the Senior Center at 760.639.6161 for volunteer information. The drivers receive mileage reimbursement and supplemental auto insurance to participate as a volunteer.
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understand though..." "What's that, sweetie?" asked her husband. "How did you know I was at WalMart?" HE MUST PAY
Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mom and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mom said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you.
Today's Short Reading from the Bible... from Genesis: "And God promised men that good
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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond San Marcos is Back to School
As the summer winds down, San Marcos students are headed back to school. With elementary, middle and high schools, along with Cal State San Marcos and Palomar College back in session, I-15 and SR-78 travelers can expect increased traffic delays during their daily commute.
While the increase in traffic congestion is familiar to City residents, students and commuters alike, the City of San Marcos is pleased to report that relief is on the way. In the City’s ongoing
efforts to get motorists moving and improve the dubious SR-78 bottleneck, more than $41 million of construction and several roadway improvement projects have been completed this past year. Improvements include the replacement of the Nordahl Bridge interchange, auxiliary lane additions and other widening projects. Residents and students can also utilize the Reynold Bascomb Borden Bridge that connects Woodward Street with Twin Oaks Valley Road.
During the school year, drive with caution and set alarm clocks a little earlier, providing ample time to reach your destination safely and on time.
Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Senior OPD Volunteers Needed
Back in 1995, the Oceanside P o l i c e Department (OPD) held its first academy for the Senior Volunteer Patrol Program (SVPP). Since then, the program has steadily grown with as many as 100 multitalented members watching over the City of Oceanside and assisting our Police Officers. SVPP members provide many services to our community, such as ticketing illegally parked vehicles, assisting with traffic control, performing vacation home checks, conducting “You Are Not Alone” visits to homebound residents, assisting with administrative
‘War Letters’ Cont. from Page 10 Somewhere in France
My dear cousin and Pal, November 11, 1918
Received your most welcome letter and card. I was surely glad to hear from you, and more than glad to hear you are backing up the colors. Never mind if some of our bloods are yellow. We are doing our part and if they let one whelp why they didn't or wasn't willing to do theirs I for one am willing to treat them as strangers. I have saw (sic) a lot and it's like Sherman said, but any time the good old Stars & Stripes want me they can have me again.
duties in the Police Department and much more. All volunteers are required to be 50 years or older, be residents of Oceanside and have the desire to serve their community, while working in unison with our Police Department to promote public safety and service programs. Every community needs assistance in keeping neighborhoods, parks, schools and businesses safe and vibrant places for residents and visitors alike. So I hope that you will consider donating your time and talent to our community and get involved in this great program. To reach the OPD Senior Volunteer Patrol Program office, just call (760) 435-4763. We’ll all be glad you did it!
Fired our last shot on the 11th day of the 11th month at 11 o'clock. Germany has certainly received an awful defeat but she had it coming. I expect to get back to the States in a few months and Pal look me up. I want to shake that patriotic mitt of yours and say, Kid we wasn't yellow. Write soon and let me know how you are getting along. Your loving cousin,
Durward Sprague Battery B 135th Field Artillery American Expeditionary Force France For Advertising Information or to subscribe, Call
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Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth The Computer Factory www.computerfactorysanmarcos.com
When Pour PC Needs Help, Notebooks - Conclusion
Three quarters of the problems we see on notebook and desktop PCs are software related. There are no significant differences between notebooks and desktops when it comes to diagnosing and fixing software problems. There are big differences however when it comes to hardware replacement. Hard drives and memory are no more difficult to replace on a notebook than on a desktop but most other hardware repairs involve more labor and expense.
Both notebook and desktop motherboards contain the electronics that manage video, audio, WiFi, Ethernet, USB, card readers, HDMI and other important functions. When one of these functions fail on a desktop motherboard, it
Among the Hundreds, a Few Good Bills Stand Out
There are 12 business days left for the legislature to vote on hundreds of bills and 32 business days left for the Governor to sign or veto them. Unfortunately, during this busy legislative period, most of the bills that Senators and Assemblymembers vote on will do little to better the lives of Californians. However, there are a significant bills that improve education grams, if signed by Governor.
few will prothe
One bill, AB 13 (Chavez), will support veterans who are pursuing higher education in California. Currently, veterans who do not have residency in California are charged out-of-state college
can usually be restored cheaply and easily by inserting a “card” with the appropriate function (video, sound Wi-Fi etc) in one of the open “slots” on the motherboard. Notebook PCs don’t have open slots so when a function fails, the entire motherboard must be replaced. Motherboard replacement typically involves, significant downtime and several hundred dollars. If your desktop keyboard breaks you simply replace it. On your notebook it’s much more expensive and complicated. When your desktop screen fails you just plug in another one. Replacing a notebook screen takes more time and money. Notebooks are also far more vulnerable to serious failure and repair expense. Hinges, power connections and AC adaptors wear and break. Optical drives (DVDs) are flimsy and easy to break. Hard drives often fail because users will shut the lid and move the notebook not realizing that the hard drive has not shut down. Any bumping or jostling can cause a spinning hard drive to fail.
Warranty work on notebooks is done at the manufacturer’s repair depot. The quality of post-sales customer service varies greatly among the different notebook brands. Here at the Computer Factory, we do post-warranty repairs. Sometimes users bring notebooks to us prior to shipping them back under warranty so that we can
tuition. AB 13 will allow these veterans to pay instate tuition. This is an overdue benefit that we should provide to those who have sacrificed to protect us.
Another education bill, AB 166 (Hernandez), will require financial literacy to be emphasized within high school curriculum. Many of today’s young adults lack familiarity with tasks like establishing savings accounts, building credit, and planning for retirement.
While there are hundreds of unnecessary bills, these are examples of good policies that will benefit Californians.
Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San
Marcos, Escondido, and Vista.
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copy their files or verify that the problem is hardware. The repair depot will usually reload the factory set-up on the hard drive first to eliminate the possibility of software issues.
Our experience with post-warranty notebook PCs leads us to some recommendations relative to product quality and service. In our experience, cheap notebooks are simply no bargain. It costs the same to repair a $300 notebook as a $600 notebook but the cheap notebook will have far more problems. In addition to the cheap components, other problems are thin cases, flimsy hinges, inadequate strain relief and minimal shock protection. A “cheapie” may be adequate if used
as a desktop but it won’t hold up as a portable.
In our experience the brands to avoid are Dell, HP, Gateway, EMachine and the super cheap Acers and Lenovos. The higher-end models of Lenovo and Acer however, are quite good. In our experience the best in quality and reliability are ASUS, Toshiba, Samsung and Sony. Our favorite is ASUS. Of the scores we have sold under factory warranty, only one has ever had to use it. When a serious post warranty problem requires factory repair, the ASUS service depot in LA turns repair jobs around in a couple of days and that makes us look good.
Requests have been forwarded to the Governor In light of recent federal asking for a special session court rulings about prison of the Legislature to devise overcrowding in a solution that will be perCalifornia, Governor manent and financially Brown has entered into sound. Whether or not a discussions with legisla- special session is called, I tive leaders about the am hopeful that maintainfunding that will be need- ing public safety will coned to alleviate our prison tinue to be the state’s overcrowding crisis. number one priority. Since 9,600 inmates must be the release of thousands of relocated or released early, prisoners directly threatadding to thousands who ens that safety, finding a have already been trans- realistic solution quickly is ferred from state to county imperative. jurisdictions. These include hundreds who The allocation of the have been relocated to jails in San Diego and Riverside state’s scarce financial Counties. Despite the fact resources must be priorithat many of these prison- tized so that public safety, and other ers have been released, education inmate advocacy groups absolutely essential policy have initiated a lawsuit initiatives will take preceagainst Riverside County dence over wasteful and over alleged jail over- counter-productive concrowding, the same issue that led to the federal cerns such as enlarging court ruling against the state’s bureaucracy or California in the first building bullet trains to nowhere. place. We Must Find aS olution for California’s Prison Crisis
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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
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
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-020954
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
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 registered 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 Wheelchair 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 #2013-022817
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: 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
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022635
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 #2013-023424
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
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 #2013-022205
The name of the business: Exposure Marketing & Design, located at 26756 Banbury Dr., Valley Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Tina Hoffman & Jasmine Larrabee 26756 Banbury Dr. Valley Center, Ca. 92082 This business is conducted by a joint venture. First day of business was 7/01/2013. /s/Tina Hoffman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/01/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (City Council) The San Marcos City Council will hold the following public hearing in the City Council Chambers, San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive, at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Case No: P13-0041 / ND 13-005 Application of: City of San Marcos – Climate Action Plan Request: The City is processing a Climate Action Plan that is a required implementation measure under the recently adopted General Plan in February 2012. The Climate Action plan is a long range effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from community activities and City government operations within San Marcos. A public workshop was conducted on July 11, 2013 to obtain community feedback on the proposed Climate Action Plan. The CAP is a programmatic, longrange planning document to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from community activities and municipal operations within San Marcos to support the State’s efforts under Executive Order S-3-05 and Assembly Bill (AB) 32 and to mitigate San Marcos’ climate-related impacts. Specifically, the CAP does the following: Summarizes the results of the City of San Marcos GHG Emissions Inventory Update (GHG Emissions Inventory) (2013), which identifies the major sources and quantities of GHG emissions produced within San Marcos and forecasts how these emissions may change over time. Identifies the quantity of GHG emissions that San Marcos will need to reduce to meet the city’s targets 15 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2020 and 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, consistent with AB 32 and working toward the long-term goal identified in Executive Order S-3-05. Identifies policies and programs (collectively referred to as “measures”) and implementation actions to reduce GHG emissions, including performance standards which, if implemented, would collectively achieve the specified emissions reduction targets. Identifies measures to help San Marcos prepare for anticipated climate change impacts. Sets forth procedures to implement, monitor, and verify the effectiveness of the CAP measures and adapt efforts moving forward. The CAP utilizes 2005 as the baseline year and 2020 and 2030 as the target years for achieving reductions. The 2020 target year corresponds with the target year identified in AB 32. The 2030 target year corresponds with the horizon year of the San Marcos General Plan. The Draft Climate Action Plan is available on the City’s website (www.san-marcos.net), at the City Hall Development Services counter and at the San Diego County Library-San Marcos Branch. Environmental Determination: ND 13-005. For further information, contact Garth Koller, Principal Planner at (760) 744-1050 extension 3231. The City is closed every other Friday. Location of Property: City-wide Planning Commission Action: Not required. The hearing before the City Council is a de novo hearing and any correspondence presented to staff shall be submitted for Council consideration. Contact the City Clerk for resubmittal of any correspondence and/or petition for or against the application. If you challenge the action(s) listed in this notice (or any of them) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the hearing body at, or prior to, the public hearing. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in a public hearing or any other city program, service, or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069, or call (760) 744-1050, Extension 3145. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 8/29/13.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024614
The name of the business: Root Concept Media, located at 2130 S. SantaFe Ave., #79, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Omar and Kathleen Underwood 2130 S. Santa Fe Ave., #79 Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 8/24/2013. /s/Omar Underwood This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 08/26/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024231
The name of the business: Rani Deliveries, located at 213 Otay Valley Road., #D, Chula Vista, CA. 91911, is hereby registered by the following: Rani Faraj 213 Otay Valley Rd., #D Chula Vista, Ca. 91311 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/5/2013. /s/Rani Faraj This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 08/21/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024233
The name of the business: Shaharah Deliveries, located at 570 S. Lincoln Ave., #7, El Cajon, Ca. 92020, is hereby registered by the following: Fidl Shaharah 570 S. Lincoln. Ave. #7 El Cajon, Ca. 92020 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/1/2013. /s/Fidl Shaharah This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 08/21/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024583
The name of the business: El Salon, located at 11643 Iberia Pl., San Diego, Ca. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Josef J. Thoma 11643 Iberia Pl. San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Josef J. Thoma This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 08/26/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-020945
The name of the business: Ronald Maynard, Inc., dba Frontier Appraisals, located at 2802 El Rastro Lane, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Ronald R. Maynard, Inc. 2802 El Rastro Lane Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 11/15/2008. /s/Ronald R. Maynard, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 07/22/2013. 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, and 9/04/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024731
The name of the business: High and Tight American Lawncare, located at 4032 Via Serra, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Kyle Eugene Hunt 4032 Via Serra Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/23/2013. /s/Kyle Eugene Hunt This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/27/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024230
The name of the business: Priestly Nature Farm, located at 16921-C Via de Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe, Ca. 92067, is hereby registered by the following: Nancy Ellen Priestly 16921-C Via de Santa Fe Rancho Santa Fe, Ca. 92067 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/21/2013. /s/Nancy Ellen Priestly This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/21/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024461
The name of the business: Meglio Knives, located at 3529 Cannon Road, Ste 2B-180, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Robert L Hampton III, and Brandon Hampton 3529 Cannon Road, Ste 2B-180 Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Robert Hampton III This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/23/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022954
The name of the business: La casa De Los Alambres Catering, locadted at 777 Shadowridge Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Anastacio Delgado Hoyos 1565 Live Oak Dr. Apt 197 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/8/13.. /s/Anastacio Delgado Hoyos This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/08/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024575
The name of the business: Brubaker Construction Company, located at 5269 Champlain St., Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: William Brubaker 5269 Champlain St. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/6/90. /s/William Brubaker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/1026/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
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 3344 Golfcrest Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 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 8/10/2013. 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, and 9/12/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-024606
The name of the business: Heart for HOspitality, located at 210 N. La Cienega Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Lori & Donald Falk 210 W. La Cienega Rd. San Marcos, ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lori Falk This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/22/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-022569
The name of the business: Pristine Shine Auto, located at 1160 Madera Ln., Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Jesus J. Mendoza 1160 Madera Ln. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jesus J. Mendoza This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/05/2013. 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 and 9/19/2013
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MiraCosta Horticulture Club will meet at 12noon on Saturday, September 7, at the Aztlan Room in the Student Union at MiraCosta College. A workshop on summer gardening adventures will begin the event. John Marsh, UCCE Master Gardener, will speak on “Fruit TreesSelection, Care and Pruning.” John has 19 years of experience as a master gardener in san Diego. Following these event, refreshments and a plant raffle will be held. For info, call 760.721.3281 or visit http://miracostahc.org.
Learn About Insects at Jack’s Pond Park – The City of San Marcos Community Services will sponsor an interpretive program presented by EcoVivarium’s Susan Nowicke at Jack’s Pond Park, 986 La Moree Road, San Marcos, on Saturday, September 7. Ms. Nowicke will bring live insects, bugs and arachnids for close-up viewing and handling. Registration begins at 9:30am; the program promptly at 10am, for the first 50 participants as seating is limited. It is recommended for children over the age of 5 who can sit quietly during the presentation. There is a $3 charge/person (free to members of Friends of San Marcos Parks and Trails). An adult must accompany all minors. RSVP to 760.744.9000, Ext. 3508. For info on hikes or the City’s trails, visit www.san-marcos.net. County Supervisor Dave Roberts to Speak at Democratic Club – At the Saturday, September 14, meeting of the Lake San Marcos Democratic Club, the speaker will be County Supervisor Dave Roberts to explain what changes have taken place and what to expect in the future with the “Obamacare” healthcare law. 1:00pm (social time 12:30pm). He has extensive experience in healthcare reform legislation, and has kept the Club updated as ‘Obamacare’ was making its way through Congress.
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Also, he will share his experience as a freshman SD County Supervisor. Social time is 12:30pm, meeting at 1pm, at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos. Check the Club newsletter for detailed directions, or call 760.744.9233, email firstname.lastname@example.org or check the website at http://www.lsmdem.org.
Network to Success; Free Workshop – On Tuesday, September 17, the Alliance for Regional Solutions will present a free workshop, designed to prepare you to take advantage of the “hidden job market” by: Hearing from local North County employers about what they are looking for in an employee; helping you to understand the importance of networking to your job search; learning valuable communication and networking skills, and practicing those skills in a safe environment. The workshop will run from 10am-1pm, at the City of Oceanside Library Community Rooms, 300 No. Coast Highway, Oceanside. The Alliance for Regional Solutions is located at 1557-C Grand Avenue, San Marcos.
Happy Birthday Escondido Photo Contest – Show Escondido through your lens. Images that highlight the diversity of life in Escondido, especially the people, place and events that make Escondido a special place to live and visit, are being sought by the Escondido History Center, as well as historic photographs, taken by you or a member of your family. Photographers of all ages are encouraged to participate. Contest runs through September 23; free to enter; open to all ages; not all photos will be accepted; those accepted will be judged and winning photographs will
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be displayed on these websites: Escondido.org, EscondidoArts.org, Escondido History.org and VisitEscondido.com and on display at the Happy Birthday Escondido event on Sunday, October 6, from 1-4pm in Grape Day Park. For list of contest rules, contact Escondido History Center, 321 N. Broadway, Escondido, 760.743.8207.
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OASIS CATCH Program Training – OASIS will be starting the CATCH Healthy Habits program; an evidence based, intergenerational program that unites teams of volunteers age 50+ together with kids in grades K-5. Volunteers teach children good eating habits and play active games. The next new volunteer training will be in October. For more info, contact email@example.com or Erica@sandiegoasis.org. Kids in the Garden Class to Learn about Worms and Butterflies
On Saturday, September 14, the Kids in the Garden Class at Alta Vista Gardens will be from 10am-12noon and the program will be the World of Worms and Butterflies. Learn about the unique features of worms, handle the red wigglers, and discover their tiny cocoons. Experience the Monarch butterflies’ life cycle and learn about their food plants growing in the Children’s Garden. Adults are welcome; accompanied adults are free. Class fee is $5/child; fees support the Shade Sails for the Children’s Garden. Registration includes visiting all exhibits in the Gardens. With yearly family memberships in Alta Vista Gardens, the monthly Kids in the Garden classes are free. Donations are gratefully accepted. Pre-registration with Farmer Jones is required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760.822.6824. Alta Vista Gardens is located at 1270 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, at the top of the hill inside Brengle Terrace Park.
Above, a close up look at worms; below, a Monarch Butterfly
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~ Benjamin Franklin Let the games begin! It’s football time! Fall is here and we welcome Labor Day as we transition from summer to fall! Happy Labor Day from your friends at Geib Lumber 437 South Santa Fe Ave. Vista, CA (760) 726-1890
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We salute this Labor Day as we bid farewell to summer, and we embrace the fall and holiday season. School is back in session. Drive carefully! Dave’s Computer Repair & Sales 112 N. Kalmia 432.2095
Spring, Summer, Fall, we are here for you during all seasons. Labor Day signifies the beginning of fall. We’re here for our hardware needs. Escondido Lumber 310 South Quince Street Escondido, CA (760) 745-0881
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Published on Aug 28, 2013