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Volume 45 - No. 14

April 02, 2015

by lyle e davis

A lot of people today may not remember the name Charles Whitman. He was better known as the Texas Tower Sniper. He was a former Marine and sniper who killed 16 people at the University of Texas in 1966. Dr. Stuart Brown was a young psychiatry professor at Baylor University in Texas.

BROWN: I was walking down the Baylor hall, moving to my office as a assistant professor of psychiatry, carrying books, and the dean of Baylor, Stanley Olson, was walking down the hall with a portable radio. And the radio was broadcasting live from Austin - which is some distance from Houston of course and you could hear gunshots.

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At that time, Stuart Brown had coincidently been studying the psychology of aggression.

BROWN: So my boss said, well, I want you to try and figure out why this young man - why he perpetrated this horrible crime. And we were going to try and reconstruct the life and times of Charles Whitman, which we did in great detail. Well, you know, there had been a number of factors of course. Whitman's father was an expert in firearms. Whitman was a crack shot, a history of violence and abuse. The father beat the mother virtually mercilessly about once a month. And he was bipolar.

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And then, he found out something else, something very specific about Charles' childhood.

BROWN: Well, we found out that the neighbors - who I interviewed and who I interviewed again 20 years later - had never seen little Charles Whitman engaged in what would've been considered spontaneous free play. Whenever he was crawling and exploring, the father would punish him. And when he was 4 years old, his father insisted he start playing the piano. And if he didn't practice when he was 4 and 5 years old, the father would beat him. His preschool teacher described him as too good, sitting in the corner and waiting to get a cue from the teacher as to how to behave rather than having the kind of anarchic, full-ofyourself playfulness that's normal childhood play. The Paper - 760.747.7119

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After researching Charles Whitman, Stuart thought that maybe missing out on childhood play could leave a mark, and in this case a devastating one. But Charles Whitman was just one research subject.

BROWN: And so I went to one prison, the Huntsville prison in Texas... Here Stuart Brown was able to

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meet 26 convicted murderers and interview them. Now, Huntsville, I should mention, is one of the most infamous prisons in America. And what Stuart found there, in every case - the same story. BROWN: The lack of rough-andtumble play in all 26 of these young murderers we studied and their lack of empathy appeared to me - and I say appeared to me

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- to be linked. And when you listen closely to a developmental trajectory in a person who has a real sense of putting themselves in the shoes of another, you go back into their histories and you hear them say, you know, when I was on a playground I punched a kid once, and he started to cry, and I began to realize that if he did that to me it would hurt, so I didn't do it again. And there is this sort of learned empathy that comes from interaction - direct


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interaction - with others. For years after studying those murderers in Huntsville, Stuart continued to research the childhoods of people like them and like Charles Whitman, and in particular how a lack of play could have affected their brains.

BROWN: It's very serious if it's early on in early development. Let's say from 7 or 8 months to 5 years and it's missing, that's really serious. But at any point in a lifetime, whether it's your lifetime now or mine in my early 80s, it is a very necessary part of being human. And so when you are in a state of play, part of your frontal lobe gets unhooked, and a lot more associations that are all over the rest of the brain kind of join in like a symphony. So although this is not quantifiable and good science yet, there is a lot of evidence from the animal world that play lights up the brain like nothing else. In the animal world, if you take rats who have - who are hardwired to play at a certain period of their juvenile years, they squeak, they wrestle, they pin each other - that's part of their play. If you stop that behavior on one group that you're experimenting with and you allow it in another group that you're experimenting with, and then you present those rats with a cat

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

A man was sitting reading his papers when his wife hit him round the head with a frying pan. 'What was that for?' the man asked.

The wife replied, 'That was for the piece of paper with the name Jenny on it that I found in your pants pocket.' The man then said 'When I was at the races last week, Jenny was the name of the horse I bet on.'

The wife apologized and went on with the housework. Three days later the man is watching TV when his wife bashes him on the head with an even bigger frying pan, knocking him unconscious. Upon re-gaining

odor-saturated collar, they're hardwired to flee and hide. But the non-players never come out. They die. The players slowly explore the environment and begin again to test things out. That says to me that play may be pretty important for our survival.

Stuart says you see the same sort of results in other mammals - and especially in intelligent ones, including primates and humans. BROWN: What you see from their play clearly is that they explore options that they wouldn't explore otherwise if they hadn't played. So the exploration of the possible I think is one of the cliches about what play does. The capacity for play seems to me to allow us to take in novelty and newness, use it to adapt and become more flexible, and also have a good time in the process. The opposite of play is not work, it's depression. And I think if you think about life without play - no humor, no flirtation, no movies, no games, no fantasy, and, and, and - try and imagine a culture or a life, adult or otherwise, without play. And the thing that's so unique about our species is that we're really designed to play through our whole lifetime. So what I want to encourage you on an individual level to do is to explore backwards as far as you can go to the most clear, joyful, playful image that you have, whether it's with

consciousness the man asked why she had hit again. Wife replied. 'Your horse phoned!' A good example of why you don’t mess with old people …

A lawyer and a senior citizen are sitting next to each other on a long flight. The lawyer is thinking that seniors are so dumb that he could put one over on them easily. So, the lawyer asks if the senior would like to play a fun game. The senior is tired and just wants to take a nap, so he politely declines and tries to catch a few winks.

The lawyer persists, saying that the game is a lot of fun, "I ask you a question, and if you don't know the answer, you pay me only $5.00. Then you ask me one, and if I don't know the answer, I will pay you $500." This catches the senior's attention and, to keep the lawyer quiet, he agrees to play the game. The lawyer asks the first question, "What's the distance from the Earth to the Moon?"

The senior doesn't say a word, but reaches into his pocket, pulls out a five-dollar bill, and hands it to the lawyer.

a toy or on a birthday or on a vacation, and begin to build from the motion of that into how that connects with your life now. And you'll find you may change jobs, which has happened to a number of people when I've had them do this in order to be more empowered through their play, or you'll be able to enrich your life by prioritizing it and paying attention to it. Dr. Stuart Brown would later found and operate the National Institue for Play in California. He had found a common thread in the life stories of mass murderers: lack of play in childhood.

Since then, he's interviewed thousands of people to catalog their relationships with play, noting a strong correlation between playful activity and success. His book Play describes the impact that play can have on one's life. The Charles Whitman Scenario

After called back to active service because of poor academic performance, Whitman returned to the Marine Corps in 1963. In December 1964, he was discharged. Whitman went back to the University of Texas at Austin in the spring of 1965.

By 1966, he was suffering from severe headaches and consulted a therapist at the university to discuss concerns he had over his

Now, it's the senior's turn. He asks the lawyer, "What goes up a hill with three legs, and come down with four?"

The lawyer uses his laptop to search all references he could find on the Net. He sends Emails to all the smart friends he knows; all to no avail. After an hour of searching, he finally gives up. He wakes the senior and hands him $500. The senior pockets the $500 and goes back to sleep. The lawyer is now going nuts not knowing the answer. He wakes the senior up and asks, "Well, so what goes up a hill with three legs and comes down with four?"

The senior reaches into his pocket, hands the lawyer $5.00, and goes back to sleep. ••••• Bought the missus a hamster skin coat last week. Took her to the fair last night, and it took me 3 hours to get her off the Ferris wheel. ••••• The other night, my wife asked me how many women I'd slept with. I told her, "Only you. All the others kept me awake!" ••••• My missus packed my bags, and as I walked out the front door, she screamed, "I wish you a slow and painful death, you

mental health. The doctor recommended Whitman attend another session the following week, but he never returned. Suffering from mental illness and acute fits of anger, Whitman killed his mother and wife and on August 1, 1966, went atop a 300-foot tower, targeting people in the vicinity. He would kill 16 and injure many others before he was killed by police, who stormed the tower.

Also in 1966, his mother finally left his father after suffering years of abuse. She got an apartment in Austin, not far from her son. This move would prove fatal for her. Sometime on the evening of July 31, Whitman went to his mother's home and stabbed and shot her. In a note left with her body, Whitman explained that he was "truly sorry that this was the only way I could see to relieve her sufferings but I think it was best." After killing his mother, Whitman went home. Sometime after his wife went to sleep, he stabbed her to death. He typed a note before her death, stating that he was going to kill her. He said that "I love her dearly. . . . I cannot rationally pinpoint any specific reason for doing this."

He thought it might have been his own selfishness or his desire to spare her from facing embar-

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bastard!"

"Oh," I replied, "so now you want me to stay!" ••••• If you think lawyers don't have hearts, read the best lawyer story of all time ... bar none. The United Way realized that it had never received a donation from the city's most successful lawyer.

So a United Way volunteer paid the lawyer a visit in his lavish office.

The volunteer opened the meeting by saying, "Our research shows that even though your annual income is over two million dollars, you don't give a penny to charity. Wouldn't you like to give something back to your community through the United Way?" The lawyer thinks for a minute and says, "First, did your research also show you that my mother is dying after a long, painful illness, and she has huge medical bills that are far beyond her ability to pay?" Embarrassed, the United Way rep mumbles, "Uh... no, I didn't know that." "Second," says the lawyer, "did

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rassment over his actions.

On August 1, 1966, Whitman, along with an assortment of weapons and supplies stored in a trunk, entered the University of Texas tower, wearing overalls. He headed up to the observation deck, killing a receptionist and two others along the way. Once he reached the deck, he began shooting at the people below. The rampage lasted less than two hours with most of the deaths and injuries occurring in the first 15 to 20 minutes. Death

A trained sniper, Whitman shot most of his victims near or in the heart. In total, he killed 14 people and wounded 30 more on the campus before being shot and killed by two police officers, with a wide range of civilians assisting authorities during the crisis.

In one of his writings, Whitman stated that he wanted his brain examined after his death to check for signs of physical cause of mental illness. His request was granted in the form of a police autopsy, which showed that he had a brain tumor. But medical experts disagreed over whether it had any effect on Whitman's actions. The day before the shootings, Whitman bought a pair of binoculars and a knife from a hardware store, and Spam from a 7Eleven convenience store. He picked up his wife from her summer job as a telephone operator, before meeting his mother for lunch at the Wyatt Cafeteria, located close to the university.

At approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 31, Charles and Kathy Whitman visited their close friends John and Fran Morgan. They left the Morgans' apartment at 5:50 so that Kathy could get to her 6:00–10:00 p.m. shift. At 6:45, Whitman began typing his suicide note, a portion of which read: I do not quite understand what it is that compels me to type this letter. Perhaps it is to leave some vague reason for the actions I have recently performed. I do not really understand myself these days. I am supposed to be an average reasonable and intelligent young man. However, lately (I cannot recall when it started) I have been a victim of many unusual and irrational thoughts.

Whitman wrote that he requested an autopsy be conducted upon his body, to determine if there was a biological reason for his actions and increasing headaches. He also wrote that he had decided to kill both his mother and wife. Expressing uncertainty about his reasons, he stated he wanted to relieve his wife and mother from the suffering of this world and to save them the embarrassment of his actions. He did not mention planning the attack at the university.

Just after midnight on August 1, Whitman drove to his mother's apartment at 1212 Guadalupe Street. After killing his mother, he placed her body on her bed and covered it with sheets. His method of murder is disputed, but officials believed he rendered her unconscious before stabbing her in the heart. He left a handwritten note beside her body, which read in part: To Whom It May Concern: I have just taken my mother's life. I am very upset over having done it. However, I feel that if there is a heaven she is definitely there now [...] I am truly sorry [...] Let there be no doubt in your mind that I loved this woman with all my heart.

Whitman then returned to his home at 906 Jewell Street, where he killed his wife by stabbing her three times in the heart as she slept. He covered her body with sheets, then resumed the typewritten note he had begun the previous evening. Using a ballpoint pen, he wrote at the side of the page: Friends interrupted. 8-1-66 Mon. 3:00 A.M. BOTH DEAD. Whitman continued the note, finishing it by pen: I imagine it appears that I brutally killed both of my loved ones. I was only trying to do a quick thorough job [...] If my life insurance policy is valid please pay off my debts [...] donate the rest anonymously to a mental health foundation. Maybe research can prevent further tragedies of this type [...] Give our dog to my in-laws. Tell them Kathy loved "Schocie" very much [...] If you can find in yourselves to grant my last wish, cremate me after the autopsy.

He also left instructions in the rented house requesting that two rolls of camera film be developed. Whitman also wrote personal notes to each of his brothers. Whitman last wrote on an envelope labeled, 'Thoughts For the Day,' in which he stored a collection of written admonitions. He added on the outside of the envelope: 8-1-66. I never could quite make it. These thoughts are too much for me.

At 5:45 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Whitman phoned his wife's supervisor at Bell System to explain that Kathy was ill and unable to work that day. He made a similar phone call to his mother's workplace five hours later. Following the sniper trad,iion of "one shot, one kill," Whitman never shot twice anyone who had fallen to the ground. The first shots fired by Whitman from the tower's outer deck came at approximately 11:48 a.m. He first hit Claire Wilson, an 18-year-old anthropology student who was eight months pregnant. Whitman shot Wilson in the abdomen, killing her unborn child. The shot dropped Wilson to the concrete on the mall as her fiancé, 18year-old Thomas Eckman, asked her, "What's wrong?" Whitman

shot and killed Eckman as he tried to help Wilson. He next shot Robert Boyer, a 33-year-old mathematician, who was killed instantly by a single shot to the lower back. After shooting Boyer, Whitman shot a 31-year old student named Devereau Huffman in the right arm; Huffman fell wounded beside a hedge. When Charlotte Darehshori, a young secretary, ran to help Boyer and Huffman, she came under fire. She crouched beneath the concrete base of a flagpole for an hour and a half, shielding herself from Whitman's view. Nearby, Whitman shot David Gunby, a 23-year-old electrical engineering student walking in the courtyard. Whitman fatally shot Thomas Ashton, a 22-year-old, in the chest. Next he shot Adrian and Brenda Littlefield as they walked onto the South Mall. Two young women, Nancy Harvey and Ellen Evganides, were wounded as they walked down the West Mall. Whitman shot Harvey, who was five months pregnant, in the hip, and Evganides in the leg and thigh. Both Harvey and her unborn child survived. Whitman began to fire upon people walking on Guadalupe Street; he shot and wounded 17year-old newspaper delivery boy Alex Hernandez, before fatally wounding 17-year-old Karen Griffith with a shot to the shoulder and lung. The next victim was a 24-year-old senior named Thomas Karr, whom Whitman fatally shot in the back as he walked to his residence after completing an exam. On the third block, Whitman shot and wounded 35-year-old basketball coach Billy Snowden from a distance of over 1,500 feet (460 m). Nearby, he shot 21-year-old Sandra Wilson in the chest.

On the corner of 24th and Guadalupe, Whitman shot and wounded two students, Abdul Khashab and his fiancee Janet Paulos, outside a dress shop. Khashab, a 26-year-old chemistry student from Iraq, was shot in the elbow and Paulos in the chest. The next to be shot was a 21-year-old named Lana Phillips, whom Whitman wounded in the shoulder. Phillips' sister ran from cover to drag Lana to safety.

Three Peace Corps trainees, Tom Herman, Roland Ehlke and David Mattson, were Whitman's next targets. The trio were shot at as they walked toward a luncheon for volunteers. Mattson had part of his wrist blown off. Ehlke subsequently recalled that he heard Mattson

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it show that my brother, a disabled veteran, is blind and confined to a wheelchair and is unable to support his wife and six children?" The stricken United Way rep begins to stammer an apology, but is cut off again.

"Third, did your research indicate to you that my sister's husband died in a dreadful car accident, leaving her penniless with a mortgage and three children, one of whom is disabled and another that has learning disabilities requiring an array of private tutors?" The humiliated United Way rep, completely beaten, says, "I'm so sorry. I had no idea."

"Well, then," the lawyer continues, "if I didn't give any money to them, what makes you think I'd give any to you? ••••• Idle Thoughts of one Retiree's Wandering Mind

I had amnesia once -- or twice. ••••• Protons have mass? I didn't even know they were Catholic. ••••• I am neither for nor against apathy. ••••• All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. ••••• If the world were a logical place, men would be the ones

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The Paper • Page 4 • April 02, 2015 Fatal Traffic Collision Escondido

On Thursday, March 26, at about 10:10 pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Via Rancho Pkwy and Camino del Postigo regarding an injury collision involving a solo vehicle. Officers arrived on scene and found a silver Nissan 350Z had struck a concrete retaining wall and flipped onto its roof. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, 33-year-old Eric Robert Anderson of Escondido, was driving westbound on Via Rancho Pkwy from the area of I-15 at a high rate of speed. It appears Anderson lost control of the vehicle and hit the retaining wall while in a sideways uncontrolled skid, with the impact causing the car to flip onto the roof.

The resulting impact caused Anderson to sustain significant injuries to his head. Anderson was transported to Palomar Hospital by Escondido Fire Medics where he was later pronounced deceased by ER staff. There were no passengers in his car, and alcohol is not believed to be a factor at this time. The traffic investigation is ongoing at this time and is

Man About Town

A warm welcome to Escondido Council Member Olga Diaz as today marks the first of what is hoped to be many “Memo from the Escondido City Council” columns. All council members have been invited to submit columns. So far, only Olga has chosen to accept our offer. The others are welcome . . . but if they choose not to . . . it may become the Olga Diaz report to the city of Escondido. That’s fine by us. As long as our readers have a chance to hear what’s going on in their city hall, we’re happy.

You’ll find Olga’s premier column on Page 10 of today’s issue.

Local News

being conducted by Officer Stephen Braucht of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Braucht at (760) 839-4482. Serious Injury Accident Escondido

On Saturday, March 28, at about 6:56 pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Lincoln Ave. and Fig St. regarding an injury collision involving a solo vehicle. Officers arrived on scene and found a blue Hyundai Accent had struck a light pole at the corner of the intersection. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, 19 year-old Tiffany Kennedy of Escondido, was driving westbound on Lincoln Ave. at a high rate of speed. It appears Kennedy lost control of the vehicle and hit the light pole.

The resulting impact caused Kennedy to sustain multiple serious injuries. Kennedy was transported to Palomar Hospital by Escondido Fire Medics where she was taken into surgery. There were no passengers in her car. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash, however, Kennedy

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Another doffing of the old fedorah to good friend, Clarke Dailey. Clarke is a headmaster at the Palomar Valley Christian Academy in Escondido, has been since 2012.

In addition to being an educator, Clarke often puts on fundraising events for various nonprofits in the area. When he does those he asks for volunteers from his students and other teenagers. However, he winds up paying these “volunteers” an hourly wage (which they not only did not ask for nor expect) as well as usually taking them out for hamburgers and a soda afterwards. No wonder the kids and their parents worship the guy. A class act.

••••• To those of you who read this column and also dine at Charlie’s Restaurant in Escondido . . . we thank you for passing along our strong suggestion that Charlie let someone write a book about his life.

We had breakfast with Charlie last Sunday and he told us he had heard from you and he told you the same thing he told us, “not now, maybe some day in the future.” I told him, “Charlie, at our age we may not have that long of a

Commentary

It’s Mayor Abed not King

It appears Mayor Sam Abed of Escondido may be in violation of several laws by having his campaign website be linked to the city of Escondido's Website.

Specifically, under the Political Reform Act, Section 85300 of the Government Code which specifies “no public officer shall expend (nor accept) any public moneys for the purpose of seeking elective office.” Additionally, there may be a violation of both the Penal Code Section 424 and Government Code 8314. The Penal Code violation is very serious, a felony, and, if prose-

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future. You should really do this while your mind is sharp and your memories clear.”

“Yeah, maybe. Kinda hard to write a book when you’re six feet under, isn’t it? Which reminds me . . . I recently had a dream where I had died and they were preparing me for burial. They put me in the coffin and I said, “Hey! I don’t want to be on my back; I want to curl up on my side, just he way I sleep now.” Naturally, Evelyn and I cracked up at this observation (as we do with many of Charlie’s stories.) I asked Charlie if it was okay to tell that story in the column and he said, “Yeah, go ahead. The other reason I don’t write a book telling all my memories is people think I’m a nice guy. If they read my book and see all the bad things I did, all the bad thoughts I had, maybe they wouldn’t think I was such a good guy.” (You would, believe me.)

His dream led on to another discussion about dreams and their meaning. In the old country, the people had strong beliefs in dreams, visions, and fortune telling. Less here in America, but some beliefs still persist. And there may be something to them, who knows? I have very vivid, mostly pleasant dreams.

Letters to the Editor

RE: Escondido Club Saga

Country

An important fact missing from this article is that Ken Lounsbery was the Escondido City Attorney during the years that the Country Club, Golf Course, and surrounding homes were developed in an area that at that time and still to this day is zoned R1-7 on the zoning map of Escondido.

The official policy of the city at that time and continues today is that they do not report variances or special use to the county as required by state law. Apparently all of the city council members and city mayors elected during that period

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It’s that time of year again! The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Foundation Charity Trout Derby is being held at Dixon Lake, Escondido on Saturday and Sunday April 25 and 26. The lake will be stocked with 3,000 pounds of Rainbow Trout with an average weight of 2 pounds with some up to 10 pounds. The Derby hours are 6 AM to 6PM on Saturday and 6AM to 4PM on Sunday. The entrance fee is $14 for adults and $10 for seniors over age 60 and kids 15 and under.

You must be entered in the Derby to fish at the lake during the Derby. A California fishing license is not required to fish at Dixon Lake. Parking is $5. The Trout Derby Prizes come from Turner Outdoors and will be awarded in both Adult and Junior Divisions (age 15 and younger). The retail value of the prizes is approximately $1,600.

The Kiddie Pond is back again.This is a great opportunity for the young ones (age 7 and under) to come out and experience the thrill of catching their first fish. The Escondido Senior Anglers will be staffing the Kiddie Pond to provide equipment, expertise

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who ride horses sidesaddle. ••••• What is a "free" gift? Aren't all gifts free? They told me I was gullible and I believed them. ••••• Teach a child to be polite and courteous in the home, and when he grows up, he'll never be able to merge his car onto the freeway. ••••• Experience is the thing you have left when everything else is gone. ••••• One nice thing about egotists ... They don't talk about other people. ••••• My weight is perfect for my height ... Which varies. ••••• I used to be indecisive. Now, I'm not sure. ••••• The cost of living hasn't affected its popularity. ••••• How can there be self-help groups? ••••• Show me a man with both feet firmly on the ground, and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants off. ••••• Is it just me, or do buffalo wings taste like chicken? •••••

Two old guys talking:

One said to the other: "My 85th birthday yesterday. Wife gave me an SUV." Other guy: "Wow, that's amazing! Imagine, an SUV! What a great gift!" First guy: "Yup. … Socks, Underwear and Viagra!" ••••• An elementary dchool teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the 1st half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight may surprise you. While reading, keep in mind that these are firstgraders, 6-year-olds, because the last one is a classic!

1. Don't change horses . . . until they stop running. 2. Strike while the bug is close. 3. It's always darkest before Daylight Saving Time. 4. Never underestimate the power of termites. 5. You can lead a horse to water but how? 6. Don't bite the hand that looks dirty.

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stated she was, “huffing,” an unknown substance prior to the collision. No determination has been made regarding her sobriety at the time of the collision. The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Roy Huston of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Huston at (760) 839-4423. Fatal Auto/Pedestrian Accident - Escondido

On Friday, March 29, at about 11:15 pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department were dispatched to the area of Lincoln Ave and Broadway regarding an injury collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Officers arrived on scene and found a white Chevy 2500 truck stopped in the #1 E/B lane of Lincoln Ave with significant front-end damage. The pedestrian was also in the roadway and sustained major traumatic injuries due to the collision. Escondido Fire medics transported the pedestrian to Palomar Hospital where he later died. According to witnesses and driver statements, it appears the driver of the truck, a 58-

Wake Up Escondido! Toxic Psychiatry harms our children and us

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year-old male resident of San Marcos, was driving E/B on Hwy 78 going through the intersection at Broadway on a green light. The pedestrian, a white male approximately 35years-old, was walking S/B in the crosswalk against the red light. The driver of the truck did not see the pedestrian in time and was unable to avoid striking him. There were no passengers in the truck and alcohol was not a factor for the driver; the impairment and identification of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.

The traffic investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Officer Tom Venable of the Traffic Division. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Officer Venable at the above phone number.

To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or the the Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477).


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Meetings/Events Calendar

Easter is right around the corner. Looking for some special Easter goodies for kids and adults? I know just the place you want to go! And the goodies are all homemade and yummy! Contact Becky at 760.473.3484. Business Women’s April Meeting is Tonight, Thursday, April 2 – “Women and Social Security; What we Need to Know,” is the program for this meeting, and will be presented by Yolanda York, Social Security’s Public Affairs Specialist for San Diego County. In preparation for this presentation, the speaker recommends attendees bring a copy of their current Social Security Statement to enhance and personalize the learning opportunity. Create your own personal online “my Social Security” account at

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cuted and convicted, could earn a four year term in prison plus substantial fines. It says: 424. (a) Each officer of this state, or of any county, city, town, or district of this state, and every other person charged with the receipt, safekeeping, transfer, or disbursement of public moneys, who either: 1. Without authority of law, appropriates the same, or any portion thereof, to his or her own use, or to the use of another; If convicted of the Government Code 8314 there could be fines of $1000 for each day the offense occurred plus a requirement for repayment of the value of public funds expended.

In a case that may apply here, Stanson v. Mott (1976), page 1 Stanson v. Mott , 17 Cal.3d 206 (1976) [L.A. No. 30567. Supreme Court of California. June 22, 1976.] - the court held that “a public agency may not expend public funds to promote [17 Cal.3d 210] a partisan position in an election campaign;” In yet another case, Fair Political Practices Com. v. Suitt (1979) part of the opinion said: The Political Reform Act, effective January 7, 1975,

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come. Visit www.womansclubofvista.org or womansclubofvista@gmail.com for more info.

Mark Shatz, Guitarist, to Perform at RB Woman’s Club Luncheon – Well-known throughout San Diego, Mark Shatz, guitarist, will perform at the Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club luncheon on Thursday, April 9. Mark is know for his entertaining ability to perform an extensive repertoire of many genres. The luncheon will be held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks. Social time is at 11:30am; lunch served at 12noon. Cost is $26/all inclusive. Guests are welcome. Call Fern at 760.741.6620 for reservations. For info about the Club or becoming a member, contact Jan at 858.487.6942 or Diana at 858.484.8958.

Lambs of Faith Early Childhood, at 700 E. Bobier Drive in Vista, a nationally accredited preschool, held their annual St. Jude Trike-a-Thon recently which raises money for children fighting cancer. During the years of holding this event over $33,000 has been raised. Pictured are Tobin Marshall and Lily LaBelle. El Camino Quilt Guild

www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Networking starts at 6pm; dinner at 6:30 and the speaker from 7:15-8pm, at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 111 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos. Cost is $23/members and $28/guests. RSVP to Sue at 760.822.2242.

Vista Woman’s Club to Celebrate 99th Anniversary – On Wednesday, April 8, at 10:30am, the Woman’s Club of Vista will celebrate their 99th anniversary, starting at 10:30am at the Shadowridge Country Club, 1980 Gateway, Vista. Chris Herzog, President of California Federation of Women’s Clubs, will be on hand to honor the club. Peter Robberecht will entertain at the piano. All are wel-

Section 81002 recites the public policy applicable to campaign disclosures and declares "Receipts and expenditures in election campaigns should be fully and truthfully disclosed in order that the voters may be fully informed and improper practices may be inhibited." [90 Cal.App.3d 129] To accomplish this purpose, section 84200 et seq require all candidates and committees supporting or opposing candidates and ballot measures to file periodic campaign disclosure statements. The act also requires records to be kept (§ 84100), prohibits anonymous and cash contributions (§§ 84300, 84304), and regulates payments by agents and intermediaries (§§ 84302, 84303).

As of this writing, Mayor Abed’s campaign website was still linked to the city’s website. We suspect this is illegal and unjustified. We urge the Mayor to immediately delete his campaign website and to answer to the allegations. See the website at: www.MayorSamAbed.com

"'Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.'" Brandeis, Other People's Money p. 62 quoted in Buckley v. Valeo, supra, 424 U.S. at p. 67 [46

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to Meet on April 9th – at the North Coast Church (The Edge Building), 2405 N. Santa Fe, Vista. Doors open at 9am. The program speaker will be Mary Lou Weidman and her topic is “Out of the Box.” The Workshop 2 Day is “Hoidy Toidy Houses. For more information, visit the El Camino Quilt Guild website or info@elcaminoquilters.com. Members, wear your nametag for free door prize drawing ticket. Guest fee $5/person. Snacks and café on site; parking available.

DAR Chapter to Meet - The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, April 10, at the El

High-speed Rail Troubles Continue

Recent news about California’s high-speed rail project is raising more questions. Construction on the initial 29-mile link between Fresno and Merced, now two years behind schedule, was rescheduled to begin this March, but has now been delayed several more months. These delays have resulted in huge costs for the contractor, who may sue. Voters approved Proposition 1A in 2008, which authorized a $9.95 billion bond to help finance what was described as a $40 billion high-speed rail system, a projection that has now escalated to at least $68 billion and will likely go far higher.

About $3 billion in federal funding is also involved in the project. These funds must be spent by the September 30, 2017, dead-

Camino Country Club in Oceanside. Following a 9:30 breakfast buffet, Carol Oakley Jackson, California DAR State Regent, will present a program “Gift of Life: Organ Donation.” Mrs. Jackson has had personal experience with this subject as her husband has had both a liver and a kidney transplant. Visit http//santamargarita.californiadar.o rg.

CSUSM Theatre Presents “Twilight, Los Angeles: 1992” – The theatre program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will present a play by award-winning playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith, April 10th to 19th. “Twilight” is the result of nearly 300 interviews Smith conducted in a nine-month span following the Rodney King riots in 1992. Four performances will be followed by panel discussions with faculty experts and community leaders to allow further discussions on the topics of social justice, art, education, law, and faith. The performances will be held at the Performance Hall, Arts Building, Room 111, on Friday, April 10, 7pm, followed by Audience Talk Back panel discussion on arts and social justice. On Saturday, April 11, 2pm, Audience Talk Back on education and social justice. On Saturday, April 11, 7pm, Audience Talk Back on law and social justice. Friday, April 17, 7pm; Saturday, April 18, 2pm and 7pm. On Sunday, April 19, 2pm, Audience Talk Back on faith and social justice. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase at the door or online at www.csusm.edu.

Kiwanis One Day is Saturday, April 11 - Each year, all members of the Kiwanis family throughout the

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line. To meet this deadline, the project will be forced to spend around $6 million per day for a full fiscal year beginning in July, a staggering amount that far exceeds spending for any known past project.

Unfortunately, despite growing opposition from legislators and from the public at large, plans to forge ahead with highspeed rail are progressing.

California has many pressing needs, including costly upgrades for its highways, its water infrastructure, a seriously underfunded Medi-Cal reimbursement program, and unfunded mandates in excess of $300 billion. Continuing to fund an expensive rail project with doubtful finances that few would ever use is sheer folly. Since good stewardship of the people’s tax dollars is absolutely essential in a representative republic, this costly boondoggle must be sidetracked, sooner rather than later.


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world are encouraged to serve together on Kiwanis One Day. This year Kiwanis One Day is Saturday, April 11—so mark your calendars and encourage your Key Clubbers to start planning a project! The goal of Kiwanis One Day is to team up with as many members of the Kiwanis family as possible to work on a service project. There are no rules or restrictions, so be creative! Encourage your club members to reach out to community members as well as local members of the following clubs: Kiwanis, K-Kids, Builders Club, Circle K and Aktion Clubs, and have a wonderful, fun, and productive day! CicloVia Escondido – is a free public event that promotes active living and a healthy community. It is an open street event (closed to auto traffic) and people participate by walking, bicycling, dancing, playing, and socializing. It will be on Grand Avenue between Escondido Blvd, and Juniper Street, on Saturday, April 11, from 10-am-3pm. Show your support for local businesses and active living. Teach your child how to bicycle; learn about health and wellness; shop local retailers; walk or stroll leisurely. The event has been made possible by County of San Diego and Escondido Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by DecoBike. For more info, visit www.cicloviaescondido.com.

It Just Takes ONE Person to Give a Child the Gift of a Great Future – Are you the one? The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside are kicking off their “It Just Takes One” annual fundraising campaign. Be the one to impact, change and save 2,727 lives. Your contribution to the IJTO Campaign will provide life changing opportunities for club members in the following areas: STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math; Wellness Warriors; and ROAD’s – Real Options for Adults with Disabilities. 100 percent of your donation will go to support academically enriching programs and the scholarship fund for children in need. The Club has a goal to raise $150,000 by April 23rd and is trying to reach 500 giving partners to help them reach that goal. Make a one-time or monthly gift to give a child a great future. Contact the club at 760.433.8920 or stop by to find out how you can help, 401 Country Club Lane, Oceanside. Calligraphers Meeting Announced – The San Diego Fellow Calligraphers next meeting will be on Saturday, April 11, from 9-11:30am, at the San Diego Education Association Conference Room, 10393 San Diego Mission Road, Suite 100,

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San Diego. The program will include a presentation by Jeanen Monteleone on Runes, an ancient lettering alphabet in use over 2000 years ago by Germanic and Scandinavian cultures, and she will explain possible ways to translate, read and write using Runes. There will be hands-on projects in card making and origami as backgrounds for writing Runes for fun. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

Earth Day Festival at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens - All are welcome to the FREE Earth Day Festival, a fun day for children and families, at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens on Saturday, April 11, from 10am to 3pm. Activities for children will include Earth Day ROCKS!, interactive educational displays, creative crafts, facepainting, games and relays, planting for nutrition, a cotton spinning demo, worms and compost, music, and the Rancho Folklorico dancers. A big plant sale will include colorful nursery plants, and food will be available for purchase. Vendors will display and sell a variety of wares and crafts. Creative healing with vendors, exhibitors and music will be offered as well as yoga. Alta Vista Gardens is located at 1270 Vale Terrace, at the top of the hill at Brengle Terrace Park. For more info, visit the website altavistagardens.org or email info@altavistagardens.org.

CSUSM Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Open House, April 11 - In celebration of the University’s 25th anniversary, California State University San Marcos will welcome the region to Discover CSUSM Day on Saturday, April 11, from 8am to 7pm. This free, day-long open house is the perfect way for prospective students, families and anyone else interested in learning about CSUSM to tour the campus and residence halls, meet the faculty, talk with current students about their college experience and learn more about Cal State San Marcos. Entertainment, programs, games and hands-on activities for all ages are planned. Cheer on the baseball team or collegiate men’s and women’s track and field teams from around the state; view the sun through a solar telescope; visit labs, watch musical performances, paint a mural, listen to lectures, and more; and groove to the beat at a concert by Energy 103.7 featuring Tristan D and DJ Ideal. Online registration is encouraged for prospective and admitted students; walk-ins are invited. Register by April 3 at http://www.csusm.edu/explore/discover-csusm/RSVP.html. CSUSM is located at 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos. Parking is free in all general lots. More info is available at www.csusm.edu/25.

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impossible. 8. A miss is as good as a Mr. 9. You can't teach an old dog new math. 10. If you lie down with dogs, you'll stink in the morning. 11. Love all, trust me. 12. The pen is mightier than the pigs. 13. An idle mind is the best way to relax. 14. Where there's smoke there's pollution. 15. Happy the bride who gets all the presents. 16. A penny saved is not much. 17. Two's company, three's the Musketeers.

18. Don't put off till tomorrow what you put on to go to bed.

19. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and you have to blow your nose. 20. There are none so blind as Stevie Wonder.

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21. Children should be seen and not spanked or grounded.

22. If at first you don't succeed get new batteries. 23. You get out of something only what you see in the picture on the box. 24. When the blind lead the blind get out of the way. 25. A bird in the hand is going to poop on you. And the WINNER and last one! 26. Better late than

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to three separate vendors – a barrel maker (blacksmith), a carpenter who carved the gun stock, and a maker of “flint locks” (the mechanism that includes the firing hammer and the lock that ignites the gun power to fire the weapon). Self-assembly was required. As for Kit and Kaboodle, that source is unknown.

Here Ya Go, Lock, Stock & Barrel

The American and English languages (yes, there is a distinct difference), have used curious sayings that emanated from activities and social experiences. Example: Where someone might say regarding a person receiving a number of items:

“You’ve got the entire amount… take the whole Kit and Kaboodle …lock, stock and barrel.”

Back in the pre-Revolutionary War days, if you wanted to buy a musket (rifle), you had to go

To play “Cat and Mouse” with someone comes from early 20th century England when Parliament passed a law called the “Prisoners Discharge For Ill-Health Act.” It promptly became known as the “Cat & Mouse Act.” Hunger strikers would be released from prison because of ill-health, but could be re-arrested when they recovered. Indian Giver: With the history of our nation regarding our illtreatment of Native Americans, this term is selfexplanatory.

The term “Break the Ice,” goes back more than four centuries when, at the beginning of spring, river boaters would break the ice in order to make passage. The more modern usage comes from the 1823 poems of “Don Juan” by Lord Byron, referring to the British

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people: “… and your cold people are beyond all price, once you’ve broken their confounded ice.”

In seafaring folklore, “Davy Jones’ Locker,” refers to a sailor’s hell beneath the sea. The verbiage comes from a book, “The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle,” written in 1751, by Tobias Smollett. In Chapter XIII, Peregrine and two fellow sailors attempt to frighten Commodore Trinnion by a dreaded ghost, which the trio had concocted. It worked so well that Trinnion was frightened one evening by exclaiming: “I’ll be damned if it wasn’t Davy Jones himself! I know him by his huge saucer eyes, his three rows of teeth and tail and the blue smoke that came out of his nostrils.” According to seafaring mythology, Davy Jones sits on the rigging during hurricanes and storms warning of death and disaster. To call someone “Mad as a Hatter,” refers to a person not in their right mind, but did that term come from Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book “Alice in Wonderland?” No. it was used long before Carroll’s book. Hat makers used mercury in manufacturing headwear. After years of toiling in a hat factory, workers would often become mentally ill from mercury poisoning. The term was used to describe one of Carroll’s main characters. It’s so cold it could "Freeze the Balls Off a Brass Monkey” is a sailing warship term, contrary to those in modern times who try to make it an indecent remark. Sailing warships of the 16th through 19th centuries were armed with cannons. Alongside each cannon were brass platforms, known as “monkeys,” holding stacks of cannon balls, making them conveniently available for gunners mates to grab them quickly to reload. With this explanation, during cold weather, the saying is self-explanatory.

"To Burn One's Bridges" comes from the days of Caesar. When he would invade a country to conquer it, Caesar would burn all bridges his armies used to cross into the foreign territory. To Caesar, retreat was not an option. The burning of bridges was an incentive used for his officers and soldiers, giving them no alternative but to push ahead and conquer the enemy.

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scream as the bullet hit him in the wrist; the youth saw shrapnel from the shot had embedded into his own left arm. Ehlke was shot in the left biceps before he dove for cover. Ehlke emerged from cover to drag his friend to safety and was shot again in the leg. A 64-year-old local shopkeeper named Homer Kelly helped drag the wounded duo— plus Herman—into his shop, before he was shot and wounded in the leg. To the rear of the intersection of 24th and Guadalupe Street, Whitman targeted two 21-yearolds, Oscar Royvela and Irma Garcia, as the pair walked toward the university's biology laboratory. Shot first, Garcia later said the bullet spun her "completely around" and she fell to the ground. Royvela tried to help Garcia when he was shot through the shoulder blade; the bullet exited through his left arm. Students Jack Stephens and Jack Pennington ran from cover and dragged the pair to safety. Whitman targeted a 26year-old carpenter named Avelino Esparza and seriously wounded him in the left shoulder. Directly in front of the entrance to the West Mall on Guadalupe Street, two 18-year-old students named Paul Sonntag and Claudia Rutt had taken refuge behind a construction barricade alongside teenager Carla Sue Wheeler. Whitman started shooting in that direction and hit Sonntag in the mouth, killing him instantly. Sonntag's body fell against a parking meter and knocked the barricade slightly open. Rutt tried to reach Sonntag while Wheeler restrained her; Whitman shot a bullet that took three fingers of Wheeler's left hand, and hit Rutt in the chest. Rutt died later in hospital; Wheeler survived. A block north of where Sonntag and Rutt were killed, Whitman shot and killed Harry Walchuk, a 38-year-old doctoral student and father of six. He next shot the 36-year-old press reporter Robert Heard in the arm as Heard ran toward two highway patrolmen coming on the scene. Slightly north, 18-year-old freshman John Allen was wounded in the forearm as he and acquaintances looked toward the tower from the University of Texas Union.

Having seen several students shot in the South Mall, a history professor was the first to telephone the Austin Police Department at 11:52 a.m.; four minutes after Whitman had first fired from the tower. Austin patrolman Billy Speed was one of the first police officers to arrive at the University. He and a colleague took refuge behind a columned stone wall but

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tion are provided for the class but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun if they already own one. The Escondido Fish and Game shooting range is located at 16525 Guejito Road and Lake Wohlford Road. Cost is $60.00. To register for the class, call Jack at 7607462868.

RB Chorale is Offering Applications for Scholarships – If you are a high school graduating senior planning to further your education in the musical performance arts, the RB Chorale has applications for scholarships. The program is open to all San Diego County high school seniors who plan to further their education in any field of music, including voice, string, wind, percussion (no combos), or any other solo instrument. Applications for the Scholarship program must be postmarked no later than and will be accepted through April 11th and those who qualify will audition in front of the Chorale Board and an esteemed panel of judges on May 2nd in the Studio West recording studios in Rancho Bernardo. An application form and further information is available on the Chorale’s website www.rbchorale.org, or contact Keith Cheney, Scholarship Chair at 858.748.1273. Place your application and required information in a binder/cover folder and mail to The RB Chorale, Inc., Edward Berger, President, P.O. Box 28818, San Diego, CA 92198. Save the dates of June 13 and 14 for the next show “The RB Chorale Goes to Broadway” at the Poway Center for Performing Arts. The show will feature performances by this year’s scholarship finalists and the awarding of $10,000. Tickets go on sale in mid-May and will be available through members and the website.

Strawberry Festival at S.M. Farmers Market – On Sunday, April 12, from 11am-3pm, kick off Spring with "Everything Strawberry" at the San Marcos Farmers Market. Sample strawberry delights including fudge, smoothies, granola, chocolate strawberries and, of course, this season's best fresh, local strawberries. Fun for the whole family includes a Strawberry Scavenger Hunt with prizes for all ages. Live music by reggae big band "Sol Remedy" will play all day. The farmers market has over 30 vendors every week including fresh local and organic produce, cut flowers, raw honey, eggs, dried fruit, almonds, peanuts, and juice. handcrafted jewelry, cosmetics, hats, and homestyle gourmet foods such as hummus, sauces, pickles and pantry goods round out the array of items available. For more information, contact the San Diego Farm Bureau's farmers market manager Christy Johnson at 760.580.0116 or christy@sdfarmbureau.org.

Home Firearm Safety/Basic Handgun Class - On Sunday, April 12th, a monthly 3-hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already owns, a handgun.

Chief of Police Shelley Zimmerman to Speak at Brandeis Meeting - On Tuesday, April 14th at 1:00 pm, Shelley Zimmerman, first woman Chief of Police for San Diego will speak on crime and punishment in San Diego and will take questions from the audience. This will take place at Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Rd., Poway. The cost Is $15.00 per person and refreshments will be served. All proceeds will benefit Sustaining the Mind: Scientific

Pianists to Dedicate Grand Piano at VC Library - The Valley Center Branch Library has accepted the donation of a grand piano, and four pianists will perform at a dedication concert on Sunday, April 12. The program begins at 2pm in the Library Community Room. Admission is free and tickets are not required. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Valley Center Library which set out to find someone who would donate a piano to replace a vintage spinet. Offers were received from owners of 29 pianos. Instead of a baby grand, the search committee wound up with full-size grand piano. The donor of the piano is Julie Watkins of San Marcos, who will be recognized at the concert. The four pianists, who will perform an hourlong program of classical and standard music, are Sydney Circle, Laurie Johnson, Mike Klingbeil and George Vickrey, all Valley Center residents. The newly-acquired instrument was manufactured in Europe by Bechstein which, along with Steinway, was founded in 1853. Both companies are still in business. For more information, visit www.vcfol.org or call 760.749.1305. The library is located at 29200 Cole Grade Road.

The class is from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Participants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammuni-

Food Truck and Family Festival for Abraxas High School – Part of the Poway Unified School District, Abraxas High School is very special to The Church of Rancho Bernardo. For several years the church has partnered with this at-risk youth high school to help them with school improvements, painting projects, mentoring for the students and their every day school and student needs. Sunday, April 12th is another such day. From 10am to 1:30pm, you are invited to the church to pack a backpack for an Abraxas student or a tote for an Abraxas teacher with much needed school supplies. For a $10 donation you can pack a backpack, and for a $25 donation you can pack a teacher tote. You can then write a card to the student or teacher that will go into the bag that you just packed with their supplies. This is a family-fun day for the whole family; a bouncy house, obstacle course; four food trucks (GreenGo Grilled Cheese Gastro truck, Stuffed, Dos Banditos Taco truck; and Wickedly Awesome Ice Cream truck) where you can buy some crazy-good eats, and more. For details and info, contact Nate Alcorn/Impact-Outreach Director, at Nathan@thechurchrb.org or 858.592.2434, ext. 317. The church is located at 11740 Bernardo Plaza Ct., San Diego, 92128.

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A Weekly Memo from the Councilmembers 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.

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Whitman shot through a space and killed Speed. At a distance of approximately 1,500 feet (460 m), Whitman shot and killed 29year-old electrical repairman Roy Schmidt as he tried to hide behind a parked car. Charlotte Darehshori takes refuge behind the concrete base of a flagpole as a wounded stu-

Every Public Park Should Have Friends

The City of Escondido has some fantastic parks that offer a variety of amenities including camping, hiking, athletic fields, playgrounds and passive recreation opportunities. Neighborhood parks, trails and open space encourage a healthy lifestyle for residents and create a sense of community. Parks are funded by fees collected

dent lies beside a hedge.

Students and university staff worked to assist and move the wounded to safety, risking their lives. One student later recalled, "That was the moment that separated the brave people from the scared people ... I realized I was a coward." Medical personnel used an armored car and provisioned ambulances from local funeral homes to reach the wounded. A 30-year-old ambu-

from new development, then maintained by City employees with the help of community volunteers. Some large parks have inspired residents to organize as “friends” of a park. For example, the Friends of Daley Ranch support environmental education activities at the Ranch. The Friends of Grape Day Park promote and enhance park events. The Friends of Kit Carson Park provide activity updates and monitor park amenities. El Caballo Park is lucky to have residents raising funds to build the

lance driver named Morris Hohmann was shot in the leg on West 23rd Street as he tried to evacuate the numerous wounded. The wound severed a major artery. A fellow ambulance driver gave him first aid before he was taken to Brackenridge Hospital, the only one with a local emergency room. The Brackenridge Hospital administrator declared a state of emergency. Medical staff raced there to reinforce the on-duty shifts.

planned equestrian facilities. It truly takes a community to support and maintain over four thousand acres of land spread throughout the City.

All parks, large and small, should have a “friends” group to augment City maintenance. Make time to support your neighborhood park. Join an existing “friends” group, or start one for your park with neighbors. It’s a great way to give back to your community while enjoying our treasured public resources.

Numerous volunteers donated blood at both Brackenridge Hospital and the Travis County Blood Bank.

The shootings and news of the sniper caused panic in and around the University. All active police officers in Austin were ordered to the campus. Off-

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ground and often buried a favorite bow or other weapon with the deceased to be used in the next life. The ancient Greeks had Charon, the boatman, to ferry the dead, for a fee, across the river Styx.

Cupcake is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 1 year old, 34 pound, Blonde, Labrador Retriever mix.

In many ways, Cupcake it still a puppy. But since she’s one year old she knows how to walk on a leash. She has her adult teeth. And it won’t take her long to bond with her new family. Cupcake was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society from a Mississippi animal sanctuary through the Friends of County Animal Shelters program.

The $145 adoption fee for Cupcake includes medical exam, vaccinations, neuter and microchip. Visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760-753-6413 for more information. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM every day but Tuesday.

Abby, a 4-year-old Abyssinian, is a beautiful kitty looking for a gentle, loving home. She was extremely shy when she first entered our care, but after spending some time in foster care, she feels much more confident and outgoing around her human companions. Give her space to approach you on her own terms, and she is well worth the wait! Abby is a very affectionate little kitty. She loves to greet her foster mom at the door and ask for some much-needed petting. She absolutely loves treats and will gently eat them right out of your hand. Abby’s favorite activity is playing with string toys. She gets along well with other cats and loves to snuggle close. Abby is available for adoption at San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus located at 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about making her part of your family, please call (760) 888-2275.

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Life Beyond the Grave

Last month I wrote about dying and the need to prepare for death. This month is a natural to write about life beyond this world because of Easter, the traditional day of Jesus’ resurrection, and what that has meant for millions of people since then, as well as today.

The question about an afterlife has long been considered. Ancient man and perhaps even the Neanderthals seemed to have some idea of an afterlife by burying personal items and food in preparation for the next life. The American Indian had a belief in a happy hunting

Christianity, a religion founded in the first century, claimed that the person, Jesus Christ, arose from the dead with a physical-spiritual body and taught that all who believed in his life giving power would also be resurrected with the same kind of body for all eternity. Many, in the same religion, believe that all human beings will be resurrected and their ultimate disposition will be determined by belief and deeds.

So is there life beyond the grave? It has long been a hope. Yet, until one dies he or she will not know, in spite of the claims of those who purport to have been there, that there really is an afterlife. Nor will we know for sure with all the Easter services, chocolate bunnies, colored eggs, and new clothes. We will have to wait until ----------------.


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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond City of San Marcos Presents Spring Egg Scramble

The City of San Marcos presents its annual holiday breakfast and egg scramble on Saturday, April 4 at Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Drive, San Marcos, 92069. “Breakfast with Peter Cottontail” will be held inside the Williams Barn in Walnut Grove Park from 8 to 10 am. Prepared by the Life and Eagle Scouts Troop 649, tickets for the early morning breakfast of pancakes and eggs can be purchased at the door for $5 adults, $4 youth-10 and under.

Immediately following the breakfast at 10:15 am sharp, toddlers through 5th graders are invited to the community “Holiday Egg Scramble” where prize-filled eggs will be scattered throughout the park. Participants should arrive at the park by 9:45 am.

Every child who recycles eggs will receive a special prize. Families are encouraged to come early and enjoy carnival games and party jumps. Each child should bring a bag or basket. Suggested donation is $5 per family. For more information, please call (760) 744-9000 or visit www.san-marcos.net.

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Mayor Sam Abed has decided to not communicate to his Escondido Constituents via The Paper and its “A Letter from the Mayor” series

Texas Tower Sniper’ Cont. from Page 10

duty officers, Travis County Sheriff's deputies, and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers also converged on the area.

Approximately 20 minutes after first shooting from the observation deck, Whitman began to encounter return fire from both the police and other armed citizens. One Texas Ranger used a student as spotter to help locate the sniper. At this point, Whitman chose to fire through waterspouts located on each side of the tower walls. This action argely protected him from gunfire below, but limited his range of targets. Police sharpshooter Marion Lee reported from a small airplane that he had observed a single sniper firing from the observation deck. Lee tried to shoot Whitman from the plane, but the turbulence proved too great. Whitman shot at the plane, and it moved off to circle from a greater distance. Three officers who responded to reports of the sniper were Ramiro Martinez, Houston McCoy and Jerry Day. Prior to advancing upon the tower, McCoy had seen his colleague Billy Speed killed. Both Martinez and Day had driven to the University of Texas after listening to radio reports.

Accompanied by 40-year-old civilian Allen Crum—whom the trio encountered as they ran

toward the tower—they were the first to reach the tower's observation deck. After reaching the 26th floor by elevator, they encountered M. J. Gabour. Gabour—clutching his wife's shoes— screamed that his family had been shot and tried to wrestle the rifle from Day to shoot Whitman himself. Day consoled Gabour and led him to safety before joining McCoy, Crum and Martinez as they walked up to the 27th floor. Beneath the stairwell leading to the reception area, Officer Martinez saw the body of a teenage boy, Mark Gabour. Next to him lay a middle-aged woman, Marguerite Lamport. Nearby, Mike Gabour lay slumped against the wall, with his mother lying face down in a pool of blood. The officers turned Mary Gabour onto her side to prevent her from drowning in her own blood. Mike Gabour gestured to the observation deck and said, "He's out there.

Who actually killed Whitman is in dispute. Legends die hard in Texas, and so the truth may never be known about who really killed Charles Whitman on top of the University of Texas tower here nearly three decades ago.

Was it Officer Ramiro Martinez, showered with national acclaim as a true Texas hero, who rode that fame in a 20-year career with the fabled Texas Rangers and was lionized in a made-forTV movie?

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Rec Offers Programs for All Ages

When making plans for upcoming nice weather days and spring activities, it might be helpful to keep in mind the countless amenities we have in our own back yard. The Recreation & Community Services Department will be mailing the Spring RecGuide to homes in the next week and there are many opportunities for recreation, classes, and activities that may suit you and your family’s needs. In addition, the Wave Waterpark will soon be providing swim lessons for all ages and at all

levels. Register soon (760.940.WAVE), as the classes fill up quickly. Browse the City’s web site at any time to check park sites, programs and activities managed by our Recreation & Community Services Department. Sign up for e-newsletters from the department or view the online calendar of events and programs on the City’s main page at cityofvista.com. On a safety note, please keep in mind that the spring weather means more pedestrians and bicycles – especially children – are on our streets. Remember to please be aware of the space around you and to drive carefully.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

Two Fun Events at the Oceanside Public Library

Come out and enjoy two fun filled events sponsored by Friends of the Oceanside Public Library.

Gypsy jazz music by Django Fetts will be presented as part of the 2015 World Music Series. The free concert will be held on Saturday, April 4, at 1:00 pm in the Civic Center Library Community rooms, located at 330 N. Coast Highway. Performance time will be 1:00 pm with doors for the free concert opening at 12:45 pm. Seating is open and free parking is available in the Civic Center parking garage. Django Fetts consists of music majors from the San Diego State Uni-

Or was it Officer Houston McCoy, a lanky, slow-moving drifter who eventually left police work and took a twisted trail that has left him drunk, broke and divorced? "I'm a west Texas cowboy and west Texas cowboys don't normally open their mouths," McCoy said the other day, after all these years coming forth to claim, with a good deal of proof, that he is the real hero. The important thing is, Charles Whitman was finally shot and killed. The rampage lasted less than two hours with most of the deaths and injuries occurring in the first 15 to 20 minutes.

All of which brings us back to the original thesis of Dr. Stuart Brown. Did the abusive behavior toward Whitman by his

versity Masters’ program, playing in the style of the great Django Reinhardt and putting a creative twist on gypsy jazz by highlighting the uniqueness of the music in interesting ways. On April 17th in the same location, Rebecca Martin, a professional storyteller and entertainer for over a decade, will tell vibrant stories with animated delivery Rebecca reaches the hearts of children ages 0-5 while developing imagination and communicating abilities. Her interactive and sparkling style is sure to delight all participants and the event is free! For more information regarding these and other Friends of the Library events, please call 760-435-5600.

father and the denial of playing with his neighbor kids mold his brain and mind into that of a mass killer? And did the fact that 28 other murderer’s at the Alabama all revealed identical restraint of play lend credence to the thesis? I don’t know about you, but as for me, I intend to play. A lot.

Sources:

http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=39506 5944

http://www.documentingreality.com/f orum/f237/charles-whitman-belltower-sniper-140689/ http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s tory.php?storyId=9619382

http://articles.latimes.com/1994-0729/news/mn-21186_1_charles-whitman


The Paper • Page 12 • April 02, 2015 The two men turned around and stared at him. “Why not?” asked the first man.

“Because they will always break your heart,” he said softly.

“The Padres will break my heart?” scoffed the second man.

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It’s baseball season again and San Diego stands alone among America’s largest cities in never having won a professional or college national championship in any major sport (baseball, basketball and football). We’ve come close with trips to the Super Bowl, World Series and NCAA but somehow we always fall short. Why? Nome and I found the answer one cold, rainy winter night at a tavern in Julian The cold wind blew curtains of rain down Julian’s dark, empty streets. Inside Bailey’s Barbecue and Tavern the air was warm and filled with the savory aromas of wood smoke and roasting meat. After dinner we sat nursing our drinks listening to two men at the bar talking enthusiastically about the Padres prospects for a breakout season this year. A dark, well dressed man sat alone at the bar apparently listening to the conversation. He paid his tab and, on the way out, stopped behind the two men. “Let me give you some friendly advice” he said with a smile. “Never bet the rent money on the Padres.”

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“Yes” said the dark man, “and not just the Padres. The Chargers, USD, UCSD and San Diego State, they will all break your heart. It cannot be changed, it’s The Curse” He waved goodnight to Amanda, the bartender, and continued toward the door.

The first man yelled after him “That’s superstition man; there is no such thing as curses.”

He turned at the door. “Really?” He smiled and stepped out into the night. “What the hell is he talking about,?” asked the first man looking at Amanda. Amanda shrugged her shoulders. “It’s true, there’s a curse.”

The only other people in the restaurant were a young couple sitting at a nearby table. The young woman had approached the bar while the two men were talking to the stranger. She leaned over the bar toward Amanda “Would you tell us about the curse?” She asked eagerly. “We’d love to hear about it.”

Amanda stopped washing glasses and sighed. “It’s very sad and kind of eerie. Are you sure you want to hear about it?” she asked. We all nodded. Nome and I moved up to the bar beside the young couple. We sat in the dim light waiting. Amanda began. “In 1929 San Diego State was buying land on Montezuma Mesa for their new campus. An Indian clan living on Vulcan Mountain owned the property that SDSU needed for their athletic

changed your life? Pat: “It has allowed me a lot more financial freedom than I had before I got it. Before the reverse, I had a $900 mortgage payment on my limited pension and social security income. With the price of everything rising all the time, my fixed income does not go nearly as far as it used to. As you know Skip, I have been working a part time job for a few years now to make ends meet and not keep dipping into my savings when something happens..like a house repair or a car repair. Before the reverse, if the hot water heater broke, it was very stressful, because I know that my money was very tight as far as a monthly budget and I knew that it was going to be money that I would have to try to work more hours to get back. It felt like at times I could not keep up with the expenses. Now, with the reverse mortgage, I still work, but the money I earn, I am able to put into savings…which was something I was not able to do before. I mean, I haven’t even thought about using the credit line I got with the reverse mortgage because now I am able to save and don’t really need the credit line.” Me: So in other words, you have a credit line but don’t feel you need it right now? Pat: “Yeah, exactly. It is nice to know it is there, but right now I am putting that $900 that used to go to my monthly mortgage straight into my savings. That way, when something unexpected happens, I can go to the savings and not use the credit line. It is a great feeling to be able to put money away in savings again like I used to before I retired.” Me: Is there anything about the reverse mortgage that you don’t like? Pat: “Yeah…that I didn’t do it sooner! (he laughs). Seriously, though, I know I am accruing inter-

fields. The tribe agreed to sell the property with the stipulation that the school would supply basketball, baseball and football equipment for the clan’s reservation school. In addition SDSU would provide a full athletic scholarship for a student of the clan’s choosing every four years. In 1931, tribal elder Mountain Bear’s son received the first four-year scholarship as a baseball pitcher.” “As the years passed the school honored the scholarship but the coach never played the lad. In the boy’s senior year Mountain Bear complained to the University President who pressured the baseball coach into promising to play Mountain Bear’s son in the final game of the season.”

“The big day arrived and the entire Vulcan Mountain clan came to the playing fields on Montezuma Mesa to see Mountain Bear’s son pitch for the Aztecs. It was a tight game with the conference championship on the line. The clan members grew restive as Mountain Bear’s son continued to sit on the bench. In the bottom of the eighth with the score tied. Coach sent Mountain Bear’s son to warm up in the bull-pen along with ace reliever, Wally McComb.” “The excitement grew as Coach signaled the bullpen for a ninth inning relief pitcher, but it was McComb who walked to the mound. He was tagged for a two-out solo home run and the Aztecs failed to score in the bottom of the ninth. Game over. Mountain Bear’s son was nowhere to be found in the bull pen or the dugout after the game. When the team went back to the locker room they found Mountain Bear’s son hanging, lifeless, in the showers.” At that moment there was a flash of lightning followed immediately by a crash of thunder that shook the building. The lights in the bar dimmed and then brightened. The room suddenly seemed to grow cold. Amanda shivered. “What happened then?” asked the first

est on the loan that gets tacked on, but that does not worry me. I am more concerned with the comfort and quality of my life now. I can’t take the house with me when I go…what do I care what I owe on it when I go?” (laughs again) Me: Well, true..and we kids don’t really need your home equity either, we are all fairly well established. But you still will have some good equity in the house for the foreseeable future. Pat: That is good to know, but as I said, I am more concerned with being able to enjoy the time I have left. I want to be able to take my grandkids out to do stuff and not have to worry about the money part. Now, I can. I feel like I can spoil them…and myself too. I am thinking about taking a trip to Irelend. Want to go?” (laughs again) Me: You bring up Ireland all the

man nervously.

“The clan took Mountain Bear’s son home to Vulcan Mountain that night and buried him in sacred ground. At the end of three days of mourning they built a huge fire and burned all the athletic equipment that SDSU had provided. As thick smoke rolled down the mountain and spread out toward San Diego the tribal elders stood with Mountain Bear atop Vulcan Mountain. Mountain Bear spoke The Curse. “For one hundred years San Diego’s teams will win no championship game.” The second man said, “That means that we could never win a World Series or Super Bowl.” “Or an NCAA championship either” chimed in the first man. Amanda nodded, “that’s right, at least in football, basketball and baseball.” “And” she added softly, “we never have.”

“So who was that guy?” asked the first man. “He’s the great-great grandson of Mountain Bear.” Said Amanda

“You don’t really believe in The Curse do you Amanda?” snorted the first man.

Amanda leaned forward “Well then, you explain it. None of our teams have ever won any of those championships and the Padre’s have the worst all time won/lost record in the majors. Besides, it doesn’t matter what I believe, he believes it and he puts his money where his mouth is.” “He bets against our teams?” asked the second man incredulously. “Sure does,” said Amanda. “Did you happen to notice the red car parked out front when you came in?” The second man’s jaw dropped. “That was his Ferrari?”

time Pop..let’s stop talking about it and just do it! Pat: We are going to this time…I have the means to be serious about it now.” Me: Because of the reverse? Pat: Yep…I am very glad I took your advice son and just did it. It has been a game-changer.” Me: Well, even an old dog can learn a new trick. Pat: Who you calling old? (He whacks me on the head and laughs again) In our next column, I will discuss using a mortgage refinance for debt-consolidation. This is becoming prevalent again as more and more people use credit cards to survive in our volatile economy. As always, contact me anytime with any questions or to check interest rates…there is never a charge or obligation.


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Thanks to the Butterfly

THANK YOU mucho Ms. Madison; absolutely wonderful to see that really nice article with picture of the band on page 6 of the March 19th edition of THE PAPER.

One of the good guys . . . Pastor Sam Brumit from Mission 316 Church in San Marcos, dons facepaint “tattoos” at a celebraton at his church for kids and their families ... all this past Sunday. His church is growing as is his Kid’s Unlimited Club.

Sincerely and respectfully, dennis tomlinson President, HVCCA

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2nd Tuesday Book Club on April 14 at Escondido Library – Adult readers are invited to join the 2nd Tuesday Book Club meeting on Tuesday, April 14, at 6pm in the Turrentine Room of the Library, 239 So. Kalmia St., Escondido. This month’s selection is “Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman” by Robert K. Massie. Massie relates the life of a minor German princess, Sophia of Anhalt-Zerbst, who became Empress Catherine II of Russia (1721796). All library programs are free to the public. For more information about the 2nd Tuesday Book Club and National Library Month events, visit library.escondido.org or contact Neva Robinson at 760.839.4214 or nrobinson@escondido.org.

Health-Education Classes for April – Palomar Health will host a variety of free and low-cost healtheducation classes and screenings, led by physicians and other health professionals during the month of April. Many classes are free. Registration is required for all classes. To register, call 800.628.2880 or visit online at www.PalomarHealth.org/classes. Classes include Advances in Atrial Fibrillation; Bariatric Dietary Education; Diabetes 101; Take Shape for Life-Medifast; Heartsaver CPR AED; Common Skin Disorders; Living With Vitality and Longevity; Advances in Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery; Understanding Depression & Anxiety Medications;

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006055 The name of the business: Pour Decisionz, The Passion Pub, located at 521 Scarlet Place, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Joseph P. Palmese 521 Scarlet Place San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Joseph P. Palmese, Owner

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Takahiro Ogata

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2015-006275

The name of the business: E-way2wellness, located at

2462 Live Oak Road, Escondido, CA. 92029,

is hereby

registered by the following:

Norman Lesser

2462 Live Oak Road

Escondido, Ca. 92029

This business is conducted by an individual.

business was n/a.

First day of

/s/Norman Lesser, Owner

This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

3/06/2015

Clerk/Recorder

of

San

Diego

County

3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00005964-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Nicole Marie Thibodeau filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Nicole Marie Thibodeau to Proposed name Nicole Marie Nguyen. 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: May 5, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 2/23/2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 & 4/02/15

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-004232 The name of the business: Girls Best Threads, located at 979 Woodland Pkway, Ste 101-74, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rolling Buy Corp. 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd Ste H San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 2/13/15. /s/Veronica Jacobs, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 2/13/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-004513 The name of the business: Green Royal Landscape, located at 419 Vandegrift Blvd., Apt 35, Oceanside, CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Romulo Romero 419 Vandegrift Blvd. Apt 35 Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Romulo Romero This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 2/18/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006023 The name of the business: Jess Fab, PN Products, RJ Buys, located at 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Ste H, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Rolling Buy Corp 820 Los Vallecitos Blvd San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 3/3/15. /s/Greg Jacobs, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/04/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015

STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWAL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2015-005320 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: La Casa de Los Alambres. The original statement of this fictitious business was filed in San Diego County on October 6, 2014 and assigned file number #2014-026544.

Located at 777 Shadowridge Drive, Vista, CA. 92083.

THE FOLLOWING PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: Leonardo Garcia Vertty 715 Brootree Ln. Apt 113 Vista, Ca. 92083 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true an material matter pursuant to Section 17913 of the Business and Professions Code that the registrant knows to be false is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1000). Partner name: Leonardo Garcia Vertty

This statement was filed with the County of San Diego on the date indicated by file stamp above. 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 & 4/02/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006141 The name of the business: Home Residential Care, located at 701 Santa Olivia, Solana Beach, CA. 92075, is hereby registered by the following: J & J Home, LLC 701 Santa Olivia Solana Beach, CA. 92075 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jeanie Sager, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/05/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006409 The name of the business: North County Small Engine, located at 627 E. Mission Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Coast Property Services, Inc. 627 E. Mission Ave. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Noel Leverenz, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/09/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006140 The name of the business: Handy Dave’s Handyman Services, located at 18 Bahama Dr., Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: David Lee 18 Bahama Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/5/15. /s/David Lee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/05/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-005867 The name of the business: JF Modern Home Improvement Materials, Inc., located at 826 Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: JF Modern Home Improvement Materials, Inc. 826 Rancheros Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Paul Cui, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/03/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-005962 The name of the business: California Skate Company, located at 110 Hill Side Terrace Vega Lane, Vista, CA., 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Jeffrey Scott Keenan 110 Hill Side Terrace Vega Lane Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jeffrey Scott Keenan This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/04/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006604 The name of the business: 5 Star Cleaning, Maid 2 Shine, Inc., located at 4140 Oceanside Blvd., Ste 159348, Oceanside, CA., 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Maids 2 Shine, Inc. 4140 Oceanside Blvd., Ste 159-348 Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 2/18/2015. /s/Luis Jesus Ramirez, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/11/2015 3/19, 3/26, 4/02 and 4/09/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

The

name

816

W.

Landscape

92025, is following:

#2015-005601 of

the business: Rafamar Maintenance, located at Ave., Escondido, CA.

9th

hereby

registered

by

the

Jose Rafael Beltran 816 W. 9th Ave.

Escondido, Ca. 92025 business is conducted

This

by an First day of business was

individual.

3/2/09.

/s/Jose Rafael Beltran

This

statement

Ernest

County

J.

was

filed

with

Dronenburg

Jr.,

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

County 3/02/2015 3/19, 3/26, 4/02 and 4/09/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

#2015-006852

The name of the business: Dolled Up

Hair

Salon, located

at

227

N. Main

Ave., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby

registered by the following:

Barbara Brown

212 E. Alvarado

Fallbrook, CA. 92028

This

business

individual.

3/12/2015.

is

/s/Barbara Brown

This

statement

Ernest

County

conducted

by

an

First day of business was

J.

was

filed

Dronenburg

with Jr.,

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

County 3/12/2015

3/19, 3/26, 4/02 and 4/09/2015

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

The

#2015-006965

name

of

the

business:

R&K

Logistics, located at 1829 Havenwood

Dr., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is

registered by the following:

hereby

Randy Ruben Aviles

1829 Havenwood Dr.

Oceanside Ca. 92056

This

business

individual.

n/a.

is

conducted

/s/Randy Ruben Aviles, Owner

This

statement

Ernest

County

by

an

First day of business was

J.

was

filed

Dronenburg

with Jr.,

Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

County 3/13/2015

3/19, 3/26, 4/02 and 4/09/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-005692 The name of the business: Mexico City Cuisine Catering Service, Prestige Restoration, Garcia Construction, located at 2330 La Mirada, Ste 300, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Leonardo Garcia 918 Brooktree Lane, Apt 113 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was April 15, 2007. Leonardo Garcia Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/02/2015 3/19, 3/26, 4/02 and 4/09/2015

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00008714-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Maria Concepcion Aguilera filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Maria Concepcion Aguilera to Proposed name Maria Concepcion Aguilera-Fragoso. 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: June 02, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Mar 16 2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 and 4/9/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-005318 The name of the business: La Casa De Los Alambres Mexico City Couisine, La Casa de los Alambres Mexico City Cousine Catering, located at 777 Shadowridge Rd,, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Anastacio Delgado Hoyos 243 Calle Del Sol Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/5/11. /s/Anastacio Delgado Hoyos This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 2/25/2015 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 and 4/02/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007330 The name of the business: Morris Maintenance, located at 2281 Via Cascabel, Escondido, CA. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Sean Forristal Morris 2281 Cascabel Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Sean Forristal Morris, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/17/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006012 The name of the business: Matao’s, located at 207 Glen Vista St., San Diego, CA. 92114, is hereby registered by the following: Tara Mesa Chargualaf 207 Glen Vista St. San Diego, CA. 92114 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Tara M. Chargualaf This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/04/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

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I, Rahzeal Izraheal Odu El, do hereby certify and declare as follows:

1. I hereby claim as a declared homestead the premises located in the City of Escondido, County of San Diego, State of California, commonly known as 2589 Park Ridge, and more particularly described as follows: The declared home is lying at the coordinates of 33.090608 Latitude -117.044892. Its Meridian is San Bernardino, Section 36, township and Range 12S/2W. It includes 5 bedrooms, 4 baths that is 3,957 sq. ft. with a lot of 1.14 acres that was built in 2002. 2. I am the declared homestead owner of the above declared homestead. 3. I own the following interest in the above declared homestead: 4. The above declared homestead is my principal dwelling and I am currently residing on that declared homestead. 5. The facts stated in this Declaration are true as of my personal knowledge. Dated: December 23, 2014 /s/Rahzeal Izraeal Odu El

State of California County of San Diego On 12/23/2014 before me, John Gabbour, Notary Public, personally appeared Rhazeal Izraheal Odu El who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity and that by his signature on the instrument the person for the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed th instrument.

I certify under PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing paragraph is true and correct. /s/John Gabbour (Imprint of Notary Seal) 3/26, 4/2 & 4/9/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007612 The name of the business: Metro Transmission and Automotive, located at 1635 Grand Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Metro Transmission, Inc. 1635 Grand Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/24/83. /s/Brenda Johnson, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/19/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007858 The name of the business: Essential Elements In Glass, located at 15448 Sierra Grande Rd., Valley Center, CA. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Richard A. Sayler 15448 Sierra Grande Road Valley Center, Ca. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/29/2009. /s/Richard A. Sayler This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/23/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006613 The name of the business: Next Step Home Brew Kettles, located at 1560 Darling Dr., Escondido Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Ray Schott 1580 Darling Dr. Escondido, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ray Schott This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/11/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006259 The name of the business: Dischner Construction Services, located at 1735 Rock Springs Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Daniel E. Dischner 1735 Rock Springs Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Daniel E. Dischner, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/06/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007483 The name of the business: Golf Cars and More Inc., located at 1275 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Golf Carts and More Inc. 2225 E. Washington Ave. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a cororation. First day of business was 12/22/2013. /s/Roberto Lopez, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/18/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-006412 The name of the business: Meridian Heating & Cooling, located at 999 E. Mission Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Marvin Joseph Gondak, Jr. 999 E. Mission Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Marvin Joseph Gondak, Jr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/09/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007328 The name of the business: Flair Creations, located at 1438 Melrose Way, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Timothy K. Schuchman 1438 Melrose Way Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/1/97. /s/Timothy K. Schuchman, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/17/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007459 The name of the business: Anthology Live, located at 344 Juniper Ave., #17, Carlsbad, Ca. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Nick Sitar 344 Juniper Ave. #17 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Nick Sitar, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/18/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007672 The name of the business: Bishop Motorcycles, 802 Washington Ave., Escondido 92025, is hereby registered by following: Carl Andrew Ward 802 W. Washington Ave. Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by individual. First day of business n/a. /s/Carl Andrew Ward

Ron W. CA. the

an was

This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/20/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007835 The name of the business: Queso & Cheese Digital Marketing, located at 1500 Shadowridge Drive, #141, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Queso & Cheese Digital Marketing, LLC 1500 Shadowridge Dr. #141 Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 3/1/15. /s/Gary A. Sanchez, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/23/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007994 The name of the business: Instant Mobile Check Cashing, located at 4140 Oceanside Blvd., Ste 159-345, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Payday Check Cashing, Inc. 5256 S. Mission Rd. 703-620 Bonsall, Ca. 92003 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Stephen McGonigle, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/24/2015 3/26, 4/02, 4/09 and 4/16/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007258 The name of the business: H&H Truck and Auto Sales, located at 2430 Auto Park Way #105, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Marvin Hillard 420 Camino Mateo San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Marvin Hillard, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/17/2015 4/02, 4/09, 4/16 and 4/23/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-007994 The name of the business: Instant Mobile Check Cashing, located at 4140 Oceanside Blvd. Suite 159-345, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Payday Check Cashing, Inc. 525 Mission Rd. 703-620 Bonsall, Ca. 92003 This business is conducted by a cor-

poration. First day of business was n/a. /s/Stephen McGonigle, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 3/24/2015 4/02, 4/09, 4/16 and 4/23/2015

NOTICE OF INTENDED DECISION (Administrative)

The Planning Division Director of the City of San Marcos has considered and does intend to APPROVE Director’s Permit 14-025 on April 3, 2015. Project No.: P14-0046 Case No.: DP 14-025 Applicant: Rock Church San Diego Request: A Director’s Permit to allow the continued operation of a public assembly facility in an existing 15,505 square foot suite in an existing industrial building in the Light Industrial (L-I) Zone of the Questhaven/La Costa Community Plan Area. Location of Property: 1740 La Costa Meadows Drive, Suite 200, more particularly described as: Parcel 4 of Parcel Map Number 16174 in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the Office of the County Recorder. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 223-030-76-00. NOTICE: • Appeal rights are available. Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Director, provided the appeal fee is paid and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) days (due no later than 5:30 PM on Monday, April 13, 2015). The Planning Commission shall hear the appeal within forty (40) days after the filing of such appeal. Appeal fees shall be paid upon submittal. Said appeal shall be in writing and specify where there was an error in the decision of the Planning Division Director. Contact the Planning Division at 760-744-1050, extension 3233. • The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos CA 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Sean del Solar, Assistant Planner, at 760-744-1050 extension 3223, or sdelsolar@san-marcos.net. Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 4/2/15.

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2015-00009492-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Christina Solis and Jose Gustavo Guzman filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Vanessa Natalie Guzman and Christian Sebastian Guzman, respectively, to Proposed name Vanessa Natalie Solis and Christian Sebastian Solis, respectively. 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: June 02, 2015, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Mar 20 2015. /s/William S. Dato, Judge of the Superior Court 4/2, 4/9, 4/16 and 4/23/15

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