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Editor’s Note: Several weeks ago we took a look at exploration of central and northern California as well as Wyoming, Washington state, and Utah. Let’s get in our Time Machine and go back a little further and look a bit closer to home. By Frank Lorey III Juan Baptista de Anza was wellsuited to explore the desert Southwest. He was born on the Arizona-Mexico border in 1732, both grandson and son of Spanish soldiers. His father had been killed by the Apaches, so he knew the dangers of the unexplored desert lands. His name will forever be attached to the desert east of San Diego, The Paper - 760.747.7119

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where he was the first to explore. When Anza was old enough, he joined the military and was quickly promoted up the ranks to eventually hold the position his father once held--Captain of the Spanish Presidio at Tubac, Arizona, (south of present-day Tucson). While there, he led expeditions that put down uprisings of the Pima and Seri Indians in Sonora, Mexico. This started his reputation as a more than capable frontiersman. The Spanish began colonizing Alta California in 1769. This involved a long sea voyage against the prevailing winds and the California Current. The problem

was to find a land route. De Anza heard of a California Indian called Sebastian Tarabal who had fled from Mission San Gabriel to Sonora and took him as guide. Through the local Pima Indians, Anza heard word of white men passing along the coast of California. This was the 1769 Father Serra expedition to Monterey that included founding many of the missions. It wasn't until 1772 that word reached Tubac, and the reports were just that many white men were passing at some distance on the other side of the Colorado River. Anza figured that if word could extend that far, so could a trade route--all the way to the coast. Anza offered to

lead an expedition, and Viceroy Bucareli in Mexico City approved the plans in 1773. Anza started rounding up the supplies he would need, and hoped to start westward in December, but it wasn't until January 9th, 1774, that all was in place. In the meantime, he had conferred with the missionary Father Francisco Garces who had visited the Yuma region and had once been all the way west to what is now Calexico. Garces gave nothing but encouragement to the effort to open a trade route. Thirty-four people set off on the journey--Anza, Garces, Father Juan Diaz, another missionary,

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Page 2 - August 23, 2012 ‘Anza’s Expedition’ Cont. from Page 1 21 soldiers, an Indian guide, an Indian interpreter, a carpenter, five muleteers, and two personal servants. There were 100 horses and mules carrying 35 loads of provisions and arms, and 65 head of cattle. The journey that started on January 9th did not reach the Colorado River until February 7th. This started the most dangerous portion, across the Colorado desert of what is now Imperial and San Diego counties, as well as portions of Mexico. The desert route covered 267 miles, but due to backtracking they actually went 342 miles. Just west of Yuma, on the Colorado River, they entered the lands of the Yuma Indians. He sent a messenger to the chief, Captain Palma, to test the friendliness of the Indians. Palma's large band had been well-treated in previous contacts with the Spanish, so it was not a problem. Anza presented a few gifts to the chief, and the Indians helped the party across the river. He described the Indians as having "naturally good features...but they can look ferocious by painting all the body, especially the face."

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The men went entirely naked, and did their abundant hair up with mud, even sleeping upright to avoid disturbing their "hairdos." They wore earrings, and perforated the nose to put cluster of feathers through. Overall, Anza reported they "succeed in making themselves look not only ferocious but horrible." Women wore short skirts made of bark, and a few wealthy ones had animal skins or furs for coverings. Along the river the Indians grew crops. He noted abundant wheat, maize, beans, gourds, watermelons, and muskmelons being grown by the industrious natives. The soil was very fertile, being deposited by the river. Once they left the river, all that Anza and his men could see were miles and miles of sand dunes. His Indian guide became lost in them, so the party turned down river and entered what is now Mexico. They ran into the Cojat tribe, who acted as if they wanted to attack the Spaniards. They boasted about how they could easily kill Anza's men and divide up all of the supplies. With all of his Indian experience, Anza decided they were bluffing and rode directly through their village unharmed. At Santa Olaya the expedition left the river to move more west-

had a driving license. I told him yes and handed it to him. He took scissors out of a drawer, cut the license into pieces and threw them in the waste basket. You won’t need this anymore, he said. So I thanked him and left.” The Parrot

This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! The Driver’s License A friend of a friend of mine was sitting on a lawn sunning and reading, when he was startled by fairly late model car crashing through a hedge and coming to rest on his lawn. He helped the elderly driver out and sat him on a lawn chair. “My goodness,” he exclaimed, “you are quite old to be driving!” “Yes,” he replied, “I am old enough that I don’t need a license.” “The last time I went to my doctor he examined me, and asked if I

A woman went to a pet shop and immediately spotted a large, beautiful parrot. There was a sign on the cage that said $20.00. "Why so little?" she asked the pet store owner. The owner looked at her and said, "Look, I should tell you first that this bird used to live in a house of prostitution, and sometimes it says some pretty vulgar stuff." The woman thought about this, but decided she had to have the bird anyway. She took it home and hung the bird's cage up in her living room, and waited for it to say something. The bird looked around the room, then at her, and said, "New house, new madam." The woman was a bit shocked at the implication, but then thought "that's really not so bad."

ward. They encountered another friendly tribe, but the date was fateful--it was Friday, February 13th. The tribe pointed out Signal Mountain to the west (west of modern-day Mexicali), and said there was water nearby. Anza thought they could make that distance in one day, but was horribly wrong. They lost the trail in sand dunes, could not find much of any water, and the mules and horses began to give out. Anza proposed splitting up the party and supplies, but Father Garces argued against it. He said there was a village to the south with abundant water and pasturage, so they went further out of the way to find it. When they reached the site on February 17th, the village had been abandoned and the water supply had dried up. A couple of soldiers were sent to scout further south, but found only stagnant water. Anza had no choice but to turn back to the Colorado River, and along the way many of the cattle died. He did not realize they were already half way across the desert, and if they had pushed on they could have found water. Some of the party reached the river on the 19th, but the worst off did not make it until the 23rd. Some of the supplies were left there at Santa Olaya, along with seven

When her two teenage daughters returned from school, the bird saw them and said, "New house, new madam, new girls." The girls and the woman were a bit offended, but then they began to laugh about the situation considering how and where the parrot had been raised. Moments later, the woman's husband, Keith, came home from work. The bird looked at him and said, "Hi Keith." "Warshing" Clothes Recipe Never thought of a "warsher" in this light before...what a blessing! Imagine having a recipe for this! Years ago, an Alabama grandmother gave the new bride the following recipe exactly as written and found in an old scrapbook with spelling errors and all. WARSHING CLOTHES Build fire in backyard to heat kettle of rain water. Set tubs so smoke wont blow in eyes if wind is pert. Shave one hole cake of tlie soap in boilin water. Sort things, make 3 piles -- 1

men to guard the cache. Anza called a meeting, and the majority wanted to continue with the expedition. Only the best horses and ten mules would continue, along with 25 men. On March 2nd they set forth again, heading southwest. They reached Laguna Salada, saw large schools of fish, and camped at a well on the northern end called San Eusebio. They were just south of the eventual border with the United States. The well gave out when about half of the animals had been watered. In later years a Spanish sword was even found in this area, likely a relic of the expedition. Anza sent his Indian guide ahead, who claimed he knew where water could be found. He never returned, and his possessions were found the next morning where he had apparently slept for a while. Again, several soldiers were sent ahead to scout, and this time they did find good water. The party crossed into the Yuha Basin ten miles west of Signal Mountain, and camped at Yuha Well, which Anza called "Santa Rosa de las Lajas." Today the area is popular as a fossil hunting area,

‘Anza’s Expedition’ Cont. on Page 3 pile white, 1 pile colored, 1 pile work britches and rags. To make starch, stir flour in cool water to smooth, then thin down with boiling water. Take white things, rub dirty spots on board, scrub hard, and boil, then rub colored don't boil just wrench and starch. Take things out of kettle with broom stick handle, then wrench, and starch. Hang old rags on fence. Spread tea towels on grass. Pore wrench water in flower bed. Scrub porch with hot soapy water. Turn tubs upside down. Go put on clean dress, smooth hair with hair combs. Brew cup of tea, sit, rock a spell, and count yore blessings. (For non-Southerners - wrench means rinse). The Positive Side of Life: Living on Earth is expensive,

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‘Anza’s Expedition’ Cont. from Page 2 abundant in oyster shells. There is a monument to Anza along the dirt Anza Trail Road, south of Highway 8. Anza realized they could have headed almost due west from Yuma and made it in a couple of days or so, but exploring unknown country these kinds of detours and delays were inevitable. They were actually only 54 miles from where they left the river. The other Indian in the party, Sebastian Tarabal, recognized the landscape and said he guaranteed water was just ahead. Anza headed north on March 10th, skirting the eastern edge of Coyote Mountain (southeast of Anza-Borrego State Park). He headed up the expanse of the valley of Carrizo Wash, then followed the wash to the northeast, and at 1 o'clock found the water. It was located in a large marsh which he named San Sebastian after the Indian who guided him there. They found abundant water and pasturage, along with an Indian village. Today this area is a rich archaeological area, and is known as Harper's Well. Anza described the waters as "very salty, except one spring where we are which is fair-sized and running." The Indians were what he called "mountain Indians," living on acorns and deer that they had hunted. He described them as "a naked people, of ordinary height like those further back, but less robust." He noted they had a great abundance of bows and arrows. The next day the expedition headed to the northwest, but had many delays bogging down in the numerous marshy areas. Eventually the party crossed what has become Highway 78 at a place named "Los Puertecitos," where there is a monument to the expedition. The monument is just east of Ocotillo Wells. Anza's party followed San Felipe Creek and Borrego Wash until they reached more good water and pasturage at San Gregorio, now known as Borrego Spring. The actual spring is located about six miles southeast of the town of Borrego Springs, and another historical marker is at the location. They encountered more Indians at the spring, the "Cajuenches." Garces described them as having many "rabbit-sticks" which they use to hunt rabbits, and also some deer. Both men and women carried war-lances, and

the women wore skirts made of rabbit fur on the behind, and bark fiber on the front. He also noted they all had badly decayed teeth. They rested for a while at this spring, before heading past what is now Borrego Springs and up Coyote Canyon following Coyote Creek. Three miles into the canyon they found Santa Caterina spring, a permanent water source with some pasturage and willow trees for shade. The area today is known as the Lower Willows, a popular spot on 4-wheel drive routes. There is also another historical marker near the spring. Pretty much the entire canyon was populated with Indians, described by Garces as being "scrawny." He noted they lived "on the same food as the mountain Cajuenches" (rabbits, mescal, pinenuts, acorns, and the occasional deer). They continued up the canyon and on March 15th reached the broad valley at the top, where the town of Anza is now located. From here the rest of the journey was literally downhill. They had then reached their goal of the western mountains on that March 15th, escaping the desert lands. From there they arrived at the San Gabriel Mission on March 22nd, and finally made Monterey on April 18th. Anza returned to Tubac much more quickly, reaching home on May 27th. Anza's expedition had survived the crossing of the Colorado Desert, now not much more than a winter playground for those of us with vehicles. There are still areas of his trail that have not changed that much in the 238 years since he blazed the path, but he could not have foreseen the day of towns and desert resorts sprouting up along the way. Only a few short stretches of his journey are now paved roads. A narrow-gauge mining railroad covers one leg north of Plaster City. Some portions are still dirt roads mostly suited to four-wheel drive, and some portions have reverted back to unspoiled desert land. If you look in the distance, you can almost imagine Spanish soldiers on horses trailing pack animals as they head for the next water hole. This expedition was closely watched by Viceroy and King and on October 2, 1774, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenantcolonel and ordered to lead a group of colonists to Alta California. The Spanish were desirous of reinforcing their presence in Alta California as a buffer against Russian colonization of

the Americas advancing from the north, and possibly establish a harbor that would give shelter to Spanish ships. The expedition got under way in October 1775 and arrived at Mission San Gabriel in January 1776, the colonists having suffered greatly from the winter weather en route. Having fulfilled his mission from the Viceroy, he continued on with Father Pedro Font and a party of twelve others exploring north and found the first overland route to San Francisco Bay. In de Anza's diary on March 25, 1776, he states that he "arrived at the arroyo of San Joseph Cupertino (now Stevens Creek), which is useful only for travelers. Here we halted for the night, having come eight leagues in seven and a half hours. From this place we have seen at our right the estuary which runs from the port of San Francisco."[2] Pressing on, de Anza located the sites for the Presidio of San Francisco and Mission San Francisco de Asis in present day San Francisco, California, on March 28, 1776. He did not establish the settlement; it was established later by José Joaquín Moraga. While returning to Monterey, he located the original sites for Mission Santa Clara de Asis and the town of San José de Guadalupe (modern day San Jose, California), but again did not establish either settlement. In 1781 the Yuma revolted against the Spanish. Although there were punitive expeditions, they could not re-establish their position at the Yuma crossing and de Anza's route was blocked, thereby slowing the growth of California.) On his return from this successful expedition in 1777 he journeyed to Mexico City with the chief of the lower Colorado River area Quechan (Yuma) Native American tribe who requested the establishment of a mission. On August 24, 1777, the Viceroy of New Spain appointed Anza as the Governor of the Province of Nuevo México, the present day U.S. state of New Mexico. Governor de Anza led a punitive expedition against the Comanche Native Americans who had been repeatedly raiding Taos in 1779. With his Ute Tribe and Apache Native American allies, and around 800 Spanish soldiers, he went north through the San Luis Valley, entering the Great Plains at what is now Manitou Springs, Colorado. Circling "El Capitan" (current day Pikes Peak), he surprised a small force of the Comanche near present day Colorado Springs. Pursuing them south down Fountain Creek, he crossed the Arkansas River near present day Pueblo, Colorado. He

found the main body of the Comanche on Greenhorn Creek, returning from a raid in Nuevo México, and won a decisive victory. Chief Cuerno Verde, for whom Greenhorn Creek is named, and many other leaders of the Comanche were killed.[3] In late 1779, Anza and his party found a route from Santa Fe to Sonora, west of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. His various local military expeditions against tribes defending their homelands were often successful, but the Quechan (Yuma) Native American tribe which he had established peace with earlier rebelled, and he fell out of favor with the military commander of the Northern Frontier, the frontier-general. In 1783 Anza lead a campaign against the Comanche on the eastern plains and by 1784 they were suing for peace. The last of the Comanche chiefs eventually acceded and a formal treaty was concluded on 28 February 1786 at Pecos Pueblo.[4] This paved the way for traders and the development of the Comanchero trade. Juan Bautista de Anza remained as governor of Nuevo Mexico (New Mexico) until 1787 when he returned to Sonora. He was appointed commander of the Presidio of Tucson in 1788 but died before he could depart and take office. Anza was survived by his wife. Juan Bautista de Anza died in Arizpe Mexico, and was buried in the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Arizpe. In 1963, with the participation of delegations from the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco, he was disinterred and reburied in a new marble memorial mausoleum at the same Church. Juan Bautista de Anza was the first European to establish an overland route from Mexico, through the Sonoran Desert, to the Pacific coast of California. New World Spanish explorers had been seeking such a route through the Desert Southwest for more than two centuries. In 1990, U.S. Congress created the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, comprising the overland route of the colonizing expedition from Tubac, Arizona to San Francisco, California. Today, the route is followed closely by paved highways. Portions of the trail are also available to hike or ride by horseback -- between Tumacacori National Historic Park and Tubac State Historic State Park in Arizona and in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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Page 4 - August 23, 2012 Palomar Health Opens New Palomar Medical Center More than 80 patients are safely transferred to new “Hospital of the Future.” Palomar Health, California’s largest public health district, made history Sunday, August 19, when it opened the new 288-bed Palomar Medical Center in Escondido. It is the health system’s third hospital and the first new hospital in North County in more than 30 years. For years, the $1 billion facility was the largest hospital construction project in the United States. At 7 a.m., Palomar Health staff began moving the first of 84 patients from the original Palomar Medical Center in downtown Escondido to the new Palomar Medical Center at 2185 Citracado Parkway in western Escondido. All patients were carefully monitored during their 3-milesplus trip and arrived safely at the new hospital. “It took an army of people, staff from throughout the district,

Local News our physicians, volunteers, Pacific Ambulance Services and San Diego County Emergency Medical Services to make this possible,” said Palomar Health President & CEO Michael H. Covert. “As I visited throughout the areas I was in awe of the effort and compassion displayed and the sensitivity to those in need. Everyone rose to the occasion.” Eighteen ambulances were used in the historic relocation, which was completed according to plan and without incident. Each patient transfer took about 35 minutes from bed to bed. By 2:30 p.m., all transferred patients were resting in their own spacious, private room under the care of medical professionals at the new hospital. The new Emergency Department and Trauma Center also began receiving patients, which helped raise the number of patients at the new hospital. At least 50 people had visited the Emergency Department by 5:30 p.m., including the first patient who arrived under her own power at 7 a.m. 9am, got back into home country at 5:30pm. A long day of driving, thanks to our erstwhile chauffeur, Dave Schmitt, past president of the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondio, President of the Miracle Mile of Quarters (Rady Children’s Hospital Chapter), gourmand and gourmet, great song stylist and superb tour guide. Dave drove us home in his SUV with companions Evelyn Madison (our Social Butterfly) and Betty Parker, past Lieutenant Governor of Division 37 of Kiwanis, member of the Miracle Mile of Quarters Kiwanis Club.

Man About Town This California sure is a beautiful state . . . but sometimes we fly so high . . . and so fast, we don’t really get a chance to see her up close and personal. As this is being written we are just recovering from about an 8.5 hour drive from Santa Clara (near San Jose), California, back home to North County. We left at

We all marveled at the beautiful rolling hills coming out of the Santa Clara area, down to Paso Robles, then, cutting inland to pick up southbound 5, we watched all the vineyards and counted each and every grape as they grew and matured . . . getting ready for harvest. South on 5, to the Grapevine, up the Tejon Pass, through Castaic, through LA (well, okay, LA doesn’t always have the prettiest scenery . . . but the rest of the trip, including that beautiful stretch from Mission Viejo

Palomar Health had been prepared to transfer as many as 130 patients but was able to reduce the count by curtailing elective surgeries in the days leading to the move. On Sunday, patients who were ready to be discharged at the downtown hospital were not moved to the new hospital. The California Department of Public Health approved final licensing for the hospital on Wednesday after two rigorous days of review. The license became effective Sunday. The new Palomar Medical Center opened as a licensed 288-bed acute care hospital, providing inpatient care, surgical and interventional services, and emergency and trauma services. It will eventually be built out to a maximum of 650 beds. About 1,700 health-care providers and supporting staff will work at the new 740,000square-foot hospital, most of them transfers from the original Palomar Medical Center at 555 East Valley Parkway. That hospital will remain open as the Palomar Health down to Oceanside and Carlsbad . . . with that big expanse of blue on our right (I’m not sure but I think they call that the Pacific Ocean, or somethin’ . . ). We would have made a lot better time by flying . . . and we would have seen much of the scenery . . . but not up close like you see when you drive. Remember the ‘good old days’ when we drove over, around, and through this country of ours? Remember small town America? The farmlands? The Plains? The Mountain states? Lots to see out there folks. Give some thought to a motor trip next time. A lot less expensive than flying . . and we didn’t have one TSA agent groping us, not one metal detector to walk through, and we didn’t even have to take off our shoes! Imagine that . . . ! ••••• Sad to learn that our old friend, Eric Wormser, passed away last Wednesday. Eric had retired many years ago but he loved The Paper. He also wanted to keep active

Downtown Campus, specializing in women’s, children’s, behavioral health, rehabilitation and urgent care services. About 750 employees will initially staff the Palomar Health Downtown Campus. For more information about Palomar Health, please visit www.PalomarHealth.org. Escondido Police Lieutenant Mike Loarie Graduates from LAPD Westpoint Leadership Program In 1994, five members of LAPD participated in a program hosted by West Point faculty - officially known as the West Point Leadership and Command Program. Escondido Police Department Lieutenant Michael Loarie attended the most recent LAPD West Point Leadership Program and graduated on June 19th, 2012. He was among 21 other class members from several agencies across California. ‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 7 and to keep his business mind and regiment sharp.

“He had seen a copy of The Paper in the lobby at the San Diego County Credit Union and saw an ad saying we loved seniors and were looking for sales people. He called me, we met . . . I knew 10 minutes after I met him we were gonna hire him,” said lyle e davis, editor and publisher of The Paper. “Eric was of the old school. He was a meticulous record keeper, religious in his work habits, calling on clients regularly, had a keen business mind and was able to counsel many of our clients as to innovative market‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 5


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There will be a Memorial Service for him on Thursday, Sept 13 at 1 pm at the Methodist Church on 4th and Kalmia. His widow, Dorothy, will be moving to Alexandria, VA., to live in a retirement facility near their oldest son Dave, and his wife Janet. ••••• This is the last week to get rid of unneeded treasure from your homes and businesses. The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club is holding their annual Yard Sale this Saturday from 7am to 11am at 125 W. Mission, in Escondido. Call Kiwanian John Trudell, at 760.747.0961 - he’ll arrange for someone to unlock the storage locker and you can drop off your no-longer needed treasures. You can bring them by, place them in a giant storage bin, Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Commentary Time to Come Home Ten US Service members killed in the space of two weeks - by Afghans dressed in police and/or Afghan Army uniforms. In one incident, three Special Forces members had just dined with an Aghani . . . after which the Afghani shot and killed all three of those troopers who had just shared a meal with him. Evelyn Madison read that and made a prophetic statement; “We should simply pack up all our gear, ship that and our ‘Commentary’ Cont. on Page 7


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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Navy Sailors Give Foster Youth a New Home In their spare time, 50 Navy Sailors helped to give the foster youth of North County the gift of a lifetime - a place to call home during their transition years. As many as 3,000 foster age youth become homeless in San Diego each year. When they reach age 18, they are no longer eligible for placement. However, without a steady home and college prep assistance, many of these youth have no way to support themselves and often turn to the streets. Until now . . .! North County Lifeline is converting their former office on North Indiana Street into LifeSpring House, a home for Transitional Aged Youth. This home will bridge the gap between when the youth ages out of the system and when s/he is able to financially support themselves. In addition to housing, case managers and other Lifeline programs will be onsite to help these youth gain job training, become employed, learn financial literacy skills, and become a self-supporting citizen. This will be more than just a home for these youth – it’s also a place of hope. As for the Navy’s help? Boy, those sailors sure know how to work! In just one day, they revitalized the front yard, cleared the back yard, created the irrigation and sprinkler system, and painted the main wall. Melissa Schlueter, Volunteer Coordinator, loved working with the sailors. “Each time I took a moment to talk with the sailors, they asked about the youth that were going to be living in this house. They

were very happy they could help,” said Melissa. Lifeline is very happy too. Thanks in part to the help from the Sailors, the TAY home is scheduled to open its doors to five youth in January 2013. GOP Victory Headquarters “Open House” Was A Success The Escondido 2012 Victory Headquarters “Open House” held last weekend was a success! There were approximately 100 people in attendance. Elected Officials Congressman Duncan Hunter, State Senator Mark Wyland, Mayor Sam Abed; Councilmembers Ed Gallo, Marie Waldron, and Mike Morasco, Police Chief Jim Maher, Kurt Marler, and Tony Krvaric, Chairman of the San Diego Republican Party spoke to the crowd. Even Cher was there singing “Babe,” accompanied by one of the volunteers dressed up as “Sonny.” The headquarters is now officially open; MF from 10am to 5pm, and later on Crusin’ Grand nights, at 237 West Grand Ave, Escondido. Meetings/Events Calendar Heroes Needed at Local Elementary Schools - Reading is essential to academic success. Several local elementary schools need volunteers to spend 1½ hours weekly helping children become independent and confident readers. Senior adults, parents, business partners, service club members, and the community are encouraged to share their love of reading. No experience is necessary, only a love of children and a desire to help them read. Training and ongoing support is provided. For more information, contact one of the program coordinators: Conway Elementary School: Debbie Gemmill; (760) 432-2435; dgemmill@eusd.org; Farr Elementary School: Rosario Salazar; (760) 735-3049; rsalazar@eusd.org; Felicita Elementary School: Lorene Joosten; (760) 432-2444; ljoosten@eusd.org Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Meetings – TOPS is a non-profit weightloss support group. Chapter 116 meets from 8:30-10am every Friday morning at Trinity Episcopal Church, 845 Chestnut St., Escondido. For information on this meeting, call 760.323.2501 (Al). Chapter 685 meets from 6-8pm every Monday night at Madrid Manor Mobile Home Park, 1401 El Norte Parkway, San Marcos. For info on this chapter, call 760.746.9027 (Mona). These groups offer

encouragement, education, healthy living ideas, contests, and other activities to support personal weight loss. The National website is www.TOPS.org. Village Idiots Literary Society's Reading is on Saturday - The August Reading of the Village Idiots Literary Society is on Saturday, August 25th, from 3-5pm, under the palapa in Alta Vista Gardens, in Brengle Terrace Park, Vista. There will be no featured author this month, so bring something to read, or not. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call Jeannie Ortiz at 760.414-1045, (sorry no message machine); or email villageidiots@cox.net. Los Rancheros Kiwanis Invites You to Their Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, September 1, is the date for the Los Rancheros Kiwanis Club’s 44th annual Pancake Breakfast, from 7am-11:30am, at the Rancho Bernardo High School, 13010 Paseo Lucido, Rancho Bernardo. There will be great food, door prizes (need not be present to win), and fun! Cost is $6/adults; $3/children (ages 4-8). There is still time to become a Sponsor; starting at the Bronze “K” Level, $250, to the Silver “K” Level, $500, on up. The Club is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. Your sponsorship supports the Club’s projects: Seniors Helping Our Kids (SHOK); RB Senior Services; Rides and Smiles; Wounded Marines; Ronald McDonald House; Heart to Heart Ministries (Romanian Orphanages and Trade Schools for young people); and Pawsitive Teams Service Dogs, to name a few. Also, Children and Youth Programs including Rady Children’s Hospital; scholarships for local graduates; Youth leadership through Key Clubs and Builders Clubs; Key Leaders; YMCA; Boy Scout Troop 681; Boys and Girls Club, 4S Ranch; Coffee for Kids (Honduras); Philippine HS project; and others. For further info, contact Al Dicker, at 858.487.6913. Senior Service Council Presents AARP Driver Safety Class – On Tuesday, September 4, from 8am to 12:30pm, an AARP Driver Safety class will be held. This one-day refresher class is for those who have taken the full two-day class within the past three years. Earn a certificate good for three years fro savings on automobile insurance. Cost is $12/AARP members or $14/non-members; check payable to AARP at class time. Reservation required. Call the Escondido Senior Service Council at 760.480.0611. Vista Library Launches Free Citizenship Classes - The Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave., is launching free Citizenship Classes every Wednesday from 6-7:30pm, starting September 5th. The classes are conducted in English and all materials are provided free of charge. Registration is not required. The Citizenship Classes include help filling out the N-400 application, practicing the 100 civics questions, and everything attendees need to know to pass their citizenship interview. In addition, the classes assist with English reading, writing, and conversation skills. San Diego County Library branches held 228 Citizenship Class sessions last year, with 1,724 learners in attendance. A video featuring SDCL’s Citizenship Classes can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/countysandiego#p/a/u/0/ae7oVXn6YYQ.

The RB Chorale is Singing Your Song The RB Chorale is actively seeking male tenors and basses, so if you love to sing and have Tuesday evenings open, join this all-volunteer group of 100+. Women are accepted also. No auditions are required. The Chorale will kick off the Fall with its first rehearsal on September 11; rehearsals are held on Tuesdays at 7:30pm at Westwood Elementary School, 17449 Matinal Rd., San Diego, 92127, preparing for the December shows to be held at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts on December 7, 8 and 9. Monies raised during the December production “Joys of the Season” will benefit the scholarship program for 2013 high school graduates pursuing a musical education. For more info about joining the Chorale, visit the website at www.rbchorale.org or email recruitment@rbchorale.org. Family Solar Fun Day at Jack’s Pond Park - The City of San Marcos Community Services will sponsor an interpretive event featuring solar energy displays at Jack’s Pond Park, 986 La Moree Road, San Marcos, on Saturday, September 8. Participants will learn about solar energy with hands-on activities, including sun art. The San Diego Solar Cooking Club will demonstrate cooking techniques using the sun’s energy and will display several solar cooker designs. Free plans will be available for those with an interest in building their own solar cooker. The event, which begins at 9am and will run continuously until 1pm, is recommended for ages 5 and up, and an adult must accompany all minors. Jack’s Pond Nature Center will also be open from 9 am to noon. There is a $3 charge per person (free to members of Friends of San Marcos Parks and Trails). For information on hikes or the City’s trails, visit www.san-marcos.net. Sewing Guild to Hold Open House The American Sewing Guild's North County Coastal Group is sponsoring an open house for all those interested in sewing, crafts, quilting, and related home arts. It will be held on Saturday, September 8, at the meeting hall of the Pacific Breeze Church, 3780 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad, from 11am to 2pm. This is a great opportunity to view members' projects and to meet with others interested in this rewarding activity. Come and enjoy the displays and light refreshments. For more info, call 760.434.6529. Tickets Now on Sale for Grape Day Festival Wine & Beer Tasting Pavilion Celebrating Grape Day has been a festive tradition honoring Escondido’s history for many years. For this year’s event, on Saturday, September 8, in Grape Day Park, the City of Escondido is partnering with the Escondido History Center, Escondido Sunrise Rotary, and he California Center for the Arts, Escondido, to present a new tasting pavilion featuring local wineries and craft beer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Escondido History Center. Tickets are $20 if purchased online prior to the event, or $25 on the day of the event, and include a logo wine glass and tickets good toward wine and craft beer tastings. For more info, including a full schedule of Grape Day festivities and ticket purchase options, check the website at www.escondido.org/grapeday.aspx. Free Public Lecture for Kriya Yoga – Kriya Yoga, a Pathway to HumanExcellence, is non-sectarian and can be practiced by all people regardless of religious affiliation. A free lecture and workshop is being offered in Rancho Penasquitos, on Friday, September 7, from 7-8:30pm, at the Shiva Vishnu Temple, 7930 Arjons Dr., #B, San Diego, 92126. For all attending the workshop, there is free weekly Kriya Yoga. Kriya

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‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 6 Yoga cultivates body, mind, and intellect using powerful meditative and yogic disciplines, and helps each person to cultivate and observe three divine qualities of light, vibration, and sound. Swami Vairagyananda Giri from the Kriya Yoga Institute will be providing the free public lecture/introduction on Friday, and initiations for all interested on September 8 and 9. All are welcome. Light vegetarian dinner will be served after the talk. For information, call 818.585.6991, or email info@losangeles.kriya.org. Escondido Arts Partnership’s Membership Drive is in Full Swing – The EAP, Municipal Gallery, is a 501(c) (3) organization and your membership dues are tax deductible. If you haven’t renewed, or want to become a new member, now is the time whether you are an artist, a collector, or observer. With your support, the EAP can continue to offer a year-long calendar of workshops, special events and free exhibitions. Memberships are $50/Individual; $25/Full-time student, with ID, and Military; $75/Family, up to 4 people at same mailing address; $100/Associate; and $250/Professional; $500/Benefactor; $1000/Executive Director’s Circle; $2,500/Business Sponsor. Stop by the EAP/Municipal Gallery at 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido.

and Giuliani’s keynote address. Solutions has worked since 1999 to solve family homelessness, and since that time has saved taxpayers more than $28 million by helping families get on their feet and become self-sufficient and thriving members of society. Tickets are $250 each; and table sponsorships are available. For info, contact Kate Werner at kwerner@solutionsforchange.org, call 760.941.6545, Ext. 320, or check the website at www.solutionsForChange.org/events.

September: Responsible Dog Ownership Month Happy Cat Month World Animal Remembrance Month 3: Labor Day - RCHS Closed 9: National "Hug your Hound" day 15: 50% off Sale at the RCHS Thrift Store - 10 am - 5 pm Puppy Mill Awareness Day Responsible Dog Ownership Day 22: FREE dog training workshop by Whole Dog Training at RCHS 23-29: National Dog Week 29: Celebration of Second Chances benefiting RCHS at Del Mar Country Club

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forces home. We should tell the Afghan government “you’re on your own. We are out of here!”

Lt. Loarie described his experience as, “The program has already had an impact on how I think and act at work. LAPD West Point Leadership Program helped me take what I learned in the classroom each week I was gone and put it to use the next week I came back to EPD. The work was relevant, timely, and meaningful. I left the program with 21 new friends in law enforcement that I hope to stay connected with for the rest of my career.”

If a host country cannot help provide security and protect our forces . . . who are there to train the host country forces, to protect them while they learn . . . then we are fighting a losing battle. We went to Afghanistan to eliminate Osama bin Laden. He is dead and buried in his watery grave. At long last, Mission Accomplished. Bring ‘em Home!

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President Karzai is corrupt. He is untrustworthy . . . he is an absolute undependable ally. We are surprised he has remained in power. The US government has the capacity to ensure he leaves power but, as so often happens, we take on all the appearances of a paper tiger.

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Rudy Giuliani to Headline at Fundraiser – Solutions for Change, a Vista-based non-profit that solves family homelessness, will be holding a fundraiser gala called “An Evening to Remember … with Rudy Giuliani on September 22, at 6pm, at the La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad. Mr. Giuliani, the 107th mayor of New York City (1994-2001, and through the 9/11 tragic event), will be the featured speaker at the fundraiser, which benefits the nonprofit North County Solutions for Change. The event will include dinner, silent and live auctions,

A few days later, I was speaking to good friend, Arie de Jong. He felt exactly the same way. “It’s time to bring our military home,” he said.

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Dogs and cats will be taking the main spotlight during the Escondido Humane Society's "Stray Pet Strut" adoption special. On Aug. 25 and 26, they are lowering their already discounted fees to just $10 for adult dogs and cats!

Lt. Loarie is a 23 year veteran of EPD. He started his career as a Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff for two years before transferring to EPD. Autopsy Report Confirms Junior Seau Died as a Suicide To no one’s surprise, the autopsy on Junior Seau confirmed that he died by his own hand, having fired a .357 Magnum into his chest.

We have it on pretty good authority that the Geico Gecko makes its home away from home in the local Geico offices located at 711 Cnter Drive, Suite 103, in San Marcos. . . (in the WalMart shopping Center), under the stewardship of one Dawn Grant . . . the GEICO Field Representative (who can be easily reached at 760.753.7907.

For example, she went to Bowling Green College on a Swimming Scholarship, and took her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Sports Management. Entering the business world she was with AAA for nine years, learning the insurance business, with Liberty Mutual for five years . . . then in

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Page 10 - August 23, 2012 ‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 7 There was no evidence of either prescription or illicit drugs in his sysem, nor alcohol. What no autopsy can ever answer regarding a suicide is, why? Seau, 43 years old, was wealthy, successful, admired by his family, friends and community. No one saw any dark clouds on the horizon that would suggest anything even remotely resembling suicide was on the horizon. His brain tissue was examined and nothing out of the ordinary was found. He did not leave a suicide note, the report said. But Seau sent text messages to his exwife and their three children saying he loved them, according to earlier reports. Seau's girlfriend found his body about 9:35 a.m. May 2. The 6-foot-3-inch, 275-pound football player was on the bed in the guest room of beachfront home. A Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum revolver with one spent round and five hollow-point rounds in the chamber rested at his side. Police discovered that the weapon was not registered and impounded it, according to the medical examiner's report. The report said there was no indication of foul play, or drug or alcohol abuse and no immediate evidence of brain injury. Seau drank socially and did not smoke, nor did he have a history of illicit drug use, according to the report. Oceanside Shooting: Police Investigating Oceanside police are looking for a gunman who shot two men Thursday evening. There was a fight that developed between several people near Mission Avenue and Cleveland Street in Oceanside, at about 9pm. The two victims had stopped to watch the fight.

Sunny, our newest arrival, is as bright and friendly as her name implies. Sunny is still young at 8 months but is very well behaved and doing very well in her training. She is crate trained too!! She Chiweenie…a a is Doxie/Chihuahua blend and has a wonderful softness to her hypoallergenic coat. She is very good on her walks and likes to cuddle gently with her people. She gets along with other pets and people. Like all our pups Sunny is spayed and microchipped. Her vaccines and rabies are all up to date. She comes with a full 4 piece safety equipment set, food for her transition and any favorite toys or bedding. For more pictures please visit her on our website as well as the other wonderful pups in our rescue that need great homes. www.forgottenpaws.org or contact us at admin@forgottenpaws.org.

The suspect was described as a male, believed to be 17 to 20 years old, and, according to Oceanside Police Lt. Leonard Mata, had been seen brandishing a weapon. The victims, ages 20 and 21, said they were shot as they ran south on Cleveland Street. They were treated at a hospital for gunshot wounds to an extremity and were released. The victims claim they do not know the identity of the shooter or the motive for the shooting. Trash Truck in Rancho Bernardo Catches Fire According to an emergency dispatcher, a trash truck caught on fire Tuesday while working in Rancho Bernardo. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. Authorities were called at 8:02 a.m. to the blaze in the 16000 block of Bernardo Heights Parkway, according to the dispatcher. The fire was out within an hour, according to the dispatcher. No one was hurt.

Glee is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She's a 1 year and 2 month old, 46 pound, spayed, female, Wirehaired Fox Terrier American Staffordshire mix. Glee was transferred to RCHS through our FOCAS program. She always has a big smile on her face. She's smart and eager to learn anything you will teach her. Outside, she loves to run and play with other dogs. Indoors, she's a very good couch-holder-downer. Glee's adoption fee of $145 includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, spay, and microchip. Meet Glee at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday. For more information call 760-753-6413.

‘Geico Gecko’ Cont. from Page 7 September of 2010 she opened one of only two walkin Geico offices in all of San Diego County. She’s located in the WalMart Shopping Center just off Nordahl at Hiway 78. “The training with AAA was tremendous,” she says. “We learned Auto, Life, Motorcyle, ATV, all types of insurance lines.” Not only is she smart, witty, and attractive . . . but she is a good person! How do we know? Because she has contributed countless volunteer hours for the San Diego County Humane Society, helping to find ‘Forever Homes’ for all types of animals. She has three kittens of her own . . . and is a soft touch if a kitty, cat, puppy or dog need some food, shelter and affection. We call that ‘nice people.’ She’s delighted with her spacious, airy offices at 711 Center Drive, Suite 103.

Natalie is a 2-year-old spayed female Siamese mix, ID 65191. Natalie has the whole package of beauty and personality. Her eyes are a beautiful shade of blue and she has a unique coat that looks like an abstract painting. She is very talkative and has a little chirp of a meow. She gets along with other cats, but she especially enjoys interacting with people. Natalie is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society and is one of the featured cats available for adoption at the Escondido PetSmart, 415 N. Escondido Blvd. Her $25 adoption fee in August includes her spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Another advantage of having a local walk-in Geico office (there are only 10 in the entire nation) is that you’ll find Spanish speaking agents on site. If/when you call the Geico 800 number, you won’t be able to speak to an agent in Spanish. Speaking of Spanish (which I just was), if you’re planning a trip to Mexico . . . stop in and see Dawn or one of her agents. They write Mexican Insurance for daily, weekly, monthly or yearly policies. You just tell them how many days you’ll be in Mexcico and they’ll write a policy for those days. Many insurance companies offer coverage in Mexico but the Mexican authorities do not recognize American companies as valid insurance in Mexico. If you are in an accident there you could be sent to jail and your vehicle impounded. It is very important to get a Mexican Insurance policy to protect you properly. Finally, Dawn has a gift waiting for you when you come to visit. That, and you can say hello to the Geico gecko.


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Escondido Peace March On Saturday, August 25, 2012, the Escondido P o l i c e Department joins Victory Outreach Church, Resurrection Church, other local churches and community members and residents in a Peace March that will be held in Escondido. The Peace March is intended to send the message that Escondido is a great city and our community is united! The march will also highlight the fact Escondido community members work together to reduce violence, improve neighborhoods and collectively create an even safer Escondido for our children. The Peace March is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of

Victory Outreach Church located at 1131 East Washington Avenue in Escondido and conclude at Resurrection Church located at 1445 Conway Drive. Resurrection Church will be hosting their annual festival at the same location. Police Department Traffic Officers will escort marchers along the entire march route North on Ash Street to El Norte Parkway and then East to Conway Drive. Transportation will be provided at Resurrection Church to take marchers back to the Victory Outreach parking lot. Event T-shirts will be available for $10 the day of the march at Victory Outreach where the march begins. However, if you don’t want to buy a T-shirt, we ask that you wear a white shirt to show your support.

Rancho Bernardo • Mayor Jerry Sanders This week, crews from our Parks and Recreation Department completed the bulk of the cleanup from an inexcusable vandalism incident in Balboa Park that made headlines around the state. While that incident brought out the worst in a small minority of delinquents, the cleanup effort and its community support has shown what San Diegans are really made of. Late in the evening of August 11, hundreds of people came to Balboa Park for a squirt gun fight that was promoted on social media. The event lacked the nec-

essary permits for a crowd of that size, and some attendees damaged planters, plant life and the plumbing system of the Lily Pond. An iconic fountain on the North Plaza de Panama was vandalized as well. As of Wednesday, most of the restoration on the Pond and Fountain will be complete, thanks to our hard working employees, and generous private donors coordinated by the Friends of Balboa Park. I want to thank everyone who has participated in the clean up for making our park beautiful again, and I promise our residents that our police department continues to investigate the incident.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter The City is serious on retaining the employers already established in Vista, and for the second year in a row, will partner with the Chamber next Thursday to survey companies in the Vista Business Park. Volunteer teams will canvass the Business Park to meet with CEOs to identify each company’s individual needs. Responses to questions such as “is your company planning on expanding or hiring more employees?” or “are you planning on relocating, and if so, why?” will provide a wealth of information for city staff to use in refining how to better serve the needs of these and other companies in the

Business Park. The foremost goal of the “Business Walk” is to identify and work with existing employers to ensure they can grow and prosper without leaving the community. Over 800 companies are in the business park and include many local, national, and global corporations. Combined, these companies employ more than 23,000 workers and provide residents and other businesses the services and products they need. With nearly 90% of respondents in the 2011 survey stating they expect business and hiring to remain stable or to grow over the next three years, the economic outlook for Vista is looking positive.

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

that their streets will be affected. The application of a slurry seal significantly extends the life of existing pavement by protecting the undersurface from the effects of aging and the environment. During this project, motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through construction zones and may experience minor delays. The city appreciates your patience and understanding as street improvements are completed. For more information, please visit www.san-marcos.net or call the city’s department of public works at (760) 752-7550.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Staying Fit This Fall! Well it’s time to break out those sneakers, yoga mats and more because the City of Oceanside’s Parks and Recreation Department is going to be offering a variety of leisure classes to help all of us stay active once the summer is over…and just before those delicious recipes are whipped out for the coming fall holidays! Over 100 classes will be offered this quarter and registration for the Fall 2012 classes will start on Monday, August 20. Classes will be offered for children,

adults and seniors and will commence the week of September 17 and run through the week of December 17. This is a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of an activity that not only promotes better emotional and physical health, but enhances self-esteem and relieves stress and boredom. As it is often said, “The first wealth is health” and that is the most precious gift you can give yourself. Just a reminder, space is limited, so be sure and register early by calling Parks and Recreation at (760) 435-5041 or by visiting us at our website, www.oceansiderec.com, and clicking on the Recreation Activity Guide.


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Ransomware “The FBI Virus” began showing up during the first days of August. By the end of last week we had seen over a dozen FBI infected computers. FBI isn’t particularly difficult to remove and so far we haven’t had any cases where FBI corrupted the operation system to the extent that Windows needed to be reinstalled. Actually FBI is a fairly wimpy virus as viruses go, however, it does have a mean streak. The FBI virus, officially The “FBI Moneypak Ransomware Virus” is what’s known as a “Ransomware” virus because it holds your PC for ransom. Here’s the way it works.

The PC locks up denying Internet and desktop access. The user is then directed to a (fraudulent) FBI website. This is not really a website but an image that looks like a website that was downloaded at the time of the infection. A message appears “Attention! Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.” The site then lists several criminal code violations associated with accessing or distributing copyrighted materials or pornography. The site advises that you may avoid criminal prosecution, arrest, fines and imprisonment by paying a $200 fine. Failure to comply within 72hrs will result in criminal prosecution.

There are many sites on the Internet listing procedures for removing the FBI virus. The removal strategy recommended depends on the nature of the infection and the state of the computers defense system. Here at the Computer Factory we use our standard procedure. We remove the infected hard drive, slave it to a scan station and run two different virus scans. Then put it back in the computer and run MS Security Essentials and Malwarebytes. When these programs run clean we check to see if the Windows OS is intact. If it is, the job is done. The FBI virus falls under the general heading of “social engineering” malware. That term

defines malware whose purpose is to trick the user into performing a behavior that benefits the virus creator. We checked our own spam locker and found one today. It said I had won $350,000 Euro’s and a Toshiba notebook in a drawing sponsored by Bill Gates himself. The drawing took place in Spain. To claim my award required I needed only to tell them a few things about myself and then provide my banking information so they could slide the money into my account. I told them I’d like to donate the Toshiba and half the cash to an orphanage of their choosing and to just mail me a check for the rest.

The site explains that payment must be made by “Green Dot Moneypak.” This is a prepaid credit card available from large retail stores like Wal-Mart or Target. The site advises that once the payment is received (by entering the Moneypak number on the phony website) the PC will be unlocked. One of our customers actually followed the procedure, paid the $200 “fine” and waited patiently for two days before bringing his PC to us for a clean-up.

Reform CEQA and Eliminate Unnecessary Regulation

After decades of abuse, the state has gained a reputation as being hostile to development and growth. CEQA abuse adds to The legislature may soon consid- the list of disadvantages er long overdue reforms to the California businesses face. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Frivolous environmental lawRegulations created by CEQA suits impact job creation, at a restrict economic growth by establishing burdensome and time when Californians need it Nearly 20% of expensive requirements on most. Californians are unemployed or California companies. underemployed. For years, businesses have struggled to fight lawsuits alleging The legislature cannot continue trivial or even made up environ- to disregard the negative impact mental violations. These law- regulations have on California’s suits are a tactic often used by economy. Real CEQA reform special interest groups to suc- would be greatly welcomed, cessfully stall projects in even if years late. exchange for concessions. Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes San Diego (Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, Rancho Penasquitos, Carmel Valley) and Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Escondido, Vista the south Orange County cities of San Clemente and

Instead of protecting the environment, CEQA has become a litigation nightmare, to the detriment of economic investment in California. Businesses cannot afford costly and long legal fights in defense against unscrupulous lawsuits. San Juan Capistrano.

Dangerous Early Release Bill Clears Assembly Democrats in the State Assembly recently passed legislation that will pose a threat to public safety by allowing the early release of dangerous criminals. Specifically, Senate Bill 9 would allow persons who were sentenced to life without parole as juveniles to ask the court for re-sentencing of 25 years to life as long as they have served at least 15 years and can prove they are remorseful. Nearly 300 inmates in the prison system would be eligible for resentencing. This includes Roman Barnes, who was convicted at the age of 16 for brutally beating his 85 year old neighbor to death and then setting the house on fire. I voted against SB 9 and have grave concerns about the

prospect of early release for those who have committed brutal crimes. Not only will the security of our communities be diminished, but it is an injustice to the families of the victims. Families will be subjected to a legal process that would include the re-hearing of the evidence and events that took place during the crimes as well as the possibility of family members having to take the stand to testify for a second time. The passage of SB 9 is also an affront to the will of the voters who passed Proposition 115 in 1990, that provided for the life without parole sentence for juveniles. If you would like to voice your opinion on this legislation please do not hesitate to contact Governor Brown’s office at 916-445-2841 and urge him to veto this dangerous legislation.

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Dances, Stage Shows, Variety Shows, Karaoke, all in a funfilled, non-threatening atmosphere. Kathy will be writing a weekly column, listing meetings your organization is holding that relates to the Singles Scene, letting you know of events that are coming up that could well serve as a rally point for singles.

Kathy B. We’ve got a brand new feature we’re introducing in The Paper! Meet Kathy B. - a live wire, funfilled lady who knows the fun spots to meet up, the better restaurants, tv shows, tours . . . all the neat places you would love to go and, not incidentally, perhaps meet ‘that special someone.’ Whether you’re looking for just friendship, romance, or some combination of the two, Kathy B. will arrange get-togethers, parties, tours to places like: Wine tasting trips to Temecula Sea World Tours Trips to Dr. Phil and other Los Angeles Based TV shows . . .

No fees, no dues, to join. Just good, wholesome fun, for those who are single, widowed, divorced, or any of the above. Kathy will arrange events that are age appropriate. You’ll attend events with folks in your own age group, or, if a large group, you’ll be gathered together in one specific group which is within your age grouping. Be watching for Kathy’s column beginning next week (August 30th). Meanwhile, if you have suggestions or questions, email them to us at thepaper@cox.net. We’ll forward them to Kathy B. and we’ll get the party started! Have fun!

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Letters to the Editor To the Editor: California isn’t the only place looking out for the welfare of ducks and geese. The Compass Group, a British company that caters events such as Wimbledon, has decided it will no longer serve foie gras due to ethical concerns. It’s an important reminder that California’s foie gras ban was the right thing to do, even as chefs and restaurants look for sneaky loopholes to continue serving diseased livers to diners. Birds force-fed for foie gras have up to four pounds of grain and fat pumped into their stomachs through metal pipes every day. The pipes sometimes puncture the birds’ throats, and the forcefeeding process causes their livers to balloon to as much as 10 times their natural size, sometimes causing their livers to burst. It is common for birds who have been force-fed to suffer from hepatic encephalopathy, a serious brain ailment that occurs when their livers fail. This seems radical for a moment of gustatory sensation. Hopefully other businesses and states will also find their moral compass and agree that it is better to have a big heart for animals’ welfare than to dine on their engorged livers, especially when chefs are capable of creating so many other wonderful options. /s/Chef Tanya Petrovna Palm Springs, CA 92262 Dear Editor:

And I'm reminded of television commercials. Programs are interrupted every few minutes with commercials--and worse still--repeating the same commercials to the insidious level of brainwashing, and always, the commercials higher in volume than the program itself. Advertisements have been a part of American lives for at least one hundred and fifty years, but now it's a constant presence in our lives. I know they pay for newspapers (subscriptions do not raise enough revenue) and they pay, too, for radio and TV programs, but they could be presented less frequently and less in your face. But that would mean less profits for radio and television stations, all of whom (with the exception of public radio and TV) sell air time. I don't know what can be done about it. Maybe contact with regular mail and email the companies that advertise in the media, asking for moderation in the frequency of advertisements and advertisements that are less offensive, and add that if these modest suggestions are not met, we will not buy their products. But, of course, that would take a mass campaign of an outraged public; and probably there are many people who are not bothered by advertisements and accept it as part of living in a modern society. However, the media uses words to exhort for profit, which is a corruption of the true purpose of words, and that purpose is for human beings to communicate with each other. /s/Dan D'Amelio Yucaipa, Ca. Sikhs

Every day Americans are fed daily doses of advertisements. The doses are provided in multiple ways: on billboards (near freeways and on the walls of sports events); on radio and TV; in newspapers; and in our regular mail and email.

Lyle, the Sikhs need exposure such as the story you printed about these wonderful people. I always thought when I saw a turban, it was a Muslim under it. Thanks for educating me and so many more people who do not understand the Sikh religion.

In the morning, to get the news headlines, my wife turns on KNX, a radio station that covers all of southern California and can be heard by millions, a station that boasts it's where "the news never stops," but a

I called the Sikhs temple in Escondido and spoke to Baljit. I gave my prayers on the carnage that happened in Wisconsin. /s/Angelo Caruso

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The Paper ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00055606-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Felisha Chavez on behalf of Kohl Rockwell, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Kohl Alexander Rockwell to Proposed name Kohl Alexander Chavez. 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:September 18th, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. 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 07/25/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 & 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-021684 The name of the business: PreVision Properties, located at 1903 San Marcos Dr., San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Karen I. Loera 1903 San Marcos Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business wasn/a. /s/Karen I. Loera This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/13/2012. 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 & 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019479 The name of the business: Anthony Lee Enterprise, A. L. Enterprise, located at 1868-119 Matin Circle, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: John C. Williams 1868-119 Matin Circle San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/John C. Williams This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2012. 8/02, 8/09, 8/16 and 8/23/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019925 The name of the business: MTZ Commander, located at 597 Iona Court, Escondido, CA. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Sergio Martinez 597 Iona Court Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Sergio Martinez, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/24/2012. 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020876 The name of the business: Trinity Motorsports, located at 1593 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Shasta Cerulli 1264 Hillcrest Lane Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Shasta Cerulli This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/03/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00055582-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Cheryl Ann Shattuck Crysler, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Cheryl Ann Shattuck Crysler to Proposed name Cheryl Ann Shattuck Morgan. 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:September 11th, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. 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 07/24/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/6/2012

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00056143-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Larry Arriaga filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Larry Arriaga and Marisol Margarita Arriaga, respectively, to Proposed name Larry Martinez and Marisol Margarita Martinez, 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:September 25th, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 08/08/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/6/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019850 The name of the business: CTEGGGVCC 2012, Committee to Elect Garry G. Garretson 2012, located at 2034 White Birch Dr., Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Garry Garretson 2034 White Birch Dr. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/1/2012. /s/Garry G. Garretson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/24/2012. 8/02, 8/09, 8/16 and 8/23/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019842 The name of the business: Property Management and Leasing, located at 1555 Grand Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Steven Berneth 1910 Elevado Rd. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/01/1992.. /s/Steven Berneth This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/24/2012.. 8/02, 8/09, 8/16 & 8/23/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020561

The name of the business: Timeless Toffee, located at 1219 E. Barham Dr., #12, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Donna M. Duggan 1219 E. Barham Dr., #12 San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/2012. /s/Donna M. Duggan This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020577 The name of the business: Secured Asset Funding, Inc., located at 910 W. San Marcos Bl., Ste 103, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Secured Asset Management Inc. 910 W. San Marcos Bl. Ste 103 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Joseph Petrocelli, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/01/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019423 The name of the business: Custom Cabinets, JR Carpentry, located at 1225 Granite Rd, San Marcos, Ca. 92069 , is hereby registered by the following: Raul Reyna Montiel and Es Meral Da Reyes Lucas 1225 Granite Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was n/a. /s/Raul Reyna Montiel This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/19/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012

/s/Michael Ronald Higgerson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/06/2012. 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020345

The name of the business: Anastos Contractors, located at 4207 Chasin St., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Alex Anastos 4207 Chasin St. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Alex Anastos This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/30/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020912 The name of the business: Hella Hard, Hella Hard Clothing, located at 750 Marigold Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Mustafa S. Konukcu 750 Marigold Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Mustafa S. Konukcu This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/03/2012. 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019511 The name of the business: The M.A.D. Studio Public Art Gallery, San Marcos, located at 1605 Griffin St., Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Lily Scherman 1605 Griffin St. Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lily Scherman This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 07/19/2012. 8/16, 8/23, 8/30 and 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020712 The name of the business: Pit Stop Diner, located at 815 Birmingham Dr., Cardiff, CA. 92007, is hereby registered by the following: Artemios and Theoni Kefallinos 2437 Unicorniao St. Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Theoni Kefallinos This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/02/2012. 8/16, 8/23/8/30 & 9/06/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020246 The name of the business: Chaplos Restaurant & Bar, located at 925 B St., San Diego, CA. 92101, is hereby registered by the following: The Lobby at the Old Chicago LP 925 B St., Ste 401 San Diego, Ca. 92101 This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Irene Pedroza, General Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/27/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-021154 The name of the business: LittleLiving Daycare, located at 923 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: FilteredLiving, LLC 923 Eucalyptus Avenue Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/April Brooks-Dresman, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/07/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-021158 The name of the business: Happiness Nails & Spa, located at 4140 Oceanside Blvd, #155, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Ameritran Investment, Inc. 369 Valley Heights Dr. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Binh Tran, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 8/07/2012. 8/09, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020859

The name of the business: Aroma Avenue, located at 1405 S. El Camino Real, #111B, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Royal State Investments, LLC 333 Paloma Bay Ct. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael Ronald Higgerson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Diego County on 08/03/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012 STATEMENT #2012-020981 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS The name of the business: Datapro, NAME Datapro Mapping Solutions, located STATEMENT at 4865 Frazee Rd. #914, Oceanside, #2012-021603 CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: The name of the business: Coast Michael Ronald Higgerson North, located aT 31970 Via 4865 Frazee Rd. #914 Giannelli, Bonsall, CA. 92003, is Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an hereby registered by the following: individual. First day of business was Cindy T. Lloyd n/a. 31970 Via Giannelli

Bonsall, CA. 92003 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Cindy T. Lloyd This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/13/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012

AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00054359-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Piper Jaclyn Lichty, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Piper Jaclyn Lichty to Proposed name Piper Jaclyn Martin. 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:September 25th, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. 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 07/26/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00056397-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Violetta Inna Sansone and Steven Van Sansone, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Scarlett Colleen Sansone to Proposed name Francesca Colleen Sansone. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: October 2, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated 08/16/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-021930

The name of the business: Conscious Awareness, Conscious Awareness Institute, located at 900 La Fiesta Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Riti Ei Angeli 900 La Fiesta Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Riti Di Angeli This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/16/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012

August 23, 2012

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-022228 The name of the business: North County Welding and Fabrication, North County Fabrication, North County Welding, located at 255 Walnut Hills Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Michael A and Loren Solce 255 Walnut Hills Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael A. Solce This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/20/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-021843 The name of the business: Innovative Commercial Funding, located at 719 Almond Road, San Baha’is have been described as Mrcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: a kind, Paul T. and Lisa A. Socia gentle people. Would you like 719 Almond Road San Marcos, Ca. 92078 to know more? Call anyone This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of listed here from your city/neighbusiness was 8/15/12. borhood. /s/Paul T. Socia This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/15/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-022130 The name of the business: Groutsmith San Diego, located at 705 Center Drive, Suite 108, San Marcos, Ca. 92069 is hereby registered by the following: GAV Investments, LLC 705 Center Drive Suite 108-252 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Janice Goka, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 08/17/2012. 8/23, 8/30, 9/6 and 9/13/2012

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