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by lyle e davis In this age of space exploration, trips to the moon, to Mars, studying the solar system, we sometimes forget that there was an earlier period of exploration. Indeed, these explorations wound up causing our nation to grow, to expand its borders, to harvest its riches, to become . . . America.

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written, without spelling or grammar correction: Daniel Potts Letter 1 [Addressed to Thomas Cochlen] Rocky Mountains, July 7, 1824 Dear and respected friend,

These were hardy men and women . . . some barely able to read or write . . . but very adept at adjusting to their local environment and the demands the areas made upon them.

I take this as the only oppertunity to write to you and beg to be excused for my bad spelling and writing. I have more knews than I am able to communicate whereas I will give you the most important.

Here are a series of letters by one of those pioneer explorers, Daniel Potts . . . writing from the Rocky Mountains. They are published, as

After leaving you I arrived in Illanois in July the same year and tarried there until mid winter and from thence to Masuri

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Above right, Blackfoot Indians on a Buffalo hunt; bottom left, a mountain stream in the ; bottom center, Rocky Mountain scene; bottom right, a geyser at Yellowstone National Park where I tarried until spring from there I embarked for the Rocky Mountains and the Columbia for the purpose of hunting and traping and trading with the Indians in a company of about one hundred men. We hoisted our Sails on the third day of April 1822 at Saint Lewis and arived at Cedar fort about the middle of July when we where reduced to the sad necessity of eating any thing we could catch

as our provition where exhausted and no game to be had, being advanced five hundred miles above the fronteers, we were glad to get a Dog to eat and I have seen some geather the skins of Dogs up through the Camp sing and roast them and eat hearty this so discouraged me that I was determined to turn tail up stream and bear my cours down in company with eight others and by the way lost from the others without gun amunition provision or even cloths to my back of account being four hundred miles from aney white people or even knowing where to find Indians; now my dear friend how must I have felt young Birds, frogs, and Snakes where exceptable food with me

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Page 2 - August 09, 2012 ‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 1 and not means of fire I in the course of a few days fortunately fell in with a party of Indians who treated me with great humanity and tarried with them four days and then fell in with a trader who conducted me within 350 miles of the fronteers he being able to give me but little aid I tarried but three days when I started with provition consisting of only 3/4 of a pound of Buffaloe suet and arived at the fronteers in six days were by eating too much and starvation I was taken with a severe spell of sickness which all but took my life. I here met with a second Boat and ascended the Masuri the second time and arived at the mouth of Mussel Shell on the latter end of November where I wintered with thirteen others here was a remarkable escape of my scalp as two larg parteys of Indians winterd within twenty miles of us and our better enemys the blackfeet this place is in latitude 48. the River froze to the emmence thickness of four feet and did not brake up until the fourth of April and we embarked in Canoes on the 6th and on the 11th I was severely wounded by a wiping stick

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle

This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! The Lecture An elderly man is stopped by the police around 2 a.m. and is asked where he is going at this time of night. The man replies, "I am on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking and staying out late." The officer then asks, "Really? Who is giving that lecture at this time of night?" The man replies, "That would be my wife." ••••• No one believes seniors . . . .

Dear and Respected Brother, After I left Philadelphia, I was taken with a severe spell of rheumatism which continued with me for about two months. I arrived in Illinois on the 1st of July in the same year, where I remained until March following, when I took my deparure for Missouri, from thence immediately entered on an expedition of Henry and Ashly, bound for the Rocky Mountain and Columbia River. In this enterprize I consider it unnecessary to give you all the particulars appertaining to my travell I left St. Louis on April 3d, 1822, under command of Andrew

Henry with a boat and one hundred men and arrived at Council Bluffs on May 1st; from thence we ascended the river to Cedar Fort, about five hundred miles. Here our provisions being exhausted, and no prospect of game near at hand, I concluded to make the best of my way back in company with eight others, and unfortunately was separated from them. By being too accessary in this misfortune, I was left in the Prarie without arms or any means of making fire, and half starved to death. Now taking into consideration my situation, about three hundred and fifty miles from my frontier Post, this would make the most cruel heart sympathise for me. The same day I met with three Indians, whom I hailed, and on my advancing they prepared for action by presenting their arms, though I approached them without hesitation, and gave them my hand. They conducted me to their village, where I was treated with the greatest humanity imaginable. There I remained four days, during which time they had many religious ceremonies too tedious to insert, after which I met with some traders who conducted me as far down as the ? Village - this being two hundred miles from the Post. I departed alone as before, with only about 1/4 lb. suet, and in six days reached the

Post where I met with Gen. Ashley, on a second expedition, with whom I entered for the second time, and arrived at the mouth of Yellow Stone about the middle of October. This is one of the most beautiful situations I ever saw; from this I immediately embarked for the mouth of Muscle Shell, in company with twenty one others and shortly after our arrival, eight men returned to the former place. Here the game being very scarce, the prospect was very discouraging, though after a short time the Buffaloes flocked in in great abundance; likewise the Mountain Goats; the like I have never seen since. Twenty six of the latter were slain in the compass of 100 yards square, in the space of two hours. During the winter the Buffaloes came into our camp, one of which I was induced to charge upon by our company without fire arms, at first with a tomahawk only. After approaching very close, the Bull prepared for action with the most dismal look and sprang at me. When within one leap of me, I let fly the tomahawk, which caused him to retreat. After returning to our cabin, I was induced to make the second

everyone thinks they are senile.

Sally said, “No.”

"and I'll get him in the course."

An elderly couple was celebrating their sixtieth anniversary. The couple had married as childhood sweethearts and had returned to their old neighborhood after they retired. Holding hands, they walked back to their old school. It was not locked, so they entered, and found the old desk they had shared, where Andy had carved I love you, Sally.

Andy said, “She’s lying. She hid it up in the attic.”

So, his father sends the dog and $1,000.

Sally said, “Don’t believe him, he’s getting senile.”

About two-thirds of the way through the semester, the money again runs out. The boy calls home.

being shot through both knees which brought me to the ground this disabled me for the springs hunt and allmost for everI shall now bid farewell and desire you to remember my best respects to all my enquiring friends particular J. Taylor J. McCalla, C. Morris, and J. Mather inform them I am in good health and spirits I remain with high respect your moste particular friend &c. Daniel T. Potts Daniel Potts Letter 2 Rocky Mountains, July 16, 1826

On their way back home, a bag of money fell out of an armored car, practically landing at their feet. Sally quickly picked it up and, not sure what to do with it, they took it home. There, she counted the money - fifty thousand dollars! Andy said, “We’ve got to give it back.” Sally said, “Finders keepers.” She put the money back in the bag and hid it in their attic. The next day, two police officers were canvassing the neighborhood looking for the money, and knocked on their door. “Pardon me, did either of you find a bag that fell out of an armored car yesterday?”

The agents turned to Andy and began to question him. One said: “Tell us the story from the beginning.” Andy said, “Well, when Sally and I were walking home from school yesterday .... The first police officer turned to his partner and said, “We’re outta here!” "Ole Blue" A young cowboy from Texas goes off to college. Half way through the semester, having foolishly squandered all his money .... he calls home. "Dad," he says, "You won't believe what modern education is developing! They actually have a program here in Missoula that will teach our dog, Ole' Blue how to talk!"

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"So how's Ole' Blue doing son?" his father asks. "Awesome, Dad, he's talking up a storm," he says, "but you just won't believe this -- they've had such good results they have started to teach the animals how to read!" "Read!?" says his father, "No kidding! How do we get Blue in that program?" "Just send $2,500, I'll get him in the class." The money promptly arrives. But our hero has a problem. At the end of the year, his father will find out the dog can neither talk, nor read. So he shoots the dog.

"That's amazing," his Dad says. "How do I get Ole' Blue in that program?"

When he arrives home at the end of the year, his father is all excited.

"Just send him down here with $1,000," the young cowboy says

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‘‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 2 attempt, armed with tomahawk, knife and spear, accompanied by five or six others armed. After traveling a short distance, we discovered the Beast, and in a concealed manner I approached him within fifty yards, when he discovered me, and made a rapid retreat, though, there being much falling timber, I soon overtook him - finding there was no escape he made battle. On the first onset, I put out one eye with the spear; the second failed in the other eye; on the third I pierced him to the heart, and immediately despatched him. The winter set in early, and the ice on the river froze to the immense thickness of four feet and the snow of an ordinary depth. The river did not discharge itself until the 4th of April; on the 5th we were visited by a party of Indians, and on the 6th we embarked in canoes for the river Judith. In about one day's travel we discovered where a party of Indians had wintered who were our enemies, but fortunately had not discovered us. On the 11th, I was severely wounded through both knees by an accidental discharge of a rifle; whereby I was obliged to be conducted to our establishment at the mouth of Yellow Stone; here I remained until September. We were favored by the arrival of Major Henry from the Ariccarees who had departed from this place with a small brigade for the relief of Gen. Ashley, who was defeated by that nation, with the loss of sixteen killed and fourteen wounded, out of forty men. After Major Henry joined them and the troops from Council Bluffs, under command of Col Levengworth, they gave them battle; the loss of our enemy was from sixty to seventy. The number of the wounded not known, as they evacuated their village in the night. On our part there was only two wounded, but on his return he was fired upon by night by a party of Mannans wherein two was killed and as many wounded. Only two of our guns were fired which dispatched an Indian and they retreated. Shortly after his arrival we embarked for the big Horn on the Yellow Stone in the Crow Indian country, here I made a small hunt for Beaver. From this place we crossed the first range of Rocky Mountain into a large and beautiful valley adorned with many flowers and interspersed with many useful herbs. At the upper end of this valley on the Horn is the most beautiful scene of nature I have ever seen. It is a large boiling spring at the foot of a small

burnt mountain about two rods in diameter and depth not ascertained, discharging sufficient water for an overshot mill, and spreading itself to a considerable width forming a great number of basons of various shapes and sizes, of incrustation of sediment, running in this, manner for the space of 200 feet, there falling over a precipice of about 30 feet perpendicular into the head of the horn or confluence of Wind River. From thence across the 2d range of mountains to Wind River Valley. In crossing this mountain I unfortunately froze my feet and was unable to travel from the loss of two toes. Here I am obliged to remark the humanity of the natives (the Indians) towards me, who conducted me to their village, into the lodge of their Chief, who regularly twice a day divested himself of all his clothing except his breech clout, and dressed my wounds, until I left them. Wind River is a beautiful transparent stream, with hard gravel bottom about 70 or 80 yards wide, rising in the main range of Rocky Mountains, running E.N.E, finally north through a picteresque small mountain bearing the name of the stream: after it discharges through this mountain it loses its name. The valleys near the head of this river and its tributary streams are tolerably timbered with cotton wood, willow, &c. The grass and herbage are good and plenty, of all the varieties common to this country. In this valley the snow rarely falls more than three to four inches deep and never remains more than three or four days, although it is surrounded by stupendous mountains. Those on S. W. and N. are covered with eternal snow. The mildness of the winter in this valley may readily be imputed to the immense number of Hot Springs which rise near the head of the river. I visited but one of those which rise to the south of the river in a level plain of prairie, and occupies about two acres; this is not so hot as many others but I suppose to be boiling as the outer verge was nearly scalding hot. There is also an Oil Spring in this valley, which discharges 60 or 70 gallons of pure oil per day. The oil has very much the appearance, taste and smell of British Oil. From this valley we proceeded by S. W. direction over a tolerable route to the heads of Sweet Water, a small stream which takes an eastern course and falls into the north fork of the Great Platt, 70 or 80 miles below. This stream rises and runs on the highest ground in all this country. The winters are extremely, and even the summers are disagreeably cold.

We past here about the middle of July last, the ice froze near half an inch in a kettle. Notwithstanding the intense cold this country is well covered with grass herbage and numberless Alpine plants. After crossing the above mentioned stream, we took a more westerly direction over high rolling Prairies to a small branch of a considerable river, known to us by the name of Seet Kadu, and to Spaniard, by Green River, and is supposed to discharge itself into the Bay of California. This river has a bold running current, 80 or 90 yards wide, & bears a S. E. direction. It falls from the Rocky Mountains in many small rivulets, on which were considerable beaver. This valley, like all others I have seen in this country, is surrounded by mountains, those to S. W. and N. are covered with eternal snow, near the tops. Columbia Mountain, lying N. is the highest I ever saw, and perhaps the highest in North America. It stands rather detached and majestic, beginning abruptly towards the E. and terminating toward N. W. Its tops are the repository of eternal winter. In clear weather its appearance is truly sublime and reflects the brilliancy of the diamond in its various colours. This mountain gives rise to many streams, the principal are the Yellow Stone and Wind River. The southern branches of the Missouri are Seets Kadu and Lewis river, and others of smaller note. After passing from this valley, in a S. W. direction we had very good travelling over an inconsiderable ridge, we fell on a considerable river, called Bear River, which rises to the S. in the Utaw Mountains, bears N. 80 or 90 miles, when it turns short to the S. W. and S. and after passing two mountains, discharges itself into the Great Salt Lake. On this river and its tributary streams, and adjacent country, we have taken beaver with great success. Since the autumn of 1824, you have no doubt heard, and will hear by the public prints, of the furs brought in by Gen. Ashley, which were the product of our toils. The first valley as you approach from the head of the river, is a small sweet lake, about 120 miles in circumference, with beautiful clear water, and when the wind blows has a splendid appearance. There is also to be found in this valley a considerable sour spring near the most northerly swing of the river. The valley is scantily supplied with timber, as is the case with most of the low grounds of this country. The second, or Willow Valley, is better supplied on this

point - this valley has been our chief place of rendezvous and wintering ground. Numerous streams fill in through this valley, which, like the others, is surrounded by stupendous mountains which are unrivalled for beauty and serenity of scenery. You here have a view of all the varieties, plenty of ripe fruit, an abundance of grass just springing up, and buds beginning to shoot, while the higher parts of the mountains are covered with snow, all within 12 or 15 miles of this valley. The river passes through a small range of mountains, and enters the valley that borders on the Great Salt Lake. The G. S. Lake lies in a circular form from N. E. to N. W. the larger circle being to S. it is about 400 miles in circumference, and has no discharge or outlet, it is generally shallow near the beach, and has several islands, which rise like pyramyds from its surface. The western part of the lake is so saturated with salt, as not to dissolve any more when thrown into it. The country on S. W. and N. W. is very barren, bearing but little more than wild sage, and short grass. The S. E. and E are fertile, especially near the outlet of the Utaw Lake and Weber's river. The former is about 30 yards wide at its mouth, the later from 50 to 60, and very deep. This river rises to the E. in the Utaw Mountains, and in its course passes through three mountains, to where it enters the lake. We expect to start in a short time to explore the country lying S. W. of the Great Lake, where we shall probably winter. This country has never yet been visited by any white person - from thence to what place I cannot say, but expect the next letter will be dated at the mouth of Columbia. My long absence has created a desire to hear from you, as well as the rest of my people, also my associates. I have been on the very eve of returning this summer, but owing to this unexplored country, which I have a great curiosity to see, I have concluded to remain one or two years. We celebrated the 4th of July, by firing three rounds of small arms, and partook of a most excellent dinner, after which a number of political toasts were drunk. D.T.P. Daniel Potts Letter 3 Sweet Lake July 8th 1827 Respectid Brother A few dass since our trader arived by whom I received two letters one from Dr. Lukens the other from yourself under date

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Page 4 - August 09, 2012 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in ICE Sweep Escondido, San Marcos, Vista and Oceanside gave up 16 illegal immigrants as part of the haul of 31 individuals arrested in an ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) sweep of North County. Federal authorities swept in on criminal immigrants last week in a concentrated effort. In addition to Escondido, San Marcos, Vista and Oceanside, arrests were made in San Diego, Encinitas, El Cajon, Chula Vista and La Mesa. The agency zeroed in on criminal illegal immigrants and illegal immigrants who had been deported before. Oceanside Bridge To Be Named for Slain Officer The Oceanside City Council completed a number of agenda items last week, including the naming of a bridge after slain Oceanside police officer, Dan Bessant, as well as approving a two year contract with firefighters, approved the building of a

Local News new skateboard park on Alex Road and agreed to defer developer impact fees. The Pacific Street Bridge over the San Luis Rey River will be renamed in honor of Officer Bessant. The vote was unanimous. Bessant was killed in a December 2006 gang shooting by a gang sniper. He was 25 at the time of his death. The two teenagers who were convicted of his murder both received life sentences in prison without possibility of parole. The skate park, also passing on a unanimous vote, is expected to cost $850,000 with $429,000 of that amount covered by a federal grant, $25,000 from the Tony Hawk Foundation, and the rest by developer fees. Not all votes were unanimous. It was a 3-2 vote on the firefighter’s contract, with Mayor Jim Wood, Councilmembers Jack Feller and Sanchez voting for it, Councilmembers Jerry Kern and Gary Fellen voting against it. Wednesday’s event are in: 62 new homes ... a new one-day record for Escondido Humane Society. That includes 15 dogs, 44 cats, and 3 rabbits. We have two rescued pups in our home and they give us great joy and many hours of laughter and affection. If you’re missing any of those elements in your life, give the folks at the Escondido Humane Society a call at 760.888.2275. They’ll treat you right.

Man About Town Three great big cheers and a couple woof-woof’s to Sally Costello and her band of troops that save dogs n’ cats n’ bunny rabbits . . . and all kinds of neat and affectionate animals. Sally heads up the Escondido Humane Society. They just had a special adoption day and their official adoption numbers from last

Those folks on the coast may want to call Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 760-7536413. Or, if you have a hankering for Chihuahuas . . . contact admin@forgottenpaws.org. (They have other dogs as well . . . but are partial to Chihuahuas.) Sad to see old friend Scott Kuhnly pass away. He died at 11am on , July 27th, at Palomar Hospital of congestive heart failure. Scott had quadruple bypass surgery a few years ago . . . and was also a diabetic. A combination of ailments combined to take this brilliant and masterful

Not Guilty Plea Entered in Fatal Escondido Crash Brian Joseph Webb II, 34, of Murietta, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment last Wednesday, to charges of gross vehicular manslaughter. Authorities say he was going the wrong way on I-15 and caused a crash that killed a motorcyclist, Robin Vaughn, of Escondido. Prosecutors say Webb’s blood alcohol level was 0.301 percent in an earlier DUI conviction. He failed a field sobriety test at the scene, according to police. Webb was free on bail following his earlier DUI arrest. Because of two earlier DUI convictions, an angry judge ordered Webb jailed in lieu of $5 million bail. The Nordahl Bridge: When Will It Be Done? As Phase II of the work on the Nordahl Road Bridge begins, all seems well. The closure of the structure planned for July 20 through 23, worked out very well, painter away from us. I own three paintings by Scott. While they have increased greatly in value with his passing, they are not for sale. They just mean too much to me. Sadly, he doesn’t have a lot of inventory of paintings that his estate can sell. Scott would sell his paintings about as fast as he’d paint them. I told him several times I thought he priced his paintings too low but money was never Scott’s primary consideration. He simply loved to paint. He was mighty good at it. Had to chuckle when good friend, Nick Ponce, told me, “ Sorry to hear about Scott... I would tease him and say.. "Use thicker paint, I can still see the numbers." Scott would just have given that silly grin of his, flashed his mischievous twinkling eyes, and enjoyed the good natured razzing. Scott loved The Paper and never missed a chance to tell me so. Loved the jokes, loved

construction crews were able to start the rebuilding of the west side of the bridge and appear to be on target to finish the constructiion in early fall, if not before. CalTrans officials confirm their crews have been working non-stop, around the clock. As a result, they say constuction will be complete in about nine months, compared to the normal construction time for a comparable project of a year and a half. CalTrans officials report they are quite happy with the contractor. Traffic heading for the major shopping center and Costco had to suffer through long lines at the offramps on both east and westbound 78 . . . but once the weekend closure, after crews had completed the new ramps in both directions, a noticeable difference in traffic flow was readily apparent. The project replaces the outdated bridge with a larger, higher overpass to accommodate truck traffic and make the structure compatible with ‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 10 the cover stories, and enjoyed the editorials, even when he disagreed with us. Scott was somewhat Liberal, The Paper leans toward the Moderate/Conservative/Libe rtarian side. Somehow, we remained the best of friends even when we differed philosophically. We shall miss Scott Kuhnly. ••••• Looking to empty out that way overstuffed garage or attic? Or storage locker? Got just the answer for you. Those rascals over at Escondido’s Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club are at it again. They’re hold a garage sale on Saturday, August 25th from 7am till 2pm. They can use those treasures you no longer need. You can bring them by, place them in a giant storage bin, Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. It all takes place as 125 W. Mission, in Escondido. Call Kiwanian John Trudell, at 760.747.0961 - he’ll arrange ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 5


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‘‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 3 of January 1827 which gives me great congratulation to hear that you are both happy wilst I am unhappy also to hear from my friends shortly after writing to you last year I took my departure for the Black-foot Country much against my will as I could not make a party for any other rout. We took a northerly direction about fifty miles where we cross Snake river or the South fork of Columbia at the forks of Henrys & Lewis's forks at this place we was dayly harrased by the Black-feet from thence up Henrys or North fork which bears North of East thirty miles and crossed a large ruged Mountain which sepparates the two forks from thence East up the other fork to its source which heads on the top of the great chain of Rocky Mountains which sepparates the water of the Atlantic from that of the Pacific. At or near this place heads the Luchkadee or Callifon Stinking fork Yellow-stone South fork of Masuri and Henrys fork all those head at an angular point that of the Yellow-stone has a large fresh water lake near its head on the verry top of the Mountain which is about one Hundrid by fourty miles in diameter and as clear as crystal

on the south borders of this lake is a number of hot and boiling springs, some of water and others of most beautiful fine clay and resembles that of a mush pot and throws its particles to the immense height of from twenty to thirty feet in height. The clay is white and of a pink and water appear fathomless as the it appears to be entirely hollow under neath. There is also a number of places where the pure suphor is sent forth in abundance one of our men Visited one of those wilst taking his recreation there at an instan the earth began a tremendous trembling and he with dificulty made his escape when an explosion took place resembling that of thunder. During our stay in that quarter I heard it every day. From this place by a circutous rout to the Nourth west we returned two others and myself pushed on in the advance for the purpose of accumalating a few more Bever and in the act of passing through a narrow confine in the Mountain we where met plumb in face by a large party of Black-feet Indians who not knowing our number fled into the mountain in confusion and we to a small grove of wil-

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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4 for someone to unlock the storage locker and you can drop off your no-longer needed treasures. Sorry gals, we cannot accept crotchety old husbands. Husbands, send picture of wife first, together with a behavioral report before they determine whether the candidate is acceptable or not. Most everything else is fair game. Old fishing gear, stereos, computers, software, clothing, dishware, bedding, beds, stoves, dryers, washers, you name it, we’ll find a place for it. The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido will then hold their garage sale from 7am to 2pm on Saturday, August 25th. The proceeds will go to the the organization, then back to the community. The Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club has, for years, used many of the funds they raise for worthwile club projects, including “Operation Hero,”

that honors returning Wounded Warriors, agencies that service area children, Rady Children’s Hospital, scholarships, and they also suppor Kiwanis International drives to eradicate disease. It happens on the same day as the garage sale . . . there is a convenient car wash at the same location and at the same time. The funds raised at the car wash will go to support Project Eliminate . . . a Kiwanis International project to help eliminate neonatal tetanus world wide. The goal of Kiwanis is to totally eliminate Neonatal Tetanus by the year 2015. So, guys and gals, get busy sorting out those items in your garages, attics, storage lockers, back yards, spare bedrooms . . . load ‘em up, call John Trudell at 760.747.0961 - arrange a time to meet with the “Keeper of the Key.” Unload your treasure and know that your no longer needed treasure will be benefitting a great organiza-


The

Social Butterfly

Page 6 - August 09, 2012 addition to your outstanding efforts in Crown Heights, your supervisory staff received numerous calls and letters from various community groups, citizens, and non-profit organizations commending you (Officer Lyons) for your genuine concern for those who live, work, and visit the City of Oceanside.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Officer Matt Lyons Named Officer of the Quarter

The Officer of the Quarter award recognizes police department employees who have provided exemplary service to the community or performed in a manner worthy of recognition. Lyons is a retired U.S. Marine of 22 years and a 12-year veteran of the Oceanside Police Department.

Amanda Rowland San Pasqual High School

The Oceanside Police Department named Officer Matt Lyons as the Officer of the Quarter Award for the Second Quarter of 2012. Lyons was selected because of his diligence and proactive focus within the Crown Heights Neighborhood where, prior to his assignment to this beat, there was a spike in gang activity to include gang related homicides and a series of shootings. During this quarter, Officer Lyons took it upon himself to take extra steps, both on and off duty, to assure residents in this community of the department’s commitment to reduce crime and the fear of crime in their neighborhood. These steps included but were not limited to meeting with the staff of North County Lifeline at the Americanization School on a regular basis, spending quality time with community youth, serving as a neighborhood ambassador, and encompassing the community policing philosophy to build partnerships and immediately address crime issues swiftly and fairly. The Commander of the Field Operation Division, Captain Tom Aguigui, said in his letter announcing the award, "In

Daisy Arroyo Escondido High School

Other recipients of scholarships were Melinda Lopez, Escondido H.S., nursing student at Cal State San Marcos; Cassidy Savoia, Orange Glen H.S., will study psychology at Cal State San Marcos, Noelle Buencomino from

Meetings/Events Calendar Escondido Chamber’s “Business After 5 Mixer” is Today, Thursday, August 9 – The Vineyard at Escondido, 925 San Pasqual Road, Escondido, is the location for the Mixer, from 5-7pm. Good food, prizes, drinks, and great conversation, are promised. Cost is $10/chamber members and $15/non-members/guests. For more info, call the Chamber at 760.745.2125.

Scholarship Foundation of Woman’s Club Awards Scholarships The Scholarship Foundation of the Woman’s Club of Escondido (WCE) awarded scholarships to several local North County students recently. Those in attendance at a luncheon in their honor were (1) Daisy Arroyo from Escondido High School, a nursing student planning to attend Cal State San Marcos, (2) Amanda Rowland, San Pasqual High School, who wants to be a Special Education Teacher and will be attending Palomar College. Esther Barcoma, the Counselor from Escondido High School, was also welcomed.

The Assistance League’s Thrift Store at 2068 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, sells the donated handbags, and proceeds are used to support the organization’s five philanthropic programs. This year two Partners in Assistance League Service members (PALS) supported the event by wearing tuxedos and offering chocolate-covered strawberries to customers. Visit www.assistanceleague.info for more information, or follow on Facebook.

Esther Barcoma, Counselor, Escondido High School

All three photos by Sharon Prince, WCE member Orange Glen H.S., to study nursing at Cal State San Marcos, and Silvia Morales, San Pasqual H.S., to attend Palomar College to study nursing or social work. Counselors who could not attend were Kathy Swaniker from San Pasqual and Sara Steadry from Orange Glen. Also, very instrumental in this process was Counselor helper, Miriam Higer. Assistance League Partners with Brighton Collectibles

Pictured are (l-r) Ron Pickett, Brighton Collectibles owner Angela Pettit, and Kip Hering. For the third year, Brighton Collectibles of Westfield Mall Escondido has selected Assistance League of Inland North County as its charity recipient for their “gently used” handbags donated by customers during Handbag Trade-In.

“The Reflexx” to Perform at San Marcos Concert - ”The Reflexx,” a highenergy dance and show band specializing in music of the 80’s, will perform at the Wood House Gardens in Woodland Park, 1148 Rock Springs Road, San Marcos, on Friday, August 10 at 7:30pm. Gate opens at 6pm. Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Desserts and beverages will be available for purchase, or bring your own picnic. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the San Marcos Community Center. Prices are $6 presale; $8 at the door. All children under 12 are free for this concert. Parking is free. For tickets or further information, call 760.744.9000 or visit www.sanmarcos.net. Volunteer Opportunities – The Community Housing Works, a non-profit that helps people and neighborhoods by providing a full range of housing options combined with training and educational support. The “Running Readers” program is a reading enhancement program designed to ignite a passion for reading in students Kindergarten through third grade. Volunteers work with a small group of children through read alouds, shared reading, interactive activities, and more! Many students have never had an adult spend time reading to them. Volunteers are asked to make a threemonth commitment of 1-hour a week between 3-6pm at the Escondido location. If interested in volunteering, starting this September, or would like more information about Community Housing Works and the Running Readers program, contact kkean@chworks.org or call 760.546.1618, ext 5418. Need a speaker at your club meeting? Call Kelly Kean, Education Program Specialist. Correction, “The Beauty of the Ordinary” Art Show – The Reception will be on Sunday, August 12, from 24pm at the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe, 640 Alta Vista Dr., Vista, and will include complimentary refreshments and music by guitarist Peter Pupping. For info, call the Adobe Gallery at 760.639.6164. Antique, Art and Collectibles Show is Sunday, August 12 – The North San Diego Antique, Art, and Collectibles Show showcases antiques, fine art, vintage items, memorabilia, unusual collectibles, and more. The show is held the second Sunday of each month from 9am-3pm, at the California Center for the Arts, 340 No. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Parking and admission are free. Professional appraisals of antiques and

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‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 6 vintage items are available from 10am2pm, at $5 per item, with a limit of three items per customer. Vendor space is available by reservation. For info, contact Jane at 760.580.1505, or email nsdacs@yahoo.com. Join the Rally Protesting Cap and Trade on August 15 in Sacramento Friends for Saving California Jobs Protest Rally and Mock Carbon Credit Auction on August 15 to stop California Cap and Trade – Darcy Brandon, Action Group Leader of the Tri-City Tea Party, invites you to join the Friends for Saving California Jobs Protest Rally and Mock Carbon Credit Auction to stop California Cap and Trade. Check the website at www.friendsforcajobs.com for more information, www.tri-cityteaparty.org or call 760613.8628. The TCTP believes that now is the time that the Conservative voice of Truth be spoken and public outcry be heard from WE the People. Children’s films to be Shown in Oceanside – Tickets are on sale now for the Children’s Film Festival this year in Oceanside. The Oceanside International Film Festival-2012 opens Thursday, August 16, at 5pm with a red carpet arrival and reception of filmmakers at Star Theatre, 402 No. Coast Hwy., Oceanside. The festival continues through August 19. Many films are made by children and for children, which goes in line with the fundraising nature of the festival’s parent non-profit organization, Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF). The goal is to inspire the young to further explore their talents in the arts, while raising funds to support their talents and dreams. For information, email OIFF@ocaf.info, and check the OIFF Facebook page at www.facebook.com/likeOIFF. Oceanside International Film Festival – Kicks off the season on August 16-19. It

‘‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 5 lows here we made every prepparation for battle after which finding our enemy as much allarmed as ourselves we mounted our Hourses which where heavyly loaded we took the back retreat. The Indian raised a tremendious Yell and showered down from the Mountain top who had almost cut off our retreat we here put whip to our Horses and they pursued us in close quarters until we reached the plains when we left them behind. On this trip one man was closely fired on by a party Black-feet several others where closely pursued. On this trip I have lost one Horse by accident and the last spring two by the Utaws who killed them them for the purpose eatting one of which was a favourite Buffaloe Horse this loss cannot be computed at less than four hundred and fifty Dollars by this you may conclude keeps my nose cllose to the grind stone A few Days previous to my arival at this place a party of about 120 Black feet approachid the Camp and killed a Snake and his squaw the alarm was immediately given and the Snakes Utaws and Whites sallied forth for battle the enemy fled to the Mountain to a small concavity thickly

was founded and is sponsored by Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (www.ocaf.info), the festival showcases narrative features, documentaries, shorts, animation, and student works from filmmakers who have not yet signed distribution agreements and look for recognition among wider audiences. The official opening is on Thursday, August 16 at 5pm with a red carpet arrival film industries stars and reception of filmmakers at Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy., Oceanside. Tickets are now on sale. For a full schedule of the 50 films, go to http://www.ocaf.info/oceanside-international-film-festival/schedule-of-events. For Voicemail, call 760.433.3632, or email OIFF@ocaf.info. FREE Beatles Tribute Concert - “The Hollywood Beetles” a Beatles Tribute band, will perform at Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Drive, San Marcos, on Friday, August 17, starting at 6pm. Pre-show entertainment begins at 5pm. Beach chairs or blankets are recommended for lawn seating. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. For further information, call 760.744.9000 or visit www.sanmarcos.net. Orchid Society to Hold Orchid Auction – On Saturday, August 18, the Palomar Orchid Society will hold their annual Orchid Auction, at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Drive, Lake San Marcos. The event is set for 11am for viewing, and will include hundreds of flowering orchids, many rare, and other items to be auctioned off at 12noon. Learn about orchids and their cultivation with numerous orchid experts on hand for questions. Free to the public. For information, go to www.palomarorchid.org. “Victory Escondido 2012” – The local Republican Headquarters will be holding its Grand Opening on Saturday, August 18, from 2-4pm, at 237 West Grand Avenue, Escondido. Elected representatives throughout San Diego County, as

groon with small timber surrounded by open ground In this engagement the squaws where busily engaged in throwing up batterys an draging off the dead there was only six whites engaged in this battle who immediately advanced within pistol shot and you may be assured that almost every shot counted one the loss of the Snakes was three killed and the same same wounded that of the Whites one wounded and two narrowly made their his escape that of the Utaws was none though who gained great applause for their bravery the loss of the enemy is not known six where found dead on the ground besides a great number where carried off on Horses. Tomorrow I depart for the west we are all in good health and expect hope that this letter will find you in the same situation I wish you to remember my best respects to all enquiring friends particularly your wife Remain yours most affectionately Vc Danl. T Potts I inform you I wrote Dr Lukens under the same date and wish you to write me immediately on the receipt of this after the former direction giving me the

well as candidates, have been invited. This free event is open to the public. For more info, contact “Victory Escondido 2012 at 760.480.0120, or visit www.victoryescondido2012.org. “Music for the Soul” is Theme of Luncheon – The San Marcos-Vista Christian Women’s Club luncheon will be on Monday, August 20, at 11:30am at the lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, San Marcos. Cost is $17 inclusive. The speaker is Arlene Hart, “A Singer Enthusiast” from Corona, a professional musician and motivational speaker who incorporates music throughout her talk as she describes unbelievable forgiveness in unthinkable circumstances. The special feature, “A Wow Moment,” will be presented by Kristen D’eliseo, RN, who will give some tips on how to stop or slowdown the aging process. Guests and walk-ins are welcome. Sample some special anti-aging products; gifts will be given away; listen to soul stirring music, and meet the speaker. The Club has no membership or dues. All ladies are invited. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women’s Club. For more info, go to www.stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Daisy at 760.591.0155, or Carolyn at 760.744.0957. Councilman Mike Morasco to Speak at TERC Meeting – At the August 20 meeting of The Escondido Republican Club (TERC), Escondido City Councilman Mike Morasco will be the guest speaker and will give an update of the progress the City has made since he was appointed to the Council and about his future goals for the City. Morasco is running for reelection to the Council in the November 6 General Election. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant located at 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am, with the buffet lunch and meeting beginning promptly at noon and concluding at 1pm. A reservation is necessary. Cost is $14/person. RSVP by calling

price of Bever. Daniel Potts Letter 4 [Addressed to Dr. Lukens] Sweet Water Lake, July 8th 1827 Shortly after our arrival last fall in winter quarters, we made preparations to explore the country lying south west of the Great Salt Lake. Having but little or no winter weather, six of us took our departure about the middle of February, and proceeded by forced marches into the country by way of the Utaw Lake - which lies about 80 miles south of the Sweet Water Lake, is thirty miles long and ten broad. It is plentifully supplied with fish, which form the principal subsistence of the Utaw tribe of Indians. We passed through a large swamp of bullrushes, when suddenly the lake presented itself to our view. On its banks were a number of buildings constructed of bullrushes, and resembling muskrat houses. These we soon discovered to be wigwams, in which the Indians remained during the stay of the ice. As there is not a tree within three miles, their principal fuel is bullrushes. This is a most beautiful country. It is intersected by a number of transparent streams. The grass is at this time from six to twelve

760.743.1195. For more info, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.org. Rancho Bernardo Art Association to Host Artist Critique - On Thursday, August 23. RBAA members are free. The public is welcome to attend; a charge of $5 is requested, and will be subtracted from the person's membership fee if that individual becomes a member of RBAA within 30 days. The meeting begins at 7pm, at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive. Bring one or two pieces of artwork you are interested in having evaluated. Also, RBAA member, Amy Zoe, the featured artist, will exhibit her latest artwork in the Gallery at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room, 13330 Paseo Del Verano. Open Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm. For RBAA info, call Phyllis at 858.675.2262, or www.ranchobernardoart.com. Sorority to Celebrate Beginning Day – The Hidden Valley Vista Council of Beta Sigma Phi (BSP) International will celebrate Beginning Day with an “Irish to Picnic Among Friends” luncheon on Saturday, August 25, from 11am-1pm at Mike’s BBQ, 1356 W. Valley Pkwy, Escondido. The buffet will cost $18.50/person. All Beta Sigma Phi’s, active, inactive, on leave, transferees, and guests are invited to attend and must make a reservation by calling Linda at 760.743.3876. BSP is a social, cultural and philanthropic international sorority, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, with chapters throughout the world. If interested in belonging to a special organization and making many new friends, call Barbara at 760.743.3459. Hidden Valley Community Concerts Association (HVCCA) – announces their upcoming season of five performances, at the Center Theater at the California

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. on Page <None> inches in height, and in full bloom. The snow that falls, seldom remains more than a week. It assists the grass in its growth, and appears adapted to the climate. The Utaw lake lies on the west side of a large snowy mountain, which divides it from the Leichadu. From thence we proceeded due south about thirty miles to a small river heading in said mountain, and running from S. E. to S. W. To this I have given the name of Rabbit river, on account of the great number of large black tail rabbits or hares found in its vicinity. We descended this river about fifty miles to where it discharges into a salt lake, the size of which I was not able to ascertain, owing to the marshes which surround it, and which are impassable for man and beast. This lake is bounded on the south and west by low Cedar Mountains, which separate it from the plains of the Great Salt lake. On the south and east also, it is bounded by great plains. The Indians informed us that the country lying southwest, was impassable for the horses owing to the earth being full of holes.

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Page 8 - August 09, 2012 ‘‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 7 As well as we could understand from their description, it is an ancient volcanic region. This river is inhabited by a numerous tribe of miserable Indians. Their clothing consists of a breechcloth of goat or deer skin, and a robe of rabbit skins, cut in strips, sewed together after the manner of rag carpets, with the bark of milk weed twisted into twine for the chain. These wretched creatures go out barefoot in the coldest days of winter. Their diet consists of roots, grass seeds, and grass, so you may judge they are not gross in their habit. They call themselves Pie-Utaws, and I suppose are derived from the same stock. From this place we took an east course, struck the river near its head, and ascended it to its source. From thence we went east across the snowy mountain above mentioned, to a small river which discharges into the Leichadu. Here the natives paid us a visit and stole one of our horses. Two nights afterwards they stole another, and shot their arrows into four horses two of which belonged to myself. We then started on our return, the Indians followed us,

and were in the act of approaching our horses in open daylight, whilst feeding, when the horses took fright and ran to the camp. It was this that first alarmed us. We sallied forth and fired on the Indians, but they made their escape across the river.

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There is a poor prospect of making much here, owing to the evil disposition of the Indians and the exorbitant price of goods. For example, Powder $2 50 per lb. Lead 1 50 Coffee 2 00 Sugar 2 00 Tobacco 2 00 Vermilion 6 00 Beads 5 00 Pepper 6 00 Blankets (three point) 1 5 00 cotton stripe, per yard 2 50 Calico do. scarlet Cloth (coarse) do10 00 Blue Cloth (coarse) do 8 00 Ribband, per Yd 0 75 Brass nails, per dozen 0 50

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Page 10 - August 09, 2012 ‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4 future car-pool lanes and highway widening. It raises it by about three feet and adds extra turn facilities to improve the flow of traffic through the structure. Freeway traffic has opened up and the traffic jams affecting Walmart, Costco and many other stores and restaurants in the nearby shopping center appear to be a thing of the past. CalTrans and San Marcos Traffic officials and Council members appear to be pleased with the progress. San Marcos City Council Races Begin to Stir After 16 years in office, Councilman Hal Martin terms out in December of this year so his seat is up for grabs. Meanwhile, Councilwoman Rebecca Jones, will run again as an incumbent. She was originally appointed to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Jim Desmond and was reelected in 2008. So, two seats are up to the voters to fill. Candidates thus far include a former candidate, Mike Hansen, who is presently a traffic commissioner, Sharon Jenkins, a member of the board of the San Marcos Unified School District, and resident Samuel Eckard, a political newcomer. The deadline for filing is tomorrow, August 10th. Eckard has already returned his papers, the other three indicate they will do so before the deadline. Vista School District and Teachers May Have Agreement

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Center for the Arts complex. The season includes Westwind Brass, at 2pm, on Sunday, October 7; the California International Young Artists Competition (CIYAC) Winners on Sunday, January 20, at 2pm; Side Street Strutters, at 2pm on Sunday, February 17; Teresa Walters, Classical Pianist, on Sunday, March 10, at 2pm; and Coastal Cities Jazz Band, on Sunday, May 5, at 2pm. Ticket prices are $70/person for the entire season; prices include reserved seating, plus reciprocity with other Community Concert cities (no additional admission if seating is available). The HVCCA has been in existence for 65 years, is a not for profit corporation, and managed by unpaid volunteers. Purchase your season package by calling Dennis Tomlinson, President of HVCCA, at 760.740.0619.

Horses cost from 150 dollars to 300, and some as high as 500. To-morrow I start for the west, and shall not return under a year, when expect to start for St. Louis.To-morrow I start for the west, and shall not return under a year, when expect to start for St. Louis. Daniel Potts Letter 5 [Addressed to Montgomery Potts]

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with congratulation and a heart overflowed with joy to think that I can write to you from a place incompassed within the bounds of civilation I arrived at this place about a week since after a long and fatiguing journey of about seventy days after which my mind has become more tranquil. Directly after my arrival at this place I hastened to see genl Ashly to receive some tidings from you but to my sad disappointment, there was none this was rather a strange circumstance as I had wrote to you last July was a year also to Dr Lukens at the same time At that

Dawn is a 1-year-old spayed female Californian mix, ID 59114. Dawn is very sweetnatured with people and other bunnies. She enjoys attention and might like to have a male bunny companion in her new home. Dawn resided in a temporary foster home and got along well with the gentle dogs and cats in the home. Dawn is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $25 adoption fee in August includes her spay, microchip and vet exam. The Escondido Humane Society is reducing all adoption fees to just $25 for all animals in August. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. time I received yours & his letters of the 23rd & 24th of January 1827 both much interesting and very entertaining in my leisure moments since my arrival for the want of language I am scarcely able to converse with any one of talents which occasion verry disagreeable feelings. now to affairs more interesting My adventures and escapes for the last year in the mountains far exceede all the remainder part of my stay in the mountains as I had risked every thing to make or die in the attempt in this fortune froune though preservation smiled through the Indians on one part and the hard winter of the other has been my sad ruin and have lost not less than one thousand dollars the first snow fell on the third of September when it snowed for three days without intermission the snow remained on the ground upwards of knee deep and I think must have felt fully waist deep this had not the least effect on any kind of vegetation as it appears addapted to the climate the winter remained gentle untill the first of December when the power vengence was poured out on us the N. E. winds and more particularly

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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Escondido Adopts Economic Development Master Plan Escondido’s first E c o n o m i c Development Master Plan and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) was approved by the City Council at its meeting on July 25. A copy of the approved plan is available online at https://www.escondido.org/Data/Sites/ 1/media/PDFs/EDD/CityofEscondidoC omprehensiveEconomicDevelopmentStrategy(7-19-2012).pdf In December 2011, the City entered into a contract with the Natelson Dale Group, Inc. to complete the Economic Development Master Plan. In developing the plan, Federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) guidelines were followed to enable the plan to also qualify

as a CEDS, thereby allowing the City to apply for EDA grants.

Refinancing Public Utilities bonds has yielded an average annual savings of $9.6 million, and total of $163.6 million over the remaining life of the bonds. These savings can be turned

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I want to assure the community that this document will not merely sit on a shelf gathering dust. The City Council, as well as our city staff, are committed to implementing all of the strategies contained in the plan. Watch for periodic updates on our success!

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into infrastructure projects. Refinancing General Fund backed bonds has yielded an annual average savings of $2.7 million, and a total of $44.6 million for the rest of the life of these bonds. The General Fund covers a variety of city services, including refuse collection, public safety, parks and recreation and libraries, and all of these services will benefit from these savings. The average annual savings for the two community facilities district bonds is $1 million, with an estimated total savings of $12.1 million over the remainder of the term of these bonds. This means savings for property owners in the form of limited special taxes in these districts.

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Extensive community input was sought throughout the development of the plan, including interviews with over a dozen local stakeholders and a 23 member CEDS Committee consisting of public and private sector representatives. The Economic Development Master Plan is a detailed work program for economic development over the next 5-10 years that dovetails with the Council Action Plan and General Plan update. The plan includes strategies to foster a strong business climate, create jobs and attract future private investment.

Rancho Bernardo • Mayor Jerry Sanders When I took office in 2005, the City of San Diego was facing a fiscal calamity, illustrated by the loss of our credit rating. We weren’t able to bond, or refinance. Through extensive reforms, and the hard work and sacrifice of our city workers, we have regained our credit rating and returned to the market, and the city has saved millions of dollars by refinancing a variety of bonds.

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neighbors and your elected officials. Classes begin September 12 and run through October 24. Find out where the city is heading in terms of development, traffic, growth management, recreation, and other issues that impact you. Registration is limited and is being accepted on a first-come, firstserve basis through August 31. The Academy is free, although participants must be a Vista resident or business owner and aged 18 years or older. Applications are available on line at cityofvista.com or contact the Communications Office at 760.726.1340 ext. 1438 for more information.

Safety is the city’s primary concern and dogs that run free in parks and on trails may encounter snakes, opossums, mountain lions or poison oak. Keeping your dog on a leash can also prevent disturbance of wildlife habitat and limit personal liability. Ultimately, keeping your fourlegged family member on-leash is the law and owners can be cited and/or fined for compliance failure. For more information visit www.san-marcos.net or check out www.escondidohumanesociety.org.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Oceanside’s Catherine Mitchell On May 7, 2012, a very special Oceanside resident and senior at Guajome Park Academy was honored in Washington, DC., by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This individual was Oceanside’s very own Catherine Mitchell, who was named one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers for 2012! Selected from a field of more than 26,000 youth volunteers from across the nation, Catherine won the national Prudential Spirit of Community Award for her outstanding volunteer service by creating a business

called “Beauty 4 Life” that enabled women in Uganda to earn a living and educate their children by selling their handmade paper-bead jewelry in the United States. Not only has Catherine’s business thrived, but she partnered with organizations in Africa to provide English language and business classes for African women, micro-financing for their businesses, health classes and services, and providing housing and educational support for their children. It’s all about making a difference in a life – whether it’s in your local community or on another continent, it all starts with caring about something greater than yourself. Catherine is only 16 years old – I can only imagine what great things are in her future!


Page 12 - August 09, 2012 knew the business, products, and people. The shopping mall revolution in the last third of the 20th century significantly changed the way we shop.

Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth thecomputerfactoryltd.com The Computer Factory Why Big Businesses Don’t Provide Real Customer Service Part 1 Customer Care, Customer Relations, Customer Support, Customer Service, and even Bedside Manner, are words that relate to the human element in a business relationship. When you buy a product or service you’d like to believe the person representing the business is also interested in helping you to make the best decisions. Unfortunately, all too often these days, that’s not the case. Traditionally, Americans bought trusted American products and local services. Even in big cities we shopped for products and services in our suburbs or neighborhoods. Town or country, we shopped confidently where we

Today we shop in superstores where we don’t know the owners or employees. Indeed we may shop the mall all day and never see a familiar face. Many of the iconic “American” products we buy are no longer American. Ben and Jerry’s, Budweiser, Gerber, Brooks Brother’s, Ray-ban, Lens Crafters, Chrysler, Firestone, Purina, Alka-Seltzer and Vaseline are among hundreds of foreign owned “American” companies. Even our once local “Mom and Pop” convenience stores, are typically foreign franchises often owned and operated by first generation Asian and middle-eastern immigrants.

Don’t we care about honesty any more? Most of us realize that information on the WWW, TV, radio and in print is often agenda driven, not factual and that businesses, governments and politicians use these vehicles not to inform but to influence. We know that multi-national companies are mainly interested in snagging our dollars and that an anonymous salesperson may be much more interested in his commission than our needs. Having to rely on strangers for help in making decisions is stressful. We try to avoid that kind of

stress by dealing with people and businesses that we know and trust when we can. We treasure our relationship with trusted providers like our auto mechanic, car dealer, family doctor, plumber, hairdresser, dentist, baby sitter, cleaning lady, landscaper, computer sales and repair, and mortician. We enjoy contact with people who treat us openly and honestly, like friends rather than commodities. We find it in our service clubs, churches and recreational activities and seek it in our commercial relationships as well. Why can’t big companies provide the kind of friendly trustworthy customer relations most of us want? That’s next week’s topic.

While older generations can wax nostalgic about the way things used to be, younger generations never knew it any other way. “Globalization” has changed traditional America forever; “diversity,” like it or not, is here to stay. Diversity, globalization, and urbanization have combined to dilute America’s traditional Judeo-Christian based culture. Ethics and morality have become situational. Justice is no longer an ideal, it’s a commodity that can be purchased for a price, a hand-

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these businesses, the legislature would add to the long list of California’s unemployed need unnecessary policies that impede more jobs, but the majority our economic recovery. party is proposing legislation that would further discourage California has already lost thousands of jobs to other states economic investment. because our laws and regulations Legislation is being amended to make doing business here prohibit the state from contract- impractical. ing with out-of-state businesses that elect one tax formula The misplaced priorities must instead of another. California stop. Jobs and economic growth currently provides more than are paramount, and any effort to one tax option to out-of-state raise taxes on businesses will businesses to encourage their only block economic progress for California. commerce and job creation. Many businesses have operations throughout California, but are headquartered in other states. The bill’s proposal would punish these companies if they choose the tax calculation they are legally entitled to claim that is most favorable for the company, instead of the one that taxes them the most. By prohibiting the state from contracting with

shake is just a handshake and a man’s word is no longer his bond. In a land that once could not abide a liar, an ex-president who cheated on his wife and lied before a jury can become a revered elder statesman.

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 San Juan Capistrano.

Getting to the Medal Stand Can Be Expensive During the Olympic Games, dozens of American athletes celebrate after capturing prized medals in swimming, gymnastics, judo and many other competitions. Unfortunately, the celebration ends when medal winning athletes return home and have a surprise waiting for them– the Internal Revenue Service. According to a report issued by the Americans for Tax Reform Foundation, medal winning athletes face prize taxes ranging from $8,986 for gold to $3,502 for bronze. While it is true that many athletes come home to lucrative endorsement deals and other economic opportunities, there are still many that go back to school or their

nine to five jobs. For every Michael Phelps and Lebron James there is a teenage gymnast, archer or diver that doesn’t employ an army of accountants to help them navigate the tax code. I believe that we should celebrate the accomplishments of our athletes who dedicate countless hours to their respective sports and represent their country on the world’s biggest stage. Fortunately, federal legislation changing this tax penalty has already been introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (RFLA) and Rep. Mary BonoMack (R-CA) and will likely be heard before Congress adjourns later this year. I encourage you to call your local Congressional representative and offer your support for our Olympians.

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Obituary Scott Kuhnly

A Memorial Service for Scott Kuhnly will be held on Saturday, August 18th, from 5pm on, at the Escondido Arts Partnership, Escondido Municipal Art Gallery, at 262 E. Grand Avenue. Scott Kuhnly, well known and greatly admired painter from Escondido, CA., passed away at 11am on Friday, July 27th at Palomar Medical Center from congestive heart failure. Scott had undergone quadruple bypass surgery several years ago and also suffered from complications of diabetes. Scott and his wife, Patricia, met in 1967 in Huntington Beach, where Scott, while working as a painter, was also working one day a week in a local store. Patricia walked in and said, "I knew right away, this was the guy for me. Two years later, we were married at the Vista Court House." Scott and Patty moved to Lake Wohlford in 1969 and lived happily there until 2003, when they were burned out by the Paradise fire. "Scott just looked at the ashes of our home and said, 'don't worry. Everything is gonna be just fine. Better, even." This was typical of Scott Kuhnly. He always had a twinkle in his eyes, a warm, mischievous smile, and a sunny disposition. "If I got grumpy about something, he'd look at me with those magically twinkling eyes and have me laughing in no time." "We joked around with one another every day," says Patty. "We laughed every day." Scott and Patty were married for 43 years before his passing.

Many family and friends will gather at the Memorial Service to share their memories of Scott. Visitors and guests are asked to join in the celebration of Scott’s life with a potluck contribution. Two of Scott’s closest friends will be attending, Mike Gulewich, a fellow artist, and Robert (Bob) Garner, who was both a painter, business partner, and close friend for many years. "We made about 25 painting trips together to central California for a couple weeks at a time," said Gulewich. "We also went to Taos, New Mexico, to paint. His gallery was a breeding ground for artists . . . we'd not only discuss art and different techniques, but politics, philosophy, surfing . . . a variety of subjects. Stan Sowinski, who passed away several years ago, Scott and myself, we'd get together regularly to talk. I learned so much from those guys." Today, Mike Gulewich has his home studio in Vista. "I pretty much studied under Scott Kuhnly," he said. "Lots of plein air painting, which we both loved . . . as an artist, you always want to paint with people who are better than you. Stan and Scott were my friends so I grew as a painter, thanks to them." Bob Garner recalls moving out from Chicago and visiting Bates Nut Farm one day where he saw Kuhnly's work. Later, he had to see an insurance agent located in the arcade where Kuhnly had his studios. He and Kuhnly bumped into each other, stood in the arcade and watched the rain . . . began to talk, adjourned to the old Wedeking Bakery for coffee and talked some more. "Soon, Scott saw my work and it just seemed to click. We decided it would make sense to become partners, and soon shared studio space." They acquired the equipment necessary to do framing so they controlled their own framing. They were friends and partners for 35 years. Scott leaves behind his wife, Patty, a sister, Jacqueline Hayes, from Penn Valley, CA., three nephews, Jeff Maples of San Clemente, David Maples, Pleasant Valley CA., Adam Maples, Studio City, CA., and a niece, Heidi Grant, of Grass Valley, CA., Neices Marisa Saam, Tustin, Madeleine Saam, Tustin, Dettina Saam, Newport Beach, a nephew, Eric Saam, Los Angeles. and Patty’s sister, Marilyn Saam, Tustin, and mother-in-law, Ann Kay, of

Orange. One of Scott Kuhnly's favorite quotes: "I trust everybody that buys art. People who buy art are more highly evolved and people who buy my art are like Saints." Inurnment will be private. Arrangements by California Funeral Alternatives of Escondido. In lieu of flowers, friends and family have suggested donations to the Scott Kuhnly Memorial Fund, for the benefit of Patty Kuhnly, c/o Escondido Arts Partnership Escondido Municipal Gallery.

‘‘Rocky Mountain Letters’ Cont. from Page 10 South accompanied with a continued snow untill the first of march when it somewhat abated the snow remained upwards of four feet deep on the level the sweet lake was bridged over on the 8 of may for twenty days in succession the great spirrit the sun refused to visit us the like has been known by the oldest livers which I suppose is not less than one hundred or upwards the horses which the winter did not destroy the early vissits of the Blackfeet swept away with from twelve to fifteen scalps of our hunters A party of about one hundred Black feet mounted attacted thrty odd of our hunters with their familys this engagement lasted for upwards of three hours when a couple of our men mounted two of their swiftest horses dashed through the ranks of the horrid tribe where the balls flew like hail and arrived with express at our camp in less than one hour A distance of more than sixteen miles in this we had one man killed & two wounded one child lost. that of the enemy six or eight killed and wounded I shall now discontinue any further particulars as it is growing late In a few days I shall leave this place in steam boat for New Orleans where I shall remain during the winter and spring if successful any thing like to my expectations I shall return but you may rest assured if I am by no means successful you may dispense of ever seeing me there, though contentment I possess not West of the Alleghany I find this place somewhat sickly though for my part never enjoyed better health my weight is one hundred and eight nine pounds five pounds more than ever before I have A small capital which I flatter myself will do pretty good bussiness I shall furthermore dispense of giving you so minute particulars and beg leave to be excused

for the past though I feel somewhat delicate in writing lean it should not be exceptable if not Remember my best respects to all my friends particularly your wife, who from the little acquaintance I respects on the highest terms Remain your most affectionat Brother Dan' T Potts Direct your letters to New Orleans where I shall remain until New years wheras it is necessary for you to write in haste previous to leaving that place I shall inform you where I go and my business Since writing this letter I have received your and Weirs letters which alters the case amazing. Those letters were mislaid. To morrow I embark. Potts was one of many young men, most in their early 20s-30s, who were employed to come out to the unexplored frontier of the West and trap beaver. Most other letters are lost to history because either they didn’t keep diaries, couldn’t write, or their letters home do not survive today.

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Death Notices Joseph L. Serabia, 85, of Escondido, CA., passed away on August 5th, 2012. Scott Kuhnly, 73, of Escondido, CA., passed away on July 27th, 2012. Ruth Dorway, 75, of Escondido, CA., passed away on August 5, 2012. Grace V. Schenk-Williams, 93, of Escondido, CA., passed away on August 1st, 2012. Mary F. Puerner, 91, of Jackson, Ca., previously from Escondido, passed away on August 1st, 2012. William E. Hartung, 88, of Escondido, CA., passed away on Agusut 1, 2012. Kathryn “Kathy” Maria Lane, 66, of San Diego, Ca., passed away on August 4, 2012.

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The name of the business: Trinity Funeral Services, located at 3419 Murphy Canyon Rd., Suite 238A, San Diego, Ca. 92123, is hereby registered by the following: Schock Engineering Corp. 1443 Hunsaker Sreet Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/S. W. Schock, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/16/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012

The name of the business: Super Pets R Us, located at 1020 Sparrow Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Christina A. Haas and Anne R. Kelley 1020 Sparrow Ct. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by CoPartners. First day of business was n/a. /s/Christina A. Haas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/02/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019116 The name of the business: Advantage Building & Repair, located at 891 Phillips St., #A, Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Norman Whalin 891 Phillips St., #A Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/01/1990. /s/Norman Whalin, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/16/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-018946 The name of the business: IFC Business Services, IFC Tax Service, IFC Property Management, located at 2012 Silverado St., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Robert Nakazawa 2012 Silverado St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Robert Nakazawa This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/13/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019267 The name of the business: Pedro’s Tacos, located at 586 S. Main Ave., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Edward J. McNary 2313 S. El Camino Real San Clemente, CA. 92672 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/30/2003. /s/Edward J. McNary, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/17/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012

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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 #2012-018980 The name of the business: The Jacques Company, Golden State Property Managers, Golden State Equestrian Properties, located at 701 S. Main Ave., Fallbrook, CA. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Grande Maison, LLC 701 S. Main Ave. Fallbrook, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 3/01/2011. /s/John Thomas Jacques, Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/13/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-018699 The name of the business: Quality Cleaning Services, Inc., located at 3231-C Business Park Dr., #205, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Cuevas Quality ‘Cleaning Services, Inc. 3231-C Business Park Dr. #205 Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by corporation. First day of business was 8/20/2002. /s/Albert J. Cuevas, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/11/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-017515 The name of the business: Ehar Crafts, located at 853 Orion Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Edgardo and Heloca Filamor 853 Orion Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was January 1, 2012. /s/Edgardo Filamor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/26/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-018708 The name of the business: Phillips Mexican Grill, located at 959 E. Vista Way, Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Susan E. V. Coronado 133 Belleriu Ct. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Susan E. V. Coronado This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/11/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-018945 The name of the business: Flippinshades. com, Flipping Shades, located at 1523 Clifftop Ave, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Pete McAfee 1523 Clifftop Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078 Robert Oquinn 2047 Costero Hermoso San Clemente, Ca. 92673 This business is conducted by CoPartners. First day of business was n/a. /s/Pete McAfee This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/13/2012. 7/19, 7/26, 8/02 and 8/09/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-019367 The name of the business: AKITA Japanese Restaurant, located at 330 W. Felicita Ave, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Bongkyu Park KTH & YM, INC. 330 W. Felicita Ave. Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business n/a. /s/Bongkyu Park, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/18/2012. 7/26, 8/02, 8/09 and 8/16/2012

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00055461-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Giovanni Bernardi filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Giovanni Bernardi to Proposed name Giovanni Bernardi AKA John Bernardi. 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 11, 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 07/18/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 7/26, 8/02, 8/09 & 8/16/2012 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00055431-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Cynthia Renee Tamayo, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Cynthia Renee Tamayo to Proposed name Cynthia Renee Tamayo Kovacs. 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 07/19/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 7/26, 8/02, 8/09 & 8/16/2012 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 #2012-019207 The name of the business: Search, located at 1227 Via Viento Suave, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Nadia Vesselinova 1227 Via Viento Suave San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Nadia Vesselinova This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 7/17/2012. 7/26, 8/02, 8/09 and 8/16/2012

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

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF SUZANNA SOFIA OGDEN Case No. 37-2012-00150325PR-PW-NC To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of SUZANNA SOFIA OGDEN Petition for Probate has been filed by James F. Gates in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 325 S. MELROSE DR., VISTA, CA. 92083, NORTH COUNTY BRANCH. The Petition for Probate requests that James F. Gates be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The peition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 8/31/2012 Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept: 2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: John Smylie 3643 Grand Avenue San Marcos, Ca. 92078 (760) 727.4248 8/02, 8/09 and 8/16/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-017687

The name of the business: Kinderdance and Fitness, located at 8297 Calle Morelos, San Diego, CA. 92126, is hereby registered by the following: Trisha Brewer 8297 Calle Morelos San Diego, Ca. 92126 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/1/2005. /s/Trisha Brewer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/28/2012. 7/26, 8/02, 8/09 and 8/16/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-020561 The name of the business: Timeless Toffee, located at 1219 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 #2012-019423 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

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

August 09 2012

Baha’i A Way of Life

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 8/31/2012

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 #2012-020577 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

Baha’is have been described as a kind, gentle people. Would you like to know more? Call anyone listed here from your city/neighborhood.

www.bahai.org Baha’is Believe: • all humanity was created by one God and is part of one human race • the purpose of life is to know and worship God, to acquire virtues, to promote the oneness of humankind and to carry forward an ever-advancing civilization • work performed in the spirit of service is a form of worship • the soul, created at the moment of conception, is destined by God to reach the afterlife, where it will continue to progress until it attains the presence of God.

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 #2012-021158 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 #2012-021154 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

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