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Volume 44- No. 7

February 14, 2013

by Frank Lorey III

The great westward trek to California, Oregon, and other western destinations started in 1841, and by 1850 almost 100,000 people had traveled along the trails. Of course it really picked up after the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in California, and most of those made the trip during 1849 and 1850. Not all that started the trek lived to reach the end of the journey, however. By the start of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, around 750,000 people had already headed west.

There was not much "traffic" to contend with on the early trails. At first, the westward parties could go days or even weeks without seeing another white person, but during the gold rush, it was not unusual to see a group ahead in the distance as well as a group behind. At the peak, around 1850, as many as 3000 wagons could be on any of the major trails at one time. There were many factors driving this migration. At first, people wanted greater opportunity than back east, including the chance to own land. Business conditions were tough in the large cities. Many of those heading west were not well educated, and the economy back east just did not reward their labor. It was the discovery of gold that really catalyzed the westward migration.

There were many rewards of braving the dangers and moving to the west. You could get up to 160 acres of low-cost land by homesteading. The land was very cheap--it ran only $26-34 for the 160 acres if you stayed on the land for the minimum of five years, or you could buy it outright after 6 months for only $1.25 per acre. The Homestead Act of 1862 was really meant to promote agriculture in the The Paper - 760.747.7119

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West, but many times people set up homesteading without planning for adequate water supplies to do any serious farming.

There were several primary methods of traveling west. You obviously could walk, but that took more time, exposing you to more danger. You had to carry supplies or

drag a small cart with provisions, slowing you down further. Plus, there was no way you could bring along adequate supplies, so you had to hunt and trade along the way to survive.

Individuals on horses could make much better time, but you still really couldn’t carry that many supplies. The best

method was to join up in wagon trains—you could carry the needed supplies and share the burden. Obviously group travel offered the most security, too.

Most trips west began with certain popular departure points. From 1827 until 1846, the first major “jumping off” point was Independence, Missouri. Then other towns

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began competing for the travel trade—St. Joseph, Missouri, and Council Bluffs, Iowa, were popular starting points. As more roads and towns were built further west, the "jumping off" point kept moving west, too.

The most popular trails of those day are still familiar names: The Oregon Trail was mainly for land-seekers, it could skirt the worst of the mountains. Beginning in 1842, the first wagon train across it was led by Dr. Elijah White; The California Trail— was really a combination of almost a dozen routes and cut-offs, all either had to cross the mountains or the deserts. It was used mainly by the gold seekers, although several thousand emigrants had already come to California even before the discovery of gold. It was first attributed to the 1841 Bartleson-Bidwell party--although it was the Stevens party in 1844 that made the first practical crossing of the Sierra’s; The Santa Fe Trail—was a series of old trade routes that were consol-

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idated by William Becknell, and was the first of the great southern trails to California. Becknell was quite a colorful character--a trader from Missouri. Parts of a trail had been in existence before he came along, but Becknell defined the final route that became the Santa Fe Trail. On one journey, Becknell’s party ran out of water. Desperation quickly set in, and they stalked and killed a buffalo, cut it open, and drank the liquid from the buffalo’s stomach. Trails were often set based on the routes between the water sources. Any container that could hold water was used—up to the largest being barrels. Water added a lot of weight to carry, however.

Finally, and most familiar to those that frequent our desert, was the Southern Emigrant/Butterfield Stage Trail, the most southerly route, avoiding the snowy mountain crossings. But it also crossed the most desert stretches and water was always an issue. The major problem of all the southern trails was that they had to cross the desert on the final

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stretch. Most of the maps in use just had a featureless void out west marked “Great American Desert.” With windstorms and blowing sand, the trails were often just no longer visible, which could be fatal. The Southern Emigrant/Butterfield Stage trail crossed what is now the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and can still be seen today in many places. SAM PEPPARD’S “SAILING” WAGON

The idea to harness the winds of the Great Plains was not a new one, but the idea to use it for travel certainly was unique. Sam Peppard was in the settlement of Oskaloosa in Kansas Territory, working as a millwright. Peppard got the Colorado gold fever as did many of his friends. In this case however he decided to travel west in the unconventional way. Peppard suggested to some of his friends that they build a "wind wagon," a wagon with sails propelled by the wind. At first his friends ridiculed the idea but after some thought they decided it wasn't a bad idea.

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One thing Peppard had in his favor was that he lived in Kansas Territory and Kansas and the Great Plains were noted for it's winds. Being a creative person, Peppard decided to take advantage of the resources at hand. Horses were in short supply but Samuel Peppard had the time to find another way to travel west. He went ahead and designed the world's first (historians may disagree on this point) wind wagon and built it in 1860. Peppard's creation was about 8 feet long and 3 feet wide. It was equipped with four large wagon wheels you might find on covered wagons of the era. Designed to hold four people it's weight was about 350 pounds. Peppard fastened a ten foot mast to the front axle and on this he placed two sails, a large one and a smaller one. Peppard's theory was that he would use the larger sail if the winds were light and the smaller one if the winds were heavy. On May 9, 1860, Samuel Peppard set out for Colorado, ‘The Unusual Migration’ Cont. on Page 3

didn't see any results, but the next day he saw it was better. By the third day, he saw his house was clean, the dishes were done and there was a huge dinner on the table.

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after some testing near home ( during the first test the wind blew it over and Peppard made several adjustments). Peppard set out with his crew and went northwest following the Independence Trail and made it to Fort Kearny on the Platte River in Nebraska. So far so good.

At Fort Kearny there happened to be a reporter for Leslie's Illustrated Weekly who observed Peppard and his wind wagon and stated the following.."The ship hove in sight about 8 o'clock in the morning with a fresh breeze from east, northeast. It was running down in a westerly direction for the fort, under full sail, across the green prairie. The guard, astonished at such a sight, reported the matter to the officer on duty, and we all turned out to view the phenomenon. Gallantly she sailed, and at a distance ...not unlike a ship at sea. In front is & large coach lamp to travel by night when the wind is favorable ... A crank and band wheels allow it to be propelled by hand when wind and tide are against them. I timed her going two miles and with the moderate breeze at the time, she made it in little less than 14 minutes." To be sure there were times when there was no wind. On days when there was no wind, Peppard and his three friends sat back, smoked a cigarette, and told stories to each other. Depending on the wind the wagon could attain a speed of up to 30 MPH, a very fast speed for the time.

Peppard was certainly a dreamer—but he was one of the few that actually built and lived his dream!

Peppard’s sailing wagon did work, at least for a while. The main components were the sails—a larger one for low winds, and a smaller one for high winds. They were controlled by a pulley which could raise or lower them. There was also a brake and a primitive rudder for steering.

The wagon could also take about 500 pounds of provisions. Everything seemed well-thought-out, but Peppard managed to crash the wagon on the very first test run—the winds were likely

too high, and he probably didn’t have enough ballast to keep control.

Sam fixed his wagon, and set off again as quickly as possible. Peppard and his three friends/crew members headed west along the Oregon across Kansas, trail, Nebraska, and into Colorado. The wagon would usually make fifteen miles per hour, and in high winds was reported to go as fast as 40 miles per hour!

Along the way they saw Indians, and certainly the Indians saw them—but they probably couldn’t believe what they were seeing! The Indians left them totally alone, either from superstition or maybe just rolling with laughter.

Peppard's wind wagon continued southwest from North Platte along the South Fork of the Platte headed to the goldfields. All in all they traveled some 500 miles. An amazing feat using only wind power. It traveled to a point about 50 miles north/northeast of Denver when Peppard and his crew sighted a "dust devil," a cyclone type wind, almost a very small tornado. Before they had time to lower their sails the wind picked the wagon up off the ground about 20 feet. The wagon was totally wrecked when it came down and hit the ground. Miraculously, no one on board was injured but the wagon's sailing days were over. Peppard and his crew were given a ride to Denver with a wagon train and then made their way back to Kansas. Regardless of the accident near Denver, Peppard's wind wagon made history traveling over 500 miles, mostly over the Oregon. The remains of Peppard’s wagon were turned into handcarts, and the supplies that could be loaded back in were pushed the rest of the way into Denver. At Denver, they gave up on the carts and continued on to the Colorado goldfields by more conventional methods.

Strange to say, Peppard's sailing wagon was neither the first nor the last mode to use wind to travel the Great Plains. In 1877, the Kansas Pacific Railroad experiment-

ed using sails on handcars. As late as 1910 it was reported that another sailing schooner had been invented in Louisville, Kentucky. MORMON HANDCARTS

The infamous Mormon handcarts were basically a large wheelbarrow—a simple box on wheels--mostly of wooden construction. About 3,000 Mormons had the courage to follow their leader’s call and head west, and they were told to use these handcarts to carry their provisions. The design was very shortsighted, especially considering the 1300-mile journey to Salt Lake City, Utah, that lie ahead. The large migration of Mormons in 1856 was never well planned. They got off to a late start in the season, and really had no idea of the supplies that would be needed for such a long journey. When early snows came that year, the Mormons were quickly in trouble. The travelers were forced to abandon the practically useless carts in a desperate bid to save themselves in the face of the storms. Brigham Young finally sent about 250 wagon teams to their rescue—the technology that they should have been using in the first place. Many were saved after incredible hardship on the trails. JACKASS MAIL

Many of the same western trails were later used to carry the mails, and other animals were used at times besides the familiar ponies of the Pony Express. There were several so-called “Jackass Lines” to deliver mail in the West, one being in San Diego County. Mail sacks were loaded on mules as far back as Ft. Yuma for the final stretch across the desert and mountains. A side route was developed from the Vallecito Stage Station on the Butterfield route across the steep mountains to San Diego, crossing the Laguna Mountains and coming out at Green Valley. The trail was a steep short cut, too rough for riders. The mules were led by foot across the mountains all the way to the city, a slow but sure process. It only lasted four years, from 18571861, and the experiment was

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then shut down as being "totally worthless." THE UNITED STATES CAMEL CORPS

Another popular legend of the West was the United States Camel Corps. In 1852 Jefferson Davis (yes, the same Jefferson Davis of the eventual Confederacy) came up with the plan to use camels to carry mail across the deserts. Two caravans of camels were purchased and brought to Texas. Camels were considered ideal animals to traverse the deserts of the West, mainly because of the untrue legends about their ability to go long distances without water.

While the camels did not work out carrying the mail, they did play an important part in saving a mapping expedition led by Edward F. Beale. Beale was probably the person that got the most use out of his camels. On an expedition through the deserts of the Southwest, Beale’s party ran out of water. His camels led them to the nearest source, and probably saved their lives. Most of the other Army camel drivers couldn’t get used to the beasts—they had little patience for the camel’s peculiar traits, and while a few were sold, likely to circuses, most were turned loose out on the deserts. They managed to scare travelers for a few years until they eventually perished. Note--much of the information for this article came from Frank Lorey's research for the script of the History Channel's "The Road West" episode of the Wild West Tech series. Lorey wrote for many of the episodes, and appeared on several over two seasons of the show.


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Imposters Attempt to Gain Entry to Escondido Homes

The Escondido Police Department is looking into complaints of imposter City of Escondido employees contacting homeowners. Some of the imposters have either a jacket or shirt that has something similar to a patch that represents Escondido Water or just Escondido.

The imposters have been going door-to-door and asking homeowners about water use, water quality, and insurance for the home owner’s water lines. The imposters have asked to come inside the homes and some of the homeowners have allowed it. Once inside, the imposters have asked to test the water for analysis and have made other offers to sell product or get information for a “free drawing”. As far as EPD can tell, there has been no overt crime in any of the cases except for soliciting.

EPD would like to warn homeowners not to allow any person you do not know

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into your home unless you expect them for an appointment or repair. If you are contacted by any person representing themselves as a local government employee or utility worker, you may ask for identification and contact information to verify their claim. The City of Escondido would like to let you know:

• City Utility Workers have city badges and wear city uniforms • All pipes from your water meter to your house are private • The City does not require insurance on those lines • Utility Workers drive white city vehicles with city logos and government license plates • Utility Workers will only enter private houses when the customer has contacted the Utilities department in advance. This situation is very rare. If anyone has additional information, has had a similar experience, or sees an imposter representing themselves as a Water Department employee, please contact

Sadie was a special case. A dog he had saved who fell in love with him and he with her. But Sadie was very protective and possessive. She wouldn’t let too many people get close to her, or Bruce.

This big, tough Marine has had her for over a year, and has bonded deeply with her; still, he has managed to find a home for Sadie. He gradually introduced Sadie to the owner of her new Forever Home and they, too, have now bonded. By the time you read this, Sadie will have entered her new Forever Home. Needless to say, Bruce has a heavy heart. “She slept with me; she’d curl up and cozy next to me. We became almost inseparable. Man About Town It’s going to hurt, seeing her leave our home, but I’m comSadie has a home! forted knowing she has a new Bruce Krider divides his time home to go to and she’ll bond up into serving as a board with her new pal just as she did member for the Palomar with me.” Health District, doing appraisals and consulting for Bruce has no plans to see Sadie again. “No, I want her to hospitals, and forget me. And I don’t want to . . . saving dogs. interfere with the bonding “Most of my time is spent find- process between her and her ing homes for dogs,” he admits. new owner. It’s gonna hurt, not seeing her again, but it’s

EPD or your local law enforcement agency. Assembly Member Marie Waldron on 2nd Amendment Rights

New Assembly Member Marie Waldron (R) (Escondido) commented on the current debate about gun control: “As a mother, I cannot imagine the anguish parents in Newtown Connecticut must have experienced when they learned their children would never return home from school. While this tragedy has renewed the debate over firearms, law-abiding gun owners are not the problem, nor are the constitutional rights of lawful citizens. It is critical that we protect our 2nd Amendment rights as we consider ways to prevent violence.

At a recent joint hearing of the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committees, we learned that nearly 20,000 Californians registered as “prohibited persons – violent criminals or dangerously mentally ill –are believed to illegally possess ‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 13

what’s best for Sadie.”

Bruce now turns his attention to finding a home for “Rex” a handsome German Shepherd. An additional German Shepherd he has had for some time, he has arranged to be trained to become a service dog.

I know Bruce; know what he’s done for many, many dogs. I know the kind of money he personally has invested in nursing dogs back to good health, to transporting them cross-country, to finding homes for them (and to ensure they don’t fall into the wrong hands. There are unscruplous people out there who will offer to take a dog and then use them for “bait dogs” to train fighting dogs, or to sell them to vivisectionists who will use them as laboratory animals. Bruce screens those folks out. He’s not too fond of those kind of people either; nor am I.) ••••• Our Social Butterfly, Ms. Evelyn, has been under the weather. Yes, she came down with that

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We think Escondido’s Marie Waldron, our newest Assembly Member in Sacramento (75th District) is off to a good start.

She’s put her staff together, is meeting the right people, learning the ins and outs of state government, and, where appropriate, she’s outlining her positions on a variety of issues. We think she’ll do well.

Closer to home, we’re a bit surprised and a bit confused by Olga Diaz’s spearheading of the formation of a new

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flu bug that’s floating around. As of this past Tuesday she had been in bed for the better part of six days ... no tummy distress . . . but an ongoing headache and achy and sore throughout her body. Evelyn is one of those go-gogo types, always on the move, always doing something. I can’t keep up with her. So to see her take to her bed for six days, you just know she’s a sick little girl.

We are hoping by the time you read this she’ll be back to near normal but from what I hear, this flu bug has a habit of hanging around for several weeks. Crossing fingers and hoping she feels better. ••••• One survivor of the flu bug that is quite happy to be back to good health is Dawn Grant, the movie star beautiful head of the San Marcos GEICO office. (See photo of Dawn Grant. You thought perhaps I was kid-

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Low back pain can be a crippling experience. You might not be able to play golf, work, or even sit in the car for a 30-minute drive.

And you may not be able to remember the last time you even had a restful night’s sleep.

Life cannot be enjoyed to its fullest if you are suffering with low back pain or sciatica . . . that just will not go away!

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Rotary Club serving North County along the Hiway 78 corridor, but specifically aimed at serving the Latino community.

As a former Rotarian, we applaud her effort to form another outstanding Rotary Club. But as a political observer we are wondering if this was her wisest political move.

Word on the street, not denied by Olga, is that she is aiming for a run at the Mayor’s chair in the next election . . . and the betting was that she’d have a pretty good chance of winning. Even her harshest critics acknowledge she does her homework, works hard, is an articulate spokesperson, and is quite likeable. The question now becomes: will she alienate the Anglo voters? Will they feel she represents more of a divisive force in local politics rather than a unifying one? And will the Latino registered voters be a large enough bloc to

carry her into office?

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We’re not sure, this early in the game. But it’s a fascinating political guessing game.

Another political guessing game is also brewing. San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond is said to be aiming for County Supervisor Bill Horn’s seat. Horn has said he’s gonna make one more run for office. We’ve never been a strong supporter of Horn; in fact, we’ve been pretty much against him in each race he has won.

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Lyle:

We would likely endorse Jim Desmond if he officially decides to run. We think he’s done a good job as Mayor, carries himself well, is articulate and responsive.

I have read and re-read your article regarding Jim Maher. Each time I get more disturbed with what the City Council, in particular Sam Abed, and the City Manager, Clay Phillips, have hidden from the residents of Escondido.

Whatever else happens in North San Diego County, you can always be sure that there’s something political in the works.

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If those two political powerhouses go up against each other ... well, it should be an interesting battle.

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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Vista Woman’s Club Welcomes New Member

The Woman’s Club of Vista new member Judy Pantazo holds Chester from the Helen Woodward Animal Shelter who visited the club for a presentation and thank-you for the club’s donations. Also, Judy is President of Friends of Rancho Buena Vista Adobe and has chaired the Holiday Home Tour for 18 years. The Woman’s Club meets at 10:30am the second Wednesday of the month at Shadowridge Country Club in Vista. Call Lori at 760.295.8686 for information, or check the website at www.womansclubofvista.org.

Vista Garden Club Members Prepare for Flower Show

Chilly weather didn’t stop the 15-some Vista Garden Club volunteers that helped repot plants for the annual flower show and plant sale that takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. Dan Cannou, a local professional horticulturist demonstrated how to remove the plants from their temporary containers, separate the roots and transplant them into new flower pots. Pictured above are: (l-r) Pat Foley, Flower

Show Chairman; Lynn Paine, past club president, and Nancy Curtis. For more info, visit www.vistagardenclub.org. Escondido Rotary to Award Scholarships

The Escondido Rotary Club will award up to $23,000 in college scholarships this spring to graduating seniors at local high schools. Applications for $500 and $1,000 awards are now available in the counseling offices of Escondido, San Pasqual, Orange Glen, Escondido Charter High Schools, and San Pasqual Academy. The awards will be based on scholarship, financial need as well as extra-curricular or community service activities. The deadline for submitting applications is March 22. Scholarship recipients will be announced and honored at Escondido Rotary's May 21 meeting at the California Center for the Arts Conference Center. Students will have the next two school years to use the proceeds to attend a two- or four-year college of their choice. Among the awards this year, however, is the club's Dar Quinn Memorial Scholarship for a student who plans to attend UCLA.

Last year the club awarded $22,000 in scholarships to 27 seniors as part of nearly $100,000 in donations the club gives to educational and community service organizations each year. Escondido Rotary also awards other scholarships to students preparing for careers in veterinary medicine, automotive service, and the culinary arts.

Meetings/Events Calendar

San Marcos Theatre West Presents “Little Mermaid” – The musical production, The Little Mermaid, will be presented at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, on February 14 – 17. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 6pm. The show features a cast of local actors aged 7 to 17. Ticket prices are $7/youth/students/seniors and $10/adults. Tickets for the 2pm show on Saturday are $7 for all ages. Tickets are available in advance or may be purchased at the door. For more info, go to www.san-marcos.net or call 760.744.9000. Free Education on Middle-Stage Alzheimer’s – In middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association will present a 2-part series to discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s. Part One will be Thursday, February 14 (today), and Part Two will be Thursday, February 28, both from 11am to 1pm, hosted by the Silverado Senior Living Escondido facility, 1500 Borden Road, Escondido, 92026. To register, call 800.272.3900 or visit www.alz.org/sandiego.

“How to Take Your Book from Self to Shelf” – At the upcoming meeting of the American Association of University Women, Escondido-San Marcos Branch (AAUW), author, editor, and writing coach Kaine Thompson will speak on “How to Take your Book from Self to Shelf.” The meeting will be on Saturday, February 16, at 10am at the Westmont Town Court (formerly Redwood Town Court), 500 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. The meeting is open to the public and starts at 10am, the program at 11am, and at 12noon lunch. (Lunch is optional and costs $13/person; reservations required.) Contact Sandra Gerard at 760.739.0710 or scgreads@sbcglobal.net to RSVP or for directions. Check out AAUW information and upcoming events at http://escondido-ca.aauw.net/. AAUW meets on the 3rd Saturday each month.

Documentary Film to be Shown on Saturday – Films for Change will show the award-winning documentary film “The Interrupters” on Saturday, February 15, at 3pm, at Palomar Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1600 Buena Vista Drive, in the Shadowridge section of Vista. Films for Change is a project of the San Diego Peace Resource Center, Progressive North County, and Palomar UU Fellowship. This event is free and open to the public. Contact ncforum@sbcglobal.net for more information. This film tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence,

and is an unusually intimate journey into the stubborn, persistence of violence in our cities. It has won many awards and the director, Steve James, was awarded the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary by the Directors Guild of America, USA.

“I Love You” is Theme of Women’s Club Luncheon – On Monday, February 18, the San Marcos-Vista Christian Women’s Club luncheon will start at 11:30am, at the Lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, San Marcos. Cost is $18 inclusive. A special motivational and inspirational speaker will talk about “Love” and entertainment with special music that says “I Love You,” will be by George Williamson from Point Loma Nazarene College. Men are invited to this special program. Bring a friend. The club has no membership or dues. Reservations are encouraged by Thursday, February 14; walk-ins are always welcome also. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women’s club. For more info, go to www.stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna at 760.432.0772, or Martha at 760.471.7059.

Hear NRA’s Michael Schwartz on 2nd Amendment Rights – At the Tri-City Tea Party’s meeting on Tuesday, February 19, hear NRA’s Michael Schwartz talking about our 2nd Amendment Rights. Also, Steve Hasty will present an Electoral College solution. Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers Café, located at 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista. For more info, contact Tri-City Tea Party at tcteaparty@gmail.com or 760.600.TCTP (8287) or tri-cityteaparty.org.

Orchid Enthusiast Ron Kaufman to Speak at Cymbidium Society Meeting When the San Diego County Cymbidium Society meets at 7pm on Wednesday, February 20, the program will be by orchid enthusiast Ron Kaufman, PhD, who will speak on "Life on the Rocks: The World of Rupicolous Orchids," exploring the habits and habitats of orchids that grow on rocks, emphasizing Brazilian sites. He has traveled extensively, has a large collection of orchids in a greenhouse at home, and has been growing orchids for more than 15 years. The meeting will be in the Ecke Building, San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. An orchid culture class will precede the talk at 6:30pm. The meeting is open to the public at no charge. For info, contact whartongc@aol.com or call 619.520.1366.

Meeting of Civil War Round Table The San Diego Civil War Round Table will meet at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 20th, at Palisades Presbyterian Church, 6301 Birchwood St., in the Allied Gardens community of San Diego. The program, "Abolitionism in the Western Reserve," will be presented by Dr. Douglas Saylor, community college instructor, blogger and author of several books. Drawing upon letters and firsthand accounts by the Howes and Pepoons will reveal attitudes toward abolitionists, the logistics of helping slaves escape, dangers from slave-catchers, and the eventual disillusionment of abolitionist toward the government and various anti-slavery parties. The public is invited to this free program. Refreshments will be served. For further information, call 760.747.5397 or email gca7@cox.net. “Yappy Hour” to Benefit Humane Society – The Escondido Humane Society is partnering with DOGTV for a Yappy Hour that will benefit animals awaiting a home at EHS. Patrons can enjoy a fun time with their best fourlegged friends at the Yappy Hour on Thursday, February 21, from 6pm-8pm, at Vinz Wine Bar, 201 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. The event includes Happy Hour-priced food and beverages, “Pup Tails” for all canine guests and a DOGTV viewing party. A suggested $5 donation

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at the door will be donated directly to EHS. For more info, call 760.888.2240.

A Season of Live Stage Productions Announced – The Oceanside Theatre Company, operating The Brooks Theatre and Studio 219, announces a season of four live stage, full length theatrical productions at the Brooks Theatre, 217 No. Coast Hwy, Oceanside. “The Boys Next Door” will run from February 22 to March 3; “Parallel Lives” – April 26-May 5; “Light Falling Down” – October 25 to November 3; and “A Year With Frog & Toad musical, December 6-22. Individual show and season tickets are on sale at www.oceansidetheatre.org. Individual tickets for non-musicals are $21 general, $17 seniors, $14 students and military, or $14 on “Preview” nights only. Individual tickets for musical (A Year With Frog & Toad) are $24 general, $19 seniors, $16 students and military, or $16 on “Preview” night only. Save money with season tickets; each includes 3 regular plays and 1 musical in 2013: $70 general or $60 seniors, students, and military. Reservations are This pricing applies to the four above listed in-house theatrical productions only. Look up Oceanside Theatre Company on Facebook and “like” it for additional info and other events at this venue. Go to www.oceansidetheatre.org or call 760.433.8900 for more info, specific dates and times of each production.

E-Waste/Shredding Event to Benefit Girls State – On Saturday, February 23, from 8am-2pm, there will be a non-profit fundraising E-Waste/Shredding Event at the American Legion Post 365, 1234 S. Santa Fe Road, Vista. This event will benefit Girls State. For more information, go to http://cagirlsstate.org/. San Marcos Presents Antique Fair – The City of San Marcos Community Services presents its 10 annual antique sale “Family Heirlooms and Attic Treasures,”

Two Innocent Dogs Are To Be Euthanized . . . For No Good Reason

These two beautiful dogs face euthanasia if not fostered out or adopted. These two 10year-old dogs, Sweetie and Tuffy, are in Spring Valley, California, and are on their last week of life. They were to have been put down back in November had they not found a new home and apparently no local rescue will take them in because they are "too old.".

on Saturday, February 23 from 10am to 3pm at the Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos. This free event will feature vendors selling a variety of antiques and collectibles including pottery, linens, books, household items, furniture, vintage items, and more. Visit www.san-marcos.net/specialevents for more information.

Novice Bonsai Class to be Held – On Saturday, February 23 at 1pm, there will be a Novice Bonsai Class held at Alta Vista Gardens in Brengle Terrace, Vista. This class is an introduction to Bonsai and their care, receive your own bonsai starter plant, learn to prune it, and take it home. All materials provided. Then on March 23 at 1pm, the second class covers transplanting to a bonsai container and styling techniques. Cost is $40 for both classes. Contact clee@altavistagardens.org.

Madrid Manor Presents “Follies” Show – Madrid Manor proudly presents their 30th “Follies” show on Saturday, February 23, social at 5pm, dinner at 6, and the show at 7pm. On Sunday, February 24, the times will be 1pm for social, 2pm for dinner, and the show at 3pm. Music, laughter, dancing, skits, jokes, and more. Tickets are $20/person for dinner and show. The address is 1401 El Norte Pkwy, San Marcos. For reservations or information, call Carole at 760.781.1607.

“A Pianist of Genius” to Perform at CCAE – The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, will present internationally renowned concert pianist, Gustavo Romero, as part of their Intimate Classics series, on Sunday, February 24, at 3pm. Hailed as “a pianist of genius” by the Washington Post, Romero will perform works by Bach-Godowsky, Back-Siloti, Bach-Bauer, Schubert, Maratka, and Chopin. A San Diego native with Guadalajara heritage, his first performance with the New York Philharmonic was at age 13, and since then has presented concerts around the globe and appeared at major festivals round the

again and take care of these two girls. Efforts to place them have gone unanswered. If I can't help

world. Tickets range from $35-47, with discounts for members, students and groups. Located at 340 No. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, the box office number is 1.800.988.4253.

Contest for Vista Elementary Students from Alta Vista Gardens - Tube Tunnels in the Children’s Garden at Alta Vista Gardens is the newest play feature. You can enter the contest, with a chance to win prizes, by providing ideas on how to decorate the insides of these walk-through tunnels. What would you like to name this feature? A prize will be provided to the winner in each grade level category. A free science standards-based field trip at Alta Vista Gardens will be awarded to the class at each grade level with the winning entry. Winners will be awarded their prizes at Alta Vista Garden’s Earth Day Festival on April13, 2013. Entries will be posted throughout Vista Village from March 12-20 for “People’s Choice” voting. Ballots and a directory of the location of entry designs will be available at the VVBA booth at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Vista Village on March 16, from 9am-4pm, and at the Vista Village Farmer’s Market on March 13 and 20, from 4-8pm. A separate prize will be awarded to “People’s Choice” winner. Entry form and details are available on the website at www.altavistagardens.org, click on Tube Tunnel Contest. Entry deadline is Tuesday, February 26. For questions, contact farmerjones@altavistagardens.org.

Howard Kaloogian to Speak at Republican Women’s Luncheon – Escondido Republican Women, Federated have invited former Assemblyman Howard Kaloogian to speak at their February 27 luncheon meeting. The meeting is open to the public, begins promptly at 11:30am, at Cocina del Charro, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido, and includes a buffet luncheon for $14. Reservations are required and due by Friday, February 22, by contacting Rosalia at rosalia1947@att.net or 760.489.1407.

freely. They are in great health and very active walking 3-5 miles a day or can hike 4 miles

Suzanne Buckles placed a Craigslist ad stating, "Will you be the ones to save Sweetie and Tuffy? These bonded littermates recently lost their 90 year old mom. Their 90 year old owner has been moved to assisted care for health reasons and will not be able to live alone

A proud conservative, Mr. Kaloogian served as Assistant Republican Leader in the California State Assembly during his six years in office. He then joined Hillsdale College in 2001. In keeping with Hillsdale’s philosophy that everyone should be involved in defending freedom, he remains a political activist as a leader in numerous conservative causes. He has appeared on Fox News, CBS, ABC, NBC, CNN, and MSNBC, and has published in the National Review, the Wall Street Journal and Human Events. He is admitted to practice law in California, Michigan, the U.S. Tax Court, and the Federal Court for the Southern District of California, and has also taught law as an adjunct professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

“The Boys Next Door” Play Coming to Oceanside – The Oceanside Theatre Company, operating The Brooks Theatre, presents a live stage production of “The Boys Next Door,” written by Tom Griffin and directed by Kathy Brombacher, with show dates February 23 to March 3. The Brooks Theatre is located at 217 No. Coast Hwy, Oceanside. Set in the Boston area, it deals with four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home and consists of brief vignettes about their lives. Preview dates are February 20 and 22. Pay-what-you-can Preview will be Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30pm. (Tickets on sale at the door.) Main Preview is Friday, February 22 at 7:30pm (all tickets $14, available online. Other showings are February 23, 27, March 1, 2, at 7:30pm; and February 24, March 3 at 2pm. Individual show and season tickets are on sale at www.oceansidetheatre.org. Individual tickets are $21/general; $17/seniors; $14/students and military. Save money with season tickets. Call 760.433.8900 for more info. Articles for The Social Butterfly must be emailed no later than Friday the week prior to publication to: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net

them out. I think they would be best with dogs that are not aggressive. Those girls are not food, people or dog aggressive which is really good and rare." Sweetie and Tuffy desperately need a home.

The poster adds, "there is no re-homing fee and they come with the offer of FREE FOOD for the rest of their lives."

If you think you can help Sweetie and Tuffy, contact Suzanne Buckles at sweetieandtuffy@gmail.com - or give us a call here at The Paper (760) 747.7119. We’ll put you in touch with Suzanne.

Sweetie and Tuffy desperately need a home.

We found them two temporary homes but the time has now arrived again where their time is short. We badly need someone to take these lovely dogs who are so closely bonded.

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get them a home they will have to be euthanized. So sad."

The dogs are 2 spayed 10-yearold female husky shepherd mixes with beautiful bi-colored eyes. They are bonded litter mates and must be adopted together. Would be good in a house with a decent sized back yard and where they can run in and out of the house or garage

and still not seem tired. They probably could do more miles but we don't have the stats. They have a happy disposition and once they get to know you they wag their tails non stop and are very talkative. They are 10 years old but have the energy and personality of 5 years of age. They cannot be kenneled or confined simply because they never have been their whole life and it stresses

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Dawn was also down for the count for about a week with the flu bug . . . but she’s all better now. I spoke with her last week and her voice had laughter and happiness on full dispaly. It doesn’t hurt that business is booming at GEICO, thanks to her excellent management skills, her staff . . . and a little Gecko lizard that is the popular GEICO mascot. Here’s hoping you and your family are spared the nasty flu bug. ••••• I can see! I can see!

Most every morning I bow down in the general direction of the Kaiser Permanente Clinic in Vista. That’s where the offices of the brilliant and skilled ophthalmologist, Dr. Nancy Newman is. Dr. Newman removed a cataract from my left eye last week and my vision has already improved so much she says I probably won’t need glasses any more. Cataract surgery is a piece of cake. Nothing to it. Particularly if you have a skilled surgeon like Dr. Newman. Vision problems? Don’t hesitate. Get the problem fixed. If you’re a member of Kaiser, I highly recommend Dr. Newman. She is absolutely super! ••••• That always smiling guy, Dr. Greg Hurt, is not only a brilliant dentist but he always jumps at a chance to learn new state-of-the-art techniques to help ease his patient’s both in terms of their dental treatment but their pocketbooks as well.

He’s just returned from Phoenix where he was certificated in the new Short Term

Orthodontic care techniques that offer about 80% of his dental patients the opportunity of reducing both time and costs with this new concept.

This man just LOVES continuing education and is often found spending weekends away from home, attending one conference or another, learning more and more applications for dentistry that he can deliver to his patients. Talk about a dedicated doctor! ••••• So Evelyn, who has been sick, was in the mood for a milk shake.

Though I dislike driving at night I, being the kind, caring, loving and thoughtful person I am, went out into that dark night, full of rain drops falling all about and got both her and me a milk shake. I returned, took it in to her, lying there in her sick bed, and gave her the milk shake. Her feeble hand reached out and took it and said "thank you" with a somewhat wan smile.

I adjourned to my office and sipped on my milk shake. All the while my pup, Trixie, sat silently on the floor next to me, looking at me with those pleading eyes. I ignored her for about halfway through the milk shake then my compassion took over. Remember, I am kind, caring, loving and thoughtful (see paragraph one above for confirmation). I said to Trixie . . "Trixie, you are such a patient and loving creature. Daddy is going to share his milk shake with you. I shall take the clear plastic lid that came with the milk shake, pour a bit of it in and give it to you, you kind and loving dog." And I proceeded to do just that.

What I had forgotten, however, and did not see till too late, is that this bowl-like plastic lid had a large hole in it so humans could sip their milk shake through it, via straws. The milk shake proceeded to pour on to my desk, my tennis shorts, and my ankle. Non-plussed I brushed the milk shake off of ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 14

Just in time for Valentine’s Day are the Valentine Puppies. They will be 8 weeks old at that time, are very healthy and sturdy little ones. They will be all ready for new forever homes. Mom is a normal sized Chihuahua and dad was a bigger Terrier mix and a handsome young guy. We believe the pups will be about 12-15 pounds when full grown with down ears.

Like all our pets the puppies will be spayed or neutered, microchipped and registered in your name, given all their puppy shots and rabies with certificate when age appropriate. They will come with food, a small harness/leash, collar, ID tag, bed and toys. For more photographs please view her on our website as well as all the other pups in our rescue that need forever homes or a foster family. Visit www.forgottenpaws.org or contact us at admin@forgottenpaws.org

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Estelle is a 2-year-old spayed female American Staffordshire terrier mix, ID 59768. Estelle has been in a foster home for almost three months and has learned to be a great house pet. She is house trained and crate trained and will chew only on her toys that are given to her. She is well-behaved, smart and fun loving, and she knows all the essential commands. She also plays a mean game of fetch! She is quiet and loving and enjoys hanging out with you watching TV or while you work on the computer. Estelle does get along with older dogs who don't want to play and large male dogs who can match her energy. She does need a home with no cats, and she will do best with children 10 years and older. Estelle is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $42.50 adoption fee Feb. 14-17 (regularly $85) includes spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247.

and that is the CA Brown Act, which I believe pertains to this situation.

I agree with your statement that we have to constantly fight these legal battles. For me, I think we must again fight this legal battle. You mentioned a possible legal cost of $40 to $50 thousand dollars. I am willing to make a financial contribution to this fund of approximately $1000. If we can get more support financially, we would then be able to progress to the courtroom. I don't know how we could raise this money but I am willing to follow up on any suggestions or participate in any actions.

I don't know if I should send a letter to the UT as I have noticed several other people have already sent letters regarding this situation. Should you wish to talk with me, I would delighted to talk ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 11

Bob is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 5 year old, 10 pound, Short Haired Tabby. He was transferred to RCHS from another shelter through the Friends Of County Animal Shelters program. You might think that a Bob cat would be a tough guy. Not at all! He's soft and kind with a quiet "Meow" and a totally laid back attitude. Bob cat's $145 adoption fee includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. If you can't adopt him, consider sponsoring Bob cat until his new family arrives. Meet your new cat, dog, or rabbit right now at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Vacation House Check Program

Planning on going on vacation? Then you may want to sign up for the Police Department’s Vacation House Check program. Vacation House Check is a community-wide service provided by the Escondido Police Department’s Volunteer Patrol. Homes may be checked periodically, as staffing allows, by an Escondido Police Department Volunteer Patrol unit during the specified vacation time. The Volunteer Patrol will provide the following service: Check the perimeter of your home, i.e., locked

doors and windows, closed garage door(s), including your backyard (if accessible). If the Volunteer Patrol unit notes a problem, appropriate action will be taken. The Volunteer Patrol will not be responsible for providing the following: feeding your animals, or picking up your mail, newspapers, and/or other deliveries. Unoccupied houses for sale, rental units, and houses with a house sitter are not eligible for this program.

For more information or to request this service call the Volunteer Coordinator at (760) 839-4792 at least two weeks before your planned vacation and complete a Vacation House Request Form in order to be accepted into the program.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Did you know the City of Vista manages over 316 miles of sewer collection pipes and 40 percent of those collection pipes are more than 40 years old. Throughout the city, old sewer collection systems are nearing the end of their useful life. Replacing the aging pipes will greatly reduce the possibility of leaks or costly emergency repairs in the future. The City is in its third year of using a phased approach to replace these outdated pipes in our collection system. Replacing sewer lines in the older parts of the system will provide more reliable service and require

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 10 with you.

Thank you for your involvement and please keep up the good work. You are a light in the darkness of the Escondido City Council.

A potential financial supporter, Joe Tami

PS Do you feel that Jim Maher would concur with what we are considering?

Editor’s Note: Mr. Tami’s note is very timely. We have set in motion the plans for forming an action group and have secured financial commitments from several “investors’ who

less ongoing maintenance. To avoid the traditional open trench replacement type of construction (tearing up the road to remove the pipes), the City will apply a trenchless technology using a pipe lining process to rehabilitate the existing sewer pipes. Using this liner, the new pipe is created “within the existing pipe”, thus eliminating the need to excavate the roads. Two sewer projects underway are on Hacienda Drive between S. Melrose Drive and Thunder Drive, and on Watson Way. The construction projects will be completed in the spring and are being funded from sewer revenues which residents pay through their monthly sewer bills.

have agreed to fund the necessary legal actions to keep the city honest and open.

This, however, at least as I see it, is not a one-time event. If the city is challenged on this issue legally, and loses, they will simply repeat their ignoring of the taxpayer again and again. We need to have a permanent action group that will challenge them each and every time they seek to ignore the law and their duty to demonstrate good, clean sunshine on their governance and government.

Your offering to help underwrite such an organization is symbolic of the type of people we need to attract to make good things happy. An added bonus

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond City Maps Out 2013 Priorities

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, the San Marcos City Council and City Manager Jack Griffin held a goal setting session to map out overall city priorities for the coming year.

Facilitated by Dr. Connie Weiss from the Centre for Organizational Effectiveness, several focus areas emerged and include maintaining a high quality of life, planning for San Marcos’ future, providing dynamic and responsive services, personnel development, good governance, and

economic development.

Within each of these themes, a number of objectives will be identified to guide City staff in effectively managing the community’s resources and improving the quality of life for those who live, work or visit San Marcos. Finally, a performance-monitoring tool will be implemented to measure the City’s progress towards goal completion.

Beginning in early March, regular goal planning updates will take place to allow for additional City Council feedback on the identified goals while creating increased opportunities for public input.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood IronMan 70.3 Coming to California!

On March 30th, the 2013 Accenture IRONMAN 70.3 California race will be happening! IRONMAN contenders will race alongside age-group athletes on a stunning Southern California course that will cover a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1mile run that will utilize a wide variety of local areas in our community.

One of nearly 60 events in the global IRONMAN 70.3 Series, this race will begin with a swim that will take place in Oceanside Harbor, followed by a one-loop bike course featuring breathtaking views as athletes

is that we would be able to (a) keep a number of itinerant attorney gainfully employed, and (b) because courts typically award legal fees to the prevailing party, the fund could, at least in theory, continue to revolve - using, essentially, the same basic funding apparatus over and over. As to whether Jim Maher would concur with such a plan, this issue has now become far bigger than Jim Maher. It has become an issue of The People versus Big Government. David versus Goliath. As best I can recall, the kid won his battle with Goliath. Thanks for writing such an

ride through San Clemente State Park and then conclude with a running course through the challenging hills of Camp Pendleton and the coastal neighborhoods of the City of Oceanside.

This highly popular race offers a total prize purse of $50,000 and 50 coveted slots to the 2013 IRONMAN World Championship 70.3. Though this event is currently sold out for racing slots, prime viewing of this event will be had for all spectators. So be sure to come early and secure your spot along this racing route as you cheer on these incredible athletes. For more information on the 2013

Accenture IRONMAN 70.3 California race, visit www.IronmanCalifornia.com. See you all there!

excellent letter. We will most definitely be in touch.

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Like a wild mustang Jack’s a relic from the old west, a free spirit. Women can’t stand him but most men secretly admire his purity, Jack is a man’s man. “Bout time ya showed up,” shivered Jack, “it’s colder’n a witch’s tit out here.”

“”Cactus Jack,” a friend of Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth thecomputerfactoryltd.comThe Computer Factory

Cactus Jack’s “Target Marketing”

As we pulled into our parking lot last Saturday I saw a shabby looking bearded man in a cowboy hat stomping his feet and flapping arms in front of our shop. It was cold enough to see his breath. “Look at the poor old homeless man,” I said as we pulled up, “looks like he needs a hot cup of coffee.” Nome looked at the man and snorted. “That’s no man, that’s Cactus Jack and he needs a heck of a lot more than a cup of coffee to turn him into a human being.” Nome is not a Cactus Jack fan. Jack owns the “Rainbow Computer Emporium” in the ranch country South of Temecula about a mile off 15. He swindles his customers and lies when it suits him. He always reeks of sweat, chewing tobacco and whisky.

“Where’s your truck?” I asked as I unlocked the door.

“Parked at Fry’s. I got me a parkin’ place right in front of the door and I didn’t want to give it up so I walked over here. I thought ya opened at nine so I been freezing my cajones off,” he grumped.

“What are you buying at Fry’s today?” I asked as I got the coffee going.

“I’m gittin me a couple of them $299 computers that’s on sale.”

“What kind of “target” wants a computer like that?” I asked.

“I’ll just tell ya mister smarty pants,” sneered Jack. “One of ems a lady that’s gotta buy a graduation present for her nephew. The kids a stoner and a tweaker. He graduated on a clerical error. His parents got some backwater junior college in Arkansas to take him. The only thing that kid will ever graduate from is rehab. She figured the kid will sell the computer for drugs as soon as he runs low on cash so she needed the cheapest “new” PC she could git.”

“OK,” I said “that does sound like a good fit but how about the other one?”

“This feller in Temecula wants it fer his wife’s sister that moved in with them til

Last week, newspapers reported yet another story of government waste. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) took $3.66 million from legal settlements and deposited them in a hidden account. The money was wasted on unnecessary items and $33,000 was spent on a conference at a Pismo Beach resort.

This is just one more embarrassing discovery of government mismanagement. The 2012 legislative session ended with a $50 million Department of Parks scandal, and the 2013 session begins with investigation of another department’s financial misconduct. It is unacceptable, but there is an answer: increased auditing. Every agency and program

“What kind of work is she looking for?” I asked.

“She advertises a business called “Lolita’s

Mobile Massage” on Craig’s list.”

Jack looked at his watch. “Time for shift change at Fry’s, gotta go.” As he went out the door he turned and said, “you folks’d have a gold mine here if you only knew how to run it right.”

“I thought there was a limit of one to a customer,” I said.

“I got one in my truck already and I’m waitin fer the shift change so I can git the other un,” he said.

“I saw one of those last week Jack, the processor is like a six year old PC, the components are really cheap and it barely has enough memory to boot up. I wouldn’t dream of selling junk like that.” “Hah!” said Jack triumphantly, “that’s cause you don’t know squat bout target marketing. I’ve got em sold fer $399 each.”

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her husband gits outa jail. She’s used his PC looking fer jobs and got it chock full of viruses. He’s gittin hundreds of e-mails and his server wants to cut him off.”

should be audited annually to evaluate both program performance and expenditures. My Republican colleagues and I have consistently called for improved oversight, and for the past few years, I have introduced legislation to achieve this. Unfortunately, the majority party is more concerned with the bill factory than accountability, and the administration considers the story of Cal Fire’s financial mismanagement “boring.” Ignoring their indifference, I will continue to advocate for increased oversight on behalf of California’s taxpayers.

Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos, Escondido, and Vista,

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A drunken totally naked woman jumped into a taxi at Fortitude Valley in Brisbane, Australia.

The Indian driver shook his head, opened his eyes wide and stared at the woman. He made no attempt to start the cab. "What's wrong with you Luv, haven't you ever seen a nude woman before?"

"I'll not be staring at you lady, I am telling you, that would not be proper, where I am coming from..." "Well, if you're not staring at me Luvie, what are you doing then?"

"Well, I am looking and looking, and I am thinking and thinking to myself, where is this lady keeping the money to be paying me?!"

Why do supermarkets make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front? Why do people order double cheeseburgers, large fries, and a diet coke? Why do banks leave vault doors open and then chain the pens to the counters?

Why do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in our driveways and put our useless junk in the garage?

Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darkens our skin?

Why can't women put on mascara with their mouth closed?

Why don't you ever see the headline 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?

Why is 'abbreviated' such a long word? Why is it that doctors and

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attorneys call what they do 'practice'?

Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavoring, and dish washing liquid made with real lemons? Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?

Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?

Why didn't Noah swat those two mosquitoes? Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections? Learning to Cuss

A 6 year old and a 4 year old are raking the yard.

The 6 year old asks, "You know what? I think it's about time we started learning to cuss."The 4 year old nods his head in approval.

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firearms. Implementing common sense solutions will do more to keep our children safe than any new gun control regulations. Waldron’s District office at 350 W. 5th Ave., Suite 110 will open on February 18. Constituents are invited to contact her staff to discuss areas of concern within the 75th Assembly District. New Rotary Club Formed

Olga Diaz, Escondido City Council Member, has spearheaded a movement to form a new Rotary Club that will have primarily a Latino membership and will serve a number of communities along the Hiway 78 corridor.

North County has never before had a Rotary club based on ethnicity or that included members from such a large geographic area. Rotary Clubs are recognized world wide as a distinguished service club that has done great good for the community; however, there are already

The 6 year old continues,"When we go in for breakfast, I'm gonna say something with hell and you say something with ass."

The 4 year old agrees with enthusiasm.

When the mother walks into the kitchen and asks the 6 year old what he wants for breakfast, he replies, "Aw, hell, Mom, I guess I'll have some Cheerios. WHACK!

He flies out of his chair, tumbles across the kitchen floor, gets up, and runs upstairs crying his eyes out, with his mother in hot pursuit,slapping his rear with every step.

His mom locks him in his room and shouts, "You can stay there until I let you out!" She then comes back downstairs, looks at the 4 year old and asks with a stern voice, "And what do YOU want for breakfast, young man?" "I don't know," he blubbers, "but you can bet your fat ass it

won't be Cheerios!"

critics who are saying this club is based on ethnicity and could well prove divisive. Diaz and other organizers of the club argue that it will boost Latino participation in Rotary and its many activities. Diaz also points out there are already two clubs that are organizaed specifically for blacks and Pacific Islanders. Diaz resigned from another Rotary Club in order to join the new one.

What, if any, effect this will have on Diaz’s reported interest in running for Mayor at the next election is unknown. She has not publicly announced her intentions to run for Mayor but political scuttlebutt is that is her goal. By all accounts, she would be a formidable opponent.

Escondido Mayor Sam Abed, a longtime Rotary member, said he was disappointed to hear about the new club.

“This seems divisive and counterproductive to our efforts to unite the community,” he said. “We need to grow as a city together, and there’s no need to start anything based on ethnicity.”

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Vista Gunshot Victim Survives

Saturday night shots rang out and a 26-year-old man was hit several times on a Vista street corner. He later showed up at an Oceanside hospital, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. Staff at Tri-City Medical Center had alerted the Sheriff’s Department about 7:30 p.m. to report a patient with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim told deputies he was shot at North Santa Fe and East Drive by an unknown man who then fled on foot around 7 p.m. About the same time, someone in the area called 911 to report hearing gunfire and seeing someone suspicious in the area. Deputies investigated but, to date, have not identified the shooter or the reason for the shooting.

The victim’s wounds were not life-threatening, but he

was transferred to a trauma center for further treatment, Menzies said.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200. An individual could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if a tip leads to an arrest. Smugglers and Illegals Arrested

Two incidents occurred within the past week involving illegal alien and/or contraband smuggling. Eleven people suspected of trying to enter the country illegally were arrested early Monday in Del Mar. A panga boat was spotted near Torrey Pines about 2:30am according to Border Patrol Agents. Later, a group of 11 illegals was arrested as they came ashore near Del Mar. Later, Carlsbad police report a multi-agency search effort for what was believed to be the pilot of a panga with a load of illegals and/or drugs. He had jumped into the ocean and is believed to have drowned. A Recovery effort is underway.

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Audrey M. Alderman, 97, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on January 13, 2013.

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Jacqueline N. Perry, 84, of San Diego, CA., passed away on February 5, 2013.

Jean A. Holladay, 100, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on January 18, 2013.

Joyce A. Carter, 66, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on January 10, 2013. Vickie L. Phillips, 45, of Hemet, CA., passed away

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Jeane M. La Fon, 91, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 28, 2013.

Concetta Arena, 100, of Escondido, CA. passed away on January 19, 2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001284 The name of the business: Center for Family Development, located at 6289 Paseo Privado, Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Lester Noll Evans, PhD, & Leslie A. Evans, LMFT 6289 Paseo Privado Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by CoPartners. First day of business was 1/25/2008. /s/Laila A. Evans, LMFT, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/14/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001805 The name of the business: Cafe Panini, located at 505 Cook Avenue, Carlsbad, Ca. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Cafe Panini Carlsbad 510 Anchor Way Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gene DeSantis, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/18/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001501 The name of the business: California Homemades, located at 1788 La Costa Meadows Dr, #105, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Shanti Claydon 835 Socin Ct. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.01/16/2013. /s/Shanti Claydon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/16/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001684 The name of the business: Circle of Friends, Causing Enterprise, located at 701 Ash Lane, #202, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Christian Causing 701 Ash Lane #202 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Christian Causing This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/17/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002241 The name of the business: Xtazo, Xtazo.com, located at 2421 Heatherwood Court, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Virginia Bishop 2421 Heatherwood Court Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/23/2013. /s/Virginia Bishop This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/23/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002541 The name of the business: USAir Company, located at 1180 Civic Center Dr. #B25, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Eric E. Hall 1180 Civic Center Dr. #B-25 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Eric E. Hall This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/28/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002464 The name of the business: Villa & Company, located at 1451 N. Elm St., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Jeffery N. Villa 1451 N. Elm Street Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/24/2013. /s/Jeffery N., Villa This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/25/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002301 The name of the business: AA Elite Spa, located at 277 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd, #F, San Marcos, “Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Yu Jing Li 1405 El Norte Parkwy #26 Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Yu Jing Li This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/24/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002117 The name of the business: Tacos Alex, located at 250 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: J. Sacramento Avila Angel 250 W. Mission Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/15/2009. /s/J. Sacramento Avila Angel This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/23/2013. 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002269 The name of the business: RV Storage, located at 2620 S. Santa Fe Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Anna L. and Dale E. Callen 2620 S. Santa Fe Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was 01/01/1985. /s/Dale E. Callen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/24/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00032345-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Larnce Luckett filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Larnce Luckett to Proposed name Larence Luckett. 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: March 26, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Jan 29, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002153 The name of the business: Pro Spa Movers, located at 504 Driftwood Ct., Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Bill Faraimo 504 Driftwood Ct. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/01/2013 /s/Bill Faraimo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/23/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002144 The name of the business: Scorpius Martial Arts, located at 466E N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Judith L. Hawley 466 E. N. Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Judith L. Hawley This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/23/2013. 1/31, 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF LOUISE G. HARBIN Case No. 37-2013-00032597PR-PL-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of LOUISE G. HARBIN; LOUISE GRACE HARBIN; LOUISE GRACE (HOLDER) HARBIN. A Petition for Probate has been filed by DEAN HARBIN in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 FOURTH AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92102, CENTRAL BRANCH. The Petition for Probate requests that DEAN HARBIN 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 representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative 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: MAR 12, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. Dept: PC-1 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 the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under Section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your right as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE154) 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: PHYLLIS J. MCGREEVEY, ESQ. 410 S. MELROSE DR. SUITE 102 VISTA, CA. 92081 760.726.8928 2/07, 2/14 & 2/21/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-002983 The name of the business: Nu View Home Improvements, located 41530 Enterprise Circle South, *209, Temecula, Ca. 92590, is hereby registered by the following: Bettye Farar 41530 Enterprie Circle S209 Temecula, Ca. 92590 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/01/2012. /s/Bettye Farar This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/31/2013. 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT #2013-002106

NAME

The name of the business: Chase

#2013-001792

ed at 5962 La Place Court, Suite

STATEMENT The name of the business: Vista

Comfort Care, Family Comfort

Care, located at 228 Iron Dr.,

The Web, Snazzy Shoppers, locat-

100, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following:

Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby regis-

SaveOnResorts.com LLC

Astoria Villa, Inc.

Carlsbad, CA. 92008

tered by the following:

228 Iron Dr.

Vista, CA. 92083

This business is conducted by a

corporation. First day of business

was 01/01/2013.

/s/Natalie Spence, Secretary

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

County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego County on 01/18/2013.

2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

5962 La Place Curt, Suite 100

This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First

day of business was 01/01/2013.

/s/Elliot Springer, COO

This statement was filed with

Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr.,

County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego County on 01/23/2013.

2/07, 2/14, 2/21 and 2/28/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00032213-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jaimie Lee Wagner filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jaimie Lee Wagner to Proposed name Jaimie Lee Ruiz. 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. Date: NOTICE OF HEARING: March 26, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Jan 29, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00030475-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Matthew Edward Bigham filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Matthew Edward Bigham to Proposed name Matthew Edward Connolly. 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: March 12, 2013, 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 Jan 18, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003600 The name of the business: Go Turf Direct, located at 3131 Jacqueline Ln., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: William Brown 3131 Jacqueline Ln. Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/William Brown This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 02/05/2013. 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 and 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003309 The name of the business: Player4Life, located at 284 Countryhaven Rd., Encinitas, CA. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: Diana L. Meredith 284 Countryhaven Rd. Encinitas, CA. 92024 Fay Schwartz 2340 Carol View Dr. E217 Cardiff, CA. 92007 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Diana L. Meredith This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 02/01/2013. 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 and 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003328 The name of the business: Kirch Law Group, located at 100 E. San Marcos Blvd, #400, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Donna Kirch 3617 Sage Canyon Dr. Enciitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Donna Kirch This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 02/04/2013. 02/07, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

February 14, 2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003558 The name of the business: Thai Holistic Bodyworks, located at 2111 S. El Camino Real, Oceanside, Ca. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Charles Scott Whipple 4725 Sandalwood Way Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Charles Scott Whipple This statement was filed Ernest J. with Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/05/2013. 2/07, 2/14, 2/21 and 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003659 The name of the business: Pacific Part Source, located at 2462 Eagle Crest Ln., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Norm Werthmann 2462 Eagle Crest Ln. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Norm Werthmann This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/06/2013. 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 and 3/07/2013

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE

Date of Filing Application: February 6, 2013 To Whom It May Concern:

The Name of the Applicants are: LUCIA MARIA DELIA, RITA MARIA DELIA The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 145- W. MISSION RD STE G &H SAN MARCOS, CA. 92069 Type of license applied for: 41-ON-SALE BEER & WINE - EATING PLACE 2/14/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME

STATEMENT #2013-003522

The name of the business:

UTW Distribution, located at

1726

Tara

Way,

San

Marcos, Ca. 92078, is here-

by registered by the following:

Capativa Tech., Inc. 1726 Tara Way

San Marcos, Ca. 92078

This business is conducted

by a corporation. First day of business was 2/04/2013.

/s/Shih-Mei Kao, CEO

This statement was filed with

Ernest

Dronenburg

J.

Jr.,

County Clerk/Recorder of San

Diego

2/05/2013.

2/14,

County

on

2/28

and

2/21,

3/07/2013

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF EDITH HANSEN COLLISTER Case No. 37-2012-00152717PR-PW-CTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Edith Collister, AKA Edith Hansen Collister, AKA Edith Hansen. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Paul J. Hansen in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1409 FOURTH AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA. 92102, CENTRAL BRANCH. The Petition for Probate requests that Paul J. Hansen 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 representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative 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: MAR 19, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. Dept: PC-1 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 the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under Section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your right as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE154) 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: PAUL J. HANSEN 542 Taylor St. Vista, CA. 92084 760.940.0116 cel 760.716.6677 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003261 The name of the business: Clowminzer Cnsulting Group, Zencoach, located at 2441 Longstaff Ct., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Greg Clowminzer 2441 Longstaff Ct. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/04/1994 /s/Greg Clowminzer This statement was filed Ernest J. with Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/01/2013. 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 and 3/07/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001578 The name of the business: Sur-Cal Coatings, located at 5655 Tumbleweed Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Lester Rivera 5655 Tumbleweed Way Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/01/2007. /s/Lester Rivera This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 1/16/2013. 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 and 3/07/2013


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The Doctor is In! their smiles without having to make significant changes in how their rear teeth fit together. This treatment costs substantially less and as the title suggests takes much less time to complete than ordinary orthodontics.

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The Paper February 13, 2013  

February 13, 2013 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.

The Paper February 13, 2013  

February 13, 2013 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.