The Paper - January 15, 2015

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Volume 45 - No. 03

January 15, 2015

by lyle e davis

Last week’s cover story took a look at Alaska and its culture and touched briefly on the Yukon. This week, we take a little longer and deeper look at the Yukon.

Wanna go exploring into a country that is challenging, dangerous, offering adventure, privacy, and sometimes rough living? And all from the comfort of your nice, warm, safe and secure home or office? Well jump right on in and let’s find out about . . the Yukon!

As we pointed out last week, the Yukon belongs to Canada, not us. It is not part of Alaska. Still, there is a connection.

It was a great human drama that caught the attention of the world, and transformed the demographics, culture, and environment of Alaska and the Yukon. Dawson City, Yukon, is the heart of the world-famous Klondike Gold Rush. On August 17, 1896, three Yukon “Sourdoughs”: George Carmack, Dawson Charlie, and Skookum Jim found gold on Rabbit Creek (now Bonanza Creek) a tributary of the Klondike River.

They had no idea they would set off one of the greatest gold rushes in history. Beginning in 1897, an army of hopeful goldseekers, unaware that most of the good Klondike claims were already staked, boarded ships in Seattle and other Pacific port cities and headed north toward the vision of riches to be had for the taking. Most stampeders felt disappointed when they reached Dawson. Local miners had claimed all the gold-bearing creeks up to a year earlier.

Without gold "for the taking," late arrivals milled about town. Many went home. Some found jobs in and around Dawson. People made good wages working another miner’s claim, or in saloons, hotels, and other support positions. Others looked for gold on nearby The Paper - 760.747.7119


Newspaper articles helped start the Klondike Gold Rush.

The “Golden Stairway”.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Dawson City.

The Ultimate Goal of the Gold Rush!

Dawson City as it is today.

creeks but rarely found any.

The irony of the gold rush was that after risking their lives and fortunes on the journey, most stampeders never struck it rich.

Before the gold rush, according to the National Park Service, the Tlingit people used the trail to trade fish, seal oil and

seaweed for caribou skins and plant material with the First Nations people in Canada. Parks Canada indicates that the Chilkoot Trail was one of five trade route passages, each of which was owned by one clan. Chilkoot Village’s Raven clan claimed ownership of the Chilkoot Trail. The twenty-six mile trail over

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Chilkoot Pass was steep and hazardous. Most stampeders who gave up did so attempting to cross the mountains. In the winter, stampeders struggled in blizzards, snow, frigid temperatures, and avalanches. The trail shot up about 1,000 feet in the final half mile. Stampeders climbed the "golden staircase," 1,500 steps cut in the snow and ice, and used a guide rope for support.

All through the summer and on into the winter of 1897–98, stampeders poured into the newly created Alaskan tent and shack towns of Skagway and Dyea—the jumping off points for the 600-mile trek to the goldfields. Stampeders faced their greatest hardships on the Chilkoot Trail. There were murders and suicides, disease and malnutrition, and death from hypothermia, avalanche, and some said heartbreak. During the first year of the rush an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 goldseekers spent an average of three months packing their outfits up the trails and over the passes to the lakes. On one occasion Stampeders recovered the injured and dead from an avalanche near the summit that

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Just A Weeeeeee Bit

An extraordinarily handsome man decided he had the responsibility to marry the perfect woman so they could produce beautiful children beyond compare.

With that as his mission, he began to search for the perfect woman.

Shortly thereafter he met a Redneck who had three stunning, gorgeous daughters that positively took his breath away. So he explained his mission to the Redneck and asked for permission to marry one of them. The Redneck simply replied, “They're lookin' to get married,

killed 63 people on April 3, 1898.

"It was a super-human effort to transport those thousands of pounds up that narrow, slippery, rocky trail of the Pass, through boulder-strewn canyons, across swampy bottomlands." ~ Martha Louise Black, Stampeder. Each individual trudged hundreds of miles back and forth along the trails, moving gear from cache to cache. Once the prospectors had hauled their full array of gear to the lakes, they built or bought boats to float the remaining 550 or so miles downriver to Dawson City and the Klondike mining district where an almost limitless supply of gold nuggets was said to be ready for the taking. Tent communities of about 10,000 each formed at Lakes Bennett and Lindemann during the winter of 1897-1898.

With the thaw in May 1898, about 7,000 boats of all types began the 500-mile Yukon River journey from the lakes to Dawson. This journey took about three weeks, but it was not an easy ride. Wild rapids tested stampeders. The worst were Miles Canyon, White Horse, Five Fingers and the Rink. Stampeders lost boats and outfits, and some drowned,

so you came to the right place. Look 'em over and pick the one you want.” The man dated the first daughter. The next day the Redneck asked for the man's opinion.

“Well," said the man, “she's just a weeeeee bit, not that you can hardly notice... pigeon-toed.”

The Redneck nodded and suggested the man date one of the other girls; so the man went out with the second daughter.

The next day, the Redneck again asked how things went. “Well," the man replied, “she's just a weeeee bit, not that you can hardly tell... cross-eyed.” The Redneck nodded and suggested he date the third girl to see if things might be better. So he did.

The next morning the man rushed in exclaiming, “She's perfect, just perfect. She's the one I want to marry!”

So they were wed right away. Months later the baby was born. When the man visited the nursery he was horrified: the baby was the ugliest, most pathetic human you can imagine. He rushed to his father-inlaw and asked how such a thing could happen considering the beauty of the parents.

but most arrived safely in Dawson by the summer of 1898.

Joe Ladue and Arthur Harper had been trading in the Yukon for years. They were quick to purchase, stake and establish the town site of Dawson (named for Canadian Geologist George Mercer Dawson) at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers, about twenty kilometers from Discovery Claim.

News reached the outside world in July of 1897 when the steamships Excelsior and Portland reached San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, with the successful miners from the previous season carrying the infamous “Ton of Gold”. News spread like wildfire of a land where “nuggets could be picked off the creek floor” to a recession suffering world and caused an unprecedented stampede of an estimated 100,000 people to set out to the Klondike. Most left knowing little of the journey they would undertake. Most would need to travel over

“Well,” explained the Redneck... “she was just a weeeee bit, not that you could hardly tell... pregnant when you met her.” ••••• Following the tragic death of the Human Cannonball at the County Fair, a spokesman said "We'll struggle to get another man of the same calibre." ••••• Just been to the gym. They've got a new machine in. Only used it for half an hour, as I started to feel sick. It's great though. It does everything – Kit Kats, Mars Bars, Snickers, Potato Chips, the lot.. ••••• Question - Are there too many immigrants in California? 17% said yes; 11% said No; 72% said "I no unnerstand the question, amigo." ••••• Polish Sausage

Everyone seems to be in such a hurry to scream 'prejudice' these days .... A customer asked, "In what aisle can I find the Polish sausage?" The clerk Polish?"




The guy, clearly offended, says, "Yes I am. But let me ask you something. If I had asked for Italian sausage, would you ask me if I was Italian? Or if I had

3100 miles to get to Dawson City. In 1898 Dawson quickly grew as thirty thousand (some say fifty) pick-and-shovel miners, prospectors, storekeepers, saloon keepers, bankers, gambler, prostitutes and adventure seekers took over the town site.

Most arrived to discover the good ground had been staked in the previous two years. Many simply booked passage home but others stayed and made fortunes through other endeavors. Money was not an issue in Dawson, as gold was in abundance, and businesses that catered to the gold-strapped miners thrived. From 1896-1899 $29 million in gold was pulled from the ground around Dawson City.

Dawson became known as the “Paris of the North”: The largest city west of Winnipeg and north of Seattle. Overnight millionaires roamed the streets seeking ways to spend their riches. The best food, drink and clothing were all available for purchase, at a high cost. Dance and gambling halls, bars, brothels, restaurants and supply stores all made fortunes

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asked for German Bratwurst, would you ask me if I was German? Or if I asked for a kosher hot dog would you ask me if I was Jewish? Or if I had asked for a taco, would you ask if I was Mexican? Or if I asked for some Irish whiskey, would you ask if I was Irish?" The clerk says, "No, I probably wouldn't."

The guy says, "Well then, because I asked for Polish sausage, why did you ask me if I'm Polish?" The clerk replied, "Because you're in Home Depot." ••••• Softball

A group of softball players, all in their 40's, discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because the waitresses were young, good looking, had big breasts and wore short-shorts.

Ten years later, at age 50, the softball buddies once again discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because the food and service was good, they had many televisions to watch the games on, and the beer selection was excellent.

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“mining the miners”.

Dawson continued to thrive until gold was found on the beaches of Nome, Alaska, in 1899. Many of the same people who came seeking fortunes in the Klondike left Dawson in a new rush. Dawson served as Yukon's capital from the territory's founding in 1898 until 1952, when the seat was moved to Whitehorse.

Dawson today is colorful and involved community that still has the look and feel of a wildwest town, with the personalities to boot. Miners, Artists, Wanderers, and the First Nations still call this place home. The population of Dawson was 1,319 at the 2011 census.

Some of us have limited knowledge of the Yukon, thanks to authors like Jack London and Robert Service. Others of us know even less than the legends and tales that came out of that area. Jack London arrived in the Yukon an unknown and unpublished writer. The observations he made and the

stories he wrote as a result of those observations, both fictional and non-fictional, made him a wealthy man . . . one of the highest paid authors of this time.

Stories like “Call of the Wild,” and “White Fang,” made him well known; he also wrote short stories such as “To Build a Fire,” “Love of Life,” and “An Odyssey of the North.” Later, he would write of the South Pacific . . . as well as of San Francisco in “The Sea Wolf.” Born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876, he died way too young, at age 40, on November 22, 1916. In that short span of time he made his mark . . . indeed, Jack London Square in Oakland, CA., where he lived for a time, is named after him. Robert Service is equally remarkable. He was, in fact, a banker . . . a banker who wrote mighty good stories and poems, even though he arrived in the Yukon well after the Yukon Gold Rush. London lived in the Dawson area from October 1897 to June 1898.

We’ll take a closer look at Robert Service later in this story. Wildlife

Chilkoot Pass houses grizzlies,

Escondido, CA—In a 2002 issue of Neurosurgical Focus, a peerreviewed article was published by a Dr. Michael D. Martin, MD et al. in which the third sentence states: “The disc itself is active tissue that contains significant mechanisms for self-repair.” That article was published by a neurosurgeon and written direct-ly for neurosurgeons.

“The Disc Itself Is Active Tissue...”

So what does that really mean to us? It tells us that the disc itself does have a God-given ability to heal and repair if provided the proper mechanisms for self-healing. There is a specific mechanism inherent in each of the spinal discs called the “pump mechanism of disc nutri-tion” (see Fig 1). When this mechanism is not working properly, the spinal discs will begin to die causing bulges, herniations, and eventually spinal stenosis.

The spinal disc is one of the very few tissues in the body that does not have a direct blood supply for circulation. The only way that the disc gets the circulation of water, oxygen and nutrients for self-repair is via this specific disc pump mechanism. What happens when you decrease cir-culation in any type of tissue, whether it be animal tissue, plant tissue or human tissue? Exactly, it begins to become weak and begins to degenerate.

Symptoms Are NOT The Problem

Now the symptoms of pain, numbness,

porcupines, wolverines, ruffed grouse and white-throated sparrows. From July through to September, Taiya River has a salmon run, attracting black and brown bears. In the evenings, hikers can see beavers building dams.

The Modern Trail Today, the 33-mile trail into the Yukon originates at the Taiya River bridge in Dyea and north over the Chilkoot Pass to Canada’s Southern Lakes, part of the Yukon River. The hike can take three to five days. The trail attracts thousands of hikers each year. As only 50 hikers are permitted on the trail per day, the National Park Service requires reservations and registration by phone (see Resources). Eight passes are set aside each day for hikers without a reservation. We spoke earlier of Robert W. Service, the “Bard of the Yukon.” His vivid descriptions of the Yukon and its people made it seem that he was a veteran of the Klondike gold rush, instead of the late-arriving bank clerk he actually was. Fascinating backgound. Born into a family of comfortable means he had a great education and started writing verses at a tender young age. Here, for example is a verse he wrote,

brown leaves are the plant’s problem? Of course not, the leaves turning brown is just a condition that is telling you that there is something wrong with the plant. The plant is unhealthy and needs water and nutrients. You could spray paint the leaves green but it just covers up the condition. The underlying problem still exists and will continue to produce brown leaves until you fix the actual problem. and tingling that most experience with bulging, herni-ated or degenerative discs are NOT the problem. The definition of a symptom: “something that indicates the existence of something else.” It is just like the dashboard of your car telling you that something is wrong (brake lights out, engine needs checked, overheating, etc.) Those lights that appear in your car dash are NOT the problem. You can remove the lights surgically or put a piece of duct tape over the lights but the problem will NOT be fixed...the problem is still present.

Let’s take a look at a plant for example...if the leaves on a plant begin to turn brown, would you say that the

a grace, on his sixth birthday: God bless the cakes and bless the jam; Bless the cheese and the cold boiled ham: Bless the scones Aunt Jeannie makes, And save us all from bellyaches. Amen

He grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, and entered the banking trade . . . a profession he followed for years and years, and which ultimately led him to be assigned to The Yukon. He was a late arrival, coming well after the major Klondike rush . . . but he did live in a log cabin and entertained his colleagues with his verse as well as selling his stories and verses, all of which made him a very wealthy man. One of our favorites, and one that gives a vivid description of the life and tribulations of someone living in the Yukon is ... The Cremation of McGee By Robert W. Service


There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold;

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In your spine, when the pump mechanism of disc nutrition fails, the disc will begin to de-generate and become weak. This weakness in the disc is what produces the bulging, herniated, and degenerative discs.

The treatment that is provided at Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido is revolutionary and is specifically designed to artificially re-create the pump mecha-nism in the discs which allows the spinal discs to heal and re-pair. The best part of the treat-ment is that it uses no drugs, no injections, and no surgery. Plus it’s painless and many patients relax and fall asleep while un-dergoing the treatment. The amount of treatment needed to allow the discs to heal and repair varies from person to person and can only be determined after a detailed neurological and orthopedic evaluation. We do NOT accept everyone for treatment and will let you know if we can accept your case for treatment. Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC at the Spine and Neuropathy Care Center in Escondido, CA will do a spinal disc severity examination to determine the

Dr. Stephen Heilman, DC

Dr. Heilman will be offering this spinal disc severity examination from now until January 25, 2015. Call 760-480-4480 to make an appointment to determine if your spinal discs can be treated. NOTE: Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center is located at 700 W. El Norte Pkwy in Escondido immediately East of Interstate 15 at the intersection of Seven Oaks.

The Paper • Page 4 • January 15, 2015 Escondido Police Officers assist Anonymous Donor with helping families in need this past Holiday Season

This past holiday season, an anonymous Escondido resident contacted the Escondido Police Department wanting their help in providing some holiday cheer. Police officers often come into contact with people less fortunate and in need of a little holiday cheer. Knowing this, an anonymous member of the Escondido Charitable Foundation asked for our help in providing it. The donor handed over $10,000.00 to Escondido Police Officer’s Care Foundation and asked that the officers themselves donate $100 to people they come into contact with during the course of their day that are in the most need.

The anonymous donor wanted to give the Escondido Police officers the ability to spread the good will to the residents that they serve every day of the year. Police Officers for several days were “on the look-out” for people that were less fortunate. Officers found various ways to distribute the money. They found residents walking down the streets, driving in cars, and waiting for buses. Some officers even remembered people from contacts

Man About Town

Delighted to learn of the ban on puppy mill pet sales in Oceanside. Kudos to Mayor Jim Wood, Deputy Mayor Chuck Lowery, and Councilmember Esther Sanchez, for having the backbone to stand up for puppies and dogs and to send a strong message to those outrageous puppy mills and their cohorts who, up till now, had tried to perpetuate the market.

Now . . . when will Escondido, San Marcos, Vista, and Carlsbad city councils take similar action? In our not so humble opinion, puppies and dogs should not be allowed to be sold by retail pet stores within the city limits of any municipality.

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months earlier that were under unfortunate circumstances and thought to reach back out them to help out this past holiday.

Many of the people contacted originally thought that they were in trouble for some reason but then the emotions turned to joy and disbelief after being handed the gift by the officer.

Several officers walked away after being hugged and all of the officers walked away feeling like they made Christmas a little better. One officer reported back to his sergeant, that participating in this event was one of the “coolest” things that he has done as an officer. Police Chief Craig Carter stated that police officers often contact people during the worst part of lives and thanks to this individual, we were able to turn a bad situation around for at least 100 families. Carter went on to say that the contacts were just as rewarding to police officers as the families receiving the money. He said the police officers were able to walk away from those contacts knowing that the holiday season for those families will be a little better.

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San Diego has already passed a ban on such sales; now Oceanside has taken the lead in North County. ••••• A beautiful bride department: The former Megan Bitsoff, Marketing Whiz at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, has traded in for a new name. Henceforth, she is known as Megan Andretta, child bride of the exceedingly handsome Chris Andretta.

Letters to the Editor North . . . to Alaska!

Lyle Davis,

I enjoyed your piece on Alaska. I lived there for 3 years and my son was there for about 10. We both moved from 20 years in Maine so adapting was a bit easier for us as many of the traits you need in Alaska are the same as in Maine.

Most of what you said was pretty spot on and your overall assessment was correct. The part you missed was called winter. If you can live through a few of those and still want to stay, you deserve the bonus from the oil revenues! I've endured Iowa and Maine in the winter (as well as several other, easier states) and Alaska, by far, is the toughest place I've ever lived.

I appreciate the picture and story about the Fairview Inn. A glass of wine, eh? That must have given the locals a good guffaw.

Next time you get to Fairbanks I'd suggest you travel due east about 60 miles to the hot springs at China Springs. You can't miss it as the road stops there (yep, that's right, it goes 60 miles in one direction and nowhere else!). Then go south (follow the pipeline) to Valdez. When we came out of the pass from Fairbanks to Valdez the ice on the inside of the moon roof melted and it started raining inside the truck! What a riot. There's an interesting little museum in Valdez. But you're right, the best way to get to know the real Alaska is to live there for a while. The people have a unique way of thinking. But then again if you can deal with the winters, you, too, will have a unique way of thinking! Jim Phoenix North San Diego County, CA.

Letters to the Editor are always welcome. Try to keep them to 250 words or less. Email them to:

Following their wedding they had a fantastic honeymoon in the Caribbean, which is where this photo was taken:

Dunno about you but I’m excited to hear about “Les Miserables” coming to the Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Tell you why I’m so excited.

One of Broadway’s longest running musicals, this eight time Tony Award-winner, this brand new production of this world-wide theatrical phenomenon comes to Escondido on Saturday, February 7th at 8pm and Sunday February 8th at 2pm.

Evelyn and I will be front row center, enjoying the breath taking music and following the dramatic story. Hope to see you and yours there as well.

It’s one of the most celebrated musicals in the world, based on the original 19th century Victor Hugo classic novel, later converted to a musical.

If this top-rated show succeeds in Escondido you’re going to see more and more promoters bring class act entertainment to the Center. We’ve been starved for great entertainment here in North County for years. This could be the beginning of a trend.

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Ten years later, at age 60, the team again discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because there was plenty of parking, they could dine in peace, and it was good value for the money.

Ten years later, at age 70, they discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because the restaurant was wheelchair accessible and had a toilet for the disabled.

Ten years later, at age 80, the friends discussed where they should meet for lunch. Finally it was agreed that they would meet at Hooters because they had never been there before. ••••• Aging Gracefully . . . Random Thoughts As We Age... Last year I joined a support group for procrastinators. We haven't decided yet when to meet!

Wouldn't it be great if we could put ourselves in the dryer for ten minutes; come out wrinklefree and three sizes smaller! I don't trip over things, I do random gravity checks!

I don't need anger management. I need people to stop pissing me off! Old age is coming at a really bad time!

When I was a child I thought Nap Time was a punishment ... now, as a grown up, it just feels like a small vacation!

The biggest lie I tell myself is ... "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it." Lord grant me the strength to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can & the friends to post my bail when I finally snap! I don't have gray hair. I have "wisdom highlights." I'm just very wise. My people skills are just fine. It's my tolerance to idiots that needs work.

Teach your daughter how to shoot, because a restraining order is just a piece of paper. If God wanted me to touch my toes, he would've put them on my knees.

The kids text me "plz" which is shorter than please. I text back "no" which is shorter than "yes". ‘Chuckles’

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The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee. Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows. Why he left his home in the South to roam 'round the Pole, God only knows. He was always cold, but the land of gold seemed to hold him like a spell; Though he'd often say in his homely way that "he'd sooner live in hell." On a Christmas Day we were mushing our way over the Dawson trail. Talk of your cold! through the parka's fold it stabbed like a driven nail. If our eyes we'd close, then the lashes froze till sometimes we couldn't see; It wasn't much fun, but the only one to whimper was Sam McGee.

And that very night, as we lay packed tight in our robes beneath the snow, And the dogs were fed, and the

stars o'erhead were dancing heel and toe, He turned to me, and "Cap," says he, "I'll cash in this trip, I guess; And if I do, I'm asking that you won't refuse my last request." Well, he seemed so low that I couldn't say no; then he says with a sort of moan: "It's the cursèd cold, and it's got right hold till I'm chilled clean through to the bone. Yet 'tain't being dead—it's my awful dread of the icy grave that pains; So I want you to swear that, foul or fair, you'll cremate my last remains."

A pal's last need is a thing to heed, so I swore I would not fail; And we started on at the streak of dawn; but God! he looked ghastly pale. He crouched on the sleigh, and he raved all day of his home in Tennessee; And before nightfall a corpse was all that was left of Sam McGee. There wasn't a breath in that land of death, and I hurried, horror-driven, With a corpse half hid that I couldn't get rid, because of a

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in providing timely health services and benefits that many veterans so desperately need.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:

Escondido American Legion Post 149 Hosted Luncheon for National Commander

In December the Escondido American Legion J.B. Clark Post 149 hosted a luncheon for Michael D. Helm, the American Legion National Commander and his entourage. Mr. Helm was visiting from Nebraska and provided an uplifting speech outlining goals for Legionnaires to work towards in the coming year and the need to honor and assist our veterans wherever possible. He expressed his desire to work with the Veterans Association to assist

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promise given; It was lashed to the sleigh, and it seemed to say: "You may tax your brawn and brains, But you promised true, and it's up to you to cremate those last remains."

Now a promise made is a debt unpaid, and the trail has its own stern code. In the days to come, though my lips were dumb, in my heart how I cursed that load. In the long, long night, by the lone firelight, while the huskies, round in a ring, Howled out their woes to the homeless snows— O God! how I loathed the thing. And every day that quiet clay seemed to heavy and heavier grow; And on I went, though the dogs were spent and the grub was getting low; The trail was bad, and I felt half mad, but I swore I would not give in; And I'd often sing to the hateful thing, and it hearkened with a grin.

Till I came to the marge of Lake Lebarge, and a derelict there lay; It was jammed in the ice, but I saw in a trice it was called the "Alice May."

American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm He encouraged everyone to contact veterans and/or eligible family members and invite them to become part of the family of Legionnaires, including Sons of the American Legion, The American Legion Riders, and the Auxiliary. Auxiliary members prepared a buffet lunch for the event. If you are interested in information about the organization, contact Post 149 at 230 Park Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Car Donated to San Marcos Boys & Girls Club Family

Recently, through the San Marcos Boys & Girls Club’s Adopt a Family program, Centric Auto Repair graciously

And I looked at it, and I thought a bit, and I looked at my frozen chum; Then "Here," said I, with a sudden cry, "is my cre-ma-toreum." Some planks I tore from the cabin floor, and I lit the boiler fire; Some coal I found that was lying around, and I heaped the fuel higher; The flames just soared, and the furnace roared—such a blaze you seldom see; And I burrowed a hole in the glowing coal, and I stuffed in Sam McGee. Then I made a hike, for I didn't like to hear him sizzle so; And the heavens scowled, and the huskies howled, and the wind began to blow. It was icy cold, but the hot sweat rolled down my cheeks, and I don't know why; And the greasy smoke in an inky cloak went streaking down the sky. I do not know how long in the snow I wrestled with grisly fear; But the stars came out and they danced about ere again I ventured near; I was sick with dread, but I bravely said: "I'll just take a peep inside. I guess he's cooked, and it's

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donated a car to the Santiago family. Centric Auto Repair approached the Boys & Girls Club with a car they repaired and were interested in donating to a family in need. The Club knew the Santiago family would be a perfect match. Due to the violence in Mexico the Santiago family recently moved to San Marcos, but had no car; in order to get around they would walk. Once hearing about the Santiago family, on December 22nd, Victor Banuelos, General Manager of Centric Auto Repair, presented the Santiago family with their new car. Ms. Santiago and her family are incredibly grateful for the extremely generous gift which will help her and her family tremendously.

Veronica Sixto Santiago, Victor Banuelos, General Manager, Centric Auto Repair

Meetings/Events Calendar

Escondido Chamber January Events – These Chamber events require an RSVP to the Chamber at

Committee Assignments for the 2015-2016 Session

Much of the business of the Legislature is conducted by committees. Every member is assigned to at least four committees, usually with a Democratic chair and Republican vice chair. For the coming session, Assembly Speaker Atkins has appointed me to five committees.

I am looking forward to serving on the Health Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care, health insurance, public health care programs, mental health licensing and long-term health care facilities.

As a member of the Local Government Committee, my experience as a city councilmember will be helpful when considering legislation involving land use, housing, agency formation, charter cities, state mandates and other issues with major local impacts. With five gaming tribes in the 75th Assembly District, I

760.745.2125 or The Chamber is located at 720 N. Broadway. Tonight, January 15th is an Open House at the Chamber with dinner, compliments of Chamber restaurants; January 15, Economic Development meeting at noon at the Chamber; January 21, Plates For Eight 11:30am to 1pm at Cocina Del Charro; January 23, "Good Morning Escondido" Networking Breakfast at 7:30am at Marie Callender's; and January 27, Breakfast with the Mayor 7:30am-9am at the Chamber. Then, in conjunction with Visit California’s annual “California Restaurant Month,” Escondido will be hosting its second “Dine Out Escondido” culinary tourism program promoting local restaurants from January 25-31. Escondido is the only North County city to be involved in this important economic program, and this is the week after Dine Out San Diego event. Savor the diverse culinary flavors by visiting favorite restaurants, discover new ones, and enjoy the creativity of Escondido’s fantastic chefs and restaurateurs. For details of participating restaurants and their specials, go to

San Marcos Senior Center Events Coming Up – Tax Preparation appointments will be taken in January for appointments from February-April. Call early to ensure a convenient day and time. The Senior Center has Cal Fresh and Medi-Cal applications available; stop by and pick up one. Auditory Assistants Hearing Aid Center will be at the Senior Center the 2nd Friday of each month, from 11am to 12noon, Contact John Portela at 760.744.5535, ext. 3604, for more information. The Senior Center is

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was pleased to be appointed to the Governmental Organization Committee, with responsibilities that include Indian gaming, along with horseracing, gambling, tobacco, open meetings laws, public records and emergency services and natural disasters.

I will also be serving on the Rules Committee, which has wide powers over proposed amendments to rules governing the Legislature and other matters relating to the business of the Assembly. Lastly, I will be serving as Vice Chair of the Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee. The committee’s jurisdiction includes classified school employees, judges’ retirement law, public employee collective bargaining, and public retirement administration and investment strategy.

Obviously, I have my work cut out for me. I am looking forward to a busy and productive session.

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Optimist Club Needs Volunteers to Staff Water Stations at Carlsbad Marathons – On Sunday, January 18th, the Optimist Club needs volunteers to help staff two water stations for the Carlsbad Marathons from 5:30am to 1pm. They will be set up near Islands Restaurant on Palomar Airport Road. To volunteer, you must register online and will receive a tee shirt. Please follow these instructions: go to, click on “Volunteer” then click on the statement “click here to register to be a volunteer for 2015”. Scroll down to Water Station-Optimist Club of

Carlsbad, and sign-up. If you have questions, contact Joe Tosto at Volunteers are encouraged to wear something red/white/blue to show a USA Patriotic theme.

Escondido City Attorney Jeff Epp to Speak at TERC Meeting – On Monday, January 19, The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) will welcome City Attorney Jeff Epp as the guest speaker who will discuss the recently signed San Luis Rey Indian Water Rights Settlement and the history and ramifications of that agreement on our community, in addition to other pertinent issues. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 West Valley Parkway, Escondido.


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Mayflower Dog Park to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

Escondido’s Mayflower Dog Park, 3420 Valley Center Road, will be closed January 19-23, for maintenance. The work will include maintenance on the irrigation system, new wood chips, fence repairs and gopher eradication. For questions about the closure, please contact Andy Villalobos. Escondido Motorcycle Officer Injured in Collision

On Monday, January 12th, at about 10:38 a.m., Escondido Police and Fire responded to a traffic collision involving a civilian motorist and a police motor officer. Police and Fire units arrived within minutes and found a green Honda sedan and a police officer and motorcycle down in the roadway. The officer sustained minor injuries to his chest, legs and feet. The officer was transported to Palomar Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. Traffic Investigators responded to handle the investigation. The other involved motorist was not injured and alcohol

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was not a factor in this collision. According to witnesses, the motor officer was in the process of making an enforcement stop using his emergency lights and air horn when the driver of the Honda made a lane change and sideswiped the motorcycle. The other motorist was cited for not having insurance at an accident.

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The motor officer involved is 15 year veteran Mike Nelson. The name of the other driver is 29 year old Sean Whitaker out of Temecula. Anyone with information about this collision can call the Traffic Division at 760839-4482. Escondido Police Investigating Multiple Shootings

Washington Avenue and Grape Street in Escondio was the location where Escondido police responded to a reported shooting of an adult male and a teenage boy this past Saturday morning.

Shortly after 6am police responded to the report where they found a 23-year-old man shot in the left leg and a 17year-old boy shot in the thigh. Their injuries were not consid-

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The General Behind the Generals

One of the most important figures during the war-torn mid-20th century was Gen. George C. Marshall.

Marshall, born Dec. 31, 1880, was an American soldier and statesman famous for his leadership roles during World War II and Korean War. He was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense. In 1917, during the First World War, Marshall was posted to American Expeditionary Forces headquarters where he worked closely with his mentor, Gen.

John J. Pershing and was a key planner of American operations instrumental to the defeat of Germany. Brig. General Marshall was assigned to the War Plans Division in Washington D.C. and subsequently reassigned as Deputy Chief of Staff.

In 1939, President Roosevelt proposed a plan to provide aircraft to England. Everyone supported the idea except Marshall. The general belief was Marshall had just ended his career, but his opposing view impressed Roosevelt, who nominated him to be Army Chief of Staff. Marshall was promoted to General and sworn in on Sept. 1, 1939, the day German forces invaded Poland. Marshall organized the largest military expansion in U.S. history, inheriting an outmoded, poorly equipped army of 189,000 men. Though he had never actually led troops in combat, Marshall was a skilled organizer with a talent for inspiring other officers. Most of the prominent American generals who were key to victory in Europe such as Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Omar Bradley, and Mark Clark, were all selected by Marshall. Faced with the necessity of turning an army of former civilians into a potent force by 1942,

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ered life-threatening, Owens said. Neither of the victims was cooperative with the investigating officers, he said.

Officers were searching for two suspects, one of them with a gun. Oceanside Political Icon, Melba Bishop, Dies

Tributes from both political friends and foes began to pour in following news of the death of Former Councilwoman Melba Bishop, who died last died Friday night after a long

battle with cancer. She was 72.

Mayor Jim Wood spoke highly of her, saying she was a very good friend and she was probably very much responsible for his success in politics both at the council level as well as that of Mayor. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez said Bishop “was the epitome of strong, smart, political powerhouse.” County Supervisor Dave Roberts called her a mythical Oceanside figure.

First elected to the Oceanside City Copuncil in 1980, she served until 1984; she lost a comeback bid in 1986 but in

1988 she regained her council seat. She was part of a strong voting bloc on the council from 1990 to 1992.

In 1991 she survived a recall election but later lost in a close race to Terry Johnson who would then go on to become Mayor.

Her political strengths revolved around neighborhood support and from residents of mobile home parks and senior citizen groups who consistently backed her over the years. Due to her cancer she slowed down in these latter years.

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Marshall directed efforts on quickly producing 8 million soldiers. At the time, most U.S. commanders at lower levels had little or no combat experience of any kind. As a result, Army forces deploying to Africa suffered serious defeats when encountering German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s armored combat units in Africa at Kasserine Pass and other major battles.

Marshall wrote the document that would become the central strategy for all Allied operations in Europe. It was assumed Marshall would become the Supreme Commander of Operation Overlord (D-day), but Roosevelt selected Eisenhower. Roosevelt didn't want to lose Marshall’s presence. He told Marshall, "I didn't feel I could sleep at ease if you were out of Washington." On Dec. 16, 1944, Marshall became the first American general to be promoted to five-star rank, the newly created General of the Army – the American equivalent rank to field marshal. William Leahy had been promoted to U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral the previous day.

‘The Yukon!’ Cont. from Page 6

time I looked"; ... then the door I opened wide. And there sat Sam, looking cool and calm, in the heart of the furnace roar; And he wore a smile you could see a mile, and he said: "Please close that door. It's fine in here, but I greatly fear you'll let in the cold and storm— Since I left Plumtree, down in Tennessee, it's the first time I've been warm."

There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee.

In early 1947, Truman appointed Marshall Secretary of State. He became the spokesman for the State Department's ambitious plans to rebuild Europe. Rebuilding various war-torn countries was designed primarily by the State Department. The plan’s success resulted in Marshall received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for what became known as the “Marshall Plan.” Marshall strongly opposed recognizing the state of Israel. He said if Israel was recognized a war would break out. In 1948, war erupted -- one day after Israel’s declaration.

In 1950, the opening months of the Korean War revealed a poorly prepared military, so Truman named Marshall Secretary of Defense. He finally retired for good a year later. Marshall died at 78 on Oct. 16, 1959. Truman once declared, "I don't think … there has been a man who has been a greater administrator or with a knowledge of military affairs equal to General Marshall."

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The Pastor Says . . .

Like flattery. It is not sincere and seeks to communicate to others what they wish to hear.

Other times we deceive. Often it is for the purpose of making ourselves look better.

Robert W. Service, 1905

Cabin of Robert Service in Dawson City, Yukon Dawson City maintains the cabin in which Robert Service lived . . . primarily for the tourist trade.

The city also supports a building for writers to stay and write; it is so important that the Canadian government subsidizes its operation so that writers might have the freedom to live and work in a carefree atmosphere for several months at a time. Jack London and Robert Service are both revered in The Yukon by tourists, residents, and modern day miners alike. It’s all part of their history.

Pastor Sam Brumit, Mission 316, San Marcos Truthtelling

I don’t always tell the truth. I wish I did. I like to think of myself as a truthful person and while I worked harder at making sure my words have integrity and are always true, it is not always easy. I suspect that anyone who is always truthful in all their words is near perfect. Lies come in all shapes and sizes. Some are bold and easy spotted. Others are small, white ones and nearly undetectable. But as C.S. Lewis said, “A little lie is like a little pregnancy—it doesn’t take long before everyone knows”. Lies come in various forms.

We can “stretch the truth” to where it’s not recognizable. Even though what we may say is technically true, we can say it in a way that implies something else. Martin Luther said “A lie is like a snowball. The longer it’s rolled on the ground the larger it becomes.” Gossip is telling truth that we should not. With it comes the intent of damaging someone else or their reputation.

It is no surprise that Jesus said “Let your yes be yes and your no be no.” All of us should try to speak truth. As the Apostle Paul said it, “Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.” (Ephesians 4:25) A good way to put away falsehood is to become familiar with truth. We share some each week at Mission 316 Church and we would welcome your visit! Visit us at:

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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed YOU CAN SERVE YOUR CITY

The Escondido City Council is preparing to begin its annual recruitment for volunteers to serve on the City’s boards and commissions. In 2015, one vacancy will occur on the following: Library Board of Trustees. The qualifications to serve are that you work or reside within the geographic boundaries of the General Plan. The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Each appointed member serves for a three-year term. The filing period for those interested in submitting an application for the Library Board of Trustees will close on February 13, 2015. In addition, there are currently two

unscheduled vacancies. The Building Advisory & Appeals Board has one vacancy, term to expire March 31, 2018. Meetings are held as needed at City Hall and members must reside within the geographic boundaries of the General Plan.

The Planning Commission has one vacancy, term to expire March 31, 2016. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. Commissioners are paid a stipend of $100 per meeting attended. The requirement for this member is to reside within the City Limits.

Applications are accepted for all boards and commissions at the City Clerk’s Office. More information is available on the City’s website at or by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 760-839-4617.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Moonlight’s Winter Season

V i s t a ’ s Moonlight S t a g e Productions winter season at the AVO Playhouse begins tonight. The season opens with the legendary story of King Henry II of England and the battle between his fiercely competitive sons to become the next in line. This modern day classic, The Lion in Winter is by James Goldman and directed by Jason Heil. The production runs through February 1.

Opening on February 12 is Sondheim on Sondheim. This revelatory revue, produced for the first time in San Diego,

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Check-in begins at 11:15am, buffet luncheon 11:45am, the meeting begins promptly at noon and concludes at 1pm. Reservations are necessary. Cost is $14/person. RSVP to 760.807.5827. For more info about TERC, visit

Tri-City Tea Party to Feature Three Speakers at Meeting – On Tuesday, January 20th, the Tri-City Tea Party Meeting will feature Jake MacAulay, Chief Operating Officer for the Institute on the Constitution (IOTC), Ruth Weiss from the Election Integrity Project, and Matthew Merli, a local high school patriot who will speak on the U.S. Constitution. TCTP group leaders will report on their activities monitoring local elected officials also. The meeting will be held at Boomers, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista, from 6pm-7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers. Contact TCTP at For more information, call

offers an intimate portrait of the famed composer in his own words...and music. Through the use of interspersed interview footage, the audience will get an inside look at Sondheim’s personal life and artistic process that has remained largely undiscussed by the man himself, until now.

Closing the season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics which opens on March 12. Be transported to Miami in 1929 - to a rundown Cuban cigar factory - where the workers discover the relevance of literature in their lives. Call the ticket office, VISTIX at 760.724.2110 or visit to purchase tickets or for more information. Enjoy the winter season at the AVO!

Kim at 760.600.TCTP (8287).

eReaders eXplained at Escondido Public Library Escondido Public Library will offer “eReaders eXplained,” providing instruction and demonstrations on how to access and download free Library eBooks and online magazines to your smartphone, tablet, eReader, or computer. eReaders eXplained will be held on Tuesday, January 20, from 6:00pm-7:00pm, in the Turrentine Room. Seating will be limited to the first 20 people, so come early. This program will provide step-by-step guidance for the required one-time set-up. Anyone considering purchasing or having an eReader can learn about the features of different types of eReaders. In addition, the program will provide information on how to access Zinio, the Library’s new, downloadable magazine collection with over 100 popular magazines for use on computers, smartphones, and tablets. Attendees should bring their own

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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond San Marcos Park Rangers Enhance Safety

The City recently added two new parttime parks and trails rangers to enhance safety and the overall recreation experience for residents visiting San Marcos parks. Acting as a source of public information about the more than 30 City parks and adjacent network of trails, park rangers interpret and enforce park rules and regulations for visitors, assist with various events and programs and ensure safety for

park patrons.

To support staff rangers, the City has a volunteer ranger program. Volunteers receive basic training in first aid, traffic control, park policies, special event assistance and public relations. In order to participate in the park ranger program, individuals must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and enjoy the outdoors. For more information about San Marcos park rangers or the ranger volunteer program, please contact Park Ranger Supervisor Ron Vinluan at (760) 744-9000, ext. 3535 or

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood “El Llano En Llamas” Spanish Literature Class

Would you like to learn about Spanish literature? The Oceanside Public Library is proud to offer a free six week Latin American Literature Course starting Tuesday, January 20th. This course will focus on the Mexican writer, Juan Rulfo, and his book of short stories, El Llano en Llamas. The course will be taught completely in Spanish by Latin American Professor Manuel Cachan, including all readings. Mr. Cachan has a B.A in Latin American Studies and a M.A and Ph.D. in Latin American

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That amazing couple, Mark and Lynn Shaw (above), are at it again. The owners of Auditory Assistants Hearing Aid Service Center (760.743.5544) took time off over the holidays to rest up and are now back presenting another of their fascinating

Literature. He has taught at colleges and universities all over the United States, including one semester at Palomar College in San Marcos. He is now retired and lives in Oceanside. Students who enroll in the class will read and discuss the Juan Rulfo collection of short stories and text will be provided. The class is completely free, completely in Spanish and space is limited. Please sign up by emailing or calling the Oceanside Public Library at 760-435-5600. For more information, call Jennelise Hafen at 760-435-5625. For news and other Library activities please check the website at You can also follow us on Facebook.

“Lunch and Learn” presentations with a brilliant factory rep and Doctor of Audiology, Jodi Sasaki, telling us all about the latest in hearing aids and how they can help you or a loved one overcome the difficulties presented by hearing loss. They’ll be presenting at Marie Callender’s, 515 W. 13th Avenue, Escondido, on Friday, January 23rd, from 11am to 1pm. Seating is limited so you may want to call and RSVP. For RSVP’s call 760.743.5544.

Evelyn and I have attended these presentations and gotten a lot out of them and we’ll be at this one as well.

As a refresher you can check out their ad on Page 16 of this week’s issue of The Paper.

The Paper • Page 12 • January 15, 2015 to Las Vegas) for about 12 miles. To the east, snow capped Mt. Charleston at over eleven thousand feet towers over the town. To the wast, California route 178 cuts through a range of five thousand foot mountains to become Nevada route 372 at the state line west of Pahrump.

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Las Vegas CES 2015 part 1

Our annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) week started with a bang (figuratively speaking) as Nome and I got to visit a real, live Nevada brothel.

It all started with an invitation from our old friends Honey and Dave, who invited us to spend a couple of days with them at their home in Pahrump, Nevada, on our way to the CES in Las Vegas. Honey and Dave bought property in Pahrump and moved there from San Marcos about ten years ago. Pahrump is about forty five miles northwest of Las Vegas in a high desert valley. It has a population of around forty thousand mostly white folk and strings out along the west side of Nevada route 163 ( the road

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The main drag is populated with the usual fast food restaurants, strip malls and shopping plazas. There are also several large and small casinos, bars, fireworks stores and several gas stations. “Terribles,” where we gassed up, featured regular at 1.98 a gallon. We took pictures. Honey and Dave have a beautiful home. Their home, like many Pahrump homes, has an acre lot, and its own well and septic system. Over the next two days our Honey and Dave proved to be marvelous hosts. They love Pahrump and showed it off in grand style. We toured the casinos and clubs, did the tasting and bought the wine at The Pahrump Valley Winery and finally, to put the icing on the cake, they treated us to cocktails and a tour at “Cheri’s Ranch.” Cheri’s Ranch and The Chicken Ranch are next door to one another and are Pahrump’s only State licensed “bordellos.” Because they are legal and licensed they now cater to “reg-

a recent lunch together, he doesn't wear a cape nor is he able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Though he probably could, if he wanted. He's a goal oriented person.

Dr. Gene Lowery

Military folk, both active duty and retired, will get a charge out of their visit with Dr. Gene Lowery.

Not only does he provide them with VA approved chiropractic and accupuncture care . . . but he's a mighty good yarn spinner as well.

No wonder.

He's had a number of adventures and exploits, more than the average man his age are able to accomplish in a lifetime. So far as I could see during

A committed Navy veteran, he served three tours, starting in 1969, working in communications; then, the eternal academic, it was off to Cal State Long Beach where he took up engineering. Then he became part of the Continental Airlines team of specialists in Customs, International Travel, and matters dealing with the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). While working for these folks he had occasion to be assigned to teach Continental Airlines protocols to a number of airlines that had no such organization. This involved lots of travel, much of it to South America, where he would meet with airline representatives and teach their staffs the protocols they

ular tourists” as well as the sex trade. The menu and drinks were quite reasonable and the atmosphere was typical cocktail lounge. Apparently no “customers” came in while we were there so the girls just lounged about talking, texting, reading, watching TV and paying no attention to us. They looked like a bunch of rather ordinary college age girls, some dressed normally and some in rather bizarre outfits.

Two of the girls took us on a tour and showed us some of the fantasy rooms (bondage etc.) They spoke quite candidly about the daily routines and customer negotiations. We learned that the “Ranch” sold packages of time and the facilities while the girls were responsible for negotiating their own fees for services. We also

needed to efficiently screen International travelers. Somewhere along the line he met and chatted with a number of chiropractors and remembers thinking, "I wish I had become a chiropractor."

Gene is one of those people who not only thinks about something but acts upon those thoughts. Bingo! Off to Chiropractic School, graduating in September of 1979.

He worked at several chiropractic clinics in San Diego, Carlsbad and Vista; for a time, he headed to New Mexico where he worked and studied while learning advanced chiropractic work, including osteopathic techniques. In 1988 a successful husband and wife team contacted him and discussed accupuncture and Oriental medicine. He was amazed at the results so pursued those disciplines, earning a Master Degree in both disciplines,

learned that the girls are screened and under contract. They arrive for extended work shifts of up to three weeks. They are given a thorough medical screening when they arrive and are not permitted to leave the “Ranch” until their shift is over. It was a bit unnerving listening to girls younger than our granddaughter talk so openly about sex. Business is business I guess. As the four of us were leaving, a couple pulled up next to us in Cheri’s parking lot. A fiftyish looking woman got out. As I held the door open for Nome. She looked at Nome and said “Is your shift over sweetheart?” Nome didn’t miss a beat. “A long time ago” she shot back. It took us five minutes to stop laughing. Next week, on to Las Vegas.

passed the state boards, and then incorporated these arts into his practice. He figures about 75% of his practice involves accupuncture but will apply the technique that he thinks will benefit his patient the most.

He is a fee based provider for the Veteran's Administration so chances are you'll see your veteran pals from The American Legion, VFW, DAV, as well as your active duty and retired colleagues.

He has successfully provided treatment for Bell's Palsy, Vertigo, back and joint problems as well as panic attacks. Not content with all he has learned, he continues to pursue his education at UC Irvine. While open to all members of the general public he ‘Dr. Gene Lowery’ Cont. on Page 13


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devices to get the most out of this hands-on learning experience. Library programs are free and open to the public. For more information on this and other Library programs, visit the website at or call Paul Crouthamel at 760-839-4814. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido.

HVCCA Presents “ZOFO” Concert on Sunday, January 25 – The Hidden Valley Community Concert Association (HVCCA) is pleased to bring you the “ZOFO” concert at the Center Theater, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, at 2pm, on Sunday, January 25th. To quote the San Francisco Examiner, “ZOFO has electrified audiences from Carnegie Hall to Osaka, Japan, with their dazzling artistry and outsidethe-box thematic programming. This Grammy-nominated, prize-winning Steinway artist is blazing a new path for one piano and four hands. . . performing amazing duet arrangements of famous pieces.” Purchase tickets at the CCAE box office at 800.988.4253 or online at Prices are $30; seniors $20; children, students, active-military $10. HVCCA is celebrating their 70th year in bringing concerts to the community. Your support is greatly appreciated. To become a member of HVCCA or for other information, visit

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Bus Trip to Nixon Library Sponsored by Republican Women – The Escondido Republican Women Federated (ERWF) is hosting a bus trip to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda on Monday, January 26th. The event is open to the public and the cost is $55/person. Seating is limited; if you would like to attend, respond to Rosalia at 760.489.1407 or email

Humane Society Opens Nominations for “Animal Compassion Awards” – The Humane Society is now accepting nominations for the 3rd annual Animal Compassion Awards which will recognize the extraordinary things that people and businesses do to support animals in our community. Submissions will be accepted thru February 13th for individuals and businesses that have demonstrated an exceptional level of compassion towards animals. Winners of the Awards will be featured in the July issue of San Diego Pets Magazine. Through applications submitted by the community for individuals and businesses, the Humane Society will recognize and pay tribute to those who have an extraordinary and inspiring story or example of compassion towards animals in one of three main categories: Animal Impact Award; Humane Hero; and Pet-Friendly Business with 10 awards going for best groomer, best boarding kennel, best pet-friendly restaurant/hotel/housing, etc., etc. Nominations for the Awards can be

Death Notices

Elizabeth Carrie Cannon, 92, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 5, 2015. Gerald Wilson, 94, of San Marcos, CA., passed away on December 30, 2014.

Wilhelmina Alves, 92, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 5, 2015. Shannon Mitchell, 38, of Encinitas, CA., passed away on January 5, 2015.

Rosemary A. Stropp, 73, of Escondido, CA, passed away on January 10, 2015. Joseph H. Patti, 61, of El Cajon, CA., passed away on January 5, 2015.

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Youth Invited to Audition for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The City of San Marcos Theatre West invites youth ages 7 to 17 to audition for the musical, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, on Monday, January 19, anytime between 5pm and 8pm. Be prepared to sing a one minute excerpt from a song of your choice. Bring an instrumental CD if desired. Also bring a school photo and a short list of past experiences you have had speaking, singing or dancing in front of a group. Beginners are welcome. The performances will be held at the San Marcos Community Center on February 19, 20, 21, and 22. For more information call 760.744.9000 or go to

Free Composting Workshop at Escondido Community Garden A composting workshop will be held on Saturday, January 24th, from 8:30am - 10am at the Escondido Community Garden, west side of Centre City Parkway, just north of Hwy 78. Turn west on Decatur Way into the parking lot of the Escondido Police/Fire Facility. Park near the garden. The workshop will include instruction and demonstration in the building and maintenance of a backyard compost pile and worm bin. The workshop is free, and no registration is required. Workshop will be canceled in the event of rain. Composting workshops are held quarterly and hosted by the Escondido Community Garden and the City of Escondido. For additional information, please call 760-8394361. Vista Soroptimist to Hold Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Event and Walk - Soroptimist International of Vista invites North County community members to attend the 9th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day Program and Walk, to be held on Saturday, January 24, from 12:30pm to 3pm at downtown Vista’s New Community

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The Run starts at the Westfield Mall, 2525 El Camino Real, with the marathon beginning at 6:15am. Close to 10,000 participants are expected to challenge the 26.2 and 13.1 mile out-and-back courses that wind through Carlsbad and along the magnificent Pacific coast. The medical center will provide physicians and medical staff for four medical tents. entering a celebratory festival that includes live music and refreshments.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032994 The name of the business: WestCoast Realtors, located at 2101 Ocean Avenue, Suite 12, Santa Monica, Ca. 90405, is hereby registered by the following: Real Estate eBroker Inc. 301 Mission Ave. #211 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gintautas Kazlauskas/CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/22/2014. 12/25/2014, 1/01, 1/08 & 1/15/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032724 The name of the business: Wildflower Studio Photography, located at 2151 Island Shore Way, San Marcos, CA., 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Michelle Dransart 2151 Island Shore Way San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/1/2014. /s/Michelle Dransart, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/17/2014. 12/25/2014, 1/01, 1/08 & 1/15/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032899 The name of the business: Construction Planning & Monitoring, located at 1561 Via Entrada Del Lago, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Rex Edmonds 1561 Via Entrada Del Lago San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/15/2014. /s/Rex Edmonds This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/19/2014. 12/25/2014, 1/01, 1/08 & 1/15/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032846 The name of the business: Beach Plum Quilts, located at 840 Windridge Circle, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Hughes 840 Windridge Circle San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Catherine Hughes, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/18/2014. 12/25/2014, 1/01, 1/08 & 1/15/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031165 The name of the business: Economy Tow, Economy Towing, located at 247 Holiday Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Anthony Holt 247 Holiday Way Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/20/2014. /s/Anthony Holt, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/01/2014 12/25/2014, 1/01, 1/08, & 1/15/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032427 The name of the business: Mama Love Birth Services, Mama Love, located at 203 Marquette Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Meriah Ozols 203 Marquette Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Meriah Ozols This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/15/2014 1/01, 1/08, 1/15 & 1/22/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032329 The name of the business: Well-Being Angels Worldwide, Well-Being Angel Worldwide, located at 635 Becky Lane, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Body Systems Design Inc. 635 Becky Lane San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/04/2014. /s/Luz Delia Gerber, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/15/2014 1/01, 1/08, 1/15 & 1/22/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032659 The name of the business: Property Plus, Property Management Plus, located at 8975 Lawrence Welk Dr. #300, Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Martha Mattke 8975 Lawrence Welk Dr. #300 Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Martha Mattke, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/17/2014 1/01, 1/08, 1/15 & 1/22/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-033248 The name of the business: Bottom Turn Surf Company, located at 1118 Aloe Ct., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: John Joseph Fusco 1118 Aloe Ct. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/John Joseph Fusco, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/26/2014 1/01, 1/08, 1/15 & 1/22/2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031737 The name of the business: One Led Source, located at 16236 San Dieguito Rd 1-18, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. 92067, is hereby registered by the following: One Led Source LLC 16236 San Dieguito Rd Rancho Santa Fe, CA. 92067 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 11/11/2014. /s/Humberto Ruiz Cortez, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/08/2014 1/01, 1/08, 1/15 & 1/22/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-000665 The name of the business: The Maids of San Diego, located at 17663 Frondoso, San Diego, Ca. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Maricela Atempa 17663 Frondoso Dr. San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/08/2015. /s/Maricela Atempa This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/08/2015. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 & 2/05/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-031963 The name of the business: Coronado Real Estate Magazine, Coronado Connection Magazine, located at 1725 Granada Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92102, is hereby registered by the following: Jessica Nemeth 1725 Granada Ave. San Diego, Ca. 92102 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jessica Nemeth, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/09/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-033432 The name of the business: Wyatt & Associates Protection Division, located at 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, Ste 107-340, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Wyatt & Associates, Inc. 310 W. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. Suites 107-340 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 10/29/2014. /s/Christopher Wyatt, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/29/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000023 The name of the business: Southern California’s Used Chopper Parts, located at 839 Mar Vista Dr., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Monique M. Morton 839 Mar Vista Dr. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/02/15. /s/Monique M. Morton This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/02/15 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032145 The name of the business: Born Again Home Furnishings, The Lord’s Provision, located at 1100 Anza Avenue, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Martin C. Lauber 1100 Anza Avenue Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Martin C. Lauber This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/11/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-033362 The name of the business: Choice Wholesale, located at 7595 Vicker St. #A, San Diego, CA. 92111, is hereby registered by the following: Byung Hee Pak 3229 Rancho Arroba Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/01/14. /s/Byung Hee Pak, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/29/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-033224 The name of the business: Poway Delivery, located at 15870 Camino San Bernardo, #105, San Diego, Ca. 92127, is hereby registered by the following: Banafsheh Maleki 15870 Camino San Bernardo, Apt 105 San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/15/14. /s/Banafsheh Maleki This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/24/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000323 The name of the business: Smart Buy Auto Sales, located at 738 W. Washington Ave., A, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Anne Marie Friszell, Owner 2140 Wilt Rd. Fallbrook, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/2014. /s/Anne Marie Friszell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/06/2014 1/08, 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-033601 The name of the business: Extraordinary Metalshaping, located at 1320 Grand Ave., #26, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Carole Berthelot 375 Del Dios Hwy #268 Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/2014. /s/Carole Berthelot This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/31/2014 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 & 2/5/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000358 The name of the business: The Groutsmith San Diego, loated at 705 Center Dr., STe 108-252, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: GAV Investments, Inc. 663 Chateau Pl. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 12/20/2014. /s/Janice Goka, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/06/2015. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 & 2/5/2015 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-032360 The name of the business: Home Sweet Home Design, located at 1535 Baltimore Pl., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: T & T Real Estate Solutions, LLC 1535 Baltimore Pl. Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 11/01/2014. /s/Faustino Murguia III, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 12/15/2014. 1/08, 1/15, 1/22, and 1/29/2015


The Planning Division Director of the City of San Marcos has considered and does intend to APPROVE Director’s Permit 14-017 and Director’s Permit 13-018 on January 21, 2015. Project No.: P14-0038 Case No.: DP 14-017 Applicant: Selcer and Selcer Development Company Request: A Director’s Permit that allows the use of alternative shared parking standards for an existing commercial center in the San Marcos Creek Specific Plan Area (SPA) zone of the Business and Industrial District. Location of Property: 717, 727 and 731 W. San Marcos Boulevard, more particularly described as: Parcels A, B and C of Parcel Map No. 14531 recorded October 30, 1986 in the Office of County of San Diego Recorder, State of California. Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 219-270-57-00, 219-270-58-00 and 219-27063-00. Project No.: P13-0024 Case No.: DP 13-018 Applicant: Calvary Chapel La Costa Hills Request: A Director’s Permit for the continued operation of a place of assembly (“church”) and future K-8 Private School, within a 6,182 square foot suite of an existing 25,102 square foot building in the Light Industrial (L-I) zone of the Questhaven/La Costa Community Plan Area. Location of Property: 1739 Melrose Drive, Suite 102, more particularly described as: Parcel 3 of Parcel Map No. 16174, in the City of San Marcos, County of San Diego, State of California, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of San Diego County, August 3, 1990, as instrument number 90-0425705 of official records. Assessor’s Parcel Number: 223-030-97. NOTICE: Appeal rights are available. Any interested person may appeal the decision of the Planning Division Director, provided the appeal fee is paid and a written appeal is submitted to the Planning Division Secretary within ten (10) days (due no later than 5:30 PM on Monday, February 2, 2015). The Planning Commission shall hear the appeal within forty (40) days after the filing of such appeal. Appeal fees shall be paid upon submittal. Said appeal shall be in writing and specify where there was an error in the decision of the Planning Division Director. Contact the Planning Division at 760-744-1050, extension 3233. The City of San Marcos is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to participate in any City program, service or activity, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 1 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos CA 92069, or call 760-744-1050, extension 3145. Further information about this notice can be obtained from Sean del Solar, Assistant Planner, at 760-744-1050 extension 3223, or Phil Scollick, City Clerk, City of San Marcos. PD: 1/15/15.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000826 The name of the business: OO Zero, located at 13904 Pauma Vista Dr., Valley Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Cherie Buretz 13904 Pauma Vista Dr. Valley Center, Ca. 92082 Yuka Nakai 3387 Tournament Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Cherie Buretz, Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/12/2015.. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/05/2015

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000160 The name of the business: Eric’s Sandwich Shop, located at 340 N. Andreasen Dr., Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: RTSJ Enterprises 340 N. Andresaen Dr. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/1/2015. /s/Sandra Mora, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/05/2015. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/05/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000658 The name of the business: A & V Express, located at 1734 E. Washtington Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Sherzad K. Dizaii 1734 E. Washington Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Sherzad K. Dizaii, owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/08/2015.. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/05/2015

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2015-000610 The name of the business: Daru Pharm, located at 2161 Coast Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Radmehr Vahdaniamoli 2161 Coast Ave. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Radmehr Vahdaniamoli This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 1/08/2015.. 1/15, 1/22, 1/29 and 2/05/2015


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