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Volume 44- No. 3

by Frank C Lorey III

The Navajo Code Talkers gained fame in World War II against Japan, where they spoke their own language that was completely undecipherable to the Japanese intelligence experts.

The idea is generally credited to the son of Navajo missionaries, Philip Johnston, who discussed his plan with Lt. Col. James E. Jones, the Signal Corps. officer at Camp Elliot, north of San Diego. Johnston believed that the complex language of the Navajos would provide an unbreakable code when combined with substituted words. The code had to be both verbal and memorized as the top secret nature of its use could not afford to have any printed copies captured.

Two USMC recruiters were sent to the Navajo Indian Reservation, Sgts. Frank Shinn and Paul Anderson. They had no luck for two days, then they appealed to Chee Dodge, chairman of the tribal council. Dodge sent the word out by short-wave radio to trading posts, and soon the recruiters had a crowd of applicants. The first inducted class would contain 29 Navajo volunteers, most between 16 and 18 years of age.

The Navajos proved to be rugged individuals, skilled in outdoor survival and excellent marksmen. All had to be fluent in both English and Navajo, and all of the approximately 450 Code Talkers became fully trained Marines. They were kept completely unaware of their eventual special mission until the basic training was completed, then the signal training and code memorization began.

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required no deciphering--a Navajo Code Talker was on both ends of the radio, simply speaking his own language and using some coded phrases for military terms not present in the Navajo language.

The word “battalion” was coded as “red soil” which was spoken in Navajo as “tacheene.” “Philippines” became “floating island” and was pronounced “ke-yah-dana-lhe.” The code for “artillery” was “many big guns,” spoken as “be-al-doh-tsolani.” A tank became a “tortoise,” in the Navajo “chay-dagahi.” Eventually over 600 special words were coded in addition to the normal language. Needless to say, the Japanese never came close to figuring out the code. Even our military was skeptical about the new code. Those who first heard of it thought it would be too hard to use, and take too long to decipher. An experiment was held at Camp Pendleton, testing the old codes against the Navajo Code Talkers. A message that took almost two hours to encrypt, transmit, and decipher utilizing the old codes only took the Navajos about two and a half minutes—no contest at all!

The Code Talkers were used in just about every major Marine Corps. battle in the Pacific--starting with Guadalcanal, on to New Britain, Bouganville, Tarawa, Guam, Iwo Jima, and finally Okinawa. The use of the Navajo code is credited with saving many lives in the heat of battle, as situations changed so rapidly that the Code Talkers messages were practically instantaneous and completely usable as received. The secret of the Code Talkers remained just that after the war--a secret. It wasn’t until 23 years later that some of the details were

Top right, Code-Talker Keith Little, top left, Congressional Recognition Medal, center, Code Talkers, bottom, the Radio code talkers used

released, and full information has only come out in the last couple of years. The Navajos have had to silently live with their amazing story untold, but when it finally came out even Hollywood took notice with the release of the major motion picture “Windtalkers”

that starred Nicholas Cage. Alfred Peaches, now of Winslow, AZ, was in the 6th Division of the U.S.Marine Corps. He trained at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego, and was sent to Guadalcanal, Saipan, and Okinawa. He worked in cod-

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ing at the headquarters right behind the front lines.

“Most of the message we sent involved changed plans,” he recalled, adding that “there were a lot of different types of messages.” Peaches also remembered that some Navajo Code Talkers did have bodyguards, especially on Okinawa. When asked if those bodyguards would have killed the Code Talkers if they were about to fall into enemy hands, as the movie “Windtalkers” brought out, he said “Yes, it was that important.” It never had to happen, fortunately.

Another story claims the bodyguards were solely for the Code Talkers own protection from our troops, as their dark features caused several to be challenged at the front lines where it was not uncommon for the Japanese to try to infiltrate wearing captured uniforms. Some were “captured” and held until being identified. Sam Billison, of Window

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Rock, AZ, also trained at Camp Pendleton. He did his advanced training in Hawaii, and then cruised toward the Mariannas with the 5th Division of the Marines. Billison was one of a handful of Marines sent on to Iwo Jima three days before DDay, as part of a special reconnaissance force. He was back on the command ship by the time of the main landings, and handled secret messages destined for the admirals and Secretary Forrester. “I hardly slept—there were always messages coming in,” Billison recalled. “There were tremendously many messages going in and out, so much that we didn’t have time to sleep,” he added. The Code Talkers only had time to handle the most secret messages, and Billison said they “didn’t fool with the routine ones.” His group of six Code Talkers handled a total of around 800 messages in one 48-hour period during the battle. He left Iwo Jima on Easter morning, heading back to Hawaii for more training. They were being prepared for the eventual planned landings

7. Obituaries would be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died. 8. I can't remember the last time I wasn't at least kind-of tired. 9. Bad decisions make good stories. 10. You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment at work when you know that you just aren't going to do anything productive for the rest of the day. 11. I keep some people's phone numbers in my phone just so I know not to answer when they call. 12. I think the freezer deserves a light as well. 13. I disagree with Kay Jewelers. I would bet on any given Friday or Saturday night more kisses begin with Miller Light than Kay. 14. Sometimes I have a hard time deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger. 15. How many times is it appropriate to say "What?" before you just nod and smile because you still didn't hear or understand a word they said? 16. I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of cars team up to prevent a jerk

on Japan, but the atomic bombs were dropped while they were still in training, ending the war. By the time he got to Japan in October 1945, it was only for occupational duty. Billison is the President of the Navajo Code Talkers Association, formed in 1971--about three years after the Code Talkers mission became declassified. He also recalled Major Howard Conner of the 5th Marine Division, who stated “If it wasn’t for the Navajo Code Talkers, the Marines would never have taken Iwo Jima.” That was some pretty good praise for their efforts. Billison also served as a consultant for the “Windtalkers” movie, which he felt was “a great war picture.” George Smith now resides in New Mexico, but during the war he trained at both Camp Kearny and also the Camp Elliot site near San Diego which is now a part of today’s MCAS Miramar base. He was part of the 2nd Marine Division, which sailed for Hawaii and Camp Wellington, New Zealand, for further training.

from cutting in at the front. Stay strong, brothers and sisters! 17. Shirts get dirty. Underwear gets dirty. Pants? Pants never get dirty, and you can wear them forever. 18. Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket, finding their cell phone, and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey - but I'd bet everyone can find and push the snooze button from 3 feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time, every time.

Smith got into the severe battle at Tarawa, where he remembered “I manned a command post, sending the messages.” He went back to Hawaii for more training, then fought at Saipan and Tinian. At Iwo Jima, he was part of what he called “the floating reserve,” then made the landings at Okinawa.

William Kien is now well into his eighties, but still remembers his time with the 4th Division of the Marines. He trained at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Camp Pendleton, and also at Twenty-nine Palms in the desert. In 1944, he sailed for the Marshall Islands, stopping in Hawaii for a few hours, then seeing action in Kwajalein, where he first saw Japanese soldiers, and then Roi Namor. Kien was a radioman, always using the Navajo code, and served under Lt. Col. Justice Chambers. Chambers was awarded the Medal of Honor. Kien went back to Hawaii for more training at an advance ‘Navajo Code Talkers’ Cont. on Page 3

19. The first testicular guard, the "Cup," was used in Hockey in 1874 and the first "helmet" was used in 1974. That means it only took 100 years for men to realize that their brain is also important. 20. Never sneeze when you have diarrhea! The Monastery

A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and

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base in Maui. Despite the location, it had nothing to do with fun—“there were few weekend passes, the message was that ‘we’ve got to win this war’,” he remembered. He went back into action in the Mariannas, Saipan, Tinian, and back to Hawaii for continued training.

From Hawaii, it was back to Iwo Jima—which Kien remembers as the “biggest one, it was really something.” He made the landings on February 19, 1945. They had been told that the island would take three days to capture, but it was not secured for 26 days. Kien got a Bronze Star for evacuating a wounded comrade that had been hit by a Japanese rocket attack. “One night our Command Post on Iwo Jima was hit by Japanese rockets,” Kien recalled. He was trying to lay low in a foxhole with partner Roy Becenti. Through the smoke, Kien saw Pvt. Schaeffer get hit in the arm, and while running toward the Command Post he got hit again and went down. “I went after him and dragged him to the hole,” said Kien. A corpsman eventually came and they evacuated Schaeffer on a stretcher, taking him to a first aide station and eventually to a hospital ship, where he survived.

While in the Marshall Islands, an injury to his own leg brought Kien back to Hawaii, where he was still recovering in a hospital when the war ended. Kien stayed in the reserves, and eventually was called back to service for Korea in time to participate in the Chosin Reservoir campaign. His leg injury never quite healed properly, and Kien finally retired after 22 years of military service, missing being sent to Vietnam. The initial 29 Navajo Code Talkers were honored with a special Congressional Gold Medal in the summer of 2001, and the rest, a total of 392 later recruits, received a Congressional Silver Medal in November 2001. More than half were no longer living to see their special honor at that

time. Fewer than 100 of the Code Talkers are still living, but now their place in history is finally assured. Now, in their 80's and 90's, there aren’t many yet. Just a few. Meet Keith Little:

Keith Little served as a Navajo Code Talker with the US Marine Corps from December of 1943 until after the war. He fought in numerous engagements of WWII, including battles in the Marshall Islands, Sai Pan, and Iwo Jima. Like most of the Navajo Code Talkers, he wasn't aware of the significance of his contribution to the war effort until much later in life. It was only then that he understood the importance of documenting their story for posterity. In conversation about his hopes for the new museum, he speaks with certitude of his desire to teach the younger generations of the importance of striving for excellence and of serving above and beyond the call of duty. Promoting a greater understanding of the Navajo culture, traditions and way of life is a cause he also holds dear. When asked why he chose to go to war, he answers simply: "[because] the Japanese made a sneak attack on the US," adding that he wanted "to protect our people, land and country." Meet Teddy Draper Sr.:

Teddy Draper Sr. joined the Marines on November 3rd, 1943, and was soon after sent overseas as a Navajo Code Talker serving in many harrowing campaigns. In the assault on Iwo Jima, he was wounded in the face and leg by mortar fire but continued to fight on with his comrades. He landed with the 28th Marines on Green Beach and, at one point, bravely ran

through heavy enemy fire and back again to retrieve lost equipment needed to open lines of communication. It was a distinguished act for which he was promoted. Sadly, he lost many friends during this bloody struggle. Teddy Draper Sr. later went on to serve in occupied Japan, where he became proficient in his third language, which he still remembers today. He was discharged May 16th, 1946.

Meet Bill Toledo: Bill Toledo was a Navajo Code Talker for three years from October 1942 to October 1945. He served in many engagements including the Battle of Bougainville in the British Solomon Islands, and the battles for Guam and Iwo Jima. On the island of Guam, while filling in as a messenger, he narrowly escaped sniper bullets by means of some quick footwork. Impressed by his moves, some of the Marines jokingly asked about his football career before the war. Not all Marines were so jovial, though. On one occasion, while marching through the jungle, he was mistaken for a Japanese soldier and taken prisoner. After being marched back to headquarters at gunpoint, he was assigned a bodyguard to avoid future misunderstandings. Although the danger is gone, he still gets calls to this day making sure he's okay. Bill Toledo feels it is important to share experiences like his with new generations so that they may understand the cost of freedom and the sacrifices which were made on their behalf. Meet Samuel Tso:

When Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tso saw the tiny island of Iwo Jima for the first time, he thought US forces would be able to take it

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in one day. Even as they landed, the beaches were dead quiet. Only after they had made their way up the beach did the heavily entrenched Japanese open fire. It was not long before the young Marine reconsidered his first assessment. It would take more than a month of brutal combat before the island was secured. Samuel Tso bravely served with the US Marine Corps from February 13th, 1943, to March 29th, 1946. Even now, some 65 years later, he recalls with clarity the experience of crouching in bomb craters for cover, unable to ascertain the direction of fire until comrades on the opposite side of the crater were killed. Hearing his experiences, it becomes quite clear why the Navajo Code Talkers Museum & Veterans' Project is so meaningful to him. It will be a place where the Code Talkers can tell their own harrowing stories and help promote the cause of peace. Contact Information

Navajo Code Talkers Foundation PO Box 1266 Window Rock, Arizona 86515 phone: 928-688-5202 fax: 928-688-5204

To the code talkers, who proved they could encode and decode messages much faster than any machine, the information was crystal-clear.To the untrained ear, Navajo sounds like nothing more than a series of hisses, clicks and guttural and nasal noises. But that was only because they had learned to adapt Navajo words to describe military equipment. For instance, the code name for “tank” came from the Navajo word for “tortoise,” the Navajo word for “egg” became code for “bomb,” and the term for “hand grenade” was derived from the Navajo word for “potato.” The code was so highly specialized that even other Navajos couldn’t understand it if they hadn’t been trained.

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Page 4 - January 17, 2013 Escondido Appoints Economic Development Director

Escondido City Manager Clay Phillips announced the promotion of long-time city employee Joyce Masterson to the newly created position of Director of Economic Development and Community Relations.

Ms. Masterson has been employed by the City of Escondido for twenty-five years and currently serves as the Assistant to the City Manager, a position she has held for ten years. For the past two years, she has played a prominent role in the City’s Economic Development efforts including overseeing the creation of the Economic Development Master Plan and Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), as well as the City Council’s Action Plan. Prior to that, she served as the Project Manager for the Public Safety Facilities Project, overseeing the construction of 4 new fire stations and the joint Police and Fire Headquarters funded by

Man About Town

Delighted to hear about Joyce Masterson of the city of Escondido being named as the Director of Economic Development and Community Relations.

We’ve known Joyce for years and have admired both her and her work during all that time. Most folks aren’t aware of it but Joyce was the one who oversaw the construc-

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the $84.3 million Proposition P Bond Measure.

Ms. Masterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College. She is a member of the California Association for Local Economic Development and the California Association of Public Information Officials.

In making the announcement City Manager Clay Phillips noted, “Economic Development is a high priority for Escondido and this new position completes the structural changes we needed to ensure the appropriate visibility and leadership for our economic development efforts. Joyce has a proven track record and a full awareness of the issues facing the community’s economic development efforts.” Ms. Masterson’s salary will be $122,612. City Completes Investigation into Maher

Escondido Police Chief Jim Maher retired from his office partially as a result of a personnel investigation launched by Escondido City Manager

tion of the new Public Safety Facilities Project - which included four new fire stations and the joint Police and Fire Headquarters. Many’s the time I would see Joyce in the parking lot, surrounded by plans, phones, and construction crews, waiting for her crisp, clear instructions . . . . and always with that magic smile of hers. She’s a class act and the city of Escondido made a brilliant move in appointing her to this position. ••••• Congrats to Cheyenne and Erin Miller on the birth of their daughter, beautiful little Audrey, all of 5lbs 4 ounces, 17 3/4 long. The talented Miller family, all members of the North County Baptist Church in San Marcos, all great singers and musicians. Grandpa and Grandma, Pastor Clint Miller and wife, Candy, are also beaming with pride at the latest arrival. ••••• I can see! Thanks to Dr. Nancy Newman, a brilliant ophthalmologist with Kaiser Permanente, I can now see

Clay Phillips. That investigation cost $17,600. Though it was funded by city/taxpayer money, Phillips refuses to release the results, saying it is a “personnel matter.” This same postion was taken by city attorney, Jeff Epp. Though critics contend this is unfair, that if taxpayer money is used then taxpayers have a right to the information, the debate now is moving on to another arena . . . the question of who will be the next Chief of Police. Whether to conduct a nationwide search or to promote from within. Both options have advantages and disadvantages. Assistant Chief Cory Moles was promoted to interim chief when Maher was placed on leave Sept. 12 pending the investigation.

U-T San Diego filed public records requests last year seeking any settlement arrangement the city had reached with Maher, and any emails between Maher, Epp and City Manager Clay Phillips from June through November 2012.

out of my right eye with 20/25 vision, thanks to recent cataract surgery.

I had been worried about my deteriorating eyesight as I do a great deal of reading for research on The Paper. The eyes were screaming at me to knock it off and rest up. Blurry vision, tired eyes, the whole nine yards. Come to find out, I had small cataracts in both eyes - small, but enough to impede vision.

If you have cataracts, run, do not walk to your ophthalmologist and explore cataract surgery. It is a piece of cake. No discomfort, no pain, the procedure takes about 15 minutes.

Wore an eye patch the first day, the following morning I awakened, looked at my digital alarm clock . . . and I could read the time! I didn’t have to squint and move to within two to three inches to read the time. What’s more I still had the transparent eye patch on. Once I removed it, the vision was even more

The city denied those requests, saying the documents are confidential peace officer records and are exempt from disclosure.

Maher has had a great deal of public support with several rallies calling for his reinstatement and for the termination of City Manager Clay Phillips. Supporters allege Phillips used the basis of the investigation as a lever to move Maher out of office and that Phillips did not like the way Maher ran the department. The Mayor and City Council members all refused to intervene and supported Phillips in his actions. Phillips does not comment on the relationship between him and Maher. When Maher was placed on leave, the chief said the personnel investigation was launched shortly after he alerted Phillips that two Police Department employees might have engaged in improper conduct. Neither Maher nor city offi-


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Saw Dr. Newman the next day and told her, “you want to do the left eye tomorrow? I’ll be here with bells on!”

She laughed and said, “no, we’ll wait about five weeks to do the left eye.”

I cannot adequately describe what a tremendous change this cataract surgery has made with my vision. The doctor is happy, I am deliriously happy. Twenty/thirty years ago, cataract surgery was a big deal. Discomfort, pain, etc. Today? It is absolutely a routine procedure that takes about 15 minutes. (About 45 minutes pre-op, blood pressure, blood sugar tests, relaxing, etc.) Dr. Newman does about 400 cataract surgeries a year. Modern day medicine is just outstanding. ••••• So very sad to report that Tony D’Elia has passed away. Tony and his lovely wife, Rita, own Sorrento’s, my favorite Italian eatery in all of ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 10

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cials have identified those employees. No one other than Maher was placed on leave as a result of the investigation.

Maher announced Oct. 31, while the investigation was still under way, that he would retire Dec. 31.

Mayor Sam Abed said this week that it was crucial the new chief support some controversial Police Department policies put in place in recent years. They include frequent staging of traffic safety checkpoints and a close partnership with federal immigration officials.

“We need somebody to continue to implement the successful policies we’ve had for years and strengthen them,” said Abed, adding that those policies have been popular with most Escondido residents. Councilwoman Olga Diaz, the lone council member who has criticized the city’s handling of the Maher investigation, and who is married to

Escondido police Lt. Neal Griffin, said a national search was essential.

“I understand why developing talent internally is appealing, but in the case of Escondido, it would be healthy to bring in an external candidate,” Diaz said. “Police officers took sides on the Chief Maher thing, and some even protested. Hiring an outsider might zero out all the tension.” But Councilman Ed Gallo said hiring from outside could be risky. Many feathers were ruffled in the department in 1987 when Carlsbad Police Chief Vince Jimno was hired as Escondido’s chief, Gallo said. “The whole department didn’t function well,” he said.

“We want the guy hired two years ago or tomorrow to know he could be chief some day if he works hard and does the right things,” Gallo said. Escondido Sushi Cooked

The Sushi Nori restaurant in the Major Market Shopping Center on Centre City

Parkway in Escondido was hit by fire Monday morning.

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Firefighters arrived and extinguished the blaze within eight minutes, authorities said.

Nearby shops suffered some smoke damage, but were able to open for business. Authorities estimated the damage to the restaurant at about $20,000 for the building and another $50,000 for items inside the restaurant. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Escondido Farmers Want Higher Subsidies

Escondido farmers have responded to the city’s plan ‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 10


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Letters to the Editor Writer is Upset About Maher ‘Investigation’

Wonderful. Just wonderful! Our highly esteemed local press, The UT/NCT, in todays headline announces that the investigation into Chief Maher is now completed. No mention of the results of the investigation, no mention of any others investigated, no conclusions, no facts and no apologies. They did say that Olga Diaz was the only person on Escondido's City Council that objected to the manner in which the Maher issue was handled. My opinion of Olga has increased a notch or two.

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Kids in the Garden Class

Winter may be cold elsewhere, but these children were happy to walk around Alta Vista Gardens and take photos of the wonders of nature at a recent class. From bromeliads to birds of paradise, from cycads to eucalyptus, kids found closeups that revealed intricate patterns and bright colors. Kids in the Garden class meets on the second Saturday each month at Alta Vista Gardens to share environment, nature


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“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by the City for the impact we are making in Oceanside,” said Beverly Holtz, chair of the foundation. “We are excited that the Mayor is encouraging Oceanside citizens to learn more about our efforts and how one can participate in the OCF.”

Children gathered at the downed tree in the subtropical garden during their hike and photo tour, including, from l-r, Katherine Maddison, Mary Maddison, Bodie Wagner, Addison Dixon, Reese Colton, Olivia Hildreth, Ava Rose Colton, Jacob Clarke, Anna Maddison, and (below) Kailey Clarke. Also participating were Ashley and Katie Knapp. City Proclaims and gardening with kids. The Oceanside Charitable class, now in its fourth year, is Foundation Week taught by retired teacher Nancy B. Jones, with assisMayor Jim Wood recently protance from Carole J. Lee. The year’s schedule is available at Contact for more info.

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Root Canal or Extraction? There May Be Another Option!

NOBODY LIKES TO HEAR “YOU NEED A ROOT CANAL!” or “THAT TOOTH NEEDS TO BE EXTRACTED!” when visiting a dentist. Yes, these certainly are the needed treatments in many cases where decay and/or infection have progressed too far and they are the only treatments left. As dentists we all have our share of patients coming in on an emergency basis who are experiencing pain, and it used to be expected that an extraction or root canal therapy were the last two choices. Not surprisingly, with the development of modern materials and treatments, a third choice has become available. Using a procedure called “Pulp Capping,” dental materials called liners can be used where the removal of

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decay and/or old restoration comes close to or slightly exposes the main nerve chamber of the tooth, the Pulp, but where infection is minimal. In the past these liners were frequently used beneath dental restorations to reduce post-treatment pain and sensitivity. Now they have taken on a much greater role when placed to protect the main nerve chamber of

The “New Kid” on the block in terms of pulp capping materials is a combination of Calcium Hydroxide mixed in with a resin silicate. Calcium hydroxide has long been known to have the capacity to mobilize growth factors in your tooth’s dentin, causing the formation of new “reparative dentin.” The greatest chance for success is if placed “close” to the pulp (indirectly), however, success can still occur when placed “directly” on the pulp “IF” the exposure is small. It has been shown that if a 0.5 mm thickness of tooth structure (dentin) remains, it reduces the effects of toxins on the pulp by 75%, and with a 1.0mm thickness it reduces to 90%. At 2.0 mm dentin thickness or more, there is little to no pulp reaction. In some cases dentists have new patients who come into our office that are often experiencing “no pain at all,” yet, during the examination deep

claimed the week of December 10–17, 2012, “Oceanside Charitable Foundation Week” to commemorate the foundation’s fifth anniversary. Since its founding in 2007, the Oceanside Charitable Foundation (OCF) decay is detected that they are unaware of. If their decay is very extensive, with the new materials at our disposal, we can sometimes apply a pulp cap, and if successful, avoid the need for a root canal. The capping material is applied over the nerve and then covered by a buildup and protective restoration, which is normally a crown. One caveat … sometimes a tooth that has been pulp capped eventually needs root canal therapy in the future … but the cost for capping is so small that, if successful, you’ve saved several hundreds to over a thousand dollars or more in the meantime! Over the past couple of years our office has experienced an almost 70% decrease in root canal therapies and extractions by using Pulp Capping procedures. The calcium silicates are antibacterial, biocompatible, and have a high pH that has an “alkalinizing effect” stimulating wound healing and aids in the release of bioactive dentin proteins for repairing your tooth. These Pulp Capping materials are now easily placed and light cured allowing the subsequent restorative procedure to be completed at the same appointment!. Are you a candidate for Pulp

The late Matt McLaughlin left a generous legacy gift to The San Diego Foundation for use by the Affiliate Foundations in North County. Thanks to the creation of the matching program, all OCF membership generated grant-making funds (half of each yearly donation) will be matched, dollar for dollar, through 2014. The Live Here, Give Here match doubled this year’s grants, from $34,625 to $69,250. “The Live Here, Give Here program will allow us to have an incredible impact on Oceanside over the next two years,” said Colleen O’Harra, founding

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Capping? That’s a decision only your Dentist can make. There are dentists that won’t consider Pulp Capping because some patients can experience some discomfort for a period of time afterwards, while the tooth is repairing itself. There is also the possibility of failure when the treatment is unsuccessful and the patient still experiences some pain. In these cases root canal treatment is done immediately to relieve your symptoms. As dentists we know that a non-root canaled tooth is usually healthier than one that has had its canals done. By using the Pulp Capping procedure when there is a definite possibility of its success, we’re erring on the side of best health for our patients. Root Canal Therapy or Extractions used to be the only alternative patients had for deep decay. Now, with the newer materials and techniques available, Pulp Capping can be a healthy third alternative! Our patients treated with Pulp Capping have been very happy with the successful results, because it leaves them wealthier (in the pocketbook)

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chair of the Foundation.

Meetings/Events Calendar

Inland Audubon Preserve is Open – The correct Host Orientation date is January 19, from 10-11am. Hosts are needed to welcome visitors and to keep the preserve open to the public each Saturday at 2437 Hutchison Street, Vista. For info, contact the caretaker at that address or email

City Invites Youth to Audition for “Little Mermaid” – The City of San Marcos Theatre West invites youth ages 7 – 18 to audition for “Little Mermaid” at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos, on Friday, January 18, anytime between 5 and 8pm. Be prepared to sing a one minute excerpt from a song of your choice. Bring an instrumental CD or sing a cappella. Also bring a school photo and a short list of past experiences you have had speaking, singing or dancing in front of a group. Rehearsal schedules will be available at auditions. Beginners are welcome. The performances will be held at the San Marcos Community Center on February 14, 15, 16, and 17, Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 and 6 pm. For further info, call 760.744.9000 or go to The Best Concert Deal Around – On Sunday, January 20, at 2pm in the Center Theater at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, the Hidden Valley Community Concert Association (HVCCA) will be presenting medal winners from the Young Artist Competition.

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when they captured Navajos in the Philippines and brought them to Japan in an attempt to figure out the meaning of all the talk about tortoises, eggs and potatoes, Willetto said. The men had no clue, he said, and were released, but only after they were tortured.

When a code talker was given a message in English, he had to put it into Navajo code for the code talker at the other end of the line. That code talker then relayed the message, in English, to his commander. Even though the code talkers were performing special tasks, they didn’t get special treatment. After they memorized more than 200 Navajo-based code terms and their English equivalents, the code talkers were put into combat units and sent into battle, armed with their rifles — and their radios, telephones, pens and note-

If you buy a reserved seat at the regular price of $20, you can apply that $20 to next season’s (2013-2014) subscription and pay only $50 for five concerts. If you buy a 2013 season subscription ($14/per concert) to the remaining four concerts, you will receive a reciprocity card to attend other concerts in other cities for free. All of HVCCA concerts are at 2pm on Sundays. Check the website at for concert information, directions, and special ticket offers. For questions, call Dennis Tomlinson, president, at 760.740.0619. The additional concerts are: February 17, Side Street Strutters (Dixieland band from Disneyland); March 10, Teresa Walters, classical pianist; and May 5, Coastal Cities Jazz Band (40’s big band music).

Humane Society has Great Deal on Cat/Kitten Adoptions – Brrr, it’s cold! The best way to endure the winter season is to surround yourself with the warmth and comfort of a furry feline friend or two. To help you with that, the Escondido Humane Society has reduced the adoption fees for all cats and kittens to just $25, from now until February 28. EHS also has an ongoing “Best Buddies” program: Adopt an adult cat (6 months or older) and the second adult cat’s fee will be waived. All cat adoption fees include spay/neuter; microchip with lifetime registration; up-to-date vaccinations; wellness exam after adoption; and behavior support for the lifetime of the animal. For more info, call 760.888.2247 or visit to view adoptable animals online. The EHS adoption center is open from 10am to 5pm seven days a week, and located at 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Call to Artists: “Artful Inches” Starts January 19 – The Escondido Arts Partnership is looking for painters and collage artists to participate in the 2nd Annual “Artful Inches” fundraiser that supports the annual Student Art Show in April and participating teachers. Artists


“While we were shooting and the radio or telephone rang, we put down our rifles and took the messages,” Samuel Tso, 87, said.

With 40 pounds of communication gear on his back, “I was ready to send a message or receive a message anytime, regardless of what was going on around me,” said Little, who served on the Marshall Islands, Saipan and Iwo Jima.

“When a message came in, you start writing it down right there, or you send a message right there,” he said. “You don’t wait. You stop what you’re doing. What you’re doing is receiving and sending messages. That’s your job.” The system was efficient, said Bill Toledo, 85, citing an incident on Iwo Jima when his battalion commander told him to request an artillery barrage on a nearby hill that sat atop a pillbox and a tunnel.

Toledo encoded the request and sent it to his Navajo

volunteer to come to the Municipal Gallery any time during a three-week period to paint or do collage work. The paper, some basic acrylic paint colors and gel medium is provided free, but artists need to bring their own brushes, scissors, and any other tools they need, including additional acrylic colors or collage materials. Donations of any paint or collage materials are always appreciated. Once the artwork is done and dry, the public will be able to purchase whatever section of the long painting they want to fit the size mat they want. Painting begins on Saturday, January 19 at 12:30, when the Gallery opens. For info, send an email to Donna Meyer at The Gallery is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Last year 17 artists participated; this year more artists are anticipated. Mayor Abed to Speak at Republican Club Meeting – On Monday, January 21, when The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) meets, Escondido Mayor Sam Abed will speak about current issues affecting citizens of Escondido and surrounding areas of influence. The meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro restaurant, 890 W. Valley Pkwy., Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am, with buffet luncheon meeting beginning promptly at noon and concluding at 1pm. A reservation is necessary. Cost is $14/person. To RSVP, call 760.743.1195. For more info about TERC, visit RB Chorale Looking for a “Few Good Men” - Pat Bean and the RB Chorale will kick off the Spring semester with its first rehearsal on January 22. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday at 7:30pm at Westwood Elementary School, 17449 Matinal Rd., San Diego. The Chorale is actively seeking male tenors and basses. No auditions are required. Women are accepted too. The shows will be held at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts; tentatively scheduled for the

counterpart about a mile away. The attack was launched, and Marines took advantage of the dust to lob in hand grenades and dynamite to destroy the hill. Elapsed time: six to eight minutes, Toledo said.

The code talkers’ work could be deadly. Thirteen were killed, he said.

After the war, the code talkers were ordered to tell no one-- not even their families -what they had done. They remained silent until 1968, when material about their work was declassified. In the 1970s, the Navajo nation decided to assemble as many code talkers as possible for reunions.

Because they had been silent for so long, “we looked at each other and said, ‘You, too?’” Little said.

Shortly after President Ronald Reagan was inaugurated in 1981, he invited the code talkers to the White House. Coverage of that occasion helped make the nation

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Memorial Day weekend. Each night will feature finalists from the Chorale’s annual scholarship auditions to be held earlier. Scholarship monies raised during the December shows will be awarded to six local musical students graduating in 2013 from local high schools; three finalists at each of the two performances, decided by audience vote. Finalists will receive $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000. For more info about joining the chorale or applying for a scholarship, visit the website at, or call 858.485.SONG (7664). Potluck Luncheon and Installation of Officers at DUVCW Meeting – On Tuesday, January 22, starting at 11am, the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Nancy Hanks Lincoln Tent No. 5, will meet in the Veterans Memorial War Building at Zoo Drive and Park Boulevard in Balboa Park, San Diego. Officers will be installed following the potluck lunch. Carole Morton, National President of the Daughters’ organization will do the installation and then update the Tent on the California and National news. The mission of the Daughters is to spread widely the teachings of patriotism, that those who dwell in this broad land of ours will so live that, in peace or in war, there shall be no stain on “The Flag Our Fathers Saved.” For info, call 619.475.0153.

Radio Commentator to Speak at Republican Women’s Meeting – The award-winning radio commentator and community leader, Mark Price, will be the speaker at the Carlsbad Republican Women Federated (CRWF) luncheon on Tuesday, January 22. He will speak about assuming personal responsibility, a recurring theme throughout his personal and professional life, and will give updates on political issues and events. The luncheon begins at 11am, and is held at the Hilton

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aware — and appreciative — of their work. In light of this burst of fame, “We don’t know how to act,” Little said. “They keep telling us, ‘You’re heroes.’ “Am I a hero? I don’t know. I just did what the Marines told me to do.”

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This was 42 years ago. Our radio station, KOWN, working with the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, arranged for a horseback ride from Old Town in San Diego to Escondido (about 40 miles), retracing, in reverse, the route Kit Carson had taken when seeking reinforcements after a disasterous military engagement against the Californios [Mexican Cavalry] (we got our butts kicked) near Mule Hill, just outside Escondido.

We ran (walked) the horses in relays. I arranged with the then Miramar Naval Air Station Special Service officer to provide us with horses from Miramar's stables (today, it is the Miramar Marine Air Station). We arranged for dignitaries to ride various relays, switching off about every 3-5 miles and then having other dignitaries mount the horse for the next 3-5 miles. We made it about 5pm back to Kit Carson Park utterly exhausted. I had ridden all the way . . . no relays. All the way. I was beat. They had a big celebration at the end of the ride, including a picnic. I grabbed a quick bite to eat, a cold drink, and headed home. Then I made a big mistake. I jumped into our swimming pool.

‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5 This is the same newspaper that recently advised us that Chief Maher was asked to go home while two other senior officers in the police department were investigated. Subsequently this same newspaper told us that Chief Maher was being retired and that the investigation of others was incomplete. I have to hand it to them, this is the absolute best I have ever seen in investigative reporting. Most in Escondido had gravitated toward simply forgetting about this travesty; but no, now they tell us that the investigation of Maher is over. Nobody ever said he was being investigated in the first place.

All the citizenry is told is that there seemed to be some skullduggery in the police department and "Trust us" it's been investigated and think it is resolved. We, the public, the taxpayer, have no right to know anything as skullduggery information is sacrosanct in a sequestered

personnel file, someplace, somewhere. Trust us. BS.,MS & PHD

Sid Colquitt Escondido, CA.


I was shocked and offended that your January 10 issue had this off color and insensitive "humor" in it. See attached image. That's amazingly irresponsible of your publication. (See image at right) Sonny Portacio San Diego County

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And damn near died from shock. My overheated body hit that cool, cool water and it was truly a shock. Were I to do that today it would surely have killed me . . . but I was young then (42 years younger). Notice the dark hair and slender frame. I'm a tad heavier now, and my hair has a streak or two of grey to it. In the pic, the handsome blonde haired guy in the foreground is Alan Skuba, the owner of KOWN, the radio station I managed, and the Mayor of Escondido. He and I have remained life long friends to this day and communicate almost daily via email. Hard to believe we were once that young.

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North County. Rita, who stands about 4’6” tall, is that indomitable force that always greets you at Sorrento’s and makes you feel part of “the family.” Rita, Tony, and Rita’s sister, Nancy, made Sorrento’s the place to be. We knew Tony had been ill for some time but we all thought it was just the flu. I spoke with Rita Monday and she’s doing okay. Our hearts go out to her, her family, and the staff of Sorrento’s. ••••• Remember the old days when merchants took the time to explain things to you? To help you make the right decision on buying something to make your life easier? We had an experience recently that brought back that good, warm feeling of dealing with a business with that attitude. I went to Mart’s Appliance 743 E. Valley Parkway in Escondido, and spoke with Marlene Page, one of the owners. She and her husband have owned the business since 1974. My Norelco electric razor wasn’t cutting it and thought I’d get some new blades. They had them in stock and I said, “fine, go ahead and give them to me.” “Would you like to know how much they cost first?” she asked.

Glad she asked. They were $49.95 . . . about half the price of a new razor. I decided to not buy them and probably just purchase a new razor instead. Mart’s Appliance doesn’t sell electric razors or I’d buy from them. You can bet, however, that if I need appliance repair, I’ll be heading for Mart’s Appliance. I like businesses who look after me and my best interests. If you want to call them, they’re at 760.745.7711. ••••• I’ve had Pastor Dick Huls as my guest speaker at the Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido five or six times. He’s that good. Hint: If you have a civic or service club and are looking for an outstanding program speaker, call Dick. You’ll love his presentations as much as we have. ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 13

‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 5 to hike water and sewer rates this winter by asking the city to increase their subsidy.

A debate is likely to ensue as critics claim the subsidies, which amount to more than $1 million a year, unfair to the city’s sewer and water customers who are not in agriculture. Even if no subsidy is granted, these customers saw a doubledigit water rate increase last year, and they face 12 percent hikes in March.

Farmers argue the subsidy is good business because local agriculture is an economic engine providing thousands of local jobs. Escondido’s water customers have subsidized local farmers for decades.

“Escondido growers need lower water costs, and the city needs customers for its recycled water,” said Eddie Grangetto, president of a farming coalition called Escondido Growers for Agricultural Preservation. “It’s a perfect match.”

So the proposal says the city’s sewer customers, as well as water customers, should subsidize farmers now, in exchange for the long-term benefits they will get when the farmers begin buying recycled water from the city’s sewer system. Councilwoman Olga Diaz, the council’s most vocal agriculture booster, said the city should embrace the new proposal.

“Our farms are at a breaking point,” she said. “Any more increases, and they will be reducing the acreage they farm.”

Diaz also said the adjusted rates shouldn’t be viewed as a subsidy. “We need a preferential rate for farmers so they can survive and expand,” Diaz said. “It’s not a subsidy, it’s an investment in the future.” Diaz said farmers are “doing the city a favor” by agreeing to buy recycled water two years from now, and that the city will regret it if many farms get plowed under before then.

Gisele is an adorable very small little Chihuahua puppy. At 3 pounds she does great with people and other pets playing or just lying down in the sun. She is just over 4 months old and all ready to move to a forever home. Gisele is a gorgeous white with black spots and cute black ears. She would do great with a family or just adults.

Like all our pups Gisele is spayed and microchipped. Her 5 way vaccines and rabies are all up to date. She comes with a full 4 piece safety equipment set, food for her transition and any favorite toys or bedding. For more 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 or contact us at or 949-246-1280.

Trina is a 4-year-old spayed female boxer mix, ID 65805. Trina has a lot of love in her heart for everyone she meets. She loves receiving any kind of affection and especially likes to have her head, neck, ears and back scratched. She enjoys her daily walks and has good leash manners. She is attending training classes at the shelter and has already learned some basic commands. She is well-mannered and eager to please, and she rides great in the car. Trina is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $85 adoption fee includes spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

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Garden Inn, 6450 Carlsbad Blvd. Cost is $29/members and $35/non-members. RSVP by Friday, January 18, to Jack Peacock at 760.390.4452 or The CRWF meets every fourth Tuesday. For more info, visit

Best-Selling Author to Address Republican Women – Eric Blehm, best selling and award winning author, will be the featured speaker at the Escondido Republican Women, Federated (ERWF) January 23 luncheon meeting. Mr. Blehm is the first journalist to accompany an elite Army Ranger unit on a training mission. His immersion with the Rangers led him to the untold story of an elite team of 11 Green Berets who operated in the hinterland of Taliban-held Afghanistan just weeks after 9/11. Also, for those who watched the videocam of a pair of owls raising their young in San Marcos a couple of years ago, Mr. Blehm is the founder of the “Molly the Owl” childrens’ books. The meeting will be at Cocina del Charro, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido, and is open to the public. Cost of $14/person includes lunch. Registration starts at 11am. Reservations are required, by Sunday, January 20. Contact Rosalia at or 760.489.1497. Free Professional Education Seminar – The Alzheimer’s Association will present a free program with regard to Alzheimer’s patients on Wednesday, January 23, from 11:30am-2pm, at the Silverado Senior Living Escondido, 1500 Borden Road, Escondido. Professionals can earn CEU’s; the program is free; preregistration required as space is limited. Lunch will be provided. To register, visit or call

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Tosca is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She's a mellow, 2 year old, 9 pound, Blue Cream Tabby cat with a beautiful, short fur coat. She was transferred from another animal shelter through the RCHS / FOCAS program.

Here's a secret about Tosca. She seems very calm, but when you're not expecting it she does "kitty zooms" or attacks her toy mouse. Once playtime is over, she's ready to sit on your lap and purr while you pet or brush her. Take a minute to watch her video on the RCHS website.

Tosca's $145 adoption fee includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, spay, and microchip. If you can't adopt her, consider sponsoring Tosca until her 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. For more information call 760-753-6413 or log on to

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The East Valley Branch Library will reopen as a Technology and Internet Center on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at noon at the Center, located at 2245 East Valley Parkway. The Escondido Technology Center will be open Monday through Thursday from noon to 6:00 p.m. The Center consists of

30 computers which may be accessed by residents in the same manner as those at Escondido Public Library at 239 S. Kalmia Street. For more detailed information about how to use a computer at the library or Technology Center please visit mputers.aspx Funding for the Technology Center was provided by Community Development Block Grant Funding ($60,000), Recreation Reserve Funding ($75,000) and a $25,000 grant from Cox Communication.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

V i s t a ’ s Moonlight Stage Productions winter season at the AVO Playhouse begins tonight. Tonight’s season opens with Ken Ludwig’s hilarious new comedy Leading Ladies. The play centers on two English actors who are so penniless they are performing their Shakespearean shows at Moose Lodges in Amish country. After hearing about an elderly lady who is leaving her fortune to her long-lost English nephews, the actors decide to pass themselves off as the nephews. The catch? The lost nephews are actually nieces. Opening on February 14 is the production of Roger Bean’s Doo-Wop musical “Life Could be a Dream.” A

singing foursome is headed for fame and fortune by trying to win the local radio contest on Big Whopper Radio. Songs from this musical journey to the past and include "Runaround Sue," "Tears on My Pillow," and "Earth Angel.”

The closing season production opens on March 21 with Garson Kanin’s “Born Yesterday.” Set in Washington D.C. in the 1940’s. Harry, a wealthy junk dealer does business by making deals with insiders, while his supposedly “dumb blonde girlfriend” is tutored by a smart reporter whose passion is museums, literature and uncovering the Capitol’s dirty little


Call VisTix at 760.724.2110 or visit for information.

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

Significant heating and cooling equipment improvements at City Hall

The City of San Marcos completed a necessary heating and cooling equipment replacement project just in time for the New Year. The heating and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) for the San Marcos Civic Center, which includes city hall, the community center, and library buildings, have been in service for nearly two decades putting them well

beyond their useable life. By modernizing the HVAC equipment, the City will reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs at city hall while generating overall cost savings. Overall, the goal of the project was to improve energy efficiency and ensure City Hall’s ability to provide reliable, comfortable building temperatures to paying tenants and City staff. Total HVAC replacement costs of $602,000 will be offset by rebates from San Diego Gas & Electric and fully funded by the California Energy Commission’s low-interest loan program.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

“I Have A Dream”

Yes, it’s that time again when the City of Oceanside’s Housing Commission and the North San Diego County Branch of the NAACP announce something special! It’s time to celebrate with others at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast here in Oceanside. The breakfast event will take place on Monday, January 21, at the Junior Seau Beach Community Center, located at 300 North Strand. Doors will open at 7:00 AM, with the breakfast starting promptly at 7:30 AM. As always, it will be a

pleasure in announcing the winner of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award that will be presented to one of our nominees from the City of Oceanside – MCB Camp Pendleton area. These individuals exemplify the ideals and beliefs of the late Dr. King, and have demonstrated time and again their willingness as a community volunteer to contribute to the betterment of all. Our nominees this year are: Max Disposti, Raye Clendening and Marcus Sneed – all very deserving individuals! So please come out and join in the 24th Annual award celebration! For tickets or more information, please call (760) 390-1795.

Readers of The Paper . . .

If you are a member of a civic or service club and would like a powerful, moving presentation that will touch the minds and hearts of all your members, contact either: Bruce Krider at 760.612 9156 or lyle e davis at 760.747.7119

The Puppy Coalition You will learn about

A new organization dedicated to saving the innocent lives of puppies as well as adult dogs. Learn how you can participate!

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Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth The Computer Factory Viva Las Vegas, CES Part One

As representatives of “the working press,” we spent most of last week in Las Vegas at the world’s largest consumer technology exhibition, the 2013 CES (Consumer Electronic Show). Those who read newspapers or watch TV have by now seen at least some news item from the CES. Perhaps it was “HAPIfork,” the miracle smartfork that guarantees painless weight loss. Maybe it was the $250,000 all-electric Rolls Royce with its cordless recharging carpet. It could have been the infamously under-whelming keynote presentation by Qualcom CEO Paul Jacobs, complete with cameo appearances by Bishop Desmond Tutu, Microsoft CEO “Monkey Boy Ballmer” and a clumsily scripted skit depicting

New Year, New Responsibilities

Last week, Senate leadership announced committee membership for 2013. I am looking forward to my new and recurring assignments.

I will continue working on the Transportation Committee to help address our state’s transportation needs. In the Labor Committee, I will remain a pragmatic voice for employers and employees. In the Business and Professions Committee, I will continue to help ensure that professions are clearly defined and industry standards are fair for consumers.

I also now serve as member of the Budget Committee and the Education Committee. While these positions are new compared to last session, they are committees that I have enjoyed serving on in the past.

the Internet mobility of a trio of annoying nerds. It was embarrassing.

Words or pictures cannot convey the immensity of the CES. It not only overwhelms the senses, it overwhelms the convention and transportation facilities of Las Vegas as well. CES has over 3,000 exhibits covering nearly 2 million square feet of exhibit space and 156,000 registered attendees yet IT IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. To qualify for an international or domestic entry badge you must either pay for it as a registered exhibitor or prove in advance that you qualify with a bona fide electronics industry credential (press, buyer, academic, industry analyst, engineer or industry affiliate). Attendance credentials are mailed out months in advance. If you lose your credentials or arrive without them you will pay $200 to be reinstated. There are no tourists at CES, it is serious business and everyone at the show has a job to do.

A few major exhibitors with dazzling displays near the main entrances of the Las Vegas Convention Center are seen by most convention attendees simply because you can’t miss them but most booths are seen by only a fraction of the attendees. No one comes to the show for the purpose of seeing all the exhibits. For the most part the nonexhibitor attendees are there for a specific reason: to meet with clients, check out the competition, or learn more

I look forward to rejoining both to address our state’s greatest challenges: reducing spending and education reform.

California’s taxpayers expect the state’s budget to be balanced and responsible. In addition, our state’s education system is ranked one of the worst in the nation, and the legislature must prioritize education reform. We need to improve the dropout rate, curriculum standards, science and math education, career technical education, and much more.

Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes San Diego (Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, Rancho Penasquitos, Carmel Valley) and Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Escondido, Vista the south Orange County cities of San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.

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about specific technologies. There are fifteen basic product categories and twenty-six “tech zones” arranged over nineteen exhibit halls in three major venues. The venues, LVCC (Las Vegas Convention Center), LVH (Las Vegas Hotel), and The Venetian, are connected by taxi, free shuttle bus and monorail. No matter what the mode of transportation you choose, you will wait in line to catch it. Driving and parking in and around the “strip” during CES is out of the question.

If you tried to spend one minute at each exhibit it would take you over fifty hours to cover the show. You’d need to double that to account for the time needed to walk between exhibits

and exhibit halls, levels and venues making it at least a 100-hour task. Unfortunately the CES is only open thirty-five hours during its entire four day run. In order to visit each exhibit you would need to walk about thirtyfive miles. At the brisk pace of 3.5 miles per hour you could walk the entire show in a day and a half, as long as you didn’t stop to look at anything. The people that really have fun at the CES are the exhibitors. They lounge about their booths all day and then party all night on expense accounts. Next week we’ll discuss some of the interesting products and technologies from the 2013 CES.


‘Chuckles’ Cont. from Page 2

laws of the church by hand.

He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not from the original manuscript. So, the new monk goes to the head abbot to question this, pointing out that if someone made even a small error in the first copy, it would never be picked up! In fact, that error would be continued in all of the subsequent copies.. [] The head monk, says, 'We have been copying from the copies for centuries, but you make a good point, my son.' [] He goes down into the dark caves underneath the monastery where the original manuscripts are held as archives in a locked vault that hasn't been opened for hundreds of years. Hours go by and nobody sees the old abbot.

missed the R! We missed the R!" His forehead is all bruised and he is crying uncontrollably.

The young monk asks the old abbot, 'What's wrong, father?' With a choking voice, the old abbot replies, 'The word was... CELEB R ATE

Editor's Note: Cute story . . . but the correct spelling is "celibate" not "celebate." ••••• I knew the romance was over when I drank champagne from the old gal’s slipper and choked on a Dr. Scholl’s foot pad. I knew I was going bald when it took longer and longer to wash my face.

A sure sign of old age is when you look in the mirror and see that the face you are shaving is your father’s.

My wife claims she loves being married. It’s so much fun, she says, finding the one special person you get to annoy the rest of So, the young monk gets wor- your life. ried and goes down to look for him. He sees him banging ‘Chuckles’ his head against the wall and Cont. on Page 14 wailing. "We missed the R! We

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Concert Pianist to Perform in San Marcos – On Friday, January 25, at 7pm, the Harvest Orthodox Presbyterian Church will present Sam Rotman, awardwinning concert pianist and expert on the works of Beethoven, on the grand piano. An opportunity to listen up close and personal to the keyboard artistry and Christian testimony of the man whose work has been described as “… profound, expressive, dynamic, and exciting.” Light refreshments will be offered. For more info and directions, go to

Volunteers Needed for Annual Homeless Census - The Regional Task Force on the Homeless is at the forefront of our region's efforts to ensure we have sustainable and effective solutions for addressing homelessness...and your help is needed! On Friday, January 25, from 5am-8am, 400 (Enumerators) individuals are needed to help count homeless persons throughout San Diego County. Then on January 25 thru January 27, 300 (Surveyors) individuals are needed to help interview homeless persons throughout San Diego County. During the month of February, 50 Data Entry individuals are needed to help enter data from the count. The Counting process is done to understand homelessness in order to help families, veterans, and individuals leave the streets. From the data, millions of dollars in critical federal funding is allocated to local service providers to address and alleviate homelessness. To sign up as a volunteer, register at For info, contact Cindy Williams at 858.292.7627, ext. 13, or email

Free Composting Workshop – A free composting workshop will be held on Saturday, January 26, from 8:30am-

10:00am, at the Escondido Community Garden. The workshop will be staffed by master composters and include instruction and demonstration in the building and maintenance of a backyard compost pile and worm bin. No registration is required. Workshop will be canceled in the event of rain. The Community Garden is located on the west side of Centre City Parkway, just north of Highway 78. Turn west on Decatur Way into the parking lot of the Escondido Police/Fire Facility. Park near the garden. Composting workshops are held quarterly and hosted by the Escondido Community Garden and the City of Escondido. For more info, call 760.839.4342.

Just Us Girlz! Event for Young Ladies – The San Marcos Community Services will present Just Us Girlz! On Saturday, January 26, from 9am-2pm, at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive. Deadline to register is Thursday, January 24, at the Community Center or online at Register early, space is limited. For more info, call 760.744.9000. This event is a special personal enrichment event for girls aged 10-15 years. Girls will learn tips from the pros on hair, makeup, etiquette, communication, and much more. They will do a mini photo shoot, receive a goody bag and enjoy lunch. Cost is $25/per girl for San Marcos residents and $30 for non-residents. Boy Scout Troop 651 to Hold Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – The San Marcos Boy Scout Troop 651 is hosting their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Family Night fundraiser on Friday, February 1st. It will be held at the Williams Barn, in Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Drive, San Marcos, from 5pm-7pm. Cost is $8/adults; $5/child (ages 3-10); children under 3 are free. This event helps the youth raise funds to offset costs for annual activities and scholarships for scouts.

‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 10

Dick has retired, so to speak.

He no longer pastors a church but he does serve as the Escondido Police Department Chaplain, he does minister to several senior citizen groups, and he holds a regular Sunday morning service at the Fairwinds Retirement Home in Oceanside. I decided to attend his service last Sunday at 10:30. When I arrived, the place was packed. Dick had saved a seat for me so I was right up front where I could see and hear quite easily. As I suspected, Dick’s sermons are every bit as interesting as his presenations at civic and service club groups (which are not centered on religion but on subjects as diverse as bee-keeping, living in Israel, his work as a Chaplain . . . a fascinating life and man). Dick’s sermon was down to earth, easy to understand, and pleasing to hear.

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After the service we stopped for pastries and coffee and I had a chance to get to know his lovely wife, Marcie, and one of his sons, Mike. A great man, a great family, folks you just naturally like to visit with.

Remember when The Paper did “The God Show” a few months back? Rating the various preachers in North San Diego County? We did not rate Dick Huls at that time because he no longer pastors a church . . . but had we done so, he’d be right there in the top five that deliver outstanding messages from the pulpit. I shall attend more of his services. ••••• For someone who grew up in the midwest and who is supposedly used to cold weather, this recent cold snap brought back many unpleasant memories. (This was the type of weather I moved from Nebraska nd Illinois to get AWAY from!) We shall survive, however, and will welcome warmer weather.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032883 The name of the business: Gilcom Industries, located at 830 Chamberlain Place, Escondido, Ca. 92025 is hereby registered by the following: Lorena Gillis 830 Chamberlain Place Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/19/2012. /s/Lorena Gillis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/19/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-030985 The name of the business: Qavah Photography, Nick Burt Photography, and Qavah Media, located at 2000 Montego Avenue #54, Escondido, Ca. 92026 is hereby registered by the following: Nicholas Burt 2000 Montego Avenue, #54 Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Nicholas Burt This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/27/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-031054 The name of the business: Mo’s Berry Patch, located at 2022 B Oceanview Road, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: David T. Slottje 2022 B Oceanview Rd Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/10/2012. /s/David T. Slottje This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/28/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032882 The name of the business: Supremo Produce Farmers Fresh, located at 545 Smilax Road, Vista, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Vincent and Fidelina Medrano 1280 Bear Valley Pkwy Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was n/a. /s/Vincent Medrano This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/19/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032842 The name of the business: DaVine Catering, located at 2381 La Mirada Drive, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Davine LLC 530 Steward Canyon Road Fallbrook, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Catherine Ransom, Manager This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/18/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-033676 The name of the business: His & Her’s Home, His & Her’s, located at 2150 Palomar Airport Rd., *205, Carlsbad, Ca. 92011, is hereby registered by the following: Sarah Kate Enterprise, Inc. 250 S. Pacific St., #108 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 2/01/2010. /s/Sarah Jackson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/31/2012. 01/03/, 01/10, 1/17 and 01/24/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032390 The name of the business: A-C-G Landscaping Maintenance, located at 137 Christen Way, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Artemio Colon 137 Christen Way San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/01/2007. /s/Artemio Colon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/13/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-033154

The name of the business: Predigo, located at 5213 Brickfield Ln., San Diego, Ca. 92130, is hereby registered by the following: Jarek Kanikula 1219 S. Citrus Avenue Escondido Ca. 92027 Arturo Ortega 5213 Brockfield LAne San Diego, Ca. 92130 Igor Virker 11164 Provencal Pl. San Diego, Ca. 92128 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 12/01/2012. /s/Jarek Kanikula This statement was filed with Ernest J. County Dronenburg Jr., Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/21/2012. 01/10, 1/17, 1/24 and 1/31/2013.


ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00059269-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioners Janani and Niranjan Iyer filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Madhalasa Niranjan to Proposed name Madhalasa Iyer. 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: February 19, 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 December 24, 2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 12/27/2012, 1/03, 1/10 & 1/17/2013

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2012-033239 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: RC Automobile, located at 529 Ross Drive, Escondido, CA. 92029. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 1/7/2011 and assigned File No. 2011000736, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Luis Ruben Choque-Jimenez 212 Sartori Way Vista, Ca. 92083 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime). /s/Luis Ruben Choque-Jimenez This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg, Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/24/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03, 1/10 & 01/17/2013..

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-031423 The name of the business: RP Landscaping, located at 4416 Silver Birch Way, Oceanside, CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Jesus Enrique Rivera Parra 4416 Silver Birch Way Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/01/2012. /s/Jesus Enrique Rivera Parra This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/03/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032802 The name of the business: Yuri Fitness, located at 308 Bishop Drive, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Yuri Imaizumi and Mark Filipowsky 308 Bishop Drive San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was 5/24/2012. /s/Yuriko Imaizumi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/18/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-033083 The name of the business: Hoda Cruise, located at 1010 San Marino Dr., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Hassan Kabbout and Hoda Hamam 1010 San Marino Dr. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was n/a. /s/Hassan Kabbout This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/20/2012. 12/27/2012, 01/03/, 01/10 and 01/17/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-032684 The name of the business: Vineyard Hills, located at 530 Steward Canyon Rd., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Ransom & Winnie Browning 530 Stewart Canyon Rd. Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 This business is conducted by a joint venture. First day of business was January 11, 2008. /s/Catherine Ransom, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/17/2012. 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-031405 The name of the business: Ruiz Photography, located at 3510 Capalina Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Yesenia Ruiz 3510 Capalina Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/08/2012. /s/Yesenia Ruiz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/03/2012. 01/03, 01/10, 01/17, and 01/24/2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000015 The name of the business: Carlyle’s Pro Shop, located at 555 N. Tulip Drive, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Derek Carlyle 555 N. Tulip Drive Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/02/2013. /s/Derek Carlyle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/02/2013. 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-033641 The name of the business: Fast Frame #317, located at 981 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste D, Solana Beach, Ca. 92075, is hereby registered by the following: Patrick R. Conrad 2750 Wheatstone St. #162 San Diego, Ca. 92111 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/01/2009. /s/Patrick R. Conrad This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/28/2012. 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31/2013

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the content of the following storage units will be offered for sale at public auction, for enforcement of storage lien. The Online auction will be held on January 23rd, 2013 ending at 11:00 AM. Location of Online Auction: Storage address: 1566 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027. Terms are as follows: CASH ONLY! Valley Rose Self Storage reserves the right to refuse any bid or cancel the auction. The following units may include, but not limited to electronic items, furniture & household items, unless otherwise stated. Deloris Cockren -BBS220 Shermaine Eyres-BBS315 Hershial Morris-A201 Rachel Perry-E305 Carol Alaniz-D209 Regina Lopez-RS208 Elba Volner-F105 Ian Martin-D221 01/10 & 01/17/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-031978 The name of the business: My Dog Ate the Couch Upholstery Studio, located at 3643 Grand, #C, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: James eric Duvall 2711 Kauan Loa Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/10/2012. /s/James eric Duvall This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/10/2012. 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, and 1/24/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000452 The name of the business: Alphamanifest, located at 220 Woodland Pkwy, Unit #149, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Aliya Al-Najjar 220 Woodland Pkwy, #149 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Aliya Al-Najjar, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/07/2013. 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31/2013

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2012-033535 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: Personal Touch Computing, located at 1599 Archer Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078 THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON 5/23/2008 and assigned File No. 2008-017226, IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Austin Mroczek 1599 Archer Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime). /s/Austin Mroczek This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg, Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 12/28/2012. 01/03, 1/10, 1/17 & 01/24/2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000363 The name of the business: His Coffee Company, located at 545 Opper St., Escondido, Ca. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: His, Inc. 1061 Memory Lane Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/01/20012. /s/Mitchell S. Rennix, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/04/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000757 The name of the business: Lalo’s Food Mobile Truck, located at 261 Pala Vista Dr. #2, Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Eduarto and Edith Iriarte 261 Pala Vista Dr. Apt #2 Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Eduardo Iriarte This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/09/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000723 The name of the business: Ocean Pine Gallery, located at 118 South Cedros, Solana Beach, CA. 92075, is hereby registered by the following: Wolfgang Renner 1238 Oribia Rd. Del Mar, Ca. 92014 This business is conducted by an indivdiual. First day of business was 7/1/71. /s/Wolfgang Renner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/09/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000680 The name of the business: Anthony G. Moya dba Sequoia Financial, located at 1510 S. Melrose Drive, #187, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Anthony G. Moya 1510 So. Melrose Dr. #187 Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an indivdiual. First day of business was 1/1/2013. /s/Anthony G. Moya This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/08/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001095 The name of the business: The Kitchens at Bridle Creek, The Kitchens @ Bridle Creek, The Farms at Bridle Creek, The Farms @ Bridle Creek, The Gardens @ Bridle Creek, The Gardens at Bridle Creek, The Orchard at Bridle Creek, The Orchard @ Bridle Creek, Bridle Creek, The Farmstand at Bridle Creek, The Farmstand @ Bridle Creek, The Old Homestead, located at 3384 Bridle Creek Ln., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Kathleen and David Hofer 3384 Bridle Creek Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by A Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Kathleen Hofer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/11/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000694 The name of the business: ST Consulting & Associates,located at 1783 Paradise St., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Shawn Tran 1283 Paradise St. Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/2013. /s/Shawn Tran This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/08/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-000201 The name of the business: Abu Ganti Transportation Services, located at 10810 Carmel Mtn Rd., #D, San Diego, Ca. 92129, is hereby registered by the following: Aghyad Zrik 10810 Carmel Mtn Rd., #D San Diego, CA. 92129 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/2/2013. /s/Aghyad Zrik This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/03/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001065 The name of the business: Bionic Surf Company, Major League Glassing, located at 3575 Roosevelt #205, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Jose Luis Roque, Jr. 3575 Roosevelt #205 Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jose Luis Roque, Jr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/11/2013. 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/07/2013

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The Paper January 17, 2013  

January 17, 2013 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.

The Paper January 17, 2013  

January 17, 2013 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.