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Volume 44- No. 4

January 24, 2013

by lyle e davis

Many of us can recall a time when we’d go to the hardware store or the gun shop, see a rifle or shotgun we liked, purchased it, went home, then went target shooting or hunting. Indeed, I remember when I was a young married, going to the hardware store, seeing single shot, .22 caliber rifles, buying two, and taking my then-wife out for an afternoon of target shooting. I think I paid $22 for each rifle. No filling out of forms, no formalities, just paid the bill, collected the weapons, and was on my way. Later on, it was fairly common to admire someone’s .410, 12 guage or 20 guage shotgun . . . or his hunting rifle, make an offer, buy it, and go about your business. No more.

Whether it’s a rifle, shotgun or a handgun you’re thinking of, there are a few things you need to know in today’s world. California gun laws allow almost anyone to buy a firearm without a license. The only people generally prohibited from acquiring or possessing a gun are: •felons (that is, anyone convicted of any felony offense in any jurisdiction), •persons convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses, •persons who are addicted to narcotics, •persons who suffer from mental illness, and •minors (that is, anyone under 18)

As long as you don't fall into one of these categories, there are several ways that you can legally exercise your Second Amendment right to bear The Paper - 760.747.7119



In the case of a long gun, such as a rifle or shotgun, it’s a bit easier than with handguns. You have to supply appropriate ID and you have a 10 day waiting period while a background check is done on you. If you clear the background check you can come pick up your rifle or shotgun from the dealer, after the 10 days has expired and presuming you pass the background check.

Assault Weapons

This question appears to be uppermost in most people’s area of interest. The problem appears to be one of both definition and over-reaction. In fact, California has prohibited assault weapons for years; but that generally refers to automatic weapons. To even own one, let alone buy and sell them, you need a class 3 firearms license (this covers machine guns, etc., the true

assault weapons. Class 3 licenses are difficult and expensive to obtain). On a true automatic weapon, you pull the trigger and the weapon continues to fire until the trigger is released. That hasn’t been legal for years. Yet the exact same weapon, once you disable the automatic feature and make it a semi-automatic (where you pull the trigger, one bullet fires, and you have to pull the trigger each successive time you wish to fire, is, and has been for some time, legal.)

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Typical weapons that resemble assault weapons are the AR-15 (one of the more popular). On this page and page three you will find photographs of a number of weapons that “look like” assault weapons but are perfectly legal in California. They are known as CASAR (California Semi Automatic Rifle) and are in compliance with California law.

regardless of what the law requires.

What’s the penalty if you get caught? It’s a misdemeanor

To legally buy a gun of any kind you need to purchase it from a licensed firearms dealer. In the case of a handgun, the dealer will require you to

You will be given a pamphlet with the necessary information to study prior to the test. Once you’ve passed the test there is still a 10 day waiting period before you can take possession of the handgun. The dealer will charge a fee for administering the test and supplying the HSC that is not to exceed $25.

What if you have a neighbor who has a gun, offers it to you for sale, and you agree to buy it? You pay him cash money and he hands you the weapon. Done deal? Technically, no.

By law, both of you have to go to a dealer to memorialize the sale, leave the weapon for the 10 days background check, then you may claim your weapon.

Quite often, however, that doesn’t happen. There are sales or transfers of weapons between two consenting parties that are never reported,

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! They Walk Among Us

Actual call center conversations!

Customer: 'I've been calling 700-1000 for two days and can't get through; Can you help?' Operator: 'Where did you get that number, sir?' Customer: 'It's on the door of your business.' Operator: 'Sir, those are the hours that we are open.' ••••• Samsung Electronics Caller: 'Can you give me the telephone number for Jack?' Operator: 'I'm sorry, sir, I don't understand who you are talking about.'

In addition to the written test you’ll have to supply a valid California Driver’s License or a California ID or Military ID card. Finally, you’ll need proof of residency such as unpaid bills, sent to your home address, which should match the address on the Driver’s License or other ID.

that provides for six months in the county jail and a $1000 fine for every weapon you sell outside the law.

Caller: 'On page 1, section 5, of the user guide it clearly states that I need to unplug the fax machine from the AC wall socket and telephone jack before cleaning. Now, can you give me the number for Jack?' Operator: 'I think it means the telephone plug on the wall.' ••••• RAC Motoring Services Caller: 'Does your European Breakdown Policy cover me when I am traveling in Australia ?' Operator: 'Does the policy name give you a clue?' ••••• Caller (inquiring about legal requirements while traveling in Europe ) 'If I register my car in France, and then take it to England, do I have to change the steering wheel to the other side of the car?' ••••• Then there was the caller who asked for a knitwear company in Woven. Operator: 'Woven? Are you sure?' Caller: 'Yes.. That's what it says on the label -Woven in Scotland ...' ••••• On another occasion, a man making heavy breathing

Guns that look like Assault Rifles . . . but are not. All of the above are CARUS (legal, non-automatic, in California)

take a written test for you to earn an HSC (Handgun Safety Card). sounds from a phone box told a worried operator: 'I haven't got a pen, so I'm steaming up the window to write the number on.' ••••• Tech Support: 'I need you to right-click on the Open Desktop.' Customer: 'OK..' Tech Support: 'Did you get a pop-up menu?' Customer: 'No.' Tech Support: 'OK. RightClick again. Do you see a popup menu?' Customer: 'No.' Tech Support: 'OK, sir. Can you tell me what you have done up until this point?' Customer: 'Sure. You told me to write 'click' and I wrote 'click'.' ••••• Tech Support: 'OK. At the bottom left hand side of your screen, can you see the 'OK' button displayed?' Customer: 'Wow! How can you see my screen from there?' Pragmatic Advice

A man returns home a day early from a business trip. It's after midnight. While en

If you prefer to carry a concealed weapon, instead of "openly carrying" one, the only way to do so (legally anyhow) is with a valid CCW (Carry a Concealed Weapon) permit. These licenses entitle you to carry a "pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon your person". CCW permits ‘Buying a Gun?’ Cont. on Page 3

route home he asks the cabby if he would be a witness. The man suspects his wife is having an affair, and he wants to catch her in the act. For $100, the cabby agrees. Quietly arriving home, the husband and cabby tip-toe into the bedroom. The husband switches on the lights, yanks the blanket back, and there is his wife in bed with another man! The husband puts a gun to the naked man's head.

The wife shouts, "Don't do it! I lied when I told you I inherited money. HE paid for the Corvette I gave you. HE paid for our new cabin cruiser. HE paid for your San Diego Padre and San Diego Charger season tickets. HE paid for our house at the lake. HE paid for our country club membership, and HE even pays the monthly dues!"

Shaking his head from side-toside, the husband lowers the gun. He looks over at the cabby and says "What would

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report that they have been swamped with customers many of whom are eager to acquire weapons while it is still legal (in their minds) to do so.

are issued by the San Diego County Sheriff, or the chief or head of your local municipal police department, if you are outside of San Diego County, based upon a showing that

•you are of good moral character, •you have good cause to justify the permit, •you are a resident in the county, or that you spend a substantial amount of time at your place of business or employment which is located in the county, and •you have completed an approved firearms' training class. Good cause is an individual issue; however, if applying for business purposes, proof that you are a legitimate and fully credentialed business will be required as well as having to demonstrate that good cause for carrying a firearm exists. The same applies for those wanting to apply strictly for personal protection; the required documentation will be discussed at the time of the initial first interview, additional documentation may be requested. Approved Firearms’ Training Instructors

There are too many to list in this article. Better to use Google or some similar search engine and type in: “Approved firearm instructors in San Diego County.” You’ll be shown page after page of licensed instructors. Call them, find out their fees, (they may vary) and inquire about an appointment. Bottom line: You must demonstrate your shooting prowess on a shooting range, under the direction of a certified instructor, and prove you can hit the target.

If you receive a valid CCW license, California gun law authorizes you legally to carry a loaded, concealed weapon as long as you abide by the terms and conditions outlined in your permit. Each applicant will be interviewed by License Division Staff to determine initial eligibility. Applications accepted will be individually investi-

More rifles that look like assault rifles . . . but that are non-automatic and totally legal in California gated to determine residency, moral character, and good cause; anyone on any form of probation is automatically disqualified. There are four issuing categories in which the County of San Diego issues concealed weapons. Applicants will be required to submit documentation to support and demonstrate their need for any of the categories. The categories are: • Protected law enforcement • Personal protection (w/documented threats) • Security • Business

Applications must be submitted to Sheriff’s License Division in person. You can call the Sheriff’s License Division at 858-974-2020 to schedule an appointment for your initial interview. The first part of your interview will determine your need and the required documentation. Appointments may be set between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, Monday through Friday. You will need to allow an hour for the interview. You will be given additional information and instructions to bring with you for your second interview. The Department of Justice and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are both involved in the processing of this application, each agency requires certain fees. Fees will be collected at the end of your second interview. The recent passage of California Assembly Bill 144 (as embodied in California Penal Code Section 26350) has since dealt a major blow to the right to bear arms in California. As the law stands

today, unloaded open carry of handguns is illegal.

One more hurdle: Once you acquire a weapon, unless you can prove you have a safe for your weapon, the dealer is required to sell you a trigger lock/guard that keeps unauthorized users, including children, from accessing your weapon. INITIAL FEES


Cash or check made payable to San Diego Sheriff’s Department for $12.63 (the remainder $50.51 to be submitted at the time of issuance) plus a money order made payable to the Department of Justice as shown: Standard (Two-year) license $93.00 money order Judicial (Three-year) license $115.00 money order Reserve Peace Officer (Fouryear) - $137.00 money order RENEWAL FEES

A single payment in the form of cash or check made payable to San Diego Sheriff’s Department shall be submitted for renewal of a CCW permit as shown below: Standard (Two-year) license $73.52 Judicial (Three-year) license $95.52 Reserve Peace Officer (Fouryear) - $117.52

Fees are subject to change as allowed by law. They are processing fees and as such are not refundable regardless of the decision made on the application. If there are other questions, please call Sheriff’s License Division at 858-974-2020. Market Demand

Gunshop owners nationwide and California, in particular,

In fact, there is not likely to be much of a change in federal or California law in terms of acquiring weapons. The chief problem for gun owners is the possibility that California and/or the feds will opt to restrict the size of magazines you may use in your rifles. That issue remains to be resolved. We spoke with Bud Duncan of Duncan Gunworks in San Marcos and he confirms heavy traffic in his store. Many weapons are on back order and sales are brisk. Duncan’s dad started the business back in the late 40’s, Bud took the business over from his dad in the early 1970’s. Seldom has he ever seen the business as brisk as it is today due to the keen interest in gun acquisition and the protection of 2nd amendment rights. The question of 2nd amendment rights has come front and center as a result of recent political controversies that developed as a result of the tragic shooting of innocent children back in Connecticcut.

Governmental critics argue the government is overreacting and trying to blame weapons instead of blaming the deranged user of any weapon.

The critics also argue all the regulations in the world did not keep Attorney General Eric Holder from authorizing the “Fast and Furious’ operational plan that resulted allowing thousands of these guns to go south of the Mexican border . . . and then showing up with dead people around them, innocent people, including women and children. They fear that presidential “Executive Orders” will take away 2nd Amendment rights.

Indeed, this very controversy is what appears to be fueling astronomical demands at gun shops locally as well as nationwide.

Page 4 - January 24, 2013 Carlsbad Police Arrest Driver With Weapon

On Wednesday, January 16th at approximately 1:40 a.m., City of Carlsbad police officers responded to the area of Magnolia Avenue and Village Drive regarding a possible intoxicated person in a vehicle with a firearm.

The victim, 56 year old Kenneth Jeters, told police that an acquaintance of his, 37 year old Brent Manion, had taken his 2000 Ford F150 pickup and was in possession of a loaded pump-action shotgun. Jeters told police that he believed Manion was under the influence of a controlled substance, possibly methamphetamine. Officers arrived on scene and were in the process of approaching the vehicle when Manion fled the scene. Officers pursued the vehicle south through Carlsbad, eventually onto Carlsbad Boulevard and south into Encinitas. At one point, the vehicles approached speeds greater than 100 miles per hour.

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San Diego County Sheriff’s Department deputies assisting in the pursuit deployed spike strips in the area of Santa Fe Drive and San Elijo Avenue in Encinitas. Manion crossed the strips damaging the vehicle’s tires. Next, Manion exited the roadway and tried to drive north on the railroad tracks in the area of Encinitas Boulevard. The vehicle came to rest on the tracks. Manion tried to flee on foot but was arrested. Officers found a loaded pump shotgun inside the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Manion was evaluated for Driving Under the Influence of a controlled substance and was booked into the Vista Detention Facility for Felony Evading, Auto Theft, Driving Under the Influence, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Carlsbad Police Department is continuing the investigation. Escondido Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber On Friday, January 18th, at

their younger siblings Lupita and Jr. (Adrian) and all the turmoil they went thru. Just want to let you know that Jr. is doing well, In fact this year he joined your club of small business owners as the new owner of Sorrentino's Pizza in Escondido. He is located at East Valley Pkwy and Rose, next to the Big Lots. Hopefully you can stop by, have a pie and share some memories with an old friend.

Thank you Mr. Davis for helping us out at a time when others shied away and for creating a great organization. Los Caballeros De Aventura siempre. :) [editor's note: "siempre" means "always."] Joel Morales

Man About Town

Monday morning I received the following email: Good morning Mr. Davis,

Hope you and Mrs. Madison are doing well and that you guys had a great Christmas and New Year.

Just thought I would share a little success story with you. If you can recall the Herrera family, you will remember Eddie and Lalo, but also

Well! The reason this email made my day is that another one of "our" kids made it.

I founded and Evelyn and I ran Los Caballeros de Aventura for six years. Probably had about 500 kids go through our program during that time . . . most started young and stayed till they were 18.

Adrian (whom we knew best as Junior) was always one of my favorites. We'd go around Saturday morning to collect the kids to take them on a hike and this cute little stinker looked up at

about 8:40 a.m, the Escondido Police Department SWAT team served two search warrants in the City of Escondido. The warrants were served in the 900 Block of Milane Lane and the 900 Block of North Fig Street. Both warrants were associated with an armed robbery case that occurred on December 8, 2012. The SWAT team secured both locations and detectives conducted searches for evidence of the previously mentioned robbery. The warrants were served and the locations were secured without incident. Eduardo Arguelles, 22 years old, of Escondido, was arrested at the first location in relation to robbery. He was transported to the Escondido Police Department and then booked at the Vista Detention Facility, charged with Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Arguelles is being charged with the robbery of a 7-11 store located in the 700 Block of N. Midway. During the

robbery, Arguelles allegedly used a handgun to steal cash and lottery tickets. This investigation is ongoing and no further information is available. Grand Opening of Escondido Technology Center

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

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me with this smile that was irresistable and say . . . "Mr. Davis . . . can I go along?" Who could say no to such a cute kid with such an engaging smile and personality? Not me. (He was, in fact, not old enough to go under the rules. Kids had to be at least 10 and have parental permission to go. I think Junior started going with us when he was nine . . . maybe even eight. So I broke a couple rules).

and that he had come so far and was now a responsible businessman (with a family, 5, 3, 2 and an infant) . . . made me very, very, very proud.

Evelyn and I went there for a pizza pie tonight (and an order of spaghetti). As I feared, Junior would not accept payment. I said, "Okay, well, here's a tip then," and laid a $20 bill on the counter. He wouldn't take that either. We talked over old times, got caught up on the family, and refreshed our friendship.

Adrian (Junior) Herrera

Junior had a difficult home life, and a rough patch here and there. But, Junior got a job with a restaurant over in Valley Center, and now, I learn, had been working at Sorrentino's for the past 12 years. On January 1, 2013, Junior became a business owner and bought Sorrentino's.

I told him how proud I was of him and, even though we weren't supposed to have favorites, that he was always one of my favorites

If we did nothing else right in our life, Los Caballeros de Aventura was one of the best things we ever did. We met a lot of kids and helped guide them through some pretty rough times. I've attended their weddings, I see them on the street, in the grocery stores . . . invariably, they'll come up and

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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. Annual State of the City Address

Mayor Sam Abed will hold Escondido’s Annual State of the City Address at a morning meeting co-sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held in the Conference Center of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Wednesday, February 20, beginning with an optional breakfast at 7:45 a.m. followed by the program at 8:30 a.m. Financial expert, George Chamberlin will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The breakfast is available for $15 per person. To make your reservation for break-

fast, please contact the City

Manager’s Office at 760-8394631 or The deadline to reserve breakfast is 5:00 p.m. February 11, 2013. For information on sponsorships, please contact the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 760-745-2125. Oceanside Man’s Death Ruled an Accident

The Medical Examiner says 30year old Andrew Kyle Olson, a pedestrian who was struck and killed on state Route 76 in Oceanside last week, was an accident.

Olson was struck about 3:50 a.m. Thursday at North Santa Fe Avenue. Oceanside police said Olson had apparently stepped into the right turn lane from the south shoulder of state Route 76 and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. The driver stopped after the crash. The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Olson’s death an accident. Area Code 442 Confusing Some North County


Area residents used to 760 as the area code of choice for

North County are becoming confused over the new 442 Area Code recently introduced in North County. The largest single user of this 442 Area Code is the new 11story Palomar Medical Center, which opened last August in western Escondido.

Hospital spokesman Leonel Sanchez said last week that all 5,000 phone numbers assigned to the hospital begin with 442, forcing people to dial the unfamiliar code when trying to call patients, doctors and other staff members. Since hospital officials wanted the same three-digit prefix to all numbers for the hospital, they were assigned 442 numbers as the area code. It

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Participate in being conducted by a nonprofit in Oceanside, right near the 5 freeway. A quick $25 for about an hour of your time - interesting too! Convenient time slots available 2-7 pm 7 days a week. Must be 18 or over and eligible to vote, but you don't need to be registered. We need a wide range of people, so call Ronald now at (858) 621-3879.

January 24, 2013 - Page 5

Letters to the Editor Offended by Star Trek Image

I understand humor. I get that some jokes are meant as gentle jests. But never, in all my life have I read anything as blatantly racist and, frankly, ignorant. as your 'Star Trek' joke. (pg 2, Jan 10th) Not only does it imply that there will be no 'Muslims' in our future (what... do we nuke 25% of earth's population?), but it stupidly lumps together countries and calls them 'Muslim.' 'Muslim' is a religion not a country of origin or ethnicity. What kind of ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 8

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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: Arts Center Adds Leaders to Board of Trustees

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, announces three community leaders who have joined the Board of Trustees. They are Barbara Fischer, David Shadoan and Cynthia L. Weir. In making the announcement, board chair Carina Courtright stated “We are delighted to welcome then to the board. Each shares a strong commitment to the community as well as a great appreciation for the Arts


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and the Center.”

Ms. Fischer is a principal of Fischer & Ritchey, LLP, a leading law firm based in San Marcos that is counsel for foundations, small businesses, and charitable organizations. Prior to practicing law, she worked in Washington DC for two U.S. Senators, a Congressman, and a Senate Committee. For five years she worked in an Escondido law firm doing litigations, estate planning and entity formation. She serves on several non-profit boards and is actively involved in numerous community endeavors.

Dave Shadoan is president of Sound Image, Inc. A resident of Vista, Dave’s leadership has propelled Sound Image, one of the largest employers in Escondido, to become the premier designer and supplier of audio-video systems for major recording artists in the US and around the world, and offers state-of-the-art sound system installations and service for a variety of organizations including museums, theme parks, stadiums, casinos, and concert venues.

Cynthia L. Weir is a business owner and philanthropist. She resides in Escondido with husband, George. Their business interests have grown from asphalt contracting to a group of eight entities and divisions encompassing all phases of asphalt production and construction. She is president of Asphalt, Inc. The Weirs have a long history of supporting the Center and are among the distinguished group of 1994 Founding Donors. They have sponsored numerous performances, exhibitions and community events. Cynthia is a founding member of the Center’s newly formed Women’s Arts Council. Cynthia and George have a growing legacy of generosity and commitment to community groups and faith-based charitable organizations. Meetings/Events Calendar

“Everyone A Reader” Program Needs Volunteers – Felicita Elementary School is seeking community volunteers to help with its “Everyone A Reader” program. Volunteers will be trained to provide oneon-one tutoring to first, second and third grade students who need extra help with their reading skills. No previous experience is needed and ongoing support is provided. Volunteers are asked to com-

mit one morning a week, from 10:30am to 12noon. To attend orientation, or find out more about the program, contact Lorene Joosten at 760.432-2444, Ext. 108, or email to

AARP Free Tax Preparation – AARP Tax Aide trained volunteers will begin preparing and electronically filing income taxes for year 2012, starting the first week of February through April 15th. Interested seniors, age 55+, and the disabled will be served and should contact the Senior Centers listed for this FREE service: Carlsbad, 760.602.4650; Encinitas, 760.942-7869; Oceanside, 760.435.5250; San Marcos, 760.744.5535, John at Ext. 3604; Solana Beach, 858.509.2587; and Vista, 760.726.1340. EMPAC General Meeting – To start off the New Year, EMPAC (Escondido Mobile/Manufactured Home Positive Action Committee) will be meeting on Thursday, January 31, to discuss events for this year. The meeting starts at 7pm at the East Valley Community Center, 2245 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido. For information, call 760.738.7355.

Boy Scout Troop 651 is Hosting 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. For advance reservations and tickets, RSVP to Ms. Eva Palma at or call 760.576.5495. Vista Garden Club Offers Workshop – “Growing Veggies 101” workshop will be presented by the Vista Garden Club on

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“Would You Invest $37 to Find Out if there’s a Way to Get You Pain-Free and Healthy Again?*…” Dear friend,

The typical person that comes to my office has been to many doctors already. Many have spent thousands on exams and procedures, and many are no better than when they started.

So, today, I’m offering you a way to see if perhaps I can help. Very often I can. Let me tell you a little about me before I go on to explain my offer.

Years ago something happened to me that changed my life forever.

At the time, I’m enjoying my last summer before high school, and life is good. But then, it happens… I develop a knife-like pain in my mid-back from a condition known as ‘scoliosis.’ In my case it comes on suddenly. The pain in my back gets so intense that I can’t take a deep breath, and sometimes I can’t even think straight or stand up straight. The shooting pain sometimes wakes me up in the middle of the night. I’m afraid that I’ll lose my position on the team if the disability continues. After watching and waiting if my spine would get more crooked and considering surgery (that’s the only option, according to the doctor) I decide against it. But, listen to this…

A friend of mine convinces me to give his doctor a try. This new doctor does an exam, takes some films, and then ‘adjusts’ my spine (he tells me that there’s pressure on the nerve in my mid-back). The adjustment doesn’t hurt, it actually feels good. I get relief, and shortly, I can stand up straight again. Oh, did I mention that this doctor is a chiropractor? Chiropractic works so well for me, and I’m so impressed with the other ‘miracles’ I see in his office, that I eventually go to chiropractic school myself. And that’s how it happened!” Let me tell you about Rebecca, my recent assistant. For the past 10 years, she suffered with severe back pain. Her parents took her to specialists but she didn’t find any answers. She was taking pain medication

even if you’ve been frustrated before…

every day for the past 3 years but she still suffered. At age 28, she started chiropractic care here, and her pain is so much better that she can now hike 9 miles in a day whereas 6 weeks before her care started it was a chore to walk 6 blocks.

My wife Kim suffered with severe neck pain for 12 years. Her doctor had recommended medication or that she see a chiropractor but in her native country it was too far to travel. Today, her problems are a whole lot better than they used to be.

For the past eight years, people from Rancho Bernardo and the surrounding area have come to see me with scoliosis. They also come to me with their: • Headaches • Migraines • Chronic pain • Neck pain • Shoulder/Arm Pain • Whiplash from car accidents • Backaches • Numbness in limbs • Athletic injuries

take the credit. I’ve never healed anyone of anything. What I do is perform a specific spinal adjustment to remove nerve pressure, and the body responds by healing itself. Of course, all people respond differently to care, but we get terrific results. It’s as simple as that! Chiropractic is probably the most misunderstood health care profession there is. It is about working with, and enhancing the body’s natural healing abilities. Chiropractors find and remove interference in the nerve system, which allows the body to respond better. As misunderstood as it is, the studies speak for themselves, like the Virginia study that showed that over 95% of patients who saw a chiropractor were satisfied with their results. That’s just incredible!

Here’s what some of my patients had to say:

“I have been able to stop taking pain medication.” (Cherie S.-Carlsbad) “My headaches are completely gone now!” (Kathy W.-Rancho Bernardo)

“From the very first visit I could tell a dramatic improvement with my lower back.” (Patrick K.-Rancho Bernardo)

I’m blessed that people often thank me for helping them with their health problems. But I can’t really

Great care at a great fee… Please, I hope that there’s no misunderstanding about quality of care just because I have a lower exam fee. You’ll get great care at a great fee. I’ve been taking care of seniors to 3-year olds in the RB area for over 7 years now. I just have this special offer to help more people who need care.

My assistant is Hewan (Hay-Wahn) and she is a really great person. Our office is both friendly and warm and we try our best to make you feel at home. We have a wonderful service, at an exceptional fee. Our office is called PIETREK SPINAL CARE and it is at 16959 Bernardo Center Drive #215 (we are across from the fire station). Our phone number is 858-676-1218. Call Hewan or me today for an appointment. We can help you. Thank you and God Bless.

Just to name a few

“I had sciatica all the way to my big toe. Now, it’s completely gone.” (Cindy W.-Del Mar)

less days in the hospital, 62% less outpatient surgeries, and 85% less costs for prescription drugs. Special Offer- Look, I know you’re smart. You want to get to the cause of your problem, and not just cover it up with drugs. When you are one of the first 20 people to call and schedule a new patient exam (by February 1, 2013) you’ll receive that entire exam for $37. That’s for a complete exam … surface EMG muscle scan and X-rays (if necessary)….the whole ball of wax, and there’s no hidden fees. But, call right away because we expect to be flooded with calls as this exam normally costs $165. Again, there’s only 20 of these slots, so don’t miss out (by law, this offer excludes Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries).

James Pietrek, D.C.

Tens of millions of Americans no longer have health insurance, and those who do have found that their benefits are greatly reduced. That’s where chiropractic comes in. A seven-year study compared costs of people seeing medical providers vs. alternative providers (like chiropractors). Overall the patients seeing alternative providers had 60% less hospitalizations, 59%

P.S. When accompanied by the first, I am also offering the second family member this same examination for only $17.

P.P.S. Can you imagine not having to wait at a doctor’s office? Well, your time is as valuable as mine. That’s why we have a no-wait policy. You will be seen within minutes of your appointment. *P.P.P.S. I want to be clear that no one can (including me) can ever guarantee a cure for any condition. Of course, all people respond differently to care.

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Friday, February 1, at 12noon. If you haven’t tried growing vegetables in your garden, now is your chance to learn. One of the self-satisfying things about growing your own vegetables is the knowledge that you are providing healthy food for you and your family. Master Gardener Karen Cooper Greenwald will demonstrate what and when to plant. The meeting will be held at the Gloria McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista. For more info, visit

Woman’s Club to Hear Program on Domestic Violence Awareness – When the Woman’s Club of Escondido meets on Monday, February 4, the speaker will be Peggy Lee Dillon, a member of the Vista Woman’s Club, who will speak on Domestic Violence Awareness. There are three million people in this country who suffer from domestic violence, and anyone can get help. Woman’s Club Cookbooks, with all the recipes submitted by the Woman’s Club members and friends, will be sold by the Scholarship Committee as a fundraising project; cost is $12/each. The meeting starts at 10:30am at the Clubhouse, 751 No. Rose Street (corner Mission Avenue). Lunch for this month is a club favorite; members providing soup made from their favorite recipes. Lunch is $10/person. Call 760.489.0579 for reservations, by Sunday, February 3.

Storyteller Brings “Journeys to the Past” to CCAE – Award-winning Master Storyteller, Jacque Tahuka-Nunez, will explore the lifestyle of the California Indian with pow-wows, songs and stories, demonstrating her ancestors’ history, dwellings, basket weaving and dances. Children will get the opportunity to participate at the event at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, at both shows on Wednesday, February 6. The first will be at 9:30am; the second at 11:30am. To encourage education

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would not have been possible with the 760 area code. Phone company officials say the confusion will wear away in time, just as it did when North County moved from 619 to 760 and were required to dial 1.760 before dialing local numbers.

The 442 area code is an overlay code instead of a separate area code split out from the existing 760 area code. State officials soon recognized that they would soon run out of numbers available within the 760 area code so they had to make the overlay code available; this was more efficient, they say, then splitting the districts served into two separate area codes. Nighttime Shutdown of Highway 78 Has Begun

The heavily traveled east-west highway will be shut down intermittently from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a. m. every weekday, for about eight weeks between Nordahl Road and





through the arts, the Center is providing this performance to students and the public for $3/ticket. The box office phone number is 800.988.4253; the Center is located at 340 No. Escondido Blvd. Public, private and homeschooled children are all encouraged to attend. The performance is suitable for all ages, though recommended for the 3rd and 4th grades. Parents and grandparents are invited also.

OASIS Starting New Trimester with a New OASIS – OASIS trimester runs from January thru April, and is starting the new year with great classes and a “New OASIS,” that serves the entire San Diego County. North County Classes are located in the back of the catalog; pick one up and check out all the great classes, fun exercise programs, health information, and volunteer opportunities. Contact OASIS at 760.796.6020 or on the internet at

Two Free Concerts at All WOW First Wednesdays – On February 6, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, presents two free concerts by Cajun and Zydeco aces, Billy Lee & The Swamp Critters. The band will perform in the Center Theater at 4pm and 7pm as part of the Center’s WOW First Wednesdays series, generously sponsored by Mrs. Marlin Brossart and the Escondido Rotary Foundation. Band leader, Billy Lee, brings his Texas and Louisiana roots to create a spicy gumbo of “zyde-grooveable” Cajun and New Orleans Jazz dance music. His authentic Zydeco, Blues, Cajun, and “Second Line Parade’ is what the Gulf Coast sound is all about. The concerts are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-seated basis. Become a WOW supporter and receive reserved seats; 4 seats with $50 contribution; 10 seats with $100 contribution. Call 760.839.4186 for details. CCAE is located at 340 No. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. OSHER Lifelong Learning (CSUSM) is Offering Drawing Class – The Drawing

according to the California Department of Transportation.

This is a construction project that allows damaged joint seals along the freeway’s Mission Road bridge to be repaired. The seals, if left unrepaired, could cause structural bridge damage, according to Cal Trans. The nighttime work will also allow crews to finish new eastbound merging lanes. By the end of March, Caltrans expects, drivers will find one new lane between the Woodland Parkway and Barham Drive onramps and two new lanes between the Barham on-ramp and the end of the Nordahl Road off-ramp. Detours to surface streets will be marked and Caltrans planned to notify residents and businesses of the closures, the official said.

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San Marcos City Council members were expected Tuesday night to approve a new five year contract calling for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department to con‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 10

class for natural still-life objects and scenery is entitled “Relax and Draw” and will be held overlooking the lake at Lake San Marcos Pavilion, for five Mondays, starting February 11, followed by a painting class starting in March. Register at CSUSM OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute at 800.500.9377 or ml. For questions, call the instructor Linda Luisi at 760.944.8991, or visit This class is for age 50+, and is for total beginners and experienced artists. Individual attention. Demonstrations. Cost is $70/person.

Have you Considered Mediation? – Make plans now for the North County Lifeline 40-hour Basic Mediation Skills Training program to be held on Fridays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and March 1, 2013, from 8:30am-5:30pm. Gain a thorough understanding of the essential skills and techniques used in the mediation process and conflict resolution. Cost is $750/person. Early Bird discount available; additional $50 discount offered to North county Bar Association members. For more info or to register, contact Maria Ochoa, Program Specialist, at North County Lifeline is located at 3142 Vista Way, Suite 400, Oceanside.

Online Scholarship Information for $2.5 Million in Funding for Students – The San Diego Foundation has launched an online scholarship application to ease the process for students applying. With one application, students have a multitude of scholarships, over 100 available through one streamlined application. The Foundation plans to award upwards of $2.5 million in scholarships in 2013, in a wide variety of scholarships to graduating high school seniors, current college students, and adult re-entry students. Awards are granted to four-year universities, two-year colleges, and graduate and trade/vocational schools. Those interested in applying for scholarships can access the Common Scholarship Application and other scholarship opportunities on

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the website at Applications went “live” on December 5, and the deadline to apply is February 6. Students must begin the application process by February 4 to receive username and password information to complete the process in time. Recipients will be notified starting in May through June 2013. To contribute to this program and make higher education possible for more San Diego County residents, contact Lindsay Caddel, Director of Scholarships at 619.235.2300 or email Founded in 1975, The San Diego Foundation is a broad-purpose community foundation helping individuals, families and organizations carry out their charitable plans, with the common goals of improving the quality of life in the greater San Diego region, now and for generations to come.

For the Escondido Union High School District, the Albert W. and Mildred Hubbard Scholarship is ONLY open to: San Diego County residents; Graduating seniors attending a high school in Escondido (including San Pasqual Academy) or Valley Center that have attended such high school for 4 years; Graduating seniors from a private high school or graduates from a community college in lieu of graduating from high school, in each case, within or outside Escondido or Valley Center that have lived in Escondido or Valley Center for the 4-year period prior to graduation; Former graduates from a high school in Escondido (including San Pasqual Academy) or Valley Center, after attending such high school for 4 years; Be a resident of Escondido or Valley Center at the time of their application; Students that have a minimum high school GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale (high school GPAs are unweighted); Demonstrate the potential to achieve a successful academic experi-

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How does one know that Uhura, the ground-breaking African-American character, was not Muslim? If Gene Roddenberry were to see this he would cry. This is the furthest away from his inclusive idea of the future that one can get.

You made a huge mistake publishing this sad and disturbing so-called joke. It is just plain offensive. I hope you see the error of your ways and print a retraction. I dare you to publish this.

/s/Donna Cosentino Long-time Escondido resident and Start Trek fan Editor’s Note: We had a similar complaint in last week’s Letters to the Editor, which we answered. You are invited to read that response as it is identical to what we would say in answer to yours. There will be no retraction.

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introduce their wives and children to us.

I look at Evelyn and say . . . "we did something right."

Perhaps you will forgive me for feeeling very, very proud right now. Life is good.

PS: Those of you who live in the Escondido area, do me a favor and stop in at Sorrentinos, 1627 E. Valley Parkway, and buy a pizza. Or call and order one at 760.480.0222. Ask for Adrian (or Junior) and tell him Mr. Davis sent you. (All the years he's known me, he still calls me Mr. Davis.) ••••• I continue to be amazed at the major strides medicine and dentristy has made. A trip to the dentist these days is often a pleasant experience . . . not like it was many, many years ago. New innovations make treatment a lot easier. San Marcos Dentist Dr. Valentina Obradovic, for example, now offers patients the technologically advanced Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure for gum disease. - Dr. Valentina Obradovic has joined the ranks of an elite group that are trained in the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP, for treating gum disease. LANAP is beneficial in that it is less invasive for patients and requires little down time for recovery. To learn more about Adriatic Dental and their dental services visit their website at or see her ad on page 8 of this issue. ••••• Maybe you had to be there . . .

Youngest son, Kenny, brings his daughter, Alex, by to see grandpa most every Monday and Wednesday mornings, sometimes Friday as well. It pleases ol' gramps to hear that when Kenny arrives to pick her up from her mother she says, "granpa, granpa." She seems to know where she's going and what the first stop is.

This morning, when I answered the door and swung the screen door open, she looked and saw grandpa and the biggest grin broke

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‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 7 tinue serving as the city’s law enforcement arm.

The cost, however, has gone up but will not provide for any additional services. The new contract will cost the city $14.55 million in the first year . . . which would cover operations costs, an umbrella category that, in turn, supports patrol, traffic, homicide, juvenile intervention, and other services. Last year’s budget was $14.38 million.

In its second year the city’s cost would rise to $15.24 million, $15.70 million in its third year, $16.17 million in its fourth year and $16.69 million in its fifth year. In addition to these costs the city would be liable for another 2.8 percent to 4 percent to each year’s overall cost, to provide for sheriff’s retirement cost.

San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond said there have been no discussions about the city starting its own police force. He feels the increases “are reasonable” given that the city has been “very happy with the Sheriff’s Department.” He noted that the city’s law enforcement costs have remained about the same the past couple of years. By contracting with the county agency, San Marcos avoids high and unexpected liability costs, Desmond said. Cities with their own police forces are exposed to lawsuits involving accusations against officers. Home Lost to Fire, but Owner’s Dog Survived

In late December of last year a house caught on fire in Ocean Beach. It was a total loss. The owner feared that not only had she lost her home and all her possessions but her most important possession, her dog, Spyder. San Diego firemen intervened, rescued the badly burned dog, adminstered an oxygen mask and transported the animal to a Vista veteri‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 13

A very sweet and well behaved little man, Cooper is all of 8 months and full grown. He is very sweet, playful and loves everybody. He is the perfect doggy for active or not so active family. Cooper is looking for a family who will give him the love and attention he so deserves and in return he will be your best friend for life. He gets along with all types of people and pets.

Like all our pups Cooper is crate trained, neutered and microchipped. His vaccines and rabies are all up to date. He comes with a full 4 piece safety equipment set, food for his transition and any favorite toys or bedding. For more pictures please visit him on our website as well as other pups in our rescue that need homes., contact us at or call 949-246-1280.

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ence leading to a bachelor’s degree at the college the applicant is planning to attend, e.g. having SAT and/or ACT scores that demonstrate an ability to complete the course work necessary to earn a bachelor’s degree at such college: SAT and ACT scores are considered in light of the college the applicant is planning to attend; Students who plan to enroll and do enroll at (i) an accredited two-year junior or community college in California or (ii) an accredited four-year college or university in California, in all cases pursuing a bachelor’s degree. The scholarship is not available for any other schools, including without limitation trade schools; Be a fulltime student and complete a minimum of 12 units per semester or equivalent; Have a demonstrated financial need; and Be a United States citizen or permanent legal resident. Here is another scholarship and criteria for Escondido: The Kiwanis Club of Escondido Scholarship is ONLY open to: San Diego County residents; Graduating high school seniors in the Escondido High School District who plan to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States; Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Be an active member of a Key Club (sponsored by an Escondido Kiwanis Club); Be actively involved in serving their community through their involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, sports or work experience; and Have a demonstrated financial need.

Model A Ford Club Meeting Announced - The Palomar Model A Ford Club will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, February 6. Upcoming tours and mechanical advice

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Sheeba is a 4-year-old spayed female Oriental/Exotic Shorthair mix, ID 65213.

She is a striking young girl with incredible, bright green eyes, gorgeous silver-gray fur, and a gentle heart to complement her elegant exterior. She loves to play and to be petted, and once she gets to know you she will be your loyal companion forever. Sheeba is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $25 adoption fee in January includes her 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.

Pretzel is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 1-1/2 year old, 13 pound, Terrier mix. Pretzel was transferred from another animal shelter through the RCHS / FOCAS program.

He can be a little bit shy at first. But it doesn't take him long to settle in. Once he's comfy, Pretzel is a terrific lap warmer. No problem if you already have a dog. Pretzel loves dogs. Take a minute to watch his video on the RCHS website and you'll see what we mean.

Pretzel's $145 adoption fee includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. If you can't adopt him, consider sponsoring Pretzel until his new family arrives.

Meet your new cat, dog, or rabbit right now at Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Adoption hours are 11 to 5 Wednesday through Monday. For more information call 760-753-6413 or log on to

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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Annual State of the City Address

I will be offering my Annual State of the City address on Wednesday morning, February 20, 2013, at the Conference Center of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. The event is co-sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and will begin with an optional breakfast at 7:45 a.m. followed by the program at 8:30 a.m. The program will include awards to outstanding community volunteers as well as brief remarks by my colleagues on the City Council and conclude with my

address. Financial expert, George Chamberlin will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.

The breakfast is available for $15 per person. To make your reservation for breakfast, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 760-839-4631 or The deadline to reserve breakfast is 5:00 p.m. February 11, 2013. Persons wishing to attend the program may do so at no cost, if they are not eating breakfast. If you would like information about sponsoring the event, please contact the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 760-745-2125. I hope to see you there!

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

Did you know all dogs four months and older should be licensed in the City of Vista? Licensed pets are more likely to be reunited with their owners if they become lost or rushed to an appropriate veterinarian if severely injured. Important health information about the pet can be placed in its licensing records, as well. The City of Vista’s animal licensing is managed by the San Diego County Humane Society’s North Campus in Oceanside. The Humane Society is offering affordable licensing, vaccinations, and microchip events in 2013 in both Vista and Oceanside. Following is a schedule of these events. Pleases note that the dates are subject to change.

Check the Humane Society’s web site for times and details at or call at 760.730.8850. (Vista residents are welcome at the Oceanside licensing events).

January 26 Wave Waterpark parking lot: 101 Wave Drive, Vista February 23 Marshall Street Park, 1400 Marshall Street, Oceanside March 23 Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista April 27 J o h n Landes Park, 2855 Cedar Road, Oceanside May 25 Melba Bishop Rec Center, Oceanside June 22 South Buena Vista Park, Vista




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San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond City Celebrates its Golden Anniversary

The City of San Marcos celebrates its golden anniversary this year with a series of special events hosted by the San Marcos Historical Society. The 50th anniversary, commemorating City’s incorporation on January 28, 1963, will capture San Marcos’ community spirit while emphasizing the 1960s. For starters, the City will be weaving the anniversary-theme into programs throughout the year by offering free concert tickets to individuals turning 50 years of age during 2013, providing free admissions to the 50th person visiting Las Posas and Woodland pools during the summer Sunday open-swim ses-

sions, and a 50th Anniversary fireworks special during the annual Independence Day event. The San Marcos Historical society will also be hosting a variety of events offering fun for the whole family. Events are set to kick off beginning Saturday, Jan. 26 from 2 to 4 pm with a 1963-themed open house and birthday celebration at Heritage Park located within Walnut Grove Park, 950 Sycamore Drive. Many other exciting activities are planned throughout the summer.

For more information about these exciting events, please contact the San Marcos Historical Society at (760) 744-9025 or visit the City’s website at

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Winter Community Resource Fair

Come one, come all to the Winter Community Resource Fair that will be hosted by the Oceanside Public Library on Wednesday, January 30, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms. Our Community Rooms are located at 330 North Coast Highway, in downtown Oceanside, with ample free public parking located in the City’s parking structure just next door. The wonderful staff at the Library has invited over twenty local community organizations that will have representatives avail-

able to educate the public about free and low cost resources. The FREE event will bring together local agencies dedicated to providing free and low cost services to the Oceanside community. Some of the services that will be discussed will be assistance with employment, education, healthcare, substance abuse recovery, legal aid, housing services, veteran services, tax preparation and more. So don’t miss out on this great opportunity that will be a blessing to all those seeking information on these important topics. For more information, please visit the Oceanside Public Library’s website at or call (760) 435-5600.

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

Last week we noted that the Consumer Electronic Show with 2 million square feet, 156,000 attendees, and over 3000 exhibits was NOT open to the public. Several readers commented that it seems strange that the world’s largest consumer electronics show was closed to consumers. There is a reason. CES is just the latest iteration in the evolution of technology expos. From the late 80’s until 2004 COMDEX ruled the roost. Prior to that it was the NCC (National Computer Conference 1973-1987). We’ve been along for the entire ride. First as an engineer (1965-75) for Systems Engineering Labs and Westinghouse and later as head of operations for NCR, Packard Bell, United Telecom and a couple of others and finally, since 1995, with front row seats as owner-

Budget Should Consider Long Term Goals

The 2013-2014 state budget was released earlier this month. In contrast to past years when California had multi-billion dollar deficits, this year’s budget challenges are greatly reduced. Unfortunately spending is still increasing, and there is little indication that the legislature will restrain its habit of overspending.

Without a large deficit to address, the legislature and the Governor should focus on the long term budget problems. Past California budgets have not generated reserves for future funding needs. This year must be different. The state’s debt remains high and needs to be paid down. Improvements to our state infrastructure are long overdue, and the state’s unfunded

operators of The Computer Factory. Hardly anyone still active in the business goes back as far as we do and even fewer can write about it from first hand experience. Our tired old eyes have seen it all and it allows us unique insight into the evolutionary process that governs electronics technology.

Early NCCs were playgrounds for mainframe makers IBM, Amdahl and “the bunch” (Burroughs, Univac, NCR, CDC and Honeywell). In the late 70s general purpose “min-computers” began to replace “mainframes” and companies like DEC, Data General, PerkinElmer, Sequent and Prime stepped up. In the early 80s powerful “workstations” from Apollo, Silicon Graphics, Harris and Sun Microsystems took center stage. We attended the NCC in the summer of 1982 at the Astrodome in Houston. It was the last of the quiet little “insider” NCCs before the November 1982 bombshell release of the IBM PC. The 1983 (Anaheim) and 1984 (Las Vegas) NCC drew over 100,000 attendees, 3000 exhibitors and was open to the public. PCs from the likes of Apple, Compaq, IBM, Commodore, Atari and related peripheral gadgets dominated the shows. In 1985 the NCC attracted fewer than 40,000 attendees and 800 exhibitors, a victim of the poor economy and competition from COMDEX (computer dealers exhibition). The NCC folded in 1987. COMDEX had been around since the seventies. Their semi annual expos known as “Geek Week” were relatively small. In the late 80s the fall

pension liability is unacceptable.

Long term goals should not be overshadowed by the bill factory. During session, legislators will propose new legislation that induces unnecessary spending, when our primary focus should be on eliminating debt, reducing spending, and auditing government programs.

The 2013-2014 budget postpones debt service payments to allow for spending. This is the wrong approach. Taxpayers expect legislators to be responsible with the state budget. Let’s get to work.

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COMDEX established itself in Las Vegas and opened its expo to the public. The growing PC business with rising stars like Dell, Gateway, Packard Bell and thousands of software and peripheral companies attracted hordes. COMDEX peaked in 1999 attracting nearly 2500 exhibitors and 200,000 attendees. As PCs became a commodity, newer technologies like game boxes, MP3, home entertainment, Internet and cellular products and tablets along with associated gadgets and applications began to grab our attention. COMDEX folded in 2003. In 1998 The CES (Consumer Electronic Show) initiated its once-ayear winter Las Vegas expo. With a scope much broader than COMDEX’s narrow PC focus, it soon eclipsed its rival and has been growing in scope and attendance ever since. Today the CES

focuses on advance electronic technologies for all aspects of life and work. The show features new product concepts and technologies that are often years away from consumer availability. Exposing manufacturers and designers to emerging technologies and applications enable them plan new products that will incorporate the new technologies. One indication of how far removed the CES is from PC technology might be to note some companies who don’t exhibit at CES like Dell, HP, Apple and Microsoft. The CES is a technology bazaar where designers, inventers, engineers, marketers, manufacturers and buyers meet to see what opportunities technology holds for their products. Lookie-lews are not welcome.


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The coach had put together The cabby replies, "I'd throw the perfect team for the a blanket over the dude before Chicago Bears. The only thing he catches cold." that was missing was a good quarterback. He had scouted Giving Up Golf? all the colleges and even the Canadian and European Jim decided to tie the knot Leagues, but he couldn't find a with his longtime girlfriend. ringer who could ensure a One evening, after the honey- Super Bowl win. moon, he was carefully cleaning his golf shoes. His new Then one night while watchwife was standing there ing CNN he saw a war-zone watching him. scene in Afghanistan. In one corner of the background, he After a long period of silence spotted a young Afghan she finally speaks. "Honey, Muslim soldier with a truly I've been thinking, now that we incredible arm. He threw a are married I think it's time hand-grenade straight into a you quit golfing. Maybe you 15th story window 100 yards should sell your golf clubs". away. Jim gets this horrified look on KABOOM! his face... She says, "Darling, what's wrong"? He threw another handgrenade 75 yards away, right To which he replies, "There into a chimney. for a minute you were sounding like my ex-wife." KA-BLOOEY! "Ex-wife!" she screams, "I didn't know you were married before!"

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are some of the topics on the agenda. The meeting is held at the Palomar Estates East Clubhouse, 650 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month except Dec. Doors open at 6:00pm; the meeting begins at 7pm, with refreshments and socializing afterward. All Model A owners or enthusiasts are welcome. For more information or directions, email Barbara at or call 619.425.3241.

Marine Band to Present Free Concerts – The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, (CCAE) presents the annual Marine Band Concerts on February 7 and 8, at 7pm, featuring the 1st Marine Division Band, consisting of 50 Marine musicians, based at Camp Pendleton, and is being called “The Inaugural 1st Marine Division Anniversary Celebration Concert” to commemorate and celebrate the anniversary of the Band’s organization during World War II. The history of the 1st Marine Division will be told through music by the jazz Big Band and the Concert Band, as well as the usage of video footage. Special military memorabilia will be placed in the Concert Hall lobby for guests to peruse while Marine musicians welcome concertgoers before the show. Although their main assignments are military parades and ceremonies, the Marine Band has performed at the Center for over a decade. This free community event is open to the public, and is sponsored by Dr. David and Lynn Tagge. For tickets, call 1.800.988.4253 or visit the CCAE website at CCAE is located at 340 No. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. Annual Math Field Day to be Held at Del Dios Middle School – On Saturday, February 9, the Escondido Union School District (EUSD) will hold its annual Math Field Day from 8:30-11:30am at Del Dios Middle School. Over 300 fifth- and sixthgrade students compete in a variety of events to demonstrate their mathematical prowess, including Sudoku, Math Wizardry, Crafty Calculators, First Class Airlines, Mental Math, Digit Deal, Luck or Logic, and Heads Up Math. Each event category tests different aspects of math literacy, such as mathematical reasoning, data analysis, statistics, and probability. The Escondido Union School District is immensely grateful to the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians for making it possible to involve all the schools in this exciting competition and to award certificates, t-shirts, or medallions to participants and category winners. The Escondido Council of Parent Teacher Associations has been instrumental to this event, as well, by providing snacks to the hardworking Math Field Day competitors – thank you to the PTAs of Escondido! Join us at the 2013 Math Field Day Award Ceremony at 10:30am on February 9, and congratulate all of our hard-working junior mathematicians! EUSD has 23 schools: 17 elementary, 5 middle, and 1 Community Day School.

Antique, Art & Collectible Show Returns – On Sunday, February 10, the North San Diego Antique, Art & Collectible Show will return to the Conference Center at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. It runs from 9am-3pm, with Early Bird Shoppers starting at 8am for a $5/Early Entry Fee. At 9am, admission is free; parking is always free. Several new vendors will be there with some unique items. The location is at the corner of Valley Parkway and Escondido Blvd., Escondido.

Father Gregory Boyle to Speak at CSUSM – Author of “Tattoos on the Heart” and founder of Homeboy Industries will kick off the University’s Arts & Lectures series this year on Monday, February 11 at 6pm, for an inspirational talk on the transformative power of compassion and his work leading the nation’s largest gang intervention program. This program is anticipated to draw 1,000 attendees; a book signing will follow. Father Boyle has been nationally recognized, including his recent induction into the California Hall of Fame, for his

humanitarian work. In 1988 he began a grassroots effort to address the escalating problems and unmet needs of at-risk and gang-involved youth in the barrio communities of east Los Angeles. Thus Homeboy Industries was created, which today is the largest of its kind in the nation, emphasizing alternatives to gang involvement, and includes job training for former gang members and at-risk youth. The address is 333 So. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, at the Event Pavilion in Lot N, located on Campus View Drive east of the parking structure. Tickets are available online at and are $10/general admission; $5/CSUSM employees; and free for CSUSM students. All attendees must bring a printed ticket to the event. “Inside The Jewish Bakery” - The Rancho Bernardo Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee invites all to hear first hand “an edible history” of the sites and aromas of the Jewish bakery and the Eastern European Jewish culture in which they evolved. The speaker is Stanley Ginsberg, author of “Inside The Jewish Bakery,” a fun, interesting and historical recipe book. The event will be on Tuesday, February 12, at 1:30pm, at the Ed Brown Senior Center, 18402 West Bernardo Drive, Rancho Bernardo. Refreshments will be served from Mr. Ginsberg’s recipe book and the cost is $12/person. For further information and to RSVP, call Gerri at 858.674.0838. All proceeds will benefit “Sustaining the Mind: a Scientific Research and Scholarship Fund” of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.

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narian, Shadowridge Veterinary Hospital.

Spyder survived but, even today, is sill badly scarred from bad burns. A dog who almost died in a house fire is on her way to recovery. The Saint Bernard, Great Dane mix has been recovering since early January.

Lori Schwab saw her beloved Spyder for only the third time since the tragic fire on December 27th. Schwab adopted Spyder when she was just a puppy and now the dog, who is about 4 years old, has extensive bandaging on her after surviving a devastating fire one December evening. The fire destroyed Schwab's home in Ocean Beach, but she got out safely. Spyder was badly burned in the fire and has a lot more healing to do. Her skin is still exposed after a number of surgeries. "She had third-degree burns over about 25 to 30 percent of her body on her left side," said chief veterinarian Dr. Jenny Schiebert. Schiebert has been treating Spyder since she arrived at Shadowridge on Jan. 4. "Not once did she ever whimper, whine, growl, lift a lip... she is just a loving soul," said Dr. Schiebert. Spyder still needs several extensive surgeries before going home.

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out on her face. Melted the Old One's heart right away.

We sat down and commenced to play and/or explore grandpa's house. Kenny told me, "y'know, I know I'm gonna have to start disciplining her . . . 'cause I don't want her getting hurt. But I'm not sure I can do it. Yesterday she was standing on a chair and waving her hands like she was gonna hit somebody . . . and she might, had she been in nursery school; and she might have lost her balance and fell off the chair. Andi (Alex's mother) finally told her she'd have to go sit in the "naughty chair."

Alex dutifully went to the 'naughty chair' and had a seat. She looked down at the floor with a sullen look, some might call it a frown, on her face . . . for about a minute. Then she looked up at Kenny and her eye's sparkled and she grinned. "I just totally lost it," said Kenny. "I laughed so hard my stomach hurt. That little imp. Looking at me with that big grin of hers . . . no way I'll ever be able to discipline her. Probably the same with you. You probably won't be able to discipline

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her either."

(I thought to myself . . ."Granpa's aren't here to discipline their lil granddaughters. We're here to spoil them rotten and to love 'em.")

Another time Andi told Alex she was gonna have to sit in the 'naughty chair' for two minutes.

After about 20 seconds she looked up, smiled, and said, "all done?" The little tyke makes us laugh. And she makes my day whenever Kenny brings her around. Great big belly laughs for both Kenny and Grandpa this morning. Tickled our funny bones.

But, as I said, maybe you had to be there. •••••

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Clifford D. Sisson, 87, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 15, 2013. Jean Augusta Holladay, 100, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 18, 2013.

John Grant, 67, of Escondido, CA. passed away on January 20, 2013.

Phillip Leon Meek, 87, of Valley Center, CA., passed away on January 17, 2013. Timothy T. Struhbar, 47, of Escondido, CA., passed away on January 14, 2013.

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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 #2012-033154

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.

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

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.


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

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

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 01/01/2012. /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 #2013-001684 The name of the business: Circle of Friends, Causing Enterprise, located at 701 Ash Lane, #202, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Christian Causing 701 Ash Lane #202 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Christian Causing This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/17/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013

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

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-001805 The name of the business: Cafe Panini, located at 505 Cook Avenue, Carlsbad, Ca. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Cafe Panini Carlsbad 510 Anchor Way Carlsbad, Ca. 92008 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gene DeSantis, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 01/18/2013. 1/24, 1/31, 2/07 & 2/14/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME







California Homemades, located at 1788 La Costa Meadows Dr, #105, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Shanti Claydon 835 Socin Ct.

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