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Volume 43- No. 26

June 28, 2012

by Bruce Krider Editor’s Note: Bruce Krider is a member of the Board of Directors for Palomar Pomerado Health and is its immediate Past Chairman. He is also a former hospital administrator and presently serves as an international consultant to hospitals. He is also, as you shall see, a lover of animals, particularly dogs. In addition, he writes a mighty good story. February 24, 2004: I left San Marcos, California, for my 5th trip to China on business. This trip was to be different. This time, I was scheduled to speak at two separate conferences on western hospital management, one in Shanghai at a conference on hospital management at Ruijun Hospital and another in Wenzhou at a conference at the South Asia International Hotel. Following the conferences I was off to Zhuhai for a day, then to Haiko on Hainan Island on other business. My partner, Edward Chen, met me at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. The weather was telling at that point. Gray skies, chilly though not “cold” and threatening rain most of the time. On more than one day, we would be caught in downpours which might have had something to do with generating a cold at the end of the trip. The hotel was one of the old and better known in Shanghai, the Jin Jiang Hotel, a 5 star hotel, once the host to international visitors and diplomats. My job at the conference was to provide Chinese healthcare professionals a glimpse of western hospital management. That is pretty hard to do in 20 minutes with breaks for translators but I gave some highlights and at the The Paper - 760.747.7119

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Above, right, Bruce Krider . . . looking a lot like James Bond. While in the Marines, his job as a “spy” was top secret, involved cryptology, cryptoanalyis, and interpretation of data. Having multiple talents, he was, and is, also proficient in Spanish. Left, a typical puppy vendor on the streets of China, bottom right, the puppy that figures prominently in this story, and the young Chinese resident in Neurology who served as Krider’s friend and interpreter. (Note the puppy licking its chops, in anticipation of the milk being poured) next conference in Wenzhou Wenzhou is a coastal city of my presentation and our I would have a half hour and about 7 million people. group of Americans, together an opportunity to add some Leather goods are a major with interpreters who were more clarification. industry as well. Westerners actually medical students are infrequent here. The from one of the host hospiOn March 1st I flew to looks from locals tell you tals, went shopping. I am not Wenzhou where the balance that. Wenzhou is not Beijing of this article takes place or Shanghai where westerners a shopper but unless I wanted where I spoke at “The Peak abound. There is not a lot to to sit and vegetate in the hotel or unless you have some Symposium on Modern attract westerners there. other way to get about, you Hospital Architecture and Development” in 2004. On March 3rd, I had finished need to go with groups to

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Page 2 - June 28, 2012 ‘The Spy and the Puppy’ Cont. from Page 1 venture out. In Wenzhou it’s a bit tougher to communicate with cab drivers because they are not used to driving for those who don’t speak their own language as in Beijing or Shanghai. One of the translator/medical residents assigned to our group was Yu Shuru, a 28 year old resident in neurology. Shuru spoke not only English due to her studies in Australia but also the local dialect and Mandarin as well. She was the ultimate translator and tour guide. Shuru and I were walking down a major shopping street and we noticed a little commotion ahead. This 20-something young man, cigarette dangling from his mouth was selling a puppy. He was holding it. Not affectionately, just holding it. Then, all of a sudden, the vendor just threw the pup into the midst of a busy walkway. Startled pedestrians of all ages were nearly falling trying not to step on this tiny puppy.

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The puppy, startled, could not have been away from its mother for the first time since birth for more than an hour and was now trying to figure out what to do in this new, overwhelming and bewildering situation which it had never seen. First going this way, then that way, trying to avoid the shoppers as much as they were trying to avoid harming it. Our guess was that the puppy was about a month old.

I handed the puppy to Shuru and said to the puppy, “Here Pup, go to your Mommy.” I asked her if she could find a home for the puppy. She said, “yes.”

I stayed in the lobby of the hotel with my new relative and through the window walls of the hotel watched Shuru run across the street to get a small carton of milk.

I thought, “Great, a good outcome to an otherwise potentially bad ending.” (Little did I know what was in store for us.)

Milk in hand, we went up to my hotel room to feed the puppy. I got down one of the coffee cups from the in-room coffee service set up and Shuru squirted about half the contents into the cup. (If you look very closely to the right, the puppy is watching the milk being squeezed into the cup and is licking her lips.)

Shuru said, “Are you sure?’ I said, “Sure.” She asked how much the puppy was. The vendor said, “300 RMB,” about $36 for the puppy.

As we were walking away, I watched the vendor go back to the side of the street and produce another puppy from a burlap sack and thought, “Oh Jesus, he’s got the whole litter in there.” Well, I really was in no position to do anything with a litter of puppies, leaving the following day. The realization and the futility of it that this one little puppy was but the tip of the iceberg made me sick.

Well, that was “one hungry puppy.” She drank most of the milk, the cup being half as big as the puppy herself. Having accomplished the first feeding, we began to think about what would come next (out the other end), so I went down to the lobby to buy a newspaper in case the new pup had to “do anything.” We waited a bit for any sign of progress that way but no luck.

She turned to me and said, ”No, Bruce, its too much, He wants 300 RMB.” I said, “I don’t care.” I had a U.S. twenty dollar bill, a few hundred

We took the puppy back to the hotel lobby and Shuru went out to get some milk. After all, God knows when the puppy had last eaten. So,

In the meantime, we played with the puppy who was

We received your letter with reference to the shortcomings of our service and believe you are somewhat confused in your history. The only mode of transportation 2,000 years ago was by foot. Sincerely, Irish Railway Company ----------------------------------Gentlemen:

lake. Ven she got home and gave Ole his beer, she asked him, “Ole, you alvays tell me not to run up da tab at da store. Why didn't you yust give me some money?”

you?'

I am in receipt of your letter, and I think you are the ones who are confused in your history. If you will refer to the Bible and the Book of David, 9th Chapter, you will find that Balaam rode to town on his ass. That .... Gentlemen, is something I have not been able to do on your train in the last two years!

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I said to Shuru, “I’m going to buy the puppy.” I was leaving Wenzhou in a day and did not know what I was going to do with a puppy but I did not like the way this was going. I just felt really concerned for the puppy. I thought the first thing which needed to be done is to eliminate an impending disaster.

The following is purportedly an actual exchange of correspondence between a customer and the Irish Railway Company.

Yours truly, Patrick Finnegan.

Gentlemen:

Ole and Ingrid lived by a lake in Nordern Minnesota . It vas early vinter and da lake had froze over.

I have been riding your trains daily for the last two years, and the service on your line seems to be getting worse every day. I am tired of standing in the aisle all the time on a 14-mile trip. I think the transportation system is worse than that enjoyed by people 2,000 years ago. Yours truly, Patrick Finnegan -------------------------------Dear Mr. Finnegan,

dollar bills and a 100 RMB bill. So I gave him the twenty, equal to about 164 RMB and he released the puppy and we went on our way.

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Ole asked Ingrid if she vould valk across da frozen lake to da yeneral store to get him some beer. She asked him for some money, but he told her, “Nah, yust put it on our tab.” So Ingrid valked across, got the beer at da yeneral store, den walked back home across the

Ole replied, “Vell, I didn't vant to send you out dere vit some money ven I vasn't sure how tick the ice vas yet.” There was a bit of confusion at the store this morning. When I was ready to pay for my groceries, the cashier said, "Strip down, facing me." Making a mental note to complain to my congressman about Homeland Security running amok, I did just as she had instructed. When the hysterical shrieking and alarms finally subsided, I found out that she was referring to my credit card. I have been asked to shop elsewhere in the future. They need to make their instructions to us seniors a little clearer! ••••• Two guys were discussing popular family trends on sex, marriage, and family values. Bill said, 'I didn't sleep with my wife before we got married, did

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Larry replied, 'I'm not sure, what was her maiden name?' ••••• A little boy went up to his father and asked: 'Dad, where did my Intelligence come from?' The father replied. 'Well, son, you must have got it from your mother, cause I still have mine.' ••••• A doctor examining a woman who had been rushed to the Emergency Room, took the husband aside, and said, 'I don't like the looks of ourwife at all.' 'Me neither doc,' said the husband. 'But she's a great cook and really good with the kids.' ••••• Two Reasons Why It's So Hard To Solve A Redneck Murder: 1. All the DNA matches. 2.There are no dental records. ••••• A blonde calls Delta Airlines and asks, 'Can you tell me how long it'll take to fly from San Francisco to New York City ?' The agent minute.'

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'Thank you,' the blonde says, and hangs up.

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‘The Spy and the Puppy’ Cont. from Page 2 playful but cautious and would run around exploring and sniffing. Then she would come over and lick your hand or try to lick us in the face, as puppies often do. Shuru would hold her and pet her. The puppy seemed to accept that new affection with little difficulty. We were getting REAL attached to this little one. Shuru’s friend, a policewoman was with us and as it got to be about 6 pm, I suggested that it was getting late and I should not keep them. I would liked to have played a little more and dote over the pup but I needed to be considerate of my new friends and their lives. After all, I had just presented them with a task they had not been counting on. Shuru said she would find a good place for the puppy and we thought we would talk the next day. ANOTHER DAY: I was on another group excursion the next day. Our group went to a very pretty mountainous area to the north and spent the day. I had expected to see Shuru as an interpreter but she was not there; the hospital had sent a different interpreter. That day, Shuru had taken our puppy to her father’s factory where there was another 2-month old puppy they were taking care of. Great, instant puppy friends. Not only that but there was a nice outdoor area where the dogs could play and be comfortable. I did not hear from Shuru for a day. The following day however, I got an e-mail from Shuru. She said, “Our daughter” did not eat at all yesterday and she looks very sick. “What now?” I thought. We had been too lucky. Something was not right but what could it be? Was the milk bad? Did the other puppy get too rough with her? Shuru took the puppy to the veterinarian office across from her apartment. He told her that the pup was very ill and may not make it but it would certainly have to stay hospitalized. If she made it the next 24-48 hours she would probably be OK. Otherwise, it did not look

good. That night I said a little prayer for a little dog. “God you can move mountains, so could you just help out this one little puppy?” I felt like there was a reason that we happened upon the street vendor. I had to go to Zhuhai the next day and did not have internet access so I did not communicate with Shuru, although I could have called her on my mobile phone but I figured I would just wait until later when I got to Haiko when I would be able to get online. Maybe I was afraid of what I might hear. I was in my hotel room the next day in Haiko when I got an SMS text message on my phone about 12 noon. It read, “I’m sorry, Bruce. She’s dying. I am with her now.” I immediately called Shuru on her mobile phone. Shuru quickly answered. The background noise was clearly that of a vet office (barking dogs). I said, “Shuru, its Bruce, are you sure?” She said, “Yes.” I said “Is she suffering?” She said, “Yes she is. She is breathing hard and with a lot of difficulty.” With a kind of hollow feeling and a heavy heart, I had the thought that there is only one other thing possible we can do to help this little creature at this point. I said “Can we at least give her a shot and spare her more suffering?” (The November prior I had to put our pet in California to sleep and now I was doing it again.) Shuru said, “Yes.” I said, “OK, then, let’s do it.” She said, “Alright, I will. Sorry, Bruce.” I said, “Shuru, I just appreciate you being there. Otherwise she would be dying by herself in a garbage pile somewhere. At least she can feel you petting her head and feel not quite so alone.” Shuru told me that there was another puppy from the same litter in the vet’s office going through the same thing. Whatever happened was happening to all those puppies. We were both crushed. By the way, I wasn’t dealing with a lay person. Shuru is

not only an interpreter, she is a physician, and in fact a general internist doing a fellowship in neurology. She is highly compassionate and loves animals besides. The next day in Haiko about 8 pm, Shuru and I met online on MSN Messenger and chatted about the previous week. She told me something very interesting and sad. Her veterinarian said that 75% of the puppies sold by street vendors will die in this same way. What happens is that these vendors dye the new puppies different colors in an attempt to make them more cute or sellable. Unfortunately, the dye they use kills the puppies in a few days. It is so toxic that the puppies’ young systems cannot handle the toxicity. We imagine that their livers which try to cleanse the blood become overwhelmed and fail. Then the other systems shut down and the pups die a miserable death going into respiratory distress and then, ultimately, cardiac failure unless the end is hastened by medical compassion. Shuru and I keep in touch almost daily via email. This unhappy event galvanized us both to do something, whatever we can to change this situation. Our plan is to suggest to local and province governments a framework which would result in significant income to those governments through vendor fees and registration requirements to sell domestic pets but include neutering requirements and the involvement of the Chinese veterinary profession, which I am sure they will support. As a hospital administrator and consultant for the past thirty plus years, one of my best skills is organizational development. If I can use that background to help orchestrate the development of a framework which will benefit everyone except the individual street vendors, I think we have a chance at making some real headway. I am also encouraged by the movement Jill Robinson has been able to achieve in her work with Chinese governmental units and the Chinese academic and science community. I believe the majority of people in China are of the same mindset and only need a fresh set of eyes or a slightly

different mindset to improve the way various things are approached. Do I feel a little bit like Don Quixote? Yes, I do but not enough to dissuade me from trying to prevent large numbers of month-old puppies from being routinely poisoned and sentenced to an agonizing death. Bruce Krider San Marcos, CA bgkrider@cox.net Editor’s Note: Following receipt of Bruce’s story, we did a bit more searching online to find out more information about this type of activity. According to the pet-purveying street sellers, different colored dogs fetch different prices. A white poodle, for instance, would be priced at around 700RMB, a reddish coat will up that price to 1000RMB, and a “Teddy” sells for even higher - at 1500RMB. So in order to make sure all the dogs are “teddies,” they dye them. “At around 11:10am, Mr. Wei and his wife put on their gloves, which had already been dyed to a purplish color from their natural yellow, and began preparing the toothbrush, dye paste, and a pot of hot water. After, Mr. Wei entered a 10-squaremeter room, I could already detect the acrid smell from within. At 12:30pm, I managed to infiltrate the premises to see what was going on. At that time, Mr. Wei's wife was working on a white poodle puppy. She used a toothbrush to color the puppy's face before lowering him into the vat of dye and hot water. Because the water temperature was very high, the little puppy kept screaming. She moved the puppy around to get all its fur wet with dye, blow dried it, and then began smoothing the color out. After the coat was dry, she began the process again. By this point, the puppy had stopped struggling. If Mr. Wei's wife saw that the water was getting lighter, she would take out another bottle of dye and add more. She said "our place's chemicals are the best, one dye will last roughly a month." ‘The Spy and the Puppy’ Cont. on Page 5


Page 4 - June 28, 2012 Escondido Police Officers Agree to Terms With City After several months of sometimes bitter negotiations the city of Escondido and its police officers have agreed to a new labor contract. Details were not available as of press time concerning he details of the new contract. The city’s focus has been on shrinking pensions for new hires, questions of restoring benefit cuts made during the recession and whether the city would restore pay hikes based on years of service, which are called "steps." Council members already agreed to the contract earlier this month in a session closed to the public, a move that prompted union officials to call for an online ratification vote by officers that ended at 5 p.m. Monday. It is presumed that last night’s (Wednesday) council approval was merely a matter of form. Mayor Sam Abed said he was pleased that officers had

Man About Town You wanna talk about great service? Mary Verville, General Manager for Mike’s BBQ in Escondido heard me say that I admired their collection of soft drinks by the bottle and inquired if she was familiar with Nesbitt’s Orange. About two days later I get a call at the office from Mary, advising me that they now stock Nesbitt’s Orange! How’s that for

Local News approved the deal and that peace between the city and the union would be great news. Since January 1, Escondido's roughly 160 police officers have been working under the terms of an expired two-year contract. Some EPOA (Escondido Police Officer’s Assocation) expressed optimism in March that city officials would feel pressure to make concessions to the union, after a firestorm of controversy at City Hall when it was revealed that City Manager Clay Phillips had quietly given large raises to several top managers making annual salaries over $100,000.

between 2006 and 2009, but climbed to $24 million in 2011. Data tends to confirm that 2012 will continue that growth trend. Escondido Chamber of Commerce Taps Katherine Zimmer As New CEO Katherine Zimmer, ACE, has been named the new chief executive of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, succeeding Harvey Mitchell, who served in that post since 2003.

Those pay hikes prompted the police union and other city employee groups to protest outside City Hall.

Prior to joining the Escondido Chamber of Commerce , Ms. Zimmer had been vice president of marketing and communications for the Napa, CA. Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held since 2005.

The EPOA also argued the city could be more flexible in their negotiations in that the city's sales tax revenue had bounced back during the past two years. The city's annual sales tax revenue fell from $28.7 million to $20.6 million

In her seven years with the Napa Chamber, Ms. Zimmer was on point for the renovation of the Napa Chamber’s brand and marketing direction, including development of a new logo and brand strategy, incorporating strategic

quick service? I LOVE the folks at Mike’s BBQ. I always get great food, great service, and great smiles from their great staff! A classy place, whether it’s grabbing a quick sandwich, having a family get-together, or a nice business discussion. Do you get the idea I think these folks are GREAT? ••••• Speaking of GREAT restaurants and GREAT people, I fall in love all over again every time I go to Sorrento’s Pizza in San Marcos. I see the lovely Rita D’Elia, all 4’5” of her, and I’m in love. Instantly. Her beautiful Italian accent says, “you sitta down, makea yousef comfortable . . . I getta you some spaghetti . . . you gonna have a good meal . . .” and I’m a goner.

served up some of that delicious Sorrento’s spaghetti with the meat sauce that is to die for!

Tony D’Elia captured Rita’s heart 43 years ago and I get jealous every time I see those two lovebirds together. They’ve been running Sorrento’s together for 30+ years. Saturday, we met their daughter, the lovely Lucia. She

Tuesdays are deadline day for those of us who scribble words for The Paper . . . but you can bet your bottom dollar we’ll be taking time off to head to Sorrento’s for their Tuesday special. Spaghetti, just $4.99 adults, $2.50 for kids, dine-in only . . and on Tuesdays only. Hard to beat that for a bargain! For my money, the best Italian food in the county is Sorrento’s Pizza, 1450 W. Mission Road, San Marcos, 760.727.4091. ••••• Some people think I’m smart. I have fooled a lot of people. What happens is, I hang around people that are a lot smarter than me . . . so folks just assume I’m smart, by association. Two really smart guys I hang with are Russ and Rich Mottla, owner of the cleverly named Digi-Dog Photo and

social media marketing, and the development of a sustainability program, green certification, and green business directory. Said new Chamber CEO Zimmer, “This is a very exciting time for the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. I'm honored to have the opportunity to make a positive contribution to its membership and the community.” She added that she places “a high priority on excellence in customer service and believe that positive relationship building by providing valuable member benefits, engaged messaging and strategic planning are the keys to growth and creating sustainable presence.” Incoming board chair Brian Murphy, American Furniture Design Co., who officially takes over board chairmanship July 1, said, “It is clear from her impressive resume that she enjoys working closely with member businesses to align benefits and provide solutions … a partnership paired with the Chamber team sup‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 7 Video Service (see their ad on Page 8). Their new location (they moved out of Del Norte Plaza more than a year ago) is 1882 W-El Norte Parkway, suite B. They're in the office with Farmers Insurance. They offer all the same services like photo enlargements up to 2 feet by 8 feet, film and video transfer to DVD, they even transfer any old and hard to find records 33rpm or even the old 78's to CD. Basically any audio or video digital service they can do all out of their little shop in beautiful west Escondido! ••••• You want even more GREAT people? Try Sally Costello and Katie Woolsey of the Escondido Humane Society. Sally is the Executive Director and Katie’s the Marketing and Public Relations Director. We stopped in for a visit last week and again over the weekend. I came close to succumbing all over again to adopting a puppy. ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 7


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‘The Spy and the Puppy’ Cont. from Page 3

Since puppies aren't made to withstand large doses of chemicals, they are usually very unhealthy by the time they get to market. To perk them up, the sellers said, they feed them cough medicine. Puppies doped up on cough medicine can stay active and playful for about ten hours before they collapse. While this news report is from Beijing, illegal dog sellers are all over China - including in Shanghai. If you're thinking of adopting a new pet (or know of anyone who is) make sure you're going through a reputable seller. Even better, consider giving organizations like SCAA a call. The worst thing you can do for yourself or dogkind - is pick up a puppy from some guy selling them off the street. Even here in America, it’s best to NOT buy from pet stores as they often get their dogs from Puppy Mills in the midwest; nor from backyard breeders. Better to see your local rescure organization or Humane Society.

respect. The last two paragraphs of his commentary, I thought, summed it up nicely: “One thing is true, though. Most of the angry callers (to Davy at the North County Times) just need to blow off steam and feel better for doing so.

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Commentary He Should Have Listened I attended last week’s “People’s Town Hall Meeting,” and came away thoroughly impressed. This is how a Town Hall Meeting should be conducted . . . with an emphasis on respectful participation, sharing time equally, and attentive listening. In short, a model for civil discourse. I read with interest the commentary of Kent Davy, the brilliant editor of the North County Times, who also served as moderator for the meeting, and did a cracker jack job ot it. Every speaker was treated fairly and with

Maybe, Sam, that is enough reason for you to listen, too.” I told Hizzoner, Mayor Sam, the same, following the Town Hall Meeting he had scheduled back in May, “If you had only let the speaker finish his statement, this would have all gone away. Now you’ve got people upset because they feel you’re not listening to them.” Sam still felt he handled it properly. He didn’t. We applauded Mayor Sam when he came out with the idea of Town Hall Meetings. It was a great idea, we thought, and still do. A means of communication with the taxpayers. But it has ‘Commentary’ Cont. on Page 13


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Social Butterfly

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to Kei Riggins, a student at Palomar College. After graduating from Palomar, Kei will attend BYU-Hawaii, majoring in Voice and Ethnomusicology. She is the daughter of Sandra and Andy Riggins of Carlsbad. After the presentation, Kei performed "The Singer" by Michael Head, accompanied by Ruth Weber on the piano. Pictured are Pacific Belles Chorus President Frances Lowe, Kei Riggins, and Scholarship Chairman Jan McDaniel. RB Chorale Scholarship Winners Announced The RB Chorale awarded $10,000 this month to six promising musical students who will be attending college in the fall. Pat Bean, RB Chorale founder and director, commented of how talented the entire group was and stated "It wasn't easy for us to pick just six from a field of 22 applicants," said Pat. For more information, visit the website at www.rbchorale.org, or call 858.485.SONG (7664). Scholarship winners were:

The Annual Guest Day of the Lake San Marcos South Course Ladies Golf Club, presided over by President, Jan Houston, (left), honored the Club's "Ambassador of Love," 101-year-young Margaret Carroll, who will be 102 in September and played golf until three years ago. She always has a hug and smile for everyone, has always been involved in the LSMSC Ladies Golf, and continues to be involved as the "Ambassador of Love." Pacific Belles Chorus Presents Scholarship

At their "All American Picnic" show recently, Pacific Belles Chorus, the Escondido chapter of Sweet Adelines International, presented their 2012 Notable Young Musician Scholarship Award

Kailyn O'Donnel, graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School, received $2,500. Accepted to eight Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, she has chosen Texas State University to nurture her singing, dancing and acting talents, with Broadway musical theatre her goal. Emily Balderrama earned $1,500, and has chosen the Music Department at Cal State University Fullerton. A Rancho Bernardo High School graduate, she has been playing the cello since age 10 and teaching private cello lessons since 7th trade. Alana Stroud, a Valley center High School graduate is on her way to Whittier College on an academic scholarship that will cover part of her tuition. She loves to sing with her church's praise band and plans to minor in Music while pursuing a degree in Public Relations. She was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Chase Pado, a graduate of Poway High School, was awarded $2,500, and plans to attend UC San Diego's music

program, focusing on piano and jazz studies. Besides being an accomplished jazz and classical pianist, he composes and performs in his own band, Tough Times Trio. Oscar Cid del Prado, a Valley Center High School graduate, has been accepted at Valparaiso University in Indiana where he plans to major in Music/Classical Vocals. Oscar picked up $1,500, and performed a rousing rendition of the classic Neapolitan song, "Funiculi, Funicula." Kimberly Durflinger has a passion for music. After graduating from Helix Charter High School, she plans to attend Eastman College of Music in Rochester, N.Y., pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Musical Performance. She was awarded $1,000. Meetings/Events Calendar San Marcos Historical Society Needs Volunteers - to give tours of the facilities which include two historical houses and the museum. We will train. We are located at 1952 Sycamore Dr., in San Marcos (Walnut Grove Park). Contact Tanis Brown at 760.317.0798 or e-mail sanmarcoshistory@att.net. "Catch" Program in San Marcos Looking for a free fun children's activity this summer? The San Marcos Library and OASIS have teamed up to present CATCH Healthy Habits. CATCH is designed to introduce healthy lifestyle habits to children, ages 3-10, and their parents. Short lessons include the importance of fruit and vegetables to the secret of ordering healthy at a fast food restaurant. A healthy snack is included each session, and outside play includes games with hula hoops, parachutes, bean bags, and more. The program will be offered each Monday and Thursday through July 12. Stop in at the library and join the fun. Silverado Senior Living, Escondido, presents A Gourmet Dinner to Go - On Wednesday, July 11, from 4-7pm, come see everything they have to offer, including the gourmet dining. Upon arrival you'll enjoy a cheese display and variety of wines, a guided tour, and a gourmet meal to go for up to four (4) people, with two meal options and a kid's meal option. Please RSVP no later than Friday, June 29th, with your menu choices and contact information. Call 760.737.7900 or email jbusher@silveradosenior.com. "Write On, Oceanside!" Free Literary Event Now Accepting Participants The Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, partnering with Oceanside Public Library, will hold "Write On, Oceanside! 2", a second annual book fair celebrating Oceanside-only authors. The committee is currently seeking participation from published Oceanside authors, and will consider published, self-published, and independent publisher works in the categories of non-fiction, fiction, children's books, teenage, how-to comics/graphic novels, poetry, plays, science fiction/horror, biography/autobiography, gardening, cookbooks, animals, photography/art, myster and spiritual. Deadline is June 30, 2012. For more information on how to be a part of this special event, visit the OCAF website www.ocaf.info or contact Eliane Weidauer at meliane@cox.net. This year's event will be held on Saturday, July 28, from 10am - 2pm, in and around the Oceanside Civic Center Plaza and

Community Rooms. It will take place outdoors with select food vendors, include music, panel discussions, and a book club roundtable. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Independence Day Celebration Announced - The Knight’s of Columbus will celebrate Independence Day with a pancake breakfast in Webb Park at 11666 Avena Place, Rancho Bernardo. Open to the public, it is the site for the opening of festivities for the “Spirit of the 4th.” Breakfast will be served from 7am-11am; cost of $5/adults, $3/kids from 4-12, and free for the younger kids as well as military in uniform. Musical entertainment from the famous Menchtones of Barbershop Quartet fame singing patriotic songs will set the mood. All proceeds will be donated to the Veterans Village of San Diego to provide services to our military heroes in need. The event is under the direction of the St. Michael’s and San Rafael Councils of the Knight’s of Columbus. Free Composting Workshop in Escondido - A composting workshop will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 8:3010am, at the Escondido Community Garden. The workshop will be staffed by master composters and incloude instruction and demonstration in the building and maintenance of a backyard compost pile and worm bin. The workshop is free, and no registration is required. Will be canceled in the event of rain. The Community Garden is located on the west side of Centre City Parkway, just north of Hwy. 78. Turn west on Decatur Way, into the parking lot of the Escondido Police/Fire facility. Park near the garden. For additional info, call 760.839.4342. Composting workshops are held quarterly and hosted by the Escondido Community Garden and the City of Escondido. “Liberty" at Artists Gallery - A monthlong fine art exhibit celebration "Liberty" will be on display at the Escondido Art Association's Artists Gallery, 121 W. Grand Avenue, from Thursday, July 5 through Saturday, August 4. The collection includes original paintings, drawings and photographs submitted by local and regional artists, judged by representational and abstract artist Kris Petersen from Vista. Ribbon awards for the best artworks will be presented during an Artists' Reception on Saturday, July 14, from 58pm. The public is invited to mingle with the artists and enjoy free refreshments. Regular gallery hours are 11am-4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is always free. For information, call 760.489.0338, 760.741,3117, or the website at www.escondidoartists.org. The Kiwanis Club of Sunrise Vista will again hold their annual golf tournament, one of their major fundraisers, on Saturday, August 18, starting at 1:30pm. Proceeds will be used for programs to benefit children and families in the local community. Consider making a donation to the tournament that may be used as a raffle or auction item, as this is essential for the event to be successful. This year's event will be held at the Fallbrook Golf Club in Fallbrook, and they are partnering with the local chapter of Stand Up for Kids, an organization that assists homeless youth. The Kiwanis Club also works with the Boys and Girls Club, BUG (Bring Up Grades), New Haven Homes, local Scout Troops, Scholarships, Green Oak Ranch, Treasure Chest of Books in elementary schools, and more. For information or to arrange for an item(s) to be picked up, contact Dr. David Sherman, 760.208.3456, Fax 760.945.1473, or email to eyesite@pacbell.net.

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‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4 ports the creation of a strong local economy.” Daley Ranch Trails Reopened All trails within Daley Ranch in Escondido have been reopened following the completion of the repaving of roads surrounding the Ranch House. The work was performed by Asphalt & Concrete Enterprises, Inc., of Santee, and was completed approximately two weeks ahead of schedule and under budget. The project may not have been completed ahead of schedule had it not been for Escondido businessman George Weir of George W. Weir Asphalt Construction, Inc., whose “above and beyond” efforts allowed the project to be completed in a timely manner. During the last evening of construction, the final load of asphalt was being delivered at approximately 7:00 p.m. when the dump truck inconveniently broke a drive axle at the bot-

tom of La Honda Drive. Since the asphalt plant had closed by then there was no possibility of the contractor finishing the job that evening and his other commitments for the next few days unfortunately would have prevented him from finishing the work quickly. However, Project Manager Bud Oliveira contacted George Weir to see if by any chance he had approximately 10 tons of asphalt still on the road. Within 45 minutes George Weir personally escorted his truck to the site and the other contractor was able to complete the project. San Diego Animal Defense Team Stages Protest Members of the San Diego Animal Defense Team gathered in force last Saturday to protest the sale of puppies from San Diego Puppy, which they claim supports the Puppy Mills located in mid-America. Many Puppy Mills are found in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. The Paper

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‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4 We had stopped by to outline plans as to what we could do to save even more animals and just happened to take a tour of the facility. You know the old saying . . . “you don’t pick a dog; the dog picks you . . .?” Well, there was a lovely white miniature poodle that was jumping up and down and looking me square in the eye, saying “Take me! take me! Take me home!” Such was not to be. The dog was a recently arrived stray and, by law, they have to be held for five days to allow the owner to claim the animal, before they are moved into the “adoptable dog” category.

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Page 10 - June 28, 2012 ‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 7 wide. The San Diego Animal Defense Team claims credit for having helped to shut down three target stores and observing the home of owner Jon Le, the of those three target stores, which were raided on March 27 and all animals confiscated. Now, the owner of Puppy Stars, Pet Place and Naedeen Puppies was arrested on June 19. Johnson Le, 28, is being held on suspicion of four felony counts and 10 misdemeanor counts of animal abuse, as well as more than a dozen violations of the state's Health and Safety Code, according to the San Diego Humane Society. The SDHS said many of the animals, including 57 puppies, suffered from diseases and health conditions and were ill. Oceanside Unified School District Approves Budget of Nearly $162 Million The late Senator Everett Dirksen, Illinois, once said . . “you take a million here, a million there, pretty soon, you’re talking some big money.” That applies to the Oceanside Unified School District as they have just approved a budget of almost $162 million Tuesday for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Under this plan, the district will draw on about $17 million from the district’s reserves, and restore employee work days and pay that had been cut in the past two years. Some data from the budget: Spending: $161.7 million, down 1 percent from 2011-12 but up 4 percent from 201011. Revenue: $145.2 million, down 12 percent from 201112 and 10 percent from 201011. Ending reserves: $12 million, down 58 percent from 201112 and 49 percent from 201011 Per pupil spending: $8,194, down 2 percent from 2011-12 but up 5 percent from 201011. Teachers: 783, down 4 percent from 2011-12 and 17 percent from 2010-11. Students: 19,732, the same as in 2011-12 and down 1 percent from 2010-11.

Kona is a wonderful 1 year old 8 pound beautiful Chihuahua blend. She is happy, can be playful or just sit with her people and chill. She is a beautiful buff tan color. Kona loves other pets and make best friends quickly. She is crate trained and is learning some basic commands. Our trainer is very proud of her and says she is very bright. Like all our pups Kona, is spayed and microchipped. Her 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 pictures, please visit her on our website as well as other pups in our rescue that need great homes. www.forgottenpaws.org or contact us at admin@forgottenpaws.org. Thank you These Dogs Have Been Waiting a Looooong Time for a Forever Home. Won’t you Help to Love Them? (And Allow Them to Love You Back?)

Meatball is Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 1-1/2 year old, 59 pound, neutered, male, American Bulldog / American Staffordshire Terrier mix. Like many white dogs, Meatball is deaf. He was transferred to RCHS through our FOCAS program. Meatball has a big, happy smile and lots of enthusiasm. He's going to need a family that either has experience with a deaf dog, or is willing to learn doggie sign language. The adoption fee for Meatball is $125. That includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. Meet "Meat" at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 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 www.sdpets.org.

excited and exuberant, so she would do best in a home with experienced dog folks who would understand how to give her clear directions and rules to follow. Polly is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $44.50 adoption fee in June includes spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org.

Polly is a 2-year-old spayed female pit bull mix, ID 59503. Polly has been looking for a forever home since September 2011 – that’s a long time to be without a family to call her own. Polly is a delightful young lady with a cute little face that has endeared her to many of the staff and volunteers. She is currently attending shelter Canine Good Citizen classes with a volunteer who is committed to teaching her everything she needs to know about being a great family pet. She knows most of her basic commands, including sit, down and stay, and she happily comes when she is called. Polly can get really

Adoptable dog Estelle's smile is contagious! This beautiful girl has made Escondido Humane Society staff and volunteers smile every day since she came to the shelter in September 2011, and they can't wait for her to find a family with whom to share her happy and playful spirit. Estelle is a 2-year-old spayed female pit bull mix, ID 59768. This beautiful black and white

Maggie and Beth are 3-yearold spayed female bunnies, IDs 57085 and 57086. This bonded pair is sweet and mellow. They love to snuggle together and sit on top of their hiding box. These girls will do great in any kind and loving home. Maggie and Beth are available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society and are featured bunnies at the Poway Petco, 13375 Poway Road. $22.50 adoption fee in June includes microchip, spay and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2242 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. lady is full of energy and intelligence. Many of the volunteers at the shelter believe she may have some Border Collie in her. She is an excellent Frisbee retriever and is able to catch it in the air at times. She is agile and smart and is quickly learning commands such as sit, down and stay. Estelle is treat motivated and would love to be part of daily fun and games to keep her mind and body challenged and exercised. Estelle would love to go for runs, hikes, and outdoor fun you will venture to take her on. She has a soft, silky coat that shines in the sun along with her vivacious personality. Estelle does well with other dogs and may not mind having a canine companion in her new home. Estelle is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $44.50 adoption fee in June includes includes spay, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. See Estelle on YouTube! http://www.youtube.com/wat ch?v=UsG-8-P0QqQ&feature=youtu.be


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Free Public Tours of City Hall and Police and Fire Headquarters Did you know the City of Escondido offers free guided tours of the awardwinning City Hall and the Police and Fire Headquarters buildings? Both tours are a great way to learn more about city government operations, as well as some fun facts about the City’s history. Completed in 1988, Escondido City Hall was awarded the prestigious Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence in 1989. The tour includes a walk through City Hall and around its exterior. Tours of City Hall are

offered on a quarterly basis on the first Thursday of January, April, July, and October. The next tour will be held on July 5, 2012 and will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall lobby, 201 N. Broadway. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. No reservations are required. However, school groups wishing to tour City Hall may arrange to do so by contacting the Community Services Department at 760-839-4691. Free guided tours of the Police and Fire Headquarters, 1163 N. Centre City Parkway, are available by appointment only. Please contact Community Service Officer Roberta Akans at 760-839-4961 or by email at rakans@escondido.org.

Rancho Bernardo • Mayor Jerry Sanders When you live in a city as beautiful as San Diego, it’s second nature to care about the environment. I learned just how much our residents care about the environment when I saw the results of a pilot program our Household Hazardous Waste Team developed to help San Diegans recycle harmful materials. Residents had expressed concerns about the inconvenience of properly disposing of household batteries and fluorescent bulbs. To do so, they had to drive to our household hazardous waste facility at the Miramar Landfill. The HazMat Team decided to conduct a pilot project where residents could take these added materials to the used oil

recycling events. This pilot project has been a huge success. We have increased our collection of batteries and fluorescent light bulbs by almost 10 tons. This comes on top of our announcement last year that San Diegans recycle general waste at a rate of 68 percent. This was in addition to the thousands of gallons of waste oil and antifreeze that HazMat collected on their own in the 2012 fiscal year. The HazMat team took in 5,730 gallons of used motor oil in fiscal year 2012, compared to 3,950 gallons in fiscal year 2011. I not only commend city staff for their work, but thank the residents for participating in this worthwhile and highly successful program.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter One of my favorite events during the month of July is The “Red, White and Boom” fireworks display that takes place in Brengle Terrace Park on July 4. Celebrate Independence Day in grand Vista style! Festivities will be held at the Moonlight Amphitheatre within Brengle Terrace Park. Events include live music and one of the biggest fireworks displays in San Diego County. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a picnic and entertainment with family and friends. Schedule: 1 pm: Amphitheatre opens. 4:30 pm: Live music begins on the Moonlight Amphitheatre

stage. 7:30 pm: The Fabulous Ultratones perform. 9 pm: Fireworks light up the sky! Information to Know: Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted inside the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought inside the Amphitheatre. Beer and wine will be sold at the Artisan Café within the Amphitheatre. Admission: $5 admission per to the Amphitheatre (* children five and under are free). (Free admission if you are staying in Brengle Terrace Park and not in the Amphitheatre). $15 for parking at Brengle Terrace Park and $5 for parking at Vista High School (includes shuttle service 1 pm to 11 pm).

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Keeping San Marcos Moving As the City continues its efforts to keep San Marcos motorists moving and improve the flow of traffic, the Regional Arterial Management System (RAMS) project is something to talk about. With support from the San Diego Association of Governments and participation of our neighboring communities, the purpose of the RAMS project is to optimize traffic flow across the San Diego region through a coordinated management system for traffic signal systems across our neighboring jurisdictions. Currently, the County, cities, and Caltrans manage traffic signals and

systems independently of each other. By designing common software applications for traffic engineers and signal system managers, RAMS offers the opportunity for local agencies to coordinate and integrate existing traffic signals and management activities at critical inter-jurisdictional corridors and roadways. Agencies will also be able to view signal status, controlled time, timing and coordination information, and signals from our neighbors. In other words, this project gets San Marcos systems talking with other local systems to time traffic signals and get you moving more efficiently on the road. For more information on the city’s transportation issues visit the utilities and transportation section of the city’s website, www.san-marcos.net.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Summer @ ArtQuest Registration for the Oceanside Museum of Art’s (OMA) program “Summer @ ArtQuest” is now happening. This fun and interactive introduction to art in a museum setting is open to children 8-11 years of age. The summer art camp will offer a four day session where children will view artwork from current and past exhibitions held at OMA, with art styles ranging from representational to abstract. Art education instructors will teach children how to use a variety of media such as painting, drawing, sculpture and graphic

design. Not only will the children be involved in both individual and group projects, but they will produce their own art exhibit to be viewed at the end of their session. Two sessions will be held: July 1013 and July 17-20. To register for these outstanding classes at OMA (located at 704 Pier View Way), please contact Julia @ OMA at (760) 435-3728 or by visiting the website at www.OMA-Online.Org. A sincere personal thank you goes to Pam & Paul Kelly, Rudy & Elizabeth Van Hunnick and several anonymous donors for helping to sponsor this worthwhile project for our youth!


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Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth thecomputerfactoryltd.com The Computer Factory The Apple Phenomenon Technology or Snake Oil: Part II

To understand where Apple is going we need understand how it got where it is today. Last week we followed Apple’s financial history from its beginning in the late 1970’s to 2004. In 1985 after years of stagnation, Apple management felt that Jobs was taking the company in the wrong direction and stripped him of all influence. Jobs resigned. Without Jobs between 1985 and 1996 Apple grew from $1 billion to over $11 billion. Jobs returned in 1996. What Steve Jobs was doing during those twelve years is an interesting part of the story. Jobs left with $70 million and a half dozen Apple engineers to

Constitutional Amendment to Improve Budget Process Is our budget process flawed? It is and is in need of reform. That is why I have introduced SCA 2 to provide a specific outline of reforms and an opportunity for legislators to redesign our current process. SCA 2 is a constitutional amendment that requires the first year of each two-year session to be dedicated to producing a budget. The resulting budget would serve for two years. This change would give the legislature enough time to focus on the budget process. The legislature spends too much time on insignificant bills, and not enough time on our most pressing problem: California’s finances.

form NeXT. They planned to develop powerful computers for education and industry. Jobs located his start-up in a luxurious business park, spending lavishly on interior design, art and furnishings. The venture was largely unsuccessful but they did develop an operating system that eventually resulted in Apple buying Jobs and NeXT in Dec 1996 for over $400 million. Jobs got his 50% as shares in Apple. When Jobs left Apple he also bought Pixar, Inc from Industrial Light and Magic. Owner George Lucas had become cash strapped in an expensive divorce settlement and sold Pixar to Jobs as distressed merchandise for a paltry $5 million. Jobs never got involved in management at Pixar. Over the years it evolved from being a graphics workstation maker to being a graphics software developer. After 10 years of losses, Jobs was looking for a way to get rid of Pixar when Pixar signed a modest contract to produce three films for Disney. When “Toy Story” became a smash hit. Jobs started paying attention. He took Pixar public while maintaining 50% of the company. Jobs had already returned to Apple when Disney bought Pixar in 2004 for $7 billion in stock. Jobs became Disney’s biggest shareholder

In addition, SCA 2 establishes that legislation unrelated to the budget could be introduced only in the second year, excluding legislation that promotes job creation. As job creation is the foundation for economic recovery, any bill that would provide job growth could be introduced in either year. I have authored SCA 2 to establish needed guidelines for the legislative process and to ensure that we craft sound budgets and promote economic growth. 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.

overnight. Jobs took control of Apple in 1997. It was not an overnight success. Under Jobs leadership the company continued seven more years of no growth and marginal profitability, but change was in the wind. Early on Jobs and Bill Gates buried the hatchet with Microsoft’s $150 million investment and a joint development agreement. In late 2001 Apple released the iPod and opened the iTunes Music Store. In 2005 Jobs did the unthinkable. After years of scoffing at the AMD and Intel X86 CPU architecture while touting Apple’s IBM/Motorola designed “G” CPUs, Jobs abruptly announce that Apple computers would switch to Intel X86 CPUs. Apple loyalists

Charter Schools Are Good For Education Even in the face of California’s constrained fiscal environment, education funding should always be the state’s top budget priority. Sacramento is poised to spend $64.1 billion on California’s K-12 public schools in fiscal year 201112, with many contending that it is not acceptable to spend less. What is completely unacceptable is spending this kind of money and denying parents the opportunity to send their child to a school of their choice. Yet that is what Sacramento Democrats are trying to do. During the past six years that I have served in the State Assembly (three as Vice-

screamed that a “Mac would be no more than a Dell with a different operating system.” That didn’t bother Jobs at all because he had a different vision for Apple. In 2007 Jobs changed the name of the company from Apple Computer Inc. to Apple Inc. Apple was no longer just a computer company. Apple stood on the threshold of the most dramatic sustained growth in modern corporate history. Young Steve Jobs over 20 years before had laid the foundation for the modern Apple miracle in a stroke of genius. Apples iconic 1984 Super Bowl ad would provide the springboard for Apple success in ways unimagined at the time. To be continued-

Chair of the Education Committee), anti-charter advocates have introduced 28 bills to make it more difficult to open or operate a charter school. This year alone, they introduced 16 bills in an attempt to saddle charter schools with burdensome regulations. Their goal is to make charter schools indistinguishable from traditional public schools. Ensuring school choice should not be a partisan issue. There has been an unfortunate, but obvious campaign waged against charter schools and parental choice by those who can best be described as anti-choice. What our students need now is more choice and more pro-charter education measures in Sacramento.

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Letters to the Editor The GOD Show Good morning! I read with interest your church reviews and noted there didn't appear to be any reviews on Catholic churches--maybe because my husband calls me a Baptist Catholic. (I converted in the sense that I joined the Catholic church--having attending mass since our marriage almost 46 years ago. I still sing "Baptist" hymns however when home. I still pray my own unscripted prayers. So I was eagerly waiting to see your review of a priest and mass. I so enjoy The Paper. Thanks for giving the humor-chuckles. Keep up the good work! Gerri Balli North San Diego County Editor’s Note: In my first draft of the story I had commented on the fact that I had not included Catholic churches. I kinda wish now I'd left that discussion in the story. Basically, I pointed out that the research project I had undertaken was not so much focused on the churches themselves, but the individual pastors and how many of them delivered sermons that were inspiring, motivational, humorous, dynamic, and, sometimes, charismatic. My experiences with the Catholic church had been that the church conducted its services following a long established routine of liturgy, ceremony and ritual and the priests, generally, were not known for giving motivational and/or entertaining messages, but homilies. One possible local exception was Father Rafferty, formerly of St. Timothy's. I heard him speak at a Rotary meeting and he was brilliant. I spoke with a fellow Kiwanian who knows Father Rafferty well and he

said, "yes, he's a brilliant speaker . . . but he doesn't know when to stop. I've told him several times that he is a great orator but he needs to wind down his sermons after 30 minutes.” (They were close friends so my friend could be direct with him). Father Rafferty, I understand, has since transferred to another parish. I have published an in-depth cover story on Baha'i, at least three cover stories on Mormons (not so much on the church itself as adventures and/or historical essays on their pioneer days). Eventually, I may do an in-depth story on Islam and Buddhism. Don't want to do too much on religion as I don't want our readers to think of us as a religious paper (which we most definitely are not). Thanks for writing. Appreciate your views. You keep reading . . . we'll keep writing. Best. lyle e davis editor/publisher The Paper Typos, Typos, Typos Volume 43- No. 23 June 07, 2012 had an article that was absolutely hilarious and well written. Man About Town on page 10 second column was written backwards and I didn't realize it until I got to the part that says,"...but the journey was almost as great as arriving at the destination." I couldn't help laughing when I noticed it was backwards and had no trouble reading it. Thanks guys, you're great. Dovey Moreno San Diego County Editor’s Note: Wish we could claim credit for being terribly creative. Truth of the matter is . . . I somehow hit the wrong key on my software program and it reversed the text on one column. I did not catch it on final proof before sending it to the printer. But thanks for a convenient and creative excuse. I’ll try to remember that and use it the next time I goof up. Letters to the Editor are always welcome. Try to keep them to 250 words or less; send them to: thepaper@cox.net

‘Commentary’ Cont. from Page 5 to be a two-way conversation. It can’t be a lecture and an adoption of a position of “I’m right and you’re all wrong.” To decree that participants cannot applaud is also, frankly, silly. The participants applauded at last week’s meeting and not only did the planet not spin off its axis . . . people seemed to feel better for it. Had Mayor Sam and/or the other councilmembers attended, I do not believe there would have been booing. If there had been, Kent Davy would have shut it down immediately. A word, however, to those who protest the present council majority: knock it off with the insulting signs and posters and the confrontational postures. You may have a constitutional right to display signs, and to make angry statements under the Freedom of Speech doctrine but there is such a thing as common sense as well.

That he is firm in his conviction, there can be no doubt. But is he so firm that he can’t examine both sides of an issue and be open to discussion? We’ll see. We hope this has all been a learning experience for Mayor Sam . . . and for his council majority that have, to this point, generally backed Abed’s positions. Remember, this is Mayor Sam Abed’s first year as Mayor. He’s still learning the job. He’ll likely make a few more mistakes, errors in jdugment. But, on balance, he’ll probably do a lot more in good decisions and good judgments than bad. When he makes the good ones, we’ll be the first ones to applaud . . . but if we disagree with him, we’ll certainly not be bashful about letting him know . . . as well as our readers, of our not so humble opinon. Let’s move forward.

If the protestors will conduct themselve in a civil manner, it’s entirely possible the Council will respond in kind. Try it. It just might work. There were folks who presented positions and argument for issues with which I, and perhaps others, did not agree. But they had their say. And they were not booed. They were applauded. A good object lesson for the Escondido City Council. Overall, The Paper believes Mayor Sam and the Council have done a good job with the city. There were, in our opinion, two major errors in judgment. The Clay Phillips management pay raises, and the shutting down of discussion during the Town Hall meeting in May. Aside from that, Abed has done a good job. He’s balanced the budget, as he promised he would. For two years now. He works hard and has developed contacts at the local, state and federal level that may be of assistance to Escondido.

President Theodore Roosevelt 'In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American and nothing but an American ... There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag ... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language ... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.'


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STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2012-014669 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME: All City Cleaning & Restoration, located at 1123 Woodrail Dr., Vista, CA. 92083. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON March 3, 2009 and assigned File No. 2009-009460 IS ABANDONED BY THE FOLLOWING REGISTRANT(S): Shirley Patino 1123 Woodrail Dr. 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/ Shirley Patino This statement was filed with David Butler, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/29/2012. 6/7, 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-014857 The name of the business: Straight Street, located at 955 Park Center Dr., Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Rayzist Photomask, Inc. 955 Park Center Dr. Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/14/1994. /s/James R. Kemp, Controller This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2012. 6/07, 6/14, 6/21, and 6/28/2012

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00054096-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Daniel Diaz Ponce and Anamin Hernandez Cruz for minor Daniel Hernandez Diaz filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Daniel Hernandez Diaz to Proposed name Daniel Diaz. 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: July 17, 2012, 8:30a.m., Department 3. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated June 1, 2012 /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 6/07, 6/14, 6/21 and 6/28/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-014919 The name of the business: Pacific Coast Baseball Academy, located at 621 Kennedy Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Brian Smith 621 Kennedy Way San Marcos,CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Brian Smith This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2012. 6/07, 6/14, 6/21, and 6/28/2012

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015075 The name of the business: Sustainable Transitions, Sustainable Livelyhoods, located at 11316 Capilla Rd., San Diego, Ca. 92127, is hereby registered by the following: Bette Huntalas 11316 Capilla Rd. San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/30/2012. /s/Bette Huntalas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/31/2012. 6/07, 6/14, 6/21, and 6/28/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-014418 The name of the business: Xtreme Design & Construction, located at 2074 Silverado St., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Rafael Gonzalez 2074 Silverado St. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 05/21/2012. /s/Rafael Gonzalez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015571 The name of the business: San Diego Car Rental, San Diego Rental Car, S D Car Rental, SD Rental Car, located at 722 Enterprise ST., Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: S D Car, Inc. 722 Enterprise St. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 06/01/12. /s/Tarek Kabban, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015091 The name of the business: Home Installation Specialist, located at 835 Via Juanita, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Jorge Alberto Torres Salazar 835 Via Juanita San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 06/01/12. /s/Jorge Alberto Torres Salazar This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/01/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015471 The name of the business: Intuiship, Pondicherry, located at 2647 Gateway Road #105-510, Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Katana Corporation 2647 Gateway Road #105-510 Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 04/15/2012. /s/Sanjit Singh, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015665 The name of the business: Fundraising4U.org located at 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #107, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Catherine Von Der Nuell 1014 Skyline Place San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/07/2012. /s/Catherine Von Der Nuell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-014935 The name of the business: California Temperature Service, Cal. Temp Service, located at 770 Sycamore Avenue, Suite 122-162, Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Edgar Abraham Arenas 487 Bandini Pl. Vista, CA. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 05/30/2012. /s/Edgar Abraham Arenas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/30/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015044

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The name of the business: Core Wellness SD, located at 1482 La Mirada Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: SoCal Atheletics, Inc. 1482 La Mirada Drive San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 05/31/2012. /s/Aimee Asebroek, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/31/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012

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The name of the business: Solterra Winery, Solterra Winery and Kitchen, located at 954 N. Coast Hiway 101, Encinitas, CA. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: Costa Azul Winery, LLC 2829 Cedarwood Way Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Chris Van Alyea, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012

The name of the business: CJ’s Custom Works, located at 2530 Vista Way, F23, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Clint Searle 2530 Vista Way F23 Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/08/2008. /s/Clint Searle This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/20/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012

The name of the business: San Diego County’s Best Handyman Services, located at 768 Bennett Ave., San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Brian L. Phares and Jennifer L. Foster 768 Bennett Ave. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by copartners. First day of business was 6/01/2012. /s/Jennifer L. Foster This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/22/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012

The name of the business: 3D Appliance Care, located at 1141 E. Rustic Rd., Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Christopher Harrod 1141 E. Rustic Rd. Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Christopher Harrod This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/26/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015574 The name of the business: Cafe’ Ren, located at 1215 San Elijo Road, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Relm Wine & Beer Bistro, LLC 2917 State Street Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Rene Fleming, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2012. 6/14, 6/21, 6/28 and 07/05/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016540 The name of the business: Burritos Santana Mexican Food, located at 815 N. Santa Fe, Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: JCP Mexican Restaurant LLC 815 N. Santa Fe Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 4/15/12. /s/Julio Posada Lopez, Managing Member. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016451 The name of the business: 3 Pacos Taco Shop, located at 10333 Meadow Glen Way E., Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Chrisian Francisco Santacruz 266 Avenida Descanso Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Christian Francisco Santacruz This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/14/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016742 The name of the business: Nails 4 You, located at 844 W. San Marcos Blvd, #111, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Hang Thi Nguyen an Don Quoc Pham 453 Merlot Ave. San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by a husband and wife. First day of business was11/14/2011. /s/Hang Thi Nguyen This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/18/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016733 The name of the business: Big and Bold, Big & Bold, located at 842 Oleander Pl., Escondido, CA. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Ian Piccolo 31869 Ruxton St. Menifee, CA. 92584 Adam Leidigh 842 Oleander Pl. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ian Piccolo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/18/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016092 The name of the business: Teacher Retirement Service, Capital Financial Advisors, located at 686 Feather Drive, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Daniel P. Volpe 686 Feather Drive San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 06/01/1997. /s/Daniel P. Volpe This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/12/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016705 The name of the business: Aayco Lifts, located at 2181 Meyers Ave., Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Charles Ayash, Sr. 2160 Eucalyptus Ave. Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 06/18/2012. /s/Charles Ayash, Sr. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/18/2012. 6/21, 6/28, 07/05 and 7/12/2012

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-016761 The name of the business: Frida Nails & Spa, located at 640 Highland Ave., Suite #E, National City, CA. 91950, is hereby registered by the following: Viet Van Le 4904 Monroe Ave. San Diego, CA. 92115 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/29/2012. /s/Viet V. Le This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/18/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-017043 The name of the business: Somalys Fashion Boutique.com, located at 1713 Tara Way, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Pathways Business Development Company, LLC 1713 Tara Way San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Chansomaly Saman, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/21/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-017144 The name of the business: VRC Rancho San Diego, located at 10225 Austin Dr., Spring Valley, CA. 91978, is hereby registered by the following: Valley Radiology Consultants Medical Group 1340 W. Valley Parkway, Suite 202 Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Allen R. Balbandian, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/21/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-015753 The name of the business: Advanced Family Chiropractic of San Diego, located at 9360 Activity Rd, #C, San Diego, CA. 92126, is hereby registered by the following: Alexander Savastano III 9505 Gold Coast Dr. #80 San Diego, CA. 92126 Kayla Turner 9043 Fanita Rancho Rd. Santee, Ca. 92071 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Alexander Savastano This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/07/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012

STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWAL FROM PARTNERSHIP OPERATING UNDER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME #2012-016352 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME OF PARTNERSHIP: Advanced Family Chiropractic of Miramar, located at 9360 Activity Rd. #C, San Diego, Ca. 92126. THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME REFERRED TO ABOVE WAS FILED IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON May 2, 2012, and assigned File No. 2012-012285. THE FOLLOWING GENERAL PARTNER HAS WITHDRAWN: Alex Savastano 9505 Gold Coast Dr., #80 San Diego, CA. 92126 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/ Alex Savastano This statement was filed with David Butler, County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 06/13/2012. 6/28, 7/05, 7/12 and 07/19/2012

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Support our Nation! Support Our Troops! Happy Independence Day, America! Jalapeno Grill & Cantina

503 W. Grand Avenue Escondido, CA.

760.233.1104

Proud to Salute Our American Heritage and Our American Flag Happy Independence Day to all Americans! La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant 340 W. Grand Avenue Escondido, CA.

760.747.8282

You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism. ~Erma Bombeck

It’s a Grand Old Flag, The Red, White and Blue! Happy Independence Day to Americans Everywhere - At Home and Abroad John Puhek, Realtor, The Real Estate Center 760.591.7400 www.JOHNPUHEK.COM Happy 4th of July! As this celebration of Our Nation’s Independence Approaches, the staff and management of Silvergate Retirement Communities Wish you and Yours a Happy and Safe 4th of July! Silvergate Retirement Communities San Marcos and Fallbrook (760) 744-4484 x 139

Insuring You and Your Family Over the Years Has Been Our Privilege. Insurance is one of the Great American Traditions, - one of many in which we take Pride on this Independence Day! Dan Anaya Insurance San Marcos, CA. 760.744.3600

Rapid Transmission 859 N. Broadway Escondido

10% off up to $100 760.746.2828

Stand up for America on this coming Independence Day! A Big Salute to Everyone and Especially to our Military!

Escondido Police Officers Association

www.escondidopoa.com 760-801-1596

The Stars and Stripes Forever! On This Independence Day We bid You and Your Family Peace Ronnie’s Radiator 207 Valley Parkway Escondido, CA.

760.746.6931

We Salute Our Great American Heritage . . . and Hope You and Yours Treasure and Enjoy This Independence Day!

Dr. Gregory Hurt and the San Marcos Dental Center

San Marcos, CA. • 760.734.4311

I and My Family have Proudly Served Our Nation’s Flag! Happy Independence Day to One and All! Dave’s Computer Repair & Sales 112 N. Kalmia 432.2095

From All of Us at The Paper, we wish a Joyous Celebration of Our Independence and Join Together in a Solemn Wish for Peace on Earth and Goodwill Toward Men

Happy 4th of July!

BBQ Time on this Fourth of July Holiday! Mike’s BBQ will be happy to assist you in your celebration of our Independence Day We, like you, are Proud to be an American! Mike’s BBQ 1356 W. Valley Parkway Escondido, CA.

746.4444

Sorrento’s Pizza

Spaghetti Special! Adults $4.99 • Kids $2.50 (Tuesdays, Dine in only)

1450 W Mission Rd San Marcos

760-727-4091

The Paper June 28, 2012  

June 28, 2012 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.

The Paper June 28, 2012  

June 28, 2012 issue. News and entertainment for north San Diego county.