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Editorâ€™s Note: A fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The actual number of aerial victories required to officially qualify as an "ace" has varied, but is usually considered to be five or more. The few aces among combat pilots have historically accounted for the majority of air-to-air victories in military history. The Paper - 760.747.7119
March 14, 2013
This story is about a hero who downed seven enemy aircraft in one day. by Frank Lorey III
Retired Navy Captain Stanley W. "Swede" Vejtasa has earned a lot of distinctions in a military career ranging from World War II until 1970, including being the only WWII carrier pilot to receive Navy Crosses for
both dive-bombing and aerial combat. He shot down three Mitsubishi A6M2 Zeros while flying his favorite plane--the Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless dive bomber, and if that wasn't enough to foretell his future as a fighter pilot, he went on to bag seven Japanese planes in one mission flying a Grumman F4F Wildcat. Vejtasa's career started before the war in the Curtiss SBC-3 biplane dive bomber, then he
got the chance to upgrade to the Dauntless, which he calls "the best airplane of its time." He felt that the SBD was such an improvement that he wrote several letters recommending it be tried as a fighter, and his experience at the battle of Coral Sea later demonstrated that he knew what he was talking about. The Dauntless was generally considered obsolete right from the start of the war, and
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the Navy was forever trying to come up with a replacement. No real consideration was given to it as an offensive aerial combat plane, with only .30-caliber machine guns with tube sights for the pilot, and a rear-seat gunner manning another machine gun that was moveable. These were considered defensive weapons, but Vejtasa was about to show what they could actually do. He had already helped the Japanese lose some carriers with his dive-bombing ability, winning one Navy Cross. "On May 8, 1942, we were on anti-torpedo plane patrol off the U.S.S. Yorktown [CV-5], not in what I considered a proper formation, and positioned too close to our carriers," he related. At that point, seven Zeros bounced them from out of the sun, shooting down four of the Dauntless planes, with eight more Zeros scattering the rest of the survivors as they tried to evade the faster Japanese fighters. In a defensive maneuver, three of the SBD's followed Vejtasa,
including his CO, Commander Bill Birch.
"Birch had eyes that were incredible--he could spot the enemy before anybody else could," Vejtasa remembered. "We then turned into and under the Zeros, and the only way we could get a shot was to turn up into them and keep our speed up." The battle went on for about twenty minutes, with Swede using this strategy to attack the Zeros, while they made several head-on passes at him, firing 20-mm. cannon. There were several near-collisions in the raging battle. He could repeatedly see their bullets veering off to the left, a possible problem with their gun sights. "The first one I hit rolled over, trailing smoke, and went down," Vejtasa said. He didn't have time to watch it all the way as he went after another Zero, which also rolled over when hit, trailed smoke, and pulled away from the Dauntless. "I actually met this pilot after the war, and found out that he
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the cockpit and tells the pilot and co-pilot that there is a bimbo sitting in First Class that belongs in Economy and won’t move back to her seat.
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He goes back to the blonde and whispers in her ear and she says, “oh, I’m sorry,” and gets up and goes back to her seat in economy.
Blonde on a Plane
A plane is on its way to Toronto when a blonde in Economy Class gets up and moves to the First Class Section and sits down.
The flight attendant watches her do this and asks to see her ticket. The flight attendant then tells the blonde that she paid for Economy Class and that she will have to sit back in the back.
The blonde replies, “I’m blonde, I’m beautiful, I’m going to Toronto and I’m staying right here!” The flight attendant goes into
The pilot says, “You say she is a blonde? Well, I’ll handle this. I’m married to a blonde and I speak blonde.”
The flight attendant and copilot are amazed and asked him what he said to make her move without any fuss.
“I told her, ‘First Class isn’t going to Toronto.” The Wage Inspector
The Montana Department of Employment, Division of Labor Standards, claimed a small rancher was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to investigate him. AGENT: I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them.
flew for about 100 miles before crash-landing in the water off New Guinea," Swede said. Vejtasa's third Japanese fighter plane of the day lost the contest in a head-on pass, and also went down smoking. Shortly after this incredible
the legendary VF-10 "Grim Reapers" on the U.S.S. Enterprise (CV-6).
A Japanese Zero
ly appreciated the higher firepower--six .50-caliber machine guns that could be fired all at once or in pairs.
day, his unit, VS-5 of the carrier Yorktown, was sent back to the States at North Island Naval Air Station (in San Diego) to transition into the F4F Wildcat fighter plane. It was a wise decision, even though Swede had to leave behind his favorite plane of all time. He became a part of
RANCHER: Well, there's my hired hand that’s been with me for 3 years. I pay him $200 a week plus free room and board. Then there's the mentally challenged guy. He works about 18 hours every day and does about 90% of all the work around here. He makes about $10 per week, pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night so he can cope with life. He also sleeps with my wife occasionally.
AGENT: That's the guy I want to talk to - the mentally challenged one. RANCHER: That would be me. Commando
During my physical examination, my doctor asked me
"I liked the Wildcat. It was a good, sturdy airplane--strong, solid, and the guns were good," recalled Vejtasa. He especial-
"You really didn't need all six unless you were strafing," Vejtasa remarked. They were boresighted to converge
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about my physical activity level. I described a typical day, "Well, yesterday afternoon, I took a five hour walk about 12Km through some pretty rough terrain. I waded along the edge of a lake.
I pushed my way through brambles. I got sand in my shoes and my eyes. I avoided standing on a snake. I climbed several rocky hills. I took a few 'leaks' behind some big trees. The mental stress of it all left me shattered. At the end of it all, I drank eight beers."
Inspired by the story, the doctor said, "You must be one heck of an outdoors man!" "No," I replied, "I'm just a poor golfer." Woman Stops Grizzly Attack With .25 Cal Pistol
This is a story of self control and marksmanship with an itsy bitsy shooter by a woman against a fierce preda-
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between 1200-1500 feet, and were a tremendous improvement in firepower over the Dauntless' .30-calibers. The addition of armor plating and self-sealing fuel tanks also were welcomed by pilots. Vejtasa was flying the Wildcat on October 26, 1942, a day that marked one of the greatest single American aerial combat feats ever, resulting in a second Navy Cross decoration.
VF-10 was assigned to fly Combat Air Patrol (CAP) during the Battle of Santa Cruz, protecting the U.S.S. Hornet, and again Swede stated that they "never got the CAP out far enough." They were out near Stewart Island at about 12,000 feet when they spotted a large group of Japanese torpedo and dive bombers already heading in to the attack, diving from 18,000 feet, aiming for the American carriers. The Japanese did not see them coming, or else they were determined to press the attack without concern for their survival. Swede quickly cut in behind two Aichi D3A2 "Val" dive bombers, firing all six .50-caliber machine guns, and flamed both of them before they even knew what hit them, one shot from the side, and the other from behind. The enemy formation then spread out, and Vejtasa decided to go after a group of Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" torpedo bombers that were still about twelve miles from the carriers. The enemy switched targets
The Aichi D3A2 "Val" dive bomber
to the Enterprise, as the Hornet was already dying. At this point, Vejtasa switched to using only four machine guns to save ammunition. Swede spotted eleven of the Kate torpedo planes,
and dove on them from 8000 feet. He and his wingman quickly downed one each, and then pulled up to regain altitude. Spotting another formation of three Kates, he pulled in
The Nakajima B5N2 "Kate" torpedo bomber behind them. One by one they were all sent crashing into the sea, except a lone plane that still managed to slam into a destroyer even though it was on fire. Vejtasa then accounted for one more Japanese plane, another torpedo bomber, and with only twenty rounds of ammunition left destroyed it before he completely ran out of ammo.
was confirmed in the ready room. There was finally time to ask questions--first of all about our own planes that went down, like 'Did you see them go down?', and 'Where did they go down?'. Then they got around to asking about who could confirm other pilot's victories."
Back on the U.S.S. Enterprise there was no time for celebrating, as the fleet was still not out of danger. Vejtasa would still have to fly another CAP that same day. Within the space of one hour, Swede was back out for another four hours in the air. At this point, the U.S.S. Hornet was on fire and under tow, and more torpedo bombers were spotted on the radar inbound to the fleet. VF-10 was told by the admiral to hold position instead of being released to intercept the enemy, being the last line of defense before anti-aircraft fire would cut in.
To make better time getting out of the area, the towline to the Hornet was cut, and the fleet sailed away. For Vejtasa, it was the end of a tough day--about nine hours in the air. After landing, he went to the ready room and filled out his combat report, then hit the sack to get some
"There were no celebrations of any kind," Swede recalled. "Most people didn't know what had happened. In fact, it wasn't until the next day that it
Swede recalled that pilots spent much of their time in the ready room, and they never seemed to have much time for sleep. They flew CAP at dawn and dusk--the most vulnerable times for Japanese attack. Each mission was about four or four and a half hours long, and in between missions they usually worked right alongside the maintenance crews on their own plane. "Those were the days that pilots were expected to know just about everything about their planes, including the engine," Vejtasa remembered. The day before the big air battle, VF-10 was involved in a disastrous mission that resulted in the loss of several planes. Scout planes had already spotted the Japanese, so the fleet knew they would be coming. The admiral decided to act on the contact report, even though it was already late afternoon. They were ordered to fly a maximum attack, despite the range being beyond the safe distance to be able to return back to the carriers. The CO briefed the air crews, and told them it would be an "Out and In" mission, straight out to the target, attack fast, and straight back in to the carriers. They quickly launched and flew the calculated range to the contact area. In the already-darkened skies they couldn't find anything, and knew they had no
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time to search. Back the squadrons flew, maintaining radio silence. The planes did have lights on in order to avoid collision, but in the dark the pilots had no horizon to orient themselves.
One pilot in Swede's group suddenly broke formation, diving straight into the ocean. It was not too unusual for pilots to suffer vertigo under those conditions. When the planes reached the area that their carriers were expected to be--there was nothing. Swede remembered that the Enterprise was trailing oil from a previous hit, so he dropped down to look for a tell-tale slick. After circling for a brief period, he found it. The next problem was to decide which way the carrier had been heading.
"I just guessed it would be going in an easterly direction, and I was right," Swede said. They had found the fleet, but some planes began to sink into the water, out of fuel. The pilots were rescued, but many planes were lost. Swede followed the "dust-pan" lights into a landing, only to find that his wingman, Lt. Eddie Coalson, had landed right next to him despite furious waving off by the landing officer. "It was probably the only tandem Wildcat landing in carrier history," commented Vejtasa. "I later asked him [Coalson] what he was doing--and he told me 'If you think you were getting away from me tonight, you are crazy'."
Despite all of these experiences, Swede never though much about the constant danger of death or capture. He said that in combat, everything happened so fast that you never had time to worry. Not that he didn't have close calls while flying, as one incident will show. "Back off Guadalcanal, in my Wildcat, we were ordered to deliver an important message to Admiral Halsey on New Caledonia. The message was all taped up to be waterproof, and it was to be another maximum range mission," he recalled. Vejtasa and his wingman set
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Page 4 - March 14, 2013 Escondido Police and ABC Bust Illegal Seller of Alcohol
Agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control, along with the Escondido Police Department on Tuesday evening, March 5th, cited one clerk for selling alcohol to a minor. The citation was the result of a minor decoy operation in which a minor under the direct supervision of department agents attempted to purchase alcohol from 12 retail licensees in the city of Escondido. The clerk, a 31-year-old female resident of Escondido who works at the Mi Puebla Market at 1516 E. Valley Parkway, faces a minimum fine of $250 and/or 24 to 32 hours of community service for the first violation. In addition, ABC will take administrative action against the alcoholic beverage license of the business where the alcohol was sold. This may include a fine, suspension of its license or the permanent revocation of the license. ABC and police statewide
conduct compliance checks to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. Statistics have shown that young people under the age of 21 have a higher rate of drunken driving fatalities than the general adult population.
Minor decoy operations have been conducted by local law enforcement throughout California since the 1980s. When the program first began, the violation rate of retail establishments selling alcohol to minors was as high as 40 percent to 50 percent. When these details are conducted on a regular basis, the rate dropped in some cities to 10 percent or lower. The ABC and the Escondido Police Department will continue to conduct minor decoy operations, as well as other compliance checks of establishments throughout the year. In 1994 the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the use of underage decoys is a valid tool of law enforcement to ensure that licensees are complying with the law.
Above, Dr. Greg Hurt, at work at his San Marcos Dental Center
Man About Town
Great dinner Friday night with the always smiling, Dr. Greg Hurt and his special lady, Lisa. Evelyn and I joined this fascinating couple at Fish House Vera Cruz in San Marcos. Fine seafood, a tremendous Riesling wine, and great conversation. Who could want more from an evening? Dr. Hurt is one of those guys
who (a) is a workaholic, and (b) loves ongoing education. Every year he attends dozens of conferences and workshops, all designed to benefit his patients. Lisa tells us she’s concerned that he sometimes doesn’t come home till 10pm. That concerns me as well. I know if you love your work it’s not work . . . but good ol’ Doc Hurt is too good of a dentist to have him come down with an illness that would keep him from treating his patients. Between Lisa, Evelyn and myself, we’re gonna try to get him to relax a little bit more. One of the best ways to do that is for Evelyn and I to host this wonderful couple for another dinner party. Looking forward to it! All kinds of St. Patty’s Day
Carlsbad Police Nail Alleged Dopers
On Friday, March 8th, at about noon, Carlsbad Police Department Detectives served a state search warrant at 2235 Nob Hill Drive, in Carlsbad. Vice/Narcotics Detective Mike Larson seized approximately fifty-five marijuana plants in an elaborate indoor marijuana growing operation. Also seized was approximately six pounds of processed marijuana and over $6,000.00 in U.S. currency believed to be the proceeds from sale of marijuana. The residents, 46 year old Daniel Gregg and 44 year old Dana Trapsi, were both arrested and charged with cultivation and possession for sale of marijuana. The Paper Celebrates 14th Anniversary
lyle e davis, editor and publisher of The Paper, announced that this week is the 14th anniversary of the current ownership of The Paper. “It was on March 11th, 1999,
that we published our first edition under the banner of “The Paper.” Prior to that time The Paper was known as the San Marcos News Reporter, and had been owned by Bill Willoughby. Mr. Willoughby, whom we had known casually, had a stroke and was forced to give up his beloved newspaper. It was offered to us and although we’d never published a paper before, we agreed to purchase it. It’s been a wonderful growing and learning experience every since.”
Davis and Evelyn Madison, the associate publisher, have owned and operated the paper together, bringing to the North County Community an eclectic, vibrant paper that mirrors the community and presents colorful, sometimes dramatic, sometimes humorous, cover stories, as well as hard hitting editorials as they strive to keep their readers informed as to the actions of their elected leaders at the local level. ‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 7
adventures going on in North San Diego County.
to wait upon your every culinary wish.
with shillelagh. Everyone will get a shamrock gift, there’ll be plenty of corned beef specials dished up, Mandy’s unique and special St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Ice Cream Pie . . . and a whole host of lovely colleens
adventuresome guys. On the left is Esteban Ojeda, on the right, Erick Emms.
If you’re looking for mighty fine food and an every day feeling of family and ‘coming home,’ you may want to head over to Mandy Bowman’s all new Westside Cafe. Sure and Begorrah, she’ll be havin’ a special appearance by a real, live Leprechaun . . . complete
Speaking of Westside Cafe, and I just was . . . we witnessed an amazing sight last Sunday. Y’see, Mandy has this special . . . a 12 egg omelette with potatoes plate. You eat it all and it’s free! If you don’t, get ready to pony up $23 a plate. Here’s two
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/s/Dick & Rita Christie, Escondido, CA. Unhappy Reader
Letters to the Editor Sorrentino’s
You are SO right, Mr. Davis.
Sorrentino's is a place one does not want to miss. The food is delicious, it is a friendly place and even though it was our first time there, we were treated like family.
Yes, we did tell them "Mr. Davis sent us." You and Evelyn must have been popping buttons as most of the conversation was how grateful they are to you two for all that you have done for them. Thanks for letting us in on the secret of this great restaurant.
Your reply to one of the letters in the last issue ended with: ".... Nor do I understand what you are upset about. But, thanks for writing." It seemed like you laughed the person off and it seemed wrong, so I searched The Paper's archive to understand better, and I now share Mr. Beisel's frustration. I too would like to read a paper that delivers more than a Daily Chuckle at the expense of its own readers. It was already three weeks, and Mr. D'Amelio still did not correct/retract at least the misinformation about Marlon Brando. It is also unfortunate that Mr. Skarvada did not follow up. Melanie Ortiz San Marcos
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1. I praised Dan's work where he earned the praise (I used the word "masterpiece"). 2. I presented a different point of view where Dan's and mine conflicted. 3. I pointed out factual errors where Dan's journalism got as sloppy as Hillary's landing under sniper fire (like the Marlon Brando gaffes). 4. I used restraint and tolerance by overlooking Dan's needless vulgarities in his commentary (Feb 21 issue). Praising the good and criticizing the bad, giving some and taking some .... is anything wrong so far?
In his reply, Dan wrote how he welcomes all letters, and he demonstrated his sincerity by pretending to ignore the very first letter he was supposedly replying to, mine. He deflected all issues by asking about the editor's own ancestry instead. The subject of ancestry was Dan's own contentious pet issue, he wrote earlier how he "hates" the idea (yes, he used the "h" word), and now he reversed himself. Dan was not really ignoring my letter, he was trying to snub it. The editor
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accommodated Dan's sudden curiosity about ancestry by broadcasting his own elite Northern European heritage for anyone who may have wondered. Something went awry and I will be keeping away from dark alleys now. /s/Thomas Skarvada San Diego County, CA.
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First Lady of Escondido Celebrates Her 96th Birthday
Edna Sahm, who has been called and has become known as the First Lady of Escondido, recently celebrated her 96th birthday in grand Parisian style at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, with about 90 friends and family attending. The room was beautifully decorated in pink; table centerpieces were pink netting with a replica of the Eiffel tower and beautiful pink roses. Wine flowed while Quiche was served for lunch. Specialty coffees were
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off despite the forecast for bad weather. The flight was to be mostly over open seas, but there was at least one area of reefs that they could use as a checkpoint. When they had gone the calculated distance, there was only open seas--no reefs in sight.
"We were taught to drop down and read wind direction from the swells and waves on the seas, so I did," said Vejtasa. "The wind had been coming from our right, so I turned right 90 degrees when we were supposed to be as far as the island. We were already low on fuel, but I never thought about not making it. I finally spotted some breakers marking a reef, so I started circling trying to find a small island."
Swede placed much of the blame on the charts they had to use. "They were not good at all, we never had decent charts," he recalled. They finally spotted the small island of Ouvea, with a lagoon and a swampy area, and circled looking at their chances to make a decent
Edna Sahm, age 96, with her beautiful birthday cake, provided by Linda Bailey. Photo by Jill Campbell served and crepes were made to order by chefs from Vintana restaurant. The birthday cake was gorgeous. Entertainment was by Carol Seely and Jerry Kaufman, with Tina Inscoe singing and leading the audience in the “Happy Birthday” song. Linda Bailey did a magnificent job of putting all this together as well as acting as the Mistress of Ceremonies where a number of friends spoke and gave their love and birthday wishes to Edna. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EDNA, AND MANY MORE!
landing. Vejtasa spotted a small burned out area, and decided to try there while his wingman waited to see how he fared. "If I didn't do very well, he was to ditch in the lagoon," Swede said. However, the Wildcat managed to land, followed by the other plane, both practically out of gas. While Swede had been circling, he had spotted some natives. As they walked back to that vicinity, one native man came out of the brush and led them to a village.
"We were so dehydrated, and I made a sign with my hands about drinking, so he clapped his hands and a swarm of small boys came out of the brush. We hadn't even seen anybody else. He had them climb the palm trees and bring down some coconuts, which he proceeded to split open with one slice of a machete," Vejtasa related.
Eventually they were led to the hut of a schoolteacher that spoke both English and French. She was able to take them to a lighthouse that had a telegraph, and the keeper tried to send out a message.
We’re looking forward to next year’s party! Vista Is Preparing for a Disaster
Learn how to increase your ability to safely help yourself, your family and your neighbors during and after a disaster. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will begin April 3rd, and meets for 8 weeks on Wednesday nights from 6:30–9:00pm. Each class is taught by Vista Fire Department personnel and is free. The CERT program educates people about disas-
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Swede knew Morse code, and when it became evident that the lighthouse keeper was not making much progress with the message, Vejtasa took over and finally reached New Caledonia.
The Paper has been sharply critical of certain actions by the Escondido City Council and its City Manager. However, fair is fair, and just as we remain ready to be critical of items we think are not in the public interest, so we also are willing to acknowledge a job well done.
Hizzoner, Mayor Sam Abed, his fellow council members, and the City Manager, should all be congratulated for righting the economic ship of state for the city. Because of heavily surging sales tax revenue Escondido has now been able ‘Commentary’ Cont. on Page 7
man made it without touching any of the trees. Again, it never occurred to Swede that he wouldn't make it.
In March, 1943, just before returning to the United States, Vejtasa was picked to try out the new Vought F4U Corsair fighter plane, testing it while on the Enterprise. The early dash-1 model did not impress the experienced pilot, despite the enviable record that Corsairs were later to earn.
The next day a seaplane landed in the lagoon, picked up the two lost airmen, and flew them the final seventy miles to their intended destination. After delivering the message, Vejtasa convinced the higherups that both fighters could be rescued. Back they flew in the seaplane, loaded with avi- "It had a low tail wheel making bad forward visibility on the ation gas in cans. ground, the 'greenhouse' cockThe Wildcats were stripped of pit was too low, and I had to everything that could be skid to keep the LSO in sight removed, such as the guns, while landing," Swede comwhich were loaded on the sea- mented. "It also had wing tip plane. Natives volunteered to fuel tanks which made the carry the gas to the planes, plane hard to control, and the which were fueled by hand. tanks had to be purged with The natives also were per- carbon dioxide, which didn't suaded to make a crude run- work too well," he added. way, clearing brush and lay- Another problem that was ing it on the sandy and later corrected was the plane swampy areas to stabilize it. had to have the guns loaded hot--a dangerous situation on While his wingman watched, a crowded flight deck. Vejtasa took off on half-flaps, and trimmed a few palm trees ‘Air Combat - WWII ’ as he climbed off the Cont. on Page 7 makeshift runway. His wing-
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to restore many unpopular cuts made during the economic downturn and still have large budget surpluses, according to City Finance Head, Gil Rojas. As of June 2012, the end of Escondido’s fiscal year, the city has shown a $4.1 million surplus; further, an additional $800,000 is expected during the current fiscal year.
This is welcome news after four consecutive years of large budget deficits which required tremendous outlays of capital, the laying off of many city workers, and other painful cuts.
Because of the surplus, the city has been able to invest $850,000 for hiring additional fire personnel, $500,000 for grants to help businesses spruce up their appearance and $100,000 to host the nation’s biggest Amgen bike race this May. In addition, many city employees got raises this winter so that Escondido City ‘Air Combat - WWII’ Cont. from Page 6
Before he left the combat zone, Swede bagged a seaplane in his Wildcat. He was part of a four-fighter section out on CAP for the Enterprise when the fourmotor flying boat was spotted. One blast of his .50-caliber machine guns were enough to send it down in flames, and it exploded before it hit the water, bringing his victory total to eleven. Vejtasa didn't make it back into combat before the war ended, serving as a flight training officer in New Jersey, but VF-10 did transition into the Grumman F8F Bearcat after the war, while based on the carrier U.S.S. Philippine Sea. It was a plane that Vejtasa rated as "the greatest prop plane ever built." He added that "nothing in Europe could hold a candle to it." Vejtasa was then transferred to the new Edwards Air Force base, where he and "just about everybody else" checked out in the Lockheed P-80
Hall could reopen on Fridays after four years of being open only four days per week.
City Manager Clay Phillips says he plans to spend much of the additional revenue on paving streets and aggressive code enforcement to crack down on graffiti and illegal garage conversions. More welcome news. Sales tax revenue has been increasing roughly 20 percent each quarter. That’s also good news because it is a solid indicator that the economic slump is well on its way to a turn-around . . . at least in San Diego County.
Vehicle sales tax has been an inportant element in the surge. Last fall, sales tax from new cars was up 27.4 percent and sales tax from used cars was up 33.9 percent, compared with fall 2011. Auto dealer sales tax is particularly important to Escondido as the fate and fortunes of the city are closely tied to that sales volume.
Rojas said the city is projected to collect $32 million in sales tax this year, nearly as much Shooting Star, his first experience in jets. He was then assigned to the Navy's experimental D-558-2 program, flying chase after the Douglas Skyrocket. He also got to fly the Boeing B-29 Superfortress mother ship that dropped the Skyrocket, serving as co-pilot for George Jensen, a Douglas test pilot.
Swede then accumulated a lot of time in the North American FJ-4 Fury, the Navy counterpart of the F-86 Sabre, and also got to fly the experimental Douglas Skyshark--with a counterrotating turboprop. He felt it was an interesting plane with potential, but "the engine took huge amounts of oil, and the angle of attack had to be shallow." The Douglas Skyraider was eventually selected to fill the same role.
Vejtasa became the Air Officer on the U.S.S. Essex (CV-9) during the height of the Korean War, occasionally flying the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, but his duties prevented him from getting much combat time. He came back to the U.S. to China Lake, flying the FJ-4 Fury
as before the 2007 recession.
However, the city government has helped guide and assist attractive new businesses to come into Escondido, all of which contribute to the city finance via sales tax; included are the beautiful new Lexus dealership, a CarMax used car lot and a three-story Target at Westfield North County mall. Add to this a new Walmart, on East Valley Parkway and the city finances begin to look even better.
Rojas said the $800,000 surplus would be placed in the city’s $24 million reserve account. Summing up? Nice job, city of Escondido. Ya gone and went and done good! Keep it up!
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and McDonnell F-4 Phantom while testing the new Sidewinder missile, various computer gun sights, and smart bombs. Swede also got to fly the McDonnell F2H Banshee and the ChanceVought F7U Cutlass before becoming the CO of the U.S.S. Constellation (CV-64) early in Vietnam, 1962-1963. Vejtasa went on to command Miramar Naval Air Station before retiring in 1970. After such a distinguished career, he was elected to the new Carrier Aviation Hall of Fame in 1987, located at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston, South Carolina. The History Channel also featured him on an episode of their "Dogfights" series. This great American hero lived out the rest of his life quietly in the outskirts of Escondido, and just passed away a few weeks ago.
Frank Lorey III, the author of this article sent me this note, prior to publication: Hi Lyle-Here is another one you might like. Unfortunately, this great
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“You don’t see a lot of world news in The Paper,” said Davis. “We leave that to the big boys. The daily papers, the tv and cable networks, they can cover the world news. We focus on local community news . . . the information our readers want to hear about and understand.”
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hero in our midst just died last month. I was calling him to let him know I was going to send the article to you, and one of his family answered and told me. I used to call him a couple of times every year, and go and visit about once a year. He lived in Escondido. I was able to get the Padres to honor him on Military Day a few years ago, and he got to toss out the first pitch. He prefered to live out a quiet life, but even the History Channel found him and did an episode about him for their "Dogfights" show.
He is the only one to do this feat and NOT get the Medal of Honor, and we even tried to fix that but he would not go along with it.
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ter preparedness for hazards that may impact them. Additionally, people are trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members are also encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. For more information, location of classes, or to sign up, contact the president of the local Vista CERT program, Sandy Hopkins, at 760.214.3583 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meetings/Events Calendar
Local Artist Exhibition in San Marcos – Matthew Brown will be holding a themed exhibit at the Accents Hair Studio in San Marcos. He just finished his BA in Fine Arts and Art History from UCR, and this is his first show. It will be on exhibit at the salon for some time and is open to the public. The address is 904 W. San Marcos Blvd. For more info, call 760.807.4643. Matt's website is email@example.com.
Do You Communicate with Confidence? – Want to develop better speaking and presentation skills? Learn to think quickly and clearly on your feet? Build strong leadership abilities? Hone your listening skills? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Escondido Toastmasters can help. This is a fun group of supportive and professional individuals who meet each Friday morning to develop communication and leadership skills. Toastmasters can help improve your communication skills and open doors in your personal and professional life. You will learn in a self-paced atmosphere of fun and fellowship. To experience it for yourself, they are having an Open House on Friday, March 15, from 7-8:30am, with free food, and will introduce you to this fun club, at the Park Avenue Community Center (formerly Joslyn Sr. Center), 210 E. Park Avenue, Escondido. Email Barbara@barbarakhozam.com or call, 619.572.1117, to let them know you are attending. (I can attest to this as I belonged to this group years ago – The Social Butterfly).
EUHS 50-Plus Reunion Picnic - The annual ‘Escondido Union High School (EUHS) 50-Plus Reunion Picnic’ will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Grape Day Park, 321 N. Broadway, in downtown Escondido. Hosts for this year’s event will be the EUHS Class of 1961 with the Class of 1963 being inducted as the ‘baby class.’ Serving as co-chairmen for this year’s reunion picnic are ‘Coach’ Dennis Snyder and Mike Stein, both members of the Class of 1961. Invitations are currently being mailed to former EUHS students who have been out of EUHS for 50 years or more. Anyone from the EUHS class of 1963 or a previous class who has not received an invitation packet by Friday, March 15th, should contact 760.489.6233 in order to be placed on the mailing list. The invitation packet includes a registration form, map and more detailed information. The cost for this year’s reunion picnic is $25 which includes a catered lunch provided by the Wrangler Family Barbeque Restaurant. In order to give sufficient time for planning the event, the ’50-Plus Committee’ would like to receive the completed registration forms by Monday, April 22. If additional information is needed, contact Diane ‘Galindo’ Snyder, Secretary for the Reunion Picnic,
at 760.489.6233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like to Play Bunco? - The Palomar District of the California Federation of Women’s Clubs is having a Bunco party on Saturday, March 16, from 12:30-4pm, at the Fallbrook Woman’s Club, 238 W. Mission Road, Fallbrook. Potluck, beverages provided. Cost is $13/person. Call Rosalia at 760.489.1407 for reservations.
Limerick Writing and Reading Fest – The Village Idiots are announcing the Second Annual Limerick Writing and Reading Fest as part of the North County St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, from 2-3pm on Saturday, March 16, in downtown Vista, at Artbeat, 330 Main Street. You can write or assist others during the first half hour, then read during the second half hour if you write or brought limericks already written. After the Limerick Fest, you can read your limerick to a larger audience, between songs on stage, from 3-4pm, the last hour of the Festival. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, call Jeannie Ortiz at 760.414.1056, or email email@example.com. If your limerick is written presentably, you may get it printed in the newspaper. The regular monthly Literary Society Reading will take place at Alta Vista Gardens, from 2:304:30pm on Saturday, March 30.
Jan Goldsmith to Speak at TERC Meeting – On Monday, March 18, when The Escondido Republican Club (TERC) meets, Jan Goldsmith, San Diego City Attorney, will be the guest speaker. An attorney since 1976, he assumed the office of City Attorney in 2008 after serving as a S.D. Superior Court Judge for ten years. The meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in begins at 11:30am, with buffet luncheon meeting at 12noon, concluding at 1pm. Cost is
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There’s only one person that has ever finished the huge breakfast. You up to the challenge? Speaking of challenges, we spoke recently with that lovely read headed maven of real estate, the always amiable Ms. Donna Davis with Prudential Realty, who told us her biggest challenge is not selling real estate, but finding property. “I’ve got tons of buyers,
Donna Davis, of Prudential Realty
what I need is more listings. On some listings I have four,
Justine is a vivacious four year old tan female Chihuahua who was abandoned by her former owners who moved and made no provision for her. Weighing eight pounds, this lively little dog struts nicely on leash and we know she is housebroken. She has a bubbly personality, gets along fine with dogs of all sizes, cats and children. Justine has a huge glowing personality and will make a terrific walking companion and tremendous indoor pet and lapdog for anyone. Like all our pups Justine is spayed and microchipped. Her 5 way vaccines and rabies are all up to date. She comes with a full 4 piece safety equipment set, food for her transition and any favorite toys or bedding. For more photographs please view her on our website as well as all the other pups in our rescue that need forever homes or a foster family. Visit www.forgottenpaws.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
five buyers. It is quickly becoming a seller’s market. I’ve been fortunate in having a number of listings . . . but if anyone ever wanted to sell their property, now is the time. Give me a call. We can list your property and find buyers quickly.” (Just a hint: Call Donna at 760.518.5612.)
Congrats to one of my favorite people, the beautiful Katie Ragazzi. She heads up The Escondido Education Foundation and they are right in the midst of a 50/50 Together Campaign, proceeds of which go to the Innovation Awards, which are available to all 23 EUSD schools. 22 schools have received a grant since they started the program. Katie hopes to build the fund to a point where they can offer $5,000 to each school. The 50/50 Together Campaign is a big step towards that goal!
So, time to tear away the cobwebs from that musty wallet of yours and dig out those old, wrinkled $20 and $100 bills (as little as $10 gets you started). Check out www.escondido-educationfoundation.org for details.
Berta is a 4-year-old spayed female grey tabby mix, ID 64667.
Berta is a sweet, loving girl who is no fuss and completely happy lounging by a window and just hanging out. She likes getting petted, she’s fine with being held and will even sit on your lap. She’s not too playful and would prefer to hang out with you. She likes to have her people all to herself. Berta is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her $85 adoption fee includes her 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.
Sebastian is the Pet of the Week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. He's a 6 year old, 17 pound, Tabby. Sebastian's previous family surrendered him to RCHS after they had a baby person.
While 17 pounds sounds like a chubby kitty, that's not the case with Sebastian. He's big all over. Tall. Long. Big paws. He's just a big guy! And he likes to be held on his back like a baby. It makes him purr.
Sebastian's $145 adoption fee includes up to date vaccines, veterinary exam, neuter, and microchip. If you can't adopt him, consider sponsoring Sebastian 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 www.sdpets.org.
A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.
Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Public Safety is a Top Priority
Public Safety has always been a top priority of mine. So I am particularly proud to say that since 2004 Escondido has seen a 29% decrease in crime.
Even with that good news, my colleagues on the City Council and I remain committed to doing all we can to ensure a safe community. I am very pleased to announce that we are now hiring more police officers to continue to aggressively fight crime. In addition, we recently strengthened the Police executive management team by promoting two lieutenants, Craig Carter and Mike Loarie, to Police
Captain. The community task force established last Fall to address issues in the downtown area has been very successful. You may be assured Traffic Safety Check Points and our partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are being strengthened too. Additional resources also are being devoted to our Fire Department. The first group of twelve non-safety paramedics started work on February 25. We intend to hire a second group of twelve later this Spring. On April 19th, our seventh Fire Engine will go into service at Fire Station 6 on Del Dios Road.
Your city government is committed to keeping Escondido a safe city for all to enjoy.
Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter
Spring is a season of new beginnings. It evokes thoughts of fresh perspectives and renewed energy. Are you looking for new ways to get involved in your community? Consider volunteering for the Vista Fire or Sheriff’s departments. You will meet and work with others who share common interests, while providing a valuable support to the community. Vista Fire needs volunteers aged 50 and above to help with day-to-day administrative services, as well as emergency incident support. The volunteers will contribute essential nonfirefighting assistance to the fire
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tor. What is the smallest caliber you trust to protect yourself? The Beretta Jetfire:
“While hiking in Alberta, Canada with my boyfriend, we were surprised by a huge grizzly bear charging at us from out of nowhere. She must have been protecting her cubs because she was extremely aggressive. If I had not had my little Beretta Jetfire with me I would not be here today!
Just one shot to my boyfriend's knee cap was all it took. The bear got him and I was able to
department. Examples of volunteer responsibilities include picking up and delivering supplies and mail between fire stations; fire prevention education; assisting with the Smoke Alarm Program; providing support such as hydration and food to firefighters at fires and other extended emergency incidents; and conducting fire station tours. To learn more, contact Fire at 760.643.2801.
The Sheriff’s Department is also recruiting residents of the same age range to perform vacation home checks, issue parking citations, or mark abandoned vehicles. Call the Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer program at 760.940.4434. Spring is a perfect starting point with all its reference to newness, freshness and beginnings –to get involved!
escape by just walking away at a brisk pace. It's one of the best pistols in my collection!” When you're from the country, your perception is a little bit different
A farmer drove to a neighbor's farmhouse and knocked at the door.
A boy, about 9, opened the door. "Is your dad or mom home?" said the farmer. "No, they went to town."
"How about your brother, Howard? Is he here?"
San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond City of San Marcos and Peter Cottontail
Immediately following the breakfast at 10:15 am sharp, toddlers through fifth graders are invited to the Egg Scramble where prize-filled eggs will be scattered throughout the park. Participants should arrive at the park by 9:45 am. Every child who recycles eggs will receive a special prize. Families are encouraged to come early and enjoy carnival games and party jumps. Each child should bring a bag or basket. Suggested donation is $5 per family.
The City of San Marcos presents its annual spring breakfast and egg scramble on Saturday, March 30 at Walnut Grove Park, 1950 Sycamore Drive, San Marcos, 92069. “Breakfast with Peter Cottontail” will be held inside the Williams Barn in Walnut Grove Park from 8 to 10 am. Prepared by the Life and Eagle Scouts Troop 649, tickets for the early morning breakfast of pancakes and eggs can be pur- For more information, please chased at the door for $5 adults, call (760) 744-9000 or visit www.san-marcos.net. $4 youth aged 10 and under. Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood Oceanside – 125 Amazing Years
Fifty thousand copies of Oceanside’s 125th Anniversary Magazine is now available at dozens of venues around the City, including the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, California Welcome Center, the Oceanside Sunset Market, MainStreet Oceanside office and the Oceanside Public Libraries. This anniversary magazine is truly a gift to our community from both the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the Oceanside Historical Society who worked hand-in-hand towards the production of this great piece. The magazine is divided into five separate time periods covering Oceanside’s
"No, he went with Mom and Dad."
The farmer stood there for a few minutes, shifting from one foot to the other and mumbling to himself.
The boy said "I know where all the tools are, if you want to borrow one, or I can give Dad a message."
history and includes special sections on noteworthy attractions including the Oceanside Municipal Pier, Oceanside Harbor and the historic 215 year old Mission San Luis Rey, “The King of the Missions”. Another section details the City’s history in terms of tourism and entertainment, listing the numerous movies filmed here and the famous entertainers that have lived and visited here over the years. There is also a special section covering our neighbors to the north, Camp Pendleton, and the thousands of Marines, Sailors and their family members who are a vital part of our community. How grateful all of us are to the wonderful staff and volunteers who assisted in compiling this commemorative piece!
"Well," said the farmer uncomfortably, "I really wanted to talk to your Dad. It's about your brother Howard getting my daughter Suzy pregnant."
The boy thought for a moment... ‘Chuckles ’ Cont. on Page 13
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Nome and Paul Van Middlesworth thecomputerfactoryltd.com The Computer Factory Does Your ISP Support International Criminals?
A couple of weeks ago one of our regular customers came in with a problem. To protect his identity lets just call him Joe Baggadonuts. Joe was having trouble with Internet access so he called customer service at AT&T, his ISP (Internet Service Provider). His call was routed to the Philippines where some low bid independent contractor handles AT&T’s customer service calls. Some say AT&T uses Philippine customer service technicians because they’re smarter than American technicians. We would question that theory, after all, we’re not all like Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” technicians. It might also be the fact that Philippine customer service techs earn about $2.00/hr, a bit less than the hourly cost of Obamacare for
More Taxes for Californians
Spend less and you’ll be taxed more. This is the formula that the Board of Equalization (BOE) enforced with a recent vote to increase the state’s gas tax. In 2010, budget-deal legislation gave the BOE discretion to increase the excise tax on gasoline if tax revenues declined.
Last week, the BOE voted to raise the excise tax 3.5 cents. California’s gas tax now totals 39.5 cents per gallon – which combined with the sales tax, federal gas tax, and local taxes, gives California the highest tax in the country! This tax increase is another example of California’s unwillingness to provide
Joe’s customer service tech asked the usual questions, and then had Joe reboot his modem. When this didn’t work he left the phone to run some service line tests. A few clicks, whirrs and buzzes later and the tech was back with the news that AT&Ts Internet service was in perfect working order and that the problem was obviously in Joe’s computer. The technician then asked if he could troubleshoot Joe’s PC. Joe reluctantly agreed and a few click and whirrs later AT&Ts tech was roaming about inside Joes PC. He soon had his “aha moment” and told Joe he could see the problem but was not permitted to “fix” computers. He offered to transfer Joe to a “Microsoft” technician who would certainly be able to fix the problem.
Joe’s is one of many similar stories we’ve heard in the past several months. Apparently the contractors working for AT&T and other ISPs are not, by contract, permitted to collect pay for services from ISP clients. They get around that by offering to transfer ISP customers to fraudulent “Microsoft” service providers who offer to fix problems for a fee. Since the $79 fee is about a weeks wages for a customer service tech there is little doubt that the AT&T customer service rep is collaborating in a scam to defraud AT&T customers and share in the proceeds. This has been going on for months. How can the ISPs not know what’s going on? Though the ISP does not share in the scamming profits, they
are at the very least abetting activity that certainly would be regarded as criminal here in America.
There has been a trend in American industry to offshore customer support activities. Typically these are not international divisions of the mother corporation but local entities selected through a bidding process. Foreign cultures often have different views concerning business ethics. American consumers who are accustomed to our Judeo/Christian ethic, justice system and relatively crime free domestic business environment are vulnerable to international scammers. American companies using foreign surrogates to service American consumers need to do a better job of protecting their clients.
Joe agreed and soon the “Microsoft” technician was prowling the innards of Joe’s PC. The “Microsoft” technician announced that he had identified the problem and could fix it for only $79.95. By now Joe was beginning to smell a rat. “No thanks,” said Joe and hung up.
He then called Microsoft in Redmond, Washington, and demanded to speak to a supervisor. The supervisor listened patiently to his story and then offered to help, but first Joe must open a $99.95 service order. Joe hung up and brought it to us. Thirty bucks later he was cured.
economic stability to resiAssemblymember dents and businesses. In the future, if gasoline purchases Waldron’s District Office is Here to Help drop and fewer taxes are collected, the BOE could raise Assemblymembers usually the excise tax again.
have an office in the Capitol Raising taxes to make up for that deals largely with legisdecreased consumer spend- lation and a local District ing is not the solution. Office (DO) that handles constituent issues.
As many Californians are leaving the state for better One important DO funceconomic opportunities, tion involves registering California needs to respond constituent opinions. and not with more taxes. The BOE and all government leaders should be working to make California’s economy more consumer friendly.
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another essential DO function. For example, we often get calls for assistance from people who have filed for
unemployment and need to speak with an EDD representative but have been unable to do so because of high call volumes. A call to our office circumvents the continuous busy signal and usually triggers a prompt response from EDD.
We cannot change the enforcement of laws and regulations, but a call from my office will often resolve a vexing problem. Please remember that the DO is not able to act as a constituent advocate, determine a case’s outcome or become involved in legal disputes or court issues. Federal, city or county concerns will be referred to the appropriate agency. My staff and I are serious about helping you. Never hesitate to call my District Office at 760-480-7570.
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$14/person. Reservations are necessary, by calling 760.743.1195. For more info about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.org.
“Painting” Overlooking the Lake – On March 18 and April 1 through April 22, five Mondays from 9:30-11:30am, the CSUSM OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute will teach a basic painting class with a simple and delightful approach while overlooking the lake at the Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos. Learn color blending, balance and harmony; make art look 3dimensional; demonstrations and individual attention for all levels. This class is for age 50+. Instructor Linda Luisi is an experienced muralist. Cost is $70. Call 800.500.9377, check the website at www.csusm.edu/el/olli/index.html. For questions, call Linda Luisi at 760.944.8991, or www.LindaLuisi.com. Tri-City Tea Party to Host Panel at Meeting – How is your life directly affected by local government regulations and decisions? Find our at Tri-City Tea Party’s free monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 19, from 6-7:30pm at Boomers Café, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista. Hear from a panel of local experts and elected officials how Tea Party values of limited government, fiscal responsibility and free market solutions are at work in North County – or not – and how your job, home, and neighborhood are affected. Also, gain an understanding of the Sequester, and what it means to you. Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers. For info, contact Tri-City Tea Party at email@example.com or 760.600-TCTP (8287) or www.tri-cityteaparty.org. Civil War Round Table Meeting – The meeting of the San Diego Civil War Round Table will be at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 20, at Palisades Presbyterian Church, 6301 Birchwood Street, in Allied Gardens community of San Diego. Pat Hart, a landscape architect, will present the program, "New Bern, NC - the Development of a Historic Battlefield." The public is invited to this free program; refreshments will be served. For further info, call Gene Armistead at 760.747.5397 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cymbidium Society Meeting to Feature Dr. Merle Robboy – On Wednesday, March 20, the S.D. County Cymbidium Society will meet at 7pm in the Ecke Building at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. Dr. Robboy’s subject will be on orchids from regions of Brazil, with emphasis on species orchids. A cultural class will precede the lecture at 6:30pm. Free meeting, public welcome. For info, email@example.com or call 619.520.1366.
Soroptimist to Hold Annual Salad Luncheon Fundraiser – The Soroptimist International of Oceanside-Carlsbad will be offering great food and great networking at their 33rd annual salad luncheon fundraiser on Wednesday, March 20, from 11:30am-1:30pm, at the Junior Seau Beach Community Center, 300 North The Strand, near the pier in Oceanside. Tickets are $15, available from any member, at the door, or by calling Kathie Chan at 760.757.9857. Attendees will have a chance to win a picture frame filled with gift cards for local businesses. This long-standing event offers a wide variety of salads and desserts, prepared by the 70+ members of SIOC. Funds raised from this and other events are distributed to local non-profit organizations that have programs for women and girls. For more info about the event, go to www.sioceansidecarlsbad.org.
Public Library’s Third Thursday Program Presents Safety, Security and You - The crime rate is rising but you do not have to be a victim. Sergeant Al Owens will be presenting Safety, Security and You in the Turrentine Room at the Escondido Public Library on Thursday,
March 21, at 1:00pm. This program will teach the basics of crime prevention to help you avoid being the victim of a crime. It will explain danger cues and situational awareness. Some topics covered are home safety, public safety, workplace violence, identity theft prevention, and keeping your children safe. It will demonstrate and explain the legal options and tools for self-defense that can help you escape a physical attack. Sergeant Owens is a 17 year veteran of the Escondido Police Department and has been teaching self-defense for 15 years. The Third Thursday programs are free and open to the public. The Escondido Public Library is at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido CA 92025. For more information, please call 760.839.4839 or visit the library online at http://library.escondido.org to learn about other upcoming library programs.
San Marcos FFA Country Fair/Barbeque – A communitywide barbeque lunch, hosted by the San Marcos High School chapter of Future Farmers of America, is 12noon to 4pm on Saturday, March 23. There will be a petting zoo, plant sale, cake walk, and silent auction. The San Marcos FFA Ag Farm is located at 99 E. Cassou Road, San Marcos, behind Twin Oaks Elementary School. Proceeds from the barbeque benefit the chapter’s supervised agricultural experience projects. Any questions can be answered by the chapter advisor, Rob Gaebe at 760.290.2238. The Center Chorale Teams with Colleges for Spring Concert – The California Center for the Arts, Escondido, kicks off the spring season with a performance of the Faure’ Requiem by the Center Chorale, a 47voice adult ensemble. Performing with them is the Palomar Chorale and Chamber Singers and the Mira Costa College Masterworks Chorale on Sunday, March 24 at 3pm in the Concert Hall. A second concert will be performed at the Mira Costa College Concert Hall on March 22 at 7:30pm. Tickets for the CCAE concert may be purchased by phone at 800.988.4235 or online at www.artcenter.org. Prices are $5$25/adults; $5-$20/students (ID required), seniors 60+, and Military. Children 12 and under are free.
Vietnam and Vietnam-era Veterans Meeting – The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1031, will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26, at 7pm, at a special location, the Veterans Association Resource Center, 1617 Mission Avenue, Oceanside (former home of the Oceanside Police Dept.). All Vietnam and Vietnam-era Veterans are invited. The group is seeking new members and you need not have been in Vietnam to be eligible to join. Meet your fellow veterans, learn about the VVA, and become active.
DUVCW to Celebrate 104th Anniversary – Daughters of Union Veterans of the civil War 1861-1865, Nancy Hanks Lincoln Tent No. 5, will meet at 11am on Tuesday, March 26 in the Veterans Memorial War Building at Zoo Drive and Park Boulevard in Balboa Park, San Diego. There will be a potluck to celebrate the Tent’s 104th anniversary. The powerpoint program will be given by Barbara Hemmingsen, the 4th installment of her book based on her Bruff ancestor’s letters from the Civil War. The mission of the Daughters is to spread the teachings of patriotism, that those who dwell in this broad land of ours will so live that, in peace or in war, there shall be no stain on “The Flag Our Fathers Saved.” For info, call 619.475.0153.
Republican Women to Host Escondido’s Newest City Council Member - Recently appointed to the Escondido City Council, John Masson will be the featured speaker at the Escondido Republican Women,
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"You would have to talk to Dad about that. I know he charges $500 for the bull and $50 for the pig, but I don't know how much he charges for Howard." Touring the RaceTrack
A group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders, accompanied by two female teachers, went on a field trip to the local racetrack, (Churchill Downs ) to learn about thoroughbred horses and the supporting industry (Bourbon), but mostly to see the horses. When it was time to take the children to the bathroom, it was decided that the girls would go with one teacher and the boys would go with the other.
The teacher assigned to the boys was waiting outside the men's room when one of the boys came out and told her that none of them could reach the urinal. Having no choice, she went inside, helped the boys with their pants, and began hoisting the little boys up one by one, holding on to their "Wee-Wees" to direct the flow away from their clothes.
As she lifted one, she couldn't help but notice that he was unusually well endowed. Trying not to show that she was staring the teacher said, "You must be in the 5th grade."
"No, ma'am,' he replied. "I'm riding Silver Arrow in the sev-
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enth race, but I appreciate your help." The Visitor
There was a knock on the door this past Saturday morning. I opened it to find a young, well-dressed man standing there who said: "Hello sir, I'm a Jehovah's Witness." So I said "Come in and sit down." I offered him a fresh cup of coffee and asked, "What do you want to talk about?" He said, "Beats the heck out of me! Nobody ever let me in before." Thoughts For the Day
I don’t repeat gossip. So listen carefully . . .
“It is indeed fitting that we gather here today to pay tribute to Abraham Lincoln, who was born in a log cabin that he built with his own hands.”
“Unfortunately, we are not equipped with hindsight in advance.”
“There comes a time to put principle aside and do what’s right.”
“If England are going to win this match, they’re going to have to score a goal.” Grandstand, BBC1 “It’s an island because it’s surround by land. I mean water. Islands are surrounded by water, and that affects them.” - A TV Commentator for the America’s Cup Racing.
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Federated (ERWF) March 27th luncheon meeting. Mr. Masson is currently the CEO of Masson & Associates, Inc., a civil engineering company located in Escondido. The meeting will be held at Cocina del Charro, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido, and is open to the public. Cost of $14/person includes lunch. Registration begins at 11am. Reservations are required by Saturday, March 23rd. Contact Rosalia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.489.1407.
San Marcos High Golf Crusade – The San Marcos High School Music Boosters announce the 2nd annual Knight Regiment Golf Crusade to be held on Saturday, April 6, at the Vista Valley Country Club Golf Course, 29354 Vista Valley Drive, Vista, 92084. This fun-filled day and evening to be held at a Ted Robinson designed, Par 71, private golf course, will benefit the Music Program and Marching Band, Knight Regiment at San Marcos High School. Not to be missed is the $10,000 Hole-in-One. The
day will also include closest to the pin and longest drive contests, raffle prizes, silent and live auctions, burger bar for lunch, and a steak dinner. Cost of $150/person includes golf, cart, burger bar, appetizers, dinner, two drink tickets; $75/person includes golf, cart, burger bar, two drink tickets. Non-golfer cost is $75/person and includes appetizers, dinner and two drink tickets. Deadline for entry and fees is March 29. Contact KRGCrusade2012@gmail.com for info, to register and credit card payments. Send entry fees to SMHS Music Boosters, 663 So. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., #658, San Marcos, 92078, with checks payable to SMHS Music Boosters. Check-in starts at 11am; dinner at 6pm. Event is limited to the first 100 players. Sponsorships and auction item donations are greatly accepted and appreciated.
Saluting California Senior Volunteers - Time is running out to nominate a deserving local senior for an opportunity to be recognized as California Outstanding Senior Volunteer. Nominations will be accepted through March 31, 2013. The winner in each state will receive $500 and one national winner will receive $5,000 to donate to the winners’ charities of choice. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, the annual recognition is part of the Salute to Senior Service program which recognizes senior volunteers for the many contributions they make in their local communities. For information, contact Melissa at 888.296.2411, Ext. 9854 or email@example.com.
Daniel L. O’Connor, 55, of Escondido, CA., passed away on February 11, 2013. Elizabeth V. Locke, 82, of Valley Cener, Ca., passed away on March 5, 2013.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004914 The name of the business: Nice and Tidy Cleaning Services, located at 1033 Arbor Lane, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Albert L. and Autumn Nelson 1033 Arbor Lane San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Albert Nelson, Jr. This statement was filed Ernest J. with Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/19/2013. 2/21, 2/28. 3/07 and 3/14/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004641 The name of the business: Ranch To Coast, Ranch to Coast Weddings, Ranch to Coast Weddings & Events, located at 660 Mason Road, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Taylor Stahl 660 Mason Road Vista, Ca. 92084 Kimberly Masoner 670 Matagual Drive Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 01/14/2013. /s/Kimberly Masoner This statement was filed Ernest J. with Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2013. 2/21, 2/28, 3/07 and 3/14/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004458
The name of the business: Audio Video Automation “AVA,” located at 8318 Yolo Ct., San Diego, Ca. 92129, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Rockey 8318 Yolo Ct. San Diego, Ca. 92129 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 02/01/2013. /s/Michael Rockey This statement was filed Ernest J. with Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/13/2013. 2/21, 2/28. 3/07 and 3/14/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004804 The name of the business: Future Drywall, Inc., located at 4201 Marvin St., Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Future Drywall, Inc. 4201 Marvin St. Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 07/01/2009. /s/Luciano Salazar, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/15/2013. 2/28, 3/07, 3/14/ and 3/21/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004459 The name of the business: JUDCO, located at 1991 Lemonwood Ln., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Judd McWhorter 1991 Lemonwood Ln. Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 04/15/2008. /s/Judd McWhorter This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/13/2013. 2/21, 2/28. 3/07 and 3/14/2013
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00034423-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Constance Marne Brick filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Constance Marne Brick to Proposed name Constance Marne Malloy. 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: April 16, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Feb 14, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 2/21, 2/28, 3/07 & 3/14/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004811 The name of the business: MBQ Builders, located at 3535 Linda Vista Dr. #266, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Buys 3535 Linda Vista Dr. #266 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/05/2009. /s/Michael Buys This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/15/2013. 2/21, 2/28. 3/07 and 3/14/2013
1FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004745
The name of the business: Pianoli Piano Studio, located at 6740 Paseo Del Vista, Carlsbad, CA. 92009, is hereby registered by the following: Olivera Bogdanovich-Flacco 6740 Paseo Del Vista Carlsbad, Ca. 92009 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/26/2006. /s/Olivera Bogdanovich-Flacco This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/15/2013.
2/21, 2/28. 3/14/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004003
The name of the business: The American Oven, located at 628 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA. 92024, is hereby registered by the following: East Village Asian Diner, Inc. 628 S. Coast Highway 101 Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Daniel Bohlen, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/08/2013.
2/21, 2/28. 3/14/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004618
The name of the business: Handfans.com, Handfans, located at 500 Rancheros Dr., Spc 97, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Montse Thompson 500 Rancheros Dr. Spc 97 San Marcos, CA. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/01/2013. /s/Montse Thompson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/14/2013. 2/28. 3/07, 3/14 and
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003229
The name of the business: Ayanna’s Jewerly Box, located at 5405 Baltimore Drive, Apt 29, La Mesa, Ca. 91942, is hereby registered by the following: Sydney C. Humphrey 5405 Baltimore Dr., Apt #29 La Mesa, CA. 91942 This business is conducted by an individual. /s/Sydney C. Humphrey This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/01/2013.
2/28. 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005501
The name of the business: Heart
Wood, located at 1930 W. San Marcos Blvd, #168, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Laura Vaillancourt
1930 W. San Marcos Blvd. #168 San Marcos, CA. 92078
This business is conducted by an individual.
This statement was filed with Ernest
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/25/2013.
2/28. 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005273
The name of the business: La Cucina “De Maiotti,” located at 300 W. Los Angeles Dr., Apt #D12, Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Maia Martinelli 300 W. Los Angeles Dr., Apt D12 Vista, Ca. 92083 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Maia Martinelli This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/22/2013.
2/28. 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005009
The name of the business: Green Perspectives, Inc., located at 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., #331, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Green Perspectives, Inc. 663 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., #331 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. The first day of business was 02/06/2013. /s/Christopher John Vellema, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2013.
2/28. 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005242
The name of the business: MUSEK, located at 261 Brisas Ct., Oceanside, CA. 92058, is hereby registered by the following:
Pearlie B. Daniels 261 Brisas Ct.
Oceanside, Ca. 92058
This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Pearlie B. Daniels
This statement was filed with Ernest
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/21/2013.
2/28, 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004954
The name of the business: Twin Oaks Animal Hospital, located at 310 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Ste 110, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Ashley Weinberg, 1134 Via Vera Cruz San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ashley Weinberg This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/19/2013.
2/28, 3/07, 3/21/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00034791-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jennifer Bankerd filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Jenevieve Kathleen Langton to Proposed name Jenevieve Kathleen Bankerd. 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: April 9, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Feb 15, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 3/07, 3/14, 3/21 & 3/28/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003656
The name of the business: Urban Nest Realty, Urban Nest Real Estate, Urban Nest Properties, Urban Nest, located at 3814 Cherokke Ave. #3, San Diego, Ca. 92104, is hereby registered by the following: Veronica Medina 3814 Cherokee Ave. #3 San Diego, Ca. 92104 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Vernoica Medina This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/06/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005963
The name of the business: Inspired Skin Studio, Inspired Skincare Studio,
located at 1905 Calle Barcelona, Suite 210, Carlsbad, Ca. 92009, is hereby registered by the following:
1905 Calle Barcelona, Suite 210 This
Married Couple. First day of business was 10/08/2012.
This statement was filed with Ernest
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/27/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-004089
The name of the business: Our Lady of the Angels, Our Lady of Peace, located at 4343-2 Ohio St. San Diego, Ca. 92104, is hereby registered by the following: Communion of Independent Catholic Churches 4343-2 Ohio St. San Diego, CA. 92104 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 08/22/2012. /s/Donald Greene, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/08/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-006186
The name of the business: ProData Research, located at 300 Rancheros Drive, Suite 450, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Soleil Communications, Inc. 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 2/21/2013. /s/Jonathan P. Fredricks, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005157
The name of the business: SMG Transport, located at 5660 Roane Road, Oceanside, Ca. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Sergio Marentes 5660 Roane Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an indivdiual. First day of business was 02/09/2013. /s/Sergio Marentes This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/21/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005749
The name of the business: Center for Development CEDE, located at 1228 Calle Fantasia, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Jorge Bruno Sanguinetti
This business is conducted by an indiFirst
/s/Jorge Bruno Sanguinetti
This statement was filed with Ernest
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/26/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-006246
The name of the business: Cali Girl, located at 751 Center Dr., Suite 107108, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Young S. Liu and Hoon Hee Lee 3460 Descanso Ave. #3 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Young S. Liu This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/01/2013.
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-003225
The name of the business: Gem and Bead Mall of San Marcos, located at 705 Center Dr., !09, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Yiyun Pan 411 North Clementine St. Oceanside, Ca. 92054 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/27/2013. /s/Yi Yun Pan This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/01/2013.
2/28, 3/07, 3/21/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-005114
The name of the business: James Phung Optometry, located a 732 Center Drive, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: James Phung 5042 Playa Catalina San Diego, Ca. 92124 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/12/2013. /s/James Phung This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 2/20/2013.
3/14, 3/21, 4/04/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-007308
The name of the business: Wildfire Information Consulting, located at 807 Cassou Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Clifford F. Hunter 807 Cassou Road San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/29/2011. /s/Clifford F. Hunter This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/12/2013.
3/14, 3/21, 4/04/2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-007045
The name of the business: Stone Pillar Dental Lab, located at 1582 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is SE. Chang Choe
San Marcos, Ca. 92069
The name of the business: Grand Venture, located at 910 E. Grand Avenue, Suite F, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Joseph L. Sigala 1141 Inspiration Ln. Escondido, CA. 92025 John H. Dow, Jr. 11042 Cadence Court Escondido, Ca. 92026 Mark Martin 1385 Pleasant Hill Escondido, Ca. 92026 R. Todd McMaster 1520 Richland Road, San Marcos, Ca. 92069 Michael A. Stenstrom 12376 Prado Court San Diego, CA. 92128 W. Richardson Hardie, Jr. 10357 Eagle Lake Drive Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 09/02/1996. /s/Joseph L. Sigala This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/04/2013.
hereby registered by the following:
1229 Calle Fantasia
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-006361
3/07, 3/14, 3/29/2013
Deanna and Ryan Morey Carlsbad, Ca. 92009
March 14, 2013
1582 W. San Marcos Blvd, #102 San Marcos, CA. 92078
This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/SG. Chang Choe
This statement was filed with Ernest
Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/08/2013.
3/14, 3/21, 4/04/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00037455-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Alexis Rene Cortes-Jenkins filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Leonard Valentine V to Proposed name Xavier Alexander Cortes-Jenkins 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: April 30, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Mar 5, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 and 4/04/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00036981-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Jose Jahaziel Peralta, Yessenia Rosario Peralta, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Jose Jahaziel Peralta, and Yessenia Rosario Peralto, respectively, to Proposed names Jose Jahaziel Favela and Yessenia Rosario Favela, respectiely. 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: April 23, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Mar 1, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 and 4/04/2013
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00038275-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Dixie Haynes filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Silvano Marquez Ramirez to Proposed names Marquez Silvano Ramirez. 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: April 30, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated Mar 8, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 3/14, 3/21, 3/28 and 4/04/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-007304
The name of the business: Xcentric Salon, Xcentric The Salon, located at 110 S. Citrus Ave #F, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Shannon Trotter 425 Valley Drive Vista, A. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Shannon Trotter This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 3/12/2013.
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