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by lyle e davis As this Veteran’s Day of 2012 approaches (next Sunday) - let us look back at the past and remember those who went before us. The year is 1942. A major magazine, LIFE, did a feature on
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The Flying Tigers. We reproduce some of that story here, and tip our hats to those who flew . . . many of our readers weren’t even born when these battles took place. To those we say, read, learn, and remember the debt we all owe: ••••• One shining hope has
emerged from three catastrophic months of war. That is the American Volunteer Group of fighter pilots, the so-called "Flying Tigers" of Burma and southeast China who paint the jaws of a shark on their Curtiss P-40's (above). Outnumbered often
ten to one, they have so far shot down about 300 Jap planes, killed perhaps 800 Jap airmen. They have violently wrenched from the Jap Air Force control of the skies over Burma and southeast China. They have conclusively proved what was once only
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Page 2 - November 8, 2012 Flying Tigers’ Cont. from Page 1 a Yankee belief: that one American flier is equal to two or three Japs. "Give me," said U.S. Lieutenant General Brett in Australia last week, "100 fighters to 200 Japs and I'll lick them every time. I am not disparaging the Japs. They are good fighters." On the following pages LIFE presents the first full-length portrait of the Flying Tigers in action, taken by LIFE Photographer George Rodger before Jap ground forces seized the A.V.G. base at Rangoon. The hundred or so young men of then Flying Tigers have several tremendous assets: 1) they have had up to six years of military flying and they have an instinctive feel for what their machines will do; 2) they have been blooded in the air and 3) they are always looking for a fight. The result was bound to be something extremely painful to anybody who ran into them. On their first meeting, they actually lost four planes
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This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! NAIR
My wife found out that our dog (a Schnauzer) could hardly hear, so she took it to the veterinarian. The vet found that the problem was hair in the dog's ears. He cleaned both ears, and the dog could
A.V.G. services and repairs its planes at an advanced airfield in Burma. Their American ingenuity at patching up their battered planes with hand tools and old material is one reaThe American son for their continVolunteer Group was ued practical success recruited from U.S. over the Japs. On Army, Navy and the alert every dayMarine fliers a year ago, light hour, these under hush-hush circumstances to avoid Pilots on duty wait for call in pilot tent on edge of pilots make exceloffending the Japs. Its field. In foreground is Tom Cole of Missouri who lent fighting teams, was killed soon after. He had parachuted but every man pretty job was to help China Japs machine-gunned him in the air. One of his much his own masfight. Pay was $600 a promised, "Those yellow so-and-so's had ter, for every man is month with a $500 friends better write themselves off all the way down squadron-leader bonus for every Jap now." This was the same day's work in which Kuykendall (right) got a scratch. material of the highplane shot down. The est type. Perhaps men, who had been promised no loss of rank in fighters do not talk ideolo- half a dozen have lost their the U.S. Armed Forces, began gies, though they are all edu- lives in combat. The factual arriving in the Far East last cated men. They do not dis- story of their skill, courage summer, registered as cuss why they are fighting. and fighting spirit has swept tourists, acrobats, artists. They are having a good time Free China with the knowlThey were trained and organ- and a highly dangerous one, edge of what America's joinized by China's crack but Dave Hill wants to be a ing the war means. But their American Air Chief, Colonel rancher, Layher wants to highest compliment came in a Claire Chennault. When war practice law and Ed Rector Tokyo broadcast that combroke out Dec. 7, they were wants to grow tobacco in the plained that the A.V.G. was hills. In effect, the Japs interjust about set. fere with those programs and ’Flying Tigers’ These great American air must be eliminated. Cont. on Page 3 to the Japs' six. On the second historic meeting, on Christmas Day, they mowed down 20 out of 78 Japs with a loss of zero. The holocaust was on.
then hear fine. The vet then proceeded to tell Andrea that, if she wanted to keep this from recurring, she should go to the store and get some "Nair" hair remover and rub it in the dog's ears once a month. Andrea went to the store and bought some "Nair" hair remover At the register, the pharmacist told her, "If you're going to use this under your arms, don't use deodorant for a few days." Andrea said, "I'm not using it under my arms."
One said to the other: "My 78th birthday was yesterday. Wife gave me an SUV".
The pharmacist said, "If you're using it on your legs, don't use body lotion for a couple of days."
Other guy: "Wow, that's amazing! Imagine, an SUV! What a great gift!"
Andrea replied, "I'm not using it on my legs either. If you must know, I'm using it on my Schnauzer." The pharmacist said, "Well, stay off your bicycle for about a week." ••••• Two Old Guys Talking . . .
First guy: "Yup. Socks, Underwear and Viagra!" ••••• Many of us 'Old Folks' (over 40) are quite confused today about how we should present ourselves. Feeling 'young', we try to conform to current fashions and present a youthful image. Contrary to what you may have seen on the streets, the following combinations DO
NOT go together and should be avoided: 1. A nose ring and bifocals 2.. Spiked hair and bald spots 3. A pierced tongue and dentures 4. Miniskirts and support ‘Chuckles’ Cont. on Page 14
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‘Flying Tigers’’ Cont. from Page 2 not using orthodox tactics. Results in the A.V.G. are measured in terms of smashed Jap planes and dead Jap crews. Some A.V.G. results are shown on these pages. The
A.V.G. is usually fighting defensive air actions - i.e., breaking up Jap bomber formations protected by Jap fighters. These Jap fighters are not quite as fast as the American Tomahawks but they climb and maneuver better. Oddly enough, Jap bombers are faster than fighters and the only way the Americans can get them is to gain altitude and gather extra speed diving on them.
After the flight, Pilot Hill (left) talks it over with his armorer, Jim Musick, by the telephone in the pilot tent. There were three raids this day, Jan. 23. In first Jap attack of 30 planes, 16 were shot down. Even in China, the A.V.G. boys get American steak, ham and eggs, pie, hot and cold running water, see very ancient American movies. Most wear shoulder holsters.
Squadron Leader John V. Newkirk, 28, of Scarsdale, N.Y., went to New York Cathedral Choir School, was Eagle Scout, Time, Inc. office boy, graduate of Rensselear Polytechnic. he trained as Navy flier at Pensacola, Fla., married Lansing, Mich., girl.
The unoriginal Japs are, for the most part, flying American planes. Their bombers are home-made copies of ours, with modifications which are not always improvements. Their engines are duplicates of U.S. designs made in Japan under U.S.
Pilot Robert Layher, 26, of Otis, Colo., is son of village mailman, graduate of Colorado University and had finished one year of law when he joined the Naval Air Service to become bomber pilot. He married a Colorado University coed last September.
patent license. A special Jap touch to aviation is that of officers fly and die with their samurai swords. Chiang Kaishek, A.V.G.'s boss, told these Americans: "Each of you has proved a match for 30 or
Flight Leader David Lee Hill, 26, of Hunt, Texas, is son of Texas Ranger chaplain. At Texas A&M, he was in the cavalry. Graduating from Austin College in 1938, he joined the Naval Air Service, served aboard Saratoga and Ranger.
Pilot Frank Lindsay Lawlor, 27, born at Winston-Salem, N.C., graduated from North Carolina University, was rejected once for Navy Air Corps, stuffed with bananas and made it. He flew aboard Saratoga, has a wife and ten-month-oldson, Lindsay.
more of the enemy. I hope to celebrate with you in Tokyo." A.V.G. PILOTS REPAIR
Pilot William Evart Bartling, 27, of Middletown, Ind., son of contractor, graduated from Purdue in 1938, worked with Carnegie Steel Co., entered U.S. Navy in 1940, was crack dive bomber on the Wasp. Two brothers are Ford engineers.
Pilot Henry M. Geselbracht Jr., 25, of St. Louis, was Beta Theta Pi at Washington University and U.C.L.A., graduated in 1939, flew at Long Beach and Pensacola and for movie Dive Bomber. He first rode in plane at 16 at Chicago World's Fair.
Flying Tiger plane is repaired and serviced by Armorers Hanley (left) and Musick, under trees. These Tomahawks are more durable than Jap planes, taking beating well.
Squadron Leader James H. Howard, 29, Haverford School, Pomona College (1937), was born in China, captured by Chinese bandits at 12 with his eminent doctor-father, Jim escaped. He was dive bomber on Enterprise. He speaks Chinese.
Flight Leader Edward F. Rector, 25, from a mountain farm outside Marshall, N.C., likes to grow tobacco and corn, went to Catawba College, learned to fly with the U.S. Navy. A quiet, hardworking country boy, he is well-liked by everybody.
Flight Leader Noel Richard Bacon, 24, is son of lady mayor of little Randalia, Iowa. He was Boy Scout, played basketball and clarinet, went to Iowa Teachers College, became Navy flier at Pensacola. Like most of others, he is unmarried.
THEIR P-40'S HIDDEN UNDER MANGO TREES IN BURMA We have now met some of the pilots and flight leaders . . but they were only one part of the team. ‘Flying Tigers’ Cont. on Page 6
Page 4 - November 8, 2012 Election Results as of Press Time Tuesday Evening Escondido City Council Olga Diaz WINS Mike Marasco WINS Escondido City Treasurer Ken Hugins WINS San Marcos City Council Rebecca Jones WINS Sharon Jenkins - Undecided Oceanside Mayor: Jim Wood WINS Oceanside City Council: Esther Sanchez WINS Jack Feller WINS Carlsbad City Council Keith Blackburn WINS San Diego Mayor Carl DeMaio LEADING Supervisors, District 3: Steve Danon LEADING PROPOSITIONS Prop 30 No WINS Prop. 31 Yes LOSING Prop. 32 Yes WINS Prop. 33 Yes WINNING Prop 34 No WINS Prop. 35 Yes WINS Prop 36 Yes WINS Prop. 37 No WINS Prop 39 Yes WINS Prop. 40 Yes WINS Carlsbad Prop A Yes WINS Escondido Prop N Yes WINS
Local News Escondido Prop. P Yes WINNING MiraCosta College Prop. EE Undecided Tri-City Hospital Board Undecided Ramona Finnila Julie Nygaard Wayne Lingenfelter Steve Gronke Mira Costa Community College Jacqueline Simon WINS Palomar Community College Board Nancy Chadwick WINS Others Undecided Rose Marie Dishman Escondido Union School District Board of Education Paulette Donnellon WINS District 3 Jose Fragozo WINS District 1 Vallecitos Water District Board Seats Hal Martin WINS Division 5 Betty Evans WINS Division 1 San Marcos Unified School District Janet McLean WINS Randy Walton WINS Jay Petrek WINS Palomar Health District Nancy Bassett - Undecided Linda Greer WINS Jeff Griffith WINS
‘Local News’ Cont. on Page 5 seafood. You name it. Staff. Well trained, efficient, helpful. The Road Show. These are the vendors that come in and give away free food. One can have a free lunch and/or dinner if one plans his tours of Costco properly. And you don't even have to wear a bib. I do, however, always dress for dinner. Usually shorts, sandals, polo shirt and a big smile. Reasons I hate shopping at Costco.
Man About Town I love shopping at Costco. And I hate shopping at Costco. First, reasons I love shopping at Costco. Prices. Lots of items at very good prices. Variety. Wide variety. Hard goods, produce, meats,
The requirement to buy two, or three, or four, or six of something . . . when all you need is one. Today, for example, I wanted to pick up mouthwash. You can only buy mouthwash in a two-bottle pack. That's enough to give a battalion of Marines kissy-sweet and fresh breath for a month. I wanted to pick up bags of those inexpensive, throwaway razors. Costco doesn't stock 'em. Only the package of six for $21. Don't want 'em. Want my 'el cheapos.'
An Open Letter to the Mayor and City Council of Escondido Dear Mayor Abed Council Members:
My name is Ken Myers. I know many of you from my involvement with Rotary and other service organizations in Escondido. I’m writing because I’m concerned with the circumstances of Chief Jim Maher’s removal from office. He told me directly that he was forced to retire, and I have it through second hand information that it is the consequence of friction with the City Manager. This is where my problem lies: I’m a retired Marine Corps Colonel. I’ve ordered investigations; as an officer I conducted investigations, and it is clear to me how investigations are conducted. When the Chief was suspended “to protect him” because he reported possible misconduct, I was skeptical. I had never heard of such a bizarre procedure. The citizens of the city Shave twice/three times, throw 'em away. Not at Costco. Have to go to CVS to get them. Wanted to get ONE bottle of Margarita mix. Nope. Have to buy a two-pack. One bottle would last me a year. Two bottles would last me (checking my computer's calculator) . . . .um, two years. Changing of specials. A month ago I found a delightful pack of sliced, smoked salmon. Perfect for fixing up lox and bagels. A nice toasted bagel, with cream cheese, a slab of lox (salmon), a slice of onion, capers . . . makes for a nice breakfast or mid-day snack. Went back today planning on buying two or three packs of these delicious, smoked salmon. No longer in stock. Speaking of bagels . . . I want to buy one bag of bagels. Nope. You have to buy two. I told the checker I only wanted one bag. "Okay," he says, "but I have to charge you for two." So I got two . . . and they last forever. (See indepth calculations for length of use under "Margaritas"
were told it could not be discussed because the investigation dealt with personnel issues. While skeptical, I trusted the integrity of city officials. Now I know the Chief was forced to retire. That had nothing to do with the investigation into alleged misconduct. The City Manager and possibly others combined the two issues to obscure the real reason. He and the Mayor seemingly deceived the citizens, refusing to discuss the real reason for the Chief’s suspension by concealing that deception behind the claim it would interfere with the investigation. We now see that the suspension was a pretext to remove the Chief from office. It looks to me like the citizens of the city were knowingly, willfully, and intentionally deceived. I’m still inclined to have confidence in the integrity of city officials, but need to have that faith restored. Would you please explain to me why my conclusion is not correct? Thank you, Ken Myers above). A little thing like frozen fruit bars . . . no longer stocked. A nice munchie at night . . . or mid-afternoon. We wound up getting a box of fudgcicles and a box of ice cream sandwiches. We have high hopes that Costco will not discontinue these. After all, they are nutritious, healthful, no fat and no calories, and no sugar. At least, that's what I told Evelyn. So often you find great products at Costco, you get used to it, look forward to buying more, only to have Costco stop stocking it. I would lead a revolution to try and persuade Costco to change its ways . . . but I am older now . . . and tire more easily. My days of leading revolutions are behind me. I shall simply grin and bear it. And eat twice as many samples. That'll fix their wagon. ‘Man About Town’ Cont. on Page 10
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‘Local News’ Cont. from Page 4 President
Barack Obama WINS
49th Congressional District Darrell Issa WINS 50th Congressional District Duncan D. Hunter WINS 51st Congressional District Juan Vargas WINS 52nd Congressional District Brian Bilbray WINS 53rd Congressional District Susan Davis WINS Senator Diane Feinstin WINS State Senate - 39th Marty Block WINS 75th Assembly District Marie Waldron WINS 76th District Rocky Chavez WINS 77th District Brian Maienschein WINS
Bruno’s, Famed San Marcos Eatery, Closes Area residents were saddened to learn that Bruno’s Italian Restaurant, a popular fixture on San Marcos’ Restaurant Row since 1981, closed suddenly last week. Its daily buffet was a favorite
among older diners. The whole restaurant atmosphere lent itself well to family gatherings, birthdays, anniversaries and corporate events. Fabio Fanelli, son of owners Bruno and Maria Fanelli, said the restaurant’s last night serving the public was Oct. 25. “We’d love to tell our customers, ‘Thank you for your support, from the bottom of our hearts,’” Fabio Fanelli added. Amgen Tour of California hosted by Escondido? November 13th is the day Escondido officials say they expect to find out whether the city will host the nation's largest bicycle race in May. Up to $475,000 has been budgeted to attract the honor of being the starting line “host” city for the annual Amgen Tour of California, which came to Escondido in 2009 but hasn't returned since. In 2009, an estimated 40,000 people packed Grand
Avenue near the finish line, and an estimated 300,000 spectators watched at least part of the Escondido stage, which stretched from Rancho Bernardo to Palomar Mountain. Both city officials and the business community are supportive of the event and have fingers crossed for a favorable decision. North County Crime Blotter CARLSBAD: A wallet and phone were stolen from a 1995 Ford Ranger parked on Carlsbad Village Drive across from the Hilton hotel, a caller reported at 4:42 p.m. Oct. 28. CARLSBAD: Two bicycles were stolen from a locked garage in the 900 block of Laguna Drive, states a report taken at 7:52 p.m. Oct. 27. The thief apparently wrote “I took your bicycles” on a dry-erase board in the garage, the report states.
Letters to the Editor Chief Maher’s “Retirement” With the retirement of Police Chief Jim Maher in December we stand at the threshold of the close of an era. Maher’s tenure as Chief caps off his 32 years in Escondido police service and exemplifies law enforcement at it’s finest. Since the 1970s, when Mike Stein became Chief, Escondido’s Police Department has been managed by “Home Grown” Chiefs hired, trained and promoted locally from within ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 10
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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: firstname.lastname@example.org New Kiwanis Club Chartered in North County The new Blue Wave Kiwanis Club was chartered recently in Carlsbad. Immediate Past Governor of CaliforniaNevada-Hawaii District, Richard Olmstead, presented the charter. The banner, flag, bell and gavel were presented by past District Governor Roy Talley of the Thousand Oaks Club. New Club Builder Dave Schmitt (Hidden Valley Club, Escondido) and past Lt.
Painters Needed for Shelter Murals The Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter is opening in mid-November. Volunteers have painted the walls and beds. The next step is to provide a peaceful environment for sleep and rest. If you are interested in painting at the shelter, the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery has design/paint work days set for Friday, November 9, and Wednesday, November 14. The theme is "Mandala" and is inspired by local author and healer Wendy Hammarstrom's book "Circles of Healing." If you would like to help, reply to email@example.com or at the Gallery at 262 E. Grand Ave. Bring brushes if you have them. The shelter is located at 550 W. Washington Ave.
Governors Warren Sargent (Rancho Bernardo) and Cathy Kerley (Fallbrook) presented members with charter club pins and certificates. Current Lt. Governor Tim Cunning (Hidden Valley Club, Escondido) installed the club officers (see photo): President Jim Jones (far right); President-Elect Maria Rocha (center-front); Vice President Robert Gleisberg (center-rear); Secretary Nancy Hammonds (second from right); and Treasurer Gail Malin (first from right). In addition, representatives of the 17 other Kiwanis Clubs in North San Diego County attended and brought gifts for
the silent auction. The new club has already started community service helping the Ivey Ranch, Brother Benos and Milestone House, in addition to the Kiwanis Eliminate Project, the worldwide project to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus throughout the world. Blue Wave Kiwanis meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7pm at the Ivey Ranch Clubhouse in Oceanside. For information on membership, contact Jim Jones at 760.433.8399 or visit the division’s website at www.div37.org/div37clubs.
Art Museum to Feature Lecturer Gregorio Luke – On Saturday, November 10, you are invited to the Museum at the Center for the Arts, Escondido, for the exhibit Raul Anguiano, Muralism and Mexican Art by Gregoiro Luke, International Art Lecturer. The address is 340 No. Escondido Blvd., and the program and reception will be from 5:30-7:30pm. Members are free; non-members are $10; Museum entrance and brochure included. There will be a special sale of six original artworks by Anguiano, including oil paintings, lithographs and pastels. Wines provided by l.A.Cetto, Baja, California. To RSVP, call Kirsten at 760.839.4138. Antique, Art and Collectibles Show This Weekend – The North San Diego Antique, Art and Collectibles show will be held this Sunday, November 11, from 9am-3pm, at the California Center for the Arts, 340 No. Escondido Blvd. This event showcases antiques, fine art, vintage items, memorabilia, collectibles, and
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Under the trees where Japs cannot spot them, Americans repair and service their Curtiss P-40's
Close-up of plane badly shot up is shown in right photo. Crude chain-hoist over tree typifies makeshift facilities used by A.V.G.
Chinese ground crew works on damaged tail of P-40. With hand tools they can make any part of a plane's body work. They consider association with A.V.G. a high honor.
Burmese turn away from another member of the bomber crew, above right, followed by a final photo of other crew members who died
A suicide dive into Blenheim bomber on R.A.F. airport was tried by a Jap pilot whose plane had been shot up by A.V.G. He missed the Blenheim (right) by a few feet and piled into a bank. Several Jap fliers, seeing they were bound to crash anyway, have tried this. Blenheim was saved by the fact that the Jap did not burst into flames. Here R.A.F. men clear away Jap's tail assembly.
Pilots not only rely on their planes but on their ground crews to keep those planes flying and properly working. Mechanics, armorers, everyone pitches in, including local Burmese and Chinese workers. George Rodger has gone to more sweat and pain to get a few pictures in LIFE than anyother LIFE photographer. He has photographed the
Here, a Japanese pilot-officer has fallen upon his Samurai sword.
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To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
culated next year to determine whether any of you noticed. To aid in the transition to a British Crown dependency, the following rules are introduced with immediate effect: 1. The letter 'U' will be reinstated in words such as 'colour,' 'favour,' 'labour' and 'neighbour.' Likewise, you will learn to spell 'doughnut' without skipping half the letters, and the suffix '-ize' will be replaced by the suffix '-ise.' Generally, you will be expected to raise your vocabulary to acceptable levels. (look up 'vocabulary').
In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up 'revocation' in the Oxford English Dictionary.)
Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths, and territories (except North Dakota, which she does not fancy). Your new Prime Minister, David Cameron, will appoint a Governor for America without the need for further elections. Congress and the Senate will be disbanded. A questionnaire may be cir-
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2. Using the same twenty-seven words interspersed with filler noises such as ''like' and 'you know' is an unacceptable and inefficient form of communication. There is no such thing as U.S. English. We will let Microsoft know on your behalf. The Microsoft spell-checker will be adjusted to take into account the reinstated letter 'u'' and the elimination of '-ize.'
Free French in Africa, the sandy war of Libya, the grimy war of Ethiopia, the travail of Syria, Iran and Iraq, the Northwest Frontier, India. But in Burma, he found a group of the best American fliers the U.S. will ever produce. There he took the extraordinary pictures of the Flying Tigers of Burma.
Epilogue They are dead now. Every one of them. All those young faces you see in this brilliant photo essay put together by
6. All intersections will be replaced with roundabouts, and you will start driving on the left side with immediate effect. At the same time, you will go metric with immediate effect and without the benefit of conversion tables. Both roundabouts and metrication will help you understand the British sense of humour. 7. The former USA will adopt UK prices on petrol (which you have been calling gasoline) of roughly $10/US gallon. Get used to it. 8. You will learn to make real chips. Those things you call French fries are not real chips, and those things you insist on calling potato chips are properly called crisps. Real chips are thick cut, fried in animal fat, and dressed not with catsup but with vinegar.
4. You will learn to resolve personal issues without using guns, lawyers, or therapists. The fact that you need so many lawyers and therapists shows that you're not quite ready to be independent. Guns should only be used for shooting grouse. If you can't sort things out without suing someone or speaking to a therapist, then you're not ready to shoot grouse.
9. The cold, tasteless stuff you insist on calling beer is not actually beer at all. Henceforth, only proper British Bitter will be referred to as beer, and European brews of known and accepted provenance will be referred to as Lager. South African beer is also acceptable, as they are pound for pound the greatest sporting nation on earth and it can only be due to the beer. They are also part of the British Commonwealth - see what it did for them. American brands will be referred to as Near-Frozen Gnat's Urine, so that all can be sold without risk of further confusion.
5. Therefore, you will no longer be allowed to own or carry anything more dangerous than a vegetable peel-
10. Hollywood will be required occasionally to cast English actors as good guys. Hollywood will also be
LIFE magazine, are gone. Most of them died of old age. Some died in combat. All served our country and did a masterful job.
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3. July 4th will no longer be celebrated as a holiday.
Look again at those young, eager faces. Heroes, every one of them. We have heroes, just like them . . . only today they are fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, countless other places, some of which are “secret combat missions.” George Rodgers, LIFE phtographer, above
er. Although a permit will be required if you wish to carry a vegetable peeler in public.
more. Parking and admission are free. Professional appraisals are held 10am-2pm at $5/per item; limit three items per customer. Vendor space is available by reservation. Contact Jane at 760.580.1505. For more info, visit https:sites.google.com/site/nsdacds/. A Touch of Genealogy – At a meeting on Tuesday, November 13, the Rancho Bernardo Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee will present “A
required to cast English actors to play English characters. Watching Andie Macdowell attempt English dialect in Four Weddings and a Funeral was an experience akin to having one's ears removed with a cheese grater. 11. You will cease playing American football. There is only one kind of proper football; you call it soccer. Those of you brave enough will, in time, be allowed to play rugby (which has some similarities to American football, but does not involve stopping for a rest every twenty seconds or wearing full kevlar body armour like a bunch of nancies). 12. Further, you will stop playing baseball. It is not reasonable to host an event called the World Series for a game which is not played outside of America. Since only 2.1% of you are aware there is a world beyond your borders, your error is understandable. You will learn cricket, and we will let you face the South Africans first to take the sting out of their deliveries. 13.. You must tell us who killed JFK. It's been driving us mad. 14. An internal revenue agent (i.e. tax collector) from Her Majesty's Government will be with you shortly to ensure the acquisition of all monies due (backdated to 1776). 15. Daily Tea Time begins promptly at 4 p.m. with proper cups, with saucers, and never mugs, with high quality biscuits (cookies) and cakes; plus strawberries (with cream) when in season. God Save the Queen! interested in finding their family lineage. Refreshments will be served. For further information and to RSVP, call Gerri at 858.674.0838. Brandeis National Committee is dedicated to providing philanthropic support to Brandeis University, a distinguished liberal arts and research university founded by the American Jewish Community. Funds raised at this event will help provide scholarships at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Wounded Hearts: A Journey Through Grief - The Escondido Public Library and Escondido Arts Partnership present
We have to not only remember those who are fighting for us today . . . but those who fought for us in the past. As this Veteran’s Day approaches, it does us all well to recognize our past heroes, and give a proud salute to our present day heroes. We are indebted to one of the finest publications ever, LIFE magazine, now long gone, for the brilliant work its writers and photographers did in covering earlier wars. Take note of George Rodgers’ assignments: Iran, Iraq, Ethiopia, Syria - the past, they say, shows us the future.
Vista Friends and Newcomers recently held a luncheon and Fashion Show at Shadowridge Country Club. Members modeling the Draper & Damon fashions were (l-r) Carla Berhold, Judy Patterson, Anna Strain, Marilyn Groover, Rosie Dubail, Rita Davis, Toby Leon, and Trudy Snell. Touch of Genealogy.” The meeting will start at 1pm, at the San Rafael Catholic Church, Community Center Building, 17252 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo. Cost for the afternoon is $10.00. Two genealogists, Del Ritchart and Marge Kealey, will talk about methods and resources available to anyone
Wounded Hearts, an exhibit and artist lecture, on Tuesday, November 13, at the Public Library, at 6:30pm in the Turrentine Room. Wounded Hearts is a
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Page 10 - November 8, 2012 ‘Letter to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 5 the department. Each lived in the community, learned and intimately knew Escondido and responded humanely to our growing needs while capitalizing on the knowledge and experience of their predecessors. We certainly hope this custom continues. Importing leadership outside of the city would not, in our view, preserve morale and cohesiveness in a police department troubled over Maher’s early and perhaps not entirely voluntary retirement. That Jim Maher is eligible for retirement is unquestionable. We’re just not that certain retirement is what he really wanted to do at this time. Having served four years as a Military Policeman in the Marine Corps followed by 32 years in Escondido’s Police Department including 6 years as our Top Cop, Jim is only 57 years old. Assuming good health, one would think Jim good to go for another 10 years. He would certainly be capable. ‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 4 Dropped in on old friend, Ronnie Morris of Ronnie’s Service Centers at 207 East Valley Parkway in downtown Escondido, last week. He was busy checking the brakes on a client’s car. He showed me one of the disc brakes and pointed out a number of unusual indentations on the face of the disc. “Those shouldn’t be there,” he said. “What’s causing them?” I asked. “Look here” . . . and showed me the inside of the caliper. Sure enough, there was a sharp burr on the inside of the caliper that had been digging into the disc. “You’re a pretty good detective,” I said. “You’ve learned how to solve all kinds of mechanical mysteries, haven’t you?” “Well, after 46 years in the business, I reckon I’ve learned a few things,” he smiled. I’ve known Ronnie for most of those 46 years, as a friend
The Maher retirement raises questions regarding the circumstances giving rise to his decision to hang up the badge. Full answers appear forever hidden from view in City personnel files and in the absence of disclosure suggests Jim may have “stepped on somebody’s toes.”. Were that the case, and we don’t know that for sure, it would be a tragic way to end the career of one of the best Police Chiefs in Escondido history and a black eye to our city government. /s/Sid Colquitt Escondido, Ca Gold! Dear Mr. Davis: What a fine reading the "Gold" article was! The only thing I was wishing for was ... more! Rather than complaining about the very abrupt end of that article (I was flipping pages, looking for more, but there was no more), it crossed ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 13 and as a mechanic, as well as his wife, Diana, and all of his kids. I watched ‘em all grow up. Ronnie’s always been a smart, talented guy with plenty of good, solid ambition; attributes that have helped him grow his business to the success that it is. Today, he’s got new customers that are children of his customers 46 years ago. Their parents told them, “you want your car fixed properly? Go see Ronnie’s.” Pretty good recommendation. ••••• Also in the automotive world, about a year ago I bought a lovely 2000 Toyota Avalon from Randy Knight, one of the brilliant sales guys at Lexus of Escondido. The car had 110,000 miles on it. Do the math. That’s about 10,000 miles a year for 10 years. A good, low mileage car. Drove/drives like a dream. Very happy with the car and the price . . . and, in particular the great service from Randy as well as his colleagues at Lexus. Everything was fine until about a month ago when an errant motorcyclist slammed
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into the left rear quarter panel of my prized Toyoa. Made quite a dent. Fortunately, the motorcyclist, who was a nice young Marine, was not injured. The insurance company gave me a check for about $4500 to do the body work. I shopped around got several bids, one of which was from a nephew; he quoted around $4000 with new parts. Told him I just wanted it repaired. He estimated around $2600. I then took it to Ramon Gonzalez owner of ACM Auto Body & Paint, 1175 Industrial Avenue, Suite Y. He did the job for $1255.55, about a third of the insurance estimate and about half of what my nephew quoted. So much for family discounts. I picked up the car last Friday and Ramon had done a beautiful job. The car looked like it just came off the showroom floor. I hope I don’t have any more fender benders, but if I do, guess where I’ll be taking my car? And mechanical problems? Guess where I’ll be going? And if I need a good late model used car? I know some top notch talent!
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Last week, I had the honor of attending the graduation ceremony for the City of Escondido’s Neighborhood Leadership Program. 20 graduates received certificates and can now count themselves among the 150 alumni of this important program. The eight-week Neighborhood Leadership Program is offered free of charge by the City’s Neighborhood Services Division, in partnership with Community Housing Works. Participants range in age from teens to grandparents, all with the common goal of wanting to gain leadership skills and make their neighborhoods better places to live.
We are all very busy, and it’s not easy to commit to volunteering our time. However, the investment of time into this program has achieved overwhelmingly positive results in our neighborhoods, and graduates set positive examples for their younger siblings, children and grandchildren. The program teaches participants how to identify their existing talents and resources to create positive change in their community, how to strengthen interpersonal communication skills and how to effectively use technology as a practical and innovative tool to communicate and connect with people. In addition, they develop lasting friendships with their fellow participants. The Neighborhood Leadership Program is held annually each September. If you are interested in the program, contact the City of Escondido’s Neighborhood Services Division (760) 839-4057.
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The City of San Marcos’ general plan update was recently awarded the 2012 Comprehensive Planning Award, Small Jurisdiction, from the American Planning Association (APA), San Diego Section, making it eligible for statewide recognition. After receiving praise for the plan’s sustainability measures and outreach efforts, the award is a testament to a great product that came out of a long process. In order to receive such a distinction, a planning effort nominated
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It’s not only an enormous source of pride – it’s also an enormous source of revenue for San Diego – for the city, for the hotels, for the shops and for the restaurants.
As we all know, Comic-Con has been a stunning success – it has transformed itself over the years from a relatively small gathering of comic book aficionados into an international spectacle, attracting Alist celebrities from around the world and pop culture fans from nearly every corner of the galaxy.
With an attendance of about 130,000 people, the convention today pumps nearly $180 million into the local economy and produces almost $3 million dollars a year in tax revenue that we can use for city services.
Make plans now to attend the City of Oceanside’s Annual Senior Holiday Dance that will be taking place on Sunday, December 9, from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM, at the El Corazon Senior Center that is located at 3302 Senior Center Drive. While speaking to the event’s main volunteer and coordinator, Helen Schell told me that everyone would experience another fabulous gathering this year. Dancing would be taking place from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, with music being provided by the Billy Harper
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Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter As Veterans’ Day nears, it is a good time to stop and say - we owe America’s veterans a depth of gratitude. As a City, we are proud of the businesses of the men and women who have so bravely and selflessly served our country and those companies that support our military. We also commend and support those who have answered the call to serve our nation and who are investing back into their communities with new business ventures and job creation. I encourage you to support these veteran owned businesses as you
seek the services you need or go about your shopping and dining in Vista. Whether a business has been here for years or they are a new addition, they all recognize the unique opportunities this city has to offer. Should you be looking for information on starting or growing your business, I encourage you to contact our Economic Development department at 760.639.6165 or go to cityofvista.com. By supporting Vista companies and investing in industries with growth potential, we are making our city more business friendly and an even better place to live and to work.
The general plan is the city’s blueprint for development and growth developed by the community over two-years, more than 36 public meetings and feedback from residents, property owners and businesses. It will guide San Marcos towards its new horizons with a clear focus for plans related to land use, mobility, open space, resource conservation, and safety.
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Recently, a San Diego institution agreed to remain just that, as ComicCon signed a contract to remain at our Convention Center through 2016.
I want to thank everyone at ComicCon for its commitment to this city. We look forward to having this super event in San Diego for many eons to come.
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Band. The band loves mixing things up, so guests will be able to enjoy musical selections from many genres: polkas, western line dancing, oldies and more. Then from 4:00 – 5:30 PM, everyone will be treated to delicious hors d'oeuvres and wine presented by the wonderful folks from Fairwinds Ivey Ranch. When speaking with Helen, she noted that this event sells out quickly, so Seniors – and their friends and family members – should be sure to get their tickets soon – a real buy at $10 per person for so much entertainment. For ticket requests or more information, visit the El Corazon Senior Center or call (760) 435-5300.
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California Responds to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest and costliest natural disasters ever recorded in the United States. With structural damage and lost business combined, the cost is estimated near $30 billion. The storm brought high winds and heavy rain, caused floods and fires, and displaced thousands. In response, the State of California has sent members of the California National Guard, trained rescue and medical support teams, and equipment. More than 80 California state personnel will work to help restore devastated communities in the Midwest and along the East Coast. As California residents also search for ways to help, there are many volunteer and donation opportunities. The American Red Cross is accepting donations to aide impacted
main source of income. Microsoft gets $50-$100 for every PC sold. When PC sales are down, Microsoft suffers just like the rest. In the past, the release of a new OS from Microsoft provided a boost to the entire industry as business and home users upgraded hardware and software to stay current. In 2007 Microsoft sought to energize slumping PC sales by replacing the nearly seven-year-old XP OS with Vista. Vista was a huge flop and PC sales remained flat. Windows 7 landed in November of 2009. It was well accepted and provided a real boost to PC industry sales and profits. W8 will not, nor is it expected to, have much impact on today’s slow PC sales. If Microsoft didn’t release W8 with the expectation that it would energize PC sales, why then?
growth of Google and the Android OS. Our guess is that the next couple of years will be notable for the continuation of “The remarkable shrinking Apple.” Apple is rapidly losing market share in the growing markets. In smart phones Apple is now being outsold five to one by Androids. Apples tablet market share has plunged from 80% to 50% in the past year and is in free fall. Apple is finding that being the product “for people who don’t know any better” isn’t enough as increasingly savvy users recognize Apple’s technology lag. Will the single platform W8 strategy enable Microsoft to become a significant hardware/software presence in the smart phone/tablet business?
It’s a gamble because it puts Microsoft in direct competition with some of its best customers. Will Microsoft force PC makers to abandon Win 7 and ship only PCs with W8 as they have in the past? We doubt it. Functionally W8 is Win 7 optimized for touch screen interface. Businesses won’t be impressed. Most home users will find no good reason to suffer through learning the W8 “Metro” desktop. We don’t think that touch screen technology for PCs is viable. Hand motion recognition perhaps but who wants boogers on their PC screen? So our recommendation on W8 is W8 and see.
PC desktop and notebook sales are slow, smart phone and tablet sales are booming. Microsoft hopes that W8 will provide a common platform for PCs, smart phones, tablets and gaming consoles enabling Microsoft to compete for hardware, software and advertising dollars. W8 is key to Microsoft’s upcoming Microsoft branded smart phone and just released tablet (Surface) entries. Microsoft is moving into some very dynamic markets. The past couple of years have been notable for the
communities. While complete recovery is far off, our response to this disaster can include not only aide to the displaced but also disaster preparedness education. There are many steps California households can take to prepare for natural disasters common to our region. For more information about donating to Hurricane Sandy response efforts, see: www.redcross.org/hurricane-sandy For disaster preparedness information, see: www.calema.ca.gov 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.
Letter to My Constituents: Jobs – Made jobs a priority by urging the elimination of burIt has been my greatest honor densome regulations and batto serve the citizens of the tled to preserve our region’s 74th Assembly District. As 760 area code to save local my tenure in the legislature businesses millions of dollars. comes to a close due to term I consistently received 100% limits, I will be returning to ratings from the National my private sector company. I Federation of Independent appreciate the confidence and Businesses and the California trust you’ve placed in me as Chamber of Commerce. your representative over the past six years. I was proud to Public Safety – Supported legwork hard for North County islation to keep our communiresidents by bringing a com- ties safe from child predators mon-sense approach to solving important issues. I empha- and violent sexual abusers and argued against the Governor’s sized: plan to shift dangerous offendTaxes – Fought to protect tax- ers from state prisons to local payers which resulted in giv- custody. ing families $1,030 in tax relief so they could keep more of There remains a lot at stake their hard-earned money. For for Californians and I intend my steadfast commitment to to stay actively involved in taxpayers, the Howard Jarvis important issues facing our Taxpayers Association consis- region and state. To that end, tently granted me an “A” rat- you can find me on Facebook or PO Box 881, Solana Beach, ing. CA 92075.
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Reserve by Monday, November 12, by calling 858.673.1409. Senior Services to Present “Festival of Trees” – The San Marcos Senior Services Foundation will present the Preview Party for the 2nd annual “Festival of Trees” on Saturday, November 17, at the San Marcos City Hall, 1 Civic Center Dr. The Winter Wonderland festival features professionally designed holiday trees, a holiday boutique offering crafted decora-
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The City of San Marcos and the San Elijo Hills Women’s Club will present the San Elijo Holiday Boutique on Saturday, November 17, from 10am to 4pm, at the San Elijo Recreation Center, 1105 Elfin Forest Road. This free event will include arts and crafts vendors, food, entertainment, and a free children’s craft area. For more info, call 760.744.9000, or visit www.san-marcos.net. Economic Development Council, and San Diego Gas & Electric invite you to attend the Community Spotlight event on Wednesday, November 14, from 57pm, at the California Center for the Arts, 340 No. Escondido Blvd. RSVP by Friday, November 9th to your local Chamber of Commerce. Community members are invited to meet and speak with Mike Niggli, SDG&E’s President and COO, and other SDG&E experts on projects happening in North County communities. Light refreshments will be served. Two Events to Benefit Animals at EHS The Escondido Humane Society’s annual Holiday jewelry sale is set for Thursday, November 15, from 10am to 5pm, at the shelter, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. The artist makes only one of each design. This is one-of-a-kind hand-crafted jewelry by WW Designs, and there is a range of price options for all budgets. All proceeds will benefit homeless animals at EHS. For more info about either of these events, call 760.888.2235 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. Also, EHS is partnering with three Chili’s locations for a Give Back Night on Sunday, November 18, where 15 percent of sales will be donated to EHS to care for homeless animals. Chili’s located in Escondido, Vista and Scripps Ranch locations are supporting this event, during their hours 10:30am-10:30pm. Fliers can be downloaded on the EHS website at www.esocndidohumanesociety.org/Doc uments/ChilisNov18.pdf. Republican Women to Hold Fashion Show – A fundraiser fashion show and luncheon will be held by Rancho Bernardo Republican Women Federated at 11am on Friday, November 16, at Stoneridge Country Club in Poway. Clothing for the show will be provided by Draper’s & Damon’s, and they will give a 25% discount coupon for the store to everyone attending. Cost of $30 includes five door prize drawing tickets. Additional tickets can be purchased.
tions and gifts, and the chance to purchase a tree for your home or office. All proceeds from this fundraising extravaganza are directed toward assisting older adults in crisis through Interfaith Community Services’ Project Care. Be among the first to see this display at the Preview Party where guests can purchase trees at a special price while enjoying food, live entertainment and holiday cheer. Tickets are $40/person and must be purchased in advance. For details, contact Jeani Groesbeck at email@example.com or call/text Alison Driessen at 760.807.4447 or Alison.firstname.lastname@example.org. The trees will be on public display on November 19-21, and November 26December 2, from 9am-4pm. Private and corporate sponsorships are still available. For details, contact Alison (see above), or Catherine Paris at 760.613.1382. Art Receiving for “Summation 2012” Exhibition – Local and regional artists are invited to submit art work, all media, to the Summation 2012 exhibition at the Escondido Municipal Gallery on Friday and Saturday, November 16 and 17, between 11am-2pm. Juror for the exhibition will be Martha Ehringer, Director of Public Relations at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park. The Exhibition will run from December 7 through January 4, at the Gallery, 262 East Grand Avenue, Escondido. For the prospectus, visit the website at www.escondidoarts.org, and for info, call 760.480.4101. “Looking For A Champion” Luncheon The San Marcos-Vista Christian Women’s Club Luncheon will be held on Monday, November 19, at 11:30am, at the Lake San Marcos Country Club, 1750 San Pablo Drive, San Marcos. Cost is $17/person inclusive. “Looking for a Champion” is the theme. The speaker, Vivian Lee Baniak from Helendale, a motivational and inspirational speaker and defense training expert, is a former American embassy employee and will tell her story. Renee and Richard Wing, master teachers of Tai Chi Kung, will demonstrate their art. Entertainment will be “oldies but
goodies” music by C. C. Sander from Oceanside. Guests are welcome. The club has no membership or dues. All ladies are invited. Make reservations by Thursday, November 15, by calling Donna at 760.432.0772 or Martha at 760.471.7059. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women’s Club. For more info, go to www.stonecroft.org. Meda Menius Exhibiting Artwork in November – For the month of November, Rancho Bernardo Art Association (RBAA) member, Meda Menius will exhibit her artwork in the gallery at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room, 13330 Paseo Del Verano; open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm; SaturdaySunday, 10am-6pm. Membership in RBAA is open to individuals interested in art. For more info, visit www.ranchobernardoart.com, or call Phyllis Hensperger at 858.675.2262. "Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest" - The Vista Garden Club is inviting 1st through 5th grade students to enter the 2013 Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest. Entrants should bring their original 11”x17” drawings to the Vista Public Library by 3pm on Tuesday, December 4. Local winners will have a chance to compete for the national grand prize of $50 and a trip for four to Washington, D.C. For contest rules, go to www.vistagardenclub.org or website at http://www.gardenclub.org/youth/contests/smokey-bear-poster-contest. For more info, call Barbara Weiler at 760.630.0383. Send notices of your meeting and/or celebrations to: email@example.com Please ensure the notices arrive here two weeks prior to the event you wish publicized. No phone calls, please. Email submittals only.
She writes a financial column for The Paper that deals with Reverse Mortgages. I was struck by the easy flowing text she presented us, about a sometimes complex subject. I marveled at how she could make someone like me understand finance. I asked her where she had taken her training as a writer. She had never studied the art. It is a God-given talent with her. If all writers wrote as Laura writes, as if you are talking to your reader, we’d have a lot more interesting material to read. Same is true of Paul Van Middlesworth and his computer columns; he, like Laura, is a natural writer. You could be as well. Give it a shot. Letters to the Editor are always welcome. We ask that you try to limit them to 250 words. The Paper reserves all rights to edit for space as well as content. Only emails are accepted. Sent them to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Paper FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026163 The name of the business: Dream Shutters, Armanchi Interior Design, Presto Staging, located at 1759 Grain Mill Rd., San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Akbar Joharchi 1759 Grain Mill Rd. San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was June 1, 2006. /s/Akbar Joharchi This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/02/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026531 The name of the business: California Funeral Alternatives, located at 1020 E Pennsylvania Avenue, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: California Funeral Alternatives, Inc. 1020 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Escondido, CA. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 01/01/1998. /s/Marcia J. Jungas, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/05/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027301 The name of the business: Generation Circuits, LLC, Generation Circuits, Generation Circuit, located at 621 S. Andreasen Dr., Suite F, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Generation Circuits, LLC 621 S. Andreasen Drive, Suite F Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 7/06/2012. /s/Thomas F. Beales, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/16/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026676 The name of the business:Angel Hair Essentials, located at 933 Bridgeport Court, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Timica Radden 933 Bridgeport Court San Marcos, CA. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Timica Radden This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/09/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00056991-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Lauren Nicole Juma filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Lauren Nicole Juma to Proposed name Lorreyn Nicole Jumah. 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: December 4th, 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 10/9/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 and 11/01/2012
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026803 The name of the business: Scarlet Hair Studio, located at 330 W Felicita Ave., #E7, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Erin Campbell 914 S. Spruce St. Escondido, Ca. 92025 Danielle Patterson 27827 Crown Point Place Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Erin Campbell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/10/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026499 The name of the business: Old Town Mexican Cafe, located at 2489 San Diego Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92110, is hereby registered by the following: Dos Stars Inc. 2489 San Diego Ave. San Diego, CA. 92110 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 7/28/1977. /s/Jan Willis, Treasurer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/05/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026883 The name of the business: SoCal Dolce, located at 6965 El Camino Real, Suite 105-255, Carlsbad, CA. 92000, is hereby registered by the following: SoCal Dolce,Inc. 6965 El Camino Real, Suite 105255 Carlsbad, CA. 92000 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Karen Patel, Treasurer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/10/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027033 The name of the business: L.A.S. Enterprise, located at 2305 S. Summit Circle Glen, Escondido, CA. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Saleh Saleh and Laila Sahli 2305 S. Summit Circle Glen Escondido, CA. 92026 This business is conducted by a husband and wife. First day of business was Oct. 01, 2012. /s/Saleh Saleh This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/12/2012. 10/18, 10/25, 11/01 and 11/08/2012
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027640 The name of the business: Center for Continuous Education/ProCon International, located at 1773 Kings Road, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Frieder K. Hofmann 1773 Kings Road Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 12/01/1990. /s/Frieder K. Hofmann This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/19/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027597 The name of the business: Ed’s Chevron 3, located at 656 Benet Rd., Oceanside, Ca. 92058, is hereby registered by the following: WalPort Ent. Inc. 1702 N. Tustin St. Orange, CA. 92865 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was February 2, 2011. /s/Edward Oson, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/18/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027495 The name of the business: J3 Services, located at 1757 Via Allena, Oceanside, CA. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Jose A. Serrano-Zavalza and Natasha Serrano 1757 Via Allena Oceanside, CA. 92056 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was 2/01/2012. /s/Natasha M. Serrano This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/17/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027435 The name of the business: Uptown Boutique, Twirl, Boutique de Trois Amis, Twirl Boutique, located at 3055 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, CA. 92117, is hereby registered by the following: Linda Temko 4403 Manchester Ave, Suite 202A Encinitas, CA. 92024 Brenda Kleege 12625 High Bluff Drive San Diego, CA. 92130, Yvonne Linkenheil 874 Custer Ave San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Linda Temko This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/17/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027863 The name of the business: New York Pizzeria, located at 3067 Roosevelt, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Ogazon 3067 Roosevelt Carlsbad, CA. 92008 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael Ogazon, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on10/19/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026955 The name of the business: Joseph Pulice Plumbing, located at 403 Wisconsin, Suite D, Oceanside, CA. 92054, is hereby registered by the following: Joseph A. Pulice 5182 Alamosa Park Dr. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/1/1990. /s/Joseph A. Pulice, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/11/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026983 The name of the business: Kiris Investment, AZZ Development, NBRK Development, located at 420 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., #1584, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Alyssa Lin and Craig Cameron 3636 Blue Bird Canyon Rd Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by a Husband and Wife. First day of business was n/a. /s/Alyssa Lin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/11/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-026952 The name of the business: Palomar Tree Sprayers, located at 759 W. 4th Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Roy A. Rusthoven 101 S. Spruce St. #118 Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/01/1979. /s/Roy A. Rusthoven This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/11/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027950 The name of the business: Worship For Warriors, located at 17278 Hwy 76, Pauma Valley, CA. 92061, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Phillips 17278 Hwy 76 Pauma Valley, CA. 92061 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/01/11. /s/Michal Phillips This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/23/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08 and 11/15/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028296 The name of the business: Golden Events, located at 2434 Auto Park Way, Suite 202, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Hotel Angels LLC 2434 Auto Park Way, #202 Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 10/19/12. /s/Michelle Vital, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/25/2012. 11/01, 11/08, 11/15 and 11/22/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027834 The name of the business: RBS Custom Finishes & Furniture Repair, located at 635 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, Suite 12, San Marcos, CA. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Ramon Beltran Sotelo 1114 S. Rancho Sante Fe Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/31/2009. /s/Ramon Beltran Sotelo This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/22/2012. 11/01, 11/08, 11/15 and 11/22/2012.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-027208 The name of the business: Matt Austin Delivers, located at 2801 B St, #10, San Diego, Ca. 92102, is hereby registered by the following: Matthew Austin 2801 B Street #10 San Diego, CA. 92102 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/15/2012. /s/Matthew Austin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/15/2012. 11/01, 11/08, 11/15 and 11/22/2012.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028634 The name of the business: Wetzel Pretzels PCR, located at 2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA. 92008, is hereby registered by the following: WPCR, Inc. 909 Rose Arbor Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jung S. Cho, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/30/2012. 11/01, 11/08, 11/15 and 11/22/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028605 The name of the business: Pillar to Post Professional Home Inspection, located at 831 Lantana Way, #142, Vista, CA. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Toni L. Tillis 831 Lantana Way, #142 Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Toni L. Tillis This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/29/2012. 11/01, 11/08, 11/15 and 11/22/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028712 The name of the business: Empire Nail Products, located at 2422 Primrose Ave., Vista, CA. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Samra Hallett 2422 Primrose Ave. Vista, CA. 92083 Brooke Fleming 1828 California St. Oceanside, CA. 92054 This business is conducted by copartners. First day of business was n/a. /s/Samra Hallett This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/30/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29/2012. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028629 The name of the business: Grom, Grom Prix, Grom TV, Grom Surf Coach, Grom Surf School, located at 3245 Production Ave., #D, Oceanside, CA. 92058, is hereby registered by the following: Ricky Schaffer 3245 Production Ave., #D Oceanside, CA. 92058 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 10/29/12. /s/Ricky Schaffer This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/29/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29/2012.
Notice of Public Lien Sale NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the content of the following storage units will be offered for sale at public auction, for enforcement of storage lien. The Online auction will be held on November 28th, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Location of Online Auction: www.storagebattles.com. Storage address: 1566 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027. Terms are as follows: CASH ONLY! Valley Rose Self STorage reserves the right to refuse any bid or cancel the auction. The following units may include, but not limited to electronic items, furniture & household items, unless otherwise stated. C205-Mila & Fred Caberle A302- Myrna Multo B309- Billie Weigand 11/08 & 11/15/2012 .FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028368 The name of the business: Shop Felyne, located at 2159 Newcastle Ave, #B, Cardiff, CA., 92007, is hereby registered by the following: Lauren Phillips 255 Horizon Dr. Encinitas, CA. 92024 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Lauren Phillips This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/26/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29/2012.
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2012-00058001-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioners Lito Monderin Daligdig and Erlinda J. Daligdig filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present names: Lito Monderin Daligdig and Erlinda J. Daligdig, respectively. Proposed names: Lito M. Dalidi and Erlinda J. Dalidi, respectively. 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: December 11th, 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 10/22/2012. /s/Aaron H. Katz, Judge of the Superior Court 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 & 11/29/2012
.FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-029092 The name of the business: MSA Company, located at 1455 Alturas Rd., #115, Fallbrook, CA. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Librado Zuniga Solorzano 1455 Alturas Rd. #115 Fallbrook, CA. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Librado Zuniga Solorzano This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/05/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 & 11/29/2012 .FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-029131 The name of the business: Universal Power Washing Services, located at 4775 Gardenia St., Oceanside, CA. 92057, is hereby registered by the following: Andres Roman 4775 Gardenia St. Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 11/05/2012. /s/Andres Roman, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 11/05/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29/2012. .ICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-028522 The name of the business: The Emerald Village Organization, located at 1850 Gopher Canyon Rd., Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Words for the Many, LLC 10470 S. Parise Dr. Whittier, CA. 90604 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Jessica Plancich, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 10/29/2012. 11/08, 11/15, 11/22 and 11/29/2012. .ICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2012-024530 The name of the business: Sky Eyebrows Threading Salon, located at 1921 W. San Marcos Blvd, #105, San Marcos, CA. 92069 is hereby registered by the following: Yama Zamanpoor This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Yama Zamanpoor This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 9/13/2012. 10/25, 11/01, 11/08, and 11/15/2012.
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Baha’is have been described as a kind, gentle people. Would you like to know more? Call anyone listed here from your city/neighborhood.
www.bahai.org Baha’is Believe: • all humanity was created by one God and is part of one human race • the purpose of life is to know and worship God, to acquire virtues, to promote the oneness of humankind and to carry forward an ever-advancing civilization • work performed in the spirit of service is a form of worship • the soul, created at the moment of conception, is destined by God to reach the afterlife, where it will continue to progress until it attains the presence of God. Be a guest of Bahai’s! Learn more about what we believe. Visit one of our meetings. Call a Baha’i in your city for more information!
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Page 16 - November 8, 2012 Dave Geary goes twice a year to Tanzania, Africa, as a volunteer with
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The program is supported 100% by private donations and volunteer labor. Each plate of food provided to the children would cost about 20 cents in America. One food packet feeds six kids. The program feeds 1100 kids a day, Monday through Friday, on weekends the kids are given food packets to take home so they have food for the weekend. The food is distributed at a community meeting center. They fed over 4000 children during this past summer's visit. Dave Geary returns to Tanzania with another shipment of food on February 15th, 2013.
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