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Volume 44 - No. 35

SKIPPING THROUGH THAT LONESOME VALLEY

By Kent Ballard

When the news reports came about the death of Robin Williams, most folks were stunned. How could one of the funniest men in America be gone so suddenly, with no warning? Within hours the press informed us it was a suicide. Further reports went into more detail—damn their eyes—that he’d hanged himself with his belt and there were superficial cuts on his arms. I think that information should have been kept private for his family’s sake, but then I’m not a mega-conglomerate interested only in how much money I can rake in selling dog food and beer commercials.

Yes, I was offended. Because Robin Williams and I were from the same family, in a manner of speaking. In 1991 I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Type II. For 23 years I’ve been with the same psychiatrist. In that length of time he’s risen through the ranks to become the head of the Indianapolis Psychiatric Association, because he’s good, very good, at what he does. I’m lucky to have him. I clearly remember our first few talks. There is actually very little known about Bipolar Disorder, much less than you might think. Even the discovery that lithium can treat some portions of it was made by accident. To this day no one has a clue what it does or how it works but it’s the prime drug prescribed to bipolars. Everything about Bipolar Disorder is mysterious in some way. It used to simply be known as “manic-depression” which is actually more descriptive, but now considered politically incorrect.

The symptoms usually manifest themselves in the late teens to early twenties, but there are many exceptions. People can develop this in their 40′s or 50′s. In my case, when I pressed my shrink, asking him when Bipolar Disorder took The Paper - 760.747.7119

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Other notables who suffer(ed) from Bipolar Disorder

Winston Churchill

Ernest Hemingway

Jane Pauley

Marilyn Monroe Above, Robin Williams, circa 1999, below, Robin Williams of more recent vintage

Mel Gibson

Richard Dreyfuss

Patty Duke

Kurt Cobain

over my head, he gave me a straight answer: “Kent, you should have had lithium in your baby bottle. As nearly as I can tell, you were born with it. That’s rare, but not unheard of.” He then leaned in a bit closer, as if he wanted to get a point across to me in a manner that I would never forget. “Do you realize what that means? It means your entire sum total

of life experience was lived as a bipolar. Every book you ever read, every movie you ever saw, every conversation in your life, every friend you ever made, everything you ever learned, every date you ever went on, all of your experiences, every one, was lived through and understood and became part of you filtered through Bipolar Disorder.

You’ve never known anything else. You probably never will.”

As you might guess, THAT rocked me back on my heels. I sat there and blinked for some time, then quietly asked, “Doctor, are you telling me that…that I’m crazy?” No, quite the opposite was the case. Take a moment and do

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something interesting. Google “famous bipolars” and see what you get. You’ll see a list of some of the world’s greatest artists, military leaders, composers, physicists, doctors, a whole galaxy of people you’ve studied in school or know about from their sheer fame. In that sense, I’m in wonderful company. What made them famous, regardless of their field of expertise, was their ability to think outside the box, to see around corners, to think thoughts and dream up concepts no one ever had before. As Patty Duke Austin wrote in her magnificent autobiography of a bipolar life, “A Brilliant Madness,” “Manic-depression is the only mental disorder with a GOOD side.” And it is. Believe me when I tell you there is no high like a bipolar high. If they could put that into a bottle the world would become addicted overnight. I’ve had moments of nearly superhuman strength, of being involved in affairs where people would later say I was either the bravest—or the craziest—person they had ever met, of days when I required no sleep, of having every child I ever met fall in love with me, the ability to tell almost instantly when I am being lied to, and ten thousand other

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Where There’s a Will . . .

Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and proceeded to the checkout counter.

The pharmacist at the counter asked the older boy, 'Son, how old are you?' 'Eight', the boy replied.

The man continued, 'Do you know what these are used for?'

The boy replied, 'Not exactly, but they aren't for me. They're for him. He's my brother. He's four." "Oh, really?" the pharmacist replied with a grin.

"Yes." the boy said. "We saw on TV that if you use these, you

things that have been pretty handy over the years. But it’s no free ride. There is a price to pay for all this, one so heavy it literally kills people.

And this is what took Robin Williams. Sir Winston Churchill used to write about the “black dog” of depression in his private journals. Many bipolars have days when they cannot force themselves out of bed. And all bipolars drink. And they will drink to excess as soon as they can supply themselves with alcohol. I started at age 13 and never stopped until 1999, and it damned near killed me in the process. Science at least has an answer for that. They now know it to be a misguided–almost pitiful– attempt at self-medication. Go through YouTube and look at some of Williams’ work. Can you imagine how incredibly fast he must have been thinking? How he seems to come at you from all sides at once? How he appears to be almost maniacal in his thoughts? He wasn’t acting. Bipolars think faster than other people. But they often think so fast they become erratic. Watch enough of his films and sooner or later you’ll see spots where he was not controlling it. It was controlling him. The leading cause of death

would be able to swim, play tennis and ride a bike. Right now, he can't do none of those." Ancient Wisdom

Touching story, if you have not seen this before: I would like to be 'that man' someday ... Ya' gotta love this guy!’ Meet Walter Barnes - All golfers should live so long as to become this kind of old man!

among those with Bipolar Disorder is suicide. More bipolars die of that than any other cause. With typical perversity, it can simply pop into a bipolar’s mind that this is the answer to the questions they’ve asked all their lives. It can and will kill bipolars in mere minutes. A sudden depression so deep no human can withstand it. Also perversely, bipolars tend to leave behind cheerful suicide notes. My shrink told me fascinating stories of some he had read. Many were actually so happy and funny that he found himself laughing until he remembered what he was reading. Bipolar Disorder is not genetic. It is not passed via genes from parent to child. But it is “familial,” meaning it tends to run in families in odd spurts here and there. There were once three bipolars in my family. When my niece committed suicide she left a warm, loving note telling everyone how much she cared for them. Later, when they were cleaning her apartment, they found a note they’d overlooked. In her handwriting, Gina said there were clothes still running in the dryer, and would someone take them out?

Whatever overcame her took her that fast. She could not and would not wait for the dryer to finish its cycle.

The old golfer tottered down the aisle, stopped in front of the pulpit, turned around, faced the congregation, and said simply, "I outlived all them bastards," - and he calmly returned to his seat. Satisfied housewife....... Dear Tide:

"Mr. Barnes, are you not willing to forgive your enemies?" "I don't have any," he replied gruffly. "Mr. Barnes, that is very unusual. How old are you?"

"Ninety-eight," he replied. The congregation stood up and clapped their hands.

"Oh, Mr. Barnes, would you please come down in front and tell us all how a person can live ninety-eight years and not have an enemy in the world?"

So don’t think me cruel or uncaring when I say that Robin Williams’ death came as no surprise to me. I’ve had 23 years of training and counseling, learning never to listen to the voice of Death calling me. He’s never far away and I know that. He’s whispered to me more than once and I had the ability to run away. I’ve been careful and lucky so far. Mostly lucky. If you know someone who’s bipolar, tell them they can call you at any hour. You might make the difference for them. Generally, suicide is preventa-

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somehow I ended up with his blood on my new white blouse!

I grabbed my bottle of Tide with bleach alternative, to my surprise and satisfaction, all of the stains came out! In fact, the stains came out so well the detectives who came by yesterday told me that the DNA tests on my blouse were negative.

Then my attorney called and said that I was no longer considered a suspect in the disappearance of my husband.

Toward the end of the Sunday service, the Minister asked, "How many of you have forgiven your enemies?" 80% held up their hands. The Minister then repeated his question. All responded this time, except one man, Walter Barnes.

When I got the telephone call in 2008 that my only daughter, Annie, had taken her life my mind flashed back to the several conversations we’d had about the subject. I warned her time and again this was a possibility for all of us, to be frightened of it and to call me, her mother, anyone if she ever felt suicidal. She never had the time to do that. It was as if she’d been cut down by a sniper. Annie loved life and ate it in big bites. She had more friends than I could count, had recently gotten an impressive promotion at her job and a new apartment. Everything was going great for her. Right up until the end.

What a relief !

I am writing to say what an excellent product you have.

I've used it all of my married life, as my Mom always told me it was the best.

Now that I am in my fifties I find it even better! In fact, about a month ago, I spilled some red wine on my new white blouse. My inconsiderate and uncaring husband started to belittle me about how clumsy I was, and generally started becoming a pain in the neck. One thing led to another and

Going through menopause is bad enough without being a murder suspect ! I thank you, once again, for having a great product. Well, gotta go.

I have to write to the Hefty bag people. The Church Dinner

A group of friends from the Cottonwood County Church wanted to get together on a regular basis, socialize, and play games. The lady of the house was to prepare the meal.

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ble among normally depressed people who’ve simply suffered a string of bad things which have happened to them. With bipolars it’s a crap shoot. Whatever hits us so suddenly, and with such speed and overwhelming force, there’s often nothing you can do except listen to your heart rip apart when you get the news they’re gone. But were these lives wasted? Not really, not in my opinion. Because when they were riding that high bipolar wave they had more fun than you will ever know. They laughed and enjoyed life and were brilliant and deeply, truly, knew they were loved and gave tremendous love in return. They were not candles in the wind. They were, and are, more like skyrockets. It’s only after they roar and shriek up to their zenith and dazzle us all with blinding lights of many colors that, after a moment, we realize how dark the night really is. But friend, when they were firing, they were magnificent. “My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But oh my foes, and oh my friends It gives a lovely light” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

Kent Ballard is a masterful writer who lives near Brazil, Indiana. While he made his living as a Journeyman Machinist for many years, he also fascinated a small group of writer friends with his tales of history, adventure, and of the military.

Many of you have either emailed or called us to express how much you enjoy his work. Join the club. We’ve been pestering Kent for about 10 years to write more and to do it professionally. His work deserves a wide audience. Persistence seems to work as we now have him with quill pen in hand and he is busy preparing other tales of adventure for us. He lives on a large, wooded estate with his beautiful wife, Tess, a pack of dogs, a fishing pond, and trees. Lots of trees.

Five arrested for ripping off insurers for more than $600k Fraud ring used false life insurance applications to bilk insurers

California Department of Insurance detectives arrested Tyler Wilkinson, 37; Ian Frisch, 31; Ruben Banuelos, 63; Edward, 71; and Maxine Putnam, 68, on multiple felony charges of grand theft. The five suspects are accused of falsifying life insurance applications to collect more than $600,000 in commissions.

“Arresting the individuals behind this complex fraud conspiracy is another success for the department, insurers and all California insurance consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. “Insurance crime is an expensive drain on our economy, resulting in higher costs for all consumers.” The investigation revealed a complex and lengthy scheme where Wilkinson would target victims through the use of cappers (people paid to recruit policy applicants) and finders to locate potential policyholders. Wilkinson would then submit the fraudulent application to insurers through Frisch, a former life insurance agent. The pair then profited by allowing the life and whole life policies to lapse after a year while retaining the commissions paid by the insurer for the initial policy application. Several insurers paid commissions totaling more than $600,000. This scheme began with three complicit life insurance applicants. The Putnams and Banuelos knowingly made false statements on life insurance applications allegedly working in cahoots with Wilkinson and Frisch. The policies were then allowed to lapse after just one year while the individuals involved profited from commissions. In June 2014, Banuelos and the Putnam’s were each charged with one felony count of grand theft, one count of great taking allegations.

Wilkinson and Frisch were booked in the San Diego County Jail with bail set at $600,000 for both.

Both are charged with four counts 487(a) PC Felony Grand Theft, along with the Aggravated White Collar Crime Enhancement 186.11 PC, and the Great Taking Allegation under 12022.6 PC.

The Cleveland Indians Chartered Bus Adventure

Naming the Indians in Ohio

" . . . a newspaper contest was held, and the winning entry "Indians," was chosen, submitted by a fan who said he was doing it in honor of the Chief, Louis Sockalexis." The name represents the Native American spirit that inspires the team, incorporates the tribe, and has earned the respect of their fans, friends, supporters for more than 100 years. This story is about one of the tribe's biggest fans, my Grandpa Will. To say my Grandpa Will Parks was a die-hard Indians fan is a gross understatement. He literally huddled by the radio to follow every broadcast game, and there was no interrupting tolerated. He kept score cards religiously in the early radio days, and when television found its way into Grandpa's living room, he followed the Reds and the Indians both, recording the games simultaneously. In the sweltering Ohio summers, his desk fan was placed strategically so as not to blow the big score cards across the room. Meantime, I was reading “Sheena of the Jungle” on the front porch swing, guzzling a Coke and tucking the old baseball sounds away for future reference. With summer coming on, I hear them now. Of major interest to this article is the fact that Grandpa was also a teetotaler of the Scots Methodist persuasion. A family experience with demon drink in his early years caused him to swear an oath of abstinence, which he honored his entire life. He once served a term as mayor of Smithfield, Ohio, during the Prohibition days and, as such, collected over $20,000 in

fines. He considered it one of his finest hours. He became a legend, but the sons of the 1950s barbershop crowd back in Ohio still tell this story on my Grandpa Will. It seems a group of men always took a bus from the Greyhound station in Columbus to Cleveland to see the home games, and invited Will, in a pestering sort of way. Number one, Will hated spending money and the bus was not a freebie. Number two, he was at odds with some of the crowd's drinking habits. They hammered at him until he finally relented, and one fateful Saturday paid his bucks and boarded the bus. Unfortunately, the boys were already beginning to imbibe. Will almost got off before the motor rumbled to a start and the air compression doors swung shut, sucking out his last clean breath. The guys also smoked. He really should have known better. The trip from Columbus to Cleveland was not what Grandpa relished and by the time they reached the stadium, the barbershop bunch was in full swing. He must have been punishing himself along every inch of highway until they reached their destination. When they were installed in one long row, Will was in the end seat, meaning he would be the man to pass the beers down to the rowdies. Needless to say, but I will, his trip was in ruins, his generally staid mood was soured even more. He vowed to steer clear of bus trips to Cleveland and would limit his views of the great Bobs, Lemon and Feller, to television, newspapers and magazines. He probably cut his own hair for a while after that, as well. The author, Barbara Miller, lives in Carlsbad.


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San Marcos Dentist License Revoked. She Still Practices Dentistry

The Dental Board of California Consumer Affairs has revoked the license of Dr. Valentina Obradovic to practice dentistry as a result of a number of verified complaints of gross negligence, repeated acts of gross negligence and unprofessional conduct including excessive treatment. Dr. Obradovic did not contest the charges.

Dr. Obradovic was oardered to pay $7500 to reimburse the Dental Board for the costs of investigation into the accusations against her. The board stayed the revocation of her license contingent upon her being placed on probation, paying for the costs of monitoring her probation, taking a class in remedial education and in ethics.

Dr. Obradovic has been an advertiser in The Paper but when the publisher, lyle e davis, learned of the charges against her he canceled her advertising order and would accept no further advertising orders from her. “The charges against Dr. Obradovic were serious ones,” said Davis. “The accusations against her, which she did not deny, showed an unscrupulous series of actions

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against totally unsuspecting patients, who were charged outlandish fees, often for dental services that were later proven to be unneccesary.

We did not want to help lead our readers, through her advertising, to a dentist we did not feel should be in the profession. That the Dental Board would place her on probation amazes and concerns us. We disagree with that decision and think her license should have been permanently revoked. Though she is able to practice dentistry while on probation, we will still not accept her advertising.” Woman Files Sexual Harrassment Suit against Carlsbad PD

Several months ago, The Paper was contacted by a former Carlsbad police officer whose family we had known for a number of years. She told us of allegation against certain members of the Carlsbad Police Department with emphasis on one police lieutenant and that she was then fired last year for reporting it. At the time she indicated she would be filing a wrongful termination lawsuit against Bruce May, Carlsbad City and

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and, usually, a donut or breakfast roll. I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker so I have opted instead to grab a cup of soup from the Major Market Soup Bar.

Man About Town

As you’re read here before, my good friend, Pastor Dick Huls (retired) and I often meet for coffee at Major Market in south Escondido.

We will spend an hour to two hours together talking about everything under the sun and solving all the problems of the world. It’s a perfect, relaxed place to meet for discussions of major world import Pastor Huls and I have come ups with solutions to most of the world’s problems. Now it’s just a question of getting the world leaders to listen and act on our suggestions. That, too, will come. In time.

Pastor Huls enjoys his coffee

Major Market Soup Bar Chili, Chicken Noodle, Egg Drop Soup, an excellent variety

I favor the chili because it is loaded with delicious meat, some beans, and the chili broth (though I wouldn’t object if they toned down the chili powders just a tad.) Very filling. A bit expensive at $3.99 for the small cup and $6.99 for the large cup . . . but well worth the investment as you get some great chili! Next time I shall try the Egg Drop Soup, another of my favorites. They are great soups, always ready at

Letters to the Editor

Bipolarity, Suicide

All of my friends, in and out of the military, wish to thank The Paper for not becoming a clone and jumping aboard the bandwagon by writing yet another article on bipolar disorders. We were so saddened by the recent death of my favorite comedian, Robin Williams, but the avalanche of bipolar articles has served its purpose and enough is enough. There are many other causes of suicide besides bipolar, such as divorce, loss of job, death in the family, bullying (both in school and cyber-bullying), PTSD, and so on. All of my friends and I in the military certainly are aware of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) which was thrust upon many of peers

the serve yourself soup bar. Tasty!

While at Major Market I also picked up some okra as I know Evelyn, having grown up way down south in Oklahoma, you know, that state w h e r e everyone talks kinda funnylike? I also picked up a salad made of sliced tomatoes, mozarella cheese and basil - with just the right amount of dressing and spices.

Lots of good eats to shop for at Major Market. I enjoy shopping there. Sushi, Chinese Food, salads, seafood, live lobster, and the staff is right down home friendly. This past Saturday found me buying a bouquet of beautiful flowers which highlighted red flowers. I bought these as a little surprise for Evelyn. I had to grab the red bouquet as the day I met her she was all decked out in red. Red high heels, red nylons, red dress, red hair, and, as I recall, red lipstick. She looked right fetching, she did. She seemed

who were exposed to the horrors in Iraq and Afghanistan, Bipolar disorders are very important to study but these articles are often written at the expense of never listing an overview of other causes of suicide. A military friend of mine recently took a psychology class and the professor gave the class an assignment on the topic of suicide. The professor wrote on the blackboard all the names of famous people who have, or had, the bipolar disorder! Why? Because he explained that he wanted his students to be creative and not predictable. Everyone and their aunt Susie wants to start out their bipolar articles all the same generic way: list all the famous people who were afflicted by bipolar disorder.

The professor quoted the famous poet, Robert Frost, and his poem "The Road Not Taken." To his students he turned and said, "Be creative. Not predictable. Be exciting. Not boring. Take the Road Less Traveled." The professor was so happy to receive papers from his students that were all exciting to read. All fresh. All differently approached. None of the student papers were generic. And not all of the papers were bipolar. Imagine that.

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to enjoy the flowers.

Bought the flowers from Flowers by Laureen, who has a vendor booth set up at the Saturday Market on Kalmia, between Grand Avenue and 2nd Avenue every Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Laureen and her husband, that devilishly handsome gent by name of Kurt Hopke, a design scientist, welcome patrons with beautifully designed floral bouquets.

Just down the street a bit, a new vendor, Happy Go Lucky Soap Works, featuring all handmade soap made from goat’s milk.

Matt and Kendra Segovia (she’s the pretty one) have teamed up to introduce this product to the public at the Saturday Market. Based out of Valley Center, you can see them and their products every Saturday. Or, call them at 760.707.9940.

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by Sunday night. This week I bought three baskets . . . they

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Police Department

She, referred to in court papers only as “Jane Doe,” sued the police department and Lt. Bruce May on August 5th of this year.

Kendra and Matt Segovia, owners of Happy Go Lucky Soap Works Right across the street are two of the best produce vendors you’ll ever find, sisters Juanita and Jacinta offer fresh produce that will awaken, or reawaken, your taste buds.

Jacinta is the one who featured the strawberries we’ve raved about in this here column . . . sadly, strawberry season has come and gone but Jacinta still has a large variety of other produce goodies. Currently, I’m partial to the pluots sold by Juanita and her husband, Damian Diaz. Last week I bought two baskets ($4 per basket) and they were gone

will be gone long before next Saturday. These pluots (a blend of plums and apricots) are so tasty I may have to rent a pickup truck and buy a bunch. Juicy, tasty, give ‘em a try.

Ray Ellis of Escondido Coin and Loan was the guest speaker at this week’s Hidden Valley Kiwanis Club of Escondido. He discussed a variety of coins that have been minted, some of which have very hgh value. One silver dollar, for example, is priced at $3,000.

He also has an Escondido $5 bill that was issued by one of the early Escondido banks. There are only four existing that he is aware of. He had no intention of selling that $5 bill and, in fact, has turned down an offer of $60.000 for it. A former principal he showed his knowledge of history as well.

“Plaintiff was subjected to various sexually explicit, demeaning and disparaging remarks by her coworkers and supervisors, including Defendant May,” the lawsuit says. “Defendants have created a hostile work environment not only to Plaintiff, but to other similarly-situated female employees.”

The 24-year-old Murrieta resident told us that in addition to specific acts of harrassment by May that there was “an old boy network” within the department that protected one another and that she, as an officer during her probationary period, was in a particularly weak position to rebuff his advances but also to seek relief as she could be fired for any reason at all. She seeks an unspecified amount of money in damages for “cruel and unjust hardship.” May retired from the force in December no manages an Oceanside-based real estate

investment company. Neither he nor city officials would comment for this story.

According to the lawsuit, the female officer joined the department in April 2011, completed the police academy and was sworn in on Jan. 25, 2012.

At 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5, 2012, the lawsuit says Doe was instructed on her patrol car computer to call May at his home, and, “At approximately 3:45 a.m., Plaintiff called Defendant MAY and he told Plaintiff that he was ‘lying in bed’ and stated he ‘was thinking of [Plaintiff],’" according to the lawsuit. The plaintiff claims fellow officers told her May “had a history of inappropriate sexual behavior and to be cautious around him,” and witnessed him following her around the city in his patrol car, the lawsuit says. Presumably, those fellow officers will be deposed and their testimony used should the matter go to court rather than settle.

The lawsuit also claims that May’s conduct was discussed in a senior management meeting “but no corrective action was taken.” Instead, the lawsuit says, Internal Affairs began

investigating Doe in March 2013.

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Social Butterfly The Paper • Page 6 • September 04, 2014

Shelley Hayes Caron, owner of the adobe, will greet the members at 9:30am, tell about the history of this historic place and conduct a tour. Reservations are required. Contact Wanda at wprosser@cox.net. DAR is open to any female 18 years of age or older who is lineally descended from an ancestor who contributed in some way in the patriots fight for independence in the Revolutionary War.

Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at:

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Meetings/Events Calendar

Do You Love to Read? - Why not share your pleasure and read with a child. Oasis Tutoring is seeking volunteers who can spend one hour a week at a local Elementary school with a K - 4th grade child to build reading and language skills, selfesteem and positive attitudes toward learning. No teaching experience is needed; your enthusiasm, patience and compassion are far more important. We provide you with training, free books, teaching materials, and ongoing support. Volunteers select the school and time. Clearance required. Call Oasis 760.796.6020.

Escondido’s “Grape Day” Event is Saturday, September 6th – Grape Day is an important part of Escondido’s heritage. Putting the grape in Grape Day will be free grapes provided by Major Market, grape stomping for just a buck, Marie’s delicious grape pie for sale in the Country Kitchen, and grape prizes (grape juice, jelly, candy) for contest winners. How long can you keep a hula hoop spinning? There will be rides in the park, so bring the kids. Vendors, live entertainment, and demonstrations will keep you busy. And next door check out the Art Center museum’s exhibit on the Art of Fantasia; it’s all about Disney. Dorothy Pauletto, 2014 Grape Day Queen, is being honored for her decades of volunteerism. Her mother, Emily Hershey, was Grape Day Queen in 1926. At 7:30am there will be a 5K Fun Run, Parade down Grand Avenue at 9:30am and the Festival in Grape Day Park from 9:30am to 4pm with booths of vendors and local organizations. For more info, contact the History Center at 760.743.8207, or in the office at 31 N. Broadway.

Tour of Marron-Hayes Adobe by DAR Chapter – The Santa Margarita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will meet Saturday, September 6th, for a tour of the Marron-Hayes Adobe.

Barbershop Show in Carlsbad The Music Men, an a capella chorus in the barbershop style, will be hosting its final summer show with the theme "A Cornucopia of Harmony" at the Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, on Sunday, September 7th at 3pm. Tickets are $10/adults; $9/seniors, and $8/groups of 10 or

Let’s Avoid the Job Killers

well as additional exposure to liability.

During the final weeks of this legislative session, several bills came before the Senate which were considered “job killers” by the state Chamber of Commerce. Though some sounded appealing, these bills would ultimately place even more regulations on businesses.

For instance, to promote employee health and productivity, many employers already offer paid sick leave, with policies tailored to the staffing needs industries. their of However, AB 1522 would mandate a one-size-fits-all approach. Even for busipolicies with nesses already in compliance, this bill would burden businesses with excessive reporting requirements, as

This one-size-fits-all approach is why I have long advocated for a legislature that listens to the business community and introduces legislation to address the specific needs of different size businesses in different industries. Good paying jobs and a strong economy should not be partisan issues.

To help businesses hire more Californians and pay employees better wages, we need to remove the state obstacles that make it difficult for companies to do so. We need to put California back to work!

Senator Mark Wyland represents the people of the 38th Senate District, which includes Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos,

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more. Contact Joe Quince at 760.438.3241 or musicmenchorus.org.

City Council Candidate Forum, District 1 and 2, Wednesday, September 10th - The Escondido Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee is hosting a forum for District 1 council candidates, Ed Gallo and Consuelo Martinez, and District 2 council candidates, John Masson, Chad "Shad" Hunziker, Rick Paul, and Nicole Downey. The forum will take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 201 North Broadway, from 7:30-9:30am on Wednesday, September 10. This event is open to the public, with attendance limited to 200 people. Kevin S. Svetich, CLU, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee, will be the moderator, asking questions of the candidates to establish their support of business and economic growth for Escondido. Those wishing to ask specific questions of the candidates may send their inquiry to info@escondidochamber.org. Questions will be forwarded to the candidates after the forum for their personal response and follow up. The November election will be the first for Escondido where voters will be selecting a council member based on the district in which they live. Those living in District 1 and 2 are encouraged to attend and meet the candidates.

Library Presents “An Evening with Author Victor Villaseñor” In celebration of California Library Literacy Services 30th Anniversary, Escondido Public Library presents “An Evening with Author Victor Villaseñor” on Thursday, September 11, from 6:00 to 8:30pm in the Library’s Turrentine Room. Victor Villaseñor, an author, San Diego native, North County resident, has produced 65 short stories and 9 novels. His books are used in schools

and college-level classes, and his children’s books teach life lessons for people of all ages. The program is free and open to the public; however, a ticket must be presented for admission. Free tickets will be available at the Library’s Customer Service desk and Literacy Services Office during business hours. Attendees are encouraged to obtain a ticket in advance as seating is limited. Any remaining tickets may be available at the door. Doors to the Turrentine Room will open at 5:15pm. Early arrival and seating is highly encouraged. The program will be followed by a book signing. Selected book titles, Rain of Gold and Burro Genius, may be purchased: $15.00 for trade paperback and $25.00 for hardback. “An Evening with Author Victor Villaseñor” is sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union and the Escondido Public Library Friends of Literacy Services. For more information on the author, visit victorvillasenor.com. For information on Escondido Public Library’s hours, services, and events go to library.escondido.org, or contact Deputy City Librarian, Cynthia Smith at 760-839-4329. The Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido.

"Share the Joy" is Theme of Christian Women's Club Luncheon - The San Marcos Christian Women's Club luncheon will be on Monday, September 15 at 11:30am at the St. Mark Golf Club, 1750 San Pablo Dr., San Marcos. Cost of the luncheon is $18 inclusive. The speaker, Yrena Friedman from Carlsbad is a published author and a pharmacist director for a national insurance company. Yrena will "Cherish the Moment" with us and talk about how she found the

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extrapolating this number over the entire state of Florida would have resultFor some reason, requiring ed in about 6,300 fraudua valid photo ID before vot- lent votes in a state that ing seems to be a contro- determined the 2000 presiversial subject in some dential election by 537 quarters. Surely, exercise votes. of this most basic right should be guaranteed by a Unfortunately, prospects photo ID so that the fran- for passing legislation chise cannot be under- requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls are mined by voter fraud. not bright. In 2011, AB 663 A recent article in the San by Assemblyman Mike (R-Redlands) Diego U-T found that a Morrell failed on a party-line vote number of deceased per- in Elections and sons have voted locally. A Redistricting Committee. similar review by a TV station in Florida examined Requiring perspective votforms on which residents ers to present a valid photo declined jury service on ID does not seem overly the grounds that they were onerous, especially in light not US citizens. Those of the fact that photo IDs results were cross-refer- are required for such enced with voter rolls every-day tasks as using which showed 94 of these credit cards, cashing non-citizens were regis- checks or driving cars. tered to vote and that Mandating similar identimany had actually voted, fication to guarantee the or at least someone using sanctity of the electoral their names had done so. process should be an issue While this was a small upon which we can all sample in one location; agree. The electoral process must be protected


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"Prescription for Peace." The special feature "Treasure the Look" will be a special display of beautiful jewelry by Danielle. Entertainment will be some uplifting and popular music. Come meet all the special guests and see a special array of jewelry. Bring a friend. The club has no membership or dues. All ladies are invited and encouraged to make reservations by September 11 for the luncheon. Walk-ins welcome. The luncheon is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries/Christian Women's Club. For more information, go to www.Stonecroft.org. For reservations, call Donna at 760.432.0772 or Martha at 760.471.7059.

Register Now for Docent Training at Botanic Garden Registration for the Fall 2014 Docent Training Program at San Diego Botanic Garden is underway and will extend up to the first day of class on Thursday, September 11. Eight classes covering a wide variety of topics will be held every other Thursday from 9:30am to 1pm, September 11 through December 18. All docent classes will take place in the Botanic Garden located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. The Garden Diversity creates a rare learning experience. Covering 37 acres and encompassing over 3,300 varieties of

plants, the Garden’s topography creates a variety of microclimates from a desert environment to a tropical rainforest. Classes are taught by experts in each individual field, many of whom are professionals and horticulturists. Registration for Docent in Training classes is $50. To be eligible, individuals need to complete 10 hours of volunteer training at the Garden and contact Michelle Kinney at 760.436,3036, Ext. 206, or mkinney@sdbgarden.org. Candidate Forum in Lake San Marcos – The Lake San Marcos Republican Women Federated (LSMRWF) is having a Candidates Forum on Friday, September 12, from 5-8pm at the Boat House at the Lake (faces San Marino Drive, just passed the Lakehouse Resort Hotel on corner of San Marino Drive and La Bonita). Both state and local candidates for election in November 2014 have been invited. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and a no-host bar. There is a $15 fee for members and guests. Prepaid reservations are appreciated; make checks payable to LSMRWF and mail or deliver to Sandy Hinds, 1236 Via Portovecchio, Lake San Marcos, 92078, by Tuesday, September 9th. “Summer Patio Dance/Mixer” in

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Kirk’s Column by Kirk Effinger

Are Those Helicopters I Hear?

I cannot say that I have ever subscribed to the anti-government paranoia of the black helicopter crowd.

I will admit to harboring deepseated suspicions about the Internal Revenue Service and the way it conducts its affairs in the name of our federal government. The fact that bureaucrats are left to navigate and interpret the thicket of arcane tax codes and laws promulgated by a Congress that most often is more interested in how it will affect re-election prospects rather than whether it is good policy is, in and of itself, a recipe for disaster.

Marilyn Shea Attorney

While it should not be all that surprising to many that some within the IRS abuse their authority---after all, stories of this type have been around for decades---the fact that they are finally getting the airing they deserve is heartening.

Anyone who knows the history of J. Edgar Hoover’s long reign at the FBI surely is aware that one of the keys to that longevity was the leverage he gained by (usually illegally) investigating and thus knowing the darkest secrets of our nation’s leaders. It is doubtless the impunity with which IRS bureaucrats have been able to exact punishment on taxpayers who find themselves guilty until proven innocent---often with assets seized without court action---is the threat that has surely hung over any prior investigation by Congress into their behavior. Their pattern of seizures of the assets of those least able to defend themselves is the stuff of legend. As is their inability to collect anything more than cents-on-the-dollar from the major league tax cheats who surround themselves with hired-gun accountants, lawyers, and politicians. IRS employees abusing their

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When it came time for Al and Jean to be the hosts, Jean wanted to outdo all the others. She decided to have mushroom-smothered steak. But mushrooms are expensive. She then told her husband, "No mushrooms. They are too high."

He said, "Why don't you go down in the pasture and pick some of those mushrooms? There are plenty in the creek bed." She said, "No, some wild mushrooms are poison."

He said, "Well, I see varmints eating them and they're OK." So Jean decided to give it a try. She picked a bunch, washed, sliced, and diced them for her smothered steak.

Then she went out on the back porch and gave Ol' Spot (the yard dog) a double handful. Ol' Spot ate every bite. All morning long, Jean watched Ol' Spot and the wild mushrooms didn't seem to affect him, so she decided to use them.

The meal was a great success, and Jean even hired a helper lady from town to help her serve. After everyone had finished, they relaxed, socialized, and played '42' and dominoes. About then,

Historically Speaking by Tom Morrow

‘A Most Dangerous Man’

He is best-remembered as Scarlet O’Hara’s unrequited love, and the illusive Scarlet Pimpernel, but to Nazi Germany’s Joseph Goebbels he was “a most dangerous man.” Leslie Howard was like no other movie star. Howard was an English-born stage and screen actor, directorproducer, who starred in some of our best-known films: “Berkeley Square” (1933), “Of Human Bondage” (1934), “The Scarlet Pimpernel” (1934), “The Petrified Forest” (1936), “Pygmalion” (1938), “Intermezzo” (1939), “Gone With The Wind” (1939),

the helper lady came in and whispered in Jean's ear.

She said, "Mrs. Williams, Ol' Spot is dead."

Jean went into hysterics. After she finally calmed down, she called the doctor and told him what had happened. The doctor said, "That's bad, but I think we can take care of it. I will call for an ambulance and I will be there as quickly as possible. We'll give everyone enemas and we will pump out everyone's stomach. Everything will be fine. Just keep them calm." Soon they could hear the siren as the ambulance was coming down the road. The EMTs and the doctor had their suitcases, syringes, and a stomach pump. One by one, they took each person into the bathroom, gave them an enema, and pumped out their stomach. The scene was not pretty. After the last one was finished, the doctor came out and said, "I think everything will be fine now," and he left. They were all looking pretty weak sitting around the living room and about this time the helper lady came in and whispered to Jean, "You know, that fellow that run over Ol' Spot never even stopped."

See you next week with more Chuckles!

“Pimpernel Smith” (1941), and “The First of the Few (1942).

What isn’t so well known was his production of anti-Nazi propaganda films as well as his alleged involvement with British Intelligence, which probably led to his death. He was born Leslie Howard Steiner in 1893, to a British Christian mother and a Hungarian Jewish father. During World War I, the family changed their name to "Stainer,” a less German-sounding moniker. During the War Howard served as a British Army officer, but suffered shell shock and was discharged in 1916.

His son, Ronald Howard (1918–1996), became an actor and was noted for portraying the title character in the 1954 BBC television series,“Sherlock Holmes.” Widely known as a ladies' man, Howard once described his amorous adventures thusly: “I didn't chase women, but I couldn't always be bothered to run away.” Howard died in 1943 on a flight from Bristol, England to Lisbon, Portugal. According to German documents, the KLM/BOAC air-

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authority to harass small-fry taxpayers is one thing; abusing taxpayers by wasting the revenue they raise is another altogether. There has been plenty of documented evidence the IRS hasn’t done a particularly good job of collecting taxes owed. But that hasn’t stopped them from elaborate spending on conferences, “motivational” videos, etc. at taxpayer expense. It kind of begs the question: Are they aggressively collecting taxes because it’s “their” money, or ours?

And then there’s this: recently, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder decided his aggressive investigation into the leaking of information sensitive to “national security” entitled his Justice Department to seize phone records of legitimate news gathering agencies and conduct criminal investigations into reporter’s activities. As will become all too apparent at our local level as time goes by, if reporters cannot or will not cover stories about government then no one pays attention. While trying not to sound unduly alarmist, this truly is how totalitarian governments gain power.

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Rancho Bernardo Presented by Singles Group – Simply The Best Singles, an upscale organization, presents a “Summer Patio Dance/Mixer,” for singles age 4060ish, on Saturday, September 13, from 7pm to 10pm, at the Courtyard by Marriott, 161 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego. There will be DJ music, “icebreaker” game, prizes, psychic, photographer, and upscale singles. Dress is upscale casual. Free parking. Dance price is $10/prepay or $15/at the door. Reservations or more info at www.SimplyTheBestSingles.com or call 818.577.6877.

POW/MIA Ceremony and Flag Folding Ceremony in San Marcos – On Saturday, September 13th, starting at 11:30am at the VFW Post #3795, 212 W. Mission, San Marcos, there will be a POW/MIA ceremony and flag folding ceremony presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #3795. The public is invited to attend – family, friends, and neighbors. Hamburgers and hot dogs to be served. The Auxiliary meeting will be after the ceremony.

You’re Invited to a Women’s International Sorority Social – As a woman, has your life changed, maybe you retired from working, an empty nester, and find yourself without any close friends? Do you enjoy social, community service, and learning groups? Come join Beta Sigma Phi Sorority members on Saturday, September 13, from 11:30am to 1:30pm, to find out about this organization that has been in existence for over 85 years. This will be the date and place to start some new friendship connections. This get together event will be held at the San Diego Spine & Rehab Clinic, 3772 Mission

It doesn’t matter which political philosophy you happen to adhere to, if no one is watching the people in charge and holding them accountable---bad things can and will happen.

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“Kids Need Heroes” Gala in Oceanside – On Saturday, September 13, from 6-9pm, the Joe & Mary Mottino Family YMCA will host the 3rd Annual Kids Need Heroes Gala. Guests will enjoy gourmet food, wine and local craft beer, live and silent auctions, live music under the stars, and the heroes award ceremony. By supporting the Mottino Family YMCA’s Kids Need Heroes Gala you join a community committed to providing quality, character building programs for all people regardless of their ability to pay, from the communities of Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Vista, Carlsbad, Fallbrook, and Bonsall. Tickets are $75/person or $140/couple. You can order a Super Hero Table for 10 for $1,000, or a Hero Table for 10 for $750. Event sponsorships are also available, starting at $1,000 and up to $25,000. For information or to purchase tickets, call 760.842.5601 or visit http://www.mottino.ymca.org/events/ heroes.html. The Mottino Family YMCA is located at 4701 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, 92056.

Escondido Democrats to Hear School Board Candidates - The September 13th meeting of Escondido Democrats features candidates for elementary and high school board of trustees in Escondido. There is one contested race for the elementary board and two contested races for the high school board. The meeting is scheduled at 10am Saturday, September 13, at the Democratic Party campaign office, 431 N. Escondido Blvd. The meeting is open to everyone at no charge.

Light refreshments will be served. On-site parking is free. For additional information, telephone 760.740.8595, email communications@escondidodems.org or visit www.escondidodems.org.

The 1st Taste of Oceanside to be on September 13th - “Taste of Oceanside” unveils downtown Oceanside’s new look and great places to eat as MainStreet Oceanside’s Promotion Committee is coordinating the 1st Annual Taste of Oceanside to celebrate the red hot restaurant scene in downtown Oceanside. On Saturday, September 13, from 12noon to 4pm, restaurants, breweries and wineries will be offering samples of their very best food and beverages to the public. Quantities will be limited, so purchase tickets early at www.tasteofoceanside.com. Taste what people are talking about and experience the change in downtown Oceanside. As you sip and sample your way around, you will also experience the new look on storefronts, streetscape and infrastructure. Live entertainment will add to the ambience. Special thanks to sponsors Green Oceanside, That Boy Good BBQ, Bushido Marketing, and Nationwide Insurance. For a complete list of participating restaurants, breweries and wineries, visit the website at www.tasteofoceanside.com. For regular updates about news and events in Downtown Oceanside, subscribe to the email newsletter at www.mainstreetoceanside.com.

“ISIS and the Middle East Crisis” is Topic for Democratic Club Meeting - The September meeting of the Lake San Marcos Democratic Club will be held on Saturday, September 13, 11am (social time 10:30am) and feature Dr. Farouk AlNasser speaking on “ISIS and the Middle East Crisis”. He will touch on the history of the Middle East region,

the sectarian-ethnic tribal composition and focus on the history from the post WWI era that formed the country of Iraq and the Levant (Greater Syria) by Great Britain and France. He will cover the history of the ISIS and their move into Northern and West - Central Iraq. He will discuss should the U.S. get involved, and how, and is there a solution to the crisis? Dr Al-Nasser is the past President of the San Diego World Affairs Council, and current member of the Board. He has spent 6 months in Iraq. Don't miss this most interesting and relevant topic. The meeting will be held at Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1105 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos. Check the website at http://www.lsmdem.org for directions, call 760.744.9233 or email president@lsmdem.org.

Home Firearm Safety/Basic Handgun Class - A monthly 3-hour familiarization and safety class is offered for anyone anticipating the purchase of, or who already owns, a handgun. The next class is offered Sunday, September 14 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Escondido Fish and Game Association shooting range east of Lake Wohlford. Participants learn the basics of handguns, home firearm safety and responsibility of firearm ownership. Handguns and ammunition are provided for the class but participants are encouraged to bring their own handgun if they already own one. The Escondido Fish and Game Association range is located at 16525 Guejito Road and Lake Wohlford Road. Cost is $60.00. To register for the class call Jack at 760.746.2868. Arts & Lectures Series Kicks Off on Monday, September 15 – The first in this year’s series, at 6pm on Monday, September 15, is a lecture

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Thanks again, to The Paper, for not doing another "Robin Williams-Bipolar View" article. Suicide articles are important, but they don't all have to be the same. But another bipolar "take" on Robin Williams, or whomever?

will disappoint him. As is evident, we do not totally agree. We received his letter and, about a week later, received an article submitted by one of our favorite writers, Kent Ballard.

No thanks.

We have personal knowledge of biploar disorder, as does Kent. He lost a niece and his only daughter to bi-polar induced suicide. I have at least one family member with bi-polarity.

From Jerome Delacroix, San Marcos, California, 92069

So, while we regret disappointing Mr. Delacroix, we take great pride in printing Kent Ballard’s story.

I couldn't stomach another serving. Thanks for not being predictable, and generic, and myopic and following the million other articles that sound and read like sheep, bleating. We in the military, salute you. All my military friends helped me compose this "Thank You" note to you, The Paper. Editor’s Note: We certainly thank Mr. Delacroix and his friends for their views - but with this issue, we apparently

Obituary

We feel it is an important issue to recognize and deal with and Robin Williams unfortunate affliction and subsequent depression and suicide serves as a painful, but necessary, lesson in just how serious this malady is.

CONCERNING "DUI ENFORCEMENT RESULTS"

viving family, Jonny - wife of 35 years, children, Gary, Mike, Cindy, Dove, daughter in laws, Robin and Patty, son in laws LD and Warrick, grandchildren, Teri, Jenny, Michelle, Kiley, Sean, August, Niles, and great grandsons Brady and Kelly, and brother, Orville Basil. For who he was and for all that he did, we will love and miss him always.

Donald Basil

On Friday August 22, 2014, Donald Basil passed away at the age of 90 of natural causes. Born in Peoria, IL., Donald lived in South Bend, IN, Santa Monica, CA, and Las Vegas, NV, before finally settling in Escondido. On September 1st Donald will be honored at Miramar National Cemetery for his five year war service as a brother of the 82nd Airborne Division. Serving from 1940 - 1945 he jumped and fought in many battles including the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded five bronze stars and three Purple Hearts for his brave and honorable service. He was loved dearly by his sur-

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by internationally renowned Educational Researcher and Education Policy Advocate Stephen Krashen, professor emeritus at the University of Southern California. This season series showcases People, Culture and the Arts, and boasts a diverse selection of 12 events welcoming renowned guest speakers, spoken word poets, a cultural dance troupe and a Harry Potter expert. All attendees must purchase or reserve tickets online. Priority ticketing for CSUSM students is now underway. On September 8, ticketing open for faculty, staff and community members. Tickets, event location and additional information are available via the Arts & Lectures website at www.csusm.edu/al and include complimentary parking in specified lots. CSUSM Students are free; Cost for CSUSM Faculty/Staff is $7.50; Community Members $15. Other September events are Ballet Folklorico Tierra Caliente Dance on Tuesday, September 23, at 7pm; Performance Art – Relay:

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Your 8/21/2014 article ("DUI Enforcement Results") did not mention the number of drivers who ran the gauntlet at this checkpoint. Unlike people lining up to enter a park, where the attendant's role is to expedite entry to a pleasurable event, here we have uniformed authority figures whose function is to apprehend you for doing something wrong. Often, checkpoints are across from the police station, probably to heighten driver apprehension. They are never in upscale areas, or in areas with numerous restaurants or bars. Most cities have checkpoints from 8:00 PM until 2 to 3 AM, nabbing drunks coming home from bars. In Escondido, checkpoints are from 6 PM to Midnight, when bars are still open. The latest published press release ( 8/23/2014) lists 1389 drive-throughs and 2 DUIs. Clearly, the batting average for DUI enforcement is lousy. What other reasons can be given for this inefficient program?

The press release states that "Funding was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, etc." So, the lure is that it is FREE. Now, there is no such thing as a "Free Lunch." This grant reduces monies available for highway maintenance which

would directly improve our safety, instead of nabbing a couple of drunks. The grant more than covers the cost of the program, so where are the excess funds being diverted? Finally, contracts to the towing companies run in excess of $400,000, so this entire operation is a money maker for Escondido.

I am told that DUI checkpoints should not concern persons if they are innocent of wrongdoing. The National Security Agency uses this excuse for rampant surveillance of the U.S. public. Orwell's book, 1984, describing a police state where "Big Brother is Watching," aptly illustrates the similarity in these situations. I conclude that the primary function of checkpoints is to Project Raw Police Power, in order to intimidate and control the public. This is an outrageous but direct consequence of the Patriot Act, which has curtailed our freedoms in the interest of "security", and allowed such egregious behavior to be condoned. This leads to negative reactions from the public, with a further escalation of Police Power, in an ever-increasing spiral. Sorab K. Ghandhi, Professor Escondido CA


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liner was shot down near German-occupiedBordeaux, France. Reportedly, the German pilots were angry at their squadron commander for not informing the DC-3 was a civilian aircraft.

They said they could easily have escorted the DC-3 to Bordeaux. The pilots photographed the wreckage in the Bay of Biscay, and after the war the photographs were sent to the Howard's family.

The backstory version: the Germans believed Prime Minister Winston Churchill was on board. Later, Churchill expressed sorrow that mistake might have cost Howard his life. Churchill’s bodyguard later wrote Churchill, at times, seemed clairvoyant, and, acting on a premonition, changed his departure to the following day. Speculation by historians also have centered on whether British code breakers had decrypted top-secret Enigma messages outlining the assassination plan, and Churchill may have wanted to protect the codebreaking operation so the Germans wouldn’t suspect their Enigma machines had been compromised. His son, Ronald, investigated the German orders in great detail, as well as British communiqués verifying intelligence reports indicating a deliberate attack on his father’s plane. He speculated the Germans were aware of Churchill's real whereabouts and were not so naive as to believe the PM would be travelling alone, unescorted on an unarmed civilian aircraft. Ronald was convinced the order to shoot down the airliner came directly from Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Minister of Propaganda. One of Leslie Howard's films ridiculed the Nazi. Goebbels believed Howard to be “a most dangerous British propagandist.” In novelist William Stevenson’s “A Man Called Intrepid,” he speculated the Germans knew of Howard's mission and ordered the aircraft shot down. Stephenson further claimed Churchill knew of the German plan, but allowed it to proceed to protect the fact that the British had broken the German Enigma code.

CIA agent Joseph B. Smith recalled that, in 1957, he was briefed by the National Security Agency on Leslie Howard's death. The NSA claimed Howard knew his aircraft was to be attacked by German fighters and sacrificed himself to protect the British code-breakers. Whatever is true, Leslie Howard was one helluva patriot and actor.

Would You Consider Helping Save Rescued Dogs by Fostering Them?

The Puppy Coalition Foundation rescues many dogs from regional kill shelters. These dogs are often rescued on their last day of life in these “shelters.”

The recipe for providing a foster home for a rescued dog is simple: 1.) A little space for a doggie bed somewhere in your home. We will even provide a bed. 2.) Spend a little time with the dog to go out and do “their business” and get some exercise walking. We like to suggest a at least 45 minutes over the course of the day. More is great. These dogs are housebroken. 3.) Then add love. These dogs crave love because in the preceding months they have gotten little and they all yearn for close relationships with humans. The Puppy Coalition will provide dog food and handle veterinary needs.

We will work around your schedule to show the foster dogs to those who may be interested and potential adopters.

Duchess is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 4 year old, 90 pound, Golden Retriever / Mastiff mix.

Duchess is a happy, friendly girl who doesn’t know that she’s large. She wants to sit on your lap to give you a bear hug and slobbery kisses. Duchess will do best in a home where she’s the only dog and she doesn’t have to share your attention. The $145 adoption fee for Duchess includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip. Find your best friend at Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas or log on to SDpets.org. Call 760753-6413 for more information or to sponsor a pet until it’s adopted. Kennels and Cattery open 11 AM to 5 PM Wednesday through Monday.

She was placed on administrative leave that April and fired in midSeptember. Del Mar Attorney Alvin Gomez is representing the plaintiff. District 1 and 2 City Council Candidate Forum

Wednesday September 10, 7:30 9:30 a.m. Escondido City Hall Council Chambers. The Escondido Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee is hosting a forum for District 1 council candidates, Ed Gallo and Consuelo Martinez, and District 2 council candidates, John Masson, Chad "Shad" Hunziker, Rick Paul and Nicole Downey. Location is

201 North Broadway, Escondido, Open to the public.

Lucky is cage-protective so would do best living in an xpen setup. She would do well in a rabbit-experienced home where her confidence can be appreciated, and probably prefers to be the only bunny of the household. If you like bossy bunnies with lots of personality, this is your girl! Lucky is available for adoption at the San Diego Humane Society’s Escondido Campus 3450 East Valley Parkway. To learn more about Lucky call the adoptions desk at (760) 888-2247.

The Pastor Says . . .

tion, and escapism such as TV, drugs, alcoholism, and pills just to survive with any sense of balance.

We believe that you will find it personally rewarding helping a rescued dog to get a fresh start in a new life. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to volunteer to help save some of these wonderful animals, call Bruce at 760-6129156.

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Lucky, a 2-year-old spayed female rabbit, is a small, tan bunny girl with beautiful brown eyes and a big personality. She has been spayed and is working on her social manners.

Pastor Richard Huls, Retired Changing Your World

A friend and I were discussing world events recently which covered the Middle East, Russia and Ukraine, the Far East with China and her neighbors, the political situation in the U.S., the Muslim immigration to Europe, and many other conflicts our world faces. I could see the tremendous frustration in her face as a true sense of helplessness overwhelmed her. Then she asked, “What can I do? I am only one person just trying to stay alive.” I felt for her in the struggle she had longing for peace and some stability in our swiftly changing world. She, along with others including myself, are victims of forces greater than ourselves. These forces often lead to cynicism, despair, painful resolu-

Since our conversation, I have been thinking about what can be done by an average individual. St. Francis of Assisi, a twelfth century monk, gave us a prayer which is always relevant, ”Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.” Another famous expression comes from the religious order, the Christophers, “It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.” These sayings can inspire each of us to give some light, love, hope, joy, and peace where we are. The person sharing with me runs a humble pizza business along with her husband. Many of their customers are handicapped. Yet, these business owners welcome them with a warm and sincere greeting and go out of their way to make them feel welcomed and comfortable. Candles are lit in these difficult lives. I personally share in a ministry called Dial a Prayer. This is a daily recorded message and prayer which people call for inspiration, guidance, some Scripture, prayer, and a thought for the day. This is to help the callers to keep going, be encouraged, and loved. I believe, along with thousands of others, that while our world seems to be in chaos, leaving many distraught, we can light a candle with faith to help many find their way, even if it is simply a kind word or a cup of cold water.


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Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Daley Ranch House Tours Starting in October

Beginning on October 12, 2014, Escondido Rangers will begin offering monthly tours of the Daley Ranch House. The tours will be held the second Sunday of each month, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Rangers will lead the tours/presentations, with volunteers from the Friends of Daley Ranch assisting.

The Ranch House was built in 1928 out of single-board heart redwood. It was used primarily by the Daley Family for summer entertaining since its one-board thickness made it too cold for year-round living. The great room features a massive stone fireplace made of cobblestones that

were brought around the Cape by clipper ship. The great room also has beautiful single wall tongue and groove redwood walls, which are original, as is the hardwood floor. The original light fixtures were made by Escondido blacksmiths, and still hang from the tall ceiling.

This past year, renovations were completed on the Ranch House and grounds and it is now available to rent for weddings and other private or corporate events.

For information on renting the Ranch House, please contact Teresa Collins, Special Events/Economic Development Coordinator at 760839-4507 or tcollins@escondido.org. For general information about the City of Escondido, please visit www.escondido.org

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter Preparing for Wildfire

At this time of the year, Vista Fire officials to continue about worry the dry Santa Ana winds. With high winds and low humidity, the speed of spread and flame length increases greatly. As we know from the recent fires, there is always the potential for wild fire. Becoming an informed resident is the first step to living safer and smarter. The key is to design a plan for wildfire, prepare your home and surroundings, and practice fire-safe activities. Following are tips to better protect your family and home.

Long before fire threatens, • plan your evacuation.

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Discovering New Species, presented by Margit Galanter at 7pm on Tuesday, September 30.

Senior Service Council Sponsors Eye Screening – The Escondido Senior Service Council sponsors support groups, health screenings and other services for the senior citizens of North County. One of the popular health screenings is the eye screening. Dr. Irene Chennell, a local ophthalmologist, will screen for glaucoma and cataracts. This event will be on Thursday, September 18, at 9am, at the Senior Center, 728 No. Broadway, Escondido. Call 760.480.0611 to register.

“A Taste of Rio” Carnival in Oceanside – The public is invited to attend “A Taste of Rio” Carnival on Saturday, September 20, from 610pm, at St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 4300 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside. Guests can sample food and dance the night away. There will be a silent auction and door prizes. A panel of independent judges will reward the best entrée, appetizer, pasta, BBQ,

Make a list of items to take • during an evacuation. Assemble an Emergency • Supply Kit to take if evacuated. Learn alternate ways out of • your neighborhood in case the usual way is blocked. Plan how you’ll transport • your pet, if necessary. If evacuated, leave exterior • lights on. It helps firefighters find the house in smoke or darkness. Do not leave garden sprin• klers on: it wastes critical water pressure. Designate an out-of-area • contact where family members can relay information. Listen to local news. If offi• cials instruct you to leave, do so immediately.

For more information call the Department Fire Vista 760.643.2801.

soup, gumbo, or dessert. Guests choose their favorite dish by voting for the People’s Choice Award. Chef applications are still being accepted and vendors interested in representation can donate items for the silent auction. Tickets are $50/person. To purchase tickets, donate to the auction, or obtain a chef application, visit www.ncaawa.org or call 760.978.6534. There will be steel drums, stilt walkers, Brazilian dancers, and the sounds of Salsa, at this 18th Annual Gentlemen’s Gourmet presented by North County African American Women’s Association. There will be an entertainment-studded line-up also. Money raised from this fundraiser provides scholarships to young women in North San Diego County continuing their education at the college and university level. Last year, with the help of donors, approximately $16,000 in scholarships were awarded to deserving students in North County. The goal this year is to raise $20,000 for the scholarship program.

Palomar Health Offers Free and Low-Cost Health Education Classes & Screenings – The September schedule of classes and

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond Free Emergency Response Training in San Marcos

The City of San Marcos, in partnership with Palomar College, will be sponsoring a tuition free, 10-part Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training series on consecutive Saturdays from 8:30 to 3 pm beginning Sept. 6 and running through Sept. 20.

Recent wildfires serve as a reminder of the importance of emergency preparedness. CERT training includes courses in disaster preparedness, fire safety, terrorism, basic disaster response skills and disaster medical operations to prepare individuals to tend to themselves and their family members, neighbors or coworkers

during crisis events.

Successful CERT graduates will receive a certificate of completion in the non-credit Palomar College course and an invitation to join the San Marcos CERT Team. Team members are issued equipment kits, attend periodic Saturday morning training refresher sessions and participate in rescue drills with the San Marcos Fire Department. Together, the San Marcos CERT Team and an educated community will be a vital piece to the survival and recovery of our region in the event of a disaster.

To register for CERT training, please call (760) 744-1050 ext. 3410 or visit www.san-marcos.net for more information.

Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood 18th Annual Surf for the Sea

Come on out and enjoy some fun in the sun while supporting a worthy event. The 18th Annual Surf for the Sea will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 6th and 7th at the North Jetty Oceanside Harbor. The Oceanside Firefighters event will take place on Friday, September 5th and will feature our local public safety officers surfing in a fun-filled exhibition. New this year, we have added a Junior Pro event “Summer Youth Clash” for our youth under 20. Local surf related businesses Brixton, Chemistry Surfboards, Nixon Eyeware, Raen Optics and Surfride Board Shop have guaranteed a $6,000 total purse for this event that will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, September 3rd and 4th. Surf for the

screenings led by physicians and other health professionals during September include weight loss safely and maintaining; advances in weight loss and metabolic surgery; secrets to happiness; preparation for child birth; treating PMS naturally; successful breastfeeding (prenatal); understanding your child’s behavior (10-week series); healthy habits for a healthier life; free your knees; nutrition for kidney disease; and coping with anxiety disorders. Most of these classes are free and registration is required by calling 1-800.628.2880 or visit www.PalomarHealth.org/classes. Other classes available are Infant Massage (5-week series); call 877.504.2299 for registration. Classes for Prostate Health Awareness and Caring for Your Kidneys; call OASIS at 760.796.6020 to register. These classes are scheduled throughout the month of September at different locations and fill up quickly, so early registration is recommended. San Diego Botanic Garden Events/Classes in September – Varied classes and events are scheduled during September at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Some are free with paid admission or membership,

Sea is a commemorative surfing event in loving memory of all local surfers and family of Surf for the Sea who passed away. It is a memorial benefit for the Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter and other environmental organizations helping to protect our coast, ocean, waves and beaches. Trophies will be awarded in 15 divisions. The entry fee is $50 for amateur and $100 for the Pro Division. All competitors receive an event T-shirt, lunch catered by local restaurant Johnny Manana’s and a chance at the opportunity raffle including surfboards, wetsuits and great prizes provided by the surfing industry. A beach clean up that has ties to the theme of environmental awareness will also be included. Entry blanks are available online at www.surfridersd.org, www.surfwsa.org, www.surfsss.org, www.internationalsurfservices.com and www.seasister.com.

and others have a cost. “Sculpture in the Garden” is a sculpture exhibition of 33 artists; take a self-guided tour with a map. For info, http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm. “What’s In My Backyard Garden: A Musical Experience” – a 6week music education program for children ages 3-6 to explore their home environment and make new discoveries; through music, movement, dance, storytelling and instruments. For info, http://www.sdbgarden.org/hcg-home.htm. “Composting Workshop” – learn basics of backyard composting from the Solana Center for Recycling. Info: www.solanacenter.org. “WaterSmart Landscape Makeover Series, presented by the Garden, S.D. County Water Authority and DeLorenzo International. Contact Angela Benson of DeLorenzo at 619.295.5115, ext. 22 or email abenson@delorenzo-intl.com. For three classes: “Succulent Wreath Class” – learn the art of making a succulent wreath; “New Plants for Southern California,” lecture and plant sale;

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The Paper • Page 12 • September 04, 2014 as start-up VP of Operations for Packard Bell going from start-up to a billion dollar a year PC maker in just two years. Over the years Nome also worked for several high tech companies (Belden Corp, Westinghouse, Control Data, FMC, Volker-Craig and BEI.) Her specialties were process controls and project management. In several companies we worked together.

Paul & Nome Van Middlesworth, The Computer Factory

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The Computer Store that wouldn’t die - Part I

In January of 1995 Vision Technologies, a PC manufacturer located in Vista, offered us a contract to come in and clean up Vision with an eye toward optimizing the company’s market value as an acquisition for a larger company. Since 1975 I had specialized in managing companies in start-up and turn-around environments. First as Director of Manufacturing for NCR Canada leading a team to build and operate a new one thousand employee facility in Waterloo Ontario. Next as Director of Operations in a turn-around environment for an NCR acquisition in the Silicon Valley. Then to San Diego as VP of Operations for a new United Telecommunications acquisition (Megatek) managing a fivefold growth in four years and finally

Why Local Politics Really Matter

When I tell someone I write a blog about governance and politics I often get variations on this response: “I’m so busy, I really don’t know what’s going on. It doesn’t matter anyway.”

When someone who lives in Escondido says that, I want to scream buy them a coffee, sit them down and explain that it does matter and they need to know what’s going on. Here’s why. Miriam Webster Dictionary defines politics as activities that relate to influencing the actions and policies of a government or getting and keeping power in a government. For the Mayor of Escondido along with the Deputy Mayor and three Council members that means deciding how to spend the money that comes into the City via taxes, fines, fee and grants — this year’s budget totaled about $82 million. And what can they spend that money on? It is up to them. It is also generally agreed that

Vision Technologies made PCs for electronics distributors and catalogue stores. I went to work as VP of Operations and Nome started cleaning up materials handling and distribution. In July the company accepted a buyout offer from BTC, an Asian conglomerate. BTC wanted the Vision name and distribution channels but not the inventory. We had already worked up a plan to establish a Vision Technologies Factory Outlet Store so we did a handshake partnership with Vision’s owner and moved all the Vision inventories into the six thousand square foot site vacated by the San Marcos Library when they moved to their new location in the present San Marcos City Government complex. The plan was for Nome and I to manage a wholesale/retail operation aimed at turning the inventory into cash. We would build PCs and sell components until the inventory was gone and then we would close the store. We estimated this would take about one year. Neither Nome nor I had any experience dealing with retail computer sales, in fact, neither of us had ever been inside a computer store.

elected officials have the power to make decisions on municipal election matters and land use and zoning. What does this mean on a practical basis? How does it affect our everyday lives? If there is an empty lot in your neighborhood, the City Council can allow a private citizen to build a house there or allow a businessman to put a car wash there or can decide to turn it into a neighborhood park.

If there is a community center your kids like to go to, the City Council can decide what hours it will be open, what programs it will offer and whether people will have to pay to participate. They can also decide to close it down and sell it to someone who wants to use it for a private venture. If your street has potholes and your sidewalks are nonexistent, the City Council can choose to ignore the problems or fix the potholes and build some sidewalks.

If there are kids in your neighborhood getting into trouble, the City Council can deal with it by making more arrests, concentrating on community collaboration efforts or keeping the local gym open in the evening. This last example illustrates

Since we had absolutely no preconceived notions about how a computer store was supposed to be managed, we really had no choice but to let our customers tell us how they thought a computer store should work. Our business model became what is known in industry as “user defined.” It seemed to work for us and our customers. As we continued to build PCs we began to run out of some components so we had to reestablish old vendor contacts and start buying new components. After six months we were mostly selling new components and building new PCs with newly purchased components. The business had begun to take on a life of its own and it was difficult to see an end point. Nome and I were enjoying the challenge and it was fun

how a problem can be looked at and dealt with in different ways. I think we would all agree that the police and fire department play a major role in public safety. But what other areas of government have an effect? Code enforcement can make sure a building doesn’t become a fire hazard. A senior center can give older residents a place to stay cool when they don’t have air conditioning. A community center can give kids a safe place to play. Libraries can help students do better in school and help people write resumes. Together, all of these things can be a part of providing public safety. But it is the Mayor and City Council that will make the final decisions on what gets funded and what does not. There are always occasions that bring people out to public meetings. In the last few years that included concerns about the closing of the East Valley Branch Library, cuts in Recreation funding, plans to build on land that will now become El Caballo Park, a proposal to lease Kit Carson Park land for a for-profit water park, the Escondido Country Club initiative — there are many more that could be added to the list. But no matter how many people came to those meetings, the final decision was up to the five sitting on the dais.

working with people and solving problems. Our employees had become family and we didn’t want to let them down. We didn’t have any better plans so we made the decision to just keep on doing what we were doing. We bought our partner out.

Our industry savvy friends told us that PCs were becoming a commodity product like calculators. They told us there was no way we could build PCs and compete with the major American PC manufacturers like Gateway. Compaq, Packard Bell and Dell. Conventional wisdom said that mega stores like Comp USA, Good Guys, Office Depot, Radio Shack, Incredible Universe, Circuit City and Best Buy would run us out of business with lower cost parts and service. Tune in next week for the further adventures of “the computer store that wouldn’t die.”

And so in the end, it is really important that we know something about local politics. This year that means knowing who is running for office, what they believe, what they support and what they have done. It is equally important to register to vote. Because come November the majority of the City Council will be up for election. Who wins those three seats will be making decisions for the next four years on how every penny of our City budget will be spent. And that definitely matters.

Editor’s Note: This is a reprint from Escondido2014.com - a blog written by Escondido resident Pat Mues. She is widely respected by friend and foe as someone who does her homework and is informed on the local political scene. You may access her blog by simply going to escondido2014.com. It’s free and you can go back in the archives to read what has happened and commented upon in the past. Reprints of Pat’s blog and her comment(s) appear every week in The Paper. Need Legal Ads? Call us. The Paper 760.747.7119


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and “Photo Workshop-Focus on Orchids”, learn how to photograph orchids, visit http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm. – detailed works of art depicting different plant species. There are 43 works representing 18 artists on view through November 6, with artists’ reception on September 21st from 4:30-7pm. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/events.ht m. The San Diego Botanic Garden is located in Encinitas.

The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving – This program will be presented by Martha Ranon of Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC), on Wednesday, September 17, from 12noon to 2pm, with registration and lunch beginning at 11:30am. This program will explore ways to recognize, understand and respond to emotional challenges of being a caregiver. Explore stress management techniques, and learn what resources are available. For nursing and social work, two free contact hours of Continuing Education Units provided by SCRC. RSVP by Friday, September 12, by calling 760.737.7900. Event will be held at Silverado-Escondido, 1500 Borden Road, Escondido 92026.

Escondido History Center’s Walking Tour – This month join Robin Fox for a tour of downtown Escondido. You’ve probably spent considerable time on Grand Avenue, but you’ll probably see things you never noticed before. The date and time is Saturday, September 20, at 10am; meet at the SE corner of Broadway and Grand.

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Glass Mosaics Class in Vista - Kate O'Brien of Art Beat on Main St. will be teaching a glass mosaics class on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 & 21 from 1 - 3pm each day at Art Beat on Main St., 330 Main St. in Vista. This is a beginners class and we will be creating a birdbath using a 14" terra cotta saucer. The class is $25. You bring the saucer and everything else is provided. If interested, contact Kate O'Brien at 760.726.8737.

Library Celebrates “Library Card Sign-Up Month” - September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Escondido Public Library encourages community members of all ages, especially students, to sign-up for a library card, which are always free and easy to get. Fill out an application in-person at the Library’s Customer Service Desk or complete an online application at escon.iii.com/selfreg. A card can be used to download eBooks or eAudiobook; check out the latest novel or a DVD; sing up to use a public computer to access the Internet or do homework. There are a host of online electronic resources on the website, learn a new language, get homework help 24/7, or access online encyclopedias and magazines. During September, have fun with your card. Take a selfie and tell how you use your Library card. These will be shared on social media using #GetCarded to spread the word about endless possibilities a Library card provides. The Escondido Library also will celebrate “Banned Books Week” September 21-27, to raise awareness of intellectual freedom and the right as citizens to read. Visit library.escondido.org/banned for more info and a list of banned books. All Library programs and services are

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Recycled Fashion to Hit the Catwalk on September 27 at Vintana Restaurant

Where do recycling, creativity and modeling meet? At the edgy and exciting Recycled Materials Runway Event on the Moonlight Veranda of The Lexus Escondido and Vintana Wine & Dine on September 27, 2014. Presented by the Escondido Municipal Art Gallery as their premier fundraiser, the eco-decadent runway event highlights artists and fashion designers from across the state working with recycled and repurposed materials. Doors open at 6pm with trunk shows and VIP cabana service, courtesy of Vintana. The Runway shows begin at 7:15pm. The Recycled Materials Runway Event features artwork and fashion designs with a focus on student and emerging fashion designers. "All garments and accessories are constructed, assembled and embellished using conventional and non-conventional elements including thrifted reconditioned and trashed materials," said Wendy Wilson, Executive

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Death Notices Robert McDonald, 67, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on August 22, 2014

Gerda Rosenberger, 92, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on August 26, 2014 Frank James Cardiff, 91, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on August 26, 2014 Paul William Littlefield, 57, of Escondido, CA., passed away on August 26, 2014. Chace James, 25, of Escondido, Ca., passed away on August 2, 2014.

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Director of the Escondido Arts Partnership/Escondido Municipal Art Gallery. "This exciting evening includes many different kinds of visual art including film and installations, all inspired by the re-using of objects otherwise destined for landfills!"

Award-winning recycle designers will be spotlighted, including members of the collective Haute Trash, Shaun Muscolo and Judith Nielsen. Muscolo and Nielsen, working under the name "Elvira Mental Werks" (a word play on "environmental works"), specialize in recycled materials knitwear. Bulldogge & Co., a totally re-purposed leather company will also participate with a runway show highlighting American made men's clothing and accessories. Proceeds from the Recycled Materials Runway Event support programming at the Escondido Municipal Gallery which is a free community art space that provides arts education in schools and in the community. The gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido. For tickets and information, visit www.escondidoarts.org or call 760.480.4101. Vintana restaurant is located at 1205 Auto Parkway, at the Lexus dealership in Escondido. For more information, visit www.thecentreescondido.com.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021020 The name of the business: Sign Shop San Diego, located at 1075 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Scott Worrell 415 Auburn Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/5/14. /s/Scott Worrell This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/5/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/4/2014 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME

37-2014-00027771-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Maria de Jesus Banderas, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Maria de Jesus Bandera. Proposed name: Maria J. Mota. 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: October 14, 2014, 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 8/19/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 8/28, 9/04, 9/11 & 9/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021751 The name of the business: S. A. Thompson, Inc., dba RotoRooter Sewer & Drain, located at 1342 Industrial Avenue, Escondido, Ca., 92029, is hereby registered by the following: S. A. Thompson, Inc. 530 Nicolo Court Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 9/25/95. /s/Linda Black, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/13/2014 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 & 9/11/14

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021686 The name of the business: Horizon RPV, located at 425 Dale Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Sinuhe David Montoya 1225 Boyle Ave Escondido, Ca. 92027 Douglas Goodwin 475 Dale Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 7/20/14. /s/Sinuhe David Montoya This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/12/2014 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 & 9/11/14 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00025201-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Regan N. Green on behalf of LaVonne Jayden Mathis, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: LaVonne Jayden Mathis to Proposed name LaVonne Jayden Green. 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: September 23, 2014, 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 7/29/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 8/21, 8/28, 9/04 & 9/11/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-020867 The name of the business: Education Enterprises, located at 1501 San Elijo Road South, Ste #104-136, San Marcos, CA. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Sheri Lynn Beshir 8679 Lemon Ave #2 La Mesa, Ca. 91941 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/4/14. /s/Sheri Lynn Beshir, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/4/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 and 9/18/2014

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00026528-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Edgar Plascencia and Claudie Plascencia-Chomoshe, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name(s): Edgdar Plascencia, Proposed name: Yehudah Weisz, Present name: Natali Plascencia. Proposed name: Rachel Weisz. Present name: Natania Plascencia. Proposed name: Leah Weisz. Present name: Claudia Plescencia-Chomoshe. Proposed name: Sarah Weisz. 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: September 20, 2014, 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 8/8/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 8/28, 9/04, 9/11 & 9/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022273 The name of the business: Champions Family Restaurant, located at 117 W. Grand Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Annette M. Champion 1810 S. Juniper St. Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 7/1/1986. /s/Annette M. Champion, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/19/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 & 9/18/14 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021693 The name of the business: Fitch Audio, located at 390 Avenida La Cuesta, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: JG Performance Fitness, Inc. 390 Avenida La Custa San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Gwendolyn Alden, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/12/2014 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 & 9/11/14

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022339 The name of the business: Roots Hair Studio, located at 2055 Montiel Road, Suite 109, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Linda Debora Garcia 1211 Armstrong Cir Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Linda Debora Garcia, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/19/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 and 9/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022760 The name of the business: eMade Solutions, located at 744 Avenida Leon, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: P&E Enterprise Solutions, LLC 744 Avenida Leon San Marcos Ca. This business is conducted by Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Elizabeth Okoreeh-Baah, Managing Partner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/25/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 and 9/18/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022619 The name of the business: Snack and Bottle Shop, located at 703-05 E. Valley Parkway, Escndido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: An Do 1203 Country Estates Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 Joshua Aaron Minturn 5673 Split Mountain Rd. Borrego Springs, Ca. 92004 This business is conducted by copartners. First day of business was n/a. /s/An Do This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/21/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 and 9/18/2014

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2014-00027329-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Emma Denise Huitt, a minor , by her guardian/mother, Jaimee J. Olinger, filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Emma Denise Huitt. Proposed name: Emma Denise Olinger. 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: October 7, 2014, 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 8/15/2014. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 8/28, 9/04, 9/11 & 9/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022464 The name of the business: Rocket Science Acoustics, Entelek ACM, located at 8048 Harmony Grove Rd. Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: Barry Bridge 8048 Harmony Grove Road Escondido, Ca. 92029 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01 June 2000. /s/Barry Bridge, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/20/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 & 9/18/14 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022799 The name of the business: Alba Action, located at 1485 Rimrock Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: DAVL, LLC 1485 Rimrock Dr. Escondido, CA. 92027 This business is conducted by Limited Liability Company. First day of business was 8/25/2014. /s/Leah Whittaker, Managing Member This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/25/2014 8/28, 9/4, 9/11 and 9/18/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022084 The name of the business: River’s Edge Community Pharmacy, located at 15721 Bernardo Heights Parkway, Suite L, San Diego, Ca. 92128, is hereby registered by the following: Egyptian, Inc. 1875 California Ave. Corona, Ca. 92881 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Genevieve Benjamin, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/15/2014 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 and 9/11/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021535 The name of the business: King Carpet Cleaning, located at 2334 Big Pine Rd., Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Chad Cooney 2334 Big Pine Rd. Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/11/2014. /s/Chad Cooney This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/11/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023014 The name of the business: North County Fun Booth, located at 5078 Nighthawk Way, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Wendy Anne Hill and James Edward Tobin 5078 NIghthawk Way Oceanside, Ca. 92056 Amber Webb 7155 Surfbird Circle Carlsbad, CA. 92011 This business is conducted by a General Partnershp. First day of business was n/a. /s/James Edward Tobin This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/27/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023037 The name of the business: E & G Builders, Inc., located at 14106 Hilldale Road, Valley Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: E&G Builders, Inc. 14106 Hilldale Rd. Valley Center, CA. 92082 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Santiago Daniel Verduzco, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/27/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021222 The name of the business: D-Mac’s Tire & Automotive, located at 1554 E. Grand Avenue, Suite B, Escondido Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Brian M. Golden 13435 Standish Dr. Poway, Ca. 92064 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Brian M. Golden, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/7/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/4/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-022199 The name of the business: G and J Produce, located at 4919 Conejo Rd., Fallbrook Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Gary Alexis 4919 Conejo Rd. Fallbrook, Ca. 92028 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/8/14 Gary Alexis, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/18/2014 8/21, 8/28, 9/4 and 9/11/2014 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT

The

#2014-021750

name

of

the

business: UEI

College, located at 2085 Montiel Rd.,

Ste 101, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is

hereby registered by the following:

Lockwood & Holmes, Inc.

16485 Laguna Canyon Rd. Suite 300

Items for The Social Butterfly? email to:

thesocialbutterfly@cox.net

Irvine, Ca. 92618

This business is conducted by a cor-

poration. First day of business was

3/02/2010.

Lars Vaaler, CFO

This

statement

Ernest

J.

was

filed

Dronenburg

with Jr.,

County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego

County 8/13/201

9/4, 9/11, 9/18 & 9/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023534 The name of the business: Masterpiece Pools and Outdoor Living, located at 970 W. Valley Pkwy, #333, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Bruce Swift 970 W. Valley Pkwy #333 Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/ Bruce Swift, Owner’/ This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/02/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023531 The name of the business: Trendy, located at 611 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Tae Hong Kim 9345 Adelphia St. San Diego, Ca. 92129 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 1/24/2003. /s/ Tae Hong Kim, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/02/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023532 The name of the business: Trendy, located at 960 S. Santa Fe Ave., Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Tae Hong and Jeong Ae Kim 9345 Adelphia St. San Diego, Ca. 92129 This business is conducted by a married couple. First day of business was 9/09/2005. /s/ Tae Hong Kim, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 9/02/2014 9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME 760.500.1456 DRE#00893014

No Excuses! We Get It Sold!

STATEMENT

#2014-023510

The name of the business: La Cocina de Anita, located at

168 W. Mission Ave, Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby reg-

istered by the following:

Sanjuana M. Castillo Rangel

960 E. Mission AVe Apt 15

Escondido, Ca. 92025

This business is conducted by an indivdidual. First day of

business was 9/01/2014.

/s/ Sanjuana M. Castillo Rangel, Owner

This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg

Jr.,

County

9/02/2014

Clerk/Recorder

of

9/4, 9/11, 9/18 and 9/25/2014

San

Diego

County

760.402.5578 • 619.906.9097 CA. LIc: #973661 C61/D49

Legals FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-020734 The name of the business: Casa Bonito Real Estate Group, located at 664 E. Vista Way, #A, Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Carmen Guadalupe Gonzalez 1553 Summercreek Ct. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Carmen Guadalupe Gonzalez, Broker This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/01/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28 & 9/04/14 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-020866 The name of the business: Ross Financial, Inc., located at 1605 Grand Ave. #1, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Ross Financial, Inc. 805 English Holly Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 8/4/14. /s/Danny Estell, CEO This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/04/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28 & 9/04/14

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-021152 The name of the business: Fode Wood, located at 3110 Mary Lane, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Benjamin Fode 3110 Mary Lane Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 8/5/14. /s/Benjamin Fode, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/06/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28 & 9/04/14

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-019101 The name of the business: Kings Dream Entertainment, located at 215 Westlake Drive, #4, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Ruslan Karaoglanov 215 Westlake Drive Unit #4 San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 01/01/14. /s/Ruslan Karaoglanov This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 7/16/2014 8/14, 8/21, 8/28 & 9/04/14 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023278 The name of the business: Sammy & Luis Painting, Sammy & Luis Service Co., located at 301 W. Vermont Ave #424, Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: G & Z Construction Services, In. 301 W. Vermone Ave #424 Escondido, Ca. 92025 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 07/18/14. /s/Luis Garcia, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/28/2014 9/04, 9/11, 9/18 & 9/25/14 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2014-023070 The name of the business: PepperTree Montessori School, PinkTower Montessori School, located at 203 Laurine Ln., Fallbrook, Ca. 92028, is hereby registered by the following: Vipula Rajadakse and Chandani Jayasinghe 3159 Avenida Olmeda Carlsbad, Ca. 92029 Sisira Jayasinghe 3305 Banham Ave. Temple, Tx. 76502 This business is conducted by co-partners. First day of business was n/a. /s/Vipula Rajapakse, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County 8/27/2014 9/04, 9/11, 9/18 & 9/25/14


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NOTE: Dr. Heilman’s Spine and Neuropathy Care Center is located at 700 W. El Norte Pkwy in Escondido immediately East of Interstate 15 at the intersection of Seven Oaks.

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