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The Killing of a Warrior

Volume 44- No. 24

by lyle e davis

We send our warriors, well trained, full of experience, out onto the battlefields to do battle with the bad guys and to slay the dragons.

They return, covered with honor and glory.

And then we kill them.

By most accounts, Jim Maher was an ideal Chief of Police.

A veteran cop who had come up through the ranks; a “cop’s cop,” a cop who enjoyed the support of his troops . . . and who supported his troops - to the point of declining a pay raise until such time as they had received a pay raise. He was a cop who enjoyed broad support from the people he was hired to protect.

Jim Maher had just one little problem.

His boss didn’t like him.

His leader.

His supervisor.

Several of his subordinate officers apparently didn’t either.

Events leading up to the “retirement” of Chief Maher:

Chief Maher showed strong support for the police labor union during tense negotiations in 2011 and early 2012, which did not endear him to City Manager, Clay Phillips.

On March 4, 2012, Lieutenant Craig Carter prepared a Supervisor’s Report commending five Escondido police officers for an operation that was being recognized for “Performance under pressure.” The Paper - 760.747.7119

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Lieutentant Craig Carter was, and is, an amiable sort. Great sense of humor, is comfortable socializing with all levels of society, and with the men who serve him.

Carter injected some humor into his “commendation” - the type of humor one is likely to find within a military barrack . . . or within the very private confines of a police headquarters but the type of humor probably not intended for public consumption.

The commendation was approved by Captain Bob Benton. When a copy of the commendation reached Chief Maher, he ordered the commendation shredded as being “totally inappropriate.”

The document was duly shredded. However, an electronic copy had already been sent. We have a copy of that commendation and its image is printed at the end of this story.

The story continuesd and appears to follow this general time line . . . and has been confirmed by witnesses to the events, all of whom must remain confidential.

Chief Maher’s boss, Escondido City Manager Clay Phillips, awarded nearly $200,000 in raises to his departmental heads. Jim Maher was scheduled for a pay raise but he turned the raise down saying he did not want a pay raise until his officers got theirs. He stood up for his men and women . . but in so doing, he angered and embarrassed Phillips.

In March of 2012, after Maher had turned down his raise, reliably informed sources advise us that Escondido City Manager Clay Phillips confronted Chief

Escondido Chief of Police, Jim Maher (Retired)

of Police Jim Maher and said, “Your services are no longer needed. You are terminated.” or words to that effect.

Within a few days Mayor Sam Abed learned of the firing and was enraged. He confronted Phillips, asking him how dare he fire our Chief of Police without consulting him.

Maher retained his position but Phillips had been badly chastised and, again, embarrassed. A grudge had begun.

Mayor Sam Abed would not comment on the allegations of the above incident other than to re-affirm the City Manager, not the Council, is responsible for all but two employee decisions (the City Manager and City

Attorney).

Phillips had been stung because within the same month, after his granting of raises to his departmental heads became known, a hue and cry arose from the general public as well as many city staffers, calling for Phillip’s head.

They said the city had closed a branch library, had cut off funding for essential services for the elderly, had insisted on concessions from employees . . . and yet Phillips had the audacity to quietly hand out raises of between 9 and 24 percent to top management staff. Phillips defended the raises given to 11 managers totaling more than $173,000. They ranged from a low of $4,800 for the director of

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equipment.

utilities to a high of $32,666 for an assistant city attorney.

Meanwhile, Chief Maher continued his duties as Chief. He was well aware of the animosity directed toward him by Phillips . . .but he continued doing his job.

One of his aides, a very attractive young lady by the name of Leticia Garduno, served as his Community Outreach Officer. Maher had his critics within the Latino community and he needed someone who was fluent in Spanish, who could help Maher communicate with and to the Latino community. They attended many events together.

As a result, tongues began to wag. Two senior officers within the department, then-Lieutenant Craig Carter and Captain Bob Benton, had begun exchanging private and personal text messages about Chief Maher, alleging an affair was going on between Chief Maher and Letty Garduno. These text messages were on city time, on city

Give Us This Day Our Daily Chuckle This week, a compendium of wit, wisdom and neat stuff you can tell at parties. Enjoy! Senior Texting 101

Young people have theirs, now Seniors have their own texting codes: • ATD- At the Doctor's

• BFF - Best Friends Funeral

• BTW- Bring the Wheelchair • BYOT - Bring Your Own Teeth • CBM- Covered by Medicare • CUATSC- See You at the Senior Center • DWI- Driving Incontinent

While

• FWIW - Forgot Where I

The Paper has obtained a copy of these long-suppressed text messages. We had requested copies from the city. That request was denied.

Several sources felt the information was critically important to ensuring fairness and contacted The Paper and supplied us with the copies. The text messages:

Craig: 1:35 Doing well were going home.

Bob Sat 1:41 Wow that’s great. Hospital suck. Home is the best place. Bob 1:42 Let me know if you need help getting her out of the car or moving her inside.

Craig 1:43 Thanks I’m letting my strong boy cole help her in. Editor’s note: This conversation concerned Carter’s wife, Jessie, who was leaving the hospital and going home. Cole is Carter’s son. Bob 1:44

Was

• GGPBL- Gotta Go, Pacemaker Battery Low • GHA - Got Heartburn Again

• HGBM - Had Good Bowel Movement • LMDO- Laughing My Dentures Out • LOL- Living on Lipitor

• OMSG - Oh My! Sorry, Gas • TOT- Texting on Toilet

• WAITT - Who Am I Talking To?

Hope these help. GGLKI (Gotta Go, Laxative Kicking in!) Questionable Statistics Sex & Calories

They say that during sex you burn off as many calories as running 8 miles. Who the hell runs 8 miles in 55 seconds?

OK Craig 3:15 4:44 That was from cole. Can you send an update that she is home resting?

Bob 4:49 Yes I can. You still want people to call or to hold off? Craig 4:51 Text is best.

Bob. Anything other than she’s home? 4:51 And what # do you want text on? 4:54 Craig 4:55 Work is fine. Thanks.

Bob 5:37 I’ll put the note out later.We’re out gathering bugs right now. Craig 5:38 Ok thinks (sic)

Bob 8:45 From Jim. (Maher -editor) Let’s hold off. We have Hippa issues from the other emails, and potential resentment from dozens of other employees whose own medical issues were not given treatment, let alon their spouse and family members. Good news for

Editor’s Note: Dan Gookin is a long time friend, author of numerous books on computers, “DOS for Dummies,” and the entire genre of that series . . . a computer guru of the first order and an interesting sense of humor. Here, for example, a poem for computer folk: Hello, old friend. I remember you from long ago. Maybe not the exact time, but the memory is fresh. How I loved you. Now I see you again, right there, stuck between the J and K keys. A tiny morsel of a snack that once was. Too small to accurately identify. Were you a piece of cheese? A chip? A crumb of cake? Gently I pluck you out. Into my mouth. Yum! Hello, old friend. Car Keys

Several days ago, as I left a meeting at a hotel I desperately gave myself a personal TSA pat down. I was looking for my keys. They were not in my pockets. A quick search in the meeting room revealed nothing. Suddenly I realized I

Jessie but I will now have to figure out a consistent protocol for everyone. Bob 8:46 Sorry. I can’t even tell everyone she’s home.

Bob 8:48 I did tell him that we set a precedent with Robins ipad and nothing was done for Jessie. Craig 8:48 Funny. What a complete mess he is. Bob 8:50 Yep.

Craig 8:51 Let me think,,; how many times did we bend over for Teresa Ramirez? oh that was different.

Editor’s Note: Reference is to Teresa Ramirez, a much loved and admired city employee who developed cancer, then saw it go into remission, then return, and to which she eventually succumbed. Bob 8:53 Yeah. Named room after her

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must have left them in the car. Frantically, I headed for the parking lot. My husband has scolded me many times for leaving the keys in the ignition. My theory is the ignition is the best place not to lose them. His theory is that the car will be stolen.

As I burst through the door, I came to a terrifying conclusion; his theory was right. The parking lot was empty. I immediately called the police. I gave them my location, confessed that I had left my keys in the car, and that it had been stolen. Then I made the most difficult call of all, "Honey," I stammered. (I always call him "honey" in times like these.) "I left my keys in the car and it's been stolen." There was a period of silence. I thought the call had been dropped, but then I heard his voice. "Are you kidding me," he barked, "I dropped you off!" Now it was my time to be silent. Embarrassed, I said, "Well, come and get me." He

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which violated city policy but he did it anyway. Cuz its the right thing to do. He’s probably on the phone to chihua Editor’s Note: Misspelling of chihuahua - a Mexican dog or “Mexican bitch.” They are referring to Chief Maher being on the phone to Letty Garduno. trying to figure it out. Craig 8:55 I don’t like him anymore. Bob 8:56 Yeah. Something weird going on. He’s going further back into that bunker he’s building.

Craig 8:58 Yea. A lot more cya than usual. Editor’s Note: CYA = military jargon for “Cover Your Ass.” Bob 9:14 I need to call you asap. Craig 9:15 Do it.

According to our reliably informed sources, Captain Bob Benton had accidentally pushed a wrong button and sent a copy of the text message traffic to Chief Maher. When Maher read the text messages and figured out they were about him, he called Benton and/or Craig into his office and read them the riot act. These text messages emerged in April, 2012. In theory, that should have been the end of it. Two subordinate, but high ranking officers were caught in inappropriate behavior, were chewed out, and sent back to duty.

But Maher felt he had a duty to report the actions of his officers to his direct supervisor in the chain of command, City Manager Clay Phillips. The text messages were not turned over to Phillips, however, until sometime in August or September of 2012.

Up to about April of 2012 Maher had the support of the Escondido City Council majority. Several sources have confirmed to us, however, that Maher was ordered by Phillips to have no further contact with council members. The only source of information that reached the council members

ears, then, was that which came from Clay Phillips.

In time, Phillips was able, according to sources, to convert the council to a position of nonsupport for Maher. His only council support came from his one-time nemesis, Deputy Mayor Olga Diaz.

To the shock of most everyone within the department, within city hall, and within the public sector, instead of disciplining the two senior officers involved, Clay Phillips suspended Chief Jim Maher, with pay, while an investigation was conducted. The two senior officers were not suspended or, to our knowledge, even reprimanded. One of the officers, Lieutenant Craig Carter, was even later promoted to a position of Captain. There are a number of very reliable sources who allege that Phillips and Carter have become close friends and that Phillips has been grooming Carter for the position of Chief for at least two years. Political observers are still scratching their heads on that series of events.

There are those, The Paper included, who feel the matter could have easily been resolved in house. The two officers had been chastised and counseled by their chief and sent back to work. End of story. But Maher did what he felt was his duty and transmitted the text messages and other information to Phillips.

Which appears to have given Phillips exactly what he needed to seek revenge against Maher . . . to give him cause to ultimately rid himself of a Chief that had embarrassed him by standing up for his troops.

First a suspension, an investigation, at a cost of $72,000, the results of which will likely never be known to the taxpayers who paid for that investigation, and, ultimately, a demand that Maher retire - which Maher eventually did. Maher is not hurting financially. His salary was $150,000 per year. He has a pension that will pay him about $135,000 annually (90% of his annual salary.) His reputation, however, has been tarnished. A law enforcement officer who

devoted his life to his career and won plaudits from his peers and his constituents throughout . . . only to end up tossed out on a trash heap via a forced “retirement.” Was Maher railroaded out of the department? Did his senior officers betray him?

“I didn’t think it would lead to retirement,” said Deputy Mayor Olga Diaz. “The entire fiasco never made sense to me. Why would you put the chief on leave while you investigate possible wrongdoing by others?”

The city of Escondido is not known for sharing its secrets. We can investigate and come up with bits and pieces, we know all of the players, and we have sources. We can put all those bits and pieces together and come up with a probable scenario . . . but, in the end . . . it’s up to you, the reader, to decide the merits of the case. Let’s look at the players in this story: Chief of Police Jim Maher (retired):

• Originally from Syracuse NY. Enlisted in the Marine Corps and after an overseas tour (Japan) was stationed at Camp Pendleton as a military police officer. Hired by Escondido Police Department in June 1980. Named “Honor Graduate” from the 99th San Diego Police Academy – given award by Bill Kollender, who at the time was the SDPD Chief. Served on the Escondido Police Officers’ Association Board, including a year as president, from 1987-1990. • Served as a patrol officer, field training officer, and detective until promoted to sergeant in 1988. Spent four years as the Special Investigations sergeant – drugs, gangs, vice, and intelligence – Maher said of these assignments, “great people in the unit; best job in the Police Department!”

• Promoted to lieutenant in 1996 and attended the F.B.I. National Academy in 1997. Investigations commander and press spokesperson from 20002004. Promoted to Captain in 2005 and oversaw the Services Bureau. Created a CompStat crime trends and analysis program to focus the Department’s efforts on crime reduction. Founder of the Escondido

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retorted, "I will, as soon as I can convince this cop I didn't steal your car."

Yep, it's the golden years ... ••••• I childproofed my house. But they still get in. ••••• I took the road less traveled. Now I don’t now where the hell I am! ••••• I know a gal who claims the first two husbands are just for practice. ••••• However, that same gal is as kinky as a cheap garden hose. ••••• My girlfriend recently crushed me when she said, “Sorry. You must have me confused with the maid we don’t have.” ••••• Stress is when you wake up screaming and realized you hadn’t fallen asleep yet. ••••• I’ll have a cafe-Mocha-vodkaValium Latte to go, please. ••••• My girlfriend told me she had finished the laundry and the ashes were in the fireplace. Police Athletic Program, coordinated semi-annual department blood drives for 17 years, member of the Escondido Kiwanis Club, C.A.F.E., and many other community groups. AA Degree from Palomar College, a Bachelor’s in Business from National University, and a Master’s in Management, also from National University. Adjunct professor at Palomar College teaching classes in Narcotics, Community Relations, and Criminal Investigation. • Promoted to Police Chief in July 2006. Has implemented the following: Established three pillars for the Police Department’s standards and efforts – Professional Conduct, Community Outreach and Crime Reduction. Created a gang enforcement unit. Created a community gang prevention program. Established a community outreach position. Developed a clearly defined policy regarding undocumented immigrants. Saw an unprecedented decline in crime and a significant decrease in traffic accidents. Chief Maher’s current goals had been to reduce

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death

On June 7, at 5:41 a.m. the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a white male in his 20’s lying on the beach needing medical aide. Bystanders on the beach were providing lifesaving medical aid.

Fire and police units responded to the area of Ocean and Beech in Carlsbad. On arrival the fire department rendered medical aid and transported the male to TriCity Medical Center where the male was pronounced dead. The police department began a comprehensive investigation into the suspicious death. Additional details are under investigation. The male’s identity is currently unknown. Majors David and Diane Ebel of Escondido’s Salvation Army Transferred

After five years serving resi-

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dents in the Escondido area, Salvation Army Majors David and Diane Ebel are being transferred to Barstow, where they will launch The Salvation Army’s new Barstow Community Outreach.

As with the military, The Salvation Army moves its personnel to match staff skills with community needs. The Ebels have a track record of building local Army organizations and community relationships. Typically the Army trains and assigns married couples to lead these community organizations and where they serve also as pastors of a small congregation as well. Both David and Diane have been given the rank of Major in recognition of their long-standing service in The Salvation Army. Palomar Health Lays Off 84

Palomar Health, which operates three North County hospitals, has issued layoff notices to 84 employees, effective July 26, the company confirmed Friday.

The company issued a statement blaming the reduction, which equals 2 percent of its workforce, on federal budget cuts brought on by sequestration, lower state spending, and health care reform requirements. Palomar Health said the lower staffing level will provide more efficient operations at the new Palomar Medical Center in Escondido.

Palomar Health also runs Pomerado Hospital in Poway and still uses the old Palomar Medical Center campus in downtown Escondido.

Laid-off employees have been offered severance packages, can possibly be recalled, and can apply for other positions within the company, according to the statement. The company said it is making spending cuts to non-personnel areas, too. According to KPBS, Palomar's contract with the California Nurses Association expired last week, and negotiations are scheduled this month.

Letters to the Editor Re: Kaiser

What's wrong with these people over at Kaiser? I hear they provide excellent medical care. Years ago I had excellent care there. My personal health care, a HMO, is United Health care, Secure Horizons and there have been times I have thought about changing to Kaiser. Now, I don't know….makes me wonder if Kaiser's management was trained by some Nazi like Goebels or Himmler? Think I'll stay away. /s/Sid Colquitt, Escondido

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Except.

Except for the fact they are intensely jealous and possessive.

Man About Town

To the always beautiful Dawn Grant - Head Mistress of the Good Ship Geico for San Marcos and North County - Happy Birthday Greetings - she acknowledges only that she was born but, beyond that, she refuses to elaborate. Suffice to say, she looks like a fashion model who just stepped out of Vanity Fair or the Sports

Illustrated swim suit edition! Dawn is also very proud of one of her newer insurance counselors who is setting sales record after sales record of bringing new customers to Geico. She’s Stacee Inglis - shown here (above right) as she is in top operational form, ready to answer any question, deal with any crisis, to help customers in search of insurance protection. Word has it she’s on a first name basis with the Geico Gecko. Lucky Gecko! ••••• Ever notice when you go to a convention, a conference, a big event, how they give away lovely little tote bags?

And how you rush to be sure you get yours and don't get left out?

Now, look around your home. How often have you used that tote bag? Never? Seldom? Join the club. (Written after evelyn organized my desk and the area beneath it, moving a tote bag from some forgotten convention that has not been used for at least five years). ••••• Our two pups, Trixie and Cindy, sleep together, play together, eat together . . . they go outside and go peepee together . . . they run together to go for car rides . . . the perfect pair of pups.

Evelyn and/or I come home and they both greet us. Usually, Evelyn will pick up Trixie and Cindy, incensed, will growl and try to bite Trixie. Or, if Evelyn picks up Cindy, Trixie will get angry and try to bite Cindy.

Tonight, clever person that I am, I decided Evelyn would pick up Trixie while I picked up Cindy . . . each dog would get an equal amount of love and cuddles. Didn't work that way.

They both kept their eyes on one another and you could feel the tension in their bodies as they wanted to leap from one of us to the other and do battle.

Sure enough, when we put them both back down on the floor, they went after each other hammer and tong,

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Editor’s Note: Actually Sid, I’m very, very pleased with the doctors, nurses and staff at Kaiser. Top rated service. It’s the occasional individual who seems power hungry and wants to take away your and my right to read what we want and only read what they approve. Kaiser? Love ‘em. Their occasional rogue policies? Not so much. More Kaiser Fallout:

Lyle, my friend,

Shame on Kaiser.

Name and address withheld by request. More Kaiser:

Lyle Davis The Community Paper Letters to the Editor

Re: San Marcos Kaiser Permanente Bans The Paper

It has taken me two days to calm down after reading the article in the June 6 edition of The Paper.

The actions taken by Mr. Villafranca to forbid the distribution of The Paper at Kaiser Facilities are personally offensive to me. He has taken it upon himself to prevent 2500 to 2800 people reading material that they enjoy. Furthermore, to destroy the distributed copies is pure waste, and prevents your advertisers the potential for new customers.

What is Villafranca attempting to do, resurrect Communism? If he feels that The Paper is racist, he should look into the mirror and if he is so thin-skinned, maybe he should remove himself from The United States of America and relocate himself to a country where censorship is paramount! He appears not to have the backbone to speak with The Paper regarding any of his concerns. He should be ashamed of himself, and he should be shamed by his peers and superiors. Others at Kaiser who previously attempted to stop The Paper from the Kaiser facilities should likewise be chastised!

Mr. Villafranca is offended!? I could relate a few instances that I suffered that would make him pucker.

I have found the articles and opinions in The Paper to be as balanced reporting as can be expected anywhere. The Chuckles column alleviates the stress and/or boredom of the days between issues. I have found NOTHING offensive even when I disagree with what has been published. /s/H. S. Ellis Escondido, CA.

And a Different View re: Kaiser

Dear Editor:

I just read your rant about being banned by Kaiser. I must admit, I am quite disappointed. I read your paper often and the one thing I always believed to be true was that you would at least stand by your laurels! Lets be honest with ourselves here. You dislike Liberals, Democrats and Obama and it shows in your product.

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We all know the days of a "real" unbiased newspaper are probably gone, So at least own up to it! To start in with the "they are hindering our First Amendment Rights" crap is below you. So even though I disagree with just about everything you write as it relates to society, I much preferred it when you said " This is me, take it or leave it." because its the LEAVE IT part that you have the hardest time with.

That is their right just as you have your right to publish your Right leaning views. It is no different than a business refusing to air FOX NEWS or MSMBC on their TVs so as not to offend anyone. That's just good business in my opinion.

So please don't try and convince me you are an unbiased newspaper. And please don't try and convince me that you don't write offensive things. I think it was just last issue I read a joke you printed that said essentially..."don't try and convince me a 17 year old ‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. on Page 6


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Evelyn Madison The Social Butterfly Email Evelyn at: thesocialbutterfly@cox.net Meetings/Events Calendar

CSUSM Art Gallery to Exhibit “Wounded Hearts” – On Friday and Saturday evenings from 5-8pm, from June 14 through July 13, the CSUSM Art Gallery will exhibit “Wounded Hearts: A Journey Through Grief,” a series of annotated paintings created by CSUSM Instructor, Psychologist and Artist Colleen Moss that chronicles her journey through the grieving process an recovery after she was devastated by the sudden death of her husband five years ago. A reception and “Meet the Artist” event will be held on Friday, June 21 from 5-8pm, at the CSUSM Art Gallery, Old California Restaurant Row, 1080 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, in the Village Shops area. The Gallery offers free admission to the public and is open every Friday and Saturday evenings from 5-8pm. For more info, contact Marilyn Huerta at 760.750.8889.

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boy is a victim when their teacher seduces them...I call them lucky!" ...... you cant see how someone could find that offensive? Its still funny...to me....but I wouldn't say that joke around anyone I respect.

The

Social Butterfly

Upcoming Exhibition “Local Color” – “Local Color” will feature Ehren Tool and members of the Dirty Canteen, a national veteran artist collective. Installations from the collective will give the viewer an idea of what our soldiers are going through as they try and return to civilian life and what “getting back to normal” feels like for soldiers. The Dirty Canteen’s, including Ehren Tool, Berkeley, Mike Dooley and Giuseppe Pellicano, Chicago, Jesse Albecht, Iowa City, and Thomas Dang, Glendale, will be exhibiting new work. Regional artists and veterans are also invited to submit one piece of art for the exhibition on Friday and Saturday June 14-15, between 11am-2pm, at the Escondido Municipal Gallery. The exhibition has an emphasis on clay and ceramic mediums, but is open to all media. Entry fee is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. The Gallery is located at 262 E. Grand Ave., Escondido. Phone 760.480.4101. Website for information is www.escondidoarts.org. The “Local Color” exhibition will open July 12 through August 3. An opening reception with the artists will be Saturday, July 13, from 5:30-8pm. Peace Leadership in Guatemala and Elsewhere – At the June 15th meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Escondido-San Marcos Branch, Kayla Hilario will speak on Peace Leadership in Guatemala and Elsewhere. Kayla is AAUW’s Career Development Grant recipient; received her B.A. in Child Development from Cal State, Sacramento then went to work for the Inter Tribal Council of California. Meetings are held at the Westmont Town Court, 500 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, starting at 10am with the program at 11am and lunch at 12. Open to the public; the cost of $13 covers a full optional lunch after the presentation. Reservations are required. Contact Sandra Gerard at scgreads@sbcglobal.net or 760.739.0710 to RSVP and for directions. For info about AAUW and upcoming events, visit the website at http://escondido-ca.aauw.net/.

Kaiser X-Ray area. At 1:40 P.M. The Paper was delivered to the waiting area. I am reading the front news article when, at 2:04 pm, a lady from Kaiser rushes through the lobby picking up the papers. Stack after stack.

Anyway....don't stress about the ones you lose, but damn sure be true to who you are.

I said to her, “that didn’t take long.” She smiled and shrugged her shoulders. I said, “well, you are not getting my copy!”

And still more . . .

/s/Jackie Waters San Diego County

/s/GREGORY DAVIS San Diego County

I will write a letter to someone at Kaiser and tell them how disappointed I am at not being able to read it at any of the Kaiser Facilities. I will probably not say it exactly like that, but will address the fact that one person or persons should not have the ability to ban something like this. /s/Doug Leverenz Huntington Beach, CA. More Kaiser . .

Sitting in the San Marcos

Best of luck!

And still more . . . Dear Lyle,

I was initially shocked by the word about Kaiser Permanente’s attack on your paper. However, under further analysis, it makes sense in a perverse way with what else is going on in San Marcos. If I am right, you will find other circulation outlets progressively closed off. If that happens, we can get together to develop the larger picture of why a small conser-

Charity Wings Art Center to Host First Theater Production – “All the Time in the World,” a mystery/drama play set in the world of high art that features a fast-moving plot with Hitchcock-like suspense, twists, and surprises that entertains audiences and keeps them involved right to the end. Charity Wings is a 501(c)(3) California non-profit which hosts fundraising events and classes for the creative community and other non-profits. To date they have raised over $300,000 for over 73 worthy causes. The play will be presented on Saturdays, June 15 and 22, and Friday, June 21, at 7pm, at Charity Wings Art Center, 287 Industrial St., San Marcos (adjacent to CSUSM). Tickets are $10/advance or $12/at the door; $7advance for kids/students/seniors, or $9 at the door. For more info and tickets, call 760.798.1552, www.charitywings.org or www.facebook.com/charitywings.

Escondido Democrats to Discuss Neighborhood Activism - The June meeting of the Escondido Democratic Club will feature presentations by a number of neighborhood groups in Escondido that have emerged in response to proposed developments in their areas. These include the Escondido Country Club Homeowners, the Caballo Park Association, residents near Vintana restaurant, and people who live near Kit Carson Park. The question to be discussed: Can these groups effectively change city policies? The meeting is scheduled at 10am, Saturday, June 15, at the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, 720 N. Broadway. Admission is open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available on site. For more information, call 760.740.8595, email communications@escondidodems.org or visit www.escondidodems.org. Joan Gardner to Speak at TERC Meeting – On Monday, June 17, Joan Gardner, President of the Escondido Union School Board, will be the guest speaker at The Escondido Republican

vative paper is such a threat – and fight it.

I have several block buster stories building that you might be interested in covering. It could more than offset the recent losses. Best regards,

/s/Mike Hunsaker San Marcos About Kaiser . . . To The Editor:

Even though I generally disagree with the political positions of your newspaper, I completely support the First Amendment. I am certain that The Paper is not the only publication that the officials at Kaiser Permamente dislike. As far as I am concerned, they have committed unwarranted censorship.

The one section that I appreciate with The Paper is Man About Town (and I LOVE the drawing of Lyle Davis!) He has promoted the great independent businesses of North County, particularly the inland section. My only

Club’s (TERC) luncheon meeting. Her presentation will explain the five small voting districts that have been created within the two large districts, the Escondido High School District and the Escondido Union School District (elementary), and which of the board members in each district will be up for re-election in November 2014. The meeting will be held at the Cocina del Charro Restaurant, 890 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido. Check-in at 11:30am; buffet lunch and meeting starts promptly at noon and concludes at 1pm. Reservations are required. Cost is $14/person. To RSVP, call 442.999.5077. For mire info about TERC, visit www.escondidorepublicanclub.org.

Tri-City Tea Party Meeting on June 18 – At the Tri-City Tea Party’s (TCTP) meeting on Tuesday, June 18, at 6pm, consultant, activist and author Steve Frank will speak on “California’s Great Recession of 2013 and How to End It,” then local activist Darcy Brandon of Americans Protecting Property Rights will present part 2 of “The Attack on Our Private Property Rights and What We Can Do About It.” TCTP’s Action Group Leaders will give latest updates. Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy food and beverage at Boomers Café, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista. Contact Tri-City Tea Party at tcteaparty@gmail.com or 760.600.TCTP (8287), or www.tri-cityteaparty.org. Four Chamber Mixer Announced – The joint Mixer of the Chambers of Commerce from San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, and Carlsbad will be held on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30-7pm, hosted by the Tri-City Medical Center at Palomar Airport in the Premier Jet Facility, 2100 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad. Cost is $15/pre-register at the San Marcos Chamber or $20/at the door

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suggestion is to provide for addresses and websites for these businesses. As for the jokes, I have yet to see a racist or even a sexist joke. I am one who keeps a hawk's eye on such ignominious humor. In fact, at a party last year many of us had problems with this one man who thinks that racist jokes are the best jokes. Okay, many who know me realizes that I enjoy sexual jokes. Let us please know that racisms IS NOT a natural habit of the homo sapiens species, but sexuality is the opposite. Moreover, I realize that a publication like The Paper cannot use such humor. That should be likewise for racist jokes as well, for they are actually amongst the worst of jokes. Publications should reflect the diversity of our community: hence the monumental idea of the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America. Sincerely yours,

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‘Letters to the Editor’ Cont. from Page 6

David Root San Diego, CA. And More . . .

In the article and commentary on San Marcos Kaiser Permanente (KP) banning The Paper you often refer to the 1st amendment and the freedom of the press. Many people may not realize it but the 1st amendment only applies to actions by the government and not between people or organizations. The 1st amendment reads "Congress shall make no law . . or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or ...".

People and organizations have the right to ban speech or press on their property. I thought, you would support a companies right to control what information is distributed on their property. Surely KP has a responsibility to its patients to make sure material with what in their view is offensive is not distributed on their property. According to Wikipedia, in Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins ... the Court unanimously ruled that while the First Amendment may allow private property owners to prohibit trespass by political speakers and petition-gatherers, California was permitted to restrict property owners whose property is equivalent to a traditional public forum (often shopping malls and grocery stores) from enforcing their private property rights to exclude such individual. I don't think KP could be classified as a tradition public forum like shopping malls and grocery stores. All that said, I hope The Paper and KP can resolved their differences. I always enjoy reading The Paper and pick up a copy whenever I find one even though I often find the jokes offensive. Rick Bova Escondido, CA.

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snarling, nipping . . . no blood is ever drawn but they sure do make a caterwauling noise. I tell Evelyn to leave them alone, let them sort things out themselves . . . which is what ol' Ma Nature intended. But it sure does frazzle the nerve on older folks. Well, on me, anyway. As you know, Evelyn is a young, spring chicken.

And now, as I look at them, they are curled up, side by side, snoozing away in their doggie bed . . . both of them in one bed. You'd never guess that a half hour ago they were a snarling, biting twosome.

I chalk it up to the fact that they are both female . . . and I think we all know how unpredictable females are. Not at all like we men who are cool, calm, and collected at all times. ••••• So the idea came to me that it would be a great treat to give my visiting cousin, Doug Leverenz, a relaxing ride on The Sprinter from Escondido to Oceanside and, maybe, then continue on the Coaster from Oceanside to San Diego. Nice, relaxing train ride(s) and lovely scenery. I had never ridden the Sprinter before so it would be a first for both of us. Folks, the scenery from Escondido to Oceanside from the Sprinter ain’t worth a bucket of warm spit! Lots of views of the backside of warehouses and stores . . . an occasional junkyard full of old cars . . . periodic intervals of views of businesses that reminds one of the outer fringes of Tijuana, Mexico. We got to Oceanside and bought a return ticket; not ready to ride the Coaster to San Diego and, perhaps, be disappointed a second time.

It was good to get back home. I shan’t be going on any more rides on board The Sprinter. Lovely train, lousy views. ••••• Discovered a new food treat. Took the aforementioned Dawn Grant and Evelyn Madison to “O’Sullivans” in downtown Escondido Friday. Had never had “Boxty’s” before. Had never even heard

Cassidy - One Year Old Female German Shepherd - Available for Adoption. Cassidy was rescued by The Puppy Coalition on May 11 from Baldwin Park Animal “Shelter” in north central L.A. County. It was her day to “die” but we got there in time to save her. Cass is only 1 year old and is a gorgeous young female. She is nervous towards new people but if introduced properly, she will be one of your best friends. She bonded with me in a few minutes. She loves to play fetch and go on walks. She is very food motivated so treats will win her over quickly. In some initial dog training work she showed her great intelligence and learned several things within a few minutes. She would be best in a home as the only dog and generally needs socialization. She is already spayed and is in great shape. She has all her shots and is available for our cost of $250. She would be a wonderful addition at a low price. If you are interested, call Bruce at 760-612-9156 for an adoption application from The Puppy Coalition.

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I ordered the Irish Whiskey Chicken Boxty. Dawn ordered the Rasher and Cheese Boxty, and Evelyn had Fish & Chips. All were superb . . . but, the Boxtys, which I had never known about? Marvelous! So much food we all took boxes home with food we couldn’t finish. So good we went back Saturday when my cousin, Doug Leverenz, was in town visiting us. We ordered the Rasher and Cheese Boxty and split it (it’s a really large dish) and were quite content with another superb dish.

The lovely Elyse, a brand new waitress, just having finished her training, was perfect in handling our table. I found out the Chef who prepared this outstanding meal was the foine Irish lad, Sergio O’Vega; another chef, Fabian O’Torres is equally talented. Trained by the owners in Irish cuisine, they had mastered the art and presented an attractive table. You can bet we’ll be back! •••••

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Timba is an 11-month-old spayed female bunny, ID 70810. She is a young girl who appreciates her play time, so she would enjoy an x-pen setup for her housing and plenty of playtime around the house. Timba is available for adoption from the Escondido Humane Society and is a featured bunny at the San Marcos Petco, 141 Las Posas Road. Her $45 adoption fee includes microchip, spay and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 8882247 or log on to www.escondidohumanesociety.org. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

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A Weekly Message from the Mayor of Your Community published in the belief that it is important for elected leaders to communicate with their constituents and that constituents have a means of hearing from their elected leaders.

Escondido • Mayor Sam Abed Now Is the Time to Reduce Fire Hazards

Fire season is fast approaching, and as a reminder, it is time to be aware of potential hazards on or around your property. Here are some items to check for: • Trash, debris, and other combustible materials that create a fire hazard must be removed from the property. • Properties of one acre should be cleared of hazards in their entirety (weeds).

• Properties of more than one acre should have one hundred feet clearance from structures and fifty feet

clearance around the perimeter.

• Roadways and/or driveways shall be cleared of vegetation to at least the width of the roadway plus ten feet on each side, and a height of thirteen and one-half feet above the road surface.

• Storage of firewood material shall be located a minimum of thirty feet from structures and separated from the crown of trees by a minimum of fifteen feet.

• Property owners should clear any combustible material, weeds, brush, trees or other vegetation (including mulch) that is, or could become, dry and could be capable of transmitting fire. For further information, please contact the Escondido Fire Department (760) 839-5417, (760) 839-5400.

Vista • Mayor Judy Ritter

We are fortunate to have some of the best weather and so many activities to participate in during the summer season. Many times, we don’t even have to leave Vista to have fun and enjoy time with the family. Just pack up the kids and head to the Summer Movies in the Park series, cool down at the Wave Waterpark, take in a show at the Moonlight Amphitheatre, or take a break from the kitchen and head to one of our many local restaurants for a night out.

‘Man About Town’ Cont. from Page 7

Have any of you checked airline prices lately? Evelyn and I did last night - checking out prices for tickets to a Kiwanis Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia. The air fare going to Vancouver is quite reasonable. It’s the return trip where they nail you. Around $200 going to Vancouver, around $600 coming back (San Diego must be a popular destination. Presumably, the old supply and demand formula kicks in).

The costs are enough to put me off the idea of even attending the convention. Evelyn

This summer, one of the ways the City is commemorating its 50th Anniversary is by partnering with San Diego County on their Movies in the Park series. We appreciate the County’s partnership and the many sponsors involved. Grab a blanket, a picnic, and the kids and head to Vista Magnet Middle School on Saturday, June 15 to watch “We Bought A Zoo” (PG). The free movie begins at dusk in the ball fields. Check online at CityofVista.com for more details or for the full summer series schedule across the County, visit SummerMoviesInthePark.com.

has to go because she’s a big high mucky-muck in Kiwanis while I am just a peon, a mere member, and a somewhat aging one at that. Kiwanis doesn’t need me at the convention. I believe I’ll send Evelyn and I’ll stay home and babysit our pups. We have a cruise to Alaska scheduled but I’m thinking of canceling that as well . . . and maybe taking Evelyn on a cruise just by ourselves.

Travel used to be fun. Now it’s boring (think TSA Security lines) and terribly expensive. Let us all go back to our pioneer days and bring back covered wagons and horse and buggies. That’s the ticket!

San Marcos • Mayor Jim Desmond

San Elijo Hills Park’s Playground to reopen

There is also be a brand new sandbox in the playground with a sitting wall for parents. Both play structures and the sandbox are shaded as a safety measure to help lower the rate of sunburns.

On Tuesday, June 4, the San Elijo Hills Park reopened its playground The San Elijo Hills Park opened in with brand new play equipment 2004 and has two baseball fields, a that has been under construction soccer field, a smaller playground since May 6. with a splash pad and a communiThe new equipment includes two ty center that hosts a daycare for jungle gyms designed to mimic the local children. appearance of actual jungles: one for ages two to five, and another one For more information, please confor ages five to 12. The structures tact the San Marcos Community include a spinner bucket, grip Services Department at (760) climber, rock climber and more. 744-9000. Oceanside • Mayor Jim Wood

The Big Read

To the staff and volunteers at the Oceanside Public Library (OPL) who received a $17,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a third Big Read, a community-wide reading program, in the Oceanside area, congratulations! Our Library was only one of 77 organizations selected from a pool of applicants nationwide to receive this prestigious grant. The Big Read is designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. During The Big Read, that will officially take place in

‘Social Butterfly’ Cont. from Page 6

(cash only). Network, socialize, and tour a corporate jet. The San Marcos Chamber is located at 904 W. San Marcos Blvd., Suite 10, San Marcos; call 760.744.1270, or check the website at www.sanmarcoschamber.com.

State Senator Mark Wyland to Speak at Republican Women's Luncheon - At the Rancho Bernardo Republican Women, Federated's meeting on Friday, June 21, State Senator Mark Wyland will be the guest speaker. He has represented California's 38th District since 2006. The event starts at 11am, with the luncheon at 11:45am, at the StoneRidge Country Club, 17166 StoneRidge Country Club Lane, Poway. Cost is $23/members and $25/non-members. Make reservations, by noon on Tuesday, June 18, by calling 858.673.1409 or 858.487.0378. For more info, visit www.rbrwf.org.

San Marcos Chamber to Sponsor Town Hall Meeting – Assembly Member Marie Waldron and the office of Senator Mark Wyland invite you to a Town hall

January 2014, the focus will be on the novel by Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon. It was this classic 1930s American private-eye novel that set the standard by which all subsequent detective fiction would be judged. Though preparations are now in the works for this great upcoming event, our Library has already begun plans to partner with several local organizations, educational institutions and civic groups to enhance the reach and impact of this significant reading event. Some of the upcoming activities will include read-a-thons, book discussions, lectures, movie screenings and performing arts events. So stay tuned for further information as it becomes available! Meeting on Friday, June 21, from 5:307pm, at the San Marcos City hall Council Chambers, 1 Civic Center Dr, San Marcos. There will be a brief update on issues in Sacramento followed by a question and answer session. Have something to say? A question to ask? Now is your chance ~~ come and meet your state Representatives. The event is free to the public. To RSVP, call the office of Assemblymember Waldron at 760.480.7570 or email Assemblymember.Waldron@assembly.ca .gov. Simply The Best Singles Dance/Mixer – On Saturday, June 22, from 7:30pm11:30pm, Simply The Best Singles, an upscale singles organization for singles age 40-60ish, presents “Summertime Love” dance/mixer DJ James. The event will be held at the Del Mar Marriott, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, 92130. Classy dress (no jeans/shorts); arrive at 7:30 to speed date. Dance price $15/prepay or $20/door; parking is $5. Register with www.SimplyTheBestSingles.com or call

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What is Microsoft Thinking?! Part Two

Last week we discussed W8’s (Windows 8) problems. In summary, the public’s overwhelming rejection of W8 has contributed to an unprecedented drop in new PC sales, worse even than the Windows Vista fiasco. Revenues of PC companies like Dell, HP and others are down significantly yet, incredibly W8 is a good OS (operating system). It is essentially W7 (Windows 7), a stable and successful OS. The problem is that Microsoft tacked a front end UI (User Interface) on, named “Metro,” and replaced the familiar start button and desk-top screen with a confusing array of blinking rectangles. This UI, designed for touch screen devices, is awkward to use with the popular PC UI devices,

Learning Should Be Useful Outside Classroom

Escondido is taking the lead on science and technology education that is important for students. This month, the Escondido Union High School District is opening The Del Lago Academy Campus of Applied Science, a high school dedicated to science and project-based learning. The school plans to maintain a philosophy of using scientific thinking to make learning relevant and useful outside the classroom. Biotechnology and medical science education opportunities will be provided, and students will be encouraged to address realworld problems within the classroom. By partnering with local business, the new high school plans to build

the keyboard and mouse. As a result the overwhelming majority of PC users have been under-whelmed by “Metro” and W8. At the COMPUTER FACTORY we put “Classic Shell” on any W8 PC allowing users to opt out of “Metro.” We ended last week’s column with this paragraph: “Microsoft could easily end the entire problem overnight by providing the option to bypass “metro” in favor of the standard start button and desk-top. Third party software developers offer this option free or for a nominal charge. Why doesn’t Microsoft simply say woops and fix it? It would be simple enough to restore the start button and the desktop. Then every one would be happy. How does it make sense for Microsoft to keep whistling in the dark pretending that W8 is successful? Is Microsoft acting rationally by stonewalling its industry partners and deliberately ignoring its customer’s needs? Strangely enough the answer may be yes.” Here’s why Microsoft’s strategy may make sense.

Historically over 75% of Microsoft’s revenues are derived from sales of the PC OS and associated software products. In the past, Microsoft has grown with the demand for PCs. Today, thanks to the popularity of smart phones and tablets, demand for desktop and notebook PCs has stagnated. Microsoft can’t grow by increasing

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I believe that the earlier children can make connections between abstract theories taught in the classroom and how industries truly function, the more likely they are to succeed after graduation.

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market share because they already own over 90% of the PC OS business. Microsoft might be able to cash-cow its dominance in the no growth PC environment but even here they are threatened by Google’s growing OS dominance in smart phone and tablet markets. If touch screen devices continue to erode traditional PC sales, it’s conceivable that Google's “Android” OS will begin to replace Windows in PCs. Microsoft is running scared.

While Microsoft software dominates the PC market, their OS market share in the high growth smartphone and tablet business is miniscule. The “Metro” interface is Microsoft’s OS for smart phones and tablets. Microsoft is trying to

leverage their dominance in PCs to enhance their opportunities in high growth areas by forcing the “metro” look and feel on PC users. This would also give them a touch screen defense against Google’s potential incursion into the PC OS arena. Microsoft doesn’t worry about a short-term loss of PC market share because there is no viable alternative to the Windows OS. Microsoft knows that they’re screwing with their customers and channel partners but they feel the W8 “Metro” strategy is their best opportunity to gain traction in smart phones and tablets. Below is a table showing the change in market share between the first quarters of 2012 and 2013.

MARKET SHARE - SMART PHONE OPERATING SYSTEMS

Operating system 1st quarter 2012 1st quarter 2013 Android (Google) IOS (Apple) Windows (Microsoft) Others

59.1% 23.0% 2.0% 5.9%

75.0% 17.3% 3.2% 4.5%

% +/-

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The pattern is clear. Google continues to gain share, little guys like Blackberry are being squeezed out, the iPhone is becoming the low-tech choice of folks who just don’t know any better and Microsoft is starting to move up. Is their strategy starting to work? Will Microsoft pass Apple? Next week we’ll talk about tablets and Microsoft’s “Surface.”

Remembering the Constitution

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ACR 59 urges California citizens to reaffirm the ideals of the framers of the Constitution by vigilantly protecting the freedoms guaranteed to us through this guardian of our liberties, remembering that lost rights might never be regained.

In the summer of 1787, the nation’s forefathers created a document that still lives today as a framework of freedom. Americans are defined by an allegiance to the highest ideals of liberty, equality and justice under the law as laid out in the Constitution of the United States. This resolution will help remind all of us of the As we approach July 4th, it Constitution’s supreme role seems appropriate to rememin protecting our God-given ber the signing of the Constitution, which guaran- freedoms. I am pleased that teed for all time the liberties my Assembly colleagues the Patriots gathered in joined me in recognizing the Philadelphia that hot sum- significance of this vital docmer day were striving to ument by giving ACR 59 defend. Consequently, I their unanimous support. have introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 59 to ACR 59 will now go the proclaim the week of Senate. More information September 17 through 22, on ACR 59, including the 2013, as “Constitution wording of the document, Week”. I am pleased to can be found at www.leginreport that ACR 59 passed fo.ca.gov


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Tom was a Burbank native, moving to north county in 1997 after a 30 year career with the Walt Disney Company. He slipped away quietly in the comfort of family after a 10 1/2 year battle with cancer. Tom has fought this uphill battle with dignity and courage; we've all admired his positive spirit. Tom is known for his zest of life, love for his family and friends, his many hobbies and passions. He is survived by his wife, Diane, son Keith, daughters Kathy Irwin and Michelle Sequeira, two grandchildren (soon to be three), "brother" and "sister" Jonas and Linda Williams and MANY friends. A celebration of Tom's life will be held Thursday, June 13th, 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Oceanside, 2001 El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request donations be made in memory of Tom, to the First Presbyterian Church of Oceanside, or to Vitas Hospice, www.vitascommunityconnection.org.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014230

The name of the business: Danny’s Donuts, located at 102A Eucalyptus Ave., Vista, CA. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Marilyn C. Abeyta 102 A Eucalyptus Ave. Vista, CA. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/28/05. /s/Marilyn C. Abeyta, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/13/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014660

The name of the business: Farmer Boys Escondido, located at 925 W. Mission Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Elan, Inc. 925 W. Mission Ave. Escondido, Ca. 92501 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Andreas Andreou, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS

NAME STATEMENT #2013-013890

The name of the business: CDD Tofu & Grill, located at 7655 Clairmont Mesa Blvd, #401, San Diego, Ca. 920111, is hereby registered by the following: CAF 88 International Inc., 3246 Sitio Avellana Carlsbad, CA. 92009 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 5/9/13. /s/Christine U. Ahn, Secretary This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/09/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-012237

The name of the business: Sports Bridge Entertainment Group, located at 2045 Sunset Dr., Escondido, CA. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Thomas P. Milks II 2045 Sunset Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92025 Hector M. Castro 1645 Sunnyside Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was 4/19/13. /s/Thomas P. Milks, II, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 4/24/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014173

The name of the business: Premier Real Estate Services, Premier San Diego County Real Estate, Premiere San Diego Properties, Premier San Diego Real Estate, located at 10815 Rancho Bernardo Rd. #390, San Diego, Ca. 92127, is hereby registered by the following: Marcor Ventjures, Inc., 10815 Rancho Bernardo Rd., #390 San Diego, CA. 92127 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Victor Marquez, Vice President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/13/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014567

The name of the business: Pro-Pacific Pressure Washing, located at 75 El Prado Ln., Oceanside, CA. 92058, is hereby registered by the following: Bruce W. and Angela Hurst 75 El Prado Ln. Oceanside, Ca. 92058 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Bruce W. Hurst This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014609

The name of the business: CC Homes and Contracting, located at 221 Smilax Rd., Apt 116, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Nestor Chavez 221 Smilax Rd. Apt 116 Vista, CA. 92083 Sergio E. Castaneda 1025 Bulder Pl. Oceanside, Ca. 92057 This business is conducted by a General Parntership. First day of business was 10/27/12. /s/Nestor Chavez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014865

The name of the business: The House of Flowers, located at 332 Mimosa Ave., Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Maria Rosario Castro 332 Mimosa Ave. Vista, Ca. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 3/01/06. /s/Maria Rosario Castro This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/20/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014860

The name of the business: 9th Ave Car Wash, located at 610 W. 9th Ave., Escondido, Ca. 92025, is hereby registered by the following: Apeg Equity, Inc. 11901 Santa Monica Bld. #610 Los Angeles, Ca. 90025 This business is conducted by a corporaration. First day of business was 5/10/2013. /s/Steward Atkins, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/20/2013. 5/23, 5/30, 6/06 and 6/13/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015403

The name of the business: Love Thy Health, Love Thy Health Wellness, located at 1715 Blue Water Ln., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Alicia Stephens 1715 Blue Water Ln. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Alicia Stephens This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014790

The name of the business: Leonard Thomas, located at 1870 Buckskin Glen, Escondido, Ca. 92027, is hereby registered by the following: Thomas Dawson 1870 Buckskin Glen Escondido, Ca. 92027 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Thomas Dawson This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/17/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-013694

The name of the business: Lacquered, located at 1037 Meadow Lake Dr., Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Galdina Jimenez 1037 Meadow Lake Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Galdina Jimenez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/08/2013. 6/06 6/13, 6/20 and 6/27/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014042

The name of the business: RB PCB Consultant, located at 636 Imperial Dr., Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Ricardo Bondoc 636 Imperial Dr. Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Ricardo Bondoc This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/10/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015468

The name of the business: Agape Creative Concepts, located at 1152 Grape St., San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Wendy Folise 1152 Grape St. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a. /s/Wendy Folise This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/24/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014256

The name of the business: Pizza On Tap, located at 1825 West Vista Way #A2,Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Michael Edward and Michael Evette McInerny 6646 Camino Del Rey Bonsall, CA. 92003 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was n/a. /s/Michael Edward McInerny, Owner This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/14/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015010

The name of the business: Red Beard Leather, located at 935 Alta Vista Dr. #3, Vista, Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Jorah and Aaron Newsom 935 Alta Vista Dr. #3 Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was October 16, 2012. /s/Jorah Newsom This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/21/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014310

The name of the business: Because We Care 4 You, located at 1261 San Julian Place, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Barbara Pigeon 1261 San Julian Place, San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/14/2013. /s/Barbara Pigeon This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/14/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015333

The name of the business: Sundance Organics, located at 2231 Willowbrook Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Sundance Natural Foods Company LLC 2231 Willowbrook Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a.. /s/William Henry Hahlbohm, IV, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/23/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014822

The name of the business: Armor Personal Security, located at 240 Violet Ave., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Regina Orozco 240 Violet Ave. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 5/20/13. /s/Regina Orozco This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/20/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014880

The name of the business: Paolos Auto Service Inc., Colosseum Motor Sports, located at 371 South Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Paolos Auto Service Inc. 22564 Inspiration Pt. Canyon Lake, CA. 92587 This business is conducted by a corporaton. First day of business was 5/01/2004. /s/Paolo Fresa, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/20/2013. 5/30, 6/06 6/13 and 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015811

The name of the business: Lunar Sea Studios, located at 10325 Craftsman Way, #304, San Diego, Ca. 92127, is hereby registered by the following: Juan M. Hernandez 10325 Craftsman Way #304 San Diego, CA. 92127 Payman Kamali 8353A Summerdale Rd. San Diego, CA. 92126 Franklin Villamor 9539 Genesee Ave #409 San Diego, Ca. 92121 Juan C. Toribio 4146 Hamilton St. Apt #3 San Diego, Ca. 92104 This business is conducted by a General Partnership. First day of business was n/a. /s/Juan M. Hernandez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/29/2013. 6/06 6/13, 6/20 and 6/27/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00051195-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Chelia Antoinette Burbank filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Chelia Antoinette Burbank to Proposed name Chelia Antoinette Tuschhoff. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objections that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: July 30, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated June 03, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/06, 6/13, 6/20 & 6/27/2013

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF IMELDA LIMON a.k.a. Marie Imelda Garcia de Limon Case No. 37-2013-00049339-PR-LACTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of IMELDA LIMON a.k.a. Maria Imelda Garcia de Limon. Petition for Probate has been filed by MAYRA PACHECO in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, Probate, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Madge Bradley Building. The Petition for Probate requests that MAYRA PACHECO be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The peition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 6/27/2013 Time: 1:30 P.M. Dept: PC-2 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: Antoinette Middleton, Esq. 1761 Hotel Circle South, Suite 115 San Diego, CA. 92108 619.235.9501 6/06, 6/13 & 6/20/2013

NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF Jason Frank Hunzinger Case No. 37-2013-00040365-PR-SPCTL To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate or both, of Jason Frank Hunzinger. A Petition for Probate has been filed by Nina Marcos in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, Probate, 1409 Fourth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92101, Madge Bradlely Building. The Petition for Probate requests that Nina Marcos be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The peition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal repreesentative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representattive will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed actions.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petitions and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: Date: 6/25/2013 Time: 11:00 A.M. Dept: PC-1 Address of court: Same as noted above. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in Section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a peson interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for the Petitioner: Danielle P. Barger 12770 High Bluff Drive, Suite 380 San Diego, CA. 92130 858.755.7578 6/06, 6/13 & 6/20/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016307

The name of the business: Mr. Taco #1 Fresh Mexican Grill, located at 304 W. Mission Rd, San Marcos, Ca. 92069, is hereby registered by the following: Huber and Angelica Urcino 323 Kentfield Dr. San Marcos, Ca. 92069 This business is conducted by a Married Couple. First day of business was 6/1/13. /s/Angelica Urcino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/04/2013. 6/06 6/13, 6/20 and 6/27/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016327

The name of the business: Agape Waters Plumbing, located at 1145 Barham Dr., #109, San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: Alfred Salas 1145 Barham Dr. #109 San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/4/13. /s/Alfred Salas This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/04/2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-015739

The name of the business: All Star Signs, Inc., located at 1924 W. Mission Rd., #A, Escondido, CA. 92029, is hereby registered by the following: All Star Signs, Inc. 1924 W. Mission Road #A Escondido, CA. 92029 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 1/06/1998. /s/Erin Beitner, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/29/2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016667

The name of the business: Luke’s Oceanside Vapor Emporium, located at 3256 Carr Drive, Oceanside, Ca. 92056, is hereby registered by the following: Luke’s Oceanside Vapor Emporium 3256 Carr Drive Oceanside, Ca. 92056 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. First day of business was n/a. /s/Luke C. Corcoran, President This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06/2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016534

The name of the business: Restaurant Equipment Services, located at 2241 Monte Vista Dr., Vista, “Ca. 92084, is hereby registered by the following: Eduardo Patino 2241 Monte Vista Dr. Vista, Ca. 92084 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 4/01/08. /s/Eduardo Patino This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/05 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014340

The name of the business: The Relaxology Room, located at 430 Cedar Street, Suite G, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Alana Pudgil 430 Cedar Street (Suite G) Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.. /s/Alana Pudgil This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/14 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014340

The name of the business: The Relaxology Room, located at 430 Cedar Street, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Alana Pudgil 430 Cedar Street (Suite G) Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.. /s/Alana Pudgil This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/14 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016890

The name of the business: American Locks and Keys, located at 280 Vista Village Dr. Ste 101, Vista, Ca. 92083, is hereby registered by the following: Joseph E. Kisaka 745 Vista Grande Way #318 Oceanside, CA. 92057 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n/a.. /s/Joseph E. Kisaka This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/10 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017029

The name of the business: Bob Sloane’s Drafting Services, located at 1157 W. Mission Ave. #460005, Escondido, Ca. 92025-9992, is hereby registered by the following: Robert Sloan 1157 W. Mission Rd., #460005 Escondido, Ca. 92025-9998 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 2/09/2008. /s/Robert Sloane This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/11 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017026

The name of the business: San Marcos Grocery Outlet, located at 125 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos, Ca. 92078, is hereby registered by the following: HBMGrocery Inc. 125 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was n/a. /s/Enrique Martinez This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/11 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-014649

The name of the business: Y Beirut, Inc., dba Nara Ultra Lounge, located at 8055 Clairmont Mesa Blvd., #108A, San Diego, Ca. 92111, is hereby registered by the following: Y. Beirut, Inc. 8055 Clairmont Mesa Blvd., #108A San Diego, CA. 92111 This business is conducted by a corporation. First day of business was 5/16/2003. /s/Yannis Albana, Presdient This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 5/16/2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME 37-2013-00052215-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner Harbans Kaur Ahuja filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: Harbans Kaur Ahuja to Proposed name Harpreet Kaur Ahuja. 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: August 13, 2013, 8:30a.m., Department 26. The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose, Vista, CA. 92081. A copy of the Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: San Marcos News Reporter, dba, The Paper, 845 W. San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, Ca. 92078. Dated June 10, 2013. /s/K. Michael Kirkman, Judge of the Superior Court 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-017045

The name of the business: Couple Berry Farms, located at 629 Mar Vista Drive, Vista, Ca. 92081, is hereby registered by the following: Leroy Johnson 629 Mar Vista Drive Vista, CA. 92081 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was 6/11/2013. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/11 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016669

The name of the business: Jesse’s Garden, located at 29200 Velley Center Rd., Valley Center, Ca. 92082, is hereby registered by the following: Jesse Realvazquez 30158 Calle Ladera Valley Center, Ca. 92082 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n.a. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/06 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016887

The name of the business: Mountain Meadow Archery & Supplies, located at 28409 Meadow Glen Way West, Escondido, Ca. 92026, is hereby registered by the following: Vince Catalanotto 28409 Meadow Glen Way West Escondido, Ca. 92026 This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n.a. /s/Vince Catalanotto This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County on 6/10 /2013. 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 and 7/04/2013

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #2013-016313

The name of the business: J P Bookkeeping Services, located at 444 E. 4th Avenue, #406, Escondido, Ca.

92025, is hereby registered by the fol-

lowing:

James W. Proby

444 E. 4th Avenue, #406 Escondido, CA. 92025

This business is conducted by an individual. First day of business was n.a. /s/James W. Proby

This statement was filed with Ernest Dronenburg Jr., County Clerk/Recorder of San Diego County J.

on 6/04 /2013.

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Leticia “Letty” Garduno - former Community Outreach Officer in Chief Maher’s office, was the subject of comments within the text messages previously cited. It is believed she was considering a federal lawsuit alleging discrimination in the work place based on those text messages. Whether any such plans were contemplated, and if they were, whether any settlement or compromise agreement was reached between Garduno and the city, is only speculation.

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Assistant Chief Cory Moles was promoted to interim chief when Maher was placed on paid administrative leave Sept. 12. Moles is set to, reluctantly, retire on July 1st, 2013. At that time a new Chief is expected to be named. Whether this story and its revelations has any bearing on the choice of who the new Chief of Police will be remains to be seen.

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• A friend does not stand in judgment on you. You are accepted for what you are or as you are - the adulterous woman. • A friend is one who accepts what you want to share be it an idea, item, or affection - the woman who anoints Jesus’ feet. • A friend is one who always leaves your life richer with forgiveness, love, and confidence that, no matter what happens, will be there for you.

She and Eva Maher, Jim Maher’s wife, are, and have been good friends for some time.

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In a religious sense, we have an insight of being a friend. The Bible says that Abraham was a friend of God. In the Christian portion of the Bible commonly know as the New Testament, it says that Jesus was the friend of publicans and sinners. The publican was a tax collector which I am not. I do, however, pay taxes. But I do identify with the sinner, and, therefore, am happy to be a friend of Jesus. The meaning of this I want to share with you. It is true friendship.

She took a medical leave for back surgery and as of April 21st, 2013, is back working for the city. She has, however, transferred out of the police department and now works for the Recreaton Department.

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Employee:

Commendation for:

Officer Daniel Garcia #444 Officer Juan Alva #431 Officer Ed Bennett #426 Officer Jared Sinclair #434 Officer Jake Houchin #424

Performance under pressure

Description of Action: On 2-26-12 Officers were dispatched to 1534 La Honda reference a cockfight in progress. Officer Garcia and several other officers arrived at the scene shortly thereafter and were confronted with a large piece of property and steep terrain. As they ascended the hill the suspects on the property were alerted of the police arrival by lookouts posted in the woods. Officers saw several people fleeing into the avocado grove clutching their cocks. Officers Alva, Bennett, and Garcia waited for additional units before approaching the house. Officer Sinclair took up a surveillance position on high ground to overwatch the scene. Officers scoured the grounds and located a freshly erected cock ring and instruments commonly used during cock battle. Officers found cocks in boxes and cages. Once at the house, Martin Padron was contacted and arrested for animal cruelty and cockfighting. Padron also had two injured cocks in his possession. Even though Officer Garcia had never conducted an investigation involving cocks he collected all pertinent evidence including taking photos, collecting cockfighting implements, and recovering 50 cocks with missing waddles and combs. Officers assisted in carrying the cocks down the hill for the humane society to take possession of them. The supervising humane society officer said there were all sizes and color of cocks confiscated and categorized them as “beautiful cocks.” Officers Alva and Garcia interviewed Padron and Padron admitted to having knowledge of the cockfighting event being hosted on his property. All the officers are to be commended for working hard for these cocks.

Employee Signature: ___________________________ ID# ____ Date: __________________ Supervisor Signature: ___________________________ ID# _____ Date: __________________ (This report will be in his file permanently because it is funny.) ESPD #273/Authorized Forms/Supervisor’s Report - Commendation (10/08)

Next to last line above reads: (This report will be in his file permanenty because it is funny.)


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