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ON A MISSION “One down, 78 to go,” Ray Romano said after taking this tee shot on the first hole. The actor was on a quest to break 80 as part of a Golf Channel reality show, but couldn’t shoot below 90 on either day. Photos by Bianca Kaplanek

Soap star outplays athletes at celeb tourney By Bianca Kaplanek

RANCHO SANTA FE — Of the 56 golfers who teed up for the Cox Celebrity Championship, 48 were professional athletes. But it was a soap opera star and musician who outplayed them all COWBOY ON THE COURSE Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, making his debut at the Morgan Run tournament, finished in 10th place with a 6-over-par 148. To keep the tournament on time, players were asked to sign autographs at the end of the day, but Romo signed a few before hitting the links.

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during the three-day tournament May 21 to May 23 at Morgan Run Resort & Club. Jack Wagner, best known for his roles on “General Hospital” and “Melrose Place,” shot a 2under-par 140 to take home the $100,000 purse. Wagner ended the tournament with a one-shot lead over retired major league pitcher Rick Rhoden, who was going for his fifth win at Morgan Run. Also making news at the event was actor and comedian Ray Romano,

whose goal to break 80 was the focus of a Golf Channel reality show. Episodes of “The Haney Project” with former Tiger Woods golf coach Hank Haney were shot during the tournament. “One down, 78 to go,” Romano said after his first tee shot. But at the end of 36 holes, it appeared everybody loved Raymond except the links. Romano couldn’t break 90 on either of the two days and finished in 51st place with a 43-over-par 185. The 12th annual charity TURN TO CELEB ON 23

Roadwork in the Ranch is set to begin By Patty McCormac

RANCHO SANTA FE — The county of San Diego will soon begin the street improvements at the awkward intersection of Via de Santa Fe and La Granada to make it a more easily traversed four-way intersection in the heart of the village of Rancho Santa Fe. “Construction will

begin in June and should be finished by September,” Associate Planner Liz Avalon told the Association at its May 20 meeting. She said that although businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the process, street parking in the immediate area will be prohibited.

“There will be phased road closures and detours around the construction activities on portions of La Granada and Via de Santa Fe adjacent to the intersection,” she said. “We were assured that the businesses would have access to their parking lot throughout the construction, although there may be

a few days when access to the underground parking and market loading docks are limited,” she said. — Phase 1: Four to six weeks with La Granada closed to through traffic, which will be detoured to Via de Santa Fe. — Phase 2: Four to six TURN TO ROADWORK ON 27

RANCHO SANTA FE — Anyone with questions about the proposed undergrounding of overhead utilities could have a better understanding after they visit the Association’s website. To access the information visit www.rsfassociation.org. Then scroll down to the words: Check Here for utility undergrounding FAQs. “It has everything anyone would wonder about,” said Ivan Holler, planner for the district, at the Association’s May 20 meeting. Although the effort to begin undergrounding existing overhead utilizes has been a work in progress for TURN TO UTILTIES ON 25

Association thinks about long-term priorities By Patty McCormac

RANCHO SANTA FE — Rancho Santa Fe resident Rochelle Putnam will chair the Ad Hoc Long Range Planning Committee established at the May 20 meeting of the Association. She and seven association members, yet to be named, will discuss and prepare a long-range planning document for the Association. At its May 6 meeting, the Association decided what to address and how to organize the ideas and recommendations. This time it was decided that the ideas be organized by category such as “Conservation and TURN TO PRIORITIES ON 25


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JUNE 4, 2010

ODD Grade schoolers dive into ocean studies FILES

by CHUCK SHEPHERD

By Patty McCormac

Lead story America What a Country! In 2007, after a stay in the United States distinguished mainly by his acquisition of a long police record, illegal immigrant Cecil Harvey, 55, was deported to his native Barbados. However, according to records revealed by the New York Post in May, Harvey received, in late 2009, one last remembrance of America: $145,000 from the city of New York in settlement of his lawsuit over having once been held at Rikers Island jail for about a month longer than the law permitted.

Ironies — Betty Lou Lynn, 83, was mugged and had her wallet stolen in her new hometown of Mount Airy, N.C., in April. Lynn is the actress who played Barney Fife’s best girl, Thelma Lou, in the Andy Griffith TV show and had lived in Los Angeles until she became alarmed at the city’s crime rate. She decided in 2007 to move to the quieter, peaceful Mount Airy, which was Griffith’s birthplace and the model for the TV town of Mayberry. — Gary Null filed a lawsuit in New York City in April against the maker of a nutrition supplement called Ultimate Power Meal, alleging that he had suffered constant pain, kidney damage and internal bleeding from the product’s recommended daily regimen. Ultimate Power Meal is one of the “health” supplements packaged under the label of ... Gary Null, a nationally prominent pitchman for homeopathic remedies. Null is suing the manufacturer who supplies the product on which Null affixes his Ultimate Power Meal label. (According to consumer advisers at Quackwatch.org, Null is “one of the nation’s leading promoters of dubious treatment for serious disease.”) — According to court records cited by The Washington Post in April, Rene Fernandez, 45, will plead guilty to one count of a DUI-caused injury in connection with a 2009 traffic accident in Montgomery County, Md., that severely injured a retired county judge and his wife, both in their 80s. Fernandez and the judge, Edwin Collier, had met previously, in 1998, when Judge Collier pronounced sentence on Fernandez for DUI. At that time, Judge Collier released Fernandez on probation, even though Fernandez had been arrested for DUI twice in the previous three months.

Compelling Explanations — Paula Wolf, 41, was arrested in Stevens Point, Wis.,and charged with hitting four pedestrians at random TURN TO ODD FILES ON 20

RANCHO SANTA FE — Ocean Week kicked off May 24 at Rowe Elementary School. This special time of study for the students is a total school immersion in ocean science that is incorporated in the lesson plans for math, social studies, geography and art courtesy of the school’s partnership with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. An assembly officially opened the nearly two-week event that concluded June 3. All of the classes visited the classes of two other grade levels to see what they have done to recognize Ocean Week. Scientists came to the school to speak about their travels and what they have learned about sea creatures. Each class studied a different area of ocean science. Kindergarten learned about ponds; first grade, the rocky seashore; second grade, sandy beaches; third grade, TURN TO OCEAN ON 24

By Randy Kalp

ROCKY SHORES A poster filled with octopus, each with an idea of how to make the earth a better, cleaner place. Photo by Patty McCormac

Immigration law debated by candidates for sheriff By Randy Kalp

SAN DIEGO — “Anybody here read the bill?” asked retired undersheriff Jay La Suer referring to Arizona’s recently enacted immigration law during a debate May 21 at Balboa Park. Only three people out of the hundred or so in attendance raised their hands. La Suer, as well as the two other candidates running for San Diego Sheriff — Jim Duffy and Sheriff Bill Gore, the appointed incumbent — weighed in on their feelings about the Arizona law, Senate Bill 1070, and San Diego County’s role in tackling border-related crimes at a lunch time forum sponsored by the Catfish Club in preparation for the June 8 election. “I support the bill; I think it’s good law,” said La Suer, urging the audience to read the bill for themselves and not let the media dictate their view. The former

state assemblyman said he believed the law was wellwritten and clearly states that it “strictly” prohibits racial profiling. In April, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer passed the law saying she was compelled to do so because of the federal government’s inability to craft a comprehensive immigration policy. Following a probable cause stop, for example, not wearing a seat belt, the law allows Arizona law enforcement agencies to arrest a person if they can’t verify their U.S. citizenship. Despite strong support in Arizona, nationwide protests and lawsuits have ensued. Earlier this month, the American Civil Liberties Union and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court challenging the law as unconstitutional, according to a press release issued by the ACLU. The coalition charged that the

law encourages racial profiling, interferes with federal law and violates the first amendment. Duffy, the son of former Sheriff John Duffy, said he initially disagreed with the Arizona law but changed his thoughts on the bill after reading it. “It’s no different really then the policy we have today and had for years in the sheriff’s department,” the 27-year law enforcement veteran said. The main difference, Duffy said, is that San Diego sheriff’s deputies are not authorized to arrest or place immigration holds on a person who can’t verify their U.S. citizenship. Admittedly, Duffy said his objective is to keep people out of San Diego County who are committing crimes regardless of whether they are in the country illegally, and that a law such as the one in Arizona affords law enforcement one more instrument to accomplish

that goal. “I don’t want my deputies profiling people,” said Duffy, a former president of the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County. “I don’t want them out in the community looking for illegal immigration, but I do want to make sure that when we come across someone committing a crime and they go inside of our jails that we are using all the tools available to us to deal with that problem.” Gore rebutted Duffy’s belief that the two states’ laws were similar. “We can detain someone and call border patrol, but my deputy sheriffs don’t have the training to be immigration officers or border patrol officers so they are not going to be arresting anybody out there,” Gore said. The incumbent said he didn’t support the bill TURN TO SHERIFF ON 27

2010 County Fair has full plate of specials By Bianca Kaplanek

DEL MAR — With Taste the Fun as the 2010 theme, the San Diego County Fair is serving up a variety of value days and special events that are sure to please the palate of fairgoers young and old. This year the fair runs June 11 to July 5, except for three Mondays on June 14, June 21 and June 28. General admission is $13, or $11 if tickets are bought at Albertsons. Adults 62 and older and children between 6 to 12 pay $7. Those 5 and younger are free. Back by popular demand is the Best Pass Ever, which offers entry 22 days for $22. There is also a value pack for $51, which includes four adult admis-

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sion tickets, four drink coupons, 20 ride coupons and a parking pass. For $39.95, ride lovers can purchase one adult admission, one drink coupon and 50 ride coupons. Ride coupons are also available for $15 for 25 rides. Klondike bars and Pop Tarts have been selected as this year’s deep-fried delicacies. The normally “fowl” Chicken Charlie will offer beef kabobs. Pickle-stuffed hot dogs are also new. The Grandstand Stage will feature performances by OneRepublic, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Switchfoot. The first 25,000 fairgoers on opening and closing day and every Thursday will receive a 7-Eleven prize

pack — a reusable shopping bag filled with coupons and special deals. On $2 Tuesdays on June 15, June 22 and June 29 attendees can take a taste at the more than 100 food stands for $2 each. Admission is $3 on June 15, but tickets must be purchased in advance at Albertsons. Tuesdays are also kids days. Children 12 and younger get in free and special activities are planned. Thursdays are seniors days with entertainment and activities for adults 62 and older. From noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, $30 will get you unlimited access to the fun zone and kiddieland rides. Friday fairgoers will

receive a coupon saver book. Every Sunday is Dia de la Familia, during which Mexican culture will be showcased with ballet, folklorios, Mexican artisans, crafts, games and contests. Performances contests this year include an a cappella sing off, an oratorical competition for students or groups in kindergarten through 12th grade and an amateur singers challenge. Musicpalooza is returning with a $10,000 grand prize in two divisions — solo and bands. San Diego’s Best Dance Crew, a hip-hop dance competition with a $1,000 prize in each division, is open to groups of five or more. New TURN TO FAIR ON 27

OCEANSIDE — A San Diego jury on May 26 convicted a 28-yearold man for molesting his niece while the girl was visiting her grandmother’s house in Oceanside. After nearly four full days of deliberation, the jury found Walter Emilio Blanco guilty of two counts of committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 in connection to the molestation of his niece in 2003. The panel, however, was hung on a third count of the aforementioned charge as well as a molestation allegation that was attached to the first count. Prosecutors alleged Blanco molested his niece, who was 11 years old at the time, while the two were hanging out at the victim’s grandmother’s house and at Oceanside beach during a summer vacation. In his closing argument, Deputy District Attorney Roy Lai described the sexual acts as “heinous” and “atrocious.” Lai pointed to the girl’s statements to police and in court as well as a police recorded phone call she made in 2008 to Blanco in which he apologizes for molesting her as proof of the defendant’s guilt. Lai told jurors Blanco was trying to spin the details of the sexual assault in that phone call to minimize the acts. However, Blanco’s attorney, Herb Weston, told jurors in his closing argument that Blanco was simply placating his niece when he admitted to touching her inappropriately. He added that the defendant denied any sexual intercourse in the taped phone call. “He’s saying events occurred that didn’t occur,” said Weston, adding that his client was willing to apologize for a crime he didn’t commit so that the victim would drop the subject. Weston also pointed to the victim’s statements saying they were inconsistent as proof that his client was not guilty. On the stand, Blanco, who now faces up to 10 years in prison, denied molesting his niece. His sentencing date was set for July 28.


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Smoke-free outdoor dining — the tide is turning By Liliana Sandoval

For more than a decade, the California Tobacco Control Program has impacted the health and lives of every citizen of California. Grassroots programs designed and run by local health departments, community groups, schools and a mass media campaign have made a significant difference in the lives of millions. By raising the awareness of the harms of tobacco use and secondhand smoke, especially to youth, social norms around smoking are changing. Almost every community in the state has at least one policy limiting the areas in which smoking can occur. As a result beaches, parks, trails, zoos, and even some entertainment venues have become healthier environments for everyone to enjoy. The next focus in healthy environments is smoke-free outdoor dining patios and cafes. The tide is turning on this issue. In 2006, 94 percent of Californians said they preferred dining in a smoke-free restaurant, including 82 percent of smokers, which is a drastic increase from 1994, when only 43 percent of smokers preferred smoke-free

restaurants (California Adult Tobacco Survey, 2006). Currently, five counties and 62 cities in the state of California have regulations on smoking in or near outdoor dining patios. Surveys show that most people are bothered by secondhand smoke while dining in a patio; however they choose to say nothing or just hurry up and leave because they feel that there is no remedy to the situation. A Stanford University study found that someone sitting near a smoker in an outdoor patio setting can be facing the same amount of exposure as sitting next to a smoker indoors. With all the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, including exposure to more than 50 cancer causing chemicals, the less time spent breathing toxic air, the better. Smoke-free outdoor dining is of value to restaurant patrons, but it will truly benefit hospitality staff.A new study from the University of Georgia found that those exposed to outdoor tobacco smoke for periods of six hours or more were found to have up to 162 times TURN TO SMOKE-FREE ON 13

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Primary election on Tuesday ... finally Voters are bushed For at least a coppla weeks after Tuesday folks will be free of being bombarded with campaign rhetoric then it will start all over again in advance of the November election. From all indications with higher intensity. Experience and longevity in office are now liabilities and no longer assets. Ditto for party affiliation. Independents are front and center. Elections have a new face, or more correctly — faces

dollar handout but shortly afterward withdrew its request and for good reason. It’s been in the news for handing out millions of dollars in salaries, bonuses and commisUCSD trolley sions to top echelon administrators. Sometime after 2015 students Folks are suggesting a total overmay be able to board a trolley in haul of these hanky panks is over- Ranch looks at undergrounding the Old Town station and ride it to due. Property owners who live withLa Jolla’s UCSD campus. Other ridin the Rancho Santa Fe Covenant ers can go to Scripps Memorial More study Hospital or shop at UTC. San Diego The proposed Gregory Canyon have received information on Assn. of Governments has unveiled landfill that has been studied to undergrounding public utilities a $1.2 billion plan to be funded by the utmost in the last 10 years has and are moving ahead with such a the feds, and state’s TransNet tax been requested by the Army Corps possibility. As an initial step there fund. Metro Transit District would of Engineers to provide yet another would be 39 districts and each one operate it and SANDAG would overview. A public meeting held would decide whether to agree to a build it. June 3 in San Marcos was for the property assessment to cover costs. purpose of getting input on what to District residents have to submit a CalPERS asks for study. Sounds like a terrible waste request for an assessment study. Residents in two Surfside City dis$700 mil. handout of taxpayers’ money and time. tricts recently nixed undergroundCalifornia Public Employees ing after learning what these costs Retirement System, or CalPERS, Two-tier pension system had its mitts out for a multimillion C’bad is the first city in the would be based on individual benecounty to establish a two-tier pen- fits. sion system for firefighters and police. It also will reduce some ben- Anonymous “Eye on the Coast” does not efits for new hires, who will receive Contact a Reporter 2 percent instead of 3 percent for respond to anonymous messages so CARLSBAD ALYX SARIOL every year of service when they senders can save their postage and asariol@coastnewsgroup.com retire at 50 years of age. Every city it’s not really anonymous when the DEL MAR / SOLANA BEACH is looking at doing something about sender’s DNA is all over the enveBIANCA KAPLANEK lope. pensions but C’bad has done it. bkaplanek@coastnewsgroup.com ENCINITAS WEHTAHNAH TUCKER wtucker@coastnewsgroup.com OCEANSIDE PROMISE YEE pyee@coastnewsgroup.com RANCHO SANTA FE PATTY MCCORMAC pmccormac@coastnewsgroup.com SAN MARCOS / VISTA editor@coastnewsgroup.com CRIME / COURTS RANDY KALP rkalp@coastnewsgroup.com PHOTOGRAPHER DANIEL KNIGHTON dan@pixelperfectimages.net

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have a wayside horn installed at the Coast Boulevard crossing He has been pushing for a solution since 2000 when he arranged for a wayside horn demonstration. At the time it was out of the question financially but now it appears to be doable. The Flower Capital city is in line for a demonstration there thanx to the efforts of Councilwoman Teresa Barth who has been promoting at-grade crossings instead of underground pedestrian tunnels.

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Less train noise When 52 trains toot their horn as they pass through the Surfside City, including one in the wee hours of the ayem, they create a No. 1 noise problem. Hershell Price is leading an effort to raise cash to

Pancake breakfast & garage sale Olivenhain Town Council has scheduled its annual pancake breakfast June 12 at the Meeting Hall from 8 to 11 ayem. This year it TURN TO EYE ON THE COAST ON 26

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Survey: luggage fees a big travel woe By Consumer Reports

Travelers have many reasons to be annoyed, but what bugs them most are luggage charges and addon airline ticket fees, according to a survey by Consumer Reports. Travelers were also very annoyed by rude or unhelpful staff, whether at airlines, hotels or rentalcar companies. The Consumer Reports National Research Center conducted 2,000 interviews in a nationally representative telephone survey. CR asked respondents to score three lists of travel gripes covering rentalcars, airlines and hotels for a total of 24 items on a 1to-10 scale, with “1” meaning an experience “does not annoy you at all” and “10” meaning it “annoys you tremendously.” Luggage charges (8.4 overall) and added airline ticket fees (8.1) top the list, but rude or unhelpful staff at rental-car companies (7.9), hotels (7.8) and airlines (7.7) were also among the more annoying things that rub Americans the wrong way while traveling. Among the highlights: — Poor communication about airline delays (7.1) annoyed people slightly more than the delays themselves (6.8). — Airline travelers who hog your seat (7.0) and carry-on space (6.7) are less annoying than some other irritants. Many people give crying babies and unruly kids (4.9) on planes a pass and have apparently gotten used to puny or no airline snacks (5.1) and long lines for security and check-in (5.2). — Women travelers are somewhat more annoyed than men. Among complaints for which the gender gap was sufficient: pricey in-room hotel snacks (6.8 women, 5.2 men); insufficient or chintzy hotel bedding (7.2 women, 6.2 men), and high-pressure pitches for extra rental-car coverage or upgrades (7.1 women, 6.0 men). — Some gripes annoyed respondents under age 50 much more than those 50 and older. Those included rude or unhelpful airline staff (8.6 under 50, 8.0 50 or older), rental-car pitches (6.8 under 50, 6.1 50 or older), and absence of the ordered car (6.5 under 50, 5.4 50 and older). CR also offers ways to have fun, stay healthy and be safe: — Watch your back. Today’s air travelers often carry and hoist their own TURN TO CONSUMER ON 25

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JUNE 4, 2010

Book traces life of famed Ranch architect By Lillian Cox

SOLANA BEACH — June 12 marks the launch of the long-awaited book, “Lilian J. Rice: Architect of Rancho Santa Fe, California” by Diane Y. Welch. June 12 is also the anniversary of Rice’s birthday in 1889. The public is invited to join in a celebration, “The Excitement is Building: The Life, Work and Legacy of Architect Lilian J. Rice” from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Solana Beach City Hall Gallery at 635 S. DIANE WELCH Highway 101 in Solana Beach. Welch will be on hand to sign books. She’ll also be screening the Rice documentary, “Sincerely Yours.” In addition, artist Jennifer Chapman will unveil a masterpiece portrait of Rice in oils. Rice is best remembered as the architect of Rancho Santa Fe when it was devel- HER STORY Rancho Santa Fe architect Lilian J. Rice is the subject of her first authorized biography more 70 years after her death. “Lilian Rice’s legacy is this beautiful architectural style that has been connectoped in the 1920s and for her than ed with the architectural fabric of Southern California,” said author Diane Y. Welch. “We’ve been focused on TURN TO ARCHITECT ON 27

the past. I want to celebrate her legacy as it relates to the present and future of architecture.” Photo courtesy of the Diane Y. Welch Collection

Seniors culminate learning in business week By Bianca Kaplanek

SOLANA BEACH — With names like Catwok, The Princess and the Peazza and Boomroasted, the 94 seniors at Santa Fe Christian spent their last week of high school selling their wares during the private school’s annual senior business week. The broad-based curriculum exercise, which serves as the economics final, is the culminating experience for all graduating students. Groups must partner with local vendors, create business and marketing plans, conduct presentations, advertise and sell their products MACHO MEN Trevyn Reese, left, and Anthony Sorge from Macho Taco sell raffle tickets for a chance to win Padres tickets while their teammates in the booth behind them sell Mexican cuisine. Photo by Bianca Kaplanek

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Cardiff Seaside Market is truly a neighboorhood store By Lillian Cox

CARDIFF BY THE SEA — If your shopping list includes organic salad fixings, wild Alaska sockeye salmon, 18-year-old scotch and a scented soy candle you can find it all at Cardiff Seaside Market. Vegetarian? The deli features homemade teriyaki grilled tofu and zucchini protein pancakes. “If a customer asks for something we don’t have, we’ll always try to get it for them,” said store owner John Najjar. Najjar and his brother, Peter, opened the market in June 1985. About 10 years ago they were so successful that they were able to buy the building that houses the entire Cardiff Town Center. By staying in business, even thriving, they’ve beaten the odds by doing what previous tenants such as Vons and Farmers Choice were unable to do. Their formula is simple. They are invested in the com-

munity by living in Cardiff and being responsive to their clientele. When they acquired the Cardiff Town Center they launched a revitalization program that included donating money to the Cardiff library and the Cardiff Schools Education Fund, or SEA. The first Friday night of every month the store hosts a Family Movie Night on their patio. Profits from food and beverage sales benefit Cardiff SEA. Najjar also supports fellow business owners through the Cardiff 101 Main Street. “We have a philosophy that you should support local merchants because they will keep money in the community,” Najjar said. “People are attracted to the coast because businesses are independently owned. They are the lifeblood of the community.” The Najjar brothers GROCERIES AND MORE John Najjar, a Cardiff resident and owner of the Cardiff Seaside Market, has no plans to open a second location know something about busielsewhere. “When you live and work in a community, you’re tied to it," ness. They were raised in a he said. "Cardiff businesses really support each other. Everybody is friends and neighbors.” Photo by Lillian Cox

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Man on trial in ‘shooting rampage’ By Randy Kalp

ESCONDIDO — A 26year-old man charged with firing on police officers as he led them on a pursuit through North County in March will have to stand trial on charges relating to the altercation, a San Diego Superior Court judge ruled May 26. Following a daylong preliminary hearing, Judge Harry Elias found enough evidence to bind Eric Anthony Pomatto over on 27 criminal counts relating to the six-mile chase that originated on Rose Street in Escondido outside Pomatto’s ex-girlfriend’s father’s house around 6:15 p.m. March 19. The charges include 11 counts of attempted murder relating to the nine Escondido police officers and two police cadets involved in the pursuit. The chase began when an Escondido police officer was dispatched to investigate TURN TO SHOOTING ON 22

Sea show opens at gallery

RANCHO SANTA FE — Joseph Bellows Gallery, 16904 Via de Santa Fe, will present an exhibition of new photographs by Bill Rastetter, titled “Bill Rastetter: Seascapes” from June 19 through the end of July. An opening reception with the artist will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. June 19. A portion of the proceeds from all opening night sales will benefit the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society. Rastetter’s work explores familiar landscape to unexpected effect.His contemplative imagery captures more than an isolated moment in time; rather it offers a window on the emotion of sea and sky. Focusing on the horizon line, the elemental nexus that connects two worlds, Rastetter’s work is a meditation on ever-evolving oceanic mood. By turns brooding and benevolent, serene and faintly ominous, Rastetter’s landscapes are dynamic, shifting and seemingly alive. Using time-lapse photography (with exposures ranging from 1 to 11 minutes) and 4-by-5-inch or 60-by-20centimeter color transparency, Rastetter works in subtle abstraction, creating images that often bear a resemblance to watercolor painting. Printing the images on watercolor paper using the giclée process serves to enhance this soft yet vibrant otherworldly effect; capturing views of the landscape that exist beyond normal temporal perception.


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Journalist chronicles railroad hospitality tycoon in book Input sought for Balboa lot sale

E’LOUISE ONDASH Hit the Road The Greatest Generation and some older boomers are probably the last demographic groups to really remember the Fred Harvey empire, which eventually encompassed 26 hotels (some are still operating or in restoration) and more than 300 lunchrooms, dining rooms and newsstands at 155 stops along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe, the St. Louis and San Francisco, the Kansas Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads. (The restaurant in St. Louis’ Union Station remained operational until 1970.) The life of this amazing British immigrant and American entrepreneur (1835-1901) is chronicled in the recently published “Appetite for America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the West” (Bantam Books). It was written by award-winning investigative journalist and magazine writer Stephen Fried, who became enthralled with Harvey after a 1993 stay at the august El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon (opened 1905; renovated 2005). It was

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OLD-TIME ENTREPRENEUR CASA DEL DESIERTO Built by Fred Harvey, this once-busy hotel stands next to the tracks in Barstow. It Fred Harvey, a British immigrant who built an empire of hotels and restaurants throughout the Midwest, South and West that set new standards for the industries. He was influential in attracting visitors to the 1915 Panama California Exposition in Balboa Park. Courtesy photo

actually built by Harvey’s son, Ford, who carried on with his father’s vision after the magnate’s death. “There was a portrait of Fred in the lobby and a pamphlet about him in the room,” said Fried in a phone interview from his Philadelphia home. “Initially I thought it was a magazine story, but as the years went by and I learned more about him, I came to believe that it would be a great sweeping story.” Fried spent six years

is empty except for the small but intriguing Route 66 Museum in the rear which contains a replica of a Harvey Girl uniform. Courtesy photo

writing the Harvey story which he pieced together from the volumes of notes, letters, datebooks and other papers Harvey kept over the years. “(Fred) wrote down a lot of stuff … and I was the first journalist to have access to it,” Fried explained. “Most of it was sitting in basements of family members and not catalogued. They had been taken care of well enough, but no one had treated them as the museum pieces that they are.” Fried took the documents home where he assembled a fascinating read that marries Harvey’s notes on his daily routines, chronic illness, business ideas, meetings, trav-

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best. “The food was awful … ” Fried said during an interview on NPR. “… they would serve it to you so late that by the time you sat down, it was time to get back on the train. (Then) they would actually scrape the food off the plate and serve it to the next person who came … ” Fred Harvey changed all that. He hired renowned chefs and brought in fresh produce and meats via railroad cars. He set high standards for flavor, cleanliness, efficiency, uniformity and fast service with a smile. And then there were the Harvey Girls — young women who came mostly from Eastern states to work as waitresses in restaurants and lunch counters throughout the West. They had to be single, sign a contract promising not marry for a year, wear no makeup or jewelry, live in nearby dormitories and wear TURN TO HIT THE ROAD ON 26

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Village Community Presbyterian Church’s new sanctuary consecrated RANCHO SANTA FE — The new sanctuary of the Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe was consecrated at the 9:30 a.m. service May 23. “With all the elements of our new sanctuary completed, including the lovingly restored chapel, new stained glass and enhanced organ, we are pleased to dedicate the building,” said Rev. Dr. Jack Baca, senior pastor. “Every generation of the church of Jesus Christ must work to build his kingdom and to pass it on to succeeding generations, and with this renovated

and expanded church campus, we have made a significant contribution to the present and future health of the church here in Rancho Santa Fe and the entire North County region.” Distinguished by handmade Spanish tile roofing and a 5-foot-6-inch cross, which sits atop a 42-foot dome adjaBLESSING Featuring a handmade Spanish tile roofing and 42foot dome adjacent to a 45-foot tile-roofed tower, the new sanctuary of the Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe was consecrated May 23. Courtesy photo

cent to a 45-foot tile-roofed tower, the structure is the tallest architectural point in Rancho Santa Fe. A courtyard setting is at the heart of the campus. The new sanctuary offers seating for nearly 600, with improved visibility and audibility from all areas as part of the church’s new interior design, also by domusstudio architecture. “The new circular seating layout of the church has improved the sense of community within the church,” according to

domusstudio architecture associate David Keitel. “From an architectural and planning perspective, the Village Church design represents an anchor in the community, positioned as it is at the opposite end of the Village from the beloved Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The building’s Lilian Rice design blends nicely with the character of Rancho Santa Fe, and we trust Lilian Rice would be pleased and find joy with our architectural addition,” Keitel said. “There have been many, many accolades about the new structure and how its design inspires the congregation and strengthens the worship experience,” Baca said. “The building may be responsible for the recent increase in attendance, but we trust that visitors find a fulfilled worship experience and thus have returned.” A place of worship for more than 40 years, Rancho Santa Fe Village Church began its current construction project in September 2008 when demolition crews TURN TO CHURCH ON 27

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Just between us, I’m worried about my son’s international adventure I’m worried, faithful readers. There are those who will contend this isn’t an unusual a state of mind for me. The difference here is that I’m worried about my son. Why is that unusual? Well, he’s currently backpacking around Europe on a dime, just as decades of youngsters — including his father before him — have done. And you might swiftly assure me that it’s perfectly normal to worry. In truth, it’s not. I have an odd track

JEAN GILLETTE Small Talk record of reasonable nonchalance when my son begins to wander. At 16, this same son went off to Nicaragua for six weeks, out of phone and computer range. I missed him like mad, but somehow I did-

n’t worry. At 18, he went across the country to school. I didn’t really worry about him then either. Next he was off to Germany for a semester to study. Nope. No real concerns about him then, either. It appears I have been saving it all up for this latest sojourn. Never mind that he is older and hopefully wiser. Never mind that he has traveled Europe before. Never mind that he can speak enough German and Spanish to read signs and menus. I am not sleeping as well as I’d

like. My rationale seems sound to me. In Nicaragua, he had Amigos de las Americas watching his back. At college, he was in the dorm and, mostly, on campus. Even in Germany, he was still affiliated with the university, and even on his side trips, he was able to stay in apartments of friends of a friend and such. This is the very first time he has struck out with no safety net of any kind and it scares the good sense out of

me. This time, there will be no dorms, apartments or even a cheap hotel.This time, everything he owns is on his back and he is staying in hostels with, well, gee, who knows who. Never mind that he is with three big, strong buddies. I have enough worry to go around for all of them. It’s enough to make a mother remember every horror story she has ever heard — ever — about pickpockets, international thieves, spy rings, terrorists and halfcrazed nut jobs. And she

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RECITAL The Encinitas Community and Senior Center will host an intergenerational performing arts recital at 6 p.m. June 4, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas. Toddlers, youth, adults and seniors will perform tap, salsa, ballet, hip-hop and more. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. For details, call (760) 9432260. GARDEN TOUR Carlsbad Garden Club will host its Annual Garden Tour on June 4. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. to form carpools and get directions to five gardens in Encinitas, Lake San Marcos, and Carlsbad. The cost is $10. For more details, call (760) 931-9863. SHOW TIME San Dieguito Academy High School Drama Department will hit the stage with “Sweet Charity” at 7 p.m. June 4, June 5 and June 10 through June 12, plus a 1 p.m. matinee June 5, 800 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas. Tickets are $8 for patrons under 18 and $12 for adults. Purchase tickets at www.seatyourself. biz/sandieguito or pay at the door.

JUNE 5 FEELING JAZZY Pacific Coast Jazz and That Other Label boutique will present Bradley Leighton & Soul Collective at 7:30 p.m. June 5, Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N. Coast Highway 101, Oceanside. The cost is $12 for adults, and $8 for students. To RSVP, call (760) 529-9140.

SURF MUSEUM GALA Celebrate the California Surf Museum’s new exhibit “Women on Waves” at its annual gala and fundraiser at 5 p.m. June 5, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside. Mingle alongside some of the most famous names in women’s surfing, including Jericho Poppler and Lisa Andersen. Purchase tickets online at www.surf museum.org or call (760) 7216876.

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Solana Center will host its fourth annual Encinitas Environment Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6, Cottonwood Creek Park, 95 North Vulcan Ave., Encinitas. The event showcases a municipal park developed with sustainable ecology in mind, and will also feature recent efforts of the city of Encinitas as it develops eco-friendly TURN TO CALENDAR ON 22

■ Veterans urge

ell youngsters how much you love this country and how you would do whatever is necessary to defend our rights and freedoms.”

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Americans to teach importance of sacrifices By Bianca Kaplanek

SOLANA BEACH — Retired Lt. Col. Susan Thompson said she cannot listen to the national anthem without tears running down her cheeks. The guest speaker at this year’s Memorial Day celebration at La Colonia Community Park then urged the crowd to instill “the fires of patriotism” in today’s youth. “Tell youngsters how much you love this country and how you would do whatever is necessary to maintain our rights and freedoms,” said Thompson, who served for 21 years as a flight nurse with the United States Air Force. “We have a responsibility to teach our youth so the next generation will feel that patriotism.” On hand for the annual event, co-hosted by Solana Beach and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5431, were VFW members representing all branches of the military, current and former City Council members, the Camp Pendleton Young Marines, Solana Beach firefighters and area residents. The Santa Fe Christian

— Susan Thompson

RETIRED AIR FORCE FLIGHT NURSE

Flanders Field,” which was followed by a response from Clarence Bytof. Chaplain John Zangerle, who is retiring, performed his final invocation and benediction. Randy Treadway, past commander of VFW Post 5431, reminded everyone that more than 1 million military members have died in defense of our freedom since that first shot was fired at Lexington. “God bless them all,” he said. “In dying for us they have passed on a legacy of liberty and freedom.” Thompson, a decorated servicewoman who served in Operation Desert Storm,

MEMORIAL DAY Above, veterans Roy Warden, left, and George Townsend listen as retired Lt. Col. Susan Thompson describes how, as an Air Force flight nurse, she and her crew turned an aircraft into a flying intensive care unit. Right, as the Santa Fe Christian School band plays a military medley, Kimberly Hall applauds while her husband, Lt. Col. Scott Hall, salutes during "The U.S. Air Force Song," informally known as "Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder." Peering from behind Hall is his son, J.D. Photo by Bianca Kaplanek

School band, led by David Hall, performed patriotic songs. Rudy Saenz read “In

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Council satisfied with proposed budget for 2011 By Bianca Kaplanek

SOLANA BEACH — Although a final budget for the upcoming fiscal year won’t be presented until June 23, council members discussed a proposed document at the May 26 meeting that has the city’s general fund looking at a deficit of approximately $500,000. A proposition on the June 8 ballot asks voters if they will support implementation of a business tax that is expected to generate approximately $500,000 of additional revenue. Total general fund revenues are estimated at $13,066,000. Property taxes, which account for 40 percent of revenue, are projected to be a little more than $5.2 million. That represents a 1 percent decline, a first for the county’s

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crime

REPORT A weekly log of neighborhood crime. Compiled by Randy Kalp

A report for the week of May 18, 2010 to May 25, 2010

CAR STOLEN A vehicle parked on Misty Circle in Encinitas was reportedly stolen sometime after 7 p.m. May 20. STICK TO FIRES A 22-yearold firefighter was arrested around 2:15 a.m. May 23 for an alleged assault relating to his wife or cohabitant after he broke into her residence on Third Street in Encinitas. MAN ROBBED A man who had come from BJ’s Restaurant in Carlsbad was reportedly robbed around 1 a.m. May 20 while walking on Palomar Airport Road.

CLEANED OUT A residence on Avenida De La Plaza in Vista was reportedly burglarized sometime between 8 and 10:30 a.m. May 19 of jewelry, electronics and $1,400 in hygienic articles. METAL MANIA Someone reportedly stole $1,000 worth of metal from Vista Industrial Products Inc. on Park Center Drive in Vista around noon May 18. CRUEL INTENTIONS A 30year-old female teacher was arrested around 11 p.m. May 20 on Taylor Street in Vista on suspicion of willful cruelty to a child and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. BAD CALL A robbery for a $250 cell phone reportedly occurred around 9:50 p.m. May 21 on North Santa Fe Avenue at East California Avenue in Vista.

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Someone reportedly stole a 1969 Ford dump truck parked on Mission Avenue in Oceanside sometime between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 22. UNFAIR ADVANTAGE Four men reportedly robbed and inflicted injury on a 30-year-old man around College Avenue and Vista Way in Oceanside around 10:30 p.m. May 22. O’SIDE BURGLARY An Oceanside residence on Los Arbolitos Boulevard was reportedly burglarized sometime between 6:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. May 20. COMPUTER CAPER Auspex Pharmaceuticals and Bluepoint Solutions, both on Liberty Way in Vista, were reportedly burglarized sometime after midnight May 23 of computers.

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ENCINITAS Petty Theft 1, Burglary 2, Vandalism 3, Assault 1, Grand Theft 3, Robbery 0 SOLANA BEACH Petty Theft 1, Burglary 1, Vandalism 1, Assault 0, Grand Theft 0, Robbery 0 DEL MAR Petty Theft 0, Burglary 0, Vandalism 0, Assault 1, Grand Theft 0, Robbery 0 CARLSBAD Petty Theft 1, Burglary 2, Vandalism 1, Assault 0, Grand Theft 0, Robbery 1 SAN MARCOS Petty Theft 5, Burglary 11, Vandalism 7, Assault 0, Grand Theft 4, Robbery 0 OCEANSIDE Petty Theft 1, Burglary 1, Vandalism 2, Assault 0, Grand Theft 3, Robbery 2 VISTA Petty Theft 3, Burglary 15, Vandalism 7, Assault 0, Grand Theft 3, Robbery 2

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City Council on board for wayside horn installation By Bianca Kaplanek

DEL MAR — A group of residents attempting to reduce train noise received council approval at the May 17 meeting to seek funding for the $160,000 project. The Quiet Zone Committee, led by long-time Del Mar resident Hershell Price, conducted a test April 22 to determine if a stationary wayside horn system would be an effective and affordable way to temper train noise. After receiving nothing but positive input, the group canceled a follow-up workshop and went directly to City Council for approval to move forward. With that in hand, securing private donations will now be easier, committee member Lee Stein said. Once there is a funding commitment, staff can begin confirming costs and securing contracts for items such as the horns, the inventory to support them and monthly maintenance, which will be provided by North County Transit District, City Manager Karen Brust said. “I do not see any obstacles if we have the funding in place and the support of the committee,” she said. Public Works Director David Scherer said all rail lines that use the tracks will have to be on board with the project but he didn’t foresee any problems either. Representatives from NCTD, Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration and the California Public Utilities Commission all said they supported the wayside horns after witnessing the test. Federal regulations support the use of wayside horns so no special approval is needed at that level, however, installation must meet federal standards, Scherer said. No one attended from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, which runs the freight trains, Scherer said. The citizens committee has been looking at ways to reduce train noise since about 2006. Early on the city considered installing a quiet-zone gate but that option was quickly abandoned because of a $1 million price tag. Recently the group began researching wayside horns, which provide an audible warning to motorists and pedestrians that a train is approaching. A signal from the track circuit warning system is sent to wayside horns permanently mounted at the TURN TO HORN ON 27

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Top 10 tastes for the first half of 2010 My approach to wine is always enjoy the best … one sip at a time. This year to date has been fascinating in the sense that wineries up and down the price spectrum have made themselves accessible to the consumer. Wines that have been resting on their past laurels can no longer count on the past to keep themselves on top. Leaner, quality operations want their share of the market so they outreach every opportunity they get. My coverage of wine events sharply increased the last six months, in step with a sharp increase in the excellent end of the tasting scale. In a recent column, I concluded that wines that sell for more do so because their wines truly taste like premium wines. You do get what you pay for, and sales in the higher end of the wine world are beginning to get their customer base back. I rate wines on a one to five “bad to excellent” scale. Best price to value and availability are favored. The Top 10 Tastes are listed alphabetically. I rated all 10 an excellent. Prices are suggested retail based on prices I have paid or website cart prices. — Catena Bodega Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina, 2006. Cost is $18.99. A high-altitude European style wine from the superior Mendoza District.

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Taste of Wine One-hundred-year-old vineyards define Argentinian wines. Visit www.catenawines.com for more information. — Erath Prince Hill Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2006. Cost is $45. Low production, 2,000-case single vineyard wine in the Dundee region. Ideal flavor and tannin development for this vintage. Fourteen months in French Oak. Visit www.erath.com for more information. — Grgich Hills Estate Merlot, Napa Valley, 2006. Cost is $42. A complex, beautifully crafted Merlot from 4 Grgich Napa Valley vineyards. Biodynamic growing using the earth’s cycles gives this wine a balanced elegant character. Visit www.grgich. com for more information. — Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Mendocino, 2007. Cost is $55. Part of the Duckhorn group, Goldeneye, in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino, makes quality, cool-climate Pinot Noir. Winemaker Zach Rasmusson is very selective in choosing his crop for the small-lot production in each Pinot bottle.

You have to be gentle with this grape. www.duckhorn.com. – Hess Collection Allomi Vineyard Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2007. Cost is $28. A special Mt.Veeder Napa Valley highaltitude setting is the foundation for this grand home of a renowned family of wines. Hess presents a superior Allomi single Vineyard Cabernet with a regal berrycherry taste, and grown for its warmer climate on 200 acres in a remote side of Howell Mountain. Visit www.hesscollection.com for more information. — Louis Latour Grand Cru Burgundy Beaunne France, 2005. Cost is $40. Burgundian wines fathered the popular Pinot Noirs of the West Coast. Mellow cherry with a smoky licorice taste. Balanced tannins at the open. 2005 was a legendary harvest for France. Visit www.louislatour.com for more information. — O’Shaughnessy Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mt Napa Valley, 2006. Cost is $75. Mountainside vineyard patterned for great Cabernet. Wines in harmony with the environment. — Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel, Dry Creek Sonoma, 2008. Cost is $15. A champion value wine, familiar to “Taste of Wine” readers. The 2008 has a 5 percent touch of Petite Sirah to add

to the old vine Zin. Handpicked with ultimate timing for maximum balance and acidity. Barrel aged 12 months. Jammy California style flavor. www.pedroncelli.com. — Tamber Bey Estate Deaux Chevaux Vineyard Rabicano Blend, Napa Valley, 2007. Cost is $110. Elegant core of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with Petit Verdot and Cab Franc accents. Deep, rich, black fruit with an endless finish. Winery name derived from Arabian stallions raised onsite. Visit www.tamberbey.com for more information. — Zaca Mesa Estate Syrah, Santa Ynez Valley, 2006. Cost is $23. Sixteen months aged in Oak adding to perfect expression of this Santa Barbara County terrior. 2006 should provide momentum to the triple in sales over the previous year. Visit www.zacamesa.com for more information.

Wine Bytes — Temecula Valley has its 27th annual Balloon and Wine Festival from June 4 through June 6. More than 50 hot air balloons ascend at sunrise each day. Top music stars play Saturday night at Lake Skinner. Wine and food pairings over the weekend. Full details at temeculacvb.com or call (951) 4916085.

— San Diego’s Balboa Park Spanish Village is the setting for the third annual Cheese, Chocolate and Wine Festival from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 4. The event benefits Women’s History Museum. Dancing to Sue Palmer’s Band. Cost is $25. Call (619) 955-8884 for more information. — Tesoro Winery Barrel Room Tasting Event happens from 4 to 6 p.m. June 5. Four cheeses compliment the blind tasting conducted by a known sommelier. Cost is $35 per person at the winery. Call (951) 308-0000 for details. — 3rd Corner Encinitas presents a Nicket & Nickel/Far Niente wine dinner at 6 p.m. June 18. Cost is $79. For menu and wines, call (760) 942-2147. — PAON Restaurant, downtown Carlsbad, “Best New Restaurant” from San Diego Magazine, hosts a L’Aventure wine dinner on June 8. Stephan Asseo, L’Avenure’s owner, will talk about this premiere Paso Robles Winery and its award-winning blends. For menu and pricing, call PAON at (760) 729-7377. Frank Mangio is a renowned wine connoisseur certified by Wine Spectator. His library can be viewed at www.tasteofwinetv.com. (Average Google certified 900 visits per day) He is one of the top five wine commentators on the Web. Reach him at mangiompc@aol.com.


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Firefighters contain first brush fire of season RANCHO SANTA FE — Firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District were called to a brush fire near the intersection of Lake Drive and Ash Lane in the community of Del Dios the morning of May 24. Upon arrival, firefighters quickly attacked the fire, keeping it from spreading to a nearby structure. The 1.5-acre fire was quickly contained. Crews remained on the scene for several hours to make sure there were no hot spots or flare-ups. In addition to two fire engines and one battalion chief from RSFFPD, one fire engine and one battalion chief from Escondido Fire Department, one fire engine from San Diego Fire Department, and three brush engines and one hand crew from Cal Fire also

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B’NAI MITZVAH HONORS Congregation Beth Am celebrated its B’nai Mitzvah year with the annual fundraising dinner dance May 16, at the Carmel Valley Campus, 5050 Del Mar Heights Road. The evening honored its B’nai Mitzvah tutors Hillary Liber, Barbara Pardo, Janet Rosenfield and Judy Sperling. Members and friends came together to celebrate with a very special tribute to them for their joy of teaching and dedication to hundreds of students over thousands of hours. “There is nothing quite like enabling someone to achieve a meaningful task, to give them the self confidence and skills required to succeed,” Rabbi David Kornberg said. “These four women do that every day, and they do it with care, love of Judaism, and a passion for teaching.” Above left, Congregation Beth Am B’nai Mitzvah tutor honorees Janet Rosenfield, Barbara Pardo, Judy Sperling and Hillary Liber thank the crowd with a song especially written for the evening. Above right top, some of the Congregation Beth Am Gala committee members, from left, Patrice Gold, Lynda Better, Debra Clemens, Teri Naftalin, Chairwoman Jacqui Schwartz and Pamela Hankin gathered to celebrate the evening’s success. Above right bottom, Congregation Beth Am Rabbi Matthew Earne and his wife Liz were on hand to applaud the B’nai Mitzvah tutors. Photo courtesy of Alan Alpert, I Shoot Your Photo

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Realtor recognized for sales RANCHO SANTA FE — Herb Josepher, manager of Prudential California Realty’s Rancho Santa Fe offices, announced that Fiona Markgraaff has been recognized for her outstanding sales performance. Markgraaff earned the Chairman’s Circle Gold award for her sales production last year, a feat that ranks her in the top two percent of the company’s 60,000 agents nationwide. “Fiona is an educated professional with a compassionate and likable personality,” Josepher said. “Her knowledge of real estate is only surpassed by her dedication to the goals of her clients.” Markgraaff entered the real estate world several years after completing college in her native South Africa. A resident of San Diego for the past 20 years, TURN TO REALTOR ON 26

Open house celebration at Horizon Prep RANCHO SANTA FE — Horizon Prep’s Open House Night was filled with joy and gratitude from the get-go. “We have much to celebrate tonight!” said Horizon Prep Headmaster Ken Kush as he welcomed the crowd. “We’re blessed with strong enrollment for this year and next, but that’s just part of the story.” Kush went on to share how a recent visit by the WASC/ACSI Accreditation team left them so impressed with the school that it more than doubled the positive commendations for a school visit and are recommending a six-year term of accreditation. “This year we also received unanimous approval from the county for our building permit!” Kush added. With that the crowd burst into applause. “God is good!” added Kush. “And we give Him all the glory.” From that moment forward the night was all about the students. Every grade level of Horizon Prep Lions and their teachers presented projects, some of which have been months-long unit studies and

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RANCHO SANTA FE — Two local students received degrees from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa., May 23. Frederick C. Bingham, son of Douglas Bingham and Anita Noone of Rancho Santa Fe, and a graduate of Torrey Pines High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Erin L. Fink, daughter of Richard and Christina Fink of Rancho Santa Fe, and a 2006 graduate of Torrey Pines High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Religion.

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OCEANSIDE — Niko Mageo and Moses “MoMo” Mooney, youth football players from the San Luis Rey Athletic Association Trojans, have been chosen to participate in the California State Youth AllStar south football squad. Mageo will play on the seventh-grade squad and Mooney will play on the fifth/sixth-grade squad. Mageo has been playing football since the age of 8 and starts on both offense and defense. Mooney has been playing since the age of 7 and is often compared to his brother, current USC football freshman player Dillon Baxter. Mooney is best as a running back.

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The birds, the bees and the ticking biological clock Women, they have this thing … the familiar sound goes “tick, tick, tick.” Do you know what I’m talking about? If you’re a man, you probably don’t. However, if you happen to be one of those women in the mid- to late 30s like me, you can hear the sound of the clock hanging over your head. It’s your internal clock. You know, that loud biological one that makes women leap into any man’s arms during those critical two to three days of the month? Maybe I went through the baby thing at an early age. While most women in their 20s just wanted to party, follow their careers and waited to marry later, my Midwestern roots had me convinced I was already an old maid. As you might have guessed, I did marry young, and I had a son before I was 30. Now as life presents new chapters, with new adventures, I am at the end of my 30s looking head on into adulthood, newly married a second time, with another clock now … ticking for a second time. OK, babies. I love them. I really do. I wasn’t one of those pleasant pregnant women that went around with rosyred cheeks with the perfect glow. No. I was big, fat and pregnant. If you looked at me sideways you would’ve thought of a refrigerator, because that’s how wide I was. Not some delicate Ranch mom with skinny bird legs, and a perfect “pop belly.” Why I had to be an unusually fat pregnant woman, I don’t know. The good news is I’m somewhat vain. If I gain weight, I have been able to drop it fast at the sight of my body looking like a deep freeze. Thank goodness I’m fairly athletic. So don’t worry, if you think I’m going to pull a “Jillian Michaels” and adopt a baby because I don’t want to subject my body to another pregnancy, you’re wrong. I did have one of those “desperate housewife” moments over the weekend, when I had a funny conversation with one of my other female counterparts. My girlfriend and I were discussing how soon does a woman need to have a child before it’s too late? Here was basically our discussion on the phone, beginning with my girlfriend’s first erroneous statement: “You know if you don’t have a baby by the time you’re 35, your eggs dry up.” I remind her I have a 10year-old. “That equation doesn’t apply to me though, I have had a baby, and that’s not even true anyway.” “Jackson is now 10. How old are you?” My girlfriend knows my age and if you read my column, you know that I just turned 39 as I tell her on the phone. “Well, you better stop waiting. What are waiting for?” This is truly a sensitive question. If you’ve ever been married, you know what the first two years are like. The dreaded baby question follows you everywhere you go.

MACHEL PENN SHULL Machel’s Ranch “We going to start trying next year,” I tell her with ease. “If I were you, I better get with it. You’re not getting any younger.” Then we segue into discussing Botox and how I haven’t used it. Although, ask me in another 10 years. I guess if I have to suffer through the chimes and dings of the biological clock once again for the man I love, I will. Women must bear what they can and when they can. Because in the end, it’s not about a clock, a sound or what your friends may think or how you feel your life should be defined. You make your own story. I believe in being bold, funny, and most of all, I believe in the miracle of women and babies and friends and the possibility that there is hope around every corner.

Around Town On May 15, Kids Korps held their swanky gala at the beautiful estate of John and Patricia Queen in Rancho Santa Fe. Conseiller Culinaire was none other than our very own Ranch resident Bertrand Hug, owner of Mille Fleurs and Mister A’s. Sometimes life repeats itself and a picture of Maggie Bobbileff with Denise Hug happened to be one of my favorites that I had snapped from the cocktail mixer in the early afternoon. I just had to share it in my column for this issue. This Super Star Gala is definitely on the must attend list in Rancho Santa Fe. For information on Kids Korps USA, visit www.kidskorps.org. Later that evening, I met my good friend Krista Lafferty at the Del Mar Plaza, along with some of our other friends to help celebrate Ms. Lafferty’s birthday. You might recognize Krista as one of The Coast News Group’s very own. She is one of the advertising representatives who has played a significant role in the developing the world-class Health Care Series for The Coast News. This section features North County doctors located in the heart of Encinitas. I have included a photo of Krista in her tiara sitting next to the Ranch’s famous piano man, Randy Beecher. That Billy Joel song comes to mind. Also featured here are Tracy Justice and Jon Russo. Happy birthday to a friend who deserves for her birthday dreams to come true. On May 21, I was thrilled to receive an invitation from one of Tommy V’s owner’s Charles Parisi to a fabulous sit-down dinner with the San Diego Italian Film Festival. As everyone has been waiting with baited breath to find out what will be moving into the old Flyght location, we now have that answer — Tommy V’s. I had the privilege of receiving a private tour of the newly renovated restaurant and a sneak peak at the menu. Let’s just say the sophisticated residents will

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love this new addition, located right in the center of the “wealth triangle” right across from the Polo Fields. Friday night my husband and I were guests at Charles’ table. We sat and enjoyed a five-course sit down menu with the finest wines from Tommy V’s personal winery in Sicily. What you may not know is the Food Network has already picked up 10 episodes on owner Tomaso Maggiore’s family. The rumor mill had it they would be there on Friday shooting for their reality show, but I think we just missed them. Congrats to Tomaso Maggiore, Charles Parisi, and Tony Renda on their hot new restaurant location that has already opened. For more information, check out their website at www.tommyvdelmar.com. I am sure you will be reading more coverage of this new hotspot in “Machel’s Ranch.” On May 22, my husband Robin and I had dinner with his grandparents, Eddie and Dottie McCrink at Mille Fleurs. This just happened to be my father’s birthday, too. So the stars felt aligned, while I sat and dined with my new family by marriage. I had the most delightful conversation with Dottie about all of her worldly travels, the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club and how she and Eddie met at in an art class in New Jersey, which sounded absolutely romantic. I felt so incredibly lucky to have found such wonderful family that has embraced my son, Jackson and myself. Dreams do come true. They just happen a little later in life for some of us such as myself and now I understand that old adage, “patience is a virtue.” Thank you Ed and Dottie for all of your heartwarming conversation, and for treating Robin and I to a wonderful evening. Later that night, I ran into songbird Sacha Boutros at Randy Beecher’s 17th anniversary at Mille Fleurs. This week’s summer hat feature hat is none other than Sacha Boutros. Thanks Sacha for looking so fabulous so I could capture this gorgeous photo for the paper. Ranch residents also have their “piano man” they can count on each week, Thursday through Saturday from 8 p.m. till close. What’s wonderful about Randy is he loves the regulars, makes new guests

BUON APPETITO! Tommy V’s owners Tony Renda and Charles Parisi, with Victor Laruccia, and owner, Tomaso Maggiore. Photo by Machel Penn Shull

DINING IN STYLE Charles Parisi and MJ Makaul at Tommy V’s sit-down dinner for the San VIVA ITALIA Charles Parisi, Machel Penn Shull, Victor Laruccia, Diego Italian Film Festival. Photo president of the San Diego Italian Film Festival and Robin Shull. Courtesy photo by Machel Penn Shull

KIDS KORPS GALA Maggie GOOD SPORTS Rancho Santa Fe AAA Bulls team, featured with their Bobileff and Denise Hug at the proud coaches, Jeff Cesari and Barry Robbins. Photo by Machel Penn Kids Korps Gala. Photo by Machel Penn Shull Shull

PIANO MAN, BIRTHDAY GIRL Randy Beecher celebrates his 17th anniversary at Mille Fleurs, featured with Krista Lafferty. Photo by Machel Penn FRIENDS AND FUN Tracy Justice and Jon Russo celebrate Krista Shull Lafferty’s birthday at Mille Fleurs on May 15. Photo by Machel Penn Shull

feel special, while he singing with heart and soul. If you are having sort of a humdrum week, Randy’s music at Mille Fleurs will be sure to lift your

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FINAL CURTAIN Horizon Prep students, from left, Madison Hansmeyer, Jillian Cooper, Brady Pedersen, and Abby Gammel took part in the spring drama production of “Lost.” The spring drama students presented matinee and evening performances with its lost-on-a-desert-island-themed spring production. Musical Director Camille Hastings worked around baseball season with a smaller-than-usual cast of only 36 preschool through fifthgrade students. Courtesy photo

Football Monday ready to tee off CARMEL VALLEY — Keeping with Torrey Pines High School tradition, the Falcon Football Monday golf classic will be held June 28 at the Rancho Santa Fe Farms Country Club, 8500 St. Andrews Road. Heading up this year’s event are Ed and Kathy Cuff along with Jeff and Bernadette Fargo. Additional committee members are Mark Bath, Nina Detrow, Kellie Doyle, George Stratigopoulos, Richard Ross, Chris Jaczko, Dena Yocom and John and Donna Wilson. The day’s schedule will kick off with a noon shotgun start. At 4:30 p.m. is a wine tasting and “Football 101” with Torrey Pines head foot-

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with projectiles on April 21. In Wolf’s car, police found a blow gun, a slingshot and a bucket of rocks, and after questioning, Wolf told police that she just “liked to hear people say ‘ouch.’” — Lame: (1) The reason career criminal Kevin Polwart gave for his brief February escape from New Zealand’s Auckland Prison was to demonstrate that he posed no threat to society on the outside (and thus that he should be parolled). (Instead, authorities added nine months to his sentence.) (2) A judge in Scotland went lenient on George McIntosh, 53, who had been convicted of embezzling the equivalent of about $87,000 from two pro golfing organizations. McIntosh claimed that his medication for Parkinson’s disease had made him “compulsive(ly)” generous so that he needed to embezzle money in order to buy gifts for his friends.

The Litigious Society — In April, George Black’s lawsuit to be compensated for his injuries was permitted to proceed to trial, following an Ontario Superior Court decision. Black was playing third base (the “hot corner”) in a softball game in Hamilton when he lost track of a line drive in the sun. The ball hit him in the head, smashing his glasses into his face and causing serious trauma to his eye. Black figures his injury is the fault of the owner of the softball field

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GOLF CLASSIC From left, Falcon Football Monday golf classic committee members Lori Bertran, Linda Lederer-Bernstein, event Co-Chair Kathy Cuff and Anna Chamberlin invite the community to come out for a day of golf, companionship and support for Torrey Pines High School at the June 28 event at the Rancho Santa Fe Farms Country Club. Call (858) 793-3405 or www.tphsfootball.com. Courtesy photo

for failing to put up any kind of shade to block the late afternoon sun. — Melanie Shaker filed a lawsuit recently against the Fases Salon in Chicago for her 2008 injuries, which she incurred when she fell through the salon’s front window and badly slashed herself. She fell after losing her balance while attempting to kick her husband during a quarrel along Sheffield Avenue following dinner (and, of course, drinks). Shaker suffered deep cuts to her arm, back and feet, which she now says was the salon’s fault in that they had neglected to use “safety glass” in their front window, which would not have shattered into glass shards. — Jo Ann Fonzone’s fouryear quest to divorce the rock singer David Lee Roth (of Van Halen) continues, according to a May report in the Morning Call of Allentown, Pa. Roth, through his publicist, denied any connection whatsoever to Fonzone, who has filed nearly two dozen lawsuits against various people who she claims have done her wrong, including Hollywood executive Cary Woods and MTV CEO Judy McGrath, who each has been accused of trying to steal Fonzone’s identity. Judges have noted that Fonzone’s claims are unaccompanied by any “evidence” (such as a marriage license to Roth, or even photographs of the “couple” together), and most judges who have heard her claims regard the lawsuits as “frivolous.” Said a court records

chief of Fonzone’s prolific filings, “When (the clerks) see her, they all want to run.” Fonzone actually has a law degree, from Western State University in Fullerton, Calif.

I Demand My Rights In April, warehouse workers at the Copenhagen, Denmark, brewery that makes Carlsberg beer went on strike after the company cut back on its allowance of providing up to three free beers per shift, which workers thought made their mundane jobs easier to take. As of April 1, only one beer per shift was provided, and only at lunch. (The previous “right” belonged also to delivery drivers, according to a Reuters report, but it was not clear how that right squared with drunk-driving laws.)

Least Competent Criminals Not Ready for Prime Time: (1) John Campana, 18, was detained by police after they found him with several pieces of expensive jewelry in Gainesville, Fla. As they were questioning him about where he got the jewelry, Campana (according to the police report) started shaking and sweating, and then fainted. (He was charged several days later with burglary.) (2) Jason Robinson, 22, was arrested at a Burger King in Pine Bluff, Ark., in May after robbing the restaurant manager at gunpoint. As the manager handed over the day’s proceeds, Robinson set his gun down on a counter to grab the money. Not surprisingly, the

ball coach Scott Ashby. The silent auction begins at 5 p.m. offering trips and packages, followed by dinner and awards. Registration for the day of golf, which includes box lunch and dinner, is $250. Dinner and wine tasting is $75, and dinner only is $65. A portion of fees may be designated as individual player donation.This is the 15th year the golf classic has been held. Contact the Torrey Pines Foundation office at (858) 793-3405 or www.tphsfootball.com or Denise.Small@ sduhsd.net for more information on attending or making a donation to this event.

manager picked up the gun and shot Robinson in the leg.

People With Issues Recurring Theme: Police in Austin, Texas, executing a search warrant in May, discovered an elaborate, three-story tunnel complex extending as far as 35 feet underground, beneath the home of Jose Del Rio, 70, which he apparently dug over at least a two-year period. Police also found 19 guns, plus ammunition, batteries and compressed gas (which presented a serious safety hazard). The property showed signs of caving in and posed a threat to adjacent property, as well. Police noted that Del Rio (who neighbors said “kept to himself”) was cooperative during the search although he offered no particular explanation for the tunnels.

An Odd Files (April 1994) The New York Daily News reported in April (1994) on a cellblock fight between prominent New York mass murderers Colin Ferguson and Joel Rifkin while they were awaiting trials at the Nassau County jail. (They were later convicted.) Reportedly, Ferguson was using a telephone and told Rifkin to be quiet. According to the Daily News source, Ferguson told Rifkin, “I wiped out six devils (white people), and you only killed women.” Rifkin allegedly responded, “Yeah, but I had more victims.” Ferguson then allegedly punched Rifkin in the mouth.

Quintet of artists host show through June 6 LA JOLLA — La Jolla Art Association announced “Visual Variations 2010” at its gallery at 8100 Paseo Del Ocasa through June 6. The gallery will be open from noon to 6 p.m. most days and by appointment. The art exhibit showcases five award-winning San Diego artists: Jeffrey R. Brosbe, Dana Levine, Caroline Morse, Gwen Nobil, and John Valois. The title of the exhibition refers to each artist’s unique vision, ranging from the abstract to the realistic, from black and white to intense color, and from high impact to quiet contemplation. No matter what the stylistic differences, all the images in the show leave a lasting impression on the viewer. “As an artist and a scientist I can tell you that art and science are not an unlikely combination,” Levine said. “Both strive to see nature with a fresh eye. In my work, I explore the inner richness of nature and the human form in a visual medium, looking for the structure beneath the surface using the original colors our eyes combine together. My style is impressionism; my ideas expressed in pigments and through the camera lens.” Caroline Morse’s style is representational and focuses mainly on landscapes and the figure. Her paintings

are interpretive realism with an emphasis on color, space and light. She seeks to capture energy and emotion, combining substance and meaning with aesthetics. “I have turned to the world of art as means of expression,” Valois said. “The flexibility and range of possibilities afforded by the digital medium are truly amazing and an excellent means for expressing one’s creative ideas and feelings.”

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“Capturing the moment in an outdoor setting is one of my favorite ways of painting,” Nobil said. “I like the challenge of plein air painting: changing light, shadows, weather — all combine to push the artist to a higher level of concentration than might otherwise take place.” Brosbe’s images are fine art photographic prints in extremely limited editions. He considers the creation of an image the same as the creation of a Haiku. “It should be whole and meaningful in itself while providing greater insight when pondered further,” he said. Call Dana at (858) 4900470 to make an appointment. For more information, visit www.lajollaart.org or e-mail danabet@yahoo.com.

Library activities for kids and teens in June RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild has announced a host of activities being held in the Martha Glasgow Youth Services Wing of the San Diego County Rancho Santa Fe branch library, 17040 Avenida De Acacias, in June. — Tuesday Preschool Story Time is at 12:30 p.m. with Sea Creatures on June 8. On first and third Thursdays are Craft Afternoons at 3:30 p.m. — The branch summer reading program begins June 14 for toddlers through age 18. — Monday movies will be held at 1 p.m. June 14 and June 21 for all ages. — At 1 p.m. June 28 author Barrie Summy presents her new book “I So Don’t Do Makeup,” which will also feature Meilani, a makeup artist.The program is for ages 12 and up. — At 3 p.m. June 21, teen artists can make cards. — Every Tuesday is preschool storytime at 12:30 p.m. Themes include Dads on June 15, June 22 is Sparkle the Clown and June 29 is fish. — At 1 p.m. June 29,The Amazing Dana presents his

water magic show for all ages. — At 12:30 p.m. June 16, June 23 and June 30 will be a Wednesday craft for ages 4 to 8. — For ages 9 and older, a Thursday craft session will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 17 and June 24. Fun Friday is held at 12:30 p.m. June 18 and June 25 for ages 9 and older, as well. — The Rancho Santa Fe Book Club meets from 2 to 3 p.m. June 11 to discuss “Lavinia” by Ursula Le Guin. For the July 9 meeting, the group will discuss “The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. — At 11 a.m. June 12, the library will host an author talk with Linda Meckler on “Fight Your Medical Nightmare.” The book offers help on getting medical bills paid and understanding how the system works now.

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PET WEEK Candy is a 10-monthold, spayed, female terrier blend. Candy can be your personal fitness coach and will be happy in an active home with humans 18 years and older, and, please, no cats. Candy’s ready to meet you at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Candy’s adoption fee is $195. All pets adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center have been spayed or neutered, have up-todate vaccinations and

microchip identification. Helen Woodward Animal Center kennels are open everyday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Applications are accepted until 5:45 p.m. at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe.

Learn from the ladies of San Diego’s past SAN DIEGO — The seventh annual Ladies Day in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will celebrate the everyday joys, activities and challenges of the women that lived in early San Diego from 1821 to 1872.This year’s event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12 and is named “Daring, Delightful & Determined Women: A Day with the Ladies of Old Town.” “Ladies Day in Old Town will showcase activities that are educational as well as fun for both kids and adults,” said Deanna Turton, volunteer chair of the event. “People will walk away knowing what it was like to live in San Diego in the early to mid-1800s.” The plaza will contain volunteers and decedents from Old Town performing living history demonstrations, such as a variety of 19th century games and crafts, historic hair dressing, historic dancing, soap making, basket weaving, crochet-

ing and lace making. There will be a garden tour as well as live entertainment and free refreshments. Volunteers will also be showing clothing from the time period and how to do laundry by hand. Throughout the day, there will be a silent auction to benefit Boosters of Old Town and its mission to support the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Historic dancing will continue in the evening at the Barra Barra Saloon. The celebration takes place right outside Barra Barra, in the northeast section of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, at the corner of Wallace and Calhoun streets. Many of the shops and museums within the state park will have special activities as part of the Ladies Day celebration. Free parking is available in the CalTrans headquarters on Taylor Street, one block from the event site.

Are Pap tests necessary after hysterectomy? DR. GOTT Second Opinion

Dear Dr. Gott: I had ovarian cancer and had a complete hysterectomy two years ago. My cancer was in the first stage, and, thankfully, I did not need chemo or radiation. My surgeon continues to schedule me for Pap smears/internal exams yearly and says I will need to have this done for the rest of my life, but I don’t understand why. When I ask him, he gets short with me and says to “look it up on the Internet.” This does not make sense to me. Even my family doctor was surprised that I must continue to have Pap smears after having a complete hysterectomy. Can you shed some light on this? Thank you.

Dear Reader: First things first. Find another surgeon/gynecologist. A huffy attitude and saying “Look it up on the Internet” is never an appropriate response to a concerned patient’s question, especially one who has a diagnosis of cancer. All patients deserve respect and simple politeness. Physicians dealing with cancer patients should realize this above all others because of the justified high emotions often associated with the diagnosis. Now, onto your question. There are two types of hysterectomy: total and partial (also known as supracervical). A partial hysterectomy removes the uterus and leaves the cervix intact. A total hysterectomy removes both the uterus and the cervix. In each procedure, the ovaries and fallopian tubes may be removed as TURN TO SECOND OPINION ON 22

HABLAMOS! Above left, from left, third-place Hannah Elliott, second-place Jazmin Nason, and first-place winner Quinn Martin were the top students in Horizon Prep’s first-grade Spanish Speaking Bee. Above right, top, third-grade winners were, from left, secondplace winner Samantha Preske, first-place winner Shane Telfer and third-place winner Sydney Northbrook. The third- and fourth-graders not only had to say the words but spell the words and utilize the Spanish alphabet. Above right, middle, thirdgrade winners were, from left, third-place Jesse Wasa, first-place winner Daniel Hotson and second-place winner Cassandra McDaniel. Above right, bottom, fourth-grade winners were, from left, third-place Kylie Preske, first-place Natalie Paxton and second-place Yechen Choi. Courtesy photos

Torrey Pines dancers ready to take stage CARMEL VALLEY — The Torrey Pines High School Dance Department will hit the stage for its final performance at 7 p.m. June 5 at the Torrey Pines High School gym, as a gala conclusion to its best-ever season. The performance will also include The Body Poets, a professional dance troupe led by Torrey Pines alum Omeed Simantob. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door or from the foundation office. Expression Session 2010 will highlight the award-winning skills of dancers who received regional and national honors this year under the guidance of Director Sarah Kaye and Coach Michael Langford. The dancers will be supported, as well, by the talents of the school’s music, film BODY LANGUAGE Torrey Pines High School dancer Christine and visual arts students. Miyagi will be among the performers at the Expression Session 2010 at The year-end perform- 7 p.m. June 5 at the Torrey Pines High School gym. Courtesy photo

ance will wrap up a recordbreaking season for the Torrey Pines Dance Team, which made its best showing ever in April during the Dance Nationals in Anaheim. With its rendition of Austin Powers, the team placed second in the “Open Character Dance” category. Dozens of teams from across the country participated in the event. The competition marked the first time that Torrey Pines had competed in the championship division of the national competition. The team was eligible to compete at that level after a strong finish at regional trials in March. Dancers brought home a tall trophy. “Torrey Pines is a creative hotbed and our many talents will be on display at the Expression Session,” Kaye said.

OUTSTANDING STUDENTS Back row, from left, John Plaziak of San Marcos High School and Ricardo Vasquez of La Costa Canyon High School, with front row, from left, Brooklyn Anderson of Carlsbad High School; Anna Rowell of San Pasqual Academy; Carla Bejjani of Mission Hills High School and Vanessa Foster of Vista High School were presented by the California Retired Teachers Association, North San Diego County Scholarship Foundation. The students were welcomed by Lenora Sears, president of the North San Diego County Scholarship Foundation, and Barbara Thomas of Division 45 of the California Retired Teachers Association, at the May 19 luncheon. Courtesy photo


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well, depending on the reason for the hysterectomy. I assume your “complete” hysterectomy is a total one. Also, because of your ovarian cancer, it is a given that your ovaries and fallopian tubes would have been removed as well, since they were the source of the cancer and the reason for undergoing the procedure. Treatment for ovarian cancer often begins with surgery to remove the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, nearby lymph nodes and a fold of fatty abdominal tissue. Tissue and abdominal fluid samples are also taken to determine the stage of cancer and if additional treatments may be required. Depending on the results, chemotherapy and/or radiation are typically ordered. This is especially true for more advanced cases. Unless you had a partial hysterectomy, a Pap smear, which tests for cervical cancer, doesn’t make any sense because you don’t have a cervix. However, because I am neither a gynecologist nor a surgeon, I must defer a final answer to the specialists. Find a gynecologist with whom you feel comfortable. You can even make a “get acquainted” visit to determine whether he or she is someone you truly wish to see. Once you have found the specialist of your choice, provide him or her with your medical records. Then sit down to dis-

cuss what type of hysterectomy you had, the type of testing you should undergo to monitor your ovarian cancer until you enter remission, and whether Pap smears are necessary in your case. Also, remember to eat well, exercise, get plenty of rest, and keep stress to a minimum to increase and/or maintain your quality of life. This may also help with any symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, and more, that you may be experiencing following your hysterectomy. Dear Dr. Gott: My sister suffered from headaches for several years. When my brother visited her, he checked around her home and found mold underneath the house. She moved, and the cluster headaches have disappeared. I just thought you would like to let your readers know about this as it may help others who suffer from these awful headaches. Dear Reader: Mold growth in homes can cause a plethora of symptoms, depending on the type of mold. Most often it is associated with cold-like or allergylike respiratory symptoms, but headaches are definitely possible. I don’t know that your sister should have moved. There are several ways that mold can be removed from a home. If she was renting, the landlord also has a responsi-

7, Encinitas Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas. The meeting will discuss programs. For more details, AARP’s Spirit of 45 program and the spirituality of America. visit www.eeday.org. For details, call (760) 753-2456. PET EXPO The city of Encinitas will host a pet expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6, City Hall parking lot, 505 Vulcan Ave., ARCHIVE 101 North San Encinitas. Activities include pet Diego County Genealogical photos, grooming, best trick con- Society will meet at 10 a.m. June test and the “neuter scooter” 8, Carlsbad City Council chamclinic. The San Diego County bers, 1200 Carlsbad Village department of animal services Drive, Carlsbad. Kerry Bartels, will be on-site with discounted archive specialist at the National dog licensing, $6 rabies shots Archives Riverside branch, will and $20 micro chipping and reg- discuss the National Archives istration. Visit www.encinitas website and its documents. Call recreg.com to learn more. (760) 967-8635 to learn more.

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MUSIC The Ahnileen Martinez, AARP asso- friends of the Carmel Valley ciate state director, will be hon- Library will host a free family ored at the AARP chapter 239 music program at 7 p.m. June 9, Encinitas meeting at 1 p.m. June

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football camp this summer.

Helping out

author Jan Krystkowiak has written a book to help ease children’s fear and confusion about a parent or loved one’s military deployment and is donating 100 percent of the proceeds to the United Through Reading Military Program. Krystkowiak‘s book “You are Never Far Away,” comes from the perspective of the deployed parent speaking to their child and is personalized with the child’s name and photo. For more information, visit www.unitedthrough reading.org or call (858) 4817323.

CARLSBAD — Employees from Life Technologies, a global biotechnology tools company headquartered in Carlsbad, helped clean up and repair facilities on May 26 at the San Diego Human Society and SPCA’s North Campus, at 2905 San Luis Rey Road in Oceanside. More than 50 volunteers installed bamboo fencing between kennel housing, repaired the dog play yard, Do you flute? built new cabinetry and preENCINITAS — An ongopared the property for future ing flute choir program is building expansion. offered at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings at the Encinitas Special book School of Music, 775 Orpheus DEL MAR — Del Mar Ave. The choir is looking for resident and children’s book flutists of all ages who have

bility to clean up the mold. If she owned her home, she would have had to disclose this information to the purchaser because of the potential health risks. Thank you for writing to remind me and my readers of this common problem.

precious time calling an ambulance for something like this. I responded I am not a doctor and cannot diagnose what is happening. We have done everything the doctors have required and still want answers as to the cause. I feel they are treating the effects without checking into the posDear Dr. Gott: I am writ- sibility of it being a reaction ing to find out what you think to medication. we should do, because all the Dear Reader: Seizures specialists are baffled about my husband’s illness. Six are commonly brought on by months ago, he began to have sudden, abnormal electrical seizures for no known reason. activity of the brain. Causes He was in ICU for three include head injury, drug weeks with a diabetic special- overdose, brain tumor, acciist, an endocrinologist and a dental poisoning, low blood neurologist on his case. They sugar or sudden lack of oxyran every test possible to rule gen to the brain. They are out this or that for the cause divided primarily into two catof the seizures. All tests came egories — focal or partial. back negative. His glucose is Focal seizures occur on both under control. He continues sides of the brain, partial to have “spells,” with symp- seizures on one side.They may toms of lead feet, sweating present with muscle spasms, legs, headache and the smell unusual sensations (such as and taste of burnt beef in his your husband’s taste of burnt mouth. beef), loss of consciousness He takes synthroid, 175 and more. In some cases, the mcg, once a day. I am wonder- cause is never identified, but ing and have asked if there is the activity doesn’t necessaria possibility of him having a ly represent epilepsy. reaction to this medication. It I would like to address falls on deaf ears. your husband’s daily use of Last night, I called the synthroid. When was he diagambulance, as he was having nosed as being hypothyroid? one of those spells again and Is there a correlation between could not walk. His speech the time he went on the medand thought processes were ication and the time the slow. When the EMTs arrived, seizure activity began? The he seemed normal. Four dosage is a rather strong one. hours of observation con- Was he begun on a lower firmed that everything was amount and increased over normal. This is not normal for time? Has he been tested on a him and never has been. I was timely basis? The inert ingrequestioned why I was wasting dients in synthroid include

confectioners’ sugar, acacia, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, povidone and talc. The dose also includes FD&C blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake and D&C red Nos. 27 and 30 Aluminum Lake dyes. Perhaps he is responding to the coloring. Were he on a lesser dose, the dyes would vary in intensity. If he had a CT scan to rule out a brain tumor, didn’t sustain a head injury within the past month or so, hasn’t been accidentally poisoned, and can’t attribute the activity to a recent occurrence, perhaps the medication is the cause of the seizure activity. I recommend he ask his physician for a little indulgence. If the medication isn’t vital, perhaps they can compromise on a trial without it. He might consider diet modification — include cabbage, Brussels sprouts, lima beans, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, bananas, and supplemental vitamins B and C. Fats, sugars, red meats and eggs should be consumed in moderation. And he should exercise 15 to 20 minutes every day unless his doctor says otherwise. If no improvement is found, request a referral to a new neurologist for a second opinion.

library’s community room, 3919 Townsgate Drive, Carmel Valley. The musical ensemble The Goliards will perform authentic medieval music on period pieces. PAINT-OUT The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild is holding a paint-out from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9 on the lawn of the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, 5951 Linea Del Cielo. Visitors can stroll among the artists who will be painting and visit and ask questions of the artists practicing their craft. The Inn will be open for lunch or a snack.

1944. Call (760) 753-7376 to learn more.

JUNE 10 GENTLY USED The friends of the Solana Beach Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 through June 12 at the library, 157 Stevens Ave., Solana Beach. Fill a grocery bag with books for

only $4.

JUNE 11 ART 101 Oil painter Sally Pearce will host an art demonstration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 11, Calavera Community Center, Calavera Community Park, 2997 Glasgow Drive, Carlsbad. Call (760) 434-8497 or visit www.coalartgallery.com to learn more.

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The Friends of the Encinitas Library will host a lecture by World War II and D-Day survivor Bob Watson at 6:30 p.m. June 16, Encinitas Library Community Room, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Watson is a San Marcos resident, who at 18 years old was in the first wave that hit Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6,

Doctor Gott is a practicing physician and the author of the book “Live Longer, Live Better” (Quill Driver Books, www.quilldriverbooks.com; (800) 6057176). Write him at Dr. Gott c/o United Media, 200 Madison Ave., 4th fl., New York, NY 10016.

0NGOING BALLET LESSONS Summer session ballet classes will begin June 7, Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas. Youth Ballet, ages 7 to 13, will be held Mondays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Teen/Adult Ballet I, ages 14 and older, will be held Mondays from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Teen/Adult Ballet II will be held Mondays 7:45 to 9 p.m. and Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., with some Saturday classes. For more information, visit ww.encinitasrecreg.com. FEEL BETTER A Griefshare Support Group will meet every Monday at 7 p.m., El Camino Christian Fellowship, 510 South El Camino Real, Encinitas. For details, call (760) 942-4900.

portion of all sales will go to Day Media has published San St.Tropez’s official nonprofit Marcos author Janet F. Williams’ book “You Don’t Photocharity. Ask, You Don’t Get,” a self10th anniversary help/how-to paperback on CARLSBAD — Carlsbad how to get what you want by resident Pete Wlodkowski, asking. For more information, founder of amateurgolf.com, announced plans to celebrate visit the News Room at the 10th anniversary of his www.GoodDayMedia.com. website with a celebration Artist of month throughout the month of Tri-City awards ENCINITAS — Morgan June, with giveaways, special OCEANSIDE — Tri-City Janis will be the Artist of the offers and the introduction of Medical Center has received Month for June at St.Tropez new features and content. the 2010 American Heart Bakery & Prize entries may be accessed Association/American Stroke Bistro, 947 by registering at the site, and Association’s Get With The S.Coast Highalso by becoming a fan of Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus amateurgolf.com’s Facebook Performance Achievement way 101. Her page. photographic Award. The award recognizes Wlodkowski founded Tri-City’s commitment and works were amateurgolf.com in 2000 to success in implementing taken in centralize news and events excellent care for stroke Italy, Camfor top amateur golfers. bria, Ireland, patients, according to eviNova Scotia, dence-based guidelines. Just ask Vietnam, C a l i f o r n i a MORGAN JANIS SAN MARCOS — Good and her town of Encinitas. A played at least two years. Instructor Ron Ebel is organizing the program and there are clinics, field trips and concerts throughout the year. A $40 monthly fee is charged or students can pay $10 per session. For more information, call Ron at (760) 757-3096.

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a suspicious vehicle parked in the 500 block of Rose Street. As the officer walked up to the tan Honda Accord, the vehicle sped away and the pursuit began, according to testimony. Authorities said the Honda had been stolen two days earlier from a San Diego police detective who had stopped for coffee in Chula Vista. At the time of the car theft, the detective’s semi-automatic handgun and shotgun were in the vehicle. As Escondido police officers began pursuing Pomatto through the city, he started firing at them. “My windshield explodes, then there was a lot of dust in my car and I look down to see a whole in my windshield,” Officer Ryan Banks testified. Banks said that bullet grazed the right shoulder of his uniform, while another shot blew out one of his marked patrol car’s tires. During the chase, which ended without incident in the parking lot of On the Border restaurant at the Westfield North County Fair mall, police testified Pomatto fired out his window at the pursuing patrol vehicles and through the sunroof at a police helicopter that was following the chase from the air. Sgt. Don Shumate testified he believed Pomatto was “laying in wait” several times during the chase because he said the defendant slowed to a stop around corners as if to open fire on the officers as the came around the bend. Shumate said he was just waiting for the bullets to come through his windshield. Police never returned fire at Pomatto, according to witness testimony. Pomatto faces up to 158 years in prison if convicted of all the charges. His next scheduled court appearance is this month. Last November, Pomatto was convicted in Butte County of two felony counts of making criminal threats.


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GIVE ME 5? Retired pitcher Rick Rhoden entered the Cox Celebrity Championship with four wins at Morgan Run under his belt. This year he had to settle for second, finishing one shot behind tournament winner Jack Wagner HEAVENLY SHOT First-time event host Drew Brees, quarterback for the reigning Super Bowl champions, the New Orleans Saints, begins play on the first day of the 36-hole competition. Brees finished in 40th place with a 25-over-par 167. Photos by Bianca Kaplanek

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event, previously called the Celebrity Classic and hosted by Stan Humphries, was hosted this year by Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. Proceeds will benefit the Drew Brees Foundation, which San Diego native and one-time Padre Mark Prior takes his first was founded in 2003 to advance research in the fight against shot of the two-day tournament.

cancer and provide care,education and opportunities for children in need in San Diego, New Orleans and West Lafayette/ Purdue. The event included a twoday celebrity-amateur tournament, nightly parties and the 36-hole celebrity competition. Tickets were $10 per day. Admission was free for military members and children younger than 10.

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responded to the incident. RSFFPD Battalion Chief Fred Cox served as the Incident Commander. No injuries or structure damage were reported. The cause is still under investigation. “Today’s incident is a good reminder of just how important it is to properly maintain vegetation,” Fire

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review options for trash collection, propane purchases and mail costs. The category also includes looking in to procuring additional playing fields. Under “Circulation,” they will look at traffic, to reduce cut-through trips. Roundabouts will also be considered along with intersection improvements. Efforts should continue to obtain additional segments or trails and provide ongoing maintenance. The board also wants to review existing committees, review association facilities and look for opportunities to partner or work with other organizations. The long-range plan-

ning began in 1990 when the Association established the Rancho 2000 Task Force to prepare the first planning document. Ten years later in 2000, the Association again established a committee to prepare a subsequent longrange plan. Now the 2010 Task Force prioritized the top three topics as traffic, political involvement and open space. After a mini-retreat in January, additional topics discussed were broadband access, a new patrol facility and environmental sustainability. The next step will be to name a committee to write a planning document.

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several years, in early April the Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, allowed the Association, working with the Community Services District, to activate its latent powers, which now allows the formation of assessment districts to fund the project.

The next step to raise community awareness of the possibility will be to mail a survey to determine how much interest there is, Holler said. “I think it is a good idea to get a reading,” said Bill Beckman, board president. Holler said the projects will take several years and will play out in phases, with neighborhoods stepping forward, forming assessment districts

for themselves. There will be a process that will start when property owners submit a petition to establish an assessment district to the community services district, which eventually helps them design the project. They pay only for as much as they benefit and can have it either added to their property tax bill or they can pay it all up front.

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she credits her consistent success to her commitment to provide her clients with objective advice, useful information and prompt communications. To assist her buyers, Markgraaff applies her extensive knowledge of San Diego to match them with the perfect neighborhood, area and property. For sellers, she generates honest and methodical evaluations

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before school and during breaks and lunch for a week. The winning team receives extra credit. Money raised is used to purchase the senior class gift to the school. This year students chose to fund a $20,000 concrete patio in the quad area where they like to hang out that was plagued with drainage and mud problems. The students took in more than enough to cover the project cost. For the guys in Boomroasted, who took the name from TV’s “The Office,” the project started off on a disappointing note that got worse before it got better. Their first choice for a business was taken and two other groups

were selling pizza, their second choice. “We got stuck with something we didn’t want to do so much,” said Jason Anthony, who teamed up with Brett Buchanan, Ryan O’Rourke, Karl Holmlund, Hunter Ross and Andy Huang. They finally decided on Starbucks coffee and bagels in the morning and coffee drinks and candy at lunch. To increase profits, the guys created breakfast packages that they delivered to businesses from Mira Mesa to Carlsbad. “The first day was chaos,” O’Rourke said. “Three of the six guys were out delivering and people were lining up here. The toasters shorted out the electricity and we couldn’t toast the bagels.” “On day two we had to revise things,” Anthony said.

“Every day we were learning something different. It was a lot of work but incredibly fun to be working with lifetime friends and have our leadership skills come together and unify as a group.” Even after providing complimentary coffee and bagels to all faculty and staff members, an informal survey had Boomroasted with the highest profits — about $4,200 — with only one day left to sell. Most other groups had barely broken the $1,000 mark. “It’s a lot of work to put on this big event,” said Jon Wallace, the economics and government teacher who has been overseeing the decadesold project for the past seven years. “But it’s fun to watch them succeed and fail and learn through both.”

includes a garage sale and folks are being encouraged to display their no-longer-used stuff that could be just the thing someone else can use. For pancakes and all the goodies on the side kids under 3 can enjoy them for free; those up to 10 years of age will pay $3 and folks 11 years of age and up will pay a modest five bux. Proceeds will be divided 50-50 between the council and Encinitas Fire Dept.

City to acquire Legion Hall Acting on the recommendation of its redevelopment agency, Vista has moved to purchase the building occupied by the American Legion post on Santa Fe Avenue for a reported 640 grand. It is one of several purchases in that area recently. Total investment now is reported to be in the neighborhood of $32 mil. Revenue is derived from a modest sales tax hike a coppla years ago.

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telling the audience he believed a cooperative approach with federal agencies was the appropriate way to handle border crimes in San Diego County. Gore, who spent 32 years with the FBI, said he believed the sheriff’s department’s use of immigration officers in the county’s jail to screen all incoming inmates is a great example of the two agencies working hand in hand. “Let them do their job in our facilities, and if these people are in the country illegally put an immigration hold on them,” Gore said.

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beginning June 25.There will also be an enviro fair, the sixth annual gospel concert, this year is a DJ mix-off, with pro wrestling and mixed martial arts and the eighth annua $1,000 grand prize. The beer festival has al motorcycle ride to the fair. To ease parking and trafbeen expanded to three days

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shrimp. I should mention that our server Ron paired a perfect Four Graces Pinot Blanc from Dundee Hills region of Oregon. And he paired the wine perfectly with every dish. We were dying to try the house-made potato gnocchi but did not want to commit to it as an entrée. The chef obliged and split a portion between us and it was really, really good with wild mushrooms, green asparagus, Valdivia Farms tomatoes and goat cheese. Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, it took gnocchi to another level. We went for the surf and turf with a

Brandt Farms filet mignon and a butter poached Maine lobster and the roasted Berkshire pork loin that came with smoked pork rolls. Both entrées were perfect and the highlight of the evening was still to come. The parfait sampler is the only dessert option but there are six different parfaits presented in a desert tree stand that displays them beautifully. Pick the parfait you want, take it off the stand, and that’s your desert. Twenty/20 is a North County gem that local residents need to experience. Besides what I mentioned, they have and extensive wine

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to sound the train horn. “The engineers of each of the trains still will have the option to blow the horns and ... if there’s pedestrians in the right of way they’ll be blowing,” Scherer said. In addition to positive input following the April test that included unanimous endorsement from the nearby Ocean Windows condominium association, a handful of speakers told council members they supported the project. “We may as well move

forward with it and let them work on getting the dough so we can get it done and sleep better at night,” resident Edward Yuskiewicz said. Council members agreed. “This is a great idea,” Councilman Don Mosier said. “The technology works and it will be perfectly safe and it will benefit our citizens. “I ... want to express my appreciation for this committee solving a long-standing problem by finding a much better technology than something that was invented a cen-

tury and a half ago — pulling your whistle on your train.” “What a wonderful solution,” Councilwoman Crystal Crawford said. “This is a wonderful effort on the part of our residents, who are smart and dedicated and don’t understand the word no.We appreciate that because then it means we have this wonderful opportunity.” Mayor Richard Earnest also supports the project but said he made it clear to the committee “there was no city money for this.”

a choice of daisies or Hawaiian protea flowers, Pedigree or Organix brand dog food, Marlboro cigarettes or handmade cigars. There is berry pie and crème brulee made onsite and gourmet desserts imported from The Cheesecake House in Lake Elsinore. The meat department boasts quail, apple wood smoked bacon, Cordon Bleau, veal scallopini and a variety of fresh sausage links. “No one can touch our tri-tip,” Najjar said. “We may seem more expensive because we carry better meat but our prices are com-

parable to Vons and Albertsons.” The market offers their own line of condiments such as cherry merlot wine sauce and demi glace. “If a local person has their own brand of barbecue sauce, we’ll carry it,” he added. Najjar is planning to “push out the walls” to make room for new product lines and is deliberating on a number of ideas. “A lot of people who are under 50 travel a lot,” he said. “When they return they have drink and food flavors they want to recreate but

can’t find. We want to carry it for them.” Word-of-mouth has proven to be the most effective advertising. “Our best PR is from a cashier at another store who is asked, ‘Where can you get this?’” Najjar said. “He’ll respond, ‘Seaside Market.’” Despite the store’s success, Najjar has no plans for expansion. “We’re staying in one location,” he explained. “When you live and work in a community, you’re tied to it. Cardiff businesses really support each other. Everybody is friends and neighbors.”

focused on the past. I want to celebrate her legacy as it relates to the present and future of architecture.” The June 12 event will showcase photographs and recreations of Rice’s architectural renderings and floor plans that appear in the book. They were designed by artists, architects and draftsmen who will be in attendance to present their work and answer questions. Contributors include Bertocchini Photography, Paul Body, Gary Conaughton, Darren Edwards, Christopher Real, Monique Parsons, Vanessa Vanbeusekom, Sara Motamedi and Carol Beth Rodriguez. In total the book includes 224 pages with 394 images, most of which are color plates. Many are vintage photographs from private collections donated by the Spurr, Ragan and Clotfelter families to name a few. A biography of Rice might never have been written had it not been for the

tenacity of Welch with the blessing of Miriam Sellgren, a direct descendant, by marriage, of Lilian Rice’s brother, John Clinton Rice. “We endorse Diane wholeheartedly as Rice’s official biographer due to the thorough nature of her research, her passion for, and her clear understanding of, Rice’s life and work, and her willingness to generously share this information with the world,” Sellgren said. Initial response from readers has been positive. “Your book is a masterpiece!” said Phyllis Paul, committee member for the restoration of the Osuna Adobe in Rancho Santa Fe. “Your labors and trials culminated in a poignant tribute to Lilian and I am sure she is acknowledging such from her architectural throne in heaven.” Some might speculate that it was synchronicity that Welch would become Rice’s biographer more than 70 years after her death. It was in 2005 that Welch

happened upon the architect while researching the history of the San Dieguito Academy for a newspaper article she was writing. “I discovered that Rice had also designed the Ecke’s ranch home in 1936, and I began to realize the significance of this woman’s place in history,” she remembers. Welch wrote an entry in her journal dated June 12, 2005, “A book needs to be written about this architect and I’m going to write that book.” Subsequently Welch discovered that the date was Rice’s birthday. Later Schiffer Books set a deadline of Dec. 22, 2009, for the completed manuscript, which is the anniversary of Rice’s death in 1938. In an unforeseen coincidence Rice’s day of birth and the day she died marked the beginning and the end of the project. For more information or to purchase a book online, visit www.Lilianjrice.com. The book is also available on Amazon.com.

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server tableside. I love that touch and the soup was spot on. Next up were some First Bites as they call them and we went with the honeyhoisin pork ribs, of which I could have eaten about 12. Alas, there were only two and we split them which was just a tease. The spicy tempura rock shrimp was next and while we had never seen rock shrimp as large as these, maybe they are growing them bigger these days. Regardless, the spicy tempura was a nice contrast to the

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arrived. Construction of the two-story, 25,420-squarefoot main sanctuary and administration building was completed in early April. The project was delivered on time and on budget. Construction continues on the campus of the Village Church, with a remodel of an existing structure to be called the Kids Village. The building will house Sunday School classrooms. Also designed by domusstudio architecture and constructed by ROEL Construction Company, the remodel project for the 3,871-square-foot building includes re-roofing and adding new walls and restrooms. Completion is expected by the end of July. The church is also adding a new roof to The Village Nursery School, starting in midJune. A new playground for children ages 5 to 12 is scheduled to be constructed over the summer as well. A longtime pillar in the Rancho Santa Fe area, the Village Community Presbyterian Church was founded in 1956.

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crossing. The sound mimics a train horn until the train reaches the crossing. Once the train has entered the crossing, the horn stops. A flashing red X indicates to the train crew that the wayside horn is in place and working properly so the train horn should only be sounded in an emergency. If the system is not performing correctly, the red X would not flash and the engineer will be required

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family grocery store in Michigan. Now they’ve had the opportunity to participate in their own community’s growth. “If you’ve been in business for 25 years, you’ve watched kids go to school and later work here at the store,” he said. “Now they have families of their own and shop here.” Consumers find a whimsical mix of products, from the mundane to the exotic. For example, the store offers

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afternoon in Fairbanks. The Thunder and Bulls teams faced off for their chance at advancing to the next game. The Bulls lost by one. Congrats to the Thunder team for making a comeback late in the game. I have featured the Bulls team here with their two coaches Jeff Cesari and Barry Robins. The Bulls didn’t win, but they gave it their all and that’s what really counts when all is said and done. Thank you to Jeff and Barry for taking time out their busy schedules to coach on the little league team. All of the boys make great strides this season, and this picture I have included captures the spirit of fun in baseball. If you have a fun event you would like Machel Penn to cover, contact er at mpenn@coastnews group.com.

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interpretation of Spanish colonial revival style, which continues to set the theme for the covenant today. The architecture is distinguished by red tile roofs, arches, outdoor living rooms and patios. Her influence, however, extends beyond the Ranch to include designing the San Dieguito Academy and historic Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas as well as homes in Solana Beach, Del Mar, Pacific Beach, National City, Chula Vista, Talmadge, La Mesa, Escondido, El Cerrito and Riverside County. These projects reflect a breadth of preferences that include Tudor revival, English country, French country and Storybook-style architecture reminiscent of Disneyland and Hollywood. “Lilian Rice’s legacy is this beautiful architectural style that has been connected with the architectural fabric of Southern California,” Welch said. “We’ve been

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weeks with Via de Santa Fe (north of the intersection) closed to through traffic. Traffic will detour to La Granada. — Phase 3: Four to six weeks, Via de Santa Fe south of the intersection will be the focus of construction, but flaggers will keep one lane open at all times, she said. She said the county will pay for the project which includes the realignment of the intersection, curb, gutter, sidewalk, replacing driveway connections and the conflicting utilities. Afterward, the Association will install landscaping. The project was conceptually approved by the Association in 2000 and later incorporated into the Village Streetscape plan. It will cost the county about $320,000.

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Items For Sale 200

Free Stuff

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

ALOE VERA large lavender, climbing pink geraniums. (760) 643-1945

DUVET COVER King size, custom made, pale rose with extra bolted material, $100, mint condition, like new. (760) 944-6460

SPOR TS CARD COLLECTION Mostly football, 2 large boxes & more, $40. for all. (760) 753-0318.

Lost and Found Carlsbad

FOUND MAN’S WATCH In restroom at the State park in Cardiff near Solana Beach. (760) 305-8195.

San Marcos

Items For Sale 200

La Costa Leucadia

Computers/Electronics

Encinitas Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Solana Beach

HP PRINTER 5440; $25 (760) 721825

Rancho Santa Fe

LEXMARK PRINTER print, scan, copy from pc # x1240 color, black cart. email:sunufabutch@yahoo.com or call $29 (760) 439-2996

Fairbanks Ranch Santaluz

SMITH CORONA PWP-3850 Electric typewriter/ word processor, floppy disc drive and external monitor port. Working ribbon cartridge included, whiteout tape n/i, replacements easily available. $25 cash only (760) 5290862

Del Mar Carmel Valley

Furniture OLD SEA CHEST Solid wood chest with removable tray drawer..., dark stain, leather handles, on wheels. 17H, 16-W, 29 long.. $110.00. (760) 5294123

THE COAST NEWS GROUP

Miscellaneous

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HELP WANTED....................400 JOBS WANTED....................450 BUSINESS OPPS............ ....475 ROOMMATES................... ...500 RENTALS...................... .......600 REAL ESTATE......................700 LEGAL/PUBLIC NOTICE.... 800 AUTOMOTIVE..................... 900

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EXTERIOR DOORMATS With galvanized wire - SHEDLESS, 1/2 moon shape new, unused, $18 each. (760) 944-6460 FRAMED PRINTS Winslow - Breezy; Monet, Argenteuil, $100 for both. (760) 643-1945 FRENCH LUGGAGE Black leather with fabric, 5 pieces on wheels, clean, nice condition. Quality - a bargain for $125. (760) 944-6460 GARDENING ITEMS Hose reels, one wall hung & one mobile, Rainbird controller, terracotta pots & saucers, rescalloped stone borders, garden butterflies, all for $30. (760) 944-6460 HEEL SUPPORTS Boxed & new, 3/4” in length, size for men (6-7), size for women (7-8), $10. (760) 944-6460 HOOVER STEAM VACUUM Top of the line carpet & floor cleaner. Never used, brand new, still in box. Sears price, $239, my price, $139. (760) 7296044 HOT box of fifty hot wheels in original packaging. random models. $40 (760) 726-8491 LARGE SIZE WOMEN’S CLOTHING $2.00 each, 25 pieces all. (760) 4332321.

7 CHINCHILLAS to wear as a scarf, beautiful brown color, med. size, all for $150. (760) 757-2757.

MUSIC Crate CDT1, auto guitar/bass electronic tuner, $15. (760) 942-5692

BATHROOM CABINET 2 drawers, fits in corner, 22” deep, 30” high, 30” wide, $40. (760) 496-8936.

PILLOW 10” X12” hand stiched, picturesque house scene surrounded by a colorful garden, $75. (760) 4369933.

BLACK PLASTIC POTS Small, medium & large, like new, $10. (760) 9446460

PLUM TREE 15 gallon container, 4 ft. wide & healthy, $25. (760) 4968936

BOOK Anthony Bourdain, “Kitchen Confidential, Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly”, $10. (760) 4369933

QUALITY FIREWOOD Split seasoned & delivered, several different types available, any size load, (760) 942-7430.

BOYS CLOTHES SIZE 10-12 129 Pieces. Lots of designer and skate brand clothes. From $1 to $4 per piece. (760) 634-1420

RAYBAN SUNGLASSES With case, Centennial red, white & blue style, Vagabond, excellent condition, collectible, $50. (760) 944-6460

DESIGNER SUNGLASS CASES Various collection & sizes, all new, $5 - 10 each. (760) 944-6460

RETAILER’S SHOPPING BAGS Dozens of quality “High-end” American & European Bags, like new, $5-$10 for all. (760) 944-6460.

DOMINO SET Brown wood, stored in a unique simulated oak log, $40. (760) 436-9933.

SAGO PALM 25-year old potted plan, $40. (760) 519-8076

STAINLESS STEEL TANK 2 gallon, heavy duty, $8. (760) 729-6044 THROW Green tapestry, garden flowers all over, 4 X 6, $25. (760) 643-1945. TURKEY/HAM ROASTER New Ultrex pro 18/10 Stainless Steel 15” Oval Roaster with dual Server Lid and lift-out Rack. 55 yr. Excalibur nonstick surface, dishwasher safe. $45/ best offer, Cash Only. Oceanside (760) 529-0862 WOOD CARVING BOOKS for decoys - planes, birds. Take all: $15. (760) 845-3024 WWII TRADE CARDS (94) In sleeves with album, new condition (1992), $10. (760) 845-3024.

Misc. Services 350 WEIGHT LOSS I lost 20 lbs. in 18 days safely. Not a diet. Revolutionary nutritional cleansing technology. Not a colon cleanse. Find out how. (480) 321-7744.

Personal Svcs. 375

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760-743-1421

255 North Ash #107 Lic. #162163

Rentals 600

Sporting Goods

Wanted To Rent

GOLF BALLS Name brand, top condition, 20 cents each. Buy 50 or more, 50 cents each. (760) 436-9933

GUEST HOUSE Long-time RSF resident interested in leasing an unfurnished 2-bd, 2-ba guest house or cottage for one + years, starting mid July. (858) 756-5139 nosco@aol.com

LED BICYCLE LIGHT new, cost $25, sell for $15. (760) 942-5692 SNOWBOARDS Two snow boards w/ boots 100.00 each (760)685-8222

Items Wanted JACK DANIELS Collector looking for old jd or lem motlow bottles and advertising items. Up to $149 each (760) 630-2480 WANTED Wanted Used Saxophones, flutes, clairnets, Any condition Will pay cash. 760-346-9931 (760) 705-0215

Home Services 325

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Real Estate 700

Automotive 900

Homes HOME FOR SALE 3 Bed/1 Bath Memphis, TN area Remodeled & Rented $750/mo. RE Investors $52,500 (662) 538-5389

Cars

Cars

1985 NISSAN 300 zx 2dr 5 spd, t-tops, new clutch, brakes, engine rebuilt. this classic will sell fast. $2995.00. Call Ted (760) 805-9247

1991 DARK BLUE THUNDERBIRD Good condition, 65,000 miles, $2,800 OBO. (760) 720-0130.

1999 FORD TAURUS Automatic, AC, power steering, power windows, 6 cylinder, 6 passenger, 22mpg, original owner, service records, garaged, {Creampuff}. $2,950 OBO. (760) 6309808.

Automotive 900 Cars 1979 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL Marc V Cartiel Edition, low miles, $6,000 OBO. (619) 401-0832

Automotive 900

MAZDA SPORT Miata, mx, turbo 2 seater, black soft top with cover, cd stereo, air, manual, (stick 6 speed), performance tires with spare, apprx. 38K mi. (760) 207-0073 15,950.00 0B0

Automotive 900

Automotive 900

Automotive 900

Trucks/SUV’s WANTED WANTED WANTED 89-99 ford ranger or nissan truck failed smog ok, running or not running, please call me 858) 831-1750

Motorcycles 2 CLASSIC HONDAS 1972 CB350 & a 1976 CB260T. Very nice condition. Best offers. (760) 439-6102

DIRECTORY ATTORNEYS

WINDOW CLEANING

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NANI CLASSIFIED ADS Auto Donations

Help Wanted

Miscellaneous

AAAA ** DONATION Donate your Car Boat or Real Estate. IRS Tax Deductible. Free Pickup/Tow. Any Model/Condition. Help Under Privileged Children. Outreach Center. 1-800928-7566

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$$$ 24 PEOPLE WANTED $$$ Make $1,400 $4,600 Weekly Working From Home Assembling Information Packets. No Experience Necessary! Start Immediately! FREE Information. CALL 24hrs. 1-866-8992756

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Items for Sale

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Business Opportunity

OLD GUITARS WANTED! Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Martin, D’Angelico, Stromberg, Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1930’s thru 1970’s TOP CASH PAID! These brands only please. 1-800401-0440 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 800-510-0784 www.CenturaOnline.com AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (888) 686-1704

UNEMPLOYED – Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job place20 ACRE RANCHES Near Growing El Paso ment assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Texas. Only $12,900 $0Down, $99 per/mo. Maintenance 866-854-6156 Owner Financing. No Credit Checks Money $50/HR POTENTIAL. Get Paid to Shop and Back Guarantee. Free Map/Pictures. 1-800- **ALL SATELLITE SYSTEMS ARE NOT THE SAME. Monthly programming starts Eat. Retail Research Associate Needed. No 755-8953 www.sunsetranches.com under $20 per month and FREE HD and DVR Experience.Training Provided. Call 1-800-742systems for new callers. CALL NOW 1-8006941 799-4935

Land For Sale

Employment

Miscellaneous

Financial

DIRECTV FREEBIES! FREE Standard Installation! FREE SHOWTIME + STARZ CASH NOW! Get cash for your structured set- 3/mo! FREE HD/DVR Upgrade! PLUS Save tlement or annuity payments. High payouts. $29/mo for 1 yr! Ends 7/14/10. New cust only, Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1- qual pkgs. DirectStarTV 1-800-279-5698 866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better DIRECTV Save $29/mo for a YEAR! NO Business Bureau. Equipment/Start-Up Costs! Free HD/DVR $$$ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!!! As seen Upgrade! Other Packages Start $29.99/mo! on TV, Injury Lawsuit Dragging? Need $500- Ends 7/14/10. New cust. only, qual pkgs. $500,000++ within 24/hrs after Approval? DirectStarTV 1-800-620-0058 Compare our lower rates. CALL NOW 1-866386-3692 www.lawcapital.com WANTED DIABETES TEST STRIPS Any Kind/Any brand Unexpired. Pay up to $16.00 per box. Shipping Paid. Call 1-800-267-9895 or www.SellDiabeticstrips.com

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Automotive WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI,1970-1980, Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2-350, S3-400. CASH PAID. 1-800-7721142. 1-310-721-0726.

Autos Wanted

Employment

Miscellaneous

Financial

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AIRLINES ARE HIRING: Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 866453-6204.

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Health & Fitness

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Education

Miscellaneous For Sale

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Help Wanted

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Real Estate ***FREE FORECLOSURE LISTINGS*** OVER 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 800-250-2043.

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Electronics

Reader Advisory: The National Trade Association we belong to has purchased the above classifieds. Determining the value of their service or product is advised by this publication. In order to avoid misunderstandings, some advertisers do not offer employment but rather supply the readers with manuals, directories and other materials designed to help their clients establish mail order selling and other businesses at home. Under NO circumstance should you send any money in advance or give the client your checking, license ID, or credit card numbers. Also beware of ads that claim to guarantee loans regardless of credit and note that if a credit repair company does business only over the phone it is illegal to request any money before delivering its service. All funds are based in US dollars. Toll free numbers may or may not reach Canada.


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SOUP TO NUTS by Rick Stromoski

Friday, June 4, 2010

FRANK & ERNEST by Bob Thaves

THE BORN LOSER by Art & Chip Sansom

BIG NATE by Lincoln Peirce

MONTY by Jim Meddick

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — There’s a chance that neither you nor a person with whom you’re presently involved will be completely forthright with one another. Compatibility can only be achieved through honesty. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Take nothing for granted when doing business with an unfamiliar firm or individual. If you are promised something big in return for your input, get it in writing first. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — It’s good to be hopeful, but it is more important to be realistic about a situation in which you find yourself. Crossing your fingers and/or guessing about the outcome could lead to failure. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Fretting about things that are likely to never happen is a lesson in futility. Instead of making feasible plans and acting on them, fear will merely impede any progress that could be made. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Understanding that you are not perfect enables you to laugh at yourself and/or your mistakes, but today you could have a tendency to take things far too seriously, which could lead to depression.

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ARLO & JANIS by Jimmy Johnson

THE GRIZZWELLS by Bill Schorr

COW & BOY by Mark Leiknes

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Utilize your time productively, especially when it comes to your work or career. Making plans is good, but remember it is only part of the job. Execution is the essential element. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — You understand better than most that not everyone is likely to be in accord with your thinking, yet today you could blow a disagreement totally out of proportion. Get back in form. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Do your best not to get involved with any endeavor in which the management is taken out of your hands. It won’t be possible for you to stand by and not try to control matters. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Others will cooperate with you if you first show them that you are looking out for their interests as well. If you don’t give, don’t expect them to come through for you. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Large objectives can be achieved, but only if you persevere and are prepared to make the necessary sacrifices. Follow the old saying: “In order to get, you must first give.” ARIES (March 21-April 19) — It’s not like you, because you have your own trophies, but today you could be a trifle jealous of a friend who has done something to be applauded. Don’t let it show. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Don’t set goals for yourself that are beyond your capabilities. Make progress wherever you can, because even many small victories will add up to a lot.

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TIMELESS IN THE COVENANT

DEL MAR COUNTRY CLUB

$5,795,000

$2,995,000

Spectacular Gated Estate on the Horse Trails with 6 bedroom suites, flowing floor plan, 6 fireplaces, gorgeous office/library, guesthouse, indoor/outdoor living on 2.95 acres. Shows like new!

Luxurious, Quality and Located between the 7th & 8th hole of the golf course! Master on the main level, travertine floors, high ceilings, spacious rooms and a very motivated seller! Call today for your private showing!

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Yes, Dreams Do Come True! This is not a teardown....3 bedroom suites, beautiful office with wood floors, plenty of built-ins and panoramic whitewater views. The Pacific Ocean is your backyard!

Rancho Santa Fe, California

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