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Making ‘Waves’ in Veteran’s Lives Tyler Rinde

For The East County Herald SPRING VALLEY — Representatives of California State Senator Joel Anderson met with the Waves Project on Jun. 20. The Waves Project was founded to help wounded veterans experience the freedom and challenge of Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) Diving. SCUBA Diving involves going diving underwater with an oxygen tank for times longer than normally available with human lung capacity. The therapeutic environment of SCUBA diving has helped veterans recovering from combat injuries such as amputations, spinal cord injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and others. These veterans can find relief through the relaxing, weightless, and calming sensation of SCUBA diving. Cesar Ramirez, a wounded veteran in a wheelchair, recapped the first experience he had in the water: “I went into the water. It was awesome. I was out of the chair. It was a miracle to get out of the chair. It was a relaxing feeling. To me it helps me, to relax and get my mind at ease and to help me forget.” Research from John Hopkins University has shown that veterans with spinal cord injuries that underwent a four day SCUBA diving certification saw dramatic improvements in muscle movement, increased sensitivity to light touches, and large reductions in PTSD. The most dramatic finding was that on average PTSD symptoms decreased by 80 percent for those veterans that dove. Statistics show that 50 percent of Veterans who have PTSD do not seek help. The Waves Project offers help in a non-traditional manner learning how to SCUBA dive. Waves’ instructors provide personalized training and equipment suited to each individual’s needs which could include webbed gloves, diver propulsion vehicles, and customized exposure protection. Anderson remarked, “The Waves Project has taken the extra step in helping our country’s soldiers with its unique vision. It’s incredible to hear the stories of what SCUBA diving has done in improving the lives of veterans.” Anderson provided Senate Certificates of Recognition for their positive contributions to the veterans community. Ron Fonstad, the Director of Community Outreach for the Waves Project described: “seeing the changes in the veterans that we are working with has been really rewarding, more rewarding to me than I thought it was going to be.” At the moment, 170 Veterans have completed the program and Fonstad hopes in the future more will be able to.

Above: Waves Project veterans and their buddies getting into the ocean for their first certification dive.

Right: Waves Project double amputee veteran scuba training in the swimming pool.

West Hills High School Student Awarded Merit Scholarship SAN DIEGO — The Retired Employees of San Diego County, Inc. (RESDC) presented a 2017 Merit Scholarship to local student Jessica Rinder at the San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting, Tuesday, June 20. Rinder is a graduating senior at West Hills High School, and is being awarded this scholarship in recognition of her high level of personal and academic achievement. This scholarship is one of five such awards that go to children or grandchildren of San Diego County retirees Scholarship recipient, who are members of RESDC. Jessica Rinder The students’ achievements were recognized by County Supervisor Dianne Jacob and RESDC Scholarship Committee Chair Carlos Gonzalez. Rinder was sponsored by her grandfather, Lewis Zollinger. She graduated from West Hills High School in Santee, with a 4.3 GPA, ranked 29 of 455. In her applicant’s statement she says, “Growing up, I loved to play soccer. My ability to make quick decisions and adapt grew as I began playing more competitively.” She played until a severe knee injury and surgery ended her soccer career. Rinder became a student ambassador for CTE Sports Medicine Pathway, provided mentorship to new 9th grade students, participated in the Best Buddies Club and earned the prestigious Alpha-Plus award on three different occasions. She also volunteered in medical clinics when she traveled to Guatemala with Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Rinder attended the Rady Children’s Summer Medical Academy which exposed her to different careers within healthcare. This past semester, Rinder organized a distinguished Health Advisory Panel Night for students from within the three Sports Medicine Pathways schools in the Grossmont Union High School District. She facilitated the entire evening; she was composed, prepared, and highly engaging as over 60 students participated in the evening with six active professionals. Rinder’s goal is to become a registered nurse and has applied at several nursing schools. Founded in 1961, RESDC is dedicated to advocating for retiree interests and providing pertinent information, social opportunities, and service for its members. RESDC is a nonprofit membership organization representing all San Diego County retirees, ensuring their current benefits are protected and obtaining new benefits when justified. The RESDC Board of Directors works closely with the SDCERA Board of Retirement, San Diego County Board of Supervisors, and the California Retired County Employees Association (an organization representing over 150,000 statewide county retirees). RESDC provides important retiree information through a monthly newsletter and offers a variety of other member benefits such as: competitive rates on insurance (dental, vision, etc.); a scholarship program; discounts on products and services; and social events throughout the year.

On The Cover LAKESIDE — The United States Polo Association presents the National Youth Tournement Series Finals in Lakeside, Saturday, June 24. Finalist winners could be chosen to play in the East vs West Tournement. From left: Waves Project founder and president Steve Rubin, Representative from Senator Joel Anderson’s office Rachel Kelch, Waves Project Director of Community Outreach and participating veteran Cesar Ramirez.

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So Cal Focus with Thomas D. Elias Kamala Harris For Prez? Why Should She Wait?


he hype for Kamala Harris as a possible presidential candidate began almost from the moment she won election to the U.S. Senate last fall, and so far she’s done little to halt it other than saying pro forma that she hasn’t considered the possi-

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bility. At 52, she’s considerably younger than other Democrats now running “non-campaigns” for the nation’s highest office. She makes speeches to high-profile audiences and appears on talk shows regularly. Her office cranks out statements and press releases the moment anything of significance happens in the nation or world. There are also parallels to Barack Obama, another candidate with a somewhat unusual first name. Harris’ first name has never hurt her politically, just as it didn’t harm Obama. Like Obama, too, if she runs for President in 2020, Harris will have served less than four years in the Senate. Like Obama, the first black man elected to the Senate from Illinois, Harris is the first black person elected to the Senate from California. Her mixed heritage also makes her the first Indian-American and first Jamaican-American elected to the Senate anywhere. Her supporters could argue credibly that Harris has considerably more qualifications for the nation’s highest office than Obama did before his election. She spent more than a decade as a deputy district attorney, then won election as San Francisco’s top prosecutor, ousting the incumbent ultra-liberal Terence Hallinan. Almost immediately, the felony conviction rate in her city rose, from 52 percent in 2003 to 67 percent in 2006. At the same time, she risked her political future by refusing to seek the death penalty against the killer of a local policeman, the murderer now serving a life term. But Harris critics said only four out of every 100 felony convictions in San Francisco during her tenure resulted in a prison term. That may have been one reason why, in a Democrat-dominated state, she could only narrowly win the 2010 statewide race for attorney general over former Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley. The outcome of that vote wasn’t known until about a month after Election Day. But Harris had a much easier time getting reelected in 2014 and then moved up smoothly to the Senate last year. Part of that was her very early candidacy, which began the moment former Sen. Barbara Boxer announced her retirement in early 2015. Harris’ early fundraising pretty much deflated Democratic opposition. She’s taking a very different approach to the 2020 presidential race, which has begun in fact, even if it’s not yet formal. “I don’t know why my name is in that context,” she told one interviewer. “I’m focused on being the junior senator for California and very proud to be representing our beautiful state.” All those candidate-like appearances are one reason her name is out. She’s been on panels at think tanks with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other top Democrats. She gave the commencement speech at her alma mater in Washington, D.C., Howard University. Her national TV appearances are carefully watched by potential campaign donors. There’s also the fact that California will vote far earlier in 2020 than it has in the last few elections, possibly earlier than ever. That could give Harris, as a Californian well known to California Democrats, a huge leg up in the nomination process. It has been 21 years since a Californian made a serious bid for President and more than 32 since a Californian actually won the office. So why should Harris wait, even though, at 52, in theory she has a lot of time? It’s unlikely she would have anywhere near as vulnerable a potential Republican opponent in any later election than the next one. No President has ever had start-of-term job approval ratings as low as Donald Trump’s. Very few have heard loud calls for impeachment from their first month in office, as Trump has. Yes, patience is a virtue. But in politics, so is opportunism. And the ambitious Kamala Harris may never see a better opportunity than she has right now.

Elias has covered esoteric votes in eight national political conventions. His book, “The Burzynski Breakthrough, The Most Promising Cancer Treatment and the Government’s Campaign to Squelch It,” is now available in a soft cover fourth edition. His opinions are his own. Email Elias at


The Healthy Geezer with Fred Cietti From The Geezer’s Mailbag


. Is napping in the afternoon a good idea? .

No doubts about this one. Napping is a very good idea.

In a study published in The Archives of Internal Medicine researchers found that people who napped regularly had a 37 percent lower coronary death rate than those who never napped. The study was done on more than 23,000 Greek men and women ages 20 to 86. The curiosity of the study’s authors was piqued by low rates of heart disease in European and Latin American countries where siestas are an integral part of their lifestyles. Another study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine provided evidence that nurses and doctors on night shifts perform better when they take a nap at work. A NASA sleep study to help astronauts function better demonstrated that 24-minute naps significantly improved alertness and performance.


. Isn’t having gay parents harmful to a child?


There have been many studies demonstrating that gay parents (both male and female) are as likely as heterosexual parents to raise well-adjusted children. In addition, children of gay parents have shown no greater incidence of homosexuality. However, children with homosexual parents often face social pressures; most of these children are able to overcome the problems associated with being in an unconventional family. Gay parents are becoming more common. An estimated 65,500 adopted children are living with a gay parent in the United States. However, there are between 8 and 10 million children in the U.S. being raised by a gay parent.


. What exactly is plaque that collects on your teeth?

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Living with MS with Dee Dean Dysport Approved for Lower Limb Spasticity in MS


he U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded approval of Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) for treatment of spasticity in adults, a condition that affects many people in the United States, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients. The decision was based on Dysport’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) in lower limb spasticity and Phase 3 clinical study results. This treatment, marketed by Ipsen, was the first and only botulinum toxin approved by the FDA in July 2016 for the treatment of lower limb spasticity in pediatric patients aged two and older. “Adult patients who have developed spasticity as a result of a stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injury, or traumatic brain injury now have another option when seeking treatment that helps reduce the effects of the increased muscle tone in their lower extremities,” Alexandre Lebeaut, MD, Ipsen’s executive vice president of research and development and chief scientific officer, said. Spasticity is characterized by abnormal muscle tone or stiffness that can interfere with a person’s ability to move. Usually caused by nerve damage, it is often associated with neu-

rological conditions, including Multiple Sclerosis, Ccerebral Palsy, spinal cord injury, stroke, and brain or head trauma. Two in three patients with MS are expected to develop lower limb spasticity. In a Phase 3 randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial (NCT01249404) sponsored by Ipsen, researchers evaluated the effects of Dysport in the treatment of lower limb spasticity due to stroke or traumatic brain injury in 381 adult participants. The patients received either Dysport 1,000 units or 1,500 units, or a placebo control, injected intramuscularly in affected muscles close to the ankle joint. Overall, patients treated with Dysport showed improved muscle tone compared to the placebo group. The positive results were maintained between 12 to 16 weeks during the trial, with some patients showing longer response of about 20 weeks. “We are proud that Dysport is now available to support an additional population of patients — including those adults managing their spasticity associated with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, or Cerebral Palsy — and that Ipsen is able to provide comprehensive support offerings, including the IPSEN CARES patient

assistance program and the C.L.I.M.B. injector training platform for healthcare providers,” said Cynthia Schwalm, executive vice president and president of Ipsen’s North America commercial operations. Dysport, like all botulinum toxin products, has a Boxed Warning stating that the effects of botulinum toxin may spread from the area of injection to other areas of the body, causing symptoms similar to botulism. Symptoms include swallowing and breathing difficulties that can be life–threatening, Ipsen noted.

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Dean has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for 30 years. She continually studies and researches the disease to educate herself. She writes this column as a community service to share her findings and to raise public awareness about MS.


Bacteria, mucus, and food particles in our mouths produce a colorless film on the surfaces of teeth. This film is called “plaque.” Plaque contributes to tooth decay and gum disease. Plaque that is not removed can harden and form “tartar.” Brushing your teeth will remove plaque but not tartar. Once tartar builds up, you need a professional cleaning, one of those fun things we all look forward to. Well, it’s definitely better than gum disease. Gum disease is common among seniors because it develops painlessly over a long period of time. Gum disease can be aggravated by ill-fitting dentures and poor diet—both of them senior problems. Symptoms include bleeding, swollen or receding gums, loose teeth, a change in your bite, and persistent bad breath or taste. Gum disease, known officially as periodontal disease, affects about 80 percent of American adults. Periodontal disease ranges from gum inflammation (“gingivitis”) to a serious stage that causes tissue damage and tooth loss. In fact, periodontal disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss.

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reetings precious people, this week we continue our series entitled “The Promises of God”. As mentioned in part one of this series, there are but a few promises to all of mankind, the vast majority are to those who have become His children by adoption through faith in Jesus Christ and repentance from sin. Some may think this is not “fair”, that all of God’s promises should be to everyone. Well they are to everyone that will repent of sin and turn to Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sin. Think of this way, you are a parent, your children have your protection; love; provision; sacrifice; and will inherit what you have at your departure. Should others who are not your children or even those who hate you and your children be beneficiaries of what you have for your own children? Of course not, that would be absurd! Now let us look at some promises of God concerning His love for His children; how He has promised to love us with an everlasting love. Jeremiah 31:3 “The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” The context of this shows that it is in reference to the children of Israel but it is also true of all who have put their trust in the Lord. When a person turns from sin (repents) and places their faith in Christ, they become a child of God and a fellow heir with Christ. Deuteronomy 7:6-9 also reveals the greatness of God’s love, that it is independent of our being “worthy or deserving” of His love. “For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for you were the fewest of all people: But because the Lord loved you, and because He would keep the oath which He had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Know therefore that the Lord thy God, He is God, the faithful God, which keeps covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations.” The Apostle Paul in writing to the believers at Ephesus offers a similar account of God’s great love that He gives to undeserving sinners, Ephesians 2:1-10 “And you has He quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience: among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus: that in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.” Then Paul to Titus writes, Titus 3:3-7 “For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; that being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.”How great a love He loves us with.

Drew Macintyre is associate pastor of Calvary Chapel of Alpine and can be reached at 619-445-2589, or


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Sierra had worn her insulin pump on the Miss America stage and Bianca immediately fell in love with the idea of pageantry and wearing a pump (previously she was only on injections 8-10 times daily). Bianca also stays involved in the diabetic community by attending Camp Wana Kura (camp for diabetics) and she is a JRDF Youth Ambassador. In 2015, Bianca competed and became CYE’s Jr. Miss Rancho California. In 2016, she went on and competed for the Jr. Miss El Cajon title. Bianca won the title and the Facebook Fan favorite. In April 2017, Bianca competed in California Regional’s state pageant and won Jr. PreTeen Golden State. In July 2017, Bianca will head to Texas to compete in a National pageant.

She needs votes on Facebook to win the People’s Choice Award

Vote for Bianca at LAKESIDE — Bianca Villalobos is a seven- year-old Lakeside resident who loves to do cheer and participate in pageants. When Bianca was just two years old she became very ill and almost lost her life due to a misdiagnosis. Doctors believed she had an infection (bacteria and viral). However, on March 10, 2012, Grossmont Emergency Room staff saved her life when they diagnosed her with Type 1 Diabetes and gave her insulin immediately. She was then rushed via ambulance to the Balboa Naval Medical Center

San Diego where she spent two weeks in recovery in the Pediatric ICU, fighting for her life with her mom by her side. Bianca’s dad, is an active duty Chief in the United States Navy and had been serving his country during the time of diagnosis. Since that time, little Bianca has been fighting daily. She learned to manage her blood sugar numbers and how to give herself both injections and properly place her insulin pump on. When Bianca turned four year old, she met Sierra Sandison, Miss Idaho at the time.

Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Golden State Bianca Villalobos

You can find her by visiting the National Elite Pageant page, going to the album National Elite 2017, and finding Little Miss California, Bianca Villalobos or visit http:// Bianca believes it is important to fundraise, donate and volunteer within your community. At such a young age, she has set her standards high and is using her platform of Type 1 Diabetes Awareness to not only discuss symptoms and how to properly educate others, but she wants to encourage other girls that they can do anything they want despite what they are going through. Bianca does not allow her diabetes to define who she is. California Regional Pageant loves that she works so hard and chose diabetes awareness as their platform and is making Bianca the ‘Face of the new Jr. Division Pageant’ launching in July. As Bianca always says: “Enjoy your dreams. Enjoy your life. Enjoy everything you see.”

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From Left: Receiving Emmy’s for M2 Digital Post, Inc. – Michael Brueggemeyer, Toni Towe, Kenseth Thibideau and Marianne Bates.

Santee’s M2 Digital Post, Inc. Grabs Three Emmys SAN DIEGO — The 43rd Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy® Awards was held Saturday, June 24, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in the Grande Ballroom. The Emmy is awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to recognize outstanding achievements in television and online broadcast, and is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence for those working in media. M2 Digital Post Inc. received awards in the following categories, for the following projects. • Editor (No time limit) – Program (Non-news) – ‘The List’ • Short Format Program – ‘Mourning Michael’ • Military – Program or Special – ‘Workshops for Warriors: Scott and Michelle’ “We are both honored and humbled to be recognized by our peers at NATAS,” said Michael Towe, President of M2 Digital Post. “And we are especially honored to have received an award for the work we did with Workshops for Warriors. Their tireless effort to help retrain, and find employment, for those transitioning out of the military is something we whole heartedly support!” In 2016 M2 Digital Post Inc. donated all of the production and post production cost to produce the now Emmy award winning project for Workshops for Warriors. The donation was made through a joint effort wth the San Diego Chapter of the American Marketing Association and its’ “Cause Conference” The initial donation was for the amount of $5,000. However, due to generous contributions from other talented professionals from the San Diego production community, in the end the total value of the contribution was in the neighborhood of $20,000.00 M2 Digital Post Inc. is San Diego’s premier boutique production studio specializing in corporate and broadcast production. Their mission is simply to tell their clients story in the most creative way possible. More information on M2 Digital Post Inc. can be found at


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June 25: Fanny and the Atta Boys – Bluegrass, Jazz and Blues July 9: Dim the Lights – Disco July 16: Fringe Benefitz – Classic Rock July 23: Sonic Epidemic – Horn Tunes of the 70’s The Sundays at Six Concert Series is sponsored by Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Center, the La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation and the City of La Mesa. For more information email:, call 619-667-1300 or visit

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SPORTS BEAT with Steve Dolan

Padres Host Dodgers This Weekend


he San Diego Padres will conclude a nine-game homestand, their longest of the season thus far, by hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Fourth of July weekend. Here are daily highlights:

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Friday, June 30 @ 7:10 p.m.

As part of First Responder Salute, the 21st AnnualLaw Enforcement Night will take place, when the Padres will welcome thousands of law enforcement members to the game. Dozens of law enforcement agencies from in and around Southern California will be represented and honored on the field pre-game. Make-A-Wish San Diego has partnered with the Padres to grant its milestone 4,000th wish by surprising a local child on the field during the pregame ceremony. The child will be recognized and joined by family members, donors and representatives of Make-A-Wish. This begins MakeA-Wish’s summer campaign to help grant more wishes in our community.

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Saturday, July 1 @ 7:10 p.m.

San Diego native and American Idol 2016 contestant Stephany Negretewill perform the National Anthem prior to the game. Fans are encouraged to stick around after Saturday’s game for a special Postgame Laser Showwith a patriotic theme celebrating the Fourth of July.

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – Sunday, July 2 @ 1:40 p.m.

Sunday will serve as a Military Salute: Military Spouses presented by USAA. Elements of the day include: USMC spouse Becky King singing God Bless America during the seventh inning stretch. Nine military spouses taking the field to greet Padres starters at each position as part of “Military Take the Field.” Sunday will also be aDomingos Padres presented by T-Mobile. In continuation of the World Baseball Classic theme from March, festivities will celebrate the culture of the Dominican Republic. KidsFest, Compadres Kids Sunday Signings and Kids Run the Bases activities include: KidsFest features bounce houses and other inflatables, games, face painters, balloon artists and more kid-friendly activities at Park at the Park beginning at 11 a.m. From 12-12:30 p.m., two Padres players will sign autographs at the Park at the Park for Compadres Kids Sunday Signings. A Compadres Kids membership is required to participate. Membership is free, and kids can sign up online or in-person on the day of the event. Following Sunday’s game, kids 14 and under are invited to run the bases on the field. Kids and their families can begin lining up following the conclusion of the eighth inning at the top of the ramp leading to the Sun Diego Beach on K Street. Compadres Kids members will receive front-of-the-line privileges by lining up at the Park Blvd gate.

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EAST COUNTY BIZwith Rick Griffin Senator Joel Anderson staff member honored as Staff Member of the Year

Andrew Hayes, a district representative with California Sen. Joel Anderson (R-Alpine), has been honored with Wendell Cutting Legislative Staff Member of the Year award from the Republican Party of San Diego County. Hayes received the award at the recent Lincoln Reagan Dinner organized by the Republican Party of San Diego County. The award recognizes excellence in constituent service and community participation. “It was a total surprise when I heard my name called,” said Hayes. “It’s an honor to support Senator Anderson’s top priority to make government work for our constituents. We are always open to hearing directly from local residents, about their concerns and ideas for improving state government.” The dinner, held June 24, drew more than 770 attendees, making it one of the largest Republican dinners outside of Washington, D.C. A native of Lakeside, Hayes graduated from El Capitan High School (class of 2012) and then attended the University of San Diego where he earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in political science and a second in business administration. He joined Anderson’s staff as an intern in March 2014 and was hired as a legislative staff member in January 2015. Anderson’s 38th Senate district in the California Legislature includes Lemon Grove, El Cajon, La Mesa, Santee, Poway, Escondido, San Marcos, Lakeside, Valley Center, Rancho Santa Fe, Julian, Ramona, Rancho San Diego, Bonsall, Borrego Springs and Fallbrook. He was first elected to the State Assembly in 2006 and to the State Senate in 2010.

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of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recently award three Emmy awards to Santee-based M2 Digital Post, Inc. The company received awards in the non-news program category for “The List;” short-format category for “Mourning Michael;” and, military program category for “Workshop for Warriors: Scott and Michelle.” The military program was produced through a joint effort with the American Marketing Association’s Cause Conference, said Michael Towe, president, M2 Digital Post. NATAS’ Pacific Southwest Chapter covers San Diego, Bakersfield, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.

Parkway Plaza, a regional shopping center at 415 Parkway Plaza in El Cajon, now has four free charging stations for electric cars, powered by Volta. Two are located near the north main entrance and two are outside of the Macy’s south entrance. Ken Gray, marketing director, Parkway Plaza, said electric vehicles visiting Parkway Plaza can charge for free with a limit of two hours per car. He said Volta is the largest, free, electric-car charging network in the U.S. Parkway Plaza features more than 170 stores, restaurants and an 18-screen Regal movie theater. Stores include Macy’s, Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bath & Body Works, Forever San Diego County investment pool totals 21, Victoria’s Secret, H&M, Charlotte Russe and The Finish Line. Dining opportunities range from Applebee’s and On The Border record $10.5 billion Mexican Grill & Cantina to Panda Express and Subway. For more The San Diego County investment pool, which works with information, visit funds from more than 200 agencies in the region, recently Chick-fil-A Grossmont now open in La Mesa reached an all-time high of $10.5 billion, according to county Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister. The investment pool The newest Chick-fil-A restaurant in San Diego County has had a balance of $10.1 billion last year, and $7.3 billion opened. The Grossmont Chick-fil-A at 8200 Fletcher Parkway, La Mesa, recently became the 11th Chick-fil-A restaurant operating in five years ago. “Our experienced investment team makes San Diego County. The new 4,500-square-foot restaurant features security, liquidity and risk management the three top goals for managing the public’s money,” said McAllister. “When our a two-story interactive indoor play area for children and free Wi-Fi. participants entrust their money to us, they want to know we The dining room seats 150 and the outdoor patio area seats 24. will manage their funds successfully by providing competitive Dual drive-through ordering lands and screens enable customers returns.” The county treasury manages the fund of public to move quickly into a single lane for payment and pickup. Chickfil-A Grossmont is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through agencies required to invest money into the pool, including Saturday. All Chick-fil-A locations are closed on Sundays to provide a the county, all 42 local public school districts, five community college districts, and water and fire districts. Voluntary day of rest and time with family and friends for team members. participants include the San Diego Regional Airport Authority, Santee video company wins regional San Diego Association of Governments and Metropolitan Emmys Transit System, among others. McAllister said the pool has The Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy received a AAA credit rating.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2017-014854 (A) CULTIVATE (B) CULTIVATE SD located at 4171 MT. BIGELOW WAY, SAN DIEGO, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92111. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: 08/09/2016. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) STEPHANIE RABELO of 4171 MT. BIGELOW WAY, SAN DIEGO, CA, CA 92111. (B) ALLEN DJURKOVIC of 3367 C. STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92102. Signed by: STEPHANIE RABELO. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on JUNE 5, 2017. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: JUNE 8, 15, 22 AND 29, 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2017-012503 (A) A & S ARCO located at 9108 CAMPO ROAD, SPRING VALLEY, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 91977. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: 01/01/2017. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) A & S ARCO of 9108 METTLE-TESTING CAMPO ROAD, SPRING VALLEY, CA 91977. State of Incorporation: CALIFORNIA Signed by: SARTHAK JAIN / MANAGING MEMBER. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on MAY 8, 2017. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: JUNE 8, 15, 22 AND 29, 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2017-014470 (A) SLICK SUITS located at 522 GARFIELD, OCEANSIDE, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92054. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: 05/31/2017. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) RICARDO MERAZ of 522 GARFIELD, OCEANSIDE, CA 92054. Signed by: RICARDO MIRAZ. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on MAY 31, 2017. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: JUNE 15, 22, 29 AND JULY 6, 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2017-015014 (A) ADF ENTERPRISES located at 1787 TURNBERRY DR., SAN MARCOS, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92069. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: A CORPORATION. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: 04/04/2017. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) ADF ENTERPRISES, INC of 1787 TURNBERRY DR., SAN MARCOS, CA 92069. State of Incorporation: CALIFORNIA Signed by: DANIELLE JOHNSTON-FINE / CEO. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on JUNE 7, 2017. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: JUNE 15, 22, 29 AND JULY 6, 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2017-013813 (A) BARGAIN BAY located at 15895 AVENIDA VENUSTO, 1018, SAN DIEGO, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92128. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: N/A. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) ANDREW CHOI of 15895 AVENIDA VENUSTO, 1018, SAN DIEGO, CA 92128. Signed by: ANDREW CHOI. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on MAY 24, 2017. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: JUNE 15, 22, 29 AND JULY 6, 2017.

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