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El Cajon Resident Named President of Women’s Global Organization PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Susan “Sam” Collier Buchenau (pictured right) of El Cajon is serving a one-year term as president of the board of directors for Soroptimist International of The Americas (SIA), a global volunteer organization of women who work to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. As president, Buchenau oversees strategic planning and program development for the organization. She will also lead Soroptimist’s efforts to increase its collective impact in helping women and girls around the world to lead better lives. Buchenau is a member of Soroptimist International of Valley de Oro, one of 1,300 Soroptimist International of the Americas clubs that empower women and girls through volunteer projects in local communities. A member since 1981, Buchenau has held several leadership positions, including Fundraising Council Chair; region governor; district director and secretary; and club president and vice president. “Nearly 100 years after SIA was founded, the needs of women and girls are still immense. They continue to be underserved throughout the world,” Buchenau said. “My Soroptimist membership has provided me with opportunities to assist women who live in my community, and to have a hand in helping women who live on the other side of the globe. “The women of the world are counting on Soroptimist. As president I am honored to serve an organization with such an important and vital mission.” Buchenau most recently served as the vice president of asset management for Stra-

tegic Property Advisers, Inc. She attended San Diego State University, where she studied American literature. In addition to her Soroptimist activities, Buchenau is an active member of the United Church of Christ La Mesa. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Soroptimist ( improves the lives of women and girls through the work of volunteers in 20 countries and territories. Its Soroptimist Dream Programs ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. This includes the Live Your Dream: Education and

Training Awards for Women, which provides cash grants for head-of-household women seeking to improve their lives with the help of education or training. About $30 million has been disbursed to tens of thousands of women since the program began in 1972. Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls provides girls with tangible strategies to accomplish their career goals. A 501(c) (3) organization that relies on charitable donations to support its programs, Soroptimist also powers LiveYourDream. org—an online community with more than 60,000 supporters who support women and girls through volunteer action.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY — Former police chief and sheriff William Kolender, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Scripps Mercy Hospital surrounded by his family and friends, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Kolender was a law enforcemtnt legend. He wore a badge for nearly half a century and, at one time, he was the oldest sheriff in California and one of the oldest in the country. To his peers, he was the Godfather. He was an early champion of jail rehabilitation programs, including re-entry initiatives and educational courses. Kolender was also recognized for his ability to forge partnerships with leaders throughout San Diego County’s communities and among other law enforcement groups. Kolender was born May 23, 1935, in Chicago and raised in San Diego. According to the San Diego County Sheriff ’s Dept. (SDSO), Kolender’s career in law enforcement first began as a patrol officer with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) in 1956. The San Diego Police Museum says Kolender had just gotten out of the military and was looking for a job to help support his young family, not necessarily a long police career. By 1965, he had worked his way up to lieutenant, and was elected to serve as the president of the San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA). In 1970, he was appointed Chief of the SDPD, serving in that office for 13 years. After retiring from the SDPD, Kolender served as Director of the California Youth Authority, where he championed rehabilitation programs for the state’s youngest serious offenders. Kolender was elected the 28th Sheriff of San Diego County in 1994 and was sworn into office in 1995. He was re-elected as Sheriff three times after that, in 1998, 2002 and 2006. For much of his SDSO career, he worked alongside Undersheriff Jack Drown. He retired as Sheriff in 2009, and, at 73 years old, was the oldest of California’s 58 county Sheriffs. Kolender is survived by his wife Lois, daughter Randie Kolender-Hock, sons Michael and Dennis Kolender, stepdaughter Jodi Karas, and grandchildren Nathan, Danielle, Taylor, Kendall and Brooklyn. The SDSO said a memorial service will be planned for Kolender, but a date has not yet been set.

On The Cover EL CAJON — Saturday, Oct. 3, The Olaf Wieghort Museum and Western Heritage Center held an opening reception of ‘Reflections of Olaf: A Retrospective’. On display are a unique collection of rarely seen or never before exhibited original oils and sculptures by Olaf Wieghorst from private collections and select museums. Former Congressman Duncan L. Hunter (cover), an avid collector of Olaf’s work, attended the event.

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So Cal Focus with Thomas D. Elias Expedite Gas Exports;


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t has been less than three months since Californians received their latest severe lesson in the laws of supply and demand, unfairly applied. Gasoline prices, which had dropped almost than $2 per gallon from their 2014 peaks, suddenly spiked by more than a dollar when two refineries in the state had outages. The refineries are back online, but prices still have not returned to previous levels. Now switch the subject to natural gas, where the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly last year for the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act, which might better be called the “Let’s Send Our Big New Supplies of Natural Gas Overseas Act.” Many Congress members who less than 10 years ago were loudly decrying America’s dependence on foreign oil and natural gas voted for this bill, which gives the federal Energy Department just 30 days to issue final decisions on natural gas exports after it accepts final environmental impact statements on them. The reason for this short-sighted action was simple: money. Oil and gas exploration firms whose hydraulic fracturing operations in places like Pennsylvania, Oklahoma and North Dakota have produced an oversupply are tired of selling that gas cheaply to consumers in states like California, where gas bills are significantly lower now than two and three years ago. They want to send much of the new supply in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to places like Japan and Europe for premium prices. So most of the LNG terminals built 10 to 15 years ago as import facilities have been converted from turning sub-freezing LNG from a liquid back to a gaseous form and are now are freezing gas to turn it into a liquid, the opposite of what they were built for. Terminals are being converted in locales as diverse as Boston, Charleton, S.C. and along the Gulf Coast. Two brand-new export terminals to handle gas from Wyoming and Colorado are in process in Oregon, with another to come in British Columbia, Canada. But because it fought off the LNG fad of 10 years ago, when federal experts and academics like Mary Nichols (then a UCLA professor and now head of the state Air Resources Board) were claiming California absolutely needed hyper-expensive LNG imports, no export facilities are in the cards here. The votes cast by most California representatives for the LNG export speedup bill, supported by both conservative Republicans and the Obama Administration, were a serious disservice to their constituents, even if they did assure campaign funds will keep flowing from oil and gas interests. It’s not that natural gas prices have plunged quite as much as gasoline did in early 2014, but that’s mostly because the wholesale cost of natural gas accounts for slightly less than half of what consumers pay. The rest of the price comes from transportation and the cost of maintaining pumps, storage facilities and pipelines, plus a profit percentage. But double or triple the wholesale price of natural gas – as will surely happen when exports start reducing supplies – and California bills will go up again, probably back to the levels of 2008 and 2009 just for starters. For consumers and businesses, that will be just like a large tax increase, as there are always severe penalties when people and companies don’t pay their utility bills. Since no one calls this a tax, few pay much heed, but anyone who listens to businesses relocating to other states knows that it’s not just high California taxes pushing them. It’s also skyhigh utility rates, okayed routinely by the state Public Utilities Commission before its collusion with big utility companies became widely known and proven by email correspondence. This, then, is no simple matter. There’s the need to preserve American energy supplies to assure the nation’s independence from outfits like OPEC, the rapacious Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. There’s also the danger from LNG, most recently seen in last year’s explosions of two LNG barges in Alabama. And there’s the pernicious effect on both consumers and businesses when prices rise. Put these together and it’s easy to see LNG exports are as big a mistake now as LNG imports would have been in California 10 years ago. But whoever said the politicians pushing this are immune from huge errors?

Elias is author of the current book “The Burzynski Breakthrough: The Most Promising Cancer Treatment and the Government’s Campaign to Squelch It. The book is now available in soft cover, fourth edition. His opinions are his own. He can be reached at


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. Are there vaccinations for older people? Which ones should I get? . To get the appropriate vaccinations for you, discuss the subject with your physician. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers these general recommendations for seniors: • Influenza vaccine to protect against seasonal flu. • Tdap vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Tetanus, sometimes called lockjaw, affects the nervous system. Diphtheria is a respiratory disease. Pertussis is commonly known as whooping cough. • Pneumococcal vaccine for pneumococcal diseases that cause infections in the lungs, blood, brain and ear. Pneumococcal diseases can take various forms, including pneumonia and meningitis. • Zoster vaccine, which protects against shingles, a painful skin disease caused by the chickenpox virus awakening from a dormant state to attack your body again. There may be other vaccines to consider because your health, job, or lifestyle may put you at higher risk for certain diseases. For example, people with diabetes should get the Hepatitis B vaccine. If you are planning to travel out of the country, find out which vaccines are recommended required. Visit the CDC Full ServiceorSalon Travel Health site to learn more. Go to: http://wwwnc.cdc. gov/travel/ In childhood, we are given vaccinations that provide immunity against a broad range of diseases. Recent evidence indicates that the immunity conferred by childhood vaccinations may diminish as we age. So, it is now possible to receive a supplementary booster injection for these childhood diseases. Aging weakens our immune systems making us vulnerable to infections, which are more dangerous to older people. Vaccines can help boost the immune systems of older people. Immunizations teach your body how to defend itself when viruses or bacteria invade it. They expose you to small amounts of viruses or bacteria that have been weakened or killed. Your immune system then learns to recognize and attack the infection if you are exposed to it later in life. As a result, you will either not become ill or have a milder infection. Our immune system is a complicated network of cells, tissues, and organs. It is composed of two major parts: the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system. Both change as people get older. The innate system is the first line of defense. It includes the skin, the cough reflex, mucous membranes, and stomach acid. A second line of defense includes specialized cells that alert the body of the impending danger. Inflammation is an important part of our innate immune system. The adaptive immune system is more complex than the innate immune system and includes the thymus, spleen, tonsils, bone marrow, circulatory system, and lymphatic system. These different parts of the body work together to produce, store, and transport specific types of cells and substances to combat health threats. Ask The Healthy Geezer a question at:

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Living with MS with Dee Dean

Study Shows New Blood Cells Fight Brain Inflammation


yperactivity of our immune system can cause a state of chronic inflammation. If chronic, the inflammation will affect our body and result in disease. In the devastating disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS), hyperactivity of immune cells called T-cells induce chronic inflammation and degeneration of the brain. Researchers at BRIC, the University of Copenhagen, have identified a new type of regulatory blood cells that can combat such hyperactive T-cells in blood from patients with MS. By stimulating the regulatory blood cells, the researchers significantly decreased the level of brain inflammation and disease in a biological model.

Molecule activate antiinflammatory blood cells

The new blood cells belong to the group of our white blood cells called lymphocytes. The cells express a molecule called FoxA1 that the researchers found is responsible for the cells’ development and suppressive functions. “We knew that some unidentified blood cells were able to inhibit Multiple Sclerosis-like disease in mice and through gene analysis we found out, that these cells are a subset of our lymphocytes expressing the gene FoxA1. Importantly, when inserting FoxA1 into normal lympho-

cytes with gene therapy, we could change them to actively regulate inflammation and inhibit Multiple Sclerosis, explains associated professor Yawei Liu leading the experimental studies.

Activating own blood cells for treatment of disease

FoxA1 expressing lymphocytes were not known until now, and this is the first documentation of their importance in controlling MS. The number of people living with this devastating disease around the world has increased by 10 percent in the past five years to over 2.5 million. It affects women two to three times more than men and no curing treatment exists. The research group headed by professor Shohreh IssazadehNavikas from BRIC examined blood of patients with MS, before and after two years of treatment with the drug interferonbeta. They found that patients who benefit from the treatment increase the number of this new blood cell type, which fight disease. “From a therapeutic viewpoint, our findings are really interesting and we hope that they can help finding new treatment options for patients not benefiting from existing drugs, especially more chronic and progressive Multiple Sclerosis patients. In our model, we could activate lymphocytes by chemical stimulation and gene therapy, and we are curios whether this

can be a new treatment strategy,” says professor Shohreh Issazadeh-Navikas. And this is exactly what the research group will focus on at next stage of their research. They have already started to test whether the new FoxA1-lymphocytes can prevent degradation of the nerve cell’s myelin layer and brain degeneration in a model of progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Besides MS, knowledge on how to prevent chronic inflammation will also be valuable for other autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis, where inflammation is a major cause of the disease.

Source: University ofCopenhagen, Nature Medicine

Dean has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for 28 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. The opinions and experiences shared are her own. Dean is NOT a medical doctor. ALWAYS check with your doctor first before trying a new therapy. This column is intended for informational purposes only. Dean can be reached at NOTE: Dean is the recipient of the 2004 STAR Community Outreach Award by the MS Society Dec. 2, 2004, the American Red Cross Real Hero Wendell Cutting Humanitarian Award, Oct. 13, 2006 , the Stoney Community Service Award, February 29, 2008, Women in Leadership Award for Art/Media/Culture Oct. 29, 2010, El Cajon Citizen of The Year Nominee Feb. 2013 and Recipient of the National MS Society’s 2014 Media Partner of The Year, Feb. 10, 2015.

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El Nido Program Receives Well-deserved Recognition

Shervyn Sanchez

For The East County Herald EL CAJON — A home, for many of us, is nurturing, secure, and comforting. However, unfortunately for some, this is not the case. This is why Steven Topham and volunteers of Foothills United Methodist Church and Interfaith Shelter Network have been providing refuge and safety to women and children who have been affected by domestic violence through the El Nido Program for over 20 years. “What the Interfaith Shelter Network does through their El Nido Program is they find these families who are in need, and they interview them to see if they are ready to be in a position to get a job and maintain their apartment. When they find the right family, then they put them in this housing situation for a 12 to 18 month period. They give them the classes, the resources, everything they need to learn how to be self-sufficient again.” Topham explained. Senator Joel Anderson awarded El Nido Program with a certificate of recognition, acknowledging them for their dedication to aiding those in need. “I‘m moved by the selfless effort of Steven and volunteers who provide shelter to victims of domestic violence. Their service has set

From left: Servyn Sanchez, representative from California State Senator Joel Anderson presents a certificate of recognition to Steven Topham representing the El Nido Program. Photo Courtesy: Senator Joel Anderson’s Office a great example for our community and improved the lives of countless families,” said Anderson. From being homeless to having a fully furnished apartment, food, and other essential resources, these families can now start fresh and look forward to the future. “The best thing is for the community to

be aware of how big the problem is. People who are being abused need to know that there are so many resources out there for help,” shared Topham. El Nido Program grants victims a chance to recover and gives them hope for a better life. To volunteer for the program, call Interfaith Shelter Network at 619-563-9878.

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reetings, precious people,. Over the past 2,000 years there have been many writings, books, messages, and ideas, expressing various thoughts and opinions concern who Jesus was and is. My intention in doing this series is that you, the reader may come to know who Jesus really is and there is no better place to look than the Word of God the Bible. This week, we will look at more events that occurred one day in the life of Jesus, Mark 9:30-50 “Then they departed from there and passed through Galilee, and He did not want anyone to know it. For He taught His disciples and said to them, “The Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of men, and they will kill Him. And after He is killed, He will rise the third day.” But they did not understand this saying, and were afraid to ask Him. Then He came to Capernaum. And when He was in the house He asked them, “What was it you disputed among yourselves on the road?” But they kept silent, for on the road they had disputed among themselves who would be the greatest. And He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “If anyone desires to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.” Then He took a little child and set him in the midst of them. And when He had taken him in His arms, He said to them, whoever receives one of these little children in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me, receives not Me but Him who sent Me.” Now John answered Him, saying, “Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow us.” But Jesus said, “Do not forbid him, for no one who works a miracle in My name can soon afterward speak evil of Me. For he who is not against us is on our side. For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, assuredly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward. “But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea. If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched—where ‘Their worm does not die, And the fire is not quenched.’ “And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame, rather than having two feet, to be cast into hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched-- where ‘Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.’ “And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire-- where ‘Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.’ “For everyone will be seasoned with fire, and every sacrifice will be seasoned with salt. Salt is good, but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace with one another.” Jesus addresses a number of issues in this text: His upcoming death and resurrection; what true greatness is; the disciples attempt to start ‘denominationalism’; the need to deal radically with sin in one’s own life. I want you to try and capture the incredible insensitivity of the disciples recorded for us here. While they were walking to Capernaum and Jesus was once again telling the disciples of His upcoming suffering, death, and resurrection the disciples were occupied with their ongoing petty debate of who was the greatest among the disciples. I am humbled because I see myself and all of the human race in these men. We can be so occupied with self that we ignore the suffering that is all around us. This occupation with self is manifested again as John boasts about trying to stop someone that was not of “their group” from doing something the Lord apparently approved of. This is the beginning attempts at denominationalism. The Body of Christ (the Church) is so fragmented because of this mentality of “they are not of us”; this weakens the body and makes it much less effective. The final area Jesus addresses to His disciples is how we should deal with sin in our own life, rather than excuse it; ignore it; rationalize it; justify it, we should deal a death blow to it through the power given to us by Jesus.

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

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he tanning of the lawns has surpassed simple tanning. Creativity reigns – no pun intended. A few lusciously green lawns sit like oases amidst their dirty tan companions during this drought that’s hit California, but then. . . Restricted water use has brought out the best in landscape lovers. “Give your lawn a tan!” the water districts tell us. What choice do we have? Ten minutes, two times a week watering does not a green lawn make. Unless it’s artificial. . . and artificial seems to be gaining popularity. Who wants to look at dirt? Especially in your front yard? But sometimes it’s not bad. In some yards, the dirt is evenly raked, free of weeds, almost a pretty brown color. If you look again, you might see a lone palm in the corner, resplendent with its topping of green fans and a circle of concrete filled with white or gold pebbles at its base. Droughtscape 101. Further down the street, a neatly edged lawn shows its owner’s pride. The lawn is speckled with sickly blades of barely-alive grass in a hodge-podge with dead brown blades, but the lawn is mowed, trimmed and obviously cared for, if not watered.

Next door the mostly brown lawn with a few green Bermuda strands needs a haircut. Why bother? Can’t water anyway; might as well go out for a beer and wait for the drought to end. Maybe go fishing, if there’s any water left in the reservoir. The mulch and landscape rock dealers are doing a booming business. Concrete, too. One guy around the corner cemented his whole yard, planted a pretty red plum tree in the middle, encircled it with one of those scalloped concrete borders and surrounded it all

behind it. The front yard is green with lowgrowing rosemary, a few bushes, a desert museum tree and bouldersout. The boulders don’t need much watering. The plants are on a drip system. I haven’t been able to find the drought rules for drip systems—only that the rules for sprinklers— water for ten minutes, two times a week— don’t apply. I looked on the water district’s website, but there was nothing there. I’m doing the best I can to keep the plants alive without much water and sending best wishes to all of you who are trying to get through this hot weather, humidity, and lack of rain. Just remember, dirt is good, requires no watering and is cheaper than dirt.

“Can’t water anyway; might as well go out for a beer and wait for the drought to end.” with a shiny white picket fence and added a white arbor. Looks great! In outlying areas on country acreages, creative rock designs combine with red bark or pebbles, garden statues or recirculating fountains and a few well-tended plants to make their drought-cooperative statements. Makes you wonder why we were all so fascinated with plain Jane green lawns for so long. Except they are pretty, especially in the midst of all the dirt, rock, concrete, and half-dead grass. Our backyard is a concrete deck with low-water plants growing against the fence

Buska is an author, columnist and long-time resident of East County. Send e-mail to Sheila at and visit her website

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The Lakeside Chamber of Commerce will host its next Thursday mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at Global Power Group, 12060 Woodside Ave., Lakeside. Cost to attend the Chamber mixer is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. According to Kathy Kassel, Chamber president/CEO, the mixer is a great opportunity to connect with fellow chamber members and promote your business. For more information and to RSVP, visit Founded in October 2005, Global Power Group specializes in the back-up power industry. The Lakeside firm has more than 800 current power plant consulting contracts nationwide. It is currently responsible for maintaining more than 4,000 pieces of equipment. Its customers range from small companies to Fortune 100 firms. The company’s website is

Extended Studies and SDX joined forces to offer this up-to-the-minute program, taught by instructors who lead the way in the local marketing community. You’ll learn skills and multiplatform strategies you can apply immediately. For a schedule of classes and more information, visit, send an e-mail to marketingcert@mail.sdsu. edu, or call (619) 594-0845. SDSU’s College of Extended Studies reaches out to San Diego, the nation, and the world with a wide variety of lifelong learning opportunities, and more than 50 certificate programs for career advancement. Topics range from contract management, construction, and craft beer, to grant writing, marketing, and human resources. And many programs are available online. The CES also offers one of the largest ESL programs in the U.S. through the American Language Institute; and universityquality courses to students age 50 and better through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Other opportunities include seminars, study abroad, corporate education and access to regular SDSU classes through Open University. For more information or to register, visit or call (619) 265-7378 (SDSU).

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be available. Several walk routes are available; the maximum is three miles Admission to attend Step Out is free. There is no cost to be a walker. Event information is available at About 1,000 walkers are expected to participate and raise about $200,000 in donations. More than 120 teams are expected to walk, including teams representing businesses, neighborhoods, clubs, community groups, churches and family members affected by diabetes. Prizes can be earned by those walkers who raise the highest donation dollar amounts. For additional event information, contact Laurie Corbin, ADA manager of fundraising and special events, at (619) 234-9897, ext. #7510, or Among the local 2015 Step Out sponsors: UC San Diego Health System, Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Dexcom, Lions Clubs International, Osetra the Fishhouse, AstraZeneca and

Realtors to hear tips on hosting an open East County children with diabetes benefit house from Step Out walk The American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Diego will raise money for programs and services for people living with diabetes at its Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, a fundraising walk on Sunday morning, Oct. 18, at NTC Park at Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing One of the ADA’s East County programs to receive support from Step Out will be Camp Wana Kura, a summer day-camp held at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve for children with diabetes. Other ADA programs to benefit from Step Out will include ongoing efforts to fund research, advocacy efforts and education. Registration for Step Out will begin at 8 a.m., and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. On-site registration will

SDSU Offers Marketing Certificate Courses

DSU’s College of Extended Studies will offer two classes during October in its professional certificate in marketing program. “Content Marketing Strategy” will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, Oct. 12 to Nov. 9. The class will cover what separates valuable content from “noise” and how to develop content that connects with customers. It will also include the various forms of content marketing, developing a strategy, evaluating content, planning, automation, and distribution. Instructor Jonathan Forstot is a writer and brand strategist for JF Strategy and Copywriting, as well as a member of the SDX executive board. Registration is $299 for SDX members and $349 for the general public. The second class, “Marketing Communications,” will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 15 to Nov. 5. You will be introduced to communications strategies to establish a consistent brand voice within the many elements of marketing, with an emphasis on public relations. Instructor Yadira Galindo is a communications manager at UCSD Moores Cancer Center. Registration is $279 for SDX members and $329 for the general public. SDSU’s College of

EAST COUNTY BIZ with Rick Griffin Lakeside Chamber will host October mixer at Global Power Group

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The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), a 2,000-member trade group for San Diegoarea realtors, will present “What is Your Open House Missing,” a panel of speakers discussing tips on hosting a successful open house, from noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the PSAR East County Service Center, 1150 Broadway, El Cajon. Topics will include staging advice, creative solutions to common problems and what some agents miss when hosting an open house. Speakers will include: brokers Steve Wilson, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services; Robert Weichelt, Weichelt Real Estate Services; Greg Fox, Jr., California Options Real Estate. Also speaking will be home staging designer Lorelei Taylor, a real estate sales agent

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with Bennion Deville Homes in La Mesa. Moderating the panel will be David Johnston, mortgage banker and 2015 chair of PSAR’s East County Education Committee. Event sponsor is Movement Mortgage. Cost to attend is $5 for PSAR members and $10 for non members with advanced registration or $15 at the door without advanced registration. For more information and to RSVP for lunch planning purposes, please call PSAR at (619) 579-0333, or visit

Grossmont Healthcare District supporting college’s CVT program The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, recently awarded a $86,672 grant to the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. The grant will help replace echo and vascular equipment that was about 20 years old with new state-of-theart equipment that will be used for instruction with students enrolled in Grossmont College’s cardiovascular technology (CVT) program. The equipment, a Vivid E-9 scanner made by General Electric, will simulate workplace conditions and help more than 60 CVT students refine their basic skills in diagnostic ultrasound prior to working at a clinical site with patients who have cardiovascular disease. Grossmont College’s CVT program, founded in 1972, was the first to be accredited in the nation and is currently the only CVT program in California to offer all three cardiovascular technology tracks, including vascular, echocardiography and invasive cardiology. Grossmont’s CVT grads are currently working in more than 90 percent of the available cardiovascularrelated jobs in San Diego.

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NOVEMBER 2015 PROGRAMS The Senior Resource Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers free or low-cost educational programs and health screenings each month. The Senior Resource Center also provides information and assistance for health information and community resources. For more information, call 619-740-4214. For other programs, call 1-800-827-4277 or visit our web site at

DIABETES LECTURE AND SCREENING November is National Diabetes Month. Learn about diabetes and how the proper nutrition can make a difference. Sharp HealthCare Diabetes Services will offer a free blood glucose screening following the lecture. Monday, November 9, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Grossmont Health Care District Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Registration required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at com.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING Have your blood pressure checked by a registered nurse. No appointment necessary. Open to the public. For information, call 619-740-4214. Sharp Grossmont Senior Resource Center, 9000 Wakarusa, Building F, Room 16, La Mesa. Tuesday, November 3, 9:30 to 11 a.m. College Avenue Senior Center, 6299 Capri Dr., San Diego. Tuesday, November 17, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., Friday, November 20, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

PROJECT C.A.R.E. COMMUNITY ACTION TO REACH THE ELDERLY This free program helps people who live alone by offering a phone call each day. It there’s no answer, someone is called to check on you. Other Project C.A.R.E. services include Vial of Life, friendly visitor from the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol and more. East county residents may call the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center at 619-740-4214. Seniors in other zip codes may call 1-800-510-2020 for locations throughout San Diego County.

SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER INFORMATION & REFERRAL The Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center staff is trained to help seniors and their families connect with other services. Do you need a Vial of Life? Do you need an Advance Directive for Health Care form? Do you need information on caregiving, exercise or health? Call the Senior Resource Center at 619-740-4214.

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COOPER P. STEVENS and LESLEY J. STEVENS, husband and wife, PETITIONERS, and ELIZABETH EILEEN HIRTER, mother; JOHN DOE, father; JAMES LEE BERRY and JEANETTE SUSAN BERRY, grandparents, RESPONDENTS. TO: JOHN DOE, Respondent, father. There has been filed with the Clerk of the above court, a Petition for Relinquishment of the above named child and praying that the parent/child relationship between the father (alleged father) and the above-named child be terminated. YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear ON THE 2OTH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2015 AT 9 A.M. at the KITSAP COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, 614 DIVISION STREET, ROOM #206, PORT ORCHARD, WA and defend the above-entitled action in the above entitled court, and serve a copy of your answer upon the petitioner at the address below stated; if you fail to do so, judgment may be rendered against you according to the request of the Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationship which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The child was born: FEBRUARY 13, 2003, in the City OF BREMERTON, COUNTY OF KITSAP, State of WASHINGTON. The name of the child’s mother is Elizabeth Eileen Hirter.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2015-023784 (A) DE LA LUNA (B) FOURTH AND ONE APPAREL located at 7526 TUSCANY LN, SAN DIEGO, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92126. 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) CLARISSE KHRISELLE RAMOS DE LOS SANTOS of 7526 TUSCANY LN, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92126 Signed by CLARISSE KHRISELLE RAMOS DE LOS SANTOS. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on SEPT. 11, 2015. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: OCTOBER 1, 8, 15 AND 22, 2015.

YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THIS HEARING MAY RESULT IN A DEFAULT ORDER PERMANENTLY TERMINATING ALL OF YOUR RIGHTS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD. Any non-consenting parent has a right to be represented by an attorney, and if you are indigent and request an attorney, an attorney will be appointed for you. You are further notified that your failure to file a claim of paternity within twenty (25) days of the first publication of this summons and notice is grounds to terminate your parent/child relationship with respect to the child, and such relief will be requested at the court hearing stated above. One method of filing your response and serving a copy on the petitioner is to send them by certified mail with return receipt requested. DATED this 14th day of September, 2015. DAVID W. PETERSON Kkitsap County Superior Court Clerk FILE RESPONSE WITH: Clerk of the Court Kitsap County Superior Court 614 Division Street, Room 206 Port Orchard, Washington 983664683 SERVE A COPY OF YOUR RESPONSE ON PETITIONER’S ATTORNEY (name and address): JOHN C. ANDREWS, Attorney for Petitioners BISHOP, CUNNINGHAM & ANDREWS, INC., (P.S.) 3330 KITSAP WAY BREMERTON, WA 98312 SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: SEPTEMBER 17, 24, OCTOBER 1 AND 8, 2015.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT ASSIGNED FILE NO. 2015-023303 (A) THE ALCHEMIST LIFE COACH located at 6262 BEADNELL WAY #1P, SAN DIEGO, CA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, 92117. Mailing address: SAME. This business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL. The registrant commenced the transaction of business on: 07/06/2015. This business is hereby registered by the following: (A) HENRY ROBERT NOTHAFT of 6262 BEADNELL WAY APT. 1P, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92117 Signed by HENRY ROBERT NOTHAFT. This statement was filed with ERNEST J. DRONENBURG, JR, the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on SEPT. 04, 2015. SAN DIEGO COUNTY HERALD, PUBLISH: OCTOBER 1, 8, 15 AND 22, 2015.

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LA MESA PARK APPRECIATION DAY Saturday, October 17, 2015 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Help keep La Mesa beautiful. On La Mesa Park Appreciation Day volunteers can help their community. Join us at your favorite La Mesa park for this annual cleanup day. La Mesa’s parks are our City’s jewels. Help make them shine! Individuals and families are invited to come to a La Mesa neighborhood park at 8:00 am on Saturday, October 17th. General cleanup includes picking up trash, light raking, trimming, and weeding. Please bring your own gardening gloves along with your rakes or trowels to the park on La Mesa Park Appreciation Day. You don’t have to be a La Mesa resident – just love La Mesa and our parks. Signed waivers are required. Download the waiver from the City’s website and complete it ahead of time to speed up the sign-up process at the park of your choice. Visit the City’s website at www. for waivers, park locations, and more. All ages are welcome to participate. Parents must accompany children under the age of 18 years unless they are with a supervised group. Have questions about the event? Give us a call at 619.667.1300 or email




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