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On The Cover RANCHO SAN DIEGO — The Water Conservation Garden’s Enchanted Garden Gala was held in their garden on the campus of Cyamaca College, Saturday, Oct.15. The evening featured a Red Carpet Reception featuring special entertainment, and food.The Gala featured wine and hors d’oeuvres, access to auction offerings and live entertainment with the Lillian Palmer & Michael Ruhl Swing Band. Proceeds support The Garden’s programs and services educating residents of all ages about conserving our precious natural resources.

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So Cal Focus with Thomas D. Elias Post Election Question: Who Will Brown Appoint?


Your Senator In The News Senator Joel Anderson Recognition of Hard Working Santee Volunteers Dalia Hannosh

For The East County Herald SANTEE — Members of the Santee Mobilehome Owners Action Committee (SMOAC) gathered earlier this month at the Meadowbrooks Village Mobile Home Park in Santee to commemorate various volunteers who have worked tirelessly to make the life of mobile home owners easier and to provide a myriad of resources to the members. SMOAC has collaborated with local leaders such as Senator Joel Anderson in extending resources to ensure they are receiving regular legislative updates on important issues that pertain to their neighborhoods. Jaye Lee Goodin who is a licensed banker for Bankers Life, an insurance agency dedicated to helping seniors in retirement, was presented a Senate certificate of recognition provided by Anderson. Goodin, along with nearly 30 other recipients, was recognized for her collaboration with SMOAC in helping aid Santee mobile home owners. Goodin touched on her experience and spoke on what it has been like working with SMOAC, “The more people that we can talk to, the more people we can protect. I want to help promote what Buddy is doing. His organization is very important to the community. In the time that I’ve known him, I really feel like he

Above: SMOAC president Buddy Rayaba (center) is flanked by Senator Joel Anderson Representatives Dalia Hannosh (left) and Eveen Kanno (right). is trying to address people’s issues and trying to really help educate the community in different areas. So I help educate people on their wealth and health and he helps educate people on residents.” Buddy Rayaba, president of SMOAC, has made strides in achieving his goals of incorporating SMOAC into the community of Santee as a whole and

showing people that SMOAC goes above and beyond when attempting to make homeowners feel their voices are being heard. “[...] All they want to do is tell their story. They complain they’re isolated. They don’t have their kids, they’re in another state. So they’ve become my friends. That’s my payment. Like I get a check. What a great reward.”

he rumor has persisted for almost two years, since state Attorney General Kamala Harris announced she was running for the U.S. Senate seat long held by retiring Democrat Barbara Boxer. That rumor – until after next month’s election, it can be no more – suggests Gov. Jerry Brown might appoint his wife of 11 years, lawyer Ann Gust Brown, to serve the last two years of Harris’s term, which expires in 2018, when Brown also will be termed out of the office where he’s spent a total of 16 years. Gust Brown’s name began coming up in political circles when Darrell Steinberg, the former president of the state Senate, chose to run for mayor of Sacramento in June, a race he won by a handy 59-26 percent margin. He takes office in December. By then, if the polls are correct in showing her with a big lead over fellow Democrat Loretta Sanchez, Harris will be elected and possibly even seated, if Boxer steps aside early to let Harris have a few weeks more Senate seniority. Before he ran for mayor, Steinberg was considered Gov. Brown’s likely choice to take over for Harris as the state’s top lawyer, then possibly run for the office on his own in 2018 against current Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, the early frontrunner in the next race for attorney general. Considering how Jones has performed in his current office and how well he’s done in two statewide elections, Jones might now be a logical choice for whatever office he next wants. But things are not always so simple. Gust Brown, formerly the top in-house lawyer for The Gap clothing stores, has shown an appetite and interest in public affairs. Jerry Brown often calls her his leading advisor. She is 58, fully 20 years younger than her husband and unlikely to want to retire just because he’s termed out. Jerry Brown displays little interest in disappearing, either. So is it possible that after a year or so as attorney general, Gust Brown could declare herself a candidate for governor, with her husband swapping roles to become her leading adviser? It’s happened before, most notably in Alabama, where segregationist Gov. George Wallace was termed out in 1966 and his wife Lurleen became governor in name for two years while Wallace remained the de facto power. It’s also true that California attorneys general commonly go on to become governor: Jerry Brown is one; so was his father, Edmund G. (Pat) Brown. Republicans George Deukmejian and Earl Warren also followed that route. What about the ethics of such nepotism? “If she’s qualified, it’s less of a problem than if she’s not,” said Robert Stern, former president of the Los Angeles-based Center for Governmental Studies. “Everything I hear about her says she’s a good lawyer. It would be up to the voters to decide whether to elect her on her own later on.” Meanwhile, other Democrats don’t think the Gust Brown scenario is entirely unlikely. “I wouldn’t put it past him,” longtime campaign manager Garry South told a reporter last summer. South managed the campaign of current Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who for a few months contested Brown for the 2010 Democratic nomination for governor before settling for his current job. There’s no doubt giving a very visible job to his wife (both houses of the Legislature would also need to confirm her) would provide her with a leg up in running against the likes of Newsom, state Treasurer John Chiang, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and billionaire investor Tom Steyer, all either declared or potential 2018 candidates for governor. This field could change dramatically if Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein chooses to retire after her current term ends the same year. Some would-be governors might quickly become senatorial hopefuls. Feinstein’s decision might be greatly influenced by whether or not Democrats regain control of the Senate this fall, allowing her to once again chair the Intelligence Committee. All this explains why the Gust Brown rumors don’t die – and likely won’t unless Harris should lose this fall or Jerry Brown names someone else to her current job.

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 tdelias@aol.com


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. I heard that marijuana helps glaucoma. I’d like to try it, but won’t I get in trouble?


. Marijuana can help your glaucoma and it

could get you in trouble because there are legal restrictions upon its use. If you are interested in trying medical marijuana for your glaucoma, discuss this treatment with your doctor. (I could write an entire column on the marijuana laws, but I’ll stick to the health issues.) Marijuana refers to the parts of the Cannabis sativa plant, which has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 4,800 years. Doctors in ancient China, Greece and Persia used it as a pain reliever and for gastrointestinal disorders and insomnia. Cannabis as a medicine was common throughout most of the world in the 1800s. It was used as the primary pain reliever until the invention of aspirin. Marijuana contains at least 60 chemicals called cannabinoids. THC is the main component responsible for marijuana’s mind-altering effect. Marinol (dronabinol), a prescription drug taken by oral capsule, is a manmade version of THC One of THC’s medical uses is for the treatment of nausea. It can improve mild to moderate nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy and help reduce nausea and weight loss in people with AIDS. Older people, especially those with no marijuana experience, may not tolerate THC’s mind-altering side effects as well as young people. Doctors generally prescribe several kinds of newer anti-nausea drugs with fewer side effects before resorting to Marinol. Glaucoma increases pressure in the eyeball, which can lead to vision loss. Smoking marijuana reduces pressure in the eyes.Your doctor can prescribe other medications to treat glaucoma, but these can lose their effectiveness over time. Researchers are trying to develop new medications based on cannabis to treat pain. THC may work as well in treating cancer pain as codeine. A recent study found that cannabinoids significantly reduced pain in people with multiple sclerosis, a disease of the nervous system. Along with the legal implications of smoking marijuana are the health problems such as memory impairment, loss of coordination and the potential for withdrawal symptoms and hallucinations. And, inhaling marijuana smoke exposes you to substances that may cause cancer. One study has indicated that the risk of heart attack more than quadruples in the first hour after smoking marijuana. The researchers suggest that a heart attack might be caused by marijuana’s effects on blood pressure, heart rate and the capacity of blood to carry oxygen.

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Living with MS with Dee Dean

Researchers Discover Molecule Triggered by Running That Repairs the Brain


esearchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have discovered that a molecule triggered by running can help repair certain kinds of brain damage in animal models. They found that this molecule, called VGF nerve growth factor, helps to heal the protective coating that surrounds and insulates nerve fibres. Their study, published in Cell Reports, could pave the way for new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurodegenerative disorders that involve damaged nerve insulation. “We are excited by this discovery and now plan to uncover the molecular pathway that is responsible for the observed benefits of VGF,” said Dr. Picketts, senior author of the paper and a senior scientist at The Ottawa Hospital and professor at the University of Ottawa. “What is clear is that VGF is important to kick-start healing in damaged areas of the brain.” The team made this discovery while studying mice genetically modified to have a small cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance and movement. These mice had trouble walking and lived

only 25 to 40 days. However, if these mice were given the opportunity to run freely on a wheel, they lived over 12 months, a more typical mouse lifespan. The running mice also gained more weight and acquired a better sense of balance compared to their sedentary siblings. However, they needed to keep exercising to maintain these benefits. If the running wheel was removed, their symptoms came back and they did not live as long. Looking at their brains, the researchers found that the running mice gained significantly more insulation in their cerebellum compared to their sedentary siblings. To find out why running was causing this insulation, the team looked for differences in gene expression between the running and sedentary mice and identified VGF as a prime candidate. VGF is one of the hundreds of molecules that muscles and the brain release into the body during exercise. It also has an anti-depressant effect that helps make exercise feel good. When the research team used a non-replicating virus to introduce the VGF protein into the bloodstream of a sedentary mutant mouse, the effects were similar to having the mouse run – more insulation in the damaged area of the cerebellum, and fewer disease symptoms. “We saw that the existing neurons became better insu-


lated and more stable,” said Dr. Matías Alvarez-Saavedra, the lead author on the paper. “This means that the unhealthy neurons worked better and the previously damaged circuits in the brain became stronger and more functional.” Dr. Alvarez-Saavedra obtained his PhD in Dr. Picketts’ research group, and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the New York University School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. “We need to do broader research to see whether this molecule can also be helpful in treating Multiple Sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases,” said Dr. Picketts.

Source: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Dean has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for 29 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 ddean@echerald.com. 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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reetings precious people, this week we continue our series entitled, “A day in the life of Jesus the Messiah.” As a reminder, we are doing this series that you may come to know the truth about Jesus as the Word of God the Bible conveys it. We are looking at the Apostle John’s account for he gives the most detailed account of Jesus’ final hours before the Crucifixion. In John 17:17-19 Jesus continues to speak to the Father on behalf of His followers. “Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.” There are 3 important truths we must understand that are given in our text. First, the meaning and means of sanctification. The word sanctify comes from the Greek word “hagiozo” which means to make holy, to set apart. Man in his natural state is anything but holy, we are as unholy as can be, but through the blood of Christ we are made holy as we believe in Him; Who He is; what He has done. This makes us acceptable to God, not on the basis of anything we have done rather on the sole basis of what Christ has done for us on the Cross. There is then the continual work of sanctification that takes place in the believers life that makes us fit for the Master’s use as the Apostle Paul states in 2 Timothy 2:21 “If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.” This work is accomplished by the Holy Spirit working in my life that is surrendered to Him unconditionally; and as I take in the Word of God into my life and walk in its truth. This is what Jesus says in or text, “Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth….. that they also might be sanctified through the truth.” The Word of God must have a prominent place in the life of a follower of Jesus. The second truth of great importance is that Jesus identifies what TRUTH is. His Word is TRUTH. Mankind hates this because it makes man responsible to the One who established TRUTH, God. Man wants to be irresponsible so he invented what is called “all truth is relative”. This allows man (at least in his own mind) to determine what is true at any given moment, this we have situational ethics and what is true for you may not be true for me resulting in man doing whatever is right in his own eyes. This is leading to disasterous results in the world today. Pilate, the Roman governor in Jerusalem in Jesus’ day asked Jesus one day, “What is truth?” little did Pilate know that he had standing before him TRUTH incarnate as Jesus said of Himself in John 14:6 “Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” We also see how Jesus responded to Pilate’s question, John 18:37 “Jesus answered, you say that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.” Finally, Jesus makes clear the mission of His followers, “As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.” As a follower of Jesus Christ I am not to build for myself a comfortable little world to retreat into surrounding myself with the indulgences of this world living my life focused on myself. Rather I am to be recklessly abandoned to Jesus and His cause. Granted, some may for physical reasons not be able to go to various parts of the world but they can do 2 important things, they can help those that will go and they can support the work of Christ through prayer and giving.

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

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SANTEE — A Santee Candidate Forum, sponsored by SMOAC (Santee Mobilehome Owners Action Committee) and the Santee Solutions Coalition was held Thursday, Oct. 13. The event was non-partisan and moderated by the League of Women Voters of San Diego. Each candidate presented a two minute opening statement, followed by questions from the sponsors. The remainder of the forum were questions from the audience. Answers were one minute in length. The candidates were given a two minute closing statement.

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‘Christmas in Alpine’ Home Tour, Dec. 10

ALPINE — The Alpine Woman’s Club will hold its Eleventh Annual ‘Christmas in Alpine’ Home Tour on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10am to 3pm. You will have an opportunity to view five stunning country estates, stroll through Kathy and Mario’s quaint and spectacular Alpine Country Garden and Gifts Shop and visit the Alpine Museums decorated in 1800’s Christmas decor. The Historic Town Hall will be open from 1-4pm, where you can view the Dickens Christmas Village on the Town Hall stage. Ticket holders can also enjoy light refreshments and a surprise gift to say thank you for your support. Tour Tickets are $30 prior to Home Tour and $35 at the door. You can pre purchase tour tickets and raffle tickets at several places, The Postal Annex 2710 Alpine Blvd., Dana’s Boutique 2271 Alpine Blvd., and Alpine Garden and Gifts 2442 Alpine Blvd. If you prefer to mail a check please make it payable to Alpine Woman’s Club and send it to Karin Smith – Home Tour Chairperson, 536 Makenna Lane Alpine CA 91901. Tickets are available for pick up and purchase at the Alpine Woman’s Club 2156 Alpine Blvd. on Saturday Dec 10th starting at 9:30am. There will be a selection of handmade gift items available for purchase to make your holiday shopping a breeze and an opportunity drawing for a $500 cash prize. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 6 for $20. The drawing will be held at the Club House at 3:45pm after the Tour but you do not have to be present to win. Proceeds benefit the Alpine Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund and the maintenance of the Historic Town Hall which was built in 1899. They are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. For further information or questions, please contact Karin at (619) 357-5353 or email her at karinshouse64@yahoo.com

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he application deadline is Nov. 1 for the next cohort in San Diego State University’s highlyranked Master of Public Administration (MPA) Online degree program that begins in January 2017. Ranked the No. 1 program of its kind in the California State University system and fifth in California by US News and World Report (2012), this 16-month program is offered to experienced professionals who currently work in government and nonprofit agencies. The rigorous format has been designed for working professionals who are employed in managerial positions in public administration, nonprofit administration, urban planning, criminal justice, or related fields. Past experience in these fields will be considered for applicants who are not currently working in the public or nonprofit sector. The 36-unit online curriculum is the same as the campusbased program. However, the fast-track, online program is taught in six, two-month modules with two-on-campus experiences – at the beginning and end of the program. In each two-month module, students take two accelerated courses as part of an online peer cohort. They receive a brief break (generally two weeks) between modules. The final module consists of a capstone research course where students develop an applied research project. It is then presented to a panel of professional practitioners and faculty during the final on-campus visit. For more information, visit neverstoplearning.net/MPA, call (619) 594-4604, or email rsobie@mail.sdsu.edu. 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 neverstoplearning.net or call (619) 265-7378 (SDSU).

Dolan hosts a one-hour sports talk radio show Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. on East County’s “The Mountain – 107.9 FM.” The show may also be heard on the Internet at www.themountainfm.com

EAST COUNTY BIZwith Rick Griffin Santee realtor joins new brokerage

Santee resident Mell Schaer has joined Assistance with Real Estate, Inc., a real estate sales and mortgage company operated by Laura Baase, a broker and senior mortgage loan consultant. Schaer, who has lived in Santee since 1996, began selling real estate in 2014, after a 25-year career as a pharmaceutical and medical supply sales representative with three different companies. He began investing in real estate investor in 2003. He specializes in assisting first-time homebuyers move into remodeled homes. In his spare time, he plays bass guitar in four bands, including a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, outlaw country band, southern rock band and progressive metal band. One of his bands named “RedCrownTourist” recently released an 11-song CD called “So What We Tried” that was recorded at Doubletime Recording Studio in Santee.

La Mesa health library hosts program on `Live Your Best Life’

tor. “Come and be inspired about how a healthy lifestyle equates to good health.” Speaker at the program will a representative from Champions for Health, a nonprofit formerly known as the San Diego County Medical Society Foundation.

KPBS’s GM wins national PBS award La Mesa resident Tom Karlo, general manager, KPBS, was recently presented with an award in the development category at the Public Broadcasting System’s (PBS) Public Media Development and Marketing Conference held in Boston. Karlo was presented with the 2016 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year award. “This award represents the highest levels of professional achievement in the public broadcasting development community, and is a mark of true distinction,” said Paula Kerger, PBS president/CEO. “Tom Karlo has brought new energy and vision to KPBS’ service to the greater San Diego community and has been an inspirational leader not only at KPBS but also for the entire public media system.” Karlo, who was named KPBS GM in February 2009, began his career at KPBS in 1973 as a part-time assistant while attending SDSU. Years later and after fulfilling multiple other roles, Karlo was promoted to associate general manager in 2002, a position he held before becoming only the fifth GM in the station’s 49-year history.

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Live Your Best Life” from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. Advance RSVP is not necessary. Handouts will be available. Topics discussed at the program will include healthy behaviors that can help people avoid the top four chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease and stroke, diabetes and pulmonary diseases such as asthma. “Changing behaviors may help prevent these chronic The National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Pacific conditions,” said Kathy Quinn, Herrick Library direc- South Coast Chapter in San Diego will host its

National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s cycling ride is this weekend

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34th annual Bike MS Bay to Bay Tour, a cycling fundraiser, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23. Information and registration is available at www. BikeToFinishMS.com, or by calling (855) 372-1331. About 2,500 riders are expected to help raise about $2.5 million in donations for MS research and programs and services for people affected by MS, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body. Cyclists will include people living with MS, as well as friends and family members of people who have MS. The fundraiser will feature four different cycling rides of 25, 100, 125 and 150 miles, plus a virtual fundraising ride with riders on stationary bicycles watching a video of the route on a big screen. A two-day, 100-, 125 or 150-mile ride will feature a route from Irvine to Carlsbad on Saturday, Oct. 22, followed by a 50-mile ride from Carlsbad to San Diego Bay on Sunday, Oct. 23. A single-day, 25-mile ride around Mission Bay also is available on Sunday, Oct. 23. All four rides will finish on Sunday morning, Oct. 23 at Hospitality Point on Mission Bay. Registration fee is $60 per rider and each donation minimum is $400 per rider for any of the four rides. The minimum age limit for riders is 12 years. The fundraiser is open to all levels of cyclists ranging from beginner to expert. Riders raising the highest dollar amount will be eligible for a variety of incentives and prizes. The virtual ride on stationary bicycles will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Carlsbad at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Dr., near the Legoland California theme park. Riders on the stationary bicycles will enjoy great music and a big-screen TV projecting the actual Bike MS route.

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