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Julian Post 468, Covid-19 Hotspot The Julian American Legion has been identified as a Covid-19 hotspot. There have been numerous positive tests from both members and staff recently. If you or any member of your family have had any contact with the post or members It is strongly recommend to get tested. If you have any questions please visit https://covid19.ca.gov/ for additional info or call 2-11 (toll free) or on the web 211sandiego.org.
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Julian = 60 (+7) Ramona = 1,730 (+152) Ranchita = 10 (+1) Warner Springs = 48 (+5) Santa Ysabel = 52 (+12) Borrego Springs = 103 (+25) Descanso = 63 (+6) Alpine = 857 (+117) Poway = 1,506 (+256) Lakeside = 1963 (+311) Total Confirmed cases in Unincorporated San Diego County = 26,241 a total rise of 3,298. TESTING AVAILABLE Julian Library Friday, January 29 9am - 3pm Borrego Springs Library Monday, January 18 9am - 3pm If you believe you have symptoms please get tested. Most testing locations do not require an appointment. To find information on a testing location near you or call 2-11 (toll free) or on the web 211sandiego.org. Cases of the novel coronavirus have sharply increased since Thanksgiving and with the Christmas and New Year holidays around the corner, County health officials are concerned that no immediate end to the rise in cases is in sight. “The best gift you can give your loved ones and our frontline healthcare workers this holiday season is the gift of health,” said Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “I urge San Diegans to follow the public health orders, avoid gatherings and wear a facial covering whenever they leave their residence so we can get this virus under control.”
El Cajon – Effective Monday January 4th at 8:00 AM the burn permit suspension in San Diego County will be lifted. CAL FIRE / San Diego County Fire Chief Tony Mecham is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissible burn days. Agriculture burns must be inspected by CAL FIRE prior to burning, and inspections may be required for residential burns as well. This can be verified by contacting your local CAL FIRE station. CAL FIRE burn permits are required for all agriculture and residential burning. Cooler temperatures, higher humidity and the chance of winter weather have helped to begin to diminish the threat of wildfire. Property owners and residents are asked to use caution while conducting debris or agriculture burns, follow all guidelines provided, and maintain control of the fire at all times. Individuals can be held civilly and/or criminally liable for allowing a fire to escape their control and/or burn onto neighboring property. Residents wishing to burn must verify it is a permissive burn day prior to burning and record their intention to burn by contacting their local CAL FIRE station. Safe residential pile burning of forest residue by landowners is a crucial tool in reducing fire hazards. State, Federal and Local land management and fire agencies will be utilizing this same window of opportunity to conduct prescribed burns aimed at improving forest health and resiliency on private and public lands. For more information on burning, visit the CAL FIRE website at www.fire.ca.gov.
9-1-1: Call If You Can, Text If You Can't Text to 9-1-1 is now available in San Diego County. This includes the Sheriff's Department, all police and fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies. Calling is still the fastest way to reach 9-1-1. However, there are situations when texting may be the better option. • You're deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal or have difficulty speaking • You're in a situation where it's not safe to call 9-1-1 for help • You're having a medical emergency and cannot speak on the phone How does Text to 9-1-1 work? • Enter the numbers 911 in the "To" field • Give the location and nature of your emergency • Send the text message • Respond to dispatcher questions and follow instructions Watch our instructional video and public safety message at <https:// vimeo.com/497320026>. Data and message rates may apply. Do not use emojis, abbreviations and acronyms. Photos and videos cannot be sent to 9-1-1. Currently, the service is only available in English. Messages sent to 9-1-1 cannot include other people. Similar to 9-1-1 calls, Text to 9-1-1 is for emergencies only. Intentional misuse of the system is a crime and is a punishable offense. If you accidentally sent a message, send a reply clarifying there is no emergency. Cell phone reception varies by location. If Text to 9-1-1 is not available, you will receive a bounce back message asking you to call 9-1-1.
Grand Family Gifts Artifacts To Volcan Mountain Foundation
by Eric Jones, Volcan Mountain Foundation President and Executive Director
Circa 1900, “Volcan Ranch Survey Crew”, Fred Grand (on right) The Volcan Mountain Foundation received a gift this week of objects used by the Grand family in their logging and ranching operations on Volcan Mountain. Fred N. Grand and his son Phil Grand donated two vintage lumbering saws and a branding iron used by Phil’s grandfather, Fred A. Grand, on Volcan Mountain during the 1940’s and 50’s. The artifacts will be on display as part of VMF’s permanent cultural collection at The Keith and Priscilla Webb and Family Education Center, and used in support of VMF’s outdoor education classes. The foundation’s classes reach youth and adult students year-round, exposing them to the importance of preserving our area’s pristine and biologically diverse habitat, as well as celebrating the rich human history spanning thousands of years.
Shop Local Program - Huge Success! The Julian Chamber of Commerce is very happy to report that we received nearly $16,000 in receipts for the December Shop Local Campaign. The two winners will each receive $500 in gift certificates to spend IN JULIAN. Adding another $1000 back into the community. Right along with the Julian Christmas Lights Parade, it looks like we have found a new tradition for town during the holidays. We appreciate everyone who participated in the Shop Local Night. Truthfully, we hope to get responses for such events a bit sooner, so that we have the opportunity to promote to the community for a bit longer. We understand with all the goings on this year, that caused a delay in hearing from many merchants. Setting the foundation of a tradition should help us next year to get the word our sooner and farther.
The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here, Older Adults Still Need To Take Precautions
Julian Women’s Club Scholarships Available Education beyond high school is important and often necessary to secure employment, build careers, and improve quality of life. Each year the Julian Woman’s Club awards scholarships to graduates of the Julian High School District to help them meet their career goals. The Club now also offers a scholarship to an adult wishing to return to or attend a community college or vocation/technical school. Scholarships are in the amount of $1000 or higher. High school seniors and adults residing in Julian are invited to apply. High school applicants must be interested in attending a vocational/technical school, or a community college that provides an apprenticeship or vocational program. They must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Adults need be desirous of enhancing or changing their careers by attending a community college or vocational program. Examples of such apprenticeship or vocational programs include but are not limited to: • medical or dental assistant • construction trades • computer operations • pharmacy or veterinary technician • firefighter • automotive • cosmetology • culinary Applications must be typed online. Go to julianwomansclub. org to find more information and the application form. Applications are due no later than April 14, 2021. Applicants need to submit a reference from a teacher, community leader or employer. Recommendations should be mailed to the above address. Student winners will be announced at the Julian High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony and invited to attend the Julian Woman’s Club September 1st meeting to share their plans. Adult winner will be notified personally, and also will be invited to attend the Club meeting. For questions about the process or help completing the application, contact Melana Brandt at 760-716-6839 or ron. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fred N. Grand, Phil Grand
By Sharp Health News Team and Simona Valanciute, President & CEO, San Diego Oasis Less than a year after the novel coronavirus appeared in the U.S., we now have two safe vaccines against COVID-19 approved by the FDA for emergency use—the fastest major vaccine development ever seen. The previous record-holder was the mumps vaccine, which still took four years to create. While this is an amazing accomplishment, continued on page 12
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San Diego County Burn Permit Suspension Lifted
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Chamber Executive Directors Robin Boland celebrates as Miss Julian Britney Vargas pickes the winners
photo by Eric Jones The Grand family came to Volcan Mountain shortly after August Grand Sr. immigrated from France in 1871 with brothers Fred (yet another Fred!) and Emil. He homesteaded Arkansas Canyon above San Felipe Valley, planted grape vines and olive trees, and raised cattle. The brothers were successful, and within 15 years owned more than 6,000 acres westward across Volcan to what is today the County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation’s Santa Ysabel East Preserve. Fred A. Grand, third generation to own the land, was one of three loggers who harvested about 20 million board feet of lumber from the mountain between 1945 and 1956. In 1990, recalling the practices of those last loggers on Volcan, Grand was quoted, “Look around this mountain and you'll be hardpressed to find two stumps that aren't separated by several mature trees. Fact is, until you get into the forest under the trees you might not know that any logging had gone on at all.” He continued, “When I started logging in 1945, I had two-man teams of lumberjacks. It took a team half an hour to fell a 30-inch tree with a 6-foot crosscut saw – one man on each end of the saw and on opposite sides of the tree. Along came the chain saw and it took two or three minutes.” Grand operated a saw mill and planing mill on Volcan, and at one point in time had as many as 40 lumberjacks cutting trees for lumber and poles. The Volcan Mountain Foundation works to protect our area’s essential rural and natural character, and is proud to be entrusted with the care of these objects that tell the story of an important period of Julian’s history.
Remember that it is everyone’s job to keep our Town Beautiful. Please do your part!
Virtual Dark Sky Party Saturday Night Hope you'll join Vivek Vijayakumar and Doug Sollosy for our next virtual star party next Saturday, Jan. 16 at 6 pm. We'll be looking up, starting with a look at the striking features on our solar system partner, the moon. Skipping farther out into the solar system we'll check out a comet and then move on to view some of the great deep sky objects in the winter sky. We look forward to chatting with you while we stream live. As usual, you will first need to go to the Youtube website, and then search for Curiosity Peak Observatory to find our channel. ESTABLISHED
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I refuse to be blinded by the invisibility of whiteness. I woke this morning after a few hours of fitful sleep expecting to see that trump had been removed from office after emboldening his supporters to incite insurgency against the US government. I expected to see that investigations had been ordered to explain the lack of police response to the rioters. But I was shocked to see the US legislature in session continuing with their work. While I applaud their work ethic and recognize the importance of getting Biden/ Harris certified, I am strangely troubled by their composure after the magnitude of yesterday's events. I listen carefully to their speeches to understand how they are constructing the narratives that will be fed to the public. I am struck by Ben Sasse’s folksy story about how we should continue on as normal and help our neighbors shovel snow from their sidewalks. I realize what we are really being asked to do is the old America habitude of ignoring our heinous legacy of white supremacy even when it walks right up and pees all over our Capitol building in broad daylight. Senator Sasse is simply asking us to ignore the white man behind the green curtain. You know, the one who always holds the levers of power that determine: who is subject to the rule of law and who is exempt from it, whose votes count and whose don’t, who has the power to protest, to destroy property, to threaten the safety and lives of others without being called terrorists. Well Ben, how ‘bout we ignore the whiteness of our neighbor’s snow and focus on the whiteness of your politics instead because it is a damn blizzard out there right now. From the earliest days the trump administration has emboldened and animated the sin of white patriarchal supremacy that has so long haunted, tyrannized, and terrorized America. He and his media ilk have radicalized many disempowered, cognitively and emotionally challenged people who are desperate to embody the mythical supremacy and its corresponding individual and systemic privilege that they have long been promised by history, their families, their churches, the judicial system and other institutions. These populations are ripe for the cult picking and make excellent weapons and cannon fodder. I was watching trump's unhinged rally speech as he instructed them to march, unleashing the rabid dogs he has fed and trained, on the US Capitol building while our representatives were counting the votes that will finally free us from his disastrous rule. And for some unexplainable reason they were met with no real resistance or consequence - allowed to walk right in and despoil. And that’s the big fat white elephant trashing our Capitol building, our politics, and our country. Because white culture is centered as the default setting of America its power and privilege are often invisible. It can be difficult to recognize how the rule of law and equal protection under the law become entitlements - the property of whiteness. Critical race theory describes the racial identity of whiteness as a form of cultural capital akin to ‘real estate’. If we use the concept of property to interrogate whiteness as unearned privilege or cultural collateral to spend when we participate in insurgence against our own government it is easier to understand how racialized power remains invisible, systemic and ingrained in our daily lives. It’s important that we all learn to recognize and call out when race, gender and other identity markers become pivotal points in the negotiation of power. As we witnessed yesterday, police and laws can be used as tools deployed to protect the 'real estate' of power and wealth of privilege associated with whiteness. They can be used to support and reify the dangerous narratives we are hearing from our (mostly white) representatives implicitly supporting and normalizing the tyrannous actions of a (mostly white) mob. This is how regimes of white supremacy are maintained. They are taken for granted. We make them invisible in our narratives talking instead about shoveling our neighbors snow, so we can comfortably ignore the radicalization of whiteness that continues to escalate in our country. This is the power of the opaque and unmarked status of white culture. As whiteness is erased and place outside consideration it is imbued with a racialized privilege to walk right into our nation’s Capitol building, sit at the Speaker of the House of Representatives desk and steal their mail. There are a million ways in which yesterday's events were profoundly disturbing and destructive but it’s hard to see them all in the blinding glare of invisible whiteness as it continues to work as an effective barrier to social change. Jennifer (Firejen) Roberts
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(NAPSI)—You may not be able to treat yourself to an exotic vacation trip, an evening at the theater or even a dinner out these days but there are some other satisfying ways to treat yourself. Did you know that for the price of 13 steak dinners in some places you could buy yourself a beautiful 1966 Mustang or 1969 Corvette. Plus as a bonus, the cars will last a lot longer than a dinner and won’t increase your cholesterol! What Makes A Car A Classic? The Antique Automobile Club of America defines classic cars as those over 25 years old. One that’s rare or of particular historic interest (say one that belonged to a famous person or was involved in a noteworthy incident) are also becoming more popular. To help you begin or improve your classic car fleet, ask yourself these questions: 1. Decide where your cars will Collecting classic cars can be an be kept. Your home garage? How entertaining hobby to brighten a many cars can you actually store difficult time. there? Most people keep them parked in their driveway or garage. 2. What kind of cars do you want to buy? Certain years, makes, sizes? Read books and get catalogs about classic cars and research them online. 3. Are your friends or neighbors classic car enthusiasts? Would you like them to be? Many local meet ups happen up & down the country where friends/neighbors meet up and drive their cars. Great activity to do during this pandemic. How to Get a Classic Car You can buyCLNTS vehicles from owners, but it’s generally easier 1 private WV B/W 127093 22:03 1/15/02 and probably safer to get your classic car from people that specializes in selling them. One effective and entertaining way to get into classic car collecting is through a company called Clasiq. They offer free prepurchase inspection from an independent shop on every vehicle (so nasty surprises) and a free, secure payment process that protects your funds, all through a truly independent classic car auction experience built by the collector community for the collector community. Learn More For further facts and tips on classic car collecting, visit www.clasiq. com.
SOHO is pleased to announce that Manzanita Supply, a new general supply and hardware store owned by Ryan and Krystin Hunter, will be renting the Santa Ysabel Store, continuing the historic use of the 1887 adobe building. SOHO's goal in purchasing and restoring the Santa Ysabel Store was to protect it with a viable use, so when Ryan approached us with his interest in renting the building, we thought it was a perfect fit for SOHO and Manzanita Supply, and a convenience for residents of Santa Ysabel, Julian, and other backcountry areas. Ryan said he expects to open Manzanita Supply in February 2021. (See Meet Ryan Hunter in this issue.) SOHO's popular resale boutique, the adjacent Feed Store Antiques & Such, will remain and be open six days a week, thanks to the expanded business hours of Manzanita Supply. You'll continue to find salvaged and architectural items, antiques, vintage and retro furnishings, lighting, pottery, china, and more. All proceeds provide SOHO with year-round income for historic preservation, while offering donors a worthy place for cast-offs from a renovation, rehab or restoration project, downsizing, or managing a family estate. We are always seeking donations of quality items, as it helps us protect San Diego County's historic sites, it presumably helps you, and brings joy to folks exploring for treasures while making memories on backcountry outings. And remember, your donations are tax deductible. Go HERE for a donation form. There's nothing like a peaceful, picturesque drive through the backcountry, so when COVID restrictions are lifted, please stop by Santa Ysabel to check out Manzanita Supply and treasure hunt at The Feed Store - Antiques & Such! More Santa Ysabel travel tips: Don't miss Casa Rustica and Crossroads Treasures next door, and the Santa Ysabel Art Gallery across the road. Filling a charming old house, this gallery has an DOLEV excellent stable of artists, with an emphasis on plein air and landscape painters, such as Joan Boyer, Jane Culp, Will Gullette, and Margaret Larlham. It's also the hometown gallery for Santa Ysabel's own, internationally renowned James Hubbell. Just a year old, Santa Ysabel Nature Center is housed in an environmentally friendly building set amid a grove of mature Engelmann oaks and rolling grasslands. Twenty miles of recreational trails are made for social distancing. Grab a great meal at Farmhouse 78. Perhaps you'll save dessert for The Julian Pie Company next door, and bring home fresh-baked bread from Dudley's Famous Bakery. Or, if you're in the mood for a picnic, you could buy Dudley's custom order sandwiches and drive up the hill for amazing views at the Inaja Memorial Picnic site. You could spend an entire day in Santa Ysabel and we look forward to seeing you soon!
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Boosting Your Child’s Confidence Can Help Them Land a Tech Job (StatePoint Media) Confidence is a great thing. It can make people more open to learning new skills, pursuing new opportunities and living new experiences. When it comes to career choices, confidence, or rather a lack of it, can keep qualified and motivated individuals from even considering certain fields. Technology is at the forefront of this dilemma, according to those in the industry, who also note that lingering misconceptions may be widening a “confidence gap.” “For too long we’ve been telling young people that the best jobs of the future will require advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering or math,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association. “The reality is that the vast majority of good paying jobs in the next 30 years won’t require a STEM degree. “Unfortunately, many students have concluded that they don’t have the qualifications or skills to work in tech, creating a confidence gap that contributes to the lack of diversity in the tech workforce,” Thibodeaux continued. “To close this gap we need employers to open the door to more candidates with non-traditional backgrounds, and for parents and role models to encourage all young people to look at opportunities in tech when they think about their career options.” Thibodeaux explains that a great first step is to speak with young people in plain and simple language about what a career in technology truly entails. That includes making sure they understand that working in tech isn’t always about engineering,
skills or that if you’re not good at ‘computational thinking’ you don’t have a chance. All you need is confidence in yourself,” says Thibodeaux.
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coding, calculus and Silicon Valley. It’s also about customer service, teamwork, curiosity, communication and problem solving. It means working for any size company in any industry and in any location. Equally important, young people need to know about the many resources available to them to learn about careers in tech, network with others who share their interests and acquire the skills that will help them land a job. Here are a few examples: • The Technology Student Association is a national, nonprofit career and technical student organization of 250,000-plus middle school and high school students that offers exciting opportunities in networking, competitions, leadership and community service. For more information, visit tsaweb.org • The National Cyber League offers students of all ages gamemeets-edutainment competitions
simulating real-life cyberthreats in a safe environment so students can learn how to defend against threats. To learn more, visit nationalcyberleague.org • TechGirlz inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology through the creation of free, fun, interactive “TechShopz” led by industry professionals, community leaders and students. Get the details at techgirlz.org. The tech industry is in the midst of a massive new wave of innovation. Advances in renewable energy, artificial intelligence, bionics, robotics, healthcare and many other areas are changing virtually every walk of life. To turn these possibilities into realities, millions of knowledge workers and technology professionals will be needed. “Don’t think that you need to be a math or science genius or that you need to have coding
(SPM Wire) Martin Luther King Day, celebrated as a day of service by many Americans, will be observed on January 18. If you’d like to volunteer, but would prefer to do so in a sociallydistant way, here are three ideas. • Plant a tree: Trees help clean the air and are natural carbon absorbers. You can help offset your carbon footprint by planting a tree on your own property, or with permission, in a local park or public space. • Promote job readiness: Connect virtually with fellow community members to boost their job readiness. Conduct a mock interview over video chat and assist with resume and job application preparation. • Deliver meals: Arrange for contactless drop-off and deliver meals to the elderly, infirm or otherwise homebound. While volunteer efforts may look a bit different this year, there are still many safe ways to give back. *** There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened. — Tommy Lasorda ***
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Julian Community Planning Group 2nd Monday Every Month Town Hall - 7pm Architectural Review Board 1st Tuesday of the Month Julian Town Hall Downstairs - 7pm Julian Chamber of Commerce Mixer - 2nd Thursday of Month Board - 3rd Thursday of Month Town Hall - 6pm 760 765 1857 Julian Community Services District Third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 A.M. at the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office, Julian Substation, Public Meeting Room, 2907 Washington Street, Julian Julian Women’s Club 1st Wednesday - 1pm 2607 C Street information: 619.504.6301
Church of Julian - 2pm Julian Historical Society Witch Creek School - 7pm Every 2nd and 4th Thursday Julian Lions Club 7pm downstairs at the town hall Every Sunday (Weather permitting) Julian Doves and Desperados historic comedy skits at 2 pm – In front of the old Jail on C Street
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Day Wednesday,January 20 Inauguration Day
Tuesday, February 2 Groundhog Day Friday, February 12 Lincoln’s Birthday (observed)
Julian Historical Society The Witch Creek School House and the Julian Stageline Museum are open the first weekend of the month 11am to 4pm. Historical presentations, 4th Wednesday of the Month - Julian Historical Society Building, 2133 4th Street - 7pm
Sunday, February 14 Valentine’s Day
Julian Arts Chorale Rehearsals at JCUMC Monday @ 6:15pm
Wednesday, March 3 World Wildlife Day
Second and Fourth Wednesdays Feeding San Diego Julian Library parking lot - 9:30am Shelter Valley CC - 11:30am Fourth Wednesday Julian Indivisible Community United Methodist
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• On Jan. 12, 1838, after his Mormon bank fails in the Panic of 1837, Joseph Smith flees Kirtland, Ohio, to avoid potential criminal prosecution by angry and disillusioned former believers. Smith claimed the angel Moroni had visited him in 1823 and told him he was destined to become a modern prophet of God. • On Jan. 13, 1968, in the midst of a plummeting music career, legendary country singer Johnny Cash arrives to play for inmates at California's Folsom Prison. The concert and the subsequent live album launched him back onto the charts. • On Jan. 15, 1870, the first recorded use of a donkey to represent the Democratic Party appears in Harper's Weekly, drawn by political illustrator Thomas Nast. Four years later, Nash originated the use of an elephant to symbolize the Republican Party in a Harper's Weekly cartoon. • On Jan. 16, 1938, Benny Goodman brings jazz to Carnegie Hall, a notion so outlandish at the time that Goodman himself initially laughed off the idea. The concert at the citadel of American high culture sold out weeks in advance. • On Jan. 14, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issues Presidential Proclamation No. 2537, requiring aliens from World War II-enemy countries -- Italy, Germany and Japan -- to register with the Department of Justice. • On Jan. 17, 1950, 11 men steal more than $2 million ($22 million today) from the Brink's Armored Car depot in Boston. It was the perfect crime --almost -- as the culprits weren't caught until January 1956, just days before the statute of limitations for the theft expired. • On Jan. 11, 1973, the owners of America's 24 major league baseball teams vote to allow teams in the American League to use a "designated pinch-hitter" that could bat for the pitcher, while still allowing the pitcher to stay in the game. © 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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An Unbelievable Day
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Reactions From Abroad
The events of last week not only shocked Americans but they shocked the rest of the world as well. The following are messages from personal friends and provide a glimpse of how we were seen abroad. It is unbelievable to see what we have seen today in Washington. Just goes to show what one mad man can do. I think he has lowered the image of your great nation. Pritipal S. India To be honest I have never thought I would ever live to witness such horrible events in America, today. But, on the other hand I had a bad feeling about this guy from the very beginning. I had strong arguments even with some of my good friends…regarding Trump's policies and behavior and could not believe they did not see how he acted because we all have been through a dictatorial regime that ruined our lives and we should know best what a mad dictator looks like.…I hope he will be punished for all he has done because I still believe America is a strong democracy. Georgiana Romania I’d LOVE to see him [Trump] impeached, not only because it would prevent him from seeking office again, but more importantly…for the message it would send to the international community where America is looking hopelessly divided, and incapable of leading anything, much less itself. At the moment, the USA is an embarrassment to other democracies and many will believe (with good reason) that the country simply cannot be trusted. Hopefully a few decades of saner government will help overcome this, but it won’t happen quickly ... if it happens at all? Afterall, it was clearly noted in the news here that AFTER the invasion of the capital bldg., a few senators and over 100 republican representatives still voted to disregard pro-Biden electoral votes ... Deborah D. American living in Scotland What is going on is quite terrible, and I don't think that it will end with Joe Biden's inauguration. I saw an interview, very unsettling…. [and] when you see the images, it is quite shocking. Donca V. Dutch citizen living in Portugal The election theft myth reminds me of the equally flawed ‘stab in the back’ myth peddled by the early Nazi leadership. Each myth keeps the deluded on board. If the US suffers an economic slump postCovid then, as with Weimar Germany, the ranks of the disaffected will grow and Trump will be back in four years. One also worries about the risk (likelihood?) of political assassinations in the aftermath of this election. Julian R. England
Wednesday January 6th, 2020 is a day that will go down in the history of the United States of America as one of our most embarrassing days. I have never understood why people think it is all right to break the law. One man, during Wednesday’s insurrection yelled “This is our house!” Yes it is our house. Is this how you treat your house? Do you destroy your home? I don’t want you to destroy my home and I resent you doing your best to destroy the bastion of our democracy! The home of our lawmaker’s business. If you don’t like what they do, then become a politician yourself. Vote out the old white guys and replace them with modern thinkers. Don’t destroy the basis of our country because one person got you all riled up. Don’t let anyone talk you into acting like a pack of dogs that get all worked up while feeding off of each others emotions. And by the way, do any of you plan to pay for the destruction you caused? Will you be paying to replace broken glass, broken doors, damaged furniture or damaged police uniforms? No, I suspect that your day of attempted coup will have to be paid for by tax payers like myself, not by people who agree with what you did to our Capitol. Hate is so very destructive. I know, I’ve been there. I’ve had moments where I hated a person so much that I was afraid of myself. But I removed myself from the situation so I wouldn’t cause any mental or physical damage to myself or to the other person. Thankfully it worked. I calmed down and began to think logically. People getting away with doing things that they have no earthly reason to do really irritate me. Within a day or two of Wednesday’s attempted Coup, I saw two other things that were perhaps of a lesser nature, but still very upsetting. One was in a television show where a teenager had eaten a fast food meal and dropped all of his trash out of his truck window. That’s just wrong. The person I was following on the show, Highway to Heaven, objected. The teenager said “What do you care old man? That’s what they have street cleaners for.” Well young man, that’s what they have trash cans at all gas stations for. The second thing that really sickened me was a story I read that a young man used live kittens for target practice with his B B gun. I don’t understand why a person would ever think that was a good idea. Animals may not be humans but they sure are worthy of respect. I hope that man gets a punishment that is worthy of his crime. I was raised to respect all living creatures and to respect things and places that don’t belong directly to me. Sure, I’ve been known to crush an ant and to feed a snail to a duck, but I don’t purposely harm animals and I would never cause damage to a public building. Please do not try to explain to me or to justify to me why people do hateful things. I think that the people who would try to destroy our country’s Capitol are the same people who would use a kitten for B B gun target practice. I think they are the same people who would let their dogs run loose in a neighborhood that has leash laws. I think they are the same people who would catch a pigeon and microwave it while it is still alive. Yes, I knew of a man who planned to do this. Haters are haters. The people who stormed the Capitol believed the words of one man. They did no research to see if his words were accurate. I have been watching this for years. I’ve often seen it on Facebook, where people repeat posts that have been sent to them and they never checked first to see if the post was true. For heaven sakes people! Don’t just listen to one side of anything said or written! Educate yourself. What bothers me the most about today’s culture in this country that I love is the people who spread hate. Wednesday People stormed the Capitol. Saturday people began a violent clash in Pacific Beach and Saturday Night five hundred teenagers mobbed a mall in Fortuna, California. Whether you are mobbing a mall or hurting an animal, you have no right to do that. You also have no right to use a private platform such as Facebook or TWITTER to spew hatred. Our first amendment gives us the right to free speech, but I never felt that included hateful words or derogatory words. I really wish people would learn to get along and quit disliking one another. I really wish people would quit hurting each other verbally and physically and I really wish people would be kind to themselves, to others and to animals. I know that I’m raging this week and that normally I write in a much calmer manner. However, I can’t stand it when people do things disrespectfully. I taught my children and am teaching my grandchildren and so is their father and my husband, to respect themselves and to respect others. These are my thoughts. *** You give loyalty, you'll get it back. You give love, you'll get it back. — Tommy Lasorda ***
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The Women Leading The Fight Against COVID-19
(StatePoint) Less than 30 percent of the world’s researchers are women, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. However, one team fighting against COVID-19 is not only leading the charge to save lives, but also in empowering women in science, encouraging the next generation of girls and young women to pursue STEM education. At biotechnology company Allied BioScience, chief science officer Maha El-Sayed, PhD leads a female-dominated team of researchers, and their work has the potential to be a game changer in the fight against COVID-19 and other future viruses. Their product, SurfaceWise2, continuously kills 99.9 percent of viruses, including, most importantly, the virus that causes COVID-19. “When it comes to women in STEM, there’s a lot of untapped potential. It’s my hope that our team can inspire young women to pursue careers in science, and inspire other research teams to bring more talented women into the fold and elevate them to positions where they can drive real change,” says Dr. El-Sayed. As Dr. El-Sayed explains, human coronaviruses can persist on inanimate surfaces such as plastic, glass, fibers and metals for up to nine days. This makes it critical to protect high-traffic facilities where the contamination of surfaces is continuous, such as schools, stadiums, restaurants, offices and retail spaces. More advanced than comparative products in reducing chemical and disinfectant exposure, SurfaceWise2 was proven in independent studies conducted by infectious disease experts to be effective against Human Coronavirus 229E, the EPA-approved surrogate, demonstrating the ability to successfully protect against COVID-19. It’s the first such product to be EPA-approved. So how is it used? Compatible with virtually all surfaces, SufaceWise2 is applied via an electronic spray for efficient, complete and uniform treatment. Droplets are small -- 900 times smaller than an average droplet -- and applied at a force of 75 times greater than gravity, causing a “wraparound effect,” and a natural force of attraction between the sprayed droplets and target surfaces. Once applied, the long-lasting antiviral coating physically breaks down the cells of bacteria and viruses that land on treated surfaces, effectively and continuously killing them without giving the bacteria a chance to mutate and build up resistance. Despite its potency, this solution is very safe for humans, even in enclosed spaces. Non-toxic, non-irritating, odorless and containing no chemicals that produce harmful vapors or gases, it’s already used by airlines, hospitality and travel companies, and in healthcare spaces. In the coming months, Dr. El-Sayed and her team expect to see further use in professional sporting facilities, restaurant dining rooms, offices, schools and other spaces. As the nation fights to safely reopen, the work of dedicated, female scientists is making a vital difference in saving lives and in helping businesses, communities and families return to normalcy. To learn more about the work and achievements of Dr. El-Sayed and her team, visit www.surfacewise.com. “Shedding light on the scientific achievements of women, particularly at this critical time in history, is essential to inspiring the next generation of girls and young women to pursue STEM education and careers in science,” says Dr. El-Sayed.
Healthy, Safe and Affordable Home Cleaning Tips (StatePoint) When it comes to keeping your home healthy, safe and clean, it’s all about balance. Using the following tips, you can make 2021 the year you perfect your cleaning technique affordably: Get Prepped Before getting started, wash your hands. Not only does it help you to avoid spreading germs, it’s also a great way to get into a cleaning mindset. You can also give yourself a little motivational boost by putting on some great tunes. Check out the Ultimate Cleaning Playlist on Spotify, which features danceable hits spanning decades, or create your own. According to the experts, a bit of preparation can even streamline your efforts. “Before any cleaning session, I take a few minutes to declutter. This makes the process of dusting and wiping down surfaces so much easier,” says Erin Chase, AlEn Cleanfluencer and busy mom of four. Strike a Balance Contrary to what you might assume, there’s no need to use a disinfectant cleaner on
every surface, even in the age of COVID-19. High-touch areas such as doorknobs, light switches, remotes and countertops should be disinfected daily. You should also be sure to disinfect after visitors, and continually disinfect surfaces touched by sick household members. However, it’s important use strong cleansers mindfully. The power of bleach is a great way to disinfect properly where and when it’s needed. Be sure to use approved products, such as Cloralen Disinfectant Bleach, and follow the instructions on the label. Don’t use bleach on porous surfaces and never mix cleaning products -- in particular don’t mix bleach with ammonia. This can result in dangerous fumes you shouldn’t breathe. Go Green When You Can For everyday messes, use naturally-derived cleaning products, such as Art of Green wipes and sprays, which are hardworking and safe for sensitive skin, making them good choices for “over and over” cleaning around kids and pets. Voted a 2020 Product of the Year by more than 40,000 consumers, Art of
Green works on many surfaces and comes in two uplifting scents, Lavender Eucalyptus and Citrus and White Flowers. You can also help protect the planet by choosing products from companies committed to building a cleaner, more sustainable world. Many products from AlEn USA are made with sustainable ingredients, and the company recycles more plastic than it uses. “The good news is that these products also offer great value, making it possible to get an effective eco-friendly clean at an affordable price,” says Chase. To learn more, visit alenusa. com, artofgreen.com and cloralen.com. Celebrate a Job Well-Done “Cleaning is an opportunity to refresh your mindset,” adds Chase, who makes sure to celebrate a job well done with self-care rituals. “After cleaning, I always wash my hands and apply my favorite hand lotion.” With a few smart cleaning tips, you can create an environment that helps protect the health and safety of your family and your pets.
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1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of the Canadian province British Columbia? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Which university or college has sports teams with the nickname “Golden Gophers”? 3. MEASUREMENTS: How many cups equal 1 quart? 4. TELEVISION: What was the name of the mansion in the TV series “Dark Shadows”? 5. ANATOMY: What are the tissues that hold bones together? 6. SCIENCE: What is the study of plants called? 7. MOVIES: What are the main food groups, according to Buddy in the movie “Elf”? 8. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is the scientific adjective used to describe fish? 9. CURRENCY: What is the basic currency of Haiti? 10. INVENTIONS: Who is credited with the invention of vaccines? Answers on page 11
Chef’s Corner Take Eggs Beyond Breakfast Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and eggs are one of my favorite ingredients any time of the day! Eggs are a great way to start your day because they’re an almost perfect food. Whole eggs are nutritious and contain almost every nutrient you need to maintain good health, and they keep you feeling full between meals. One large egg has 13 essential vitamins and minerals, and protein, all for 70 calories. While egg whites contain some of the high-quality protein,
riboflavin and selenium, most of an egg’s beneficial properties are found in the yolk. Here are some vitamins and nutrients: Vitamin D -- critical for bone health and immune function. Eggs are one of the only foods that naturally contain vitamin D. Lutein and zeaxanthin -antioxidants that are believed to reduce the risk of developing cataracts and slow the
progression of age-related macular degeneration, a disease that develops with age and is one of the leading causes of blindness in older adults. Choline -- essential for normal functioning of all cells. Brain development and memory may be enhanced by the choline content of eggs, and the consumption of eggs is particularly important continued on page 11
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Cracker Jack Sign Companies that have been in business for a long time often have updated and changed the logo or slogan used in advertising. Collectors can usually identify the age of the ad from the words and pictures that were used. Cracker Jack was first sold in 1896 from a cart in Chicago. The mixture of popcorn, molasses and peanuts, sometimes called the first junk food in America, was very popular. It sold well at the Chicago World's Fair and got even more notice when the familiar song sung at ball games said, "Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack." The company
It took $615 to buy this early Cracker Jack store sign. The sailor boy and dog are still on every box, but with newer clothes and different features. developed a box that held a single serving, added coupons for prizes in 1910, then small toys in 1912, and in 2013, a code
that leads to an online puzzle or game. The box has pictured the sailor boy (the founder's son) and his dog Bingo since 1918, often changing their looks. This 9-by-14-inch die-cut cardboard store sign pictures an early version of the sailor boy. It sold at a Kimball Sterling auction for $615. The early toys are popular with collectors, and there is even a Cracker Jack Collectors Association. The most expensive prize? The baseball card series from 1914-1915, worth over $100,000. *** Q: A very old silver cup that has been passed down in the family has not one, but two handles. Why? It has an English silver mark for 1671. A: The two-handle cup was used to drink caudle or posset. Most of the cups were made and used between 1650 and 1690. The body of the cup was covered with chased flowers and animals.
Each cup had a lid. The cups were popular with the wealthy and were sometimes given as trophies. They are not often added to large silver collections today because so few old ones are offered for sale. An antique cup would sell for over $2,000. The full-sized cup held caudle and other hot drinks at parties. White caudle was made from oatmeal, spices and white wine. Brown caudle used ale, brandy or dark wine. There was also a non-alcoholic tea caudle made with tea, eggs and spices. Posset was made of eggs, milk, cream, sugar, almond extract, lemon rind and scotch whiskey, topped with meringue. All these drinks were served hot. It must have been great on a cold night. Small cups were made to be used by invalids who needed both handles but probably drank different mixtures. *** CURRENT PRICES Bookends, horse standing by
stall door, cast metal, bronze color, pair, 6 1/4 inches, $75. Bride basket, cranberry Coin glass bowl, yellow and pink enamel flowers, silver plated frame, 15 x 9 inches, $160. Bamboo brush pot, carved, scholars playing "Go," bamboo trees, clouds, 6 inches, $480. For more collecting news, tips and resources, visit www.Kovels.com. ® 2020 King Features Syndicate, Inc.
1. Which of the Houston Astros’ “Killer B’s” recorded his 3,000th career hit in June 2007? 2. What member of the 2005
North Carolina Tar Heels national championship basketball team was selected fifth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2005 NBA Draft? 3. College football’s John Mackey Award is presented annually to the most outstanding player at what position? 4. The Isobel Cup is awarded to the season champion of what ice hockey association? 5. The five heavy spherical objects that World’s Strongest Man competitors lift and place on platforms are called what? 6. Who caught the lone touchdown for the New England Patriots in their 46-10 loss to the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XX? 7. In 2012, what Texas Rangers slugger missed five games due to ocular keratitis (dry eyes) and balance problems caused by consuming too much caffeine and energy drinks? Answers on page 11
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Pastor Cindy Arntson
The question of our identity is important and lifelong. It starts as we figure out who we are in relation to our parents and siblings. It continues with friends in the schoolyard and cafeteria as we test and develop our mental, physical, and relational abilities. It changes as we complete various levels of schooling and choose vocational paths. It changes again as we choose a spouse and become parents. We question our identity when our children leave home (and return and leave again) and when our children have children. We reevaluate our identity with job loss or retirement, with divorce, with death of loved ones, with illness or change in physical ability. We can be identified by gender or race or hometown. By level of education, profession or tax bracket. By the clothes we wear, the music we listen to, the car we drive, or the square footage of our home. By beauty or brains or braun. By problems or routines or addictions. By political party, denomination, or team loyalty. Cat or dog person? Coke or Pepsi drinker? Regular or decaf? And if we have trouble discovering our identity or feel insecure in our identity, there are lots of people, institutions and corporations that are eager to guide and influence us (and not necessarily for our best interest). Our names are also an indicator of identity. There was an article by a new father about the importance of naming and being called names. He gained some insight in this regard after he wrote a list of all the nicknames he and his wife had for their daughter Bridgette in the first twenty-two weeks of life: Bridgette, Bridge, Bridgey, Bridgelet, Bridgester, Bridgemeister, Bridgeman, Bridgettes-of-Madison-County, Bridgette-the-Fidgettey-Midget, Pooh, Poop, Poopy, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Seed, Pumpkin Pooch, Peanut, Muffin, Noodle, Doodle, Doodle-Doo, Dew Drop, Pea Pod, Sweet Pea, Boopie, Bubbles, Bundles, and Stinky the Bald-Headed Girl. (The one was used only a couple times during her first week.) Newton Malony is a psychologist who has written lots of books. In one of his books he said: "Persons do not discover who they are by reason. They are told who they are and accept it on faith." It seems too simple, but it's true. We are who we are by an act of faith. If we think that we are worthwhile, we are going to live that way. We will live lives that give the evidence that we are worthwhile. But if we think we are worthless, then we will live that way creating the evidence to prove our lack of worth. Newton Malony’s quote is consistent with my belief that Jesus came to remind us who we are and when we accept what he says by faith (faith that he is the one who truly and ultimately knows) we are better able to live into and manifest our true identity. He said that we have an identity that is consistent throughout all the changes of our lives and through all the superficial characteristics by which the world labels and judges us. He said we are not defendants who have to prove our innocence or our worth. We are God’s beloved children created in God’s image and called to live lives that manifest that identity: loving, joyful, peaceful patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, disciplined. In this new year, may we grow more and more into the person God created us to be. Cindy Arntson is ordained clergy serving Community United Methodist Church at 2898 Highway 78, Julian. Direct all questions and correspondence to: Faith and Living, c/o CUMCJ, PO Box 460, Julian, CA, 92036. (Opinions in this column do not necessarily express the views of Julian News, its editor, or employees.)
*** Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away. — Tommy Lasorda ***
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I love flying over all the events! On January 20, 2021, Joseph Biden will become our country’s 46th president. That date, Inauguration Day, is when a newly elected president officially takes office. President Biden’s first day will be very busy – full of speeches, services, parades, parties and dancing. Read the clues to fill in the crossword: 1. Joseph Robinette ________ Jr. was born in Scranton, PA, on November 20,1942. 2. As a child, Joe stuttered. He practiced ________ by reciting poems in front of a mirror. 3. When Joe was 13, his family moved to Mayfield, ________, so his dad could find work. 4. Joe attended a private high school, but he had to wash windows and weed gardens to help his _______ afford the tuition. 5. In high school, Joe played _______. 10 6. Later, Joe studied history and ________ science at the University of Delaware. 7. While on spring break, he met Nelia Hunter, whom he ________ a few years later. 8. After graduating from college, Joe studied law and became a ________. 9. After the family moved back to Delaware, Joe started his own law ________.
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My name is Andrew Jackson. When I became President in 1829, things did not go so smoothly. People forced their way into the White House. They stood on furniture in muddy boots. They broke glasses and plates. I left to spend the night in a hotel!
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B. President-elect gives an oath pledging to serve the American people. This is the moment when the President-elect becomes the President! C. Vice President-elect gives oath to uphold American values. D. Many groups in Washington D.C. hold fancy celebrations in the evening. When Presidents change, we shift things in and out of the White House in about five hours! White House Moving
E. This is held after ceremonies are over; more people are expected to attend this than any other event; balloons and confetti will rain onto the streets. F. President and Vice President go to a religious service at Washington National Cathedral. G. President-elect visits Arlington National Cemetery, lays flowers to honor fallen soldiers. H. Food prepared to the taste of incoming President; served to politicians, family and friends. I. After being sworn in, new President speaks to the American people of future plans.
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Match Your Winter Skin Care Routine with Your Active Lifestyle (Family Features) Winter weather can pose some unique challenges to your skin, especially if you're trying to maintain an active workout routine. Exposure to the elements while exercising outdoors can have a harsh impact on the skin. On the other hand, the humidity and constant running of heaters can also wreak havoc if the weather forces you to work out indoors. "The winter season can be a challenge for those trying to maintain their workout regimens, especially this year when many people are staying closer to home," said Dr. Jeanine Downie, board-certified dermatologist and Medline Remedy consultant. "An outdoor workout is a great way to get some fresh air and burn calories, but it's also important to nourish your skin before and after
you've completed your workout." Just like establishing a good winter workout routine, there are some things you can do to keep your skin in shape all winter long. Use sunscreen any time you venture outdoors and dress for whatever elements you may be facing. Be sure to remove wet clothes, which can create friction and skin irritation, immediately after returning inside. Limit the length of hot showers, which can also dry out skin, and use a quality moisturizer, especially after exposure to harsh weather. Learn more about winter skin care at remedyderm.com. Long-Lasting Moisture When you spend time working out outdoors, your body's natural hydration is more prone to evaporating. That, in turn, can lead to dry skin. Whether
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California Should Stick To The Basics
by Jon Coupal
In this time of New Year’s resolutions, here’s one for California: Stick to the basics. Unfortunately, our elected leadership believe that any problem needs a government solution. This mindset has caused California to lose focus away from important functions that are properly within the purview of government. Here’s a short list of matters that our public institutions can and should address. Quickly forgotten, especially among modern progressive politicians, is that the first responsibility of government is to preserve liberty. Second, no one disputes that government has a responsibility to protect its citizens. At the national level, we have a formidable military force and intelligence agencies to counter threats to the nation from foreign interests. At the local level, citizens expect their cities and counties to provide adequate police and fire protection. Third, Americans also believe that education is a public function, especially in the primary grades. But here again, there is a wide divergence of views on the best way to educate our children. Public charter schools offer an independent alternative to established district schools. Quality education is available from private schools, and homeschooling is becoming more popular. This trend is a direct indictment of the failure of public education in many places. There are more areas where direct government involvement is warranted. Public health, especially in the era of a pandemic, requires some government direction. That does not entail, however, heavyhanded edicts unmoored from legitimate legal authority. At the state level, our elected leaders and bureaucrats have failed miserably to deliver on the most basic of government functions. The fraud in the disbursement of unemployment benefits has reached $2 billion. And our leaders can’t blame that level of malfeasance on the emergency nature of the
pandemic. California, the birthplace of high-tech, still suffers from massive problems with the state’s computer systems, resulting in billions of dollars of wasted public funds. With transportation, the state has the highest gas tax and yet we still rank in the bottom ten of all states in road conditions. Instead, we spend billions on a failed high-speed rail project that was supposed to receive a third of its money from the private sector. That investment never showed up because private investors know a losing proposition when they see one. Rather than sticking to the basics, politicians in California would much rather create some new program that receives shortterm media attention. But the real problem is that every new program comes with its own set of regulations and a new army of bureaucrats. For example, there is now a push in California to create “public banks,” notwithstanding the failure of those institutions in other states where they have been attempted. California also is trying to create a retirement savings program for private-sector employees, notwithstanding the readily available existing programs that are a phone call away. Finally, there is a push to have California to develop its own generic drugs. If California looked to other states that have growing economies and whose citizens are not leaving, they would discover that what citizens want from government are good public services for a fair price with a minimal level of waste, fraud and corruption. When he was first elected, Gov. Gavin Newsom promised some “big, hairy, audacious goals” that would drive his administration toward a more progressive California. Maybe he and other politicians should just focus on keeping our streets safe and the lights on. *** Jon Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA).
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Skiers might not have any snow left to ski on if we can't get global warming under control right quick. Credit: Pexels. It’s undeniable that climate change has been affecting and continues to threaten the winter sports and tourism industries. Colder regions around the world are experiencing a steady decline in snowfall and snowy months. In the classic tale of Frosty the Snowman, Frosty promises to come back next winter when the cold returns. But as global average temperatures continue to climb, will Frosty keep coming back? The SNOTEL network has kept detailed records of snow at high elevations since the 1960s. Based on their data, scientists have determined a 10-20 percent average loss in the annual maximum snow water equivalent (the amount of water stored in snow packs) during that time because of global warming. They have also recorded a one-to-two-week loss in days with snow cover in these regions since the 1970s. “Warmer winter temperatures also affect the characteristics of accumulated snow on the ground, including snow depth, how long the snow stays on the ground, and snow ‘slushiness,’” reports the group Protecting Our Winters (POW) in a report produced in conjunction with gear retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI). Of course, more slushiness and less powder are not ideal for winter sports enthusiasts. Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding or just rolling around in the snow, there are many of activities that rely on the cold. One study found that 20 million Americans participate in winter sports annually, generating $20.3 billion dollars in the winter sports tourism industry. This industry supports over 191,000 jobs. So, what’s the industry doing to address these changes? The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has taken on global warming via its Climate Challenge program. promoting education around global climate change, creating more sustainable slopes, and furthering outdoor business climate partnerships. Winter sports athletes have also been advocating for climate action. Before the 2014 Winter Olympics, 75 decorated Olympic skiing and snowboarding medalists wrote to President Obama calling for more ambitious action on climate change; they continue to advocate for climate action to this day. Additionally, “sustainability” was recently announced as one of the three pillars of Olympic Agenda 2020. Last but not least, Protect Our Winters (POW) has been a huge player in pushing for climate action. “We find things in deep winter or at high altitude elevations that we don’t find anywhere else, that speak very directly to our connection to nature and to the human soul...” POW’ executive director, Mario Molina, tells Yale Climate Connections. POW rallies athletes, scientists, business leaders and others to advocate for policies that protect climate and has resources for advocacy, education, donating and volunteering. CONTACTS: Olympic Agenda 2020, Olympic.org/olympic-agenda-2020; NSAA, nsaa.org/NSAA/Sustainability/Climate_Change/NSAA/ Sustainability/Climate_Change.aspx?hkey=a9a435c0-411c-4d11-86e300b15bdefaae; POW, protectourwinters.org. EarthTalk® is produced by Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss for the 501(c)3 nonprofit EarthTalk. See more at https://emagazine.com. To donate, visit https//earthtalk.org. Send questions to: email@example.com.
“Dusty Britches” here, tellin ya that if you wanted to see some white elephants, don’t come to Lake Cuyamaca… but if you want to see some white pelicans, this is the place to be. The waterfowl hunting hasn’t even scared them away. Last count, there were about a dozen of the white creatures. The double breasted cormorants are making an appearance too. Both are dining on the last two DFW plants we have received. Speakin of “Waterfowl Hunts” ... the Junior Waterfowl Hunt and Competitive Shoot out is just around the corner. If you have or know of a young gun who wants to participate… let us know. It is scheduled for February 7th, 2021. To enter, just send us a postcard of interest at 15027 Highway 79, attention Jay Blaylock. There are some things that Jay will want to ask of you, so include some way that he can get in touch. There is not much time as it is already January and we have only 7 blinds. Or you can call (760)765-0515… that will get you the bait and tackle shop and you can leave a messge for Jay. If you look closely, you will see some owl boxes that Jay Blaylock, Scott Guiton, Forrest Sissons, and some of the other guys assembled. They are placed in trees facing east to catch the morning sun with 3” holes drilled in them to provide access and be protected from the prevailing westerly winds that usually drive our storms in the winter. We are starting with 6 boxes… but will probably build more as time allows. We are hoping that the owls will help us manage our rodents. Several nice sized rainbow trout have been taken lately along the north shore with Chambers Park being the most popular. “Luciano” nailed some beauties on the Chambers shoreline using power bait as you can see in the photo. The “lightning” trout have have not shown their noses lately, but there is still enough trout fishing to go around. We were slammed during and after the latest snowstorm, with sleds to the left, and discs to the right. Patty, Sarah, and Ellie took care of business inside the bait and tackle shop while Wally Zittle set a personal best at the front gate as Leonard/Rosi Leon took
hinterland” or better known as “Chambers Park”. Lots of folks came to visit, but this time it wasn’t to fish, but to go sledding down the local hills. Traffic was horrendous and at times all cars were stopped because someone wanted to wait in the roadway for a parking space… which there were none, or for whatever reason. Pandemically speaking… understandable… people just wanted to get out!!! We have been picking up and cleaning up after the crowds a lot lately. The guys on the dock took care of business too…..Scott Guiton and the dockhands have been clearing the ice and snow out of the boats, then cleaning and sanitizing them as we rented them out over the weekend… a great team effort… cudos to all. Lots of bruised bottoms, but no broken bones… that we know of. I can remember taking the hood off a Volkswagen beetle when I was young and dumb… around the year 1972 and using it for a sled. Worked pretty good, no control, but it got you there… unless you found something along the way. It was a fun way to get to the bottom of the hill because it spun around as you went down… .and it would fit up to 4 people. No cushions unless
back up the hill was a challenge too. It took a lot more time and energy dragging it back up. I’m sure you can think of some innovative ways to go sledding… yes, we took it with us when we left. One of the funnier things I saw was a group who built a jump over the top of one of our septic tanks. That night I had a dream that they fell in… just wishful thinking. Our Labrador retrievers enjoyed having the attention they got from the granddaughters and slept very soundly by the fire that night. The next morning they helped eat the Mickey Mouse pancakes, carrot cake, peanut butter, syrup, and eggs. Happy New Year and let’s hope that 2021 will be a better year than 2020. “Happy Trails” from this old fart… let there be better days ahead. “The two most important days in you life are the day you are born and the day you find out why”… Mark Twain “Tight Lines and Bent Rods… take a kid fishin !!!” Dusty Britches *** Grownups have to say 'please,' too. — Tommy Lasorda ***
Tips For Proper Use Of BatteryOperated Power Tools
(Family Features) While battery-powered tools are convenient options for efficiently tackling projects both around the house and on the job site, contractors and DIYers alike still need to know how to safely operate and handle the tools. Another important safety aspect to keep in mind is battery selection. Lithium-ion batteries have become the industry-standard energy source for cordless power tools due to their energy storage capabilities, durability, versatility and portability. However, counterfeit batteries - third-party batteries which appear to be from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) - and knock-off batteries are surfacing in the marketplace at a lower cost than OEM batteries. These counterfeit and knock-off batteries have not been evaluated as a part of the tool, battery and charging system where an independent certification lab such as UL, continued on page 11
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CSA or ETL tests and evaluates the product for compliance with ANSI and internationally accepted safety standards. For cordless power tool "systems," these standards evaluate the tool, battery and charger to ensure proper communication between those items and the ability to monitor and control critical functions, such as cell voltage balance, power delivery and temperatures. Using a lithium-ion battery that is not specifically designed for a specific tool and charger system
can result in poor performance, shorter life and damage to the tool and charger. This can also void a tool's warranty or cause a battery to fail, which may cause a fire or explosion that could lead to personal injury or property damage. Because some counterfeit and knockoff batteries can be difficult to distinguish from OEM, it is important to purchase batteries from authorized dealers and distributors. If you have questions about your battery being a genuine OEM product, contact the power tool manufacturer. In addition to the potential dangers of using unauthorized batteries, the higher energy potential in lithium-ion batteries, even OEM ones, can lead to potential damage when misused. Prior to operating a batterypowered tool, consider these tips for safe selection, use, transportation and disposal from the experts at the Power Tool
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2. Stir in the marinara sauce and turn the heat to high to bring the sauce to a boil. Add the spinach, one handful at a time, and stir it in to wilt it. 3. Turn the heat to low. Using the back of a large spoon, make 4 indentions (wells) in the sauce to place the eggs. Gently crack the eggs in the skillet into the indentions in the tomato sauce and cover the skillet with a lid for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the whites of the eggs are cooked and set. 4. Sprinkle the feta cheese around the eggs and on top of the sauce. Garnish with the cilantro, basil or parsley, if desired, and serve warm with crusty bread or rolls to mop up the sauce. Serves 4. *** Angela Shelf Medearis is an awardwinning children’s author, culinary historian and the author of seven cookbooks. Her new cookbook is “The Kitchen Diva’s Diabetic Cookbook.” To see how-to videos, recipes and much, much more, Like Angela Shelf Medearis, The Kitchen Diva! on Facebook. T: 11.5 in
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PUBLIC NOTICE ATTACHMENT TO ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME (JC FORM #NC-120) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which poses a substantial risk to the health and welfare of court personnel and the public, rendering presence in, or access to, the court's facilities unsafe, and pursuant to the emergency orders of the Chief Justice of the State of California and General Orders of the Presiding Department of the San Diego Superior Court, the following Order is made: NO HEARING WILL OCCUR ON THE DATE SPECIFIED IN THE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. The court will review the documents filed as of the date specified on the Order to Show Cause for Change of Name (JC Form #NC-120). If all requirements for a name change have been met as of the date specified, and no timely written objection has been received (required at least two court days before the date specified), the Petition for Change of Name (JC Form #NC-100) will be granted without a hearing. One certified copy of the Order Granting the Petition will be mailed to the petitioner. If all the requirements have not been met as of the date specified, the court will mail the petitioner a written order with further directions. If a timely objection is filed, the court will set a remote hearing date and contact the parties by mail with further directions. A RESPONDENT OBJECTING TO THE NAME CHANGE MUST FILE A WRITTEN OBJECTION AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS (excluding weekends and holidays) BEFORE THE DATE SPECIFIED. Do not come to court on the specified date. The court will notify the parties by mail of a future remote hearing date. Any Petition for the name change of a minor that is signed by only one parent must have this Attachment served along with the Petition and Order to Show Cause, on the other non-signing parent, and proof of service must be filed with the court. Julian News Publisherd: Until Further Notice ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
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IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: MARIE THERESE ALLEN JOHNSON FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER: MARIE THERESE ALLEN JOHNSON HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: MARIE THERESE ALLEN JOHNSON TO: MARIE GIPSON ALLEN IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 61 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101) on JANUARY 25, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON December 10, 2020. LEGAL: 08672 Publish: December 23, 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 2021
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2020-9020127 FRESH4WALLS 4275 Mission Bay Dr #306, San Diego, CA 92109 The business is conducted by A Limited Liability Company - Fresh4Walls, LLC, 4275 Mission Bay Dr #306, San Diego, CA 92109. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH ERNEST J. DRONENBURG JR., RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON December 5, 2020. LEGAL: 08673 Publish: December 23, 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 2021
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2020-9020649 DEMANGOS ENTERPRISES 3611 Merimac Ave, San Diego, CA 92117 The business is conducted by A Married Couple - David Demangos and Gina Demangos, 3611 Merimac Ave, San Diego, CA 92117. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH ERNEST J. DRONENBURG JR., RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON December 15, 2020. LEGAL: 08678 Publish: December 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 20, 2021
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2020-00046548-CU-PT-NC
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: NATALIE HOWELLS GARCIA FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER: NATALIE HOWELLS GARCIA HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: NATALIE HOWELLS GARCIA TO: NATALIE HOWELLS GARCIA STRATTON IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 23 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on FEBRUARY 2, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON December 17, 2020. LEGAL: 08679 Publish: December 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 20, 2021
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2020-00047989-CU-PT-CTL FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2020-9020576 SOCAL PANEL COMPANY 1805 Cleveland Ave, National City, CA 91950 The business is conducted by A Corporation - ICD Waterjet Inc., 1805 Cleveland Ave, National City, CA 91950. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH ERNEST J. DRONENBURG JR., RECORDER/ COUNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON December 14, 2020. LEGAL: 08674 Publish: December 23, 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 2021
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2020-9020106 a) LTV DESIGN b) HEEL TOE CUSTOMS c) ERIN YUEN 4202 Cartulaina Rd, San Diego, CA 92124 The business is conducted by A Corporation Yuen Design Inc., 4202 Cartulaina Rd, San Diego, CA 92124. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH ERNEST J. DRONENBURG JR., RECORDER/ COUNTY CLERK OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY ON December 5, 2020. LEGAL: 08675 Publish: December 23, 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 2021
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: GABRIEL SILVA ROMERO FOR CHANGE OF NAME PETITIONER: GABRIEL SILVA ROMERO HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: GABRIEL SILVA ROMERO TO: GABRIEL SILVA IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 61 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101) on FEBRUARY 10, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON December 29, 2020. LEGAL: 08680 Publish: January 6, 13, 20, 27, 2021
AMMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2020-00046410-CU-PT-CTL
Case Number: 37-2020-00042488-CU-PT-CTL
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: GARY DANIEL McGEE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: SHALIZAH FATOLAHZADEH FOR CHANGE OF NAME
PETITIONER: GARY DANIEL McGEE HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: GARY DANIEL McGEE TO: GARY DANIEL BRIZARD
PETITIONER: SHALIZAH FATOLAHZADEH HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: SHALIZAH FATOLAHZADEH TO: SHALIZAH ZADEH
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 61 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101) on FEBRUARY 2, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON December 18, 2020.
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 61 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101) on FEBRUARY 17, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., and show cause, if any, why the petition for a change of name should not be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE be published in the Julian News, a newspaper of general circulation published in this county, at least once a week for four successive weeks prior to the day of the hearing. THIS STATEMENT WAS FILED WITH THE COURT CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ON December 29, 2020.
LEGAL: 08677 Publish: December 30, 2020 and January 6, 13, 20, 2021
LEGAL: 08682 Publish: January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here continued from page 1
the pandemic is far from over. Even though older adults are in the first priority group to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, they still need to take precautions to keep themselves and their families safe. Here are some answers to the top questions seniors may have as states begin to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. How do the COVID-19 vaccines work? Are they safe? Both the vaccines currently being given, from Pfizer/ BioNTech and Moderna, are mRNA vaccines, which mean they contain genetic material from the novel coronavirus. When someone gets an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, their body’s cells basically get instructions on how to create the proteins unique to the virus—and because those cells recognize that the virus shouldn’t be there, they produce antibodies that help them fight off infection if they’re ever exposed to the virus again. Both vaccines were tested in clinical trials according to rigorous safety standards established by the FDA. The makers of both vaccines have reported a 94-95 percent efficacy rate in preventing severe illness. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine in this article by Sharp HealthCare. To find out how, when and where you can get the vaccine please visit the San Diego County COVID-19 Web page. What can I do if I’m vaccinated? If you’re older than 75, or older than 65 with certain health conditions, you will likely be vaccinated before many of your family members and even some friends. This means that until most of the population is vaccinated, your lives probably shouldn’t change much. Certain things will be safer for you to do, though, such as going to the grocery store and running other errands. However, you will still need to take precautions against COVID-19 until most of the U.S. population is vaccinated. This includes wearing a mask around others, physically distancing from others, avoiding crowded indoor gatherings, frequently washing your hands and refraining from touching your face. The CDC has more detailed guidelines for how to protect yourself and your family.
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How long will I need to wear a mask and physically distance? Vaccinated people should still wear masks around others, and avoid crowded indoor gatherings, for at least the next several months. This is because scientists are still trying to figure out whether people who have been vaccinated can still spread the virus to others, even if their risk of getting sick is now much lower. When can I visit my family and friends? You should wait until at least two weeks after your last shot with either vaccine. However, most public health experts strongly advise against resuming visits with family and friends until all of them are vaccinated. Will we ever go back to “normal”? The novel coronavirus will likely continue to spread until a large majority of the population (at least 70 percent) is vaccinated or has developed natural immunity after surviving infection. The vaccines will not be an immediate ticket back to the way life was in 2019. Many experts agree that it’s better to think about how we “move forward” instead of “getting back to normal.” In the meantime, it’s important for all of us, but especially older adults, to continue taking care of ourselves and staying safely engaged with the world around us, even if we’re isolating at home. Seek out virtual volunteer opportunities, such as tutoring or phone banking, and stay in contact with family members through phone calls and video chats. Additionally, learning new skills and meeting new people keeps you cognitively sharp and is good for your mental health. Many organizations, including San Diego Oasis, offer free or low-cost online classes in a variety of topics, from dance and fitness to art and technology. We’ve all been challenged in 2020. Continuing to take all necessary precautions as we wait for most of the population to get vaccinated will take more patience, but it’s how we will move forward to the other side of this pandemic—and hopefully, to healthier, more balanced lives in the years ahead. Simona Valanciute is the President and CEO of San Diego Oasis, an award-winning nonprofit organization serving people age 50 and better, who pursue healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and community service. Learn more at www.sandiegooasis. org.