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Statewide COVID-19 Data as of Today California has 3,600,178 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed. • There were 4,954 newly recorded confirmed cases Saturday. • The 7-day positivity rate is 1.6%. There have been 56,363,675 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 239,453 during the prior 24hour reporting period. There have been 59,218 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. As of April 11, providers have reported administering a total of 22,777,893 vaccine doses statewide. The CDC reports that 28,121,700 doses have been delivered to entities within the state. • Vaccine Eligibility Update As of April 1, individuals aged 50+ are eligible to make an appointment, and individuals 16+ will be eligible to make an appointment to be vaccinated starting on April 15. To sign up for a notification when you’re eligible for a vaccine, please visit myturn.ca.gov. For more information on the vaccine effort, visit Vaccinate All 58. • Blueprint Summary (as of April 6) 2 counties in the Purple (widespread) Tier, 22 counties in the Red (substantial) Tier, 32 counties in Orange (moderate) Tier, 2 counties in Yellow (minimal) Tier. With supply of vaccines expected to significantly increase in the coming weeks, the state is expanding vaccine eligibility to more Californians. Starting April 1, individuals aged 50+ will be eligible to make an appointment, and individuals 16+ will be eligible to make an appointment to be vaccinated starting on April 15. To sign up for a notification when you’re eligible for a vaccine, please visit myturn. ca.gov. For more information on the vaccine effort, visit Vaccinate All 58. CDPH modified Blueprint thresholds on March 12 after the state successfully met its first vaccine equity milestone of 2 million administered vaccine doses in some of the state’s hardest hit communities. Blue
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Volume 36 — Issue 37 ISSN 1937-8416
San Diego County Enters The Orange Tier For COVID-19
Science Fair Challenges Students, Teachers Judges by Felicia Hill - Science Teacher, Julian Jr. High
As of last Wednesday, April 7, San Diego County moved into the Orange Tier due to having less than 6 cases per every 100,000 residents for the last two weeks. For more information on the tiers, please visit the California Department of Public Health's Blueprint Activity and Business Tiers. These are the changes that took effect under the Orange Tier: • Restaurants: Indoor seating increased to 50% capacity or 200 people maximum. The 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. operations curfew also ended. • Gyms and Fitness Centers: 25% capacity indoors; indoor pools can open. • Wineries and Breweries: 25% or 100 people indoors maximum. • Movie Theaters: 50% or 200 people maximum. • Museums, Zoos and Aquariums: 50% capacity for indoor activities. • Places of Worship: 50% capacity indoor activities. • Bars with no food service: Open outdoors with modifications. • All retail: No capacity limits.
Board of Supervisors Unanimously Rejects Increasing Fees for Restaurants/Small Businesses The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a recommendation to prevent over $600,000 in fee increases and new fees proposed for Fiscal Year 2021-22. Instead, the County will explore the use of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to cover anticipated budget shortfalls. The County Department of Environmental Health and Quality proposed increasing and enacting 139 fees that would have impacted restaurants, retail markets, school food facilities, farmers markets, mobile food facilities and other businesses. “Increasing fees on businesses that are barely surviving during the pandemic is the wrong idea, at the wrong time,” said Supervisor Anderson. “We have businesses trying to reopen and families trying to survive. The County is providing a number of resources to our residents and businesses to meet the challenges of COVID-19, deferring scheduled fee increases is yet another way we can help our community recover.” These efforts were supported by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association, an industry that has been significantly impacted by continuing COVID closures and enforcement regulations.
Tips To Pay For College This Fall (StatePoint) What does paying for college during life’s “new normal” and current economic climate look like? A new survey highlights parent plans and concerns regarding the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. The College Ave Student Loans survey of parents of undergraduate students conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights found that of those planning to help their child pay for college, 52% said the pandemic will make it more difficult to pay this fall and 45% said it’s changed how they plan to pay, with 51% using more savings, 45% borrowing more in student loans, and 27% taking out a parent loan. Despite new challenges, the commitment to higher education remains steadfast: 93% of families agree obtaining a college degree is more important than ever. “The pandemic has presented new obstacles, yet as this survey highlights, families are incredibly resilient and determined to help their child obtain a higher education,” says Angela Colatriano, chief marketing officer of College Ave Student Loans. If higher education costs are on the horizon for you, the survey results suggest keeping these tips in mind: • Anticipate spending more. Parents across the board reported college expenses being more than they expected, including college tuition and fees (81%), room and board/rent and food (77%), school activities and fees (61%) and books and supplies (57%). Plan and budget accordingly. • Plan to use multiple sources. While 78% of parents put money aside for their child’s education, only 17% said savings could cover the full cost. Be prepared to look at a variety of funding sources. • Maximize financial aid. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) every year your child attends college. This important form is the gateway to scholarships, grants, work-study and federal student loans. If your financial situation has substantially changed since last year, reach out to your school’s financial aid office for help and resources. • Search for scholarships. Grants and scholarships were the top method used to pay for college, ahead of parent savings and income. One easy one to consider is the $1,000 monthly scholarship sweepstakes from College Ave. • Tune up your credit. Of those surveyed, 53% plan to use student loans and 26% plan to use parent loans. Get a copy of your credit report and review your credit score, particularly if you think you may need private student loans in addition to federal. Reach out to the credit reporting agency to address any errors. Credit history and credit score will impact whether you’re approved for a private student loan, as well as the interest rate. • Encourage your child to contribute. Sixty-nine percent of parents expect their child to help chip in and 52% expect their child to find a job while in college. • Balance other financial commitments. When it comes to balancing other commitments, you can take comfort that you’re not alone. Fiftyeight percent of parents are stressed about balancing their retirement and paying for college. Look at your balance of retirement savings, continued on page 5
Jethro Lewis, Ezekiel Wylie, Wyatt Simmonds, Maximus Crus, Alison Hernandez - Eighth Grade This year’s science fair was unlike any other, we missed out on the trifolds displays, and not having all participants set up in a room while the judges roamed around and asked questions during the student presentations. However, we did make it happen! Julian Jr. High students worked most of the year, starting with a scientific inquiry where students researched a topic that intrigued them in the world. This led to the development of an experiment, following the scientific method, in order to answer their question. Most final reports were 1012 pages long. Given the fact that some students are full time distant learners still, and we never knew if we would be shut down again for 2 weeks, all presentations were created on a digital platform. Thankfully we had some local volunteers, and staff to judge the student’s presentations via zoom. Thank you to all the Jr. High teachers, as well as Jeff Holt, Bianca Wood, Lysa and Scot Copeland, Kathleen Beck, and Greg Schuett for giving up their time to judge our student’s projects. Normally our awards would go according to the type of science that was involved, however because our cohorts could not mingle, all awards were given by grade level this year. For 6th grade: 1st place was Norma Terriquez: “Which Soil Do Plants Prefer?”In 2nd place: Lucca Asbury-Dart: “How does Background Noise Affect Concentration” For 3rd place
Seventh Grade - Sidney King, Holding Distance learner winners- (River Raines, Aidan Wray, Chloe Taylor, Lara Arabian) Piper Stafford: “Can Climate Change Affect Photosynthesis?” and an Honorable Mention for Brady Winn “Which Sail Shape is better?”. For our 7th grade cohort, there was a tie for 1st place, Lara Arabian: “Does Water Temperature Affect the Life of a Flower” and Aidan Wray: “Which
Music do Plants Grow the Best to?” In 2nd place, River Raines: “How does Amperage affect Temperature” and 3rd place went to Chloe Taylor “Does hanging out with Friends Make you Happier”. An Honorable Mention was given to Sidney King: “Exothermic continued on page 5
6th grade - Norma Terriquez,Piper Stafford, Lucca Asbury-Dart,Brady Winn SRAEY
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Kudos to Felicia Hill and others who did a great job in organizing this year’s science fair online. I served as a judge during two zoom sessions lasting 2 hours each. I listened to many 8th grade girls and boys present such wide ranging topics as: predicting moods while listening to music, to how to save our saline soil, to creating video games. The students gave presentations from research using the scientific method. I thought Feliticia did an outstanding job of keeping the presentations flowing in a timely manner. Each student answered questions from the judges in a polite and intelligent way. Thank you Feliticia and Julian Middle school for a job well done! Jeff Holt
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Each week leading up to graduation the Julian News is shinning a spotlight on the graduation senior class at Julian High School. In part because with the pandemic protocols students have not had the opportunities to show their talents as they might during a normal year, with all activities being curtailed.
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5 Fun Ways To Keep Your Cat Entertained At Home (BPT) - Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from home, giving cat owners a chance to spend more time with their furry friends. With all this extra time, you have the opportunity to strengthen the bond you share with your cat while helping them get active and stay healthy. Fortunately, there are several
enrichment activities you can set up indoors to give them some much needed mental stimulation and prevent destructive behaviors. 1. Plan a treasure hunt One of the easiest ways to make a quick activity for your cat is to create a treasure hunt. All you have to do is hide small amounts of dry cat food in various spots around your house. Throughout the day, your cat can "hunt" for their food, which will keep them active in a fun and engaging way. 2. Play a game Cats need mental stimulation just as much as humans - playing
a game is a simple way to provide a stimulating, enriching experience. Friskies Cat Fishing 2, a free app available for iOS or Android, is a game designed specifically for cats. The app plays special sounds and displays schools of fish, encouraging your cat to pounce like she would in the wild. The more fish your cat catches, the higher the score. You can even keep track of her score and share it on social media. 3. Make a puzzle feeder The active pursuit of food is instinctive for cats. A puzzle feeder is a great way to appeal to your cat's desire for physical
and mental stimulation. All you need is a plastic water or soda bottle and a utility knife. Use the knife to cut a few small holes in the sides of the clean, sanitized bottle. Make sure the holes are big enough for pieces of kibble to pass through. Place some dry kibble into the bottle, screw on the cap and let your cat get to work. 4. Create your own cat toy Cat toys don't have to be expensive or complicated. Get crafty to keep your cat busy with a DIY wand toy. Start with a wooden dowel (about three feet in length and half-inch diameter), a barrel swivel and some fishing
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Baby Boomers Still Playing Together Even “Party Gaming” On Zoom (NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both. A new pop culture trivia game is taking Boomers on a nostalgic road trip back to the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Designed to be played by two teams, Boom Again features thousands of questions drawing upon Boomer’s memories of advertising slogans and jingles, politics and social movements, movies, music, television, and more. Groups of Baby Boomers are laughing their way through memories on a wide variety of their experiences: from The Twist to Disco; American Bandstand to Soul Train; Doris Day all the way to Janis Joplin, and on to Steve Martin; Hula Hoops to The Pill; and poodle skirts to mini-skirts. And they are singing their way through all the music of their youth, too. This game is clearly not an S.A.T. test with questions like: • Name three of the most popular episodes of “I Love Lucy.” • Name the original main courses from Swanson’s TV Dinners. • What did Silly Putty have to do with the Sunday comic strips? The wide array of material is organized into easily remembered categories: Things We Heard—Music, jingles, famous speeches, lyrics, catchphrases Things We Saw—TV shows, movies, commercials, magazines, sporting events Things We Learned in School—The “3 R’s,” clubs, dances, school yard games In The News—Politics, sports, world events, Sunday comics, murder, war Stuff We Learned On the Street—Toys, Fashion, Cars, Social Movements, Dances, etc. A Box Full of Memories The game comes packaged in a “cigar box” familiar to Baby Boomers who stashed their stuff in those as kids. It has two boxes of cards with 2,244 questions, and Boomer era tokens including a Metal Skate Key, a “Students For Kennedy” Button, a center insert for a 45-RPM Record, and more. There’s even a “Boomers’ Little Helper” magnifier in case someone forgets their readers.
An Antidote to Pandemic Isolation Apparently nothing can keep a social Baby Boomer from hanging out with their friends. Party games have always brought people together. Now, even when friends and families haven’t been together in person, they have been playing Boom Again together on Zoom. It’s become known as a Boom Zoom! Learn More - For further facts and to order the game, go to http:// www.boomagain.com.
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Wednesday, April 14 Feeding San Diego Julian Library parking lot - 9:30am Shelter Valley CC - 11:30am Thursday, April 15 Tax Day Tuesday, April 20 - Friday, April 23 Lake Cuyamaca CLOSED to Fishing. Wednesday, April 28 Feeding San Diego Julian Library parking lot - 9:30am Shelter Valley CC - 11:30am Friday, April 30 - Saturday, May 1 Julian Women’s Club Annual Wild Flower Show 10-4 daily Julian Women’s Clubhouse 2607 C Street
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• On April 12, 1861, the bloodiest four years in American history begin when Confederate shore batteries under Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard open fire on Union-held Fort Sumter in South Carolina's Charleston Bay. Four years later, the Confederacy was defeated at a cost of 620,000 Union and Confederate soldiers dead. • On April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada, two hours after hitting an iceberg. With 16 watertight compartments, the Titanic was considered unsinkable. • On April 16, 1947, multimillionaire Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War" to describe relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, a war without fighting or bloodshed, but a battle nonetheless. The phrase became a mainstay in the language of American diplomacy. • On April 17, 1964, the Ford Mustang is officially unveiled at the World's Fair in New York. Named for a World War II fighter plane, the Mustang was the first "pony car," an affordable, compact sporty vehicle. • On April 14, 1975, the U.S. airlift of Vietnamese orphans ends after 2,600 children are transported to America for adoption. Operation Baby Lift lasted 10 days and was carried out during the final, desperate phase of the war, only 16 days before the fall of Saigon. • On April 18, 1989, thousands of Chinese students continue to take to the streets in Beijing to protest government policies and issue a call for greater democracy, resulting in the Tiananmen Square Massacre and thousands of protestors dead. Fear that a severe U.S. reaction to the massacre might result in a diplomatic rupture limited the official U.S. response. • On April 13, 1997, Tiger Woods wins the prestigious Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, by a record 12 strokes. It was Woods' first victory in one of golf's four major championships. He was 21 years old. © 2021 Hearst Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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EAST OF PINE HILLS
by Michele Harvey
I’ve Been Wondering
by Kiki Skagen Munshi
Brisk Walks So the goal is to walk 10,000 steps a day. Briskly. We think about it, especially the briskly part. We think about it a lot, actually, but brisk isn’t usually part of the old vocabulary. It’s more like amble or, some days, shuffle. Until we see Ben happily eating grass on the neighbor’s property. On the other side of the fence across our little road from the corral where he ought to be. Ben is a big horse but he’s a Horse with a Wiggle and he can sinuate himself through the gap in the fence between the chicken shed and barn. A gap meant to be human sized, not horse sized and we are NOT yet horse sized, thank you, though sometimes it feels like it. Enough of that. We’re on the road to the barn, there are two horses in the corral, and there is Ben looking innocently at us from the other side of the fence across the road from the corral saying, “Mommy, get me out of here so I can have breakfast.” He walks along the fence toward the woods…perhaps the fence is down up there but… no. He turns and looks at us with a redoubled “time for my oats and I’m starving!” expression. We walk briskly up to the Texas (e.g. makeshift barb wire and tree branch) gate to the neighbor’s property. Oops, wired shut since the branch broke….up to the real gate to the neighbor’s road. Locked—they come up to their cabin high in the woods on weekends and Julian isn’t what it used to be. So it’s walk further up a little hill then down the road the other side of the neighbor’s to where the fence is definitely down. Ben must have gone in there and you’d think he would put two and two together and go out the way he came in but, no, he and the CDC are determined to make us do that brisk walk. We find the gap in the fence and call Ben who comes and tries to shove us over with a grateful head, which activity he continues as he follows us, affectionate animal that he is, up that little road and down our little road and around to the door in the barn leading past the hay (oops, another stop) to the inner gate to the horse stalls where we juggle getting through the gate and dealing with three horses all wanting breakfast, one of whom hates Ben and bites him at every opportunity. Then we tie a rope across the “walk-through” meant for people. And then we think about mailing Ben to the CDC or the Mayo Clinic so he could help others with their brisk walks.
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Mckenzie Hubbel: “Does Regular Outdoor Activity Affect your Sleep Patterns” Chemical Reactions”. Our 8th grade presentations were some of the best I’ve seen since working here, and scores were at times only a quarter of a point away! 1st place tie went to both Maximus Cruz: “Angle of a Trebuchet with Force and Motion” and Ezekiel Wylie: “Which Sound has the Highest Decibels Through Walls?” 2nd place was given to Jethro Lewis: “Does Color Affect Perception?” Then 3rd place went to Mckenzie Hubbel: “Does Regular Outdoor Activity Affect your Sleep Patterns”. Some Honorable Mentions from 8th included, Chris Anaya-ashe: “Magnetism and Metals Testing” Carlo Martinez with an ingenuity award, “How to make Clean Water, Fresnel Lens or Magnifying glass?” and Wyatt Simonds: “Which Bait do Fish Prefer?”. The best out of the entire school winning Medalist went to Alison Hernandez for her project that tested if Phytoremediation (pulling toxins out of the soil) really works. Great work all of you I am very proud of everyone who completed this long term project given the circumstance of the year!
I’ve been wondering why some chickens live five years and others live to be fifteen. Yes, recently, I’ve had a lot of time on my hands to wonder about things. A few weeks ago I woke up feeling weak. It was very strange. I didn’t feel ill, just weak. As the day progressed, I became weaker until the evening. In the evening my legs didn’t work at all. It was as if they didn’t exist. I couldn’t get up from any sitting position without my husband’s help and at one point even with his help my legs were so weak that I crumbled to the floor. He asked what I wanted him to do next and I said to call 911. Well, we didn’t call 911. However, that entire day and evening were very scary for me. The next day was better for me and at the time I wasn’t really certain why. I wondered if the problem was caused by my second vaccine shot, but that had been a week and a half before, so that wasn’t an issue. A few days later I went to my regular appointment with my Neurologist. I see him about my Essential Tremors. When I told him about my scary day and evening, he told me I’m not drinking enough water. He has told me all along to drink twenty ounces of water between breakfast and lunch and then drink another twenty ounces of water between lunch and dinner. I’m not a drinker. I never have been that I can remember. Even though twenty ounces is only two and a half glasses of water between meals, it is probably as much water as I would normally drink in a week. I don’t like water and it doesn’t like me. I didn’t ever drink water successfully before my first pregnancy and then a friend taught me to mix it with fruit juice. That worked, so I was finally able to drink water, sort of. Lately I have been trying to drink more water, but apparently on that week I hadn’t even come close. I also snack until dinner, but don’t actually eat meals. My Neurologist nailed me on that too. He told me to eat breakfast every day. Ugh. Prescriptions don’t always come in pill form. I can tell you that for certain. No matter what I described as a health issue, my neurologist told me to drink more water and eat breakfast. He was very consistent and I told him so. I understand that I lost most of my core strength, meaning I lost the strength in my arms and legs when I had my shoulder replaced and was basically stationary for three months, and then when I had to have my foot elevated for three months. However, I used to be a strong woman. I built rock walls. I replaced sheetrock inside my house, laid down linoleum and stripped and revarnished the living room floor while my family was asleep. Now I am slowly rebuilding my strength, but I can’t figure out how to rebuild my energy. I’m drinking all of that water and I’m eating breakfast. Also, I exercise when I wake up and before I go to bed. I’ve been wondering if I can’t seem to get past this because of my age, and then I watched a television program about Doc Severinsen. The man is incredible. He is ninety-three years old and walks like a person half his age, or less. He goes to the gym three times each week and that keeps him limber and strong. If you don’t know who Doc Severinsen is, look him up. He is one of the best trumpet players ever and when Johnny Carson had his show, Doc was his band leader for many years. I’ve been wondering why I see weeds that already have seed heads on them. It seems like they just popped up recently and now they need mowing before they get a chance to create next year’s crop of weeds. Yes folks; it’s time to mow! I’ve been wondering about our hens. We have had them over a year. Some came to us full grown and some came to us about a week old. Initially we found blue eggs and then we also found brown eggs. We haven’t seen any blue eggs for a long time and thought that hen was perhaps finished laying eggs. However, since then, we have two Broody hens. Broody means that they sit on their eggs until (hopefully) they hatch. The hens take turns sitting on the eggs. Now they are sitting on twenty eggs including one or two from our smallest hen. Some of those eggs are blue. That’s where the blue eggs are. She didn’t quit laying them. They are just hidden from us. Meantime this past year I’ve been wondering if the hens have places around our property where they lay eggs. We let the chickens free range every day and in the evening they put themselves to bed in the chicken coop. Sure enough, my son who has a large tiger sculpture in front of his house, found a cache of eggs behind it. The hens that are not Broody have been laying about four eggs there each day. We have found different locations throughout the year, I’ve been wondering about things pretty much all of my life. This past year I’ve been wondering why people don’t wear masks or keep a safe distance from other people and then blame their city, state or federal governments for closing businesses because of spikes in the covid virus. I think of a very old saying. You Can’t Fix Stupid. I’ve been wondering for a very long time why people throw their trash on the ground. Do they think that every place pays a person to pick up trash? They would be wrong. We all need to take care of ourselves and that’s how we take care of others. I’ve been wondering if everyone in the world treated everyone else in a caring way; what a nice place we could live in. As the song said “what a wonderful place it would be.” These are my thoughts.
*** You can't just decide you want to do this or that. You have to be invited. — Prince Philip ***
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Carlo Martinez (ingenuity award); “How to make Clean Water, Fresnel Lens or Magnifying glass?”
obligations, and goals to give you a clearer picture on where you stand and what you can afford to contribute towards college. A majority of families surveyed wish more planning resources existed. If that describes you, check out the savings strategies and insights from college and personal finance experts available at collegeave.com. While funding the 2021-2022 school year may be more difficult than you previously anticipated, having a solid plan and knowing all your options can help ensure a college education remains within reach.
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Johanna (Jo) Larson
January 6, 1940 - March 14, 2021 After a long battle with Alzheimer disease, Johanna passed away in Alpine, California at the Alpine View Lodge Memory Care Clinic. She is survived by her husband, Pete Larson, of 62 years, sister Julie, her four sons and daughterin-laws, Steve and Shirley of Brookings, Oregon, Dave and Diane of Rancho San Diego, California, Scott of Woodside, California, Ken and Lily of Escondido, California, and seven grandchildren, Stephanie, Andie, Tanner, Johanna, Josh, UlIr, Thor, and great granddaughter, Isabella. Jo loved being a mother of four sons and cherished her time with her grandchildren. Jo was born in Denver, Colorado to Charles and Francis Correll on January 6, 1940. The family moved to San Diego in 1943, so her father could work at Convair as an Art Supervisor. Jo graduated from Helix High School in 1958. She worked for Santee and Lakeside School Districts. She retired as the Secretary for the Valley Center School District Superintendent. Jo raised horses, rode Dressage, she enjoyed snow skiing, quilting, and loved to travel. She ran three marathons with her friend Kristy. She loved to ride "stoker" (backseat) with her husband Pete on their tandem bicycle. Their adventures included a tandem ride through Southern France with their son Ken and daughter-in-law Lily, and friends. The following year they rode their tandems through Tuscany, Italy. They also rode tandem rallies in Oregon with their San Diego friends. When Pete and Jo moved to Julian, Jo discovered quilting and spent many hours with quilting friends. Jo joined the Julian Triangle Club where she played a "Floozie" for the annual Julian Melodrama. Jo also belonged to the Julian Women's Club and the Julian Historical Society. She enjoyed working as a Tea Server at the Julian Tea and Cottage Arts with many of her friends. Pete and family would like to thank Alpine View Lodge Memory Care staff and the Sharp Health Hospice nurses for taking excellent care of Jo during the last year of her life.
Raising Big Dreamers
Ways To Have Career Conversations With Kids
(Family Features) Pre-pandemic, Take Your Child to Work Day was an opportunity for children to peek behind the mysterious veil of "work" - to see what their parents do all day and begin to dream about the careers they might like to pursue when they grow up. For some parents, every day might feel like Take Your Child to Work Day. For others, health and safety concerns might make it impossible to bring children to their workplaces. That doesn't mean it's any less important to take some time to help your children imagine turning their passions into careers. "Children need exposure to the possibilities that exist so they can envision themselves doing what inspires them in the future," said Content Architect Rashelle Chase from KinderCare Learning Centers' education team. "Learning about different career options also helps children learn about how the world works and the different types of roles and systems that are in place to help society function." Consider these tips from the experts at KinderCare to help parents infuse some of the Take Your Child to Work Day spirit into everyday life. Expose your children to a variety of career options. Young children continued on page 8
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Chef’s Corner An Ode To Avocados I’ve been preparing, eating, reading and writing about avocados for more than a decade. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that avocados would rise to their current heights in the culinary world. Avocados are like the child you have who goes from sitting quietly in the back of the classroom making a “C” at best, to becoming the high-school valedictorian with a fullride college scholarship to Harvard. Avocados are considered a fruit. They are one of the few fruits or
vegetables that contain fat, but the fat is unsaturated and heart healthy. That healthy fat also is why avocados have such a creamy, delicious mouth-feel. California avocados are in season from spring to fall, which means they will be easier to find, better quality and more affordable during that time. Avocados are one of the produce items with the least number of pesticides, so there is no reason to buy organic. Avocados are loaded with nutrients such as dietary fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, folate and 60% more potassium per ounce than bananas. They’re also cholesterol- and sodium-free. Two tablespoons of mashed
avocado (about 1 ounce) or one-fifth of a medium avocado provides about 55 calories. To choose an avocado, squeeze it gently. It should be firm but give to slight pressure. Hard avocados are not yet ripe, but can ripen in a few days. Place the unripe avocado in a brown paper bag for two to five days. Apples or bananas can be added to the bag to shorten the process, because the gas they give off helps ripen the avocados. Ripe avocados can be stored in the refrigerator for two to three days. Always wash avocados before eating to remove any dirt or bacteria. Cut lengthwise and rotate the halves to separate. Use continued on page 11
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This realistic pottery sandwich with many ingredients looks good enough to eat. But watch out for the green frog. It’s a joke that sold at auction for more than $2,000. Sometimes modern art is hard to understand, and often it is
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meant to be a joke. David Gilhooly (1943-2013) was a successful contemporary artist who often included big or small realistic or comic frogs in his sculptures. He is known as the founder and father of the Bay Area Funk Art group in the 1960s. Although he had dozens of exhibitions and made art from papier-mache, plastic, clay and trash, he is best known for the green frogs. His most controversial sculpture is a crucified frog, now in a museum collection. Almost all his sculptures were fantasies, meant to be funny or have a satirical message. He sculpted frogs in salads, wedding cakes, pizzas, frying pans and with hats. Look carefully at this Gilhooly sculpture. It sold for $2,125, although it is only 8 inches high. Nice-looking realistic sandwich with tomato, cheese, lettuce, pickle and onion on a sesame seed bun and -- April Fool! -don't forget the bright green frog. ***
Q: What can you tell me about a Red Comet Fire Grenade salesman's kit that dates to 1943. It's complete with lightbulb shape bulbs, testimonials from users, price list, training manuals and liquids to start small fires and put them out in customers' homes. A: The Red Comet Company started in Denver in 1919. It made several different types of fire extinguishers. The glass bulbs are called grenades. Metal brackets fastened to the wall held the grenade until it was needed. When the grenade was thrown on the fire, it broke open and tried to put the fire out. The company also made heatactivated brackets with springloaded triggers that could break the glass bulb to release the liquid. Early grenades were filled with saltwater. Later, carbon tetrachloride was used. That substance was banned in 1980. The U.S. military used Red Comet fire extinguishers doing World War II. After the war, the
company hired salesmen to sell Red Comet fire grenades door-to-door. The company is in business, now in Englewood, Colorado. It no longer manufactures fire extinguishers but sells and services other brands of extinguishers and equipment. *** CURRENT PRICES Purse, quilted, black lambskin, leather strap, gold CC logo on turning closure, Chanel, 1997, 5 x 10 inches, $1,625. Star Wars, toy, action figure, Luke Skywalker, holding lightsaber, on 12-Back Card, Kenner, 1977, $1,770. Tiffany silver tray, rounded rectangle, gadrooned rim, shell and scroll corners, stirrup handles, c. 1975, 26 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches, $3,250. Coca-Cola, advertising sign, Woman on boat, holding bottle, It Cools You, cardboard, A. Loomis, 1936, wood frame, 38 x 21 inches, $6,150.
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1. Nicknamed “Mr. DeMarathon,” what Olympic bronze medalist won the
Boston Marathon seven times? 2. Which NFL defensive back finished his career with more interceptions: Rod Woodson or Charles Woodson? 3. Name the three members of the Los Angeles Dodgers who shared World Series MVP honors in 1981. 4. What World Golf Hall of Famer and South Korean native won the McDonald’s LPGA Championship tournament in 1998, 2002 and 2006? 5. The annual award presented to the best female college ice hockey player in the U.S. is named after what Princeton University hockey standout? 6. Elmer Layden, NFL commissioner from 1941-46, played fullback for what college football team? 7. Jordan “Jet” Temkin, Paul “Nurk” Nurkkala and Alex Vanover are former champions in what sports league? Answers on page 11
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tend to think of careers in terms of the kinds of jobs they see adults doing, like doctors, firefighters and teachers. Help your children discover careers that are new to them. Talk about essential workers and why they are depended on so heavily. Share details about the work your immediate and extended family members do - perhaps you could arrange a virtual call so your children can see a family member at work. Point out other kinds of workers as your child encounters them, whether that's during a walk around the neighborhood or while reading a book. Help your children imagine turning their passions into careers. Not every block builder turns into an architect. Some go into construction, some into engineering and some pursue other careers entirely. When children express an interest in a specific career or type of work, help them think about the kinds of skills they could work on now to help turn that dream into a reality. Help your children make connections between the things they like to do now and the kinds of careers that could lead to. Maybe there's an activity or volunteer experience your children could do, or a club they could join, that would help nurture that passion and expand their skillset. Break career stereotypes. Point out diverse people doing jobs as you see them in the community or in books or media - like female firefighters, male teachers or biracial female vice presidents - and talk about the diverse viewpoints and experiences each person can bring to his or her career. Be active about squashing gender stereotypes whenever you see or hear them. Encourage your children to pursue their ambitions and let them know you believe in them and their ability to succeed in whatever career they want. Help your child to see "work" and "jobs" as positive things, especially after rough days. Be honest about the struggles and successes you have in your own career. Celebrate your successes and talk with your children about how you problemsolve or persevere through tough times. Model coping skills your children can apply to their own "job" - school. It's important for children to understand one can still find fulfillment and passion in a career even if there are tough moments. For more ideas to help your children explore and expand their career dreams, visit kindercare. com.
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My puzzle is about how schools are helping to conserve. Some are built from recycled materials, and have features to save energy, such as motionactivated lights and faucets. Fill in my puzzle!
Students are “going green” to help keep the environment clean. To save paper, our homework assignments now come in daily emails. Everyone has learned what items can be recycled, and they put these into bins. Read my clues to fill in my puzzle with things kids can do to help:
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1. Hybrid cars are powered by gasoline and electricity. 2. The gas engine takes power from the battery. 3. They get fewer miles per gallon than a gasonly car. 4. Electric cars use electricity to power everything. 5. Owners can plug these cars in at home. 6. Lots of pollution is added to the air from electric cars. 7. People are hoping to have recharging stations built in parking lots of apartments, stores and train stations. 8. Wind-, water- and solar-generated electricity will allow for less pollution in the air.
Many towns are switching to this “mixed” recycling. It is a newer way to recycle paper, glass, cardboard and plastic. Using this method, we no longer separate and sort all of our recyclable items. Recycling plants are able to separate these items and recycle them into new materials.
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Cool Hybrid & Electric Cars!
What do you know about hybrid cars? These very cool cars are powered by both gas and electricity. When you are driving one fast on a highway its gasoline engine is working. This makes you move and also charges the car’s battery. Then, when you drive around town at lower speeds, the car is able to run on electricity. Hybrid cars do not need to be plugged in. They can travel 50 miles or more per gallon of gas – twice what many gas-only cars can. Companies are also coming out with cars that use electric motors to power everything. They store electricity in batteries, which are then recharged by the owner plugging the car in at home. We are starting to build stations in areas that will allow drivers to recharge their cars while traveling too. Electric cars are great because nothing comes out of their tailpipes that pollutes the air! Some people argue that the electricity these cars use may be generated by burning coal or natural gas instead of by water power or wind turbines, making them not 100% environmentally friendly. But, people are working on ways to make batteries that hold more electricity for longer driving and on technology to produce “cleaner” electricity. Maybe you will work on some of these designs someday!
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Career Conversations With Kids
The Pet Effect: Facts About The Incredible Human-Animal Bond (BPT) - Do you ever notice how fulfilled you feel when you spend time with your pet? How your pet can inspire joy while also somehow helping you feel less stressed? Or maybe you are thinking of getting a pet hoping for companionship, affection and love? These and many more positives are the result of the pet effect, also known as the humananimal bond. "Science supports that the pet effect is real for people of all ages," says PetSmart Charities President Aimee Gilbreath. "However, you don't need research to see for yourself the benefits a pet can bring a family. Adopting a pet is a life-changing experience. The human-animal bond is a profound thing and many people consider their pets members of the family and welcomingly embrace the many
positives they provide." Aimee Gilbreath, President of PetSmart Charities, shares some of the top benefits and interesting facts about the pet effect: Owning a pet has mental and physical benefits Scientific evidence supporting the emotional health advantages of pet relationships is growing. Pets and therapy animals have been shown to help alleviate stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness and social isolation. For example, a study by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Cohen Research Group found 74% of pet owners reported mental health improvements from pet ownership and 54% of pet owners reported physical health improvements from pet ownership. Pet ownership reduces U.S.
health care costs About 80 million U.S. households have pets, according to the HABRI Foundation, and that pet ownership has saved the U.S. health care system an estimated $11.7 billion. The largest savings was determined based on a lower incidence of physician office visits by pet owners as compared to nonowners. Additional savings were calculated for increased physical
activity for pet owners, such as dog owners who walk their dog five or more times a week. Pets provide security during times of stress A Purdue University study found animal-assisted therapies can help provide diversion from anxiety-inducing medical experiences, providing a sense of security, while also encouraging interaction and activity often critical for healing. Something as simple as an affectionate nuzzle or a wag of a tail from a therapy animal can decrease stress and anxiety for patients and the hospital staff. When at home, your own pet can provide a sense of security and peace to help manage stress and anxiety, too. Pets provide companionship, especially during times of isolation -
Companionship is a top reason people own pets. During times of increased isolation such as quarantine and social distancing, this is particularly important. An additional study by HABRI found that pets are part of the solution to social isolation and loneliness, a growing public health epidemic, even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 85% of respondents agree that interaction with pets help reduce loneliness and 76% agree that human-pet interactions can help address social isolation, followed by 72% who believe that humananimal interaction is good for their community. Organizations are stepping up to support pet ownership Realizing the many benefits of pet ownership, some organizations are doing their part to support the pet effect.
For example, PetSmart Charities is providing grants supporting nearly 4,000 animal welfare organizations across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to provide shelter, socialization and veterinary care to homeless pets to prepare them for adoption, as well as providing resources to help keep pets and the people that love them together. Since 2012, PetSmart Charities have committed nearly $4 million in grants to support change making local animal welfare organizations across North America. The largest savings was determined based on a lower incidence of physician office visits by pet owners as compared to non-owners.
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The Boomer Death Tax
by Jon Coupal
“OK, Boomer” is a mocking retort made by a member of the millennial generation to someone born between 1946 and 1964 – the Baby Boom generation. Like Boomers themselves, Millennials are dismissive of advice or direction from the generation that preceded them. But both Boomers and Millennials – as well as the subsequent Gen X, Y & Z – had better be prepared for what is coming courtesy of the Biden administration – a massive new tax that will hit everyone who has wishes to pass on family wealth to their children and grandchildren. And this new death tax is just one proposal of many emanating from the White House that will inflict real economic harm on the nation. Fresh from jamming through a $2 trillion Covid relief spending package – 90% of which had nothing to do with Covid relief – the Biden administration just announced another $2 trillion spending plan for “infrastructure.” Like the “American Rescue Plan,” the infrastructure bill called the “American Jobs Plan” is a grab bag of special interest spending that will financially reward those who backed the president. Only a fraction will be spent on the roads, highways and bridges that Americans actually use. Beyond the sheer wasteful spending, the more critical concern is how Biden proposes to pay for it. His initial idea is to raise the corporate tax rate to 28% and impose a global minimum tax – an idea pushed by his Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen. The folly in this was exposed by the Wall Street Journal: “Mr. Biden’s corporate tax increases will hit the middle class hard — in the value of their 401(k)s, the size of their pay packets, and what they pay for goods and services.” The Journal warned that even if the damage doesn’t show up immediately, “the corrosive impact will compound in the coming years.” Here it should be noted that Trump’s tax cuts led to the most vibrant economy in American history and record low unemployment, especially for minority groups. But for the pandemic, the positive economic consequences of pro-growth policies would have continued. Common sense suggests that we should keep those policies in place as we emerge from the government-imposed shutdown.
Instead, Biden and congressional Democrats seek to impose higher taxes on jobcreating businesses. In addition, the “Boomer Death Tax” is one that would hit families directly – a radical increase in taxes imposed on assets transferred as part of an inheritance. This would be accomplished by mostly eliminating what is known as “stepped-up basis.” Here’s the explanation: When something you own, like a stock or piece of real estate, appreciates in value, you don’t pay taxes on the appreciation until you sell it. For instance, if you bought stock 25 years ago for $5,000, and you sell that stock today for $55,000, you’ll owe capital gains tax on $50,000— the value of the stock, minus your “basis,” or what you paid for it. However, if you die while still owning the assets, your heirs receive the stock with a “step-up” in basis. Instead of the original price, the basis is the fair market value at the time of your death. This prevents families from having to sell the assets to pay the taxes. Millennials may smirk at the habits and lifestyles of Boomers, but they need to understand what is at stake here. In an article by Benefits Pro entitled “The Great Wealth Transfer: What Boomers and Their Families Need to Know” the authors point out that Boomers possess between $30 trillion and $70 trillion in wealth that could be transferred to Millennials and other subsequent generations. Biden hopes to seize a big slice of that accumulated wealth at the expense of younger generations. It is now clear that Biden’s claim that no one who makes less than $400,000 will pay more taxes under his plan is simply false. The elimination or reduction of “stepped-up basis” will hit many middle class families with unexpected capital gains taxes when the next generation inherits a home or long-held investments such as stock or mutual funds. If President Biden’s plan to go after stepped-up basis worries the average middle class family – and it should – Californians have an extra “stepped-up basis” to worry about, courtesy of the California Association of Realtors, the primary backers (and beneficiaries) of Proposition 19. continued on page 12
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Howdy From Lake Cuyamaca Climate feminists march outside international climate talks in Poland in December 2018. Credit: Greenpeace. Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is "climate feminism?" -- Jim M., Lorton, VA Climate change impacts the everyday lives of all citizens around the globe, but certain communities are disproportionately affected. Women, in particular, shoulder a disproportionate burden as they are most reliant on natural resources for their livelihoods but lack the needed resources to properly respond to climate disasters. With women representing over 70 percent of the total global population living in poverty, the United Nations estimates that 80 percent of those displaced by climate change are women. At the very core of female climate change vulnerability is the pervasiveness of patriarchy and gender hierarchies. Throughout history, women have been suppressed in politics, economics and labor, and many are forced to remain in the domestic sphere with the primary duties of raising children. Flooding, drought and other effects of climate change, such as increased heat and air pollution, can disproportionately impact women, particularly pregnant women, causing premature births, stillbirths and other problems. “[The climate crisis] grows out of a patriarchal system that is also entangled with racism, white supremacy and extractive capitalism,” says author and climate activist Katharine K. Wilkinson. And while women may be the most impacted by climate disasters, they have limited opportunities to participate in decision-making processes. Wilkinson, co-editor of a recent book of essays on climate feminism called All We Can Save, adds that the unequal impacts of climate change make it harder to achieve a “gender-equal world.” Despite historical setbacks, climate feminists have made much progress in recent years, with increased female representation in government roles and leadership positions. Today, many of our climate justice leaders are women. Youth activist Greta Thunberg has captured the attention of global leaders, demanding they take immediate action against climate change. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez developed and proposed the Green New Deal, pushing the U.S. government a step closer to recognizing the scale of our climate crisis and enacting drastic environmental policy changes. Climate feminists believe women should be leaders in the environmental movement because their experiences with institutional sexism and other inequalities resulting from the way our society is structured engender a deeper commitment to fighting for justice and equality. Additionally, women tend to prioritize making change over being in charge—and recognize the importance of nurturing a sense of community in the broader climate movement. That said, how can we help advance climate feminism? Men in positions of power can certainly change the face of climate leadership by listening to the ideas of women from diverse backgrounds—and stepping back for women to make the decisions and set the vision. Most important, women need more leadership positions in local sustainable management and development in addition to increased representation in the federal government. National climate policies that are gender-responsive can not only bring greater responsiveness to the public’s needs but also help dismantle ethnic or gender divides in the environmental field, pointing toward a more peaceful and sustainable future. CONTACTS: “What is Climate Feminism?” https://www.nrdc.org/ stories/what-climate-feminism; “The Climate Crisis is a Feminist Issue,” msmagazine.com/2019/09/26/the-climate-crisis-is-afeminist-issue/; All We Can Save, amzn.to/3uAtN5a. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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5 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Personal Technology (BPT) - People typically think of spring cleaning as a time to polish up their homes. However, spring is also a great time to evaluate if your technology is working for you and make smart choices to set you up for a successful year. Creating a smart home with Alexa and Ring can help make your life simpler, more convenient and give you peace of mind. Here
(StatePoint) What does Earth Day have to do with veterans suffering from psychological trauma brought about by their combat experience? A lot, actually. That is because one organization, Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), is busy delivering thousands of arts-and-crafts therapy kits to veterans each month, and most kits are made largely from recycled materials. The kits provide an important therapeutic benefit for veterans and active-duty military recovering from wounds, injuries and the long-term psychological effects of warfare, including post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Heal Vets kits include leatherwork, models, woodwork, jewelry, painting, needlecrafts, poster art, scrapbooks and more, and are created from materials that would have otherwise ended up in landfills. Heal Vets has been doing this work for 50 years, and commitment to environmental sustainability has become an important and growing part of its mission. “Over the last five years, we
have recycled almost one million pounds of materials,” says Joe McClain, retired Navy captain and CEO of Heal Vets. “By upcycling, we responsibly utilize numerous materials, mostly textiles, one of the biggest contributors to landfill waste in the US.” Indeed, since 2017, Heal Vets has worked with partner organizations to repurpose the extraordinary amounts of potential landfill waste, including: • 300,000 pounds of leather from airplane seats. Southwest Airlines and Arise Foundation have donated leather from airplane seats since 2018. These materials are used to make wallets, footballs, and components for moccasins, such as liners and insoles. • 55,216 pounds of tanned deer skins. The Elks, a partner since 2002, donates tanned deer skins from Elks Lodge members around the country that are used to make moccasins, wheelchair gloves, dreamcatchers, pouches and more. • 454,500 pounds of upholstery. Since 2017, La Z Boy has donated upholstery fabric that Heal Vets uses in kits to make messenger bags, oven mitts, bowl cozies
and more. • 112,416 pounds of cabinets. Since 2019, American Woodmark has donated cabinets, which have been repurposed for wood kits to make items like boxes and birdhouses. • 40,000 pounds of automobile seats. Since 2019, Magna has donated auto seats used to make purse kits. Heal Vets is seeking new partners for its dual mission of helping veterans heal and contributing to a sustainable economy. Businesses can donate materials that reduce their environmental impact and support the recovery of veterans who have served their country and need to recover fully from the visible and invisible wounds of war. To learn more about the power of craft therapy and the sustainability efforts of Heal Vets, visit healvets.org. “Earth Day has taken on a new meaning for us because it relates directly to our mission,” says McClain. “To us, sustainability means ensuring both the longterm existence of our natural resources and the well-being of the veterans we serve.”
a few tips and tricks for refreshing your technology this spring. 1. Adopt the latest & greatest smart home tech Taking care of your home can be a lot of work, as all of the little chores tend to pile up. Plus, everything from finding the remote to searching for your favorite recipe can add up over time. But with smart technology, you can cut down these tedious tasks and put more focus into things you enjoy. With a built-in smart home hub, the new Echo Show 10 is a great first step to building your dream smart home. The device moves with you, so whether you're making a video call, following a recipe or watching Netflix, multitasking will be a breeze. 2. Add even more convenience with Ring & Key By Amazon
If you're working from home, running to answer the doorbell can be a distraction and throw a wrench in your productivity. With the new Ring Video Doorbell Wired, you can feel at ease with all of its essential features like 1080p HD video, two-way talk, Advanced Motion Detection and real-time alerts. No matter where you are in your home, you'll be able to see, hear and talk with visitors through your phone or Alexa-enabled device. Plus, with Key by Amazon InGarage Delivery, you can ensure that all your packages are safe from bad weather, damage and theft. Available in over 4,000 cities, Key In-Garage Delivery provides secure, convenient and contactless package delivery inside your garage and you can track everything within the
Key by Amazon App. You can even watch the delivery live by connecting a Ring Cam. 3. Spring clean your privacy settings Smart devices can make your life easier while protecting your privacy, and Amazon makes understanding and personalizing your privacy settings easy. Give your privacy settings a refresh by saying, "Alexa, review my privacy settings," and you'll receive a link via the Alexa app directing you to helpful privacy resources. You can also visit the Alexa Privacy Hub to find howto guides and more information about your Alexa experience. Echo smart speakers are also designed with privacy in mind, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects continued on page 11
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the microphones. Echo devices with a camera also have a button that allows you to turn off both the camera and microphone, and most Echo Show devices also include a built-in shutter that allows you to easily cover the camera. Find these controls on your device today. 4. Prepare to keep your home and family safe Smart devices provide convenience, but did you know they can also provide peace of mind? Your family and home are both important and protecting the place and people you love matters. Alexa Guard Plus offers 24/7 access to an Emergency Helpline you can call with just your voice. With Guard Plus, simply say, "Alexa, call for help"
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continued from page 6 a spoon to remove the seed and scoop out the meat or peel the skin away from the fruit. Lemon juice, lime juice or white vinegar can help prevent discoloring. You can also press plastic wrap directly on the surface and then wrap to store in the refrigerator for a few days. If the surface turns brown, just cut off the top layer and eat the rest. Avocados can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, including mashed and spread on a sandwich in place of mayonnaise, or blending it with oil and vinegar to make a salad dressing. This recipe for Avocado Flat-Bread is yet another way to enjoy healthy, delicious avocados. AVOCADO FLATBREAD This Avocado Flatbread is soft, delicious and vegan. It is an easyto-make, simple bread recipe that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Sprinkle the finished flatbreads with pre-packaged Everything Bagel seasoning mix for additional flavor and texture, if desired. 1 large avocado, or 2 to 3 small avocados, ripe, peeled and pitted 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon curry powder or garam masala powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 3 tablespoons cilantro or parsley leaves, finely chopped 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour Water, as needed to moisten dough 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (to cook flatbread) 1. Using a large bowl and a fork, potato masher or a food processor, mash the avocado until smooth. Add the lemon juice, salt, pepper, curry or garam masala powder, onion powder, garlic powder, cilantro or parsley leaves, and mix well. 2. Add 1/3 cup of flour at a time to the avocado mixture and mix or process well after each
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addition. Lightly dust the counter or cutting board, and a rolling pin with flour. Knead the mixture on the counter or cutting board to form a soft, smooth dough. If the dough is too loose, add another 1/3 cup of flour. If the dough is too dry, add a tablespoon of water. 3. Cover the dough with a dish towel or plastic wrap, set aside for 15-30 minutes. Divide dough into 8 equal portions. Roll each portion into a circle or oval shape of even thickness (about 2 inches). 4. Place a heavy-bottom skillet or a griddle over medium-high heat until hot. Place one of the flatbread pieces in the dry skillet or a griddle. Press flatbread lightly with a spatula. After 5 to 7 seconds, when bubbles form on top of the flatbread and the bottom is light brown, spread a teaspoon of oil on top of the flatbread. Flip it over, cook it for another 5-7 seconds, then apply oil to the top of the flatbread, flip again, cook for the last 5-7 seconds. Transfer to a serving plate, cover to keep warm. Repeat process with remaining flatbread. 5. Freeze or store in an airtight container. Serves 8. ***
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PETITIONER: RACHEL LOUISE MEHRBERG HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: RACHEL LOUISE MEHRBERG TO: ARI RIVER MEHRBERG
PETITIONER: KILEY CHRISTINE SPRIGG HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: KILEY CHRISTINE SPRIGG TO: KILEY CHRISTINE TAYLOR
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 25 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on APRIL 27, 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 March 8, 2021. LEGAL: 08714 Publish: March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 2021
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 25 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on MAY 4, 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 March 11, 2021. LEGAL: 08720 Publish: March 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 2021
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Regarding your upcoming challenges, the Aries Lamb should very quickly size things up and allow you to make the best possible use of whatever resources you have on hand. Good luck. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You rarely blame others for missteps that worked against you. But this time you need to lay out all the facts and insist that everyone acknowledge his or her share of the mistakes. Then start again. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might want to start making vacation plans. And don't be surprised by unexpected family demands. Maintain control. Be open to suggestions, but don't get bogged down by them. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Work with both your Moon Child and Crab aspects this week to keep both your creative and your practical sides balanced. Your intuition sharpens, giving you greater insight by the middle of the week. LEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Cat finally should have all the information needed to move on with a project. If not, maybe you'll want to give everything a new and more thorough check before trying to move on. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Too much emotional pain caused by someone you can't win over as a friend? Then stop trying to do so. You have other things you need to work on this week. Go to it, and good luck. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) It's a good time to
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continued from page 9 Prior to Prop. 19, which narrowly passed in November following a selectively deceptive advertising campaign, parents and grandparents could give the family home and limited other property to the next generation without any increase in property taxes. But now, the transfer of property will almost always result in immediate reassessment to full market value. That’s a
LEGAL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2021-000010708-CU-PT-NC
Case Number: 37-2021-00011332-CU-PT-CTL
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: EYVEL MICHAEL DELGADO FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: ROSALBA ORTEGA FOR CHANGE OF NAME
PETITIONER: EYVEL MICHAEL DELGADO HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: EYVEL MICHAEL DELGADO TO: MICHAEL DELGADO
PETITIONER: ROSALBA ORTEGA HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: ROSALBA ORTEGA TO: MA ROSALBA ORTEGA
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 25 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on MAY 4, 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 March 11, 2021.
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 MAY 5, 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 March 18, 2021.
LEGAL: 08716 Publish: March 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 2021
LEGAL: 08721 Publish: March 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 2021
reassess where and how your strengths can help you build, and where your weaknesses can hinder you. Remember to build on your strongest foundation. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) That personal matter that seemed so hard to deal with should be less confusing now. Don't rush. Let things happen easily, without the risk of creating even more puzzlement. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Change continues to be a strong factor in many important areas. Keep on top of them, and you won't have to worry about losing control. A personal situation takes on a new look. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A business offer sounds intriguing. But if you don't check it out thoroughly, you could have problems. Take a set of questions with you when you attend your next meeting. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Your selfconfidence should be coming back. That's good news. But it might be a bit over the top right now, so best to let it settle down before you start making expensive decisions. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Your life, your decisions. Good enough. But be sure you have all the facts you need to put into the decisionmaker mixing bowl and hope it will come out as it should. BORN THIS WEEK: You find much of your creativity with new people who give you much to think about.
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multi-billion dollar tax hike for the children of today’s property owners. From President Biden to the Realtors, progressive interests are planning to take a big bite out of the accumulated savings and assets that parents hope to pass on to their children. Whether you’re a Boomer or not, that’s not OK. *** Jon Coupal is the president of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
NOTICES ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2021-00013586-CU-PT-NC
Case Number: 37-2021-00014587-CU-PT-CTL
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: REBECCA ANN CARSTENS FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: KELLY ANN SPRATT FOR CHANGE OF NAME
PETITIONER: REBECCA ANN CARSTENS HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: REBECCA ANN CARSTENS TO: REBECCA ANN VIRELLES
PETITIONER: KELLY ANN SPRATT HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: KELLY ANN SPRATT TO: KELLY ANN STEVENS
IT IS ORDERED that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court in Department 25 of the San Diego County Superior Court at the address shown (325 S. Melrose Dr., Vista, CA 92081) on MAY 18, 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 March 29, 2021.
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 MAY 19, 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 April 5, 2021.
LEGAL: 08723 Publish: April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021
LEGAL: 08727 Publish: April 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 2021
Case Number: 37-2021-00011012-CU-PT-CTL
AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Case Number: 37-2020-00035633-CU-PT-CTL
Case Number: 37-2021-00010570-CU-PT-CTL
Case Number: 37-2021-00014882-CU-PT-CTL
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: MINA ROSE MORALES FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: FATEMEH SADAT TAHERI HASENIN FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: ROBERT WAYNE SANDERS GOOD FOR CHANGE OF NAME
IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF: AZAR KHAZAIAN FOR CHANGE OF NAME
PETITIONER: MINA ROSE MORALES HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: MINA ROSE MORALES TO: MINA ROSE MAURNAIS
PETITIONER: FATEMEH SADAT TAHERI HASENIN HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: FATEMEH SADAT TAHERI HASENIN TO: MARJAN TAHERI
PETITIONER: ROBERT WAYNE SANDERS GOOD HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: ROBERT WAYNE SANDERS GOOD TO: ROBERT WAYNE STRIFE
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 APRIL 26, 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 March 12, 2021.
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 APRIL 26, 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 March 9, 2021.
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 MAY 19, 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 April 2, 2021.
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 MAY 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 April 6, 2021.
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME
LEGAL: 08719 Publish: March 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 2021
LEGAL: 08722 Publish: March 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 2020
LEGAL: 08726 Publish: April 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 2021
AZAR KHAZAIAN HAS FILED A PETITION FOR AN ORDER TO CHANGE NAMES FROM: AZAR KHAZAIAN TO: AZAR KHAZIAN
LEGAL: 08728 Publish: April 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 2021
Wednesday - April 14, 2021
New Tools Can Help Small Businesses Thrive While Working Remotely
(StatePoint) It’s been a challenging year for businesses of all sizes, with many companies having to quickly transition from centralized to decentralized work environments. Business leaders say that without the right tools, the new normal can put a strain on communication, collaboration and teamwork, significantly reducing productivity. “Leading effectively from afar is a real challenge,” says Amir Moussavian, the CEO of Eturi Corp. “The ability to tune into the hum and buzz of my team collaborating has always been essential.” Recognizing a missing piece of the puzzle, Moussavian and his team at Eturi, which develops cross-platform solutions for mobile devices, introduced a new app called Motiv, a mobile dashboard that delivers important productivity metrics to CEOs, managers and leaders. The tool’s reporting focuses on providing conference call activity and email summaries and integrates with Google Workspace and Microsoft 365, with many additional integrations and features slated for future release. “As all business owners know, it’s difficult to support collaboration or make informed decisions for the future of your company without up-to-date insights into what your team is doing,” says Moussavian. “That’s why we wanted to create a dashboard that essentially functions as a virtual corner office vantage point.” Moussavian stresses that although decentralized office can be challenging, the flexibility it offers employees can boost their morale and ultimately make for a happier workforce. Indeed, research shows many employees hope to continue working from home in the future. He says that tapping into these benefits while leveraging tools that facilitate remote work will be a key to success for companies as they move forward. Easily adopted by small- and medium-sized businesses, which have been underserved by existing productivity solutions, Motiv is available free for a limited time through the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. To learn more, visit motivapp.com. While many teams have not met in-person in quite some time, one thing is certain, collaboration is still as important as ever. New tools and the right mindset can help businesses modernize and thrive.
Do You Believe In These Three Common 401(K) Misconceptions? (StatePoint) If you contribute a portion of your income to a 401(k), you may think you’re all set for a comfortable retirement. Experts say it’s important to take a closer look at these savings. To help you get started, Lincoln Financial Group is breaking down three common misconceptions about saving for retirement revealed in a recent survey of U.S. employees by Lincoln Financial and CivicScience: • True or False: “Saving enough to meet the employer match is enough to keep me on track for a comfortable retirement.” This one is (most likely) false! An employer match (if offered) is a good place to start, but if you really want to make sure you have enough of a nest egg to retire when and how you want, a good rule of thumb is to save at least 10 to 15 percent of your salary. • True or False: “Paying down my student loan debt as quickly as possible is more important than saving for my retirement.” This can be true…or false, depending on your situation. While you should not delay saving for retirement, it’s a good idea to speak with a financial professional to determine how to strategize paying off debt while also planning for your future. You can also use free tools like the debt calculator found at LincolnFinancial.com to help you make a plan for paying off debt. • True or False: “I’ve thought about moving money from an old employer’s 401(k) into my current employer’s 401(k), but it seems like it would be too much of a hassle.” This one is false! While it is important to consider all options of your 401(k) platform prior to making a decision, the process for a rollover is typically very easy and brings multiple benefits. Instead of tracking investment selections, performance or statements for multiple accounts, for example, you’ll only have to monitor a single account. “While there are certainly still some misconceptions when it comes to saving for the future, the majority of those surveyed understand the importance of not delaying saving for later in their careers,” said Aaron Moore, senior vice president, Retirement Plan Client Engagement, Lincoln Financial Group. “This is cause for celebration, as delaying saving for retirement can have a significant impact on future savings. This is another reason why we are focused on working with employers to educate their employees so they can achieve the retirement they envision.” If you’re looking for more ways to help set yourself up for a financially secure future – here are three tips to keep in mind: 1. Check your account. It might sound simple, but logging in regularly (try for at least once a quarter) can help ensure you’re on track with your savings goal. Be sure to use the calculators and projection tools your retirement plan offers. 2. Update (or create) a goal. When you have a goal to work towards, research shows you’ll be more likely to increase your contributions, and therefore, increase your savings. 3. Meet with a professional. If your employer offers retirement consultants, schedule a meeting, or consider speaking with a financial professional, who can help you understand the full picture of your savings and where to focus your efforts. For more resources, tools and calculators, visit LincolnFinancial. com/retirement. A comfortable financial future is achievable with a strategy. To take stock of your retirement savings, start with your 401(k)