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Vol. 101, Issue 14 • April 4, 2013
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n Officials fear pup found resting in a La Jolla hotel chair might be part of a ‘starvation’ trend By Pat Sherman and Ashley Mackin An employee of Pantai Inn on Coast Boulevard discovered an unexpected guest lounging in a chair on the hotel’s dining patio early Tuesday morning, March 26 — a roughly 8-month-old California sea lion. “The person working here overnight saw something on the security camera, went out and saw that it was a baby sea lion,” guest services agent Veronica Covert told the La Jolla Light. “We checked the security footage and it came over (from the beach) at about 5:45 a.m. and sort of
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Mt. Soledad memorials honor Jewish chaplains, Buddhist army veteran By Pat Sherman a Jolla poet and artist Frieda L. Levinsky is grateful to be alive. Levinsky was just 8 years old when her family fled the tiny town of Belz, Ukraine (then a part of Poland) as the Nazis made their advance in September of 1939. A nun who worked on her father’s farm offered to hide her family. “My parents said absolutely not, because Hitler would find out and kill all of the people in the convent, and then he’d kill us — so we ran,” recalled Levinsky, now 81. The family fled first to Rava-Ruska, Poland (also now a part of Ukraine) where Levinsky’s mother had relatives. The Soviets then sent the family and other Jewish people to seek sanctuary in Siberia, where many died of starvation or disease, Levinsky said. “We would mix grass with flour to make pancakes,” she recalled. “We were lucky we weren’t sick enough to die, because people were dying all around us.” Though Levinsky, her brother and parents survived the Holocaust, other relatives did not. Her aunt, one of the few people to escape Auschwitz concentration camp alive, lost her mother and siblings to the genocide.
L Frieda Levinsky reflects on the service of 14 Jewish chaplains memorialized on a plaque to be installed atop Mount Soledad.
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La Jolla broker gets listing for post office Signup underway for annual young surfers contest, A22
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Elected officials and community organizers line up outside the Wall Street post office to speak about its pending sale. City Councilmember Sherri Lightner called the USPS’s recent notice a “bullheaded, bureaucratic bungling of the highest order.” Pat Sherman
By Pat Sherman As elected officials met in front of the Wall Street post office March 28 to denounce a notice by the United States Postal Service (USPS) that it is proceeding with its planned relocation of services offered there, the La Jolla Light has learned that local real estate broker Paul Lafrenz is handling the sale of the building at 1140 Wall Street. According to CBRE commercial real estate’s website, Lafrenz, a CRBE first vice-president, specializes in locating “the right project for the right buyer.”
The Save Our La Jolla Post Office Task Force is hoping that “right buyer” will be the La Historical Society or a similar community group sympathetic to preserving the historic post office — and not a private developer. San Diego Congress members Susan Davis (D-53) and Scott Peters (D-52) jointly introduced legislation that would give communities across the country (including La Jolla) the right of first refusal to purchase their post office buildings if placed on
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Creative photos filled March’s online contest
ongratulations to Doris Waldmann for winning La Jolla Light’s March online photo contest for “Most Artistic” image. Doris will receive a $100 gift card to C&H Photo for submitting “Meditation.” Thank you to everyone who participated. We’re on the giving a standing ovation to runners-up David Edwards for his “Motel Bathroom Window,” and Marc Deitz for lajollalight.com his “Taylor1.” April’s photo contest theme is “Best Planes/ Boats/Cars Photo.” Submit yours today at LaJollaLight.com/Contests to possibly win your $100 gift card to C&H Photo.
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he wisteria in bloom along the columned pergola at Vons market is a sure sign of spring on Girard Avenue. Wisteria can climb as high as 60 feet above the ground and spread out 32 feet laterally. The world’s largest known wisteria vine is in Sierra Madre, Calif., measuring more than 1 acre in size and weighing 250 tons. It was planted in 1894. — Susan DeMaggio
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Bird Rock resident upset over city’s hesitancy to repair street n Lightner to address infrastructure as part of new council committee
By Pat Sherman It has been four months since Joseph Chalmers asked the city about repairing a heavily-traveled stretch of Forward Street east of La Jolla Boulevard. Chalmers wrote to District 1 City Councilmember Sherri Lightner: “Several streets in much less need have recently been resurfaced in the Bird Rock area. … Even now cars swerve to avoids cracks and holes in the crumbling surface, creating a hazardous driving condition.” An inspection of the street by the La Jolla Light found more than five blocks of deep craters and fissures in the street. On Dec. 10, Janie Hoover, a representative from Lightner’s office, told Chalmers via e-mail that the stretch of Forward Street in question is scheduled for two different infrastructure projects — a sewer pipeline rehabilitation project to
begin in November and be completed by October 2014, and a sewer pipeline replacement project scheduled to begin August 2015 and completed by September 2016. Hoover told Chalmers the street would be evaluated for resurfacing upon completion of the projects, in 2016. Chalmers responded, “Four years Sherri seems a long Lightner time for the city to be risking a liability that could exceed the cost of resurfacing.” Though the city’s Streets Division patched several of the Forward Street potholes near a roundabout at La Jolla Hermosa Avenue, many of the worst, deepest potholes were left untouched. “It’s too bad it’s a nip and tuck, but I guess it’s better than nothing,” Chalmers told the La Jolla Light, upon learning that patches were scheduled. A representative for
Lightner’s office assured Chalmers that her office would “continue to monitor the situation to see if there are other short-term, costeffective fixes that can be implemented prior to the upcoming scheduled infrastructure projects.” A 2012 San Diego County Infrastructure Report Card prepared by the American Society of Civil Engineers downgraded San Diego’s surface transportation from a C to a D+. The city’s parks and recreation facilities also fell from a B-minus to a C. The reason the county’s surface transportation grade decreased, the report found, is “primarily due to the assumption that planned public transportation improvements are based on a 45 percent contribution from state and federal sources. Based on current economic conditions, the report says that assumption may be “overly optimistic.” “We already see the effects of reduced funding with our local roadways not being maintained (and) the condition of our highways starting to deteriorate,” the
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report states. Lightner is vice-chair of the San Diego City Council’s newly formed Infrastructure Committee. Asked to respond to a variety of questions about her work on the committee and plans for improving La Jolla’s infrastructure, her representative referred the La Jolla Light to committee Chair Mark Kersey for answers. “Council President Pro Tem Lightner, of course, will coordinate with Councilmember Kersey to ensure that the communities of
District 1, including La Jolla, will have ample opportunity to provide their input on infrastructure priorities,” Lightner representative Jennifer Davies responded, adding that it is “premature” to divulge the “specifics on which projects should be priorities in La Jolla.” Lightner also e-mailed the following: “I look forward to working with Councilmember Kersey, my committee colleagues, the mayor’s office and the community to ensure that we have a work-
able and common sense plan to begin to tackle the city’s infrastructure needs so that we can deliver the roads, parks, libraries, fire stations and other amenities that all San Diegans deserve.” The Lightner plan In a Jan. 23 memo to Kersey, Lightner said her top committee priority for 2013 is to develop a five-year capital improvement program plan, which she said should include input from the mayor, independent budget analyst, city staff, community members and other stakeholders. The plan should included deferred and routine maintenance needs, a list of unfunded and future projects and identification of viable funding sources, she said. In the memo, Lightner said that within the coming year the committee should identifying funding for the construction of the Torrey Pines Corridor Project (a top priority infrastructure project in La Jolla, according to the La Jolla Community Planning Association). n To suggest additional infrastructure repairs and needs in La Jolla, contact Sherri Lightner’s office at (619) 236-6611.
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malnourished and about 10 to 20 pounds below the weight they would normally be at this point in the first year of their lives. SeaWorld has not observed the same problem with adult sea lions, leading rescuers to believe that there is no problem with the food source, only its availability to pups. One theory is that the fish they feed on could have moved to deeper waters, Koontz said. The pups get both nutrition and hydration from the fish they eat. “It’s kind of a double-edged sword,” he said. Upon arrival at SeaWorld, the sea lions are tube-fed until they are able to eat solid fish. Once it is determined that a pup is strong enough to survive on its own, and has gained enough weight, it is placed on a transport boat and released about 10 miles off the coast, in an area where there are other sea lions or a known food source. Koontz said SeaWorld staff drew blood from the sea lion rescued at Pantai Inn and found nothing wrong with it. It is currently in stable condition at SeaWorld’s rehab facility, he said. “Our goal is never to release an animal too early,” Koontz said, noting that given the high number of sea lions currently under its care, SeaWorld would neither be prolonging or abbreviating the animals’ stay pending NOAA’s findings (Koontz said in a prior interview with the Light that it is not SeaWorld’s policy to make the animals they rescue dependent on humans). However, he said “We have no anticipation that this is going to let up anytime soon.” Pantai Inn employees said it’s believed the pup made its way up from the beach by hopping up more than 50 cement steps on the opposite side of Coast Boulevard. A representative from SeaWorld said seal lions have an amazing ability to maneuver steep rock outcroppings and other obstacles on land. A few years ago SeaWorld rescued a sea lion that had made its way inland to the parking lot of Chevy’s Mexican restaurant in Del Mar.
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he same sort of mathematical model used to predict which websites people are most apt to visit shows promise in mapping how lung cancer spreads in the human body. Employing a sophisticated system of mathematical equations known as a Markov chain model, researchers found that metastatic lung cancer does not progress in a single direction from primary tumor site to distant locations, which has been the traditional medical view. Instead, they found that cancer cell movement around the body likely occurs in more than one direction at a time. Researchers also learned that the first site to which the cells spread plays a key role in the progression of the disease. The
study showed that some parts of the body serve as “sponges” that are relatively unlikely to further spread lung cancer cells. Other areas were identified as “spreaders” for lung cancer cells. The research team includes experts from the University of Southern California , Scripps Clinic, The Scripps Research Institute, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York. The study appears in the journal Cancer Research. News release at http://bit.ly/ZRrOps Pinning down pain An international team of scientists, led by UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers, says a key protein in Schwann cells — the supporting cells of the peripheral nervous system — performs a critical, perhaps overarching, role in regulating the recovery of peripheral nerves after injury. The discovery has implications for improving the treatment of neuropathic pain, a mysterious form of chronic pain that afflicts over 100 million Americans. Neuropathic pain occurs when peripheral nerve fibers (those
outside of the brain and spinal cord) are damaged or dysfunctional, resulting in incorrect signals sent to the brain. Perceived pain sensations are frequently likened to ongoing burning, coldness, or “pins and needles.” Efforts to explain the causes and mechanisms of neuropathic pain have focused upon peripheral nerve cells themselves. The new study points to a surprisingly critical role for Schwann cells, which release a protein with signal-blocking, antiinflammatory properties. When deficient Schwann cells failed to produce this protein, impaired neurons remain impaired and acute damage may transition to become chronic damage and lasting neuropathic pain for which there is currently no effective treatment. The findings appear in the Journal of Neuroscience. News release at http://bit.ly/16YzlqP A better predictive fisheries model In the early 1940s, the California sardine fishery utterly crashed and researchers are still seeking the answer as to why. For decades the practice in ecosystem studies has
been to look at one factor at a time (such as climate change or overfishing). Unfortunately this piecemeal approach of viewing data in isolation can lead to misguided conclusions. A new study led out of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego concludes the forces behind the sardine mystery are a dynamic and interconnected moving target. They used a mathematical technique, developed at Scripps, called “convergent cross mapping” which takes multiple variables into account thus avoiding misleading, or “mirage,” determination. Mirages occur when variables spontaneously come and go or even switch from positive to negative. Ecosystems are notorious for doing this. By contrast, convergent cross mapping avoids the mirage issue by seeking evidence from dynamic linkages between factors, rather than oneto-one statistical correlations. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. News release at http:// bit.ly/10WDJUA Lynne Friedmann is a science writer based in Solana Beach.
Thursday, April 4 n Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. n Pen to Paper writing group meets, noon, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. n La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. email@example.com
Friday, April 5 n La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting, 7:15 a.m. La Jolla Marriott, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222 or LaJollaGTRotary.org
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www.lajollalight.com FROM Calendar, A6 n Kiwanis Club of La Jolla meets, noon, La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7155 Draper Ave. $15 unless attending as a member’s guest. firstname.lastname@example.org n Concert series, “Virtual Tour: A Reduced Carbon Footprint” with Mark Dresser, Michael Dessen, Myra Melford, Nicole Mitchell and Trevor Henthorn, 5 p.m. Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theatre, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. $15.50 or less. (858) 534-3448. n Opening reception for San Diego Art Prize recipients, 6:30 p.m. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872.
Saturday, April 6 n Art class with a live model (not a formal class), 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. $10. (858) 459-0831. n Seniors Computer Group, 9:30 a.m. Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St., Pacific Beach. Free for guests, $1 monthly membership. (858) 459-9065. n 35th annual Thurgood Marshall College Cultural Celebration, 10 a.m. UCSD, Thurgood Marshall College, 9500 Gilman Drive. (858) 534-4390. n Concert series, “Virtual Tour: A Reduced Carbon Footprint,” Institute of Computer Music and Technology from Zurich, noon, Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theatre, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. $15.50 or less. (858) 534-3448.
Sunday, April 7 n La Jolla Open Aire Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girard Avenue at Genter Street. (858) 454-1699. n UCSD Walking Tours, 2 p.m. Gilman Entrance to UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. RSVP: (858) 534-4414 or ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/tours n Concert series, “Virtual Tour: A Reduced Carbon Footprint,” Stony Brook University, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology, 4 p.m. Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theatre, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive. $15.50 or less. (858) 534-3448.
Monday, April 8 n Spring Break ends for schools on traditional schedules.
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n La Jolla Community Planned District Ordinance Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. email@example.com
Tuesday, April 9 n San Diego League of Women Voters meets, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 454-5019 or (858) 459-7598. n Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, noon, Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. Lunch $30. (858) 459-1850. n Hatha Chair Yoga, 12:30 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. n Development Permit Review Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@ lajollacpa.org n Let’s Knit Together, materials not provided, 6 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org n Balance Class, learn techniques to improve balance, walk safely and maximize independence, 6 p.m. Ability Rehab, 737 Pearl St., Suite 108. Free for MS Society members, $10 non-members. (858) 456-2114. n Literature lecture by Roger Chartier, “From the Writer’s Hand to the Printer’s Mind. Who is an Author in Early Modern Europe?” 6 p.m. Reception follows, UCSD Atkinson Pavilion at the Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive near Muir Lane. (858) 534-4618 n Toastmasters of La Jolla meets to help attendees improve public speaking skills, 6:30 p.m. La Jolla Firehouse YMCA, 7877 Herschel Ave. Free for guests, $78 sixmonth membership. email@example.com
Wednesday, April 10 n Kiwanis Club of Torrey Pines meets, 7:15 a.m. Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 Scenic Drive North. First two meetings free, then $15. firstname.lastname@example.org n La Jolla Village Merchant’s Association meets, 8:30 a.m. The Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave. email@example.com n Social Service League of La Jolla meets, 10:30 a.m. Darlington House, 7441 Olivetas Ave. SSL@ darlingtonhouse.com n Ico-Dance classes energizing, expressive dance classes for adults of all levels, 10:30 a.m. La Jolla YMCA Firehouse, 7877 Herschel Ave. For cost, contact (760) 5946045 or firstname.lastname@example.org
n Torrey Pines Rotary Club meets, noon, Rock Bottom Brewery, 8980 Villa La Jolla Drive. Lunch approximately $16. email@example.com n Mystery Science Theater 3000! Screens “Werewolf,” 4 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. n La Jolla Shores Association meets, 7 p.m. Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Building T-29, 8840 Biological Grade. LJSA.firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 11 n Rotary Club of La Jolla Sunrise meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. n Pen to Paper writing group meets, noon, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. n La Jolla Bar Association meets, Jacob Stein on “Asset Protection,” noon, Manhattan Restaurant at Empress Hotel, 7766 Fay Ave. No charge for guests,
$50 yearly membership. (858) 551-2440. n The James K. Binder Seminar features Roger Chartier: “Literature, Textual Criticism and Cultural History,” 2 p.m. UCSD Literature Building, Room 155, near Voigt Drive at Matthews Lane. (858) 534-3210. n La Jolla Town Council meets, 5 p.m., La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. (858) 454-1444. n An Evening of Econ, Trevor and Tim Callan, “Rallies, Rates and Real Estate … What Now?” with wine and hors d’oeuvers, 5 p.m. Callan Capital, 1250 Prospect St., Suite 1. RSVP: Clinton@ CallanCapital.com All events are free unless otherwise noted.
Cluster Foundation will host substance abuse ‘drama’ April 9 The La Jolla Cluster Foundation will host a unique presentation on the dangers of drugs and alcohol, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 in Parker Auditorium, La Jolla High School, 750 Nautilus St. The speaker (whose name will be revealed that night) is a reformed addict, who was once homeless on the streets of Los Angeles and is now an anti-drug champion, as well as a film and television actor. “His presentation will open your eyes to the reality and prevalence of drugs in our schools and in the lives our children,” organizers wrote in a press release about the event. Ticket are $5 for parents. Students and teachers may attend for free with reservations at lajollacluster.com
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Church to present parenting lecture La Jolla United Methodist Church Nursery School will host “An evening with Susie Walton,” 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at the church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. Parenting teacher Walton will discuss the keys to personal freedom, “How myths affect our family lives,” by exploring old myths and shedding light on new ideas about parenting. Tickets are $5. Child care is available for $5 per child, through Rev. Diane Davis, Children and Family Ministries director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our sales contract states the final walk through a few days before the closing is to make sure the home is in the same condition as when you bought it. I like to also think of this as a time that you might be able to meet the seller and get a little more detailed information about the house. Maybe about the sprinklers, appliance manuals, certain light switch functions, etc. Other items you might check are: 1. Had you requested any repairs and were they completed properly? Were there any warranties with the work done that you should get copies of. 2. All items that were included in the sales price are present. 3. Screens are in place. 4. No plants or shrubs have been removed from the yard. (This happened to me, I moved in a few weeks and later noticed that a lovely plant had disappeared from the side yard. The gardener told me the seller had him dig it up and put it in a pot for her.) 5. Garage door openers, common area keys, house keys, mailbox keys. How will you get these? 6. It is always wonderful if you can do the walk through after the sellers have moved out. That is not always possible though. But it is good to verify that the sellers are taking all personal items especially the old paint cans in the garage.
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FROM Post Office, A1 the market. However, whether that bill is heard at the committee level and ultimately proceeds to Congress for a vote largely depends on North County Congressmember Darrell Issa (R-49), who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform committee (which has legislative jurisdiction over the USPS). On Monday, a spokesperson for Issa and the committee told the La Jolla Light via e-mail that “Chairman Issa supports the sale of the La Jolla post office to a nonprofit entity, including one that would be willing to leaseback part of the facility to USPS, and has already informed USPS of that fact. USPS has the authority to do so under current law.” Davis and Peters told the Light last week they have both spoken with Issa about their legislation and the pending post office sale. “I think he’s got bigger plans for the postal service than just this post office, and part of that may be losing some real estate, but nothing that the community’s proposing would interfere with that,” Peters said. “He’s been fairly open in my discussions with him, but I think he’d want to see the details on this. He wants fair market value, and that’s what the community wants to offer. There really is not a fight here.” However, Davis said her office just received word from a contact at the independent U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission that the prospect for La Jolla preserving postal services on Wall Street is “discouraging.” Part of the problem, she said, is that the USPS is not actively courting or considering community input.
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How to appeal the USPS’s decision to relocate Wall Street’s postal services ■ The appeal must be postmarked by Saturday, April 6, 2013, and mailed to: Tom Samra Vice President, Facilities Facilities Implementation, Pacific Area 1300 Evans Ave., Ste. 200 San Francisco CA 94188-0200 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org “They (the USPS) wants to go forward with the (sale and downsizing) process everywhere and this kind of puts a crimp in it,” Davis told the Light. “I think the Postal Service sees the community effort as slowing down their process. If they just move forward and do what they need to do throughout the country, then, obviously, from their point of view, it’s a quicker process.
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“We think that it can be a win-win for everybody — if, obviously, they have to make the same rules for everybody.” Davis said other communities in California that have considered purchasing their post offices have contacted her office, though they’ve run into problems, “partly, I think, because they don’t have as active and involved a community (as La Jolla).” The 1934 Wall Street post office building was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. Though the designation affords the building an extra layer of protection, it is no guarantee that the building won’t be demolished, said task force Vice-chair Joe LaCava. “Ultimately the fear is that it will be sold to a private holder who will figure out a way around the historic designation and tear the building down,” LaCava said. “That would be the greatest tragedy in all of this.” Though the emphasis of the task force was to pursue negotiations with USPS, bring elected officials into those negotiations, and apply pressure in a way that builds consensus, when all other options have been exhausted, LaCava said the task force will pursue litigation as its “last recourse.” “Whether we take a collective action to pursue litigation or whether we do it as an individual (community) remains to be seen,” he said, noting that La Jolla’s suit could be strengthened by pooling information and experience with communities facing a similar loss of their post offices. LaCava said he is guardedly optimistic that the recent relocation notice mentioned that the USPS is considering leasing back a
portion of the building from the buyer to maintain postal operations there (a strategy advocated for by the task force). “We do celebrate that,” LaCava said. “However, things can change. The lease can be fairly short to give them more time to find something (else). “I take some comfort that there’s not a ‘for sale’ sign out there right now, but I’m also not unrealistic (about that possibility) that a sign could show up next week after they go through the appeal process.” During the rally, District 1 City Councilmember Sherri Lightner called the USPS’s recent notice a “bullheaded, bureaucratic bungling of the highest order.” “We have pleaded with the postal service to slow down and explore the opportunity of selling the post office to an established community group with the promise of leasing back the property at a nominal fee,” Lightner said. “Who could say no to that? Well, apparently the U.S. Postal Service can. It is so short-sided and misguided that it takes your breath away.” Peters said he would appeal of the post office’s recent action. Meanwhile, USPS cannot sell the Wall Street building until it has found a site within a one-mile radius in which to relocate Wall Street’s retail operations. “I am hopeful that (the USPS) did acknowledge what we told them a year ago, that you can’t really find another location in La Jolla that will meet your economic requirements or your space requirements,” LaCava said. “They’ve had over a year now to find it and they haven’t successfully done that.”
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Population profile n Between 100 and 300 seals haul-out at the Children’s Pool, though that number depends on the year, DeAngelis said. n About 40 pups are born each pupping season, and births typically occur on land. n DeAngelis said she suspects that during pupping season, there are more females than males at Children’s Pool. “It looks like it is just full of females and pups and a couple of odd ducks that don’t seem to have a pup. We don’t know if they are males or non-pregnant females.” n Males would be at Children’s Pool waiting to breed. When females are done nursing, they take a break to build their strength back, and then once again are ready to mate. n The amount of rest needed depends on the age of the seal. Like human babies, seal pups need more rest than juveniles and adults. Pregnant females also need more rest than when they are not pregnant. n Seals spend about half of their day resting, and seals can rest on land or in the water, so adult seals would not likely drown. In the water, they bob in the ocean with their heads above water and their noses in the air. A young seal pup that has yet to be weaned could drown if out at sea for too long, but it is not because they cannot swim or bob, but because they would lose energy and starve, DeAngelis said. Leaving Children’s Pool n When not at the Children’s Pool, seals are likely to be foraging for food. There are times when they travel to the Channel
misinformation abounds. In the interest of setting the record straight, La Jolla Light reached out to seal expert Monica DeAngelis with NOAA for all the information we could gather.
3rd of 3 Parts Islands, though it is not known how regularly they travel back and forth. n Juveniles travel further and more often for what scientists think is an exploration of their new independence, out of curiosity, or in their search for food. “We suspect juveniles would extend their range a little bit farther because they are not breeding at that time, so there is no call back to the natal site,” she said. While they typically stay within 15 miles from shore, juveniles have been known to travel more than 300 miles away. n Seals do not hold their breaths for very long or make long dives. The average recorded time is about five minutes, though the longest recorded dive (where the seal was continuously under water) was 31 minutes. n When it comes to legally moving or shooing seals away, the only statutes that justify it do not apply at Children’s Pool. Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), a person could legally shoo seals away for any of the following reasons: the health and welfare of the animal, if it’s a nuisance animal, or the safety of the human is in jeopardy. “As the owner of a boat, you can enforce a non-lethal deterrent measure to shoo it off or preclude it from hauling-out,” DeAngelis said. However, in most cases, NOAA is notified ahead of time to make sure hypothetical efforts are legal. “So we already know about it and then we ask they provide a report on how effective that was and what the problems are,” she said.
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FROM Seals, A10 Fish life at Children’s Pool n While seals eat small reef fish and squid sometimes eaten by bigger fish, retired California Fish and Game marine biologist and consultant Doyle Hannon said he would not expect Children’s Pool harbor seals to have an impact on San Diego fishing. “It may help increase fish production. Any time you harvest a stock of fish, that stock of fish tends to repopulate,” he said. “When you fish down a stock, or animals eat some of those fish, then there is a niche available and so those fish will tend to reproduce to fill that niche.” Hannon added that as long as the predator population and prey population are both at carrying capacity, the relationship is in balance. However, “If you have an overabundance of seals, then you could have overfishing, where they would be taking more than what would be sustainable, so they would drive that stock down,” he said. If the fish numbers were to increase, the predator population would eventually go up as well. It’s a very closely tied ecological relationship.” n The seals also eat more than fisherman could ever catch. People at Children’s Pool n People who unintentionally scare the seals and cause them to flush might be subject to fines or investigation. Penalties would depend on their knowledge of the area and whether the incident is reported to NOAA. “If it’s a tourist, who has no idea and who
n DeAngelis said the reason so little is known about harbor seals is that they are difficult to study. “Not impossible, just difficult,” she said, especially in an urban environment where it is hard to determine why something happened — whether weather is a factor or people, from a scientific standpoint, “It’s hard to get a good solid answer.” n The long-term effect of the seals living in urban environments is also unknown, which DeAngelis said might be a good thing. “What’s beneficial is what we don’t see. We don’t know what type of stress such close proximity might have on those animals — or what the long-term implications might be. No one has actually tracked an animal from birth to death at Children’s Pool and noted any shift.”
People crowd the Children’s Pool beach at sunset to see the harbor seals. accidentally did that, they would probably get a phone call explaining to them that this is not allowed under the law, to educate them more than punish them,” DeAngelis said. n Mark McPherson, Chief of the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health, said the safety of the water at Children’s Pool for humans is monitored regularly. When seals are present, the bacteria levels in the water almost always exceed state safety standards. This is not the case at beaches where large numbers of seals are not present. Children’s Pool seals vs. others n DeAngelis said the harbor seal population
at Children’s Pool is stable and at carrying capacity. As of today, they are not on the endangered or threatened species list. “Genetically, we don’t know what the Children’s Pool seals contribute to the seal population,” she said, adding that she doesn’t know the ramifications to California’s seal stock of removing the Children’s Pool seals from the site at which they give birth. Should the seals be removed from the Children’s Pool, they might go elsewhere over time, she posited. There are more than 1,000 miles of coastline in California. Why don’t we know more about seals?
— Please note: La Jolla Light would like to thank all the experts who contributed to this series, especially Monica DeAngelis, who returned every e-mail and was available for every phone call, taking time to answer each question to Monica DeAngelis the best of her knowledge. n To read the previous stories from La Jolla Light’s The Seal Deal series, visit lajollalight.com/la-jolla-news/seal-watch
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FROM MEMORIALS, A1 Levinskyâ€™s gratitude for her survival has taken several forms â€” in contributions to organizations such as the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, and another organization that honors so-called â€œRighteous Gentiles,â€? or non-Jews who risked their lives during the Holocaust to save Jews from execution. In her own community, Levinsky has chosen to honor those who helped save her familyâ€™s life and made similar heroic sacrifices via memorial plaques at the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial. She has dedicated granite plaques to both 33rd U.S. President Harry S. Truman and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Though only an estimated 250,000 victims of Hitlerâ€™s persecution were admitted to the United States after World War II, Levinsky credits Truman with helping her family find refuge in the U.S. â€œI said, well, he deserves my thank you,â€? Levinsky said. â€œChurchill is also why Iâ€™m here. If not for Churchill, Iâ€™d be ash. More millions of people would have been killed if Russia, the United States, Britain and France didnâ€™t stop Hitler.â€? Levinksy also purchased a plaque honoring U.S. Air Force loadmaster John Lee Levitow (1945-2000), who became the lowest-ranked service member in the Air Force to
Student connects with grandfather he never knew via volunteer service Though Bryce Matsumori never had the opportunity to meet his Grandfather, George T. Matsumori, the Francis Parker School junior found a special way to honor and forge a connection with his ancestor, who served as technical sergeant in the Korean War. Last year, the 16-year-old La Jolla resident dedicated a plaque to his grandfather at the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial, where Bryce has volunteered his services since eighth grade. Bryce e-mailed the La Jolla Light some thoughts while away competing with his schoolâ€™s robotics team. He said that upon requesting his grandfatherâ€™s military records, he learned that George Matsumori was involved in three of the 10 major battles of the Korean War. Through his volunteer work at the memorial site, Bryce said he has learned much about the government, the military, wars and the concept of honor that he wouldnâ€™t otherwise have learned in school. â€œI think more high school students studying U.S. history should receive the Medal of Honor. As a student at San Diego State University, Levinsky admired him for enlisting in the Vietnam War, while others drafted for service fled to Canada or elsewhere. â€œHe suffered 40 different shrapnel wounds saving his buddies,â€? Levinsky said. â€œHe was my hero.â€? Levinskyâ€™s most recent plaque, to be installed this week, is dedicated to the same 14 Jewish chaplains
La Jolla high school junior Bryce Matsumori dedicated this plaque to his grandfather, a Buddhist and veteran of the Korean War who loved ice cream and cigars.
spend time up on Mt. Soledad reading the plaques,â€? Bryce said. â€œI think people can learn more about wars, places, sacrifices, bravery, and honor from reading the plaques at the memorial than they can from playing a few hours of â€˜Call of Duty.â€™ I think they will walk away with a new perspective â€” and as a
who were honored two years ago at Arlington National Cemetery â€” though it took an act of Congress to make that happen. One of the 14 memorialized, Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, was part of the four â€œimmortal chaplainsâ€? aboard the USAT Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943, when it was hit with German torpedo and sank. Two Protestant and one Catholic chaplains helped Goode hand out
bonus, they can enjoy the best view of San Diego from the top of the steps.â€? Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Executive Director Joanie Miyashiro Brennan said she wishes more teachers brought students to the memorial for â€œthe best history lessons.â€? â€”Pat Sherman
life jackets as the ship slipped into the Atlantic Ocean â€” the four chaplains giving up their own lifejackets (and lives) to the last soldiers boarding lifeboats. While the faiths of the three other chaplains were memorialized with their faiths displayed atop Chaplains Hill at Arlington, Goode was memorialized only on the hillâ€™s World War II memorial, with no mention of his Jewish faith.
In 2011, a bill honoring the 14 rabbis with a memorial unanimously passed both the House and Senate. After learning about the chaplains through a calendar, Levinsky said she was moved to do something for them at home. â€œThey hold services wherever they are â€” Iraq, Afghanistan, even in remote places,â€? she said. â€œThey go to places which are very, very dangerous.â€?
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La Jolla Town Council Trustee Ramin Pourteymour is seeking a historic designation from the city for architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg’s ‘Atoll’ residence in La Jolla Farms. Courtesy
Historical Resources Board hears input on two La Jolla properties By Pat Sherman The City of San Diego’s Historical Resources Board (HRB) was presented with information about two potentially historic La Jolla properties during its March 28 meeting. The board heard a report on a single-family residence in La Jolla Farms designed by master architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg in 1971, which was completed in 1978 by La Jolla homebuilder Peter Corrente. The home’s current owner, La Jolla Town Council Trustee Ramin Pourteymour, is seeking to have the organic, free-form modern home at 9805 Blackgold Road listed as a historic resource. The structure, known as both the Thomas and Margaret Turney House (for the couple that purchased the lot in 1970) and the Atoll residence (for its coral islandlike shape), took eight years to complete, partly because the couple divorced shortly after the home was commissioned. Kellogg, a licensed contractor and relative of Frederic Law Olmsted (considered the “father of
landscape architecture”) studied at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Scottsdale. Like Wright, the 79-year-old architect’s buildings often follow the form of their natural setting. Vonn Marie May of Encinitasbased Cultural Land Planning and Research, herself a former HRB member of 10 years, presented the request to the board. Though the property is relatively new for a historic designation, May noted that the Salk Institute, completed in 1965, received a historic designation from the city in 1987. The owner is requesting a historic designation based on the home’s distinct style of architecture and the significance of the architect (Kellogg’s work in San Diego and around the world has long been feted in the world of architecture). “We’re lucky to have this guy,” said May of the East County architect. “It’s really important that his work is recognized.” May said the HRB was reluctant to grant a designation based on the home’s age, and because the material used on its roof in
ensuing years changed its color and texture. The HRB granted the La Jolla Historical Society’s request for a 30day continuance on the property. The society plans to file a letter of support for the designation before it is considered again at the HRB’s April 25 meeting.
Last chance for WindanSea cottages During the HRB’s public comment period, La Jolla Historical Society (LJHS) Preservation Committee Chair Leslie Davis read a letter contesting the planned demolition of adjoining 1930s cottages at 337 and 341 Playa del Sur in WindanSea. In late 2010, HRB staff determined that the properties had suffered a “loss of integrity,” meaning a report found too many of the structures’ original features had been altered, including the replacement of 11 of 18 windows and most of the shingle siding. Also cited in the report was the “possible addition of a cobble
The La Jolla Historical Society hopes to thwart a developer’s plans to demolish these adjoining 1930s WindanSea cottages with a lastminute appeal to the city’s Historical Resources Board. File Photo
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Luxury and style meet at Symphony Home Décor By Marti Gacioch At a store with a name like Symphony Home Décor & Design, prospective clients might expect to find only the most exquisite furnishings and fabrics available, materials that express a harmonious agreement of design and color. They will not be disappointed when visiting the new store at 7447 Girard Ave. It will exceed their expectations. In January, Symphony Mousighi debuted her store specializing in luxurious, custom soft furnishings: bedding, draperies, pillows, table runners, tablecloths, accessories and antique pieces of the highest caliber. All merchandise is elegantly showcased in the 1,370-square-foot space. “We design and manufacture sophisticated, timeless soft furnishings and we can meet every client’s needs — from the person seeking a new bedspread to someone making over their whole bedroom or their whole home,” she said. “We also have a large antiques selection, so we can provide a look that people have in mind; we have beds, chairs, lady’s desks, tables, dining tables, vases, marble and bronze statues, bone china and even a piano.” The store’s high-end fabrics, with a European flair, are primarily imported silk from Italy and France. Cotton and jacquard
Luxury in custom provisions is the speciality at Symphony Home Decor & Design on Girard Avenue. fabrics are also featured. Both the design and fabrication of all merchandise is done to the highest standards in Symphony’s San Diego workroom on Clairemont Drive. “At our workroom, we create the highest quality product; we measure and install with our in-house experienced workroom staff and licensed installation team,” Symphony said. “We are devoted to serving our clients with ease and without delay, and we stand behind our work 100-percent, for we know
that any successful business relationship is based on quality.” Married with two children, Symphony said her inspiration to open Symphony Home Décor came from her own quest for custom curtains to outfit the large windows of her newly built home. “When I began looking for fabrics, I got inspired by the patterns and the colors because they reminded me of how I grew up around fabrics,” she said. “I played hide-and-seek in my
grandmother’s house, hiding behind heavy, rich burgundy velvet curtains with silver thread trims … the scent of the fabrics as I hid behind them, and the excitement of being found, helped inspire me to create the Symphony Home Decor & Design store.” — Symphony Home Décor & Design, 7447 Girard Ave. in La Jolla, is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. (858) 454-7700. symphonyhomedecor.com
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Sunset soiree to raise funds and awareness for new charity in town Organizers behind the new charity to assist adolescents in need, A Bridge for Kids, will host a fundraiser get-to-know-you soiree, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at 5428 Moonlight Lane in La Jolla. Tiffany Torgan Philips of Harcourts Prestige Properties, is hosting the “A Bridge for Kids Kick-off Party.” She invites those interested to “Come watch the sunset, while enjoying hosted wine, beer and appetizers with friends and enter to win a two-night stay at a luxury suite in Las Vegas. All proceeds will benefit A Bridge for Kids.” To make a reservation, call Torgan Philips at (858) 459-5478 or Tammy Nance at (858) 373-8673. For more information about the charity, visit bridgeforkids.org It is based at 4445 Eastgate Mall, Suite 200 in La Jolla.
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CRIME REPORT March 24
n Assault with deadly weapon other than firearm, 6900 block La Jolla Boulevard, 1:50 a.m. n Vehicle break-in/theft, 8900 block La Jolla Scenic Way, 9 p.m.
March 25 n Petty theft, 200 block Prospect Street, 8 a.m.
n Commercial burglary, 7600 block Fay Avenue, 6:40 a.m. n Vehicle break-in/theft, 3000 block Via Alicante, 12 p.m. n Residential burglary, 8200 block Prestwick Drive, 12 p.m.
March 30 n Vehicle break-in/theft, 1200 block Muirlands Vista Way, 2:30 a.m.
March 27 n Petty theft, 8800 block Villa La Jolla Drive, 10 a.m.
n Vandalism ($400 or more), 6000 block Camino de la Costa, 11:25 p.m.
n Vehicle break-in/theft, 9000 block La Jolla Shores Drive, 1 p.m.
n Fraud, 3200 block Caminito Ameca, 7:30 a.m.
n Petty theft, 8800 block Villa La Jolla Drive, 1:45 p.m.
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he La Jolla Light and its parent company MainStreet Media join a growing list of community newspapers from across the state in asking our readers to write letters and send e-mails opposing a bill in Sacramento which, if passed, could literally put many of us out of business. Assembly Bill 642, authored by Anthony Rendon (D-Bell), proposes to permit the online publishing of public notices by allowing Internet-only entities to become “newspapers of general circulation.” Affected would be the publishing of notices of public meetings and bids, fictitious business statements, name changes, and trustee sales. Rendon, a freshman member of the state assembly, agreed to carry the legislation at the specific request of AOL (formerly known as America Online), which operates the Patch online local news sites. AOL wants the law changed so that it can steal the precious legal advertising dollars to help infuse new cash into its struggling news model. AB 642 is similar in scope to last year’s AB 1902, which died in the Assembly Judicial Committee. This new version has been assigned to the same committee for a yetto-be-scheduled hearing. Here are a few of the many reasons it
OUR view deserves the same fate: n The criteria used to establish an Internet-only entity to be the official newspaper for a community is so weak it would allow any blogger or hobbyist with a laptop, tablet or smart phone to qualify. n AB 642 requires no brick-and-mortar presence, no business office, and therefore, likely no local publisher, editors, local ad staff, no production or circulation staff. A single “regional editor” aggregating content from the worldwide Web and rewriting news created at great expense by real newspapers would qualify. n The Internet is a seek-and-find technology. Newspapers are a “push technology” dependably pushing millions of printed, published and distributed public notices into millions of households and businesses every day. Put another way, AB 642 moves published and distributed public notices from a proven, reliable method of delivery to an uncertain, experimental system requiring the public to identify, seek and find public notices. n Internet-only public notices are undependable, have no permanency; are subject to change; and susceptible to technological failure. Internet connections
fail, servers crash, links die and websites are hacked. n We find it improbable that an Internetbased “newspaper” can offer a level of service for the legal advertising dollar that includes filing a proof of publication with the court. Dale Kelly Bankhead, Deputy Chief of Staff for La Jolla local assembly member Toni Atkins (D-78th District) said Atkins has not yet had an opportunity to review the bill and does not serve on the 10-member Judiciary Committee, which will hear the bill some time next month. “If the bill is approved by the committee, she will review it when it is scheduled for a vote of the full Assembly,” Bankhead said. If you care about the public’s right to know and the financial viability of newspapers such as this one, please take a few moments within the next week to write or e-mail your opposition to AB 642. (A sample letter can be downloaded at www. pomeradonews.com) E-mail it to Bob Wieckowski, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, at assemblymember.wieckowski@assembly. ca.gov or mail to his capitol office at: Bob Wieckowski P.O. Box 942849 State Capitol Room 4016 Sacramento, CA 94249-0025
Seal camera at Children’s Pool greatly welcomed, but not new By Patrick Lee Hord ll Wildlife Biologist, Co-founder and former Executive Director of La Jolla Friends of the Seals
installed SealCam on the Lifeguard Tower summer of 2000. It quickly became the most popular Internet camera in California. People from all over the world tuned in and watched what I coined San Diego’s “unique natural treasure” — the seals. I feel fortunate to have seen the Casa Beach in a relative state of peace when it was closed to people from April 1999 to August 2004, and when visitors generally comported themselves with some degree of respect for the animals and propriety for each other. What changed is that the inherent human predisposition for mindless domination and entitlement overtook compassion, respect, and common sense. During that time, the volunteer docent program was so successful with educating visitors that complaint calls to National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) about seal harassment fell to zero only two months after our initial presence at the site. This prompted the awarding of the Environmental Hero Award from NOAA and Vice President Gore to our group. In 2007, I organized and raised funds for another Internet camera at the site. Local
GUEST COMMENTARY business, non-profit, and the Feds were signed on, but San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders slammed the door of his office on the project. This was a creative opportunity missed for education, enjoyment, protection of natural resources, and promotion of San Diego. The new seal camera has acutely brought to light what has happened at the site since an elite group of La Jollans forced the removal of the protective rope in 2004, i.e. an almost daily orchestrated campaign of intentionally scaring off the seals by clanging umbrellas and lawn chairs, staging barbeques, coaxing tourists down onto the beach, and deliberately keeping seals from returning. The only reason for present opposition to the new camera is now those same people can be seen acting ridiculous and breaking the law. Closing the beach at night can only benefit all involved, however, that, too, is opposed by the same cabal of seal haters. With over a million people a year coming to watch seals and only a small fraction of those using the beach, one has to wonder why the City and Feds have pandered to such a small interest group for so long? A unique world class wildlife viewing site has degraded into a tawdry circus for physical and verbal assaults, selling trinkets, restraining orders, spitting and urinating on others, arrests, religious and political demonstrations, Internet stalking, death threats, FBI
involvement, pepper spraying and a stun gun, law suits, millions of taxpayer dollars spent, 24/7 police, and the dissemination of much misinformation about the seals and the site. It is simply, an embarrassment. One that most San Diegans have endured not condoned. That misinformation includes the anthropomorphic oxymoron “shared use” which, in reality, has been the driver for the conflict at the site since the early 1990s. To harbor seals we are just another land-based predator, and seals mix with humans only in the minds of humans. Harbor seal survival literally depends on terrestrial haul-outs like the Casa Beach where they spend half their lives. The recent incidents beg the question that has been the elephant in the room or beach for years: Why has the Federal government refused to exercise its duty to protect the seals? I was told by the local NOAA agent that agents were instructed not to write citations. Thankfully, Mayor Filner gets this situation for what it is and is actively utilizing what tools he has to bring much needed management to the site. Let’s encourage him to call NOAA and ask them to do their job. Sadly, we have still not changed our mindset, language, and hearts to meet the desperate situation imposed on wildlife by human encroachment and pollution of their traditional habitats. At the Casa Beach, we have a unique opportunity to transcend our limited and consumptive vision of how to live in the natural world and just simply give the seals the beach. We would be better for it.
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FROM Historical Homes, A15 veneer over the chimney.” The board approved the owner’s request to demolish the cottages and re-build a duplex. The LJHS is requesting further historical consideration of the property and a full HRB review. The property was identified in a Historic Reconnaissance Survey
Report prepared for the City of San Diego in 2002. The LJHS contends that any site identified in such a report is subject to a full review by the HRB, not just staff (which previously reviewed it). Reading a prepared statement to the HRB board March 28, Davis said, in part, “it appears that the description of ‘loss of integrity’ is incorrectly applied in general to
the entire property, when in fact the beach cottage facing the street … retains significant original features, including windows, siding and a stone chimney.” She suggested the properties be considered separately. Donna Blackmond, a chemistry professor with the Scripps Research Institute and a Playa del Sur resident, spoke on behalf of a
group of Play del Sur residents concerned about the planned demolition of the cottages. Blackmond, who moved to La Jolla from London three years ago, said she had read the HRB’s preliminary report on the property, and concurred with the LJHS’s findings. “Even as a relative newcomer to La Jolla, I embrace the history of this community as it is revealed
through its architecture, its people and its culture,” she said, noting that she owned two historic structures while living in Europe. “America may have a younger past, but the richness of our past and our human need to embrace this history is no less compelling,” Blackmond said. “We cannot bring our history back once it has been destroyed.”
William G. Wilhelm 1952 – 2013
William G. Wilhelm 60, of La Jolla, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late John and Rose Marie Wilhelm on May 9, 1952, in La Jolla, California. Bill, the third of five children, graduated from the University of San Diego and California Western School of Law. After practicing law for a number of years, he became interested in the research and development for several of his father’s inventions, in addition to some of his own, namely the navigational software Micro Mariner. In 2008 he became involved with AquaLogix, a firm that manufactures fitness equipment used by many YMCA’s, gyms and also for the rehabilitation of our Wounded Warriors. He was proud to be named president of the company in 2009. Bill also continued to practice law, specializing in Business Licensing and Technology startups. In 1954, the Wilhelm family which included John, Rose Marie, Diana, Jack and Bill, moved to Majorca, Spain, for one year. Much to his parent’s delight, little Bill became quite proficient in the Mallorquin language. In later years, he continued to take advantage of “the travel bug” by enjoying trips to Costa Rica and Mexico
and hiking throughout many parts of Southern California. La Jolla, however, held a special place in his heart. To him there was nothing like the beach, be it Windansea or the Cove – he loved it all. Bill is survived by his loving wife of five years, Judy Wilhelm; his brothers and sisters, Diana Carter, Jack Wilhelm, Michele Perry and Rick Wilhelm; in addition to a number of nieces and nephews. As many of his friends can attest, once you met Bill, he was your friend forever. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the home of Bo Fellows in La Jolla. Please sign the guest book online at www.legacy.com/ obituaries/lajollalight.
Elizabeth Dickinson 1927 – 2013
Longtime La Jolla resident and San Diego Mediator and Peacemaker, Elizabeth Dickinson, died March 24, 2013, in her sleep. She was 85. Elizabeth was greatly beloved at the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), formerly San Diego Mediation Center), where she participated over a period of twenty years as a volunteer mediator, trainer and Board member. She began mediating in 1988 and over the years handled all types of cases including Superior Court personal
injury cases and eldercare cases. She was active as a mediator and board member until she was 80 years old. Elizabeth was on the selection committee of the Peacemaker Awards, and annual event honoring peacemakers in San Diego and around the country. Born Marion Elizabeth Crouch on July 10, 1927, in Pulaski, Virginia, her family moved fifty miles to the Appalachian foothill town of Marion, Virginia, when she was 11 years old. Her father managed the Virginia Lincoln Furniture Company while her mother raised Elizabeth and her older sister, Mildred. In the beginning of the seventh grade, a boy in her class named Nathan Dickinson scratched “I love you” on a protractor and passed it to her. They eventually became high school sweethearts and married in 1950. The Dickinson family moved to La Jolla in 1960 and lived in the Windansea area. Elizabeth was soon involved with the League of Women Voters and a variety of drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. She also returned to college at San Diego State, earning her degree in political science. Nathan worked for Control Data and during the 1970s and 1980s, the company posted the Dickinsons in various foreign locales including Mexico City, Mexico; Vienna, Austria; and Melbourne, Australia. They always maintained ties in La Jolla. When they returned to La Jolla in 1984, Elizabeth continued working with nonprofit and community organizations. In addition to her work with NCRC, she spent two decades on the board of the directors for Rachel’s Women’s Center, a homeless women’s shelter sponsored by Catholic Charities. She was an active member of the Democratic Party and ACLU. “She brought her whole self
to the moment, her quick mind, her wide circle of friends, her love of family, her great repertoire of lifetime stories, and her love of chocolate,” said Liz O’Brien, a past president of the NCRC. Elizabeth could often be seen walking along the La Jolla Cove wearing a yellow sweater or jacket, befriending locals and tourists alike. She is remembered for her love of her friends, grandchildren, chocolate, and her own month-long birthday celebration. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Hyslop of La Jolla; son, Nate of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Natalie Dickinson in Portland and Kate Dickinson in San Diego; and two greatgranddaughters, threeyear-old Luella and onemonth-old Zora Villaseñor, daughters of Kate Dickinson. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the La Jolla Bridge Club at the La Jolla Cove Park. Please sign the guest book online at www.legacy.com/ obituaries.lajollalight.
Rosamond Larmour Loomis 1911 – 2013
Rosamond Loomis was born February 14, 1911, in Berkeley, a small community in Norfolk, Virginia. She was the only daughter of loving and nurturing parents. Her father was a brilliant watercolorist, particularly
inspired by trains and ships. After attending local public schools, Mrs. Loomis was given a first year scholarship to attend Hollins women’s college in Roanoke, Virginia. While working her way through college Mrs. Loomis picked up many of the qualities that would shape her into the engaging educator, dedicated community leader and beloved stepmother who inspired the lives of so many. Following her Master’s studies at Radcliffe College, Mrs. Loomis served as teacher, counselor and principal. Her students included First lady Barbara Bush. In 1953 she accepted the invitation to become Head Mistress of The Bishop’s School in La Jolla. During her nine years as Head Mistress Mrs. Loomis, or Miss Larmour as she was then known, left an indelible mark on her “girls” and the school. Though she left in 1962, Mrs. Loomis has persisted in being deeply involved in Bishop’s and in the local community. Her “girls” continued to stay in contact with their beloved Head Mistress throughout the rest of her life. In 1963 Miss Larmour became Mrs. Richard Loomis and joined his family including two sons and a daughter. Her marriage to Richard Loomis introduced her to new roles as a housewife, cook, stepmother and eventually great grandmother; all of which she took on with the same keenness which marked her life and career. Richard Loomis passed away in 1994. Mrs. Richard Loomis was a role model whose guidance, inquisitive nature and enthusiasm was infectious, and during her 102 years, she helped shape many around her through example. She is missed by all the people whose lives she touched. Mrs. Loomis is survived by
her family in Virginia; her family through her husband, Mary Loomis Dorn, David Loomis and Richard Loomis, Jr.; and their extended families. Services will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 3PM in the afternoon at St James by the Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Bishop’s School, 7607 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037-4799. Please sign the guest book online at www.legacy.com/ obituaries/lajollalight.
Marc “Rogie” James Robinson 1961 – 2013
Marc James Robinson of La Jolla, California, died March 1, 2013, from an unexpected illness. Marc was born in Los Angeles, California, to Donald and Carol Robinson. During his early years he attended the Mayfield Junior School in Pasadena, California. In 1979 he graduated from La Jolla, High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in both Electrical Engineering and Economics from Stanford University in 1984. His career path included sales and marketing, advertising, executive recruiting and real estate. Most recently, he was CEO and president of Cardinal Financial Group. He will be remembered for his outgoing, friendly, and wildly adventurous spirit. He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his mother and father; sister, Romney; and his many friends and relatives. A celebration of his life will take place on 13 April, 2013. The family request that a memorial donation be made to your favorite charity. Please sign the guest book online at www.legacy.com/ obituaries/lajollalight.
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WindanSea beachfront property to be replaced by condo complex By Ashley Mackin The property at 6722 Vista Del Mar at WindanSea in La Jolla will be replaced — perhaps as early as this summer — with a new seven-unit condominium complex according to renderings on the Coldwell Banker California Moves site, as well as community planning group minutes. The current residents must be out by the end of March and were told escrow on the property closes at the end of April. Residents told the La Jolla Light they knew little about the plans and were given 60 days notice to vacate as developers were waiting for city approval and a few final permits before construction begins. The realtor would not name the buyer, who could not be reached for comment.
In August 2010, the Development Permit Review Committee approved “findings for the Coastal Development Permit, Site Development Permit for Environmentally Sensitive Lands and Map Waiver application to waive the requirements of a tentative map to demolish existing buildings (6722 Vista Del Mar) and construct seven residential condominiums on a 0.17 acre site,” per the minutes from that meeting. The following month, the Community Planning Association (CPA) accepted the DPR recommendation for approval and forwarded its recommendation to the City of San Diego. The Coldwell Banker site also states the Coastal Development Permit was approved.
Above: The property at 6722 Vista Del Mar in La Jolla will be torn down and replaced with a seven-unit condominium building.
Left: The Coldwell Banker California Moves website contains this image of what is planned for the lot.
Palm trimming on hold pending approval of city contract By Pat Sherman Following a March 7 La Jolla Light story that palm tree trimming in and around the Village had resumed, the Light has learned that the trimming is now on hold. Recent palm tree
trimming included some trees along Eads Avenue and Torrey Pines Road at the end of January, and more recently palms on West Muirlands Drive (according to La Jolla Town Council trustee Nancy Gardner).
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jury recently awarded $7.6 million to a Mission Hills man who was paralyzed after a city tree fell on him. A representative for the office of City Councilmember Sherri Lightner told community groups last fall that the city council had approved a contract to trim palms within San Diego’s public rights-of-way, including about 1,000 in Council District 1 (which includes La Jolla). One of the contractors hired to do the work, West Coast Arborists, told the Light they
had run out of money allocated for the work. Additional trimming was planned in La Jolla, including palms on Prospect Street, La Jolla Boulevard and elsewhere, pending approval of another citywide tree-trimming contract. However, Lightner’s office said March 27 that the staff-approved, five-year contract — to be considered by the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee on March 13 — was “returned to (city) staff at the mayor’s request.” That contract called for
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spending as much as $1.7 million for citywide tree maintenance in fiscal year 2013, and as much as $18.5 million for tree service between 2013 and 2018. The work, to be completed by three contractors (including West Coast Arborists), included removal, trimming, planting and inventory of trees within public rights-of-way and open spaces. Meanwhile, the Light has received inquiries from La Jollans requesting to know when palms will be trimmed in the following locations: the 300 block of Prospect Street; the 1600 block of Torrey Pines Road (across from Coast Walk); on Park Row and Belvedere Street; on Nautilus Street east of Muirlands Drive; near Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores; and on Forward Street in Bird Rock. Resident Joyce Snell said she believes the Forward Street palm hasn’t been trimmed in at least 10 years. “I had to pay someone recently to clean off my roof and yard from the palm debris,” Snell said. “I’m hoping to be on the list.” The Light has forwarded those readers’ inquires to Lightner’s office, and will follow up upon approval of the next tree-trimming contract. n To ask San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to approve treetrimming funds, call his office at (619) 236-6330.
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La Jolla High baseball to play first game at PETCO Park By Ashley Mackin The boys of La Jolla High’s Vikings baseball team will be hitting the field at 1 p.m. Friday, April 19 against Point Loma High School — oh, and the field will be the San Diego Padres’ PETCO Park. In a partnership between San Diego CIF and the Padres, 12 San Diego teams will play on the major league diamond (where a Babe Ruth “Called Shot” pose is all but guaranteed). “It’s a real generous gesture on the part of the Padres to reach out to local high school athletes and athletic departments and give them a chance to play on a Major League Baseball diamond,” said San Diego CIF representative Jim Esterbrooks. “I know the Padres have had a very strong community orientation for decades now, and this is a reflection of that. They really want to reach out to the community,” As an added incentive, those who buy a $10 ticket to the La Jolla High game will receive a free ticket to the Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game on May 3
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La Jolla High’s baseball team will get the opportunity to play ball at PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres, against Point Loma High School on April 19. Courtesy
at 7:10 p.m. To purchase tickets, contact Howard Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 857-1317 or (619) 5741888. Checks can also be made out to Howard Frank and mailed to 136 Redwood St., San Diego, CA 92103. Selected on a rotating schedule, the teams will play in accordance with their regular schedule, so if they weren’t playing at PETCO, they would still play these games at those times.
“We’re trying to touch all parts of the county and ensure that we’re not having repeat school until everybody’s had a shot,” Esterbrooks said. This will be the first time the Vikings were in the rotation, because La Jolla High and Point Loma High are the last two schools that haven’t had a chance to play. Coach Gary Frank joked that while knowing a school wouldn’t play twice until everyone has played once,
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he was still doubtful about the trip to PETCO Park. “I was very relieved when they gave us the call this year,” Frank said, adding that his team was ecstatic. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 99.99 percent of high school athletes to get to play on a big league field.” Frank said the Vikings team this year is marked with strong defense, solid pitching, and “quite a few
guys that can handle the bat pretty well.” Despite the location, the Vikings are treating this like any other game, and Coach Frank expects them to work hard, be prepared and run everything out to the best of their abilities. “San Diego County is known across the country for the level of baseball that’s played here, so you’re going to see great baseball,” by going to the event, Esterbrooks said. “It’s
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Youths will compete in different age brackets at the La Jolla Shores Menehune Surf Contest. This year’s event will take place April 20.
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Keikis to hang ten at Menehune Surf Contest By Ashley Mackin La Jolla Shores Surfing Association is accepting applications for its annual Menehune Surf Contest on April 20 at La Jolla Shores. The deadline for registration is April 13. The youth surfing contest (menehune means little person) is broken down into age brackets. Of the approximately 150 competitors, boys longboard and shortboard compete in age groups 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18, and girls long-
board and shortboard in bracket ages 7-10, 11-14 and 15-18. One registrant is a 7-yearold who cannot walk, but will surf with the help of his brother. He has medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, and will enter in the novice division. Contest Director Stephanie Hoffman said surfers will be evaluated by a panel of three judges on choice of waves, style and maneuvers. Keikis (kids), ages 6 and younger, will not be judged,
but will be allowed to participate for fun. “One of the most rewarding events to watch is the Super Menehunes, who are under 6 years old. We have surfers as young as 2 years old in this division. They all surf at one time and it is great fun to see all the little ones together,” Hoffman said, noting that one of the goals is to “host a fun, community surf contest to allow kids to compete in a friendly environment.” The other is to “gather our
surf community for an event that benefits others; we donate 100 percent of the contest proceeds to charities in the area.” This year, beneficiaries will include Natural High, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Wildcoast. Registration discounts apply to members of a middle or high school surf team, or those who enter with a team of five or more, or for surfing students in area surf camps or schools.
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Lifelong teacher, traveler Grace White likes the people and climate of La Jolla Grace White turned 100 on March 18. Ashley Mackin
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Ted Rodosovich was born to steel mill workers in northeast Ohio. Via athletics (football and boxing — he was Heavyweight Champ U.S.M.A. 1960-61), he was able to attend West Point and later graduate from The University of Cincinnati. His business and teaching career mixed. He played some pro football (1965-66 NFL Baltimore Colts and CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers) until a permanent leg injury. Now retired, the self-taught science buff is an activist touting atheism, veganism and Democratic Socialism. A longtime Poway resident, Rodosovich moved to La Jolla 12 years ago after a divorce. He has two adult children and four grandchildren. He said he is a facilitator, ambassador and mediator “for other hanger-outer local yokels late afternoons between Whole Foods and Peet’s Coffee & Tea at The Shops at La Jolla Village Square. “This quote fits us: ‘The Earth shifted on its axis and everything loose fell into Southern California,’ ” he said.
Editor’s Note: As part of La Jolla Light’s 100th publishing anniversary this year, we are featuring interviews with fellow centenarians throughout 2013. If you know a La Jollan who is 100 years old, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (858) 875-5950.
By Ashley Mackin race White may have lived in La Jolla since 1980, but the 100-year-old teacher has traveled the world and lived in towns across the United States. “I always taught school, my whole life was teaching school,” she said. White was born on her father’s farm in Joliet, Illinois on March 18, 1913. When she was young, the state bought the farm and built a prison on the land, so her family moved to Iowa, and then to Brownsville, Texas.
While in Texas, she went to a junior college to earn a teaching degree. After five years of studying, she was sent into the town to teach. “Jobs were never a problem for me,” she said. “I was lucky in my teaching career.” She earned a master’s degree at the University of Northern Colorado and taught at the demonstration school there. Though she said she enjoyed living in Colorado, her next move was to Montclair, New Jersey to teach. White
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What brought you to La Jolla? As a very successful 43-year-old Midwesterner (from Ohio) transacting investments and commodities, I looked at the senior partners in my firm and realized, “This is it?” It was 1985 and I was about to head to Naples, Florida with the (now ex) wife and kids, but after a first-time visit to my sis and her lifer Navy hubby in Chula Vista, I decided San Diego trumped the Florida skeeters and humidity. What might you add, subtract or improve in the area? Aside from getting our dog owners to pick up after Rover, I would love to see more of our area’s considerable cadre of scientists and their organizations come out as the atheists they admit to being in private. SEE 10 QUESTIONS, B9
said she couldn’t teach today, due to the lack of discipline she sees in modern students. Despite all the moving, she settled down long enough to get married. She was married to her first husband, Joe Zahrenger, for more than 20 years before he died. The two did not have any children. She continued her teaching career in New Jersey throughout her marriage.
Heath Fox (left) and Howard Singer at the ‘Paradise Lost: The Emergence of Restrictive Covenants’ exhibit at the La Jolla Historical Society. Linda Hutchison
By Linda Hutchison La Jolla emerged in the early 1900s as The Jewel by the Sea, eager to welcome visitors and new homeowners. But for many who wanted to live here, not all of The Jewel was set in shining silver or gold. For decades, theirs was an untold story, one of discrimination and exclusion. Many potential residents were not welcome here and were prevented from buying property based on their race, ethnicity or religion. To help tell this story, the La Jolla Historical Society has added more information to its current exhibit, “Home of Your Dreams: Early La Jolla 1887 through the 1920s.” Based on research and information donated by longtime La Jolla resident Howard Singer, the exhibit addition is titled, “Paradise Lost: The Emergence of Restrictive Covenants.” “After spending more than the average amount of time looking over the exhibit, I knew SEE housing EXHIBIT, B11
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as I did, that 99 percent of it lives a perpetually shunned life in its wooden storage coffin, ultimately to be inflicted on another hapless generation. Sterling flatware is the ultimate white elephant. Actually, the elephant would be less work. Now there are a few champions out there who do encourage you to use sterling every day. Life is short, they exhort! Use the good stuff! It’s not that hard if you follow a few (dozen) simple rules! Using sterling daily, for example, has the alleged benefit that you don’t have to polish it as often. In my case I hope this means never. The biggest downside I’ve found with sterling flatware is that you can’t use it on actual food. Among the comestibles that damage sterling silver are vinegar, acidic fruit juices, eggs, mayo, salad dressings, spaghetti sauces, table salt, olives, and pickles. We have enough trouble with our primary care doctor axing
the high glycemic carbs without having to eliminate whole other classifications of food based on the preferences of our flatware. There is a huge debate as to whether you can put sterling flatware in your dishwasher; most sites recommend you hand wash and dry it. If I have to hand wash all my silverware, the score would be flatware 50, Inga -10. (The bone china has made the adjustment to Cascade.) My feeling is that everybody has to give a little here, including (and especially) the flatware. For example, I quickly concluded that if you’re going to use sterling silver daily, life is too short to heed the recommendation that one count all the pieces after every use. Spoon accidentally lost in the trash? Sayonara, baby! Even the dishwasher advocates concede that you can’t let the sterling stuff touch stainless stuff in the silverware basket. Something about electrolytic reactions,
ions, pitting — bad scientific-y things. So against my better judgment, my silverware caddy now has its own DMZ with a strict nonfraternization policy on either side. How long this will actually last has already been a subject of wagers in our household. But even that’s not enough. Absolutely no lemon-scented or “citrus additives” in your dishwasher soap. It is also important to rinse sterling silverware immediately after exposure to food, preferably while still in the diner’s hands. Letting it sit on dinner plates on the kitchen counter while you watch “Dancing with the Stars” is inviting disaster. It just goes against everything I believe in (never mind a lifetime of marginal housekeeping skills) to have my life controlled by silverware. But as much as I try to ignore it, I hear it calling out to me: “Yoo hoo, Inga, we’re tarnishing out here!”
Waayyy too many sites advise that should you fail to comply with the Sterling Silver Playbook that you will have to “take the ware for repairs to a professional silversmith.” There is nothing about the term “professional silversmith” that sounds life-enhancing to me. The bottom line, of course, is what sterling flatware really requires is … servants. The Downton Abbey cast seemed to have no dearth of lackeys polishing the stuff on a regular basis. But I am determined to use my nice things, including my new sterling, and nobody is going to stop me! Even if it all looks like hell in six months. As for glassware, I’m afraid it’s strictly Crate & Barrel. Because I don’t think Fang is leaving me the Baccarat in her will. It probably couldn’t go in the dishwasher anyway. — Look for La Jolla resident Inga’s lighthearted looks at life every other week in La Jolla Light. Reach her by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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simply refuse to be defeated by sterling silverware. But so far the tally is flatware 3, Inga 0. We recently inherited a set of beautiful sterling flatware from a great aunt of Olof’s and since we had long since begun using my mother’s bone china on a daily basis, we decided to jettison the stainless and upgrade ourselves to daily sterling as well. As the L’Oreal commercial says, we’re worth it. Using the bone china has turned out to be a fabulous idea with only one minor problem: it has flowers. Olof is not a flower man. In fact, I think it may have been part of our wedding vows. (“I,Inga, promise not to subject Olof to a single flower motif on furnishings, bedding, wall coverings, throw pillows, bath tile, or
visible domestic surfaces so long as we both shall live.”) But as I pointed out to Olof, the flower pattern is usually covered by food. Now that we’ve been using it awhile, I’ve noticed the twitching has stopped. But the sterling thing has turned out to be a whole different ballgame. My much-missed long-deceased mother had beautiful sterling flatware, an exquisite set of Limoges (in addition to the wedding china that I now have), and lovely Baccarat crystal, all of which is in the possession of our younger-than-any-ofus stepmother, Fang, along with our now-deceased father’s estate. At least weekly I pray that the Limoges is leaching lead. But maybe Fang did me a favor stealing the sterling. Once Olof’s great-aunt’s flatware came into our lives, I quickly discovered how truly high maintenance it is. If you look on the Internet regarding care of sterling flatware, you will conclude,
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Accompanied by her longtime musical partner, James Lent, Victoria Martino will perform works ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th century; her lectures will juxtapose the music with visual art from the same regions and periods, and place it within its historical and cultural context. Series tickets: $108 members, $138 nonmembers Individual tickets: $20 members, $25 nonmembers www.ljathenaeum.org/lectures (858) 454-5872
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Cultures mix to serve up delicious fun at Indigo Grill By Kelley Carlson ith the rare distinction of being a non-Italian restaurant in a district known for its pizzas and pastas, Indigo Grill (a member of the Cohn Restaurant Group), stands apart from its neighbors in Little Italy, San Diego. Its décor and menu range from one extreme — the warm and culturally diverse state of Oaxaca, Mexico – to the other — the icy wilderness of Alaska. But together, the elements create a casual fine dining setting that’s playful and welcoming, a reflection of partner/Executive Chef Deborah Scott’s personality. It’s immediately obvious to passers-by, who look up to see the Indigo Grill sign with letters that “dance” like flames. Inside, the restaurant is divided into regions. To the left is the “south,” where woven walls in golden hues feature tribal masks, copper lights dangle from chains, and cultural artifacts, such as skeletons, accent the room. Moving in the opposite direction, the space gently curves and the décor begins its transition. The bar combines rich browns with cool, slate gray. A giant, partially faux coniferous tree — typically found in the cooler northern climates — greets guests at the entrance. Chairs with native symbols representing various tribes surround a community table.
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n This week’s recipe: Indigo Grill’s Jalapeño Pappardelle It’s separated from the “north” dining area by a sheet of “ice” and a totem pole. A salmon run is painted above the nearby ceviche bar. Common throughout all areas is a wood floor with a rustic, earthy tone, along with the sounds of Peruvian, Hispanic and European melodies. It’s the ceviche bar where Scott recommends that guests, especially first-timers, sit. “There’s a lot of interaction and it’s fun to watch (the behind-the-scenes activity),” she said. “You get a good feeling of what’s going on, and you get to watch all the food go by.” Patrons also get the aromatic whiff of
Indigo Grill’s ‘south’ side features tribal masks and woven walls.
The ceviche bar, in the ‘north’ section of the restaurant, provides a view of the behind-the-scenes activity.
salmon as it’s baked in the wood-fired stone oven. Those who prefer to dine outside may sit on the fully heated and enclosed patio, which features adjustable screens and views of Little Italy’s tree-lined streets. Not only does the restaurant décor contain an artistic flair, but the dishes are also visual masterpieces. It’s common for a guest to stop a server and ask to take a photo of a brilliantly colorful creation or a chocolate garnish designed to look like a dragon or serpent. “We have an amazing staff, a lot of real artists,” Scott said. The most popular item is one of the starters,
the Pipian Crusted Brie, a soft cheese that is enveloped in a nutty, earthy-flavored crust. It’s served with sweet-yet-spicy jalapeño jelly, honey-roasted garlic, grilled nopalese, mole negro and scallion flatbread. A popular soup is the Roasted Butternut Squash, an autumnal-colored concoction that incorporates cilantro pesto, roasted corn, beet puree, pepitas and creme fraiche. Scott’s personal favorite entree is the Jalapeño Cilantro Pappardelle. Other chef recommendations include the PecanCrusted Rainbow Trout, Pork Porterhouse and Pipian-Rojo Chicken Breast.
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when she receives her Meals on Wheels deliveries, “People still ask me, ‘Didn’t you used to have a dog, named Montgomery?’ ” She belonged to the La Jolla Woman’s Club and the Scripps’ Mariscos Eye Center. Her only ailment now is that she is losing her eyesight due to glaucoma. White said she can no longer watch television or read, so instead, she listens to the news on the radio and to audio books — one of few technologies she loves.
Calling them “Books for Braille,” White said they are a “godsend.” She just finished a book on George Washington. “I like mysteries, and Braille has a new machine out. They have cartridges the size of a domino … it’s wonderful.” While acknowledging the struggle of slowly losing her sight, White said she keeps a positive attitude and never worries. “I’m not a worrier; whatever happens, happens. I don’t worry,” she said. “How do you think I got to be 100?”
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White was widowed for quite some time before she started dating the man who would become her second husband, Leland M. White. He was also a traveler and a consultant to the Malaysian Water Board. The two were friends for years before they married, and White knew Leland’s first wife. The couple traveled to England, Italy, parts of Africa, and of course, Malaysia, from where they would take side trips, seemingly at random. “(Leland) would just look at the globe and say, ‘This time we’re going here,’ and point. “I enjoyed Malaysia very much. It opened my eyes to the world. They have a different religion, a different way of life, a different set of beliefs, it was just a new world.” When Leland died in 1978, White moved to La Jolla at the suggestion of her stepdaughter. “I was living in New Jersey and she said, ‘Why don’t you live in La Jolla?’ And I said, ‘Why not?’ So here I am,” White explained. It was a good suggestion, too, because White said La Jolla is her favorite of all the places she’s lived. “The climate is so lovely and people are so nice,” she said. When she initially moved to La Jolla, she lived in the Shores where she enjoyed walking her dogs, Montgomery and Chrissy, which is how everyone came to know her. She said
Pianist to perform series about Broadway music From Athenaeum Reports
Pianist Jacquelyne Silver will present a series of four musical lectures exploring the history of the Broadway musical and revealing the secrets of the hidden classical foundations of the great shows. The programs are set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. “Guests will hear Gershwin and Chopin, Cole Porter and Rachmaninoff, Sondheim and Satie, Rodgers and Tchaikovsky, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Chopin, Fritz Loewe and Brahms — all provocative pairings and a delight to the ear!” Silver said, adding her presentation will also include a few “backstage” stories of her work with some of the most splendid Broadway composers and performers. Silver has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and other major music centers
ONLY TWO PERFORMANCES LEFT! Politics, intrigue, temptation and murder abound in the story of the English saint, Thomas Becket and his martyrdom at the hands of the henchmen of King Henry II in 1170. Becket stands alone and speaks truth to power, challenging our understanding of sainthood, loyalty to country and the repercussions of it all. Based on the T.S. Eliot play. Jacquelyne Silver throughout the United States. She has collaborated with such luminaries as Leonard Bernstein, Marilyn Horne, Tony Randall and Luciano Pavarotti, to name a few. Series tickets are $48 for members or $68 for nonmembers. Individual “concerts” are $14 for members, $19 for nonmembers at (858) 454-5872 or ljathenaeum.org
April 5 and 7(m)
www.sdopera.com/main (619) 533-7000 Tickets start at $45. English translations displayed above the stage. All performances at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Free lecture for ticket holders, one hour prior to each performance, sponsored by U-T San Diego.
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Curiosity drives achievement, say Explorers Club honorees By Doris Lee McCoy If you have a yearning for adventure and exploration, one place to find it is at the Explorers Club. It is an international organization, filled with people who want to climb new mountains, dive in the deepest waters, pass over Earth’s poles, and break new records. The club’s 109th annual dinner was held on March 16 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City to honor John Glenn and Scott Carpenter (the two surviving astronauts from the Mercury Seven team), and producer/ director James Cameron. Glenn and Carpenter each received the “Legendary Explorers Medal” at the party, Cameron received the “Explorers Medal.” During the reception, the honorees were asked to name the most important trait an explorer can posses. Both Glenn and Cameron agreed it is curiosity; if one wishes to expand one’s horizons in any way, it all starts with curiosity. Jim and Mark Fowler usually bring exotic animals to the event, and it is not unusual to see a falcon flying around the top of the dining room ceiling. The Explorers Club has its headquarters in the Lowell
Annie Glenn with John Glenn in the background Thomas Building in New York City, where every floor is filled with sculptures, special club flags and pictures of members, past and present. These include Robert Perry, co-discoverer of the North Pole; Sir Earnest Shackleton, who rescued his stranded crew in Antarctica; Chuck Yeager, the first person to break the sound barrier; Sally Ride, the first woman in space; President Theodore Roosevelt; Buzz Aldrin, the second astronaut to walk on the Moon; Jane Goodall and others. John Glenn When President John F. Kennedy challenged the
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country to be the first in outer space, an elite group, the Mercury Seven, were chosen to fulfill the challenge. They were considered to be the country’s best and the
brightest. John Glenn, a retired U.S. Marine Corps pilot and a future U.S. Senator was one of those seven. He became the first American to orbit the Earth
in 1962. Those of us who witnessed this triumph remember announcer Walter Cronkite’s on-air excitement over the successful orbit. Later, after Glenn left NASA, he was elected to the Ohio Senate as a Democrat, serving for four terms. At age 77, he again flew on the shuttle Discovery, and still holds the record for being the oldest man in space. Although Glenn is now age 91, he is in great shape and strongly involved with the John and Annie Glenn School of Public Affairs at Ohio State University. Both John and Annie were born and raised in New Concord,
Ohio. (Note: John, Annie and I attended the small undergraduate school, Muskingum College, in New Concord. John has made such a mark on the college that it named the gymnasium after him.) James Cameron Academy Award-winning film director and deep-ocean pioneer James Cameron became the first person to descend to the Mariana Trench, the deepest place on Earth, on March 26, 2012. He went down below some seven miles in a single, piloted vehicle, which was co-designed with members of La Jolla’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, who were on hand to celebrate with Cameron,
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FROM Explorers Club, B6 along with the expedition’s Captain Don Walsh. Cameron is also known for his feature-film, “Titanic,” for which he won 11 Oscars. His 2009 film, “Avatar,” which earned $2.8 billion worldwide, is the only film to surpass it financially. Cameron is the founder of the Avatar Alliance Foundation, a nonprofit with a focus on studying climate change and the loss of indigenous lands and cultures. — Doris Lee McCoy, Ph.D., of La Jolla, is a longtime member of The Explorers Club and the author of several inspirational books, including “The Magic of Gross National Happiness,” “Megatraits: 12 Traits of Successful People,”
The purpose of doing passionate “sports, like mountain climbing or jungle exploration, should be to learn and grow and ultimately effect some higher personal change. It won’t happen if you compromise the process. For instance, on Everest, if before you even step on the mountain there are 30 ladders in place, 6,000 feet of fixed ropes, and you have a Sherpa in the front pulling and one in the back pushing, then you will come from the mountain the same person. You will have experinced no transformation.
— Yvon Chouinard
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San Diego French-American School has fun with Francophone Week “La Francophonie” was celebrated March 25-29 in some 50 countries around the world where nearly 200 million people speak French and share the values and traditions unique to their country. Students at San Diego French-American School, 6550 Soledad Mountain Road, also celebrated the week of French language through poetry, songs and original short stories. Elementary and middle school students shared the displays they created about the history, economy and politics of the francophone countries. In the pre-elementary school, children designed original letters to create French words. Some students could represent not just France, but other countries where French is an official language, like Senegal, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada.
San Diego French-American School sixth-grader Sonia Redon speaks about Senegal, dressed in the traditional garb of the country in Africa where her family is from. COURTESY
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Good intention becomes a nightmare in Globe’s ‘A Doll’s House’
By diana Saenger
Real-life couple Fred Arsenault and Gretchen Hall play lead roles in Henrik Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’ at The Old Globe Theatre. Henry DiRocco
hese days it’s not uncommon for married couples to keep secrets from one another. As playwright Henrik Ibsen reveals in his 1879 drama, “A Doll’s House,” secrets were also a part of marriages in those days — and when unveiled, just as grave. As the curtain rises, it’s bitter cold in Norway but Nora Helmer (Gretchen Hall) is on a Christmas high after returning home with gifts for her children and husband Torvald (Fred Arsenault). Nora is even more excited when old friend Kristine Linde (Nisi Sturgis) shows up. Nora is proud to be in a position to
help her friend get a job, using her husband’s recent promotion at the bank to see it through. The light dims on this happy-go-lucky marriage when the subject of money arises. Nora is already spending her husband’s pay raise, but Torvald warns her not to, as the money won’t appear for months and they need to spend wisely. The giddy delight Nora beams about her life begins to fade when she must face the music over what she’s already done. Years earlier, when her husband was ill, Nora forged her dead father’s signature on a loan. She has continued to borrow on the household money Torvald gives her to make small payments on the loan to the bank. Greed is an exciting element in any play and Ibsen must have been rubbing his hands together and smiling broadly when he thought up this plot. That’s because fellow banker Nils Krogstad (Richard Baird) is licking his lips at the chance to blackmail
SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013 THE MOST IMPORTANT LEG OF ANY RELAY RACE IS THE FIRST ONE. WITHOUT IT, THE TEAM NEVER CROSSES THE FINISH LINE. At Salk, we are the first step to new cures. Join us Saturday, April 13, for the inaugural 5K Walk for Salk and Explore Salk, a free community open house with lab tours. For more information, please visit: www.salk.edu/stepintodiscovery or call 858.597.0657
If you go ■ What: ‘A Doll’s House’ ■W hen: Matinees, evenings to April 21 ■ Where: The Old Globe’s Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park ■ Tickets: From $29 ■ Contact: (619) 234-5623 ■ Website: TheOldGlobe.org Nora knowing that Torvald (his contemporary) is getting a raise and he is not. The cast of “A Doll’s House” is superb. Real-life couple Hall and Arsenault bring extra chemistry to their roles, which also ups the drama factor when it appears everything about their lives as they know it is in jeopardy. Hall’s transformation from giddy housewife and mother to desperate woman worried her husband will discover her secret, make every minute of this intriguing scenario tick with intensity.
Arsenault is equally versatile in moving from a loving and passionate husband to Nora’s worse nightmare when the facts of what she’s done are revealed to his horror and perceived shame. Tensions increase when Nora learns her husband wants to fire Krogstad from his job. She knows Krogstad will reveal all if she can’t save his job at the bank. She begins to seek help from her friend Dr. Rank (Jack Koenig) but when he starts to come on to her, she can’t seem to find a way out of her dilemma. Back in the day, some audiences thought Ibsen’s surprising end to the play was inappropriate, however, he maintained it should be presented just as he wrote it. Adapted by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt, and directed by Brandt, the world premiere adaptation of “A Doll’s House” is part of the Globe’s Classics Up Close series. It’s well worth the price of a ticket, then you can have your own thoughts about the ending.
www.lajollalight.com FROM 10 QUESTIONS, B1 Why? A recent university study disclosed that we taxpayers are handing out at least $71,000,000,000 per year in religious exemptions. A minimum, mind you. It could be double or triple that given more data transparency. Instead of subsidizing the “edifice complexes” to nonexistent deities worshipped by those who then intrude on the workings of governments and the lives of individuals, our tax revenues could significantly be better applied to more worthwhile projects — like getting us humans out there colonizing other hunks of rock in the galaxy; thus vastly improving our survival by not having all of our money down on one piece of real estate. (To add insult to injury by upping the handouts even more, the U.S. Congress, our new rep included, just passed HR-592 (Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013) by a wide margin.
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If you hosted a dinner party for eight, whom (living or deceased) would you invite? My invitees would include entrepreneur Elon Musk; my maternal Slovak grandparents (they died before I could see them); Nikola Tesla and Mileva Maric Einstein (both from my paternal Serbian lineage); Pancho Villa; Lucretius; and, for laughs, Pope Joan.
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What are you currently reading? “Russka,” “String Theory for Dummies,” and “The Swerve.” What is it you most dislike? a) Apathy, when it comes to interest in and informing oneself for voting; b) People who let “prescriptors” (not drugs) define their lives for them, especially with silly ideas about the supernatural. What is your most-prized possession? IMO, the Buddhists have it right. It’s OK to love someone, something, but don’t become attached because time and matter are fleeting. So, the fact that I have for 70+ years been able to rise (mostly) clear headed and sally forth to meet the day is truly a prize! What do you do for fun? Learn, discuss, debate. What is your philosophy of life? “To thine own self be true.” “Know thyself.” “Show me the damn evidence!” and “Carpe piso mojado.” What would be your dream vacation? A long-enough visit to the Nordic Scandinavian countries to vacuum up their approach to government, economics and politics.
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Kiwanis salute La Jollan Sherry Ahern for years of commmunity service La Jolla Kiwanis Club recently honored volunter Sherry Ahern, first vice-president of the La Jolla Community Center, with its 2013 Service Award. “Sherry’s energy and passion for helping others is an inspiration to all of us,” said Ruth Yansick, Community Center Board CEO. “Her enthusiasm is only matched by her incredible energy.” Chartered in 1925, La Jolla Kiwanis Club raises more than $200,000 annually through the La Jolla Half Marathon and other benefits, which it dispenses to many charities, most youth-oriented. The group meets Fridays for lunch at La Jolla Presbyterian Church. Ahern was born in Detroit and moved with her family to San Diego in 1960. She attended San Diego State University where she majored in political science. She met her husband, Kevin, in La Jolla in 1985, where they have lived and raised their children, Brianna and Brendan. Ahern’s credo of community service dates back to age 10, when she said she enlisted her friends to put on shows at the Hebrew Home for the Aged, where her grandmother, Alice, was a resident. She was a full-time volunteer for the Helen Woodward Animal Center for 10 years. With her foundation she created The Fling, its yearly gala, where she became the head of underwriting. This gala has raised millions of dollars and continues to succeed. Ahern joined the board of Friends of La
Jolla Elementary (the non-profit foundation of the school) 21 years ago. Most notably, she established the La Jolla Open Aire Farmers Market in 1998, which has grown to be the largest in San Diego County, and has raised more than $2 million for programs at the school. Upon learning her son had diabetes, Ahern joined the development board of the Whittier Institute for Diabetes. For the next 10 years, she was the auction chair for its fundraiser, working to raise money for research toward the cure of type 1 diabetes. She and her husband are on the board of the Pediatric Diabetes Research Center, and the Diabetes Research Center. In 2001, Ahern was elected a La Jolla Town Council trustee, where she served the community for three years. In 2008, she joined the founding board of the La Jolla Community Center and helped create the first adult center in the area. Also in 2008, she founded the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, a juried art show in downtown La Jolla with all proceeds going to La Jolla Elementary, Bird Rock Elementary, Torrey Pines Elementary and Muirlands Middle schools. In April 2012, she was honored with City of Hope’s Mother of the Year Award. On March 8, Ahern and fellow La Jollan, Kathryn Stephens, received the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Women of Dedication Award. — Nancy Walters
www.lajollalight.com FROM HOUSING EXHIBIT, B1 something was lacking,” explained Singer, who is a trustee of the La Jolla Town Council. After hearing the Historical Society’s Executive Director Heath Fox speak at a luncheon, Singer approached him with the idea of adding the information that for many minorities, early La Jolla was not offering them their dream homes, or any homes. “If this is a report on La Jolla’s past, the way things were has to be here,” Singer said. The “Paradise Lost” display is located near the Houses & Architecture section of the current exhibit and consists of three panels. The first panel illustrates a typical exclusionary covenant from a 1917 property deed. The second panel offers a brief history of the emergence and eventual decline of the discrimination that prevented non-whites from buying homes in La Jolla. It refers to local historian Mary Ellen Stratthaus, who wrote a long report in 1996 for the American Jewish Historical Society called “Flaw in the Jewel: Housing Discrimination Against Jews in La Jolla, California.” The third panel contains early advertising brochures La Jolla realtors used to lure potential buyers while also assuring them that La Jolla property Restrictions and Improvements included “the restriction of ownership or residence to members of the Caucasian Race.” (At this time, Jews were considered non-white.) The racial and religious discrimination that emerged in La Jolla’s early period, to some extent, reflected attitudes throughout the country and the world (especially antiSemitism and segregation), but in other ways spoke to the exclusivity of La Jolla. The “La Jolla Covenant” or “Gentleman’s Agreement” was a protected code of conduct that allowed for non-whites to be restricted from buying homes, joining country clubs, and owning businesses in La Jolla. The real estate agents carried out these covenants by banning For Sale signs on front lawns, keeping sales hidden, and by displaying special cards on their dashboards warning sellers that their customer was Jewish.
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If you go ■ What: ‘Home of Your Dreams: Early La Jolla 1887-1920s’ ■ When: Noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday to May 19 ■ Where: La Jolla Historical Society’s Wisteria Cottage, 780 Prospect St. ■ Admission: Free ■ Contact: (858) 459-5335 ■ Website: lajollahistory.org
Sellers would leave their porch lights on if they didn’t want non-white buyers. In 1948, the Supreme Court ruled such covenants unenforceable (Shelley v. Kraemer), but the practice continued well into the 1960s. It was the formation of UC San Diego under renowned scientist Roger Revelle (1909-1991) that helped put an end to housing discrimination in La Jolla. As Revelle explained in an interview for the 25th anniversary of UCSD, “I said, and consistently said it always, from 1950 on, you can’t have a university without having Jewish professors. The Real Estate Broker’s Association and their supporters in La Jolla had to make up their minds whether they wanted a university or an anti-Semitic covenant. You couldn’t have both.” Now La Jolla is approximately 30 percent Jewish, with a thriving Jewish community, one of the largest in San Diego, including three synagogues. “We are glad Howard brought this to the Historical Society,” Fox said. “The name of the exhibit comes from the same brochures that contain these discriminatory policies. “We are an educational institution, so we need to provide continuity with the past and show how it affects society so we can think about our social practices, attitudes and values.”
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UCSD Open House UC San Diego invites families to Triton Day on campus, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6. A presentation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Prebys Concert Hall will tackle timelines, requirements, college tests, the application process and financial aid. Free. Schedule: (858) 534-6862. tritonday.ucsd.edu
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Exhibit Toasts Craft Brews San Diego History Center premieres “Bottled & Kegged: San Diego’s Craft Brew Culture,” April 5 to Jan. 20, 2014 at 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park. The exhibition traces San Diego’s early brewing history and the recent resurgence that has made local craf beer one of the region’s most successful and beloved exports. “Bottled & Kegged” features many interactive components, including a 500-gallon brew house, a hop smelling-and-touching station, a guess-the-glass game, a brew history timeline and much more. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Tickets: $6. (619) 232-6203. sandiegohistory.org/beer
Remembering the Holocaust Jewish Federation of San Diego County will present a 90-minute Holocaust commemoration (Yom Hashoah) 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, in the Garfield Theater at the Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. This commemoration has been held in San Diego for more than three decades. Last year was the largest in the United States, with more than 700 people in attendance. The 2013 theme is “Remember, Honor and Teach: Children of the Holocaust.” Free. (858) 737-7138.
Harpsichord Concert 18th century impressions of Egyptians, the Chinese, Incas, savages and other archetypes will be brought to life by stellar harpsichordist Christophe Rousset (pictured) in an exotic journey of pieces by François Couperin and Jean-Phillippe Rameau for the San Diego Early Music Society, 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at the TSRI Auditorium, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Tickets: $18-$35. (619) 291-8246. sdems.org
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Music Meets History Series Violinist Victoria Martino (pictured) returns to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for a Monday lecture/ concert series, 7:30 p.m. April 8, 15, 22 and 29, at 1008 Wall St. Accompanied by James Lent, she will perform works from the Renaissance to the 20th century, juxtaposing the music with visual art from the same regions and periods to place it within its historical and cultural context. Each concert: $20 members/$25 nonmembers. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org
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La Jolla’s Gems of the week
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“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” — Sophia Loren
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Film to Ponder The Hemlock Society of San Diego hosts a screening of the 1983 film, “Right of Way,” starring Jimmy Stewart and Bette Davis as an older couple who decide to die together. It has its lighter moments. Discussion follows. 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Free. (619) 233-4418. lajollalibrary.org
ArtPower! Presents Sung in English, “The Island” is a moving and highly existential parable that engages the audience in a surrealist musical-theatre journey. Presented by Romanian singer/songwriter Ada Milea and violinist Alex Balanescu, it was inspired by the Robinson Crusoe story, but with an improbable twist, as retold by Romanian surrealist poet Gellu Naum, 8 p.m., Thursday, April 11, The Loft at UCSD. ArtTalks! postperformance chat. Tickets: $18-$30. (858) 534- 8497. artpower.ucsd.edu
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Walking Tours La Jolla Historical Society volunteers will host 90-minute 1.5mile walking tours in the Village, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13 and April 27, leaving from Wisteria Cottage at the corner of Prospect Street and Eads Avenue. The narrated, brisk walks (with some hills) proceed to 15 stops. Tickets: $10. Reservations: (858) 480-6424.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reruns of the 1980s classic movie-riffing TV show will replay at Riford Library, 4 p.m. second Wednesdays of the month. See “Warewolf,” April 10 in the community room at 7555 Draper Ave. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org
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Dani Grady (center), a Susan G. Komen survivor of the year and SK Institute board member, gives an emotional thank you to Lynn Krant and Stephen Krant.
Janet Pinterits and speaker Sherry Frantz
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Breast cancer survivors gather at spa’s closing salute to them By Ashley Mackin he SK Sanctuary in Bird Rock held its final spa night for breast cancer survivors on March 26, just days before the spa closed its doors for good on March 30. The monthly spa nights have been a tradition since April 2001, when plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Krant began offering free spa treatments to the patients for whom he performed breast reconstruction surgery. The facility is closing after a collective decision to sell the building and consolidate the SK Institute. Under the umbrella of the nonprofit SK Institute, which also oversees Krant’s nearby clinic, the spa was designed to offer a wholebody care experience. “It’s about nurturing the soul and wellness of the patients, not just treating the body,” he said. The gatherings also offered a chance for patients and survivors to come together, share stories and have a sense of community. For their final celebration, they did just that. Several speakers in the breast cancer community thanked Dr. Krant and his wife, Lynn, including a longtime survivor, a representative from a breast cancer awareness organization, a male survivor, a patient just completing treatment and others. As SK Institute board member Dani Grady walked up to speak, she pulled ribbons and decorations out of her bra — which she apparently uses instead of pockets — joking that when you’ve had a mastectomy, always wear an animal print bra. “We know what it’s like to have a really bad day, we know what it’s like to breathe hard and not know what the next thing we’re going to do is. We also know what it’s like to wonder who cares,” she said. “The gift Lynn and Dr. Krant (gave) us was to know that people really care.” Grady then wrapped the long pink ribbon from her bra around Lynn Krant and red heart decorations around Dr. Krant. Despite Kleenex being passed around, several people made the crowd laugh, as if they were all in on one big inside joke. For example, Channel 10 anchor Bill Griffith, representing the male survivor population, explained what happened when someone asked to see a photo of his mastectomy. “I said, it kind of looks like this,” squeezing one eye shut in a tight wink. “After a double mastectomy, it looks like this,” he said, squeezing both eyes tight (Dr. Krant sometimes refers to a mastectomy scar as the wink).
Joanna Baker awaits getting her hair washed and cut at the final SK Sanctuary spa night.
Rebecca Reed, who has been in remission for seven months, gets a pedicure.
Helen Knoll Foundation founder Laura Knoll shares a memory of her late mother.
Channel 10 anchor and breast cancer survivor Bill Griffith offers his perspective.
Returning to seriousness, Griffith said, “My definition of love is doing something for somebody with no expectation of getting anything back. These folks have no expectation of getting anything in return.” In addition to sharing stories, the spa nights also provided education about resources and services. On this night, Laura Knoll, founder of the Helen Knoll Foundation, shared memories of her late mother, for whom the foundation is named, and explained what it does. After her mother was diagnosed at age 35, Knoll said her mother was offered a free massage through her insurance company. “I just remember how special an experience it was for her … for this 30 minutes, she felt beautiful and felt like people cared about her and that she was important and that she mattered and people were willing to give their time and practice to her. I can’t image how much it has meant to the 4,000 people you’ve helped here,” she said. After fighting cancer for 10 years, Helen Knoll died in 2006. In lieu of flowers, the family requested monetary donations go toward a cause that may have helped her or other younger women with early detection screenings. Finding none, they decided to
start their own. Knoll cited the statistic that every 30 minutes a woman under the age of 40 is diagnosed with breast cancer. So the Helen Knoll Foundation shows women ages 18-40 the different screenings available and risk factors. Information about the foundation can be found at HelenKnollFoundation.org Other statistics show that one in eight women over age 70 will be diagnosed with breast cancer. One of those women was Sherry Frantz, whose comments closed the event, She was diagnosed at age 70 in August 2012. After detailing how she found out she had breast cancer and the weeks of tests and appointments that followed, she focused her speech on how she heals. “We all have to take something out of each day to enjoy … no matter what is going on,” Frantz said. As to how she does that, she used the quote Rose Kennedy gave after a reporter asked her how she coped following the assassinations of her two sons (former president John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy): “Birds sing after a storm, don’t they? Following the speeches, patients were treated to manicures, pedicures, haircuts, makeup lessons, massages and facials.
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Jewish Federation thanks supporters with evening of art
he Jewish Federation of San Diego County hosted a Major Gifts Cocktail Reception on March 19 at the La Jolla home of Joan and Irwin Jacobs. About 100 of the community’s most generous givers received a tour of the Jacobs’ art collection, along with an update from Michael Siegal, board chair for the Jewish Federations of North America.
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In gallops the King of Condiments, hurray for horseradish!
Kitchen Shrink By Catharine L. Kaufman
s a little girl, I hovered around the kitchen after school, especially when my beloved grandma, a governess and trained chef, came over to give my mom cooking lessons. Grandma Eva was one of those old-school European cooks who made everything painstakingly from scratch. One afternoon she warned me to steer clear and go outside and play, as this particular lesson was going to be a teary-eyed one. More curious than ever, I stood my ground and sat safely in a corner out of harm’s way as grandma started shredding this knarly, knobby tubular root until her knuckles practically bled. True to her
warning, her eyes welled up with tears and stung like crazy even several minutes after she finished her prep work. Decades later, horseradish has become the King of Condiments, enlivening holiday tables and everyday meals. Here’s a primer to guide you through the horseradish world. Root of the Root This ancient root is a member of the mustard family (and first cousin to wasabi). It has been used for culinary, medicinal and ritual purposes since Biblical times (the original bitter herb used on the Passover Seder table to remind Jews of their enslavement under Pharaoh). No country holds a solid claim to the origins of horseradish, although it is possibly from Asia, Germany or the Mediterranean. Ancient Greeks and Egyptians prized sexy and soothing horseradish as a balm for backaches, a syrup to quiet coughs and an aphrodisiac to jump-start the romantic wiring. Horseradish spread to
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epart from the summer camp norm and give your youngsters a crash course in contemporary art as they paint, sculpt, print, and draw their way through the summer at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s seaside La Jolla location. Campers will learn about artwork featured in the Museum’s exhibitions, explore the outdoor Sculpture Garden, and create artwork in a variety of mediums. The week culminates in a showcase event featuring the campers’ own artwork. Camp is offered in two sessions — July 2226 for ages 7 to 9, and July 29-Aug. 2 for ages 10 to 12. Half-day and full-day sessions are available, and start at $85 per week. Capacity is limited. Reserve your spot at www.mcasd.org/camp
ow the Torrey Hills Center (4645 Carmel Mountain Road Suite 208) is the new home for a summer of fun at Scripps Performing Arts Academy! SPAA’s summer camp programs offer professional training for all ages and abilities. SPAA specializes in teaching the younger and more inexperienced students ages 4-11 years basic acting, singing, dancing, art, scenery building, costume design, and music as it corresponds to each student’s ability. This year SPAA has added beginner and intermediate dance and acting workshops for students ages 8-18. The Pre-Professional Intensive, based on an audition, will provide four levels of training and boasts a small teacher to student ratio, 1-12, and includes Ballet, Pointe, Variations, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre and a Public Performance. Registration and tuition information is available by calling (858) 586-7834 or visit www.ScrippsPerformingArts.com
urf Diva’s La Jolla Surf Camp and American Surf Academy provide the best kids co-ed surfing program in San Diego. Boys & girls aged 5 to 10 and teens aged 11 to 17 learn to surf and participate in awesome activities emphasizing ocean & beach awareness. La Jolla Shores is the perfect location for learning! The camps include: surfing, beach games, beach culture and are supervised by: Surf Diva certified first-aid/CPR and lifesaving-trained and qualified instructors. Morning and Afternoon sessions: $297, Full day session: $500, plus 10 percent city fee. Register by calling (858) 454-8273 or log onto www.surfdiva.com
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n Summer Session: June 10 to July 26 for pre-grades 4 to 12 Location: La Jolla Cost: Varies by class n Summer Session: June 10 to July 26 ersonal attention, small classes, regular reports on student progress, and the focus on one or two subjects enable students to learn in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere at The Bishop’s School Summer Session. Both morning and afternoon classes — enrichment and for credit classes — are offered for students in pre-grades 4 to 12. Courses range from art, dance and theatre, math, science, foreign language, robotics, and language arts. Also offered are courses for preparation and review, including writing skills workshop, SAT prep, writing the college application essay, and building skills for school success. Create your summer day at Bishop’s! For information, registration and fees, visit www.bishops.com/summersession or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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It was a perfect spring morning for the annual egg hunt
he little ones arrived with enthusiasm, extra energy and eagle eyes for the annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by La Jolla Recreation Center on March 30. It was 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 and they were off across the field gathering all the plastic eggs their baskets could hold, looking for that one “silly faced” egg that would bring them a special prize. Participants received a bag of candy treats after the hunt and could opt to color a bunny picture or make an Easter craft. Peter Rabbit was on hand for photos. Photos by Susan DeMaggio
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LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007571 Fictitious Business Name(s): My Health Agent Direct Located at: 6717 Friars Rd. #83, San Diego, CA, 92108, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Flint Maher Financial & Insurance Services, 6717 Friars Rd. #83, San Diego, CA 92108, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/13/2013. Matt Flint, President. LJ1366. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 Trustee Sale No. 260232CA Loan No. 0705033553 Title Order No. 1347819 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11-17-2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-10-2013 at 9:00 AM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-23-2005, Book NA, Page NA, Instrument 2005-1018185, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California, executed by: SHEILA A. PALMER, TRUSTEE, OR SAID TRUSTEE’S SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST, PURSUANT TO THE SHEILA A. PALMER SEPARATE PROPERTY TRUST EXECUTED AUGUST 10, 1992, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under
and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 Legal Description: PARCEL 1: THOSE PORTIONS OF LOTS 1, 2, 30, 31,32 AND 33 AND THE ALLEY NOW VACATED AND CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC USE BY CITY ORDINANCE NO. 3134 OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, DATED JANUARY 6, 1908, RECORDED JANUARY 29, 1908, ALL IN BLOCK 45 OF LA JOLLA PARK, IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, MARCH 22, 1887, DESCRIBED AS A WHOLE AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT IN THE NORTHWESTERLY PROLONGATION OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 27 IN SAID BLOCK 45, DISTANT THEREON NORTH 47˚30’31 “WEST (RECORD NORTH 48˚05’00” WEST) 6.70 FEET FROM THE INTERSECTION OF SAID PROLONGED LINE WITH THE CENTER LINE OF SAID VACATED ALLEY, BEING AN ANGLE POINT IN THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO J. ROBERT BEACH AND WIFE, RECORDED JULY 17, 1952 AS FILE NO. 87079, IN BOOK 4529 PAGE 109 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH 74˚41’31 “ EAST (RECORD SOUTH 75 ˚ 16’00” EAST) 18.34 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF ATANGENT 95.00 FOOT RADIUS CURVE, CONCAVE NORTHERLY; EASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 42˚21’40” A DISTANCE OF 70.24 FEET AND THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, NORTH 62˚56’49” EAST (RECORD - NORTH 62˚22’20” EAST) 32.34 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH A LINE DRAWN PARALLEL WITH THE DISTANT 90.00 FEET NORTHEASTERLY MEASURED AT RIGHT ANGLES FROM THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 27, SAID INTERSECTION BEING THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID BEACH LAND, NORTH 20˚31’56”WEST (RECORD - NORTH 21˚06’25” WEST) 30.19 FEET TO THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO J. ROBERT BEACH AND WIFE, RECORDED MAY 19, 1954 AS FILE NO. 66188 IN BOOK 3243 PAGE 309 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE ALONG NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID PARCEL, NORTH 50˚55’31” WEST (RECORD - NORTH 51˚30’00” WEST) 77.64 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF THE LAND CONVEYED TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO BY DEED RECORDED SEPTEMBER 14, 1951 AS FILE NO. 111774, IN BOOK 4234 PAGE 156 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS;THENCE EASTERLY ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LAND TO THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 33, IN BLOCK 45; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 33 TO THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOTS 33, 32, 31 AND 30 TO SAID LINE WHICH IS PARALLEL WITH AND 90.00 FEET NORTHEASTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES FROM THE SOUTHWEST LINE OF SAID LOT 27 IN BLOCK 45; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID PARALLEL LINE TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT PORTION OF STATE STREET (NOW TORREY PINES ROAD) AND THE SOUTHWESTERLY HALF OF COWRIE
AVENUE AS VACATED AND CLOSED TO PUBLIC USE ON JULY 24, 1911, BY RESOLUTIONS NO. 8944 AND 8945 OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, WHICH ADJOINS THE ABOVE PORTION OF SAID LOT 33 ON THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. TOGETHER WITH THE NORTHERLY ONE-HALF OF COLLEGE STREET, SUBSEQUENTLY RENAMED VIRGINIA WAY, AS SHOWN ON MAP OF LA JOLLA PARK, IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, MARCH 22, 1887, LYING ADJACENT TO ALL THAT PORTION OF LOT 30, IN BLOCK 45 OF SAID MAP, LYING SOUTHEASTERLY OF A LINE PARALLEL WITH, AND 90.00 FEET, NORTHEASTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES FROM THE SOUTHWEST LINE OF LOT 27, PER SAID BLOCK 45 AND ADJACENT TO LOT 31 , LOT 32, AND LOT 33 IN SAID BLOCK 45, SAID PARCEL MEASURING 110 FEET IN LENGTH AND 40 FEET IN WIDTH, AS VACATED AND CLOSED TO PUBLIC USE BY DOCUMENT RECORDED OCTOBER 13, 2004 AS DOCUMENT NO. 2004-0973989 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS. ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHWESTERLY ONE HALF OF COLLEGE STREET,SUBSEQUENTLY RENAMED VIRGINIA WAY, AS SHOWN ON MAP OF LA JOLLA PARK,IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, MARCH 22, 1887, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE MOST WESTERLY CORNER OF PARCEL 1 AS DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN “JUDGMENT QUIETING TITLE,” RECORDED OCTOBER 13, 2004 IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY AS DOCUMENT NO. 20040973989, OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID PARCEL, SOUTH 47˚56’56’ EAST, A DISTANCE OF 3.08 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG SAID LINE, SOUTH 47˚56’56” EAST A DISTANCE OF 36.07 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID LINE, SOUTH 43˚03’33” WEST A DISTANCE OF 1.34 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 66˚32’32” WEST A DISTANCE OF 6.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 44˚00’53” WEST A DISTANCE OF 17.16 FEET; THENCE NORTH 69˚44’ 59” WEST A DISTANCE OF 2.88 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20˚02’28” WEST A DISTANCE OF 15.33 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. EXCEPTING THEREFROM THAT PORTION THEREOF WHICH LIES WITHIN THE LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, RECORDED SEPTEMBER 14, 1951 AS FILE NO. 111774 IN BOOK 4234 PAGE 156 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS. PARCEL 2:THAT PORTION OF LOTS 3, 27, 28, 29, 30 AND 31 AND OF THE ALLEY NOW VACATED AND CLOSED TO PUBLIC USE BY THE CITY ORDINANCE NO. 3137 OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, DATED JANUARY 6, 1908, AND RECORDED JANUARY 29, 1908 IN BLOCK 45, ALL IN LA JOLLA PARK, IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, MARCH 22, 1887, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT IN THE NORTHWESTERLY PROLONGATION OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 27, DISTANT THEREON NORTH 47˚30’31 “WEST (RECORD - NORTH 48˚05’00”WEST) 6.70 FEET FROM THE INTERSECTION OF SAID PROLONGED LINE WITH THE CENTER LINE OF SAID VACATED ALLEY, BEING AN ANGLE POINT IN THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO J. ROBERT BEACH AND WIFE, RECORDED JULY 17, 1952 AS FILE NO. 87079, IN BOOK 4529 PAGE 109 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDAR
AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH 74˚41’31 “ EAST (RECORD - SOUTH 75˚16’00” EAST) 18.34FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A TANGENT 95.00 FOOT RADIUS CURVE, CONCAVE NORTHERLY; EASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 42˚21 ‘40” SECONDS A DISTANCE OF 70.24 FEET; TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, NORTH 62˚56’49”EAST (RECORD - NORTH 62˚22’20” EAST) 32.34 FEET; AND NORTH 20˚31’56”WEST (RECORD NORTH 21 ˚06’25”WEST) 20.70 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID BOUNDARY OF BEACH’S LAND, SOUTH 62˚56’49” WEST, 34.70 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A TANGENT 74.42 FOOT RADIUS CURVE, WHICH IS CONCENTRIC WITH THAT 95.00 FOOT RADIUS CURVE DESCRIBED ABOVE; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 42˚21’40” A DISTANCE OF 55.02 FEET; THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, NORTH 74˚41 ‘31 “WEST, 25.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 81˚ 28’31” WEST TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 3 AND THE SOUTHEASTERLY PROLONGATION THEREOF, SOUTH 47˚30’31” EAST TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 3: AN EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS FOR PEDESTRIAN PURPOSES ONLY OVER THAT PORTION OF LOTS 3, 28, 29, 30 AND 31 IN BLOCK 45, TOGETHER WITH THAT PORTION OF THE ALLEY LYING WITHIN SAID BLOCK, ALL IN LA JOLLA PARK, IN THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ACCORDING TO MAP THEREOF NO. 352, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT IN THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3, DISTANT ALONG SAID LINE SOUTH 48°05’00” EAST, 39.83 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75°16’00” EAST, 28.03 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A TANGENT 65.00 FOOT RADIUS CURVE, CONCAVE NORTHERLY; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 42°21’40” A DISTANCE OF 48.06 FEET; THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, NORTH 62° 22’20” EAST TO AN ANGLE POINT IN THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO J. ROBERT BEACH, ET UX, RECORDED JULY 17, 1952 AS FILE NO. 87079, IN BOOK 4529 PAGE 109 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE SOUTH 20°31’56” EAST, 9.49 FEET TO THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED TO FLORENCE R. MCKINNEY AND RUTH MCKINNEY GLENDON RECORDED MAY 19, 1954 IN BOOK 5243 PAGE 310 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID LAND, SOUTH 62°56’49”WEST, 34.70 FEET TO A TANGENT 74.42 FOOT RADIUS CURVE, CONCAVE NORTHERLY; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 42°21’40” A DISTANCE OF 55.02 FEET; THENCE TANGENT TO SAID CURVE, NORTH 74°41’31” WEST, 25.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 81° 28’31” WEST TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 3; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $2,155,941.56 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1575 TORREY PINES ROAD LA JOLLA, CA 92037 APN Number: 350-13220-00 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to
assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 04-01-2013 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee RIKKI JACOBS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. For Sales Information: www.lpsasap.com or 1-714-730-2727 www.priorityposting. com or 1-714-573-1965 www. auction.com or 1-800-280-2832 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, this information can be obtained from one of the following three companies: LPS Agency Sales & Posting at (714) 7302727, or visit the Internet Web site www.lpsasap.com (Registration required to search for sale information) or Priority Posting & Publishing at (714) 573-1965 or visit the Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com (Click on the link for “Advanced Search” to search for sale information), or auction.com at 1-800-280-2832 or visit the Internet Web site www.auction.com, using the Trustee Sale No. shown above. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. P1030569 4/4, 4/11, 04/18/2013. LJ1365 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008974 Fictitious Business Name(s): Modern Home Systems Located at: 7007 Carroll Rd., San Diego, CA, 92121, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was 3/7/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Binacorp Inc., 6837 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/26/2013. Otto Benson, President. LJ1364. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008734 Fictitious Business Name(s): SeaLife Marine Services Located at: 1920 Thomas Ave. #11,
San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 3/25/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jamie Sonnefeld, 1920 Thomas Ave. #11, San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/25/2013. Jamie Sonnefeld. LJ1362. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008467 Fictitious Business Name(s): GDW Consulting Located at: 8254 Avenida Navidad #3, San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 03/21/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Gary D. Weeks, 8254 Avenida Navidad #3, San Diego, CA 92122. This statement was filed with
Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/21/2013. Gary D. Weeks. LJ1361. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008879 Fictitious Business Name(s): Green & Clean Mobile Detailing Located at: 4543 Piute Pl., San Diego, CA, 92117, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 3/20/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Marc Ostertag III, 4543 Piute Pl., San Diego, CA 92117. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/26/2013. Marc Ostertag III. LJ1360. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008898 Fictitious Business Name(s): The Grounds Located at: 1704 Alta Vista Way, La Jolla, CA, 92109, San Diego County. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 255, La Jolla, CA 92038. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was 3/1/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Fins Out Inc., 1704 Alta Vista Way, San Diego, CA 92109, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/26/2013. Alex Zemeckis, Fins Out Inc. LJ1359. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007698 Fictitious Business Name(s): Shallow Pockets Investments Located at: 410 Birdrock Ave., La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was 04/01/2001. This business is hereby registered by the following: Architect Mark D. Lyon, Inc., 410 Birdrock Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037, CA. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/14/2013. Mark D. Lyon, President. LJ1358. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006748 Fictitious Business Name(s): PHDguru Consulting Group Located at: 4275 Executive Square Ste. 200, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A General Partnership. The first day of business was 02/20/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Gary Goodman, 23411 Summerfield 74F, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656, #2. Samantha Smith, 23411 Summerfield 74F, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/06/2013. Gary Goodman. LJ1357. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007700 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Glidia Salon b. Blow Darling Located at: 7760 Fay Avenue, Suite N, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 5979 Via Zurita, La Jolla, CA 92037. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The first day of business was
STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. 2013-008972 Fictitious Business Name(s): Modern Home Systems Located at: 7007 Carroll Rd., San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in San Diego County on: 1/31/1995 and renewed 1/31/2000, and assigned File No. 9501879 is (are) abandoned by the following registrant (s): Gleimar Inc., 7007 Carroll Rd., San Diego, CA 92121, California. This statement was filed with the Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., of San Diego County on 03/26/2013. Mark Gleicher, President. LJ1363. Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013.
Jan/28/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Glidia Salon LLC, 5979 Via Zurita, La Jolla, CA 92037, LLC, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/14/2013. Glidia N. Holland, CEO / President. LJ1356. Mar. 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-008112 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Anacom Media b. Succinct Productions Located at: 4685 Convoy St., Suite 210, San Diego, CA, 92111, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was Feb./4th/2013. This business is hereby registered by the following: Anaprise Inc., 4685 Convoy St., Suite 210, San Diego, CA 92111, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/19/2013. Hollis Cameron. LJ1355. Mar. 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006777 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Crimson Cow Soap b. Crimson Cow Handmade Soap c. Crimson Cow Enterprises Located at: 1380 Garnet Ave. E-407, San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 2/12/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Angelic D. Rawls, 1380 Garnet Ave. E-407, San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/06/2013. Angelic D. Rawls. LJ1354. Mar. 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007879 Fictitious Business Name(s): Cove Partners La Jolla Located at: 1515 Crespo Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A General Partnership. The first day of business was 12/18/2006. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Richard T. L. Chan and Joyce Chan, CP, 1515 Crespo Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 #2. James J. Mittermiller and Elizabeth S. Mittermiller, CP, 7740 Ludington Place, La Jolla, CA 92037 #3. Mark Robinson, Trustee, 15404 Highland Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92025 #4. Deborah Lynn LaChapelle, Trustee, 15404 Highland Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92025 #5. Steven M. Angus and Sarah Turnbull Angus Revocable Trust, 2576 Montgomery Avenue, Cardiff-by-theSea, CA 92007 #6. June Y. Chen, 1515 Crespo Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 #7. David Tyvoll, 504 Retaheim Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 #8. Franz J. Morgenbesser, Hammerschmidtgasse 18/13/1, Vienna, Austria 1190 This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/18/2013. Richard T. L. Chan, General Partner. LJ1353. Mar. 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007761 Fictitious Business Name(s): Solterra EcoLuxury Apartments Located at: 9868 Erma Road, San Diego, CA, 92131, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same as above. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The first day of business was 12/18/2012. This business is hereby registered by the following: Fenton Erma Road LLC, 7577 Mission Valley Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92108, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County
Clerk of San Diego County on 03/15/2013. Kari Prevost, Secretary. LJ1352. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006833 Fictitious Business Name(s): Petal Prints Boutique Located at: 2383 Warrington St., San Diego, CA, 92107, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 2/1/12. This business is hereby registered by the following: Jennifer A. Tarantino, 2383 Warrington St., San Diego, CA 92107. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/07/2013. Jennifer A. Tarantino. LJ1350. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006763 Fictitious Business Name(s): The Never Stop Project Located at: 4459 Fanuel Street Apt. #15, San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Adam Robinson, 4459 Fanuel Street Apt. #15, San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/06/2013. Adam Robinson. LJ1351. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006561 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Be. Home and Digital Life Organizing b. BHLDO Located at: 860 Turquoise Street, Unit 125, San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 860 Turquoise Street, Unit 125, San Diego, CA 92109. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 11/28/2012. This business is hereby registered by the following: Alexandria Brzozowski, 860 Turquoise Street, Unit 125, San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/05/2013. Alexandria Brzozowski. LJ1349. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007239 Fictitious Business Name(s): Villaggio Salon & Spa Located at: 8515 Costa Verde Blvd., San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 8515 Costa Verde Blvd., San Diego, CA 92122. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was April/2/2006. This business is hereby registered by the following: Marie T. Sandoval, 9751 Mesa Springs Way 115, San Diego, CA 92122. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/11/2013. Marie T. Sandoval. LJ1348. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-007240 Fictitious Business Name(s): Villaggio Hair Salon Located at: 4171 Las Palmas Sq., San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was April/2/2006. This business is hereby registered by the following: Marie T. Sandoval, 9751 Mesa Springs Way 115, San Diego, CA 92122. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/11/2013. Marie T. Sandoval. LJ1347. Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006907
Fictitious Business Name(s): Larcher Research Associates Located at: 400 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 400 Prospect Street #328, La Jolla, CA 92037. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 1/1/1988. This business is hereby registered by the following: Maria-Elena Larcher, 400 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/07/2013. Maria-Elena Larcher. LJ1346. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006465 Fictitious Business Name(s): The Grounds Located at: 1704 Alta Vista Way, San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 255, La Jolla, CA 92038. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Alex Zemeckis, 1704 Alta Vista Way, San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/04/2013. Alex Zemeckis. LJ1345. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006530 Fictitious Business Name(s): Seacoast Termite and Pest Control Located at: 7460 Girard Ave #6, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business was 1/1/80. This business is hereby registered by the following: Seacoast Termite Control Inc., 7460 Girard Ave. #6, La Jolla, CA 92037, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/05/2013. Robert L. Harris, President. LJ1344. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006449 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. California Key Reality b. Pacific Commercial Investments Located at: 1050 La Jolla Rancho Rd., San Diego, CA, 92037, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: Co-Partners. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: #1. Michael Rich, 1050 La Jolla Rancho Rd., San Diego, CA 92037, #2. Richard Melfe, 1050 La Jolla Rancho Rd., San Diego, CA 92037. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/04/2013. Michael Rich. LJ1343. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006601 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Subarashi Japanese Restaurant b. Subarashi Located at: 7728 Regents Rd. #501, San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 9135 Judicial Dr. #3534, San Diego, CA 92122. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: JSASTAR Inc., 9135 Judicial Dr. #3534, San Diego, CA 92122, CA. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/05/2013. Sunghae Moon, CEO. LJ1342. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-005850 Fictitious Business Name(s): The Insurance Corner Located at: 3026 Midway Dr. #F, San
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This is one of the many Internet memes of La Jolla Jiu Jitsu instructor Clark Gracie (left) which refer to him as the ‘Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy.’ The photo was taken at a Jui Jitsu tournament in New York.
La Jolla Jiu Jitsu teacher and champion fighter is the center of the latest Internet time-kill, the series of “ridiculously photogenic” memes. These memes are superimposed on photos of people who look great in situations where they typically wouldn’t and include a joke, funny comment or fake caption. Clark Gracie, who teaches Jiu Jitsu at the La Jolla Sports Club, joins a ridiculously photogenic marathon runner and a ridiculously photogenic surgery girl in these widespread memes. By being photographed looking great mid-action during a Jiu Jitsu match, Gracie has since made appearances on “Good Morning America,” where he said of his ability to look good under pressure: “I try to stay pretty relaxed and not get overheated during the tournament.” Some of the more popular captions for the photo include: “Doesn’t need a triangle choke, to take your breath away” and “Locks up your arm, and your heart.”
Diego, CA, 92110, San Diego County. Mailing Address: same. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 01/31/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Katie Beecher, 3026 Midway Dr. #F, San Diego, CA 92110. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 02/27/2013. Katie Beecher, Owner. LJ1341. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006659 Fictitious Business Name(s): Marco’s Located at: 700 West E. St. 1905, San Diego, CA, 92101, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 700 West E. St. 1905, San Diego, CA 92101. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Mark Kodesh, 700 West E. St. 1905, San Diego, CA 92101, Sole Proprietorship. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/06/2013. Mark Kodesh. LJ1340. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006721 Fictitious Business Name(s): Sport Clips Haircuts CA406 Located at: 8855 Villa La Jolla Dr.,
#401, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 9332 Fostoria Court, San Diego, CA 92127. This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The first day of business was 6/7/08. This business is hereby registered by the following: TASK Ventures, LLC, 9332 Fostoria Court, San Diego, CA 92127, California. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/06/2013. Terry Klinker, President. LJ1339. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006532 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. La Jolla Dive and Snorkel b. PB Sports c. SUP Diego d. SE Adventures e. Pac Beach Rentals f. San Diego Scuba Lessons Located at: 2950 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA, 92109, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 03/01/12. This business is hereby registered by the following: Justin Cannatella, 2950 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/05/2013. Justin Cannatella, Owner. LJ1337. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-005843 Fictitious Business Name(s): Jo’s Active Wear Located at: 4545 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA, 92122, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business was 02/21/13. This business is hereby registered by the following: Josephine L. Dela Pena, 3535 Lebon Dr. #4119, San Diego, CA 92122. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 02/27/2013. Josephine Dela Pena. LJ1338. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2013-006583 Fictitious Business Name(s): La Jolla Granola Located at: 331 Vista De La Playa, La Jolla, CA, 92037, San Diego County. This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Harrison Businesses Inc., 28079 State Hwy. 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352-2567, CA. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/ County Clerk of San Diego County on 03/05/2013. Deborah Harrison, CEO. LJ1336. Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2013
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Astronaut talks about wife’s brain injuries at Scripps conference By Steven Mihailovich Capt. Mark Kelly is a bona fide American hero. He commanded four space shuttle missions, including the Endeavor’s final voyage, flew 39 combat missions over Iraq during the Gulf War, and has logged more than 6,000 flight hours as a Navy pilot. As the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference, March 22-23, Kelly was qualified to address the roomful of physicians, neurosurgeons, therapists and other brain injury specialists for another reason. Kelly is the husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot through the head during the attempted assassination on Jan. 8, 2011. Talking about that topic forced Kelly to choke up and hold back tears a couple of times during his hour-long presentation. “As Gaby entered Congress for the first time in 2007, I thought I had the risky job,” Kelly told the audience. “I’d flown 39 combat missions. I’d landed
on an aircraft carrier nearly 400 times. By that point in my career, I’d flown two flights into space already. I thought I had the risky job. But as it would turn out, Gaby is the one who would nearly lose her life serving her country.” In the speech, the toughness Kelly showed during his daring exploits and rigorous, and often dangerous, training contrasted with the vulnerability he experienced in helping his wife through the ongoing recovery. The audience was often riveted hearing this paragon of American courage and stoicism talk about feeling nearly helpless at times. “On Jan. 8, 2011, there was no countdown clock,” Kelly said. “For the big events in my life, like a space flight or a combat mission, they normally start at a specific time. With a space flight, you even have a countdown clock going toward zero. But on Jan. 8, the day Gaby was injured, there was no clock. Just the ringing of my phone when I got a call that put me on this trajectory — this crazy
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wild ride where I was going to have make an enormous amount of decisions and not really knowing anywhere it’s going to be going ... (I) hung up and then I started
trying to figure out, OK, what I do now?” Kelly wove intricate details of glorious victories, horrific setbacks and excruciating doubts into a
message of hope and perseverance that reverberated with an audience that daily treats patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Of course, getting shot through the head isn’t the only source of TBI, and the 1.7 million annual cases in the United States and more than 300,000 sports-related concussions each year attest to that fact. The two-day conference was held at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa and hosted by the Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital. Mild traumatic brain injury or concussion, especially in sports and in youth, as well as the use of robotics for TBI were the major themes this year. The annual conference has grown from almost 30, mostly local attendees in 2006, to more than 200 participants from around the world this year, according to Michael Lopatz, medical director of the Scripps Medical Rehabilitation Center and Brain Injury Program. Top specialists from across
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Fashion With A Passion event to benefit Make-A-Wish Prudential California Realty agent Cassandra Altmann invites the community to the fourth annual
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Fashion With A Passion fundraiser for Make-A-Wish San Diego, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, 350 Tenth Ave., downtown San Diego. The event provides women with an opportunity to serve the community; sample wine and cuisine; and browse for spa, beauty and fashion finds. It will also feature a designer fashion show and a “Green Glam” clothing swap. Admission is $35 at fashionwithapassion.org or (858)
449-6966, or via e-mail at CAltmann@prusd.com
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358 Belvedere St. 4 1001 Genter St. 2 6467 Avenida Manana 4 7754 Eads Ave. 3 1434 Al Bahr Drive 3 818 Forward St. 3 6494 Caminito Northland 3 1319 Park Row 2 5746 Soledad Road 3 5845 Caminito Del Estio 3 6505 Caminito Northland 3 5722 Caminito Empresa 3 7411 Herschel Ave., Unit 1B 2 3384 Caminito Vasto 3 3128 Via Alicante 0 415 Gravila St., Unit 17 1 4 553 Bonair Place
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The following permit applications were recently submitted to San Diego’s Development Services Office: n 4425 La Jolla Village Drive. Tenant improvement to an existing retail space. Work includes interior demolition, new storefront design, partitions, ceiling, HVAC, electrical, mechanical and plumbing. Valuation: $2,663,220 n 4505 La Jolla Village Drive. Install 10 ft.-high storage racks for an existing commercial store in a mall. Valuation: $9,000 n 4380 La Jolla Village Drive. Tenant improvement at an office. work includes demolition, new partition walls, reflected ceiling, minor electrical, lighting, mechanical and plumbing. Valuation: $223,160 n 4660 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 850. Install new HVAC and duct work to an existing office building. Valuation: No disclosed. n 2510 Torrey Pines Road. Repair and replace damaged drywall to a unit in an existing MDU. Valuation: $6,000 n 939 Coast Blvd., Unit 14H. Replace six windows in-kind in an existing condo unit in a multifamily building. Valuation: $5,000 n 835 La Jolla Rancho Road. Pool/spa at an existing single dwelling unit. Valuation: $45,276 n 6602 La Jolla Scenic Drive. New security door and window in office lobby at an existing educational use. Valuation: Not disclosed
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www.teamchodorow.com 858-456-6850 graciOus estate with guest hOuse in ranchO santa fe We proudly present an expansive gated estate which boasts a 6BR/8BA main house with a separate 1BR/1BA house on a level 1.830 acre lot overlooking a tranquil pool and garden. The finishings are of the finest quality with polished travertine, wood and carpet flooring, granite and marble countertops, six fireplaces, an enormous master on the main floor with access to a sauna and exercise room, & a second floor master as well. The kitchen with its wonderful light drenched breakfast area spills onto a large family room with media center. The guest house, with a large portico, has an inviting great room as well as a large bedroom and could easily be used as a cabana. $8,500,000
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