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Workshop focuses on revitalization Community discusses how to achieve vitality while protecting DM’s character

■ Human resources exec key to Scripps turnaround. Page 4

BY CLAIRE HARLIN editor@delmartimes.net Wider sidewalks, twolane roundabouts and an increased height limit were among ideas that garnered overwhelming support at a Del Mar Village revitalization workshop held on Oct. 20. The purpose of the

event, which more than 80 people attended, was to get suggestions and answer questions about revitalization, which will extend six blocks along Camino del Mar from 9th to 15th Streets. Planning and Community Development Director Kathleen Garza also staffed an outreach booth at

the Del Mar Taste and Art Stroll event on Oct. 2, and Del Mar City officials are calling for more continued public input. The revitalization plan is scheduled to be completed by the end of next summer and go to public vote in November 2012. Four council members were present at the work-

Jake’s Del Mar Beach Fun Run

shop and community members sat at circular tables, each headed by a Del Mar staff member. Garza opened the workshop by explaining the process and goals of revitalization, and led attendees through a number of topics, including traffic lanes, parking, sidewalks, floor area ratio and building

height. “This isn’t the end all,” she said. “This is just be beginning.” Garza said city staff has “taken great pains” to stay consistent with the Del Mar Community Plan that was written in 1976, which out-

SEE WORKSHOP, PAGE 6

Body found east of fairgrounds Circumstances not suspicious, according to San Diego police

■ Get a jump on the season at “Passport To Style at Del Mar Plaza” Page B3

Runners take off at the recent 29th annual Jake’s Beach Fun Run. See page B17. PHOTO: JON CLARK

CITY NEWS SERVICE A passer-by found a body on a brushy roadside just east of the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Oct. 21. The discovery – near the intersection of Via de la Valle and San Andres Drive in the North City district of San Diego – was reported about 8:45 a.m., according to police. The corpse was under-

DM Time writers win more journalism awards ■ The Del Mar Foundation’s Dogs of Del Mar Calendar is ready for its big debut at Powerhouse Park on Oct. 30, at 5 p.m., when the Foundation will hold a Halloween Pet Parade. Page B7 Photo: Susan Schelling

Writers and the photographer for the Del Mar Times, Carmel Valley News, Solana Beach Sun and Rancho Santa Fe Review brought home a slew of awards this week from the San Diego Press Club’s annual competition. All of the awards are in the non-daily newspaper division. Jon Clark took first place for Sports Photography for his shot, “On the ball at Fletcher

Cove.” Senior education writer Marsha Sutton earned several second place honors in the Education, Essay/Commentary/ Opinion, and Series categories. Joe Tash took home second place for General News and Multicultural coverage, third place in Features. Arthur Lightbourn captured a second for one of his Profiles. Science writer Lynne

Friedmann took second in Health & Medicine. She also won first place in Columns for her Research Reports in the La Jolla Light, one of our sister papers. In addition, she won a third place award in the science/technology category. Other awards for our sister papers included the Light’s first in Public Service/Consumer Advocacy and in the Series

neath a patch of shrubbery next to a fence, SDPD public-affairs Lt. Andra Brown said. There were no suspicious circumstances at the scene, and officers called in the county Medical Examiner’s Office to take custody of the body, the lieutenant said.

For the birds Emily Davis and Chloe Hartt are joined by Tosey at Free Flight’s Tropical Sunset Fundraiser on Oct. 22. See page 13. PHOTO: JON CLARK

SEE AWARDS, PAGE 6


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Del Mar resident named Silver Age Yoga’s ‘Teacher of the Year’

Bill Davidson named to national Builder Magazine Hall of Fame for Design Del Mar homebuilder Bill Davidson, more than a dozen times recognized locally for outstanding new home design, was inducted Oct. 12 into the national Builder Magazine’s Hall of Fame for Design Excellence. Davidson’s induction in the Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence took place during the 31st annual Builder’s Choice Awards Gala in Washington DC. The honor recognizes Bill Davidson Builder’s Choice-winning architects and builders who have a legacy of award-winning designs. “Since he began building new homes in California more than 30 years ago, Bill Davidson has displayed a deep reverence for design, exceptional attention to detail, and a knack for understanding home buyers that time and again has elevated his neighborhoods to award-winning status,” said Denise Dersin, editor in chief of Builder magazine. “We are very pleased to be able to recognize Bill’s longstanding commitment to design.” www.davidsoncommunities.com.

Silver Age Yoga recently announced that the first “Silver Age Yoga Teacher of the Year” award has been given to Bob Spindler for his tremendous commitment to supporting its mission with his volunteer efforts. “Bob is a man of tremendous enthusiasm and energy,” said Silver Age Yoga founder Frank Iszak. As an entrepreneur traveling all over the country to help his corporate clients Bob Spindler motivate their employees with large training events, Spindler found yoga a great destressor. He took classes while traveling and when at home in Del Mar. One day he took a free seniors’ yoga class at the Riford Center in La Jolla, which was sponsored by Silver Age Yoga Community Outreach (SAYCO), a 501(c)3 non-profit. Spindler says, “When I attended this class and witnessed the interest and fun these older students were having, I was impressed and hooked!” He was encouraged to become a SAYCO instructor by Carolyn Boline, then the SAYCO teacher at the Riford Center. Spindler committed to become a Silver Age Yoga teacher and completed his basic 200-hour-level training in March 2007. He soon completed the Silver Age Yoga OnLine Certification course and the Silver Age Yoga Advanced Hands on Training Program. In April 2007 Spindler began teaching SAYCO classes. To date he has taught well over 450 free yoga classes to hundreds of seniors without compensation. He is and has served on Silver Age Yoga’s board of directors for five years. Spindler comes to every major event sponsored by or for Silver Age Yoga and has volunteered his talents at their retreats and health fairs. He currently teaches five SAYCO classes at the Riford Center in La Jolla, St. Peter’s in Del Mar, University City Older Adult Center and the Jewish Family Service Coop Apartment Activity Center. In addition to teaching five SAYCO classes a week, Spindler also enjoys attending yoga classes at different yoga studios. When possible he also attends yoga workshops to further hone his yoga teaching skills. For more information contact: www.silverageyoga.org

DM tennis club named ‘Club of the Year’ Surf & Turf Tennis Club in Del Mar has been named “Tennis Club of the Year” by the San Diego District Tennis Association, a local arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), tennis’ governing body. The Levie family has been managing Surf & Turf for the past 15 years. Alex Levie, club owner and head professional, has won numerous professional awards, as well as countless tournaments since his early days as a tennis player and professional. Levie’s mother, Berniece Levie, has been teaching tennis since 1971. In past years, Alex was named “Coach of the Year,” and the family named “Family of the Year,” by the same organization. The family’s tennis legacy continues as son Adam, senior at Torrey Pines High School, has played in and won numerous local, regional and national tournaments. Visit www.tennisdelmar.com.

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Del Mar tennis player medals in Team World Championships Cathie Anderson of Del Mar teamed with Brenda Carter (Charleston, SC), Betty Wachob (Panama City, Fla.,), and Judy Louie (Corona Del Mar) to finish third in the Kitty Godfree Cup competition that was held in Antalya, Turkey. The Kitty Godfree Cup team, made up of Cathie Anderson the top USA players aged 65 and up, was seeded third. They dominated their flight, soundly beating South Africa, Canada and Sweden, all with scores of 3-0. In the semi-finals they faced a tough battle against Great Britain, losing 1-2. But they claimed the bronze medal when they edged Germany 2-1 for third place honors. USA teams won seven gold medals: Men’s 60s, 65s, 75s, 80s; Women’s 60s, 70s, 75s and collected bronze in the Women’s 65s and in the inaugural 80s competition the USA women’s team came in third.. The ITF Seniors/Super-Seniors World Team Championships is the most coveted team event on the ITF Seniors circuit. Since its inception, the number of competitors attracted to this event has increased annually. The Seniors World Championships is divided into two groups, Seniors for the 35-55 and over and Super-Seniors for the 60-80 and over divisions. For more information on the USTA, log on to usta.com, “like” the official Facebook page facebook.com/usta or follow @usta on Twitter.

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Human resources executive plays a crucial role in contributing to turnaround at Scripps Health BY ARTHUR LIGHTBOURN Contributor Vic Buzachero, (pronounced “Buzz-a-kero�) is Scripps Health’s corporate senior vice president of innovation, human resources and performance management, a hefty title, to be sure, but one that accurately describes the scope of his contribution to the remarkable turnaround of Scripps Health over the past 10 years. Earlier this month, in recognition of his achievements, Buzachero was named to HR [Human Resource] Executive Magazine’s Honor Roll for 2011 and in an accompanying article was headlined as “The Turnaround Kid.� He especially appreciated the ‘kid’ part, Buzachero said, “now that I’m 60.� Also recently, Scripps Health, the San Diego-based nonprofit community health system of five acutecare hospitals and 23 outpatient clinics staffed by 13,200 employees and 2,500 affiliated physicians, was

ranked by AARP as the No. 1 company in the U.S. for workers over age 50. “We consider Scripps to be a career destination company,� Buzachero said, “therefore we design our human resources programs to appeal to all people, no matter what stage of life they may be in. Approximately 36 percent of our workforce is age 50 or older, and we work to retain them because the knowledge they pass down ultimately results in better outcomes for our patients.� Recently, for the fourth year in a row, Fortune Magazine named Scripps Health as one of the 100 best companies in the nation to work for, and, for the seventh consecutive year, Working Mother magazine recognized it as a top employer of working moms and this year ranked it as #11 of the top 100 companies for its learning opportunities, flexible work schedules, on-site daycare and adoption benefits program. We interviewed Buzach-

ero in his office at Scripps Health’s headquarters in La Jolla. He’s a tall, well-built man with slightly graying hair, who, to keep in shape for the winter snow-ski season, works out “constantly� — running, training with weights, and climbing the stairs to his second floor office several times a day rather than ride the elevator. Talking across neatlystacked piles of papers on his desk, Buzachero readily concedes “I’m not a cleandesk guy,� but he is an avid jotter of ideas in a little black book that invariably accompanies him wherever he goes; and on occasion — in a bow to technology — substitutes his iPad to record the continual flow of ideas and “to do’s.� “Sometimes even the best idea is not a good idea until the timing is right,� he says. Buzachero was recruited by Scripps Health in September 2001 at a time of crisis when the then 77-year-old Scripps was on life support

and hoping to recover and restore itself under its new president and CEO Chris Van Gorder as “a workplace of choice.� Scripps had ousted its former CEO, doctors had fled, there was a labor shortage, the company was facing significant operating losses, and the human resources department was foundering. The company’s new leadership convinced Buzachero of their belief that Scripps’ employees were crucial to revitalizing the company’s brand and culture — it just needed someone to create a human resource department that would carry out that philosophy. “Given that foundation,� Buzachero recalled, “I felt Scripps was the right place to be able to accomplish a turnaround.� Before joining Scripps, Buzachero had developed an HR reputation in Alabama, Texas, Arizona and Washington for leadership development, service excellence, reductions in employee turnover and improved employee satisfaction — exactly what Scripps was looking for. Buzachero was born, in SEE SCRIPPS, PAGE 15

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Pictured above: Bottom Row (L - R) Stephanie Silva, Ellison Starnes, Olivia Krzyston, Aliya Bolt, McKenna Smith, Kaitlin Mohler; 2nd Row (L-R) Sarah Kirby, Viviana Gil, Jenna Agbulos, Annalise Castro, Adi Azoulai, Mari Hoffman, Kellie Hayes; Back Row (L-R) Alexis Filippone, Alyssa Rodriguez, Blair Borneman, Julia Pascoe, Olivia Scott.

Torrey Pines Pop Warner Jr. Midget (Intermediate) Cheer squad wins competition Congratulations to the Torrey Pines Pop Warner Jr. Midget (Intermediate) Cheer squad who captured 1st place at the Palomar Conference Cheer and Dance Competition held at the Aztec Arena at SDSU on Oct. 23. They will now move on to compete at the WESCON Cheerleading Regionals in Long Beach on Nov. 19 and if they place 1st or 2nd, they will be eligible to go to the Pop Warner Cheerleading Nationals held in Orlando, Fla., in early December. The team led by head coaches Alicia Smith and Andrea Loewen-Rodriguez have been hard at work practicing and preparing their routine since early August. All of their efforts and determination paid off with their amazing performance last Sunday.

Share your Thanksgiving with UCSD international students

This year, UC San Diego’s International Center is hosting a new program which gives international students the opportunity to celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday with an American host family in the San Diego area. Volunteering host families invite two international UCSD students into their homes for a Thanksgiving meal and share how the holiday is celebrated in their family. “Our international students are excited to spend Thanksgiving with San Diego families and learn more about this traditional American holiday,” said Shelly Taskin, program coordinator at International Center. “This program is a wonderful opportunity for both international students and host family members to learn more about each others’ cultures and foster new friendships,” added Taskin. If you are interested in participating in the program as a host family, please email Shelly at iprograms@ucsd.edu by Nov. 4.

Canyon Crest Academy places 3rd in national math contest Canyon Crest Academy has some of the best high school mathematicians in the country, as demonstrated by its 3rd-place finish in the 2011 Fall Startup Event, a national mathematics contest administered by National Assessment & Testing (www.natassessment.com). Coach Brian Shay prepared students for the first major competition of the academic year, in which students worked furiously for 30 minutes, racing to answer 100 problems in a variety of mathematical topics. With so many questions and so little time, competitors must not only have strong mathematical skills, but also be able to quickly decide which problems to solve and which to skip. After results from students across the nation were processed, several Canyon Crest Academy students received individual awards, helping their team to place 3rd in the nation. In the 10th-grade division, Brandon Zeng and Paolo Gentili tied for 4th-place; Catherine Wu placed 13th; and Eric Chen was 14th. Thomas Swayze placed 9th in the 11thgrade division; and Henry Maltby and Raymond Wu placed 2nd and 24th respectively in the 12th-grade division. Canyon Crest Academy will be participating in all five of National Assessment & Testing’s contests this year, including the 2011 Team Scramble on Nov. 3 and the 2011 Ciphering Time Trials on Dec. 8. National Assessment & Testing administers high-quality mathematics competitions that high schools can participate in through the mail. Their contests cover a variety of formats, including individual and team tests, as well as a variety of difficulties, from 100 easy problems in 30 minutes to 15 complex problems in one week.

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AWARDS continued from page 1 category; third place in Sports Reporting and in Science/Technology; second and third for Humor Columns, as well as a third in Columns; and a third place award in the Essay/Commentary/Opinion category. Poway Chieftain and Rancho Bernardo Journal re-

porters won the Reviews/ Arts & Entertainment Category and took second place in Breaking News, Gardening, Food & Restaurant, and third in Health & Medicine and Political/Government. This newspaper group has won numerous local, regional and national awards over the years, including three national first place General Excellence honors.

‘Friends of Jung’ lecture to be held in DM A Friends of Jung lecture, “Stories Told, Stories Untold, Stories That Tell Us,� will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at St. Peter’s Church in Del Mar. The presenter is James Hollis, PhD., well-known author and Jungian analyst in Houston, Texas, and at Pacifica Institute. Hollis has authored 13 books, the latest being “What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life� (2009). Other titles include “Why Good People Do Bad Things� (2007) and “Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life� (2005). A complete listing of all Dr. Hollis’ books, each of which addresses the importance of consciously addressing one’s own life story, may be found at http://www.jameshollis.net/ books/default.htm. Cost is $10 for Mueller students with ID, $15 for FOJ members, $17 for full-time students and seniors 65 and older, and $20 for nonmembers. A Saturday lecture with discussion and interactive exercises on Nov. 5, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., follows the lecture.

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WORKSHOP continued from page 1 lined maintenance of Village character, commercialresidential mixed use of space and alternative transportation options, among other themes. She pointed out that 49 percent of leased space in downtown Del Mar belongs to offices, 16 percent to retail, 13 percent to restaurants and one percent to housing. The city is seeking input on how to add housing, which city planner Matt Bator said could include units that aren’t large and high-end, and cater to students or part-time residents. Councilman Terry Sinnott said city staff wants to keep with the “smart growth concept,� which concentrates growth in compact, walkable, urban centers to avoid sprawl, decrease use of cars and advocate bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly use of space. Planners and city staff have pointed to both Encinitas and Bird Rock as good examples of revitalization — Encinitas for its parking, traffic and walkability, and Bird Rock for its successful implementation of roundabouts. In regard to parking, Bator said planners are trying to cater not only to short-term drivers, patrons who quickly visit shops, but also to long-term drivers like employees of local businesses. City planners are working toward making

parking more regular and continuous. There are currently a number of types of parking spots, including diagonal, parallel and townand-country, which means half of the space is on public property and half is on private property. Some businesses allow parking in their front yard, which some say congests sidewalks. Parking was a more contentious issue presented at the workshop, but was not discussed in detail because a parking study is underway by Del Mar’s Environmental Impact Report consultant. Options include use of permits, increased diagonal parking, on-street meters and incentives for private properties that provide parking. Three options for traffic on Camino del Mar were presented, the most popular being a reduction from four to two lanes, with the addition of roundabouts. Other options include maintaining the current four-lane structure, or keeping two northbound lanes with a reduction to one lane going southbound. A few attendees pointed out that if drivers find slowed traffic in Del Mar to be annoying, they may opt for the freeway, reducing the number of cars on Camino del Mar. “What I’ve learned is that well-designed roundabouts give pedestrians an easy, safe way to get across the street because cars have to slow down,� Sinnott

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studies have shown FAR is what drives developers to “build a box.� To avoid this, an idea was presented that would allow an additional four feet on the height limit specifically for roof articulation that would add character and shape to buildings. The height limit on Camino del Mar is currently 26 feet on the east side and 14 feet on the west side of the street, however, some businesses on the west side of the street are higher than 14 feet because that height limit was put in place after their construction. Because of this, some businesses have refrained from redeveloping to avoid losing floor space. “That’s why many of them have not changed,� Garza said. Bator said more density means more people and more commerce, but also it calls for more parking. “It’s a complex puzzle,� he said, adding that FAR is like the “holy grail� of the community. Each attendee turned in a questionnaire about topics discussed at the workshop and a summary of findings will be presented at a City Council meeting in November. Those unable to attend are encouraged to complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VillageSpecificPlan. More information can be found by visiting the City’s website or by emailing conversations@delmar.ca.us.

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BY KAREN BILLING While Dr. Curtis Chan has moved his dental practice from Carmel Country Plaza to Sorrento Valley, he will return to run his third annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back with North County Dance Arts. The Buy Back helps local children unload the Halloween candy they don’t need for a good cause. The candy is donated to troops overseas and children are given $1 per pound (up to five pounds). The Buy Back will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, between 3-7 p.m. at North County Dance Arts in Carmel Country Plaza. The child must be present and must have or make a card for the troops in order to receive their cash. Each child will leave with a free toothbrush kit, to brush away any damage from the Halloween candy they kept. Last year the drive was a big success, collecting 2,280 pounds. A whopping 910 pounds came from the dental buy back, with partners

Dr. Curtis Chan and family load up the truck during last year’s Great Halloween Candy Buy Back. Santa Fe Christian collecting 715 pounds and Ralph’s donating 595 pounds. Santa Fe Christian will again run a candy collection. Beanie babies and small stuffed animals are also collected along with candy, and children will receive an extra prize for donating a stuffed animal. The troops often use candy and beanie babies to connect with local children in the area they are serving. This year, for the first time, military serviceman will be at the Candy Buy Back so in addition to writing a heartfelt card, the children can personally say “Thank you” and show appreciation for their service. North County Dance Arts is located 12750 Carmel Country Rd., Suite #103, San Diego, 92130. For more information, call (858) 481-9090 or visit www.curtischandds.com

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Bird fans flock to Free Flight fundraiser

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His favorite hike ONE VIEW He walks south from the trailhead. The sky is clear and blue and perfect. Ground squirrels scramble over the GORDON rocks. The CLANTON earth is North Coast smooth, tan columnist streaked with gray. He fixes his gaze on the left side of the trail, deciding to focus on the other side only on the walk back. A sandstone cliff rises on his left until it towers far above him, 100 feet of sheer pale-orange sandstone, pock-marked by wind and water and time. Like Adam in that longago Garden, like the native people who lived here before him, he had given names not only to the animals, but also to the natural features of the land. This formation, with hints of Monument Valley, he called the “Arizona Cliff.” In a nest on a narrow ledge of rock halfway up the wall, a pair of presumably monogamous Peregrine falcons feed their young. At the foot of the cliff, the carcasses of other birds attest to the predatory prowess of the falcons, the fastest animals alive, reaching 200 mph during their hunting dive. Further south, the cliff face is interrupted by an inverted triangle of ascending curved

green terraces, a formation he called the “Amphitheater.” Further along, the cliff face breaks itself into a kaleidoscope of pastel colors no one knows the names of. This “Painted Cliff” is marked by a deep hollow with caramel-colored rock, vertically streaked with a frozen brown veil — the “German Chocolate Cave.” And now the path is blocked by a flat chunk of gray rock about 10 feet high, perhaps 50 by 50 feet in area, roughly the shape of Arkansas, with a bath-tub-sized rectangular hole cut about where Little Rock would be. Water pools around the base of the “Flat Rock.” The water is the edge of the Pacific Ocean, now on his left as he walks back north. The water is cobalt blue and turquoise, accented with the white lace of surf. The air smells of salt and kelp. Dolphins laze along in the shallows, sometimes bursting through the curling face of a wave to momentarily reveal themselves whole. A hooded fisherman catches and releases a leopard shark about a cubit in length. Squadrons of brown pelicans swoop low, disappearing behind the sunlit wave crests. Several elegant white great egrets feed in the smooth wet sand as the waves retreat. The seagulls feast here, too — George and Katey and their chicks, Steven, Jonathan, and Livingston. Gordon Clanton teaches sociology at San Diego State University. He welcomes comments at gclanton@mail.sdsu.edu.

Dec. 7: A Date of Infamy On 10/10/10 I was 69 years old. On 10/10/11, I was 70 years old and on Dec. 7, 2011 it will be 70 years since the Empire of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech on Sunday, Dec. 8, 1941 described the previous day as “a date which will live in infamy.” On Dec. 7, 1941 my mother, Irene Duffy, and her girlfriend, Jessie Kelly, were together on Staten Island, NY, that fateful day holding each other and holding me, age two months and Kate Kelly, age three months. These two best friends promised each other to be together on Dec. 7 no matter what they were doing for as long as they could, and they did. Later, if they could not get together because of job opportunities elsewhere or family commitments, they called each other. Year after year they faithfully followed-up on their promise to each other to keep in touch on Dec. 7. When my mother died in April 1982, my Dad picked up the tradition for her and called Jessie for the upcoming Dec. 7, and when Dad died in 1983, I continued the tradition. I picked up the phone and called Jessie. It was a very tearful conversation that first Dec. 7, 1983 when I placed that call because of all the flooding memories. As the years past it became more difficult to locate Jessie because as she got older, she began to spend more and more time with each of her six children. Every year on Dec. 7, I never knew where I would find her, but wherever I did, she was always glad to spend a few minutes with me on the telephone. She made me feel closer to Mom and Dad as we reminisced the past and forecast the future. Then in 1990 Jessie died. I hesitated at first to make the traditional Dec. 7 call to her daughter that year, but I did not want the 49-year tradition to end, so I picked up the phone once again on

Dec. 7 and called Jessie’s youngest daughter, Roz, whom I had never met. Over the years since, Roz and I called each other on that date which will live in infamy and exchanged family news. Roz and her sisters and brothers even came to San Diego on their boat one year to visit me and my family after we left Staten Island in 1999. So then I finally got to meet her and her grown up siblings whom I played with many years ago. Three years ago I met Roz and Kate again in Florida with my sister, Irene, after we had all retired. We shared many memories of our parents and the many wondrous days we all spent together so long ago. This past January, 2011 I had the opportunity for the first time in almost 70 years to visit the Memorial to the Battleship U.S.S. Arizona which was sunk on Dec. 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor off the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This memorial is in honor of the memory of those brave men and women who died on that date of infamy. The silence of the thousands of visitors present was inspiring. To this day, we were told by the docent, oil continues to escape from the Arizona’s oil tanks far below the water after 70 years under the ocean. Now, as Dec. 7, 2011 is quickly approaching I cannot believe I will be 70 years old and a more than 70-year friendship continues to unfold. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those lost on the day Pearl Harbor was bombed, and a 70-year friendship between two best friends and their extended families continues to be alive and flourishing. Perhaps, after me, my daughter will continue this tradition, the tradition of two best friends, and truly, this will be “a date which will live in infamy.” Diane B. Tyson Solana Beach

DM Rotarians celebrate community at 3rd Annual Chili and Quackers Challenge fundraiser BY EMILY FIGUEIREDO, PUBLICITY CHAIR FOR THE ROTARY CLUB OF DEL MAR The simple act of walking down Camino Del Mar and taking in the view from Powerhouse Park is all you need to be reminded of how breathtaking Del Mar truly is. In our daily lives we can get busy and forget that we are so fortunate to live in a place of such beauty. But in addition to the landscape, Del Mar’s sense of community togetherness is second to none. The Rotarians of Del Mar celebrated this on Oct. 15 for the 3rd Annual Chili and Quackers Challenge fundraiser event. The event was a success with fun had by all in attendance, from chili cookers and tasters to children playing and others winning prizes. The sunny day greeted families, adults and grandparents to mingle, eat, drink and remember there is a responsibility to take care of one another. Club President Sharyn Daly said, “I can’t tell you how wonderful it was to watch the great fun that was enjoyed by all at Powerhouse Park. How wonderful to all join together to serve our great community of Del Mar!” The Rotary Club of Del Mar would like to thank Steigerwald Dougherty, Val Meyers State Farm Insurance, The Fish Market, Wells Fargo Bank, Pinky’s Big Top Circus, Sharyn Daly Coldwell Banker, Stratford Square, Matthias C. Kurth M.D. PhD, Resource Flooring, Vickie Lavanty Salon, Affiliated Dental Specialists, the Del Mar Times and the Del Mar Lifeguards for all of their support! The event raised money for various charitable projects that the Rotary Club of Del Mar supports. Many of these projects are right here in our own backyard to keep the North County Coastal area beautiful and community oriented. Each year, the Community Service group of the club supports Del

Mar and the neighboring communities with their time, talent and treasure. This includes providing equipment for St. Leo’s Medical and Dental clinic for anyone needing care, regardless of their background or economic standing. It also includes partnering with Jimmy O’s for a BBQ during the Del Mar Art Stroll each October, sponsoring underprivileged children to attend summer camp at the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, putting on a Christmas party complete with Santa and gifts for the children of the local Head Start program and helping to improve the La Colonia Branch of the San Dieguito Ken Lee, Randy Gruber, and Boys and Girls Clubs. Dylan Gruber with “6-Hour Chili” Many local baseball and soccer clubs as well as Boys Scout troops have from Americana. turned to the Del Mar Rotary Commu- Photo/Jon Clark nity Service Committee for support and countless trees have been planted along a planked trail in the San Dieguito River Park thanks to these Rotarians. Each member of this club loves the community in which they live. They want to take care of it and see it thrive. Putting service above self, right here in our own neighborhood is what the Del Mar Rotary Club is all about. We meet each Thursday at noon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar or check out the website at www.delmarrotary.org.


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SCRIPPS continued from page 4 Panama City, Florida, of Italian heritage and grew up in Alabama. “My dad was a ‘lifer’ in the military for more than 30 years,” Buzachero said. “Initially, because he was a skier and spoke Italian, he served with the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division fighting the Germans in the Italian Alps during WW II and later joined the Air Force as a commissioned officer, who when he retired went to work as a civil servant in the Space Race at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, where [Wernher] von Braun and all the German scientists were building rockets [for the U.S. Army].” Von Braun, a former Nazi war hero and scientist, eventually was appointed director of NASA’s rocket development of the Saturn rockets that propelled American astronauts to the moon. Buzachero earned his B.B.A. degree in industrial relations from the University of Alabama in 1974. All through school, he had worked in fast-food restaurants. In college, he managed two restaurants and after a brief stint in sales and marketing at a radio station in Decatur, Alabama — where he met and married his wife, Nancy — he returned to restaurant management and subsequently purchased two fast-food franchises in Decatur and Birmingham with his brother-in-law. From his experience in the fast-food business, he learned the critical importance of hiring the right people and developing an engaged team. His first job in human resources in the health field was creating campaigns on radio, television and at colleges to recruit nurses for a hospital in Birmingham, in the late 1970s. Subsequently, he himself was recruited by the Baptist Health System, also in Birmingham, as a compensation manager and later promoted to corporate vice president of human resources. He then co-founded an HR health consultancy in Cincinnati. It was successful, but it required a lot of travel, he said, and, at the time, he and his wife had two small children, so after three-and-

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Quick Facts Name: Victor V. Buzachero Distinction: Vic Buzachero, Scripps Health corporate senior vice president of innovation, human resources and performance management, this month was named one of HR Executive Magazine’s Honor Roll recipients for 2011. He joined Scripps 10 years ago and is credited with helping it achieve a remarkable turnaround. Resident of: Carmel Valley Born: Panama City, Florida, 60 years ago Education: B.B.A. in industrial relations, University of Alabama, 1974 Family: He and his wife, Nancy (nee Snider) have been married 35 years. They have two grown children, son, Chris, 34, manages a trading group at the Chicago Board of Trade, and younger daughter, Jessica, is attending a culinary school in San Francisco. Interests: Working out “constantly,” running, weight training and stair-climbing to his second floor office to stay in shape winter snow-skiing. Current readings: “Competing on Analytics,” by Thomas Davenport; and “Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back,” by Todd Burpo. Favorite TV: “Burn Notice,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and sports Favorite recent film: “50/50,” the 2011 comedy/drama based on the life of screenwriter Will Reiser Philosophy: “Serving God and serving people.” a-half years, he opted to return to corporate HR, with Texas Health Resources in Dallas, Banner Health System in Phoenix, Arizona, and, just prior to joining Scripps, as special assistant to the CEO of the Providence Health System in Seattle, Washington. “And because it’s rainy most of the time in Seattle I came to San Diego,” he quipped. Over the past 10 years, Buzachero is credited with starting each fiscal year with a workforce strategic plan to define the HR plan going forward and communicating it to the staff. He then developed a strategy to lower the company’s reliance on temporary, premium-paid registered nurses from 20 percent in 2001 to below 8 percent today, resulting in a more stable permanent staff and more than $100 million in reduced labor costs annually. He and his staff also created a new compensation strategy for nurses that includes salary reviews every six months with merit increases and bonuses for increased patient satisfaction that has helped reduce the turnover rate of RNs from 25

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percent in 2002 to 8.6 percent last year. Also, in 2002, Buzachero launched the first, company-wide annual employee engagement survey which initially indicated that only 58 percent of its employees considered Scripps a great place to work. In 2010, that figure climbed to 88 percent. “We don’t just survey, but we use that information to work with employees to make direct improvements in the workplace,” Buzachero said. “By staying on the cycle and coming back to the employees after first getting feed-back, talking with them, doing action plans, after a couple of years people began to trust … that we were going to do what we said we would do.” The two questions asked in the survey are: What makes this a good place to work and what would make this a better place? The last survey generated some 2,000 pages of comments. “Chris [Van Gorder] and I read them. We read them all,” Buzachero said. “And we do something about them.”

BY MARK DAUGHTERS, INTERLACED INC. Apple just unveiled their latest iPhone. The iPhone fiv... wait. iPhone 4S? Huh? This can’t be right. Apple must have missed a bad auto-correction when typing this up. I mean, this phone has a faster processor, amazing camera, 4G speeds, stronger cell reception, and a totally new voice activated assistant feature. It has to be the iPhone 5. On paper, the only thing the iPhone 4S doesn’t have that the iPhone 5 was “supposed” to have is a new outer case and a bigger screen. This raises a good question, would people who are disappointed with the iPhone 4S be satisfied with the exact same phone if it were simply called the iPhone 5? “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This naming structure is suggesting that Apple is in a two year release pattern to help people cope with the long two-year carrier agreements they sign with the purchase of new iPhones. Remember the iPhone 3GS came out after the iPhone 3G, and was seen as a modest upgrade. But for those who had the original iPhone the upgrade was too good to pass up. Perhaps this generation phone isn’t meant to entice people with the iPhone 4, so much as the people with the iPhone 3Gs. Most people (who are not insane, like myself.) don’t upgrade their phone every year. Apple can take their time and focus on making great software strides one year, and then great hardware improvements the next. This is all an assumption, as this is only Apple’s fifth iPhone release. Could Apple keep this same design next year? Very possible. John Gruber of DaringFireball.net points out: “Apple isn’t going to make a new form factor just for the sake of newness itself — they make changes only if the changes make things decidedly better. Thinner, stronger, smaller, more efficient. If they don’t have a new design that brings about such adjectives, they’re going to stick with what they have.” Regarding screen size. Apple has never change the size of their iPhone display. Ever. It seems obvious that they’ve figured out the best size screen for their phones through

years of research and development. Even though other competitors phones might have a huge screen, does that mean it is better? By that rationale the bigger screen, the better phone. Want a 10 inch screen on your iPhone? Buy an iPad. Apple does an amazing job of doing all the legwork to make sure that we don’t get a feature that actually makes the experience worse. Have they even tried an iPhone with a bigger screen? Of course. Smaller screens too. I’m sure the great minds in Cupertino have tried designs we can’t event think of. But they picked the current size screen for a reason. It makes the most sense for a device we use with our thumbs. A larger screen would make vital areas of the screen unreachable when using the device with one hand. Thus making the overall experience of using the phone worse. What makes this phone stand apart the most is Siri. The new voice command system that’s built into the iPhone, that make something like writing a newspaper article about the new iPhone as simple as talking. You can ask Siri anything from “Text my wife that I’m running late to dinner” to “Where Is the nearest Apple store?” to “How many cups in a gallon?” Siri delivers correct results immediately, and sometimes with some sass. Telling Siri to “Shut up” gets a “Did I deserve that?” come back. What I’m probably going to use Siri for most, is reading and replying to text messages. This can be done while the phone is still in my pocket while driving over my cars Bluetooth system. For those of you with an iPhone 4 already, is this a worthy upgrade? That depends. Are you crazy like me and buy anything with an Apple logo on it as soon as it comes out? If so then this is the phone for you! If you have an older iPhone you’ll be very pleased with all the enhancements that have happened since you upgraded last. If you’re using an Android or a BlackBerry, you’ve been missing out on the promised land for quite a long time. For you, there’s been no better time to join the cult of Apple by getting the latest and greatest iPhone. If you can find one, that is. Mark Daughters, Interlaced San Diego Inc., can be reached at 800-202-7400; 1201 Camino Del Mar, Unit 102, Del Mar, CA 92014; www. interlacedinc.com

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SPOTLIGHT on LOCAL BUSINESS Samurai Restaurant

serves up royal treatment BY CLAIRE HARLIN Staff Writer If you were royalty going out to eat in Japan, you’d probably dine in a private room sitting cross-legged. You’d be served by a waitress wearing a kimono, you’d drink fine sake and the chef would serve you a traditional 10-course “oma kase” meal — meaning “chef’s choice.” But even if you’re not royalty, there’s a restaurant in Solana Beach where you can go to get that same treatment. Samurai Restaurant, located at 979 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, offers reservationonly private dining with 10or eight-course meals, which manager Eric Song said is great for those looking to have an upscale business lunch or try new dishes in an extravagant way. “The chef picks dishes with the freshest fish,” said Song. “People don’t have to

worry about what to order and they feel like kings.” Song helps his father, Charlie Song, run the restaurant, which has been part of the Solana Beach community since 1979. The Songs, from Korea, were one of the first families to open a sushi restaurant in the San Diego area, and a number of chefs from Samurai have gone on to open their own successful restaurants, such as Nobu in Solana Beach, Bluefin Fusion Japanese Restaurant in La Jolla and Toshi Sushi in El Cajon. “Back then, it was only us. Now every block has a sushi restaurant,” said Charlie Song about being at the forefront of the sushi movement. “It was a big hit in the United States because it’s healthy, and people enjoy eating it because it’s unique.” Charlie also pointed out that many sushi restaurants

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don’t serve “real sushi.” Sushi rolls, for example, are not traditional, as opposed to nigeri (just the raw fish). “Sometimes they are even baking sushi, which is not the real way,” said Charlie. “And in Japan, they don’t put mayo on their sushi.” The Songs were also one of the first to bring teppanyaki-style cuisine to San Diego. Charlie said when he started doing teppanyaki, in which guests sit around an iron griddle and watch the chef’s elaborate cooking methods right before their eyes, Benihana was the only other place doing it. To add another dining experience to Samurai’s offerings, guests can sit at what could be the longest sushi bar they’ve ever sat at, and the restaurant offers happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. “Our bar sits over 50

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people,” said Eric, who recently attended college in Boston and plays football, basketball and baseball. “It’s definitely the longest sushi bar in San Diego.” Eric said he’s lucky to continue the rich legacy that Samurai has implanted in the Solana Beach community. The restaurant, originally situated on Highway 101, was started by his grandfather, who passed away in 1992. He is still much a part of the restaurant, however, because his hand-painted Asian-inspired murals adorn two large walls. Eric said he loves working with his dad and “not a lot of people get that fatherson relationship.” “I look up to my dad and grandfather because they are successful businessmen,” said Eric, adding that the men came to the United States with almost nothing.

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Top: Charlie Song (center) stands with his sons, Edwin (left) and Eric (right). Above: Private “oma kase” -style dining room at Samurai Restaurant in Solana Beach. PHOTOS: CLAIRE HARLIN

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Week in Sports BY GIDEON RUBIN Football: Cathedral Catholic is just two years removed from a historic 26-game winning streak, one of the longest in San Diego County history And now the Dons are in the midst of another amazing run. With their 53-0 thrashing of Scripps Ranch in an Eastern League game on Oct. 21, the Dons have outscored their last four opponents by a combined 116-7, with the only points allowed over that period coming on a garbage time touchdown at the end of a 26-7 nonleague victory Eastlake. Dons quarterback Garrett Bogart was five for 12 passing for 189 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. JJ Stavola rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries, and Riley Sanchez and Luke Ramsey each gained 25 rushing yards on four carries. The Dons improved to 2-0 in league and 6-1 overall for the season. ***** Torrey Pines rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat Rancho Bernardo 28-21 in a Palomar League game on Oct. 21. Andrew Fargo spearheaded the comeback, rushing for 115 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries. David Bagby rushed for 75 yards and one touchdown on 11 carries, and Andrew Perkins gained 73 rushing yards on 12 carries. The Falcons scored first on Fargo’s run from the 4 midway through the first quarter. But they went into the intermission reeling after Rancho Bernardo took a 21-7 lead on three unanswered touchdowns. Bagby got the Falcons going with a scoring run from the 7 midway through the second quarter, and the Falcons tied the game on Fargo’s scoring run from the 3 late in the third quarter. Fargo’s scoring run from the 1 late in the game secured the win. The Falcons won for the third time in four games on the road, but are winless in four home games. The Falcons improved to 1-2 in league and 3-5 overall for the season. ***** Santa Fe Christian extended its winning streak to five games in decisive fashion as the Dons routed La Jolla Country Day 49-14 in a Coastal League game on Oct. 21. Jarrod Watson-Lewis led a balanced offense, rushing for 89 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries. He was among four Eagles players who rushed for at least 50 yards in a game where seven different players scored one touchdown. Grant Lucier rushed for 77 yards and one touchdown on four carries, and Tony Miro rushed for 50 yards and one score on nine carries. Eagles quarterback Connor Moore was six for 15 passing for 114 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. Moore also rushed for 50 yards on nine carries. Reed Miller led the Eagles defensively with eight tackles

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Hannah Hubbard added 12 kills. Eagles setter Christie Duoos had 26 assists, and Brook Wimsatt had 17 digs. The Eagles improved to 29-12 overall for the season. ***** San Diego Jewish Academy lost to Horizon 3-1 in a Coastal League North game on Oct. 19. Gabi Rothman led the Lions with 20 kills and Savi Lurie had 27 assists. The Lions fell to 2-5 in league and 5-9 overall for the season. ***** Canyon Crest Academy defeated San Dieguito Academy 3-0 (27-25, 25-8, 25-14) in a Valley League game on Oct. 19. The Ravens improved to 7-0 in league and 11-1 overall for the season. Water polo: Torrey Pines defeated Rancho Bernardo 13-8 in a Palomar League game on Oct. 20. Peter Bergum scored six goals and had one assist to lead the Falcons and Trevor Sauerbrey added three goals and one assist. Dustin Inada had six assists. The Falcons improved to 6-0 in league and 16-4 overall for the season.

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Solana Beach Soccer Club’s Girls U16 team undefeated at season mid-point The Solana Beach Soccer Club’s Girls U16 team has reached mid-point of the season with an undefeated (5-0-1) record, and is in second place in the prestigious and difficult Presidio League. The team is led by forward/midfielders Georgie Lawson and Mariel Cathcart, and has the stingiest defense in the league—allowing only 6 goals all season. It is challenging to field a recreational soccer team after the players reach high school age. Players tend to focus on high school sports, or find other interests and drop recreational athletics altogether. But, 18 girls from six different high schools (Canyon Crest Academy, Cathedral Catholic, La Jolla Country Day, San Dieguito Academy, Santa Fe Christian and Torrey Pines) have chosen to lace on their booties and kick the ball around each weekend with their ‘mates. Some of the girls have played rec. soccer in SBSC for a decade, while others have played for competitive teams before returning to SBSC. Many of the girls have been teammates for years, and often have a better idea of where they want to play than their coaches. “I set the line-up very carefully,” says Head Coach and SBSC Board Member Jeff Lyle, “but, then I look up to see that two of the players have changed sides. ‘What’s going on girls?’ I’ll ask. And, they’ll tell me, ‘Chloe is better on the left side,’ or ‘Ary prefers right defender.’ Sometimes we have to be more directive, but, so far, it’s working.” Assistant coach Tim Pickwell says the girls are goofy, until challenged. “We had a poor pre-game warm-up, one game, and looked like we were asleep at the opening kick-off. The other team scored in less than a minute. But, then the girls got fired up and took it to them. They love the competition.”

The Solana Beach Soccer Club U16 Girls team is undefeated in Presidio League play. They are pictured here Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Palomar College moments before defeating San Marcos, 5-1. Front left to right: seated, Head Coach Jeff Lyle. Lying on ground, Samantha Sloss, Mariel Cathcart Emma Conger; Middle Row, lying on top of Bottom Row: Anya Efseaff, Francesca Oldham, Chloe Fuderich; seated: Jilly Lyle, Georgie Lawson. Back Row: Aryana Noroozi, Katia Valdez, Meghan Pickwell, Devin Burton, Lauren Hicks, Aafje Day, Karla Lopez. Standing: Assistant Coach Tim Pickwell. Not pictured: Chloe Aretz, Lilli Blumkin, Gaby Caparelli. PHOTO: REBECCA LAWSON.

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BY CLAIRE HARLIN editor@delmartimes.net Between now and Nov. 7, guests of Leaping Lotus in Solana Beach can enjoy more than the thousands of trinkets and pieces of art for sale in the shop, but they can relish a culturally educational exhibit that’s not only extravagant, but particularly special to the man who made it. Artist Todd Swenke, who specializes in painting the colorfully-adorned skeletons that characterize Dia de los Muertos, has erected three large and elaborate altars at the entrance of the shop, which not only bring attention to the Latino holiday, but also pay homage to his own family members who have passed on. As tradition has it, Dia De Los Muertos is a time when the dead return home to visit loved ones, feast on their favorite foods and listen to their favorite music. Swenke has traditionally honored deceased family members in

Artist Todd Swenke stands with his Dia de los Muertos installation at Leaping Lotus in Solana Beach’s Cedros Design District. PHOTO: CLAIRE HARLIN

his own home, and for the past to years, he has brought his altars, which tower at least six feet in height and have multiple tiers filled with offerings, two Leaping Lotus. Swenke isn’t Hispanic, but he said “the altars can transcend any culture. “It’s about paying homage to those you respect,” he said. “It’s a beautiful way to honor family members who are deceased.” Dia de los Muertos starts on Nov. “This altar represents love and admi1, a day that is ration, for those people closest to our dedicated to the children and inhearts, that have had a profound effect fants, and ends on on us. They have passed on to another Nov. 2, the day that is dedicated to place and time, but their spirit lives on all deceased adults. around us and makes us who we are …” A Montana native, Swenke’s al— Todd and Carla Swenke

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tars contain black-and-white photos of his Western great grandparents, and items from his wife’s family are also featured on the colorful, hand-painted altar shelves. He included a bottle of Kahlua — his grandmother’s favorite spirit — many flowers and jewels, artificial foods and a number of handpainted Dia de los Muertos skeletal figures and skulls. Also included are colorful soaps, water and a towel — so the dead can be cleansed after their journey. Similarly themed paintings hang throughout the shop and altar display, one of which was the collaborative effort of Swenke and his 18-year-old daughter, Tiffany, who is pursuing a fine arts degree. The painting, ti-

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BY WILL BOWEN Contributor “The image of pirates presented by writers, such as Robert Lewis Stevenson and Daniel Defoe, is false,” claims Stanley Wahlens, UCSD Extension Division advisor and pirate aficionado. “Pirates like William Kidd were actually agents of the British government with a license to plunder Spanish ships.” Wahlens, along with about 50 other individuals, mostly UCSD staff and faculty, came to listen to a scholarly and intriguing lecture by UCSD history professor Mark G. Hanna titled, “A Nest of Pirates: Piracy and the Formalization of the First British Empire,” held on Oct. 20 in the Seuss Room at the Geisel Library on campus. The lecture was given in connection with the exhibit, “Unburying Treasure: Pyrates at Geisel,” which is located on the main floor of the library. Marlayna Christensen, Outreach Librarian at Geisel, who helped curate the ex-

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pirates. It reveals everything you might want to know about pirate lifestyle and weaponry. It will be up through January 2012.” Hanna, who earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University, with a dissertation on the impact of pirates on Newport and Charlestown, Rhode Island from 16701730, said he was never particularly interested in pirates growing up and never planned to make the study of pirates his lifelong avocation. His original interest was fatherhood in America, he explained, but as he was giving a talk on an American father named William Harris, who had been captured by pirates, he noticed the audience was most fascinated and had the most questions about the part of his paper on pirates. These questions led him to go back and redo his search of the records on pirates. According to Hanna, fictional writers and Hollywood have given us a misleading picture of pirates as swashbuckling social out-

A portion of the exhibit on view at Geisel Library until January. PHOTOS: WILL BOWEN casts, outlaws, and enemies of mankind who remained that way their entire lives. “Many pirates eventually settled down to respectable lives,” he said. “And pirates were very different in different time periods. The Johnny Depp portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow would only be valid for the very short time period of 1713 to 1730.” Hanna found that many communities on the periphery of the English Em-

pire supported pirates because pirates brought in money (from the business of repairing and refitting their ships) and other resources (such as slaves, who they captured during their acts of piracy). Pirate James Brown married the daughter of a deputy governor and was selected for political office in New England, while pirate Thomas Cromwell was welcomed by John Winter the governor of Boston as a

“God’s Send.” Captain Henry Morgan, whose image is depicted on Morgan Rum bottles, was given permission to plunder the Spanish colonies and was eventually knighted. He later bought a plantation in Jamaica and ended up executing other pirates! Some communities, like the Quakers in eastern Delaware, tolerated and protected pirates from prosecution because the pirates only attacked ships owned by Muslims — a religion the Quakers thought was a product of the Antichrist. The pirates who walked freely in their midst were also a guarantee against further religious persecution by the British Crown. Hanna said historical documents reveal that when it comes to pirates, it’s difficult to sort fact from fiction, but generalizations about them are wrong; pirates have gotten a bad rap, and ended up as everyone’s scapegoat, be it for their anti-capitalist lifestyle or flamboyant clothing or aberrant sexual norms.

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Get a jump on the season at shopping and tasting event ‘Passport To Style at Del Mar Plaza’ BY DIANE Y. WELCH If you want to get a head start on the fast-approaching Holiday Season, check out the Del Mar Plaza’s complimentary pre-season shopping and tasting event, “Passport To Style at Del Mar Plaza,” which will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 -9 p.m. The event features the best in quality merchandise, clothing, gifts and services paired with tempting food offerings and cocktails from participating restaurants and eateries. This is the first year that Passport To Style is being offered, said Hilary Townsend, a spokesperson for the plaza. It is an opportunity for shoppers to check out the plaza’s recent changes and upgrades and meet new merchants. Customers will be able to stroll though the plaza in an unhurried way, savor tasty bites, enjoy a complimentary cocktail, check out the latest merchandise, and have a preseason shopping experience in a festive atmosphere with incredible views. In total, 13 merchants are participating in the event. Customers will check in at the restaurant Pacifica Del Mar where they will be given a passport. In visiting each participating store or restaurant in the plaza, a stamp will be impressed on the passport. When a passport is full, customers will be eligible for a complimentary dessert at the end of the evening, said Townsend. There will be a complimentary food tasting at Pacifica Del Mar featuring seafood and dessert. “Customers are invited to try our oysters on the half shell, ahi tuna with tartar, and our signature crème brûlée and bite sized candied apple,” said restaurant partner Chef Chris Idso. The restaurant is also offering a 20 percent discount certificate for use at

“Passport To Style at Del Mar Plaza” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 -9 p.m. percent for any purchase a later date. made on the evening of the Some of the participatevent and Urban Girl Accesing restaurants will have sories has a special gift with happy hour specials that each purchase. The boutique preempt the event. Del Mar has teamed up with CrabRendezvous will offer happy tree and Evelyn to give away hour pricing from 4 - 6 p.m. a La Source Mini Soap, Bath Customers may also enjoy a Gel and Mini Lotion, all free glass of red or white wrapped and ready to go. wine or a Sapporo pint from Annie Glenn, owner, wel4 -7 p.m., along with free comes customers to browse food samples and a glass of through a large selection of Rombauer Chardonnay, new scarves and jewelry. In which may be purchased at addition, the boutique will the reduced price of $9. Plus be debuting TOMS Sunglassthere will be a special prize es. “For every pair that is for the first 30 people at the purchased, TOMS will be restaurant. Shimbashi Izakaya has a giving the ‘gift of sight,’ whether it be new prescripfree Ginger Sake cocktail for tions or actual eye surgery, guests to enjoy along with a to people in impoverished 10 percent off coupon that countries,” said Glenn. may be redeemed at a later There are more surprises visit. Smashburger will offer and special offers planned at a 1/3 off the price of a Sunset Yogurt and Ice Smashburger and sweet poCream, Peaches En Regalia, tato Smashfries, with a couSunglass Hut, Saratoga Sadpon for free fries at the next dlery and International Bouvisit. tiques, and Banana Republic Haim LTD Salon is givthat will be announced the ing away a $20 value certifievening of the event. cate which may be applied The Passport To Style at toward any salon service, Del Mar Plaza is open to the plus opportunity drawings first 100 customers who to win services and beauty RSVP online. Email rsvp@ products. White House/ ranchandcoast.com or visit Black Market, with its signahttp://www.ranchandcoast. ture black and white apparcom/SURVEYS/8/ to make el, is offering 5 percent off your reservation. The Del merchandise plus an addiMar Plaza is located at 1555 tional 5 percent off for Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, members of their loyalty CA 92014. program – Blackbook. Garys Studio, purveyor of apparel and shoes, has a shop-wide discount of 25

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On The

Menu

The Fish Market ■ The Vibe: Casual, relaxed

See more restaurant profiles at www.delmartimes.net

■ 640 Via de la Valle, Solana Beach ■ (858) 755-2277 ■ www.thefishmarket.com ■ ■ ■

■ Take Out: Yes Signature Dishes: Dungeness Crab ■ Happy Hour: 3:30 p.m. to close Monday Cioppino, Calamari Fritte 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday Open Since: 1981 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ■ Hours: Reservations: Yes 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday Patio Seating: Yes 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Linguini and Manila Clams with white wine, butter, garlic and green onions.

Mesquite-grilled Ginger Lime Prawns are covered in cilantro sauce.

A Traditional Lobster Roll is served with a side of fries and a pickle. PHOTOS BY KELLEY CARLSON

‘Fresh’ is the word of the day at The Fish Market BY KELLEY CARLSON atrons of The Fish Market restaurant in Solana Beach seem to be hooked on the fresh catch offered daily. Whether it’s in the retail market or in the dining area, there’s something for everyone — from species in season to locally caught varieties like swordfish. Customers can get a jumpstart on their day with a stop at the retail market, which opens at 10 a.m., an hour before the restaurant. Located just inside the front entrance, the seafood — much of it glistening in varying shades of pink — is on display under glass. A shopper may find Pacific opah (moonfish), Mexican yellowtail, Pacific mahi mahi, Alaskan halibut, black mussels or Sea of Cortez prawns, and much more. “It’s (the market) essentially the showpiece of what’s on the menu; it’s a purposeful place for people to buy fresh fish,” said Jim Wendler, president of The Fish Market. “People know us for having an extremely highquality product.” There’s also smoked fish, produced out of The Fish Market’s facility in South San

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The nautically themed restaurant includes characters etched in glass throughout the restaurant.

One of the featured entrees is Ginger Glazed Fijian Ono with spicy shiitake mushrooms and bok choy.

On The

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Each week you’ll find a recipe from the featured restaurant online at delmartimes.net. Go to the ‘Food’ section to find this story, then click ‘Get The Recipe’ at the bottom of the story. ■ This week: The Fish Market’s Garlic Prawns Francisco, and prepared foods, such as chowders, that are made from scratch on the premises. However, customers won’t find unsustainable species, such as Chilean sea bass or orange roughy, Wendler said. For guests who dine in the restaurant, there’s so many options they can try something new each time they come in and never repeat, according to Wendler. The menu changes a couple of times daily, and is driven by the types of fresh fish that are available. The fresh fish entrees are mesquite grilled, and any of them can be made Cajun or blackened. Among the house specialties offered is Our Famous Dungeness Crab Cioppino, consisting of prawns, finfish, scallops, calamari, clams,

mussels and cockles with house-made marinara sauce and garlic bread. A group of three or four people may want to try the Smoked Fish Sampler, with trout, salmon, nova lox and albacore. There’s Fish Tacos, served with ranchero-style black beans; panko-style fish and chips; and seafood sandwiches and pastas. Not a fan of underwater species? Try one of a handful of salads, or order the Boneless All-Natural Jidori Chicken Breast or Omaha Natural New York Steak. Children can stay occupied with an activity booklet while enjoying food from their own special menu with pizza, pasta, shrimp, fish and chicken. To add to a patron’s unique dining experience, the nautically themed restaurant has seven

seating areas, featuring seafaring characters etched in glass, and murals by Wyoming artist Jocelyn Slack, along with artwork of boats and other marine scenes. Kick back at the oyster bar — where oysters are served on the half shell with Asian-style Mignonette or cocktail sauce — and drink a glass of wine. Perch on a stool in the dimly lit full-service lounge/bar, or anchor yourself in the bar patio that is reminiscent of a greenhouse. There’s plenty of room to maneuver in the spacious main dining room, but when it’s busy, the back dining room with its removable partitions becomes another destination. The deck has a plank-type of wood on the floor, with small lamps on the tables and multiple-paned windows. For a little privacy, there’s Fred’s Room, named for Fish Market Restaurants Inc. founder Fred Duckett, which can accommodate parties of up to 17. “We’ve been in the business for 35 years,” Wendler said. “Seafood is a complicated product to deal with, but we have earned trust from our customers over the years, and we have the quality that they appreciate.”


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Girl Power at Druck Center

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n Oct. 19, the Jenna Druck Center celebrated “Girl Power” at the Del Mar home of Leigh and David Johnson. The event honored Maria Assaraf, recipient of The 2011 Spirit of Leadership Award. Food was served, live music was performed and a fantastic time was had by all. Visit www.jennadruckcenter.org.

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Lola and Walter Green, Stephanie Druck

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Noah Assaraf, honoree Maria Middaugh Assaraf, John Asssaraf

(Right, top) Lily Albaisa, Marcy Morrison, Lisette Omoss; (Right, bottom) Joy Viccari, Marge Schmale, Barbara Schaeffer, Rosalie Gerevas

Russell and Diane Gold

Elisabeth Cullington, Wendy Clarke

(Right) Charlene Dackerman, Charlita Shelton

Singersongwriter Randi Driscoll Jeremy and Hiba Fennelly

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Local resident continues husband’s work to help families affected by stage 4 cancer, fund research BY KELLEY CARLSON Michael Moore was only 50 years old when he was given the grim news that he had stage 4 bile duct cancer. But out of his lifethreatening illness, the idea for an organization to help others affected by cancer was born. Live Moore provides financial aid to families affected by stage 4 cancer, and also helps fund research for gastrointestinal forms of the disease. It was “Mike’s heart and soul — he loved to help people,” said his wife, Veronica Moore. Mike’s diagnosis came as a shock to his family and friends. The Detroit native lived in Southern California most of his life and was very active. According to Veronica, Mike worked out five days a week, enjoyed martial arts and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and was an annual competitor in the Camp Pendleton 10K Mud Run. He had a career in mortgage banking for more than 20 years, and eventually served as divisional president of Prospect Mortgage. “He had been perfectly healthy,” Veronica said. But in August 2010, Mike started complaining of stomach pains and took two

Mike and Veronica Moore days off of work, “which was unusual,” she added. After several tests, it was determined that Mike had an ulcer. But during another exam, he felt pain when the doctor pressed on his liver. Blood work revealed that Mike’s liver enzymes were elevated; just weeks before, another blood test had indicated that the enzymes were normal. Just after his cancer diagnosis — but before knowing the type and the severity — Mike proposed to Veronica, after three-and-a-half years of courtship. Veronica said that he had wanted to solidify their relationship. “When you love somebody, you’re in it through

Mike and Veronica Moore (right) with Mike’s son Ryan (left) and daughter Amanda. cer who had to keep workthick and thin,” she said. ing to support his wife and One week after the prothree children, and decided posal, Mike found it was to establish Live Moore. stage 4 bile duct cancer. And “Mike called the family despite the prognosis, Mike and said he wanted to start and Veronica married on an organization and wanted Oct. 9, 2010. to help,” Veronica recalled. Meanwhile, the Moores “She’s (the wife) crying, I’m were in a financial position crying ...” where they could stop workSeveral days after the ing and focus on fighting Moores made the donation the disease and spending to the family, the man time with each other and passed away. their family, including Sadly, Mike did not live Mike’s son Ryan and daughto see other financial gifts ter Amanda. made by his organization — In an effort to help the he died weeks later, on Dec. Moores, Mike’s colleagues 8, surrounded by family and and friends contributed a loved ones. few thousand dollars as a Since then, Mike’s gift. Although Mike declined friends have come together it, he still wanted to show his appreciation. He knew of to move the organization forward in his memory. The a man in Chula Vista diagfirst fundraiser, titled “A Celnosed with stage 4 liver canebration of Life,” was held earlier this year at the Fairmont Newport Beach hotel and attracted 500 guests. A dinner was also held at Tommy V’s in Del Mar on Oct. 15. Veronica noted that random people have made do-

nations online, at www.livemoore.org. It’s estimated that $60,000 has been raised so far, she said. The money is divided 50-50 between families affected by any type of stage 4 cancer with financial hardship, and physicians and researchers at UCSD who are developing early detection techniques and better treatments for patients with gastrointestinal cancers. “There’s no real funding for GI cancers,” Veronica said. “There aren’t that many cases in comparison to other (types, such as breast cancer, etc.).” Veronica said that Live Moore has aided three families so far, with a fourth “in the making.” A $10,000 donation was recently made to UCSD, she added. Meanwhile, Live Moore has set a fundraising goal of $60,000 to support a biostatistics database needed for developing the assessment of response markers, or biomarkers, which are substances in an organism whose presence indicate a disease or infection. Molecular profile screening of patients using biomarkers can optimize personalized treatment with the best specific chemotherapy for each patient. The organization is still in the grass-roots stage, Veronica acknowledged. “Everyone (who is part of it) works,” she said. “This is something done in their spare time.” However, Veronica said Live Moore hopes to plan one grand event each year, in October, and get the word out about its existence. Mike’s son Ryan, who just started medical school at UC Irvine, is active with the organization, primarily with the medical side, communicating with doctors at UCSD. Veronica’s focus is with the families in need of financial aid. Along with promoting Live Moore and raising funds, Veronica works at staying positive. She continues to live in Carmel Valley, and is a Realtor with Prudential, John Lefferdink & Associates in Rancho Santa Fe/Del Rayo. Her therapy is exercise, and she loves running on the beach. In fact, Veronica was featured in Shape magazine’s “You in Shape” feature in October after sharing her story about Mike and her efforts to stay fit as mental and physical therapy. She received the call about her selection from Shape on what would’ve been Mike’s 51st birthday. “I can’t help but think he was looking over me,” Veronica said. She noted that along with workouts, she did a lot of reading and journaling early on. The 37-year-old also found friends around her age who have also lost their husbands to cancer. “They’ve been a positive influence,” Veronica said. “I surround myself with family and friends, and don’t put things off,” she added.

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Regional Halloween events â&#x20AC;˘ Third annual â&#x20AC;&#x153;Howl Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Weenâ&#x20AC;? a Walkabout for People and Pets, Oct. 27, 5 to 8 p.m., the Leucadia 101 MainStreet Association is sponsoring â&#x20AC;&#x153;Howl Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Weenâ&#x20AC;? this year, an after hours walkabout along Leucadiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hwy 101 business district, featuring a pet parade and pet costume contest, $5 entrance fee for the contest, which will be donated to Rancho Coastal Humane Society, (760) 436-2320, www.leucadia101.com â&#x20AC;˘Spooky Science, Visit the Discovery Lab to learn about all things scary from glow in the dark Flubber to spider webs and shocking activities. For kids, ages 5-12, tickets $2 with museum admission, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29. Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Balboa Park. IMAX film of the month, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Under the Sea.â&#x20AC;? View the most exotic and isolated locations on Earth, including South Australia, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Coral Triangle islands of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, directed by Howard and Michele Hall of Del Mar, narrated by Jim Carrey. Tickets: $12.75-$15.75. â&#x20AC;˘Fall Festival and Halloween Parade, themed crafts, music making, parade through the garden for ages 2-10 at noon.

Festive events at Lomas Santa Fe centers A variety of Halloween events will be held at Lomas Santa Fe Plaza (just east of I-5 on Lomas Santa Fe Drive) and Solana Beach Town Centre (just west of I-5 on Lomas Santa Fe Drive) on Monday, Oct. 31, from 3-5 p.m. Children 12 and under can trick or treat at participating stores, enjoy balloons, music, a pet contest and more. Visit lomassantafeplaza.com or solanabeach towncentre.com

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Spooktacularâ&#x20AC;? fun at Del Mar Highlands Come trick or treating at Del Mar Highlands on Halloween, Monday Oct. 31, where participating stores will hand out candy while supplies last from 4-6 p.m. A live concert by the Hodads will go off in the lower plaza.

Trick-or-Treat at Flower Hill on Oct. 31 The shops and restaurants of Flower Hill Promenade will hold a Halloween trick-or-treat event on Monday, Oct. 31, from noon-6 p.m. Kids will get to safely trick-or-treat around the center all afternoon at participating shops for Halloween goodies! Flower Hill Promenade is located at 2720 Via De La Valle â&#x20AC;˘ Del Mar, CA 92014-1923.

Trick or Treat at Piazza Carmel Piazza Carmel is holding a safe trick or treating event on Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. Piazza Carmel is located at Valley Centre Drive and Carmel Creek Road. For more information, call (760) 630-6687.

Kids may wear costumes, no scary masks or adults in costumes. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Free with admission or membership, plus small fee for crafts. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 436-3036, ext. 222. â&#x20AC;˘Legoland Brick-or-Treat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15, 22 and 29, costume and dance contests, pumpkin patch building event, â&#x20AC;&#x153;howler of the hourâ&#x20AC;? contests, nighttime trick-ortreating on one of two Brick-or-Treat Trails, music and entertainment. Admission. www.legoland.com. (760) 918-LEGO. â&#x20AC;˘SeaWorldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Halloween Spooktacular, See spooky and silly shows including the Pirates 4-D movie experience, then join in the Search for Captain Luckyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Treasure in a walkthrough adventure, have photo ops with Sesame Street friends, and trick-or-treat alongside SeaWorld characters. Kids can come in costume and explore an enchanting underwater Halloween Fantasea. October events included with park admission. (800) 25-SHAMU. Seaworldsandiego.com. â&#x20AC;˘The San Diego Botanic Garden will hold its Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Parade for Children on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12:30 p.m. For address and more information, visit www.sdbgarden.org

Del Mar Foundation offers Dogs of Del Mar Calendar at Halloween Pet Parade The Del Mar Foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dogs of Del Mar Calendar is ready for its big debut at Powerhouse Park on Oct. 30, at 5 p.m., when the Foundation will hold a Halloween Pet Parade. All pets must be on a leash. Only 500 calendars are being printed so if you Vajhra Photo: Susan Schelling would like to ensure your copy, go to www.DelMarFoundation.org for a copy to be held. Refreshments for all! Any questions, contact (858) 6351363 or dogs@delmarfoundation.org

At/around the Fairgrounds â&#x20AC;˘Scream Zone, 7 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 13-16; Oct. 2031; Triple (Combo) Haunt: House of Horror, Haunted Hayride & The Chamber $27.99. Double Haunt: The Chamber plus House of Horror or Haunted Hayride $18.99. Single Haunt: House of Horror or Haunted Hayride $14.99, Del Mar Fairgrounds, www.sdfair.com/screamzone/ home.html â&#x20AC;˘Pumpkin Station at Del Mar, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday Activities, rides, inflatables, slides, petting zoo, pumpkins for sale and more throughout the park through Oct. 31, free parking and admission, 15555 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar. (858) 481-4254 â&#x20AC;˘Harvest Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 21-23; Food, entertainment, art, gifts, family activities at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, admission $9-$4, plus parking, (800) 3461212, www.harvestfestival.com

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Safe Trick or Treat on Pumpkin Laneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; event to be held in Encinitas The pumpkins have been harvested which means it is time for all of the fair princesses, beauty queens, witches, warlocks, ghouls and mischief makers to come out and safely Trick or Treat on Halloween night. From 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, the Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association will continue its night of Safe Trick or Treats. South Coast Hwy 101 from Encinitas Blvd to Self-Realization Fellowship Bookstore will be converted into Pumpkin Lane featuring fantastic, carved pumpkins at different viewing locations throughout downtown Encinitas.

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J*Company Youth Theatre announces a tribute to Broadway shows The award-winning J*Company Youth Theatre, a program of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, recently announced its original partnering with La Jolla Playhouse for its 19th season of family entertainment. La Jolla Playhouse has created 18 productions that have transferred to Broadway, earning 26 Tony Awards. J*Company will pay tribute to its Broadway connection by presenting three crowd pleasing musicals: the classic rock musical “The Who’s Tommy,” running from Dec. 2-11, (produced with classic J*Company family values); a charming celebration of the Roaring 1920s, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” and the delightful ‘80s nostalgic roller-skating musical “Xanadu.” All productions take place at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre. Call the JCC Box Office at 858-362-1348 or visit www. sdcjc.org/jcompany for more information.

Buy tickets now for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at La Jolla Playhouse The Stratford Shakespeare Festival announced recently that its production of Jesus Christ Superstar, lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, will move on to Broadway following its Playhouse run Nov. 18 – Dec. 31 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The musical will open on Broadway on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Neil Simon Theatre, with previews beginning March 1. Some performances during the Playhouse run are already sold out. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets early to guarantee the best available seats. For tickets and more information, visit www.lajollaplayhouse.org

SB Holiday Arts and Crafts BeerNerdz San Diego Beer Week Boutique to be held Nov. 5 Tasting Challenge at PAC The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society will hold its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Boutique on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at La Colonia Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Available for sale will be holiday decorations, wearable art, potted plant arrangements, children’s toys, hand-turned wooden bowls, food items, gifts, jewelry and more. There will be a silent auction for popular one-of-akind items and a gift-bag prize drawing every 30 minutes. In the patio area will be the Coffee Café, created by society member Mary Berend, serving free coffee and a place to visit with friends and neighbors. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Boutique will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at La Colonia Community Center, 715 Valley Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075. For those interested in joining the Arts and Crafts Committee the society welcomes crafters of all levels. Membership in the society is not required. Contact Pam Dalton at 858-755-8574 for more information.

San Diego is home to some of the best craft beer breweries in the world. Quality breweries are located throughout San Diego County with new ones emerging on a consistent basis. Keeping up with all this amazing talent can be a challenge. A fun way to get involved in the rising San Diego craft beer scene is participating in a BeerNerdz tasting challenge. Guests are given a scorecard with tasting notes, alcohol percentage, brewery and beer names. The goal is to match the scorecard description to each beer being tasted. While each event has a different theme, San Diego breweries will always be showcased. Guests compete against one another in a friendly environment to see who can name the most beers correctly. BeerNerdz will be held at the Pacific Athletic Club in Carmel Valley celebrating San Diego Beer Week on Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Some of the breweries being showcased include Hess, Ballast Point, Green Flash, Beer Co, and Port. Styles include Pale Ales, IPAs, Reds and Cream Ales. Event includes scorecard, souvenir tasting glass, grilled menu items, bottled water, crackers to help cleanse the palate and of course a sampling of San Diego’s finest beers. If you’d like more information, please e-mail Eric@beernerdz.com or to RSVP please contact Pacific Athletic Club at 858-369-3200 and press 1 for membership.

Create personalized holiday centerpieces ‘Thriller’ performance is Oct. 29 at Solana Beach gallery Nov. 19

On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., there will be a “Thriller” extravaganza by CStar Productionz that gives both children and adults the opportunity to perform. The 45M Horse Trader Grand Prix at the Del Mar Fairgrounds has invited CStar to dance at their annual horse jumping championship. Visit www.cstarproductionz.com (October events)

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Re-Gallery in Solana Beach will host “I’m Thankful for…,” an art class where students create personalized holiday centerpieces from recycled materials. Re-gallery supplies students with a foam base, and decorative art supplies; and students bring old photos, mementos and trinkets of Thanksgivings or life events past to memorialize them into beautiful, meaningful table centerpieces. Students’ creations are limited only by their imaginations as they illustrate what they are thankful for by re-purposing special symbols of their pasts. This class is suitable for artists of all ages and abilities as step-by-step, hands-on instruction will be provided by ReGallery founder and art teacher Les Corral. This is an opportunity for families to create and learn together. “I’m Thankful for…” will be held at Re-Gallery on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The cost of the class is $25 per student, or $45 for one adult plus one child. To register, or for more information, call 858-259-2001 or email lester@regallery.org. Please RSVP for this class by Friday, Nov. 18. Re-Gallery is located at 348 S. Cedros Ave, Ste. H, Solana Beach, 92075; Phone: 858-259-2001; www.regallery.org.

13th Annual Light The Night Walk at Del Mar Fairgrounds

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer, will host its 13th Annual Light The Night® Walk on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Light The Night® Walk is an inspirational two-mile walk that brings together thousands of individuals to raise funds for lifesaving blood cancer research and critical patient and family services. Check-in is at 6 p.m. with the opening ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. and the Walk starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information on this year’s event, visit www.lightthenight. org/sd/.

Coronado School of the Arts holding Open House Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA) will hold its annual Open House on Wednesday Nov. 2, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Coronado High School, 650 D Avenue, Coronado CA 92118. Artistically-inclined students from around San Diego County who are in 8th, 9th and 10th grade are invited. Students and their parents will learn about CoSA’s application and audition/interview process, and be able to register for the Prospective Student Workshop to be held on Jan. 24. For more information about CoSA or the CoSA Open House, please visit the website www.cosafoundation.org.


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Eco-wise artists ‘trash’ New Children’s Museum BY LONNIE BURSTEIN HEWITT Contributor What is trash? What impact does it have on our lives? How can we deal with it in more sensible ways? When and how does trash become art? These are some of the questions addressed by a new exhibition at the New Children’s Museum. Shazam! Twelve artists create imaginative installations from rubbish. Pretty patterns formed by magnetized metallic dust from old TV and computer parts. A crawl-through maze decorated with used clothes. A modern-day midden full of plastic throwaways. A lacy cloud of plastic bags. An illuminated Styrofoam rocket flying over jagged cardboard peaks and climbable walls. The exhibit, which opened with a community block party the weekend of Oct. 15, will run through Fall 2013. “We’re not like traditional museums, which keep changing exhibits. Our exhibits run two years. Our visitors LIKE coming back,” said Rachel Teagle, NCM’s

A young visitor investigates Shinique Smith’s maze, decorated with used clothing. PHOTO: MAURICE HEWITT

executive director and chief curator who has been part of the museum since 2007, a year before it opened. “We look for artists who understand what it means to take kids seriously,” she said. “We try to present real issues, and still keep things playful. We want kids to have fun thinking about

things. Then we have a really big opportunity to have the information stick.” With TRASH, she looked for artists who were already interested in the subject, an increasingly popular one in today’s art world, where eco-wise artists are finding other people’s junk and their own a good source of material.

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“We have open calls for artists, inviting them to submit ideas,” Teagle said. “Mikey Eastman came to us through our open call, and we’re proud to say this is his first exhibition.” Eastman, who uses electromagnets made from copper wire in old computer fans and metallic

residue from grounddown electronic devices to create delicate dust sculptures, is a San Diegan, as is Jessica McCambley, whose lacy plastic-bag clouds invite contemplation. The majority of the TRASH artists are Californians, but Vik Muniz is from Brazil, home of the world’s largest landfill. His oversized photographs give grandeur to the garbage-pickers who roam through the dump, recycling whatever they can. One of the main-floor attractions is Kianga Ford’s playspace made of wire mesh and plastic bottles. The artist interviewed kids on both sides of the Mexican border, and found that, while most said recycling was important, they didn’t know why. “Because you get a really big fine if you don’t,” one said. “TRASH opens up complicated issues that even adults don’t consider,” said Teagle. “There are no easy answers, but we have to start asking the core questions: Where does our stuff come from? And where does it go? How many of us

If you go What: Fun with TRASH When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MondaysWednesdays and Saturdays and Sundays; Closed Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays Where: The New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Ave., downtown San Diego Admission: $10; free to members, seniors and infants under age 1; $5 military Free Second Sundays: Nov. 13. Contact: (619) 2338792 Website: thinkplaycreate.org

know that the average American tosses out 4.5 pounds of waste every day?” Daily workshops show kids how to make their own art out of trash, things like “midden monsters,” glowing space sculptures, or photos of garbage. And parents are welcome to join in the fun.

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SB schools scare up Halloween Carnival

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he Solana Beach Foundation for Learning, with Solana Vista and Skyline elementary schools, hosted the annual Halloween Carnival on Oct. 23 at Solana Vista. Future artists, scientists and physical specialists dressed in their most creative costumes, carrying out a 30-year-plus campus tradition. Proceeds benefit the schools’ children’s enrichment programs, including art, physical education, science and technology, subjects no longer available at some schools statewide. Teachers’ salaries and the supporting materials needed are ongoing yearly challenges.

Skyler McFarlane, Greer Inns, Doe Husted, Kendall Mayo

Logan Levy, Kyle Perlman, Kerry Perlman

Michelle and Maggie Quiroz

(Above) Sydney Wall, Meg Larson (Right) Students enjoy tasty treats!

Dylan and Eric Granholm

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Morgan Mitchell, Teresa Lhota, Eric Mitchell

Valerie Vea, Scott Johnson

Sharon and Joelle Leib

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Dorothy and the Tin Man!

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Wine to Water On Saturday, Oct. 15, BRAVA Creative hosted a wine-tasting and catered fundraiser at Coast Photography on South Cedros Avenue in Solana Beach to benefit Wine To Water, a non-profit aid organization that provides sustainable water systems to needy people around the world. Organization founder Doc Hendley, who was named a “Top Ten CNN Hero” in 2009, was on hand to tell his story, which includes leaving everything behind in the United States to move to Darfur, putting himself in harm’s way to start the organization in early 2004. PHOTOS: CLAIRE HARLIN

Above: Chamber of Commerce President Carolyn Cohen congratulates owners Jolene Prieto and Jessica Rodriguez. Left: Nylie Afuyog, Efy Tal and dog Zanzi. Below: Councilman Joe and Mary Kellejian, Steve Ostrow Top: Doc Hendley, Shannon Bischofberger, Jenna Jarosz, Jessup Marion, Brittney Pearson, Skylar Powell. Left: Jessup Marion and Doc Hendley. Above: Kevin Connors and Lisa Strickland

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North Coast Rep’s ‘Heroes’ finds strength in its cast BY DIANA SAENGER Let’s Review! “Heroes,” a heartwarming look back (and forward) on the lives of three World War 1 heroes living out their days in a veterans’ home, won the Laurence Olivier Best New Comedy Award in 2006. Translated by Tom Stoppard from French playwright Gérald Sibleyras’ script, the North Coast Repertory Theatre version, stars Ray Reinhardt as Henri, Ken Ruta as Gustave, and Jonathan McMurtry as Philippe. The production is entertain- Gustave (Ken Ruta), Henri (Ray Reinhardt) and ing but not sensational. HowevPhilippe (Jonathan McMurty) enjoy the view of the er, with three sterling actors playing these roles under expert poplars in North Coast Repertory Theatre’s ‘Heroes.’ PHOTO: AARON RUMLEY direction by David Ellenstein, Philippe is prone to sudden fits where there is a strength and professionalism to he slumps forward, unconscious for a spell, the show that should not be missed. before he wakes up spouting commands to The drama opens on the trio sitting on his army captain. The acclaimed actor Mca lovely, serene patio. Henri, Gustave and Murtry, as Philippe, is a graduate of EngPhilippe speak not a word as each enjoys land’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, his own recollections. But when Henri also an associate artist at The Old Globe, breaks the silence, Gustave goes through a and has 50 years and 200 productions of hilarious tirade of why he hates all the credits there, having performed in all of months of the year, and then moves on to Shakespeare’s 37 plays. In 2008, he received the seasons and birthdays. The Globe’s Craig Noel Lifetime AchieveThe conversation turns to their resiment Award. Every ounce of his perfordence and how annoying they find Sister mance is believable, amusing, and an addiMadeline (not seen). She’s about to host a tional perk for the audience. birthday party for one of the residents. Henri is the hero who puts reality Philippe announces that not only does he into Gustave’s plan for the ailing men to hates these, but he worries that anyone hike their way out of the home and who has the same birthday as another resithrough the poplar trees they love. Walkdent, will find one of them dead. ing with a cane, he’s still willing to give Grasping for their last hoorahs and it a try; even devising a way the trio can planning to escape, the men find new hope cross a river without drowning. Reinin their “campaign.” hardt, a Broadway veteran and also a The play’s plot is thin. It’s the characfounding company member of the Amerters and their idiosyncrasies that keep the ican Conservatory Theater in San Franbanter funny and moving. cisco, plays Henri as the perfect balance Gustave is a dapper but grumpy war between his two friends, eager to try hero who talks to a stone statue of a dog on anything and unwilling to roll over and the patio, reads, and answers Philippe’s letdie. ters from his sister because Philippe is tired of them. He and Philippe enjoy taunting Henri about his infatuation with girls, as he’s the only one brave enough to still walk What: “Heroes” the village. Actor Ruta, is an original memWhen: Now – November 13, 2011 ber of San Francisco’s American ConservaWhere: North Coast Repertory Theatre tory Theatre with 60 productions as actor/ 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana director. He’s also performed with MinneBeach apolis’ Guthrie Theater and Cincinnati’s Tickets: $32 - $49 Playhouse in the Park. Currently, he’s an asBox Office: (858) 481-1055 sociate artist at San Diego’s Old Globe TheWebsite: www.northcoastrep.org atre. Every word and action of his hero is wonderful.

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Santa Fe Christian rocks music in education

Martin Katz: From a Faraway Land Learn about boarding school life

Santa Fe Christian Schools has implemented Yamaha’s “Music in Education” program, bridging Santa Fe’s rich musical traditions with contemporary technology. The Yamaha program focuses on creativity by allowing students to explore the excitements of improvisation and musical composition. With specialized keyboards, students are able to study music the way professional musicians do, by performing, creating and responding to sound as active art- First grader Mia Davis taps away on a Yamaha ists in the classroom. Santa Fe keyboard. Christian Schools is a Pre-K through 12th grade college preparatory school located in Solana Beach. For more information please contact (858) 755-8900 or www.sfcs.net

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at Andover Nov. 8 in Rancho Santa Fe Phillips Academy, better known as Andover, is a coeducational independent boarding high school of 1,100 students that is known for its excellent academic program. Andover, founded in 1778, is located in Andover, Mass., 21 miles north of Boston, on a magnificent 500 acre campus. William D. Leahy, director of admission, and Natalie Wombwell, assistant dean of admission, will discuss boarding school life, present a DVD about Phillips Academy and answer questions at “An Evening With Andover,” on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m., at the home of Lisa and George Bartlett in Rancho Santa Fe. RSVP to the Bartletts at (858) 756-7686. For more information concerning Andover, see www.andover.edu or call the Phillips Academy Admission Office at (978) 749-4050. Notable alumni include Samuel F. B. Morse, Oliver Wendell Holmes, George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Benjamin M. Spock, M. D., John F. Kennedy, Jr., Jack Lemmon, Dana Delany, Julia Alvarez, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Bill Belichick and Chris Hughes.

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NCL Mardi Gras Fashion Show Sophie LeBeau addresses guests.

Elaina Howe, Bryanna Mundy, Ashley Alleway

Elizabeth Case, Sophie LeBeau, Tatum Abadir

Kristine and Addison Breese

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he Del Sol Chapter of National Charity League held a Mardi Gras Fashion Show on Oct. 23 at the Del Mar Hilton to raise funds for San Pasqual Academy, a first-in-the-nation residential education campus designed specifically for foster teens. Twenty-three girls representing the chapter’s sophomore class sported clothes from Pink Lagoon (Cedros), LF La Jolla, Del Mar Kids/ The Back Room, Tobi Blatt (Carmel Valley), Pretty Please (Del Mar Highlands), Macy’s Fashion Valley, White House/Black Market (Fashion Valley) and Passion Fine Jewelry (Cedros). PHOTOS: ROB MCKENZIE

Valerie Quick, Susan Cowles

Kate Dondero and Ashley Condon of clothing contributor Pretty Please

Del Sol Chapter of the National Charity League Class of 2014

Lauren and Jill Sorge

Elizabeth Herr, Hayley Walker

Mary and Taylor Maloney, Audrey Segara

Sharon Ereso, Kim Coutts

Sue Sporl, Bonnie Hasse

Elaina Howe

Krista Frakes

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Tamami Yoshida

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Jake’s Del Mar holds 29th Beach Fun Run

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ake’s Del Mar hosted its 29th annual Beach Fun Run on Oct. 22. The 5K run started and finished at Jake’s, with awards for first place for men and women, along with oldest and youngest people to finish and the baby stroller division. The event also included a barbecue, drinks, Polynesian entertainment and a raffle. Proceeds benefit the Jake’s Del Mar Legacy of Aloha Program to the Del Mar Lifeguard Association for its various programs. Visit jakesdelmar.com. PHOTOS: JON CLARK

Lucia Faltys, Yumi Kobayashi, Junko Tarullo, Paul Warren with Rex, Bob Snipes with Sparky and Gabby

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Participants line up before the start of the run.

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Allert Boersma, Marta Ostrom

Jake’s Del Mar owners Sandy and Dana Saxten with Alex McDougall

Morgan Marks, Kate Robertson, Nicole Arnold, Adam Arnold

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Eat, Drink and be Scary: Sassy Spirits and Ghoulish Grub The Kitchen Shrink

CATHARINE KAUFMAN Contributor I’m shellacking my nails black and stirring my caldron bubbling over with Beluga and blinis and pumpkin martinis for a grown-up Halloween hoopla. All Hallow’s Eve, an ancient Catholic custom honoring saints, has morphed into a $3 billion-a-year trick-ortreating candy orgy. But big kids can have fun, too. • Celebrity chef Brian Malarkey will be shakin’ things up at his downtown Searsucker with some bone chilling cocktails like the Femur Shot — an actual steer femur bone, cleaned, boiled and stuffed with a concoction

of coconut, lime and vodka. • For a sweet and seasonal refresher, The Grant Grill on Broadway will offer its famous Smashing Pumpkin that appeared on The Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” This glorious gourd cocktail blends pumpkin, star anise, rum, Grand Marnier, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, aromatic saffron syrup, cardamom bitters and a squirt of fresh Meyer lemon. • For howling werewolfs, Donovan’s Prime Seafood will be pouring The Full Moon, a lunar libation of Double Cross Vodka, Valrhona white chocolate, vanilla infused pisco, and Sal de Camargue. • And for pure insanity, chug down the Mental Ward 10 of high west “bourye” bourbon, pomegranate, molasses, lime and sugar at Hotel Palomar’s new Saltbox Dining and Drinking. • Visit the Rancho Bernardo Inn for a Ghoulish Grog of Bacardi light, gold and dark rums, Grand Marnier and grapefruit, orange and pineapple juices served in a Mason jar with a glow stick garnish. Playing armchair mixol-

Pumpkin Pecan Cherry Bread As the skeleton said to his dinner guests on Halloween – Bone appétit! Ingredients: 1 15 ounce can pumpkin puree 2/3 cup apple juice or water 1 cup canola or grapeseed oil 4 large eggs 3 1/3 cups unbleached flour 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup maple or agave syrup 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup toasted, chopped pecans 1/2 cup dried cherries or raisins Method: Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease two loaf pans (8 x 5 inch) with oil. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine pumpkin, oil, eggs, syrup and beat until smooth. In a large mixing bowl combine

ogist, may I make some eerie recommendations so you can shake, rattle and roll in your own home? This Black Cat is one you definitely want to cross paths with on Halloween – an icy Blavod Black Vodka blended with a raspberry-flavored Chambord garnished with fresh raspberries. Or a Bloody Brew, a twist on

the remaining ingredients. Gradually incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet, blending until thoroughly mixed. Pour into loaf pans and bake for one hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes clean. Serve with whipped cream or pumpkin gelato.

the classic Bloody Mary which adds a splash of beer to the mix to make it sizzle and foam at the mug. To shock the senses, (and your guests) try a Brain Hemorrhage that truly resembles gray matter in a glass. This cocktail layers Peach Schnapps and Irish Cream with a finishing drizzle of

Grenadine over the top, giving the libation its signature color. And for that sweet caffeine jolt, do a Cookie Monster Cocktail that makes a liquid cookie sandwiching Irish Cream between Kahlua and Peppermint Schnapps. Whip up some fun Halloween eats to accompany these drinks. Kick off the fes-

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INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: David Dean Bergquist filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name David Dean Bergquist to Proposed Name Julian David Bergquist. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. Notice of Hearing Date: Nov. 9, 2011 Time: 8:30 a.m, Dept 8. The address of the court is 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA., 92101. A copy of this Order To Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, Carmel Valley News. Date: Sept. 23, 2011. Kevin A. Enright Judge of the Superior Court CV280, Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2011 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No. 11-517797 INC Title Order No. 110196968-CABFI APN 123-210-60-00 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 02/22/07. 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 11/02/11 at 10:30 am, Aztec Foreclosure Corporation as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 03/05/07 in Instrument No. 20070146697 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN DIEGO County, California, executed by: Susan M. Cope and Jeffrey Cope, Wife and Husband as Joint Tenants, as Trustor, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee of the Residential Asset Securitization Trust 2007-A5, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-E under the Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated March 1,

2007, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a 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), At the entrance to the East County Regional Center by statue, 250 E. Main Street, El Cajon, CA 92020, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California described as: 3168 ALTA VERDE DRIVE, FALLBROOK, CA 92028 The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said 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 said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $639,808.07 (Estimated) Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. Requirements of SB1137 have been met pursuant to the Notice of Sale Declaration of record. DATE: 10/6/11 Elaine Malone Assistant Secretary & Assistant Vice President Aztec Foreclosure Corporation c/o 4665 MacArthur Court, Suite 250 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: (800) 731-0850 or (602) 222-5711 Fax: (847)627-8803 www.aztectrustee.com For Trustee’s Sale Information Call 714-730-2727 http://www.lpsasap.com ASAP# 4107532 10/13/2011, 10/20/2011, 10/27/2011, DM558

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2011-027555 Fictitious Business Name(s): Speak Up Accent Modification and Business English located at: 11026 W. Ocean Air Dr. #3132, San Diego, CA., 92130, San Diego County. Mailing Address: Same as above. This business is conducted by: An Individual. The first day of business: has not yet started. This business is hereby registered by the following: Erika Marie Rose, 11026 W. Ocean Air Dr., #3132, San Diego, CA., 92130, Sole Proprietorship. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego County on 09-292011. Erika Marie Rose, CV279, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER 37-2011-00098375-CU-PT-CTL SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 330 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA., 92101. PETITION OF: Carl Qu, on behalf of Jiesheng Qu, a minor for change of name. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:

Petitioner: Carl Qu, Hong Sun filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present Name Jiesheng Qu to Proposed Name Jason Qu. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. Notice of Hearing Date: Nov. 09, 2011 Time: 8:30 a.m, Dept 8. The address of the court is. A copy of this Order To Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, Carmel Valley News. Date: Kevin A. Enright Judge of the Superior Court CV278, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011

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Q&A continued from page B1 problems as if one size fits all. My understanding of personality has taught me that people understand the world differently based on their personality. I would like to leverage this understanding to work with larger groups of people, whether it is with politics or different religious groups, to promote better cooperation and understanding. 4. Who or what inspires you? I had two mentors who inspired me, one was a brilliant psychiatrist and very kind, and the other was a brilliant UCSD psychologist who understood people, was

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Artist Todd Swenke’s Dia de los Muertos altar installation at Leaping Lotus in Solana Beach’s Cedros Design District. PHOTO: CLAIRE HARLIN tled “Transision,” illustrates the transition from past life to post-mortem, and shows a woman (painted by Tiffany), who is half skeleton (painted by Swenke). “It gives you so much fulfillment as a parent to create something with your child,” Swenke said. The exhibition also features an altar created by Maya Ramirez, from Aguascaliente, Mexico, which shares relics from her family in Mexico. Three-dimensional art by Cesar Castaneda is also on display —including two tree stumps that have been transformed into ornate and organic feathered animal heads, one of which is suspended high above the ground. Also on view (and on sale from almost $900) is a boxed spring bed that was used as the palette for a large, detailed Dia de los Muertos-themed painting. Leaping Lotus is located at 240 S. Cedros Ave. For more information call (858) 7208283.

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